Jake Bauers

Milwaukee Brewers, 1st Base
Age: 28-296d (Oct 06, 1995)
Exp: 3.084 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 7 (#208 overall), 2013
Agent(s): VC Sports Group
2024 Payroll Salary

$1,350,000

2024 Cash

$1,350,000

Career Earnings

$3,583,819

2024-2024 Arbitration (CURRENT)

Jake Bauers signed a 1 year , $1,350,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $1,350,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,350,000. In 2024, Bauers will earn a base salary of $1,350,000, while carrying a total salary of $1,350,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,350,000
Average Salary:
$1,350,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 28
Arb Avoided
$1,350,000 $1,350,000 0.57% $1,350,000 $1,350,000
2025 29
ARB 2
2026 30
ARB 3
2027 31
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 28 3.084
Arb Avoided
$1,350,000 - - $1,350,000 $1,350,000
2025 29 --
ARB 2
2026 30 --
ARB 3
2027 31 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 28
Arb Avoided
$1,350,000 $1,350,000 $1,350,000 $1,350,000 $1,350,000
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Pre-Arb

Jake Bauers signed a 1 year , $720,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $720,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $720,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $720,000
Average Salary:
$720,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Jake Bauers signed a 1 year , $600,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $600,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $600,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $600,000
Average Salary:
$600,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Jake Bauers signed a 1 year , $577,400 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $577,400 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $577,400.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $577,400
Average Salary:
$577,400
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Jake Bauers signed a 1 year , $560,400 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $560,400 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $560,400.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $560,400
Average Salary:
$560,400
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Jake Bauers 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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2013-2013 Signing Bonus

Jake Bauers signed a 1 year , $240,000 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $240,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $240,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $240,000
Average Salary:
$240,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$3,583,819

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2013 17
Signing Bonus
$240,000
$240,000
2018 22
Active
$339,880
$579,880
2019 23
Active
$470,028
$1,049,908
2021 25
Retained
Active
$212,916
$370,990
$1,262,824
$1,633,814
2023 27
Active
$600,005
$2,233,819
2024 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$1,350,000
$3,583,819
Total      
$3,583,819
$3,583,819
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2013
17
$240,000
$240,000
$240,000
2018
22
$339,880
$339,880
$579,880
2019
23
$470,028
$470,028
$1,049,908
2021
25
$212,916
$370,990
$212,916
$370,990
$1,262,824
$1,633,814
2023
27
$600,005
$600,005
$2,233,819
2024
28
$1,350,000
$1,350,000
$3,583,819
Total
$3,343,819
$240,000
$3,583,819
$3,583,819

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 - $240,000 - $240,000
1 $339,880 - - $339,880
2 $682,944 - - $682,944
1 $370,990 - - $370,990
1 $600,005 - - $600,005
1 $1,350,000 - - $1,350,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2023 NYY Jul 07, 2023 - Jul 23, 2023 Arm
  • Jan 11, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1.35 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
  • Nov 17, 2023 Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from New York (NYY) for Jace Avina and Brian Sanchez
  • Apr 29, 2023 Contract purchased by New York (NYY)
  • Dec 14, 2022 Signed a minor league contract with New York (NYY)
  • Jun 03, 2022 Traded to New York (NYY) from Cincinnati (CIN) for cash considerations
  • Dec 21, 2021 Signed a minor league contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jun 10, 2021 Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Cleveland (CLE) for Damon Casetta-Stubbs
  • Mar 05, 2020 Signed a 1 year $577,400 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $560,400 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Dec 13, 2018 Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Tampa Bay (TB) as part of a 3-team trade: Tampa Bay (TB) traded cash considerations to Seattle (SEA); Cleveland (CLE) traded Yandy Diaz and Cole Sulser to Tampa Bay (TB); Cleveland (CLE) traded Edwin Encarnacion and 2019 3rd round pick to Seattle (SEA); Seattle (SEA) traded Carlos Santana to Cleveland (CLE)
  • Dec 19, 2014 Traded to Tampa Bay (TB) from San Diego (SD) as part of a 3-team trade: Tampa Bay (TB) traded Wil Myers, Gerardo Reyes, Jose Castillo and Ryan Hanigan to San Diego (SD); Washington (WSH) traded Steven Souza and Travis Ott to Tampa Bay (TB); San Diego (SD) traded Burch Smith and Rene Rivera to Tampa Bay (TB); San Diego (SD) traded Joe Ross and Trea Turner to Washington (WSH)
  • Jun 19, 2013 Signed a contract with San Diego (SD)
  • Jun 07, 2013 Drafted by San Diego (SD): Round 7 (#208 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 MIL 71 47 188 26 41 9 1 7 33 73 24 70 7 .218 .323 .388 .711 -0.23
2023 NYY 82 69 242 28 49 15 0 12 30 100 27 95 3 .202 .279 .413 .692 -0.94
2021 SEA 115 75 282 27 59 7 0 4 19 78 30 78 6 .209 .290 .277 .567 -0.13
2019 CLE 118 106 372 46 84 16 1 12 43 138 45 115 3 .226 .312 .371 .683 -0.88
2018 TB 96 89 323 48 65 22 2 11 48 124 54 104 6 .201 .316 .384 .700 0.48
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