Shane Bieber

Cleveland Guardians, Starting Pitcher
Age: 29-21d (May 31, 1995)
Exp: 5.097 Years
Country: US
College: California-Santa Barbara
Drafted: Round 4 (#122 overall), 2016
Agent(s): Dennis Wyrick, Jason Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)
2024 Payroll Salary

$13,125,000

2024 Cash

$13,125,000

Career Earnings

$31,309,325

2024-2024 Arbitration (CURRENT)

Shane Bieber signed a 1 year , $13,125,000 contract with the Cleveland Guardians, including $13,125,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,125,000. In 2024, Bieber will earn a base salary of $13,125,000, while carrying a total salary of $13,125,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $13,125,000
Average Salary:
$13,125,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 29
Arb Avoided
$13,125,000 $13,125,000 - $13,125,000 $13,125,000
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 29 5.097
Arb Avoided
$13,125,000 - - $13,125,000 $13,125,000
2025 30 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29
Arb Avoided
$13,125,000 $13,125,000 $13,125,000 $13,125,000 $13,125,000
Contract Notes
  • Incentives available
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Arbitration

Shane Bieber signed a 1 year , $10,010,000 contract with the Cleveland Guardians, including $10,010,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,010,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $10,010,000
Average Salary:
$10,010,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2022-2022 Arbitration

Shane Bieber signed a 1 year , $6,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Guardians, including $6,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $6,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Shane Bieber signed a 1 year , $679,700 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $679,700 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $679,700.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $679,700
Average Salary:
$679,700
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Shane Bieber signed a 1 year , $623,200 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $623,200 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $623,200.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $623,200
Average Salary:
$623,200
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Shane Bieber signed a 1 year , $559,600 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $559,600 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $559,600.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $559,600
Average Salary:
$559,600
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Shane Bieber signed a 1 year , $545,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $545,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $545,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $545,000
Average Salary:
$545,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Signing Bonus

Shane Bieber signed a 1 year , $420,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $420,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $420,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $420,000
Average Salary:
$420,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$31,309,325

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 21
Signing Bonus
$420,000
$420,000
2018 23
Active
$284,210
$704,210
2019 24
Active
$559,600
$1,263,810
2020 25
Active
$230,815
$1,494,625
AL Cy Young All MLB (1st)
2021 26
Active
$679,700
$2,174,325
2022 27
Active / Arb Avoided
$6,000,000
$8,174,325
AL Gold Glove:P
2023 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$10,010,000
$18,184,325
2024 29
Injured / Arb Avoided
$13,125,000
$31,309,325
Total      
$31,309,325
$31,309,325
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
21
$420,000
$420,000
$420,000
2018
23
$284,210
$284,210
$704,210
2019
24
$559,600
$559,600
$1,263,810
2020
25
$230,815
$230,815
$1,494,625
2021
26
$679,700
$679,700
$2,174,325
2022
27
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$8,174,325
2023
28
$10,010,000
$10,010,000
$18,184,325
2024
29
$13,125,000
$13,125,000
$31,309,325
Total
$30,889,325
$420,000
$31,309,325
$31,309,325

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $30,889,325 $420,000 - $31,309,325

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2021 CLE Jun 14, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021 Shoulder
2023 CLE Jul 15, 2023 - Sep 22, 2023 Elbow
2024 CLE Apr 06, 2024 - TBD Elbow
  • Jan 11, 2024 Signed a 1 year $13.125 million contract with Cleveland (CLE), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 13, 2023 Signed a 1 year $10.01 million contract with Cleveland (CLE), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 22, 2022 Signed a 1 year $6 million contract with Cleveland (CLE), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 18, 2021 Signed a 1 year $679,700 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Mar 05, 2020 Signed a 1 year $623,200 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $559,600 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • May 30, 2018 Contract purchased by Cleveland (CLE)
  • Jul 04, 2016 Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Jun 10, 2016 Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 4 (#122 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 CLE 2 2 10 0 0 1 20 0 2 0 0 12.0 0.00 0.75 0.73
2023 CLE 21 21 124 56 54 34 107 14 6 6 0 128.0 3.80 2.39 1.76
2022 CLE 31 31 172 70 64 36 198 18 13 8 0 200.0 2.88 1.62 3.49
2021 CLE 16 16 84 36 34 33 134 11 7 4 0 96.7 3.17 3.07 2.72
2020 CLE 12 12 46 15 14 21 122 7 8 1 0 77.3 1.63 2.44 3.18
2019 CLE 34 33 186 86 78 40 259 31 15 8 0 214.3 3.28 1.68 4.77
2018 CLE 20 19 130 60 58 23 118 13 11 5 0 114.7 4.55 1.81 1.08
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