Joey Votto

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Cincinnati Reds 1st Base (1B ) Age: 40-183d Exp: 16.027 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Right
Drafted: Round 2 (#44 overall), 2002 College: Richview Collegiate Institute Agent(s): Dan Lozano (MVP Sports Group)


  • Current Dead Contracts

    2024-2024

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Salary
    2024 Contract details by year $7,000,000 - $7,000,000

    Previous Contracts

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    2024-2024Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2014-2024

    Contract: 10 yr(s) / $225,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $22,500,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA

    2011-2013 Arbitration Extension

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $38,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $12,666,667
    Free Agent:

    2010-2010 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $525,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $525,000
    Free Agent:

    2009-2009 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $437,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $437,500
    Free Agent:

    2008-2008 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $390,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $390,000
    Free Agent:

    2007-2007 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $380,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $380,000
    Free Agent:

    2002-2002Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $600,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $600,000 - $600,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $56,079 - - $56,079
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 - - $390,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $437,500 - - $437,500
    2010 Player Cash Earnings NL MVP,
    NL HANK AARON
    $525,000 - - $525,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings NL GOLD GLOVE:1B $5,500,000 $2,500,000 $100,000 $8,100,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 $1,500,000 $50,000 $11,050,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 $2,000,000 $50,000 $19,050,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - $75,000 $25,075,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $9,259,259 - - $9,259,259
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (17 seasons)
    $235,667,838 $6,600,000 $275,000 $242,542,838
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    $242,667,838 $6,600,000 $275,000 $249,542,838
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    17 seasons Player Cash Earnings $235,667,838 $6,600,000 - $242,542,838
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    06/22/2021 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official 1 game $134,409 Arguing balls and strikes
    05/09/2015 Player contract details by year Physical Contact with Official 1 game $76,502 Making physical contact with an umpire
    2 $210,911
  • Transactions

    Nov 4 2023Cincinnati (CIN) declined a $20M option for 2024 ($7M buyout)
    Jun 22 2021Suspended 1 game for arguing balls/strikes, forfeiting $134,409 in 2021 salary with Cincinnati (CIN)
    May 8 2015Suspended 1 game for making contact with an umpire, forfeiting $76,502 in 2015 salary with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 2 2012Signed a 10 year $225 million extension with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jan 17 2011Signed a 3 year $38 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 8 2010Signed a 1 year $525k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Feb 28 2009Signed a 1 year $437k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jan 29 2008Signed a 1 year $390k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jan 25 2007Signed a 1 year $380k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Feb 26 2006Signed a 1 year $327k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Nov 18 2005Contract purchased by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jun 5 2002Signed a contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jun 4 2002Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 2 (#44 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Joey Votto, 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 CIN 65 60 208 26 42 6 0 14 38 27 0 62 .202 .314 .433 .747 -0.08
    2022 CIN 91 90 322 31 66 18 1 11 41 44 0 97 .205 .319 .370 .689 -0.27
    2021 CIN 129 126 448 73 119 23 1 36 99 77 1 127 .266 .375 .562 .937 3.51
    2020 CIN 54 54 186 32 42 8 0 11 22 37 0 43 .226 .354 .446 .800 -0.01
    2019 CIN 145 136 525 79 137 32 1 15 47 76 5 123 .261 .357 .411 .768 1.36
    2018 CIN 145 140 503 67 143 28 2 12 67 108 2 101 .284 .417 .419 .836 3.6
    2017 CIN 162 162 559 106 179 34 1 36 100 134 5 83 .320 .454 .578 1.032 8.09
    2016 CIN 158 155 556 101 181 34 2 29 97 108 8 120 .326 .434 .550 .984 4.22
    2015 CIN 158 156 545 95 171 33 2 29 80 143 13 135 .314 .459 .541 1.000 7.84
    2014 CIN 62 61 220 32 56 16 0 6 23 47 1 49 .255 .390 .409 .799 1.68
    2013 CIN 162 161 581 101 177 30 3 24 73 135 6 138 .305 .435 .491 .926 6.64
    2012 CIN 111 109 374 59 126 44 0 14 56 94 5 85 .337 .474 .567 1.041 5.9
    2011 CIN 161 159 599 101 185 40 3 29 103 110 8 129 .309 .416 .531 .947 6.63
    2010 CIN 150 146 547 106 177 36 2 37 113 91 16 125 .324 .424 .600 1.024 6.97
    2009 CIN 131 128 469 82 151 38 1 25 84 70 4 106 .322 .414 .567 .981 0
    2008 CIN 151 138 525 69 156 32 3 24 84 59 7 102 .297 .369 .507 .876 0
    Totals 2,059 2,002 7,251 1,171 2,135 459 22 356 1,144 1,365 82 1,640 0.294 0.410 0.511 0.921 56.08
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 1 yrs, $5,540,912
    • Avg. Salary: $5,540,912
    • MLB Rank: 257
    • 1B Rank: 23

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2025
    • Avg. Salary: $22,500,000
    • MLB Rank: 41
    • 1B Rank: 4

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Joey Votto to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Justin Turner 2 $21,700,000 $10,850,000 38
    Yulieski Gurriel 1 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 38
    Evan Longoria 1 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 37
    Matt Carpenter 2 $12,000,000 $6,000,000 37
    Averages 1.5 $9,737,500 $6,491,667 37.5


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Votto's current age (40), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    2 $14,530,000 $7,265,000


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Votto statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Hits, Strikeouts, Runs Batted In, On-base Plus Slugging , WAR, WAR

    Player GP% H/GM SO/GM RBI/GM OPS WOBP WAR
    Justin Turner 2021-2022, BOS 86.11 1 0.67 0.6 0.811 0.36 3.24
    Yulieski Gurriel 2021-2022, MIA 89.2 1.04 0.49 0.46 0.747 0.33 1.86
    Evan Longoria 2021-2022, ARI 52.47 0.77 0.89 0.52 0.799 0.35 2.75
    Matt Carpenter 2021-2022, SD 54.63 0.42 0.63 0.33 0.794 0.38 2.11
    Average 70.60 0.81 0.67 0.48 0.79 0.36 2.49
    Joey Votto 2022-2023 48.15 0.69 1.02 0.51 0.711 0.32 -0.37
    % Change -31.80% -14.81% -52.24% 6.25% -10.00% -11.11% -114.86%
    Median Prime % Change -14.81%
    Average Prime % Change -32.65%


    Joey Votto's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    1 years, $5,540,912 $5,540,912
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