Kris Medlen

Starting Pitcher Age: 30 Exp: 6.137 Years
Drafted: Round 10 (#310 overall), 2006 College: Santa Ana JC (CA) Agent(s): Wasserman Media Group
  • Current Contract

    Kris Medlen signed a 2 year / $8,500,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $8,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $4,250,000. In 2016, Medlen will earn a base salary of $5,500,000. Medlen has a cap hit of $5,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $8,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,250,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $5,500,000 $5,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
    2017 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2017 Option includes a $1 milliin buyout
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,800,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $5,800,000 $5,800,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings - $85,000 - $85,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $407,500 - - $407,500
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $429,500 - - $429,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $490,000 - - $490,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,600,000 - - $2,600,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,800,000 - - $5,800,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    Est. Earnings (7 seasons) $12,127,000 $85,000 - $12,212,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    $13,127,000 $85,000 - $13,212,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kris Medlen ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($5,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #223
    Kansas City Royals: #12
    Relief Pitcher: #74

    Total Cash ($5,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #225
    Relief Pitcher: #75

    Average Annual ($4,250,000) Rank
    MLB: #277
    Relief Pitcher: #86
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2016 KC 4 4 20.1 18 12 11 16 16 2 1 2 0 4.95
    2015 KC 15 8 58.1 56 30 26 18 40 6 6 2 0 4.03
    2013 ATL 32 31 197. 194 77 68 47 157 18 15 12 0 3.11
    2012 ATL 50 12 138. 103 26 24 23 120 6 10 1 1 1.57
    2011 ATL 2 0 2.1 1 2 0 0 0 0.00
    2010 ATL 31 13 101.1 102 47 43 20 78 12 6 2 0 3.83
    2009 ATL 35 4 62.1 64 34 32 28 67 5 3 4 0 4.65
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

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

    Comparable Players

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Kris Medlen's Calculated Market Value

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