Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher Age: 34 Exp: 10.027 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#29 overall), 2000 Agent(s): Steve Hammond (Aegis Sports Management)
  • Current Contract

    Adam Wainwright signed a 5 year / $97,500,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $97,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $19,500,000. In 2016, Wainwright will earn a base salary of $19,500,000. Wainwright has a cap hit of $19,500,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $97,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $19,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 32 $19,500,000 $50,000 $19,550,000
    2015 Contract details by year 33 $19,500,000 - $19,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year 34 $19,500,000 - $19,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year 35 $19,500,000 - $19,500,000
    2018 Contract details by year 36 $19,500,000 - $19,500,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 37 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   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2008 Contract details by year 26 $500,000 $187,500 - $687,500
    2009 Contract details by year 27 $2,600,000 $187,500 $100,000 $2,887,500
    2010 Contract details by year 28 $4,650,000 $187,500 $150,000 $4,987,500
    2011 Contract details by year 29 $6,500,000 $187,500 - $6,687,500
    2012 Contract details by year 30 $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2013 Contract details by year 31 $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 - $1,250,000 - $1,250,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 - - $300,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 - - $316,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $327,000 - - $327,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $410,000 - - $410,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $750,000 - $1,250,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,600,000 - $100,000 $2,700,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,650,000 - $150,000 $4,800,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - $150,000 $12,150,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - $50,000 $19,550,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000
    Est. Earnings (12 seasons) $75,603,000 $2,000,000 $450,000 $78,053,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000
    $114,603,000 $2,000,000 $450,000 $117,053,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($19,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #38
    St. Louis Cardinals: #1
    Starting Pitcher: #16

    Total Cash ($19,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #40
    Starting Pitcher: #16

    Average Annual ($19,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #38
    Starting Pitcher: #16
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2016 STL 10 10 57.2 72 38 37 17 35 5 4 3 0 5.74
    2015 STL 7 4 28. 25 7 5 4 20 2 1 0 1.61
    2014 STL 32 32 227. 184 64 60 50 179 10 20 9 0 2.38
    2013 STL 35 34 241.2 223 83 79 35 219 15 19 9 0 2.94
    2012 STL 33 32 198.2 196 96 87 52 184 15 14 13 0 3.93
    2010 STL 36 32 223.1 180 66 60 53 205 15 18 11 0 2.42
    2009 STL 38 33 226. 209 73 66 65 204 16 18 7 0 2.63
    2008 STL 24 19 124. 116 50 46 33 85 11 10 3 0 3.34
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

    • Free Agent:
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    • MLB Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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    Adam Wainwright's Calculated Market Value

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