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Kurt Suzuki

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Washington Nationals Catcher Age: 37 Exp: 13.113 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 2 (#67 overall), 2004 College: Cal State Fullerton Agent(s): Dan Lozano (MVP Sports Group)

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Nationals – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Kurt Suzuki signed a 2 year / $10,000,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,000,000. In , Suzuki will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a total salary of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 35 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000($4,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 36 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $2,222,222 $2,222,222($6,222,222)
    2021 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2015-2016

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,750,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2013-2013Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,374,590
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,374,590
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,693,989
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,693,989
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2013

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $16,250,000
    Signing Bonus $150,000
    Average Salary $4,062,500
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $410,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $410,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $395,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $395,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2004-2004Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $550,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $550,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $550,000 - $550,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - $395,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $410,000 - - $410,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 $150,000 - $750,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,400,000 - - $3,400,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,693,989 - - $1,693,989
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,693,989 - - $1,693,989
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,374,590 - - $1,374,590
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,374,590 - - $1,374,590
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $650,000 - - $650,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,750,000 - $550,000 $3,300,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - $100,000 $1,600,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - $350,000 $3,850,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,222,222 - - $2,222,222
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $37,564,380 $700,000 $1,000,000 $39,264,380
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,523,579 $700,000 - $9,223,579
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,290,801 - - $9,290,801
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,750,000 - - $15,300,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,450,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 20 2018Signed a 2 year $10 million contract with Washington (WSH)
    Sep 24 2017Signed a 1 year $3.5 million contract extension with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jan 21 2017Signed a 1 year $1.5 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jul 31 2014Signed a 2 year $12 million extension with Minnesota (MIN)
    Dec 21 2013Signed a 1 year $2.75 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Nov 1 2013Oakland (OAK) declined an $8.5 million option for 2014
    Aug 23 2013Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Washington (WSH) with cash considerations for Dakota Bacus
    Aug 3 2012Traded to Washington (WSH) from Oakland (OAK) for David Freitas
    Jul 23 2010Signed a 4 year $16.25 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Feb 26 2009Signed a 1 year $410k contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Feb 28 2008Signed a 1 year $395k contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Jul 16 2004Signed a contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jun 7 2004Drafted by Oakland (OAK): Round 2 (#67 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Kurt Suzuki, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kurt Suzuki 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
    2020 WSH 33 32 111 15 30 8 0 2 17 11 1 19 .270 .349 .396 .745 0.13
    2019 WSH 85 70 280 37 74 11 0 17 63 20 0 36 .264 .324 .486 .810 0.43
    2018 ATL 105 87 347 45 94 24 0 12 50 22 0 43 .271 .332 .444 .776 2.11
    2017 ATL 81 71 276 38 78 13 0 19 50 17 0 39 .283 .351 .536 .887 2.79
    2016 MIN 106 96 345 34 89 24 1 8 49 18 0 48 .258 .301 .403 .704 0.3
    2015 MIN 131 123 433 36 104 17 0 5 50 29 0 59 .240 .296 .314 .610 0.47
    2014 MIN 131 119 452 37 130 34 0 3 61 34 0 46 .288 .345 .383 .728 2.49
    2013 WSH 94 82 285 25 66 13 1 5 32 22 2 35 .232 .290 .337 .627 0.33
    2012 OAK 118 113 408 36 96 20 0 6 43 20 2 73 .235 .276 .328 .604 -0.1
    2011 OAK 134 130 460 54 109 26 0 14 44 38 2 64 .237 .301 .385 .686 1.53
    2010 OAK 131 128 495 55 120 18 2 13 71 33 3 49 .242 .303 .366 .669 0
    2009 OAK 147 140 570 74 156 37 1 15 88 28 8 59 .274 .313 .421 .734 0
    2008 OAK 148 137 530 54 148 25 1 7 42 44 2 69 .279 .346 .370 .716 0
    Totals 1,512 1,391 5,205 567 1,347 283 6 133 699 360 20 678 0.259 0.316 0.392 0.708 10.48
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • yrs, $0
    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • C Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • C Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Suzuki's current age (37), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Suzuki statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    Kurt Suzuki'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.

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