Chicago Cubs 2021 - Player Salaries

Chicago Cubs have a total of 26 players in their home squad. Their highest paid player is Jason Heyward earning $21,000,000 per year.

Chicago Cubs play in the Major League Baseball, the top tier American baseball league in the United States and Canada.

The teams total salary cap is:
  • $153,849,606 per year
  • $2,958,646 per week

Active Squad:

Active Players (26)Signing BonusAgePositionContract TypeBasic SalaryPayroll SalaryPercent of Total
Jason Heyward$2,500,00031RFVet$21,000,000$23,500,00016.42
Kyle Hendricks-31SPVet$14,000,000$14,000,0009.78
Zach Davies-28SPArb 3$8,630,000$8,630,0006.03
Ian Happ-26CFArb 1$4,100,000$4,100,0002.86
Austin Romine-32CVet$1,500,000$1,500,0001.05
David Bote$10,000282BPre-Arb$1,000,000$1,010,0000.71
Matt Duffy-303BVet$1,000,000$1,000,0000.70
Daniel Winkler-31RPArb 4$900,000$900,0000.63
Rex Brothers-33RPVet$850,000$850,0000.59
Alec Mills-29SPPre-Arb$600,000$600,0000.42
Rowan Wick-28RPPre-Arb$593,000$593,0000.41
Robinson Chirinos-37CVet$1,000,000$1,000,0000.34
Adam Morgan-31RPArb 3$900,000$900,0000.32
Justin Steele-25SPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.28
Patrick Wisdom-293BPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.28
Rafael Ortega-30LFPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.28
Sergio Alcantara-242BPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.25
Trevor Megill-27RPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.23
Codi Heuer-24RPPre-Arb$585,000$585,0000.14
Johneshwy Fargas-26OFPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.14
Jake Jewell-28RPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.14
Manuel Rodriguez-24RPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.14
Frank Schwindel-291BPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.14
Andrew Romine-35SSVet$570,500$570,5000.14
Michael Rucker-27RPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.14
Ryan Meisinger-27RPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.11

Injured List Cap Players

Player (10)Basic SalaryAgePositionContract TypeWaiver OptionsSigning BonusTotalAdjusted SalaryPercent of TotalInc. Luxury Tax
Willson Contreras Knee$6,650,00029CArb 22-$6,650,000$6,650,0004.656,650,000
Jonathan Holder Pectoral$750,00028RPArb 11-$750,000$750,0000.52750,000
Jose Lobaton Shoulder$1,000,00036CVet-$1,000,000$612,9030.43612,903
Dillon Maples Finger$576,50029RPPre-Arb-$576,500$576,5000.40576,500
Adbert Alzolay Hamstring$573,00026SPPre-Arb1-$573,000$542,2560.38542,256
Nico Hoerner Oblique$570,500242BPre-Arb3-$570,500$502,9880.35502,988
Higgins Arm$570,50028CPre-Arb3-$570,500$420,1790.29420,179
Kohl Stewart Elbow$700,00026SPPre-Arb2-$700,000$402,6410.28402,641
Brad Wieck Heart$570,50029RPPre-Arb1-$570,500$392,5760.27392,576
Nick Madrigal Hamstring$584,000242BPre-Arb3-$584,000$204,1000.14204,100

Released or Traded Players

Player (20)TotalAgePositionBasic SalarySigning BonusAdjusted SalaryPercent of TotalInc. Luxury Tax
Anthony Rizzo$16,500,000311B$16,500,000-$16,500,00011.5316,500,000
Kris Bryant$12,685,465293B$12,685,465-$12,685,4658.8612,685,465
Javier Baez$11,450,64528SS$11,450,645-$11,450,6458.0011,450,645
Craig Kimbrel$10,408,57033RP/CL$10,408,570-$10,408,5707.2710,408,570
Jake Arrieta$6,000,00035SP$6,000,000-$6,000,0004.196,000,000
Yu Darvish$3,000,00034SP$3,000,000-$3,000,0002.103,000,000
Joc Pederson$2,564,48029LF$2,564,480-$2,564,4801.792,564,480
Trevor Williams$2,300,64529SP$2,300,645-$2,300,6451.612,300,645
Andrew Chafin$1,427,40431RP$1,427,404-$1,427,4041.001,427,404
Brandon Workman$1,000,00032RP$1,000,000-$1,000,0000.701,000,000
Jake Marisnick$650,56030CF$650,560-$650,5600.45650,560
Eric Sogard$639,744353B$639,744-$639,7440.45639,744
Ryan Tepera$516,13433RP$516,134-$516,1340.36516,134
Codi Heuer$380,57524RP$380,575-$380,5750.27380,575
Shelby Miller$263,42430SP$263,424-$263,4240.18263,424
Tyson Miller$107,34525SP$107,345-$107,3450.07107,345
Jason Adam$105,10529RP$105,105-$105,1050.07105,105
Ildemaro Vargas$42,938292B$42,938-$42,9380.0342,938
Pedro Strop$21,50536RP$21,505-$21,5050.0221,505
Robert Stock$3,06731RP$3,067-$3,0670.003,067

Contract Signing Bonus

Player (20)TotalAgePositionBasic SalarySigning BonusAdjusted SalaryPercent of Total
Jordan Wicks$3,132,30021P-$3,132,300$3,132,3002.19
Cristian Hernandez$3,000,0000SS-$3,000,000$3,000,0002.10
James Triantos$2,100,000183B-$2,100,000$2,100,0001.47
Drew Gray$900,00018P-$900,000$900,0000.63
Christian Franklin$425,00021OF-$425,000$425,0000.30
Dominic Hambley$200,00018P-$200,000$200,0000.14
Mack Chambers$175,00021SS-$175,000$175,0000.12
Liam Spence$135,00023SS-$135,000$135,0000.09
Parker Chavers$125,00022OF-$125,000$125,0000.09
Jr Murray Jr$125,000213B-$125,000$125,0000.09
Erian Rodriguez$125,00019P-$125,000$125,0000.09
Jr Frankie Scalzo Jr$125,00021P-$125,000$125,0000.09
Chase Watkins$125,00021P-$125,000$125,0000.09
Casey Opitz$90,00022C-$90,000$90,0000.06
Christian Olivo$75,00017SS-$75,000$75,0000.05
Zachary Leigh$50,00023P-$50,000$50,0000.03
Peter Matt$5,00023OF-$5,000$5,0000.00
Riley Martin$1,00023P-$1,000$1,0000.00

Totals:

Payroll TypeBasic SalarySigning BonusIncentivesTotalTotal Adjusted Salary
Payroll$63,504,000$2,510,000-$66,014,000$61,086,829
Reserve Money$12,545,000--$12,545,000$11,054,143
Salary$70,067,606--$70,067,606$70,067,606
Minor Salary$5,223,000--$5,223,000$953,116
Payroll$151,339,606$2,510,000-$153,849,606$143,161,694

Competitive Balance Tax:

Payroll TypeTotal
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold$210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll$144,651,694
Estimated Player Benefits$15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts$2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll$162,651,694
Comp. Balance Tax Space$47,348,306

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