Corbin Burnes

Baltimore Orioles, Starting Pitcher
Age: 29-279d (Oct 22, 1994)
Exp: 5.049 Years
Country: US
College: St. Mary's
Drafted: Round 4 (#111 overall), 2016
Agent(s): CAA Sports
2024 Payroll Salary

$15,637,000

2024 Cash

$15,637,000

Career Earnings

$34,160,071

2024-2024 Arbitration (CURRENT)

Corbin Burnes signed a 1 year , $15,637,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $15,637,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,637,000. In 2024, Burnes will earn a base salary of $15,637,000, while carrying a total salary of $15,637,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $15,637,000
Average Salary:
$15,637,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 29
Arb Avoided
$15,637,000 $15,637,000 6.60% $15,637,000 $15,637,000
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 29 5.049
Arb Avoided
$15,637,000 - - $15,637,000 $15,637,000
2025 30 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29
Arb Avoided
$15,637,000 $15,637,000 $15,637,000 $15,637,000 $15,637,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Arbitration

Corbin Burnes signed a 1 year , $10,010,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $10,010,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,010,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $10,010,000
Average Salary:
$10,010,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2022-2022 Arbitration

Corbin Burnes signed a 1 year , $6,500,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $6,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $6,500,000
Average Salary:
$6,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Corbin Burnes signed a 1 year , $608,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $608,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $608,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $608,000
Average Salary:
$608,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Corbin Burnes signed a 1 year , $570,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $570,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $570,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $570,000
Average Salary:
$570,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Corbin Burnes signed a 1 year , $562,800 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $562,800 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $562,800.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $562,800
Average Salary:
$562,800
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Corbin Burnes signed a 1 year , $545,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $545,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $545,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $545,000
Average Salary:
$545,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Signing Bonus

Corbin Burnes signed a 1 year , $536,400 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $536,400 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $536,400.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $536,400
Average Salary:
$536,400
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$34,160,071

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 21
Signing Bonus
$536,400
$536,400
2018 23
Active
$249,050
$785,450
2019 24
Active
$408,510
$1,193,960
2020 25
Active
$211,111
$1,405,071
2021 26
Active
$608,000
$2,013,071
NL Cy Young All MLB (1st)
2022 27
Active / Arb Avoided
$6,500,000
$8,513,071
2023 28
Active / arbitration-settlement
$10,010,000
$18,523,071
2024 29
Active / Arb Avoided
$15,637,000
$34,160,071
Total      
$34,160,071
$34,160,071
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
21
$536,400
$536,400
$536,400
2018
23
$249,050
$249,050
$785,450
2019
24
$408,510
$408,510
$1,193,960
2020
25
$211,111
$211,111
$1,405,071
2021
26
$608,000
$608,000
$2,013,071
2022
27
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
$8,513,071
2023
28
$10,010,000
$10,010,000
$18,523,071
2024
29
$15,637,000
$15,637,000
$34,160,071
Total
$33,623,671
$536,400
$34,160,071
$34,160,071

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
7 $17,986,671 $536,400 - $18,523,071
1 $15,637,000 - - $15,637,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2019 MIL Jul 15, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019 Shoulder
2021 MIL Apr 29, 2021 - May 13, 2021 COVID-19
  • Feb 01, 2024 Traded to Baltimore (BAL) from Milwaukee (MIL) for Joey Ortiz, D.L. Hall and 2024 2nd round pick (#34)
  • Jan 11, 2024 Signed a 1 year $15.637 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
  • Feb 15, 2023 Signed a 1 year $10.01 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), settling in arbitration
  • Mar 22, 2022 Signed a 1 year $6.5 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 05, 2020 Signed a 1 year $570,000 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $562,800 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Jun 15, 2016 Signed a contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Jun 10, 2016 Drafted by Milwaukee (MIL): Round 4 (#111 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 BAL 20 20 101 38 33 29 116 14 10 4 0 124.7 2.38 1.04 2.87
2023 MIL 32 32 141 77 73 66 200 22 10 8 0 193.7 3.39 1.07 3.51
2022 MIL 33 33 144 73 66 51 243 23 12 8 0 202.0 2.94 0.97 4.28
2021 MIL 28 28 123 47 45 34 234 7 11 5 0 167.0 2.43 0.94 0.09
2020 MIL 12 9 37 15 14 24 88 2 4 1 0 59.7 2.11 1.02 2.12
2019 MIL 32 4 70 52 48 20 70 17 1 5 1 49.0 8.82 1.84 0.07
2018 MIL 30 0 27 11 11 11 35 4 7 0 1 38.0 2.61 1.00 0.02

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 7 years, $165,725,441
  • Avg. Salary: $23,675,063
  • MLB Rank: 38
  • SP Rank: 13

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2025
  • Avg. Salary: $15,637,000
  • MLB Rank: 95
  • SP Rank: 37

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Corbin Burnes to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Carlos Rodon 6 $162,000,000 $27,000,000 30
Aaron Nola 7 $172,000,000 $24,571,429 30
Kevin Gausman 5 $110,000,000 $22,000,000 30
Luis Castillo 5 $108,000,000 $21,600,000 30
Averages 6 $138,000,000 $23,792,857 30.0

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Burnes's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
7 $168,952,434 $24,136,062

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Burnes statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GS/Yr, K/9, BB/9, ERA, IP, WHIP, FIP, WAR

Player GS/Yr K/9 BB/9 ERA IP WHIP FIP WAR
Carlos Rodon
2021-2022
27.50 12.26 2.54 2.63 5.65 0.99 2.45 6.42
Aaron Nola
2022-2023
32.00 9.86 1.68 3.86 6.23 1.06 3.30 4.31
Kevin Gausman
2020-2021
21.50 11.28 2.38 3.22 5.47 1.07 3.04 5.09
Luis Castillo
2021-2022
29.00 9.60 3.14 3.49 5.83 1.22 3.41 4.98
Average 27.50 10.75 2.44 3.30 5.80 1.09 3.05 5.20
Corbin Burnes
2022-2023
32.50 10.06 2.67 3.17 6.09 1.02 3.48 3.94
Pct Change 18.18 -6.42 -9.43 3.94 5.00 6.42 -14.10 -24.23
Median Prime % Change -1.24%
Average Prime % Change -2.58%

Calculated Market Value: Corbin Burnes

After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

Terms Avg. Salary
7 years, $165,725,441 $23,675,063
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