Wander Franco

Tampa Bay Rays, Shortstop
Age: 23-141d (Mar 01, 2001)
Exp: 2.104 Years
Country: DO
Agent(s): Manny Paula
2024 Payroll Salary

$2,454,545

2024 Cash

$2,000,000

Career Earnings

$14,847,662

2022-2033 Pre-Arbitration Extension (CURRENT)

Wander Franco signed a 11 year , $182,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $5,000,000 signing bonus, $182,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,545,455.
Contract Terms:
11 yr(s) / $182,000,000
Average Salary:
$16,545,455
Signing Bonus:
$5,000,000
Free Agent:
2034 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022 21 $1,454,545 $16,545,455 7.19% $6,000,000 $6,000,000
2023 22
Pre-Arb
$2,454,545 $16,545,455 - $2,706,761 $8,706,761
2024 23
restricted-list
$2,454,545 $16,545,455 - $2,000,000 $10,706,761
2025 24
ARB 1
$8,454,545 $16,545,455 6.87% $8,000,000 $18,706,761
2026 25
ARB 2
$15,454,545 $16,545,455 6.78% $15,000,000 $33,706,761
2027 26
ARB 3
$22,454,545 $16,545,455 - $22,000,000 $55,706,761
2028 27 $25,454,545 $16,545,455 - $25,000,000 $80,706,761
2029 28 $25,454,545 $16,545,455 - $25,000,000 $105,706,761
2030 29 $25,454,545 $16,545,455 - $25,000,000 $130,706,761
2031 30 $25,454,545 $16,545,455 - $25,000,000 $155,706,761
2032 31 $25,454,550 $16,545,455 - $25,000,000 $180,706,761
2033 32
Club
$25,000,000 $16,545,455 - $2,000,000 $182,706,761
2034 33
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Signing Proration Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2022 21 0.104 $1,000,000 $454,545 - - $1,454,545 $16,545,455
2023 22 1.104
Pre-Arb
$2,000,000 $454,545 - - $2,454,545 $16,545,455
2024 23 2.104
restricted-list
$2,000,000 $454,545 - - $2,454,545 $16,545,455
2025 24 -
ARB 1
$8,000,000 $454,545 - - $8,454,545 $16,545,455
2026 25 -
ARB 2
$15,000,000 $454,545 - - $15,454,545 $16,545,455
2027 26 -
ARB 3
$22,000,000 $454,545 - - $22,454,545 $16,545,455
2028 27 - $25,000,000 $454,545 - - $25,454,545 $16,545,455
2029 28 - $25,000,000 $454,545 - - $25,454,545 $16,545,455
2030 29 - $25,000,000 $454,545 - - $25,454,545 $16,545,455
2031 30 - $25,000,000 $454,545 - - $25,454,545 $16,545,455
2032 31 - $25,000,000 $454,550 - - $25,454,550 $16,545,455
2033 32 -
Club
$25,000,000 - - - $25,000,000 $16,545,455
2034 33 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 21 $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $15,225,563
2023 22
Pre-Arb
$2,000,000 - $2,706,761 $8,706,761 $4,353,381 $16,064,251
2024 23
restricted-list
$2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $10,706,761 $3,568,920 $17,400,000
2025 24
ARB 1
$8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $18,706,761 $4,676,690 $19,111,111
2026 25
ARB 2
$15,000,000 - $15,000,000 $33,706,761 $6,741,352 $20,500,000
2027 26
ARB 3
$22,000,000 - $22,000,000 $55,706,761 $9,284,460 $21,285,714
2028 27 $25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $80,706,761 $11,529,537 $21,166,667
2029 28 $25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $105,706,761 $13,213,345 $20,400,000
2030 29 $25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $130,706,761 $14,522,973 $19,250,000
2031 30 $25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $155,706,761 $15,570,676 $17,333,333
2032 31 $25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $180,706,761 $16,427,887 $13,500,000
2033 32
Club
$2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $182,706,761 $15,225,563 $2,000,000
Contract Notes
  • 2033 Club option contains a $2M buyout
  • Trade Assignment Bonus: $3M thru 4/29/29, $2M after
  • MVP Escalators (2028-2032): $3M
  • Largest contract in Rays history at the time of signing
  • Largest contract for a player with less than 1 year of service time at signing
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Wander Franco signed a 1 year , $570,500 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $570,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $570,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $570,500
Average Salary:
$570,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Signing Bonus

Wander Franco signed a 1 year , $3,825,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $3,825,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,825,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,825,000
Average Salary:
$3,825,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$14,847,662

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2017 16
Signing Bonus
$3,825,000
$3,825,000
2021 20
Active
$315,901
$4,140,901
2022 21
Active
$6,000,000
$10,140,901
2023 22
Reserve /
$2,706,761
$12,847,662
2024 23
Reserve / restricted-list
$2,000,000
$14,847,662
Total      
$14,847,662
$14,847,662
2025 24
Active
$8,000,000
2026 25
Active
$15,000,000
2027 26
Active
$22,000,000
2028 27
Active
$25,000,000
2029 28
Active
$25,000,000
2030 29
Active
$25,000,000
2031 30
Active
$25,000,000
2032 31
Active
$25,000,000
2033 32
Active / Club
$2,000,000
Total
$186,847,662
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2017
16
$3,825,000
$3,825,000
$3,825,000
2021
20
$315,901
$315,901
$4,140,901
2022
21
$1,000,000
$5,000,000
$6,000,000
$10,140,901
2023
22
$2,000,000
$706,761
$2,706,761
$12,847,662
2024
23
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$14,847,662
Total
$5,315,901
$8,825,000
$706,761
$14,847,662
$14,847,662
2025
24
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
2026
25
$15,000,000
$15,000,000
2027
26
$22,000,000
$22,000,000
2028
27
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
2029
28
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
2030
29
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
2031
30
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
2032
31
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
2033
32
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
Total
$177,315,901
$8,825,000
$706,761
$186,847,662

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $5,315,901 $8,825,000 $706,761 $14,847,662

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2021 TB Sep 11, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021 Hamstring
2022 TB May 31, 2022 - Jun 26, 2022 Quad
2022 TB Jul 10, 2022 - Sep 09, 2022 Wrist
  • Nov 23, 2021 Signed a 11 year $182 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Jul 02, 2017 Signed a contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2023 TB 112 109 442 65 124 23 6 17 58 210 42 69 30 .281 .344 .344 .819 5.53
2022 TB 83 80 314 46 87 20 3 6 33 131 26 33 8 .277 .328 .328 .745 2.57
2021 TB 70 70 281 53 81 18 5 7 39 130 24 37 2 .288 .347 .347 .810 3.51
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