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St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals Multi-Year Payrolls

Cardinals Multi-Year Payrolls

 

Cardinals – The Athletic

 

Salary Payroll Breakdown Totals

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

    2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Total Payroll Allocations   $165,444,644 $95,346,166 $83,916,668 $68,500,000 $42,000,000
Signed Players   26 22 21 15 9
Catchers   $10,066,853
Infield   $70,980,366 $80,096,166 $49,166,668 $68,500,000 $42,000,000
Outfield   $4,219,185
Starting Pitchers   $47,631,200 $33,750,000 $34,750,000
Relief Pitchers   $17,604,642
Designated Hitter  
Disabled List   $40,365,000
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred   $14,750,000

 

Roster Payroll Figures

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

Team Control
Arbitration
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Estimate
Catchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Yadier Molina 38 C $9,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Andrew Knizner 26 C $579,200 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Ali Sanchez 24 C $570,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
1st Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Paul Goldschmidt 33 1B $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 0UFA
John Nogowski 28 1B $571,300 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
2nd Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Tommy Edman 26 2B $596,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
3rd Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Nolan Arenado 30 3B $35,000,000 $35,000,000 $35,000,000 $35,000,000 $32,000,000
Matt Carpenter 35 3B $18,500,000 $18,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
 
Shortstop Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Paul DeJong 27 SS $4,166,666 $6,166,666 $9,166,668 $12,500,000 $15,000,000
Edmundo Sosa 25 SS $575,900 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Outfield Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Harrison Bader 27 CF $2,000,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Tyler O'Neill 26 LF $594,700 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Dylan Carlson 22 LF $577,100 0- 0- 0- 0-
Justin Williams 25 OF $572,000 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Lane Thomas 25 CF $570,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
Starting Pitchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Miles Mikolas 32 SP $16,750,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000 0UFA 0-
Carlos Martinez 29 SP $11,700,000 $17,000,000 $18,000,000 0UFA 0-
Adam Wainwright 39 SP $8,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Kwang-hyun Kim 32 SP $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jack Flaherty 25 SP $3,900,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
John Gant 28 SP $2,100,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Dakota Hudson 26 SP $595,700 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Daniel Poncedeleon 29 SP $585,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
Relief Pitchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Andrew Miller 36 RP 0UFA 0- 0- 0- 0-
Alexander Reyes 26 RP $900,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Jordan Hicks 24 RP $862,500 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Giovanny Gallegos 29 RP/CL $594,500 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Tyler Webb 30 RP $593,000 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Ryan Helsley 26 RP $582,300 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Genesis Cabrera 24 RP $580,900 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Jake Woodford 24 RP $578,300 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kodi Whitley 26 RP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Seth Elledge 25 RP $570,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
   

Retained/Buried Payroll Figures

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

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Dexter Fowler RF $14,750,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
 

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025