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Jose Martinez

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Chicago Cubs 1st Base Age: 32 Exp: 3.027 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Venezuela Agent(s): (Octagon)

Minors/40 Man Active

Cubs – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Jose Martinez signed a 2 year / $3,250,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $3,250,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,625,000. In 2020, Martinez will earn a base salary of $2,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $2,125,000. Martinez's adjusted salary with the Chicago Cubs is $320,624

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $3,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,625,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $1,000,000 $125,000 $1,125,000 $1,125,000 $1,250,000($1,250,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $2,000,000 $125,000 $1,625,000 $2,125,000 $320,624 $320,624($1,570,624)
    2021 Jose Martinez Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 32 ARB 2  
    2022 Jose Martinez Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 33 ARB 3  
    2023 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Incentives TBD
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $466,413
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $466,413
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $560,400
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $560,400
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $535,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $535,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $74,871 - - $74,871
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $535,000 - - $535,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $560,400 - - $560,400
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $250,000 - $1,250,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $320,624 - - $320,624
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $341,413 - - $341,413
    Est. Earnings
    (5 seasons)
    $2,832,308 $250,000 - $3,082,308
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,170,271 $250,000 - $2,420,271
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $662,037 - - $662,037
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Aug 30 2020Traded to Chicago (CHC) from Tampa Bay (TB) for 2 PTBN
    Jan 9 2020Traded to Tampa Bay (TB) from St. Louis (STL) with Randy Arozarena and 2020 1st round pick [Competitive Balance A] for Matthew Liberatore, 2020 2nd round pick [Competitive Balance B] and Edgardo Rodriguez
    Feb 23 2019Signed a 2 year $3.25 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Mar 24 2018Signed a 1 yea r$560,400 contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $535,000 contract with St. Louis (STL)
    May 25 2016Traded to St. Louis (STL) from Kansas City (KC) for cash considerations
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $507,500 contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Dec 2 2015Traded to St. Louis (STL) from Kansas City (KC) for Tony Cruz
    Feb 16 2006Signed a contract with Chicago (CHW)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Jose Martinez, 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
    2020 CHC 30 20 81 10 16 4 0 2 10 10 0 23 .198 .286 .321 .607 0.05
    2019 STL 128 80 334 45 90 13 2 10 42 35 3 82 .269 .340 .410 .750 -0.25
    2018 STL 152 134 534 64 163 30 0 17 83 49 0 104 .305 .364 .457 .821 1.49
    2017 STL 106 63 272 47 84 13 1 14 46 32 4 60 .309 .379 .518 .897 1.45
    2016 STL 12 2 16 4 7 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .438 .500 .500 1.000 0.12
    Totals 428 299 1,237 170 360 61 3 43 182 128 7 270 0.291 0.358 0.449 0.807 2.86
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