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Designated Hitter Age: 40 Exp: 17.048 Years
Agent(s): Fern Cuza & Diego Bentz (Relativity Sports)
  • Current Contract

    David Ortiz signed a 1 year / $16,000,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $16,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $16,000,000. In 2016, Ortiz will earn a base salary of $16,000,000. Ortiz has a cap hit of $16,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 39 $16,000,000 $16,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 40 $16,000,000 $16,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 41 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
    Contract Notes:
    • 2016-17 Options increase based on
      425 PA: $11M (exercised)
      475 PA: $12M 
      500 PA: $13M
      525 PA: $14M
      575 PA: $15M
      600 PA: $16M 
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $29,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $14,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 37 $14,000,000 $500,000 $50,000 $14,550,000
    2014 Contract details by year 38 $15,000,000 $500,000 - $15,500,000
    • 2014 Possible Incentives: $4 million 
    • All Star Bonus: $50,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $260,000 - $25,000 $285,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $950,000 - - $950,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $4,587,500 - - $4,587,500
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - $5,250,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 $2,000,000 - $8,500,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - $50,000 $12,550,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - $50,000 $12,550,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - $150,000 $12,650,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $14,575,000 - - $14,575,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 $1,000,000 $50,000 $15,050,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    Est. Earnings (16 seasons) $156,872,500 $3,000,000 $325,000 $160,197,500
    $156,872,500 $3,000,000 $325,000 $160,197,500
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/07/2015 Player contract details by year Physical Contact with Official 1 game $87,431 Making contact with an umpire
    07/18/2011 Player contract details by year 3 games $204,918 Role in a brawl against Baltimore (BAL)
    $4 $292,349
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how David Ortiz ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($16,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #53
    Boston Red Sox: #5
    Designated Hitter: #4

    Total Cash ($16,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #51
    Designated Hitter: #5

    Average Annual ($16,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #56
    Designated Hitter: #4
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2016 BOS 148 137 527 78 166 48 1 37 124 79 2 84 .315 .402 .620 1.022
    2015 BOS 146 143 528 73 144 37 0 37 108 77 0 95 .273 .360 .553 .913
    2014 BOS 142 136 518 59 136 27 0 35 104 75 0 95 .263 .355 .517 .872
    2013 BOS 137 135 518 84 160 38 2 30 103 76 4 88 .309 .395 .564 .959
    2012 BOS 90 88 324 65 103 26 0 23 60 56 0 51 .318 .415 .611 1.026
    2011 BOS 146 138 525 84 162 40 1 29 96 78 1 83 .309 .398 .554 .952
    2010 BOS 145 138 518 86 140 36 1 32 102 82 0 145 .270 .370 .529 .899
    2009 BOS 150 144 541 77 129 35 1 28 99 74 0 134 .238 .332 .462 .794
    2008 BOS 109 108 416 74 110 30 1 23 89 70 1 74 .264 .369 .507 .876
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 0

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare David Ortiz to.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Ortiz's current age (40), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Ortiz statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    David Ortiz's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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