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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 (31) 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 12.82 20,000,000
Fowler Dexter Fowler 33 CF Vet $14,500,000 $2,000,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 10.58 16,500,000
Goldschmidt Paul Goldschmidt 31 1B Vet $14,500,000 - $15,500,000 $15,500,000 9.94 14,500,000
Carpenter Matt Carpenter 33 1B Vet $14,500,000 $250,000 $14,750,000 $14,750,000 9.46 8,666,667
Ozuna Marcell Ozuna 28 LF Arb 3 1 $12,250,000 - $12,250,000 $12,250,000 7.85 12,250,000
Martinez Carlos Martinez 27 SP Arb 3 2 $11,500,000 $200,000 $11,700,000 $11,700,000 7.50 10,200,000
Miller Andrew Miller 34 RP Vet $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 7.05 12,500,000
Mikolas Miles Mikolas 30 SP Pre-Arb $7,750,000 $1,000,000 $8,750,000 $8,750,000 5.61 7,750,000
Gyorko Jedd Gyorko 30 3B Vet 2 $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $8,000,000 5.13 5,918,483
Cecil Brett Cecil 32 RP Vet $7,500,000 $250,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 4.97 7,625,000
Wong Kolten Wong 28 2B Arb 3 3 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 4.17 5,100,000
Wacha Michael Wacha 28 SP Arb 3 2 $6,350,000 - $6,350,000 $6,350,000 4.07 6,350,000
Gregerson Luke Gregerson 35 RP Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.21 5,500,000
Wainwright Adam Wainwright 37 SP Vet $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.28 2,000,000
DeJong Paul DeJong 25 SS Pre-Arb 3 $1,500,000 $166,666 $1,666,666 $1,666,666 1.07 4,333,333
Leone Dominic Leone 27 RP Arb 2 1 $1,260,000 - $1,260,000 $1,260,000 0.81 1,260,000
Martinez Jose Martinez 30 1B Pre-Arb 2 $1,000,000 $125,000 $1,125,000 $1,125,000 0.72 1,625,000
Shreve Chasen Shreve 28 RP Arb 2 $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 0.58 900,000
Bader Harrison Bader 25 RF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Brebbia John Brebbia 29 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Flaherty Jack Flaherty 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Gant John Gant 26 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hicks Jordan Hicks 22 RP/CL Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hudson Dakota Hudson 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Mayers Mike Mayers 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Munoz Yairo Munoz 24 SS Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
O'Neill Tyler O'Neill 24 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Reyes Alexander Reyes 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Robinson Drew Robinson 27 LF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Webb Tyler Webb 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Williams Justin Williams 23 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2019 Retained Salaries

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Leake Mike Leake 31 SP $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.21 6,823,772


2019 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 Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Wieters Matt Wieters 33 C $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1,500,000
Pena Francisco Pena 29 C $675,000 - $675,000 $675,000 675,000
Arauz Harold Arauz 24 SP - - -0 -0 0
Beck Chris Beck 28 RP - - -0 -0 0
Cabrera Genesis Cabrera 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Gallegos Giovanny Gallegos 27 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Garcia Adolis Garcia 26 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Gomber Austin Gomber 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Gonzalez Derian Gonzalez 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Helsley Ryan Helsley 24 P - - -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
Poncedeleon Daniel Poncedeleon 27 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Sosa Edmundo Sosa 23 SS 2 - - -0 -0 0
Thomas Lane Thomas 23 CF - - -0 -0 0
Urias Ramon Urias 25 2B - - -0 -0 0


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $151,001,666
Retained Salary $5,000,000
Total Payroll $156,001,666
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $151,010,000 $3,991,666 $1,000,000 $156,001,666 $151,001,666
Retained Salary $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Total Payroll $156,010,000 $3,991,666 $1,000,000 $161,001,666 $156,001,666

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $138,752,255
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $155,752,255
Comp. Balance Tax Space $50,247,745