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Zack Wheeler

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Philadelphia Phillies Starting Pitcher Age: 30-15d Exp: 7.098 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2009 College: East Paulding HS Agent(s): Al Goetz (Jet Sports Management)

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  • Current Contract

    Zack Wheeler signed a 5 year / $118,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, including $118,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $23,600,000. In 2021, Wheeler will earn a base salary of $22,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $22,500,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $118,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $23,600,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $21,500,000 $21,500,000 $7,962,963 $7,962,963($7,962,963)
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $22,500,000 $23,600,000 $22,500,000 $22,500,000 $22,500,000($30,462,963)
    2022 Contract details by year 32 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000($56,462,963)
    2023 Contract details by year 33 $24,500,000 $24,500,000 $24,500,000 $24,500,000($80,962,963)
    2024 Contract details by year 34 $23,500,000 $23,500,000 $23,500,000 $23,500,000($104,462,963)
    2025 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:

     

    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,975,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,975,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,900,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $800,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $546,250
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $546,250
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $546,250
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $546,250
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $512,375
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $512,375
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $490,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $490,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,300,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $3,300,000 - $3,300,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $262,404 - - $262,404
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $512,375 - - $512,375
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $546,250 - - $546,250
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $546,250 - - $546,250
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 - - $800,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 - - $1,900,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,975,000 - - $5,975,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,962,963 - - $7,962,963
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $22,500,000 - - $22,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $41,005,242 $3,300,000 - $44,305,242
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $26,000,000 - - $26,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $24,500,000 - - $24,500,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $23,500,000 - - $23,500,000
    $115,005,242 $3,300,000 - $118,305,242
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $3,300,000 - $3,300,000
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,542,279 - - $10,542,279
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $30,462,963 - - $30,462,963
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Dec 4 2019Signed a 5 year $118 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Nov 4 2019New York (NYM) extended a $17.8 million Qualifying Offer
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $5.975 million contract with New York (NYM), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 8 2018Signed a 1 year $1.9 million contract with New York (NYM), settling in arbitration
    Jan 11 2017Signed a 1 year $800,000 contract with New York (NYM), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 2 2016Signed a 1 year $546,250 contract with New York (NYM)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $512,375 contract with New York (NYM)
    Mar 3 2013Signed a 1 year $490k contract with New York (NYM)
    Jul 28 2011Traded to New York (NYM) from San Francisco (SF) as part of a 1-team trade:
    Aug 17 2009Signed a contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Jun 9 2009Drafted by San Francisco (SF): Round 1 (#6 overall)

  • Injuries

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

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Zack Wheeler 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
    2021 PHI 8 8 53.2 42 17 17 13 56 4 3 2 0 2.85 1.025 1.59
    2020 PHI 11 11 71.0 67 26 23 16 53 3 4 2 0 2.92 1.169 2.93
    2019 NYM 31 31 195.1 196 93 86 50 195 22 11 8 0 3.96 1.259 3.45
    2018 NYM 29 29 182.1 150 69 67 55 179 14 12 7 0 3.31 1.124 3.91
    2017 NYM 18 17 86.1 97 53 50 40 81 15 3 7 0 5.21 1.587 0.32
    2014 NYM 34 32 185.1 167 84 73 79 187 14 11 11 0 3.55 1.327 0.94
    2013 NYM 18 17 100.0 90 42 38 46 84 10 7 5 0 3.42 1.36 1.2
    Totals 149 145 874.0 809 384 354 299 835 82 51 42 0 3.65 1.268 14.34