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Relief Pitcher Age: 28 Exp: 5.043 Years
Drafted: Round 12 (#372 overall), 2006 College: Grayson JC (TX) Agent(s): Kevin Hubbard (Lagardere Unlimited)
  • Current Contract

    Jordan Walden signed a 2 year / $6,600,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including a $350,000 signing bonus, $6,600,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,300,000. In 2016, Walden will earn a base salary of $3,500,000. Walden has a cap hit of $3,675,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $6,600,000
    Signing Bonus $350,000
    Average Salary $3,300,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 27 $2,500,000 $175,000 $2,675,000
    2016 Contract details by year 28 $3,500,000 $175,000 $3,675,000
    2017 Contract details by year 29 $5,250,000 - $5,250,000
    2017 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2017 option includes a $250,000 buyout
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,490,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,490,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 26 $1,490,000 $1,490,000
    • 30 GF: $10,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $91,803 - - $91,803
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $495,000 - - $495,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $541,500 - - $541,500
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,490,000 - - $1,490,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $350,000 - $2,850,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    Est. Earnings (8 seasons) $10,032,303 $350,000 - $10,382,303
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $250,000 - - $250,000
    $10,282,303 $350,000 - $10,632,303
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jordan Walden ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($3,675,000) Rank
    MLB: #299
    St. Louis Cardinals: #15
    Relief Pitcher: #60

    Total Cash ($3,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #311
    Relief Pitcher: #63

    Average Annual ($3,300,000) Rank
    MLB: #332
    Relief Pitcher: #66
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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP
    2015 STL 12 10.1 7 1 1 4 12 0 1 1 0.87 1.065
    2014 ATL 58 50. 33 17 16 27 62 2 0 2 3 2.88 1.2
    2013 ATL 50 47. 39 19 18 14 54 4 4 3 1 3.45 1.128
    2012 LAA 45 39. 35 15 15 18 48 3 3 2 1 3.46 1.359
    2011 LAA 62 60.1 49 22 20 26 67 3 5 5 32 2.98 1.243
    2010 LAA 16 15.1 13 4 4 7 23 1 0 1 1 2.35 1.304
  • 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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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Jordan Walden's Calculated Market Value

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