Carlos Rodon

Embed This
Chicago White Sox Starting Pitcher Age: 28-4d Exp: 6.168 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Drafted: Round 1 (#3 overall), 2014 College: North Carolina State Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
Projecting the Top 2022 MLB Free Agents
Our annual MLB free agent piece breaks down notable players from each position group, highlighting their expected path toward the open market, a calculated valuation, and a likely projection for their next contract. READ ON

Inactive

White Sox – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Carlos Rodon signed a 1 year / $3,000,000 contract with the Chicago White Sox, including $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000($3,000,000)
    2022 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    Spotrac Premium Tools

    To see the rest of the Carlos Rodon's contract breakdowns, & gain access to all of Spotrac's Premium tools, sign up today. Already Subscribed? Login Here

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,450,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,450,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,200,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,300,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $600,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $518,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $518,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

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

    2014-2014Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,582,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,582,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings - $6,582,000 - $6,582,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $463,128 - - $463,128
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $518,000 - - $518,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - $600,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,300,000 - - $2,300,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,200,000 - - $4,200,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,648,148 - - $1,648,148
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (7 seasons)
    $12,729,276 $6,582,000 - $19,311,276
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,729,276 $6,582,000 - $19,311,276
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Jan 30 2021Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Dec 2 2020Non-tendered by Chicago (CHW)
    Jan 10 2020Signed a 1 year $4.45 million contract with Chicago (CHW), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $4.2 million contract with Chicago (CHW), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 13 2018Signed a 1 year $2.3 million contract with Chicago (CHW), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $600,000 contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $518,000 contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Apr 20 2015Signed a contract with Chicago (CWS)
    Jul 11 2014Signed a contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Jun 7 2014Drafted by Chicago (CWS): Round 1 (#3 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Carlos Rodon, and the financial implications.

  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Carlos Rodon ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($0) Rank

    Total Cash ($0) Rank

    Average Annual ($0) Rank
  •  

    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2021 CHW 24 24 132.2 91 39 35 36 185 13 13 5 0 2.37 0.957 5.06
    2020 CHW 4 2 7.2 9 7 7 3 6 1 0 2 0 8.22 1.565 -0.35
    2019 CHW 7 7 34.2 33 22 20 17 46 4 3 2 0 5.19 1.442 0.07
    2018 CHW 20 20 120.2 97 61 56 55 90 15 6 8 0 4.18 1.26 1.96
    2017 CHW 12 12 69.1 64 35 32 31 76 12 2 5 0 4.15 1.37 1.18
    2016 CHW 28 28 165.0 176 82 74 54 168 23 9 10 0 4.04 1.394 1.8
    2015 CHW 26 23 139.1 130 63 58 71 139 11 9 6 0 3.75 1.443 1.59
    Totals 121 116 669.1 600 309 282 267 710 79 42 38 0 3.79 1.295 11.31
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $96,318,504
    • Avg. Salary: $24,079,626
    • MLB Rank: 24
    • SP Rank: 11

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2022
    • Avg. Salary: $3,000,000
    • MLB Rank: 312
    • SP Rank: 87

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Carlos Rodon to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Jake Odorizzi 3 $23,500,000 $7,833,333 30
    Taijuan Walker 3 $23,000,000 $7,666,667 28
    Clayton Kershaw 3 $93,000,000 $31,000,000 30
    Trevor Bauer 3 $102,000,000 $34,000,000 30
    Averages 3 $60,375,000 $20,125,000 29.5


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Rodon's current age (28), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    5 $112,490,080 $22,498,016


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Rodon statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Started, Innings Pitched, Wins, Strikeouts, ERA, WHIP, WAR

    Player GS IP W SO ERA WHIP WAR
    Jake Odorizzi 2019-2020, HOU 17.00 5.08 0.44 5.59 3.75 1.22 3.44
    Taijuan Walker 2019-2020, NYM 6.00 4.53 0.33 4.25 2.65 1.16 1.37
    Clayton Kershaw 2017-2018, LAD 26.50 6.23 0.51 6.61 2.52 0.99 8.16
    Trevor Bauer 2019-2020, LAD 22.50 6.36 0.36 7.84 3.78 1.13 4.16
    Average 18.00 5.55 0.41 6.07 3.18 1.13 4.28
    Carlos Rodon 2020-2021 12.00 5.09 0.50 6.96 2.72 1.00 4.15
    % Change -33.33% -8.29% 21.95% 14.66% 14.47% 11.50% -3.04%
    Median Prime % Change 11.50%
    Average Prime % Change 2.56%


    Carlos Rodon'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.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    4 years, $96,318,504 $24,079,626