St. Louis Cardinals 2021 - Player Salaries

St. Louis Cardinals have a total of 26 players in their home squad. Their highest paid player is Paul Goldschmidt earning $22,000,000 per year.

St. Louis Cardinals play in the Major League Baseball, the top tier American baseball league in the United States and Canada.

The teams total salary cap is:
  • $181,811,666 per year
  • $3,496,378 per week

Active Squad:

Active Players (26)Signing BonusAgePositionContract TypeBasic SalaryPayroll SalaryPercent of Total
Paul Goldschmidt$4,000,000331BVet$22,000,000$26,000,00015.76
Nolan Arenado-303BVet$35,000,000$35,000,00012.47
Matt Carpenter-353BVet$18,500,000$18,500,00011.21
Carlos Martinez$200,00029SPVet$11,500,000$11,700,0007.09
Adam Wainwright-39SPVet$8,000,000$8,000,0004.85
Jong Paul De Jong$166,66627SSArb 1$4,000,000$4,166,6662.53
Kwang Kim-32SPPre-Arb$4,000,000$4,000,0002.42
Jack Flaherty-25SPArb 1$3,900,000$3,900,0002.36
John Gant-28SPArb 2$2,100,000$2,100,0001.27
Harrison Bader-27CFArb 1$2,000,000$2,000,0001.21
Alexander Reyes-26RPArb 1$900,000$900,0000.55
Jordan Hicks-24RPArb 1$862,500$862,5000.52
Tommy Edman-262BPre-Arb$596,000$596,0000.36
Tyler Neill-26LFPre-Arb$594,700$594,7000.36
Giovanny Gallegos-29RP/CLPre-Arb$594,500$594,5000.36
Tyler Webb-30RPPre-Arb$593,000$593,0000.36
Ryan Helsley-26RPPre-Arb$582,300$582,3000.35
Genesis Cabrera-24RPPre-Arb$580,900$580,9000.35
Andrew Knizner-26CPre-Arb$579,200$579,2000.35
Dylan Carlson-22LFPre-Arb$577,100$577,1000.35
Edmundo Sosa-25SSPre-Arb$575,900$575,9000.35
Justin Williams-25OFPre-Arb$572,000$572,0000.35
Jake Woodford-24RPPre-Arb$578,300$578,3000.31
Kodi Whitley-26RPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.30
Ali Sanchez-24CPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.30
Seth Elledge-25RPPre-Arb$570,500$570,5000.29

Injured List Cap Players

Player (6)Basic SalaryAgePositionContract TypeWaiver OptionsSigning BonusTotalAdjusted SalaryPercent of TotalInc. Luxury Tax
Miles Mikolas Shoulder$15,750,00032SPArb 2$1,000,000$16,750,000$16,750,00010.1517,000,000
Andrew Miller Toe$12,000,00036RPVet-$12,000,000$12,000,0007.2712,000,000
Yadier Molina Foot$9,000,00038CVet-$9,000,000$9,000,0005.469,000,000
Dakota Hudson Elbow$595,70026SPPre-Arb3-$595,700$595,7000.36595,700
Daniel Poncedeleon Shoulder$585,50029SPPre-Arb-$585,500$585,5000.35585,500
John Nogowski Hand$571,300281BPre-Arb2-$571,300$571,3000.35571,300

Released or Traded Players

Player (1)TotalAgePositionBasic SalarySigning BonusAdjusted SalaryPercent of TotalInc. Luxury Tax
Dexter Fowler$14,750,00035RF$12,750,000$2,000,000$14,750,0008.9414,750,000

Contract Signing Bonus

Player (1)TotalAgePositionBasic SalarySigning BonusAdjusted SalaryPercent of Total
Luis Mario Pino$767,0000OF-$767,000$767,0000.46
Leonardo Bernal$680,00017C-$680,000$680,0000.41
Elias Reynoso$575,00017SS-$575,000$575,0000.35
Carlos Carmona$350,00016OF-$350,000$350,0000.21
Christian Avendano$300,00017OF-$300,000$300,0000.18
La Rosa Samil De La Rosa$300,000173B-$300,000$300,0000.18

Totals:

Payroll TypeBasic SalarySigning BonusIncentivesTotalTotal Adjusted Salary
Payroll$120,897,900$4,366,666-$125,264,566$110,524,361
Reserve Money$38,502,500$1,000,000-$39,502,500$39,502,500
Salary$12,750,000$2,000,000-$14,750,000$14,750,000
Minor Salary$2,294,600--$2,294,600$198,532
Payroll$174,445,000$7,366,666-$181,811,666$164,975,393

Competitive Balance Tax:

Payroll TypeTotal
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold$210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll$152,447,615
Estimated Player Benefits$15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts$2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll$170,447,615
Comp. Balance Tax Space$39,552,385

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