J.J. Hardy

Shortstop Age: 32 Exp: 9.164 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#56 overall), 2001 Agent(s): LSW Baseball
  • Current Contract

    J.J. Hardy signed a 3 year / $40,000,000 contract with the Baltimore Orioles, including an annual average salary of $13,333,333. In 2015, Hardy will earn a base salary of $11,500,000. Hardy has a cap hit of $11,500,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $40,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,333,333
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year $11,500,000 $11,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year $14,000,000 $14,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year $14,000,000 $14,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 125,135 Games Started: $350,000
    • 2018 Club Option contains a $2 million buyout
    • 2018 Option Vests:
      600 PA in 2017
      1,150 PA over 2016-17 
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2014

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $22,250,000
    Signing Bonus $1,250,000
    Average Salary $7,416,667
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year $7,000,000 $416,667 $7,416,667
    2013 Contract details by year $7,000,000 $416,667 $7,416,667
    2014 Contract details by year $7,000,000 $416,667 $7,416,667
    •  2013, 2014 salaries both increase by $0.5M with All-Star, Silver Slugger or top 10 in MVP vote in 2012
    •  2014 salary increases by $1M with All-Star, Silver Slugger or top 10 in MVP vote in 2012 and 2013
    •  Limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs)
    •  $0.25M assignment bonus if traded
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $735,000 - - $735,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 - - $316,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $355,000 - - $355,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $2,650,000 - - $2,650,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $4,650,000 - - $4,650,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $5,100,000 - - $5,100,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $5,850,000 - - $5,850,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 $1,250,000 - $8,250,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,500,000 - - $11,500,000
    Est. Earnings (12 seasons) $52,556,000 $1,250,000 - $53,806,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how J.J. Hardy ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($11,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #98
    American: #54
    American East: #25
    Baltimore Orioles: #4
    Shortstop: #6

    Total Cash ($11,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #97
    Shortstop: #6

    Average Annual ($13,333,333) Rank
    MLB: #71
    Shortstop: #5