Mark Buehrle

Starting Pitcher Age: 35 Exp: 14.078 Years
Arbitration: 0-0 Drafted: Round 38 (#1139 overall), 1998 College: Jefferson JC (MO) Agent(s): Jeff Berry (CAA Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Mark Buehrle signed a 4 year / $58,000,000 contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, including a $4,000,000 signing bonus, and an annual average salary of $14,500,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $58,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $14,500,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year $6,000,000 $1,000,000 - $7,000,000
    2013 Contract details by year $11,000,000 $1,000,000 - $12,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year $18,000,000 $1,000,000 $50,000 $19,050,000
    2015 Contract details by year $19,000,000 $1,000,000 - $20,000,000
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $4M signing bonus (deferred without interest)
    • All Star: $50,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2008-2011

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $56,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2008 Contract details by year $14,000,000 - $14,000,000
    2009 Contract details by year $14,000,000 $40,000 $14,040,000
    2010 Contract details by year $14,000,000 $25,000 $14,025,000
    2011 Contract details by year $14,000,000 $25,000 $14,025,000
    • No Trade Clause (2008)
    • $25k for Gold Glove
    • All-Star Selection
      • award bonus: $25,000 for Gold Glove, $15,000 for All Star selection
      • no-trade protection
        • 2008: full no-trade clause
        • 2009 – July 15, 2010limited no-trade protection allowing Buehrle to block trades to certain unspecified clubs. A trade triggers an escalator paying $1M raise to $15M annually, plus a guaranteed fifth year paying $15M for 2012.
        • July 16, 2010-2011Buehrle may not be traded without his permission, under right as 10-and-5 player
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1999 Player Cash Earnings - $300,000 - $150,000
    2000 Player Cash Earnings $200,000 $150,000 - $200,000
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $150,000 - $225,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 $150,000 - $310,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $445,000 $150,000 - $445,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $150,000 - $3,500,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $575,000 $150,000 - $575,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $7,750,000 $150,000 - $7,750,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 $150,000 - $9,500,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 $150,000 - $14,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 $150,000 $40,000 $14,040,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 $150,000 $25,000 $14,025,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 $150,000 $25,000 $14,025,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $8,150,000 - $10,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 $4,150,000 - $11,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 $4,150,000 $50,000 $18,050,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 $4,150,000 - $19,000,000
    Est. Earnings $132,505,000 $22,700,000 $140,000 $136,795,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Mark Buehrle ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($20,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #25
    American: #15
    American East: #0
    Toronto Blue Jays: #2
    Starting Pitcher: #10

    Total Cash ($19,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #32
    Starting Pitcher: #13

    Average Annual ($14,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #60
    Starting Pitcher: #20