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Ian Desmond

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Colorado Rockies Center Field Age: 35-25d Exp: 10.027 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 3 (#84 overall), 2004 College: Sarasota HS Agent(s): (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Ian Desmond signed a 5 year / $70,000,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $70,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $14,000,000. In 2021, Desmond will earn a base salary of $8,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $8,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $70,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000($8,000,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($30,000,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 33 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000($45,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 34 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $5,555,556 -($45,000,000)
    2021 Contract details by year 35 $8,000,000 $0 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 -($45,000,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 36 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $2,000,000($47,000,000)
    2023 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022 Club Option includes a $2M buyout
    • Trade Bonus: $1M
    • Full No trade clause kicks in if traded

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2014-2015

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $17,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,750,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,800,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $512,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $512,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $441,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $441,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2004-2004Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $430,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $430,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $430,000 - $430,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $441,500 - - $441,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $512,500 - - $512,500
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,800,000 - - $3,800,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $76,054,000 $430,000 - $76,484,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    $78,054,000 $430,000 - $78,484,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,054,000 $430,000 - $23,484,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $45,000,000 - - $45,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Feb 21 2021Opted out of 2021 season (COVID-19)
    Jun 30 2020Opted out of 2020 season (COVID-19)
    Dec 7 2016Signed a 5 year $70 million contract, including a 6th year option, with Colorado (COL)
    Nov 14 2016Declined a $17.2 million qualifying offer from Texas (TEX)
    Nov 7 2016Extended a $17.2 million qualifying offer for 2017 by Texas (TEX)
    Feb 28 2016Signed a 1 year $8 million contract with Texas (TEX)
    Nov 6 2015Extended a $15.8 million qualiying offer by Washington (WAS)
    Jan 17 2014Signed a 2 year $17.5 million contract with Washington (WAS)
    Jan 18 2013Signed a 1 year $3.8 million contract with Washington (WAS)
    Mar 2 2011Signed a 1 year $441k contract with Washington (WAS)
    Feb 14 2010Signed a 1 year $400k contract with Washington (WAS)
    Feb 14 2009Signed a 1 year $400k contract with Washington (WAS)
    Jun 11 2004Signed a contract with Montreal (MTL)
    Jun 7 2004Drafted by Montreal (MTL): Round 3 (#84 overall)

  • 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
    2019 COL 140 107 443 64 113 31 4 20 65 34 3 119 .255 .310 .479 .789 -1.66
    2018 COL 160 149 555 82 131 21 8 22 88 53 20 146 .236 .307 .422 .729 -0.63
    2017 COL 95 88 339 47 93 11 1 7 40 24 15 87 .274 .326 .375 .701 -1.08
    2016 TEX 156 155 625 107 178 29 3 22 86 44 21 160 .285 .335 .446 .781 2.72
    2015 WSH 156 155 583 69 136 27 2 19 62 45 14 187 .233 .290 .384 .674 2.07
    2014 WSH 154 154 593 73 151 26 3 24 91 46 24 183 .255 .313 .430 .743 3.72
    2013 WSH 158 158 600 77 168 38 3 20 80 43 21 145 .280 .331 .453 .784 3.66
    2012 WSH 130 126 513 72 150 33 2 25 73 30 21 113 .292 .335 .511 .846 3.38
    2011 WSH 154 146 584 65 148 27 5 8 49 35 25 139 .253 .298 .358 .656 1.42
    2010 WSH 154 136 525 59 141 27 4 10 65 28 17 109 .269 .308 .392 .700 1.09
    2009 WSH 21 20 82 9 23 7 2 4 12 5 1 14 .280 .318 .561 .879 0.07
    Totals 1,478 1,394 5,442 724 1,432 277 37 181 711 387 182 1,402 0.263 0.315 0.427 0.742 14.76