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Aaron Hicks

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New York Yankees Center Field Age: 31-2d Exp: 7.041 Years Bat/Throw: Switch/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#14 overall), 2008 College: Woodrow Wilson HS Agent(s): (CAA Sports)

60 Day Injury List (Wrist)

Hicks has been shuttled to the 60-day injured list after undergoing surgery to repair a left wrist injury, and he is in danger of missing the remainder of the 2021 season.

Yankees – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Aaron Hicks signed a 7 year / $70,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $70,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $10,000,000. In 2021, Hicks will earn a base salary of $10,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $10,785,714.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $70,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $6,000,000 $285,714 $6,285,714 $6,285,714 $8,000,000($8,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $10,500,000 $285,714 $10,785,714 $4,174,603 $3,888,888($11,888,888)
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $10,500,000 $285,714 $10,000,000 $10,785,714 $10,785,714 $10,500,000($22,388,888)
    2022 Contract details by year 32 $10,500,000 $285,714 $10,785,714 $10,785,714 $10,500,000($32,888,888)
    2023 Contract details by year 33 $10,500,000 $285,714 $10,785,714 $10,785,714 $10,500,000($43,388,888)
    2024 Contract details by year 34 $9,500,000 $285,714 $9,785,714 $9,785,714 $9,500,000($52,888,888)
    2025 Contract details by year 35 $9,500,000 $285,716 $9,785,716 $9,785,716 $9,500,000($62,388,888)
    2026 Contract details by year 36 $12,500,000 - $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $1,000,000($63,388,888)
    2027 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2026 Club Option includes a $1M buyout
    • Trade Assignment Bonus: $1M
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

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

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,825,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,825,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2017-2017

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

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $574,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $574,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $515,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $515,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

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

    2008-2008Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,780,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,780,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings - $1,780,000 - $1,780,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $490,000 - - $490,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $288,415 - - $288,415
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $408,060 - - $408,060
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $574,000 - - $574,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,350,000 - - $1,350,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,825,000 - - $2,825,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $2,000,000 - $8,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,888,889 - - $3,888,888
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $26,324,364 $3,780,000 - $30,104,363
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - $9,500,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - $9,500,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    $67,324,364 $3,780,000 - $71,104,363
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,186,475 $1,780,000 - $2,966,475
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $25,137,889 $2,000,000 - $27,137,888
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Feb 25 2019Signed a 7 year $70 million contract extension with New York (NYY), including a club option for 2026
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $6 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 11 2018Signed a 1 year $2.825 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 13 2017Signed a 1 year $1.35 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $574,000 contract with New York (NYY)
    Nov 11 2015Traded to New York (NYY) from Minnesota (MIN) for John Ryan Murphy
    Mar 3 2015Signed a 1 year $515k contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Mar 1 2014Signed a 1 year $507,500 contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Feb 21 2013Signed a 1 year $490k contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Jun 13 2008Signed a contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Jun 5 2008Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#14 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Aaron Hicks, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Aaron Hicks 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
    2021 NYY 32 30 108 13 21 3 0 4 14 14 0 30 .194 .294 .333 .627 -0.28
    2020 NYY 54 49 169 28 38 10 2 6 21 41 4 38 .225 .379 .414 .793 0.49
    2019 NYY 59 56 221 41 52 10 0 12 36 31 1 72 .235 .325 .443 .768 1.26
    2018 NYY 138 131 480 90 119 18 3 27 79 90 11 111 .248 .366 .467 .833 4.7
    2017 NYY 88 76 301 54 80 18 0 15 52 51 10 67 .266 .372 .475 .847 3.88
    2016 NYY 123 92 327 32 71 13 1 8 31 30 3 68 .217 .281 .336 .617 -0.32
    2015 MIN 97 95 352 48 90 12 3 11 33 34 13 66 .256 .323 .401 .724 1.5
    2014 MIN 69 59 186 22 40 8 0 1 18 36 4 56 .215 .341 .274 .615 0.2
    2013 MIN 81 78 281 37 54 11 3 8 27 24 9 84 .192 .259 .338 .597 0.64
    Totals 741 666 2,425 365 565 103 12 92 311 351 55 592 0.233 0.330 0.399 0.729 12.07