Baltimore Orioles

Service time in years & days (through 2020 season).

John Angelos Chairman and CEO
2020 -

  • John Angelos, 2020 -
    • in October, 2020, Angelos and his brother Louis assumed control of the Orioles, with John Angelos designated as Chairman and CEO. Peter Angelos continues to hold a majority stake in the limited partnership that owns the club.
  • Peter Angelos, 1993-2020
    • a group led by attorney Peter Angelos bought the Orioles for $173M in 1993
  • Eli Jacobs, 1988-1993
    • venture capitalist Eli Jacobs purchased the team from the estate of Edward Bennett Williams for $70M in December 1988
  • Edward Bennett Williams, 1979-1988
    • Washington DC trial lawyer Edward Bennett Williams purchased the franchise from brewery magnate Jerold Hoffberger for $12M in 1979
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.4 billion in April, 2020.

ORIOLES PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 30-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2020 $ 23,770,983 (29) $                    (  ) $ 85,744,400 (28)
2019 $ 80,239,882 (27) $ 82,784,110 (27) $ 98,676,098 (27)
2018 $148,574,615 (13) $136,940,695 (16) $148,720,053 (17)
2017 $164,326,172 (10) $167,413,907 (10) $179,936,646 (11)
2016 $147,693,713 ( 9) $152,143,130 (13) $169,272,704 (12)
2015 $118,975,833 (14) $124,715,044 (14) $137,673,605 (17)
2014 $107,976,153 (15) $112,707,105 (14) $122,657,573 (15)
2013 $ 92,238,333 (16) $103,299,013 (14) $113,381,502 (16)
2012 $ 84,102,333 (12) $ 89,060,253 (19) $ 97,056,240 (21)
2011 $ 86,942,583 (16) $ 86,856,480 (18)
2010 $ 73,812,500 (21) $ 73,231,289 (23)
2009 $ 67,101,666 (23) $ 79,308,066 (19)
2008 $ 67,196,246 (22) $ 78,888,250 (19)
2007 $ 93,554,808 (11) $ 95,269,977 (14)
2006 $ 72,585,582 (15) $ 76,138,206 (16)
2005 $ 73,914,333 (14) $ 81,041,711 (10)
2004 $ 51,623,333 (21) $ 56,811,459 (20)
2003 $73,877,500 (13) $ 75,502,154 (16)
2002 $ 60,493,487 (16) $ 56,504,685 (18)
2001 $ 74,279,540 (12) $ 77,196,073 (10)
2000 $ 83,100,000 ( 4) $ 69,398,275 ( 8)
  • Opening Day payrolls compiled by Baseball Prospectus include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on the active 25/26-man roster and injured list. Deferred payments and performance and award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End 40-man roster payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned performance and award bonuses, non-cash compensation, buyouts of unexercised options and cash transactions. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.
  • Year End Competitive Balance Tax payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include average annual value of contracts, earned bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions, buyouts of unexercised options, and health and pension benefits. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Mike Elias Executive Vice President and General Manager
2019 -

  • 2019 -
    • hired by Baltimore as Executive VP and GM 11/16/18
  • Houston, 2012-18
    • Assistant General Manager, Player Acquisition
    • Director, Scouting
  • St. Louis, 2007-11
  • Vice President & Assistant GM, Analytics Sig Mejdal
  • Director, Minor League Operations Kent Qualls
  • Director, Player Development Matt Blood
  • former Executive VP, Baseball Operations Dan Duquette
    • 4 years (2015-18)
      • signed extension with Baltimore 1/16/13
      • deals pays about $2M annually
      • will not return for 2019 season, Baltimore announced 10/3/18
    • 3 years (2012-14)
      • hired by Baltimore 11/7/11, replacing Andy MacPhail

Brandon Hyde Manager
2019 -

  • 2019 -
    • hired by Baltimore as manager 12/14/18
  • 2014-18, Chicago Cubs
    • bench coach, first base coach, director of player development
  • 2005-13, Miami
    • bench coach, minor-league manager
  • former manager Buck Showalter
    • 5 years (2014-18)
      • signed extension with Baltimore 1/16/13
      • deal pays about $3.5M annually
      • will not return for 2019 season, Baltimore announced 10/3/18
    • 4 years (2010-13)
      • hired by Baltimore 7/28/10, replacing interim manager Juan Samuel
      • annual salary of $1.5M

 

Chris Davis 1b
7 years/$161M (2016-22)

  • 7 years/$161M (2016-22)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/21/16
    • 16-22: salaries of $23M annually, with $17M paid as earned and $6M deferred without interest
    • the $42M in deferred money is to be paid in 10 installments of $3.5M annually each July 1, 2023-32, and five installments of $1.4M each July 1, 2033-37
    • MLB calculates present-day value to $147,831,478 with deferrals, while the MLBPA’s present-day value calculation is $147,737,635
    • limited no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$12M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • Baltimore made qualifying offer to Davis 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$10.35M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • placed on restricted list 9/12/14 (positive test for Adderall without therapeutic use exemption). reinstated from restricted list 4/7/15
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$488,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
  • 1 year/$418,290 (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/22/11
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Texas 7/30/11
  • 1 year/$414,120 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$406,620 (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Texas 6/26/08
  • drafted by Texas 2006 (5-148) (Navarro JC, Texas)
  • $172,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 11.061

Alex Cobb rhp
4 years/$57M (2018-21)

  • 4 years/$57M (2018-21)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/21/18
    • 18:$14M, 19:$14M 20:$14M, 21:$15M
    • annual performance bonus: $0.5M for 180 innings pitched
    • $20M is deferred ($6.5M of 2018 salary and $4.5M annually of 2019-21 salaries), to be paid $2M on 11/30/22 and $1.8M annually each 11/30, 2023-32)
    • if Cobb does not pitch 130 innings in 2020, an additional $5.5M of 2021 salary is deferred, to be paid $1.75M annually each 11/30, 2033-35
    • no-trade protection: may block deals to all clubs in 2018 and 10 clubs annually in 2019-21
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from Tampa Bay 11/6/17
  • 1 year/$4M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$516,900 (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$502,200 (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/19/10
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2006 (4-109) (Vero Beach HS, Fla.)
  • $400,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council (previously ACES)
  • ML service: 9.061

Trey Mancini 1b
1 year/$4.75M (2020)

  • 1 year/$4.75M (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$575,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year/$556,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year/$536,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/18/16
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (8-249) (Notre Dame)
  • $151,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 4.015

Yolmer Sanchez 2b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/28/20 (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Francisco 8/21/20
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 8/28/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/31/20
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Chicago White Sox 10/30/20
  • 1 year/$4.625M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/19, elected free agency 11/27/19
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Chicago White Sox 2/7/18 ($2.35M-$2.1M)
  • 1 year/$546,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/13
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 2009 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 5.040

Jose Iglesias ss
1 year/$3M (2020), plus 2021 option

  • 1 year/$3M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/7/20
    • 20:$2.5M, 21:$3.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • Baltimore exercised 2021 option 11/1/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/23/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $2.5M in majors
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses based on games
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 3/28/19
  • 1 year/$6.275M (2018)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/18 (avoided arbitration, $6.8M-$5.6M)
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/15/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1,443,750 (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/6/14
  • 4 years/$8.25M (2010-13)
    • signed by Boston as an amateur free agent 9/9/09
    • $6M signing bonus
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Boston 7/30/13 (Peavy deal)
  • agent: Magnus Sports (previously Boras Corp., Diego Bentz)
  • ML service: 8.036

Hanser Alberto ss
1 year/$1.65M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.65M (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 500 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$578,000 (2019)
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 1/11/19 after being DFA by NY Yankees
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers 2/22/19 after being DFA by Baltimore 2/20/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from San Francisco 3/1/19
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/15/18
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Texas 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$537,360 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$511,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
  • signed by Texas 11/23/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 4.085

Jorge Lopez rhp
1 year/$586,750 (2020)

  • 1 year/$586,750 (2020)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/20
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 8/9/20 after being DFA by Kansas City 8/7/20
  • 1 year/$562,250 (2019)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 7/27/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/22/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2011 (2-70) (Academia de Milagrosa, Cayey, P.R.)
  • $690,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.102

John Means lhp
1 year/$580,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$580,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/24/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2014 (11-331) (West Virginia)
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 2.007

Renato Nunez dh-3b
1 year/$578,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$578,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year/$562,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Oakland 4/15/18
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 5/13/18 after being DFA by Texas 5/11/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 5/15/18
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/20/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • signed by Oakland 7/2/10 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 2.167

Pedro Severino c
1 year/$576,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$576,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Washington 3/23/19
  • 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: 3.099

Shawn Armstrong rhp
1 year/$573,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$573,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year/$559,100 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 4/28/19 after being DFA by Seattle 3/26/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • DFA by Seattle 3/7/18, sent outright to Triple-A 3/8/18
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/28/18
  • 1 year/$535,700 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Cleveland 12/13/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (18-548) (East Carolina)
  • $325,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.028

Pat Valaika ss
1 year/$573,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$573,500 (2020)
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers 1/16/20 after being DFA by Baltimore 1/10/20
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 1/30/20 after being DFA by Arizona 1/27/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 2/11/20
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/23/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Colorado 10/30/19
  • 1 year/$550,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 9/6/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (9-259) (UCLA)
  • $0.1485M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 3.079

Rio Ruiz 3b
1 year/$573,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$573,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year/$558,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Atlanta 12/10/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 9/17/16
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Houston 1/14/15
  • drafted by Houston 2012 (4-129) (Bishop Amat HS, La Puente, Calif.)
  • $1.85M signing bonus ($360,200 slot)
  • ML service: 2.109

Anthony Santander of
1 year/$572,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$572,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year/$546,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • selected by Baltimore from Cleveland in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
  • signed by Cleveland 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $385,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.162

Paul Fry lhp
1 year/$571,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year/$559,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 4/14/17 after being DFA by Seattle 4/11/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 6/4/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (17-507) (St. Clair County CC, Mich.)
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 2.096

Chance Sisco c
1 year/$571,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year/$546,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/1/17
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (2-61) (Temescal Canyon HS, Lake Elsinore, Calif.)
  • $785,000 signing bonus ($913,300 slot)
  • ML service: 2.103

Tanner Scott lhp
1 year/$568,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$568,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/17/17
  • drafted by Baltimore 2014 (6-181) (Howard JC, Texas)
  • $650,000 signing bonus ($240,000 slot)
  • ML service: 2.059

Richie Martin ss
1 year/$568,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$568,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • selected by Baltimore from Oakland in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • drafted by Oakland 2015 (1-20) (Florida)
  • $1.95M signing bonus ($2.214M slot)
  • ML service: 2.000

Austin Hays of
1 year/$567,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$567,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/5/17
  • drafted by Baltimore 2016 (3-91) (Jacksonville)
  • $665,800 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.057

D.J. Stewart of
1 year/$567,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$567,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/11/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (1-25) (Florida State)
  • $2.0645M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 1.065

Cedric Mullins of
1 year/$567,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$567,00 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year/$557,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 8/10/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (13-403) (Campbell)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.075

Travis Lakins rhp
1 year/$566,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$566,000 (2020)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 1/21/20 after being DFA by Boston 1/17/20
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Chicago Cubs 1/31/20
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Boston 3/19
  • drafted by Boston 2015 (6-171) (Ohio State)
  • $320,000 signing bonus ($287,500 slot)
  • ML service: 1.054

Hunter Harvey rhp
1 year/$565,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$565,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (1-22) (Bandys HS, Catawba, N.C.)
  • $1.9476M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.047

Cole Sulser rhp
1 year/$565,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$565,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/2/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 10/1/19 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 9/29/19
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Cleveland 12/13/18
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (25-741) (Dartmouth)
  • ML service: 1.028

Dillon Tate rhp
1 year/$565,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$565,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from NY Yankees 7/24/18
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Texas 8/1/16
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (1-4) (UC-Santa Barbara)
  • $4.2M signing bonus ($5.0265M slot)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 1.048

Keegan Akin lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • drafted by Baltimore 2016 (2-54) (Western Michigan)
  • $1.1772M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.108

Tom Eshelman rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/31/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Philadelphia 6/9/19
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/1/19
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/2/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/19
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Houston 12/12/15
  • drafted by Houston 2015 (2-46) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $1.1M signing bonus ($1.3257M slot)
  • ML service: 1.028

Dean Kremer rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 7/18/18
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2016 (14-431) (UNLV)
  • $147,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.053

Ryan McKenna of
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (4-133) (Aquinas HS, Dover, N.H.)
  • $414,700 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan Mountcastle ss
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (1s-36) (Hagerty HS, Oviedo, Fla.)
  • $1.3M signing bonus ($1.7119M slot)
  • agent: Apex
  • ML service: 0.105

Tyler Nevin 3b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/20
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Colorado 8/30/20
  • drafted by Colorado 2015 (1s-38) (Poway HS, Calif.)
  • $2M signing bonus ($1.6265M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ramon Urias 2b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 2/11/20 after being DFA by St. Louis 2/6/20
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/18
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • 2018
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/4/18 (minor-league contract)
  • rights sold to Mexico City of Mexican League 8/30/13
  • signed by Texas as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.047

Cesar Valdez rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/20/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 8/27/20
  • 2019: Mexican League
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/17/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 4/20/17
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 5/5/17 after being DFA by Oakland 5/3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 2012-15: Mexican League
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Pittsburgh 7/5/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
    • DFA by Arizona 9/13/10, sent outright to Triple-A 9/16/10
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Arizona 12/9/10
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • signed by Arizona 2005 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.060

Austin Wynns c
1 year/$567,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$567,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year/$558,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (10-309) (Fresno State)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($135,300 slot)
  • ML service: 1.016

Bruce Zimmerman lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/17/20
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Atlanta 7/31/18
  • drafted by Atlanta 2017 (5-140) (University of Mount Olive)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($364,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.031

 

Minor leagues

Michael Baumann rhp
2020

  • drafted by Baltimore 2017 (3-98) (Jacksonville)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($547,700 slot)
  • ML service:

Ty Blach lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 8/2/19 after being DFA by San Francisco 7/27/19
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/16/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/19/19
  • 1 year/$565,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/18
  • 1 year/$536,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 11/20/15
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • drafted by San Francisco 2012 (5-178) (Creighton)
  • $224,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Sports Pro Services
  • ML service: 2.065 (through 2019)

Cody Carroll rhp
1 year/$565,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$565,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 9/21/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from NY Yankees 7/24/18
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/31/18
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2015 (22-663) (Southern Mississippi)
  • ML service: 0.062 (through 2019)

Hunter Cervenka lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/19/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by St. Louis 7/30/19
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 8/7/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • released by Miami 3/18
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/13/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 3/30/18
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 6/5/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • renewed by Miami 3/17
    • DFA by Miami 12/14/17, sent outright to Triple-A 12/20/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/11/16
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Atlanta 8/6/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 5/29/15
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Boston 5/15/12
  • drafted by Boston 2008 (27-832) (Sterling HS, Bayton, Texas)
  • $350,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.018 (through 2019)

Taylor Davis c
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/23/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/7/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/21/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/5/17
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/1/17
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 7/11/11 as amateur free agent (Morehead St.)
  • agent: Mike Mosa
  • ML service: 0.099 (through 2019)

Yusniel Diaz of
2020

  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 7/18/18
  • signed by LA Dodgers 11/22/15 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $15.5M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Cadyn Grenier ss
2020

  • drafted by Baltimore 2018 (1cba-37) (Oregon State)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($1.9235M slot)
  • ML service:

D.L. Hall lhp
2020

  • drafted by Baltimore 2017 (1-21) (Valdosta HS, Ga.)
  • $3M signing bonus ($2.8924M slot)
  • ML service:

Eric Hanhold rhp
2020

  • 2020
    • DFA by Baltimore 1/7/20, sent outright to Triple-A 1/13/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 9/16/19 after being DFA by NY Mets 9/14/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/1/18
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Milwaukee 9/12/17
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2015 (6-181) (Florida)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($261,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.044 (through 2019)

Gunnar Henderson ss
2020

  • drafted by Baltimore 2019 (2-42) (Morgan Academy, Selma, Ala.)
  • $2.3M signing bonus ($1.771M slot)
  • ML service:

Dilson Herrera 2b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/5/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/1/20
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/8/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/29/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Mets 7/2/19 (Herrera exercised right to opt out)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 7/5/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Mets 9/1/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 3/13/18
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/6/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/2/18
  • 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: 1.034 (through 2019)

Heston Kjerstad of
2020

  • drafted by Baltimore 2020 (1-2) (Arkansas)
  • $5.2M signing bonus ($7.7899M slot)
  • ML service:

Evan Phillips rhp
1 year/$566,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$566,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 9/30/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/24/18
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Atlanta 7/31/18
  • drafted by Atlanta 2015 (17-510) (UNC-Wilmington)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.133 (through 2019)

Brady Rodgers rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/23/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/19
    • DFA, released by Houston 8/22/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 9/2/16
  • drafted by Houston 2012 (3-96) (Arizona State)
  • $495,200 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service: 1.015 (through 2019)

Grayson Rodriguez rhp
2020

  • drafted by Baltimore 2018 (1-11) (Central Heights HS, Texas)
  • $4.3M signing bonus ($4.3751M slot)
  • ML service:

Jose Rondon ss
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 7/30/19 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 7/28/19
    • DFA by Baltimore 8/2/19, sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 1/10/18 after being DFA by San Diego 1/6/18
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/15
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from LA Angels 7/18/14
  • signed by LA Angels 7/13/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.056 (through 2019)

Adley Rutschman c
2020

  • drafted by Baltimore 2019 (1-1) (Oregon State)
  • $8.1M signing bonus ($8,415,300 slot)
  • ML service:

Dwight Smith Jr. lf
1 year/$571,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
    • sent outright to Alternate Training Site by Baltimore after being DFA 8/22/20
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2019)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 3/8/19 after being DFA by Toronto 3/5/19
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/18/17
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (1s-53) (McIntosh HS, Ga.)
  • $800,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.085 (through 2019)

Kevin Smith lhp
2020

  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from NY Mets 8/31/20
  • drafted by NY Mets 2018 (7-200) (Georgia)
  • $222,300 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Richard Urena ss
2020

  • 2020
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 1/10/20 after being DFA by Toronto 12/31/19
    • DFA by Baltimore 2/19/20, sent outright to Triple-A 2/23/20
  • 1 year/$562,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
    • DFA by Toronto 12/30/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • signed by Toronto 7/3/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.156 (through 2019)

Andrew Velazquez 3b
1 year/$564,900 (2020)

  • 1 year/$564,900 (2020)
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 2/19/20 after being DFA by Cleveland 2/14/20
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/30/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Tampa Bay 7/3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/2/18
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 11/14/14
  • drafted by Arizona 2012 (7-243) (Fordham Prep, Bronx, N.Y.)
  • $200,000 signing bonus ($142,300 slot)
  • ML service: 1.062

Jordan Westburg ss
2020

  • drafted by Baltimore 2020 (1s-30) (Mississippi State)
  • $2.3655M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Asher Wojciechowski rhp
1 year/$575,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$575,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/17/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/20/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/14/19 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Cleveland 7/1/19
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/2/19
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/17/20
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 7/18/18
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 7/25/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 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/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (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)
  • $815,400 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 1.156 (through 2019)