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Joaquin Benoit

Full Name: Joaquin Antonio Benoit Pena
Born: Jul 26, 1977 in Santiago, Dominican Republic
Height: 6’3″ Weight: 205
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Single
Resides: Santiago, Dominican Republic
MLB Debut: Aug 8, 2001

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Team History

  • 2001-2009: Texas Rangers (originally signed May 1996 at age 16 – GFA Dec 1, 2009)
  • 2010: Tampa Bay Rays (as a minor league free agent on Feb 15, 2010)
  • 2011-2013: Detroit Tigers (as a free agent on Nov 17, 2010)
  • 2014- : San Diego Padres (as a free agent on Dec 28, 2013)

Salary History

  • 2016: (vesting option)
  • 2015: $7.75M
  • 2014: $7.75M
  • 2013: $5.5 Million
  • 2012: $5.5 Million
  • 2011: $5.5 Million
  • 2010: Unknown
  • 2009: $3.5 Million
  • 2008: $2 Million (w/ $500k signing bonus)
  • 2007: $1.05 Million
  • 2006: $750,000 (w/ $50k in incentives – $25k for 55G and $25k for 60G)
  • 2005: $372,500
  • 2004: $335,000
  • 2003: $300,000
  • 2002: $200,000
  • 2001: $200,000

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