Will Smith

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Atlanta Braves Relief Pitcher Age: 32-205d Exp: 8.155 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Left
Drafted: Round 7 (#229 overall), 2008 College: Gulf Coast CC (FL) Agent(s): (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Will Smith signed a 3 year / $40,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $40,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $13,333,333. In 2022, Smith will earn a base salary of $13,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $13,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $40,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,333,333
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $4,814,815 $4,814,815($4,814,815)
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000($17,814,815)
    2022 Contract details by year 32 $13,000,000 $13,333,333 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000($30,814,815)
    2023 Contract details by year 33 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $1,000,000($31,814,815)
    2024 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2023 Club Option, $1 million buyout
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,225,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,225,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,475,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,475,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2016-2016Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $967,214
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $967,214
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $512,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $512,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $502,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $502,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $496,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $496,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $480,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $480,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $150,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $150,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings - $150,000 - $150,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $496,500 - - $496,500
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $502,000 - - $502,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $512,500 - - $512,500
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $507,786 - - $507,786
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $967,214 - - $967,214
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,225,000 - - $4,225,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,814,815 - - $4,814,815
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $30,505,815 $150,000 - $30,655,815
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    $44,505,815 $150,000 - $44,655,815
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $150,000 - $150,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $976,500 - - $976,500
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,981,714 - - $1,981,714
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,732,786 - - $9,732,786
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $17,814,815 - - $17,814,815
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    06/05/2015 Player contract details by year Foreign Substances on Body/Uniform 6 games $16,803 Foreign substance while pitching
    6 $16,803
  • Transactions

    Nov 14 2019Signed a 3 year $40 million contract with Atlanta (ATL) - includes 2023 Club Option
    Nov 4 2019San Francisco (SF) extended a $17.8 million Qualifying Offer
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $4.225 million contract with San Francisco (SF), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with San Francisco (SF), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 13 2017Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with San Francisco (SF), avoiding arbitration
    Aug 1 2016Traded to San Francisco (SF) from Milwaukee (MIL) for Phil Bickford and Andrew Susac
    Jan 15 2016Signed a 1 year $1.475 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
    Jun 5 2015Suspended 6 games for using a foreign substance while pitching, forfeiting $16,803 in 2015 salary with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Mar 3 2015Signed a 1 year $512,500 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $502k contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Dec 5 2013Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from Kansas City (KC) for Norichika Aoki
    Feb 20 2013Signed a 1 year $496,500 contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Jul 22 2010Traded to Kansas City (KC) from Los Angeles (LAA) with Sean O'Sullivan for Alberto Callaspo
    Jun 11 2008Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAA)
    Jun 6 2008Drafted by Los Angeles (LAA): Round 7 (#229 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Will Smith, and the financial implications.

  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Will Smith 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
    2021 ATL 71 68.0 49 27 26 28 87 11 3 7 37 3.44 1.132 1.64
    2020 ATL 18 16.0 11 8 8 4 18 7 2 2 0 4.50 0.938 0.19
    2019 SF 63 65.1 46 20 20 21 96 10 6 0 34 2.76 1.026 2.06
    2018 SF 54 53.0 37 18 15 15 71 3 2 3 14 2.55 0.981 0.96
    2016 MIL 53 40.1 31 19 15 18 48 3 2 4 0 3.35 1.215 -0.18
    2015 MIL 76 63.1 52 23 19 24 91 5 7 2 0 2.70 1.2 1.02
    2014 MIL 78 65.2 62 31 27 31 86 6 1 3 1 3.70 1.416 0.04
    2013 KC 19 33.1 24 16 12 7 43 6 2 1 0 3.24 0.93 -0.03
    2012 KC 16 89.2 111 54 53 33 59 12 6 9 0 5.32 1.606 0.1
    Totals 448 494.2 423 216 195 181 599 63 31 31 86 3.55 1.221 5.80