Toronto Blue Jays

Service time in years & days (through 2019 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 $1.5 billion in April, 2019.
BLUE JAYS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2019 $114,546,171 $ 00,000,000 (00)
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
2020 -

  • 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 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

 

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 Sports
  • ML service: 5.033

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/$550,100 (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year/$528,200 (2016)
    • signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$519,000 (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.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Rowley Sports
  • ML service: 5.113

Chase Anderson rhp
2 years/$11.75M (2018-19), plus 2020, 2021 options

  • 2 years/$11.75M (2018-19, plus 2020, 2021 options
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 10/26/17
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 18:$4.25M, 19:$6M, 20:$8.5M club option, $0.5M buyout. 21:$9.5M club option, $0.5M buyout
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 for 162 innings pitched. $150,000 for 180 IP. $200,000 for 200 IP
    • 2021 option may increase by $1M to $10.5M if Anderson 1) has 500 IP in 2018-20, 2) has 150 IP in 2020, 3) is not on the disabled list at end of 2020 season, and 4) passes team physical
    • one-time assignment bonus: $350,000 if traded
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Milwaukee 11/4/19
    • Toronto exercised 2020 option 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2017)
    • lost arbitration with Milwaukee 2/14/17 ($2.85M-$2.45M)
  • 1 year/$520,200 (2016)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Arizona 1/30/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/19/12
    • signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (9-276) (Oklahoma)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Hub Sports Management
  • ML service: 5.146

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/$530,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
  • 1 year/$517,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • 1 year/$500,500 (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: 5.166

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
    • award bonuses, including $100,000 for Rookie of the Year
  • agent: Magnus Sports (previously Wasserman Media Group)
  • ML service: 1.094

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

  • 1 year/$1.3M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$621,900 (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/$553,900 (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • 1 year/$508,900 (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: 3.165

Anthony Bass rhp
1 year/$950,000 (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/31/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 5/20/19 (exercised opt-out)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 5/21/19 (split contract paying $950,000 in majors, $175,000 in minors)
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Seattle 10/29/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/22/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/11/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/10/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/20/17
    • DFA by Texas 8/31/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • released by Seattle 1/7/16
    • signed by Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan
  • 1 year/$725,000 (2015)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/5/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Texas 11/16/15
  • 1 year/$505,200 (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/20/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$503,600 (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • acquired by Houston in trade from San Diego 12/11/13
  • 1 year/$485,300 (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract selected by San Diego 6/13/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (5-165) (Wayne State)
  • $166,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 5.010

Sam Gaviglio rhp
1 year/$579,500 (2019)

  • 1 year/$579,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 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)
  • $175,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.067

Luke Maile c
1 year /$579,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$579,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 1 year/$558,400 (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)
  • $133,200 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 3.099

Teoscar Hernandez of
1 year/$578,600 (2019)

  • 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
  • ML service: 2.097

Breyvic Valera 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade 1/5/19 after being DFA by Baltimore 1/4/19
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/19
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from San Francisco 5/12/19
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 9/20/19 after being FA by NY Yankees 9/17/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 4/1/18 after being DFA by St. Louis 3/28/18
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 7/18/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/7/16
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • signed by St. Louis 5/16/10 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.121

Tim Mayza lhp
1 year/$568,300 (2019)

  • 1 year/$568,300 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 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: 1.156

Ryan Borucki lhp
1 year/$565,200 (2019)

  • 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
  • ML service: 1.088

Richard Urena ss
1 year/$562,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$562,000 (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
  • signed by Toronto 7/3/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.156

Wilmer Font rhp
1 year/$560,400 (2019)

  • 1 year/$560,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Tampa Bay 5/6/19
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 7/16/19 after being DFA by NY Mets 7/12/19
  • 1 year/$550,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 4/25/18 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 4/23/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 5/25/18 after being DFA by Oakland 5/23/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 7/6/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/30/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 3/29/15
    • signed by Ottawa of independent Can-Am League 5/15
  • 1 year/$501,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/14
    • DFA by Texas 10/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$491,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$414,000 (2011)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Texas 2/22/11
  • signed by Texas 2006 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 2.085

Tom Pannone lhp
1 year/$560,100 (2019)

  • 1 year/$560,100 (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 Cleveland 7/31/17
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (9-261) (JC of Southern Nevada)
  • $120,000 signing bonus ($147,800 slot)
  • ML service: 1.002

Billy McKinney of
1 year/$559,400 (2019)

  • 1 year/$559,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 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: 1.065

Dan Jansen c
1 year/$558,700 (2019)

  • 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
  • ML service: 1.050

Rowdy Tellez 1b
1 year/$557,500 (2019)

  • 1 year/$555,000 (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 (30-895) (Elk Grove HS, Calif.)
  • $850,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.012

Jonathan Davis cf
1 year/$556,500 (2019)

  • 1 year/$556,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/4/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (15-445) (Central Arkansas)
  • ML service: 0.112

Elvis Luciano rhp
1 year/$555,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • selected by Toronto from Kansas City in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 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: 1.000

Trent Thornton rhp
1 year/$555,000 (2019)

  • 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: 1.000

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
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/1/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 5/4/18
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 11/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Diego 8/24/17
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 8/24/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 2015-16)
    • injured, did not play
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Kansas City 8/11/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (5-149) (Blue Valley Northwest HS, Kan.)
  • $800,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.147

Anthony Alford of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (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.)
  • $750,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 0.142

Bo Bichette ss
1 year (2019)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 0.063

Cavan Biggio 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 0.129

Yennsy Diaz rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • signed by Toronto 7/3/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.008

Derek Fisher lf
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/19
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/31/19
  • 1 year/$0.5544M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Houston 6/14/17
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (1s-37) (Virginia)
  • $1.5341M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.061

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 3b
1 year (2019)

  • 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 (previously Beverly Hills Sports Council)
  • ML service: 0.157

Anthony Kay lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 0.023

Derek Law rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • DFA by San Francisco 2/1/19, sent outright to Triple-A 2/10/19
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from San Francisco 4/2/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/18
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 11/20/14
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
  • drafted by San Francisco 2009 (9-297) (Miami-Dade JC)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.126

Reese McGuire c
1 year (2019)

  • 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: Sosnick, Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 0.090

Julian Merryweather rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 0.000

Patrick Murphy rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (3-83) (Hamilton HS, Chandler, Ariz.)
  • $0.5M signing bonus ($0.6508M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Hector Perez rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 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

Sean Reid-Foley rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 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: 0.086

Jordan Romano rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 0.051

Justin Shafer rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/28/19
  • 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)
  • $125,000 signing bonus ($159,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.131

Jacob Waguespack rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 0.116

T.J. Zeuch rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/3/19
  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (1-21) (Pittsburgh)
  • $2.175M signing bonus ($2.2851M slot)
  • ML service: 0.027

Minor-league contracts

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
    • released by Toronto 3/23/19
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/25/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 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: $250,000 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/$525,000 (2012)
    • renewed by Milwaukee 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$442,500 (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 (through 2018)

Danny Barnes rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • DFA by Toronto 1/29/19, sent outright to Triple-A 2/5/19
  • 1 year/$561,600 (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 (through 2018)

Travis Bergen lhp
1 year/$555,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • selected by San Francisco from Toronto in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/19
    • returned to Toronto 8/21/19 after being DFA by San Francisco 8/18/19
  • drafted by Toronto 2015 (7-212) (Kennesaw State)
  • $170,000 signing bonus ($193,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2018)

Socrates Brito of
1 year/$561,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$561,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/19
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 3/28/19 after being ent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 3/25/19
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 4/2/19 after being DFA by San Diego 3/30/19
    • DFA by Toronto 5/10/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/16/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/18
  • 1 year/$539,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • 1 year/$508,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • signed by Arizona 4/28/10 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: L. Warner Cos.
  • ML service: 1.074 (through 2018)

Ryan Dull rhp
1 year/$860,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$860,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 11/30/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers 8/5/19 after being DFA by Oakland 8/3/19
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 8/14/19 after being DFA by San Francisco 8/12/19
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 9/18/19 after being DFA by NY Yankees 9/15/19
    • DFA by Toronto 9/20/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/24/19
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/25/19
    • DFA by Toronto 10/29/19, sent outright to Triple-A 10/30/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year/$540,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/1/15
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (32-979) (UNC Asheville)
  • ML service: 3.022

Zack Godley rhp
1 year/$609,400 (2019)

  • 1 year/$609,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/19
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 8/8/19 after being DFA by Arizona 8/5/19
    • DFA by Toronto 9/3/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/6/19
  • 1 year/$579,200 (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Arizona 7/23/15
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/9/14
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2013 (10-288) (Tennessee)
  • $35,000 signing bonus ($139,000 slot)
  • agent: Sports Pro Services
  • ML service: 2.112

Jordan Groshans ss
2019

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

Alen Hanson 2b-of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/19
    • DFA by San Francisco 3/8/19
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from San Francisco 4/2/19
    • DFA by Toronto 5/3/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/7/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/22/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/29/18
  • 1 year/$541,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 6/9/17 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 6/2/17
    • non-tendered by Chicago White Sox 12/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh11/20/13
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • signed by Pittsburgh 7/09 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 2.022 (through 2018)

Miguel Hiraldo ss
2019

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

Patrick Kivlehan of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Pittsburgh 5/10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/17/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 5/18
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/9/18 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from NY Mets 9/6/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 10/10/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 3/31/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/20/15
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Seattle 12/2/15 (player to be named later in 11/16/15 trade)
    • signed by Texas 2/27/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade 5/29/16 after being DFA by Texas 5/23/16
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 8/4/16 after being DFA by Seattle 8/1/16
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 9/28/16 after being DFA by San Diego 9/21/16
    • DFA by Cincinnati 10/5/16, sent outright to Triple-A 10/10/16
  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (4-131) (Rutgers)
  • $300,000 signing bonus ($353,300 slot)
  • ML service: 1.036 (through 2018)

Mark Leiter rhp
2019

  • 1 year/$549,500 (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 (through 2018)

Alek Manoah rhp
2019

  • drafted by Toronto 2019 (1-11) (West Virginia)
  • $4,547,500 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

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:

Dalton Pompey cf
1 year/$562,800 (2019)

  • 1 year/$562,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
    • DFA by Toronto 7/23/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/30/19
  • 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 (through 2018)

Neil Ramirez rhp
1 year/$1M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration0
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/18/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/23/19
    • released by Cleveland 8/2/19
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/6/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/11/19
    • DFA by Toronto 9/1/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/15/18
  • 1 year/$750,000 (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/21/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.75M in majors)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/2/17
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 5/4/17 after being DFA by San Francisco 4/30/17
    • DFA by Toronto 5/8/17 (refused assignment 5/14/17)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/16/17
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/20/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/22/17 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 7/27/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$524,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
    • claimed off waivers by Milwaukee 5/31/16 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/21/16
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 6/12/16 after being DFA by Milwaukee 6/9/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 7/21/16
  • 1 year/$514,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 8/23/13 (player to be named in 7/22/13 Matt Garza deal)
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/12
  • drafted by Texas 2007 (1s-44) (Kempsville HS, Va.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 4.001 (through 2018)

Ben Revere lf-rf
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/16/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 3/28/19
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/27/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/25/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may opt out of contract 3/22/18 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Cincinnati 3/25/18
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 3/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Angels 7/26/18
  • 1 year/$4M (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/23/16
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $0.125M each for 300, 325, 350 PA. $0.175M each for 375, 400 PA. $0.2M each for 425, 450 PA. $0.225M each for 475, 500, 525, 575 PA.
  • 1 year/$6.25M (2016)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Toronto 1/8/16 (Nationals to pay Blue Jays cash to make up difference in 2016 salaries between Revere and Drew Storen, or $2.125M)
    • signed by Washington 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 450, 500 plate appearances
    • non-tendered by Washington 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 7/31/15 with Phillies paying all $1,456,284 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/26/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.425M-$1.4M)
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2013)
    • signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year/$492,500 (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Minnesota 12/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/5/10
  • drafted by Minnesota 2007 (1-28) (Lexington Catholic HS, KY)
  • signed 6/12/07, $750,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 6.149 (through 2018)

Kevin Smith ss
2019

  • drafted by Toronto 2017 (4-129) (Maryland)
  • $405,100 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Brock Stewart rhp
1 year/$565,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$565,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/19
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from LA Dodgers 7/31/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 10/30/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18
  • 1 year/$537,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 6/29/16
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2014 (6-189) (Illinois State)
  • $190,000 signing bonus ($222,200 slot)
  • ML service: 1.105

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

  • 1 year/$1.95M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$545,200 (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$511,200 (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)
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.163

Logan Warmoth ss
2019

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

Simeon Woods-Richardson rhp
2019

  • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Mets 7/28/19
  • drafted by NY Mets 2018 (2-48) (Kempner HS, Sugar Land, Texas)
  • $1.85M signing bonus ($1.4851M slot)
  • ML service: