Hunter Renfroe

Kansas City Royals, Right Field
Age: 32-179d (Jan 28, 1992)
Exp: 6.165 Years
Country: US
College: Mississippi State
Drafted: Round 1 (#13 overall), 2013
2024 Payroll Salary

$5,500,000

2024 Cash

$5,500,000

Career Earnings

$34,586,454

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Hunter Renfroe signed a 2 year , $13,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $13,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,500,000. In 2024, Renfroe will earn a base salary of $5,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $5,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $13,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 32 $5,500,000 $6,500,000 2.74% $5,500,000 $5,500,000
2025 33
Player
$7,500,000 $6,500,000 2.70% $7,500,000 $13,000,000
2026 34
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 32 6.165 $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000 $6,500,000
2025 33 -
Player
$7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $6,500,000
2026 34 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 32 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $6,500,000
2025 33
Player
$7,500,000 $7,500,000 $13,000,000 $6,500,000 $7,500,000
Contract Notes
  • 2025 Player Option comes with a $1M buyout
  • 2025 Escalators (plate appearances)
    $70,000 each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525
    $80,000 for 550
  • Annual Incentives (plate appearances)
    $70,000 each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525
    $80,000 for 550
  • Trade Assignment Bonus: $250,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Arbitration

Hunter Renfroe signed a 1 year , $11,900,000 contract with the Los Angeles Angels, including $11,900,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,900,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $11,900,000
Average Salary:
$11,900,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 Arbitration

Hunter Renfroe signed a 1 year , $7,650,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $7,650,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,650,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $7,650,000
Average Salary:
$7,650,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021

Hunter Renfroe signed a 1 year , $3,100,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $3,100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,100,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,100,000
Average Salary:
$3,100,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Arbitration

Hunter Renfroe signed a 1 year , $3,300,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $3,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,300,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,300,000
Average Salary:
$3,300,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Hunter Renfroe signed a 1 year , $582,100 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $582,100 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $582,100.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $582,100
Average Salary:
$582,100
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Hunter Renfroe signed a 1 year , $553,800 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $553,800 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $553,800.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $553,800
Average Salary:
$553,800
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Hunter Renfroe signed a 1 year , $535,900 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $535,900 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $535,900.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $535,900
Average Salary:
$535,900
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

Hunter Renfroe signed a 1 year , $507,500 contract with the San Diego Padres, 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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2011-2011 Signing Bonus

Hunter Renfroe signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the San Diego Padres, 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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Career Earnings thru 2024

$34,586,454

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

7 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2011 19
Signing Bonus
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
2016 24
Active
$33,276
$3,033,276
2017 25
Active
$445,056
$3,478,332
2018 26
Active
$553,800
$4,032,132
2019 27
Active
$582,100
$4,614,232
2020 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$1,222,222
$5,836,454
2021 29
Active
$3,700,000
$9,536,454
2022 30
Active / Arb Avoided
$7,650,000
$17,186,454
2023 31
Retained
Retained
$9,916,682
$1,983,318
$27,103,136
$29,086,454
2024 32
Active
$5,500,000
$34,586,454
Total      
$34,586,454
$34,586,454
2025 33
Active / Player
$7,500,000
Total
$42,086,454
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2011
19
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
2016
24
$33,276
$33,276
$3,033,276
2017
25
$445,056
$445,056
$3,478,332
2018
26
$553,800
$553,800
$4,032,132
2019
27
$582,100
$582,100
$4,614,232
2020
28
$1,222,222
$1,222,222
$5,836,454
2021
29
$3,100,000
$600,000
$3,700,000
$9,536,454
2022
30
$7,650,000
$7,650,000
$17,186,454
2023
31
$9,916,682
$1,983,318
$9,916,682
$1,983,318
$27,103,136
$29,086,454
2024
32
$5,500,000
$5,500,000
$34,586,454
Total
$30,986,454
$3,000,000
$600,000
$34,586,454
$34,586,454
2025
33
$7,500,000
$7,500,000
Total
$38,486,454
$3,000,000
$600,000
$42,086,454

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $1,614,232 $3,000,000 - $4,614,232
1 $1,222,222 - - $1,222,222
1 $3,100,000 - $600,000 $3,700,000
1 $7,650,000 - - $7,650,000
1 $9,916,682 - - $9,916,682
1 $1,983,318 - - $1,983,318
1 $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2017 SD Jul 10, 2017 - Jul 20, 2017 Neck
2018 SD Apr 21, 2018 - May 28, 2018 Elbow
2022 MIL May 24, 2022 - Jun 07, 2022 Hamstring
2022 MIL Jun 26, 2022 - Jul 12, 2022 Calf
2024 KC Jun 11, 2024 - Jun 21, 2024 Toe
  • Dec 15, 2023 Signed a 2 year $13 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Sep 21, 2023 Released by Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Sep 18, 2023 Designated for Assignment by Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Aug 31, 2023 Claimed off waivers by Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Feb 18, 2023 Signed a 1 year $11.9 million contract with Los Angeles (LAA), settling in arbitration
  • Nov 23, 2022 Traded to Los Angeles (LAA) from Milwaukee (MIL) for Janson Junk, Elvis Peguero and Adam Seminaris
  • Mar 22, 2022 Signed a 1 year $7.65 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
  • Dec 01, 2021 Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from Boston (BOS) for Jackie Bradley Jr., David Hamilton and Alex Binelas
  • Dec 14, 2020 Signed a 1 year $3.1 million contract with Boston (BOS)
  • Nov 25, 2020 Released by Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Jan 10, 2020 Signed a 1 year $3.3 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB), avoiding arbitration
  • Dec 06, 2019 Traded to Tampa Bay (TB) from San Diego (SD) with Xavier Edwards and PTBNL for Tommy Pham and Jake Cronenworth
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $582,100 contract with San Diego (SD)
  • Feb 24, 2017 Signed a 1 year $535,900 contract with San Diego (SD)
  • Jul 08, 2013 Signed a contract with San Diego (SD)
  • Jun 06, 2013 Drafted by San Diego (SD): Round 1 (#13 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 KC 76 68 235 28 53 14 0 8 30 91 23 45 1 .226 .297 .297 .684 0.19
2023 CIN 140 126 498 60 116 31 0 20 60 207 44 125 0 .233 .297 .297 .713 0.04
2022 MIL 125 125 474 62 121 23 1 29 72 233 39 121 1 .255 .315 .315 .807 2.77
2021 BOS 144 140 521 89 135 33 0 31 96 261 44 130 1 .259 .315 .315 .816 2.26
2020 TB 42 34 122 18 19 5 0 8 22 48 14 37 2 .156 .252 .252 .645 -0.04
2019 SD 142 111 440 64 95 19 1 33 64 215 46 154 5 .216 .289 .289 .778 2.35
2018 SD 117 97 403 53 100 23 1 26 68 203 30 109 2 .248 .302 .302 .806 2.37
2017 SD 122 118 445 51 103 25 1 26 58 208 27 140 3 .231 .284 .284 .751 0.65
2016 SD 11 8 35 8 13 3 0 4 14 28 1 5 0 .371 .389 .389 1.189 0.42
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