Free Agent Position Players

The following players are unsigned & may negotiate with any club.
Service time in years & days, through 2017, unless noted.

First basemen

Yonder Alonso 1b
1 year/$4M (2017)

  • 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

Pedro Alvarez 1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/12/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 200, 250, 300, 350 plate appearances. $0.5M each for 400, 450, 500, 550, 600 PA
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/1/17
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/7/16
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 350, 400, 450, 500, 550 plate appearances. $0.25M for 600 PAs
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Pittsburgh 2/19/15 ($5.75M-$5.25M)
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$6.355M (2009-12), plus 2013-14 club options
    • originally signed minor-league contract with $6M bonus 8/15/08 (arbitrator to review signing after players’ union filed grievance arguing Alvarez did not agree to deal before 8/15 deadline)
    • signed re-worked Major League contract 9/24/08, with union agreeing to drop grievance & MLB agreeing to notify union of any deadline extensions in the future
    • $6M signing bonus paid over 4 years
    • 09:$0.4M, 10:$0.5M, 11:$0.55M, 12:$0.7M, 13:$0.7M club option, 14:$0.7M club option
    • annual salary of $88,750 in minor leagues
    • Alvarez may void 2013, 2014 option if otherwise arbitration-eligible
    • if Alvarez is not in the majors by 2013, club may exercise options for split contracts for 2013-14 at $0.7M annually ($0.5M in minors)
    • Pittsburgh exercised 2013 option 10/31/12 
    • Alvarez to opt out of deal and enter arbitration for 2014
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2008 (1-2) (Vanderbilt)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.116

Billy Butler 1b-dh
3 years/$30M (2015-17)

  • 3 years/$30M (2015-17)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/19/14
    • $5M signing bonus (paid by 12/31/14)
    • 15:$5M, 16:$10M, 17:$10M
    • released by Oakland 9/11/16
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 9/14/16 (Yankees pay pro-rated portion of Major League minimum salary, or $49,918)
  • 4 years/$30M (2011-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Kansas City 1/22/11 (avoided arbitration, $4.3M-$3.4M)
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 11:$3M, 12:$8M, 13:$8M, 14:$8M, 15:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • option may increase by $2M to $14.5M based on performance
    • assignment bonus if traded
    • Kansas City declined 2015 option 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.47M (2010)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.421M (2009)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/09 ($216,300 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.399M (2008)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/2/08 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/1/07
  • drafted by Kansas City 2004 (1-14) (Wolfson HS, Jacksonville, Fla.)
  • signed 6/04, $1.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Greg Genske, Legacy Agency (previously Doug Rogalski)
  • ML service: 9.102 (through 2016)

Lucas Duda lf-1b
1 year/$7.25M (2017)

  • 1 year/$7.25M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from NY Mets 7/27/17
  • 1 year/$6.725M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/22/16 (avoided arbitration, $7.4M-$5.9M)
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/2/15 (avoided arbitration, $4.7M-$3.75M)
  • 1 year/$1.6375M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/22/14 (avoided arbitration, $1.9M-$1.35M)
  • 1 year/$519,240 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year/$497,218 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 9/1/10
  • drafted by NY Mets 2007 (7-243) (USC)
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 6.137

Eric Hosmer 1b
1 year/$12.25M (2017)

  • 1 year/$12.25M (2017)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from Kansas City 11/6/17
  • 2 years/$13.9M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 2/18/15 (avoided arbitration, $6.7M-$4.6M)
    • 15:$5.65M, 16:$8.25M
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove. $0.1M for MVP award
  • 1 year/$3.6M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/5/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2008 (1-3) (American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.)
  • signed 8/15/08, $6M signing bonus
  • players’ union filed grievance challenging agreements said to have been reached after Aug. 15 deadline, but the union dropped the grievance 9/08 with MLB agreeing to notify union of future deadline extensions
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.146

Travis Ishikawa 1b-lf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.9M in majors
    • released by Chicago White Sox 5/24/16
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 6/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 12/4/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by San Francisco 5/25/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/31/15
    • contract selected by San Francisco 6/24/15
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 7/5/15 after being DFA by San Francisco 7/3/15
    • elected free agency 10/22/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 3/29/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 4/19/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/22/14 (refused assignment)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 4/25/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/29/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/20/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/18/13
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 7/7/13 after being DFA by Baltimore 6/29/13
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/11/13 (elected free agency 7/13/13)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 7/19/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2012)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/12/11 (minor-league contract)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A 4/6/11 after being DFA by San Francisco 3/31/11
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/05
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/06
  • drafted by San Francisco 2002 (21-637) (Federal Way HS, Wash.)
  • $0.955M signing bonus
  • agent: Jim McDowell
  • ML service: 5.000 (through 2015)

John Jaso 1b
2 years/$8M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$8M (2016-17)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/23/15
    • 16:$4M, 17:$4M
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3.175M (2015)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Oakland 1/10/15
    • signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 90 starts at catcher, 450 plate appearances 
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2013)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Seattle 1/16/13
    • signed by Oakland 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4952M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$0.4272M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/28/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/07
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2003 (12-338) (Southwestern CC)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 8.032

James Loney 1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/20/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • released by Texas 3/27/17 (exercised right to opt out)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 4/12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Detroit 5/8/17
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/18/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 5/22/17
  • 3 years/$21M (2014-16)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/3/14
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 14:$1M, 15:$7M, 16:$8M
    • released by Tampa Bay 4/3/16
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 4/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from San Diego 5/28/16
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/31/16
  • 1 year/$2M (2013)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/3/12
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$6.375M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 8/25/12 (Adrian Gonzalez deal)
  • 1 year/$4.875M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11/11 (avoided arbitration, $5.25M-$4.7M)
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.465M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.411M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/28/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/05
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/06
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2002 (1-19) (Elkins HS, Missouri City, Texas)
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency (previously CAA Sports)
  • ML service: 9.137 (through 2016)

Mitch Moreland dh-1b
1 year/$5.5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.5M (2017)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/6/16
  • 1 year/$5.7M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/10/16 (avoided arbitration, $6M-$4.7M)
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/23/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.35M-$2.75M)
    • may earn additional $25,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$2.65M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/15/14 (avoided arbitration, $3.25M-$2.025M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 475, 530 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$0.5027M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.4911M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/12
  • 1 year/$0.426M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/22/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Texas 7/29/10
  • drafted by Texas 2007 (17-530) (Mississippi State)
  • agent: RMB Baseball, Bob Garber 
  • ML service: 7.067

Justin Morneau 1b
1 year/$1M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 6/9/16
  • 2 years/$12.5M (2014-15), plus 2016 mutual option
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/13/13
    • 14:$5M, 15:$6.75M, 16:$9M mutual option ($0.75M buyout if club declines)
    • 2015 salary increases based on 2014 performance: $0.5M with 550 plate appearances, $1.5M with top 3 finish in MVP vote, $0.375M for All-Star selection
    • Colorado declined 2016 option 10/29/15
  • 6 years/$80M (2008-13)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 1/25/08, replacing 1 year/$7.4M deal signed 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 08:$7.4M, 09:$10.6M, 10:$14M, 11:$14M, 12:$14M, 13:$14M
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for WS MVP, $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd, $25,000 for 4th-6th), $50,000 for LCS MVP, $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star selection
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Minnesota 8/31/13
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2007)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07 (avoided arbitration, $5M-$4M)
  • 1 year/$0.385M (2006)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.345M (2005)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
  • drafted by Minnesota 1999 (3-89) (New Westminster SS, B.C.)
  • $0.29M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 12.112 (through 2016)

Logan Morrison 1b-rf
1 year/$2.5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/3/17
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • $0.25M roster bonus if Morrison does not spend time on 60-day disabled list with specific injuries
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 500 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$2.725M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $25,000 in performances bonuses for 500, 600 plate appearances
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/4/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.5M-$1.1M)
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 for 400 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 500, 550 PA. $75,000 for 600 PA
  • 1 year/$0.4915M (2013)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/13
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Miami 12/11/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Florida 7/27/10
  • drafted by Florida 2005 (22-666) (draft & follow) (Maple Woods CC, Mo.)
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball (left Octagon 10/14)
  • ML service: 7.069

Michael Morse 1b-of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/23/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/26/17
  • 2 years/$16M (2015-16)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/17/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 15:$7M, 16:$8M
    • annual performance bonus: $0.25M for 550 plate appearances
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Miami 7/30/15, with Dodgers responsible for remaining $10,524,590 on contract ($2,524,590 in 2015 and $8M in 2016)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 7/31/15 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 7/30/15, with Dodgers paying Pirates an undisclosed amount of cash in the deal
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 4/13/16, released 4/21/16
  • 1 year/$6M (2014)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/12/13
  • 2 years/$10.5M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Washington 1/20/12 (avoided arbitration, $5M-$3.5M)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$3.25M, 13:$6.75M
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Washington 1/16/13
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Seattle 8/30/13
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 300 PAs. $75,000 each for 350, 400 PAs. $0.1M for 450 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.407M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/21/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 4/1/09
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Seattle 6/28/09
    • contract purchased by Washington 8/18/09
  • 1 year/$0.3935M (2008)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/06
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago White Sox 6/27/04
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2000 (3-82) (Nova HS, Davie, Fla.)
  • $0.365M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 9.120

Mike Napoli 1b
1 year/$8.5M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 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

Efren Navarro 1b-of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/7/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/1/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/3/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 1/26/16 after being DFA by LA Angels 1/19/16
    • DFA by Baltimore 2/25/16, sent outright to Triple-A (refused assignment 2/28/16)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/2/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 6/28/16
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 7/8/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/29/15 (optional assignment 7/31/15)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/16/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 9/1/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 10/28/11
  • drafted by LA Angels 2007 (50-1,450) (UNLV)
  • agent: Benchmark Sports Advisors
  • ML service: 1.103

Mark Reynolds 1b
1 year/$1.5M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 2/1/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Colorado 3/26/17
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/16/15
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $0.1M for 100. $0.2M each for 200, 300. $0.3M each for 400, 500.
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/11/14
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 250, 350, 450, 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/17/13 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$6M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/9/12
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 400, 450, 500, 550, 575, 600 plate appearances
    • DFA by Cleveland 8/8/13, released 8/12/13
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 8/16/13
  • 3 years/$14.5M (2010-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Arizona 3/15/10, replacing 1-year/$0.5M deal renewed 3/11/10
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 10:$0.5M, 11:$5M, 12:$7.5M, 13:$11M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • limited no-trade protection
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Arizona 12/6/10
    • Baltimore declined 2013 option 10/31/12
    • non-tendered by Baltimore 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.4225M (2009)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.3965M (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 5/17/07
  • drafted by Arizona 2004 (16-476) (Virginia)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 10.138

Carlos Santana dh-1b
5 years/$21.0019M (2012-16), plus 2017 option

  • 5 years/$21.0019M (2012-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/10/12, replacing 1-year deal signed 3/3/12
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 12:$0.5019M, 13:$0.55M, 14:$3.5M, 15:$6M, 16:$8.25M, 17:$12M club option ($1.2M buyout)
    • award bonuses
    • Cleveland exercised 2017 option 11/4/16
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from Cleveland 11/6/17
  • 1 year/$0.4166M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Dodgers 7/26/08
  • signed 2004 by LA Dodgers as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 7.115

 

Second Basemen

Darwin Barney 2b
1 year/$2.8875M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.8875M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 12/10/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.525M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 12/2/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 6/12/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/14/15
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from LA Dodgers 9/13/15
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/13/15
    • DFA by Toronto 10/19/15, sent outright to Triple-A 10/21/15
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/6/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.8M-$1.8M)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers 7/28/14 in trade for a player to be named later after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/22/14
  • 1 year/$0.562M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 8/12/10
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (4-127) (Oregon State)
  • $222,750 signing bonus
  • agent: Joe Urbon, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 6.085

Gordon Beckham 2b
1 year (2017)

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

Stephen Drew 2b
1 year/$3.5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$3.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 1/26/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M for 80 games. $0.2M each for 90, 100 games. $0.25M each for 110, 120 games. $0.2M for 130 games
  • 1 year/$3M (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M for 80 games. $0.2M each for 90, 100 games. $0.25M each for 110, 120 games. $0.2M for 130 games
  • 1 year/$5M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/6/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 450, 500, 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$14.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 5/20/14
    • pro-rated for remainder of season, to receive $10,093,443
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Boston 7/31/14, with Red Sox paying Yankees an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$9.5M (2013)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/17/12
    • performance bonus: $0.5M for 500 plate appearances
    • Boston made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 2 years/$13.75M (2011-12), plus 2013 mutual option
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$4.65M, 12:$7.75M, 13:$10M mutual option ($1.35M buyout)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 8/21/12 (A’s responsible for remaining 2012 salary and 2013 buyout)
    • Oakland declined 2013 option 10/29/12
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 5 years/$5.5M (2005-09)
    • signed Major League contract with Arizona 5/05
    • $4M signing bonus paid over 4 years
    • 05-06: average annual salaries of $0.3M, 07:$1.5M, 08:$1.5M, 09:$1.5M
    • $2M in “easily attainable” bonuses, for total possible value of $7.5M
  • drafted by Arizona 2004 (1-15) (Florida State)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 11.038

Phil Gosselin 2b
1 year/$0.5595M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5595M (2017)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 2/10/17 after being DFA by Arizona 2/7/17
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Pittsburgh 8/12/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/10/17 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.5139M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Atlanta 6/20/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/13/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 8/16/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 11/5/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (5-164) (Virginia)
  • $0.1503M signing bonus
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 3.006

Aaron Hill 2b-3b
1 year/$2M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/17/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by San Francisco 3/30/17
    • DFA by San Francisco 6/24/17, released 6/29/17
  • 3 years/$35M (2014-16)
    • signed extension with Arizona 2/7/13
    • 14:$11M, 15:$12M, 16:$12M
    • assignment bonus: $1M with each trade
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Arizona 1/30/16, with Diamondbacks paying $6.5M of Hill’s 2016 salary
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Milwaukee 7/7/16, with Brewers paying Red Sox an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal
  • 2 years/$11M (2012-13)
    • re-signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/15/11
    • 12:$5.5M, 13:$5.5M
  • 4 years/$12M (2008-11), plus 2012-14 club options
    • signed extension with Toronto 4/4/08, replacing 1 year/$0.41M deal for 2008 signed 3/08
    • 08:$0.41M, 09:$2.59M, 10:$4M, 11:$5M, 12:$8M club option, 13:$8M club option, 14:$10M club option
    • club may decide to exercise all 3 options before 2011 season
    • after 2011 season, club may exercise only 2012 and 2013 options
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Toronto 8/23/11
    • Arizona declined 2012 option 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$0.3953M (2007)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.336M (2006)
  • drafted by Toronto 2003 (1-13) (LSU)
  • $1.675M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 11.136 (through 2016)

Brandon Phillips 2b
6 years/$72.5M (2012-17)

  • 6 years/$72.5M (2012-17)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 4/10/12, replacing option year of previous deal
    • 12:$12.5M, 13:$10M, 14:$11M, 15:$12M, 16:$13M, 17:$14M
    • undisclosed amount to be deferred
    • award bonuses, including $75,000 for All-Star selection 
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 12 clubs)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cincinnati 2/12/17, with Phillips waiving no-trade rights as 10-and-5 player in exchange for $0.5M assignment bonus for any subsequent trade (Reds pay $13M of Phillips’ 2017 salary of $14M)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Atlanta 8/31/17
  • 4 years/$27M (2008-11), plus 2012 club option
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/15/08 (avoided arbitration, $4.2M-$2.7M)
    • $0.75M signing bonus
    • 08:$2.75M, 09:$4.75M, 10:$6.75M, 11:$11M, 12:$12M club option ($1M buyout)
    • escalators based on awards may bring total package to $43.25M (2008 Gold Glove increases 2009 salary by $0.25M to $5M)
    • if traded, 2012 club option becomes mutual option
    • 2011 salary increased to $11.25M with 2010 Gold Glove
    • Cincinnati exercised $12M option for 2012 10/31/11
    • 2012 salary increased by $0.25M to $12.25M with 2011 Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$0.4075M (2007)
    • renewed by Cincinnati 3/07 (split contract, $196,200 in minors)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • renewed by Cleveland 3/06
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Cleveland after being DFA 4/06
  • 1 year/$0.3168M (2005)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/05
    • split contract paying $162,000 in minors
  • 1 year/$0.3009M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/03
  • 1 year (2002)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Montreal 6/23/03
  • drafted by Montreal 1999 (2-57) (Redan HS, Stone Mountain, Ga.)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 13.022

Adam Rosales inf
1 year/$1.25M (2017)

  • 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

Josh Rutledge 2b-ss
1 year/$0.6M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.6M (2017)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/23/16 (minor-league contract)
    • selected by Boston from Colorado in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 11/2/17 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Boston 4/13/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 11/3/16 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$0.5275M (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Angels 7/27/15 (Red Sox pay $3.8M, Angels pay $1.1M of remaining $4,901,639 on Shane Victorino’s contract for 2015)
    • DFA by Boston 11/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/15
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Colorado 12/10/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 7/13/12
  • drafted by Colorado 2010 (3-107) (Alabama)
  • $0.295M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 4.090

Chase Utley 2b
1 year/$2M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2M (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/12/17
    • performance bonuses: $62,500 each 40, 60, 80, 100 games played. $62,500 each 400, 450 plate appearances. $0.125M for 500 PA
  • 1 year/$7M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/9/15
  • 2 years/$27M (2014-15), plus 2016-18 options
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 8/8/13
    • 14:$15M, 15:$10M, 16-18:$15M vesting options ($2M buyout for 2016)
    • 2015 salary increases by $5M to $15M with 15 days or less on disabled list with knee injury in 2014 (met 9/14)
    • options guaranteed with 500 plate appearance in previous season
    • if option does not vest, it becomes a club option valued between $5M & $11M, based on days on disabled list in previous season
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • full no-trade protection
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 8/20/15, with about $5.7M remaining on contract (about $3.7M in 2015 salary, plus $2M buyout) with Phillies responsible for about $3.7M, pending performance bonuses and decision on 2016 option
    • elected free agency 11/7/15
  • 7 years/$85M (2007-13)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 1/07
    • $2M signing bonus (paid between 1/07 & 1/09)
    • 07:$4.5M, 08:$7.5M, 09:$11M, 10:$15M, 11:$15M, 12:$15M, 13:$15M
    • limited no-trade clause (may block deals to list of 9 clubs each year) with most favored nation no-trade protection (may block deals to 21 clubs, matching no-trade clause extended to Cliff Lee)
    • award bonus: $0.1M each for WS MVP, MVP ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd); $50,000 each for LCS MVP, All Star selection, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, TSN/BA/AP All Star
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2006)
    • renewed by Philadelphia 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.345M (2005)
    • renewed by Philadelphia 3/05 (split contract)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2000 (1-15) (UCLA)
  • $1.78M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 14.027

Jordany Valdespin inf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/23/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Miami 7/6/15
    • DFA by Miami 7/11/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/13/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/20/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 7/19/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/10/14
  • 1 year/$496,645 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation stemming from Biogenesis case) 
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/19/10
  • signed by NY Mets as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Jackson Management
  • ML service: 1.148 (through 2015)

Neil Walker 2b
1 year/$17.2M (2017)

  • 1 year/$17.2M (2017)
    • NY Mets made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (accepted 11/14/16)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from NY Mets 8/12/17, with Mets paying $1,699,454 of $4,699,453 remaining in 2017 salary
  • 1 year/$10.55M (2016)
    • signed by NY Mets 1/29/16 (avoided arbitration, $11.8M-$9.4M)
    • NY Mets made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16
  • 1 year/$8M (2015)
    • lost arbitration with Pittsburgh 2/7/15 ($9M-$8M)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 12/9/15
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/31/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$3M)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.437M (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/09
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2004 (1-11) (Pine Richland HS, Pa.)
  • $1.95M signing bonus
  • agents: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 7.166

 

Shortstops

Erick Aybar ss
1 year/$1.75M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/7/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.75M in majors
    • contract selected by San Diego 3/30/17
  • 4 years/$35M (2013-16)
    • signed extension with LA Angels 4/19/12
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 13:$8.5M, 14:$8.5M, 15:$8.5M, 16:$8.5M
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star. $75,000 each 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 in vote)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Angels 11/12/15, with Angels paying $2.5M portion of Aybar’s 2016 salary
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Atlanta 8/16/16 with Braves paying Tigers an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$5.075M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $75,000 for Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$2.05M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/18/10 (avoided arbitration, $2.75M-$1.8M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 575, 625 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.46M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/1/09
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.3825M (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
  • signed by Anaheim 2/4/02 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Roc Nation Sports (previously Relativity Baseball)
  • ML service: 11.086

Andres Blanco ss
1 year/$3M (2017)

  • 1 year/$3M (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/14/16
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/13/14 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.85M in majors)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 11/20/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/29/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/17/14 (refused outright)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/2/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/16/11 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Washington 3/29/12
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 3/31/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2010)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago Cubs 3/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Cubs as a free agent 1/15/08 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/07
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 10/29/07
  • 1 year/$0.3275M (2006)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/06
  • signed by Kansas City 2000 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 7.007

Everth Cabrera ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago White Sox 7/14/17
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2015)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/25/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.75M each for 250, 300, 350, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 plate appearances
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/5/15, released 6/13/15
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 7/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Francisco 9/1/15
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation)
    • activated from restricted list 9/30/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4188M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • selected by San Diego from Colorado in Rule 5 draft 12/11/08
    • signed by San Diego 2/27/09
  • signed by Colorado 2004 as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously represented by ACES)
  • ML service: 4.144 (through 2014)

Pedro Ciriaco ss
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/13/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Texas 7/8/16
    • released by Miami 8/11/16
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 8/17/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 10/18/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 5/2/15
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.5135M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
    • DFA by Kansas City 4/5/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/10/14 
    • contract selected by Kansas City 5/13/14 
    • DFA by Kansas City 6/30/14
    • refused assignment by Kansas City 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
    • acquired by San Diego in trade 6/14/13 after being DFA by Boston 6/10/13 
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers 7/16/13 after being DFA by San Diego 7/11/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 7/18/13 
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/3/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Boston 7/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 12/7/11, non-tendered 12/12/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Arizona 7/31/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • signed by Arizona 2/03 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Raymundo Sports
  • ML service: 3.049 (through 2015)

Zack Cozart ss
1 year/$5.325M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.325M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.925M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5275M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/19/10
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2007 (2-79) (Mississippi)
  • signed 6/21/07, $407,250 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 6.084

Alcides Escobar ss
4 years/$10.5M (2012-15), plus 2016-17 options

  • 4 years/$10.5M (2012-15), plus 2016-17 club options
    • signed extension with Kansas City 3/15/12, replacing 1 year/$0.5195M deal signed 2/24/12
    • 12:$1M, 13:$3M, 14:$3M, 15:$3M, 16:$5.25M club option ($0.5M buyout), 17:$6.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All Star
    • Kansas City exercised 2016 option 11/5/15
    • Kansas City exercised 2017 option 11/16
  • 1 year/$0.428M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4055M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10 (Zack Greinke deal)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/10/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/19/07
    • signed by Milwaukee 1/29/08
  • signed by Milwaukee 2003 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $33,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Peter Greenberg, Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 8.082

J.J. Hardy ss
3 years/$40M (2015-17), plus 2018 option

  • 3 years/$40M (2015-17), plus 2018 option
    • signed extension with Baltimore 10/9/14
    • 15:$11.5M, 16:$12.5M, 17:$14M, 18:$14M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 2018 option is guaranteed if Hardy 1) has 600 plate appearances in 2017 or 1,150 PAs in 2016-17 combined and 2) passes physical after 2017 season
    • 2018 option is guaranteed with trade
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.35M each for 125, 135 games started, with payment due July 1 four years after bonus is earned
    • undisclosed amount of salary is deferred
    • Baltimore declined 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 3 years/$22.25M (2012-14)
    • signed extension with Baltimore 7/17/11
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 12:$7M, 13:$7M, 14:$7M
    • 2013, 2014 salaries both increase by $0.5M with All-Star, Silver Slugger or top 10 in MVP vote in 2012
    • 2014 salary increases by $1M with All-Star, Silver Slugger or top 10 in MVP vote in 2012 and 2013
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs)
    • $0.25M assignment bonus if traded
  • 1 year/$5.85M (2011)
    • signed by Baltimore 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2010)
    • signed by Minnesota 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Minnesota 12/9/10 (Twins paid Orioles $0.5M in deal)
  • 1 year/$4.65M (2009)
    • re-signed 1/12/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Milwaukee 11/6/09
  • 1 year/$2.65M (2008)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/15/08 (avoided arbitration, $3.05M-$2.4M)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.355M (2006)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/05
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2001 (2-56) (Sabino HS, Tucson, Ari.)
  • $0.735M signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 12.164

Pete Kozma 2b-ss
1 year/$0.575M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.575M in majors)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 4/2/17
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 4/30/17 after being DFA by NY Yankees 4/28/17
    • DFA by Texas 7/20/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/23/17
    • released by Texas 8/13/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/5/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.522M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.518M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • DFA by St. Louis 6/25/14 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/17/10
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • drafted by St. Louis 2007 (1-18) (Owassa HS, Okla.)
  • signed 7/21/07, $1.395M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 2.108 (through 2016)

Cliff Pennington ss-2b
2 years/$3.75M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$3.75M (2016-17)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/17/15
    • 16:$1.5M, 17:$2.25M
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 225, 250 plate appearances. $75,000 each for 275, 300, 325, 350, 375, 400 PAs. $0.1M each for 425, 450 PAs
  • 1 year/$3.275M (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 12/29/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Arizona 8/8/15
  • 2 years/$5M (2013-14)
    • signed by Arizona 1/13 (avoided arbitration, $2.8M-$1.8M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 13:$1.25M, 14:$2.75M
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Oakland 10/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 8/12/08
  • drafted by Oakland 2005 (1-21) (Texas A&M)
  • signed 6/05, $1.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 8.114

Jose Reyes ss
1 year/$0.5075M (2016), plus 2017 option

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016), plus 2017 club option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 6/25/16 (minor-league contract)
    • 16:$0.5075M in majors, 17: club option at Major League minimum
    • NY Mets exercised 2017 club option 11/2/16
  • 6 years/$106M (2012-17), plus 2018 option
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/5/11
    • 12:$10M, 13:$10M, 14:$16M, 15:$22M, 16:$22M, 17:$22M, 18:$22M club option ($4M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, All-Star. $0.1M for Silver Slugger. $0.25M for LCS MVP. $0.5M for MVP. $1M for WS MVP
    • perks: suite at home and on road
    • Reyes to donate $176,666 annually to charity
    • deal does not include no-trade protection
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Miami 11/13/12
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Toronto 7/27/15 (Rockies to pay remaining $56,295,081 on Reyes’ contract: $8,295,081 in 2015, $44M in 2016-17 salaries and $4M buyout)
    • placed on restricted list 2/23/16 (59-game suspension for violation of MLB domestic violence policy)
    • DFA by Colorado 6/15/16 ($39,103,825 remaining on contract)
    • released by Colorado 6/23/16
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 6/25/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/5/16
  • 4 years/$23.25M (2007-10), plus 2011 club option
    • signed extension with NY Mets 8/06
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 07:$2.5M, 08:$4M, 09:$5.75M, 10:$9M,
      11:$11M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.4015M (2006)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.332M (2005)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3075M (2004)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3 /04
  • signed by NY Mets 8/99 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 14.052

 

Third Basemen

Yunel Escobar 3b-2b
2 years/$13M (2015-16), plus 2017 club option

  • 2 years/$13M (2015-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 4/5/14
    • 15:$5M, 16:$7M, 17:$7M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Tampa Bay 1/10/15
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 1/14/15
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Washington 12/10/15 (Nationals pay Angels about $1.5M in the deal)
    • LA Angels exercised 2017 option 11/16
  • 2 years/$10M (2012-13), plus 2014-15 club options
    • signed extension with Toronto 6/19/11
    • 12:$5M, 13:$5M, 14:$5M club option, 15:$5M club option
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/13/12
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Miami 12/4/12
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2014 option 11/2/13
  • 1 year/$2.9M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.435M (2010)
    • renewed by Atlanta 3/3/10
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Atlanta 7/14/10
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09
  • 1 year/$0.4025M (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 6/1/07
  • drafted by Atlanta 2005 (2-75) (Miami – no school)
  • $0.475M signing bonus
  • agent: Miami Sports Management (previously Wasserman Media)
  • ML service: 10.121

Ryan Flaherty 3b-ss
1 year/$1.8M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/25/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.5M-$0.9M)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 400 plate appearances
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP, World Series MVP
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
  • 1 year/$0.4935M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • selected by Baltimore from Chicago Cubs in Rule 5 draft 12/8/11
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2008 (1s-41) (Vanderbilt)
  • $0.906M signing bonus
  • agent: Jeff Berry, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 6.000

Todd Frazier 3b
1 year/$12M (2017)

  • 1 year/$12M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/18/17
  • 2 years/$12M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 2/8/15 (avoided arbitration, $5.7M-$3.9M)
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 15:$3M, 16:$7.5M
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Cincinnati 12/16/15
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5275M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/19/10
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2007 (1s-34) (Rutgers)
  • signed 7/07, $0.825M signing bonus
  • agent: Brodie Van Wagenen, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 6.071

Kelly Johnson 3b-2b
1 year/$2M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/16
    • may earn an additional $1.25M in performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500 plate appearances
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Atlanta 6/8/16 with Braves paying $0.45M of $1,267,760 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/17/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/5/15
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Atlanta 7/24/15 (Mets responsible for $2.5M of $3,147,541 remaining on combined 2015 contracts for Johnson and Juan Uribe)
  • 1 year/$3M (2014)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/13
    • acquired by Boston in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/14
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Boston 8/31/14
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2013)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/5/13
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 550, 600 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$6.375M (2012)
    • accepted offer of arbitration from Toronto 12/7/11
    • signed by Toronto 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.85M (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 2/14/11 (avoided arbitration, $6.5M-$4.7M)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Arizona 8/23/11
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2010)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/30/09
  • 1 year/$2.825M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/18/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.3M-$2.35M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 620 PAs, $25,000 for 670 PAs
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/12/09
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.336M (2006)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/05
  • drafted by Atlanta 2000 (1s-38) (Westwood HS, Austin, Texas)
  • $0.79M signing bonus
  • agent: Mike Milchin
  • ML service: 11.127 (through 2016)

Brett Lawrie 2b-3b
1 year/$3.5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$3.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Chicago White Sox 3/5/17 (due 30 days’ pay, $573,771)
  • 1 year/$4.125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.925M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Oakland 12/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.5161M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 8/5/11
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Milwaukee 12/6/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2008 (1-16) (Brookswood SS, Langley, BC)
  • signed 8/5/08, $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 5.055 (through 2016)

Will Middlebrooks 3b-1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/1/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/10/17 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/16/15 (minor-league contract with right to opt out 7/1/16 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 7/4/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 8/30/16
  • 1 year/$0.5405M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.5405M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Boston 12/19/4
  • 1 year/$0.498M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
  • drafted by Boston 2007 (5-174) (Liberty Eylau, Texarkana, Texas)
  • $0.925M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 3.146

Mike Moustakas 3b
2 years/$14.3M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$14.3M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 2/11/16 (avoided arbitration, $7M-$4.2M)
    • 16:$5.6M, 17:$8.7M
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from Kansas City 11/6/17
  • 1 year/$2.64M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/3/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.1M-$1.85M)
    • performance bonuses: $10,000 for 550 plate appearances
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.549M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.5245M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$487,250 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 6/10/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2007 (1-2) (Chatsworth HS, Calif.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $4M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.111

Eduardo Nunez 3b
1 year/$4.2M (2017)

  • 1 year/$4.2M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Francisco 7/25/17
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.025M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5769M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade 4/7/14 after being DFA by NY Yankees 4/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.5333M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.5238M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year/$0.4193M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Yankees 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Yankees 3/12/10
  • signed by NY Yankees 2/28/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 6.090

Jhonny Peralta 3b-ss
4 years/$53M (2014-17)

  • 4 years/$53M (2014-17)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/24/13
    • 14:$15.5M, 15:$15M, 16:$12.5M, 17:$10M
    • limited no-trade protection
    • DFA by St. Louis 6/9/17, released 6/13/17
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 6/23/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Boston 7/13/17
  • 2 years/$11.25M (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
    • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/8/10
    • 11:$5.25M, 12:$5.5M, 13:$6M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Detroit exercised 2013 option 10/30/12
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation from Biogenesis case)
    • activated from restricted list 9/29/13
  • 5 years/$13M (2006-10), plus 2011 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 3/06, replacing 1-year deal signed 2/06
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 06:$0.5M, 07:$0.75M, 08:$2.25M, 09:$3.4M, 10:$4.6M, 11:$7M 2011 club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $0.2M for MVP. $0.1M each for election to All-Star game, Word Series MVP. $50,000 each for LCS MVP, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, All-Star roster
    • 2010 salary increased by $0.25M to $4.85M based on awards
    • 2011 option may increase (up to $1M) with:
      • $0.5M with MVP award, 2006-10
      • $0.1M with All-Star selection, Gold Glove, 2006-10
      • $0.25M with trade
    • acquired with cash by Detroit in trade from Cleveland 7/28/10
    • Detroit declined 2011 option 11/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.3167M (2005)
    • re-signed 3/05
  • agent: MDR Sports (previously ISE Baseball and ACES, Bill Rego)
  • ML service: 12.118 (through 2016)

Trevor Plouffe 3b
1 year/$5.25M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.25M (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/18/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M for 350 plate appearances. $0.3M for 450, 525 PAs
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 6/17/17 after being DFA by Oakland 6/15/17 (A’s to pay more than $2M of $3,040,984 left on contract)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 8/25/17
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/4/17
  • 1 year/$7.25M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/25/16 (avoided arbitration, $7.95M-$7M)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 11/18/16 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$4.8M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2015
    • arbitration-eligible ($M-$M)
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/19/08
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • drafted by Minnesota 2004 (1-20) (Crespi HS, Northridge, Calif.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Nez Balelo, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 6.162

Danny Valencia 3b
1 year/$5.55M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.55M (2017)
    • signed by Seattle 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.15M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Oakland 11/12/16
  • 1 year/$1.675M (2015)
    • won arbitration with Toronto 2/7/15 ($1.675M-$1.25M)
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 8/3/15 after being DFA by Toronto 8/1/15
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City 7/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13
    • DFA by Baltimore 7/24/13 (optional assignment)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Baltimore 12/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Minnesota 8/5/12
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 11/28/12 after being DFA by Boston 11/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
  • drafted by Minnesota 2006 (19-576) (Miami)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 6.118

 

Outfielders

Jim Adduci lf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/10/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 4/23/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Lotte Giants of Korea
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2015)
    • signed by Lotte Giants of Korea 11/25/14
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/14
    • DFA by Texas 11/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/12/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/1/13
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Florida 9/06
  • drafted by Florida 2003 (42-1,252) (Evergreen Park HS, Ill.)
  • ML service: 1.122

Nori Aoki lf
1 year/$5.5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.5M (2017)
    • signed by Houston 11/30/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/31/17
    • DFA by Toronto 8/28/17, released 8/29/17
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 9/2/17 (Mets to pay pro-rated Major League minimum salary, or $87,705)
    • released by NY Mets 10/30/17
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2016), plus 2017 vesting option
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/3/15
    • 2017 option is added if Aoki has 480 or more plate appearances in 2016 (Aoki may exercise if he does not end 2016 season on disabled list with a concussion or concussion-related symptoms. Seattle may exercise if Aoki ends 2016 season on disabled list with a concussion or concussion-related symptoms.)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 PAs. $0.25M each for 525, 550, 575, 600 PAs
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Seattle 11/3/16
  • 1 year/$4.7M (2015), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/16/15
    • 15:$4M, 16:$5.5M club option ($0.7M buyout)
    • 2016 club option becomes mutual option with 550 plate appearances in 2015
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 plate appearances. $0.25M each for 525, 550, 575, 600 PAs
    • to be released at contract’s end, becoming a free agent
    • San Francisco declined 2016 option 11/5/15
  • 2 years/$2.5M (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by Milwaukee 1/17/12
    • 12:$1M, 13:$1.25M, 14:$1.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on games (75-150) and starts (100-140):
      • $1.675M in 2012, $0.8375M in 2013, $1.0875M in 2014
      • 2013 salary increases by one half of 2012 bonuses earned
    • may become Article XX(B) free agent after expiration of contract (after 2013 or 2014 season)
    • Milwaukee exercised 2014 option at $1,918,750 10/29/13
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/5/13
  • Milwaukee won negotiating rights with $2.5M bid after Aoki was posted by Japan’s Yakult Swallows 1/12
  • agent: Nez Balelo, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 5.148

Mike Aviles 3b-of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 5/4/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 5/12/17
    • DFA by Miami 5/17/17
    • contract selected by Miami 7/25/17
  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/18/15
    • may earn additional $0.3M in performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 150, 175, 200, 225, 250, 275 plate appearances
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Detroit 8/16/16, with Braves paying Tigers an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal
    • DFA by Atlanta 8/17/16
  • 2 years/$6M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 2/7/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.4M-$2.4M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 13:$1.75M, 14:$3M, 15:$3.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for 550 plate appearances, $0.2M each for 600, 625 PA
    • Cleveland exercised 2015 option 10/31/14
    • placed on restricted list 5/15/15, reinstated 5/18/15
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2012)
    • signed by Boston 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Boston 10/20/12 
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 11/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.64M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Kansas City 7/30/11
  • 1 year/$0.429M (2010)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/26/10
  • 1 year/$0.4245M (2009)
    • renewed by Kansas City 3/3/09 ($157,300 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/29/08
  • drafted by Kansas City 2003 (7-192) (Concordia College, NY)
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 8.137

Jose Bautista rf
1 year/$18.5M (2017), plus 2018, 2019 options

  • 1 year/$18.5M (2017), plus 2018, 2019 options
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/18/17
    • 17:$18M, 18:$17M mutual option ($0.5M buyout). 19:$20M option (guaranteed with 300 games played in 2017-18 and with no physical impairment preventing Bautista from playing in 2019)
    • Toronto declined 2017 option 11/17
  • 5 years/$65M (2011-15), plus 2016 option
    • signed extension with Toronto 2/17/11 (avoided arbitration, $10.5M-$7.6M)
    • 11:$8M, 12-15:$14M annually, 16:$14M club option ($1M buyout)
    • Toronto exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
    • Toronto made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (rejected)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 12/13/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2008)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.1M in performance bonuses based on games, PAs
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Pittsburgh 8/21/08
  • 1 year/$0.3975M (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3 (2004)
    • selected by Baltimore from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/03
    • signed by Baltimore 2/04
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from Baltimore 6/3/04
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Tampa Bay 6/28/04
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Kansas City 7/30/04
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 7/30/04
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2000 (20-599) (Chipola JC, Fla.)
  • agent: Jay Alou, Epitome Sports
  • ML service: 12.165

Carlos Beltran rf-dh
1 year/$16M (2017)

  • 1 year/$16M (2017)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/5/16
    • full no-trade protection
  • 3 years/$45M (2014-16)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/13
    • 14:$15M, 15:$15M, 16:$15M
    • limited no-trade clause allowing Beltran to block deals to 15 clubs (for 2016, Beltran may be traded without his permission to Cleveland, Detroit, Kansas City, LA Dodgers, St. Louis, Tampa Bay, Washington and seven other clubs)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from NY Yankees 8/1/16 with $5,081,967 remaining on contract (Yankees pay Rangers $3,708,333 in deal)
  • 2 years/$26M (2012-13)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/23/11
    • 12:$13M, 13:$13M
    • full no-trade clause
    • award bonuses for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP, WS MVP or top 5 in NL MVP vote. $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • St. Louis made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 7 years/$119M (2005-11)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/05
    • $11M signing bonus
      • $5M at signing 1/05, $2M 6/15/05, $2M 1/15/06, $2M 1/15/07
    • 05:$10M, 06:$12M, 07:$12M, 08:$18.5M, 09:$18.5M, 10:$18.5M, 11:$18.5M
    • full no-trade clause
    • $22M ($5.5M annually from 2008-11 salaries) deferred at 1.72% compounded interest
    • club agreed to not offer arbitration after 2011 season
    • award bonuses: $0.1M each for Silver Slugger, Aaron Award, Gold Glove, All Star, most All Star votes in league, BA/TSN/AP MVP or Player of Year. $0.15M each for LDS MVP, LCS MVP. $0.2M each for 2nd-5th in MVP vote. $0.25M for WS MVP. $0.5M for first MVP. $1M for second MVP; $1.5M for third and subsequent MVPs
    • perks: hotel suite on road, 15-person suite at home games, player to purchase post-season tickets, club agreed to lease ocular enhancer machine (device that throws numbered & multi-colored tennis balls at 150 mph)
    • Beltran to donate $0.3M annually to charity (half to club charity, half to charity of player’s choice)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from NY Mets 7/28/11 (waived no-trade clause) (Mets pay $4M of remaining $6.5M in 2011 salary)
  • 1 year/$9M (2004)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1 /04 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Kansas City 6/04
  • 1 year/$6M (2003)
    • lost in arbitration to Kansas City 2/03 ($6.95M-$6M)
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2002)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1 /02 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP, $25,000 for ALCS MVP, $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, WS MVP
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2001)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/01
  • 1 year/$0.35M (2000)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/00
  • 1 year/$0.2M (1999)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/99
  • drafted by Kansas City 1995 (2-49) (Fernando Callejo HS, Manati, P.R.)
  • agent: Dan Lozano, MVP Sports (previously Boras Corp.)
  • ML service: 19.014

Gregor Blanco cf-lf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/18/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • released by Arizona 3/27/17
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/28/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 5/5/17
  • 2 years/$7.5M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with San Francisco 1/18/15 (avoided arbitration, $4M-$3.3M)
    • 15:$3.6M, 16:$3.9M
  • 1 year/$2.525M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.516M (2012)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/18/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 3/30/11
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Kansas City 5/8/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/24/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Atlanta 7/31/10 (Royals paid Braves about $2M as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/06
    • signed by Atlanta 2/07
  • signed 7/00 by Atlanta as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 7.142

Peter Bourjos cf
1 year/$1.35M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/27/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.35M in majors)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago White Sox 3/27/17
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/1/17
  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from St. Louis 12/2/15
    • signed by Philadelphia 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2014)
    • signed by St. Louis 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from LA Angels 11/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/19/09
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/10
  • drafted by LA Angles 2005 (10-313) (Notre Dame HS, Scottsdale)
  • $0.325M signing bonus
  • agent: Dishman Sports
  • ML service: 7.062

Michael Bourn cf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/21/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $3.5M in performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • released by Baltimore 3/27/17 (exercised right to opt out)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 4/10/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 5/24/17
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 6/2/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Angels 7/3/17
  • 4 years/$48M (2013-16), plus 2017 option
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/11/13
    • 13:$7M, 14:$13.5M, 15:$13.5M, 16:$14M, 17:$12M vesting option (option vests with 550 plate appearances in 2016)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cleveland 8/7/15, with the Indians paying the Braves $15M in cash to cover a portion of the 2016 salaries for Bourn and Nick Swisher
    • DFA by Atlanta 4/2/16, released 4/9/16
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/22/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Toronto 5/9/16
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 5/10/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 5/15/16
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Arizona 8/31/16
  • 1 year/$6.845M (2012)
    • signed by Atlanta 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.4M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Houston 7/31/11
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $25,000 for Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$0.4345M (2009)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/10/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 11/7/07
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • split contract paying $60,000 in minors
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/05
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2003 (4-115) (University of Houston)
  • $0.299M signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 10.003 (through 2016)

Domonic Brown lf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/31/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Colorado 7/30/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/25/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/19/15
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 7/28/10
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2006 (20-607) (Redan HS, Stone Mountain, Ga.)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 4.043 (through 2016)

Jay Bruce rf
6 years/$51M (2011-16), plus 2017 club option

  • 6 years/$51M (2011-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 12/10/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 11:$2.75M, 12:$5M, 13:$7.5M, 14:$10M, 15:$12M, 16:$12.5M, 17:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • limited no-trade clause (may block deals to 8 clubs, with no-trade list as of 12/15 consisting of Arizona, Boston, Cleveland, Miami, Minnesota, NY Yankees, Oakland and Tampa Bay)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cincinnati 8/1/16 with $5,234,973 remaining on contract
    • award bonuses
    • NY Mets exercised 2017 option 11/2/16
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Mets 8/10/17, with Indians responsible for $3,765,027 in remaining 2017 salary
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4175M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/21/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed 12/5/07 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 5/27/08
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2005 (1-12) (West Brook HS, Beaumont, Texas)
  • $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 9.125

Lorenzo Cain cf
2 years/$17.5M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$17.5M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration, $7.85M-$5M)
    • 16:$6.5M, 17:$11M
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from Kansas City 11/6/17
  • 1 year/$2.725M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/3/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$2M)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 505 plate appearances
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star
  • 1 year/$0.546M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
  • 1 year/$503,175 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$480,850 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/18/09
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/23/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2004 (17-496) (Tallahassee CC) (draft & follow)
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 6.074

Melky Cabrera lf
3 years/$42M (2015-17)

  • 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

Chris Coghlan 3b-lf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/3/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $3M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • released by Philadelphia 3/28/17
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/1/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/14/17
    • released by Toronto 8/12/17
  • 1 year/$4.8M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago Cubs 2/25/16
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 6/9/16
  • 1 year/$2.505M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 1/20/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5035M (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/13
    • non-tendered by Miami 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.475M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Florida 5/8/09
  • drafted by Florida 2006 (1s-36) (Mississippi)
  • $0.95M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.148 (through 2016)

Tyler Collins of
1 year/$0.5447M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5447M (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
    • DFA by Detroit 5/28/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/4/17
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/11/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/2/17 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.5105M (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 3/30/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2011 (6-197) (Howard JC, Texas)
  • $0.21M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.165

Rajai Davis cf
1 year/$6M (2017)

  • 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

Alejandro De Aza cf-lf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/20/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.75M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • released by Oakland 3/27/17 (exercised right to opt out)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/14/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 8/16/17
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2016)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15
    • may earn additional $1.25M in performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 400, 450, 500, 550, 600 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$5M (2015)
    • lost in arbitration with Baltimore 2/21/15 ($5.65M-$5M)
    • acquired by Boston in trade 6/3/15 after being DFA by Baltimore 5/27/15
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Boston 8/31/15
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/31/14
  • 1 year/$2.075M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Florida 5/17/09
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Florida 10/21/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/22/08
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Florida 10/1/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • contract purchased by Florida 4/07
  • selected by Florida from LA Dodgers in Rule 5 draft 12/04
  • signed 2001 by LA Dodgers as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 8.014

Chris Denorfia of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/13/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Colorado 6/2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/2/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out at end of March if not on Major League roster
    • exercised opt-out clause 3/26/16
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/9/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 400, 450, 500, 550 plate appearances
  • 2 years/$4.25M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with San Diego 9/5/12
    • 13:$2M, 14:$2.25M
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from San Diego 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$1.165M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 12/13/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 12/1/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/18/09 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 5/17/10
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/18/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/9/09
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/08
  • 1 year/$0.3825M (2007)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Cincinnati 4/27/07
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2002 (19-555) (Wheaton College, Mass.)
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 8.041 (through 2016)

Jarrod Dyson cf
1 year/$2.8M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.8M (2017)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Kansas City 1/6/17
    • signed by Seattle 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.725M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.225M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/27/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.6M-$0.9M)
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
  • 1 year/$0.506M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/15/13
  • 1 year/$483,625 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/19/10
  • drafted by Kansas City 2006 (50-1,475) (SW Mississippi CC)
  • $5,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.088

Brett Eibner of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 1/25/17 after being DFA by Oakland 1/20/17
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 9/1/17, released 9/2/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Kansas City 7/29/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (2-54) (Arkansas)
  • $1.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.121 (through 2016)

Andre Ethier cf
5 years/$85M (2013-17), plus 2018 option

  • 5 years/$85M (2013-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with LA Dodgers 6/12/12
    • 13:$13.5M, 14:$15.5M, 15:$18M, 16:$18M, 17:$17.5M, 18:$17.5M club option ($2.5M buyout)
    • 2018 salary guaranteed with 550 plate appearances in 2017 or 1,100 PAs in 2017-18
    • perks: use of stadium luxury box for eight games each season
    • LA Dodgers declined 2017 option 11/17
  • 1 year/$10.95M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 600, 625 PAs
  • 2 years/$15.25M (2010-11)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 10:$5.5M, 11:$9.25M
    • 2011 base salary increases based on 2010 PAs: $25,000 for 600 PA, $50,000 each for 650, 675 PAs
    • annual performance bonuses: $25,000 for 600 PAs, $50,000 each for 650, 675 PAs
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/17/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.75M-$2.65M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 596, 625 PAs. $50,000 for 650 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.4245M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/28/08
  • 1 year/$0.3875M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/05
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Oakland 12/05
    • signed by LA Dodgers 2/06
  • drafted by Oakland 2003 (2-62) (Arizona State)
  • $0.58M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 11.153

Craig Gentry cf-rf
1 year/$0.85M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/18/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.85M in majors)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 5/16/17
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/20/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 7/14/17
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/30/17
  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/9/15 (non-guaranteed)
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/30/16 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Oakland 11/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/15 (refused assignment 12/2/15)
  • 1 year/$1.145M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Texas 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4843M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/12
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Texas 9/1/09
  • drafted by Texas 2006 (10-298) (Arkansas)
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • agent: RMG Baseball
  • ML service: 6.065

Carlos Gomez cf
1 year/$11.5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$11.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/13/16
  • 3 years/$24M (2014-16)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 3/13/13
    • 14:$7M, 15:$8M, 16:$9M
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Milwaukee 7/30/15 with $11,885,245 left on contract ($2,885,245 in 2015 and $9M in 2016)
    • DFA by Houston 8/10/16, released 8/18/16
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 8/20/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/25/16
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.9625M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/12/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 450, 475, 500, 525 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/17/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Minnesota 11/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Mets 2/1/08
    • signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/06
    • signed by NY Mets 3/07
  • signed by NY Mets 7/02 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 10.141

Carlos Gonzalez cf
7 years/$80M (2011-17)

  • 7 years/$80M (2011-17)
    • signed extension with Colorado 1//11/11
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 11:$1M, 12:$5M, 13:$7.5M, 14:$10.5M, 15:$16M, 16:$17M, 17:$20M
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All-Star selection. $50,000 for Silver Slugger. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP
    • $1M assignment bonus if traded
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2009)
    • renewed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($149,172 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Oakland 11/12/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • signed by Arizona 2/07
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/14/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/06
  • signed by Arizona 8/02 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 9.059

Curtis Granderson rf-cf
4 years/$60M (2014-17)

  • 4 years/$60M (2014-17)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/13
    • 14:$13M, 15:$16M, 16:$16M, 17:$15M
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from NY Mets 8/19/17 with $3,606,557 remaining on contract
  • 5 years/$30.25M (2008-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Detroit 2/4/08
    • 08:$1M, 09:$3.5M, 10:$5.5M, 11:$8.25M, 12:$10M, 13:$13M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 2013 option increases to:
      • $15M if MVP (1st – 5th) in 2011 or 2012
      • $14M if All Star in 2011 or 2012
      • $13.5M if All Star selection in 2011 or 2012
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove; $50,000 for Silver Slugger; $75,000 for LCS MVP; $0.1M for MVP, WS MVP
    • acquired by NY Yankees in 3-way trade from Detroit 12/9/09
    • NY Yankees exercised $15M option for 2013 10/29/12
    • NY Yankees made qualifying offer 11/4/13 
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2007)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2006)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/05
  • drafted by Detroit 2002 (3-80) (University of Illinois-Chicago)
  • $0.469M signing bonus
  • agent: Pro Prospects
  • ML service: 12.077

Franklin Gutierrez lf
1 year/$2.6M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.6M (2017)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 400, 450 plate appearances. $0.2M for 500 PA
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/11/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 200, 250, 300, 350, 400, 450, 500 plate appearances. $0.75M for 550 PAs
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/26/15 (minor-league contract paying $0.75M in majors and $0.1M in minors)
    • released by Seattle, re-signed as a free agent 3/31/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/24/15
  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/18/13
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • placed on restricted list 2/13/14 (failed to report, will miss 2014 season with illness)
  • 4 years/$20.25M (2010-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Seattle 1/8/10
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 10:$2M, 11:$4M, 12:$5.5M, 13:$7M, 14:$7.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2013 salary increases to $7.25M with 600 PAs in 2012
    • award bonus: $50,000 for Gold Glove
    • Seattle declined 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.455M (2009)
    • acquired by Seattle in three-way trade from Cleveland 12/10/08
    • signed by Seattle 3/1/09
  • 1 year/$0.4044M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/28/08 (split contract, $197,300 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.3819M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/07 (split contract, $96,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/05
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Dodgers 4/04
  • signed by LA Dodgers 2000 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Wil Polidor, Octagon
  • ML service: 10.011

Josh Hamilton lf-1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/17/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.535M in majors
    • released by Texas 4/21/17
  • 5 years/$125M (2013-17)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/13/12
    • $10M signing bonus, $2M to Hamilton’s charity ($0.4M annually)
    • 13:$15M, 14:$15M, 15:$23M, 16:$30M, 17:$30M
    • full no-trade clause
    • award bonuses: $0.5M for MVP ($75,000 for second or third in MVP vote). $0.1M for WS MVP. $75,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $50,000 for All-Star
    • perks: hotel suite on road, luxury suite for 2013-14 home games, right to pay $0.15M/year for luxury suite for 2015-17 home games
    • acquired by Texas in trade from LA Angels 4/27/15
      • $80,234,973 due ($20,234,973 in 2015, $30M each in 2016-17)
      • as part of trade, Hamilton agreed to re-work his contract in exchange for the right to opt out of the deal after 2016, effectively reducing his salaries to offset the change in state income taxes (13.3% in California, compared to none in Texas)
      • assuming reductions of 13.3%, adjusted salaries are $17,543,722 in 2015, $26.01M in 2016 and $26.01M in 2017
      • LA Angels to pay about $62,563,722 of remaining salaries, with some relief if Hamilton is suspended without pay in the future
      • Texas agreed to pay more than $6M of Hamilton’s 2015-17 salaries (about $2M annually)
      • released by Texas 8/23/16
  • 2 years/$24M (2011-12)
    • signed extension with Texas 2/11/11 (avoided arbitration, $12M-$8.7M)
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 11:$7.25M, 12:$13.75M
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/09
    • award bonuses: $10,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, MVP, Aaron award
  • 1 year/$396,830 (2008)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Cincinnati 12/21/07
    • re-signed by Texas 2/15/08
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • drafted by Chicago Cubs from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/06
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/06
    • signed by Cincinnati 2/07
  • sent outright to minors by Tampa Bay 11/05
  • suspended indefinitely 3/04 for violations of substance abuse policy
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 1999 (1-1) (Athens Drive HS, Raleigh, N.C.)
  • $3.96M signing bonus
  • agent: Michael Moye
  • ML service: 9.144 (through 2016)

Chris Heisey of
1 year/$1.4M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.4M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/19/16
    • performance bonuses
    • released by Washington 7/30/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • contract selected by Washington 3/31/16
  • 1 year/$2.16M (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 7/30/15, released 8/7/15
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/13/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Toronto for cash 8/31/15
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/6/15
    • elected free agency 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$1.76M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Cincinnati 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$1.325M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/31/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.65M-$1.05M)
    • performance bonus: $30,000 for 400 plate apperaances
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/09
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2006 (17-504) (Messiah College, Penn.)
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 6.042 (through 2016)

Matt Holliday dh-lf
1 year/$13M (2017)

  • 1 year/$13M (2077)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/7/16
    • limited no-trade protection: may block deals to one club (Oakland)
  • 7 years/$120M (2010-16), plus 2017 option
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/10
    • 10-16: $17M annually, 17:$17M club option ($1M buyout)
    • club to exercise/decline option within 5 days of end of 2016 World Series
    • 2017 option guaranteed with top 10 finish in 2016 MVP vote
    • $2M annually deferred without interest, to be paid from 2020 to 2029 in annual installments of $1.4M or $1.6M, depending on whether the option vests or is exercised (present value of $113,580,723 per MLBPA)
    • St. Louis declined 2017 option 11/4/16
    • full no-trade clause
    • award bonuses: $0.2M for MVP ($0.1M for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd). $0.15M for WS MVP. $0.1M for NLCS MVP. $50,000 each for NLDS MVP, All Star election, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $25,000 for All Star selection
    • perks: suite on road
  • 2 years/$23M (2008-09)
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • 08:$9.5M, 09:$13.5M
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove. $50,000 for Silver Slugger. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 11/12/08
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Oakland 7/24/09 (A’s to pay $1.5M of approximately $5.385M remaining of 2009 salary)
  • 1 year/$4.4M (2007)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years (2002-05), plus 2006, 2007 options
    • signed by Colorado 3/02
    • 02:$0.1M, 03:$0.125M, 04:$0.15M, 05:$0.316M, 06:$0.5M club option ($0.1M buyout), 07:$0.6M club option ($0.1M buyout)
    • in majors, salaries increase to 02:$0.2M, 03:$0.3M, 04:$0.3M
    • if otherwise eligible for arbitration or free agency, Holliday has right to void remainder of contract & forfeit buyout (Holliday exercised this right after 2006 & re-signed, avoiding arbitration)
    • performance bonuses:
      • 2004: $40,000 each for 200, 250, 300, 350 and 400 PAs
      • 2005: $50,000 each for 250, 300, 350, 400 PAs
    • roster bonuses: $0.2M for 60 days on active roster, $0.25M for 120 days on active roster, $0.3M for 180 days on the active roster
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove. $50,000 each for Rookie of the Year, Silver Slugger, LDS MVP. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP or World Series MVP
    • Holliday may not play football for 3 years but may after 2004
    • Colorado exercised $0.5M 2006 option 10/05
  • drafted by Colorado 1998 (7-210) (Stillwater HS, Okla.)
  • $0.8425M signing bonus (largest-ever for 7th-round)
  • first pro contract required club to offer Holliday a Major League contract by 8/2001
  • agent: Boras Corp. (formerly Jot Hartley)
  • ML service: 14.000

Austin Jackson cf
1 year/$1.5M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/25/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may earn additional $4M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster at end of spring training
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/27/17
  • 1 year/$5M (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 3/6/16
  • 1 year/$7.7M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Seattle 8/31/15
  • 1 year/$6M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Detroit 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • renewed by Detroit 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/09
    • acquired by Detroit in 3-way trade from NY Yankees 12/9/09
    • signed by Detroit 1/27/10
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2005 (8-259)
  • $0.8M signing bonus (8th round record)
  • agent: Octagon (previously Boras Corp.)
  • ML service: 8.000

Jon Jay cf
1 year/$8M (2017)

  • 1 year/$8M (2017)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/29/16
  • 2 years/$10.975M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/9/15 (avoided arbitration, $5M-$4.1M)
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 15:$3.5M, 16:$6.225M
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from St. Louis 12/8/15 (Padres pay Cardinals $7.5M as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2014)
    • signed by St. Louis 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.524M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/22/12 (split contract)
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/09
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (2-74) (Miami, Fla.)
  • $0.48M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 7.134

Desmond Jennings cf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/8/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • released by Cincinnati 3/31/17
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 4/6/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Mets 6/16/17
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Tampa Bay 8/26/16
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$0.517M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.5018M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4869M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2006 (10-289) (Itawamba CC, Miss.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously SFX)
  • ML service: 5.075 (through 2016)

Howie Kendrick lf
2 years/$20M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$20M (2016-17)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/4/16
    • 16:$10M, 17:$10M
    • $5M annually is deferred without interest, to be paid in two installments of $5M each, 12/15/18 and 12/15/19
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from LA Dodgers 11/11/16
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/17 (Phillies pay Nationals $1,585,929, or difference between Kendrick’s remaining 2017 salary of $1,775,956, and a pro-rated share of the Major League minimum salary, or $190,027
  • 4 years/$33.5M (2012-15)
    • signed extension with LA Angels 1/9/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • $1.4M signing bonus
    • 12:$4.5M, 13:$8.75M, 14:$9.35M, 15:$9.5M
    • limited no-trade protection allowing Kendrick to block deals to 15 clubs in 2012, 12 in 2013, six in 2014 and four in 2015 (no-trade list consists of Miami, NY Mets, Tampa Bay & Toronto 11/14)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from LA Angels 12/10/14
    • LA Dodgers made qualifying offer to Kendrick 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.465M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/26/09
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.4325M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/22/08
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/07
  • 1 year (2006), re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/05
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
  • drafted by Anaheim 2002 (10-294) (St. Johns River CC, Fla.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus (draft & follow)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 11.091

Hyun-soo Kim of-1b
2 years/$7M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$7M (2016-17)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/23/15
    • 16:$2.8M, 17:$4.2M
    • may not be assigned to minor leagues without consent
    • may become free agent after 2017 season
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Baltimore 7/28/17 (Phillies pay Orioles $4,617,486, covering difference in remaining salaries for Jeremy Hellickson ($6,109,289) and Kim ($1,491,803) )
  • 2006-15: Doosan of Korea
  • agent: Esther Lee, Leeco Sports Agency
  • ML service: 2.000

Ryan LaMarre cf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/28/16
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 4/23/17 after being DFA by LA Angels 4/18/17
    • released by Oakland 6/21/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 6/18/16
    • DFA by Boston 7/7/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/11/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/20/15
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
    • DFA by Cincinnati 8/12/14, released 8/13/14
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 8/19/14 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2010 (2-62) (Michigan)
  • $0.5877M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 0.070 (through 2016)

Andrew Lambo of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
    • released by Oakland 5/14/17
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • signed by Oakland 12/2/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/6/16
  • 1 year/$0.5155M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Pittsburgh 11/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/13/13
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/10 (Dotel deal)
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2007 (4-146) (Newbury Park HS, Calif.)
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 2.002 (through 2016)

Rymer Liriano of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/31/17
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/4/17 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2016)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade 1/28/16 after being DFA by San Diego 1/22/16
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/16
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Milwaukee 10/28/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/18/11
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • signed 2009 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 1.079

Leonys Martin cf
1 year/$4.85M (2017)

  • 1 year/$4.85M (2017)
    • signed by Seattle 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Seattle 4/23/17
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/30/17
    • DFA by Seattle 8/23/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/25/17
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Seattle 8/31/17 with $821,584 remaining on contract
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/6/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$4.15M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 5 years/$15.5M (2011-15)
    • signed Major League contract with Texas as amateur free agent from Cuba 5/4/11
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 11:$0.5M, 12:$1.25M, 13:$2.25M, 14:$2.75M, 15:$3.75M
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Texas 11/16/15
  • agent: MDR Sports (previously Richard W. Carter, Praver-Shapiro)
  • ML service: 4.161

J.D. Martinez rf
2 years/$18.5M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$18.5M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with Detroit 2/8/16 (avoided arbitration, $8M-$6M)
    • 16:$6.75M, 17:$11.75M
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Detroit 7/18/17
  • 1 year/$3M (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • released by Houston 3/22/14
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/24/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 4/21/14
  • 1 year/$0.4978M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/20/13
  • 1 year/$0.483M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Houston 7/30/11
  • drafted by Houston 2009 (20-611) (Nova Southeastern)
  • $30,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously RMG Baseball)
  • ML service: 6.036

Cameron Maybin cf
5 years/$25M (2012-16), plus 2017 option

  • 5 years/$25M (2012-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 3/3/12
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$0.5M, 13:$3M, 14:$5M, 15:$7M, 16:$8M, 17:$9M club option ($1M buyout)
    • placed on restricted list 7/23/14 (positive amphetamine test)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 4/5/15
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Atlanta 11/20/15, with Braves paying $2.5M of Maybin’s $8M salary for 2015
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Detroit 11/3/16
    • LA Angels exercised 2017 option 11/3/16
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from LA Angels 8/31/17 ($1,524,590 remaining on contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4291M (2011)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Florida 11/13/10
    • signed by San Diego 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • renewed by Florida 3/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Detroit 12/4/07
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 8/17/07
  • drafted by Detroit 2005 (1-10) (Roberson HS, Asheville, N.C.)
  • signed 9/05, $2.65M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports (previously Brian Goldberg)
  • ML service: 8.073

Daniel Nava lf
1 year/$1.35M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.35M (2017)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/12/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 3/30/17
  • 1 year/$1.375M (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/16/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/30/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/4/16
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 8/30/16
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/6/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 11/8/16 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$1.85M (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/29/15 (avoided arbitration, $2.25M-$1.3M)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 8/5/15 after being DFA by Boston 7/30/15
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 11/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/15 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.5565M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.5055M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston for 2012 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Boston 5/10/12
  • 1 year/$0.4175M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
    • DFA by Boston 5/20/11, sent outright to Triple-A 5/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Boston 6/12/10
  • signed by Boston 1/08 as an amateur free agent from independent Golden League (Santa Clara)
  • agent: Joe Sambito, ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 6.024

Angel Pagan cf
4 years/$40M (2013-16)

  • 4 years/$40M (2013-16)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/3/12 
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 13:$7M, 14:$9M, 15:$9M, 16:$10M
  • 1 year/$4.85M (2012)
    • signed by San Francisco 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 550, 600, 650 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/31/11 (avoided arbitration, $4.2M-$3.0626M)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from NY Mets 12/7/11
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/9/10 (avoided arbitration, $1.8M-$1.275M)
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2009)
    • re-signed 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 200, 250 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.4015M (2008)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/5/08
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/08
  • 1 year (2007), re-signed 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 10/05
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Mets 1/06
  • drafted by NY Mets 1999 (4-136) (Indian River CC, Fla.)
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 10.144 (through 2016)

Alex Presley cf-lf
1 year (2017)

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

Cesar Puello of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 6/1/17 (exercised opt-out)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 6/3/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/9/17
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 8/19/17 after being DFA by LA Angels 8/12/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/6/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/26/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 4/3/15
    • released by NY Mets 8/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • signed 2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.019

Colby Rasmus lf-cf
1 year/$5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5M (2017)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/30/17
    • may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $0.1M each for 400, 425, 450, 475 PA. $0.2M for 500 PA. $0.4M for 525 PA. $0.5M each for 550, 575 PA
    • one-time assignment bonus of $0.25M with trade
    • placed on restricted list by Tampa Bay 7/13/17 (personal reasons)
  • 1 year/$15.8M (2016)
    • accepted Houston’s qualifying offer 11/12/15
  • 1 year/$8M (2015)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/20/15
    • Houston made qualifying offer to Rasmus 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$7M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.675M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/14/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2012)
    • signed by Toronto 1/15/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.443M (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from St. Louis 7/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 4/5/09
  • drafted by St. Louis 2005 (1-25) (Russell County HS, Ala.)
  • signed 6/05, $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 8.103

Ben Revere cf
1 year/$4M (2017)

  • 1 year/$4M (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/23/16
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $0.125M each for 300, 325, 350 PA. $0.175M each for 375, 400 PA. $0.2M each for 425, 450 PA. $0.225M each for 475, 500, 525, 575 PA.
  • 1 year/$6.25M (2016)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Toronto 1/8/16 (Nationals to pay Blue Jays cash to make up difference in 2016 salaries between Revere and Drew Storen, or $2.125M)
    • signed by Washington 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 450, 500 plate appearances
    • non-tendered by Washington 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 7/31/15 with Phillies paying all $1,456,284 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/26/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.425M-$1.4M)
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2013)
    • signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Minnesota 12/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/5/10
  • drafted by Minnesota 2007 (1-28) (Lexington Catholic HS, KY)
  • signed 6/12/07, $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Barry Meister, Dick Robinson
  • ML service: 6.149

Dan Robertson of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/23/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/14/17
    • released by Cleveland 8/10/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/5/16
    • DFA by Seattle 8/12/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/15/16
  • 1 year/$511,250 (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from LA Angels 11/6/15
    • DFA by Seattle 12/18/15, sent outright to Triple-A 12/23/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from San Diego 4/23/14
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Texas 11/20/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (33-1,005) (Oregon State)
  • ML service: 1.075 (through 2016)

Shane Robinson of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/21/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/31/17
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/9/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/12/17
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/19/17
    • DFA by LA Angels 8/7/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/10/17
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/8/17
    • elected free agency 11/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/19/15 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 3/29/16 if not on Major League roster
    • opted out of contract 3/29/16
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 3/30/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/1/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 11/9/16, sent outright to Triple-A 11/14/16
    • elected free agency 11/16/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/5/14 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.55M in majors)
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 4/2/15
    • contract selected by Minnesota 3/31/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/21/15
  • 1 year/$0.519M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • released by St. Louis 11/18/14
  • 1 year/$0.498M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 9/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 10/12/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 5/7/09
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (5-166) (Florida State)
  • $.0.175M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 5.012

Justin Ruggiano cf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/23/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 5/6/17
    • DFA by San Francisco 6/2/17, refused outright assignment 6/4/17
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 6/8/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Francisco 7/25/17 (exercised opt-out)
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2016)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/17/15 ($0.5M guaranteed)
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $0.1M each for 250, 300. $0.15M each for 350, 400. $0.25M for 450. $0.5M for 500
    • DFA by Texas 4/8/16, sent outright to Triple-A 4/10/16
    • released by Texas 7/26/16
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 7/30/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/4/16 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$2.505M (2015)
    • signed by Seattle 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Seattle 6/4/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Seattle 8/31/15, with Dodgers paying about $0.15M of $0.463M in remaining 2015 salary
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/1/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$2M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/29/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.45M-$1.6M)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/17/14
  • 1 year/$0.4945M (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/13
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Miami 12/12/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 1/25/12 (refused assignment 1/30/12)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 2/6/12 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Houston 5/26/12
    • contract purchased by Miami 5/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 5/20/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.404M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/15/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 9/19/07
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 7/19/06
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2004 (25-748) (Texas A&M)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 5.024 (through 2016)

Seth Smith lf-rf
2 years/$13M (2015-16), plus 2017 option

  • 2 years/$13M (2015-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 7/2/14
    • 15:$6M, 16:$6.75M, 17:$7M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from San Diego 12/30/14
    • Seattle exercised 2017 option 11/16
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Seattle 1/6/17
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2014)
    • signed by San Diego 1/14/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.675M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$2.415M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/15/12
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 1/16/12
  • 1 year/$0.429M (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.407M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2009)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($149,514 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Colorado 2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/16/07
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (2-50) (Mississippi)
  • signed 6/04, $0.69M signing bonus
  • agent: Aegis Sports
  • ML service: 9.119

Ichiro Suzuki rf
1 year/$2M (2016), plus 2017, 2018 options

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

Rickie Weeks lf-2b
1 year/$1.5M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/3/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 3/30/17
    • released by Tampa Bay 7/24/17
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/27/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Arizona 4/2/16
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/12/15
    • may earn an additional $2M in performance bonuses
    • DFA by Seattle 6/13/15, released 6/21/15
  • 4 years/$38.5M (2011-14), plus 2015 option
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 2/16/11 (avoided arbitration, $7.2M-$4.85M)
    • $4M signing bonus ($1.5M at signing, $2.5M paid 7/15/11)
    • 11:$3.5M, 12:$10M, 13:$10M, 14:$11M, 15:$11.5M option
    • 2015 option guaranteed if Weeks is healthy at end of 2014 season and has 600 PAs in 2014 or 1,200 PAs in 2013-14
    • if option does not vest, Milwaukee may void ($1M buyout if Weeks has 400 PAs in 2014)
    • Milwaukee declined 2015 option 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/3/09 (avoided arbitration, $2.8M-$2M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 575, 600, 625, 650 PAs
  • 1 year/$1.057M (2008)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/2/08
  • 5 years/$4.8M (2003-07)
    • signed Major League contract with Milwaukee 8/03
    • $3.6M signing bonus (spread over life of contract, $2M due 1/04)
    • 03:$0.1M, 04-05: split contracts, 06:$1.22M, 07:$1.32M
    • value of total package may reach $5.3M if Weeks makes the majors in 2005, $5.1M if Weeks makes the majors in 2006, $4.8M if Weeks makes the majors in 2007 (his final option year)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 6/05
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2003 (1-2) (Southern University)
  • agent: Greg Genske, Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 11.036 (through 2016)

Jayson Werth rf
7 years/$126M (2011-17)

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

Chris Young rf
2 years/$13M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$13M (2016-17)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/15
    • 16:$6.5M, 17:$6.5M
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/9/14
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $0.15M for 250 PA. $0.2M for 275 PA. $0.3M for 300 PA. $0.35M for 350 PA. $0.375M each for 375, 400 PA. $0.475M for 450 PA. $0.5M for 500 PA. $0.55M each for 550, 600 PA.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/07
  • 1 year/$7.25M (2014)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/22/13
    • DFA by NY Mets 8/9/14, released 8/15/14
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 8/28/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/14
  • 5 years/$28M (2009-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Arizona 4/8/08
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 09:$1.75M, 10:$3.25M, 11:$5M, 12:$7M, 13:$8.5M, 14:$11M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 10/20/12
    • Oakland declined 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2008)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/9/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/05
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/05
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/06
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2001 (16-493)
  • agent: Jeff Berry, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 11.039

Eric Young Jr. lf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/24/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/29/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 7/13/17
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/29/17
    • elected free agency 11/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/29/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors and performance bonuses)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Milwaukee 8/31/16
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/16
  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 2/14/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.75M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/5/15
    • DFA by Atlanta 6/5/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/11/15
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Atlanta 8/22/15
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/1/15
    • elected free agency 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$1.85M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade 6/19/13 after being DFA by Colorado 6/12/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09
  • drafted by Colorado 2003 (30-887) (Piscataway HS, NJ)
  • signed 6/04
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 5.163

 

Catchers

Bryan Anderson c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 2/17/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland for 2015 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/20/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/29/14 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Cincinnati 8/24/14
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/1/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/11/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/1/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/4/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/09
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • drafted by St. Louis 2005 (4-140) (Simi Valley HS, Calif.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 0.171 (through 2015)

Alex Avila c
1 year/$2M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2M (2017)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/23/16
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Detroit 7/31/17
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a a free agent 11/25/15
  • 1 year/$4.35M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/31/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.35M-$3.75M)
    • 14:$4.15M, 15:$5.4M club option ($0.2M buyout)
    • 2015 option guaranteed with 2014 All-Star selection or top 15 finish in 2014 MVP vote or 2014 Silver Slugger award
    • Detroit exercised 2015 option 11/17/14
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2012)
    • renewed by Detroit 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4049M (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/16/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 8/5/09
  • drafted by Detroit 2008 (5-169) (Alabama)
  • $0.169M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 8.061

Rob Brantly c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 6/17
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 6/29/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/27/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/4/17 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Chicago White Sox 3/12/16
    • DFA by Seattle 4/3/16, sent outright to Triple-A 4/6/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Miami 12/8/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Miami 8/13/12
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Detroit 7/23/12
  • drafted by Detroit 2010 (3-100) (UC-Riverside)
  • $0.3303M signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 1.171

Curt Casali c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/6/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$0.5136M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/18/14
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 3/25/13
  • drafted by Detroit 2011 (10-317) (Vanderbilt)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 2.029

Welington Castillo c
1 year/$6M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year/$6M (2017), plus 2018 player option
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/16
    • 17:$6M, 18:$7M player option
    • Castillo declined 2017 option 11/17
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Arizona 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago Cubs 5/19/15
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Seattle 6/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 12/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.009

Hank Conger c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/8/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.95M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.45M in performance bonuses
    • released by Arizona 7/30/17
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 9/6/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/8/16
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2015)
    • signed by Houston 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Houston 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • acquired by Houston in trade from LA Angels 11/5/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 9/7/10
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/11
  • drafted by LA Angels 2006 (1-25) (Huntington Beach HS, Calif.)
  • $1.35M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 4.150 (through 2016)

A.J. Ellis c
1 year/$2.5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2017)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/7/16
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from LA Dodgers 8/25/16
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/13/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.55M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/1/14 (avoided arbitration, $4.6M-$3M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 110, 115 starts and 450 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$2M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.421M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/6/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 9/3/08
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2003 (18-541) (Austin Peay)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 7.151

Tim Federowicz c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/11/17
    • DFA by San Francisco 4/18/17, sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/17
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/1/17
    • DFA by San Francisco 10/30/17, sent outright to Triple-A 11/3/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/14/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/28/16
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/17/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/27/16
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/6/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/7/16
  • 1 year/$0.5124M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
    • DFA by San Diego 8/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/11/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from LA Dodgers 12/18/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Boston 7/31/11
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 9/6/11
  • drafted by Boston 2008 (7-232) (North Carolina)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 3.022

Eric Fryer c
1 year/$0.675M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.675M (2017)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/12/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.675M in majors)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 3/29/17
    • DFA by St. Louis 7/21/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/24/17 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2016)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/12/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.575M in majors)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 4/2/16
    • claimed off waivers by Pittsburgh 7/3/16 after being DFA by St. Louis 6/28/16
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 7/8/15
    • DFA by Minnesota 8/7/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/8/15
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/1/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/21/15
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 12/23/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/10/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/26/12
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 10/25/12 (refused assignment 10/29/12)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/25/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/23/11
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 6/30/09
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Milwaukee 2/4/09
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2007 (10-311) (Ohio State)
  • $67,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Joe Speed
  • ML service: 2.108 (through 2016)

Chris Gimenez c
1 year/$0.95M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/19/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.95M in majors)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/2/17
    • elected free agency 11/6/17
  • 1 year/$0.975M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 5/4/16 after being DFA by Texas 5/3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/18/16 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/21/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Oakland 3/28/14
    • DFA by Texas 4/1/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/14 (refused assignment)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 4/9/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/20/14
    • DFA by Texas 8/7/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/10/14
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Texas 8/23/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Tampa Bay 12/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/14/11
    • DFA by Seattle 2/6/12, elected free agency 2/14/12
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 4/15/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/14/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 4/8/11
    • non-tendered by Seattle 12/12/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 2/24/10
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/10/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 10/29/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09
  • drafted by Cleveland 2004 (19-557) (University of Nevada)
  • ML service: 5.163

Ryan Hanigan c
1 year/$1.25M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/25/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.375M in performance bonuses based on games started as catcher
    • released by Philadelphia 3/27/17
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 3/28/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • contract selected by Colorado 5/3/17
  • 3 years/$10.75M (2014-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 12/3/13
    • 14:$2.75M, 15:$3.5M, 16:$3.7M, 17:$3.75M club option ($0.8M buyout)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Tampa Bay 12/19/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
    • Boston declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 3 years/$4M (2011-13)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 3/13/11
    • $0.3M signing bonus
    • 11:$0.45M, 12:$1.2M, 13:$2.05M
    • performance bonuses: $0.4M each in 2012, 2013
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Cincinnati 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/24/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 9/4/07
  • signed by Cincinnati 2002 as a free agent (Rollins College, Fla.)
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 9.043

Bryan Holaday c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/20/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 3/27/17 (exercised right to opt out)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/31/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/1/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/3/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$0.519M (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/5/16
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Detroit 3/29/16
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 8/5/16 after being DFA by Texas 8/1/16
    • non-tendered by Boston 12/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/15
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 6/6/12
  • drafted by Detroit 2010 (6-193) (TCU)
  • $0.115M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.056

Nick Hundley c
1 year/$2M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2M (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/24/17
  • 2 years/$6.25M (2015-16)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/31/14
    • 15:$3.1M, 16:$3.15M
  • 3 years/$9M (2012-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 3/20/12, replacing 1 year/$2M deal signed 1/17/12, avoiding arbitration
    • 12:$2M, 13:$3M, 14:$4M, 15:$5M club option, no buyout
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from San Diego 5/24/14, with Padres paying Orioles $1.5M
    • Baltimore declined 2015 option 10/30/14
  • 1 year/$0.4399M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4157M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 7/4/08
  • drafted by San Diego 2005 (2-76) (Arizona)
  • $0.465M signing bonus
  • agent: Athletes First
  • ML service: 9.059

Chris Iannetta c
1 year/$1.5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2017)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/13/17
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100 games started
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2016), plus 2017 club option
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/23/15
    • 16:$4.25M, 17: $4.25M club option
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 75, 80, 85, 115, 120 games started. $0.2M each for 90, 95, 100, 105, 110 games started
    • same set of performance bonuses if Seattle exercises 2017 option
    • 2017 option guaranteed if Iannetta 1) starts 100 games in 2016 and 2) does not finish 2016 season on the disabled list with an injury to his right elbow, back or either hip
    • Seattle declined 2017 option 11/17
  • 3 years/$15.55M (2013-15)
    • signed extension with Colorado 10/5/12
    • 13:$5.05M, 14:$4.975M, 15:$5.525M
    • 2013 performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 100, 110, 115, 120, 125 games started as catcher
    • 2014 and 2015 performance bonuses: $0.1M for 90 games started at catcher. $0.125M each for 100, 110, 115, 120, 125 games started as catcher
  • 3 years/$8.35M (2010-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/5/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 10:$1.75M, 11:$2.55M, 12:$3.55M, 13:$5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • if traded before 2013 season, Iannetta 2013 option becomes mutual
    • 2013 option increased to $5.05M with bonuses
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Colorado 11/30/11
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2009)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/08 (split contract, $208,604 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
    • re-signed by Colorado 2/07 (split contract, $60,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 8/06
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (4-110) (University of North Carolina)
  • $0.305M signing bonus
  • agent: Lou Jon Nero, Octagon
  • ML service: 11.013

Erik Kratz c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 8/31/17
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/1/17
    • elected free agency 11/2/17
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2016)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from San Diego 3/28/16
    • DFA by Houston 5/16/16, released 5/22/16
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 5/27/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Angels, contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/11/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/19/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/22/16
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 6/21/15 after being DFA by Kansas City 6/11/15
    • DFA by Boston 6/25/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/28/15 (refused assignment 6/29/15)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/2/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 7/15/15
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 7/17/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/1/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/7/15
  • 1 year/$0.5102M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Toronto 7/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.496M (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 12/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Philadelphia for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/17/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh for 2010
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 9/8/10, sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/10
  • drafted by Toronto 2002 (29-866) (Eastern Mennonite U.)
  • agent: Jackson Management Group
  • ML service: 4.026

Jose Lobaton c
1 year/$1.575M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.575M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 12/1/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 200 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$1,387,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Tampa Bay 2/13/14
  • 1 year/$0.4965M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4815M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/20/08
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 6/9/09
    • contract purchased by San Diego 7/5/09
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 7/30/09 after being DFA by San Diego 7/28/09
  • signed by San Diego 2002 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Athletes X
  • ML service: 6.138

Jonathan Lucroy c
5 years/$11M (2012-16), plus 2017 option

  • 5 years/$11M (2012-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 3/26/12, replacing 1 year deal signed 3/12
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$0.5M, 13:$0.75M, 14:$2M, 15:$3M, 16:$4M, 17:$5.25M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • if Lucroy qualifies as a Super 2 after 2012 season, salaries increase to $1.9M in 2013, $2.3M in 2014, $3.3M in 2015, $4.25M in 2016 (met)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs) (for 2016, no-trade list includes Cleveland, Detroit, LA Angels, Minnesota, Oakland, San Diego, Seattle, Washington)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 8/1/16 with $1,689,891 remaining on contract
    • Texas exercised 2017 option 11/4/16
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Texas 7/30/17 ($1,807,377 remaining on contract)
  • 1 year/$0.424M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 5/21/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2007 (3-101) (Louisiana-Lafayette)
  • signed 6/12/07, $0.34M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports (previously Sports One Athlete Management)
  • ML service: 7.136

Miguel Montero c
5 years/$60M (2013-17)

  • 5 years/$60M (2013-17)
    • signed extension with Arizona 5/26/12
    • 13:$10M, 14:$10M, 15:$12M, 16:$14M, 17:$14M
    • deal does not include no-trade protection
    • at signing, largest contract in club history
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Arizona 12/9/14
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 7/3/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/28/17, with Cubs paying most of $6,885,245 left on contract
  • 1 year/$5.9M (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/31/12 (avoided arbitration, $6.8M-$5.4M)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/26/11 (avoided arbitration, $3.4M-$2.8M)
  • 1 year/$2M (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/15/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2009)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.4005M (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/05
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/06
  • signed by Arizona 2001 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball (previously Octagon)
  • ML service: 11.031

Dioner Navarro c
1 year/$4M (2016)

  • 1 year/$4M (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 12/4/15
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/26/16
  • 2 years/$8M (2014-15)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/13
    • 14:$3M, 15:$5M
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2013)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/16/12
    • may earn additional $0.25M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.8M in majors
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 250, 300, 350, 400 PAs
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 8/1/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/16/10
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 8/23/11, released 8/30/11
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 12/12/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2009)
    • lost arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/10/09 ($2.5M-$2.1M)
  • 1 year/$0.4125M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/15/08
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.3998M (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.332M (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/06
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Dodgers 6/06, with Rays paying Dodgers $1M as part of deal)
  • signed 2000 by NY Yankees as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 10.091 (through 2016)

Derek Norris c
1 year/$1.2M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.2M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/17 (1 yr/$4.2M, avoided arbitration)
    • released by Washington 3/15/17 (due 30 days’ pay, $688,525)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/25/17
    • roster bonuses: $0.2M each for 50, 70, 100, 125 days on roster
    • one-time assignment bonus of $0.25M if traded
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/24/17, released 6/26/17
  • 1 year/$2.925M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 12/18/14
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/18/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11
    • signed by Oakland 2/12
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (4-130) (Goddard HS, Kan.)
  • $0.21M signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 4.102 (through 2016)

Rene Rivera c
1 year/$1.75M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.75M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from NY Mets 8/19/17
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Tampa Bay 3/30/16 (due 45 days’ pay, $418,023)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 4/5/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/26/16
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5064M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/26/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 12/13/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/14/10 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 5/6/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/14/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by NY Yankees 5/21/10 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Seattle 2001 (2-49) (Papa Juan XXIII HS, Bayamon, Puerto Rico)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 6.070

Carlos Ruiz c
3 years/$26M (2014-16), plus 2017 club option

  • 3 years/$26M (2014-16), plus 2017 club option
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/18/13
    • 14:$8.5M, 15:$8.5M, 16:$8.5M, 17:$4.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.5M for 125 games started
    • limited no-trade protection allowing Ruiz to block deals to four clubs (reaches 10-and-5 rights in July of 2016)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 8/25/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from LA Dodgers 11/7/16
    • Seattle exercised 2017 option 11/16
  • 1 year/$0.475M (2009)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/25/09
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2008)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
  • signed by Philadelphia 12/98 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • $8,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Marc Kligman
  • ML service: 11.069

Hector Sanchez c-1b
1 year/$0.75M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/4/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.75M in majors)
    • contract selected by San Diego 4/1/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A b San Diego 11/6/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/26/16
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 5/11/16 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/9/16
    • DFA by San Diego 6/14/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/24/16
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/31/16
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 12/4/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by San Francisco 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 7/15/11
  • signed 2009 by San Francisco as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: OL Baseball Group
  • ML service: 5.018

Geovany Soto c
1 year/$2M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • 17:$2M (in majors), 18:$3.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 3/31/17
    • Chicago White Sox declined 2018 option 11/2/17
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/24/15
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/22/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/5/15
  • 1 year/$3.05M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 11/5/13
    • performance bonuses
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Texas 8/24/14
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/3/12
    • may earn additional $0.25M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/12
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$3M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/25/09 ($0.241M in minors)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/07
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2001 (11-318) (American Military Academy, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico)
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 10.096

Chris Stewart c
2 years/$3M (2016-17), plus 2018 option

  • 2 years/$3M (2016-17), plus 2018 club option

    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 1/19/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • 16:$1.35M, 17:$1.4M, 18:$1.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • Pittsburgh declined 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$1.225M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 12/3/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5151M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Francisco 4/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 5/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 9/1/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2009 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago White Sox 3/22/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • released by Texas 3/27/08
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 4/08 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/28/08
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/30/08
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 1/07
    • signed by Texas 2/07
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/05
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/06
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2001 (12-373) (Riverside CC, Calif.)
  • agent: Jim Kuzmich
  • ML service: 7.091