Ian Desmond

Shortstop Age: 30 Exp: 6.027 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#84 overall), 2004 Agent(s): Doug Rogalski (Sports One Athlete Management)
  • Current Contract

    Ian Desmond signed a 2 year / $17,500,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $17,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,750,000. In , Desmond will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of . Desmond has a cap hit of while his dead money value is .

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $17,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,750,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $6,500,000 $6,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
    2016 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • MVP: $500,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,800,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 27 $3,800,000 $3,800,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $430,000 - $430,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $441,500 - - $441,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $512,500 - - $512,500
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,800,000 - - $3,800,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    Est. Earnings (7 seasons) $23,054,000 $430,000 - $23,484,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Ian Desmond ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Total Cash ($0) Rank

    Average Annual ($0) Rank
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2015 WSH 156 155 583 69 136 27 2 19 62 45 14 187 .233 .290 .384 .674
    2014 WSH 154 154 593 73 151 26 3 24 91 46 24 183 .255 .313 .430 .743
    2013 WSH 158 158 600 77 168 38 3 20 80 43 21 145 .280 .331 .453 .784
    2012 WSH 130 126 513 72 150 33 2 25 73 30 21 113 .292 .335 .511 .846
    2011 WSH 147 140 560 64 144 24 3 8 48 31 22 134 .257 .299 .354 .653
    2010 WSH 145 128 495 55 135 23 4 8 62 27 16 105 .273 .310 .384 .694
    2009 WSH 21 20 82 9 23 5 2 4 12 5 1 14 .280 .318 .537 .855
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 5 yrs, $0
    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 508

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2016
    • Avg. Salary: $8,750,000
    • MLB Rank: -

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Brandon Phillips 6 $72,500,000 $12,083,333 30
    Jhonny Peralta 4 $53,000,000 $13,250,000 31
    Ian Kinsler 5 $75,000,000 $15,000,000 30
    Dustin Pedroia 8 $110,000,000 $13,750,000 30
    Averages 5.8 $77,625,000 $13,500,000 30.3


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Desmond's current age (30), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    5 $0 $0


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Desmond statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Hits per game, RBIs per game, Runs per game, Batting Average, On-Base %

    Player GP % H RBI R AVG OBP
    Brandon Phillips 2010-2011, CIN 94.03 1.16 0.47 0.64 0.287 0.342
    Jhonny Peralta 2012-2013, STL 79.32 0.98 0.46 0.42 0.267 0.328
    Ian Kinsler 2011-2012, TEX 95.37 1.05 0.48 0.72 0.256 0.340
    Dustin Pedroia 2012-2013, BOS 92.9 1.18 0.5 0.57 0.296 0.360
    Average 90.41 1.09 0.48 0.59 0.28 0.34
    Ian Desmond 2014-2015 95.68 0.93 0.49 0.46 0.244 0.302
    % Change 5.83% -14.68% 2.08% -22.03% -12.86% -11.18%
    Median Prime % Change -12.02%
    Average Prime % Change -8.81%


    Ian Desmond'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.

    5 yr, $0 ($0 average)