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 Cap Allocations

$236,385,481 / 8th

Adjusted Payroll Total

$228,146,691

2024 Active Roster Payroll

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Player (27) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
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 DH 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 SP 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 Shota 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 - - -
Bote David Bote 2B 4.083 Vet $5,510,000 $5,510,000 $5,500,000 $10,000 - -
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 - - -
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 - - -
Wesneski Hayden Wesneski SP 1.008 Pre-Arb $740,000 $636,480 $740,000 - - -
Crow-Armstrong Pete Crow-Armstrong OF 0.021 Pre-Arb $740,000 $588,744 $740,000 - - -
Mastrobuoni Miles Mastrobuoni LF 0.140 Pre-Arb $746,000 $565,551 $746,000 - - -
Miller Tyson Miller RP 0.071 Pre-Arb $740,000 $548,964 $740,000 - - -
Palencia Daniel Palencia RP 0.090 Pre-Arb $740,000 $497,250 $740,000 - - -
Hodge Porter Hodge RP Pre-Arb $740,000 $489,294 $740,000 - - -
Canario Alexander Canario OF 0.031 Pre-Arb $740,000 $409,734 $740,000 - - -
Nido Tomas Nido C 4.089 Vet $740,000 $405,756 $740,000 - - -
Lopez Jorge Lopez RP 5.102 Vet $740,000 $369,954 $740,000 - - -
Bigge Hunter Bigge RP Pre-Arb $740,000 $334,152 $740,000 - - -

2024 Injured List Payroll

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

Player (11) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
Bellinger Cody Bellinger RF 6.160 Vet $27,500,000 $27,500,000 $27,500,000 - - -
Alzolay Adbert Alzolay RP 3.050 Arb 1 $2,110,000 $2,110,000 $2,110,000 - - -
Tauchman Mike Tauchman CF 3.143 Arb 1 $1,950,000 $1,950,000 $1,950,000 - - -
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 - - -
Brown Ben Brown RP Pre-Arb $740,000 $732,043 $740,000 - - -
Brewer Colten Brewer RP 2.069 Pre-Arb $740,000 $656,370 $740,000 - - -
Little Luke Little RP 0.140 Pre-Arb $740,500 $648,903 $740,500 - - -
Thompson Keegan Thompson RP 2.034 Pre-Arb $740,000 $421,668 $740,000 - - -

2024 Retained Payroll

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

Player (9) Pos Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted
Mancini Trey Mancini OF $7,000,000 $7,000,000
Gomes Yan Gomes C $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Bellinger Cody Bellinger RF $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
Cuas José Cuas RP $114,716 $114,716
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 $164,655,141 7th
Injured List $38,575,984 12th
Retained $25,636,981 4th
Minor $1,945,252 20th
Total Adjusted Payroll Allocations $228,146,691 7th

2024 Minor

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

Player (9) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
1
Nick Madrigal
2B 3.164 Arb 2 (S2) $1,810,000 $1,810,000 $1,810,000 - - -
2
Thomas Pannone
RP 1.010 Pre-Arb $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 - - -
3
Ethan Roberts
RP 2.000 $740,000 $55,692 $740,000 - - -
4
Matt Mervis
1B 0.041 Pre-Arb $740,000 $43,758 $740,000 - - -
5
Luis Vazquez
SS Pre-Arb $740,000 $35,802 $740,000 - - -
6
Kevin Alcantara
OF Pre-Arb - - - - - -
7
Michael Arias
P Pre-Arb - - - - - -
8
Brennen Davis
OF Pre-Arb - - - - - -
9
Brad Wieck
RP 3.085 Vet - - - - - -

TRANSACTIONS

Jul 13, 2024
Ethan Roberts, RP

Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

Jul 13, 2024
Ethan Roberts, RP

Recalled from the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

Jul 13, 2024
Daniel Palencia, RP

Recalled from the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

Jul 11, 2024
Alexander Canario, OF

Recalled from the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

Jul 09, 2024
Ethan Roberts, RP

Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

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