José Ramírez

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Cleveland Guardians 3rd Base (3B ) Age: 31-218d Exp: 9.074 Years Bat/Throw: /Right
Country: Dominican Republic Agent(s): Rafa Nieves (Republik Sports)

  • Current Contract

    José Ramírez signed a 7 year / $141,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Guardians, including $141,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $20,142,857. In 2024, Ramírez will earn a base salary of $17,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $17,000,000.

    2022-2028

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $141,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $20,142,857
    Free Agent: 2029 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 29 7.074 $22,000,000 $20,142,857 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($22,000,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 30 8.074 $14,000,000 $20,142,857 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $13,849,462($35,849,462)
    2024 Contract details by year 31 9.074 $17,000,000 $20,142,857 $17,000,000 $17,000,000 $17,000,000($52,849,462)
    2025 Contract details by year 32 $19,000,000 $20,142,857 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $19,000,000($71,849,462)
    2026 Contract details by year 33 $21,000,000 $20,142,857 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($92,849,462)
    2027 Contract details by year 34 $23,000,000 $20,142,857 $23,000,000 $23,000,000 $23,000,000($115,849,462)
    2028 Contract details by year 35 $25,000,000 $20,142,857 $25,000,000 $25,000,000 $25,000,000($140,849,462)
    2029 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Full no-trade clause
    • 2023 Club Option from previous extension (exercised, part of extension)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2023 Pre-Arbitration Extension

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $26,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $6,500,000
    Free Agent:

    2017-2017 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 0 yr(s) / $1
    Signing Bonus $571,400
    Average Salary -
    Free Agent:

    2016-2016 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $518,200
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $518,200
    Free Agent:

    2015-2015 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $511,300
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $511,300
    Free Agent:

    2014-2014 Pre-Arbitration

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

    2013-2013 Pre-Arbitration

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

    2009-2009Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $50,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $50,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $50,000 - $50,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $76,066 - - $76,065
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $232,240 - - $232,240
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $352,042 - - $352,042
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $518,200 - - $518,200
    2017 Player Cash Earnings AL SILVER SLUGGER:3B $571,400 $2,000,000 $300,000 $2,871,400
    2018 Player Cash Earnings AL SILVER SLUGGER:3B $2,428,600 - $300,000 $2,728,600
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings ALL MLB (2ND),
    AL SILVER SLUGGER:3B
    $2,314,815 - $200,000 $2,514,815
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings AL SILVER SLUGGER:3B $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings ALL MLB (2ND) $13,849,462 - - $13,849,462
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (12 seasons)
    $72,092,825 $2,050,000 $800,000 $74,942,824
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 - - $19,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2027 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 - - $23,000,000
    2028 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    $160,092,825 $2,050,000 $800,000 $162,942,824
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $19,167,297 $2,050,000 - $22,017,297
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $52,925,528 - - $52,925,527
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    08/07/2023 Player contract details by year Fighting 2 games $150,538 Role in an altercation with Chicago (CHW)
    2 $150,538
  • Transactions

    Aug 7 2023Suspended 2 games for his Role in an altercation with Chicago (CHW), forfeiting $150,538 in 2023 salary with Cleveland (CLE)
    Apr 6 2022Signed a 5 year $124 million contract extension with Cleveland (CLE)
    Apr 6 2022Cleveland (CLE) exercised an option for 2023 as part of extension
    Nov 4 2021Cleveland (CLE) exercised a $12 million option for 2022
    Mar 24 2017Signed a 4 year $26 million contract extension with Cleveland (CLE), including club options in 2022 & 2023
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $518,200 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 10 2015Signed a 1 year $511,300 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 6 2014Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Sep 1 2013Contract purchased by Cleveland (CLE)
    Nov 26 2009Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Injuries

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2024 CLE 15 15 69 13 17 2 1 3 12 1 0 9 .246 .257 .435 .692 0
    2023 CLE 156 156 611 87 172 36 5 24 80 73 28 73 .282 .356 .475 .831 5.12
    2022 CLE 157 157 601 90 168 44 5 29 126 69 20 82 .280 .356 .514 .870 5.62
    2021 CLE 152 151 552 111 148 33 5 36 103 72 27 87 .268 .357 .542 .899 6.73
    2020 CLE 58 58 219 45 64 16 1 17 46 31 10 43 .292 .386 .607 .993 2.51
    2019 CLE 129 128 482 68 123 33 3 23 83 52 24 74 .255 .327 .479 .806 3.05
    2018 CLE 157 157 578 110 157 39 4 39 105 106 34 80 .272 .388 .555 .943 7.47
    2017 CLE 152 151 585 107 186 56 6 29 83 52 17 69 .318 .374 .583 .957 6.97
    2016 CLE 152 144 565 84 176 46 3 11 76 44 22 62 .312 .363 .462 .825 4.82
    2015 CLE 98 85 315 50 69 14 3 6 27 32 10 39 .219 .291 .340 .631 1.22
    2014 CLE 68 61 237 27 62 10 2 2 17 13 10 35 .262 .300 .346 .646 1.52
    2013 CLE 15 2 12 5 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 .333 .429 .500 .929 0.07
    Totals 1,309 1,265 4,826 797 1,346 329 39 219 758 547 202 655 0.279 0.354 0.499 0.853 45.10
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