Kyle Schwarber

Philadelphia Phillies, Designated Hitter
Age: 31-146d (Mar 05, 1993)
Exp: 8.086 Years
Country: US
College: Indiana
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2014
Agent(s): Excel Sports Management
2024 Payroll Salary

$20,000,000

2024 Cash

$20,000,000

Career Earnings

$79,989,866

2022-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Kyle Schwarber signed a 4 year , $79,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, including $79,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $19,750,000. In 2024, Schwarber will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $20,000,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $79,000,000
Average Salary:
$19,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022 29 $19,000,000 $19,750,000 8.59% $19,000,000 $19,000,000
2023 30 $20,000,000 $19,750,000 8.48% $20,000,000 $39,000,000
2024 31 $20,000,000 $19,750,000 8.33% $20,000,000 $59,000,000
2025 32 $20,000,000 $19,750,000 8.20% $20,000,000 $79,000,000
2026 33
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2022 29 6.086 $19,000,000 - - $19,000,000 $19,750,000
2023 30 7.086 $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $19,750,000
2024 31 8.086 $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $19,750,000
2025 32 - $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $19,750,000
2026 33 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 29 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $19,750,000
2023 30 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $39,000,000 $19,500,000 $20,000,000
2024 31 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $59,000,000 $19,666,667 $20,000,000
2025 32 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $79,000,000 $19,750,000 $20,000,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2022

Kyle Schwarber signed a 1 year , $10,000,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $10,000,000
Average Salary:
$10,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Arbitration

Kyle Schwarber signed a 1 year , $7,010,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $7,010,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,010,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $7,010,000
Average Salary:
$7,010,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Arbitration

Kyle Schwarber signed a 1 year , $3,390,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $3,390,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,390,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,390,000
Average Salary:
$3,390,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Kyle Schwarber signed a 1 year , $604,500 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $604,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $604,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $604,500
Average Salary:
$604,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Kyle Schwarber signed a 1 year , $565,500 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $565,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $565,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $565,500
Average Salary:
$565,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

Kyle Schwarber signed a 1 year , $522,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $522,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $522,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $522,000
Average Salary:
$522,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Pre-Arb

Kyle Schwarber signed a 1 year , $507,500 contract with the Chicago Cubs, 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 Signing Bonus

Kyle Schwarber signed a 1 year , $3,125,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $3,125,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,125,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,125,000
Average Salary:
$3,125,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$79,989,866

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 21
Signing Bonus
$3,125,000
$3,125,000
2015 22
Active
$232,950
$3,357,950
2016 23
Active
$522,000
$3,879,950
Champion
2017 24
Active
$519,120
$4,399,070
2018 25
Active
$604,500
$5,003,570
2019 26
Active / Arb Avoided
$3,390,000
$8,393,570
2020 27
Active / Arb Avoided
$2,596,296
$10,989,866
2021 28
Active
Retained
Retained
$2,459,459
$3,000,000
$4,540,541
$13,449,325
$16,449,325
$20,989,866
2022 29
Active
$19,000,000
$39,989,866
NL Silver Slugger:OF All MLB (2nd)
2023 30
Active
$20,000,000
$59,989,866
2024 31
Active
$20,000,000
$79,989,866
Total      
$79,989,866
$79,989,866
2025 32
Active
$20,000,000
Total
$99,989,866
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
21
$3,125,000
$3,125,000
$3,125,000
2015
22
$232,950
$232,950
$3,357,950
2016
23
$522,000
$522,000
$3,879,950
2017
24
$519,120
$519,120
$4,399,070
2018
25
$604,500
$604,500
$5,003,570
2019
26
$3,390,000
$3,390,000
$8,393,570
2020
27
$2,596,296
$2,596,296
$10,989,866
2021
28
$2,459,459
$3,000,000
$4,540,541
$2,459,459
$3,000,000
$4,540,541
$13,449,325
$16,449,325
$20,989,866
2022
29
$19,000,000
$19,000,000
$39,989,866
2023
30
$20,000,000
$20,000,000
$59,989,866
2024
31
$20,000,000
$20,000,000
$79,989,866
Total
$76,864,866
$3,125,000
$79,989,866
$79,989,866
2025
32
$20,000,000
$20,000,000
Total
$96,864,866
$3,125,000
$99,989,866

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
7 $7,864,866 $3,125,000 - $10,989,866
1 $5,459,459 - - $5,459,459
1 $4,540,541 - - $4,540,541
3 $59,000,000 - - $59,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2016 CHC Apr 08, 2016 - Oct 02, 2016 Knee (ACL)
2021 WSH Apr 05, 2021 - Apr 12, 2021 COVID-19
2021 WSH Jul 03, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021 Hamstring
2024 PHI Jun 28, 2024 - Jul 09, 2024 Groin
  • Mar 16, 2022 Signed a 4 year $79 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Nov 05, 2021 Declined an $11 million option for 2022
  • Jul 29, 2021 Traded to Boston (BOS) from Washington (WSH) for Aldo Ramirez
  • Jan 09, 2021 Signed a 1 year $10 million contract with Washington (WSH)
  • Dec 02, 2020 Non-Tendered by Chicago (CHC)
  • Jan 10, 2020 Signed a 1 year $7.01 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 11, 2019 Signed a 1 year $3.39 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 18, 2018 Signed a 1 year $604,500 contract with Chicago (CHC)
  • Mar 09, 2017 Signed a 1 year $566k contract with Chicago (CHC)
  • Mar 04, 2016 Signed a 1 year $522k contract with Chicago (CHC)
  • Jun 16, 2015 Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)
  • Jun 11, 2014 Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)
  • Jun 07, 2014 Drafted by Chicago (CHC): Round 1 (#4 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 PHI 87 86 329 65 81 9 0 19 55 147 65 110 4 .246 .370 .447 .817 1.97
2023 PHI 160 160 585 108 115 19 1 47 104 277 126 215 0 .197 .343 .474 .817 0.73
2022 PHI 155 153 577 100 126 21 3 46 94 291 86 200 10 .218 .323 .504 .827 2.21
2021 BOS 113 109 399 76 106 19 0 32 71 221 64 127 1 .266 .374 .554 .928 1.83
2020 CHC 59 57 191 30 36 6 0 11 24 75 30 66 1 .188 .308 .393 .701 0.08
2019 CHC 155 139 529 82 132 29 3 38 92 281 70 156 2 .250 .339 .531 .870 2.30
2018 CHC 137 121 428 64 102 14 3 26 61 200 78 140 4 .238 .356 .467 .823 2.10
2017 CHC 129 109 422 67 89 16 1 30 59 197 59 150 1 .211 .315 .467 .782 0.10
2016 CHC 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.06
2015 CHC 69 59 232 52 57 6 1 16 43 113 36 77 3 .246 .355 .487 .842 1.29
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