Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals 2022 Payroll

Royals 2022 Payroll

An updated look at the Kansas City Royals 2022 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Royals – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Perez Salvador Perez 32 C Vet $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $18,000,000 24.68 20,500,000
Santana Carlos Santana 36 1B Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 14.40 8,750,000
Minor Mike Minor 34 SP Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 13.71 9,000,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 27 LF Arb 3 $9,600,000 - $9,600,000 $9,600,000 13.16 2,000,000
Keller Brad Keller 26 SP Arb 2 3 $5,300,000 - $5,300,000 $5,300,000 7.27 5,300,000
Dozier Hunter Dozier 30 1B Arb 2 1 $4,500,000 $250,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 6.51 6,250,000
Taylor Michael Taylor 31 CF Vet $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 6.17 4,500,000
Mondesi Adalberto Mondesi 26 DH Arb 2 $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.80 3,500,000
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 33 2B Arb 3 $2,750,000 - $2,950,000 $2,950,000 4.05 4,062,500
Barlow Scott Barlow 29 RP/CL Arb 1 2 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.74 2,000,000
Clarke Taylor Clarke 29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $975,000 - $975,000 $975,000 1.34 975,000
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher 29 C Arb 1 1 $850,000 - $850,000 $850,000 1.17 850,000
Brentz Jake Brentz 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Bubic Kris Bubic 24 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Coleman Dylan Coleman 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hernandez Carlos Hernandez 25 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Isbel Kyle Isbel 25 RF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Lopez Nicholas Lopez 27 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Olivares Edward Olivares 26 OF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Payamps Joel Payamps 28 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rivera Emmanuel Rivera 26 3B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Singer Brady Singer 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Speier Gabe Speier 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Staumont Josh Staumont 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Tapia Domingo Tapia 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Zuber Tyler Zuber 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


2022 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $72,475,000 $250,000 $200,000 $72,925,000 $72,925,000
Total Payroll $72,475,000 $250,000 $200,000 $72,925,000 $72,925,000

 

2022 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $75,737,500
Estimated Player Benefits $16,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $93,987,500
Comp. Balance Tax Space $116,012,500


2022 Minor

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

Player (14) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
O'Hearn Ryan O'Hearn 28 1B 1 $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1,250,000
Bolanos Ronald Bolanos 25 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Bowlan Jonathan Bowlan 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Garcia Maikel Garcia 22 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Heasley Jon Heasley 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Kowar Jackson Kowar 25 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Lynch Daniel Lynch 25 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Melendez MJ Melendez 23 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Pratto Nick Pratto 23 1B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Rivero Sebastian Rivero 23 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Snider Collin Snider 26 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Tillo Daniel Tillo 26 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Webb Nathan Webb 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Zerpa Angel Zerpa 22 P 2 - - -0 -0 0