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Starting Pitcher Age: 34 Exp: 9.125 Years
Drafted: Round 16 (#466 overall), 2000 Agent(s): PSI Sports Management
  • Current Contract

    James Shields signed a 4 year / $75,000,000 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $75,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $18,750,000. In 2017, Shields will earn a base salary of $21,000,000. Shields has a cap hit of $21,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $75,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $18,750,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 33 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 34 $21,000,000 $21,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 35 $21,000,000 $21,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 36 $21,000,000 $21,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 37 $16,000,000 $16,000,000
    Contract Notes:
    • SD pays $8,885,245 in 2016, $10M in 2017, $10M in 2018, & the 2019 buyout per trade
    • 2019 option includes a $2 million buyout (SD)
    • Can opt-out after 2016 (3 days after World Series deadline)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2016-2018Retained

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $30,885,245
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,295,082
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 34 $8,885,245 $8,885,245
    2017 Contract details by year 35 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 36 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $394,900 - - $394,900
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 - - $4,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $10,250,000 - - $10,250,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,114,755 - - $12,114,755
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,885,245 - - $8,885,245
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $71,894,900 - - $71,894,900
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    $137,894,900 - - $137,894,900
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how James Shields ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($21,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #27
    Chicago White Sox: #1
    Starting Pitcher: #12

    Total Cash ($32,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #2
    Starting Pitcher: #2

    Average Annual ($18,750,000) Rank
    MLB: #35
    Starting Pitcher: #16
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP
    2016 SD 33 33 181.2 208 122 118 82 135 40 6 19 0 5.85 1.596
    2015 SD 36 33 202.1 189 93 88 81 216 33 13 7 0 3.91 1.334
    2014 KC 34 34 227. 224 95 81 44 180 23 14 8 0 3.21 1.181
    2013 KC 34 34 228.2 215 82 80 68 196 20 13 9 0 3.15 1.238
    2012 TB 33 33 227.2 209 103 89 58 223 25 15 10 0 3.52 1.173
    2011 TB 33 33 249.1 195 83 78 65 225 26 16 12 0 2.82 1.043
    2010 TB 34 33 203.1 246 128 117 51 187 34 13 15 0 5.18 1.461
    2009 TB 33 33 219.2 239 113 101 52 167 29 11 12 0 4.14 1.325
    2008 TB 34 33 215. 208 94 85 40 160 24 14 8 0 3.56 1.153
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • SP Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • SP Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Shields statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    James Shields'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.

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