Adam Wainwright
Starting Pitcher
Drafted: Round 1 (#29 overall), 2000
Experience: 17.027 Years
Contract: 1 yr(s) / $17,500,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$17,500,000 Free Agent:2024 / UFA
Year   Age Status Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
2023 Contract details by year 41 $17,500,000 $1,000,000 $18,500,000
Contract Notes:
  • $10M deferred ($1M each 7/1 from 2024-2033)
  • $500,000 each for 28, 30 starts
  • Top 10 Cy Young: $500,000
  • $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP, WS MVP
  • Silver Slugger: $25,000
  • Full No Trade Clause
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2000 Player Cash Earnings - $1,250,000 - $1,250,000
2005 Player Cash Earnings $46,629 - - $46,629
2006 Player Cash Earnings $327,000 - - $327,000
2007 Player Cash Earnings $410,000 - - $410,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $750,000 - $1,250,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,600,000 - - $2,700,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,650,000 - - $4,800,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,150,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $19,550,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $19,550,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $10,000,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,851,852 - - $2,962,963
2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $17,500,000 - - $17,500,000
2023 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
17 seasons $171,385,481 $2,000,000 - $182,996,592

Cap Hit

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  • Oct 1 2023

    Retired from Professional Baseball

  • Oct 27 2022

    Signed a 1 year $17.5 million contract extension with St. Louis (STL)

  • Oct 1 2021

    Signed a 1 year $17.5 million contract extension with St. Louis (STL)

  • Jan 28 2021

    Signed a 1 year $8 million contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • Nov 12 2019

    Signed a 1 year $5 million contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • Oct 11 2018

    Signed a 1 year $2 million contract extension with St. Louis (STL)

  • Mar 27 2013

    Signed a 5 year $97.5 million extension with St. Louis (STL)

  • Oct 27 2011

    St. Louis (STL) exercised 2012-13 options

  • Mar 20 2008

    Signed a 4 year $15 million contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • Feb 27 2007

    Signed a 1 year $410k contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • Feb 17 2006

    Signed a 1 year $327k contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • Mar 1 2005

    Signed a 1 year $316k contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • Feb 25 2004

    Signed a 1 year $300k contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • Jun 10 2000

    Signed a contract with Atlanta (ATL)

  • Jun 5 2000

    Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 1 (#29 overall)