Keibert Ruiz $50M deal with Nationals could be worth $76M over 10 years Corbin Carroll could earn $134M over 9 years with Diamondbacks deal
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Kutcher Cabert Ruiz receives a $3 million signing bonus as part of his eight-year, $50 million contract with the Washington Nationals, a deal that could be worth $76 million over 10 seasons if the team takes a couple of options.
The 24-year-old will receive $1 million this year and $6 million next year as part of his contract. He receives $5 million a year from 2025 to 2027, $7 million in 2029, and $9 million in 2029 and 2030.
Washington’s options are $12 million in 2031 and $14 million in 2032 without a buyout.
Ruiz was among four players traded to Washington in July 2021 by the Dodgers for a pitcher. Max Scherzer and short stop Three Turner. Ruiz hit .251 last year with seven homers and 36 RBIs.
He played in pieces for three seasons and would likely be eligible for arbitration after the 2024 season.
SCOTTDALE, Arizona – Corbin Carroll would earn $134 million over nine years if the Arizona Diamondbacks exercised a 2031 option on his eight-year, $111 million contract.
The 22-year-old outfielder’s deal is the biggest guarantee for a player who has spent less than 100 days in the big leagues. Carroll made his major league debut on August 29 last year and played 38 days.
He topped an eight-year, $72 million contract with Atlanta outfielder Michael A. Harris, who had 81 days of service when he reached an agreement on August 16 last year on an eight-year, $72 million contract starting this season. Harris was named NL Rookie of the Year.
Carroll is receiving a $5 million signing bonus and a $1 million salary this year, $3 million in 2024 and $5 million in 2025. the right to arbitration.
Carroll’s deal provides for $28 million a year in both 2029 and 2030, years after he was scheduled to become a free agent. The Braves option for 2031 is worth $28 million with a buyout of $5 million.
If he wins the MVP award in any year from 2028 to 2030, his salary for each subsequent season will increase by $5 million. If he finishes second to fifth in those years’ MVP voting, his salary for the remaining seasons will go up by $2.5 million. The maximum increase in any year is $7.5 million.
Drafted 16th overall by Arizona in the 2019 amateur draft, Carroll hit .260 last season with four homers and 14 RBIs in 32 games.