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Adam Wainwright Embed This NEW

Starting Pitcher Age: 37 Exp: 13.027 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#29 overall), 2000 Country: United States Agent(s): Steve Hammond (Aegis Sports Management)
  • Current Contract

    Adam Wainwright signed a 1 year / $2,000,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $2,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $2,000,000. In 2019, Wainwright will earn a base salary of $2,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $2,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 37 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000($2,000,000)
    2020 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Games Started Bonus:
      5: $500,000
      10: $1M
      15: $1M
      20: $1.5M
      25: $2M
      30: $2M
    • Relief Appearances:
      $500,000 each for 35,40,45,50,55,60
    • Games Finished
      $500,000 each for 25, 30
      $600,000 each for 35, 40,45,50,55
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2018

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $97,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $19,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 32 $19,500,000 $50,000 $19,550,000 $19,550,000($19,550,000)
    2015 Contract details by year 33 $19,500,000 - $19,500,000 $19,500,000($39,050,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 34 $19,500,000 $50,000 $19,550,000 $19,550,000($58,600,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 35 $19,500,000 - $19,500,000 $19,500,000($78,100,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 36 $19,500,000 - $19,500,000 $19,500,000($97,600,000)
    • Full No Trade Clause
    • Top 10 Cy Young: $500,000
    • $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, MVP
    • $25,000 for Silver Slugger
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2000 Player Cash Earnings - $1,250,000 - $1,250,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 - - $300,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 - - $316,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $327,000 - - $327,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $410,000 - - $410,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $750,000 - $1,250,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,600,000 - $100,000 $2,700,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,650,000 - $150,000 $4,800,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - $150,000 $12,150,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - $50,000 $19,550,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - $50,000 $19,550,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (16 seasons)
    $136,103,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $138,603,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Adam Wainwright 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
    2019 STL 10 10 52.1 51 29 28 23 41 8 4 4 0 4.82 1.414 0.21
    2018 STL 8 8 40.1 41 21 20 18 40 5 2 4 0 4.46 1.463 0.1
    2017 STL 26 23 123.1 140 73 70 45 96 14 12 5 0 5.11 1.5 0.24
    2016 STL 34 33 198.2 220 108 102 59 161 22 13 9 0 4.62 1.404 0.96
    2015 STL 7 4 28.0 25 7 5 4 20 0 2 1 0 1.61 1.036 0.85
    2014 STL 32 32 227.0 184 64 60 50 179 10 20 9 0 2.38 1.031 6.06
    2013 STL 35 34 241.2 223 83 79 35 219 15 19 9 0 2.94 1.068 6.19
    2012 STL 33 32 198.2 196 96 87 52 184 15 14 13 0 3.94 1.248 0.92
    2010 STL 37 33 230.1 186 68 62 56 213 15 20 11 0 2.42 1.051 6.31
    2009 STL 40 34 233.0 216 75 68 66 212 17 19 8 0 2.63 1.21 6.24
    2008 STL 25 20 132.0 122 51 47 34 91 12 11 3 0 3.21 1.182 2.56
    Totals 387 295 1983.1 1,881 797 740 535 1,660 153 152 89 3 3.36 1.218 30.64
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