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 $1.43 billion in April, 2021.

ORIOLES PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2021 $ 57,046,232 (27) $                    (  ) $ 76,677,450 (28)
2020 $ 23,770,983 (29) $ 23,487,072 (30) $ 79,519,468 (30)
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

Trey Mancini 1b
1 year/$4.75M (2021)

  • 1 year/$4.75M (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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)
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 4.015

Anthony Santander of
1 year/$2.1M (2021)

  • 1 year/$2.1M (2021)
    • lost arbitration with Baltimore 2/5/21 ($2.475M-$2.1M)
  • 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
  • agent: GSE
  • ML service: 2.162

Pedro Severino c
1 year/$1.825M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1.825M (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 12/1/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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
  • ML service: 3.099

Freddy Galvis ss
1 year/$1.5M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2021)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/26/21
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 with first trade
  • 1 year/$5M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/29/19
    • 19:$4M, 20:$5.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Toronto 8/12/19
    • Cincinnati exercised 2020 option 10/31/19
  • 1 year/$6.825M (2018)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Philadelphia 12/15/17
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/12/18
  • 1 year/$4.35M (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/13/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$513,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
    • placed on restricted list by Philadelphia 6/19/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • signed by Philadelphia as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Rep 1
  • ML service: 8.021

Matt Harvey rhp
1 year/$1M (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/13/21 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 3/25/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 7/27/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $575,000 in majors)
    • performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Kansas City 8/19/20
  • 1 year/$11M (2019)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/18/18
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M for each game started from 15 to 26
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/19/19, released 7/21/19
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 8/17/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$5.625M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade 5/8/18 after being DFA by NY Mets 5/5/18. As part of the deal, Reds pay Mets $5,788,978 to account for the difference in remaining 2018 salaries between Harvey and Devin Mesoraco
  • 1 year/$5.125M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 150, 160, 170 innings
  • 1 year/$4.325M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 200 innings pitched
    • award bonus: $25,000 for Cy Young
  • 1 year/$614,125 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$546,625 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14 (split contract, $299,250 in minors)
    • performance bonuses: $10,000 for 2013 All-Star selection (met). $50,000 for fourth place in 2013 Cy Young vote (met)
  • 1 year/$498,750 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 7/24/12
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (1-7) (North Carolina)
  • signed 8/16/10, $2.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.127

Pat Valaika ss
1 year/$875,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$875,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Shawn Armstrong rhp
1 year/$825,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$825,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 3.028

Maikel Franco 3b
1 year/$800,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$800,000 (2021)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/16/21
    • performance bonuses: $200,000 for 400 plate appearances
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 with trade
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2020)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/7/20
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances:
      • $75,000 each for 300, 325, 350, 375, 400, 425 PAs,
      • $100,000 each for 450, 475, 500, 525, 575, 625 PAs.
    • award bonuses
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$5.2M (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Philadelphia 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/11/17
  • 1 year/$517,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/2/14
  • signed by Philadelphia 2010 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon (previously California Sports, BTI Sports)
  • ML service: 5.157

Wade LeBlanc lhp
1 year/$700,000 (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/2/21 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $700,000 in majors
    • released by Baltimore 3/25/21 (LeBlanc exercised opt-out provision)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/26/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/28/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $800,000 in majors)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/15/20
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2019), plus 2020-22 options
    • signed by extension with Seattle 7/3/18
    • $300,000 signing bonus
    • 19:$2M, 20-22:$5M club options ($0.45M buyout for each)
    • annual performance bonuses based on innings pitched: $0.1M each for 90, 100 IP. $0.15M each for 110, 120 IP. $0.2M each for 130, 140 IP. $0.25M each for 150, 160 IP. $0.3M each for 170, 180 IP. Subsequent salaries increase by bonus earned in prior season.
    • 2020 option guaranteed with 160 IP in 2019, provided LeBlanc does not have a left arm injury
    • 2021-22 options guaranteed with 160 IP in immediately preceding season or 310 IP in prior two seasons, provided LeBlanc does not have a left arm injury
    • with bonuses, total value of contract may reach $31.3M
    • Seattle declined 2020 option 10/31/19
  • 1 year/$650,000 (2018)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/16/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors, $32,000/month in minors)
    • may opt out of contract 6/15/18 if not on Major League roster
    • released by NY Yankees 3/23/18 (due $96,000 termination pay)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/24/18
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 10, 20 games started
  • 1 year/$800,000 (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • 17:$750,000, 18:$1.25M club option ($50,000 buyout)
    • Pittsburgh declined 2018 option 11/3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Toronto 6/22/16
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/24/16
    • DFA by Seattle 8/25/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/16
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Seattle 9/13/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Seibu Lions of Japan 12/14
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/11/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/25/14 
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 6/3/14 after being DFA by LA Angels 5/31/14 
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/11/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/14/14 (refused assignment)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 6/17/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/21/14
    • DFA by LA Angels 8/26/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/28/14
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/2/14
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$491,500 (2013)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/13
    • claimed by Houston off waivers 6/8/13 after DFA by Miami 6/3/13 
    • DFA by Houston 6/24/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/26/13 
    • contract selected by Houston 8/19/13 
    • DFA by Houston 8/20/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/22/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • acquired by Miami in trade from San Diego 11/22/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$401,900 (2009)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 9/1/08
  • drafted by San Diego 2006 (2-61) (Alabama)
  • $590,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Joe Rosen
  • ML service: 7.131

John Means lhp
1 year/$593,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$593,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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
  • ML service: 2.007

Jorge Lopez rhp
1 year/$586,750 (2021)

  • 1 year/$586,750 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Adam Plutko rhp
1 year/$584,200 (2021)

  • 1 year/$584,200 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/21
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Cleveland 3/27/21
  • 1 year/$574,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/20/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (11-321) (UCLA)
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.063

Rio Ruiz 3b
1 year/$583,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$583,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.109

Paul Fry lhp
1 year/$581,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$581,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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
  • ML service: 2.096

Chance Sisco c
1 year/$580,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$580,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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/$580,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$580,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Austin Hays of
1 year/$578,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$578,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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)
  • agent: MAS+
  • ML service: 1.057

Cedric Mullins of
1 year/$577,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$577,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

D.J. Stewart of
1 year/$577,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$577,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Cesar Valdez rhp
1 year/$576,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$576,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Ryan Mountcastle ss
1 year/$574,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$574,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Cole Sulser rhp
1 year/$574,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$574,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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/$574,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$574,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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
  • ML service: 1.048

Hunter Harvey rhp
1 year/$574,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$574,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Dean Kremer rhp
1 year/$572,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$572,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Ramon Urias 2b
1 year/$571,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$571,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Bruce Zimmerman lhp
1 year/$571,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$571,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Mac Sceroler rhp
1 year/$570,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$570,500 (2021)
    • selected by Baltimore from Cincinnati in Rule 5 draft 12/10/20
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2017 (5-137) (Southeastern Louisiana)
  • $297,500 signing bonus ($374,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Wells rhp
1 year/$570,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$570,500 (2021)
    • selected by Baltimore from Minnesota in Rule 5 draft 12/10/20
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • drafted by Minnesota 2016 (15-453) (Cal State San Bernardino)
  • $90,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Keegan Akin lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Rylan Bannon 2b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 7/18/18
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2017 (8-250) (Xavier)
  • $122,500 signing bonus ($151,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Michael Baumann rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • drafted by Baltimore 2017 (3-98) (Jacksonville)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($547,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Yusniel Diaz of
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 7/18/18
  • signed by LA Dodgers 11/15 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $15.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jahmai Jones 2b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Angels 2/3/21
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 11/19.19
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/20
  • drafted by LA Angels 2015 (2-70) (Wesleyan HS, Norcross, Ga.)
  • $1.1M signing bonus ($879,500 slot)
  • ML service: 0.014

Travis Lakins rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Zac Lowther lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • drafted by Baltimore 2017 (2s-74) (Xavier)
  • $779,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Richie Martin ss
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Isaac Mattson rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Angels 12/4/19
  • drafted by LA Angels 2017 (19-565) (Pittsburgh)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan McKenna of
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/19
  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (4-133) (Aquinas HS, Dover, N.H.)
  • $414,700 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Nevin 3b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • 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

Alex Wells lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
  • signed by Baltimore 8/29/15 as a free agent from Australia
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

 

Minor leagues

Fernando Abad lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/16/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Washington 7/16/20
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 7/25/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/21/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/15/19
    • San Francisco declined 2020 option 11/2/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/17/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $2.5M in majors)
    • may earn additional $600,000 in performance bonuses
    • released by Philadelphia 3/21/18
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/26/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • may earn additional $650,000 in performance bonuses
    • released by NY Mets 3/18
    • suspended 80 games 6/8/18 (positive PED test)
  • 1 year/$2M (2017)
    • lost arbitration with Boston 1/31/17 ($2.7M-$2M)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/17/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/2/16
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Minnesota 8/1/16 with $423,497 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.0875M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/23/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.225M-$0.85M)
    • DFA by Oakland 11/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/15
  • 1 year/$525,900 (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/19/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/21/13 
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by Washington 11/20/13
  • 1 year/$485,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/18/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/1/12 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$418,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/5/09
    • re-signed by Houston 2/28/10
  • signed by Houston 2002 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Magnus Sports (Barry Praver)
  • ML service: 6.119

Cody Carroll rhp
2021

  • 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)

Nick Ciuffo c
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/21/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/5/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/28/19, released 7/1/19
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 7/10/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/4/18
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (1-21) (Lexington HS, S.C.)
  • $1.9722M signing bonus ($1.9747M slot)
  • ML service: 0.034

Taylor Davis c
2021

  • 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
2021

  • 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:

Tom Eshelman rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/16/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/31/20
    • DFA by Baltimore 11/25/20, sent outright to Triple-A 12/2/20 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
  • 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

Gray Fenter rhp
2021

  • 2021
    • selected by Chicago Cubs from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/20
    • returned by Chicago Cubs to Baltimore 3/12/21
  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (7-223) (West Memphis HS, Ark.)
  • $1M signing bonus ($178,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Conner Greene rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/19/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 2019
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from St. Louis 11/26/18
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/20/19, sent outright to Triple-A 11/27/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/17
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 1/19/18
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
    • DFA by St. Louis 11/20/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (7-205) (Santa Monica HS, Calif.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus ($187,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Cadyn Grenier ss
2021

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

D.L. Hall lhp
2021

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

Eric Hanhold rhp
2021

  • 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
2021

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

Dilson Herrera 2b
2021

  • 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
2021

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

Evan Phillips rhp
2021

  • 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)

Grayson Rodriguez rhp
2021

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

Adley Rutschman c
2021

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

Chris Shaw 1b
2021

  • 2021
    • DFA by Baltimore 1/26/21, sent outright to Triple-A 2/1/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/20
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 11/25/20 after being DFA by San Francisco 11/20/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/31/18
  • drafted by San Francisco 2015 (1-31) (Southern Illinois)
  • $1.4M signing bonus ($1.885M slot)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 0.060

Kevin Smith lhp
2021

  • 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:

Jordan Westburg ss
2021

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

Austin Wynns c
2021

  • 1 year/$567,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 12/7/20
  • 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