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Chicago Cubs 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2020 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (30) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Heyward Jason Heyward 30 RF Vet $21,000,000 $2,500,000 $23,500,000 $23,500,000 14.74 23,000,000
Darvish Yu Darvish 33 SP Vet $22,000,000 - $22,000,000 $22,000,000 13.80 21,000,000
Lester Jon Lester 36 SP Vet $15,000,000 $5,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 12.54 25,833,333
Kimbrel Craig Kimbrel 32 RP/CL Vet $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 10.03 13,096,774
Rizzo Anthony Rizzo 30 1B Vet $14,500,000 - $14,500,000 $14,500,000 9.09 14,500,000
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood 30 RP Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 8.15 12,666,667
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 30 SP Arb 3 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 7.53 13,875,000
Morrow Brandon Morrow 35 RP Vet $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 7.53 12,000,000
Quintana Jose Quintana 31 SP Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 6.58 10,500,000
Barnette Tony Barnette 36 RP Arb 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.88 750,000
Graveman Kendall Graveman 29 SP Arb 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.88 3,000,000
Descalso Daniel Descalso 33 2B Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.57 2,500,000
Phelps David Phelps 33 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.63 1,000,000
Bote David Bote 27 3B Pre-Arb $950,000 $10,000 $960,000 $960,000 0.60 3,000,000
Almora Albert Almora 26 CF Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Baez Javier Baez 27 SS Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Bryant Kris Bryant 28 3B Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Caratini Victor Caratini 26 C Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Contreras Willson Contreras 28 C Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Happ Ian Happ 25 CF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Kemp Tony Kemp 28 LF Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Maples Dillon Maples 28 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Mills Alec Mills 28 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Russell Addison Russell 26 SS Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Ryan Kyle Ryan 28 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 27 LF Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Underwood Duane Underwood 25 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Webster Allen Webster 30 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Wick Rowan Wick 27 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Wieck Brad Wieck 28 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2020 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. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Brach Brad Brach 34 RP $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 5,000,000
Holland Derek Holland 33 SP $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $500,000 500,000


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $153,960,000
Buried Minor Salary $5,500,000
Total Payroll $159,460,000
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $146,450,000 $7,510,000 - $153,960,000 $153,960,000
Buried Minor Salary $11,500,000 - - $11,500,000 $5,500,000
Total Payroll $157,950,000 $7,510,000 - $165,460,000 $159,460,000

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $148,346,774
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $165,846,774
Comp. Balance Tax Space $42,153,226