Matt Garza

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) / $10,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,250,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 29 $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 (9 seasons) $55,267,900 $1,350,000 $30,000 $56,647,900
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    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: #86
    Milwaukee Brewers: #2
    Starting Pitcher: #30

    Total Cash ($12,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #105
    Starting Pitcher: #37

    Average Annual ($12,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #94
    Starting Pitcher: #33
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2015 MIL 26 25 148.2 177 102 94 57 104 23 6 14 0 5.68
    2014 MIL 27 27 163.1 143 77 66 50 126 12 8 8 0 3.64
    2013 TEX 24 24 155.1 150 73 66 42 136 20 10 6 0 3.83
    2012 CHC 18 18 103.2 90 48 45 32 96 15 5 7 0 3.89
    2011 CHC 30 30 191. 180 90 73 60 191 14 10 10 0 3.44
    2010 TB 32 31 199. 184 90 85 61 143 27 14 9 1 3.84
    2009 TB 32 32 203. 177 93 89 79 189 25 8 12 0 3.95
    2008 TB 29 29 177.2 167 82 75 58 125 19 9 9 0 3.79
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

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    • MLB Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Matt Garza's Calculated Market Value

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