Baltimore Orioles

Service time in years & days (through 2018 season).

Peter Angelos Chairman of the Board/CEO
1993 -

  • Peter Angelos, 1993 -
    • 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 $1.2 billion in April, 2018.
ORIOLES PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $148,574,615 $ ()
2017 $164,326,172 $179,936,646 (11)
2016 $147,693,713 $169,272,704 (12)
2015 $118,975,833 $124,715,044 (14)
2014 $107,976,153 $112,707,105 (14)
2013 $ 92,238,333 $103,299,013 (14)
2012 $ 84,102,333 $ 89,060,253 (19)
2011 $ 86,942,583 $ 86,856,480 (18)
2010 $ 73,812,500 $ 73,231,289 (23)
2009 $ 67,101,666 $ 79,308,066 (19)
2008 $ 67,196,246 $ 78,888,250 (19)
2007 $ 93,554,808 $ 95,269,977 (14)
2006 $ 72,585,582 $ 76,138,206 (16)
2005 $ 73,914,333 $ 81,041,711 (10)
2004 $ 51,623,333 $ 56,811,459 (20)
2003 $ 73,877,500 $ 75,502,154 (16)
2002 $ 60,493,487 $ 56,504,685 (18)
2001 $ 74,279,540 $ 77,196,073 (10)
2000 $ 83,100,000 $ 69,398,275 ( 8)
  • 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.

Dan Duquette Executive VP, Baseball Operations
4 years (2015-18)

  • 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
    • Boston, 1994-2001. Executive VP & GM
    • Montreal, 1991-93. VP & GM
  • Vice President, Baseball Operations Brady Anderson
  • Director, Scouting Gary Rajsich
  • Director, Minor League Operations Kent Qualls
  • Director, Player Development Brian Graham

Buck Showalter Manager
5 years (2014-18)

  • 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
  • Texas (2003-06)
    • 3 years (2007-09)
      • signed extension with Texas 1/05
      • fired by Texas 10/06
    • 4 years/$6M (2003-06)
      • hired by Texas 10/02
  • Arizona (1998-2000)
  • NY Yankees (1992-95)

 

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/$0.488M (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)
  • $0.1725M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 9.061

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/$0.5169M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.5022M (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.)
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council (previously ACES)
  • ML service: 7.059

Mark Trumbo rf
3 years/$37.5M (2017-19)

  • 3 years/$37.5M (2017-19)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/20/17
    • 17:$11.5M, 18:$12.5M, 19:$13.5M
    • $1.5M annually deferred, paid each 11/1, 2020-22
    • limited no-trade protection: Trumbo may block deals to seven clubs annually
  • 1 year/$9.15M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • Baltimore made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (rejected)
  • 1 year/$6.9M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Arizona 2/19/15 ($6.9M-$5.3M)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Arizona 6/3/15
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Seattle 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$4.8M (2014)
    • signed by Arizona 2/6/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.85M-$3.4M)
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from LA Angels 12/10/13
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/17/08
  • drafted by LA Angels 2004 (18-533) (Villa Park HS, Calif.)
  • $1.425M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 8.027

Andrew Cashner rhp
2 years/$16M (2018-19) plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$16M (2018-19), plus 2020 option
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/15/18
    • $3M signing bonus (paid $1.5M each Jan. 15 in 2020 and 2021)
    • 18:$5M, 19:$8M, 20:$10M option
    • 2020 option guaranteed with 340 innings in 2018-19 combined
    • 2020 becomes player option with 360 innings in 2018-19 combined
    • annual performance bonuses based on starts and innings pitched:

      • $0.25M each for 10, 15 GS. $0.625M for 20 GS. $0.4M for 30 GS
      • $0.25M each for 110, 120 IP. $0.275M for 130 IP. $0.35M for 140 IP. $0.75M for 150 IP. $0.4M each for 170, 180, 190, 200 IP
  • 1 year/$10M (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/21/16
  • 1 year/$7.15M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from San Diego 7/29/16 with $2,539,618 remaining on contract (Padres paid Marlins $2,171,257 in deal)
  • 1 year/$4.05M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2014)
    • won arbitration with San Diego 2/8/14 ($2.4M-$2.275M)
  • 1 year/$0.5008M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year/$0.4861M (2012)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/5/12
    • signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/31/10
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2008 (1-19) (TCU)
  • signed 7/08, $1.54M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 8.126

Tim Beckham 3b
1 year/$3.35M (2018)

  • 1 year/$3.35M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.885M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/17 with $299,836 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$0.5145M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5081M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.5002M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2008 (1-1) (Griffin HS, Ga.)
  • signed 6/08, $6.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group (previously Legacy Agency)
  • ML service: 4.134

Jonathan Villar 2b
1 year/$2.55M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.55M (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/18 with $2,787,634 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$0.5545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5129M (2016)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 11/19/15
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.513M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5038M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/10 (Oswalt deal)
  • signed by Philadelphia 5/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.105M signing bonus
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 4.113

Dylan Bundy rhp
1 year/$1.64M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.64M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 5 years/$6.225M (2011-15), plus 2016 option
    • signed Major League contract with Baltimore 8/16/11
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 16:$1.8M
  • drafted by Baltimore 2011 (1-4) (Owasso HS, Okla.)
  • agent: BBI Sports 
  • ML service: 3.026

Caleb Joseph c
1 year/$1.25M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2017)
    • lost arbitration with Baltimore 2/2/17 ($1M-$0.7M)
  • 1 year/$0.5235M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/7/14
  • drafted by Baltimore 2008 (7-206) (Lipscomb)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 4.127

Mychal Givens rhp
1 year/$0.5665M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5665M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.546M (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/20/15
  • drafted by Baltimore 2009 (2-54) (Plant HS, Tampa)
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.069

Trey Mancini 1b
1 year/$0.5565M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5565M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.536M (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)
  • $0.1519M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.015

Richard Bleier lhp
1 year/$0.556M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.556M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 2/21/17 after being DFA by NY Yankees 2/16/17
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 5/26/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/13/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • selected by Toronto from Texas in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (6-183) (Florida Gulf Coast)
  • $0.12M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.074

Mike Wright rhp
1 year/$0.5535M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5535M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5105M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/15
  • drafted by Baltimore 2011 3-94 (East Carolina)
  • $0.3633M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 2.111

Miguel Castro rhp
1 year/$0.553M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.553M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 4/7/17 after being DFA by Colorado 4/2/17
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/5/15
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Toronto 7/27/15
  • signed by Toronto 1/5/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 2.079

Anthony Santander of
1 year/$0.5465M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5465M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (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
  • $0.385M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.046

Chance Sisco c
1 year/$0.5465M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5465M (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.)
  • $0.785M signing bonus ($0.9133M slot)
  • ML service: 0.156

Pedro Araujo rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • selected by Baltimore from Chicago Cubs in Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 5/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.000

Renato Nunez dh-3b
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (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: 0.167

Cody Carroll rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 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: 0.048

Paul Fry lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 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.)
  • ML service: 0.096

Donnie Hart lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5385M (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/15/16
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (27-819) (Texas State)
  • ML service: 1.112

Hunter Harvey rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 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: 0.003

Austin Hays of
1 year (2018)

  • 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)
  • $0.6658M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.034

David Hess rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2014 (5-151) (Tennessee Tech)
  • $0.28M signing bonus ($0.3205M slot)
  • ML service: 0.119

Branden Kline rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Baltimore 10/30/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2012 (2-65) (Virginia)
  • $0.7937M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

John Means lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/24/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2014 (11-331) (West Virginia)
  • ML service: 0.007

Ryan Meisinger rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/29/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (11-343) (Radford)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.057

Cedric Mullins of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 8/10/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (13-403) (Campbell)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.052

Luis Ortiz rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/3/18
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/18
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 8/1/16
  • drafted by Texas 2014 (1-30) (Sanger HS, Calif.)
  • $1.75M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.027

Evan Phillips rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 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)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.057

Yefry Ramirez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/17
  • selected by NY Yankees from Arizona in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
  • signed by Arizona 1/25/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.097

Joey Rickard of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.539M (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • selected by Baltimore from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2012 (9-302) (Arizona)
  • $0.1225M signing bonus ($0.125M slot)
  • ML service: 2.120

Josh Rogers lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from NY Yankees 7/24/18
    • contract selected by Baltimore 8/28/18
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2015 (11-333) (Louisville)
  • ML service: 0.034

Tanner Scott lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 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)
  • $0.65M signing bonus ($0.24M slot)
  • ML service: 0.166

D.J. Stewart of
1 year (2018)

  • 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: 0.020

Andrew Susac c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 2/3/18 after being DFA by Milwaukee 1/30/18
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
    • placed on restricted list 8/28/18
  • 1 year/$0.5374M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from San Francisco 8/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/26/14
  • drafted by San Francisco 2011 (2-86) (Oregon State)
  • $1.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 2.009

Breyvic Valera 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 4/1/18 after being DFA by St. Louis 3/28/18
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 7/18/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/7/16
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • signed by St. Louis 5/16/10 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.081

Engelb Vielma ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from San Francisco 11/20/17
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Philadelphia 12/11/17
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers 1/18/18 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 12/14/18
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 1/26/18 after being DFA by San Francisco 1/23/18
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers 9/14/17 after being DFA by Minnesota 9/12/17
  • signed by Minnesota 9/8/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $90,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.018

Steve Wilkerson 3b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/19/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2014 (8-241) (Clemson)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($0.1573M slot)
  • ML service: 0.087

Austin Wynns c
1 year (2018)

  • 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 ($0.1353M slot)
  • ML service: 0.102

Jimmy Yacabonis rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/11/17
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (13-399) (St. Joseph’s)
  • ML service: 0.078

 

Minor leagues

Keegan Akin lhp
2018

  • drafted by Baltimore 2016 (2-54) (Western Michigan)
  • $1.1772M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Pedro Alvarez 1b
1 year/$1M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/25/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Baltimore 3/29/18
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/19/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/20/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/12/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 200, 250, 300, 350 plate appearances. $0.5M each for 400, 450, 500, 550, 600 PA
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/1/17
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/7/16
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 350, 400, 450, 500, 550 plate appearances. $0.25M for 600 PAs
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Pittsburgh 2/19/15 ($5.75M-$5.25M)
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$6.355M (2009-12), plus 2013-14 club options
    • originally signed minor-league contract with $6M bonus 8/15/08 (arbitrator to review signing after players’ union filed grievance arguing Alvarez did not agree to deal before 8/15 deadline)
    • signed re-worked Major League contract 9/24/08, with union agreeing to drop grievance & MLB agreeing to notify union of any deadline extensions in the future
    • $6M signing bonus paid over 4 years
    • 09:$0.4M, 10:$0.5M, 11:$0.55M, 12:$0.7M, 13:$0.7M club option, 14:$0.7M club option
    • annual salary of $88,750 in minor leagues
    • Alvarez may void 2013, 2014 option if otherwise arbitration-eligible
    • if Alvarez is not in the majors by 2013, club may exercise options for split contracts for 2013-14 at $0.7M annually ($0.5M in minors)
    • Pittsburgh exercised 2013 option 10/31/12 
    • Alvarez to opt out of deal and enter arbitration for 2014
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2008 (1-2) (Vanderbilt)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.116 (through 2017)

Jayson Aquino lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/22/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/5/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/9/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 4/7/16 after being DFA by St. Louis 4/3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 2/4/15 after being DFA by Colorado 1/30/15
    • signed by Toronto 3/15
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 5/10/15 after being DFA by Toronto 5/5/15
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 7/29/15 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 7/22/15
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 12/9/15 after being DFA by Cleveland 12/7/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • signed by Colorado 7/2/09 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 0.051 (through 2017)

Jaycob Brugman of
2018

  • 2018
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 11/22/17 after being DFA by Oakland 11/20/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 2/21/18, sent outright to Triple-A 2/25/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (17-521) (BYU)
  • ML service: 0.063 (through 2017)

Yusniel Diaz of
2018

  • 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:

Andrew Faulkner lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/22/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.537M (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/17
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Texas 4/6/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/8/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/13/17
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/28/15
  • drafted by Texas 2011 (14-444) (South Aiken HS, S.C.)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 0.071 (through 2017)

Cadyn Grenier ss
2018

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

Jason Gurka lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Yankees 6/2/17
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 6/5/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/1/17
    • DFA by LA Angels 10/9/17, sent outright to Triple-A 10/16/17
  • 1 year/$0.66M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.66M in majors
    • contract selected by Colorado 4/3/16
    • released by Colorado 8/20/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/16/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/28/15
    • non-tendered by Colorado 12/2/15
  • drafted by Baltimore 2008 (15-446) (Angelina JC, Texas)
  • ML service: 0.089 (through 2017)

D.L. Hall lhp
2018

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

Corban Joseph 1b-2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/15/18
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/29/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/18
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/7/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 11/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/25/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 6/3/15
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 6/15/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Yankees 8/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 11/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2008 (4-140) (Franklin HS, Tenn.)
  • $0.207M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.057

Michael Kelly rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/17/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 3/29/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/5/18
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (1s-43) (West Boca Raton Community HS, Fla.)
  • $0.718M signing bonus ($0.728M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2017)

Chris Lee lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 7/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • drafted by Baltimore 2011 (4-130) (Santa Fe CC, Fla.)
  • $0.215M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.018 (through 2017)

Jhan Marinez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/10/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 8/31/18
  • 1 year/$0.5402M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 5/19/17 after being DFA by Milwaukee 5/15/17
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 8/10/17 after being DFA by Milwaukee 8/5/17
    • DFA by Texas 9/1/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/1/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/24/16
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade 5/13/16 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 5/8/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • released by Detroit 5/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A 9/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/11
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Miami 9/28/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Miami 7/15/10
  • signed by Florida 2006 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 2.079 (through 2017)

Tim Melville rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/22/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Long Island Ducks of Atlantic League 4/17
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 6/13/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/21/17
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 8/27/17 after being DFA by Minnesota 8/23/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 11/6/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/25/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/10/16
    • DFA by Cincinnati 4/22/16, sent outright to Triple-A 4/24/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/15/14 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Kansas City 2008 (4-115) (Holt HS, Wentzville, Mo.)
  • $1.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.035 (through 2017)

Ryan Mountcastle ss
2018

  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (1s-36) (Hagerty HS, Oviedo, Fla.)
  • $1.3M signing bonus ($1.7119M slot)
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service:

Grayson Rodriguez rhp
2018

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

Joely Rodriguez lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 6/13/17 after being DFA by Philadelphia 6/8/17
    • DFA by Texas 9/1/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/7/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/10/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A 12/7/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Pittsburgh 12/10/14
  • signed by Pittsburgh 3/25/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.023 (through 2017)

Luis Sardinas 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/17/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 7/6/18
  • 1 year/$0.5418M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 5/24/17 after being DFA by San Diego 5/22/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 5/26/17
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 8/15/16 after being DFA by Seattle 8/10/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 1/19/15
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Milwaukee 11/20/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/14
  • signed by Texas 2009 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.141 (through 2017)

Cody Sedlock rhp
2018

  • drafted by Baltimore 2016 (1-27) (Illinois)
  • $2.0972M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

D.J. Snelten lhp
1 year  (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 11/20/17
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/18
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 6/4/18 after being DFA by San Francisco 5/28/18
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/15/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/16/18
  • drafted by San Francisco 2013 (9-282) (Minnesota)
  • $0.1409M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2017)

Dillon Tate rhp
2018

  • 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:

Ruben Tejada ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.35M in majors)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/12/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.35M in majors)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from NY Yankees 6/4/17
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/6/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 8/17/17
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • 1 year/$3M (2016). Re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration, with Tejada receiving one additional day of service time in dispute regarding timing of 9/10/13 promotion from Triple-A)
    • released by NY Mets 3/16/16 (due 30 days’ pay, or $491,803)
    • 1 year/$1.5M (2016). Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/19/16
    • DFA by St. Louis 5/28/16, released 6/1/16
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 6/13/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 6/29/16
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/20/16
  • 1 year/$1.88M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$514,701 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year/$491,209 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 4/5/10
  • signed by NY Mets 7/11/06 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 5.162 (through 2017)

Gabriel Ynoa rhp
1 year/$0.549M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.549M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 11/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from NY Mets 2/10/17
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/14
  • signed by NY Mets 11/19/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.093