Kirby Yates
Relief Pitcher
Experience: 9.021 Years
College: Yavapai JC (AZ)
Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,500,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$4,500,000 Free Agent:2025 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2024 Contract details by year 36 $4,500,000 $4,500,000
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2014 Player Cash Earnings $311,475 - - $311,475
2015 Player Cash Earnings $187,746 - - $187,746
2016 Player Cash Earnings $363,610 - - $363,610
2017 Player Cash Earnings $535,000 - - $535,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,923 - - $2,923
2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,062,500 - - $1,062,500
2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,062,500 - - $3,062,500
2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,615,741 - - $2,615,741
2021 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
2023 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
2024 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
13 seasons $26,391,495 - - $26,391,495

Cap Hit

#50
Relief Pitcher
#13
Texas Rangers
#283
MLB

AAV

#46
Relief Pitcher
#293
MLB

Cash

#46
Relief Pitcher
#276
MLB
  • Dec 5 2023

    Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with Texas (TEX)

  • Nov 6 2023

    Atlanta (ATL) declined $5.75 million option for 2024 ($1.25M buyout)

  • Nov 29 2021

    Signed a 2 year $8.25 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)

  • Jan 19 2021

    Signed a 1 year $5.5 million contract with Toronto (TOR)

  • Jan 10 2020

    Signed a 1 year $7.0625 million contract with San Diego (SD), avoiding arbitration

  • Jan 11 2019

    Signed a 1 year $3.0625 million contract with San Diego (SD), avoiding arbitration

  • Jan 12 2018

    Signed a 1 year $1.0625 million contract with San Diego (SD), avoiding arbitration

  • Apr 26 2017

    Claimed off waivers by San Diego (SD)

  • Oct 6 2016

    Claimed off waivers by Los Angeles (LAA)

  • Mar 4 2016

    Signed a 1 year $511,900 contract with New York (NYY)

  • Jan 8 2016

    Traded to New York (NYY) from Cleveland (CLE) for cash considerations

  • Nov 25 2015

    Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Tampa Bay (TB) for cash considerations

  • Mar 3 2015

    Signed a 1 year $512,800 contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Nov 20 2013

    Contract purchased by Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Jun 19 2009

    Signed a contract with Tampa Bay (TB)