Breaking down the Phillies' 2014 payroll

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Phillies pitchers Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels. (Matt Slocum/AP)

The Phillies have 17 players under contract for a total of $158.83 million in 2014. The rest of the 25-man roster will likely be made up of pre-arbitration eligible players (like Domonic Brown and Cody Asche) or non-roster players that make the club out of camp (Bobby Abreu).

Here is a list of most of the candidates for the Opening Day roster, which has to be trimmed down to 25, and their 2014 salaries. The salaries of pre-arbitration players (generally in the $500,000 range) between will be determined at some point in the next 8 weeks, when the Phillies renew their contracts. 

Infielders

Ryan Howard - $25 million
Chase Utley - $15 million
Jimmy Rollins - $11 million
Cody Asche - pre-arbitration
Kevin Frandsen - $900,000
Freddy Galvis - pre-arbitration
Reid Brignac  - non-roster player
Ronny Cedeno - non-roster player

Outfielders

Domonic Brown - pre-arbitration
Ben Revere - $1.95 million
Marlon Byrd - $8 million
Darin Ruf - pre-arbitration Bobby Abreu - non-roster player (earns $800,00 if on MLB roster)
John Mayberry Jr. - $1.59 million
Tony Gwynn Jr. - non-roster player

Catchers

Carlos Ruiz - $8.5 million
Wil Nieves - $1.12 million

Pitchers

Cole Hamels - $22.5 million
Cliff Lee - $25 million
Kyle Kendrick - $7.67 million
Roberto Hernandez - $4.5 million
Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez  - $4 million
Jonathan Pettibone - pre-arbitration
Jonathan Papelbon - $13 million
Mike Adams - $7 million
Antonio Bastardo - $2 million
Chad Gaudin - non-roster player
Jake Diekman - pre-arbitration
Justin DeFratus - pre-arbitration
Phillippe Aumont - pre-arbitration
B.J. Rosenberg - pre-arbitration
Jeremy Horst - pre-arbitration

 

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