C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher Age: 35 Exp: 15 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#20 overall), 1998 Agent(s): Greg Genske (Roc Nation Sports)
  • Current Contract

    C.C. Sabathia signed a 8 year / $186,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including a $9,000,000 signing bonus, $186,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $23,250,000. In 2016, Sabathia will earn a base salary of $25,000,000. Sabathia has a cap hit of $25,000,000.

    Contract: 8 yr(s) / $186,000,000
    Signing Bonus $9,000,000
    Average Salary $23,250,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2009 Contract details by year 28 $14,000,000 $1,285,714 $15,285,714
    2010 Contract details by year 29 $23,000,000 $1,285,714 $24,285,714
    2011 Contract details by year 30 $24,285,714 $1,285,714 $25,571,428
    2012 Contract details by year 31 $23,000,000 $1,285,714 $24,285,714
    2013 Contract details by year 32 $23,000,000 $1,285,714 $24,285,714
    2014 Contract details by year 33 $23,000,000 $1,285,714 $24,285,714
    2015 Contract details by year 34 $23,000,000 $1,285,714 $24,285,714
    2016 Contract details by year 35 $25,000,000 - $25,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 36 $25,000,000 - $25,000,000
    Contract Notes:
    • Signing Bonus: $9 million
    • 2017: $5 million buyout
    • 2012-2017: $122 million guaranteed 
    • 2017 vests if Sabathia:
      is not on the DL at the end of 2016
      Does not spend 45+ days on the DL due to his left shoulder
      Does not make 6+ relief appears in 2016 due to left shoulder 
    • No-Trade Clause
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2007-2008

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $17,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,750,000
    Free Agent: 2009 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2007 Contract details by year 26 $8,750,000 $8,750,000
    2008 Contract details by year 27 $9,000,000 $9,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $1,000,000 - $1,450,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 - - $850,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $2,450,000 - - $2,450,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $8,750,000 - - $8,750,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 $1,285,714 - $15,285,714
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 $1,285,714 - $24,285,714
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $24,285,714 $1,285,714 - $25,571,428
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 $1,285,714 - $24,285,714
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 $1,285,714 - $24,285,714
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 $1,285,714 - $24,285,714
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 $1,285,714 - $24,285,714
    Est. Earnings (14 seasons) $186,285,714 $9,999,998 - $196,285,712
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    $191,285,714 $9,999,998 - $201,285,712
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how C.C. Sabathia ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($25,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #7
    New York Yankees: #1
    Starting Pitcher: #6

    Total Cash ($25,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #8
    Starting Pitcher: #5

    Average Annual ($23,250,000) Rank
    MLB: #19
    Starting Pitcher: #9
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2016 NYY 5 5 28.1 31 12 12 13 21 1 2 2 0 3.86
    2015 NYY 29 29 167.1 188 92 88 50 137 28 6 10 0 4.74
    2014 NYY 8 8 46. 58 31 27 10 48 10 3 4 0 5.28
    2013 NYY 32 32 211. 224 122 112 65 175 28 14 13 0 4.78
    2012 NYY 28 28 200. 184 89 75 44 197 22 15 6 0 3.38
    2011 NYY 33 33 237.1 230 87 79 61 230 17 19 8 0 3.00
    2010 NYY 34 34 237.2 209 92 84 74 197 20 21 7 0 3.18
    2009 NYY 34 34 230. 197 96 86 67 197 18 19 8 0 3.37
    2008 MIL 35 35 253. 223 85 76 59 251 19 17 10 0 2.70
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

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    Comparable Players

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    C.C. Sabathia's Calculated Market Value

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