Andrew Chafin

Detroit Tigers, Relief Pitcher
Age: 34-36d (Jun 17, 1990)
Exp: 9.02 Years
Country: US
College: Kent State
Drafted: Round 1 (#43 overall), 2011
Agent(s): Joe Bick (Meister Sports Management)
2024 Payroll Salary

$4,250,000

2024 Cash

$4,250,000

Career Earnings

$27,508,962

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Andrew Chafin signed a 1 year , $4,750,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $4,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,750,000. In 2024, Chafin will earn a base salary of $4,250,000, while carrying a total salary of $4,250,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,750,000
Average Salary:
$4,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 34 $4,250,000 $4,750,000 2.00% $4,250,000 $4,250,000
2025 35
Club
$6,500,000 $4,750,000 - $500,000 $4,750,000
2026 36
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 34 9.020 $4,250,000 - - $4,250,000 $4,750,000
2025 35 -
Club
$6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $4,750,000
2026 36 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 34 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 $2,375,000
2025 35
Club
$500,000 $500,000 $4,750,000 $2,375,000 $500,000
Contract Notes
  • 2025 Club Option includes a $500,000 buyout
  • $1.25M of Annual Incentives
    Appearances
    $125,000 for 50
    $250,000 each for 55, 60
    $300,000 for 65
    $325,000 for 70

Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2019 Arbitration

Andrew Chafin signed a 1 year , $1,945,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $1,945,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,945,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,945,000
Average Salary:
$1,945,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Arbitration

Andrew Chafin signed a 1 year , $1,195,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $1,195,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,195,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,195,000
Average Salary:
$1,195,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Andrew Chafin signed a 1 year , $559,300 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $559,300 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $559,300.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $559,300
Average Salary:
$559,300
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

Andrew Chafin signed a 1 year , $519,700 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $519,700 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $519,700.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $519,700
Average Salary:
$519,700
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Pre-Arb

Andrew Chafin signed a 1 year , $507,500 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $507,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $507,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $507,500
Average Salary:
$507,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2014-2014 Pre-Arb

Andrew Chafin signed a 1 year , $500,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, 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

Andrew Chafin signed a 1 year , $875,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $875,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $875,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $875,000
Average Salary:
$875,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$27,008,962

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2011 21
Signing Bonus
$875,000
$875,000
2014 24
Active
$54,644
$929,644
2015 25
Active
$482,540
$1,412,184
2016 26
Active
$519,700
$1,931,884
2017 27
Active
$559,300
$2,491,184
2018 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$1,195,000
$3,686,184
2019 29
Active / Arb Avoided
$1,945,000
$5,631,184
2020 30
Retained
Active / Arb Avoided
$656,454
$471,324
$6,287,638
$6,758,962
2021 31
Retained
Active
Retained
$1,427,404
$1,322,596
$500,000
$8,186,366
$9,508,962
$10,008,962
2022 32
Active
$6,500,000
$16,508,962
2023 33
Retained
Active
$3,696,230
$1,803,770
$20,205,192
$22,008,962
2024 34
Retained
Active
$750,000
$4,250,000
$22,758,962
$27,008,962
Total      
$27,008,962
$22,758,962
$27,008,962
2025 35
Active / Club
$500,000
Total
$27,508,962
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2011
21
$875,000
$875,000
$875,000
2014
24
$54,644
$54,644
$929,644
2015
25
$482,540
$482,540
$1,412,184
2016
26
$519,700
$519,700
$1,931,884
2017
27
$559,300
$559,300
$2,491,184
2018
28
$1,195,000
$1,195,000
$3,686,184
2019
29
$1,945,000
$1,945,000
$5,631,184
2020
30
$656,454
$471,324
$656,454
$471,324
$6,287,638
$6,758,962
2021
31
$1,427,404
$822,596
$500,000
$500,000
$1,427,404
$1,322,596
$500,000
$8,186,366
$9,508,962
$10,008,962
2022
32
$5,500,000
$1,000,000
$6,500,000
$16,508,962
2023
33
$3,696,230
$1,803,770
$3,696,230
$1,803,770
$20,205,192
$22,008,962
2024
34
$750,000
$4,250,000
$750,000
$4,250,000
$22,758,962
$27,008,962
Total
$25,508,962
$1,000,000
$500,000
$27,008,962
$22,758,962
$27,008,962
2025
35
$500,000
$500,000
Total
$26,008,962
$1,000,000
$500,000
$27,508,962

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
9 $9,983,868 - - $9,983,868
2 $1,898,728 - - $1,898,728
1 $1,322,596 - $500,000 $1,822,596
2 $9,750,000 $1,000,000 - $10,750,000
2 $2,553,770 - - $2,553,770

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2016 ARI Jul 04, 2016 - Sep 06, 2016 Shoulder
2020 ARI Aug 19, 2020 - Sep 19, 2020 Finger
2022 DET Apr 04, 2022 - Apr 26, 2022 Groin
  • Dec 10, 2023 Signed a 1 year $4.75 million contract with Detroit (DET), plus a club option for 2025
  • Nov 03, 2023 Milwaukee (MIL) declined a $7.25 million option for 2024 ($750,000 buyout)
  • Aug 01, 2023 Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from Arizona (ARI) for Peter Strzelecki
  • Feb 11, 2023 Signed a 1 year $6.25 million contract with Arizona (ARI), including a club option for 2024
  • Nov 02, 2022 Declined a $6.5 million player option for 2023
  • Mar 16, 2022 Signed a 2 year $13 million contract with Detroit (DET)
  • Nov 04, 2021 Declined a $5.25 million mutual option for 2022
  • Jul 26, 2021 Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Chicago (CHC) for Greg Deichmann and Daniel Palencia
  • Feb 03, 2021 Signed a 1 year $2.75 million contract with Chicago (CHC)
  • Aug 31, 2020 Traded to Chicago (CHC) from Arizona (ARI) for TBD
  • Jan 10, 2020 Signed a 1 year $3.045 million contract with Arizona (ARI), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 11, 2019 Signed a 1 year $1.945 million contract with Arizona (ARI), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 12, 2018 Signed a 1 year $1.195 million contract with Arizona (ARI), avoiding arbitration
  • Feb 24, 2017 Signed a 1 year $559,300 contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 04, 2016 Signed a 1 year $519,700 contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 06, 2015 Signed a 1 year $507,500 contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Aug 08, 2014 Signed a 1 year $500k contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Aug 15, 2011 Signed a contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Jun 24, 2011 Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 1 (#43 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 DET 35 0 33 16 13 15 39 2 3 2 1 31.0 3.77 1.55 0.23
2023 MIL 63 0 45 30 27 28 63 6 3 4 8 51.3 4.73 1.42 0.00
2022 DET 64 0 48 26 18 19 67 5 2 3 3 57.3 2.83 1.17 0.36
2021 OAK 71 0 45 14 14 19 64 4 2 4 5 68.7 1.84 0.93 0.00
2020 CHC 15 0 11 7 7 5 13 2 1 2 1 9.7 6.52 1.66 -0.19
2019 ARI 78 0 52 23 22 18 68 6 2 2 0 52.7 3.76 1.33 0.00
2018 ARI 77 0 41 18 17 25 53 0 1 6 0 49.3 3.10 1.34 0.00
2017 ARI 71 0 48 21 20 21 61 5 1 0 0 51.3 3.51 1.34 0.97
2016 ARI 32 0 22 18 17 11 28 1 0 1 0 22.7 6.75 1.46 -0.44
2015 ARI 66 0 56 23 23 30 58 3 5 1 2 75.0 2.76 1.15 1.63
2014 ARI 3 3 13 6 6 8 10 0 0 1 0 14.0 3.86 1.50 0.24
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