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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.

Royals – The Athletic

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 30 C Vet $13,000,000 $1,200,000 $14,200,000 $6,014,815 17.31 10,500,000
Duffy Danny Duffy 31 SP Vet $15,250,000 - $15,250,000 $5,648,148 16.25 13,000,000
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 31 CF Arb 1 2 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $1,851,852 5.33 4,062,500
Gordon Alex Gordon 36 LF Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $1,481,481 4.26 4,000,000
Holland Greg Holland 34 RP Vet $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 3.60 1,250,000
Franco Maikel Franco 27 3B Arb 3 2 $2,950,000 - $2,950,000 $1,092,593 3.14 2,950,000
Gutierrez Kelvin Gutierrez 25 3B Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 1.62 563,500
Barlow Scott Barlow 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $650,000 - $650,000 $240,741 0.69 650,000
Keller Brad Keller 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $613,000 - $613,000 $227,037 0.65 613,000
Dozier Hunter Dozier 28 RF Pre-Arb 1 $610,500 - $610,500 $226,111 0.65 610,500
Mondesi Adalberto Mondesi 24 SS Pre-Arb $604,500 - $604,500 $223,889 0.64 604,500
Hahn Jesse Hahn 30 RP Arb 2 $600,000 - $600,000 $222,222 0.64 600,000
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher 27 C Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $215,000 0.62 580,500
O'Hearn Ryan O'Hearn 26 1B Pre-Arb 2 $576,950 - $576,950 $213,685 0.61 576,950
Lopez Nicholas Lopez 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 $571,250 - $571,250 $211,574 0.61 571,250
Starling Bubba Starling 27 CF Pre-Arb $568,250 - $568,250 $210,463 0.61 568,250
Staumont Josh Staumont 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $565,950 - $565,950 $209,611 0.60 565,950
Zimmer Kyle Zimmer 28 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.60 563,500
Zuber Tyler Zuber 25 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.60 563,500
Singer Brady Singer 23 SP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $202,474 0.58 563,500
Newberry Jake Newberry 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $571,500 - $571,500 $195,858 0.56 571,500
Bubic Kris Bubic 22 SP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $183,784 0.53 563,500
Heath Nick Heath 26 OF Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $161,980 0.47 563,500
Adams Chance Adams 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $565,750 - $565,750 $150,096 0.43 565,750
Hernandez Carlos Hernandez 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $90,335 0.26 563,500
Mejia Erick Mejia 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $84,105 0.24 563,500
Olivares Edward Olivares 24 OF Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $77,875 0.22 563,500
Blewett Scott Blewett 24 RP Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $46,725 0.13 563,500


2020 Injured List

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

Player (7) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Kennedy Ian Kennedy
(10-day, Calf)
35 RP Vet $16,500,000 - $16,500,000 $6,111,111 17.59 14,000,000
Soler Jorge Soler
(10-day, Oblique)
28 DH Arb 1 $7,300,000 - $7,300,000 $2,703,704 7.78 7,300,000
Montgomery Mike Montgomery
(60-day, Shoulder)
31 SP Arb 2 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $1,148,148 3.30 3,100,000
Sparkman Glenn Sparkman
(60-day, Arm)
28 SP Pre-Arb 2 $604,500 - $604,500 $223,889 0.64 604,500
Cordero Franchy Cordero
(60-day, Wrist)
25 CF Pre-Arb 2 $571,100 - $571,100 $211,519 0.61 571,100
Griffin Foster Griffin
(60-day, Arm)
24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.60 563,500
Harvey Matt Harvey
(10-day, Arm)
31 RP Vet $575,000 - $575,000 $130,339 0.38 575,000


2020 Retained Salaries

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

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Peralta Wily Peralta 31 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 2.88 1,625,000
Rosenthal Trevor Rosenthal 30 RP/CL $409,061 - $409,061 $409,061 1.18 409,061
Lopez Jorge Lopez 27 SP $51,904 - $51,904 $51,904 0.15 51,904
Phillips Brett Phillips 26 RF $3,149 - $3,149 $3,149 0.01 3,149


2020 Player Pool

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

Player (29) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Junis Jake Junis 27 SP 2 $608,000 - $608,000 $184,855 608,000
McCarthy Kevin McCarthy 28 RP 1 $607,000 - $607,000 $90,585 607,000
Lovelady Richard Lovelady AAA 24 RP 2 $567,100 - $567,100 $15,675 567,100
McBroom Ryan McBroom 28 1B 3 $564,775 - $564,775 $159,222 564,775
Bolanos Ronald Bolanos 23 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $31,150 563,500
Guzman Jeison Guzman 21 SS 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $9,345 563,500
Speier Gabe Speier 25 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $87,220 563,500
Viloria Meibrys Viloria 23 C 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $93,450 563,500
Fox Lucius Fox AAA 22 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Shipley Braden Shipley AAA 28 SP 1 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0
Rosario Randy Rosario 26 RP $575,175 - $575,175 $133,560 575,175
Dini Nick Dini 26 C 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 563,500
Hernandez Oscar Hernandez 26 C 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $31,150 563,500
Reynolds Matt Reynolds 29 SS $563,500 - $563,500 $12,460 563,500
Woods Stephen Woods 25 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 563,500
Brentz Jake Brentz 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Cox Austin Cox 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Fillmyer Heath Fillmyer AAA 26 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Greene Conner Greene AAA 25 P 1 - - -0 -0 0
Isbel Kyle Isbel 23 OF - - -0 -0 0
Kowar Jackson Kowar 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Lee Khalil Lee 22 CF - - -0 -0 0
Lynch Daniel Lynch 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Matias Seuly Matias 21 OF - - -0 -0 0
Melendez MJ Melendez 21 C - - -0 -0 0
Pratto Nick Pratto 21 1B - - -0 -0 0
Rivero Sebastian Rivero 21 C - - -0 -0 0
Tillo Daniel Tillo 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Witt Jr. Bobby Witt Jr. 20 SS - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
LacyAsa Lacy 21 P - $6,670,000 $6,670,000 $6,670,000 19.20
LoftinNick Loftin 21 SS - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 8.63
HernandezBen Hernandez 19 P - $1,450,000 $1,450,000 $1,450,000 4.17
GentryTyler Gentry 21 OF - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 2.16
ChamberlainChristian Chamberlain 20 P - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 1.30
KleinWill Klein 20 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.58


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $54,163,150 $1,200,000 - $55,363,150 $21,713,362
Injured Reserve Money $29,214,100 - - $29,214,100 $10,737,414
Retained Salary $1,464,114 - - $1,464,114 $1,464,114
Buried Minor Salary $5,735,950 - - $5,735,950 $832,997
Total Payroll $90,577,314 $1,200,000 - $91,777,314 $34,747,887

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $83,581,914
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $101,081,914
Comp. Balance Tax Space $106,918,086