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Designated Hitter Age: 33 Exp: 7.17 Years
Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Kendrys Morales signed a 2 year / $17,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $17,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,500,000. In 2016, Morales will earn a base salary of $9,000,000. Morales has a cap hit of $9,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $17,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,500,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 32 $6,500,000 $750,000 $7,250,000
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $9,000,000 - $9,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000
    2017 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2017 option includes a $1.5 million buyout
    • Plate Appearances:
      $50,000: 375
      $100,000 each for 400,425,475,500,525,550
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,015,944
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,015,944
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 31 $3,015,944 $3,015,944
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 $3,000,000 - $3,316,000
    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 $600,000 - - $600,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - $700,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,975,000 - - $2,975,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,975,000 - - $2,975,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - $5,250,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,393,442 - - $4,393,442
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,015,944 - - $3,015,944
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - $750,000 $7,250,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    Est. Earnings (12 seasons) $36,975,386 $3,000,000 $750,000 $40,725,386
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    $38,475,386 $3,000,000 $750,000 $42,225,386
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kendrys Morales ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($9,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #131
    Kansas City Royals: #3
    Designated Hitter: #9

    Total Cash ($9,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #131
    Designated Hitter: #9

    Average Annual ($8,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #152
    Designated Hitter: #9
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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 92 90 334 38 84 15 0 16 49 29 0 79 .251 .319 .440 .759
    2015 KC 158 150 569 82 165 41 2 22 106 58 0 104 .290 .362 .485 .847
    2014 MIN 98 97 367 28 80 20 0 8 42 27 0 68 .218 .274 .338 .612
    2013 SEA 156 152 600 64 166 34 0 23 80 49 0 114 .277 .336 .448 .784
    2012 LAA 134 120 484 61 132 26 1 22 73 31 0 116 .273 .320 .467 .787
    2010 LAA 51 51 193 29 56 5 0 11 39 12 0 31 .290 .346 .487 .833
    2009 LAA 152 142 566 86 173 43 2 34 108 46 3 117 .306 .355 .569 .924
    2008 LAA 27 10 61 7 13 2 0 3 8 4 0 7 .213 .273 .393 .666
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 2 yrs, $29,250,625
    • Avg. Salary: $14,625,313
    • MLB Rank: 68

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2017
    • Avg. Salary: $8,500,000
    • MLB Rank: 152

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Victor Martinez 4 $68,000,000 $17,000,000 36
    Nelson Cruz 4 $57,000,000 $14,250,000 34
    Kendrys Morales 2 $17,000,000 $8,500,000 31
    Billy Butler 3 $30,000,000 $10,000,000 28
    Averages 3.3 $43,000,000 $13,230,769 32.3


    Base Calculated Value

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

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    2 $31,023,077 $15,511,538


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Morales 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, Doubles per game

    Player GP % H R RBI K AVG OBP HR 2B
    Victor Martinez 2013-2014, DET 95.68 1.19 0.5 0.6 0.34 0.316 0.380 0.15 0.22
    Nelson Cruz 2013-2014, SEA 82.72 1.03 0.51 0.69 0.93 0.269 0.331 0.25 0.19
    Kendrys Morales 2013-2014, KC 78.4 0.97 0.36 0.48 0.72 0.254 0.313 0.12 0.21
    Billy Butler 2013-2014, OAK 96.6 1.01 0.38 0.47 0.63 0.280 0.350 0.08 0.19
    Average 88.35 1.05 0.44 0.56 0.66 0.28 0.34 0.15 0.20
    Kendrys Morales 2014-2016 82.27 0.95 0.43 0.57 0.72 0.259 0.326 0.13 0.22
    % Change -6.88% -9.52% -2.27% 1.79% -9.09% -7.50% -4.12% -13.33% 10.00%
    Median Prime % Change -6.88%
    Average Prime % Change -4.55%


    Kendrys Morales'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
    2 years, $29,250,625 14,625,313