Cleveland Indians

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

Lawrence Dolan bought the Indians for $323M in 2000. Chairman
& CEO Paul Dolan was selected as club control person 1/10/13. In August, 2016, John Sherman bought a minority stake in the club in a transaction valuing the club at $800M.

Forbes magazine valued the club at $920M in April, 2017.

INDIANS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2017 $124,116,166 $ ( )
2016 $ 96,304,400 $117,561,917 (21)
2015 $ 87,997,101 $ 86,962,179 (25)
2014 $ 85,416,235 $ 83,697,546 (26)
2013 $ 80,605,733 $ 88,964,754 (21)
2012 $ 65,430,300 $ 69,172,878 (25)
2011 $ 49,426,567 $ 53,533,393 (26)
2010 $ 61,453,967 $ 60,500,460 (27)
2009 $ 81,579,166 $ 77,192,253 (21)
2008 $ 78,970,066 $ 78,663,582 (20)
2007 $ 61,673,267 $ 71,887,236 (22)
2006 $ 56,031,500 $ 52,414,602 (26)
2005 $ 41,502,500 $ 40,684,100 (26)
2004 $ 34,319,300 $ 42,642,627 (26)
2003 $ 48,584,834 $ 58,108,824 (24)
2002 $ 78,909,499 $ 74,888,365 (12)
2001 $ 93,360,000 $ 95,303,917 ( 4)
2000 $ 76,500,000 $ 78,388,987 ( 5)
  • 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.

Chris Antonetti President of Baseball Operations
2016 -

  • 2016 -
    • promoted to President of Baseball Operations by Cleveland 10/6/15
  • 2013 -
    • signed extension with Cleveland
  • 5 years (2008-12)
    • signed extension with Cleveland as VP, Baseball Operations 3/07 (deal extended beyond 2012)
    • selected as GM (effective after 2010 season) 2/18/10
  • former President Mark Shapiro
    • 5 years (2008-12)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 3/07
      • deal later extended through 2013
      • selected as President (effective after 2010 season) 2/18/10
      • to resign after 2015 season (hired as President & CEO, Toronto)
    • 2 years (2006-07)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 12/04
    • 4 years (2002-05)
      • promoted to GM by Cleveland 11/01, replacing John Hart

Mike Chernoff General Manager
2016 -

  • 2016 -
    • promoted to General Manager by Cleveland 10/6/15
  • 2011-15
    • Assistant General Manager
  • Assistant GM / Director, Player Development Carter Hawkins
  • Assistant GM / Director, Baseball Operations Matt Forman
  • VP, Scouting Operations John Mirabelli
  • Director, Amateur Scouting Brad Grant
  • Director, Pro Scouting Paul Gillespie

Terry Francona Manager
2 years (2017-18), plus 2019-20 club options

  • 2 years (2017-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 11/4/14
    • Cleveland exercised 2019-20 options 11/4/16
  • 4 years (2013-16)
    • hired as manager by Cleveland 10/8/12
    • Boston, 2004-11
      • 3 years/$12M (2009-11), plus 2012, 2013 options
        • signed extension with Boston 2/24/08
        • 09:$3.5M, 10:$3.75M, 11:$4M, 12:$4.25M club option, 13:$4.5M club option ($0.75M buyouts for each option)
        • Boston declined to exercise options after 2011 season
      • 2 years/$4.05M (2007-08)
        • signed extension with Boston 3/06
        • 07:$1.65M, 08:$1.75M
      • 3 years/$1.65M (2004-06)
        • hired by Boston 12/03, replacing Grady Little
        • 04:$0.5M, 05:$0.55M, 06:$0.6M
        • earned additional 2006 bonus of $0.65M
    • Philadelphia, 1997-2000
  • former manager Manny Acta
    • 3 years (2010-12), plus 2013 club option
      • hired by Cleveland 10/25/09, replacing Eric Wedge
      • Cleveland exercised 2013 option 9/29/11
      • fired by Cleveland 9/27/12 (replaced by Sandy Alomar Jr. on interim basis)

 

Edwin Encarnacion 1b-dh
3 years/$60M (2017-19), plus 2020 option

  • 3 years/$60M (2017-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/5/17
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 17:$13M, 18:$17M, 19:$20M, 21:$20M club option ($5M buyout)
    • annual bonuses based on home attendance figures: $0.15M each for 2M, 2.15M, 2.30M, 2.50M, 2.75M tickets. $0.25M for 3M tickets.
  • 3 years/$29M (2013-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 7/12/12
    • 13:$8M, 14:$9M, 15:$10M, 16:$10M club option ($2M buyout)
    • Toronto exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
    • Toronto made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (rejected)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2011), plus 2012 club option
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/16/10
    • 11:$2M, 12:$3.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Toronto exercised $3.5M 2012 club option 10/31/11
  • 2 years/$7.6M (2009-10)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/17/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.7M-$2.55)
    • $0.85M signing bonus (due between 3/09 and 11/09)
    • 09:$2M, 10:$4.75M
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 600 PAs
    • award bonuses
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Cincinnati 7/31/09 (Blue Jays paid Reds undisclosed portion of Scott Rolen’s salary as part of deal)
    • DFA by Toronto 6/21/10, sent outright to Triple-A 6/23/10
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/2/10
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Toronto 11/12/10
    • non-tendered by Oakland 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/4/08
  • 1 year/$0.4075M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.3325M (2006)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/03
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Texas 6/15/01
  • drafted by Texas 2000 (9-274) (Manuela Toro Morice HS, Caguas, P.R.)
  • $55,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 12.085

Jason Kipnis 2b
6 years/$52.5M (2014-19), plus 2020 option

  • 6 years/$52.5M (2014-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/4/14, replacing 1-year, $554,900 deal signed 3/10/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$2M, 15:$4M, 16:$6M, 17:$9M, 18:$13.5M, 19:$14.5M, 20:$16.5M club option ($2.5M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.4821M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/22/11
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (2-63) (Arizona State)
  • $0.575M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 6.069

Andrew Miller lhp
4 years/$36M (2015-18)

  • 4 years/$36M (2015-18)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/5/14
    • 15-18:$9M annually
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/16 with $21,098,361 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1,903,125 (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 2/15/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.15M-$1.55M)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Boston 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.04M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/6/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 20, 25 starts
  • 1 year (2011), plus 2012 club option
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/16/10 (minor-league contract)
    • 11: split contract ($1.3M in majors), 12: club option
    • roster, performance bonuses
    • may opt out if not on Major League roster by specified date
    • $3M option for 2012 guaranteed if Boston designates Miller for assignment and another club claims him off waivers
    • contract purchased by Boston 6/19/11
    • Boston declined 2012 option 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$1,790,219 (2010)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/10
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Florida 11/12/10
    • non-tendered by Boston 12/2/10
  • 4 years/$5.4M (2006-09)
    • signed Major League contract with Detroit 8/06
    • $3.55M signing bonus
    • on Major League roster: 08:$1.325M, 09:$1.575M
    • escalators may bring total package to $7.5M, depending on when Miller makes 25-man roster
    • contract guarantees September call-up in 2006
    • Miller may opt out of contract early & go to arbitration
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Detroit 12/4/07
  • drafted by Detroit 2006 (1-6) (North Carolina)
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2003 (3-68) (did not sign)
  • agents: Darek Braunecker, Frontline
  • ML service: 9.062

Michael Brantley lf
4 years/$25M (2014-17), plus 2018 option

  • 4 years/$25M (2014-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 2/10/14 (avoided arbitration, $3.8M-$2.7M)
    • $3.5M signing bonus
    • 14:$1.5M, 15:$5M, 16:$6.5M, 17:$7.5M, 18:$11M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2017 salary increases by $1M with 1-5 finish in 2014-16 MVP vote or by $0.5M with 6-10 finish in 2014-16 MVP vote
    • 2018 option increases by $1M with 1-5 finish in 2014-17 MVP vote or by $0.5M with 6-10 finish in 2014-17 MVP vote
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for All Star
    • Cleveland exercised 2018 option at $11.5M 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5269M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year/$0.4953M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4218M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4008M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 9/1/09
  • acquired in trade from Milwaukee 10/08
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2005 (7-205) (Ft. Pierce Central HS, Fla.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 7.131

Corey Kluber rhp
5 years/$38.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 5 years/$38.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 club options $0.601M (2015)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/5/15, replacing one-year deal for $0.601M signed 3/11/15
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 15:$1M, 16:$4.5M, 17:$7.5M, 18:$10.5M, 19:$13M, 20:$13.5M club option ($1M buyout), 21:$14M club option ($1M buyout)
    • value of options may increase up to $4M each based on finish in 2015-19 Cy Young votes
    • assignment bonus: $1M if traded
    • if traded in 2015-19, new club must exercise or decline both 2020 and 2021 options within 3 days after end of 2019 World Series
    • if traded in 2020, 2021 option converts to a vesting option guaranteed if Kluber has 160 innings pitched in 2020 and is not on the disabled list at the end of the 2020 season
  • 1 year/$0.514M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
    • award bonuses, including $10,000 for Cy Young
  • 1 year/$0.4918M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/31/10
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (7-134) (Stetson)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 5.074

Cody Allen rhp
1 year/$7.35M (2017)

  • 1 year/$7.35M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.15M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5471M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.5154M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • 1 year/$0.4926M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/20/12
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (23-698) (Boone HS, Orlando)
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 5.076

Carlos Carrasco rhp
4 years/$22M (2015-18), plus 2019-20 options

  • 4 years/$22M (2015-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/6/15, expanding one-year contract for $2.3375M signed 1/15/15, avoiding arbitration
    • 15:$2.3375M, 16:$4.5M, 17:$6.5M, 18:$8M, 19:$9M club option ($0.6625M buyout), 20:$9.5M club option ($0.6625M buyout)
    • options may increase $4M each based on finishes in Cy Young vote
  • 1 year/$0.5047M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • renewed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/7/13 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.4885M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4158M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/18/08
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/23/09
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Philadelphia
  • signed by Philadelphia 2003 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.147

Yan Gomes c
6 years/$23M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 6 years/$23M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 3/30/14, replacing 1-year, $0.513M deal signed 3/10/14
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 14:$0.55M, 15:$1M, 16:$2.5M, 17:$4.5M, 18:$5.95M, 19:$7M, 20:$9M club option ($1M buyout), 21:$11M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 5/17/12
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 11/3/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (10-310) (Tennessee / Barry University, Fla.)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports (previously Players Edge Sports Management)
  • ML service: 5.083

Lonnie Chisenhall 3b-rf
1 year/$4.3M (2017)

  • 1 year/$4.3M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.725M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.5108M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.4929M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 6/27/11
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (1-29) (Pitt CC, N.C.)
  • signed 6/08, $1.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Turner Gary Sports
  • ML service: 5.158

Trevor Bauer rhp
1 year/$3.55M (2017)

  • 1 year/$3.55M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.6975M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$1.94M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/16/15
  • 4 years/$4.45M (2011-14)
    • signed Major League contract 7/25/11
    • $3.4M signing bonus
    • 11:$50,000, 12:$333,333, 13:$333,333, 14:$333,334
    • salaries in majors: 11:$0.414M, 12:$0.6M, 13:$1.325M, 14:$1.575M
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Arizona 12/11/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2011 (1-3) (UCLA)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 3.158

Danny Salazar rhp
1 year/$3.4M (2017)

  • 1 year/$3.4M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5362M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5015M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • signed by Cleveland 7/06 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 3.162

Josh Tomlin rhp
2 years/$5.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 option

  • 2 years/$5.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 1/261/16, adding to one-year, $2.25M deal signed 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • 16:$2.25M, 17:$2.5M, 18:$3M club option ($0.75M buyout
    • annual performance bonuses for 2017-18: $0.25M each for 20, 25 starts and 160, 180 innings. $0.5M each for 30 starts, 200 IP
    • Cleveland exercised 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2014)
    • lost arbitration with Cleveland 2/15/14 ($0.975M-$0.8M)
  • 1 year/$0.5018M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year/$0.4945M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/27/10
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (19-581) (Texas Tech)
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 7.033

Brandon Guyer of
2 years/$5M (2017-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$5M (2017-19), plus 2020 club option

    • signed extension with Cleveland 1/18/17 (avoided arbitration, $2.3M-$1.9M)
    • 17:$2M, 18:$2.75M, 19:$3M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • salary increases $0.5M for any season after Guyer wins Gold Glove )
  • 1 year/$1.185M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Tampa Bay 8/1/16 with $401,475 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$0.5158M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.5012M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/19/10
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (5-157) (Virginia)
  • $0.148M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 5.066

Zach McAllister rhp
1 year/$1.825M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.825M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/8/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5204M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5045M (2014)
    • renewed by Cleveland 3/10/14
    • DFA by Cleveland 8/1/14 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.4964M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Yankees 8/22/10 (PTBN in 7/31/10 Austin Kearns deal)
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (3-104) (Illinois Valley Central HS, Chillicothe, Ill.)
  • $0.368M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 5.077

Dan Otero rhp
2 years/$2.5M (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$2.5M (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 12/5/17
    • 18:$1.1M, 19:$1.3M, 20:$1.5M club option ($0.1M buyout)
    • replaced 1 year, $1.3M contract signed 12/1/17, avoiding arbitration
  • 1 year/$1.055M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Oakland 11/3/15
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 12/18/15 after being DFA by Philadelphia 12/12/15
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from San Francisco 3/26/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 3/29/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 3/27/13
    • DFA by Oakland 4/5/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/7/13
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/14/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/19/11
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • drafted by San Francisco 2007 (21-644) (South Florida)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 4.124

Jose Ramirez 3b
5 years/$26M (2017-21), plus 2022-23 options

  • 5 years/$26M (2017-21), plus 2022-23 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 3/25/17, replacing one-year/$0.5714M contract signed 3/17
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 17:$0.5714M, 18:$2.428M, 19:$3.75M, 20:$6.25M, 21:$9M, 22:$11M club option ($2M buyout), 23$13M club option
    • 2022-23 options may increase by $1M each based on performance
  • 1 year/$0.5182M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5113M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/1/13
  • signed by Cleveland 11/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 3.074

Roberto Perez c
4 years/$9M (2017-20), plus 2021-22 options

  • 4 years/$9M (2017-20), plus 2021-22 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/2/17, replacing one-year, $0.5423M contract signed 3/17
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 17:$0.55M, 18:$1.5M, 19:$2.5M, 20:$3.5M, 21:$5.5M club option ($0.45M buyout), 22:$7M club option ($0.45M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.5158M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5086M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/8/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (33-1,011) (Lake City CC, Fla.)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 3.083

Francisco Lindor ss
1 year/$0.5793M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5793M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/17
  • 1 year/$0.5403M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 6/14/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (1-8) (Montverde Academy)
  • $2.9M signing bonus (club record for a position player)
  • agent: SportsMeter 
  • ML service: 2.113

Tyler Naquin of
1 year/$0.5648M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5648M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2012 (1-15) (Texas A&M)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($2.25M slot)
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service: 1.033

Abraham Almonte of
1 year/$0.825M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.825M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 12/1/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5442M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • placed on restricted list 2/26/16 (positive PED test)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5103M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$0.5019M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Seattle 7/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 2/13/13
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/30/13
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/05 a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 3.052

Cody Anderson rhp
1 year/$0.5391M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5391M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5114M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (14-428) (Feather River JC, Calif.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.017

Rob Refsnyder 2b
2018

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

Bradley Zimmer of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/16/17
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (1-21) (San Francisco)
  • $1.9M signing bonus ($2.0081M slot)
  • ML service: 0.139

Shawn Armstrong rhp
1 year/$0.5357M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5357M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 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

Yandy Diaz 3b
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/30/17
  • signed by Cleveland 9/20/13 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.068

Greg Allen of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/1/17
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (6-188) (San Diego State)
  • $0.2M signing bonus ($0.2243M slot)
  • ML service: 0.031

Willi Castro ss
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
  • signed by Cleveland 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Yu-Cheng Chang ss
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
  • signed by Cleveland 6/3/13 as an amateur free agent from Taiwan
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Mike Clevinger rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Angels 8/7/14
  • drafted by LA Angels 2011 (4-135) (Seminole State JC, Fla.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: BBI Sports
  • ML service: 1.041

Erik Gonzalez 3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • signed by Cleveland 8/26/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.007

Nick Goody rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 12/20/16 after being DFA by NY Yankees 12/15/16
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/25/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (6-217) (LSU)
  • $0.14M signing bonus ($0.1544M slot)
  • ML service: 1.159

Eric Haase c
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/6/17
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (7-218) (Divine Child HS, Dearborn, Mich.)
  • $0.58M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Francisco Mejia c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • signed by Cleveland as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic 7/2/12
  • ML service: 0.031

Ryan Merritt lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Clevealnd 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (16-488) (McLennan CC, Texas)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.075

Julian Merryweather rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (5-158) (Oklahoma Baptist)
  • $20,000 signing bonus ($0.2996M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Shawn Morimando lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (19-578) (Ocean Lakes HS, Virginia Beach, Va.)
  • $0.35M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.033

Tyler Olson lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/21/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 1/12/16 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 1/6/16
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers 6/14/16 after being DFA by NY Yankees 6/7/16
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 7/9/16 after being DFA by Kansas City 7/5/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 8/14/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Seattle 4/5/15
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 12/18/15 after being DFA by Seattle 12/16/15
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (7-207) (Gonzaga)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($0.1838M slot)
  • agent: Jackson Management
  • ML service: 0.126

Adam Plutko rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/20/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (11-321) (UCLA)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.028

Eric Stamets ss
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Angels 7/28/15
  • drafted by LA Angels 2012 (6-207) (Evansville)
  • $0.1699M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Geovanny Urshela 3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 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
  • signed by Cleveland 7/2/08 as a free agent from Colombia
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 1.032

Minor leagues

Brady Aiken lhp
2017

  • drafted by Cleveland 2015 (1-7) (IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.)
  • $2,513,280 signing bonus ($2.3936M slot)
  • ML service:

Brandon Barnes lf-cf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/16/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 11/20/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Colorado 7/25/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/1/16
    • released by Colorado 9/10/16
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year/$0.4917M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Houston 12/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Houston 8/7/12
  • drafted by Houston 2005 (6-194) (Cypress JC, Calif.)
  • $0.13M signing bonus
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 3.097

Jeff Beliveau lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/22/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/16/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/5/17
    • DFA by Toronto 7/22/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/25/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/5/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5136M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 4/16/13 after DFA by Texas 4/8/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 12/21/12 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 12/13/12
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2008 (18-551) (Florida Atlantic)
  • ML service: 2.033

Will Benson of
2017

  • drafted by Cleveland 2016 (1-14) (The Westminster Schools, Atlanta)
  • $2.5M signing bonus ($2.9737M slot)
  • ML service:

Bobby Bradley of
2017

  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (3-97) (Harrison Central HS, Gulfport, Miss.)
  • $0.9125M signing bonus ($0.5396M slot)
  • ML service:

Leonel Campos rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/22/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from San Diego 11/18/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by San Diego 9/1/14
  • signed by San Diego 12/21/10 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.003

Joseph Colon rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
    • DFA by Cleveland 10/2/17, sent outright to Triple-A 10/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/2/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (12-365) (Huertas JC, Puerto Rico)
  • ML service: 0.076

Steve Delabar rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/13/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.835M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Toronto 3/29/16 (due 45 days’ salary, or $205,327)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 4/2/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/7/16
    • DFA by Cincinnati 5/22/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/24/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5159M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4989M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4807M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Seattle 7/31/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 9/6/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2003 (29-851) (Volunteer State CC)
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 3.053 (through 2016)

Carlos Frias rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 1/30/17 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 1/25/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/16/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/22/17
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 8/4/14
  • signed by LA Dodgers 1/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 1.076 (through 2016)

Nolan Jones 3b
2017

  • drafted by Cleveland 2016 (2-55) (Holy Ghost Prep, Bensalem, Pa.)
  • $2.25M signing bonus ($1.1592M slot)
  • ML service:

Rob Kaminsky lhp
2017

  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 7/30/15
  • drafted by St. Louis 2013 (1-28) (St. Joseph Regional HS, Montvale, N.J.)
  • $1.7853M signing bonus (slot)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service:

David Lough rf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 2/7/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Detroit 5/17/17
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 5/23/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/25/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/18/16
    • DFA by Philadelphia 6/2/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/7/16
    • released by Philadelphia 8/21/16
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 8/23/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5255M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/15
    • DFA by Baltimore 8/14/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/23/15
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/24/15
    • non-tendered by Baltimore 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.5105M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
  • 1 year/$491,625 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Kansas City 12/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/24/10
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2007 (11-336) (Mercyhurst College)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 3.028 (through 2016)

Evan Marshall rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 4/4/17 after being DFA by Arizona 3/28/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 8/2/17
  • 1 year/$0.5162M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Arizona 5/6/14
  • drafted by Arizona 2011 (4-124) (Kansas State)
  • $0.2325M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 2.022

Michael Martinez 2b-of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/1/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2017)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/30/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 5/18/17 after being DFA by Cleveland 5/14/17
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/19/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/22/17 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 6/25/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/13/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/14/16
    • acquired by Boston in trade 7/8/16 after being DFA by Cleveland 7/2/16
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 8/4/16 after being DFA by Boston 8/2/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/23/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/4/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/10/15 (refused assignment 11/12/15)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/12/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 9/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/8/14
    • refused assignment by Pittsburgh 10/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 5/24/13
    • DFA by Philadelphia 6/22/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/24/13
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 7/24/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/3/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.4865M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/23/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • selected by Philadelphia from Washington in Rule 5 draft 12/9/10
    • signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • signed by Washington as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: California Sports Management
  • ML service: 3.104 (through 2016)

Triston McKenzie rhp
2017

  • drafted by Cleveland 2015 (1s-42) (Royal Palm Beach HS, Fla.)
  • $2.3025M signing bonus ($1.4684M slot)
  • ML service:

Adam Moore c
1 year (2017)

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

Diego Moreno rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/9/17
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 7/29/17 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 7/27/17
    • DFA by Cleveland 8/27/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/29/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/30/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/22/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/2/15
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Pittsburgh 2/17/12
  • signed by Pittsburgh 8/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.072 (through 2016)

Chris Narveson lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 1/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.2M in majors
    • contract selected by Miami 4/3/16
    • DFA by Miami 4/21/16, sent outright to Triple-A 4/24/16
    • contract selected by Miami 8/9/16
    • DFA by Miami 8/19/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/5/15
    • refused assignment, elected free agency 10/13/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed for 2014 by Yakult Swallows of Japan
  • 1 year/$0.84M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/10/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 6/20/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/12
  • 1 year/$0.44415M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4065M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 6/14/09
    • DFA by Milwaukee 7/9/09, sent outright to Triple-A 7/13/09
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 8/21/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/4/07 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Colorado 3/05
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers from Boston 8/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from St. Louis 8/04
  • drafted by St. Louis 2000 (2-53)
  • $0.675M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 4.108 (through 2016)

Guillermo Quiroz c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/15/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/12/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/14/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/13/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/1/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 11/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2013)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/22/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 3/31/13
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/8/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/11 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Seattle 9/3/12
    • contract purchased by Boston 9/4/12
    • DFA by Boston 10/4/12, sent outright to Triple-A 10/10/12 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/5/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 9/14/10
    • refused assignment by Seattle 11/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 5/26/09
    • DFA by Seattle 6/19/09
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.013 (through 2016)

Neil Ramirez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/21/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.75M in majors)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/2/17
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 5/4/17 after being DFA by San Francisco 4/30/17
    • DFA by Toronto 5/8/17 (refused assignment 5/14/17)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/16/17
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/20/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/22/17 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 7/27/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5245M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
    • claimed off waivers by Milwaukee 5/31/16 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/21/16
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 6/12/16 after being DFA by Milwaukee 6/9/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 7/21/16
  • 1 year/$0.5145M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 8/23/13 (player to be named in 7/22/13 Matt Garza deal)
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/12
  • drafted by Texas 2007 (1s-44) (Kempsville HS, Va.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 3.034

James Russell lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/12/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/2/16
    • DFA by Philadelphia 4/20/16, sent outright to Triple-A 4/22/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • 1 year/$2.425M, re-signed by Atlanta 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Atlanta 3/29/15 (due 45 days’ pay, or $596,312)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/5/15
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/15
  • 1 year/$1.775M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 4/4/10
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (14-427) (University of Texas)
  • $0.35M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 5.142 (through 2016)

Richie Shaffer 3b
2017

  • 2017
    • claimed off waivers by Cleveland from Cincinnati 1/25/17
    • DFA by Cleveland 1/30/17, sent outright to Triple-A 2/2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers 12/14/16 after being DFA by Seattle 12/7/16
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 12/23/16 after being DFA by Philadelphia 12/20/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 8/3/15
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2012 (1-25) (Clemson)
  • $1.71 signing bonus ($1.725M slot)
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 0.103 (through 2016)