Joe Smith

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Minnesota Twins Relief Pitcher Age: 38-149d Exp: 12.091 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 3 (#94 overall), 2003 College: Wright State Agent(s): (Excel Sports Management)

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  • Previous Contracts

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    2022-2022Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2022-2022

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2021-2021Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,537,660
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,537,660
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2020-2021

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2018-2019

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2017-2017Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,967,241
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,967,241
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2016-2016Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,442,623
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,442,623
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2016

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $15,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,250,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,150,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,150,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA

    2012-2012

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

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $870,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $870,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $427,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $427,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $427,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $427,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $398,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $398,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $380,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $380,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2006-2006Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $410,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $410,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings - $410,000 - $410,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $398,000 - - $398,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $427,500 - - $427,500
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $427,500 - - $427,500
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $870,000 - - $870,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,150,000 - - $3,150,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - $5,250,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - $5,250,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,807,377 - - $1,807,377
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,442,623 - - $3,442,623
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,032,759 - - $1,032,759
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,967,241 - - $1,967,241
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,462,340 - - $1,462,340
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,537,660 - - $2,537,660
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (15 seasons)
    $47,653,000 $410,000 - $48,063,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $778,000 $410,000 - $1,188,000
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,657,759 - - $7,657,759
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,942,623 - - $13,942,623
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,807,377 - - $1,807,377
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,967,241 - - $1,967,241
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $17,537,660 - - $17,537,660
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,462,340 - - $1,462,340
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Aug 5 2022Released by Minnesota (MIN)
    Mar 19 2022Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Jul 27 2021Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Houston (HOU) with Abraham Toro-Hernandez for Kendall Graveman and Rafael Montero
    Jul 15 2020Opted out of 2020 season (COVID-19)
    Dec 16 2019Signed a 2 year $8 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Dec 13 2017Signed a 2 year $15 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Jul 31 2017Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Toronto (TOR) for Thomas Pannone|24591 and Samad Taylor
    Feb 5 2017Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
    Aug 1 2016Traded to Chicago (CHC) from Los Angeles (LAA) for Jesus Castillo|24631
    Nov 24 2013Signed a 3 year $15.75 million contract with Los Angeles (LAA)
    Jan 18 2013Signed a 1 year $3.15 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Dec 2 2010Signed a 1 year $870k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 10 2010Signed a 1 year $427k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 9 2009Signed a 1 year $427k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Dec 10 2008Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from New York (NYM) as part of a 3-team trade: Seattle (SEA) traded Luis Valbuena to (); Seattle (SEA) traded Jeremy Reed, Sean Green and J.J. Putz to New York (NYM); New York (NYM) traded Mike Carp, Jason Vargas, Endy Chavez, Aaron Heilman, Ezequiel Carrera and Maikel Cleto to Seattle (SEA)
    Mar 4 2008Signed a 1 year $398k contract with New York (NYM)
    Mar 29 2007Signed a 1 year $380k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jun 10 2006Signed a contract with New York (NYM)
    Jun 3 2003Drafted by New York (NYM): Round 3 (#94 overall)

  • Injuries

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2022 MIN 34 27.1 33 18 14 9 17 7 1 1 0 4.61 1.537 -0.61
    2021 SEA 50 39.2 47 23 22 8 34 5 4 4 0 4.99 1.387 -0.49
    2019 HOU 28 25.0 19 6 5 5 22 2 1 0 0 1.80 0.96 0.7
    2018 HOU 56 45.2 34 20 19 12 46 7 5 1 0 3.75 1.007 0.42
    2017 CLE 59 54.0 46 20 20 10 71 4 3 0 1 3.33 1.037 0.35
    2016 LAA 54 52.0 47 20 20 18 40 8 2 5 6 3.46 1.25 0.27
    2015 LAA 70 65.1 64 26 26 19 57 4 5 5 5 3.58 1.27 0.58
    2014 LAA 76 74.2 45 16 15 15 68 4 7 2 15 1.81 0.804 2.5
    2013 CLE 70 63.0 54 17 16 23 54 5 6 2 3 2.29 1.222 1.88
    2012 CLE 72 67.0 53 27 22 25 53 4 7 4 0 2.96 1.164 1.14
    2011 CLE 71 67.0 52 16 15 21 45 1 3 3 0 2.02 1.09 2.37
    2010 CLE 53 40.0 30 18 17 24 32 4 2 2 0 3.83 1.35 0.4
    2009 CLE 37 34.0 30 16 13 13 30 4 0 0 0 3.44 1.265 0.29
    2008 NYM 82 63.1 51 28 25 31 52 4 6 3 0 3.55 1.295 0.66
    Totals 866 766.1 653 289 266 254 666 66 55 34 30 3.12 1.184 10.46