Willson Contreras

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Chicago Cubs Catcher Age: 30-143d Exp: 5.108 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Venezuela Agent(s): (Octagon)

10 Day Injury List (Ankle)

Contreras has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to an ankle injury. He is expected to return in late September.

  • Current Contract

    Willson Contreras signed a 1 year / $9,625,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $9,625,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $9,625,000. In 2022, Contreras will earn a base salary of $9,625,000, while carrying a total salary of $9,625,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,625,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,625,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 30 $9,625,000 $9,625,000 $9,625,000 $9,625,000 $9,625,000($9,625,000)
    2023 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,650,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,650,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,500,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $684,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $684,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $604,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $604,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $544,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $544,500
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $850,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $850,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $850,000 - $850,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $507,500 - - $507,500
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $544,500 - - $544,500
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $604,500 - - $604,500
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $684,000 - - $684,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,666,667 - - $1,666,667
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,650,000 - - $6,650,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $9,625,000 - - $9,625,000
    Est. Earnings
    (7 seasons)
    $20,282,167 $850,000 - $21,132,167
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $20,282,167 $850,000 - $21,132,167
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    09/15/2017 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official 1 game - Arguing with umpire
    1 -
  • Transactions

    Jun 9 2022Signed a 1 year $9.625 million contract with Chicago (CHC), settling in arbitration
    Jan 15 2021Signed a 1 year $6.65 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 10 2020Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 5 2019Signed a 1 year $684,000 contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 8 2018Signed a 1 year $604,500 contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Sep 15 2017Suspended 1 game for verbally arguing with an umpire
    Mar 1 2017Signed a 1 year $544,500 contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Jul 15 2009Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Willson Contreras, and the financial implications.

  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Willson Contreras ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2022 CHC 107 105 395 63 97 22 2 21 54 42 4 98 .246 .351 .471 .822 3.79
    2021 CHC 128 112 413 61 98 20 0 21 57 52 5 138 .237 .340 .438 .778 4.07
    2020 CHC 57 57 189 37 46 10 0 7 26 20 1 57 .243 .356 .407 .763 1.01
    2019 CHC 105 95 360 57 98 18 2 24 64 38 1 102 .272 .355 .533 .888 3.18
    2018 CHC 138 123 474 50 118 27 5 10 54 53 4 121 .249 .339 .390 .729 3.07
    2017 CHC 117 95 377 50 104 21 0 21 74 45 5 98 .276 .356 .499 .855 3.87
    2016 CHC 76 64 252 33 71 14 1 12 35 26 2 67 .282 .357 .488 .845 1.68
    Totals 728 651 2,460 351 632 132 10 116 364 276 22 681 0.257 0.349 0.460 0.809 20.67
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Previous Contract

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    • MLB Rank: 0
    • C Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Contreras's current age (30), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Willson Contreras's Calculated Market Value

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