David Bote

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Chicago Cubs 2nd Base Age: 30-332d Exp: 4.083 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 18 (#554 overall), 2012 College: Neosho County CC Agent(s): (Magnus Media)

  • Current Contract

    David Bote signed a 5 year / $15,000,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including a $50,000 signing bonus, $15,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,000,000.

    2020-2026 Pre-Arbitration Extension

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus $50,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 27 1.100 PRE-ARB $950,000 $10,000 $3,000,000 $960,000 $352,852 $950,000($950,000)
    2021 Contract details by year 28 2.100 PRE-ARB $1,000,000 $10,000 $3,000,000 $1,010,000 $1,010,000 $1,000,000($1,950,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 29 3.100 ARB 1 $2,500,000 $10,000 $3,000,000 $2,510,000 $2,510,000 $2,500,000($4,450,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 30 4.083 ARB 2 $4,000,000 $10,000 $3,000,000 $4,010,000 $4,010,000 $4,000,000($8,450,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 31 ARB 3 $5,500,000 $10,000 $3,000,000 $5,510,000 $5,510,000 $5,500,000($13,950,000)
    2025 Contract details by year 32 Club $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $1,000,000($14,950,000)
    2026 Contract details by year 33 Club $7,600,000 - $7,600,000 $7,600,000 $7,600,000 -($14,950,000)
    2027 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2025 Club Option includes a $1M buyout
    • 2026 Club Option includes a $500,000 buyout
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $561,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $561,500
    Free Agent:

    2018-2018 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $545,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $545,000
    Free Agent:

    2012-2012Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $100,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $100,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings - $100,000 - $100,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $293,000 - - $293,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $561,500 $50,000 - $611,500
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $950,000 - - $950,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (6 seasons)
    $9,304,500 $150,000 - $9,454,500
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    $15,804,500 $150,000 - $15,954,500
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,304,500 $150,000 - $9,454,500
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 10 2022Outrighted to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)
    Apr 3 2019Signed a 5 year $15 million contract extension with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 5 2019Signed a 1 year $561,500 contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Nov 20 2017Contract purchased by Chicago (CHC)
    Jun 25 2012Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Jun 6 2012Drafted by Chicago (CHC): Round 18 (#554 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for David Bote, 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
    2023 CHC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
    2022 CHC 41 35 116 15 30 8 0 4 12 6 1 45 .259 .315 .431 .746 0.56
    2021 CHC 97 78 291 32 58 10 2 8 35 27 0 73 .199 .276 .330 .606 -0.56
    2020 CHC 45 35 125 15 25 3 1 7 29 17 2 40 .200 .303 .408 .711 -0.09
    2019 CHC 127 75 303 47 78 17 0 11 41 44 5 93 .257 .362 .422 .784 2.16
    2018 CHC 74 47 184 23 44 9 2 6 33 19 3 60 .239 .319 .408 .727 1.84
    Totals 384 270 1,019 132 235 47 5 36 150 113 11 311 0.231 0.318 0.393 0.710 3.91
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