Joey Votto

Toronto Blue Jays, 1st Base
Age: 40-292d (Sep 10, 1983)
Exp: 16.027 Years
Country: US
College: Richview Collegiate Institute
Drafted: Round 2 (#44 overall), 2002
Agent(s): Dan Lozano (MVP Sports Group)
2024 Cash

$7,000,000

Career Earnings

$249,542,838

2014-2024 Extension

Joey Votto signed a 10 year , $225,000,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $225,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $22,500,000.
Contract Terms:
10 yr(s) / $225,000,000
Average Salary:
$22,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2011-2013 Arbitration Extension

Joey Votto signed a 3 year , $38,000,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $6,000,000 signing bonus, $38,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,666,667.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $38,000,000
Average Salary:
$12,666,667
Signing Bonus:
$6,000,000
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2010-2010 Pre-Arb

Joey Votto signed a 1 year , $525,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $525,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $525,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $525,000
Average Salary:
$525,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2009-2009 Pre-Arb

Joey Votto signed a 1 year , $437,500 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $437,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $437,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $437,500
Average Salary:
$437,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2008-2008 Pre-Arb

Joey Votto signed a 1 year , $390,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $390,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $390,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $390,000
Average Salary:
$390,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2007-2007 Pre-Arb

Joey Votto signed a 1 year , $380,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, including $380,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $380,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $380,000
Average Salary:
$380,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2002-2002 Signing Bonus

Joey Votto signed a 1 year , $600,000 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, 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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Career Earnings thru 2024

$249,542,838

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2002 18
Signing Bonus
$600,000
$600,000
2007 23
Active
$56,079
$656,079
2008 24
Active
$390,000
$1,046,079
2009 25
Active
$437,500
$1,483,579
2010 26
Active
$525,000
$2,008,579
NL MVP NL Hank Aaron
2011 27
Active / Arb Avoided
$8,100,000
$10,108,579
NL Gold Glove:1B
2012 28
Active
$11,050,000
$21,158,579
2013 29
Active
$19,050,000
$40,208,579
2014 30
Active
$12,000,000
$52,208,579
2015 31
Active
$14,000,000
$66,208,579
2016 32
Active
$20,000,000
$86,208,579
2017 33
Active
$22,000,000
$108,208,579
2018 34
Active
$25,075,000
$133,283,579
2019 35
Active
$25,000,000
$158,283,579
2020 36
Active
$9,259,259
$167,542,838
2021 37
Active
$25,000,000
$192,542,838
2022 38
Injured
$25,000,000
$217,542,838
2023 39
Active
$25,000,000
$242,542,838
2024 40
Retained
$7,000,000
$249,542,838
Total      
$249,542,838
$249,542,838
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2002
18
$600,000
$600,000
$600,000
2007
23
$56,079
$56,079
$656,079
2008
24
$390,000
$390,000
$1,046,079
2009
25
$437,500
$437,500
$1,483,579
2010
26
$525,000
$525,000
$2,008,579
2011
27
$5,500,000
$2,500,000
$100,000
$8,100,000
$10,108,579
2012
28
$9,500,000
$1,500,000
$50,000
$11,050,000
$21,158,579
2013
29
$17,000,000
$2,000,000
$50,000
$19,050,000
$40,208,579
2014
30
$12,000,000
$12,000,000
$52,208,579
2015
31
$14,000,000
$14,000,000
$66,208,579
2016
32
$20,000,000
$20,000,000
$86,208,579
2017
33
$22,000,000
$22,000,000
$108,208,579
2018
34
$25,000,000
$75,000
$25,075,000
$133,283,579
2019
35
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
$158,283,579
2020
36
$9,259,259
$9,259,259
$167,542,838
2021
37
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
$192,542,838
2022
38
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
$217,542,838
2023
39
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
$242,542,838
2024
40
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
$249,542,838
Total
$242,667,838
$6,600,000
$275,000
$249,542,838
$249,542,838

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
19 $242,667,838 $6,600,000 $275,000 $249,542,838

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2018 CIN Aug 17, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018 Knee
2019 CIN Aug 15, 2019 - Aug 27, 2019 Back
2021 CIN May 06, 2021 - Jun 08, 2021 Thumb
2022 CIN May 03, 2022 - May 20, 2022 COVID-19
2022 CIN Aug 19, 2022 - Oct 05, 2022 Shoulder
2023 CIN Mar 30, 2023 - Jun 19, 2023 Shoulder
2023 CIN Aug 24, 2023 - Sep 10, 2023 Shoulder
  • Mar 08, 2024 Signed a 1 year $2 million minor league contract with Toronto (TOR)
  • Nov 04, 2023 Cincinnati (CIN) declined a $20M option for 2024 ($7M buyout)
  • Jun 22, 2021 Suspended 1 game for arguing balls/strikes, forfeiting $134,409 in 2021 salary with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • May 08, 2015 Suspended 1 game for making contact with an umpire, forfeiting $76,502 in 2015 salary with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Apr 02, 2012 Signed a 10 year $225 million extension with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jan 17, 2011 Signed a 3 year $38 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 08, 2010 Signed a 1 year $525k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Feb 28, 2009 Signed a 1 year $437k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jan 29, 2008 Signed a 1 year $390k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jan 25, 2007 Signed a 1 year $380k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Feb 26, 2006 Signed a 1 year $327k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Nov 18, 2005 Contract purchased by Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jun 05, 2002 Signed a contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Jun 04, 2002 Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 2 (#44 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2023 CIN 65 60 208 26 42 6 0 14 38 90 27 62 0 .202 .314 .314 .747 -0.08
2022 CIN 91 90 322 31 66 18 1 11 41 119 44 97 0 .205 .319 .319 .689 -0.27
2021 CIN 129 126 448 73 119 23 1 36 99 252 77 127 1 .266 .375 .375 .937 3.51
2020 CIN 54 54 186 32 42 8 0 11 22 83 37 43 0 .226 .354 .354 .800 -0.01
2019 CIN 145 136 525 79 137 32 1 15 47 216 76 123 5 .261 .357 .357 .768 1.36
2018 CIN 145 140 503 67 143 28 2 12 67 211 108 101 2 .284 .417 .417 .836 3.60
2017 CIN 162 162 559 106 179 34 1 36 100 323 134 83 5 .320 .454 .454 1.032 8.09
2016 CIN 158 155 556 101 181 34 2 29 97 306 108 120 8 .326 .434 .434 .984 4.22
2015 CIN 158 156 545 95 171 33 2 29 80 295 143 135 13 .314 .459 .459 1.000 7.84
2014 CIN 62 61 220 32 56 16 0 6 23 90 47 49 1 .255 .390 .390 .799 1.68
2013 CIN 162 161 581 101 177 30 3 24 73 285 135 138 6 .305 .435 .435 .926 6.64
2012 CIN 111 109 374 59 126 44 0 14 56 212 94 85 5 .337 .474 .474 1.041 5.90
2011 CIN 161 159 599 101 185 40 3 29 103 318 110 129 8 .309 .416 .416 .947 6.63
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