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Designated Hitter Age: 29 Exp: 5.085 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2008 College: Vanderbilt Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Pedro Alvarez signed a 1 year / $5,750,000 contract with the Baltimore Orioles, including $5,750,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,750,000. In , Alvarez will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of . Alvarez has a cap hit of while his dead money value is .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,750,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 29 $5,750,000 $200,000 $5,950,000
    2017 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Plate Appearance Bonus
      $200,000 each for 350, 400, 450, and 550 
      $250,000 for 600 

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,750,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 28 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 $6,000,000 - $6,400,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - - $550,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - $700,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - $700,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 - - $4,250,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,750,000 - $200,000 $5,950,000
    Est. Earnings (8 seasons) $18,600,000 $6,000,000 $200,000 $24,800,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Pedro Alvarez ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2016 BAL 109 91 337 43 84 20 0 22 49 37 1 97 .249 .322 .504 .826
    2015 PIT 150 124 437 60 106 18 0 27 77 48 2 131 .243 .318 .469 .787
    2014 PIT 122 103 398 46 92 13 1 18 56 45 8 113 .231 .312 .405 .717
    2013 PIT 152 149 557 70 130 22 2 36 100 48 2 186 .233 .297 .474 .771
    2012 PIT 149 144 525 64 128 25 1 30 85 57 1 180 .244 .317 .467 .784
    2011 PIT 74 62 235 18 45 9 1 4 19 24 1 80 .191 .272 .289 .561
    2010 PIT 95 94 347 42 89 21 1 16 64 37 0 119 .256 .326 .461 .787
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 3 yrs, $31,497,325
    • Avg. Salary: $10,499,108
    • MLB Rank: 121
    • DH Rank: 7

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent: 2017
    • Avg. Salary: $5,750,000
    • MLB Rank: 217
    • DH Rank: 9

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Evan Gattis 1 $3,400,000 $3,400,000 29
    Kendrys Morales 2 $17,000,000 $8,500,000 31
    Billy Butler 3 $30,000,000 $10,000,000 28
    Nelson Cruz 4 $57,000,000 $14,250,000 34
    Averages 2.5 $26,850,000 $10,740,000 30.5


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Alvarez's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $35,540,000 $11,846,667


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Alvarez statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Hits per game, RBIs per game, On-Base Plus Slugging, Strikeouts per game, Home Runs per game

    Player AtBats H RBI OPS K HR
    Evan Gattis 2014-2015, HOU 3.59 0.9 0.53 0.762 0.83 0.18
    Kendrys Morales 2013-2014, KC 3.81 0.97 0.48 0.719 0.72 0.12
    Billy Butler 2013-2014, OAK 3.6 1.01 0.48 0.743 0.62 0.07
    Nelson Cruz 2013-2014, SEA 3.83 1.04 0.7 0.852 0.92 0.25
    Average 3.71 0.98 0.55 0.77 0.77 0.16
    Pedro Alvarez 2016-2016 3.09 0.77 0.45 0.826 0.89 0.2
    % Change -16.71% -21.43% -18.18% 7.27% -15.58% 25.00%
    Median Prime % Change -16.15%
    Average Prime % Change -6.61%


    Pedro Alvarez'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
    3 years, $31,497,325 10,499,108