Oakland Athletics

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

A group led by developer Lewis Wolff bought the A’s for $180M in April, 2005. Wolff, who had a 10% share and had served as the group’s managing general partner, sold most of his stake to the rest of the group in 2016. The group includes John Fisher, son of Gap founder Donald Fisher, who holds the majority stake. General manager Billy Beane also received a small ownership stake. Steve Schott and Ken Hofmann had purchased the club the club for $85M (or $72M, plus $23M in deferred salaries) in 1995.

Forbes magazine valued the club at $880M in April, 2017.

ATHLETICS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2017 $ 81,738,333 $ ( )
2016 $ 86,806,234 $101,408,603 (27)
2015 $ 83,889,167 $ 84,191,119 (26)
2014 $ 82,320,900 $ 91,615,851 (23)
2013 $ 61,964,500 $ 71,075,550 (27)
2012 $ 52,873,000 $ 59,493,290 (30)
2011 $ 67,094,000 $ 70,476,206 (23)
2010 $ 58,304,900 $ 61,773,644 (26)
2009 $ 62,310,000 $ 61,688,124 (27)
2008 $ 47,967,126 $ 55,223,294 (27)
2007 $ 79,366,940 $ 78,482,125 (18)
2006 $ 62,242,079 $ 70,967,799 (19)
2005 $ 55,425,762 $ 58,425,354 (19)
2004 $ 59,425,667 $ 60,288,197 (18)
2003 $ 50,260,834 $ 56,596,691 (26)
2002 $ 40,004,167 $ 41,942,665 (25)
2001 $ 33,810,750 $ 39,722,689 (25)
2000 $ 32,121,833 $ 30,388,574 (26)
  • 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.

Dave Kaval President

  • hired by Oakland as team president, 11/16
  • San Jose Earthquakes, 2010-16
  • Golden Baseball League, 2003-10

Billy Beane Executive VP of Baseball Operations
5 years (2015-19)

  • 5 years (2015-19)
    • signed extension with Oakland through 2019 on 2/7/12
    • promoted from GM to EVP of Baseball Operations 10/5/15
  • 2 years (2013-14)
    • signed extension as GM with Oakland through 2014 on 6/13/07
  • 4 years (2009-12)
    • signed extension as GM with Oakland 4/05, after ownership change
    • extension included 4% ownership stake in the club for Beane
  • 3 years/$3.3M (2006-08)
    • signed 3-year extension as GM with Oakland 3/02, restructuring 2002-04 salaries & paying more than $1M annually for 2006-08
    • clause allowed Beane to opt out of contract upon sale of club
  • promoted to General Manager 10/17/1997

David Forst General Manager
2016 -

  • 2016 -

    • promoted to General Manager by Oakland 10/5/15
  • 2004-15

    • Assistant General Manager
  • 2000-03
    • assistant, Baseball Operations
  • Assistant GM Dan Kantrovitz
  • Assistant GM, Director of Player Personnel Billy Owens
  • Assistant GM, Professional Scouting & Player Personnel Dan Feinstein
  • Director of Scouting Eric Kubota
  • Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman

Bob Melvin Manager
2 years (2017-18)
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed extension with Oakland 9/28/17
  • 2 years (2017-18)
    • signed extension with Oakland 9/9/15
  • 2 years (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Oakland 1/14/13
  • 3 years (2012-14)
    • signed extension with Oakland 9/20/11
  • 1 year (2011)
    • hired by Oakland 6/9/11, replacing Bob Geren
  • Arizona, 2005-09
    • hired 11/04, replacing Wally Backman, Al Pedrique (int.), Bob Brenley
    • 2 years/$1.375M (2005-06), plus 2007-08 club options
    • 05:$0.625M, 06:$0.75M
    • signed extension with Arizona 7/06
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option (fired as manager 2009)
    • Arizona front office, 2009-11
  • Seattle, 2003-04
    • fired 2004
  • former manager Bob Geren
    • 1 year (2010), plus 2011 club option
      • signed extension with Oakland 3/24/09
      • Oakland exercised 2011 option 9/11/10
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
      • hired by Oakland 11/06, replacing Ken Macha
      • 07:$0.5M. Oakland exercised 2009 option 9/24/07
  • former manager Ken Macha
    • Hired 10/05, 3 years/$2.6M (2006-08). Fired 10/06.

 

Jed Lowrie ss
3 years/$23M (2015-17), plus 2018 option

  • 3 years/$23M (2015-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/15/14
    • 15:$8M, 16:$7.5M, 17:$6.5M, 18:$6M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Houston 11/25/15
    • Oakland exercised 2018 option 10/17
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Houston 2/4/13
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2012)
    • signed by Houston 2/8/12 (avoided arbitration, $1.5M-$0.9M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 341, 502, 550 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Boston 12/14/11
  • 1 year/$0.434M (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Boston 4/10/08
  • drafted by Boston 2005 (1s-45) (Stanford)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Brodie Van Wagenen, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 9.111

Santiago Casilla rhp
2 years/$11M (2017-18)

  • 2 years/$11M (2017-18)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/20/17
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 17:$4.5M, 18:$5.5M
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished. $0.5M for 55 GF
  • 3 years/$15M (2013-15), plus 2016 option
    • signed extension with San Francisco 12/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • 13:$4.5M, 14:$4.5M, 15:$5M, 16: club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2016 option guaranteed at 1) $6.5M with 55 games finished in 2015, 2) $7.5M with 100 GF in 2014-15, including 55 GF in 2015, or 3) $8.5M with 150 GF in 2013-15, including 55 GF in 2015
    • 2016 option vested at $6.5M 10/15
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $0.2M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/19/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by San Francisco 1/21/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 5/21/10
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/18/09
    • non-tendered by Oakland, released 12/10/09
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/05
  • formerly known as Jairo Garcia
  • signed 2000 by Oakland as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 10.148

Matt Joyce rf
2 years/$11M (2017-18)

  • 2 years/$11M (2017-18)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/30/16
    • 17:$5M, 18:$6M
  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/18/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 3/29/16
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels 2/9/15 (avoided arbitration, $5.2M-$4.2M)
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Tampa Bay 12/16/14
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4995M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4265M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4104M (2009)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 12/10/08
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 5/5/08
  • drafted by Detroit 2005 (12-360) (Florida Southern)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 8.123

Khris Davis lf
1 year/$5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Oakland 2/1/17 ($5M-$4.65M)
  • 1 year/$0.5245M (2016)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Milwaukee 2/12/16
    • signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5195M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/26/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2009 (7-226) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 4.104

Chris Hatcher rhp
1 year/$1.25M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.25 (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 12/1/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from LA Dodgers 8/15/17
  • 1 year/$0.5225M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • DFA by Miami 2/11/14, sent outright to Triple-A 2/15/14
    • contract selected by Miami 5/22/14
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Miami 12/10/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/1/10
  • drafted by Florida 2006 (5-155) (UNC-Wilmington)
  • $0.167M signing bonus
  • agent: Turner Gary
  • ML service: 4.146

Liam Hendriks rhp
1 year/$1.1M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.1M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5234M (2016)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/20/15
    • signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5184M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 2/21/14 after being DFA by Baltimore 2/19/14
    • signed by Toronto 3/14
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Toronto 7/28/14
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City 10/30/14 after being DFA by Kansas City 10/24/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 12/13/13 after being DFA by Minnesota 12/5/13
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Chicago Cubs 12/23/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/6/11
  • signed by Minnesota 2/07 as an amateur free agent from Australia
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 4.038

Blake Treinen rhp
1 year/$0.5637M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5637M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 7/16/17
  • 1 year/$0.5249M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5128M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 4/12/14
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 1/16/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (7-226) (South Dakota State)
  • $52,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 3.065

Mark Canha 1b-lf
1 year/$0.545M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 12/11/14
    • selected by Colorado from Miami in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • signed by Oakland 3/15
  • drafted by Miami 2010 (7-227) (Cal)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 2.092

Kendall Graveman rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/4/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (8-235) (Mississippi State)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($0.1569M slot)
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 3.014

Josh Phegley c
1 year/$0.545M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (1s-38) (Indiana)
  • $858,600 signing bonus
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 3.114

Marcus Semien ss
1 year/$0.545M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/3/13
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (6-201) (Cal)
  • $0.13M signing bonus
  • agent: Steve Canter
  • ML service: 3.118

Jake Smolinski cf
1 year/$0.545M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 6/21/15 after being DFA by Texas 6/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/18/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/7/14
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Washington 11/11/08
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (2-70) (Boylan Catholic HS, Rockford, Ill.)
  • $0.4525M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 3.016

Chris Bassitt rhp
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/30/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/9/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (16-501) (Akron)
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 2.070

Ryan Dull rhp
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/1/15
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (32-979) (UNC Asheville)
  • ML service: 2.034

Daniel Coulombe lhp
1 year/$0.5375M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/10/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 9/10/15 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 9/6/15
    • DFA by Oakland 11/25/15, sent outright to Triple-A 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/16/14
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (25-776) (Texas Tech)
  • ML service: 1.149

Sean Manaea lhp
1 year/$0.5375M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 4/29/16
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Kansas City 7/28/15 (Zobrist deal)
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (1s-34) (Indiana State)
  • signed 6/21/13, $3.55M signing bonus ($1.623M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 1.157

Daniel Mengden rhp
1 year/$0.5375M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/11/16
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Houston 7/23/15 (Kazmir deal)
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (4-106) (Texas A&M)
  • $0.47M signing bonus ($0.4948M slot)
  • ML service: 0.157

Frankie Montas rhp
1 year/$0.5375M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from LA Dodgers 8/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/16/155
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Boston 7/31/13
  • signed by Boston 12/14/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 1.015

Andrew Triggs rhp
1 year/$0.5375M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
    • released by Baltimore 3/10/16
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Baltimore 3/13/16
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Kansas City 4/4/15
  • drafted by Kansas City 2012 (19-583) (USC)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 1.123

Dustin Garneau c
1 year/$0.537M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.537M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Colorado 8/4/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/19/15
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (19-571) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • agent: Marc Kligman
  • ML service: 1.055

Raul Alcantara rhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
    • DFA by Oakland 4/25/17, sent outright to Triple-A 4/29/17
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/5/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Boston 12/28/11
  • signed by Boston 7/2/09 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.083

Jharel Cotton rhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/15
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from LA Dodgers 8/1/16
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (20-626) (East Carolina)
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.021

Joey Wendle 2b
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 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

Franklin Barreto ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • signed by Toronto 2012 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.45M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.045

Paul Blackburn rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Seattle 11/12/16
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/20/16
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2012 (1s-56) (Heritage HS, Brentwood, Calif.)
  • $0.9117M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.093

Jaycob Brugman of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (17-521) (BYU)
  • ML service: 0.063

Matt Chapman 3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/15/17
  • drafted by Oakland 2014 (1-25) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($1.898M slot)
  • ML service: 0.109

Dustin Fowler of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/29/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (18-554) (West Laurens HS, Dexter, Ga.)
  • $0.278M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.095

Daniel Gossett rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/14/17
  • drafted by Oakland 2014 (2-65) (Clemson)
  • $0.75M signing bonus ($0.8733M slot)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 0.091

Jesse Hahn rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/13
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Tampa Bay 1/22/14
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 12/18/14
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (6-191) (Virginia Tech)
  • $0.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 2.067

Jorge Mateo ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/17
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/28/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.000

Bruce Maxwell c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/23/16
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (2-62) (Birmingham-Southern)
  • $0.7M signing bonus ($0.8312M slot)
  • ML service: 1.016

Sam Moll lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 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
  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (3-77) (Memphis)
  • $0.6M signing bonus ($0.7139M slot)
  • ML service: 0.031

Yairo Munoz ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • signed by Oakland 1/27/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.28M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Renato Nunez dh-3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • signed by Oakland 7/2/10 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.048

Matt Olson 1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/12/16
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (1s-47) (Parkview HS, Lilburn, Ga.)
  • $1.0797M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 0.103

Chad Pinder 2b-ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 8/17/16
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (2s-71) (Virginia Tech)
  • $0.75M signing bonus ($0.7829M slot)
  • agent: Icon Sports
  • ML service: 1.044

Boog Powell of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Seattle 8/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/5/15
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • placed on restricted list 6/23/16 (suspended 80 games for violation of MLB policy on performance-enhancing drugs)
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Oakland 1/10/15
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (20-619) (Orange Coast CC, Calif.)
  • ML service: 0.100

Bobby Wahl rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (5-161) (Mississippi)
  • $0.5M signing bonus ($0.2862M slot)
  • ML service: 0.152

 

Minor leagues

Austin Beck of
2017

  • drafted by Oakland 2017 (1-6) (North Davidson HS, Lexington, N.C.)
  • $5.303M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Michael Brady rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/15/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/17/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Angels 12/10/15
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 4/2/14 after being DFA by Miami 3/30/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 6/6/14
  • drafted by Florida 2009 (24-728) (Cal)
  • ML service: 0.085

Chris Carter 1b
1 year/$3.5M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/7/17
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 17:$3M
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 250, 300, 350, 400, 450 plate appearances
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/24/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/28/17
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/29/17
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/5/17, released 7/10/17
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 7/20/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2016)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/6/16
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • DFA by Milwaukee 11/29/16, non-tendered 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$4.175 (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/14/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 each for All Star, Silver Slugger
    • non-tendered by Houston 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.494M (2013)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Oakland 2/4/13
    • signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year (2009)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/3/07
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/14/07
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2005 (15-455) (Sierra Vista HS, Las Vegas)
  • agent: Sports Management Partners
  • ML service: 4.159 (through 2016)

Simon Castro rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/16/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 10/15/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/23/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/14/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 4/22/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Colorado 10/13/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 11/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Oakland 12/31/11
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/19/10
  • signed by San Diego 2006 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.137

Jermaine Curtis 3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/30/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/23/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/23/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 4/26/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/20/13
  • drafted by St. Louis 2008 (5-155) (UCLA)
  • $0.181M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.012 (through 2016)

Jaff Decker of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/22/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 4/15/17
    • DFA by Oakland 5/9/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/13/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/26/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/15/16
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/29/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/16
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/16/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 10/7/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/12
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by San Diego 11/20/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (1s-42) (Sunrise Mountain HS, Peoria, Ariz.)
  • $0.892M signing bonus
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 0.132 (through 2016)

Felix Doubront lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 11/14/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.5M of salary is guaranteed
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs ($1.925M) 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/28/15 (due 45 days’ pay, or $473,361)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/2/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/3/15
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 7/31/15 after being DFA by Toronto 7/29/15
  • 1 year/$0.586M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Boston 7/30/14
  • 1 year/$0.5185M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.484M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Boston 1/16/09
  • signed by Boston 7/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 4.041 (through 2015)

Grant Holmes rhp
2017

  • acquired by Oakland in trade from LA Dodgers 8/1/16
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2014 (1-22) (Conway HS, S.C.)
  • $2.5M signing bonus ($1.9805M slot)
  • ML service:

Daulton Jefferies rhp
2017

  • drafted by Oakland 2016 (1s-37) (Cal)
  • $1.6M signing bonus ($1.7457M slot)
  • ML service:

James Kaprielian rhp
2017

  • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2015 (1-16) (UCLA)
  • $2.65M signing bonus ($2.5433M slot)
  • ML service:

Ryan Lavarnway c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/5/17
    • DFA by Oakland 7/8/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/11/17
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/27/17
    • DFA by Oakland 8/5/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 5/13/16
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 5/27/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • DFA by Baltimore 1/9/15, sent outright to Triple-A 1/16/15
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/6/15
    • DFA by Baltimore 5/26/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/29/15 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/30/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/15/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 12/5/14 after being DFA by Boston 11/25/14
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 12/19/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 12/10/14
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Chicago Cubs 12/23/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Boston 8/18/11
  • drafted by Boston 2008 (6-202) (Yale)
  • $0.325M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.127 (through 2016)

Richie Martin ss
2017

  • drafted by Oakland 2015 (1-20) (Florida)
  • $1.95M signing bonus ($2.214M slot)
  • ML service:

Matt McBride c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/11/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/24/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 4/27/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 12/15/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/12/15
    • DFA by Colorado 9/4/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/7/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/16/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/19/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/31/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 8/4/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 11/20/12
  • acquired by Colorado in trade from Cleveland 7/30/11 (U Jimenez deal)
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (2s-75) (Lehigh)
  • $0.445M signing bonus
  • agent: Jon Fetterolf
  • ML service: 1.010 (through 2016)

Kevin Merrell ss
2017

  • drafted by Oakland 2017 (1s-33) (South Florida)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($2.0335M slot)
  • ML service:

Zach Neal rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • DFA by Oakland 1/18/17, sent outright to Triple-A 1/25/17
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/24/17
    • DFA by Oakland 8/16/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/18/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/11/16
  • signed by Oakland as a free agent 3/28/13 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Miami 3/26/13
  • drafted by Miami 2010 (17-527) (Oklahoma)
  • agent: MSM Sports
  • ML service: 0.103 (through 2016)

A.J. Puk rhp
2017

  • drafted by Oakland 2016 (1-6) (Florida)
  • $4.0692M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Norge Ruiz rhp
2017

  • signed by Oakland 12/23/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $2M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Patrick Schuster lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 6/15/17
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 6/17/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/4/16
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers 8/12/16 after being DFA by Oakland 8/10/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Arizona 6/21/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • selected by Houston from Arizona in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13
    • acquired from San Diego in trade from Houston 12/12/13
    • signed by San Diego 3/3/14
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from San Diego 3/25/14
    • returned by Kansas City to Arizona 3/27/14
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (13-396) (Mitchell HS, New Port Richey, Fla.)
  • $0.45M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.056 (through 2016)

Chris Smith rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/8/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/17/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 8/7/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 6/26/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/22/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 1/27/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/16/08 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/4/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Boston 5/18/08
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/04
    • re-signed by Boston 3/05
  • drafted by Boston 2002 (4-118) (UC-Riverside)
  • ML service: 1.140

Josh Smith rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/22/16
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Cincinnati 11/4/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/18/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/13/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/30/15
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2010 (21-637) (Liscomb)
  • ML service: 1.087

Tyler Sturdevant rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/11/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/20/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/23/16
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 9/12/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/13/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (27-815) (New Mexico State)
  • $2,500 signing bonus (college senior)
  • ML service: 0.048 (through 2016)