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Christian Yelich

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Left Field Age: 28 Exp: 6.069 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#23 overall), 2010 College: Westlake HS Agent(s): (Paragon Sports International, AMG Sports)

Brewers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Christian Yelich signed a 7 year / $188,500,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $188,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $26,928,571. In 2020, Yelich will earn a base salary of $12,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $12,500,000.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $188,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $26,928,571
    Free Agent: 2030 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $12,500,000 $23,888,888 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $12,500,000($12,500,000)
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($26,500,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 30 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($48,500,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 31 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($70,500,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 32 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($92,500,000)
    2025 Contract details by year 33 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($114,500,000)
    2026 Contract details by year 34 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($136,500,000)
    2027 Contract details by year 35 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($158,500,000)
    2028 Contract details by year 36 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($180,500,000)
    2029 Contract details by year 37 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $6,500,000($187,000,000)
    2030 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $28M deferred ($4M per year)
    • If the Mutual Option is declined, deferred money is paid at $2.5M each from 2031-2042
    • If the Mutal Option is exercised, deferred money is paid at $2.3M each from 2031-2041, & $2.7M in 2042
    • Full No Trade Clause
    • MVP: $100,000 ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd)
    • $50,000 each for All-Star, Silver Slugger, WS MVP, Aaron Award, Comeback POTY
    • $25,000 each for Gold Glove, LCS MVP
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Upcoming Deferred Contract

    Contract: 12 yr(s) / $28,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,333,333
      Year Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2031 Contract details by year 39 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2032 Contract details by year 40 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2033 Contract details by year 41 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2034 Contract details by year 42 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2035 Contract details by year 43 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2036 Contract details by year 44 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2037 Contract details by year 45 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2038 Contract details by year 46 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2039 Contract details by year 47 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2040 Contract details by year 48 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2041 Contract details by year 49 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2042 Contract details by year 50 $2,333,337 $2,333,337
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2021

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $49,570,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,081,429
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 23 $570,000 $570,000 $570,000($570,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 24 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000($1,570,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 25 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000($5,070,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 26 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000($12,070,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 27 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000($21,820,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $12,500,000($34,320,000)
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($48,320,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 30 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $1,250,000($49,570,000)
    • 2022 Option includes a $1.25M buyout
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings - $1,700,000 - $1,700,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $505,000 - - $505,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - $570,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $9,750,000 - - $9,750,000
    Est. Earnings
    (6 seasons)
    $22,325,000 $1,700,000 - $24,025,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2027 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2028 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2029 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2031* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2032* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2033* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2034* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2035* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2036* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2037* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2038* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2039* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2040* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2041* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2042* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,337 - - $2,333,337
    $237,325,000 $1,700,000 - $239,025,000
    * denotes deferred payment

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Christian Yelich, and the financial implications.

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Christian Yelich ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2019 MIL 131 127 489 100 161 29 3 44 97 80 30 118 .329 .429 .671 1.100 7.07
    2018 MIL 147 144 574 118 187 34 7 36 110 68 22 135 .326 .402 .598 1.000 7.62
    2017 MIA 156 155 602 100 170 36 2 18 81 80 16 137 .282 .369 .439 .808 3.94
    2016 MIA 155 150 578 78 172 38 3 21 98 72 9 138 .298 .376 .483 .859 5.37
    2015 MIA 126 122 476 63 143 30 2 7 44 47 16 101 .300 .366 .416 .782 3.63
    2014 MIA 144 142 582 94 165 30 6 9 54 70 21 137 .284 .362 .402 .764 4
    2013 MIA 62 61 240 34 69 12 1 4 16 31 10 66 .288 .370 .396 .766 1.65
    Totals 921 901 3,541 587 1,067 209 24 139 500 448 124 832 0.301 0.383 0.492 0.874 33.28
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