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Mark Melancon

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Atlanta Braves Relief Pitcher Age: 35 Exp: 10.089 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 9 (#284 overall), 2006 College: Arizona Agent(s): (ISE Baseball)

Inactive

Braves – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Mark Melancon signed a 4 year / $62,000,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants, including a $20,000,000 signing bonus, $62,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $15,500,000. In , Melancon 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) / $62,000,000
    Signing Bonus $20,000,000
    Average Salary $15,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $4,000,000 $10,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $16,000,000($16,000,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 33 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $10,000,000($26,000,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 34 $14,000,000 $5,000,000 $19,000,000 $4,591,409 $14,000,000($40,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 35 $14,000,000 $5,000,000 $19,000,000 $10,185,185 $5,185,185($45,185,185)
    2021 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $20M signing bonus ($12M paid in 2017, $8M deferred at $1M each year from 2021-28)
    • Player opt-out available after the 2018 season
    • Full No-Trade Clause
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Upcoming Deferred Contract

    Contract: 8 yr(s) / $80,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,000,000
      Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2021 Contract details by year 36 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 37 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
    2023 Contract details by year 38 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
    2024 Contract details by year 39 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 40 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
    2026 Contract details by year 41 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
    2027 Contract details by year 42 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
    2028 Contract details by year 43 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $14,408,591
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,408,591
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,650,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,650,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2016-2016Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,222,405
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,222,405
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,595,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,595,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $521,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $521,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $521,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $521,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $421,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $421,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

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

    2009-2009

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

    2006-2006Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $600,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings - $600,000 - $600,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $421,000 - - $421,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $521,000 - - $521,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $521,000 - $10,000 $531,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,595,000 - - $2,595,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $5,400,000 - - $5,400,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,222,405 - - $6,222,405
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,427,595 - - $3,427,595
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $12,000,000 - $16,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $9,408,591 - - $9,408,591
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,185,185 - - $5,185,185
    Est. Earnings
    (12 seasons)
    $62,501,776 $12,600,000 $10,000 $75,111,776
    2021* Player Cash Earnings - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000
    2022* Player Cash Earnings - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000
    2023* Player Cash Earnings - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000
    2024* Player Cash Earnings - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000
    2025* Player Cash Earnings - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000
    2026* Player Cash Earnings - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000
    2027* Player Cash Earnings - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000
    2028* Player Cash Earnings - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000
    $62,501,776 $20,600,000 $10,000 $83,111,776
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $400,000 $600,000 - $1,000,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $821,000 - - $821,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $521,000 - - $521,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,738,405 - - $14,748,405
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,427,595 - - $3,427,595
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,408,591 $12,000,000 - $35,408,591
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $19,185,185 - - $19,185,185
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Jul 31 2019Traded to Atlanta (ATL) from San Francisco (SF) for Tristan Beck and Daniel Winkler
    Dec 5 2016Signed a 4 year $62 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Jul 30 2016Traded to Washington (WSH) from Pittsburgh (PIT) for Felipe Rivero and Taylor Hearn
    Jan 15 2016Signed a 1 year $9.65 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 16 2015Signed a 1 year $5.4 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jan 17 2014Signed a 1 year $2.595 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 1 2013Signed a 1 year $521k contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)p
    Dec 26 2012Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from Boston (BOS) with Jerry Sands , Stolmy Pimentel and Ivan DeJesus for Brock Holt and Joel Hanrahan
    Mar 9 2012Signed a 1 year $521k contract with Boston (BOS)
    Dec 14 2011Traded to Boston (BOS) from Houston (HOU) for Jed Lowrie and Kyle Weiland
    Feb 25 2011Signed a 1 year $421k contract with Houston (HOU)
    Jun 15 2006Signed a contract with New York (NYY)
    Jun 6 2006Drafted by New York (NYY): Round 9 (#284 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Mark Melancon, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Mark Melancon ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2020 ATL 23 22.2 22 8 7 7 14 1 2 1 11 2.78 1.279 1
    2019 ATL 67 67.1 71 28 27 18 68 4 5 2 12 3.61 1.322 0.58
    2018 SF 41 39.0 48 18 14 14 31 2 1 4 3 3.23 1.59 0.05
    2017 SF 32 30.0 37 16 15 6 29 3 1 2 11 4.50 1.433 0.12
    2016 PIT 75 71.0 52 16 13 12 65 3 2 2 47 1.65 0.9 1.65
    2015 PIT 78 76.2 57 22 19 14 62 4 3 2 51 2.23 0.926 1.95
    2014 PIT 72 71.0 51 15 15 11 71 2 3 5 33 1.90 0.873 2.43
    2013 PIT 72 71.0 60 15 11 8 70 1 3 2 16 1.39 0.958 2.06
    2012 BOS 41 45.0 45 31 31 12 41 8 0 2 1 6.20 1.267 -0.61
    2011 HOU 71 74.1 65 28 23 26 66 5 8 4 20 2.79 1.224 0.92
    2010 NYY 22 21.1 19 13 10 8 22 2 2 0 0 4.22 1.266 0.1
    2009 NYY 13 16.1 13 8 7 10 10 0 0 1 0 3.86 1.408 0.21
    Totals 607 0 605.2 540 218 192 146 549 35 30 27 205 2.85 1.132 10.46
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • yrs, $0
    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • RP Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • RP Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
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    Base Calculated Value

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

    Length Value Avg. Salary
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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Melancon statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    Mark Melancon'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
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