International Players

The following former Major League players signed deals to play internationally.
(Service times through Opening Day of most recent Major League season.)

     
Infielders

Matt Dominguez 3b
2018

  • 2018
    • signed by Chiba Lotte Marines of Japan 1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/12/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
    • DFA by Toronto 6/7/16 (optional assignment)
    • DFA by Toronto 9/2/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 6/16/15 after being DFA by Houston 6/8/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Milwaukee 9/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.5101M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.4918M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Miami 7/5/12 (Carlos Lee deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/6/11
  • drafted by Florida 2007 (1-12) (Chatsworth HS, Calif.)
  • signed by Florida 8/15/07, $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Elite Sports Group
  • ML service: 2.074 (through 2016)

Matt Duffy 1b-3b
2017

  • 2017
    • signed by Chiba Lotte Marines of Japan 11/16
  • 1 year/$0.5102M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 7/23/16 after being DFA by Houston 7/16/16
    • DFA by Texas 7/27/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/30/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Houston 9/14/15
  • drafted by Houston 2011 (20-610) (Tennessee)
  • ML service: 0.021 (through 2015)

Adonis Garcia 3b-0f
2018

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2018)
    • released by Atlanta 1/10/18
    • signed by LG Twins of Korea 1/18
  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.50875M (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by NY Yankees 4/1/15
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 4/7/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 5/18/15
  • signed by NY Yankees 4/28/12 as a free agent from Cuba
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 2.067

Alex Guerrero 2b-of
1 year/$1.3M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.3M (2017)
    • signed by Chunichi Dragons of Japan 11/16
    • may earn additional $0.7M in performance bonuses
  • 4 years/$28M (2014-17)
    • signed Major League contract with LA Dodgers as a free agent from Cuba (via Haiti) 10/21/13
    • $10M signing bonus
    • 14:$4M, 15:$4M, 16:$5M, 17:$5M
    • performance bonuses: $1M annually for 500-600 plate appearances
    • may not be optioned to minors without permission after 2014
    • may become Article XX(B) free agent after 2017 season
    • if traded, may become a free agent at season’s end
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 5/31/16, released 6/8/16
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 1.031 (through 2015)

Jae-gyun Hwang 3b
4 years/$7.9M (2018-21)

  • 4 years/$7.9M (2018-21)
    • signed by KT Wiz of Korea 11/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent from Korea 1/23/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors, $1.6M in performance bonuses and right to opt out of contract 7/1/17)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 6/28/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 9/1/17
  • agent: ACES and GSI
  • ML service: 0.031

Casey McGehee 3b
1 year (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Yomiuri Giants of Japan 12/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 2/23/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.1M in majors
    • released by Detroit 3/28/16 after exercising opt-out clause
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/30/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 6/18/16
    • DFA by Detroit 6/21/16
  • 1 year/$4.8M (2015)
    • signed by San Francisco 2/12/15 (avoided arbitration, $5.4M-$4M)
    • DFA by San Francisco 5/24/15 (optional assignment)
    • DFA by San Francisco 6/30/15, released 7/8/15
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 7/10/15 (Marlins pay pro-rated portion of Major League minimum salary, with Giants responsible for the balance of McGehee’s $4.8M salary for 2015)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2014)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/18/13
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500, 525, 550, 575, 600 plate appearances
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Miami 12/19/14
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2013)
    • signed with Rakuten Eagles of Japan 12/21/12
  • 1 year/$2.5375M (2012)
    • signed by Milwaukee 2/16/12 (avoided arbitration, $2.735M-$2.35M)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 10/12 (refused assignment 10/30/12)
  • 1 year/$0.468M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Milwaukee 12/12/11
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/28/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 9/1/08
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Chicago Cubs 10/29/08
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2003 (10-283) (Fresno State)
  • $65,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Gaylord Sports
  • ML service: 6.082

Byung Ho Park dh-1b
4 years/$12M (2016-19), plus 2020 option

  • 4 years/$12M (2016-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Minnesota 12/1/15
    • 16:$2.75M, 17:$2.75M, 18:$3M, 19:$3M, 20:$6.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • DFA by Minnesota 2/3/17, sent outright to Triple-A 2/8/17
    • signed by Nexen Heroes of Korea 11/17, forfeiting remaining $6.5M on contract with Minnesota
  • Minnesota won negotiating rights 11/9/15 with bid of $12.85M after Park was posted by Nexen Heroes of the Korean Baseball Organization
  • agent: Alan Nero, Octagon
  • ML service: 0.090 (through 2016)

Ramiro Pena inf
2017

  • 2017
    • signed by Hiroshima Carp of Japan
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 6/9/16
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/29/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/26/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 12/2/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Atlanta 11/20/14, sent outright to Triple-A 11/26/14
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2013)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.5046M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
    • DFA by NY Yankees 8/1/12, optioned to Triple-A 8/2/12
    • DFA by NY Yankees 9/1/12, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4121M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
  • signed 2005 by NY Yankees as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • agent: Icon Sports
  • ML service: 4.146

Jason Rogers 1b
2017

  • 1 year/$0.5235M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 12/23/16, sent outright to Triple-A 1/6/17
    • released by Pittsburgh 7/1/17
    • signed by Hanshin Tigers of Japan 7/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Milwaukee 12/17/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (32-969) (Columbus State, Ga.)
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 1.037 (through 2016)

Stefen Romero 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 2017
    • signed by Orix Buffaloes of Japan 11/24/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • released by Seattle 11/18/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • drafted by Seattle 2010 (12-372) (Oregon State)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.013 (through 2016)


Outfielders

Nori Aoki lf
3 years/$9.19M (2018-20)

  • 3 years/$9.19M (2018-20)
    • signed by Yakult Swallows of Japan 1/30/18
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2017)
    • signed by Houston 11/30/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/31/17
    • DFA by Toronto 8/28/17, released 8/29/17
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 9/2/17 (Mets to pay pro-rated Major League minimum salary, or $87,705)
    • released by NY Mets 10/30/17
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2016), plus 2017 vesting option
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/3/15
    • 2017 option is added if Aoki has 480 or more plate appearances in 2016 (Aoki may exercise if he does not end 2016 season on disabled list with a concussion or concussion-related symptoms. Seattle may exercise if Aoki ends 2016 season on disabled list with a concussion or concussion-related symptoms.)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 PAs. $0.25M each for 525, 550, 575, 600 PAs
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Seattle 11/3/16
  • 1 year/$4.7M (2015), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/16/15
    • 15:$4M, 16:$5.5M club option ($0.7M buyout)
    • 2016 club option becomes mutual option with 550 plate appearances in 2015
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 plate appearances. $0.25M each for 525, 550, 575, 600 PAs
    • to be released at contract’s end, becoming a free agent
    • San Francisco declined 2016 option 11/5/15
  • 2 years/$2.5M (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by Milwaukee 1/17/12
    • 12:$1M, 13:$1.25M, 14:$1.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on games (75-150) and starts (100-140):
      • $1.675M in 2012, $0.8375M in 2013, $1.0875M in 2014
      • 2013 salary increases by one half of 2012 bonuses earned
    • may become Article XX(B) free agent after expiration of contract (after 2013 or 2014 season)
    • Milwaukee exercised 2014 option at $1,918,750 10/29/13
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/5/13
  • Milwaukee won negotiating rights with $2.5M bid after Aoki was posted by Japan’s Yakult Swallows 1/12
  • agent: Nez Balelo, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 5.148

Oswaldo Arcia lf-rf
2018

  • 1 year/$1.7M (2018)
    • signed by Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan 12/17
    • may earn $0.3M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/20/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 6/24/16 after being DFA by Minnesota 6/17/16
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 8/23/16 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 8/19/16
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 8/27/16 after being DFA by Miami 8/25/16
    • DFA by San Diego 11/18/16, released 11/21/16
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • signed by Minnesota 7/4/07 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 3.020

Roger Bernadina of
1 year/$1.1M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.1M (2018)
    • re-signed by Kia Tigers of Korea 11/17
  • 2017
    • signed by Kia Tigers of Korea 11/24/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 6/15/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/24/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/31/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 3/30/14
    • DFA by Cincinnati 5/3/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/5/14
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/6/14
    • DFA by Cincinnati 6/21/14, released 6/27/14
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 7/8/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/6/14
    • refused assignment by LA Dodgers 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$1.2125M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $30,000 for 270 plate appearances. $50,000 each for 325, 400 PA
    • released by Washington 8/19/13
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 8/21/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/16/13
  • 1 year/$0.4935M (2012)
    • renewed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Washington 10/23/07
    • signed by Washington 1/25/08
  • signed by Montreal 11/01 as amateur free agent from Curacao
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 5.087 (through 2015)

Michael Choice of
2018

  • 2018
    • re-signed by Nexen of Korea 11/17 (1 year/$0.6M)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/15/17 (minor-league contract)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 5/5/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Milwaukee 7/21/17
    • signed by Nexen of Korea 7/26/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$512,220 (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
    • acquired by Cleveland 8/21/15 in trade after being DFA by Texas 8/18/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/1/13
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Oakland 12/3/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2010 (1-10) (Texas-Arlington)
  • $2M signing bonus
  • agent: Frye McCann
  • ML service: 0.166

O’Koyea Dickson 1b-lf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan 12/26/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/1/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 11/6/17
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2011 (12-374) (Sonoma State, Calif.)
  • $45,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.031 (through 2017)

Jared Hoying of
2018

  • 2018
    • signed by Hanwha Eagles of Japan 12/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/13/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/16/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/10/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/23/16
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/2/16
  • drafted by Texas 2010 (10-316) (Toledo)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.133 (through 2017)

Hyun-soo Kim of-1b
4 years/$10.6M (2018-21)

  • 4 years/$10.6M (2018-21)
    • signed by LG Twins of Korea 12/17
  • 2 years/$7M (2016-17)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/23/15
    • 16:$2.8M, 17:$4.2M
    • may not be assigned to minor leagues without consent
    • may become free agent after 2017 season
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Baltimore 7/28/17 (Phillies pay Orioles $4,617,486, covering difference in remaining salaries for Jeremy Hellickson ($6,109,289) and Kim ($1,491,803) )
  • 2006-15: Doosan of Korea
  • agent: Esther Lee, Leeco Sports Agency
  • ML service: 2.000 (through 2017)

Steven Moya rf
2018

  • 2018
    • signed by Chunichi Dragons of Japan 11/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 3/31/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/14
  • signed by Detroit 10/1/08 as an amateur free agent from Puerto Rico
  • ML service: 0.130 (through 2017)

Darin Ruf 1b-of
2017

  • 2017
    • LA Dodgers sold rights to Samsung of Korea 2/17/17
    • signed by Samsung for $1.1M for 2017
  • 1 year/$0.527M (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 11/11/16
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/10/12
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2009 (20-617) (Creighton)
  • $2,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.138 (through 2016)

Catchers
  

Kenji Johjima c
3 years/$24M (2009-11)

  • 3 years/$24M (2009-11)
    • signed extension with Seattle 4/25/08
    • 09:$8M, 10:$8M, 11:$8M
    • Johjima exercised right to opt out of final two years of contract 10/17/09
  • 3 years/$16.5M (2006-08)
    • signed as a free agent from Japan 11/05
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 06:$5.1M, 07:$5.2M, 08:$5.2M
    • limited no-trade protection
    • award/performance bonuses may increase annual salaries to $5.5M
  • agent: Alan Nero
  • ML service: 3.000 (through 2008)


Pitchers

Andrew Albers lhp
2018

  • 2018
    • signed for 2018 by Orix Buffaloes of Japan
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/20/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Atlanta 8/11/17
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/15/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 4/28/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/11/16
    • DFA by Minnesota 8/13/16 (optional assignment)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/17/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/1/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • released by Minnesota 1/30/14
    • signed for 2014 by Hanwha Eagles of Korea
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/3/13
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 3/10/11 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by independent Quebec 5/10
  • released by San Diego 3/25/10
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (10-315) (Kentucky)
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • agent: True Gravity
  • ML service: 0.160 (through 2017)

Henderson Alvarez rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • signed by Tigres de Quintana Roo of Mexican League 3/16/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Long Island of independent Atlantic League 7/17
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 8/24/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/13/17
    • elected free agency 10/6/17
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2016)
    • signed by Oakland 12/15
    • may earn $1.6M in performance bonuses based on games started: $0.1M each for 12, 15 GS. $0.15M for 18 GS. $0.2M for 21 GS. $0.3M for 24 GS. $0.35M for 26 GS. $0.4M for 28 GS.
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/7/16
  • 1 year/$4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Miami 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.5254M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.5079M (2013)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4829M (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/13/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 8/9/11
  • signed by Toronto 10/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Rick Thurman, Beverly Hills Sports (previously Praver-Shapiro)
  • ML service: 5.070 (through 2017)

Mike Bolsinger rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • signed by Lotte of Japan 12/12/17
  • 1 year/$0.5457M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
    • DFA by Toronto 4/2/17, sent outright to Triple-A 4/6/17
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/9/17
    • DFA by Toronto 6/1/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/7/17
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/3/17
    • DFA by Toronto 8/5/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/9/17
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from LA Dodgers 8/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Arizona 4/14/14
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 11/22/14 after being DFA by Arizona 11/20/14
  • drafted by Arizona 2010 (15-451) (Arkansas)
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 1.145

Jake Brigham rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • re-signed by Nexen of Korea (1 year/$0.65M) 11/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/10/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract sold to Nexen Heroes of Korea 5/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/25/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/20/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/27/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 9/14/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/20/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/6/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/31/12
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago Cubs 11/20/12
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/12
  • drafted by Texas 2006 (6-178) (Central Florida Christian HS, Orlando)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.042 (through 2015)

Arquimedes Caminero rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • Seattle sold rights to Yomiuri Giants of Japan 12/16
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Pittsburgh 8/6/16
  • 1 year/$0.5155M (2015)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 2/4/15 after being DFA by Miami 1/28/15
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 2011
    • contract purchased by Florida 11/20/10
  • signed by Florida as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 2.060 (through 2016)

Leonel Campos rhp
1 year (2018)

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

Pat Dean lhp
1 year/$0.925M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.925M (2018)
    • re-signed by Kia Tigers of Korea 11/17
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2017)
    • signed by Kia Tigers of Korea 11/26/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/17/16
  • drafted by Minnesota 2010 (3-102) (Boston College)
  • $0.3195M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.094

Felix Doubront lhp
2018

  • 2018
    • signed by Lotte of South Korea 12/14/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 11/14/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.5M of salary is guaranteed
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs ($1.925M) 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/28/15 (due 45 days’ pay, or $473,361)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/2/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/3/15
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 7/31/15 after being DFA by Toronto 7/29/15
  • 1 year/$0.586M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Boston 7/30/14
  • 1 year/$0.5185M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.484M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Boston 1/16/09
  • signed by Boston 7/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 4.041 (through 2015)

Onelki Garcia lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 10/19/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selec ted by Kansas City 8/27/17
    • DFA by Kansas City 9/12/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/14/17
    • released by Kansas City 12/17 (will play in Japan)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • released by Chicago White Sox
    • signed by Mexico City of Mexican League 6/17
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 4/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from LA Dodgers 11/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/11/13
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (3-113) (defected from Cuba 1/20/11)
  • $0.382M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.039 (through 2017)

Dillon Gee rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chunichi Dragons of Japan for about $1.5M
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/17/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2M in majors, with $1M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 3/29/17 or 6/1/17
    • signed re-worked Major League contract 3/31/17 after exercising right to opt out 3/29/17 (agreed to optional assignment to start season as part of the re-worked contract)
    • DFA by Texas 6/16/17, refused assignment 6/18/17
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 6/20/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/23/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2M in majors, $0.25M on 40-man roster but in minors
    • $1.55M in performance bonuses based on games started: $50,000 for 15 GS. $75,000 for 16-20 GS. $0.1M each for 21-25 GS. $0.125M each for 26-30 GS
    • $1.75M in performance bonuses based on innings: $50,000 each for 60, 70 IP. $75,000 for 80, 90 IP. $0.1M for 100, 110 IP. $0.125M each for 120, 130 IP. $0.15M each for 140, 150 IP. $0.175M each for 160, 170 IP. $0.2M each for 180, 190 IP.
    • $0.7M in performance bonuses for relief appearances: $0.1M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 relief appearances
    • may opt out of contract 3/15/16 if not on 40-man roster
    • contract selected by Kansas City 3/15/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 11/8/16 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$5.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by NY Mets 6/15/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/23/15
    • elected free agency 10/9/15
  • 1 year/$3.625M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration, $4.05M-$3.2M)
  • 1 year/$527,375 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 9/6/10
  • drafted by NY Mets 2007 (21-663) (Texas-Arlington)
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 6.026 (through 2017)

Gonzalez Germen rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Orix of Japan 12/13/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 10/28/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 4/22/16
    • DFA by Colorado 8/13/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/15/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Texas in trade 1/20/15 after being DFA by NY Yankees 1/13/15
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 1/23/15 after being DFA by Texas 1/21/15
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 2/4/15, sent outright to Triple-A 2/13/15
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/19/15
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers 7/7/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/4/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/14/15
  • 1 year/$504,875 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees 12/19/14 after being DFA by NY Mets 12/15/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • signed by NY Mets 10/10/07 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 2.079

David Huff lhp
2018

  • 1 year/$1.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by LG Twins of Korea
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by LG Twins of Korea
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract with May opt-out date)
    • Huff exercised right to opt out of contract 5/16
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 5/17/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/7/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/13/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/16/16
    • signed by LG Twins of Korea 7/8/16 (salary of $0.55M)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 4/14/15
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 4/15/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/18/15
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 6/1/15
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 6/3/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade 1/24/14 after being DFA by NY Yankees 1/22/14
    • signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 6/11/14 after being DFA by San Francisco 6/6/14
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.4936M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 3/31/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/2/13
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/13/13
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 5/25/13 after being DFA by Cleveland 5/23/13
    • DFA by NY Yankees 5/28/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/1/13
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/15/13
  • 1 year/$0.4862M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4107M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 5/17/09
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (1s-69) (UCLA)
  • $0.9M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.072 (through 2015)

Taylor Jungmann rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • released by Milwaukee 1/10/18 (to play in Japan)
  • 1 year/$0.5376M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5185M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2011 (1-12) (Texas)
  • $2.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 1.005 (through 2017)

Nick Martinez rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • signed $2.2M contract with Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 1/6/18
  • 1 year/$540,590 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/17
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$519,190 (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/16
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 4/5/14
  • drafted by Texas 2011 (18-564) (Fordham)
  • agent: RMG Baseball
  • ML service: 3.002 (through 2017)

Pat Misch lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Milwaukee 2/18/16. Misch to play with Orix of Japan
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/8/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 2014: did not play
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/10/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/11 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 3/29/11
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 4/16/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A 4/20/11 after DFA by NY Mets 4/17/11
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 5/8/11
    • DFA by NY Mets 5/27/11, sent outright to Triple-A 5/31/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 3/31/10
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 8/14/10
  • 1 year/$0.40125M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/09
    • claimed off waivers by NY Mets 6/5/09 after being DFA by San Francisco 6/1/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 9/06
  • drafted by San Francisco 2003 (7-213) (Western Michigan)
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.166 (through 2016)

Diego Moreno rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • signed by Hanshin Tigers of Japan
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/9/17
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 7/29/17 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 7/27/17
    • DFA by Cleveland 8/27/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/29/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/30/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/22/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/2/15
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Pittsburgh 2/17/12
  • signed by Pittsburgh 8/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.151 (through 2017)

Hector Noesi rhp
1 year/$2.2M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.2M (2018)
    • re-signed by Kia Tigers of Korea 11/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Kia Tigers of Korea
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2016)
    • signed by Kia Tigers of Korea 12/3/15
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 6/18/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/26/15
    • elected free agency 10/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.5124M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
    • acquired by Texas in trade 4/12/14 after DFA by Seattle 4/4/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 4/25/14 after being DFA by Texas 4/22/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/14/13
  • 1 year/$0.488M (2012)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 1/13/12
    • signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Yankees 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Yankees 3/12/10
  • signed 2004 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 3.089 (through 2015)

Sean O’Sullivan rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.1M (2017)
    • signed by Nexen Heroes of Korea 11/24/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/2/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 5/6/16
    • DFA by Boston 5/16/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/18/16
    • contract selected by Boston 7/3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 8/11/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/12/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 7/7/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/28/14
    • DFA by Philadelphia 6/29/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/14
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/7/14
    • DFA by Philadelphia 8/11/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/12/14
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/5/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/6/14 (refused assignment 10/7/14)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/11/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/12/13
    • DFA by San Diego 8/19/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/22/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.4935M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 4/4/12
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City (for cash) 6/21/12
  • 1 year/$0.4205M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Angels 2/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 7/22/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 6/16/09
  • drafted by LA Angels 2005 (3-103) (Grossmont JC, Calif.)
  • $0.5M signing bonus (draft & follow)
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service: 2.081 (through 2015)

Spencer Patton rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • signed by Yokohama Bay Stars of Japan 11/23/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 11/20/15
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 9/4/14
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Kansas City 7/16/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (24-726) (SIU-Edwardsville)
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 1.009 (through 2016)

Anthony Ranaudo rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • released by Chicago White Sox 11/22/16
    • signed by Samsung Lions 11/23/16
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/16
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Texas 5/12/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Boston 1/27/15
    • signed by Texas 2/27/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • drafted by Boston 2010 (1s-39) (LSU)
  • $2.55M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.109

Donn Roach rhp
2017

  • 2017: signed by KT Wiz of Korea 11/6/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/5/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/24/16
    • claimed by Detroit off waivers 8/9/16 after being DFA by Seattle 8/6/16
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 9/5/16 after being DFA by Detroit 9/3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/6/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/27/15
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 7/13/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/10/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 8/25/15 after being DFA by Cincinnati 8/23/15
    • DFA by Toronto 9/30/15, sent outright to Triple-A 10/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/20/13
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 11/12/14 after being DFA by San Diego 11/3/14
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 12/19/14, sent outright to Triple-A 12/22/14
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from LA Angels 5/3/12
  • drafted by LA Angels 2010 (3s-115) (JC of Southern Nevada)
  • $0.261M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.083 (through 2016)

Jorge Rondon rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/20/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago White Sox 12/28/16
    • signed by Chunichi of Japan 12/19/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/18/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 6/24/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/30/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 5/10/15 after being DFA by Colorado 5/2/15
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 10/26/15 after being DFA by Baltimore 10/20/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 12/23/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers from St. Louis 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 10/29/12
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • signed by St. Louis 2006 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.074 (through 2016)

Keyvius Sampson rhp
1 year/$0.7M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.7M (2018)
    • signed by Hanwha Eagles of Korea 11/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/17/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Arizona 6/8/17
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 6/13/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 6/16/17
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 6/27/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
    • DFA by Cincinnati 4/20/16, sent outright to Triple-A 4/22/16
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/18/16
    • DFA by Cincinnati 11/28/16, non-tendered 12/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 1/8/15 after being DFA by San Diego 12/29/14
    • signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/20/13
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (4-114) (Forest HS, Ocala, Fla.)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 0.169

Angel Sanchez rhp
1 year/$1.1M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.1M (2018)
    • signed by SK Wyverns of Korea 11/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/23/17
  • 2016
    • did not play
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/12/13
    • re-signed by Miami 3/13
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from Miami 6/13/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 7/2/14 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 6/30/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Chicago White Sox 7/31/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 12/8/14
  • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 7/6/13
  • signed by LA Dodgers 7/12/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.040 (through 2017)

Tanner Scheppers rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • signed by Lotte of Japan 1/18
  • 1 year/$0.975M (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 4/15/17
    • contract selected by Texas 6/19/17
    • DFA by Texas 8/27/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/29/17
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5152M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
  • 1 year/$515,179 (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/14
  • 1 year/$0.4936M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 6/7/12
  • drafted by Texas 2009 (1s-44) (St. Paul, Independent League)
  • signed 9/17/09, $1.25M signing bonus
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2008 (2-48) (Fresno State) (did not sign)
  • agent: Greg Genske, Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 4.094 (through 2016)

Brian Schlitter rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Seibu of Japan 11/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado 11/18/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5245M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/27/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/1/15
    • elected free agency 10/16/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Chicago Cubs 1/5/11
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from NY Yankees 2/15/11
    • signed by Philadelphia 3/11
    • returned by Philadelphia to Chicago Cubs 4/11 (pre-existing elbow injury)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 6/26/10
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Philadelphia 8/7/08
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2007 (16-503) (College of Charleston)
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 2.053 (through 2015)

Mike Tonkin rhp
2 years/$2.1M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$2.1M (2018-19)
    • signed by Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan 11/6/17
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.5425M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
    • DFA by Minnesota 5/7/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/14/17
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/5/17
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • drafted by Minnesota 2008 (30-906) (Palmdale HS, Calif.)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.074 (through 2017)

Koji Uehara rhp
2018

  • 1 year/$1.87M (2018)
    • signed by Yomiuri Giants of Japan 3/9/18
  • 1 year/$6M (2017)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/16
  • 2 years/$18M (2015-16)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 10/30/14
    • 15:$9M, 16:$9M
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2013), plus 2014 vesting option
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/6/12
    • 13:$4.25M, 14:$4.25M vesting option (guaranteed with 55 games in 2013)
    • performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$3M (2011), plus 2012 vesting option
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/9/10
    • 11:$3M, 12:$4M vesting option (guaranteed with 55 games or 25 games finished in 2011)
    • 2011 performance bonuses:
      • $0.1M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games
      • $0.15M – $0.25M for games finished (10-55)
    • 2012 performance bonuses up to $1M based on GF (if option vests)
    • award bonuses
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 6 clubs)
    • may elect to become XX(B) free agent when contract ends
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Baltimore 7/30/11 (Orioles pay $2M to Rangers in deal)
    • 2012 option vested 8/31/12
  • 2 years/$10M (2009-10)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/13/09
    • 09:$5M, 10:$5M
    • 2010 salary may increase to $6M with 160 IP in 2009, $6.5M with 170 IP in 2009, $7M with 180 IP in 2009, $7.5M with 190 IP in 2009, $8M with 200 IP in 2009
    • performance bonuses:
      • $0.25M each for 170, 180, 190, 200 IP
      • $0.25M each for 24, 27, 30, 33 starts
      • $0.25M each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 games finished
    • award bonuses
    • Article XX(B) free agent after 2010
    • may not be sent to minors without consent
  • 1999-2008
    • Yomiuri Giants of Japanese Central League
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 9.000 (through 2017)

Wei-Chung Wang lhp
2018

  • 2018
    • released by Milwaukee 1/26/18 (will play in South Korea)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 7/30/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15 (minor-league contract)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 6/16/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/18/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • selected by Milwaukee from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • re-signed by Pittsburgh 10/5/11 after initial contract was voided when it was discovered Wang need elbow surgery (making him eligible for Rule 5 draft if not on Major League roster)
  • signed by Pittsburgh 6/24/11 as an amateur free agent from Taiwan
  • ML service: 1.035 (through 2017)

Tyler Wilson rhp
1 year/$0.8M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2018)
    • signed by LG Twins of Korea 1/5/18
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/1/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/17
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/15
  • drafted by Baltimore 2011 (10-305) (Virginia)
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 1.064 (through 2017)

BB rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by  11/20/17
  • 2018
    • arbitration-eligible
  • 1
    • c
  • 1 year/$M (2018)
    • re-signed by  1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1
    • r
  • drafted by (-) ()
  • $M signing bonus ($M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

BB rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by  11/20/17
  • signed by  as an amateur free agent from tV
  • $M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Mystery Player rhp
1 year (2011)

  • 1 year/$M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2015
    • arbitration-eligible ($M-$M)
  • 1 year/$M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2015
    • arbitration-eligible ($M-$M)
  • 1 year/$M (2007)
    • re-signed
  • 1 year/$M (2006)
    • re-signed
  • 1 year/$M (2005)
    • re-signed
  • drafted
  • agent:
  • ML service: 0.000
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  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls for purposes of the competitive balance tax include average annual value of contracts, earned bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions, buyouts of unexercised options, plus health and pension benefits. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day values.