Matt Barnes

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Boston Red Sox Relief Pitcher Age: 31-225d Exp: 6.11 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#19 overall), 2011 College: Connecticut Agent(s): (ISE Baseball)

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  • Current Contract

    Matt Barnes signed a 1 year / $4,500,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $4,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $4,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,500,000
    Free Agent: -
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000($4,500,000)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,100,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,100,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2019-2019

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

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $605,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $605,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $563,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $563,500
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $511,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $511,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $508,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $508,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

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

    2011-2011Signing Bonus

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

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - $1,500,000 - $1,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $238,967 - - $238,967
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $511,000 - - $511,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $563,500 - - $563,500
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $605,000 - - $605,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,600,000 - - $1,600,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,148,148 - - $1,148,148
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (7 seasons)
    $9,166,615 $1,500,000 - $10,666,615
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 $1,750,000 - $9,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 - - $2,250,000
    $26,166,615 $3,250,000 - $29,416,615
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,166,615 $1,500,000 - $10,666,615
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/24/2017 Player contract details by year 4 games - Throwing at a batter's head
    4 -
  • Transactions

    Jul 11 2021Signed a 2 year $18.75 million contract extension with Boston (BOS)
    Dec 2 2020Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with Boston (BOS), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 10 2020Signed a 1 year $3.1 million contract with Boston (BOS), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $1.6 million contract with Boston (BOS), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 18 2018Signed a 1 year $605,000 contract with Boston (BOS)
    Apr 24 2017Suspended 4 games with pay for throwing at Manny Machado's (BAL) head
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $563,500 contract with Boston (BOS)
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $511,000 contract with Boston (BOS)
    Mar 8 2015Signed a 1 year $508,500 contract with Boston (BOS)
    Aug 15 2011Signed a contract with Boston (BOS)
    Jun 24 2011Drafted by Boston (BOS): Round 1 (#19 overall)

  • Injuries

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  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2021 BOS 60 54.2 41 25 23 20 84 8 6 5 24 3.79 1.116 1.16
    2020 BOS 24 23.0 18 13 11 14 31 4 1 3 9 4.30 1.391 0.24
    2019 BOS 70 64.1 51 29 27 38 110 8 5 4 4 3.78 1.383 1.26
    2018 BOS 62 61.2 47 25 25 31 96 5 6 4 0 3.65 1.265 1.14
    2017 BOS 70 69.1 57 31 30 28 83 7 7 3 1 3.89 1.226 0.69
    2016 BOS 62 66.2 62 32 30 31 71 6 4 3 1 4.05 1.395 0.32
    2015 BOS 32 43.0 56 28 26 15 39 9 3 4 0 5.44 1.651 -0.27
    2014 BOS 5 9.0 11 4 4 2 8 1 0 0 0 4.00 1.444 0.04
    Totals 385 391.2 343 187 176 179 522 48 32 26 39 4.04 1.333 4.58