Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher Age: 33 Exp: 9.027 Years
Arbitration: 2009-2011 Drafted: Round 1 (#29 overall), 2000 Agent(s): Steve Hammond
  • Current Contract

    Adam Wainwright signed a 5 year / $97,500,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including an annual average salary of $19,500,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $97,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $19,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year $19,500,000 $50,000 $19,550,000
    2015 Contract details by year $19,500,000 - $19,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year $19,500,000 - $19,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year $19,500,000 - $19,500,000
    2018 Contract details by year $19,500,000 - $19,500,000
    2019 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Full No Trade Clause
    • Top 10 Cy Young: $500,000
    • $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, MVP
    • $25,000 for Silver Slugger
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2008-2013

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus $750,000
    Average Salary $3,750,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2008 Contract details by year $500,000 $187,500 - $687,500
    2009 Contract details by year $2,600,000 $187,500 $100,000 $2,887,500
    2010 Contract details by year $4,650,000 $187,500 $150,000 $4,987,500
    2011 Contract details by year $6,500,000 $187,500 - $6,687,500
    2012 Contract details by year $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2013 Contract details by year $12,000,000 - $150,000 $12,150,000
    • 2012-2013 options guaranteed with Top 5 Cy Young voting (met 11/16/2010)
    • 2012 option increased to $10 million with Cy Young
    • Cy Young: 1st ($250,000), 2-3 ($100,000), 4-5 ($50,000)
    • All Star: $50,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2000 Player Cash Earnings - $2,500,000 - $1,250,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 $1,250,000 - $300,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 $1,250,000 - $316,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $327,000 $1,250,000 - $327,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $410,000 $1,250,000 - $410,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $2,750,000 - $1,250,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,600,000 $2,000,000 $100,000 $2,700,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,650,000 $2,000,000 $150,000 $4,800,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 $2,000,000 - $6,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 $2,000,000 - $9,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 $2,000,000 $150,000 $12,150,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 $2,000,000 $50,000 $19,550,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 $2,000,000 - $19,500,000
    Est. Earnings $75,603,000 $24,250,000 $450,000 $78,053,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Adam Wainwright ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($19,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    National: #0
    National Central: #0
    St. Louis Cardinals: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0

    Total Cash ($19,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0

    Average Annual ($19,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #0
    Starting Pitcher: #0