Seattle Mariners

Service time in years & days (through 2020 season).

John Stanton Chairman & CEO
2016 -

  • John Stanton, 2016 -
    • a group led by wireless communications executive John Stanton bought the Mariners and ROOT regional sports network in a deal valuing the properties at $1.4 billion. Nintendo retained a 10 percent stake in the club.
  • Nintendo of America, 1992-2016
    • Nintendo chairman Hiroshi Yamauchi purchased the club for $125M in 1992, installing Nintendo of America Howard Lincoln as CEO
  • Jeff Smulyan, 1989-1992
    • a group led by Jeff Smulyan, founder & CEO of Emmis Broadcasting, bought the Mariners for $75M in 1989
  • George Argyros, 1981-89
    • California real estate investor George Argyros purchased a 92 percent stake in the franchise for $13M in 1981
  • Stan Golub, Danny Kaye, Les Smith & Walter Schoenfeld, 1976-1981
    • a group led by Les Smith & Danny Kaye paid a $7M franchise fee for the rights to the AL’s 1977 expansion club in Seattle
  • Forbes magazine valued the Mariners at $1.6 billion in April, 2020.

MARINERS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26/30 Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2020 $ 54,026,835 (23) $                    (  ) $110,642,162 (23)
2019 $146,498,472 (11) $139,064,933 (13) $152,527,395 (14)
2018 $157,903,943 (11) $161,832,831 (10) $170,971,290 (10)
2017 $154,318,843 (13) $157,588,836 (12) $174,721,701 (12)
2016 $142,330,193 (12) $153,168,772 (12) $171,340,795 (10)
2015 $123,225,843 (11) $124,385,330 (15) $144,984,811 (13)
2014 $ 90,239,643 (22) $108,957,206 (16) $118,220,885 (16)
2013 $ 84,199,643 (20) $ 91,102,412 (19) $103,194,883 (22)
2012 $ 84,928,100 (19) $ 84,450,157 (21) $ 88,389,993 (23)
2011 $ 94,623,191 (14) $ 98,067,684 (14)
2010 $ 91,143,333 (14) $ 93,376,107 (14)
2009 $ 98,904,166 (10) $102,343,617 (12)
2008 $117,666,482 ( 9) $120,456,113 ( 8)
2007 $106,460,833 ( 7) $114,367,309 ( 6)
2006 $ 87,959,833 (13) $ 95,335,400 (11)
2005 $ 87,754,334 ( 7) $ 70,513,167 (14)
2004 $ 81,515,834 (11) $ 81,836,597 (11)
2003 $ 86,959,167 ( 7) $ 92,268,063 (11)
2002 $ 80,282,668 ( 8) $ 86,084,710 ( 8)
2001 $ 74,720,833 (11) $ 79,925,400 ( 9)
2000 $ 59,200,000 (15) $ 59,811,910 (14)
  • 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.

Jerry Dipoto Executive VP & GM of Baseball Operations
2019 -

  • Seattle 2016 -
    • hired by Seattle as EVP & GM of Baseball Operations 9/28/15
    • signed multi-year extension with Seattle as EVP & GM 7/6/18
  • LA Angels 2012-15
    • 3 years (2012-14), plus 2015-16 club options
      • hired by LA Angels as GM 10/29/11, replacing Tony Reagins
      • LA Angels exercised 2015 option 7/14, exercised 2016 option
      • Dipoto resigned 7/1/15
  • Arizona 2006-11
    • EVP, Scouting/Player Development (2011). Interim GM (2010). VP, Player Personnel (2010). Director, Player Personnel (2008-09).
  • Assistant GM Justin Hollander
  • Assistant GM Joe Bohringer
  • VP – Scouting Tom Allison
  • Director – Amateur Scouting Scott Hunter
  • Director – Player Development Andy McKay
  • former Executive VP & General Manager Jack Zduriencik
    • 2015 -
      • signed multi-year extension with Seattle 8/26/14
      • fired by Seattle 8/28/15
    • 2014
      • reportedly signed extension with Seattle after 2012 season
    • 2 years (2012-13)
      • signed extension with Seattle 8/31/11
    • 3 years (2009-11)
      • hired by Seattle 10/22/08, replacing interim GM Lee Pelekoudas
  • former Executive VP & General Manager Bill Bavasi
    • hired by Seattle as GM 11/7/03
    • fired by Seattle 6/16/08

Scott Servais Manager
2019 -

  • 2019 -
    • signed multi-year extension with Seattle 7/20/18
  • 3 years (2016-18)
    • hired as manager by Seattle 10/23/15, replacing Lloyd McClendon
  • LA Angels 2012-15
    • Assistant General Manager, Scouting & Player Development
  • Texas, 2006-11
    • Senior Director, Scouting & Player Development
  • former manager Lloyd McClendon
    • 2014 -
      • hired as manager by Seattle 11/7/13, replacing Eric Wedge
      • signed multi-year contract
      • fired by Seattle 10/9/15
  • former manager Eric Wedge
    • 3 years (2011-13)
      • hired by Seattle 10/19/10, replacing interim manager Daren Brown
      • resigned 9/27/13
    • Cleveland, 2003-09
      • hired by Cleveland 10/02, replacing interim manager Joel Skinner
  • former manager Don Wakamatsu
    • 3 years (2009-11)
      • hired by Seattle 11/19/08, replacing Jim Riggleman, who was hired on an interim basis 6/19/08
      • fired by Seattle 8/9/10
  • former manager John McLaren (2007-08)
    • hired 7/1/07, replacing Mike Hargrove, who resigned
    • signed 1-year extension for 2008 9/07

 

Kyle Seager 3b
7 years/$100M (2015-21), plus 2022 option

  • 7 years/$100M (2015-21)
    • signed extension with Seattle 12/2/14
    • $3.5M signing bonus
    • 15:$4M, 16:$7.5M, 17:$10.5M, 18:$18.5M, 19:$19M, 20:$19M, 21:$18M, 22:$15M club option
    • 2022 option may increase by $5M to $20M based on award and plate appearances, with buyout ranging from none to $3M
    • with trade, 2022 becomes player option
  • 1 year/$540,100 (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • 1 year/$501,400 (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • 1 year/$484,300 (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 7/7/11
  • drafted by Seattle 2009 (3-82) (North Carolina)
  • $436,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 9.085

Dee Gordon 2b-cf
5 years/$50M (2016-20), plus 2021 option

  • 5 years/$50M (2016-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed extension with Miami 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 16:$3M, 17:$7.5M, 18:$10.5M, 19:$13M, 20:$13.5M, 21:$14M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2021 option guaranteed with 600 plate appearances in 2020 or 1,200 PAs in 2019-20
    • placed on restricted list 4/29/16 (80-game suspension for a failed PED test)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Miami 12/7/17
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2015)
    • signed by Miami 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 12/10/14, with Dodgers agreeing to pay Gordon’s 2015 salary
  • 1 year/$501,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
  • 1 year/$485,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 6/6/11
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (4-127) (Seminole CC, Fla.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 8.154

Yusei Kikuchi lhp
4 years/$56M (2019-22), with options

  • 4 years/$56M (2019-22), with options
    • posted by Seibu Lions of Japan 12/3/18
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/2/19
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 19:$8M, 20:$14M, 21:$15M, 22:$13M player option (if club declines to exercise four 1-year options, Kikuchi has until the fifth day after end of 2021 World Series to exercise his player option)
    • until third day after end of 2021 World Series, Mariners may exercise four 1-year options at $16.5M annually through 2025, bringing the total value of the contract to 7 years/$109M (2019-25)
    • Mariners pay Seibu a posting fee of $10.275M (20% of first $25M, 17.5% of next $25M, 15% of amount above $50M)
    • if Mariners exercise four options, they will owe Seibu an additional $7.95M (15% of additional $53M in guaranteed money)
  • 2010-18: Seibu Lions of Japan
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.000

Mitch Haniger of
1 year/$3.01M (2020)

  • 1 year/$3.01M (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$590,100 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 1 year/$560,200 (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year/$538,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Arizona 8/16/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Arizona 11/23/16
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/14
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (1s-38) (Cal Poly)
  • $1.2M signing bonus ($1.3591M slot)
  • agent: Apex
  • ML service: 4.048

Yoshihisa Hirano rhp
1 year/$1.6M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.6M (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/30/20
    • performance bonuses based on games pitched, games finished:
      • $50,000 each for 30, 35 games. $75,000 each for 45, 50 games. $100,000 for 55 games. $150,000 for 60 games.
      • $50,000 for 20 GF. $75,000 each for 25, 30 GF. $100,000 for 35 GF. $150,000 for 40 GF.
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 with each trade (not waiver claims)
    • Hirano will become a free agent when contract expires. 
  • 2 years/$6M (2018-19)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/22/17
    • 18:$3M, 19:$3M
    • may earn additional $1M annually in performance bonuses
  • 2006-17: Orix Buffaloes of Japan
  • ML service: 3.000

Kendall Graveman rhp
1 year/$2M (2020), plus 2021 option

  • 1 year/$2M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/26/19
    • 20:$1.5M, 21:$3.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 15, 25, 40, 50, 65, 75, 90 innings pitched. $200,000 each for 100, 115, 140, 150 IP.
    • Graveman will become a free agent if 2021 option is declined
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/22/18
    • 19:$0.575M, 20:$3M club option
    • 2019 salary increases to $2M with 1 day on active ML roster
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • Chicago Cubs declined 2020 option 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$2.36M (2018)
    • lost arbitration with Oakland 2/10/18 ($2.6M-$2.36M)
    • non-tendered by Oakland 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/4/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (8-235) (Mississippi State)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($156,900 slot)
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 5.078

Evan White 1b
6 years/$24M (2020-25), plus 2026-28 options

  • 6 years/$24M (2020-25), plus 2026-28 club options
    • signed extension with Seattle 11/25/19
    • 20:$1.3M, 21:$1.3M, 22:$1.4M, 23:$3M, 24:$7M, 25:$8M, 26:$10M club option ($2M buyout), 27:$11M club option ($1M buyout), 28:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All Star start election. $25,000 for All Star reserve. $150,000 for MVP. $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 each for LCS MVP, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
    • largest ever deal for US player who has not played above Double-A
  • drafted by Seattle 2017 (1-17) (Kentucky)
  • $3.125M signing bonus ($3.3332M slot)
  • ML service: 1.000

Marco Gonzales lhp
4 years/$30M (2021-24), plus 2025 option

  • 4 years/$30M (2021-24), plus 2025 club option
    • signed extension with Seattle 2/3/20
    • $1M signing bonus ($500,000 within 30 days, $500,000 on 1/15/21)
    • 21:$5M, 22:$5.5M, 23:$6.5M, 23:$12M, 24:$15M club option (no buyout)
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 with trade, starting in 2020
  • 2 years/$1.9M (2019-20)
    • signed extension with Seattle 11/1/18
    • 19:$0.9M, 20:$1M
    • as part of the deal, Gonzales agreed to drop grievance filed against St. Louis regarding service time after demotion earlier in his career
  • 1 year/$550,300 (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from St. Louis 7/21/17
  • 1 year (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 St. Louis 6/25/14
  • drafted by St. Louis 2013 (1-19) (Gonzaga)
  • $1.85M signing bonus ($2.0558M slot)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 3.102

Carl Edwards rhp
1 year/$950,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$950,000 (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/3/19
    • performance bonuses:
      • $50,000 for 30 games. $75,000 for 40 g. $125,000 for 50 g
      • $50,000 for 20 games finished. $75,000 for 30 GF. $125,000 for 40 GF
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 11/4/19 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$594,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$556,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/14
    • re-singed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/22/13
  • drafted by Texas 2011 (48-1,464) (Mid-Carolina HS, Prosperity, S.C.)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 4.098

Brandon Brennan rhp
1 year/$590,400 (2020)

  • 1 year/$590,400 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2019)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/13/18 (minor-league contract)
    • selected by Seattle from Colorado in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/15
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 11/18/16
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2012 (4-141) (Orange Coast JC, Calif.)
  • $320,800 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.000

Casey Sadler rhp
1 year/$577,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$577,500 (2020)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 1/17/20 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 1/15/20
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 9/5/20 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/1/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/26/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/19/19
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 7/3/19 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 6/29/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 7/23/18
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/16/18, sent outright to Triple-A 8/21/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/6/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/6/15
    • released by Pittsburgh 12/30/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2010 (25-747) (Western Oklahoma JC)
  • ML service: 2.035

Tom Murphy c
1 year/$577,300 (2020)

  • 1 year/$577,300 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/19
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers from Colorado 3/25/19
    • acquired by Seattle in trade 3/29/19 after being DFA by San Francisco 3/28/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/18
  • 1 year/$537,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Colorado 9/11/15
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (3-105) (Buffalo)
  • $454,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 3.092

J.P. Crawford ss
1 year/$575,800 (2020)

  • 1 year/$575,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Philadelphia 12/3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/5/17
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2013 (1-13) (Lakewood HS, Calif.)
  • signed 6/18/13, $2.2993M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.163

Matt Magill rhp
1 year/$574,900 (2020)

  • 1 year/$574,900 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
    • acquired by Seattle in trade 7/21/19 after being DFA by Minnesota 7/18/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/24/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/28/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/30/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/12/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/10/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
    • released by Cincinnati 6/7/15
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 6/16/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 12/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/12
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (31-937) (Royals HS, Simi Valley, Calif.)
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 3.031

Dylan Moore 3b
1 year/$570,100 (2020)

  • 1 year/$570,100 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year/$565,000 (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/9/18
    • $10,000 signing bonus
    • 19:$555,000 ($150,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • released by Atlanta 3/30/18
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 4/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 2016
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Texas 8/24/16
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (7-198) (Central Florida)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($221,700 slot)
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 2.000

Nestor Cortes lhp
1 year/$568,700 (2020)

  • 1 year/$568,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 5/9/19
    • acquired by Seattle in trade 11/25/19 after being DFA by NY Yankees 11/20/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • selected by Baltimore from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
    • DFA by Baltimore 4/10/18, returned by Baltimore to NY Yankees 4/15/18
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (30-1,094) (Hialeah HS, Fla.)
  • ML service: 1.139

Nick Margevicius lhp
1 year/$567,800 (2020)

  • 1 year/$567,800 (2020)
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 1/24/20 after being DFA by San Diego 1/17/20
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by San Diego 3/30/19
  • drafted by San Diego 2017 (7-198) (Rider)
  • $160,000 signing bonus ($217,100 slot)
  • ML service: 1.100

Shed Long 2b
1 year/$567,600 (2020)

  • 1 year/$567,600 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cincinnati 1/21/19
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 1/21/19
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (12-375) (Jacksonville HS, Ala.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.057

Tim Lopes 2b
1 year/$566,700 (2020)

  • 1 year/$566,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/14/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/23/19
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Seattle 10/1/16
  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (6-121) (Edison HS, Huntington Beach, Calif.)
  • $550,000 signing bonus ($198,100 slot)
  • ML service: 1.055

Justus Sheffield lhp
1 year/$566,300 (2020)

  • 1 year/$566,300 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/18/18
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 11/19/18
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/31/16 (A Miller deal)
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (1-31) (Tullahoma HS, Tenn.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus ($1.733M slot)
  • agent: Taurus Sports
  • ML service: 1.053

Walker Lockett rhp
1 year/$566,025 (2020)

  • 1 year/$566,025 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 9/1/20 after being DFA by NY Mets 8/28/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cleveland 1/6/19
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 11/20/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/18/16
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • drafted by San Diego 2012 (4-135) (Providence HS, Jacksonville)
  • $393,000 signing bonus ($340,000 slot)
  • ML service: 1.066

Kyle Lewis of
1 year/$565,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$565,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/10/19
  • drafted by Seattle 2016 (1-11) (Mercer)
  • $3.2867M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.020

Justin Dunn rhp
1 year/$564,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$564,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/10/19
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Mets 12/3/18
  • drafted by Seattle 2016 (1-19) (Boston College)
  • $2.3878M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.020

Jose Marmolejos 1b
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/26/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/23/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
    • DFA by Washington 7/26/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/29/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • signed by Washington 6/9/11 as an amateur free agent (Broward CC, Fla.)
  • ML service: 1.017

Anthony Misiewicz lhp
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/23/20
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 12/13/17
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 8/6/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2015 (18-545) (Michigan State)
  • ML service: 1.000

Yohan Ramirez rhp
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • selected by Seattle from Houston in Rule 5 draft 12/12/19
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • signed by Houston 6/15/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.000

Braden Bishop of
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/16/18
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • drafted by Seattle 2015 (3-94) (Washington)
  • $607,700 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.017

Phillip Ervin of
1 year/$573,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$573,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 9/3/20 after being DFA by Cincinnati 8/28/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (1-27) (Samford)
  • $1.8124M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Michael Moye
  • ML service: 2.115

Aaron Fletcher lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/21/20
  • drafted by Seattle 2018 (14-431) (Houston)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.067

Jake Fraley cf
1 year/$563,800 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/20/19
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/8/18
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2016 (2s-77) (LSU)
  • $797,500 signing bonus ($826,200 slot)
  • ML service: 0.097

Ty France 3b
1 year/$567,100 (2020)

  • 1 year/$567,100 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/20
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from San Diego 8/30/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/18
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
  • drafted by San Diego 2015 (34-1,017) (San Diego State)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.089

Joey Gerber rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/4/20
  • drafted by Seattle 2018 (8-238) (Illinois)
  • $167,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.153

Sam Haggerty 2b
1 year/$563,800 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,800 (2020)
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 1/10/20 after being DFA by NY Mets 12/24/19
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cleveland 1/6/19
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/1/19
    • DFA by NY Mets 12/24/19, released 1/8/20
  • drafted by Cleveland 2015 (24-724) (New Mexico)
  • ML service: 0.140

Ian Hamilton rhp
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/20
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 9/25/20 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 9/18/20
  • 1 year/$556,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/31/18
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2016 (11-326) (Washington State)
  • $101,800 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.114

Andres Munoz rhp
1 year/$566,300 (2020)

  • 1 year/$566,300 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/20
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from San Diego 8/30/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/12/19
  • signed by San Diego 7/7/15 as a free agent from Mexico
  • $700,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.080

Ljay Newsome rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/15/20
  • drafted by Seattle 2015 (26-785) (Chopticon HS, Morganza, Md.)
  • ML service: 0.122

Erik Swanson rhp
1 year/$567,600 (2020)

  • 1 year/$567,600 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 11/19/18
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Texas 8/1/16
  • drafted by Texas 2014 (8-246) (Iowa Western JC)
  • $155,600 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.099

Domingo Tapia rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 11/9/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 9/11/20
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Boston 10/23/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 11/16/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/28/16 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by NY Mets 12/16/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.047

Luis Torrens c
1 year/$568,800 (2020)

  • 1 year/$568,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/20
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from San Diego 8/30/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • selected by Cincinnati from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cincinnati 12/8/16
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/2/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.128

Donnie Walton 2b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/10/19
  • drafted by Seattle 2016 (5-147) (Oklahoma State)
  • $125,000 signing bonus ($379,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.042

 

Minor leagues

Cody Anderson rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/17/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$641,250 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 12/19/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year/$539,100 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year/$511,400 (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (14-428) (Feather River JC, Calif.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.116 (through 2019)

Gerson Bautista rhp
1 year/$564,100 (2020)

  • 1 year/$564,100 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/23/20
  • 1 year/$555,200 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/17
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Mets 12/3/18
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Boston 7/31/17
  • signed by Boston 4/1/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.120 (through 2019)

Collin Cowgill cf-rf
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/15/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/23/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Philadelphia 2/8/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Angels 12/2/15
    • signed by Cleveland 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Cleveland 9/1/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/2/16
  • 1 year/$995,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$506,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$493,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 6/25/13 after being DFA by NY Mets 6/19/13
  • 1 year/$482,500 (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Oakland 12/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 7/26/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/9/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (5-168) (Kentucky)
  • $155,000 signing bonus
  • agent: RMG Baseball
  • ML service: 3.168 (through 2019)

Matt Festa rhp
2020

  • 2020
    • DFA by Seattle 2/3/20, sent outright to Triple-A 2/10/20
  • 1 year/$555,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/14/18
  • drafted by Seattle 2016 (7-207) (East Stroudsburg, Pa.)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($212,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.095 (through 2019)

Seth Frankoff rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/14/20 (minor-league contract)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 8/11/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/30/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/19/20
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2019)
    • re-signed by Doosan of Korea 12/18
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Doosan of Korea 12/11/17
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/14/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/8/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 9/4/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • released by Oakland 3/28/16
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 4/2/16 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Oakland 2010 (27-815) (UNC-Wilmington)
  • ML service: 0.002 (through 2019)

Logan Gilbert rhp
2020

  • drafted by Seattle 2018 (1-14) (Stetson)
  • $3.8838M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Zac Grotz rhp
1 year/$566,300 (2020)

  • 1 year/$566,300 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
    • sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/1/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/7/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/31/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 6/10/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 2017: Bridgeport of independent Atlantic League
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 6/18/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 9/15/16
  • drafted by Houston 2015 (28-829) (Embry-Riddle, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.051 (through 2019)

Emerson Hancock rhp
2020

  • drafted by Seattle 2020 (1-6) (Georgia)
  • $5.7M signing bonus ($5.7429M slot)
  • ML service:

Alen Hanson 2b-of
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/23/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 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: 2.062 (through 2019)

Joe Hudson c
1 year/$575,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$575,000 (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/22/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/23/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/19/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/13/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 9/1/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/1/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/4/18
    • DFA by LA Angels 10/26/18, sent outright to Triple-A 10/31/18
  • drafted by LA Angels 2012 (6-202) (Notre Dame)
  • $178,300 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.056 (through 2019)

Jarred Kelenic of
2020

  • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Mets 12/3/18
  • drafted by NY Mets 2018 (1-6) (Waukesha West HS, Wisc.)
  • $4.5M signing bonus ($5.5252M slot)
  • ML service:

George Kirby rhp
2020

  • drafted by Seattle 2019 (1-20) (Elon)
  • $3,242,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Brady Lail rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/27/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/4/20
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 8/10/20 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 8/8/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/19/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/11/19
    • DFA by NY Yankees 8/14/19, sent outright to Triple-A 8/16/19
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (18-577) (Brigham HS, South Jordan, Utah)
  • $225,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.004 (through 2019)

Rymer Liriano of
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/23/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/3/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $600,000 in majors
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Angels 7/9/18
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/20/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/31/17
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/4/17 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2016)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade 1/28/16 after being DFA by San Diego 1/22/16
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/16
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Milwaukee 10/28/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/18/11
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • signed 2009 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 1.079 (through 2018)

Noelvi Marte ss
2020

  • signed by Seattle 7/18 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.55M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Joe Odom c
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/28/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/19/20
  • selected by Seattle from Atlanta in Rule 5 draft (minor-league phase) 12/14/17
  • drafted by Atlanta 2013 (13-403) (Huntingdon College, Ala.)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2019)

Julio Rodriguez of
2020

  • signed by Seattle 7/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.75M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Taylor Trammell rhp
2020

  • acquired by Seattle in trade from San Diego 8/30/20
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cincinnati 7/30/19
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2016 (1s-35) (Mount Paran Christian HS, Kennesaw, Ga.)
  • $3.2M signing bonus ($1.8372M slot)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service:

Brandon Williamson lhp
2020

  • drafted by Seattle 2019 (2-59) (TCU)
  • $925,000 signing bonus ($1.1855M slot)
  • ML service: