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 (27) 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 18.64 20,500,000
Greinke Zack Greinke 38 SP Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 13.46 13,000,000
Santana Carlos Santana 36 1B Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 10.87 8,750,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 27 LF Arb 3 $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 8.80 8,500,000
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 33 RF Arb 3 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 7.25 4,812,000
Keller Brad Keller 26 SP Arb 2 3 $4,825,000 - $4,825,000 $4,825,000 5.00 4,825,000
Dozier Hunter Dozier 30 DH Arb 2 1 $4,500,000 $250,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 4.92 6,250,000
Taylor Michael Taylor 31 CF Vet $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 4.66 4,500,000
Lopez Nicholas Lopez 27 SS Arb 1 3 $2,750,000 - $2,750,000 $2,750,000 2.85 2,750,000
Barlow Scott Barlow 29 RP/CL Arb 1 2 $2,400,000 - $2,400,000 $2,400,000 2.49 2,400,000
Garrett Amir Garrett 30 RP Arb 2 $2,025,000 - $2,025,000 $2,025,000 2.10 2,025,000
O'Hearn Ryan O'Hearn 28 1B Arb 1 1 $1,300,000 - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 1.35 1,300,000
Clarke Taylor Clarke 29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $975,000 - $975,000 $975,000 1.01 975,000
Staumont Josh Staumont 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $728,000 - $728,000 $728,000 0.75 728,000
Hernandez Carlos Hernandez 25 SP Pre-Arb 1 $708,750 - $708,750 $708,750 0.73 708,750
Payamps Joel Payamps 28 RP Pre-Arb $708,750 - $708,750 $708,750 0.73 708,750
Lynch Daniel Lynch 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $703,600 - $703,600 $703,600 0.73 703,600
Speier Gabe Speier 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $702,000 - $702,000 $702,000 0.73 702,000
Coleman Dylan Coleman 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,650 - $700,650 $700,650 0.73 700,650
Snider Collin Snider 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.72 700,000
Witt Jr. Bobby Witt Jr. 22 3B Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.72 700,000
Isbel Kyle Isbel 25 RF Pre-Arb 2 $701,900 - $701,900 $675,546 0.70 675,546
Singer Brady Singer 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $726,250 - $726,250 $652,135 0.68 652,135
Bolanos Ronald Bolanos 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $628,421 0.65 628,421
Rivera Emmanuel Rivera 26 3B Pre-Arb 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $594,554 0.62 594,554
Heasley Jon Heasley 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $545,635 0.56 545,635
Melendez MJ Melendez 23 C Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $67,734 0.07 67,734


2022 Injured List

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Mondesi Adalberto Mondesi
(10-day, Knee-acl)
26 SS Arb 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 3.11 3,000,000
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher
(10-day, Hamstring)
29 C Arb 1 1 $885,000 - $885,000 $885,000 0.92 885,000
Brentz Jake Brentz
(10-day, Arm)
27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $711,250 - $711,250 $711,250 0.74 711,250
Zuber Tyler Zuber
(60-day, Shoulder)
27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $710,500 - $710,500 $710,500 0.74 710,500
Olivares Edward Olivares
(10-day, Quad)
26 OF Pre-Arb 1 $705,500 - $705,500 $705,500 0.73 705,500


2022 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 % Lux. Tax Salary
Minor Mike Minor 34 SP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.04 -


2022 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $90,154,900 $250,000 - $90,404,900 $89,340,775
Injured List Money $6,012,250 - - $6,012,250 $6,012,250
Retained Salary $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Total Payroll $97,167,150 $250,000 - $97,417,150 $96,353,025

 

2022 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $230,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $95,636,425
Estimated Player Benefits $16,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Proj. Tax Payroll $115,553,091


2022 Minor

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

Player (9) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Bubic Kris Bubic 24 SP 2 $713,750 - $713,750 $157,317 157,317
Kowar Jackson Kowar 25 RP 2 $702,000 - $702,000 $37,742 37,742
Peacock Matt Peacock 28 RP 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $11,289 11,289
Rivero Sebastian Rivero 23 C 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $15,052 15,052
Bowlan Jonathan Bowlan AA 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Garcia Maikel Garcia A 22 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Pratto Nick Pratto AAA 23 1B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Webb Nathan Webb AA 24 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Zerpa Angel Zerpa AAA 22 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Blanco Dairon Blanco AAA 0 OF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Brewer Colten Brewer 29 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Cancel Gabriel Cancel AAA 25 2B R5 - - -0 -0 0
Castillo Ivan Castillo 27 SS 2 - - -0 -0 0
Collins Darryl Collins A 20 OF - - -0 -0 0
Cox Austin Cox AAA 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Dungan Clay Dungan AAA 26 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Dye Josh Dye AAA 25 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Fermin Freddy Fermin AAA 27 C R5 - - -0 -0 0
Freeman Sam Freeman 35 RP - - -0 -0 0
Gentry Tyler Gentry A 23 OF - - -0 -0 0
Griffin Foster Griffin AAA 26 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Haake Zach Haake A 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Ben Hernandez A 20 P - - -0 -0 0
Hicklen Brewer Hicklen AAA 26 OF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Jensen Carter Jensen 18 C - - -0 -0 0
Jones Travis Jones AAA 26 1B R5 - - -0 -0 0
Jones Jacoby Jones 30 CF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Kalish Jake Kalish AAA 30 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Klein Will Klein A 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Kudrna Ben Kudrna 19 P - - -0 -0 0
Lacy Asa Lacy A 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Loftin Nick Loftin A 23 SS - - -0 -0 0
Lovelady Richard Lovelady AAA 26 RP - - -0 -0 0
Marsh Alec Marsh AA 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Martinez Marcelo Martinez AAA 25 SP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Massey Michael Massey A 24 2B - - -0 -0 0
Matias Seuly Matias AAA 23 OF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Miller Anderson Miller AAA 28 CF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Mozzicato Frank Mozzicato 19 P - - -0 -0 0
Murdock Noah Murdock A 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Nunez Andres Nunez AAA 26 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Panzini Shane Panzini 20 P - - -0 -0 0
Parrish Drew Parrish AAA 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Pasquantino Vinnie Pasquantino AA 24 1B - - -0 -0 0
Pena Erick Pena 19 OF - - -0 -0 0
Sotillet Andres Sotillet AAA 25 RP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Tresh Luca Tresh A 22 C - - -0 -0 0
Vasquez Daniel Vasquez 18 SS - - -0 -0 0
Vines Jace Vines AAA 27 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Vizcaino Arodys Vizcaino 31 RP - - -0 -0 0
Willeman Zach Willeman AAA 26 RP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Wilson Peyton Wilson A 22 2B - - -0 -0 0
Woods Stephen Woods AAA 27 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
 

2022 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
OlmosJuan Olmos 0 C - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000
RamosHenry Ramos 0 OF - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000
TorresErick Torres 0 OF - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000