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Yadier Molina Embed This NEW

Catcher Age: 36 Exp: 14.123 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#113 overall), 2000 Country: Puerto Rico Agent(s): Melvin Roman (MDR Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Yadier Molina signed a 3 year / $60,000,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $60,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $20,000,000. In 2019, Molina will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $20,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $60,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $14,000,000 $200,000 $14,200,000 $14,200,000 $14,000,000($14,000,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $19,892,473($33,892,473)
    2019 Contract details by year 36 $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000($53,892,473)
    2020 Contract details by year 37 $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000($73,892,473)
    2021 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2018

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $75,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2013 Contract details by year 30 $14,000,000 $200,000 $100,000 $14,300,000 $15,100,000($15,100,000)
    2014 Contract details by year 31 $15,000,000 $200,000 $100,000 $15,300,000 $15,100,000($30,200,000)
    2015 Contract details by year 32 $15,000,000 $200,000 $100,000 $15,300,000 $15,100,000($45,300,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $14,000,000 $200,000 - $14,200,000 $14,000,000($59,300,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $14,000,000 $200,000 - $14,200,000 $14,000,000($73,300,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000 $2,000,000($75,300,000)
    • 2018 mutual option includes $2 million buyout
    • full no-trade protection
    • All Star: $50,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2000 Player Cash Earnings - $325,000 - $325,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $323,500 - - $323,500
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - $525,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 $62,500 $50,000 $1,862,500
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,250,000 $62,500 $100,000 $3,412,500
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 $62,500 $100,000 $4,412,500
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 $62,500 $100,000 $5,412,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $100,000 $7,100,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $15,100,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - $100,000 $15,100,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - $100,000 $15,100,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $19,892,473 - - $19,892,473
    Est. Earnings
    (14 seasons)
    $114,640,973 $1,575,000 $750,000 $116,965,973
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    $154,640,973 $1,575,000 $750,000 $156,965,973
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/11/2018 Player contract details by year Fighting 1 game $107,526 Verbal argument with Troy Lovullo (ARI)
    06/03/2013 Player contract details by year 1 game $7,650 Making contact with an umpire against Arizona (ARI)
    08/04/2011 Player contract details by year 5 games $145,150 Making contact with an umpire against Milwaukee (MIL)
    7 $260,326
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Yadier Molina ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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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 STL 124 120 459 55 120 20 0 20 74 29 4 66 .261 .314 .436 .750 1.76
    2017 STL 136 133 501 60 137 27 1 18 82 28 9 74 .273 .312 .439 .751 1.96
    2016 STL 147 143 534 56 164 38 1 8 58 39 3 63 .307 .360 .427 .787 3.05
    2015 STL 136 132 488 34 132 23 2 4 61 32 3 59 .270 .310 .350 .660 1.48
    2014 STL 110 109 404 40 114 21 0 7 38 28 1 55 .282 .333 .386 .719 3.07
    2013 STL 136 131 505 68 161 44 0 12 80 30 3 55 .319 .359 .477 .836 6.08
    2012 STL 138 133 505 65 159 28 0 22 76 45 12 55 .315 .373 .501 .874 7.19
    2011 STL 139 132 475 55 145 32 1 14 65 33 4 44 .305 .349 .465 .814 2.94
    2010 STL 136 130 465 34 122 19 0 6 62 42 8 51 .262 .329 .342 .671 3.11
    2009 STL 139 135 478 44 140 22 1 6 52 49 8 38 .293 .365 .381 .746 3.13
    2008 STL 124 116 444 37 135 18 0 7 56 32 0 29 .304 .349 .392 .741 1.32
    Totals 1,863 1,777 6,518 653 1,845 351 7 146 855 482 59 721 0.283 0.335 0.406 0.741 35.09
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