Texas Rangers

Service time in years & days (through 2022 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 $2.05 billion in March, 2022.

RANGERS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2022 $142,243,833 (15) $                     (  ) $156,214,667 (19)
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)
  • AGM, Professional Scouting, Research & Development, and Pacific Rim Operations Josh Boyd
  • 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

 

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: 7.032

Marcus Semien ss
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: 8.118

Martín Pérez lhp
1 year/$19.65M (2023)

  • 1 year/$19.65M (2023)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 11/15/22 (accepted qualifying offer)
  • 1 year/$4M (2022)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 3/11/22
  • 1 year/$5M (2021), plus 2022 club option
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 1/16/21
    • 21:$4.5M, 22:$6M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170 innings pitched
    • 2022 performance bonus: $250,000 for 180 IP
    • Boston declined 2022 option 11/7/21
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/14/19
    • 20:$6M, 21:$6.25M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • 2020 performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170 innings pitched
    • option increases $150,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170 IP in 2020 and $250,000 for 180 IP in 2020
    • if option is exercised, 2021 performance bonuses are at the same amounts and innings pitched as the escalator clause
    • Boston declined 2021 option 11/1/20
  • 1 year/$4M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/30/19
    • 19:$3.5M, 20:$7.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2020 option increases to $8M with 170 innings pitched in 2019, $8.5M with 180 IP in 2019
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 135, 145, 155, 165, 175 innings pitched
    • Minnesota declined 2020 option 11/4/19
  • 4 years/$12.5M (2014-17), plus 2018-20 club options
    • signed extension with Texas 11/7/13
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$750,000, 15:$1M, 16:$2.9M, 17:$4.4M, 18:$6M club option ($2.45M buyout), 19:$7.5M club option ($0.75M buyout), 20:$9M club option ($250,000 buyout)
    • Texas declined 2019 option 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$492,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
  • signed by Texas 7/2/2007 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $580,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 10.038

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: 7.062

Jake Odorizzi rhp
2 years/$20.25M (2021-22), plus 2023 option

  • 2 years/$20.25M (2021-22), plus 2023 player option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 3/8/21
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 21:$6M, 22:$5M, 23:$6.5M player option ($3.25M buyout)
    • 2023 option price increases $2M each and buyout increases $1M each for 20, 25, 30 points (Odorizzi earns 1 point for each start as a pitcher or pitching appearance of 12 or more outs in 2021 or 2022) (Odorizzi met all thresholds, increasing 2023 player option to $12.5M with a $6.25M buyout)
    • 2022 performance bonuses: $500,000 for 100 innings pitched. $1M each for 110, 120, 130, 140, 150 IP. $1.25M for 160 IP.
    • 2023 performance bonuses (if Odorizzi exercised player option): $500,000 each for 120, 130 IP. $1M each for 140, 150 IP.
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Houston 8/2/22 with $9,313,187 remaining on contract ($2,813,187 in 2022 and $6.5M buyout)
    • Odorizzi exercised 2023 option at $12.5M 11/8/22
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Atlanta 11/9/22, with Braves paying $10M to Rangers as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$17.8M (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/14/19 (Odorizzi accepted qualifying offer)
  • 1 year/$9.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • Minnesota made $17.8M qualifying offer 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$6.3M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/15/18 ($6.3M-$6.05M)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Tampa Bay 2/17/18
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/14/17 ($4.1-$3.825M)
  • 1 year/$520,700 (2016)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$522,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$503,100 (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 9/16/12
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Kansas City 12/9/12
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2008 (1s-32) (Highland HS, Ill.)
  • signed 6/08, $1.06M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 9.042

Brad Miller inf
2 years/$10M (2022-23)

  • 2 years/$10M (2022-23)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 3/17/22
    • 22:$6M, 23:$4M
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2021)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/17/21
  • 1 year/$2M (2020)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 2/12/20
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 250, 300, 350, 400, 450 plate appearances
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/28/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 3/21/19
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/24/19
    • DFA by Cleveland 4/15/19, sent outright to Triple-A 4/17/19 (refused assignment)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 4/22/19 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from NY Yankees 6/13/19
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/15/19
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/7/18, acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Tampa Bay 6/10/18 with $2,709,677 remaining on contract (Rays pay Brewers $2,209,677 cash as part of the dea)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 7/28/18, released 7/31/18
  • 1 year/$3.575M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$527,600 (2016)
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$527,600 (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$510,100 (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/28/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2011 (2-62) (Clemson)
  • $750,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 9.004

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
  • 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: 6.041

Mitch Garver c
1 year/$3.335M (2022)

  • 1 year/$3.335M (2022)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Minnesota 3/11/22
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.875M (2021)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$620,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (9-260) (New Mexico)
  • $40,000 signing bonus ($148,100 slot)
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 5.045

Taylor Hearn lhp
1 year/$1.05M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.05M (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$582,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/18
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Washington 7/30/16
  • drafted by Washington 2015 (5-164) (Oklahoma Baptist)
  • $0.275M signing bonus ($0.3076M slot)
  • ML service: 3.125

Brett Martin lhp
1 year/$1.025M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.025M (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$589,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year/$570,500 (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
  • drafted by Texas 2014 (4-126) (Walters State CC, Tenn.)
  • $475,000 signing bonus ($464,300 slot)
  • ML service: 3.151

Jonathan Hernández rhp
1 year/$720,000 (2022)

  • 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: 3.041

Nathaniel Lowe 1b
1 year/$716,000 (2022)

  • 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: 2.145

Brock Burke lhp
1 year/$714,000 (2022)

  • 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: 2.065

Dane Dunning rhp
1 year/$714,000 (2022)

  • 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: 2.083

Adolis García rf
1 year/$714,000 (2022)

  • 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: 2.095

Jonah Heim c
1 year/$714,000 (2022)

  • 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: 2.097

Spencer Howard rhp
1 year/$714,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$714,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/21
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Philadelphia 7/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/9/20
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2017 (2-45) (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)
  • $1.15M signing bonus ($1.5238M slot)
  • ML service: 2.033

John King lhp
1 year/$714,000 (2022)

  • 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 Texas 9/4/20
  • drafted by Texas 2017 (10-314) (Houston)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($131,300 slot)
  • ML service: 2.026

Josh Sborz rhp
1 year/$714,000 (2022)

  • 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: 2.055

Eli White 2b
1 year/$714,000 (2022)

  • 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 Texas 9/1/20
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Oakland 12/21/18
  • drafted by Oakland 2016 (11-322) (Clemson)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.065

Joe Barlow rhp
1 year/$704,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$704,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/23/21
  • drafted by Texas 2016 (11-339) (Salt Lake JC)
  • ML service: 1.103

A.J. Alexy rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 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
  • acquired by Texas in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/17
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2016 (11-341) (Twin Valley HS, Elverson, Pa.)
  • $597,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.055

Ezequiel Duran 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 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: 0.072

Sam Huff c
1 year (2022)

  • 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: 1.070

Josh Jung 3b
1 year (2022)

  • 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: 0.027

Mark Mathias 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/24/22
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 8/1/22
  • 1 year/$572,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/19/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Cleveland 11/20/19
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/20
  • drafted by Cleveland 2015 (3-93) (Cal Poly)
  • $550,000 signing bonus ($617,100 slot)
  • ML service: 1.153

Glenn Otto rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from NY Yankees 7/29/21
    • contract selected by Texas 8/27/21
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2017 (5-152) (Rice)
  • $320,900 signing bonus ($323,400 slot)
  • ML service: 1.033

Cole Ragans lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/4/22
  • drafted by Texas 2016 (1-30) (North Florida Christian HS, Tallahassee)
  • $2,003,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.063

Yerry Rodriguez rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 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: 0.005

Josh Smith 2b-ss
1 year (2022)

  • 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: 0.111

Leody Taveras of
1 year (2022)

  • 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: 1.124

Bubba Thompson of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/4/22
  • drafted by Texas 2017 (1-26) (McGill-Toolen Catholic HS, Mobile, Ala.)
  • $2.1M signing bonus ($2,450,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.063

Ricky Vanasco rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
  • drafted by Texas 2017 (15-464) (Williston HS, Fla.)
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000



Minor leagues

Maximo Acosta ss
2022

  • signed by Texas 7/2/19 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Luisangel Acuna ss
2022

  • signed by Texas 7/2/18 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service:

Justin Anderson rhp
2 years (2021-22)

  • 2 years (2021-22)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/13/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$577,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/20
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$561,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 4/23/18
  • drafted by LA Angels 2014 (14-419) (Texas-San Antonio)
  • ML service: 2.161 (through 2020)

Sherten Apostel 3b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
    • DFA by Texas 4/7/22, sent outright to Triple-A 4/14/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Pittsburgh 8/17/18
  • signed by Pittsburgh 8/17/18 as an amateur free agent from Curacao
  • ML service: 0.044 (through 2021)

Kyle Cody rhp
2022

  • 1 year/$573,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/19/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
  • drafted by Texas 2016 (6-189) (Kentucky)
  • $150,000 signing bonus ($252,900 slot)
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 1.108 (through 2021)

Edwar Colina rhp
2022

  • 1 year/$570,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/21
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Minnesota 10/6/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/19/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/25/20
  • signed by Minnesota 9/29/15 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.007 (through 2021)

DeMarcus Evans rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
    • DFA by Texas 6/26/22, sent outright Triple-A 7/1/22
  • 1 year/$571,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (25-738) (Petal HS, Miss.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.143 (through 2021)

Justin Foscue 2b
2022

  • drafted by Texas 2020 (1-14) (Mississippi State)
  • $3.25M signing bonus ($4.0368M slot)
  • ML service:

Dustin Harris 1b-3b
2022

  • 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:

Elier Hernandez of
1 year (2022)

  • 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: 0.000 (through 2021)

Joe Hudson c
2022

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/25/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 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: 0.131 (through 2020)

Antoine Kelly lhp
2022

  • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 8/1/22
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2019 (2-65) (Wabash Valley JC, Ill.)
  • $1.0251M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Jack Kruger c
2022

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/6/21
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 5/15/21 after being DFA by LA Angels 5/7/21
    • DFA by Texas 5/15/21, sent outright to Triple-A 5/17/21
  • drafted by LA Angels 2016 (20-606) (Mississippi State)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2020)

Jake Latz lhp
2022

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/25/21
    • returned by Texas to Triple-A 8/30/21
  • drafted by Texas 2017 (5-164) (Kent State)
  • $386,100 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.006 (through 2021)

Jack Leiter rhp
2022

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

Bayron Lora of
2022

  • signed by Texas 7/2/19 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $4.2M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Spencer Patton rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 6/25/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/9/21
  • 2017-20
    • signed by Yokohama Bay Stars of Japan 11/23/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 11/20/15
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$508,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 9/4/14
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Kansas City 7/16/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (24-726) (SIU-Edwardsville)
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 1.126 (through 2021)

Brock Porter rhp
2022

  • 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:

Wilson Ramos c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 8/16/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2M (2021)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/26/21
    • DFA by Detroit 6/15/21, released 6/20/21
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 7/6/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 8/6/21
  • 2 years/$19M (2019-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/18
    • $2M signing bonus, paid 7/1/19
    • 19:$6.25M, 20:$9.25M, 21:$10M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • annual performance bonus: $500,000 for 100 starts at catcher (met 2019)
    • NY Mets declined 2021 option 10/28/20
  • 2 years/$12.5M (2017-18)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/12/16
    • 17:$4M, 18:$8.5M
    • 2017 performance bonuses (plate appearances): $125,000 each for 300, 325 PA. $250,000 each 350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 PA
    • 2018 performance bonuses: $250,000 for 450, 475, 500 PA
    • if not on disabled list at end of 2017 season, salary for 2018 increases by $2M with 55 starts in 2017 (met) and increases by an additional $250,000 each with 60, 65, 70, 75 starts in 2017
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/18 with $3,443,548 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$5.35M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.55M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.095M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$501,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$491,250 (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$415,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 7/28/10 (Nationals paid Twins $500,000 as part of the deal)
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/19/08
  • signed by Minnesota 2004 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 11.015 (through 2021)

Kumar Rocker rhp
2022

  • 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:

Jesus Tinoco c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/2/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/10/22, 9/1/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/10/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Colorado 7/28/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/20
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Colorado 8/14/20
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers 9/3/20 after being DFA by Miami 8/30/20
    • DFA by Colorado 11/20/20, sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/18
  • acquired by Colorado in trade from Toronto 7/28/15
  • signed by Toronto 9/22/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.010

Nick Tropeano rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/26/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/16/21 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.1M in majors)
    • performance bonuses
    • contract selected by San Francisco 5/21/21
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 6/11/21 after being DFA by San Francisco 6/4/21
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/30/21, sent outright to Triple-A 8/2/21 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 8/7/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/8/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/6/20
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 8/11/20 after being DFA by NY Yankees 8/8/20
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Pittsburgh 10/30/20
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/18
  • 1 year/$542,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Houston 9/2/14
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Houston 11/5/14
  • drafted by Houston 2011 (5-160) (Stony Brook)
  • $1.557M signing bonus
  • agent: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 4.084 (through 2021)

Owen White rhp
2022

  • drafted by Texas 2018 (2-55) (China Grove HS, N.C.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1,257,500 slot)
  • ML service:

Cole Winn rhp
2022

  • drafted by Texas 2018 (1-15) (Orange Lutheran HS, Calif.)
  • $3.15M signing bonus ($3.7385M slot)
  • ML service: