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Felix Hernandez Embed This NEW

Relief Pitcher Age: 33 Exp: 13.06 Years
Country: Venezuela Agent(s): Alan Nero, Wil Polidor (Octagon)
  • Current Contract

    Felix Hernandez signed a 7 year / $175,000,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $175,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $25,000,000. In 2019, Hernandez will earn a base salary of $27,000,000 and a signing bonus of $857,142, while carrying a total salary of $27,857,142.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $175,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $25,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2013 Contract details by year 27 $19,000,000 $1,557,142 $50,000 $20,607,142 $20,607,142 $20,607,142($20,607,142)
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $22,000,000 $1,557,142 $50,000 $23,607,142 $23,607,142 $23,607,142($44,214,284)
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $24,000,000 $857,142 $50,000 $24,907,142 $24,907,142 $24,907,142($69,121,426)
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $25,000,000 $857,142 - $25,857,142 $25,857,142 $25,857,142($94,978,568)
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $26,000,000 $857,142 - $26,857,142 $26,857,142 $26,857,142($121,835,710)
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $26,000,000 $857,142 - $26,857,142 $26,857,142 $26,857,142($148,692,852)
    2019 Contract details by year 33 $27,000,000 $857,142 - $25,000,000 $27,857,142 $27,857,142 $27,857,142($176,549,994)
    2020 Contract details by year 34 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 -($176,549,994)
    2020 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • full no-trade protection (earn 10-and-5 rights in July 2015)
    • Full No Trade Protection
    • If Elbow Injury for 120-130 days, add a 2020 Club Option ($1 million)
    • All Star/Gold Glove/LCS MVP: $50,000
    • Cy Young: $200,000
    • WS MVP: $100,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2014

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $78,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,500,000
    Average Salary $15,600,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2010 Contract details by year 24 $6,500,000 $700,000 - $7,200,000 $7,200,000($7,200,000)
    2011 Contract details by year 25 $11,000,000 $700,000 $250,000 $11,950,000 $11,950,000($19,150,000)
    2012 Contract details by year 26 $19,000,000 $700,000 $50,000 $19,750,000 $19,750,000($38,900,000)
    2013 Contract details by year 27 $20,000,000 $700,000 - $20,700,000 $20,700,000($59,600,000)
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $20,500,000 $700,000 - $21,200,000 $21,200,000($80,800,000)
    • Signing Bonus: $3.5 million
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 10 clubs annually
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All-Star, LSC MVP, Gold Glove; $0.1M for WS MVP; $0.2M for Cy Young
    • $500,000 Escalator for 2010 Cy Young
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $710,000 - $710,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $340,000 - - $340,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 - - $420,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - $540,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,800,000 - $75,000 $3,875,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 $700,000 - $7,200,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 $700,000 $250,000 $11,950,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 $700,000 $50,000 $19,750,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 $1,557,142 $50,000 $20,607,142
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 $1,557,142 $50,000 $23,607,142
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $24,000,000 $857,142 $50,000 $24,907,142
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 $857,142 - $25,857,142
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $26,000,000 $857,142 - $26,857,142
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $26,000,000 $857,142 - $26,857,142
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $27,000,000 $857,142 - $27,857,142
    Est. Earnings
    (14 seasons)
    $210,600,000 $10,209,994 $525,000 $221,334,994
    * denotes deferred payment

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Felix Hernandez, and the financial implications.

  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Felix Hernandez ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2019 SEA 13 61.1 72 50 43 19 51 14 1 6 0 6.31 1.484 -0.89
    2018 SEA 29 155.2 159 107 96 59 125 27 7 14 0 5.55 1.4 -1.23
    2017 SEA 16 86.2 86 46 42 26 78 17 6 5 0 4.36 1.292 0.78
    2016 SEA 25 153.0 137 76 65 65 122 19 11 8 0 3.82 1.319 1.42
    2015 SEA 31 201.2 180 80 79 58 191 23 18 9 0 3.53 1.18 4.5
    2014 SEA 34 236.0 170 68 56 46 248 16 15 6 0 2.14 0.915 6.38
    2013 SEA 31 204.1 184 74 68 46 216 15 12 10 0 3.00 1.126 5.28
    2012 SEA 33 232.0 209 84 79 56 223 14 13 9 0 3.07 1.142 5.26
    2011 SEA 33 233.2 218 99 90 67 222 19 14 14 0 3.47 1.22 3.56
    2010 SEA 34 249.2 195 80 63 70 232 17 13 12 0 2.27 1.061 7.12
    2009 SEA 34 238.2 200 81 66 71 217 15 19 5 0 2.49 1.135 6
    2008 SEA 31 200.2 198 85 77 80 175 17 9 11 0 3.45 1.385 3.93
    Totals 414 413 2697.1 2,453 1,140 1,019 795 2,498 258 167 133 0 3.40 1.204 42.11
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