St. Louis Cardinals 2024 Financial Summary

A current summary of St. Louis Cardinals 2024 player cap & cash figures.

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Total Payroll

$193,917,567 / 11th

Adjusted Payroll Total

$174,987,933

Tax Space

$24,623,180

Cash Total

$190,365,366 / 11th

2024 Active Roster

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Arbitration
Player Option
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Player (26) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Goldschmidt
1
Paul Goldschmidt
1B 36 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 10.97% $26,000,000 2025
Arenado
2
Nolan Arenado
3B 33 $24,000,000 $25,555,555 10.78% $24,000,000 2028
Contreras
3
Willson Contreras
C 32 $18,000,000 $17,500,000 7.38% $18,000,000 2029
Mikolas
4
Miles Mikolas
SP 35 $17,666,667 $18,583,333 7.84% $16,000,000 2026
Gibson
5
Kyle Gibson
SP 36 $12,000,000 $13,000,000 5.49% $12,000,000 2026
Gray
6
Sonny Gray
SP 34 $10,000,000 $25,000,000 10.55% $10,000,000 2028
Lynn
7
Lance Lynn
SP 37 $10,000,000 $11,000,000 4.64% $10,000,000 2026
Gallegos
8
Giovanny Gallegos
RP 32 $5,750,000 $5,500,000 2.32% $5,500,000 2026
Helsley
9
Ryan Helsley
RP 29 $3,800,000 $3,800,000 1.60% $3,800,000 2026
Kittredge
10
Andrew Kittredge
RP 34 $2,630,000 $2,630,000 1.11% $2,630,000 2025
Carlson
11
Dylan Carlson
CF 25 $2,350,000 $2,350,000 0.99% $2,350,000 2027
Crawford
12
Brandon Crawford
SS 37 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0.84% $2,000,000 2025
King
13
John King
RP 29 $1,005,000 $1,005,000 0.42% - 2028
Romero
14
JoJo Romero
RP 27 $860,000 $860,000 0.36% $860,000 2027
Nootbaar
15
Lars Nootbaar
CF 26 $761,000 $761,000 0.32% $761,000 2028
Donovan
16
Brendan Donovan
DH 27 $757,200 $757,200 0.32% $757,200 2028
Gorman
17
Nolan Gorman
2B 24 $755,550 $755,550 0.32% $755,550
Burleson
18
Alec Burleson
LF 25 $750,050 $750,050 0.32% $750,050
Liberatore
19
Matthew Liberatore
RP 24 $747,200 $747,200 0.32% $747,200
Winn
20
Masyn Winn
SS 22 $742,250 $742,250 0.31% $742,250
Siani
21
Mike Siani
OF 24 $741,650 $741,650 0.31% $741,650
Carpenter
22
Matt Carpenter
DH 38 $740,000 $740,000 0.31% $740,000 2025
Fernandez
23
Ryan Fernandez
RP 26 $740,000 $740,000 0.31% $740,000
Pages
24
Pedro Pages
C 25 $656,370 $656,370 0.28% $656,370
Pallante
25
Andre Pallante
SP 25 $614,419 $614,419 0.26% $614,419
Roycroft
26
Chris Roycroft
RP 27 $469,404 $469,404 0.20% $469,404

2024 Injured List

Salaries from players who have been placed on the injured list, still counting against the payroll.

Player (5) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Matz
1
Steven Matz
SP 33 $12,500,000 $11,000,000 - $12,000,000
Edman
2
Tommy Edman
SS 29 $7,000,000 $8,250,000 - $7,000,000
Middleton
3
Keynan Middleton
RP 30 $5,000,000 $6,000,000 - $5,000,000
Rom
4
Drew Rom
P 24 $742,200 $742,200 - $742,200
O'Brien
5
Riley O'Brien
RP 29 $740,450 $740,450 - $740,450

2024 Retained

Leftover salaries from players who have been traded or released, or buyouts for declined options.

Player (1) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT   Free Agent Year
DeJong
1
Paul DeJong
SS 30 $3,000,000 - -

2024 Deferred

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (3) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Arenado
1
Nolan Arenado
3B 33 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000
Holliday
2
Matt Holliday
OF 44 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000
Wainwright
3
Adam Wainwright
SP 42 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000

2024 Payroll Totals

Payroll Summary
Active Roster $144,536,760 8th
Injured List $25,982,650 18th
Retained $3,000,000 26th
Minor $1,468,523 24th
Total Payroll Allocations $193,917,567 11th
Total Adjusted Payroll Allocations $174,987,933 12th

2024 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Tax Summary
Tax figures based on payroll data only. Outside revenue sources will be adjusted when available after the regular season.
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $237,000,000
Est. Guaranteed Contracts $163,258,981 7th
Est. Injured Contracts $26,732,650 -
Est. Retained Contracts $0 -
Est. Player Benefits $17,000,000 -
Est. Minor Buried League Contracts $1,468,523 -
Est. Minor League Contracts $2,250,000 -
Est. Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666 -
Est. Actual Tax Payroll $212,376,820 -
Est. Competitive Balance Tax Space $24,623,180 18th
     
Est. Projected Competitive Balance Tax Space (Active + Est. Arb + Est. Pre-Arb) $24,623,180 -

2024 Minor

Salaries from players currently in the system. denotes a buried salary that counts against the payroll.

Player (16)   Pos Age Payroll Salary Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % Cash Total Free Agent
1
Iván Herrera
  C 24 $427,465 $427,465 0.18% $427,465
2
Kyle Leahy
  RP 27 $234,702 $234,702 0.10% $234,702
3
Jose Fermin
  2B 25 $222,768 $222,768 0.09% $222,768
4
Nick Robertson
  P 25 $135,252 $135,252 0.06% $135,252
5
Zack Thompson
  SP 26 $113,036 $113,036 0.05% $113,036
6
Jordan Walker
  RF 22 $112,532 $112,532 0.05% $112,532
7
Victor Scott II
  CF 23 $103,428 $103,428 0.04% $103,428
8
Ryan Loutos
  RP 25 $71,604 $71,604 0.03% $71,604
9
Jacob Bosiokovic
  RP 30 $23,868 $23,868 0.01% $23,868
10
Gordon Graceffo
  RP 24 $11,934 $11,934 0.01% $11,934
11
Nick Raposo
  C 26 $7,956 $7,956 0.00% $7,956
12
Adam Kloffenstein
  RP 23 $3,978 $3,978 0.00% $3,978
13
Luken Baker
  1B 27 - - - -
14
Alfonso Rivas
  1B 27 - - - -
15
Sem Robberse
  SP 22 - - - -
16
Jared Young
  1B 28 - - - -

TRANSACTIONS

Jul 23, 2024
Braden Davis, SS

Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)

Jul 21, 2024
Kyle Leahy, RP

Optioned to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)

Jul 20, 2024
Kyle Leahy, RP

Recalled from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)

Jul 20, 2024
Andrew Dutkanych IV, SP

Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)

Jul 20, 2024
Brian Holiday, P

Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)

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