Josh Bell

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Miami Marlins 1st Base (1B ) Age: 31-209d Exp: 7.053 Years Bat/Throw: /Right
Drafted: Round 2 (#61 overall), 2011 College: Dallas Jesuit College Prep Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)

  • Current Contract

    Josh Bell signed a 2 year / $33,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Guardians, including $33,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $16,500,000. In 2024, Bell will earn a base salary of $16,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $16,500,000.

    2023-2024 Free Agent

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $33,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2023 Contract details by year 30 6.053 $16,500,000 $5,411,310 $16,500,000 $5,411,310 $5,411,310($5,411,310)
    2024 Contract details by year 31 7.053 Player Exercised $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000($21,911,310)
    2025 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Player opt-out available after 2023
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2023-2023Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $11,088,690
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $11,088,690
    Free Agent:

    2022-2022 Arbitration

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

    2022-2022Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,483,520
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,483,520
    Free Agent:

    2021-2021 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,350,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,350,000
    Free Agent:

    2020-2020 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,800,000
    Free Agent:

    2019-2019 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $587,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $587,000
    Free Agent:

    2018-2018 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $572,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $572,500
    Free Agent:

    2017-2017 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $549,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $549,000
    Free Agent:

    2016-2016 Pre-Arbitration

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

    2011-2011Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - $5,000,000 - $5,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $146,969 - - $146,969
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $549,000 - - $549,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $572,500 - - $572,500
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $587,000 - - $587,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,777,778 - - $1,777,778
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,350,000 - - $6,350,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings NL SILVER SLUGGER:DH $3,516,480 - - $3,516,480
    2022 Player Cash Earnings NL SILVER SLUGGER:DH $6,483,520 - - $6,483,520
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $5,411,310 - - $5,411,310
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $11,088,690 - - $11,088,690
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $36,483,247 $5,000,000 - $41,483,247
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
    $52,983,247 $5,000,000 - $57,983,247
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,633,247 $5,000,000 - $8,633,247
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,833,520 - - $12,833,520
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,516,480 - - $3,516,480
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,411,310 - - $5,411,310
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,088,690 - - $11,088,690
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 4 2023Exercised a $16.5 million option for 2024 with Miami (MIA)
    Aug 1 2023Traded to Miami (MIA) from Cleveland (CLE) for Jean Segura and Khalil Watson
    Dec 6 2022Signed a 2 year $33 million contract with Cleveland (CLE), including a player opt-out after 2023
    Aug 2 2022Traded to San Diego (SD) from Washington (WSH) with Juan Soto for MacKenzie Gore, CJ Abrams, Robert Hassell, James Wood, Jarlin Susana and Luke Voit
    Mar 22 2022Signed a 1 year $10 million contract with Washington (WSH), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 15 2021Signed a 1 year $6.35 million contract with Washington (WSH), avoiding arbitration
    Dec 24 2020Traded to Washington (WSH) from Pittsburgh (PIT) for Wil Crowe and Eddy Yean
    Jan 10 2020Signed a 1 year $4.8 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 5 2019Signed a 1 year $587,000 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 24 2018Signed a 1 year $572,500 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $549,000 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jun 8 2011Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 2 (#61 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Josh Bell, and the financial implications.

  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Josh Bell 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
    2023 MIA 150 148 547 52 135 28 0 22 74 63 0 134 .247 .325 .419 .744 -0.02
    2022 SD 156 151 552 78 147 29 3 17 71 81 0 102 .266 .362 .422 .784 3.5
    2021 WSH 144 127 498 75 130 24 1 27 88 65 0 101 .261 .347 .476 .823 3.08
    2020 PIT 57 55 195 22 44 3 0 8 22 22 0 59 .226 .305 .364 .669 -0.46
    2019 PIT 143 140 527 94 146 37 3 37 116 74 0 118 .277 .367 .569 .936 2.76
    2018 PIT 148 136 501 74 131 31 4 12 62 77 2 104 .261 .357 .411 .768 0.7
    2017 PIT 159 141 549 75 140 26 6 26 90 66 2 117 .255 .334 .466 .800 0.72
    2016 PIT 45 33 128 18 35 8 0 3 19 21 0 19 .273 .368 .406 .774 -0.77
    Totals 1,002 931 3,497 488 908 186 17 152 542 469 4 754 0.260 0.347 0.453 0.800 9.51
  • Calculated Market Value

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    • MLB Rank: 0
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    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • 1B Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Josh Bell's Calculated Market Value

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