Joshua Adam Donaldson is a Major League Baseball third baseman for the New York Yankees in the United States. He was a member of the Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays, Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves, and Minnesota Twins in the past.
After playing collegiate baseball at Auburn University, he was picked by the Chicago Cubs in the 2007 MLB draft.
Donaldson debuted in the Major League Baseball (MLB) in 2010 as a catcher for the Athletics, moving through the organization, switching positions to third base, and eventually becoming an All-Star in the 2014 season.
Donaldson was selected the American League’s Most Valuable Player for the 2015 MLB season after being traded to the Blue Jays, and he was named as a starter for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game, garnering the most fan votes by a player in the process.
Donaldson was also awarded the Silver Slugger Award for leading the American League in RBIs and runs scored.
In August 2018, he was dealt to the Indians, and in November 2018, he signed as a free agent with the Braves. Donaldson signed a four-year deal with the Minnesota Twins on January 14, 2020, after a great year with the Braves in 2019.
How Much Does Josh Donaldson Make?
Josh Donaldson earns a salary of $23,000,000.00 a year on average. Donaldson will receive a $21 million basic salary and a $2 million incentive bonus in 2022.