Nick Swisher

Designated Hitter Age: 34 Exp: 10.031 Years
Arbitration: 0-0 Drafted: Round 1 (#16 overall), 2002 College: Ohio State Agent(s): Dan Lozano
  • Current Contract

    Nick Swisher signed a 4 year / $56,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including an annual average salary of $14,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $56,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year $11,000,000 $11,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year $15,000,000 $15,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year $15,000,000 $15,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year $15,000,000 $15,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year $14,000,000 $14,000,000
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2017 option guaranteed if Swisher has 550 plate appearances in 2016 and passes physical at the end of the 2016 season
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2007-2012

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $26,750,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $5,350,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2007 Contract details by year $700,000 $100,000 $800,000
    2008 Contract details by year $3,500,000 $100,000 $3,600,000
    2009 Contract details by year $5,300,000 $100,000 $5,400,000
    2010 Contract details by year $6,750,000 $100,000 $6,850,000
    2011 Contract details by year $9,000,000 $100,000 $9,100,000
    2012 Contract details by year $10,250,000 - $10,250,000
    • 2012 option includes a $1 million buyout
    • 2012 option increases to $12 million with a Top 5 MVP vote
    • 6-Club Trade Block Clause
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $3,560,000 - $1,780,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,500 $1,780,000 - $316,500
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $335,000 $1,780,000 - $335,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 $2,780,000 - $1,200,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $2,280,000 - $3,500,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $5,300,000 $2,280,000 - $5,300,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 $2,280,000 - $6,750,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 $2,280,000 - $9,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $10,250,000 $2,280,000 - $10,250,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 $2,280,000 - $11,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 $2,280,000 - $15,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 $2,280,000 - $15,000,000
    Est. Earnings $77,151,500 $28,140,000 - $79,431,500
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Nick Swisher ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($15,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    American: #0
    American Central: #0
    Cleveland Indians: #0
    Designated Hitter: #0

    Total Cash ($15,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Designated Hitter: #0

    Average Annual ($14,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Designated Hitter: #0