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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 19.59 13,000,000
Perez Salvador Perez 31 C Vet $13,000,000 $1,200,000 $14,200,000 $14,200,000 17.95 10,500,000
Soler Jorge Soler 29 DH Arb 2 $8,050,000 - $8,050,000 $8,050,000 10.17 8,050,000
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 32 RF Arb 2 2 $6,750,000 - $7,250,000 $7,250,000 9.16 4,062,500
Minor Mike Minor 33 SP Vet $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 8.85 9,000,000
Santana Carlos Santana 35 1B Vet $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 8.85 8,750,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 26 LF Arb 2 3 $6,600,000 - $6,600,000 $3,800,000 4.80 2,200,000
Keller Brad Keller 25 SP Arb 1 3 $3,350,000 - $3,350,000 $3,350,000 4.23 3,350,000
Holland Greg Holland 35 RP/CL Vet $2,750,000 - $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.48 2,750,000
Mondesi Adalberto Mondesi 25 SS Arb 1 $2,525,000 - $2,525,000 $2,525,000 3.19 2,525,000
Taylor Michael Taylor 30 CF Vet $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 2.21 1,750,000
Junis Jake Junis 28 RP Arb 1 2 $1,700,000 - $1,700,000 $1,700,000 2.15 1,700,000
Alberto Hanser Alberto 28 2B Arb 2 $1,650,000 - $1,650,000 $1,650,000 2.09 1,650,000
Hahn Jesse Hahn 31 RP Arb 3 $1,350,000 - $1,350,000 $1,350,000 1.71 1,750,000
Davis Wade Davis 35 RP Vet $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1.58 1,250,000
Barlow Scott Barlow 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Bubic Kris Bubic 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Dozier Hunter Dozier 29 3B Arb 1 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 6,250,000
Fox Lucius Fox 23 SS Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher 28 C Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Lopez Nicholas Lopez 26 2B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Lovelady Richard Lovelady 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
McBroom Ryan McBroom 29 1B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Singer Brady Singer 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Staumont Josh Staumont 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Zimmer Kyle Zimmer 29 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


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
Blewett Scott Blewett 25 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Bolanos Ronald Bolanos 24 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Gutierrez Kelvin Gutierrez 26 3B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Heath Nick Heath 27 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Carlos Hernandez 24 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Newberry Jake Newberry 26 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
O'Hearn Ryan O'Hearn 27 1B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Olivares Edward Olivares 25 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Rivero Sebastian Rivero 22 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Tillo Daniel Tillo 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Viloria Meibrys Viloria 24 C - - -0 -0 0
Zerpa Angel Zerpa 21 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Zuber Tyler Zuber 26 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Santana Ervin Santana 38 SP $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1,500,000
Adams Chance Adams 26 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Brach Brad Brach 35 RP - - -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
Speier Gabe Speier 26 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Starling Bubba Starling 28 CF - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (0) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
VazquezDaniel Vazquez 0 SS - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.90
GuzmanDiego Guzman 0 SS - $447,500 $447,500 $447,500 0.57


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $80,225,000 $1,200,000 $500,000 $81,925,000 $79,125,000
Total Payroll $80,225,000 $1,200,000 $500,000 $81,925,000 $79,125,000

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $81,387,500
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $99,387,500
Comp. Balance Tax Space $110,612,500