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)
2018 $ $ ()
2017 $196,389,700 $224,224,707 ( 2)
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
5 years/$25M (2018-22)

  • 5 years/$25M (2018-22)
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 12/11/17
  • 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

Aaron Boone Manager
3 years (2018-20), plus 2020 option

  • 3 years (2018-20), plus 2020 club option

    • hired as manager by NY Yankees 12/2/17
  • former manager Joe Girardi
    • 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, replacing Joe Torre, who turned down a one-year offer to return as manager 10/18/07

 

Giancarlo Stanton rf
13 years/$325M (2015-27), plus 2028 option

  • 13 years/$325M (2015-27), plus 2028 option
    • signed extension with Miami 11/19/14, avoiding arbitration
    • 15:$6.5M, 16:$9M, 17:$14.5M, 18:$25M, 19:$26M, 20:$26M, 21:$29M, 22:$29M, 23:$32M, 24:$32M, 25:$32M, 26:$29M, 27:$25M, 28:$25M club option ($10M buyout)
    • Stanton may opt out of contract after 2020 season
    • full no-trade protection
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All-Star. $0.1M for league MVP. $0.25M for LCS MVP. $0.5M for World Series MVP
    • perks: right to purchases 8 season tickets annually and stadium luxury suites for 5 games annually
    • Stanton to donate 1 percent of salaries to Marlins club charity
    • largest-ever financial guarantee for MLB player
    • matches Josh Hamilton for contract with highest average annual value for an outfielder
    • matches Ryan Howard for contract with highest average annual value for player with four-plus years of ML service
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Miami 12/9/17, with Marlins paying $30M to Yankees if Stanton does not exercise right to opt out of the contract after the 2020 season
      • Miami to pay $5M cash each 7/1 and 10/1 in 2026, 2027 & 2028
      • full $30M amount pro-rated over final 10 years of the contract ($3M/year) for purposes of calculating Competitive Balance Tax
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/17/14
  • 1 year/$0.537M (2013)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2011)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Florida 6/8/10
  • drafted by Florida 2007 (2-76) (Notre Dame Academy, Sherman Oaks, Calif.)
  • signed 8/12/07, $0.475M signing bonus
  • agent: Joel Wolfe, Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 7.118

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

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

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

C.C. Sabathia lhp
1 year/$10M (2018)

  • 1 year/$10M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/29/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 155, 165, 175, 185 innings pitched
    • earned 10-and-5 rights after 2013 season, giving Sabathia the right to block any trade
  • 5 years/$122M (2012-16), plus 2017 vesting option
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 10/31/11
    • 12-15:$23M/year, 16:$25M, 17:$25M vesting option ($5M buyout)
    • 2017 salary guaranteed if Sabathia 1) does not end 2016 on the disabled list with a left shoulder injury, 2) does not spend more than 45 days in 2016 on the disabled list with a left shoulder injury or 3) does not make more than six relief appearances in 2016 because of a left shoulder injury
    • no-trade protection
    • perks: suite on road trips
    • 2017 option vested 10/16
  • 7 years/$161M (2009-15)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/11/08
    • $9M signing bonus (paid 12/31/08, 3/1/09 and 7/31/09)
    • 09:$14M, 10-15:$23M annually
    • salaries to be paid semimonthly over all 12 months of year, rather than semimonthly during season
    • Sabathia may opt of of deal after 2011 season
    • no-trade protection
    • perks: suite on road trips
  • 2 years/$17.5M (2007-08)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/05, with Indians also exercising 2006 option as part of deal
    • 07:$8.75M, 08:$9M
    • may earn $7.75M in award & performance bonuses:
      • up to $2M in 2006, $3M in 2007, $2.75M in 2008
      • award bonuses for top 5 finish in MVP vote or top 2 finish in Cy Young vote ($0.25M for 2007 Cy Young)
      • 2007 Cy Young increases 2008 salary to $11M
      • $0.1M award bonus for All Star selection
  • 4 years/$9.5M (2002-05), plus 2006 option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 2002
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 02:$0.45M, 03:$0.85M, 04:$2.45M, 05:$4.5M, 06:$7M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2006 option guaranteed with 405 IP (2004-05) or 540 IP (2003-05) (vested 4/05)
    • award bonus: $0.1M for All Star selection
  • drafted by Cleveland 1998 (1-20) (Vallejo HS, Calif.)
  • $1.3M signing bonus
  • agent: Roc Nation Sports / CAA Sports (previously Legacy Agency)
  • ML service: 17.000

Didi Gregorius ss
1 year/$8.25M (2018)

  • 1 year/$8.25M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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/$6.5M (2018)

  • 1 year/$6.5M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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/$5.1M (2018)

  • 1 year/$5.1M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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/$3.315M (2018)

  • 1 year/$3.315M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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/$2.825M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.825M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Tommy Kahnle rhp
1 year/$1.3125M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.3125M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Austin Romine c
1 year/$1.1M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.1M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Chasen Shreve lhp
1 year/$0.825M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.825M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

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

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

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

Jabari Blash rf
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • DFA by San Diego 1/20/17, sent outright to Triple-A 1/25/17
    • contract selected by San Diego 4/7/17
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Diego 12/12/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • selected by Oakland from Seattle in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 12/10/15
    • signed by San Diego 3/16
    • DFA by San Diego 5/13/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/18/16
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/31/16
  • drafted by Seattle 2010 (8-252) (Miami Dade JC)
  • $0.14M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.023

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

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

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:

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)

Erik Kratz c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/12/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 8/31/17
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/1/17
    • elected free agency 11/2/17
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2016)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from San Diego 3/28/16
    • DFA by Houston 5/16/16, released 5/22/16
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 5/27/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Angels, contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/11/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/19/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/22/16
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 6/21/15 after being DFA by Kansas City 6/11/15
    • DFA by Boston 6/25/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/28/15 (refused assignment 6/29/15)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/2/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 7/15/15
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 7/17/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/1/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/7/15
  • 1 year/$0.5102M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Toronto 7/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.496M (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 12/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Philadelphia for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/17/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh for 2010
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 9/8/10, sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/10
  • drafted by Toronto 2002 (29-866) (Eastern Mennonite U.)
  • agent: Jackson Management Group
  • ML service: 4.026

Jace Peterson 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/5/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$0.5205M (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 4/25/14
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (1s-58) (McNeese State)
  • $0.624M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 3.003

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:

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: