Ben Zobrist
2nd Base
Drafted: Round 6 (#184 overall), 2004
Experience: 12.034 Years
College: Dallas Baptist
Contract: 4 yr(s) / $56,000,000 Signing Bonus $2,000,000 Average Salary$14,000,000 Free Agent:2020 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
2016 Contract details by year 34 $10,000,000 $500,000 $10,500,000
2017 Contract details by year 35 $16,000,000 $500,000 $16,500,000
2018 Contract details by year 36 $16,000,000 $500,000 $16,500,000
2019 Contract details by year 37 $12,000,000 $500,000 $12,500,000
Contract Notes:
  • 2019: Added to the restricted list 5/8 (personal reasons)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2004 Player Cash Earnings - $55,000 - $55,000
2007 Player Cash Earnings $383,400 - - $383,400
2008 Player Cash Earnings $395,800 - - $395,800
2009 Player Cash Earnings $415,900 - - $425,900
2010 Player Cash Earnings $438,100 $561,900 - $1,000,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,827,868 - - $2,827,868
2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,672,132 - - $4,672,132
2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 $2,000,000 - $12,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,086,022 - - $3,086,022
13 seasons $75,719,222 $2,616,900 - $78,346,122

Cap Hit

AAV

Cash

  • Dec 8 2015

    Signed a 4 year $56 million contract with Chicago (CHC)

  • Jul 28 2015

    Traded to Kansas City (KC) from Oakland (OAK) for Aaron Brooks and Sean Manaea

  • Jan 10 2015

    Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Tampa Bay (TB) with Yunel Escobar for John Jaso, Daniel Robertson, Boog Powell and $1.5 million

  • Oct 31 2014

    Tampa Bay (TB) exercised a $7.5 million option for 2015

  • Nov 3 2013

    Tampa Bay (TB) exercised a $7 million option for 2014

  • Apr 24 2010

    Signed a 3 year $18 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Apr 22 2010

    Signed a 4 year $18 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Feb 23 2009

    Signed a 1 year $415k contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Jul 12 2006

    Traded to Tampa Bay (TB) from Houston (HOU) with Mitch Talbot for Aubrey Huff and cash considerations

  • Jun 16 2004

    Signed a contract with Houston (HOU)

  • Jun 7 2004

    Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 6 (#184 overall)