A.J. Pollock
Center Field
Drafted: Round 1 (#17 overall), 2009
Experience: 7.052 Years
College: Notre Dame
Contract: 5 yr(s) / $60,000,000 Signing Bonus $12,000,000 Average Salary$12,000,000 Free Agent:2024 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
2019 Contract details by year 31 $1,000,000 $3,000,000 $4,000,000
2020 Contract details by year 32 $12,000,000 $3,000,000 $15,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 33 $15,000,000 $3,000,000 $18,000,000
2022 Contract details by year 34 $10,000,000 $3,000,000 $13,000,000
2023 Contract details by year 35 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000
2024 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
Contract Notes:
  • 2022 opt out available ($5M buyout), with 1,000 plate appearances across 2020-2021, or 1,450 plate appearances across 2019-2021
  • 2023 Player Option includes a $5M buyout
  • 2023 Option escalates $1M each for 
    400,450,500,550,600 Plate Appearances in 2022
  • 2023 option increases $1M per point based on finish in 2019-22 MVP voting, with 5 points for first place, 3 points for second-fifth place, and 1 point for sixth-10th place
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 - - $1,400,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $491,000 - - $491,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $507,000 - - $507,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $519,500 - - $519,500
2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 - - $6,750,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,750,000 - - $7,750,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $12,000,000 - $13,000,000
9 seasons $22,397,500 $12,000,000 - $34,397,500

Cap Hit

#6
Center Field
#3
Los Angeles Dodgers
#75
MLB

AAV

#8
Center Field
#93
MLB

Cash

#8
Center Field
#89
MLB
  • Jan 24 2019

    Signed a 5 year $60 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD)

  • Nov 12 2018

    Declined a $17.9M Qualifying Offer from Arizona (ARI)

  • Nov 2 2018

    Arizona (ARI) extended a $17.9 million Qualifying Offer

  • Jan 12 2018

    Signed a 1 year $7.75 million contract with Arizona (ARI), avoiding arbitration

  • Feb 9 2016

    Signed a 2 year $10.25 million contract with Arizona (ARI), avoiding arbitration

  • Mar 6 2015

    Signed a 1 year $519,500 contract with Arizona (ARI)

  • Mar 3 2014

    Signed a 1 year $507k contract with Arizona (ARI)

  • Mar 2 2013

    Signed a 1 year $491k contract with Arizona (ARI)

  • Apr 18 2012

    Signed a 1 year $480k contract with Arizona (ARI)

  • Jun 25 2009

    Signed a contract with Arizona (ARI)

  • Jun 7 2009

    Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 1 (#17 overall)