Kansas City Royals 2024 Financial Summary

A current summary of Kansas City Royals 2024 player cap & cash figures.

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Total Payroll

$127,847,372 / 21st

Adjusted Payroll Total

$117,507,593

Tax Space

$76,880,286

Cash Total

$127,933,300 / 21st

2024 Active Roster

Pre-Arbitration
Arbitration
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Estimate
Player (26) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Perez
1
Salvador Perez
C 34 $20,000,000 $20,500,000 8.65% $20,000,000 2027
Wacha
2
Michael Wacha
SP 33 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 6.75% $16,000,000 2026
Lugo
3
Seth Lugo
SP 34 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 6.33% $15,000,000 2027
Renfroe
4
Hunter Renfroe
RF 32 $5,500,000 $6,500,000 2.74% $5,500,000 2026
Smith
5
Will Smith
RP 34 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.11% $5,000,000 2025
Singer
6
Brady Singer
SP 27 $4,850,000 $4,850,000 2.05% $4,850,000 2027
Stratton
7
Chris Stratton
RP 33 $3,500,000 $4,000,000 1.69% $3,500,000 2026
Witt Jr.
8
Bobby Witt Jr.
SS 24 $2,707,070 $26,252,525 11.08% $9,777,777 2038
Bubic
9
Kris Bubic
SP 26 $2,350,000 $2,350,000 0.99% $2,350,000 2027
Hampson
10
Garrett Hampson
SS 29 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0.84% $2,000,000 2025
Frazier
11
Adam Frazier
DH 32 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0.84% $2,000,000 2026
Schreiber
12
John Schreiber
RP 30 $1,175,000 $1,175,000 0.50% $1,175,000 2027
Harvey
13
Hunter Harvey
RP 29 $962,500 $962,500 0.41% $962,500 2026
Isbel
14
Kyle Isbel
CF 27 $758,250 $758,250 0.32% $758,250 2028
Massey
15
Michael Massey
2B 26 $757,000 $757,000 0.32% $757,000
Ragans
16
Cole Ragans
SP 26 $753,750 $753,750 0.32% $753,750
Pasquantino
17
Vinnie Pasquantino
1B 26 $752,750 $752,750 0.32% $752,750
Garcia
18
Maikel Garcia
3B 24 $751,250 $751,250 0.32% $751,250
Zerpa
19
Angel Zerpa
RP 24 $748,250 $748,250 0.32% $748,250
McArthur
20
James McArthur
RP 27 $745,750 $745,750 0.31% $745,750
Marsh
21
Alec Marsh
SP 26 $744,750 $744,750 0.31% $744,750
Fermin
22
Freddy Fermin
C 29 $744,500 $744,500 0.31% $744,500
Blanco
23
Dairon Blanco
OF 31 $743,750 $743,750 0.31% $743,750
Loftin
24
Nick Loftin
SS 25 $602,339 $602,339 0.25% $602,339
Long
25
Sam Long
RP 28 $525,096 $525,096 0.22% $525,096
Waters
26
Drew Waters
OF 25 $318,240 $318,240 0.13% $318,240

2024 Injured List

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

Player (4) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Wright
1
Kyle Wright
SP 28 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 - $1,800,000
Taylor
2
Josh Taylor
RP 31 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 - $1,100,000
Melendez
3
MJ Melendez
LF 25 $754,750 $754,750 0.32% $754,750
Altavilla
4
Dan Altavilla
RP 31 $507,270 $507,270 - $507,270

2024 Retained

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

Player (7) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT   Free Agent Year
Dozier
1
Hunter Dozier
1B 32 $10,000,000 $6,250,000 2.64%
Lyles
2
Jordan Lyles
RP 33 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 3.59%
Anderson
3
Nick Anderson
RP 33 $1,575,000 $1,575,000 0.66%
Sauer
4
Matt Sauer
RP 25 $214,812 $214,812 0.09%
Anderson
5
Nick Anderson
RP 33 $100,000 $100,000 0.04%
Tinoco
6
Jesus Tinoco
RP 29 $95,472 $95,472 0.04%
Selby
7
Colin Selby
RP 26 $23,868 $23,868 0.01%

2024 Payroll Totals

Payroll Summary
Active Roster $89,990,245 18th
Injured List $4,162,020 28th
Retained $20,509,152 9th
Minor $2,846,176 12th
Total Payroll Allocations $127,847,372 21st
Total Adjusted Payroll Allocations $117,507,593 20th

2024 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Tax Summary
Tax figures based on payroll data only. Outside revenue sources will be adjusted when available after the regular season.
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $237,000,000
Est. Guaranteed Contracts $115,535,700 14th
Est. Injured Contracts $4,162,020 -
Est. Retained Contracts $16,759,152 -
Est. Player Benefits $17,000,000 -
Est. Minor Buried League Contracts $2,746,176 -
Est. Minor League Contracts $2,250,000 -
Est. Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666 -
Est. Actual Tax Payroll $160,119,714 -
Est. Competitive Balance Tax Space $76,880,286 13th
     
Est. Projected Competitive Balance Tax Space (Active + Est. Arb + Est. Pre-Arb) $76,880,286 -

2024 Minor

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

Player (15)   Pos Age Payroll Salary Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % Cash Total Free Agent
1
Jake Brentz
  RP 29 $1,050,000 $950,000 - $1,050,000 2027
2
Carlos Hernandez
  RP 27 $1,012,500 $1,012,500 0.43% $1,012,500 2028
3
Nelson Velazquez
  DH 25 $357,424 $357,424 0.15% $357,424
4
Tyler Duffey
  RP 33 $172,032 $172,032 - $172,032 2025
5
Daniel Lynch
  SP 27 $67,626 $67,626 0.03% $67,626 2028
6
Will Klein
  RP 24 $59,670 $59,670 0.03% $59,670
7
C.J. Alexander
  3B 27 $43,758 $43,758 0.02% $43,758
8
Austin Nola
  C 34 $31,452 $31,452 0.01% $31,452 2026
9
Anthony Veneziano
  SP 26 $19,890 $19,890 0.01% $19,890
10
Nick Pratto
  1B 25 $11,934 $11,934 0.01% $11,934
11
Walter Pennington
  RP 26 $7,956 $7,956 0.00% $7,956
12
Steven Cruz
  RP 25 $7,956 $7,956 0.00% $7,956
13
Jonathan Bowlan
  SP 27 $3,978 $3,978 0.00% $3,978
14
Tyler Gentry
  OF 25 - - - -
15
John McMillon
  P 26 - - - -

TRANSACTIONS

Jul 21, 2024
Zachary Cawyer, P

Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)

Jul 21, 2024
L.P. Langevin, P

Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)

Jul 21, 2024
Sam Kulasingam, 1B

Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)

Jul 21, 2024
Andrew Morones, P

Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)

Jul 21, 2024
Dennis Colleran, P

Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)

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