Scott Barlow

Cleveland Guardians, Relief Pitcher
Age: 31-222d (Dec 18, 1992)
Exp: 5.030 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 6 (#194 overall), 2011
Agent(s): The L. Warner Companies, Inc.
2024 Payroll Salary

$6,700,000

2024 Cash

$6,700,000

Career Earnings

$16,255,006

2024-2024 Arbitration (CURRENT)

Scott Barlow signed a 1 year , $6,700,000 contract with the Cleveland Guardians, including $6,700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,700,000. In 2024, Barlow will earn a base salary of $6,700,000, while carrying a total salary of $6,700,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $6,700,000
Average Salary:
$6,700,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 31
Arb Avoided
$6,700,000 $6,700,000 2.83% $6,700,000 $6,700,000
2025 32
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 31 5.030
Arb Avoided
$6,700,000 - - $6,700,000 $6,700,000
2025 32 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 31
Arb Avoided
$6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Arbitration

Scott Barlow signed a 1 year , $5,300,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $5,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,300,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $5,300,000
Average Salary:
$5,300,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2022-2022 Arbitration

Scott Barlow signed a 1 year , $2,400,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $2,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,400,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,400,000
Average Salary:
$2,400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Scott Barlow signed a 1 year , $650,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $650,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $650,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $650,000
Average Salary:
$650,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Scott Barlow signed a 1 year , $650,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $650,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $650,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $650,000
Average Salary:
$650,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Scott Barlow signed a 1 year , $650,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $650,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $650,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $650,000
Average Salary:
$650,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Scott Barlow signed a 1 year , $650,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $650,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $650,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $650,000
Average Salary:
$650,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2011-2011 Signing Bonus

Scott Barlow signed a 1 year , $150,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $150,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $150,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $150,000
Average Salary:
$150,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$16,255,006

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2011 18
Signing Bonus
$150,000
$150,000
2018 25
Reserve / minor-buried
$164,265
$314,265
2019 26
Active
$650,000
$964,265
2020 27
Active
$240,741
$1,205,006
2021 28
Active
$650,000
$1,855,006
2022 29
Active / Arb Avoided
$2,400,000
$4,255,006
2023 30
Retained
Active / Arb Avoided
$3,561,805
$1,738,195
$7,816,811
$9,555,006
2024 31
Active / Arb Avoided
$6,700,000
$16,255,006
Total      
$16,255,006
$16,255,006
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2011
18
$150,000
$150,000
$150,000
2018
25
$164,265
$164,265
$314,265
2019
26
$650,000
$650,000
$964,265
2020
27
$240,741
$240,741
$1,205,006
2021
28
$650,000
$650,000
$1,855,006
2022
29
$2,400,000
$2,400,000
$4,255,006
2023
30
$3,561,805
$1,738,195
$3,561,805
$1,738,195
$7,816,811
$9,555,006
2024
31
$6,700,000
$6,700,000
$16,255,006
Total
$16,105,006
$150,000
$16,255,006
$16,255,006

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 - $150,000 - $150,000
6 $7,666,811 - - $7,666,811
1 $1,738,195 - - $1,738,195
1 $6,700,000 - - $6,700,000
  • Jan 11, 2024 Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE), avoiding arbitration
  • Nov 17, 2023 Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from San Diego (SD) for Enyel De Los Santos
  • Aug 01, 2023 Traded to San Diego (SD) from Kansas City (KC) for Henry Williams and Jesus Rios
  • Jan 13, 2023 Signed a 1 year $5.3 million contract with Kansas City (KC), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 22, 2022 Signed a 1 year $2.4 million contract with Kansas City (KC), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 18, 2021 Signed a 1 year $650,000 contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 05, 2020 Signed a 1 year $650,000 contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $650,000 contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Dec 07, 2017 Signed a 1 year $650,000 contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Aug 15, 2011 Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
  • Jun 07, 2011 Drafted by Los Angeles (LAD): Round 6 (#194 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 CLE 45 0 31 15 15 23 54 4 3 3 2 38.3 3.52 1.41 0.49
2023 SD 62 0 61 39 33 34 79 4 2 6 13 68.0 4.37 1.40 -0.36
2022 KC 69 0 52 23 18 22 77 9 7 4 24 74.3 2.18 1.00 2.80
2021 KC 71 0 61 20 20 28 91 4 5 3 16 74.3 2.42 1.20 2.78
2020 KC 32 0 27 14 14 9 39 4 2 1 2 30.0 4.20 1.20 0.24
2019 KC 61 0 64 33 33 37 92 6 3 3 1 70.3 4.22 1.44 1.00
2018 KC 6 0 16 7 6 3 15 2 1 1 0 15.0 3.60 1.27 0.24
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