Daniel Bard
Relief Pitcher
Drafted: Round 1 (#28 overall), 2006
Experience: 7.103 Years
College: North Carolina
Contract: 2 yr(s) / $19,000,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$9,500,000 Free Agent:2025 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2023 Contract details by year 37 $9,500,000 $9,500,000
2024 Contract details by year 38 $9,500,000 $9,500,000
Contract Notes:
  • Annual Incentives
    $100,000 each for MVP, WS MVP, Cy Young, Reliever of the Year, Comeback Player
    $75,000 for LCS MVP
    $50,000 for 2nd-5th in MVP/Cy Young Vote, 2nd/3rd in Reliever of the Year Vote
    $25,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2006 Player Cash Earnings - $1,550,000 - $1,550,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $254,439 - - $254,439
2013 Player Cash Earnings $50,887 - - $50,887
2020 Player Cash Earnings $208,704 - - $208,703
2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,925,000 - - $2,925,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $4,400,000 - - $4,400,000
2023 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - $9,500,000
2024 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - $9,500,000
7 seasons $26,839,030 $1,550,000 - $28,389,029

Cap Hit

#16
Relief Pitcher
#7
Colorado Rockies
#166
MLB

AAV

#14
Relief Pitcher
#177
MLB

Cash

#14
Relief Pitcher
#164
MLB
  • Jul 30 2022

    Signed a 2 year $19 million contract extension with Colorado (COL)

  • Nov 30 2021

    Signed a 1 year $4.4 million contract with Colorado (COL), avoiding arbitration

  • Dec 15 2020

    Signed a 1 year $2.925 million contract with Colorado (COL), avoiding arbitration

  • Feb 21 2020

    Signed a minor league contract with Colorado (COL)

  • Jan 4 2018

    Retired from Professional Baseball

  • Jun 11 2017

    Signed a minor league contract with New York (NYM)

  • Jan 11 2016

    Signed a 1 year $1 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Jan 17 2015

    Signed a 1 year contract with Chicago (CHC)

  • Feb 1 2014

    Signed a 1 year contract with Texas (TEX)

  • Jan 19 2013

    Signed a 1 year $1.8 million contract with Boston (BOS)

  • Jan 21 2012

    Signed a 1 year $1.61 million contract with Boston (BOS)

  • Mar 8 2011

    Signed a 1 year $505k contract with Boston (BOS)

  • Mar 8 2010

    Signed a 1 year $415k contract with Boston (BOS)

  • May 10 2009

    Contract purchased by Boston (BOS)

  • Sep 5 2006

    Signed a contract with Boston (BOS)

  • Jun 6 2006

    Drafted by Boston (BOS): Round 1 (#28 overall)