If you’re interested in such things, here’s the complete breakdown of Cole Hamels‘ six-year, $144 million contract extension:
- 2013: $19.5 million
- 2014: $22.5 million
- 2015: $22.5 million
- 2016: $22.5 million
- 2017: $22.5 million
- 2018: $22.5 million
- 2019: $19 million club option or $6 million buyout or $24 million option that vests automatically if Hamels meets each of the following criteria: a) 400 innings pitched in 2017-2018; b) 200 innings pitched in 2018; c) he is not on the DL at end of 2018 with left shoulder or elbow injury.
Deal includes a $6 million signing bonus.
Bonuses: $50,000 All-Star; $100,000 World Series MVP; $50,000 League Championship Series MVP; $100,000 Cy Young ($50,000-2nd; $25,000-3rd); $50,000 Gold Glove; $50,000 Silver Slugger; $100,000 for MVP ($50,000-2nd; $25,000-3rd). Player may purchase four Diamond Club seats to all home regular-season and postseason games. Player may purchase suite for five home regular-season games per year. Player may purchase suite on road. Club will promote Hamels Foundation. Limited no-trade provision.