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Victor MartinezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Detroit Tigers MLB Years: 2002-2018
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PositionsC-1222, DH-745, 1B-227Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVictor Jesus Martinez
Height6-2Weight170BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 23,1978 [39.121]PlaceCiudad Bolivar,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1996 by the Cleveland Indians.
Signing Bonus$8,000Signing ScoutsLuis AponteService Time14.114 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2002-MLB-#97 ... 2002-CLE-#6 ... 2003-MLB-#16 ... 2003-CLE-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 10,2002 [23.261]
OrganizationsCLE [11] DET [7] BOS [2] Awards22Awards Voting6-352
TBC Player ID6152Retrosheet IDmartv001MLBAM ID400121
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Mahoning Valley ScrappersNYPLA-cle41c206423537659043601273110604.277.346.366.7128613269.296.089.200.32110.0411.521.151.4958.7520.00
2000Columbus Red StixxSALAcle58c2121701126912120011610201.371.452.6141.066431284.375.243.400.45213.107.140.552.3835.0046.15
2000Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle41c21268391870081111513103.217.313.301.61425799.228.084.217.28411.115.050.450.000.0038.89
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         47153204416122011221123304.288.378.444.8226819183.294.156.301.36212.026.010.501.0976.5043.18
2001Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle41c22114420591383321057333960803112.329.394.488.88220545470.363.159.252.3828.3012.771.542.1342.0032.61
2002Akron AerosEastAAcle41c23121443841494002285335862806610.336.417.576.99325562515.348.240.370.42211.2612.041.074.2720.1441.61
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle63c231232291015003200101.281.333.406.73913236.267.125.219.3238.335.560.672.7832.0022.22
2003Akron AerosEastAAcle-c24312142002000100001.333.333.500.8336212.364.167.167.3570.008.330.000.000.0050.00
2003Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle41c24732744290190745352632806114.328.395.474.86913026314.344.146.234.3788.2810.191.232.2339.1428.89
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         762864394210747352633806115.329.393.476.86913628326.345.147.231.3777.9810.121.272.1540.8629.79
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20c244915915464011611132110108.289.345.333.678535174.326.044.126.3077.4712.071.620.57159.0010.87
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle41c2514152077147381231080160695061116.283.359.492.85125662591.286.209.323.35910.1511.681.153.8922.6142.18
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle41c26147547731673302080016378507916.305.378.475.85326053622.322.170.283.36710.1312.541.243.2227.3531.74
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle41c27153572821813701693007178306827.316.391.465.85626653652.341.149.273.37010.8911.961.102.4535.7529.28
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle41c281475627816940025114006276100111219.301.374.505.87928465645.305.204.315.3739.6111.781.233.8822.4838.46
2008Akron AerosEastAAcle-2926120011001200000.333.429.8331.262517.333.500.667.51814.2928.572.0014.296.0050.00
2008Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-c29620262002004400100.300.400.400.8008225.353.100.300.35716.0016.001.000.000.0033.33
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         826382013005600100.308.406.500.90613332.350.192.385.39315.6318.751.203.1326.0037.50
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle41c29732663074170235002432103412.278.337.365.7029719294.306.087.177.3098.1610.881.330.68133.0025.68
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle41c-1b3099377561072111567005151205311.284.368.464.83217537435.291.180.316.36211.7211.721.003.4525.1334.58
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41c-1b3056211327112084110242310106.336.405.507.91210720237.348.171.289.39910.139.700.963.3826.3828.17
2009Totals for AL-AL         1555888817833123108107574306317.303.381.480.86128257672.312.177.306.37511.1611.010.993.4225.5732.02
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41c31127493641493212079104052005517.302.351.493.84424353538.303.191.274.3647.439.671.303.7224.6535.57
2011Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-3226131002001100101.500.500.6671.167418.500.167.333.46812.5012.501.000.000.0033.33
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet41dh321455407617840012103104651207620.330.380.470.85025452595.343.140.228.3697.738.571.112.0245.0029.21
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet41dh341596056818236014830254621081023.301.355.430.78526050668.313.129.215.3408.089.281.152.1043.2127.47
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet41dh3515156187188330321033270424062817.335.409.565.97431765641.316.230.357.41110.926.550.604.9917.5334.57
2015Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet4136417151003000200000.294.294.353.6476117.333.059.059.2810.0011.760.000.000.0020.00
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet41dh36120440391082001164003152707818.245.301.366.66716131485.253.121.191.2866.3910.721.682.2740.0028.70
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet41d37154553651602202786005090430819.289.353.476.82926349610.305.187.277.3528.2014.751.804.4320.4830.63
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet41dh38107392381001601047003663502315.255.324.372.69614626435.280.117.209.3038.2814.481.752.3039.2026.00
2018Detroit TigersALMLBdetdh39176241750110005610203.274.329.403.73225670.281.129.210.3217.148.571.201.4362.0035.29
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter185768928862053407323811347770384852378115248.298.363.461.82431806487728.308.163.266.0009.1010.971.213.0828.9631.56
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter4361586248506123346253101317820627326846.319.391.487.8787731721820.338.168.279.0009.7811.321.162.5334.4833.99
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8531746104230752353139808115.328.393.467.86014830364.348.139.230.0008.5210.711.261.9245.2928.85
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter126461861554202388335965806611.336.416.577.99326665534.348.241.369.00011.0512.171.104.3120.0441.94
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter140503681564021065445065934115.310.380.457.83723052569.338.147.247.0008.7911.421.301.7650.3033.33
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21701126912120011610201.371.452.6141.066431284.375.243.400.00013.107.140.552.3835.0046.15
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6423537659043601273110604.277.346.366.7128613269.296.089.200.00010.0411.521.151.4958.7520.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter85331533779331720107496442923662433263115.296.357.452.80914262793504.305.156.249.0008.3310.451.253.0529.4729.90
Cleveland Indians Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter82130354139001912103518133474072704047110.297.369.463.83214042963449.311.166.280.00010.0611.801.172.9929.4732.89
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1837049622044128120206475106523.313.368.497.86535073775.316.184.278.0008.269.681.173.6125.1433.18
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626017717936021991161745071022.298.363.461.82427757674.308.163.266.0009.1010.971.213.0828.9631.56
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258992188461179445667710110317.319.391.487.87828764676.338.168.279.0009.7811.321.162.5334.4833.99

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Mahoning Valley Scrappers NYPLA-cle20C51--4275684491483.9849.47-----106479.767.1
2000Columbus Red Stixx SALAcle21C20--1541421170168.9888.40-----12195.214.6
2000Kinston Indians CaroA+cle21C25--2321652253248.9809.92-----32696.218.2
2001Kinston Indians CaroA+cle22C106--9677816810611045.9859.86-----811493.075.7
2002Akron Aeros EastAAcle23C101--77066104846836.9888.28-----812183.571.6
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23C9-695521-5857.9836.330.8311284.611275.05.6
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23DH1---------------128.30.6
2003Akron Aeros EastAAcle24C1--5---551.0005.00------333.30.7
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle24C56--3932725422420.9957.50-----57376.739.2
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle241B14--104827114112.9828.00------7319.29.8
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24C40403422312312255254.9966.350.7420969.034981.624.7
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24DH5---------------4910.23.1
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25C132124110886561611932926.9947.020.84893074.8914193.681.5
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25DH7---------------1415.04.3
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26C14213912339045856967962.9956.770.78962976.8314796.687.7
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH2---------------1471.41.2
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27C13312711107534587806798.9906.000.721002282.0415386.982.1
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle271B22191661495-151541541.0007.000.93-----15314.413.6
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27DH33--------------1532.01.9
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28C12111810437795348836832.9956.880.80703368.0614782.374.7
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281B302422118713118201200.9956.670.90-----14720.418.5
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28DH3---------------1472.01.9
2008Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle29C4--221--23231.0005.75------666.72.8
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29C55544473281631347344.9916.250.77221362.927375.334.0
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B10982824198786.9898.601.05-----7313.76.2
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29DH5---------------736.83.1
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30C525143028514-22992991.0005.750.7039784.839952.532.1
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle301B474438534817341368365.9927.770.95-----9947.529.0
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30C3331257215841227223.9826.760.8717289.515658.920.4
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos301B23221891603-141631631.0007.090.86-----5641.114.2
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30DH3---------------993.01.9
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31C1101069047784462828822.9937.470.91992778.6412786.667.9
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos311B14121069514210111109.9827.791.03-----12711.08.6
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31DH4---------------1273.12.5
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet32C26262191411723160158.9886.080.7229878.4-14517.916.0
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet321B66523810-448481.0008.000.92-----1454.13.7
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH139---------------15987.485.8
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet341B1111978514-399991.0009.001.02-----1596.96.8
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet34C3322184--22221.0007.331.001-100.0-1591.91.9
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet35DH115---------------15176.271.0
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet351B353328425116324270267.9897.630.94-----15123.221.6
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet35C22172322-2725.92612.501.473175.011511.31.2
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet36DH104---------------12086.764.6
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet361B1010868151138786.9898.601.00-----1208.36.2
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet37DH138---------------15489.685.7
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet371B554436--436361.0007.200.82-----1543.23.1
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet38DH104---------------10797.264.2
MLB Totals for C - 12 season(s)-   C85882172015375347424357645722.9936.670.7959618376.5378580.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 14 season(s)-   DH6333--------------6330.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B213195171215121011115516241613.9937.570.94-----2130.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C60--4152825445443.9967.38-----5600.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B14--104827114112.9828.00------140.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C102--77566104851841.9888.25-----81020.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C131--119994211013141293.9849.87-----111310.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C20--1541421170168.9888.40-----1200.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C51--4275684491483.9849.47-----10510.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Mahoning Valley Scrappers NYPLA-cle20-51---------
2000Columbus Red Stixx SALAcle21-20---------
2000Kinston Indians CaroA+cle21-25---------
2001Kinston Indians CaroA+cle22-106---------
2002Akron Aeros EastAAcle23-101---------
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23-9--------1
2003Akron Aeros EastAAcle24-1---------
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle24-5614--------
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24-40--------5
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25-132--------7
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26-142--------2
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27-13322-------3
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28-12130-------3
2008Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle29-4---------
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29-5510-------5
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30-5247-------3
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30-3323--------
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31-11014-------4
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet32-266--------
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet34-311-------139
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet35-235-------115
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet36--10-------104
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet37--5-------138
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet38----------104

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006VenezuelaWBCTournament27515130015005200000.200.400.400.8006120.167.200.53325.0010.000.405.0015.0033.33
2006Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB279275101022001420001.370.433.6301.06317330.381.260.2963.3313.334.006.6713.5030.00
2007Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB28165481850311002600102.333.351.593.94432857.326.260.2963.5110.533.005.2618.0044.44
2008Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB29186010192027003400005.317.349.450.79927463.315.133.1834.766.351.333.1730.0021.05
2009Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB30206071730313007800101.283.353.483.83629668.280.200.31710.2911.761.144.4120.0035.29
2009Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB30311020002001200000.182.250.182.4322012.222.000.0918.3316.672.000.000.000.00
2010Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB311856111840313003100000.321.356.554.91031759.288.233.2865.081.690.335.0818.6738.89
2011Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB32226561950110106900201.292.342.415.75727673.316.123.2318.2212.331.501.3765.0031.58
2011Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB32518140013002500000.222.300.389.6897120.250.167.27810.0025.002.505.0018.0025.00
2011Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB32622360112003110002.273.385.500.88511226.250.227.36411.543.850.333.8522.0033.33
2013Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB34267571930170071010005.253.325.333.65825483.281.080.1738.4312.051.431.2075.0021.05
2013Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB34520592012000200001.450.450.7001.15014320.471.250.2500.0010.000.005.0020.0033.33
2013Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB34622482003001110000.364.417.455.87210224.381.091.1364.174.171.000.000.0025.00
2014Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB35216362030011104800102.317.353.365.71823368.357.048.1275.8811.762.000.000.0015.00
2014Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB35312342013000400000.333.333.7501.0839312.429.417.4170.0033.330.008.3312.0075.00
2015Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB361035250023001600002.143.167.314.48111236.111.171.2002.7816.676.005.5617.5040.00
2016Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3712365111038002700001.306.342.583.92521438.308.277.3335.2618.423.507.8912.0036.36
2017Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB381440161013000700002.150.150.250.40010240.156.100.1000.0017.500.002.5040.0033.33
2018Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB39226371730590021010002.270.303.556.85935866.250.286.3173.0315.155.007.5812.6047.06
World Baseball Classic Totals - 1 yrs515130015005200000.200.400.400.8006120.167.200.53325.0010.000.405.0015.0033.33
MLB Spring Training Totals - 12 yrs208634751793102697203880405024.282.325.454.77928857681.287.172.2355.5811.752.113.8224.3831.84
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs1661919403100031300001.311.344.525.86932764.356.214.2624.6920.314.334.6920.3336.84
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs12447142115004220002.318.400.477.87721450.317.159.2508.004.000.502.0044.0028.57

Awards [22]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2001Cleveland Indians Minor League Player of the Year ... Florida State League All-Star Team (C) ... Florida State League Most Valuable Player ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (C)4
2002Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (C) ... Cleveland Indians Minor League Player of the Year ... Double-A All-Star (C) ... Eastern League All-Star Team (C) ... Eastern League Most Valuable Player5
2004AL Silver Slugger Award (C) ... American League Player of the Week (May 10-May 16) ... American League Player of the Week (July 12-July 18) ... Cleveland Indians Player of the Year4
2005American League Player of the Week (August 22-August 28) ... Baseball America First-Team Major League All-Star (C)2
2007Major League 2nd All-Star (end of season) (C)1
2009Major League 2nd All-Star (end of season) (C)1
2011American League Player of the Week (May 9-May 15)1
2014AL Player of the Month (August) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)3
2016American League Player of the Week (April 25-May 1)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-11-03DHDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL38.315Team Roster on 2017-11-03
2017-09-03DHDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL38.254Team Roster on 2017-09-03
2017-08-26DHDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Irregular heartbeat38.246Team Roster on 2017-08-26
2017-06-28DHDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL38.187Team Roster on 2017-06-28
2017-06-16DHDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Irregular heartbeat38.175Team Roster on 2017-06-16
2017-05-22DHDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from paternity leave list38.150Team Roster on 2017-05-22
2017-05-18DHDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on paternity leave38.146Team Roster on 2017-05-18
2015-06-19DHDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL36.178Team Roster on 2015-06-19
2015-05-19dhDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left knee inflammation36.147Team Roster on 2015-05-19
2014-11-14dhDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($68m)35.326Team Roster on 2014-11-14
2014-10-31dhFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency35.312  
2012-10-30dhDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL33.311Team Roster on 2012-10-30
2012-05-14CDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 33.142Team Roster on 2012-05-14
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-05-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-04-19InjuredDisabled -- Strained right groin 
2010-11-26ContractSigned by Tigers 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-07-26InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-06-29InjuredDisabled -- Fractured Bone In His Left Thumb 
2008-08-29InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-12InjuredDisabled -- Right elbow inflammation 
2003-08-09InjuredDisabled -- bruised right navicular in his right ankle 
1996-07-15ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Indians 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1996Cleveland Indians-178,000-------8,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2002Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll23200,000-75749-2,011,045200,000208,000
2003Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll24300,000-70345-2,163,527300,000508,000
2004Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25304,500-72027212,070,100300,000812,500
2005Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26372,100-56118382,189,055300,0001,184,600
2006Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll271,000,000-38715512,365,072327,0002,184,600
2007Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll283,200,000-2581068++2,459,737380,0005,384,600
2008Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll294,450,000-204678++2,696,252390,0009,834,600
2009Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll305,900,000-158481++2,746,792400,00015,734,600
2009Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll305,900,000-1581281++2,746,792400,00015,734,600
2010Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll317,700,000-1131288++2,812,412400,00023,434,600
2011Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3212,000,000-59494++2,722,607414,00035,434,600
2013Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3413,000,000-57494++3,023,990490,00048,434,600
2014Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3512,000,000-78892++3,256,497500,00060,434,600
2015Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3614,000,00012.11458694++3,571,283507,50074,434,6002014-11-14 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($68m)
2016Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3718,000,00013.11437496++3,498,245507,50092,434,600
2017Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3818,000,00014.11439496++3,651,709535,000110,434,600
2018Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3918,000,000-43395++4,360,045545,000128,434,600
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red