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Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals 2021 Payroll

Royals 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Kansas City Royals 2021 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
Duffy Danny Duffy 32 SP Vet $15,500,000 - $15,500,000 $15,500,000 16.84 13,000,000
Perez Salvador Perez 31 C Vet $13,000,000 $1,200,000 $14,200,000 $14,200,000 15.43 8,750,000
Soler Jorge Soler 29 DH Arb 2 $8,050,000 - $8,050,000 $8,050,000 8.74 8,050,000
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 32 RF Arb 2 2 $6,750,000 - $7,250,000 $7,250,000 7.88 4,062,500
Minor Mike Minor 33 SP Vet $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 7.60 9,000,000
Santana Carlos Santana 35 1B Vet $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 7.60 8,750,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 26 LF Arb 2 3 $6,600,000 - $6,600,000 $3,800,000 4.13 2,200,000
Keller Brad Keller 25 SP Arb 1 3 $3,350,000 - $3,350,000 $3,350,000 3.64 3,350,000
Holland Greg Holland 35 RP/CL Vet $2,750,000 - $2,750,000 $2,750,000 2.99 2,750,000
Dozier Hunter Dozier 29 3B Arb 1 1 $2,250,000 $250,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.72 6,250,000
Taylor Michael Taylor 30 CF Vet $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 1.90 1,750,000
Junis Jake Junis 28 RP Arb 1 2 $1,700,000 - $1,700,000 $1,700,000 1.85 1,700,000
Alberto Hanser Alberto 28 2B Arb 2 $1,650,000 - $1,650,000 $1,650,000 1.79 1,650,000
Dyson Jarrod Dyson 36 CF Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.63 1,500,000
Santana Ervin Santana 38 RP Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.63 1,500,000
Davis Wade Davis 35 RP Vet $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1.36 1,250,000
Barlow Scott Barlow 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $650,000 - $650,000 $650,000 0.71 650,000
Lopez Nicholas Lopez 26 2B Pre-Arb 3 $597,500 - $597,500 $597,500 0.65 597,500
Singer Brady Singer 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $593,700 - $593,700 $593,700 0.64 593,700
Staumont Josh Staumont 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $588,700 - $588,700 $588,700 0.64 588,700
Brentz Jake Brentz 26 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.62 570,500
Zuber Tyler Zuber 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $530,591 0.58 530,591
O'Hearn Ryan O'Hearn 27 1B Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $499,921 0.54 499,921
Bubic Kris Bubic 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $475,385 0.52 475,385
Lynch Daniel Lynch 24 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $469,251 0.51 469,251
Rivero Sebastian Rivero 22 C Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $469,251 0.51 469,251


2021 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, Foot)
25 SS Arb 1 $2,525,000 - $2,525,000 $2,525,000 2.74 2,525,000
Hahn Jesse Hahn
(10-day, Shoulder)
31 RP Arb 3 $1,350,000 - $1,350,000 $1,350,000 1.47 1,750,000
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher
(7-day, Concussion)
28 C Pre-Arb 1 $604,000 - $604,000 $604,000 0.66 604,000
Zimmer Kyle Zimmer
(10-day, Back)
29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $588,700 - $588,700 $588,700 0.64 588,700
Tillo Daniel Tillo
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.62 570,500


2021 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
Brach Brad Brach 35 RP $3,067 - $3,067 $3,067 0.00 3,067


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (22) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
McBroom Ryan McBroom 29 1B 3 $583,900 - $583,900 $53,363 53,363
Hernandez Carlos Hernandez 24 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $42,938 42,938
Isbel Kyle Isbel 24 OF $570,500 - $570,500 $67,474 67,474
Lovelady Richard Lovelady 25 RP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Newberry Jake Newberry 26 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $52,139 52,139
Bolanos Ronald Bolanos 24 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Fox Lucius Fox 23 SS 2 - - -0 -0 0
Gutierrez Kelvin Gutierrez 26 3B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Olivares Edward Olivares 25 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Zerpa Angel Zerpa 21 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Butler Eddie Butler 30 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
Adams Chance Adams 26 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Blewett Scott Blewett 25 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Escobar Alcides Escobar 34 SS - - -0 -0 0
Griffin Foster Griffin 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Guzman Jeison Guzman 22 SS 2 - - -0 -0 0
Mejia Erick Mejia 26 2B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Sanabria Carlos Sanabria 24 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Shawaryn Michael Shawaryn 26 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Speier Gabe Speier 26 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Starling Bubba Starling 28 CF - - -0 -0 0
Viloria Meibrys Viloria 24 C - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
VazquezDaniel Vazquez 0 SS - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.63
GuzmanDiego Guzman 0 SS - $447,500 $447,500 $447,500 0.49


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $87,452,900 $1,450,000 $500,000 $89,402,900 $86,194,799
Injured Reserve Money $5,638,200 - - $5,638,200 $5,638,200
Retained Salary $3,067 - - $3,067 $3,067
Buried Minor Salary $2,865,900 - - $2,865,900 $218,981
Total Payroll $95,960,067 $1,450,000 $500,000 $97,910,067 $92,055,047

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $87,217,547
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $105,217,547
Comp. Balance Tax Space $104,782,453