Tampa Bay Rays

Service time in years & days (through 2023 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 $1.25 billion in March 2024.

RAYS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2024 $ 98,873,112 (24) $                    (   ) $                    (   )
2023 $ 73,184,812 (28) $ 83,828,478 (27) $131,842,751 (25)
2022 $ 83,857,113 (25) $ 97,486,640 (24) $125,261,660 (22)
2021 $ 66,714,834 (26) $ 76,856,333 (26) $ 89,833,652 (26)
2020 $ 28,773,481 (28) $  29,411,350 (28) $ 89,902,491 (27)
2019 $  60,084,133 (30) $  67,443,534 (30) $ 92,440,032 (28)
2018 $  76,388,930 (28) $  71,511,584 (30) $ 95,568,294 (29)
2017 $  70,064,700 (28) $  81,436,870 (27) $ 100,355,005 (27)
2016 $ 66,681,991 (29) $  66,672,702 (29) $  81,283,926 (29)
2015 $ 75,794,234 (28) $  77,018,676 (29) $  88,710,779 (30)
2014 $ 76,872,384 (27) $  77,085,054 (28) $ 103,991,963 (24)
2013 $ 61,928,975 (28) $  64,610,387 (28) $  86,423,403 (25)
2012 $ 63,627,200 (26) $  70,425,489 (24) $  81,206,178 (26)
2011 $ 42,171,308 (29) $  44,969,740 (29)
2010 $ 72,847,133 (22) $  77,510,502 (20)
2009 $ 63,313,034 (25) $  71,222,532 (25)
2008 $ 43,745,597 (28) $  51,020,720 (28)
2007 $ 24,123,500 (30) $  31,817,020 (30)
2006 $ 35,417,967 (29) $  36,446,477 (29)
2005 $ 29,679,067 (30) $  26,615,413 (30)
2004 $ 29,556,667 (29) $  24,427,167 (30)
2003 $ 19,630,000 (30) $  31,660,602 (30)
2002 $ 34,380,000 (30) $  34,728,540 (30)
2001 $ 56,980,000 (18) $  50,974,068 (19)
2000 $ 64,400,000 (10) $  61,231,853 (11)
  • 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.

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 President of Baseball Operations
2024 -

  • 2024 -
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay through at least 2028 2/8/24
  • 5 years (2022-26)
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay as President of Baseball Operations 9/8/21
  • 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)
  • VP, Assistant GM Carlos Rodriguez
  • VP, Assistant GM Chanda Lawdermilk
  • VP, Assistant GM Will Cousins
  • VP, Baseball Operations and Assistant GM Kevin Ibach
  • Senior Director, Amateur Scouting Rob Metzler
  • special adviser Jon Daniels

Kevin Cash Manager
2024 -

  • 2024 -
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay through at least 2028 2/8/24
  • 6 years (2019-24), plus 2025 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 10/9/18
  • 5 years (2015-19)
    • hired as manager by Tampa Bay 12/5/14
  • 2013-14: bullpen coach, Cleveland
  • 2012: advance scout, Toronto

 

Zach Eflin rhp
3 years/$40M (2023-25)

  • 3 years/$40M (2023-25)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/2/22
    • 23:$11M, 24:$11M, 25:$18M
    • assignment bonus: $1M with trade
  • 1 year/$5.7M (2022), plus 2023 mutual option
    • signed extension, avoided arbitration with Philadelphia ($6.9M-$5.15M) 5/24/22
    • 22:$5.55M, 23:$15M mutual option ($150,000 buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 100, 125 innings pitched. $75,000 for 150 IP. $125,000 for 75 IP.
    • Philadelphia declined 2023 option 11/7/22
  • 1 year/$4.45M (2021)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.625M (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$590,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/14/16
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from LA Dodgers 12/19/14
  • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from San Diego 12/18/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2012 (1s-33) (Hagerty HS, Oviedo, Fla.)
  • $1.2M signing bonus ($1.525M slot)
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 7.018

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)
  • agent: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 5.058

Randy Arozarena lf
1 year/$8.1M (2024)

  • 1 year/$8.1M (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.15M (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$716,600 (2022)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year/$581,200 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from St. Louis 1/9/20
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/12/19
  • signed by St. Louis 8/1/16 as a free agent
  • $1.25M signing bonus
  • signed by Tijuana of Mexican League 4/17/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 3.129

Yandy Díaz 3b
3 years/$24M (2023-25), plus 2026 option

  • 3 years/$24M (2023-25), plus 2026 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 1/31/23 (avoided arbitration, $6.3M-$5.5M)
    • 23:$6M, 24:$8M, 25:$10M, 26:$12M club option (no buyout)
    • assignment bonus: $1M with trade, to be paid by receiving club
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$588,900 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year/$576,600 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 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
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 5.122

Phil Maton rhp
1 year/$6.5M (2024), plus 2025 option

  • 1 year/$6.5M (2024), plus 2025 club option
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/5/24
    • 24:$6.25M, 25:$7.75M club option ($250,000 buyout)
  • 1 year/$2.55M (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$975,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Cleveland 7/30/21
  • 1 year/$572,100 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/20
  • 1 year/$562,900 (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/12/19
  • 1 year/$548,700 (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by San Diego 6/11/17
  • drafted by San Diego 2015 (20-597) (Louisiana Tech)
  • agent: Paragon
  • ML service: 6.047

Jeffrey Springs lhp
4 years/$31M (2023-26), plus 2027 option

  • 4 years/$31M (2023-26), plus 2027 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 1/25/23 (avoided arbitration, $3.55M-$2.7M)
    • 23:$4M, 24:$5.25M, 25:$10.5M, 26:$10.5M, 27:$15M club option ($750,000 buyout)
    • 2025-26 salaries increase based on 2023-24 innings pitched: $1.5M for 300 IP. $1M for 325 IP. $750,000 for 350 IP. $500,000 for 375 IP
    • 2025-26 salaries increase based on 2023-24 Cy Young voting: $2M for winning Cy Young award. $1.5M each for second through fifth in vote. $250,000 each for sixth through 10th in vote
    • 2027 option price increases based on 2025-26 Cy Young voting: $2.5M for winning Cy Young award. $2M for second through fifth in vote. $500,000 for sixth through 10th in vote
  • 1 year/$947,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$585,000 (2021)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 2/17/21 after being DFA by Boston 2/16/21
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year/$585,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 12/14/19
    • acquired by Boston in trade 1/15/20 after being DFA by Texas 1/15/20
  • 1 year/$557,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
    • DFA by Texas 12/2/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/31/18
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (30-888) (Appalachian State)
  • agent: Alliance Sports Management
  • ML service: 5.055

Aaron Civale rhp
1 year/$4.9M (2024)

  • 1 year/$4.9M (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2023)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Cleveland 7/31/23 with $866,667 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$716,900 (2022)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/22
  • 1 year/$587,400 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/21
  • 1 year/$565,400 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 6/22/19
  • drafted by Cleveland 2016 (3-92) (Northeastern)
  • $625,000 signing bonus ($655,500 slot)
  • ML service: 4.058

Pete Fairbanks rhp
3 years/$12M (2023-25), plus 2026 option

  • 3 years/$12M (2023-25), plus 2026 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 1/27/23 (avoided arbitration, $1.9M-$1.5M)
    • 23:$3,666,666, 24:$3,666,667, 25:$3,666,667, 26:$7M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2024-25 salaries may increase based on games finished in the previous season: $150,000 each for 35, 40 GF
    • 2026 option may increase based on appearances, games finished:
      • $1M each for 60, 70 games in 2025. $500,000 for 125 games in 2023-25 combined. $1M each for 135, 150, 165 games in 2023-25 combined
      • $500,000 each for 25, 30, 35, 40 GF in 2025
    • award bonus: $500,000 for Reliever of the Year ($200,000 for second or third)
  • 1 year/$714,400 (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year/$583,800 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year/$564,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/8/19
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Texas 7/13/19
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (9-258) (Missouri)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Republik
  • ML service: 4.057

Shane McClanahan lhp
2 years/$7.2M (2024-25)

  • 2 years/$7.2M (2024-25)
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
    • 24:$3.6M, 25:$3.6M
  • 1 year/$737,000 (2023)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • 1 year/$711,400 (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year/$570,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/29/20
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2018 (1-31) (South Florida)
  • $2.231M signing bonus ($2.224M slot)
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 2.158

Isaac Paredes 3b
1 year/$3.4M (2024)

  • 1 year/$3.4M (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$735,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/22
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 4/4/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/20
  • acquired by Detroit in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/17
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 7/31/15 from Mexican League
  • $800,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 2.160

Jason Adam rhp
1 year/$2.7M (2024)

  • 1 year/$2.7M (2024)
    • lost arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/13/24 ($3.25M-$2.7M)
  • 1 year/$1.775M (2023)
    • won arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/11/23 ($1.775M-$1.55M)
  • 1 year/$900,000 (2022)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/17/22 (split contract with salary of $300,000 in minors)
    • may earn additional $150,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$592,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/25/21, released 5/26/21
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 7/12/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/24/21
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 11/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/14/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/16/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/17/18 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City 3/17/19
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/1/19
    • non-tendered by Toronto 12/2/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 5/4/18
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 11/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Diego 8/24/17
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 8/24/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 2015-16
    • injured, did not play
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Kansas City 8/11/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (5-149) (Blue Valley Northwest HS, Kan.)
  • $800,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Republik Sports
  • ML service: 3.132

Wander Franco ss
11 years/$182M (2022-32), plus 2033 option

  • 11 years/$182M (2022-32), plus 2033 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 11/27/21
    • $5M signing bonus (paid $2.5M each 12/1/21 and 6/1/22)
    • 22:$1M, 23:$2M, 24:$2M, 25:$8M, 26:$15M, 27:$22M, 28-32:$25M annually, 33:$25M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 2028-33 salaries may increase $3M annually with a top five finish in the previous season’s MVP vote (maximum total increase of $18M)
    • assignment bonus: $3M if traded before April 2, 2029 and $2M if traded on April 2, 2029 or thereafter (Franco is in line to earn right to block any trade as a 10-and-5 player in late June 2031)
    • milestones at signing:
      • largest deal for player with less than 1 year of ML service time
      • largest contract in club history
    • placed on restricted list, placed on administrative leave 8/14/23 (MLB investigation)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/22/21
  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.825M signing bonus
  • agent: Manny Paula, MVP Sports
  • ML service: 2.104

Colin Poche lhp
1 year/$2.375M (2024)

  • 1 year/$2.375M (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.175M (2023)
    • lost arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/18/23 ($1.3M-$1.175M)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year/$577,800 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year/$568,400 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 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
  • agent: SSG
  • ML service: 4.114

Shawn Armstrong rhp
1 year/$2.05M (2024)

  • 1 year/$2.05M (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1M (2022)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 3/13/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 4/7/22
    • DFA by Miami 5/2/22, sent outright to Triple-A 5/4/22 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 5/10/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/31/22
  • 1 year/$825,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/4/21, sent outright to Triple-A 6/11/21
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Baltimore 7/30/21
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 8/17/21
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 9/12/21, sent outright to Triple-A 9/14/21
    • elected free agency 10/15/21
  • 1 year/$573,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year/$559,100 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 4/28/19 after being DFA by Seattle 3/26/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • DFA by Seattle 3/7/18, sent outright to Triple-A 3/8/18
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/28/18
  • 1 year/$535,700 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Cleveland 12/13/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (18-548) (East Carolina)
  • $325,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 5.113

Tyler Alexander lhp
1 year/$1.95M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1.95M (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.875M (2023)
    • re-signed by Detroit 11/18/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 11/10/23 after being DFA by Detroit 11/6/23
  • 1 year/$716,900 (2022)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/22
  • 1 year/$578,800 (2021)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/21
  • 1 year/$566,600 (2020)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Detroit 7/3/19
  • drafted by Detroit 2015 (2-65) (TCU)
  • $1M signing bonus ($949,900 slot)
  • ML service: 4.058

Drew Rasmussen rhp
1 year/$1,862,500 (2024)

  • 1 year/$1,862,500 (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$739,700 (2023)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • 1 year/$711,800 (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year/$573,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/21
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Milwaukee 5/21/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 8/13/20
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2018 (6-185) (Oregon)
  • $135,000 signing bonus ($251,700 slot)
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2017 (1s-31) but did not sign and returned to school for senior year after Brewers expressed concern about Rasmussen’s elbow surgery
  • ML service: 3.111

Zack Littell rhp
1 year/$1.85M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1.85M (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/12/23 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Texas 5/5/23
    • contract selected by Boston 5/6/23
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 5/12/23 after being DFA by Boston 5/9/23
  • 1 year/$730,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 11/9/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/3/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/30/21
  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
    • sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/16/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Yankees 7/30/17
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Seattle 11/18/16
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (11-327) (Eastern Almance HS, Mebane, N.C.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.043

Amed Rosario ss
1 year/$1.5M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2024)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/20/24
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 500, 530, 560, 590, 620 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$7.8M (2023)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Cleveland 7/26/23 with $2,809,667 remaining on contract (as part of the trade, Dodgers also pay Guardians $1,873,119 in cash)
  • 1 year/$4.95M (2022)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/21/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2021)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Mets 1/7/21
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$608,780 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year/$575,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year/$548,940 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/18/16
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.75M signing bonus (club record for international amateur player)
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 6.062

Jacob Waguespack rhp
1 year/$1.2M (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/15/24 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.2M in majors)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 3/15/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Orix Buffaloes of Japan
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Orix Buffaloes of Japan 12/17/21
  • 2021
    • DFA by Toronto 3/6/21, sent outright to Triple-A 3/10/21
  • 1 year/$573,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 7/31/18
  • signed by Philadelphia 6/19/15 as an amateur free agent (Mississippi)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.105

Chris Devenski rhp
1 year/$1.1M (2024), plus 2025 option

  • 1 year/$1.1M (2024), plus 2025 club option
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/5/23
    • 24:$1M, 25:$2M club option ($100,000 buyout)
    • may earn additional $200,000 in 2024 performance bonuses
    • 2025 option may increase $1M and buyout may increase $100,000 or $150,000 based on 2024 performance
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/28/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 4/29/23
    • DFA by LA Angels 8/25/23, released 8/29/23
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 8/29/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Arizona as a free agent 10/25/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 7/26/22
    • DFA by Arizona 8/26/22, released 8/27/22
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 8/29/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/27/22
  • 1 year/$1M (2021)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/20/21 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $350,000 in performance bonuses based on games and games finished
    • contract selected by Arizona 3/29/21
    • placed on restricted list 4/7/21 (unspecified reasons), activated 4/29/21
    • elected free agency 10/8/21
  • 1 year/$2M (2020)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/30/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.525M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • re-signed by Houston 2/4/19 (avoided arbitration, $1.65M-$1.4M)
    • 19:$1.525M, 20:$2.625M club option
    • 2020 option increases to $2.725M with 50 or more games in 2019, $2.825M with 60 games in 2019, $2.925M with 68 games in 2019
    • Houston declined 2020 option 11/19
  • 1 year/$599,200 (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year/$554,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/7/16
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/3/12
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (25-771) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 7.020

Jose Siri cf
1 year/$757,800 (2024)

  • 1 year/$757,800 (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year/$731,600 (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • 1 year/$704,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Houston 8/1/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/23/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Houston 9/3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Cincinnati 2/3/20
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers from Seattle 3/10/20
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/23/20, sent outright to Alternate Site 7/30/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • signed by Cincinnati 9/21/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 2.015

Taylor Walls ss
1 year/$757,300 (2024)

  • 1 year/$757,300 (2024)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/24 ($363,800 in minors)
  • 1 year/$727,600 (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • 1 year/$704,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year/$570,500 (2021)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2017 (3-79) (Florida State)
  • $612,500 signing bonus ($720,600 slot)
  • ML service: 2.092

Josh Lowe of
1 year/$755,700 (2024)

  • 1 year/$755,700 (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year/$723,200 (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • 1 year/$701,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year/$570,500 (2021)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2016 (1-13) (Pope HS, Marietta, Ga.)
  • $2,597,500 signing bonus ($3,098,900 slot)
  • ML service: 1.093

Ben Rortvedt c
1 year/$755,400 (2024)

  • 1 year/$755,400 (2024)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/24
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from NY Yankees 3/27/24
  • 1 year/$730,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/23
  • 1 year/$707,500 (2022)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Minnesota 3/13/22
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/21
  • drafted by Minnesota 2016 (2-56) (Verona HS, Wisc.)
  • $900,000 signing bonus ($1,141,600 slot)
  • ML service: 2.043

Jose Caballero 2b-ss
1 year/$751,700 (2024)

  • 1 year/$751,700 (2024)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade Seattle 1/5/24
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Seattle 4/15/23
  • drafted by Seattle 2017 (7-202) (Chipola JC, Fla.)
  • $175,000 signing bonus ($210,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.170

Garrett Cleavinger lhp
1 year/$746,900 (2024)

  • 1 year/$746,900 (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year/$725,100 (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • 1 year/$710,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/22
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 8/1/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/20
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 12/29/20
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Baltimore 7/29/17
  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (3-102) (Oregon)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($559,300 slot)
  • ML service: 2.060

Richie Palacios 2b
1 year/$745,200 (2024)

  • 1 year/$745,200 (2024)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from St. Louis 1/5/24
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/23
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade 6/16/23 after being DFA by Cleveland 6/11/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/21/21
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/22
  • drafted by Cleveland 2018 (3-103) (Towson)
  • $475,000 signing bonus ($544,200 slot)
  • ML service: 0.156

René Pinto c
1 year/$745,100 (2024)

  • 1 year/$745,100 (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/5/21
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/5/20 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Tampa Bay 10/1/13 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.150

Ryan Pepiot rhp
1 year/$744,900 (2024)

  • 1 year/$744,900 (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year/$722,500 (2023)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/23
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 12/14/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 5/11/22
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2019 (3-102) (Butler)
  • $547,500 signing bonus ($571,400 slot)
  • ML service: 1.005

Shane Baz rhp
1 year/$743,600 (2024)

  • 1 year/$743,600 (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year/$723,600 (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • 1 year/$701,100 (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/20/21
  • 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: 2.014

Taj Bradley rhp
1 year/$743,300 (2024)

  • 1 year/$743,300 (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/13/22
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2018 (5-150) (Redan HS, Stone Mountain, Ga.)
  • $747,500 signing bonus ($343,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.114

Jonathan Aranda 2b
1 year/$742,800 (2024)

  • 1 year/$742,800 (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • signed by Tampa Bay 2015 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.103

Jonny DeLuca lf
1 year/$742,400 (2024)

  • 1 year/$742,400 (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/13/22
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/23
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 12/15/23
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2019 (25-761) (Oregon)
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.085

Curtis Mead 3b-1b
1 year/$742,300 (2024)

  • 1 year/$742,300 (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/13/22
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Philadelphia 11/20/19
  • signed by Philadelphia 5/14/18 as a free agent from Australia
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.040

Austin Shenton 3b
1 year/$740,000 (2024)

  • 1 year/$740,000 (2024)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/14/23
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 7/29/21
  • drafted by Seattle 2019 (5-156) (Florida International)
  • $336,600 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Osleivis Basabe ss
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/13/22
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Texas 12/10/20
  • signed by Texas 12/23/17 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $550,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.050

Junior Caminero 3b
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/22/23
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Cleveland 11/19/21
  • signed by Cleveland 7/2/19 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.010

Yoniel Curet rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/14/23
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/2/19 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Alex Jackson c-of
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/3/24
  • 2023
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Milwaukee 8/1/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/22
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Miami 4/6/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 12/2/22
  • 1 year/$580,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/21
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Atlanta 7/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/19
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Seattle 11/28/16
  • drafted by Seattle 2014 (1-6) (Rancho Bernardo HS, Escondido, Calif.)
  • $4.2M signing bonus ($3,575,900 slot)
  • ML service: 1.167

Kevin Kelly rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year/$720,000 (2023)
    • selected by Colorado from Cleveland in Rule 5 draft 12/7/22
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Colorado 12/7/22
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/23
  • drafted by Cleveland 2019 (19-540) (James Madison)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Jacob Lopez lhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 8/14/23
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Francisco 7/31/19
  • drafted by San Francisco 2018 (26-766) (College of the Canyons)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.011

Richard Lovelady lhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/31/24 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/28/24
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 5/18/24 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/14/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/13/22
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/23
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Kansas City 3/30/23
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Atlanta 4/13/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/4/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/1/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/21
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 11/30/21
  • 1 year/$567,100 (2020)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/12/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 4/9/19
  • drafted by Kansas City 2016 (10-313) (Kennesaw State)
  • $100,000 signing bonus ($156,600 slot)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 2.026

Manuel Rodríguez rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/6/23
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/24
  • 2023
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 1/17/23, sent outright to Triple-A 1/24/23
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 8/1/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 7/21/16 as a free agent from Mexico
  • signed by Yucatan of Mexico 5/20/14
  • ML service: 1.029 (through 2022)

Justin Sterner rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/31/24
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Miami 7/3/21
  • signed by Miami 8/3/20 as an amateur free agent (BYU)
  • ML service: 0.000

Edwin Uceta rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/10/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/6/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • claimed by Detroit off waiver 1/11/23 after being DFA by Arizona 1/5/23
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/23
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 4/2/23 after being DFA by Detroit 3/30/23
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 4/6/23 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 4/4/23
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 8/18/23 after being DFA by NY Mets 8/16/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 8/25/23
    • released by Chicago Cubs 9/12/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/20
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/21
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers 10/26/21 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 10/21/21
  • signed by LA Dodgers 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.048


Minor leagues

Mason Auer of
2024

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2021 (5-161) (San Jacinto North JC, Texas)
  • $312,500 signing bonus ($321,100 slot)
  • ML service:

Nick Bitsko rhp
2024

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2020 (1-24) (Central Bucks East HS, Doylestown, Pa.)
  • $3M signing bonus ($2,831,300 slot)
  • ML service:

Rob Brantly c
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/8/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/6/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/10/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 5/22/22
    • DFA by NY Yankees 5/25/22, sent outright to Triple-A 5/26/22 (elected free agency 5/29/22)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/16/21
    • returned by NY Yankees to Triple-A 7/26/21
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/5/21
    • returned by NY Yankees to Triple-A 8/17/21
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 10/5/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 11/7/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/21/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/23/20
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/28/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 8/2/20
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Francisco 8/26/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/22/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 7/12/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A 7/15/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/22/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 7/16/18
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 7/21/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 6/17
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 6/29/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/27/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/4/17 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$512,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Chicago White Sox 3/12/16
    • DFA by Seattle 4/3/16, sent outright to Triple-A 4/6/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Miami 12/8/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/13/12
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Detroit 7/23/12
  • drafted by Detroit 2010 (3-100) (UC-Riverside)
  • $330,300 signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere
  • ML service: 2.059

Yu-Cheng Chang ss
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/20/24 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$850,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 2/16/23
    • DFA by Boston 8/8/23, sent outright to Triple-A 8/11/23
    • elected free agency 10/16/23
  • 1 year/$705,400 (2022)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/22
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 5/30/22 after being DFA by Cleveland 5/26/22
    • claimed off waivers by Tampa Bay 7/5/22 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 6/30/22
    • claimed off waivers by Boston 9/12/22 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 9/9/22
    • non-tendered by Boston 11/18/22
  • 1 year/$571,100 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,900 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • signed by Cleveland 6/3/13 as an amateur free agent from Taiwan
  • $500,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 3.142

J.J. Goss rhp
2024

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2019 (1s-36) (Cypress Ranch HS, Houston)
  • $2,045,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Xavier Isaac 1b
2024

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2022 (1-29) (East Forsyth HS, N.C.)
  • $2,548,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Brendan McKay lhp
2 years (2023-24)

  • 2 years (2023-24)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$701,200 (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/10/22
  • 1 year/$571,700 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 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: Apex
  • ML service: 1.050 (through 2022)

Mason Montgomery lhp
2024

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2021 (6-191) (Texas Tech)
  • $222,500 signing bonus ($249,000 slot)
  • ML service:

Erasmo Ramírez rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/6/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/20/24
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 5/22/24, sent outright to Triple-A 5/24/24
  • 1 year/$1M (2023)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 12/20/22
    • performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 25, 35, 45, 55 games
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star election or selection
    • DFA by Washington 6/7/23, released 6/8/23
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 6/13/23 (minor-league contract) (Rays pay pro-rated minimum salary for time in majors)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/30/23
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 9/30/23, sent outright to Triple-A 10/2/23 (elected free agency 10/13/23)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/13/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/21/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/20/21 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $800,000 in majors
    • contract selected by Detroit 5/8/21
    • DFA by Detroit 8/27/21, released 8/28/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/4/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 4/16/19
    • DFA by Boston 4/19/19, sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 11/2/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$3.215M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 7/28/17 (Mariners pay Rays $1M in cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 25 games started
  • 1 year/$522,800 (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year/$511,800 (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • contract selected by Seattle 3/26/12
  • signed 2007 by Seattle as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • $57,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 8.132

Elvin Rodríguez rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/18/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/7/23
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 7/8/23
  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/9/21
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/10/22 (elected free agency)
  • acquired by Detroit in trade from LA Angels 9/15/17
  • signed by LA Angels 7/4/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.031 (through 2022)

Adrian Santana ss
2024

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2023 (1s-31) (Doral Academy, Fla.)
  • $2,002,950 signing bonus ($2.67M slot)
  • ML service:

Raimel Tapia of
1 year/$2M (2023)

  • 1 year/$2M (2023)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/19/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 3/28/23
    • DFA by Boston 6/5/23, released 6/11/23
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 6/13/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/14/23
    • DFA by Milwaukee 7/22/23, sent outright to Triple-A 7/24/23 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 8/4/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/23/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/4/23
  • 1 year/$3.95M (2022)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Colorado 3/24/22
    • non-tendered by Toronto 11/18/22
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2021)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$573,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/20
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/20/15
    • signed by Colorado 3/16
  • signed by Colorado 11/10 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $175,000 signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 5.144

Brayden Taylor ss-3b
2024

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2023 (1-19) (TCU)
  • $3,880,100 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Willy Vasquez ss
2024

  • signed by Tampa Bay 2019 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

Cole Wilcox rhp
2024

  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/28/20
  • drafted by San Diego 2020 (3-20) (Georgia)
  • $3.3M signing bonus ($767,800 slot)
  • ML service:

Carson Williams ss
2024

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2021 (1-28) (Torrey Pines HS, Calif.)
  • $2,347,500 signing bonus ($2,493,900 slot)
  • ML service:

Tyler Zuber rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/31/24 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cleveland 3/24/24
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 5/14/24 (minor-league contract)
  • 2023
    • released by Arizona 7/3/23
  • 1 year/$710,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/22
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers from Kansas City 10/26/22
    • DFA by Arizona 11/10/22, sent outright to Triple-A 11/11/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 7/23/20
  • drafted by Kansas City 2017 (6-180) (Arkansas State)
  • $2,500 signing bonus ($251,700 slot)
  • ML service: 2.087