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Chicago Cubs Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Chicago Cubs, including multi-year payrolls, active roster salaries, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

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   $136,112,500 $60,010,000 $60,510,000 $5,500,000 $7,000,000
Signed Players   34 23 21 15 14
Catchers   $7,600,000
Infield   $47,110,000 $2,510,000 $4,010,000 $5,500,000 $7,000,000
Outfield   $27,000,000 $24,500,000 $24,500,000
Starting Pitchers   $36,702,500 $33,000,000 $32,000,000 $16,000,000
Relief Pitchers   $17,700,000 $16,000,000
Designated Hitter  
Disabled List  
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred  

 

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 $6,200,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Victor Caratini 27 C $1,400,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Miguel Amaya 22 C 0- 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
Ildemaro Vargas 29 2B 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
 
3rd Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Kris Bryant 29 3B $18,600,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Christopher Morel 22 3B 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Shortstop Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Javier Baez 28 SS $11,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nico Hoerner 24 SS 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Max Schrock 26 SS 0- 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
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 $3,500,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
 
Starting Pitchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Yu Darvish 34 SP $22,000,000 $19,000,000 $18,000,000 0UFA 0-
Kyle Hendricks 31 SP $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 0UFA 0-
Colin Rea 31 SP $702,500 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Justin Steele 25 SP 0- 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-
Kyle Ryan 29 RP $800,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Jason Adam 29 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Adbert Alzolay 26 RP 0- 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Dillon Maples 29 RP 0- 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Brailyn Marquez 22 RP 0- 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Alec Mills 29 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
James Norwood 27 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Robert Stock 31 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Duane Underwood 26 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Rowan Wick 28 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Brad Wieck 29 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
   

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025