Texas Rangers

Service time in years & days (through 2018 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 $1.65 billion in April, 2019.
RANGERS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2019 $118,274,435 $ ( )
2018 $133,137,626 $166,342,492 (12)
2017 $165,348,063 $173,238,067 (13)
2016 $158,955,390 $164,642,718 (13)
2015 $141,733,540 $156,283,670 ( 7)
2014 $133,525,939 $145,707,196 ( 8)
2013 $125,340,100 $137,185,918 ( 8)
2012 $120,836,000 $134,283,218 ( 7)
2011 $ 92,124,290 $103,967,140 (13)
2010 $ 64,810,570 $ 74,302,980 (22)
2009 $ 68,178,798 $ 77,208,810 (20)
2008 $ 67,712,326 $ 78,640,138 (21)
2007 $ 68,318,675 $ 78,923,435 (17)
2006 $ 68,228,662 $ 82,730,146 (15)
2005 $ 55,849,000 $ 49,870,201 (22)
2004 $ 55,050,417 $ 79,217,225 (13)
2003 $103,491,667 $106,277,880 ( 4)
2002 $105,726,122 $106,915,180 ( 3)
2001 $ 87,819,000 $ 86,871,306 ( 7)
2000 $ 70,900,000 $ 57,879,024 (14)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Jon Daniels President of Baseball Operations & GM
2019 -

  • 2019 -
    • signed multi-year extension with Texas 6/7/18
  • 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 (Hart’s original contract: 3 years/$6M (2002-04). Hart signed a 2-year extension (2005-06) 1/05, with options until terminated by either party, at which point 5-year deal as adviser to owner Tom Hicks begins)
  • AGM, Professional Scouting, Research & Development, and Pacific Rim Operations Josh Boyd
  • AGM, Major League Operation & International Scouting Mike Daly
  • AGM, Player Development Jayce Tingler
  • AGM Shiraz Rehman
  • Senior Director, Amateur Scouting Kip Fagg
  • Director, Baseball Operations Matt Vinnola

Chris Woodward Manager
3 years (2019-21), plus 2022 option

  • 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
  • LA Dodgers, 2016-17
    • third-base coach
  • Seattle, 2013-15
    • minor-league infield coordinator (2013), infield coach (2014-15)
  • former manager Jeff Banister
    • 1 year (2018), plus 2019 club option
      • Texas exercised 2018 option and added a club option for 2019 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:$0.6M
      • 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

 

Shin-Soo Choo lf
7 years/$130M (2014-20)

  • 7 years/$130M (2014-20)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/13
    • 14:$14M, 15:$14M, 16:$20M, 17:$20M, 18:$20M, 19:$21M, 20:$21M
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 10 clubs/season)
    • award bonuses: $0.25M for MVP. $0.15M for WS MVP. $0.1M each for All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP
  • 1 year/$7.375M (2013)
    • signed by Cincinnati 2/11/13 (avoided arbitration, $8M-$6.75M)
    • Cincinnati made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$4.9M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Cleveland 12/11/12
  • 1 year/$3.975M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$461,100 (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$420,300 (2009)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/22/09 ($234,300 in minors)
  • 1 year/$390,400 (2008)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/08
  • 1 year/$383,100 (2007)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/07 (split contract, $109,600 in minors)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/06
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Seattle 7/06, with Indians paying Mariners undisclosed amount of cash
  • signed by Cleveland 2000 as a free agent from South Korea
  • $1.3M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 11.119

Elvis Andrus ss
8 years/$120M (2015-22), plus 2023 option

  • 8 years/$120M (2015-22), plus 2023 vesting option
    • signed extension with Texas 4/4/13
    • $2M signing bonus.
    • 15:$15M, 16:$15M, 17:$15M, 18:$15M, 19:$15M, 20:$15M, 21:$14M, 22:$14M, 23:$15M club option
    • 2023 option guaranteed with 550 plate appearances in 2022 or 1,100 PAs in 2021-22 combined
    • 2023 option becomes player option with trade or waiver claim
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 10 clubs beginning in 2016)
    • if traded, Andrus receives full no-trade protection with new club
    • may opt out of contract after 2018 and 2019 seasons
  • 3 years/$14.4M (2012-14)
    • signed extension with Texas 2/7/12 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$2.65M)
    • $0.75M signing bonus
    • 12:$2.375M, 13:$4.8M, 14:$6.475M
  • 1 year/$452,180 (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/11
  • 1 year/$418,420 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • contract purchased by Texas 4/5/09
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Atlanta 7/31/07 (Teixeira deal)
  • signed by Atlanta 1/25/05 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 10.000

Mike Minor lhp
3 years/$28M (2018-20)

  • 3 years/$28M (2018-20)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/6/17
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 18:$8M, 19:$9.5M, 20:$9.5M
    • limited no-trade protection allowing Minor to block deals to 10 clubs
  • 2 years/$7.25M (2016-17), plus 2018 mutual option

    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/19/16
    • 16:$2M, 17:$4M, 18:$10M mutual option ($1.25M buyout)
    • 2016 roster bonuses: $0.175M each for 30, 60, 90, 120 days on active Major League roster
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $0.165M/start from 11 to 20. $0.165M each for 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120 innings
    • 2017 performance bonuses: $$0.225M each for 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 starts. $0.225M each for 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 200 innings
    • award bonuses
    • Minor declined 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Atlanta 2/20/15 ($5.6M-$5.1M)
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$3.85M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$482,500 (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 8/7/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2009 (1-7) (Vanderbilt)
  • $2.42M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports (previously Bo McKinnis)
  • ML service: 7.138

Lance Lynn rhp
3 years/$30M (2019-21)

  • 3 years/$30M (2019-21)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/18/18
    • $4M signing bonus ($3M paid in 2019, $1M in 2020)
    • 19:$8M, 20:$10M, 21:$8M
  • 1 year/$12M (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 3/12/18
    • performance bonuses: $1M each for 170, 180 innings pitched
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Minnesota 7/30/18 with $4M remaining on contract (Twins pay Yankees $2M as part of the deal)
  • 3 years/$22M (2015-17)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from St. Louis 11/6/17
    • 15:$7M, 16:$7.5M, 17:$7.5M
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 25, 27, 29, 31 starts
    • 2017 performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 25, 27, 29, 31 starts
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year/$513,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year/$482,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 6/2/11
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • drafted by St. Louis 2008 (1s-39) (Mississippi)
  • signed 6/08, $938,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports Management
  • ML service: 7.119

Rougned Odor 2b
6 years/$49.5M (2017-22), plus 2023 option

  • 6 years/$49.5M (2017-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Texas 3/30/17, replacing one-year/$563,180 contract signed 2/24/17
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 17:$1M, 18:$3M, 19:$7.5M, 20:$9M, 21:$12M, 22:$12M, 23:$13.5M club option ($3M buyout)
    • perks: as part of the deal, Odor receives two horses for his ranch
  • 1 year/$522,700 (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/16
  • 1 year/$513,850 (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/8/14
  • signed by Texas 1/2011 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $425,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council (Rick Thurman and Rafael Nieves)
  • ML service: 4.121

Nate Jones rhp
3 years/$8M (2016-18), plus 2019-21 options

  • 3 years/$8M (2016-18), plus 2019-21 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/18/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • 16:$900,000, 17:$1.9M, 18:$3.95M, 19: club option at Major League minimum salary, 20:$3.75M club option, 21:$4.25M club option
    • buyout of $1.25M if an option is declined
    • if Jones does not need right elbow surgery by end of 2018 season, options increase to $4.65M in 2019, $5.15M in 2020 and 2021 becomes a $6M mutual option
    • 2017-18 salaries increase $500,000 each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished in the immediately preceding season
    • 2019 salaries increase $100,000 each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 GF in 2018 and $125,000 each for 55, 60 GF
    • 2020-21 salaries increase $125,000 each for 30, 35, 40, 45 GF in the immediately preceding season, $150,000 each for 50, 55 GF and $200,000 for 60 GF
    •  Chicago White Sox exercised 2019 option at $4.65M 10/29/18
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/31/19 with $1.5M remaining on contract (White Sox pay Rangers $750,000 as part of the trade.)
  • 1 year/$550,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/19/10
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2007 (5-179) (Northern Kentucky)
  • agent: Joe Speed
  • ML service: 7.000

Jesse Chavez rhp
2 years/$8M (2019-20)

  • 2 years/$8M (2019-20)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/30/18
    • 19:$4M, 20:$4M
  • 1 year/$1M (2018)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/21/18
    • salary increases to $1.5M when added to active roster
    • performance bonuses as reliever ($0.5M) and starter ($1M)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/19/18 with $588,709 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/11/16
    • may earn additional $3M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$4M (2016)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Oakland 11/20/15
    • won arbitration with Toronto 2/6/16 ($4M-$3.6M)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Toronto 8/1/16 with $1,355,191 remaining on contract and Blue Jays paying Dodgers $1.15M as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.15M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/12/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$775,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/7/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 5/27/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 8/6/12
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto (for cash) 8/24/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 10/20/11 after DFA by KC 10/11/11
    • DFA by Toronto 12/12/11
  • 1 year/$415,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/24/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Atlanta 7/31/10 (Royals paid Braves about $2M as part of deal)
  • 1 year/$402,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11/09
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Pittsburgh 11/3/09
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Tampa Bay 12/11/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased 8/27/08
  • acquired in trade from Texas 7/31/06
  • drafted by Texas 2002 (42-1,252) (Riverside CC, Calif.)
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 8.108

Nomar Mazara of
1 year/$3.3M (2019)

  • 1 year/$3.3M (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$563,560 (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • 1 year/$546,450 (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 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $4.95M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 3.000

Jeff Mathis c
2 years/$6.25M (2019-20)

  • 2 years (2019-20)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/19/18
    • 19:$3.25M, 20:$3M
  • 2 years/$4M (2017-18)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/6/16
    • 17:$2M, 18:$2M
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 12/18/15
    • performance bonuses: $20,000 each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500 plate appearances
  • 2 years/$3M (2013-14), plus 2015 option
    • signed extension with Toronto 8/14/12
    • 13:$1.5M, 14:$1.5M, 15:$1.5M club option (no buyout)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/13/12
    • Miami exercised 2015 option 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2012)
    • signed by Toronto 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 110, 120 games started
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from LA Angels 12/1/11
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2010)
    • won arbitration with LA Angels 2/19/10 ($1.3M-$0.7M)
  • 1 year/$450,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/16/09
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$415,000 (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/07
  • 1 year/$327,000 (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/05
  • drafted by Anaheim 2001 (1s-33)
  • $850,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports Management
  • ML service: 12.012

Shawn Kelley rhp
1 year/$2.75M (2019), plus 2020 option

  • 1 year/$2.75M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/29/19
    • 19:$2.5M, 20:$2.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $62,500 each 50, 55, 60, 65 games
  • 3 years/$15M (2016-18)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/10/15
    • 16:$4M, 17:$5.5M, 18:$5.5M
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 40, 50 games pitched. $0.1M for 60 games pitched
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 8/5/18 after being DFA by Washington 8/1/18 (as part of the deal, Nationals paid Athletics $1,491,828 of $1,655,914 remaining on Kelley’s contract, with Oakland responsible for $164,086, a pro-rated share of the $0.545M minimum salary)
  • 1 year/$2.835M (2015)
    • signed by San Diego 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.765M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from NY Yankees 12/29/14
  • 1 year/$0.935M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/30/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.2M-$0.75M)
    • may earn additional $0.165M in roster bonuses for 60, 90, 120, 150 days on Major League roster
    • acquired by Yankees in trade 2/13/13 after DFA by Seattle 2/7/13
  • 1 year/$600,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$420,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • 1 year/$412,500 (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/09
    • contract purchased by Seattle 4/4/09
  • drafted by Seattle 2007 (13-405) (Austin Peay)
  • agent: Mike McCann
  • ML service: 9.128

Logan Forsythe 2b
1 year/$2M (2019)

  • 1 year/$2M (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/26/19 (minor-league contract with salary of 2M in majors)
    • contract selected by Texas 3/27/19
  • 2 year/$10.25M (2016-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • $2.5M signing bonus ($0.75M on 4/1/16, $0.75M on 6/1/16, $1M on 8/1/16)
    • 16:$1M, 17:$5.75M, 18:$8.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2018 option may increase by $2.5M based on performance ($0.5M each for 550 (met), 600 plate appearances in 2016. $0.5M each for 550, 600 PAs in 2017.  $0.5M for 1,200 PAs in 2016-17 combined.)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Tampa Bay 1/23/17
    • LA Dodgers exercised 2017 option 11/17
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/18 with $2,951,613 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$509,700 (2014)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 11/20/13
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$499,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year/$481,400 (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • contract purchased by San Diego 5/4/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (1s-46) (Arkansas)
  • signed 6/08, $835,000 signing bonus
  • agent: PSI Sports Management
  • ML service: 7.113

Hunter Pence lf-rf
1 year/$2M (2019)

  • 1 year/$2M (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/7/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1.25M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Texas 3/27/19
  • 5 years/$90M (2014-18)
    • signed extension with San Francisco 9/29/13
    • 14:$16M, 15-18:$18.5M annually
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • full no-trade clause
  • 1 year/$13.8M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$10.4M (2012)
    • signed by Philadelphia 1/27/12 (avoided arbitration, $11.8M-$9M)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $0.1M each for NL MVP, WS MVP
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Philadelphia 7/3/12
  • 1 year/$6.9M (2011)
    • won arbitration with Houston 2/19/11 ($6.9M-$5.15M)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Houston 7/29/11 (Astros pay $2M of remaining 2011 salary of $2.3M)
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2010)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/23/10 (avoided arbitration, $4.1M-$3.1M)
  • 1 year/$439,000 (2009)
    • renewed by Houston 2/26/09
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove; $50,000 each for LCS MVP, WS MVP; $0.1M for MVP ($50,000 for 2nd in vote, $25,000 for 3rd)
  • 1 year/$396,000 (2008)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/22/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Houston 4/28/07
  • drafted by Houston 2004 (2-64) (Texas-Arlington)
  • $575,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council (previously Billy Martin Jr.)
  • ML service: 11.156

Edinson Volquez rhp
1 year/$2M (2019)

  • 2 years (2018-19)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/16/18 (minor-league contract)
    • receives 1 year/$2M Major League deal if added to ML roster
    • may earn additional $4.5M in 2019 performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/18
  • 2 years/$22M (2017-18)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/16
    • 17:$9M, 18:$13M
    • released by Miami 12/13/17
  • 2 years/$20M (2015-16), plus 2017 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/29/14
    • 15:$7.5M, 16:$9.5M, 17:$10M mutual option ($3M buyout)
    • $0.5M assignment bonus if traded
    • perks: suite on road
    • Volquez declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 1 year/$5M (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/11/13
  • 1 year/$5.725M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by San Diego 8/24/13, released 8/28/13
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 8/29/13 (Dodgers pay pro-rated Major League minimum, with Padres responsible for balance of 2013 salary)
  • 1 year/$2.2375M (2012)
    • signed by San Diego 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/31/11 (avoided arbitration, $2M-$1.3M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 24, 28 starts
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cincinnati 12/17/11
  • 1 year/$445,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$440,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$392,500 (2008)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Texas 12/21/07
    • signed by Cincinnati 2/29/08
  • 1 year/$382,000 (2007)
    • re-signed 2/07 (split contract paying $83,000 in minors)
  • 1 year/$329,000 (2006)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/05
  • signed by Texas 10/01 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 10.059

Jose 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 ($0.75M buyout), 24:$6.25M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • replaces 1 year/$0.575M deal signed 3/19
  • 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 Sports Management
  • ML service: 2.038

Delino DeShields Jr. 2b-of
1 year/$1.4M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.4M (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$561,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • 1 year/$540,300 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/17
  • 1 year/$517,130 (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)

    • selected by Texas from Houston in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • signed by Texas 2/27/15
  • drafted by Houston 2010 (1-8) (Woodward Academy, College Park, Ga.)
  • signed 8/5/10, $2.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 3.116

Rafael Montero rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/4/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/22/19
  • 1 year/$558,025 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/27/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/2/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$541,400 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$511,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/14/14
  • signed by NY Mets 2011 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 3.068

Joey Gallo 3b-1b
1 year/$605,500 (2019)

  • 1 year/$605,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year/$560,0009 (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • 1 year/$537,120 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/17
  • 1 year/$509,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/2//15
  • drafted by Texas 2012 (1s-39) (Bishop Gorman HS, Las Vegas)
  • $2.25M signing bonus ($1.3248M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Wasserman Media Group)
  • ML service: 2.103

Jesse Biddle lhp
1 year/$575,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$575,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/19
    • acquired by Seattle in trade 5/20/19 after being DFA by Atlanta 5/15/19
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 6/28/19 after being DFA by Seattle 6/23/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 2/3/16 after being DFA by Philadelphia 1/29/16
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 3/19/16 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 3/11/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2010 (1-27) (Germantown Friends HS, Philadelphia)
  • signed 6/10/10, $1.16M signing bonus
  • agent: Adam Karon, Sosnick Cobbe and Karon
  • ML service: 1.166

Ronald Guzman 1b
1 year/$569,500 (2019)

  • 1 year/$569,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/17
  • signed by Texas 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.171

Isiah Kiner-Falefa 2b-3b
1 year/$569,500 (2019)

  • 1 year/$569,500 (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 2013 (4-130) (Mid-Pacific Institute, Honolulu)
  • $202,000 signing bonus ($0.3859M slot)
  • ML service: 1.000

Luke Farrell rhp
1 year /$558,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$558,000 (2019)
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from LA Angels 1/4/19
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 9/3/18 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/1/18
    • DFA by LA Angels 12/21/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 7/1/17
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 7/28/17 after being DFA by Kansas City 7/24/17
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from LA Dodgers 8/9/17
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Cincinnati 10/4/17
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (6-174) (Northwestern)
  • $75,000 signing bonus ($252,500 slot)
  • ML service: 0.095

Yohander Mendez lhp
1 year/$558,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$558,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • 1 year/$536,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/16
  • signed by Texas 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.103

Jeffrey Springs lhp
1 year/$557,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$557,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/31/18
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (30-888) (Appalachian State)
  • ML service: 0.062

Scott Heineman rf
1 year/$555,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (11-318) (Oregon)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Kolby Allard lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/19
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Atlanta 7/30/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/31/18
  • drafted by Atlanta 2015 (1-14) (San Clemente HS, Calif.)
  • $3.0424M signing bonus ($2.8424M slot)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 0.043

Kyle Bird lhp
1 year/$555,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/18
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Tampa Bay 12/21/18
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2014 (35-1,057) (Flagler College, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Brock Burke lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 0.000

Willie Calhoun 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/12/17
  • acquired by Texas in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/17
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2015 (4-132) (Yavapai JC, Ariz.)
  • $347,500 signing bonus ($0.4188M slot)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 0.075

Emmanuel Clase rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/2/19
  • acquired by Texas in trade from San Diego 5/7/18
  • signed by San Diego 1/26/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Peter Fairbanks rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/8/19
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (9-258) (Missouri)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Ian Gibaut rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • acquired by Texas in trade 7/28/19 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 7/23/19
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2015 (11-328) (Tulane)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Zack Granite of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by Texas in trade 3/2/19 after being DFA by Minnesota 2/25/19
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year (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 (14-410) (Seton Hall)
  • ML service: 0.067

Taylor Guerrieri rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/22/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/16/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/2/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Tampa Bay 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (1-24) (Spring Valley HS, Columbia, S.C.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.057

Taylor Hearn lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 0.000

Jonathan Hernandez rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 0.000

Wei-Chieh Huang rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Arizona 7/31/18
  • signed by Arizona 7/2/14 as an amateur free agent from Taiwan
  • $450,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Ariel Jurado rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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 12/14/12 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • ML service: 0.067

Brett Martin lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 0.000

Joe Palumbo lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 0.110

C.D. Pelham lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/4/18
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (33-978) (Spartanburg Methodist JC, S.C.)
  • ML service: 0.027

Adrian Sampson rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/4/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/1/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/4/18
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/18
  • claimed by Texas off waivers from Seattle 11/2/16
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/15
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2012 (5-166) (Bellevue JC, Wash.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($0.2521M slot)
  • ML service: 0.134

Danny Santana lf
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/9/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/13/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/23/18
    • DFA by Atlanta 7/19/18
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade 5/8/17 after being DFA by Minnesota 5/5/17
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$537,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$530,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • signed by Minnesota 12/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 3.142

Nick Solak 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Tampa Bay 7/13/19
    • contract selected by Texas 8/21/19
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from NY Yankees 2/20/18
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2016 (2-62) (Louisville)
  • $950,000 signing bonus ($1.04M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jose Trevino c
1 year (2019)

  • 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 (6-186) (Oral Roberts)
  • $200,000 signing bonus ($0.2287M slot)
  • ML service: 0.004

Phillips Valdez rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/17/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/8/19
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 5/30/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/16/10 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 5/11/11
  • released by Cleveland 11/10/10
  • signed by Cleveland 12/31/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000


Minor leagues

Eli Alvarez cf-2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
    • acquired by Texas in trade 3/21/18 after being DFA by Philadelphia 3/16/18
    • DFA by Texas 5/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/18/16
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from St. Louis 9/6/17
  • signed by St. Louis 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2017)

Jett Bandy c
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/8/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$550,700 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
    • DFA by Milwaukee 5/25/18
  • 1 year/$539,800 (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from LA Angels 12/13/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 11/20/14
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • drafted by LA Angels 2011 (31-945) (Arizona)
  • ML service: 2.054

Austin Bibens-Dirkx rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Uni-President Lions of Taiwan 1/19
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 6/29/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/24/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent /17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/7/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Lancaster of independent Atlantic League
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 6/16/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/20/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 2014
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/10/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/10/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Washington 8/12/12
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 8/15/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 7/5/09 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Seattle 4/3/09
  • drafted by Seattle 2006 (16-471) (Portland)
  • ML service: 1.047

Matt Bush rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/17/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$555,900 (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$544,920 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/13/16
  • 2012
    • placed on restricted list 3/30/12
    • released by Tampa Bay 12/5/12
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/28/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/08
    • DFA by San Diego 2/5/09
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from San Diego 2/10/09
    • signed by Toronto 2/23/09
    • released by Toronto 4/1/09
  • drafted by San Diego as shortstop 2004 (1-1) (Mission Bay HS, Calif.)
  • $3.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Ken Felder, Greg Genske, Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 2.132

Shane Carle rhp
1 year/$575,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$575,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/19
    • acquired by Texas in trade 7/25/19 after being DFA by Atlanta 7/24/19
    • DFA by Texas 8/23/19, sent outright to Triple-A 8/25/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 1/4/18 after being DFA by Colorado 12/29/17
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade 1/17/18 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 12/14/18
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • acquired by Colorado in trade from Pittsburgh 11/11/14
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2013 (10-299) (Long Beach State)
  • $100,000 signing bonus ($135,600 slot)
  • ML service: 1.032

D. David Carpenter rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/4/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/31/19
    • DFA by Texas 6/8/19, sent outright to Triple-A 6/10/19
    • contract selected by Texas 8/13/19
    • DFA by Texas 8/19/19, sent outright to Triple-A 8/21/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • released by Arizona 3/17/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/30/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 3/23/17
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 7/21/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 3/5/16
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 3/30/16
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 5/10/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2015)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Atlanta 1/1/15
    • signed by NY Yankees 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade 6/11/15 after being DFA by NY Yankees 6/3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 11/18/15
  • 1 year/$532,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$485,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/23/12
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/20/12
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Toronto 10/20/12
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 11/30/12 after being DFA by Boston 11/20/12
  • 1 year/$414,000 (2011)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Houston 2/11
  • acquired by Houston in trade from St. Louis 8/19/10 (Pedro Feliz deal)
  • drafted as catcher by St. Louis 2006 (12-376) (West Virginia)
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 4.016

Hans Crouse rhp
2019

  • drafted by Texas 2017 (2-66) (Dana Hills HS, Dana Point, Calif.)
  • $1.45M signing bonus ($926,500 slot)
  • ML service:

Zac Curtis lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/17/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 8/7/18 after being DFA by Philadelphia 7/31/18
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers 9/11/17 after being DFA by Seattle 9/4/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Arizona 4/30/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Arizona 11/23/16
  • drafted by Arizona 2014 (6-180) (Middle Tennessee State)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.148

Matt Davidson 3b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/1/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
    • non-tendered by Chicago White Sox 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$536,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/11/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Arizona 12/16/13
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (1s-35) (Yucaipa HS, Calif.)
  • $900,000 signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 2.145

Tim Federowicz c
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/14/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas after being acquired in trade from Cleveland 6/7/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 8/3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/11/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Houston 5/29/18
    • DFA by Houston 6/8/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/10/18
    • contract selected by Houston 7/3/18
    • DFA by Houston 7/26/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/30/18
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 8/3/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/4/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/11/17
    • DFA by San Francisco 4/18/17, sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/17
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/1/17
    • DFA by San Francisco 10/30/17, sent outright to Triple-A 11/3/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/14/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/28/16
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/17/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/27/16
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/6/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/7/16
  • 1 year/$512,400 (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
    • DFA by San Diego 8/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/11/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from LA Dodgers 12/18/14
  • 1 year/$491,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Boston 7/31/11
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 9/6/11
  • drafted by Boston 2008 (7-232) (North Carolina)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 3.090

Nick Gardewine rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
    • DFA by Texas 6/8/19, released 6/13/19
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 6/19/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$546,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/21/17
  • drafted by Texas 2013 (7-220) (Kaskaskia JC, Ill.)
  • $162,300 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.083

Ariel Hernandez rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/16/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 4/17/18 after being DFA by Cincinnati 4/13/18
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 8/7/18 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 7/31/18
    • DFA by Milwaukee 8/30/18, sent outright to Triple-A 8/31/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 2016
    • selected by Cincinnati from Arizona in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15 (minor-league phase)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 10/27/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by San Francisco 3/8/15
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 5/21/15 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by San Francisco 9/4/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.063

Ronald Herrera rhp
2019

  • 1 year/$546,000 (2018)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from NY Yankees 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/20/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Diego 11/11/15
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 5/28/11
  • signed by Oakland 12/11/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.007

Josh Jung 3b
2019

  • drafted by Texas 2019 (1-8) (Texas Tech)
  • $4.4M signing bonus ($5,176,900 slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service:

Seth Maness rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 5/2/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Kansas City 5/10/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/13/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.75M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Kansas City 5/10/17
    • DFA by Kansas City 7/1/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/7/17
    • elected free agency 10/17
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by St. Louis 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 4/29/13
  • drafted by St. Louis 2011 (11-350) (East Carolina)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 4.009 (through 2017)

Julio Pablo Martinez of
2019

  • signed by Texas 3/6/18 as an amateur free agent from Cuba
  • $2.8M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Pedro Payano rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/6/19
    • DFA by Texas 9/1/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/19
  • signed by Texas 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $650,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jake Petricka rhp
1 year/$900,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$900,000 (2019)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/9/19 (split contract paying $250,000 in minors)
    • may earn additional $500,000 in performance bonuses for innings
    • DFA by Milwaukee 4/27/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/2/19
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 6/14/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/8/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.3M in majors
    • may earn additional $500,000 in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/4/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/2/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$825,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Chicago White Sox 12/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$520,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/17/13
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2010 (2-63) (Indiana State)
  • $540,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Platinum Sports
  • ML service: 4.157

Ricardo Rodriguez rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/4/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/18
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/8/17
  • signed by Texas 12/13/10 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.138

Tony Sanchez c
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/22/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/18 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Cincinnati 4/18/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/22/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Angels 9/12/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 9/12/17
    • contract selected by Atlanta 9/24/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/23/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 1/6/16, released 1/13/16
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/19/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Toronto 7/30/16
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 8/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/27/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 11/2/16
  • 1 year/$518,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 1 year/$507,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2009 (1-4) (Boston College)
  • $2.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Mike Zimmerman, ACES
  • ML service: 1.011 (through 2017)

Locke St. John lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/20/19
    • DFA by Texas 9/1/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/19
  • selected by Texas from Detroit in minor-league phase of Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
  • drafted by Detroit 2014 (32-970) (South Alabama)
  • ML service: 0.000

Leodys Taveras of
2019

  • signed by Texas 7/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2.1M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Anderson Tejeda ss
2019

  • signed by Texas 9/8/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Bubba Thompson of
2019

  • drafted by Texas 2017 (1-26) (McGill-Toolin Catholic HS, Mobile, Ala.)
  • $2.1M signing bonus ($2.4501M slot)
  • ML service:

Carlos Tocci of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
    • DFA by Texas 7/22/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/27/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • selected by Chicago White Sox from Philadelphia in Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/14/17
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • signed by Philadelphia 2011 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $759,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Davis Wendzel 3b
2019

  • drafted by Texas 2019 (1s-41) (Baylor)
  • $1.6M signing bonus ($1,813,500 slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service:

Cole Winn rhp
2019

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

Patrick Wisdom 3b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
    • DFA by Texas 7/6/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/11/18
    • acquired by Texas in trade from St. Louis 12/11/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (1s-52) (St. Mary’s, Calif.)
  • $678,790 signing bonus ($969,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.044