Charlie Blackmon

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Colorado Rockies Right Field Age: 35-3d Exp: 9.102 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Drafted: Round 2 (#72 overall), 2008 College: Georgia Tech Agent(s): (ACES)

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  • Current Contract

    Charlie Blackmon signed a 6 year / $108,000,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $108,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $18,000,000. In 2022, Blackmon will earn a base salary of $21,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $21,333,333.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $108,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $18,000,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $12,000,000 $333,333 $12,333,333 $12,333,333 $14,000,000($14,000,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 32 $21,000,000 $333,333 $21,333,333 $21,333,333 $21,000,000($35,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 34 $21,000,000 $333,333 $21,333,333 $8,111,111 $7,777,778($42,777,778)
    2021 Contract details by year 35 $21,000,000 $333,333 $21,333,333 $21,333,333 $21,000,000($63,777,778)
    2022 Contract details by year 36 $21,000,000 $333,333 $18,000,000 $21,333,333 $21,333,333 $21,000,000($84,777,778)
    2023 Contract details by year 36 $18,000,000 $333,334 $18,333,334 $18,333,334 $18,000,000($102,777,778)
    2024 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022, 2023 player options
    • 2023 Option escalators (maxed)
      $500,000 each for 400,425,450,475,500,525 plate appearances in 2018-2022
      $1M each for 550, 575 plate appearances in 2018-2022 ($1M in 2018, 2019, 2020)
      1st, 2nd, 3rd MVP Vote: $2M
      4th, 5th MVP vote: $1M
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $14,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,300,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $517,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $517,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $501,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $501,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $490,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $490,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $480,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $480,000
    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) / $563,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $563,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings - $563,000 - $563,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $270,437 - - $270,437
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $501,000 - - $501,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $517,500 - - $517,500
    2016 Player Cash Earnings NL SILVER SLUGGER:OF $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings NL SILVER SLUGGER:OF $7,300,000 - - $7,300,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 $2,000,000 - $14,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,777,778 - - $7,777,778
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (12 seasons)
    $95,760,715 $2,563,000 - $98,323,715
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    $113,760,715 $2,563,000 - $116,323,715
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    12 seasons Player Cash Earnings $95,760,715 $2,563,000 - $98,323,715
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 4 2021Exercised a $21 million player option for 2022
    Apr 4 2018Signed a 5 year $94 million contract extension with Colorado (COL)
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $14 million contract with Colorado (COL), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 13 2017Signed a 1 year $7.3 million contract with Colorado (COL), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 25 2016Signed a 1 year $3.5 million contract with Colorado (COL)
    Mar 6 2015Signed a 1 year $517,500 contract with Colorado (COL)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $501k contract with Colorado (COL)
    Mar 3 2012Signed a 1 year $480k contract with Colorado (COL)
    Jun 13 2008Signed a contract with Colorado (COL)
    Jun 5 2008Drafted by Colorado (COL): Round 2 (#72 overall)

  • Injuries

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  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2022 COL 63 61 256 35 67 12 2 11 39 18 2 47 .262 .314 .453 .767 0.85
    2021 COL 150 135 514 76 139 25 4 13 78 54 3 91 .270 .351 .411 .762 1.01
    2020 COL 59 59 221 31 67 12 1 6 42 19 2 44 .303 .356 .448 .804 0.92
    2019 COL 140 136 580 112 182 42 7 32 86 40 2 104 .314 .364 .576 .940 2.28
    2018 COL 157 152 626 119 182 31 7 29 70 59 12 134 .291 .358 .502 .860 1.02
    2017 COL 159 158 644 137 215 36 14 37 104 65 14 135 .334 .402 .606 1.008 5.54
    2016 COL 143 135 578 111 187 35 5 29 82 43 17 102 .324 .381 .552 .933 4.64
    2015 COL 157 146 614 93 176 31 9 17 58 46 45 112 .287 .347 .450 .797 1.99
    2014 COL 154 135 593 82 171 27 3 19 72 31 28 96 .288 .335 .440 .775 2.01
    2013 COL 82 56 246 35 76 17 2 6 22 7 7 49 .309 .336 .467 .803 0.59
    2012 COL 42 24 113 15 32 8 0 2 9 4 1 17 .283 .325 .407 .732 0.23
    2011 COL 27 25 98 9 25 1 0 1 8 3 5 8 .255 .277 .296 .573 -0.71
    Totals 1,333 1,222 5,083 855 1,519 277 54 202 670 389 138 939 0.299 0.357 0.494 0.851 20.37