St. Louis Cardinals

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

Bill DeWitt Jr. Owner
1995 -

  • Bill DeWitt Jr., 1995 -
    • a group led by DeWitt purchased the Cardinals for $150M in 1995.
  • Anheuser-Busch Companies, 1953-1995
    • August A. Busch Jr., chairman of the brewing company, persuaded the board to purchase the club in 1953, paying $2.5M cash and assuming $1.25M in Cardinals’ debt
  • Forbes magazine valued the team at $1.9 billion in April, 2018.
CARDINALS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $159,698,667 $ ()
2017 $148,152,933 $182,701,709 (10)
2016 $145,553,500 $178,298,756 ( 8)
2015 $122,066,500 $132,638,936 (12)
2014 $111,250,000 $121,003,590 (11)
2013 $116,790,787 $119,642,308 (11)
2012 $111,858,500 $115,449,953 (9)
2011 $109,048,000 $113,156,467 (11)
2010 $ 94,220,500 $ 98,354,244 (12)
2009 $ 88,528,409 $102,678,475 (11)
2008 $ 99,624,449 $109,989,046 (11)
2007 $ 90,286,823 $ 99,329,875 (11)
2006 $ 88,891,371 $ 96,115,466 (10)
2005 $ 92,106,833 $ 87,368,220 (7)
2004 $ 83,228,333 $ 92,816,500 (8)
2003 $ 83,786,666 $101,825,848 (7)
2002 $ 74,660,875 $ 76,227,801 (10)
2001 $ 78,538,333 $ 76,153,956 (11)
2000 $ 63,900,000 $ 69,111,153 (9)
  • 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.

John Mozeliak President, Baseball Operations
2017-2020

  • 2017-20
    • promoted by St. Louis from Senior VP & GM to President of Baseball Operations 6/30/17
  • 2 years (2017-18)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 4/12/14
  • 3 years (2014-16)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/14/13
  • 3 years (2011-13)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 7/14/10
  • 3 years (2008-10)
    • selected as interim GM by St. Louis 10/3/07
    • hired as permanent GM 10/31/07
  • Assistant GM (1/03 – 10/07). Assistant GM & Scouting Director (2003-04). Director, Baseball Operations (2001-02). Scouting Director (1999-2000). Assistant Scouting Director (1998). Assistant, Scouting (1996-97).

Mike Girsch General Manager
2017-2020

  • 2017-20
    • promoted by St. Louis from Assistant GM to General Manager 6/30/17
  • Assistant GM (1/7/11 – 6/30/17). Director, Baseball Development (2008-2011). Coordinator, Amateur Scouting (2006-07).
  • Assistant GM Moises Rodriguez
  • Director, Scouting Randy Flores
  • Director, Player Personnel Matt Slater
  • Director, Player Development Gary LaRocque
  • Director, Minor League Operations John Vuch

Mike Shildt Manager
3 years (2018-20)

  • 3 years (2018-20)

    • 2018 – third base coach
    • selected by St. Louis as interim manager 7/14/18
    • signed extension with St. Louis as permanent manager 8/28/18
  • 2017
    • quality control coach, third base coach for St. Louis
  • 2007-16
    • scout, minor-league manager for St. Louis organization
  • former manager Mike Matheny
    • 3 years (2018-20)
      • signed extension with St. Louis 11/4/16, fired 7/14/18 with about $5.3M remaining on contract
    • 3 years (2015-17)
      • signed extension with St. Louis 11/20/13
    • 2 years (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
      • hired as manager by St. Louis 11/14/11, replacing Tony La Russa
      • St. Louis exercised 2014 option 2/14/13

 

Yadier Molina c
3 years/$60M (2018-20)

  • 3 years/$60M (2018-20)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 4/2/17
    • 18:$20M, 19:$20M, 20:$20M
    • at signing, highest average annual value for active catcher
  • 5 years/$75M (2013-17), plus 2018 mutual option
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/1/12
    • $1M signing bonus (paid within 30 days of MLB approval of the deal)
    • 13:$14M, 14:$15M, 15:$15M, 16:$14M, 17:$14M, 18:$15M mutual option ($2M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • full no-trade protection
  • 4 years/$15.5M (2008-11), plus 2012 club option
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/20/08 (avoided arbitration, $2.75M-$1.85M)
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 08:$1.75M, 09:$3.25M, 10:$4.25M, 11:$5.25M, 12:$7M club option ($0.75M buyout)
    • 2012 option increases to $7.5M if Molina is traded
    • award bonus: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove
    • St. Louis exercised $7M option for 2012 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2007)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2006)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.3235M (2005)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/05
  • drafted by St. Louis 2000 (4-113) (Maestro Ladi HS, Vega Alta, PR)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 13.123

Adam Wainwright rhp
5 years/$97.5M (2014-18)

  • 5 years/$97.5M (2014-18)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/27/13
    • 14:$19.5M, 15:$19.5M, 16:$19.5M, 17:$19.5M, 18:$19.5M
    • award bonuses: $0.5M each for Top 10 finish in Cy Young vote. $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, WS MVP, LCS MVP, Division Series MVP. $25,000 for Silver Slugger
    • full no-trade protection
  • 4 years/$15M (2008-11), plus 2012, 2013 club options
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/20/08
    • $0.75M signing bonus
    • 08:$0.5M, 09:$2.6M, 10:$4.65M, 11:$6.5M, 12:$9M club option, 13:$12M club option
    • replaced 1 year/$0.448M deal for 2008 renewed 3/4/08 ($0.246M in minors)
    • 2012, 2013 options guaranteed with top 5 finish in 2010 or 2011 Cy Young vote (met 11/16/10)
    • 2012 club option increases to $10M with 2010 or 2011 Cy Young
    • club must exercise 2012 and 2013 options at same time, but may void if Wainwright is on disabled list with arm injury at end of 2011 season
    • award bonuses: $0.25M for Cy Young ($0.1M for 2nd or 3rd in Cy Young vote, $50,000 for 4th or 5th place). $50,000 for All-Star selection.
    • St. Louis exercised 2012-13 options 10/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2007)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/05 ($52,600 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Atlanta 12/03
    • signed by St. Louis 2/04
  • drafted by Atlanta 2000 (1-29) (Glynn Academy, Ga.)
  • $1.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Steve Hammond, Aegis Sports
  • ML service: 12.027

Dexter Fowler rf
5 years/$82.5M (2017-21)

  • 5 years/$82.5M (2017-21)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/8/16
    • $10M signing bonus (paid in $1M installments each July 1 & Oct. 1, 2017-21)
    • 17-21: $14.5M annually
    • award bonuses: $0.25M for MVP ($0.15M for second in vote, $0.1M for third-fifth). $0.15M for WS MVP. $0.1M for LCS MVP. $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, LDS MVP. $25,000 for Silver Slugger
    • full no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$13M (2016), plus 2017 mutual option
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/25/16
    • 16:$8M, 17:$9M mutual option ($5M buyout)
    • Fowler declined 2017 option 11/16
    • Chicago Cubs made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (rejected)
  • 1 year/$9.5M (2015)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Houston 1/19/15
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 1/23/15 (avoided arbitration, $10.8M-$8.5M)
    • Chicago Cubs made qualifying offer to Fowler 11/6/15
  • 2 years/$11.6M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Colorado 2/11/13 (avoided arbitration, $5.15M-$4.25M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 13:$3.25M, 14:$7.35M
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Colorado 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.424M (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($65,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/2/08
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (14-410) (Milton HS, Alpharetta, GA)
  • signed 8/04, $0.925M signing bonus paid over 5 years (14th-round record at signing)
  • agent: Casey Close, Excel Sports
  • ML service: 8.168

Matt Carpenter 1b
6 years/$52M (2014-19), plus 2020 option

  • 6 years/$52M (2014-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/8/14
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 14:$1M, 15:$3.5M, 16:$6.25M, 17:$9.75M, 18:$13.5M, 19:$14.5M, 20:$18.5M club option ($2M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
    • award bonuses, including $10,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 6/3/11
  • drafted by St. Louis 2009 (13-399) (TCU)
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Select Sports Group
  • ML service: 6.012

Carlos Martinez rhp
5 years/$51M (2017-21), plus 2022-23 options

  • 5 years/$51M (2017-21), plus 2022-23 options
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/2/17 (avoided arbitration, $4.25M-$3.9M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 17:$3.5M, 18:$11.5M, 19:$11.5M, 20:$11.5M, 21:$11.5M, 22:$17M club option ($0.5M buyout), 23:$18M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • assignment bonus: $0.5M if traded before the end of 2019 season. $1M if traded after 2019 season
    • perks: suite on road beginning with 2020 season
  • 1 year/$0.539M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 5/3/13
  • signed by St. Louis 2010 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • previously known as Carlos Matias, he signed with Boston in 2009 for $0.16M, but the deal was voided
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 4.073

Jedd Gyorko 3b
6 years/$35.5109M (2014-19), plus 2020 option

  • 6 years/$35.5109M (2014-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 4/14/14
    • 14:$0.5109M, 15:$2M, 16:$4M, 17:$6M, 18:$9M, 19:$13M, 20:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2020 option may increase by $2M and buyout may increase by $0.75M based on All-Star selections and top 10 finishes in MVP vote, 2014-19
    • perks: suite on road 
    • replaced 3/3/14 split contract for $0.5109M ($0.294M in minors)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from San Diego 12/8/15 (as part of the deal, Padres pay Cardinals $2.5M in 2018 and $5M in 2019)
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 3/31/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (2-59) (West Virginia)
  • $0.6147M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 4.164

Marcell Ozuna lf
1 year/$9M (2018)

  • 1 year/$9M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Miami 12/13/17
  • 1 year/$0.57M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Miami 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Miami 3/13
  • signed by Miami 2008 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 4.124

Brett Cecil lhp
4 years/$30.5M (2017-20)

  • 4 years$30.5M (2017-20)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/16
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 17:$7.5M, 18:$7.5M, 19:$7.5M, 20:$7M
    • award bonuses
    • full no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.475M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4431M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 5/1/09
  • drafted by Toronto 2007 (1s-38), (Maryland)
  • signed 6/15/07, $0.81M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 7.152

Miles Mikolas rhp
2 years/$15.5M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$15.5M (2017)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/5/17
  • 2015-17
    • Yomiuri of Japan
  • 1 year/$502,301 (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
    • Texas sold rights to Yomiuri Giants 11/14
  • 1 year/$0.4928M (2013)
    • 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
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Pittsburgh 12/30/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 5/5/12
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (7-204) (Nova Southeastern, Fla.)
  • ML service: 1.037

Michael Wacha rhp
1 year/$5.3M (2018)

  • 1 year/$5.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.775M (2017)
    • lost arbitration with St. Louis 2/14/17 ($3.2M-$2.775M)
  • 1 year/$0.539M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/30/13
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (1-19) (Texas A&M)
  • $1.9M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 4.062

Luke Gregerson rhp
2 years/$11M (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$11M (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/12/17
    • 18:$5M, 19:$5M, 20:$5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2020 option guaranteed at $6M with 60 games pitched in 2018 or 130 games pitched in 2018-19 combined
    • annual performance bonuses: $1M based on games finished
  • 3 years/$18.5M (2015-17)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/10/14
    • 15:$6M, 16:$6.25M, 17:$6.25M
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 45, 50, 55, 57 games finished. 2017 salary increases by $0.5M to $6.75M with 100 GF combined in 2015-16
  • 1 year/$5.065M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/28/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.75M-$2.875M)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4478M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4165M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from St. Louis 3/23/09 (player to be named in 12/4/08 Khalil Greene deal)
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (28-856) (Saint Xavier, Ill.)
  • signed 6/11/06
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 9.000

Matt Adams 1b
1 year/$4M (2018)

  • 1 year/$4M (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/17
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 375 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 400, 425, 450 PA. $0.15M for 475 PA.
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers from Washington 8/21/18 with $860,215 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from St. Louis 5/20/17 (Cardinals paid Braves undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal. Adams had $2,050,273 remaining on 2017 contract.)
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.534M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.516M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 5/20/12
  • drafted by St. Louis 2009 (32-699) (Slippery Rock)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 5.033

Kolten Wong 2b
5 years/$25.5M (2016-20), plus 2021 option

  • 5 years/$25.5M (2016-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/2/16
    • 16:$1.25M, 17:$2.5M, 18:$4M, 19:$6.5M, 20:$10.25M, 21:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/16/13
  • drafted by St. Louis 2011 (1-22) (Hawaii)
  • $1.3M signing bonus
  • agent: PSI Sports Management
  • ML service: 4.045

Bud Norris rhp
1 year/$3M (2018)

  • 1 year/$3M (2018)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 2/14/18
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/30/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.75M in majors)
    • performance bonuses
    • contract selected by LA Angels 4/2/17
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/25/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 6/30/16 (Braves to pay $1M to Dodgers on 10/15/16 as part of the deal)
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 9/20/16, released 9/28/16
  • 1 year/$8.8M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/27/15 (avoided arbitration, $10.25M-$7.5M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 for 180 innings pitched. $50,000 for 200 innings pitched
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove
    • DFA by Baltimore 7/31/15, released 8/8/15
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 8/11/15 (Padres pay pro-rated share of minimum salary, with Orioles responsible for the balance of $8.8M 2015 salary)
  • 1 year/$5.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Houston 7/31/13
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/16/12
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/16/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • renewed by Houston 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Houston 7/29/09
  • drafted by Houston 2006 (6-189) (Cal Poly)
  • $0.14M signing bonus
  • agent: Joel Wolfe, Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 8.068

Tyson Ross rhp
1 year/$1.75M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/30/17 (minor-league contract with salaries of $1.75M in majors)
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M for each start from 5 to 19 GS. $0.2M for each start from 20 to 29
    • may opt out 5/15/18 and 6/15/18 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by San Diego 3/29/18
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers from San Diego 8/5/18
  • 1 year/$6M (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/20/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 8-11 games started. $0.15M each for 12-15 GS. $0.2M each for 16-20 GS
    • assignment bonus: $0.5M with trade
    • released by Texas 9/12/17
  • 1 year/$9.625M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.98M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5005M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 11/16/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 4/3/10
  • drafted by Oakland 2008 (2-58) (Cal)
  • signed 6/08, $0.6948M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 6.118

Paul DeJong ss
6 years/$26M (2018-23), plus 2024-25 options

  • 6 years/$26M (2018-23), plus 2024-25 club options

    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/5/18
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 18:$1M, 19:$1.5M, 20:$1.5M, 21:$4M, 22:$6M, 23:$9M, 24:$12.5M club option ($2M buyout), 25:$15M club option ($1M buyout)
    • at signing, largest-ever contract for a player with less than one year of Major League service time
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/28/17
  • drafted by St. Louis 2015 (4-131) (Illinois State)
  • $0.2M signing bonus ($0.4229M slot)
  • ML service: 0.124

Dominic Leone rhp
1 year/$1.085M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.085M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 1/19/18
  • 1 year/$0.5482M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Arizona 11/18/16
  • 1 year/$0.5158M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Seattle 6/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 4/4/14
  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (16-491) (Clemson)
  • agent: Frye McCann
  • ML service: 2.119

Chasen Shreve lhp
1 year/$0.825M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.825M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from NY Yankees 7/29/18
  • 1 year/$552,425 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5334M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$510,275 (2015)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Atlanta 1/1/15
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/19/14
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (11-344) (JC of Southern Nevada)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.167

Francisco Pena c
1 year/$0.65M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.65M (2018)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/13/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.65M in majors)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 3/28/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • DFA by Baltimore 2/10/17, sent outright to Triple-A 2/15/17
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/2/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 5/17/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/23/17
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/31/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/10/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/17
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5087M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/15
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 12/2/15 after being DFA by Kansas City
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/17/13
  • signed by NY Mets 7/8/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 1.009

Greg Garcia ss
1 year/$0.5696M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5696M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5479M (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/13
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • drafted by St. Louis 2010 (7-229) (Hawaii)
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 2.083

Matt Bowman rhp
1 year/$0.5659M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5659M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5466M (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • selected by St. Louis from NY Mets in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (13-410) (Princeton)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.000

John Gant rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5366M (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Atlanta 12/1/16
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from NY Mets 7/24/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (21-642) (Wiregrass Ranch HS, Wesley Chapel, Fla.)
  • $0.185M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.047

Jose Martinez rf
1 year/$0.5604M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5604M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade 5/25/16 after being DFA by Kansas City 5/18/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/28/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 6/20/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/13/12 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/16/06 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.027

Luke Weaver rhp
1 year/$0.5508M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5508M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/13/16
  • drafted by St. Louis 2014 (1-27) (Florida State)
  • $1.843M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.112

Alex Reyes rhp
1 year/$0.5456M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5456M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1  year (2016)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/9/16
  • signed by St. Louis 2013 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.95M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 1.055

Jack Flaherty rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 9/1/17
  • drafted by St. Louis 2014 (1-34) (Harvard-Westlake HS, Studio City, Calif.)
  • $2M signing bonus ($1.6504M slot)
  • ML service: 0.031

Jordan Hicks rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 3/28/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2015 (3s-105) (Cypress Creek HS, Houston)
  • $0.6M signing bonus ($0.5433M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Mike Mayers rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/24/16
  • drafted by St. Louis 2013 (3-93) (Mississippi)
  • $0.51M signing bonus ($0.5579M slot)
  • ML service: 0.038

Yairo Munoz ss
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Oakland 12/14/17
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • signed by Oakland 1/27/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.28M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Harrison Bader of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/25/17
  • drafted by St. Louis 2015 (3-100) (Florida)
  • $0.4M signing bonus ($0.5703M slot)
  • ML service: 0.038

John Brebbia rhp
1 year/$0.552M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.552M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/27/17
  • 2016
    • selected by St. Louis from Arizona in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
  • 2015
    • Laredo, independent American Association
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 9/22/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 2014
    • Sioux Falls, independent American Association
  • released by NY Yankees 12/13/13
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2011 (30-929) (Elon)
  • ML service: 0.128

Giovanny Gallegos rhp
1 year/$549,975 (2018)

  • 1 year/$549,975 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18 ($144,811 in minors)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from NY Yankees 7/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/6/11 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.062

Adolis Garcia rf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/6/18
  • signed by St. Louis as a free agent from Cuba 2/24/17
  • $2.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Austin Gomber lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/17
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2014 (4-135) (Florida Atlantic)
  • $0.3741M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Derian Gonzalez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/17
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • signed by St. Louis 9/12/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Conner Greene rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/17
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 1/19/18
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (7-205) (Santa Monica HS, Calif.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus ($0.1874M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Dakota Hudson rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/27/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2016 (1s-34) (Mississippi State)
  • $2M signing bonus ($1.878M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Carson Kelly c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 9/4/16
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (2-86) (Westview HS, Portland, Ore.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus ($0.5743M slot)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 0.102

Tyler O’Neill of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/17
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Seattle 7/21/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (3-85) (Garibaldi SS, Maple Ridge, B.C.)
  • $0.65M signing bonus ($0.6311M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Daniel Poncedeleon rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/11/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2014 (9-285) (Embry-Riddle University)
  • ML service: 0.000

Edmundo Sosa ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/18/16
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • signed by St. Louis 7/2/12 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • $0.425M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Webb lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers from Milwaukee 4/14/18
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 6/29/18 after being DFA by San Diego 6/24/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • selected by Pittsburgh from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
    • returned by Pittsburgh to NY Yankees 4/1/17
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/22/17
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from NY Yankees 7/13/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (10-314) (South Carolina)
  • $30,000 signing bonus ($0.1353M slot)
  • ML service: 0.026

Justin Williams of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/18
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 11/14/14
  • drafted by Arizona 2013 (2-52) (Terrebonne HS, Houma, La.)
  • $1.05M signing bonus ($1.0492M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Patrick Wisdom 3b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/11/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (1s-52) (St. Mary’s, Calif.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor-league contracts

Steve Baron c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/2/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/17/18
    • DFA by St. Louis 6/5/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/7/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/25/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • DFA by Seattle 11/2/16, released 11/9/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/8/15
  • drafted by Seattle 2009 (1s-33) (Ferguson HS, Miami)
  • $0.98M signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.027

Nolan Gorman 3b
2018

  • drafted by St. Louis 2018 (1-19) (Sandra Day O’Connor HS, Phoenix)
  • $3.2317M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Ryan Helsley rhp
2018

  • drafted by St. Louis 2015 (5-161) (Northeastern State, Okla.)
  • $0.225M signing bonus ($0.3165M slot)
  • ML service:

Andrew Knizner c
2018

  • drafted by St. Louis 2016 (7-286) (NC State)
  • $0.1853M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Tommy Layne lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/23/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Boston 5/20/18
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 6/15/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/11/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/17
    • released by NY Yankees 7/6/17
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 7/19/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$563,750 (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
    • DFA by Boston 8/2/16, released 8/6/16
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 8/9/16
  • 1 year/$0.557M (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 11/10/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 7/5/14
  • 1 year/$0.4913M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • DFA by San Diego 10/25/13, sent outright to Triple-A 11/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Arizona 5/3/12
    • contract purchased by San Diego 8/14/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2007 (26-793) (Mount Olive, N.C.)
  • agent: Platinum Sports
  • ML service: 3.045

Tyler Lyons lhp
1 year/$1.2M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.2M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by St. Louis 7/27/18, sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5498M (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • 1  year (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 5/22/13
  • drafted by St. Louis 2010 (9-289) (Oklahoma State)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Icon Sports
  • ML service: 3.070

Alex Mejia ss
2018

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/28/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/6/17
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (4-150) (Arizona)
  • $0.25M signing bonus ($0.2942M slot)
  • ML service: 0.043

Edward Mujica rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/31/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/28/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 8/3/17
    • DFA by Detroit 8/13/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/15/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/18/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $2.5M in majors)
    • exercised opt-out clause, released by Philadelphia 3/29/16
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 3/30/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 2 years/$9.5M (2014-15)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/8/13
    • 14:$4.75M, 15:$4.75M
    • performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 games finished
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 5/10/15 after being DFA by Boston 5/8/15
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Miami 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2011)
    • acquired by Florida in trade from San Diego 11/13/10
    • signed by Florida 1/17/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4198M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09 ($189,000 in minors)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cleveland 4/1/09
  • 1 year/$0.3916M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cleveland  2/28/08 (split contract, $136,700 in minors)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/05
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/06
  • signed by Cleveland 2001 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 8.128

Rangel Ravelo 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 10/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
    • released by Oakland 3/31/17
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 4/6/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A 12/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/9/14
    • signed by Oakland 3/15
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2010 (6-188) (Hialeah HS, Fla.)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2016)

Griffin Roberts rhp
2018

  • drafted by St. Louis 2018 (1cba-43) (Wake Forest)
  • $1.6642M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Jordan Schafer lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 10/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/12/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/13/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/23/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.7M-$1.4M)
    • released by Minnesota 6/18/15
  • 1 year/$1.09M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed off waivers by Minnesota 8/3/14 after being DFA by Atlanta 8/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.489M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/12
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from Houston 11/1/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Atlanta 7/31/11 (Bourn deal)
  • 1 year/$0.4025M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • signed by Atlanta 2/09
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 4/5/09
  • drafted by Atlanta 2005 (3-107) (Winter Haven HS)
  • $0.32M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 5.024

Wilfredo Tovar ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 10/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/18/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/5/15 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • signed by NY Mets as an amateur free agent 10/12/07
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.053