Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher Age: 26 Exp: 4.061 Years
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. In 2015, Sale will earn a base salary of $6,000,000. Sale has a cap hit of $6,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $32,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,500,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 24 $850,000 $15,000 $865,000
    2014 Contract details by year 25 $3,500,000 $15,000 $3,515,000
    2015 Contract details by year 26 $6,000,000 - $6,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $9,150,000 - $9,150,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $12,500,000 - $12,500,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $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   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year 23 $500,000 $500,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $131,868 - - $131,868
    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 - $15,000 $3,515,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    Est. Earnings (6 seasons) $11,406,868 $1,656,000 $30,000 $13,092,868
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/25/2015 Player contract details by year Fighting 5 games $163,934 Role in a brawl against Kansas City (KC)
    $5 $163,934
  • 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: #199
    Chicago White Sox: #8
    Starting Pitcher: #69

    Total Cash ($6,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #196
    Starting Pitcher: #69

    Average Annual ($6,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #195
    Starting Pitcher: #66
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2015 CHW 19 19 132.2 108 45 42 24 170 12 9 5 0 2.84
    2014 CHW 26 26 174. 129 48 42 39 208 13 12 4 0 2.17
    2013 CHW 30 30 214.1 184 81 73 46 226 23 11 14 0 3.07
    2012 CHW 30 29 192. 167 66 65 51 192 19 17 8 0 3.05
    2011 CHW 58 71. 52 22 22 27 79 6 2 2 8 2.79
    2010 CHW 21 23.1 15 5 5 10 32 2 2 1 4 1.96

    Valuation

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    • Previous Rating: 4.85
    • Current Salary: $6,000,000

    Production Points

    • Season Total: 126.66
    • Points/Game: 6.67

    Current TVS Rankings

    239 MLB
    125 Pitching
    8 Chicago White Sox