Chris Archer
Starting Pitcher
Drafted: Round 5 (#161 overall), 2006
Experience: 8.156 Years
College: Clayton HS
Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,500,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$6,500,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2021 Contract details by year 33 $6,500,000 $6,500,000
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2006 Player Cash Earnings - $161,000 - $161,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $326,666 - - $326,666
2014 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $1,000,000 - $1,500,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,083,324 - - $2,083,324
2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,166,676 - - $4,166,676
2019 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,333,333 - - $3,333,333
2020 Player Cash Earnings $250,000 - - $250,000
2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
13 seasons $33,639,999 $1,161,000 - $34,800,999

Cap Hit

AAV

Cash

  • Feb 2 2021

    Signed a 1 year $6.5 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Oct 31 2020

    Pittsburgh (PIT) declined an $11 million option for 2021

  • Nov 4 2019

    Pittsburgh (PIT) exercised a $9 million option for 2020

  • Apr 9 2019

    Suspended 5 games for Intentionally throwing at Derek Dietrich (CIN), forfeiting $201,615 in 2019 salary with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Jul 31 2018

    Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from Tampa Bay (TB) for Austin Meadows, Tyler Glasnow and Shane Baz|23221

  • Apr 2 2014

    Signed a 6 year $25.5 million extension with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Mar 3 2014

    Signed a 1 year $511,200 contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Jan 7 2011

    Traded to Tampa Bay (TB) from Chicago (CHC) with Sam Fuld , Brandon Guyer , Robinson Chirinos and Hak-Ju Lee for Matt Garza, Fernando Perez and Zac Rosscup

  • Dec 31 2008

    Traded to Chicago (CHC) from Cleveland (CLE) with Jeff Stevens and John Gaub for Mark Derosa

  • Jul 9 2006

    Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Jun 6 2006

    Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 5 (#161 overall)