What Did Kenta Maeda Make in 2016?
Kenta Maeda ended up earning $12,025,000 in 2016, including the pro-rated portion of his signing bonus. His base salary was $3.125M, including pro-rated signing bonus, so he earned total incentives worth $8.9 million, the biggest chunk of which was for making 32 starts for the Bums.
He was a bargain. fangraphs values his performance at $26.6M. He got hit hard his first two post-season starts, but Dave Roberts pulled him too soon in Game 5 of the NLCS. There was a lot of over-managing with the relievers this post-season.