Joe Blanton

Starting Pitcher Age: 34 Exp: 10.016 Years
College: Kentucky Agent(s): Jeff Berry (CAA Sports)
Player Status: Minor
  • Current Contract

    Joe Blanton signed a 1 year / $1,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including an annual average salary of $1,000,000. In 2015, Blanton will earn a base salary of $1,000,000. Blanton has a cap hit of $1,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year $1,000,000 $1,000,000
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Incentives: $3 million
    • Opt Outs: 4/1/15, 5/15/15
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2015

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year $6,500,000 $6,500,000
    2014 Contract details by year $7,500,000 $7,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year $8,000,000 $8,000,000
    • 2015 Option:$2 million buyout
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    Est. Earnings (2 seasons) $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000