Charlie Morton
Starting Pitcher
Drafted: Round 3 (#95 overall), 2002
Experience: 15.01 Years
Contract: 1 yr(s) / $20,000,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$20,000,000 Free Agent:2025 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2023 Contract details by year 39 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
2024 Contract details by year 40 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • 2024 club option includes no buyout
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2002 Player Cash Earnings - $415,000 - $415,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $219,508 - - $219,508
2009 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - $405,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $422,500 - - $422,500
2011 Player Cash Earnings $441,000 - - $441,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,445,000 - - $2,445,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $8,875,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $8,875,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,555,556 - - $5,555,556
2021 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
2023 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
2024 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
14 seasons $136,488,564 $415,000 - $140,653,564

Cap Hit

#15
Starting Pitcher
#3
Atlanta Braves
#51
MLB

AAV

#15
Starting Pitcher
#56
MLB

Cash

#15
Starting Pitcher
#47
MLB
  • Nov 6 2023

    Atlanta (ATL) exercised a $20 million option for 2024

  • Sep 30 2022

    Signed a 1 year $20 million contract extension with Atlanta (ATL), including a $20M option for 2024

  • Sep 6 2021

    Signed a 1 year $20 million contract extension with Atlanta (ATL)

  • Nov 24 2020

    Signed a 1 year $15 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)

  • Oct 30 2020

    Tampa Bay (TB) declined a $15 million option for 2021

  • Dec 12 2018

    Signed a 2 year $30 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB), including a vesting option for 2021

  • Nov 16 2016

    Signed a 2 year $14 million contract with Houston (HOU)

  • Nov 3 2016

    Philadelphia (PHI) declined a $9.5M club option for 2017

  • Dec 12 2015

    Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Pittsburgh (PIT) for David Whitehead

  • Dec 11 2013

    Signed a 3 year $21 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Dec 1 2012

    Signed a 1 year $2 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Jan 16 2012

    Signed a 1 year $2.445 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Mar 3 2011

    Signed a 1 year $441k contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Mar 2 2010

    Signed a 1 year $422k contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Jun 3 2009

    Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from Atlanta (ATL) as part of a 3-team trade: Atlanta (ATL) traded Gorkys Hernandez to Los Angeles (LAA); Atlanta (ATL) traded Jeff Locke to Pittsburgh (PIT); Pittsburgh (PIT) traded Nate McLouth to Atlanta (ATL)

  • Mar 2 2009

    Signed a 1 year $405k contract with Atlanta (ATL)

  • Jun 14 2008

    Contract purchased by Atlanta (ATL)

  • Jun 15 2002

    Signed a contract with Atlanta (ATL)

  • Jun 4 2002

    Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 3 (#95 overall)