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Ervin Santana

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Kansas City Royals Starting Pitcher Age: 38-8d Exp: 12.104 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Dominican Republic Agent(s): Jay Alou (Epitome Sports Management)

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  • Current Contract

    Ervin Santana signed a 1 year / $1,500,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $1,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,500,000. In 2021, Santana will earn a base salary of $1,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $1,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,500,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 38 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000($1,500,000)
    2022 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Incentives: $1.75M
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,300,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2019-2019Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $716,667
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $716,667
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / -
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2019-2019Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2018

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $55,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,750,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $14,100,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,100,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2009-2013

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $420,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $420,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $425,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $425,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2006-2006

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $350,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $350,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2005-2005

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $316,000
    Signing Bonus $700,000
    Average Salary $316,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2000-2000Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $700,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $700,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2000 Player Cash Earnings - $700,000 - $700,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 - - $316,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $350,000 - - $350,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $425,000 - - $425,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 - $25,000 $445,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,800,000 - - $3,800,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $11,200,000 - - $11,200,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $14,100,000 - - $14,100,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,598,360 - - $7,598,360
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $716,667 - - $716,667
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (16 seasons)
    $108,926,027 $700,000 $25,000 $109,651,027
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $30,511,000 $700,000 - $31,236,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - $14,500,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,100,000 - - $14,100,000
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $49,098,360 - - $49,098,360
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $716,667 - - $716,667
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/03/2015 Player contract details by year PEDs 80 games $5,901,639 Violating the MLB PED policy
    80 $5,901,639
  • Transactions

    Dec 29 2020Signed a minor league contract with Kansas City (KC)
    May 24 2019Signed a minor league contract with New York (NYM)
    Apr 29 2019Released by Chicago (CHW)
    Feb 22 2019Signed a minor league contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Oct 30 2018Minnesota (MIN) declined a $14M club option for 2019
    Apr 3 2015Suspended 80 games for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $5,901,639 in 2015 salary with Minnesota (MIN)
    Dec 11 2014Signed a 4 year $55 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Mar 12 2014Signed a 1 year $14.1 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Oct 31 2012Traded to Kansas City (KC) from Los Angeles (LAA) for Brandon Sisk and considerations
    Oct 31 2012Los Angeles (LAA) exercised $13 million option for 2013
    Feb 14 2009Signed a 4 year $30 million contract with Los Angeles (LAA)
    Mar 2 2008Signed a 1 year $420k contract with Los Angeles (LAA)
    Mar 2 2007Signed a 1 year $425k contract with Los Angeles (LAA)
    Mar 2 2006Signed a 1 year $350k contract with Los Angeles (LAA)
    Feb 25 2005Signed a 1 year contract with Los Angeles (LAA)
    Sep 2 2000Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAA)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Ervin Santana, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Ervin Santana 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
    2021 KC 14 2 30.2 24 13 13 8 21 6 0 1 0 3.82 1.043 0.5
    2019 CHW 3 3 13.1 19 14 14 6 5 6 0 2 0 9.45 1.875 -0.4
    2018 MIN 5 5 24.2 31 22 22 9 16 9 0 1 0 8.03 1.622 -0.6
    2017 MIN 33 33 211.1 177 85 77 61 167 31 16 8 0 3.28 1.126 4.63
    2016 MIN 30 30 180.3 169 78 69 53 149 19 7 11 0 3.43 1.227 3.85
    2015 MIN 17 17 108.0 104 50 48 36 82 12 7 5 0 4.00 1.296 1.49
    2014 ATL 31 31 196.0 193 90 86 63 179 16 14 10 0 3.95 1.306 1.3
    2013 KC 32 32 211.0 190 85 76 51 161 26 9 10 0 3.24 1.142 2.91
    2012 LAA 30 30 178.0 165 109 102 61 133 39 9 13 0 5.16 1.27 -1.08
    2011 LAA 33 33 228.2 207 95 86 72 178 26 11 12 0 3.39 1.22 2.83
    2010 LAA 33 33 222.2 221 104 97 73 169 27 17 10 0 3.92 1.32 3.02
    2009 LAA 24 23 139.2 159 83 78 47 107 24 8 8 0 5.03 1.475 -0.17
    2008 LAA 32 32 219.0 198 89 85 47 214 23 16 7 0 3.49 1.119 5.04
    Totals 396 381 2426.2 2,318 1,176 1,092 756 1,923 325 147 125 0 4.05 1.267 23.32