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Luis ValbuenaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Los Angeles Angels MLB Years: 2008-2018
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Positions2B-677, 3B-591, SS-180, 1B-90, LF-15, dh-10Position when DraftedIfPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLuis Adan Valbuena
Height5-10Weight160BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 30,1985 [32.178]PlaceCaja Seca Zulia,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2002 by the Seattle Mariners.
Signing ScoutsEmilio CarrasquelService Time7.148 (2017)
MLB DebutSeptember 2,2008 [22.276]
OrganizationsSEA [4] CHN [3] CLE [3] ANA [2] HOU [2] Awards2
TBC Player ID101616Retrosheet IDvalbl001MLBAM ID472528
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Everett Aqua SoxNwstA-sea182b197428747751031251146313721403.261.333.443.77612725325.260.182.317.3379.5411.381.193.6923.9233.33
2005Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-2b1934000000001200000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14120.0040.002.000.000.000.00
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         7729147751031251146323921403.258.331.436.76712725330.258.178.316.3349.7011.821.223.6424.2533.33
2006Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAsea-2b20893254593166338217444411208.286.371.400.77113025373.321.114.292.34311.8011.801.000.80108.3326.88
2006Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+sea382b2043163184110121013142613025.252.315.362.6775913181.289.110.184.2967.7314.361.861.1081.5031.71
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1324886313426754822105870242213.275.353.387.74018938554.311.112.256.32810.4712.641.210.9097.6028.36
2007West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAsea182b21122444551062331144106488316629.239.311.378.68916837505.267.139.257.3039.5016.441.732.1840.3634.91
2008West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAsea-2b2270240437312294084313704204.304.381.483.86411623277.327.179.325.37811.1913.361.193.2526.6731.51
2008Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-2b2258212416490220104283206001.302.383.373.7567911246.348.071.231.34511.3813.011.140.81106.0017.19
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1284528413721211601885969010205.303.382.431.81319534523.337.128.281.36211.2813.191.172.1041.0924.82
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea612b22184961250010041110000.245.315.347.66217554.316.102.184.2997.4120.372.750.000.0041.67
2009Columbus ClippersILAAAcle512b23227815254231333161301000.321.436.538.97442995.355.217.423.42516.8413.680.813.1626.0036.00
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle12b231033685292253103123268302208.250.298.416.71415338398.296.166.234.3116.5320.853.192.5136.8041.30
2010Columbus ClippersILAAAcle6ss-3b24259623308162020192112102.313.427.6041.0315815119.343.291.510.44215.9717.651.115.0416.0050.00
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle12b2491275225312022412286132215.193.273.258.5317114310.238.065.164.2469.0319.682.180.65137.5026.42
2011Columbus ClippersILAAAcle2ss2511342064127220177563469621318.302.372.476.84820039472.355.174.290.3719.7520.342.093.6024.7130.71
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1,22b251743490011101900000.209.227.279.50612144.242.070.116.2252.2720.459.002.2743.0011.11
2012Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn27ss2658211386417183111285010613.303.378.507.88510726246.352.204.336.37711.3820.331.793.2526.3840.63
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn243b2690265265820042802365500216.219.310.340.6509024303.260.121.249.29011.8818.151.531.3266.2541.38
2013Arizona CubsArizRkchn-3b2727252003101100000.714.7501.0001.750728.833.286.571.73712.5012.501.000.000.0040.00
2013Kane County CougarsMidwAchn-3b2713010000001000001.333.500.333.833104.333.000.333.39525.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         310262003102100001.600.667.8001.4678212.667.200.500.62316.678.330.500.000.0033.33
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn243b271083313472151123714536341244.218.331.378.70912528391.233.160.311.31513.5516.111.193.0727.5838.89
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn243b28149478681193341651126511321148.249.341.435.77620853547.294.186.320.34211.8820.661.742.9329.8844.54
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou183b29132434629718025561050106603113.224.310.438.74819043493.235.214.332.32510.1421.502.125.0717.3644.33
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou183b30902923876171134011448112325.260.356.459.81513431342.313.199.349.35012.8723.681.843.8022.4640.79
2017Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+ana143b31623583006001400000.348.375.478.85311324.421.130.174.3664.1716.674.000.000.0037.50
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana181b3111734742691502265024810610516.199.294.432.72615037401.210.233.366.30811.9726.432.215.4915.7753.62
2018Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana3b32421261229204150064110102.230.269.341.610436134.305.111.159.2684.4830.606.832.9931.5020.69
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter95730083666861629109349816361729198211457.228.313.397.71011932803417.263.169.286.00010.5621.332.023.1927.6040.82
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter68625133967121361973351773730944692524644.283.361.440.80111052282880.317.157.295.00010.7315.491.442.5334.4232.02
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter279102118131060436159221113821441010214.304.385.476.8614861001183.351.172.318.00011.6718.091.553.0428.3632.26
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1926849817935520841810791201108213.262.335.415.75028460782.288.153.281.00010.1015.351.522.5634.2033.52
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter49186234913121613153013025.263.322.376.6987016205.305.113.183.0007.3214.632.000.9893.0032.65
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter903284594166338217454411209.287.372.399.77113125377.322.112.293.00011.9411.670.980.80109.3326.60
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7428747751031251146313721403.261.333.443.77612725325.260.182.317.0009.5411.381.193.6923.9233.33
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter27252003101100000.714.7501.0001.750728.833.286.571.00012.5012.501.000.000.0040.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter34710741282496853211628154231625918.232.330.394.7244231051241.266.162.300.00012.4118.611.502.5833.5642.17
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22272610017335138962194187726318.238.329.446.77532474835.266.208.339.00011.2622.401.994.5519.1142.77
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2116867815437313564555153344113.224.283.344.62723653752.269.120.198.0007.3120.352.781.7352.7734.42
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15947354981702680025414720618.207.288.408.69619343535.235.201.311.00010.0927.482.724.8618.1943.88
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter184961250010041110000.245.315.347.66217554.316.102.184.0007.4120.372.750.000.0041.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625096211627218591361123314210.228.313.397.71020247578.263.169.286.00010.5621.332.023.1927.6040.82
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259394168324178318973105266110.283.361.440.80126154680.317.157.295.00010.7315.491.442.5334.4232.02

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Everett Aqua Sox NwstA-sea192B74--149209852366358.9784.84------74100.097.4
2005Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea192B1---------------333.30.7
2006Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea202B82--157225857390382.9794.66------8992.158.6
2006Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+sea202B28--4480211126124.9844.43------4365.120.0
2006Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+sea20SS10--1628184544.9784.40------4323.37.1
2006Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+sea203B4---4--441.0001.00------439.32.9
2007West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAsea212B122--2363511376600587.9784.81------122100.087.8
2008West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAsea222B69--148212447364360.9895.22------7098.650.0
2008West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAsea223B2--12--331.0001.50------702.91.4
2008Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea222B57--137164444305301.9875.28------5898.339.6
2008Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea223B1----1-1---------581.70.7
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea222B16151252141-1162621.0003.880.50-----1888.99.9
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22SS1-211-1221.0002.001.00-----185.60.6
2009Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle232B12--3226185958.9834.83------2254.58.5
2009Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle23SS6--616-222221.0003.67------2227.34.2
2009Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle233B5--210--12121.0002.40------2222.73.5
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle232B7775652162228664396390.9855.060.60-----10374.847.5
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23SS2822205377356115110.9573.930.54-----10327.217.3
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle233B1-2-1--111.0001.000.50-----1031.00.6
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle24SS10--1127244038.9503.80------2540.06.9
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle243B7--68--14141.0002.00------2528.04.9
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle242B6--1517-532321.0005.33------2524.04.2
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle242B7166581127232459363359.9895.060.62-----9178.043.8
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle243B96663122-1715.8821.670.23-----919.95.6
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24SS5442817452925.8625.000.60-----915.53.1
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24LF1-1-------------911.10.6
2011Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle25SS75--92173635271265.9783.53------11366.452.1
2011Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle253B15--1030364340.9302.67------11313.310.4
2011Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle25LF11--213--24241.0002.18------1139.77.6
2011Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle252B8--917-726261.0003.25------1137.15.6
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle252B119811924-743431.0003.910.53-----1764.76.8
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25LF21122---221.0001.000.17-----1711.81.2
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25SS1-1-------------175.90.6
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26SS44--62125522192187.9744.25------5875.931.4
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn262B9--2027-847471.0005.22------5815.56.4
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn263B5--56-211111.0002.20------588.63.6
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn263B827263845137718189182.9632.220.29-----9091.150.6
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn262B521624-1661.0001.200.38-----905.63.1
2013Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn273B1--1---111.0001.00------250.01.8
2013Kane County Cougars MidwAchn273B1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn273B948576056150713213206.9672.190.27-----10887.058.0
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn272B65401313-426261.0004.330.65-----1085.63.7
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27LF1-2-------------1080.90.6
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27DH1---------------1080.90.6
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn283B12410597178202917289280.9692.260.29-----14983.276.5
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn282B21171502441-465651.0003.100.43-----14914.113.0
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28DH2---------------1491.31.2
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou293B999383554168620228222.9742.240.27-----13275.061.1
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou291B312721720513112219218.9957.031.00-----13223.519.1
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou29DH2---------------1321.51.2
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou292B1-1-2--221.0002.002.00-----1320.80.6
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou303B817768354143617203197.9702.430.29-----9090.050.0
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou301B8760616-467671.0008.381.12-----908.94.9
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou302B1-2-------------901.10.6
2017Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+ana311B3--191-420201.0006.67------650.02.1
2017Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+ana313B1--13--441.0004.00------616.70.7
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana313B5953455339278132125.9472.120.27-----11750.436.4
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana311B484036331624-333403401.0007.080.94-----11741.029.6
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31DH3---------------1172.61.9
MLB Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B5494914410323905449312721228.9652.240.28-----5490.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 9 season(s)-   2B209189164836858510150963953.9904.560.58-----2090.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B877464058243149626625.9987.180.98-----870.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS35262504691912146137.9383.910.55-----350.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH8---------------80.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF41152---221.0000.500.13-----40.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS135--1713411363525512.9753.79------1350.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B93--213251572469464.9894.99------930.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B33--2354488177.9512.33------330.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF11--213--24241.0002.18------110.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B191--38456317123964947.9824.96------1910.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--12--331.0001.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B28--4480211126124.9844.43------280.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS10--1628184544.9784.40------100.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B5--17--881.0001.60------50.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--191-420201.0006.67------30.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B82--157225857390382.9794.66------820.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B74--149209852366358.9784.84------740.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Everett Aqua Sox NwstA-sea19---74-------
2005Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea19---1-------
2006Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea20---82-------
2006Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+sea20---28104-----
2007West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAsea21---122-------
2008West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAsea22---69-2-----
2008Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea22---57-1-----
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22---161------
2009Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle23---1265-----
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23---77281-----
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle24---6107-----
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24---71591----
2011Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle25---8751511----
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25---111-2----
2012Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26---9445-----
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26---5-82-----
2013Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn27-----1-----
2013Kane County Cougars MidwAchn27-----1-----
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---6-941---1
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28---21-124----2
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou29--311-99----2
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou30--81-81-----
2017Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+ana31--3--1-----
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31--48--59----3

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2112111000002000000.500.7501.0001.750214.500.5001.50050.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2009Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB231321120011013700001.095.208.238.4465124.077.143.23812.5029.172.334.1721.0050.00
2010Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB2417488123003206511000.250.345.313.65815356.279.063.22910.718.930.830.000.0025.00
2011Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB252150131310490181300001.260.362.520.88226558.273.260.40013.7922.411.636.9012.5038.46
2012Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB262443872025002600100.163.196.349.54515446.139.186.2334.3513.043.004.3521.5057.14
2013Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB272561111431141081101100.230.314.361.67522571.260.131.27911.2715.491.381.4161.0035.71
2014Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2815411010406130051210100.244.333.7801.113321048.167.536.65910.4225.002.4012.506.83100.00
2015Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2917504196029014800100.380.418.6201.03831855.415.240.3007.2714.552.003.6425.0042.11
2015Houston AstrosWild CardMLB2914010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2015Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB29513220012004600000.154.353.385.7385117.167.231.53823.5335.291.505.8813.0050.00
2016Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB3016404114015108800000.275.396.450.84618548.323.175.40016.6716.671.002.0840.0045.45
2017Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB311025153004004500002.200.310.320.6308329.250.120.28013.7917.241.250.000.0060.00
2018Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32205171220360031200101.235.273.451.72423555.243.216.2755.4521.824.005.4517.0041.67
MLB Spring Training Totals - 11 yrs17943268106291205943538722505.245.327.456.78319750494.261.211.33610.7317.611.644.0521.6047.17
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs14010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs513220012004600000.154.353.385.7385117.167.231.53823.5335.291.505.8813.0050.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2005Northwest League All-Star Team (2B)1
2011International League All-Star Team (UT)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-05-023BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL31.153Team Roster on 2017-05-02
2017-04-243BLos Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Inland Empire (A+) for rehab31.145Team Roster on 2017-04-24
2017-04-013BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained right hamstring31.122Team Roster on 2017-04-01
2017-01-233BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2017-2018 ($14.5m) 6.5--8 Mutual option fro 2019 @$8.5m31.054Team Roster on 2017-01-23
2016-11-023BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.337  
2016-10-023BHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.306Team Roster on 2016-10-02
2016-07-303BHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right hamstring30.242Team Roster on 2016-07-30
2016-01-153BHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($6.125m) [Avoids arbitration]30.046Team Roster on 2016-01-15
2015-01-203BHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Cubs with Dan Straily to Astros for Dexter Fowler29.051Team Roster on 2015-01-20
2015-01-173BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4.2m) Avoids arbitration29.048Team Roster on 2015-01-17
2014-01-173BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.71m) Avoiding arbitration28.048Team Roster on 2014-01-17
2013-09-013BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.275Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-08-313bChicago CubsKane County (A)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Kane County (A) for rehab27.274Team Roster on 2013-08-31
2013-08-273bChicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk) for rehab27.270Team Roster on 2013-08-27
2013-08-043b-2bChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right oblique strain27.247Team Roster on 2013-08-04
2013-01-113bChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.93m) Avoided arbitration27.042Team Roster on 2013-01-11
2012-06-143bChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Iowa (AAA)26.196Team Roster on 2012-06-14
2012-04-072BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Iowa (AAA)26.128Team Roster on 2012-04-07
2012-04-043BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Blue Jays by Cubs26.125Team Roster on 2012-04-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-11-26TradeTraded by Indians to Blue Jays for cash 
2008-12-10TradeTraded by Mets with Joe Smith to Tigers for Franklin Gutierrez 
2002-08-29ContractSigned as nondrafted 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

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll22390,000-75344-2,696,252390,000390,000
2009Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll23400,000-72451-2,746,792400,000790,000
2010Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll24414,700-63121302,812,412400,0001,204,700
2011Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25414,000-78938-2,722,607414,0001,618,700
2012Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26495,200-57419372,954,887480,0002,113,900
2013Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27930,000-44819513,023,990490,0003,043,9002013-01-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.93m) Avoided arbitration
2014Chicago CubsTeam Payroll281,710,000-39313573,256,497500,0004,753,9002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.71m) Avoiding arbitration
2015Houston AstrosTeam Payroll294,200,0005.148260872++3,571,283507,5008,953,9002015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4.2m) Avoids arbitration
2016Houston AstrosTeam Payroll306,125,0006.148201878++3,498,245507,50015,078,9002016-01-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($6.125m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll316,500,0007.1481851179++3,651,709535,00021,578,9002017-01-23 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2017-2018 ($14.5m) 6.5--8 Mutual option fro 2019 @$8.5m
2018Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll328,000,000-139883++4,360,045545,00029,578,900
* 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