Michael Kopech

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Chicago White Sox Starting Pitcher Age: 26-154d Exp: 2.041 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#33 overall), 2014 College: Mount Pleasant HS Agent(s): (CAA Sports)

15 Day Injury List (Shoulder)

Kopech has been added to the 15-Day Injury List due to a shoulder injury and it is uncertain when he will return.

  • Current Contract

    Michael Kopech signed a 1 year / $730,000 contract with the Chicago White Sox, including $730,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $730,000. In 2022, Kopech will earn a base salary of $730,000, while carrying a total salary of $730,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $730,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $730,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 26 $730,000 $730,000 $730,000 $730,000 $730,000($730,000)
    2023 Michael Kopech Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 27 ARB 1  
    2024 Michael Kopech Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 28 ARB 2  
    2025 Michael Kopech Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 29 ARB 3  
    2026 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $570,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $570,500
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $563,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $563,500
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $555,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $555,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $545,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $545,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014Signing Bonus

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

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings - $1,500,000 - $1,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $120,130 - - $120,130
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - $555,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $570,500 - - $570,500
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $730,000 - - $730,000
    Est. Earnings
    (4 seasons)
    $1,975,630 $1,500,000 - $3,475,630
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $1,500,000 - $1,500,000
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,975,630 - - $1,975,630
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Mar 24 2022Signed a 1 year $730,000 contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Jul 10 2020Opted out of 2020 season (COVID-19)
    Mar 5 2019Signed a 1 year $555,000 contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Dec 6 2016Traded to Chicago (CHW) from Boston (BOS) with Yoan Moncada , Luis Alexander Basabe and Victor Diaz for Chris Sale
    Jul 17 2015Suspended 50 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy with Boston (BOS)
    Jun 17 2014Signed a contract with Boston
    Jun 7 2014Drafted by Boston (BOS): Round 1 (#33 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Michael Kopech, and the financial implications.

  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Michael Kopech 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 25 25 119.1 85 53 47 57 105 15 5 9 0 3.55 1.19 2.16
    2021 CHW 44 4 69.1 54 27 27 24 103 9 4 3 0 3.51 1.125 1.33
    2018 CHW 4 4 14.1 20 8 8 2 15 4 1 1 0 5.02 1.535 0.07
    Totals 73 33 203.0 159 88 82 83 223 28 10 13 0 3.64 1.192 3.56