Ben Zobrist

Right Field Age: 34 Exp: 7.134 Years
Drafted: Round 6 (#184 overall), 2004 College: Dallas Baptist Agent(s): Bobby Witt (Octagon)
  • Current Contract

    Ben Zobrist signed a 4 year / $18,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including a $561,900 signing bonus, and an annual average salary of $4,500,000. In 2015, Zobrist will earn a base salary of $2,827,868. Zobrist has a cap hit of $2,827,868.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $18,000,000
    Signing Bonus $561,900
    Average Salary $4,500,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2010 Contract details by year 29 $438,100 $140,475 $578,575
    2011 Contract details by year 30 $4,500,000 $140,475 $4,640,475
    2012 Contract details by year 31 $4,500,000 $140,475 $4,640,475
    2013 Contract details by year 32 $5,500,000 $140,475 $5,640,475
    2014 Contract details by year 33 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year 34 $2,827,868 - $2,827,868
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $18 million guaranteed.
    • 2014 option includes a $2.5 million buyout
    • 2015 option includes a $500k buyout
    • Zobrist to donate up to $0.45M to club charity
    • assignment bonus: $0.75M before end of 2011 season, $0.5M after 2011 season but before end of 2013 season, $0.25M after 2013 season
    • 2015 option may increase based on finish in 2010-14 MVP vote
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Salary
    2015 Contract details by year $-1,500,000 - $-1,500,000
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Salary
    2015 Contract details by year $1,500,000 - $1,500,000
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Salary
    2015 Contract details by year $1,500,000 - $1,500,000
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Salary
    2015 Contract details by year $-1,500,000 - $-1,500,000
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Salary
    2015 Contract details by year $4,672,132 - $4,672,132

    Previous Contracts

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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $383,400 - - $383,400
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $395,800 - - $395,800
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $415,900 - $10,000 $425,900
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $438,100 $561,900 - $1,000,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,827,868 - - $2,827,868
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,672,132 - - $4,672,132
    Est. Earnings (9 seasons) $30,633,200 $561,900 $10,000 $31,205,100
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Ben Zobrist ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($2,827,868) Rank
    MLB: #299
    Kansas City Royals: #14
    Right Field: #24

    Total Cash ($2,827,868) Rank
    MLB: #300
    Right Field: #24

    Average Annual ($4,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #260
    Right Field: #23
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2015 OAK 93 89 333 58 96 27 2 10 46 49 2 37 .288 .376 .471 .847
    2014 TB 146 144 570 83 155 34 3 10 52 75 10 84 .272 .354 .395 .749
    2013 TB 157 156 612 77 168 36 3 12 71 72 11 91 .275 .354 .402 .756
    2012 TB 157 156 560 88 151 39 7 20 74 97 14 103 .270 .377 .471 .848
    2011 TB 153 151 578 98 154 43 6 20 90 75 19 128 .266 .351 .465 .816
    2010 TB 148 141 530 76 126 26 2 10 73 91 23 105 .238 .347 .351 .698
    2009 TB 149 132 493 91 148 27 7 27 90 88 17 100 .300 .404 .548 .952
    2008 TB 62 49 198 32 50 10 2 10 30 25 3 37 .253 .339 .475 .814

    Valuation

    Trending Up

    • Previous Rating: 0.65
    • Current Salary: $7,500,000

    Production Points

    • Season Total: 251.75
    • Points/Game: 2.71

    Current TVS Rankings

    527 MLB
    67 Outfield
    13 Kansas City Royals