Jonathan Papelbon

Closer Age: 34 Exp: 9.064 Years
Arbitration: 2009-2011 Drafted: Round 4 (#114 overall), 2003 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): Levinson brothers (ACES)
  • Current Contract

    Jonathan Papelbon signed a 4 year / $50,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, including an annual average salary of $12,500,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $50,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,500,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year $11,000,058 $11,000,058
    2013 Contract details by year $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2016 option guaranteed with 55 games finished in 2015 or 100 games finished in 2014-15
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2011 Contract details by year $12,000,000 $12,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings - $529,000 - $264,500
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $335,400 $264,500 - $335,400
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $425,500 $264,500 $25,000 $450,500
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $775,000 $264,500 $25,000 $800,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $6,250,000 $264,500 $50,000 $6,300,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $9,350,000 $264,500 - $9,350,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 $264,500 - $12,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,058 $264,500 - $11,000,058
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 $264,500 - $13,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 $264,500 - $13,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 $264,500 - $13,000,000
    Est. Earnings $79,135,958 $3,174,000 $100,000 $79,500,458
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    09/16/2014 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct 7 games $497,267 Obscene gesture to fans at San Diego (SD)
    06/07/2011 Player contract details by year 2 games $131,147 Arguing balls and strikes against Oakland (OAK)
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jonathan Papelbon ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($13,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    National: #0
    National East: #0
    Philadelphia Phillies: #0
    Closer: #0

    Total Cash ($13,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Closer: #0

    Average Annual ($12,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Closer: #0