Yadier Molina

Catcher Age: 33 Exp: 11.123 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#113 overall), 2000 Agent(s): Melvin Roman (MDR Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Yadier Molina signed a 5 year / $75,000,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $75,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $15,000,000. In 2016, Molina will earn a base salary of $14,000,000. Molina has a cap hit of $14,200,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $75,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 30 $14,000,000 $200,000 $100,000 $14,300,000
    2014 Contract details by year 31 $15,000,000 $200,000 $100,000 $15,300,000
    2015 Contract details by year 32 $15,000,000 $200,000 $100,000 $15,300,000
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $14,000,000 $200,000 - $14,200,000
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $14,000,000 $200,000 - $14,200,000
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2018 mutual option includes $2 million buyout
    • full no-trade protection
    • All Star: $50,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2008-2012

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $15,500,000
    Signing Bonus $250,000
    Average Salary $3,875,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary
    2008 Contract details by year 25 $1,750,000 $62,500 $50,000 $1,862,500
    2009 Contract details by year 26 $3,250,000 $62,500 $100,000 $3,412,500
    2010 Contract details by year 27 $4,250,000 $62,500 $100,000 $4,412,500
    2011 Contract details by year 28 $5,312,500 $62,500 $100,000 $5,475,000
    2012 Contract details by year 29 $7,000,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $8,100,000
    • Signing Bonus: $250,000
    • 2012 option includesa a $750k buyout and increases to $7.5 million if traded.
    • $50k for All-Star Selection, Gold Glove
    • St. Louis exercised $7M option for 2012 10/31/11
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $323,500 - - $323,500
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - $525,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 $250,000 $50,000 $2,050,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,250,000 - $100,000 $3,350,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 - $100,000 $4,350,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $5,312,500 - $100,000 $5,412,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $100,000 $7,100,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $15,100,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - $100,000 $15,100,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - $100,000 $15,100,000
    Est. Earnings (11 seasons) $66,811,000 $1,250,000 $750,000 $68,811,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    $96,811,000 $1,250,000 $750,000 $98,811,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    06/03/2013 Player contract details by year 1 game $7,650 Making contact with an umpire against Arizona (ARI)
    08/04/2011 Player contract details by year 5 games $145,150 Making contact with an umpire against Milwaukee (MIL)
    $6 $152,800
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Yadier Molina ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($14,000,000) Rank
    MLB: #68

    Total Cash ($14,000,000) Rank

    Average Annual ($15,000,000) Rank
  • Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2015 STL 136 132 488 34 132 23 2 4 61 32 3 59 .270 .310 .350 .660
    2014 STL 110 109 404 40 114 21 0 7 38 28 1 55 .282 .333 .386 .719
    2013 STL 136 131 505 68 161 44 0 12 80 30 3 55 .319 .359 .477 .836
    2012 STL 138 133 505 65 159 28 0 22 76 45 12 55 .315 .373 .501 .874
    2011 STL 136 129 464 54 142 32 1 14 64 32 4 44 .306 .349 .470 .819
    2010 STL 134 128 457 34 120 18 0 6 62 42 8 50 .263 .331 .341 .672
    2009 STL 137 133 471 43 137 21 1 6 52 48 8 38 .291 .363 .378 .741
    2008 STL 121 113 434 37 132 18 0 6 55 32 0 29 .304 .350 .387 .737
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

    • Free Agent:
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    • MLB Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Yadier Molina's Calculated Market Value

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