Dylan Carlson

St. Louis Cardinals, Center Field
Age: 25-275d (Oct 23, 1998)
Exp: 3.104 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 1 (#33 overall), 2016
Agent(s): ALIGND
2024 Payroll Salary

$2,350,000

2024 Cash

$2,350,000

Career Earnings

$5,862,675

2024-2024 Arbitration (CURRENT)

Dylan Carlson signed a 1 year , $2,350,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $2,350,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,350,000. In 2024, Carlson will earn a base salary of $2,350,000, while carrying a total salary of $2,350,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,350,000
Average Salary:
$2,350,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 25
Arb Avoided
$2,350,000 $2,350,000 0.99% $2,350,000 $2,350,000
2025 26
ARB 2
2026 27
ARB 3
2027 28
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 25 3.104
Arb Avoided
$2,350,000 - - $2,350,000 $2,350,000
2025 26 --
ARB 2
2026 27 --
ARB 3
2027 28 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 25
Arb Avoided
$2,350,000 $2,350,000 $2,350,000 $2,350,000 $2,350,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Pre-Arb

Dylan Carlson signed a 1 year , $742,400 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $742,400 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $742,400.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $742,400
Average Salary:
$742,400
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
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2022-2022 Pre-Arb

Dylan Carlson signed a 1 year , $703,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $703,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $703,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $703,000
Average Salary:
$703,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Dylan Carlson signed a 1 year , $577,100 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $577,100 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $577,100.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $577,100
Average Salary:
$577,100
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Dylan Carlson signed a 1 year , $563,500 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $563,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $563,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $563,500
Average Salary:
$563,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Signing Bonus

Dylan Carlson signed a 1 year , $1,350,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $1,350,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,350,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,350,000
Average Salary:
$1,350,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$5,862,675

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 17
Signing Bonus
$1,350,000
$1,350,000
2020 21
Active
$140,175
$1,490,175
2021 22
Active
$577,100
$2,067,275
2022 23
Active
$703,000
$2,770,275
2023 24
Injured
$742,400
$3,512,675
2024 25
Active / Arb Avoided
$2,350,000
$5,862,675
Total      
$5,862,675
$5,862,675
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
17
$1,350,000
$1,350,000
$1,350,000
2020
21
$140,175
$140,175
$1,490,175
2021
22
$577,100
$577,100
$2,067,275
2022
23
$703,000
$703,000
$2,770,275
2023
24
$742,400
$742,400
$3,512,675
2024
25
$2,350,000
$2,350,000
$5,862,675
Total
$4,512,675
$1,350,000
$5,862,675
$5,862,675

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $4,512,675 $1,350,000 - $5,862,675

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2021 STL Aug 15, 2021 - Aug 24, 2021 Wrist
2022 STL May 23, 2022 - Jun 10, 2022 Hamstring
2022 STL Sep 07, 2022 - Sep 17, 2022 Thumb
2023 STL May 14, 2023 - Jun 09, 2023 Ankle
2023 STL Aug 12, 2023 - Oct 01, 2023 Oblique
2024 STL Mar 28, 2024 - May 05, 2024 Shoulder
  • Jan 11, 2024 Signed a 1 year $2.35 million contract with St. Louis (STL), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 01, 2023 Signed a 1 year $742,400 contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Mar 27, 2022 Signed a 1 year $703,000 contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 13, 2016 Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 09, 2016 Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 1 (#33 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 STL 54 26 114 12 24 5 0 0 11 29 10 33 0 .211 .279 .254 .533 -0.54
2023 STL 76 59 219 27 48 8 1 5 27 73 26 49 3 .219 .318 .333 .651 0.48
2022 STL 128 110 432 56 102 30 4 8 42 164 45 94 5 .236 .316 .380 .696 1.85
2021 STL 149 145 542 79 144 31 4 18 65 237 57 152 2 .266 .343 .437 .780 3.11
2020 STL 35 32 110 11 22 7 1 3 16 40 8 35 1 .200 .252 .364 .616 0.09
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