Scott McGough

Arizona Diamondbacks, Relief Pitcher
Age: 34-239d (Oct 31, 1989)
Exp: 1.046 Years
Country: US
College: Oregon
Drafted: Round 5 (#164 overall), 2011
2024 Payroll Salary

$3,000,000

2024 Cash

$3,000,000

Career Earnings

$5,741,816

2023-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Scott McGough signed a 2 year , $6,250,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $6,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,125,000. In 2024, McGough will earn a base salary of $3,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $6,250,000
Average Salary:
$3,125,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023 33
$2,500,000 $3,125,000 1.34% $2,500,000 $2,500,000
2024 34 $3,000,000 $2,750,000 1.16% $3,000,000 $5,500,000
2025 35
Mutual
$4,000,000 $4,000,000 - $750,000 $6,250,000
2026 36
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2023 33 0.046
$2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $3,125,000
2024 34 1.046 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $2,750,000
2025 35 -
Mutual
$4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000
2026 36 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 33
$2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,083,333
2024 34 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $5,500,000 $2,750,000 $1,875,000
2025 35
Mutual
$750,000 $750,000 $6,250,000 $2,083,333 $750,000
Contract Notes
  • 2025 Mutual Option includes a $750,000 buyout
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2015-2015 Pre-Arb

Scott McGough signed a 1 year , $507,500 contract with the Miami Marlins, 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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2011-2011 Signing Bonus

Scott McGough signed a 1 year , $150,300 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $150,300 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $150,300.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $150,300
Average Salary:
$150,300
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$5,741,816

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2011 21
Signing Bonus
$150,300
$150,300
2015 25
Active
$91,516
$241,816
2023 33
Injured
$2,500,000
$2,741,816
2024 34
Active
$3,000,000
$5,741,816
Total      
$5,741,816
$5,741,816
2025 35
Active / Mutual
$750,000
Total
$6,491,816
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2011
21
$150,300
$150,300
$150,300
2015
25
$91,516
$91,516
$241,816
2023
33
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,741,816
2024
34
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$5,741,816
Total
$5,591,516
$150,300
$5,741,816
$5,741,816
2025
35
$750,000
$750,000
Total
$6,341,516
$150,300
$6,491,816

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 - $150,300 - $150,300
1 $91,516 - - $91,516
2 $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2023 ARI Sep 17, 2023 - Oct 01, 2023 Shoulder
  • Dec 16, 2022 Signed a 2 year $6.25 million contract with Arizona (ARI), including a mutual option for 2025
  • Nov 24, 2017 Signed a minor league contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Apr 15, 2016 Claimed off waivers by Baltimore (BAL)
  • Jul 25, 2012 Traded to Miami (MIA) from Los Angeles (LAD) with Nathan Eovaldi for Randy Choate and Hanley Ramirez
  • Jun 18, 2011 Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
  • Jun 07, 2011 Drafted by Los Angeles (LAD): Round 5 (#164 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 ARI 19 2 23 17 14 13 16 3 1 3 0 22.3 5.64 5.24 -0.02
2023 ARI 63 1 60 40 37 30 86 14 2 7 9 70.3 4.74 3.84 0.00
2015 MIA 6 0 12 7 7 4 4 0 0 0 0 6.7 9.45 0.19 -0.21
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