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Gio Gonzalez

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Chicago White Sox Starting Pitcher Age: 35 Exp: 10.146 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Left
Drafted: Round 1 (#38 overall), 2004 College: Monsignor Edward Pace HS Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)

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  • Current Contract

    Gio Gonzalez signed a 1 year / $5,000,000 contract with the Chicago White Sox, including $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,000,000. In 2020, Gonzalez will earn a base salary of $4,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $4,500,000. Gonzalez's adjusted salary with the Chicago White Sox is $1,666,667

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 34 $4,500,000 $5,000,000 $4,500,000 $1,666,667 $1,666,667($1,666,667)
    2021 Contract details by year 35 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $500,000($2,166,667)
    2022 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2021 club option includes a $500,000 buyout
    • $250,000 each for 15, 20, 25, 30 games started (not earned)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2018Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,000,004
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,000,004
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2018

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $42,000,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $8,400,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $420,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $420,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

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

    2009-2009

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

    2004-2004Signing 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
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $850,000 - $850,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - $405,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - $405,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 - - $420,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,250,000 $500,000 - $3,750,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,999,996 - - $1,999,996
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,004 - - $10,000,004
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,709,677 - - $1,709,677
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,666,667 - - $1,666,667
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $63,356,344 $1,350,000 - $64,706,344
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    $63,856,344 $1,350,000 - $65,206,344
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,666,667 $850,000 - $2,516,667
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,230,000 - - $1,230,000
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $58,750,000 $500,000 - $59,250,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,709,677 - - $1,709,677
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Dec 20 2019Signed a 1 year $5 million contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Apr 24 2019Signed a 1 year $2 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Apr 22 2019Released by New York (NYY)
    Mar 18 2019Signed a minor league contract with New York (NYY)
    Aug 31 2018Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from Washington (WSH) for Gilbert Lara and KJ Harrison
    Nov 3 2016Washington (WAS) exercised a $12M club option for 2017
    Jan 15 2012Signed a 5 year $42 million extension with Washington (WAS)
    Dec 22 2011Traded to Washington (WSH) from Oakland (OAK) with Robert Gilliam for Tom Milone, Brad Peacock, Derek Norris and A.J. Cole
    Feb 27 2011Signed a 1 year $420k contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Mar 8 2010Signed a 1 year $405k contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Feb 26 2009Signed a 1 year $405k contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Jan 4 2008Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Chicago (CHW) with Ryan Sweeney and Fautino De Los Santos for Nick Swisher
    Jun 7 2004Drafted by Chicago (CWS): Round 1 (#38 overall)

  • Injuries

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2020 CHW 12 4 31.2 40 19 17 19 34 6 1 2 0 4.83 1.863 0.76
    2019 MIL 19 17 87.1 76 36 34 37 78 9 3 2 0 3.50 1.294 1.88
    2018 MIL 32 32 171.0 167 84 80 80 148 17 10 11 0 4.21 1.444 1.5
    2017 WSH 32 32 201.0 158 69 66 79 188 21 15 9 0 2.96 1.179 6.37
    2016 WSH 32 32 177.1 179 98 90 59 171 19 11 11 0 4.57 1.342 0.9
    2015 WSH 31 31 175.2 181 79 74 69 169 8 11 8 0 3.79 1.423 2.47
    2014 WSH 27 27 158.2 134 66 63 56 162 10 10 10 0 3.57 1.197 2.19
    2013 WSH 32 32 195.2 169 79 73 76 192 17 11 8 0 3.36 1.252 2.91
    2012 WSH 32 32 199.1 149 69 64 76 207 9 21 8 0 2.89 1.129 5
    2011 OAK 32 32 202.0 175 81 70 91 197 17 16 12 0 3.12 1.317 4.38
    2010 OAK 33 33 200.2 171 75 72 92 171 15 15 9 0 3.23 1.311 3.99
    2009 OAK 20 17 98.2 113 68 63 56 109 14 6 7 0 5.75 1.713 -0.34
    2008 OAK 10 7 34.0 32 34 29 25 34 9 1 4 0 7.68 1.676 -1.16
    Totals 344 328 1933.0 1,744 857 795 815 1,860 171 131 101 0 3.70 1.324 30.85
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