Octavio Dotel was born Octavio Eduardo Dotel Diaz on November 25, 1973, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and is a former professional baseball pitcher. Dotel made his debut in Major League Baseball (MLB) on June 26, 1999, for the New York Mets. For the week of July 25, 1999, he was voted Player of the Week. As a member of the St. Louis Cardinals, Dotel won the World Series in 2011. In 2013 along with fellow Dominicans Robinson Cano and Santiago Casilla he won the World Baseball Classics. This page will take a closer look at Octavio Dotel Net Worth and career.
|Name:||Octavio Eduardo Dotel Diaz|
|Last Updated:||September 11, 2019|
During his baseball career, Dotel has played for 13 major league teams. He held the record as the second most played for teams by any player in Major League Baseball. He was a right-handed pitcher, batter and thrower.
Throughout his career, he was known as a strikeout pitcher. In ten full seasons, Dotel finished with 10 strikeouts per 9 innings. His stock pitch was a four-seam fastball that ranged between 90 to 93 mph. In his armament, he had two breaking balls that he used in 2-strike counts. He used a sweeping slider in the low 80 mph against right-hand hitters and a curveball at 70+ mph against left-hand hitters.
Dotel is one of the few players in baseball history to win both, a World Series and a World Baseball Classic.
In all, Dotel played for the New York Mets, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Kansas City Royals, Atlanta Braves, Chicago White Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, Colorado Rockies, Toronto Blue Jays, St. Louis Cardinals, and Detroit Tigers. Dotel’s career ended with the Detroit Tigers in 2013.
Some of Dotel’s most prominent statistics in the MLB included a Win-loss record (pitching) stat of 59-50, an Earned run average stat of 3.78, and a Strikeouts stat of 1,143.
On August 20, 2019, major news agencies of U.S. broke the news that two former MLB players, Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo have been arrested in the Dominican Republic, on drug trafficking and money laundering charges.
Octavio Dotel was last under contract in 2013, according to USA Today, with a 1 (2013) year package worth $4 million. Over the years, Dotel earned $200,000 in 1999, $200,000 in 2000, $300,000 in 2001, $400,000 in 2002, $1.6 million in 2003, $3 million in 2004, $5 million in 2005, $2 million in 2006, $5 million in 2007, $6 million in 2008, $6 million in 2009, $3 million in 2010, $3 million in 2011, $3 million in 2012, and $4 million in 2013.
Baseball annual pay can range widely. In MLB, the median pay is approximately $3 million every year. Top baseball players can get $25 million or more per annum, and lower paid players earn $1 million or less. Outside the MLB, most contracts pay less than $10,000 a year.
So, what is baseball player Octavio Dotel’s net worth in 2019? It’s pretty easy to know the earnings of professional sports players, but it’s hard to estimate their spending on homes, cars, boats, holidays, living style, etc. Our estimate for Octavio Dotel’s net worth as of 2019 is $16 Million.
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