Brandon Belt

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San Francisco Giants 1st Base Age: 33-239d Exp: 10.128 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Drafted: Round 5 (#147 overall), 2009 College: Texas Agent(s): J.D. Smart (Excel Sports Management)
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  • Current Contract

    Brandon Belt signed a 1 year / $18,400,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants, including $18,400,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $18,400,000. In 2022, Belt will earn a base salary of $18,400,000, while carrying a total salary of $18,400,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $18,400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $18,400,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 34 $18,400,000 $18,400,000 $18,400,000 $18,400,000 $18,400,000($18,400,000)
    2023 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2021

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $72,800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,560,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,600,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,900,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $531,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $531,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $481,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $481,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $414,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $414,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $200,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $200,000 - $200,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $481,000 - - $481,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $531,500 - - $531,500
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,900,000 - - $2,900,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,600,000 - - $3,600,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,200,000 - - $6,200,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,800,000 $6,000,000 - $8,800,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,925,926 - - $5,925,925
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $70,852,426 $6,200,000 - $77,052,425
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $18,400,000 - - $18,400,000
    $89,252,426 $6,200,000 - $95,452,425
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    11 seasons Player Cash Earnings $70,852,426 $6,200,000 - $77,052,425
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 17 2021Signed a 1 year $18.4 million Qualifying Offer contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Nov 7 2021San Francisco (SF) extended a 1 year $18.4 million Qualifying Offer
    Apr 14 2016Signed a 5 year $72.8 million extension with San Francisco (SF)
    Feb 10 2016Signed a 1 year $6.2 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Feb 2 2015Signed a 1 year $3.6 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Feb 19 2014Signed a 1 year $2.9 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Mar 1 2013Signed a 1 year $531,500 contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Jun 15 2009Signed a contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Jun 10 2009Drafted by San Francisco (SF): Round 5 (#147 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Brandon Belt, and the financial implications.

  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Brandon Belt ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2021 SF 97 85 325 65 89 14 2 29 59 48 3 103 .274 .378 .597 .975 2.65
    2020 SF 51 41 149 25 46 13 1 9 30 30 0 36 .309 .425 .591 1.016 1.95
    2019 SF 157 135 526 76 123 32 3 17 57 83 4 127 .234 .339 .403 .742 0.58
    2018 SF 112 103 399 50 101 18 2 14 46 49 4 107 .253 .342 .414 .756 2.7
    2017 SF 104 99 382 63 92 27 3 18 51 66 2 104 .241 .355 .469 .824 2.96
    2016 SF 156 149 542 77 149 42 8 17 82 104 1 148 .275 .394 .476 .870 4.59
    2015 SF 137 130 492 73 138 33 5 18 68 56 9 147 .280 .356 .478 .834 3.69
    2014 SF 61 56 214 30 52 8 0 12 27 18 3 64 .243 .306 .449 .755 0.95
    2013 SF 150 132 509 76 147 39 4 17 67 52 5 125 .289 .360 .481 .841 4.19
    2012 SF 145 106 411 47 113 27 6 7 56 54 12 106 .275 .360 .421 .781 2.77
    2011 SF 63 50 187 21 42 6 1 9 18 20 3 57 .225 .306 .412 .718 0.88
    Totals 1,233 1,086 4,136 603 1,092 259 35 167 561 580 46 1,124 0.264 0.358 0.465 0.823 27.91
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 3 yrs, $51,309,395
    • Avg. Salary: $17,103,132
    • MLB Rank: 48
    • 1B Rank: 4

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2022
    • Avg. Salary: $14,560,000
    • MLB Rank: 72
    • 1B Rank: 6

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Matt Carpenter 2 $39,000,000 $19,500,000 33
    Jose Abreu 3 $50,000,000 $16,666,667 32
    Carlos Santana 2 $17,500,000 $8,750,000 34
    Paul Goldschmidt 5 $130,000,000 $26,000,000 31
    Averages 3 $59,125,000 $19,708,333 32.5


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Belt's current age (33), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $52,778,847 $17,592,949


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Belt statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Hits, Runs Batted In, Strikeouts, Batting Average, On-base Plus Slugging

    Player GP% H/GM RBI/GM SO/GM AVG OPS
    Matt Carpenter 2017-2018, STL 92.9 0.88 0.5 0.94 0.250 0.868
    Jose Abreu 2018-2019, CHW 88.85 1.09 0.7 0.91 0.275 0.818
    Carlos Santana 2019-2020, KC 98.65 0.92 0.56 0.69 0.259 0.855
    Paul Goldschmidt 2018-2019, STL 98.46 1.03 0.56 1.06 0.275 0.872
    Average 94.72 0.98 0.58 0.90 0.26 0.85
    Brandon Belt 2020-2021 66.99 0.88 0.59 0.95 0.279 0.970
    % Change -29.28% -10.20% 1.72% -5.56% 7.31% 14.12%
    Median Prime % Change -1.92%
    Average Prime % Change -3.65%


    Brandon Belt's Calculated Market Value

    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
    3 years, $51,309,395 $17,103,132