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Paul Goldschmidt

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1st Base Age: 32 Exp: 8.059 Years
Drafted: Round 8 (#246 overall), 2009 College: Texas State Agent(s): (Excel Sports Management)

Cardinals – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Paul Goldschmidt signed a 5 year / $130,000,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including a $20,000,000 signing bonus, $130,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $26,000,000. In 2020, Goldschmidt will earn a base salary of $22,000,000 and a signing bonus of $4,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $26,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $130,000,000
    Signing Bonus $20,000,000
    Average Salary $26,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $14,500,000 - $1,000,000 $15,500,000 $15,500,000 $14,500,000($14,500,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 32 $22,000,000 $4,000,000 - $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000($40,500,000)
    2021 Contract details by year 33 $22,000,000 $4,000,000 - $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000($66,500,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 34 $22,000,000 $4,000,000 - $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000($92,500,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 35 $22,000,000 $4,000,000 - $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000($118,500,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 36 $22,000,000 $4,000,000 - $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000($144,500,000)
    2025 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • All Star: $250,000
    • Gold Glove: $250,000
    • NL MVP: $1.5M
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2019

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $32,000,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $6,400,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 26 $1,000,000 $100,000 - $1,100,000 $1,100,000($1,100,000)
    2015 Contract details by year 27 $3,000,000 $100,000 - $3,100,000 $3,100,000($4,200,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 28 $5,750,000 $100,000 - $5,850,000 $5,850,000($10,050,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 29 $8,750,000 $100,000 - $8,850,000 $8,850,000($18,900,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 30 $11,000,000 $100,000 - $11,100,000 $11,100,000($30,000,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $14,500,000 - $1,000,000 $15,500,000 $15,500,000($45,500,000)
    • 2019 Club Option includes $2 million buyout
    • Trade Assignment Bonus: $1M (earned in 2019)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $95,000 - $95,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $482,000 - - $482,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $100,000 - $1,100,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $100,000 - $3,100,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,750,000 $100,000 - $5,850,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $8,750,000 $100,000 - $8,850,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 $100,000 - $11,100,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - $14,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $45,396,000 $595,000 - $45,991,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 $4,000,000 - $26,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 $4,000,000 - $26,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 $4,000,000 - $26,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 $4,000,000 - $26,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 $4,000,000 - $26,000,000
    $155,396,000 $20,595,000 - $175,991,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $30,896,000 $595,000 - $31,491,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - $14,500,000
    * denotes deferred payment

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Paul Goldschmidt, and the financial implications.

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Paul Goldschmidt 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
    2019 STL 161 155 597 97 155 25 1 34 97 78 3 166 .260 .346 .476 .822 2.82
    2018 ARI 158 156 593 95 172 35 5 33 83 90 7 173 .290 .389 .533 .922 5.41
    2017 ARI 155 152 558 117 166 34 3 36 120 94 18 147 .297 .404 .563 .967 5.8
    2016 ARI 158 158 579 106 172 34 3 24 95 110 32 150 .297 .411 .491 .902 4.73
    2015 ARI 159 157 567 103 182 38 2 33 110 118 21 151 .321 .435 .570 1.005 8.69
    2014 ARI 109 108 406 75 122 39 1 19 69 64 9 110 .300 .396 .542 .938 4.56
    2013 ARI 160 158 602 103 182 36 3 36 125 99 15 145 .302 .401 .551 .952 7.13
    2012 ARI 145 136 514 82 147 43 1 20 82 60 18 130 .286 .359 .490 .849 3.43
    2011 ARI 48 41 156 28 39 9 1 8 26 20 4 53 .250 .333 .474 .807 0.38
    Totals 1,253 1,221 4,572 806 1,337 293 20 243 807 733 127 1,225 0.292 0.391 0.525 0.916 42.95
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