Ian Kinsler

2nd Base Age: 32 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 17 (#496 overall), 2003 College: Arizona State Agent(s): Jay Franklin (BBI Sports Group)
  • Current Contract

    Ian Kinsler signed a 5 year / $75,000,000 contract with the Texas Rangers, including an annual average salary of $15,000,000. In 2015, Kinsler will earn a base salary of $16,000,000. Kinsler has a cap hit of $16,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $75,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year $13,000,000 $13,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year $16,000,000 $16,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year $16,000,000 $16,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year $14,000,000 $14,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year $11,000,000 $11,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year $10,000,000 $10,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2018 club option includes $5 million buyout
    • All Star: $100,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2008-2013

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $22,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $4,400,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2008 Contract details by year $500,000 $200,000 $50,000 $750,000
    2009 Contract details by year $3,000,000 $200,000 - $3,200,000
    2010 Contract details by year $4,000,000 $200,000 $50,000 $4,250,000
    2011 Contract details by year $600,000 $200,000 - $800,000
    2012 Contract details by year $7,000,000 $200,000 $50,000 $7,250,000
    2013 Contract details by year $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    • Signing Bonus: $1 million
    • $50k for All-Star Selection
    • 2013 option includes a $500k buyout
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $327,000 - - $327,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $390,708 - - $390,708
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $1,000,000 $50,000 $1,550,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - $50,000 $4,050,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - $600,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $50,000 $7,050,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - $100,000 $16,100,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $60,817,708 $1,000,000 $250,000 $62,067,708
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    09/26/2010 Player contract details by year 1 game $21,857 Excessive celebration of a home run
    $1 $21,857
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Ian Kinsler ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($16,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #45
    American: #23
    American Central: #6
    Detroit Tigers: #5
    2nd Base: #2

    Total Cash ($16,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #44
    2nd Base: #2

    Average Annual ($15,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #56
    2nd Base: #2