John Danks

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Atlanta Braves Starting Pitcher Age: 36-244d Exp: 9.041 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Drafted: Round 1 (#9 overall), 2003 Country: United States Agent(s): Jeff Berry (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    John Danks signed a 1 year / $1,500,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $1,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000($1,500,000)
    2018 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2016Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $15,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,750,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2016

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $65,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,500,000
    Average Salary $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,450,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,450,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $520,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $520,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $380,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $380,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2003-2003Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,100,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,100,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings - $2,100,000 - $2,100,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $520,000 - - $520,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,450,000 - - $3,450,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $7,500,000 - $8,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $14,250,000 - - $14,250,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $14,250,000 - - $14,250,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $14,250,000 - - $14,250,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $14,250,000 - - $14,250,000
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $68,250,000 $9,600,000 - $77,850,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $2,100,000 - $2,100,000
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $68,250,000 $7,500,000 - $75,750,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Mar 20 2017Released by Atlanta (ATL)
    Dec 12 2016Signed a contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    May 13 2016Released by Chicago (CHW)
    Dec 21 2011Signed a 5 year $65 million extension with Chicago (CWS)
    Jan 18 2011Signed a 1 year $6 million contract with Chicago (CWS)
    Jan 19 2010Signed a 1 year $3.45 million contract with Chicago (CWS)
    Feb 24 2009Signed a 1 year $520k contract with Chicago (CWS)
    Feb 27 2008Signed a 1 year $400k contract with Chicago (CWS)
    Apr 1 2007Signed a 1 year $380k contract with Chicago (CWS)
    Dec 23 2006Traded to Chicago (CHW) from Texas (TEX) with Nick Masset and Jacob Rasner for Brandon McCarthy and David Paisano
    Jul 10 2003Signed a contract with Texas (TEX)
    Jun 7 2003Drafted by Texas (TEX): Round 1 (#9 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for John Danks, 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
    2016 CHW 4 4 22.1 28 20 18 11 16 5 0 4 0 7.25 1.746 -0.55
    2015 CHW 31 31 183.2 200 107 95 57 132 25 7 15 0 4.66 1.399 -0.03
    2014 CHW 32 32 193.2 205 106 102 74 129 25 11 11 0 4.74 1.441 0.71
    2013 CHW 22 22 138.1 151 81 73 27 89 28 4 14 0 4.75 1.287 0.77
    2012 CHW 9 9 53.2 57 35 34 23 30 7 3 4 0 5.70 1.491 -0.27
    2011 CHW 27 27 170.1 182 89 82 46 135 19 8 12 0 4.33 1.339 2.01
    2010 CHW 32 32 213.0 189 93 88 70 162 18 15 11 0 3.72 1.216 5.46
    2009 CHW 32 32 200.1 184 89 84 73 149 28 13 11 0 3.77 1.283 5.04
    2008 CHW 33 33 195.0 182 74 72 57 159 15 12 9 0 3.32 1.226 6.37
    Totals 248 248 1511.2 1,538 786 733 492 1,110 198 79 104 0 4.36 1.343 19.51