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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

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Active Players (30) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Kennedy Ian Kennedy 35 RP/CL Vet $16,500,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 19.06 14,000,000
Duffy Danny Duffy 31 SP Vet $15,250,000 - $15,250,000 $15,250,000 17.61 13,000,000
Soler Jorge Soler 28 DH Arb 1 $7,300,000 - $7,300,000 $7,300,000 8.43 7,300,000
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 31 CF Arb 1 2 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 5.78 4,062,500
Gordon Alex Gordon 36 LF Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.62 4,000,000
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 31 SP Arb 2 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $3,100,000 3.58 3,100,000
Franco Maikel Franco 27 3B Arb 3 2 $2,950,000 - $2,950,000 $2,950,000 3.41 2,950,000
Rosenthal Trevor Rosenthal 30 RP Vet $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.31 2,000,000
Holland Greg Holland 34 RP Vet $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1.44 1,250,000
Barlow Scott Barlow 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $650,000 - $650,000 $650,000 0.75 650,000
Dozier Hunter Dozier 28 RF Pre-Arb 1 $610,500 - $610,500 $610,500 0.71 610,500
Junis Jake Junis 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 $608,000 - $608,000 $608,000 0.70 608,000
McCarthy Kevin McCarthy 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $607,000 - $607,000 $607,000 0.70 607,000
Mondesi Adalberto Mondesi 24 SS Pre-Arb $604,500 - $604,500 $604,500 0.70 604,500
Sparkman Glenn Sparkman 28 SP Pre-Arb 2 $604,500 - $604,500 $604,500 0.70 604,500
Hahn Jesse Hahn 30 RP Arb 2 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0.69 600,000
Lopez Jorge Lopez 27 SP Pre-Arb $586,750 - $586,750 $586,750 0.68 586,750
Hill Tim Hill 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 $585,750 - $585,750 $585,750 0.68 585,750
Rosario Randy Rosario 26 RP Pre-Arb $575,175 - $575,175 $575,175 0.66 575,175
Lopez Nicholas Lopez 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 $571,250 - $571,250 $571,250 0.66 571,250
Phillips Brett Phillips 26 RF Pre-Arb $569,625 - $569,625 $569,625 0.66 569,625
Starling Bubba Starling 27 CF Pre-Arb $568,250 - $568,250 $568,250 0.66 568,250
Staumont Josh Staumont 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $565,950 - $565,950 $565,950 0.65 565,950
Adams Chance Adams 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $565,750 - $565,750 $565,750 0.65 565,750
McBroom Ryan McBroom 28 1B Pre-Arb 3 $564,775 - $564,775 $564,775 0.65 564,775
Arteaga Humberto Arteaga 26 SS Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 0.65 563,500
Gutierrez Kelvin Gutierrez 25 3B Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 0.65 563,500
Hernandez Oscar Hernandez 26 C Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 0.65 563,500
Reynolds Matt Reynolds 29 SS Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 0.65 563,500
Woods Stephen Woods 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 0.65 563,500


2020 Injured List

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

Player (4) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Perez Salvador Perez
(10-day, Illness)
30 C Vet $13,000,000 $1,200,000 $14,200,000 $14,200,000 16.40 10,500,000
Keller Brad Keller
(10-day, Illness)
24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $613,000 - $613,000 $613,000 0.71 613,000
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher
(10-day, Illness)
27 C Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.67 580,500
O'Hearn Ryan O'Hearn
(10-day, Illness)
26 1B Pre-Arb 2 $576,950 - $576,950 $576,950 0.67 576,950


2020 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
Peralta Wily Peralta 31 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.16 1,625,000


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
Shipley Braden Shipley AAA 28 SP 1 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0
Newberry Jake Newberry AAA 25 RP 2 $571,500 - $571,500 $571,500 571,500
Lovelady Richard Lovelady AAA 24 P 2 $567,100 - $567,100 $567,100 567,100
Blewett Scott Blewett AAA 24 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Bubic Kris Bubic 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Cox Austin Cox 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Dini Nick Dini AAA 26 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Fillmyer Heath Fillmyer AAA 26 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Greene Conner Greene AAA 25 P 1 - - -0 -0 0
Griffin Foster Griffin AAA 24 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Guzman Jeison Guzman A 21 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Heath Nick Heath AAA 26 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Carlos Hernandez A 23 P 3 - - -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
Mejia Erick Mejia AAA 25 2B 3 - - -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
Singer Brady Singer 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Speier Gabe Speier AAA 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Tillo Daniel Tillo 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Viloria Meibrys Viloria AAA 23 C 1 - - -0 -0 0
Witt Jr. Bobby Witt Jr. 20 SS - - -0 -0 0
Zimmer Kyle Zimmer AAA 28 RP - - -0 -0 0
Zuber Tyler Zuber 25 P - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
LacyAsa Lacy 21 P - $6,670,000 $6,670,000 $6,670,000 7.70
LoftinNick Loftin 21 SS - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 3.47
HernandezBen Hernandez 19 P - $1,450,000 $1,450,000 $1,450,000 1.67
GentryTyler Gentry 21 OF - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.87
ChamberlainChristian Chamberlain 20 P - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.52
KleinWill Klein 20 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.23


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $69,605,275 - - $69,605,275 $69,605,275
Injured Reserve Money $14,770,450 $1,200,000 - $15,970,450 $15,970,450
Retained Salary $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Total Payroll $85,375,725 $1,200,000 - $86,575,725 $86,575,725

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $76,011,325
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $93,511,325
Comp. Balance Tax Space $114,488,675