Ken Giles

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Seattle Mariners Relief Pitcher Age: 31-2d Exp: 6.133 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 7 (#241 overall), 2011 College: Yavapai JC (AZ) Agent(s): (Rowley Sports Management)

60 Day Injury List (Elbow)

Giles is expected to miss the entire 2021 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his elbow.

Mariners – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Ken Giles signed a 2 year / $7,000,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including a $550,000 signing bonus, $7,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,500,000. In 2021, Giles will earn a base salary of $1,000,000 and a signing bonus of $550,000, while carrying a total salary of $1,275,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $7,000,000
    Signing Bonus $550,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 30 $1,000,000 $275,000 $3,500,000 $1,275,000 $1,275,000 $1,550,000($1,550,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 31 $5,000,000 $275,000 $5,275,000 $5,275,000 $5,000,000($6,550,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 32 $9,500,000 - $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $500,000($7,050,000)
    2024 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2023 club option includes a $500,000 buyout
    • $500,000 each for 30, 40, 50, games finished
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,600,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,300,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,600,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2018-2018Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,066,678
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,066,678
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $550,100
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $550,100
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $528,200
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $528,200
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $519,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $519,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $250,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - $250,000 - $250,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $308,743 - - $308,743
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $519,000 - - $519,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $528,200 - - $528,200
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $550,100 - - $550,100
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,533,322 - - $1,533,322
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,066,678 - - $3,066,678
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $6,300,000 - - $6,300,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,555,556 - - $3,555,556
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $550,000 - $1,550,000
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $17,361,599 $800,000 - $18,161,599
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    $22,861,599 $800,000 - $23,661,599
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $827,743 $250,000 - $1,077,743
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,144,978 - - $4,144,978
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,388,878 - - $11,388,878
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $550,000 - $1,550,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Feb 11 2021Signed a 2 year $7 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Jan 10 2020Signed a 1 year $9.6 million contract with Toronto (TOR), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $6.3 million contract with Toronto (TOR), avoiding arbitration
    Jul 30 2018Traded to Toronto (TOR) from Houston (HOU) with Hector Perez|28189 and David Paulino for Roberto Osuna
    Feb 3 2018Signed a 1 year $4.6 million contract with Houston (HOU), settling in arbitration
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $550,100 contract with Houston (HOU)
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $528,200 contract with Houston (HOU)
    Dec 9 2015Traded to Houston (HOU) from Philadelphia (PHI) with Jonathan Arauz for Vincent Velasquez, Brett Oberholtzer, Mark Appel, Thomas Eshelman and Harold Arauz
    Mar 3 2015Signed a 1 year $519,000 contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Aug 11 2011Signed a contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Jun 7 2011Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 7 (#241 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Ken Giles, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2020 TOR 4 3.2 4 4 4 4 6 2 0 0 1 9.82 2.182 -0.15
    2019 TOR 55 53.0 36 11 11 17 83 5 2 3 23 1.87 1 2.44
    2018 TOR 55 50.1 54 28 26 7 53 6 0 3 26 4.65 1.212 -0.11
    2017 HOU 63 62.2 44 16 16 21 83 4 1 3 34 2.30 1.037 1.92
    2016 HOU 69 65.2 60 32 30 25 102 8 2 5 15 4.11 1.294 -0.23
    2015 PHI 69 70.0 59 23 14 25 87 2 6 3 15 1.80 1.2 1.73
    2014 PHI 44 45.2 25 7 6 11 64 1 3 1 1 1.18 0.788 2.02
    Totals 359 351.0 282 121 107 110 478 28 14 18 115 2.74 1.117 7.62