Yusei Kikuchi

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Seattle Mariners Starting Pitcher Age: 30-4d Exp: 2 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Country: Japan Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)

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  • Current Contract

    Yusei Kikuchi signed a 3 year / $43,000,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $43,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $14,333,333. In 2022, Kikuchi will earn a base salary of $13,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $14,500,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $43,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $14,333,333
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $8,000,000 $1,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $14,000,000($14,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $14,000,000 $1,500,000 $15,500,000 $6,685,185 $5,185,185($19,185,185)
    2021 Contract details by year 30 $15,000,000 $1,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $15,000,000($34,185,185)
    2022 Contract details by year 31 $13,000,000 $1,500,000 $14,500,000 $14,500,000 $14,500,000 $13,000,000($47,185,185)
    2023 Contract details by year 32 $16,500,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000($63,685,185)
    2024 Contract details by year 33 $16,500,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000($80,185,185)
    2025 Contract details by year 34 $16,500,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000($96,685,185)
    2026 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Mariners can option a 4 year $66M extension from 2022 - 2025 after the 2021 season ($16.5M per year).
    • If the club extension is declined, 2022 becomes a $13M player option, player has until the 5th day after the 2021 World Series to exercise
    • Mariners paid a $10.275M posting fee for his rights
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $6,000,000 - $14,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,185,185 - - $5,185,185
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (3 seasons)
    $28,185,185 $6,000,000 - $34,185,185
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
    $90,685,185 $6,000,000 - $96,685,185
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $28,185,185 $6,000,000 - $34,185,185
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Jan 1 2019Signed a 3 year $43 million contract with Seattle (SEA), including a 4 year $66M club extension available

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Yusei Kikuchi, and the financial implications.

  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Yusei Kikuchi ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2021 SEA 29 29 157.0 145 82 77 62 163 27 7 9 0 4.41 1.318 1.74
    2020 SEA 9 9 47.0 41 27 27 20 47 3 2 5 0 5.17 1.298 0.11
    2019 SEA 32 32 161.2 195 109 98 50 116 36 6 11 0 5.46 1.515 0.39
    Totals 70 70 365.2 381 218 202 132 326 66 15 25 0 4.97 1.403 2.24