Zach Davies

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Kansas City Royals Starting Pitcher (SP ) Age: 31-75d Exp: 8.020 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 26 (#785 overall), 2011 Country: United States Agent(s): (Boras Corporation)


  • Previous Contracts

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    2023-2024 Free Agent

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2022-2023 Free Agent

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,750,000
    Free Agent:

    2022-2022Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $250,000
    Free Agent:

    2021-2021 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,630,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,630,000
    Free Agent:

    2020-2020 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,250,000
    Free Agent:

    2019-2019 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,600,000
    Free Agent:

    2018-2018 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $572,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $572,000
    Free Agent:

    2017-2017 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $546,200
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $546,200
    Free Agent:

    2016-2016 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent:

    2015-2015 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent:

    2011-2011Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $575,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $575,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - $575,000 - $575,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $92,120 - - $92,120
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $507,500 - - $507,500
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $546,200 - - $546,200
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $572,000 - - $572,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,600,000 - - $2,600,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,944,444 - - $1,944,444
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,630,000 - - $8,630,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $250,000 - - $250,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $4,700,000 - - $4,700,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $21,342,264 $575,000 - $21,917,264
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $575,000 - $575,000
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,317,820 - - $4,317,820
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,944,444 - - $1,944,444
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,630,000 - - $8,630,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,450,000 - - $6,450,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Apr 9 2024Signed a minor league contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Mar 22 2024Released by Washington (WSH)
    Feb 17 2024Signed a minor league contract with Washington (WSH)
    Sep 30 2023Released by Arizona (ARI)
    Sep 27 2023Designated for Assignment by Arizona (ARI)
    Jan 4 2023Signed a 1 year $5 million contract with Arizona (ARI), including a mutual option for 2024
    Nov 7 2022Arizona (ARI) declined a $1.5 million mutual option for 2023 ($250,000 buyout)
    Mar 22 2022Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Jan 15 2021Signed a 1 year $8.63 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
    Dec 28 2020Traded to Chicago (CHC) from San Diego (SD) with Reginald Preciado , Yeison Santana , Owen Caissie and Ismael Mena for Yu Darvish and Victor Caratini
    Jan 10 2020Signed a 1 year $5.25 million contract with San Diego (SD), avoiding arbitration
    Nov 27 2019Traded to San Diego (SD) from Milwaukee (MIL) with Trent Grisham for Luis Urias and Eric Lauer
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $2.6 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 24 2018Signed a 1 year $572,000 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $546,200 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Sep 1 2015Contract purchased by Milwaukee (MIL)
    Jul 31 2015Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from Baltimore (BAL) for Gerardo Parra
    Jun 10 2011Signed a contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Jun 7 2011Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 26 (#785 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Zach Davies, and the financial implications.

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2023 ARI 18 18 82.1 98 67 64 39 72 10 2 5 0 7.00 1.664 -1.45
    2022 ARI 27 27 134.1 122 66 61 52 102 21 2 5 0 4.09 1.295 0.61
    2021 CHC 33 32 148.0 162 99 95 75 114 25 6 12 0 5.78 1.601 -0.95
    2020 SD 12 12 69.1 55 26 21 19 63 9 7 4 0 2.73 1.067 1.63
    2019 MIL 35 31 159.2 155 73 63 51 102 20 10 7 0 3.55 1.29 2.86
    2018 MIL 13 13 66.0 67 36 35 21 49 8 2 7 0 4.77 1.333 -0.24
    2017 MIL 33 33 191.1 204 90 85 55 124 20 17 9 0 4.00 1.354 2.95
    2016 MIL 28 28 163.1 166 79 72 38 135 20 11 7 0 3.97 1.249 2.1
    2015 MIL 6 6 34.0 26 14 14 15 24 2 3 2 0 3.71 1.206 0.55
    Totals 205 200 1048.1 1,055 550 510 365 785 135 60 58 0 4.38 1.355 8.06
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