Chicago Cubs Payroll Table

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2024 payroll table, including team totals, retained figures, and complete breakdowns of player salaries, and bonuses.

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Total Payroll Allocations

$233,332,765 / 8th

Adjusted Payroll Total

$226,392,975

2024 Active Roster Payroll

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Player (26) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
Bellinger Cody Bellinger 1B 6.160 Vet $27,500,000 $27,500,000 $27,500,000 - - -
Swanson Dansby Swanson SS 7.047 Vet $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $25,000,000 $1,000,000 - -
Happ Ian Happ LF 6.036 Vet $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $20,000,000 $1,000,000 - -
Suzuki Seiya Suzuki RF 2.000 Vet $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $20,000,000 $1,000,000 - -
Taillon Jameson Taillon SP 7.110 Vet $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 - - -
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks RP 9.081 Vet $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 - - -
Hoerner Nico Hoerner 2B 4.014 Vet $11,500,000 $11,500,000 $11,500,000 - - -
Smyly Drew Smyly RP 11.143 Vet $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 - - -
Imanaga Sh?ta Imanaga SP Vet $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,000,000 $250,000 - -
Neris Hector Neris RP 8.068 Vet $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 - - -
Gomes Yan Gomes C 11.083 Vet $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 - - -
Steele Justin Steele SP 2.143 Arb 1 (S2) $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 - - -
Wisdom Patrick Wisdom 3B 3.058 Arb 1 $2,725,000 $2,725,000 $2,725,000 - - -
Tauchman Mike Tauchman CF 3.143 Arb 1 $1,950,000 $1,950,000 $1,950,000 - - -
Madrigal Nick Madrigal 2B 3.164 Arb 2 (S2) $1,810,000 $1,810,000 $1,810,000 - - -
Leiter Jr. Mark Leiter Jr. RP 3.031 Arb 1 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - - -
Morel Christopher Morel 3B 1.117 Pre-Arb $767,000 $767,000 $767,000 - - -
Assad Javier Assad SP 1.027 Pre-Arb $755,000 $755,000 $755,000 - - -
Amaya Miguel Amaya C 0.130 Pre-Arb $746,500 $746,500 $746,500 - - -
Busch Michael Busch DH 0.045 Pre-Arb $741,500 $741,500 $741,500 - - -
Brown Ben Brown RP Pre-Arb $740,000 $732,043 $740,000 - - -
Little Luke Little RP 0.140 Pre-Arb $740,500 $652,884 $740,500 - - -
Wesneski Hayden Wesneski RP 1.008 Pre-Arb $740,000 $636,480 $740,000 - - -
Miller Tyson Miller RP 0.071 Pre-Arb $740,000 $548,964 $740,000 - - -
Hodge Porter Hodge RP Pre-Arb $740,000 $537,030 $740,000 - - -
Vazquez Luis Vazquez SS Pre-Arb $740,000 $521,118 $740,000 - - -

2024 Injured List Payroll

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

Player (8) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay RP 3.050 Arb 1 $2,110,000 $2,110,000 $2,110,000 - - -
Almonte Yency Almonte RP 4.143 Arb 2 $1,900,000 $1,900,000 $1,900,000 - - -
Merryweather Julian Merryweather RP 3.109 Arb 1 $1,175,000 $1,175,000 $1,175,000 - - -
Wicks Jordan Wicks SP 0.037 Pre-Arb $741,500 $741,500 $741,500 - - -
Kilian Caleb Kilian SP 0.020 Pre-Arb $740,500 $740,500 $740,500 - - -
Thompson Keegan Thompson RP 2.034 Pre-Arb $740,000 $672,282 $740,000 - - -
Brewer Colten Brewer RP 2.069 Pre-Arb $740,000 $656,370 $740,000 - - -
Palencia Daniel Palencia RP 0.090 Pre-Arb $740,000 $652,392 $740,000 - - -

2024 Retained Payroll

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

Player (7) Pos Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted
Mancini Trey Mancini OF $7,000,000 $7,000,000
Bellinger Cody Bellinger 1B $5,500,000 $5,500,000
Barnhart Tucker Barnhart C $3,250,000 $3,250,000
Boxberger Brad Boxberger RP $800,000 $800,000
Cooper Garrett Cooper 1B $241,950 $241,950
Lovelady Richard Lovelady RP $63,648 $63,648
Stroman Marcus Stroman SP $2,666,667 -

2024 Deferred Payroll

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (1) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
Heyward Jason Heyward RF 14.000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 - -

2024 Payroll Totals

Payroll Summary
Active Roster $194,873,519 6th
Injured List $8,648,044 26th
Retained $19,522,265 6th
Minor $6,015,814 2nd
Total Adjusted Payroll Allocations $226,392,975 8th

2024 Minor

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

Player (11) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
1
David Bote
2B 4.083 Vet $5,510,000 $5,510,000 $5,500,000 $10,000 - -
2
Thomas Pannone
RP 1.010 Pre-Arb $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 - - -
3
Miles Mastrobuoni
LF 0.140 Pre-Arb $746,000 $152,418 $746,000 - - -
4
Jose Cuas
RP 1.129 Pre-Arb $762,000 $114,716 $762,000 - - -
5
Pete Crow-Armstrong
OF 0.021 Pre-Arb $740,000 $103,428 $740,000 - - -
6
Alexander Canario
OF 0.031 Pre-Arb $740,000 $91,494 $740,000 - - -
7
Matt Mervis
1B 0.041 Pre-Arb $740,000 $43,758 $740,000 - - -
8
Kevin Alcantara
OF Pre-Arb - - - - - -
9
Michael Arias
P Pre-Arb - - - - - -
10
Brennen Davis
OF Pre-Arb - - - - - -
11
Brad Wieck
RP 3.085 Vet - - - - - -

TRANSACTIONS

May 26, 2024
Jackson Tetreault

Signed a minor league contract with Chicago (CHC)

May 25, 2024
Jose Cuas

Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

May 21, 2024
Luis Vazquez

Recalled from the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

May 20, 2024
Pete Crow-Armstrong

Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

May 20, 2024
Miles Mastrobuoni

Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

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