St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals 2022 Payroll

Cardinals 2022 Payroll

An updated look at the St. Louis Cardinals 2022 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Cardinals – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Arenado Nolan Arenado 31 3B Vet $35,000,000 - $35,000,000 $29,429,500 18.82 24,985,055
Goldschmidt Paul Goldschmidt 34 1B Vet $22,000,000 $4,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 16.63 26,000,000
Wainwright Adam Wainwright 40 SP Vet $17,500,000 - $17,500,000 $17,500,000 11.19 17,500,000
Mikolas Miles Mikolas 33 SP Arb 3 $15,750,000 $1,000,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000 10.71 17,000,000
Molina Yadier Molina 39 C Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 6.40 10,000,000
Matz Steven Matz 31 SP Vet $8,000,000 $500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 5.44 11,000,000
Bader Harrison Bader 28 CF Arb 2 1 $4,700,000 $500,000 $5,200,000 $5,200,000 3.33 5,200,000
Dickerson Corey Dickerson 33 LF Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.20 5,000,000
O'Neill Tyler O'Neill 27 LF Arb 1 1 $3,400,000 - $3,400,000 $3,400,000 2.17 3,400,000
McFarland T.J. McFarland 33 RP Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.60 2,500,000
Pujols Albert Pujols 42 DH Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.60 2,500,000
VerHagen Drew VerHagen 31 RP Arb 3 $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.60 2,750,000
Gallegos Giovanny Gallegos 30 RP/CL Arb 1 1 $2,410,000 - $2,410,000 $2,410,000 1.54 2,410,000
Wittgren Nick Wittgren 31 RP Arb 3 $1,200,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.77 1,200,000
Hudson Dakota Hudson 27 SP Arb 1 3 $1,050,000 - $1,050,000 $1,050,000 0.67 1,050,000
Hicks Jordan Hicks 25 SP Arb 2 3 $937,500 - $937,500 $937,500 0.60 937,500
Edman Tommy Edman 27 2B Pre-Arb 3 $722,900 - $722,900 $722,900 0.46 722,900
Helsley Ryan Helsley 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $722,450 - $722,450 $722,450 0.46 722,450
Cabrera Genesis Cabrera 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $719,200 - $719,200 $719,200 0.46 719,200
Knizner Andrew Knizner 27 C Pre-Arb 1 $718,300 - $718,300 $718,300 0.46 718,300
Sosa Edmundo Sosa 26 SS Pre-Arb $715,600 - $715,600 $715,600 0.46 715,600
Carlson Dylan Carlson 23 RF Pre-Arb 3 $703,000 - $703,000 $703,000 0.45 703,000
Pallante Andre Pallante 23 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.45 700,000
Donovan Brendan Donovan 25 OF Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $613,369 0.39 613,369
Yepez Juan Yepez 24 3B Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $583,265 0.37 583,265
Walsh Jake Walsh 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $553,161 0.35 553,161


2022 Injured List

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Flaherty Jack Flaherty
(10-day, Shoulder)
26 SP Arb 2 2 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.20 5,000,000
Reyes Alexander Reyes
(60-day, Shoulder)
27 RP Arb 2 2 $2,850,000 - $2,850,000 $2,850,000 1.82 2,850,000


2022 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $141,548,950 $6,000,000 - $147,548,950 $141,628,245
Injured List Money $7,850,000 - - $7,850,000 $7,850,000
Total Payroll $149,398,950 $6,000,000 - $155,398,950 $149,478,245

 

2022 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $230,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $153,081,647
Estimated Player Benefits $16,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $5,047,847
Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Proj. Tax Payroll $175,796,160


2022 Minor

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

Player (14) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
DeJong Paul DeJong 28 SS 3 $6,000,000 $166,666 $6,166,666 $6,166,666 4,333,333
Whitley Kodi Whitley 27 RP 2 $714,350 - $714,350 $149,799 149,799
Woodford Jake Woodford 25 RP 2 $714,350 - $714,350 $165,163 165,163
Nootbaar Lars Nootbaar 24 OF 2 $705,200 - $705,200 $87,193 87,193
Naughton Packy Naughton 26 RP 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $79,023 79,023
Robertson Kramer Robertson 27 SS R5 $700,000 - $700,000 $7,526 7,526
Fernandez Junior Fernandez AAA 25 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Herrera Ivan Herrera AAA 22 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Oviedo Johan Oviedo 24 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Pacheco Freddy Pacheco AAA 24 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Rondon Angel Rondon AAA 24 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Sanchez Ali Sanchez AAA 25 C 1 - - -0 -0 0
Zeuch T.J. Zeuch AAA 26 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Brooks Aaron Brooks 32 RP $1,400,000 - $1,400,000 $225,810 225,810
Baez Joshua Baez AAA 19 OF - - -0 -0 0
Baker Luken Baker AAA 25 1B - - -0 -0 0
Baldoquin Roberto Baldoquin 28 2B - - -0 -0 0
Bedell Ian Bedell A 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Bosiokovic Jacob Bosiokovic AAA 28 RP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Burleson Alec Burleson AAA 23 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Capel Conner Capel AAA 25 CF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Contreras Nelfri Contreras A 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Davis Jonah Davis AAA 24 OF R5 - - -0 -0 0
DeLuzio Ben DeLuzio AAA 27 CF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Dunn Nick Dunn AAA 25 2B R5 - - -0 -0 0
Fletcher Trejyn Fletcher 21 CF - - -0 -0 0
Gorman Nolan Gorman AAA 22 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Guarate Carlos Guarate A 21 P - - -0 -0 0
Hence Tink Hence 19 P - - -0 -0 0
Holgate Ryan Holgate A 22 OF - - -0 -0 0
Hurst Scott Hurst AAA 26 CF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Jones Connor Jones AAA 27 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Kruczynski Evan Kruczynski AAA 27 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Liberatore Matthew Liberatore AAA 22 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Lopez Irving Lopez AAA 27 2B R5 - - -0 -0 0
Love Austin Love A 23 P - - -0 -0 0
McAllister Zach McAllister 34 RP - - -0 -0 0
McGreevy Michael McGreevy A 21 P - - -0 -0 0
Mendoza Evan Mendoza AAA 26 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Miller Justin Miller AAA 35 RP - - -0 -0 0
Moroff Max Moroff AAA 29 2B - - -0 -0 0
Naile James Naile AAA 29 RP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Newsome Ljay Newsome AAA 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Nunez Malcom Nunez AA 21 3B - - -0 -0 0
Nunez Edwin Nunez A 20 SP - - -0 -0 0
Parker Blake Parker 37 RP - - -0 -0 0
Parsons Tommy Parsons AAA 26 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Perez Delvin Perez AA 23 SS - - -0 -0 0
Pino Luis Mario Pino 18 OF - - -0 -0 0
Prater Levi Prater A 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Quezada Johan Quezada 27 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Redmond Chandler Redmond AAA 25 2B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Rivas Jeremy Rivas 19 SS - - -0 -0 0
Rodriguez Julio Rodriguez AAA 25 C - - -0 -0 0
Romeri Patrick Romeri A 21 RF - - -0 -0 0
Ryan Kyle Ryan 30 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Santos Ramon Santos AAA 27 RP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Spangenberg Cory Spangenberg 31 2B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Thomas Connor Thomas AAA 24 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Thompson Zack Thompson AAA 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Toerner Justin Toerner AAA 25 OF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Torres Jhon Torres A 22 OF - - -0 -0 0
Waddell Brandon Waddell 28 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Walker Jordan Walker A 20 3B - - -0 -0 0
Warner Austin Warner AAA 0 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Williams Garrett Williams AAA 27 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Willis Alec Willis 19 P - - -0 -0 0
Winn Masyn Winn A 20 SS - - -0 -0 0