Zack Thompson

St. Louis Cardinals, Starting Pitcher
Age: 26-272d (Oct 28, 1997)
Exp: 1.045 Years
Country: US
College: Kentucky
Drafted: Round 1 (#19 overall), 2019
2024 Payroll Salary

$113,036

2024 Cash

$113,036

Career Earnings

$3,930,522

2024-2024 Pre-Arb (CURRENT)

Zack Thompson signed a 1 year , $750,850 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $750,850 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $750,850.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $750,850
Average Salary:
$750,850
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 26
Buried
$113,036 $113,036 0.05% $113,036 $113,036
2025 27
PRE-ARB
2026 28
ARB 1
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 26 1.045
Buried
$750,850 - - $113,036 $113,036
2025 27 --
PRE-ARB
2026 28 --
ARB 1
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 26
Buried
$113,036 $113,036 $113,036 $113,036 $113,036
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Pre-Arb

Zack Thompson signed a 1 year , $725,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $725,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $725,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $725,000
Average Salary:
$725,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2022-2022 Pre-Arb

Zack Thompson signed a 1 year , $700,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $700,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $700,000
Average Salary:
$700,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Signing Bonus

Zack Thompson signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$3,930,522

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 21
Signing Bonus
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
2022 24
Active
$369,216
$3,369,216
2023 25
Active
$448,270
$3,817,486
2024 26
Reserve / minor-buried
$113,036
$3,930,522
Total      
$3,930,522
$3,930,522
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
21
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
2022
24
$369,216
$369,216
$3,369,216
2023
25
$448,270
$448,270
$3,817,486
2024
26
$113,036
$113,036
$3,930,522
Total
$930,522
$3,000,000
$3,930,522
$3,930,522

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $930,522 $3,000,000 - $3,930,522
  • Apr 23, 2024 Optioned to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Mar 01, 2024 Signed a 1 year $750,850 contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jul 31, 2023 Recalled from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jul 24, 2023 Optioned to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jul 05, 2023 Recalled from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • May 02, 2023 Optioned to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Mar 01, 2023 Signed a 1 year $725,000 contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Aug 27, 2022 Promoted from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Aug 04, 2022 Demoted to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jul 15, 2022 Promoted from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jul 11, 2022 Demoted to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 03, 2022 Promoted from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 11, 2019 Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 03, 2019 Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 1 (#19 overall)
  • Jul 15, 2016 Unsigned by Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Jun 12, 2016 Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 10 (#330 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 STL 5 2 24 18 18 8 20 6 0 2 0 17.0 9.53 1.88 -0.67
2023 STL 25 9 69 35 33 25 72 8 5 7 0 66.3 4.48 1.42 0.58
2022 STL 22 1 20 9 8 14 27 3 1 1 1 34.7 2.08 0.98 0.72
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