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Charlie Morton

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Tampa Bay Rays Starting Pitcher Age: 36 Exp: 11.01 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 3 (#95 overall), 2002 College: Joel Barlow HS Agent(s): Andrew Lowenthal (Jet Sports Management)

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  • Current Contract

    Charlie Morton signed a 2 year / $30,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $15,000,000. In 2020, Morton will earn a base salary of $15,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $15,000,000. Morton's adjusted salary with the Tampa Bay Rays is $5,555,556

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 35 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000($15,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 36 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $5,555,556 $5,555,556($20,555,556)
    2021 Contract details by year 37 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000($35,555,556)
    2022 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2021 vesting option de-escalates based on health through 2020
      30 DL days or less across 2019-20: $15M
      31-90 DL days: $10M
      91-150 days: $5M
      151-200 days: $3M
      200+ days: $1M
      200+ DL days: $1M
    • 2019 Trade Assignment Bonus: $1M
    • 2020 Trade Assignment Bonus: $500,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2018

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $14,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2017-2017

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

    2014-2016

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $21,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2013-2013

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

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,445,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,445,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $441,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $441,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $422,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $422,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $405,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $405,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2002-2002Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $415,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $415,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $415,000 - $415,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - $405,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $422,500 - - $422,500
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $441,000 - - $441,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,445,000 - - $2,445,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $1,875,000 $8,875,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $1,875,000 $8,875,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,555,556 - - $5,555,556
    Est. Earnings
    (12 seasons)
    $61,269,056 $415,000 $3,750,000 $65,434,056
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    $76,269,056 $415,000 $3,750,000 $80,434,056
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $415,000 - $415,000
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $17,713,500 - - $17,713,500
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $17,750,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $20,555,556 - - $20,555,556
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Dec 12 2018Signed a 2 year $30 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB), including a vesting option for 2021
    Nov 16 2016Signed a 2 year $14 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Nov 3 2016Philadelphia (PHI) declined a $9.5M club option for 2017
    Dec 12 2015Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Pittsburgh (PIT) for David Whitehead
    Dec 11 2013Signed a 3 year $21 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Dec 1 2012Signed a 1 year $2 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jan 16 2012Signed a 1 year $2.445 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 3 2011Signed a 1 year $441k contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 2 2010Signed a 1 year $422k contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jun 3 2009Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from Atlanta (ATL) as part of a 3-team trade: Atlanta (ATL) traded Gorkys Hernandez to Los Angeles (LAA); Atlanta (ATL) traded Jeff Locke to Pittsburgh (PIT); Pittsburgh (PIT) traded Nate McLouth to Atlanta (ATL)
    Mar 2 2009Signed a 1 year $405k contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jun 15 2002Signed a contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jun 4 2002Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 3 (#95 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Charlie Morton, and the financial implications.

  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2020 TB 7 7 28.0 31 16 16 7 28 4 1 2 0 5.14 1.357 1
    2019 TB 33 33 194.2 154 71 66 57 240 15 16 6 0 3.05 1.084 5.06
    2018 HOU 30 30 167.0 130 63 58 64 201 18 15 3 0 3.13 1.162 3.47
    2017 HOU 25 25 146.2 125 65 59 50 163 14 14 7 0 3.62 1.193 1.82
    2016 PHI 4 4 17.1 15 8 8 8 19 1 1 1 0 4.15 1.327 0.31
    2015 PIT 23 23 129.0 137 77 69 41 96 13 9 9 0 4.81 1.38 -0.68
    2014 PIT 26 26 157.1 143 76 65 57 126 9 6 12 0 3.72 1.271 0.46
    2013 PIT 20 20 116.0 113 51 42 36 85 6 7 4 0 3.26 1.284 0.51
    2012 PIT 9 9 50.1 62 30 26 11 25 5 2 6 0 4.65 1.45 -0.27
    2011 PIT 29 29 171.2 186 82 73 77 110 6 10 10 0 3.83 1.532 1.89
    2010 PIT 17 17 79.2 112 79 67 26 59 15 2 12 0 7.57 1.732 -2.28
    2009 PIT 18 18 97.0 102 49 49 40 62 7 5 9 0 4.55 1.464 0.62
    2008 ATL 16 15 74.2 80 56 51 41 48 9 4 8 0 6.15 1.621 -1.04
    Totals 257 256 1429.1 1,390 723 649 515 1,262 122 92 89 0 4.09 1.333 10.87
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