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Bryce Harper Embed This NEW

Center Field Age: 26 Exp: 5.159 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2010 College: Southern Nevada Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
Player Status: Inactive

  • Previous Contracts

    2017-2018

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $35,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $17,625,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 24 $13,625,000 $100,000 $13,725,000 $13,725,000($13,725,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 25 $21,625,000 $100,000 $21,725,000 $21,725,000($35,450,000)
    • 2018 NL MVP Incentive:
      1st: $1,000,000
      2nd: $500,000
      3rd: $250,000
      4th: $150,000
      5th: $100,000
    • $100,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $2,500,000 - $3,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $1,250,000 - $1,750,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 $1,250,000 - $2,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 $1,250,000 $500,000 $2,650,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,625,000 - $100,000 $13,725,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $21,625,000 - $100,000 $21,725,000
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $45,400,000 $6,250,000 $700,000 $52,350,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/30/2017 Player contract details by year Fighting 3 games - Role in a brawl against San Francisco (SF)
    05/11/2016 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official 1 game - Verbally abusing officials
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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 WSH 160 155 550 103 137 34 0 34 100 130 13 169 .249 .393 .496 .889 1.3
    2017 WSH 111 109 420 95 134 27 1 29 87 68 4 99 .319 .413 .595 1.008 4.67
    2016 WSH 147 142 506 84 123 25 2 24 86 108 23 117 .243 .373 .443 .816 1.51
    2015 WSH 153 153 521 118 172 38 1 42 99 124 7 131 .330 .460 .649 1.109 10.01
    2014 WSH 100 94 352 41 96 10 2 13 32 38 2 104 .273 .344 .423 .767 1.1
    2013 WSH 118 114 424 71 116 24 3 20 58 61 11 94 .274 .368 .486 .854 3.65
    2012 WSH 139 133 533 98 144 26 9 22 59 56 18 120 .270 .340 .477 .817 5.18
    Totals 928 900 3,306 610 922 184 18 184 521 585 78 834 0.279 0.388 0.512 0.900 27.42
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 10 yrs, $310,532,371
    • Avg. Salary: $31,053,237
    • MLB Rank: 2
    • CF Rank: 1

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2019
    • Avg. Salary: $17,625,000
    • MLB Rank: 46
    • CF Rank: 2

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Bryce Harper to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Miguel Cabrera 8 $248,000,000 $31,000,000 30
    Yoenis Cespedes 4 $110,000,000 $27,500,000 31
    Giancarlo Stanton 13 $325,000,000 $25,000,000 25
    Mike Trout 6 $144,500,000 $24,083,333 22
    Averages 7.8 $206,875,000 $26,693,548 27


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Harper's current age (26), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    10 $278,092,840 $27,809,284


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Harper statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Runs, Hits, Runs Batted In, Strikeouts, Batting Average, On-base Plus Slugging

    Player R/GM H/GM RBI/GM SO/GM AVG OPS
    Miguel Cabrera 2014-2015, DET 0.59 1.21 0.67 0.72 0.323 0.931
    Yoenis Cespedes 2015-2016, NYM 0.59 1.1 0.66 0.86 0.287 0.879
    Giancarlo Stanton 2013-2014, MIA 0.58 1 0.64 1.19 0.271 0.904
    Mike Trout 2013-2014, LAA 0.71 1.16 0.66 1.02 0.305 0.964
    Average 0.62 1.12 0.66 0.95 0.30 0.92
    Bryce Harper 2017-2017 0.86 1.21 0.78 0.89 0.319 1.008
    % Change 38.71% 8.04% 18.18% 6.32% 6.33% 9.57%
    Median Prime % Change 8.81%
    Average Prime % Change 14.53%


    Bryce Harper's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    10 years, $310,532,371 $31,053,237
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