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Martin Maldonado

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Houston Astros Catcher Age: 34-20d Exp: 8.156 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 27 (#803 overall), 2004 College: Dr. Juan J Nunez HS Agent(s): Dan Lozano (MVP Sports Group)

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Maldonado exited the previous contest with a trapezius contusion, and it is uncertain if he will play against the Yankees on Wednesday.

Astros – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Martin Maldonado signed a 2 year / $7,000,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $7,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,500,000. In 2021, Maldonado will earn a base salary of $3,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $3,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $7,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Free Agent: -
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 33 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $1,296,296 $1,296,296($1,296,296)
    2021 Contract details by year 34 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000($4,796,296)
    Contract Notes:
    • $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP
    • $75,000 for WS MVP
    • $100,000 for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Upcoming Contract Extension

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / -
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary -
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Year Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2022 Contract details by year 35 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
    2023 Contract details by year 36 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
    2024 Martin Maldonado Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 37 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2019-2019Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,478,492
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,478,492
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2019-2019Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $228,495
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $228,495
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,900,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2018-2018Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,516,112
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,516,112
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,725,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,725,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2015-2016

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $1,950,000
    Signing Bonus $50,000
    Average Salary $975,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $502,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $502,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $494,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $494,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $480,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $480,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $414,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $414,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2004-2004Signing 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
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $50,000 - $50,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $494,000 - - $494,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $488,285 - - $488,285
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 $50,000 - $850,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 - - $1,100,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:C $1,725,000 - - $1,725,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,383,888 - - $1,383,888
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,516,112 - - $2,516,112
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $806,452 - - $806,452
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,478,492 - - $1,478,492
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $228,495 - - $228,495
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,296,296 - - $1,296,296
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $16,711,020 $100,000 - $16,811,020
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    $26,711,020 $100,000 - $26,811,020
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,241,112 $50,000 - $4,291,112
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,776,285 $50,000 - $3,826,285
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,986,636 - - $6,986,636
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,478,492 - - $1,478,492
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $228,495 - - $228,495
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/22/2014 Player contract details by year 5 games $13,715 Leaving the bench to join a brawl against Pittsburgh (PIT)
    04/22/2014 Player contract details by year Fighting $2,500 Leaving the bench during a brawl against Pittsburgh (PIT)
    5 $16,215
  • Transactions

    Apr 13 2021Signed a 1 year $5 million contract extension with Houston (HOU)
    Dec 21 2019Signed a 2 year $7 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Jul 31 2019Traded to Houston (HOU) from Chicago (CHC) for Tony Kemp
    Jul 16 2019Traded to Chicago (CHC) from Kansas City (KC) for Mike Montgomery
    Mar 9 2019Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Jul 26 2018Traded to Houston (HOU) from Los Angeles (LAA) for Patrick Sandoval and $250,000 of international bonus pool
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $3.9 million contract with Los Angeles (LAA), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 13 2017Signed a 1 year $1.725 million contract with Los Angeles (LAA), avoiding arbitration
    Dec 13 2016Traded to Los Angeles (LAA) from Milwaukee (MIL) with Drew Gagnon for Jett Bandy
    Jan 15 2015Signed a 2 year $1.95 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Apr 22 2014Suspended 5 games for leaving the bench to join a brawl against Pittsburgh (PIT), forfeiting $13,715
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $502k contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Mar 1 2013Signed a 1 year $494k contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Feb 20 2012Signed a 1 year $480k contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Jun 30 2004Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAA)
    Jun 24 2004Drafted by Los Angeles (LAA): Round 27 (#803 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Martin Maldonado, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Martin Maldonado 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 HOU 21 20 66 4 6 1 1 0 0 6 0 29 .091 .167 .136 .303 -0.58
    2020 HOU 47 46 135 19 29 4 0 6 24 27 1 51 .215 .350 .378 .728 0.73
    2019 HOU 106 98 333 46 71 19 0 12 27 32 0 86 .213 .293 .378 .671 1.1
    2018 HOU 119 111 373 39 84 18 1 9 44 16 0 98 .225 .276 .351 .627 0.37
    2017 LAA 138 131 429 43 95 19 1 14 38 15 0 119 .221 .276 .368 .644 1.67
    2016 MIL 76 63 208 21 42 7 0 8 21 35 0 56 .202 .332 .351 .683 0.77
    2015 MIL 79 66 229 19 48 7 0 4 22 23 0 65 .210 .282 .293 .575 0.18
    2014 MIL 52 30 111 14 26 5 0 4 16 11 0 32 .234 .320 .387 .707 0.63
    2013 MIL 67 47 183 13 31 7 1 4 22 13 0 53 .169 .236 .284 .520 -0.19
    2012 MIL 78 58 233 22 62 9 0 8 30 17 1 56 .266 .321 .408 .729 1.58
    2011 MIL 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.03
    Totals 786 670 2,301 240 494 96 4 69 244 195 2 646 0.215 0.290 0.350 0.640 6.23