Tampa Bay Rays

Service time in years & days (through 2021 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 $1.055 billion in April, 2021.

RAYS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
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
  • Senior Director, Pro Personnel and Pro Scouting Kevin Ibach
  • Senior Director, Amateur Scouting Rob Metzler

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

 

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: 7.131

Corey Kluber rhp
1 year/$8M (2022)

  • 1 year/$8M (2022)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/29/21
    • performance bonuses: $500,000 each for 10, 15 games started. $1M for 20 GS. $1.5M each for 25, 30 GS
  • 1 year/$11M (2021)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/21
  • 5 years/$38.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/5/15, replacing one-year deal for $601,000 signed 3/11/15
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 15:$1M, 16:$4.5M, 17:$7.5M, 18:$10.5M, 19:$13M, 20:$13.5M club option ($1M buyout), 21:$14M club option ($1M buyout)
    • salaries, options may increase up to $4M each based on finish in 2015-19 Cy Young votes (top 5 finish in 2018 Cy Young vote increased 2019 salary to $17M, 2020 option to $17.5M, 2021 option to $18M)
    • assignment bonus: $1M if traded
    • if traded in 2015-19, new club must exercise or decline both 2020 and 2021 options within 3 days after end of 2019 World Series
    • if traded in 2020, 2021 option converts to a vesting option guaranteed if Kluber has 160 innings pitched in 2020 and is not on the disabled list at the end of the 2020 season
    • Cleveland exercised 2020 option 10/31/19
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Cleveland 12/15/19
    • Texas declined 2021 option 10/30/20
  • 1 year/$514,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
    • award bonuses, including $10,000 for Cy Young
  • 1 year/$491,800 (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/31/10
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (7-134) (Stetson)
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 9.074

Mike Zunino c
1 year/$3M (2021), plus 2022 option

  • 1 year/$3M (2021), plus 2022 club option
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/16/20
    • 21:$2M, 22:$4M club option ($1M buyout)
    • value of 2022 club option increases to $5M with 80 games played in 2021, $6M with 90 games, $7M with 100 games (met)
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2022 option at $7M 11/7/21
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 11/25/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • 20:$4.5M, 21:$4.5M club option
    • 2021 option increases $250,000 each for 300, 400, 500 plate appearances in 2020
    • Tampa Bay declined 2021 option 10/30/20
  • 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: 7.165

Tyler Glasnow rhp
2022

  • 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: 4.158

Manuel Margot of
2022

  • 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
  • ML service: 5.012

Brooks Raley rhp
2 years/$10M (2022-23), plus 2024 option

  • 2 years/$10M (2022-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/30/21
    • 22:$4.25M, 23:$4.5M, 24:$6.5M club option ($1.25M buyout)
  • 1 year (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Cincinnati 1/7/20 (minor-league contract)
    • 20: salary of $1M in majors, 21:$2M club option
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/19/20
    • claimed by Houston off waivers 8/10/20 after being DFA by Cincinnati 8/6/20
    • Houston exercised 2021 option 11/1/20
  • 2015-19: Lotte of Korea
  • 1 year (2014)
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Chicago Cubs 2/12/14
    • signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
    • claimed off waivers by LA Angels 5/8/14 after being DFA by Minnesota. Sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 6/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/7/12
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2009 (6-200) (Texas A&M)
  • $900,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Vanguard
  • ML service: 2.045

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: 3.058

Austin Meadows cf
2022

  • 1 year/$581,400 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year/$578,900 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 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
  • ML service: 3.074

Ryan Yarbrough lhp
2022

  • 1 year/$2.3M (2021)
    • lost arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/13/21 ($3.1M-$2.3M)
  • 1 year/$578,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 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)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 3.147

Ji-Man Choi 1b
1 year/$3.2M (2022)

  • 1 year/$3.2M (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 11/30/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$850,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2021)
    • won arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/5/21 ($2.45M-$1.85M)
  • 1 year/$850,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 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
  • agent: Sang Lee
  • ML service: 4.076

Yandy Diaz 3b
2022

  • 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: 3.122

Andrew Kittredge rhp
2022

  • 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: 3.070

Matt Wisler rhp
2022

  • 1 year/$1.15M (2021)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/8/20
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 45, 50, 55, 60, 65 games pitched. $50,000 each for 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 games finished
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 6/11/21 after being DFA by San Francisco 6/9/21
  • 1 year/$725,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Minnesota 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
    • acquired by San Diego in trade 4/1/19 after being DFA by Cincinnati 3/26/19
    • acquired by Seattle in trade 7/4/19 after being DFA by San Diego 6/29/19
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Seattle 10/29/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Atlanta 7/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/19/15
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 4/5/15
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (7-233) (Byran HS, Ohio)
  • $500,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Apex
  • ML service: 5.042

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: 0.104

Francisco Mejia c
2022

  • 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: 3.062

Yonny Chirinos rhp
2022

  • 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: 3.137

Brett Phillips of
2022

  • 1 year$584,400 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year/$569,625 (2020)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/20
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Kansas City 8/27/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 7/27/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 7/30/15
  • drafted by Houston 2012 (6-189) (Seminole HS, Fla.)
  • $300,000 signing bonus ($201,900 slot)
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 3.013

Jeffrey Springs lhp
2022

  • 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)
  • ML service: 3.055

Jalen Beeks lhp
1 year/$588,800 (2021)

  • 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: 3.070

Nick Anderson rhp
1 year/$587,900 (2021)

  • 1 year/$587,900 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
  • 1 year/$577,300 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Minnesota 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Miami 7/31/19
  • signed by Minnesota 8/7/15 as an amateur free agent (Mayville State, N.D.)
  • agent: Gaeta Sports
  • ML service: 3.000

Peter Fairbanks rhp
1 year/$583,800 (2021)

  • 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: 2.057

Randy Arozarena lf
1 year/$581,200 (2021)

  • 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: 1.129

Colin Poche lhp
1 year/$577,800 (2021)

  • 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: 2.114

Ryan Thompson rhp
1 year/$577,200 (2021)

  • 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: 2.000

Drew Rasmussen rhp
1 year/$573,000 (2021)

  • 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: 1.111

J.P. Feyereisen rhp
1 year/$572,400 (2021)

  • 1 year/$572,400 (2021)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/21
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Milwaukee 5/21/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/20
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from NY Yankees 9/1/19
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/31/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (16-488) (Wisconsin-Stevens Point)
  • ML service: 1.108

Vidal Brujan 2b
1 year/$570,500 (2021)

  • 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: 0.014

Josh Fleming lhp
1 year/$570,500 (2021)

  • 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: 1.076

Jonathan Aranda 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/19/21
  • signed by Tampa Bay 2015 as a free agent from Mexico
  • $ signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Shane Baz rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 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: 0.014

J.T. Chargois rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/10/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/9/21
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 7/29/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Rakuten Eagles of Japan 12/29/19
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/19
    • released by LA Dodgers 12/29/19
  • 1 year/$550,000 (2018)
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers from Minnesota 2/23/18
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (2-72) (Rice)
  • $712,600 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.101

Calvin Faucher rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/19/21
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2017 (10-286) (UC-Irvine)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($137,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Josh Lowe of
1 year/$570,500 (2021)

  • 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: 0.003

Shane McClanahan lhp
1 year/$570,500 (2021)

  • 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: 0.158

Brendan McKay lhp
1 year/$571,700 (2021)

  • 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: 0.056

Luis Patino rhp
1 year/$573,000 (2021)

  • 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: 1.058

Rene Pinto c
2022

  • 2022
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/5/21
  • 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: 0.000

Ford Proctor c-inf
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/19/21
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2018 (3-92) (Rice)
  • $572,000 signing bonus ($613,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Tommy Romero rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/19/21
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 5/25/18
  • drafted by Seattle 2017 (15-453) (Eastern Florida State JC)
  • ML service: 0.000

Taylor Wells ss
1 year/$570,500 (2021)

  • 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: 0.083


Minor leagues

Nick Bitsko rhp
2021

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

Xavier Edwards ss
2021

  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/6/19
  • drafted by San Diego 2018 (1cba-38) (North Broward Prep High School, Coconut Creek, Fla.)
  • $2.6M signing bonus ($1.8783M slot)
  • ML service:

Moises Gomez of
2021

  • signed by Tampa Bay 4/25/15 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

J.J. Goss rhp
2021

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

Blake Hunt c
2021

  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/28/20
  • drafted by San Diego 2017 (2s-69) (Mater Dei HS, Santa Ana, Calif.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus ($858,600 slot)
  • ML service:

Seth Johnson rhp
2021

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2019 (1s-40) (Campbell)
  • $1,722,500 signing bonus ($1,856,700 slot)
  • ML service:

Greg Jones ss
2021

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2019 (1-22) (UNC Wilmington)
  • $3.027M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Cooper Kinney 2b
2021

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2021 (1s-34) (Baylor HS, Chattanooga, Tenn.)
  • $2,145,600 signing bonus ($2,148,100 slot)
  • ML service:

Chris Mazza rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/8/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$576,000 (2021)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 2/17/21 after being DFA by Boston 2/12/2
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/5/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$566,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • selected by NY Mets from Seattle in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18 (minor-league phase)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/26/19
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 12/20/19 after being DFA by NY Mets 12/14/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • released by Miami 5/19/18
  • 2015
    • released by Minnesota 7/22/15
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 8/4/15
  • drafted by Minnesota 2011 (27-838) (Menlo College, Calif.)
  • ML service: 1.055

Brian Moran lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/12/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • DFA by Miami 1/15/20
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/7/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/23/20
    • claimed by Miami off waivers from Toronto 8/2/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/28/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 9/3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 7/14/18
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 7/17/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • selected by Baltimore from Atlanta in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • released by Baltimore 4/1/17
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 7/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • selected by Cleveland from Seattle in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • released by Cleveland 3/31/16
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 8/10/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • selected by Toronto from Seattle in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Seattle 12/12/13
    • signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • returned by LA Angels to Seattle 10/30/14
  • drafted by Seattle 2009 (7-203) (North Carolina)
  • $140,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.027 (through 2020)

Nick Schnell of
2021

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

Cole Wilcox rhp
2021

  • 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
2021

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

Carson Williams ss
2021

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