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Masahiro Tanaka

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New York Yankees Starting Pitcher Age: 32-088d Exp: 7 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Japan Agent(s): Casey Close (Excel Sports Management)

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Yankees – The Athletic

  • 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 , Tanaka 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: 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 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($132,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $23,000,000 $23,000,000 $8,518,519 $8,518,519($140,518,519)
    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.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards 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
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $8,518,519 - - $8,518,519
    Est. Earnings
    (7 seasons)
    $140,518,519 - - $140,518,519
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $140,518,519 - - $140,518,519
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 3 2017Exercised a 3 year $67 million player option with New York (NYY)
    Jan 22 2014Signed a 7 year $155 million contract with New York (NYY)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Masahiro Tanaka, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 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
    2020 NYY 10 10 48.0 48 25 19 8 44 9 3 3 0 3.56 1.167 0.7
    2019 NYY 32 31 182.0 186 95 90 40 149 28 11 9 0 4.45 1.242 1.71
    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 174 173 1054.1 983 476 439 208 991 159 78 46 0 3.75 1.130 18.03
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 2 yrs, $33,382,062
    • Avg. Salary: $16,691,031
    • MLB Rank: 49
    • SP Rank: 17

    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 Masahiro Tanaka to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Hyun-Jin Ryu 4 $80,000,000 $20,000,000 32
    Dallas Keuchel 3 $55,500,000 $18,500,000 31
    Cole Hamels 1 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 35
    Madison Bumgarner 5 $85,000,000 $17,000,000 30
    Averages 3.3 $59,625,000 $18,346,154 32


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Tanaka's current age (32), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $55,666,668 $18,555,556


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Tanaka statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Started, Innings Pitched, Wins, Strikeouts, ERA, WHIP

    Player GS IP W SO ERA WHIP
    Hyun-Jin Ryu 2018-2019, TOR 22.00 5.76 0.48 5.48 2.21 1.01
    Dallas Keuchel 2018-2019, CHW 26.50 5.99 0.38 4.6 3.74 1.33
    Cole Hamels 2018-2019, ATL 29.50 5.54 0.27 5.52 3.79 1.32
    Madison Bumgarner 2018-2019, ARI 27.50 5.72 0.27 5.29 3.66 1.17
    Average 26.38 5.75 0.35 5.22 3.35 1.21
    Masahiro Tanaka 2019-2020 20.50 5.48 0.34 4.6 4.27 1.23
    % Change -22.29% -4.70% -2.86% -11.88% -27.46% -1.65%
    Median Prime % Change -8.29%
    Average Prime % Change -11.81%


    Masahiro Tanaka'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.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    2 years, $33,382,062 $16,691,031