Orlando Hudson’s Contract Details

Tony Jackson of the Los Angeles Daily News has the breakdown of Orlando Hudson’s recent contract with the Dodgers:

  • Hudson’s base salary will be $3MM.
  • $380K signing bonus that has been deferred, without interest, to an unspecified time.
  • $150K for both 150 and 175 plate appearances.
  • $200K for 200, 225, 250, 275, and 300 plate appearances.
  • $250K for 325, 350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525, 550, and 575 plate appearances.
  • $10K for every single plate appearance from 576-632, totalling 57 plate appearances and $570K.
  • Beginning at 550 plate appearances, all incentives are also deferred, without interest, to an unspecified time.
  • Hudson is contractually required to donate $25K to the Dodgers Dream Foundation.

Is it any wonder Jackson was ready for some Advil by the end of writing this up?


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