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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.

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   $117,766,666 $65,916,666 $69,916,668 $38,500,000 $15,000,000
Signed Players   37 22 21 15 9
Catchers  
Infield   $48,666,666 $50,666,666 $35,166,668 $38,500,000 $15,000,000
Outfield   $17,950,000
Starting Pitchers   $35,050,000 $33,750,000 $34,750,000
Relief Pitchers   $16,100,000
Designated Hitter  
Disabled List  
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred  

 

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
Ivan Herrera 21 C 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
Andrew Knizner 26 C 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
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 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
3rd Base Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Matt Carpenter 35 3B $18,500,000 $18,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Elehuris Montero 22 3B 0- 0- 0- 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 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Outfield Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Dexter Fowler 35 RF $16,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Harrison Bader 27 RF $1,450,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Dylan Carlson 22 OF 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
Austin Dean 27 LF 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Tommy Edman 26 OF 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Tyler O'Neill 26 LF 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Lane Thomas 25 CF 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Justin Williams 25 OF 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
 
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-
Kwang-hyun Kim 32 SP $4,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jack Flaherty 25 SP $2,600,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Junior Fernandez 24 SP 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
Austin Gomber 27 SP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Dakota Hudson 26 SP 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
 
Relief Pitchers Age Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Andrew Miller 36 RP 0UFA 0- 0- 0- 0-
John Gant 28 RP $2,100,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Alexander Reyes 26 RP $1,100,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Jordan Hicks 24 RP $900,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Genesis Cabrera 24 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Giovanny Gallegos 29 RP/CL 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Daniel Poncedeleon 29 RP 0- 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Tyler Webb 30 RP 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Kodi Whitley 26 RP 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
   

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025