Details of Jon Garland’s deal with the Dodgers
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Jon Garland’s new one-year, $5-million contract with the Dodgers could be worth as much as $16.525 million over two years.
Garland’s new contract calls for a 2011 salary of $3.5 million. The deal includes a signing bonus of $1 million that will be paid in 2012.
Garland can earn $3.525 million in incentives in 2011: He will be paid $500,000 for pitching 150 innings, another $500,000 for 160 innings, $525,00 for 170 innings, $1 million for 180 innings and $1 million for 190 innings.
If he pitches 190 innings, $1 million of his incentive pay will be deferred without interest.
The contract includes a 2012 club option worth $8 million. For the option to vest, Garland must pitch 190 innings and avoid landing on the disabled list in September because of an injury to his right arm.
If Garland’s 2012 option doesn’t vest and his option is declined, the Dodgers will pay him a $500,000 buyout.
Garland can earn an additional $250,000 in 2012 for pitching 185 innings and another $250,000 for 190 innings.
Garland will donate $25,000 to the Dodgers Dream Foundation next year and $50,000 in 2012.
-- Dylan Hernandez