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Relief Pitcher Age: 35 Exp: 10.064 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#114 overall), 2003 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): Levinson brothers (ACES)
  • Current Contract

    Jonathan Papelbon signed a 4 year / $50,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, including $50,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,500,000. In 2016, Papelbon will earn a base salary of $11,000,000. Papelbon has a cap hit of $11,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $50,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,500,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year 31 $11,000,058 $11,000,058
    2013 Contract details by year 32 $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year 33 $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year 34 $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 35 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
    2017 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2016 vesting option converted into $11M salary with WAS, $3M defers to 2017.
    • 2016 Team Trade Block List: Braves, Reds, Royals, Mariners, Athletics, Blue Jays, Brewers, Diamondbacks, Dodgers, Indians, Marlins, Orioles, Pirates, Rangers, Rockies, Twins, White Sox
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Contract details by year $12,598,361 $12,598,361
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings - $264,500 - $264,500
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $335,400 - - $335,400
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $425,500 - $25,000 $450,500
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $775,000 - $25,000 $800,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $6,250,000 - $50,000 $6,300,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $9,350,000 - - $9,350,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,058 - - $11,000,058
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $401,639 - - $401,639
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $12,598,361 - - $12,598,361
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    Est. Earnings (11 seasons) $90,135,958 $264,500 $100,000 $90,500,458
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    09/28/2015 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct 3 games $213,114 Intentionally throwing at Manny Machado (BAL)
    09/28/2015 Player contract details by year Fighting 4 games $284,153 Violating team conduct (fighting with Bryce Harper)
    09/16/2014 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct 7 games $497,267 Obscene gesture to fans at San Diego (SD)
    06/07/2011 Player contract details by year 2 games $131,147 Arguing balls and strikes against Oakland (OAK)
    $16 $1,125,681
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jonathan Papelbon ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($11,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #105
    Washington Nationals: #5
    Relief Pitcher: #4

    Total Cash ($11,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #103
    Relief Pitcher: #3

    Average Annual ($12,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #93
    Relief Pitcher: #1
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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP
    2016 WSH 35 32.2 35 17 16 13 30 2 2 4 19 4.41 1.469
    2015 PHI 59 63.1 53 22 15 12 56 7 4 3 24 2.13 1.026
    2014 PHI 66 66.1 45 15 15 15 63 2 2 3 39 2.04 0.905
    2013 PHI 61 61.2 59 23 20 11 57 6 5 1 29 2.92 1.135
    2012 PHI 70 70. 56 22 19 18 92 8 5 6 38 2.44 1.057
    2011 BOS 63 64.1 50 22 21 10 87 3 4 1 31 2.94 0.933
    2010 BOS 65 67. 57 34 29 28 76 7 5 7 37 3.90 1.269
    2009 BOS 66 68. 54 15 14 24 76 5 1 1 38 1.85 1.147
    2008 BOS 67 69.1 58 24 18 8 77 4 5 4 41 2.34 0.952
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 3 yrs, $28,496,662
    • Avg. Salary: $9,498,887
    • MLB Rank: 135

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2017
    • Avg. Salary: $12,500,000
    • MLB Rank: 93

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    David Robertson 4 $46,000,000 $11,500,000 29
    Ryan Madson 3 $22,000,000 $7,333,333 35
    Francisco Rodriguez 2 $13,000,000 $6,500,000 32
    Huston Street 2 $18,000,000 $9,000,000 32
    Averages 2.8 $24,750,000 $9,000,000 32


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Papelbon's current age (35), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $28,363,636 $9,454,545


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Papelbon statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Innings Pitched per game, Strikeouts per 9 innings, ERA, WHIP per season

    Player IP/G Saves SO ERA WHIP
    David Robertson 2013-2014, CHW 0.98 0.32 1.3 2.55 1.05
    Ryan Madson 2014-2015, OAK 0.93 0.04 0.86 2.10 0.95
    Francisco Rodriguez 2013-2014, MIL 0.98 0.46 1.09 2.90 1.07
    Huston Street 2014-2015, LAA 0.99 0.66 0.93 2.29 1.05
    Average 0.97 0.37 1.05 2.46 1.03
    Jonathan Papelbon 2014-2016 1.01 0.51 0.93 2.55 1.07
    % Change 4.12% 37.84% -11.43% -3.66% -3.88%
    Median Prime % Change -3.66%
    Average Prime % Change 4.60%


    Jonathan Papelbon'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
    3 years, $28,496,662 9,498,887