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Christian Vazquez

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Boston Red Sox Catcher Age: 30-238d Exp: 6.031 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 9 (#292 overall), 2008 College: Puerto Rico Baseball Academy Agent(s): (MDR Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Christian Vazquez signed a 3 year / $13,350,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $13,350,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $4,450,000. In 2021, Vazquez will earn a base salary of $6,250,000, while carrying a total salary of $6,250,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $13,350,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,450,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 27 $1,425,000 $1,425,000 $1,425,000 $1,425,000($1,425,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000($4,275,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $4,200,000 $4,200,000 $1,555,556 $1,555,556($5,830,556)
    2021 Contract details by year 30 $6,250,000 $4,516,667 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000($12,080,556)
    2022 Contract details by year 31 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $250,000($12,330,556)
    2023 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022 Club Option includes a $250,000 buyout
    • 2022 escalates to $8M with 502 plate appearances across 2020-21
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,425,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,425,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $561,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $561,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $513,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $513,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $512,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $512,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $490,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $490,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $80,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $80,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $80,000 - $80,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $224,043 - - $224,043
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $512,500 - - $512,500
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $339,163 - - $339,163
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $561,000 - - $561,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,425,000 - - $1,425,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,850,000 - - $2,850,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,555,556 - - $1,555,556
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,250,000 - - $6,250,000
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $13,717,262 $80,000 - $13,797,262
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $250,000 - - $250,000
    $13,967,262 $80,000 - $14,047,262
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,717,262 $80,000 - $13,797,262
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Mar 24 2018Signed a 3 year $13.35 million contract extension with Boston (BOS), including a club option for 2022
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $1.425 million contract with Boston (BOS), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $561,000 contract with Boston (BOS)
    Mar 2 2016Signed a 1 year $513,000 contract with Boston (BOS)
    Mar 8 2015Signed a 1 year $512,500 contract with Boston (BOS)
    Mar 7 2014Signed a 1 year $500k contract with Boston (BOS)
    Mar 2 2013Signed a 1 year $490k contract with Boston (BOS)
    Jun 17 2008Signed a contract with Boston (BOS)
    Jun 7 2008Drafted by Boston (BOS): Round 9 (#292 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Christian Vazquez, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Christian Vazquez ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2021 BOS 12 11 44 9 13 3 0 2 5 3 2 7 .295 .340 .500 .840 0.27
    2020 BOS 47 45 173 22 49 9 0 7 23 16 4 43 .283 .344 .457 .801 0.7
    2019 BOS 138 122 482 66 133 26 1 23 72 33 4 101 .276 .320 .477 .797 2.24
    2018 BOS 80 67 251 24 52 10 0 3 16 13 4 41 .207 .257 .283 .540 -0.79
    2017 BOS 99 87 324 43 94 18 2 5 32 17 7 64 .290 .330 .404 .734 1.08
    2016 BOS 57 49 172 21 39 9 1 1 12 10 0 39 .227 .277 .308 .585 -0.29
    2014 BOS 55 50 175 15 42 9 0 1 20 19 0 33 .240 .308 .309 .617 0.96
    Totals 488 431 1,621 200 422 84 4 42 180 111 21 328 0.260 0.310 0.395 0.705 4.17