Matt Garza

Starting Pitcher Age: 31 Exp: 7.149 Years
Arbitration: 2010-2013 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 an annual average salary of $12,500,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $50,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2018 Contract details by year $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 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) / $10,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,250,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year $10,250,000 $10,250,000
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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 $10,250,000 - - $10,250,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    Est. Earnings $55,267,900 $1,350,000 $30,000 $56,647,900
  • 2015 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($12,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #79
    National: #34
    National Central: #0
    Milwaukee Brewers: #3
    Starting Pitcher: #26

    Total Cash ($12,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #78
    Starting Pitcher: #25

    Average Annual ($12,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #79
    Starting Pitcher: #25