David Ortiz
Designated Hitter
Experience: 17.048 Years
Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,000,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$16,000,000 Free Agent:2018 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2015 Contract details by year 39 $16,000,000 $16,000,000
2016 Contract details by year 40 $16,000,000 $16,000,000
2017 Contract details by year 41 $16,000,000 $16,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • 2016-17 Options increase based on
    425 PA: $11M (exercised)
    475 PA: $12M 
    500 PA: $13M
    525 PA: $14M
    575 PA: $15M
    600 PA: $16M 
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2001 Player Cash Earnings $260,000 - - $285,000
2002 Player Cash Earnings $950,000 - - $950,000
2003 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000
2004 Player Cash Earnings $4,587,500 - - $4,587,500
2005 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - $5,250,000
2006 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 $2,000,000 - $8,500,000
2007 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,550,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,550,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,650,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $14,575,000 - - $14,575,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 $1,000,000 - $15,050,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
13 seasons $156,872,500 $3,000,000 - $160,197,500

Cap Hit

AAV

Cash

  • Nov 16 2016

    Retired from professional baseball

  • Nov 3 2016

    Boston (BOS) exercised a $16 million option for 2017

  • May 8 2015

    Suspended 1 game for making physical contact with an umpire, forfeiting $87,431 in 2015 salary with Boston (BOS)

  • Mar 23 2014

    Signed a 1 year $16 million contract extension with Boston (BOS)

  • Nov 2 2012

    Signed a 2 year $29 million contract with Boston (BOS)

  • Feb 13 2012

    Signed a 1 year $14.575 million contract with Boston (BOS)

  • Nov 4 2010

    Boston (BOS) exercised a $12.5 million club option for 2011

  • Apr 10 2006

    Signed a 4 year $52 million contract with Boston (BOS)

  • May 21 2004

    Signed a 2 year $12.5 million contract with Boston (BOS)

  • Jan 31 2004

    Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with Boston (BOS)

  • Jan 22 2003

    Signed a 1 year $1.25 million contract with Boston (BOS)

  • Dec 10 2002

    Non-Tendered by Minnesota (MIN)

  • Feb 9 2002

    Signed a 1 year $950k contract with Minnesota (MIN)