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Biography Data
Positions: DH-2023, 1B-719
Proper Name: David Americo Arias Ortiz
Born: November 18, 1975 (42.062)
Place Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 237 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School:
Drafted: 1992 -- Signed as free agent by Seattle Mariners
MLB Debut:September 2,1997 (21.289)
Service Time:18.048 (2016)
TBC Player ID:636
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-11-14 - Announced retirement More
Prospect Ranks:[1998]MLB #84
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($16m) Option years for 2016-2017 Extension by Boston Red Sox (2014-03-23)
Organizations:SEA, MIN, BOS
Signed by:Ramon De los Santos

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-11-14DHRMLBAnnounced retirement---
    2016-11-02Boston Red SoxDHActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLBOption exercised for 201740man
    2015-04-21Boston Red SoxDHActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLBSuspended 1 game for making contact with umpire40man
    2014-03-23Boston Red SoxdhActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($16m) Option years for 2016-2017 Extension40man
    2013-04-19Boston Red SoxdhActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-04-12Boston Red SoxDHDL-15PawtucketAAAAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab40man
    2013-03-31Boston Red SoxDHDL-15Boston Red SoxMLBDL-15 right Achilles tenderness40man
    2012-11-02Boston Red SoxDHActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLBSigned 2-year contract with Red Sox ($26m)40man
    2012-10-29-DHFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-08-27Boston Red SoxdhDL-15Boston Red SoxMLBDL-15 Aggravated right Achilles strain40man
    2012-08-24Boston Red SoxdhActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-07-18Boston Red SoxdhDL-15Boston Red SoxMLBDL-15 Right achilles soreness40man
    2012-05-04Boston Red SoxdhActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Red Sox
    Granted free agency
    Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.
    Released by Twins.
    Traded by Mariners to Twins for Dave Hollins.
    Traded by Mariners to Twins S completing trade in which Twins sent 3B Dave Hollins to Mariners for a player to be named
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mariners.
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Seattle Mariners in 1992.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2016Boston Red Sox$ 16,000,00048595$ 507,500$ 3,498,245
    2015Boston Red Sox$ 16,000,00044396$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Boston Red Sox$ 15,500,00045496$ 500,000$ 3,256,4972014-03-23 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($16m) Option years for 2016-2017 Extension
    2013Boston Red Sox$ 14,500,00045396$ 490,000$ 3,021,531
    2012Boston Red Sox$ 14,575,00040496$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-11-02 - Signed 2-year contract with Red Sox ($26m)
    2011Boston Red Sox$ 12,500,00052595$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Boston Red Sox$ 13,000,00043396$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Boston Red Sox$ 13,000,00040296$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Boston Red Sox$ 13,000,00039396$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Boston Red Sox$ 13,250,00022398$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Boston Red Sox$ 6,500,000118986$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2005Boston Red Sox$ 5,250,000137985$ 300,000$ 2,189,055
    2004Boston Red Sox$ 4,587,500139885$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Boston Red Sox$ 1,250,0003402358$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Minnesota Twins$ 950,0004031256$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Minnesota Twins$ 260,0006241531$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Minnesota Twins$ 220,0006842124$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Minnesota Twins$ 200,000807210$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Minnesota Twins$ 170,000812260$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Minnesota Twins$ 150,000766290$ 150,000$ 1,182,177

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