Oakland Athletics

Service time in years & days (through 2018 season).

John Fisher Managing Partner
2016 -

  • John Fisher, 2005 -
    • a group led by developer Lewis Wolff bought the A’s for $180M in April, 2005. Wolff, who had a 10 percent share and had served as the group’s managing general partner, sold most of his stake to the rest of the group in 2016. The group includes managing partner and board member John Fisher, son of Gap founder Donald Fisher, who holds the majority stake.
  • Steve Schott and Ken Hofmann, 1995-2005
    • Schott and Hofmann purchased the club from Walter Haas for $85M (or $72M, plus $23M in deferred salaries) in 1995
  • Forbes magazine valued the team at $1.02 billion in April, 2018.
ATHLETICS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2019 $ $ ( )
2018 $ 65,985,833 $ 96,478,025 (28)
2017 $ 81,738,333 $ 90,044,120 (29)
2016 $ 86,806,234 $101,408,603 (27)
2015 $ 83,889,167 $ 84,191,119 (26)
2014 $ 82,320,900 $ 91,615,851 (23)
2013 $ 61,964,500 $ 71,075,550 (27)
2012 $ 52,873,000 $ 59,493,290 (30)
2011 $ 67,094,000 $ 70,476,206 (23)
2010 $ 58,304,900 $ 61,773,644 (26)
2009 $ 62,310,000 $ 61,688,124 (27)
2008 $ 47,967,126 $ 55,223,294 (27)
2007 $ 79,366,940 $ 78,482,125 (18)
2006 $ 62,242,079 $ 70,967,799 (19)
2005 $ 55,425,762 $ 58,425,354 (19)
2004 $ 59,425,667 $ 60,288,197 (18)
2003 $ 50,260,834 $ 56,596,691 (26)
2002 $ 40,004,167 $ 41,942,665 (25)
2001 $ 33,810,750 $ 39,722,689 (25)
2000 $ 32,121,833 $ 30,388,574 (26)
  • 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.

Billy Beane Executive VP of Baseball Operations
5 years (2015-19)

2020 -

  • 2020 -
    • signed extension with Oakland 10/29/18
  • 5 years (2015-19)
    • signed extension with Oakland through 2019 on 2/7/12
    • promoted from GM to EVP of Baseball Operations 10/5/15
  • 2 years (2013-14)
    • signed extension as GM with Oakland through 2014 on 6/13/07
  • 4 years (2009-12)
    • signed extension as GM with Oakland 4/05, after ownership change
    • extension included 4% ownership stake in the club for Beane
  • 3 years/$3.3M (2006-08)
    • signed 3-year extension as GM with Oakland 3/02, restructuring 2002-04 salaries & paying more than $1M annually for 2006-08
    • clause allowed Beane to opt out of contract upon sale of club
  • promoted to General Manager 10/17/1997

David Forst General Manager
4 years (2016-19)

4 years (2020-23)

  • 4 years (2020-23)
    • signed extension as GM with Oakland 10/29/18
  • 4 years (2016-19)
    • promoted to General Manager by Oakland 10/5/15
  • 2004-15
    • Assistant General Manager
  • 2000-03
    • assistant, Baseball Operations
  • Assistant GM Dan Kantrovitz
  • Assistant GM, Director of Player Personnel Billy Owens
  • Assistant GM, Professional Scouting & Player Personnel Dan Feinstein
  • Director of Scouting Eric Kubota
  • Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman

Bob Melvin Manager
1 year (2019)
2 years (2020-21)

  • 2 years (2020-21)
    • signed extension with Oakland 10/29/18
    • deal pays about $3.5M annually
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed extension with Oakland 9/28/17
  • 2 years (2017-18)
    • signed extension with Oakland 9/9/15
  • 2 years (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Oakland 1/14/13
  • 3 years (2012-14)
    • signed extension with Oakland 9/20/11
  • 1 year (2011)
    • hired by Oakland 6/9/11, replacing Bob Geren
  • Arizona, 2005-09
    • hired 11/04, replacing Wally Backman, Al Pedrique (int.), Bob Brenley
    • 2 years/$1.375M (2005-06), plus 2007-08 club options
    • 05:$0.625M, 06:$0.75M
    • signed extension with Arizona 7/06
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option (fired as manager 2009)
    • Arizona front office, 2009-11
  • Seattle, 2003-04
    • fired 2004
  • former manager Bob Geren
    • 1 year (2010), plus 2011 club option
      • signed extension with Oakland 3/24/09
      • Oakland exercised 2011 option 9/11/10
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
      • hired by Oakland 11/06, replacing Ken Macha
      • 07:$0.5M. Oakland exercised 2009 option 9/24/07
  • former manager Ken Macha
    • Hired 10/05, 3 years/$2.6M (2006-08). Fired 10/06.

 

Khris Davis lf
1 year/$16.5M (2019)

  • 1 year/$16.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$10.5M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/10/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Oakland 2/1/17 ($5M-$4.65M)
  • 1 year/$0.5245M (2016)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Milwaukee 2/12/16
    • signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5195M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/26/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2009 (7-226) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 5.104

Stephen Piscotty rf
6 years/$33.5M (2017-22), plus 2023 option

  • 6 years/$33.5M (2017-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with St. Louis 4/3/17, replacing one-year, $0.5604M contract signed 3/17
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 17:$1M, 18:$1M, 19:$7M, 20:$7M, 21:$7.25M, 22:$7.25M, 23:$15M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2023 option increases $0.5M with each All-Star selection, 2017-22
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from St. Louis 12/14/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/21/15
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (1s-36) (Stanford)
  • $1.4304M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 3.076

Joakim Soria rhp
2 years/$15M (2019-20)

  • 1 year (2006)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/21/18
    • 19:$6.5M, 20:$8.5M
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 35, 40 games finished
    • one-time $0.75M assignment bonus with trade
  • 3 years/$25M (2016-18), plus 2019 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/10/15
    • 16:$7M, 17:$8M, 18:$9M, 19:$10M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 90 innings and each additional five IP through 185. $0.1M each for 14 starts and each additional start through 20. $0.1M each for 22, 24, 26 starts
    • 2017 performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 130 IP and each additional five IP through 200. $0.25M each for 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 starts
    • if option is exercised, performance bonuses carry over to 2019
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Kansas City 1/4/18 (Royals pay $1M to White Sox as part of the deal)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/26/18 with $4,193,548 remaining on contract ($3,193,548 in 2018 salary and $1M buyout for 2019) (White Sox pay Brewers $1,064,516 as part of the deal)
    • Milwaukee declined 2019 option 10/30/18
  • 2 years/$8M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/3/12
    • 13:$2M, 14:$5.5M, 15:$7M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2014 salary increases based on 2013 games finished: $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 60, 65, 70 GF
    • 2015 option increases by $1M to $8M and buyout increases by $0.25M to $0.75M with 55 GF in 2014 OR 100 GF in 2013-14
    • roster bonus: $0.5M for 1 day on 2013 active roster
    • 2013 performance bonuses: $0.1M for 30 games pitched. $50,000 for 35 games pitched. $75,000 each for 40, 45, 50, 55 games pitched. $0.1M each for 60, 65 games pitched. $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 GF
    • 2014 performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25 GF. $0.15M each for 30, 35, 40 GF. $0.2M each for 45, 50 GF. $0.25M for 60 GF.
    • 2015 performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 45, 50, 55, 60 GF
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Texas 7/22/14
    • Detroit exercised 2015 option 10/31/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Detroit 7/30/15 with $2,524,590 remaining on contract
  • 3 years/$8.75M (2009-11), plus 2012-14 club options
    • signed extension with Kansas City 5/17/08
    • 09:$1M, 10:$3M, 11:$4M, 12:$6M club option, 13:$8M club option, 14:$8.75M club option ($0.75M buyout for each option)
    • escalators based on IP (as starter) or games finished (as reliever)
    • 2012 option guaranteed at $6M with 55 games in 2011 or 110 games in 2010-11
    • 2012 option guaranteed at $6.5M with 400 IP in 2010-11
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 6 clubs: NY Yankees, Boston, Philadelphia, LA Dodgers, Colorado, Atlanta) (list originally included Detroit, St. Louis, Chicago Cubs)
    • Kansas City exercised $6M option for 2012 10/31/11
    • Kansas City declined 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.4265M (2008)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/08 (split contract)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • selected by Kansas City from San Diego in Rule 5 draft 12/06
    • signed by Kansas City 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • signed by San Diego as a minor-league free agent 12/20/05
  • 1 year (2005)
    • released by LA Dodgers 10/12/04
    • signed for 2005 with Mexico City of Mexican League
  • signed by LA Dodgers 10/31/01 as amateur free agent from Mexico
  • agent: Oscar Suarez
  • ML service: 12.000

Michael Fiers rhp
2 years/$14.1M (2019-20)

  • 2 years/$14.1M (2019-20)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/23/18
    • 19:$6M, 20:$8.1M
  • 1 year/$6M (2018)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Detroit 8/6/18 with $1,774,194 remaining on contract
    • non-tendered by Oakland 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$3.45M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/19/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for second place in vote, $25,000 for third). $50,000 each for Cy Young, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, LCS MVP, WS MVP
    • non-tendered by Houston 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$0.5241M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Milwaukee 7/30/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.498M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/10/11
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2009 (22-676) (Nova Southeastern U.)
  • agent: RMG Baseball
  • ML service: 5.085

Blake Treinen rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • arbitration-eligible ($6.4M-$5.6M)
  • 1 year/$2.15M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5637M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 7/16/17
  • 1 year/$0.5249M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5128M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 4/12/14
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 1/16/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (7-226) (South Dakota State)
  • $52,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 4.065

Marcus Semien ss
1 year/$5.9M (2019)

  • 1 year/$5.9M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.125M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/3/13
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (6-201) (Cal)
  • $0.13M signing bonus
  • agent: Steve Canter
  • ML service: 4.118

Yusmeiro Petit rhp
2 years/$10M (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$10M (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/29/17
    • 18:$3.5M, 19:$5.5M, 20:$5.5M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 2/8/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2.25M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.25M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by LA Angels 3/30/17
  • 1 year/$3M (2016), plus 2017 club option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/14/15
    • 16:$2.5M, 17:$3M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • option guaranteed with 80 innings pitched in 2016
    • Washington declined 2017 option 11/3/16
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by San Francisco 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.845M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 3/17/13
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/23/13
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/28/13
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/23/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/5/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 9/7/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 11/23/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 2/10/10 after being DFA 2/6/10
  • 1 year/$0.4115M (2009)
    • re-signed by Arizona 2/26/09 ($182,900 in minors)
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Arizona 11/5/09
  • 1 year/$0.394M (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
    • acquired in trade 3/07, with Arizona paying $1M of Jorge Julio’s 2007 salary
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/05
    • acquired 11/05 in trade from NY Mets (Florida paid Mets $7M of $48M remaining on Carlos Delgado’s contract)
    • signed 2/06
  • signed 2001 by NY Mets as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Godoy Sports
  • ML service: 8.016

Fernando Rodney rhp
1 year/$4.5M (2018), plus 2019 option

  • 1 year/$4.5M (2018), plus 2019 club option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/15/17
    • 18:$4.25M, 19:$4.25M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses:
      • $0.3M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
      • $0.25M each for 50, 55, 60, 65 games
    • 2019 option may increase based on 2019 performance
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Minnesota 8/9/18 with $1,438,172 remaining on contract ($1,188,172 in 2018 and $0.25M for 2019 buyout)
    • Oakland exercised 2019 option at $5.25M 10/31/18
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2017)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/7/16
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 40, 50, 60 relief appearances. $0.5M for 70 relief appearances. $0.25M for 40 games finished. $0.5M each for 50, 60 GF. $0.75M each for 65, 70 GF.
  • 1 year/$2M (2016), plus 2017 option
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/16
    • 16:$1.6M, 17:$2M club option ($0.4M buyout)
    • price of 2017 option increases based on amount earned in performance bonuses during 2016 season
    • annual performance bonuses:
      • $0.5M each for 40, 50, 60 games
      • $0.25M each for 20, 30 games finished
      • $0.5M each for 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65 GF
    • acquired by Miami in trade from San Diego 6/30/16
    • Miami declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 2 years/$14M (2014-15)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/7/14
    • 14:$7M, 15:$7M
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 8/27/15 after being DFA by Seattle 8/23/15
  • 1 year/$2M (2012), plus 2013 club option
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/4/12
    • 12:$1.75M, 13:$2.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 2 years/$11M (2010-11)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/23/09
    • 10:$5.5M, 11:$5.5M
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2009)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/14/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$2.7M (2007-08)
    • signed extension with Detroit 1/07 (avoided arbitration), replacing 1 year/$1.05M deal signed earlier 1/07
    • 07:$1M, 08:$1.7M
    • $0.5M annually in performance bonuses
  • 2 years/$0.385M (2006)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.3185M (2005)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/05
  • 1 year/$0.304M (2004)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/04
  • signed by Detroit 1997 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Octagon (previously Bill Rego)
  • ML service: 15.137

Jurickson Profar lf
1 year/$3.6M (2019)

  • 1 year/$3.6M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Texas 12/21/18
  • 1 year/$1.005M (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.605M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
  • 1 year/$505,750 (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 9/1/12
  • signed by Texas 7/2/09 as an amateur free agent from Curacao
  • $1.55M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 4.165

Sean Manaea lhp
1 year/$3.15M (2019)

  • 1 year/$3.15M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 4/29/16
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Kansas City 7/28/15 (Zobrist deal)
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (1s-34) (Indiana State)
  • signed 6/21/13, $3.55M signing bonus ($1.623M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.157

Liam Hendriks rhp
1 year/$2.15M (2019)

  • 1 year/$2.15M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 11/30/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Oakland 6/25/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/2/18
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/1/18
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5234M (2016)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/20/15
    • signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5184M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 2/21/14 after being DFA by Baltimore 2/19/14
    • signed by Toronto 3/14
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Toronto 7/28/14
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City 10/30/14 after being DFA by Kansas City 10/24/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 12/13/13 after being DFA by Minnesota 12/5/13
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Chicago Cubs 12/23/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/6/11
  • signed by Minnesota 2/07 as an amateur free agent from Australia
  • agent: MVP Sports Group
  • ML service: 4.164

Mark Canha 1b-lf
1 year/$2.05M (2019)

  • 1 year/$2.05M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 12/11/14
    • selected by Colorado from Miami in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • signed by Oakland 3/15
  • drafted by Miami 2010 (7-227) (Cal)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 3.092

Ryan Buchter lhp
1 year/$1.4M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.4M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/10/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2018)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Kansas City 1/29/18
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5447M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from San Diego 7/24/17 with Royals responsible for remaining $205,378 in 2017 salary
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/8/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 1/8/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/22/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 7/21/15
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 7/26/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/1/13
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 9/26/14
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 5/26/11
  • acquired Chicago Cubs in trade from Washington 11/3/08
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (33-984) (Gloucester County CC, N.J.)
  • agent: L. Warner Companies
  • ML service: 3.010

Josh Phegley c
1 year/$1.075M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.075M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 11/29/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.905M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (1s-38) (Indiana)
  • $858,600 signing bonus
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 4.087

Chris Herrmann c
1 year/$1M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1M (2019)
    • signed by Oakland 12/12/18
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 200, 250, 300, 350 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Arizona 3/25/18, released 3/26/18 (due 45 days’ pay, $314,516)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 4/7/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/27/18
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Seattle 11/2/18
    • non-tendered by Houston 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$0.9375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5159M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Minnesota 11/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/14/12
  • drafted by Minnesota 2009 (6-192) (Miami)
  • $0.135M signing bonus
  • agent: Sports Management Partners
  • ML service: 4.128

Ryan Dull rhp
1 year/$0.86M (2019)

  • 1 year/$0.86M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 11/30/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (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: 2.143

Jharel Cotton rhp
1 year/$0.55M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.55M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/15
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from LA Dodgers 8/1/16
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (20-626) (East Carolina)
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 2.026

Chad Pinder 2b-ss
1 year/$0.55M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.55M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 8/17/16
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (2s-71) (Virginia Tech)
  • $0.75M signing bonus ($0.7829M slot)
  • agent: Icon Sports
  • ML service: 2.047

Andrew Triggs rhp
1 year/$0.55M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.55M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
    • released by Baltimore 3/10/16
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Baltimore 3/13/16
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Kansas City 4/4/15
  • drafted by Kansas City 2012 (19-583) (USC)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 2.123

Paul Blackburn rhp
1 year/$0.5475M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Seattle 11/12/16
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/20/16
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2012 (1s-56) (Heritage HS, Brentwood, Calif.)
  • $0.9117M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.093

Matt Chapman 3b
1 year/$0.5475M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/15/17
  • drafted by Oakland 2014 (1-25) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($1.898M slot)
  • ML service: 1.109

Daniel Gossett rhp
1 year/$0.5475M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/14/17
  • drafted by Oakland 2014 (2-65) (Clemson)
  • $0.75M signing bonus ($0.8733M slot)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 1.059

Daniel Mengden rhp
1 year/$0.5475M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/11/16
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Houston 7/23/15 (Kazmir deal)
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (4-106) (Texas A&M)
  • $0.47M signing bonus ($0.4948M slot)
  • ML service: 1.128

Matt Olson 1b
1 year/$0.5475M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/12/16
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (1s-47) (Parkview HS, Lilburn, Ga.)
  • $1.0797M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 1.103

Tanner Anderson rhp
2019

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/27/18
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Pittsburgh 11/20/18
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2015 (20-607) (Harvard)
  • ML service: 0.040

Luis Barrera cf
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/18
  • signed by Oakland 7/3/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Franklin Barreto ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • signed by Toronto 2012 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.45M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.131

Chris Bassitt rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/30/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/9/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (16-501) (Akron)
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 2.130

Skye Bolt cf
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/18
  • drafted by Oakland 2015 (4-128) (North Carolina)
  • $0.65M signing bonus ($0.4353M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Aaron Brooks rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 8/30/18
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Milwaukee 9/3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 8/23/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/19/17
    • DFA by Milwaukee 9/5/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/8/17
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2016)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 2/15/16
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Kansas City 7/28/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 4/5/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (9-276) (Cal State-San Bernadino)
  • $90,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 1.102

Dustin Fowler of
1 year/$0.5475M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/29/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (18-554) (West Laurens HS, Dexter, Ga.)
  • $0.278M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.039

Grant Holmes rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/18
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from LA Dodgers 8/1/16
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2014 (1-22) (Conway HS, S.C.)
  • $2.5M signing bonus ($1.9805M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

James Kaprielian rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/18
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2015 (1-16) (UCLA)
  • $2.65M signing bonus ($2.5433M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ramon Laureano of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Houston 11/20/17
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (16-466) (Northeastern Oklahoma A&M JC)
  • ML service: 0.059

Nick Martini rf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/10/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/6/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2011 (7-230) (Kansas State)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.082

Jorge Mateo ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/17
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/28/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.000

Frankie Montas rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from LA Dodgers 8/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/16/155
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Boston 7/31/13
  • signed by Boston 12/14/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 1.089

Lou Trivino rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (11-341) (Slippery Rock, Pa.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.163

J.B. Wendelken rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/14/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/15
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/19/15
    • signed by Oakland 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/6/16
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Boston 7/30/13
  • drafted by Boston 2012 (13-421) (Middle Georgia)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.108

 

Minor leagues

Lazaro Armenteros of
2018

  • signed by Oakland 7/2/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $3M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Austin Beck of
2018

  • drafted by Oakland 2017 (1-6) (North Davidson HS, Lexington, N.C.)
  • $5.303M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Jake Buchanan rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/14/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/26/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 5/25/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/22/17
    • DFA by Cincinnati 6/27/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/29/17 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 7/6/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • released by Houston 3/31/16
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 4/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
    • DFA by Houston 9/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Houston 6/21/14
  • drafted by Houston 2010 (8-243) (NC State)
  • $0.12M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.161

Simon Castro rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/8/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/16/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 10/15/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/23/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/14/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 4/22/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Colorado 10/13/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 11/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Oakland 12/31/11
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/19/10
  • signed by San Diego 2006 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.137 (through 2017)

Chris Hatcher rhp
1 year/$2.15M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.15M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 8/10/18
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/1/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/15/18
  • 1 year/$1.25 (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 12/1/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from LA Dodgers 8/15/17
  • 1 year/$0.5225M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • DFA by Miami 2/11/14, sent outright to Triple-A 2/15/14
    • contract selected by Miami 5/22/14
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Miami 12/10/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/1/10
  • drafted by Florida 2006 (5-155) (UNC-Wilmington)
  • $0.167M signing bonus
  • agent: Turner Gary
  • ML service: 4.146 (through 2017)

Slade Heathcott cf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/8/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • released by NY Yankees 5/26/16
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 6/14/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/5/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 5/20/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/2/14
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2009 (1-29) (Texas HS, Texarkana, Texas)
  • signed 8/17/09, $2.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Darek Braunecker, Frontline
  • ML service: 0.123 (through 2017)

Eric Jokisch lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/8/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/8/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
    • claimed by Miami off waivers from Chicago Cubs 4/13/16
    • acquired by Texas in trade 7/8/16 after being DFA by Miami 7/6/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/2/14
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2010 (11-340) (Northwestern)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.027 (through 2017)

Steve Lombardozzi inf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/8/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 2/28/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 5/10/17
    • DFA by Miami 5/16/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 10/26/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago White Sox 3/31/16
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/6/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Baltimore 2/4/15
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/6/15
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/23/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/27/15
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/14
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Detroit 3/24/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 12/8/14
  • 1 year/$501,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Washington 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/6/11
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (19-571) (St. Petersburg College)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.088 (through 2017)

Jesus Luzardo lhp
2018

  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 7/16/17
  • drafted by Washington 2016 (3-94) (Douglas HS, Parkland, Fla.)
  • $1.4M signing bonus ($0.6358M slot)
  • ML service:

Kevin Merrell ss
2018

  • drafted by Oakland 2017 (1s-33) (South Florida)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($2.0335M slot)
  • ML service:

Sean Murphy c
2018

  • drafted by Oakland 2016 (3-83) (Wright State)
  • $0.7531MM signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Kyler Murray of
2018

  • drafted by Oakland 2018 (1-9) (Oklahoma)
  • $4.66M signing bonus ($4.7615M slot)
  • ML service:

Boog Powell of
1 year/$0.5475M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 9/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Seattle 8/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/5/15
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • placed on restricted list 6/23/16 (suspended 80 games for violation of MLB policy on performance-enhancing drugs)
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Oakland 1/10/15
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (20-619) (Orange Coast CC, Calif.)
  • ML service: 0.100 (through 2017)

A.J. Puk rhp
2018

  • drafted by Oakland 2016 (1-6) (Florida)
  • $4.0692M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Carlos Ramirez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 5/20/18 after being DFA by Toronto 5/13/18
    • DFA by Oakland 8/1/18, sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/18
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Toronto 3/5/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.031 (through 2017)

Norge Ruiz rhp
2018

  • signed by Oakland 12/23/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $2M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Beau Taylor c
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/13/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/1/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/5/18
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (5-166) (Central Florida)
  • $0.1476M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.030