Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals 2024 Payroll

Royals 2024 Payroll

An updated look at the Kansas City Royals 2024 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (40) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Perez Salvador Perez 34 C Vet n/a $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 18.85 20,500,000
Wacha Michael Wacha 33 SP Vet n/a $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 15.08 16,000,000
Lugo Seth Lugo 34 SP Vet n/a $15,000,000 - $15,000,000 $15,000,000 14.14 15,000,000
Lyles Jordan Lyles 33 SP Vet n/a $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 8.01 8,500,000
Renfroe Hunter Renfroe 32 RF Vet n/a $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 5.18 6,500,000
Smith Will Smith 34 RP/CL Vet n/a $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 4.71 5,000,000
Singer Brady Singer 27 SP Arb 2 (S2) 2 $4,850,000 - $4,850,000 $4,850,000 4.57 4,850,000
Stratton Chris Stratton 33 RP Vet n/a $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 3.30 4,000,000
Witt Jr. Bobby Witt Jr. 24 SS Vet 3 $2,000,000 $707,071 $2,707,070 $2,707,070 2.55 26,252,525
Frazier Adam Frazier 32 2B Vet n/a $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.89 4,500,000
Hampson Garrett Hampson 29 SS Vet 0 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.89 2,000,000
Anderson Nick Anderson 33 RP Arb 2 2 $1,575,000 - $1,575,000 $1,575,000 1.48 1,575,000
Schreiber John Schreiber 30 RP Arb 1 2 $1,175,000 - $1,175,000 $1,175,000 1.11 1,175,000
Taylor Josh Taylor 31 RP Arb 3 (S2) 1 $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 1.04 1,100,000
Brentz Jake Brentz 29 RP Arb 1 3 $1,050,000 - $1,050,000 $1,050,000 0.99 950,000
Hernandez Carlos Hernandez 27 RP Arb 1 (S2) 1 $1,012,500 - $1,012,500 $1,012,500 0.95 1,012,500
Nola Austin Nola 34 C Vet 1 $975,000 - $975,000 $975,000 0.92 975,000
Blanco Dairon Blanco 31 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Bowlan Jonathan Bowlan 27 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Cruz Steven Cruz 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Fermin Freddy Fermin 29 C Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Garcia Maikel Garcia 24 SS Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Gentry Tyler Gentry 25 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Isbel Kyle Isbel 27 CF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Klein Will Klein 24 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Loftin Nick Loftin 25 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Lynch Daniel Lynch 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Marsh Alec Marsh 26 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Massey Michael Massey 26 2B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
McArthur James McArthur 27 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
McMillon John McMillon 26 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Melendez MJ Melendez 25 RF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Pasquantino Vinnie Pasquantino 26 1B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Pratto Nick Pratto 25 1B Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Ragans Cole Ragans 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Sauer Matt Sauer 25 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Velazquez Nelson Velazquez 25 CF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Veneziano Anthony Veneziano 26 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Waters Drew Waters 25 OF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000
Zerpa Angel Zerpa 24 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 0$0 0 770,000


2024 Injured List

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Bubic Kris Bubic
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
26 SP Arb 2 (S2) 1 $2,350,000 - $2,350,000 $2,350,000 2.22 2,350,000
Wright Kyle Wright
(60-day, Shoulder)
28 SP Arb 1 1 $1,800,000 - $1,800,000 $1,800,000 1.70 1,800,000


2024 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
Dozier Hunter Dozier 32 1B $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 9.43 6,250,000


2024 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $91,237,500 $707,071 - $91,944,570 $91,944,547
Est. Pre-Arbitration Salaries - - - - $6,930,000
Injured List Money $4,150,000 - - $4,150,000 $4,150,000
Retained Salary $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Active Total Payroll $105,387,500 $707,071 - $106,094,570 $106,094,547
Projected Total Payroll - - - - $113,024,547

 

2024 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Note: Tax figures based on payroll data only. Outside revenue sources will be adjusted when available after the regular season.

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $237,000,000
Est. Active AAV/Payroll $130,290,025
Est. Player Benefits $17,000,000
Est. Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Est. Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Est. Tax Payroll $151,206,691
Est. Pre-Arbitration AAV/Payroll $6,930,000
Est. Tax Payroll (Active + Est. Arb + Est. Pre-Arb) $158,136,691

Est. Tax Bill Details
Est. Competitive Balance Tax Space $85,793,309


2024 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
RicardoYandel Ricardo 0 SS - $2,400,000 $2,400,000 $2,400,000
CericeJose Cerice 0 3B - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000
DownsLloyd Downs 18 P - $307,500 $307,500 $307,500