Gerrit Cole
Starting Pitcher
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2011
Experience: 7.111 Years
College: California-Los Angeles
Contract: 9 yr(s) / $324,000,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$36,000,000 Free Agent:2029 / UFA
Year   Age Status Base Salary Total Salary
2020 Contract details by year 30 $36,000,000 $36,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 31 $36,000,000 $36,000,000
2022 Contract details by year 32 $36,000,000 $36,000,000
2023 Contract details by year 33 $36,000,000 $36,000,000
2024 Contract details by year 34 $36,000,000 $36,000,000
2025 Contract details by year 35 $36,000,000 $36,000,000
2026 Contract details by year 36 $36,000,000 $36,000,000
2027 Contract details by year 37 $36,000,000 $36,000,000
2028 Contract details by year 38 $36,000,000 $36,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • Full No Trade Clause
  • Player Opt-out available after 2024, if exercised Yankees can counter with a 1 year $36M extension
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2011 Player Cash Earnings - $9,000,000 - $9,000,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $297,213 - - $297,213
2014 Player Cash Earnings $512,500 - - $512,500
2015 Player Cash Earnings $531,000 - - $531,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $548,000 - - $548,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 - - $6,750,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $13,333,333 - - $13,333,333
2021 Player Cash Earnings $36,000,000 - - $36,000,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $36,000,000 - - $36,000,000
10 seasons $111,222,046 $9,000,000 - $120,222,046

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  • Dec 11 2019

    Signed a 9 year $324 million contract with New York (NYY)

  • Nov 4 2019

    Houston (HOU) extended a $17.8 million Qualifying Offer

  • Feb 13 2019

    Signed a 1 year $13.5 million contract with Houston (HOU), settling in arbitration

  • Jan 14 2018

    Traded to Houston (HOU) from Pittsburgh (PIT) for Joe Musgrove, Michael Feliz, Colin Moran and Jason Martin

  • Jan 12 2018

    Signed a 1 year $6.75 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT), avoiding arbitration

  • Jan 13 2017

    Signed a 1 year $3.75 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT), avoiding arbitration

  • Feb 29 2016

    Signed a 1 year $548k contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Feb 29 2016

    Signed a 1 year $541k contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Mar 4 2015

    Signed a 1 year $531,000 contract with Pittsbugh (PIT)

  • Mar 3 2014

    Signed a 1 year $512,500 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Aug 15 2011

    Signed a contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Jun 6 2011

    Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 1 (#1 overall)