Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Contract

Last Modified Dec 25, 2023 08:57 GMT
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is a young baseball superstar who plays as a first baseman and a designated hitter for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is the son of former MLB player and Hall of Famer Vladimir Guerrero Sr and nephew to Wilton Guerrero, who is also a former MLB player.



Vladimir made his MLB debut in 2019, quickly becoming popular in the sport. He is a three-time All-Star and won the Golden Glove Award in 2022.


At 16, Vladimir signed a contract with the Toronto Blue Jays on July 2, 2015, and received a signing bonus of $3.9 million. He debuted professionally with the Rookie Advanced Bluefield Blue Jays on June 23, 2015, and hit his first home run a few days later. In 2016, he played 62 games for the Bluefield Blue Jays, and in 2017, he was named the third-best prospect and opened the season with Class-A Lansing Lugnuts.


Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s Contract Breakdown

YearBase SalarySigning BonusCap HitDead CapYearly Cash
2015-$3,900,000$3,900,000-$3,900,000
2019$468,488-$468,488-$468,488
2020$214,556-$214,556-$214,556
2021$605,400-$605,400-$605,400
2022$7,900,000-$7,900,000-$7,900,000
2023$14,500,000-$14,500,000-$14,500,000

Source - Spotrac.

How much is Vladimir Guerrero Jr. getting paid?

Vladmir’s present contract with the Toronto Blue Jays is worth $14.5 million for a year and comes with a guaranteed annual salary of an average of $14.5 million. The contract also states that in 2023, Vladimir will earn a base salary of $14.5 million while carrying a total compensation of the same amount.



A quick rundown of his contract shows that it has grown from thousand to million in just three years. He started with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2020 with a $579 thousand contract with a signing bonus of $3.9 million, which has escalated.


How much does Vladimir Guerrero Jr. make in a minute?

As per the latest contract, considering Vladmir’s best-case annual salary is $14.5 million, dividing this amount by the total number of minutes in a year: i.e., 525,600 minutes, the amount concludes to $27.5 per minute.


Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s Career Earnings

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has earned an estimated total income of around $27.58 million since his debut in the MLB with the Toronto Blue Jays, with an annual average income of approximately $5.2 million, as per spotrac.com.


What are the terms of Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s Contract?

According to Vladimir’s current contract, he signed a one-year contract avoiding arbitration with the Toronto Blue Jays, worth $14.5 million annually, and he is set to become a free agent by the 2026 season.


How much of Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s Contract is guaranteed?

Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s most recent contract, worth $14.5 million, guarantees him the exact amount as the base and annual compensation.


Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s Contract History


Toronto Blue Jays (2019-Present)


2015: Guerrero Jr. signed a contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and received a signing bonus of $3.9 million. He made his MLB debut on April 26, 2019.

2020: Guerrero Jr. signed a one-year, $579,300 contract with the Blue Jays.

2022: Guerrero Jr. signed a one-year, $7.9 million contract with the Blue Jays.

2023: Guerrero Jr. signed a one-year, $14.5 million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.

FAQs

A. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is 24 years old.

A. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is currently playing his 5th season.

A. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is said to become a free agent before the 2026 season.

A. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has a batting average of .276 this season.

A. As of July 12, 2023, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has hit 14 home runs in his MLB career.

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