Johnny Cueto
Starting Pitcher
Experience: 12 Years
Contract: 6 yr(s) / $130,000,000 Signing Bonus $5,000,000 Average Salary$21,666,667 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
2016 Contract details by year 30 $15,000,000 $2,500,000 $17,500,000
2017 Contract details by year 31 $21,000,000 $2,500,000 $23,500,000
2018 Contract details by year 32 $21,000,000 - $21,000,000
2019 Contract details by year 33 $21,000,000 - $21,000,000
2020 Contract details by year 34 $21,000,000 - $21,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 35 $21,000,000 - $21,000,000
2022 Contract details by year 36 $22,000,000 - $22,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • Opt Out available after 2017 ($46M guaranteed)
  • 2022 Club Option: $5 million buyout (guaranteed even w/ the opt-out)
  • Trade Assignment Bonus: $500,000 first time, $1M per time after
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2004 Player Cash Earnings - $35,000 - $35,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 - - $390,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $418,000 - - $418,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $445,000 - - $445,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,400,000 - - $3,400,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $5,400,000 - - $5,400,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $7,400,000 - - $7,400,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,025,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,879,781 - - $3,879,781
2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,120,219 - - $6,120,219
2016 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 $1,000,000 - $22,000,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 $1,000,000 - $22,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 $1,000,000 - $22,000,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,777,778 $1,000,000 - $8,777,778
2021 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 $1,000,000 - $22,000,000
13 seasons $144,230,778 $5,035,000 - $149,290,778

Cap Hit

#12
Starting Pitcher
#2
San Francisco Giants
#33
MLB

AAV

#5
Starting Pitcher
#30
MLB

Cash

#5
Starting Pitcher
#20
MLB
  • Nov 5 2017

    Exercised a 4 year $89 million player option with San Francisco (SF)

  • Dec 14 2015

    Signed a 6 year $130 million contract with San Francisco (SF)

  • Jul 26 2015

    Traded to Kansas City (KC) from Cincinnati (CIN) for John Lamb|11785, Brandon Finnegan, Cody Reed and cash considerations

  • Oct 29 2014

    Cincinnati (CIN exercised a $10 million option for 2015

  • Jan 26 2011

    Signed a 4 year $27 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)

  • Mar 9 2010

    Signed a 1 year $445k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)

  • Feb 27 2009

    Signed a 1 year $418k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)

  • Mar 16 2004

    Signed a contract with Cincinnati (CIN)