Josh Donaldson

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Milwaukee Brewers 3rd Base (3B ) Age: 38-84d Exp: 11.158 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#48 overall), 2007 College: Auburn Agent(s): (MVP Sports Group)

  • Current Contract

    Josh Donaldson signed a 1 year / $720,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $720,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $720,000.

    2023-2023 Free Agent (Minor League Contract)

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $720,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $720,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2023 Contract details by year 37 10.158 $720,000 $77,420 $720,000 $77,420 $77,420($77,420)
    2024 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Current Dead Contracts

    2024-2024

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Salary
    2024 Contract details by year $6,000,000 - $6,000,000

    Previous Contracts

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    2024-2024Buyout

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

    2023-2023Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $21,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $21,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2020-2024 Free Agent

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $92,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $23,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA

    2019-2019 Free Agent

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $23,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $23,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2018-2018 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $23,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $23,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2018-2018Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $21,866,664
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $21,866,664
    Free Agent:

    2016-2017 Arbitration Extension

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $28,650,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,325,000
    Free Agent:

    2015-2015 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,300,000
    Free Agent:

    2014-2014 Pre-Arbitration

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

    2013-2013 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $492,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $492,500
    Free Agent:

    2012-2012 Pre-Arbitration

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

    2011-2011 Pre-Arbitration

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

    2010-2010 Pre-Arbitration

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

    2007-2007Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $652,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $652,500
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings - $652,500 - $652,500
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $41,534 - - $41,534
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $364,597 - - $364,597
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $492,500 - - $492,500
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings AL MVP,
    AL HANK AARON,
    AL SILVER SLUGGER:3B
    $4,300,000 - - $4,300,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings AL SILVER SLUGGER:3B $11,650,000 - - $11,650,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,133,336 - - $1,133,336
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $21,866,664 - - $21,866,664
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 - - $23,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,666,667 - - $6,666,667
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - $2,000,000 $23,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $77,420 - - $77,420
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $150,092,718 $652,500 $2,000,000 $152,745,218
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    $156,092,718 $652,500 $2,000,000 $158,745,218
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $652,500 - $652,500
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,398,631 - - $1,398,631
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $54,816,664 - - $54,816,664
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,133,336 - - $1,133,336
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 - - $23,000,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $27,666,667 - - $27,666,667
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $42,000,000 - - $44,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $77,420 - - $77,420
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/23/2022 Player contract details by year Conduct detrimental to the league 1 game $112,903 Conduct Detrimental to the League
    06/17/2019 Player contract details by year Fighting $1,000 Role in a brawl against Pittsburgh (PIT)
    05/17/2016 Player contract details by year Fighting $1,000 Role in a brawl against Texas (TEX)
    1 $114,903
  • Transactions

    Sep 11 2023Contract purchased by Milwaukee (MIL)
    Aug 31 2023Signed a minor league contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
    May 23 2022Suspended 1 game for Conduct Detrimental to the League, forfeiting $112.903 in 2022 salary with New York (NYY)
    Mar 13 2022Traded to New York (NYY) from Minnesota (MIN) with Isiah Kiner-Falefa and Ben Rortvedt for Gary Sanchez and Giovanny Urshela
    Jan 14 2020Signed a 4 year $92 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Nov 4 2019Atlanta (ATL) extended a $17.8 million Qualifying Offer
    Jun 17 2019Fined $1,000 Role in a brawl against Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jun 11 2019Suspended 1 game for his role in a brawl against Pittsburgh (PIT) forfeiting $123,656 in 2019 salary with Atlanta (ATL)
    Nov 26 2018Signed a 1 year $23 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Aug 31 2018Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Toronto (TOR) for Julian Merryweather
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $23 million contract with Toronto (TOR), avoiding arbitration
    May 17 2016Fined $1,000 Role in a brawl against Texas (TEX)
    Feb 9 2016Signed a 2 year $28.65 million contract with Toronto (TOR), avoiding arbitration
    Feb 13 2015Signed a 1 year $4.3 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
    Nov 29 2014Traded to Toronto (TOR) from Oakland (OAK) for Brett Lawrie, Sean Nolin, Kendall Graveman and Franklin Barreto
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $500k contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Mar 1 2013Signed a 1 year $492,500 contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Feb 10 2012Signed a 1 year $480k contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Jul 8 2008Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Chicago (CHC) with Sean Gallagher , Eric Patterson and Matt Murton for Rich Harden and Chad Gaudin
    Jun 6 2007Drafted by Chicago (CHC): Round 1 (#48 overall)
    Jul 6 2006Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Jul 6 2006Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)

  • Injuries

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

  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Josh Donaldson 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 MIL 51 47 165 18 25 5 0 13 26 22 0 50 .152 .249 .418 .667 -0.02
    2022 NYY 132 125 478 59 106 28 0 15 62 54 2 148 .222 .308 .374 .682 2.62
    2021 MIN 135 126 457 73 113 26 0 26 72 74 0 114 .247 .352 .475 .827 3.19
    2020 MIN 28 25 81 14 18 2 0 6 11 18 0 24 .222 .373 .469 .842 0.54
    2019 ATL 157 149 549 96 142 33 0 37 94 100 4 155 .259 .379 .521 .900 5.42
    2018 CLE 52 50 187 30 46 14 0 8 23 31 2 54 .246 .352 .449 .801 0.54
    2017 TOR 113 112 415 65 111 21 0 33 78 76 2 111 .267 .383 .557 .940 4.59
    2016 TOR 155 154 577 122 164 32 5 37 99 109 7 119 .284 .404 .549 .953 7.24
    2015 TOR 158 157 620 122 184 41 2 41 123 73 6 133 .297 .371 .568 .939 7.11
    2014 OAK 158 155 608 93 155 31 2 29 98 76 8 130 .255 .342 .456 .798 6.94
    2013 OAK 158 158 578 89 173 37 3 24 92 75 5 110 .299 .382 .498 .880 7.24
    2012 OAK 75 74 274 34 66 16 0 9 33 14 4 61 .241 .289 .398 .687 1.45
    2010 OAK 14 9 32 1 5 1 0 1 4 2 0 12 .156 .206 .281 .487 -0.29
    Totals 1,386 1,341 5,021 816 1,308 287 12 279 815 724 40 1,221 0.261 0.357 0.489 0.846 46.57
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • 3B Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • 3B Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Josh Donaldson to.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Donaldson's current age (38), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Josh Donaldson's Calculated Market Value

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