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:
  • $156,993,500 per year
  • $3,019,106 per week

Active Squad:

Active Players (26)Signing BonusAgePositionContract TypeBasic SalaryPayroll SalaryPercent of Total
Jason Heyward$2,500,00031RFVet$21,000,000$23,500,00015.36
Kris Bryant-293BArb 4$19,500,000$19,500,00012.75
Anthony Rizzo-311BVet$16,500,000$16,500,00010.79
Craig Kimbrel-33RP/CLVet$16,000,000$16,000,00010.46
Kyle Hendricks-31SPVet$14,000,000$14,000,0009.15
Javier Baez-28SSArb 3$11,650,000$11,650,0007.62
Zach Davies-28SPArb 3$8,630,000$8,630,0005.64
Willson Contreras-29CArb 2$6,650,000$6,650,0004.35
Joc Pederson-29LFVet$4,500,000$4,500,0002.94
Ian Happ-26CFArb 1$4,100,000$4,100,0002.68
Jake Arrieta-35SPVet$4,000,000$4,000,0002.61
Trevor Williams-29SPArb 2$2,500,000$2,500,0001.63
Andrew Chafin-31RPVet$2,250,000$2,250,0001.47
David Bote$10,000282BPre-Arb$1,000,000$1,010,0000.66
Matt Duffy-303BVet$1,000,000$1,000,0000.65
Jake Marisnick-30CFVet$1,000,000$1,000,0000.65
Eric Sogard-353BVet$1,000,000$1,000,0000.65
Tony Wolters-29CArb 3$1,000,000$1,000,0000.65
Daniel Winkler-31RPArb 4$900,000$900,0000.59
Rex Brothers-33RPVet$850,000$850,0000.56
Ryan Tepera-33RPArb 3$800,000$800,0000.52
Alec Mills-29RPPre-Arb$600,000$600,0000.39
Dillon Maples-29RPPre-Arb$576,500$576,5000.38
Adbert Alzolay-26SPPre-Arb$573,000$573,0000.35
Nico Hoerner-242BPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.33
Justin Steele-25SPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.33

Injured List Cap Players

Player (6)Basic SalaryAgePositionContract TypeWaiver OptionsSigning BonusTotalAdjusted SalaryPercent of TotalInc. Luxury Tax
Austin Romine Wrist$1,500,00032CVet-$1,500,000$1,500,0000.981,500,000
Shelby Miller Back$875,00030SPVet-$875,000$875,0000.57875,000
Jonathan Holder Pectoral$750,00028RPArb 11-$750,000$750,0000.49750,000
Rowan Wick Oblique$593,00028RPPre-Arb1-$593,000$593,0000.39593,000
Tyson Miller Covid$570,50025SPPre-Arb2-$570,500$570,5000.37570,500
Trevor Megill Arm$570,50027RPPre-Arb3-$570,500$490,7200.32490,720

Released or Traded Players

Player (2)TotalAgePositionBasic SalarySigning BonusAdjusted SalaryPercent of TotalInc. Luxury Tax
Yu Darvish$3,000,00034SP$3,000,000-$3,000,0001.963,000,000
Brandon Workman$1,000,00032RP$1,000,000-$1,000,0000.651,000,000

Contract Signing Bonus

Player (2)TotalAgePositionBasic SalarySigning BonusAdjusted SalaryPercent of Total
Cristian Hernandez$3,000,0000SS-$3,000,000$3,000,0001.96

Totals:

Payroll TypeBasic SalarySigning BonusIncentivesTotalTotal Adjusted Salary
Payroll$141,720,500$2,510,000-$144,230,500$144,061,665
Reserve Money$4,859,000--$4,859,000$4,779,220
Salary$4,000,000--$4,000,000$4,000,000
Minor Salary$3,904,000--$3,904,000$134,386
Payroll$154,483,500$2,510,000-$156,993,500$152,975,271

Competitive Balance Tax:

Payroll TypeTotal
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold$210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll$157,765,271
Estimated Player Benefits$15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts$2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll$175,765,271
Comp. Balance Tax Space$34,234,729

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