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Nelson CruzHigh Level: MLB Current Team: Seattle Mariners MLB Years: 2005-2017
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PositionsRF-890, OF-701, DH-444, LF-119, CF-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNelson Ramon Cruz
Height6-3Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 1,1980 [37.237]PlaceMonte Cristi,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1998 by the New York Mets.
Signing Bonus$15,000Signing ScoutsEddy ToledoService Time10.082 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-OAK-#10 ... 2006-MIL-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 17,2005 [25.078]
OrganizationsTEX [8] OAK [4] SEA [3] MIL [2] BAL [1] Awards12Awards Voting4-246
TBC Player ID5033Retrosheet IDcruzn002MLBAM ID443558
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Arizona AthleticsArizRkoak-of2023881122313166342901001.250.283.409.69236793.339.159.239.2974.3031.187.253.2329.3331.82
2002Vancouver CanadiansNwstA-oak17of2163214235914042512195844102.276.316.397.7138518232.359.121.215.3143.8825.006.441.7253.5030.51
2003Kane County CougarsMidwAoak18of22104413579523217701042511681627.230.283.419.70217342453.273.189.264.3005.5225.614.643.7524.2944.21
2004Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-of23662615490271115284247340122.345.407.582.98915239290.444.237.345.4208.2825.173.043.7923.7343.33
2004Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak-of23672625182142144583266910004.313.377.542.91914230289.380.229.347.3939.0023.882.654.8418.7136.59
2004Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-of23413431012001700000.231.286.538.8247214.400.307.385.3457.1450.007.007.1413.0066.67
2004Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         13753610917542326991675114950126.326.390.562.95230171593.412.236.347.4058.6025.132.924.3820.6240.57
2005Huntsville StarsSouAAmil18of246824845761901654103317140307.306.388.577.96514335286.366.271.423.41010.8424.832.295.5915.5046.05
2005Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil37of24602083356130112794306280024.269.382.490.87210224246.333.221.389.37912.2025.202.074.4718.9142.86
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         128456781323202781197611331203211.289.385.537.92224559532.351.248.408.39611.4725.002.185.0816.8944.70
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil8rf2485111000002000000.200.429.400.829217.200.200.600.38028.570.000.000.000.00100.00
2006Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil37of251043716811222120731764210060426.302.378.528.90619643423.361.226.369.3869.9323.642.384.7318.5538.39
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf25411301529306221073200101.223.261.385.646509138.247.162.223.2785.0723.194.574.3521.6731.03
2007Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-of2644162325791154512213420213.352.428.6981.12611325187.365.346.469.46911.2318.181.628.0210.8043.86
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf2696307357215293424218721115.235.287.384.67111826332.297.149.212.2936.3326.204.142.7134.1136.11
2008Arizona RangersArizRktex-of2714111001002100000.250.500.5001.000216.333.250.750.44633.3316.670.500.000.00100.00
2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex45of271033839313118337992485687504410.342.429.6951.12426658448.357.353.540.46912.5019.421.558.2610.3544.27
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10438794132193371002485888504410.341.430.6931.12326859454.357.352.543.46912.7819.381.528.1510.4644.70
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf273111519389172631172810021.330.421.6091.0307017133.388.279.443.43712.7821.051.655.2616.4344.74
2009Oklahoma City RedhawksPCLAAAtex-rf28310000000101500000.000.091.000.0910011.000.000.200.0649.0945.455.000.000.000.00
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf281284627512021133762044911820269.260.332.524.85624255515.278.264.405.3639.5122.912.416.4114.0045.83
2010Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex39rf29311141001101000102.364.385.455.8405113.333.091.273.3587.690.000.000.000.0025.00
2010Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAtex-rf29519141004002500103.211.273.263.5365122.267.052.158.2439.0922.732.500.000.0025.00
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         830282005103500205.267.314.333.64710235.296.066.200.2868.5714.291.670.000.0025.00
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf291083996012731322781743881116512.318.374.576.95023056445.348.258.386.4048.5418.202.134.9418.1444.09
2011Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-rf30311121001001000001.182.250.273.5233112.182.091.182.2388.330.000.000.000.0050.00
2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex-rf30311350034002100010.455.5381.2731.81114313.286.8181.000.72815.387.690.5023.083.6760.00
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         622471035003100011.318.400.7731.17317425.222.455.591.48312.004.000.3312.007.3357.14
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf30124475641252812987953311620318.263.312.509.82124258513.288.246.324.3536.4322.613.525.6516.3846.40
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf31159585861524502490844814050427.260.319.460.77926969642.301.200.289.3367.4821.812.923.7424.3845.39
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex17rf321094134911018027765135109404214.266.327.506.83320945456.295.240.334.3597.6823.903.115.9215.3040.91
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23dh-lf3315961387166322401084555140505817.271.333.525.85832274678.288.254.343.3708.1120.652.555.9015.3344.58
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23rf-dh34152590901782214493325916450196.302.369.566.93533467655.350.264.366.3969.0125.042.786.7213.4137.64
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23d3515558996169271431052062159970515.287.364.555.91932771667.326.268.377.3879.3023.842.566.4513.7042.01
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23dh36155556911602803911911701401207715.288.375.549.92430567645.315.261.387.38510.8521.712.006.0514.2641.88
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter14255239768144728012323914753149613144893448110.276.342.519.86127206155826.309.243.346.0008.5122.552.655.5416.2242.50
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter72426894787991671115251910738278718426231452.297.369.537.90614443303038.351.240.369.0009.1523.632.585.0017.6941.30
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter3261177234368645872545220155301210111026.313.399.597.9967031561364.351.284.444.00011.3622.071.946.3813.5342.39
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter141532981643523010119659140504014.308.380.551.93129367600.366.243.378.0009.8323.332.375.0017.7340.85
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter662615490271115284247340122.345.407.582.98915239290.444.237.345.0008.2825.173.043.7923.7343.33
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter104413579523217701042511681627.230.283.419.70217342453.273.189.264.0005.5225.614.643.7524.2944.21
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter63214235914042512195844102.276.316.397.7138518232.359.121.215.0003.8825.006.441.7253.5030.51
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter24921223413176363001001.250.296.413.70938899.339.163.261.0006.0630.305.003.0330.6734.78
Texas Rangers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter796288640377317081574896523248711172211957.268.327.495.82214303353174.302.227.328.0007.8122.402.874.9518.3843.34
Seattle Mariners Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter46217352775077721263176319146326782136.292.369.557.9269662051967.330.265.376.0009.7123.542.426.4113.7740.43
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter15961387166322401084555140505817.271.333.525.85832274678.288.254.343.0008.1120.652.555.9015.3344.58
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter85111000002000000.200.429.400.829217.200.200.600.00028.570.000.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16259687165321371049456149514513.276.342.519.86130970662.309.243.346.0008.5122.552.655.5416.2242.50
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626021071793723411624962161915312.297.369.537.90632374680.351.240.369.0009.1523.632.585.0017.6941.30

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2001Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak20OF21--301--31311.0001.48------2391.337.5
2002Vancouver Canadians NwstA-oak21OF62--9634-10399.9611.60------6398.481.6
2003Kane County Cougars MidwAoak22OF119--271861285279.9792.34------104114.499.2
2004Modesto A's CalifA+oak23OF65--158431165162.9822.49------6698.546.4
2004Midland RockHounds TexAAoak23OF66--128942141137.9722.08------6798.547.1
2004Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23OF4--12---12121.0003.00------4100.02.8
2005Huntsville Stars SouAAmil24OF66--109841121117.9671.77------6897.147.5
2005Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil24OF58--107923118116.9832.00------6096.740.3
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil24LF2-2-------------825.01.2
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil24RF61164---441.0000.670.25-----875.03.7
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil25OF95--187482199191.9602.01------10491.366.0
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex25RF3835307694-173731.0001.920.24-----4192.723.5
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex25CF2-3-------------414.91.2
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex25LF1-3-------------412.40.6
2007Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex26OF44--913119594.9892.14------44100.030.8
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex26RF8265604148551158153.9681.870.25-----9685.450.6
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex26LF1614118191--20201.0001.250.17-----9616.79.9
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex26DH1---------------961.00.6
2008Arizona Rangers ArizRktex27OF1--2---221.0002.00------1100.01.8
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex27OF100--1691142184180.9781.80------10397.169.4
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex27RF3131274721217573.9732.350.27-----31100.019.1
2009Oklahoma City Redhawks PCLAAAtex28RF3--62--881.0002.67------3100.02.1
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH4---------------1283.12.5
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex28LF22177-1-87.8753.500.41-----1281.61.2
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex28RF12011710352941132308305.9902.540.29-----12893.874.1
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex29RF2--3-1-43.7501.50------366.71.4
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex29RF4--8---881.0002.00------580.02.8
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex29RF9491799228351236231.9792.460.29-----10887.058.0
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex29LF14108822---22221.0001.570.25-----10813.08.6
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex29DH2---------------1081.91.2
2011Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex30RF1--2---221.0002.00------333.30.7
2011Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex30RF3--6---661.0002.00------3100.02.1
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex30RF10998863215551225220.9782.020.25-----12487.967.3
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex30LF18161352911-3130.9681.670.22-----12414.511.1
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH7---------------1594.44.3
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex31LF62212---221.0000.330.10-----1593.83.7
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex31RF1511461286286942299295.9871.950.23-----15995.093.2
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex32DH7---------------1096.44.3
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex32RF10210290619513-199196.9851.920.22-----10993.662.6
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33LF60605011132--1151151.0001.920.23-----15937.737.0
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33DH89---------------15956.054.9
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33RF11107919---19191.0001.730.24-----1596.96.8
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34RF8080704151641161157.9751.960.22-----15252.649.4
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34DH72---------------15247.444.4
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea35RF4848400762117978.9871.630.20-----15531.029.6
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea35DH107---------------15569.066.0
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36DH147---------------15594.890.7
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36RF55287---771.0001.400.25-----1553.23.1
MLB Totals for RF - 13 season(s)-   RF8778297301176447321118431811.9832.060.25-----8770.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH436---------------4360.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 8 season(s)-   LF11910488519242-198196.9901.650.22-----1190.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF2-3-------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF301--56627158608593.9751.97------3010.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF10--202--22221.0002.20------100.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF132--2371783262254.9691.92------1320.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF3--5-1-65.8331.67------30.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF65--158431165162.9822.49------650.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF119--271861285279.9792.34------1190.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF62--9634-10399.9611.60------620.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF22--321--33331.0001.50------220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2001Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak20---------21-
2002Vancouver Canadians NwstA-oak21---------62-
2003Kane County Cougars MidwAoak22---------119-
2004Modesto A's CalifA+oak23---------65-
2004Midland RockHounds TexAAoak23---------66-
2004Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23---------4-
2005Huntsville Stars SouAAmil24---------66-
2005Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil24---------58-
2005Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil24------2-6--
2006Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil25---------95-
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex25------1238--
2007Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex26---------44-
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex26------16-82-1
2008Arizona Rangers ArizRktex27---------1-
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex27---------100-
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex27--------31--
2009Oklahoma City Redhawks PCLAAAtex28--------3--
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex28------2-120-4
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex29--------2--
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex29--------4--
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex29------14-94-2
2011Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex30--------1--
2011Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex30--------3--
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex30------18-109--
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex31------6-151-7
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex32--------102-7
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33------60-11-89
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34--------80-72
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea35--------48-107
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36--------5-147

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25193781331390061100001.351.442.7301.17227743.435.379.54113.9525.581.836.9812.3353.85
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26174781431310204910001.298.365.596.96128752.314.298.4267.6917.312.255.7715.6750.00
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2727433920280031200001.209.261.395.65617446.241.186.2566.5226.094.004.3521.5044.44
2009Dominican RepublicWBCTournament28311230011002300000.273.385.545.9306113.286.272.45515.3823.081.507.6911.0033.33
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB281955161651616106900100.291.355.7451.100411262.244.454.5829.6814.521.509.689.1775.00
2010Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB292366162480520008910100.364.434.7121.146471376.358.348.47010.5311.841.136.5813.2054.17
2010Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB29520582033100600001.400.400.9501.35019520.455.550.6000.0030.000.0015.006.6762.50
2010Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB29620673025003600010.350.435.8001.23516523.417.450.60013.0426.092.008.7010.0071.43
2010Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB29520242013000500000.200.200.450.6509320.214.250.2500.0025.000.005.0020.0075.00
2011Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB302162914601130071400102.226.300.371.67123770.271.145.25810.0020.002.001.4362.0050.00
2011Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB30415110000000500001.067.067.067.1341015.100.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2011Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB306227820613012410001.364.4401.2731.71328825.167.909.9558.0016.002.0024.003.67100.00
2011Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB30725550023005500010.200.333.440.77311230.167.240.44016.6716.671.006.6712.5040.00
2012Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31215541340190141420001.236.311.364.67520561.300.128.1826.5622.953.501.6455.0038.46
2012Texas RangersWild CardMLB3114020000000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3213373920210001800101.243.256.459.71517439.250.216.2432.5620.518.005.1318.5044.44
2014Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3314396116004005810000.282.378.436.81417645.355.154.28211.1117.781.600.000.0054.55
2014Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB33312460025000300000.500.5001.0001.50012212.571.500.5000.0025.000.0016.676.0033.33
2014Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB33416141002002200001.250.333.313.6465118.286.063.18811.1111.111.000.000.0025.00
2015Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB34225571700410008710202.309.394.527.92129466.283.218.36412.1210.610.886.0613.7523.53
2016San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3518546920490041710001.167.237.426.66323659.152.259.3336.7828.814.256.7813.5066.67
2017Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB36123051160290051100000.367.457.7671.22423835.529.400.56714.2931.432.205.7115.0072.73
World Baseball Classic Totals - 1 yrs311230011002300000.273.385.545.9306113.286.272.45515.3823.081.507.6911.0033.33
MLB Spring Training Totals - 12 yrs22658091160473331273161129706010.276.349.538.88731283654.300.262.3719.3319.722.115.0517.5851.88
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs14020000000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs1247101520581001400002.319.319.6811.00032747.357.362.3830.0029.790.0010.649.4046.67
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs16581419608200171210012.328.409.8451.254491466.289.517.62110.6118.181.7112.127.2573.68
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs12457920360051000010.200.280.444.72420550.188.244.35610.0020.002.006.0015.0055.56

Awards [12]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2008Pacific Coast League All-Star (OF) ... Pacific Coast League Most Valuable Player2
2010American League Player of the Week (May 17-May 23)1
2011ALCS Most Valuable Player1
2013World Baseball Classic All-Star (OF)1
2014American League Player of the Week (May 26-June 1) ... American League Player of the Week (September 1-September 7)2
2015American League Player of the Week (April 13-April 19) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... AL Player of the Month (April)3
2017AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2014-12-05DHSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($58m)Team Roster on 2014-12-05
2014-10-31dhFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2014-02-25dhBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($8m)Team Roster on 2014-02-25
2013-10-31dhFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency  
2013-09-29dhTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from suspensionTeam Roster on 2013-09-29
2013-08-05dhTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YRestrictedOff-RosterSuspended for 50 games for violating MLB drug programTeam Roster on 2013-08-05
2012-02-09rfTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($16m) [Avoided arbitration] Team Roster on 2012-02-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-09-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-30InjuredDisabled -- Left Hamstring Strain 
2011-05-23InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-07InjuredDisabled -- Strained right quad muscle 
2010-08-30InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-08-16InjuredDisabled -- Strained Left Hamstring 
2010-06-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-05-30InjuredDisabled -- Strained Left Hamstring 
2010-05-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-04-27InjuredDisabled -- Strained Right Hamstring 
2009-08-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-14InjuredDisabled -- Left ankle sprain 
2008-02-15ContractSigned by Rangers (1-year) 
2006-07-28TradeTraded by Brewers with Carlos Lee to Rangers for Francisco Cordero, Kevin Mench, Laynce Nix and Julian Cordero 
2004-12-15TradeTraded by Athletics to Brewers 
2000-08-30TradeTraded by Mets to Athletics for SS Jorge Velandia 
1998-02-17ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Mets 
* 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
1998New York Mets-1715,000-------15,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2005Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll24300,000-79430-2,189,055300,000315,000
2006Texas RangersTeam Payroll25327,000-74240-2,365,072327,000642,000
2007Texas RangersTeam Payroll26382,000-70726122,459,737380,0001,024,000
2008Texas RangersTeam Payroll27390,000-75330-2,696,252390,0001,414,000
2009Texas RangersTeam Payroll28408,070-66024182,746,792400,0001,822,070
2010Texas RangersTeam Payroll29440,000-54123402,812,412400,0002,262,070
2011Texas RangersTeam Payroll303,650,000-2341075++2,722,607414,0005,912,070
2012Texas RangersTeam Payroll316,250,000-150984++2,954,887480,00012,162,0702012-02-09 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($16m) [Avoided arbitration]
2013Texas RangersTeam Payroll3210,250,000-85491++3,021,531490,00022,412,070
2014Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll338,000,000-138485++3,256,497500,00030,412,0702014-02-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($8m)
2015Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll3414,250,0008.08257394++3,571,283507,50044,662,0702014-12-05 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($58m)
2016Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll3514,000,0009.08265393++3,498,245507,50058,662,070
2017Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll3614,000,000-70493++3,582,271535,00072,662,070
* 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