George Springer

Toronto Blue Jays, Right Field
Age: 34-276d (Sep 19, 1989)
Exp: 9.166 Years
Country: US
College: Connecticut
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2011
Agent(s): Excel Sports Management
2024 Payroll Salary

$24,166,666

2024 Cash

$22,500,000

Career Earnings

$144,688,897

2021-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

George Springer signed a 6 year , $150,000,000 contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, including $10,000,000 signing bonus, $150,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $25,000,000. In 2024, Springer will earn a base salary of $22,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $24,166,666.
Contract Terms:
6 yr(s) / $150,000,000
Average Salary:
$25,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$10,000,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2021 31 $23,666,666 $25,000,000 11.90% $32,000,000 $32,000,000
2022 32 $29,666,666 $25,000,000 10.87% $28,000,000 $60,000,000
2023 33 $24,166,666 $25,000,000 10.73% $22,500,000 $82,500,000
2024 34 $24,166,666 $25,000,000 10.55% $22,500,000 $105,000,000
2025 35 $24,166,666 $25,000,000 10.37% $22,500,000 $127,500,000
2026 36 $24,166,667 $25,000,000 10.25% $22,500,000 $150,000,000
2027 37
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Signing Proration Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2021 31 6.166 $22,000,000 $1,666,667 - - $23,666,666 $25,000,000
2022 32 7.166 $28,000,000 $1,666,667 - - $29,666,666 $25,000,000
2023 33 8.166 $22,500,000 $1,666,667 - - $24,166,666 $25,000,000
2024 34 9.166 $22,500,000 $1,666,667 - - $24,166,666 $25,000,000
2025 35 - $22,500,000 $1,666,667 - - $24,166,666 $25,000,000
2026 36 - $22,500,000 $1,666,667 - - $24,166,667 $25,000,000
2027 37 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021 31 $22,000,000 $10,000,000 $32,000,000 $32,000,000 $32,000,000 $25,000,000
2022 32 $28,000,000 - $28,000,000 $60,000,000 $30,000,000 $23,600,000
2023 33 $22,500,000 - $22,500,000 $82,500,000 $27,500,000 $22,500,000
2024 34 $22,500,000 - $22,500,000 $105,000,000 $26,250,000 $22,500,000
2025 35 $22,500,000 - $22,500,000 $127,500,000 $25,500,000 $22,500,000
2026 36 $22,500,000 - $22,500,000 $150,000,000 $25,000,000 $22,500,000
Contract Notes
  • 8-team no-trade list
  • MVP: $150,000 (2nd: $125,000, 3rd: $100,000, 4th: $75,000, 5th: $50,000)
  • $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All-Star, WS MVP
  • $25,000 for LCS MVP
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2020 Arbitration

George Springer signed a 1 year , $21,000,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $21,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $21,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $21,000,000
Average Salary:
$21,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2019 Arbitration Extension

George Springer signed a 2 year , $24,000,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $24,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $24,000,000
Average Salary:
$12,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Arbitration

George Springer signed a 1 year , $3,900,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $3,900,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,900,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,900,000
Average Salary:
$3,900,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

George Springer signed a 1 year , $522,400 contract with the Houston Astros, including $522,400 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $522,400.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $522,400
Average Salary:
$522,400
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Pre-Arb

George Springer signed a 1 year , $512,900 contract with the Houston Astros, including $512,900 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $512,900.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $512,900
Average Salary:
$512,900
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2014-2014 Pre-Arb

George Springer signed a 1 year , $500,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $500,000
Average Salary:
$500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2011-2011 Signing Bonus

George Springer signed a 1 year , $2,525,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $2,525,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,525,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,525,000
Average Salary:
$2,525,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$144,688,897

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2011 21
Signing Bonus
$2,525,000
$2,525,000
2014 24
Active
$450,819
$2,975,819
2015 25
Active
$512,900
$3,488,719
2016 26
Active
$522,400
$4,011,119
2017 27
Active / Arb Avoided
$3,900,000
$7,911,119
Champion AL Silver Slugger:OF
2018 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$12,000,000
$19,911,119
2019 29
Active
$12,000,000
$31,911,119
AL Silver Slugger:OF
2020 30
Active / Arb Avoided
$7,777,778
$39,688,897
2021 31
Active
$32,000,000
$71,688,897
2022 32
Active
$28,000,000
$99,688,897
2023 33
Active
$22,500,000
$122,188,897
2024 34
Active
$22,500,000
$144,688,897
Total      
$144,688,897
$144,688,897
2025 35
Active
$22,500,000
2026 36
Active
$22,500,000
Total
$189,688,897
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2011
21
$2,525,000
$2,525,000
$2,525,000
2014
24
$450,819
$450,819
$2,975,819
2015
25
$512,900
$512,900
$3,488,719
2016
26
$522,400
$522,400
$4,011,119
2017
27
$3,900,000
$3,900,000
$7,911,119
2018
28
$12,000,000
$12,000,000
$19,911,119
2019
29
$12,000,000
$12,000,000
$31,911,119
2020
30
$7,777,778
$7,777,778
$39,688,897
2021
31
$22,000,000
$10,000,000
$32,000,000
$71,688,897
2022
32
$28,000,000
$28,000,000
$99,688,897
2023
33
$22,500,000
$22,500,000
$122,188,897
2024
34
$22,500,000
$22,500,000
$144,688,897
Total
$132,163,897
$12,525,000
$144,688,897
$144,688,897
2025
35
$22,500,000
$22,500,000
2026
36
$22,500,000
$22,500,000
Total
$177,163,897
$12,525,000
$189,688,897

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $37,163,897 $2,525,000 - $39,688,897
4 $95,000,000 $10,000,000 - $105,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2015 HOU May 06, 2015 - May 13, 2015 Concussion
2015 HOU Jul 02, 2015 - Sep 04, 2015 Wrist
2017 HOU Jul 28, 2017 - Aug 10, 2017 Quad
2018 HOU Aug 06, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018 Thumb
2019 HOU May 25, 2019 - Jun 24, 2019 Hamstring
2021 TOR Apr 01, 2021 - Apr 28, 2021 Oblique
2021 TOR May 03, 2021 - Jun 22, 2021 Quad
2021 TOR Aug 15, 2021 - Aug 30, 2021 Knee
2022 TOR Aug 07, 2022 - Aug 15, 2022 Elbow
  • Jan 19, 2021 Signed a 6 year $150 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
  • Nov 01, 2020 Houston (HOU) extended an $18.9 million Qualifying Offer
  • Jan 16, 2020 Signed a 1 year $21 million contract with Houston (HOU), avoiding arbitration
  • Feb 05, 2018 Signed a 2 year $24 million contract with Houston (HOU), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 13, 2017 Signed a 1 year $3.9 million contract with Houston (HOU), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 04, 2016 Signed a 1 year $522,400 contract with Houston (HOU)
  • Mar 01, 2015 Signed a 1 year $512,900 contract with Houston (HOU)
  • Aug 15, 2011 Signed a contract with Houston (HOU)
  • Jun 06, 2011 Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 1 (#11 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 TOR 61 60 227 28 45 7 0 5 14 67 28 40 8 .198 .287 .287 .582 0.37
2023 TOR 154 148 613 87 158 25 1 21 72 248 60 125 20 .258 .327 .327 .732 2.09
2022 TOR 133 126 513 89 137 22 4 25 76 242 54 100 14 .267 .342 .342 .814 4.05
2021 TOR 78 78 299 59 79 19 1 22 50 166 37 79 4 .264 .352 .352 .907 2.36
2020 HOU 51 49 189 37 50 6 2 14 32 102 24 38 1 .265 .359 .359 .899 2.20
2019 HOU 122 119 479 96 140 20 3 39 96 283 67 113 6 .292 .383 .383 .974 6.40
2018 HOU 141 136 544 102 144 26 0 22 71 236 64 122 6 .265 .346 .346 .780 2.86
2017 HOU 140 137 548 112 155 29 0 34 85 286 64 111 5 .283 .367 .367 .889 5.03
2016 HOU 162 161 644 116 168 29 5 29 82 294 88 178 9 .261 .359 .359 .816 5.07
2015 HOU 102 101 388 59 107 19 2 17 41 181 50 109 16 .276 .367 .367 .833 4.19
2014 HOU 78 78 295 45 68 8 1 20 51 138 39 114 5 .231 .336 .336 .804 2.02
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