Edwin Encarnacion

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Chicago White Sox Designated Hitter Age: 38-18d Exp: 14.085 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 9 (#274 overall), 2000 College: Manuela Toro HS Agent(s): (Rep 1 Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Edwin Encarnacion signed a 1 year / $12,000,000 contract with the Chicago White Sox, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $12,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 37 $11,000,000 $1,000,000 $12,000,000 $5,074,074 $5,074,074($5,074,074)
    2021 Contract details by year 38 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 -($5,074,074)
    2022 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2021 club option (no buyout)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,666,668
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,666,668
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2019-2019Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2019-2019Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2017-2020

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $60,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2013-2016

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $29,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,666,667
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2011-2012

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $5,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,750,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2010

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $7,600,000
    Signing Bonus $850,000
    Average Salary $3,800,000
    Free Agent: 2011 / UFA

    2009-2009Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,689,865
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,689,865
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $450,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $450,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $407,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $407,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2006-2006

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $332,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $332,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2000-2000Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $55,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $55,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2000 Player Cash Earnings - $55,000 - $55,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $332,500 - - $332,500
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $407,500 - - $407,500
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 - - $450,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $735,135 - - $735,135
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,264,865 $425,000 - $1,689,865
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 $425,000 - $5,175,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 $5,000,000 $150,000 $18,150,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,666,668 - - $8,666,668
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,074,074 $1,000,000 - $5,074,074
    Est. Earnings
    (15 seasons)
    $118,180,742 $6,905,000 $150,000 $125,235,742
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,454,865 $480,000 - $2,934,865
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $47,985,135 $425,000 - $48,410,135
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $30,000,000 $5,000,000 - $35,150,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,666,668 - - $8,666,668
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,074,074 $1,000,000 - $5,074,074
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    07/03/2016 Player contract details by year Physical Contact with Official 1 game - Physical contact with an umpire
    1 -
  • Transactions

    Oct 31 2020Chicago (CHW) declined a $12 million option for 2021
    Dec 25 2019Signed a 1 year $12 million contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Oct 31 2019New York (NYY) declined a $20 million option for 2020
    Jun 15 2019Traded to New York (NYY) from Seattle (SEA) with cash considerations for Juan Then
    Dec 13 2018Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Cleveland (CLE) as part of a 3-team trade: Tampa Bay (TB) traded Jake Bauers to (); Tampa Bay (TB) traded cash considerations to Seattle (SEA); Seattle (SEA) traded Carlos Santana to ()
    Dec 23 2016Signed a 3 year $60 million contract with Cleveland (CLE), including a club option for 2020
    Nov 14 2016Declined a $17.2 million qualifying offer from Toronto (TOR)
    Nov 6 2016Extended a $17.2 million qualifying offer for 2017 by Toronto (TOR)
    Jul 3 2016Suspended 1 game for making physical contact with an umpire against Cleveland (CLE)
    Nov 3 2015Toronto (TOR) exercised a $10 million option for 2016
    Jul 12 2012Signed a 3 year $29 million extension with Toronto (TOR)
    Oct 31 2011Toronto (TOR) exercise $3.5 million option for 2012
    Dec 15 2010Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
    Nov 12 2010Claimed off Waivers by Oakland (OAK)
    Jun 21 2010Designated for Assignment by Toronto (TOR)
    Jul 31 2009Traded to Toronto (TOR) from Cincinnati (CIN) with Josh Roenicke for Zach Stewart and Scott Rolen
    Jun 15 2001Traded to Cincinnati (CIN) from Texas (TEX) with Ruben Mateo for Rob Bell
    Jun 5 2000Drafted by Texas (TEX): Round 9 (#274 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Edwin Encarnacion, 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 CHW 44 43 159 19 25 5 0 10 19 16 0 54 .157 .250 .377 .627 -0.53
    2019 NYY 111 108 418 81 102 18 0 34 86 58 0 103 .244 .344 .531 .875 2.08
    2018 CLE 138 137 500 74 123 16 1 32 107 63 3 132 .246 .336 .474 .810 1.88
    2017 CLE 157 155 554 96 143 20 1 38 107 104 2 133 .258 .377 .504 .881 2.8
    2016 TOR 160 160 601 99 158 34 0 42 127 87 2 138 .263 .357 .529 .886 3.76
    2015 TOR 146 144 528 94 146 31 0 39 111 77 3 98 .277 .372 .557 .929 4.49
    2014 TOR 128 127 477 75 128 27 2 34 98 62 2 82 .268 .354 .547 .901 3.74
    2013 TOR 142 142 529 90 144 29 1 36 104 82 7 62 .272 .371 .535 .906 4.02
    2012 TOR 151 151 542 93 152 24 0 42 110 84 13 94 .280 .384 .557 .941 5.03
    2011 TOR 134 122 481 70 131 36 0 17 55 43 8 77 .272 .334 .453 .787 0.97
    2010 TOR 96 96 332 47 81 16 0 21 51 29 1 60 .244 .305 .482 .787 1.63
    2009 CIN 85 84 293 35 66 11 2 13 39 37 2 67 .225 .320 .410 .730 -0.66
    2008 CIN 146 141 505 75 127 29 1 26 68 61 1 102 .251 .341 .467 .808 0.55
    Totals 1,957 1,903 7,016 1,094 1,825 367 10 423 1,255 900 61 1,424 0.260 0.350 0.496 0.846 29.76