Zack Greinke
Starting Pitcher
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2002
Experience: 15.057 Years
College: Apopka HS
Contract: 6 yr(s) / $206,500,000 Signing Bonus $18,000,000 Average Salary$34,416,667 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
2016 Contract details by year 32 $31,000,000 $3,000,000 $34,000,000
2017 Contract details by year 33 $31,000,000 $3,000,000 $34,000,000
2018 Contract details by year 34 $31,000,000 $3,000,000 $34,000,000
2019 Contract details by year 35 $31,500,000 $3,000,000 $34,500,000
2020 Contract details by year 36 $32,000,000 $3,000,000 $35,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 37 $32,000,000 $3,000,000 $35,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • $62.5M deferred to 2022-2026, makes present day contract value $193,849,298
  • Limited No Trade (15 team block)
  • Trade Assignment Bonus: $2M (paid by Arizona - 2019)
  • Arizona pays additional $3.3M in 2019, $10.3M in 2020, & $10.3M in 2021
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2002 Player Cash Earnings - $2,475,000 - $2,475,000
2005 Player Cash Earnings $330,500 - - $330,500
2006 Player Cash Earnings $365,000 - - $365,000
2007 Player Cash Earnings $407,000 - - $407,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 - - $1,450,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - $3,900,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 - - $7,250,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 $12,000,000 - $29,000,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $24,000,000 - - $24,000,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 - - $23,000,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 $3,000,000 - $24,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 $3,000,000 - $24,000,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 $3,000,000 - $24,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,537,635 - - $4,537,634
2019 Player Cash Earnings $16,462,365 $3,000,000 - $21,462,365
13 seasons $188,502,500 $26,475,000 - $217,177,499

Cap Hit

#3
Starting Pitcher
#1
Houston Astros
#4
MLB

AAV

#26
Starting Pitcher
#5
MLB

Cash

#26
Starting Pitcher
#87
MLB
  • Jul 31 2019

    Traded to Houston (HOU) from Arizona (ARI) for Corbin Martin, J.B. Bukauskas, Seth Beer and Josh Rojas

  • Dec 4 2015

    Signed a 6 year $206.5 million contract with Arizona (ARI)

  • Nov 6 2015

    Extended a $15.8 million qualiying offer by Los Angeles (LAD)

  • Oct 16 2015

    Exercised an opt-out clause, becoming a free agent with Los Angeles (LAD)

  • Dec 8 2012

    Signed a 6 year $147 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)

  • Jul 27 2012

    Traded to Los Angeles (LAA) from Milwaukee (MIL) for Jean Segura, Ariel Pena and Johnny Heilweg

  • Dec 19 2010

    Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from Kansas City (KC) with Yuniesky Betancourt and cash considerations for Jake Odorizzi, Lorenzo Cain, Alcides Escobar and Jeremy Jeffress

  • Jan 26 2009

    Signed a 4 year $38 million extension with Kansas City (KC)

  • Feb 7 2008

    Signed a 1 year $1.4 million contract with Kansas City (KC)

  • Feb 1 2007

    Signed a 1 year $407k contract with Kansas City (KC)

  • Feb 1 2006

    Signed a 1 year $365k contract with Kansas City (KC)

  • Mar 1 2005

    Signed a 1 year $330,500 contract with Kansas City (KC)

  • Jul 11 2002

    Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)

  • Jun 24 2002

    Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 1 (#6 overall)