Cleveland Indians

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

Lawrence Dolan Owner
2000 -

  • Lawrence Dolan, 2000 -
    • 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 franchise at $800M
  • Dick Jacobs, 1986-2000
    • real estate developer Dick Jacobs and his brother, David, purchased the team from the estate of Steve O’Neill for $35M in 1986
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.045 billion in April, 2018.
INDIANS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $134,851,565 $ ()
2017 $124,116,166 $151,800,196 (18)
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 Carter Hawkins
  • Assistant GM Matt Forman
  • VP, Baseball Operations, Strategy & Administration Brad Grant
  • Senior Director, Scouting Operations John Mirabelli

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-of
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

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/$10.575M (2018)

  • 1 year/$10.575M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

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

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

Yonder Alonso 1b
2 years/$16M (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$16M (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/21/17
    • 18:$7M, 19:$8M, 20:$9M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2020 option guaranteed if Alonso 1) passes physical after 2019 season and 2) has 550 plate appearances in 2019 or 1,100 plate appearances in 2018-19 combined
  • 1 year/$4M (2017)
    • signed by Oakland 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Oakland 8/6/17
  • 1 year/$2.65M (2016)
    • signed by Oakland 1/13/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.98M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$1.12M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 5 years/$4.55M (2008-12)
    • signed Major League contract with Cincinnati 8/15/08
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 08:$50,000, 09:$0.4M, 10:$0.5M, 11:$0.6M, 12:$1M
    • if eligible, Alonso may opt for arbitration after 2011
    • award bonuses: $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP. $25,000 for Rookie of the Year
    • $78,000 for cost of 3 remaining semesters of college ($60,000 tuition, $18,000 room & board)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cincinnati 12/17/11
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2008 (1-7) (Miami, Fla.)
  • agent: Dan Lozano, MVP Sports (previously Greg Genske)
  • ML service: 6.116

Trevor Bauer rhp
1 year/$6.525M (2018)

  • 1 year/$6.525M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Cleveland 2/15/18 ($6.525M-$5.3M)
  • 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

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/$5.5875M (2018)

  • 1 year/$5.5875M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Danny Salazar rhp
1 year/$5M (2018)

  • 1 year/$5M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Brad Hand lhp
3 years/$19.75M (2018-20), plus 2021 option

  • 3 years/$19.75M (2018-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 1/15/18, replacing 1 year, $3.6M deal signed 1/12/18, avoiding arbitration
    • $1.75M signing bonus
    • 18:$3.5M, 19:$6.5M, 20:$7M, 21:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/19/18 with $1,373,655 remaining in 2018 salary
  • 1 year/$1.375M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 4/8/16 after being DFA by Miami 4/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Florida 6/6/11
  • drafted by Florida 2008 (2-52) (Chaska HS, Minn.)
  • signed 6/08, $0.76M signing bonus
  • agent: Matt Colleran
  • ML service: 4.092

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

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

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/$2.45M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.45M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Rajai Davis cf
1 year/$1.75M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/17/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.75M in majors)
    • may earn additional $3.25M in majors
    • may opt out of contract 3/22/18 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year/$6M (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/3/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for 500 plate appearances. $0.15M for 550 PAs. $0.2M for 600 PAs.
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Oakland 8/23/17
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/16/15
    • may earn additional $1.225M in performance bonuses: $0.175M each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525, 550 plate appearances
  • 2 years/$10M (2014-15)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/10/13
    • 14:$5M, 15:$5M
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 10/31/12
  • 2 years/$5.75M (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$2.5M, 12:$2.75M, 13:$3M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Toronto declined 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses based on PAs
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Oakland 11/17/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09
  • 1 year/$0.3925M (2008)
    • DFA by San Francisco 4/19/08
    • claimed off waivers by Oakland 4/23/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/05 (split contract)
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2001 (38-1,134) (Connecticut-Avery Point JC)
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 10.167

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

Oliver Perez lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/23/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors and $0.5M in performance bonuses)
    • may opt out at end of Spring Training if not on Major League roster
    • released by Cincinnati 3/22/18
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/30/18 (minor-league contract with 6/1/18 opt-out date)
    • released by NY Yankees 6/1/18 (exercised opt-out)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 6/2/18
  • 2 years/$7M (2016-17)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/10/15
    • 16:$3M, 17:$4M
  • 2 years/$4.25M (2014-15)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 3/7/14
    • 14:$1.75M, 15:$2.5M
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Arizona 8/8/15
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/3/12
    • may earn additional $0.6M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/18/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 6/16/12
  • 3 years/$36M (2009-11)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/2/09
    • 09:$12M, 10:$12M, 11:$12M
    • released by NY Mets 3/21/11
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/24/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2008)
    • won in arbitration with NY Mets 2/22/08 ($6.5M-$4.725M)
  • 1 year/$2.325M (2007)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $12,500 each for 15, 25 GS. $25,000 each for 155, 165, 175, 185, 195 IP
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/06
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2005)
    • renewed by Pittsburgh 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.321M (2004)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.305M (2003)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/03
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from San Diego 8/03
  • signed 1999 by San Diego as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • agent: Mike Fischlin, Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 13.144

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

Neil Ramirez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/15/18
  • 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

Francisco Lindor ss
1 year/$0.6232M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.6232M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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

James Hoyt rhp
1 year/$0.5677M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5677M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Houston 7/6/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/3/16
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Atlanta 1/14/15
  • signed by Atlanta as an amateur free agent 11/15/12 (Centenary, La.)
  • ML service: 1.034

Tyler Naquin of
1 year/$0.5648M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5648M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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

Nick Goody rhp
1 year/$0.5615M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5615M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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

Mike Clevinger rhp
1 year/$0.5585M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5585M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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

Bradley Zimmer of
1 year/$0.5512M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5512M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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

Tyler Olson lhp
1 year/$0.5483M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5483M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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

Erik Gonzalez 3b
1 year/$0.5478M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5478M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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

Cody Anderson rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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

Adam Cimber rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • contract selected by San Diego 3/29/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/19/18
  • drafted by San Diego 2013 (9-268) (San Francisco)
  • ML service: 0.000

Greg Allen of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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

Shane Bieber rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/31/18
  • drafted by Cleveland 2016 (4-122) (UC-Santa Barbara)
  • $0.42M signing bonus ($0.4825M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Willi Castro ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • signed by Cleveland 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Yu-Cheng Chang ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • signed by Cleveland 6/3/13 as an amateur free agent from Taiwan
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Yandy Diaz 3b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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

Eric Haase c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/6/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (7-218) (Divine Child HS, Dearborn, Mich.)
  • $0.58M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jack Leathersich lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 3/27/18 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 3/26/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 9/4/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from NY Mets 11/9/15
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (5-162) (UMass-Lowell)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • agent: Orpheus Sports
  • ML service: 0.116

Evan Marshall rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/3/18
  • 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

Julian Merryweather rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (5-158) (Oklahoma Baptist)
  • $20,000 signing bonus ($0.2996M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jordan Milbrath rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 2018
    • selected by Pittsburgh from Cleveland in Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 3/26/18, returned to Cleveland 3/27/18
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (35-1,041) (Augustana, S.D.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Adam Plutko rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 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

Ben Taylor rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 2/25/18 after being DFA by Boston 2/18/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 3/29/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/2/18
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/2/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Boston 4/1/17
  • drafted by Boston 2015 (7-201) (South Alabama)
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.085

Minor leagues

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)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/26/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/4/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/7/18
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/29/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 6/2/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/5/18
  • 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
2018

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

Lisalverto Bonilla rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/18/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/29/16
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 2/13/17 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 2/8/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
    • released by Cincinnati 9/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers from Texas 10/21/15
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/14
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Philadelphia 12/8/12
  • signed by Philadelphia 12/19/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.098

Bobby Bradley of
2018

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

Melky Cabrera lf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 4/23/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/20/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 6/14/18, refused assignment, elected free agency 6/18/18
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 7/5/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 3 years/$42M (2015-17)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/16/14
    • 15:$13M, 16:$14M, 17:$15M
    • limited no-trade protection
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/30/17, with White Sox paying about half ($2,581,967) of $5,163,934 due Cabrera for 2017
  • 2 years/$16M (2013-14)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/20/12
    • Toronto made qualifying offer 11/1/14
    • 13:$8M, 14:$8M
    • Toronto made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$6M (2012)
    • signed by San Francisco 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • placed on restricted list 8/15/12
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2011)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/9/10
    • $0.25M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Kansas City 11/7/11
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/14/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Atlanta 10/18/10
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each 525, 550, 575, 600 PAs
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from NY Yankees 12/22/09 (Yankees pay $0.5M to Braves in deal)
  • 1 year/$0.4612M (2008)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/4/08
  • 1 year/$0.4324M (2007)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/07
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 7/05
  • signed 2001 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Legacy Agency (previously ACES)
  • ML service: 11.148

Preston Claiborne rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/26/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/10/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/22/17
    • DFA by Texas 7/2/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/4/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • released by Miami 3/23/16
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 6/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/12/15
  • 1 year/$511,325 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 12/23/14 after being DFA by NY Yankees 12/19/14)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 5/3/13
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (17-535) (Tulane)
  • ML service: 1.057

Carlos Frias rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 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

Myles Jaye rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Minnesota 5/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/4/16
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/2/17
  • acquired by Detroit in trade from Texas 3/9/16
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/10/15
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Toronto 1/1/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (17-516) (Starrs Mill HS, Fayetteville, Ga.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.030

Nolan Jones 3b
2018

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

George Kontos rhp
1 year/$2.725M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.725M (2018)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 5/25/18, released 5/28/18
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 6/3/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 6/19/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/6/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/8/18
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from San Francisco 8/5/17
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/1/16 (avoided arbitration, $1.35M-$0.85M)
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.4945M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
  • 1 year/$481,350 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from NY Yankees 4/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • selected by San Diego from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/9/10
    • returned to NYY Yankees from San Diego 3/13/11
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 9/6/11
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (5-164) (Northwestern)
  • $0.158M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 4.171

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
2018

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

Ryan Merritt lhp
1 year/$0.5458M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5458M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/13/18
  • 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

Mike Napoli 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/27/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.75M in majors)
    • may earn additional $3.25M in performance bonuses
    • released by Cleveland 3/22/18
  • 1 year/$8.5M (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/16/17
    • 17:$6M, 18:$11M club option ($2.5M buyout)
    • Texas declined 2018 option 11/6/17
  • 1 year/$7M (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/5/16
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 450, 500, 550, 600, 625, 645 plate appearances
  • 2 years/32M (2014-15)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/12/13
    • 14:$16M, 15:$16M
    • limited no-trade protection
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Boston 8/7/15 with $4,983,606 remaining on contract (Red Sox to pay about $3.5M, with Rangers responsible for the balance of about $1.5M)
  • 1 year/$5M (2013)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/17/13
    • may earn additional $8M in roster and performance bonuses:
      • full $8M with 165 days on active roster, or
      • $0.5M each for 30, 60, 90, 120 days on active roster and 300, 325, 350, 375 PAs. $1M each 400, 475, 550, 625 PAs
    • Boston made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$9.4M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/12 (avoided arbitration, $11.8M-$8.3M)
  • 1 year/$5.8M (2011)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from LA Angels 1/21/11
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Toronto 1/25/11 (Rangers paid Jays less than $1M cash in the deal)
    • signed by Texas 1/29/11 (avoided arbitration, $6.1M-$5.3M)
  • 1 year/$3.6M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/19/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All Star. $75,000 for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.15M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd or 3rd in vote, $50,000 for 4th or 5th)
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/05
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
  • drafted by Anaheim 2000 (17-500) (Flanagan HS, Pembroke Pines, Fla.)
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 11.151

Alexi Ogando rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/4/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/20/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/25/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Hanwha of Korea
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/3/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 6/27/16, released 7/1/16
    • signed by Arizona 7/11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Arizona 8/3/16 (opted out of contract)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/30/15
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$2.625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.5066M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.4976M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$430,150 (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract selected by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • contract selected by Texas 12/06
    • re-signed by Texas 2/07
  • selected by Texas from Oakland in Rule 5 draft 12/05
  • signed by Oakland 2002 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 6.032

Adam Rosales inf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/31/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.75M in majors)
    • released by Philadelphia 3/23/18
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/27/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/25/17)
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $75,000 for 175 PA. $0.125M for 200 PA. $0.15M for 250 PA. $0.2M each for 300, 400 PA. $0.25M for 500 PA
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Oakland 7/31/17 (due $423,497)
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2016)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 4/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/5/15
    • DFA by Texas 8/19/15, released 8/23/15
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 11/14/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Texas 3/28/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/2/14
    • contract selected by Texas 6/30/14
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Oakland 7/8/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/12/13
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/24/13
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 8/2/13 after DFA by Oakland 7/31/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 8/8/13 after DFA by Texas 8/5/13
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 8/12/13 after DFA by Oakland 8/10/13
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Cincinnati 2/1/10
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/21/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 8/9/08
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2005 (12-362) (Western Michigan)
  • agent: Hilliard Sports
  • ML service: 7.163

Marc Rzepczynski lhp
2 years/$11M (2017-18)

  • 2 years/$11M (2017-18)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/16
    • 17:$5.5M, 18:$5.5M
    • DFA by Seattle 6/1/18, released 6/6/18
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 6/18/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/1/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/11/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/18/18
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2016)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 12/2/15
    • signed by Oakland 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 8/25/16 (Athletics paid Nationals an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 65 games
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cleveland 7/31/15
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$1.375M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/1/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.3M-$0.9M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 70, 75 appearances
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 7/30/13
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year/$0.4296M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 7/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.404M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 7/7/09
  • drafted by Toronto 2007 (5-175) (UC-Riverside)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service: 7.132

George Valera of
2018

  • signed by Cleveland 7/2/17 as free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.3M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Adam Wilk lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/20/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.56M in majors)
    • may opt out of contract at end of Spring Training if not on Major League roster
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/7/17
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 5/10/17 after being DFA by NY Mets 5/8/17
    • DFA by Minnesota 5/27/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/29/17
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/17/17
    • DFA by Minnesota 6/18/17, released 6/22/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/19/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 4/15/15
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/24/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/26/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NC Dinos of Korea 12/12
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/28/12
    • contract sold to NC Dinos of Korea 12/19/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 5/24/11
  • drafted by Detroit 2009 (11-330) (Long Beach State)
  • ML service: 0.085