Cincinnati Reds

Service time in years & days (through 2017 season).
A group led by Robert Castellini purchased controlling interest (about 70 percent) in the Reds in November, 2005. The purchase was based on an enterprise value of the team of about $270M. Carl Lindner, who retains a minority ownership stake, had purchased the Reds in 1999 for $183M.

Forbes magazine valued the club at $915M in April, 2017.

REDS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2017 $ 95,375,786 $ ( )
2016 $ 89,871,228 $101,320,745 (28)
2015 $115,373,953 $118,858,360 (17)
2014 $114,170,439 $115,358,029 (12)
2013 $106,855,533 $116,137,930 (13)
2012 $ 87,826,167 $ 88,106,393 (20)
2011 $ 80,826,667 $ 81,621,857 (19)
2010 $ 76,151,500 $ 82,451,340 (19)
2009 $ 73,558,500 $ 72,693,206 (24)
2008 $ 74,117,695 $ 82,886,440 (16)
2007 $ 68,904,980 $ 73,072,635 (19)
2006 $ 60,909,519 $ 63,697,573 (22)
2005 $ 61,892,583 $ 49,501,275 (23)
2004 $ 46,615,250 $ 46,264,032 (24)
2003 $ 59,355,667 $ 65,083,196 (19)
2002 $ 45,050,390 $ 46,310,698 (23)
2001 $ 48,986,000 $ 43,964,870 (24)
2000 $ 44,200,000 $ 42,317,800 (22)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Dick Williams President  of Baseball Operations & GM
3 years (2016-18)

  • 3 years (2016-18)
    • promoted to General Manager by Cincinnati 11/4/15
    • added title of President of Baseball Operations 12/28/16
  • 2006-15, Cincinnati
    • VP & GM and VP, Baseball Operations
  • VP & Assistant General Manager Sam Grossman
  • VP & Assistant General Manager Nick Krall
  • VP & Amateur Scouting Director Chris Buckley
  • Senior Director of Player Development Jeff Graupe
  • Director, Baseball Operations Eric Lee
  • Special Assistant to the GM, Player Personnel Kevin Towers
  • Special Assistant to the GM, Player Personnel Terry Reynolds
  • Special Assistant to the GM, Player Personnel Shawn Pender
  • Executive Advisor to the CEO Walt Jocketty
    • 2 years (2017-18)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati as GM 11/15 (to serve in advisory role after 2016 season)
    • 2 years (2015-16)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati as GM 9/26/14
    • 3 years (2012-14)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati as GM 9/23/11
    • 4 years (2008-11)
      • hired by Cincinnati as President & CEO 4/22/08 (promoted from special advisor), replacing Wayne Krivsky (hired 10/1994)
    • 3 years (2005-07), plus 2008 option
      • signed extension as General Manager with St. Louis 2/05
      • annual salaries of about $1M
      • St. Louis exercised 2008 option 9/06
      • fired by St. Louis 10/3/07 (originally hired 10/1994)

Bryan Price Manager
1 year (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year (2017), plus 2018 option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/1/16
    • Cincinnati exercised 2018 option 9/17
  • 3 years (2014-16)
    • promoted from pitching coach to manager by Cincinnati 10/22/13, replacing Dusty Baker
    • Cincinnati pitching coach, 2010-13
  • 2007-09, pitching coach, Arizona
  • 2001-06, pitching coach, Seattle
  • former manager Dusty Baker
    • 2 years (2013-14)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/15/12
      • annual salaries of about $3.5M
      • fired by Cincinnati 10/4/13
    • 2 years (2011-12)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/4/10
    • 3 years/about $10.5M (2008-10)
      • hired by Cincinnati 10/12/07, replacing interim manager Pete Mackanin
      • annual salaries of about $3.5M
  • Mackanin served as interim manager 7/2/07 – 9/30/07

Joey Votto 1b
10 years/$225M (2014-23), plus 2024 option

  • 10 years/$225M (2014-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 4/3/12
    • 14:$12M, 15:$14M, 16:$20M, 17:$22M, 18-23:$25M annually, 24:$20M club option ($7M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $75,000 for All-Star selection
    • full no-trade clause
  • 3 years/$38M (2011-13)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 1/17/11
    • $6M signing bonus ($2.5M on signing, $1.5M in 2012, $2M in 2013)
    • 11:$5.5M, 12:$9.5M, 13:$17M
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/28/09 (split contract, $0.234M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/29/08 (split contract, $64,400 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/25/07 (split contract, $60,000 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/05
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/06 (split contract)
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2002 (2-44) (Richview Collegiate Institute, Toronto)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Dan Lozano, MVP Sports
  • ML service: 10.027

Homer Bailey rhp
6 years/$105M (2014-19), plus 2020 option

  • 6 years/$105M (2014-19), plus 2020 mutual option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 2/19/14 (avoided arbitration, $11.6M-$8.7M)
    • 14:$9M, 15:$10M, 16:$18M, 17:$19M, 18:$21M, 19:$23M, 20:$25M mutual option ($5M buyout)
    • in-season payments: 14:$3M, 15:$4M, 16:$11M, 17:$12M, 18:$14M, 19:$15M, with balance of each salary deferred until November each year
    • if traded, annual salaries to be paid in-season
  • 1 year/$5.35M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/16/13 (avoided arbitration, $5.8M-$4.75M)
  • 1 year/$2.425M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 162, 170, 180 innings
  • 1 year/$0.441M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4005M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/2/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/29/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 6/8/07
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2004 (1-7) (LaGrange HS, Tex.)
  • $2.3M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 9.017

Devin Mesoraco c
4 years/$28M (2015-18)

  • 4 years/$28M (2015-18)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 1/26/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$2.45M)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 15:$2.4M, 16:$4.9M, 17:$7.2M, 18:$13M
    • performance escalators: 2018 salary increases $0.4M each for 502 plate appearances in any season, 2015-17
    • award escalators (capped at $0.8M): 2018 salary increases $0.15M each for All Star or Gold Glove or Silver Slugger, $0.2M each for top five finish in MVP vote, $0.15M each for 6-10 in MVP vote, $0.1M each for 11-15 in MVP vote, $50,000 each for 16-20 in MVP vote
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4975M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 9/1/11
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2007 (1-15) (Punxsutawney HS, Pa.)
  • signed 6/22/07, $1.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Hank Sargent, Jet Sports
  • ML service: 6.028

Raisel Iglesias rhp
7 years/$27M (2014-20)

  • 7 years (2014-20)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent from Cuba 6/27/14
    • $5M signing bonus ($1.5M at signing, $1M each Nov. 15 2014-15, $1.5M on Nov. 15, 2016)
    • 14:$0.5M, 15:$1M, 16:$2.5M, 17:$3.5M, 18:$4.5M, 19:$5M, 20:$5M
    • may opt out and file for arbitration once he is eligible
  • agent: Magnus Sports (previously Octagon, Bart Hernandez)
  • ML service: 2.154

Billy Hamilton cf
1 year/$2.625M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.625M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.57M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/2/13
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (2-57) (Taylorsville HS, Miss.)
  • $0.6236M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 4.028

Scooter Gennett 2b
1 year/$2.525M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.525M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Milwaukee 3/28/17
  • 1 year/$0.5181M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.516M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/26/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (16-496) (Sarasota HS, Fla.)
  • $0.26M signing bonus
  • agent: Troy Caradonna, ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 4.071

Eugenio Suarez 3b
1 year/$0.595M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.595M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/17/14
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Detroit 12/11/14
  • signed by Detroit 2008 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 3.061

Anthony DeSclafani rhp
1 year/$0.585M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.585M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Miami 5/14/14
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Miami 12/11/14
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/19/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (6-199) (Florida)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 3.062

Adam Duvall lf
1 year/$0.5775M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5775M (2017)
    • renewed by Cincinnati 3/11/17
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from San Francisco 7/30/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/20/13
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
  • drafted by San Francisco 2010 (11-348) (Louisville)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 2.096

Tucker Barnhart c
4 years/$16M (2018-21), plus 2022 option

  • 4 years/$16M (2018-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 9/22/17
    • $1.75M signing bonus
    • 18:$4M, 19:$2.5M, 20:$3.5M, 21:$3.75M, 22:$7.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (10-299) (Brownsburg HS, Ind.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Steve Rath, Ballengee Group (previously Beverly Hills Sports) 
  • ML service: 3.075

Brandon Finnegan lhp
1 year/$0.567M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.567M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Kansas City 7/26/15 (Reds to pay undisclosed amount to cover a portion of $3,825,136 remaining on Cueto’s contract for 2015)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/1/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2014 (1-17) (LSU)
  • $2.2006M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.107

Michael Lorenzen rhp
1 year/$0.555M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.555M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5165M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/29/15
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (1s-38) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1.4705M slot)
  • ML service: 2.159

Jose Peraza 2b
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 7/30/15
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 12/16/15
  • signed by Atlanta 2010 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.35M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.141

Scott Schebler of
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/14
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 12/16/15
  • drafted by LA Dodgers (26-802) (Des Moines Area CC)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.132

Cody Reed lhp
1 year/$0.537M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.537M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 6/18/16
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Kansas City 7/26/15
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (1s-46) (Northwest Mississippi CC)
  • $1.1985M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports 
  • ML service: 0.166

Austin Brice rhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Miami 1/18/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • drafted by Miami 2010 (9-287) (Northwood HS, Pittsboro, N.C.)
  • $0.205M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Rookie Davis rhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from NY Yankees 12/28/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2011 (14-449) (Dixon HS, Holly Ridge, N.C.)
  • $0.55M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.065

Amir Garrett lhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/14
    • signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2011 (22-685) (Henderson Int’l School, Nev.)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.099

Wandy Peralta lhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/2/16
  • signed by Cincinnati 8/17/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.031

Robert Stephenson rhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2011 (1-27) (Alhambra HS, Martinez, Calif.)
  • $2M signing bonus 
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 0.167

Stuart Turner c
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • selected by Cincinnati from Minnesota in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (3-78) (Mississippi)
  • $0.55M signing bonus ($0.703M slot)
  • ML service: 1.000

Tim Adleman rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/1/16
  • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 10/14/13 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Baltimore 3/27/12
  • drafted by Baltimore 2010 (24-718) (Georgetown)
  • ML service: 1.152

Aristides Aquino of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • signed by Cincinnati 1/18/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Alex Blandino ss
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2014 (1-29) (Stanford)
  • $1.788M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Luis Castillo rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/18/16
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Miami 1/18/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • acquired by Miami in trade from San Diego 8/1/16 (Cashner deal partly reversed after MLB found Padres failed to make full medical disclosure)
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Miami 7/29/16 (Cashner deal)
  • acquired by Miami in trade from San Francisco 12/20/14
  • signed by San Francisco 12/23/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.101

Phillip Ervin of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (1-27) (Samford)
  • $1.8124M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Michael Moye
  • ML service: 0.057

Ariel Hernandez rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 2016
    • selected by Cincinnati from Arizona in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15 (minor-league phase)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 10/27/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by San Francisco 3/8/15
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 5/21/15 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by San Francisco 9/4/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.063

Dilson Herrera 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from NY Mets 8/1/16 (J. Bruce deal)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/29/14
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 8/27/13
  • signed by Pittsburgh 7/29/10 as a free agent from Colombia
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.119

Shed Long 2b
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (12-375) (Jacksonville HS, Ala.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jose Lopez rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2014 (6-185) (Seton Hall)
  • $85,000 signing bonus ($0.2309M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Mahle rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/27/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (7-225) (Westminster HS, Calif.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus ($0.1605M slot)
  • ML service: 0.036

Keury Mella rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from San Francisco 7/30/15
  • signed by San Francisco 9/9/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.275M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.020

Jesus Reyes rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
  • signed by Cincinnati 8/28/14 as an amateur free agent (Advanced Software Analysis JC, N.Y.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Sal Romano rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2011 (23-715) (Southington HS, Conn.)
  • $0.45M signing bonus 
  • ML service: 0.081

Kevin Shackelford rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/21/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 6/27/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/13
    • DFA by Milwaukee 7/17/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/19/14
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Milwaukee 9/10/14
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (21-639) (Marshall)
  • ML service: 0.069

Jose Siri of
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
  • signed by Cincinnati 9/21/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Jackson Stephens rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2012 (18-562) (Oxford HS, Ala.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.034

Zack Weiss rhp
2018

  • 2018
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (6-195) (UCLA)
  • $0.18M signing bonus ($0.2062M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jesse Winker of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2012 (1s-49) (Olympia HS, Orlando)
  • $1M signing bonus ($1.0259M slot)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 0.080

Minor leagues

Arismendy Alcantara ss
1 year/$0.538M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.538M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
    • DFA by Cincinnati 8/12/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/14/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago Cubs 6/9/16
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Oakland 10/5/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 11/3/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.145 (through 2016)

Barrett Astin rhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
    • DFA by Cincinnati 9/12/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/18/17
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Milwaukee 9/10/14
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2013 (3-90) (Arkansas)
  • $0.5843M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2016)

Alejandro Chacin rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/23/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/4/17
  • signed by Cincinnati 2/23/10 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.040

Jonathon Crawford rhp
2017

  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Detroit 12/11/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2013 (1-20) (Florida)
  • $2.0017M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Jeter Downs ss
2017

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2017 (1s-32) (Pace HS, Miami Gardens, Fla.)
  • $1.8225M signing bonus ($2.0844M slot)
  • ML service:

Jeff Gelalich of
2017

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2012 (1s-57) (UCLA)
  • $0.825M signing bonus ($0.8978M slot)
  • agent: Paul Cohen
  • ML service:

Tyler Goeddel of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 4/5/17 after being DFA by Philadelphia 3/30/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 4/7/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • selected by Philadelphia from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (1s-41) (St. Francis HS, Mountain View, Calif.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 1.000 (through 2016)

Hunter Greene rhp
2017

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2017 (1-2) (Notre Dame HS, Sherman Oaks, Calif.)
  • $7.23M signing bonus ($7.1932 slot)
  • ML service:

Vladimir Gutierrez rhp
2017

  • signed by Cincinnati 9/7/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $4.75M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Rosell Herrera of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/8/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
    • non-tendered by Colorado 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • signed by Colorado 7/2/09 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Nick Howard rhp
2017

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2014 (1-19) (Virginia)
  • $1.9905M signing bonus ($2.0905M slot)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service:

Hernan Iribarren cf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/2/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/23/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/4/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/28/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/15/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/17/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/7/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/31/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/5/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 3/13/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 3/24/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/26/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/29/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • signed by Milwaukee 1/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/05
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/06
  • signed by Milwaukee 2002 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.078 (through 2015)

Eric Jagielo 3b
2017

  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from NY Yankees 12/28/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (1-26) (Notre Dame)
  • $1.8394M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service:

Patrick Kivlehan 3b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/17/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 3/31/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/20/15
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Seattle 12/2/15 (player to be named later in 11/16/15 trade)
    • signed by Texas 2/27/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade 5/29/16 after being DFA by Texas 5/23/16
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 8/4/16 after being DFA by Seattle 8/1/16
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 9/28/16 after being DFA by San Diego 9/21/16
    • DFA by Cincinnati 10/5/16, sent outright to Triple-A 10/10/16
  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (4-131) (Rutgers)
  • $0.3M signing bonus ($0.3533M slot)
  • ML service: 1.011

Joe Mantiply lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/3/16
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Detroit 11/8/16
    • DFA by NY Yankees 11/18/16, released 11/23/16
  • drafted by Detroit 2013 (27-816) (Virginia Tech)
  • ML service: 0.030

Vin Mazzaro rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 5/20/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/30/16
    • DFA by San Francisco 5/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/16/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 5/23/15
    • DFA by Miami 6/25/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/27/15 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 7/10/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 3/29/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/8/14 
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/3/14 
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 5/26/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/5/14
    • refused assignment by Pittsburgh 10/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 2/8/13
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 4/16/13
  • 1 year/$490,875 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/28/12 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/20/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Oakland 11/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 6/2/09
  • drafted by Oakland 2005 (3-101) (Rutherford HS, N.J.)
  • $0.38M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 3.101 (through 2015)

Andrew McKirahan lhp
2017

  • 2017
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Atlanta 2/12/17
  • 1 year/$511,750 (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/12/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • selected by Miami from Chicago Cubs in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • signed by Miami 3/3/15
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from Miami 4/1/15
    • placed on restricted list 4/20/15 (80-game suspension for positive PED test)
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (21-639) (University of Texas)
  • ML service: 2.000 (through 2016)

Adrian Nieto c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/10/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/25/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/7/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • selected by Chicago White Sox from Washington in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (5-151) (American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.)
  • $0.376M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 1.000 (through 2016)

Nefi Ogando rhp
1 year/$0.537M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.537M (2017)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 2/14/17 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 2/10/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 8/27/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 12/23/16 after being DFA by Miami 12/16/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
    • claimed by Miami off waivers from Philadelphia 12/2/15
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Boston 8/31/13
  • signed by Boston 6/14/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.123 (through 2016)

D.J. Peterson 1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 8/6/17 after being DFA by Seattle 7/30/17
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Chicago White Sox 9/17/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 9/19/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (1-12) (New Mexico)
  • $2.7591M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2016)

Kevin Quackenbush rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/8/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
    • DFA by San Diego 9/1/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/6/17
  • 1 year/$0.5212M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5147M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 4/25/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (8-263) (South Florida)
  • $5,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Full Circle Sports
  • ML service: 3.015

Tony Renda 2b
2017

  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from NY Yankees 12/28/15
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/2/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 12/6/16
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Washington 6/11/15
  • drafted by Washington 2012 (2-80) (Cal)
  • $0.5M signing bonus ($0.63M slot)
  • ML service: 0.062 (through 2016)

Alfredo Rodriguez ss
2017

  • signed by Cincinnati 7/4/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $7M signing bonus (subject to international bonus pool)
  • ML service:

Nick Senzel 3b
2017

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2016 (1-2) (Tennessee)
  • $6.2M signing bonus ($7.7629M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service:

Tyler Stephenson c
2017

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2015 (1-11) (Kennesaw Mountain HS, Ga.)
  • $3.1416M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Taylor Trammell rhp
2017

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2016 (1s-35) (Mount Paran Christian HS, Kennesaw, Ga.)
  • $3.2M signing bonus ($1.8372M slot)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service:

Nick Travieso rhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/4/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2012 (1-14) (Archbishop McCarthy HS, Southwest Ranches, Fla.)
  • $2M signing bonus ($2.375M slot)
  • agent: Gavin Kahn
  • ML service: 1.000

Scott Van Slyke of-1b
1 year/$1.325M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.325M (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 12/1/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/17 with $448,907 remaining on contract
    • DFA by Cincinnati 8/9/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/13/17
  • 1 year/$1.225M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5225M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 5/10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/1/11
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 12/20/12
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2005 (14-436) (John Burroughs HS, Ladue, Mo.)
  • agent: Jim Kuzmich
  • ML service: 3.151 (through 2016)

Isaiah White of
2017

  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Miami 1/18/17
  • drafted by Miami 2015 (3-85) (Greenfield HS, Wilson, N.C.)
  • $0.6981M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Mason Williams of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/29/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/6/17
  • 1 year/$0.5097M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (4-145) (West Orange HS, Winter Garden, Fla.)
  • $1.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Bobby Barad
  • ML service: 1.080

Asher Wojciechowski rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Arizona 3/28/17
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 4/20/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/20/17
    • DFA by Cincinnati 6/18/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/20/17
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/4/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
    • claimed by Miami 5/24/16 after being DFA by Houston 5/17/16
    • DFA by Miami 7/16/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/19/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Toronto 7/20/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (1s-41) (The Citadel)
  • $0.8154M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 1.066

Blake Wood rhp
1 year/$1.275M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.275M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Cincinnati 8/23/17
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2016)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/20/15
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.56M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 12/3/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers 6/2/14 after being DFA by Cleveland 5/27/14
    • DFA by Kansas City 9/1/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/11/14
    • refused assignment by Kansas City 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.56M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Kansas City 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/09
    • signed by Kansas City 2/10
  • drafted by Kansas City 2006 (3-77) (Georgia Tech)
  • signed 6/06, $0.46M signing bonus
  • agent: Sports One Athlete Management
  • ML service: 4.131 (through 2016)

Rob Wooten rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/20/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/7/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 5/28/15
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 7/26/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2008 (13-398) (University of North Carolina)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 1.023 (through 2016)