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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 (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Heyward Jason Heyward 32 RF Vet $22,000,000 $2,500,000 $24,500,000 $24,500,000 16.52 23,000,000
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 32 SP Vet $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 9.44 13,875,000
Contreras Willson Contreras 30 C Arb 3 $9,625,000 - $9,625,000 $9,625,000 6.49 9,625,000
Happ Ian Happ 27 LF Arb 2 2 $6,850,000 - $6,850,000 $6,850,000 4.62 6,850,000
Gomes Yan Gomes 34 C Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.05 6,500,000
Simmons Andrelton Simmons 32 SS Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.70 4,000,000
Givens Mychal Givens 32 RP Vet $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 2.36 5,000,000
Robertson David Robertson 37 RP/CL Vet $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 2.36 3,500,000
Bote David Bote 29 2B Arb 1 2 $2,500,000 $10,000 $2,510,000 $2,510,000 1.69 3,000,000
Martin Chris Martin 36 RP Arb 2 1 $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.69 2,500,000
Mills Alec Mills 30 SP Pre-Arb $741,250 - $741,250 $741,250 0.50 741,250
Ortega Rafael Ortega 31 DH Pre-Arb $738,500 - $738,500 $738,500 0.50 738,500
Wisdom Patrick Wisdom 30 3B Pre-Arb 3 $730,000 - $730,000 $730,000 0.49 730,000
Wick Rowan Wick 29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $724,000 - $724,000 $724,000 0.49 724,000
Hoerner Nico Hoerner 25 SS Pre-Arb 2 $720,000 - $720,000 $720,000 0.49 720,000
Thompson Keegan Thompson 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $706,000 - $706,000 $706,000 0.48 706,000
Steele Justin Steele 26 SP Pre-Arb 1 $705,000 - $705,000 $705,000 0.48 705,000
Effross Scott Effross 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $701,500 - $701,500 $701,500 0.47 701,500
Rivas Alfonso Rivas 25 1B Pre-Arb 3 $701,500 - $701,500 $662,888 0.45 662,888
Morel Christopher Morel 23 CF Pre-Arb 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $542,286 0.37 542,286
Hughes Brandon Hughes 26 RP Pre-Arb R5 $700,000 - $700,000 $538,440 0.36 538,440
Higgins P.J. Higgins 29 C Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $523,056 0.35 523,056
Leiter Jr. Mark Leiter Jr. 31 SP Pre-Arb 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $515,364 0.35 515,364
Swarmer Matt Swarmer 28 SP Pre-Arb R5 $700,000 - $700,000 $492,288 0.33 492,288
Velazquez Nelson Velazquez 23 OF Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $419,214 0.28 419,214
Sampson Adrian Sampson 30 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $415,368 0.28 415,368


2022 Injured List

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

Player (13) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Stroman Marcus Stroman
(15-day, Shoulder)
31 SP Vet $25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $25,000,000 16.86 23,666,667
Miley Wade Miley
(15-day, Shoulder)
35 SP Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 6.74 10,000,000
Suzuki Seiya Suzuki
(10-day, Finger)
27 RF Pre-Arb 3 $7,000,000 $1,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.39 17,000,000
Smyly Drew Smyly
(15-day, Oblique)
33 SP Vet $4,250,000 - $4,250,000 $4,250,000 2.87 5,250,000
Norris Daniel Norris
(15-day, Finger)
29 RP Vet $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 1.18 1,750,000
Heuer Codi Heuer
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $734,000 - $734,000 $734,000 0.49 734,000
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay
(60-day, Shoulder)
27 SP Pre-Arb 1 $718,250 - $718,250 $718,250 0.48 718,250
Wieck Brad Wieck
(60-day, Elbow)
30 RP Pre-Arb 1 $717,000 - $717,000 $717,000 0.48 717,000
Madrigal Nick Madrigal
(10-day, Groin)
25 2B Pre-Arb 3 $716,500 - $716,500 $716,500 0.48 716,500
Hermosillo Michael Hermosillo
(10-day, Quad)
27 CF Pre-Arb $707,000 - $707,000 $707,000 0.48 707,000
Schwindel Frank Schwindel
(10-day, Back)
30 1B Pre-Arb 2 $705,500 - $705,500 $701,705 0.47 701,705
Roberts Ethan Roberts
(60-day, Shoulder)
24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.47 700,000
Rodriguez Manuel Rodriguez
(60-day, Elbow)
25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $484,596 0.33 484,596


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 (5) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Chavez Jesse Chavez 38 RP $120,960 - $120,960 $120,960 0.08 120,960
Vargas Ildemaro Vargas 30 2B $46,152 - $46,152 $46,152 0.03 46,152
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 0.01 7,526
Sampson Adrian Sampson 30 RP $3,763 - $3,763 $3,763 0.00 3,763


2022 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $85,842,750 $2,510,000 - $88,352,750 $86,860,154
Injured List Money $53,698,250 $1,000,000 - $54,698,250 $54,479,051
Retained Salary $189,939 - - $189,939 $189,939
Total Payroll $139,730,939 $3,510,000 - $143,240,939 $141,529,144

 

2022 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $230,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $157,831,035
Estimated Player Benefits $16,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $6,770,224
Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Proj. Tax Payroll $182,267,925


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
Rucker Michael Rucker 28 RP 3 $702,500 - $702,500 $274,060 274,060
Espinoza Anderson Espinoza 24 SP 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $7,692 7,692
Kilian Caleb Kilian 25 SP $700,000 - $700,000 $30,768 30,768
Amaya Miguel Amaya 23 C 1 - - -0 -0 0
Canario Alexander Canario AA 22 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Marquez Brailyn Marquez AA 23 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Villar Jonathan Villar 31 2B $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 4,500,000
Brault Steven Brault 30 SP 1 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1,500,000
Frazier Clint Frazier 27 OF 1 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1,500,000
Gsellman Robert Gsellman 28 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $164,850 164,850
Newcomb Sean Newcomb 29 RP $900,000 - $900,000 $262,085 262,085
Menez Conner Menez 27 RP R5 $700,000 - $700,000 $30,769 30,769
Alcantara Kevin Alcantara 19 OF - - -0 -0 0
Aliendo Pablo Aliendo AA 21 C - - -0 -0 0
Biagini Joseph Biagini AAA 32 RP - - -0 -0 0
Caissie Owen Caissie A 19 OF - - -0 -0 0
Castillo Erick Castillo 29 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Clarke Chris Clarke AA 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Crook Narciso Crook AAA 26 RF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Crow-Armstrong Pete Crow-Armstrong A 20 OF - - -0 -0 0
Davis Brennen Davis 22 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Deichmann Greg Deichmann 27 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Dermody Matt Dermody 31 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Franklin Kohl Franklin A 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Franklin Christian Franklin A 22 OF - - -0 -0 0
Garcia Robel Garcia AAA 29 2B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Giambrone Trent Giambrone AAA 28 2B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Gonsalves Stephen Gonsalves 27 SP - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Cristian Hernandez AAA 18 SS - - -0 -0 0
Herz Davidjohn Herz AA 21 P - - -0 -0 0
Hicks John Hicks 32 C - - -0 -0 0
Holder Jonathan Holder 29 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Howard Ed Howard A 19 SS - - -0 -0 0
Hudson Bryan Hudson AAA 25 SP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Jensen Ryan Jensen AA 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Leeper Ben Leeper 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Little Brendon Little AAA 25 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Machado Dixon Machado 30 2B - - -0 -0 0
Made Kevin Made A 19 SS - - -0 -0 0
Maldonado Nelson Maldonado AAA 25 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Mekkes Dakota Mekkes AAA 27 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Nwogu Jordan Nwogu A 23 OF - - -0 -0 0
Payne Tyler Payne 29 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Pinango Yohendrick Pinango AA 20 OF - - -0 -0 0
Preciado Reginald Preciado 19 SS - - -0 -0 0
Quiroz Esteban Quiroz AAA 30 2B R5 - - -0 -0 0
Roederer Cole Roederer AA 22 OF - - -0 -0 0
Sanders Cam Sanders AAA 25 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Stewart Kohl Stewart AAA 27 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Strumpf Chase Strumpf 24 2B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Susnara Tim Susnara AA 26 C R5 - - -0 -0 0
Thompson Riley Thompson A 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Triantos James Triantos 19 3B - - -0 -0 0
Ueckert Cayne Ueckert AAA 26 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Uelmen Erich Uelmen AAA 26 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Wicks Jordan Wicks AA 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Young Jared Young AAA 26 1B R5 - - -0 -0 0
 

2022 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (5) 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