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Wei-Yin Chen Embed This NEW

Starting Pitcher Age: 33 Exp: 7 Years
Country: Taiwan Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Wei-Yin Chen signed a 5 year / $80,000,000 contract with the Miami Marlins, including a $13,000,000 signing bonus, $80,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $16,000,000. In 2019, Chen will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $20,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $80,000,000
    Signing Bonus $13,000,000
    Average Salary $16,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $6,000,000 $6,500,000 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $3,000,000($3,000,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $9,000,000 $6,500,000 $15,500,000 $15,500,000 $9,500,000($12,500,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 33 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $16,000,000($28,500,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 34 $20,000,000 - $16,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $10,000,000($38,500,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 35 $22,000,000 - $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $8,000,000($46,500,000)
    2021 Contract details by year 36 $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 -($46,500,000)
    2022 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Player opt out available after 2017 (4 days after 2017 World Series)
    • 2021 option vests with
      180 IP in 2020, or 360 across 2019-20
      Is not on the DL at the end of 2020 and is healthy in 2021
       
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2016-2022Deferred

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $64,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,214,286
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000($3,000,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000($7,500,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 33 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000($9,500,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 34 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000($19,500,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 35 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($33,500,000)
    2021 Contract details by year 36 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000($49,500,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 37 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000($64,500,000)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,072,000 $250,000 $100,000 $3,422,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,572,000 - - $3,572,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,072,000 - $100,000 $4,172,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2016* Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 $5,000,000 - $9,500,000
    2017* Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $8,000,000 - $16,000,000
    2018* Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (7 seasons)
    $40,466,000 $13,250,000 $200,000 $53,916,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2019* Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2020* Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2021* Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2022* Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    $113,466,000 $13,250,000 $200,000 $126,916,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Wei-Yin Chen 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 MIA 27 26 133.1 131 75 71 47 111 19 6 12 0 4.79 1.335 -0.48
    2017 MIA 9 5 33.0 25 14 14 9 25 3 2 1 0 3.82 1.03 0.44
    2016 MIA 22 22 123.1 134 69 68 24 100 22 5 5 0 4.96 1.281 -0.25
    2015 BAL 31 31 191.1 193 78 71 41 153 28 11 8 0 3.34 1.223 3.73
    2014 BAL 31 31 185.2 193 77 73 35 136 23 16 6 0 3.54 1.228 1.92
    2013 BAL 23 23 137.0 142 62 62 39 104 17 7 7 0 4.07 1.321 1.6
    2012 BAL 32 32 192.2 186 97 86 57 154 29 12 11 0 4.02 1.261 2.53
    Totals 175 170 996.1 1,004 472 445 252 783 141 59 50 0 4.02 1.261 9.49
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