St. Louis Cardinals 2020 - Player Salaries

St. Louis Cardinals have a total of 30 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:
  • $165,948,166 per year
  • $3,191,311 per week

Active Squad:

Active Players (30)Basic SalaryAgePositionStatusWaiver OptionsSigning BonusPayroll SalaryAdj. SalaryPercent of TotalLux. Tax Salary
Paul Goldschmidt$22,000,000321BVet$4,000,000$26,000,000$26,000,00015.6726,000,000
Yadier Molina$20,000,00037CVet-$20,000,000$20,000,00012.0520,000,000
Matt Carpenter$18,500,000343BVet-$18,500,000$18,500,00011.1519,500,000
Miles Mikolas$15,750,00031SPArb 1$1,000,000$16,750,000$16,750,00010.0917,000,000
Dexter Fowler$14,500,00034RFVet$2,000,000$16,500,000$16,500,0009.9416,500,000
Carlos Martinez$11,500,00028SPVet$200,000$11,700,000$11,700,0007.0510,200,000
Andrew Miller$11,500,00035RPVet-$11,500,000$11,500,0006.9312,500,000
Kolten Wong$10,250,000292BVet3-$10,250,000$10,250,0006.185,100,000
Brett Cecil$7,000,00033RPVet$250,000$7,250,000$7,250,0004.377,625,000
Adam Wainwright$5,000,00038SPVet-$5,000,000$5,000,0003.015,000,000
Kwang Kim$4,000,00031RPPre-Arb3-$4,000,000$4,000,0002.414,000,000
Brad Miller$2,000,000302BVet3-$2,000,000$2,000,0001.212,000,000
Matt Wieters$2,000,00034CVet-$2,000,000$2,000,0001.212,000,000
Jong Paul De Jong$1,500,00026SSPre-Arb3$166,666$1,666,666$1,666,6661.004,333,333
John Gant$1,300,00027RPArb 1-$1,300,000$1,300,0000.781,300,000
Jack Flaherty$604,50024SPPre-Arb2-$604,500$604,5000.36604,500
Harrison Bader$590,10026CFPre-Arb1-$590,100$590,1000.36590,100
Giovanny Gallegos$582,40028RP/CLPre-Arb1-$582,400$582,4000.35582,400
Tommy Edman$581,80025LFPre-Arb3-$581,800$581,8000.35581,800
Dakota Hudson$580,50025SPPre-Arb3-$580,500$580,5000.35580,500
Tyler Webb$575,80029RPPre-Arb-$575,800$575,8000.35575,800
Tyler Neill$573,40025OFPre-Arb1-$573,400$573,4000.35573,400
Daniel Poncedeleon$572,80028RPPre-Arb1-$572,800$572,8000.35572,800
Ryan Helsley$569,00025RPPre-Arb2-$569,000$569,0000.34569,000
Lane Thomas$568,80024CFPre-Arb2-$568,800$568,8000.34568,800
Rangel Ravelo$566,000281BPre-Arb-$566,000$566,0000.34566,000
Genesis Cabrera-23RPPre-Arb2--0-00.000
Dylan Carlson-21OFPre-Arb--0-00.000
Junior Fernandez-23RPPre-Arb3--0-00.000
Alexander Reyes-25RPPre-Arb2--0-00.000

Injured List Cap Players

Player (2)Basic SalaryAgePositionStatusWaiver OptionsSigning BonusTotalAdjusted SalaryPercent of TotalLux. Tax Salary
John Brebbia Elbow$587,60030RPPre-Arb2-$587,600$587,6000.35587,600
Jordan Hicks Elbow$578,80023RPPre-Arb3-$578,800$578,8000.35578,800

Released or Traded Players

Player (1)TotalAgePositionBasic SalarySigning BonusAdjusted SalaryPercent of TotalLux. Tax Salary
Mike Leake$4,000,00032SP$4,000,000-$4,000,0002.416,823,772

Pool Players

Player (20)Basic SalaryLeagueAgePositionWaiver OptionsSigning BonusTotalAdjusted SalaryLux. Tax Salary
Austin Gomber$570,000AAA26SP1-$570,000$570,000570,000
Akeem Bostick-AAA25P--0-00
Nabil Crismatt-AAA25P--0-00
Austin Dean-AAA26LF2--0-00
Seth Elledge-24P--0-00
Jose Godoy-25C--0-00
Ivan Herrera-20C--0-00
Rob Kaminsky-AAA25P--0-00
Andrew Knizner-AAA25C2--0-00
Elehuris Montero-AA213B3--0-00
John Nogowski-271B--0-00
Johan Oviedo-0P--0-00
Ricardo Sanchez-AAA23SP1--0-00
Max Schrock-25SS--0-00
Alvaro Seijas-A21SP3--0-00
Edmundo Sosa-AAA24SS1--0-00
Zack Thompson-22P--0-00
Kodi Whitley-25RP--0-00
Justin Williams-AAA24OF1--0-00
Jake Woodford-AAA23P3--0-00

Contract Signing Bonus

Player (1)TotalAgePositionBasic SalarySigning BonusAdjusted SalaryPercent of Total
Jordan Walker$2,900,000183B-$2,900,000$2,900,0001.75
Masyn Winn$2,100,00018SS-$2,100,000$2,100,0001.27
Tink Hence$1,115,00017P-$1,115,000$1,115,0000.67
Ian Bedell$800,00020P-$800,000$800,0000.48
Alec Burleson$700,00021OF-$700,000$700,0000.42
Levi Prater$575,00021P-$575,000$575,0000.35
Edwin Nunez$525,0000SP-$525,000$525,0000.32
Jones$100,00021OF-$100,000$100,0000.06

Totals:

Payroll TypeBasic SalarySigning BonusIncentivesTotalTotal Adjusted Salary
Payroll$153,165,100$7,616,666-$160,781,766$160,781,766
Reserve Money$1,166,400--$1,166,400$1,166,400
Salary$4,000,000--$4,000,000$4,000,000
Payroll$158,331,500$7,616,666-$165,948,166$165,948,166

Competitive Balance Tax:

Payroll TypeTotal
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold$208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll$167,983,605
Estimated Player Benefits$15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts$2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll$185,483,605
Comp. Balance Tax Space$22,516,395

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