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Michael Wacha

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New York Mets Relief Pitcher Age: 29 Exp: 6.062 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#19 overall), 2012 College: Texas A&M Agent(s): (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Michael Wacha signed a 1 year / $3,000,000 contract with the New York Mets, including $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,000,000. In 2020, Wacha will earn a base salary of $3,000,000 and a incentive bonus of $555,556, while carrying a total salary of $3,555,555. Wacha's adjusted salary with the New York Mets is $1,666,667

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $3,000,000 $555,556 $3,000,000 $3,555,555 $1,666,667 $1,666,666($1,666,666)
    2021 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Starter Incentives: 1 point per game started
      $500,000 each for 10, 14, 18, 20-30 points
    • Reliever Incentives
      $250,000 each for 40, 45, 50, 55 appearances
    • Cy Young: $50,000 ($25,000 for 2nd, $10,000 for 3rd)
    • WS MVP: $100,000
    • LCS MVP: $50,000
    • All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger: $50,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,350,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,350,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,300,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,775,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,775,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $539,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $539,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $520,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $520,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $510,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $510,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

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

    2012-2012Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,900,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings - $1,900,000 - $1,900,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $490,000 - - $490,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $175,573 - - $175,573
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $520,000 - - $520,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $539,000 - - $539,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,775,000 - - $2,775,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $5,300,000 - - $5,300,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $6,350,000 - - $6,350,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,111,111 - $555,556 $1,666,666
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $17,260,684 $1,900,000 $555,556 $19,716,239
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $16,149,573 $1,900,000 - $18,049,573
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,111,111 - - $1,666,666
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Dec 11 2019Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with New York (NYM)
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $6.35 million contract with St. Louis (STL), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $5.3 million contract with St. Louis (STL), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 14 2017Signed a 1 year $2.775 million contract with St. Louis (STL), settling in arbitration
    Mar 2 2016Signed a 1 year $539k contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Mar 3 2015Signed a 1 year $520k contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $510,000 contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Jun 14 2012Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Jun 4 2012Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 1 (#19 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Michael Wacha, and the financial implications.

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Michael Wacha 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
    2020 NYM 8 34.0 46 26 25 7 37 9 1 4 0 6.62 1.559 0.47
    2019 STL 29 126.2 143 71 67 55 104 26 6 7 0 4.76 1.563 0.24
    2018 STL 15 84.1 68 36 30 36 71 9 8 2 0 3.20 1.233 0.81
    2017 STL 30 165.2 170 82 76 55 158 17 12 9 0 4.13 1.358 1.48
    2016 STL 27 138.0 159 86 78 45 114 15 7 7 0 5.09 1.478 -0.41
    2015 STL 30 181.1 162 74 68 58 153 19 17 7 0 3.38 1.213 2.88
    2014 STL 19 107.0 95 41 38 33 94 6 5 6 0 3.20 1.196 1.39
    2013 STL 15 64.2 52 20 20 19 65 5 4 1 0 2.78 1.098 1.78
    Totals 173 158 901.2 895 436 402 308 796 106 60 43 0 4.01 1.334 8.64
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