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J.D. Martinez

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Boston Red Sox Designated Hitter Age: 33 Exp: 9.036 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 20 (#611 overall), 2009 College: Nova Southeastern Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)

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  • Current Contract

    J.D. Martinez signed a 5 year / $110,000,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $110,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $22,000,000. In 2021, Martinez will earn a base salary of $19,350,000, while carrying a total salary of $19,350,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $110,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $22,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 30 $23,750,000 $23,750,000 $23,750,000 $23,750,000($23,750,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $23,750,000 $23,750,000 $23,750,000 $23,750,000($47,500,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 32 $23,750,000 $23,750,000 $8,796,296 $8,796,296($56,296,296)
    2021 Contract details by year 33 $19,350,000 $22,000,000 $19,350,000 $19,350,000 $19,350,000($75,646,296)
    2022 Contract details by year 34 $19,350,000 $19,350,000 $19,350,000 $19,350,000($94,996,296)
    2023 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Opt-out available after 2019, $2.5M buyout
    • Additional opt-out available after 2020, no buyout
    • Additional opt-out available after 2021
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2017Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,870,192
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,870,192
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2016-2017

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $18,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,250,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    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) / $497,800
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $497,800
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $483,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $483,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $414,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $414,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $30,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $30,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $30,000 - $30,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $483,000 - - $483,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $497,800 - - $497,800
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 - - $6,750,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,879,808 - - $4,879,808
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,870,192 - - $6,870,192
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $23,750,000 - - $23,750,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $23,750,000 - - $23,750,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $8,796,296 - - $8,796,296
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $79,691,096 $30,000 - $79,721,096
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $19,350,000 - - $19,350,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $19,350,000 - - $19,350,000
    $118,391,096 $30,000 - $118,421,096
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,394,800 $30,000 - $1,424,800
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $17,120,192 - - $17,120,192
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,879,808 - - $4,879,808
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $56,296,296 - - $56,296,296
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 1 2020Exercised a $19.35 million player option for 2021 with Boston (BOS)
    Nov 4 2019Exercised a 1 year $23.75M player option for 2020 with Boston (BOS)
    Feb 19 2018Signed a a 5 year $110 million contract with Boston (BOS)
    Feb 8 2016Signed a 2 year $18.5 million contract with Detroit (DET), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 16 2015Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Mar 24 2014Signed a contract with Detroit (DET)
    Mar 24 2014Released by Houston (HOU)
    Mar 2 2012Signed a 1 year $483k contract with Houston (HOU)
    Jun 15 2009Signed a contract with Houston (HOU)
    Jun 10 2009Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 20 (#611 overall)
    Jun 10 2009Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 20 (#611 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for J.D. Martinez, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how J.D. Martinez 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
    2020 BOS 54 54 211 22 45 16 0 7 27 22 1 59 .213 .291 .389 .680 -0.88
    2019 BOS 148 144 575 98 175 33 2 36 105 72 2 138 .304 .383 .557 .940 3.34
    2018 BOS 150 150 569 111 188 37 2 43 130 69 6 146 .330 .402 .629 1.031 6.37
    2017 ARI 119 117 432 85 131 26 3 45 104 53 4 128 .303 .376 .690 1.066 2.57
    2016 DET 120 119 460 69 141 35 2 22 68 49 1 128 .307 .373 .535 .908 1.72
    2015 DET 158 157 596 93 168 33 2 38 102 53 3 178 .282 .344 .535 .879 4.95
    2014 DET 123 112 441 57 139 30 3 23 76 30 6 126 .315 .358 .553 .911 4.47
    2013 HOU 86 76 296 24 74 17 0 7 36 10 2 82 .250 .272 .378 .650 -1.1
    2012 HOU 113 102 395 34 95 14 3 11 55 40 0 96 .241 .311 .375 .686 -0.57
    2011 HOU 53 52 208 29 57 13 0 6 35 13 0 48 .274 .319 .423 .742 0.44
    Totals 1,124 1,083 4,183 622 1,213 254 17 238 738 411 25 1,129 0.290 0.354 0.530 0.883 21.31
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • DH Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • DH Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare J.D. Martinez to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Martinez's current age (33), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Martinez statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    J.D. Martinez's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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