Kenta Maeda

Detroit Tigers, Relief Pitcher
Age: 36-110d (Apr 11, 1988)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: JP
Agent(s): Adam Katz (Wasserman)
2024 Payroll Salary

$14,000,000

2024 Cash

$14,000,000

Career Earnings

$66,414,704

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

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Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $24,000,000
Average Salary:
$12,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 36 $14,000,000 $12,000,000 5.06% $14,000,000 $14,000,000
2025 37 $10,000,000 $12,000,000 4.98% $10,000,000 $24,000,000
2026 38
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 36 8.000 $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $12,000,000
2025 37 - $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $12,000,000
2026 38 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 36 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $12,000,000
2025 37 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $24,000,000 $12,000,000 $10,000,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2016-2023 foreign-professional

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Contract Terms:
8 yr(s) / $25,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,125,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$66,414,704

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 28
Active
$11,250,000
$11,250,000
2017 29
Active
$7,250,000
$18,500,000
2018 30
Active
$6,000,000
$24,500,000
2019 31
Active
$8,400,000
$32,900,000
2020 32
Retained
Active
$5,621,500
$2,393,704
$38,521,500
$40,915,204
All MLB (2nd)
2021 33
Retained
Injured
$563,500
$4,936,000
$41,478,704
$46,414,704
2022 34
Injured
$3,000,000
$49,414,704
2023 35
Active
$3,000,000
$52,414,704
2024 36
Active
$14,000,000
$66,414,704
Total      
$66,414,704
$66,414,704
2025 37
Active
$10,000,000
Total
$76,414,704
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
28
$3,000,000
$1,000,000
$7,250,000
$11,250,000
$11,250,000
2017
29
$3,000,000
$4,250,000
$7,250,000
$18,500,000
2018
30
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$6,000,000
$24,500,000
2019
31
$3,000,000
$5,400,000
$8,400,000
$32,900,000
2020
32
$2,436,500
$208,704
$3,185,000
$2,185,000
$5,621,500
$2,393,704
$38,521,500
$40,915,204
2021
33
$563,500
$2,436,000
$2,500,000
$563,500
$4,936,000
$41,478,704
$46,414,704
2022
34
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$49,414,704
2023
35
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$52,414,704
2024
36
$14,000,000
$14,000,000
$66,414,704
Total
$37,644,704
$1,000,000
$27,770,000
$66,414,704
$66,414,704
2025
37
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
Total
$47,644,704
$1,000,000
$27,770,000
$76,414,704

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $15,000,000 $1,000,000 $23,085,000 $39,085,000
4 $8,644,704 - $4,685,000 $13,329,704
1 $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2017 LAD May 11, 2017 - May 25, 2017 Hamstring
2018 LAD May 30, 2018 - Jun 13, 2018 Hip
2019 LAD May 17, 2019 - May 26, 2019 Thigh
2021 MIN May 23, 2021 - Jun 14, 2021 Groin
2021 MIN Aug 22, 2021 - Oct 03, 2021 Arm
2022 MIN Apr 04, 2022 - Oct 05, 2022 Elbow (Tommy John)
2023 MIN Apr 28, 2023 - Jun 23, 2023 Arm
2024 DET May 08, 2024 - May 24, 2024 Illness
  • Nov 26, 2023 Signed a contract with Detroit (DET)
  • Feb 09, 2020 Traded to Minnesota (MIN) from Los Angeles (LAD) with $10M and Jair Camargo for Brusdar Graterol, 2020 2nd round pick and Luke Raley|20140
  • Jan 02, 2016 Signed an 8 year $25 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 DET 18 16 85 58 56 23 56 16 2 5 0 71.3 7.07 1.51 -1.25
2023 MIN 21 20 94 50 49 28 117 17 6 8 0 104.3 4.23 1.17 1.08
2021 MIN 23 21 106 60 55 32 113 16 6 5 0 106.3 4.66 1.30 0.04
2020 MIN 11 11 40 20 20 10 80 9 6 1 0 66.7 2.70 0.75 1.60
2019 LAD 41 26 114 70 69 51 169 22 10 8 3 153.7 4.04 1.07 0.50
2018 LAD 41 20 115 58 53 43 153 13 8 10 2 125.3 3.81 1.26 -0.25
2017 LAD 30 25 121 68 63 34 140 22 13 6 1 134.3 4.22 1.15 0.53
2016 LAD 35 32 150 72 68 50 179 20 16 11 0 175.7 3.48 1.14 2.83
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