St. Louis Cardinals 2018 Payroll

An updated look at the St. Louis Cardinals 2018 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Molina Yadier Molina 36 C Vet $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 12.38
Fowler Dexter Fowler 32 CF Vet $14,500,000 $2,000,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 10.22
Holland Greg Holland 32 RP Vet $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 8.67
Carpenter Matt Carpenter 32 1B Vet $13,500,000 $250,000 - $13,750,000 $13,750,000 8.51
Ozuna Marcell Ozuna 27 LF Arb 2 1 $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 5.57
Mikolas Miles Mikolas 29 SP Pre-Arb $7,750,000 - - $7,750,000 $7,750,000 4.80
Cecil Brett Cecil 32 RP Vet $7,500,000 $250,000 - $7,750,000 $7,750,000 4.80
Gyorko Jedd Gyorko 29 3B Arb 3 2 $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $6,500,000 4.02
Gregerson Luke Gregerson 34 RP Vet $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.10
Wong Kolten Wong 27 2B Arb 2 3 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.48
Norris Bud Norris 33 RP/CL Vet $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.86
Lyons Tyler Lyons 30 RP Arb 1 $1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.74
DeJong Paul DeJong 24 SS Pre-Arb 3 $1,000,000 $166,666 - $1,166,666 $1,166,666 0.72
Pena Francisco Pena 28 C Pre-Arb $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 0.40
Pham Tommy Pham 30 CF Pre-Arb $570,100 - - $570,100 $570,100 0.35
Garcia Greg Garcia 28 2B Pre-Arb $569,600 - - $569,600 $569,600 0.35
Martinez Jose Martinez 29 LF Pre-Arb 2 $560,400 - - $560,400 $560,400 0.35
Tuivailala Sam Tuivailala 25 RP Pre-Arb $554,600 - - $554,600 $554,600 0.34
Hicks Jordan Hicks 21 RP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000 0.34
Bader Harrison Bader 24 RF Pre-Arb 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $530,330 0.33
Weaver Luke Weaver 24 SP Pre-Arb 2 $550,800 - - $550,800 $527,058 0.33
Mayers Mike Mayers 26 RP Pre-Arb 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $477,590 0.30
Munoz Yairo Munoz 23 SS Pre-Arb 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $454,150 0.28
Brebbia John Brebbia 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $552,000 - - $552,000 $448,168 0.28
Flaherty Jack Flaherty 22 SP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $433,640 0.27
Gant John Gant 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $375,040 0.23


2018 Disabled List

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
WainwrightAdam Wainwright (60-day) 36 SP $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000 $19,500,000 12.07
MartinezCarlos Martinez (10-day) 26 SP 2 $11,500,000 $200,000 - $11,700,000 $11,700,000 7.24
WachaMichael Wacha (10-day) 27 SP 2 $5,300,000 - - $5,300,000 $5,300,000 3.28
LeoneDominic Leone (60-day) 26 RP/CL 1 $1,085,000 - - $1,085,000 $1,085,000 0.67
ReyesAlexander Reyes (60-day) 23 RP 3 $545,600 - - $545,600 $545,600 0.34


2018 Retained Salaries

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
LeakeMike Leake 30 SP $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.71
GuilmetPreston Guilmet 30 RP $5,860 - - $5,860 $5,860 0.00


2018 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
GormanNolan Gorman 18 3B - $3,231,700 - $3,231,700 $3,231,700 2.00
RobertsGriffin Roberts 22 P - $1,664,200 - $1,664,200 $1,664,200 1.03
GilMateo Gil 17 SS - $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 0.56
GingerySteven Gingery 20 P - $825,000 - $825,000 $825,000 0.51
BakerLuken Baker 21 1B - $800,000 - $800,000 $800,000 0.50
DunnNick Dunn 21 2B - $310,000 - $310,000 $310,000 0.19
NunezMalcom Nunez 0 3B - $300,000 - $300,000 $300,000 0.19
GonzalezEdgar Gonzalez 21 P - $255,900 - $255,900 $255,900 0.16
DonovanBrendan Donovan 21 OF - $200,300 - $200,300 $200,300 0.12
NootbaarLars Nootbaar 20 OF - $150,000 - $150,000 $150,000 0.09
BrettellMike Brettell 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
HolbaChris Holba 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
JustoFrancisco Justo 19 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
RileyBrandon Riley 21 2B - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
SchmidColin Schmid 20 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
SiskEvan Sisk 21 P - $100,000 - $100,000 $100,000 0.06
ShawJosh Shaw 21 2B - $90,000 - $90,000 $90,000 0.06
AkerCole Aker 21 P - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000 0.05
KellyParker Kelly 21 P - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000 0.05
LeahyKyle Leahy 21 P - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000 0.05
DuceMatthew Duce 22 C - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
PoncedeleonDaniel Poncedeleon 26 RP - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
WoodallKevin Woodall 22 1B - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
BairdMichael Baird 23 P - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
CaudleChristian Caudle 22 C - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
GahaganZack Gahagan 22 SS - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
KreuterCole Kreuter 22 3B - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
PerriMichael Perri 22 SS - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
SabinoLiam Sabino 22 3B - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
SantiagoBenito Santiago 23 C - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
CohenTy Cohen 1822 P - - - - - 0.00
CowardConnor Coward 22 P - - - - - 0.00
DellaVallePerry DellaValle 22 P - - - - - 0.00
KrausEli Kraus 22 P - - - - - 0.00
MontemayorTroy Montemayor 22 P - - - - - 0.00
PurcellBrandon Purcell 24 C - - - - - 0.00
RiveraChris Rivera 21 P - - - - - 0.00
ToernerJustin Toerner 21 OF - - - - - 0.00
VargasKevin Vargas 18 SS - - - - - 0.00
WarnerAndrew Warner 22 OF - - - - - 0.00


2018 Minor/In the System

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

Player (18) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
MujicaEdward Mujica 34 RP $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000
WebbTyler Webb 28 P 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000
O'NeillTyler O'Neill 23 OF 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $336,950
BowmanMatthew Bowman 27 RP 3 $565,900 - - $565,900 $310,284
GomberAustin Gomber 24 P 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $120,130
SherriffRyan Sherriff 28 RP 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $111,340
KellyCarson Kelly 24 C 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $87,900
VoitLuke Voit 27 1B 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $52,740
BaronSteve Baron 27 C 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $29,300
PoncedeleonDaniel Poncedeleon 26 RP $545,000 - - $545,000 $11,720
ColonJoseph Colon 28 RP - - - - -
GoinsRyan Goins 30 2B - - - - -
GonzalezDerian Gonzalez 23 P 3 - - - - -
GreeneConner Greene 23 P 3 - - - - -
LayneTom Layne 33 RP - - - - -
MercadoOscar Mercado 23 OF 3 - - - - -
RaveloRangel Ravelo 26 1B 1 - - - - -
SosaEdmundo Sosa 22 SS 2 - - - - -


2018 Cap Totals

 
Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $116,312,342
Disabled List Money $38,130,600
Retained Salary $6,005,860
Buried Minor Salary $1,060,364
Total Payroll $161,509,166
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $116,727,500 $2,666,666 - $119,394,166 $116,312,342
Disabled List Money $37,930,600 $200,000 - $38,130,600 $38,130,600
Retained Salary $6,005,860 - - $6,005,860 $6,005,860
Buried Minor Salary $4,380,900 - - $4,380,900 $1,060,364
Total Payroll $165,044,860 $2,866,666 - $167,911,526 $161,509,166