Kyle Seager

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Seattle Mariners 3rd Base Age: 33-18d Exp: 9.085 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Right
Drafted: Round 3 (#82 overall), 2009 College: North Carolina Agent(s): Andrew Lowenthal (Jet Sports Management)
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  • Current Contract

    Kyle Seager signed a 7 year / $100,000,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including a $3,500,000 signing bonus, $100,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $14,285,714. In 2022, Seager will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $20,000,000.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $100,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,500,000
    Average Salary $14,285,714
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 27 $4,000,000 $500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $7,500,000($7,500,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 28 $7,500,000 $500,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,500,000($15,000,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 29 $10,500,000 $500,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $10,500,000($25,500,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 30 $18,500,000 $500,000 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $18,500,000($44,000,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $19,000,000 $500,000 $19,500,000 $19,500,000 $19,000,000($63,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 32 $19,000,000 $500,000 $19,500,000 $7,537,037 $19,000,000($82,000,000)
    2021 Contract details by year 33 $18,000,000 $500,000 $18,500,000 $18,500,000 $18,000,000($100,000,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 34 $20,000,000 - $15,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $2,000,000($102,000,000)
    2023 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022 contains a $5M escalator based on performance (estimated $20M)
      3,925 plate appearances = $18 million with no buyout.
      4,050 plate appearances = $19 million with a $1 million buyout.
      4,175 plate appearances = $20 million with a $1.5 million buyout
      4,375 plate appearances = $20 million with a $2 million buyout
    • If traded, 2022 becomes a player option
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $540,100
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $540,100
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $510,400
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $510,400
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $484,300
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $484,300
    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) / $436,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $436,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $436,500 - $436,500
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $484,300 - - $484,300
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $510,400 - - $510,400
    2014 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:3B $540,100 - - $540,100
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $3,500,000 - $7,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $18,500,000 - - $18,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 - - $19,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 - - $19,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $98,448,800 $3,936,500 - $102,385,300
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    $100,448,800 $3,936,500 - $104,385,300
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    11 seasons Player Cash Earnings $98,448,800 $3,936,500 - $102,385,300
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 24 2014Signed a 7 year $100 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $540,100 contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Mar 1 2013Signed a 1 year $510,400 contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Feb 27 2012Signed a 1 year $484k contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Jul 7 2011Signed a 1 year $414k contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Jun 15 2009Signed a contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Jun 9 2009Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 3 (#82 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Kyle Seager, and the financial implications.

  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kyle Seager 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 SEA 159 157 603 73 128 29 1 35 101 59 3 161 .212 .285 .438 .723 2.04
    2020 SEA 60 59 203 35 49 12 0 9 40 32 5 33 .241 .355 .433 .788 0.64
    2019 SEA 107 104 393 55 93 19 1 23 63 44 2 86 .237 .318 .466 .784 2.38
    2018 SEA 156 151 583 62 129 36 1 22 78 38 2 138 .221 .273 .400 .673 0.82
    2017 SEA 154 153 578 72 144 33 1 27 88 58 2 110 .249 .323 .450 .773 2.54
    2016 SEA 158 158 597 89 166 36 3 30 99 69 3 108 .278 .359 .499 .858 6.89
    2015 SEA 161 159 623 85 166 37 0 26 74 54 6 98 .266 .328 .451 .779 4.33
    2014 SEA 159 158 590 71 158 27 4 25 96 52 7 118 .268 .334 .454 .788 5.76
    2013 SEA 160 158 613 79 160 32 2 22 69 68 9 120 .261 .339 .427 .766 3.88
    2012 SEA 155 153 594 62 154 35 1 20 86 46 13 110 .259 .316 .423 .739 2.79
    2011 SEA 53 49 182 22 47 13 0 3 13 13 3 36 .258 .312 .379 .691 0.87
    Totals 1,482 1,459 5,559 705 1,394 309 14 242 807 533 55 1,118 0.251 0.321 0.442 0.763 32.94
  • Calculated Market Value

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    • MLB Rank: 0
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    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • 3B Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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

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    Base Calculated Value

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

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Seager statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    Kyle Seager'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.

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