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Chicago Cubs 2022 Payroll

Cubs 2022 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2022 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Cubs – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (28) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Stroman Marcus Stroman 31 SP Vet 2 $25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $25,000,000 25.48 23,666,667
Heyward Jason Heyward 32 RF Vet $22,000,000 $2,500,000 $24,500,000 $24,500,000 24.97 23,000,000
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 32 SP Vet $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 14.27 13,875,000
Miley Wade Miley 35 SP Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 10.19 10,000,000
Happ Ian Happ 27 LF Arb 2 2 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 8.15 8,000,000
Contreras Willson Contreras 30 C Arb 3 $7,500,000 - $7,500,000 $7,500,000 7.64 7,500,000
Gomes Yan Gomes 34 C Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 6.12 6,500,000
Bote David Bote 29 2B Arb 1 2 $2,500,000 $10,000 $2,510,000 $2,510,000 2.56 3,000,000
Hermosillo Michael Hermosillo 27 CF Pre-Arb $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0.61 600,000
Alcantara Sergio Alcantara 25 2B Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay 27 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Amaya Miguel Amaya 23 C Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Effross Scott Effross 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Heuer Codi Heuer 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hoerner Nico Hoerner 25 SS Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Madrigal Nick Madrigal 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Mills Alec Mills 30 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Ortega Rafael Ortega 31 CF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Ramirez Harold Ramirez 27 RF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rivas Alfonso Rivas 25 1B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rodriguez Manuel Rodriguez 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rucker Michael Rucker 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Schwindel Frank Schwindel 30 1B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Steele Justin Steele 26 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Thompson Keegan Thompson 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Wick Rowan Wick 29 RP/CL Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Wieck Brad Wieck 30 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Wisdom Patrick Wisdom 30 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


2022 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $95,600,000 $2,510,000 - $98,110,000 $98,110,000
Total Payroll $95,600,000 $2,510,000 - $98,110,000 $98,110,000

 

2022 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $107,066,667
Estimated Player Benefits $16,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $125,316,667
Comp. Balance Tax Space $84,683,333


2022 Minor

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

Player (11) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Frazier Clint Frazier AAA 27 OF 1 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1,500,000
Abbott Cory Abbott AAA 26 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Canario Alexander Canario AA 22 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Deichmann Greg Deichmann AAA 27 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Espinoza Anderson Espinoza AAA 24 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Marquez Brailyn Marquez AAA 23 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Morel Christopher Morel AAA 23 3B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Nance Tommy Nance AAA 31 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Roberts Ethan Roberts AAA 24 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Velazquez Nelson Velazquez AAA 23 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Vizcaino Alexander Vizcaino AAA 25 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
 

2022 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (0) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
SanchezAdan Sanchez 0 C - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000
HernandezAlexis Hernandez 0 SS - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000
RojasJefferson Rojas 0 SS - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
AlcantataJosefrailyn Alcantata 0 OF - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000