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Jason Varitek #1AS-3AW-8WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1997-2011
Positions: C-1787, DH-12, OF-1
Proper Name: Jason Andrew Varitek
Born: April 11, 1972 (42.255) in Rochester, Michigan
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 220 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Lake Brantley (Altamonte Springs,FL)
College: Georgia Tech
Drafted: 1994 -- 1st round (14th overall) by Seattle Mariners (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 24,1997 (25.166)
TBC Player ID:359
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Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($2m) by Boston Red Sox.
Organizations:SEA, BOS
Signed by:Dan Jennings
Relationship(s):Brother of Justin Varitek

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Red Sox
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Red Sox (1-year,mutual option 2010)
    Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Mariners with Derek Lowe to Red Sox for Heathcliff Slocumb.
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Seattle Mariners in 1st round (14th overall) of 1994 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Minnesota Twins in 1st round (21st overall) of 1993 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Houston Astros in 23rd round (608th overall) of 1990 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2011Boston Red Sox$ 2,000,0003311964$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Boston Red Sox$ 3,000,0002681871$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-12-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($2m)
    2009Boston Red Sox$ 5,000,0001741579$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-01-31 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($5m) Options for 2010 ($5m for club, $3m for player)
    2009-01-31 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($3m) Exercised his player option
    2008Boston Red Sox$ 10,442,03070593$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Boston Red Sox$ 11,000,00048595$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Boston Red Sox$ 10,000,00054394$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2005Boston Red Sox$ 8,000,00070493$ 300,000$ 2,189,055
    2004Boston Red Sox$ 6,900,00091691$ 300,000$ 2,070,1002004-12-24 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2005-2008 ($40m) $4m signing bonus
    2003Boston Red Sox$ 4,700,000151682$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Boston Red Sox$ 3,500,0002061278$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Boston Red Sox$ 1,800,0003111866$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Boston Red Sox$ 375,0005122744$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Boston Red Sox$ 237,5006542928$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Boston Red Sox$ 170,000812300$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Boston Red Sox$ 150,000766320$ 150,000$ 1,182,177


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