Seattle Mariners

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

John Stanton Chairman & CEO
2016 -

  • John Stanton, 2016 -
    • a group led by wireless communications executive John Stanton bought the Mariners and ROOT regional sports network in a deal valuing the properties at $1.4 billion. Nintendo retained a 10 percent stake in the club.
  • Nintendo of America, 1992-2016
    • Nintendo chairman Hiroshi Yamauchi purchased the club for $125M in 1992, installing Nintendo of America Howard Lincoln as CEO
  • Jeff Smulyan, 1989-1992
    • a group led by Jeff Smulyan, founder & CEO of Emmis Broadcasting, bought the Mariners for $75M in 1989
  • George Argyros, 1981-89
    • California real estate investor George Argyros purchased a 92 percent stake in the franchise for $13M in 1981
  • Stan Golub, Danny Kaye, Les Smith & Walter Schoenfeld, 1976-1981
    • a group led by Les Smith & Danny Kaye paid a $7M franchise fee for the rights to the AL’s 1977 expansion club in Seattle
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.45 billion in April, 2018.
MARINERS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $157,903,943 $ ()
2017 $154,318,843 $174,721,701 (12)
2016 $142,330,193 $171,340,795 (10)
2015 $123,225,843 $124,385,330 (15)
2014 $ 90,239,643 $108,957,206 (16)
2013 $ 84,199,643 $ 91,102,412 (19)
2012 $ 84,928,100 $ 84,450,157 (21)
2011 $ 94,623,191 $ 98,067,684 (14)
2010 $ 91,143,333 $ 93,376,107 (14)
2009 $ 98,904,166 $102,343,617 (12)
2008 $117,666,482 $120,456,113 ( 8)
2007 $106,460,833 $114,367,309 ( 6)
2006 $ 87,959,833 $ 95,335,400 (11)
2005 $ 87,754,334 $ 70,513,167 (14)
2004 $ 81,515,834 $ 81,836,597 (11)
2003 $ 86,959,167 $ 92,268,063 (11)
2002 $ 80,282,668 $ 86,084,710 ( 8)
2001 $ 74,720,833 $ 79,925,400 ( 9)
2000 $ 59,200,000 $ 59,811,910 (12)
  • 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.

Kevin Mather President & COO

  • replaced Chuck Armstrong as President & COO 2/1/14

Jerry Dipoto Executive VP & GM of Baseball Operations
2016 -

  • Seattle 2016 -
    • hired by Seattle as EVP & GM of Baseball Operations 9/28/15
    • signed multi-year extension with Seattle as EVP & GM 7/6/18
  • LA Angels 2012-15
    • 3 years (2012-14), plus 2015-16 club options
      • hired by LA Angels as GM 10/29/11, replacing Tony Reagins
      • LA Angels exercised 2015 option 7/14, exercised 2016 option
      • Dipoto resigned 7/1/15
  • Arizona 2006-11
    • EVP, Scouting/Player Development (2011). Interim GM (2010). VP, Player Personnel (2010). Director, Player Personnel (2008-09).
  • VP & Assistant GM Jeff Kingston
  • VP – Scouting Tom Allison
  • Director – Amateur Scouting Scott Hunter
  • Director – Player Development Andy McKay
  • Director – Baseball Operations Justin Hollander
  • former Executive VP & General Manager Jack Zduriencik
    • 2015 -
      • signed multi-year extension with Seattle 8/26/14
      • fired by Seattle 8/28/15
    • 2014
      • reportedly signed extension with Seattle after 2012 season
    • 2 years (2012-13)
      • signed extension with Seattle 8/31/11
    • 3 years (2009-11)
      • hired by Seattle 10/22/08, replacing interim GM Lee Pelekoudas
  • former Executive VP & General Manager Bill Bavasi
    • hired by Seattle as GM 11/7/03
    • fired by Seattle 6/16/08

Scott Servais Manager
2016 -

  • 2016 -
    • hired as manager by Seattle 10/23/15, replacing Lloyd McClendon
    • signed multi-year contract
  • LA Angels 2012-15
    • Assistant General Manager, Scouting & Player Development
  • Texas, 2006-11
    • Senior Director, Scouting & Player Development
  • former manager Lloyd McClendon
    • 2014 -
      • hired as manager by Seattle 11/7/13, replacing Eric Wedge
      • signed multi-year contract
      • fired by Seattle 10/9/15
  • former manager Eric Wedge
    • 3 years (2011-13)
      • hired by Seattle 10/19/10, replacing interim manager Daren Brown
      • resigned 9/27/13
    • Cleveland, 2003-09
      • hired by Cleveland 10/02, replacing interim manager Joel Skinner
  • former manager Don Wakamatsu
    • 3 years (2009-11)
      • hired by Seattle 11/19/08, replacing Jim Riggleman, who was hired on an interim basis 6/19/08
      • fired by Seattle 8/9/10
  • former manager John McLaren (2007-08)
    • hired 7/1/07, replacing Mike Hargrove, who resigned
    • signed 1-year extension for 2008 9/07

 

Felix Hernandez rhp
7 years/$175M (2013-19)

  • 7 years/$175M (2013-19)
    • signed extension with Seattle 2/13/13
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 13:$19M, 14:$22M, 15:$24M, 16:$25M, 17:$26M, 18:$26M, 19:$27M, 20:$1M conditional club option
    • club may exercise 2020 option if Hernandez spends more than 130 consecutive days (in one season or from one season overlapping into the next) on disabled list with right elbow surgery or other procedure to repair right elbow injury
    • award bonuses: $0.2M for Cy Young. $0.1M for WS MVP. $50,000 each for LCS MVP, Gold Glove, All-Star
    • full no-trade protection (earns 10-and-5 rights in July 2015)
    • at signing, contract is the largest ever for a pitcher
  • 5 years/$78M (2010-14)
    • signed extension with Seattle 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration, $11.5M-$7.2M)
    • $3.5M signing bonus
    • 10:$6.5M, 11:$10M, 12:$18.5M, 13:$19.5M, 14:$20M
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 10 clubs annually)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All-Star, LCS MVP, Gold Glove. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.2M for Cy Young
    • 2010 Cy Young increases 2011 salary by $1M to $11M, 2012 salary by $0.5M to $19M, 2013 salary by $0.5M to $20M, 2014 salary by $0.5M to $20.5M
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/19/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star ($25,000 for selection)
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2008)
    • renewed by Seattle 3/08
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2007)
    • renewed by Seattle 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.34M (2006)
    • renewed by Seattle 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 8/05
  • signed by Seattle 7/02 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.71M signing bonus
  • agent: Alan Nero, Wil Polidor, Octagon
  • ML service: 12.060

Robinson Cano 2b
10 years/$240M (2014-23)

  • 10 years/$240M (2014-23)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/12/13
    • 14-23:$24M annually
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • full no-trade protection
    • suspended 80 games, placed on restricted list 5/15/18 (violation of MLB Joint Drug Agreement) (to miss 91 calendar days, forfeiting $11,741,935)
  • 4 years/$30M (2008-11), plus 2012-13 club options
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 2/08 (avoided arbitration, $4.55M-$3.2M)
    • 08:$3M, 09:$6M, 10:$9M, 11:$10M, 12:$14M club option ($2M buyout), 13:$15M club option ($2M buyout)
    • NY Yankees exercised $14M club option for 2012 10/29/11
    • NY Yankees exercised $15M club option for 2013 10/29/12
    • NY Yankees made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$490,800 (2007)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2006)
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/01 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Roc Nation Sports / CAA (replaced Boras Corp. 4/13) (previously Bobby Barad)
  • ML service: 12.153

Kyle Seager 3b
7 years/$100M (2015-21), plus 2022 option

  • 7 years/$100M (2015-21)
    • signed extension with Seattle 12/2/14
    • $3.5M signing bonus
    • 15:$4M, 16:$7.5M, 17:$10.5M, 18:$18.5M, 19:$19M, 20:$19M, 21:$18M, 22:$15M club option
    • 2022 option may increase by $5M to $20M based on award and plate appearances, with buyout ranging from none to $3M
    • with trade, 2022 becomes player option
  • 1 year/$0.5401M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • 1 year/$0.5014M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4843M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 7/7/11
  • drafted by Seattle 2009 (3-82) (North Carolina)
  • $0.4365M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 6.085

Mike Leake rhp
5 years/$80M (2016-20), plus 2021 option

  • 5 years/$80M (2016-20), plus 2021 mutual option
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/22/15
    • 16:$12M, 17:$15M, 18:$17M, 19:$16M, 20:$15M, 21:$18M mutual option ($5M buyout)
    • full no-trade protection
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from St. Louis 8/30/17, with $55,622,950 remaining on contract (Cardinals pay Mariners $17.5M: $2.5M in 2017, $6M in 2018, $5M in 2019, $4M in 2020)
  • 1 year/$9.775M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Cincinnati 7/30/15 with $3,525,409 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$5.925M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration, $6.2M-$5.65M)
  • 1 year/$3.06M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/6/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.5M-$2.65M)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 180 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 4/11/10
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (1-8) (Arizona State)
  • $2.27M signing bonus
  • agent: Dan Horwits, Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 8.000

Nelson Cruz dh-rf
4 years/$57M (2015-18)

  • 4 years/$57M (2015-18)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/4/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 15:$14M, 16:$14M, 17:$14M, 18:$14M
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs in 2015, 2016)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 for All Star reserve. $50,000 each for All Star start, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.15M for MVP
  • 1 year/$8M (2014)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/22/14
    • roster bonuses: $0.15M each for 60, 90, 120, 150, 180 days on active roster
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All Star selection
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs)
    • Baltimore made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 2 years/$16M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Texas 2/9/12 (avoided arbitration, $7.5M-$5.5M)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$5M, 13:$10.5M
    • 2013 salary increases based on 2012 PAs: $0.1M each for 500, 525, 550, 575, 600 PA
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation), activated 9/30/13
    • Texas made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.15M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$408,070 (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$398,150 (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/15/08
    • DFA by Texas 3/29/08, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/08
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/25/08
  • 1 year/$0.382M (2007)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/06
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 7/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Oakland 12/04
    • signed by Milwaukee 2/05
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Mets 8/00
  • signed by NY Mets 1998 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Bryce Dixon (previously ISE Baseball, Adam Katz and ACES)
  • ML service: 10.082

Denard Span cf
3 years/$31M (2016-18), plus 2019 option

  • 3 years/$31M (2016-18), plus 2019 mutual option
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/7/16
    • $6M signing bonus (paid in equal installments 1/20/17 & 1/20/18)
    • 16:$3M, 17:$9M, 18:$9M, 19:$12M mutual option ($4M buyout)
    • 2017 salary may increase based on 2016 performance: increase of $0.125M each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525 plate appearances and $0.125M each for 90, 100 games
    • 2017-19 performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525 PA and $0.25M each for 90, 100 games
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Francisco 12/20/17, with Rays paying $14.5M of $88M remaining on Evan Longoria’s contract as part of the deal)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 5/25/18 (Rays pay $4.75M of $10,193,548 remaining on Span’s contract)
  • 5 years/$16.5M (2010-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/13/10, replacing 1-year deal signed 3/7/10
    • 10:$0.75M, 11:$1M, 12:$3M, 13:$4.75M, 14:$6.5M, 15:$9M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 11/29/12
    • Washington exercised 2015 option 10/30/14
  • 1 year/$0.435M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/24/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/06
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07
  • drafted by Minnesota 2002 (1-20) (Tampa Catholic HS, Fla.)
  • signed 8/02, $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Joe Urbon, CAA Sports)
  • ML service: 9.111

Dee Gordon 2b-cf
5 years/$50M (2016-20), plus 2021 option

  • 5 years/$50M (2016-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed extension with Miami 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 16:$3M, 17:$7.5M, 18:$10.5M, 19:$13M, 20:$13.5M, 21:$14M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2021 option guaranteed with 600 plate appearances in 2020 or 1,200 PAs in 2019-20
    • placed on restricted list 4/29/16 (80-game suspension for a failed PED test)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Miami 12/7/17
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2015)
    • signed by Miami 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 12/10/14, with Dodgers agreeing to pay Gordon’s 2015 salary
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 6/6/11
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (4-127) (Seminole CC, Fla.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 5.154

Jean Segura ss
5 years/$70M (2018-22), plus 2023 option

  • 5 years/$70M (2018-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Seattle 6/7/17
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 18:$9M, 19:$14.25M, 20:$14.25M, 21:$14.25M, 22:$14.25M, 23:$17M club option ($1M buyout)
    • full no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$6.2M (2017)
    • signed by Seattle 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Milwaukee 1/30/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Arizona 11/23/16
  • 1 year/$0.534M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.534M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/18/11
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from LA Angels 7/27/12
  • signed 2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Nez Balelo, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 5.065

Juan Nicasio rhp
2 years/$17M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$17M (2018-19)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/20/17
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 18:$7.5M, 19:$9M
    • annual performance bonus: $0.125M each for 20, 25 games finished. $0.25M for 30 GF. $0.5M each 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 GF
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Pittsburgh 8/31/17 with $618,306 remaining on contract)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Philadelphia 9/6/17
  • 1 year/$3M (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/10/15
    • placed on restricted list 6/18/16 (personal reasons)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$2.025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 11/24/14 after being DFA by Colorado 11/20/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • signed by Colorado 8/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: El Juego Sports
  • ML service: 6.084

David Phelps rhp
1 year/$5.55M (2018)

  • 1 year/$5.55M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.6M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Miami 2/8/17 ($4.6M-$4.325M)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Miami 7/20/17
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2015)
    • lost in arbitration with Miami 2/13/15 ($1.875M-$1.4M)
  • 1 year/$541,425 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • acquired by Miami in trade from NY Yankees 12/19/14
  • 1 year/$512,425 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2008 (14-440) (Notre Dame)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 5.156

Alex Colome rhp
1 year/$5.3M (2018)

  • 1 year/$5.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 5/25/18 ($3,647,312 remaining on contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5479M (2017)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5217M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5108M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
    • placed on restricted list 3/24/14 (50-game PED suspension)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • signed by Tampa Bay 2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 3.118

James Paxton lhp
1 year/$4.9M (2018)

  • 1 year/$4.9M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2017)
    • signed by Seattle 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.519M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/3/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2010 (4-132) (Grand Prairie, Texas, American Association)
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (1s-37) (did not sign)
  • $942,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.151

Erasmo Ramirez rhp
1 year/$4.2M (2018)

  • 1 year/$4.2M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.215M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 7/28/17 (Mariners pay Rays $1M in cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 25 games started
  • 1 year/$0.5228M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5118M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 3/26/12
  • signed 2007 by Seattle as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • $57,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 4.158

Mike Zunino c
1 year/$2.975M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.975M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.57M (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5235M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5041M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/11/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (1-3) (University of Florida)
  • $4M signing bonus ($5.2M slot)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 3.160

Nick Vincent rhp
1 year/$2.75M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.75M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.325M (2017)
    • signed by Seattle 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5255M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from San Diego 3/30/16
  • 1 year/$0.5253M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5102M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/18/11
    • signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (18-555) (Long Beach State)
  • agent: PSI Sports Management
  • ML service: 4.067

Chris Herrmann c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Arizona 3/25/18, released 3/26/18 (due 45 days’ pay, $314,516)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 4/7/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/27/18
  • 1 year/$0.9375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5159M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Minnesota 11/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/14/12
  • drafted by Minnesota 2009 (6-192) (Miami)
  • $0.135M signing bonus
  • agent: Sports Management Partners
  • ML service: 4.001

Andrew Romine ss-2b
1 year/$1.05M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.05M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 12/1/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Detroit 11/2/17
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/15
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from LA Angels 3/21/14
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 9/24/10
  • drafted by LA Angels 2007 (5-178) (Arizona State)
  • $0.1287M signing bonus
  • agent: Moye Sports
  • ML service: 5.049

Gordon Beckham 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 3/23/18 (re-signed minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/14/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/8/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • released by San Francisco 3/23/17
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/31/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/2/17
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/3/15
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Atlanta 9/27/16
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/28/15
  • 1 year/$4.175M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/21/14
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 6/4/09
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2008 (1-8) (Georgia)
  • signed 8/13/08, $2.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Mike Milchin, ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 7.153

Guillermo Heredia cf
1 year/$0.782M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.782M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.782M (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent from Cuba 3/1/16
    • $0.4M signing bonus
    • split contract (salary of $0.5075M in majors, $82,700 in minors)
  • ML service: 1.054

Mike Morin rhp
1 year/$0.75M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.75M (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 12/1/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • split contract with salary of $0.25M in minors
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Kansas City 12/8/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 3/14/18
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/8/18
    • DFA by Seattle 6/14/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/16/18
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/13/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/17
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers 9/12/17 after being DFA by LA Angels 9/5/17
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.514M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 4/27/14
  • drafted by LA Angels 2012 (13-417) (University of North Carolina)
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 3.030

Ichiro Suzuki rf
1 year/$0.75M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.75M (2018)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/6/18
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 150, 200, 250, 300, 350 plate appearances. $0.25M for 400 PA.
    • released by Seattle 5/3/18, with Suzuki serving as special assistant in the Mariners front office for remainder of 2018 season
  • 1 year/$2M (2016), plus 2017, 2018 club options
    • signed extension with Miami 10/6/15
    • 16:$2M, 17:$2M club option
    • Miami exercised 2017 option, added $2M option for 2018 10/5/16
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.4M each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500, 550, 600 plate appearances
  • 2 years/$13M (2013-14)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/13/12
    • 13:$6.5M, 14:$6.5M
  • 5 years/$90M (2008-12)
    • signed extension with Seattle 7/13/07
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 08:$17M, 09:$17M, 10:$17M, 11:$17M, 12:$17M
    • $25M ($5M annually) deferred at 5.5% interest, reducing deal’s average annual value to $16.1M (deferred money to be paid in annual installments Jan. 30 beginning year after his retirement)
    • limited no-trade clause allowing Ichiro to specify 10 clubs to which he may not be traded without his consent
    • performance & award bonuses, including $50,000 for All Star
    • interpreter, trainer, transportation for spring & regular season
    • 4 annual round-trip airline tickets from Seattle to Japan
    • housing allowance: $32,000 in 2008, $33,000 in 2009, $34,000 in 2010, $35,000 in 2011, $36,000 in 2012
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Seattle 7/23/12
  • 4 years/$44M (2004-07)
    • re-signed by Seattle 12/03 (avoided arbitration)
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 04:$5M, 05:$11M, 06:$11M, 07:$11M
    • limited no-trade clause (may block deals to 10 clubs)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star selection
    • $1.25M in performance bonuses for plate appearances
      • $50,000 each for 400 PAs, 2004-06
      • $0.1M each for 500 & 600 PAs, 2004-06
      • $0.1M for 400 PAs, 2007
      • $0.2M each for 500 & 600 PAs, 2007
    • housing allowance: $28,000 in 2004, $29,000 in 2005, $30,000 in 2006, $31,000 in 2007
    • interpreter, trainer, transportation for spring & regular season
    • 4 annual round-trip airline tickets from Seattle to Japan
  • 3 years/$14.088 (2001-03)
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 01:$4M, 02:$2M, 03:$3M
    • $7M deferred with interest
      • $4M of bonus, $2M of 2001 salary, $1M of 2003 salary
    • full no-trade clause
    • performance bonuses:
      • $0.4M each for 200, 250, 300, 350, 450 PAs in 2001
      • $0.6M each for 200, 250, 300, 350, 450 PAs in 2003
    • award bonuses: $0.15M for MVP ($0.2M for 2nd award, $0.25M for 3rd). $0.1M for WS MVP. $75,000 for Rookie of the Year. $50,000 each for LCS MVP. Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $75,000 for most All-Star votes. $50,000 for most All-Star votes in AL. $50,000 for All-Star start. $25,000 for All-Star reserve
    • $10,000 moving allowance, plus use of car, trainer, interpreter
    • 2001-03 housing allowances: $25,000, $26,000, $27,000
    • four 1st-class air tickets between Japan & Seattle, twice a year
  • Seattle paid $13.125M for negotiating rights with Ichiro (signed 11/00)
  • Orix of Japan Pacific League posted Ichiro after 2000 season
  • agent: John Boggs (previously Tony Attanasio)
  • ML service: 17.000

Wade LeBlanc lhp
1 year/$0.65M (2018)
1 year/$2.75M (2019), plus 2020-22 options

  • 1 year/$2.75M (2019), plus 2020-22 options
    • signed by extension with Seattle 7/3/18
    • $0.3M signing bonus
    • 19:$2M, 20-22:$5M club options ($0.45M buyout for each)
    • annual performance bonuses based on innings pitched: $0.1M each for 90, 100 IP. $0.15M each for 110, 120 IP. $0.2M each for 130, 140 IP. $0.25M each for 150, 160 IP. $0.3M each for 170, 180 IP. Subsequent salaries increase by bonus earned in prior season.
    • 2020 option guaranteed with 160 IP in 2019, provided LeBlanc does not have a left arm injury
    • 2021-22 options guaranteed with 160 IP in immediately preceding season or 310 IP in prior two seasons, provided LeBlanc does not have a left arm injury
    • with bonuses, total value of contract may reach $31.3M
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2018)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/16/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors, $32,000 per month in minors)
    • may opt out of contract 6/15/18 if not on Major League roster
    • released by NY Yankees 3/23/18 (due $96,000 termination pay)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/24/18
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 10, 20 games started
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • 17:$0.75M, 18:$1.25M club option ($50,000 buyout)
    • Pittsburgh declined 2018 option 11/3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Toronto 6/22/16
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/24/16
    • DFA by Seattle 8/25/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/16
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Seattle 9/13/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Seibu Lions of Japan 12/14
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/11/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/25/14 
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 6/3/14 after being DFA by LA Angels 5/31/14 
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/11/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/14/14 (refused assignment)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 6/17/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/21/14
    • DFA by LA Angels 8/26/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/28/14
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/2/14
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.4915M (2013)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/13
    • claimed by Houston off waivers 6/8/13 after DFA by Miami 6/3/13 
    • DFA by Houston 6/24/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/26/13 
    • contract selected by Houston 8/19/13 
    • DFA by Houston 8/20/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/22/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • acquired by Miami in trade from San Diego 11/22/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4019M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 9/1/08
  • drafted by San Diego 2006 (2-61) (Alabama)
  • $0.59M signing bonus
  • agent: Joe Rosen
  • ML service: 4.131

Edwin Diaz rhp
1 year/$0.5708M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5708M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/4/16
  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (3-89) (Caguas Military Academy, P.R.)
  • $0.3M signing bonus ($0.4857M slot)
  • ML service: 1.121

Mitch Haniger of
1 year/$0.5602M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5602M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.538M (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Arizona 8/16/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Arizona 11/23/16
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/14
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (1s-38) (Cal Poly)
  • $1.2M signing bonus ($1.3591M slot)
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 1.048

Ryon Healy 1b-dh
1 year/$0.5592M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5592M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Oakland 11/15/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/15/16
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (3-100) (Oregon)
  • $0.5M signing bonus ($0.5156M slot)
  • ML service: 1.080

Ben Gamel of
1 year/$0.5581M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5581M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/15
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 8/31/16
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (10-325) (Bishop Kenny HS, Jacksonville)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 1.029

James Pazos lhp
1 year/$0.5539M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5539M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5365M (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 11/18/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/1/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (13-427) (San Diego)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.067

Marco Gonzales lhp
1 year/$0.5503M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5503M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from St. Louis 7/21/17
  • 1 year (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 St. Louis 6/25/14
  • drafted by St. Louis 2013 (1-19) (Gonzaga)
  • $1.85M signing bonus ($2.0558M slot)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 0.102

Dan Altavilla rhp
1 year/$0.5499M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5499M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5361M (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/27/16
  • drafted by Seattle 2014 (5-141) (Mercyhurst, Pa.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus ($0.353M slot)
  • ML service: 0.150

Casey Lawrence rhp
1 year/$0.546M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.546M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 3/28/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/8/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 5/11/17 after being DFA by Toronto 5/8/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/31/17
  • signed by Toronto 6/15/10 as an amateur free agent (Albright, Pa.)
  • ML service: 0.093

Dan Vogelbach 1b
1 year/$0.5457M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5457M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/20/16
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (2-68) (Bishop Verot HS, Fort Myers, Fla.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 0.059

John Andreoli rf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/16/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/23/18
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (17-519) (Connecticut)
  • $0.1346M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Christian Bergman rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/11/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/16/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/7/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 8/4/17
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/12/17
    • DFA by Seattle 8/15/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/16/17
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/28/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 9/1/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/12/16
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/9/14
  • drafted by Colorado 2010 (24-740) (UC-Irvine)
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 2.126

Chase Bradford rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers after being DFA by NY Mets 1/18/18
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/22/17
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (35-1,062) (Central Florida)
  • ML service: 0.087

Ryan Cook rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/17/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2016)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/7/16 (non-guaranteed)
    • salary of $0.3M in minors
    • performance bonuses based on games in majors: $50,000 each for 40, 50 games. $0.1M each for 60, 70 games
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 11/2/16
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Oakland 7/31/15 with $497,267 remaining on contract
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Boston 11/6/15
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 7/20/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/9/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (27-828) (USC)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.086

Chase De Jong rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/18/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from LA Dodgers 3/1/17
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Toronto 7/2/15
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (2-81) (Wilson HS, Long Beach, Calif.)
  • $0.86M signing bonus ($0.6203M slot)
  • ML service: 0.031

Roenis Elias lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/18
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Boston 4/23/18
  • 1 year/$0.5825M (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.558M (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Seattle 12/7/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 3/28/14
  • signed by Seattle 5/3/11 as an amateur free agent from Cuba
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 2.116

Matt Festa rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/14/18
  • drafted by Seattle 2016 (7-207) (East Stroudsburg, Pa.)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($0.2127M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Seth Frankoff rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/14/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/8/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 9/4/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • released by Oakland 3/28/16
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 4/2/16 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Oakland 2010 (27-815) (UNC-Wilmington)
  • ML service: 0.002

David Freitas c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/16/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 8/30/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Atlanta 10/27/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • selected by Chicago Cubs from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Oakland 12/12/13
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 8/3/12
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (15-446) (Hawaii)
  • ML service: 0.033

Max Povse rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/18/17
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Atlanta 11/28/16
  • drafted by Atlanta 2014 (3-102) (UNC-Greensboro)
  • $0.425M signing bonus ($0.5142M slot)
  • ML service: 0.016

Nick Rumbelow rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/6/17
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 11/18/17
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • DFA by NY Yankees 11/18/16, released 11/23/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/22/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (7-224) (LSU)
  • $0.1M signing bonus ($0.1608M slot)
  • ML service: 0.092

Rob Whalen rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 8/3/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Atlanta 11/28/16
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from NY Mets 7/24/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (12-380) (Haines City, HS, Fla.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.095

 

Minor leagues

Dario Alvarez lhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/1/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Chicago Cubs 3/21/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 4/25/18
  • 1 year/$538,790 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/17
    • DFA by Texas 9/1/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/7/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 5/25/16 after being DFA by NY Mets 5/23/16
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Atlanta 7/27/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/15/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 2010-12: Did not play
  • released by Philadelphia 8/18/09
  • signed by Philadelphia 1/8/07 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.066

Shawn Armstrong rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • DFA by Seattle 3/7/18, sent outright to Triple-A 3/8/18
  • 1 year/$0.5357M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Cleveland 12/13/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (18-548) (East Carolina)
  • $0.325M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.166

Braden Bishop of
2018

  • drafted by Seattle 2015 (3-94) (Washington)
  • $0.6077M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Sam Carlson rhp
2018

  • drafted by Seattle 2017 (2-55) (Burnsville HS, Minn.)
  • $2M signing bonus ($1.2069M slot)
  • ML service:

Matt Festa rhp
2018

  • drafted by Seattle 2016 (7-207) (Stroudsburg, Pa.)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($0.2127M slot)
  • ML service:

Ryan Garton rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 8/6/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/26/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/25/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2012 (34-1,052) (Florida Atlantic)
  • ML service: 0.153

Tuffy Gosewisch c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.635M (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta 11/30/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Atlanta 1/25/17
    • DFA by Seattle 8/6/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/10/17
  • 1 year/$0.5152M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from Arizona 11/18/16
  • 1 year/$0.5145M (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/4/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 8/1/13
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 7/31/12
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2005 (11-337) (Arizona State)
  • ML service: 2.171

Hisashi Iwakuma rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$12M (2016), plus 2017-18 vesting options
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/18/15
    • $1M signing bonus (paid in three equal installments 12/31/15, 12/1/16 and 12/1/17)
    • 16:$10M, 17-18:$10M club options ($1M buyout for each)
    • 2017 option guaranteed at $14M with 162 innings in 2016, provided Iwakuma does not end 2016 season with unspecified injury
    • 2018 option guaranteed at $15M with either 162 innings in 2017 or 324 innings in 2016-17, provided Iwakuma does not end 2017 season with unspecified injury
    • may become a free agent upon expiration of contract
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 150, 160, 170, 180, 190 innings
    • full no-trade protection
    • perks: 8 business class airline tickets annually between Japan and U.S., interpreter, trainer with a $100,000 salary
    • Seattle declined 2018 option 11/2/17
  • 2 years/$14M (2013-14), plus 2015 option
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/2/12
    • 13:$6.5M, 14:$6.5M, 15:$7M club option ($1M buyout)
    • may earn additional $1.1M in performance bonuses
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • Seattle made qualifying offer to Iwakuma 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2012)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/5/12
    • additional $3.4M in performance bonuses based on games, IP
  • 1 year/$3.6M (2011)
    • re-signed by Rakuten of Japan after Iwakuma and Oakland failed to reach agreement on a contract (Oakland had won negotiating rights with Iwakuma with a $19.1M bid after he was posted at the end of the 2010 season)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 6.000

Junior Lake lf-cf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5202M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 4/1/16
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/24/16
    • DFA by Toronto 7/25/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/31/16
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/10/16
    • DFA by Toronto 8/16/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/19/16
  • 1 year/$0.524M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 12/18/15 after being DFA by Baltimore 12/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 2008 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 2.018

Kyle Lewis of
2018

  • drafted by Seattle 2016 (1-11) (Mercer)
  • $3.2867M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Pat Light rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 2/8/17 after being DFA by Minnesota 2/6/17
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 6/17/17 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 6/10/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 6/28/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Boston 8/1/16
  • drafted by Boston 2012 (1s-37) (Monmouth)
  • $1M signing bonus ($1.3943M slot)
  • agent: Jeff Randazzo
  • ML service: 0.054 (through 2016)

Tyler Matzek lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/17/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (1-11) (Capistrano Valley HS, Mission Viejo, Calif.)
  • signed 8/17/09, $3.9M signing bonus
  • agent: Greg Genske, Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 1.019

Danny Muno 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 2/20/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Detroit 3/28/17
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 5/11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • released by NY Mets 6/16
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 7/2/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago White Sox 8/17/16
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 8/19/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/17/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 8/31/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (8-252) (Fresno State)
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.044 (through 2016)

Kirk Nieuwenhuis of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 4/21/17, sent outright to Triple-A 4/23/17
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 7/29/17
    • DFA by Milwaukee 7/31/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/17
  • 1 year/$0.514M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year/$525,415 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 5/27/15 after being DFA by NY Mets 5/19/15
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 6/13/15 after being DFA by LA Angels 6/10/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 6/15/15
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/6/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from NY Mets 12/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$498,124 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • drafted by NY Mets 2008 (3-100) (Azusa Pacific)
  • $0.36M signing bonus
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 3.140 

Williams Perez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 2/23/18
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 6/5/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/4/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$511,250 (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
    • released by Atlanta 12/8/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
  • signed by Atlanta 1/12/09 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.140

Cameron Perkins of-1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Philadelphia 12/11/17
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 4/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/20/17
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2012 (6-218) (Purdue)
  • $0.1529M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.086

Juan Querecuto ss
2018

  • signed by Seattle 7/17 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.225M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Joe Rizzo 3b
2018

  • drafted by Seattle 2016 (2-50) (Oakton HS, Vienna, Va.)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($1.2521M slot)
  • ML service:

Julio Rodriguez of
2018

  • signed by Seattle 7/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.75M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Cameron Rupp c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.05M (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/10/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Philadelphia 3/25/18, released 3/26/18 (due 45 days’ pay, $495,968)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 4/3/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 6/1/18 (exercised right to opt out of contract)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 6/5/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Minnesota 7/11/18
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/16/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.565M (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.518M (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.508M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/3/13
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2010 (3-108) (Texas)
  • $0.287M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 3.089

Josh Smith rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/15/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/6/17 (elected free agency)
  • 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

Zach Vincej ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/1/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Cincinnati 11/3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 11/7/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2012 (37-1,132) (Pepperdine)
  • ML service: 0.031

Art Warren rhp
2018

  • drafted by Seattle 2015 (23-695) (Ashland, Ohio)
  • ML service:

Jayson Werth rf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/27/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 7 years/$126M (2011-17)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/6/10
    • $4M signing bonus (paid January 2011-2012)
    • 11:$10M, 12:$13M, 13:$16M, 14:$20M, 15:$21M, 16:$21M, 17:$21M
    • award bonus: $0.5M for MVP ($0.2M for 2nd-5th in MVP vote). $1M for second MVP. $1.5M for third and any subsequent MVP
    • full no-trade clause
    • 10/15/15: Phillies, Werth agree to defer $10M of his 2016 salary at 5 percent interest, to be paid in 2018
  • 2 years/$10M (2009-10)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/21/09 (avoided arbitration, $4M-$3M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 09:$2M, 10:$7M
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 500, 600 PAs
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2008)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/7/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 400, 450 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2007)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/06 ($0.4M guaranteed)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 300, 400, 500 PAs
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.355M (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/06
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/06
  • 1 year/$0.337M (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/05 (split contract, $0.244M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.303M (2004)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/04 (split contract, $121,100 in minors)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Toronto 3/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/03
  • 1 year (2002)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/02
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Baltimore 12/00
  • drafted by Baltimore 1997 (1-22) (Glenwood HS, Chatham, Ill.)
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Jeff Borris)
  • ML service: 14.102

Evan White 1b
2018

  • drafted by Seattle 2017 (1-17) (Kentucky)
  • $3.125M signing bonus ($3.3332M slot)
  • ML service: