Chicago White Sox

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

Jerry Reinsdorf Owner
1981 -

  • Jerry Reinsdorf, 1981 -
    • a group led by Reinsdorf bought the White Sox for $19M in 1981
  • Bill Veeck, 1975-1981
    • Veeck purchased the team from John Allyn for $9.75M in 1975
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.5 billion in April, 2018.
WHITE SOX PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $ 71,217,000 $ ()
2017 $ 97,823,271 $100,877,540 (26)
2016 $114,498,667 $132,603,810 (16)
2015 $118,619,378 $120,366,643 (16)
2014 $ 90,062,659 $ 92,472,106 (22)
2013 $118,914,500 $116,740,909 (12)
2012 $ 97,669,500 $101,763,212 (12)
2011 $127,789,000 $125,814,762 ( 7)
2010 $103,080,000 $112,197,078 ( 8)
2009 $ 96,068,500 $105,287,384 (10)
2008 $121,189,332 $113,641,026 ( 9)
2007 $108,671,833 $100,189,832 (10)
2006 $102,750,667 $ 96,913,615 ( 9)
2005 $ 75,178,000 $ 73,162,000 (13)
2004 $ 65,212,500 $ 64,615,141 (17)
2003 $ 51,010,000 $ 71,336,029 (17)
2002 $ 57,052,833 $ 54,534,084 (19)
2001 $ 65,628,667 $ 62,858,544 (17)
2000 $ 31,200,000 $ 35,677,812 (24)
  • 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.

Ken Williams Executive Vice President
2017 -

  • 2017 -
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox during summer of 2017
  • 5 years (2005-09)
    • hired as Senior VP/General Manager 10/2000
    • deal rolls over each year, paying 1 year of severance if terminated
    • promoted to Executive Vice President 10/26/12
  • VP, Player Development, 1997-2000

Rick Hahn Senior VP/General Manager
2017 -

  • 2017 -
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox during summer of 2017
  • 2013 –
    • promoted to Senior VP/General Manager 10/26/12
    • VP, Assistant GM, 2007-12
    • Assistant GM, 2003-06
    • Director, Major League Administration, 2001-02
  • Assistant GM Jeremy Haber
  • Director of Amateur Scouting Nick Hostetler
  • Director of Player Development Chris Getz
  • Senior Director of Baseball Operations Dan Fabian

Rick Renteria Manager
3 years/$3.6M (2017-19)

  • 3 years/$3.6M (2017-19)
    • promoted to manager by Chicago White Sox 10/3/16
    • 17:$1.1M, 18:$1.2M, 19:$1.3M
  • 2016: bench coach, Chicago White Sox
  • Chicago Cubs, 2014
    • 3 years (2014-16), plus 2017-18 club options
      • hired as manager by Chicago Cubs 11/7/13
      • fired as manager by Chicago Cubs 10/31/14
  • former manager Robin Ventura
    • 2 years (2015-16)
      • signed multi-year extension 1/24/14
      • resigned as Chicago White Sox manager 10/2/16
    • 3 years (2012-14)
      • promoted by Chicago White Sox to manager from special advisor
      • signed three-year contract 10/6/11

James Shields rhp
4 years/$75M (2015-18), plus 2019 option

  • 4 years/$75M (2015-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/11/15
    • 15:$10M, 16:$21M, 17:$21M, 18:$21M, 19:$16M club option ($2M buyout)
    • perks: hotel suite on road
    • deal does not include no-trade clause, but Shields may opt out of contract after 2016 season (no later than 3 days after World Series)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from San Diego 6/4/16 with $57,770,491 remaining on contract (Padres to pay $30,770,491, with White Sox responsible for $27M — $5M in 2016 and, if Shields does not opt out, $10M each in 2017 and 2018 and the $2M buyout)
  • 4 years/$11.25M (2008-11), plus 2012-14 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 1/23/08
    • 08:$1M, 09:$1.5M, 10:$2.5M, 11:$4.25M, 12:$7M club option ($2M buyout), 13:$9M club option ($1.5M buyout), 14:$12M club option ($1M buyout)
    • value of 2012-14 club options may increase package to $38M
    • performance bonuses based on innings pitched, starts, and Cy Young voting may increase package to $44M
    • assignment bonus of $0.75M if traded
    • Tampa Bay exercised $7M option for 2012 10/31/11
    • 2012 salary increased by $0.5M to $7.5M with top 5 finish in 2011 Cy Young vote
    • 2013 option increased by $1.25M to $10.25M with escalators
    • 2014 option increased to about $13.5M with escalators
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2013 option at $10.25M 10/30/12
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Tampa Bay 12/9/12
    • Kansas City exercised $13.5M option for 2014 10/30/13
    • Kansas City made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.3949M (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/05
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2000 (16-466) (Hart HS, Newhall, Calif.)
  • agent: PSI Sports Management
  • ML service: 11.125

Jose Abreu 1b
1 year/$13M (2018)

  • 1 year/$13M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$10.825M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/17/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 6 years/$68M (2014-19)
    • signed as a free agent from Cuba by Chicago White Sox 10/29/13
    • $10M signing bonus
    • 14:$7M, 15:$7M, 16:$10M, 17:$10.5M, 18:$11.5M, 19:$12M
    • award bonuses, including $15,000 for All-Star selection
    • once eligible, may opt in to arbitration and out of remaining guaranteed salaries
    • at signing, largest-ever contract for an international free agent
    • Abreu exercised right to opt in to arbitration 11/14/16
  • agent: ISE Baseball (left Praver Shapiro 5/15)
  • ML service: 4.000

Joakim Soria rhp
3 years/$25M (2016-18), plus 2019 option

  • 3 years/$25M (2016-18), plus 2019 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/10/15
    • 16:$7M, 17:$8M, 18:$9M, 19:$10M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 90 innings and each additional five IP through 185. $0.1M each for 14 starts and each additional start through 20. $0.1M each for 22, 24, 26 starts
    • 2017 performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 130 IP and each additional five IP through 200. $0.25M each for 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 starts
    • if option is exercised, performance bonuses carry over to 2019
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Kansas City 1/4/18 (Royals pay $1M to White Sox as part of the deal)
  • 2 years/$8M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/3/12
    • 13:$2M, 14:$5.5M, 15:$7M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2014 salary increases based on 2013 games finished: $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 60, 65, 70 GF
    • 2015 option increases by $1M to $8M and buyout increases by $0.25M to $0.75M with 55 GF in 2014 OR 100 GF in 2013-14
    • roster bonus: $0.5M for 1 day on 2013 active roster
    • 2013 performance bonuses: $0.1M for 30 games pitched. $50,000 for 35 games pitched. $75,000 each for 40, 45, 50, 55 games pitched. $0.1M each for 60, 65 games pitched. $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 GF
    • 2014 performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25 GF. $0.15M each for 30, 35, 40 GF. $0.2M each for 45, 50 GF. $0.25M for 60 GF.
    • 2015 performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 45, 50, 55, 60 GF
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Texas 7/22/14
    • Detroit exercised 2015 option 10/31/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Detroit 7/30/15 with $2,524,590 remaining on contract
  • 3 years/$8.75M (2009-11), plus 2012-14 club options
    • signed extension with Kansas City 5/17/08
    • 09:$1M, 10:$3M, 11:$4M, 12:$6M club option, 13:$8M club option, 14:$8.75M club option ($0.75M buyout for each option)
    • escalators based on IP (as starter) or games finished (as reliever)
    • 2012 option guaranteed at $6M with 55 games in 2011 or 110 games in 2010-11
    • 2012 option guaranteed at $6.5M with 400 IP in 2010-11
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 6 clubs: NY Yankees, Boston, Philadelphia, LA Dodgers, Colorado, Atlanta) (list originally included Detroit, St. Louis, Chicago Cubs)
    • Kansas City exercised $6M option for 2012 10/31/11
    • Kansas City declined 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.4265M (2008)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/08 (split contract)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • selected by Kansas City from San Diego in Rule 5 draft 12/06
    • signed by Kansas City 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • signed by San Diego as a minor-league free agent 12/20/05
  • 1 year (2005)
    • released by LA Dodgers 10/12/04
    • signed for 2005 with Mexico City of Mexican League
  • signed by LA Dodgers 10/31/01 as amateur free agent from Mexico
  • agent: Oscar Suarez
  • ML service: 11.000

Welington Castillo c
2 years/$15M (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$15M (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/1/17
    • 18:$7.25M, 19:$7.25M, 20:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • placed on restricted list 5/25/18 after 80-game suspension for positive PED test (to miss 91 calendar days, barring rainouts, forfeiting $3,547,043 in salary)
  • 1 year/$6M (2017), plus 2018 player option
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/16
    • 17:$6M, 18:$7M player option
    • Castillo declined 2017 option 11/17
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Arizona 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago Cubs 5/19/15
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Seattle 6/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 12/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.009

Avisail Garcia rf
2018

  • 2018
    • arbitration-eligible ($6.7M-$5.85M)
  • 1 year/$3M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.523M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in three-way trade from Detroit 7/30/13 (Jake Peavy deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/14/12
  • signed by Detroit 2007 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Gene Mato
  • ML service: 4.167

Miguel Gonzalez rhp
1 year/$4.75M (2018)

  • 1 year/$4.75M (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/11/18
  • 1 year/$5.9M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/31/17
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Baltimore 3/30/16 (due 45 days’ salary, $1,254,098)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/25/16
  • 1 year/$3.275M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/4/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.95M-$2.5M)
    • performance bonuses: $12,500 each for 160, 185 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$0.529M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/28/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/29/12
  • released by Boston 12/10/11
  • selected by Boston from LA Angels in Rule 5 draft 12/11/08
  • signed 2004 by LA Angels as an amateur free agent (Los Angeles Mission JC)
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 6.084

Nate Jones rhp
3 years/$8M (2016-18), plus 2019-21 options

  • 3 years/$8M (2016-18), plus 2019-21 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/18/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • 16:$0.9M, 17:$1.9M, 18:$3.95M, 19: club option at Major League mininum salary, 20:$3.75M club option, 21:$4.25M club option
    • buyout of $1.25M if an option is declined
    • if Jones does not need right elbow surgery by end of 2018 season, options increase to $4.65M in 2019, $5.15M in 2020 and 2021 becomes a $6M mutual option
    • 2017-18 salaries increase $0.5M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished in the immediately preceding season
    • 2019 salaries increase $0.1M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 GF in 2018 and $0.125M each for 55, 60 GF
    • 2020-21 salaries increase $0.125M each for 30, 35, 40, 45 GF in the immediately preceding season, $0.15M each for 50, 55 GF and $0.2M for 60 GF
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/19/10
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2007 (5-179) (Northern Kentucky)
  • agent: Joe Speed
  • ML service: 6.000

Luis Avilan lhp
1 year/$2.45M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.45M (2018)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from LA Dodgers 1/4/18 (Dodgers pay White Sox $2M as part of the deal)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.39M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 7/7/16 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2015)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 7/30/15
  • 1 year/$0.521M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year/$491,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 2012
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/16/11
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • signed by Atlanta 2008 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: SPS Sports Group
  • ML service: 4.146

Yolmer Sanchez 2b
1 year/$2.35M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.35M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Chicago White Sox 2/7/18 ($2.35M-$2.1M)
  • 1 year/$0.546M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/13
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 2009 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 2.134

Carlos Rodon lhp
1 year/$2.3M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year/$0.518M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/20/15
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2014 (1-3) (NC State)
  • $6.582M signing bonus ($5.7215M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.168

Hector Santiago lhp
1 year/$2M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/14/18 as a free agent (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 3/28/18
  • 1 year/$8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/8/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA Angels 8/1/16, with Twins paying Angels $6,371,585 in cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.29M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2014)
    • signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • acquired by LA Angels in three-way trade from Arizona / Chicago White Sox 12/10/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 6/26/11
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2006 (30-915) (Northwest Florida State College)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 6.016

Leury Garcia 3b-of
1 year/$1.175M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.175M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5465M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5055M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Texas 8/11/13 (player to be named in 8/9/13 Alex Rios deal)
  • signed by Texas 12/07 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 3.025

Danny Farquhar rhp
1 year/$1.05M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.05M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/1/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/29/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/3/17
    • released by Tampa Bay 7/20/17
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 7/24/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/19/17
  • 1 year/$0.527M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 5/15/16 (optional assignment 5/16/16)
  • 1 year/$0.527M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$0.5108M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/17/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 6/9/12 after DFA by Toronto 6/2/12
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 6/26/12 after being DFA by Oakland 6/24/12
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/29/12, sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/12 
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 7/23/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/17/10
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Oakland 4/18/11
    • contract purchased by Toronto 9/6/11
  • drafted by Toronto 2008 (10-309) (Louisiana-Lafayette)
  • $0.1125M signing bonus
  • agent: Sparta Group
  • ML service: 3.135

Tim Anderson ss
6 years/$25M (2017-22), plus 2023, 2024 options

  • 6 years/$25M (2017-22), plus 2023, 2024 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/21/17, replacing one-year contract signed 3/17
    • 17:$0.85M, 18:$1M, 19:$1.4M, 20:$4M, 21:$7.25M, 22:$9.5M, 23:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout), 24:$14M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 6/9/16
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2013 (1-17) (East Central CC, Miss.)
  • $2.164M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 1.115

Chris Volstad rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/12/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/16/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/8/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/4/17 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/19/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 3/12/16
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 3/24/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/28/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/24/15
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 6/28/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Doosan Bears of Korea 12/28/13
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 7/18/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2013)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/20/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract purchased by Colorado 3/29/13
    • DFA by Colorado 6/20/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$2.655M (2012)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Miami 1/5/12
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from Chicago Cubs 10/26/12
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/20/12, elected free agency 11/28/12
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Florida 7/6/08
  • drafted by Florida 2005 (1-16) (Palm Beach Gardens HS)
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • agents: Moye Sports
  • ML service: 4.077

Bruce Rondon rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/8/18
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/15/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Detroit 12/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/5/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/18/13
  • signed by Detroit 9/12/07 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 3.098

Matt Davidson 3b
1 year/$0.57M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.57M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year/$0.5365M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/11/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Arizona 12/16/13
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (1s-35) (Yucaipa HS, Calif.)
  • $0.9M signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 1.145

Omar Narvaez c
1 year/$0.56M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.56M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/6/16
  • selected by Chicago White Sox from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft (minor-league phase) 12/12/13
  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/4/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.089

Kevan Smith c
1 year/$0.56M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.56M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 2/10/17
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/13/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (7-231) (Pitt)
  • $60,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 1.043

Gregory Infante rhp
1 year/$0.558M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.558M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 16
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/15/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/16/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 7/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
    • released by Chicago White Sox 8/30/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 9/1/10
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 5/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.166

Juan Minaya rhp
1 year/$0.558M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.558M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 6/22/16 after being DFA by Houston 6/14/16
  • signed by Houston 9/3/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.002

Lucas Giolito rhp
1 year/$0.555M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.555M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Washington 12/7/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/28/16
  • drafted by Washington 2012 (1-16) (Harvard-Westlake HS, Studio City, Calif.)
  • $2.925M signing bonus ($2.125M slot)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 0.080

Reynaldo Lopez rhp
1 year/$0.555M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.555M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Washington 12/7/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/19/16
  • signed by Washington 6/21/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $17,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.096

Yoan Moncada 2b-3b
1 year/$0.555M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.555M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Boston 12/6/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Boston 9/2/16
  • signed by Boston 2/23/15 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $31.5M signing bonus (international record) to be paid over three years
  • agent: David Hastings
  • ML service: 0.106

Nick Delmonico 1b
1 year/$0.553M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.553M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/1/17
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by Milwaukee 2/6/15
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Baltimore 7/23/13
  • drafted by Baltimore 2011 (Farragut HS, Knoxville, Tenn.)
  • $1.525M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.062

Adam Engel of
1 year/$0.552M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.552M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2013 (19-573) (Louisville)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.118

Carson Fulmer rhp
1 year/$0.552M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.552M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/15/16
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2015 (1-8) (Vanderbilt)
  • $3.4706M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.065

Aaron Bummer lhp
1 year/$0.549M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.549M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/27/17
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2014 (19-558) (Nebraska)
  • ML service: 0.067

Micker Adolfo of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Luis Alexander of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/18
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Boston 12/6/16
  • signed by Boston 8/26/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.45M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Chris Beck rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/23/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 11/20/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/9/15
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2012 (2-76) (Georgia Southern)
  • $0.6M signing bonus ($0.67M slot)
  • ML service: 1.062

Ian Clarkin lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/18
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from NY Yankees 7/18/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (1-33) (Madison HS, San Diego)
  • $1.6501M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan Cordell of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Milwaukee 7/26/17
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 9/5/16 (player to be named later in 8/1/16 Lucroy deal)
  • drafted by Texas 2013 (11-340) (Liberty)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Dylan Covey rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/29/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • selected by Chicago White Sox from Oakland in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 2/18/18
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (4-131) (San Diego)
  • $0.37M signing bonus ($0.3823M slot)
  • ML service: 1.000

Jace Fry lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/5/17
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2014 (3-77) (Oregon State)
  • $0.76M signing bonus ($0.726M slot)
  • ML service: 0.027

Dustin Garneau c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 5/24/18 after being DFA by Oakland 5/21/18
  • 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

Alfredo Gonzalez c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/24/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 7/2/16 after being DFA by Houston 6/25/16
  • signed by Houston 7/21/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Eloy Jimenez of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/18
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/13/17
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 8/1/13 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $2.8M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Daniel Palka of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Minnesota 11/3/17
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Arizona 11/10/15
  • drafted by Arizona 2013 (3-88) (Georgia Tech)
  • $0.55M signing bonus ($0.6026 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ricardo Pinto rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 3/28/18 after being DFA by Philadelphia 3/25/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • signed by Philadelphia 12/28/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.087

Jose Rondon ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 1/10/18 after being DFA by San Diego 1/6/18
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/15
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from LA Angels 7/18/14
  • signed by LA Angels 7/13/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.013

Trayce Thompson of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 4/3/18 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 3/27/18
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from NY Yankees 4/5/18
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 4/19/18 after being DFA by Oakland 4/17/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/16/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (2-61) (Santa Margarita Catholic HS, Calif.)
  • $0.625M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 1.124

Charlie Tilson of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year/$0.536M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/15
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from St. Louis 7/31/16
  • drafted by St. Louis 2011 (2-79) (New Trier HS, Winnestka, Ill.)
  • $1.275M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 1.062

Thyago Vieira rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018_
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Seattle 11/16/17
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • signed by Seattle 9/21/10 as an amateur free agent from Brazil
  • ML service: 0.002

 

Minor-league contracts

Dean Anna 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/24/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/21/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
    • DFA by St. Louis 9/4/16, released 9/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/11/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 7/5/14 after being DFA by NY Yankees 7/3/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/3/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/14
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Diego 11/20/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (26-795) (Ball State)
  • agent:
  • ML service: 0.031

Jake Burger 3b
2018

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2017 (1-11) (Missouri State)
  • $3.7M signing bonus ($4.1992M slot)
  • ML service:

Dylan Cease rhp
2018

  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/13/17
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2014 (6-169) (Milton HS, Ga.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($0.2695M slot)
  • ML service:

Xavier Cedeno lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/26/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.05M in majors)
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$0.5241M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5165M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 4/22/15 after being DFA by Washington 4/14/15
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 4/27/15 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 4/24/15
  • 1 year/$0.5078M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year/$0.4959M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • claimed by Washington off waivers 4/23/13 after being DFA by Houston 4/18/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 10/24/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Houston 5/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Houston 9/11/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/5/11
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (31-920) (Miami-Dade College)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 4.060

Zack Collins c
2018

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2016 (1-10) (Miami)
  • $3.3806M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Todd Cunningham of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/7/17 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Pittsburgh 4/27/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/18/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from St. Louis 7/10/17
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 4/2/16
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/11/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/18/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/6/16
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/6/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/26/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/29/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers from Atlanta 10/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/30/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (2-53) (Jacksonville State)
  • $0.6741M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 0.115

Dane Dunning rhp
2018

  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Washington 12/7/16
  • drafted by Washington 2016 (1-29) (Florida)
  • $2M signing bonus ($2.0346M slot)
  • ML service:

Jake Elmore 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/10/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/8/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/28/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/28/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/5/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Cincinnati 11/7/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 1/29/15 (elected free agency)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/9/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/22/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.5055M (2014)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 2/27/14 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 2/26/14
    • signed by Oakland 3/14
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 8/2/14 after being DFA by Oakland 7/31/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Houston 11/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/11/12
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Arizona 11/1/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (34-1,038) (Arizona State)
  • ML service: 2.095

Johnny Giavotella 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/28/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Miami 5/2/18
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 5/14/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/1/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.1M in majors
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 3/27/17
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/6/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 8/1/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 8/20/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/28/16
  • 1 year/$508,575 (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$516,250 (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • 1 year/$508,575 (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/1/14
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 12/19/14 after being DFA by Kansas City 12/18/14
  • 1 year/$0.494M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$483,600 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/24/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 8/5/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2008 (2-47) (New Orleans)
  • signed 6/08 $0.787M signing bonus
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 3.060

Casey Gillaspie 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 4/26/18
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Tampa Bay 7/27/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2014 (1-20) (Wichita State)
  • $2.0355M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jeanmar Gomez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/31/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Philadelphia 6/20/17, released 6/23/17
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/9/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Milwaukee 8/7/17 (exercised opt-out)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 8/12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 8/26/17
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2015)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/8/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.8M in majors)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/4/15
  • 1 year/$0.5145M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 10/25/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 1/9/13 after being DFA by Cleveland 1/2/13
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.4827M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • signed by Cleveland 2005 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 5.146

Alec Hansen rhp
2018

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2016 (2-49) (Oklahoma)
  • $1.25M signing bonus ($1.2845M slot)
  • ML service:

T.J. House lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/15/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/19/17
    • DFA by Toronto 8/27/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/29/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
    • DFA by Cleveland 9/20/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/27/16
  • 1 year/$0.5119M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (16-501) (Picayune Memorial HS, Miss.)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.131

Michael Kopech rhp
2018

  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Boston 12/6/16
  • drafted by Boston 2014 (1-33) (Mount Pleasant HS, Texas)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1.678M slot)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service:

Jacob May of
2018

  • 2018
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 1/11/18, sent outright to Triple-A 1/18/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2013 (3-91) (Coastal Carolina)
  • $0.525M signing bonus ($0.5754M slot)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 0.030

Alex Presley cf-lf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/19/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.1M in majors and 5/15/18 opt-out date)
    • released by Baltimore 5/16/18
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 5/23/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/19/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 5/28/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/2/17 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 4/21/16
    • DFA by Milwaukee 6/28/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/16 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 7/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 8/18/16
    • DFA by Detroit 8/27/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/29/16
  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 11/18/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Houston 4/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/8/15
    • contract selected by Houston 7/2/15
    • DFA by Houston 7/18/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/24/15
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14 
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Minnesota 3/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Pittsburgh 8/31/13 
  • 1 year/$0.484M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/8/10
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2006 (8-230) (Mississippi)
  • $95,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Sports Pro Services
  • ML service: 4.055

Luis Robert of
2018

  • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent from Cuba 5/20/17
  • $26M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Robbie Ross lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 3/4/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.825M (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/2/17 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/29/16 (avoided arbitration, $1.325M-$1.075M)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 60 games or 60 innings
  • 1 year/$0.5665M (2015)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Texas 1/27/15
    • signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$512,745 (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
  • 1 year/$0.4974M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 4/4/12
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (2-57) (Lexington Christian, Ky.)
  • signed 8/15/08, $1.575M signing bonus
  • agent: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 5.098

Jose Ruiz rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/18/16
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 12/22/17 after being DFA by San Diego 12/15/17
  • signed by San Diego 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.002

Blake Rutherford of
2018

  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from NY Yankees 7/18/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2016 (1-18) (Chaminade Prep, Canoga Park, Calif.)
  • $3.282M signing bonus ($2.4416M slot)
  • ML service:

Michael Saunders lf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/23/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • released by Kansas City 3/24/18
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 4/2/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 5/15/18 (exercised right to opt out)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 5/21/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$9M (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/16/17
    • 17:$8M, 18:$10.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2018 option may increase based on 2017 performance: $0.5M each for All-Star or 560 plate appearances. $0.75M each for top 10 finish in MVP vote or 600 PAs
    • DFA by Philadelphia 6/20/17, released 6/23/17
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 6/28/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.9M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.875M (2015)
    • signed by Toronto 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/15/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn $75,000 in performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Seattle 12/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5126M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/19/13
  • 1 year/$0.4891M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 7/25/09
  • drafted by Seattle 2004 (11-333) (Tallahassee CC, Fla.)
  • $237,500 signing bonus (draft and follow)
  • agent: Meister Sports (previously Michael McCann)
  • ML service: 7.080

Rob Scahill rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 1/18 as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 1/31/17, sent outright to Triple-A 2/6/17
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/1/17
    • DFA by Milwaukee 6/13/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/15/17
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/30/17
    • DFA by Milwaukee 7/23/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/31/17
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 7/12/16 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 7/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/11/14 after being DFA by Colorado 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/6/12
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (8-241) (Bradley)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • agent: Marc Kligman
  • ML service: 2.139

Gavin Sheets 1b
2018

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2017 (2-39) (Wake Forest)
  • $2M signing bonus ($1.3922M slot)
  • ML service: