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St. Louis Cardinals 2016 Payroll

An updated look at the St. Louis Cardinals 2016 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (36) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Wainwright Adam Wainwright 34 SP Vet $19,500,000 - $50,000 $19,550,000 $19,550,000 13.09 19,500,000
Holliday Matt Holliday 36 DH Vet $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000 $17,000,000 11.38 17,142,857
Molina Yadier Molina 33 C Vet $14,000,000 $200,000 - $14,200,000 $14,200,000 9.51 15,000,000
Peralta Jhonny Peralta 34 3B Vet $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000 $12,500,000 8.37 13,250,000
Leake Mike Leake 28 SP Vet $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 8.03 16,000,000
Garcia Jaime Garcia 29 SP Vet $11,500,000 - - $11,500,000 $11,500,000 7.70 6,875,000
Moss Brandon Moss 32 DH Arb 3 $8,250,000 - - $8,250,000 $8,250,000 5.52 8,250,000
Carpenter Matt Carpenter 30 3B Arb 2 $6,250,000 $250,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 4.35 8,666,667
Rosenthal Trevor Rosenthal 26 RP Arb 1 $5,600,000 - - $5,600,000 $5,600,000 3.75 5,600,000
Gyorko Jedd Gyorko 27 SS Arb 1 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.68 6,200,000
Broxton Jonathan Broxton 32 RP Vet $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000 $3,750,000 2.51 3,750,000
Oh Seung-Hwan Oh 33 RP Pre-Arb $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.67 2,500,000
Pena Brayan Pena 34 C Vet $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.67 2,500,000
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 25 SS Pre-Arb $2,000,000 $500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.67 2,000,000
Duke Zach Duke 33 RP Vet $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $1,748,633 1.17 5,000,000
Adams Matt Adams 27 1B Arb 1 $1,650,000 - - $1,650,000 $1,650,000 1.10 1,650,000
Wong Kolten Wong 25 2B Pre-Arb $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0.84 5,100,000
Martinez Carlos Martinez 24 SP Pre-Arb $539,000 - - $539,000 $539,000 0.36 539,000
Siegrist Kevin Siegrist 26 RP Pre-Arb $539,000 - - $539,000 $539,000 0.36 539,000
Wacha Michael Wacha 25 SP Pre-Arb $539,000 - - $539,000 $539,000 0.36 539,000
Piscotty Stephen Piscotty 25 RF Pre-Arb $512,500 - - $512,500 $512,500 0.34 512,500
Bowman Matthew Bowman 25 RP Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $507,500 0.34 507,500
Grichuk Randal Grichuk 24 RF Pre-Arb $520,000 - - $520,000 $446,194 0.30 520,000
Pham Tommy Pham 28 LF Pre-Arb $510,000 - - $510,000 $420,837 0.28 510,000
Hazelbaker Jeremy Hazelbaker 28 OF Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $418,723 0.28 507,500
Garcia Greg Garcia 26 2B Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $402,085 0.27 507,500
Rosario Alberto Rosario 29 C Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $246,797 0.17 507,500
Kiekhefer Dean Kiekhefer 27 RP Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $227,386 0.15 507,500
Williams Jerome Williams 34 RP Vet $507,500 - - $507,500 $194,110 0.13 507,500
Reyes Alexander Reyes 21 RP Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $152,515 0.10 507,500
Tuivailala Sam Tuivailala 23 RP Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $144,196 0.10 507,500
Weaver Luke Weaver 22 SP Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $144,196 0.10 507,500
Socolovich Miguel Socolovich 29 RP Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $124,785 0.08 507,500
Kelly Carson Kelly 21 C Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $80,417 0.05 507,500
Mayers Mike Mayers 24 RP Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $77,644 0.05 507,500
Martinez Jose Martinez 27 LF Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $74,871 0.05 507,500


2016 Injured List

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Lynn Lance Lynn (60-day) 29 SP Arb 2 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $7,500,000 5.02 7,833,333
Walden Jordan Walden (60-day) 28 RP Arb 3 $3,500,000 $175,000 - $3,675,000 $3,675,000 2.46 3,300,000
Maness Seth Maness (60-day) 27 RP Arb 1 $1,400,000 - - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 0.94 1,400,000
Lyons Tyler Lyons (60-day) 28 RP Pre-Arb $512,500 - - $512,500 $512,500 0.34 512,500
Harris Mitch Harris (60-day) 30 RP Pre-Arb $509,000 - - $509,000 $509,000 0.34 509,000


2016 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 Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Tejada Ruben Tejada 26 SS $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.00 1,500,000
Broxton Jonathan Broxton 32 RP $1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.80 -
Fryer Eric Fryer 30 C $238,478 - - $238,478 $238,478 0.16 238,478
McKenry Michael McKenry 31 C $30,503 - - $30,503 $30,503 0.02 30,503


2016 Minor/In the System

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

Player (9) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Cooney Tim Cooney 25 RP - - - -0 -0 0
Garcia Anthony Garcia 24 LF - - - -0 -0 0
Gonzales Marco Gonzales 24 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Gonzalez Juan Gonzalez 26 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Hefner Jeremy Hefner 30 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Jacobs Chris Jacobs 27 DH - - - -0 -0 0
Navarro Efren Navarro 30 1B - - - -0 -0 0
Ohlman Michael Ohlman 25 C - - - -0 -0 0
Peguero Carlos Peguero 29 LF - - - -0 -0 0


2016 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
MachadoJonathan Machado 0 OF - $2,300,000 - $2,300,000 $2,300,000 1.54
PerezDelvin Perez 17 SS - $2,222,500 - $2,222,500 $2,222,500 1.49
HudsonDakota Hudson 21 P - $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.34
OviedoJohan Oviedo 0 P - $1,900,000 - $1,900,000 $1,900,000 1.27
CarlsonDylan Carlson 17 OF - $1,350,000 - $1,350,000 $1,350,000 0.90
JonesConnor Jones 21 P - $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.74
MartinezJeremy Martinez 21 C - $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0.40
SolerCarlos Soler 0 OF - $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0.40
GallenZac Gallen 20 P - $563,100 - $563,100 $563,100 0.38
SotoFranklin Soto 0 3B - $550,000 - $550,000 $550,000 0.37
RobbinsWalker Robbins 18 OF - $450,000 - $450,000 $450,000 0.30
EdmanTommy Edman 21 SS - $236,400 - $236,400 $236,400 0.16
GarciaRoy Garcia 0 P - $200,000 - $200,000 $200,000 0.13
KilichowskiJohn Kilichowski 22 P - $200,000 - $200,000 $200,000 0.13
MontanoLuis Montano 0 OF - $200,000 - $200,000 $200,000 0.13
MurdersJ.D. Murders 18 2B - $200,000 - $200,000 $200,000 0.13
KniznerAndrew Knizner 21 C - $185,300 - $185,300 $185,300 0.12
FiedlerMatt Fiedler 21 OF - $100,000 - $100,000 $100,000 0.07
SamuelAlexander Samuel 0 OF - $100,000 - $100,000 $100,000 0.07
TewesSam Tewes 21 P - $100,000 - $100,000 $100,000 0.07
HudzinaDanny Hudzina 22 3B - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00


2016 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $132,790,389
Injured Reserve Money $13,596,500
Retained Salary $2,968,981
Total Payroll $149,355,870
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $139,007,000 $950,000 $50,000 $140,007,000 $132,790,389
Injured Reserve Money $13,421,500 $175,000 - $13,596,500 $13,596,500
Retained Salary $2,968,981 - - $2,968,981 $2,968,981
Total Payroll $155,397,481 $1,125,000 $50,000 $156,572,481 $149,355,870