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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 (44) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Heyward Jason Heyward 32 RF Vet 0 $22,000,000 $2,500,000 $24,500,000 $24,500,000 41.52 23,000,000
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 32 SP Vet 0 $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 23.72 13,875,000
Happ Ian Happ 27 LF Arb 2 2 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 13.56 8,000,000
Contreras Willson Contreras 30 C Arb 3 2 $7,500,000 - $7,500,000 $7,500,000 12.71 7,500,000
Bote David Bote 29 2B Arb 1 2 $2,500,000 $10,000 $2,510,000 $2,510,000 4.25 3,000,000
Brothers Rex Brothers 34 RP Arb 4 0 $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 1.53 900,000
Holder Jonathan Holder 29 RP Arb 2 1 $850,000 - $850,000 $850,000 1.44 850,000
Biagini Joseph Biagini 32 RP Arb 4 0 $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000 1.27 750,000
Abbott Cory Abbott 26 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Adam Jason Adam 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Alcantara Sergio Alcantara 25 2B Pre-Arb 0 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay 27 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Amaya Miguel Amaya 23 C Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Canario Alexander Canario 22 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Deichmann Greg Deichmann 27 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Effross Scott Effross 28 P Pre-Arb 0 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Espinoza Anderson Espinoza 24 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Fargas Johneshwy Fargas 27 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Giambrone Trent Giambrone 28 2B Pre-Arb 0 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hermosillo Michael Hermosillo 27 CF Pre-Arb 0 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Heuer Codi Heuer 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Higgins P.J. Higgins 29 C Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hoerner Nico Hoerner 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Madrigal Nick Madrigal 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Marquez Brailyn Marquez 23 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Martini Nick Martini 32 RF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Megill Trevor Megill 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Mills Alec Mills 30 SP Pre-Arb 0 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Morel Christopher Morel 23 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Nance Tommy Nance 31 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Ortega Rafael Ortega 31 LF Pre-Arb 0 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rivas Alfonso Rivas 25 1B Pre-Arb 0 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rodriguez Manuel Rodriguez 25 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rucker Michael Rucker 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Sampson Adrian Sampson 30 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Schwindel Frank Schwindel 30 1B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Steele Justin Steele 26 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Stewart Kohl Stewart 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Thompson Keegan Thompson 27 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Thompson Trayce Thompson 31 CF Arb 1 0 - - -0 -0 0.00 600,000
Vizcaino Alexander Vizcaino 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Wick Rowan Wick 29 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Wieck Brad Wieck 30 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Wisdom Patrick Wisdom 30 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


2022 Minor/In the System

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

Player (2) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Castillo Erick Castillo 29 C 0 - - -0 -0 0
Payne Tyler Payne 29 C 0 - - -0 -0 0


2022 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $56,500,000 $2,510,000 - $59,010,000 $59,010,000
Total Payroll $56,500,000 $2,510,000 - $59,010,000 $59,010,000

 

2022 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $78,600,000
Estimated Player Benefits $16,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $96,850,000
Comp. Balance Tax Space $113,150,000