James McCann
Catcher
Drafted: Round 2 (#76 overall), 2011
Experience: 9.028 Years
College: Arkansas
Contract: 4 yr(s) / $40,600,000 Signing Bonus $600,000 Average Salary$10,150,000 Free Agent:2025 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
2021 Contract details by year 30 $8,000,000 $150,000 $8,150,000
2022 Contract details by year 31 $8,000,000 $150,000 $8,150,000
2023 Contract details by year 32 $12,000,000 $150,000 $12,150,000
2024 Contract details by year 33 $12,000,000 $150,000 $12,150,000
Contract Notes:
  • WS MVP: $100,000
  • MVP: $50,000 ($25,000 for 2nd, $10,000 for 3rd)
  • $50,000 each for Gold Glove, All-Star, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP
  • Mets paying $9.5M each of 2023/2024 per the trade to Baltimore (12/21/22)
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2011 Player Cash Earnings - $577,900 - $577,900
2014 Player Cash Earnings $79,234 - - $79,234
2015 Player Cash Earnings $507,500 - - $507,500
2016 Player Cash Earnings $519,500 - - $519,500
2017 Player Cash Earnings $552,100 - - $552,100
2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,375,000 - - $2,375,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $600,000 - $8,600,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
2023 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
2024 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
2024 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
13 seasons $48,533,334 $1,177,900 - $49,711,234

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MLB
  • Dec 21 2022

    Traded to Baltimore (BAL) from New York (NYM) for Luis De La Cruz

  • Dec 12 2020

    Signed a 4 year $40.6 million contract with New York (NYM)

  • Dec 2 2019

    Signed a 1 year $5.4 million contract with Chicago (CHW), avoiding arbitration

  • Dec 15 2018

    Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with Chicago (CHW)

  • Nov 30 2018

    Non-Tendered by Detroit (DET)

  • Jan 11 2018

    Signed a 1 year $2.375 million contract with Detroit (DET), avoiding arbitration

  • Feb 24 2017

    Signed a 1 year $552,100 contract with Detroit (DET)

  • Mar 4 2016

    Signed a 1 year $519,500 contract with Detroit (DET)

  • Mar 1 2015

    Signed a 1 year $507,500 contract with Detroit (DET)

  • Aug 9 2011

    Signed a contract with Detroit (DET)

  • Jun 7 2011

    Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 2 (#76 overall)