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Center Field Age: 32 Exp: 7.111 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#20 overall), 2002 Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Denard Span signed a 3 year / $31,000,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $31,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $10,333,333. In 2016, Span will earn a base salary of $3,000,000 and a signing bonus of $6,000,000. Span has a cap hit of $5,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $31,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $10,333,333
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 32 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $5,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 33 $9,000,000 $2,000,000 $11,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 34 $9,000,000 $2,000,000 $11,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 35 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000
    Contract Notes:
    • 2019 mutual option includes a $4M buyout
    • 2017 Escalator: $1M (PA)
    • 2018-19 Escalator: $2M (PA)

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2015

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $16,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,300,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2010 Contract details by year 26 $750,000 $750,000
    2011 Contract details by year 27 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
    2012 Contract details by year 28 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
    2013 Contract details by year 29 $4,750,000 $4,750,000
    2014 Contract details by year 30 $6,500,000 $6,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year 31 $9,000,000 $9,000,000
    • 2015 option includes a $500k buyout
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $1,700,000 - $1,700,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 - - $390,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 - - $435,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - $750,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $6,000,000 - $9,000,000
    Est. Earnings (9 seasons) $28,825,000 $7,700,000 - $36,525,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    $58,825,000 $7,700,000 - $66,525,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Denard Span ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($5,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #242
    San Francisco Giants: #13
    Center Field: #15

    Total Cash ($9,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #131
    Center Field: #9

    Average Annual ($10,333,333) Rank
    MLB: #123
    Center Field: #8
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2016 SF 87 84 354 40 89 13 3 4 31 38 9 52 .251 .328 .339 .667
    2015 WSH 61 61 246 38 75 17 0 5 23 25 11 26 .305 .369 .435 .804
    2014 WSH 147 144 610 94 184 39 8 5 37 50 31 65 .302 .355 .416 .771
    2013 WSH 153 145 610 75 170 28 11 4 47 42 20 77 .279 .327 .380 .707
    2012 MIN 128 122 516 71 146 38 4 4 41 47 17 62 .283 .342 .395 .737
    2011 MIN 70 68 284 37 75 11 5 2 16 27 6 36 .264 .328 .359 .687
    2010 MIN 153 151 629 85 166 24 10 3 58 60 26 74 .264 .331 .348 .679
    2009 MIN 145 143 578 97 180 16 10 8 68 70 23 89 .311 .392 .415 .807
    2008 MIN 93 90 347 70 102 16 7 6 47 50 18 60 .294 .387 .432 .819
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 3 yrs, $43,616,700
    • Avg. Salary: $14,538,900
    • MLB Rank: 73

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2020
    • Avg. Salary: $10,333,333
    • MLB Rank: 123

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Angel Pagan 4 $40,000,000 $10,000,000 31
    Jason Heyward 8 $184,000,000 $23,000,000 26
    Ben Zobrist 4 $18,000,000 $4,500,000 28
    Melky Cabrera 3 $42,000,000 $14,000,000 30
    Averages 4.8 $71,000,000 $14,947,368 28.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Span's current age (32), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $42,000,000 $14,000,000


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Span statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Hits per game, Strikeouts per game, Runs per game, RBIs per game, Batting Average, On-Base %, Doubles per game

    Player H K R RBI AVG OBP 2B
    Angel Pagan 2011-2012, SF 1.08 0.57 0.59 0.4 0.276 0.331 0.22
    Jason Heyward 2014-2015, CHC 1.04 0.62 0.5 0.39 0.281 0.355 0.19
    Ben Zobrist 2008-2009, TB 0.93 0.66 0.57 0.57 0.285 0.387 0.18
    Melky Cabrera 2013-2014, CHW 1.18 0.5 0.53 0.45 0.293 0.340 0.22
    Average 1.06 0.59 0.55 0.45 0.28 0.35 0.20
    Denard Span 2013-2015 1.19 0.47 0.57 0.3 0.293 0.346 0.23
    % Change 12.26% 20.34% 3.64% -33.33% 4.64% -1.14% 15.00%
    Median Prime % Change 4.64%
    Average Prime % Change 3.06%


    Denard Span'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.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    3 years, $43,616,700 14,538,900