St. Louis Cardinals

Service time in years & days (through 2023 season).

Bill DeWitt Jr. Owner
1995 -

  • Bill DeWitt Jr., 1995 -
    • a group led by DeWitt purchased the Cardinals for $150M in 1995.
  • Anheuser-Busch Companies, 1953-1995
    • August A. Busch Jr., chairman of the brewing company, persuaded the board to purchase the club in 1953, paying $2.5M cash and assuming $1.25M in Cardinals’ debt
  • Forbes magazine valued the team at $2.55 billion in March 2024.

CARDINALS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2024 $175,158,567 (11) $                    (   ) $                    (   )
2023 $176,587,308 (15) $                    (   ) $186,465,650 (16)
2022 $154,987,997 (13) $165,364,899 (12) $174,439,667 (13)
2021 $163,542,500 (10) $168,923,070 ( 9) $198,350,234 ( 9)
2020 $  69,461,295 (10) $  69,331,172 (10) $178,369,208 (11)
2019 $162,620,267 ( 7) $178,872,485 ( 7) $197,759,794 ( 7)
2018 $159,698,667 (10) $165,792,867 ( 8) $175,703,458 ( 9)
2017 $148,152,933 (14) $155,235,772 (13) $182,701,709 (10)
2016 $145,553,500 (10) $153,738,117 (10) $178,298,756 ( 8)
2015 $122,066,500 (12) $132,638,936 (12) $146,590,405 (12)
2014 $111,250,000 (14) $121,003,590 (11) $138,533,204 (12)
2013 $116,790,787 (12) $119,642,308 (11) $138,550,976 (10)
2012 $111,858,500 ( 8) $115,449,953 ( 9) $125,811,271 ( 9)
2011 $109,048,000 (10) $113,156,467 (11)
2010 $ 94,220,500 (12) $ 98,354,244 (12)
2009 $ 88,528,409 (13) $102,678,475 (11)
2008 $ 99,624,449 (12) $109,090,046 (11)
2007 $ 90,286,823 (10) $ 99,329,875 (11)
2006 $ 88,891,371 (11) $ 96,115,466 (10)
2005 $ 92,106,833 ( 6) $ 87,368,220 ( 7)
2004 $ 83,228,333 ( 9) $ 92,816,050 ( 8)
2003 $ 83,786,666 ( 8) $101,825,848 ( 7)
2002 $ 74,660,875 (13) $ 76,227,801 (10)
2001 $ 78,538,333 ( 9) $ 76,153,956 (11)
2000 $ 63,900,000 (11) $ 69,111,153 ( 9)
  • Opening Day payrolls compiled by Baseball Prospectus include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on the active 25/26-man roster and injured list. Deferred payments and performance and award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End 40-man roster payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned performance and award bonuses, non-cash compensation, buyouts of unexercised options and cash transactions. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.
  • Year End Competitive Balance Tax payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include average annual value of contracts, earned bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions, buyouts of unexercised options, and health and pension benefits. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

John Mozeliak President, Baseball Operations
2 years (2024-25)

  • 2 years (2024-25)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/13/23
  • 3 years (2021-23)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 11/4/19
  • 2017-20
    • promoted by St. Louis from Senior VP & GM to President of Baseball Operations 6/30/17
  • 2 years (2017-18)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 4/12/14
  • 3 years (2014-16)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/14/13
  • 3 years (2011-13)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 7/14/10
  • 3 years (2008-10)
    • selected as interim GM by St. Louis 10/3/07
    • hired as permanent GM 10/31/07
  • Assistant GM (1/03 – 10/07). Assistant GM & Scouting Director (2003-04). Director, Baseball Operations (2001-02). Scouting Director (1999-2000). Assistant Scouting Director (1998). Assistant, Scouting (1996-97).

Mike Girsch Vice President and General Manager
2023 -

  • 2023 -
    • signed multi-year extension with St. Louis 10/17/22
  • 2 years (2021-22)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 11/4/19
  • 2017-19, plus 2020 club option
    • promoted by St. Louis from Assistant GM to General Manager 6/30/17
    • St. Louis exercised 2020 option 11/4/19
  • Assistant GM (1/7/11 – 6/30/17). Director, Baseball Development (2008-2011). Coordinator, Amateur Scouting (2006-07).
  • Assistant GM Moises Rodriguez
  • Assistant GM & Director, Amateur Scouting Randy Flores
  • Director, Player Development Gary LaRocque

Oliver Marmol Manager
3 years (2022-24)
2 years (2025-26)

  • 2 years (2025-26)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/15/24
  • 3 years (2022-24)
    • hired by St. Louis as manager 10/25/21
  • 2017-21, St. Louis
    • 2017-18: first base coach
    • 2019-21: bench coach
  • 2011-16
    • minor-league coach, manager in St. Louis system
  • former manager Mike Shildt
    • 3 years (2020-22)
      • signed new extension with St. Louis 11/4/19
      • fired by St. Louis 10/14/21
    • 3 years (2018-20)
      • 2018: third base coach
      • selected by St. Louis as interim manager 7/14/18
      • signed extension with St. Louis as permanent manager 8/28/18
  • former manager Mike Matheny
    • 3 years (2018-20)
      • signed extension with St. Louis 11/4/16, fired 7/14/18 with about $5.3M remaining on contract
    • 3 years (2015-17)
      • signed extension with St. Louis 11/20/13
    • 2 years (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
      • hired as manager by St. Louis 11/14/11, replacing Tony La Russa
      • St. Louis exercised 2014 option 2/14/13

 

Nolan Arenado 3b
8 years/$260M (2019-26), plus 2027 extension

  • 8 years/$260M (2019-26)
    • signed extension with Colorado 2/26/19
    • 19:$26M, 20-24:$35M, 25:$32M, 26:$27M
    • Arenado may opt out of contract after 2021 season
    • full no-trade protection
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for MVP ($50,000 for 2nd-5th in vote). $100,000 for Comeback Player of Year. $75,000 each LCS / WS MVP, $50,000 for Silver Slugger. $25,000 each All Star, Gold Glove
    • replaced 1 year, $26M deal signed 1/31/19, avoiding arbitration, $30M-$24M (record 1-year salary for arbitration-eligible player)
    • perks: hotel suite on road trips
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Colorado 2/1/21, with Arenado and both clubs agreeing to the following:
      • Arenado agreed to waive no-trade provision while retaining the right to block all future trades
      • Arenado agreed to defer $20M of his 2021 salary, paid with 2% interest in 10 equal installments each July 1, 2022-31
      • Arenado agreed to defer $6M annually in 2022-26 salaries, paid with no interest in 10 installments of $3M each July 1, 2032-41
      • Arenado retained his right to opt out of his contract after the 2021 season and also received the right to opt out of the contract after the 2022 season
      • St. Louis added one guaranteed year to Arenado’s contract at a salary of $15M for 2027
      • Colorado agreed to pay up to $51M, including:
        • guaranteed payments: $14,429,500 in 2021 (toward 2021 salary), $16M in 2023 (toward deferral of 2022 salary)
        • conditional payments (if Arenado does not exercise right to opt out): $5,570,500 in 2022 and $5M each in 2024-26
  • 2 years/$29.5M (2017-18)
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • 17:$11.75M, 18:$17.75M
  • 1 year/$5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 4/28/13
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (2-59) (El Toro HS, Lake Forest, Calif.)
  • $625,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 10.155

Paul Goldschmidt 1b
5 years/$130M (2020-24)

  • 5 years/$130M (2020-24)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/23/19
    • $20M signing bonus ($2.25M installments each 1/15 and 7/15 in 2020, 2021, 2023 and 2024. $1M each 1/15 and 7/15 in 2022.)
    • 20-24:$22M annually
    • award bonuses: $1.5M for MVP ($1M for second in vote, $500,000 for third, $250,000 for fourth or fifth, $100,000 for sixth-10th). $250,000 each All Star, Gold Glove. $150,000 for WS MVP. $100,000 for LCS MVP. $50,000 each for Silver Slugger, LDS MVP
    • full no-trade protection
    • at signing, largest contract in Cardinals club history
  • 5 years/$32M (2014-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Arizona 3/29/13
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 14:$1M, 15:$3M, 16:$5.75M, 17:$8.75M, 18:$11M, 19:$14.5M club option ($2M buyout)
    • assignment bonus: $1M if traded
    • Arizona exercised 2019 option 10/29/18
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Arizona 12/5/18
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$482,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/1/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (8-246) (Texas State)
  • $95,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 12.059

Willson Contreras c
5 years/$87.5M (2023-27), plus 2028 option

  • 5 years/$87.5 (2023-27), plus 2028 club option
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/7/22
    • 23:$10M, 24:$18M, 25:$18M, 26:$18M, 27:$18.5M, 28:$17.5M club option ($5M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $250,000 for top 3 finish in MVP vote. $50,000 each for Gold Glove, WS MVP, LCS MVP, All Star election or selection. $25,000 for Silver Slugger
    • full no-trade protection for 2023-26
    • limited no-trade protection after 2026 allowing Contreras to block deals to 10 clubs annually
    • perks: hotel suite on road
  • 1 year/$9.625M (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 6/9/22 (avoided arbitration, $10.25M-$9M)
  • 1 year/$6.65M (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$684,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
  • 1 year/$604,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$554,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 2009 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 7.108

Miles Mikolas rhp
3 years/$55.75M (2023-25)

  • 3 years/$55.75M (2023-25)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/24/23, replacing final season of previous contract
    • $5M signing bonus, paid 7/1/23
    • 23:$18.75M, 24:$16M, 25:$16M
    • award bonuses: $250,000 for Cy Young. $150,000 for WS MVP. $100,000 for LCS MVP. $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove
  • 4 years/$68M (2020-23)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/26/19
    • $5M signing bonus, paid $1M at signing, $1M each 1/15, 2020-23
    • 20-23:$15.75M annually
    • annual salaries increase $500,000 each with 200 innings in 2019
    • full no-trade protection
  • 2 years/$15.5M (2018-19)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/5/17
    • 18:$7.5M, 19:$8M
    • 2019 salary may increase based on 2018 innings pitched (increased by $1M to $9M)
  • 2015-17
    • Yomiuri of Japan
  • 1 year/$502,301 (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
    • Texas sold rights to Yomiuri Giants 11/14
  • 1 year/$492,800 (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by San Diego 11/20/13
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Pittsburgh 12/30/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 5/5/12
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (7-204) (Nova Southeastern, Fla.)
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 7.037

Steven Matz lhp
4 years/$44M (2022-25)

  • 4 years/$44M (2022-25)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/29/21
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 22:$8M, 23:$10M, 24:$12M, 25:$12M
    • annual performance bonuses: $200,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170 innings pitched
    • award bonuses: $25,000 for LCS MVP. $50,000 each for All Star, World Series MVP, Cy Young ($25,000 for second-fifth in CY vote)
  • 1 year/$562,250 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$5.2M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Mets 1/27/21
  • 1 year/$5M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.625M (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$577,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year/$562,250 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$515,750 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • drafted by NY Mets 2009 (2-72) (Melville HS, East Setauket, NY)
  • $895,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Icon Sports
  • ML service: 8.099

Kyle Gibson rhp
1 year/$13M (2024), plus 2025 option

  • 1 year/$13M (2024), plus 2025 club option
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/21/23
    • 24:$12M, 25:$12M club option ($1M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $500,000 for 175 innings pitched
    • assignment bonus: $1M if traded
    • perks: hotel suite on road
  • 1 year/$10M (2023)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/4/22
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star election or selection
    • assignment bonus: $150,000 with trade, paid by receiving club
  • 3 years/$28M (2020-22)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/6/19
    • $2M signing bonus (paid 1/20 and 1/21)
    • 20:$10M, 21:$9M, 22:$7M
    • annual performance bonus: $500,000 for 180 innings pitched
    • annual roster bonus: $1M for 150 days on active roster
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Texas 7/30/21 (Rangers pay undisclosed portion of money remaining on contract)
  • 1 year/$8.125M (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2018)
    • lost arbitration with Minnesota 2/15/18 ($4.55M-$4.2M)
  • 1 year/$2.9M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$587,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$537,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$502,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • drafted by Minnesota 2009 (1-22) (Missouri)
  • signed 8/17/09, $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Rowley Sports
  • ML service: 10.039

Sonny Gray rhp
3 years/$75M (2024-26), plus 2027 option

  • 3 years/$75M (2024-26), plus 2027 club option
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/27/23
    • 24:$10M, 25:$25M, 26:$35M, 27:$30M club option ($5M buyout, paid each Jan. 15, 2027-31)
    • if club exercises 2027 option, Gray may opt out of contract and elect free agency)
    • perks: hotel suite on road
    • full no-trade protection
  • 3 years/$30.5M (2020-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 1/21/19 as condition of trade from NY Yankees
    • $500,000 signing bonus
    • 20:$10M, 21:$10M, 22:$10M, 23:$12M club option
    • annual performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 150, 160, 170, 180, 190 innings pitched
    • award bonuses
    • assignment bonus: $1M with each trade
    • 2020-23 salaries increase $2M for each first-place finish in Cy Young vote, $1M for each second- or third-place Cy Young finish, $750,000 for each fourth- or fifth-place Cy Young finish, $500,000 for each sixth- through 10th-place Cy Young finish (met, 2019)
    • 2020-23 salaries increase $2M for each first-place finish in MVP vote, $1M for each second- or third-place MVP finish, $750,000 for each fourth- or fifth-place MVP finish, $200,000 for each All Star selection (met, 2019)
    • 2023 option increases $100,000 for each 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 200 innings pitched in 2022
    • 2020-23 salaries increased $700,000 each for 2019 All Star selection and seventh-place finish in 2019 Cy Young vote
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Cincinnati 3/13/22
    • Minnesota exercised 2023 option at $12.7M 11/7/22
    • Minnesota made $20.325M Qualifying Offer 11/6/23
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.575M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Oakland 7/31/17 with $1,211,202 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$527,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year/$502,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/11/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (1-18) (Vanderbilt)
  • $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Bo McKinnis
  • ML service: 10.061

Lance Lynn rhp
1 year/$11M (2024), plus 2025 option

  • 1 year/$11M (2024), plus 2025 club option
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/20/23
    • 24:$10M, 25:$12M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2024 performance bonuses: $1M each for 170, 190 innings
    • 2025 option increases $1M each for 170, 190 innings in 2024
    • assignment bonus: $1M with trade
    • perks: hotel suite on road
  • 2 years/$38M (2022-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 7/17/21
    • 22:$18.5M, 23:$18.5M, 24:$18M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses for top 3 finish in Cy Young vote
    • limited no-trade protection allowing Lynn to block deals to 10 clubs annually, including LA Dodgers (waived)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/28/23 with $6,465,054 remaining in 2023 salary
    • LA Dodgers declined 2024 option 11/3/23
  • 3 years/$30M (2019-21)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/18/18
    • $4M signing bonus ($3M paid in 2019, $1M in 2020)
    • 19:$8M, 20:$10M, 21:$8M
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Texas 12/8/20
  • 1 year/$12M (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 3/12/18
    • performance bonuses: $1M each for 170, 180 innings pitched
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Minnesota 7/30/18 with $4M remaining on contract (Twins pay Yankees $2M as part of the deal)
  • 3 years/$22M (2015-17)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from St. Louis 11/6/17
    • 15:$7M, 16:$7.5M, 17:$7.5M
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 25, 27, 29, 31 starts
    • 2017 performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 25, 27, 29, 31 starts
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year/$513,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year/$482,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 6/2/11
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • drafted by St. Louis 2008 (1s-39) (Mississippi)
  • signed 6/08, $938,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Headline Sports Group
  • ML service: 12.119

Tommy Edman 2b
2 years/$16.5M (2024-25)

  • 2 years/$16.5M (2024-25)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 1/22/24 (avoided arbitration, $6.95M-$6.5M)
    • 24:$7M, 25:$9.5M
    • award bonuses: $250,000 for top five finish in MVP vote. $150,000 for World Series MVP. $100,000 each for LCS MVP, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, Platinum Glove
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$722,900 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$596,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$581,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/8/19
  • drafted by St. Louis 2016 (6-196) (Stanford)
  • $236,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Weisz Sports
  • ML service: 4.114

Giovanny Gallegos rhp
2 years/$11M (2023-24), plus 2025 club option

  • 2 years/$11M (2023-24), plus 2025 club option
    • signed extension with St. Louis 10/3/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • $500,000 signing bonus
    • 23:$4.5M, 24:$5.5M, 25:$6.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • 2025 option increases based on 2024 games finished: $500,000 each for 20, 26, 31 GF. $1M each for 36, 41 GF
    • award bonuses: $250,000 for Hoffman/Rivera reliever of the year. $50,000 each for All Star, WS MVP. $25,000 for LCS MVP
  • 1 year/$2.41M (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$594,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$582,400 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • 1 year/$549,975 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18 ($144,811 in minors)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from NY Yankees 7/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/6/11 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 5.085

Matt Carpenter dh-1b
2 years/$12M (2023-24)

  • 2 years/$12M (2023-24)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/20/22
    • $3M signing bonus, paid in three installments during 2023
    • 23:$3.5M, 24:$5.5M player option
    • price of 2024 player option increases by amount of performance bonuses earned in 2023
    • annual performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $500,000 each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500, 550 PAs
    • Carpenter exercised 2024 player option 11/3/23
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 12/15/23, with Padres paying Braves $1.5M as part of the deal
    • released by Atlanta 12/18/23
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/19/24 (Cardinals pay 2024 Major League minimum, $740,000, with Braves responsible for the balance of Carpenter’s 2024 salary, less cash from Padres)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 3/18/22 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2M in majors
    • released by Texas 5/19/22
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 5/26/22
  • 2 years/$39M (2020-21), plus 2022 option
    • signed extension with St. Louis 4/10/19
    • 20:$18.5M, 21:$18.5M, 22:$18.5M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 2022 option guaranteed with 1,100 plate appearances in 2020-21 combined, including 550 PA in 2021
    • no-trade protection, 2020-22
    • St. Louis declined 2022 option 11/4/21
  • 6 years/$52M (2014-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/8/14
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 14:$1M, 15:$3.5M, 16:$6.25M, 17:$9.75M, 18:$13.5M, 19:$14.5M, 20:$18.5M club option ($2M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$504,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
    • award bonuses, including $10,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 6/3/11
  • drafted by St. Louis 2009 (13-399) (TCU)
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Select Sports Group
  • ML service: 11.145

Keynan Middleton rhp
1 year/$6M (2024), plus 2025 option

  • 1 year/$6M (2024), plus 2025 club option
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 2/3/24
    • 24:$5M, 25:$6M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/16/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/10/23
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/1/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/13/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 4/29/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 11/3/22 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$800,000 (2021)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/16/20
    • performance bonuses: $12,500 each for 30, 40, 50, 60 games
    • DFA by Seattle 8/26/21, sent outright to Triple-A 8/28/21
    • elected free agency 10/21
  • 1 year/$800,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/19
  • 1 year/$551,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 11/18/16
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/17
  • drafted by LA Angels 2013 (3-95) (Lane CC, Ore.)
  • $450,000 signing bonus ($541,000 slot)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.023

Ryan Helsley rhp
1 year/$3.8M (2024)

  • 1 year/$3.8M (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.15M (2023)
    • lost arbitration with St. Louis 2/16/23 ($3M-$2.15M)
  • 1 year/$722,450 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$582,300 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$569,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/18
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • drafted by St. Louis 2015 (5-161) (Northeastern State, Okla.)
  • $225,000 signing bonus ($316,500 slot)
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 4.105

Andrew Kittredge rhp
1 year/$2.63M (2024)

  • 1 year/$2.63M (2024)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Tampa Bay 1/5/24
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.075M (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.85M (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/8/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $750,000 in majors)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 3/27/21
  • 1 year/$571,200 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 10/30/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/18/19
  • 1 year/$548,100 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/16/17
  • signed by Tampa Bay as an amateur free agent 8/21/11 (Washington)
  • ML service: 5.070

Dylan Carlson of
1 year/$2.35M (2024)

  • 1 year/$2.35M (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$742,400 (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • 1 year/$703,800 (2022)
    • renewed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$577,100 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/15/20
  • drafted by St. Louis 2016 (1s-33) (Elk Grove HS, Calif.)
  • $1.35M signing bonus ($1.9095M slot)
  • agent: ALIGND
  • ML service: 3.104

Brandon Crawford ss
1 year/$2M (2024)

  • 1 year/$2M (2024)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 2/27/24
  • 2 years/$32M (2022-23)
    • signed extension with San Francisco 8/13/21
    • 22:$16M, 23:$16M
  • 6 years/$75M (2016-21)
    • signed extension with San Francisco 11/17/15
    • $1.2M signing bonus
    • 16:$5.8M, 17:$8M, 18-21:$15M annually
    • full no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$3.175M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/27/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.95M-$2.4M)
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/14
  • 1 year/$530,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
  • 1 year/$481,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 5/26/11
  • drafted by San Francisco 2008 (4-117) (UCLA)
  • $375,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 12.094

John King lhp
1 year/$1.005M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1.005M (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Texas 7/30/23
  • 1 year/$714,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year/$572,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/4/20
  • drafted by Texas 2017 (10-314) (Houston)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($131,300 slot)
  • ML service: 2.148

JoJo Romero lhp
1 year/$860,000 (2024)

  • 1 year/$860,000 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • 1 year/$703,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/22
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Philadelphia 7/30/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/20
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2016 (4-107) (Yavapai JC, Ariz.)
  • $800,000 signing bonus ($557,600 slot)
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 3.045

Lars Nootbaar lf
1 year/$761,000 (2024)

  • 1 year/$761,000 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year/$732,400 (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • 1 year/$705,200 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/22/21
  • drafted by St. Louis 2018 (8-243) (USC)
  • $150,000 signing bonus ($163,100 slot)
  • ML service: 2.076

Brendan Donovan 2b
1 year/$757,200 (2024)

  • 1 year/$757,200 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year/$728,600 (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/19/21
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • drafted by St. Louis 2018 (7-213) (South Alabama)
  • $200,300 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.000

Andre Pallante rhp
1 year/$756,900 (2024)

  • 1 year/$756,900 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year/$728,600 (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 4/5/22
  • drafted by St. Louis 2019 (4-125) (UC Irivine)
  • $455,600 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.166

Nolan Gorman dh-2b
1 year/$755,550 (2024)

  • 1 year/$755,550 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year/$726,950 (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/20/22
  • drafted by St. Louis 2018 (1-19) (Sandra Day O’Connor HS, Phoenix)
  • $3,231,700 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.139

Zack Thompson lhp
1 year/$750,850 (2024)

  • 1 year/$750,850 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year/$725,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/3/22
  • drafted by St. Louis 2019 (1-19) (Kentucky)
  • $3M signing bonus ($3.359M slot)
  • ML service: 1.045

Alec Burleson of
1 year/$750,050 (2024)

  • 1 year/$750,050 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year/$721,450 (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 9/7/22
  • drafted by St. Louis 2020 (2s-70) (East Lincoln HS, Denver, N.C.)
  • $700,000 signing bonus ($906,800 slot)
  • ML service: 1.029

Jordan Walker rf
1 year/$747,450 (2024)

  • 1 year/$747,450 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year/$720,000 (2023)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 3/30/23
  • drafted by St. Louis 2020 (1-21) (Decatur HS, Ga.)
  • $2.9M signing bonus ($3,132,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.149

Matthew Liberatore lhp
1 year/$747,200 (2024)

  • 1 year/$747,200 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/21/22
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Tampa Bay 1/9/20
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2018 (1-16) (Mountain Ridge HS, Glendale, Ari.)
  • $3,497,500 signing bonus ($3,603,500 slot)
  • ML service: 0.144

Iván Herrera c
1 year/$743,150 (2024)

  • 1 year/$743,150 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/20
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • signed by St. Louis 7/7/16 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.063

Masyn Winn ss
1 year/$742,250 (2024)

  • 1 year/$742,250 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/18/23
  • drafted by St. Louis 2020 (2-54) (Kingwood HS, Texas)
  • $2.1M signing bonus ($1,338,500 slot)
  • ML service: 0.045

Drew Rom lhp
1 year/$742,200 (2024)

  • 1 year/$742,200 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/13/22
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Baltimore 8/1/23
  • drafted by Baltimore 2018 (4-115) (Highlands HS, Fort Thomas, Ky.)
  • $650,000 signing bonus ($483,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.044

Michael Siani of
1 year/$741,650 (2024)

  • 1 year/$741,650 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/23
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 9/2/23 after being DFA by Cincinnati 8/29/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/22/22
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2018 (4-109) (Penn Charter HS, Philadelphia)
  • $2M signing bonus ($512,800 slot)
  • ML service: 0.033

Riley O’Brien rhp
1 year/$740,450 (2024)

  • 1 year/$740,450 (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Seattle 11/6/23
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/6/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/22
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Cincinnati 4/16/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/20
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Tampa Bay 8/28/20
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2017 (8-229) (Idaho)
  • $7,500 signing bonus ($170,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.003

Ryan Fernandez rhp
1 year/$740,000 (2024)

  • 1 year/$740,000 (2024)
    • selected by St. Louis from Boston in Rule 5 draft 12/6/23
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • drafted by Boston 2018 (23-700) (Hillsborough CC, Fla.)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Victor Scott II cf
1 year/$740,000 (2024)

  • 1 year/$740,000 (2024)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 3/26/24
  • drafted by St. Louis 2022 (5-157) (West Virginia)
  • $350,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.045

Luken Baker 1b
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/4/23
  • drafted by St. Louis 2018 (2s-75) (TCU)
  • $800,000 signing bonus ($799,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.081

José Fermín ss
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Cleveland 11/9/22
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • signed by Cleveland 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $500,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.070

Kolton Ingram lhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • claimed by Detroit off waivers 2/5/24 after being DFA by LA Angels 1/29/24
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 2/25/24 after being DFA by Detroit 2/20/24
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/24
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 4/24/24 after being DFA by NY Mets 4/20/24
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 5/10/24 after being DFA by Texas 5/8/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 11/13/22
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/23
  • drafted by LA Angels 2019 (37-1,102) (Columbus State, Ga.)
  • $1,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.041

Adam Kloffenstein rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/14/23
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 7/30/23
  • drafted by Toronto 2018 (3-88) (Magnolia HS, Magnolia, Texas)
  • $2.45M signing bonus ($652,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Kyle Leahy rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 4/30/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/6/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 10/26/23
  • drafted by St. Louis 2018 (17-513) (Colorado Mesa)
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.017

Pedro Pagés c
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/14/23
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • drafted by St. Louis 2019 (6-185) (Florida Atlantic)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($261,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Alfonso Rivas III 1b
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 1/29/24 after being DFA by LA Angels 1/23/24
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • released 1/6/23 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 12/22/22
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/12/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 6/2/23
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from San Diego 8/1/23
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Pittsburgh 11/2/23
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 12/22/23 after being DFA by Cleveland 12/15/23
  • 1 year/$701,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/28/21
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 1/13/20
  • drafted by Oakland 2018 (4-113) (Arizona)
  • $446,500 signing bonus ($493,000 slot)
  • ML service: 1.096

Sem Robberse rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/14/23
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 7/30/23
  • signed by Toronto 7/24/19 as an amateur free agent from the Netherlands
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Nick Robertson rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 6/6/23
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 7/25/23
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Boston 12/8/23
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2019 (7-221) (James Madison)
  • $177,500 signing bonus ($195,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.063

Chris Roycroft rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/6/24
  • signed by St. Louis as an amateur free agent 6/29/22 (Aurora University)
  • ML service: 0.000

 

Minor-league contracts

Joshua Baez of
2023

  • drafted by St. Louis 2021 (2-54) (Dexter Southfield HS, Brookline, Mass.)
  • $2.25M signing bonus ($1,338,500 slot)
  • ML service:

Chase Davis of
2023

  • drafted by St. Louis 2023 (1-21) (Arizona)
  • $3,618,200 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Moisés Gómez of
2024

  • 2024
    • DFA by St. Louis 1/29/24, sent outright to Triple-A 2/3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/7/22
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/5/21 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Tampa Bay 10/22/21
  • signed by Tampa Bay 4/28/15 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Gordon Graceffo rhp
2023

  • drafted by St. Louis 2021 (5-151) (Villanova)
  • $300,000 signing bonus ($353,700 slot)
  • ML service:

Tink Hence rhp
2023

  • drafted by St. Louis 2020 (2s-63) (Watson Chapel HS, Pine Bluff, Ark.)
  • $1.115M signing bonus ($1,076,300 slot)
  • ML service:

Cooper Hjerpe lhp
2023

  • drafted by St. Louis 2022 (1-22) (Oregon State)
  • $3,182,200 signing bonus (slot)
  • ML service:

Casey Lawrence rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/6/23 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Toronto 7/19/23 (Lawrence exercised right to opt out of contract)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 7/19/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/15/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 10/26/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/29/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/4/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/9/22 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 5/19/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/28/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Hiroshima Carp of Japan 12/18
  • 1 year/$546,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 12/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/8/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 5/11/17 after being DFA by Toronto 5/8/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 10/31/17
  • signed by Toronto 6/15/10 as an amateur free agent (Albright College, Pa.)
  • ML service: 1.064

Irving Lopez 2b
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 9/22/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 10/26/23
  • drafted by St. Louis 2017 (19-574) (Florida International)
  • $3,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.010

Michael McGreevy rhp
2023

  • drafted by St. Louis 2021 (1-18) (UC Santa Barbara)
  • $2.75M signing bonus ($3,481,300 slot)
  • ML service:

Jonathan Mejia ss
2023

  • signed by St. Louis 1/15/22 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • signing bonus of about $2M
  • ML service:

Packy Naughton lhp
1 year/$728,750 (2023)

  • 1 year/$728,750 (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/14/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 3/21/22 after being DFA by LA Angels 3/18/22
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/4/21
  • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Cincinnati 8/31/20
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2017 (9-257) (Virginia Tech)
  • $137,500 signing bonus ($147,400 slot)
  • ML service: 2.003

Kramer Robertson 2b-ss
2023

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/11/22
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from St. Louis 6/5/22
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Atlanta 6/27/22
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 8/5/22 after being DFA by NY Mets 8/3/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/2/22
  • drafted by St. Louis 2017 (4-124) (LSU)
  • $150,000 signing bonus ($424,800 slot)
  • ML service: 0.006 (through 2022)

Connor Thomas lhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/15/22
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/23
    • DFA by St. Louis 11/14/23, sent outright to Triple-A 11/16/23
  • drafted by St. Louis 2019 (5-155) (Georgia Tech)
  • $340,000 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Kodi Whitley rhp
2023

  • 1 year/$714,350 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/2/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/23/20
  • drafted by St. Louis 2017 (27-814) (Mount Olive)
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.157 (through 2022)

Jared Young 1b-of
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/24
    • DFA by St. Louis 3/27/24, sent outright to Triple-A 3/30/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/27/23
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 11/6/23 after being sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/2/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/14/22
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2017 (15-465) (Old Dominion)
  • ML service: 0.061