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Michael Brantley Embed This NEW

Left Field Age: 31 Exp: 8.131 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#205 overall), 2005 Country: United States Agent(s): (Excel Sports Management)
  • Current Contract

    Michael Brantley signed a 2 year / $32,000,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $32,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $16,000,000. In 2019, Brantley will earn a base salary of $15,000,000 and a signing bonus of $2,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $16,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $32,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $16,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 32 $15,000,000 $1,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $17,000,000($17,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 33 $15,000,000 $1,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $15,000,000($32,000,000)
    2021 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2018

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $25,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,500,000
    Average Salary $6,250,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 27 $1,500,000 $875,000 $2,375,000 $5,000,000($5,000,000)
    2015 Contract details by year 28 $5,000,000 $875,000 $5,875,000 $5,000,000($10,000,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 29 $6,500,000 $875,000 $7,375,000 $6,500,000($16,500,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 30 $7,500,000 $875,000 $8,375,000 $7,500,000($24,000,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 31 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000($36,000,000)
    • 2018 Option: $1 million buyout
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings - $150,000 - $150,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $400,800 - - $400,800
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $421,800 - - $421,800
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $495,300 - - $495,300
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $526,900 - - $526,900
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $3,500,000 - $5,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $34,344,800 $3,650,000 - $37,994,800
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 $2,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    $64,344,800 $5,650,000 - $69,994,800
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Michael Brantley ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2018 CLE 143 141 570 89 176 36 2 17 76 48 12 60 .309 .364 .468 .832 3.58
    2017 CLE 90 87 338 47 101 20 1 9 52 31 11 50 .299 .357 .444 .801 2.14
    2016 CLE 11 10 39 5 9 2 0 0 7 3 1 6 .231 .279 .282 .561 -0.05
    2015 CLE 137 135 529 68 164 45 0 15 84 60 15 51 .310 .379 .480 .859 3.4
    2014 CLE 156 154 611 94 200 45 2 20 97 52 23 56 .327 .385 .506 .891 6.74
    2013 CLE 151 144 556 66 158 26 3 10 73 40 17 67 .284 .332 .396 .728 2.71
    2012 CLE 149 143 552 63 159 37 4 6 60 53 12 56 .288 .348 .402 .750 3.28
    2011 CLE 114 109 451 63 120 24 4 7 46 34 13 76 .266 .318 .384 .702 2.1
    2010 CLE 72 69 297 38 73 9 3 3 22 22 10 38 .246 .296 .327 .623 -1.2
    2009 CLE 28 26 112 10 35 4 0 0 11 8 4 19 .312 .358 .348 .706 -0.04
    Totals 1,051 1,018 4,055 543 1,195 248 19 87 528 351 118 479 0.295 0.351 0.430 0.781 22.66
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • MLB Rank: 0
    • LF Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

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

    Comparable Players

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

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Brantley's current age (31), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Michael Brantley'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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