Yusei Kikuchi

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Toronto Blue Jays Starting Pitcher Age: 30-347d Exp: 3 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Country: Japan Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)

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  • Current Contract

    Yusei Kikuchi signed a 3 year / $36,000,000 contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, including $36,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,000,000. In 2022, Kikuchi will earn a base salary of $16,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $16,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $36,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 31 $16,000,000 $12,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000($16,000,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 32 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000($26,000,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 33 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000($36,000,000)
    2025 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2025Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $43,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $14,333,333
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $6,000,000 - $14,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,185,185 - - $5,185,185
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (4 seasons)
    $44,185,185 $6,000,000 - $50,185,185
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    $64,185,185 $6,000,000 - $70,185,185
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $28,185,185 $6,000,000 - $34,185,185
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Mar 12 2022Signed a 3 year $36 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
    Nov 3 2021Declined a $13M player option for 2022
    Jan 1 2019Signed a 3 year $43 million contract with Seattle (SEA), including a 4 year $66M club extension available

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Yusei Kikuchi, and the financial implications.

  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Yusei Kikuchi 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
    2022 TOR 8 8 36.1 23 17 14 23 40 4 2 1 0 3.47 1.266 0.25
    2021 SEA 29 29 157.0 145 82 77 62 163 27 7 9 0 4.41 1.318 1.74
    2020 SEA 9 9 47.0 41 27 27 20 47 3 2 5 0 5.17 1.298 0.11
    2019 SEA 32 32 161.2 195 109 98 50 116 36 6 11 0 5.46 1.515 0.39
    Totals 78 78 402.0 404 235 216 155 366 70 17 26 0 4.84 1.391 2.49