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Chicago Cubs 2023 Payroll

Cubs 2023 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2023 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (40) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Stroman Marcus Stroman 32 SP Vet n/a $25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $25,000,000 14.81 23,666,667
Suzuki Seiya Suzuki 28 OF Vet 3 $17,000,000 $1,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 10.66 17,000,000
Swanson Dansby Swanson 29 SS Vet n/a $13,000,000 $1,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 8.29 25,285,714
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 33 SP Vet n/a $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 8.29 13,875,000
Taillon Jameson Taillon 31 SP Vet n/a $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 8.29 17,000,000
Bellinger Cody Bellinger 27 CF Vet n/a $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 7.11 17,500,000
Happ Ian Happ 28 LF Arb 3 n/a $10,850,000 - $10,850,000 $10,850,000 6.43 10,850,000
Smyly Drew Smyly 34 SP Vet n/a $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 4.74 9,500,000
Mancini Trey Mancini 31 1B Vet n/a $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 4.15 7,000,000
Gomes Yan Gomes 35 C Vet n/a $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.55 6,500,000
Barnhart Tucker Barnhart 32 C Vet n/a $3,250,000 - $3,250,000 $3,250,000 1.93 3,250,000
Hoerner Nico Hoerner 26 SS Arb 1 2 $2,525,000 - $2,525,000 $2,525,000 1.50 2,525,000
Boxberger Brad Boxberger 35 RP Vet n/a $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.18 2,800,000
Sampson Adrian Sampson 31 SP Pre-Arb 3 $1,900,000 - $1,900,000 $1,900,000 1.13 1,900,000
Wick Rowan Wick 30 RP Arb 1 1 $1,550,000 - $1,550,000 $1,550,000 0.92 1,550,000
Madrigal Nick Madrigal 26 2B Arb 1 (S2) 2 $1,225,000 - $1,225,000 $1,225,000 0.73 1,225,000
Heuer Codi Heuer 26 RP Arb 1 2 $785,000 - $785,000 $785,000 0.47 785,000
Hosmer Eric Hosmer 33 1B Vet n/a $720,000 - $720,000 $720,000 0.43 720,000
Alcantara Kevin Alcantara 20 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Amaya Miguel Amaya 24 C Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Assad Javier Assad 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Brown Ben Brown 23 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Canario Alexander Canario 23 OF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Davis Brennen Davis 23 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Estrada Jeremiah Estrada 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Hughes Brandon Hughes 27 RP/CL Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Jensen Ryan Jensen 25 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Kilian Caleb Kilian 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Mastrobuoni Miles Mastrobuoni 27 LF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
McKinstry Zach McKinstry 28 SS Pre-Arb 0 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Merryweather Julian Merryweather 31 RP Pre-Arb 0 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Morel Christopher Morel 24 OF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Roberts Ethan Roberts 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Rucker Michael Rucker 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Steele Justin Steele 27 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Thompson Keegan Thompson 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Velazquez Nelson Velazquez 24 OF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Wesneski Hayden Wesneski 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Wisdom Patrick Wisdom 31 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2023 Retained Salaries

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Heyward Jason Heyward 33 RF $22,000,000 - $22,000,000 $22,000,000 13.03 23,000,000


2023 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $140,805,000 $2,000,000 - $142,805,000 $142,805,000
Retained Salary $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000 $22,000,000
Active Total Payroll $162,805,000 $2,000,000 - $164,805,000 $164,805,000
Projected Total Payroll - - - - $164,805,000

 

2023 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Note: Tax figures based on payroll data only. Outside revenue sources will be adjusted when available after the regular season.

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $233,000,000
Est. Active AAV/Payroll $188,932,381
Est. Player Benefits $16,500,000
Est. Minor League Contracts $3,000,000
Est. Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Est. Tax Payroll $210,099,047
Est. Tax Payroll (Active + Est. Arb + Est. Pre-Arb) $210,099,047

Est. Tax Bill Details
Est. Competitive Balance Tax Space $22,900,953


2023 Minor

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

Player (1) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Bote David Bote 30 2B 1 $4,000,000 $10,000 $4,010,000 $4,010,000 3,000,000
Nittoli Vinny Nittoli 32 RP 1 $775,000 - $775,000 $775,000 775,000
Borucki Ryan Borucki 29 RP 0 - - -0 -0 0
Brault Steven Brault 31 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Crook Narciso Crook 27 RF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Espinoza Anderson Espinoza 25 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Holloway Jordan Holloway 27 P 0 - - -0 -0 0
Kay Anthony Kay 28 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Mills Alec Mills 31 SP 0 - - -0 -0 0
Reyes Franmil Reyes 27 DH 2 - - -0 -0 0
Rodriguez Manuel Rodriguez 26 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Torrens Luis Torrens 27 C 0 - - -0 -0 0
Wieck Brad Wieck 31 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Young Jared Young 27 1B 3 - - -0 -0 0
 

2023 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
ValdezDerniche Valdez 17 SS - $2,700,000 $2,700,000 $2,700,000
EspinozaLudwig Espinoza 17 SS - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000
CepedaAngel Cepeda 17 SS - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000