# A’s contract info

Here’s a look at all the details of several A’s players’ contracts:

**Daric Barton** ($1.1 million base salary) gets $50,000 for 350 plate appearances, 400 plate appearances and 450 plate appearances, and $100,000 for 500 plate appearances. He would get $100,000 for a Sliver Slugger; $50,000 for a Gold Glove; $50,000 for an All-Star nod; and $100,000 for MVP ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third). Plus, he would get $50,000 for being named LCS MVP and $100,000 for WS MVP.

**Dallas Braden** is set to make $3.35 million and can earn another $75,000 for 15 games started, 20 games started, 25 games started and 30 games started, and $100,000 for 32 games started.

He can earn $100,000 for winning Comeback Player of the Year, plus $100,000 for the Cy Young ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third); $50,000 for a Gold Glove; $50,000 for an All-Star nod; and $100,000 for MVP ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third). And, if the A’s make the playoffs, he could earn $50,000 for being named League Championship Series MVP and $100,000 for World Series MVP

**Bartolo Colon** has a $2 million base salary and can earn up to an additional $1 million for 25 games started ($150,000 for 10, 15, 17 and 20 starts, plus $250,000 for 25 starts). In addition, he’ll receive $150,000 for pitching 150 innings, plus the same amount for 170, 180 and 190 IP; and $250,000 for 200 IP.

Colon can also earn $100,000 for winning the Cy Young ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third) and equal cash for taking home the MVP. Other potential award earnings include: $100,000 for World Series MVP; $50,000 for LCS MVP; $50,000 for a Gold Glove; and $50,000 for an All-Star nod

**Coco Crisp’s** two-year deal with a club option for 2014 includes $100,000 for WS MVP; $50,000 for LCS MVP; $100,000 for winning a Silver Slugger; $50,000 for a Gold Glove; $50,000 for an All-Star nod; $100,000 for MVP ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third); and $250,000 if he gets traded. In addition, Crisp’s contract includes use of a suite at the Coliseum six games per year.

**Joey Devine** enters the year with a base salary of $737,500 but can earn an additional $12,500 for making 27 appearances and 30 appearances; $27,500 for 35 and 40; $32,500 for 45; and $35,000 for 50 and 55 games. He can also earn up to $170,000 for 45 games finished.

Award incentives in Devine’s contract include: $50,000 for Comeback Player of the Year; $100,000 for Rolaids Relief Award ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third); $50,000 for a Gold Glove; $50,000 for an All-Star nod; $100,000 for the Cy Young ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third); $100,000 for MVP ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third); and $100,000 for WS MVP and $50,000 for LCS MVP.

**Johnny Gomes’** one-year, $1 million deal includes $200,000 in incentives ($100,000 for 300 plate appearances and another $100,000 for 350 plate appearances). He can also earn $100,000 for a Silver Slugger; $100,000 for MVP ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third); $50,000 for making the All-Star team; and $100,000 for WS MVP and $50,000 for LCS MVP.

**Brandon McCarthy** is set to bring in $4,275,000 as a base salary. The righty can earn $100,000 for the Cy Young; $50,000 for a Gold Glove; $50,000 for an All-Star nod; $100,000 for MVP ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third); $100,000 for the Rolaids Award ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third); and $100,000 for WS MVP and $50,000 for LCS MVP.

**Adam Rosales**, earning $600,000 this year, can reel in an additional $25,000 for 200 plate appearances and 300 plate appearances. An All-Star nod gives him another $50,000, and he can earn $100,000 as a Silver Slugger, $50,000 as a Gold Glove winner and $100,000 as the league’s MVP ($75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for third). Plus, he would get $50,000 for being named LCS MVP and $100,000 for WS MVP.

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Just now figured out why your blog is called Major Lee-ague. Kind of slow here.

San Jose awaits…. then these contracts will get much larger and talent better.

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