Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher Age: 29 Exp: 6.154 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#67 overall), 2007 College: Wisconsin-Stevens Point Agent(s): Relativity Sports
  • Current Contract

    Jordan Zimmermann signed a 5 year / $110,000,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $110,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $22,000,000. In 2016, Zimmermann will earn a base salary of $18,000,000. Zimmermann has a cap hit of $18,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $110,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $22,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 29 $18,000,000 $18,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 30 $18,000,000 $18,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 31 $24,000,000 $24,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 32 $25,000,000 $25,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 33 $25,000,000 $25,000,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2016-18: Full no-trade clause
    • 2019-20: 10 team trade approval list
    • MVP/Cy Young:
      1st: $500,000
      2nd: $200,000
      3rd: $100,000
    • LCS MVP: $150,000
    • WS MVP: $200,000
    • All Star/Gold Glove: $100,000

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2015

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $24,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 27 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year 28 $16,500,000 $16,500,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings - $495,000 - $495,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $401,000 - - $401,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $415,000 - - $415,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,300,000 - - $2,300,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $5,350,000 - - $5,350,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
    Est. Earnings (7 seasons) $32,866,000 $495,000 - $33,361,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $24,000,000 - - $24,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    $142,866,000 $495,000 - $143,361,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jordan Zimmermann ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($18,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #41
    Detroit Tigers: #4
    Starting Pitcher: #17

    Total Cash ($18,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #48
    Starting Pitcher: #20

    Average Annual ($22,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #28
    Starting Pitcher: #12
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2015 WSH 33 33 201.2 204 89 82 39 164 24 13 10 0 3.65
    2014 WSH 32 32 199.2 185 67 59 29 182 13 14 5 0 2.66
    2013 WSH 32 32 213.1 192 81 77 40 161 19 19 9 0 3.25
    2012 WSH 32 32 195.2 186 69 64 43 153 18 12 8 0 2.94
    2011 WSH 28 25 154.2 146 56 51 31 119 10 8 10 0 2.96
    2010 WSH 6 6 28. 26 15 13 7 26 6 1 1 0 4.18
    2009 WSH 16 16 91.1 95 51 47 29 92 10 3 5 0 4.65
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 6 yrs, $0
    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 514

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2021
    • Avg. Salary: $22,000,000
    • MLB Rank: 28

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Jon Lester 6 $155,000,000 $25,833,333 30
    Felix Hernandez 7 $175,000,000 $25,000,000 26
    C.J. Wilson 5 $77,500,000 $15,500,000 31
    Adam Wainwright 5 $97,500,000 $19,500,000 32
    Averages 5.8 $126,250,000 $21,956,522 29.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Zimmermann's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    6 $0 $0


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Zimmermann statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Started, Innings Pitched per game, Wins/Start, Strikeouts per 9 innings, WHIP per season, ERA

    Player GS IP/G W/S SO WHIP ERA
    Jon Lester 2013-2014, CHC 32.50 6.66 0.48 6.11 1.20 3.10
    Felix Hernandez 2011-2012, SEA 33.00 7.06 0.39 6.74 1.18 3.27
    C.J. Wilson 2010-2011, LAA 33.00 6.36 0.47 5.56 1.22 3.15
    Adam Wainwright 2012-2013, STL 33.00 6.48 0.50 5.93 1.15 3.39
    Average 32.88 6.64 0.46 6.09 1.19 3.23
    Jordan Zimmermann 2014-2015 32.50 6.17 0.42 5.32 1.14 3.16
    % Change -1.16% -7.08% -8.70% -12.64% 4.20% 2.17%
    Median Prime % Change -4.12%
    Average Prime % Change -3.87%


    Jordan Zimmermann'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 market value.

    6 yr, $0 ($0 average)