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Yoenis Cespedes

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New York Mets Left Field Age: 35 Exp: 8.028 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Cuba Agent(s): (Roc Nation Sports)

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Mets – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Yoenis Cespedes signed a 4 year / $110,000,000 contract with the New York Mets, including $110,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $27,500,000. In , Cespedes will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a total salary of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $110,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $27,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $22,500,000 $22,500,000 $22,500,000 $22,500,000($22,500,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $29,000,000 $29,000,000 $29,000,000 $29,000,000($51,500,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 33 $29,000,000 $29,000,000 $14,811,828 $14,811,828($66,311,828)
    2020 Contract details by year 34 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $331,675 $331,675($66,643,503)
    2021 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Full No-Trade Clause
    • 2019 salary reduced to $14.M (injury settlement)
    • 2020 salary reduced to $6M from $29.5M (injury settlement)
    • 2020 salary escalates to $11M if he starts on the active list or IL for a non ankle/heel injury
    • Plate Appearance Incentives
      $250,000 each for 200,250, 275
      $500,000 each for 300, 350, 375, 400
      $750,000 each for 425, 450, 475, 500
      $1M each for 525, 550, 575, 650
    • Trade Assignment Bonus: $2M for AL team $500,000 for NL team (paid by new team)
    • All-Star: $500,000
    • Gold Glove $750,000
    • Silver Slugger: $750,000
    • WS MVP: $500,000
    • LCS MVP: $500,000
    • League MVP: $1M ($250,000 for 2nd, $100,000 for 3rd)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2016

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $75,000,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $25,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2015-2015Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,713,115
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,713,115
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,707,378
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,707,378
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $36,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,792,622 - - $2,792,622
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,707,378 - - $7,707,378
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,786,885 - - $3,786,885
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,713,115 - - $6,713,115
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $17,500,000 $10,000,000 - $27,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $22,500,000 - - $22,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $29,000,000 - - $29,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $14,811,828 - - $14,811,828
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $331,675 - - $331,675
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $120,143,503 $10,000,000 - $130,143,503
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $22,707,378 - - $22,707,378
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,792,622 - - $2,792,622
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $87,930,388 $10,000,000 - $97,930,388
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,713,115 - - $6,713,115
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Aug 2 2020Opted out of the remainder of the 2020 season (COVID-19)
    Nov 29 2016Signed a 4 year $110 million contract with New York (NYM)
    Nov 14 2016Declined a $17.2 million qualifying offer from New York (NYM)
    Nov 6 2016Extended a $17.2 million qualifying offer for 2017 by New York (NYM)
    Nov 5 2016Declined a $23.75 million option for 2017 with New York (NYM)
    Jul 31 2015Traded to New York (NYM) from Detroit (DET) for Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa
    Dec 11 2014Traded to Detroit (DET) from Boston (BOS) with Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier for Rick Porcello
    Jul 31 2014Traded to Boston (BOS) from Oakland (OAK) with $650,000 and pick [2015 Competitive Balance B] for John Lester, Jonny Gomes and $1.8 million
    Feb 13 2012Signed a 4 year $36 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Feb 13 2012Signed a 4 year $36 million contract with Oakland (OAK)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Yoenis Cespedes, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Yoenis Cespedes 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
    2020 NYM 8 8 31 3 5 1 0 2 4 2 0 15 .161 .235 .387 .622 -0.1
    2018 NYM 38 36 141 20 37 6 0 9 29 13 3 50 .262 .325 .496 .821 0.92
    2017 NYM 81 76 291 46 85 17 2 17 42 26 0 61 .292 .352 .540 .892 2.06
    2016 NYM 132 126 479 72 136 25 1 31 86 51 3 108 .284 .357 .534 .891 3.14
    2015 DET 159 155 633 101 183 41 7 35 105 33 8 141 .289 .327 .542 .869 4.01
    2014 BOS 152 147 600 89 156 36 6 22 100 35 7 128 .260 .301 .450 .751 1.27
    2013 OAK 135 133 529 74 127 21 4 26 80 37 7 137 .240 .294 .442 .736 1.37
    2012 OAK 129 128 487 70 142 25 5 23 82 43 16 102 .292 .356 .505 .861 3.97
    Totals 834 809 3,191 475 871 172 25 165 528 240 44 742 0.273 0.327 0.498 0.825 16.64
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • MLB Rank: 0
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    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • LF Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Yoenis Cespedes to.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Cespedes's current age (35), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Cespedes statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    Yoenis Cespedes's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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