Kyle Seager

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Seattle Mariners 3rd Base Age: 34-39d Exp: 10.085 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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  • Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2022

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $100,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,500,000
    Average Salary $14,285,714
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    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
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $100,448,800 $3,936,500 - $104,385,300
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    12 seasons Player Cash Earnings $100,448,800 $3,936,500 - $104,385,300
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 2 2021Seattle (SEA) declined a $20M option for 2022
    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

    Market Value

    • 3 yrs, $56,856,454
    • Avg. Salary: $18,952,151
    • MLB Rank: 42
    • 3B Rank: 7

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2023
    • Avg. Salary: $14,285,714
    • MLB Rank: 75
    • 3B Rank: 10

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Josh Donaldson 4 $92,000,000 $23,000,000 34
    Matt Carpenter 2 $39,000,000 $19,500,000 33
    Jose Abreu 3 $50,000,000 $16,666,667 32
    Andrew McCutchen 3 $50,000,000 $16,666,667 32
    Averages 3 $57,750,000 $19,250,000 32.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Seager's current age (34), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $63,756,756 $21,252,252


    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: Games Played %, Hits, Runs Batted In, Strikeouts, Batting Average, On-base Plus Slugging , WAR

    Player GP% H/GM RBI/GM SO/GM AVG OPS WAR
    Josh Donaldson 2018-2019, MIN 64.51 0.9 0.56 1 0.255 0.875 7.3
    Matt Carpenter 2017-2018, STL 92.9 0.88 0.5 0.94 0.250 0.868 7.83
    Jose Abreu 2018-2019, CHW 88.85 1.09 0.7 0.91 0.275 0.818 4.12
    Andrew McCutchen 2017-2018, PHI 95.99 0.98 0.49 0.84 0.267 0.820 5.07
    Average 85.56 0.96 0.56 0.92 0.26 0.85 6.08
    Kyle Seager 2020-2021 98.57 0.8 0.67 0.86 0.219 0.747 2.22
    % Change 15.21% -16.67% 19.64% 6.52% -15.77% -12.12% -63.49%
    Median Prime % Change -12.12%
    Average Prime % Change -9.53%


    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.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    3 years, $56,856,454 $18,952,151