Paul DeJong

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Chicago White Sox Shortstop (SS ) Age: 30-220d Exp: 5.128 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 4 (#131 overall), 2015 College: Illinois State Agent(s): (CL Rocks)

  • Current Contract

    Paul DeJong signed a 1 year / $1,750,000 contract with the Chicago White Sox, including $1,750,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,750,000. In 2024, DeJong will earn a base salary of $1,750,000, while carrying a total salary of $1,750,000.

    2024-2024 Free Agent

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,750,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2024 Contract details by year 30 5.128 ARB void $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000($1,750,000)
    2025 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 400 Plate Appearances: $150,000
      500 Plate Appearances: $100,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Current Dead Contracts

    2024-2024

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Salary
    2024 Contract details by year $2,000,000 - $2,000,000

    Previous Contracts

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    2024-2024Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2023-2023Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,215,061
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,215,061
    Free Agent:

    2023-2023Buyout

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

    2023-2023Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,475,804
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,475,804
    Free Agent:

    2023-2023

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $720,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $720,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2023-2023Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $154,840
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $154,840
    Free Agent:

    2018-2025 Pre-Arbitration Extension

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $26,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $4,333,333
    Free Agent:

    2017-2017 Pre-Arbitration

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

    2015-2015Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $200,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2015 Player Cash Earnings - $200,000 - $200,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $359,529 - - $359,529
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - $2,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $555,556 - - $555,556
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $7,690,864 - - $7,690,864
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,475,804 - - $1,475,804
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $154,840 - - $154,840
    Est. Earnings
    (7 seasons)
    $22,736,593 $1,200,000 - $23,936,593
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000
    $29,486,593 $1,200,000 - $30,686,593
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $21,105,949 $1,200,000 - $22,305,949
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,475,804 - - $1,475,804
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $154,840 - - $154,840
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 21 2023Signed a 1 year $1.75 million contract with Chicago (CHW)
    Sep 21 2023Released by San Francisco (SF)
    Aug 22 2023Signed a minor league contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Aug 21 2023Released by Toronto (TOR)
    Aug 19 2023Designated for Assignment by Toronto (TOR)
    Aug 1 2023Traded to Toronto (TOR) from St. Louis (STL) for Matt Svanson
    May 10 2022Optioned to the Minors by St. Louis (STL)
    Mar 5 2018Signed a 6 year $26 million contract extension with St. Louis (STL), including two club options for 2024, 2025
    Jun 25 2015Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Jun 18 2015Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 4 (#131 overall)

  • Injuries

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  • 2024 Player Rankings

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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 SF 112 102 372 41 77 13 0 14 38 21 4 121 .207 .258 .355 .613 0.72
    2022 STL 77 58 210 19 33 9 0 6 25 21 3 79 .157 .245 .286 .531 0.33
    2021 STL 113 100 356 44 70 10 1 19 45 35 4 103 .197 .284 .390 .674 1.61
    2020 STL 45 45 152 17 38 6 0 3 25 17 1 50 .250 .322 .349 .671 0.42
    2019 STL 159 156 583 97 136 31 1 30 78 62 9 149 .233 .318 .444 .762 5.29
    2018 STL 115 111 436 68 105 25 1 19 68 36 1 123 .241 .313 .433 .746 2.92
    2017 STL 108 104 417 55 119 26 1 25 65 21 1 124 .285 .325 .532 .857 2.7
    Totals 729 676 2,526 341 578 120 4 116 344 213 23 749 0.229 0.299 0.417 0.716 13.99
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