Russell Martin

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Los Angeles Dodgers Catcher (C ) Age: 41-28d Exp: 13.15 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 17 (#511 overall), 2002 College: Chipola JC (FL) Agent(s): Matt Colleran

  • Current Contract

    Russell Martin signed a 5 year / $82,000,000 contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, including $82,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $16,400,000.

    2015-2019

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $82,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,400,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 32 $7,000,000 $16,400,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000($7,000,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $15,000,000 $16,400,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000($22,000,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $20,000,000 $16,400,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000($42,000,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $20,000,000 $16,400,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000($62,000,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 36 $20,000,000 $0 $20,000,000 $3,600,000 $3,600,000($65,600,000)
    2020 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,400,000
    Free Agent:

    2013-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $17,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $8,500,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2012-2012 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA

    2011-2011 Arbitration

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

    2010-2010 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,050,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,050,000
    Free Agent:

    2009-2009

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

    2008-2008

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

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $387,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $387,500
    Free Agent:

    2003-2003

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $300,000
    Free Agent:

    2002-2002Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $40,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $40,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $40,000 - $40,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 - - $300,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings GOLD GLOVE $387,500 - - $387,500
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,900,000 - - $3,900,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $5,050,000 - - $5,050,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - $75,000 $4,075,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 $2,000,000 - $8,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,600,000 - - $3,600,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $16,400,000 - - $16,400,000
    Est. Earnings
    (14 seasons)
    $118,637,500 $2,040,000 $75,000 $120,752,500
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,737,500 $40,000 - $13,777,500
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,500,000 - - $11,575,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 $2,000,000 - $17,000,000
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $78,400,000 - - $78,400,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/22/2014 Player contract details by year 1 game $46,448 Bench clearing brawl against Milwaukee (MIL)
    1 $46,448
  • Transactions

    May 28 2022Retired from Professional Baseball
    Jan 11 2019Traded to Los Angeles (LAD) from Toronto (TOR) with $16.4 million for Ronny Brito and Andrew Sopko
    Nov 17 2014Signed a 5 year $82 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
    Apr 22 2014Suspended 1 game for a bench clearing brawl against Milwaukee (MIL), forfeiting $46,448
    Nov 29 2012Signed a 2 year $17 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jan 23 2012Signed a 1 year $7.5 million contract with New York (NYY)
    Dec 14 2010Signed a 1 year $4 million contract with New York (NYY)
    Jan 19 2010Signed a 1 year $5.05 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Jan 20 2009Signed a 1 year $3.9 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Feb 28 2008Signed a 1 year $500k contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Mar 3 2007Signed a 1 year $387k contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Jun 10 2002Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Jun 2 2002Drafted by Los Angeles (LAD): Round 17 (#511 overall)

  • Injuries

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

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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 LAD 83 52 209 29 46 5 0 6 20 30 1 60 .220 .337 .330 .667 0.62
    2018 TOR 90 89 289 37 56 8 0 10 25 56 0 82 .194 .338 .325 .663 1.43
    2017 TOR 91 87 307 49 68 12 0 13 35 50 1 83 .221 .343 .388 .731 1.68
    2016 TOR 137 124 455 62 105 16 0 20 74 64 2 148 .231 .335 .398 .733 1.99
    2015 TOR 129 118 441 76 106 23 2 23 77 53 4 106 .240 .329 .458 .787 3.21
    2014 PIT 111 107 379 45 110 20 0 11 67 59 4 78 .290 .402 .430 .832 5.66
    2013 PIT 127 121 438 51 99 21 0 15 55 58 9 108 .226 .327 .377 .704 4.11
    2012 NYY 133 120 422 50 89 18 0 21 53 53 6 95 .211 .311 .403 .714 1.8
    2011 NYY 125 118 417 57 99 17 0 18 65 50 8 81 .237 .324 .408 .732 2.41
    2010 LAD 97 89 331 45 82 13 0 5 26 48 6 61 .248 .347 .332 .679 1.9
    2009 LAD 143 136 505 63 126 19 0 7 53 69 11 80 .250 .352 .329 .681 2.39
    2008 LAD 155 147 553 87 155 25 0 13 69 90 18 83 .280 .385 .396 .781 3.91
    Totals 1,690 1,566 5,694 802 1,413 254 9 191 771 790 101 1,211 0.248 0.349 0.397 0.745 31.11
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