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Starting Pitcher Age: 36 Exp: 11.114 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#68 overall), 2004 College: Long Beach State Agent(s): Nez Balelo (CAA Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Jason Vargas signed a 2 year / $16,000,000 contract with the New York Mets, including $16,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,000,000. In 2019, Vargas will earn a base salary of $8,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $8,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $16,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000($6,000,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 36 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000($14,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 37 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $2,000,000($16,000,000)
    2021 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Annual Innings Pitched Incentives:
      $250,000 each for 160,170,180,190,200,210
    • Trade Assignment Bonus: $250,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2017

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $32,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 31 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000($7,000,000)
    2015 Contract details by year 32 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000($15,500,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000($24,000,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000($32,000,000)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $525,000 - $525,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 - - $316,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $327,000 - - $327,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $394,000 - - $394,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - $405,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $412,500 - - $412,500
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,450,000 - - $2,450,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,850,000 - - $4,850,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $55,654,500 $525,000 - $56,179,500
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    $65,654,500 $525,000 - $66,179,500
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jason Vargas 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 NYM 21 20 92.0 100 60 59 30 84 18 6 9 0 5.77 1.413 -0.31
    2017 KC 32 32 179.2 181 84 83 58 134 27 18 11 0 4.16 1.33 3.87
    2016 KC 3 3 12.0 8 3 3 3 11 1 0 0 0 2.25 0.917 0.49
    2015 KC 9 9 43.0 46 20 19 12 27 5 5 2 0 3.98 1.349 0.41
    2014 KC 30 30 187.0 197 82 77 41 128 19 11 10 0 3.71 1.273 2.49
    2013 LAA 24 24 150.0 162 68 67 46 109 17 9 8 0 4.02 1.387 1.89
    2012 SEA 33 33 217.1 200 94 93 55 141 35 14 11 0 3.85 1.173 3.51
    2011 SEA 32 32 201.0 205 105 95 59 131 22 10 13 0 4.25 1.313 0.75
    2010 SEA 31 31 192.2 187 86 81 54 116 18 9 12 0 3.78 1.251 2.55
    2009 SEA 23 14 91.2 98 53 50 24 54 16 3 6 0 4.91 1.331 -0.02
    Totals 240 230 1376.2 1,401 669 641 384 939 182 85 83 0 4.19 1.297 15.63
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