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St. Louis Cardinals 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the St. Louis Cardinals 2020 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Cardinals – The Athletic

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Active Players (40) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Goldschmidt Paul Goldschmidt 32 1B Vet $22,000,000 $4,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 17.03 26,000,000
Molina Yadier Molina 37 C Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 13.10 20,000,000
Carpenter Matt Carpenter 34 1B Vet $18,500,000 - $18,500,000 $18,500,000 12.12 19,500,000
Mikolas Miles Mikolas 31 SP Arb 1 $15,750,000 $1,000,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000 10.97 17,000,000
Fowler Dexter Fowler 34 CF Vet $14,500,000 $2,000,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 10.81 16,500,000
Martinez Carlos Martinez 28 RP/CL Vet $11,500,000 $200,000 $11,700,000 $11,700,000 7.67 10,200,000
Miller Andrew Miller 35 RP Vet $11,500,000 - $11,500,000 $11,500,000 7.53 12,500,000
Wong Kolten Wong 29 2B Vet 3 $10,250,000 - $10,250,000 $10,250,000 6.72 5,100,000
Cecil Brett Cecil 33 RP Vet $7,000,000 $250,000 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 4.75 7,625,000
Wainwright Adam Wainwright 38 SP Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.28 5,000,000
Martinez Jose Martinez 31 1B Arb 1 2 $2,000,000 $125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000 1.39 1,625,000
DeJong Paul DeJong 26 SS Pre-Arb 3 $1,500,000 $166,666 $1,666,666 $1,666,666 1.09 4,333,333
Gant John Gant 27 RP Arb 1 $1,400,000 - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 0.92 1,400,000
Arozarena Randy Arozarena 25 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Bader Harrison Bader 26 RF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Brebbia John Brebbia 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Cabrera Genesis Cabrera 23 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Edman Tommy Edman 25 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Fernandez Junior Fernandez 23 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Flaherty Jack Flaherty 24 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Gallegos Giovanny Gallegos 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Garcia Adolis Garcia 27 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Gomber Austin Gomber 26 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Helsley Ryan Helsley 25 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Hicks Jordan Hicks 23 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Hudson Dakota Hudson 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Knizner Andrew Knizner 25 C Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Montero Elehuris Montero 21 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Munoz Yairo Munoz 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
O'Neill Tyler O'Neill 25 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Poncedeleon Daniel Poncedeleon 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Ravelo Rangel Ravelo 28 1B Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Reyes Alexander Reyes 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Seijas Alvaro Seijas 21 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Sosa Edmundo Sosa 24 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Thomas Lane Thomas 24 CF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Urias Ramon Urias 26 2B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Webb Tyler Webb 29 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Williams Justin Williams 24 OF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Woodford Jake Woodford 23 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500


2020 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 32 SP $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.62 6,823,772


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $148,641,666
Retained Salary $4,000,000
Total Payroll $152,641,666
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $140,900,000 $7,741,666 - $148,641,666 $148,641,666
Retained Salary $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Total Payroll $144,900,000 $7,741,666 - $152,641,666 $152,641,666

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $169,361,605
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $186,861,605
Comp. Balance Tax Space $21,138,395