Willy Adames

Milwaukee Brewers, Shortstop
Age: 28-323d (Sep 02, 1995)
Exp: 5.105 Years
Country: DO
Agent(s): CAA Sports
2024 Payroll Salary

$12,250,000

2024 Cash

$12,250,000

Career Earnings

$27,589,520

2024-2024 Arbitration (CURRENT)

Willy Adames signed a 1 year , $12,250,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $12,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,250,000. In 2024, Adames will earn a base salary of $12,250,000, while carrying a total salary of $12,250,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $12,250,000
Average Salary:
$12,250,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 28
Arb Avoided
$12,250,000 $12,250,000 5.17% $12,250,000 $12,250,000
2025 29
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 28 5.105
Arb Avoided
$12,250,000 - - $12,250,000 $12,250,000
2025 29 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 28
Arb Avoided
$12,250,000 $12,250,000 $12,250,000 $12,250,000 $12,250,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Arbitration

Willy Adames signed a 1 year , $8,700,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $8,700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,700,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $8,700,000
Average Salary:
$8,700,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2022-2022 Arbitration

Willy Adames signed a 1 year , $4,600,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $4,600,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,600,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,600,000
Average Salary:
$4,600,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Willy Adames signed a 1 year , $590,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $590,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $590,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $590,000
Average Salary:
$590,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Willy Adames signed a 1 year , $579,500 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $579,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $579,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $579,500
Average Salary:
$579,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Willy Adames signed a 1 year , $562,400 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $562,400 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $562,400.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $562,400
Average Salary:
$562,400
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Willy Adames 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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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Willy Adames signed a 1 year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s)
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2012-2012 Signing Bonus

Willy Adames signed a 1 year , $400,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $400,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $400,000
Average Salary:
$400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$27,589,520

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2012 16
Signing Bonus
$400,000
$400,000
2018 22
Active
$272,490
$672,490
2019 23
Active
$562,400
$1,234,890
2020 24
Active
$214,630
$1,449,520
2021 25
Active
Retained
$431,400
$158,600
$1,880,920
$2,039,520
2022 26
Active / Arb Avoided
$4,600,000
$6,639,520
2023 27
Active / Arb Avoided
$8,700,000
$15,339,520
2024 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$12,250,000
$27,589,520
Total      
$27,589,520
$27,589,520
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2012
16
$400,000
$400,000
$400,000
2018
22
$272,490
$272,490
$672,490
2019
23
$562,400
$562,400
$1,234,890
2020
24
$214,630
$214,630
$1,449,520
2021
25
$431,400
$158,600
$431,400
$158,600
$1,880,920
$2,039,520
2022
26
$4,600,000
$4,600,000
$6,639,520
2023
27
$8,700,000
$8,700,000
$15,339,520
2024
28
$12,250,000
$12,250,000
$27,589,520
Total
$27,189,520
$400,000
$27,589,520
$27,589,520

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 - $400,000 - $400,000
4 $1,208,120 - - $1,208,120
4 $25,981,400 - - $25,981,400

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2021 MIL Sep 05, 2021 - Sep 20, 2021 Quad
2022 MIL May 15, 2022 - Jun 08, 2022 Ankle
2023 MIL May 27, 2023 - Jun 07, 2023 Concussion
  • Jan 11, 2024 Signed a 1 year $12.25 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 13, 2023 Signed a 1 year $8.7 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 22, 2022 Signed a 1 year $4.6 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
  • May 21, 2021 Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from Tampa Bay (TB) with Trevor Richards for J.P. Feyereisen and Drew Rasmussen
  • Mar 05, 2020 Signed a 1 year $579,500 contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $562,400 contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Nov 19, 2016 Signed a contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Jul 31, 2014 Traded to Tampa Bay (TB) from Detroit (DET) as part of a 3-team trade: Tampa Bay (TB) traded David Price to Detroit (DET); Detroit (DET) traded Drew Smyly to Tampa Bay (TB); Detroit (DET) traded Austin Jackson to Seattle (SEA); Seattle (SEA) traded Nick Franklin to Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Jul 02, 2012 Signed a contract with Detroit (DET)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 MIL 96 96 366 50 87 22 0 14 63 151 46 95 12 .238 .322 .322 .735 1.71
2023 MIL 149 149 553 73 120 29 2 24 80 225 71 165 5 .217 .310 .310 .717 2.98
2022 MIL 139 138 563 83 134 31 0 31 98 258 49 166 8 .238 .298 .298 .756 4.30
2021 MIL 140 133 497 77 130 32 1 25 73 239 57 156 5 .262 .337 .337 .818 0.64
2020 TB 54 51 185 29 48 15 1 8 23 89 20 74 2 .259 .332 .332 .813 1.93
2019 TB 153 145 531 69 135 25 1 20 52 222 46 153 5 .254 .317 .317 .735 3.93
2018 TB 86 80 288 43 80 7 0 10 34 117 31 95 6 .278 .348 .348 .754 1.06
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