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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 (37) 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 14.50
Lester Jon Lester 34 SP Vet $22,500,000 $5,000,000 - $27,500,000 $27,500,000 14.16
Zobrist Ben Zobrist 37 2B Vet $16,000,000 $500,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 8.49
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood 28 SP Vet $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000 $12,500,000 6.43
Bryant Kris Bryant 26 3B Arb 1 3 $10,850,000 - - $10,850,000 $10,850,000 5.59
Quintana Jose Quintana 29 SP Pre-Arb $8,850,000 - - $8,850,000 $8,850,000 4.56
Cishek Steve Cishek 32 RP Vet $6,500,000 - $1,000,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 3.86
Rizzo Anthony Rizzo 28 1B Pre-Arb $7,000,000 $285,714 - $7,285,714 $7,285,714 3.75
Strop Pedro Strop 33 RP Vet $5,850,000 - - $5,850,000 $5,850,000 3.01
Wilson Justin Wilson 30 RP Arb 3 $4,250,000 - - $4,250,000 $4,250,000 2.19
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 28 SP Arb 1 3 $4,175,000 - - $4,175,000 $4,175,000 2.15
Murphy Daniel Murphy 33 2B Vet $17,500,000 - - $17,500,000 $3,857,526 1.99
Duensing Brian Duensing 35 RP Vet $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.80
Hamels Cole Hamels 34 SP Vet $22,500,000 - - $22,500,000 $2,096,774 1.08
Kintzler Brandon Kintzler 33 RP Vet $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $1,666,684 0.86
La Stella Tommy La Stella 29 3B Arb 1 1 $950,000 - - $950,000 $950,000 0.49
Baez Javier Baez 25 2B Pre-Arb 2 $657,000 - - $657,000 $657,000 0.34
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 28 SP Pre-Arb $611,250 - - $611,250 $611,250 0.31
Contreras Willson Contreras 26 C Pre-Arb 2 $604,500 - - $604,500 $604,500 0.31
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 25 LF Pre-Arb 2 $604,500 - - $604,500 $604,500 0.31
Edwards C.J. Edwards 26 RP Pre-Arb 1 $594,000 - - $594,000 $594,000 0.31
Almora Albert Almora 24 CF Pre-Arb 2 $584,500 - - $584,500 $584,500 0.30
Happ Ian Happ 23 CF Pre-Arb 3 $570,000 - - $570,000 $570,000 0.29
Caratini Victor Caratini 24 C Pre-Arb 2 $547,500 - - $547,500 $432,768 0.22
Chavez Jesse Chavez 34 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $500,000 $1,500,000 $397,824 0.20
Rosario Randy Rosario 24 RP Pre-Arb 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $354,530 0.18
Bote David Bote 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $293,000 0.15
De La Rosa Jorge De La Rosa 37 RP Vet $545,000 - - $545,000 $149,430 0.08
Norwood James Norwood 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $131,850 0.07
Maples Dillon Maples 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $117,200 0.06
Wilson Bobby Wilson 35 C Vet $545,000 - - $545,000 $93,760 0.05
Davis Taylor Davis 28 C Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $87,900 0.05
Gore Terrance Gore 27 LF Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $87,900 0.05
Mills Alec Mills 26 RP Pre-Arb 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $82,040 0.04
Garcia Jaime Garcia 31 RP Vet $545,000 - - $545,000 $79,110 0.04
Webster Allen Webster 28 SP Arb 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $35,160 0.02
Freeman Mike Freeman 30 2B Pre-Arb 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $26,370 0.01


2018 Disabled List

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
DarvishYu Darvish (60-day) 31 SP Pre-Arb $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000 $25,000,000 12.87
MorrowBrandon Morrow (60-day) 33 RP/CL Vet $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 4.63
SmylyDrew Smyly (60-day) 29 SP Arb 3 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.54
HancockJustin Hancock (60-day) 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $354,530 0.18
ZagunisMark Zagunis (60-day) 25 OF Pre-Arb 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $96,690 0.05


2018 Reserve/Suspended

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
RussellAddison Russell 24 SS Arb 1 3 $3,200,000 - - $3,200,000 $3,200,000 1.65


2018 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 Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
GrimmJustin Grimm 29 RP $532,258 - - $532,258 $532,258 0.27
ButlerEddie Butler 27 RP $368,196 - - $368,196 $368,196 0.19
FarrellLuke Farrell 27 RP $187,520 - - $187,520 $187,520 0.10
GimenezChris Gimenez 35 C $114,270 - - $114,270 $114,270 0.06
NavarroEfren Navarro 32 1B $14,650 - - $14,650 $14,650 0.01


2018 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (5) 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 1.40
LopezJose Lopez 0 OF - $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.77
RoedererCole Roederer 18 OF - $1,200,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.62
DavisBrennen Davis 18 OF - $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.57
GallardoRichard Gallardo 0 P - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.51
MachadoJoel Machado 0 P - $850,000 - $850,000 $850,000 0.44
MorelRafael Morel 0 SS - $850,000 - $850,000 $850,000 0.44
FranklinKohl Franklin 18 P - $540,000 - $540,000 $540,000 0.28
HerronJimmy Herron 21 OF - $520,000 - $520,000 $520,000 0.27
RichanPaul Richan 21 P - $450,000 - $450,000 $450,000 0.23
PinangoYohendrick Pinango 0 OF - $400,000 - $400,000 $400,000 0.21
WeberAndy Weber 20 2B - $400,000 - $400,000 $400,000 0.21
OvallesAlexander Ovalles 17 OF - $300,000 - $300,000 $300,000 0.15
ArtisD.J. Artis 21 OF - $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 0.13
AmericaanEdmond Americaan 21 OF - $208,500 - $208,500 $208,500 0.11
ThompsonRiley Thompson 21 P - $200,000 - $200,000 $200,000 0.10
AllenChris Allen 20 P - $150,000 - $150,000 $150,000 0.08
MortZach Mort 21 P - $140,000 - $140,000 $140,000 0.07
CaseyDerek Casey 22 P - $130,000 - $130,000 $130,000 0.07
RobertsEthan Roberts 20 P - $130,000 - $130,000 $130,000 0.07
McCauleyRiley McCauley 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.06
PaganEzequiel Pagan 17 OF - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.06
ReynoldsLuke Reynolds 23 3B - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.06
SandersCam Sanders 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.06
SawyerJosh Sawyer 23 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.06
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 (13) 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
BassAnthony Bass 30 RP $545,000 - - $545,000 $181,660
ZastryznyRob Zastryzny 26 RP 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $61,532
MazzoniCory Mazzoni 28 RP 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $49,810
TsengJen-Ho Tseng 23 P 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $2,930
UnderwoodDuane Underwood 23 SP 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $2,930
AlzolayAdbert Alzolay 23 P 3 - - - - -
ColemanCasey Coleman 30 RP - - - - -
De La CruzOscar De La Cruz 23 P 3 - - - - -
MarteLuis Marte 31 RP - - - - -
MartinezEddy Julio Martinez 0 CF - - - - -
RyanKyle Ryan 26 RP - - - - -


2018 Cap Totals

 
Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $152,092,957
Disabled List Money $37,451,220
Reserve/Suspended Money $3,200,000
Retained Salary $1,216,894
Buried Minor Salary $298,862
Total Payroll $194,259,933
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $181,738,250 $12,452,381 $1,500,000 $195,690,631 $152,092,957
Disabled List Money $38,090,000 - - $38,090,000 $37,451,220
Reserve/Suspended Money $3,200,000 - - $3,200,000 $3,200,000
Retained Salary $1,216,894 - - $1,216,894 $1,216,894
Buried Minor Salary $2,725,000 - - $2,725,000 $298,862
Total Payroll $226,970,144 $12,452,381 $1,500,000 $240,922,525 $194,259,933