Yusei Kikuchi

Toronto Blue Jays, Starting Pitcher
Age: 32-5d (Jun 17, 1991)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: JP
Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
2024 Payroll Salary

$10,000,000

2024 Cash

$26,500,000

Career Earnings

$70,185,185

2022-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Yusei Kikuchi signed a 3 year , $36,000,000 contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, including $36,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000. In 2024, Kikuchi will earn a base salary of $10,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $10,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $36,000,000
Average Salary:
$12,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022 31 $16,000,000 $12,000,000 5.22% $16,000,000 $16,000,000
2023 32 $10,000,000 $12,000,000 5.15% $10,000,000 $26,000,000
2024 33 $10,000,000 $12,000,000 5.06% $10,000,000 $36,000,000
2025 34
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2022 31 3.000 $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000 $12,000,000
2023 32 4.000 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $12,000,000
2024 33 5.000 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $12,000,000
2025 34 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 31 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $12,000,000
2023 32 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $26,000,000 $13,000,000 $10,000,000
2024 33 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $36,000,000 $12,000,000 $10,000,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2025 foreign-professional

Yusei Kikuchi signed a 3 year , $43,000,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including $6,000,000 signing bonus, $43,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,333,333. In 2024, Kikuchi will earn a base salary of $16,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $16,500,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $43,000,000
Average Salary:
$14,333,333
Signing Bonus:
$6,000,000
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$70,185,185

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 28
Active
$14,000,000
$14,000,000
2020 29
Active
$5,185,185
$19,185,185
2021 30
Active
$15,000,000
$34,185,185
2022 31
Active
$16,000,000
$50,185,185
2023 32
Active
$10,000,000
$60,185,185
2024 33
Active
$10,000,000
$70,185,185
Total      
$70,185,185
$70,185,185
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
28
$8,000,000
$6,000,000
$14,000,000
$14,000,000
2020
29
$5,185,185
$5,185,185
$19,185,185
2021
30
$15,000,000
$15,000,000
$34,185,185
2022
31
$16,000,000
$16,000,000
$50,185,185
2023
32
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$60,185,185
2024
33
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$70,185,185
Total
$64,185,185
$6,000,000
$70,185,185
$70,185,185

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $28,185,185 $6,000,000 - $34,185,185
3 $36,000,000 - - $36,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2021 SEA Jul 11, 2021 - Jul 12, 2021 COVID-19
2022 TOR Jul 05, 2022 - Jul 28, 2022 Neck
  • Mar 12, 2022 Signed a 3 year $36 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
  • Nov 03, 2021 Declined a $13M player option for 2022
  • Jan 01, 2019 Signed a 3 year $43 million contract with Seattle (SEA), including a 4 year $66M club extension available
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 TOR 14 14 76 30 28 19 76 7 4 5 0 77.3 3.26 2.21 0.81
2023 TOR 32 32 165 78 72 48 181 27 11 6 0 167.7 3.87 2.58 1.81
2022 TOR 32 20 93 67 58 58 124 23 6 7 1 100.7 5.19 5.19 -1.07
2021 SEA 29 29 145 82 77 62 163 27 7 9 0 157.0 4.41 3.55 1.73
2020 SEA 9 9 41 27 27 20 47 3 2 5 0 47.0 5.17 3.83 0.11
2019 SEA 32 32 195 109 98 50 116 36 6 11 0 161.7 5.46 2.78 0.12
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