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Justin Verlander Embed This NEW

Starting Pitcher Age: 35 Exp: 12.002 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2004 College: Old Dominion Agent(s): Mark Pieper, Mike Milchin (ISE Baseball)
  • Current Contract

    Justin Verlander signed a 6 year / $162,000,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $162,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $27,000,000. In 2018, Verlander will earn a base salary of $28,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $28,000,000. Verlander's adjusted salary with the Houston Astros is $20,000,000

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $162,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $27,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Adjusted Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 30 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year 31 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year 32 $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $28,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $28,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $4,743,169
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $20,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 36 $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $20,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 37 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2020 Option: Vests if Top 5 of Cy Young voting in 2019. (deleted)
    • No Trade Clause
    • All Star Bonus: $100,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2019Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $39,256,831
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $39,256,831
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $23,256,831 $23,256,831
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 36 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 $3,150,000 - $3,466,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $350,000 - - $350,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,975,000 - - $3,975,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 $166,666 - $6,916,666
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $12,750,000 $166,666 $500,000 $13,416,666
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 $166,668 - $20,166,668
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $28,000,000 - - $28,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $28,000,000 - - $28,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,743,169 - - $4,743,169
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $23,256,831 - - $23,256,831
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (14 seasons)
    $197,041,000 $3,650,000 $500,000 $201,191,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    $225,041,000 $3,650,000 $500,000 $229,191,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Justin Verlander 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
    2018 HOU 33 33 208. 153 63 60 36 280 28 16 9 0 2.60 0.909
    2017 HOU 33 33 206. 170 80 77 72 219 27 15 8 0 3.36 1.175
    2016 DET 34 34 227.0.6 171 81 77 57 254 30 16 9 0 3.05 1.004
    2015 DET 20 20 133.1 113 56 50 32 113 13 5 8 0 3.38 1.088
    2014 DET 32 32 206. 223 114 104 65 159 18 15 12 0 4.54 1.398
    2013 DET 34 34 218.1 212 94 84 75 217 19 13 12 0 3.46 1.315
    2012 DET 33 33 238.1 192 81 70 60 239 19 17 8 0 2.64 1.057
    2011 DET 34 34 251. 174 73 67 57 250 24 24 5 0 2.40 0.92
    2010 DET 33 33 224.1 190 89 84 71 219 14 18 9 0 3.37 1.163
    2009 DET 35 35 240. 219 99 92 63 269 20 19 9 0 3.45 1.175
    2008 DET 33 33 201. 195 119 108 87 163 18 11 17 0 4.84 1.403
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