Matt Holliday

Left Field Age: 35 Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#210 overall), 1998 Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Matt Holliday signed a 7 year / $120,000,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including an annual average salary of $17,142,857. In 2015, Holliday will earn a base salary of $17,000,000. Holliday has a cap hit of $17,000,000.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $120,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $17,142,857
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2010 Contract details by year $17,000,000 $100,000 $17,100,000
    2011 Contract details by year $17,000,000 $50,000 $17,050,000
    2012 Contract details by year $17,000,000 $50,000 $17,050,000
    2013 Contract details by year $17,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year $17,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year $17,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year $17,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2017 $17,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2018 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2017 option contains a $1 million buyout
    • No-Trade Clause
    • $200k for MVP
    • $150k for WS MVP
    • $100k for NLCS MVP
    • $50k for NLDS MVP, All-Star Start, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
    • $25k for All-Star Selection
    • $2M annually deferred without interest, to be paid from 2020 to 2029

    Perks
    Suite on the road
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2008-2009

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $23,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $11,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2008 Contract details by year $9,500,000 $75,000 $9,575,000
    2009 Contract details by year $13,500,000 - $13,500,000
    • All Star/Gold Glove: $25,000
    • Silver Sluger: $50,000
    • LCS MVP: $75,000
    • MVP/WS MVP: $100,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1998 Player Cash Earnings - $842,500 - $842,500
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $200,000 - - $200,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 - - $300,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 - $500,000 $800,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 - $500,000 $816,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - $375,000 $875,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $4,400,000 - - $4,400,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - $75,000 $9,575,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - $100,000 $17,100,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - $50,000 $17,050,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - $50,000 $17,050,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000
    Est. Earnings (15 seasons) $131,016,000 $842,500 $1,650,000 $133,508,500
  • 2015 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($17,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #40
    National: #20
    National Central: #3
    St. Louis Cardinals: #2
    Left Field: #4

    Total Cash ($17,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #38
    Left Field: #4

    Average Annual ($17,142,857) Rank
    MLB: #41
    Left Field: #4
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2014 STL 156 156 574 83 156 37 0 20 90 74 4 100 .272 .371 .441 .333
    2015 STL 8 8 30 3 10 1 0 0 5 7 2 7 .333 .459 .367 .826