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A.J. Pierzynski    \peer-ZIN-skee\

Anthony John Pierzynski

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 235 lb.

Born: December 30, 1976 in Bridgehampton, NY
High School: Dr. Phillips HS (Orlando, FL)
Drafted
by the Minnesota Twins in the 3rd round of the 1994 amateur draft.
Signed June 9, 1994. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 9, 1998 (Age 21.253)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2001 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Twins/Rangers/Giants/RedSox 1998-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed thru 2014, 1 yr/$8.25M (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 13.100, Free Agent: 2015 [*], Agents: Steve Hilliard [*]
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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 13, 2014 6:17PM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #593. George Selkirk… #594. Irish Meusel… #595. Alex Rios… #596. A.J. PIERZYNSKI… #597. Billy Nash… #598. John Mayberry… #599. Roy Cullenbine… 

Standard Batting

More Stats

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1998 21 MIN AL 7 13 10 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .300 .385 .300 .685 82 3 0 1 0 1 0 /2
1999 22 MIN AL 9 24 22 3 6 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 .273 .333 .364 .697 76 8 0 1 0 0 0 /2
2000 23 MIN AL 33 96 88 12 27 5 1 2 11 1 0 5 14 .307 .354 .455 .809 100 40 1 2 0 1 0 2
2001 24 MIN AL 114 407 381 51 110 33 2 7 55 1 7 16 57 .289 .322 .441 .763 98 168 7 4 1 3 4 *2/D
2002 ★ 25 MIN AL 130 469 440 54 132 31 6 6 49 1 2 13 61 .300 .334 .439 .773 104 193 14 11 2 3 1 *2 AS
2003 26 MIN AL 137 533 487 63 152 35 3 11 74 3 1 24 55 .312 .360 .464 .824 115 226 13 15 2 5 12 *2
2004 27 SFG NL 131 510 471 45 128 28 2 11 77 0 1 19 27 .272 .319 .410 .729 86 193 27 15 2 3 4 *2
2005 28 CHW AL 128 497 460 61 118 21 0 18 56 0 2 23 68 .257 .308 .420 .728 90 193 13 12 1 1 5 *2
2006 ★ 29 CHW AL 140 543 509 65 150 24 0 16 64 1 0 22 72 .295 .333 .436 .769 94 222 10 8 3 1 6 *2 AS,MVP-30
2007 30 CHW AL 136 509 472 54 124 24 0 14 50 1 1 25 66 .263 .309 .403 .712 83 190 21 8 1 3 5 *2
2008 31 CHW AL 134 570 534 66 150 31 1 13 60 1 0 19 71 .281 .312 .416 .728 89 222 14 8 3 6 5 *2
2009 32 CHW AL 138 535 504 57 151 22 1 13 49 1 1 24 52 .300 .331 .425 .755 93 214 18 1 3 3 6 *2/D
2010 33 CHW AL 128 503 474 43 128 29 0 9 56 3 4 15 39 .270 .300 .388 .688 84 184 17 6 6 2 2 *2
2011 34 CHW AL 129 500 464 38 133 29 1 8 48 0 0 23 33 .287 .323 .405 .728 94 188 19 5 2 6 6 *2/D
2012 35 CHW AL 135 520 479 68 133 18 4 27 77 0 0 28 78 .278 .326 .501 .827 120 240 8 8 1 4 5 *2/D SS
2013 36 TEX AL 134 529 503 48 137 24 1 17 70 1 1 11 76 .272 .297 .425 .722 94 214 14 9 0 6 2 *2D
2014 37 BOS AL 72 274 256 19 65 10 1 4 31 0 0 9 40 .254 .286 .348 .633 76 89 11 4 1 4 2 *2/D
17 Yrs 1835 7032 6554 748 1847 366 23 176 831 14 20 278 815 .282 .320 .425 .746 95 2787 207 118 28 52 65
162 Game Avg. 162 621 579 66 163 32 2 16 73 1 2 25 72 .282 .320 .425 .746 95 246 18 10 2 5 6
G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
CHW (8 yrs) 1068 4177 3896 452 1087 198 7 118 460 7 8 179 479 .279 .318 .424 .742 93 1653 120 56 20 26 40
MIN (6 yrs) 430 1542 1428 184 430 106 12 26 193 6 10 60 193 .301 .341 .447 .788 105 638 35 34 5 13 17
TEX (1 yr) 134 529 503 48 137 24 1 17 70 1 1 11 76 .272 .297 .425 .722 94 214 14 9 0 6 2
SFG (1 yr) 131 510 471 45 128 28 2 11 77 0 1 19 27 .272 .319 .410 .729 86 193 27 15 2 3 4
BOS (1 yr) 72 274 256 19 65 10 1 4 31 0 0 9 40 .254 .286 .348 .633 76 89 11 4 1 4 2
AL (16 yrs) 1704 6522 6083 703 1719 338 21 165 754 14 19 259 788 .283 .320 .426 .747 96 2594 180 103 26 49 61
NL (1 yr) 131 510 471 45 128 28 2 11 77 0 1 19 27 .272 .319 .410 .729 86 193 27 15 2 3 4

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1998 21 MIN AL 7 13 -0 -0 0 -1 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .486 .499 0.1 -0.1 0 $170,000 /2
1999 22 MIN AL 9 24 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 1 2 0.2 .515 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $200,000 /2
2000 23 MIN AL 33 96 1 0 0 0 2 3 0.3 4 7 0.6 .508 .502 0.6 0.2 7 $202,500 2
2001 24 MIN AL 114 407 -4 -0 1 1 6 3 0.4 15 19 1.8 .503 .502 1.7 0.8 18 $210,000 *2/D
2002 ★ 25 MIN AL 130 469 3 -2 -0 -1 7 6 0.7 18 24 2.3 .505 .504 2.4 0.6 25 $250,000 *2 AS
2003 26 MIN AL 137 533 10 1 1 6 8 26 2.6 20 46 4.5 .518 .516 3.9 1.5 40 $365,000 *2
2004 27 SFG NL 131 510 -10 -4 -3 -2 7 -12 -1.3 16 4 0.2 .491 .492 0.5 0.5 6 $3,500,000 *2
2005 28 CHW AL 128 497 -6 -0 -1 3 8 4 0.5 19 23 2.3 .503 .503 2.0 1.1 20 $2,250,000 *2
2006 ★ 29 CHW AL 140 543 -5 -0 1 -3 8 0 0.2 20 21 2.1 .500 .500 2.4 0.6 24 $4,000,000 *2 AS,MVP-30
2007 30 CHW AL 136 509 -14 -2 -2 4 8 -6 -0.5 19 13 1.3 .496 .496 0.9 1.2 9 $5,500,000 *2
2008 31 CHW AL 134 570 -13 -1 1 -9 8 -14 -1.2 21 8 0.9 .490 .491 1.7 0.0 16 $5,850,000 *2
2009 32 CHW AL 138 535 -7 -0 -1 -5 8 -5 -0.4 20 15 1.5 .496 .497 2.0 0.3 20 $6,250,000 *2/D
2010 33 CHW AL 128 503 -13 -3 -0 0 8 -9 -0.8 19 10 1.0 .493 .494 1.0 0.9 10 $6,750,000 *2
2011 34 CHW AL 129 500 -8 -1 -2 -9 7 -13 -1.3 19 6 0.5 .489 .492 1.5 -0.2 15 $2,000,000 *2/D
2012 35 CHW AL 135 520 9 -2 1 -5 8 11 1.2 20 30 3.1 .508 .507 3.7 0.2 36 $6,000,000 *2/D SS
2013 36 TEX AL 134 529 -4 -1 0 -3 7 -1 0.1 19 18 1.9 .499 .499 2.1 0.5 21 $7,500,000 *2D
2014 37 BOS AL 72 274 -9 -0 -1 -3 4 -10 -1.0 10 -0 -0.0 .484 .493 0.2 0.2 3 $8,250,000 *2/D
17 Seasons 1835 7032 -71 -16 -5 -27 104 -15 -0.7 259 244 24.1 .499 .499 26.7 8.3 271 $59,247,500
Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
CHW (8 yrs) 1068 4177 -57 -10 -3 -24 63 -31 -2.5 156 125 12.6 .497 .498 15.0 4.2 149 $38,600,000
MIN (6 yrs) 430 1542 9 -2 3 5 24 39 4.0 58 97 9.4 .509 .507 8.9 3.0 92 $1,397,500
TEX (1 yr) 134 529 -4 -1 0 -3 7 -1 0.1 19 18 1.9 .499 .499 2.1 0.5 21 $7,500,000
SFG (1 yr) 131 510 -10 -4 -3 -2 7 -12 -1.3 16 4 0.2 .491 .492 0.5 0.5 6 $3,500,000
BOS (1 yr) 72 274 -9 -0 -1 -3 4 -10 -1.0 10 -0 -0.0 .484 .493 0.2 0.2 3 $8,250,000

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2002 25 MIN AL ALDS OAK W 5 18 16 4 7 0 1 1 4 0 0 2 2 .438 .500 .750 1.250 12 0 0 0 0 0
2002 25 MIN AL ALCS ANA L 5 17 16 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 .250 .235 .250 .485 4 0 0 0 1 0
2003 26 MIN AL ALDS NYY L 4 15 13 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 .231 .333 .462 .795 6 1 0 0 0 1
2005 28 CHW AL ALDS BOS W 3 11 9 5 4 2 0 2 4 1 0 1 0 .444 .545 1.333 1.879 12 0 1 0 0 0
2005 28 CHW AL ALCS LAA W 5 20 18 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 6 .167 .211 .333 .544 6 0 0 1 0 0
2005 ❍ 28 CHW AL WS HOU W 4 17 15 3 4 2 0 0 3 1 0 2 2 .267 .353 .400 .753 6 1 0 0 0 0
2008 31 CHW AL ALDS TBR L 4 16 13 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 .385 .500 .462 .962 6 0 1 0 0 0
4 Yrs (7 Series) 30 114 100 16 30 5 1 5 17 2 3 10 13 .300 .372 .520 .892 52 2 2 1 1 1
4 ALDS 16 60 51 11 19 3 1 4 10 1 1 7 3 .373 .467 .706 1.173 36 1 2 0 0 1
2 ALCS 10 37 34 2 7 0 0 1 4 0 2 1 8 .206 .222 .294 .516 10 0 0 1 1 0
1 WS 4 17 15 3 4 2 0 0 3 1 0 2 2 .267 .353 .400 .753 6 1 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1998 MIN AL 21 C 6 4 2 37.0 35 33 2 0 1 1.000 -1 -32 8.51 5.83 .990 7.13 7.05 0 4 4 1 20% 31% 0
1999 MIN AL 22 C 9 6 5 58.0 37 35 2 0 1 1.000 0 0 5.74 4.11 .991 6.98 6.87 1 3 1 1 50% 33% 0
2000 MIN AL 23 C 32 27 18 236.2 170 160 10 0 3 1.000 0 0 6.46 5.31 .991 6.93 6.85 2 10 10 6 38% 30% 0
2001 MIN AL 24 C 110 102 95 901.2 665 611 44 10 7 .985 1 1 6.54 5.95 .990 7.17 7.11 4 35 44 21 32% 29% 2
2001 MIN AL 24 DH 1 1
2002 MIN AL 25 C 124 118 103 1035.2 801 757 41 3 3 .996 -1 -1 6.93 6.44 .993 6.96 6.89 2 49 45 19 30% 32% 0 AS
2003 MIN AL 26 C 135 131 120 1165.2 894 843 45 6 6 .993 -1 6 -1 6 6.86 6.58 .991 6.79 6.72 5 48 46 20 30% 30% 0
2004 SFG NL 27 C 118 117 102 1022.0 754 697 56 1 6 .999 -4 -2 -5 -2 6.63 6.38 .993 7.45 7.40 9 36 51 15 23% 28% 0
2005 CHW AL 28 C 128 124 115 1117.2 852 803 48 1 8 .999 -5 3 -5 3 6.85 6.65 .992 6.79 6.72 7 45 79 23 23% 30% 1
2006 CHW AL 29 C 132 126 119 1125.0 860 795 62 3 4 .997 -5 -3 -5 -3 6.86 6.49 .992 7.09 6.99 10 44 90 25 22% 30% 0 AS,MVP-30
2007 CHW AL 30 C 130 116 111 1058.0 844 796 46 2 6 .998 -1 4 -1 5 7.16 6.48 .991 7.28 7.20 14 32 62 20 24% 27% 0
2008 CHW AL 31 C 131 127 122 1134.1 976 913 54 9 8 .991 -8 -9 -8 -10 7.67 7.38 .991 7.26 7.19 5 38 96 21 18% 27% 0
2009 CHW AL 32 C 131 124 117 1104.0 934 879 50 5 8 .995 -4 -5 -4 -5 7.57 7.09 .992 7.48 7.39 7 44 99 30 23% 26% 1
2009 CHW AL 32 DH 1 1
2010 CHW AL 33 C 127 123 114 1092.2 931 865 61 5 5 .995 1 0 1 0 7.63 7.29 .990 7.44 7.37 3 49 75 27 26% 26% 2
2011 CHW AL 34 C 120 112 107 1008.0 886 817 65 4 4 .995 -5 -9 -6 -11 7.88 7.35 .992 7.61 7.57 4 45 94 24 20% 28% 0
2011 CHW AL 34 DH 7 7
2012 CHW AL 35 C 126 121 111 1071.1 976 899 71 6 8 .994 3 -5 3 -5 8.15 7.70 .993 7.99 7.94 8 54 76 27 26% 25% 1 SS
2012 CHW AL 35 DH 5 5 SS
2013 TEX AL 36 C 119 111 107 1005.0 959 892 65 2 8 .998 7 -3 8 -3 8.57 8.04 .993 8.21 8.18 6 45 49 24 33% 26% 0
2013 TEX AL 36 DH 12 12
2014 BOS AL 37 C 64 60 58 540.0 495 464 28 3 2 .994 -4 -3 -8 -7 8.20 7.69 .993 8.22 8.20 5 20 38 9 19% 28% 0
2014 BOS AL 37 DH 5 5
17 Seasons C 1742 1649 1526 14712.2 12069 11259 750 60 88 .995 -27 -25 -2 -2 7.35 6.89 .992 7.36 7.30 92 601 959 313 25% 28% 7
17 Seasons TOT 1742 1649 1526 14712.2 12069 11259 750 60 88 .995 -27 -25 -2 -2 7.35 6.89 .992 7.36 7.30 92 601 959 313 25% 28% 7
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
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Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2006 AL (30, 0%)
0.00 Career Shares (1750th)

Silver Sluggers
2012 AL (C)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2008 Apr 6th AL Player of the Week

Offensive WARs c a p y
Active  26.7 (50th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
2003 AL  1.5 (10th)
Active  8.3 (27th)

Batting Average s c a p y
2003 AL  .312 (8th)
Active  .282 (49th)

Games Played s c a p y
Active  1,835 (19th)

At Bats s c a p y
Active  6,554 (20th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
Active  7,032 (21st)

Runs Scored s c a p y
Active  748 (40th)

Hits s c a p y
Active  1,847 (19th)

Total Bases s c a p y
Active  2,787 (23rd)

Doubles s c a p y
Active  366 (21st)
Career  366 (236th)

Triples s c a p y
2002 AL  6 (6th)

Home Runs s c a p y
Active  176 (50th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
Active  831 (30th)

Singles s c a p y
Active  1,282 (14th)

Runs Created s c a p y
Active  842 (39th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
Active  565 (29th)

Times On Base s c a p y
Active  2,243 (26th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2002 AL  11 (9th)
2003 AL  15 (6th)
2004 NL  15 (5th)
2005 AL  12 (10th)
2013 AL  9 (6th)
Active  118 (9th)
Career  118 (50th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
Active  52 (27th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
2003 AL  12 (5th)
Active  65 (27th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2004 NL  27 (1st)
2007 AL  21 (7th)
2011 AL  19 (8th)
Active  207 (10th)
Career  207 (83rd)

AB per SO s c a p y
2003 AL  8.9 (9th)
2004 NL  17.4 (2nd)
2009 AL  9.7 (6th)
2010 AL  12.2 (3rd)
2011 AL  14.1 (2nd)**
Active  8.0 (14th)

Outs Made s c a p y
Active  5,014 (19th)

Putoutss c a p y
Active  11,259 (6th)

Def. Games as C s c a p y
2002 AL  124 (5th)
2003 AL  135 (4th)
2007 AL  130 (3rd)
2008 AL  131 (3rd)
2009 AL  131 (3rd)
2010 AL  127 (1st)
2012 AL  126 (3rd)
2013 AL  119 (4th)
Active  1,742 (1st)
Career  1,742 (15th)

Putouts as C s c a p y
2002 AL  757 (4th)
2003 AL  843 (4th)
2005 AL  803 (3rd)
2006 AL  795 (4th)
2008 AL  913 (2nd)
2009 AL  879 (2nd)
2010 AL  865 (1st)
2012 AL  899 (3rd)
2013 AL  892 (4th)
Active  11,259 (1st)
Career  11,259 (7th)

Assists as C s c a p y
2006 AL  62 (3rd)
2008 AL  54 (4th)
2009 AL  50 (5th)
2010 AL  61 (2nd)
2012 AL  71 (1st)
2013 AL  65 (2nd)
Active  750 (1st)
Career  750 (86th)

Errors Committed as C s c a p y
2001 AL  10 (3rd)
2008 AL  9 (2nd)
2012 AL  6 (4th)
Active  60 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as C s c a p y
2005 AL  8 (1st)
2008 AL  8 (3rd)
2009 AL  8 (2nd)
2010 AL  5 (4th)
2012 AL  8 (1st)
2013 AL  8 (1st)
Active  88 (1st)
Career  88 (73rd)

Passed Balls s c a p y
2004 NL  9 (3rd)
2005 AL  7 (4th)
2006 AL  10 (5th)
2007 AL  14 (1st)
2012 AL  8 (5th)
2014 AL  5 (3rd)
Active  92 (2nd)

Stolen Bases Allowed as C s c a p y
2005 AL  79 (4th)
2006 AL  90 (2nd)
2008 AL  96 (2nd)
2009 AL  99 (2nd)
2010 AL  75 (3rd)
2011 AL  94 (3rd)
2012 AL  76 (3rd)
2014 AL  38 (5th)
Active  959 (1st)
Career  959 (41st)

Caught Stealing as C s c a p y
2009 AL  30 (3rd)
2010 AL  27 (4th)
2012 AL  27 (3rd)
2013 AL  24 (2nd)
Active  313 (1st)

Caught Stealing %s c a p y
2013 AL  32.9 (5th)

Total Zone Runs as C s c a p y
2013 AL  7 (2nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as Cs c a p y
2012 AL  8.15 (5th)
Active  7.35 (22nd)
Career  7.35 (45th)

Range Factor/Game as C s c a p y
2003 AL  6.58 (4th)
2005 AL  6.65 (5th)
2008 AL  7.38 (2nd)
2010 AL  7.29 (2nd)
2012 AL  7.70 (4th)
Active  6.89 (18th)
Career  6.89 (33rd)

Fielding % as C s c a p y
2002 AL  .996 (4th)
2004 NL  .999 (3rd)
2005 AL  .999 (1st)
2006 AL  .997 (3rd)
2007 AL  .998 (3rd)
2009 AL  .995 (5th)
2010 AL  .995 (2nd)
2011 AL  .995 (1st)
2012 AL  .994 (4th)
2013 AL  .998 (1st)
Active  .995 (5th)
Career  .995 (7th)

Youngest s c a p y
1998 AL  born 1976-12-30 (6th)

                           
A ** by the stat's value indicates the player had fewer than the required number of at bats or plate appearances for the BA, OBP, SLG or OPS title that year. In order to rank the player, the necessary number of hitless at bats were added to the player's season total. The value printed here is their actual value and not the value used to rank them, therefore some numbers may appear out of order. Requirements to qualify for rate stats.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 5 (1816), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 86 (211), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 30 (331), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Catcher (62nd), 24.1 career WAR/18.0 7yr-peak WAR/21.1 JAWS
Average HOF C (out of 13) = 52.5 career WAR/33.8 7yr-peak WAR/43.1 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1998 21 Minnesota Twins $170,000 ? 2001 Joint Exhibit 1
1999 22 Minnesota Twins $200,000 ? 2001 Joint Exhibit 1
2000 23 Minnesota Twins $202,500 ? 2001 Joint Exhibit 1
2001 24 Minnesota Twins $210,000 ? 4/6/01 USA Today
2002 25 Minnesota Twins $250,000 ? 4/3/02 AP
2003 26 Minnesota Twins $365,000 ? 4/3/03 AP
2004 27 San Francisco Giants $3,500,000 ? 4/7/04 AP
2005 28 Chicago White Sox $2,250,000 ?
2006 29 Chicago White Sox $4,000,000 ?
2007 30 Chicago White Sox $5,500,000 ?
2008 31 Chicago White Sox $5,850,000 ?
2009 32 Chicago White Sox $6,250,000 ?
2010 33 Chicago White Sox $6,750,000 9.100
2011 34 Chicago White Sox $2,000,000 10.100
2012 35 Chicago White Sox $6,000,000 11.100 contracts
2013 36 Texas Rangers $7,500,000 12.100 contracts
2014 37 Boston Red Sox $8,250,000 13.100
2014 StatusSigned thru 2014, Earliest Free Agent: 2015
Career to date (may be incomplete)$59,247,500
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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