Chicago Cubs 2024 Financial Summary

A current summary of Chicago Cubs 2024 player cap & cash figures.

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Total Payroll Allocations

$233,332,765 / 8th

Adjusted Payroll Total

$225,223,443

Tax Space

$3,050,843

Cash Total

$233,163,443 / 8th

2024 Active Roster

Pre-Arbitration
Arbitration
Player Option
Opt-Out
Club Option
Mutual Option
Vested Option
Estimate
Player (26) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Bellinger
1
Cody Bellinger
1B 28 $27,500,000 $26,666,667 11.25% $27,500,000 2027
Swanson
2
Dansby Swanson
SS 30 $26,000,000 $25,285,714 10.67% $25,000,000 2030
Happ
3
Ian Happ
LF 29 $21,000,000 $20,333,333 8.58% $20,000,000 2027
Suzuki
4
Seiya Suzuki
RF 29 $21,000,000 $17,000,000 7.17% $20,000,000 2027
Taillon
5
Jameson Taillon
SP 32 $18,000,000 $17,000,000 7.17% $18,000,000 2027
Hendricks
6
Kyle Hendricks
RP 34 $16,500,000 $14,500,000 6.12% $16,500,000 2025
Hoerner
7
Nico Hoerner
2B 27 $11,500,000 $11,666,667 4.92% $11,500,000 2027
Smyly
8
Drew Smyly
RP 35 $10,500,000 $9,500,000 4.01% $10,500,000 2026
Imanaga
9
Sh?ta Imanaga
SP 30 $9,250,000 $13,250,000 5.59% $10,000,000 2029
Neris
10
Hector Neris
RP 35 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 3.80% $9,000,000 2026
Gomes
11
Yan Gomes
C 36 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 2.53% $6,000,000 2025
Bote
12
David Bote
2B 31 $5,510,000 $3,000,000 1.27% $5,500,000 2027
Steele
13
Justin Steele
SP 28 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 1.69% $4,000,000 2028
Wisdom
14
Patrick Wisdom
3B 32 $2,725,000 $2,725,000 1.15% $2,725,000 2027
Tauchman
15
Mike Tauchman
CF 33 $1,950,000 $1,950,000 0.82% $1,950,000 2027
Leiter Jr.
16
Mark Leiter Jr.
RP 33 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.63% $1,500,000 2027
Morel
17
Christopher Morel
3B 25 $767,000 $767,000 0.32% $767,000
Assad
18
Javier Assad
SP 26 $755,000 $755,000 0.32% $755,000
Amaya
19
Miguel Amaya
C 25 $746,500 $746,500 0.32% $746,500
Busch
20
Michael Busch
DH 26 $741,500 $741,500 0.31% $741,500
Brewer
21
Colten Brewer
RP 31 $656,370 $656,370 0.28% $656,370
Little
22
Luke Little
RP 23 $652,884 $652,884 0.28% $652,884
Wesneski
23
Hayden Wesneski
RP 26 $636,480 $636,480 0.27% $636,480
Crow-Armstrong
24
Pete Crow-Armstrong
OF 22 $588,744 $588,744 0.25% $588,744
Miller
25
Tyson Miller
RP 28 $548,964 $548,964 0.23% $548,964
Thompson
26
Keegan Thompson
RP 29 $421,668 $421,668 0.18% $421,668 2028

2024 Injured List

Salaries from players who have been placed on the injured list, still counting against the payroll.

Player (6) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Alzolay
1
Adbert Alzolay
RP 29 $2,110,000 $2,110,000 - $2,110,000
Almonte
2
Yency Almonte
RP 30 $1,900,000 $1,900,000 0.80% $1,900,000
Merryweather
3
Julian Merryweather
RP 32 $1,175,000 $1,175,000 - $1,175,000
Wicks
4
Jordan Wicks
SP 24 $741,500 $741,500 0.31% $741,500
Kilian
5
Caleb Kilian
SP 27 $740,500 $740,500 - $740,500
Brown
6
Ben Brown
P 24 $732,043 $732,043 0.31% $732,043

2024 Retained

Leftover salaries from players who have been traded or released, or buyouts for declined options.

Player (7) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Free Agent Year
Mancini
1
Trey Mancini
OF 32 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 2.95%
Bellinger
2
Cody Bellinger
1B 28 $5,500,000 - -
Barnhart
3
Tucker Barnhart
C 33 $3,250,000 $3,250,000 1.37%
Boxberger
4
Brad Boxberger
RP 36 $800,000 - -
Cooper
5
Garrett Cooper
1B 33 $241,950 $241,950 0.10%
Lovelady
6
Richard Lovelady
RP 28 $63,648 $63,648 0.03%
Stroman
7
Marcus Stroman
SP 33 - $2,666,667 1.13%

2024 Deferred

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (1) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Heyward
1
Jason Heyward
RF 34 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000

2024 Payroll Totals

Payroll Summary
Active Roster $198,450,110 4th
Injured List $7,399,043 30th
Retained $19,522,265 8th
Minor $2,518,692 13th
Total Payroll Allocations $233,332,765 8th
Total Adjusted Payroll Allocations $225,223,443 8th

2024 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Tax Summary
Tax figures based on payroll data only. Outside revenue sources will be adjusted when available after the regular season.
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $237,000,000
Est. Guaranteed Contracts $189,892,491 5th
Est. Injured Contracts $7,399,043 -
Est. Retained Contracts $13,222,265 -
Est. Player Benefits $17,000,000 -
Est. Minor Buried League Contracts $2,518,692 -
Est. Minor League Contracts $2,250,000 -
Est. Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666 -
Est. Actual Tax Payroll $233,949,157 -
Est. Competitive Balance Tax Space $3,050,843 21st
     
Est. Projected Competitive Balance Tax Space (Active + Est. Arb + Est. Pre-Arb) $3,050,843 -

2024 Minor

Salaries from players currently in the system. denotes a buried salary that counts against the payroll.

Player (13) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
1
Nick Madrigal
2B 27 $1,810,000 $1,810,000 0.76% $1,810,000 2027
2
Thomas Pannone
RP 30 $800,000 $800,000 - $800,000
3
Daniel Palencia
RP 24 $186,966 $186,966 0.08% $186,966
4
Miles Mastrobuoni
LF 28 $152,418 $152,418 0.06% $152,418
5
Jose Cuas
RP 30 $114,716 $114,716 0.05% $114,716
6
Alexander Canario
OF 24 $91,494 $91,494 0.04% $91,494
7
Porter Hodge
RP 23 $83,538 $83,538 0.04% $83,538
8
Matt Mervis
1B 26 $43,758 $43,758 0.02% $43,758
9
Luis Vazquez
SS 24 $35,802 $35,802 0.02% $35,802
10
Brad Wieck
RP 32 - - - -
11
Brennen Davis
OF 24 - - - -
12
Kevin Alcantara
OF 21 - - - -
13
Michael Arias
P 22 - - - -

TRANSACTIONS

Jun 15, 2024
Keegan Thompson

Recalled from the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

Jun 13, 2024
Jorge Lopez

Signed a minor league contract with Chicago (CHC)

Jun 07, 2024
Keegan Thompson

Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

Jun 07, 2024
Porter Hodge

Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

Jun 03, 2024
Daniel Palencia

Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

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