Michael Rucker

Philadelphia Phillies, Relief Pitcher
Age: 30-93d (Apr 27, 1994)
Exp: 1.156 Years
Country: US
College: Brigham Young
Drafted: Round 11 (#344 overall), 2016
2024 Payroll Salary

$751,500

2024 Cash

$751,500

Career Earnings

$2,155,310

2024-2024 Pre-Arb (CURRENT)

Michael Rucker signed a 1 year , $751,500 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, including $751,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $751,500. In 2024, Rucker will earn a base salary of $751,500, while carrying a total salary of $751,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $751,500
Average Salary:
$751,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 30 $751,500 $751,500 - $751,500 $751,500
2025 31
PRE-ARB
2026 32
ARB 1
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 30 1.156 $751,500 - - $751,500 $751,500
2025 31 --
PRE-ARB
2026 32 --
ARB 1
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30 $751,500 $751,500 $751,500 $751,500 $751,500
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Pre-Arb

Michael Rucker signed a 1 year , $737,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $737,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $737,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $737,000
Average Salary:
$737,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2022-2022 Pre-Arb

Michael Rucker signed a 1 year , $702,500 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $702,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $702,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $702,500
Average Salary:
$702,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Michael Rucker signed a 1 year , $570,500 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $570,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $570,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $570,500
Average Salary:
$570,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Signing Bonus

Michael Rucker signed a 1 year , $180,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $180,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $180,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $180,000
Average Salary:
$180,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$2,155,310

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 22
Signing Bonus
$180,000
$180,000
2021 27
Active
$196,288
$376,288
2022 28
Active
$548,120
$924,408
2023 29
Reserve / minor-buried
$479,402
$1,403,810
2024 30
Injured
$751,500
$2,155,310
Total      
$2,155,310
$2,155,310
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
22
$180,000
$180,000
$180,000
2021
27
$196,288
$196,288
$376,288
2022
28
$548,120
$548,120
$924,408
2023
29
$479,402
$479,402
$1,403,810
2024
30
$751,500
$751,500
$2,155,310
Total
$1,975,310
$180,000
$2,155,310
$2,155,310

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $1,223,810 $180,000 - $1,403,810
1 $751,500 - - $751,500

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2022 CHC May 19, 2022 - Jun 01, 2022 Toe
2024 PHI Mar 28, 2024 - TBD Finger
  • Mar 01, 2024 Signed a 1 year $751,500 contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Feb 06, 2024 Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Chicago (CHC) for cash considerations
  • Feb 01, 2024 Designated for Assignment by Chicago (CHC)
  • Aug 24, 2023 Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)
  • Aug 15, 2023 Recalled from the Minors by Chicago (CHC)
  • Jul 28, 2023 Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)
  • Jun 07, 2023 Recalled from the Minors by Chicago (CHC)
  • May 30, 2023 Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)
  • Mar 01, 2023 Signed a 1 year $737,000 contract with Chicago (CHC)
  • Aug 02, 2022 Promoted from the Minors by Chicago (CHC)
  • Jul 10, 2022 Demoted to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)
  • Jul 03, 2022 Promoted from the Minors by Chicago (CHC)
  • Jun 12, 2022 Demoted to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)
  • Mar 01, 2022 Signed a 1 year $702,500 contract with Chicago (CHC)
  • Jul 30, 2021 Contract purchased by Chicago (CHC)
  • Mar 06, 2020 Returned Rule 5 selection back to Chicago (CHC)
  • Dec 12, 2019 Rule 5 Drafted by Baltimore (BAL) from Chicago (CHC)
  • Jul 17, 2016 Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)
  • Jun 11, 2016 Drafted by Chicago (CHC): Round 11 (#344 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.00 0.00
2023 CHC 35 0 39 22 22 19 40 6 2 1 0 40.3 4.91 1.44 0.06
2022 CHC 41 0 50 25 24 20 50 8 3 1 0 54.7 3.95 1.28 0.57
2021 CHC 20 0 32 25 22 11 30 5 0 0 1 28.3 6.99 1.52 -0.01
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