Toronto Blue Jays

Service time in years & days (through 2018 season).
Edward Rogers Chairman
2000 -

  • Rogers Communications, 2000 -
    • Rogers Communications paid $112M in cash and stock for an 80% stake in the Blue Jays in 2000. Interbrew SA retained a 20% share.
    • Interbrew sold its share to Rogers Communications in 2004
  • Interbrew SA, 1995-2000
    • Belgian brewer Interbrew SA acquired a 90% stake in the club when it acquired Labatt Brewing in 1995. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce retained its 10% stake, which was sold to Rogers Communications in 2000.
  • Labatt Brewing, 1977-1995
    • a group comprised of Labatt Brewing (45%), Imperial Trust Ltd. (45%) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (10%) paid a franchise fee of $7M for the rights to the AL’s 1977 expansion club in Toronto.
    • Labatt acquired Imperial Trust’s 45% stake in 1991
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.35 billion in April, 2018.
BLUE JAYS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2019 $ $ ( )
2018 $162,037,223 $167,138,865 (11)
2017 $163,381,937 $166,152,534 (14)
2016 $136,782,027 $164,312,432 (14)
2015 $125,915,800 $135,728,804 (10)
2014 $137,177,700 $135,435,701 (10)
2013 $119,277,800 $125,879,791 ( 9)
2012 $ 83,739,200 $ 92,133,335 (17)
2011 $ 70,567,800 $ 75,851,382 (21)
2010 $ 78,689,357 $ 86,803,549 (18)
2009 $ 80,538,300 $ 84,130,513 (17)
2008 $ 97,973,900 $ 98,343,520 (13)
2007 $ 81,942,800 $ 95,069,351 (15)
2006 $ 71,915,000 $ 72,439,018 (13)
2005 $ 45,719,500 $ 45,698,000 (24)
2004 $ 50,071,000 $ 50,651,626 (22)
2003 $ 51,269,000 $ 61,175,638 (22)
2002 $ 76,864,333 $ 66,814,971 (13)
2001 $ 76,896,000 $ 74,274,440 (12)
2000 $ 46,363,332 $ 54,518,816 (16)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Mark Shapiro President & CEO
2016 -

  • 2016 -
    • hired by Toronto as President & CEO, effective after 2015 season
  • Cleveland, 1992-2015
    • 5 years (2008-12)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 3/07
      • deal later extended through 2013
      • selected as President (effective after 2010 season) 2/18/10
      • to resign after 2015 season (hired as President & CEO, Toronto)
    • 2 years (2006-07)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 12/04
    • 4 years (2002-05)
      • promoted to GM by Cleveland 11/01, replacing John Hart

Ross Atkins Executive VP of Baseball Operations & GM
2016 -

  • 2016 - 
    • hired by Toronto as Executive VP of Baseball Operations & GM 12/3/15
    • Cleveland 2001-15
      • VP, Player Personnel (2015), VP of Player Development (2011-14), Director of Player Development (2007-10), Director of Latin American Operations (2004-06), Assistant Director of Player Development (2001-03)
  • Senior VP of Baseball Operations & Assistant GM Tony LaCava (served as interim GM from 10/29/15 to 12/3/15)
  • VP, Baseball Operations Ben Cherington
  • Assistant General Manager Andrew Tinnish
  • Assistant General Manager Joe Sheehan
  • Director, Minor League Operations Charlie Wilson
  • former Senior VP, Baseball Operations and GM Alex Anthopoulos
    • 2006-15
      • VP, Baseball Operations & Assistant GM, 2006-09
      • promoted to GM by Toronto 10/3/09, replacing J.P. Ricciardi
      • refused extension offer and will not return for 2016
  • former Senior VP, Baseball Operations & GM J.P. Ricciardi
    • 3 years (2008-10)
      • signed extension with Toronto 12/05
    • 5 years (2003-07)
      • signed extension with Toronto 10/02
      • extension does not include “out” clause
    • 3 years (2002-04)
      • hired by Toronto 11/01
      • deal includes opt-out clause (removed with first extension)

Charlie Montoyo Manager
3 years (2019-21), plus 2022 option

  • 3 years (2019-21), plus 2022 club option
    • hired as manager by Toronto 10/25/18, replacing John Gibbons
  • Tampa Bay, 2007-18
    • minor-league manager (2007-14), third-base coach (2015-17), bench coach (2018)
  • former manager John Gibbons
    • 2 years (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
      • signed extension with Toronto 4/1/17
      • Toronto announced 9/26/18 Gibbons will not be retained as manager for 2019
    • 2 years (2016-17)
      • Jan. 1 “rollover” option language removed in 2015-16 off-season, with Gibbons receiving a raise for 2016-17, but no 2018 option
    • 2 years (2013-14), plus 2015 option
      • hired as manager by Toronto 11/20/12
      • if not fired by Jan. 1, option season becomes guaranteed and another option year is added to end of the deal
      • 2015 option vested, 2016 option added 1/1/14
      • 2016 option vested, 2017 option added 1/1/15
      • Jan. 1 “rollover” option language removed in 2015-16 off-season
    • 2004-08: manager, Toronto
      • 1 year/$0.65M (2008). Signed extension 2/07. Fired 6/20/08
      • 2 years (2006-07). 2007:$0.5M. Signed extension 4/05
      • 1 year (2005). Hired as permanent manager 10/04
      • hired as interim manager 8/04, replacing Carlos Tosca
      • hired as permanent manager 10/04
  • former manager John Farrell
    • 3 years (2011-13)
      • hired as manager by Boston 10/20/12, with Toronto receiving compensation
      • hired as manager by Toronto 10/25/10, replacing Cito Gaston

 

Kendrys Morales 1b-dh
3 years/$33M (2017-19)

  • 3 years/$33M (2017-19)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/16
    • 17:$10M, 18:$11M, 19:$12M
  • 2 years/$17M (2015-16), plus 2017 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/11/14
    • 15:$6.5M, 16:$9M, 17:$11M mutual option ($1.5M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 for 375 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525, 550 PA
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All Star
    • Morales declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 1 year/$14M (2014)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 6/8/14
    • pro-rated over the rest of the season, will receive approximately $7,409,836
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Minnesota 7/24/14
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2013)
    • signed by Seattle 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
    • Seattle made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 550 plate appearances
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from LA Angels 12/19/12
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 6 years/$4.5M (2005-10)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic) 12/04
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 05:$0.316M, 06:$0.35M, 07:$0.4M, 08:$0.5M, 09:$0.6M, 10:$0.7M
    • minor-league salaries: o5:$0.1M, 06:$0.15M, 07:$0.2M, 08:$0.3M, 09:$0.35M, 10:$0.4M
    • with 3 years of Major League service, may void remaining years of deal and go to arbitration
    • total value may reach $10M with bonuses
  • signed as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic) 12/04
  • agents: Wasserman Media Group (previously Boras Corp.)
  • ML service: 10.170

Marcus Stroman rhp
1 year/$7.4M (2019)

  • 1 year/$7.4M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2018)
    • lost arbitration with Toronto 2/15/18 ($6.9M-$6.5M)
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Toronto 2/14/17 ($3.4M-$3.1M)
  • 1 year/$0.5159M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5147M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/4/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (1-22) (Duke)
  • $1.8M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Brodie Scoffield (previously Legacy Agency)
  • ML service: 4.148

Ken Giles rhp
1 year/$6.3M (2019)

  • 1 year/$6.3M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year/$4.6M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Houston ($4.6M-$4.2M)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Toronto 7/30/18 with $1,533,333 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$0.5501M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5282M (2016)
    • signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.519M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 12/12/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/8/14
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2011 (7-241) (Yavapai JC, Ariz.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Rowley Sports
  • ML service: 4.106

Justin Smoak 1b
2 years/$8.5M (2017-18), plus 2019 option

  • 2 years/$8.5M (2017-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 7/16/16
    • 17:$4.125M, 18:$4.125M, 19:$6M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2019 option may increase based on 2017-18 plate appearances:

      • to $7M with 950 PAs in 2017-18 combined
      • to $8M with 1,100 PAs in 2017-18 combined (met)
    • Toronto exercised 2019 option at $8M 10/31/18
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/3/14
  • 1 year/$2.7875M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/15/14 (avoided arbitration, $3.25M-$2.025M)
    • 14:$2.6375M, 15:$3.65M club option ($0.15M buyout)
    • 2015 option guaranteed with 525 plate appearances in 2014
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Seattle 10/28/14
    • Toronto declined 2015 option 11/1/14
    • non-tendered by Toronto 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.514M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4951M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Texas 4/22/10
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Texas 7/9/10 (Cliff Lee deal)
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (1-11) (South Carolina)
  • signed 8/15/08, $3.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 8.077

Kevin Pillar cf
1 year/$5.8M (2019)

  • 1 year/$5.8M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5211M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/14/13
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (32-979) (Cal State Dominguez Hills)
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 4.113

Randal Grichuk lf
1 year/$5M (2019)

  • 1 year/$5M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from St. Louis 1/19/18
  • 1 year/$0.5572M (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 11/20/13
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from LA Angels 11/22/13
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • drafted by LA Angels 2009 (1-24) (Lamar Consolidated HS, Rosenberg, Texas)
  • $1.242M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.033

Freddy Galvis ss
1 year/$5M (2019), plus 2020 option

  • 1 year/$5M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/29/19
    • 19:$4M, 20:$5.5M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 1 year/$6.825M (2018)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Philadelphia 12/15/17
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/12/18
  • 1 year/$4.35M (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/13/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5135M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
    • placed on restricted list by Philadelphia 6/19/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • signed by Philadelphia as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 6.021

Aaron Sanchez rhp
1 year/$3.9M (2019)

  • 1 year/$3.9M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • renewed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5178M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5108M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/22/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (1s-37) (Barstow HS, Calif.)
  • $0.775M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Legacy Agency)
  • ML service: 4.069

Matt Shoemaker rhp
1 year/$3.5M (2019)

  • 1 year/$3.5M (2019)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/28/18
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 150, 160, 170, 180 innings
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$4.125M (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$3.325M (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.5005M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/16/13
  • signed by LA Angels 8/14/08 as an amateur free agent (Eastern Michigan)
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 4.166

Clay Buchholz rhp
1 year/$3M (2019)

  • 1 year/$3M (2019)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/2/19
    • may earn additional $3M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/19/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may opt out of contract 5/1/18 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Kansas City 5/1/18
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 5/5/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.6M in majors
    • contract selected by Arizona 5/20/18
  • 4 years/$29.945M (2012-15), plus 2016-17 club options
    • signed extension with Boston 4/11/11
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 12:$3.5M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$7.7M, 15:$12M, 16:$13M club option ($0.245M buyout), 17:$13.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • Boston exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
    • Boston exercised 2017 option 11/3/16
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Boston 12/20/16
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.443M (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4135M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/5/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Boston 8/17/07
  • drafted by Boston 2005 (1s-42) (Angelina JC, Texas)
  • signed 7/05, $0.8M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 10.021

Clayton Richard lhp
2 years/$6M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$6M (2018-19)
    • signed extension with San Diego 9/20/17
    • 18:$3M, 19:$3M
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 125, 150 innings. $0.5M each for 175, 200 innings
    • 2019 salary increases $0.5M with All-Star selection in 2018
    • 2019 salary increases $1M with top 8 finish in 2018 Cy Young vote
    • assignment bonus: $0.3M with first trade
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 12/30/18 after being DFA by San Diego 12/20/18 (Padres pay $1.5M to Blue Jays as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/20/16
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 15, 20, 25 starts. $0.125M each for 40, 50 relief appearances
    • assignment bonus: $25,000 with trade
  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 games started. $0.1M each for 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 relief appearances
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/26/16, released 8/3/16
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 8/6/16 (Padres pay pro-rated share of minimum salary, with Cubs responsible for balance)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/3/14 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Pittsburgh 7/3/15
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/4/15
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/22/15 (optional assignment)
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/3/15, released 8/4/15
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 8/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 8/1/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$5.24M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/16/13 (avoided arbitration, $5.55M-$4.905M)
    • refused outright assignment, elected free agency 10/28/13
  • 1 year/$2.705M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/23/12 (avoided arbitration, $3.1M-$2.35M)
  • 1 year/$0.4688M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4237M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/24/09
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/31/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by White Sox 7/21/08
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2005 (8-245) (Michigan)
  • $78,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 8.163

Lourdes Gurriel inf
7 years/$22M (2017-23)

  • 7 years/$22M (2017-23)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent from Cuba 11/13/16
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 17:$0.6M, 18:$1M, 19:$1.5M, 20:$2.5M, 21:$3.5M, 22:$4.5M, 23:$5.4M
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for Rookie of the Year
  • agent: Magnus Sports (previously Wasserman Media Group)
  • ML service: 0.119

David Phelps rhp
1 year/$2.5M (2019), plus 2020 option

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/11/19
    • 19:$2.5M, 20:$1M club option
    • 2020 option increases to $3M if Phelps pitches in 30-39 games in 2019, $5M with 40-49 games, $7M with 50 or more games, or $8M with 50 games or more and 40 or more games finished
    • performance bonuses:

      • based on games:$0.25M each for 25, 30, 35 games. $0.35M each for 40, 45, 50, 55, 70 games.
      • based on games finished: $0.125M each for 25, 30 GF. $0.25M each for 35, 40 GF
  • 1 year/$5.55M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.6M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Miami 2/8/17 ($4.6M-$4.325M)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Miami 7/20/17
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2015)
    • lost in arbitration with Miami 2/13/15 ($1.875M-$1.4M)
  • 1 year/$541,425 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • acquired by Miami in trade from NY Yankees 12/19/14
  • 1 year/$512,425 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2008 (14-440) (Notre Dame)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 6.156

Devon Travis 2b
1 year/$1.95M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.95M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5452M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5112M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/5/15
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Detroit 11/12/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2012 (13-424) (Florida State)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.163

Brandon Drury 3b
1 year/$1.3M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.3M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.6219M (2018)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 2/20/18
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Yankees 7/26/18 with $220,674 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$0.5539M (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5089M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Atlanta 1/24/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (13-404) (Grants Pass HS, Ore.)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group (previously CAA Sports)
  • ML service: 2.165

Ryan Tepera rhp
1 year/$1.525M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.525M (2019)
    • lost arbitration case with Toronto 2/8/19 ($1.8M-$1.525M)
  • 1 year/$0.5747M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5427M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5122M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (19-580) (Sam Houston State)
  • ML service: 3.008

Joe Biagini rhp
1 year/$0.9M (2019)

  • 1 year/$0.9M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.543M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • selected by Toronto from San Francisco in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • signed by Toronto 3/16
  • drafted by San Francisco 2011 (26-807) (UC Davis)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.134

Luke Maile c
1 year/$0.5584M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5584M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 4/6/17 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 4/2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/1/15
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2012 (8-272) (Kentucky)
  • $0.1332M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.099

Anthony Alford of
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Texas 3/17
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (3-112) (Petal HS, Miss.)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 0.113

Teoscar Hernandez of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/31/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/12/16
  • signed by Houston 2/17/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.102

Tim Mayza lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/14/17
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (12-355) (Millersville, Pa.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.156

Ryan Borucki lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (15-475) (Mundelein HS, Ill.)
  • $0.426M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.088

Jonathan Davis cf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/4/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (15-445) (Central Arkansas)
  • ML service: 0.027

Yennsy Diaz rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
  • signed by Toronto 7/3/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Sam Gaviglio rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 3/21/18 after being DFA by Kansas City 3/18/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/10/17
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from Seattle 9/1/17
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from St. Louis 11/20/14
  • drafted by St. Louis 2011 (5-170) (Oregon State)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.067

Dan Jansen c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (16-475) (Appleton West HS, Wisc.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.050

Elvis Luciano rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • selected by Toronto from Kansas City in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Arizona 6/6/18
  • signed by Arizona 10/1/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Reese McGuire c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Pittsburgh 8/1/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2013 (1-14) (Kentwood HS, Covington, Wash.)
  • signed 6/18/13, $2.369M signing bonus ($2.5698M slot)
  • agent: Sosnick, Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 0.025

Billy McKinney of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/17
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Yankees 7/26/18
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/25/16
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 7/4/14
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (1-24) (Plano West HS, Texas)
  • signed by Oakland 6/11/13, $1.8M signing bonus ($1.8935M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.101

Julian Merryweather rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Cleveland 10/5/18
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (5-158) (Oklahoma Baptist)
  • $20,000 signing bonus ($0.2996M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Patrick Murphy rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (3-83) (Hamilton HS, Chandler, Ariz.)
  • $0.5M signing bonus ($0.6508M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Tom Pannone lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Cleveland 7/31/17
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (9-261) (JC of Southern Nevada)
  • $0.12M signing bonus ($0.1478M slot)
  • ML service: 0.049

David Paulino rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Toronto 7/30/18
  • 1 year/$0.5361M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Detroit 9/13/13
  • signed by Detroit 9/28/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.875M signing bonus ($0.8441M slot)
  • ML service: 0.144

Hector Perez rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/30/18
  • signed by Houston 7/7/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Dalton Pompey cf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.539M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/2/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (16-486) (Fraser SS, Mississauga, Ontario)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 1.151

Sean Reid-Foley rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/13/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (2-49) (Sandalwood HS, Jacksonville, Fla.)
  • $1.1288M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 0.038

Rowdy Tellez 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (30-895) (Elk Grove HS, Calif.)
  • $0.85M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.027

Trent Thornton rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 11/17/18
  • drafted by Houston 2015 (5-139) (North Carolina)
  • $0.325M signing bonus ($0.3915M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Richard Urena ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • signed by Toronto 7/3/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.094

Jacob Waguespack rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
  • 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: 0.000

Minor-league contracts

Jason Adam rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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
  • 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.)
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.096

John Axford rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/14/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.65M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.7M in performance bonuses based on games
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Toronto 2/8/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Toronto 3/29/18
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Toronto 7/31/18 with $491,935 remaining on contract
  • 2 years/$10M (2016-17)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/11/15
    • 16:$4.5M, 17:$5.5M
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
    • 2017 salary increases by half of amount of bonuses earned in 2016
    • DFA by Oakland 7/27/17, released 8/16/17
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 2/3/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2.6M in majors
    • performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Colorado 3/1/15
    • placed on restricted list 4/19/15 (son’s illness)
    • DFA by Colorado 11/20/15 (elected free agency 11/25/15)
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/16/13
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M for 38 games finished. $0.3M each for 43, 48, 53, 58, 63 GF
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Cleveland 8/14/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 10/25/14
  • 1 year/$5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Milwaukee 8/30/13
    • non-tendered by St. Louis 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2012)
    • renewed by Milwaukee 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/23/10
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • signed by NY Yankees 2007 as an amateur free agent
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2005 (42-1,259) (Notre Dame) (did not sign)
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 8.118

Danny Barnes rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • DFA by Toronto 1/29/19, sent outright to Triple-A 2/5/19
  • 1 year/$0.5616M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/2/16
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (35-1,056) (Princeton)
  • ML service: 2.015

Bo Bichette ss
2019

  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (2-66) (Lakewood HS, St. Petersburg)
  • $1.1M signing bonus ($0.9786M slot)
  • ML service:

Cavan Biggio 2b
2019

  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (5-162) (Notre Dame)
  • $0.3M signing bonus ($0.3281M slot)
  • ML service:

Jordan Groshans ss
2019

  • drafted by Toronto 2018 (1-12) (Magnolia HS, Texas)
  • $3.4M signing bonus ($4.2009M slot)
  • ML service:

Javy Guerra rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/26/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 7/9/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A 10/12/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/16/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/8/17
    • DFA by Miami 8/22/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/23/17
    • contract selected by Miami 9/1/1
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/10/17
  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 11/20/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 2/10/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/6/13
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/13/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/16/16
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/1/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/7/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/9/16
  • 1 year/$0.9375M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/6/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 3/26/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 3/16/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/28/14
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/20/14
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.488M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/20/09
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2004 (4-118) (Ryan HS, Denton, Texas)
  • $0.275M signing bonus
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 3.148

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 3b
2019

  • signed by Toronto 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.9M signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports (previously Beverly Hills Sports Council)
  • ML service:

Miguel Hiraldo ss
2019

  • signed by Toronto 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Mark Leiter rhp
2019

  • 1 year/$0.5495M (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
    • claimed off waivers by Toronto 9/1/18 after being DFA by Philadelphia 8/28/18
    • DFA by Toronto 11/26/18, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/18/17
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2013 (22-661) (New Jersey Tech)
  • ML service: 1.082

Bud Norris rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/28/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $3M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3M (2018)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 2/14/18
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 5, 10, 15, 20 starts. $0.2M each for 40, 50, 60 relief appearances
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/30/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.75M in majors)
    • performance bonuses
    • contract selected by LA Angels 4/2/17
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/25/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 6/30/16 (Braves to pay $1M to Dodgers on 10/15/16 as part of the deal)
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 9/20/16, released 9/28/16
  • 1 year/$8.8M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/27/15 (avoided arbitration, $10.25M-$7.5M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 for 180 innings pitched. $50,000 for 200 innings pitched
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove
    • DFA by Baltimore 7/31/15, released 8/8/15
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 8/11/15 (Padres pay pro-rated share of minimum salary, with Orioles responsible for the balance of $8.8M 2015 salary)
  • 1 year/$5.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Houston 7/31/13
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/16/12
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/16/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • renewed by Houston 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Houston 7/29/09
  • drafted by Houston 2006 (6-189) (Cal Poly)
  • $0.14M signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group (previously Wasserman Media Group)
  • ML service: 9.068

Eric Pardinho rhp
2019

  • signed by Toronto 7/6/17 as an amateur free agent from Brazil
  • $1.4M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Nate Pearson rhp
2019

  • drafted by Toronto 2017 (1-28) (Central Florida)
  • $2.4529M signing bonus ($2.3029M slot)
  • ML service:

Max Pentecost c
2019

  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (1-11) (Kennesaw State, Ga.)
  • $2.8883M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service:

Justin Shafer rhp
2019

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/19/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/2/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (8-234) (Florida)
  • $0.125M signing bonus ($0.1599M slot)
  • ML service: 0.034

Kevin Smith ss
2019

  • drafted by Toronto 2017 (4-129) (Maryland)
  • $0.4051M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Eric Sogard 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/21/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 10/26/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 30, 50, 70, 90 games. $50,000 for 120 games
    • DFA by Milwaukee 7/5/18, released 7/10/18
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/27/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/15/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/12/17
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 350, 400 plate appearances
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/6/16
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/23/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.425M-$0.9M)
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/14/10
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 1/16/10
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (2-81) (Arizona State)
  • signed 6/27/07, $0.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 6.139

Logan Warmoth ss
2019

  • drafted by Toronto 2017 (1-22) (North Carolina)
  • $2.8202M signing bonus ($2.7952M slot)
  • ML service:

T.J. Zeuch rhp
2019

  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (1-21) (Pittsburgh)
  • $2.175M signing bonus ($2.2851M slot)
  • ML service: