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Josh Donaldson

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Minnesota Twins 3rd Base Age: 34 Exp: 8.158 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#48 overall), 2007 College: Auburn Agent(s): (MVP Sports Group)

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  • Current Contract

    Josh Donaldson signed a 4 year / $92,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Twins, including $92,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $23,000,000. In 2021, Donaldson will earn a base salary of $21,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $21,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $92,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $23,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 34 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $6,666,667 $6,666,667($6,666,667)
    2021 Contract details by year 35 $21,000,000 $23,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($27,666,667)
    2022 Contract details by year 36 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($48,666,667)
    2023 Contract details by year 37 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($69,666,667)
    2024 Contract details by year 38 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $8,000,000($77,666,667)
    2025 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2024 club option includes an $8M buyout
    • 2024 Escalators:
      $500,000 for each Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, 6th-8th Place MVP
      $750,000 for a Top 5 MVP
      $1M for a Top 3 MVP
    • 5 club no trade list
    • Trade Bonus: $2M paid by new club, 2024 option converts to mutual, $6M buyout
    • Award Bonuses
      MVP: $250,000 ($100,000 for 2nd, $75,000 for 3rd, $50,000 for 4th-6th)
      WS MVP: $100,000
      $50,000 each for LCS MVP, All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $23,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $23,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $23,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $23,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2018-2018Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $21,866,664
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $21,866,664
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2016-2017

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $28,650,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,325,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,300,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

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

    2013-2013

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

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $652,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $652,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings - $652,500 - $652,500
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $492,500 - - $492,500
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,300,000 - - $4,300,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $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
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $87,903,167 $652,500 - $88,555,667
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
    $158,903,167 $652,500 - $159,555,667
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $652,500 - $652,500
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,286,500 - - $2,286,500
    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
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,666,667 - - $6,666,667
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    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)
    - $2,000
  • Transactions

    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)

  • Injuries

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

  • 2021 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
    2020 MIN 28 25 81 14 18 2 0 6 11 18 0 24 .222 .373 .469 .842 0.42
    2019 ATL 157 149 549 96 142 33 0 37 94 100 4 155 .259 .379 .521 .900 6.07
    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 4.76
    2016 TOR 155 154 577 122 164 32 5 37 99 109 7 119 .284 .404 .549 .953 7.55
    2015 TOR 158 157 620 122 184 41 2 41 123 73 6 133 .297 .371 .568 .939 8.54
    2014 OAK 158 155 608 93 155 31 2 29 98 76 8 130 .255 .342 .456 .798 7.5
    2013 OAK 158 158 578 89 173 37 3 24 92 75 5 110 .299 .382 .498 .880 7.71
    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 -0.28
    Totals 1,068 1,043 3,921 666 1,064 228 12 225 655 574 38 909 0.271 0.368 0.508 0.876 44.26
  • 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 (34), 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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