Matt Holliday

Colorado Rockies, Outfielders
Age: 44-196d (Jan 15, 1980)
Exp: 14 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 7 (#210 overall), 1998
Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)

2018-2018

Matt Holliday signed a 1 year , $545,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $545,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $545,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $545,000
Average Salary:
$545,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2018 38 $114,270 $545,000 - $114,270 $114,270
2019 39
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2018 38 - $545,000 - - $114,270 $545,000
2019 39 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2018 38 $114,270 $114,270 $114,270 $114,270 $114,270
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2017-2017

Matt Holliday signed a 1 year , $13,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $13,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $13,000,000
Average Salary:
$13,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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2010-2016

Matt Holliday signed a 7 year , $120,000,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $120,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,142,857.
Contract Terms:
7 yr(s) / $120,000,000
Average Salary:
$17,142,857
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2017 / UFA
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2008-2009

Matt Holliday signed a 2 year , $23,000,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $23,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $23,000,000
Average Salary:
$11,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2007-2007

Matt Holliday signed a 1 year , $4,400,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $4,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,400,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,400,000
Average Salary:
$4,400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2002-2006

Matt Holliday signed a 4 year , $1,160,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $1,160,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $290,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $1,160,000
Average Salary:
$290,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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1998-1998 Signing Bonus

Matt Holliday signed a 1 year , $842,500 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $842,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $842,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $842,500
Average Salary:
$842,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$157,147,770

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
1998 18
Signing Bonus
$842,500
$842,500
2002 22
Active
$200,000
$1,042,500
2003 23
Active
$300,000
$1,342,500
2004 24
Active
$800,000
$2,142,500
2005 25
Active
$816,000
$2,958,500
2006 26
Active
$875,000
$3,833,500
2007 27
Active / Arb Avoided
$4,400,000
$8,233,500
2008 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$9,575,000
$17,808,500
2009 29
Active / Arb Avoided
$13,500,000
$31,308,500
2010 30
Active
$15,100,000
$46,408,500
NL Silver Slugger:OF
2011 31
Active
$15,050,000
$61,458,500
Champion
2012 32
Active
$15,050,000
$76,508,500
2013 33
Active
$15,000,000
$91,508,500
2014 34
Active
$15,000,000
$106,508,500
2015 35
Active
$15,025,000
$121,533,500
2016 36
Active
$15,000,000
$136,533,500
2017 37
Active
$13,000,000
$149,533,500
2018 38
Active
$114,270
$149,647,770
2020 40
Deferred
$1,500,000
$151,147,770
2021 41
Deferred
$1,500,000
$152,647,770
2022 42
Deferred
$1,500,000
$154,147,770
2023 43
Deferred
$1,500,000
$155,647,770
2024 44
Deferred
$1,500,000
$157,147,770
Total      
$157,147,770
$157,147,770
2025 45
Deferred
$1,500,000
2026 46
Deferred
$1,500,000
2027 47
Deferred
$1,500,000
2028 48
Deferred
$1,500,000
2029 49
Deferred
$1,500,000
Total
$164,647,770
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
1998
18
$842,500
$842,500
$842,500
2002
22
$200,000
$200,000
$1,042,500
2003
23
$300,000
$300,000
$1,342,500
2004
24
$300,000
$500,000
$800,000
$2,142,500
2005
25
$316,000
$500,000
$816,000
$2,958,500
2006
26
$500,000
$375,000
$875,000
$3,833,500
2007
27
$4,400,000
$4,400,000
$8,233,500
2008
28
$9,500,000
$75,000
$9,575,000
$17,808,500
2009
29
$13,500,000
$13,500,000
$31,308,500
2010
30
$15,000,000
$100,000
$15,100,000
$46,408,500
2011
31
$15,000,000
$50,000
$15,050,000
$61,458,500
2012
32
$15,000,000
$50,000
$15,050,000
$76,508,500
2013
33
$15,000,000
$15,000,000
$91,508,500
2014
34
$15,000,000
$15,000,000
$106,508,500
2015
35
$15,000,000
$25,000
$15,025,000
$121,533,500
2016
36
$15,000,000
$15,000,000
$136,533,500
2017
37
$13,000,000
$13,000,000
$149,533,500
2018
38
$114,270
$114,270
$149,647,770
2020
40
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$151,147,770
2021
41
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$152,647,770
2022
42
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$154,147,770
2023
43
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$155,647,770
2024
44
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$157,147,770
Total
$154,630,270
$842,500
$1,675,000
$157,147,770
$157,147,770
2025
45
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
2026
46
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
2027
47
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
2028
48
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
2029
49
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
Total
$162,130,270
$842,500
$1,675,000
$164,647,770

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
9 $15,630,270 $842,500 $1,450,000 $17,922,770
1 $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
12 $112,500,000 - $225,000 $112,725,000
1 $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2015 STL Jun 09, 2015 - Jul 17, 2015 Quad
2015 STL Jul 30, 2015 - Sep 15, 2015 Quad
2016 STL Aug 12, 2016 - Sep 30, 2016 Thumb
2017 NYY Jun 28, 2017 - Jul 14, 2017 Illness
2017 NYY Aug 06, 2017 - Sep 01, 2017 Back
  • Jul 28, 2018 Signed a minor league contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Dec 04, 2016 Signed a 1 year $13 million contract with New York (NYY)
  • Nov 03, 2016 St. Louis (STL) declined a $17M option for 2017
  • Jan 07, 2010 Signed a 7 year $120 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jul 24, 2009 Traded to St. Louis (STL) from Oakland (OAK) for Brett Wallace, Clay Mortensen and Shane Peterson
  • Nov 12, 2008 Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Colorado (COL) for Huston Street, Greg Smith and Carlos Gonzalez
  • Jan 18, 2008 Signed a 2 year $23 million contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Jan 16, 2007 Signed a 1 year $4.4 million contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Mar 01, 2002 Signed a 4 year $1.16 million contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Jun 20, 1998 Signed a contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Jun 02, 1998 Drafted by Colorado (COL): Round 7 (#210 overall)
Year Team GP GS WAR
2018 COL 25 14 0.13
2017 NYY 105 96 -0.11
2016 STL 110 99 0.52
2015 STL 73 68 0.62
2014 STL 156 156 3.25
2013 STL 141 140 2.57
2012 STL 157 154 4.04
2011 STL 124 119 3.81
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