Jimmy Nelson
Relief Pitcher
Drafted: Round 2 (#64 overall), 2010
Experience: 5.107 Years
College: Alabama
Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,250,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$1,250,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2020 Contract details by year 30 $750,000 $750,000
2021 Contract details by year 31 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • 2020 Day 1 Roster Bonus: $1M
  • 45 days active in 2020: $500,000
  • 90 days active in 2020: $500,000
  • 2021 club option includes a $500,000 buyout
  • Converts to a $5 million mutual option with 60IP or 40 games in 2020
  • $5M 2021 escalator based on innings pitched (170)
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2010 Player Cash Earnings - $570,600 - $570,600
2013 Player Cash Earnings $74,972 - - $74,972
2014 Player Cash Earnings $215,846 - - $215,846
2015 Player Cash Earnings $511,500 - - $511,500
2016 Player Cash Earnings $522,300 - - $522,300
2017 Player Cash Earnings $547,000 - - $547,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 - - $3,700,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 - - $3,700,000
7 seasons $9,271,618 $570,600 - $9,842,218

Cap Hit

#129
Relief Pitcher
#21
Los Angeles Dodgers
#491
MLB

AAV

#121
Relief Pitcher
#445
MLB

Cash

#121
Relief Pitcher
#488
MLB
  • Jan 7 2020

    Signed a 1 year $1.25 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)

  • Dec 12 2018

    Signed a 1 year $3.7 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration

  • Jan 12 2018

    Signed a 1 year $3.7 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration

  • Feb 24 2017

    Signed a 1 year $547,000 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)

  • Mar 4 2016

    Signed a 1 year $522,300 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)

  • Mar 3 2015

    Signed a 1 year $511,500 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)

  • Jun 23 2010

    Signed a contract with Milwaukee (MIL)

  • Jun 8 2010

    Drafted by Milwaukee (MIL): Round 2 (#64 overall)