Kyle Hendricks

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Chicago Cubs Starting Pitcher Age: 32-176d Exp: 7.081 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 8 (#264 overall), 2011 College: Dartmouth Agent(s): (Wasserman)

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  • Current Contract

    Kyle Hendricks signed a 4 year / $55,500,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $55,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $13,875,000. In 2022, Hendricks will earn a base salary of $14,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $14,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $55,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,875,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $7,405,000 $7,405,000 $7,405,000 $7,405,000($7,405,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $4,444,444 $4,444,444($11,849,444)
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($25,849,444)
    2022 Contract details by year 32 $14,000,000 $13,875,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($39,849,444)
    2023 Contract details by year 33 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($53,849,444)
    2024 Contract details by year 34 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $1,500,000($55,349,444)
    2024 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2024 Vesting Option includes a $1.5M buyout
    • Option vests if Top 3 in 2020 Cy Young, otherwise it becomes a club option
    • Annual Cy Young Escalator (Max $3M per year)
      1st: $2M
      2nd-3rd: $1M
      4th-5th: $750,000
      6th-10th: $500,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,405,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,405,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,175,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,175,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $760,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $760,500
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $541,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $541,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $510,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $510,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

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

    2011-2011Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $125,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $125,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - $125,000 - $125,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $188,524 - - $188,524
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $510,000 - - $510,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $541,000 - - $541,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $760,500 - - $760,500
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,175,000 - - $4,175,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $7,405,000 - - $7,405,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,444,444 - - $4,444,444
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $46,024,468 $125,000 - $46,149,468
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    $61,524,468 $125,000 - $61,649,468
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $125,000 - $125,000
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $46,024,468 - - $46,024,468
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Mar 26 2019Signed a 4 year $55.5 million contract extension with Chicago (CHC)
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $7.405 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $4.175 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 9 2017Signed a 1 year $761k contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $541,000 contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 5 2015Signed a 1 year $510,000 contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Jul 10 2014Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Jul 31 2012Traded to Chicago (CHC) from Texas (TEX) with Christian Villanueva for Ryan Dempster
    Jun 24 2011Drafted by Texas (TEX): Round 8 (#264 overall)
    Jun 5 2008Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAA)

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2022 CHC 9 9 49.2 49 27 27 17 35 10 2 4 0 4.89 1.329 0.38
    2021 CHC 32 32 181.0 200 101 96 44 131 31 14 7 0 4.77 1.348 0.91
    2020 CHC 12 12 81.1 73 26 26 8 64 10 6 5 0 2.88 0.996 1.92
    2019 CHC 31 30 177.0 168 78 68 32 150 19 11 10 0 3.46 1.13 3.78
    2018 CHC 33 33 199.0 184 82 76 44 161 22 14 11 0 3.44 1.146 3.45
    2017 CHC 25 24 139.2 126 49 47 40 123 17 7 5 0 3.03 1.189 3.53
    2016 CHC 32 30 190.0 141 53 44 44 170 15 16 8 0 2.08 0.974 5.36
    2015 CHC 32 32 180.0 166 82 79 43 167 17 8 7 0 3.95 1.161 1.55
    2014 CHC 14 13 80.1 72 24 22 15 47 4 7 2 0 2.47 1.083 2.91
    Totals 220 215 1278.0 1,179 522 485 287 1,048 145 85 59 0 3.42 1.147 23.79