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Chicago Cubs 2019 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2019 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 Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Lester Jon Lester 35 SP Vet $22,500,000 $5,000,000 $27,500,000 $27,500,000 13.03 25,833,333
Heyward Jason Heyward 29 RF Vet $20,000,000 $2,500,000 $22,500,000 $22,500,000 10.66 23,000,000
Darvish Yu Darvish 32 SP Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 9.47 21,000,000
Bryant Kris Bryant 27 3B Arb 2 3 $12,900,000 - $12,900,000 $12,900,000 6.11 12,900,000
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood 29 RP Vet $12,500,000 - $12,500,000 $12,500,000 5.92 12,666,667
Rizzo Anthony Rizzo 29 1B Vet $11,000,000 $285,714 $11,285,714 $11,285,714 5.35 5,857,143
Quintana Jose Quintana 30 SP Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 4.97 10,500,000
Kimbrel Craig Kimbrel 31 RP/CL Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 4.74 14,333,333
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 29 SP Arb 2 3 $7,405,000 - $7,405,000 $7,405,000 3.51 7,405,000
Cishek Steve Cishek 33 RP Vet $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.08 6,500,000
Strop Pedro Strop 34 RP/CL Vet $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $6,250,000 2.96 6,250,000
Baez Javier Baez 26 SS Arb 1 2 $5,200,000 - $5,200,000 $5,200,000 2.46 5,200,000
Kintzler Brandon Kintzler 34 RP Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.37 5,000,000
Russell Addison Russell 25 SS Arb 2 3 $3,400,000 - $3,400,000 $3,400,000 1.61 3,400,000
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 26 LF Arb 1 2 $3,390,000 - $3,390,000 $3,390,000 1.61 3,390,000
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 29 RP Arb 1 $2,440,000 - $2,440,000 $2,440,000 1.16 2,440,000
Brach Brad Brach 33 RP Vet $1,650,000 - $1,650,000 $1,650,000 0.78 3,000,000
Descalso Daniel Descalso 32 2B Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.71 2,500,000
Contreras Willson Contreras 27 C Pre-Arb 2 $684,000 - $684,000 $684,000 0.32 684,000
Almora Albert Almora 25 CF Pre-Arb 2 $615,500 - $615,500 $615,500 0.29 615,500
Bote David Bote 26 3B Pre-Arb 2 $561,500 $10,000 $571,500 $571,500 0.27 561,500
Caratini Victor Caratini 25 C Pre-Arb 1 $569,500 - $569,500 $569,500 0.27 569,500
Ryan Kyle Ryan 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $528,168 0.25 528,168
Rosario Randy Rosario 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $564,000 - $564,000 $354,744 0.17 354,744
Garcia Robel Garcia 26 2B Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $265,576 0.13 265,576


2019 Injured List

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

Player (6) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Hamels Cole Hamels (10-day) 35 SP Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 9.47 20,000,000
Morrow Brandon Morrow (60-day) 34 RP/CL Vet $9,000,000 - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 4.26 10,500,000
Edwards C.J. Edwards (10-day) 27 RP Arb 1 1 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,185,555 0.56 1,185,555
Cedeno Xavier Cedeno (10-day) 32 RP Arb 3 $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 0.43 900,000
Webster Allen Webster (60-day) 29 SP Pre-Arb $650,000 - $650,000 $618,615 0.29 618,615
Graveman Kendall Graveman (60-day) 28 SP Arb 1 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.27 575,000


2019 Suspended/Restricted

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Zobrist Ben Zobrist 38 2B Vet $12,000,000 $500,000 $12,500,000 $2,822,568 1.34 2,822,568


2019 Minor/In the System

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

Player (43) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Barnette Tony Barnette 35 RP 3 $750,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 750,000
Duensing Brian Duensing 36 RP $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $846,774 846,774
Happ Ian Happ AAA 24 CF 3 $603,500 - $603,500 $603,500 162,250
Steele Justin Steele 23 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Underwood Duane Underwood AAA 24 SP 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
De La Cruz Oscar De La Cruz 24 RP 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $447,600 447,600
Zagunis Mark Zagunis 26 LF 1 $556,500 - $556,500 $173,536 173,536
Collins Tim Collins 29 RP $850,000 - $850,000 $109,680 109,680
Davis Taylor Davis 29 C 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $98,472 98,472
Gonzalez Carlos Gonzalez 33 RF $555,000 - $555,000 $77,584 77,584
Maples Dillon Maples 27 RP 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $74,600 74,600
Wick Rowan Wick 26 RP 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $47,744 47,744
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay 24 RP 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $35,808 35,808
Adduci Jim Adduci 34 CF 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $20,888 20,888
Mills Alec Mills 27 RP 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $8,952 8,952
Norwood James Norwood 25 RP 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $2,984 2,984
Arcia Francisco Arcia AAA 29 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Baldonado Alberto Baldonado AAA 26 P - - -0 -0 0
Bernard Wynton Bernard 28 LF - - -0 -0 0
Black Corey Black AAA 27 SP - - -0 -0 0
Borenstein Zach Borenstein AAA 28 LF - - -0 -0 0
Brooks Craig Brooks AAA 26 P - - -0 -0 0
Castillo Erick Castillo AAA 26 C - - -0 -0 0
Clarkin Ian Clarkin AAA 24 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Clifton Trevor Clifton AAA 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Dewees Donnie Dewees AAA 25 OF - - -0 -0 0
Evans Phillip Evans AAA 27 3B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Field Johnny Field AAA 27 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Gonzalez Eric Gonzalez AAA 22 C - - -0 -0 0
Hagerty Luke Hagerty 38 RP - - -0 -0 0
Hultzen Danny Hultzen AAA 29 RP - - -0 -0 0
Lillis-White Conor Lillis-White AAA 26 P - - -0 -0 0
Lorenzo Rafelin Lorenzo AAA 22 C - - -0 -0 0
Lugo Luis Lugo AAA 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Machado Dixon Machado 27 2B - - -0 -0 0
Martinez Eddy Julio Martinez 0 CF - - -0 -0 0
Mekkes Dakota Mekkes AAA 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Rea Colin Rea AAA 28 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Remillard Will Remillard AAA 26 C - - -0 -0 0
Robinson Duncan Robinson AAA 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Vargas Alexander Vargas AAA 21 P - - -0 -0 0
Vasto Jerry Vasto AAA 0 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Zagurski Mike Zagurski 36 RP - - -0 -0 0


2019 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (0) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
QuinteroRonnier Quintero 16 C - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.42
JensenRyan Jensen 21 P - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0.95
MadeKevin Made 0 SS - $1,700,000 $1,700,000 $1,700,000 0.81
StrumpfChase Strumpf 21 2B - $1,050,300 $1,050,300 $1,050,300 0.50
AltuveBrayan Altuve 0 C - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.47
HearnEthan Hearn 18 C - $950,000 $950,000 $950,000 0.45
HerzDavidjohn Herz 18 P - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.24
McAveneMichael McAvene 21 P - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.24
ClarkeChris Clarke 20 P - $426,600 $426,600 $426,600 0.20
SchlafferTyler Schlaffer 18 P - $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 0.12
BurgmannJosh Burgmann 21 P - $225,000 $225,000 $225,000 0.11
BiggeHunter Bigge 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.06
BryantZach Bryant 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.06
CollierManny Collier 18 CF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.06
LaskeyAdam Laskey 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.06
OquendoJohzan Oquendo 18 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.06
ReynoldsRyan Reynolds 21 3B - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.06
AlmanzarElian Almanzar 19 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.04
CombsShane Combs 22 P - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.02
DeppermannBrad Deppermann 23 P - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.02
ByrdGrayson Byrd 23 SS - $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00
DaltonTanner Dalton 22 P - $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00
HillDarius Hill 21 OF - $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00
MaldonadoNelson Maldonado 22 OF - $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00
UeckertCayne Ueckert 23 P - $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00
KingBryan King 22 P - $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00
MooreAlex Moore 22 P - $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00
OlsonJacob Olson 22 SS - $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00
TaylorZac Taylor 23 OF - $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00
WindhamBryce Windham 22 2B - $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $173,509,702
Injured Reserve Money $32,279,170
Buried Minor Salary $2,497,022
Total Payroll $211,108,462
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $166,239,500 $7,795,714 - $174,035,214 $173,509,702
Injured Reserve Money $32,625,000 - - $32,625,000 $32,279,170
Suspended/Restricted Money $12,000,000 $500,000 - $12,500,000 $2,822,568
Buried Minor Salary $10,096,500 - $250,000 $10,346,500 $2,497,022
Total Payroll $220,961,000 $8,295,714 $250,000 $229,506,714 $211,108,462

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $199,996,891
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $214,496,891
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-8,496,891
Est. Tax Bill (20%) $1,699,378
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $216,196,269