A.J. Ellis

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San Diego Padres Catcher Age: 40-245d Exp: 7.151 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 18 (#541 overall), 2003 College: Austin Peay Agent(s): Levinson brothers (ACES)

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Padres – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    A.J. Ellis signed a 1 year / $1,250,000 contract with the San Diego Padres, including $1,250,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,250,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,250,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 37 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000($1,250,000)
    2019 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,500,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2016-2016Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,516,394
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,516,394
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,250,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,550,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,550,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $490,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $490,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $421,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $421,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2003-2003Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings - $2,500 - $2,500
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $421,000 - - $421,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $490,000 - - $490,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,550,000 - - $3,550,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 - - $4,250,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $983,606 - - $983,606
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,516,394 - - $3,516,394
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $19,761,000 $2,500 - $19,763,500
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $15,027,394 $2,500 - $15,029,894
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $983,606 - - $983,606
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Feb 15 2018Signed a minor league contract with San Diego (SD)
    Dec 7 2016Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Aug 25 2016Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Los Angeles (LAD) with Tommy Bergjans for Carlos Ruiz
    Dec 2 2015Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 13 2015Signed a 1 year $4.25 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Feb 1 2014Signed a 1 year $3.55 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Jan 18 2013Signed a 1 year $2 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Mar 3 2012Signed a 1 year $490k contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Feb 1 2011Signed a 1 year $421k contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Jun 9 2003Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Jun 4 2003Drafted by Los Angeles (LAD): Round 18 (#541 overall)

  • Injuries

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2018 SD 66 43 151 19 41 8 0 1 15 26 0 37 .272 .378 .344 .722 0.28
    2017 MIA 51 36 143 17 30 5 0 6 14 12 0 29 .210 .298 .371 .669 0.43
    2016 LAD 64 50 171 11 37 8 0 2 22 19 2 31 .216 .301 .298 .599 -0.23
    2015 LAD 63 55 181 24 43 9 0 7 21 32 0 38 .238 .355 .403 .758 1.59
    2014 LAD 93 89 283 21 54 9 0 3 25 53 0 57 .191 .323 .254 .577 0.14
    2013 LAD 115 109 390 43 93 17 1 10 52 45 0 78 .238 .318 .364 .682 2.42
    2012 LAD 133 128 423 44 114 20 1 13 52 65 0 107 .270 .373 .414 .787 3.39
    2011 LAD 31 25 85 8 23 1 1 2 11 14 0 16 .271 .392 .376 .768 0.48
    2010 LAD 44 34 108 6 30 5 0 0 16 14 0 18 .278 .363 .324 .687 0.34
    2009 LAD 8 2 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .100 .100 .100 .200 -0.16
    2008 LAD 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.07
    Totals 672 572 1,948 194 466 82 3 44 229 280 2 414 0.239 0.340 0.352 0.693 8.61