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David OrtizTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 1997-2016
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PositionsDH-2023, 1B-719Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Americo Arias Ortiz
Height6-4Weight237BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 18,1975 [43.029]PlaceSanto Domingo,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1992 by the Seattle Mariners.
Signing Bonus$10,000Signing ScoutsRamon de Los SantosService Time18.048 (2016)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1998-MLB-#84
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1997 [21.289]
OrganizationsBOS [14] MIN [6] SEA [3] Awards38Awards Voting8-1176
TBC Player ID636Retrosheet IDortid001MLBAM ID120074
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1994Arizona MarinersArizRksea-1b1853167144110122014144621422.246.305.353.6585913188.317.107.174.2887.4524.473.291.0683.5031.71
1995Arizona MarinersArizRksea-1b1948184306118443720235210312.332.403.538.9419926211.435.206.342.40610.9024.642.261.9046.0042.62
1996Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAsea-1b20129485891563421893345210852485.322.390.511.90124854548.380.189.295.3889.4919.712.083.2826.9434.62
1997Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-1b21612394579150135821225310333.331.385.556.94113328265.375.225.322.4028.3020.002.414.9118.3835.44
1997New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-1b21692584083222145626217840216.322.379.585.96415138285.411.263.329.4117.3727.373.714.9118.4345.78
1997Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-1b21104259104100121100004.214.250.524.77422544.185.310.333.3264.5525.005.509.0910.5055.56
1997Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         14053990171382311244845142505413.317.372.568.94030671594.377.251.327.4017.5823.913.165.2217.3941.52
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin271b211549101630160021900001.327.353.449.80222451.517.122.163.3533.9237.259.501.9649.0025.00
1998Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-1b221137593026003900000.243.300.486.78618540.269.243.324.3387.5022.503.005.0018.5055.56
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin271b2286278477720094610397250438.277.371.446.81712429326.338.169.313.35811.9622.091.852.7630.8937.66
1999Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-1b231304768515035330110227910530558.315.412.5901.00228168563.347.275.441.42514.0318.651.335.3315.8745.33
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27dh2310201000000051200002.000.200.000.2000025.000.000.250.14520.0048.002.400.000.000.00
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27dh24130415591173611063105781006213.282.364.446.81018547478.324.164.304.35411.9216.951.422.0941.5040.17
2001Gulf Coast TwinsGCLRkmin-25410340001103100010.400.538.400.9384013.444.000.400.41323.087.690.330.000.000.00
2001Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-1b2513000000001000000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17625.000.000.000.000.000.00
2001New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-1b25937394001003900101.243.293.351.64413441.310.108.189.2817.3221.953.000.000.0044.44
2001Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         145061340021071000111.260.345.340.68517458.317.080.240.30112.0717.241.430.000.0030.77
2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27dh25893034671171184810406811286.234.324.475.79914436347.242.241.376.33311.5319.601.705.1916.8350.70
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27dh2612541252112321207512438730805.272.339.500.83920653466.294.228.330.3599.2318.672.024.2920.6047.32
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh-1b27128448791293923110100588310289.288.369.592.96126572509.292.304.433.40111.3916.311.436.0914.4555.81
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh2815058294175473411390075133408812.301.380.603.98335191669.322.302.431.40811.2119.881.776.1314.2052.00
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh291596011191804014714810102124109913.300.397.6041.00136388713.303.304.476.41814.3117.391.226.5912.7948.89
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh3015155811516029254137101191174052312.287.413.6361.04935585686.270.349.565.42717.3517.060.987.8710.3353.13
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh3114954911618252135117311111034031216.332.445.6211.06634188667.355.289.495.44916.6415.440.935.2515.6948.35
2008Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos-3238220001002100001.250.400.250.6502010.286.000.250.32120.0010.000.500.000.000.00
2008Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3239430035003200000.333.5001.3331.83312312.0001.0001.333.68325.0016.670.6725.003.00100.00
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         617650036005300001.294.455.8241.27914322.182.530.824.51822.7313.640.6013.645.6760.00
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh321094167411030123891070741131211.264.369.507.87621154491.270.243.413.37214.2615.071.064.6818.0949.09
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh33150541771293512899027413450759.238.332.462.79425064627.262.224.357.34211.8021.371.814.4719.3249.61
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh34145518861403613210201821452041412.270.370.529.89927469606.313.259.415.38213.5323.931.775.2816.1949.29
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh351465258416240129961178831011224.309.398.554.95229170605.321.245.394.40712.8913.721.064.7918.1043.21
2012Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh3690324651032602360015651003136.318.415.6111.02619849383.316.293.463.42614.6213.320.916.0114.0947.57
2013Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-37618340014000600002.222.222.389.6117118.273.167.167.2650.0033.330.005.5618.0025.00
2013Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh3713751884160382301034076881052721.309.395.564.95929270600.321.255.409.40012.6714.671.165.0017.2743.75
2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh3814251859136270351040075953062218.263.355.517.87226862602.256.254.400.36912.4615.781.275.8114.8045.59
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34dh3914652873144370371080177950091616.273.360.553.91329274614.264.280.424.37912.5415.471.236.0314.2751.39
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34d4015153779169481381272080862701522.315.405.6201.02533387626.317.305.458.42412.7813.741.086.0714.1351.48
MLB Totals - 20 Season(s)Filter24088640141924726321954117681791319175038985209236.286.380.552.9324765119210091.300.266.419.00013.0717.341.335.3615.9748.22
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter537197332861014212914021318228481163222134.309.381.532.91310492452242.365.223.336.00010.1721.452.114.0621.6840.16
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter160582102175393401352387133305514.301.391.584.97534082677.326.283.431.00012.8519.651.535.9114.5546.86
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter813034594262145826268840318.310.369.548.91716642336.392.238.310.0007.7426.193.384.1721.6444.68
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter622424579150135821235310333.326.383.550.93313328269.369.224.322.0008.5519.702.304.8318.6235.44
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter129485891563421893345210852485.322.390.511.90124854548.380.189.295.0009.4919.712.083.2826.9434.62
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1053614710628565844409931744.294.363.449.81216239412.380.155.266.0009.7124.032.481.4660.1736.79
Boston Red Sox Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter19537163120420795241648315301371133141129865196201.290.386.570.956408410238398.299.280.439.00013.4916.801.255.7514.8349.21
Minnesota Twins Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter45514772153931083582384218633991201335.266.348.461.8096811691693.305.195.322.00010.9920.021.823.4325.4743.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162581951664313611911891183161416.286.380.552.93232180679.300.266.419.00013.0717.341.335.3615.9748.22
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259599184434271214569145517610.309.381.532.91331674676.365.223.336.00010.1721.452.114.0621.6840.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Arizona Mariners ArizRksea181B44--37215627393387.9858.80------5383.078.6
1995Arizona Mariners ArizRksea191B46--43627536468463.98910.07------4895.882.1
1996Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea201B121--112678138212171204.9899.95------12993.889.6
1997Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min211B59--52444952577568.9849.63------6196.742.4
1997New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin211B33--26816332287284.9908.61------6947.823.2
1997Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin211B8--712-773731.0009.13------1080.05.6
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin211B11--84101109594.9898.55------1573.36.8
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21DH1---------------156.70.6
1998Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin221B9--7610388986.9669.56------1181.86.3
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin221B70--50346651555549.9897.84------8681.443.2
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22DH10---------------8611.66.2
1999Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin231B111--896772098993973.9808.77------13085.478.7
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23DH5---------------1050.03.1
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin231B1--7--1771.0007.00------1010.00.6
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24DH88---------------13067.754.3
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin241B27-21521012117223222.9968.221.03-----13020.816.7
2001Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min251B1--101-211111.00011.00------1100.00.7
2001New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin251B9--784-982821.0009.11------9100.06.3
2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25DH78---------------8987.648.1
2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin251B8-55602-262621.0007.751.13-----899.04.9
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH95---------------12576.059.0
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin261B15-103906189796.9906.400.93-----12512.09.3
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27DH74---------------12857.845.7
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos271B454437834230320375372.9928.270.98-----12835.227.8
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28DH115---------------15076.771.0
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos281B343126025321423278274.9868.061.05-----15022.721.0
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29DH148---------------15993.191.4
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos291B1010786911288280.9768.001.03-----1596.36.2
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30DH138138--------------15191.485.2
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos301B101068626287068.9716.801.00-----1516.66.2
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31DH140---------------14994.086.4
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos311B7748373-340401.0005.710.83-----1494.74.3
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32DH108---------------10999.166.7
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33DH138---------------15092.085.2
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos331B6639426124948.9808.001.23-----1504.03.7
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34DH134---------------14592.482.7
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos341B4426231-124241.0006.000.92-----1452.82.5
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos351B221318--418181.0009.001.38-----1461.41.2
2012Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36DH81---------------9090.050.0
2012Boston Red SoxALMLBbos361B7752542-456561.0008.001.08-----907.84.3
2013Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37DH129---------------13794.279.6
2013Boston Red SoxALMLBbos371B6639361-437371.0006.170.95-----1374.43.7
2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38DH131---------------14292.380.9
2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos381B5543372-939391.0007.800.91-----1423.53.1
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39DH134---------------14691.882.7
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos391B9960515125756.9826.220.93-----1466.25.6
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos40DH140---------------15192.786.4
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos401B1155---551.0005.001.00-----1510.70.6
MLB Totals for DH - 19 season(s)-   DH1887138--------------18870.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 19 season(s)-   1B278142148219831642217721692147.9907.721.45-----2780.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B128--1043892311311551132.9808.84------1280.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B42--34620341369366.9928.71------420.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B60--53445954588579.9859.65------600.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B121--112678138212171204.9899.95------1210.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B90--808421163861850.9879.44------900.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Arizona Mariners ArizRksea18--44--------
1995Arizona Mariners ArizRksea19--46--------
1996Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea20--121--------
1997Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min21--59--------
1997New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin21--33--------
1997Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin21--8--------
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21--11-------1
1998Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin22--9--------
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22--70-------10
1999Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin23--111--------
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23--1-------5
2000Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24--27-------88
2001Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min25--1--------
2001New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin25--9--------
2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25--8-------78
2002Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26--15-------95
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27--45-------74
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28--34-------115
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29--10-------148
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30--10-------138
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31--7-------140
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32----------108
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33--6-------138
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34--4-------134
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35--2--------
2012Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36--7-------81
2013Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37--6-------129
2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38--5-------131
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39--9-------134
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos40--1-------140

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB26413032002000500000.231.231.385.6165213.375.154.1540.0038.460.000.000.0066.67
2002Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB26516051002000500000.313.313.375.6886116.455.062.0630.0031.250.000.000.0020.00
2003Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB27521021002002700010.095.174.143.3173123.143.048.1438.7030.433.500.000.0050.00
2003Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB27726471026003810001.269.367.538.90514330.313.269.38510.0026.672.676.6713.0042.86
2004Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB28311462014005200030.545.6881.0001.68811316.625.455.90931.2512.500.406.2511.0050.00
2004Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB2873161201311014700000.387.457.7421.19923435.429.355.45211.4320.001.758.5710.3333.33
2004Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB28413341014004100000.308.471.6151.0868217.273.307.61523.535.880.255.8813.0050.00
2005Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB29312242011000300000.333.333.7501.0839312.375.417.4170.0025.000.008.3312.0075.00
2006Dominican RepublicWBCTournament30720430035008200000.150.393.600.99312328.000.450.85028.577.140.2510.716.67100.00
2006Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB30924382013004400002.333.429.542.97113328.368.209.37514.2914.291.003.5724.0037.50
2007Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB312153412302130071600310.226.302.396.69821563.263.170.30211.1125.402.293.1726.5041.67
2008Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB321636195001018900001.250.386.389.77514544.333.139.33318.1820.451.130.000.0055.56
2008Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB32417141001003400000.235.350.294.6445120.308.059.23515.0020.001.330.000.0025.00
2008Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB32726341114006900010.154.313.385.69810332.188.231.46218.7528.131.503.1326.0075.00
2009Dominican RepublicWBCTournament3338021001003100000.250.455.375.8303111.286.125.50027.279.090.330.000.0050.00
2009Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB33164081010391010700101.250.392.500.89220451.226.250.52519.6113.730.705.8813.3340.00
2009Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB33312010000000400000.083.083.083.1661012.125.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2010Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB34226261430380051400000.226.284.419.70326667.244.193.2747.4620.902.804.4820.6742.86
2011Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB35226031530161061610002.250.328.350.67821467.326.100.2178.9623.882.671.4960.0026.67
2012Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB36195791340370021100002.228.254.456.71026759.233.228.2633.3918.645.505.0819.0053.85
2013Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB37413451023005200001.385.556.9231.47912318.333.538.92327.7811.110.4011.116.5060.00
2013Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB37622120014003400000.091.200.227.4275125.059.136.27312.0016.001.334.0022.0050.00
2013Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB376167112026008100140.688.7601.1881.94819425.643.5001.00032.004.000.138.008.0036.36
2014Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB3814373210120031300001.054.125.162.2876240.043.108.1897.5032.504.332.5037.00100.00
2015Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB3914361810110004800001.222.300.333.63312240.259.111.22210.0020.002.002.5036.0025.00
2016Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB4018451820150011000004.178.196.289.48513346.206.111.1332.1721.7410.002.1745.0037.50
2016Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB4039011001002100100.111.250.222.4722112.111.111.33316.678.330.500.000.00100.00
World Baseball Classic Totals - 2 yrs10284510360011300000.179.410.536.94615439.091.357.75028.217.690.277.699.3380.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs171450399925016642150108104114.220.297.382.67917241505.252.162.2769.9021.392.163.1728.1341.41
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 8 yrs29108112610041400172800141.241.341.444.7854814126.286.203.36113.4922.221.653.1727.0053.85
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs3212114303272701163310011.248.341.479.8205812138.284.231.35511.5923.912.065.0717.2940.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs10291015303100012200140.517.643.9311.57427642.480.414.82828.574.760.177.149.6740.00

Awards [38]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1999Pacific Coast League All-Star (DH) ... Triple A All-Star Team (DH)2
2003Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)1
2004AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... ALCS Most Valuable Player ... American League Player of the Week (June 21-June 27) ... Baseball America First-Team Major League All-Star (DH) ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)5
2005AL Player of the Month (September) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... American League Hank Aaron Award ... American League Player of the Week (September 12-September 18) ... Baseball America First-Team Major League All-Star (DH) ... Boston Red Sox Player of the Year ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)7
2006AL Player of the Month (July) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... American League Player of the Week (July 31-August 6) ... Boston Red Sox Player of the Year ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)5
2007AL Player of the Month (September) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... American League Player of the Week (August 20-August 26) ... Boston Red Sox Player of the Year ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH) ... Major League 1st All-Star (end of season) (DH)6
2010AL Player of the Month (May)1
2011AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... American League Player of the Week (May 30-June 5) ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH) ... Roberto Clemente Award4
2013AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH) ... World Series MVP3
2015American League Player of the Week (September 7-September 13)1
2016AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... American League Hank Aaron Award ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-11-14DHFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement40.362  
2016-11-02DHBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractOption exercised for 201740.350Team Roster on 2016-11-02
2016-04-10DHBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 4-year contract for 2007-2010 ($52m) [Extension] 12.5/yr $2m signing bonus. Club option for 2011 at $12.5m40.144Team Roster on 2016-04-10
2015-04-21DHBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveOff-RosterSuspended 1 game for making contact with umpire39.155Team Roster on 2015-04-21
2014-03-23dhBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($16m) Option years for 2016-2017 [Extension]38.126Team Roster on 2014-03-23
2013-04-19dhBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL37.153Team Roster on 2013-04-19
2013-04-12DHBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab37.146Team Roster on 2013-04-12
2013-03-31DHBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 right Achilles tenderness37.134Team Roster on 2013-03-31
2012-11-02DHBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned 2-year contract with Red Sox ($26m)36.350Team Roster on 2012-11-02
2012-10-29DHFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency36.346  
2012-08-27dhBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Aggravated right Achilles strain36.283Team Roster on 2012-08-27
2012-08-24dhBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL36.280Team Roster on 2012-08-24
2012-07-18dhBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right achilles soreness36.243Team Roster on 2012-07-18
2012-02-14dhBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($14.575m) [Avoided arbitration]36.088Team Roster on 2012-02-14
2010-11-04DHBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractOption exercised for 2011 at $12.5m34.352Team Roster on 2010-11-04
2004-05-21DHBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2005-2006 ($12.5m) [Extension] 5.25--6.5 Club option for 2007 at $7.75m28.185Team Roster on 2004-05-21
2004-01-31DHBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2004-2004 ($4.5875m) [Avoided arbitration]28.074Team Roster on 2004-01-31
2003-01-22DHBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2003-2003 ($1.25m) [Avoided arbitration]27.065Team Roster on 2003-01-22
2002-02-09DHMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2002-2002 ($0.95m) [Avoided arbitration]26.083Team Roster on 2002-02-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-07ContractSigned by Red Sox 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2008-07-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-03InjuredDisabled -- Partial tear in ECU tendon in left wrist 
2003-01-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
2002-12-16Released by Twins. 
2002-05-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-04-23InjuredDisabled -- Swollen knee 
2001-07-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-06-04InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2001-05-05InjuredDisabled -- broken right wrist 
1996-09-13TradeTraded by Mariners to Twins for Dave Hollins. 
1996-08-29TradeTraded by Mariners to Twins S completing trade in which Twins sent 3B Dave Hollins to Mariners for a player to be named 
1992-11-28ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mariners. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1992Seattle Mariners-1610,000-------10,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
1997Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll21150,000-76629-1,182,177150,000160,000
1998Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll22170,000-81226-1,276,192170,000330,000
1999Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll23200,000-80721-1,454,491200,000530,000
2000Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24220,000-68421241,394,248200,000750,000
2001Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25260,000-62415311,897,758200,0001,010,000
2002Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26950,000-40312562,011,045200,0001,960,0002002-02-09 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2002-2002 ($0.95m) [Avoided arbitration]
2003Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll271,250,000-34023582,163,527300,0003,210,0002003-01-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2003-2003 ($1.25m) [Avoided arbitration]
2004Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll284,587,500-139885++2,070,100300,0007,797,5002004-01-31 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2004-2004 ($4.5875m) [Avoided arbitration]
2004-05-21 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2005-2006 ($12.5m) [Extension] 5.25--6.5 Club option for 2007 at $7.75m
2005Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll295,250,000-137985++2,189,055300,00013,047,500
2006Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll306,500,000-118986++2,365,072327,00019,547,500
2007Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3113,250,000-22398++2,459,737380,00032,797,500
2008Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3213,000,000-39396++2,696,252390,00045,797,500
2009Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3313,000,000-40296++2,746,792400,00058,797,500
2010Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3413,000,000-43396++2,812,412400,00071,797,500
2011Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3512,500,000-52595++2,722,607414,00084,297,5002010-11-04 - Option exercised for 2011 at $12.5m
2012Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3614,575,000-40496++2,954,887480,00098,872,5002012-02-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($14.575m) [Avoided arbitration]
2013Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3714,500,000-45396++3,023,990490,000113,372,5002012-11-02 - Signed 2-year contract with Red Sox ($26m)
2014Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3815,500,000-45496++3,256,497500,000128,872,5002014-03-23 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($16m) Option years for 2016-2017 [Extension]
2015Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3916,000,00017.04844396++3,571,283507,500144,872,500
2016Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll4016,000,00018.04848595++3,498,245507,500160,872,5002016-04-10 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2007-2010 ($52m) [Extension] 12.5/yr $2m signing bonus. Club option for 2011 at $12.5m
* 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