Atkins, Burres contract data

Jenifer Langosch/

Got my hands on some additional pieces of contract information, this time for Garrett Atkins and Brian Burres. If you’re wondering what either player could make if on the Major League roster, here’s your answer:

Garrett Atkins

  • Base salary if in in the Majors: $800,000
  • Plate appearance incentives: $25,000 for 300, 350 and 400 plate appearances; $50,000 for 425, 450, 475 and 500 plate appearances
  • Awards incentives: $100,000 for MVP ($100,000 for second; $75,000 for third); $25,000 if MVP of World Series, LCS or DS; $25,000 for Gold Glove, $50,000 for Silver Slugger; $25,000 for All-Star; $250,000 if Comeback Player of the Year
  • If Atkins is not on the 25-man roster on April 1 or June 1, he can request his release

Brian Burres

  • Base salary if in the Majors: $600,000
  • Burres may sign with an Asian team for $50,000 between now and Opening Day; he may sign with an Asian team for $100,000 during the regular season

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