Jameson Taillon

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Chicago Cubs Starting Pitcher (SP ) Age: 32-156d Exp: 7.11 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2010 Country: United States Agent(s): (Excel Sports Management)

  • Current Contract

    Jameson Taillon signed a 4 year / $68,000,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $68,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $17,000,000. In 2024, Taillon will earn a base salary of $18,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $18,000,000.

    2023-2026 Free Agent

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $68,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $17,000,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2023 Contract details by year 31 6.110 $14,000,000 $17,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($14,000,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 32 7.110 $18,000,000 $17,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000($32,000,000)
    2025 Contract details by year 33 $18,000,000 $17,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000($50,000,000)
    2026 Contract details by year 34 $18,000,000 $17,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000($68,000,000)
    2027 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 10-team no trade clause annually
    • Team can defer $10M of 2026 salary if he suffers a right elbow injury in 2025
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2022 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,800,000
    Free Agent:

    2021-2021 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,250,000
    Free Agent:

    2020-2020 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,250,000
    Free Agent:

    2019-2019 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $587,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $587,500
    Free Agent:

    2018-2018 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $571,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $571,000
    Free Agent:

    2017-2017 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $555,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $555,500
    Free Agent:

    2016-2016 Pre-Arbitration

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

    2015-2015 Pre-Arbitration

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

    2010-2010Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,500,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings - $6,500,000 - $6,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $302,257 - - $302,257
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $555,500 - - $555,500
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $571,000 - - $571,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $587,500 - - $587,500
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $833,333 - - $833,333
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 - - $2,250,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $5,800,000 - - $5,800,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $42,899,590 $6,500,000 - $49,399,590
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    $78,899,590 $6,500,000 - $85,399,590
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,849,590 $6,500,000 - $9,349,590
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,050,000 - - $8,050,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $32,000,000 - - $32,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Dec 7 2022Signed a 4 year $68 million contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 22 2022Signed a 1 year $5.8 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 24 2021Traded to New York (NYY) from Pittsburgh (PIT) for Miguel Yajure, Roansy Contreras, Maikol Escotto and Canaan Smith-Njigba
    Dec 2 2020Signed a 1 year $2.25 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 10 2020Signed a 1 year $2.25 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 5 2019Signed a 1 year $587,500 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 24 2018Signed a 1 year $571,000 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $555,500 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $507,500 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 4 2015Signed a 1 year contract with Pittsbugh (PIT)
    Aug 16 2010Signed a contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jun 7 2010Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 1 (#2 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Jameson Taillon, and the financial implications.

  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jameson Taillon 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
    2024 CHC 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
    2023 CHC 30 29 154.1 156 96 83 41 140 27 8 10 1 4.84 1.276 -0.12
    2022 NYY 32 32 177.1 168 78 77 32 151 26 13 5 0 3.91 1.128 1.36
    2021 NYY 29 29 144.1 130 73 69 44 140 24 8 6 0 4.30 1.206 2.24
    2019 PIT 7 7 37.1 34 24 17 8 30 4 2 3 0 4.10 1.125 0.23
    2018 PIT 32 32 191.0 179 69 68 46 179 20 14 10 0 3.20 1.178 4.77
    2017 PIT 25 25 133.2 152 69 66 46 125 11 8 7 0 4.44 1.481 1.23
    2016 PIT 18 18 104.0 100 40 40 17 85 13 5 4 0 3.46 1.125 2.41
    Totals 173 172 942.0 919 449 420 234 850 125 58 45 1 4.01 1.224 12.12
  • 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 Jameson Taillon to.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Taillon's current age (32), 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 Taillon statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    Jameson Taillon'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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