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A.J. Burnett

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Pittsburgh Pirates Starting Pitcher Age: 43 Exp: 16.038 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 8 (#217 overall), 1995 Country: United States Agent(s): Derek Braunecker, Mark Rodgers (Frontline)

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Pirates – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    A.J. Burnett signed a 1 year / $8,500,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including $8,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,500,000. In , Burnett 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: 1 yr(s) / $8,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,500,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 38 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000($8,500,000)
    2016 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2014-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $22,500,000
    Signing Bonus $7,500,000
    Average Salary $11,250,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2012-2013Retained

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $20,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2013

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $82,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA

    2006-2010

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $55,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $11,000,000
    Free Agent: 2011 / UFA

    2005-2005

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,650,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,650,000
    Free Agent: 2006 / UFA

    2004-2004

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2005 / UFA

    2003-2003

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2004 / UFA

    2002-2002

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $367,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $367,500
    Free Agent: 2003 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $367,500 - - $367,500
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $3,650,000 - $100,000 $3,750,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $6,000,000 - $7,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $11,500,000 - - $11,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 $7,500,000 - $15,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (14 seasons)
    $132,517,500 $13,500,000 $100,000 $146,117,500
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,017,500 - - $9,117,500
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 $6,000,000 - $31,000,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $69,500,000 - - $69,500,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $21,500,000 - - $21,500,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 $7,500,000 - $15,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    06/04/2010 Player contract details by year 5 games $450,819 Intentionally throwing at Nelson Cruz (TEX)
    5 $450,819
  • Transactions

    Nov 14 2014Signed a 1 year $8.5 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Nov 4 2014Declined a $12.75 million option for 2015 with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Feb 12 2014Signed a 1 year $16 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Feb 20 2012Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from New York (NYY) with cash considerations for Diego Moreno and Exicardo Cayones
    Dec 18 2008Signed a 5 year $82.5 million contract with New York (NYY)
    Dec 6 2005Signed a 5 year $55 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
    Jan 17 2005Signed a 1 year $3.6 million contract with Florida (FLA)
    Dec 20 2003Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with Florida (FLA)
    Jun 1 1995Drafted by New York (NYM): Round 8 (#217 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for A.J. Burnett, 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
    2015 PIT 26 26 164.0 174 64 58 49 143 11 9 7 0 3.18 1.36 2.82
    2014 PHI 34 34 213.2 205 122 109 96 190 20 8 18 0 4.59 1.409 0.17
    2013 PIT 30 30 191.0 165 79 70 67 209 11 10 11 0 3.30 1.215 1.91
    2012 PIT 31 31 202.1 189 86 79 62 180 18 16 10 0 3.51 1.241 2.59
    2011 NYY 34 32 190.1 190 115 109 83 173 31 11 11 0 5.15 1.434 0
    2010 NYY 33 33 186.2 204 118 109 78 145 25 10 15 0 5.26 1.511 -0.8
    2009 NYY 33 33 207.0 193 99 93 97 195 25 13 9 0 4.04 1.401 4.44
    2008 TOR 35 34 221.1 211 109 100 86 231 19 18 10 0 4.07 1.342 2.38
    Totals 301 298 1872.2 1,796 931 854 720 1,759 197 114 107 0 4.10 1.344 13.51
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