Kenta Maeda

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Detroit Tigers Starting Pitcher (SP ) Age: 35-330d Exp: 8 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Japan Agent(s): Adam Katz (Wasserman)

  • Current Contract

    Kenta Maeda signed a 2 year / $24,000,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $24,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,000,000. In 2024, Maeda will earn a base salary of $14,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $14,000,000.

    2024-2025 Free Agent

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $24,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2024 Contract details by year 36 8.000 $14,000,000 $12,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($14,000,000)
    2025 Contract details by year 37 $10,000,000 $12,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000($24,000,000)
    2026 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2023Retained

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $6,500,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,166,833
    Free Agent:

    2016-2023

    Contract: 8 yr(s) / $25,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $3,125,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $1,000,000 $7,250,000 $11,250,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - $4,250,000 $7,250,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $6,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - $5,400,000 $8,400,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings ALL MLB (2ND) $208,704 - $2,185,000 $2,393,704
    2020 Player Cash Earnings ALL MLB (2ND) $2,436,500 - $3,185,000 $5,621,500
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,436,000 - $2,500,000 $4,936,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $563,500 - - $563,500
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $23,644,704 $1,000,000 $27,770,000 $52,414,704
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    $47,644,704 $1,000,000 $27,770,000 $76,414,704
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 $1,000,000 - $39,085,000
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,644,704 - - $13,329,704
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 26 2023Signed a contract with Detroit (DET)
    Feb 9 2020Traded to Minnesota (MIN) from Los Angeles (LAD) with $10M and Jair Camargo for Brusdar Graterol, 2020 2nd round pick and Luke Raley|20140
    Jan 2 2016Signed an 8 year $25 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Kenta Maeda, and the financial implications.

  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kenta Maeda 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
    2023 MIN 21 20 104.1 94 50 49 28 117 17 6 8 0 4.23 1.169 1.09
    2021 MIN 23 21 106.1 106 60 55 32 113 16 6 5 0 4.66 1.298 0.34
    2020 MIN 11 11 66.2 40 20 20 10 80 9 6 1 0 2.70 0.75 1.6
    2019 LAD 41 26 153.2 114 70 69 51 169 22 10 8 3 4.04 1.074 1.39
    2018 LAD 41 20 125.1 115 58 53 43 153 13 8 10 2 3.81 1.261 0.66
    2017 LAD 30 25 134.1 121 68 63 34 140 22 13 6 1 4.22 1.154 0.53
    2016 LAD 35 32 175.2 150 72 68 50 179 20 16 11 0 3.48 1.139 2.83
    Totals 202 155 866.1 740 398 377 248 951 119 65 49 6 3.92 1.140 8.44
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • SP Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • SP Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Kenta Maeda to.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Maeda's current age (35), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Maeda statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    Kenta Maeda's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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