Sam Hilliard

Colorado Rockies, Center Field
Age: 30-154d (Feb 21, 1994)
Exp: 3.094 Years
Country: US
College: Wichita State
Drafted: Round 15 (#437 overall), 2015
Agent(s): Magnus Media
2024 Payroll Salary

$800,000

2024 Cash

$800,000

Career Earnings

$2,661,362

2024-2024 Arbitration (CURRENT)

Sam Hilliard signed a 1 year , $800,000 contract with the Baltimore Orioles, including $800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $800,000. In 2024, Hilliard will earn a base salary of $800,000, while carrying a total salary of $800,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $800,000
Average Salary:
$800,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 30 $800,000 $800,000 0.34% $800,000 $800,000
2025 31
ARB 2
2026 32
ARB 3
2027 33
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 30 3.094 $800,000 - - $800,000 $800,000
2025 31 --
ARB 2
2026 32 --
ARB 3
2027 33 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30 $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 $800,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Pre-Arb

Sam Hilliard signed a 1 year , $750,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $750,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $750,000
Average Salary:
$750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
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2022-2022 Pre-Arb

Sam Hilliard signed a 1 year , $705,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $705,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $705,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $705,000
Average Salary:
$705,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Sam Hilliard signed a 1 year , $575,500 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $575,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $575,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $575,500
Average Salary:
$575,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Sam Hilliard signed a 1 year , $565,500 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $565,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $565,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $565,500
Average Salary:
$565,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Sam Hilliard signed a 1 year , $555,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, 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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2015-2015 Signing Bonus

Sam Hilliard signed a 1 year , $100,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $100,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $100,000
Average Salary:
$100,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$2,661,362

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 25
Active
$101,456
$101,456
2020 26
Active
$196,938
$298,394
2021 27
Active
$340,340
$638,734
2022 28
Reserve / minor-buried
$472,628
$1,111,362
2023 29
Injured
$750,000
$1,861,362
2024 30
Active
$800,000
$2,661,362
Total      
$2,661,362
$2,661,362
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
25
$101,456
$101,456
$101,456
2020
26
$196,938
$196,938
$298,394
2021
27
$340,340
$340,340
$638,734
2022
28
$472,628
$472,628
$1,111,362
2023
29
$750,000
$750,000
$1,861,362
2024
30
$800,000
$800,000
$2,661,362
Total
$2,661,362
$2,661,362
$2,661,362

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $1,911,362 - - $1,911,362
1 $750,000 - - $750,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2023 ATL Jul 19, 2023 - Oct 01, 2023 Heel
  • Jun 21, 2024 Contract purchased by Colorado (COL)
  • Mar 21, 2024 Designated for Assignment by Colorado (COL)
  • Feb 28, 2024 Claimed off waivers by Colorado (COL)
  • Nov 17, 2023 Signed a 1 year $800,000 contract with Baltimore (BAL), avoiding arbitration
  • Nov 01, 2023 Claimed off waivers by Baltimore (BAL)
  • Mar 01, 2023 Signed a 1 year $750,000 contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Nov 06, 2022 Traded to Atlanta (ATL) from Colorado (COL) for Dylan Spain
  • Aug 30, 2022 Demoted to the Minors by Colorado (COL)
  • Jul 11, 2022 Promoted from the Minors by Colorado (COL)
  • Jun 17, 2022 Demoted to the Minors by Colorado (COL)
  • Mar 01, 2022 Signed a 1 year $705,000 contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Mar 05, 2020 Signed a 1 year $565,500 contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Jun 18, 2015 Signed a contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Jun 10, 2015 Drafted by Colorado (COL): Round 15 (#437 overall)
  • Jul 10, 2014 Unsigned by Minnesota (MIN)
  • Jun 10, 2014 Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 31 (#920 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 COL 15 8 24 7 7 1 0 2 3 14 3 10 3 .292 .370 .370 .953 -0.03
2023 ATL 40 19 72 15 17 5 0 3 6 31 6 33 4 .236 .295 .295 .726 0.21
2022 COL 70 51 174 26 32 6 1 2 14 46 23 57 5 .184 .280 .280 .544 0.43
2021 COL 82 56 214 32 46 7 2 14 34 99 23 87 5 .215 .294 .294 .757 0.59
2020 COL 36 27 105 13 22 2 2 6 10 46 9 42 3 .210 .272 .272 .710 0.16
2019 COL 27 18 77 13 21 4 2 7 13 50 9 23 2 .273 .356 .356 1.005 0.57
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