Matt Garza

Drafted:Round 1 (#25 overall), 2005
College:Fresno State

Current Salary Information

Matt Garza signed a 4 year / $50 million contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including an annual average salary of $12,500,000.

Contract: 4 yr(s) / $50,000,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary $12,500,000 Guaranteed: $50,000,000 Free Agent: 2018 / Unrestricted
Year Base Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
2014 12,500,000 - - 12,500,000
2015 12,500,000 - - 12,500,000
2016 12,500,000 - - 12,500,000
2017 12,500,000 - - 12,500,000
2018 13,000,000 - - 13,000,000
2018 FA
  • 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 

Previous Contracts

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2010—2013

2015 Rankings

Transactions

Jan 26 2014
Signed a 4 year $50 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
Jan 18 2013
Signed a 1 year $10.25 million contract with Chicago (CHC)
Feb 3 2012
Signed a 1 year $9.5 million contract with Chicago (CHC)
Jan 18 2011
Signed a 1 year $5.95 million contract with Chicago (CHC)
Jan 8 2011
Traded to Chicago (CHC) from Tampa Bay (TAM) for Sam Fuld, Chris Archer, Brandon Guyer, Robinson Chirinos, Hak-Ju Lee, Fernando Perez and Zac Rosscup
Jan 8 2011
Traded to Chicago (CHC) from Tampa Bay (TAM) for Sam Fuld, Chris Archer, Brandon Guyer, Robinson Chirinos, Hak-Ju Lee, Fernando Perez and Zac Rosscup
Jan 19 2010
Signed a 1 year $3.35 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
Feb 25 2009
Signed a 1 year $433k contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
Feb 15 2008
Signed a 1 year $404k contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
Nov 28 2007
Traded to Tampa Bay (TAM) from Minnesota (MIN) for Eddie Morlan, Jason Bartlett, Brendan Harris, Jason Pridie and Delmon Young
Mar 1 2007
Signed a 1 year $380k contract with Minnesota (MIN)
Jun 24 2005
Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#25 overall)