Bartolo Colon
Starting Pitcher
Experience: 19.061 Years
Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,750,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$1,750,000 Free Agent:2019 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
2018 Contract details by year 45 $1,750,000 $700,000 $2,450,000
Contract Notes:
  • Innings Pitched Incentives: 
    $100,000 each for 90, 100, 110, 120
    $150,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180
  • Opt-out available on 3/24
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
1993 Player Cash Earnings - $30,000 - $30,000
1997 Player Cash Earnings $150,000 - - $150,000
1998 Player Cash Earnings $180,000 - - $180,000
1999 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $500,000 - $1,000,000
2000 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
2001 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
2002 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
2003 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
2004 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 $8,000,000 - $17,000,000
2005 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
2006 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
2007 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - $900,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 - - $7,300,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $222,148 - - $222,148
2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - - $2,450,000
21 seasons $107,702,148 $8,530,000 - $116,982,148

Cap Hit

AAV

Cash

  • Mar 24 2018

    Released by Texas (TEX)

  • Feb 4 2018

    Signed a minor league contract with Texas (TEX)

  • Jul 9 2017

    Signed a minor league contract with Minnesota (MIN)

  • Jul 5 2017

    Released by Atlanta (ATL)

  • Nov 11 2016

    Signed a 1 year $12.5 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)

  • Dec 16 2015

    Signed a 1 year $7.25 million contract with New York (NYM)

  • Dec 11 2013

    Signed a 2 year $20 million contract with New York (NYM)

  • Nov 3 2012

    Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Oakland (OAK)

  • Jan 16 2012

    Signed a 1 year $2 contract with Oakland (OAK)

  • Jan 26 2011

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

  • Jan 26 2011

    Signed a minor league contract with New York (NYY)

  • Sep 16 2009

    Released by Chicago (CWS)

  • Jan 15 2003

    Traded to Chicago (CHW) from Montreal (MTL) with Jorge Nunez for Rocky Biddle, Orlando Hernandez and Jeff Liefer

  • Jun 27 2002

    Traded to Montreal (MTL) from Cleveland (CLE) with Tim Drew for Cliff Lee, Brandon Phillips, Grady Sizemore and Lee Stevens

  • Jun 26 1993

    Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE)