Javier Baez

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Detroit Tigers Shortstop Age: 29-266d Exp: 6.089 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#9 overall), 2011 College: Arlington County Day Agent(s): (Wasserman)

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  • Current Contract

    Javier Baez signed a 6 year / $140,000,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $140,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $23,333,333. In 2022, Baez will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $20,000,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $140,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $23,333,333
    Free Agent: 2028 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $20,000,000 $23,333,333 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000($20,000,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($42,000,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 31 $25,000,000 $25,000,000 $25,000,000 $25,000,000($67,000,000)
    2025 Contract details by year 32 $25,000,000 $25,000,000 $25,000,000 $25,000,000($92,000,000)
    2026 Contract details by year 33 $24,000,000 $24,000,000 $24,000,000 $24,000,000($116,000,000)
    2027 Contract details by year 34 $24,000,000 $24,000,000 $24,000,000 $24,000,000($140,000,000)
    2028 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • opt-out available after 2023
    • 10-team no trade clause
    • 2022-23 Bonuses
      MVP: $1M
      Hank Aaron Award: $100,000
    • 2024-27 Bonuses (max $2M annually)
      MVP: $2M
      Hank Aaron Award: $250,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $11,650,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $11,650,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2021-2021Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $11,450,645
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $11,450,645
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,200,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $657,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $657,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $609,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $609,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $521,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $521,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

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

    2011-2011Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,625,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,625,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - $2,625,000 - $2,625,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $150,273 - - $150,273
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $91,516 - - $91,516
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $521,000 - - $521,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $609,000 - - $609,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings NL SILVER SLUGGER:2B $657,000 - - $657,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,200,000 - - $5,200,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings NL GOLD GLOVE:SS $3,703,704 - - $3,703,704
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $199,355 - - $199,355
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $11,450,645 - - $11,450,645
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $42,582,493 $2,625,000 - $45,207,493
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $24,000,000 - - $24,000,000
    2027 Player Cash Earnings $24,000,000 - - $24,000,000
    $162,582,493 $2,625,000 - $165,207,493
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $22,383,138 $2,625,000 - $25,008,138
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $199,355 - - $199,355
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 30 2021Signed a 6 year $140 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Jul 30 2021Traded to New York (NYM) from Chicago (CHC) with Trevor Williams for Pete Crow-Armstrong
    Jan 15 2021Signed a 1 year $11.65 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 10 2020Signed a 1 year $10 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $5.2 million contract with Chicago (CHC), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 18 2018Signed a 1 year $657,000 contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 9 2017Signed a 1 year $609k contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 4 2016Signed a 1 year $521,000 contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 5 2015Signed a 1 year contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Aug 5 2014Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Aug 15 2011Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Jun 24 2011Drafted by Chicago (CHC): Round 1 (#9 overall)

  • Injuries

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  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2022 DET 104 103 401 42 91 24 2 11 45 19 7 106 .227 .269 .379 .648 0.92
    2021 NYM 138 130 502 80 133 18 2 31 87 28 18 184 .265 .319 .494 .813 2.66
    2020 CHC 59 57 222 27 45 9 1 8 24 7 3 75 .203 .238 .360 .598 0.8
    2019 CHC 141 131 531 89 149 38 4 29 85 28 11 156 .281 .316 .531 .847 6.58
    2018 CHC 161 145 606 101 176 40 9 34 111 29 21 167 .290 .326 .554 .880 6.44
    2017 CHC 145 127 469 75 129 24 2 23 76 30 10 144 .275 .319 .482 .801 2.59
    2016 CHC 142 97 421 50 115 19 1 14 59 15 12 108 .273 .314 .423 .737 2.8
    2015 CHC 28 16 76 4 22 6 0 1 4 4 1 24 .289 .325 .408 .733 0.57
    2014 CHC 52 52 213 25 36 6 0 9 20 15 5 95 .169 .227 .324 .551 -0.87
    Totals 970 858 3,441 493 896 184 21 160 511 175 88 1,059 0.260 0.302 0.466 0.768 22.49
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • SS Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Baez's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Javier Baez's Calculated Market Value

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