Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher Age: 31 Exp: 8.143 Years
Arbitration: 2010-2012 Drafted: Round 1 (#17 overall), 2002 Agent(s): John Boggs
  • Current Contract

    Cole Hamels signed a 6 year / $144,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, and an annual average salary of $24,000,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $144,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $24,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year $19,500,000 $1,000,000 $20,500,000
    2014 Contract details by year $22,500,000 $1,000,000 $23,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year $22,500,000 $1,000,000 $23,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year $22,500,000 $1,000,000 $23,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year $22,500,000 $1,000,000 $23,500,000
    2018 Contract details by year $22,500,000 $1,000,000 $23,500,000
    2019 Contract details by year $20,000,000 - $20,000,000
    2020 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2019 Option includes $6 million buyout
    • 2019 option guaranteed if Hamels 1) has 400 IP in 2017-18, including 200 IP in 2018, and 2) is not on the disabled list with a shoulder or elbow injury at the end of the 2018 season
    • limited no-trade protection
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year $15,000,000 $15,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $4,000,000 - $2,000,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $327,000 $2,000,000 - $327,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 $2,000,000 - $400,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $2,000,000 - $500,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $4,350,000 $2,000,000 - $4,350,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,650,000 $2,000,000 - $6,650,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 $2,000,000 $50,000 $9,550,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 $2,000,000 - $15,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 $14,000,000 - $25,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $22,500,000 $8,000,000 - $22,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $22,500,000 $8,000,000 - $22,500,000
    Est. Earnings $101,227,000 $48,000,000 $50,000 $109,277,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/07/2012 Player contract details by year 5 games $409,386 Intentionally throwing at Bryce Harper (WAS)
    $5 $409,386
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Cole Hamels ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($23,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    National: #0
    National East: #0
    Philadelphia Phillies: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0

    Total Cash ($22,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0

    Average Annual ($24,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0