John Lackey

Starting Pitcher Age: 36 Exp: 12.095 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#68 overall), 1999 College: Grayson County CC, Texas Agent(s): Steve Hilliard (Octagon)
  • Current Contract

    John Lackey signed a 5 year / $82,500,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including a $3,500,000 signing bonus, and an annual average salary of $16,500,000. In 2015, Lackey will earn a base salary of $507,500. Lackey has a cap hit of $507,500.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $82,500,000
    Signing Bonus $3,500,000
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2010 Contract details by year 31 $18,000,000 $700,000 $18,700,000
    2011 Contract details by year 32 $15,250,000 $700,000 $15,950,000
    2012 Contract details by year 33 $15,250,000 $700,000 $15,950,000
    2013 Contract details by year 34 $15,250,000 $700,000 $15,950,000
    2014 Contract details by year 35 $4,916,666 - $4,916,666
    2015 Contract details by year 36 $507,500 - $507,500
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2015 club option at Major League minimum salary if Lackey misses significant time with surgery for pre-existing elbow injury in 2010-14
    • Trading Bonus: $500,000 (exercised, 2014)
    • All Star/Gold Glove: $50,000
    • LCS MVP: $75,000
    • WS MVP: $100,000
    • MVP: 1st ($500,000), 2-5 ($100,000)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2014 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Dead Cap Hit
    2014 Contract details by year $10,333,334 $700,000 $500,000 $11,533,334
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $315,000 - - $315,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 - - $375,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $440,000 - - $440,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $3,010,000 $1,000,000 - $4,010,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - $125,000 $5,625,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 $3,500,000 - $21,500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $15,250,000 - - $15,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $15,250,000 - - $15,250,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $15,250,000 - - $15,250,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,916,666 - - $4,916,666
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,333,334 - $500,000 $10,833,334
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $507,500 - - $507,500
    Est. Earnings (13 seasons) $106,147,500 $4,500,000 $625,000 $111,272,500
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how John Lackey ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($507,500) Rank
    MLB: #710
    St. Louis Cardinals: #28
    Starting Pitcher: #186

    Total Cash ($507,500) Rank
    MLB: #708
    Starting Pitcher: #183

    Average Annual ($16,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #48
    Starting Pitcher: #18
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2015 STL 20 20 131.1 130 44 42 32 94 10 9 5 0 2.89
    2014 STL 31 31 198. 206 94 84 47 164 24 14 10 0 0.00

    Valuation

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    • Previous Rating: 15.65
    • Current Salary: $507,500

    Production Points

    • Season Total: 142.58
    • Points/Game: 7.13

    Current TVS Rankings

    33 MLB
    17 Pitching
    4 St. Louis Cardinals