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Josh Donaldson

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3rd Base Age: 34 Exp: 7.158 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#48 overall), 2007 College: Auburn Agent(s): (MVP Sports Group)

Twins – The Athletic

  • 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 2020, 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 $23,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($21,000,000)
    2021 Contract details by year 35 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($42,000,000)
    2022 Contract details by year 36 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($63,000,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 37 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($84,000,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 38 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $8,000,000($92,000,000)
    2025 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2024 club option includes an $8M buyout
    • Incentives: $12M
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $23,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $23,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 33 $23,000,000 $23,000,000 $23,000,000($23,000,000)

     

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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team 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
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $81,236,500 $652,500 - $81,889,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    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
    $173,236,500 $652,500 - $173,889,000
    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
    * 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

  • Injuries

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

  • 2020 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
    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 1,040 1,018 3,840 652 1,046 226 12 219 644 556 38 885 0.272 0.368 0.509 0.877 43.84
  • 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

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Josh Donaldson's Calculated Market Value

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