New York Yankees

Service time in years & days (through 2017 season).

A group led by George Steinbrenner bought the Yankees for $8.7M in 1973. Forbes valued the club at $3.7 billion in April, 2017.

YANKEES PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2017 $196,389,700 $ ( )
2016 $225,997,792 $243,793,306 ( 2)
2015 $217,758,571 $223,589,947 ( 2)
2014 $197.230,609 $218,457,904 ( 2)
2013 $228,106,125 $237,018,889 ( 1)
2012 $209,792,900 $223,302,212 ( 1)
2011 $207,047,964 $216,044,956 ( 1)
2010 $213,359,389 $215,053,064 ( 1)
2009 $201,449,189 $220,024,917 ( 1)
2008 $209,081,577 $222,519,480 ( 1)
2007 $189,639,045 $218,311,394 ( 1)
2006 $194,663,079 $207,461,320 ( 1)
2005 $208,306,817 $207,152,931 ( 1)
2004 $184,193,950 $187,918,394 ( 1)
2003 $152,749,814 $180,322,403 ( 1)
2002 $125,928,583 $133,429,757 ( 1)
2001 $112,287,143 $114,457,768 ( 2)
2000 $107,588,459 $ 95,285,187 ( 1)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Brian Cashman Senior VP, General Manager
3 years (2015-17)

  • 3 years (2015-17)
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 10/10/14
  • 3 years/$9M (2009-11)
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 9/30/08
  • 3 years/about $5.5M (2006-08)
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 10/05
    • will make between $1.7M and $2M annually, 2006-08
  • 3 years/$3.45M (2002-04), plus $1.15M 2005 club option
    • NY Yankees exercised 2005 option 12/04
  • 2001: $0.31M
  • 1 year (1998)
    • promoted to GM by NY Yankees 2/98
  • 1994-97: assistant GM
  • Senior VP, Assistant GM Jean Afterman
  • VP, Amateur Scouting Damon Oppenheimer
  • VP, Player Development Gary Denbo
  • Assistant GM Michael Fishman
  • Director, Pro Scouting Kevin Reese

Joe Girardi Manager
4 years/$16M (2014-17)

  • 4 years/$16M (2014-17)
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 10/9/13
    • deal pays $4M annually
  • 3 years/$9M (2011-13)
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 10/29/10
    • performance bonuses up to additional $0.5M
  • 3 years/$7.8M (2008-10)
    • hired by NY Yankees 10/30/07
  • 3 years (2006-08)
    • hired by Florida 10/19/05, replacing Jack McKeon, who resigned
    • fired by Florida 10/3/06
  • as player:
    • 1 year/$0.75M (2003) (St. Louis)
    • 3 years/$5.5M (2000-02) (Chicago Cubs)
    • 2 years/$5.5M (1997-98), plus 1999 $3.4M club option (NY Yankees)
      • Yankees exercised 1999 option 10/31/98
    • 3 years/$5M (1994-96) (Colorado)
      • traded to NY Yankees 11/20/95 (96:$2.25M)
    • selected by Colorado in expansion draft 11/92
    • drafted 1986 (5-116) (Chicago Cubs)
  • agent: Steve Mandell
  • replaced Joe Torre, who turned down 1-year offer to return 10/18/07

 

Masahiro Tanaka rhp
7 years/$155M (2014-20)

  • 7 years/$155M (2014-20)
    • signed by NY Yankees 1/22/14
    • 14-19: $22M annually. 20:$23M
    • Tanaka may opt out of contract after 2017 season (declined to exercise right to opt out 11/17)
    • full no-trade protection
    • perks: $35,000 moving allowance, $0.1M housing allowance, interpreter at salary of $85,000, 4 first-class round trip airline tickets between Japan & NY
  • NY Yankees also paid $20M posting fee to Rakuten, Tanaka’s former club in Japan
  • 2007-13: Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japanese Pacific League
  • agent: Casey Close, Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.000

Jacoby Ellsbury cf
7 years/$153M (2014-20), plus 2021 option

  • 7 years/$153M (2014-20), plus 2021 option
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/13/13
    • 14-20: $21,142,857.15 annually. 21:$21M club option ($5M buyout)
    • full no-trade protection
    • perks: right to purchase six Legends Suite tickets per year
  • 1 year/$9M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • Boston made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$8.05M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 600, 700 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.4965M (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4495M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/09
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Boston 6/30/07
  • drafted by Boston 2005 (1-23) (Oregon State)
  • signed 7/06, $1.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Joe Urbon)
  • ML service: 10.037

Aroldis Chapman lhp
5 years/$86M (2017-21)

  • 5 years/$86M (2017-21)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/8/16
    • $11M signing bonus ($1M paid in 2016, $5M each in 2017-18)
    • 17-21: annual salaries of $15M
    • Chapman may opt out of contract after 2019 season
    • Chapman may not be traded to Seattle or a club based in California
    • full no-trade protection for 2017-19
    • limited no-trade protection for 2020-21
  • 1 year/$11.325 (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees 2/12/16 (avoided arbitration, $13M-$9M)
    • suspended for first 30 games of 2016 season, with Chapman losing 30 days’ ML service and pay, or $1,856,557
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Yankees 7/25/16 with $4,331,967 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$8.05M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/13/15 (avoided arbitration, $8.7M-$6.65M)
    • award bonuses
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cincinnati 12/28/15
  • 1 year/$5M (2014), plus bonus
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/28/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.4M-$4.6M)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • also due deferred $3M bonus when arbitration-eligible after 2013
  • 6 years/$30.25M (2010-15)
    • signed by Cincinnati as an amateur free agent 1/11/10
    • $16.25M signing bonus ($1.5M at signing; $1.5M each Nov. 1, 2010-13; $1.25M each Nov. 1, 2014-20)
    • 10:$1M, 11:$1M, 12:$2M, 13:$2M, 14:$3M, 15:$5M player option
    • Chapman must decide whether to accept or decline 2015 player option within 5 days after end of 2014 World Series
    • if Chapman qualifies for arbitration after 2012, $5M is converted to a bonus and he becomes arbitration-eligible
    • if Chapman qualifies for arbitration after 2013, $3M is converted to a bonus and he becomes arbitration-eligible (met 10/2013)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
  • defected from Cuba to Netherlands 7/1/09
  • agent: Magnus Sports (previously Relativity Baseball, Hendricks Sports)
  • ML service: 7.009

Chase Headley 3b
4 years/$52M (2015-18)

  • 4 years/$52M (2015-18)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/15/14
    • 15:$13M, 16:$13M, 17:$13M, 18:$13M
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 475, 500, 525, 550 plate appearances
    • one-time assignment bonus: $1M if traded
  • 1 year/$10.525M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Diego 7/22/14 (Padres pay $1M to Yankees in the deal)
  • 1 year/$8.575M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/30/13 (avoided arbitration, $10.3M-$7.075M)
  • 1 year/$3.475M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.325M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4277M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4115M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 6/15/07
  • drafted by San Diego 2005 (2-66) (Tennessee)
  • $0.56M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 9.123

Brett Gardner lf
4 years/$52M (2015-18), plus 2019 option

  • 4 years/$52M (2015-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 2/23/14
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 15:$12M, 16:$13M, 17:$12M, 18:$11M, 19:$12.5M club option ($2M buyout)
    • assignment bonus: $1M if traded
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.85M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 12/7/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/20/12 (avoided arbitration, $3.2M-$2.4M)
  • 1 year/$0.5495M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4525M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 2/09 ($95,948 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 6/30/08
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2005 (3-109) (College of Charleston)
  • $0.21M signing bonus
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 9.072

David Robertson rhp
4 years/$46M (2015-18)

  • 4 years/$46M (2012-15)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/8/14
    • 15:$10M, 16:$11M, 17:$12M, 18:$13M
    • award bonuses: $15,000 for All Star. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star start. $50,000 for Sporting News All Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, Cy Young ($90,000 for second in vote, $80,000 for third, $70,000 for fourth, $60,000 for fifth)
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to five clubs: Detroit, LA Dodgers, NY Mets, Oakland, Philadelphia)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/18/17
  • 1 year/$5.215M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • NY Yankees made qualifying offer 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/25/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.55M-$2.85M)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $25,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$460,450 (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year/$426,650 (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year/$406,825 (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/3/09 (split contract, $102,812 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 6/28/08
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (17-524) (Alabama)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • agents: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 9.070

Starlin Castro 2b
7 years/$60M (2013-19), plus 2020 option

  • 7 years/$60M (2013-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 8/28/12
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 13:$5M, 14:$5M, 15:$6M, 16:$7M, 17:$9M, 18:$10M, 19:$11M, 20:$16M club option ($1M buyout)
    • performance bonuses
    • 2019 salary and 2020 option increase by $2M each with one MVP in 2013-19 or two Top 5 finishes in MVP vote, 2013-19
    • deal does not include no-trade protection
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.567M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/7/10
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 2004 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Magnus Sports (previously Rep 1 Baseball)
  • ML service: 7.150

Didi Gregorius ss
1 year/$5.1M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.1M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.425 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/18/16 (avoided arbitration, $2.525M-$2.3M)
  • 1 year/$0.5539M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5065M (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 12/5/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Cincinnati (via Cleveland) 12/11/12
  • signed by Cincinnati 8/07 as an amateur free agent from the Netherlands
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.159

Sonny Gray rhp
1 year/$3.575M (2017)

  • 1 year/$3.575M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Oakland 7/31/17 with $1,211,202 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$0.5275M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/11/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (1-18) (Vanderbilt)
  • $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Platinum Sports
  • ML service: 4.061

Dellin Betances rhp
1 year/$3M (2017)

  • 1 year/$3M (2017)
    • lost arbitration with NY Yankees 2/18/17 ($5M-$3M)
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5021M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/19/10
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (8-254) (Grand Street HS, Brooklyn)
  • $1M signing bonus (8th-round record)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.078

Adam Warren rhp
1 year/$2.29M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.29M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/25/16 with $650,273 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$0.5726M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Yankees 12/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.5274M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year/$490,525 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 6/28/12
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2009 (4-135) (University of North Carolina)
  • $0.195M signing bonus
  • agent: Full Circle Sports
  • ML service: 5.036

Aaron Hicks of
1 year/$1.35M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.35M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.574M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Minnesota 11/11/15
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • drafted by Minnesota 2008 (1-14) (Wilson HS, Long Beach)
  • signed 6/08, $1.78M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 4.041

Austin Romine c
1 year/$0.805M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.805M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.556M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5541M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • DFA by NY Yankees 4/4/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/8/15
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/1/15
  • 1 year/$0.5248M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 9/11/11
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2007 (2-94) (El Toro HS, Calif.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $0.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Moye Sports
  • ML service: 4.045

Ronnie Torreyes 2b-ss
1 year/$0.5619M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5169M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5086M (2016)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 1/12/16 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 1/7/16
    • claimed off waivers by LA Angels 1/25/16 after being DFA by NY Yankees 1/15/16
    • claimed off waivers by NY Yankees 2/1/16 after being DFA by LA Angels 1/27/16
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 5/15/15 after being DFA by Houston 5/7/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Toronto 6/12/15
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/2/13
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Cincinnati 12/23/11
  • signed by Cincinnati 2/23/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 2.022

Gary Sanchez c
1 year/$0.5579M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5579M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3M signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 1.086

Chasen Shreve lhp
1 year/$552,425 (2017)

  • 1 year/$552,425 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5334M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$510,275 (2015)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Atlanta 1/1/15
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/19/14
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (11-344) (JC of Southern Nevada)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.167

Luis Severino rhp
1 year$550,975 (2017)

  • 1 year/$550,975 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5213M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/5/15
  • signed by NY Yankees 2011 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 1.170

Bryan Mitchell rhp
1 year/$550,625 (2017)

  • 1 year/$550,625 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.51665M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2009 (16-495) (Rockingham County HS, Hamlet, NC)
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.049

Greg Bird 1b
1 year/$0.5455M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5455M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5253M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2011 (5-179) (Grandview HS, Aurora, Colo.)
  • $1.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 2.053

Aaron Judge of
1 year/$0.5445M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5445M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (1-32) (Fresno State)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($1.6771M slot)
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 1.051

Tyler Austin of
1 year/$0.544M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.544M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • DFA by NY Yankees 9/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/9/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (13-415) (Heritage HS, Conyers, Ga.)
  • $0.13M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.029

Jonathan Holder rhp
1 year/$536,875 (2017)

  • 1 year/$536,875 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/16
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2014 (6-182) (Mississippi State)
  • $0.17M signing bonus ($0.2376M slot)
  • ML service: 0.144

Jordan Montgomery lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 4/12/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2014 (4-122) (South Carolina)
  • $0.424M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.153

Albert Abreu rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/17
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Houston 11/17/16 (McCann deal)
  • signed by Houston 8/5/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.185M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Domingo Acevedo rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/17
  • signed by NY Yankees 10/17/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $7,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Miguel Andujar 3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.020

Jake Cave of
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • selected by Cincinnati in Rule 5 draft from NY Yankees 12/10/15
    • DFA by Cincinnati 4/3/16
    • returned by Cincinnati to NY Yankees 4/5/16
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2011 (6-209) (Kecoughtan HS, Hampton, Va.)
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Luis Cessa rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/3/15
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Detroit 12/9/15
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • acquired by Detroit in trade from NY Mets 7/31/15 (Cespedes deal)
  • signed by NY Mets 7/9/08 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 1.013

Thairo Estrada rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/17
  • signed by NY Yankees 8/2/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $49,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Clint Frazier cf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/4/16
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/3/16 (A Miller deal)
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (1-5) (Loganville HS, Ga.)
  • signed 6/14/13, $3.5M signing bonus ($3.787M slot)
  • ML service: 0.093

Giovanny Gallegos rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/6/11 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.062

Domingo German rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/4/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Miami 12/19/14
  • signed by Miami 8/8/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.071

Chad Green rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 5/14/16
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Detroit 12/9/15
  • drafted by Detroit 2013 (11-336) (Louisville)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 1.050

Ben Heller rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/31/16
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/11/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (22-651) (Olivet Nazarene, Ill.)
  • agent: Jesse Cook and Zach Price, Onyx Sports Management
  • ML service: 0.096

Ronald Herrera rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Diego 11/11/15
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 5/28/11
  • signed by Oakland 12/11/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.007

Kyle Higashioka c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected NY Yankees 11/4/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/18/15 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2008 (7-230) (Edison HS, Huntington Beach, Calif.)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.030

Tommy Kahnle rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/18/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 11/24/15 after being DFA by Colorado 11/20/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • selected by Colorado from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13
    • signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (5-175) (Lynn University, Boca Raton, Fla.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 3.015

Jonathan Loaisiga rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • released by San Francisco 5/28/15
  • signed by San Francisco 9/13/12 as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • ML service: 0.000

Billy McKinney of
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/17
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/25/16
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 7/4/14
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (1-24) (Plano West HS, Texas)
  • signed by Oakland 6/11/13, $1.8M signing bonus ($1.8935M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.000

Gleyber Torres ss
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/17
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/25/16
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 7/2/13 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.7M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Wade ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/27/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (4-134) (Murrieta Valley HS, Calif.)
  • $0.3713M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.081

 

Minor leagues

Chance Adams rhp
2017

  • drafted by NY Yankees 2015 (5-153) (Dallas Baptist HS, Texas)
  • $0.33M signing bonus ($0.342M slot)
  • ML service:

Ji-Man Choi 1b
1 year/$0.7M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/13/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.7M in majors)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/5/17
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/19/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/23/17
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.65M in majors, $0.35M in bonuses)
    • selected by LA Angels from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/11/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/15/16
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/9/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 12/23/16, sent outright to Triple-A 1/5/17
  • 2015
    • DFA by Seattle 3/5/15, sent outright to Triple-A 3/7/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14
  • signed by Seattle 7/2/09 as a free agent from South Korea
  • ML service: 0.129 (through 2016)

Jonathan Diaz ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/7/17 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Toronto 7/5/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/2/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/28/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 5/15/15
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/30/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 10/28/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/11/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/1/14
    • DFA by Toronto 6/25/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/27/14
    • refused assignment by Toronto 10/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/7/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 6/29/13
    • DFA by Boston 7/8/13
  • drafted by Toronto 2006 (12-360) (N.C. State)
  • ML service: 0.063 (through 2016)

Wilkerman Garcia ss
2017

  • signed by NY Yankees 7/2/14 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.35M signing bonus
  • ML service:

J.R. Graham rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 5/14/16 after being DFA by Minnesota 5/6/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 9/26/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • selected by Minnesota from Atlanta in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • drafted by Atlanta 2011 (4-146) (Santa Clara)
  • $0.1746M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 1.011 (through 2016)

Jon Niese lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/19/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.75M in performance bonuses
    • released by NY Yankees 3/25/17
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/28/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.75M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out on contract if not on Major League roster 5/15/17
  • 5 years/$25.5195M (2012-16), plus 2017-18 club options
    • signed extension with NY Mets 4/4/12
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 12:$0.7695M, 13:$3M, 14:$5M, 15:$7M, 16:$9M, 17:$10M club option ($0.5M buyout), 18:$11M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 12/9/15
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 8/1/16 with $3,549,180 remaining on contract (Mets paid Pirates an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal)
    • NY Mets declined 2017 option 11/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.452M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/09 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 9/1/08
  • drafted by NY Mets 2005 (7-209) (Defiance HS, Ohio)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 7.107 (through 2016)

Branden Pinder rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • DFA by NY Yankees 11/4/16, sent outright to Triple-A 11/18/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2011 (16-509) (Long Beach State)
  • ML service: 1.091 (through 2016)

Matt Sauer rhp
2017

  • drafted by NY Yankees 2017 (2-54) (Righetti HS, Santa Maria, Calif.)
  • $2.5M signing bonus ($1.236M slot)
  • ML service:

Clarke Schmidt rhp
2017

  • drafted by NY Yankees 2017 (1-16) (North Carolina)
  • $2.1843M signing bonus ($3.4586M slot)
  • ML service:

Justus Sheffield lhp
2017

  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/31/16 (A Miller deal)
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (1-31) (Tullahoma HS, Tenn.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus ($1.733M slot)
  • agent: Taurus Sports
  • ML service:

Donovan Solano 2b-3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/18/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 10/10/16
  • 1 year/$0.5315M (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
    • DFA by Miami 6/5/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/6/15
    • contract selected by Miami 6/18/15
    • DFA by Miami 6/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/22/15
    • contract selected by Miami
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/12/15
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.4915M (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Miami as an amateur free agent 11/22/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Miami 5/20/12
  • signed by St. Louis 2005 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 3.107 (through 2016)

Dillon Tate rhp
2017

  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Texas 8/1/16
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (1-4) (UC-Santa Barbara)
  • $4.2M signing bonus ($5.0265M slot)
  • ML service: