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Kansas City Royals 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Kansas City Royals 2020 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Kennedy Ian Kennedy 35 RP/CL Vet $16,500,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 19.99 14,000,000
Duffy Danny Duffy 31 SP Vet $15,250,000 - $15,250,000 $15,250,000 18.47 13,000,000
Perez Salvador Perez 30 C Vet $13,000,000 $1,200,000 $14,200,000 $14,200,000 17.20 10,500,000
Soler Jorge Soler 28 DH Arb 1 $7,300,000 - $7,300,000 $7,300,000 8.84 7,300,000
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 31 CF Arb 1 2 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 6.06 4,062,500
Gordon Alex Gordon 36 LF Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.85 4,000,000
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 31 SP Arb 2 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $3,100,000 3.76 3,100,000
Franco Maikel Franco 27 3B Arb 3 2 $2,950,000 - $2,950,000 $2,950,000 3.57 2,950,000
Rosenthal Trevor Rosenthal 30 RP Vet $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.42 2,000,000
Holland Greg Holland 34 RP Vet $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1.51 1,250,000
Barlow Scott Barlow 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $650,000 - $650,000 $650,000 0.79 650,000
Keller Brad Keller 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $613,000 - $613,000 $613,000 0.74 613,000
Dozier Hunter Dozier 28 RF Pre-Arb 1 $610,500 - $610,500 $610,500 0.74 610,500
Junis Jake Junis 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 $608,000 - $608,000 $608,000 0.74 608,000
Mondesi Adalberto Mondesi 24 SS Pre-Arb $604,500 - $604,500 $604,500 0.73 604,500
Sparkman Glenn Sparkman 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $604,500 - $604,500 $604,500 0.73 604,500
Lopez Jorge Lopez 27 SP Pre-Arb $586,750 - $586,750 $586,750 0.71 586,750
Hill Tim Hill 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 $585,750 - $585,750 $585,750 0.71 585,750
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher 27 C Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.70 580,500
O'Hearn Ryan O'Hearn 26 1B Pre-Arb 2 $576,950 - $576,950 $576,950 0.70 576,950
Rosario Randy Rosario 26 RP Pre-Arb $575,175 - $575,175 $575,175 0.70 575,175
Lopez Nicholas Lopez 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 $571,250 - $571,250 $571,250 0.69 571,250
Phillips Brett Phillips 26 RF Pre-Arb $569,625 - $569,625 $569,625 0.69 569,625
Starling Bubba Starling 27 CF Pre-Arb $568,250 - $568,250 $568,250 0.69 568,250
Staumont Josh Staumont 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $565,950 - $565,950 $565,950 0.69 565,950
McBroom Ryan McBroom 28 1B Pre-Arb 3 $564,775 - $564,775 $564,775 0.68 564,775


2020 Injured List

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Woods Stephen Woods
(15-day, Ankle)
25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 0.68 563,500


2020 Retained Salaries

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Peralta Wily Peralta 31 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.21 1,625,000


2020 Minor/In the System

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

Player (24) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
McCarthy Kevin McCarthy AAA 28 RP 1 $607,000 - $607,000 $607,000 607,000
Hahn Jesse Hahn AAA 30 RP $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 600,000
Shipley Braden Shipley AAA 28 SP 1 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0
Newberry Jake Newberry AAA 25 RP 2 $571,500 - $571,500 $571,500 571,500
Lovelady Richard Lovelady AAA 24 P 2 $567,100 - $567,100 $567,100 567,100
Adams Chance Adams AAA 25 SP 1 $565,750 - $565,750 $565,750 565,750
Arteaga Humberto Arteaga AAA 26 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Blewett Scott Blewett AAA 24 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Dini Nick Dini AAA 26 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Fillmyer Heath Fillmyer AAA 26 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Greene Conner Greene AAA 25 P 1 - - -0 -0 0
Griffin Foster Griffin AAA 24 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Gutierrez Kelvin Gutierrez AAA 25 3B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Guzman Jeison Guzman A 21 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Heath Nick Heath AAA 26 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Arnaldo Hernandez AAA 24 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Carlos Hernandez A 23 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Mejia Erick Mejia AAA 25 2B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Reynolds Matt Reynolds AAA 29 SS - - -0 -0 0
Skoglund Eric Skoglund AAA 27 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Speier Gabe Speier AAA 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Viloria Meibrys Viloria AAA 23 C 1 - - -0 -0 0
Watts Cole Watts A 24 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Zimmer Kyle Zimmer AAA 28 RP - - -0 -0 0


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $79,785,475 $1,200,000 - $80,985,475 $80,985,475
Injured Reserve Money $563,500 - - $563,500 $563,500
Retained Salary $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Total Payroll $81,348,975 $1,200,000 - $82,548,975 $82,548,975

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $75,447,825
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $92,947,825
Comp. Balance Tax Space $115,052,175