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Kansas City Royals Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Kansas City Royals, including multi-year payrolls, active roster salaries, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

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Salary Payroll Breakdown Totals

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

    2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Total Payroll Allocations   $73,150,000 $36,650,000 $2,950,000 $6,700,000
Signed Players   27 21 15 15 8
Catchers   $14,200,000 $14,200,000
Infield   $2,950,000
Outfield   $9,000,000 $6,950,000 $2,950,000 $6,700,000
Starting Pitchers   $18,350,000 $15,500,000
Relief Pitchers   $20,350,000
Designated Hitter   $7,300,000
Disabled List  
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred   $1,000,000


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Roster Payroll Figures

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

Catchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Salvador Perez 30 C $14,200,000 $14,200,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Cameron Gallagher 27 C 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
1st Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Ryan O'Hearn 26 1B 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
2nd Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Nicholas Lopez 25 2B 0- 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
3rd Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Maikel Franco 27 3B $2,950,000 0UFA 0UFA 0- 0-
 
Shortstop Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Adalberto Mondesi 24 SS 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
 
Outfield Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Whit Merrifield 31 CF $5,000,000 $6,950,000 $2,950,000 $6,700,000 0UFA
Alex Gordon 36 LF $4,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Hunter Dozier 28 RF 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Brett Phillips 26 RF 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Bubba Starling 27 CF 0- 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
Starting Pitchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Danny Duffy 31 SP $15,250,000 $15,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Mike Montgomery 31 SP $3,100,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Jake Junis 27 SP 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Brad Keller 24 SP 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Jorge Lopez 27 SP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0UFA
 
Relief Pitchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Ian Kennedy 35 RP/CL $16,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Trevor Rosenthal 30 RP $2,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Greg Holland 34 RP $1,250,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jesse Hahn 30 RP $600,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Scott Barlow 27 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Tim Hill 30 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Randy Rosario 26 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Glenn Sparkman 28 RP 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Josh Staumont 26 RP 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
Stephen Woods 25 RP 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Designated Hitter Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Jorge Soler 28 DH $7,300,000 0ARB 2 0UFA 0- 0-
   

Retained/Buried Payroll Figures

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

Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Wily Peralta RP $1,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
 

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024