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David Ortiz

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Boston Red Sox Designated Hitter Age: 45 Exp: 17.048 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Country: Dominican Republic Agent(s): Fern Cuza & Diego Bentz (Relativity Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    David Ortiz signed a 1 year / $16,000,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $16,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $16,000,000. In , Ortiz will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a total salary of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 39 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000($16,000,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 40 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000($32,000,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 41 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000($48,000,000)
    2018 Free Agent Year 42 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2016-17 Options increase based on
      425 PA: $11M (exercised)
      475 PA: $12M 
      500 PA: $13M
      525 PA: $14M
      575 PA: $15M
      600 PA: $16M 
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2013-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $29,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $14,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $14,575,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,575,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA

    2008-2011

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $52,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2005-2007

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $12,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,250,000
    Free Agent: 2008 / UFA

    2004-2004

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,587,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,587,500
    Free Agent: 2005 / UFA

    2003-2003

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,250,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2002-2002

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $950,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $950,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2001-2001

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $260,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $260,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $260,000 - $25,000 $285,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $950,000 - - $950,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $4,587,500 - - $4,587,500
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - $5,250,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 $2,000,000 - $8,500,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - $50,000 $12,550,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - $50,000 $12,550,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - $150,000 $12,650,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $14,575,000 - - $14,575,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 $1,000,000 $50,000 $15,050,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (16 seasons)
    $156,872,500 $3,000,000 $325,000 $160,197,500
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,210,000 - - $1,235,000
    14 seasons Player Cash Earnings $155,662,500 $3,000,000 - $158,962,500
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/07/2015 Player contract details by year Physical Contact with Official 1 game $87,431 Making contact with an umpire
    07/18/2011 Player contract details by year 3 games $204,918 Role in a brawl against Baltimore (BAL)
    4 $292,349
  • Transactions

    Nov 16 2016Retired from professional baseball
    Nov 3 2016Boston (BOS) exercised a $16 million option for 2017
    May 8 2015Suspended 1 game for making physical contact with an umpire, forfeiting $87,431 in 2015 salary with Boston (BOS)
    Mar 23 2014Signed a 1 year $16 million contract extension with Boston (BOS)
    Nov 2 2012Signed a 2 year $29 million contract with Boston (BOS)
    Feb 13 2012Signed a 1 year $14.575 million contract with Boston (BOS)
    Nov 4 2010Boston (BOS) exercised a $12.5 million club option for 2011
    Apr 10 2006Signed a 4 year $52 million contract with Boston (BOS)
    May 21 2004Signed a 2 year $12.5 million contract with Boston (BOS)
    Jan 31 2004Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with Boston (BOS)
    Jan 22 2003Signed a 1 year $1.25 million contract with Boston (BOS)
    Dec 10 2002Non-Tendered by Minnesota (MIN)
    Feb 9 2002Signed a 1 year $950k contract with Minnesota (MIN)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for David Ortiz, and the financial implications.

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2016 BOS 151 140 537 79 169 48 1 38 127 80 2 86 .315 .401 .620 1.021 5.22
    2015 BOS 146 143 528 73 144 37 0 37 108 77 0 95 .273 .360 .553 .913 3.14
    2014 BOS 142 136 518 59 136 27 0 35 104 75 0 95 .263 .355 .517 .872 2.64
    2013 BOS 137 135 518 84 160 38 2 30 103 76 4 88 .309 .395 .564 .959 4.37
    2012 BOS 90 88 324 65 103 26 0 23 60 56 0 51 .318 .415 .611 1.026 3.17
    2011 BOS 146 138 525 84 162 40 1 29 96 78 1 83 .309 .398 .554 .952 3.95
    2010 BOS 145 138 518 86 140 36 1 32 102 82 0 145 .270 .370 .529 .899 2.78
    2009 BOS 150 144 541 77 129 35 1 28 99 74 0 134 .238 .332 .462 .794 0.73
    2008 BOS 109 108 416 74 110 30 1 23 89 70 1 74 .264 .369 .507 .876 1.7
    Totals 1,767 1,709 6,496 1,079 1,881 468 13 427 1,371 1,042 13 1,281 0.290 0.387 0.563 0.950 27.70
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