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Chicago Cubs Multi-Year Payrolls

Cubs Multi-Year Payrolls

 

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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   $143,975,081 $41,010,000 $42,510,000 $21,500,000 $7,000,000
Signed Players   28 21 19 16 15
Catchers   $9,666,922
Infield   $3,787,471 $2,510,000 $4,010,000 $5,500,000 $7,000,000
Outfield   $28,714,487 $24,500,000 $24,500,000
Starting Pitchers   $24,576,674 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $16,000,000
Relief Pitchers   $4,729,772
Designated Hitter  
Disabled List   $26,630,098
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred   $71,230,985

 

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
Frank Schwindel 29 1B $570,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Alfonso Rivas 24 1B $570,500 0- 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
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
 
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-
Michael Hermosillo 26 CF $575,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Trayce Thompson 30 CF $570,500 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Rafael Ortega 30 LF $570,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
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-
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
Justin Steele 25 SP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Relief Pitchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Adam Morgan 31 RP $900,000 0UFA 0- 0- 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
Tommy Nance 30 RP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Manuel Rodriguez 24 RP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Michael Rucker 27 RP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Adrian Sampson 29 RP $570,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Keegan Thompson 26 RP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Brad Wieck 29 RP $570,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Trevor Megill 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
Shelby Miller SP $263,424 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kyle Ryan RP $137,632 0- 0- 0- 0-
Tyson Miller SP $107,345 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jason Adam RP $105,105 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jake Jewell RP $76,675 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Meisinger RP $49,072 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-
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-
Jake Arrieta SP $6,000,000 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-
Daniel Winkler RP $900,000 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-
 

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Jason Heyward RF 0- 0- 0- $5,000,000 $5,000,000