Derek Law

Washington Nationals, Relief Pitcher
Age: 33-319d (Sep 14, 1990)
Exp: 4.081 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 9 (#297 overall), 2011
2024 Payroll Salary

$1,500,000

2024 Cash

$1,500,000

Career Earnings

$4,361,909

2024-2024 Free Agent(Minor League Contract) (CURRENT)

Derek Law signed a 1 year , $1,500,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $1,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,500,000. In 2024, Law will earn a base salary of $1,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $1,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,500,000
Average Salary:
$1,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 33 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.63% $1,500,000 $1,500,000
2025 34
ARB 3
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 33 4.081 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000
2025 34 --
ARB 3
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 33 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023

Derek Law signed a 1 year , $1,000,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
Average Salary:
$1,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2022-2022

Derek Law signed a 1 year , $700,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $700,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $700,000
Average Salary:
$700,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2022-2022

Derek Law signed a 1 year , $700,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $700,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $700,000
Average Salary:
$700,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Derek Law signed a 1 year , $570,500 contract with the Minnesota Twins, including $570,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $570,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $570,500
Average Salary:
$570,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Derek Law signed a 1 year , $1,000,000 contract with the Texas Rangers, including $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
Average Salary:
$1,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Derek Law signed a 1 year , $555,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants, including $555,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $555,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $555,000
Average Salary:
$555,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Derek Law signed a 1 year , $545,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants, including $545,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $545,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $545,000
Average Salary:
$545,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Derek Law signed a 1 year , $545,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants, including $545,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $545,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $545,000
Average Salary:
$545,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

Derek Law signed a 1 year , $507,500 contract with the San Francisco Giants, 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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2015-2015 Pre-Arb

Derek Law signed a 1 year contract with the San Francisco Giants.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s)
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2011-2011 Signing Bonus

Derek Law signed a 1 year , $125,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants, including $125,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $125,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $125,000
Average Salary:
$125,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$4,361,909

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2011 20
Signing Bonus
$125,000
$125,000
2016 25
Active
$507,500
$632,500
2017 26
Active
$324,602
$957,102
2018 27
Reserve / minor-buried
$55,670
$1,012,772
2019 28
Active
$447,600
$1,460,372
2021 30
Reserve / minor-buried
$236,159
$1,696,531
2022 31
Active
Retained
$138,456
$26,922
$1,834,987
$1,861,909
2023 32
Active
$1,000,000
$2,861,909
2024 33
Active
$1,500,000
$4,361,909
Total      
$4,361,909
$4,361,909
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2011
20
$125,000
$125,000
$125,000
2016
25
$507,500
$507,500
$632,500
2017
26
$324,602
$324,602
$957,102
2018
27
$55,670
$55,670
$1,012,772
2019
28
$447,600
$447,600
$1,460,372
2021
30
$236,159
$236,159
$1,696,531
2022
31
$138,456
$26,922
$138,456
$26,922
$1,834,987
$1,861,909
2023
32
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$2,861,909
2024
33
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$4,361,909
Total
$4,236,909
$125,000
$4,361,909
$4,361,909

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $887,772 $125,000 - $1,012,772
1 $447,600 - - $447,600
1 $236,159 - - $236,159
2 $1,138,456 - - $1,138,456
1 $26,922 - - $26,922
1 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2016 SF Aug 28, 2016 - Sep 14, 2016 Elbow
2021 MIN Jul 17, 2021 - Oct 03, 2021 Shoulder
2023 CIN May 19, 2023 - Jul 02, 2023 Elbow
  • Mar 27, 2024 Contract purchased by Washington (WSH)
  • Feb 21, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1.5 million minor league contract with Washington (WSH)
  • Nov 17, 2023 Non-Tendered by Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jan 23, 2023 Signed a 1 year $1 million minor league contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Nov 18, 2022 Non-Tendered by Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Nov 15, 2022 Designated for Assignment by Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Aug 30, 2022 Contract purchased by Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Aug 07, 2022 Released by Detroit (DET)
  • Aug 04, 2022 Designated for Assignment by Detroit (DET)
  • Jul 30, 2022 Contract purchased by Detroit (DET)
  • Apr 19, 2022 Signed a minor league contract with Detroit (DET)
  • Oct 08, 2021 Released by Minnesota (MIN)
  • Nov 26, 2020 Signed a minor league contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Jan 30, 2020 Signed a minor league contract with Texas (TEX)
  • Dec 02, 2019 Non-Tendered by Toronto (TOR)
  • Apr 02, 2019 Traded to Toronto (TOR) from San Francisco (SF) with Alen Hanson and Juan De Paula for Kevin Pillar
  • Feb 24, 2017 Signed a 1 year $545,000 contract with San Francisco (SF)
  • Mar 03, 2015 Signed a 1 year contract with San Francisco (SF)
  • Jul 12, 2011 Signed a contract with San Francisco (SF)
  • Jun 07, 2011 Drafted by San Francisco (SF): Round 9 (#297 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 WSH 48 0 59 24 21 17 52 6 6 2 1 59.0 3.20 1.29 0.80
2023 CIN 53 3 50 24 22 26 45 6 4 6 2 55.0 3.60 1.38 0.95
2022 CIN 17 0 23 13 9 8 17 3 2 3 0 19.7 4.12 1.58 -0.31
2021 MIN 9 0 16 7 7 8 14 2 0 0 0 15.0 4.20 1.60 0.10
2019 TOR 58 4 61 36 33 40 67 8 1 2 5 60.7 4.90 1.67 -0.05
2018 SF 7 0 16 13 11 8 12 2 1 0 0 13.3 7.43 1.80 0.06
2017 SF 41 0 45 21 21 14 35 5 4 1 4 37.3 5.06 1.58 0.09
2016 SF 61 0 44 13 13 9 50 3 4 2 1 55.0 2.13 0.96 1.44
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