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Chicago Cubs 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2020 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Cubs – The Athletic

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Active Players (29) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Heyward Jason Heyward 30 RF Vet $21,000,000 $2,500,000 $23,500,000 $23,500,000 12.68 23,000,000
Darvish Yu Darvish 33 SP Vet $22,000,000 - $22,000,000 $22,000,000 11.88 21,000,000
Lester Jon Lester 36 SP Vet $15,000,000 $5,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 10.80 25,833,333
Bryant Kris Bryant 28 3B Arb 3 3 $18,500,000 - $18,500,000 $18,500,000 9.99 18,500,000
Rizzo Anthony Rizzo 30 1B Vet $16,500,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 8.91 16,500,000
Kimbrel Craig Kimbrel 32 RP/CL Vet $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 8.64 13,096,774
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood 30 RP Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 7.02 12,666,667
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 30 SP Arb 3 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 6.48 13,875,000
Quintana Jose Quintana 31 SP Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 5.67 10,500,000
Baez Javier Baez 27 SS Arb 2 2 $9,300,000 - $9,300,000 $9,300,000 5.02 9,300,000
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 27 LF Arb 2 2 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 4.32 8,000,000
Russell Addison Russell 26 SS Arb 3 2 $5,100,000 - $5,100,000 $5,100,000 2.75 5,100,000
Contreras Willson Contreras 28 C Arb 1 2 $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 2.43 4,500,000
Descalso Daniel Descalso 33 2B Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.35 2,500,000
Almora Albert Almora 26 CF Arb 1 2 $1,800,000 - $1,800,000 $1,800,000 0.97 1,800,000
Ryan Kyle Ryan 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.59 1,100,000
Bote David Bote 27 3B Pre-Arb 2 $950,000 $10,000 $960,000 $960,000 0.52 3,000,000
Caratini Victor Caratini 26 C Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Garcia Robel Garcia 27 2B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Happ Ian Happ 25 CF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Hoerner Nico Hoerner 23 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Hultzen Danny Hultzen 30 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Kemp Tony Kemp 28 LF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Maples Dillon Maples 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Mills Alec Mills 28 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Rea Colin Rea 30 SP Arb 1 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Underwood Duane Underwood 25 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Wick Rowan Wick 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Wieck Brad Wieck 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2020 Minor/In the System

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

Player (4) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay 25 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Norwood James Norwood 26 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Steele Justin Steele 24 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Webster Allen Webster 30 SP - - -0 -0 0


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $185,260,000
Total Payroll $185,260,000
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $177,750,000 $7,510,000 - $185,260,000 $185,260,000
Total Payroll $177,750,000 $7,510,000 - $185,260,000 $185,260,000

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $190,271,774
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $207,771,774
Comp. Balance Tax Space $228,226