Brett Gardner
Left Field
Drafted: Round 3 (#109 overall), 2005
Experience: 11.072 Years
College: Charleston
Contract: 1 yr(s) / $12,500,000 Signing Bonus $2,000,000 Average Salary$12,500,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
2020 Contract details by year 36 $8,000,000 $2,000,000 $10,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 37 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • 2021 option includes a $2.5M buyout
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2005 Player Cash Earnings - $210,000 - $210,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 - - $390,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $452,500 - - $452,500
2011 Player Cash Earnings $529,500 - - $529,500
2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,850,000 - - $3,000,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,600,000 - - $5,600,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 $2,000,000 - $14,000,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
13 seasons $68,536,000 $2,210,000 - $70,896,000

Cap Hit

#11
Center Field
#11
New York Yankees
#134
MLB

AAV

#10
Center Field
#104
MLB

Cash

#10
Center Field
#121
MLB
  • Dec 12 2019

    Signed a 1 year $12.5 million contract with New York (NYY)

  • Oct 31 2018

    Signed a 1 year $7.5 million contract extension with New York (NYY)

  • Oct 31 2018

    New York (NYY) declined a $12.5 million club option for 2019

  • Feb 23 2014

    Signed a 4 year $52 million extension with New York (NYY)

  • Jan 17 2014

    Signed a 1 year $5.6 million contract with New York (NYY)

  • Dec 7 2012

    Signed a 1 year $2.85 million contract with New York (NYY)

  • Jan 20 2012

    Signed a 1 year $2.8 million contract with New York (NYY)

  • Mar 9 2011

    Signed a 1 year $549k contract with New York (NYY)

  • Mar 12 2010

    Signed a 1 year $452k contract with New York (NYY)

  • Feb 25 2009

    SIgned a 1 year $414k contract with New York (NYY)

  • Jun 10 2005

    Signed a contract with New York (NYY)

  • Jun 7 2005

    Drafted by New York (NYY): Round 3 (#109 overall)