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Kurt Suzuki Embed This NEW

Catcher Age: 36 Exp: 12.113 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#67 overall), 2004 College: Cal State Fullerton Agent(s): Dan Lozano (MVP Sports Group)

Nationals – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Kurt Suzuki signed a 2 year / $10,000,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,000,000. In 2020, Suzuki will earn a base salary of $6,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $6,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 35 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000($4,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 36 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000($10,000,000)
    2021 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 33 $1,500,000 $100,000 $1,600,000 $1,600,000($1,600,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 34 $3,500,000 $350,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000($5,450,000)
    • 2017 Starts as a Catcher Incentives
      $50,000 each for 65,70
      $100,000 for 75
      $150,000 for 80
      $200,000 for 85
      $250,000 for 90
      $300,000 for 95
      $350,000 for 100
      $500,000 for 105
      $550,000 for 110 
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $550,000 - $550,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - $395,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $410,000 - - $410,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 $150,000 - $750,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,400,000 - - $3,400,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,693,989 - - $1,693,989
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,693,989 - - $1,693,989
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,374,590 - - $1,374,590
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,374,590 - - $1,374,590
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $650,000 - - $650,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,750,000 - $550,000 $3,300,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - $100,000 $1,600,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - $350,000 $3,850,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (12 seasons)
    $35,342,158 $700,000 $1,000,000 $37,042,158
    * denotes deferred payment

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Kurt Suzuki, and the financial implications.

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kurt Suzuki 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
    2019 WSH 85 70 280 37 74 11 0 17 63 20 0 36 .264 .324 .486 .810 0.43
    2018 ATL 105 87 347 45 94 24 0 12 50 22 0 43 .271 .332 .444 .776 2.11
    2017 ATL 81 71 276 38 78 13 0 19 50 17 0 39 .283 .351 .536 .887 2.79
    2016 MIN 106 96 345 34 89 24 1 8 49 18 0 48 .258 .301 .403 .704 0.3
    2015 MIN 131 123 433 36 104 17 0 5 50 29 0 59 .240 .296 .314 .610 0.47
    2014 MIN 131 119 452 37 130 34 0 3 61 34 0 46 .288 .345 .383 .728 2.49
    2013 WSH 94 82 285 25 66 13 1 5 32 22 2 35 .232 .290 .337 .627 0.33
    2012 OAK 118 113 408 36 96 20 0 6 43 20 2 73 .235 .276 .328 .604 -0.1
    2011 OAK 134 130 460 54 109 26 0 14 44 38 2 64 .237 .301 .385 .686 1.53
    2010 OAK 131 128 495 55 120 18 2 13 71 33 3 49 .242 .303 .366 .669 0
    2009 OAK 147 140 570 74 156 37 1 15 88 28 8 59 .274 .313 .421 .734 0
    2008 OAK 148 137 530 54 148 25 1 7 42 44 2 69 .279 .346 .370 .716 0
    Totals 1,479 1,359 5,094 552 1,317 275 6 131 682 349 19 659 0.259 0.316 0.392 0.708 10.35
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