Miguel Cabrera
1st Base
Experience: 16.101 Years
Contract: 8 yr(s) / $248,000,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$31,000,000 Free Agent:2024 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Incentive Total Salary
2016 Contract details by year 33 $28,000,000 $50,000 $28,050,000
2017 Contract details by year 34 $28,000,000 - $28,000,000
2018 Contract details by year 35 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000
2019 Contract details by year 36 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000
2020 Contract details by year 37 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 38 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000
2022 Contract details by year 39 $32,000,000 - $32,000,000
2023 Contract details by year 40 $32,000,000 - $32,000,000
2024 Contract details by year 41 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000
2025 Contract details by year 42 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • Options include $8M buyout 
  • Options vest with Top 10 finish in MVP voting year prior 
  • MVP Bonus: $2M 
  • All-Star MVP: $100k 
  • Gold Glove, Silver Slugger: $100k 
  • LCS MVP: $150k 
  • WS MVP: $200k 
  • MVP Voting (2-5): $200k 
  • MVP Voting (6-10): $100k 
  • All-Star Selection: $50k 
  • Hank Aaron Award: $250k 
  • WS MVP+ Hank Aaron + MVP: $1M
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
1999 Player Cash Earnings - $1,900,000 - $1,900,000
2004 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 - - $320,000
2005 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - $370,000
2006 Player Cash Earnings $472,000 - - $472,000
2007 Player Cash Earnings $7,400,000 - - $7,400,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $11,300,000 - - $11,300,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,050,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,200,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,150,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,300,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,300,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,100,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $28,000,000 - - $28,050,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $28,000,000 - - $28,000,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $30,000,000 - - $30,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $30,000,000 - - $30,000,000
15 seasons $276,862,000 $1,900,000 - $279,912,000

Cap Hit

#1
1st Base
#1
Detroit Tigers
#9
MLB

AAV

#1
1st Base
#5
MLB

Cash

#1
1st Base
#6
MLB
  • Mar 27 2014

    Signed an 8 year $248 million contract extension with Detroit (DET)

  • Mar 22 2008

    Signed an 8 year $152.3 million contract wit Detroit (DET)

  • Dec 4 2007

    Traded to Detroit (DET) from Florida (FLA) with Dontrelle Willis for Andrew Miller, Burke Badenhop, Eury De La Rosa, Dallas Trahern, Mike Rabelo and Cameron Maybin

  • Feb 17 2007

    Signed a 1 year $7.4 million contract with Florida (FLA)

  • Mar 2 2006

    Signed a 1 year $472k contract with Florida (FLA)

  • Mar 2 2005

    Signed a 1 year $370k contract with Florida (FLA)

  • Mar 2 2004

    Signed a 1 year $320k contract with Florida (FLA)

  • Jul 2 1999

    Signed a contract with Florida (FLA)