José Enrique Ramírez (born September 17, 1992) is a Dominican professional baseball third baseman for the Cleveland Guardians of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He signed with the Indians as an amateur free agent on November 26, 2009, and made his MLB debut on September 1, 2013.
In 2016, Ramírez achieved then-career highs of a .312 batting average, 46 doubles, and 22 stolen bases while playing second base, shortstop, and left field, in addition to third base. He also helped lead the Indians to their first World Series appearance in 19 years.
As a result, Ramírez was named winner of the Bob Feller Man of the Year Award (the equivalent of the team Most Valuable Player award) for the first time and received the award again in 2021.
Ramírez is a four-time selectee to the MLB All-Star Game, a three-time Silver Slugger Award winner, and a one-time selectee to the All-MLB Team.
In 2017, he became the 19th player in history to hit at least 56 doubles in one season, while leading the major leagues. In 2018, he hit 39 home runs and stole 34 bases to enter the 30–30 club.
On April 6, 2022, Ramírez signed a 5-year, $124 million extension with the Cleveland Guardians. Combined with his contract extension signed in November 2021, Ramírez’ new contract guaranteed nearly $150 million through 2028. The largest contract awarded in franchise history; the deal also included a full “no-trade” clause.
José Ramírez Contract and Salary
Jose Ramirez signed a 7 year / $141,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Guardians, including $141,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $20,142,857. In 2022, Ramirez will earn a base salary of $22,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $22,000,000.
José Ramírez Net Worth
José Ramírez has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $3 million.