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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   $140,438,877 $51,010,000 $42,510,000 $5,500,000 $7,000,000
Signed Players   22 21 19 14 12
Catchers   $9,666,922
Infield   $3,670,925 $2,510,000 $4,010,000 $5,500,000 $7,000,000
Outfield   $27,998,710 $24,500,000 $24,500,000
Starting Pitchers   $28,174,897 $24,000,000 $14,000,000 $16,000,000
Relief Pitchers   $5,835,777
Designated Hitter  
Disabled List   $9,954,887
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred   $64,067,606

 

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
 
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
Nick Madrigal 24 2B $584,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Nico Hoerner 24 2B $570,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Sergio Alcantara 24 2B $570,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
3rd Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
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
Andrew Romine 35 SS $570,500 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-
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-
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
 
Relief Pitchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Daniel Winkler 31 RP $900,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Adam Morgan 31 RP $900,000 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
Codi Heuer 24 RP $585,000 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
Trevor Megill 27 RP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jake Jewell 28 RP $570,500 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Michael Rucker 27 RP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
   

Retained/Buried Payroll Figures

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

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Anthony Rizzo 1B $16,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kris Bryant 3B $12,685,465 0- 0- 0- 0-
Javier Baez SS $11,450,645 0- 0- 0- 0-
Craig Kimbrel RP/CL $10,408,570 0- 0- 0- 0-
Yu Darvish SP $3,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Joc Pederson LF $2,564,480 0- 0- 0- 0-
Trevor Williams SP $2,300,645 0- 0- 0- 0-
Andrew Chafin RP $1,427,404 0- 0- 0- 0-
Brandon Workman RP $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jake Marisnick CF $650,560 0- 0- 0- 0-
Eric Sogard 3B $639,744 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Tepera RP $516,134 0- 0- 0- 0-
Codi Heuer RP $380,575 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