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.

 
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (29) 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 17.33 24,985,055
Goldschmidt Paul Goldschmidt 34 1B Vet $22,000,000 $4,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 15.31 26,000,000
Wainwright Adam Wainwright 40 SP Vet $17,500,000 - $17,500,000 $17,500,000 10.30 17,500,000
Mikolas Miles Mikolas 33 SP Arb 3 n/a $15,750,000 $1,000,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000 9.86 17,000,000
Molina Yadier Molina 39 C Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 5.89 10,000,000
Matz Steven Matz 31 RP Vet $8,000,000 $500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 5.01 11,000,000
DeJong Paul DeJong 28 SS Arb 2 3 $6,000,000 $166,666 $6,166,666 $6,166,666 3.63 4,333,333
Dickerson Corey Dickerson 33 LF Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.94 5,000,000
Flaherty Jack Flaherty 26 SP Arb 2 2 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.94 5,000,000
Pujols Albert Pujols 42 DH Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.47 2,500,000
Gallegos Giovanny Gallegos 30 RP Arb 1 1 $2,410,000 - $2,410,000 $2,410,000 1.42 2,410,000
Montgomery Jordan Montgomery 29 SP Arb 3 2 $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $2,109,888 1.24 2,109,888
Stratton Chris Stratton 31 RP Arb 2 0 $2,700,000 - $2,700,000 $949,440 0.56 949,440
Hicks Jordan Hicks 25 RP Arb 2 3 $937,500 - $937,500 $937,500 0.55 937,500
Edman Tommy Edman 27 SS Pre-Arb 3 $722,900 - $722,900 $722,900 0.43 722,900
Helsley Ryan Helsley 27 RP/CL Pre-Arb 2 $722,450 - $722,450 $722,450 0.43 722,450
Knizner Andrew Knizner 27 C Pre-Arb 1 $718,300 - $718,300 $718,300 0.42 718,300
Quintana Jose Quintana 33 SP Vet $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $714,285 0.42 714,285
Carlson Dylan Carlson 23 RF Pre-Arb 3 $703,000 - $703,000 $703,000 0.41 703,000
Pallante Andre Pallante 23 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.41 700,000
Donovan Brendan Donovan 25 LF Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $630,744 0.37 630,744
Nootbaar Lars Nootbaar 24 OF Pre-Arb 3 $705,200 - $705,200 $538,625 0.32 538,625
Naughton Packy Naughton 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $492,288 0.29 492,288
Yepez Juan Yepez 24 DH Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $480,750 0.28 480,750
Woodford Jake Woodford 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $714,350 - $714,350 $435,675 0.26 435,675
Thompson Zack Thompson 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $369,216 0.22 369,216
DeLuzio Ben DeLuzio 27 CF Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $130,764 0.08 130,764
Burleson Alec Burleson 23 OF Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $107,688 0.06 107,688
Liberatore Matthew Liberatore 22 SP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $96,150 0.06 96,150


2022 Injured List

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
O'Neill Tyler O'Neill
(10-day, Hamstring)
27 LF Arb 1 1 $3,400,000 - $3,400,000 $3,400,000 2.00 3,400,000
Reyes Alexander Reyes
(60-day, Shoulder)
27 RP Arb 2 2 $2,850,000 - $2,850,000 $2,850,000 1.68 2,850,000
VerHagen Drew VerHagen
(60-day, Hip)
31 RP Arb 3 0 $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.47 2,750,000


2022 Retained Salaries

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

Player (30) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Bader Harrison Bader 28 CF $3,047,264 $500,000 $3,547,264 $3,547,264 2.09 3,371,429
Hjerpe Cooper Hjerpe 21 SP - $3,182,200 $3,182,200 $3,182,200 1.87 3,182,200
McFarland T.J. McFarland 33 RP $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.47 2,500,000
Quintana Jose Quintana 33 SP $1,285,715 - $1,285,715 $1,285,715 0.76 1,285,715
Wittgren Nick Wittgren 31 RP $1,200,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.71 1,200,000
Mautz Brycen Mautz 20 SP - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.65 1,100,000
Hansen Pete Hansen 21 SP - $629,800 $629,800 $629,800 0.37 629,800
Rajcic Max Rajcic 20 P - $600,000 $600,000 $600,000 0.35 600,000
Crooks III Jimmy Crooks III 20 C - $470,300 $470,300 $470,300 0.28 470,300
Sosa Edmundo Sosa 26 SS $456,088 - $456,088 $456,088 0.27 456,088
Scott II Victor Scott II 21 OF - $350,400 $350,400 $350,400 0.21 350,400
Oviedo Johan Oviedo 24 P $226,914 - $226,914 $226,914 0.13 226,914
Iadisernia Alex Iadisernia 21 OF - $212,000 $212,000 $212,000 0.12 212,000
Arnold Chandler Arnold 22 P - $175,000 $175,000 $175,000 0.10 175,000
Winquest Cade Winquest 22 P - $174,600 $174,600 $174,600 0.10 174,600
Fernandez Junior Fernandez 25 SP $173,070 - $173,070 $173,070 0.10 173,070
Curialle Michael Curialle 21 SS - $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 0.09 150,000
Church Nathan Church 21 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07 125,000
King Joseph King 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07 125,000
Lynch John Lynch 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07 125,000
Romine Austin Romine 33 C $107,688 - $107,688 $107,688 0.06 107,688
Carpenter D.J. Carpenter 22 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.06 100,000
Hayes Hunter Hayes 21 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.06 100,000
Capel Conner Capel 25 CF $61,536 - $61,536 $61,536 0.04 61,536
Moore Brody Moore 21 SS - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.03 50,000
Hickey Matt Hickey 24 P - $25,000 $25,000 $25,000 0.01 25,000
Jacobson Tanner Jacobson 22 P - $25,000 $25,000 $25,000 0.01 25,000
Rotondo Chris Rotondo 23 OF - $25,000 $25,000 $25,000 0.01 25,000
Robertson Kramer Robertson 27 SS $7,692 - $7,692 $7,692 0.00 7,692
Rondon Angel Rondon 24 P $3,846 - $3,846 $3,846 0.00 3,846


2022 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $150,683,700 $5,666,666 - $156,350,366 $140,815,829
Injured List Money $8,750,000 - - $8,750,000 $8,750,000
Retained Salary $9,069,813 $8,244,300 - $17,314,113 $17,314,113
Total Payroll $168,503,513 $13,910,966 - $182,414,479 $166,879,942

 

2022 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $230,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $167,072,856
Estimated Player Benefits $16,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $3,646,527
Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Proj. Tax Payroll $188,386,049


2022 Minor

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

Player (12) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Hudson Dakota Hudson AAA 27 SP 3 $1,050,000 - $1,050,000 $1,050,000 1,050,000
Cabrera Genesis Cabrera AAA 25 RP 2 $719,200 - $719,200 $565,136 565,136
Whitley Kodi Whitley AAA 27 RP 2 $714,350 - $714,350 $184,475 184,475
Romero JoJo Romero AAA 25 RP 2 $703,000 - $703,000 $181,561 181,561
Gorman Nolan Gorman AAA 22 2B 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $469,212 469,212
Herrera Ivan Herrera AAA 22 C 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $96,150 96,150
Naile James Naile AAA 29 RP 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $107,688 107,688
Robertson Kramer Robertson AAA 27 SS 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 700,000
Walsh Jake Walsh AAA 26 RP 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $46,152 46,152
Pacheco Freddy Pacheco AAA 24 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Brooks Aaron Brooks AAA 32 RP 0 $1,400,000 - $1,400,000 $230,769 230,769
Allen Austin Allen AAA 28 C 0 $705,000 - $705,000 $705,000 705,000
Spangenberg Cory Spangenberg AAA 31 2B 0 $700,000 - $700,000 $15,384 15,384
Baez Joshua Baez A 19 OF '25 - - -0 -0 0
Baker Luken Baker AAA 25 1B '21 - - -0 -0 0
Baldoquin Roberto Baldoquin AAA 28 2B R5 - - -0 -0 0
Bedell Ian Bedell A 22 P '23 - - -0 -0 0
Bosiokovic Jacob Bosiokovic AAA 28 RP R5 - - -0 -0 0
Contreras Nelfri Contreras A 23 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Davis Jonah Davis AAA 24 OF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Dunn Nick Dunn AAA 25 2B R5 - - -0 -0 0
Fletcher Trejyn Fletcher A 21 CF '23 - - -0 -0 0
Hence Tink Hence A 19 P '24 - - -0 -0 0
Holgate Ryan Holgate A 22 OF '24 - - -0 -0 0
Hurst Scott Hurst AAA 26 CF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Lopez Irving Lopez AAA 27 2B R5 - - -0 -0 0
Love Austin Love A 23 P '24 - - -0 -0 0
McAllister Zach McAllister AAA 34 RP n/a - - -0 -0 0
McGreevy Michael McGreevy AA 21 P '24 - - -0 -0 0
Mendoza Evan Mendoza AAA 26 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Newsome Ljay Newsome AAA 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Nunez Edwin Nunez A 20 SP '24 - - -0 -0 0
Parsons Tommy Parsons AAA 26 P R5 - - -0 -0 0
Perez Delvin Perez AAA 23 SS R5 - - -0 -0 0
Pino Luis Mario Pino 18 OF - - -0 -0 0
Prater Levi Prater AA 23 P '23 - - -0 -0 0
Quezada Johan Quezada AA 27 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Redmond Chandler Redmond AA 25 2B '22 - - -0 -0 0
Rivas Jeremy Rivas 19 SS - - -0 -0 0
Rodriguez Julio Rodriguez AA 25 C R5 - - -0 -0 0
Romeri Patrick Romeri A 21 RF '23 - - -0 -0 0
Ryan Kyle Ryan AAA 30 RP 0 - - -0 -0 0
Thomas Connor Thomas AAA 24 RP '22 - - -0 -0 0
Toerner Justin Toerner AA 25 OF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Torres Jhon Torres A 22 OF R5 - - -0 -0 0
Walker Jordan Walker AA 20 3B '24 - - -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 '25 - - -0 -0 0
Winn Masyn Winn AA 20 SS '24 - - -0 -0 0