Alex Rodriguez

Drafted:Round 1 (#1 overall), 1993

Current Salary Information

Contract: 10 yr(s) / $275,000,000 Signing Bonus $10,000,000 Average Salary $27,500,000 Guaranteed: $275,000,000 Free Agent: 2018 / Unrestricted
Year Base S. Bonus Misc. Total Salary
2008 27,000,000 2,000,000 - 29,000,000
2009 32,000,000 1,000,000 - 33,000,000
2010 32,000,000 1,000,000 - 33,000,000
2011 32,000,000 1,000,000 - 33,000,000
2012 29,000,000 1,000,000 - 30,000,000
2013 28,000,000 1,000,000 - 29,000,000
2014 2,868,852 1,000,000 - 3,868,852
2015 21,000,000 1,000,000 - 22,000,000
2016 20,000,000 1,000,000 - 21,000,000
2017 20,000,000 1,000,000 - 21,000,000
2018 FA
  • $30M marketing agreement based on home run milestones ($6M each for reaching 660, 714, 755 and tying and breaking major league HR record)
  • Texas obligated to fund $9M as part of deferred compensation provision in previous contract (to be paid with interest in $3M increments in 2008, 2009 & 2010)
     
  • Award Bonuses:
  • $50,000 for finishing 6th-10th in MVP vote
  • $0.1M each for making All Star team, receiving most All Star votes, Silver Slugger, making post-season AP, Baseball America or Sporting News All Star team, being named player of the year by AP, Baseball America or Sporting News
  • $0.15M each for LCS or LDS MVP
  • $0.2M for WS MVP or finishing 2nd-5th in MVP vote
  • $0.5M for MVP ($1M for second MVP, $1.5M for subsequent MVPs) (received $0.5M for 2003 AL MVP, $1M for 2005 AL MVP) 
  • Perks:
    May purchase 4 best available season tickets for 2008, 4 Legends Suite or comparable season tickets for 2009-17

Previous Contracts

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Fines

Team Reason Games Susp. Amount Date  
NYY 162 games $25,000,000.00 01/11/2014

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Estimated Career Earnings

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Transactions

Jan 11 2014
Suspended 162 games, forfeiting $22,131,147 for his use of & affiliation with PEDs
Dec 13 2007
Signed a 10 year $275 million contract with New York (NYY)
Feb 16 2004
Traded to New York (NYY) from Texas (TEX) for Alfonso Soriano and Joaquin Arias
Dec 11 2000
Signed a 10 year $252 million contract with Texas (TEX)
Feb 1 1997
Signed a 4 year $10.7 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
Aug 1 1993
Signed a 3 year $1.3 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
Jun 3 1993
Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 1 (#1 overall)