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Left Field Age: 30 Exp: 6.138 Years
Drafted: Round 11 (#333 overall), 2004 College: Tallahassee CC (FL) Agent(s): Meister Sports Management
  • Current Contract

    Michael Saunders signed a 1 year / $9,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, including $9,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $9,000,000. In 2017, Saunders will earn a base salary of $8,000,000. Saunders has a cap hit of $8,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Total Salary
    2017 Contract details by year 30 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 31 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,900,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 29 $2,900,000 $2,900,000
    Source: Jon Heyman
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $237,500 - $237,500
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 - - $420,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $489,100 - - $489,100
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $512,600 - - $512,600
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,300,000 - - $2,300,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,875,000 - - $2,875,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,900,000 - - $2,900,000
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $10,296,700 $237,500 - $10,534,200
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    $19,296,700 $237,500 - $19,534,200
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Michael Saunders ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($8,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #153
    Philadelphia Phillies: #4
    Left Field: #12

    Total Cash ($8,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #151
    Left Field: #10

    Average Annual ($9,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #139
    Left Field: #12
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2016 TOR 140 130 490 70 124 32 3 24 57 59 1 157 .253 .338 .478 .816
    2015 TOR 9 9 31 2 6 0 0 0 3 5 0 10 .194 .306 .194 .500
    2014 SEA 78 61 231 38 63 11 3 8 34 26 4 59 .273 .341 .450 .791
    2013 SEA 132 109 404 59 96 23 3 12 46 54 13 117 .238 .325 .399 .724
    2012 SEA 139 133 507 71 125 31 3 19 57 43 21 132 .247 .306 .432 .738
    2011 SEA 58 47 161 16 24 5 0 2 8 12 6 56 .149 .207 .217 .424
    2010 SEA 100 86 289 29 61 11 2 10 33 35 6 84 .211 .295 .367 .662
    2009 SEA 46 34 122 13 27 1 3 0 4 6 4 40 .221 .258 .279 .537
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • MLB Rank: 0
    • LF Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • LF Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Saunders's current age (30), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Saunders statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    Michael Saunders'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.

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