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Jose Ramirez

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Cleveland Indians 3rd Base Age: 28-173d Exp: 6.074 Years Bat/Throw: Switch/Right
Country: Dominican Republic Agent(s): Rafa Nieves (Republik Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Jose Ramirez signed a 4 year / $26,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $26,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6,500,000. In 2021, Ramirez will earn a base salary of $9,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $9,400,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $26,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $6,500,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 24 $571,400 $400,000 $300,000 $1,271,400 $1,271,400 $2,871,400($2,871,400)
    2018 Contract details by year 25 $2,428,600 $400,000 $300,000 $3,128,600 $3,128,600 $2,728,600($5,600,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 26 $3,750,000 $400,000 - $4,150,000 $4,150,000 $3,750,000($9,350,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $6,250,000 $400,000 $200,000 $6,850,000 $2,714,815 $2,514,815($11,864,815)
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $9,000,000 $400,000 - $5,200,000 $9,400,000 $9,400,000 $9,000,000($20,864,815)
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $2,000,000($22,864,815)
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 -($22,864,815)
    2024 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022 Club Option contains a $2M buyout (to be decided 5 days after the 2021 WS)
    • 2023 Club Option contains a $2M buyout (to be decided 5 days after the 2021 WS)
    • 2022-23 Options include $1M performance escalators
      $500,000 increase for each Top 5 MVP finish (2017, 2018, $1M added)
    • Bonuses
      MVP: $250,000 for 1st, $150,000 for 2nd/3rd, $75,000 for 4th/5th
      All-Star: $100,000
      Gold Glove: $50,000
      Silver Slugger: $50,000
      WS MVP: $100,000
      LCS MVP: $50,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $518,200
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $518,200
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $511,300
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $511,300
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

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

    2009-2009Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $50,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $50,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $50,000 - $50,000
    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 $571,400 $2,000,000 $300,000 $2,871,400
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $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) $2,314,815 - $200,000 $2,514,815
    Est. Earnings
    (7 seasons)
    $10,167,297 $2,050,000 $800,000 $13,017,297
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    $21,167,297 $2,050,000 $800,000 $24,017,297
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,167,297 $2,050,000 - $13,017,297
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    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)
    Nov 26 2009Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Jose Ramirez, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jose Ramirez ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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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 CLE 58 58 219 45 64 16 1 17 46 31 10 43 .292 .386 .607 .993 2.15
    2019 CLE 129 128 482 68 123 33 3 23 83 52 24 74 .255 .327 .479 .806 3.32
    2018 CLE 157 157 578 110 157 39 4 39 105 106 34 80 .272 .388 .555 .943 7.86
    2017 CLE 152 151 585 107 186 56 6 29 83 52 17 69 .318 .374 .583 .957 6.87
    2016 CLE 152 144 565 84 176 46 3 11 76 44 22 62 .312 .363 .462 .825 4.08
    2015 CLE 98 85 315 50 69 14 3 6 27 32 10 39 .219 .291 .340 .631 1.41
    2014 CLE 68 61 237 27 62 10 2 2 17 13 10 35 .262 .300 .346 .646 1.64
    2013 CLE 15 2 12 5 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 .333 .429 .500 .929 0.16
    Totals 829 786 2,993 496 841 214 23 127 437 332 127 404 0.281 0.354 0.495 0.849 27.49