Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher Age: 30 Exp: 6.162 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#38 overall), 2004 Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Gio Gonzalez signed a 5 year / $42,000,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, including a $500,000 signing bonus, $42,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,400,000. In 2016, Gonzalez will earn a base salary of $12,000,000. Gonzalez has a cap hit of $12,100,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $42,000,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $8,400,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year 26 $3,250,000 $100,000 $3,350,000
    2013 Contract details by year 27 $6,250,000 $100,000 $6,350,000
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $8,500,000 $100,000 $8,600,000
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $11,000,000 $100,000 $11,100,000
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $12,000,000 $100,000 $12,100,000
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2017: Club option, $500,000 buyout
    • 2018: If 2017 club option exercised, $12 million becomes guaranteed if has 180 innings in 2017
    • at signing, largest-ever contract for first-time arbitration-eligible pitcher
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $420,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $420,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2011 Contract details by year 25 $420,000 $420,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $850,000 - $850,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - $405,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - $405,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 - - $420,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,250,000 $500,000 - $3,750,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    Est. Earnings (6 seasons) $23,980,000 $1,350,000 - $25,330,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    $24,480,000 $1,350,000 - $25,830,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Gio Gonzalez ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($12,100,000) Rank
    MLB: #92
    Washington Nationals: #4
    Starting Pitcher: #33

    Total Cash ($12,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #91
    Starting Pitcher: #31

    Average Annual ($8,400,000) Rank
    MLB: #155
    Starting Pitcher: #49
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA
    2016 WSH 9 9 53.1 50 21 17 13 47 6 3 2 0 2.89
    2015 WSH 31 31 175.2 181 79 74 69 169 8 11 8 0 3.78
    2014 WSH 27 27 158.2 134 66 63 56 162 10 10 10 0 3.57
    2013 WSH 32 32 195.2 169 79 73 76 192 17 11 8 0 3.35
    2012 WSH 32 32 199.1 149 69 64 76 207 9 21 8 0 2.89
    2011 OAK 31 31 194. 174 81 70 88 188 17 15 12 0 3.25
    2010 OAK 33 33 200.2 171 75 72 92 171 15 15 9 0 3.22
    2009 OAK 20 17 98.2 113 68 63 56 109 14 6 7 0 5.73
    2008 OAK 10 7 34. 32 34 29 25 34 9 1 4 0 7.68
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

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    • MLB Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Gio Gonzalez's Calculated Market Value

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