Cesar Hernandez

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Cleveland Guardians 2nd Base Age: 31-25d Exp: 6.154 Years Bat/Throw: Switch/Right
Country: Venezuela Agent(s): (Octagon)

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  • Current Contract

    Cesar Hernandez signed a 1 year / $5,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,000,000. In 2022, Hernandez will earn a base salary of $6,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $6,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $1,747,330 $1,747,330($1,747,330)
    2022 Contract details by year 32 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000($7,747,330)
    2023 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022 club option includes no buyout
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,252,670
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,252,670
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,250,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,750,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,100,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,100,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,550,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,550,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $525,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $525,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $510,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $510,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $490,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $490,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $480,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $480,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $49,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $49,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings - $49,000 - $49,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $123,169 - - $123,169
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $215,846 - - $215,846
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $510,000 - - $510,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - $525,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,550,000 - - $2,550,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $5,100,000 - - $5,100,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $7,750,000 - - $7,750,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:2B $2,314,815 - $93,000 $2,407,815
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,747,330 - - $1,747,330
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,252,670 - - $3,252,670
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $24,088,830 $49,000 $93,000 $24,230,830
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    $30,088,830 $49,000 $93,000 $30,230,830
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $16,774,015 $49,000 - $16,823,015
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,567,485 - - $5,660,485
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,747,330 - - $1,747,330
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Jul 29 2021Traded to Chicago (CHW) from Cleveland (CLE) for Konnor Pilkington
    Jan 26 2021Signed a 1 year $5 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Dec 23 2019Signed a 1 year $6.25 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $7.75 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $5.1 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 3 2017Signed a 1 year $2.55 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $525,000 contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Mar 3 2015Signed a 1 year $510,000 contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $500k contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Jul 2 2010Signed a contract with Philadelphia (PHI)

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2021 CHW 149 149 570 84 132 21 2 21 62 59 1 135 .232 .308 .386 .694 1.2
    2020 CLE 58 57 233 35 66 20 0 3 20 24 0 57 .283 .355 .408 .763 1.47
    2019 PHI 161 155 612 77 171 31 3 14 71 45 9 100 .279 .333 .408 .741 2.48
    2018 PHI 161 154 605 91 153 15 3 15 60 95 19 155 .253 .356 .362 .718 1.37
    2017 PHI 128 124 511 85 150 26 6 9 34 61 15 104 .294 .373 .421 .794 3.12
    2016 PHI 155 145 547 67 161 14 11 6 39 66 18 116 .294 .371 .393 .764 3.2
    2015 PHI 127 93 405 57 111 20 4 1 35 40 19 86 .274 .342 .351 .693 1.15
    2014 PHI 66 22 114 13 27 2 0 1 4 9 1 33 .237 .290 .281 .571 -0.68
    2013 PHI 34 29 121 17 35 5 0 0 10 9 0 26 .289 .344 .331 .675 -0.35
    Totals 1,039 928 3,718 526 1,006 154 29 70 335 408 82 812 0.271 0.346 0.384 0.730 12.96