Wade Miley

Milwaukee Brewers, Starting Pitcher
Age: 37-253d (Nov 13, 1986)
Exp: 12.025 Years
Country: US
College: Southeastern Louisiana
Drafted: Round 1 (#43 overall), 2008
Agent(s): Tom O'Connell (O'Connell Sports Management)
2024 Payroll Salary

$7,000,000

2024 Cash

$8,000,000

Career Earnings

$61,603,762

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Wade Miley signed a 1 year , $8,500,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $8,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000. In 2024, Miley will earn a base salary of $7,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $7,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $8,500,000
Average Salary:
$8,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 37
$7,000,000 $8,500,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000
2025 38
Mutual
$12,000,000 $8,500,000 - - -
2026 39
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 37 12.025
$7,000,000 - - $7,000,000 $8,500,000
2025 38 -
Mutual
$12,000,000 - - $12,000,000 $8,500,000
2026 39 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 37
$7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $3,500,000
2025 38
Mutual
- - - - -
Contract Notes
  • Innings Pitched Incentives
    $250,000 each for 50, 75
    $500,000 for 100
    $750,000 each for 125, 150
  • Limited No Trade Clause: Can block 10 teams
  • Trade Assignment Bonus: $1M
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2024 Free Agent

Wade Miley signed a 1 year , $4,500,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $4,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,500,000. In 2024, Miley will earn, while carrying a total salary of $10,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,500,000
Average Salary:
$4,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2020-2022 Free Agent

Wade Miley signed a 2 year , $15,000,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $15,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $15,000,000
Average Salary:
$7,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Free Agent

Wade Miley signed a 1 year , $4,500,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $4,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,500,000
Average Salary:
$4,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Free Agent(Minor League Contract)

Wade Miley signed a 1 year , $2,500,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $2,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
Average Salary:
$2,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2017 Arbitration Extension

Wade Miley signed a 3 year , $19,250,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $500,000 signing bonus, $19,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,416,667.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $19,250,000
Average Salary:
$6,416,667
Signing Bonus:
$500,000
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2014-2014 Pre-Arb

Wade Miley signed a 1 year , $523,500 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $523,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $523,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $523,500
Average Salary:
$523,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2013-2013 Pre-Arb

Wade Miley signed a 1 year , $500,500 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $500,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $500,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $500,500
Average Salary:
$500,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2012-2012 Pre-Arb

Wade Miley signed a 1 year , $481,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $481,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $481,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $481,000
Average Salary:
$481,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2011-2011 Pre-Arb

Wade Miley signed a 1 year , $414,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $414,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $414,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $414,000
Average Salary:
$414,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2008-2008 Signing Bonus

Wade Miley signed a 1 year , $877,000 contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including $877,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $877,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $877,000
Average Salary:
$877,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$61,603,762

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

8 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2008 21
Signing Bonus
$877,000
$877,000
2011 24
Active
$99,540
$976,540
2012 25
Active
$481,000
$1,457,540
2013 26
Active
$500,500
$1,958,040
2014 27
Active
$523,500
$2,481,540
2015 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$4,000,000
$6,481,540
2016 29
Active
Retained
$2,098,360
$3,901,640
$8,579,900
$12,481,540
2017 30
Active
$8,750,000
$21,231,540
2018 31
Active
Retained
$2,500,000
$500,000
$23,731,540
$24,231,540
2019 32
Active
$5,000,000
$29,231,540
2020 33
Active
$2,222,222
$31,453,762
2021 34
Injured
$8,150,000
$39,603,762
2022 35
Active / Club Exercised
$10,000,000
$49,603,762
2023 36
Active
$4,000,000
$53,603,762
2024 37
Injured
Retained
$7,000,000
$1,000,000
$60,603,762
$61,603,762
Total      
$61,603,762
$60,603,762
$61,603,762
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2008
21
$877,000
$877,000
$877,000
2011
24
$99,541
$99,540
$976,540
2012
25
$481,000
$481,000
$1,457,540
2013
26
$500,500
$500,500
$1,958,040
2014
27
$523,500
$523,500
$2,481,540
2015
28
$3,500,000
$500,000
$4,000,000
$6,481,540
2016
29
$2,098,360
$3,901,640
$2,098,360
$3,901,640
$8,579,900
$12,481,540
2017
30
$8,750,000
$8,750,000
$21,231,540
2018
31
$2,500,000
$500,000
$2,500,000
$500,000
$23,731,540
$24,231,540
2019
32
$4,500,000
$500,000
$5,000,000
$29,231,540
2020
33
$2,222,222
$2,222,222
$31,453,762
2021
34
$8,000,000
$150,000
$8,150,000
$39,603,762
2022
35
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$49,603,762
2023
36
$3,500,000
$500,000
$4,000,000
$53,603,762
2024
37
$7,000,000
$1,000,000
$7,000,000
$1,000,000
$60,603,762
$61,603,762
Total
$59,076,763
$1,377,000
$1,150,000
$61,603,762
$60,603,762
$61,603,762

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $1,604,541 $877,000 - $2,481,540
1 $3,500,000 $500,000 - $4,000,000
3 $11,348,360 - - $11,348,360
1 $3,901,640 - - $3,901,640
3 $14,000,000 - $500,000 $14,500,000
1 $4,500,000 - $500,000 $5,000,000
2 $10,222,222 - $150,000 $10,372,222
1 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2016 SEA Jun 13, 2016 - Jun 29, 2016 Shoulder
2017 BAL Apr 02, 2017 - Apr 09, 2017 Illness
2018 MIL Mar 29, 2018 - May 02, 2018 Groin
2018 MIL May 09, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018 Oblique
2020 CIN Jul 31, 2020 - Aug 12, 2020 Groin
2020 CIN Aug 28, 2020 - Sep 23, 2020 Shoulder
2021 CIN May 21, 2021 - May 31, 2021 Foot
2021 CIN Sep 22, 2021 - Oct 03, 2021 Neck
2022 CHC Apr 04, 2022 - May 10, 2022 Elbow
2022 CHC May 29, 2022 - Sep 06, 2022 Shoulder
2023 MIL May 17, 2023 - Jun 17, 2023 Back
2023 MIL Jul 17, 2023 - Aug 02, 2023 Elbow
2024 MIL Mar 28, 2024 - Apr 10, 2024 Shoulder
2024 MIL Apr 19, 2024 - TBD Elbow
  • Dec 04, 2023 Signed a 1 year contract with Milwaukee (MIL), plus a mutual option for 2025
  • Nov 04, 2023 Declined a $10 million option for 2024 ($1M buyout)
  • Jan 04, 2023 Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), including a $10M option for 2024
  • Nov 07, 2021 Chicago (CHC) exercised a $10 million option for 2022
  • Nov 05, 2021 Claimed off waivers by Chicago (CHC)
  • Dec 16, 2019 Signed a 2 year $15 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jan 31, 2019 Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with Houston (HOU)
  • Feb 15, 2018 Signed a minor league contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Nov 03, 2017 Baltimore (BAL) declined a $12 million club option for 2018
  • Jul 31, 2016 Traded to Baltimore (BAL) from Seattle (SEA) for Ariel Miranda
  • Dec 07, 2015 Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Boston (BOS) with Jonathan Aro for Carson Smith and Roenis Elias
  • Feb 05, 2015 Signed a 3 year $19.25 million contract with Boston (BOS)
  • Dec 13, 2014 Traded to Boston (BOS) from Arizona (ARI) for Rubby De La Rosa, Allen Webster and Raymel Flores
  • Mar 03, 2014 Signed a 1 year $523,500 contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 02, 2013 Signed a 1 year $500,500 contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 03, 2012 Signed a 1 year $481k contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Aug 06, 2011 Signed a 1 year $414k contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Jun 10, 2008 Signed a contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Jun 07, 2008 Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 1 (#43 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 MIL 2 2 6 5 5 4 2 1 0 1 0 7.0 6.43 1.43 -0.10
2023 MIL 23 23 99 44 42 38 79 16 9 4 0 120.3 3.14 1.14 2.55
2022 CHC 9 8 31 20 13 14 28 3 2 2 0 37.0 3.16 1.22 0.12
2021 CIN 30 28 166 64 61 50 125 17 12 7 0 163.0 3.37 1.33 0.29
2020 CIN 6 4 15 10 9 9 12 1 0 3 0 14.3 5.65 1.67 -0.12
2019 HOU 33 33 164 83 74 61 140 23 14 6 0 167.3 3.98 1.35 1.58
2018 MIL 16 16 71 28 23 27 50 3 5 2 0 80.7 2.57 1.22 0.02
2017 BAL 32 32 178 104 98 93 142 25 8 15 0 157.3 5.61 1.72 -0.22
2016 SEA 30 30 187 100 99 49 137 25 9 13 0 166.0 5.37 1.42 -0.44
2015 BOS 32 32 201 98 96 64 147 17 11 11 0 193.7 4.46 1.37 2.32
2014 ARI 33 33 207 103 97 75 183 23 8 12 0 201.3 4.34 1.40 0.70
2013 ARI 34 33 201 88 80 66 147 21 10 10 0 202.7 3.55 1.32 1.37
2012 ARI 32 29 193 79 72 37 144 14 16 11 0 194.7 3.33 1.18 3.11
2011 ARI 8 7 48 20 20 18 25 6 4 2 0 40.0 4.50 1.65 0.03
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