Matt Carpenter

3rd Base Age: 29 Exp: 3.012 Years
Drafted: Round 13 (#399 overall), 2009 College: Texas Christian Agent(s): Select Sports Group
  • Current Contract

    Matt Carpenter signed a 6 year / $52,000,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including a $1,500,000 signing bonus, and an annual average salary of $8,666,667. In 2015, Carpenter will earn a base salary of $3,500,000. Carpenter has a cap hit of $3,750,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $52,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,500,000
    Average Salary $8,666,667
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $1,000,000 $250,000 $50,000 $1,300,000
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $3,500,000 $250,000 - $3,750,000
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $6,250,000 $250,000 - $6,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $9,750,000 $250,000 - $10,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $13,500,000 $250,000 - $13,750,000
    2019 Contract details by year 33 $14,500,000 $250,000 - $14,750,000
    2020 Contract details by year 34 $18,500,000 - - $18,500,000
    2021 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2020 Option: $2M buyout
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $504,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $504,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 27 $504,000 $10,000 $514,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $10,000 - $10,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $504,000 - $10,000 $514,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $50,000 $2,550,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    Est. Earnings (6 seasons) $5,898,000 $1,510,000 $60,000 $7,468,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Matt Carpenter ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($3,750,000) Rank
    MLB: #246
    St. Louis Cardinals: #9
    3rd Base: #12

    Total Cash ($3,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #259
    3rd Base: #14

    Average Annual ($8,666,667) Rank
    MLB: #138
    3rd Base: #8
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2015 STL 122 119 449 75 116 30 1 19 67 67 3 111 .258 .358 .457 .815
    2014 STL 158 156 595 99 162 33 2 8 59 95 5 111 .272 .375 .375 .750
    2013 STL 157 154 626 126 199 55 7 11 78 72 3 98 .318 .392 .481 .873
    2012 STL 114 66 296 44 87 22 5 6 46 34 1 63 .294 .365 .463 .828
    2011 STL 7 4 15 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 4 .067 .263 .133 .396

    Valuation

    Trending Up

    • Previous Rating: 15.72
    • Current Salary: $3,750,000

    Production Points

    • Season Total: 338.75
    • Points/Game: 2.78

    Current TVS Rankings

    83 MLB
    17 Infield
    7 St. Louis Cardinals