Paolo Espino

Toronto Blue Jays, Relief Pitcher
Age: 37-195d (Jan 10, 1987)
Exp: 2.102 Years
Country: PA
Drafted: Round 10 (#311 overall), 2006
Agent(s): The MAS+ Agency
2024 Payroll Salary

$31,824

2024 Cash

$31,824

Career Earnings

$1,692,193

2024-2024 Pre-Arb (CURRENT)

Paolo Espino signed a 1 year , $740,000 contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, including $740,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $740,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $740,000
Average Salary:
$740,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 37
Buried
$31,824 $31,824 0.01% $31,824 $31,824
2025 38
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 37 2.102
Buried
$740,000 - - $31,824 $31,824
2025 38 --
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 37
Buried
$31,824 $31,824 $31,824 $31,824 $31,824
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Pre-Arb

Paolo Espino signed a 1 year , $720,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, 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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2022-2022 Pre-Arb

Paolo Espino signed a 1 year , $716,200 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $716,200 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $716,200.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $716,200
Average Salary:
$716,200
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Paolo Espino signed a 1 year , $570,500 contract with the Washington Nationals, 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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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Paolo Espino signed a 1 year , $563,500 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $563,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $563,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $563,500
Average Salary:
$563,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Paolo Espino signed a 1 year , $535,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $535,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $535,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $535,000
Average Salary:
$535,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2006-2006 Signing Bonus

Paolo Espino signed a 1 year , $150,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $150,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $150,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $150,000
Average Salary:
$150,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$1,692,193

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2006 19
Signing Bonus
$150,000
$150,000
2017 30
Active
Retained
$90,613
$78,921
$240,613
$319,534
2020 33
Active
$21,805
$341,339
2021 34
Active
$506,055
$847,394
2022 35
Active
$716,200
$1,563,594
2023 36
Retained
$96,775
$1,660,369
2024 37
Reserve / minor-buried
$31,824
$1,692,193
Total      
$1,692,193
$1,692,193
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2006
19
$150,000
$150,000
$150,000
2017
30
$90,613
$78,921
$90,613
$78,921
$240,613
$319,534
2020
33
$21,805
$21,805
$341,339
2021
34
$506,055
$506,055
$847,394
2022
35
$716,200
$716,200
$1,563,594
2023
36
$96,775
$96,775
$1,660,369
2024
37
$31,824
$31,824
$1,692,193
Total
$1,542,193
$150,000
$1,692,193
$1,692,193

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 - $150,000 - $150,000
1 $90,613 - - $90,613
1 $78,921 - - $78,921
4 $1,340,835 - - $1,340,835
1 $31,824 - - $31,824

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2023 WSH Jul 19, 2023 - Aug 06, 2023 Finger
  • Apr 13, 2024 Optioned to the Minors by Toronto (TOR)
  • Apr 05, 2024 Contract purchased by Toronto (TOR)
  • Dec 23, 2023 Signed a minor league contract with Toronto (TOR)
  • Aug 06, 2023 Released by Washington (WSH)
  • Jul 14, 2023 Recalled from the Minors by Washington (WSH)
  • Jun 26, 2023 Optioned to the Minors by Washington (WSH)
  • Jun 24, 2023 Recalled from the Minors by Washington (WSH)
  • Mar 01, 2022 Signed a 1 year $716,200 contract with Washington (WSH)
  • Jan 16, 2020 Signed a minor league contract with Washington (WSH)
  • Dec 23, 2017 Signed a minor league contract with Texas (TEX)
  • Aug 26, 2017
  • Nov 16, 2016 Signed a minor league contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Nov 25, 2013 Signed a minor league contract with Chicago (CHC)
  • Jul 06, 2006 Signed a contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Jun 06, 2006 Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 10 (#311 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 TOR 2 0 8 4 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 4.7 7.71 2.14 -0.13
2023 WSH 3 0 14 11 11 3 3 1 0 0 0 4.0 24.75 4.25 -0.37
2022 WSH 42 19 131 64 61 24 92 24 0 9 0 113.3 4.84 1.37 0.54
2021 WSH 35 19 108 53 52 25 92 19 5 5 1 109.7 4.27 1.21 0.13
2020 WSH 2 1 8 3 3 2 7 1 0 0 0 6.0 4.50 1.67 0.14
2017 TEX 12 2 23 17 16 10 20 7 0 0 0 24.0 6.00 1.38 -0.20
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