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Buster Posey

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

Restricted List (Personal)

Posey has opted out of taking part in the 2020 season due to personal reasons, and the team has put him on the restricted list as a result.

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  • 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

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    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $615,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $615,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $575,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $575,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,200,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • 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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