Toronto Blue Jays

Service time in years & days (through 2021 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 $1.675 billion in April, 2021.

BLUE JAYS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2021 $135,223,171 (13) $152,261,601 (12) $166,054,167 (14)
2020 $ 51,538,089 (20) $  54,610,530 (18) $133,461,289 (19)
2019 $114,546,171 (21) $120,288,261 (20) $130,552,357 (21)
2018 $162,037,223 ( 8) $157,226,219 (11) $167,138,865 (11)
2017 $163,381,937 (11) $165,179,831 (11) $166,152,534 (14)
2016 $136,782,027 (13) $153,365,369 (11) $164,312,432 (14)
2015 $125,915,800 (10) $135,728,804 (10) $141,304,346 (16)
2014 $137,177,700 ( 9) $135,435,701 (10) $137,190,349 (13)
2013 $119,277,800 ( 8) $125,879,791 ( 9) $141,818,797 ( 9)
2012 $ 83,739,200 (21) $ 92,133,335 (17) $103,726,534 (20)
2011 $ 70,567,800 (22) $ 75,851,382 (21)
2010 $ 78,689,357 (20) $ 86,803,549 (18)
2009 $ 80,538,300 (16) $ 84,130,513 (17)
2008 $ 97,973,900 (10) $ 98,343,520 (13)
2007 $ 81,942,800 (16) $ 95,069,351 (15)
2006 $ 71,915,000 (16) $ 72,439,018 (18)
2005 $ 45,719,500 (25) $ 45,698,000 (24)
2004 $ 50,071,000 (22) $ 50,651,626 (22)
2003 $ 51,269,000 (23) $ 61,175,638 (22)
2002 $ 76,864,333 (11) $ 66,814,971 (13)
2001 $ 76,896,000 (10) $ 74,274,440 (12)
2000 $ 46,363,332 (21) $ 54,518,816 (16)
  • 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.

Mark Shapiro President & CEO
5 years (2021-25)

  • Toronto, 2016 -
    • hired by Toronto as President & CEO, effective after 2015 season
    • signed 5-year extension with Toronto as President & CEO 1/13/21
  • 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
5 years (2022-26)

  • 5 years (2022-26)

    • signed extension with Toronto 4/7/21
  • 2020 -
    • signed extension with Toronto through at least 2020 6/19
  • 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, Player Personnel Tony LaCava (served as interim GM from 10/29/15 to 12/3/15)
  • VP, International Scouting Andrew Tinnish
  • Assistant General Manager Joe Sheehan
  • 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
    • Toronto exercised 2022 option 3/16/21
  • 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

George Springer rf
6 years/$150M (2021-26)

  • 6 years/$150M (2021-26)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/20/21
    • $10M signing bonus, due within 30 days of signing
    • 21:$22M, 22:$28M, 23:$22.5M, 24:$22.5M, 25:$22.5M, 26:$22.5M
    • award bonuses: $150,000 for MVP ($125,000 for second place in vote. $100,000 for third. $75,000 for fourth. $50,000 for fifth). $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All Star, WS MVP. $25,000 for LCS MVP
    • no-trade protection: may block deals to eight clubs
    • perks: hotel suite on road trips
  • 1 year/$21M (2020)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/16/20 (avoided arbitration, $22.5M-$17.5M)
    • award bonuses: $200,000 for MVP ($175,000 for second in vote, $150,000 for third, $125,000 for fourth, $100,000 for fifth). $100,000 for World Series MVP. $75,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP.
    • Houston made $18.9M qualifying offer 11/2/20
  • 2 years/$24M (2018-19)
    • signed extension with Houston 2/5/18 (avoided arbitration, $10.5M-$8.5M)
    • 18:$12M, 19:$12M
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$522,400 (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$512,900 (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/16/14
  • drafted by Houston 2011 (1-11) (Connecticut)
  • $2.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 7.166

Kevin Gausman rhp
5 years/$110M (2022-26)

  • 5 years/$110M (2022-26)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/30/21
    • 22:$21M, 23:$21M, 24:$24M, 25:$23M, 26:$23M
  • 1 year/$18.9M (2021)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/11/20 (accepted Qualifying Offer)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/10/19
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • San Francisco made $18.9M qualifying offer 11/1/20
  • 1 year/$9.35M (2019)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Atlanta 8/5/19
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/13/18 (avoided arbitration, $6.225M-$5.3M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 25, 30, 33 starts
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, All-Star
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Baltimore 7/31/18 with $1,836,559 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$3.45M (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/5/17 (avoided arbitration, $3.55M-$3.15M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 30, 33 starts
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$532,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • 1 year/$522,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$502,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/23/13
  • drafted by Baltimore 2012 (1-4) (LSU)
  • $4.32M signing bonus ($4.2M slot)
  • agent: Tidal Sports
  • ML service: 7.151

Hyun-Jin Ryu lhp
4 years/$80M (2020-23)

  • 4 years/$80M (2020-23)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/27/19
    • 20-23: $20M annually
    • limited no-trade protection: may block deals to 8 clubs annually
  • 1 year/$17.9M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 11/14/18 (accepted qualifying offer)
  • 6 years/$36M (2013-18)
    • signed by LA Dodgers 12/9/12
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 13:$2.5M, 14:$3.5M, 15:$4M, 16:$7M, 17:$7M, 18:$7M
    • with 750 IP in 2013-17, Ryu may opt out after 2017 season
    • performance bonuses: $250,000 each 170, 180, 190, 200 innings
    • base salaries may increase based on finish in Cy Young vote
    • may not be sent to minors without his consent
    • LA Dodgers made $17.9M qualifying offer 11/2/18
  • LA Dodgers paid $25.7M posting fee for right to negotiate with Ryu 11/10/12
  • 2006-12: Hanwha Eagles of South Korea
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 9.000

José Berríos rhp
7 years/$131M (2022-28)

  • 7 years/$131M (2022-28)
    • signed extension with Toronto 11/18/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • $5M signing bonus (paid $2.5M each 1/31/22 and 4/30/22)
    • 22:$10M, 23:$15M, 24:$17M, 25:$18M, 26:$18M, 27:$24M, 28:$24M
    • Berrios may opt out of contract after 2026 season
    • 2027-28 salaries may increase up to $5M each season:
      • $1M each for 300, 350 combined innings pitched in 2025-26
      • $500,000 each for 375, 400 combined IP in 2025-26
      • $2M each for Cy Young award in 2025 or 2026
      • $1.5M each for second-fifth place in 2025 or ’26 Cy Young vote
      • $750,000 each for sixth-10th place in 2025 or ’26 Cy Young vote
    • limited no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$6.1M (2021)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • $500,000 signing bonus, 21:$5.6M
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Minnesota 7/30/21 with $2,131,720 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$4.025M (2020)
    • lost arbitration with Minnesota 2/6/20 ($4.4M-$4.025M)
  • 1 year/$620,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/26/16
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (1s-32) (Papa Juan XXIII HS, Bayamon, P.R.)
  • $1.55M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 5.044

Randal Grichuk cf
5 years/$52M (2019-23)

  • 5 years/$52M (2019-23)
    • signed extension with Toronto 4/2/19
    • $5M signing bonus, paid in $1M installments on 7/1/19, 10/1/19, 4/1/20, 7/1/20 and 4/1/21
    • 19:$7M, 20:$12M, 21-23:$9,333,333 annually
    • 2023 salary increases by $1M with 1,200 plate appearances in 2021-22 combined, $1.5M with 1,250 PA in 2021-22 or $2M with 1,300 PA in 2021-22
    • replaced 1 year/$5M deal signed 1/11/19, avoiding 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/$557,200 (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$520,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (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
  • ML service: 7.033

Teoscar Hernández of
2022

  • 1 year/$4.325M (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$602,200 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year/$578,600 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 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
  • agent: Republik Sports
  • ML service: 4.097

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 3b
2022

  • 1 year/$605,400 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year/$579,300 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/26/19
  • signed by Toronto 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.9M signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 2.157

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:$600,000, 18:$1M, 19:$1.5M, 20:$2.5M, 21:$3.5M, 22:$4.5M, 23:$5.4M
    • Gurriel will become a XX(B) free agent upon expiration of contract after 2023 season
    • award bonuses, including $100,000 for Rookie of the Year
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 3.094

Yimi Garcia rhp
2 years/$11M (2022-23), plus 2024 option

  • 2 years/$11M (2022-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/28/21
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 22:$4M, 23:$5M, 24:$5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2024 option is guaranteed at $6M with:
      • 60 innings or 60 games pitched in 2023, or
      • 110 innings or 110 games pitched in 2022-23 combined
    • may earn additional $1M annually in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2021)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Miami 7/28/21 with $684,409 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/20/19
    • performance bonus: $50,000 each for 40, 50, 60, 70 games pitched
  • 1 year/$710,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$630,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 12/1/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
  • 1 year/$517,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/13
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
  • signed by LA Dodgers 1/29/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Ballplayers Agency
  • ML service: 6.149

Ross Stripling rhp
2022

  • 1 year/$3M (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from LA Dodgers 8/31/20
  • 1 year/$595,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18
  • 1 year/$540,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/15
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (5-176) (Texas A&M)
  • $130,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 5.115

Cavan Biggio 2b
2022

  • 1 year/$604,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year/$576,600 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/24/19
  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (5-162) (Notre Dame)
  • $300,000 signing bonus ($328,100 slot)
  • ML service: 2.129

Adam Cimber rhp
2022

  • 1 year/$925,000 (2021)
    • acquired by Miami in trade 11/30/20 after being DFA by Cleveland 11/25/20
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Miami 6/29/21 with $482,393 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$581,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/20
  • 1 year/$563,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • contract selected by San Diego 3/29/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/19/18
  • drafted by San Diego 2013 (9-268) (San Francisco)
  • ML service: 3.156

Dan Jansen c
2022

  • 1 year/$601,800 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year/$580,900 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year/$558,700 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 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.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 3.050

Tim Mayza lhp
2022

  • 1 year/$600,000 (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 3/29/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$568,300 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/20/19
  • 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.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.156

Trevor Richards rhp
2022

  • 1 year/$580,900 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Tampa Bay 5/21/21
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Milwaukee 7/6/21
  • 1 year/$578,400 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Miami 7/31/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 4/2/18
  • signed by Miami 2016 as an amateur free agent from Gateway of independent Frontier League (Drury University)
  • agent: Apex
  • ML service: 3.084

Ryan Borucki lhp
2022

  • 1 year/$595,200 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year/$573,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year/$565,200 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 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.)
  • $426,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 3.060

Trent Thornton rhp
1 year/$592,900 (2021)

  • 1 year/$592,900 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year/$581,900 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 11/17/18
  • drafted by Houston 2015 (5-139) (North Carolina)
  • $325,000 signing bonus ($391,500 slot)
  • ML service: 2.130

Bo Bichette ss
1 year/$587,800 (2021)

  • 1 year/$587,800 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/29/19
  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (2-66) (Lakewood HS, St. Petersburg)
  • $1.1M signing bonus ($978,600 slot)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 2.063

Thomas Hatch rhp
1 year/$584,800 (2021)

  • 1 year/$584,800 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/30/19
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2016 (3-104) (Oklahoma State)
  • $573,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.123

Jordan Romano rhp
1 year/$584,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$584,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year/$567,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • selected by Chicago White Sox from Toronto in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/13/18
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
    • returned by Texas to Toronto 3/24/19
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/12/19
  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (10-294) (Oral Roberts)
  • $25,000 signing bonus ($139,400 slot)
  • agent: Ballplayers Agency
  • ML service: 2.051

Reese McGuire c
1 year/$583,100 (2021)

  • 1 year/$583,100 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
    • DFA by Toronto 4/1/21, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 4/5/21
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/5/21
  • 1 year/$569,400 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 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: Apex
  • ML service: 2.027

Julian Merryweather rhp
1 year/$578,400 (2021)

  • 1 year/$578,400 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 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 ($299,600 slot)
  • ML service: 1.114

Nate Pearson rhp
1 year/$577,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$577,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/29/20
  • drafted by Toronto 2017 (1-28) (Central Florida)
  • $2.4529M signing bonus ($2.3029M slot)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 1.061

Alejandro Kirk c
1 year/$573,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$578,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/11/20
  • signed by Toronto 9/24/16 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 1.047

Anthony Castro rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • DFA by Toronto 1/21/21, sent outright to Triple-A 1/27/21
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/14/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/20
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Detroit 12/7/20
  • signed by Detroit 7/18/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $180,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.015

Santiago Espinal 2b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Boston 7/28/18
  • drafted by Boston 2016 (10-298) (Miami-Dade JC)
  • $50,000 signing bonus ($157,200 slot)
  • ML service: 1.149

Anthony Kay lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • 1 year/$565,600 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/7/19
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Mets 7/28/19
  • drafted by NY Mets 2016 (1-31) (Connecticut)
  • $1.1M signing bonus ($1.9721M slot)
  • ML service: 1.091

Hagen Danner c
2022

  • 2022
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/19/21
  • drafted by Toronto 2017 (2-61) (Huntington Beach HS, Calif.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1,043,200 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Bowden Francis rhp
2022

  • 2022
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/19/21
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Milwaukee 7/6/21
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2017 (7-204) (Chipola JC, Florida)
  • $235,000 signing bonus ($206,800 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Leo Jimenez ss
2022

  • 2022
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/19/21
  • signed by Toronto 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • ML service: 0.000

Zach Logue lhp
2022

  • 2022
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/19/21
  • drafted by Toronto 2017 (9-279) (Kentucky)
  • $125,000 signing bonus ($139,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Otto Lopez 2b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • signed by Toronto 7/4/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $60,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.005

Alek Manoah rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/27/21
  • drafted by Toronto 2019 (1-11) (West Virginia)
  • $4,547,500 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.130

Gabriel Moreno c
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • signed by Toronto 8/3/16 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Josh Palacios cf
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (4-132) (Auburn)
  • $438,100 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.024

Tayler Saucedo lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/12/21
  • drafted by Toronto 2015 (21-632) (Tennessee Wesleyan)
  • ML service: 0.095

Kevin Smith ss
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/18/21
  • drafted by Toronto 2017 (4-129) (Maryland)
  • $405,100 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.027

Kirby Snead lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/26/21
  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (10-312) (Florida)
  • $125,000 signing bonus ($156,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.028

 

Minor-league contracts

Nick Allgeyer lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/15/21
    • DFA by Toronto 7/18/21, sent outright to Triple-A 7/27/21
  • drafted by Toronto 2018 (12-356) (Iowa)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2020)

Shaun Anderson rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from San Francisco 2/4/21
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/21
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Minnesota 6/18/21
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Texas 7/3/21
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 8/7/21 after being DFA by Baltimore 8/4/21
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from San Diego 11/19/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/30/21
  • 1 year/$569,750 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 5/15/19
  • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Boston 7/26/17
  • drafted by Boston 2016 (3-88) (Florida)
  • $700,000 signing bonus ($697,300 slot)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 1.169

Jeremy Beasley rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/21
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 4/22/21 after being DFA by Arizona 4/17/21
    • DFA by Toronto 6/30/21, sent outright to Triple-A 7/4/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Arizona 8/10/20
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from LA Angels 1/14/20
  • drafted by LA Angels 2017 (30-895) (Clemson)
  • ML service: 0.136 (through 2020)

Jose De Leon rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/29/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$573,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
    • DFA by Cincinnati 7/19/21, released 7/23/21
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 8/7/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 1 year/$558,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Tampa Bay 11/20/19
  • 1 year/$545,600 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 1/2/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/4/16
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2013 (24-724) (Southern University)
  • $914,600 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.095

Rafael Dolis rhp
1 year/$1M (2020), plus 2021 club option

  • 1 year/$1M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/20
    • 20:$1M, 21:$1.5M club option
    • performance bonuses
    • Toronto exercised 2021 option 10/30/20
    • DFA by Toronto 8/18/21, sent outright to Triple-A 8/20/21
  • 2017-19
    • Hanshin of Japan
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/8/15 (minor-league contract)
    • signed by Hanshin of Japan 1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/9/13
  • 1 year/$480,500 (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/09
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 2004 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Moye Sports
  • ML service: 2.101 (through 2020)

Jordan Groshans ss
2021

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

Miguel Hiraldo ss
2021

  • signed by Toronto 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $750,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Gunnar Hoglund rhp
2021

  • drafted by Toronto 2021 (1-19) (Mississippi)
  • $3,247,500 signing bonus ($3,359,000 slot)
  • ML service:

Jared Hoying of
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 5/30/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/17/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 6/22/21
  • 2020
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2019)
    • re-signed by Hanwha Eagles of Japan 11/18
  • 2018
    • signed by Hanwha Eagles of Japan 12/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/13/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/16/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/10/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/23/16
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/2/16
  • drafted by Texas 2010 (10-316) (Toledo)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.133 (through 2020)

Adam Kloffenstein rhp
2021

  • drafted by Toronto 2018 (3-88) (Magnolia HS, Texas)
  • $2.45M signing bonus ($652,900 slot)
  • ML service:

Orelvis Martinez ss
2021

  • signed by Toronto 7/2/18 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.51M signing bonus
  • ML service:

David Phelps rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/29/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2021)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/11/21
    • may earn additional $750,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/29/20
    • 20:$1.25M, 21:$4.5M club option ($250,000 buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $175,000 for 35 games pitched. $200,000 for 40 games. $225,000 for 45 games. $250,000 for 50 games. $300,000 for 55 games. $350,000 for 60 games. $400,000 for 65 games.
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Milwaukee 8/31/20
    • Philadelphia declined 2021 option 10/30/20
  • 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: $250,000 each for 25, 30, 35 games. $350,000 each for 40, 45, 50, 55, 70 games.
      • based on games finished: $125,000 each for 25, 30 GF. $250,000 each for 35, 40 GF
      • 2020 bonuses may increase with increase in 2020 base salary
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Toronto 7/30/19 with $819,892 remaining on contract (Cubs responsible for remaining $819,892, plus up to $430,108 of any earned performance bonuses)
    • Chicago Cubs declined 2020 option 11/4/19
  • 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/$480,000 (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)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 9.156

Mallex Smith of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/29/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/20 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Mets 5/28/21
    • Cincinnati as a free agent 6/22/21 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Cincinnati 8/14/21
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 9/11/20 (elected free agency 10/15/20)
  • 1 year/$578,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 1 year/$553,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/8/18
  • 1 year/$539,800 (2017)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Atlanta 1/11/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 1/11/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2012 (5-165) (Santa Fe JC, Fla.)
  • $375,000 signing bonus ($254,500 slot)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 4.028

Richard Urena ss
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/18/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 2020
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 1/10/20 after being DFA by Toronto 12/31/19
    • DFA by Baltimore 2/19/20, sent outright to Triple-A 2/23/20
  • 1 year/$562,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
    • DFA by Toronto 12/30/19
  • 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: 0.156 (through 2020)

Jacob Waguespack rhp
2021

  • 2021
    • DFA by Toronto 3/6/21, sent outright to Triple-A 3/10/21
  • 1 year/$573,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 7/31/18
  • signed by Philadelphia 6/19/15 as an amateur free agent (Mississippi)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.091 (through 2020)

Logan Warmoth ss
2021

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