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Russell Martin Embed This NEW

Catcher Age: 35 Exp: 11.15 Years
Drafted: Round 17 (#0 overall), 2002 College: Chipola JC (FL) Agent(s): Matt Colleran
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  • Current Contract

    Russell Martin signed a 5 year / $82,000,000 contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, including $82,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $16,400,000. In 2019, Martin will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $20,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $82,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,400,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Adjusted Salary
    2015 Contract details by year 32 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 36 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $17,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $8,500,000
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 30 $6,500,000 $1,000,000 $7,500,000
    2014 Contract details by year 31 $8,500,000 $1,000,000 $9,500,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $40,000 - $40,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 - - $300,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $387,500 - - $387,500
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,900,000 - - $3,900,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $5,050,000 - - $5,050,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - $75,000 $4,075,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 $2,000,000 - $8,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $98,637,500 $2,040,000 $75,000 $100,752,500
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    $118,637,500 $2,040,000 $75,000 $120,752,500
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/22/2014 Player contract details by year 1 game $46,448 Bench clearing brawl against Milwaukee (MIL)
    1 $46,448
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Russell Martin 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 TOR 90 89 289 37 56 8 0 10 25 56 0 82 .194 .338 .325 .663 1.25
    2017 TOR 91 87 307 49 68 12 0 13 35 50 1 83 .221 .343 .388 .731 1.52
    2016 TOR 137 124 455 62 105 16 0 20 74 64 2 148 .231 .335 .398 .733 1.78
    2015 TOR 129 118 441 76 106 23 2 23 77 53 4 106 .240 .329 .458 .787 3.03
    2014 PIT 111 107 379 45 110 20 0 11 67 59 4 78 .290 .402 .430 .832 5.4
    2013 PIT 127 121 438 51 99 21 0 15 55 58 9 108 .226 .327 .377 .704 4.02
    2012 NYY 133 120 422 50 89 18 0 21 53 53 6 95 .211 .311 .403 .714 1.8
    2011 NYY 125 118 417 57 99 17 0 18 65 50 8 81 .237 .324 .408 .732 2.41
    2010 LAD 97 89 331 45 82 13 0 5 26 48 6 61 .248 .347 .332 .679 1.91
    2009 LAD 143 136 505 63 126 19 0 7 53 69 11 80 .250 .352 .329 .681 2.39
    2008 LAD 155 147 553 87 155 25 0 13 69 90 18 83 .280 .385 .396 .781 3.91
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