Carlos Ruiz

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Seattle Mariners Catcher Age: 42-323d Exp: 11.069 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Panama Agent(s): Marc Kligman

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Mariners – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Carlos Ruiz signed a 3 year / $26,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, including $26,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,666,667.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $26,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,666,667
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 35 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000($8,500,000)
    2015 Contract details by year 36 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000($17,000,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 37 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $1,857,920 $1,857,920($18,857,920)
    2017 Contract details by year 38 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000($23,357,920)
    2018 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2017 Option: $500,000 buyout
    • Games Started: $100,000 each for 85, 90, 95, 100, 105
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2016Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,642,080
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,642,080
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2013

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $8,850,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,950,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $475,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $475,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $425,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $425,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $380,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $380,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1998-1998Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1998 Player Cash Earnings - $8,000 - $8,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $425,000 - - $425,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $475,000 - - $475,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 - $100,000 $2,000,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,750,000 - $200,000 $2,950,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 - - $3,700,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,857,920 - - $1,857,920
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,642,080 - - $6,642,080
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $44,630,000 $8,000 $300,000 $44,938,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $38,272,080 $8,000 - $38,580,080
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,857,920 - - $1,857,920
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/27/2012 Player contract details by year 25 games $505,464 violating MLB drug prevention and treatment program
    25 $505,464
  • Transactions

    Nov 7 2016Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Los Angeles (LAD) for Vidal Nuno
    Aug 25 2016Traded to Los Angeles (LAD) from Philadelphia (PHI) for A.J. Ellis and Tommy Bergjans
    Nov 18 2013Signed a 3 year $26 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Oct 29 2012Philadelphia (PHI) exercised $5 million option for 2013
    Jan 24 2010Signed a 3 year $8.85 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Feb 25 2009Signed a 1 year $475k contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Dec 4 1998Signed a contract with Seattle (SEA)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Carlos Ruiz, and the financial implications.

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2017 SEA 54 41 125 14 27 8 0 3 11 14 1 38 .216 .312 .352 .664 0.46
    2016 PHI 62 56 201 21 53 8 0 3 15 27 3 33 .264 .365 .348 .713 0.23
    2015 PHI 86 81 284 23 60 14 0 2 22 28 1 43 .211 .290 .282 .572 -0.67
    2014 PHI 110 104 381 43 96 25 1 6 31 46 4 60 .252 .347 .370 .717 3.09
    2013 PHI 92 83 310 30 83 16 0 5 37 18 1 39 .268 .320 .368 .688 1.63
    2012 PHI 114 95 372 56 121 32 0 16 68 29 4 50 .325 .394 .540 .934 4.57
    2011 PHI 132 114 410 49 116 23 0 6 40 48 1 48 .283 .371 .383 .754 2.91
    2010 PHI 121 109 369 43 111 28 1 8 53 55 0 54 .301 .399 .447 .846 4.04
    2009 PHI 107 100 322 32 82 26 1 9 43 47 3 39 .255 .355 .425 .780 2.64
    2008 PHI 117 92 320 47 70 14 0 4 31 44 1 38 .219 .320 .300 .620 0.09
    Totals 1,136 992 3,533 405 932 223 5 71 412 402 25 499 0.264 0.350 0.390 0.740 18.99