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Jake Arrieta

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Chicago Cubs Starting Pitcher Age: 35-329d Exp: 8.145 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 5 (#159 overall), 2007 College: Texas Christian Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)

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  • Current Contract

    Jake Arrieta signed a 1 year / $6,000,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $6,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6,000,000. In 2021, Arrieta will earn a base salary of $4,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $4,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 35 $4,000,000 $6,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000($4,000,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 36 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $2,000,000($6,000,000)
    2023 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022 club option includes a $2M buyout
    • $250,000 each for 150, 160, 170, 180 innings pitched
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2020

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $75,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $25,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $15,637,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,637,500
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,700,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,700,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,630,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,630,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $544,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $544,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $259,662
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $259,662
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $516,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $516,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $488,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $488,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $419,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $419,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $400,000
    Signing Bonus $1,100,000
    Average Salary $400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,100,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,100,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings - $1,100,000 - $1,100,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $254,945 - - $254,945
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $419,000 - - $419,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $488,500 - - $488,500
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $256,838 - - $256,838
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $259,662 - - $259,662
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $544,500 - - $544,500
    2015 Player Cash Earnings NL CY YOUNG $3,630,000 - - $3,630,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,700,000 - - $10,700,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $15,637,500 - - $15,637,500
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $30,000,000 - - $30,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,407,407 - - $7,407,407
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (12 seasons)
    $98,598,352 $1,100,000 - $99,698,352
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    $100,598,352 $1,100,000 - $101,698,352
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,422,107 $1,100,000 - $2,522,107
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $34,768,838 - - $34,768,838
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $62,407,407 - - $62,407,407
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Feb 12 2021Signed a 1 year $6 million contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Nov 4 2019Exercised a $20M option for 2020 with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Oct 24 2019Exercised a $20M player option for 2020
    Mar 11 2018Signed a 3 year $75 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Nov 6 2017Chicago (CHC) extended a $17.4 million Qualifying Offer for 2018
    Jan 13 2017Signed a 1 year $15.6375 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 6 2016Signed a 1 year $10.7 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 16 2015Signed a 1 year $3.63 million contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $544,500 contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Jul 2 2013Traded to Chicago (CHC) from Baltimore (BAL) with Pedro Strop and $388,100 for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger
    Mar 8 2013Signed a 1 year $516,500 contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Mar 10 2012Signed a 1 year $488k contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Mar 3 2011Signed a 1 year $419k contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Jun 10 2010Signed a 1 year $400k contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Aug 15 2007Signed a contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Jun 7 2007Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 5 (#159 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Jake Arrieta, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jake Arrieta 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
    2021 CHC 2 2 12.0 13 3 3 4 9 0 2 0 0 2.25 1.417 0
    2020 PHI 9 9 44.1 51 25 25 16 32 6 4 4 0 5.08 1.511 0.76
    2019 PHI 24 24 135.2 149 76 70 51 110 21 8 8 0 4.64 1.474 0.9
    2018 PHI 31 31 172.2 165 93 76 57 138 21 10 11 0 3.96 1.286 2.96
    2017 CHC 32 30 168.1 150 82 66 55 163 23 14 10 0 3.53 1.218 1.89
    2016 CHC 31 31 197.1 138 72 68 76 190 16 18 8 0 3.10 1.084 3.71
    2015 CHC 33 33 229.0 150 52 45 48 236 10 22 6 0 1.77 0.865 8.3
    2014 CHC 26 25 156.2 114 46 44 41 167 5 10 5 0 2.53 0.989 5.42
    2013 BAL 14 14 75.1 59 41 40 41 60 9 5 4 0 4.78 1.327 -0.43
    2012 BAL 24 18 114.2 122 82 79 35 109 16 3 9 0 6.20 1.369 -0.88
    2011 BAL 22 22 119.1 115 70 67 59 93 21 10 8 0 5.05 1.458 0.63
    2010 BAL 18 18 100.1 106 57 52 48 52 9 6 6 0 4.66 1.535 0.87
    Totals 266 257 1525.2 1,332 699 635 531 1,359 157 112 79 0 3.75 1.221 24.13
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • 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 Jake Arrieta to.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Arrieta's current age (35), 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 Arrieta statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    Jake Arrieta'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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