Cody Bellinger’s Contract

Cody Bellinger
Source- Cody Bellinger’s Instagram



Bellinger's journey in baseball began at a young age. His father, Clay Bellinger, was also a professional baseball player with a track record of winning World Series championships two times with the New York Yankees in 1999 and 2000.


Cody Bellinger’s Contract Breakdown

YearBase SalarySigningBonusCap HitDead CapYearly Cash
2013-$700,000$700,000-$700,000
2017$535,000-$535,000-$535,000
2018$585,000-$585,000-$585,000
2019$605,000-$605,000-$605,000
2020$4,259,259-$4,259,259-$4,259,259
2021$16,100,000-$16,100,000-$16,100,000
2022$17,000,000-$17,000,000-$17,000,000
2023$12,000,000-$12,000,000-$12,000,000


How much is Cody Bellinger getting paid?

Cody’s recent contract with the Chicago Cubs is worth $17.5 million; for a tenure of one year with a guaranteed annual salary of an average of the same. The contract also states that in 2023, Cody will earn a base salary of $12 million while carrying a total salary of the same amount.



A brief rundown of his previous contracts shows us that since his debut in the MLB with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In 2018, his contract was worth $585K; by 2021, it had grown to $17 million; throughout his journey, his tactical intervention combined with his skill and dedication to the game led to growing his contract’s value, including avoiding arbitration multiple times.


How much does Cody Bellinger make in a minute?

As per the latest contract, considering Cody’s annual salary to be $12 million, we divide this amount by the total number of minutes in a year: i.e., 525,600 minutes, and as per the above calculation, the amount we draw is $22.83 per minute.


Cody Bellinger’s Career Earnings

Since Cody’s debut in the MLB with the Los Angeles Dodgers; till today with the Chicago Cubs. He has earned an estimated total income of around $51.7 million, with an annual average income of approximately $7.3 million.


What are the terms of Cody Bellinger’s Contract?

As per Cody’s current contract, He signed a 1-year / $17 million contract with the Chicago Cubs, which guarantees an annual average salary of $17 million; the agreement also states that in 2023, Cody will earn a base and total compensation of $12 million.


How much of Cody Bellinger’s Contract is guaranteed?

Cody Bellinger’s latest contract of a year worth $17 million guarantees him an annual salary of $12 million.


Cody Bellinger’s Contract History

Los Angeles Dodgers (2013-2021):

Cody Bellinger was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fourth round of the 2013 MLB Draft and made his MLB debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017, marking the start of his professional career. In 2017 Bellinger was termed National League Rookie of the Year after setting a new National League rookie record for home runs, hitting 39 home runs, and driving in 97 RBIs.
In 2018, Bellinger helped lead the Dodgers to the World Series, where they faced the Boston Red Sox, though a win wasn't the outcome of the duel; his performance earned him the (NLCS MVP) National League Championship Series Most Valuable Player title. Bellinger was also named All-Star in 2017, 2019, and 2021.

Eventually, things ended through baseball’s arbitration system, rendering him a free agent, followed by his contract with his present team, Chicago Cubs.


FAQs

Q. How long is Cody Bellinger's contract for?

A. Cody Bellinger’s present contract with the Chicago Cubs is one-year long.

Q. When did Cody Bellinger leave the Dodgers?

A. After finalizing the deal with Chicago Cubs, The star announced his farewell in his Instagram; Cody bid goodbye to his earlier team Los Angeles Dodgers on December 15th, 2022.

Q. How long has Cody Bellinger been in MLB?

A. Since 2017, Cody Bellinger has been in the MLB; The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted him in the fourth round of 2013’s MLB Draft.

Q. How many years has Bellinger played for the Dodgers?

A. Cody has spent almost a decade of his MLB career with the Dodgers, from 2013 to 2022.