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Starting Pitcher Age: 27 Exp: 3.072 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2010 College: North Carolina Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Matt Harvey signed a 1 year / $4,325,000 contract with the New York Mets, including $4,325,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $4,325,000. In 2016, Harvey will earn a base salary of $4,325,000. Harvey has a cap hit of $4,325,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,325,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,325,000
    Free Agent: -
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $4,325,000 $4,325,000
    2017 Matt Harvey Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 28 ARB 2  
    2018 Matt Harvey Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 29 ARB 3  

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $614,125
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $614,125
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 26 $614,125 $614,125
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings - $2,525,000 - $2,525,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $498,750 - - $498,750
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $546,625 - $60,000 $606,625
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $614,125 - - $614,125
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,325,000 - - $4,325,000
    Est. Earnings (5 seasons) $6,464,500 $2,525,000 $60,000 $9,049,500
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($4,325,000) Rank
    MLB: #264
    New York Mets: #12
    Starting Pitcher: #75

    Total Cash ($4,325,000) Rank
    MLB: #274
    Starting Pitcher: #77

    Average Annual ($4,325,000) Rank
    MLB: #275
    Starting Pitcher: #74
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP
    2016 NYM 17 17 92.2 111 55 50 25 76 8 4 10 0 4.86 1.468
    2015 NYM 29 29 189.1 158 62 60 37 188 18 13 8 0 2.85 1.03
    2013 NYM 27 26 178.1 135 46 45 31 191 7 9 5 0 2.27 0.931
    2012 NYM 10 10 59.1 42 19 18 26 70 5 3 5 0 2.73 1.146
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 7 yrs, $168,353,634
    • Avg. Salary: $24,050,519
    • MLB Rank: 13

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2019
    • Avg. Salary: $4,325,000
    • MLB Rank: 275

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Clayton Kershaw 7 $215,000,000 $30,714,286 25
    Felix Hernandez 7 $175,000,000 $25,000,000 26
    Anibal Sanchez 5 $80,000,000 $16,000,000 28
    Matt Cain 5 $112,500,000 $22,500,000 28
    Averages 6 $145,625,000 $24,270,833 26.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Harvey's current age (27), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    7 $161,020,492 $23,002,927


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Harvey 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, WHIP per season, ERA

    Player GS IP/G W/S SO WHIP ERA
    Clayton Kershaw 2012-2013, LAD 33.00 6.72 0.45 6.68 0.97 2.17
    Felix Hernandez 2011-2012, SEA 33.00 7.06 0.41 6.74 1.18 3.27
    Anibal Sanchez 2011-2012, DET 31.50 6.22 0.27 5.86 1.27 3.77
    Matt Cain 2011-2012, SF 32.50 6.3 0.43 5.31 1.06 2.84
    Average 32.50 6.58 0.39 6.15 1.12 3.01
    Matt Harvey 2014-2015 29.00 6.53 0.45 6.48 1.03 2.85
    % Change -10.77% -0.76% 15.38% 5.37% 8.04% 5.32%
    Median Prime % Change 5.35%
    Average Prime % Change 3.76%


    Matt Harvey'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
    7 years, $168,353,634 24,050,519