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Brandon McCarthy

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Atlanta Braves Starting Pitcher Age: 37-193d Exp: 11.122 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 17 (#510 overall), 2002 College: Lamar CC (CO) Agent(s): Ryan Ware (Lagardere Unlimited)

Minors

Braves – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Brandon McCarthy signed a 4 year / $48,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $48,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,000,000. In , McCarthy 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 , while carrying a total salary of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $48,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 31 $11,000,000 $1,500,000 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $17,000,000($17,000,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 32 $11,000,000 $1,500,000 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $11,000,000($28,000,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 33 $10,000,000 $1,500,000 $11,500,000 $11,500,000 $10,000,000($38,000,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 34 $10,000,000 $1,500,000 $11,500,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000($45,000,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 35 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 -($45,000,000)
    2019 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2019 option de-escalates to $5M if he spends more 180+ days on the DL
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2018Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,819,673
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,819,673
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $15,500,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $7,750,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,275,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,275,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,300,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $650,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $650,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $404,760
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $404,760
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $396,068
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $396,068
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2006-2006

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $332,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $332,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2005-2005

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $316,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $316,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2002-2002Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $40,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $40,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $40,000 - $40,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 - - $316,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $332,000 - - $332,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $396,068 - - $396,068
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $404,760 - - $404,760
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $650,000 - - $650,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,275,000 - - $4,275,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $2,500,000 - $6,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,180,327 - - $4,180,327
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,819,673 - - $4,819,673
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 $6,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (14 seasons)
    $65,173,828 $8,540,000 - $73,713,828
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $648,000 $40,000 - $688,000
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,750,828 - - $2,750,828
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,275,000 - - $5,275,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,819,673 $2,500,000 - $11,319,673
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,180,327 - - $4,180,327
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $36,500,000 $6,000,000 - $42,500,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 26 2018Atlanta (ATL) declined an $8M option for 2019
    Dec 16 2017Traded to Atlanta (ATL) from Los Angeles (LAD) with Adrian Gonzalez , Scott Kazmir , Charlie Culberson and $4.5M for Matt Kemp
    Dec 11 2014Signed a 4 year $48 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Jul 6 2014Traded to New York (NYY) from Arizona (ARI) with cash considerations for Vidal Nuno
    Dec 7 2012Signed a 2 year $15.5 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Jan 17 2012Signed a 1 year $4.275 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Dec 13 2010Signed a 1 year $1 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Jan 15 2010Signed a 1 year $1.32 million contract with Texas (TEX)
    Jan 15 2009Signed a 1 year $650k contract with Texas (TEX)
    Feb 25 2008Signed a 1 year $404k contract with Texas (TEX)
    Dec 23 2006Traded to Texas (TEX) from Chicago (CHW) with David Paisano for John Danks, Nick Masset and Jacob Rasner
    Jun 24 2002Drafted by Chicago (CWS): Round 17 (#510 overall)
    Jun 13 2002Signed a contract with Chicago (CHW)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Brandon McCarthy, and the financial implications.

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2018 ATL 15 15 78.2 94 45 43 21 65 15 6 3 0 4.92 1.462 -0.28
    2017 LAD 19 16 92.2 89 43 41 27 72 5 6 4 0 3.98 1.252 0.74
    2016 LAD 10 9 40.0 29 24 22 26 44 2 2 3 0 4.95 1.375 -0.03
    2015 LAD 4 4 23.0 24 15 15 4 29 9 3 0 0 5.87 1.217 -0.32
    2014 NYY 32 32 200.0 222 100 90 33 175 25 10 15 0 4.05 1.275 -0.69
    2013 ARI 22 22 135.0 161 71 68 21 76 13 5 11 0 4.53 1.348 -0.22
    2012 OAK 18 18 111.0 115 44 40 24 73 10 8 6 0 3.24 1.252 2.1
    2011 OAK 25 25 170.2 168 73 63 25 123 11 9 9 0 3.32 1.131 3.3
    2009 TEX 17 17 97.1 96 55 50 36 65 13 7 4 0 4.62 1.356 0.77
    2008 TEX 5 5 22.0 20 11 10 8 10 3 1 1 0 4.09 1.273 0.4
    Totals 252 1216.2 1,253 607 561 319 900 141 69 73 0 4.15 1.292 5.77