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Starting Pitcher Age: 42 Exp: 10.007 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#18 overall), 1996 College: Tennessee Agent(s): Bo McKinnis
  • Current Contract

    R.A. Dickey signed a 1 year / $8,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $8,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,000,000. In 2017, Dickey will earn a base salary of $7,500,000. Dickey has a cap hit of $7,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Total Salary
    2017 Contract details by year 43 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
    2018 Contract details by year 44 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2016

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $25,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,500,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 40 $12,000,000 $12,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year 41 $12,000,000 $12,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 42 $12,000,000 $12,000,000
    • 2016 Option includes $1 million buyout
    • Donates 1% of annual salary to JaysCare charity
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1996 Player Cash Earnings - $75,000 - $75,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $337,500 - - $337,500
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $372,500 - - $372,500
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - $525,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 $500,000 - $2,750,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 $500,000 - $4,750,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - $5,250,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $49,365,000 $1,075,000 - $50,440,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    $57,365,000 $1,075,000 - $58,440,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how R.A. Dickey ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($7,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #146
    Atlanta Braves: #6
    Starting Pitcher: #51

    Total Cash ($7,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #140
    Starting Pitcher: #49

    Average Annual ($8,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #130
    Starting Pitcher: #42
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP
    2016 TOR 31 29 169.2 168 97 82 63 126 28 10 15 0 4.35 1.361
    2015 TOR 33 33 214.1 195 97 93 61 126 25 11 11 0 3.91 1.194
    2014 TOR 35 34 215.2 191 101 89 74 173 26 14 13 0 3.71 1.229
    2013 TOR 34 34 224.2 208 113 105 71 177 35 14 13 0 4.21 1.242
    2012 NYM 34 33 233.2 192 78 71 54 230 24 20 6 0 2.74 1.053
    2011 NYM 33 32 208.2 202 85 76 54 134 18 8 13 0 3.28 1.227
    2010 NYM 27 26 174.1 165 62 55 42 104 13 11 9 0 2.84 1.187
    2009 MIN 35 1 64.1 74 34 33 30 42 8 1 1 0 4.62 1.617
    2008 SEA 32 14 112.1 124 65 65 51 58 15 5 8 0 5.21 1.558
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 1 yrs, $10,690,588
    • Avg. Salary: $10,690,588
    • MLB Rank: 118
    • SP Rank: 42

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent: 2019
    • Avg. Salary: $12,500,000
    • MLB Rank: 93
    • SP Rank: 32

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare R.A. Dickey to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Bartolo Colon 1 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 42
    Rich Hill 1 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 35
    Colby Lewis 1 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 36
    John Lackey 2 $32,000,000 $16,000,000 37
    Averages 1.3 $12,812,500 $10,250,000 37.5


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Dickey's current age (42), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    1 $11,892,857 $11,892,857


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Dickey statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Innings Pitched per game, Wins/Start, Strikeouts per 9 innings, ERA, WHIP per season

    Player GamesYear IP/G W/S SO ERA WHIP
    Bartolo Colon 2014-2015, NYM 23.67 5.71 0.48 4.14 4.08 1.23
    Rich Hill 2015-2016, OAK 9 5.64 0.56 6.81 2.13 0.96
    Colby Lewis 2014-2015, TEX 21 6 0.44 4.38 4.88 1.37
    John Lackey 2014-2015, CHC 17 6.46 0.43 5.29 3.28 1.22
    Average 17.67 5.95 0.48 5.16 3.59 1.20
    R.A. Dickey 2015-2016 22 5.91 0.33 3.88 4.15 1.28
    % Change 24.50% -0.67% -31.25% -24.81% -15.60% -6.67%
    Median Prime % Change -11.14%
    Average Prime % Change -9.08%


    R.A. Dickey's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    1 years, $10,690,588 10,690,588