An updated look at the Cubs’ 2019 payroll and luxury tax

An updated look at the Cubs’ 2019 payroll and luxury tax

With last Friday’s exercise of Cole Hamels’ 2019 option for $20 million and the trade of Drew Smyly to the Rangers, the Cubs’ estimated payroll and luxury tax hits look like this: Cubs estimated salaries and tax hits for 2019 As you can see in the table, the estimated total of salaries for