Lucas Sims

Cincinnati Reds, Relief Pitcher
Age: 30-47d (May 10, 1994)
Exp: 5.014 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 1 (#21 overall), 2012
Agent(s): Jamie Murphy (TWC Sports Management)
2024 Payroll Salary

$2,850,000

2024 Cash

$2,850,000

Career Earnings

$8,337,383

2024-2024 Arbitration (CURRENT)

Lucas Sims signed a 1 year , $2,850,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $2,850,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,850,000. In 2024, Sims will earn a base salary of $2,850,000, while carrying a total salary of $2,850,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,850,000
Average Salary:
$2,850,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 30
Arb Avoided
$2,850,000 $2,850,000 1.20% $2,850,000 $2,850,000
2025 31
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 30 -
Arb Avoided
$2,850,000 - - $2,850,000 $2,850,000
2025 31 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30
Arb Avoided
$2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Arbitration

Lucas Sims signed a 1 year , $1,267,500 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $1,267,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,267,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,267,500
Average Salary:
$1,267,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2022-2022 Arbitration

Lucas Sims signed a 1 year , $1,200,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $1,200,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,200,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,200,000
Average Salary:
$1,200,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Lucas Sims signed a 1 year , $598,500 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $598,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $598,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $598,500
Average Salary:
$598,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Lucas Sims signed a 1 year , $577,500 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $577,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $577,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $577,500
Average Salary:
$577,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Lucas Sims signed a 1 year , $555,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $555,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $555,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $555,000
Average Salary:
$555,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Lucas Sims signed a 1 year , $535,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $535,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $535,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $535,000
Average Salary:
$535,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2012-2012 Signing Bonus

Lucas Sims signed a 1 year , $1,650,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $1,650,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,650,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,650,000
Average Salary:
$1,650,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$8,337,383

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2012 18
Signing Bonus
$1,650,000
$1,650,000
2017 23
Active
$181,226
$1,831,226
2018 24
Retained
Active
$58,600
$87,900
$1,889,826
$1,977,726
2019 25
Active
$229,768
$2,207,494
2020 26
Active
$213,889
$2,421,383
2021 27
Active
$598,500
$3,019,883
2022 28
Injured / arbitration-settlement
$1,200,000
$4,219,883
2023 29
Active / Arb Avoided
$1,267,500
$5,487,383
2024 30
Active / Arb Avoided
$2,850,000
$8,337,383
Total      
$8,337,383
$8,337,383
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2012
18
$1,650,000
$1,650,000
$1,650,000
2017
23
$181,226
$181,226
$1,831,226
2018
24
$58,600
$87,900
$58,600
$87,900
$1,889,826
$1,977,726
2019
25
$229,768
$229,768
$2,207,494
2020
26
$213,889
$213,889
$2,421,383
2021
27
$598,500
$598,500
$3,019,883
2022
28
$1,200,000
$1,200,000
$4,219,883
2023
29
$1,267,500
$1,267,500
$5,487,383
2024
30
$2,850,000
$2,850,000
$8,337,383
Total
$6,687,383
$1,650,000
$8,337,383
$8,337,383

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $239,826 $1,650,000 - $1,889,826
7 $6,447,557 - - $6,447,557

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2021 CIN Jun 23, 2021 - Aug 08, 2021 Elbow
2022 CIN Apr 04, 2022 - Apr 22, 2022 Elbow
2022 CIN May 11, 2022 - Oct 05, 2022 Back
2023 CIN Mar 30, 2023 - Apr 18, 2023 Back
  • Jan 11, 2024 Signed a 1 year $2.85 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 13, 2023 Signed a 1 year $1.2675 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN), avoiding arbitration
  • Jun 09, 2022 Signed a contract with Cincinnati (CIN), settling in arbitration
  • Mar 01, 2021 Signed a 1 year $598,500 contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Mar 05, 2020 Signed a 1 year $577,500 contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jul 31, 2018 Traded to Cincinnati (CIN) from Atlanta (ATL) with Matt Wisler and Preston Tucker for Adam Duvall
  • Nov 19, 2016 Contract purchased by Atlanta (ATL)
  • Jun 07, 2012 Signed a contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Jun 04, 2012 Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 1 (#21 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 CIN 29 0 19 11 11 15 27 6 1 3 1 23.7 4.18 5.70 0.32
2023 CIN 66 0 33 23 21 39 72 5 7 3 3 61.0 3.10 5.75 1.76
2022 CIN 6 0 5 7 7 6 5 0 1 0 1 6.7 9.45 8.10 -0.32
2021 CIN 47 0 34 26 23 18 76 6 5 3 7 47.0 4.40 3.45 -0.03
2020 CIN 20 0 13 10 7 11 34 3 3 0 0 25.7 2.46 3.86 0.54
2019 CIN 24 4 31 22 22 19 57 8 2 1 0 43.0 4.61 3.98 -0.04
2018 CIN 9 0 15 13 13 13 16 3 0 0 0 15.7 7.47 7.47 0.01
2017 ATL 14 10 64 37 36 23 44 9 3 6 0 57.7 5.62 0.28 0.07
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