Matt Cain

Starting Pitcher Age: 30 Exp: 9.038 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#25 overall), 2002 Agent(s): Kyle Rote Jr, Len Hardison (CAA Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Matt Cain signed a 5 year / $127,500,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus, and an annual average salary of $25,500,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $127,500,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $25,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year $15,000,000 $1,166,666 $100,000 $16,266,666
    2013 Contract details by year $20,000,000 $833,333 - $20,833,333
    2014 Contract details by year $20,000,000 $833,333 - $20,833,333
    2015 Contract details by year $20,000,000 $833,333 - $20,833,333
    2016 Contract details by year $20,000,000 $833,333 - $20,833,333
    2017 Contract details by year $20,000,000 $833,333 - $20,833,333
    2018 Contract details by year $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2018 Option includes $7.5 million buyout
    • $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
    • $0.1M for All-Star
    • $0.15M for LCS MVP
    • $0.2M for WS MVP
    • $0.25M for MVP ($0.15M for 2nd in vote, $0.1M for 3rd, $75,000 for 4th, $50,000 for 5th)
    • $0.5M for Cy Young ($0.25M for 2nd in vote, $0.1M for 3rd, $75,000 for 4th, $50,000 for 5th)
    • $1M each for any subsequent Cy Young awards
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2012

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $27,250,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $9,083,333
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2010 Contract details by year $4,250,000 $333,333 $4,583,333
    2011 Contract details by year $7,333,333 $333,333 $7,666,666
    2012 Contract details by year $15,000,000 $333,333 $15,333,333
    • Signing Bonus: $1 million
    • 8-Club trade block
    • $50k for 225 IP
    Spotrac Premium Tools

    To see the rest of the Matt Cain's contract information, plus gain access to all of Spotrac's Premium tools, sign up today. Already Subscribed? Login Here

  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $1,375,000 - $1,375,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $328,000 - - $328,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 $1,000,000 - $1,400,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 $1,000,000 - $1,400,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - $700,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - $700,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,650,000 - $50,000 $2,700,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,650,000 - - $2,650,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 $1,000,000 - $5,250,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $7,333,333 - - $7,333,333
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 $5,000,000 $100,000 $20,100,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $74,411,333 $9,375,000 $150,000 $83,936,333
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Matt Cain ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($20,833,333) Rank
    MLB: #0
    National: #0
    National West: #0
    San Francisco Giants: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0

    Total Cash ($20,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0

    Average Annual ($25,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0