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Starting Pitcher Age: 37 Exp: 13.095 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#68 overall), 1999 College: Grayson County CC, Texas Agent(s): Steve Hilliard (Octagon)
  • Current Contract

    John Lackey signed a 2 year / $32,000,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $32,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $16,000,000. In 2016, Lackey will earn a base salary of $16,000,000. Lackey has a cap hit of $16,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $32,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 37 $16,000,000 $16,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 38 $16,000,000 $16,000,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,250,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 35 $10,250,000 $10,250,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $315,000 - - $315,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 - - $375,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $440,000 - - $440,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $3,010,000 $1,000,000 - $4,010,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - $125,000 $5,625,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 $3,500,000 - $21,500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $15,250,000 - - $15,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $15,250,000 - - $15,250,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $15,250,000 - - $15,250,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $15,250,000 - $500,000 $15,750,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,250,000 - - $10,250,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $507,500 - - $507,500
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    Est. Earnings (14 seasons) $132,397,500 $4,500,000 $625,000 $137,522,500
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    $148,397,500 $4,500,000 $625,000 $153,522,500
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how John Lackey ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($16,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #53
    Chicago Cubs: #3
    Starting Pitcher: #20

    Total Cash ($16,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #51
    Starting Pitcher: #19

    Average Annual ($16,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #56
    Starting Pitcher: #21
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP
    2016 CHC 28 28 183.1 141 73 69 50 177 23 10 8 0 3.39 1.042
    2015 STL 33 33 218. 212 71 67 53 175 21 13 10 0 2.77 1.216
    2014 STL 31 31 198. 206 94 84 47 164 24 14 10 0 3.82 1.278
    2013 BOS 29 29 189.1 179 80 74 40 161 26 10 13 0 3.52 1.157
    2011 BOS 28 28 160. 203 119 114 56 108 20 12 12 0 6.41 1.619
    2010 BOS 34 33 215. 233 114 105 72 156 18 14 11 0 4.40 1.419
    2009 LAA 27 27 176.1 177 84 75 47 139 17 11 8 0 3.83 1.27
    2008 LAA 24 24 163.1 160 71 68 40 130 26 12 5 0 3.75 1.224
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 2 yrs, $0
    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 1,655

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2018
    • Avg. Salary: $16,000,000
    • MLB Rank: 56

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
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    Averages 0 $0 $0 0


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Lackey's current age (37), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    2 $0 $0


    Statistical Comparisons

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

    Player GS IP/G W/S SO ERA WHIP
    -2--1, 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
    -2--1, 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
    -2--1, 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
    -2--1, 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
    Average 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
    John Lackey 2014-2015 32.00 6.5 0.42 5.3 3.27 1.25
    % Change 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Median Prime % Change 0.00%
    Average Prime % Change 0.00%


    John Lackey'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
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