Mookie Betts’s Contract

Last Modified Jul 10, 2023 04:49 GMT
Mookie betts' Holding Lumber
Source- Mookie Betts’s Instagram


Betts began his baseball career in his high school era, his progress attracted multiple college baseball associations, and in 2011, he was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the fifth round of the MLB draft, thus marking the beginning of his professional career.


Mookie Betts's Contract Breakdown

YearBase SalarySigningBonusCap HitDead CapYearly Cash
2011-$750,000$750,000-$750,000
2014$254,098-$254,098-$254,098
2015$514,500-$514,500-$514,500
2016$566,000-$566,000-$566,000
2017$950,000-$950,000-$950,000
2018$10,500,000-$10,500,000-$10,500,000
2019$20,000,000-$20,000,000-$20,100,000
2020$27,000,000-$27,000,000-$27,000,000
2021$9,500,000$5,000,000$14,500,000-$14,500,000
2022$9,500,000$5,000,000$14,500,000-$14,500,000
2023$12,000,000$5,000,000$17,000,000-$17,000,000


How much is Mookie Betts getting paid?

Mookie’s most recent contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers is worth $365 million; for a tenure of twelve years with a guaranteed annual salary of an average of $30.4 million and a total of $65 million signing bonus. The contract also states that in 2023, Betts will earn a base salary of $20 million, added to a signing bonus of $5 million, while carrying a total salary of $25 million.



A brief rundown of his previous contracts shows us that since his debut in the MLB with the Boston Red Sox. In 2015, his contract was worth $514K, and by 2020, it became $365 million; such a fascinating emergence; this showcases his extraordinary performance in the field; His ability to hit for average, power, and steal bases, combined with his exceptional fielding, made him a remarkable figure in the world of baseball.


How much does Mookie Betts make in a minute?

As per the latest contract, considering Mokkie’s best-case annual salary to be $25 million, we divide this amount by the total number of minutes in a year: i.e., 525,600 minutes, and as per the above calculation, the amount we draw is $47.56 per minute.


Mookie Betts Career Earnings

From Mookie’s debut in the MLB with the Boston Red Sox; till today with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He has earned an estimated total income of around $106.6 million, with an annual average income of approximately $8.9 million.


What are the terms of Mookie Betts's Contract?

As per Bett’s current contract, he signed a 12-year / $365 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, which guarantees an annual average salary of $30 million.


How much of Mookie Betts’s Contract is guaranteed?

Mookie Betts’s latest contract of 12 years worth $365 million guarantees him an annual salary of $30.4 million, carrying a base salary of $20 million, added to a signing bonus of $5 million while drawing total compensation of $25 million.


Mookie Betts's Contract History

Boston Red Sox (2015-2020):

Mookie Betts was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the fifth round of the 2011 MLB Draft and made his MLB debut with the Boston Red Sox s in 2014, marking the start of his professional career. In 2018, Betts played a crucial role in helping the Red Sox capture the World Series championship 2018. His exceptional performances on both offense and defense contributed to the team's triumph; throughout his career with the Boston Red Sox, he gathered numerous accolades to his name, such as American League Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award (2018), Gold Glove Awards (2016-2018), Silver Slugger Awards (2016, 2018).



Los Angeles Dodgers (2020-Present):

Mookie Betts was traded to Los Angeles Dodgers from the Boston Red Sox with David Price for Alex Verdugo, Jeter Downs, and Connor Wong; his contract values at a whopping $365 million over the tenure of twelve years; with the Dodgers, Betts also won the 2022 Rawlings Gold Glove Award, this marks the sixth time Betts has won a Gold Glove Award starting from 2016.


FAQs

A. Mookie Betts signed a 12-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Dodgers worth $365 million, confirmed in July 2020, and made Betts one of the highest-paid players in baseball.

A. On February 9, 2020, Mookie Betts was traded to Los Angeles Dodgers from the Boston Red Sox with David Price for Alex Verdugo, Jeter Downs, and Connor Wong

A. Since 2014, Mookie Betts has been in the MLB; The Boston Red Sox drafted him in the fifth round of 2011’s MLB Draft.

A. Mookie Betts is currently under contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers and is said to become a free agent before the 2033 season.

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