Carlos Santana

Minnesota Twins, 1st Base
Age: 38-110d (Apr 08, 1986)
Exp: 13.115 Years
Country: DO
Agent(s): Ulises Cabrera, Brian Mejia (Octagon)
2024 Payroll Salary

$5,250,000

2024 Cash

$5,250,000

Career Earnings

$111,926,371

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Carlos Santana signed a 1 year , $5,250,000 contract with the Minnesota Twins, including $5,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,250,000. In 2024, Santana will earn a base salary of $5,250,000, while carrying a total salary of $5,250,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $5,250,000
Average Salary:
$5,250,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 38 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 2.22% $5,250,000 $5,250,000
2025 39
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 38 13.115 $5,250,000 - - $5,250,000 $5,250,000
2025 39 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 38 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000
Contract Notes
  • Plate Appearances
    $125,000 each for 500, 550
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Carlos Santana signed a 1 year , $6,725,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, including $6,725,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,725,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $6,725,000
Average Salary:
$6,725,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2022 Free Agent

Carlos Santana signed a 2 year , $17,500,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $17,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,750,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $17,500,000
Average Salary:
$8,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2021 Free Agent

Carlos Santana signed a 3 year , $60,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, including $10,000,000 signing bonus, $60,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $20,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $60,000,000
Average Salary:
$20,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$10,000,000
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2012-2017 Pre-Arbitration Extension

Carlos Santana signed a 5 year , $21,001,900 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $1,000,000 signing bonus, $21,001,900 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,200,380.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $21,001,900
Average Salary:
$4,200,380
Signing Bonus:
$1,000,000
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2012-2012 Pre-Arb

Carlos Santana signed a 1 year , $501,900 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $501,900 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $501,900.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $501,900
Average Salary:
$501,900
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2011-2011 Pre-Arb

Carlos Santana signed a 1 year , $416,600 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $416,600 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $416,600.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $416,600
Average Salary:
$416,600
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2010-2010 Pre-Arb

Carlos Santana signed a 1 year , $400,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $400,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $400,000
Average Salary:
$400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2004-2004 Signing Bonus

Carlos Santana signed a 1 year , $75,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $75,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $75,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $75,000
Average Salary:
$75,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$111,926,371

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

8 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2004 18
Signing Bonus
$75,000
$75,000
2010 24
Active
$251,390
$326,390
2011 25
Active
$416,600
$742,990
2012 26
Active
$1,501,900
$2,244,890
2013 27
Active
$550,000
$2,794,890
2014 28
Active
$3,500,000
$6,294,890
2015 29
Active
$6,000,000
$12,294,890
2016 30
Active
$8,250,000
$20,544,890
2017 31
Active / Club Exercised
$12,000,000
$32,544,890
2018 32
Active
$25,000,000
$57,544,890
2019 33
Active
Retained
$15,000,000
$2,000,000
$72,544,890
$74,544,890
AL Silver Slugger:1B
2020 34
Active
Retained
Retained
$5,000,000
$500,000
$1,481,481
$79,544,890
$80,044,890
$81,526,371
2021 35
Active
$7,250,000
$88,776,371
2022 36
Retained
Active
$9,000,000
$2,175,000
$97,776,371
$99,951,371
2023 37
Active
Retained
$2,386,296
$4,338,704
$102,337,667
$106,676,371
2024 38
Active
$5,250,000
$111,926,371
Total      
$111,926,371
$111,926,371
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2004
18
$75,000
$75,000
$75,000
2010
24
$251,390
$251,390
$326,390
2011
25
$416,600
$416,600
$742,990
2012
26
$501,900
$1,000,000
$1,501,900
$2,244,890
2013
27
$550,000
$550,000
$2,794,890
2014
28
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$6,294,890
2015
29
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$12,294,890
2016
30
$8,250,000
$8,250,000
$20,544,890
2017
31
$12,000,000
$12,000,000
$32,544,890
2018
32
$15,000,000
$10,000,000
$25,000,000
$57,544,890
2019
33
$15,000,000
$2,000,000
$15,000,000
$2,000,000
$72,544,890
$74,544,890
2020
34
$5,000,000
$500,000
$1,481,481
$5,000,000
$500,000
$1,481,481
$79,544,890
$80,044,890
$81,526,371
2021
35
$7,000,000
$250,000
$7,250,000
$88,776,371
2022
36
$9,000,000
$1,500,000
$675,000
$9,000,000
$2,175,000
$97,776,371
$99,951,371
2023
37
$2,386,296
$4,338,704
$2,386,296
$4,338,704
$102,337,667
$106,676,371
2024
38
$5,250,000
$5,250,000
$111,926,371
Total
$99,926,371
$11,075,000
$925,000
$111,926,371
$111,926,371

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 - $75,000 - $75,000
10 $51,969,890 $1,000,000 - $52,969,890
1 $15,000,000 $10,000,000 - $25,000,000
3 $4,981,481 - $675,000 $5,656,481
2 $16,000,000 - $250,000 $16,250,000
1 $2,386,296 - - $2,386,296
1 $4,338,704 - - $4,338,704
1 $5,250,000 - - $5,250,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2022 KC May 02, 2022 - May 13, 2022 Ankle
  • Feb 03, 2024 Signed a 1 year $5.25 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Jul 27, 2023 Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from Pittsburgh (PIT) for Jhonny Severino
  • Nov 25, 2022 Signed a 1 year $6.725 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jun 27, 2022 Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Kansas City (KC) with cash considerations for Wyatt Mills and William Fleming
  • Dec 08, 2020 Signed a 2 year $17.5 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Oct 31, 2020 Cleveland (CLE) declined a $17.5 million option for 2021
  • Dec 13, 2018 Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Seattle (SEA) as part of a 3-team trade: Tampa Bay (TB) traded Jake Bauers to Cleveland (CLE); Tampa Bay (TB) traded cash considerations to Seattle (SEA); Cleveland (CLE) traded Yandy Diaz and Cole Sulser to Tampa Bay (TB); Cleveland (CLE) traded Edwin Encarnacion and 2019 3rd round pick to Seattle (SEA)
  • Dec 03, 2018 Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Philadelphia (PHI) with J.P. Crawford for Jean Segura, Juan Nicasio and James Pazos
  • Dec 15, 2017 Signed a 3 year $60 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI), including a club option for 2021
  • Nov 06, 2017 Cleveland (CLE) extended a $17.4 million Qualifying Offer for 2018
  • Nov 03, 2016 Cleveland (CLE) exercised a $12 million option for 2017
  • Apr 10, 2012 Signed a 5 year $21 million extension with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Mar 03, 2012 Signed a 1 year $501k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Mar 11, 2011 Signed a 1 year $416k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Jul 26, 2008 Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Los Angeles (LAD) with Jonathan Meloan for Casey Blake and cash considerations
  • Aug 13, 2004 Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 MIN 89 81 307 35 75 17 0 13 41 131 33 54 2 .244 .326 .326 .753 1.47
2023 MIL 146 145 550 78 132 33 1 23 86 236 65 104 6 .240 .318 .318 .747 1.60
2022 SEA 131 121 431 52 87 18 0 19 60 162 71 88 0 .202 .316 .316 .692 0.73
2021 KC 158 155 565 66 121 15 0 19 69 193 86 102 2 .214 .319 .319 .661 -0.23
2020 CLE 60 60 206 34 41 7 0 8 30 72 47 43 0 .199 .349 .349 .699 1.10
2019 CLE 159 158 573 110 161 30 1 34 93 295 108 108 4 .281 .397 .397 .912 4.54
2018 PHI 161 157 560 82 128 28 2 24 86 232 110 93 2 .229 .352 .352 .766 2.01
2017 CLE 154 153 571 90 148 37 3 23 79 260 88 94 5 .259 .363 .363 .818 3.30
2016 CLE 158 154 582 89 151 31 3 34 87 290 99 99 5 .259 .366 .366 .864 3.52
2015 CLE 154 153 550 72 128 29 2 19 85 218 108 122 11 .233 .359 .359 .755 0.43
2014 CLE 152 151 541 68 125 25 0 27 85 231 113 124 5 .231 .365 .365 .792 2.79
2013 CLE 154 152 541 75 145 39 1 20 74 246 93 110 3 .268 .377 .377 .832 4.36
2012 CLE 143 142 507 72 128 27 2 18 76 213 91 101 3 .252 .365 .365 .785 3.71
2011 CLE 155 152 552 84 132 35 2 27 79 252 97 133 5 .239 .351 .351 .808 4.14
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