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Jason Kipnis

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Chicago Cubs 2nd Base Age: 33-294d Exp: 9.069 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Right
Drafted: Round 2 (#63 overall), 2009 College: Arizona State Agent(s): (Beverly Hills Sports Council)

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Cubs – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Jason Kipnis signed a 1 year / $1,000,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,000,000. In , Kipnis will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a total salary of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 33 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $370,370 $370,370($370,370)
    2021 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2020

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $52,500,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $8,750,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $554,900
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $554,900
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $509,400
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $509,400
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $482,100
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $482,100
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $414,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $414,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $575,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $575,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $575,000 - $575,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $482,100 - - $482,100
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $509,400 - - $509,400
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $1,000,000 - $3,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - $14,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $370,370 - - $370,370
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $53,275,870 $1,575,000 - $54,850,870
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $52,905,500 $1,575,000 - $54,480,500
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $370,370 - - $370,370
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Feb 11 2020Signed a minor league contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Oct 4 2019Cleveland (CLE) declined a $16.5 million option for 2020
    Apr 4 2014Signed a 6 year $52.5 million extension with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $554,900 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 11 2013Signed a 1 year $509,400 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 9 2012Signed a 1 year $482k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 7 2011Signed a 1 year $414k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jul 10 2009Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jun 9 2009Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 2 (#63 overall)

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2020 CHC 44 38 114 13 27 8 1 3 16 18 1 41 .237 .341 .404 .745 0.59
    2019 CLE 121 121 458 52 112 23 1 17 65 40 7 88 .245 .304 .410 .714 0.46
    2018 CLE 147 144 530 65 122 28 1 18 75 60 7 112 .230 .315 .389 .704 1.61
    2017 CLE 90 87 336 43 78 25 0 12 35 28 6 71 .232 .291 .414 .705 0.37
    2016 CLE 156 155 610 91 168 41 4 23 82 60 15 146 .275 .343 .469 .812 4.2
    2015 CLE 141 138 565 86 171 44 7 9 52 57 12 107 .303 .372 .453 .825 4.59
    2014 CLE 129 126 500 61 120 25 1 6 41 50 22 100 .240 .310 .330 .640 0.47
    2013 CLE 149 147 564 86 160 36 4 17 84 76 30 143 .284 .366 .452 .818 5.68
    2012 CLE 152 148 591 86 152 22 4 14 76 67 31 109 .257 .335 .379 .714 3.89
    2011 CLE 36 34 136 24 37 9 1 7 19 11 5 34 .272 .333 .507 .840 0.97
    Totals 1,165 1,138 4,404 607 1,147 261 24 126 545 467 136 951 0.260 0.333 0.416 0.750 22.83