Brandon Lowe

Tampa Bay Rays, 2nd Base
Age: 30-25d (Jul 06, 1994)
Exp: 5.058 Years
Country: US
College: Maryland
Drafted: Round 3 (#87 overall), 2015
Agent(s): Bledsoe Brothers
2024 Payroll Salary

$8,750,000

2024 Cash

$8,750,000

Career Earnings

$22,922,996

2019-2026 Pre-Arbitration Extension (CURRENT)

Brandon Lowe signed a 6 year , $24,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $24,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2024, Lowe will earn a base salary of $8,750,000, while carrying a total salary of $8,750,000.
Contract Terms:
6 yr(s) / $24,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2019 24 $1,000,000 $4,000,000 1.94% $1,000,000 $1,000,000
2020 25
Pre-Arb
$555,556 $4,000,000 1.92% $555,556 $1,555,556
2021 26
Pre-Arb
$2,500,000 $4,000,000 1.90% $2,500,000 $4,055,556
2022 27
ARB 1
$4,000,000 $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $8,055,556
2023 28
ARB 2
$5,250,000 $4,000,000 1.72% $5,250,000 $13,305,556
2024 29
ARB 3
$8,750,000 $4,000,000 1.69% $8,750,000 $22,055,556
2025 30
Club
$10,500,000 $10,500,000 - $1,000,000 $23,055,556
2026 31
Club
$11,500,000 $11,500,000 - - -
2027 32
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2019 24 0.058 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $4,000,000
2020 25 1.058
Pre-Arb
$1,500,000 - - $555,556 $4,000,000
2021 26 2.058
Pre-Arb
$2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $4,000,000
2022 27 3.058
ARB 1
$4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000
2023 28 4.058
ARB 2
$5,250,000 - - $5,250,000 $4,000,000
2024 29 5.058
ARB 3
$8,750,000 - - $8,750,000 $4,000,000
2025 30 -
Club
$10,500,000 - - $10,500,000 $10,500,000
2026 31 -
Club
$11,500,000 - - $11,500,000 $11,500,000
2027 32 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2019 24 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $2,881,945
2020 25
Pre-Arb
$555,556 $555,556 $1,555,556 $777,778 $3,150,794
2021 26
Pre-Arb
$2,500,000 $2,500,000 $4,055,556 $1,351,852 $3,583,333
2022 27
ARB 1
$4,000,000 $4,000,000 $8,055,556 $2,013,889 $3,800,000
2023 28
ARB 2
$5,250,000 $5,250,000 $13,305,556 $2,661,111 $3,750,000
2024 29
ARB 3
$8,750,000 $8,750,000 $22,055,556 $3,675,926 $3,250,000
2025 30
Club
$1,000,000 $1,000,000 $23,055,556 $3,293,651 $500,000
2026 31
Club
- - - - -
Contract Notes
  • 2025 Club Option includes a $1M buyout
  • 2026 Club Option includes a $500,000 buyout
  • 2025-2026 options escalate $1M for each Top 5 in MVP (max $2M per option)
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Brandon Lowe signed a 1 year , $545,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $545,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $545,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $545,000
Average Salary:
$545,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Signing Bonus

Brandon Lowe signed a 1 year , $697,500 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $697,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $697,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $697,500
Average Salary:
$697,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$22,922,996

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 20
Signing Bonus
$697,500
$697,500
2018 23
Active
$169,940
$867,440
2019 24
Active
$1,000,000
$1,867,440
2020 25
Active
$555,556
$2,422,996
All MLB (2nd)
2021 26
Active
$2,500,000
$4,922,996
2022 27
Injured /
$4,000,000
$8,922,996
2023 28
Injured /
$5,250,000
$14,172,996
2024 29
Active
$8,750,000
$22,922,996
Total      
$22,922,996
$22,922,996
2025 30
Active / Club
$1,000,000
Total
$23,922,996
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
20
$697,500
$697,500
$697,500
2018
23
$169,940
$169,940
$867,440
2019
24
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$1,867,440
2020
25
$555,556
$555,556
$2,422,996
2021
26
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$4,922,996
2022
27
$4,000,000
$4,000,000
$8,922,996
2023
28
$5,250,000
$5,250,000
$14,172,996
2024
29
$8,750,000
$8,750,000
$22,922,996
Total
$22,225,496
$697,500
$22,922,996
$22,922,996
2025
30
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
Total
$23,225,496
$697,500
$23,922,996

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $22,225,496 $697,500 - $22,922,996

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2019 TB Jul 03, 2019 - Sep 23, 2019 Shin
2022 TB May 16, 2022 - Jul 16, 2022 Back
2022 TB Aug 31, 2022 - Sep 07, 2022 Arm
2022 TB Sep 13, 2022 - Sep 28, 2022 Back
2023 TB Jun 05, 2023 - Jul 04, 2023 Back
2023 TB Sep 23, 2023 - Oct 01, 2023 Knee
2024 TB Apr 09, 2024 - May 20, 2024 Oblique
  • Mar 20, 2019 Signed a 6 year $24 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Jun 30, 2015 Signed a contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Jun 18, 2015 Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 3 (#87 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 TB 51 44 169 26 41 6 2 10 28 81 19 49 1 .243 .332 .479 .811 1.10
2023 TB 109 101 377 58 87 15 1 21 68 167 50 119 7 .231 .328 .443 .771 2.10
2022 TB 65 61 235 31 52 10 2 8 25 90 27 61 1 .221 .308 .383 .691 0.97
2021 TB 149 134 535 97 132 31 0 39 99 280 68 167 7 .247 .340 .523 .863 4.68
2020 TB 56 49 193 36 52 9 2 14 37 107 25 58 3 .269 .362 .554 .916 2.44
2019 TB 84 72 296 42 80 17 2 17 51 152 25 113 5 .270 .336 .514 .850 2.88
2018 TB 43 36 129 16 30 6 2 6 25 58 16 38 2 .233 .324 .450 .774 0.80
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