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Gerrit Cole Embed This NEW

Starting Pitcher Age: 28 Exp: 5.111 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2011 College: California-Los Angeles Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Gerrit Cole signed a 1 year / $13,500,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $13,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $13,500,000. In 2019, Cole will earn a base salary of $13,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $13,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $13,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,500,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $13,500,000 $13,500,000 $13,500,000 $13,500,000 $13,500,000($13,500,000)
    2020 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,750,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 27 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 $6,750,000($6,750,000)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - $9,000,000 - $9,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $297,213 - - $297,213
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $512,500 - - $512,500
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $531,000 - - $531,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $548,000 - - $548,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 - - $6,750,000
    Est. Earnings
    (6 seasons)
    $12,388,713 $9,000,000 - $21,388,713
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    $25,888,713 $9,000,000 - $34,888,713
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Gerrit Cole 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
    2018 HOU 32 32 200.1 143 68 64 64 276 19 15 5 0 2.88 1.033 5.25
    2017 PIT 34 33 203.0 199 98 96 55 196 31 12 12 0 4.26 1.251 2.81
    2016 PIT 21 21 116.0 131 57 50 36 98 7 7 10 0 3.88 1.44 1.51
    2015 PIT 33 32 208.0 183 71 60 44 202 11 19 8 0 2.60 1.091 4.58
    2014 PIT 23 22 138.0 127 58 56 40 138 11 11 5 0 3.65 1.21 1.24
    2013 PIT 19 19 117.1 109 43 42 28 100 7 10 7 0 3.22 1.168 1.34
    Totals 162 159 982.2 892 395 368 267 1,010 86 74 47 0 3.37 1.179 16.73
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • yrs, $0
    • 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 Gerrit Cole to.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Cole's current age (28), 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 Cole statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    Gerrit Cole'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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