Boston Red Sox

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

John Henry Principal Owner
2002 -

  • John Henry, 2002 -
    • John Henry, Larry Lucchino and Tom Werner formed Fenway Sports Group in 2001 and bought the Red Sox and control of the New England Sports Network for $700M.
  • Yawkey Trust, 1992-2001
    • the Yawkey Trust (formerly JRY Corp.) assumed control of the club after the death of Jean Yawkey in 1992
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $3.465 billion in April, 2021.

RED SOX PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2021 $180,147,694 ( 8) $                     (  ) $205,466,167 ( 5)
2020 $ 73,931,812 (  4) $  64,338,341 (13) $184,859,384 (  8)
2019 $236,171,429 (  1) $228,403,219 ( 1) $243,653,717 ( 1)
2018 $233,752,429 (  1) $230,396,923 ( 1) $239,481,745 ( 1)
2017 $197,041,179 (  3) $189,218,620 ( 4) $191,888,422 ( 6)
2016 $197,899,679 (  4) $200,563,162 ( 3) $204,012,716 ( 5)
2015 $184,345,996 (  3) $185,568,958 ( 3) $199,491,005 ( 3)
2014 $156,350,125 (  5) $168,178,367 ( 5) $185,922,329 ( 5)
2013 $154,555,500 (  4) $176,481,441 ( 3) $177,774,334 ( 3)
2012 $175,249,119 (  2) $168,614,614 ( 3) $177,952,823 ( 2)
2011 $163,822,475 (  3) $174,116,280 ( 2)
2010 $168,109,833 (  2) $170,650,856 ( 2)
2009 $121,745,999 (  5) $140,454,683 ( 4)
2008 $133,390,035 (  4) $147,075,645 ( 2)
2007 $143,026,214 (  2) $155,402,595 ( 2)
2006 $120,099,824 (  2) $137,497,097 ( 2)
2005 $123,505,125 (  2) $116,640,070 ( 2)
2004 $127,298,500 (  2) $130,395,386 ( 2)
2003 $ 99,946,500 (  6) $104,873,607 ( 5)
2002 $108,366,060 (  2) $110,249,535 ( 2)
2001 $110,035,883 (  2) $114,331,641 ( 3)
2000 $ 81,200,000 (  5) $ 75,525,525 (  7)
  • 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.

Chaim Bloom Chief Baseball Officer
2020 -

  • 2020 -
    • hired by Boston as Chief Baseball Officer 10/19
  • Tampa Bay, 2005-19
    • VP, Baseball Operations (2015-19) and Director, Baseball Operations (2011-14), minor-league operations

Brian O’Halloran General Manager
2020 -

  • 2020 -
    • promoted by Boston from Executive VP / Assistant General Manager to General Manager 10/19
    • Executive VP/Assistant GM (2019), Senior VP/Assistant GM (2015-18), VP/Assistant GM (2012-14), VP/Baseball Operations (2011), Director of Baseball Operations (2006-10)
  • 2019 -
    • Red Sox front office executives Brian O’Halloran, Eddie Romero, Raquel Ferreira and Zack Scott will oversee the baseball operations department on an interim basis after the 9/9/19 firing of former President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski
  • Executive VP / Assistant GM Eddie Romero
  • Executive VP / Assistant GM Raquel Ferreria
  • VP / Professional Scouting Gus Quattlebaum
  • VP / Player Development Ben Crockett
  • VP / Scouting Michael Rikard
  • former President, Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski
    • 5 years (2016-20)
      • hired by Boston as President, Baseball Operations 8/19/15
      • fired by Boston 9/9/19
  • former Senior VP/GM Mike Hazen
    • 2015: promoted to Senior VP/GM by Boston 9/24/15
    • 2016: hired by Arizona as Executive VP & GM 10/17/16
  • former Executive VP/GM Ben Cherington
    • 2012: promoted to GM by Boston 10/25/11
    • 2015: signed extension with Boston (resigned 8/19/15)
  • former Executive VP/GM Theo Epstein
    • 2003: hired by Boston 11/02, 3 years (2003-05)
    • 2006: returned 1/06 after 10/05 resignation, 3 yr/$4.5M (2006-08)
    • 2009: signed extension 11/3/08, 4 yr (2009-12), resigned 10/20/11

Alex Cora Manager 
2021 -

  • 2021 -
    • hired as manager by Boston 11/6/20
  • 1 year (2021), plus 2022 club option
    • signed extension as manager with Boston 11/14/18
    • new deal includes pay raise of unspecified amount
    • Cora resigned 1/14/20
  • 3 years (2018-20), plus 2021 club option
    • hired as manager by Boston 11/2/17, replacing John Farrell
  • former interim manager Ron Roenicke
    • promoted from bench coach to interim manager by Boston 2/11/20
    • will not return as manager in 2021, Red Sox announced 9/27/20
  • former manager John Farrell
    • 1 year (2017), plus 2018 club option
      • signed extension with Boston 2/21/15
      • Boston exercised 2018 option 12/16
      • fired by Boston 10/11/17
    • 4 years (2013-16)
      • hired as manager by Boston 10/20/12, replacing Bobby Valentine
  • former manager Bobby Valentine
    • 2 years (2012-13), hired by Boston 11/30/11, fired 10/4/12
  • former manager Terry Francona
    • 3 years/$12M (2009-11), plus 2012, 2013 club options
    • 2 years/$4.05M (2007-08)
    • 3 years/$1.65M (2004-06), plus 2007 club option

 

Chris Sale lhp
5 years/$145M (2020-24), plus 2025 option

  • 5 years/$145M (2020-24), plus 2025 option
    • signed extension with Boston 3/23/19
    • 20:$30M, 21:$30M, 22:$30M, 23:$27.5M, 24:$27.5M, 25:$20M club option
    • $50M is deferred, reducing average annual value to $25.6M (will defer $10M annually in 2020-24, to be paid on 6/30 in 15th year after the salary is earned, 2035-39. If club exercises 2025 option, $5M is deferred until 6/30/2040
    • 2025 option guaranteed if Sale finishes in top 10 in 2024 Cy Young vote and is not on the injured list at end of 2024 season
    • 2021-24 salaries increase up to $2M annually based on finish in previous season’s Cy Young vote: $2M for winning the award, $1.5M for second or third in vote, $1M for fourth or fifth, $500,000 for sixth-10th
    • 2025 option increases based on 2023-24 Cy Young vote: $2.5M for winning in 2023 or 2024, $1.5M for second or third in vote, $1M for fourth or fifth, $500,000 for sixth-10th
    • award bonuses: $100,000 each for Cy Young or MVP ($75,000 for second place in either vote, $50,000 for third). $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 each for All Star, LCS MVP
    • Sale may opt out of contract after 2022 season
    • assignment bonus: $1M with trade, to be paid by new club
    • no-trade protection: may block deals to 3 clubs in 2020 and 2021, with ability to block all trades upon reaching 10 years of Major League service during first half of 2021 season
  • 5 years/$32.5M (2013-17), plus 2018-19 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/7/13
    • replaced 1 year/$0.6M deal signed 2/22/13
    • 13:$0.85M, 14:$3.5M, 15:$6M, 16:$9.15M, 17:$12M, 18:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout), 19:$13.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2019 option increases 1) by $2.5M to $16M with a Cy Young in 2013-18 or 2) by $1.5M to $15M with a second- or third-place finish in Cy Young vote in 2013-18 (met)
    • award bonuses, including $15,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/6/16
    • Boston exercised 2018 option 11/2/17
    • Boston exercised 2019 option at $15M 10/30/18
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year/$425,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 8/4/10
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2010 (1-13) (Florida Gulf Coast)
  • signed 6/21/10, $1.656M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 10.061

J.D. Martinez rf-dh
5 years/$110M (2018-22)

  • 5 years/$110M (2018-22)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/26/18
    • 18:$23.75M, 19:$23.75M, 20:$23.75M, 21:$19.375M, 22:$19.375M
    • may opt out of contract after both 2019 ($2.5M buyout) and 2020 seasons (no buyout)
    • 2021 and 2022 seasons become mutual options if Martinez has a Lisfranc injury or complication to his right foot causing him to be:
      • 1) on the disabled list for 60 days or more in previous season, or
      • 2) on the disabled list for 10 days or more in the previous season and 120 days or more in the two previous seasons combined, or
      • 3) on the disabled list at the end of the previous season and found not able to play at the start of the next season
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 3 clubs annually)
    • declined to exercise right to opt out of contract 11/4/19
  • 2 years/$18.5M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with Detroit 2/8/16 (avoided arbitration, $8M-$6M)
    • 16:$6.75M, 17:$11.75M
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Detroit 7/18/17
  • 1 year/$3M (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • released by Houston 3/22/14
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/24/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 4/21/14
  • 1 year/$497,800 (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/20/13
  • 1 year/$483,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Houston 7/30/11
  • drafted by Houston 2009 (20-611) (Nova Southeastern)
  • $30,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously RMG Baseball)
  • ML service: 9.036

Xander Bogaerts ss
6 years/$120M (2020-25), plus 2026 option

  • 6 years/$120M (2020-25), plus 2026 option
    • signed extension with Boston 4/1/19
    • 20-25:$20M annually. 26:$20M option (guaranteed if Bogaerts has 535 plate appearances in 2025 and is health at end of 2025 season
    • Bogaerts may opt out of contract after 2022 season
    • award bonuses
    • full no-trade protection after 7 years of Major League service (tracking to reach 7 years on 8/2/20)
  • 1 year/$12M (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$7.05M (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$650,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$543,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$517,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Boston 8/19/13
  • signed by Boston 2009 as an amateur free agent from Aruba
  • $410,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.042

Nathan Eovaldi rhp
4 years/$68M (2019-22)

  • 4 years/$68M (2019-22)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/6/18
    • 19-22: $17M annually
  • 1 year/$2M (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/12/17
    • 17:$2M, 18:$2M club option
    • performance bonuses:
      • as starting pitcher:
        • $150,000 for 22 games started. $250,000 for 24 GS. $350,000 for 26 GS. $450,000 for 28 GS. $550,000 for 30 GS
        • $150,000 for 160 innings pitched as starter. $250,000 for 170 IP. $350,000 for 180 IP. $450,000 for 190 IP. $550,000 for 200 IP.
      • as relief pitcher:
        • $100,000 for 40 innings pitched as a reliever. $125,000 for 45 IP. $150,000 for 50 IP. $175,000 for 55 IP. $200,000 for 60 IP.
        • $100,000 for 40 relief appearances. $125,000 for 45 relief appearances. $150,000 for 50 relief appearances. $175,000 for 55 relief appearances. $200,000 for 60 relief appearances
        • $125,000 each for 25, 30 games finished. $150,000 for 35 GF. $175,000 for 40 GF. $200,000 for 45 GF. $225,000 for 50 GF. $250,000 for 55, 60 GF.
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2018 option 11/2/17
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Tampa Bay 7/25/18 with $720,430 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/19/16 (avoided arbitration, $6.3M-$4.9M)
    • DFA by NY Yankees 11/18/16, released 11/23/16
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$517,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Miami 12/19/14
  • 1 year/$502,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
    • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 7/25/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 8/6/11
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (11-337) (Alvin HS, Texas)
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 9.013

Dustin Pedroia 2b
8 years/$110M (2014-21)

  • 8 years/$110M (2014-21)
    • signed extension with Boston 7/24/13, replacing final year and option in previous contract
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$12.5M, 15:$12.5M, 16:$13M, 17:$15M, 18:$16M, 19:$15M, 20:$13M, 21:$12M
    • first $100M contract for a second baseman
    • $18M deferred without interest ($2M each of 2014-17 salaries and $2.5M each of 2018-21 salaries), to be paid in four payments of $2M each July 15, 2021-24, and four payments of $2.5M each July 15, 2025-28.
    • full no-trade protection beginning 8/7/13, when Pedroia reaches 7 full seasons of Major League service (had been on track to earn right to block all trades as a 10-and-5 player in August 2016)
    • award bonuses: $250,000 for MVP ($150,000 for second in vote, $125,000 for third, $100,000 for fourth, $75,000 for fifth). $100,000 each for WS MVP, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $50,000 for All Star
    • perks: hotel suite on road trips, right to buy six premium season tickets for home spring training, regular season and playoff games
    • Pedroia retired 2/1/21, with Boston paying full 2021 salary and absorbing full charge for 2021 competitive balance tax
  • 6 years/$40.5M (2009-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 12/3/08
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 09:$1.5M, 10:$3.5M, 11:$5.5M, 12:$8M, 13:$10M, 14:$10M, 15:$11M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • escalators based on MVP vote:
      • MVP in 2009-13 increases 2014, 2015 salaries by $2M each
      • 2nd or 3rd place in 2009-13 MVP votes increases 2014 and 2015 salaries by $1M each (up to maximum of twice, for $2M increase)
    • 2015 club option and buyout are voided if Pedroia wins MVP in 2008 (met) and is traded
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $1000,000 for WS MVP. $100,000 for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd)
    • perks: suite on road
  • 1 year/$457,000 (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year/$380,000 (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Boston 8/06
  • drafted by Boston 2004 (2-65) (Arizona State)
  • $575,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 14.041

Adam Ottavino rhp
3 years/$27M (2019-21)

  • 3 years/$27M (2019-21)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/18/19
    • $3M signing bonus, paid 1/1/22
    • 19:$8M, 20:$8M, 21:$8M
    • acquired by Boston in trade from NY Yankees 1/25/21 (as part of the deal, Yankees pay Red Sox $850,000)
  • 3 years/$10.4M (2016-18)
    • signed extension with Colorado 12/17/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • 16:$1.3M, 17:$2.1M, 18:$7M
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/26/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.475M-$1M)
  • 1 year/$502,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year/$491,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/11
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers from St. Louis 4/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/09
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/17/10
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (1-30) (Northeastern)
  • signed 6/06, $950,000 signing bonus
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 9.087

Garrett Richards rhp
1 year/$10M (2021), plus 2022 option

  • 1 year/$10M (2021), plus 2022 club option
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/3/21
    • 21:$8.5M, 22:$10M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • 2022 option and buyout may increase based on 2021 performance
  • 2 years/$15.5M (2019-20)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/7/18
    • 19:$7M, 20:$8.5M
    • performance bonuses: $250,000 for each start from 21 to 30
    • may earn additional $2.5M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$7.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$6.85M (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$6.425M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/21/16 (avoided arbitration, $7.1M-$5.3M)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/1/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.8M-$2.4M)
  • 1 year/$520,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$495,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 8/10/11
  • drafted by LA Angels 2009 (1s-42) (Oklahoma)
  • $802,800 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 8.148

Eduardo Rodriguez lhp
1 year/$8.3M (2021)

  • 1 year/$8.3M (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/1/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$8.3M (2020)
    • lost in arbitration with Boston 2/3/20 ($8.975M-$8.3M)
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 for 100 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$584,300 (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/17
  • 1 year/$521,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • acquired by Boston in trade from Baltimore 7/31/14
  • signed by Baltimore 2010 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $175,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 5.130

Kyle Schwarber lf
1 year/$10M (2021), plu2 2022 option

  • 1 year/$10M (2021), plus 2022 mutual option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/9/21
    • 21:$7M, 22:$11.5M mutual option ($3M buyout)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Washington 7/29/21 with $2,483,871 in 2021 salary and $3M buyout remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$7.01M (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$3.39M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$604,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$565,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/16/15
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2014 (1-4) (Indiana)
  • $3.125M signing bonus ($4.6212M slot)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 5.086

Christian Vazquez c
3 years/$13.55M (2019-21), plus 2022 option

  • 3 years/$13.55M (2019-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 3/24/18
    • 19:$2.85M, 20:$4.2M, 21:$6.25M, 22:$7M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2022 option may increase by $1M to $8M with 502 plate appearances in both 2020 and 2021
    • Vazquez to make donation to club charity
  • 1 year/$1.425M (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$561,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/17
  • 1 year/$513,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • drafted by Boston 2008 (9-292) (Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Gurabo, P.R.)
  • $80,000 signing bonus
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 6.031

Enrique Hernandez inf-of
2 years/$14M (2021-22)

  • 2 years/$14M (2021-22)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/21
    • 21:$6M, 22:$8M
    • $1.5M of 2021 salary is deferred without interest, paid $250,000 each Jan. 15, 2027-32
    • $1M of 2022 salary is deferred without interest, paid $250,000 each Jan. 15, 2033-36
  • 1 year/$5.9M (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.725M (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
  • 1 year/$520,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Houston 7/1/14
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Houston 7/31/14
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Miami 12/10/14
  • drafted by Houston 2009 (6-191) (American Military Academy, Guaynabo, P.R.)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 6.054

Rafael Devers 3b
1 year/$4.575M (2021)

  • 1 year/$4.575M (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$692,500 (2020)
    • renewed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year/$614,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/19
  • 1 year/$564,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Boston 7/24/17
  • signed by Boston 8/9/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Rep 1
  • ML service: 3.070

Matt Barnes rhp
1 year/$4.5M (2021)
2 years/$18.75M (2022-23), plus 2024 option

  • 2 years/$18.75M (2022-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 7/11/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • $1.75M signing bonus
    • 22:$7.25M, 23:$7.5M, 24:$8M club option ($2.25M buyout)
    • 2024 option may increase by up to $2M to $10M based on 2022-23 games finished
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$20M (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$605,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/18
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/17
  • 1 year/$511,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$508,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Boston 9/8/14
  • drafted by Boston 2011 (1-19) (Connecticut)
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 5.110

Martin Perez lhp
1 year/$5M (2021), plus 2022 option

  • 1 year/$5M (2021), plus 2022 club option
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 1/16/21
    • 21:$4.5M, 22:$6M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170 innings pitched
    • 2022 performance bonus: $250,000 for 180 IP
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/14/19
    • 20:$6M, 21:$6.25M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • 2020 performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170 innings pitched
    • option increases $150,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170 IP in 2020 and $250,000 for 180 IP in 2020
    • if option is exercised, 2021 performance bonuses are at the same amounts and innings pitched as the escalator clause
    • Boston declined 2021 option 11/1/20
  • 1 year/$4M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/30/19
    • 19:$3.5M, 20:$7.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2020 option increases to $8M with 170 innings pitched in 2019, $8.5M with 180 IP in 2019
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 135, 145, 155, 165, 175 innings pitched
    • Minnesota declined 2020 option 11/4/19
  • 4 years/$12.5M (2014-17), plus 2018-20 club options
    • signed extension with Texas 11/7/13
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$750,000, 15:$1M, 16:$2.9M, 17:$4.4M, 18:$6M club option ($2.45M buyout), 19:$7.5M club option ($0.75M buyout), 20:$9M club option ($250,000 buyout)
    • Texas declined 2019 option 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$492,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
  • signed by Texas 7/2/2007 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $580,000 signing bonus
  • agent: OL Baseball Group
  • ML service: 8.038

Hunter Renfroe of
1 year/$3.1M (2021)

  • 1 year/$3.1M (2021)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/14/20
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 300, 325, 350, 375 plate appearances. $100,000 each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 PA
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 11/20/20, sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$582,100 (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/6/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,900 (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by San Diego 3/16
  • drafted by San Diego 2013 (1-13) (Mississippi State)
  • $2.678M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 3.165

Marwin Gonzalez inf-of
1 year/$3M (2021)

  • 1 year/$3M (2021)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/11/21
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $125,000 each for 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 PA. $200,000 each for 525, 550 PA.
  • 2 years/$21M (2019-20)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/19
    • 19:$12M, 20:$9M
  • 1 year/$3.725M (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • re-signed by Houston 2/8/17 (avoided arbitration, $4.2M-$3.25M)
    • 17:$3.725M, 18:$5.125M club option
    • Houston exercised 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.0625M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/23/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.4M-$0.9M)
  • 1 year/$504,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$494,400 (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • selected by Boston from Chicago Cubs in Rule 5 draft 12/8/11
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Boston 12/8/11
    • signed by Houston 2/27/12
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 2005 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Octagon)
  • ML service: 8.133

Matt Andriese rhp
1 year/$2.1M (2021), plus 2022 option

  • 1 year/$2.1M (2021), plus 2022 club option
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/23/20
    • 21:$1.85M, 22:$3.5M club option ($250,000 buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $125,00 each for 120, 130, 140, 150 innings pitched
    • 2022 salary increases by $250,000 each with 120, 130, 140, 150 IP in 2021
  • 1 year/$1.395M (2020)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Arizona 1/14/20
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$920,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$558,400 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Tampa Bay 7/25/18 with $201,144 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 1/22/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (3-112) (UC-Riverside)
  • $270,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 5.071

Hansel Robles rhp
1 year/$2M (2021)

  • 1 year/$2M (2021)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/29/20
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 each for 20, 25 games finished. $100,000 for 30 GF. $125,000 each for 35, 40 GF.
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Minnesota 7/30/21 with $698,925 remaining on contract and Twins paying Red Sox about $500,000
  • 1 year/$3.85M (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$900,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 6/24/18 after being DFA by NY Mets 6/23/18
  • 1 year/$553,125 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$516,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/23/13
  • signed by NY Mets 8/21/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: TLA Worldwide
  • ML service: 5.119

Danny Santana cf
1 year/$1.75M (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 3/5/21 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.75M in majors
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Boston 5/21/21
  • 1 year/$3.6M (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/2/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/9/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/13/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/23/18
    • DFA by Atlanta 7/19/18
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade 5/8/17 after being DFA by Minnesota 5/5/17
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$537,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$530,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • signed by Minnesota 12/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Mato Sports
  • ML service: 5.140

Kevin Plawecki c
1 year/$1.6M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1.6M (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$900,000 (2020)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/7/20
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 150, 200, 250, 300, 350 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$1.1375M (2019)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Mets 1/6/19
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/9/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Cleveland 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$557,471 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$511,360 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/21/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (1s-35) (Purdue)
  • $1.4M signing bonus ($1.4674M slot)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 4.167

Ryan Brasier rhp
1 year/$1.25M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$584,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year/$577,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 3/2/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 7/8/18
  • 2017
    • signed by Hiroshima of Japan 12/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • released by Oakland 12/14/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 7/7/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$500,750 (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 10/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 11/20/12
  • drafted by LA Angels 2007 (6-208) (Weatherford JC, Texas)
  • $123,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ALIGND
  • ML service: 3.109

Hirokazu Sawamura rhp
2 years/$3M (2021-22), 2023 option

  • 2 years/$3M (2021-22), 2023 conditional club option
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/19/21
    • 21:$1.2M, 22:$1.2M, 23:$3M club option ($600,000 buyout) or $600,000 player option ($600,000 buyout)
    • 2023 salary and buyout increase $600,000 each if Sawamura is not released before Opening Day 2022.
    • if Sawamura remains with Boston through Opening Day 2022, buyout increases $100,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50 pitching appearances in 2021 or 2022 
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 60 pitching appearances.
  • 2020: Chiba Lotte Marines
  • 2011-19: Yomiuri Giants
  • agent: JBA Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Franchy Cordero cf
1 year/$800,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$800,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 12/1/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $5,000 each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500 plate appearances
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Kansas City 2/10/21
  • 1 year/$571,100 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/20
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from San Diego 7/16/20
  • 1 year/$560,100 (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
  • 1 year/$546,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/18/16
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • signed by San Diego 11/1/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $175,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Republik Sports
  • ML service: 3.038

Alex Verdugo of
1 year/$649,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$649,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • 1 year/$601,500 (2020)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 2/5/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/1/17
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2014 (2-62) (Sahuaro HS, Tucson, Ari.)
  • $914,600 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 2.078

Nick Pivetta rhp
1 year/$613,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$613,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • 1 year/$588,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/20
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Philadelphia 8/21/20
  • 1 year/$598,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/19
  • 1 year/$551,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Washington 7/28/15
  • drafted by Washington 2013 (4-136) (New Mexico JC)
  • $364,300 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.166

Austin Davis lhp
1 year/$588,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$588,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Pittsburgh 7/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/20
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 8/26/20 after being DFA by Philadelphia 8/21/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/18/18
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2014 (12-352) (Cal State Bakersfield)
  • agent: KHG Sports
  • ML service: 1.105

Christian Arroyo 3b
1 year/$581,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$581,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • 1 year/$565,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/20
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 8/13/20 after being DFA by Cleveland 8/6/20
    • DFA by Boston 8/20/20
    • contract selected by Boston 9/8/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Tampa Bay 7/28/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/24/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Francisco 12/20/17
  • drafted by San Francisco 2013 (1-25) (Hernando HS, Brooksville, Fla.)
  • $1.8665M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 2.036

Josh Taylor lhp
1 year/$580,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$580,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • 1 year/$577,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Boston 3/19
  • acquired by Boston in trade from Arizona 5/15/18
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Philadelphia 7/5/15
  • signed by Philadelphia 8/12/14 as an amateur free agent (Georgia College & State)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.121

Darwinzon Hernandez lhp
1 year/$578,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$578,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • 1 year/$566,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Boston 3/19
  • signed by Boston 8/26/13 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $7,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.080

Phillips Valdez rhp
1 year/$578,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$578,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 2/23/20 after being DFA by Seattle 2/21/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/17/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/8/19
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Texas 11/1/19
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 5/30/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/16/10 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 5/11/11
  • released by Cleveland 11/10/10
  • signed by Cleveland 12/31/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.040

Tanner Houck rhp
1 year/$577,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$577,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Boston 9/15/20
  • drafted by Boston 2017 (1-24) (Missouri)
  • $2.6145M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 0.036

Bobby Dalbec 3b
1 year/$575,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$575,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • drafted by Boston 2016 (4-118) (Arizona)
  • $650,000 signing bonus ($501,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.081

Garrett Whitlock rhp
1 year/$570,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$570,500 (2021)
    • selected by Boston from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/10/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2017 (18-542) (Alabama-Birmingham)
  • $247,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jonathan Arauz ss
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • selected by Boston from Houston in Rule 5 draft 12/12/19
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • signed by Houston 8/7/14 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • $600,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Eduard Bazardo rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • signed by Boston 7/2/14 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Jarren Duran cf
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Boston 7/16/21
  • drafted by Boston 2018 (7-220) (Long Beach State)
  • $189,800 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jay Groome lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • drafted by Boston 2016 (1-12) (Barnegat HS, N.J.)
  • $3.65M signing bonus ($3.1928M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ronaldo Hernandez c
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Tampa Bay 2/17/21
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • signed by Tampa Bay 8/9/14 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • $225,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Bryan Mata rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • signed by Boston 1/27/16 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Hudson Potts ss
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 8/30/20
  • drafted by San Diego 2016 (1-24) (Carroll HS, Southlake, Texas)
  • $1M signing bonus ($2.1912M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Yacksel Rios rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/21/21 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 6/4/21
    • acquired by Boston in trade 6/14/21 after being DFA by Seattle 6/11/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/20
    • sent outright to Alternate Training Site by Pittsburgh 6/28/20
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 10/30/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/19
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 8/3/19 after being DFA by Philadelphia 7/29/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/22/17
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2011 (12-391) (Conchita Cuevas HS, Gurabo P.R.)
  • ML service: 2.019

Jeisson Rosario of
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 8/30/20
  • signed by San Diego 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.85M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Connor Seabold rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • acquired by Boston in trade from Philadelphia 8/22/20
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2017 (3-83) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • $525,000 signing bonus ($676,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Connor Wong cf
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
  • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 2/10/20
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2017 (3-100) (Houston)
  • $547,500 signing bonus ($537,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

 

Minor leagues

Brandon Brennan rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/21
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 5/3/21 after being DFA by Seattle 4/28/21
    • DFA by Boston 6/13/21, sent outright to Triple-A 6/16/21
  • 1 year/$590,400 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2019)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/13/18 (minor-league contract)
    • selected by Seattle from Colorado in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/15
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 11/18/16
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2012 (4-141) (Orange Coast JC, Calif.)
  • $320,800 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.000

Colten Brewer rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
    • DFA by Boston 6/3/21, sent outright to Triple-A 6/7/21
  • 1 year/$569,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year/$557,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/19
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 11/22/17
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 11/20/18
  • 2017
    • selected by NY Yankees from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (4-122) (Canton HS, Texas)
  • ML service: 2.044

Austin Brice rhp
1 year/$870,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$870,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Boston 5/21/21, sent outright to Triple-A 5/25/21
    • contract selected by Boston 7/10/21
    • DFA by Boston 7/16/21, sent outright to Triple-A 7/17/21
  • 1 year/$573,500 (2020)
    • acquired by Boston in trade 1/10/20 after being DFA by Miami 1/7/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from LA Angels 1/4/19
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 2/4/19 after being DFA by Baltimore 1/28/19
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers from Cincinnati 11/2/18
    • DFA by LA Angels 12/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Miami 1/18/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • drafted by Miami 2010 (9-287) (Northwood HS, Pittsboro, N.C.)
  • $205,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.101

Matt Carasiti rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/27/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Francisco 1/6/20 as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/3/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 6/6/19
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 6/7/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/23/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 9/8/19
  • 2018
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/6/17
    • released by Chicago Cubs, signed by Yakult Swallows of Japan 12/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Colorado 6/26/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/12/16
    • non-tendered by Colorado 12/2/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (6-198) (St. John’s)
  • $185,200 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.087

Tristan Casas 3b
2021

  • drafted by Boston 2018 (1-26) (American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.)
  • $2.5528M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Dylan Covey rhp
2021

  • 1 year (2020)
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 2/14/20, elected free agency 2/21/20
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/3/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $700,000 in majors)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Tampa Bay 7/21/20
    • contract selected by Boston 7/23/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 10/28/20
  • 1 year/$571,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/29/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • selected by Chicago White Sox from Oakland in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 2/18/18
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (4-131) (San Diego)
  • $370,000 signing bonus ($382,300 slot)
  • ML service: 3.002

Jeter Downs ss
2021

  • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 2/9/20
  • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Cincinnati 12/21/18
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2017 (1s-32) (Pace HS, Miami Gardens, Fla.)
  • $1.8225M signing bonus ($2.0844M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2019)

Stephen Gonsalves lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/22/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 7/25/20 after being DFA by NY Mets 7/23/20
    • DFA by Boston 8/19/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 8/26/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Minnesota 11/4/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (4-110) (Cathedral Catholic HS, San Diego)
  • $700,000 signing bonus ($468,200 slot)
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service: 0.042

Daniel Gossett rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/4/21 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $750,000 in majors
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/20
    • DFA by Oakland 7/22/20, released 7/27/20
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/14/17
  • drafted by Oakland 2014 (2-65) (Clemson)
  • $750,000 signing bonus ($873,300 slot)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 2.059 (through 2019)

Zac Grotz rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/21/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$566,300 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
    • sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/1/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/7/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/31/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 6/10/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 2017: Bridgeport of independent Atlantic League
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 6/18/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 9/15/16
  • drafted by Houston 2015 (28-829) (Embry-Riddle, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.103

Matt Hall lhp
2021

  • 1 year/$565,000 (2020)
    • acquired by Boston in trade 1/17/20 after being DFA by Detroit 1/13/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
    • DFA by Boston 11/20/20, sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/11/18
  • drafted by Detroit 2015 (6-190) (Missouri State)
  • $239,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.128

Kyle Hart lhp
2021

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 11/20/20
  • drafted by Boston 2016 (19-568) (Indiana)
  • ML service: 0.128

Chris Herrmann c
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/13/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/13/20 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 7/18/20
  • 1 year/$1M (2019)
    • signed by Oakland 12/12/18
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 200, 250, 300, 350 plate appearances
    • DFA by Oakland 9/10/19, released 9/13/19
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Arizona 3/25/18, released 3/26/18 (due 45 days’ pay, $314,516)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 4/7/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/27/18
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Seattle 11/2/18
    • non-tendered by Houston 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$937,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$515,900 (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Minnesota 11/10/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/14/12
  • drafted by Minnesota 2009 (6-192) (Miami)
  • $135,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Sports Management Partners
  • ML service: 5.128

Gilberto Jimenez of
2021

  • signed by Boston 8/2/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Marcelo Mayer ss
2021

  • drafted by Boston 2021 (1-4) (Eastlake HS, Calif.)
  • $6,664,000 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Kevin McCarthy rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/22/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$607,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/12/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 10/30/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$578,250 (2019)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/19
  • 1 year/$554,250 (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/6/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (16-474) (Marist)
  • ML service: 3.003

Yairo Munoz ss
2021

  • 1 year (2020)
    • released by St. Louis 3/7/20
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 3/24/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 8/31/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 12/7/20
  • 1 year/$562,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
    • placed on restricted list 6/20/19 (travel delay in returning from paternity leave), activated 6/21/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Oakland 12/14/17
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • signed by Oakland 1/27/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $280,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.060

Hector Rondon rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/2/21 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • released by Philadelphia 3/25/21 (Rondon exercised opt-out)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 3/30/21 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
  • 1 year/$3M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/9/20
    • 20:$2.5M, 21:$4M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • option increases $500,000 each for 30, 40 games finished in 2020
    • Arizona declined 2021 option 10/28/30
  • 2 years/$8.5M (2018-19)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/15/17
    • 18:$4M, 19:$4.5M
  • 1 year/$5.8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$544,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$514,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/8/12 (minor-league deal)
    • selected by Chicago Cubs from Cleveland in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
    • DFA by Cleveland 12/6/11, sent outright to Triple-A 12/9/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09
  • signed by Cleveland 8/04 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 8.000

John Schreiber rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 2/18/21 after being DFA by Detroit 2/12/21
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
    • DFA by Boston 3/30/21, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 4/2/21
  • 1 year/$565,100 (2020)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Detroit 8/8/19
  • drafted by Detroit 2016 (15-445) (Northwestern Ohio)
  • $6,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.017

Noah Song rhp
2021

  • drafted by Boston 2019 (4-137) (Navy)
  • $100,000 signing bonus ($406,000 slot)
  • ML service:

Marcus Walden rhp
2021

  • 2021
    • DFA by Boston 2/24/21, sent outright to Triple-A 3/1/21
  • 1 year/$579,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • contract selected by Boston 3/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/4/14
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 4/16/14 after being DFA by Toronto 4/15/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 6/16/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2007 (9-295) (Fresno City College, Calif.)
  • agent: Full Circle
  • ML service: 2.000

Thad Ward rhp
2021

  • drafted by Boston 2018 (5-160) (Central Florida)
  • $275,000 signing bonus ($311,800 slot)
  • ML service:

Nick Yorke 2b
2021

  • drafted by Boston 2020 (1-17) (Archbishop Mitty HS, San Jose)
  • $2.7M signing bonus ($3.6097M slot)
  • ML service: