Yu Darvish

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San Diego Padres Starting Pitcher (SP SP2) Age: 37-206d Exp: 12 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Japan Agent(s): Joel Wolfe, Nick Chanock (Wasserman)

  • Current Contract

    Yu Darvish signed a 6 year / $108,000,000 contract with the San Diego Padres, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $108,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $18,000,000. In 2024, Darvish will earn a base salary of $15,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $16,000,000.

    2023-2028

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $108,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $18,000,000
    Free Agent: 2029 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2023 Contract details by year 36 11.000 $24,000,000 $1,000,000 $18,000,000 $25,000,000 $25,000,000 $30,000,000($30,000,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 37 12.000 $15,000,000 $1,000,000 $18,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $15,000,000($45,000,000)
    2025 Contract details by year 38 $20,000,000 $1,000,000 $18,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $20,000,000($65,000,000)
    2026 Contract details by year 39 $15,000,000 $1,000,000 $18,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $15,000,000($80,000,000)
    2027 Contract details by year 40 $14,000,000 $1,000,000 $18,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $14,000,000($94,000,000)
    2028 Contract details by year 41 $14,000,000 $1,000,000 $18,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $14,000,000($108,000,000)
    2029 Free Agent Year 42 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2028 Escalator
      $1M per Cy Young (2023-2027)
    • Full No Trade Clause
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2018-2023 Free Agent

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $126,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $21,000,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2017-2017Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,213,133
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,213,133
    Free Agent:

    2012-2017

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $60,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - $850,000 $6,350,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - $1,050,000 $10,550,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - $457,843 $10,457,843
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - $800,000 $10,800,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,786,867 - - $3,786,867
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,213,133 - $50,000 $7,263,133
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings ALL MLB (1ST) $8,148,148 - - $8,148,148
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 - - $23,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $24,000,000 $6,000,000 - $30,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (12 seasons)
    $179,148,148 $6,000,000 $3,207,843 $188,355,991
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2027 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2028 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    $257,148,148 $6,000,000 $3,207,843 $266,355,991
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $52,213,133 - - $55,420,976
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,786,867 - - $3,786,867
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $56,148,148 - - $56,148,148
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $67,000,000 $6,000,000 - $73,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Feb 9 2023Signed a 6 year $108 million contract extension with San Diego (SD)
    Dec 28 2020Traded to San Diego (SD) from Chicago (CHC) with Victor Caratini for Zach Davies, Reginald Preciado, Yeison Santana, Owen Caissie and Ismael Mena
    Oct 31 2019Exercised a 4 year $81 million player option for 2020 with Chicago (CHC)
    Feb 10 2018Signed a 6 year $126 million contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Jul 31 2017Traded to Los Angeles (LAD) from Texas (TEX) for Willie Calhoun, A.J. Alexy and Brendon Davis
    Jan 18 2012Signed a contract with Texas (TEX)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Yu Darvish, and the financial implications.

  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Yu Darvish ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2023 SD 24 24 136.1 134 71 69 43 141 18 8 10 0 4.56 1.298 0.7
    2022 SD 30 30 194.2 148 67 67 37 197 22 16 8 0 3.10 0.95 4.41
    2021 SD 30 30 166.1 138 81 78 44 199 28 8 11 0 4.22 1.094 1.43
    2020 CHC 12 12 76.0 59 18 17 14 93 5 8 3 0 2.01 0.961 2.78
    2019 CHC 31 31 178.2 140 82 79 56 229 33 6 8 0 3.98 1.097 2.98
    2018 CHC 8 8 40.0 36 24 22 21 49 7 1 3 0 4.95 1.425 -0.09
    2017 LAD 31 31 186.2 159 83 80 58 209 27 10 12 0 3.86 1.162 0.63
    2016 TEX 17 17 100.1 81 43 38 31 132 12 7 5 0 3.41 1.116 2.46
    2014 TEX 22 22 144.1 133 54 49 49 182 13 10 7 0 3.06 1.261 3.52
    2013 TEX 32 32 209.2 145 68 66 80 277 26 13 9 0 2.83 1.073 5.58
    2012 TEX 29 29 191.1 156 89 83 89 221 14 16 9 0 3.90 1.28 3.47
    Totals 266 266 1624.1 1,329 680 648 522 1,929 205 103 85 0 3.59 1.140 27.87
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