How Grady Sizemore can make $6 million this season
|03.10.14 at 2:57 pm ET|
The outfielder is now slated to appear in back-to-back games for the first time this spring, getting the start Tuesday against the Marlins.
So, what happens to Sizemore’s contract if he does find himself on the 25-man roster come March 31? He makes $250,000.
Sizemore’s guaranteed major league contract is for a base of $750,000, but he can make as much as $6 million if he meets all of his incentives. It’s a conversation that’s getting more interesting as the outfielder draws closer to becoming an everyday player once again.
Sizemore makes $250,000 for being on Opening Day roster, and then $250,000 each time he reaches 60, 90, 120 and 150 days in the big leagues.
Sizemore makes $250,000 for increments of 25 plate appearances, starting at 225 and stretching to 500.
Sizemore makes $50,000 for making the All-Star team; $50,000 for winning the Silver Slugger; $50,000 for winning the Gold Glove; $50,000 for winning the ALCS MVP; $100,000 for winning the World Series MVP; $100,000 for winning the American League MVP ($75,000 for second, $50,000 for third).
– Sizemore can make $50,000 for winning the American League Comeback Player of the Year.
Latest from Bleacher Report
- Shaw Becoming Star After Being Thrown in Spotlight by Sandoval Benching
- Ortiz, Red Sox Look Headed for 1 More Exciting Run
- Updates on Xander Bogaerts' Wrist and Return
- Latest Updates on Joe Kelly's Injury
- Even Price Can't Stop Red Sox Rotation Giving Bad Feeling of Deja Vu
- Sandoval's Ex-Trainer Says He Has Eating Problem
- Ortiz Closing in on Top 25 in Career Home Runs
- Weekly Notes: Rodriguez, Smith begin rehab assignments
- Cup of Coffee: Rijo breaks out, rain washes Salem and Greenville
- Cup of Coffee: Haley, Lakins continue strong starts
- Cup of Coffee: Benintendi continues surge, Smith rehabs
- Cup of Coffee: E-Rod rehabs, Ball debuts, Benintendi big again
- Cup of Coffee: Benintendi powers Salem past Frederick
- SoxProspects Featured Video: Michael Chavis
- Cup of Coffee: Kyri Washington rips pair of doubles in Greenville loss
- Cup of Coffee: Cuevas, Swihart lead Pawtucket on a light night
- Michael Chavis placed on disabled list with torn thumb ligament (UPDATE: report rescinded)