Josh Hamilton

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Texas Rangers Left Field Age: 40-1d Exp: 9 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 1999 Country: United States Agent(s): Michael Moye (Moye Sports Associates)

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  • Current Contract

    Josh Hamilton signed a 1 year / $535,000 contract with the Texas Rangers, including $535,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $535,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $535,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $535,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 36 $535,000 $535,000 $535,000 $535,000($535,000)
    2018 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Opt-Out available 4/1/17
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2017Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,890,711
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,890,711
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2017

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $125,000,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $25,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2011-2012

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $24,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,250,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $555,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $555,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $396,830
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $396,830
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007

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

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1999 Player Cash Earnings - $3,960,000 - $3,960,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $396,830 - $10,000 $406,830
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - $10,000 $565,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings AL MVP $3,250,000 - - $3,250,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 $3,000,000 - $10,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $13,750,000 - - $13,750,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 $10,000,000 - $25,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $15,543,722 - - $15,543,722
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $26,410,000 - - $26,410,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $26,410,000 - - $26,410,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $129,945,552 $16,960,000 $20,000 $146,925,552
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $3,960,000 - $3,960,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $31,201,830 $3,000,000 - $34,221,830
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $98,363,722 $10,000,000 - $108,363,722
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Apr 21 2017Released by Texas (TEX)
    Jan 17 2017Signed a 1 year $535,000 minor league contract with Texas (TEX)
    Aug 23 2016Released by Texas (TEX)
    Apr 27 2015Traded to Texas (TEX) from Los Angeles (LAA) with $63M in retained salary for player to be named
    Dec 13 2012Signed a 5 year $125 million contract with Los Angeles (LAA)
    Feb 10 2011Signed a 2 year $24 million contract with Texas (TX)
    Jan 19 2010Signed a 1 year $3.25 million contract with Texas (TX)
    Feb 25 2009Signed a 1 year $555k contract with Texas (TEX)
    Feb 15 2008Signed a 1 year $396k contract with Texas (TEX)
    Dec 21 2007Traded to Texas (TEX) from Cincinnati (CIN) for Edinson Volquez and Daniel Ray Herrera
    Feb 22 2007Signed a 1 year $380k contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jun 2 1999Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 1 (#1 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Josh Hamilton, 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
    2015 TEX 50 41 170 22 43 8 0 8 25 10 0 52 .253 .291 .441 .732 0.44
    2014 LAA 89 88 338 43 89 21 0 10 44 32 3 108 .263 .331 .414 .745 1.41
    2013 LAA 151 142 576 73 144 32 5 21 79 47 4 158 .250 .307 .432 .739 1.4
    2012 TEX 148 146 562 103 160 31 2 43 127 60 7 162 .285 .354 .577 .931 4.01
    2011 TEX 121 120 487 80 145 31 5 25 94 39 8 93 .298 .346 .536 .882 3.8
    2010 TEX 133 129 518 95 186 40 3 32 100 43 8 95 .359 .411 .633 1.044 8.71
    2009 TEX 88 84 333 42 88 19 2 10 54 24 7 79 .264 .312 .423 .735 0.56
    2008 TEX 156 155 624 98 190 35 5 32 130 64 9 126 .304 .371 .530 .901 5.44
    Totals 1,026 980 3,906 608 1,132 234 24 200 700 352 49 938 0.290 0.349 0.516 0.865 25.77