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Center Field Age: 30 Exp: 4 Years
Agent(s): Roc Nation Sports
  • Current Contract

    Yoenis Cespedes signed a 3 year / $75,000,000 contract with the New York Mets, including a $10,000,000 signing bonus, $75,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $25,000,000. In 2016, Cespedes will earn a base salary of $17,500,000 and a signing bonus of $10,000,000. Cespedes has a cap hit of $20,833,333.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $75,000,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $25,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $17,500,000 $3,333,333 $20,833,333
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $23,750,000 $3,333,333 $27,083,333
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $23,750,000 $3,333,334 $27,083,334
    Contract Notes:
    • Player opt-out available after 2016 ($27.5M guaranteed)
    • Full no trade clause
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,713,115
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,713,115
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $6,713,115 $6,713,115
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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 $23,750,000 - - $23,750,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $23,750,000 - - $23,750,000
    $101,000,000 $10,000,000 - $111,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($20,833,333) Rank
    MLB: #24
    New York Mets: #1
    Center Field: #2

    Total Cash ($27,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #5
    Center Field: #1

    Average Annual ($25,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #8
    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 102 97 363 55 109 20 1 26 67 40 2 89 .300 .372 .576 .948
    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, $92,816,295
    • Avg. Salary: $18,563,259
    • MLB Rank: 39

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2019
    • Avg. Salary: $25,000,000
    • MLB Rank: 8

    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
    Hunter Pence 5 $90,000,000 $18,000,000 30
    Josh Hamilton 5 $125,000,000 $25,000,000 31
    Jayson Werth 7 $126,000,000 $18,000,000 31
    Matt Holliday 7 $120,000,000 $17,142,857 29
    Averages 6 $115,250,000 $19,208,333 30.3


    Base Calculated Value

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

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    5 $96,867,790 $19,373,558


    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 %, On-Base Plus Slugging, Doubles per game, Home Runs per game

    Player H RBI K AVG OBP OPS 2B HR
    Hunter Pence 2012-2013, SF 1.04 0.63 0.81 0.268 0.329 0.783 0.19 0.16
    Josh Hamilton 2011-2012, LAA 1.13 0.82 0.95 0.291 0.350 0.908 0.23 0.25
    Jayson Werth 2009-2010, WSH 1.01 0.58 0.96 0.282 0.381 0.901 0.23 0.2
    Matt Holliday 2008-2009, STL 1.2 0.67 0.69 0.317 0.401 0.927 0.26 0.17
    Average 1.10 0.68 0.85 0.29 0.37 0.88 0.23 0.20
    Yoenis Cespedes 2014-2015 1.09 0.66 0.86 0.275 0.314 0.811 0.25 0.18
    % Change -0.91% -2.94% -1.18% -5.17% -15.14% -7.84% 8.70% -10.00%
    Median Prime % Change -4.06%
    Average Prime % Change -4.31%


    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, $92,816,295 18,563,259