Texas Rangers

Service time in years & days (through 2023 season).

Ray Davis & Bob Simpson Owners
2010 -

  • Ray Davis & Bob Simpson, 2010 -
    • a group led by Chuck Greenberg, Nolan Ryan and principal investors Ray Davis and Bob Simpson won control of the Rangers in August, 2010, at auction in U.S. Bankruptcy Court with a bid of $593M, including $385M in cash and $208M in assumed liabilities. In March, 2011, the group bought out Greenberg, who had served as CEO and managing partner. Ryan resigned as CEO after the 2013 season.
  • Tom Hicks, 1998-2010
    • Dallas investor Tom Hicks bought the franchise for $250M in 1998
  • Forbes magazine valued the team at $2.225 billion in March, 2023.

RANGERS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2023 $195,869,490 ( 9) $                    (   ) $242,135,712 ( 8)
2022 $142,243,833 (15) $145,561,602 (16) $160,505,146 (17)
2021 $ 94,741,250 (21) $104,310,488 (20) $111,309,808 (20)
2020 $ 65,007,408 (14) $  75,194,495 ( 8) $171,550,103 (14)
2019 $118,274,435 (20) $135,307,635 (16) $136,411,784 (20)
2018 $133,137,626 (16) $148,309,909 (13) $166,342,492 (12)
2017 $165,348,063 ( 8) $174,726,776 ( 8) $173,238,067 (13)
2016 $158,955,390 ( 8) $154,330,755 ( 9) $164,642,718 (13)
2015 $141,733,540 ( 8) $156,283,670 ( 7) $170,456,151 ( 8)
2014 $133,525,939 (10) $145,707,196 ( 8) $166,383,748 ( 8)
2013 $125,340,100 ( 9) $137,185,918 ( 8) $167,966,990 ( 7)
2012 $120,836,000 ( 7) $134,283,218 ( 7) $148,513,970 ( 7)
2011 $ 92,124,290 (13) $103,967,140 (13)
2010 $ 64,810,570 (26) $ 74,302,980 (22)
2009 $ 68,178,798 (19) $ 77,208,810 (20)
2008 $ 67,712,326 (21) $ 78,640,138 (21)
2007 $ 68,318,675 (19) $ 78,923,435 (17)
2006 $ 68,228,662 (18) $ 82,730,146 (15)
2005 $ 55,849,000 (21) $ 49,870,201 (22)
2004 $ 55,050,417 (19) $ 79,217,225 (13)
2003 $103,491,667 ( 5) $106,277,880 ( 4)
2002 $105,726,122 ( 3) $106,915,180 ( 3)
2001 $ 87,819,000 ( 7) $ 86,871,306 ( 7)
2000 $ 70,900,000 ( 9) $ 57,879,024 (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.

Chris Young Executive Vice President and GM
2021 -

  • 2021 -
    • hired by Texas as Executive VP and GM 12/4/20
  • 2018-20, Major League Baseball
    • Senior VP, Baseball Operations (2020)
    • VP, On-Field Operations, Initiatives and Strategy (2018-19)
  • VP / AGM, Professional, Amateur and Pacific Rim Scouting Josh Boyd
  • VP / AGM Player Development & International Scouting Ross Fenstermaker
  • Senior Director, Amateur Scouting Kip Fagg
  • Senior Advisor, Baseball Operations Dayton Moore
  • former President, Baseball Operations Jon Daniels
    • 2019 -
      • signed multi-year extension with Texas 6/7/18
      • fired by Texas 8/17/22
    • 3 years (2016-18)
      • signed extension with Texas 11/14
    • 4 years (2012-15)
      • signed four-year extension with Texas 3/4/11
      • elevated to President of Baseball Operations/GM 3/1/13
    • 2 years (2010-11)
      • signed 2-year extension with Texas 2/29/08
      • may opt out of deal after 2010 season if club is sold
    • 1 year (2009)
      • signed 1-year extension with Texas 6/19/07
    • 3 years (2006-08)
      • hired 10/05, replacing John Hart, who resigned
  • former General Manager John Hart
    • 2 years (2005-06)
      • signed extension as GM with Texas 1/05, with options until terminated by either party, at which point a 5-year deal as adviser to owner Tom Hicks begins
    • 3 years/$6M (2002-04)
      • hired as GM by Texas

Bruce Bochy Manager
3 years (2023-25)

  • 3 years (2023-25)
    • hired as manager by Texas 10/21/22, replacing Tony Beasley, who was selected interim manager 8/15/22
  • San Francisco (2007-19)
    • 3 years (2017-19)
      • signed 3-year extension with San Francisco 4/3/15
      • Bochy announced 2/18/19 that he will retire after 2019 season
    • 2 years (2015-16)
      • signed 2-year extension with San Francisco 3/28/13
    • 1 year (2013), plus 2014 club option
      • signed 1-year extension with San Francisco 11/29/11
      • San Francisco exercised 2014 option 12/4/12
    • 2 years (2010-11), plus 2012 club option
      • signed 2-year extension with San Francisco 10/13/09
      • San Francisco exercised 2012 option 2/4/11
    • 3 years/about $6M (2007-09)
      • hired by San Francisco 10/06, with 1 year, $1.9M left on contract with San Diego
  • San Diego (1995-2006)
    • 2 years (2006-07)
      • signed extension with San Diego 6/05
      • 07:$1.9M
    • 1 year/$1.3M (2004), plus 2005 club option
      • San Diego exercised $1.3M 2005 option 2/04
  • agent: Tony Attanasio
  • former manager Chris Woodward
    • 1 year (2023), plus 2024 club option
      • signed extension with Texas 11/19/21
      • fired by Texas 8/15/22
    • 3 years (2019-21), plus 2022 club option
      • hired as manager by Texas 11/3/18, replacing Don Wakamatsu, who had been selected interim manager 9/21/18
      • Texas exercised 2022 club option 3/24/21
  • former manager Jeff Banister
    • 1 year (2018), plus 2019 club option
      • Texas exercised 2018 option, added 2019 club option 2/19/16
      • Texas exercised 2019 option 10/4/17
      • fired by Texas 9/21/18
    • 3 years (2015-17), plus 2018 club option
      • hired by Texas 10/17/14, replacing interim manager Tim Bogar
  • former manager Ron Washington
    • 1 year (2015)
      • signed extension with Texas 2/24/14
      • resigned 9/5/14
    • 2 years (2013-14)
      • signed extension with Texas 1/30/12
    • 2 years (2011-12)
      • signed extension with Texas 11/4/10
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 & 2010 options
      • hired by Texas 11/06, replacing Buck Showalter
      • 07:$600,000
      • Texas exercised 2009 option 8/30/07
      • Texas exercised 2010 option 6/9/09
  • former manager Buck Showalter
    • fired 10/06 with 3 years, $5-$6M remaining on contract

 

Max Scherzer rhp
3 years/$130M (2022-24)

  • 3 years/$130M (2022-24)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/30/21
    • 22:$43,333,333, 23:$43,333,333, 24:$43,333,334
    • annual award bonuses: $100,000 each for All Star, LCS MVP. $150,000 for WS MVP. $200,000 each for Cy Young or league MVP ($150,000 for second in CY or MVP vote. $50,000 for third in vote)
    • Scherzer may opt out of contract after 2023 season
    • full no-trade protection
    • at signing, highest average annual value in Major League history
    • acquired by Texas in trade from NY Mets 7/29/23, with Scherzer agreeing 1) to waive no-trade protection and 2) not to exercise his right to opt out of his contract after the 2023 World Series
    • at the time of the trade, Scherzer was due $58,010,753 ($14,677,419 for remainder of 2023, $43,333,334 for 2024)
      • Mets to pay $4,677,419 in 2023 and $30,833,334 in 2024
      • Rangers to pay $10M in 2023 and $12.5M in 2024
  • 7 years/$210M (2015-21)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/21/15
    • $50M signing bonus
      • $5M in 2015 and $15M each in 2019, 2020, 2021
      • payments in equal semiannual installments, April-September
    • salaries: 15:$10M, 16-18:$15M annually. 19-21:$35M annually
    • 2019-21 salaries ($105M) deferred without interest, to be paid in seven $15M installments each July 1 from 2022 to 2028
    • deferrals reduce contract’s present-day value to $191,401,086 (by MLB calculation) or $191,409,858 (MLBPA calculation)
    • for purposes of annual payrolls (including salaries and a pro-rated 1/7 share of the signing bonus), Scherzer will earn $17,142,857 in 2015, $22,142,857 annually in 2016-18, $37,405,562 in 2019, $35,920,616 in 2020, and $34,503,480 in 2021 (salaries and bonus paid before the contract expires are not discounted, but 2019-21 salaries are discounted to $30,262,705, $28,777,759 and $27,360,623, respectively, as money paid after deal’s expiration)
    • for luxury-tax purposes, Scherzer’s annual salary is $28,689,376
    • award bonuses: $100,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $150,000 for LCS MVP. $250,000 for WS MVP. $500,000 each for MVP, Cy Young, with $250,000 for second in either award vote, $150,000 for third, $100,000 for fourth, $75,000 for fifth
    • perks: suite on road
    • deal does not include no-trade protection, though Scherzer will gain right to block any trade as 10-and-5 player after the 2019 season
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Washington 7/30/21
  • 1 year/$15.525M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • Detroit made qualifying offer 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$6.725M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/4/13 (avoided arbitration, $7.4M-$6.05M)
  • 1 year/$3.75M (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$600,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 4 years/$4.3M (2007-10)
    • signed Major League contract with Arizona 5/30/07
    • 09:$1.45M
    • performance bonuses may increase value to $6M
    • acquired by Detroit in 3-way trade from Arizona 12/9/09
  • drafted by Arizona 2006 (1-11) (Missouri)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 15.079

Jacob deGrom rhp
5 years/$185M (2023-27), plus 2028 option

  • 5 years/$185M (2023-27), plus conditional 2028 options
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/2/22
    • 23:$30M, 24:$40M, 25:$40M, 26:$38M, 27:$37M, 28: conditional club or player options, based on performance and health
    • club option for 2028 is triggered if in 2023-26 deGrom has Tommy John surgery or any right elbow or shoulder injury causing him to be on the Injured List for 130 consecutive days in any season or 186 days in a row during any service period. The club option triggers at:
      • $37M if during the contract deGrom finishes in the top 5 of the Cy Young vote 3 times or more or pitches at least 725 innings
      • $30M if during the contract deGrom finishes in the top 5 of the Cy Young vote once or pitches at least 625 innings
      • $20M if deGrom falls short of the higher performance thresholds
    • player option for 2028 is triggered at $37M if:
      • 1) the conditions for the 2028 club option are not met, and
      • 2) deGrom pitches 160 innings in 2027, and
      • 3) deGrom finishes in the top 5 of the 2027 Cy Young vote, and
      • 4) a medical exam determines deGrom is healthy for 2028
    • award bonuses: $250,000 for Cy Young ($200,000 for second place in vote, $150,000 for third, $100,000 for fourth, $50,000 for fifth). $150,000 for WS MVP. $100,000 each All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP
    • full no-trade protection
    • perks: deGrom may purchase 6 premium seats for all home games
    • deGrom to donate $150,000 annually to club charity
  • 5 years/$137.5M (2019-23), plus 2024 option
    • signed extension with NY Mets 3/26/19
    • $10M signing bonus (half paid 1/2/2020, half paid 1/4/2021)
    • 19:$7M, 20:$23M, 21:$33.5M, 22:$33.5M, 23:$30.5M, 24:$32.5M club option
    • $52.5M is deferred ($12M in 2020, $13.5M in 2021, $15M in 2022, $12M in 2023), plus additional $15M in 2024 if option is exercised, to be paid July 1 in 15th year after salary is earned (2035-2039)
    • deferrals reduce present-day average annual value to $108.9M
    • deGrom may opt out of contract after 2022 season
    • full no-trade protection
    • perks: hotel suite on road trips
    • replaced 1 year, $17M deal signed 1/11/19, avoiding arbitration
    • deGrom exercised right to opt out of contract 11/7/22
  • 1 year/$7.4M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.05M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 175, 200 innings
  • 1 year/$607,000 (2016)
    • renewed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$556,875 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (9-272) (Stetson)
  • $95,000 signing bonus
  • agent: VC Sports
  • ML service: 9.139

Corey Seager ss
10 years/$325M (2022-31)

  • 10 years/$325M (2022-31)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/30/21
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 22:$32.5M, 23:$35M, 24:$34.5M, 25:$32M, 26-31:$31M annually
    • limited no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
  • 1 year/$13.75M (2021)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$7.6M (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4M (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$605,000 (2018)
    • renewed by LA Dodgers 3/18
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/3/15
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (1-18) (Northwest Cabarrus HS, Concord, N.C.)
  • $2.35M signing bonus ($1.95M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 8.032

Marcus Semien 2b
7 years/$175M (2022-28)

  • 7 years/$175M (2022-28)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/30/21
    • 22:$25M, 23-27:$26M annually, 28:$20M
  • 1 year/$18M (2021)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/26/21
  • 1 year/$13M (2020)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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/$545,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (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)
  • $130,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Wasserman)
  • ML service: 9.118

Nathan Eovaldi rhp
2 years/$34M (2023-24), plus vesting option

  • 2 years/$34M (2013)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/27/22
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 23:$16M, 24:$16M, 25:$20M player option if Eovaldi 1) pitches 300 innings combined in 2023-24 or 2) finishes in the top 5 of the 2024 Cy Young vote or 3) finishes in top 7 of 2024 Cy Young vote and makes 2024 All Star team
    • limited no-trade protection
    • annual performance bonuses based on innings pitched: $750,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160 IP
    • award bonuses: $250,000 for Cy Young ($200,000 for second in vote, $150,000 for third, $100,000 for fourth, $50,000 for fifth). $150,000 for WS MVP. $100,000 each All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP
    • perks: hotel suite on road, may buy 4 premium home-game tickets
    • Eovaldi to donate up to 1 percent of annual earnings to club charity
  • 4 years/$68M (2019-22)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/6/18
    • 19-22: $17M annually
  • 1 year/$2M (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/12/17
    • 17:$2M, 18:$2M club option
    • performance bonuses:
      • as starting pitcher:
        • $150,000 for 22 games started. $250,000 for 24 GS. $350,000 for 26 GS. $450,000 for 28 GS. $550,000 for 30 GS
        • $150,000 for 160 innings pitched as starter. $250,000 for 170 IP. $350,000 for 180 IP. $450,000 for 190 IP. $550,000 for 200 IP.
      • as relief pitcher:
        • $100,000 for 40 innings pitched as a reliever. $125,000 for 45 IP. $150,000 for 50 IP. $175,000 for 55 IP. $200,000 60 IP.
        • $100,000 for 40 relief appearances. $125,000 for 45 relief appearances. $150,000 for 50 relief appearances. $175,000 for 55 relief appearances. $200,000 for 60 relief appearances
        • $125,000 each for 25, 30 games finished. $150,000 for 35 GF. $175,000 for 40 GF. $200,000 for 45 GF. $225,000 for 50 GF. $250,000 for 55, 60 GF.
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2018 option 11/2/17
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Tampa Bay 7/25/18 with $720,430 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/19/16 (avoided arbitration, $6.3M-$4.9M)
    • DFA by NY Yankees 11/18/16, released 11/23/16
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$517,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Miami 12/19/14
  • 1 year/$502,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
    • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 7/25/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 8/6/11
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (11-337) (Alvin HS, Texas)
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 12.013

Jon Gray rhp
4 years/$56M (2022-25)

  • 4 years/$56M (2022-25)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/30/21
    • 22:$15M, 23:$15M, 24:$13M, 25:$13M
  • 1 year/$6M (2021)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.65M (2020)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.925M (2019)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/18
  • 1 year/$540,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year/$509,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/4/15
  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (1-3) (University of Oklahoma)
  • $4.8M signing bonus ($5.6264M slot)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 8.062

Andrew Heaney lhp
2 years/$25M (2023-24)

  • 2 years/$25M (2023-24), including 2024 player option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/7/22
    • 23:$12M, 24:$13M player option ($500,000 buyout)
    • 2024 player option increases to $20M if Heaney:
      • pitches 150 innings in 2023, and
      • does not have an injury that would prevent him from being on the active roster within 60 days of Opening Day 2024
    • 2023 performance bonuses: $750,000 for 100 innings pitched. $1.25M for 120 IP. $1.5M each for 140, 160 IP.
    • 2024 performance bonuses at 2023 values and thresholds if Heaney exercises his 2024 player option at $13M
    • Heaney to donate $50,000 annually to club charity
  • 1 year/$8.5M (2022)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/10/21
    • performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 100, 125, 150, 175 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$6.75M (2021)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from LA Angels 7/30/21 with $2,322,581 remaining on contract and Angels paying Yankees $500,000 on Sept. 15 as part of the deal
    • DFA by NY Yankees 10/5/21, refused assignment, elected free agency 10/7/21
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$800,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/9/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/17
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
  • 1 year/$509,250 (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Miami 6/16/14
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Miami 12/10/14
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Miami 12/10/14
  • drafted by Miami 2012 (1-9) (Oklahoma State)
  • $2.6M signing bonus ($2.8M slot)
  • agent: Rob Martin, Icon Sports
  • ML service: 8.150

David Robertson rhp
1 year/$11.5M (2024), plus 2025 option

  • 1 year/$11.5M (2024), plus 2025 mutual option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/26/24
    • 24:$10M 25:$7M mutual option ($1.5M buyout)
    • $5M of 2024 salary is deferred, paid $1M annually, 2027-31
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/8/22
    • acquired by Miami in trade from NY Mets 7/27/23 with $3,548,387 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/16/22
    • performance bonuses: $125,000 each for 25, 30, 35, 50 games
    • roster bonuses: $200,000 each for 30, 60, 90, 120, 150 days on active roster
    • assignment bonus: $100,000 if traded
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Chicago Cubs 8/2/22 with $1,230,769 remaining on contract
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 8/16/21
  • 4 years/$23M (2019-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/3/19
    • 19:10M, 20:$11M, 21:$12M club option ($2M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $100,000 each for WS MVP, Cy Young ($50,000 for second place in CY vote, $25,000 for third)
    • Robertson to donate 1% of salary to club charity
    • Philadelphia declined 2021 option 10/30/20
  • 4 years/$46M (2012-15)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/8/14
    • 15:$10M, 16:$11M, 17:$12M, 18:$13M
    • award bonuses: $15,000 for All Star. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star start. $50,000 for Sporting News All Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $100,000 each for MVP, Cy Young ($90,000 for second in vote, $80,000 for third, $70,000 for fourth, $60,000 for fifth)
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to five clubs: Detroit, LA Dodgers, NY Mets, Oakland, Philadelphia)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/18/17
  • 1 year/$5.215M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • NY Yankees made qualifying offer 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/25/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.55M-$2.85M)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $25,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$460,450 (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year/$426,650 (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year/$406,825 (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/3/09 (split contract, $102,812 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/28/08
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (17-524) (Alabama)
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • agents: self-represented (replaced All Bases Covered 10/18)
  • ML service: 14.119

Nathaniel Lowe 1b
1 year/$7.5M (2024)

  • 1 year/$7.5M (2024)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.05M (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$716,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Tampa Bay 12/10/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/29/19
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2016 (13-390) (Mississippi State)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.145

José Leclerc rhp
4 years/$14.75M (2019-22), plus 2023-24 options

  • 4 years/$14.75M (2019-22), plus 2023-24 club options
    • signed extension with Texas 3/6/19
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 19:$1M, 20:$2.25M, 21:$4M, 22:$4.75M, 23:$6M club option ($750,000 buyout), 24:$6.25M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • replaces 1 year/$575,000 deal signed 3/19
    • Texas exercised 2023 option 11/7/22
    • Texas exercised 2024 option 11/4/23
  • 1 year/$552,300 (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • 1 year/$536,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/16
  • signed by Texas 12/9/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Munger English
  • ML service: 7.041

Tyler Mahle rhp
2 years/$22M (2024-25)

  • 2 years/$22M (2024-25)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/14/23
    • 24:$5.5M, 25:$16.5M
    • may earn additional $5M in performance bonuses based on innings
    • limited no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2023)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.2M (2022)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Cincinnati 8/2/22 with $1,828,571 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$609,793 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 1 year/$570,000 (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 8/27/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (7-225) (Westminster HS, Calif.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($160,500 slot)
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 6.018

Adolis García rf
2 years/$14M (2024-25)

  • 2 years/$14M (2024-25)
    • signed extension with Texas 2/8/24 (avoided arbitration, $6.9M-$5M)
    • 24:$4.75M, 25:$9.25M
    • 2025 salary may increase based on 2024 MVP vote, with total value reaching $20.25M
  • 1 year/$747,760 (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • 1 year/$714,000 (2022)
    • renewed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • DFA by Texas 2/10/21, sent outright to Triple-A 2/12/21
    • contract selected by Texas 4/13/21
  • 1 year/$564,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
    • acquired by Texas in trade 12/21/19 after being DFA by St. Louis 12/18/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/6/18
  • signed by St. Louis as a free agent from Cuba 2/24/17
  • $2.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.095

Kirby Yates rhp
1 year/$4.5M (2024)

  • 1 year/$4.5M (2024)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/5/23
  • 2 years/$8.25M (2022-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/29/21
    • 22:$1M, 23:$6M, 24:$5.75M club option ($1.25M buyout)
    • Atlanta declined 2024 option 11/6/23
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/19
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2021)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/20/21
    • performance bonuses based on relief appearances: $50,000 each for 20, 25, 30, 35 games. $125,000 each for 40, 45, 50 games. $250,000 each for 55, 60, 65 games. $375,000 for 70 games.
  • 1 year/$7.0625M (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.0625M (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.0625M (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • DFA by LA Angels 4/2/17, sent outright to Triple-A 4/5/17
    • contract selected by LA Angels 4/22/17
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 4/26/17 after being DFA by LA Angels 4/23/17
  • 1 year/$511,900 (2016)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 1/8/16 after being DFA by Cleveland 1/5/16
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers from NY Yankees 10/5/16
  • 1 year/$512,800 (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 11/25/15 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 11/20/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • signed by Tampa Bay 6/19/09 as amateur free agent (Yavapai JC, Ariz.)
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports
  • ML service: 9.021

Dane Dunning rhp
1 year/$3.325M (2024)

  • 1 year/$3.325M (2024)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$742,840 (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • 1 year/$714,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year/$572,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/20
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/8/20
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Washington 12/7/16
  • drafted by Washington 2016 (1-29) (Florida)
  • $2M signing bonus ($2.0346M slot)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 3.083

Jonah Heim c
1 year/$3.05M (2024)

  • 1 year/$3.05M (2024)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$745,660 (2023)
    • renewed by Texas 3/23
  • 1 year/$714,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year/$574,000 (2021)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Oakland 2/6/21
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/2/19
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/20
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Tampa Bay 12/19/17
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Baltimore 8/1/16
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (4-129) (Amherst Central HS, N.Y.)
  • $389,700 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Frye-McCann
  • ML service: 3.097

Leody Taveras of
1 year/$2.55M (2024)

  • 1 year/$2.55M (2024)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$733,445 (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year/$574,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
  • signed by Texas 7/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.124

Andrew Knizner c
1 year/$1.825M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1.825M (2024)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/11/24
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by St. Louis 11/17/23
  • 1 year/$718,300 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$579,200 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$566,900 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/31/19
  • drafted by St. Louis 2016 (7-286) (NC State)
  • $185,300 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 4.021

Travis Jankowski of
1 year/$1.7M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1.7M (2024)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/26/24
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2023)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/27/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 3/29/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/16/22 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/6/22
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 8/1/22 after being DFA by NY Mets 7/29/22
    • DFA by Seattle 8/5/22, released 8/10/22
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 8/16/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/15/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 5/30/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 11/5/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/14/20
  • 1 year/$1.165M (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from San Diego 10/31/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
  • 1 year/$544,300 (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • 1 year/$508,800 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/19/15
  • drafted by San Diego 2012 (1s-44) (Stony Brook, N.Y.)
  • $975,000 signing bonus ($1,165,800 slot)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 6.153

Jonathan Hernández rhp
1 year/$1.245M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1.245M (2024)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$995,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$720,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year/$587,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year/$564,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • signed by Texas 1/30/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.131

Brock Burke lhp
1 year/$1.035M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1.035M (2024)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$742,840 (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • 1 year/$714,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year/$572,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year/$564,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Tampa Bay 12/21/18
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2014 (3-96) (Evergreen HS, Colo.)
  • $0.8975M signing bonus ($0.5449M slot)
  • agent: Apex
  • ML service: 3.065

Josh Sborz rhp
1 year/$1.025M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1.025M (2024)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$733,450 (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • 1 year/$714,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year/$573,500 (2021)
    • acquired by Texas in trade 2/16/21 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 2/11/21
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/18
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/19
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2015 (2s-74) (Virginia)
  • $722,500 signing bonus ($827,000 slot)
  • agent: McNamara Baseball
  • ML service: 3.055

Josh H. Smith 2b-ss
1 year/$727,095 (2023)

  • 1 year/$727,095 (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/30/22
  • acquired by Texas in trade from NY Yankees 7/29/21
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2019 (2-67) (LSU)
  • $976,700 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.129

Ezequiel Duran 2b
1 year/$724,170 (2023)

  • 1 year/$724,170 (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • acquired by Texas in trade from NY Yankees 7/29/21
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.072

Josh Jung 3b
1 year/$721,485 (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/9/22
  • drafted by Texas 2019 (1-8) (Texas Tech)
  • $4.4M signing bonus ($5,176,900 slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 1.027

Grant Anderson rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/29/23
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Seattle 4/1/19
  • drafted by Seattle 2018 (21-628) (McNeese State)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.083

Cody Bradford lhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/15/23
  • drafted by Texas 2019 (6-175) (Baylor)
  • $700,000 signing bonus ($284,200 slot)
  • ML service: 0.086

Evan Carter of
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/8/23
  • drafted by Texas 2020 (2-50) (Elizabethton HS, Tenn.)
  • $1.25M signing bonus ($1,469,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.024

Marc Church rhp
2024

  • 2024
    • contract selected by Texas 11/14/23
  • drafted by Texas 2019 (18-535) (North Atlanta HS, Ga.)
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Carson Coleman rhp
2024

  • 2024
    • selected by Texas from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/6/23
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Tampa Bay 5/17/22
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2019 (33-998) (Kentucky)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jose Corniell rhp
2024

  • 2024
    • contract selected by Texas 11/14/23
  • signed by Texas 7/2/19 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $630,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Justin Foscue 2b
2024

  • 2024
    • contract selected by Texas 11/14/23
  • drafted by Texas 2020 (1-14) (Mississippi State)
  • $3.25M signing bonus ($4,036,800 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Dustin Harris 1b-3b
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/13/22
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Oakland 9/18/20
  • drafted by Oakland 2019 (11-344) (St. Petersburg JC, Fla.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Sam Huff c
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year/$572,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/10/20
  • drafted by Texas 2016 (7-219) (Arcadia HS, Phoenix)
  • $225,000 signing bonus ($189,600 slot)
  • ML service: 1.150

Antoine Kelly lhp
2024

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/14/23
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 8/1/22
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2019 (2-65) (Wabash Valley JC, Ill.)
  • $1,025,100 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Zak Kent rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/13/22
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • drafted by Texas 2019 (9-265) (VMI)
  • $140,000 signing bonus ($155,800 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jake Latz lhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/16/23
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/25/21
    • returned to Triple-A by Texas 8/30/21
  • drafted by Texas 2017 (5-164) (Kent State)
  • $386,100 signing bonus ($288,500 slot)
  • ML service: 0.022

Jonathan Ornelas 3b
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/13/22
  • drafted by Texas 2018 (3-91) (Kellis HS, Glendale, Ari.)
  • $622,800 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.030

Yerry Rodríguez rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • signed by Texas 9/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.044

Owen White rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • drafted by Texas 2018 (2-55) (China Grove HS, N.C.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1,257,500 slot)
  • ML service: 0.006

Cole Winn rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/13/22
    • re-signed by Texas 3/23
  • drafted by Texas 2018 (1-15) (Orange Lutheran HS, Calif.)
  • $3.15M signing bonus ($3.7385M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000



Minor leagues

Gerardo Carrillo rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/27/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
    • DFA by Washington 12/20/22, sent outright to Triple-A 12/23/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/20
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/21
    • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Dodgers 7/29/21
  • signed by LA Dodgers 7/5/16 as a free agent from Mexico
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Diego Castillo rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/26/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2023)
    • lost arbitration with Seattle 2/1/23 ($3.225M-$2.95M)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 5/1/23
    • elected free agency 10/12/23
  • 1 year/$2.15M (2022)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$582,300 (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 7/29/21 with $206,623 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$575,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 1 year/$561,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 2018
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • signed by Tampa Bay 3/5/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 4.150

Bernardo Flores lhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/3/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • released by Colorado 4/1/22
    • signed by Cincinnati 4/1/22 as a free agent 3/19/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/21
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers from Chicago White Sox 4/1/21
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers 6/24/21 after being DFA by St. Louis 6/22/21
    • DFA by Colorado 9/18/21, sent outright to Triple-A 9/20/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/20
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2016 (7-206) (USC)
  • $200,000 signing bonus ($214,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.037 (through 2022)

Kyle Funkhouser rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/6/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$710,200 (2022)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/22
    • DFA by Detroit 11/13/22, elected free agency 11/18/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/20
  • drafted by Detroit 2016 (4-115) (Louisville)
  • $750,000 signing bonus ($516,200 slot)
  • ML service: 2.133 (through 2022)

Shane Greene rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/10/24 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/23
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/6/23, sent outright to Triple-A 9/8/23
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 10/1/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 3/17/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 5/15/22
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 5/17/22, sent outright to Triple-A 5/20/22 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 5/26/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/23/22
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/24/22, elected free agency 7/27/22
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 7/29/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2021)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/9/21
    • pro-rated $1.5M salary for the balance of 2021 season
    • DFA by Atlanta 8/10/21, released 8/14/21
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 8/20/21
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 9/22/21, released 9/26/21
  • 1 year/$6.25M (2020)
    • lost arbitration with Atlanta 2/5/20 ($6.75M-$6.25M)
  • 1 year/$4M (2019)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Detroit 7/31/19 with $645,161 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2018)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
  • 1 year/$517,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/25/16
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from NY Yankees 12/5/14
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2009 (15-465) (Daytona Beach CC, Fla.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 7.030

Anthony Gutierrez of
2023

  • signed by Texas 1/15/22 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.97M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Elier Hernandez of
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/27/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/28/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/14/22
    • DFA by Texas 8/16/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/28/20 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Kansas City 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.037

Derek Hill cf
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/27/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/16/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/21/23
    • DFA by Washington 7/5/23, sent outright to Triple-A 7/7/23
    • elected free agency 10/6/23
  • 1 year/$704,900 (2022)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/22
    • claimed off waivers by Seattle 8/5/22 after being DFA by Detroit 8/1/22
    • DFA by Seattle 10/26/22, sent outright to Triple-A 10/28/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/20
  • drafted by Detroit 2014 (1-23) (Elk Grove HS, Calif.)
  • $2M signing bonus ($1,953,100 slot)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 1.095

Jonathan Holder rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/10/24 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$750,000 (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/16/20 (non-guaranteed)
    • may earn additional $150,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$750,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$508,300 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/8/19 ($262,947 in minors)
  • 1 year/$553,850 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18 ($M in minors)
  • 1 year/$536,875 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/16
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2014 (6-182) (Mississippi State)
  • $170,000 signing bonus ($237,600 slot)
  • ML service: 4.124

Andrew Knapp c
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/27/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/3/23 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Detroit 8/9/23
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 8/16/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$800,000 (2022)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 4/5/22
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 5/16/22, refused assignment, elected free agency 5/19/22
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 5/22/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/27/22
    • DFA by Seattle 7/9/22, sent outright to Triple-A (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 7/19/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/31/22
    • DFA by San Francisco 9/6/22, sent outright to Triple-A 9/8/22
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2021)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 11/5/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$710,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$565,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/19
  • 1 year/$548,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2013 (2-53) (Cal)
  • $1.0331M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Apex
  • ML service: 5.068

Wyatt Langford of
2023

  • drafted by Texas 2023 (1-3) (Florida)
  • $8M signing bonus ($7.698M slot)
  • ML service:

Jack Leiter rhp
2023

  • drafted by Texas 2021 (1-2) (Vanderbilt)
  • $7.922M signing bonus ($7,789,900 slot)
  • ML service:

Joe Palumbo lhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/20/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/20/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers from Texas 11/5/21
    • non-tendered by San Francisco 11/30/21
  • 1 year/$564,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • drafted by Texas 2013 (30-910) (John the Baptist HS, West Islip, NY)
  • $32,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.130 (through 2022)

Kevin Plawecki c
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/12/23 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Pittsburgh 3/28/23
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 4/3/23 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Washington 5/16/23 (Plawecki exercised right to opt out of contract)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 5/20/23 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from San Diego 7/28/23
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2022)
    • re-signed by Boston 11/30/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Boston 9/17/22, released 9/19/22
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 9/21/22
  • 1 year/$900,000 (2020)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/7/20
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$900,000 (2020)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/7/20
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 150, 200, 250, 300, 350 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$1.1375M (2019)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Mets 1/6/19
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/9/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Cleveland 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$557,471 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$511,360 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/21/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (1s-35) (Purdue)
  • $1.4M signing bonus ($1,467,400 slot)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.167 (through 2022)

Brock Porter rhp
2023

  • drafted by Texas 2022 (4-109) (St. Mary’s Prep, Orchard Lake, Mich.)
  • $3.7M signing bonus ($560,200 slot) (at signing, largest ever bonus for a player selected after the second round)
  • ML service:

Austin Pruitt rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/10/24 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/4/23
    • elected free agency 10/4/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 3/13/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/28/22
    • DFA by Oakland 8/22/22, sent outright to Triple-A 8/24/22
    • contract selected by Oakland 8/27/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/3/22
  • 1 year/$617,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Miami in trade 7/28/21 after being DFA by Houston with $222,433 remaining on contract
    • DFA by Miami 8/5/21, sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/21
    • contract selected by Miami 8/20/21
    • DFA by Miami 9/2/21, sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/21
    • elected free agency 10/5/21
  • 1 year/$584,900 (2020)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Tampa Bay 1/10/20
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (9-278) (Houston)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($142,200 slot)
  • ML service: 5.034

Kumar Rocker rhp
2023

  • drafted by Texas 2022 (1-3) (Tri-City of independent Frontier League)
  • $5.2M signing bonus ($7,591,600 slot)
  • drafted by NY Mets 2021 (1-10) (Vanderbilt) ($4,739,900 slot) (did not sign after verbally agreeing to $6M bonus)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service:

Nick Snyder rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/9/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/18/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/21/21
  • drafted by Texas 2017 (19-584) (Indian River State JC, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.059 (through 2022)

José Ureña rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1  year (2024)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/16/24 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2023), plus 2024 club option
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/11/22
    • 23:$3M, 24:$4.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 15, 20, 25, 30 starts
    • DFA by Colorado 4/25/23, released 4/27/23
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 5/2/23 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Washington 8/3/23
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 8/7/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/9/23
    • elected free agency 11/2/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 3/29/22 (minor-league contract with salaries of $1.25M in majors, $250,000 in minors)
    • performance bonuses:
      • as starter: $50,000 for 5 starts. $100,000 for 10 starts. $200,000 for 15 starts. $300,000 for 20 starts, $400,000 for 25 starts, $500,000 for 30 starts
      • as reliever: $50,000 for 20 games. $100,000 for 30 games. $150,000 for 40 games. $200,000 for 50 games. $250,000 for 60 games. $300,000 for 70 games.
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 3/30/22
    • DFA by Milwaukee 5/2/22, refused assignment, elected free agency 5/9/22
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 5/19/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 7/6/22
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2021)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/23/20
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 15, 18, 21, 24, 27 starts
  • 1 year/$3.75M (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Miami 11/30/20, non-tendered 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • renewed by Miami 3/17
  • 1  year (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • signed by Florida 5/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $52,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Premier Talent
  • ML service: 7.045

Aaron Zavala of
2023

  • drafted by Texas 2021 (2-38) (Oregon)
  • $830,000 signing bonus ($1,952,300 slot)
  • ML service: