Kansas City Royals 2021 - Player Salaries

Kansas City Royals have a total of 26 players in their home squad. Their highest paid player is Danny Duffy earning $15,500,000 per year.

Kansas City Royals play in the Major League Baseball, the top tier American baseball league in the United States and Canada.

The teams total salary cap is:
  • $97,339,567 per year
  • $1,871,915 per week

Active Squad:

Active Players (26)Signing BonusAgePositionContract TypeBasic SalaryPayroll SalaryPercent of Total
Danny Duffy-32SPVet$15,500,000$15,500,00016.92
Salvador Perez$1,200,00031CVet$13,000,000$14,200,00015.50
Jorge Soler-29DHArb 2$8,050,000$8,050,0008.79
Whit Merrifield-32RFArb 2$6,750,000$7,250,0007.92
Mike Minor-33SPVet$7,000,000$7,000,0007.64
Carlos Santana-351BVet$7,000,000$7,000,0007.64
Andrew Benintendi-26LFArb 2$6,600,000$6,600,0004.15
Brad Keller-25SPArb 1$3,350,000$3,350,0003.66
Greg Holland-35RP/CLVet$2,750,000$2,750,0003.00
Hunter Dozier$250,000293BArb 1$2,250,000$2,500,0002.73
Michael Taylor-30CFVet$1,750,000$1,750,0001.91
Jake Junis-28RPArb 1$1,700,000$1,700,0001.86
Hanser Alberto-282BArb 2$1,650,000$1,650,0001.80
Jarrod Dyson-36CFVet$1,500,000$1,500,0001.64
Ervin Santana-38RPVet$1,500,000$1,500,0001.64
Wade Davis-35RPVet$1,250,000$1,250,0001.36
Scott Barlow-28RPPre-Arb$650,000$650,0000.71
Cameron Gallagher-28CPre-Arb$604,000$604,0000.66
Nicholas Lopez-262BPre-Arb$597,500$597,5000.65
Brady Singer-24SPPre-Arb$593,700$593,7000.65
Josh Staumont-27RPPre-Arb$588,700$588,7000.64
Jake Brentz-26RPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.62
Tyler Zuber-26RPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.58
Ryan Hearn-271BPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.55
Kris Bubic-23SPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.52
Daniel Lynch-24RPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.51

Injured List Cap Players

Player (4)Basic SalaryAgePositionContract TypeWaiver OptionsSigning BonusTotalAdjusted SalaryPercent of TotalInc. Luxury Tax
Adalberto Mondesi Foot$2,525,00025SSArb 1-$2,525,000$2,525,0002.762,525,000
Jesse Hahn Shoulder$1,350,00031RPArb 3-$1,350,000$1,350,0001.471,750,000
Kyle Zimmer Back$588,70029RPPre-Arb1-$588,700$588,7000.64588,700
Daniel Tillo Elbow$570,50025RPPre-Arb3-$570,500$570,5000.62570,500

Released or Traded Players

Player (1)TotalAgePositionBasic SalarySigning BonusAdjusted SalaryPercent of TotalInc. Luxury Tax
Brad Brach$3,06735RP$3,067-$3,0670.003,067

Contract Signing Bonus

Player (1)TotalAgePositionBasic SalarySigning BonusAdjusted SalaryPercent of Total
Daniel Vazquez$1,500,0000SS-$1,500,000$1,500,0001.64
Diego Guzman$447,5000SS-$447,500$447,5000.49

Totals:

Payroll TypeBasic SalarySigning BonusIncentivesTotalTotal Adjusted Salary
Payroll$87,486,400$1,450,000$500,000$89,436,400$86,329,548
Reserve Money$5,034,200--$5,034,200$5,034,200
Salary$3,067--$3,067$3,067
Minor Salary$2,865,900--$2,865,900$218,981
Payroll$95,389,567$1,450,000$500,000$97,339,567$91,585,796

Competitive Balance Tax:

Payroll TypeTotal
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold$210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll$86,748,296
Estimated Player Benefits$15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts$2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll$104,748,296
Comp. Balance Tax Space$105,251,704

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