Tampa Bay Rays

Service time in years & days (through 2022 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 $1.1 billion in March, 2022.

RAYS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
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
5 years (2022-26)

  • 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)

Peter Bendix Senior VP of Baseball Operations & General Manager
2022 -

  • 2022 -
    • promoted by Tampa Bay to GM 12/16/21
  • VP, Baseball Development (2020-21), Director of Baseball Development (2016-19), Coordinator of Baseball Research and Development (2015-16), Assistant, Baseball Research & Development (2011-14)
  • VP, Baseball Operations Carlos Rodriguez
  • VP, Baseball Operations Chanda Lawdermilk
  • VP, Baseball Development Will Cousins
  • VP of Player Personnel Kevin Ibach
  • Senior Director, Amateur Scouting Rob Metzler
  • special adviser Jon Daniels

Kevin Cash Manager
6 years (2019-24), plus 2025 option

  • 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: 6.018

Manuel Margot of
2 years/$19M (2023-24), plus 2025 option

  • 2 years/$19M (2023-24), plus 2025 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 4/5/22
    • 23:$7M, 24:$10M, 25:$12M club option ($2M buyout)
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.475M (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 2/8/20
  • 1 year/$577,100 (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
  • 1 year/$556,900 (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,600 (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Boston 11/13/15
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/15
    • signed by San Diego 3/16
  • signed by Boston 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $800,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 6.012

Yandy Diaz 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: 4.122

Tyler Glasnow rhp
2 years/$30.35M (2023-24)

  • 2 years/$30.35M (2023-24)
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 8/26/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • 23:$5.35M, 24:$25M
    • award bonuses: $1M for Cy Young award. $500,000 for second-place finish in Cy Young voting. $250,000 for third- to fifth-place finish in Cy Young vote. $50,000 for making All Star roster
    • assignment bonus: $1M with trade
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4M (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.05M (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 5.158

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: 4.058

Randy Arozarena lf
1 year/$4.15M (2023)

  • 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: 2.129

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: 4.055

Peter 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: 3.057

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:$25M, 29:$25M, 30:$25M, 31:$25M, 32:$25M, 33:$25M club option, $2M buyout
    • escalators based on MVP vote
    • assignment bonus: $3M if traded before 4/2/29, $2M on 4/2/29 and thereafter
    • at signing, largest-ever deal for a player with less than one year of Major League service and largest contract in club history
  • 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: 1.104

Francisco Mejía c
1 year/$2.155M (2023)

  • 1 year/$1.455M (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$580,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year/$569,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/20
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/28/20
  • 1 year/$556,300 (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cleveland 7/19/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • signed by Cleveland as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic 7/2/12
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 4.062

Andrew Kittredge rhp
1 year/$2.075M (2023)

  • 1 year/$2.075M (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.85M (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/8/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $750,000 in majors)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 3/27/21
  • 1 year/$571,200 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 10/30/20
  • 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: 4.070

Harold Ramirez of
2023

  • 2023
    • arbitration-eligible ($2.2M-$1.9M)
  • 1 year/$738,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 3/25/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 2/24/21 after being DFA by Miami 2/17/21
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/21
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 11/22/21 after being DFA by Cleveland 11/19/21
  • 1 year/$580,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 5/11/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/20/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Pittsburgh 8/1/16
  • signed by Pittsburgh 7/2/11 an an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • $1.05M signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 3.124

Jason Adam rhp
2023

  • 2023
    • arbitration-eligible ($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: 2.132

Jalen Beeks lhp
1 year/$1.375M (2023)

  • 1 year/$1.375M (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$750,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$588,800 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year/$572,400 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 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)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 4.070

Christian Bethancourt c
1 year/$1.35M (2023)

  • 1 year/$1.35M (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 4/15/22
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Oakland 7/9/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • released by Philadelphia 3/28/21
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 5/3/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/2/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/8/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5418M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 4/25/17
  • 1 year/$511,200 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Atlanta 12/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • signed by Atlanta 3/08 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • $600,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.038

Yonny Chirinos rhp
1 year/$1.275M (2023)

  • 1 year/$1.275M (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.175M (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.175M (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$576,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 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
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 4.137

Colin Poche lhp
2023

  • 2023
    • arbitration-eligible ($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: 3.109

Shawn Armstrong rhp
1 year/$1.2M (2023)

  • 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: 4.113

Ryan Thompson rhp
2023

  • 2023
    • arbitration-eligible ($1.2M-$1M)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year/$577,200 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/23/20
  • selected by Tampa Bay from Houston in minor-league portion of Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (23-676) (Campbell)
  • ML service: 3.000

Drew Rasmussen rhp
1 year/$711,800 (2022)

  • 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: 2.111

Shane McClanahan lhp
1 year/$711,400 (2022)

  • 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: 1.158

Garrett Cleavinger lhp
1 year/$710,000 (2022)

  • 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: 1.060

Josh Fleming lhp
1 year/$707,400 (2022)

  • 1 year/$707,400 (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 8/23/20
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2017 (5-139) (Webster University, Mo.)
  • $272,500 signing bonus ($367,500 slot)
  • agent: Republik
  • ML service: 2.008

Luis Patiño rhp
1 year/$707,400 (2022)

  • 1 year/$707,400 (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year/$573,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/4/20
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/28/20
  • signed by San Diego 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • $130,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.026

Jose Siri cf
1 year/$704,000 (2022)

  • 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: 1.015

Taylor Walls ss
1 year/$704,000 (2022)

  • 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: 1.092

Shane Baz rhp
1 year/$701,100 (2022)

  • 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: 1.014

Josh Lowe of
1 year/$701,000 (2022)

  • 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.)
  • $2.5975M signing bonus ($3.0989M slot)
  • ML service: 0.093

Jonathan Aranda 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 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
  • $ signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.047

Osleivis Basabe ss
2023

  • 2023
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/13/22
  • 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: 0.000

Taj Bradley rhp
2023

  • 2023
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/13/22
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2018 (5-150) (Redan HS, Stone Mountain, Ga.)
  • $747,500 signing bonus ($343,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Vidal Bruján 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (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 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • signed by Tampa Bay 10/17/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $15,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.085

Calvin Faucher rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2017 (10-286) (UC-Irvine)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($137,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.070

Greg Jones ss
2023

  • 2023
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/13/22
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2019 (1-22) (UNC Wilmington)
  • $3.027M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Kevin Kelly rhp
2023

  • 2023
    • selected by Colorado from Cleveland in Rule 5 draft 12/7/22
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Colorado 12/7/22
  • drafted by Cleveland 2019 (19-540) (James Madison)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Curtis Mead 3b-1b
2023

  • 2023
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/13/22
  • 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: 0.000

Isaac Paredes 3b
1 year (2022)

  • 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: 1.160

René Pinto c
1 year (2022)

  • 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: 0.077

Luke Raley rf
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 3/18/22
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/19
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in Minnesota 2/9/20
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/20
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/18
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2016 (7-221) (Lake Erie, Ohio)
  • $147,500 signing bonus ($187,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.106

Colby White rhp
2023

  • 2023
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/13/22
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2019 (6-188) (Mississippi State)
  • $197,500 signing bonus ($255,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000


Minor leagues

Nick Bitsko rhp
2022

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2020 (1-24) (Central Bucks East HS, Doylestown, Pa.)
  • $3M signing bonus ($2.8313M slot)
  • ML service:

Colten Brewer rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/15/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/25/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 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: 2.052

Zack Burdi rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 4/27/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • released by Arizona 3/18/22
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 4/27/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/21
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 8/18/21 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 8/16/21
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers from Baltimore 10/14/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/20
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2016 (1-26) (Louisville)
  • $2,128,500 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.113

Cooper Criswell rhp
1 year/$710,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$710,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/22
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from LA Angels 7/16/22
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 7/19/22, sent outright to Triple-A 7/21/22
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/12/22
    • returned to Triple-A 9/13/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/27/21
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2018 (13-391) (North Carolina)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.004 (through 2021)

Ralph Garza rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/22
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 3/24/22 after being DFA by Minnesota 3/22/22
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers after being DFA by Boston 4/7/22
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 8/20/22, sent outright to Triple-A 8/25/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Houston 5/26/21
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 8/4/21 after being DFA by Houston 8/1/21
  • drafted by Houston 2015 (26-769) (Oklahoma)
  • ML service: 0.084 (through 2021)

J.J. Goss rhp
2022

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

Ryon Healy 1b-dh
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/19/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$800,000 (2021)
    • signed by Hanwha Eagles of KBO 12/20
    • may earn additional $200,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1M (2020)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/17/19 (split contract, $250,000 in minors)
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 for 250 plate appearances. $200,000 for 350 PA, $300,000 for 450 PA, $400,000 for 550 PA
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/30/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$579,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/28/19 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$559,200 (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year/$537,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Oakland 11/15/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/15/16
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (3-100) (Oregon)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($515,600 slot)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 3.099 (through 2021)

Heath Hembree rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/19/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.125M (2022)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/15/22
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 6/22/22, released 6/26/22
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 6/30/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 8/30/22
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 9/13/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/3/21 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors, $200,000 in minors
    • may earn additional $650,000 in performances bonuses based on games pitched 25-50
    • released by Cleveland 3/21/21
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 3/22/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/23/21
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 8/20/21 after being DFA by Cincinnati 8/17/21
  • 1 year/$1.6125M (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Boston 8/21/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/30/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.3125M (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/21/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$581,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/18
  • 1 year/$547,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$509,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Francisco 7/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/3/13
  • drafted by San Francisco 2010 (5-168) (College of Charleston)
  • $185,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 7.022

Xavier Isaac 1b
2022

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

Trevor Kelley rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 1/4/23, sent outright to Triple-A 1/11/23 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/18/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/18/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/17/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/14/20 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 4/23/21
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 4/28/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • DFA by Philadelphia 1/31/20, sent outright to Triple-A 2/5/20
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 7/23/20
    • DFA by Philadelphia 8/11/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 8/14/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Boston 7/2/19
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Boston 12/2/19
  • drafted by Boston 2015 (36-1,071) (North Carolina)
  • ML service: 0.168

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

Cody Reed lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/16/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$581,200 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/5/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$573,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 8/28/20 after being DFA by Cincinnati 8/24/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$537,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 6/18/16
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Kansas City 7/26/15
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (1s-46) (Northwest Mississippi CC)
  • $1.1985M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports 
  • ML service: 3.072 (through 2021)

Elvin Rodriguez rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/18/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 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

Aaron Slegers rhp
2022

  • 1 year/$590,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 8/28/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/13/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 8/12/20
  • 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
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 8/21/19
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 9/2/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 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: 1.086 (through 2020)

Willy Vasquez ss
2022

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

Cole Wilcox rhp
2022

  • 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:

Alika Williams ss
2022

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2020 (1s-37) (Arizona State)
  • $1.85 signing bonus ($1.9993M slot)
  • ML service:

Carson Williams ss
2022

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