Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Friday, February 28, 2014

Full Count » John Lackey on salary structure for 2015: ‘It’s going to be different’

From out house to champion to bargain.

The Sox starter is slated to make the major league minimum for 2015 (a team option it will surely pick up) due to a clause originally put in Lackey’€™s five-year, $82.5 million deal.

The salary drop is precipitated due to Lackey’€™s Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. It was stated that in lieu of insurance, the team would get the option of the extra year at the discounted rate if there were any sort serious problem with the already damaged arm.

For reference sake, the big league minimum for 2014 is $500,000. Lackey is making $15.25 million for the 2014 season.

“It’s different,” he said of the clause. “There will be some things I have to think about, for sure. It is what it is right now. I haven’t even thought about it. I’m worried about this year.

“But it’s different, for sure. It’s going to be different.”

Jim Furtado Posted: February 28, 2014 at 09:53 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: john lester, red sox

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
BFFB
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 20 November 2017: Sheriff’s official suspended 10 days over Cubs World Series sneak-in
(117 - 3:55am, Nov 21)
Last: Nose army. Beef diaper? (CoB)

NewsblogdWAR to end all WARs – Joe Blogs – Medium
(33 - 2:03am, Nov 21)
Last: Cooper Nielson

Gonfalon CubsLooking to next year
(200 - 1:36am, Nov 21)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT: Winter Soccer Thread
(205 - 1:27am, Nov 21)
Last: Richard

Hall of MeritMock 2018 Modern Baseball Committee Hall of Fame Ballot Results
(11 - 1:03am, Nov 21)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogOT - NBA 2017-2018 Tip-off Thread
(1464 - 12:32am, Nov 21)
Last: SteveF

NewsblogTeams set 40-man rosters ahead of Rule 5 Draft
(4 - 12:08am, Nov 21)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogGabe Kapler's only season as a manager gave hints for how he will lead Phillies
(28 - 11:22pm, Nov 20)
Last: Infinite Yost (Voxter)

NewsblogJim Palmer on Mark Belanger and Omar Vizquel: The Hardball Times
(103 - 10:50pm, Nov 20)
Last: SoSH U at work

NewsblogMore on WAR – Joe Blogs – Medium
(143 - 10:17pm, Nov 20)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 11-20-2017
(2 - 9:01pm, Nov 20)
Last: AndrewJ

NewsblogTaking Back the Ballparks - Philadelphia Phillies
(46 - 7:57pm, Nov 20)
Last: eddieot

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(2110 - 7:08pm, Nov 20)
Last: aberg

NewsblogJudge and Altuve | Articles | Bill James Online
(58 - 7:00pm, Nov 20)
Last: Zach

NewsblogQuestions And Challenges Loom Over Derek Jeter
(29 - 6:06pm, Nov 20)
Last: You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR)

Page rendered in 0.1044 seconds
45 querie(s) executed