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J.A. Happ

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New York Yankees Starting Pitcher Age: 38 Exp: 12.047 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Drafted: Round 3 (#92 overall), 2004 College: Northwestern Agent(s): (Rogers Sports)

Inactive

Yankees – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    J.A. Happ signed a 2 year / $34,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $34,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $17,000,000. In 2021, Happ will earn a base salary of $17,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $17,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $34,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $17,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 36 $17,000,000 $17,000,000 $17,000,000 $17,000,000($17,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 37 $17,000,000 $17,000,000 $6,296,296 $6,296,296($23,296,296)
    2021 Contract details by year 38 $17,000,000 $17,000,000 $17,000,000 $17,000,000 $17,000,000($40,296,296)
    2021 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2021 Option Vests with 165 IP or 27 Games Started in 2020
      • Updated per shortened season, 62 IP or 10 games started 
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2018Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,387,128
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,387,128
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2016-2018

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $36,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2014-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,400,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,700,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,700,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,350,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,350,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $474,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $474,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $470,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $470,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,050,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,050,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $390,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $390,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $380,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $380,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2004-2004Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $420,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $420,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $420,000 - $420,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 - - $390,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - $405,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $470,000 - - $470,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $474,000 - - $474,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,350,000 - - $2,350,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 - - $3,700,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,200,000 - - $5,200,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,379,781 - - $2,379,781
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,320,219 - - $4,320,219
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,612,872 - - $4,612,872
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,387,128 - - $8,387,128
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,296,296 - - $6,296,296
    Est. Earnings
    (14 seasons)
    $79,365,296 $420,000 - $79,785,296
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,645,000 $420,000 - $2,065,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,824,000 - - $2,824,000
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $40,287,128 - - $40,287,128
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,379,781 - - $2,379,781
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,320,219 - - $4,320,219
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $27,909,168 - - $27,909,168
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Oct 30 2020New York (NYY) declined a $17 million option for 2021
    Dec 14 2018Signed a 2 year $34 million contract with New York (NYY), including a $17M vesting option for 2021
    Jul 26 2018Traded to New York (NYY) from Toronto (TOR) for Brandon Drury and Billy McKinney
    Nov 27 2015Signed a 3 year $36 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
    Jul 31 2015Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from Seattle (SEA) for Adrian Sampson
    Dec 3 2014Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Toronto (TOR) for Michael Saunders
    Oct 31 2014Toronto (TOR) exercised a $6.7 million option for 2015
    Mar 27 2013Signed a 1 year $5.4 million extension with Toronto (TOR)
    Jan 18 2013Signed a 1 year $3.7 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
    Jul 20 2012Traded to Toronto (TOR) from Houston (HOU) with David Carpenter and Brandon Lyon for Ben Francisco, Francisco Cordero, Asher Wojciechowski, Joe Musgrove, David Collins and Carlos Perez
    Jan 17 2012Signed a 1 year $3.25 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Feb 9 2011Signed a 1 year $474k contract with Houston (HOU)
    Jul 29 2010Traded to Houston (HOU) from Philadelphia (PHI) with Jonathan Villar and Anthony Gose for Roy Oswalt and cash considerations
    Feb 11 2010Signed a 1 year $470k contract with Houston (HOU)
    Mar 3 2009Signed a 1 year $405k contract with Houston (HOU)
    Jun 24 2004Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 3 (#92 overall)
    Jun 10 2004Signed a contract with Philadelphia (PHI)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for J.A. Happ, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how J.A. Happ 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
    2020 NYY 9 8 49.1 37 19 19 15 42 8 2 2 0 3.47 1.054 1.24
    2019 NYY 32 29 161.1 160 88 88 49 140 34 12 8 0 4.91 1.295 1.21
    2018 NYY 31 31 177.2 150 81 72 51 193 27 17 6 0 3.65 1.131 1.18
    2017 TOR 25 25 145.1 145 64 57 46 142 18 10 11 0 3.53 1.314 3.62
    2016 TOR 32 32 195.0 168 72 69 60 163 22 20 4 0 3.19 1.169 4.5
    2015 SEA 32 31 172.0 172 71 69 45 151 16 11 8 0 3.61 1.262 2.58
    2014 TOR 30 26 158.0 160 79 74 51 133 22 11 11 0 4.22 1.335 1.21
    2013 TOR 18 18 92.2 91 53 47 45 77 10 5 7 0 4.57 1.468 0.06
    2012 HOU 32 24 144.2 147 79 77 56 144 19 10 11 0 4.79 1.403 0.53
    2011 HOU 29 28 156.1 157 103 93 83 134 21 6 15 0 5.35 1.535 -1.72
    2010 PHI 16 16 87.1 73 37 33 47 70 8 6 4 0 3.40 1.374 0.94
    2009 PHI 35 23 166.0 149 55 54 56 119 20 12 4 0 2.93 1.235 4.22
    2008 PHI 8 4 31.2 28 13 13 14 26 3 1 0 0 3.70 1.326 0.53
    Totals 330 296 1741.1 1,644 819 770 620 1,539 231 123 92 0 3.98 1.300 20.10
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • yrs, $0
    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • SP Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

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

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Happ's current age (38), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
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    Statistical Comparisons

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

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    J.A. Happ'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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