Miguel Cabrera

Detroit Tigers, Designated Hitter
Age: 41-104d (Apr 18, 1983)
Exp: 20.101 Years
Country: VE
Agent(s): Diego Bentz, Fernando Cuza (ISE Baseball)
2024 Cash

$8,000,000

2016-2025 Extension

Miguel Cabrera signed a 8 year , $248,000,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $248,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $31,000,000.
Contract Terms:
8 yr(s) / $248,000,000
Average Salary:
$31,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
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2008-2008 Arbitration

Miguel Cabrera signed a 1 year , $11,300,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $11,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,300,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $11,300,000
Average Salary:
$11,300,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2008-2015 Arbitration Extension

Miguel Cabrera signed a 8 year , $152,300,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, including $152,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $19,037,500.
Contract Terms:
8 yr(s) / $152,300,000
Average Salary:
$19,037,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2007-2007 Arbitration

Miguel Cabrera signed a 1 year , $7,400,000 contract with the Florida Marlins, including $7,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,400,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $7,400,000
Average Salary:
$7,400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2006-2006 Pre-Arb

Miguel Cabrera signed a 1 year , $472,000 contract with the Florida Marlins, including $472,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $472,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $472,000
Average Salary:
$472,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2005-2005 Pre-Arb

Miguel Cabrera signed a 1 year , $370,000 contract with the Florida Marlins, including $370,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $370,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $370,000
Average Salary:
$370,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2004-2004 Pre-Arb

Miguel Cabrera signed a 1 year , $320,000 contract with the Florida Marlins, including $320,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $320,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $320,000
Average Salary:
$320,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2003-2003 Pre-Arb

Miguel Cabrera signed a 1 year , $300,000 contract with the Florida Marlins, including $300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $300,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $300,000
Average Salary:
$300,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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1999-1999 Signing Bonus

Miguel Cabrera signed a 1 year , $1,900,000 contract with the Florida Marlins, including $1,900,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,900,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,900,000
Average Salary:
$1,900,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$393,188,684

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
1999 16
Signing Bonus
$1,900,000
$1,900,000
2003 20
Active
$165,573
$2,065,573
Champion
2004 21
Active
$320,000
$2,385,573
2005 22
Active
$370,000
$2,755,573
2006 23
Active
$472,000
$3,227,573
2007 24
Active / arbitration-settlement
$7,400,000
$10,627,573
2008 25
Active
$11,300,000
$21,927,573
2009 26
Active
$15,050,000
$36,977,573
2010 27
Active
$20,200,000
$57,177,573
AL Silver Slugger:1B
2011 28
Active
$20,150,000
$77,327,573
2012 29
Active
$21,300,000
$98,627,573
AL MVP AL Hank Aaron AL Silver Slugger:3B
2013 30
Active
$21,300,000
$119,927,573
AL MVP AL Hank Aaron AL Silver Slugger:3B
2014 31
Active
$22,100,000
$142,027,573
2015 32
Active
$22,000,000
$164,027,573
AL Silver Slugger:1B
2016 33
Injured
$28,050,000
$192,077,573
AL Silver Slugger:1B
2017 34
Active
$28,000,000
$220,077,573
2018 35
Injured
$30,000,000
$250,077,573
2019 36
Active
$30,000,000
$280,077,573
2020 37
Active
$11,111,111
$291,188,684
2021 38
Active
$30,000,000
$321,188,684
2022 39
Active
$32,000,000
$353,188,684
2023 40
Active
$32,000,000
$385,188,684
2024 41
Retained
$8,000,000
$393,188,684
Total      
$393,188,684
$393,188,684
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
1999
16
$1,900,000
$1,900,000
$1,900,000
2003
20
$165,574
$165,573
$2,065,573
2004
21
$320,000
$320,000
$2,385,573
2005
22
$370,000
$370,000
$2,755,573
2006
23
$472,000
$472,000
$3,227,573
2007
24
$7,400,000
$7,400,000
$10,627,573
2008
25
$11,300,000
$11,300,000
$21,927,573
2009
26
$15,000,000
$50,000
$15,050,000
$36,977,573
2010
27
$20,000,000
$200,000
$20,200,000
$57,177,573
2011
28
$20,000,000
$150,000
$20,150,000
$77,327,573
2012
29
$21,000,000
$300,000
$21,300,000
$98,627,573
2013
30
$21,000,000
$300,000
$21,300,000
$119,927,573
2014
31
$22,000,000
$100,000
$22,100,000
$142,027,573
2015
32
$22,000,000
$22,000,000
$164,027,573
2016
33
$28,000,000
$50,000
$28,050,000
$192,077,573
2017
34
$28,000,000
$28,000,000
$220,077,573
2018
35
$30,000,000
$30,000,000
$250,077,573
2019
36
$30,000,000
$30,000,000
$280,077,573
2020
37
$11,111,111
$11,111,111
$291,188,684
2021
38
$30,000,000
$30,000,000
$321,188,684
2022
39
$32,000,000
$32,000,000
$353,188,684
2023
40
$32,000,000
$32,000,000
$385,188,684
2024
41
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$393,188,684
Total
$390,138,685
$1,900,000
$1,150,000
$393,188,684
$393,188,684

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $8,727,574 $1,900,000 - $10,627,573
17 $381,411,111 - $1,150,000 $382,561,111

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2018 DET May 04, 2018 - Jun 01, 2018 Hamstring
2018 DET Jun 13, 2018 - Oct 01, 2018 Biceps
2021 DET Apr 11, 2021 - Apr 25, 2021 Biceps
2022 DET Sep 04, 2022 - Sep 20, 2022 Biceps
  • Nov 04, 2023 Detroit (DET) declined a $30 million option for 2024 ($8M buyout)
  • Mar 27, 2014 Signed an 8 year $248 million contract extension with Detroit (DET)
  • Mar 22, 2008 Signed an 8 year $152.3 million contract wit Detroit (DET)
  • Dec 04, 2007 Traded to Detroit (DET) from Florida (FLA) with Dontrelle Willis for Andrew Miller, Burke Badenhop, Eury De La Rosa, Dallas Trahern, Mike Rabelo and Cameron Maybin
  • Feb 17, 2007 Signed a 1 year $7.4 million contract with Florida (FLA), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 02, 2006 Signed a 1 year $472k contract with Florida (FLA)
  • Mar 02, 2005 Signed a 1 year $370k contract with Florida (FLA)
  • Mar 02, 2004 Signed a 1 year $320k contract with Florida (FLA)
  • Jul 02, 1999 Signed a contract with Florida (FLA)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2023 DET 98 95 334 21 86 20 0 4 34 118 31 74 0 .257 .322 .353 .675 -0.39
2022 DET 112 109 397 25 101 10 0 5 43 126 28 101 1 .254 .305 .317 .622 -1.14
2021 DET 130 127 472 48 121 16 0 15 75 182 40 118 0 .256 .316 .386 .702 -0.56
2020 DET 57 57 204 28 51 4 0 10 35 85 24 51 1 .250 .329 .417 .746 0.09
2019 DET 137 133 492 41 139 21 0 12 59 196 48 108 0 .283 .347 .398 .745 0.00
2018 DET 38 37 134 17 40 11 0 3 22 60 22 27 0 .299 .395 .448 .843 0.23
2017 DET 130 129 469 50 117 22 0 16 60 187 54 110 0 .249 .329 .399 .728 -0.93
2016 DET 158 156 595 92 188 31 1 38 108 335 75 116 0 .316 .393 .563 .956 5.07
2015 DET 119 118 429 64 145 28 1 19 76 232 77 82 1 .338 .440 .541 .981 4.93
2014 DET 159 158 611 101 191 52 1 25 109 320 60 117 1 .313 .371 .524 .895 5.07
2013 DET 148 147 555 103 193 26 1 44 137 353 90 94 3 .348 .442 .636 1.078 7.49
2012 DET 161 161 622 109 205 40 0 44 139 377 66 98 4 .330 .393 .606 .999 7.14
2011 DET 161 159 572 111 197 48 0 30 105 335 108 89 2 .344 .448 .586 1.034 7.62
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