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3rd Base Age: 31 Exp: 5.148 Years
Agent(s): Elite Sports Group
  • Current Contract

    Luis Valbuena signed a 1 year / $6,125,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $6,125,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6,125,000. In , Valbuena will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of . Valbuena has a cap hit of while his dead money value is .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,125,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,125,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $6,125,000 $6,125,000
    2017 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,200,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 30 $4,200,000 $4,200,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $400,300 - - $400,300
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $414,700 - - $414,700
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $495,200 - - $495,200
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $930,000 - - $930,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,710,000 - - $1,710,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,200,000 - - $4,200,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,125,000 - - $6,125,000
    Est. Earnings (7 seasons) $14,275,200 - - $14,275,200
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Luis Valbuena ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2016 HOU 90 84 292 38 76 17 1 14 40 44 1 81 .260 .357 .469 .826
    2015 HOU 132 122 434 62 97 18 0 25 56 50 2 106 .224 .310 .438 .748
    2014 CHC 149 124 478 68 119 33 4 16 51 65 1 113 .249 .341 .435 .776
    2013 CHC 108 91 331 34 72 15 1 12 37 52 1 63 .218 .329 .378 .707
    2012 CHC 90 74 265 26 58 20 0 4 28 36 0 55 .219 .310 .340 .650
    2011 CLE 17 10 43 4 9 0 0 1 1 1 1 9 .209 .227 .279 .506
    2010 CLE 91 76 275 22 53 12 0 2 24 28 1 61 .193 .273 .258 .531
    2009 CLE 103 97 368 52 92 25 3 10 31 26 2 83 .250 .298 .416 .714
    2008 SEA 18 15 49 6 12 5 0 0 1 4 0 11 .245 .315 .347 .662
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $34,972,240
    • Avg. Salary: $8,743,060
    • MLB Rank: 142
    • 3B Rank: 10

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent: 2017
    • Avg. Salary: $6,125,000
    • MLB Rank: 205
    • 3B Rank: 15

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Aaron Hill 3 $35,000,000 $11,666,667 31
    David Freese 1 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 32
    Juan Uribe 3 $21,000,000 $7,000,000 31
    Chase Headley 4 $52,000,000 $13,000,000 30
    Averages 2.8 $27,750,000 $10,090,909 31


    Base Calculated Value

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

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    4 $36,717,949 $9,179,487


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Valbuena statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Hits per game, Runs per game, RBIs per game, Strikeouts per game, Batting Average, On-Base %, Home Runs per game

    Player GP % H R RBI K AVG OBP HR
    Aaron Hill 2012-2013, ARI 75 1.15 0.57 0.52 0.55 0.298 0.359 0.15
    David Freese 2014-2015, PIT 78.7 0.9 0.42 0.44 0.91 0.258 0.322 0.09
    Juan Uribe 2009-2010, LAD 83.33 0.9 0.42 0.52 0.64 0.266 0.318 0.15
    Chase Headley 2013-2014, NYY 85.19 0.88 0.41 0.36 0.96 0.246 0.338 0.09
    Average 80.56 0.96 0.46 0.46 0.77 0.27 0.33 0.12
    Luis Valbuena 2015-2016 68.52 0.78 0.45 0.43 0.84 0.238 0.329 0.18
    % Change -14.95% -18.75% -2.17% -6.52% -9.09% -11.85% -0.30% 50.00%
    Median Prime % Change -7.81%
    Average Prime % Change -1.70%


    Luis Valbuena'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.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    4 years, $34,972,240 8,743,060