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Buster Posey

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San Francisco Giants Catcher Age: 33 Exp: 9.161 Years Throw: Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#5 overall), 2008 College: Florida State Agent(s): Jeff Berry (CAA Sports) Bat: Right

Giants – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Buster Posey signed a 8 year / $159,000,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants, including a $7,000,000 signing bonus, $159,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $19,875,000. In 2020, Posey will earn a base salary of $21,400,000, while carrying a total salary of $22,177,777. Posey's adjusted salary with the San Francisco Giants is $8,703,703

    Contract: 8 yr(s) / $159,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,000,000
    Average Salary $19,875,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2013 Contract details by year 26 $3,000,000 $777,777 $25,000 $3,802,777 $3,802,777 $10,025,000($10,025,000)
    2014 Contract details by year 27 $10,500,000 $777,777 $50,000 $11,327,777 $11,327,777 $10,550,000($20,575,000)
    2015 Contract details by year 28 $16,500,000 $777,777 $75,000 $17,352,777 $17,352,777 $16,575,000($37,150,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 29 $20,000,000 $777,777 $75,000 $20,852,777 $20,852,777 $20,075,000($57,225,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 30 $21,400,000 $777,777 - $22,177,777 $22,177,777 $21,400,000($78,625,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 31 $21,400,000 $777,777 $25,000 $22,202,777 $22,202,777 $21,425,000($100,050,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 32 $21,400,000 $777,777 - $22,177,777 $22,177,777 $21,400,000($121,450,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 33 $21,400,000 $777,777 - $18,555,556 $22,177,777 $8,703,703 -($121,450,000)
    2021 Contract details by year 34 $21,400,000 $777,777 - $22,177,777 $22,177,777 $21,400,000($142,850,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 35 $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $3,000,000($145,850,000)
    2023 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022 Club Option includes $3 million buyout
    • full no-trade protection
    • MVP, WS MVP: $100,000
    • LCS MVP: $75,000
    • Gold Glove, Silver Slugger: $50,000
    • All-Star selection: $25,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2013 Contract details by year 26 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000($8,000,000)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings - $6,200,000 - $6,200,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $575,000 - - $575,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - $175,000 $790,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $7,000,000 $25,000 $10,025,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 - $50,000 $10,550,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - $75,000 $16,575,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - $75,000 $20,075,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $21,400,000 - - $21,400,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $21,400,000 - $25,000 $21,425,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $21,400,000 - - $21,400,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $115,390,000 $13,200,000 $425,000 $129,015,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $21,400,000 - - $21,400,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    $139,790,000 $13,200,000 $425,000 $153,415,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $115,390,000 $13,200,000 - $129,015,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Mar 29 2013Signed an 8 year $159 million extension with San Francisco (SF)
    Jan 18 2013Signed a 1 year $8 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Mar 9 2012Signed a 1 year $615k contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Aug 15 2008Signed a contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Jun 5 2008Drafted by San Francisco (SF): Round 1 (#5 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Buster Posey, and the financial implications.

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Buster Posey 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
    2019 SF 114 101 405 43 104 24 0 7 38 34 0 71 .257 .320 .368 .688 0.94
    2018 SF 106 101 398 47 113 22 1 5 41 45 3 53 .284 .359 .382 .741 2.92
    2017 SF 140 133 494 62 158 34 0 12 67 61 5 66 .320 .400 .462 .862 4.05
    2016 SF 146 138 539 82 155 33 2 14 80 64 6 68 .288 .362 .434 .796 4.94
    2015 SF 150 143 557 74 176 28 0 19 95 56 2 52 .316 .377 .469 .846 5.98
    2014 SF 147 141 547 72 170 28 2 22 89 47 0 69 .311 .364 .490 .854 5.37
    2013 SF 148 140 520 61 153 34 1 15 72 60 2 70 .294 .371 .450 .821 5.34
    2012 SF 148 143 530 78 178 39 1 24 103 69 1 96 .336 .408 .549 .957 7.56
    2011 SF 45 43 162 17 46 5 0 4 21 18 3 30 .284 .368 .389 .757 1.32
    2010 SF 108 105 406 58 124 23 2 18 67 30 0 55 .305 .357 .505 .862 3.86
    2009 SF 7 4 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .118 .118 .118 .236 -0.1
    Totals 1,259 1,192 4,575 595 1,379 270 9 140 673 484 22 634 0.301 0.370 0.456 0.826 42.18
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