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Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs Multi-Year Payrolls

Cubs Multi-Year Payrolls

 

Cubs – The Athletic

 

Salary Payroll Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Total Payroll Allocations   $152,290,338 $55,010,000 $42,510,000 $5,500,000 $7,000,000
Signed Players   26 19 15 10 9
Catchers   $9,666,922
Infield   $50,564,765 $2,510,000 $4,010,000 $5,500,000 $7,000,000
Outfield   $28,998,710 $28,500,000 $24,500,000
Starting Pitchers   $30,911,056 $24,000,000 $14,000,000 $16,000,000
Relief Pitchers   $21,692,205 $16,000,000
Designated Hitter  
Disabled List   $8,671,299
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred   $9,175,012

 

Roster Payroll Figures

Current & future salary payroll figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Cubs Salary Payroll Table

Team Control
Arbitration
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Estimate
Catchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Willson Contreras 29 C $6,650,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Austin Romine 32 C $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jose Lobaton 36 C $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Robinson Chirinos 37 C $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
P.J. Higgins 28 C $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
1st Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Anthony Rizzo 31 1B $16,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
2nd Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
David Bote 28 2B $1,010,000 $2,510,000 $4,010,000 $5,500,000 $7,000,000
Nico Hoerner 24 2B $570,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
3rd Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Kris Bryant 29 3B $19,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Matt Duffy 30 3B $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Patrick Wisdom 29 3B $570,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
Shortstop Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Javier Baez 28 SS $11,650,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Outfield Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Jason Heyward 31 RF $23,500,000 $24,500,000 $24,500,000 0UFA 0-
Ian Happ 26 CF $4,100,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Jake Marisnick 30 CF $1,000,000 $4,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Rafael Ortega 30 LF $570,500 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
 
Starting Pitchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Kyle Hendricks 31 SP $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 0UFA 0-
Zach Davies 28 SP $8,630,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jake Arrieta 35 SP $4,000,000 $10,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Trevor Williams 29 SP $2,500,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Kohl Stewart 26 SP $700,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Alec Mills 29 SP $600,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Adbert Alzolay 26 SP $573,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Cory Abbott 25 SP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Relief Pitchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Craig Kimbrel 33 RP/CL $16,000,000 $16,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Daniel Winkler 31 RP $900,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Adam Morgan 31 RP $900,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Tepera 33 RP $800,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Kyle Ryan 29 RP $800,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Jonathan Holder 28 RP $750,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Rowan Wick 28 RP $593,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Dillon Maples 29 RP $576,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Brad Wieck 29 RP $570,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
   

Retained/Buried Payroll Figures

Values for players who have been released, traded, or otherwise removed from the roster.

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Yu Darvish SP $3,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Joc Pederson LF $2,564,480 0- 0- 0- 0-
Andrew Chafin RP $1,427,404 0- 0- 0- 0-
Brandon Workman RP $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Eric Sogard 3B $639,744 0- 0- 0- 0-
Shelby Miller SP $263,424 0- 0- 0- 0-
Tyson Miller SP $107,345 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jason Adam RP $105,105 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ildemaro Vargas 2B $42,938 0- 0- 0- 0-
Pedro Strop RP $21,505 0- 0- 0- 0-
Robert Stock RP $3,067 0- 0- 0- 0-
 

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025