Aroldis Chapman

Pittsburgh Pirates, Relief Pitcher
Age: 36-152d (Feb 28, 1988)
Exp: 13.009 Years
Country: CU
Agent(s): Wasserman
2024 Payroll Salary

$10,500,000

2024 Cash

$10,500,000

Career Earnings

$165,816,491

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Aroldis Chapman signed a 1 year , $10,500,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including $10,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,500,000. In 2024, Chapman will earn a base salary of $10,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $10,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $10,500,000
Average Salary:
$10,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 36 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 4.43% $10,500,000 $10,500,000
2025 37
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 36 13.009 $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000 $10,500,000
2025 37 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 36 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Aroldis Chapman signed a 1 year , $3,750,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $3,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,750,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,750,000
Average Salary:
$3,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2020-2022 Extension

Aroldis Chapman signed a 3 year , $48,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $48,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $48,000,000
Average Salary:
$16,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2021 Free Agent

Aroldis Chapman signed a 5 year , $86,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $11,000,000 signing bonus, $86,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,200,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $86,000,000
Average Salary:
$17,200,000
Signing Bonus:
$11,000,000
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2016-2016 Arbitration

Aroldis Chapman signed a 1 year , $11,325,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $11,325,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,325,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $11,325,000
Average Salary:
$11,325,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Arbitration

Aroldis Chapman signed a 1 year , $8,050,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $8,050,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,050,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $8,050,000
Average Salary:
$8,050,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2014-2014 Arbitration

Aroldis Chapman signed a 1 year , $7,835,772 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $2,835,772 signing bonus, $7,835,772 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,835,772.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $7,835,772
Average Salary:
$7,835,772
Signing Bonus:
$2,835,772
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2010-2015 foreign-professional

Aroldis Chapman signed a 6 year , $30,250,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $16,250,000 signing bonus, $30,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,041,667.
Contract Terms:
6 yr(s) / $30,250,000
Average Salary:
$5,041,667
Signing Bonus:
$16,250,000
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$165,816,491

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2010 22
Active
$17,250,000
$17,250,000
2011 23
Active
$1,000,000
$18,250,000
2012 24
Active
$2,025,000
$20,275,000
2013 25
Active
$2,025,000
$22,300,000
2014 26
Active / Arb Avoided
$7,860,772
$30,160,772
2015 27
Active / Arb Avoided
$8,050,000
$38,210,772
2016 28
Active / Arb Avoided
Retained
$11,325,000
$5,136,455
$49,535,772
$54,672,227
Champion
2017 29
Active
$21,000,000
$75,672,227
2018 30
Active
$20,000,000
$95,672,227
2019 31
Active
$15,000,000
$110,672,227
All MLB (2nd)
2020 32
Active
$5,555,555
$116,227,782
2021 33
Active
$14,838,709
$131,066,491
2022 34
Active
$18,000,000
$149,066,491
2023 35
Retained
Active
$1,875,027
$4,374,973
$150,941,518
$155,316,491
Champion
2024 36
Active
$10,500,000
$165,816,491
Total      
$165,816,491
$165,816,491
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2010
22
$1,000,000
$16,250,000
$17,250,000
$17,250,000
2011
23
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$18,250,000
2012
24
$2,000,000
$25,000
$2,025,000
$20,275,000
2013
25
$2,000,000
$25,000
$2,025,000
$22,300,000
2014
26
$5,000,000
$2,835,772
$25,000
$7,860,772
$30,160,772
2015
27
$8,050,000
$8,050,000
$38,210,772
2016
28
$11,325,000
$5,136,455
$11,325,000
$5,136,455
$49,535,772
$54,672,227
2017
29
$15,000,000
$6,000,000
$21,000,000
$75,672,227
2018
30
$15,000,000
$5,000,000
$20,000,000
$95,672,227
2019
31
$15,000,000
$15,000,000
$110,672,227
2020
32
$5,555,556
$5,555,555
$116,227,782
2021
33
$14,838,710
$14,838,709
$131,066,491
2022
34
$18,000,000
$18,000,000
$149,066,491
2023
35
$1,875,027
$1,874,973
$2,500,000
$1,875,027
$4,374,973
$150,941,518
$155,316,491
2024
36
$10,500,000
$10,500,000
$165,816,491
Total
$133,155,721
$30,085,772
$2,575,000
$165,816,491
$165,816,491

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $19,050,000 $19,085,772 $75,000 $38,210,772
1 $11,325,000 - - $11,325,000
7 $88,530,721 $11,000,000 - $99,530,719
1 $1,875,027 - - $1,875,027
1 $1,874,973 - $2,500,000 $4,374,973
1 $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2017 NYY May 14, 2017 - Jun 18, 2017 Shoulder
2018 NYY Aug 22, 2018 - Sep 19, 2018 Knee
2020 NYY Jul 23, 2020 - Aug 17, 2020 COVID-19
2021 NYY Aug 06, 2021 - Aug 18, 2021 Elbow
2022 NYY May 24, 2022 - Jul 01, 2022 Achilles
2022 NYY Aug 27, 2022 - Sep 16, 2022 Leg
  • Apr 18, 2024 Suspended 2 games for verbally abusing an umpire against New York (NYM), forfeiting $112,904 in 2024 salary with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jan 22, 2024 Signed a 1 year $10.5 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jun 30, 2023 Traded to Texas (TEX) from Kansas City (KC) for Cole Ragans and Roni Cabrera
  • Jan 19, 2023 Signed a 1 year $3.75 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Sep 02, 2020 Suspended 3 games for intentionally throwing at the head of Mike Brosseau (TB), forfeiting $248,757 in 2020 salary with New York (NYY)
  • Nov 03, 2019 Signed a 3 year $48 million contract extension with New York (NYY)
  • Dec 07, 2016 Signed a 5 year $86 million contract with New York (NYY)
  • Jul 25, 2016 Traded to Chicago (CHC) from New York (NYY) for Gleyber Torres, Adam Warren, Billy McKinney and Rashad Crawford
  • Mar 01, 2016 Suspended 30 games for violating the personal conduct policy forfeiting $1.85M in 2016 salary with New York (NYY)
  • Feb 13, 2016 Signed a 1 year $11.325 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
  • Dec 28, 2015 Traded to New York (NYY) from Cincinnati (CIN) for Eric Jagielo, Tony Renda, Caleb Cotham and Rookie Davis
  • Jan 28, 2014 Signed a 1 year $7.8 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jan 08, 2010 Signed a 6 year $30 million contract with Cincinnati (CINC)
  • Jan 08, 2010 Signed a 6 year $30.25 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 PIT 40 0 24 21 16 32 56 4 1 4 4 34.7 4.15 1.62 -0.24
2023 TEX 60 0 37 24 20 36 103 4 6 5 6 58.3 3.09 1.25 0.93
2022 NYY 43 0 24 18 18 28 43 4 4 4 9 36.3 4.46 1.43 -0.15
2021 NYY 61 0 36 23 21 38 97 9 6 4 30 56.3 3.36 1.31 1.53
2020 NYY 13 0 6 4 4 4 22 2 1 1 3 11.7 3.09 0.86 0.41
2019 NYY 60 0 38 18 14 25 85 3 3 2 37 57.0 2.21 1.11 1.61
2018 NYY 55 0 24 15 14 30 93 2 3 0 32 51.3 2.46 1.05 1.53
2017 NYY 52 0 37 20 18 20 69 3 4 3 22 50.3 3.22 1.13 0.95
2016 NYY 59 0 32 12 10 18 90 2 4 1 36 58.0 1.55 0.86 1.20
2015 CIN 65 0 43 13 12 33 116 3 4 4 33 66.3 1.63 1.15 2.71
2014 CIN 54 0 21 12 12 24 106 1 0 3 36 54.0 2.00 0.83 1.94
2013 CIN 68 0 37 18 18 29 112 7 4 5 38 63.7 2.55 1.04 1.78
2012 CIN 68 0 35 13 12 23 122 4 5 5 38 71.7 1.51 0.81 3.37
2011 CIN 54 0 24 21 20 41 71 2 4 1 1 50.0 3.60 1.30 0.41
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