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Starting Pitcher Age: 43 Exp: 17.061 Years
Agent(s): Adam Katz (Wasserman Media Group)
  • Current Contract

    Bartolo Colon signed a 1 year / $7,250,000 contract with the New York Mets, including $7,250,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $7,250,000. In 2016, Colon will earn a base salary of $7,250,000. Colon has a cap hit of $7,250,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,250,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 43 $7,250,000 $7,250,000
    Contract Notes:
    • Cy Young
      1st: $50,000
      2nd: $25,000
      3rd: $10,000 
    • Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS/MVP, All Star: $50,000
    • WS MVP: $100,000

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2015

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $20,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 41 $9,000,000 $9,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year 42 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1993 Player Cash Earnings - $30,000 - $30,000
    1997 Player Cash Earnings $150,000 - - $150,000
    1998 Player Cash Earnings $180,000 - - $180,000
    1999 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $500,000 - $1,000,000
    2000 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 $8,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - $900,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 - - $7,250,000
    Est. Earnings (19 seasons) $93,230,000 $8,530,000 - $101,760,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    08/22/2012 Player contract details by year 50 games $546,448 violating MLB drug prevention and treatment program
    $50 $546,448
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Bartolo Colon ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($7,250,000) Rank
    MLB: #166
    New York Mets: #8
    Starting Pitcher: #58

    Total Cash ($7,250,000) Rank
    MLB: #170
    Starting Pitcher: #57

    Average Annual ($7,250,000) Rank
    MLB: #167
    Starting Pitcher: #53
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP
    2016 NYM 27 26 151.2 162 65 58 28 103 18 12 7 0 3.44 1.253
    2015 NYM 33 31 194.2 217 94 90 24 136 25 14 13 0 4.16 1.238
    2014 NYM 31 31 202.1 218 97 92 30 151 22 15 13 0 4.09 1.226
    2013 OAK 30 30 190.1 193 60 56 29 117 14 18 6 0 2.65 1.166
    2012 OAK 24 24 152.1 161 62 58 23 91 17 10 9 0 3.43 1.208
    2011 NYY 29 26 164.1 172 85 73 40 135 21 8 10 0 4.00 1.29
    2009 CHW 12 12 62.1 69 42 29 21 38 13 3 6 0 4.19 1.444
    2008 BOS 7 7 39. 44 23 17 10 27 5 4 2 0 3.92 1.385
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 2 yrs, $28,265,300
    • Avg. Salary: $14,132,650
    • MLB Rank: 75

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2017
    • Avg. Salary: $7,250,000
    • MLB Rank: 167

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Bartolo Colon to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    R.A. Dickey 2 $25,000,000 $12,500,000 39
    Tim Lincecum 2 $35,000,000 $17,500,000 29
    Mark Buehrle 4 $58,000,000 $14,500,000 32
    Edinson Volquez 2 $20,000,000 $10,000,000 31
    Averages 2.5 $34,500,000 $13,800,000 32.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Colon's current age (43), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    2 $28,000,000 $14,000,000


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Colon statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Started, Innings Pitched per game, Wins/Start, Strikeouts per 9 innings, ERA, WHIP per season

    Player GS IP/G W/S SO ERA WHIP
    R.A. Dickey 2012-2013, TOR 33.50 6.74 0.51 5.99 3.46 1.15
    Tim Lincecum 2012-2013, SF 32.50 5.9 0.31 5.89 4.76 1.39
    Mark Buehrle 2010-2011, MIA 32.00 6.49 0.41 3.25 3.94 1.35
    Edinson Volquez 2013-2014, KC 31.50 5.58 0.35 4.34 4.29 1.40
    Average 32.38 6.18 0.40 4.87 4.11 1.32
    Bartolo Colon 2014-2015 31.00 6.2 0.47 4.48 4.13 1.23
    % Change -4.26% 0.32% 17.50% -8.01% -0.49% 6.82%
    Median Prime % Change -0.09%
    Average Prime % Change 1.98%


    Bartolo Colon's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    2 years, $28,265,300 14,132,650