Matt Strahm

Philadelphia Phillies, Relief Pitcher
Age: 32-260d (Nov 12, 1991)
Exp: 7.064 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 21 (#643 overall), 2012
Agent(s): ACES
2024 Payroll Salary

$7,500,000

2024 Cash

$7,550,000

Career Earnings

$22,539,876

2025-2026 Extension (UPCOMING EXTENSION)

Matt Strahm signed a 1 year , $7,500,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, including $7,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $7,500,000
Average Salary:
$7,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2025 33 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 3.11% $7,500,000 $22,550,000
2026 34
Club
$4,500,000 $7,500,000 - $4,500,000 $27,050,000
2027 35
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2025 33 - $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $7,500,000
2026 34 -
Club
$4,500,000 - - $4,500,000 $7,500,000
2027 35 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2025 33 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $22,550,000 $7,500,000 $6,000,000
2026 34
Club
$4,500,000 $4,500,000 $27,050,000 $6,000,000 $4,500,000
Contract Notes
  • 2026 vests at $7.5M with 60 innings pitched in 2025
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Matt Strahm signed a 2 year , $15,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, including $15,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,500,000. In 2024, Strahm will earn a base salary of $7,500,000 and a incentive bonus of $50,000, while carrying a total salary of $7,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $15,000,000
Average Salary:
$7,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023 31 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 3.22% $7,500,000 $7,500,000
2024 32 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 3.16% $7,550,000 $15,050,000
2025 33
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2023 31 6.064 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $7,500,000
2024 32 7.064 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $7,500,000
2025 33 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 31 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,525,000
2024 32 $7,500,000 $7,550,000 $15,050,000 $7,525,000 $7,550,000
Contract Notes
  • Games Started
    $125,000 each for 15, 20, 25, 30
  • Reliever of the Year: $100,000 ($50,000 as a finalist)
  • WS MVP: $100,000
  • $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2022

Matt Strahm signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Arbitration

Matt Strahm signed a 1 year , $2,050,000 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $2,050,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,050,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,050,000
Average Salary:
$2,050,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Arbitration

Matt Strahm signed a 1 year , $1,400,000 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $1,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,400,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,400,000
Average Salary:
$1,400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Matt Strahm signed a 1 year , $581,700 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $581,700 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $581,700.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $581,700
Average Salary:
$581,700
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Matt Strahm signed a 1 year , $552,700 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $552,700 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $552,700.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $552,700
Average Salary:
$552,700
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Matt Strahm signed a 1 year , $538,900 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $538,900 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $538,900.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $538,900
Average Salary:
$538,900
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

Matt Strahm signed a 1 year , $507,500 contract with the Kansas City Royals, 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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2012-2012 Signing Bonus

Matt Strahm signed a 1 year , $100,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $100,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $100,000
Average Salary:
$100,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$22,539,876

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2012 20
Signing Bonus
$100,000
$100,000
2016 24
Active
$177,472
$277,472
2017 25
Retained
Injured
$303,335
$206,150
$580,807
$786,957
2018 26
Active
$552,700
$1,339,657
2019 27
Active
$581,700
$1,921,357
2020 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$518,519
$2,439,876
2021 29
Injured / Arb Avoided
$2,050,000
$4,489,876
2022 30
Active
$3,000,000
$7,489,876
2023 31
Active
$7,500,000
$14,989,876
2024 32
Active
$7,550,000
$22,539,876
Total      
$22,539,876
$22,539,876
2025 33
Active
$7,500,000
2026 34
Active / Club
$4,500,000
Total
$34,539,876
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2012
20
$100,000
$100,000
$100,000
2016
24
$177,472
$177,472
$277,472
2017
25
$303,335
$206,150
$303,335
$206,150
$580,807
$786,957
2018
26
$552,700
$552,700
$1,339,657
2019
27
$581,700
$581,700
$1,921,357
2020
28
$518,519
$518,519
$2,439,876
2021
29
$2,050,000
$2,050,000
$4,489,876
2022
30
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$7,489,876
2023
31
$7,500,000
$7,500,000
$14,989,876
2024
32
$7,500,000
$50,000
$7,550,000
$22,539,876
Total
$22,389,876
$100,000
$50,000
$22,539,876
$22,539,876
2025
33
$7,500,000
$7,500,000
2026
34
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
Total
$34,389,876
$100,000
$50,000
$34,539,876

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $480,807 $100,000 - $580,807
5 $3,909,069 - - $3,909,069
1 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
2 $15,000,000 - $50,000 $15,050,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2017 KC Jul 01, 2017 - Jul 24, 2017 Knee
2017 SD Jul 25, 2017 - Oct 01, 2017 Knee
2018 SD Mar 29, 2018 - May 07, 2018 Knee
2019 SD Jun 05, 2019 - Jun 13, 2019 Ribs
2020 SD Sep 13, 2020 - Sep 22, 2020 Knee
2021 SD Apr 01, 2021 - Aug 03, 2021 Knee
2022 BOS May 30, 2021 - Jun 01, 2022 COVID-19
2021 SD Aug 18, 2021 - Oct 03, 2021 Knee
2022 BOS Jul 15, 2022 - Aug 19, 2022 Wrist
  • Mar 24, 2024 Signed a 1 year $7.5 million contract extension with Philadelphia (PHI) that includes a club option for 2026
  • Dec 07, 2022 Signed a 2 year $15 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Mar 13, 2022 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Boston (BOS)
  • Nov 30, 2021 Non-Tendered by San Diego (SD)
  • Dec 02, 2020 Signed a 1 year $2.05 million contract with San Diego (SD), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 10, 2020 Signed a 1 year $1.4 million contract with San Diego (SD), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $581,700 contract with San Diego (SD)
  • Jul 24, 2017 Traded to San Diego (SD) from Kansas City (KC) with Travis Wood and Esteury Ruiz for Trevor Cahill, Brandon Maurer and Ryan Buchter
  • Feb 24, 2017 Signed a 1 year $538,900 contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 04, 2016 Signed a 1 year $507,500 contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Jun 13, 2012 Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Jun 06, 2012 Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 21 (#643 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 PHI 40 0 26 9 8 6 49 2 4 1 0 37.3 1.93 0.86 1.47
2023 PHI 56 10 68 34 32 21 108 11 9 5 2 87.7 3.29 1.02 2.19
2022 BOS 50 0 38 24 19 17 52 5 4 4 4 44.7 3.83 1.23 0.25
2021 SD 6 1 15 6 6 1 4 0 0 1 0 6.7 8.10 2.40 -0.18
2020 SD 19 0 14 6 6 4 15 3 0 1 0 20.7 2.61 0.87 0.53
2019 SD 48 16 121 61 60 22 118 22 6 11 0 114.7 4.71 1.25 0.37
2018 SD 42 4 39 16 14 21 69 6 3 4 0 61.3 2.05 0.98 -0.07
2017 KC 24 3 30 22 21 22 37 6 2 5 0 34.7 5.45 1.50 -0.03
2016 KC 21 0 13 4 3 11 30 0 2 2 0 22.0 1.23 1.09 1.13
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