Kansas City Royals 2018 Payroll

An updated look at the Kansas City Royals 2018 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Gordon Alex Gordon 34 LF Vet $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 15.22
Duffy Danny Duffy 29 SP Vet $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 10.65
Hammel Jason Hammel 35 RP Vet $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 6.85
Perez Salvador Perez 28 C Vet $7,500,000 $1,200,000 - $8,700,000 $8,700,000 6.62
Moustakas Mike Moustakas 29 3B Vet $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 4.19
Duda Lucas Duda 32 1B Vet $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 2.66
Maurer Brandon Maurer 28 RP Arb 2 1 $2,950,000 - - $2,950,000 $2,950,000 2.24
Escobar Alcides Escobar 31 SS Vet $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.90
Butera Drew Butera 34 C Vet $2,300,000 - - $2,300,000 $2,300,000 1.75
Peralta Wily Peralta 29 RP/CL Arb 2 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.14
Flynn Brian Flynn 28 RP Pre-Arb $573,500 - - $573,500 $573,500 0.44
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 29 2B Pre-Arb 2 $569,500 - - $569,500 $569,500 0.43
Bonifacio Jorge Bonifacio 25 RF Pre-Arb 1 $561,900 - - $561,900 $561,900 0.43
Junis Jake Junis 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $554,250 - - $554,250 $554,250 0.42
Smith Burch Smith 28 SP Pre-Arb 2 $552,400 - - $552,400 $552,400 0.42
Hill Tim Hill 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000 0.41
Keller Brad Keller 22 SP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000 0.41
McCarthy Kevin McCarthy 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $554,250 - - $554,250 $509,580 0.39
Dozier Hunter Dozier 26 1B Pre-Arb 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $410,200 0.31
Adam Jason Adam 0 RP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $404,340 0.31
Oaks Trevor Oaks 25 SP Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $389,690 0.30
Orlando Paulo Orlando 32 CF Pre-Arb 1 $568,500 - - $568,500 $375,888 0.29
Herrera Rosell Herrera 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $310,580 0.24
Fillmyer Heath Fillmyer 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $304,720 0.23
Torres Ramon Torres 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $298,860 0.23
Sparkman Glenn Sparkman 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $249,050 0.19


2018 Disabled List

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

Player (7) Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
KennedyIan Kennedy (10-day) 33 SP $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 12.18
SolerJorge Soler (10-day) 26 LF $4,000,000 $666,667 - $4,666,667 $4,666,667 3.55
KarnsNate Karns (60-day) 30 SP 1 $1,375,000 - - $1,375,000 $1,375,000 1.05
BoyerBlaine Boyer (60-day) 37 RP $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.76
HahnJesse Hahn (60-day) 28 SP $574,000 - - $574,000 $574,000 0.44
CuthbertCheslor Cuthbert (10-day) 25 3B $573,500 - - $573,500 $573,500 0.44
SkoglundEric Skoglund (60-day) 25 SP 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000 0.41


2018 Suspended/Restricted

Salaries from players who have been suspended/restricted, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
MondesiAdalberto Mondesi 22 SS $545,000 - - $545,000 $310,580 0.24


2018 Retained Salaries

Leftover salaries from players who have been traded or released, or buyouts for declined options.

Player (11) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
WoodTravis Wood 31 SP $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 4.95
WoodTravis Wood 31 SP $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 4.95
HerreraKelvin Herrera 28 RP/CL $3,456,625 - - $3,456,625 $3,456,625 2.63
MossBrandon Moss 34 DH $3,250,000 - - $3,250,000 $3,250,000 2.47
InfanteOmar Infante 36 2B $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.52
YoungChris Young 39 RP $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.14
GrimmJustin Grimm 29 RP $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0.95
MinorMike Minor 30 RP $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0.95
JayJon Jay 33 RF $1,112,907 - - $1,112,907 $1,112,907 0.85
SoriaJoakim Soria 34 RP/CL $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.76
AlmonteAbraham Almonte 29 CF $297,145 - - $297,145 $297,145 0.23


2018 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (11) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
KowarJackson Kowar 21 P - $2,147,500 - $2,147,500 $2,147,500 1.63
SingerBrady Singer 21 P - $2,147,500 - $2,147,500 $2,147,500 1.63
LynchDaniel Lynch 21 P - $1,697,500 - $1,697,500 $1,697,500 1.29
BubicKris Bubic 20 P - $1,597,500 - $1,597,500 $1,597,500 1.22
KaufmanRylan Kaufman 19 P - $722,500 - $722,500 $722,500 0.55
BowlanJonathan Bowlan 21 P - $697,500 - $697,500 $697,500 0.53
Del RosarioYefri Del Rosario 18 P - $650,000 - $650,000 $650,000 0.49
IsbelKyle Isbel 21 OF - $592,300 - $592,300 $592,300 0.45
ColeEric Cole 21 OF - $500,000 - $500,000 $500,000 0.38
CoxAustin Cox 21 P - $447,500 - $447,500 $447,500 0.34
HaakeZach Haake 21 P - $297,500 - $297,500 $297,500 0.23
HeasleyJon Heasley 21 P - $247,500 - $247,500 $247,500 0.19
LueckJackson Lueck 21 OF - $161,300 - $161,300 $161,300 0.12
JacksonKevon Jackson 17 OF - $144,600 - $144,600 $144,600 0.11
BryantNoah Bryant 19 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.10
CosbyChristian Cosby 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.10
EmodiMichael Emodi 0 C - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.10
HintonKyle Hinton 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.10
HollieDavid Hollie 18 OF - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.10
HughesGage Hughes 18 SS - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.10
AdamsDerrick Adams 21 P - $100,000 - $100,000 $100,000 0.08
EatonNathan Eaton 21 C - $85,000 - $85,000 $85,000 0.06
DyeJosh Dye 21 P - $60,000 - $60,000 $60,000 0.05
StrongHunter Strong 21 OF - $60,000 - $60,000 $60,000 0.05
GrayTyler Gray 21 P - $2,500 - $2,500 $2,500 0.00
LambrightAustin Lambright 23 P - $2,500 - $2,500 $2,500 0.00
HensleyBryce Hensley 22 P - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000 0.00
JamesDaniel James 22 P - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000 0.00
AplinRhett Aplin 22 OF - - - - - 0.00
BewleyBrhet Bewley 21 SS - - - - - 0.00
CillisTed Cillis 23 P - - - - - 0.00
HancockWilliam Hancock 21 C - - - - - 0.00
KasserKyle Kasser 22 SS - - - - - 0.00
NunezAndres Nunez 22 P - - - - - 0.00


2018 Minor/In the System

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

Player (19) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
RomeroEnny Romero 27 RP $565,000 - - $565,000 $565,000
StarlingBubba Starling 25 CF 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000
ViloriaMeibrys Viloria 21 C $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000
GoinsRyan Goins 30 2B $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $489,216
GallagherCameron Gallagher 25 C 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $468,800
BarlowScott Barlow 25 P 3 $650,000 - - $650,000 $164,265
StoutEric Stout 25 P 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $20,510
BeelerDallas Beeler 29 RP - - - - -
CollinsTyler Collins 28 LF - - - - -
DuenezSamir Duenez 22 1B 2 - - - - -
El-AbourTarik El-Abour 26 OF - - - - -
GarciaOnelki Garcia 28 SP - - - - -
GoreTerrance Gore 27 LF - - - - -
GutierrezKelvin Gutierrez 23 3B 3 - - - - -
LaRocheAndy LaRoche 34 3B - - - - -
LiddiAlex Liddi 29 3B - - - - -
LohseKyle Lohse 39 SP - - - - -
MachadoAndres Machado 25 P 3 - - - - -
ManessSeth Maness 29 RP - - - - -


2018 Cap Totals

 
Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $77,104,458
Disabled List Money $24,734,167
Retained Salary $28,116,677
Buried Minor Salary $1,142,791
Total Payroll $131,408,673
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $77,589,300 $1,200,000 - $78,789,300 $77,104,458
Disabled List Money $24,067,500 $666,667 - $24,734,167 $24,734,167
Suspended/Restricted Money $545,000 - - $545,000 $310,580
Retained Salary $28,116,677 - - $28,116,677 $28,116,677
Buried Minor Salary $2,740,000 - - $2,740,000 $1,142,791
Total Payroll $133,058,477 $1,866,667 - $134,925,144 $131,408,673