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Masahiro Tanaka Embed This NEW

Starting Pitcher Age: 30 Exp: 5 Years
Country: Japan Agent(s): Casey Close (Excel Sports Management)
  • Current Contract

    Masahiro Tanaka signed a 7 year / $155,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $155,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $22,142,857. In 2019, Tanaka will earn a base salary of $22,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $22,000,000.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $155,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $22,142,857
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 25 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($22,000,000)
    2015 Contract details by year 26 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($44,000,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($66,000,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($88,000,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($110,000,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $22,000,000 $22,142,857 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($132,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $23,000,000 $23,000,000 $23,000,000 $23,000,000($155,000,000)
    2021 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Full No-Trade Clause
    • Opt-Out Clause after 2017 (declined)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (5 seasons)
    $110,000,000 - - $110,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 - - $23,000,000
    $155,000,000 - - $155,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Masahiro Tanaka 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 NYY 27 27 156.0 141 68 65 35 159 25 12 6 0 3.75 1.128 2.92
    2017 NYY 30 30 178.1 180 100 94 41 194 35 13 12 0 4.74 1.239 1.11
    2016 NYY 31 31 199.2 179 75 69 36 165 22 14 4 0 3.11 1.077 5.23
    2015 NYY 24 24 154.0 126 66 60 27 139 25 12 7 0 3.51 0.994 3.29
    2014 NYY 20 20 136.1 123 47 42 21 141 15 13 5 0 2.77 1.056 3.07
    Totals 132 132 824.1 749 356 330 160 798 122 64 34 0 3.60 1.103 15.62
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