Brett Gardner
Left Field
Drafted: Round 3 (#109 overall), 2005
Experience: 11.072 Years
College: Charleston
Contract: 2 yr(s) / $5,150,000 Signing Bonus $1,000,000 Average Salary$2,575,000 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
2021 Contract details by year 38 $1,850,000 $1,000,000 $2,850,000
2022 Contract details by year 39 $2,300,000 - $2,300,000
Contract Notes:
  • If 2022 player option is declined, it converts to a $7.15M club option ($1.15M 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
2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,962,963 $2,000,000 - $4,962,962
2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,850,000 $1,000,000 - $2,850,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,150,000 - - $1,150,000
17 seasons $76,998,963 $5,210,000 - $82,358,962

Cap Hit

#21
Left Field
#18
New York Yankees
#308
MLB

AAV

#24
Left Field
#167
MLB

Cash

#24
Left Field
#384
MLB
  • Feb 19 2021

    Signed a 2 year $5.15 million contract with New York (NYY)

  • Oct 29 2020

    New York (NYY) declined a $10 million option for 2021

  • 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)