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

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

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

Adam Lind 1b
1 year/$1.5M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2017), plus 2018 mutual option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/13/17
    • 17:$1M, 18:$5M mutual option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 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
  • 4 years/$18M (2010-13), plus 2014-16 club options
    • signed extension with Toronto 4/3/10, replacing 1-year, $0.41M deal for 2010
    • $0.6M signing bonus
    • 10:$0.4M, 11:$5M, 12:$5M, 13:$5M, 14:$7M club option ($2M buyout), 15:$7.5M club option ($1M buyout), 16:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 5/31/12
    • contract purchased by Toronto 6/25/12
    • Toronto exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
    • Toronto exercised 2015 option 11/1/14
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Toronto 11/1/14
    • Milwaukee exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Milwaukee 12/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.4118M (2009)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/25/09
  • 1 year/$0.3964M (2008)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/29/08 ($0.1157M in minors)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 9/06
  • drafted by Toronto 2004 (3-83) (South Alabama)
  • $0.44M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 10.058

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)

Jesus Montero 1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/3/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 6/27/17
  • 1 year/$0.5238M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Seattle 3/28/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 4/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
    • placed on suspended list by Seattle 9/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.5033M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/22/13
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation)
  • 1 year/$0.4869M (2012)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 1/13/12
    • signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 9/1/11
  • signed by NY Yankees 10/17/06 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $2M signing bonus (later reduced bonus to $1.6M)
  • agent: TLA Worldwide
  • ML service: 1.167 (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

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

 

Second Basemen

Robert Andino inf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/6/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/14/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/14/16
    • DFA by Miami 9/15/16, released 9/20/16
  • 2015: Somerset of independent Atlantic League
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/7/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/30/12
    • DFA by Seattle 5/24/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/30/13
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Seattle 8/1/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/25/12 (avoided arbitration, $1.6M-$1M)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Baltimore 11/20/12
    • non-tendered by Seattle 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.4215M (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 4/7/10 after being DFA 4/3/10
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 9/1/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/09
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Florida 4/1/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • renewed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/05
  • drafted by Florida 2002 (2-52) (Miami Southridge Senior HS)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • ML service: 5.018 (through 2016)

Reid Brignac 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/5/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 5/2/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 5/28/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/30/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Miami 3/31/15, re-signed 4/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 4/13/15
    • DFA by Miami 5/8/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/55
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/20/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 5/9/14
    • DFA by Philadelphia 8/23/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/25/14
    • refused assignment by Philadelphia 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.499M (2013)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade 2/14/13 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 2/5/13
    • signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 5/18/13 after being DFA by Colorado 5/16/13
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/21/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/24/13 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 6/26/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4906M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4254M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year/$0.4037M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4004M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 7/3/08
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2004 (2-45) (St. Amant HS, La.)
  • $0.795M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 4.028

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

Johnny Giavotella 2b
1 year (2017)

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

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)

Omar Infante 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 4 years/$30.25M (2014-17) plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/16/13 
    • 14:$5M, 15:$7.5M, 16:$7.75M, 17:$8M, 18:$10M club option ($2M buyout)
    • with All-Star selection or Silver Slugger award, salaries increase by $0.25M in each subsequent season
    • DFA by Kansas City 6/15/16 ($14,616,120 remaining on contract), released 6/21/16
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 7/6/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 8/16/16
  • 2 years/$8M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Florida 9/27/11
    • 12:$4M, 13:$4M
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Miami 7/23/12
  • 2 years/$4.325M (2009-10), plus 2011 club option
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/12/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • 09:$1.85M, 10:$2.225M, 11:$2.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on PAs (180-580) ($0.3M in 2009, $0.775M in 2010, $1M in 2011)
    • Atlanta exercised 2011 option 11/2/10
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Atlanta 11/16/10
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2008)
    • signed by Atlanta 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each 180, 225, 280, 325 PAs
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, MVP, WS MVP; $25,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP
    • acquired by Cubs in trade from Detroit 11/12/07 (as part of deal, Cubs pay $2M of Jacque Jones’ $5M 2008 salary)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cubs 12/4/07
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2007)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Detroit 11/12/07
  • 1 year/$0.385M (2006)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.355M (2005)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.305M (2004)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/03
  • signed by Detroit 1999 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Mato Sports
  • ML service: 13.027 (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

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

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)

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

Paul Janish ss-2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/25/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/21/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/6/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/7/17
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/19/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 7/8/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/11/17
    • released by Baltimore 8/21/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 3/26/16 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/7/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 6/21/16
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/15/16
    • DFA by Baltimore 10/7/16, sent outright to Triple-A 10/13/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Baltimore 11/21/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 8/25/15
    • non-tendered by Baltimore 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/27/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Colorado 7/1/14
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 7/4/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.725M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 11/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 70, 80, 90, 100, 110 games
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $50,000 each for All-Star, MVP, WS MVP
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $15,000 each for 100, 120 games
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cincinnati 7/14/12
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4125M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/07
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2004 (5-138) (Rice)
  • $0.21M signing bonus
  • agent: Moye Sports
  • ML service: 5.048 (through 2016)

Brendan Ryan ss-2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/19/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/2/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Washington, contract selected 5/10/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/28/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/31/16
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/1/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/15/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/18/16
  • 2 years/$5M (2014-15), plus 2016 option
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/27/13
    • 14:$2M, 15:$2M, 16:$2M club option / $1M player option
    • performance bonuses
    • Ryan exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Yankees 12/8/15
    • released by Chicago Cubs 12/23/15
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Seattle 9/11/13
  • 2 years/$2.75M (2011-12)
    • signed by Seattle 1/7/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$1M, 12:$1.75M
    • 2011 performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 400, 440 PAs. $75,000 each for 480, 520, 560, 600 PAs
    • 2012 performance bonuses: $0.15M for 450 PAs. $0.2M each for 500, 550, 600 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from St. Louis 12/12/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09
  • 1 year/$0.393M (2008)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/05
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/06
  • drafted by St. Louis 2003 (7-215) (Lewis-Clark State College, Idaho)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 8.122 (through 2016)

 

Third Basemen

Hanser Alberto 3b
1 year/$537,360 (2017)

  • 1 year/$537,360 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/17
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
  • signed by Texas 11/23/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 2.023

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

Chris Johnson 3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/14/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.535M in majors)
    • released by Baltimore 3/27/17
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/29/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 3 years/$23.5M (2015-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Atlanta 5/2/14
    • 15:$6M, 16:7.5M, 17:$9M, 18:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Atlanta 8/7/15, with Indians paying $10M to the Braves to cover a portion of the 2016 salaries of Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher)
    • DFA by Cleveland 12/17/15, released 12/21/15
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/16 (Marlins pay $0.5075M Major League minimum)
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.2875M (2013)
    • signed by Arizona 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Arizona 1/24/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/18/12
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Houston 7/29/12
  • 1 year/$0.424M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/8/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Houston 9/7/09
  • drafted by Houston 2006 (4-129) (Stetson)
  • $0.2425M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 6.144 (through 2016)

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)

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

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)

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

Dustin Ackley lf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 2/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2.25M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.4M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by NY Yankees 11/18/16
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 500 plate appearances
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Seattle 7/30/15 with $937,704 remaining on contract
  • 5 years/$7.5M (2010-14)
    • signed Major League contract with Seattle 8/17/09
    • $6M signing bonus (paid in five annual installments of $1.2M)
    • 10:$0.4M, 11:$0.3M, 12:$0.2M, 13:$0.3M, 14:$0.3M
    • salaries in majors: 10:$0.5M, 11:$0.6M, 12:$0.9M, 13:$1.5M, 14:$0.5M
    • if Ackley would otherwise be eligible for arbitration, he may void remainder of deal and go to arbitration
  • drafted by Seattle 2009 (1-2) (North Carolina)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 5.087 (through 2016)

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

Jason Bourgeois 2b-of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Arizona 5/16/16
  • 1 year/$0.5225M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/30/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 10/24/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/5/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 8/6/13
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 8/23/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/25/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.488M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/23/12
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Houston 3/20/12
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.423M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/7/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • DFA by Houston 1/12/10, sent outright to Triple-A 1/15/10
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 2/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Houston 6/22/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/25/08 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 8/12/09
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Milwaukee 10/26/09
  • drafted by Houston 2000 (2-56) (Forest Brook HS, Houston)
  • $0.621M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.121 (through 2016)

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)

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

Darrell Ceciliani cf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 2/2/16 after being DFA by NY Mets 1/27/16
    • signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/19/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2009 (4-134) (Columbia Basin CC, Pasco, Wash.)
  • $0.2043M signing bonus
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 1.094

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)

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

Jaff Decker of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/22/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 4/15/17
    • DFA by Oakland 5/9/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/13/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/26/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/15/16
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/29/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/16
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/16/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 10/7/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/12
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by San Diego 11/20/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (1s-42) (Sunrise Mountain HS, Peoria, Ariz.)
  • $0.892M signing bonus
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 0.161

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)

Chris Dickerson of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/23/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 8/20/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/21/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Pittsburgh 7/7/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 9/9/14, released 9/17/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • DFA by NY Yankees 1/4/13, released 1/14/13
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/29/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/10/13
    • DFA by Baltimore 7/19/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/28/13
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/6/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/31/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees
    • sent outright to Triple-A 2/26/12
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 9/1/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Milwaukee 3/25/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Cincinnati 8/9/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/24/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/06
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/07
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2003 (16-471) (Nevada)
  • agent: MVP Sports Group (previously Icon Sports)
  • ML service: 4.026

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

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

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)

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)

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)

David Lough rf
1 year (2017)

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

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)

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

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

Drew Stubbs lf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/7/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • released by Minnesota 3/25/17 (exercised right to opt out)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 4/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors, $0.13M in minors and bonuses)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/24/17
    • DFA by San Francisco 5/6/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/8/17 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 5/16/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 8/29/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 2/27/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • exercised opt-out clause, released by Texas 3/29/16
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/30/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.5075M in majors
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/2/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 5/2/16, released 5/3/16
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 5/7/16
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 8/31/16 after being DFA by Texas 8/25/16
  • 1 year/$5.825M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/14/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Colorado 8/12/15, released 8/20/15
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 8/24/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/1/15
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.825M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $50,000 in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Cleveland 12/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.5275M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Cincinnati 12/11/12
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 8/19/09
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2006 (1-8) (Texas)
  • $2M signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 7.005 (through 2016)

Ichiro Suzuki rf
1 year/$2M (2016), plus 2017-18 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

Jose Tabata rf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 6 years/$15M (2011-16), plus 2017-19 club options
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 8/21/11, replacing 1 year/$0.428M deal signed 3/11
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 11:$0.5M, 12:$0.75M, 13:$1M, 14:$3M, 15:$4M, 16:$4.5M, 17:$6.5M club option, 18:$7.5M club option, 19:$8.5M club option ($0.25M buyout for any of the three options)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 6/24/14
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/25/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 10/3/14, sent outright to Triple-A 10/9/14
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/19/15
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 6/28/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/30/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/15, with Dodgers paying Pirates an undisclosed amount of cash
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/08
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 7/25/08
  • signed by NY Yankees 2005 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.55M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.074

Henry Urrutia of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 5/25/17
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 6/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
    • DFA by Baltimore 7/19/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/28/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5015M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/19/13
    • placed on restricted list 9/13/13 (visa issue)
  • signed by Baltimore 7/6/12 as an amateur free agent from Cuba
  • $0.7785M signing bonus
  • agent: Bart Hernandez
  • ML service: 0.084 (through 2016)

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

 

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)

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)

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

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

Michael McKenry c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/16/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/21/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 5/14/16
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 5/27/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/7/16
    • DFA by St. Louis 7/19/16 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 7/23/16
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Atlanta 8/15/16
  • 1 year/$1.0876M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado, refused assignment 10/14/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
    • contract selected by Colorado 3/21/14
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 12/2/13 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.484M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 2/11
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Colorado 3/29/11
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Boston 6/13/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • drafted 2006 (7-198) (Middle Tennessee State)
  • $0.135M signing bonus
  • agent: Gavin Kahn
  • ML service: 4.113

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)

Anthony Recker c
1 year/$0.8M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Atlanta 5/20/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/23/17
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/21/17
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Atlanta 7/24/17, with Braves paying $0.1M of remaining $301,639 in 2017 salar7
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 7/28/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/27/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cleveland 5/9/16
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/15/16
  • 1 year/$517,880 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$505,340 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$490,840 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 8/27/12 after being DFA by Oakland 8/21/12
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 10/25/12 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 10/24/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 8/23/11
  • drafted by Oakland 2005 (18-551) (Alvernia University)
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 4.000 (through 2016)

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

Jarrod Saltalamacchia c
1 year/$1.25M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2017)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/25/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.25M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Toronto 3/30/17
    • DFA by Toronto 4/28/17, released 5/3/17
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 5/16/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Toronto 6/30/17
  • 3 year/$21M (2014-16)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/4/13
    • 14:$6M, 15:$7M, 16:$8M
    • DFA by Miami 4/27/15, released 5/5/15
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 5/7/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 5/29/15
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent, 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • salary from Detroit to offset portion of $8M due from Miami for 2016
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/15/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 10/14/10 (minor-league contract, $0.25M in minors)
  • 1 year/$418,580 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Texas 7/31/10 (Red Sox paid Rangers $0.35M as part of deal)
  • 1 year/$410,890 (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for WS MVP
  • 1 year/$396,710 (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/15/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/2/07
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Atlanta 7/31/07
  • drafted by Atlanta 2003 (1s-36) (Royal Palm Beach HS, Fla.)
  • $0.95M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 9.063

Tony Sanchez c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/22/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Angels 9/12/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 9/12/17
    • contract selected by Atlanta 9/24/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/23/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 1/6/16, released 1/13/16
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/19/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Toronto 7/30/16
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 8/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/27/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 11/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.518M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 1 year/$0.507M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2009 (1-4) (Boston College)
  • $2.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Mike Zimmerman, ACES
  • ML service: 1.011

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