Tampa Bay Rays

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

Stuart Sternberg Principal Owner
2005 -

  • Stuart Sternberg, 2005 -
    • a group led by NY investment banker Stuart Sternberg gained a controlling interest in the Rays in October, 2005.
    • Sternberg’s group had purchased 48 percent of the club in May, 2004, for $65M, with Vincent Naimoli retaining 15 percent and limited partners 37 percent.
  • Vincent Naimoli, 1995-2005
    • Naimoli, president & CEO of holding company Anchor Industries International, paid a $130M franchise fee for the rights to the AL’s 1998 expansion club in Tampa Bay.
  • Forbes magazine valued the Rays at $1.01 billion in April, 2019.
RAYS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2019 $ 60,084,133 $ ( )
2018 $ 76,388,930 $ 95,568,294 (29)
2017 $ 70,064,700 $100,355,005 (27)
2016 $ 66,681,991 $ 81,283,926 (29)
2015 $ 75,794,234 $ 77,018,676 (29)
2014 $ 76,872,384 $ 77,085,054 (28)
2013 $ 61,928,975 $ 64,610,387 (28)
2012 $ 63,627,200 $ 70,425,489 (24)
2011 $ 42,171,308 $ 44,969,740 (29)
2010 $ 72,847,133 $ 77,510,502 (20)
2009 $ 63,313,034 $ 71,222,532 (25)
2008 $ 43,745,597 $ 51,020,720 (28)
2007 $ 24,123,500 $ 31,817,020 (30)
2006 $ 35,417,967 $ 36,446,477 (29)
2005 $ 29,679,067 $ 26,615,413 (30)
2004 $ 29,556,667 $ 24,427,167 (30)
2003 $ 19,630,000 $ 31,660,602 (30)
2002 $ 34,380,000 $ 34,728,540 (30)
2001 $ 56,980,000 $ 50,974,068 (19)
2000 $ 64,400,000 $ 61,231,853 (11)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Matt Silverman President
2015 -

  • Tampa Bay, 2004 -

    • VP, Planning & Development, 2004-05
    • promoted to President by Tampa Bay 11/05
    • selected President of Baseball Operations 10/14/14

Erik Neander Senior VP of Baseball Operations and GM
2017 -

  • 2017 -
    • promoted to Senior VP of Baseball Operations & GM 11/4/16
  • VP, Baseball Operations (2015-16), Director, Baseball Operations (2012-14), Manager, Baseball Research/Development (2010-11)
  • Senior VP of Baseball Operations Chaim Bloom
  • VP of Baseball Operations James Click
  • Director, Pro Scouting Kevin Ibach
  • Director, Amateur Scouting Rob Metzler
  • Director, Minor League Operations Mitch Lukevics

Kevin Cash Manager
5 years (2015-19)

  • 5 years (2015-19)
    • hired as manager by Tampa Bay 12/5/14
  • 2013-14: bullpen coach, Cleveland
  • 2012: advance scout, Toronto

 

Charlie Morton rhp
2 years/$30M (2019-20), plus 2021 option

  • 2 years/$30M (2019-20), plus 2021 option
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/18
    • 19:$15M, 20:$15M, 21: vesting option
    • 2021 option valued at $15M (with less than 30 days on disabled list in 2019-20 combined), $10M, $5M, $3M, or $1M (200 or more days on DL)
    • assignment bonus: $1M if traded in 2019, $0.5M if traded in 2020
  • 2 years/$14M (2017-18)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/16/16
    • 17:$7M, 18:$7M
    • annual performance bonuses: $625,000 each for 12, 20, 25, 30 starts
  • 3 years/$21M (2014-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 12/11/13
    • 14:$4M, 15:$8M, 16:$8M, 17:$9.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • if traded, 2017 becomes mutual option (Morton forfeits buyout if he declines)
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Pittsburgh 12/12/15
    • Philadelphia declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 1 year/$2M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.445M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$441,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year/$422,500 (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$405,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 6/3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/20/07
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • drafted by Atlanta 2002 (3-95) (Barlow HS, Redding, Conn.)
  • $415,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Andrew Lowenthal, Jet Sports
  • ML service: 10.010

Kevin Kiermaier cf
6 years/$53.5M (2017-22), plus 2023 option

  • 6 years/$53.5M (2017-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 3/20/17, replacing one-year contract for $2.975M signed 1/13/17, avoiding arbitration
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 17:$3M, 18:$5.5M, 19:$8M, 20:$10M, 21:$11.5M, 22:$12M, 23:$13M club option ($2.5M buyout)
    • price of 2023 option may increase based on performance
  • 1 year/$514,400 (2016)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$513,800 (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/30/13
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (31-941) (Parkland JC, Ill.)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 4.131

Mike Zunino c
1 year/$4.4125M (2019)

  • 1 year/$4.4125M (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/19
    • performance bonuses: $17,500 each for 60, 80 games
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 11/8/18
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
  • 1 year/$523,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year/$504,100 (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/11/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (1-3) (University of Florida)
  • $4M signing bonus ($5.2M slot)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 4.165

Tommy Pham cf
1 year/$4.1M (2019)

  • 1 year/$4.1M (2019)
    • won arbitration case with Tampa Bay 2/5/19 ($4.1M-$3.5M)
  • 1 year/$0.5701M (2018)
    • renewed by St. Louis 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from St. Louis 7/31/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 9/4/14
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (16-496) (Durango HS, Las Vegas)
  • $325,000 signing bonus
  • agent: GSE Worldwide
  • ML service: 3.107

Travis d’Arnaud c
1 year/$3.515M (2019)

  • 1 year/$3.515M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 12/22/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by NY Mets 4/28/19, released 5/3/19
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 5/5/19 (Dodgers pay pro-rated portion of $555,000 Major League minimum, with Mets responsible for balance of d’Arnaud’s $3.515M salary)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 5/10/19
  • 1 year/$3.475M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.875M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$542,604 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$525,424 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$501,560 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 12/17/12
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 12/16/09
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2007 (1s-37) (Lakewood HS, Calif.)
  • $832,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 5.044

Avisail Garcia rf
1 year/$3.5M (2019)

  • 1 year/$3.5M (2019)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/14/19
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 350, 400, 450, 500, 550, 600 plate appearances. $0.1M for 650 PAs.
  • 1 year/$6.7M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Chicago White Sox 2/14/18 ($6.7M-$5.85M)
    • non-tendered by Chicago White Sox 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$3M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$523,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in three-way trade from Detroit 7/30/13 (Jake Peavy deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/14/12
  • signed by Detroit 2007 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Gene Mato
  • ML service: 5.167

Matt Duffy 3b
1 year/$2.675M (2019)

  • 1 year/$2.675M (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/19
    • performance bonuses: $5,000 each for 200, 250, 300, 350, 400 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$930,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$545,300 (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year/$537,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Francisco 8/1/16
  • 1 year/$509,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/1/14
  • drafted by San Francisco 2012 (18-568) (Long Beach State)
  • agent: TWC Sports
  • ML service: 4.059

Blake Snell lhp
5 years/$50M (2019-23)

  • 5 years/$50M (2019-23)
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 19:$1M, 20:$7M, 21:$10.5M, 22:$12.5M, 23:$16M
    • 2023 salary increases based on finish in 2019-22 Cy Young voting: $1M for winning award, $500,000 for each second-place finish, $250,000 for each third-place finish
    • replaced 3/19 renewal for 1 year, $573,700
  • 1 year/$558,200 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (1s-52) (Shorewood HS, Shoreline, Wash.)
  • $684,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 2.072

Chaz Roe rhp
1 year/$1.275M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.275M (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/19
  • 1 year/$720,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$720,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 7/13/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Atlanta 7/18/17
  • 1 year/$720,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 3/31/16
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/30/16
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 8/7/16 after being DFA by Baltimore 7/29/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/24/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • DFA by Texas 1/29/14 (refused assignment 2/5/14)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 2/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Miami 8/31/14
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 9/24/14 after being DFA by NY Yankees 9/21/14
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona for 2013 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 7/1/13
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Arizona 11/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 9/15/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Colorado 12/2/10
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • drafted by Colorado 2005 (1s-32) (Lafayette HS, Lexington, Ky.)
  • $1.025M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick, Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 3.094

Brandon Lowe 2b-of
6 years/$24M (2019-24), plus 2025-26 options

  • 6 years/$24M (2019-24), plus 2025-26 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 3/20/19
    • 19:$1M, 20:$1.5M, 21:$2.5M, 22:$4M, 23:$5.25M, 24:$8.75M, 25:$10.5M club option ($1M buyout), 26:$11.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • 2025-26 options increase $1M each for each top five finish in MVP vote in any earlier season, up to a maximum of $2M for each option
    • replaced 1-year deal signed with Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 8/4/18
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2015 (3-87) (Maryland)
  • $697,500 signing bonus ($676,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.058

Ji-Man Choi 1b
1 year/$850,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$850,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • placed on restricted list 4/23/19 (personal matter)
    • reinstated 4/24/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/14/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $850,000 in majors)
    • may earn additional $650,000 in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 3/29/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Milwaukee 6/10/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/13/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $700,000 in majors)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/5/17
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/19/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/23/17
  • 1 year/$650,000 (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $650,000 in majors, $350,000 in minors)
    • selected by LA Angels from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/11/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/15/16
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/9/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 12/23/16, sent outright to Triple-A 1/5/17
  • 2015
    • DFA by Seattle 3/5/15, sent outright to Triple-A 3/7/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14
  • signed by Seattle 7/2/09 as a free agent from South Korea
  • ML service: 1.076

Guillermo Heredia cf
1 year/$782,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$782,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year/$782,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 11/8/18
  • 1 year/$782,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent from Cuba 3/1/16
    • $400,000 signing bonus
    • split contract (salary of $507,500 in majors, $82,700 in minors)
  • ML service: 2.053

Jose Alvarado lhp
1 year/$570,600 (2019)

  • 1 year/$570,600 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • placed on restricted list 6/9/19 (family medical emergency)
    • activated 6/28/19
  • 1 year/$549,800 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • signed by Tampa Bay 3/13/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.093

Joey Wendle 2b
1 year/$570,400 (2019)

  • 1 year/$570,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year/$546,900 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 12/11/17 after being DFA by Oakland 12/7/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Cleveland 12/8/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2012 (6-203) (West Chester U of Penn.)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($176,600 slot)
  • ML service: 1.088

Daniel Robertson ss
1 year/$570,300 (2019)

  • 1 year/$570,300 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year/$548,300 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Oakland 1/10/15
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (1s-34) (Upland HS, Calif.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Dan Lozano, MVP Sports
  • ML service: 1.156

Tyler Glasnow rhp
1 year/$566,700 (2019)

  • 1 year/$566,700 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year/$556,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/18
  • 1 year/$541,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (5-152) (Hart HS, Santa Clarita, Calif.)
  • $600,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.158

Ryne Stanek rhp
1 year/$564,200 (2019)

  • 1 year/$564,200 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (1-29) (Arkansas)
  • $1.7558M signing bonus ($1.7583M slot)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 1.038

Ryan Yarbrough lhp
1 year/$563,400 (2019)

  • 1 year/$563,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 1/11/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2014 (4-111) (Old Dominion)
  • $40,000 signing bonus ($471,400 slot)
  • ML service: 1.000

Willy Adames ss
1 year/$562,400 (2019)

  • 1 year/$562,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 7/31/14
  • signed by Detroit 7/2/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $400,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.105

Yonny Chirinos rhp
1 year/$561,800 (2019)

  • 1 year/$561,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • signed by Tampa Bay 6/29/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.137

Diego Castillo rhp
1 year/$561,500 (2019)

  • 1 year/$561,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 2018
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • signed by Tampa Bay 3/5/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.118

Adam Kolarek lhp
1 year/$560,800 (2019)

  • 1 year/$560,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/17/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 3/24/17
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/27/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/27/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 9/4/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 10/25/15 (minor-league contract)
    • selected by Tampa Bay from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
  • released by NY Mets 10/5/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (11-332) (Maryland)
  • ML service: 0.112

Yandy Diaz 3b
1 year/$558,400 (2019)

  • 1 year/$558,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Cleveland 12/13/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/30/17
  • signed by Cleveland 9/20/13 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.122

Jose De Leon rhp
1 year/$558,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$558,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,600 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 1/2/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/4/16
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2013 (24-724) (Southern University)
  • $914,600 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 1.030

Austin Meadows cf
1 year/$557,400 (2019)

  • 1 year/$557,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/18
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2013 (1-9) (Grayson HS, Loganville, Ga.)
  • $3.0296M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 0.074

Anthony Banda lhp
1 year/$556,800 (2019)

  • 1 year/$556,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 2/20/18
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/14
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (10-335) (San Jacinto JC, Texas)
  • $125,000 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.050

Michael Perez c
1 year/$556,700 (2019)

  • 1 year/$556,700 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 7/25/18
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/26/18
  • drafted by Arizona 2011 (5-154) (Colegio Vocacional Para Adultos, San Juan, P.R.)
  • $235,000 signing bonus ($163,800 slot)
  • ML service: 0.067

Jalen Beeks lhp
1 year/$556,500 (2019)

  • 1 year/$556,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 2018
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Boston 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Boston 7/25/18
  • drafted by Boston 2014 (12-374) (Arkansas)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.070

Christian Arroyo ss
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 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: 0.103

Mike Brosseau 3b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/22/19
  • signed by Tampa Bay 6/14/16 as an amateur free agent (Oakland University, Mich.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Oliver Drake lhp
1 year/$566,100 (2019)

  • 1 year/$566,100 (2019)
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 11/26/18 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 11/20/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 1/4/19 after being DFA by Toronto 12/30/18
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 1/18/19, sent outright to Triple-A 1/24/19
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/26/19
  • 1 year/$554,300 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 5/5/18 after being DFA by Milwaukee 5/2/18
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 5/31/18 after being DFA by Cleveland 5/26/18
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/16/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/19/18
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/6/18
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 7/26/18 after being DFA by LA Angels 7/23/18
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 8/3/18 after being DFA by Toronto 7/30/18
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from Minnesota 11/1/18
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 11/20/18
  • 1 year/$538,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 3/30/17
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade 4/13/17 after being DFA by Baltimore
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Baltimore 11/18/14
  • drafted by Baltimore 2008 (43-1,286) (Navy)
  • agent: L. Warner Companies
  • ML service: 2.090

Jacob Faria rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (10-330) (Gahr HS, Cerritos, Calif.)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.107

Ian Gibaut rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2015 (11-328) (Tulane)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Brent Honeywell rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2014 (2s-72) (Walters State CC, Tenn.)
  • $800,000 signing bonus ($784,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Andrew Kittredge rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/18/19
  • 1 year/$548,100 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/16/17
  • signed by Tampa Bay as an amateur free agent 8/21/11 (Washington)
  • ML service: 0.138

Nate Lowe 1b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/29/19
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2016 (13-390) (Mississippi State)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Joe McCarthy rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2015 (5-148) (Virginia)
  • $0.3564M signing bonus ($0.3589M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Brendan McKay lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/18/19
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2017 (1-4) (Louisville)
  • $7,007,500 signing bonus ($6.1536M slot)
  • agent: Sosnick, Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 0.000

Emilio Pagan rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Texas 12/21/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/2/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Seattle 11/15/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (10-297) (Belmont Abbey, N.C.)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($136,200 slot)
  • ML service: 1.096

Colin Poche lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/8/19
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 5/1/18
  • drafted by Arizona 2016 (14-419) (Dallas Baptist)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Austin Pruitt rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 9-278 (Houston)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($142,200 slot)
  • ML service: 1.061

Jesus Sanchez of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/18
  • signed by Tampa Bay 2014 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $400,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Hunter Wood rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (29-878) (Howard JC, Texas)
  • ML service: 0.104

Minor leagues

Shane Baz rhp
2019

  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Pittsburgh 8/14/18 (player to be named later in 7/18 Chris Archer deal)
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2017 (1-12) (Concordia Lutheran HS, Tomball, Texas)
  • $4.1M signing bonus ($4.032M slot)
  • ML service:

Emilio Bonifacio of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/28/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 8/31/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 3/30/17
    • DFA by Atlanta 6/2/17, released 6/6/17
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 7/31/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/18/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 250, 300, 350, 400 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 450, 500 PAs
    • DFA by Atlanta 4/2/16, released 4/6/16
    • re-signed by Atlanta 4/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/21/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 7/7/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/9/16
    • contract selected by Atlanta 9/17/16
    • Bonifacio elected free agency 11/16
  • 1 year/$4M (2015), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/5/15
    • 15:$3M, 16:$4M club option ($1M buyout)
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 8/16/15, released 8/18/15
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2014)
    • 1 year/$3.5M (2004), re-signed by Kansas City 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Kansas City 2/1/14, released 2/12/14 (due 30 days’ termination pay of $573,771)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/15/14 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $2.5M in majors, with $0.425M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Toronto 8/14/13
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2012)
    • won in arbitration with Miami 2/8/12 ($2.2M-$1.95M)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Miami 11/13/12
  • 1 year/$425,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/27/10
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • signed by Florida 3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Arizona 7/22/08
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Washington 11/11/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/06
  • signed by Arizona 2001 as amateur free agent from Dominican Republic
  • agent: Gene Mato (previously Paul Kinzer, Wasserman Media Group)
  • ML service: 7.135

Vidal Brujan 2b
2019

  • signed by Tampa Bay 10/17/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $15,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Lucius Fox ss
2019

  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Francisco 8/1/16
  • signed by San Francisco 7/15 as a free agent from the Bahamas (attended American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.)
  • $6M signing bonus (highest-ever bonus for non-Cuban amateur international signee)
  • ML service:

Wander Franco ss
2019

  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.825M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Moises Gomez of
2019

  • signed by Tampa Bay 4/25/15 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service:

Ronaldo Hernandez c
2019

  • signed by Tampa Bay 8/9/14 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • $225,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Matthew Liberatore lhp
2019

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2018 (1-16) (Mountain Ridge HS, Glendale, Ari.)
  • $3.4975M signing bonus ($3.6035M slot)
  • ML service:

Josh Lowe of
2019

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2016 (1-13) (Pope HS, Marietta, Ga.)
  • $2.5975M signing bonus ($3.0989M slot)
  • ML service:

Shane McClanahan lhp
2019

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2018 (1-31) (South Florida)
  • $2.231M signing bonus ($2.224M slot)
  • ML service:

Sam McWilliams rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • selected by Kansas City from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/19
    • returned by Kansas City to Tampa Bay 3/24/19
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 5/1/18
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Philadelphia 11/14/15
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2014 (8-232) (Beech HS, Hendersonville, Tenn.)
  • $200,000 signing bonus ($160,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan Merritt lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/14/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$545,800 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/13/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/21/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Clevealnd 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (16-488) (McLennan CC, Texas)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.015

Hoby Milner lhp
2019

  • 1 year/$548,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 7/14/18 after being DFA by Philadelphia 7/10/18
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 11/20/18, sent outright to Triple-A 11/26/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • selected by Cleveland from Philadelphia in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • signed by Cleveland 3/17
    • returned by Cleveland to Philadelphia 3/23/17
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/20/17
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2012 (7-248) (Texas)
  • $140,700 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.146

Vidal Nuno lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/17/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.3M in majors)
    • may opt out 3/27/19 or 6/15/19 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Washington 5/28/19
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 6/3/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/8/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/23/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/1/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.125M (2017)
    • signed by LA Dodgers 1/10/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 2/19/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 8/23/17
  • 1 year/$532,900 (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Seattle 11/7/16
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Arizona 6/3/15
  • 1 year/$504,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from NY Yankees 7/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/27/13
  • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 6/18/11 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Cleveland 3/26/11
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (48-1,445) (Baker University, Kansas)
  • agent: Worldwide Career Management
  • ML service: 4.012

Luis Santos rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/13/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/3/18
    • DFA by Toronto 5/4/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/6/18
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/4/18
    • DFA by Toronto 8/27/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by Kansas City 3/28/15
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/5/15 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Pittsburgh 11/28/12
  • signed by Pittsburgh 4/18/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.089

Nick Schnell of
2019

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2018 (1-32) (Roncalli HS, Indianapolis)
  • $2.2975M signing bonus ($2.1717M slot)
  • ML service:

Ryan Sherriff rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 10/16/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
    • released by St. Louis 8/26/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/23/17
  • drafted by St. Louis 2011 (28-860) (Glendale JC, Calif.)
  • ML service: 0.040

Aaron Slegers rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 1/11/19 after being DFA by Minnesota 1/3/19
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/19
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 3/30/19 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 3/28/19
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 5/16/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/21/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/17/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (5-140) (Indiana)
  • $380,000 signing bonus ($350,500 slot)
  • ML service: 0.136