Nick Martinez

Cincinnati Reds, Relief Pitcher
Age: 33-331d (Aug 05, 1990)
Exp: 5.002 Years
Country: US
College: Fordham
Drafted: Round 18 (#564 overall), 2011
Agent(s): Bob Garber (RMG Baseball)
2024 Payroll Salary

$14,000,000

2024 Cash

$28,500,000

Career Earnings

$33,901,624

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Nick Martinez signed a 2 year , $26,000,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $26,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,000,000. In 2024, Martinez will earn a base salary of $14,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $14,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $26,000,000
Average Salary:
$13,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 33 $14,000,000 $13,000,000 5.49% $14,000,000 $14,000,000
2025 34
Player
$12,000,000 $13,000,000 5.39% $12,000,000 $26,000,000
2026 35
UFA
Retained Salary
2024 33 - $1,333,333 0.56% - -
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 33 5.002 $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $13,000,000
2025 34 -
Player
$12,000,000 - - $12,000,000 $13,000,000
2026 35 --
UFA
Retained Salary
2024 33 $1,333,333 - - - $1,333,333
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 33 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $13,000,000
2025 34
Player
$12,000,000 $12,000,000 $26,000,000 $13,000,000 $12,000,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2025 Free Agent

Nick Martinez signed a 3 year , $26,000,000 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $26,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,666,667. In 2024, Martinez will earn a base salary of $8,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $16,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $26,000,000
Average Salary:
$8,666,667
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
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2022-2025 Free Agent

Nick Martinez signed a 4 year , $25,500,000 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $2,000,000 signing bonus, $25,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,375,000. In 2024, Martinez will earn a base salary of $6,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $6,500,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $25,500,000
Average Salary:
$6,375,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,000,000
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Nick Martinez signed a 1 year , $540,590 contract with the Texas Rangers, including $540,590 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $540,590.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $540,590
Average Salary:
$540,590
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

Nick Martinez signed a 1 year , $519,190 contract with the Texas Rangers, including $519,190 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $519,190.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $519,190
Average Salary:
$519,190
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Pre-Arb

Nick Martinez signed a 1 year , $515,000 contract with the Texas Rangers, including $515,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $515,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $515,000
Average Salary:
$515,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2014-2014 Pre-Arb

Nick Martinez signed a 1 year , $500,000 contract with the Texas Rangers, 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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Career Earnings thru 2024

$33,901,624

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 23
Active
$439,890
$439,890
2015 24
Active
$391,174
$831,064
2016 25
Active
$204,264
$1,035,328
2017 26
Active
$366,296
$1,401,624
2022 31
Active
Retained
$6,000,000
$1,500,000
$7,401,624
$8,901,624
2023 32
Active
$11,000,000
$19,901,624
2024 33
Active
$14,000,000
$33,901,624
Total      
$33,901,624
$33,901,624
2025 34
Active / Player
$12,000,000
Total
$45,901,624
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
23
$439,890
$439,890
$439,890
2015
24
$391,174
$391,174
$831,064
2016
25
$204,264
$204,264
$1,035,328
2017
26
$366,296
$366,296
$1,401,624
2022
31
$4,000,000
$1,500,000
$2,000,000
$6,000,000
$1,500,000
$7,401,624
$8,901,624
2023
32
$10,000,000
$1,000,000
$11,000,000
$19,901,624
2024
33
$14,000,000
$14,000,000
$33,901,624
Total
$30,901,624
$2,000,000
$1,000,000
$33,901,624
$33,901,624
2025
34
$12,000,000
$12,000,000
Total
$42,901,624
$2,000,000
$1,000,000
$45,901,624

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $1,401,624 - - $1,401,624
2 $15,500,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $18,500,000
1 $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
  • Nov 30, 2023 Signed a 2 year $26 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN), including a player option for 2025
  • Nov 04, 2023 San Diego (SD) declined an option for 2024
  • Nov 16, 2022 Signed a 3 year $26 million contract extension with San Diego (SD)
  • Nov 10, 2022 Declined a $6.5 million player option for 2023 ($1.5M buyout)
  • Mar 16, 2022 Signed a 4 year $25.5 million contract with San Diego (SD)
  • Dec 01, 2017 Non-Tendered by Texas (TEX)
  • Mar 01, 2016 Signed a 1 year $519,190 contract with Texas (TEX)
  • Mar 04, 2015 Signed a 1 year $515k contract with Texas (TEX)
  • Jun 24, 2011 Drafted by Texas (TEX): Round 18 (#564 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 CIN 20 5 58 31 28 8 45 5 2 5 0 58.3 4.32 1.23 0.72
2023 SD 62 9 99 45 42 40 106 12 6 4 1 110.3 3.43 3.26 1.47
2022 SD 47 10 96 44 41 41 95 15 4 4 8 106.3 3.47 3.47 1.24
2017 TEX 23 18 124 74 70 28 67 26 3 8 0 111.3 5.66 0.44 0.26
2016 TEX 12 5 45 24 24 19 16 8 2 3 0 38.7 5.59 0.23 0.05
2015 TEX 24 21 135 66 55 46 77 16 7 7 0 125.0 3.96 0.30 1.15
2014 TEX 32 24 150 79 71 55 77 18 5 12 0 140.3 4.55 0.28 0.54
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