Cliff Lee

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Philadelphia Phillies Starting Pitcher Age: 43-110d Exp: 12.1 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
College: Arkansas Agent(s): Darek Braunecker (Frontline)

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  • Previous Contracts

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    2016-2016Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $12,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2015

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $120,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $24,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2006-2010

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $3,750,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2005-2005

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $345,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $345,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2004-2004

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $303,200
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $303,200
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2003-2003

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $300,900
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $300,900
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2002-2002

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

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $200,000 - - $200,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $300,900 - - $300,900
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $303,200 - - $303,200
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $345,000 - - $345,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 $1,000,000 - $1,750,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings AL CY YOUNG $3,750,000 - $350,000 $4,100,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - $100,000 $8,100,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - $50,000 $11,050,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $21,500,000 - - $21,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - $50,000 $25,050,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (15 seasons)
    $142,149,100 $1,000,000 $550,000 $143,699,100
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,399,100 $1,000,000 - $9,749,100
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,750,000 - - $13,850,000
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $120,000,000 - - $120,100,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 3 2015Philadelphia (PHI) declined a $27.5 million option for 2016
    Dec 13 2010Signed a 5 year $120 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Jul 9 2010Traded to Texas (TEX) from Seattle (SEA) with Mark Lowe and cash considerations for Justin Smoak, Blake Beavan, Josh Lueke and Matt Lawson
    Dec 16 2009Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Philadelphia (PHI) for Tyson Gillies, Phillippe Aumont and J.C. Ramirez
    Jul 30 2009Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Cleveland (CLE) with Ben Francisco for Jason Knapp, Carlos Carrasco, Jason Donald and Lou Marson
    Jun 27 2002Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Montreal (MTL) with Brandon Phillips , Grady Sizemore and Lee Stevens for Bartolo Colon and Tim Drew

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Cliff Lee, and the financial implications.

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2014 PHI 13 13 81.1 100 40 33 12 72 7 4 5 0 3.65 1.377 0.91
    2013 PHI 34 31 222.2 193 77 71 32 222 22 14 8 0 2.87 1.01 6.76
    2012 PHI 33 30 211.0 207 79 74 28 207 26 6 9 0 3.16 1.114 4.35
    2011 PHI 35 32 232.2 197 66 62 42 238 18 17 8 0 2.40 1.027 8.47
    2010 SEA 28 28 212.1 195 84 75 18 185 16 12 9 0 3.18 1.003 3.44
    2009 CLE 34 34 231.2 245 88 83 43 181 17 14 13 0 3.22 1.243 4.29
    2008 CLE 31 31 223.1 214 68 63 34 170 12 22 3 0 2.54 1.11 6.89
    Totals 320 307 2050.0 2,033 878 807 426 1,746 210 138 85 0 3.54 1.199 35.11