Cleveland Indians

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

Lawrence Dolan Owner
2000 -

  • Lawrence Dolan, 2000 -
    • Lawrence Dolan bought the Indians for $323M in 2000. Chairman & CEO Paul Dolan was selected as club control person 1/10/13
    • in August, 2016, John Sherman bought a minority stake in the club in a transaction valuing the franchise at $800M
  • Dick Jacobs, 1986-2000
    • real estate developer Dick Jacobs and his brother, David, purchased the team from the estate of Steve O’Neill for $35M in 1986
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.045 billion in April, 2018.
INDIANS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2019 $ $ ( )
2018 $134,851,565 $150,825,627 (16)
2017 $124,116,166 $151,800,196 (18)
2016 $ 96,304,400 $117,561,917 (21)
2015 $ 87,997,101 $ 86,962,179 (25)
2014 $ 85,416,235 $ 83,697,546 (26)
2013 $ 80,605,733 $ 88,964,754 (21)
2012 $ 65,430,300 $ 69,172,878 (25)
2011 $ 49,426,567 $ 53,533,393 (26)
2010 $ 61,453,967 $ 60,500,460 (27)
2009 $ 81,579,166 $ 77,192,253 (21)
2008 $ 78,970,066 $ 78,663,582 (20)
2007 $ 61,673,267 $ 71,887,236 (22)
2006 $ 56,031,500 $ 52,414,602 (26)
2005 $ 41,502,500 $ 40,684,100 (26)
2004 $ 34,319,300 $ 42,642,627 (26)
2003 $ 48,584,834 $ 58,108,824 (24)
2002 $ 78,909,499 $ 74,888,365 (12)
2001 $ 93,360,000 $ 95,303,917 ( 4)
2000 $ 76,500,000 $ 78,388,987 ( 5)
  • 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.

Chris Antonetti President of Baseball Operations
2016 -

  • 2016 -
    • promoted to President of Baseball Operations by Cleveland 10/6/15
  • 2013 -
    • signed extension with Cleveland
  • 5 years (2008-12)
    • signed extension with Cleveland as VP, Baseball Operations 3/07 (deal extended beyond 2012)
    • selected as GM (effective after 2010 season) 2/18/10
  • former President Mark Shapiro
    • 5 years (2008-12)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 3/07
      • deal later extended through 2013
      • selected as President (effective after 2010 season) 2/18/10
      • to resign after 2015 season (hired as President & CEO, Toronto)
    • 2 years (2006-07)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 12/04
    • 4 years (2002-05)
      • promoted to GM by Cleveland 11/01, replacing John Hart

Mike Chernoff General Manager
2016 -

  • 2016 -
    • promoted to General Manager by Cleveland 10/6/15
  • 2011-15
    • Assistant General Manager
  • Assistant GM Carter Hawkins
  • Assistant GM Matt Forman
  • VP, Baseball Operations, Strategy & Administration Brad Grant
  • Senior Director, Scouting Operations John Mirabelli

Terry Francona Manager
2 years (2017-18), plus 2019-20 club options

  • 2 years (2017-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 11/4/14
    • Cleveland exercised 2019-20 options 11/4/16
  • 4 years (2013-16)
    • hired as manager by Cleveland 10/8/12
    • Boston, 2004-11
      • 3 years/$12M (2009-11), plus 2012, 2013 options
        • signed extension with Boston 2/24/08
        • 09:$3.5M, 10:$3.75M, 11:$4M, 12:$4.25M club option, 13:$4.5M club option ($0.75M buyouts for each option)
        • Boston declined to exercise options after 2011 season
      • 2 years/$4.05M (2007-08)
        • signed extension with Boston 3/06
        • 07:$1.65M, 08:$1.75M
      • 3 years/$1.65M (2004-06)
        • hired by Boston 12/03, replacing Grady Little
        • 04:$0.5M, 05:$0.55M, 06:$0.6M
        • earned additional 2006 bonus of $0.65M
    • Philadelphia, 1997-2000
  • former manager Manny Acta
    • 3 years (2010-12), plus 2013 club option
      • hired by Cleveland 10/25/09, replacing Eric Wedge
      • Cleveland exercised 2013 option 9/29/11
      • fired by Cleveland 9/27/12 (replaced by Sandy Alomar Jr. on interim basis)

 

Carlos Santana dh-1b
3 years/$60M (2018-20), plus 2021 option

  • 3 years/$60M (2018-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/20/17
    • $10M signing bonus
    • 18:$15M, 19:$17M, 20:$17.5M, 21:$17.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Philadelphia 12/3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Seattle 12/13/18 (as part of the deal, Mariners pay Indians $6M — $1M each May 1 and August 1, 2019, and $2M each May 1 and August 1, 2020)
  • 5 years/$21.0019M (2012-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/10/12, replacing 1-year deal signed 3/3/12
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 12:$0.5019M, 13:$0.55M, 14:$3.5M, 15:$6M, 16:$8.25M, 17:$12M club option ($1.2M buyout)
    • award bonuses
    • Cleveland exercised 2017 option 11/4/16
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from Cleveland 11/6/17
  • 1 year/$0.4166M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Dodgers 7/26/08
  • signed 2004 by LA Dodgers as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 8.115

Corey Kluber rhp
5 years/$38.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 5 years/$38.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 club options $0.601M (2015)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/5/15, replacing one-year deal for $0.601M signed 3/11/15
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 15:$1M, 16:$4.5M, 17:$7.5M, 18:$10.5M, 19:$13M, 20:$13.5M club option ($1M buyout), 21:$14M club option ($1M buyout)
    • salaries, options may increase up to $4M each based on finish in 2015-19 Cy Young votes (top 5 finish in 2018 Cy Young vote increased 2019 salary to $17M, 2020 option to $17.5M, 2021 option to $18M)
    • assignment bonus: $1M if traded
    • if traded in 2015-19, new club must exercise or decline both 2020 and 2021 options within 3 days after end of 2019 World Series
    • if traded in 2020, 2021 option converts to a vesting option guaranteed if Kluber has 160 innings pitched in 2020 and is not on the disabled list at the end of the 2020 season
  • 1 year/$0.514M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
    • award bonuses, including $10,000 for Cy Young
  • 1 year/$0.4918M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/31/10
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (7-134) (Stetson)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 6.074

Jason Kipnis 2b-of
6 years/$52.5M (2014-19), plus 2020 option

  • 6 years/$52.5M (2014-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/4/14, replacing 1-year, $554,900 deal signed 3/10/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$2M, 15:$4M, 16:$6M, 17:$9M, 18:$13.5M, 19:$14.5M, 20:$16.5M club option ($2.5M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.4821M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/22/11
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (2-63) (Arizona State)
  • $0.575M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 7.069

Trevor Bauer rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • arbitration-eligible ($13M-$11M)
  • 1 year/$6.525M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Cleveland 2/15/18 ($6.525M-$5.3M)
  • 1 year/$3.55M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.6975M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$1.94M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/16/15
  • 4 years/$4.45M (2011-14)
    • signed Major League contract 7/25/11
    • $3.4M signing bonus
    • 11:$50,000, 12:$333,333, 13:$333,333, 14:$333,334
    • salaries in majors: 11:$0.414M, 12:$0.6M, 13:$1.325M, 14:$1.575M
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Arizona 12/11/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2011 (1-3) (UCLA)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 4.158

Francisco Lindor ss
1 year/$10.55M (2019)

  • 1 year/$10.55M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.6232M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5793M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/17
  • 1 year/$0.5403M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 6/14/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (1-8) (Montverde Academy)
  • $2.9M signing bonus (club record for a position player)
  • agent: SportsMeter 
  • ML service: 3.113

Carlos Carrasco rhp
4 years/$47M (2019-22)

  • 4 years/$47M (2019-22)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 12/6/18
    • 19:$9.75M, 20:$10.25M, 21:$12M, 22:$12M, 23:$14M club option ($3M buyout)
  • 4 years/$22M (2015-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/6/15, expanding one-year contract for $2.3375M signed 1/15/15, avoiding arbitration
    • 15:$2.3375M, 16:$4.5M, 17:$6.5M, 18:$8M, 19:$9M club option ($0.6625M buyout), 20:$9.5M club option ($0.6625M buyout)
    • options may increase $4M each based on finishes in Cy Young vote (fourth-place finish in 2017 Cy Young vote increased options by $0.75M to $9.75M in 2019 and $10.25M in 2020)
    • Cleveland exercised 2019 option at $9.75M 10/30/18
  • 1 year/$0.5047M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • renewed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/7/13 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.4885M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4158M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/18/08
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/23/09
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Philadelphia
  • signed by Philadelphia 2003 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 7.147

Brad Hand lhp
3 years/$19.75M (2018-20), plus 2021 option

  • 3 years/$19.75M (2018-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 1/15/18, replacing 1 year, $3.6M deal signed 1/12/18, avoiding arbitration
    • $1.75M signing bonus
    • 18:$3.5M, 19:$6.5M, 20:$7M, 21:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/19/18 with $1,373,655 remaining in 2018 salary
  • 1 year/$1.375M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 4/8/16 after being DFA by Miami 4/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Florida 6/6/11
  • drafted by Florida 2008 (2-52) (Chaska HS, Minn.)
  • signed 6/08, $0.76M signing bonus
  • agent: Matt Colleran
  • ML service: 5.092

Danny Salazar rhp
1 year/$4.5M (2019)

  • 1 year/$4.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 11/30/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5362M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5015M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • signed by Cleveland 7/06 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 4.162

Jose Ramirez 3b
5 years/$26M (2017-21), plus 2022-23 options

  • 5 years/$26M (2017-21), plus 2022-23 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 3/25/17, replacing one-year/$0.5714M contract signed 3/17
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 17:$0.5714M, 18:$2.428M, 19:$3.75M, 20:$6.25M, 21:$9M, 22:$11M club option ($2M buyout), 23$13M club option
    • 2022-23 options may increase by $1M each based on performance
  • 1 year/$0.5182M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5113M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/1/13
  • signed by Cleveland 11/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 4.074

Leonys Martin cf
1 year/$3M (2019)

  • 1 year/$3M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 10/31/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2018)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/5/17
    • may earn up to $1.25M in performance bonuses based on plate appearances up to 500
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Detroit 7/31/18 with $573,925 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$4.85M (2017)
    • signed by Seattle 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Seattle 4/23/17
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/30/17
    • DFA by Seattle 8/23/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/25/17
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Seattle 8/31/17 with $821,584 remaining on contract
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/6/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$4.15M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 5 years/$15.5M (2011-15)
    • signed Major League contract with Texas as amateur free agent from Cuba 5/4/11
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 11:$0.5M, 12:$1.25M, 13:$2.25M, 14:$2.75M, 15:$3.75M
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Texas 11/16/15
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 5.161

Roberto Perez c
4 years/$9M (2017-20), plus 2021-22 options

  • 4 years/$9M (2017-20), plus 2021-22 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/2/17, replacing one-year, $0.5423M contract signed 3/17
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 17:$0.55M, 18:$1.5M, 19:$2.5M, 20:$3.5M, 21:$5.5M club option ($0.45M buyout), 22:$7M club option ($0.45M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.5158M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5086M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/8/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (33-1,011) (Lake City CC, Fla.)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 4.083

Dan Otero rhp
2 years/$2.5M (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$2.5M (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 12/5/17
    • 18:$1.1M, 19:$1.3M, 20:$1.5M club option ($0.1M buyout)
    • replaced 1 year, $1.3M contract signed 12/1/17, avoiding arbitration
  • 1 year/$1.055M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Oakland 11/3/15
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 12/18/15 after being DFA by Philadelphia 12/12/15
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from San Francisco 3/26/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 3/29/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 3/27/13
    • DFA by Oakland 4/5/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/7/13
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/14/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/19/11
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • drafted by San Francisco 2007 (21-644) (South Florida)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 5.124

Kevin Plawecki c
1 year/$1.1375M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.1375M (2019)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Mets 1/6/19
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/9/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$557,471 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$511,360 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/21/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (1s-35) (Purdue)
  • $1.4M signing bonus ($1.4674M slot)
  • agent: Lagardere Group
  • ML service: 2.167

Neil Ramirez rhp
1 year/$1M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/15/18
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/21/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.75M in majors)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 4/2/17
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 5/4/17 after being DFA by San Francisco 4/30/17
    • DFA by Toronto 5/8/17 (refused assignment 5/14/17)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/16/17
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/20/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/22/17 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 7/27/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5245M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
    • claimed off waivers by Milwaukee 5/31/16 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/21/16
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 6/12/16 after being DFA by Milwaukee 6/9/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 7/21/16
  • 1 year/$0.5145M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 8/23/13 (player to be named in 7/22/13 Matt Garza deal)
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/12
  • drafted by Texas 2007 (1s-44) (Kempsville HS, Va.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 4.001

Nick Goody rhp
1 year/$0.675M (2019)

  • 1 year/$0.675M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 11/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5615M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 12/20/16 after being DFA by NY Yankees 12/15/16
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/25/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (6-217) (LSU)
  • $0.14M signing bonus ($0.1544M slot)
  • ML service: 2.160

Cody Anderson rhp
1 year/$641,250 (2019)

  • 1 year/$641,250 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 12/19/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5391M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5114M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (14-428) (Feather River JC, Calif.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.017

Tyler Naquin of
1 year/$0.5648M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5648M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5648M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2012 (1-15) (Texas A&M)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($2.25M slot)
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service: 2.033

Mike Clevinger rhp
1 year/$0.5585M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5585M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Angels 8/7/14
  • drafted by LA Angels 2011 (4-135) (Seminole State JC, Fla.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: BBI Sports
  • ML service: 2.041

A.J. Cole rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 1/11/19 after being DFA by NY Yankees 1/4/19
  • 1 year/$0.5553M (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 4/24/18 after being DFA by Washington 4/20/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 1/16/13
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (4-116) (Oviedo HS, Fla.)
  • $2M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 1.154

Bradley Zimmer of
1 year/$0.5512M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5512M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/16/17
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (1-21) (San Francisco)
  • $1.9M signing bonus ($2.0081M slot)
  • ML service: 1.036

Tyler Olson lhp
1 year/$0.5483M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5483M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/21/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 1/12/16 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 1/6/16
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers 6/14/16 after being DFA by NY Yankees 6/7/16
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 7/9/16 after being DFA by Kansas City 7/5/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 8/14/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Seattle 4/5/15
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 12/18/15 after being DFA by Seattle 12/16/15
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (7-207) (Gonzaga)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($0.1838M slot)
  • agent: Jackson Management
  • ML service: 1.114

Adam Cimber rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • contract selected by San Diego 3/29/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/19/18
  • drafted by San Diego 2013 (9-268) (San Francisco)
  • ML service: 1.000

Greg Allen of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/1/17
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (6-188) (San Diego State)
  • $0.2M signing bonus ($0.2243M slot)
  • ML service: 0.148

Jake Bauers 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Tampa Bay 12/13/18
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2013 (7-208) (Marina HS, Huntington Beach, Calif.)
  • $0.24M signing bonus ($0.1821M slot)
  • ML service: 0.116

Shane Bieber rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/31/18
  • drafted by Cleveland 2016 (4-122) (UC-Santa Barbara)
  • $0.42M signing bonus ($0.4825M slot)
  • ML service: 0.097

Bobby Bradley of
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/18
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (3-97) (Harrison Central HS, Gulfport, Miss.)
  • $0.9125M signing bonus ($0.5396M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Yu-Cheng Chang ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • signed by Cleveland 6/3/13 as an amateur free agent from Taiwan
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jon Edwards rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/26/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/20/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5096M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/16
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Texas 8/21/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/15/14
  • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/20/11 (minor-league contract)
  • released by St. Louis 10/5/10
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (14-436) (Keller HS, Texas)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.141

Eric Haase c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/6/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (7-218) (Divine Child HS, Dearborn, Mich.)
  • $0.58M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.030

Sam Hentges lhp
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/18
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (4-128) (Mounds View HS, Arden Hills, Minn.)
  • $0.7M signing bonus ($0.4002M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Chih-Wei Hu rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Tampa Bay 11/19/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Minnesota 7/31/15
  • signed by Minnesota 8/3/12 as a free agent from Taiwan
  • ML service: 0.052

Jordan Luplow of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Pittsburgh 11/14/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 7/28/17
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2014 (3-100) (Fresno State)
  • $0.5M signing bonus ($0.5243M slot)
  • ML service: 0.112

Juan Carlos Mejia rhp
2019

  • 2019
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/18
  • signed by Cleveland 11/29/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Oscar Mercado of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/17
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 7/31/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2013 (2-57) (Gaither HS, Tampa)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($0.9714M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Max Moroff 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Pittsburgh 11/14/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2012 (16-496) (Trinity Prep HS, Winter Park, Fla.)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.008

Adam Plutko rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/20/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (11-321) (UCLA)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.113

Jefry Rodriguez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Washington 11/30/18
  • signed by Washington 1/17/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.060

Eric Stamets ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Angels 7/28/15
  • drafted by LA Angels 2012 (6-207) (Evansville)
  • $0.1699M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ben Taylor rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 2/25/18 after being DFA by Boston 2/18/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 3/29/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/2/18
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/2/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Boston 4/1/17
  • drafted by Boston 2015 (7-201) (South Alabama)
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.095

Minor leagues

Brandon Barnes lf-cf
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/22/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/4/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/1/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/16/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 11/20/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Colorado 7/25/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/1/16
    • released by Colorado 9/10/16
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year/$0.4917M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Houston 12/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Houston 8/7/12
  • drafted by Houston 2005 (6-194) (Cypress JC, Calif.)
  • $0.13M signing bonus
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 3.124

Jeff Beliveau lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/22/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/26/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/4/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/7/18
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/29/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 6/2/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/5/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/16/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/5/17
    • DFA by Toronto 7/22/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/25/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/5/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5136M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 4/16/13 after DFA by Texas 4/8/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 12/21/12 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 12/13/12
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2008 (18-551) (Florida Atlantic)
  • ML service: 2.033 (through 2017)

Will Benson of
2018

  • drafted by Cleveland 2016 (1-14) (The Westminster Schools, Atlanta)
  • $2.5M signing bonus ($2.9737M slot)
  • ML service:

Lisalverto Bonilla rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/18/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/29/16
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 2/13/17 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 2/8/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
    • released by Cincinnati 9/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers from Texas 10/21/15
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/14
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Philadelphia 12/8/12
  • signed by Philadelphia 12/19/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.098 (through 2017)

Preston Claiborne rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/26/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/10/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/22/17
    • DFA by Texas 7/2/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/4/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • released by Miami 3/23/16
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 6/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/12/15
  • 1 year/$511,325 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 12/23/14 after being DFA by NY Yankees 12/19/14)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 5/3/13
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (17-535) (Tulane)
  • ML service: 1.057 (through 2017)

Mike Freeman 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/20/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/25/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/22/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • DFA by Seattle 3/1/17, sent outright to Triple-A 3/6/17
    • contract selected by Seattle 4/11/17
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers from Seattle 5/26/17
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 8/4/17 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 8/6/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/17
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 10/26/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Arizona 7/17/16
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 8/1/16 after being DFA by Arizona 7/30/16
  • drafted by Arizona 2010 (11-331) (Clemson)
  • ML service: 0.116

Carlos Frias rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 1/30/17 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 1/25/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/16/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/22/17
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 8/4/14
  • signed by LA Dodgers 1/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 1.076 (through 2017)

Anthony Gose of-lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/8/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/1/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.615M in majors
    • selected by Houston from Texas in Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
    • placed on outright waivers by Houston 3/5/18
    • returned by Houston to Texas 3/9/18
  • 2017
    • DFA by Detroit 1/18/17, sent outright to Triple-A 1/25/17
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/5/16
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Toronto 11/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 7/17/12
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/28/10
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/10
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2008 (2-51) (Bellflower HS, Calif.)
  • signed 6/08, $0.772M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 2.125

Justin Grimm rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/3/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2018)
    • 1 year/$2.2M (2018), lost arbitration with Chicago Cubs 2/8/18 ($2.475M-$2.2M)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/16/18 (due 45 days’ pay, $532,258)
    • 1 year/$1.25M (2018), signed by Kansas City as free agent 3/18/18
    • may earn additional $0.3M in performance bonuses
    • released by Kansas City 7/7/18
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/25/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/1/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/31/18
  • 1 year/$1.825M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5315M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$0.5055M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/22/13 (Matt Garza deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 6/16/12
  • drafted by Texas 2010 (5-166) (Georgia)
  • $0.825M signing bonus
  • agents: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 5.111

Ethan Hankins rhp
2018

  • drafted by Cleveland 2018 (1c-35) (Forsyth Central HS, Cumming, Ga.)
  • $2,246,022 signing bonus ($2.0164M slot)
  • ML service:

James Hoyt rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/1/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5677M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Houston 7/6/18
    • non-tendered by Cleveland 11/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/3/16
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Atlanta 1/14/15
  • signed by Atlanta as an amateur free agent 11/15/12 (Centenary, La.)
  • ML service: 1.079

Myles Jaye rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Minnesota 5/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/4/16
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/2/17
  • acquired by Detroit in trade from Texas 3/9/16
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/10/15
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Toronto 1/1/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (17-516) (Starrs Mill HS, Fayetteville, Ga.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.030 (through 2017)

Daniel Johnson of
2019

  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Washington 11/30/18
  • drafted by Washington 2016 (5-154) (New Mexico State)
  • $0.325M signing bonus ($0.3543M slot)
  • ML service:

Nolan Jones 3b
2018

  • drafted by Cleveland 2016 (2-55) (Holy Ghost Prep, Bensalem, Pa.)
  • $2.25M signing bonus ($1.1592M slot)
  • ML service:

Jack Leathersich lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 3/27/18 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 3/26/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 9/4/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from NY Mets 11/9/15
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (5-162) (UMass-Lowell)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • agent: Orpheus Sports
  • ML service: 0.116 (through 2016)

Michael Martinez 2b-of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/1/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2017)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/30/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 5/18/17 after being DFA by Cleveland 5/14/17
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/19/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/22/17 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 6/25/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/13/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/14/16
    • acquired by Boston in trade 7/8/16 after being DFA by Cleveland 7/2/16
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 8/4/16 after being DFA by Boston 8/2/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/23/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/4/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/10/15 (refused assignment 11/12/15)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/12/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 9/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/8/14
    • refused assignment by Pittsburgh 10/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 5/24/13
    • DFA by Philadelphia 6/22/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/24/13
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 7/24/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/3/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.4865M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/23/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • selected by Philadelphia from Washington in Rule 5 draft 12/9/10
    • signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • signed by Washington as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: California Sports Management
  • ML service: 3.104 (through 2016)

Triston McKenzie rhp
2018

  • drafted by Cleveland 2015 (1s-42) (Royal Palm Beach HS, Fla.)
  • $2.3025M signing bonus ($1.4684M slot)
  • ML service:

Bo Naylor c
2018

  • drafted by Cleveland 2018 (1-29) (St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School, Mississauga, Ontario)
  • $2,578,137 signing bonus ($2.3327M slot)
  • ML service:

Alexi Ogando rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/4/18
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/20/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/25/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Hanwha of Korea
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/3/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 6/27/16, released 7/1/16
    • signed by Arizona 7/11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Arizona 8/3/16 (opted out of contract)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/30/15
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$2.625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.5066M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.4976M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$430,150 (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract selected by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • contract selected by Texas 12/06
    • re-signed by Texas 2/07
  • selected by Texas from Oakland in Rule 5 draft 12/05
  • signed by Oakland 2002 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 6.032 (through 2017)

Brooks Pounders rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/22/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 4/24/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Kansas City 12/1/16
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/17
    • DFA by LA Angels 9/8/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/15/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 7/5/16
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Pittsburgh 12/8/11
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2009 (2-53) (Temecula Valley HS, Calif.)
  • $0.67M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.165

Trayce Thompson of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/1/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 4/3/18 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 3/27/18
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from NY Yankees 4/5/18
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 4/19/18 after being DFA by Oakland 4/17/18
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 6/23/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/25/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/16/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (2-61) (Santa Margarita Catholic HS, Calif.)
  • $0.625M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.032

Lenny Torres rhp
2018

  • drafted by Cleveland 2018 (1cba-41) (Beacon HS, New York)
  • $1.35M signing bonus ($1.7448M slot)
  • ML service:

George Valera of
2018

  • signed by Cleveland 7/2/17 as free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.3M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Adam Wilk lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/20/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.56M in majors)
    • may opt out of contract at end of Spring Training if not on Major League roster
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/7/17
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 5/10/17 after being DFA by NY Mets 5/8/17
    • DFA by Minnesota 5/27/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/29/17
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/17/17
    • DFA by Minnesota 6/18/17, released 6/22/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/19/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 4/15/15
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/24/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/26/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NC Dinos of Korea 12/12
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/28/12
    • contract sold to NC Dinos of Korea 12/19/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 5/24/11
  • drafted by Detroit 2009 (11-330) (Long Beach State)
  • ML service: 0.085 (through 2017)