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Chicago Cubs 2019 Payroll

Cubs 2019 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2019 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Cubs – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (38) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives 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 12.41 25,833,333
Heyward Jason Heyward 29 RF Vet $20,000,000 $2,500,000 - $22,500,000 $22,500,000 10.15 23,000,000
Darvish Yu Darvish 32 SP Vet $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 9.03 21,000,000
Hamels Cole Hamels 35 SP Vet $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 9.03 20,000,000
Bryant Kris Bryant 27 3B Arb 2 $12,900,000 - - $12,900,000 $12,900,000 5.82 12,900,000
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood 29 RP Vet $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000 $12,500,000 5.64 12,666,667
Rizzo Anthony Rizzo 29 1B Vet $11,000,000 $285,714 - $11,285,714 $11,285,714 5.09 5,857,143
Quintana Jose Quintana 30 SP Vet $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 4.74 10,500,000
Kimbrel Craig Kimbrel 31 RP Vet $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 4.51 14,000,000
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 29 SP Arb 2 $7,405,000 - - $7,405,000 $7,405,000 3.34 7,405,000
Cishek Steve Cishek 33 RP Vet $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 2.93 6,500,000
Strop Pedro Strop 34 RP Vet $6,250,000 - - $6,250,000 $6,250,000 2.82 6,250,000
Baez Javier Baez 26 SS Arb 1 $5,200,000 - - $5,200,000 $5,200,000 2.35 5,200,000
Kintzler Brandon Kintzler 34 RP Vet $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.26 5,000,000
Russell Addison Russell 25 SS Arb 2 $3,400,000 - - $3,400,000 $3,400,000 1.53 3,400,000
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 26 LF Arb 1 $3,390,000 - - $3,390,000 $3,390,000 1.53 3,390,000
Zobrist Ben Zobrist 38 2B Vet $12,000,000 $500,000 - $12,500,000 $3,086,022 1.39 3,086,022
Castellanos Nick Castellanos 27 RF Arb 3 $9,950,000 - - $9,950,000 $2,859,700 1.29 2,859,700
Descalso Daniel Descalso 32 2B Vet $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.68 2,500,000
Phelps David Phelps 32 RP Vet $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $833,342 0.38 833,342
Contreras Willson Contreras 27 C Pre-Arb $684,000 - - $684,000 $684,000 0.31 684,000
Bote David Bote 26 3B Pre-Arb $561,500 $10,000 - $571,500 $571,500 0.26 561,500
Caratini Victor Caratini 25 C Pre-Arb $569,500 - - $569,500 $569,500 0.26 569,500
Almora Albert Almora 25 CF Pre-Arb $615,500 - - $615,500 $562,530 0.25 562,530
Ryan Kyle Ryan 27 RP Pre-Arb $555,000 - - $555,000 $528,168 0.24 528,168
Holland Derek Holland 32 RP Vet $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $475,000 0.21 0
Wick Rowan Wick 26 RP/CL Pre-Arb $555,000 - - $555,000 $256,624 0.12 256,624
Happ Ian Happ 24 CF Pre-Arb $603,500 - - $603,500 $214,170 0.10 214,170
Kemp Tony Kemp 27 LF Pre-Arb $583,600 - - $583,600 $191,418 0.09 191,418
Garcia Robel Garcia 26 2B Pre-Arb $555,000 - - $555,000 $173,072 0.08 173,072
Lucroy Jonathan Lucroy 33 C Vet $555,000 - - $555,000 $158,152 0.07 158,152
Maples Dillon Maples 27 RP Pre-Arb $555,000 - - $555,000 $134,280 0.06 134,280
Mills Alec Mills 27 RP Pre-Arb $555,000 - - $555,000 $134,280 0.06 134,280
Underwood Duane Underwood 24 RP Pre-Arb $555,000 - - $555,000 $125,328 0.06 125,328
Wieck Brad Wieck 27 RP Pre-Arb $555,000 - - $555,000 $86,536 0.04 86,536
Norwood James Norwood 25 RP Pre-Arb $555,000 - - $555,000 $77,584 0.04 77,584
Hultzen Danny Hultzen 29 RP Pre-Arb $555,000 - - $555,000 $68,632 0.03 68,632
Hoerner Nico Hoerner 22 SS Pre-Arb $555,000 - - $555,000 $62,664 0.03 62,664


2019 Injured List

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

Player (4) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Morrow Brandon Morrow
(60-day, Elbow)
34 RP Vet $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 4.06 10,500,000
Cedeno Xavier Cedeno
(60-day, Wrist)
32 RP Arb 3 $900,000 - - $900,000 $900,000 0.41 900,000
Webster Allen Webster
(60-day, Arm)
29 SP Pre-Arb $650,000 - - $650,000 $618,615 0.28 618,615
Graveman Kendall Graveman
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
28 SP Arb 1 $575,000 - - $575,000 $575,000 0.26 575,000


2019 Retained Salaries

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

Player (11) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Morrow Brandon Morrow 34 RP $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.35 -
Brach Brad Brach 33 RP $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 0.79 3,000,000
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 29 RP $1,443,011 - - $1,443,011 $1,443,011 0.65 1,443,011
Edwards C.J. Edwards 27 RP $770,194 - - $770,194 $770,194 0.35 770,194
Holland Derek Holland 32 RP $500,000 - - $500,000 $500,000 0.23 -
Rosario Randy Rosario 25 RP $250,161 - - $250,161 $250,161 0.11 250,161
Collins Tim Collins 29 RP $243,011 - - $243,011 $243,011 0.11 243,011
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 32 C $228,495 - - $228,495 $228,495 0.10 228,495
Gonzalez Carlos Gonzalez 33 RF $77,584 - - $77,584 $77,584 0.04 77,584
Tseng Jen-Ho Tseng 24 RP $10,827 - - $10,827 $10,827 0.00 10,827
Shepherd Chandler Shepherd 26 SP $1,944 - - $1,944 $1,944 0.00 1,944


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $218,717,600 $8,295,714 - $227,013,314 $197,683,216
Injured Reserve Money $11,125,000 - - $11,125,000 $11,093,615
Retained Salary $8,275,227 - - $8,275,227 $8,275,227
Total Payroll $238,117,827 $8,295,714 - $246,413,541 $217,052,058

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $215,388,487
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $232,138,487
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-26,138,487
Est. Tax Bill (20%, Surcharge 12%) $5,964,316
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $238,102,803


2019 Minor

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

Player (8) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay 24 RP $555,000 - - $555,000 $56,696 56,696
Steele Justin Steele 23 SP $555,000 - - $555,000 $45,300 45,300
Duensing Brian Duensing 36 RP $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 3,500,000
Barnette Tony Barnette 35 RP $750,000 - $250,000 $1,000,000 $383,065 383,065
Zagunis Mark Zagunis 26 LF $556,500 - - $556,500 $252,310 252,310
Adduci Jim Adduci 34 CF $555,000 - - $555,000 $32,824 32,824
Davis Taylor Davis 29 C $555,000 - - $555,000 $206,593 206,593
De La Cruz Oscar De La Cruz 24 RP $555,000 - - $555,000 $61,239 61,239
 

2019 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (11) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
QuinteroRonnier Quintero 16 C - $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000
JensenRyan Jensen 21 P - $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000
MadeKevin Made 16 SS - $1,700,000 - $1,700,000 $1,700,000
StrumpfChase Strumpf 21 2B - $1,050,300 - $1,050,300 $1,050,300
AltuveBrayan Altuve 0 C - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
HearnEthan Hearn 18 C - $950,000 - $950,000 $950,000
HerzDavidjohn Herz 18 P - $500,000 - $500,000 $500,000
McAveneMichael McAvene 21 P - $500,000 - $500,000 $500,000
ClarkeChris Clarke 20 P - $426,600 - $426,600 $426,600
SchlafferTyler Schlaffer 18 P - $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000
BurgmannJosh Burgmann 21 P - $225,000 - $225,000 $225,000
BiggeHunter Bigge 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
BryantZach Bryant 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
CollierManny Collier 18 CF - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
LaskeyAdam Laskey 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
OquendoJohzan Oquendo 18 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
ReynoldsRyan Reynolds 21 3B - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
AlmanzarElian Almanzar 19 P - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000
CombsShane Combs 22 P - $50,000 - $50,000 $50,000
DeppermannBrad Deppermann 23 P - $50,000 - $50,000 $50,000
ByrdGrayson Byrd 23 SS - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000
DaltonTanner Dalton 22 P - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000
HillDarius Hill 21 OF - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000
MaldonadoNelson Maldonado 22 OF - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000
UeckertCayne Ueckert 23 P - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000
KingBryan King 22 P - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000
MooreAlex Moore 22 P - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000
OlsonJacob Olson 22 SS - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000
TaylorZac Taylor 23 OF - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000
WindhamBryce Windham 22 2B - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000