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Center Field Age: 31 Exp: 4 Years
Agent(s): Roc Nation Sports
  • Current Contract

    Yoenis Cespedes signed a 4 year / $110,000,000 contract with the New York Mets, including $110,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $27,500,000. In 2017, Cespedes will earn a base salary of $22,500,000. Cespedes has a cap hit of $22,500,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $110,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $27,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Total Salary
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $22,500,000 $22,500,000
    2018 Contract details by year 33 $29,000,000 $29,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 34 $29,000,000 $29,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 35 $29,500,000 $29,500,000
    Contract Notes:
    • Full No-Trade Clause
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2016-2016

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $75,000,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $25,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $17,500,000 $10,000,000 $27,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $23,750,000 - $23,750,000
    2018 Contract details by year 33 $23,750,000 - $23,750,000
    • Player opt-out available after 2016 ($27.5M guaranteed)
    • Full no trade clause
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,792,622 - - $2,792,622
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,707,378 - - $7,707,378
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,786,885 - - $3,786,885
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,713,115 - - $6,713,115
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $17,500,000 $10,000,000 - $27,500,000
    Est. Earnings (5 seasons) $53,500,000 $10,000,000 - $63,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $22,500,000 - - $22,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $29,000,000 - - $29,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $29,000,000 - - $29,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $29,500,000 - - $29,500,000
    $163,500,000 $10,000,000 - $173,500,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Yoenis Cespedes ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($22,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #15
    New York Mets: #1
    Center Field: #1

    Total Cash ($22,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #12
    Center Field: #1

    Average Annual ($27,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #6
    Center Field: #1
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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 132 126 479 72 136 25 1 31 86 51 3 108 .284 .357 .534 .891
    2015 DET 159 155 633 101 183 41 7 35 105 33 8 141 .289 .327 .542 .869
    2014 BOS 152 147 600 89 156 36 6 22 100 35 7 128 .260 .301 .450 .751
    2013 OAK 135 133 529 74 127 21 4 26 80 37 7 137 .240 .294 .442 .736
    2012 OAK 129 128 487 70 142 25 5 23 82 43 16 102 .292 .356 .505 .861
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 5 yrs, $123,729,878
    • Avg. Salary: $24,745,976
    • MLB Rank: 9
    • CF Rank: 2

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent: 2021
    • Avg. Salary: $25,000,000
    • MLB Rank: 8
    • CF Rank: 1

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Albert Pujols 10 $240,000,000 $24,000,000 31
    Justin Upton 6 $132,750,000 $22,125,000 28
    Chris Davis 7 $161,000,000 $23,000,000 29
    Giancarlo Stanton 13 $325,000,000 $25,000,000 25
    Averages 9 $214,687,500 $23,854,167 28.3


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Cespedes's current age (31), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    5 $120,741,525 $24,148,305


    Statistical Comparisons

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

    Player H RBI K AVG OPS HR
    Albert Pujols 2010-2011, LAA 1.17 0.72 0.45 0.308 0.970 0.26
    Justin Upton 2014-2015, DET 0.95 0.6 1.09 0.261 0.814 0.18
    Chris Davis 2014-2015, BAL 0.83 0.66 1.33 0.233 0.827 0.25
    Giancarlo Stanton 2013-2014, MIA 1 0.64 1.19 0.271 0.904 0.23
    Average 0.99 0.66 1.02 0.27 0.88 0.23
    Yoenis Cespedes 2015-2016 1.08 0.65 0.88 0.283 0.863 0.22
    % Change 9.09% -1.52% 13.73% 4.81% -1.93% -4.35%
    Median Prime % Change 1.65%
    Average Prime % Change 3.31%


    Yoenis Cespedes'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, $123,729,878 24,745,976