Adam Ottavino

New York Mets, Relief Pitcher
Age: 38-248d (Nov 22, 1985)
Exp: 12.087 Years
Country: US
College: Northeastern
Drafted: Round 1 (#30 overall), 2006
Agent(s): All Bases Covered Management
2024 Payroll Salary

$4,500,000

2024 Cash

$4,500,000

Career Earnings

$51,523,958

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Adam Ottavino signed a 1 year , $4,500,000 contract with the New York Mets, including $4,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,500,000. In 2024, Ottavino will earn a base salary of $4,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $4,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,500,000
Average Salary:
$4,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 38 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 1.90% $4,500,000 $4,500,000
2025 39
UFA
Retained Salary
2024 38 - $500,000 0.21% - -
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 38 12.087 $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000 $4,500,000
2025 39 --
UFA
Retained Salary
2024 38 $500,000 - - - $500,000
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 38 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2024 Free Agent

Adam Ottavino signed a 2 year , $14,500,000 contract with the New York Mets, including $14,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,250,000. In 2024, Ottavino will earn a base salary of $2,750,000, while carrying a total salary of $6,750,000. Ottavino's adjusted salary with the New York Mets is $2,750,000
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $14,500,000
Average Salary:
$7,250,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2022-2022 Free Agent

Adam Ottavino signed a 1 year , $4,000,000 contract with the New York Mets, including $4,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2021 Free Agent

Adam Ottavino signed a 3 year , $27,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $3,000,000 signing bonus, $27,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $27,000,000
Average Salary:
$9,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,000,000
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2016-2018 Arbitration Extension

Adam Ottavino signed a 3 year , $10,400,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $10,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,466,667.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $10,400,000
Average Salary:
$3,466,667
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Arbitration

Adam Ottavino signed a 1 year , $1,300,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $1,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,300,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,300,000
Average Salary:
$1,300,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2014-2014 Pre-Arb

Adam Ottavino signed a 1 year , $502,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $502,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $502,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $502,000
Average Salary:
$502,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2013-2013 Pre-Arb

Adam Ottavino signed a 1 year , $491,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $491,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $491,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $491,000
Average Salary:
$491,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2012-2012 Pre-Arb

Adam Ottavino signed a 1 year , $480,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $480,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $480,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $480,000
Average Salary:
$480,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2010-2010 Pre-Arb

Adam Ottavino signed a 1 year , $400,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $400,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $400,000
Average Salary:
$400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2006-2006 Signing Bonus

Adam Ottavino signed a 1 year , $950,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $950,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $950,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $950,000
Average Salary:
$950,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$51,523,958

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2006 20
Signing Bonus
$950,000
$950,000
2010 24
Active
$187,996
$1,137,996
2012 26
Active
$480,000
$1,617,996
2013 27
Active
$491,000
$2,108,996
2014 28
Active
$502,000
$2,610,996
2015 29
Injured / Arb Avoided
$1,300,000
$3,910,996
2016 30
Active / Arb Avoided
$1,300,000
$5,210,996
2017 31
Active
$2,100,000
$7,310,996
2018 32
Active
$7,000,000
$14,310,996
2019 33
Active
$8,000,000
$22,310,996
2020 34
Active
$2,962,962
$25,273,958
2021 35
Active
Retained
$7,225,044
$1,774,956
$32,499,002
$34,273,958
2022 36
Active
Deferred
$5,000,000
$3,000,000
$39,273,958
$42,273,958
2023 37
Active
$4,750,000
$47,023,958
2024 38
Active
$4,500,000
$51,523,958
Total      
$51,523,958
$51,523,958
2025 39
Deferred
$500,000
2026 40
Deferred
$500,000
2027 41
Deferred
$500,000
2028 42
Deferred
$500,000
2029 43
Deferred
$500,000
2030 44
Deferred
$500,000
2031 45
Deferred
$1,000,000
Total
$55,523,958
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2006
20
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
2010
24
$187,996
$187,996
$1,137,996
2012
26
$480,000
$480,000
$1,617,996
2013
27
$491,000
$491,000
$2,108,996
2014
28
$502,000
$502,000
$2,610,996
2015
29
$1,300,000
$1,300,000
$3,910,996
2016
30
$1,300,000
$1,300,000
$5,210,996
2017
31
$2,100,000
$2,100,000
$7,310,996
2018
32
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
$14,310,996
2019
33
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$22,310,996
2020
34
$2,962,963
$2,962,962
$25,273,958
2021
35
$7,150,000
$850,000
$75,044
$924,956
$7,225,044
$1,774,956
$32,499,002
$34,273,958
2022
36
$4,000,000
$3,000,000
$1,000,000
$5,000,000
$3,000,000
$39,273,958
$42,273,958
2023
37
$3,750,000
$1,000,000
$4,750,000
$47,023,958
2024
38
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$51,523,958
Total
$44,573,959
$4,950,000
$2,000,000
$51,523,958
$51,523,958
2025
39
$500,000
$500,000
2026
40
$500,000
$500,000
2027
41
$500,000
$500,000
2028
42
$500,000
$500,000
2029
43
$500,000
$500,000
2030
44
$500,000
$500,000
2031
45
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
Total
$48,573,959
$4,950,000
$2,000,000
$55,523,958

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $187,996 $950,000 - $1,137,996
7 $13,173,000 - - $13,173,000
3 $11,812,963 $924,956 - $12,737,918
2 $7,150,000 $3,075,044 - $10,225,044
3 $12,250,000 - $2,000,000 $14,250,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2015 COL Apr 26, 2015 - May 14, 2015 Arm
2015 COL May 14, 2015 - Oct 05, 2015 Arm
2016 COL Apr 03, 2016 - Jul 06, 2016 Elbow (Tommy John)
2017 COL May 30, 2017 - Jun 09, 2017 Shoulder
2018 COL May 28, 2018 - Jun 14, 2018 Oblique
  • Jan 27, 2024 Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with New York (NYM)
  • Nov 06, 2023 New York (NYM) declined a $6.75 million option for 2024 (no buyout)
  • Dec 20, 2022 Signed a 2 year $14.5 million contract with New York (NYM)
  • Mar 13, 2022 Signed a 1 year $4 million contract with New York (NYM)
  • Jan 25, 2021 Traded to Boston (BOS) from New York (NYY) with Frank German for future considerations
  • Jan 17, 2019 Signed a 3 year $27 million contract with New York (NYY)
  • Dec 19, 2015 Signed a 3 year $10.4 million extension with Colorado (COL)
  • Jan 27, 2015 Signed a 1 year $1.3 million contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Mar 03, 2014 Signed a 1 year $502k contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Mar 06, 2013 Signed a 1 year $491k contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Apr 03, 2012 Claimed off waivers by Colorado (COL)
  • Jun 13, 2006 Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 06, 2006 Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 1 (#30 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 NYM 36 0 30 21 19 13 47 4 1 2 1 35.0 4.89 1.23 -0.33
2023 NYM 65 0 46 24 22 29 62 7 1 7 12 61.7 3.21 1.22 1.21
2022 NYM 67 0 48 15 15 16 79 6 5 3 3 65.7 2.06 0.98 2.26
2021 BOS 69 0 55 31 29 35 71 5 7 3 11 62.0 4.21 1.45 0.77
2020 NYY 24 0 20 12 12 9 25 2 2 3 0 18.3 5.89 1.58 -0.14
2019 NYY 73 0 47 17 14 40 88 5 6 5 2 66.3 1.90 1.31 2.27
2018 COL 75 0 41 25 21 36 112 5 6 4 6 77.7 2.43 0.99 0.00
2017 COL 63 0 48 30 30 39 63 8 2 3 0 53.3 5.06 1.63 0.30
2016 COL 34 0 18 9 8 7 35 3 1 3 7 26.8 2.69 0.93 0.96
2015 COL 10 0 3 0 0 2 13 0 1 0 3 10.3 0.00 0.48 0.82
2014 COL 75 0 67 26 26 16 70 6 1 4 1 65.0 3.60 1.28 1.32
2013 COL 51 0 73 27 23 31 78 5 1 3 0 78.3 2.64 1.33 2.30
2012 COL 53 0 76 42 40 34 81 9 5 1 0 79.0 4.56 1.39 1.04
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