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Kansas City Royals 2015 Payroll

An updated look at the Kansas City Royals 2015 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (36) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Gordon Alex Gordon 31 LF Vet $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 11.06 9,375,000
Rios Alex Rios 34 RF Vet $9,500,000 - - $9,500,000 $9,500,000 7.51 11,000,000
Guthrie Jeremy Guthrie 36 SP Vet $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 7.11 8,333,333
Holland Greg Holland 29 RP Arb 2 $8,250,000 - - $8,250,000 $8,250,000 6.52 8,250,000
Infante Omar Infante 33 2B Vet $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $7,500,000 5.93 7,562,500
Volquez Edinson Volquez 31 SP Vet $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $7,500,000 5.93 10,000,000
Morales Kendrys Morales 32 DH Vet $6,500,000 - $750,000 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 5.73 8,500,000
Davis Wade Davis 29 RP/CL Vet $7,000,000 - $25,000 $7,025,000 $7,025,000 5.55 3,150,000
Hosmer Eric Hosmer 25 1B Arb 1 $5,650,000 - $50,000 $5,700,000 $5,700,000 4.50 6,950,000
Hochevar Luke Hochevar 31 RP Vet $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 3.16 5,000,000
Cueto Johnny Cueto 29 SP Vet $3,879,781 - - $3,879,781 $3,879,781 3.07 6,750,000
Escobar Alcides Escobar 28 SS Arb 3 $3,000,000 - $100,000 $3,100,000 $3,100,000 2.45 2,625,000
Zobrist Ben Zobrist 34 2B Vet $2,827,868 - - $2,827,868 $2,827,868 2.23 4,500,000
Cain Lorenzo Cain 29 CF Arb 1 $2,725,000 - $100,000 $2,825,000 $2,825,000 2.23 2,725,000
Moustakas Mike Moustakas 26 3B Arb 1 $2,640,000 - $60,000 $2,700,000 $2,700,000 2.13 2,640,000
Duffy Danny Duffy 26 SP Arb 1 $2,425,000 - - $2,425,000 $2,425,000 1.92 2,425,000
Medlen Kris Medlen 29 SP Arb 3 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.58 4,250,000
Morales Franklin Morales 29 RP Vet $1,850,000 - - $1,850,000 $1,850,000 1.46 1,850,000
Perez Salvador Perez 25 C Vet $1,750,000 - $100,000 $1,850,000 $1,850,000 1.46 1,400,000
Herrera Kelvin Herrera 25 RP Arb 1 $1,600,000 - - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 1.26 2,075,000
Dyson Jarrod Dyson 30 RF Arb 1 $1,225,000 - - $1,225,000 $1,225,000 0.97 1,225,000
Ventura Yordano Ventura 24 SP Pre-Arb $750,000 $200,000 - $950,000 $950,000 0.75 4,800,000
Madson Ryan Madson 34 RP Vet $850,000 - - $850,000 $850,000 0.67 850,000
Butera Drew Butera 31 C Arb 2 $809,426 - - $809,426 $809,426 0.64 987,500
Coleman Louis Coleman 29 RP Arb 1 $725,000 - - $725,000 $725,000 0.57 725,000
Young Chris Young 36 RP Vet $675,000 - - $675,000 $675,000 0.53 675,000
Orlando Paulo Orlando 29 RF Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $371,612 0.29 507,500
Gomes Jonny Gomes 34 LF Vet $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $371,585 0.29 4,000,000
Colon Christian Colon 26 2B Pre-Arb $509,525 - - $509,525 $339,683 0.27 509,525
Cuthbert Cheslor Cuthbert 22 3B Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $146,980 0.12 507,500
Pena Francisco Pena 25 C Pre-Arb $508,700 - - $508,700 $97,292 0.08 508,700
Gore Terrance Gore 24 LF Pre-Arb $508,000 - - $508,000 $97,158 0.08 508,000
Alexander Scott Alexander 25 RP Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $91,516 0.07 507,500
Almonte Miguel Almonte 22 RP Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $91,516 0.07 507,500
Chamberlain Joba Chamberlain 29 RP Vet $507,500 - - $507,500 $72,103 0.06 507,500
Mariot Michael Mariot 26 RP Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $44,371 0.04 507,500


2015 Injured List

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Vargas Jason Vargas (60-day) 32 SP Vet $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 6.72 8,000,000
Collins Tim Collins (60-day) 25 RP Arb 1 $1,475,000 - - $1,475,000 $1,475,000 1.17 1,475,000
Flynn Brian Flynn (60-day) 25 RP Pre-Arb $508,450 - - $508,450 $508,450 0.40 508,450


2015 Retained Salaries

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

Player (7) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Frasor Jason Frasor 37 RP $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0.99 900,000
Butler Billy Butler 29 DH $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.79 1,000,000
Chen Bruce Chen 38 RP $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.79 2,125,000
Blanton Joe Blanton 34 RP $628,416 - - $628,416 $628,416 0.50 628,416
Finnegan Brandon Finnegan 22 SP $138,661 - - $138,661 $138,661 0.11 138,661
Brooks Aaron Brooks 25 SP $27,732 - - $27,732 $27,732 0.02 27,732
Lamb John Lamb 24 SP $2,773 - - $2,773 $2,773 0.00 2,773


2015 Minor/In the System

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

Player (14) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Rodriguez Wandy Rodriguez 36 RP $507,500 - - $507,500 $138,661 507,500
Pino Yohan Pino 31 SP $507,500 - - $507,500 $66,557 507,500
Calixte Orlando Calixte 23 SS $507,500 - - $507,500 $47,144 507,500
Fuentes Reymond Fuentes 24 CF $508,200 - - $508,200 $2,777 508,200
Coleman Dustin Coleman 28 2B $507,500 - - $507,500 $2,773 507,500
Adams Lane Adams 25 RF - - - -0 -0 0
Bonifacio Jorge Bonifacio 22 RF - - - -0 -0 0
Boscan J.C. Boscan 35 C - - - -0 -0 0
Colon Roman Colon 35 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Furcal Rafael Furcal 37 SS - - - -0 -0 0
Kotchman Casey Kotchman 32 1B - - - -0 -0 0
Maier Mitch Maier 33 RF - - - -0 -0 0
Nina Aroni Nina 25 RP - - - -0 -0 0
Patton Troy Patton 29 RP - - - -0 -0 0


2015 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (7) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
RussellAshe Russell 18 SP - $2,190,200 - $2,190,200 $2,190,200 1.73
WatsonNolan Watson 18 SP - $1,825,200 - $1,825,200 $1,825,200 1.44
StaumontJosh Staumont 21 SP - $964,400 - $964,400 $964,400 0.76
MillerAnderson Miller 21 CF - $581,300 - $581,300 $581,300 0.46


2015 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $111,740,891
Injured Reserve Money $10,483,450
Retained Salary $4,047,582
Buried Minor Salary $257,912
Total Payroll $126,529,835
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $114,203,300 $200,000 $1,185,000 $115,588,300 $111,740,891
Injured Reserve Money $10,483,450 - - $10,483,450 $10,483,450
Retained Salary $4,047,582 - - $4,047,582 $4,047,582
Buried Minor Salary $2,538,200 - - $2,538,200 $257,912
Total Payroll $131,272,532 $200,000 $1,185,000 $132,657,532 $126,529,835