Washington Nationals

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

Ted and Mark Lerner Managing Principal Owner
2006 -

  • Ted and Mark Lerner, 2006 -
    • a group led by real estate developer Ted Lerner bought the Nationals from Major League Baseball for $450M in May 2006
    • Ted Lerner transferred control of the club to his son Mark 6/18
  • Major League Baseball, 2002-2006
    • MLB purchased the Expos for $120M in 2002, with Jeffrey Loria using his share of the proceeds to buy the Florida Marlins. After the 2004 season, the league relocated the club to Washington, D.C.
  • Jeffrey Loria, 1998-2002
    • New York art dealer and businessman Jeffrey Loria purchased a 24% stake in the Expos for $12M (U.S.) in 1999. By 2001, through a series of cash calls, Loria had gained control of 93% of the team.
  • Claude Brochu, 1991-98
    • Expos team president Claude Brochu, a former Seagram’s executive, led a partnership of local Montreal investors who acquired control of the team for $100M (Canadian) in 1991. Brochu’s 12 partners included the city of Montreal and province of Quebec.
  • Charles Bronfman, 1969-1991
    • a group led by Charles Bronfman, heir to Seagram’s liquor company, paid a $10M franchise fee for the rights to the NL’s 1969 expansion club in Montreal. Minority owners: Hugh Hallword, Lorne Webster.
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.675 billion in April, 2018.
NATIONALS / EXPOS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $180,849,056 $ ()
2017 $164,335,444 $202,240,951 ( 5)
2016 $145,178,886 $170,876,032 (11)
2015 $162,014,559 $169,227,370 ( 5)
2014 $137,356,579 $141,803,228 ( 9)
2013 $118,289,679 $120,935,536 (10)
2012 $ 92,534,929 $ 96,704,070 (16)
2011 $ 68,306,929 $ 72,022,999 (22)
2010 $ 66,275,000 $ 71,937,323 (24)
2009 $ 60,328,000 $ 69,321,137 (26)
2008 $ 54,961,000 $ 59,699,668 (26)
2007 $ 37,347,500 $ 43,254,278 (28)
2006 $ 63,143,000 $ 67,483,815 (20)
2005 $ 48,581,500 $ 62,866,000 (17)
2004 $ 41,197,500 $ 39,396,467 (27)
2003 $ 51,948,500 $ 45,853,889 (29)
2002 $ 38,670,500 $ 37,901,032 (29)
2001 $ 35,159,500 $ 34,634,862 (29)
2000 $ 33,500,000 $ 27,271,468 (27)
  • 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.

Mike Rizzo President of Baseball Operations & General Manager
2 years (2015-16), plus 2017-18 option
2 years/$8M (2019-20)

  • 2 years/$8M (2019-20)
    • signed extension with Washington 4/5/18
  • 2 years (2015-16), plus 2017-18 club option
    • signed extension with Washington 8/1/13, receiving promotion from Executive VP, Baseball Operations and GM to President, Baseball Operations and GM
    • deal includes one club option covering 2017-18, which Washington must exercise or decline by 6/15/16
    • Washington exercised 2017-18 option 5/14/16, with Rizzo reportedly earning total of $10M from 2014 to 2018
  • 3 years (2011-13), plus 2014, 2015 club options
    • signed extension with Washington 10/19/10
    • Washington exercised 2014 option 4/13
  • 2 years (2009-10)
    • Assistant GM & VP, Baseball Operations, 7/06 -
    • assumed day-to-day control of Major League operations 3/4/09
    • selected as permanent general manager 8/20/09
  • Assistant GM & VP Bob Miller
  • Assistant GM & VP, Player Personnel Doug Harris
  • Assistant GM & VP, Scouting Operations Kris Kline
  • Assistant GM & VP, Finance Ted Towne

Dave Martinez Manager
3 years/$2.8M (2018-20), plus 2021 option

  • 3 years/$2.8M (2018-20), plus 2021 club option 
    • hired as manager by Washington 10/29/17, replacing Dusty Baker
    • 21:$1.2M club option
  • Chicago Cubs, 2015-17
    • bench coach
  • Tampa Bay, 2008-14
    • bench coach
  • former manager Dusty Baker
    • 2 years/$4M (2016-17)
      • hired by Washington 11/3/15
      • fired by Washington 10/20/17
  • former manager Matt Williams
    • 2 years (2014-15), plus 2016-17 club options
      • hired by Washington as manager 10/31/13
      • 2015 salary of $1M
      • Washington exercised 2016 option 2/21/15
      • fired by Washington 10/5/15
  • former manager Davey Johnson
    • 2 years (2013-14)
      • signed extension with Washington 11/10/12
      • Johnson to manage in 2013, serve as special assistant in 2014
    • 3 years (2011-13)
      • selected by Washington as manager 6/26/11, replacing interim manager John McLaren and manager Jim Riggleman
      • Johnson signed three-year consulting contract, agreeing to serve as manager for remainder of 2011 season and advise club on hiring of the Nationals’ next manager
      • Washington exercised option for 2012 10/31/11
  • former manager Jim Riggleman
    • 2 years (2010-11), plus 2012 club option
      • selected by Washington as permanent manager 11/12/09
      • 11:$0.6M, 12:$0.6M club option
      • club may dismiss Riggleman after 2010 season and pay buyout
      • resigned 6/23/11 (John McLaren – interim manager 6/24-26)
    • 1 year (2009)
      • hired as interim manager 7/12/09, replacing Manny Acta
  • former manager Manny Acta (2007-09)
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 & 2010 options
      • hired by Washington 11/06, replacing Frank Robinson
      • 07:$0.5M
      • Washington exercised 2009 option 9/28/07
      • fired by Washington 7/12/09
  • former manager Frank Robinson (2000-06)

Max Scherzer rhp
7 years/$210M (2015-21)

  • 7 years/$210M (2015-21)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/21/15
    • $50M signing bonus
      • $5M in 2015 and $15M each in 2019, 2020, 2021
      • payments in equal semiannual installments, April-September
    • salaries: 15:$10M, 16-18:$15M annually. 19-21:$35M annually
    • 2019-21 salaries ($105M) deferred without interest, to be paid in seven $15M installments each July 1 from 2022 to 2028
    • deferrals reduce contract’s present-day value to $191,401,086 (by MLB calculation) or $191,409,858 (MLBPA calculation)
    • for purposes of annual payrolls (including salaries and a pro-rated 1/7 share of the signing bonus), Scherzer will earn $17,142,857 in 2015, $22,142,857 annually in 2016-18, $37,405,562 in 2019, $35,920,616 in 2020, and $34,503,480 in 2021 (salaries and bonus paid before the contract expires are not discounted, but 2019-21 salaries are discounted to $30,262,705, $28,777,759 and $27,360,623, respectively, as money paid after deal’s expiration)
    • for luxury-tax purposes, Scherzer’s annual salary is $28,689,376
    • award bonuses: $0.1M each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $0.15M for LCS MVP. $0.25M for WS MVP. $0.5M each for MVP, Cy Young, with $0.25M for second place in either award vote, $0.15M for third, $0.1M for fourth, $75,000 for fifth.
    • perks: suite on road
    • deal does not include no-trade protection, though Scherzer will gain right to block any trade as 10-and-5 player after the 2019 season
  • 1 year/$15.525M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • Detroit made qualifying offer 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$6.725M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/4/13 (avoided arbitration, $7.4M-$6.05M)
  • 1 year/$3.75M (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 4 years/$4.3M (2007-10)
    • signed Major League contract with Arizona 5/30/07
    • 09:$1.45M
    • performance bonuses may increase value to $6M
    • acquired by Detroit in 3-way trade from Arizona 12/9/09
  • drafted by Arizona 2006 (1-11) (Missouri)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 9.079

Bryce Harper rf
1 year/$21.625M (2018)

  • 1 year/$21.625M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 5/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M each for All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $1M for MVP ($0.5M for second place in vote, $0.25M for third, $0.15M for fourth, $0.1M for fifth)
    • at signing, largest-ever salary for arbitration-eligible player
  • 1 year/$13.625M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$7.5M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Washington 12/15/14
    • 15:$2.5M, 16:$5M
  • 5 years/$9.9M (2011-15)
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/16/10
    • $6.25M signing bonus (paid in 5 installments of $1.25M, 30 days after approval and each July 1, 2011-14)
    • 11:$0.5M, 12:$0.5M, 13:$0.75M, 14:$0.9M, 15:$1M
    • roster bonuses: $0.125M each for 30, 60, 90, 120 days on active major-league roster in 2014, 2015
    • Nationals agreed to pay for eight semesters of college
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (1-1) (College of Southern Nevada)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 5.159

Stephen Strasburg rhp
7 years/$175M (2017-23)

  • 7 years/$175M (2017-23)
    • signed extension with Washington 5/10/16
    • $10M signing bonus to be paid 7/1/19
    • 17:$15M, 18:$15M, 19:$35M, 20:$25M, 21:$15M, 22:$15M, 23:$45M
    • $70M deferred without interest ($30M in 2019, $10M in 2020, $30M in 2023), paid in seven $10M installments each July 1, 2024-30, reducing the contract’s present-day value to about $162M
    • Strasburg may opt out of contract after 2019 and 2020 seasons:
      • with opt-out after 2019, $30M in deferred 2019 salary to be paid in three $10M installments each July 1, 2020-22
      • with opt-out after 2020, $40M in deferred 2019-20 salaries to be paid in four $10M installments each July 1, 2021-24
    • annual performance bonus: $1M each for 180 innings pitched
    • limited no-trade protection beginning with 2017 season (Strasburg to earn right to reject any trade as 10-and-5 player in May, 2020)
    • largest-ever contract for pitcher after Tommy John surgery
  • 1 year/$10.4M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$7.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.975M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/11/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$15.1M (2009-12)
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/17/09
    • $7.5M signing bonus
      (paid in 3 installments of $2.5M, 9/1/09, 1/10/10, 1/10/11)
    • 09:$0.4M (pro-rated), 10:$2M, 11:$2.5M, 12:$3M
    • if not arbitration-eligible after 2012 season, 2013 salary is $3.9M
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (1-1) (San Diego State)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.118

Greg Holland rhp
1 year/$14M (2018)

  • 1 year/$14M (2018)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/30/18
    • DFA by St. Louis 7/27/18, released 8/1/18
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 8/7/18 (Nationals pay $161,156, pro-rated share of $0.545M Major League minimum salary, with Cardinals responsible for $13,838,844)
  • 1 year/$7M (2017), plus 2018 vesting option
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/28/17
    • 17:$6M, 18:$10M mutual option ($1M buyout if Holland declines)
    • 2018 becomes $15M player option with 50 games pitched or 30 games finished in 2017 (met)
    • 2017 performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 pitching appearances. $1M each for 20, 30 games finished. $2M each for 40, 50, 60 GF
    • 2018 performance bonuses: $2M each for 30, 40, 50 GF
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for Comeback Player of Year
    • reached GF threshold 9/17, making 2018 a $15M player option
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from Colorado 11/6/17
  • 1 year/$8.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/13/15 (avoided arbitration, $9M-$6.65M)
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for reliever of the year ($50,000 for second or third place)
    • assignment bonus: $0.1M if traded
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$4.675M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/13/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.2M-$4.1M)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.5395M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$497,150 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/22/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 7/29/10
  • drafted by Kansas City 2007 (10-306) (Western Carolina)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Turner Gary Sports)
  • ML service: 6.028

Ryan Zimmerman 1b
6 years/$100M (2014-19), plus 2020 option

  • 6 years/$100M (2014-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Washington 2/26/12
    • 14-18:$14M annually. 19:$18M, 20:$18M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 5 year/$10M personal-services contract, to begin once playing career ends
    • no-trade protection, beginning in 2014
    • if traded in 2012-13, salaries increase to $16M in 2014 and $18M in 2015-18, with 2019 and 2020 option unchanged and personal-services contract voided
  • 5 years/$45M (2009-13)
    • signed extension with Washington 4/20/09
    • replaced 1 year/$3.325M deal signed 2/19/09, avoiding arbitration, $3.9M-$2.75M
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 09:$3.325M, 10:$6.25M, 11:$8.925M, 12:$12M, 13:$14M
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 for 500 PAs. $50,000 each for 550, 600 PAs
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.465M (2008)
    • renewed by Washington 3/8/08
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007)
    • renewed by Washington 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/05
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (1-4) (Virginia)
  • signed 6/05, $2.975M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen)
  • ML service: 12.032

Anthony Rendon 3b
1 year/$12.3M (2018)

  • 1 year/$12.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$7.2M (2011-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/15/11
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 14: $1.2M, 15:$2.5M club option
    • Washington exercised 2015 option 10/15
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (1-6) (Rice)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 4.130

Matt Wieters c
1 year/$10.5M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year/$10.5M (2017), plus 2018 player option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/17
    • 17:$10.5M, 18:$10.5M player option
    • $5M in salary is deferred, to be paid in 2021
    • Wieters exercised 2017 option 11/17
  • 1 year/$15.8M (2016)
    • accepted qualifying offer from Baltimore 11/13/15
  • 1 year/$8.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • Baltimore made qualifying offer to Wieters 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$7.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/6/14 (avoided arbitration, $8.75M-$6.5M)
    • award bonuses, including $75,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$5.5 (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/10/12
  • 1 year/$452,250 (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/29/09
  • drafted by Baltimore 2007 (1-5) (Georgia Tech)
  • signed 8/15/07, $6M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 8.129

Tanner Roark rhp
1 year/$6.475M (2018)

  • 1 year/$6.475M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.315M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5434M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5296M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5061M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Washington 8/6/13
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Texas 7/30/10
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (25-753) (Illinois)
  • agent: Matt Colleran
  • ML service: 4.055

Kelvin Herrera rhp
1 year/$7.9375M (2018)

  • 1 year/$7.9375M (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Kansas City 6/18/18 with $4,438,172 remaining on contract)
  • 1 year/$5.325M (2017)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/3/17 (avoided arbitration, $5.6M-$5.05M)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 2 years/$4.15M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 2/12/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.9M-$1.15M)
    • 15:$1.6M, 16:$2.55M
    • 2016 salary may increase by up to $0.25M based on 2015 games finished
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.5225M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
  • 1 year/$508,175 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$480,650 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 9/21/11
  • signed by Kansas City 12/13/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 5.157

Adam Eaton cf
5 years/$23.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 5 years/$23.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/20/15, replacing one-year, $0.56M contract signed 3/3/15
    • 15:$0.85M, 16:$2.75M, 17:$4M, 18:$6M, 19:$8.4M, 20:$9.5M club option ($1.5M buyout), 21:$10.5M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • 2021 option increases to $13M with MVP in any season 2015-20 or $12M with second- or third-place finish in any MVP vote in 2015-20
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/7/16
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Arizona 12/10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 9/4/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2010 (19-571) (Miami-Ohio)
  • agent: Diamond Sports Management
  • ML service: 5.030

Sean Doolittle lhp
5 years/$10.5M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 options

  • 5 years/$10.5M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Oakland 4/21/14
    • replaced 1 year/$0.505M deal signed 3/14
    • 14:$0.6M, 15:$0.75M, 16:$1.55M, 17:$2.6M, 18:$4.35M, 19:$6M club option ($0.5M buyout), 20:$6.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on 2015-17 games finished
    • salaries increase if Doolittle is arbitration-eligible after 2014 season: 15:$1.4M, 16:$2.45M 17:$3.65M, 18:$5M
    • 2020 becomes mutual option with 100 games finished in 2018-19
    • assignment bonus: $0.25M with trade
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 7/16/17
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • drafted by Oakland 2007 (1s-41) (Virginia)
  • signed 6/19/07, $742,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Jason Cook
  • ML service: 5.122

Howie Kendrick lf
2 years/$7M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$7M (2018-19)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 1/18/18
    • 18:$3M, 19:$4M
    • $1.1M annually in performance bonuses based on plate appearances
  • 2 years/$20M (2016-17)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/4/16
    • 16:$10M, 17:$10M
    • $5M annually is deferred without interest, to be paid in two installments of $5M each, 12/15/18 and 12/15/19
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from LA Dodgers 11/11/16
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/17 (Phillies pay Nationals $1,585,929, or difference between Kendrick’s remaining 2017 salary of $1,775,956, and a pro-rated share of the Major League minimum salary, or $190,027
  • 4 years/$33.5M (2012-15)
    • signed extension with LA Angels 1/9/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • $1.4M signing bonus
    • 12:$4.5M, 13:$8.75M, 14:$9.35M, 15:$9.5M
    • limited no-trade protection allowing Kendrick to block deals to 15 clubs in 2012, 12 in 2013, six in 2014 and four in 2015 (no-trade list consists of Miami, NY Mets, Tampa Bay & Toronto 11/14)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from LA Angels 12/10/14
    • LA Dodgers made qualifying offer to Kendrick 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.465M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/26/09
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.4325M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/22/08
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/07
  • 1 year (2006), re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/05
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
  • drafted by Anaheim 2002 (10-294) (St. Johns River CC, Fla.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus (draft & follow)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 11.091

Michael Taylor of
1 year/$2.525M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.525M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5579M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.524M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5087M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (6-172) (Westminster Academy, Fort Lauderdale)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.010

Jeremy Hellickson rhp
1 year/$2M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/16/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $4M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract every 15 days starting 5/1/18 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Washington 4/16/18
  • 1 year/$17.2M (2017)
    • Philadelphia made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (accepted 11/14/16)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/17 (Phillies pay Orioles $4,617,486, covering difference in remaining salaries for Hellickson ($6,109,289) and Hyun-soo Kim ($1,491,803) )
  • 1 year/$7M (2016)
    • signed by Philadelphia 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • Philadelphia made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (accepted 11/14/16)
  • 1 year/$4.275M (2015)
    • signed by Arizona 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Arizona 11/14/15
  • 1 year/$3.625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 for 195 innings pitched
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Tampa Bay 11/14/14
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2013)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4895M (2012)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4184M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2005 (4-118) (Hoover HS, Des Moines)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.045

Tim Collins lhp
1 year/$1.25M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • contract selected by Washington 5/21/18
    • DFA by Washington 7/4/18, sent outright to Triple-A
    • contract selected by Washington 8/14/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/13/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 11/30/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • refused assignment, elected free agency 11/18/16
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5345M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$495,725 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/17/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 3/30/11
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Atlanta 7/31/10
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Toronto 7/14/10
  • signed by Toronto 2007 as a free agent (Worcester Technical HS)
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 5.097

Joaquin Benoit rhp
1 year/$1M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1M (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/19/18
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 30, 35, 40, 45 pitching appearances. $0.2M each for 50, 55, 60 pitching appearances
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2017)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/6/16
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Philadelphia 7/31/17 with $2,540,983 remaining on contract
  • 2 years/$15.5M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/28/13
    • 14:$6M, 15:$8M, 16:$8M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • 2016 option guaranteed with 55 games finished in 2015
    • San Diego exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from San Diego 11/12/15
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Seattle 7/26/16 with Blue Jays paying Mariners $130,054 as part of the deal
  • 3 years/$16.5M (2011-13)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/17/10
    • 11:$5.5M, 12:$5.5M, 13:$5.5M
    • performance bonuses up to $1M annually
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2010)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/15/10 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.75M salary in majors
    • $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 4/29/10
  • 2 years/$6M (2008-09)
    • re-signed by Texas 10/31/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 08:$2M, 09:$3.5M
    • performance bonuses:
      • 2008: $75,000 each for 50, 55 GF
      • 2009: $0.1M for 45 GF, $0.15M for 50 GF, $0.2M for 55 GF
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for GG, LCS MVP. $50,000 each for WS MVP, All Star. $0.1M for Cy Young ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd), $0.1M for Rolaids ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd)
    • Benoit to donate $25,000 annually to club charity
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2007)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • $25,000 each for 60, 65 games
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2006)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • $25,000 each for 55 & 60 appearances
  • 1 year/$0.3725M (2005)
    • re-signed by Texas  2/05
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2004)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/04
  • signed by Texas 1996 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 15.040

Mark Reynolds 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 4/17/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Washington 5/14/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 2/1/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Colorado 3/26/17
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/16/15
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $0.1M for 100. $0.2M each for 200, 300. $0.3M each for 400, 500.
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/11/14
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 250, 350, 450, 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/17/13 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$6M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/9/12
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 400, 450, 500, 550, 575, 600 plate appearances
    • DFA by Cleveland 8/8/13, released 8/12/13
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 8/16/13
  • 3 years/$14.5M (2010-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Arizona 3/15/10, replacing 1-year/$0.5M deal renewed 3/11/10
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 10:$0.5M, 11:$5M, 12:$7.5M, 13:$11M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • limited no-trade protection
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Arizona 12/6/10
    • Baltimore declined 2013 option 10/31/12
    • non-tendered by Baltimore 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.4225M (2009)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.3965M (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 5/17/07
  • drafted by Arizona 2004 (16-476) (Virginia)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 10.138

Trea Turner ss
1 year/$0.5772M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5772M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5549M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Washington 8/21/15
  • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 6/14/15 (player to be named later in 12/19/14 trade)
  • drafted by San Diego 2014 (1-13) (NC State)
  • $2.9M signing bonus ($2.7233M slot)
  • ML service: 1.135

Joe Ross rhp
1 year/$0.5679M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5679M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.551M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5144M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/6/15
  • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (1-25) (Bishop O’Dowd HS, Oakland)
  • $2.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.067

Sammy Solis lhp
1 year/$0.5603M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5603M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5457M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (2-51) (University of San Diego)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 2.077

Wilmer Difo ss
1 year/$0.5579M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5579M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • signed by Washington 6/3/10 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.110

Matt Grace lhp
1 year/$0.557M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.557M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (8-236) (UCLA)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.065

Trevor Gott rhp
1 year/$0.555M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.555M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.516M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/13/15
    • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Angels 12/10/15
  • acquired by LA Angels in trade from San Diego 7/19/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2013 (6-178) (Kentucky)
  • $0.2M signing bonus ($0.2429M slot)
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 0.153

Koda Glover rhp
1 year/$0.5517M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5517M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5383M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/20/16
  • drafted by Washington 2015 (8-254) (Oklahoma State)
  • $0.2M signing bonus ($0.1661M slot)
  • ML service: 1.051

Austin Adams rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
    • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Angels 12/10/16
  • drafted by LA Angels 2012 (8-267) (South Florida)
  • $0.1275M signing bonus ($0.1348M slot)
  • ML service: 0.035

Jimmy Cordero rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Washington 8/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 8/4/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
    • acquired by Washington in trade 11/23/16 after being DFA by Philadelphia 11/18/16
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Toronto 7/31/15
  • signed by Toronto 1/6/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 0.000

Erick Fedde rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/30/17
  • drafted by Washington 2014 (1-18) (UNLV)
  • $2.5111M signing bonus ($2.1456M slot)
  • ML service: 0.039

Spencer Kieboom c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Washington 5/11/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
    • DFA by Washington 3/2/17, sent outright to Triple-A 3/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/19/15
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • drafted by Washington 2012 (5-174) (Clemson)
  • $0.2M signing bonus ($0.2334M slot)
  • ML service: 0.006

Kyle McGowin rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/4/18
  • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Angels 12/10/16
  • drafted by LA Angles 2013 (5-157) (Savannah State)
  • $0.27M signing bonus ($0.2976M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Justin Miller rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 5/25/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/8/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/12/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/19/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/17/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/13
    • DFA by Detroit 8/30/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/31/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Texas 10/30/12
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13 
    • released by Texas 9/1/13 
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 9/18/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
    • released by Texas 4/23/12
    • re-signed by Texas 4/29/12 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (16-483) (Fresno State)
  • ML service: 1.171

Raudy Read c
1 year/$0.546M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.546M (2018)
    • suspended 80 games 2/7/18 (positive PED test)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • signed by Washington 1/24/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.031

Matt Reynolds ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Washington in trade 2/12/18 after being DFA by NY Mets 2/7/18
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 10/12/15
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (2-71) (Arkansas)
  • $0.525M signing bonus ($0.7236M slot)
  • ML service: 1.048

Victor Robles of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/7/17
  • signed by Washington 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.025

Jefry Rodriguez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • signed by Washington 1/17/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Adrian Sanchez 2b-3b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/30/17
  • signed by Washington 1/21/07 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.085

Pedro Severino c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/1/15
  • signed by Washington 12/13/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 0.142

Jhonatan Solano c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/7/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/29/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 4/24/15
    • DFA by Miami 6/5/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/6/15
    • contract selected by Miami 6/18/15
    • DFA by Miami 6/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/22/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
    • released by Washington 11/18/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • signed by Washington 2006 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • ML service: 1.076

Juan Soto of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Washington 5/20/18
  • signed by Washington 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Andrew Stevenson cf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/23/17
  • drafted by Washington 2015 (2-58) (LSU)
  • $0.75M signing bonus ($1.0581M slot)
  • ML service: 0.062

Wander Suero rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/3/17
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • signed by Washington 2/2/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Austin Voth rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • drafted by Washington 2013 (5-166) (Washington)
  • $0.2728M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Austen Williams rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/1/18
  • drafted by Washington 2014 (6-184) (Texas State)
  • $0.233M signing bonus ($0.2332M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor leagues

Yasel Antuna ss-3b
2018

  • signed by Washington as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.85M signing bonus (club record for international signing)
  • ML service:

Aaron Barrett rhp
2018

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 4/3/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5194M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 10/25/16
  • 1 year/$0.5142M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (9-266) (University of Mississippi)
  • $35,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 2.144

Rafael Bautista of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
    • released by Washington 6/9/18
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 6/14/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • signed by Washington 1/3/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.037

Wil Crowe rhp
2018

  • drafted by Washington 2017 (2-65) (South Carolina)
  • $0.9465M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Jaff Decker of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/1/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 5/1/18
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 5/22/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/22/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 4/15/17
    • DFA by Oakland 5/9/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/13/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/26/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/15/16
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/29/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/16
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/16/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 10/7/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/12
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by San Diego 11/20/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (1s-42) (Sunrise Mountain HS, Peoria, Ariz.)
  • $0.892M signing bonus
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 0.161

Mason Denaburg rhp
2018

  • drafted by Washington 2018 (1-27) (Merritt Island HS, Fla.)
  • $3M signing bonus ($2.4727M slot)
  • ML service:

Josh Edgin lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 5/17/18 (exercised right to opt out)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 5/23/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.675M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/30/17
  • 1 year/$0.625M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$520,625 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4935M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 7/13/12
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (30-902) (Francis Marion University, S.C.)
  • agent: McGinn Sports
  • ML service: 4.048

Irving Falu inf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/10/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 6/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/4/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/26/14
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers from Milwaukee 6/26/14
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from San Diego 7/17/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 8/7/14
  • 1 year/$492,025 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/15/13
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/20/13, released 11/26/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/3/12
  • drafted by Kansas City 2003 (21-612) (Indian Hills CC, Iowa)
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.120 (through 2016)

Luis Garcia ss
2018

  • signed by Washington 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.3M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Daniel Johnson of
2018

  • drafted by Washington 2016 (5-154) (New Mexico State)
  • $0.325M signing bonus ($0.3543M slot)
  • ML service:

Carter Kieboom ss
2018

  • drafted by Washington 2016 (1-28) (Walton HS, Marietta, Ga.)
  • $2M signing bonus ($2.0659M slot)
  • ML service:

Jose Marmolejos 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
    • DFA by Washington 7/26/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/29/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • signed by Washington 6/9/11 as an amateur free agent (Broward CC, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.061

Tom Milone lhp
1 year/$1.2M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/20/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Washington 7/26/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 9/3/18
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/16 (non-guaranteed deal)
    • may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 5/7/17 after being DFA by Milwaukee 5/1/17
    • elected free agency 10/26/17
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 5/7/16
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/18/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/17/16 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$2.775M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Oakland 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/3/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (10-301) (USC)
  • $65,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports (Praver/Shapiro)
  • ML service: 5.113

Miguel Montero c
1 year/$1.3M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.3M (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/1/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.3M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1.7M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Washington 3/28/18
    • DFA by Washington 4/11/18
  • 5 years/$60M (2013-17)
    • signed extension with Arizona 5/26/12
    • 13:$10M, 14:$10M, 15:$12M, 16:$14M, 17:$14M
    • deal does not include no-trade protection
    • at signing, largest contract in club history
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Arizona 12/9/14
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 7/3/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/28/17, with Cubs paying most of $6,885,245 left on contract
  • 1 year/$5.9M (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/31/12 (avoided arbitration, $6.8M-$5.4M)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/26/11 (avoided arbitration, $3.4M-$2.8M)
  • 1 year/$2M (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/15/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2009)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.4005M (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/05
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/06
  • signed by Arizona 2001 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball (previously Octagon)
  • ML service: 11.031

Seth Romero lhp
2018

  • drafted by Washington 2017 (1-25) (Houston)
  • $2.8M signing bonus ($2.5304M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service:

Moises Sierra of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/10/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/11/18
    • DFA by Washington 5/20/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/22/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 1/3/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/31/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City (minor-league contract)
    • released by Kansas City 7/22/15
  • 1 year/$0.5047M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 5/3/14 after being DFA by Toronto 5/1/14
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from Chicago White Sox 10/24/14
    • DFA by Kansas City 12/16/14, sent outright to Triple-A 12/22/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/19/10
  • signed by Toronto as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.105

Chris Smith rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
    • DFA by Toronto 8/12/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/14/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/27/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by NY Yankees 7/26/15
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/1/15 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/23/13 as an amateur free agent (Kentucky Wesleyan)
  • 2010-11: independent Frontier League
  • ML service: 0.022

Carlos Torres rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/21/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.8M in performance bonuses
    • released by Cleveland 3/24/18
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/28/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/20/18
    • DFA by Washington 5/23/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/25/18
  • 1 year/$2.175M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/1/17
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (1 year/$1.05M, avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by NY Mets 1/22/16, sent outright to Triple-A 2/1/16 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 2/11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 3/31/16
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 4/2/16 (1 year/$0.95M)
  • 1 year/$582,125 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$561,875 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/16/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/20/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 5/4/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed for 2011 by Yomiuri of Japan
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10
    • released by White Sox 10/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by White Sox 7/22/09
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2004 (15-449) (Kansas State)
  • $1,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Full Circle Sports
  • ML service: 5.114

Cesar Vargas rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
    • DFA by San Diego 3/31/17, sent outright to Triple-A 4/5/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 11/20/15
  • signed by NY Yankees 2/9/09 as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.163