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Jimmy Nelson

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Los Angeles Dodgers Relief Pitcher Age: 31 Exp: 5.107 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 2 (#64 overall), 2010 College: Alabama Agent(s): Gavin Wright (CAA Sports)

45 Day Injury List (Back)

Nelson is on the 45-day injured list due to lower-back surgery, and he is expected to miss the entire 2020 season.

Dodgers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Jimmy Nelson signed a 1 year / $1,250,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $1,250,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,250,000. In 2020, Nelson will earn a base salary of $750,000, while carrying a total salary of $750,000. Nelson's adjusted salary with the Los Angeles Dodgers is $277,778

    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
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $750,000 $1,250,000 $750,000 $277,778 $277,778($277,778)
    2021 Contract details by year 32 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $500,000($777,778)
    2022 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2020 Day 1 Roster Bonus: $1M
    • 45 days active in 2020: $500,000
    • 90 days active in 2020: $500,000
    • 2021 club option includes a $500,000 buyout
    • Converts to a $5 million mutual option with 60IP or 40 games in 2020
    • $5M 2021 escalator based on innings pitched (170)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,700,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,700,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,700,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,700,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $547,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $547,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $522,300
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $522,300
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $511,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $511,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

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

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $490,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $490,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $570,600
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $570,600
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings - $570,600 - $570,600
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $74,972 - - $74,972
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $215,846 - - $215,846
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $511,500 - - $511,500
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $522,300 - - $522,300
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $547,000 - - $547,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 - - $3,700,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 - - $3,700,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $277,778 - - $277,778
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $9,549,396 $570,600 - $10,119,996
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    $10,049,396 $570,600 - $10,619,996
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,271,618 $570,600 - $9,842,218
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $277,778 - - $277,778
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Jan 7 2020Signed a 1 year $1.25 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Dec 12 2018Signed a 1 year $3.7 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $3.7 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $547,000 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $522,300 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Mar 3 2015Signed a 1 year $511,500 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Jun 23 2010Signed a contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Jun 8 2010Drafted by Milwaukee (MIL): Round 2 (#64 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Jimmy Nelson, and the financial implications.

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jimmy Nelson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2019 MIL 10 22.0 25 18 17 17 26 4 0 2 0 6.96 1.909 -0.46
    2017 MIL 29 175.1 171 75 68 48 199 16 12 6 0 3.49 1.249 3.23
    2016 MIL 32 178.3 186 108 95 86 140 25 8 16 0 4.78 1.521 0.38
    2015 MIL 30 177.1 165 89 83 65 148 18 11 13 0 4.21 1.297 1.29
    2014 MIL 14 69.1 82 42 38 19 57 6 2 9 0 4.93 1.457 -0.34
    2013 MIL 4 10.0 2 1 1 5 8 0 0 0 0 0.90 0.7 0.34
    Totals 119 107 633.0 631 333 302 240 578 69 33 46 0 4.29 1.376 4.44
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