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Player Salaries

Average Major League player salaries rose 8.2% in 2014 to a record $3.95m.  Highest team payroll the Dodgers, overtaking the Yankees for the first time in 15 years.  Average salary for Dodgers $7.8m.

The 2014 Payroll $
1. Dodgers    $ 241,129,402
2. Yankees    $ 208,913,884
3. Phillies    $ 175,136,056
4. Tigers    $ 161,478,526
5. Red Sox   $ 154,380,395
6. Giants    $  146,364,108
7. Nationals    $ 133,866,735
8. Rangers    $ 130,855,596
9.  Blue Jays    $ 128,917,500
10. Angels    $ 126,314,500
11. D'backs  $ 111,030,333
12. Braves    $ 109,455,673
13. Reds    $ 109,290,771
14. Cardinals    $ 107,020,360
15. Orioles    $ 102,022,621
16. Rockies    $ 100,082,071
17. Brewers    $97,374,338
18. Royals    $ 90,481,500
19. Padres    $ 89,092,595
20. Mariners    $ 88,227,342
21. Mets    $ 82,491,453
22. Twins    $ 81,912,500
23.  Rays    $ 81,535,290
24.  White Sox   $ 80,392,815
25.  Indians    $ 79,895,800
26.  Pirates    $ 77,284,499
27.  Athletics    $ 76,930,900
28.  Cubs    $ 71,674,356
29.  Astros    $ 44,485,800
30.  Marlins    $ 40,565,400

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Ave. Salaries By Position 2014
Catcher - $2,620,961
1st Base - $6,886,792
2nd Base - $4,300,645
3rd Base - $3,474,321
Shortstop - $3,663,368
Outfield - $4,592,538
Pitcher - $3,532,706
All - $3,936,922

Ave. Salaries By Service Time 2014

Under 1.000 Year - $551,070
1.000-1.171 - $620,195
2.000-2.121 - $603,156
Super 2 - 3.171 - $2,398,041
4.000-4.171 - $3,415,175
5.000-5.171 - $5,792,824

Free Agent - 6.171 - $7,461,178
7.000-7.171 - $7,593,716
8.000-8.171 - $11,616,934
9.000-9.171 - $6,672,631
10.000-10.171 - $12,378,440
11.000-11.171 - $8,096,542
12.000-12.171 - $9,145,955
13.000-13.171 - $16,050,000
14.000-14.171 - $9,824,060
15.000-15.171 - $8,144,977
16.000 and over - $4,373,770

Note: Super Two level for 2014 season is 2.122.  Free Agent level is 6.000.

Super Two level for 2013 season was 2.139.  Free Agent level is 6.000.

Salary source: USA Today Salary Database.

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The Hot Stove League Contracts

Find out what's going on in contracts, what they've been paid, what they should have with the Stat Geek Baseball's SPRO Salary Projection system, and more.

Week of March 23

Re-Signed with Club
Brian Dozier signs 4 year $20,000,000 contract extension with Twins.
SPRO Analysis -
Minnesota pays market value for Dozier.  One year too long for us, but a good deal none the less.  SPRO 3 years $13,036,000 actually makes it a bit of a bargain in the first three as he'll be making $11m in that time frame..

Week of March 16

Re-Signed with Club
Adam Eaton signs 5 year $23,500,000 contract with $9.5m/$10.5m option for 6th and 7th year and $1.5m buyout with White Sox.
SPRO Analysis - 
Chicago White Sox overpays for Eaton.  It's hard to say these types are overpays, because we just don't know.  Too far out after one good year to know.  We're not in favor of these deals, but they may work out okay.  For us, SPRO 2 years $3,256,000.  For the first two years of the actual deal, it's right on the money.

Christian Yelich signs 7 year $49,570,000 contract with $15,000,000 option for 8th year and $2m buyout with Marlins.
SPRO Analysis -
Miami overpays for Yelich.  It's just too early for this for us.  Might end up being good, but we'd wait until after this year to see whether his one good year turns into more.  Be interesting to see what the year to year details are.  For right now, SPRO 3 years $4,991,000.

Week of February 23

Free Agents
John Axford signs 1 year $2,600,000 contract with $1,100,000 incentives with Rockies.
SPRO Analysis -
Colorado overpays for Axford.  Three straight decreasing years shouldn't make a deal for this high.  SPRO $1,931,000.

Everth Cabrera signs 1 year $2,400,000 contract with $600,000 incentives with Orioles.
SPRO Analysis -
Baltimore pays market value for Cabrera.  A slight bargain since they may not have to pay the incentives, but SPRO is right on the total number at $3,140,000.

Dustin McGowan signs 1 year $507,500 contract with $2.5m incentives with Dodgers.
SPRO Analysis -
Los Angeles Dodgers get bargain in McGowan.  Well, it's actually more of a market value play, although it's possible for the Dodgers to get out cheap.  With roster bonuses and other incentives, they've actually paid too much.  SPRO 1 years $1,567,000.

Re-signed with Club
Francisco Rodriguez signs 2 year $13m contract with Brewers w/3rd year option of $6m.  $4m of money is deferred from 1st two years.
SPRO Analysis -
 Milwaukee pays market value for Rodriguez.  SPRO 2 years $13,663,000.

Joba Chamberlain signs contract with Tigers.  Terms unknown.
SPRO Analysis -
 Detroit pays ?? for Chamberlain.  SPRO $1,559,000.

Week of February 16

Free Agents

Re-signed with Club
Eric Hosmer signs 2 year $13,900,000 contract with Royals.
SPRO Analysis -
 Kansas City pays market value for Hosmer.  Signed deal before going to his arbitration hearing.  It's a tad high, but we're not going to quibble.  SPRO 2 years $12,617,000.

Signed Before Arbitration Hearing
Zero players signed prior to hearing.

Arbitration Hearing
Atlanta Braves LOSE hearing with Mike Minor
Colorado Rockies WIN hearing with Wilin Rosario
Arizona Diamondbacks LOSE hearing with Mark Trumbo
Pittsburgh Pirates LOSE hearing with Pedro Alvarez

Check the Arbitration Hearing Checklist for detals.

Week of February 9

Free Agents
Rickie Weeks signs 1 year $2,000,000 contract plus $2m incentives with Mariners.
SPRO Analysis -
 Seattle gets bargain in Weeks.  Incentive laden contract good for the club, and appropriate overall.  SPRO 1 year $4,489,000, including all incentives.

James Shields signs 4 year $75,000,000 contract plus 5th years option with Padres.
SPRO Analysis -
 San Diego pays market value for Shields.  SPRO 4 years $75,599,000 good.

Re-signed with Club
Kelvin Herrera signs 2 year $4,150,000 contract with Royals.
SPRO Analysis -
 Kansas City gets bargain in Herrera.  Signed deal before going to his arbitration hearing.  SPRO 2 years $5,771,000.

Jon Jay signs 2 year $10,975,000 contract with Cardinals.
SPRO Analysis -
 St. Louis gets bargain in Jay.  Yes, some of his numbers look more pedestrian than others, but just look at that OBP.  Signed deal before going to his arbitration hearing.  SPRO 2 years $14,667,000.

Signed Before Arbitration Hearing
Matt Joyce, Tyler Clippard, Casey McGehee, Aroldis Chapman, Addison Reed, Greg Holland sign prior to hearing.

Arbitration Hearing
Pittsburgh Pirates LOSE hearing with Vance Worley.
Washington Nationals LOSE hearing with Jerry Blevins.
Toronto Blue Jays WIN hearing with Josh Donaldson.
New York Yankees WIN hearing with David Phelps.

Check the Arbitration Hearing Checklist for detals.

Week of February 2

Free Agents
Brook Badenhop signs 1 year $2,500,000 contract plus $250,000 incentives with Reds.  Option included for $4m.
SPRO Analysis -
 Cincinnati gets bargain in Badenhop.  It's that time of the year when those left on the shelf start to be bargains for teams that pick them up.  Badenhop was good last year.  SPRO says $3,808,000 good, including all incentives.

Kyle Kendrick signs 1 year $5,500,000 contract plus incentives with Rockies.
SPRO Analysis -
 Colorado gets bargain in Kendrick.  A bit hard to say that, because we don't think Colorado is a good place for Kendrick to pitch.  But he does give innings.  SPRO $7,151,000, including all potential incentives.

Re-signed with Club
Michael Dunn signs 2 year $5,800,000 contract with Marlins, plus $100,000 incentives.
SPRO Analysis -
 Miami pays market value for Miley.  Signed to this two year deal before going to his arbitration hearing.  SPRO 2 years $5,073,000.

Todd Frazier signs 2 year $12,000,000 contract with Reds.
SPRO Analysis -
 Cincinnati pays market value for Frazier.  Signed this deal before going to his arbitration hearing, actually a slight bargain for both years.  SPRO 2 years $13,225,000.

Wade Miley signs 3 year $19,250,000 contract with Red Sox.
SPRO Analysis -
 Boston pays market value for Miley.  Signed to this three year deal before going to his arbitration hearing, it may be a big of a bargain.  Hard to say as Miley's years have dipped over the last two.  SPRO 3 years $21,875,000.

Signed Before Arbitration Hearing
Brandon Belt, Garrett Richards, Lucas Duda, Mike Moustakis, Miquel Gonzalez, Lorenzo Cain, Zach Britton, Pedro Strop, Danny Duffy sign prior to hearing.

Arbitration Hearing
Miami Marlins WIN hearing with Mat Latos.
Toronto Blue Jays LOSE hearing with Danny Valencia.
Oakland A's WIN hearing with Jarrod Parker.
Pittsburgh Pirates WIN hearing with Todd Walker.

Check the Arbitration Hearing Checklist for detals.

Week of January 26

Free Agents
Alexi Ogando signs 1 year $1,500,000 contract, plus $1.5m incentives with Red Sox.
SPRO Analysis -
 Boston pays market value for Ogando.  Again, no real need for the incentives, but heck, why not.  SPRO $1,561,000, including any incentives.

Neal Cotts
signs 1 year $3,000,000 contract with Brewers.
SPRO Analysis -
 Milwaukee gets bargain in Cotts.  Yes, pending if back at full strength.  SPRO $3,986,000.

Chad Billingsley signs 1 year $1,500,000 contract, plus $6.5m incentives, with Phillies.
SPRO Analysis -
 Philadelphia pays market value for Billingsley.  Market value, but really no need to offer the incentives, unless they're currying favor for additional years if he pitches well.  SPRO $1,489,000.

Casey Janssen signs 1 year $5,000,000 contract with Nationals.
SPRO Analysis -
 Washington gets bargain in Janssen.  Yes, change of role might denote the less money, but he is a closer if needed.  SPRO $6,425,000.

Gordon Beckham signs 1 year $2,000,000 contract with White Sox.
SPRO Analysis -
 Chicago White Sox get bargain in Beckham.  Career been sliding, but Beckham still has value and young enough to recover better seasons.  SPRO $3,396,000.

Re-signed with Club
Devin Mesoraco avoid arbitration and signs 4 year $28,000,000 contract with Reds.
SPRO Analysis -
 Cincinnati gets bargain in Mesoraco.  We wouldn't have gone for that fourth year yet, but on a three year basis, it's good.  SPRO 3 year $20,789,000.

Signed Before Arbitration Hearing
Bud Norris, Adam Ottavino, Devin Mesoraco, Jarrod Dyson, Brandon Crawford, Jenrry Mejia, Daniel Nava, Steven Pearce, David Freese sign prior to hearing.  Check the Arbitration Hearing Checklist for detals.

Week of January 19

Free Agents
Ichiro Suzuki signs 1 year $2,000,000 contract with Marlins.
SPRO Analysis -
 Miami gets bargain in Suzuki.  Really not as large as the SPRO number will suggest.  SPRO does not assume role change, thus the $4,553,000 assumes getting a similar number of at bats as last season, which he probably won't here.

Johnny Gomes signs 1 year $4,000,000 contract with Braves, including $3m vesting option for 2016.
SPRO Analysis -
 Atlanta pays market value for Gomes.  SPRO 1 year $4,113,000.

Colby Rasmus
signs 1 year $8,000,000 contract with Astros.
SPRO Analysis -
 Houston overpays for Rasmus.  SPRO 1 year $6,940,000.

Max Scherzer signs 7 year $210,000,000 contract, with Nationals.  Contract stated to include deferred earnings ($15m per year for 14 years), bringing present day value down to $185 million.
SPRO Analysis -
 Washington pays market value for Scherzer.  We think it's a tad high, but maybe that's just us.  We're not in favor of these long term pitcher deals, especially for someone pitching into their late 30's.  SPRO 7 years $176,400,000.

Nori Aoki signs 1 year $4,700,000 contract with Giants, including $1.5m incentives.  Contract also includes $5.5m option.
SPRO Analysis -
 San Francisco gets bargain in Aoki.  SPRO $9,012,000, including all incentives.

Re-signed with Club
Ryan Vogelsong signs for 1 year $4,000,000 contract with Giants.
SPRO Analysis -
 San Francisco gets bargain in Vogelsong.  Sure, he's not the same pitcher as three years ago, but even if he pitches this year like last year, it's a bargain.  SPRO $7,123,000.

Signed Before Arbitration Hearing
Fernando Abad, Mitch Moreland, Marwin Gonzalez, Eric Sogard, Ryan Flaherty, and Jordan Schafer sign prior to hearing.  Check the Arbitration Hearing Checklist for details.

Week of January 12

Free Agents
Anthony Swarzak signs 1 year $900,000 contract, plus $350,000 incentives, with Indians.
SPRO Analysis -
 Cleveland get bargain in Swarzak.  Small one.  SPRO $1,364,000, but they're not on the hook for the incentives if not reached.

Re-signed with Club
Henderson Alvarez signs for 1 year $4,000,000 contract with Marlins, avoiding arbitration.
SPRO Analysis -
 Miami pays market value for Alvareaz.  SPRO $4,212,000.

Ryan Cook signs for 1 year $1,400,000 contract with A's, avoiding arbitration.
SPRO Analysis -
 Oakland gets bargain in Cook.  They almost always do.  SPRO $2,279,000.

Sam Fuld signs for 1 year $1,750,000 contract with A's, avoiding arbitration.
SPRO Analysis -
 Oakland pays market value for Fuld.    SPRO one year $2,124,000.

Collin Cowgirl signs for 1 year $995,000 contract with Angels, avoiding arbitration.
SPRO Analysis -
 Los Angeles of Anaheim pays market value for Cowgill.  SPRO $795,000.

David Carpenter signs for 1 year $1,300,000 contract with Yankees, avoiding arbitration.
SPRO Analysis -
 New York Yankees pay market value for Carpenter.  SPRO $1,612,000.

Nathan Eovaldi signs for 1 year $3,300,000 contract with Yankees, avoiding arbitration.
SPRO Analysis -
 New York Yankees overpay for Eovaldi.  SPRO $2,078,000.

Rex Brothers signs for 1 year $1,400,000 contract with Rockies, avoiding arbitration.
SPRO Analysis -
 Colorado gets bargain in Brothers.  Just slightly.  SRPO $1,817,000.

Travis Wood signs for 1 year $5,686,000 contract with Cubs, avoiding arbitration.
SPRO Analysis -
 Chicago Cubs overpay for Wood.  SPRO $4,930,000.

Luis Valbuena signs for 1 year $4,200,000 contract with Cubs, avoiding arbitration.
SPRO Analysis -
 Chicago Cubs gets bargain in Valbuena.  SPRO $5,267,000.
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Hall of Fame Veterans Ballot

No players have been added in this year's Golden Era Veterans vote.  Dick Allen and Tony Oliva come up one vote shy of the required 75% vote to gain election.  The ballot for each of the three former eras is now held once every three years.

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Actual Contracts Versus SPRO Projections

So how do the actual contracts given out to players during the past off season compare to our SPRO Salary Projections, both on the average and by maximum players per position.  Overall, the average salary of players on the rosters listed, 855 players overall, in the USA Today Salary Database on March 31, 2014 was $3,936,922.  SPRO projections were $3,583,053.

There has been a significant change over the past year in salary structure, adding approximately 10% to salaries, predominantly for free agent year players.  Most of this will play out over the next several years as national and local television contract increases filter down to the player level.

And how does it compare now to the highest players paid per position.

High Salary
Who Position High Salary
$17,000,000 Brian McCann C $18,176,000 Yadier Molina
$25,000,000 Ryan Howard 1B $24,000,000 Miguel Cabrera
$24,000,000 Robinson Cano 2B $19,148,000 Robinson Cano
$19,329,646 David Wright 3B $16,983,000 Adrian Beltre
$16,000,000 Jose Reyes SS $11,258,000 Troy Tulowitski
$21,250,000 Matt Kemp OF $19,518,000 Jose Bautista
$28,000,000 Zach Grienke P $24,000,000 Justin Verlander

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Randy Johnson    97.3%
Pedro Martinez    91.1%
John Smoltz    82.9%
Craig Biggio    82.7%
Mike Piazza    69.9%
Jeff Bagwell    55.7%
Tim Raines    55.0%
Curt Schilling    39.2%
Roger Clemens    37.5%
Barry Bonds    36.8%
Lee Smith    30.2%
Edgar Martinez    27.0%
Alan Trammell    25.1%
Mike Mussina    24.6%
Jeff Kent    14.0%
Fred McGriff    12.9%
Larry Walker    11.8%
Gary Sheffield    11.7%
Mark McGwire    10.0%
Don Mattingly    9.1%
Sammy Sosa    6.6%
Nomar Garciaparra    5.5%
Carlos Delgado    3.8%
Troy Percival    0.7%
Aaron Boone    0.4%
Tom Gordon    0.4%
Darin Erstad    0.2%
Rich Aurilia    0.0%
Tony Clark    0.0%
Jermaine Dye    0.0%
Cliff Floyd    0.0%
Brian Giles    0.0%
Eddie Guardado    0.0%
Jason Schmidt    0.0%

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MLB News

12.78% Increase in
Salaries in 2014!!
Biggest average salary increase since the 2000-1 season spurred by new television contracts and total $9 billion industry, the aveage player in Major League baseball was paid $3,818,923 in 2014.  This increase was much higher than the increase in society in general, up 1.3% .

Contract News!!
Qualiifying offers by present teams to free agents, in order to get top draft picks if signed elsewhere, have risen 8.5% to $15.3 million.  This is up over the $14.1 million of last offseason and $13.3 million of 2012.  22 players received them last year and none accepted. 

New MLB Commissioner
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Forbes Magazine
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Team Power Rankings 2014

1    Washington Nationals
2    Los Angeles Dodgers
3    Kansas City Royals
4    St. Louis Cardinals
5    Seattle Mariners
6    Cincinnati Reds
7    Oakland A's
8    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
9    Baltimore Orioles
10    Atlanta Braves
11    San Francisco Giants
12    Cleveland Indians
13    Chicago Cubs
14    Tampa Bay Rays
15    Pittsburgh Pirates
16    San Diego Padres
17    Philadelphia Phillies
18    Miami Marlins
19    Milwaukee Brewers
20    Detroit Tigers
21    Boston Red Sox
22    New York Yankees
23    New York Mets
24    Toronto Blue Jays
25    Chicago White Sox
26    Houston Astros
27    Minnesota Twins
28    Texas Rangers
29    Arizona Diamondbacks
30    Colorado Rockies

1    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
2    Detroit Tigers
3    Los Angeles Dodgers
4    Pittsburgh Pirates
5    Toronto Blue Jays
6    Cleveland Indians
7    Baltimore Orioles
8    San Francisco Giants
9    Miami Marlins
10    Milwaukee Brewers
11    Chicago White Sox
12    Colorado Rockies
13    Washington Nationals
14    Oakland A's
15    Atlanta Braves
16    St. Louis Cardinals
17    Seattle Mariners
18    New York Mets
19    Philadelphia Phillies
20    Kansas City Royals
21    Cincinnati Reds
22    Texas Rangers
23    New York Yankees
24    Minnesota Twins
25    Tampa Bay Rays
26    Houston Astros
27    Chicago Cubs
28    Boston Red Sox
29    Arizona Diamondbacks
30    San Diego Padres

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Understading MLB Options
Moving players from the Majors to the Minors can be a confusing thing for most fans, i.e. how long can a player on the 40 man roster be moved up and down without requiring waivers?  For the most part, a player may be moved up and down for three seasons once they are first placed on the 40 man roster.  That is, assigned to the minors from spring training through the year as many times as wanted for those 3 seasons.  A little known fact, however, is the 5 minor league season rule, allowing a player with less than 5 FULL minor league seasons a 4th year of options.  A full minor league season is defined as a season over 90 days long, i.e. not including short season leagues.

Player Salaries
2012-16 Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Payroll implications included $480,000 minimum salary in 2012, rising to $490,000 in 2013, then $500,000, with cost of living adjustments for 2015-16.  Qualifying offer now used to determine Type A Free Agents and draft pick compensation.  In first year with new system, a $13.3 million one year offer had to be offered to player to receive pick.

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First Year Player Draft

1    HOU    LHP Brady Aiken  
2    MIA    RHP Tyler Kolek  
3    CWS    LHP Carlos Rodon
4    CHC    C Kyle Schwarber  
5    MIN    SS Nick Gordon  
6    SEA    OF Alex Jackson
7    PHI    RHP Aaron Nola  
8    COL    LHP Kyle Freeland  
9    TOR    RHP Jeff Hoffman
10    NYM    OF Michael Conforto  
11    TOR    C Max Pentecost  
12    MIL    LHP Kodi Medeiros
13    SD    SS Trea Turner  
14    SF    RHP Tyler Beede  
15    LAA    LHP Sean Newcomb
16    ARI    RHP Touki Toussaint  
17    KC    LHP Brandon Finnegan  
18    WAS    RHP Erick Fedde  
19    CIN    RHP Nick Howard  
20    TB    1B Casey Gillaspie
21    CLE    OF Bradley Zimmer  
22    LAD    RHP Grant Holmes  
23    DET    OF Derek Hill
24    PIT    SS Cole Tucker  
25    OAK    3B Matt Chapman  
26    BOS    SS Michael Chavis
27    STL    RHP Luke Weaver  
28    KC    LHP Foster Griffin  
29    CIN    SS Alex Blandino
30    TEX    RHP Luis Ortiz  
31    CLE    LHP Justus Sheffield
32    ATL    OF Braxton Davidson  33    BOS    RHP Michael Kopech  
34    STL    RHP Jack Flaherty



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