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.

 
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (28) 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 17.09 20,500,000
Greinke Zack Greinke 38 SP Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 12.34 13,000,000
Keller Brad Keller 26 RP Arb 2 3 $4,825,000 - $4,825,000 $4,825,000 4.58 4,825,000
Dozier Hunter Dozier 30 1B Arb 2 1 $4,500,000 $250,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 4.51 6,250,000
Taylor Michael Taylor 31 CF Vet $4,500,000 - $4,650,000 $4,650,000 4.41 4,500,000
Lopez Nicholas Lopez 27 3B Arb 1 3 $2,550,000 - $2,550,000 $2,550,000 2.42 2,550,000
Barlow Scott Barlow 29 RP/CL Arb 1 2 $2,400,000 - $2,400,000 $2,400,000 2.28 2,400,000
Garrett Amir Garrett 30 RP Arb 2 $2,025,000 - $2,025,000 $2,025,000 1.92 2,025,000
O'Hearn Ryan O'Hearn 28 1B Arb 1 1 $1,300,000 - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 1.23 1,300,000
Weaver Luke Weaver 28 RP Arb 2 2 $2,875,000 - $2,875,000 $1,026,786 0.97 1,026,786
Olivares Edward Olivares 26 OF Pre-Arb 1 $705,500 - $705,500 $705,500 0.67 705,500
Lynch Daniel Lynch 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $703,600 - $703,600 $703,600 0.67 703,600
Coleman Dylan Coleman 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,650 - $700,650 $700,650 0.67 700,650
Witt Jr. Bobby Witt Jr. 22 SS Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.66 700,000
Isbel Kyle Isbel 25 RF Pre-Arb 2 $701,900 - $701,900 $694,260 0.66 694,260
Singer Brady Singer 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $726,250 - $726,250 $650,370 0.62 650,370
Bubic Kris Bubic 24 SP Pre-Arb 2 $713,750 - $713,750 $643,208 0.61 643,208
Melendez MJ Melendez 23 DH Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $603,822 0.57 603,822
Heasley Jon Heasley 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $473,058 0.45 473,058
Snider Collin Snider 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $411,522 0.39 411,522
Hernandez Carlos Hernandez 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $708,750 - $708,750 $404,976 0.38 404,976
Pasquantino Vinnie Pasquantino 24 1B Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $384,600 0.37 384,600
Rivero Sebastian Rivero 23 C Pre-Arb 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $265,374 0.25 265,374
Massey Michael Massey 24 2B Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $257,682 0.24 257,682
Eaton Nathan Eaton 25 C Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $211,530 0.20 211,530
Waters Drew Waters 23 OF Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $169,224 0.16 169,224
Misiewicz Anthony Misiewicz 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $714,900 - $714,900 $164,976 0.16 164,976
Castillo Maximo Castillo 23 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $57,690 0.05 57,690


2022 Injured List

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

Player (6) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Mondesi Adalberto Mondesi
(60-day, Knee-acl)
26 SS Arb 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.85 3,000,000
Clarke Taylor Clarke
(15-day, Oblique)
29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $975,000 - $975,000 $975,000 0.93 975,000
Staumont Josh Staumont
(15-day, Biceps)
28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $728,000 - $728,000 $728,000 0.69 728,000
Brentz Jake Brentz
(60-day, Arm)
27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $711,250 - $711,250 $711,250 0.68 711,250
Zuber Tyler Zuber
(60-day, Shoulder)
27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $710,500 - $710,500 $710,500 0.67 710,500
Zerpa Angel Zerpa
(60-day, Knee)
22 SP Pre-Arb 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $288,450 0.27 288,450


2022 Retained Salaries

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

Player (33) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Santana Carlos Santana 36 1B $9,000,000 - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 8.54 9,000,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 27 LF $5,277,493 - $5,277,493 $5,277,493 5.01 5,277,493
Cross Gavin Cross 21 RF - $5,202,900 $5,202,900 $5,202,900 4.94 5,202,900
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 33 RF $4,538,516 - $4,538,516 $4,538,516 4.31 2,633,929
Wallace Cayden Wallace 20 3B - $1,700,000 $1,700,000 $1,700,000 1.61 1,700,000
Minor Mike Minor 34 SP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.95 -
Olmos Juan Olmos 0 C - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 0.76 800,000
Ramos Henry Ramos 0 OF - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 0.76 800,000
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher 29 C $573,768 - $573,768 $573,768 0.54 573,768
Payamps Joel Payamps 28 SP $521,796 - $521,796 $521,796 0.50 521,796
Torres Erick Torres 0 OF - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.47 500,000
Zobac Steven Zobac 21 SP - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.47 500,000
Charles Austin Charles 18 3B - $429,500 $429,500 $429,500 0.41 429,500
Sandlin David Sandlin 21 P - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.38 400,000
Patteson Hunter Patteson 22 SP - $394,500 $394,500 $394,500 0.37 394,500
Rivera Emmanuel Rivera 26 3B $349,986 - $349,986 $349,986 0.33 349,986
Dunhurst Hayden Dunhurst 21 C - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.28 300,000
Anglin Mack Anglin 21 P - $231,100 $231,100 $231,100 0.22 231,100
Scott Wesley Scott 21 P - $184,000 $184,000 $184,000 0.17 184,000
Peacock Matt Peacock 28 P $149,994 - $149,994 $149,994 0.14 149,994
Alexander Jack Alexander 22 C - $147,500 $147,500 $147,500 0.14 147,500
Pineda Jack Pineda 22 SS - $147,500 $147,500 $147,500 0.14 147,500
Martinez Chazz Martinez 22 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.12 125,000
McKeehan Cooper McKeehan 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.12 125,000
Ramsey Ryan Ramsey 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.12 125,000
Rushford Milo Rushford 18 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.12 125,000
Sears Ben Sears 22 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.12 125,000
Vaz Javier Vaz 21 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.12 125,000
Woods Jordan Woods 0 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.12 125,000
Usher Levi Usher 22 OF - $72,500 $72,500 $72,500 0.07 72,500
Abreu Albert Abreu 26 RP $58,305 - $58,305 $58,305 0.06 58,305
Johnson Brandon Johnson 23 P - $47,500 $47,500 $47,500 0.05 47,500
Griffin Foster Griffin 26 SP $46,152 - $46,152 $46,152 0.04 46,152


2022 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $68,650,300 $250,000 $150,000 $69,050,300 $62,728,828
Injured List Money $6,824,750 - - $6,824,750 $6,413,200
Retained Salary $21,516,010 $12,732,000 - $34,248,010 $34,248,010
Total Payroll $96,991,060 $12,982,000 $150,000 $110,123,060 $103,390,038

 

2022 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $230,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $106,291,124
Estimated Player Benefits $16,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Proj. Tax Payroll $126,207,790


2022 Minor

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

Player (16) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Kowar Jackson Kowar AAA 25 RP 2 $702,000 - $702,000 $169,708 169,708
Speier Gabe Speier AAA 27 RP 2 $702,000 - $702,000 $300,846 300,846
Cuas Jose Cuas AAA 28 RP 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $446,136 446,136
Garcia Maikel Garcia AAA 22 SS 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $53,844 53,844
Mills Wyatt Mills AAA 27 RP 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $192,300 192,300
Pratto Nick Pratto AAA 23 1B 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $226,914 226,914
Rooker Brent Rooker AAA 27 OF 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $115,380 115,380
Bowlan Jonathan Bowlan AA 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Webb Nathan Webb AA 24 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Weiss Ryan Weiss AAA 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Vizcaino Arodys Vizcaino AAA 31 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $104,405 104,405
Blanco Dairon Blanco AAA 0 OF 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $57,690 57,690
Bolanos Ronald Bolanos AAA 25 RP 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $169,224 169,224
Fermin Freddy Fermin AAA 27 C 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $11,538 11,538
Hicklen Brewer Hicklen AAA 26 OF 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $30,768 30,768
Mengden Daniel Mengden AAA 29 RP $700,000 - $700,000 $76,920 76,920
Alexander C.J. Alexander AA 25 3B R5 - - -0 -0 0
Cancel Gabriel Cancel AAA 25 2B R5 - - -0 -0 0
Castillo Ivan Castillo AAA 27 SS 2 - - -0 -0 0
Collins Darryl Collins A 20 OF '22 - - -0 -0 0
Cox Austin Cox AAA 25 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Dungan Clay Dungan AAA 26 SS '22 - - -0 -0 0
Dye Josh Dye AAA 25 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Freeman Sam Freeman AAA 35 RP - - -0 -0 0
Gentry Tyler Gentry AA 23 OF '23 - - -0 -0 0
Haake Zach Haake AA 25 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Ben Hernandez A 20 P '24 - - -0 -0 0
Hoffman Andrew Hoffman AA 22 P '24 - - -0 -0 0
Jensen Carter Jensen A 18 C '25 - - -0 -0 0
Jones Travis Jones AAA 26 1B R5 - - -0 -0 0
Klein Will Klein AA 22 P '23 - - -0 -0 0
Kudrna Ben Kudrna A 19 P '25 - - -0 -0 0
Lacy Asa Lacy AA 23 P '23 - - -0 -0 0
Loftin Nick Loftin AA 23 SS '23 - - -0 -0 0
Lovelady Richard Lovelady AAA 26 RP - - -0 -0 0
Marsh Alec Marsh AA 24 P '22 - - -0 -0 0
Martinez Marcelo Martinez AAA 25 SP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Matias Seuly Matias AA 23 OF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Mozzicato Frank Mozzicato A 19 P '25 - - -0 -0 0
Murdock Noah Murdock AA 23 P '22 - - -0 -0 0
Nunez Andres Nunez AAA 26 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Panzini Shane Panzini A 20 P '24 - - -0 -0 0
Parrish Drew Parrish AAA 24 P '22 - - -0 -0 0
Pena Erick Pena A 19 OF '23 - - -0 -0 0
Sotillet Andres Sotillet AAA 25 RP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Taylor Samad Taylor AAA 24 SS R5 - - -0 -0 0
Tresh Luca Tresh A 22 C '24 - - -0 -0 0
Vasquez Daniel Vasquez A 18 SS '25 - - -0 -0 0
Vines Jace Vines AAA 27 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Way Beck Way A 22 P '23 - - -0 -0 0
Willeman Zach Willeman AAA 26 RP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Wilson Peyton Wilson A 22 2B '24 - - -0 -0 0
Woods Stephen Woods AA 27 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0