Matt Holliday

Drafted:Round 7 (#210 overall), 1998

Current Salary Information

Matt Holliday signed a 7 year / $120 million contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including an annual average salary of $17,142,857.

Contract: 7 yr(s) / $120,000,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary $17,142,857 Guaranteed: $120,000,000 Free Agent: 2018 / Unrestricted
Year Base Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
2010 17,000,000 - 100,000 17,100,000
2011 17,000,000 - 50,000 17,050,000
2012 17,000,000 - 50,000 17,050,000
2013 17,000,000 - - 17,000,000
2014 17,000,000 - - 17,000,000
2015 17,000,000 - - 17,000,000
2016 17,000,000 - - 17,000,000
2017 17,000,000 - - 17,000,000
2018 FA
  • 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

Previous Contracts

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Jan 7 2010
Signed a 7 year $120 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
Jul 24 2009
Traded to St. Louis (STL) from Oakland (OAK) for Shane Peterson, Clay Mortensen and Brett Wallace
Nov 12 2008
Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Colorado (COL) for Huston Street, Greg Smith and Carlos Gonzalez
Jan 18 2008
Signed a 2 year $23 million contract with Colorado (COL)
Jan 16 2007
Signed a 1 year $4.4 million contract with Colorado (COL)
Mar 1 2002
Signed a 4 year $1.11 million contract with Colorado (COL)
Jun 2 1998
Drafted by Colorado (COL): Round 7 (#210 overall)