Clay Buchholz

Starting Pitcher Age: 31 Exp: 6.059 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#42 overall), 2005 College: McNeese State Agent(s): John Courtright (Relativity Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Clay Buchholz signed a 4 year / $29,945,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, and an annual average salary of $7,486,250. In 2015, Buchholz will earn a base salary of $12,000,000. Buchholz has a cap hit of $12,250,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $29,945,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $7,486,250
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year 28 $3,500,000 $250,000 - $3,750,000
    2013 Contract details by year 29 $5,500,000 $250,000 $50,000 $5,800,000
    2014 Contract details by year 30 $7,700,000 $250,000 - $7,950,000
    2015 Contract details by year 31 $12,000,000 $250,000 - $12,250,000
    2016 32 $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2017 33 $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2018 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2016-2017 options includes $500k buyout
    • All Star: $50,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $555,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $555,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2011 Contract details by year 27 $555,000 $555,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 - - $800,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $91,366 - - $91,366
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $396,000 - - $396,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $413,500 - - $413,500
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $443,000 - - $443,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - $555,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $1,000,000 - $4,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - $50,000 $5,550,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,700,000 - - $7,700,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $31,398,866 $1,000,000 $50,000 $32,448,866
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Clay Buchholz ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($12,250,000) Rank
    MLB: #69
    Boston Red Sox: #6
    Starting Pitcher: #24

    Total Cash ($12,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #71
    Starting Pitcher: #25

    Average Annual ($7,486,250) Rank
    MLB: #172
    Starting Pitcher: #57
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2015 BOS 18 18 113.1 114 48 41 23 107 6 7 7 0 3.27
    2014 BOS 28 28 170.1 182 108 101 54 132 17 8 11 0 5.35
    2013 BOS 16 16 108.1 75 23 21 36 96 4 12 1 0 1.75
    2012 BOS 29 29 189.1 187 104 96 64 129 25 11 8 0 4.57
    2011 BOS 14 14 82.2 76 34 32 31 60 10 6 3 0 3.47
    2010 BOS 28 28 173.2 142 55 45 67 120 9 17 7 0 2.33
    2009 BOS 17 16 92. 91 44 43 36 68 13 7 4 0 4.21
    2008 BOS 16 15 76. 93 63 57 41 72 11 2 9 0 6.75

    Valuation

    Trending Up

    • Previous Rating: -11.28
    • Current Salary: $12,250,000

    Production Points

    • Season Total: 98.83
    • Points/Game: 5.49

    Current TVS Rankings

    946 MLB
    469 Pitching
    33 Boston Red Sox