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Starting Pitcher Age: 41 Exp: 16.038 Years
Drafted: Round 8 (#217 overall), 1995 Country: United States Agent(s): Derek Braunecker, Mark Rodgers (Frontline)
Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    A.J. Burnett signed a 1 year / $8,500,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including $8,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,500,000. In , Burnett will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,500,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Adjusted Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 38 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000
    2016 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $22,500,000
    Signing Bonus $7,500,000
    Average Salary $11,250,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 37 $7,500,000 $3,750,000 $11,250,000
    2015 Contract details by year 38 $9,000,000 $3,750,000 $12,750,000
    • Limited no-trade clause
    • 2015 Option Includes $1 million buyout
    • If declined 2015 Option becomes $12.75M player option (declined)
    • Games Started Bonus:
      24,27: $500,000
      30: $750,000 
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $367,500 - - $367,500
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $3,650,000 - $100,000 $3,750,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $6,000,000 - $7,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $11,500,000 - - $11,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 $7,500,000 - $15,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (14 seasons)
    $132,517,500 $13,500,000 $100,000 $146,117,500
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    06/04/2010 Player contract details by year 5 games $450,819 Intentionally throwing at Nelson Cruz (TEX)
    $5 $450,819
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP
    2015 PIT 26 26 164. 174 64 58 49 143 11 9 7 0 3.18 1.36
    2014 PHI 34 34 213.2 205 122 109 96 190 20 8 18 0 4.59 1.409
    2013 PIT 30 30 191. 165 79 70 67 209 11 10 11 0 3.30 1.215
    2012 PIT 31 31 202.1 189 86 79 62 180 18 16 10 0 3.51 1.241
    2011 NYY 34 32 190.1 190 115 109 83 173 31 11 11 0 5.15 1.434
    2010 NYY 33 33 186.2 204 118 109 78 145 25 10 15 0 5.26 1.511
    2009 NYY 33 33 207. 193 99 93 97 195 25 13 9 0 4.04 1.401
    2008 TOR 35 34 221.1 211 109 100 86 231 19 18 10 0 4.07 1.342
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