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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 12.18 20,000,000
Fowler Dexter Fowler 33 CF Vet $14,500,000 $2,000,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 10.04 16,500,000
Goldschmidt Paul Goldschmidt 31 1B Vet $14,500,000 - $15,500,000 $15,500,000 9.44 14,500,000
Carpenter Matt Carpenter 33 1B Vet $14,500,000 $250,000 $14,750,000 $14,750,000 8.98 19,500,000
Ozuna Marcell Ozuna 28 LF Arb 3 1 $12,250,000 - $12,250,000 $12,250,000 7.46 12,250,000
Martinez Carlos Martinez 27 RP Arb 3 2 $11,500,000 $200,000 $11,700,000 $11,700,000 7.12 10,200,000
Miller Andrew Miller 34 RP Vet $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 6.70 12,500,000
Mikolas Miles Mikolas 30 SP Pre-Arb $7,750,000 $1,000,000 $8,750,000 $8,750,000 5.33 7,750,000
Wong Kolten Wong 28 2B Arb 3 3 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.96 5,100,000
Wacha Michael Wacha 28 RP Arb 3 2 $6,350,000 - $6,350,000 $6,350,000 3.87 6,350,000
DeJong Paul DeJong 25 SS Pre-Arb 3 $1,500,000 $166,666 $1,666,666 $1,666,666 1.01 4,333,333
Wieters Matt Wieters 33 C Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.91 1,500,000
Martinez Jose Martinez 30 1B Pre-Arb 2 $1,000,000 $125,000 $1,125,000 $1,125,000 0.68 1,625,000
Bader Harrison Bader 25 RF Pre-Arb 2 $578,300 - $578,300 $578,300 0.35 578,300
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
Hicks Jordan Hicks 22 RP/CL Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.34 575,000
Webb Tyler Webb 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $525,184 0.32 525,184
Gallegos Giovanny Gallegos 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $522,200 0.32 522,200
Cabrera Genesis Cabrera 22 SP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $349,128 0.21 349,128
Edman Tommy Edman 24 SS Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $340,176 0.21 340,176
Poncedeleon Daniel Poncedeleon 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $340,176 0.21 340,176
Ravelo Rangel Ravelo 27 1B Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $313,320 0.19 313,320


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
Gyorko Jedd Gyorko (10-day) 30 3B Vet 2 $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $8,000,000 4.87 5,918,483
Cecil Brett Cecil (60-day) 32 RP Vet $7,500,000 $250,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 4.72 7,625,000
Wainwright Adam Wainwright (10-day) 37 SP Vet $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.22 2,000,000
Mayers Mike Mayers (60-day) 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $563,700 - $563,700 $563,700 0.34 563,700
Helsley Ryan Helsley (10-day) 24 P Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $402,840 0.25 402,840


2019 Suspended/Restricted

Salaries from players who have been suspended/restricted, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Munoz Yairo Munoz 24 SS Pre-Arb 2 $562,000 - $562,000 $540,938 0.33 540,938


2019 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 Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Gregerson Luke Gregerson 35 RP $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.04 3,000,000
Leake Mike Leake 31 SP $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.04 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 (21) 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
Shreve Chasen Shreve 28 RP $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 900,000
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
Gonzalez Merandy Gonzalez 23 RP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Sosa Edmundo Sosa 23 SS 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Urias Ramon Urias 25 2B $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Williams Justin Williams 23 OF 3 $555,100 - $555,100 $113,392 113,392
O'Neill Tyler O'Neill 24 OF 3 $564,000 - $564,000 $112,184 112,184
Thomas Lane Thomas 23 CF $555,000 - $555,000 $50,728 50,728
Knizner Andrew Knizner 24 C $555,000 - $555,000 $35,808 35,808
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
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 (2) 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 0.91
LoceyTony Locey 20 P - $604,800 $604,800 $604,800 0.37
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
GraggLogan Gragg 20 P - $167,800 $167,800 $167,800 0.10
LottTodd Lott 21 OF - $152,000 $152,000 $152,000 0.09
SommersJake Sommers 22 P - $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 0.01


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $133,376,950
Injured Reserve Money $18,716,540
Retained Salary $10,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $1,632,792
Total Payroll $164,267,220
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $129,575,100 $3,741,666 $1,000,000 $134,316,766 $133,376,950
Injured Reserve Money $23,618,700 $250,000 - $23,868,700 $18,716,540
Suspended/Restricted Money $562,000 - - $562,000 $540,938
Retained Salary $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $4,617,800 - - $4,617,800 $1,632,792
Total Payroll $168,373,600 $3,991,666 $1,000,000 $173,365,266 $164,267,220

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $158,291,504
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $172,791,504
Comp. Balance Tax Space $33,208,496