TREVOR BAUER CONTRACT DETAILS

February 26, 2021

 

All information compliments of Cot Contracts....

 

Trevor Bauer rhp
3 years/$102M (2021-23)

  • 3 years/$102M (2021-23)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/5/21
    • $10M signing bonus (paid in $5M installments 3/15/21 and 7/15/21)
    • 21:$28M (all payable 11/1/21), 22:$32M, 23:$32M
    • Bauer may opt out of the contract after the 2021 season, receiving a $2M buyout, with Dodgers deferring $20M of 2021 salary without interest, paid in $2M installments each Dec. 1, 2031-40
    • Bauer may opt out of the contract after the 2022 season, receiving a $15M buyout)
    • limited no-trade protection each season:
      • from Opening Day through the All-Star Game, requiring Bauer’s approval to be traded to an AL club
      • after All-Star Game: requiring Bauer’s approval to be traded to an AL club if he is an All-Star, has thrown more than 80 innings before the All-Star Game, or pitches at least 1 inning in each start before the All-Star Game
    • if released for lack of skill while still under contract, Bauer may elect to take remaining money due as a buyout, preventing another club from signing him for the minimum salary with the Dodgers paying the remaining balance, less the minimum salary