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Matt Carpenter Embed This NEW

1st Base Age: 33 Exp: 6.012 Years
Drafted: Round 13 (#399 overall), 2009 College: Texas Christian Agent(s): (Select Sports Group)
  • Current Contract

    Matt Carpenter signed a 6 year / $52,000,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including a $1,500,000 signing bonus, $52,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,666,667. In 2019, Carpenter will earn a base salary of $14,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $14,750,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $52,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,500,000
    Average Salary $8,666,667
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary Adjusted Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $1,000,000 $250,000 $50,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $3,500,000 $250,000 - $3,750,000 $3,750,000
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $6,250,000 $250,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $9,750,000 $250,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $13,500,000 $250,000 - $13,750,000 $13,750,000
    2019 Contract details by year 33 $14,500,000 $250,000 - $14,750,000 $14,750,000
    2020 Contract details by year 34 $18,500,000 - - $18,500,000 $18,500,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2020 Option: $2M buyout
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $504,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $504,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 27 $504,000 $10,000 $514,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $1,000 - $1,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $504,000 - $10,000 $514,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $50,000 $2,550,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,250,000 - - $6,250,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $9,750,000 - - $9,750,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $35,398,000 $1,501,000 $60,000 $36,959,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - $14,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    $51,898,000 $1,501,000 $60,000 $53,459,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Matt Carpenter 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
    2018 STL 156 149 564 111 145 42 0 36 81 102 4 158 .257 .374 .523 .897 4.93
    2017 STL 145 141 497 91 120 31 2 23 69 109 2 125 .241 .384 .451 .835 2.9
    2016 STL 129 125 473 81 128 36 7 21 68 81 0 108 .271 .380 .510 .890 3.51
    2015 STL 154 151 574 101 156 44 3 28 84 81 4 151 .272 .365 .505 .870 4.04
    2014 STL 158 156 595 99 162 33 2 8 59 95 5 111 .272 .375 .375 .750 3.12
    2013 STL 157 154 626 126 199 55 7 11 78 72 3 98 .318 .392 .481 .873 6.49
    2012 STL 114 66 296 44 87 22 5 6 46 34 1 63 .294 .365 .463 .828 1.11
    2011 STL 7 4 15 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 4 .067 .263 .133 .396 -0.23
    .000 .000 .000 .000 0
    Totals 1,020 946 3,640 653 998 264 26 133 485 578 19 818 0.274 0.377 0.471 0.848 25.87
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