Chicago White Sox

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

Jerry Reinsdorf Owner
1981 -

  • Jerry Reinsdorf, 1981 -
    • a group led by Reinsdorf bought the White Sox for $19M in 1981
  • Bill Veeck, 1975-1981
    • Veeck purchased the team from John Allyn for $9.75M in 1975
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.5 billion in April, 2018.
WHITE SOX PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2019 $ $ ( )
2018 $ 71,217,000 $ 82,889,649 (30)
2017 $ 97,823,271 $100,877,540 (26)
2016 $114,498,667 $132,603,810 (16)
2015 $118,619,378 $120,366,643 (16)
2014 $ 90,062,659 $ 92,472,106 (22)
2013 $118,914,500 $116,740,909 (12)
2012 $ 97,669,500 $101,763,212 (12)
2011 $127,789,000 $125,814,762 ( 7)
2010 $103,080,000 $112,197,078 ( 8)
2009 $ 96,068,500 $105,287,384 (10)
2008 $121,189,332 $113,641,026 ( 9)
2007 $108,671,833 $100,189,832 (10)
2006 $102,750,667 $ 96,913,615 ( 9)
2005 $ 75,178,000 $ 73,162,000 (13)
2004 $ 65,212,500 $ 64,615,141 (17)
2003 $ 51,010,000 $ 71,336,029 (17)
2002 $ 57,052,833 $ 54,534,084 (19)
2001 $ 65,628,667 $ 62,858,544 (17)
2000 $ 31,200,000 $ 35,677,812 (24)
  • 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.

Ken Williams Executive Vice President
2017 -

  • 2017 -
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox during summer of 2017
  • 5 years (2005-09)
    • hired as Senior VP/General Manager 10/2000
    • deal rolls over each year, paying 1 year of severance if terminated
    • promoted to Executive Vice President 10/26/12
  • VP, Player Development, 1997-2000

Rick Hahn Senior VP/General Manager
2017 -

  • 2017 -
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox during summer of 2017
  • 2013 –
    • promoted to Senior VP/General Manager 10/26/12
    • VP, Assistant GM, 2007-12
    • Assistant GM, 2003-06
    • Director, Major League Administration, 2001-02
  • Assistant GM Jeremy Haber
  • Director of Amateur Scouting Nick Hostetler
  • Director of Player Development Chris Getz
  • Senior Director of Baseball Operations Dan Fabian

Rick Renteria Manager
3 years/$3.6M (2017-19)
2020 –

  • 2020 -
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox (unspecified duration)
  • 3 years/$3.6M (2017-19)
    • promoted to manager by Chicago White Sox 10/3/16
    • 17:$1.1M, 18:$1.2M, 19:$1.3M
  • 2016: bench coach, Chicago White Sox
  • Chicago Cubs, 2014
    • 3 years (2014-16), plus 2017-18 club options
      • hired as manager by Chicago Cubs 11/7/13
      • fired as manager by Chicago Cubs 10/31/14
  • former manager Robin Ventura
    • 2 years (2015-16)
      • signed multi-year extension 1/24/14
      • resigned as Chicago White Sox manager 10/2/16
    • 3 years (2012-14)
      • promoted by Chicago White Sox to manager from special advisor
      • signed three-year contract 10/6/11

 

Jose Abreu 1b
1 year/$16M (2019)

  • 1 year/$16M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$13M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$10.825M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/17/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 6 years/$68M (2014-19)
    • signed as a free agent from Cuba by Chicago White Sox 10/29/13
    • $10M signing bonus
    • 14:$7M, 15:$7M, 16:$10M, 17:$10.5M, 18:$11.5M, 19:$12M
    • award bonuses, including $15,000 for All-Star selection
    • once eligible, may opt in to arbitration and out of remaining guaranteed salaries
    • at signing, largest-ever contract for an international free agent
    • Abreu exercised right to opt in to arbitration 11/14/16
  • agent: ISE Baseball (left Praver Shapiro 5/15)
  • ML service: 5.000

Ivan Nova rhp
3 years/$26M (2017-19)

  • 3 years/$26M (2017-19)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/22/16
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 17:$7M, 18:$8.5M, 19:$8.5M
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.25M for 28 starts or 180 innings pitched. $0.75M for 30 starts or 190 IP. $1M for 32 starts or 200 IP.
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Pittsburgh 12/11/18
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/28/16 (avoided arbitration, $4.6M-$3.8M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 140, 160, 180, 200 innings
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 8/1/16 with $1,389,071 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/14/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$575,600 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$527,200 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year/$432,900 (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • selected by San Diego from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/11/08
    • signed by San Diego 2/27/09
    • returned by San Diego to NYY Yankees 3/29/09
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 8.024

Kelvin Herrera rhp
2 years/$18M (2019-20), plus 2021 option

  • 2 years/$18M (2019-20), plus 2021 option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/8/19
    • 19:$8.5M, 20:$8.5M, 21:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2021 option is guaranteed with 110 games combined in 2019-20, including at least 55 games in 2020, and if Herrera passes a physical exam after the 2020 season
  • 1 year/$7.9375M (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Kansas City 6/18/18 with $4,438,172 remaining on contract)
  • 1 year/$5.325M (2017)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/3/17 (avoided arbitration, $5.6M-$5.05M)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 2 years/$4.15M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 2/12/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.9M-$1.15M)
    • 15:$1.6M, 16:$2.55M
    • 2016 salary may increase by up to $0.25M based on 2015 games finished
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$522,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
  • 1 year/$508,175 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$480,650 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 9/21/11
  • signed by Kansas City 12/13/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 6.157

Yonder Alonso 1b
2 years/$16M (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$16M (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/21/17
    • 18:$7M, 19:$8M, 20:$9M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2020 option guaranteed if Alonso 1) passes physical after 2019 season and 2) has 550 plate appearances in 2019 or 1,100 plate appearances in 2018-19 combined
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Cleveland 12/14/18
  • 1 year/$4M (2017)
    • signed by Oakland 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Oakland 8/6/17
  • 1 year/$2.65M (2016)
    • signed by Oakland 1/13/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.98M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$1.12M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 5 years/$4.55M (2008-12)
    • signed Major League contract with Cincinnati 8/15/08
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 08:$50,000, 09:$400,000, 10:$500,000, 11:$600,000, 12:$1M
    • if eligible, Alonso may opt for arbitration after 2011
    • award bonuses: $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP. $25,000 for Rookie of the Year
    • $78,000 for cost of 3 remaining semesters of college ($60,000 tuition, $18,000 room & board)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cincinnati 12/17/11
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2008 (1-7) (Miami, Fla.)
  • agent: Dan Lozano, MVP Sports (previously Greg Genske)
  • ML service: 7.116

Alex Colome rhp
1 year/$7.325M (2019)

  • 1 year/7.325M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 5/25/18 ($3,647,312 remaining on contract)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Seattle 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$547,900 (2017)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year/$521,700 (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$510,800 (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
    • placed on restricted list 3/24/14 (50-game PED suspension)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • signed by Tampa Bay 2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 4.118

Welington Castillo c
2 years/$15M (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$15M (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/1/17
    • 18:$7.25M, 19:$7.25M, 20:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • placed on restricted list 5/25/18 after 80-game suspension for positive PED test (to miss 91 calendar days, barring rainouts, forfeiting $3,547,043 in salary)
  • 1 year/$6M (2017), plus 2018 player option
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/16
    • 17:$6M, 18:$7M player option
    • Castillo declined 2017 option 11/17
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Arizona 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago Cubs 5/19/15
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Seattle 6/3/15
  • 1 year/$530,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$503,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 12/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.104

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
  • 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

Jon Jay cf
1 year/$4M (2019)

  • 1 year/$4M (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/8/19
  • 1 year/$3M (2018)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/6/18
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 250, 275, 300, 325, 350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525, 550, 575, 600 PA
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Kansas City 6/6/18 ($1,870,968 remaining on contract)
  • 1 year/$8M (2017)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/29/16
  • 2 years/$10.975M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/9/15 (avoided arbitration, $5M-$4.1M)
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 15:$3.5M, 16:$6.225M
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from St. Louis 12/8/15 (Padres pay Cardinals $7.5M as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2014)
    • signed by St. Louis 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$524,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$504,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/22/12 (split contract)
  • 1 year/$416,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/09
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (2-74) (Miami, Fla.)
  • $480,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 8.134

Yolmer Sanchez 2b
1 year/$4.625M (2019)

  • 1 year/$4.625M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Chicago White Sox 2/7/18 ($2.35M-$2.1M)
  • 1 year/$546,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/13
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 2009 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 3.134

Carlos Rodon lhp
1 year/$4.2M (2019)

  • 1 year/$4.2M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$600,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year/$518,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/20/15
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2014 (1-3) (NC State)
  • $6.582M signing bonus ($5.7215M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.168

James McCann c
1 year/$2.5M (2019)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/18
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2018)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Detroit 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$552,100 (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
  • 1 year/$519,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/25/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/1/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2011 (2-76) (Arkansas)
  • $577,900 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 4.028

Leury Garcia 3b-of
1 year/$1.55M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.55M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 11/30/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.175M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$546,500 (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/$505,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Texas 8/11/13 (player to be named in 8/9/13 Alex Rios deal)
  • signed by Texas 12/07 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 4.025

Tim Anderson ss
6 years/$25M (2017-22), plus 2023, 2024 options

  • 6 years/$25M (2017-22), plus 2023, 2024 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/21/17, replacing one-year contract signed 3/17
    • 17:$850,000, 18:$1M, 19:$1.4M, 20:$4M, 21:$7.25M, 22:$9.5M, 23:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout), 24:$14M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 6/9/16
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2013 (1-17) (East Central CC, Miss.)
  • $2.164M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 2.115

Josh Osich lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 2/20/19 after being DFA by San Francisco 2/12/19
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 3/11/19 after being DFA by Baltimore 3/8/19
  • 1 year/$558,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/17
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/3/15
  • drafted by San Francisco 2011 (6-207) (Oregon State)
  • $450,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 2.119

Lucas Giolito rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Washington 12/7/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/28/16
  • drafted by Washington 2012 (1-16) (Harvard-Westlake HS, Studio City, Calif.)
  • $2.925M signing bonus ($2.125M slot)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 1.080

Reynaldo Lopez rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Washington 12/7/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/19/16
  • signed by Washington 6/21/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $17,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.096

Yoan Moncada 2b-3b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Boston 12/6/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Boston 9/2/16
  • signed by Boston 2/23/15 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $31.5M signing bonus (international record) to be paid over three years
  • agent: David Hastings
  • ML service: 1.106

Nick Delmonico 1b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year/$553,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/1/17
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by Milwaukee 2/6/15
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Baltimore 7/23/13
  • drafted by Baltimore 2011 (Farragut HS, Knoxville, Tenn.)
  • $1.525M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.062

Adam Engel of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year/$552,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2013 (19-573) (Louisville)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.118

Carson Fulmer rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year/$552,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/15/16
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2015 (1-8) (Vanderbilt)
  • $3.4706M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.116

Aaron Bummer lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year/$549,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/27/17
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2014 (19-558) (Nebraska)
  • ML service: 0.167

Micker Adolfo of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Luis Alexander of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/18
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Boston 12/6/16
  • signed by Boston 8/26/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $450,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Manny Banuelos lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/14/17 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from LA Dodgers 11/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 8/12/16
    • signed by LA Angels as free agent 8/18/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from NY Yankees 1/1/15
    • signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • signed by NY Yankees 2008 as a free agent from Mexico
  • $450,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.095

Ryan Burr rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/22/18
  • drafted by Arizona 2015 (5-136) (Arizona State)
  • $403,000 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.040

Dylan Cease rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/13/17
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2014 (6-169) (Milton HS, Ga.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($269,500 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan Cordell of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Milwaukee 7/26/17
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 9/5/16 (player to be named later in 8/1/16 Lucroy deal)
  • drafted by Texas 2013 (11-340) (Liberty)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.028

Dylan Covey rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/29/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • selected by Chicago White Sox from Oakland in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 2/18/18
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (4-131) (San Diego)
  • $370,000 signing bonus ($382,300 slot)
  • ML service: 1.136

Caleb Frare lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from NY Yankees 9/1/18
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/1/18
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (11-367) (Custer County HS, Miles City, Mont.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.030

Jace Fry lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/5/17
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2014 (3-77) (Oregon State)
  • $760,000 signing bonus ($726,000 slot)
  • ML service: 1.005

Ian Hamilton rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/31/18
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2016 (11-326) (Washington State)
  • $101,800 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.031

Eloy Jimenez of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/18
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/13/17
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 8/1/13 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $2.8M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Michael Kopech rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/21/18
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Boston 12/6/16
  • drafted by Boston 2014 (1-33) (Mount Pleasant HS, Texas)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1.678M slot)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 0.041

Kodi Medeiros lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Milwaukee 7/26/18
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2014 (1-12) (Waiakea HS, Hilo, Hawaii)
  • $2.5M signing bonus ($2.8057M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Daniel Palka of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Minnesota 11/3/17
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Arizona 11/10/15
  • drafted by Arizona 2013 (3-88) (Georgia Tech)
  • $550,000 signing bonus ($602,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.160

Jose Rondon ss
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 1/10/18 after being DFA by San Diego 1/6/18
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/15
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from LA Angels 7/18/14
  • signed by LA Angels 7/13/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.096

Jose Ruiz rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/29/18
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/4/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/18/16
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 12/22/17 after being DFA by San Diego 12/15/17
  • signed by San Diego 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.029

Jordan Stephens rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2015 (5-142) (Rice)
  • $300,000 signing bonus ($380,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Thyago Vieira rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Seattle 11/16/17
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • signed by Seattle 9/21/10 as an amateur free agent from Brazil
  • ML service: 0.069

Seby Zavala c
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2015 (12-352) (San Diego State)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

 

Minor-league contracts

Dane Dunning rhp
2019

  • 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)
  • ML service:

Jake Elmore 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/10/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/8/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/28/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/28/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/5/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Cincinnati 11/7/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 1/29/15 (elected free agency)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/9/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/22/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$505,500 (2014)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 2/27/14 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 2/26/14
    • signed by Oakland 3/14
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 8/2/14 after being DFA by Oakland 7/31/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Houston 11/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/11/12
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Arizona 11/1/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (34-1,038) (Arizona State)
  • ML service: 2.095

Ryan Goins 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/10/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.975M in majors)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/24/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.825M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Kansas City 3/29/18
    • DFA by Kansas City 6/28/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/2/18 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 7/3/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$548,200 (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
    • non-tendered by Toronto 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$520,200 (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$512,800 (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (4-130) (Dallas Baptist)
  • $216,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 4.030

Alfredo Gonzalez c
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/24/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 6/6/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 7/2/16 after being DFA by Houston 6/25/16
  • signed by Houston 7/21/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.014

Luis Gonzalez of
2019

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2017 (3-87) (New Mexico)
  • $517,000 signing bonus ($636,500 slot)
  • ML service:

Brandon Guyer of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/5/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.6M in majors, $0.15M in minors)
  • 2 years/$5M (2017-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 1/18/17 (avoided arbitration, $2.3M-$1.9M)
    • 17:$2M, 18:$2.75M, 19:$3M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • salary increases $0.5M for any season after Guyer wins Gold Glove)
    • Cleveland declined 2019 option 10/30/18
  • 1 year/$1.185M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Tampa Bay 8/1/16 with $401,475 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$515,800 (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$501,200 (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/19/10
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (5-157) (Virginia)
  • $148,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.066

Jacob Lindgren lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/5/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/31/18
  • 1 year/$1.025M (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/4/16
    • $425,000 signing bonus
    • 17: $600,000
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 5/24/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2014 (2-55) (Mississippi State)
  • $1.0187M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.134

Nick Madrigal ss
2019

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2018 (1-4) (Oregon State)
  • $6.4114M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Evan Marshall rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/9/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/3/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 9/1/18, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 4/4/17 after being DFA by Arizona 3/28/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 8/2/17
  • 1 year/$516,200 (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year/$512,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Arizona 5/6/14
  • drafted by Arizona 2011 (4-124) (Kansas State)
  • $232,500 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 2.110

Juan Minaya rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/15/19
  • 1 year/$558,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 6/22/16 after being DFA by Houston 6/14/16
  • signed by Houston 9/3/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.129

Donn Roach rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/30/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago White Sox 7/6/18
    • signed by Orix of Japan 7/18
  • 2017: signed by KT Wiz of Korea 11/6/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/5/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/24/16
    • claimed by Detroit off waivers 8/9/16 after being DFA by Seattle 8/6/16
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 9/5/16 after being DFA by Detroit 9/3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/6/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/27/15
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 7/13/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/10/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 8/25/15 after being DFA by Cincinnati 8/23/15
    • DFA by Toronto 9/30/15, sent outright to Triple-A 10/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/20/13
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 11/12/14 after being DFA by San Diego 11/3/14
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 12/19/14, sent outright to Triple-A 12/22/14
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from LA Angels 5/3/12
  • drafted by LA Angels 2010 (3s-115) (JC of Southern Nevada)
  • $261,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.083

Luis Robert of
2019

  • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent from Cuba 5/20/17
  • $26M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Blake Rutherford of
2019

  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from NY Yankees 7/18/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2016 (1-18) (Chaminade Prep, Canoga Park, Calif.)
  • $3.282M signing bonus ($2.4416M slot)
  • ML service:

Ervin Santana rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/22/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $4.3M in majors)
  • 4 years/$55M (2015-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/11/14
    • 15-18:$13.5M annually. 19:$14M club option
    • 2019 option guaranteed if Santana passes physical after 2018 season and throws 400 innings in 2017-18, including 200 IP in 2018
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for Cy Young, $50,000 for Gold Glove, $25,000 for All Star
    • placed on restricted list 4/3/15 (80-game suspension for positive PED test)
    • Minnesota declined 2019 option 10/30/18
  • 1 year/$14.1M (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/12/14
    • Atlanta made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 4 years/$30M (2009-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with LA Angels 2/14/09
    • 09:$3.8M, 10:$6M, 11:$8M, 12:$11.2M, 13:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP. $50,000 each for MVP, WS MVP. $0.1M for Cy Young ($80,000 for 2nd, $60,000-3rd, $40,000-4th, $20,000-5th)
    • LA Angels exercised 2013 option 10/31/12
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 10/31/12 (Angels paid Royals $1M in the deal) 
    • Kansas City made qualifying offer 11/4/13 (declined)
  • 1 year/$420,000 (2008)
    • renewed by LA Angels 3/2/08
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$425,000 (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/07
  • 1 year/$350,000 (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/05
  • signed by LA Angels 2000 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $700,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jay Alou, Octaon (previously Adam Katz, Bean Stringfellow)
  • ML service: 13.104

Matt Skole 1b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/28/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 9/4/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
    • DFA by Washington 7/29/17, released 7/31/17
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (5-157) (Georgia Tech)
  • $161,100 signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 0.007

Charlie Tilson of
2019

  • 2019
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 1/10/19, sent outright to Triple-A 1/16/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year/$536,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/15
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from St. Louis 7/31/16
  • drafted by St. Louis 2011 (2-79) (New Trier HS, Winnestka, Ill.)
  • $1.275M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 1.118

Preston Tucker of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/23/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$565,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Atlanta 7/30/18
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cincinnati 9/2/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/31/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade 12/20/17 after being DFA by Houston 12/15/17
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Houston 5/7/15
  • drafted by Houston 2012 (7-219) (Florida)
  • $100,000 signing bonus ($151,400 slot)
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 2.085

Steele Walker of
2019

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2018 (2-46) (Oklahoma)
  • $2M signing bonus ($1.5561M slot)
  • ML service: