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Alfonso Soriano

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New York Yankees Designated Hitter Age: 45-7d Exp: 13.079 Years Bat/Throw: /
Agent(s): Diego Bentz (Relativity Sports)

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Yankees – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Alfonso Soriano signed a 8 year / $136,000,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including a $8,000,000 signing bonus, $136,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $17,000,000.

    Contract: 8 yr(s) / $136,000,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $17,000,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2007 Contract details by year 31 $9,000,000 $1,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $17,000,000($17,000,000)
    2008 Contract details by year 32 $13,000,000 $1,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $13,000,000($30,000,000)
    2009 Contract details by year 33 $16,000,000 $1,000,000 $17,000,000 $17,000,000 $16,000,000($46,000,000)
    2010 Contract details by year 34 $18,000,000 $1,000,000 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $18,000,000($64,000,000)
    2011 Contract details by year 35 $18,000,000 $1,000,000 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $18,000,000($82,000,000)
    2012 Contract details by year 36 $18,000,000 $1,000,000 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $18,000,000($100,000,000)
    2013 Contract details by year 37 $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000($101,800,000)
    2014 Contract details by year 38 $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000($106,800,000)
    2015 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • No Trade Clause
    • $250k for top voting in All-Star
    • $350k WS MVP
    • $250k LCS MVP
    • $300k MVP
    • $75k Gold Glove
    • Perks
      Suite on road trips, 6 premium tickets for each home game (spring training - post-season) and All Star Game (if Soriano is selected) 
    • Soriano to donate $25,000 annually to both United Way & Cubs Care
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2013-2014Retained

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $30,200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,100,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2006-2006

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2005-2005

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2004-2004

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2003-2003

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $800,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1998-2002Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $3,150,000
    Signing Bonus $3,100,000
    Average Salary $630,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1998 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 $3,100,000 - $3,730,000
    1999 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - $630,000
    2000 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - $630,000
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - $630,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - $630,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 - - $800,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $5,400,000 - - $5,400,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 $8,000,000 - $17,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,800,000 - - $1,800,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $16,200,000 - - $16,200,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (17 seasons)
    $155,850,000 $11,100,000 - $166,950,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,750,000 $3,100,000 - $13,850,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,900,000 - - $12,900,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $122,200,000 $8,000,000 - $130,200,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Nov 4 2014Retiring from Professional Baseball
    Jul 6 2014Wavied by New York (NYY)
    Jul 26 2013Traded to New York (NYY) from Chicago (CHC) with $17.7 million for Corey Black
    Nov 20 2006Signed an 8 year $136 million contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Feb 10 2006Signed a 1 year $10 million contract with Washington (WAS)
    Dec 13 2005Traded to Washington (WSH) from Texas (TEX) for Brad Wilkerson, Termel Sledge and Armando Galarraga
    Jan 17 2005Signed a 1 year $7.5 million contract with Texas (TEX)
    Feb 16 2004Traded to Texas (TEX) from New York (NYY) with Joaquin Arias for Alex Rodriguez
    Jan 20 2004Signed a 1 year $5.4 million contract with New York (NYY)
    Mar 4 2003Signed a 1 year $800k contract with New York (NYY)
    Sep 29 1998Signed a 5 year $3.15 million contract with New York (NYY)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Alfonso Soriano, and the financial implications.

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2014 NYY 67 56 226 22 50 15 0 6 23 6 1 71 .221 .244 .367 .611 -1.18
    2013 NYY 151 147 580 84 148 32 1 34 101 36 18 156 .255 .302 .490 .792 0.79
    2012 CHC 151 149 561 68 147 33 2 32 108 44 6 153 .262 .322 .499 .821 1.88
    2011 CHC 137 129 475 50 116 27 1 26 88 27 2 113 .244 .289 .469 .758 0.03
    2010 CHC 147 134 496 67 128 40 3 24 79 45 5 123 .258 .322 .496 .818 0.76
    2009 CHC 117 116 477 64 115 25 1 20 55 40 9 118 .241 .303 .423 .726 -1.64
    2008 CHC 109 107 453 76 127 27 0 29 75 43 19 103 .280 .344 .532 .876 1.98
    Totals 1,440 1,396 5,598 804 1,490 342 20 304 868 394 159 1,345 0.266 0.319 0.497 0.816 2.62