José Ramírez

Age: 31-277d (Sep 17, 1992)
Exp: 9.074 Years
Country: DO
Agent(s): Rafa Nieves (Republik Sports)
2024 Payroll Salary

$17,000,000

2024 Cash

$17,000,000

Career Earnings

$74,942,824

2022-2028 Extension (CURRENT)

José Ramírez signed a 7 year , $141,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Guardians, including $141,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $20,142,857. In 2024, Ramírez will earn a base salary of $17,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $17,000,000.
Contract Terms:
7 yr(s) / $141,000,000
Average Salary:
$20,142,857
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2029 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022 29 $22,000,000 $20,142,857 8.76% $22,000,000 $22,000,000
2023 30 $14,000,000 $20,142,857 8.65% $13,849,462 $35,849,462
2024 31 $17,000,000 $20,142,857 8.50% $17,000,000 $52,849,462
2025 32 $19,000,000 $20,142,857 8.36% $19,000,000 $71,849,462
2026 33 $21,000,000 $20,142,857 8.26% $21,000,000 $92,849,462
2027 34 $23,000,000 $20,142,857 - $23,000,000 $115,849,462
2028 35 $25,000,000 $20,142,857 - $25,000,000 $140,849,462
2029 36
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2022 29 7.074 $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000 $20,142,857
2023 30 8.074 $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $20,142,857
2024 31 9.074 $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000 $20,142,857
2025 32 - $19,000,000 - - $19,000,000 $20,142,857
2026 33 - $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000 $20,142,857
2027 34 - $23,000,000 - - $23,000,000 $20,142,857
2028 35 - $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000 $20,142,857
2029 36 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 29 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $20,121,352
2023 30 $13,849,462 $13,849,462 $35,849,462 $17,924,731 $19,808,244
2024 31 $17,000,000 $17,000,000 $52,849,462 $17,616,487 $21,000,000
2025 32 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $71,849,462 $17,962,366 $22,000,000
2026 33 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $92,849,462 $18,569,892 $23,000,000
2027 34 $23,000,000 $23,000,000 $115,849,462 $19,308,244 $24,000,000
2028 35 $25,000,000 $25,000,000 $140,849,462 $20,121,352 $25,000,000
Contract Notes
  • Full no-trade clause
  • 2023 Club Option from previous extension (exercised, part of extension)
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2017-2017 Pre-Arb

José Ramírez signed a 0 year , $1 contract with the Cleveland Guardians, including $571,400 signing bonus, $1 guaranteed, and .
Contract Terms:
0 yr(s) / $1
Signing Bonus:
$571,400
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2017-2023 Pre-Arbitration Extension

José Ramírez signed a 4 year , $26,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $2,000,000 signing bonus, $26,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,500,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $26,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,000,000
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

José Ramírez signed a 1 year , $518,200 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $518,200 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $518,200.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $518,200
Average Salary:
$518,200
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Pre-Arb

José Ramírez signed a 1 year , $511,300 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $511,300 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $511,300.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $511,300
Average Salary:
$511,300
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2014-2014 Pre-Arb

José Ramírez signed a 1 year , $500,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $500,000
Average Salary:
$500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2013-2013 Pre-Arb

José Ramírez signed a 1 year , $480,000 contract with the Cleveland Guardians, including $480,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $480,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $480,000
Average Salary:
$480,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2009-2009 Signing Bonus

José Ramírez signed a 1 year , $50,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $50,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $50,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $50,000
Average Salary:
$50,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$74,942,824

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2009 16
Signing Bonus
$50,000
$50,000
2013 20
Active
$76,065
$126,065
2014 21
Active
$232,240
$358,305
2015 22
Active
$352,042
$710,347
2016 23
Active
$518,200
$1,228,547
2017 24
Active
$2,871,400
$4,099,947
AL Silver Slugger:3B
2018 25
Active
$2,728,600
$6,828,547
AL Silver Slugger:3B
2019 26
Active
$3,750,000
$10,578,547
2020 27
Active
$2,514,815
$13,093,362
All MLB (2nd) AL Silver Slugger:3B
2021 28
Active
$9,000,000
$22,093,362
2022 29
Active
$22,000,000
$44,093,362
AL Silver Slugger:3B
2023 30
Active
$13,849,462
$57,942,824
All MLB (2nd)
2024 31
Active
$17,000,000
$74,942,824
Total      
$74,942,824
$74,942,824
2025 32
Active
$19,000,000
2026 33
Active
$21,000,000
2027 34
Active
$23,000,000
2028 35
Active
$25,000,000
Total
$162,942,824
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2009
16
$50,000
$50,000
$50,000
2013
20
$76,066
$76,065
$126,065
2014
21
$232,240
$232,240
$358,305
2015
22
$352,042
$352,042
$710,347
2016
23
$518,200
$518,200
$1,228,547
2017
24
$571,400
$2,000,000
$300,000
$2,871,400
$4,099,947
2018
25
$2,428,600
$300,000
$2,728,600
$6,828,547
2019
26
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$10,578,547
2020
27
$2,314,815
$200,000
$2,514,815
$13,093,362
2021
28
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$22,093,362
2022
29
$22,000,000
$22,000,000
$44,093,362
2023
30
$13,849,462
$13,849,462
$57,942,824
2024
31
$17,000,000
$17,000,000
$74,942,824
Total
$72,092,825
$2,050,000
$800,000
$74,942,824
$74,942,824
2025
32
$19,000,000
$19,000,000
2026
33
$21,000,000
$21,000,000
2027
34
$23,000,000
$23,000,000
2028
35
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
Total
$160,092,825
$2,050,000
$800,000
$162,942,824

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
13 $72,092,825 $2,050,000 $800,000 $74,942,824

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2019 CLE Aug 25, 2019 - Sep 24, 2019 Hand
  • Aug 07, 2023 Suspended 2 games for his Role in an altercation with Chicago (CHW), forfeiting $150,538 in 2023 salary with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Apr 06, 2022 Signed a 5 year $124 million contract extension with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Apr 06, 2022 Cleveland (CLE) exercised an option for 2023 as part of extension
  • Nov 04, 2021 Cleveland (CLE) exercised a $12 million option for 2022
  • Mar 24, 2017 Signed a 4 year $26 million contract extension with Cleveland (CLE), including club options in 2022 & 2023
  • Mar 04, 2016 Signed a 1 year $518,200 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Mar 10, 2015 Signed a 1 year $511,300 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Mar 06, 2014 Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Sep 01, 2013 Contract purchased by Cleveland (CLE)
  • Nov 26, 2009 Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 CLE 65 65 260 51 71 14 1 18 62 141 24 32 11 .273 .334 .334 .876 2.65
2023 CLE 156 156 611 87 172 36 5 24 80 290 73 73 28 .282 .356 .356 .831 5.12
2022 CLE 157 157 601 90 168 44 5 29 126 309 69 82 20 .280 .356 .356 .870 5.62
2021 CLE 152 151 552 111 148 33 5 36 103 299 72 87 27 .268 .357 .357 .899 6.73
2020 CLE 58 58 219 45 64 16 1 17 46 133 31 43 10 .292 .386 .386 .993 2.51
2019 CLE 129 128 482 68 123 33 3 23 83 231 52 74 24 .255 .327 .327 .806 3.05
2018 CLE 157 157 578 110 157 39 4 39 105 321 106 80 34 .272 .388 .388 .943 7.47
2017 CLE 152 151 585 107 186 56 6 29 83 341 52 69 17 .318 .374 .374 .957 6.97
2016 CLE 152 144 565 84 176 46 3 11 76 261 44 62 22 .312 .363 .363 .825 4.82
2015 CLE 98 85 315 50 69 14 3 6 27 107 32 39 10 .219 .291 .291 .631 1.22
2014 CLE 68 61 237 27 62 10 2 2 17 82 13 35 10 .262 .300 .300 .646 1.52
2013 CLE 15 2 12 5 4 0 1 0 0 6 2 2 0 .333 .429 .429 .929 0.07
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