Cody Bellinger

Chicago Cubs, 1st Base
Age: 28-348d (Jul 13, 1995)
Exp: 6.16 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 4 (#124 overall), 2013
Agent(s): Boras Corporation
2024 Payroll Salary

$27,500,000

2024 Cash

$33,000,000

Career Earnings

$84,784,259

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Cody Bellinger signed a 3 year , $80,000,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $80,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $26,666,667. In 2024, Bellinger will earn a base salary of $27,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $27,500,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $80,000,000
Average Salary:
$26,666,667
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 28 $27,500,000 $26,666,667 11.25% $27,500,000 $27,500,000
PLAYER OPT-OUT: AVAILABLE 2025, 2 YR, $52,500,000 REMAINING
2025 29
ETO
$27,500,000 $26,666,667 11.07% $27,500,000 $55,000,000
2026 30
Player
$25,000,000 $26,666,667 10.93% $25,000,000 $80,000,000
2027 31
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 28 6.160 $27,500,000 - - $27,500,000 $26,666,667
PLAYER OPT-OUT: AVAILABLE 2025, 2 YR, $52,500,000 REMAINING
2025 29 -
ETO
$27,500,000 - - $27,500,000 $26,666,667
2026 30 -
Player
$25,000,000 - - $25,000,000 $26,666,667
2027 31 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 28 $27,500,000 $27,500,000 $27,500,000 $27,500,000 $26,666,667
2025 29
ETO
$27,500,000 $27,500,000 $55,000,000 $27,500,000 $26,250,000
2026 30
Player
$25,000,000 $25,000,000 $80,000,000 $26,666,667 $25,000,000
Contract Notes
  • Player Opt-out available after 2024 & 2025
  • 2025 opt-out contains a $2.5M buyout
  • 2026 opt-out contains a $5M buyout
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2024

Cody Bellinger signed a 1 year , $17,500,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $17,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,500,000. In 2024, Bellinger will earn, while carrying a total salary of $12,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $17,500,000
Average Salary:
$17,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2022-2022 Arbitration

Cody Bellinger signed a 1 year , $17,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $17,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $17,000,000
Average Salary:
$17,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Arbitration

Cody Bellinger signed a 1 year , $16,100,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $16,100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,100,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $16,100,000
Average Salary:
$16,100,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Arbitration

Cody Bellinger signed a 1 year , $11,500,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $11,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $11,500,000
Average Salary:
$11,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Cody Bellinger signed a 1 year , $605,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $605,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $605,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $605,000
Average Salary:
$605,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Cody Bellinger signed a 1 year , $585,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $585,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $585,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $585,000
Average Salary:
$585,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Cody Bellinger signed a 1 year , $535,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, 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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2013-2013 Signing Bonus

Cody Bellinger signed a 1 year , $700,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $700,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $700,000
Average Salary:
$700,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$84,784,259

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2013 17
Signing Bonus
$700,000
$700,000
2017 21
Active
$535,000
$1,235,000
NL ROY
2018 22
Active
$585,000
$1,820,000
2019 23
Active
$605,000
$2,425,000
NL MVP All MLB (1st) NL Gold Glove:RF NL Silver Slugger:OF
2020 24
Active / Arb Avoided
$4,259,259
$6,684,259
Champion
2021 25
Active / Arb Avoided
$16,100,000
$22,784,259
2022 26
Active / Arb Avoided
$17,000,000
$39,784,259
2023 27
Active
$12,000,000
$51,784,259
NL Silver Slugger:UTIL
2024 28
Active
Retained
$27,500,000
$5,500,000
$79,284,259
$84,784,259
Total      
$84,784,259
$79,284,259
$84,784,259
2025 29
Active / early-termination
$27,500,000
2026 30
Active / Player
$25,000,000
Total
$137,284,259
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2013
17
$700,000
$700,000
$700,000
2017
21
$535,000
$535,000
$1,235,000
2018
22
$585,000
$585,000
$1,820,000
2019
23
$605,000
$605,000
$2,425,000
2020
24
$4,259,259
$4,259,259
$6,684,259
2021
25
$16,100,000
$16,100,000
$22,784,259
2022
26
$17,000,000
$17,000,000
$39,784,259
2023
27
$12,000,000
$12,000,000
$51,784,259
2024
28
$27,500,000
$5,500,000
$27,500,000
$5,500,000
$79,284,259
$84,784,259
Total
$84,084,259
$700,000
$84,784,259
$79,284,259
$84,784,259
2025
29
$27,500,000
$27,500,000
2026
30
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
Total
$136,584,259
$700,000
$137,284,259

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
7 $39,084,259 $700,000 - $39,784,259
2 $45,000,000 - - $45,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2017 LAD Aug 22, 2017 - Aug 30, 2017 Ankle
2021 LAD Apr 06, 2021 - May 29, 2021 Calf
2021 LAD Jun 15, 2021 - Jun 23, 2021 Hamstring
2021 LAD Sep 21, 2021 - Sep 28, 2021 Ribs
2023 CHC May 16, 2023 - Jun 15, 2023 Knee
2024 CHC Apr 24, 2024 - May 07, 2024 Ribs
  • Feb 25, 2024 Signed a 3 year $80 million contract with Chicago (CHC), including two player opt-outs
  • Nov 14, 2023 Declined a $20.325 million Qualifying Offer from Chicago (CHC)
  • Nov 06, 2023 Chicago (CHC) extended a $20.325 million Qualifying Offer
  • Nov 03, 2023 Declined a $12 million option for 2024 ($5.5M buyout)
  • Dec 06, 2022 Signed a 1 year $17.5 million contract with Chicago (CHC), including a mutual option for 2024
  • Nov 18, 2022 Non-Tendered by Los Angeles (LAD)
  • Dec 01, 2021 Signed a 1 year $17 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 15, 2021 Signed a 1 year $16.1 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 10, 2020 Signed a 1 year $11.5M contract with Los Angeles (LAD), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $605,000 contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
  • Mar 18, 2018 Signed a 1 year $585,000 contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
  • Jun 19, 2013 Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
  • Jun 07, 2013 Drafted by Los Angeles (LAD): Round 4 (#124 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 CHC 59 59 236 27 61 12 1 9 32 102 19 42 3 .258 .317 .317 .749 0.93
2023 CHC 130 128 499 95 153 29 1 26 97 262 40 87 20 .307 .356 .356 .881 4.35
2022 LAD 144 135 504 70 106 27 3 19 68 196 38 150 14 .210 .265 .265 .654 1.43
2021 LAD 95 79 315 39 52 9 2 10 36 95 31 94 3 .165 .240 .240 .542 -1.66
2020 LAD 56 56 213 33 51 10 0 12 30 97 30 42 6 .239 .333 .333 .788 1.53
2019 LAD 156 151 558 121 170 34 3 47 115 351 95 108 15 .305 .406 .406 1.035 8.63
2018 LAD 162 135 557 84 145 28 7 25 76 262 69 151 14 .260 .343 .343 .813 4.15
2017 LAD 132 127 480 87 128 26 4 39 97 279 64 146 10 .267 .352 .352 .933 3.89
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