James McCann

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Baltimore Orioles Catcher (C ) Age: 33-271d Exp: 9.028 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 2 (#76 overall), 2011 College: Arkansas Agent(s): (Ballengee Group)

  • Current Contract

    James McCann signed a 4 year / $40,600,000 contract with the New York Mets, including a $600,000 signing bonus, $40,600,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $10,150,000. In 2024, McCann will earn a base salary of $12,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $12,150,000. McCann's adjusted salary with the Baltimore Orioles is $4,000,000

    2021-2024 Free Agent

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $40,600,000
    Signing Bonus $600,000
    Average Salary $10,150,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 31 6.028 $8,000,000 $150,000 $10,150,000 $8,150,000 $8,150,000 $8,600,000($8,600,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 32 7.028 $8,000,000 $150,000 $10,150,000 $8,150,000 $8,150,000 $8,000,000($16,600,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 33 8.028 $12,000,000 $150,000 $845,833 $12,150,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000($17,600,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 34 9.028 $12,000,000 $150,000 $2,500,000 $12,150,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000($21,600,000)
    2025 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • WS MVP: $100,000
    • MVP: $50,000 ($25,000 for 2nd, $10,000 for 3rd)
    • $50,000 each for Gold Glove, All-Star, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP
    • Mets paying $9.5M each of 2023/2024 per the trade to Baltimore (12/21/22)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2023-2024Retained

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $19,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,500,000
    Free Agent:

    2020-2020 Arbitration

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

    2019-2019

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

    2018-2018 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,375,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,375,000
    Free Agent:

    2017-2017 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $552,100
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $552,100
    Free Agent:

    2016-2016 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $519,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $519,500
    Free Agent:

    2015-2015 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent:

    2014-2014 Pre-Arbitration

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

    2011-2011Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $577,900
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $577,900
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - $577,900 - $577,900
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $79,234 - - $79,234
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $507,500 - - $507,500
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $519,500 - - $519,500
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $552,100 - - $552,100
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,375,000 - - $2,375,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $600,000 - $8,600,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $36,533,334 $1,177,900 - $37,711,234
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    $48,533,334 $1,177,900 - $49,711,234
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,033,334 $577,900 - $4,611,234
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $27,000,000 $600,000 - $27,600,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Dec 21 2022Traded to Baltimore (BAL) from New York (NYM) for Luis De La Cruz
    Dec 12 2020Signed a 4 year $40.6 million contract with New York (NYM)
    Dec 2 2019Signed a 1 year $5.4 million contract with Chicago (CHW), avoiding arbitration
    Dec 15 2018Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Nov 30 2018Non-Tendered by Detroit (DET)
    Jan 11 2018Signed a 1 year $2.375 million contract with Detroit (DET), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $552,100 contract with Detroit (DET)
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $519,500 contract with Detroit (DET)
    Mar 1 2015Signed a 1 year $507,500 contract with Detroit (DET)
    Aug 9 2011Signed a contract with Detroit (DET)
    Jun 7 2011Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 2 (#76 overall)

  • Injuries

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  • 2024 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2023 BAL 70 61 207 25 46 14 0 6 26 9 3 57 .222 .269 .377 .646 0.53
    2022 NYM 61 54 174 19 34 6 0 3 18 11 3 46 .195 .257 .282 .539 -0.22
    2021 NYM 121 103 375 29 87 12 1 10 46 32 1 115 .232 .294 .349 .643 -0.22
    2020 CHW 31 27 97 20 28 3 0 7 15 8 1 30 .289 .360 .536 .896 1.31
    2019 CHW 119 113 439 62 120 26 1 18 60 30 4 137 .273 .328 .460 .788 3.62
    2018 DET 118 115 427 31 94 16 0 8 39 26 0 116 .220 .267 .314 .581 -0.71
    2017 DET 106 99 352 39 89 14 2 13 49 26 1 89 .253 .318 .415 .733 1.39
    2016 DET 105 97 344 31 76 9 1 12 48 23 0 109 .221 .272 .358 .630 0.94
    2015 DET 114 103 401 32 106 18 5 7 41 16 0 90 .264 .297 .387 .684 0.74
    2014 DET 9 2 12 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .250 .333 .583 -0.09
    Totals 854 774 2,828 290 683 119 10 84 342 181 14 791 0.242 0.294 0.380 0.674 7.29
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