Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter Age: 35 Exp: 7.082 Years
Agent(s): Diego Bentz (Relativity Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Nelson Cruz signed a 4 year / $57,000,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, and an annual average salary of $14,250,000. In 2015, Cruz will earn a base salary of $14,000,000 and a signing bonus of $1,000,000. Cruz has a cap hit of $14,250,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $57,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $14,250,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 35 $14,000,000 $250,000 $14,250,000
    2016 Contract details by year 36 $14,000,000 $250,000 $14,250,000
    2017 Contract details by year 37 $14,000,000 $250,000 $14,250,000
    2018 Contract details by year 38 $14,000,000 $250,000 $14,250,000
    2019 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • May block a trade to 8 teams in 2015/2016
    • All Star Reserve: $25,000
    • All Star Starter, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP: $50,000
    • WS MVP: $100,000
    • MVP: $150,000

     

    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2014 Contract details by year 34 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
    • Incentives: $750k
    • $150,000 each for 60, 90, 120, 150, 180 days on active roster
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $316,000 - - $316,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $327,000 - - $327,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $382,000 - - $382,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $65,270 - - $65,270
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $408,070 - $10,000 $418,070
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $440,000 - - $440,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,650,000 - - $3,650,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $500,000 - $5,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 - $50,000 $10,550,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 $1,000,000 - $15,000,000
    Est. Earnings (11 seasons) $43,088,340 $1,500,000 $60,000 $44,648,340
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    08/05/2013 Player contract details by year 50 games $286,885 violating MLB drug prevention and treatment program
    $50 $286,885
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Nelson Cruz ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($14,250,000) Rank
    MLB: #58
    Seattle Mariners: #3
    Designated Hitter: #4

    Total Cash ($15,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #51
    Designated Hitter: #3

    Average Annual ($14,250,000) Rank
    MLB: #64
    Designated Hitter: #4
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2015 SEA 98 98 375 51 116 15 1 25 60 37 2 93 .309 .376 .555 .931
    2014 BAL 159 159 613 87 166 32 2 40 108 55 4 140 .271 .333 .525 .333

    Valuation

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    • Previous Rating: -11.14
    • Current Salary: $14,250,000

    Production Points

    • Season Total: 425.75
    • Points/Game: 4.34

    Current TVS Rankings

    890 MLB
    30 Seattle Mariners