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Left Field Age: 33 Exp: 9.092 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2005 College: Nebraska Agent(s): Casey Close (Excel Sports Management)
  • Current Contract

    Alex Gordon signed a 4 year / $72,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $72,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $18,000,000. In 2017, Gordon will earn a base salary of $16,000,000. Gordon has a cap hit of $16,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $72,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $18,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 32 $12,000,000 $12,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 33 $16,000,000 $16,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 34 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 35 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 36 $23,000,000 $23,000,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Deferred money (unconfirmed)
    • 2020 Mutual option includes a $4M buyout

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2015

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $37,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,375,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year 28 $6,000,000 $25,000 $6,025,000
    2013 Contract details by year 29 $9,000,000 $50,000 $9,050,000
    2014 Contract details by year 30 $10,750,000 $50,000 $10,800,000
    2015 Contract details by year 31 $14,000,000 - $14,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 32 $14,000,000 - $14,000,000
    • All Star: $50,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings - $4,000,000 - $4,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $406,000 - - $406,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $457,000 - - $457,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,150,000 - - $1,150,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 - - $1,400,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - $25,000 $6,025,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - $50,000 $9,050,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,750,000 - $50,000 $10,800,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $55,543,000 $4,000,000 $125,000 $59,668,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 - - $23,000,000
    $134,543,000 $4,000,000 $125,000 $138,668,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Alex Gordon ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($16,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #59
    Kansas City Royals: #1
    Left Field: #5

    Total Cash ($16,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #58
    Left Field: #6

    Average Annual ($18,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #39
    Left Field: #3
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2016 KC 128 125 445 62 98 16 2 17 40 52 8 148 .220 .312 .380 .692
    2015 KC 104 102 355 40 98 18 0 14 51 48 2 92 .276 .378 .445 .823
    2014 KC 156 155 563 87 150 34 1 19 74 65 12 126 .266 .351 .432 .783
    2013 KC 156 155 633 90 168 27 6 20 81 52 11 141 .265 .327 .422 .749
    2012 KC 161 159 642 93 189 51 5 14 72 73 10 140 .294 .368 .455 .823
    2011 KC 151 149 611 101 185 45 4 23 87 67 17 139 .303 .376 .502 .878
    2010 KC 74 68 242 34 53 11 0 8 20 34 1 62 .219 .319 .364 .683
    2009 KC 49 48 164 28 38 6 0 6 22 21 5 43 .232 .324 .378 .702
    2008 KC 134 134 493 72 128 35 1 16 59 66 9 120 .260 .351 .432 .783
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • yrs, $0
    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • LF Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • LF Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Gordon's current age (33), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Gordon statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    Alex Gordon'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.

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