Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher Age: 30 Exp: 10.06 Years
Agent(s): Alan Nero, Wil Polidor (Octagon)
  • Current Contract

    Felix Hernandez signed a 7 year / $175,000,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $175,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $25,000,000. In 2016, Hernandez will earn a base salary of $25,000,000 and a signing bonus of $857,142. Hernandez has a cap hit of $25,857,142.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $175,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $25,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 27 $19,000,000 $1,557,142 $50,000 $20,607,142
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $22,000,000 $1,557,142 $50,000 $23,607,142
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $24,000,000 $857,142 $50,000 $24,907,142
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $25,000,000 $857,142 - $25,857,142
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $26,000,000 $857,142 - $26,857,142
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $26,000,000 $857,142 - $26,857,142
    2019 Contract details by year 33 $27,000,000 $857,142 - $27,857,142
    2020 Contract details by year 34 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • full no-trade protection (earn 10-and-5 rights in July 2015)
    • Full No Trade Protection
    • If Elbow Injury for 120-130 days, add a 2020 Club Option ($1 million)
    • All Star/Gold Glove/LCS MVP: $50,000
    • Cy Young: $200,000
    • WS MVP: $100,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2014

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $78,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,500,000
    Average Salary $15,600,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2010 Contract details by year 24 $6,500,000 $700,000 - $7,200,000
    2011 Contract details by year 25 $11,000,000 $700,000 $250,000 $11,950,000
    2012 Contract details by year 26 $19,000,000 $700,000 $50,000 $19,750,000
    2013 Contract details by year 27 $20,000,000 $700,000 - $20,700,000
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $20,500,000 $700,000 - $21,200,000
    • Signing Bonus: $3.5 million
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 10 clubs annually
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All-Star, LSC MVP, Gold Glove; $0.1M for WS MVP; $0.2M for Cy Young
    • $500,000 Escalator for 2010 Cy Young
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $710,000 - $710,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $340,000 - - $340,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 - - $420,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - $540,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,800,000 - $75,000 $3,875,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 $700,000 - $7,200,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 $700,000 $250,000 $11,950,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 $700,000 $50,000 $19,750,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 $1,557,142 $50,000 $20,607,142
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 $1,557,142 $50,000 $23,607,142
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $24,000,000 $857,142 $50,000 $24,907,142
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $106,600,000 $6,781,426 $525,000 $113,906,426
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $26,000,000 $857,142 - $26,857,142
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $26,000,000 $857,142 - $26,857,142
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $27,000,000 $857,142 - $27,857,142
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    $186,600,000 $9,352,852 $525,000 $196,477,852
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Felix Hernandez ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($25,857,142) Rank
    MLB: #6
    Seattle Mariners: #1
    Starting Pitcher: #5

    Total Cash ($25,857,142) Rank
    MLB: #7
    Starting Pitcher: #4

    Average Annual ($25,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #9
    Starting Pitcher: #7
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2016 SEA 9 9 57. 43 20 14 25 47 5 4 3 0 2.21
    2015 SEA 31 31 201.2 180 80 79 58 191 23 18 9 0 3.52
    2014 SEA 34 34 236. 170 68 56 46 248 16 15 6 0 2.14
    2013 SEA 31 31 204.1 184 74 68 46 216 15 12 10 0 3.00
    2012 SEA 33 33 232. 209 84 79 56 223 14 13 9 0 3.06
    2011 SEA 33 33 233.2 218 99 90 67 222 19 13 14 0 3.46
    2010 SEA 34 34 249.2 195 80 63 70 232 17 13 12 0 2.27
    2009 SEA 34 34 238.2 200 81 66 71 217 15 19 5 0 2.49
    2008 SEA 30 30 193.1 192 81 74 79 166 16 8 11 0 3.45
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

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    • MLB Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Felix Hernandez's Calculated Market Value

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