Buster Posey
Catcher
Drafted: Round 1 (#5 overall), 2008
Experience: 9.161 Years
College: Florida State
Contract: 8 yr(s) / $159,000,000 Signing Bonus $7,000,000 Average Salary$19,875,000 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
2013 Contract details by year 26 $3,000,000 $777,777 $25,000 $3,802,777
2014 Contract details by year 27 $10,500,000 $777,777 $50,000 $11,327,777
2015 Contract details by year 28 $16,500,000 $777,777 $75,000 $17,352,777
2016 Contract details by year 29 $20,000,000 $777,777 $75,000 $20,852,777
2017 Contract details by year 30 $21,400,000 $777,777 - $22,177,777
2018 Contract details by year 31 $21,400,000 $777,777 $25,000 $22,202,777
2019 Contract details by year 32 $21,400,000 $777,777 - $22,177,777
2020 Contract details by year 33 $21,400,000 $777,777 - $22,177,777
2021 Contract details by year 34 $21,400,000 $777,777 - $22,177,777
2022 Contract details by year 35 $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • 2022 Club Option includes $3 million buyout
  • full no-trade protection
  • MVP, WS MVP: $100,000
  • LCS MVP: $75,000
  • Gold Glove, Silver Slugger: $50,000
  • All-Star selection: $25,000
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2008 Player Cash Earnings - $6,200,000 - $6,200,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $575,000 - - $575,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - $790,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $7,000,000 - $10,025,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 - - $10,550,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,575,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,075,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $21,400,000 - - $21,400,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $21,400,000 - - $21,425,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $21,400,000 - - $21,400,000
9 seasons $115,390,000 $13,200,000 - $129,015,000

Cap Hit

#1
Catcher
#1
San Francisco Giants
#29
MLB

AAV

#46
MLB

Cash

  • Mar 29 2013

    Signed an 8 year $159 million extension with San Francisco (SF)

  • Jan 18 2013

    Signed a 1 year $8 million contract with San Francisco (SF)

  • Mar 9 2012

    Signed a 1 year $615k contract with San Francisco (SF)

  • Aug 15 2008

    Signed a contract with San Francisco (SF)

  • Jun 5 2008

    Drafted by San Francisco (SF): Round 1 (#5 overall)