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Left Field Age: 36 Exp: 12 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#210 overall), 1998 Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Matt Holliday signed a 1 year / $13,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $13,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $13,000,000. In 2017, Holliday will earn a base salary of $13,000,000. Holliday has a cap hit of $13,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $13,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Total Salary
    2017 Contract details by year 37 $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2016

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $120,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $17,142,857
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2010 Contract details by year 30 $17,000,000 $100,000 $17,100,000
    2011 Contract details by year 31 $17,000,000 $50,000 $17,050,000
    2012 Contract details by year 32 $17,000,000 $50,000 $17,050,000
    2013 Contract details by year 33 $17,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year 34 $17,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year 35 $17,000,000 $25,000 $17,025,000
    2016 Contract details by year 36 $17,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 37 $17,000,000 - $17,000,000
    • 2017 option contains a $1 million buyout
    • No-Trade Clause
    • $200k for MVP
    • $150k for WS MVP
    • $100k for NLCS MVP
    • $50k for NLDS MVP, All-Star Start, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
    • $25k for All-Star Selection
    • $2M annually deferred without interest, to be paid from 2020 to 2029
    • Perks
      Suite on the road
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1998 Player Cash Earnings - $842,500 - $842,500
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $200,000 - - $200,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 - - $300,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 - $500,000 $800,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 - $500,000 $816,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - $375,000 $875,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $4,400,000 - - $4,400,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - $75,000 $9,575,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - $100,000 $17,100,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - $50,000 $17,050,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - $50,000 $17,050,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - $25,000 $17,025,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000
    Est. Earnings (15 seasons) $148,016,000 $842,500 $1,675,000 $150,533,500
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    $161,016,000 $842,500 $1,675,000 $163,533,500
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2017 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($13,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #82
    New York Yankees: #4
    Left Field: #7

    Total Cash ($13,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #81
    Left Field: #7

    Average Annual ($13,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #82
    Left Field: #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 STL 110 99 382 48 94 20 1 20 62 35 0 71 .246 .322 .461 .783
    2015 STL 73 68 229 24 64 18 1 4 35 39 2 49 .279 .394 .419 .813
    2014 STL 156 156 574 83 156 37 0 20 90 74 4 100 .272 .370 .441 .811
    2013 STL 141 140 520 103 156 31 1 22 94 69 6 86 .300 .389 .490 .879
    2012 STL 157 154 599 95 177 36 2 27 102 75 4 132 .295 .379 .497 .876
    2011 STL 124 119 446 83 132 36 0 22 75 60 2 93 .296 .388 .525 .913
    2010 STL 158 156 596 95 186 45 1 28 103 69 9 93 .312 .390 .532 .922
    2009 OAK 156 154 581 94 182 39 3 24 109 72 14 101 .313 .394 .515 .909
    2008 COL 139 139 539 107 173 38 2 25 88 74 28 104 .321 .409 .538 .947
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 3 yrs, $41,770,375
    • Avg. Salary: $13,923,458
    • MLB Rank: 79
    • LF Rank: 9

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent: 2018
    • Avg. Salary: $17,142,857
    • MLB Rank: 47
    • LF Rank: 5

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Carlos Beltran 3 $45,000,000 $15,000,000 36
    Victor Martinez 4 $68,000,000 $17,000,000 36
    Adrian Beltre 2 $36,000,000 $18,000,000 36
    Nelson Cruz 4 $57,000,000 $14,250,000 34
    Averages 3.3 $51,500,000 $15,846,154 35.5


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Holliday's current age (36), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $49,064,516 $16,354,839


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Holliday 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
    Carlos Beltran 2012-2013, NYY 91.36 1.05 0.55 0.61 0.72 0.282 0.343
    Victor Martinez 2013-2014, DET 95.68 1.19 0.5 0.6 0.34 0.316 0.380
    Adrian Beltre 2014-2015, TEX 89.81 1.17 0.56 0.55 0.48 0.306 0.361
    Nelson Cruz 2013-2014, SEA 82.72 1.03 0.51 0.69 0.93 0.269 0.331
    Average 89.89 1.11 0.53 0.61 0.62 0.29 0.35
    Matt Holliday 2015-2016 56.48 0.86 0.39 0.53 0.66 0.259 0.350
    % Change -37.17% -22.52% -26.42% -13.11% -6.45% -10.69% 0.00%
    Median Prime % Change -13.11%
    Average Prime % Change -16.62%


    Matt Holliday'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
    3 years, $41,770,375 13,923,458