Bryce Harper

Right Field Age: 23 Exp: 3.159 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2010 College: Southern Nevada Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Bryce Harper signed a 2 year / $7,500,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $7,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,750,000. In 2016, Harper will earn a base salary of $5,000,000. Harper has a cap hit of $5,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $7,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,750,000
    Free Agent: -
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 22 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year 23 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
    2017 Bryce Harper Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 24 ARB 1  
    2018 Bryce Harper Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 25 ARB 2  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $9,900,000
    Signing Bonus $6,250,000
    Average Salary $1,980,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2011 Contract details by year 18 $500,000 $1,250,000 - $1,750,000
    2012 Contract details by year 19 $500,000 $1,250,000 - $1,750,000
    2013 Contract details by year 20 $750,000 $1,250,000 - $2,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year 21 $900,000 $1,250,000 $500,000 $2,650,000
    2015 Contract details by year 22 $1,000,000 $1,250,000 - $2,250,000
    • 2014-15 Active Roster Bonus: $125,000 each for 30,60,90,120
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $6,250,000 - $6,750,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - $750,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - $500,000 $1,400,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    Est. Earnings (6 seasons) $10,150,000 $6,250,000 $500,000 $16,900,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/11/2016 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official 1 game - Verbally abusing officials
    $1 -
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Bryce Harper ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($5,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #242
    Washington Nationals: #10
    Right Field: #18

    Total Cash ($5,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #240
    Right Field: #18

    Average Annual ($3,750,000) Rank
    MLB: #308
    Right Field: #20
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2016 WSH 47 45 143 29 35 8 0 12 32 48 8 36 .245 .426 .552 .978
    2015 WSH 153 153 521 118 172 38 1 42 99 124 7 131 .330 .460 .649 1.109
    2014 WSH 100 94 352 41 96 10 2 13 32 38 2 104 .273 .344 .423 .767
    2013 WSH 118 114 424 71 116 24 3 20 58 61 11 94 .274 .368 .486 .854
    2012 WSH 139 133 533 98 144 26 9 22 59 56 18 120 .270 .340 .477 .817
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 10 yrs, $355,787,953
    • Avg. Salary: $35,578,795
    • MLB Rank:

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2019
    • Avg. Salary: $3,750,000
    • MLB Rank: 308

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Giancarlo Stanton 13 $325,000,000 $25,000,000 25
    Justin Upton 6 $132,750,000 $22,125,000 28
    Mike Trout 6 $144,500,000 $24,083,333 23
    Jason Heyward 8 $184,000,000 $23,000,000 26
    Averages 8.3 $196,562,500 $23,825,758 25.5


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Harper's current age (23), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    10 $241,327,869 $24,132,787


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Harper statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Strikeouts per game, Doubles per game, Home Runs per game, RBIs per game, Batting Average, On-Base Plus Slugging, Hits per game

    Player K 2B HR RBI AVG OPS H
    Giancarlo Stanton 2013-2014, MIA 1.19 0.22 0.23 0.64 0.271 0.904 1
    Justin Upton 2014-2015, DET 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0
    Mike Trout 2013-2014, LAA 1.02 0.25 0.2 0.66 0.305 0.964 1.16
    Jason Heyward 2014-2015, CHC 0.62 0.19 0.08 0.39 0.281 0.766 1.04
    Average 0.71 0.17 0.13 0.42 0.21 0.66 0.80
    Bryce Harper 2015-2016 0.84 0.23 0.27 0.66 0.312 1.080 1.04
    % Change -18.31% 35.29% 107.69% 57.14% 48.57% 63.64% 30.00%
    Median Prime % Change 48.57%
    Average Prime % Change 46.29%


    Bryce Harper'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 current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    10 years, $355,787,953 35,578,795