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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.

 
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 $25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $25,000,000 15.06 23,666,667
Miley Wade Miley 35 SP Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 6.02 10,000,000
Contreras Willson Contreras 30 C Arb 3 $9,625,000 - $9,625,000 $9,625,000 5.80 9,625,000
Suzuki Seiya Suzuki 27 RF Pre-Arb 3 $7,000,000 $1,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 4.82 17,000,000
Happ Ian Happ 27 LF Arb 2 2 $6,850,000 - $6,850,000 $6,850,000 4.13 6,850,000
Gomes Yan Gomes 34 C Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.61 6,500,000
Smyly Drew Smyly 33 SP Vet $4,250,000 - $4,250,000 $4,250,000 2.56 5,250,000
Bote David Bote 29 2B Arb 1 2 $2,500,000 $10,000 $2,510,000 $2,510,000 1.51 3,000,000
Reyes Franmil Reyes 26 DH Arb 1 2 $4,550,000 - $4,550,000 $1,450,000 0.87 1,450,000
Wisdom Patrick Wisdom 30 3B Pre-Arb 3 $730,000 - $730,000 $730,000 0.44 730,000
Wick Rowan Wick 29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $724,000 - $724,000 $724,000 0.44 724,000
Hoerner Nico Hoerner 25 SS Pre-Arb 2 $720,000 - $720,000 $720,000 0.43 720,000
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $718,250 - $718,250 $718,250 0.43 718,250
Thompson Keegan Thompson 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 $706,000 - $706,000 $706,000 0.43 706,000
Assad Javier Assad 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.42 165,378
Rivas Alfonso Rivas 25 1B Pre-Arb 3 $701,500 - $701,500 $562,684 0.34 562,684
Rucker Michael Rucker 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $702,500 - $702,500 $548,120 0.33 548,120
Morel Christopher Morel 23 CF Pre-Arb 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $542,286 0.33 542,286
Hughes Brandon Hughes 26 RP/CL Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $538,440 0.32 538,440
Higgins P.J. Higgins 29 C Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $523,056 0.32 523,056
Rodriguez Manuel Rodriguez 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $484,596 0.29 484,596
Leiter Jr. Mark Leiter Jr. 31 RP Pre-Arb 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $457,674 0.28 457,674
Velazquez Nelson Velazquez 23 OF Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $419,214 0.25 419,214
Sampson Adrian Sampson 30 SP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $415,368 0.25 415,368
Uelmen Erich Uelmen 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $307,680 0.19 307,680
McKinstry Zach McKinstry 27 SS Pre-Arb 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $261,528 0.16 261,528
Wesneski Hayden Wesneski 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $115,380 0.07 115,380
Quiroz Esteban Quiroz 30 2B Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $69,228 0.04 69,228


2022 Injured List

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

Player (10) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Heyward Jason Heyward
(60-day, Knee)
32 RF Vet $22,000,000 $2,500,000 $24,500,000 $24,500,000 14.75 23,000,000
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks
(60-day, Shoulder)
32 SP Vet $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 8.43 13,875,000
Mills Alec Mills
(60-day, Back)
30 SP Pre-Arb $741,250 - $741,250 $741,250 0.45 741,250
Ortega Rafael Ortega
(60-day, Finger)
31 DH Pre-Arb $738,500 - $738,500 $738,500 0.44 738,500
Heuer Codi Heuer
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $734,000 - $734,000 $734,000 0.44 734,000
Wieck Brad Wieck
(60-day, Elbow)
30 RP Pre-Arb 1 $717,000 - $717,000 $717,000 0.43 717,000
Madrigal Nick Madrigal
(10-day, Groin)
25 2B Pre-Arb 3 $716,500 - $716,500 $716,500 0.43 716,500
Steele Justin Steele
(15-day, Back)
26 SP Pre-Arb 1 $705,000 - $705,000 $705,000 0.42 705,000
Roberts Ethan Roberts
(60-day, Shoulder)
24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.42 700,000
Brault Steven Brault
(15-day, Shoulder)
30 SP Arb 2 1 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $667,602 0.40 667,602


2022 Suspended/Restricted

Salaries from players who have been suspended/restricted, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Vizcaino Alexander Vizcaino 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2022 Retained Salaries

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

Player (43) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Villar Jonathan Villar 31 SS $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.61 6,000,000
Horton Cade Horton 20 SP - $4,450,000 $4,450,000 $4,450,000 2.68 4,450,000
Simmons Andrelton Simmons 32 SS $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.41 4,000,000
Ferris Jackson Ferris 18 SP - $3,005,000 $3,005,000 $3,005,000 1.81 3,005,000
Givens Mychal Givens 32 RP $2,250,000 - $2,250,000 $2,250,000 1.36 2,250,000
Robertson David Robertson 37 RP/CL $2,250,000 - $2,250,000 $2,250,000 1.36 2,250,000
Norris Daniel Norris 29 RP $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 1.05 1,750,000
Martin Chris Martin 36 RP $1,565,934 - $1,565,934 $1,565,934 0.94 1,565,934
Sanchez Adan Sanchez 0 C - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.90 1,500,000
Hernandez Alexis Hernandez 0 SS - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000 0.78 1,300,000
Mule Nazier Mule 17 RP - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.60 1,000,000
Rojas Jefferson Rojas 0 SS - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.60 1,000,000
Paciolla Christopher Paciolla 18 SS - $900,000 $900,000 $900,000 0.54 900,000
Alcantata Josefrailyn Alcantata 0 OF - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.30 500,000
Schwindel Frank Schwindel 30 1B $496,128 - $496,128 $496,128 0.30 496,128
Effross Scott Effross 28 RP $450,918 - $450,918 $450,918 0.27 450,918
Birdsell Brandon Birdsell 22 RP - $385,000 $385,000 $385,000 0.23 385,000
Frisch Will Frisch 21 P - $228,000 $228,000 $228,000 0.14 228,000
Rujano Luis Rujano 19 P - $210,000 $210,000 $210,000 0.13 210,000
McGwire Mason McGwire 18 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.12 200,000
Noland Connor Noland 22 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.12 200,000
Gsellman Robert Gsellman 28 RP $164,850 - $164,850 $164,850 0.10 164,850
Hodge Porter Hodge 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08 125,000
Marshall Shane Marshall 22 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08 125,000
McCullough Brody McCullough 22 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08 125,000
McGeary Haydn McGeary 22 C - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08 125,000
Noriega Branden Noriega 20 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08 125,000
Peters Mathew Peters 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08 125,000
Wheat JP Wheat 19 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08 125,000
Chavez Jesse Chavez 38 RP $120,960 - $120,960 $120,960 0.07 120,960
Collier Ke'Shun Collier 21 OF - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.06 100,000
Brown Garrett Brown 22 P - $80,000 $80,000 $80,000 0.05 80,000
Farrell Luke Farrell 31 RP $53,844 - $53,844 $53,844 0.03 53,844
Garriola Andy Garriola 22 OF - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.03 50,000
Vargas Ildemaro Vargas 30 2B $46,152 - $46,152 $46,152 0.03 46,152
Menez Conner Menez 27 P $30,769 - $30,769 $30,769 0.02 30,769
Hull Nick Hull 22 P - $25,000 $25,000 $25,000 0.02 25,000
Stout Eric Stout 29 P $11,538 - $11,538 $11,538 0.01 11,538
St. John Locke St. John 29 P $7,526 - $7,526 $7,526 0.00 7,526
Washer Jake Washer 26 C - $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00 5,000
Padilla Nicholas Padilla 25 RP $3,846 - $3,846 $3,846 0.00 3,846
Sampson Adrian Sampson 30 RP $3,763 - $3,763 $3,763 0.00 3,763
Kachmar Chris Kachmar 25 P - $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00 1,000


2022 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $89,177,250 $1,010,000 - $90,187,250 $83,228,504
Injured List Money $42,552,250 $2,500,000 - $45,052,250 $44,219,852
Retained Salary $19,206,228 $16,014,000 - $35,220,228 $35,220,228
Total Payroll $150,935,728 $19,524,000 - $170,459,728 $162,668,584

 

2022 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $230,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $173,546,551
Estimated Player Benefits $16,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $3,380,922
Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Proj. Tax Payroll $194,594,139


2022 Minor

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

Player (15) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Crook Narciso Crook AAA 26 RF 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $19,230 19,230
Espinoza Anderson Espinoza AAA 24 RP 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $107,688 107,688
Estrada Jeremiah Estrada AAA 23 RP 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $88,458 88,458
Kilian Caleb Kilian AAA 25 SP 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $30,768 30,768
Young Jared Young AAA 26 1B 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $49,998 49,998
Amaya Miguel Amaya AAA 23 C 1 - - -0 -0 0
Canario Alexander Canario AAA 22 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Marquez Brailyn Marquez AAA 23 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Frazier Clint Frazier AAA 27 OF 1 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1,500,000
Gsellman Robert Gsellman AAA 28 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $164,850 164,850
Newcomb Sean Newcomb AAA 29 RP $900,000 - $900,000 $474,720 474,720
Hermosillo Michael Hermosillo AAA 27 CF $707,000 - $707,000 $675,990 675,990
Castro Kervin Castro AAA 23 RP 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $84,612 84,612
Little Brendon Little AAA 25 P 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $11,538 11,538
Swarmer Matt Swarmer AAA 28 SP 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $173,070 173,070
Alcantara Kevin Alcantara A 19 OF '22 - - -0 -0 0
Aliendo Pablo Aliendo A 21 C '22 - - -0 -0 0
Caissie Owen Caissie A 19 OF '24 - - -0 -0 0
Castillo Erick Castillo AAA 29 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Clarke Chris Clarke AA 23 P '22 - - -0 -0 0
Crow-Armstrong Pete Crow-Armstrong A 20 OF '22 - - -0 -0 0
Davis Brennen Davis AAA 22 OF '22 - - -0 -0 0
Franklin Kohl Franklin A 22 P '22 - - -0 -0 0
Franklin Christian Franklin A 22 OF '24 - - -0 -0 0
Giambrone Trent Giambrone AAA 28 2B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Gonsalves Stephen Gonsalves AAA 27 SP - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Cristian Hernandez 18 SS '25 - - -0 -0 0
Herz Davidjohn Herz A 21 P '23 - - -0 -0 0
Hicks John Hicks AAA 32 C - - -0 -0 0
Holder Jonathan Holder AAA 29 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Howard Ed Howard A 19 SS '24 - - -0 -0 0
Hudson Bryan Hudson AAA 25 SP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Jensen Ryan Jensen AA 24 P '22 - - -0 -0 0
Leeper Ben Leeper AAA 25 P '23 - - -0 -0 0
Made Kevin Made A 19 SS '23 - - -0 -0 0
Maldonado Nelson Maldonado AAA 25 OF '22 - - -0 -0 0
Mekkes Dakota Mekkes AAA 27 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Nwogu Jordan Nwogu A 23 OF '23 - - -0 -0 0
Payne Tyler Payne AAA 29 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Pinango Yohendrick Pinango A 20 OF '22 - - -0 -0 0
Preciado Reginald Preciado A 19 SS '23 - - -0 -0 0
Sanders Cam Sanders AAA 25 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Strumpf Chase Strumpf AA 24 2B '22 - - -0 -0 0
Susnara Tim Susnara AA 26 C R5 - - -0 -0 0
Thompson Riley Thompson AA 25 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Triantos James Triantos A 19 3B '25 - - -0 -0 0
Ueckert Cayne Ueckert AAA 26 P '22 - - -0 -0 0
Wicks Jordan Wicks A 22 P '24 - - -0 -0 0