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Zack Greinke

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Starting Pitcher Age: 36 Exp: 15.057 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2002 College: Apopka HS Agent(s): (Excel Sports Management)

Astros – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Zack Greinke signed a 6 year / $206,500,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including a $18,000,000 signing bonus, $206,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $34,416,667. In 2020, Greinke will earn a base salary of $32,000,000 and a signing bonus of $3,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $35,000,000. Greinke's adjusted salary with the Houston Astros is $24,666,667

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $206,500,000
    Signing Bonus $18,000,000
    Average Salary $34,416,667
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 32 $31,000,000 $3,000,000 $34,000,000 $34,000,000 $24,000,000($24,000,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 33 $31,000,000 $3,000,000 $34,000,000 $34,000,000 $24,000,000($48,000,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 34 $31,000,000 $3,000,000 $34,000,000 $34,000,000 $24,000,000($72,000,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 35 $31,500,000 $3,000,000 $34,500,000 $4,537,635 $4,537,634($76,537,634)
    2020 Contract details by year 36 $32,000,000 $3,000,000 $24,083,333 $35,000,000 $24,666,667 $13,666,667($90,204,301)
    2021 Contract details by year 37 $32,000,000 $3,000,000 $35,000,000 $24,666,667 $13,666,667($103,870,968)
    2022 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $62.5M deferred to 2022-2026, makes present day contract value $193,849,298
    • Limited No Trade (15 team block)
    • Trade Assignment Bonus: $2M (paid by Arizona - 2019)
    • Arizona pays additional $3.3M in 2019, $10.3M in 2020, & $10.3M in 2021

    Upcoming Deferred Contract

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $62,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,500,000
      Year Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2022 Contract details by year 38 $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2023 Contract details by year 39 $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2024 Contract details by year 40 $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2025 Contract details by year 41 $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    2026 Contract details by year 42 $12,500,000 $12,500,000
    Contract Notes:

     

    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2019-2019Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $17,112,903
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $17,112,903
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 35 $16,462,365 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $21,462,365 $21,462,365($21,462,365)
    2020 Contract details by year 36 $10,333,333 - - $10,333,333 $10,333,333($31,795,698)
    2021 Contract details by year 37 $10,333,333 - - $10,333,333 $10,333,333($42,129,031)
    • Trade Assignment Bonus: $2M
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $2,475,000 - $2,475,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $330,500 - - $330,500
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $365,000 - - $365,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $407,000 - - $407,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 - $50,000 $1,450,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - $150,000 $3,900,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 - - $7,250,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 $12,000,000 - $29,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $24,000,000 - - $24,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 - - $23,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 $3,000,000 - $24,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 $3,000,000 - $24,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 $3,000,000 - $24,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,537,635 - - $4,537,634
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $16,462,365 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $21,462,365
    Est. Earnings
    (15 seasons)
    $188,502,500 $26,475,000 $2,200,000 $217,177,499
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $10,666,667 $3,000,000 - $13,666,667
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $10,333,333 - - $10,333,333
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $10,666,667 $3,000,000 - $13,666,667
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $10,333,333 - - $10,333,333
    2022* Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2023* Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2024* Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2025* Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2026* Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    $293,002,500 $32,475,000 $2,200,000 $327,677,499
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,502,500 $2,475,000 - $16,177,500
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $27,000,000 - - $27,000,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $64,000,000 $12,000,000 - $76,000,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $79,462,365 $12,000,000 - $93,462,365
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,537,635 - - $4,537,634
    * denotes deferred payment

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Zack Greinke, and the financial implications.

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Zack Greinke 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
    2019 HOU 36 33 208.2 175 73 68 30 187 21 18 5 0 2.93 0.982 4.22
    2018 ARI 34 33 207.2 181 77 74 43 199 28 15 11 0 3.21 1.079 4.15
    2017 ARI 33 32 202.1 172 80 72 45 215 25 17 7 0 3.20 1.072 6.05
    2016 ARI 27 26 158.2 161 80 77 41 134 23 13 7 0 4.37 1.273 2.34
    2015 LAD 32 32 222.2 149 43 42 40 200 14 19 3 0 1.70 0.849 9.06
    2014 LAD 32 32 202.1 190 69 61 43 207 19 17 8 0 2.71 1.152 4.43
    2013 LAD 29 28 177.2 152 54 52 46 148 13 15 4 0 2.63 1.114 4.21
    2012 MIL 37 34 212.1 200 84 82 54 200 18 15 5 0 3.48 1.196 1.47
    2011 MIL 29 28 171.2 161 82 73 45 201 19 16 6 0 3.83 1.2 1.4
    2010 KC 33 33 220.0 219 114 102 55 181 18 10 14 0 4.17 1.245 3.44
    2009 KC 33 33 229.1 195 64 55 51 242 11 16 8 0 2.16 1.073 10.37
    2008 KC 32 32 202.1 202 87 78 56 183 21 13 10 0 3.47 1.275 5.36
    Totals 495 443 2849.2 2,635 1,143 1,063 664 2,599 289 204 122 1 3.36 1.158 56.50
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