Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher Age: 25 Exp: 4.061 Years
Arbitration: 2014-2016 Drafted: Round 1 (#13 overall), 2010 College: Florida Gulf Coast Agent(s): B.B. Abbott (Jet Sports Management)
  • Current Contract

    Chris Sale signed a 5 year / $32,500,000 contract with the Chicago White Sox, including $32,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6,500,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $32,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,500,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year $850,000 $15,000 $865,000
    2014 Contract details by year $3,500,000 $15,000 $3,515,000
    2015 Contract details by year $6,000,000 - $6,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year $9,150,000 - $9,150,000
    2017 Contract details by year $12,000,000 - $12,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year $12,500,000 - $12,500,000
    2019 Contract details by year $13,500,000 - $13,500,000
    2020 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2018-19 Club Options include $1 million buyout
    • 2019 option increases $2.5M with a Cy Young in 2013-18 or $1.5M with a 2nd,3rd place finish in Cy Young vote in 2013-18
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year $500,000 $500,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings - $1,656,000 - $1,656,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $425,000 - - $425,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 - $15,000 $865,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $1,656,000 $15,000 $3,515,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $1,656,000 - $6,000,000
    Est. Earnings $11,275,000 $4,968,000 $30,000 $12,961,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Chris Sale ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($6,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    American: #0
    American Central: #0
    Chicago White Sox: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0

    Total Cash ($6,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0

    Average Annual ($6,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0