Adam Frazier

Kansas City Royals, 2nd Base
Age: 32-195d (Dec 14, 1991)
Exp: 7.075 Years
Country: US
College: Mississippi State
Drafted: Round 6 (#179 overall), 2013
Agent(s): Bo McKinnis
2024 Payroll Salary

$2,000,000

2024 Cash

$2,000,000

Career Earnings

$25,189,175

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Adam Frazier signed a 1 year , $4,500,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $4,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,500,000. In 2024, Frazier will earn a base salary of $2,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $2,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,500,000
Average Salary:
$4,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 32 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0.84% $2,000,000 $2,000,000
2025 33
Mutual
$8,500,000 $4,500,000 - $8,500,000 $10,500,000
2026 34
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 32 7.075 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,000,000
2025 33 -
Mutual
$8,500,000 - - $8,500,000 $4,500,000
2026 34 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 32 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $5,250,000
2025 33
Mutual
$8,500,000 $8,500,000 $10,500,000 $5,250,000 $8,500,000
Contract Notes
  • 2025 Mutual Option includes a $2.5M buyout
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Adam Frazier signed a 1 year , $8,000,000 contract with the Baltimore Orioles, including $8,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
Average Salary:
$8,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 Arbitration

Adam Frazier signed a 1 year , $8,000,000 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $8,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
Average Salary:
$8,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Arbitration

Adam Frazier signed a 1 year , $4,300,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including $4,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,300,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,300,000
Average Salary:
$4,300,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Arbitration

Adam Frazier signed a 1 year , $2,800,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including $2,800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,800,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,800,000
Average Salary:
$2,800,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Adam Frazier signed a 1 year , $584,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including $584,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $584,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $584,000
Average Salary:
$584,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Adam Frazier signed a 1 year , $571,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including $571,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $571,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $571,000
Average Salary:
$571,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Adam Frazier signed a 1 year , $549,500 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including $549,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $549,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $549,500
Average Salary:
$549,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

Adam Frazier signed a 1 year , $507,500 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, 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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2013-2013 Signing Bonus

Adam Frazier signed a 1 year , $240,600 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including $240,600 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $240,600.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $240,600
Average Salary:
$240,600
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$25,189,175

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2013 21
Signing Bonus
$240,600
$240,600
2016 24
Active
$266,208
$506,808
2017 25
Active
$549,500
$1,056,308
2018 26
Active
$211,830
$1,268,138
2019 27
Active
$584,000
$1,852,138
2020 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$1,037,037
$2,889,175
2021 29
Active / Arb Avoided
Retained
$214,690
$4,085,310
$3,103,865
$7,189,175
2022 30
Active / arbitration-settlement
$8,000,000
$15,189,175
2023 31
Active
$8,000,000
$23,189,175
2024 32
Active
$2,000,000
$25,189,175
Total      
$25,189,175
$25,189,175
2025 33
Active / Mutual
$8,500,000
Total
$33,689,175
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2013
21
$240,600
$240,600
$240,600
2016
24
$266,208
$266,208
$506,808
2017
25
$549,500
$549,500
$1,056,308
2018
26
$211,830
$211,830
$1,268,138
2019
27
$584,000
$584,000
$1,852,138
2020
28
$1,037,037
$1,037,037
$2,889,175
2021
29
$214,690
$4,085,310
$214,690
$4,085,310
$3,103,865
$7,189,175
2022
30
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$15,189,175
2023
31
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$23,189,175
2024
32
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$25,189,175
Total
$24,948,575
$240,600
$25,189,175
$25,189,175
2025
33
$8,500,000
$8,500,000
Total
$33,448,575
$240,600
$33,689,175

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
7 $6,733,885 $240,600 - $6,974,485
1 $214,690 - - $214,690
1 $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
1 $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
1 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2017 PIT Apr 23, 2017 - May 12, 2017 Hamstring
2017 PIT Aug 28, 2017 - Sep 08, 2017 Hamstring
  • Jan 27, 2024 Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with Kansas City (KC), plus a mutual option for 2025
  • Dec 16, 2022 Signed a 1 year $8 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
  • May 13, 2022 Signed a 1 year $8 million contract with Seattle (SEA), settling in arbitration
  • Nov 27, 2021 Traded to Seattle (SEA) from San Diego (SD) for Ray Kerr and Corey Rosier
  • Jul 25, 2021 Traded to San Diego (SD) from Pittsburgh (PIT) for Tucupita Marcano, Jack Suwinski and Michell Miliano
  • Jan 15, 2021 Signed a 1 year $4.3 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 10, 2020 Signed a 1 year $2.8 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $584,000 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Mar 24, 2018 Signed a 1 year $571,000 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Feb 24, 2017 Signed a 1 year $549,500 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jul 03, 2013 Signed a contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jun 07, 2013 Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 6 (#179 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 KC 53 40 137 16 29 6 0 2 10 41 15 28 2 .212 .303 .303 .602 0.45
2023 BAL 141 113 412 59 99 21 2 13 60 163 32 68 11 .240 .300 .300 .696 1.70
2022 SEA 156 140 541 61 129 22 4 3 42 168 46 73 11 .238 .301 .301 .612 0.69
2021 SD 155 140 577 83 176 36 5 5 43 237 48 69 10 .305 .368 .368 .779 3.05
2020 PIT 58 54 209 22 48 7 0 7 23 76 17 35 1 .230 .297 .297 .661 0.77
2019 PIT 153 133 554 80 154 33 7 10 50 231 40 75 5 .278 .336 .336 .753 2.52
2018 PIT 113 67 318 52 88 23 2 10 35 145 29 53 1 .277 .342 .342 .798 2.71
2017 PIT 121 93 406 55 112 20 6 6 53 162 36 57 9 .276 .344 .344 .743 1.09
2016 PIT 66 27 146 21 44 8 1 2 11 60 12 26 4 .301 .356 .356 .767 0.41
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