Tampa Bay Rays

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

Stuart Sternberg Principal Owner
2005 -

  • Stuart Sternberg, 2005 -
    • a group led by NY investment banker Stuart Sternberg gained a controlling interest in the Rays in October, 2005.
    • Sternberg’s group had purchased 48 percent of the club in May, 2004, for $65M, with Vincent Naimoli retaining 15 percent and limited partners 37 percent.
  • Vincent Naimoli, 1995-2005
    • Naimoli, president & CEO of holding company Anchor Industries International, paid a $130M franchise fee for the rights to the AL’s 1998 expansion club in Tampa Bay.
  • Forbes magazine valued the Rays at $900 million in April, 2018.
RAYS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $ 76,388,930 $ ()
2017 $ 70,064,700 $100,355,005 (27)
2016 $ 66,681,991 $ 81,283,926 (29)
2015 $ 75,794,234 $ 77,018,676 (29)
2014 $ 76,872,384 $ 77,085,054 (28)
2013 $ 61,928,975 $ 64,610,387 (28)
2012 $ 63,627,200 $ 70,425,489 (24)
2011 $ 42,171,308 $ 44,969,740 (29)
2010 $ 72,847,133 $ 77,510,502 (20)
2009 $ 63,313,034 $ 71,222,532 (25)
2008 $ 43,745,597 $ 51,020,720 (28)
2007 $ 24,123,500 $ 31,817,020 (30)
2006 $ 35,417,967 $ 36,446,477 (29)
2005 $ 29,679,067 $ 26,615,413 (30)
2004 $ 29,556,667 $ 24,427,167 (30)
2003 $ 19,630,000 $ 31,660,602 (30)
2002 $ 34,380,000 $ 34,728,540 (30)
2001 $ 56,980,000 $ 50,974,068 (19)
2000 $ 64,400,000 $ 61,231,853 (11)
  • 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.

Matt Silverman President
2015 -

  • Tampa Bay, 2004 -

    • VP, Planning & Development, 2004-05
    • promoted to President by Tampa Bay 11/05
    • selected President of Baseball Operations 10/14/14

Erik Neander Senior VP of Baseball Operations and GM
2017 -

  • 2017 -
    • promoted to Senior VP of Baseball Operations & GM 11/4/16
  • VP, Baseball Operations (2015-16), Director, Baseball Operations (2012-14), Manager, Baseball Research/Development (2010-11)
  • Senior VP of Baseball Operations Chaim Bloom
  • VP of Baseball Operations James Click
  • Director, Pro Scouting Kevin Ibach
  • Director, Amateur Scouting Rob Metzler
  • Director, Minor League Operations Mitch Lukevics

Kevin Cash Manager
5 years (2015-19)

  • 5 years (2015-19)
    • hired as manager by Tampa Bay 12/5/14
  • 2013-14: bullpen coach, Cleveland
  • 2012: advance scout, Toronto

 

Wilson Ramos c
2 years/$12.5M (2017-18)

  • 2 years/$12.5M (2017-18)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/12/16
    • 17:$4M, 18:$8.5M
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances:

      • 2017: $0.125M each for 300, 325 PA. $0.25M each for 350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 PA
      • 2018: $0.25M each for 450, 475, 500 PA
    • if not on disabled list at end of 2017, 2018 salary increases by $2M with 55 starts in 2017 (met) and increases by an additional $0.25M each for 60, 65, 70, 75 starts in 2017.
  • 1 year/$5.35M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.55M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.095M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$501,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$491,250 (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 7/28/10 (Nationals paid Twins $0.5M as part of the trade)
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/19/08
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • signed by Minnesota 2004 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 7.047

Chris Archer rhp
6 years/$25.5M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club options

  • 6 years/25.5M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 4/2/14, replacing 1-year contract for $0.5112M signed 3/2/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$0.5M, 15:$1M, 16:$2.75M, 17:$4.75M, 18:$6.25M, 19:$7.5M, 20:$9M club option ($1.75M buyout), 21:$11M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • if Archer does not qualify for arbitration as a Super 2 after 2015 season, guarantee is reduced to $20M (16:$1M, 17:$3M, 18:$4.75M, 19:$7M)
    • at signing, largest deal for player with less than 1 year of service
  • 1 year/$0.5112M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/19/10
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Cleveland 12/31/08
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (5-161) (Clayton HS, N.C.)
  • agent: Legacy Agency (previously ISE Baseball)
  • ML service: 4.156

Adeiny Hechavarria ss
1 year/$5.9M (2018)

  • 1 year/$5.9M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/3/18 ($5.9M-$5.35)
  • 1 year/$4.35M (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Miami 6/26/17 (Rays assume responsibility for remaining 2017 salary of $2,305,737)
  • 1 year/$2.625M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.925M (2015)
    • renewed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 4 years/$10M (2010-13)
    • signed by Toronto as an amateur free agent from Cuba 4/13/10
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 10:$0.5M, 11:$2M, 12:$1.75M, 13:$1.75M
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/13/12
  • agent: Magnus Sports (Praver-Shapiro)
  • ML service: 5.060

Kevin Kiermaier cf
6 years/$53.5M (2017-22), plus 2023 option

  • 6 years/$53.5M (2017-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 3/20/17, replacing one-year contract for $2.975M signed 1/13/17, avoiding arbitration
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 17:$3M, 18:$5.5M, 19:$8M, 20:$10M, 21:$11.5M, 22:$12M, 23:$13M club option ($2.5M buyout)
    • price of 2023 option may increase based on performance
  • 1 year/$0.5144M (2016)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5138M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/30/13
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (31-941) (Parkland JC, Ill.)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 3.131

Carlos Gomez cf
1 year/$4M (2018)

  • 1 year/$4M (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/21/18
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 80, 90, 100, 110, 120 games
    • assignment bonus of $0.5M with trade
  • 1 year/$11.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/13/16
  • 3 years/$24M (2014-16)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 3/13/13
    • 14:$7M, 15:$8M, 16:$9M
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Milwaukee 7/30/15 with $11,885,245 left on contract ($2,885,245 in 2015 and $9M in 2016)
    • DFA by Houston 8/10/16, released 8/18/16
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 8/20/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/25/16
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.9625M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/12/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 450, 475, 500, 525 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/17/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Minnesota 11/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Mets 2/1/08
    • signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/06
    • signed by NY Mets 3/07
  • signed by NY Mets 7/02 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 10.141

Sergio Romo rhp
1 year/$2.5M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/13/18
    • assignment bonus: $0.25M if traded
  • 1 year/$3M (2017)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/6/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 50, 60 games
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 7/22/17 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 7/20/17
  • 2 years/$15M (2015-16)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/22/14
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 15:$5M, 16:$8M
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
  • 2 years/$9M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with San Francisco 2/6/13 (avoided arbitration, $4.5M-$2.675M)
    • 13:$3.5M, 14:$5.5M
    • 2013 performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • 2014 salary increases to $5.6M with $5.6M for 30 GF in 2013, $5.7M for 32 GF, $5.85M for 37 GF, $6M for 42 GF, $6.15M for 47 GF, $6.3M for 52 GF, $6.5M for 55 GF  
    • 2014 salary increased to $6.3M based on 2013 GF
  • 1 year/$1.575M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/20/12 (avoided arbitration, $1.75M-$1.3M)
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4165M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4017M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 6/24/08
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/6/08
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 8/16/08
  • drafted by San Francisco 2005 (28-852) (Mesa State)
  • agents: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 9.097

C.J. Cron 1b
1 year/$2.3M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Angels 2/17/18
  • 1 year/$0.565M (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/3/14
  • drafted by LA Angels 2011 (1-17) (Utah)
  • $1.467M signing bonus
  • agent: Moye Sports
  • ML service: 3.097

Nathan Eovaldi rhp
1 year/$2M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year/$2M (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/12/17
    • 17:$2M, 18:$2M club option
    • performance bonuses:
      • as starting pitcher:
        • $0.15M for 22 games started. $0.25M for 24 GS. $0.35M for 26 GS. $0.45M for 28 GS. $0.55M for 30 GS.
        • $0.15M for 160 innings pitched as starter. $0.25M for 170 IP. $0.35M for 180 IP. $0.45M for 190 IP. $0.55M for 200 IP.
      • as relief pitcher:

        • $0.1M for 40 innings pitched as a reliever. $0.125M for 45 IP. $0.15M for 50 IP. $0.175M for 55 IP. $0.2M for 60 IP.
        • $0.1M for 40 relief appearances. $0.125M for 45 relief appearances. $0.15M for 50 relief appearances. $0.175M for 55 relief appearances. $0.2M for 60 relief appearances
        • $0.125M each for 25, 30 games finished. $0.15M for 35 GF. $0.175M for 40 GF. $0.2M for 45 GF. $0.225M for 50 GF. $0.25M for 55, 60 GF.
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2018 option 11/2/17
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/19/16 (avoided arbitration, $6.3M-$4.9M)
    • DFA by NY Yankees 11/18/16, released 11/23/16
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.517M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Miami 12/19/14
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
    • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 7/25/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 8/6/11
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (11-337) (Alvin HS, Texas)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.013

Jonny Venters lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/14/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/25/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/30/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 2 years (2015-16)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 11/13/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Atlanta 11/20/14, released 11/21/14
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.533M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4295M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/21/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 12/19/09
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/24/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2003 (30-907) (Indian River State College, Fla.)
  • agents: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 5.000

Vidal Nuno lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/8/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/23/18
  • 1 year/$1.125M (2017)
    • signed by LA Dodgers 1/10/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 2/19/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 8/23/17
  • 1 year/$0.5329M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Seattle 11/7/16
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Arizona 6/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5045M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from NY Yankees 7/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/27/13
  • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 6/18/11 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Cleveland 3/26/11
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (48-1,445) (Baker University, Kansas)
  • agent: Worldwide Career Management
  • ML service: 3.053

Matt Duffy 3b
1 year/$0.93M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.93M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5453M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Francisco 8/1/16
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/1/14
  • drafted by San Francisco 2012 (18-568) (Long Beach State)
  • agent: TWC Sports
  • ML service: 3.059

Jesus Sucre c
1 year/$0.925M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.925M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.63M (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 12/5/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • split contract paying $0.3M in minors
    • DFA by Seattle 1/25/17, sent outright to Triple-A 2/1/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 2/8/17
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 3/30/17
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5093M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/14/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/24/13
  • signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/19/11 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Atlanta 7/14/11
  • signed by Atlanta 2005 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 3.137

Ji-Man Choi 1b
1 year/$0.85M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/14/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.85M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.65M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 3/29/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Milwaukee 6/10/18
  • 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: 0.148

Chaz Roe rhp
1 year/$0.72M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.72M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.72M (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 7/13/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Atlanta 7/18/17
  • 1 year/$0.72M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 3/31/16
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/30/16
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 8/7/16 after being DFA by Baltimore 7/29/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/24/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • DFA by Texas 1/29/14 (refused assignment 2/5/14)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 2/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Miami 8/31/14
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 9/24/14 after being DFA by NY Yankees 9/21/14
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona for 2013 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 7/1/13
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Arizona 11/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 9/15/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Colorado 12/2/10
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • drafted by Colorado 2005 (1s-32) (Lafayette HS, Lexington, Ky.)
  • $1.025M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick, Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 2.094

Matt Andriese rhp
1 year/$0.5584M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5584M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 1/22/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (3-112) (UC-Riverside)
  • $0.27M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 2.071

Blake Snell lhp
1 year/$0.5582M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5582M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (1s-52) (Shorewood HS, Shoreline, Wash.)
  • $0.684M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 1.072

Jacob Faria rhp
1 year/$0.555M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.555M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (10-330) (Gahr HS, Cerritos, Calif.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.112

Mallex Smith of
1 year/$0.553M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.553M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5398M (2017)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Atlanta 1/11/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 1/11/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2012 (5-165) (Santa Fe JC, Fla.)
  • $0.375M signing bonus ($0.2545M slot)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 1.125

Austin Pruitt rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 9-278 (Houston)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($0.1422 slot)
  • ML service: 0.132

Jose Alvarado lhp
1 year/$0.5498M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5498M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • signed by Tampa Bay 3/13/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.093

Daniel Robertson ss
1 year/$0.5483M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5483M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Oakland 1/10/15
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (1s-34) (Upland HS, Calif.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Dan Lozano, MVP Sports
  • ML service: 0.156

Andrew Kittredge rhp
1 year/$0.5481M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5481M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/16/17
  • signed by Tampa Bay as an amateur free agent 8/21/11 (Washington)
  • ML service: 0.040

 

Hoby Milner lhp
1 year/$0.548M (2018)

 

  • 1 year/$0.548M (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 7/14/18 after being DFA by Philadelphia 7/10/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • selected by Cleveland from Philadelphia in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • signed by Cleveland 3/17
    • returned by Cleveland to Philadelphia 3/23/17
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/20/17
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2012 (7-248) (Texas)
  • $0.1407M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.104

Joey Wendle 2b
1 year/$0.5469M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5469M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 12/11/17 after being DFA by Oakland 12/7/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Cleveland 12/8/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2012 (6-203) (West Chester U of Penn.)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($0.1766M slot)
  • ML service: 0.088

Jose De Leon rhp
1 year/$0.5456M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5456M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 1/2/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/4/16
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2013 (24-724) (Southern University)
  • $0.9146M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.030

Yonny Chirinos rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • signed by Tampa Bay 6/29/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan Yarbrough lhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 1/11/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2014 (4-111) (Old Dominion)
  • $40,000 signing bonus ($0.4714M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Willy Adames ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 7/31/14
  • signed by Detroit 7/2/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Christian Arroyo ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/24/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Francisco 12/20/17
  • drafted by San Francisco 2013 (1-25) (Hernando HS, Brooksville, Fla.)
  • $1.8665M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 0.042

Anthony Banda lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 2/20/18
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/14
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (10-335) (San Jacinto JC, Texas)
  • $0.125M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.037

Jake Bauers 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2013 (7-208) (Marina HS, Huntington Beach, Calif.)
  • $0.24M signing bonus ($0.1821M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Diego Castillo rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • signed by Tampa Bay 3/5/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Johnny Field of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/13/18
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (5-158) (Arizona)
  • $0.25M signing bonus ($0.2946M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Wilmer Font rhp
1 year/$0.55M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.55M (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 4/25/18 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 4/23/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 5/25/18 after being DFA by Oakland 5/23/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 7/6/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/30/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 3/29/15
    • signed by Ottawa of independent Can-Am League 5/15
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/14
    • DFA by Texas 10/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Texas 2/22/11
  • signed by Texas 2006 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.085

Brent Honeywell rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2014 (2s-72) (Walters State CC, Tenn.)
  • $0.8M signing bonus ($0.784M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Chih-Wei Hu rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Minnesota 7/31/15
  • signed by Minnesota 8/3/12 as a free agent from Taiwan
  • ML service: 0.028

Adam Kolarek lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/17/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 3/24/17
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/27/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/27/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 9/4/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 10/25/15 (minor-league contract)
    • selected by Tampa Bay from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
  • released by NY Mets 10/5/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (11-332) (Maryland)
  • ML service: 0.035

Andrew Moore rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 5/25/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/21/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2015 (2s-72) (Oregon State)
  • $0.8M signing bonus ($0.8528M slot)
  • ML service: 0.062

Jose Mujica rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/2/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jaime Schultz rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (14-428) (High Point)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryne Stanek rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (1-29) (Arkansas)
  • $1.7558M signing bonus ($1.7583M slot)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 0.067

Justin Williams of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 11/14/14
  • drafted by Arizona 2013 (2-52) (Terrebonne HS, Houma, La.)
  • $1.05M signing bonus ($1.0492M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Hunter Wood rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (29-878) (Howard JC, Texas)
  • ML service: 0.001

Minor leagues

Lucius Fox ss
2018

  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Francisco 8/1/16
  • signed by San Francisco 7/15 as a free agent from the Bahamas (attended American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.)
  • $6M signing bonus (highest-ever bonus for non-Cuban amateur international signee)
  • ML service:

Wander Franco ss
2018

  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.825M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Kevin Gadea rhp
2018

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • selected by Tampa Bay from Seattle in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 10/9/17
  • signed by Seattle 7/2/12 as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • ML service: 1.000

Jeremy Hazelbaker of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 4/10/18 after being DFA by Arizona 4/6/18
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 7/6/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/9/18
  • 1 year/$0.5245M (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/4/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 4/2/16
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers from St. Louis 11/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 5/1/15
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 5/13/15 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Boston 10/23/13
  • drafted by Boston 2009 (4-138) (Ball State)
  • $0.1917M signing bonus
  • agent: Joe Bick
  • ML service: 1.052

Micah Johnson 2b
2018

  • 2018
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 11/27/17 after being DFA by San Francisco 11/20/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 2/13/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade 1/13/17 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 1/10/17
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Atlanta 10/26/17
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers from Cincinnati 10/30/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/5/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/16/15
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2012 (9-291) (Indiana)
  • $0.1276M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.046

Josh Lowe 3b
2018

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2016 (1-13) (Pope HS, Marietta, Ga.)
  • $2.5975M signing bonus ($3.0989M slot)
  • ML service:

Brendan McKay 1b
2018

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2017 (1-4) (Louisville)
  • $7,007,500 signing bonus ($6.1536M slot)
  • agent: Sosnick, Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service:

Adam Moore c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/3/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/30/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.57M in majors)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/19/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/1/16
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/3/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/6/16
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/1/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/7/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/23/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/6/15 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Kansas City 3/25/14
    • contract selected by San Diego 9/2/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 11/3/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 5/26/13
    • released by Kansas City 8/8/13
    • re-signed by Kansas City 8/21/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4836M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
    • claimed off waivers by Kansas City 7/7/12 after being DFA by Seattle 7/1/12
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/20/12, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.4175M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 9/13/09
  • drafted by Seattle 2006 (6-171) (Texas-Arlington)
  • $0.14M signing bonus
  • agent: Frye McCann
  • ML service: 2.115

Rob Refsnyder 2b-lf
1 year/$0.5525M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5525M (2018)
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Toronto 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay  in trade from Cleveland 3/27/18
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/19/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/22/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 7/23/17 after being DFA by NY Yankees 7/19/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/11/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (5-187) (Arizona)
  • $0.2059M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 1.107

Adrian Rondon ss
2018

  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/7/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2.95M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Dan Runzler lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/5/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/10/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/6/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/4/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/16/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Francisco 7/30/14
    • signed by Orix of Japan 7/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
    • DFA by San Francisco 9/3/13, sent outright to Triple-A 9/6/13
  • 1 year/$0.483M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • 1 year/$0.4185M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4005M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 9/2/09
  • drafted by San Francisco 2007 (9-248) (Cal-Riverside)
  • $67,500 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 2.093

Jesus Sanchez of
2018

  • signed by Tampa Bay 2014 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Brandon Snyder 1b-3b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay 12/17 as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/17/18
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 4/20/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/20/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/26/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/2/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 8/7/16
    • contract selected by Atlanta 8/25/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 4/27/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 11/21/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/12/12 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Texas 3/27/13
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 3/31/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 6/25/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Baltimore 1/3/12
    • signed by Texas 3/1/12
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 11/18/09
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • drafted by Baltimore 2005 (1-13) (Westfield HS, Va.)
  • signed 6/05, $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 2.058

Curtis Taylor rhp
2018

  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 11/30/17
  • drafted by Arizona 2016 (4-119) (British Columbia)
  • $0.4967M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Ryan Weber rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/9/18
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 4/13/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/15/18
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/4/18
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 7/15/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/13/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 9/11/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Atlanta 11/2/16
    • DFA by Seattle 11/28/16, sent outright to Triple-A 12/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 9/8/15
  • drafted by Atlanta 2009 (22-658) (St. Petersburg JC, Fla.)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • agent: L. Warner Cos.
  • ML service: 1.047

Garrett Whitley of
2018

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2015 (1-13) (Niskayuna HS, N.Y.)
  • $2.9596M signing bonus ($2.9621M slot)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: