Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher Age: 32 Exp: 9.002 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2004 College: Old Dominion Agent(s): Mark Pieper, Mike Milchin (Relativity Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Justin Verlander signed a 7 year / $180,000,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including an annual average salary of $25,714,286. In 2015, Verlander will earn a base salary of $28,000,000. Verlander has a cap hit of $28,000,000.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $180,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $25,714,286
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year $20,000,000 $20,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year $20,000,000 $20,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year $28,000,000 $28,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year $28,000,000 $28,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year $28,000,000 $28,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year $28,000,000 $28,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year $28,000,000 $28,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year $22,000,000 $22,000,000
    2021 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2020 Option: Vests if Top 5 of Cy Young voting in 2019.
    • No Trade Clause
    • All Star Bonus: $100,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2014

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $80,000,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $16,000,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2010 Contract details by year $6,750,000 $100,000 - $6,850,000
    2011 Contract details by year $12,750,000 $100,000 $500,000 $13,350,000
    2012 Contract details by year $20,000,000 $100,000 - $20,100,000
    2013 Contract details by year $20,000,000 $100,000 - $20,100,000
    2014 Contract details by year $20,000,000 $100,000 - $20,100,000
    • Signing Bonus: $500,000
    • Cy Young: $500,000
    • 2013 Extended
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 $3,150,000 - $3,466,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $350,000 - - $350,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,975,000 - - $3,975,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 $500,000 - $7,250,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $12,750,000 - $500,000 $13,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - $100,000 $20,100,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $85,041,000 $3,650,000 $600,000 $89,291,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Justin Verlander ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($28,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #2
    American: #1
    American Central: #1
    Detroit Tigers: #1
    Starting Pitcher: #2

    Total Cash ($28,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #3
    Starting Pitcher: #3

    Average Annual ($25,714,286) Rank
    MLB: #5
    Starting Pitcher: #4
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2014 DET 32 32 206. 223 114 104 65 159 18 15 12 0 0.00