Tyler Stephenson

Cincinnati Reds, Catcher
Age: 27-345d (Aug 16, 1996)
Exp: 3.056 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2015
Agent(s): ACES
2024 Payroll Salary

$2,525,000

2024 Cash

$2,525,000

Career Earnings

$7,756,285

2024-2024 Arbitration (CURRENT)

Tyler Stephenson signed a 1 year , $2,525,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $2,525,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,525,000. In 2024, Stephenson will earn a base salary of $2,525,000, while carrying a total salary of $2,525,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,525,000
Average Salary:
$2,525,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 27
Arb Avoided
$2,525,000 $2,525,000 1.07% $2,525,000 $2,525,000
2025 28
ARB 2
2026 29
ARB 3
2027 30
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 27 3.056
Arb Avoided
$2,525,000 - - $2,525,000 $2,525,000
2025 28 --
ARB 2
2026 29 --
ARB 3
2027 30 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 27
Arb Avoided
$2,525,000 $2,525,000 $2,525,000 $2,525,000 $2,525,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Pre-Arb

Tyler Stephenson signed a 1 year , $740,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $740,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $740,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $740,000
Average Salary:
$740,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
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2022-2022 Pre-Arb

Tyler Stephenson signed a 1 year , $720,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $720,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $720,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $720,000
Average Salary:
$720,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Tyler Stephenson signed a 1 year , $570,500 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, 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

Tyler Stephenson signed a 1 year , $563,500 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $563,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $563,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $563,500
Average Salary:
$563,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Signing Bonus

Tyler Stephenson signed a 1 year , $3,141,600 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $3,141,600 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,141,600.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,141,600
Average Salary:
$3,141,600
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$7,756,285

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 18
Signing Bonus
$3,141,600
$3,141,600
2020 23
Reserve / minor-buried
$59,185
$3,200,785
2021 24
Active
$570,500
$3,771,285
2022 25
Injured
$720,000
$4,491,285
2023 26
Active
$740,000
$5,231,285
2024 27
Active / Arb Avoided
$2,525,000
$7,756,285
Total      
$7,756,285
$7,756,285
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
18
$3,141,600
$3,141,600
$3,141,600
2020
23
$59,185
$59,185
$3,200,785
2021
24
$570,500
$570,500
$3,771,285
2022
25
$720,000
$720,000
$4,491,285
2023
26
$740,000
$740,000
$5,231,285
2024
27
$2,525,000
$2,525,000
$7,756,285
Total
$4,614,685
$3,141,600
$7,756,285
$7,756,285

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $4,614,685 $3,141,600 - $7,756,285

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2021 CIN Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 22, 2021 COVID-19
2022 CIN Apr 20, 2022 - May 03, 2022 Concussion
2022 CIN Jun 10, 2022 - Jul 09, 2022 Hand
2022 CIN Jul 23, 2022 - Oct 05, 2022 Collarbone
  • Jan 11, 2024 Signed a 1 year $2.525 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 01, 2023 Signed a 1 year $740,000 contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Mar 01, 2022 Signed a 1 year $720,000 contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Nov 20, 2019 Contract purchased by Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jun 12, 2015 Signed a contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jun 10, 2015 Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): 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 CIN 81 68 253 37 61 16 1 10 34 109 24 50 1 .241 .314 .431 .745 1.29
2023 CIN 142 122 465 59 113 20 2 13 56 176 47 135 0 .243 .317 .378 .695 0.66
2022 CIN 50 46 166 24 53 9 0 6 35 80 12 47 1 .319 .372 .482 .854 1.50
2021 CIN 132 82 350 56 100 21 0 10 45 151 41 75 0 .286 .366 .431 .797 1.91
2020 CIN 8 4 17 4 5 0 0 2 6 11 2 9 0 .294 .400 .647 1.047 0.26
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