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Kansas City Royals 2019 Payroll

An updated look at the Kansas City Royals 2019 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (35) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Gordon Alex Gordon 35 LF Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 19.85 18,000,000
Kennedy Ian Kennedy 34 RP/CL Vet $16,500,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 16.37 14,000,000
Duffy Danny Duffy 30 SP Vet $15,250,000 - $15,250,000 $15,250,000 15.13 13,000,000
Soler Jorge Soler 27 DH Pre-Arb $4,000,000 $666,667 $4,666,667 $4,666,667 4.63 3,333,333
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 30 2B Pre-Arb 2 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.99 4,062,500
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 29 SP Arb 1 $2,440,000 - $2,440,000 $996,989 0.99 996,989
Hahn Jesse Hahn 29 RP Arb 1 $800,000 - $800,000 $800,000 0.79 800,000
Barlow Scott Barlow 26 P Pre-Arb 2 $650,000 - $650,000 $604,635 0.60 604,635
Junis Jake Junis 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $578,250 - $578,250 $578,250 0.57 578,250
Keller Brad Keller 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $578,175 - $578,175 $578,175 0.57 578,175
Mondesi Adalberto Mondesi 23 SS Pre-Arb 1 $576,000 - $576,000 $576,000 0.57 576,000
Dozier Hunter Dozier 27 3B Pre-Arb 1 $567,225 - $567,225 $567,225 0.56 567,225
Lopez Jorge Lopez 26 SP Pre-Arb $562,250 - $562,250 $562,250 0.56 562,250
Cuthbert Cheslor Cuthbert 26 DH Arb 1 $850,000 - $850,000 $557,540 0.55 557,540
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher 26 C Pre-Arb 1 $557,125 - $557,125 $557,125 0.55 557,125
Sparkman Glenn Sparkman 27 SP Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $480,424 0.48 480,424
McCarthy Kevin McCarthy 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $578,250 - $578,250 $447,696 0.44 447,696
O'Hearn Ryan O'Hearn 25 1B Pre-Arb 3 $557,650 - $557,650 $428,714 0.43 428,714
Lopez Nicholas Lopez 24 SS Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $414,776 0.41 414,776
Skoglund Eric Skoglund 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $568,175 - $568,175 $397,150 0.39 397,150
Hill Tim Hill 29 RP Pre-Arb 3 $573,175 - $573,175 $339,020 0.34 339,020
Newberry Jake Newberry 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $313,320 0.31 313,320
Arteaga Humberto Arteaga 25 SS Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $259,608 0.26 259,608
Starling Bubba Starling 26 CF Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $238,720 0.24 238,720
Viloria Meibrys Viloria 22 C Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $226,784 0.23 226,784
Staumont Josh Staumont 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $214,848 0.21 214,848
Zimmer Kyle Zimmer 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $185,008 0.18 185,008
Dini Nick Dini 25 C Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $158,152 0.16 158,152
Fillmyer Heath Fillmyer 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $149,200 0.15 149,200
Barnes Jacob Barnes 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 $567,600 - $567,600 $146,496 0.15 146,496
Phillips Brett Phillips 25 RF Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $134,280 0.13 134,280
McBroom Ryan McBroom 27 1B Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $80,568 0.08 80,568
Mejia Erick Mejia 24 2B Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $80,568 0.08 80,568
Speier Gabe Speier 24 P Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $80,568 0.08 80,568
Rosario Randy Rosario 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $564,000 - $564,000 $54,576 0.05 54,576


2019 Injured List

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Perez Salvador Perez
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
29 C Vet $10,000,000 $1,200,000 $11,200,000 $11,200,000 11.11 10,500,000
Oaks Trevor Oaks
(60-day, Hip)
26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $555,350 - $555,350 $555,350 0.55 555,350
Gutierrez Kelvin Gutierrez
(60-day, Toe)
24 3B Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $140,248 0.14 140,248


2019 Retained Salaries

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

Player (15) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Hamilton Billy Hamilton 28 CF $3,290,342 - $3,290,342 $3,290,342 3.27 3,290,342
Owings Chris Owings 27 2B $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.98 3,000,000
Peralta Wily Peralta 30 RP $2,250,000 - $2,250,000 $2,250,000 2.23 1,625,000
Boxberger Brad Boxberger 31 RP $2,200,000 - $2,200,000 $2,200,000 2.18 2,200,000
Hammel Jason Hammel 36 RP $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.98 -
Wood Travis Wood 32 SP $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.49 0
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 32 C $1,478,492 - $1,478,492 $1,478,492 1.47 1,478,492
Diekman Jake Diekman 32 RP $1,463,695 - $1,463,695 $1,463,695 1.45 1,463,695
Duda Lucas Duda 33 1B $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1.24 1,250,000
Gore Terrance Gore 28 CF $350,000 - $350,000 $350,000 0.35 350,000
Bailey Homer Bailey 33 SP $304,368 - $304,368 $304,368 0.30 304,368
Schwindel Frank Schwindel 27 1B $41,776 - $41,776 $41,776 0.04 41,776
Lively Ben Lively 27 SP $35,808 - $35,808 $35,808 0.04 35,808
Peralta Wily Peralta 30 RP $25,000 - $25,000 $25,000 0.02 -
Ellis Chris Ellis 26 RP $17,904 - $17,904 $17,904 0.02 17,904


2019 Minor/In the System

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

Player (34) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Flynn Brian Flynn 29 RP $800,000 - $800,000 $800,000 800,000
Moore Adam Moore 35 C $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 600,000
Blewett Scott Blewett AAA 23 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Greene Conner Greene 24 P 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Hernandez Arnaldo Hernandez AAA 23 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Lovelady Richard Lovelady 23 P $555,000 - $555,000 $223,800 223,800
Bonifacio Jorge Bonifacio 26 RF 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $20,888 20,888
Aquino Ismael Aquino AAA 20 P - - -0 -0 0
Burt D.J. Burt AAA 23 3B - - -0 -0 0
Castellano Angelo Castellano AAA 24 SS - - -0 -0 0
d'Arnaud Chase d'Arnaud 32 3B - - -0 -0 0
de San Miguel Allan de San Miguel AAA 31 C - - -0 -0 0
Dziedzic Jonathan Dziedzic AAA 28 P - - -0 -0 0
Featherston Taylor Featherston 29 2B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Fernandez Xavier Fernandez AAA 23 C - - -0 -0 0
Flores Jecksson Flores AAA 25 3B - - -0 -0 0
George Jordan George AAA 26 1B - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Elier Hernandez AAA 24 RF - - -0 -0 0
Hill Tyler Hill AAA 23 OF - - -0 -0 0
Jones Travis Jones AAA 23 1B - - -0 -0 0
Kalish Jake Kalish AAA 27 P - - -0 -0 0
Lee Khalil Lee AAA 21 CF - - -0 -0 0
Lovvorn Zach Lovvorn AAA 25 RP - - -0 -0 0
Machado Andres Machado AAA 26 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Marte Yunior Marte AAA 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Martin Rudy Martin AAA 23 RF - - -0 -0 0
Peterson Kort Peterson AAA 25 RF - - -0 -0 0
Ratliff Tad Ratliff AAA 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Sheller Walker Sheller AAA 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Susac Andrew Susac AAA 29 C - - -0 -0 0
Terrero Franco Terrero AAA 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Weiss Erich Weiss AAA 27 1B - - -0 -0 0
Ynoa Michael Ynoa AAA 27 RP - - -0 -0 0
Zuber Tyler Zuber AAA 24 P - - -0 -0 0


2019 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (15) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Witt Jr.Bobby Witt Jr. 19 SS - $7,789,900 $7,789,900 $7,789,900 7.73
PenaErick Pena 16 OF - $3,800,000 $3,800,000 $3,800,000 3.77
McConnellBrady McConnell 21 SS - $2,222,450 $2,222,450 $2,222,450 2.21
MarshAlec Marsh 21 P - $906,800 $906,800 $906,800 0.90
GambrellGrant Gambrell 21 P - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000 0.65
MasseyMichael Massey 21 2B - $472,500 $472,500 $472,500 0.47
RaveJohn Rave 21 CF - $297,500 $297,500 $297,500 0.30
BiasiDante Biasi 21 P - $247,500 $247,500 $247,500 0.25
MurdockNoah Murdock 20 P - $230,500 $230,500 $230,500 0.23
ParrishDrew Parrish 21 P - $187,400 $187,400 $187,400 0.19
HooperJustin Hooper 22 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.12
LukasAdam Lukas 20 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.12
PasquantinoVinnie Pasquantino 21 1B - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.12
TolbertTyler Tolbert 21 SS - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.12
VenezianoAnthony Veneziano 21 P - $122,500 $122,500 $122,500 0.12
DunganClay Dungan 23 SS - $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0.00


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $68,625,332
Injured Reserve Money $11,895,598
Retained Salary $19,207,385
Buried Minor Salary $1,044,688
Total Payroll $100,773,003
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $76,087,875 $666,667 - $76,754,542 $68,625,332
Injured Reserve Money $11,110,350 $1,200,000 - $12,310,350 $11,895,598
Retained Salary $19,207,385 - - $19,207,385 $19,207,385
Buried Minor Salary $1,910,000 - - $1,910,000 $1,044,688
Total Payroll $108,315,610 $1,866,667 - $110,182,277 $100,773,003

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $91,352,169
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $105,852,169
Comp. Balance Tax Space $100,147,831