Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher Age: 29 Exp: 5.162 Years
Arbitration: 2013-2015 Drafted: Round 1 (#38 overall), 2004 Agent(s): Levinson brothers (ACES)
  • Current Contract

    Gio Gonzalez signed a 5 year / $42,000,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, including a $500,000 signing bonus, and an annual average salary of $8,400,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $42,000,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $8,400,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year $3,250,000 $100,000 $3,350,000
    2013 Contract details by year $6,250,000 $100,000 $6,350,000
    2014 Contract details by year $8,500,000 $100,000 $8,600,000
    2015 Contract details by year $11,000,000 $100,000 $11,100,000
    2016 Contract details by year $12,000,000 $100,000 $12,100,000
    2017 Contract details by year $12,000,000 - $12,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year $12,000,000 - $12,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 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   Base Salary Total Salary
    2011 Contract details by year $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
    Est. Earnings $4,480,000 $1,350,000 - $5,830,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($11,100,000) Rank
    MLB: #100
    National: #45
    National East: #0
    Washington Nationals: #6
    Starting Pitcher: #38

    Total Cash ($11,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #97
    Starting Pitcher: #35

    Average Annual ($8,400,000) Rank
    MLB: #149
    Starting Pitcher: #53