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Trevor Bauer

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Los Angeles Dodgers Starting Pitcher Age: 30-25d Exp: 6.158 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#3 overall), 2011 College: California-Los Angeles Agent(s): (Luba Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Trevor Bauer signed a 3 year / $102,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including a $10,000,000 signing bonus, $102,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $34,000,000. In 2021, Bauer will earn a base salary of $28,000,000 and a signing bonus of $10,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $31,333,333.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $102,000,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $34,000,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 30 $28,000,000 $3,333,333 $34,000,000 $31,333,333 $31,333,333 $38,000,000($38,000,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 31 $32,000,000 $3,333,333 $35,333,333 $35,333,333 $32,000,000($70,000,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 32 $32,000,000 $3,333,334 $35,333,334 $35,333,334 $32,000,000($102,000,000)
    2024 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022 Player Option
      If Bauer opts out after 2021, the Dodgers owe him a $2M buyout
    • 2023 Player Option
      If Bauer opts out after 2022, the Dodgers owe him a $15M buyout
    • Cy Young: $250,000 ($150,000 for 2nd or 3rd)
    • No Trade Clause to AL Teams prior to the All Star Game
    • No Trade Clause to AL Teams after the All Star Game w/ 80 IP or an ASG birth
    • Full no trade clause if he's under Cy Young consideration in a given year

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $17,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $17,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2019Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,806,452
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,806,452
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $13,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,525,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,525,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,550,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,550,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,697,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,697,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,940,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,940,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $4,450,000
    Signing Bonus $3,400,000
    Average Salary $1,112,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $50,000 $850,000 - $900,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $333,333 $850,000 - $1,183,333
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,325,000 $850,000 - $2,175,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,575,000 $850,000 - $2,425,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,940,000 - - $1,940,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,697,500 - - $1,697,500
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,550,000 - - $3,550,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $6,525,000 - - $6,525,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,193,548 - - $4,193,548
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,806,452 - - $8,806,452
    2020 Player Cash Earnings NL CY YOUNG,
    ALL MLB (1ST)
    $6,481,481 - - $6,481,481
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $28,000,000 $10,000,000 - $38,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $64,477,314 $13,400,000 - $77,877,314
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $32,000,000 - - $32,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $32,000,000 - - $32,000,000
    $128,477,314 $13,400,000 - $141,877,314
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $383,333 $1,700,000 - $2,083,333
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $25,418,952 $1,700,000 - $27,118,952
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,675,029 - - $10,675,029
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $28,000,000 $10,000,000 - $38,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Feb 5 2021Signed a 3 year $102 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD) - includes 2022 and 2023 Player Options
    Nov 1 2020Cincinnati (CIN) extended an $18.9 million Qualifying Offer
    Jan 10 2020Signed a 1 year $17.5 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN), avoiding arbitration
    Jul 30 2019Traded to Cincinnati (CIN) from Cleveland (CLE) as part of a 3-team trade: Cincinnati (CIN) traded Yasiel Puig and Scott Moss to Cleveland (CLE); Cincinnati (CIN) traded Taylor Trammell to San Diego (SD); San Diego (SD) traded Logan Allen, Franmil Reyes and Victor Nova to Cleveland (CLE)
    Feb 13 2019Signed a 1 year $13 million contract with Cleveland (CLE), settling in arbitration
    Feb 15 2018Signed a 1 year $6.525 million contract with Cleveland (CLE), settling in arbitration
    Jan 12 2017Signed a 1 year $3.55 million contract with Cleveland (CLE), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $1.6975 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jan 16 2015Signed a 1 year $1.94 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Dec 11 2012Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Arizona (ARI) as part of a 3-team trade: Cleveland (CLE) traded Shin-Soo Choo and Jason Donald to Cincinnati (CIN); Cincinnati (CIN) traded Drew Stubbs to Cleveland (CLE); Cincinnati (CIN) traded Didi Gregorius, Tony Sipp and Lars Anderson to Arizona (ARI); Arizona (ARI) traded Bryan Shaw and Matt Albers to Cleveland (CLE)
    Jul 25 2011Signed a 4 year $4.45 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Jun 24 2011Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 1 (#3 overall)

  • Injuries

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2021 LAD 8 8 50.1 27 15 14 14 67 8 3 2 0 2.50 0.815 1.29
    2020 CIN 11 11 73.0 41 17 14 17 100 9 5 4 0 1.73 0.795 2.74
    2019 CIN 34 34 213.0 184 118 106 82 253 34 11 13 0 4.48 1.249 1.89
    2018 CLE 28 27 175.1 134 51 43 57 221 9 12 6 1 2.21 1.089 5.76
    2017 CLE 32 31 176.1 181 84 82 60 196 25 17 9 0 4.19 1.367 3.23
    2016 CLE 35 28 190.0 179 96 90 70 168 20 12 8 0 4.26 1.311 2.32
    2015 CLE 31 30 176.0 152 90 89 79 170 23 11 12 0 4.55 1.312 1.57
    2014 CLE 26 26 153.0 151 76 71 60 143 16 5 8 0 4.18 1.379 2.04
    2013 CLE 4 4 17.0 15 11 10 16 11 3 1 2 0 5.29 1.824 -0.17
    2012 ARI 4 4 16.1 14 13 11 13 17 2 1 2 0 6.06 1.653 -0.34
    Totals 213 203 1240.1 1,078 571 530 468 1,346 149 78 66 1 3.85 1.246 20.33