Baltimore Orioles

Service time in years & days (through 2023 season).

David Rubenstein Chairman and CEO
2024 -

  • David Rubenstein, 2024 -
    • a group led by Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein bought controlling interest in the Orioles and Mid-Atlantic Sports Network 1/31/24 in a deal valuing the club at $1.725 billion. MLB owners approved the sale 3/27/24. Rubenstein’s group holds a 40 percent stake in the club, with a pending agreement to purchase the remainder of the Angelos family’s stake. The group includes Ares CEO Michael Arougheti, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, Cal Ripken Jr. and Grant Hill
  • John Angelos, 2020-24
    • in October, 2020, Angelos and his brother Louis assumed control of the Orioles, with John Angelos designated as Chairman and CEO. Peter Angelos continued to hold a majority stake of 70 percent 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 $1.73 billion in March 2024.

ORIOLES PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2024 $ 92,970,900 (26) $                    (   ) $                    (   )
2023 $ 60,872,400 (29) $                  (   ) $ 89,408,287 (29)
2022 $ 43,718,167 (30) $ 60,327,739 (29) $ 82,898,023 (28)
2021 $ 57,046,232 (27) $ 59,054,021 (28) $ 76,348,794 (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
  • Assistant GM Eve Rosenbaum
  • 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
2022 -

  • 2022 -
    • signed extension with Baltimore after 2020 season
  • 3 years (2019-21)
    • 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

 

Corbin Burnes rhp
1 year/$15,637,500 (2024)

  • 1 year/$15,637,500 (2024)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Milwaukee 2/1/24
  • 1 year/$10.01M (2023)
    • lost arbitration with Milwaukee 2/15/23 ($10.75M-$10.1M)
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2022)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$608,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/21
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/20
  • 1 year/$562,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 7/8/18
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2016 (4-111) (St. Mary’s)
  • $536,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 5.049

James McCann c
4 years/$40.6M (2021-24)

  • 4 years/$40.6M (2021-24)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15/20
    • $600,000 signing bonus, paid 1/15/21
    • 21:$8M, 22:$8M, 23:$12M, 24:$12M
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 for MVP ($25,000 for second place in vote, $10,000 for third place). $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All Star, LCS MVP
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from NY Mets 12/21/22, with Mets paying $19M of remaining $24M on contract
  • 1 year/$5.4M (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/18
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2018)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Detroit 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$552,100 (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
  • 1 year/$519,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/25/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/1/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2011 (2-76) (Arkansas)
  • $577,900 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 9.028

Craig Kimbrel rhp
1 year/$13M (2024), plus 2025 option

  • 1 year/$13M (2024), plus 2025 club option
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/6/23
    • 24:$12M, 25:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2024 performance bonuses:
      • $100,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 games pitched
      • $100,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, games finished
  • 1 year/$10M (2023)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/23/22
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for Reliever of Year ($50,000 as finalist). $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP
    • perk: hotel suite on the road
  • 3 years/$43M (2019-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 6/6/19
    • 19:$16,173,913 (pro-rated for final 115 days of season: $10M), 20:$16M, 21:$16M, 22:$16M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2022 option is guaranteed 1) with 110 games finished in 2021-22 combined, including 55 GF in 2021, and 2) if Kimbrel does not suffer a non-temporary injury
    • buyout increases by $1M each with 53 GF in 2020, 2021
    • full no-trade protection for 2019
    • limited no-trade protection for 2020 (may block deals to 8 clubs, which Kimbrel must designate by 10/31/19)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/30/21 with $5,591,398 in 2021 salary and $1M buyout remaining
    • Chicago White Sox exercised 2022 option 11/5/21
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 4/1/22
  • 4 years/$42M (2014-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Atlanta 2/16/14 (avoided arbitration, $9M-$6.55M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$7M, 15:9M, 16:$11M, 17:$13M, 18:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • may earn additional $3.5M in performance bonuses
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Atlanta 4/5/15
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 11/13/15
    • Boston exercised 2018 option 11/2/17
    • Boston made $17.9M qualifying offer 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$655,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$590,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$419,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 5/5/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2008 (3-96) (Wallace St CC, Ala.)
  • signed 6/08, $391,000 signing bonus
  • agent: SportsMeter
  • ML service: 12.161

Anthony Santander rf
1 year/$11.7M (2024)

  • 1 year/$11.7M (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$7.4M (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.15M (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 11/30/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 5.162

Cedric Mullins cf
1 year/$6.325M (2024)

  • 1 year/$6.325M (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$716,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 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: 4.078

Austin Hays lf
1 year/$6.3M (2024)

  • 1 year/$6.3M (2024)
    • won arbitration with Baltimore 2/6/24 ($6.3M-$5.85M)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
  • 1 year/$713,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 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: 4.057

Ryan Mountcastle ss
1 year/$4,137,500 (2024)

  • 1 year/$4,137,500 (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$738,400 (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year/$711,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 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: 3.105

Ryan O’Hearn 1b-of
1 year/$3.5M (2024), plus 2025 option

  • 1 year/$3.5M (2024), plus 2025 club option

    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/14/24 (avoided arbitration, $3.8M-$3.2M)
    • 24:$3.5M, 25:$7.5M club option
    • 2025 option increases $500,000 each for 120, 150 games in 2024
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2023)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 11/15/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $250,000 in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 1/3/23 after being DFA by Kansas City 12/28/22
    • DFA by Baltimore 1/5/23, sent outright to Triple-A 1/12/23
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/13/23
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2022)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/21
  • 1 year/$576,950 (2020)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/20
  • 1 year/$557,650 (2019)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 7/31/18
  • drafted by Kansas City 2014 (8-243) (Sam Houston State)
  • $125,000 signing bonus ($156,600 slot)
  • agent: Republik Sports
  • ML service: 4.170

John Means lhp
1 year/$3.325M (2024)

  • 1 year/$3.325M (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$5.925M (2022-23)
    • signed extension, avoided arbitration ($3.1M-$2.7M) 5/21/22
    • 22:$2.95M, 23:$2.975M
  • 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: 5.007

Jorge Mateo ss
1 year/$2.7M (2024)

  • 1 year/$2.7M (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 11/17/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$709,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 1 year/$571,800 (2021)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/21
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 8/5/21 after being DFA by San Diego 8/3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/20
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 6/30/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/17
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/28/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $225,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Movement Management Group
  • ML service: 4.000

Daniel Coulombe lhp
1 year/$2.3M (2024), 2025 option

  • 1 year/$2.3M (2024), plus 2025 club option
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/29/24 (avoided arbitration, $2.4M-$2.2M)
    • 24:$2.3M, 25:$4M club option (no buyout)
    • 2025 option increases based on games pitched in 2024:
      • $100,000 for 50 games
      • $50,000 each for 51, 52, 53, 54, 55 games
      • $55,000 each for 56, 57, 58, 59, 60 games
      • $60,000 each for 61, 62, 63, 64, 65 games
  • 1 year/$1M (2023)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/30/22 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Minnesota, contract selected 3/27/23
  • 1 year/$979,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/1/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/3/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/20/22 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/17/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/25/21
    • non-tendered by Minnesota 11/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/22/20
    • DFA by Minnesota 8/28/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/21/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$550,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
    • DFA by Oakland 9/3/18, sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/18
  • 1 year/$537,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/10/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 9/10/15 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 9/6/15
    • DFA by Oakland 11/25/15, sent outright to Triple-A 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/16/14
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (25-776) (Texas Tech)
  • agent: Elite Sports
  • ML service: 5.008

Ramón Urías 2b
1 year/$2.1M (2024)

  • 1 year/$2.1M (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$734,700 (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year/$705,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 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: 3.025

Cole Irvin lhp
1 year/$2M (2024)

  • 1 year/$2M (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$737,600 (2023)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Oakland 1/26/23
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year/$705,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/22
  • 1 year/$573,000 (2021)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Philadelphia 1/30/21
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/21
  • 1 year/$566,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 5/12/19
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2016 (5-137) (Oregon)
  • $800,000 signing bonus ($417,500 slot)
  • ML service: 3.083

Tyler Wells rhp
1 year/$1,962,500 (2024)

  • 1 year/$1,962,500 (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$732,400 (2023)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year/$704,500 (2022)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 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: 2.132

Dillon Tate rhp
1 year/$1.5M (2024)

  • 1 year/$M (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$711,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 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: 4.048

Cionel Pérez lhp
1 year/$1.2M (2024), plus 2025 option

  • 1 year/$1.2M (2024), plus 2025 club option

    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/22/24 (avoided arbitration, $1.4M-$1.1M)
    • 24:$1.2M, 25:$2.2M club option
    • 2025 option increases based on 2024 innings, games finished:
      • $25,000 each for 55, 60, 65, 70 IP
      • $50,000 each for 20, 25 GF
      • $100,000 each for 30, 35 GF
      • $150,000 each for 40, 45, 50 GF
  • 1 year/$732,300 (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year/$705,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 1 year/$572,500 (2021)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Houston 1/23/21
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Houston 11/24/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • signed by Houston 12/9/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.085

Félix Bautista rhp
2 years/$2M (2024-25)

  • 2 years/$2M (2024-25)
    • signed extension with Baltimore 9/30/23
    • 24:$1M, 25:$1M
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for Reliever of the Year. $50,000 each for All-Star, finalist for Reliever of Year
  • 1 year/$731,800 (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore 8/4/16 as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • released by Miami 1/15/15
  • signed by Miami 11/19/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 2.000

Jacob Webb rhp
1 year/$1M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1M (2024)
    • won arbitration with Baltimore 2/6/24 ($1M-$925,000)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/24/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/21/23
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 8/7/23 after being DFA by LA Angels 8/5/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/22
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers 4/19/22 after being DFA by Atlanta 4/12/22
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade 6/7/22 after being DFA by Arizona 6/5/22
    • DFA by Atlanta 6/16/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/21
  • 1 year/$573,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/19
  • drafted by Atlanta 2014 (18-553) (Tabor College, Kan.)
  • agent: KHG Sports
  • ML service: 3.046

Keegan Akin lhp
1 year/$825,000 (2024)

  • 1 year/$825,000 (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 11/17/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$731,100 (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year/$709,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 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: 3.079

Adley Rutschman c
1 year/$760,300 (2024)

  • 1 year/$760,300 (2024)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/24 ($366,950 in minors)
  • 1 year/$733,900 (2023)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/21/22
    • earned 138 days of service in 2022, upgraded to a full season (1.000) after second-place finish in Rookie of the Year vote
  • drafted by Baltimore 2019 (1-1) (Oregon State)
  • $8.1M signing bonus ($8,415,300 slot)
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 2.000

Dean Kremer rhp
1 year/$756,600 (2024)

  • 1 year/$756,600 (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year/$731,200 (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year/$705,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 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: 2.112

Gunnar Henderson ss
1 year/$756,200 (2024)

  • 1 year/$756,200 (2024)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/24 ($361,600 in minors)
  • 1 year/$723,200 (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 8/31/22
  • drafted by Baltimore 2019 (2-42) (Morgan Academy, Selma, Ala.)
  • $2.3M signing bonus ($1.771M slot)
  • ML service: 1.036

Kyle Bradish rhp
1 year/$754,500 (2024)

  • 1 year/$754,500 (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year/$728,100 (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • drafted by Baltimore 2018 (4-121) (New Mexico State)
  • $397,500 signing bonus ($455,700 slot)
  • ML service: 1.160

Yennier Cano rhp
1 year/$752,300 (2024)

  • 1 year/$752,300 (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)

    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/12/22
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Minnesota 8/2/22
  • signed by Minnesota 6/15/19 as a free agent from Cuba
  • ML service: 1.064

Grayson Rodriguez rhp
1 year/$748,300 (2024)

  • 1 year/$748,300 (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/13/22
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • drafted by Baltimore 2018 (1-11) (Central Heights HS, Texas)
  • $4.3M signing bonus ($4.3751M slot)
  • ML service: 0.129

Jordan Westburg 2b
1 year/$745,800 (2024)

  • 1 year/$745,800 (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/26/23
  • drafted by Baltimore 2020 (1s-30) (Mississippi State)
  • $2,365,500 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.098

Colton Cowser of
1 year/$742,800 (2024)

  • 1 year/$742,800 (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/5/23
  • drafted by Baltimore 2021 (1-5) (Sam Houston State)
  • $4.9M signing bonus ($6,180,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.043

Nick Vespi lhp
1 year/$742,700 (2024)

  • 1 year/$742,700 (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/17/22
  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (18-553) (Palm Beach State JC, Fla.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.126

Bryan Baker rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year/$729,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year/$700,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/1/21
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Toronto 11/8/21
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Colorado 8/14/18
  • drafted by Colorado 2016 (11-320) (North Florida)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.152

Jonathan Heasley rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/23
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Kansas City 12/18/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/17/21
  • drafted by Kansas City 2018 (13-392) (Oklahoma State)
  • $247,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.014

Jackson Holliday 2b
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/10/24
  • drafted by Baltimore 2022 (1-1) (Stillwater HS, Okla.)
  • $8.19M signing bonus ($8,846,900 slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.000

Blake Hunt c
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/24
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Seattle 5/22/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/6/23
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/6/23
  • acquired from Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/28/20
  • drafted by San Diego 2017 (2s-69) (Mater Dei HS, Santa Ana, Calif.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus ($858,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Seth Johnson rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/13/22
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Tampa Bay 8/1/22
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2019 (1s-40) (Campbell)
  • $1,722,500 signing bonus ($1,856,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Heston Kjerstad rf
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/14/23
  • drafted by Baltimore 2020 (1-2) (Arkansas)
  • $5.2M signing bonus ($7,789,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.018

Matt Krook lhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 2/18/24 after being DFA by NY Yankees 2/13/24
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/13/22
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/23
  • selected by NY Yankees from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/10/20 (minor-league phase)
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Francisco 12/20/17
  • drafted by San Francisco 2016 (4-125) (Oregon)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($468,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.045

Corbin Martin rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/24
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 4/14/24 after being DFA by Arizona 4/7/24
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 5/13/24 after being DFA by Milwaukee 5/10/24
  • 1 year/$728,400 (2023)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/23
  • 1 year/$705,100 (2022)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/21
  • 1 year/$565,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Houston 5/12/19
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Houston 7/31/19
  • drafted by Houston 2017 (2-56) (Texas A&M)
  • $1M signing bonus ($1,178,600 slot)
  • ML service: 2.079

Kaleb Ort rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers 2/13/24 after being DFA by Miami 2/7/24
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 2/19/24 after being DFA by Philadelphia 2/19/24
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year/$722,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/23
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Boston 10/13/23
    • claimed by Miami off waivers from Seattle 12/1/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 7/9/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • selected by Boston from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/10/20 (minor-league phase)
    • contract selected by Boston 9/10/21
  • 1 year (2017)
    • released by Arizona 3/21/17
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 5/16/17 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Arizona 9/23/16 as an amateur free agent (Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Mich.)
  • ML service: 1.040

Kyle Stowers of
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year/$722,200 (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/13/22
    • returned by Baltimore to Triple-A 6/17/22
    • contract selected by Baltimore 8/19/22
  • drafted by Baltimore 2019 (2s-71) (Stanford)
  • $884,200 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.077

Albert Suarez rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/30/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/17/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Samsung Lions 12/7/22
  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • signed by Samsung Lions 12/21
  • 2021
    • Yakult of Japan
  • 2020
    • Yakult of Japan
  • 2019
    • signed by Yakult Swallows of Japan 12/13/18
  • 1 year (2018)
    • selected by Arizona from San Francisco in Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/18
    • DFA by Arizona 3/24/18, sent outright to Triple-A 3/27/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/17
    • non-tendered by San Francisco 12/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/18/15 (minor-league contact)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 5/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/24/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/12/13 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/2/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Peter Greenberg
  • ML service: 1.025

Bruce Zimmermann lhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
  • 1 year/$705,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • 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: 1.129

 

Minor leagues

David Banuelos c
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/30/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/16/24
    • DFA by Baltimore 4/17/24, sent outright to Triple-A 4/19/24
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/22/24
    • DFA by Baltimore 4/26/24, sent outright to Triple-A 4/27/24
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Seattle 12/6/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2017 (5-153) (Long Beach State)
  • $300,000 signing bonus ($320,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Dylan Beavers of
2024

  • drafted by Baltimore 2022 (1s-33) (Cal)
  • $2.2M signing bonus ($2,315,100 slot)
  • ML service:

Enrique Bradfield of
2024

  • drafted by Baltimore 2023 (1-17) (Vanderbilt)
  • $4,169,700 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Tucker Davidson lhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 11/10/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 11/14/23
  • 1 year/$740,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/23
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade 8/1/23 after being DFA by LA Angels 7/27/23
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Kansas City 10/24/23
  • 1 year/$710,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/22
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Atlanta 8/2/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/20
  • drafted by Atlanta 2016 (19-559) (Midland JC, Texas)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • agent: SSG
  • ML service: 2.039

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
    • retired 8/12/21, with Davis receiving 2022 salary but agreeing to defer the $17M portion due in 2022 over three years
  • 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 (through 2020)

Ronald Guzmán 1b-lhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/25/24 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/19/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/13/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/6/22
    • DFA by NY Yankees 9/10/22, sent outright to Triple-A 9/12/22
    • elected free agency 10/25/22
  • 1 year/$606,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/6/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$588,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year/$569,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/17
  • signed by Texas 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.090

Seth Johnson rhp
2024

  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Tampa Bay 8/1/22
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2019 (1s-40) (Campbell)
  • $1,722,500 signing bonus ($1,856,700 slot)
  • ML service:

Zac Lowther lhp
2024

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/15/22, sent outright to Triple-A 6/22/22
  • 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: 0.043 (through 2021)

Corbin Martin rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/24
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 4/14/24 after being DFA by Arizona 4/7/24
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 5/13/24 after being DFA by Milwaukee 5/10/24
  • 1 year/$728,400 (2023)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/23
  • 1 year/$705,100 (2022)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/21
  • 1 year/$565,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Houston 5/12/19
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Houston 7/31/19
  • drafted by Houston 2017 (2-56) (Texas A&M)
  • $1M signing bonus ($1,178,600 slot)
  • ML service: 2.079

Nick Maton ss
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 2/7/24 after being DFA by Detroit 2/5/24
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/24
    • DFA by Baltimore 3/26/24, sent outright to Triple-A 3/31/24
  • 1 year/$726,600 (2023)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Philadelphia 1/7/23
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/21
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2017 (7-203) (Lincoln Land JC, Ill.)
  • $353,400 signing bonus ($208,500 slot)
  • ML service: 1.160

Coby Mayo 3b
2024

  • drafted by Baltimore 2020 (4-103) (Oregon State)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($565,600 slot)
  • ML service:

Connor Norby 2b
2024

  • drafted by Baltimore 2021 (2-41) (East Carolina)
  • $1.7M signing bonus ($1,813,500 slot)
  • ML service:

Terrin Vavra 2b
1 year/$722,100 (2023)

  • 1 year/$722,100 (2023)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 11/14/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/22
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Colorado 8/30/20
  • drafted by Colorado 2018 (3-96) (Minnesota)
  • $550,000 signing bonus ($581,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.147

Nathan Webb rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/30/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/20/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/22
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/13/22, non-tendered 11/18/22
  • drafted by Kansas City 2016 (34-1,033) (Lee’s Summit HS, Mo.)
  • $60,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000