Wade Davis

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Kansas City Royals Relief Pitcher Age: 36-93d Exp: 11.032 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 3 (#75 overall), 2004 College: Lake Wales HS Agent(s): (Jet Sports Management)

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Royals – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Wade Davis signed a 1 year / $1,250,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $1,250,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,250,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,250,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 35 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000($1,250,000)
    2022 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Incentives: $925,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2021Retained

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $18,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2018-2021

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $52,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $17,333,333
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2011-2017

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $12,600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,150,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $404,900
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $404,900
    Free Agent: 2011 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $400,000
    Free Agent: 2010 / UFA

    2004-2004Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $500,000 - $500,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $404,900 - - $404,900
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,800,000 - - $4,800,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $25,000 $7,025,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - $25,000 $8,025,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,296,296 - - $6,296,296
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $78,451,196 $500,000 $50,000 $79,001,196
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,304,900 $500,000 - $3,804,900
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,850,000 - - $23,900,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $41,296,296 - - $41,296,296
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 24 2021Retired from Professional Baseball
    Jan 20 2021Signed a minor league contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Sep 20 2020Released by Colorado (COL)
    Dec 29 2017Signed a 3 year $52 million contract with Colorado (COL), including a vesting option for 2021
    Nov 6 2017Chicago (CHC) extended a $17.4 million Qualifying Offer for 2018
    Dec 7 2016Traded to Chicago (CHC) from Kansas City (KC) for Jorge Soler
    Nov 3 2016Kansas City (KC) exercised a $10M option for 2017
    Nov 5 2015Kansas City (KC) exercised an $8 million option for 2016
    Nov 3 2014Kansas City (KC) exercised a $7 million option for 2015
    Dec 10 2012Traded to Kansas City (KC) from Tampa Bay (TB) with James Shields for Wil Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard
    Mar 31 2011Signed a 4 year $12.6 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Mar 3 2010Signed a 1 year $404k contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Feb 25 2009Signed a 1 year $400k contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Jun 16 2004Signed a contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Jun 7 2004Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 3 (#75 overall)

  • Injuries

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2021 KC 40 42.2 44 33 32 19 38 8 0 3 2 6.75 1.477 -0.57
    2020 COL 5 4.1 9 10 10 3 3 3 0 1 2 20.77 2.769 -0.71
    2019 COL 50 42.2 51 42 41 29 42 7 1 6 15 8.65 1.875 -1.34
    2018 COL 69 65.1 43 31 30 26 78 8 3 6 43 4.13 1.056 1.09
    2017 CHC 59 58.2 39 16 15 28 79 6 4 2 32 2.30 1.142 1.85
    2016 KC 45 43.1 33 9 9 16 47 0 2 1 27 1.87 1.131 1.71
    2015 KC 69 67.1 33 8 7 20 78 3 8 1 17 0.94 0.787 3.46
    2014 KC 71 72.0 38 8 8 23 109 0 9 2 3 1.00 0.847 3.71
    2013 KC 31 135.1 169 89 80 58 114 15 8 11 0 5.32 1.677 -2.01
    2012 TB 54 70.1 48 20 19 29 87 5 3 0 0 2.43 1.095 1.52
    2011 TB 30 184.0 190 96 91 63 105 23 11 10 0 4.45 1.375 -0.04
    2010 TB 29 168.0 165 77 76 62 113 24 12 10 0 4.07 1.351 1.43
    2009 TB 6 36.1 33 19 15 13 36 2 2 2 0 3.72 1.266 0.27
    Totals 558 990.1 895 458 433 389 929 104 63 55 141 3.94 1.297 10.37