Junichi Tazawa

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Cincinnati Reds Relief Pitcher Age: 36-38d Exp: 7.086 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Japan Agent(s): Nez Balelo (CAA Sports)

Inactive

Reds – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Junichi Tazawa signed a 1 year / $900,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $900,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $900,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $900,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 33 $900,000 $900,000 $900,000 $900,000($900,000)
    2020 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Opt Outs available 5/15, 8/15
    • Incentives: $1.25M
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2018

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

    2018-2018Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2017-2018

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,375,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,375,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,250,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,275,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,275,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $815,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $815,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $920,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $920,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2011Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $3,300,000
    Signing Bonus $1,800,000
    Average Salary $1,100,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $600,000 - $1,050,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $600,000 - $1,100,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 $600,000 - $1,150,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $920,000 - - $920,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $815,000 - - $815,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,275,000 - - $1,275,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 - - $2,250,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,375,000 - - $3,375,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $87,900 - - $87,900
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $22,222,900 $1,800,000 - $24,022,900
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,135,000 $1,800,000 - $11,935,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $87,900 - - $87,900
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Apr 3 2020Released by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Aug 10 2019Signed a minor league contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jul 12 2019Released by Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 26 2019Signed a minor league contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Jul 14 2018Signed a minor league contract with Los Angeles (LAA)
    Jul 9 2018Released by Detroit (DET)
    Jun 4 2018Signed a minor league contract with Detroit (DET)
    May 22 2018Released by Miami (MIA)
    Dec 15 2016Signed a 2 year $12 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Jan 20 2016Signed a 1 year $3.375 million contract with Boston (BOS), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 16 2015Signed a 1 year $2.25 million contract with Boston (BOS)
    Jan 17 2014Signed a 1 year $1.275 million contract with Boston (BOS)
    Dec 4 2008Signed a 3 year $3.3 million contract with Boston (BOS)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Junichi Tazawa, and the financial implications.

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2018 LAA 31 28.0 35 24 22 16 28 7 1 1 0 7.07 1.821 -0.96
    2017 MIA 55 55.1 55 35 35 22 38 8 3 5 0 5.69 1.392 -0.69
    2016 BOS 53 49.2 47 23 23 14 54 9 3 2 0 4.17 1.228 0.31
    2015 BOS 61 58.2 65 28 27 13 56 5 2 7 3 4.14 1.33 0.49
    2014 BOS 71 63.0 58 23 20 17 64 5 4 3 0 2.86 1.19 0.78
    2013 BOS 71 68.1 70 25 24 12 72 9 5 4 0 3.16 1.2 1.07
    2012 BOS 37 44.0 37 7 7 5 45 1 1 1 1 1.43 0.955 1.71
    2011 BOS 3 3.0 3 2 2 1 4 1 0 0 0 6.00 1.333 0
    2009 BOS 6 25.1 43 23 21 9 13 4 2 3 0 7.46 2.053 -0.47
    Totals 388 395.1 413 190 181 109 374 49 21 26 4 4.12 1.320 2.24