Lance Lynn

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Chicago White Sox Starting Pitcher Age: 35-101d Exp: 9.119 Years Bat/Throw: Switch/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#39 overall), 2008 College: Mississippi Agent(s): (Headline Sports Group)

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  • Current Contract

    Lance Lynn signed a 2 year / $38,000,000 contract with the Chicago White Sox, including $38,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $19,000,000. In 2022, Lynn will earn a base salary of $18,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $18,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $38,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $19,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 35 $18,500,000 $19,000,000 $18,500,000 $18,500,000 $18,500,000($18,500,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 36 $18,500,000 $18,500,000 $18,500,000 $18,500,000($37,000,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 37 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $1,000,000($38,000,000)
    2025 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
      • 2024 Club Option, $1 million buyout
      • Cy Young Bonus (1st-3rd)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2021

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2018-2018Retained

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

    2015-2017

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $23,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,833,333
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $535,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $535,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $513,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $513,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $482,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $482,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

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

    2008-2008Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $938,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $938,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings - $938,000 - $938,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $482,000 - - $482,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $513,000 - - $513,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $535,000 - - $535,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - $1,000,000 $8,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,999,996 - - $1,999,996
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,004 - - $10,000,004
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $3,000,000 - $11,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,703,704 $1,000,000 - $4,703,704
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $18,500,000 - - $18,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (12 seasons)
    $74,147,704 $4,938,000 $1,000,000 $80,085,704
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $18,500,000 - - $18,500,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    $93,647,704 $4,938,000 $1,000,000 $99,585,704
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,944,000 $938,000 - $25,882,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,999,996 - - $1,999,996
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,000,004 - - $10,000,004
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,703,704 $4,000,000 - $15,703,704
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $26,500,000 - - $26,500,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Jul 17 2021Signed a 2 year $38 million contract extension with Chicago (CHW) - includes 2024 Club Option
    Dec 8 2020Traded to Chicago (CHW) from Texas (TEX) for Dane Dunning and Avery Weems
    Dec 12 2018Signed a 3 year $30 million contract with Texas (TEX)
    Jul 30 2018Traded to New York (NYY) from Minnesota (MIN) with $2M cash considerations for Tyler Austin and Luis Rijo
    Mar 10 2018Signed a 1 year $12 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Nov 6 2017St. Louis (STL) extended a $17.4 million Qualifying Offer for 2018
    Jan 15 2015Signed a 3 year $23.5 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $535,000 contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Mar 1 2013Signed a 1 year $513k contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Feb 29 2012Signed a 1 year $482k contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Jun 2 2011Signed a 1 year $414k contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Jun 10 2008Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Jun 5 2008Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 1 (#39 overall)

  • Injuries

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  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Lance Lynn ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2022 CHW 11 11 59.2 66 43 39 11 62 13 2 5 0 5.88 1.291 -0.67
    2021 CHW 28 28 157.0 123 52 47 45 176 18 11 6 0 2.69 1.07 5.41
    2020 TEX 13 13 84.0 64 34 31 25 89 13 6 3 0 3.32 1.06 2.24
    2019 TEX 33 33 208.1 195 89 85 59 246 21 16 11 0 3.67 1.219 7.61
    2018 NYY 31 29 156.2 163 87 83 76 161 14 10 10 0 4.77 1.526 0.33
    2017 STL 33 33 186.1 151 80 71 78 153 27 11 8 0 3.43 1.229 3.17
    2015 STL 31 31 175.1 172 66 59 68 167 13 12 11 0 3.03 1.369 3.34
    2014 STL 33 33 203.2 185 72 62 72 181 13 15 10 0 2.74 1.262 3.64
    2013 STL 33 33 201.2 188 92 89 76 198 14 15 10 0 3.97 1.309 2.02
    2012 STL 35 29 176.0 168 76 74 64 180 16 18 7 0 3.78 1.318 1.97
    2011 STL 18 2 34.2 25 12 12 11 40 3 1 1 1 3.12 1.038 0.58
    Totals 299 275 1643.1 1,500 703 652 585 1,653 165 117 82 1 3.57 1.269 29.64