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2nd Base Age: 30 Exp: 5.166 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2004 Agent(s): Hendricks Sports Management
  • Current Contract

    Neil Walker signed a 1 year / $10,550,000 contract with the New York Mets, including $10,550,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $10,550,000. In 2016, Walker will earn a base salary of $10,550,000. Walker has a cap hit of $10,550,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,550,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,550,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $10,550,000 $10,550,000
    2017 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $1,950,000 - $1,950,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $437,000 - - $437,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,300,000 - - $3,300,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,550,000 - - $10,550,000
    Est. Earnings (7 seasons) $28,937,000 $1,950,000 - $30,887,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Neil Walker ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($10,550,000) Rank
    MLB: #114
    New York Mets: #5
    2nd Base: #5

    Total Cash ($10,550,000) Rank
    MLB: #113
    2nd Base: #6

    Average Annual ($10,550,000) Rank
    MLB: #117
    2nd Base: #7
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2016 NYM 111 108 406 54 113 9 1 22 54 39 3 84 .278 .341 .468 .809
    2015 PIT 151 135 543 69 146 32 4 16 71 44 4 110 .269 .328 .431 .759
    2014 PIT 137 132 512 74 139 25 3 23 76 45 2 88 .271 .342 .467 .809
    2013 PIT 133 125 478 62 120 24 4 16 53 50 1 85 .251 .339 .418 .757
    2012 PIT 129 125 472 62 132 27 0 14 69 47 7 104 .280 .342 .426 .768
    2011 PIT 159 155 596 76 163 36 4 12 83 54 9 112 .273 .334 .408 .742
    2010 PIT 110 109 426 57 126 29 3 12 66 34 2 83 .296 .349 .462 .811
    2009 PIT 17 8 36 5 7 1 0 0 0 4 1 11 .194 .275 .222 .497
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 5 yrs, $61,006,855
    • Avg. Salary: $12,201,371
    • MLB Rank: 97

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2017
    • Avg. Salary: $10,550,000
    • MLB Rank: 117

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Daniel Murphy 3 $37,500,000 $12,500,000 30
    Brandon Phillips 6 $72,500,000 $12,083,333 30
    Dustin Pedroia 8 $110,000,000 $13,750,000 30
    Ben Zobrist 4 $56,000,000 $14,000,000 34
    Averages 5.3 $69,000,000 $13,142,857 31


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Walker's current age (30), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    5 $67,001,582 $13,400,316


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Walker statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Hits per game, Runs per game, RBIs per game, Strikeouts per game, Batting Average, On-Base %

    Player GP % H R RBI K AVG OBP
    Daniel Murphy 2014-2015, WSH 84.26 1.14 0.49 0.48 0.45 0.285 0.327
    Brandon Phillips 2010-2011, CIN 94.14 1.16 0.64 0.46 0.55 0.287 0.342
    Dustin Pedroia 2012-2013, BOS 92.9 1.18 0.57 0.5 0.45 0.296 0.360
    Ben Zobrist 2014-2015, CHC 83.95 1.04 0.58 0.4 0.51 0.274 0.356
    Average 88.81 1.13 0.57 0.46 0.49 0.29 0.35
    Neil Walker 2015-2016 91.29 0.99 0.47 0.48 0.74 0.273 0.334
    % Change 2.79% -12.39% -17.54% 4.35% -51.02% -5.86% -4.57%
    Median Prime % Change -5.86%
    Average Prime % Change -12.03%


    Neil Walker'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
    5 years, $61,006,855 12,201,371