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Austin Romine

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Chicago Cubs Catcher Age: 32-067d Exp: 7.045 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 2 (#94 overall), 2007 College: El Toro HS Agent(s): Bill Rose (Moye Sports Associates)

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  • Current Contract

    Austin Romine signed a 1 year / $1,500,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including $1,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,500,000. In 2021, Romine will earn a base salary of $1,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $1,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,500,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 32 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000($1,500,000)
    2022 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Active Roster Bonus: $500,000
    • Incentives: $500,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,150,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,150,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,800,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,100,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,100,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $805,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $805,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $556,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $556,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $554,100
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $554,100
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $524,800
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $524,800
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

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

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $482,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $482,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

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

    2007-2007Signing Bonus

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

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings - $500,000 - $500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $482,000 - - $482,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $417,704 - - $417,704
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $97,503 - - $97,503
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $554,100 - - $554,100
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $556,000 - - $556,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $805,000 - - $805,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 - - $1,100,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,800,000 - - $1,800,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,537,037 - - $1,537,037
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $7,763,344 $500,000 - $8,263,344
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    $9,263,344 $500,000 - $9,763,344
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,226,307 $500,000 - $6,726,307
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,537,037 - - $1,537,037
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    08/25/2017 Player contract details by year Fighting 2 games - Role in a brawl against Detroit (DET)
    2 -
  • Transactions

    Jan 22 2021Signed a 1 year $1.5 million contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Dec 12 2019Signed a 1 year $4.15 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $1.8 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $1.1 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
    Aug 25 2017Suspended 2 games for his Role in a brawl against Detroit (DET)
    Jan 13 2017Signed a 1 year $805,000 contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $556,000 contract with New York (NYY)
    Mar 3 2015Signed a 1 year $554,100 contract with New York (NYY)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $524,800 contract with New York (NYY)
    Mar 1 2013Signed a 1 year $490k contract with New York (NYY)
    Mar 7 2012Signed a 1 year $482k contract with New York (NYY)
    Aug 15 2007Signed a contract with New York (NYY)
    Jun 7 2007Drafted by New York (NYY): Round 2 (#94 overall)

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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 DET 37 37 130 12 31 5 0 2 17 4 0 47 .238 .259 .323 .582 -0.37
    2019 NYY 73 62 228 29 64 12 0 8 35 10 1 50 .281 .310 .439 .749 0.89
    2018 NYY 78 68 242 30 59 12 0 10 42 17 1 67 .244 .295 .417 .712 1.36
    2017 NYY 80 62 229 19 50 9 1 2 21 16 0 57 .218 .272 .293 .565 -0.84
    2016 NYY 62 46 165 17 40 11 0 4 26 7 1 31 .242 .269 .382 .651 -0.18
    2015 NYY 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.05
    2014 NYY 7 2 13 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 .231 .231 .308 .539 -0.1
    2013 NYY 60 43 135 15 28 9 0 1 10 8 1 37 .207 .255 .296 .551 -0.65
    2011 NYY 9 4 19 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .158 .200 .158 .358 -0.18
    Totals 407 325 1,163 126 278 59 1 27 152 63 4 298 0.239 0.278 0.361 0.640 -0.12