Chicago Cubs 2018 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2018 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (25) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Heyward Jason Heyward 28 RF Vet $21,500,000 $6,666,667 - $28,166,667 $28,166,667 15.22
Lester Jon Lester 34 SP Vet $22,500,000 $5,000,000 - $27,500,000 $27,500,000 14.86
Zobrist Ben Zobrist 37 2B Vet $16,000,000 $500,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 8.91
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood 28 SP Vet $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000 $12,500,000 6.75
Bryant Kris Bryant 26 3B Arb 1 3 $10,850,000 - - $10,850,000 $10,850,000 5.86
Quintana Jose Quintana 29 SP Pre-Arb $8,850,000 - - $8,850,000 $8,850,000 4.78
Rizzo Anthony Rizzo 28 1B Pre-Arb $7,000,000 $285,714 - $7,285,714 $7,285,714 3.94
Cishek Steve Cishek 32 RP Vet $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.51
Strop Pedro Strop 33 RP Vet $5,850,000 - - $5,850,000 $5,850,000 3.16
Wilson Justin Wilson 30 RP Arb 3 $4,250,000 - - $4,250,000 $4,250,000 2.30
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 28 SP Arb 1 3 $4,175,000 - - $4,175,000 $4,175,000 2.26
Duensing Brian Duensing 35 RP Vet $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.89
Russell Addison Russell 24 SS Arb 1 3 $3,200,000 - - $3,200,000 $3,200,000 1.73
La Stella Tommy La Stella 29 3B Arb 1 1 $950,000 - - $950,000 $950,000 0.51
Baez Javier Baez 25 2B Pre-Arb 2 $657,000 - - $657,000 $657,000 0.35
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 29 SP Pre-Arb $611,250 - - $611,250 $611,250 0.33
Contreras Willson Contreras 26 C Pre-Arb 2 $604,500 - - $604,500 $604,500 0.33
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 25 LF Pre-Arb 2 $604,500 - - $604,500 $604,500 0.33
Edwards C.J. Edwards 26 RP Pre-Arb 1 $594,000 - - $594,000 $594,000 0.32
Almora Albert Almora 24 CF Pre-Arb 2 $584,500 - - $584,500 $584,500 0.32
Happ Ian Happ 23 CF Pre-Arb 3 $570,000 - - $570,000 $570,000 0.31
Caratini Victor Caratini 24 C Pre-Arb 2 $547,500 - - $547,500 $432,768 0.23
Chavez Jesse Chavez 34 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $500,000 $1,500,000 $397,824 0.21
Farrell Luke Farrell 27 P Pre-Arb 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $389,690 0.21
Rosario Randy Rosario 24 RP Pre-Arb 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $380,900 0.21


2018 Disabled List

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

Player (6) Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
DarvishYu Darvish (10-day) 31 SP $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000 $25,000,000 13.51
MorrowBrandon Morrow (10-day) 33 RP/CL $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 4.86
SmylyDrew Smyly (60-day) 29 SP $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.62
ButlerEddie Butler (60-day) 27 RP $570,750 - - $570,750 $570,750 0.31
HancockJustin Hancock (10-day) 27 RP 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $354,530 0.19
BassAnthony Bass (10-day) 30 RP $545,000 - - $545,000 $328,160 0.18


2018 Retained Salaries

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
GrimmJustin Grimm 29 RP $532,258 - - $532,258 $532,258 0.29
NavarroEfren Navarro 32 1B $14,650 - - $14,650 $14,650 0.01


2018 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
HoernerNico Hoerner 21 SS - $2,724,000 - $2,724,000 $2,724,000 1.47
LopezJose Lopez 0 OF - $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.81
RoedererCole Roederer 18 OF - $1,200,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.65
DavisBrennen Davis 18 OF - $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.59
GallardoRichard Gallardo 0 P - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.54
MachadoJoel Machado 0 P - $850,000 - $850,000 $850,000 0.46
MorelRafael Morel 0 SS - $850,000 - $850,000 $850,000 0.46
FranklinKohl Franklin 18 P - $540,000 - $540,000 $540,000 0.29
HerronJimmy Herron 21 OF - $520,000 - $520,000 $520,000 0.28
RichanPaul Richan 21 P - $450,000 - $450,000 $450,000 0.24
PinangoYohendrick Pinango 0 OF - $400,000 - $400,000 $400,000 0.22
WeberAndy Weber 20 2B - $400,000 - $400,000 $400,000 0.22
ArtisD.J. Artis 21 OF - $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 0.14
AmericaanEdmond Americaan 21 OF - $208,500 - $208,500 $208,500 0.11
ThompsonRiley Thompson 22 P - $200,000 - $200,000 $200,000 0.11
AllenChris Allen 20 P - $150,000 - $150,000 $150,000 0.08
MortZach Mort 21 P - $140,000 - $140,000 $140,000 0.08
CaseyDerek Casey 22 P - $130,000 - $130,000 $130,000 0.07
RobertsEthan Roberts 21 P - $130,000 - $130,000 $130,000 0.07
McCauleyRiley McCauley 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.07
PaganEzequiel Pagan 18 OF - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.07
ReynoldsLuke Reynolds 23 3B - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.07
SandersCam Sanders 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.07
SawyerJosh Sawyer 23 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.07
SlaughterJake Slaughter 21 SS - $100,000 - $100,000 $100,000 0.05
PabonMiguel Pabon 17 SS - $50,000 - $50,000 $50,000 0.03
PattersonJack Patterson 22 P - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
VegaCarlos Vega 22 P - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
GalazinJamie Galazin 22 OF - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
HurdDalton Hurd 22 OF - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
JordanLevi Jordan 22 SS - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
WhartonDrew Wharton 22 OF - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
WhitneyBlake Whitney 22 P - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
DanielClayton Daniel 23 2B - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000 0.00
DurnaTyler Durna 21 1B - - - - - 0.00


2018 Minor/In the System

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

Player (21) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
SimmonsShae Simmons 27 RP 2 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000
HultzenDanny Hultzen 28 RP $600,000 - - $600,000 $600,000
AdamsLane Adams 28 RF $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000
GimenezChris Gimenez 35 C $545,000 - - $545,000 $114,270
BoteDavid Bote 25 2B 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $96,690
ZastryznyRob Zastryzny 26 RP 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $61,532
MazzoniCory Mazzoni 28 RP 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $46,880
NorwoodJames Norwood 24 RP $545,000 - - $545,000 $41,020
MaplesDillon Maples 26 P 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $23,440
ZagunisMark Zagunis 25 OF 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $17,580
TsengJen-Ho Tseng 23 P 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $2,930
UnderwoodDuane Underwood 24 SP 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $2,930
AlzolayAdbert Alzolay 23 P 3 - - - - -
ColemanCasey Coleman 31 RP - - - - -
De La CruzOscar De La Cruz 23 P 3 - - - - -
FreemanMike Freeman 30 2B 1 - - - - -
MarteLuis Marte 31 RP - - - - -
MartinezEddy Julio Martinez 0 CF - - - - -
MillsAlec Mills 26 RP 1 - - - - -
RyanKyle Ryan 26 RP - - - - -
WebsterAllen Webster 28 SP - - - - -


2018 Cap Totals

 
Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $145,904,313
Disabled List Money $38,253,440
Retained Salary $546,908
Buried Minor Salary $407,272
Total Payroll $185,111,933
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $134,488,250 $12,452,381 $500,000 $147,440,631 $145,904,313
Disabled List Money $38,660,750 - - $38,660,750 $38,253,440
Retained Salary $546,908 - - $546,908 $546,908
Buried Minor Salary $4,905,000 - - $4,905,000 $407,272
Total Payroll $178,600,908 $12,452,381 $500,000 $191,553,289 $185,111,933