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Chicago Cubs 2021 Payroll

Cubs 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2021 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (28) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 31 SP Vet $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 9.68 14,000,000
Davies Zach Davies 28 SP Arb 3 $8,630,000 - - $8,630,000 $8,630,000 5.97 8,630,000
Happ Ian Happ 26 CF Arb 1 $4,100,000 - - $4,100,000 $4,100,000 2.84 4,100,000
Duffy Matt Duffy 30 3B Arb 3 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.69 1,000,000
Brothers Rex Brothers 33 RP Arb 3 $850,000 - - $850,000 $850,000 0.59 850,000
Mills Alec Mills 29 SP Pre-Arb $600,000 - - $600,000 $600,000 0.41 600,000
Wick Rowan Wick 28 RP/CL Pre-Arb $593,000 - - $593,000 $593,000 0.41 593,000
Thompson Trayce Thompson 30 CF Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $570,500 0.39 570,500
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay 26 SP Pre-Arb $573,000 - - $573,000 $542,256 0.37 542,256
Morgan Adam Morgan 31 RP Arb 3 $900,000 - - $900,000 $464,544 0.32 464,544
Steele Justin Steele 25 SP Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $401,777 0.28 401,777
Ortega Rafael Ortega 30 LF Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $398,710 0.28 398,710
Alcantara Sergio Alcantara 24 2B Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $355,772 0.25 355,772
Megill Trevor Megill 27 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $331,236 0.23 331,236
Heuer Codi Heuer 24 RP Pre-Arb $585,000 - - $585,000 $204,425 0.14 204,425
Schwindel Frank Schwindel 29 1B Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $202,422 0.14 202,422
Rucker Michael Rucker 27 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $196,288 0.14 196,288
Sampson Adrian Sampson 29 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $141,082 0.10 141,082
Effross Scott Effross 27 P Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $110,412 0.08 110,412
Fargas Johneshwy Fargas 26 OF Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $67,474 0.05 67,474
Deichmann Greg Deichmann 26 OF Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $55,206 0.04 55,206
Abbott Cory Abbott 25 SP Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $39,871 0.03 39,871
Adam Jason Adam 29 RP Pre-Arb $592,500 - - $592,500 $19,110 0.01 19,110
Giambrone Trent Giambrone 27 2B Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $12,268 0.01 12,268
Castillo Erick Castillo 28 C Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $9,201 0.01 9,201
Biagini Joseph Biagini 31 RP Arb 3 $570,500 - - $570,500 $6,134 0.00 6,134
Ladendorf Tyler Ladendorf 33 2B Arb 3 $570,500 - - $570,500 $6,134 0.00 6,134
Payne Tyler Payne 28 C Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $3,067 0.00 3,067


2021 Injured List

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

Player (19) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Heyward Jason Heyward
(10-day, Concussion)
31 RF Vet $21,000,000 $2,500,000 - $23,500,000 $23,500,000 16.25 23,000,000
Contreras Willson Contreras
(10-day, Hip)
29 C Arb 2 $6,650,000 - - $6,650,000 $6,650,000 4.60 6,650,000
Romine Austin Romine
(10-day, Covid-19)
32 C Vet $1,500,000 - $500,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.38 1,500,000
Bote David Bote
(10-day, Covid-19)
28 2B Pre-Arb $1,000,000 $10,000 - $1,010,000 $1,010,000 0.70 3,000,000
Holder Jonathan Holder
(60-day, Pectoral)
28 RP Arb 1 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 0.52 750,000
Lobaton Jose Lobaton
(60-day, Shoulder)
36 C Vet $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $612,903 0.42 612,903
Hoerner Nico Hoerner
(10-day, Oblique)
24 2B Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $502,988 0.35 502,988
Chirinos Robinson Chirinos
(10-day, Oblique)
37 C Vet $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $483,840 0.33 483,840
Higgins P.J. Higgins
(60-day, Arm)
28 C Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $420,179 0.29 420,179
Stewart Kohl Stewart
(60-day, Elbow)
26 SP Pre-Arb $700,000 - - $700,000 $402,641 0.28 402,641
Wisdom Patrick Wisdom
(10-day, Covid-19)
29 3B Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $401,777 0.28 401,777
Thompson Keegan Thompson
(10-day, Shoulder)
26 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $395,643 0.27 395,643
Wieck Brad Wieck
(60-day, Heart)
29 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $392,576 0.27 392,576
Nance Tommy Nance
(10-day, Covid-19)
30 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $208,556 0.14 208,556
Madrigal Nick Madrigal
(60-day, Hamstring)
24 2B Pre-Arb $584,000 - - $584,000 $204,100 0.14 204,100
Rodriguez Manuel Rodriguez
(10-day, Shoulder)
24 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $202,422 0.14 202,422
Hermosillo Michael Hermosillo
(60-day, Arm)
26 CF Pre-Arb $575,000 - - $575,000 $145,277 0.10 145,277
Martini Nick Martini
(10-day, Covid-19)
31 RF Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $141,082 0.10 141,082
Rivas Alfonso Rivas
(60-day, Finger)
24 1B Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $110,412 0.08 110,412


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (25) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Rizzo Anthony Rizzo 31 1B $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 11.41 16,500,000
Bryant Kris Bryant 29 3B $12,685,465 - - $12,685,465 $12,685,465 8.77 12,685,465
Baez Javier Baez 28 SS $11,450,645 - - $11,450,645 $11,450,645 7.92 11,450,645
Kimbrel Craig Kimbrel 33 RP/CL $10,408,570 - - $10,408,570 $10,408,570 7.20 9,324,372
Arrieta Jake Arrieta 35 SP $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.15 6,000,000
Darvish Yu Darvish 34 SP $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.07 3,000,000
Pederson Joc Pederson 29 LF $2,564,480 - - $2,564,480 $2,564,480 1.77 2,564,480
Williams Trevor Williams 29 SP $2,300,645 - - $2,300,645 $2,300,645 1.59 2,300,645
Chafin Andrew Chafin 31 RP $1,427,404 - - $1,427,404 $1,427,404 0.99 1,427,404
Workman Brandon Workman 32 RP $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.69 1,000,000
Winkler Daniel Winkler 31 RP $900,000 - - $900,000 $900,000 0.62 900,000
Marisnick Jake Marisnick 30 CF $650,560 - - $650,560 $650,560 0.45 650,560
Sogard Eric Sogard 35 3B $639,744 - - $639,744 $639,744 0.44 639,744
Tepera Ryan Tepera 33 RP $516,134 - - $516,134 $516,134 0.36 516,134
Heuer Codi Heuer 24 RP $380,575 - - $380,575 $380,575 0.26 380,575
Miller Shelby Miller 30 SP $263,424 - - $263,424 $263,424 0.18 263,424
Wolters Tony Wolters 29 C $263,424 - - $263,424 $263,424 0.18 263,424
Ryan Kyle Ryan 29 RP $137,632 - - $137,632 $137,632 0.10 137,632
Miller Tyson Miller 25 SP $107,345 - - $107,345 $107,345 0.07 107,345
Adam Jason Adam 29 RP $105,105 - - $105,105 $105,105 0.07 105,105
Jewell Jake Jewell 28 RP $76,675 - - $76,675 $76,675 0.05 76,675
Meisinger Ryan Meisinger 27 RP $49,072 - - $49,072 $49,072 0.03 49,072
Vargas Ildemaro Vargas 29 2B $42,938 - - $42,938 $42,938 0.03 42,938
Strop Pedro Strop 36 RP $21,505 - - $21,505 $21,505 0.01 21,505
Stock Robert Stock 31 RP $3,067 - - $3,067 $3,067 0.00 3,067


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $42,122,000 - - $42,122,000 $33,910,889
Injured List Money $39,893,500 $2,510,000 $500,000 $42,903,500 $38,534,396
Retained Salary $71,494,409 - - $71,494,409 $71,494,409
Total Payroll $153,509,909 $2,510,000 $500,000 $156,519,909 $143,939,694

 

2021 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $144,513,472
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Tax Payroll $162,263,472


2021 Minor

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

Player (9) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Amaya Miguel Amaya AA 22 C - - - -0 -0 0
Canario Alexander Canario A 21 OF - - - -0 -0 0
Espinoza Anderson Espinoza AA 23 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Marquez Brailyn Marquez AA 22 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Morel Christopher Morel AA 22 3B - - - -0 -0 0
Vizcaino Alexander Vizcaino A 24 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Maples Dillon Maples AAA 29 RP $576,500 - - $576,500 $533,028 533,028
Gushue Taylor Gushue AAA 27 C $570,500 - - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Romine Andrew Romine AAA 35 SS $570,500 - - $570,500 $116,546 116,546
Avelino Abiatal Avelino AAA 26 SS - - - -0 -0 0
Bourque James Bourque 27 RP - - - -0 -0 0
Chalmers Dakota Chalmers AA 24 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Durna Tyler Durna AAA 24 1B - - - -0 -0 0
Gamez Juan Gamez AAA 27 RP - - - -0 -0 0
Holmes Ben Holmes AAA 29 P - - - -0 -0 0
Hudson Bryan Hudson AAA 24 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Lawlor Ryan Lawlor AAA 27 RP - - - -0 -0 0
Leeper Ben Leeper AAA 24 P - - - -0 -0 0
Little Brendon Little AAA 24 P - - - -0 -0 0
Lugo Luis Lugo AAA 27 P - - - -0 -0 0
Mekkes Dakota Mekkes AAA 26 P - - - -0 -0 0
Miller Ian Miller AAA 29 CF - - - -0 -0 0
Roberts Ethan Roberts AAA 23 P - - - -0 -0 0
Snelten D.J. Snelten AAA 29 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Swarmer Matt Swarmer AAA 27 P - - - -0 -0 0
Uelmen Erich Uelmen AAA 25 P - - - -0 -0 0
Walden Marcus Walden AAA 32 RP - - - -0 -0 0
Young Jared Young AAA 25 1B - - - -0 -0 0
 

2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (25) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
WicksJordan Wicks 21 P - $3,132,300 - $3,132,300 $3,132,300
HernandezCristian Hernandez 17 SS - $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000
TriantosJames Triantos 18 3B - $2,100,000 - $2,100,000 $2,100,000
GrayDrew Gray 18 P - $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000
FranklinChristian Franklin 21 OF - $425,000 - $425,000 $425,000
HambleyDominic Hambley 18 P - $200,000 - $200,000 $200,000
ChambersMack Chambers 21 SS - $175,000 - $175,000 $175,000
SpenceLiam Spence 23 SS - $135,000 - $135,000 $135,000
ChaversParker Chavers 22 OF - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
Murray Jr.BJ Murray Jr. 21 3B - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
RodriguezErian Rodriguez 19 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
Scalzo Jr.Frankie Scalzo Jr. 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
WatkinsChase Watkins 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
OpitzCasey Opitz 22 C - $90,000 - $90,000 $90,000
OlivoChristian Olivo 17 SS - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000
LeighZachary Leigh 23 P - $50,000 - $50,000 $50,000
MattPeter Matt 23 OF - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000
MartinRiley Martin 23 P - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000