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The details on Pettitte’s deal

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Jan 27, 2009 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Andy Pettitte’s deal (via the AP):

Base salary: $5.5 million.

Innings bonuses: $500,000 each for 150, 160 and 170 innings pitched and $750,000 each for 180, 190, 200 and 210 innings.

Roster bonuses: $100,000 for 120 days on the active 25-man roster, $200,000 for 130 days, $250,000 each for 140 and 150 days, and $400,000 each for 160, 170 and 180 days.

So if Pettitte throws 180 innings and stays on the roster all season, he’ll make $9.75 million. That seems pretty reasonable.

The upside of this tremendous for the Yankees. It’s reasonable to expect that their rotation as it stands can give them 925+ innings. This allows them to skip Joba Chamberlain if they want, give CC Sabathia or A.J. Burnett an extra day if they need it, etc.

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