J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher Age: 33 Exp: 7.047 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#92 overall), 2004 College: Northwestern Agent(s): Jay Fee Sports
  • Current Contract

    J.A. Happ signed a 3 year / $36,000,000 contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, including $36,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,000,000. In 2016, Happ will earn a base salary of $10,000,000. Happ has a cap hit of $10,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $36,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Total Salary
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Contract details by year $4,320,219 $4,320,219
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $420,000 - $420,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 - - $390,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - $405,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $470,000 - - $470,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $474,000 - - $474,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,350,000 - - $2,350,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 - - $3,700,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,200,000 - - $5,200,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,379,781 - - $2,379,781
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,320,219 - - $4,320,219
    Est. Earnings (9 seasons) $20,069,000 $420,000 - $20,489,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    $56,069,000 $420,000 - $56,489,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how J.A. Happ ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($10,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #119
    Toronto Blue Jays: #7
    Starting Pitcher: #44

    Total Cash ($10,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #140
    Starting Pitcher: #50

    Average Annual ($12,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #105
    Starting Pitcher: #39
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2015 SEA 32 31 172. 172 71 69 45 151 16 11 8 0 3.61
    2014 TOR 30 26 158. 160 79 74 51 133 22 11 11 0 4.22
    2013 TOR 18 18 92.2 91 53 47 45 77 10 5 7 0 4.55
    2012 TOR 32 24 144.2 147 79 77 56 144 19 10 11 0 4.78
    2011 HOU 28 27 148.2 153 102 92 79 129 21 5 14 0 5.56
    2010 PHI 16 16 87.1 73 37 33 47 70 8 6 3 0 3.41
    2009 PHI 34 22 164. 145 53 52 55 118 20 11 4 0 2.85
    2008 PHI 6 4 26.1 19 6 6 12 20 1 1 0 0 2.08
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 3 yrs, $0
    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 514

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2019
    • Avg. Salary: $12,000,000
    • MLB Rank: 105

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare J.A. Happ to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
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    Averages 0 $0 $0 0


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Happ's current age (33), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $0 $0


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Happ statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Started, Innings Pitched per game, Wins/Start, Strikeouts per 9 innings, ERA, WHIP per season

    Player GS IP/G W/S SO ERA WHIP
    -2--1, 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
    -2--1, 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
    -2--1, 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
    -2--1, 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
    Average 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
    J.A. Happ 2014-2015 28.50 5.32 0.39 4.58 3.90 1.30
    % Change 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Median Prime % Change 0.00%
    Average Prime % Change 0.00%


    J.A. Happ's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our market value.

    3 yr, $0 ($0 average)