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Octavio Dotel

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Detroit Tigers Relief Pitcher Age: 47-139d Exp: 13.113 Years Bat/Throw: /
Agent(s): Dan Horwits

Tigers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Octavio Dotel signed a 1 year / $3,000,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2012 Contract details by year 38 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000($3,000,000)
    2013 Contract details by year 39 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000($6,500,000)
    2014 Free Agent Year 40 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2013 option includes $500k buyout (exercised)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2012-2012Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $750,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $961,748
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $961,748
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2009

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $11,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007

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

    2006-2006

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

    2005-2005

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,750,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2004-2004

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,800,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2003-2003

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,600,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2002-2002

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $305,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $305,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2002-2002

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $435,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $435,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2001-2001

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $240,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $240,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $240,000 - - $240,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - $305,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 - - $435,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $1,600,000 - - $1,600,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $961,748 - - $961,748
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $961,748 - - $961,748
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - $750,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $40,803,496 - - $40,803,496
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,380,000 - - $5,380,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,711,748 - - $1,711,748
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $961,748 - - $961,748
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Oct 3 2014Retired from Professional Baseball
    Oct 30 2012Detroit (DET) exercised $3.5 million option for 2013
    Dec 9 2011Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Jul 27 2011Traded to St. Louis (STL) from Toronto (TOR) with Edwin Jackson , Marc Rzepczynski and Corey Patterson for Colby Rasmus, Trever Miller, Brian Tallet and P.J. Walters
    Jan 5 2011Signed a 1 year $3.5 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
    Nov 3 2010Colorado (COL) declined $4.5 million offer
    Sep 19 2010Traded to Colorado (COL) from Los Angeles (LAD) for a player to be named
    Jul 31 2010Traded to Los Angeles (LAD) from Pittsburgh (PIT) with 500000 for James McDonald and Andrew Lambo
    Jan 21 2010Signed a 1 year $3.25 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jun 24 2004Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Houston (HOU) as part of a 3-team trade: Kansas City (KC) traded Carlos Beltran to Houston (HOU); Oakland (OAK) traded Mark Teahen and Mike Wood to Kansas City (KC); Houston (HOU) traded John Buck to Kansas City (KC)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Octavio Dotel, and the financial implications.

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