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St. Louis Cardinals Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the St. Louis Cardinals, including multi-year payrolls, active roster salaries, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

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Salary Payroll Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Total Payroll Allocations   $165,375,366 $110,116,666 $65,916,666 $69,916,668 $38,500,000
Signed Players   26 21 17 16 10
Catchers   $22,000,000
Infield   $58,982,666 $61,166,666 $50,666,666 $35,166,668 $38,500,000
Outfield   $18,814,100 $16,500,000
Starting Pitchers   $34,635,000 $28,450,000 $33,750,000 $34,750,000
Relief Pitchers   $26,943,600 $16,000,000
Designated Hitter  
Disabled List   $578,800
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred   $4,000,000


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Roster Payroll Figures

Current & future salary payroll figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Cardinals Salary Payroll Table

Catchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Yadier Molina 37 C $20,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Matt Wieters 34 C $2,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
1st Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Paul Goldschmidt 32 1B $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000
Rangel Ravelo 28 1B $566,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
2nd Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Kolten Wong 29 2B $10,250,000 $12,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Brad Miller 30 2B $2,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
3rd Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Matt Carpenter 34 3B $18,500,000 $18,500,000 $18,500,000 0UFA 0-
 
Shortstop Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Paul DeJong 26 SS $1,666,666 $4,166,666 $6,166,666 $9,166,668 $12,500,000
 
Outfield Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Dexter Fowler 34 RF $16,500,000 $16,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Harrison Bader 26 CF $590,100 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Tommy Edman 25 LF $581,800 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Tyler O'Neill 25 OF $573,400 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Lane Thomas 24 CF $568,800 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
Starting Pitchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Miles Mikolas 31 SP $16,750,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000 0UFA
Carlos Martinez 28 SP $11,700,000 $11,700,000 $17,000,000 $18,000,000 0UFA
Adam Wainwright 38 SP $5,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jack Flaherty 24 SP $604,500 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Dakota Hudson 25 SP $580,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
Relief Pitchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Andrew Miller 35 RP $11,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brett Cecil 33 RP $7,250,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Kwang-hyun Kim 31 RP $4,000,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- 0-
John Gant 27 RP $1,300,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
John Brebbia 30 RP $587,600 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Giovanny Gallegos 28 RP/CL $582,400 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Jordan Hicks 23 RP $578,800 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Tyler Webb 29 RP $575,800 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Ryan Helsley 25 RP $569,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
   

Retained/Buried Payroll Figures

Values for players who have been released, traded, or otherwise removed from the roster.

Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Mike Leake SP $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
 

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024