Matthew Liberatore

St. Louis Cardinals, Relief Pitcher
Age: 24-261d (Nov 06, 1999)
Exp: .144 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 1 (#16 overall), 2018
2024 Payroll Salary

$747,200

2024 Cash

$747,200

Career Earnings

$4,786,015

2024-2024 Pre-Arb (CURRENT)

Matthew Liberatore signed a 1 year , $747,200 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $747,200 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $747,200. In 2024, Liberatore will earn a base salary of $747,200, while carrying a total salary of $747,200.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $747,200
Average Salary:
$747,200
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 24 $747,200 $747,200 0.32% $747,200 $747,200
2025 25
PRE-ARB
2026 26
PRE-ARB
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 24 0.144 $747,200 - - $747,200 $747,200
2025 25 --
PRE-ARB
2026 26 --
PRE-ARB
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 24 $747,200 $747,200 $747,200 $747,200 $747,200
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Pre-Arb

Matthew Liberatore signed a 1 year , $720,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $720,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $720,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $720,000
Average Salary:
$720,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2022-2022 Pre-Arb

Matthew Liberatore signed a 1 year , $700,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, 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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2018-2018 Signing Bonus

Matthew Liberatore signed a 1 year , $3,497,500 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $3,497,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,497,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,497,500
Average Salary:
$3,497,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$4,786,015

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 18
Signing Bonus
$3,497,500
$3,497,500
2022 22
Active
$96,150
$3,593,650
2023 23
Active
$445,165
$4,038,815
2024 24
Active
$747,200
$4,786,015
Total      
$4,786,015
$4,786,015
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
18
$3,497,500
$3,497,500
$3,497,500
2022
22
$96,150
$96,150
$3,593,650
2023
23
$445,165
$445,165
$4,038,815
2024
24
$747,200
$747,200
$4,786,015
Total
$1,288,515
$3,497,500
$4,786,015
$4,786,015

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 - $3,497,500 - $3,497,500
3 $1,288,515 - - $1,288,515

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2023 STL Aug 22, 2023 - Sep 04, 2023 Back
  • Mar 01, 2024 Signed a 1 year $747,200 contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jul 28, 2023 Recalled from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jul 06, 2023 Optioned to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • May 17, 2023 Recalled from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Oct 05, 2022 Promoted from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jul 14, 2022 Demoted to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jul 02, 2022 Promoted from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 15, 2022 Demoted to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 14, 2022 Promoted from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 03, 2022 Demoted to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • May 23, 2022 Promoted from the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • May 22, 2022 Demoted to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
  • May 21, 2022 Contract purchased by St. Louis (STL)
  • Jan 09, 2020 Traded to St. Louis (STL) from Tampa Bay (TB) with 2020 2nd round pick [Competitive Balance B] and Edgardo Rodriguez for Jose Martinez, Randy Arozarena and 2020 1st round pick [Competitive Balance A]
  • Jun 09, 2018 Signed a contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Jun 04, 2018 Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 1 (#16 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 STL 33 5 46 25 24 17 41 6 2 2 0 52.0 4.15 1.21 0.34
2023 STL 22 11 66 42 36 25 46 5 3 6 0 61.7 5.25 1.48 -0.36
2022 STL 9 7 42 23 23 18 28 5 2 2 0 34.7 5.97 1.73 -0.48
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