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Andruw Jones

Full Name: Andruw Rudolph Jones
Born: April 23, 1977 in Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles
Height: 6’1″ Weight: 240
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Nicole), Son (Druw), Daughter (Madison)
Resides: Duluth, GA
MLB Debut: August 15, 1996


Team History

  • 1993-2007: Atlanta Braves (as an amateur free agent on Jul 1, 1993 – GFA Oct 31, 2007)
  • 2008: Los Angeles Dodgers (as a free agent on Dec 12, 2007 – GFA
  • 2009: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Feb 10, 2009 – EFA Nov 5, 2009)
  • 2010: Chicago White Sox (as a free agent on Nov 25, 2009)
  • 2011-2012: New York Yankees (as a free agent on Jan 20, 2011)
  • 2013- : Rakuten Eagles (Japanese Baseball, as a free agent on Dec 11, 2012)

Salary History

  • 2013: $3.5 Million (in Yen, obviously)
  • 2012: $2 Million (+ $1M in incentives)
  • 2011: $2 Million (+ $1.2M in incentives)
  • 2010: $5 Million (Los Angeles Dodgers – signing bonus money)
  • 2010: $500,000 (White Sox, plus another $1 mil in incentives)
  • 2009: $500,000 (Texas Rangers – see incentives below)
  • 2009: $15 Million (Los Angeles Dodgers, minus money from Rangers)
  • 2008: $14,726,910
  • 2007: $14 Million
  • 2006: $13.5 Million
  • 2005: $13 Million
  • 2004: $12.5 Million
  • 2003: $12 Million
  • 2002: $10 Million
  • 2001: $8.2 Million
  • 2000: $3.7 Million
  • 1999: $330,000
  • 1998: $215,000
  • 1997: $152,500
  • 1996: $109,000

Texas Rangers 2009 Contract Clauses: Andruw Jones’s $500,000 base has these added incentives, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post and Jeff Euston of Cot’s Baseball Contracts: $75,000 each for reaching 340 and 380 plate appearances; $125,000 each for 420, 460, 500, and 540 plate appearances; and $175,000 each for 580 and 620 plate appearances; $200,000 for winning Comeback Player of the Year, $100,000 for winning MVP; $50,000 for earning All-Star selection or winning World Series MVP; and $25,000 for winning a Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, or LCS MVP. So yeah, if he’s the best player in baseball this year, Texas will pay him $1.975 million.

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