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Starting Pitcher Age: 35 Exp: 4 Years
Agent(s): Matt Sosnick, Paul Cobbe (Wasserman Media Group)
  • Current Contract

    Hisashi Iwakuma signed a 1 year / $12,000,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $12,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,000,000. In 2016, Iwakuma will earn a base salary of $10,000,000 and a signing bonus of $1,000,000. Iwakuma has a cap hit of $11,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 35 $10,000,000 $1,000,000 $11,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 36 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 37 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000
    Contract Notes:
    • Full No Trade Clause
    • 2017 Option includes a $1 million buyout
    • $4M 2017 Escalator for 162 IP in 2016
    • $5M 2018 Escalator for 162 IP in 2017, or 324 IP across 16-17
    • Incentives:
      $500,000 each for 150, 160, 170, 180, 190 IP 

     


    Previous Contracts

    2013-2015

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $14,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 32 $6,500,000 $50,000 $6,550,000
    2014 Contract details by year 33 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year 34 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000
    • 2015 Option includes $1 million buyout
    • All Star: $50,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - $50,000 $6,550,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 $1,000,000 - $11,000,000
    Est. Earnings (5 seasons) $31,500,000 $1,000,000 $50,000 $32,550,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    $32,500,000 $1,000,000 $50,000 $33,550,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Hisashi Iwakuma ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($11,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #104
    Seattle Mariners: #4
    Starting Pitcher: #37

    Total Cash ($11,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #102
    Starting Pitcher: #36

    Average Annual ($12,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #99
    Starting Pitcher: #38
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP
    2016 SEA 26 26 163. 171 72 69 36 118 23 14 9 0 3.81 1.27
    2015 SEA 20 20 129.2 117 53 51 21 111 18 9 5 0 3.54 1.064
    2014 SEA 28 28 179. 167 70 70 21 154 20 15 9 0 3.52 1.05
    2013 SEA 33 33 219.2 179 69 65 42 185 25 14 6 0 2.66 1.006
    2012 SEA 30 16 125.1 117 49 44 43 101 17 9 5 2 3.16 1.277
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $61,743,754
    • Avg. Salary: $15,435,938
    • MLB Rank: 65

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2017
    • Avg. Salary: $12,000,000
    • MLB Rank: 99

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Jake Peavy 2 $24,000,000 $12,000,000 33
    James Shields 4 $75,000,000 $18,750,000 33
    Matt Garza 4 $50,000,000 $12,500,000 30
    Ervin Santana 4 $55,000,000 $13,750,000 32
    Averages 3.5 $51,000,000 $14,571,429 32


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Iwakuma's current age (35), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    4 $59,076,923 $14,769,231


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Iwakuma statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Started, Innings Pitched per game, Wins/Start, Strikeouts per 9 innings, ERA, WHIP per season

    Player GS IP/G W/S SO ERA WHIP
    Jake Peavy 2013-2014, SF 27.50 6.32 0.35 5.07 3.91 1.22
    James Shields 2013-2014, SD 34.00 6.7 0.40 5.53 3.18 1.21
    Matt Garza 2012-2013, MIL 21.00 6.17 0.36 5.52 3.86 1.21
    Ervin Santana 2013-2014, MIN 31.50 6.46 0.37 5.4 3.58 1.22
    Average 28.50 6.41 0.37 5.38 3.63 1.22
    Hisashi Iwakuma 2014-2015 24.00 6.43 0.50 5.52 3.53 1.06
    % Change -15.79% 0.31% 35.14% 2.60% 2.75% 13.11%
    Median Prime % Change 2.68%
    Average Prime % Change 6.35%


    Hisashi Iwakuma'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
    4 years, $61,743,754 15,435,938