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Starting Pitcher Age: 32 Exp: 8.149 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#25 overall), 2005 College: Fresno State Agent(s): Nez Balelo (CAA Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Matt Garza signed a 4 year / $50,000,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $50,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,500,000. In 2016, Garza will earn a base salary of $12,500,000. Garza has a cap hit of $12,500,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $50,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 30 $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year 31 $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year 32 $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year 33 $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2018 Contract details by year 34 $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Incentives: $4 million
    • Annual 30 starts/190 IP: $500,000
    • 2018 Option Vests if:
      1.) Starts 110 games during the first four years
      2.) Is not on the disabled list at the end of the 2017 season
      3.) Pitches at least 115 innings in 2017. 
      Becomes a $5 million club option if these aren't met.
      Drops to $1 million if on the DL for 130+ days in a year 
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,273,225
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,273,225
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 29 $6,273,225 $6,273,225
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings - $1,350,000 - $1,350,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $404,600 - - $404,600
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $433,300 - $30,000 $463,300
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,350,000 - - $3,350,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $5,950,000 - - $5,950,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - $9,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,976,775 - - $3,976,775
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $6,273,225 - - $6,273,225
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $67,767,900 $1,350,000 $30,000 $69,147,900
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings - - - $13,000,000
    $80,267,900 $1,350,000 $30,000 $94,647,900
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Matt Garza ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($12,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #83
    Milwaukee Brewers: #2
    Starting Pitcher: #28

    Total Cash ($12,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #84
    Starting Pitcher: #27

    Average Annual ($12,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #91
    Starting Pitcher: #33
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP
    2016 MIL 13 13 68.1 84 47 40 26 39 7 4 5 0 5.27 1.61
    2015 MIL 26 25 148.2 177 102 94 57 104 23 6 14 0 5.69 1.574
    2014 MIL 27 27 163.1 143 77 66 50 126 12 8 8 0 3.64 1.182
    2013 TEX 24 24 155.1 150 73 66 42 136 20 10 6 0 3.82 1.236
    2012 CHC 18 18 103.2 90 48 45 32 96 15 5 7 0 3.91 1.177
    2011 CHC 31 31 198. 186 90 73 63 197 14 10 10 0 3.32 1.258
    2010 TB 33 32 204.2 193 94 89 63 150 28 15 10 1 3.91 1.251
    2009 TB 32 32 203. 177 93 89 79 189 25 8 12 0 3.95 1.261
    2008 TB 30 30 184.2 170 83 76 59 128 19 11 9 0 3.70 1.24
  • 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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    Matt Garza's Calculated Market Value

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