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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 17.28 10,500,000
Duffy Danny Duffy 31 SP Vet $15,250,000 - $15,250,000 $5,648,148 16.22 13,000,000
Soler Jorge Soler 28 DH Arb 1 $7,300,000 - $7,300,000 $2,703,704 7.77 7,300,000
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 31 CF Arb 1 2 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $1,851,852 5.32 4,062,500
Franco Maikel Franco 27 3B Arb 3 2 $2,950,000 - $3,340,000 $1,482,593 4.26 2,950,000
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 3.59 1,250,000
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 31 SP Arb 2 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $1,148,148 3.30 3,100,000
Hahn Jesse Hahn 30 RP Arb 2 $600,000 - $637,037 $259,259 0.74 259,259
Barlow Scott Barlow 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $650,000 - $650,000 $240,741 0.69 240,741
Keller Brad Keller 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $613,000 - $613,000 $227,037 0.65 227,037
Dozier Hunter Dozier 28 RF Pre-Arb 1 $610,500 - $610,500 $226,111 0.65 226,111
Mondesi Adalberto Mondesi 24 SS Pre-Arb $604,500 - $604,500 $223,889 0.64 223,889
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher 27 C Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $215,000 0.62 215,000
O'Hearn Ryan O'Hearn 26 1B Pre-Arb 2 $576,950 - $576,950 $213,685 0.61 213,685
Lopez Nicholas Lopez 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 $571,250 - $571,250 $211,574 0.61 211,574
Cordero Franchy Cordero 25 CF Pre-Arb 2 $571,100 - $571,100 $211,519 0.61 211,519
Staumont Josh Staumont 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $565,950 - $565,950 $209,611 0.60 209,611
Zuber Tyler Zuber 25 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.60 208,704
Singer Brady Singer 23 SP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $202,474 0.58 202,474
Junis Jake Junis 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 $608,000 - $608,000 $201,660 0.58 201,660
Newberry Jake Newberry 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $571,500 - $571,500 $195,858 0.56 195,858
Bubic Kris Bubic 22 SP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $183,784 0.53 183,784
Heath Nick Heath 26 OF Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $161,980 0.47 161,980
Adams Chance Adams 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $565,750 - $565,750 $150,096 0.43 150,096
Hernandez Carlos Hernandez 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $90,335 0.26 90,335
Olivares Edward Olivares 24 OF Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $77,875 0.22 77,875
Lovelady Richard Lovelady 24 RP Pre-Arb 2 $567,100 - $567,100 $28,215 0.08 28,215


2020 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
Kennedy Ian Kennedy
(10-day, Calf)
35 RP Vet $16,500,000 - $16,500,000 $6,111,111 17.55 14,000,000
Sparkman Glenn Sparkman
(60-day, Arm)
28 SP Pre-Arb 2 $604,500 - $604,500 $223,889 0.64 223,889
Starling Bubba Starling
(10-day, Back)
27 CF Pre-Arb $568,250 - $568,250 $210,463 0.60 210,463
Griffin Foster Griffin
(60-day, Arm)
24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.60 208,704
Zimmer Kyle Zimmer
(60-day, Elbow)
28 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.60 208,704
Harvey Matt Harvey
(60-day, Arm)
31 RP Vet $575,000 - $575,000 $130,339 0.37 130,339


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 2.87 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 (30) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
McCarthy Kevin McCarthy 28 RP 1 $607,000 - $607,000 $90,585 90,585
McBroom Ryan McBroom 28 1B 3 $564,775 - $564,775 $159,222 159,222
Blewett Scott Blewett 24 RP 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $31,150 31,150
Bolanos Ronald Bolanos 23 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $31,150 31,150
Fox Lucius Fox AAA 22 SS 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 0
Gutierrez Kelvin Gutierrez 25 3B 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $186,900 186,900
Guzman Jeison Guzman 21 SS 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $9,345 9,345
Mejia Erick Mejia 25 2B 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $68,530 68,530
Speier Gabe Speier 25 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $87,220 87,220
Viloria Meibrys Viloria 23 C 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $93,450 93,450
Shipley Braden Shipley AAA 28 SP 1 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0
Rosario Randy Rosario 26 RP $575,175 - $575,175 $133,560 133,560
Dini Nick Dini 26 C 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0
Hernandez Oscar Hernandez 26 C 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $31,150 31,150
Reynolds Matt Reynolds 29 SS $563,500 - $563,500 $12,460 12,460
Woods Stephen Woods 25 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0
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 19.16
LoftinNick Loftin 21 SS - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 8.62
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 2.15
ChamberlainChristian Chamberlain 20 P - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 1.29
KleinWill Klein 20 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.57


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $63,487,100 $1,200,000 $427,037 $65,114,137 $25,320,148
Injured Reserve Money $19,374,750 - - $19,374,750 $7,093,210
Retained Salary $1,464,114 - - $1,464,114 $1,464,114
Buried Minor Salary $6,818,450 - - $6,818,450 $934,722
Total Payroll $91,144,414 $1,200,000 $427,037 $92,771,451 $34,812,194

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $67,907,842
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $85,407,842
Comp. Balance Tax Space $122,592,158