Ryan Braun
1st Base
Drafted: Round 1 (#5 overall), 2005
Experience: 12.129 Years
College: Miami (FL)
Contract: 5 yr(s) / $105,000,000 Signing Bonus $10,000,000 Average Salary$21,000,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
2011 Contract details by year 27 $4,000,000 $1,000,000 $5,000,000
2012 Contract details by year 28 $6,000,000 $1,000,000 $7,000,000
2013 Contract details by year 29 $8,500,000 $1,000,000 $9,500,000
2014 Contract details by year 30 $10,000,000 $1,000,000 $11,000,000
2015 Contract details by year 31 $12,000,000 $1,000,000 $13,000,000
2016 Contract details by year 32 $19,000,000 $1,000,000 $20,000,000
2017 Contract details by year 33 $19,000,000 $1,000,000 $20,000,000
2018 Contract details by year 34 $19,000,000 $1,000,000 $20,000,000
2019 Contract details by year 35 $18,000,000 $1,000,000 $19,000,000
2020 Contract details by year 36 $16,000,000 $1,000,000 $17,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 37 $15,000,000 - $15,000,000
Contract Notes:
  • 2021 mutual option: $4 million buyout
  • No Trade Protection, can block trades to all teams except the Angels, Dodgers, Marlins, Rays, and Nationals.
  • $18M deferred
    $4M each from 2016-2018 
    $3M each from 2019-2020 
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2005 Player Cash Earnings - $2,450,000 - $2,450,000
2007 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $455,000 $45,000,000 - $45,455,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $745,000 $287,500 - $1,032,500
2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $1,000,000 - $5,000,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $1,000,000 - $7,000,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 $1,000,000 - $9,500,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 $1,000,000 - $11,000,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 $1,000,000 - $13,000,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 $1,000,000 - $20,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 $1,000,000 - $20,000,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 $1,000,000 - $20,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 $1,000,000 - $19,000,000
12 seasons $118,080,000 $56,737,500 - $174,817,500

Cap Hit

#8
1st Base
#1
Milwaukee Brewers
#65
MLB

AAV

#11
1st Base
#38
MLB

Cash

#11
1st Base
#65
MLB
  • Jul 22 2013

    Suspended 86 games by MLB (forfeits $3.99M of 2013 salary)

  • Apr 21 2011

    Signed a 5 year $105 million extension with Milwaukee (MIL)

  • May 15 2008

    Signed an 8 year $45 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL)

  • Jun 18 2005

    Signed a contract with Milwaukee (MIL)

  • Jun 7 2005

    Drafted by Milwaukee (MIL): Round 1 (#5 overall)