Josh Bell
1st Base
Drafted: Round 2 (#61 overall), 2011
Experience: 7.053 Years
College: Dallas Jesuit College Prep
Contract: 2 yr(s) / $33,000,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$16,500,000 Free Agent:2025 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2023 Contract details by year 30 $16,500,000 $16,500,000
2024 Contract details by year 31 $16,500,000 $16,500,000
Contract Notes:
  • Player opt-out available after 2023
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2011 Player Cash Earnings - $5,000,000 - $5,000,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $146,969 - - $146,969
2017 Player Cash Earnings $549,000 - - $549,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $572,500 - - $572,500
2019 Player Cash Earnings $587,000 - - $587,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,777,778 - - $1,777,778
2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,350,000 - - $6,350,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,516,480 - - $3,516,480
2022 Player Cash Earnings $6,483,520 - - $6,483,520
2023 Player Cash Earnings $5,411,310 - - $5,411,310
2023 Player Cash Earnings $11,088,690 - - $11,088,690
2024 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - $16,500,000
12 seasons $52,983,247 $5,000,000 - $57,983,247

Cap Hit

#9
1st Base
#1
Miami Marlins
#80
MLB

AAV

#9
1st Base
#89
MLB

Cash

#9
1st Base
#72
MLB
  • Nov 4 2023

    Exercised a $16.5 million option for 2024 with Miami (MIA)

  • Aug 1 2023

    Traded to Miami (MIA) from Cleveland (CLE) for Jean Segura and Khalil Watson

  • Dec 6 2022

    Signed a 2 year $33 million contract with Cleveland (CLE), including a player opt-out after 2023

  • Aug 2 2022

    Traded to San Diego (SD) from Washington (WSH) with Juan Soto for MacKenzie Gore, CJ Abrams, Robert Hassell, James Wood, Jarlin Susana and Luke Voit

  • Mar 22 2022

    Signed a 1 year $10 million contract with Washington (WSH), avoiding arbitration

  • Jan 15 2021

    Signed a 1 year $6.35 million contract with Washington (WSH), avoiding arbitration

  • Dec 24 2020

    Traded to Washington (WSH) from Pittsburgh (PIT) for Wil Crowe and Eddy Yean

  • Jan 10 2020

    Signed a 1 year $4.8 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT), avoiding arbitration

  • Mar 5 2019

    Signed a 1 year $587,000 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Mar 24 2018

    Signed a 1 year $572,500 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Feb 24 2017

    Signed a 1 year $549,000 contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Jun 8 2011

    Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 2 (#61 overall)