Zack Britton

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New York Yankees Relief Pitcher Age: 33-358d Exp: 9.158 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Drafted: Round 3 (#85 overall), 2006 College: Weatherford HS Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)

Active (Elbow)

Britton is on the mend after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and he is likely to miss the entire 2022 season.

Yankees – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Zack Britton signed a 3 year / $39,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $39,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $13,000,000. In 2022, Britton will earn a base salary of $14,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $14,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $39,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000($13,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 32 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $4,814,815 $4,814,815($17,814,815)
    2021 Contract details by year 33 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000($30,814,815)
    2022 Contract details by year 34 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($44,814,815)
    2023 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Player opt-out available after 2020
    • 2022 Club Option: $14M (Yankees must exercise after 2020 if the player option is exercised)
    • Trade Assignment Bonus: $1M
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2018Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,612,912
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,612,912
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $11,400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $11,400,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,750,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,200,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $521,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $521,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

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

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $486,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $486,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $414,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $414,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2006-2006Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $435,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $435,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $486,000 - - $486,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $149,945 - - $149,945
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $521,500 - - $521,500
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,200,000 - $250,000 $3,450,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 - - $6,750,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $11,400,000 - - $11,400,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,387,088 - - $4,387,088
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,612,912 - - $7,612,912
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,814,815 - - $4,814,815
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $65,322,260 - $250,000 $65,572,260
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    $79,322,260 - $250,000 $79,572,260
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $30,120,357 - - $30,370,357
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $35,201,903 - - $35,201,903
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Oct 29 2020New York (NYY) exercised a $14 million option for 2022
    Jan 5 2019Signed a 3 year $39 million contract with New York (NYY), including a $14M club option for 2022
    Jul 24 2018Traded to New York (NYY) from Baltimore (BAL) for Cody Carroll, Josh Rogers and Dillon Tate
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $12 million contract with Baltimore (BAL), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 13 2017Signed a 1 year $11.4 million contract with Baltimore (BAL), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 5 2016Signed a 1 year $6.75 million contract with Baltimore (BAL), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 4 2015Signed a 1 year $3.2 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $521,500 contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Mar 10 2012Signed a 1 year $486k contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Nov 19 2010Signed a 1 year $414k contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Jun 10 2006Signed a contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Jun 7 2006Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 3 (#85 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Zack Britton, and the financial implications.

  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2021 NYY 22 18.1 17 14 12 14 16 2 0 1 1 5.89 1.691 -0.39
    2020 NYY 20 19.0 12 6 4 7 16 0 1 2 8 1.90 1 0.52
    2019 NYY 66 61.1 38 13 13 32 53 3 3 1 3 1.91 1.141 2.38
    2018 NYY 41 40.2 29 16 14 21 34 3 2 0 7 3.10 1.23 0.34
    2017 BAL 38 37.1 39 12 12 18 29 1 2 1 15 2.89 1.527 1.03
    2016 BAL 69 67.0 38 7 5 18 74 1 2 1 47 0.67 0.836 4.2
    2015 BAL 64 65.2 51 16 14 14 79 3 4 1 36 1.92 0.99 2.44
    2014 BAL 71 76.1 46 17 14 23 62 4 3 2 37 1.65 0.904 2.57
    2013 BAL 8 40.0 52 23 22 17 18 4 2 3 0 4.95 1.725 -0.01
    2012 BAL 12 60.1 61 37 34 32 53 6 5 3 0 5.07 1.541 0.09
    2011 BAL 28 154.1 162 93 79 62 97 12 11 11 0 4.61 1.451 0.36
    Totals 439 640.1 545 254 223 258 531 39 35 26 154 3.13 1.254 13.53