Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals Multi-Year Payrolls

Royals Multi-Year Payrolls

 

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Salary Payroll Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Total Payroll Allocations   $85,105,659 $46,200,000 $47,200,000 $29,250,000 $32,000,000
Signed Players   28 23 19 14 12
Catchers   $15,009,489 $18,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $22,000,000
Infield   $14,698,813 $15,250,000 $7,500,000 $9,250,000 $10,000,000
Outfield   $13,349,638 $2,950,000 $6,700,000
Starting Pitchers   $12,262,510 $10,000,000 $13,000,000
Relief Pitchers   $11,922,689
Designated Hitter  
Disabled List   $16,145,199
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred   $16,711,027

 

Roster Payroll Figures

Current & future salary payroll figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Royals Salary Payroll Table

Team Control
Arbitration
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Estimate
Catchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Salvador Perez 31 C $14,200,000 $18,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $22,000,000
Cameron Gallagher 28 C $604,000 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Sebastian Rivero 22 C $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
1st Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Carlos Santana 35 1B $7,000,000 $10,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Ryan O'Hearn 27 1B $570,500 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
 
2nd Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Hanser Alberto 28 2B $1,650,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Nicholas Lopez 26 2B $597,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
3rd Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Hunter Dozier 29 3B $2,500,000 $4,750,000 $7,500,000 $9,250,000 $10,000,000
 
Shortstop Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Adalberto Mondesi 25 SS $2,525,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
 
Outfield Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Whit Merrifield 32 RF $7,450,000 $2,950,000 $6,700,000 0UFA 0-
Andrew Benintendi 26 LF $6,600,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Michael Taylor 30 CF $1,750,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Kyle Isbel 24 OF $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Starting Pitchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Mike Minor 33 SP $7,000,000 $10,000,000 $13,000,000 0UFA 0-
Brad Keller 25 SP $3,350,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Brady Singer 24 SP $593,700 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Kris Bubic 23 SP $570,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Carlos Hernandez 24 SP $570,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Daniel Lynch 24 SP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jackson Kowar 24 SP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Scott Blewett 25 SP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Relief Pitchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Greg Holland 35 RP/CL $2,750,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jake Junis 28 RP $1,700,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Ervin Santana 38 RP $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jesse Hahn 31 RP $1,350,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Wade Davis 35 RP $1,250,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Scott Barlow 28 RP $650,000 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Josh Staumont 27 RP $588,700 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Kyle Zimmer 29 RP $588,700 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Joel Payamps 27 RP $580,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jake Brentz 26 RP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Tyler Zuber 26 RP $570,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Richard Lovelady 25 RP $570,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Domingo Tapia 29 RP $570,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
   

Retained/Buried Payroll Figures

Values for players who have been released, traded, or otherwise removed from the roster.

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Danny Duffy SP $9,970,270 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jorge Soler DH $5,236,800 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jarrod Dyson CF $1,201,595 0- 0- 0- 0-
Anthony Swarzak RP $161,280 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kelvin Gutierrez 3B $138,015 0- 0- 0- 0-
Brad Brach RP $3,067 0- 0- 0- 0-
 

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025