Bartolo Colon

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Texas Rangers Starting Pitcher Age: 48-209d Exp: 19.061 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Dominican Republic Agent(s): (Wasserman Media Group)

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  • Current Contract

    Bartolo Colon signed a 1 year / $1,750,000 contract with the Texas Rangers, including $1,750,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,750,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,750,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 45 $1,750,000 $700,000 $2,450,000 $2,450,000 $2,450,000($2,450,000)
    2019 Free Agent Year 46 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Innings Pitched Incentives: 
      $100,000 each for 90, 100, 110, 120
      $150,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180
    • Opt-out available on 3/24
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2017Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $12,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $535,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $535,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,250,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2014-2015

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $20,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $900,000
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,000,000
    Free Agent: 2010 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,250,000
    Free Agent: 2009 / UFA

    2004-2007

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $51,000,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $12,750,000
    Free Agent: 2008 / UFA

    1999-2003

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $9,250,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $2,312,500
    Free Agent: 2004 / UFA

    1998-1998

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $180,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $180,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1997-1997

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $150,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $150,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1993-1993Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1993 Player Cash Earnings - $30,000 - $30,000
    1997 Player Cash Earnings $150,000 - - $150,000
    1998 Player Cash Earnings $180,000 - - $180,000
    1999 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $500,000 - $1,000,000
    2000 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 $8,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings AL CY YOUNG $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - $900,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 - $50,000 $7,300,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $222,148 - - $222,148
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - $700,000 $2,450,000
    Est. Earnings
    (21 seasons)
    $107,702,148 $8,530,000 $750,000 $116,982,148
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,330,000 $530,000 - $4,860,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $43,000,000 $8,000,000 - $51,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - $900,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $27,250,000 - - $27,300,000
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $222,148 - - $222,148
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - - $2,450,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    08/22/2012 Player contract details by year 50 games $546,448 violating MLB drug prevention and treatment program
    50 $546,448
  • Transactions

    Mar 24 2018Released by Texas (TEX)
    Feb 4 2018Signed a minor league contract with Texas (TEX)
    Jul 9 2017Signed a minor league contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Jul 5 2017Released by Atlanta (ATL)
    Nov 11 2016Signed a 1 year $12.5 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Dec 16 2015Signed a 1 year $7.25 million contract with New York (NYM)
    Dec 11 2013Signed a 2 year $20 million contract with New York (NYM)
    Nov 3 2012Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Jan 16 2012Signed a 1 year $2 contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Jan 26 2011Signed a 1 year $900k contract with New York (NYY)
    Jan 26 2011Signed a minor league contract with New York (NYY)
    Sep 16 2009Released by Chicago (CWS)
    Jan 15 2003Traded to Chicago (CHW) from Montreal (MTL) with Jorge Nunez for Rocky Biddle, Orlando Hernandez and Jeff Liefer
    Jun 27 2002Traded to Montreal (MTL) from Cleveland (CLE) with Tim Drew for Cliff Lee, Brandon Phillips, Grady Sizemore and Lee Stevens
    Jun 26 1993Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Bartolo Colon, and the financial implications.

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2018 TEX 29 24 146.1 172 97 94 25 81 32 7 12 0 5.78 1.346 0.53
    2017 MIN 28 28 143.0 192 112 103 35 89 28 7 14 0 6.48 1.587 -2.14
    2016 NYM 34 33 191.2 200 81 73 32 128 24 15 8 0 3.43 1.21 3.06
    2015 NYM 33 31 194.2 217 94 90 24 136 25 14 13 0 4.16 1.238 1.2
    2014 NYM 31 31 202.1 218 97 92 30 151 22 15 13 0 4.09 1.226 0.45
    2013 OAK 30 30 190.1 193 60 56 29 117 14 18 6 0 2.65 1.166 5.72
    2012 OAK 24 24 152.1 161 62 58 23 91 17 10 9 0 3.43 1.208 2.67
    2011 NYY 29 26 164.1 172 85 73 40 135 21 8 10 0 4.00 1.29 1.44
    2009 CHW 12 12 62.1 69 42 29 21 38 13 3 6 0 4.19 1.444 0.16
    2008 BOS 7 7 39.0 44 23 17 10 27 5 4 2 0 3.92 1.385 0.12
    Totals 315 303 1846.0 2,028 944 858 348 1,239 246 128 113 0 4.18 1.287 13.21