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St. Louis Cardinals 2019 Payroll

An updated look at the St. Louis Cardinals 2019 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (25) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Molina Yadier Molina 36 C Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 12.23 20,000,000
Fowler Dexter Fowler 33 CF Vet $14,500,000 $2,000,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 10.09 16,500,000
Goldschmidt Paul Goldschmidt 31 1B Vet $14,500,000 - $15,500,000 $15,500,000 9.48 14,500,000
Carpenter Matt Carpenter 33 1B Vet $14,500,000 $250,000 $14,750,000 $14,750,000 9.02 19,500,000
Martinez Carlos Martinez 27 RP Arb 3 2 $11,500,000 $200,000 $11,700,000 $11,700,000 7.16 10,200,000
Miller Andrew Miller 34 RP Vet $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 6.73 12,500,000
Mikolas Miles Mikolas 30 SP Pre-Arb $7,750,000 $1,000,000 $8,750,000 $8,750,000 5.35 7,750,000
Wong Kolten Wong 28 2B Arb 3 3 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.98 5,100,000
Wacha Michael Wacha 28 RP Arb 3 2 $6,350,000 - $6,350,000 $6,350,000 3.88 6,350,000
Wainwright Adam Wainwright 37 SP Vet $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.22 2,000,000
DeJong Paul DeJong 25 SS Pre-Arb 3 $1,500,000 $166,666 $1,666,666 $1,666,666 1.02 4,333,333
Wieters Matt Wieters 33 C Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.92 1,500,000
Gant John Gant 26 RP Pre-Arb 1 $571,300 - $571,300 $571,300 0.35 571,300
Brebbia John Brebbia 29 RP Pre-Arb 3 $569,300 - $569,300 $569,300 0.35 569,300
Flaherty Jack Flaherty 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $562,100 - $562,100 $562,100 0.34 562,100
Hudson Dakota Hudson 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $559,100 - $559,100 $559,100 0.34 559,100
Munoz Yairo Munoz 24 SS Pre-Arb 2 $562,000 - $562,000 $540,938 0.33 540,938
Gallegos Giovanny Gallegos 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $522,200 0.32 522,200
Bader Harrison Bader 25 RF Pre-Arb 2 $578,300 - $578,300 $509,876 0.31 509,876
Webb Tyler Webb 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $492,360 0.30 492,360
O'Neill Tyler O'Neill 24 OF Pre-Arb 3 $564,000 - $564,000 $394,160 0.24 394,160
Edman Tommy Edman 24 SS Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $340,176 0.21 340,176
Helsley Ryan Helsley 24 P Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $310,336 0.19 310,336
Thomas Lane Thomas 23 CF Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $256,624 0.16 256,624
Fernandez Junior Fernandez 22 P Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $167,104 0.10 167,104


2019 Injured List

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Ozuna Marcell Ozuna (10-day) 28 LF Arb 3 1 $12,250,000 - $12,250,000 $12,250,000 7.49 12,250,000
Cecil Brett Cecil (60-day) 32 RP Vet $7,500,000 $250,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 4.74 7,625,000
Martinez Jose Martinez (10-day) 30 1B Pre-Arb 2 $1,000,000 $125,000 $1,125,000 $1,125,000 0.69 1,625,000
Cingrani Tony Cingrani (60-day) 29 RP Arb 3 $2,650,000 - $2,650,000 $869,067 0.53 869,067
Hicks Jordan Hicks (60-day) 22 RP/CL Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.34 575,000


2019 Retained Salaries

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

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Gregerson Luke Gregerson 35 RP $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.67 5,500,000
Gyorko Jedd Gyorko 30 3B $5,376,344 - $5,376,344 $5,376,344 3.29 3,977,476
Leake Mike Leake 31 SP $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.06 6,823,772
Mejia Adalberto Mejia 26 RP $21,077 - $21,077 $21,077 0.01 21,077


2019 Minor/In the System

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

Player (25) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Leone Dominic Leone 27 RP 1 $1,260,000 - $1,260,000 $1,260,000 1,260,000
Ellis Chris Ellis 26 RP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 555,000
Garcia Adolis Garcia 26 OF 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Gomber Austin Gomber 25 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Rosscup Zac Rosscup 31 RP $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 555,000
Urias Ramon Urias 25 2B $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Mayers Mike Mayers 27 RP 1 $563,700 - $563,700 $390,999 390,999
Shreve Chasen Shreve 28 RP $900,000 - $900,000 $217,741 217,741
Poncedeleon Daniel Poncedeleon 27 RP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $143,232 143,232
Knizner Andrew Knizner 24 C $555,000 - $555,000 $131,296 131,296
Williams Justin Williams 23 OF 3 $555,100 - $555,100 $113,392 113,392
Ravelo Rangel Ravelo 27 1B 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $71,616 71,616
Cabrera Genesis Cabrera 22 SP $555,000 - $555,000 $56,696 56,696
Gonzalez Merandy Gonzalez 23 RP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $54,133 54,133
Reyes Alexander Reyes 24 RP 3 $564,600 - $564,600 $30,350 30,350
Robinson Drew Robinson 27 LF 2 $564,100 - $564,100 $30,330 30,330
Arozarena Randy Arozarena 24 OF $555,000 - $555,000 $23,872 23,872
Sosa Edmundo Sosa 23 SS 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $11,936 11,936
Arauz Harold Arauz 24 SP - - -0 -0 0
Beck Chris Beck 28 RP - - -0 -0 0
Gonzalez Derian Gonzalez 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Hudson Joe Hudson 28 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Layne Tom Layne 34 RP - - -0 -0 0
Meisinger Ryan Meisinger 25 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Perez Williams Perez 28 SP - - -0 -0 0


2019 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
ThompsonZack Thompson 21 P - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.83
FletcherTrejyn Fletcher 18 CF - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.92
LoceyTony Locey 20 P - $604,800 $604,800 $604,800 0.37
PallanteAndre Pallante 20 P - $455,600 $455,600 $455,600 0.28
ThomasConnor Thomas 21 P - $340,000 $340,000 $340,000 0.21
StatlerTyler Statler 17 P - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.18
PagesPedro Pages 20 C - $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 0.15
RalstonJack Ralston 21 P - $208,400 $208,400 $208,400 0.13
HartThomas Hart 18 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.12
RichardsonZade Richardson 19 C - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.12
RomeriPatrick Romeri 18 RF - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.12
GraggLogan Gragg 20 P - $167,800 $167,800 $167,800 0.10
LottTodd Lott 21 OF - $152,000 $152,000 $152,000 0.09
LunnConnor Lunn 20 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08
VinskyDavid Vinsky 20 OF - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.06
AntoniniAaron Antonini 20 C - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.05
MarduenoAdrian Mardueno 21 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.05
YaSenkaMichael YaSenka 21 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.05
SkeelsKyle Skeels 22 C - $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 0.01
SommersJake Sommers 22 P - $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 0.01
BairdBen Baird 21 SS - $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00
DulleCameron Dulle 24 P - $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 0.00
GreenAnthony Green 0 P - $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 0.00
GuayWill Guay 22 P - $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 0.00
LexEric Lex 23 P - $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 0.00
PearceDylan Pearce 22 P - $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 0.00
PeckTyler Peck 21 P - $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 0.00
PolitzScott Politz 22 P - $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 0.00
RandolphJeremy Randolph 23 P - $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 0.00
RedmondChandler Redmond 22 2B - $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 0.00
WareBrylie Ware 22 3B - $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 0.00
DavilaJose Davila 0 P - - -0 -0 0.00
JewTommy Jew 21 CF - - -0 -0 0.00
RivasJeremy Rivas 0 SS - - -0 -0 0.00


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $122,012,240
Injured Reserve Money $22,549,067
Retained Salary $16,397,421
Buried Minor Salary $2,535,593
Total Payroll $163,494,321
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $118,896,100 $3,616,666 $1,000,000 $123,512,766 $122,012,240
Injured Reserve Money $23,955,000 $375,000 - $24,330,000 $22,549,067
Retained Salary $16,397,421 - - $16,397,421 $16,397,421
Buried Minor Salary $8,292,500 - - $8,292,500 $2,535,593
Total Payroll $167,541,021 $3,991,666 $1,000,000 $172,532,687 $163,494,321

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $159,211,825
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $173,711,825
Comp. Balance Tax Space $32,288,175