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Ian Kennedy Embed This NEW

Starting Pitcher Age: 34 Exp: 9.124 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#21 overall), 2006 College: Southern California Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Ian Kennedy signed a 5 year / $70,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $70,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $14,000,000. In 2019, Kennedy will earn a base salary of $16,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $16,500,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $70,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000($7,500,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $13,500,000 $13,500,000 $13,500,000 $13,500,000($21,000,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 33 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000($37,000,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 34 $16,500,000 $14,000,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 -($37,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 35 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 -($37,000,000)
    2021 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Opt-out available after 2017
    • 2018 player option includes a $6M buyout

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,850,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,850,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 30 $9,850,000 $9,850,000 $9,850,000($9,850,000)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings - $2,250,000 - $2,250,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $394,275 - - $394,275
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $408,925 - - $408,925
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $403,000 - - $403,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $423,000 - - $423,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $519,500 - - $519,500
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,144,153 - - $2,144,153
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,120,847 - - $2,120,847
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,100,000 - - $6,100,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $9,850,000 - - $9,850,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $59,363,700 $2,250,000 - $61,613,700
    $59,363,700 $2,250,000 - $61,613,700
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    06/14/2013 Player contract details by year 10 games $233,060 Intentionally hitting Yasiel Puig, inducing a brawl
    10 $233,060
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Ian Kennedy 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 KC 22 22 119.2 125 66 62 40 105 20 3 9 0 4.66 1.379 0.49
    2017 KC 30 30 154.0 143 99 92 61 131 34 5 13 0 5.38 1.325 0.49
    2016 KC 33 33 195.1 173 81 80 66 184 33 11 11 0 3.68 1.223 3.9
    2015 SD 30 30 168.1 166 95 80 52 174 31 9 15 0 4.28 1.295 -0.11
    2014 SD 33 33 201.0 189 85 81 70 207 16 13 13 0 3.63 1.289 1.47
    2013 SD 32 31 181.1 181 108 100 73 163 27 7 10 0 4.96 1.401 -1.46
    2012 ARI 33 33 208.1 216 101 93 55 187 28 15 12 0 4.02 1.301 1.92
    2011 ARI 34 33 222.0 186 73 71 55 198 19 21 4 0 2.88 1.086 4.83
    2010 ARI 33 32 194.0 163 87 82 70 168 26 9 10 0 3.80 1.201 2.9
    2009 NYY 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 0.11
    2008 NYY 10 9 39.2 50 37 36 26 27 5 0 4 0 8.17 1.916 -0.86
    Totals 294 289 1703.2 1,605 838 781 579 1,560 240 94 101 0 4.13 1.282 13.68
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