Rafael Soriano

Toronto Blue Jays, Relief Pitcher
Age: 44-222d (Dec 19, 1979)
Exp: 12.057 Years
Country: DO
Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)

2016-2016

Rafael Soriano signed a 1 year , $750,000 contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, including $750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $750,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $750,000
Average Salary:
$750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2017 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2016 36
Voided
$750,000 $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000
2017 37
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2016 36 13.057
Voided
$750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000
2017 37 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2016 36
Voided
$750,000 $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
Source: Jon Heyman

2013-2014 Free Agent

Rafael Soriano signed a 2 year , $28,000,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $28,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $28,000,000
Average Salary:
$14,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2011-2012

Rafael Soriano signed a 3 year , $35,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $35,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,666,667.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $35,000,000
Average Salary:
$11,666,667
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2013 / UFA
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2010-2010

Rafael Soriano signed a 1 year , $7,500,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, including $7,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $7,500,000
Average Salary:
$7,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2011 / UFA
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2008-2009

Rafael Soriano signed a 2 year , $9,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $500,000 signing bonus, $9,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $9,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$500,000
Free Agent:
2010 / UFA
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2007-2007

Rafael Soriano signed a 1 year , $1,200,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $1,200,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,200,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,200,000
Average Salary:
$1,200,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2008 / UFA
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2006-2006

Rafael Soriano signed a 1 year , $450,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including $450,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $450,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $450,000
Average Salary:
$450,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2007 / UFA
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2005-2005

Rafael Soriano signed a 1 year , $340,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including $340,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $340,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $340,000
Average Salary:
$340,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2006 / UFA
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2004-2004 Rookie

Rafael Soriano signed a 1 year , $335,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including $335,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $335,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $335,000
Average Salary:
$335,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2005 / UFA
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1996-1996 Signing Bonus

Rafael Soriano signed a 1 year , $5,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including $5,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $5,000
Average Salary:
$5,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$73,450,000

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
1996 16
Signing Bonus
$5,000
$5,000
2004 24
Active
$335,000
$340,000
2005 25
Active
$340,000
$680,000
2006 26
Active
$470,000
$1,150,000
2007 27
Active
$1,200,000
$2,350,000
2008 28
Active
$2,900,000
$5,250,000
2009 29
Active
$6,100,000
$11,350,000
2010 30
Active
$7,500,000
$18,850,000
2011 31
Active
$10,000,000
$28,850,000
2012 32
Active
$11,000,000
$39,850,000
2013 33
Active
Retained
$7,000,000
$1,500,000
$46,850,000
$48,350,000
2014 34
Active
$7,000,000
$55,350,000
2015 35
Retained
$4,100,000
$59,450,000
2018 38
Deferred
$2,000,000
$61,450,000
2019 39
Deferred
$2,000,000
$63,450,000
2020 40
Deferred
$2,000,000
$65,450,000
2021 41
Deferred
$2,000,000
$67,450,000
2022 42
Deferred
$2,000,000
$69,450,000
2023 43
Deferred
$2,000,000
$71,450,000
2024 44
Deferred
$2,000,000
$73,450,000
Total      
$73,450,000
$73,450,000
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
1996
16
$5,000
$5,000
$5,000
2004
24
$335,000
$335,000
$340,000
2005
25
$340,000
$340,000
$680,000
2006
26
$450,000
$20,000
$470,000
$1,150,000
2007
27
$1,200,000
$1,200,000
$2,350,000
2008
28
$2,400,000
$500,000
$2,900,000
$5,250,000
2009
29
$6,100,000
$6,100,000
$11,350,000
2010
30
$7,500,000
$7,500,000
$18,850,000
2011
31
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$28,850,000
2012
32
$11,000,000
$11,000,000
$39,850,000
2013
33
$7,000,000
$1,500,000
$7,000,000
$1,500,000
$46,850,000
$48,350,000
2014
34
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
$55,350,000
2015
35
$4,100,000
$4,100,000
$59,450,000
2018
38
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$61,450,000
2019
39
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$63,450,000
2020
40
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$65,450,000
2021
41
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$67,450,000
2022
42
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$69,450,000
2023
43
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$71,450,000
2024
44
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$73,450,000
Total
$72,590,000
$840,000
$20,000
$73,450,000
$73,450,000

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $790,000 $340,000 $20,000 $1,150,000
3 $9,700,000 $500,000 - $10,200,000
1 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
3 $22,500,000 - - $22,500,000
9 $28,000,000 - - $28,000,000
1 $4,100,000 - - $4,100,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2015 CHC Aug 04, 2015 - Sep 01, 2015 Shoulder
  • Mar 18, 2016 Retired from Professional Baseball
  • Feb 29, 2016 Signed a 1 year $750k contract with Toronto (TOR)
  • Sep 05, 2015 Released by Chicago (CHC)
  • Jun 09, 2015 Signed a 1 year contract with Chicago (CHC)
  • Oct 31, 2014 Washington (WAS) declined a $14 million option for 2015
  • Jan 15, 2013 Signed a 2 year $28 million contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Oct 31, 2012 Declined player option for 2013
  • Jan 13, 2011 Signed a 3 year $35 million contract with New York (NYY)
  • Dec 11, 2009 Signed a 1 year $7.5 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Dec 10, 2009 Traded to Tampa Bay (TB) from Atlanta (ATL) for Jesse Chavez
  • Jan 24, 2008 Signed a 2 year $9 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Jan 16, 2007 Signed a 1 year $1.2 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Dec 07, 2006 Traded to Atlanta (ATL) from Seattle (SEA) for Horacio Ramirez
  • Dec 30, 2005 Signed a 1 year $450k contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Aug 30, 1996 Signed a contract with Seattle (SEA)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2015 CHC 6 0 8 4 4 1 4 2 2 0 0 5.7 6.35 1.59 -0.21
2014 WSH 64 0 51 23 22 19 59 4 4 1 32 62.0 3.19 1.13 0.74
2013 WSH 68 0 65 24 23 17 51 7 3 3 43 66.7 3.11 1.23 0.84
2012 NYY 69 0 55 17 17 24 69 6 2 1 42 67.7 2.26 1.17 2.56
2011 NYY 42 0 33 18 18 18 36 4 2 3 2 39.3 4.12 1.30 0.37
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