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Chicago Cubs 2019 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2019 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (33) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Lester Jon Lester 35 SP Vet $22,500,000 $5,000,000 $27,500,000 $27,500,000 12.78 25,833,333
Heyward Jason Heyward 29 RF Vet $20,000,000 $2,500,000 $22,500,000 $22,500,000 10.45 23,000,000
Darvish Yu Darvish 32 SP Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 9.29 21,000,000
Hamels Cole Hamels 35 SP Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 9.29 20,000,000
Bryant Kris Bryant 27 3B Arb 2 3 $12,900,000 - $12,900,000 $12,900,000 5.99 12,900,000
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood 29 SP Vet $12,500,000 - $12,500,000 $12,500,000 5.81 12,666,667
Zobrist Ben Zobrist 38 2B Vet $12,000,000 $500,000 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 5.81 14,000,000
Rizzo Anthony Rizzo 29 1B Vet $11,000,000 $285,714 $11,285,714 $11,285,714 5.24 5,857,143
Quintana Jose Quintana 30 SP Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 4.88 10,500,000
Morrow Brandon Morrow 34 RP/CL Vet $9,000,000 - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 4.18 10,500,000
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 29 SP Arb 2 3 $7,405,000 - $7,405,000 $7,405,000 3.44 7,405,000
Cishek Steve Cishek 33 RP Vet $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.02 6,500,000
Strop Pedro Strop 34 RP/CL Vet $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $6,250,000 2.90 6,250,000
Baez Javier Baez 26 SS Arb 1 2 $5,200,000 - $5,200,000 $5,200,000 2.42 5,200,000
Kintzler Brandon Kintzler 34 RP Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.32 5,000,000
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 26 LF Arb 1 2 $3,390,000 - $3,390,000 $3,390,000 1.58 3,390,000
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 29 SP Arb 1 $2,440,000 - $2,440,000 $2,440,000 1.13 2,440,000
Brach Brad Brach 33 RP Vet $1,650,000 - $1,650,000 $1,650,000 0.77 3,000,000
Descalso Daniel Descalso 32 2B Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.70 2,500,000
Edwards C.J. Edwards 27 RP Arb 1 1 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.70 1,500,000
Barnette Tony Barnette 35 RP Arb 1 3 $750,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.46 750,000
Cedeno Xavier Cedeno 32 RP Arb 3 $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 0.42 900,000
Contreras Willson Contreras 27 C Pre-Arb 2 $684,000 - $684,000 $684,000 0.32 684,000
Almora Albert Almora 25 CF Pre-Arb 2 $615,500 - $615,500 $615,500 0.29 615,500
Caratini Victor Caratini 25 C Pre-Arb 1 $569,500 - $569,500 $569,500 0.26 569,500
Bote David Bote 26 3B Pre-Arb 2 $561,500 - $561,500 $561,500 0.26 561,500
Zagunis Mark Zagunis 26 LF Pre-Arb 1 $556,500 - $556,500 $556,500 0.26 556,500
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay 24 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.26 555,000
Collins Tim Collins 29 RP Vet $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.26 555,000
Rosario Randy Rosario 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.26 555,000
Ryan Kyle Ryan 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.26 555,000
Steele Justin Steele 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.26 555,000
Tseng Jen-Ho Tseng 24 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.26 555,000


2019 Injured List

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Graveman Kendall Graveman (60-day) 28 SP Arb 1 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.27 575,000


2019 Reserve/Suspended

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Russell Addison Russell 25 SS Arb 2 3 $3,400,000 - $3,400,000 $3,400,000 1.58 3,400,000
De La Cruz Oscar De La Cruz 24 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2019 Minor/In the System

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

Player (28) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Duensing Brian Duensing 36 RP $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 3,500,000
Webster Allen Webster 29 SP $650,000 - $650,000 $650,000 650,000
Happ Ian Happ 24 CF 3 $603,500 - $603,500 $603,500 575,000
Adames Cristhian Adames 27 SS - - -0 -0 0
Adduci Jim Adduci 34 CF 1 - - -0 -0 0
Arcia Francisco Arcia 29 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Bernard Wynton Bernard 28 LF - - -0 -0 0
Black Corey Black 27 SP - - -0 -0 0
Carasiti Matt Carasiti 27 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Clarkin Ian Clarkin 24 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Davis Taylor Davis 29 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Evans Phillip Evans 27 3B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Field Johnny Field 27 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Hagerty Luke Hagerty 38 RP - - -0 -0 0
Hannemann Jacob Hannemann 28 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Hultzen Danny Hultzen 29 RP - - -0 -0 0
Kontos George Kontos 34 RP - - -0 -0 0
Maples Dillon Maples 27 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Martinez Eddy Julio Martinez 0 CF - - -0 -0 0
Mills Alec Mills 27 RP 1 - - -0 -0 575,000
Norwood James Norwood 25 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Ramirez Carlos Ramirez 28 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Rea Colin Rea 28 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Scahill Rob Scahill 32 RP - - -0 -0 0
Underwood Duane Underwood 24 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Vasto Jerry Vasto 0 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Wick Rowan Wick 26 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Zagurski Mike Zagurski 36 RP - - -0 -0 0


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $207,737,714
Injured Reserve Money $575,000
Reserve/Suspended Money $3,400,000
Buried Minor Salary $3,500,000
Total Payroll $215,212,714
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $199,202,000 $8,285,714 $250,000 $207,737,714 $207,737,714
Injured Reserve Money $575,000 - - $575,000 $575,000
Reserve/Suspended Money $3,400,000 - - $3,400,000 $3,400,000
Buried Minor Salary $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Total Payroll $206,677,000 $8,285,714 $250,000 $215,212,714 $215,212,714

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $208,559,143
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $225,559,143
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-19,559,143
Est. Tax Bill (20%) $3,911,829
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $229,470,972