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Starting Pitcher Age: 29 Exp: 7.061 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#13 overall), 2010 College: Florida Gulf Coast Agent(s): B.B. Abbott (Jet Sports Management)
  • Current Contract

    Chris Sale signed a 5 year / $32,500,000 contract with the Chicago White Sox, including $32,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6,500,000. In 2019, Sale will earn a base salary of $15,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $15,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $32,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,500,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary Adjusted Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 24 $850,000 $15,000 $865,000 $865,000
    2014 Contract details by year 25 $3,500,000 $15,000 $3,515,000 $3,515,000
    2015 Contract details by year 26 $6,000,000 $15,000 $6,015,000 $6,015,000
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $9,150,000 $15,000 $9,165,000 $9,165,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $12,500,000 $15,000 $12,515,000 $12,515,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $15,000,000 - $15,000,000 $15,000,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2018-19 Club Options include $1 million buyout
    • 2019 option increases $2.5M with a Cy Young in 2013-18 or $1.5M with a 2nd,3rd place finish in Cy Young vote in 2013-18
    • All Star: $15,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year 23 $500,000 $500,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $131,868 - - $131,868
    2010 Player Cash Earnings - $1,656,000 - $1,656,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $425,000 - - $425,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 - $15,000 $865,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - $15,000 $3,515,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - $15,000 $6,015,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $9,150,000 - $15,000 $9,165,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - $15,000 $12,515,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $45,056,868 $1,656,000 $75,000 $46,787,868
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    $60,056,868 $1,656,000 $75,000 $61,787,868
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    07/24/2016 Player contract details by year Personal Conduct 5 games - Conduct detrimental to the team
    04/25/2015 Player contract details by year Fighting 5 games - Role in a brawl against Kansas City (KC)
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  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Chris Sale ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2018 BOS 27 27 158.0 102 39 37 34 237 11 12 4 0 2.11 0.861 6.88
    2017 BOS 32 32 214.1 165 73 69 43 308 24 17 8 0 2.90 0.97 6.01
    2016 CHW 32 32 226.2 191 88 85 45 233 27 17 10 0 3.38 1.041 5.01
    2015 CHW 31 31 208.2 186 88 79 42 274 23 13 11 0 3.41 1.093 3.4
    2014 CHW 26 26 174.0 129 48 42 39 208 13 12 4 0 2.17 0.966 6.12
    2013 CHW 30 30 214.1 184 81 73 46 226 23 11 14 0 3.07 1.073 6.53
    2012 CHW 30 29 192.0 167 66 65 51 192 19 17 8 0 3.05 1.135 5.67
    2011 CHW 58 0 71.0 52 22 22 27 79 6 2 2 8 2.79 1.113 2.36
    2010 CHW 21 0 23.1 15 5 5 10 32 2 2 1 4 1.93 1.071 1.18
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    Totals 287 207 1482.1 1,191 510 477 337 1,789 148 103 62 12 2.90 1.031 43.16
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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

    Previous Contract

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

    Comparable Players

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

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Sale's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

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

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    Chris Sale'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.

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