Toronto Blue Jays

Service time in years & days (through 2017 season).
Edward Rogers Chairman
2000 -

  • Rogers Communications, 2000 -
    • Rogers Communications paid $112M in cash and stock for an 80% stake in the Blue Jays in 2000. Interbrew SA retained a 20% share.
    • Interbrew sold its share to Rogers Communications in 2004
  • Interbrew SA, 1995-2000
    • Belgian brewer Interbrew SA acquired a 90% stake in the club when it acquired Labatt Brewing in 1995. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce retained its 10% stake, which was sold to Rogers Communications in 2000.
  • Labatt Brewing, 1977-1995
    • a group comprised of Labatt Brewing (45%), Imperial Trust Ltd. (45%) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (10%) paid a franchise fee of $7M for the rights to the AL’s 1977 expansion club in Toronto.
    • Labatt acquired Imperial Trust’s 45% stake in 1991
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.35 billion in April, 2018.
BLUE JAYS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $162,037,223 $ ()
2017 $163,381,937 $166,152,534 (14)
2016 $136,782,027 $164,312,432 (14)
2015 $125,915,800 $135,728,804 (10)
2014 $137,177,700 $135,435,701 (10)
2013 $119,277,800 $125,879,791 ( 9)
2012 $ 83,739,200 $ 92,133,335 (17)
2011 $ 70,567,800 $ 75,851,382 (21)
2010 $ 78,689,357 $ 86,803,549 (18)
2009 $ 80,538,300 $ 84,130,513 (17)
2008 $ 97,973,900 $ 98,343,520 (13)
2007 $ 81,942,800 $ 95,069,351 (15)
2006 $ 71,915,000 $ 72,439,018 (13)
2005 $ 45,719,500 $ 45,698,000 (24)
2004 $ 50,071,000 $ 50,651,626 (22)
2003 $ 51,269,000 $ 61,175,638 (22)
2002 $ 76,864,333 $ 66,814,971 (13)
2001 $ 76,896,000 $ 74,274,440 (12)
2000 $ 46,363,332 $ 54,518,816 (16)
  • 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.

Mark Shapiro President & CEO
2016 -

  • 2016 -

    • hired by Toronto as President & CEO, effective after 2015 season
  • Cleveland, 1992-2015
    • 5 years (2008-12)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 3/07
      • deal later extended through 2013
      • selected as President (effective after 2010 season) 2/18/10
      • to resign after 2015 season (hired as President & CEO, Toronto)
    • 2 years (2006-07)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 12/04
    • 4 years (2002-05)
      • promoted to GM by Cleveland 11/01, replacing John Hart

Ross Atkins Executive VP of Baseball Operations & GM
2016 -

  • 2016 - 
    • hired by Toronto as Executive VP of Baseball Operations & GM 12/3/15
    • Cleveland 2001-15
      • VP, Player Personnel (2015), VP of Player Development (2011-14), Director of Player Development (2007-10), Director of Latin American Operations (2004-06), Assistant Director of Player Development (2001-03)
  • Senior VP of Baseball Operations & Assistant GM Tony LaCava (served as interim GM from 10/29/15 to 12/3/15)
  • VP, Baseball Operations Ben Cherington
  • Assistant General Manager Andrew Tinnish
  • Assistant General Manager Joe Sheehan
  • Director, Minor League Operations Charlie Wilson
  • former Senior VP, Baseball Operations and GM Alex Anthopoulos
    • 2006-15
      • VP, Baseball Operations & Assistant GM, 2006-09
      • promoted to GM by Toronto 10/3/09, replacing J.P. Ricciardi
      • refused extension offer and will not return for 2016
  • former Senior VP, Baseball Operations & GM J.P. Ricciardi
    • 3 years (2008-10)
      • signed extension with Toronto 12/05
    • 5 years (2003-07)
      • signed extension with Toronto 10/02
      • extension does not include “out” clause
    • 3 years (2002-04)
      • hired by Toronto 11/01
      • deal includes opt-out clause (removed with first extension)

John Gibbons Manager
2 years (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 4/1/17
  • 2 years (2016-17)
    • Jan. 1 “rollover” option language removed in 2015-16 off-season, with Gibbons receiving a raise for 2016-17, but no 2018 option
  • 2 years (2013-14), plus 2015 option
    • hired as manager by Toronto 11/20/12
    • if not fired by Jan. 1, option season becomes guaranteed and another option year is added to end of the deal
    • 2015 option vested, 2016 option added 1/1/14
    • 2016 option vested, 2017 option added 1/1/15
    • Jan. 1 “rollover” option language removed in 2015-16 off-season
  • 2012: manager, Double-A San Antonio (San Diego)
  • 2009-11: bench coach, Kansas City
  • 2004-08: manager, Toronto
    • 1 year/$0.65M (2008). Signed extension 2/07. Fired 6/20/08
    • 2 years (2006-07). 2007:$0.5M. Signed extension 4/05
    • 1 year (2005). Hired as permanent manager 10/04
    • hired as interim manager 8/04, replacing Carlos Tosca
    • hired as permanent manager 10/04
  • former manager John Farrell
    • 3 years (2011-13)
      • hired as manager by Boston 10/20/12, with Toronto receiving compensation
      • hired as manager by Toronto 10/25/10, replacing Cito Gaston

 

Russell Martin c
5 years/$82M (2015-19)

  • 5 years/$82M (2015-19)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/18/14
    • 15:$7M, 16:$15M, 17:$20M, 18:$20M, 19:$20M
  • 2 years/$17M (2013-14)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/29/12
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 13:$6.5M, 14:$8.5M
    • Pittsburgh made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/24/12 (avoided arbitration $8.2M-$7M)
    • may earn additional $0.1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$4M (2011)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/15/10
    • performance bonuses based on games as catcher: $50,000 each for 30, 35; $75,000 for 40 and each additional 5 games through 120
  • 1 year/$5.05M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/27/08
  • 1 year/$0.3875M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2002 (17-511) (Chipola JC, Fla.)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Matt Colleran
  • ML service: 11.150

Troy Tulowitzki ss
10 years/$157.75M (2011-20), plus 2021 club option

  • 10 years/$157.75M (2011-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed extension with Colorado 11/30/10, replacing final 3 years and option in previous contract
    • 11:$5.5M, 12:$8.25M, 13:$10M, 14:$16M, 15-19:$20M annually, 20:$14M, 21:$15M club option ($4M buyout)
    • salaries for 2020 and 2021 may increase by $6M annually based on 2019-20 MVP vote, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger or All-Star selections
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star
    • $2M assignment bonus if traded
    • may be traded only once during contract (full no-trade thereafter)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Colorado 7/27/15 (Blue Jays to pay $107,540,983 remaining on contract: $7,540,983 in 2015, $94M in 2016-20 salaries, $4M buyout and $2M assignment bonus)
  • 6 years/$31M (2008-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/23/08
    • 08:$0.75M, 09:$1M, 10:$3.5M, 11:$5.5M, 12:$8.25M, 13:$10M, 14:$15M club option ($2M buyout)
    • may void remainder of contract if traded
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove; $50,000 for Silver Slugger. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP
    • at signing, largest deal for player with less than 2 years of service
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 8/06
  • drafted by Colorado 2005 (1-7) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 6/05, $2.3M signing bonus
  • agent: Paul Cohen, TWC Sports
  • ML service: 11.033

Marco Estrada rhp
1 year/$13M (2018)

  • 1 year/$13M (2018)
    • signed extension with Toronto 9/20/17
  • 2 years/$26M (2016-17)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/13/15
    • $1M signing bonus (due 1/29/16)
    • 16:$11M, 17:$14M
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • Toronto made qualifying offer to Estrada 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$3.325 (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M based on innings pitched
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Milwaukee 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$1.955M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.486M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/20/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 4/6/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 2/3/10 after being DFA by Washington 1/28/10
    • signed by Milwaukee 2/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Washington 8/19/08
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (6-174) (Long Beach State)
  • $0.152M signing bonus
  • agent: TWC Sports
  • ML service: 8.035

Kendrys Morales 1b-dh
3 years/$33M (2017-19)

  • 3 years/$33M (2017-19)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/16
    • 17:$10M, 18:$11M, 19:$12M
  • 2 years/$17M (2015-16), plus 2017 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/11/14
    • 15:$6.5M, 16:$9M, 17:$11M mutual option ($1.5M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 for 375 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525, 550 PA
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All Star
    • Morales declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 1 year/$14M (2014)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 6/8/14
    • pro-rated over the rest of the season, will receive approximately $7,409,836
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Minnesota 7/24/14
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2013)
    • signed by Seattle 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
    • Seattle made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 550 plate appearances
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from LA Angels 12/19/12
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 6 years/$4.5M (2005-10)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic) 12/04
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 05:$0.316M, 06:$0.35M, 07:$0.4M, 08:$0.5M, 09:$0.6M, 10:$0.7M
    • minor-league salaries: o5:$0.1M, 06:$0.15M, 07:$0.2M, 08:$0.3M, 09:$0.35M, 10:$0.4M
    • with 3 years of Major League service, may void remaining years of deal and go to arbitration
    • total value may reach $10M with bonuses
  • signed as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic) 12/04
  • agents: Wasserman Media Group (previously Boras Corp.)
  • ML service: 9.170

Marcus Stroman rhp
1 year/$6.5M (2018)

  • 1 year/$6.5M (2018)
    • lost arbitration with Toronto 2/15/18 ($6.9M-$6.5M)
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Toronto 2/14/17 ($3.4M-$3.1M)
  • 1 year/$0.5159M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5147M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/4/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (1-22) (Duke)
  • $1.8M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 3.148

Ken Giles rhp
1 year/$4.6M (2018)

  • 1 year/$4.6M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Houston ($4.6M-$4.2M)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Toronto 7/30/18 with $1,533,333 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$0.5501M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5282M (2016)
    • signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.519M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 12/12/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/8/14
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2011 (7-241) (Yavapai JC, Ariz.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Rowley Sports
  • ML service: 3.113

Justin Smoak 1b
2 years/$8.5M (2017-18), plus 2019 option

  • 2 years/$8.5M (2017-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 7/16/16
    • 17:$4.125M, 18:$4.125M, 19:$6M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2019 option may increase based on 2017-18 plate appearances:

      • to $7M with 950 PAs in 2017-18 combined
      • to $8M with 1,100 PAs in 2017-18 combined
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/3/14
  • 1 year/$2.7875M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/15/14 (avoided arbitration, $3.25M-$2.025M)
    • 14:$2.6375M, 15:$3.65M club option ($0.15M buyout)
    • 2015 option guaranteed with 525 plate appearances in 2014
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Seattle 10/28/14
    • Toronto declined 2015 option 11/1/14
    • non-tendered by Toronto 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.514M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4951M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Texas 4/22/10
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Texas 7/9/10 (Cliff Lee deal)
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (1-11) (South Carolina)
  • signed 8/15/08, $3.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 7.077

Yangervis Solarte 3b
2 years/$7.5M (2017-18), plus 2019-20 options

  • 2 years/$7.5M (2017-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with San Diego 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 17:$2.5M, 18:$4M, 19:$5.5M club option ($0.75M buyout), 20:$8M club option ($0.75M buyout)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from San Diego 1/6/18
  • 1 year/$0.5255M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5164M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/14/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 4/1/14
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from NY Yankees 7/22/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/12/12 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/30/11 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Minnesota 6/05 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 4.000

Kevin Pillar cf
1 year/$3.25M (2018)

  • 1 year/$3.25M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5211M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/14/13
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (32-979) (Cal State Dominguez Hills)
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 3.113

Randal Grichuk lf
1 year/$2.8M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.8M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from St. Louis 1/19/18
  • 1 year/$0.5572M (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 11/20/13
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from LA Angels 11/22/13
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • drafted by LA Angels 2009 (1-24) (Lamar Consolidated HS, Rosenberg, Texas)
  • $1.242M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.033

Aaron Sanchez rhp
1 year/$2.7M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.7M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • renewed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5178M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5108M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/22/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (1s-37) (Barstow HS, Calif.)
  • $0.775M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Legacy Agency)
  • ML service: 3.069

Aledmys Diaz ss
1 year/$2M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 4 years/$8M (2014-17)
    • signed by St. Louis as an amateur free agent from Cuba (via Mexico) 3/9/14
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 14:$0.5M, 15:$1.5M, 16:$2M, 17:$2M
    • DFA by St. Louis 7/8/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/10/15
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/15
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from St. Louis 12/1/17
  • agent: Jaime Torres
  • ML service: 1.100

Tyler Clippard rhp
1 year/$1.5M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/7/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Toronto 3/29/18
  • 2 years/$12.25M (2016-17)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/9/16
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 16:$4.1M, 17:$4.25M
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 7/31/16 with $5,561,475 remaining on contract
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from NY Yankees 7/18/17
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/13/17, with Astros paying $1M of $1,111,202 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$8.3M (2015)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 1/14/15
    • signed by Oakland 2/11/15 (avoided arbitration, $8.85M-$7.775M)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Oakland 7/27/15 (A’s pay $1M, Mets pay about $2M of remaining $3,129,508 on Clippard’s contract for 2015)
  • 1 year/$5.875M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10/14 (avoided arbitration, $6.35M-$4.45M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 30 games finished. $75,000 each for 40, 50 GF. $0.1M for 60 GF
  • 1 year/$4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.443M (2011)
    • renewed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Washington in trade with NY Yankees 12/5/07
    • signed by Washington 1/25/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 5/20/07
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2003 (9-274) (Mitchell HS, New Port Richey, Fla)
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 8.148

Devon Travis 2b
1 year/$1.45M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.45M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5452M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5112M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/5/15
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Detroit 11/12/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2012 (13-424) (Florida State)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.000

Jake Petricka rhp
1 year/$1.3M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/8/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.3M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/4/18
  • 1 year/$0.825M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Chicago White Sox 12/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/17/13
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2010 (2-63) (Indiana State)
  • $0.54M signing bonus
  • agent: Platinum Sports
  • ML service: 4.044

Brandon Drury 3b
1 year/$0.6219M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.6219M (2018)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 2/20/18
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Yankees 7/26/18 with $220,674 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$0.5539M (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5089M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Atlanta 1/24/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (13-404) (Grants Pass HS, Ore.)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 2.034

Ryan Tepera rhp
1 year/$0.5747M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5747M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5427M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5122M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (19-580) (Sam Houston State)
  • ML service: 2.008

Danny Barnes rhp
1 year/$0.5616M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5616M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/2/16
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (35-1,056) (Princeton)
  • ML service: 1.027

Luke Maile c
1 year/$0.5584M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5584M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 4/6/17 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 4/2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/1/15
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2012 (8-272) (Kentucky)
  • $0.1332M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.099

Mark Leiter rhp
1 year/$0.5495M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5495M (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
    • claimed off waivers by Toronto 9/1/18 after being DFA by Philadelphia 8/28/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/18/17
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2013 (22-661) (New Jersey Tech)
  • ML service: 0.136

Anthony Alford of
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Texas 3/17
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (3-112) (Petal HS, Miss.)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 0.068

Teoscar Hernandez of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/31/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/12/16
  • signed by Houston 2/17/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.103

Tim Mayza lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/14/17
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (12-355) (Millersville, Pa.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.047

Joe Biagini rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.543M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • selected by Toronto from San Francisco in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • signed by Toronto 3/16
  • drafted by San Francisco 2011 (26-807) (UC Davis)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.161

Ryan Borucki lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (15-475) (Mundelein HS, Ill.)
  • $0.426M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Rhiner Cruz rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/25/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/4/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/1/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 2016
    • signed by Yucatan of Mexican League 4/30/16
    • signed by Laguna of Mexican League 5/18/16
  • 2015
    • Rakuten of Japan
  • 1 year (2014)
    • released by Houston 6/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.498M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 12/23/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • selected by Houston from NY Mets in Rule 5 draft 12/8/11
  • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/15/07 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Detroit 6/06
  • signed by Detroit 2003 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 1.054

Jonathan Davis cf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/4/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (15-445) (Central Arkansas)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jose Fernandez lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/1/18
  • signed by Toronto 1/5/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Sam Gaviglio rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 3/21/18 after being DFA by Kansas City 3/18/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/10/17
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from Seattle 9/1/17
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from St. Louis 11/20/14
  • drafted by St. Louis 2011 (5-170) (Oregon State)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.096

Taylor Guerrieri rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Tampa Bay 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (1-24) (Spring Valley HS, Columbia, S.C.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.027

Lourdes Gurriel inf
7 years/$22M (2017-23)

  • 7 years/$22M (2017-23)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent from Cuba 11/13/16
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 17:$0.6M, 18:$1M, 19:$1.5M, 20:$2.5M, 21:$3.5M, 22:$4.5M, 23:$5.4M
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for Rookie of the Year
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 0.000

Dan Jansen c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (16-475) (Appleton West HS, Wisc.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Reese McGuire c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Pittsburgh 8/1/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2013 (1-14) (Kentwood HS, Covington, Wash.)
  • signed 6/18/13, $2.369M signing bonus ($2.5698M slot)
  • agent: Sosnick, Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 0.000

Billy McKinney of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/17
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Yankees 7/26/18
  • 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

Tom Pannone lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Cleveland 7/31/17
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (9-261) (JC of Southern Nevada)
  • $0.12M signing bonus ($0.1478M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

David Paulino rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Toronto 7/30/18
  • 1 year/$0.5361M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Detroit 9/13/13
  • signed by Detroit 9/28/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.875M signing bonus ($0.8441M slot)
  • ML service: 0.101

Dalton Pompey cf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.539M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/2/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (16-486) (Fraser SS, Mississauga, Ontario)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 1.119

Sean Reid-Foley rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/13/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (2-49) (Sandalwood HS, Jacksonville, Fla.)
  • $1.1288M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Justin Shafer rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/19/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (8-234) (Florida)
  • $0.125M signing bonus ($0.1599M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Dwight Smith Jr. lf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/18/17
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (1s-53) (McIntosh HS, Ga.)
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.018

Rowdy Tellez 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (30-895) (Elk Grove HS, Calif.)
  • $0.85M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Richard Urena ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • signed by Toronto 7/3/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.031

Minor-league contracts

Bo Bichette ss
2018

  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (2-66) (Lakewood HS, St. Petersburg)
  • $1.1M signing bonus ($0.9786M slot)
  • ML service:

Craig Breslow lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/12/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract 3/22/18 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Toronto 3/24/18
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/2/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/8/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors, may opt out of contract late in spring training if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Minnesota 3/21/17
    • DFA by Minnesota 7/24/17, released 7/29/17
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 8/4/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 8/27/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 2/12/16 (minor-league contract with advanced consent agreement and salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • contract selected by Miami 4/3/16
    • DFA by Miami 5/11/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/13/16
    • released by Miami 7/18/16
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 7/26/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 8/7/16
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/14
  • 2 years/$6.25M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Boston 1/19/13 (avoided arbitration, $2.375M-$2.325M)
    • 13:$2.325M, 14:$3.825M, 15:$4M club option, $0.1M buyout
    • Boston declined 2015 option 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$1.795M (2012)
    • signed by Arizona 2/9/12 (avoided arbitration, $2.1M-$1.5M)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Arizona 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/25/11 (avoided arbitration, $1.55M-$1.15M)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 25 games finished
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Oakland 12/9/11
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.422M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Minnesota 5/20/09
  • 1 year/$0.392M (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Boston 3/23/08
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Cleveland 5/29/08 after being DFA 5/23/08
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 10/06 (split contract, $0.13M in minors)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Bston 7/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • signed by San Diego 3/6/05 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 7/05
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/05
  • released by Milwaukee 7/04
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2002 (26-769) (Trumball HS, Conn.)
  • ML service: 9.113

Brandon Cumpton rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/5/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 3/19/18
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent /18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/31/18
    • DFA by Toronto 8/13/18, sent outright to Triple-A 8/16/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5205M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.507M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/15/13
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2010 (9-267) (Georgia Tech)
  • $0.1245M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.127

Matt Dermody lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
    • DFA by Toronto 3/21/18, sent outright to Triple-A 3/24/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/2/16
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (28-835) (Norwalk HS, Iowa)
  • ML service: 0.100

Jordan Groshans ss
2018

  • drafted by Toronto 2018 (1-12) (Magnolia HS, Texas)
  • $3.4M signing bonus ($4.2009M slot)
  • ML service:

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 3b-of
2018

  • signed by Toronto 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.9M signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports (previously Beverly Hills Sports Council)
  • ML service:

Preston Guilmet rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5696M (2018)
    • signed by St. Louis 3/18
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/5/18
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 6/9/18 after being DFA by St. Louis 6/7/18
    • DFA by Toronto 7/4/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/6/18
  • 2017
    • Yakult Swallows of Japan
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/8/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 5/13/15 after being DFA 5/10/15
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 7/10/15 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 7/7/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 7/31/15 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 7/21/15
    • DFA, sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 9/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 4/7/14 after being DFA by Cleveland 3/30/14
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/27/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Baltimore 10/3/14
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 12/23/14 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 12/19/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/7/18
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (9-275) (Arizona)
  • $35,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.079

Mike Hauschild rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston (minor-league contract)
    • released by Houston 7/30/18
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/2/18
    • DFA by Toronto 9/4/18, sent outright to Triple-A 9/7/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • selected by Texas from Houston in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17
    • returned by Texas to Houston 4/22/17 after being DFA by Texas 4/20/17
  • drafted by Houston 2012 (33-999) (Dayton)
  • ML service: 0.021

Sam Moll lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Seattle 3/17/18
    • DFA by Toronto 3/29/18, sent outright to Triple-A 3/31/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 8/16/17 after being DFA by Colorado 8/11/17
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 11/27/17 after being DFA by Oakland 11/20/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Pittsburgh 11/30/17
  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (3-77) (Memphis)
  • $0.6M signing bonus ($0.7139M slot)
  • ML service: 0.031

Gift Ngoepe 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Pittsburgh 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
    • DFA by Toronto 5/3/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/7/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/5/15
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • signed by Pittsburgh 9/29/08 as a free agent from South Africa
  • $15,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.036

Eric Pardinho rhp
2018

  • signed by Toronto 7/6/17 as an amateur free agent from Brazil
  • $1.4M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Ian Parmley rf
2018

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/23/17
    • DFA by Toronto 7/1/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/3/17
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (7-235) (Liberty)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($0.145M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Nate Pearson rhp
2018

  • drafted by Toronto 2017 (1-28) (Central Florida)
  • $2.4529M signing bonus ($2.3029M slot)
  • ML service:

Max Pentecost c
2018

  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (1-11) (Kennesaw State, Ga.)
  • $2.8883M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service:

Luis Santos rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/3/18
    • DFA by Toronto 5/4/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/6/18
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/4/18
    • DFA by Toronto 8/27/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by Kansas City 3/28/15
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/5/15 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Pittsburgh 11/28/12
  • signed by Pittsburgh 4/18/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.030

Murphy Smith rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/27/18
    • DFA by Toronto 9/1/18, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 12/17/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 11/18/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by Oakland 4/1/15
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/13/15 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Oakland 2009 (13-393) (Binghamton)
  • ML service: 0.000

Darnell Sweeney 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • released by Cincinnati 3/31/18
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/3/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/29/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 7/5/18
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/31/18
    • DFA by Toronto 8/2/18, sent outright to Triple-A 8/5/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 5/28/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 11/11/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from LA Dodgers 8/20/15
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/20/15
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (13-416) (Central Florida)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.046

Logan Warmoth ss
2018

  • drafted by Toronto 2017 (1-22) (North Carolina)
  • $2.8202M signing bonus ($2.7952M slot)
  • ML service:

T.J. Zeuch rhp
2018

  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (1-21) (Pittsburgh)
  • $2.175M signing bonus ($2.2851M slot)
  • ML service: