Nick Swisher

Designated Hitter Age: 34 Exp: 10.031 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#16 overall), 2002 College: Ohio State Agent(s): Dan Lozano (Relativity Sports)
  • 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. In 2015, Swisher will earn a base salary of $15,000,000. Swisher has a cap hit of $15,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $56,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 32 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year 33 $15,000,000 $15,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year 34 $15,000,000 $15,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 35 $15,000,000 $15,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 36 $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   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2007 Contract details by year 26 $700,000 $100,000 $800,000
    2008 Contract details by year 27 $3,500,000 $100,000 $3,600,000
    2009 Contract details by year 28 $5,300,000 $100,000 $5,400,000
    2010 Contract details by year 29 $6,750,000 $100,000 $6,850,000
    2011 Contract details by year 30 $9,000,000 $100,000 $9,100,000
    2012 Contract details by year 31 $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 - $1,780,000 - $1,780,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,500 - - $316,500
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $335,000 - - $335,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 $500,000 - $1,200,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $5,300,000 - - $5,300,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 - - $6,750,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $10,250,000 - - $10,250,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    Est. Earnings (12 seasons) $77,151,500 $2,280,000 - $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: #53
    Cleveland Indians: #1
    Designated Hitter: #3

    Total Cash ($15,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #51
    Designated Hitter: #3

    Average Annual ($14,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #66
    Designated Hitter: #5
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2015 CLE 30 26 101 6 20 4 0 2 8 8 0 24 .198 .261 .297 .558
    2014 CLE 97 92 360 33 75 20 0 8 42 36 0 111 .208 .278 .331 .333

    Valuation

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    • Previous Rating: -10.76
    • Current Salary: $15,000,000

    Production Points

    • Season Total: 73.25
    • Points/Game: 2.44

    Current TVS Rankings

    888 MLB
    37 Cleveland Indians