J.T. Realmuto
Catcher
Drafted: Round 3 (#104 overall), 2010
Experience: 9.038 Years
Contract: 5 yr(s) / $115,500,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$23,100,000 Free Agent:2026 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2021 Contract details by year 30 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
2022 Contract details by year 31 $23,875,000 $23,875,000
2023 Contract details by year 32 $23,875,000 $23,875,000
2024 Contract details by year 33 $23,875,000 $23,875,000
2025 Contract details by year 34 $23,875,000 $23,875,000
Contract Notes:
  • $10M of 2021 salary deferred, $5M in 2026, $5M in 2027
  • $1M trade assignment bonus
  • MVP
    $500,000 ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd)
  • WS MVP: $100,000
  • $50,000 each for LCS MVP, All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
  • Highest average salary for a catcher at the time of signing
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2010 Player Cash Earnings - $600,000 - $600,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $95,620 - - $95,620
2015 Player Cash Earnings $482,540 - - $482,540
2016 Player Cash Earnings $532,500 - - $532,500
2017 Player Cash Earnings $562,500 - - $562,500
2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,900,000 - - $2,900,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,900,000 - - $5,900,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,703,704 - - $3,703,704
2021 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $23,875,000 - - $23,875,000
2023 Player Cash Earnings $23,875,000 - - $23,875,000
2024 Player Cash Earnings $23,875,000 - - $23,875,000
10 seasons $95,801,864 $600,000 - $96,401,864

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  • Jan 26 2021

    Signed a 5 year $115.5 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)

  • Nov 1 2020

    Philadelphia (PHI) extended an $18.9 million Qualifying Offer

  • Feb 20 2020

    Signed a 1 year $10 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI), settling in arbitration

  • Feb 7 2019

    Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Miami (MIA) for Jorge Alfaro, Sixto Sanchez, Will Stewart and International Bonus Pool Cap Space ($250,000)

  • Jan 11 2019

    Signed a 1 year $5.9 million contract with Miami (MIA), avoiding arbitration

  • Feb 3 2018

    Signed a 1 year $2.9 million contract with Miami (MIA), settling in arbitration

  • Mar 11 2017

    Signed a 1 year $562,500 contract with Miami (MIA)

  • Mar 4 2016

    Signed a 1 year $532,500 contract with Miami (MIA)

  • Mar 3 2015

    Signed a 1 year contract with Miami (MIA)

  • Mar 1 2014

    Signed a 1 year $500k contract with Miami (MIA)

  • Aug 15 2010

    Signed a contract with Florida (FLA)

  • Jun 8 2010

    Drafted by Florida (FLA): Round 3 (#104 overall)