Miguel Cabrera

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Detroit Tigers Designated Hitter Age: 38-5d Exp: 17.101 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Venezuela Agent(s): Diego Bentz, Fernando Cuza (ISE Baseball)

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Cabrera was held out of the last contest due to back tightness, and it is uncertain if he will take on the Royals on Friday.

Tigers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Miguel Cabrera signed a 8 year / $248,000,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $248,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $31,000,000. In 2021, Cabrera will earn a base salary of $30,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $30,000,000.

    Contract: 8 yr(s) / $248,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $31,000,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Incentive Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $28,000,000 $50,000 $28,050,000 $28,050,000 $28,050,000($28,050,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $28,000,000 - $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $28,000,000($56,050,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $30,000,000($86,050,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 36 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $30,000,000($116,050,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 37 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $11,111,111 $11,111,111($127,161,111)
    2021 Contract details by year 38 $30,000,000 - $29,200,000 $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $30,000,000($157,161,111)
    2022 Contract details by year 39 $32,000,000 - $32,000,000 $32,000,000 $32,000,000($189,161,111)
    2023 Contract details by year 40 $32,000,000 - $32,000,000 $32,000,000 $32,000,000($221,161,111)
    2024 Contract details by year 41 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $8,000,000($229,161,111)
    2025 Contract details by year 42 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $30,000,000 -($229,161,111)
    2024 Free Agent Year 43 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Options include $8M buyout 
    • Options vest with Top 10 finish in MVP voting year prior 
    • MVP Bonus: $2M 
    • All-Star MVP: $100k 
    • Gold Glove, Silver Slugger: $100k 
    • LCS MVP: $150k 
    • WS MVP: $200k 
    • MVP Voting (2-5): $200k 
    • MVP Voting (6-10): $100k 
    • All-Star Selection: $50k 
    • Hank Aaron Award: $250k 
    • WS MVP+ Hank Aaron + MVP: $1M
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2008-2015

    Contract: 8 yr(s) / $152,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $19,037,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2006-2006

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $472,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $472,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2005-2005

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $370,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $370,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2004-2004

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $320,000
    Signing Bonus $1,900,000
    Average Salary $320,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1999-1999Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,900,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1999 Player Cash Earnings - $1,900,000 - $1,900,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 - - $320,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - $370,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $472,000 - - $472,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $7,400,000 - - $7,400,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $11,300,000 - - $11,300,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - $50,000 $15,050,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - $200,000 $20,200,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - $150,000 $20,150,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings AL MVP,
    AL HANK AARON
    $21,000,000 - $300,000 $21,300,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings AL MVP,
    AL HANK AARON
    $21,000,000 - $300,000 $21,300,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - $100,000 $22,100,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $28,000,000 - $50,000 $28,050,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $28,000,000 - - $28,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $30,000,000 - - $30,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $30,000,000 - - $30,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $11,111,111 - - $11,111,111
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $30,000,000 - - $30,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (18 seasons)
    $317,973,111 $1,900,000 $1,150,000 $321,023,111
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $32,000,000 - - $32,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $32,000,000 - - $32,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    $389,973,111 $1,900,000 $1,150,000 $393,023,111
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,562,000 $1,900,000 - $10,462,000
    14 seasons Player Cash Earnings $309,411,111 - - $310,561,111
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Mar 27 2014Signed an 8 year $248 million contract extension with Detroit (DET)
    Mar 22 2008Signed an 8 year $152.3 million contract wit Detroit (DET)
    Dec 4 2007Traded to Detroit (DET) from Florida (FLA) with Dontrelle Willis for Andrew Miller, Burke Badenhop, Eury De La Rosa, Dallas Trahern, Mike Rabelo and Cameron Maybin
    Feb 17 2007Signed a 1 year $7.4 million contract with Florida (FLA)
    Mar 2 2006Signed a 1 year $472k contract with Florida (FLA)
    Mar 2 2005Signed a 1 year $370k contract with Florida (FLA)
    Mar 2 2004Signed a 1 year $320k contract with Florida (FLA)
    Jul 2 1999Signed a contract with Florida (FLA)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Miguel Cabrera, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Miguel Cabrera 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
    2021 DET 122 119 440 47 113 14 0 15 71 40 0 113 .257 .319 .391 .710 -0.12
    2020 DET 57 57 204 28 51 4 0 10 35 24 1 51 .250 .329 .417 .746 -0.22
    2019 DET 137 133 492 41 139 21 0 12 59 48 0 108 .283 .347 .398 .745 0.01
    2018 DET 38 37 134 17 40 11 0 3 22 22 0 27 .299 .395 .448 .843 0.56
    2017 DET 130 129 469 50 117 22 0 16 60 54 0 110 .249 .329 .399 .728 -0.77
    2016 DET 158 156 595 92 188 31 1 38 108 75 0 116 .316 .393 .563 .956 4.74
    2015 DET 119 118 429 64 145 28 1 19 76 77 1 82 .338 .440 .541 .981 5.2
    2014 DET 159 158 611 101 191 52 1 25 109 60 1 117 .313 .371 .524 .895 5.1
    2013 DET 148 147 555 103 193 26 1 44 137 90 3 94 .348 .442 .636 1.078 7.32
    2012 DET 161 161 622 109 205 40 0 44 139 66 4 98 .330 .393 .606 .999 7.14
    2011 DET 161 159 572 111 197 48 0 30 105 108 2 89 .344 .448 .586 1.034 7.62
    2010 DET 150 150 548 111 180 45 1 38 126 89 3 95 .328 .420 .622 1.042 6.45
    2009 DET 160 159 609 96 198 34 0 34 103 68 6 107 .325 .397 .548 .945 5.08
    2008 DET 160 159 616 85 180 36 2 37 127 56 1 126 .292 .349 .537 .886 2.71
    Totals 2,017 1,998 7,484 1,146 2,325 450 9 399 1,396 956 24 1,460 0.311 0.389 0.533 0.922 50.82