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Felipe Vazquez

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Pittsburgh Pirates Relief Pitcher Age: 29-246d Exp: 4.162 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Country: Venezuela Agent(s): (Magnus Media)

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  • Current Contract

    Felipe Vazquez signed a 4 year / $22,500,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $22,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,625,000. In 2021, Vazquez will earn a base salary of $7,250,000, while carrying a total salary of $7,750,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $22,500,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $5,625,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 26 $2,500,000 $500,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $4,500,000($4,500,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 27 $4,000,000 $500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,000,000($8,500,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $5,250,000 $500,000 $5,750,000 $2,444,444 -($8,500,000)
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $7,250,000 $500,000 $0 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,250,000($15,750,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 30 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $1,000,000($16,750,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 31 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $500,000($17,250,000)
    2024 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Reliever of the Year: $325,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $564,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $564,500
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $516,100
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $516,100
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2016-2016Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $332,786
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $332,786
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $421,530 - - $421,530
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $183,314 - - $183,314
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $332,786 - - $332,786
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $564,500 - - $564,500
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $2,000,000 - $4,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (5 seasons)
    $8,002,130 $2,000,000 - $10,002,130
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 - - $7,250,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    $16,752,130 $2,000,000 - $18,752,130
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $754,316 - - $754,316
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,247,814 $2,000,000 - $9,247,814
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Jan 15 2018Signed a 4 year $22.5 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT), including club options for 2022, & 2023.
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $564,500 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jul 30 2016Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from Washington (WSH) with Taylor Hearn for Mark Melancon
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $516,100 contract with Washington (WAS)
    Mar 3 2015Signed a 1 year contract with Washington (WAS)
    Feb 13 2014Traded to Washington (WSH) from Tampa Bay (TB) with Drew Vettleson and Jose Lobaton for Nate Karns
    Jul 30 2008Signed a contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2019 PIT 56 60.0 43 12 11 13 90 5 5 1 28 1.65 0.933 2.86
    2018 PIT 70 70.0 63 24 21 24 89 4 4 2 37 2.70 1.243 1.52
    2017 PIT 73 75.1 46 19 13 20 88 4 5 3 21 1.55 0.876 2.65
    2016 WSH 75 77.0 66 39 35 33 92 7 1 6 1 4.09 1.286 0.16
    2015 WSH 49 48.1 35 15 15 11 43 2 2 1 2 2.79 0.952 1.11
    Totals 323 330.2 253 109 95 101 402 22 17 13 89 2.59 1.071 8.30