Melky Cabrera

Left Field Age: 31 Exp: 9.148 Years
Agent(s): The Legacy Agency
  • Current Contract

    Melky Cabrera signed a 3 year / $42,000,000 contract with the Chicago White Sox, including $42,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $14,000,000. In 2016, Cabrera will earn a base salary of $14,000,000. Cabrera has a cap hit of $14,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $42,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 30 $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $14,000,000 $14,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $15,000,000 $15,000,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Limited No Trade Clause
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $16,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 28 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year 29 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $432,400 - - $432,400
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $461,200 - - $461,200
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 - - $1,400,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,100,000 - - $3,100,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $55,643,600 - - $55,643,600
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    $70,643,600 - - $70,643,600
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    08/15/2012 Player contract details by year 50 games $1,639,344 violating MLB drug prevention and treatment program
    $50 $1,639,344
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Melky Cabrera ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($14,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #69
    Chicago White Sox: #1
    Left Field: #8

    Total Cash ($14,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #68
    Left Field: #9

    Average Annual ($14,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #81
    Left Field: #10
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2016 CHW 49 48 184 24 54 9 2 4 24 19 0 19 .293 .360 .429 .789
    2015 CHW 158 158 629 70 172 36 2 12 76 41 3 88 .273 .315 .394 .709
    2014 TOR 139 138 568 81 171 35 3 16 73 43 6 67 .301 .351 .458 .809
    2013 TOR 88 85 344 39 96 15 2 3 30 23 2 47 .279 .322 .360 .682
    2012 SF 113 112 459 84 159 25 10 11 60 36 13 63 .346 .390 .516 .906
    2011 KC 155 153 658 102 201 44 5 18 87 35 20 94 .305 .339 .470 .809
    2010 ATL 140 108 433 48 110 25 3 4 42 38 7 58 .254 .314 .353 .667
    2009 NYY 154 130 485 66 133 28 1 12 68 43 10 59 .274 .336 .410 .746
    2008 NYY 129 112 413 42 103 12 1 8 37 29 9 58 .249 .301 .341 .642
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • MLB Rank: 0

    Current Contract

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

    Comparable Players

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

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Cabrera's current age (31), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

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

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    Melky Cabrera'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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