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St. Louis Cardinals Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the St. Louis Cardinals, including multi-year payrolls, active roster salaries, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

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Salary Payroll Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Total Payroll Allocations   $164,152,164 $146,241,666 $106,116,666 $65,916,666 $69,916,668
Signed Players   34 25 22 18 16
Catchers   $21,804,368 $20,000,000
Infield   $40,676,420 $58,541,666 $61,166,666 $50,666,666 $35,166,668
Outfield   $30,015,100 $16,500,000 $16,500,000
Starting Pitchers   $18,221,200 $16,750,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000
Relief Pitchers   $36,144,109 $30,450,000 $23,700,000 $17,000,000 $18,000,000
Designated Hitter  
Disabled List   $21,680,691
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred   $16,427,751 $4,000,000


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Roster Payroll Figures

Current & future salary payroll figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Cardinals Salary Payroll Table

Catchers Age Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Yadier Molina 36 C $20,000,000 $20,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Matt Wieters 33 C $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Andrew Knizner 24 C $555,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Joe Hudson 28 C $555,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
1st Base Age Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Paul Goldschmidt 31 1B $15,500,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000
Matt Carpenter 33 1B $14,750,000 $18,500,000 $18,500,000 $18,500,000 0UFA
Jose Martinez 30 1B $1,125,000 $2,125,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Rangel Ravelo 27 1B $555,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
2nd Base Age Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Kolten Wong 28 2B $6,500,000 $10,250,000 $12,500,000 0UFA 0-
 
Shortstop Age Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Paul DeJong 25 SS $1,666,666 $1,666,666 $4,166,666 $6,166,666 $9,166,668
Yairo Munoz 24 SS $562,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Tommy Edman 24 SS $555,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Edmundo Sosa 23 SS $555,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
Outfield Age Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Dexter Fowler 33 CF $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 0UFA 0-
Marcell Ozuna 28 LF $12,250,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Harrison Bader 25 RF $578,300 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Tyler O'Neill 24 OF $564,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Lane Thomas 23 CF $555,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Randy Arozarena 24 OF $555,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Starting Pitchers Age Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Miles Mikolas 30 SP $8,750,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000
Michael Wacha 28 SP $6,350,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Adam Wainwright 37 SP $2,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jack Flaherty 23 SP $562,100 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Dakota Hudson 24 SP $559,100 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
Relief Pitchers Age Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Carlos Martinez 27 RP/CL $11,700,000 $11,700,000 $11,700,000 $17,000,000 $18,000,000
Andrew Miller 34 RP $11,000,000 $11,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Brett Cecil 32 RP $7,750,000 $7,250,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Tony Cingrani 29 RP $2,650,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Dominic Leone 27 RP $1,260,000 0ARB 3 0ARB 4 0UFA 0-
John Gant 26 RP $571,300 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
John Brebbia 29 RP $569,300 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Mike Mayers 27 RP $563,700 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Jordan Hicks 22 RP $555,000 0TC 0TC 0TC 0TC
Giovanny Gallegos 27 RP $555,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Tyler Webb 28 RP $555,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Daniel Poncedeleon 27 RP $555,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Genesis Cabrera 22 RP $555,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
   

Retained/Buried Payroll Figures

Values for players who have been released, traded, or otherwise removed from the roster.

Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Luke Gregerson RP $6,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jedd Gyorko 3B $5,376,344 0- 0- 0- 0-
Mike Leake SP $5,000,000 $4,000,000 0- 0- 0-
Drew Robinson LF $30,330 0- 0- 0- 0-
Adalberto Mejia RP $21,077 0- 0- 0- 0-
 

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023