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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 (26) 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 23.61 14,000,000
Duffy Danny Duffy 31 SP Vet $15,250,000 - $15,250,000 $15,250,000 21.82 13,000,000
Perez Salvador Perez 30 C Vet $13,000,000 $1,200,000 $14,200,000 $14,200,000 20.31 10,500,000
Soler Jorge Soler 28 DH Arb 1 $7,300,000 - $7,300,000 $7,300,000 10.44 7,300,000
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 31 CF Arb 1 2 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 7.15 4,062,500
Gordon Alex Gordon 36 LF Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 5.72 4,000,000
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 31 SP Arb 2 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $3,100,000 4.43 3,100,000
Franco Maikel Franco 27 3B Arb 3 2 $2,950,000 - $2,950,000 $2,950,000 4.22 2,950,000
Hahn Jesse Hahn 30 RP Arb 2 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0.86 600,000
Barlow Scott Barlow 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Dozier Hunter Dozier 28 RF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher 27 C Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Hill Tim Hill 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Junis Jake Junis 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Keller Brad Keller 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Lopez Jorge Lopez 27 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Lopez Nicholas Lopez 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
McCarthy Kevin McCarthy 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Mondesi Adalberto Mondesi 24 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
O'Hearn Ryan O'Hearn 26 1B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Phillips Brett Phillips 26 RF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Reynolds Matt Reynolds 29 SS Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Rosario Randy Rosario 26 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Starling Bubba Starling 27 CF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Woods Stephen Woods 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Zimmer Kyle Zimmer 28 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500


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 % Tax Payroll
Peralta Wily Peralta 31 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.43 1,625,000


2020 Minor/In the System

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

Player (25) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Rosenthal Trevor Rosenthal AAA 30 RP $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0
Holland Greg Holland AAA 34 RP $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0
Shipley Braden Shipley AAA 28 SP 1 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0
Adams Chance Adams AAA 25 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Arteaga Humberto Arteaga AAA 26 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Blewett Scott Blewett AAA 24 SP 2 - - -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
Gutierrez Kelvin Gutierrez AAA 25 3B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Guzman Jeison Guzman A 21 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Heath Nick Heath AAA 26 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Arnaldo Hernandez AAA 24 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Carlos Hernandez A 23 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Lovelady Richard Lovelady AAA 24 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
McBroom Ryan McBroom AAA 28 1B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Mejia Erick Mejia AAA 25 2B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Newberry Jake Newberry AAA 25 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Skoglund Eric Skoglund AAA 27 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Sparkman Glenn Sparkman AAA 28 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Speier Gabe Speier AAA 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Staumont Josh Staumont AAA 26 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Viloria Meibrys Viloria AAA 23 C 1 - - -0 -0 0
Watts Cole Watts A 24 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $68,900,000
Retained Salary $1,000,000
Total Payroll $69,900,000
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $67,700,000 $1,200,000 - $68,900,000 $68,900,000
Retained Salary $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Total Payroll $68,700,000 $1,200,000 - $69,900,000 $69,900,000

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $70,473,500
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $87,973,500
Comp. Balance Tax Space $120,026,500