Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals Multi-Year Payrolls

Royals Multi-Year Payrolls

 

Royals – The Athletic

 

Salary Payroll Breakdown Totals

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

    2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
Total Payroll Allocations   $72,925,000 $51,700,000 $29,250,000 $32,000,000 $13,500,000
Signed Players   25 23 18 16 11
Catchers   $18,850,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $22,000,000 $13,500,000
Infield   $18,200,000 $14,200,000 $9,250,000 $10,000,000
Outfield   $14,100,000 $4,500,000
Starting Pitchers   $15,300,000 $13,000,000
Relief Pitchers   $2,975,000
Designated Hitter   $3,500,000
Disabled List  
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred  

 

Roster Payroll Figures

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



Players Age Pos. 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
Salvador Perez 32 C $18,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $22,000,000 $13,500,000
Carlos Santana 36 1B $10,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Mike Minor 34 SP $10,000,000 $13,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Andrew Benintendi 27 LF $9,600,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brad Keller 26 SP $5,300,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Hunter Dozier 30 1B $4,750,000 $7,500,000 $9,250,000 $10,000,000 0UFA
Michael Taylor 31 CF $4,500,000 $4,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Adalberto Mondesi 26 DH $3,500,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Whit Merrifield 33 2B $2,950,000 $6,700,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Scott Barlow 29 RP/CL $2,000,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Taylor Clarke 29 RP $975,000 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Cameron Gallagher 29 C $850,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Jake Brentz 27 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Kris Bubic 24 SP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Dylan Coleman 25 RP 0- 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Carlos Hernandez 25 SP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Kyle Isbel 25 RF 0- 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Nicholas Lopez 27 SS 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Edward Olivares 26 OF 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Joel Payamps 28 SP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Emmanuel Rivera 26 3B 0- 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Brady Singer 25 SP 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Gabe Speier 27 RP 0- 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Josh Staumont 28 RP 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Domingo Tapia 30 RP 0- 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
   

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
 

Prospects

Pos. Level Rank ETA 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
Bobby Witt Jr. SS AAA #1 2022 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Nick Pratto 1B AAA #2 2022 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Asa Lacy P A+ #3 2022 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
MJ Melendez C AAA #4 2022 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Erick Pena OF ROK #6 2024 0- 0- 0TC 0TC 0TC
Frank Mozzicato P Minors #7 2025 0- 0- 0- 0TC 0TC
Ben Kudrna P Minors #8 2025 0- 0- 0- 0TC 0TC
Nick Loftin SS A+ #9 2023 0- 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1
Jonathan Bowlan SP AA #10 2023 0- 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1
Alec Marsh P A #11 2024 0- 0- 0TC 0TC 0TC
Peyton Wilson 2B A #11 2024 0- 0- 0TC 0TC 0TC
Austin Cox P AAA #12 2021 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Jon Heasley SP MLB #13 2022 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Ben Hernandez P A #15 2024 0- 0- 0TC 0TC 0TC
Noah Murdock P A+ #16 2022 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Vinnie Pasquantino 1B AA #17 2022 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Angel Zerpa SP MLB #18 2022 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Daniel Vasquez SS #19 2025 0- 0- 0- 0TC 0TC
Carter Jensen C ROK #20 2025 0- 0- 0- 0TC 0TC
Darryl Collins OF A #21 2023 0- 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1
Tyler Gentry OF A+ #22 2023 0- 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1
Ronald Bolanos SP MLB #23 2021 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Luca Tresh C A #24 2025 0- 0- 0- 0TC 0TC
Will Klein P A+ #25 2023 0- 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1
Shane Panzini P Minors #26 2025 0- 0- 0- 0TC 0TC
Michael Massey 2B A+ #28 2023 0- 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1
Zach Haake P A+ #29 2022 0TC 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2