Minnesota Twins

Service time in years & days (through 2019 season).

Jim Pohlad Owner
2009 -

  • Jim Pohlad, 2009 -
    • upon their father’s 2009 death, Carl Pohlad’s sons assumed control of Twins Sports, Inc., with Jim Pohlad as Chairman and his brothers Bill and Bob as members of the board
  • Carl Pohlad, 1984-2009
    • banker Carl Pohlad bought the Twins for $44M in 1984
  • Calvin Griffith, 1955-1984
    • Calvin Griffith took control of the club in 1955 upon the death of his father, Clark Griffith, who founded the team in Washington in 1919
  • Forbes magazine valued the team at $1.3 billion in April, 2020.

TWINS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2020 $131,799,311 (17) $                    (  ) $162,357,645 (16)
2019 $119,651,933 (18) $125,205,980 (18) $139,483,897 (18)
2018 $128,713,226 (18) $131,186,562 (19) $143,820,218 (18)
2017 $108,102,500 (21) $111,209,586 (22) $123,573,527 (21)
2016 $105,333,700 (18) $106,840,501 (20) $122,601,625 (20)
2015 $108,262,500 (19) $108,275,245 (20) $125,214,107 (20)
2014 $ 85,465,000 (18) $ 91,071,286 (24) $101,508,531 (26)
2013 $ 82,010,000 (21) $ 76,132,483 (24) $ 84,999,527 (27)
2012 $100,435,000 (11) $101,165,992 (13) $105,860,445 (17)
2011 $113,237,000 ( 9) $115,419,106 ( 9)
2010 $ 97,659,167 (10) $103,039,407 (10)
2009 $ 65,299,266 (24) $ 73,068,407 (23)
2008 $ 56,932,766 (25) $ 65,096,667 (25)
2007 $ 71,439,500 (18) $ 71,938,505 (21)
2006 $ 63,396,006 (19) $ 64,809,258 (21)
2005 $ 56,186,000 (22) $ 56,338,000 (20)
2004 $ 53,585,000 (20) $ 54,795,587 (21)
2003 $ 55,505,000 (19) $ 65,318,977 (18)
2002 $ 40,225,000 (28) $ 41,309,031 (27)
2001 $ 24,130,000 (30) $ 27,411,912 (30)
2000 $ 15,700,000 (30) $ 16,723,347 (30)
  • Opening Day payrolls compiled by Baseball Prospectus include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on the active 25/26-man roster and injured list. Deferred payments and performance and award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End 40-man roster payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned performance and award bonuses, non-cash compensation, buyouts of unexercised options and cash transactions. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.
  • Year End Competitive Balance Tax payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include average annual value of contracts, earned bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions, buyouts of unexercised options, and health and pension benefits. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Derek Falvey President, Baseball Operations
5 years (2017-21)
3 years (2022-24)

  • 3 years (2022-24)
    • signed extension Minnesota 11/13/19
  • 5 years (2017-21)
    • hired by Minnesota as Executive VP, Chief Baseball Officer 11/4/16
  • Cleveland, 2007-16
    • assistant GM (2016)
    • director, baseball operations (2012-15)

Thad Levine Senior VP, General Manager
5 years (2017-21)
3 years (2022-24)

  • 3 years (2022-24)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 11/13/19
  • 5 years (2017-21)
    • hired by Minnesota as Senior VP, General Manager 11/4/16
  • Texas, assistant GM (2006-16)
  • Colorado (2001-2005)
  • VP, Assistant GM Rob Antony
  • Assistant GM Daniel Adler
  • Assistant GM Jeremy Zoll
  • VP, Player Personnel Mike Radcliff
  • Director of Scouting Sean Johnson
  • Director of Pro Scouting Brad Steil
  • Director of Player Development Alex Hassan
  • former Executive VP, General Manager Terry Ryan
    • 2012 –
      • selected as interim GM, 11/7/11, replacing Bill Smith
      • selected as permanent GM 10/5/12
    • Special Assistant, 2008-11
    • Executive VP / General Manager, 1995-2007
    • Assistant GM, 1992-94
    • Scouting Director, 1987-91
  • former GM Bill Smith
    • promoted to General Manager 10/07
    • fired by Minnesota 11/7/11

Rocco Baldelli Manager
2019 -

  • 2019 -
    • hired as manager Minnesota 10/25/18, replacing Paul Molitor
  • Tampa Bay, 2010-18
    • special assistant (2011-14), first-base coach (2015-16), Major League field coordinator (2017-18)
  • former manager Paul Molitor
    • 3 years (2018-20)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 10/9/17
      • fired by Minnesota 10/2/18
    • 3 years (2015-17)
      • hired as manager by Minnesota 11/4/14
  • former manager Ron Gardenhire
    • 2 years (2014-15)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 9/30/13
      • fired by Minnesota 9/29/14
    • 2 years (2012-13)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 11/17/10
    • 2 years (2010-11)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 11/13/08
    • 2 years/$2.5M (2008-09)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 10/06
    • 2 years/$2.35M (2006-07)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 1/05
      • 06:$1.1M, 07:$1.25M
    • 2 years/$1.26M (2004-05)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 10/03
      • 04:$0.58M, 05:$0.68M
    • 2 years/$0.85M (2002-03), plus 2004 club option
      • hired by Minnesota 1/02, replacing Tom Kelly
      • 02:$0.4M, 03:$0.45M, 04:$0.5M club option

Josh Donaldson 3b
4 years/$92M (2020-23), plus 2024 option

  • 4 years/$92M (2020-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/22/20
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 20:$18M, 21-23: $21M annually, 24:$16M club option ($8M buyout)
    • 2024 option may increase additional $4M based on 2020-23 awards: $500,000 for each Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, top 8 finish in MVP vote. Additional $250,000 for each top 5 finish in MVP vote. Additional $250,000 for each top 3 finish in MVP vote.
    • limited no-trade protection: Donaldson may block deals to 5 clubs
    • one-time assignment bonus: $2M paid by acquiring club, with 2024 option becoming a $16M mutual option with a $6M buyout, payable only if declined by the club
    • award bonuses: $250,000 for MVP ($100,000 for second place in MVP vote, $75,000 for third, $50,000 for fourth-sixth). $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 for each LCS MVP, All Star election, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger.
  • 1 year/$23M (2019)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/26/18
    • Atlanta made $17.8M qualifying offer 11/4/19 (rejected 11/14/19)
  • 1 year/$23M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • at signing, largest-ever 1-year contract for arbitration-eligible player
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 8/31/18 with Blue Jays paying Indians about $2.7M of remaining $3,833,333 in 2018 salary
  • 2 years/$28.65M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with Toronto 2/9/16 (avoided arbitration, $11.8M-$11.35M)
    • 16:$11.65M, 17:$17M
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2015)
    • lost in arbitration with Toronto ($5.75M-$4.3M)
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • renewed by Oakland 3/8/14
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Oakland 11/28/14
  • 1 year/$492,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 4/30/10
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/8/08
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (1s-48) (Auburn)
  • signed 7/7/07, $652,500 signing bonus
  • agents: MVP Sports (previously Bledsoe Agency)
  • ML service: 7.158

Jake Odorizzi rhp
1 year/$17.8M (2020)

  • 1 year/$17.8M (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/14/19 (Odorizzi accepted qualifying offer)
  • 1 year/$9.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • Minnesota made $17.8M qualifying offer 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$6.3M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/15/18 ($6.3M-$6.05M)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Tampa Bay 2/17/18
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/14/17 ($4.1-$3.825M)
  • 1 year/$520,700 (2016)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$522,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$503,100 (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 9/16/12
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Kansas City 12/9/12
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2008 (1s-32) (Highland HS, Ill.)
  • signed 6/08, $1.06M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 6.042

Nelson Cruz dh-rf
1 year/$14.3M (2019), plus 2020 option

  • 1 year/$14.3M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/27/18
    • 19:$14M, 20:$12M club option ($0.3M buyout)
    • Minnesota exercised 2020 option 11/1/19
  • 4 years/$57M (2015-18)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/4/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 15:$14M, 16:$14M, 17:$14M, 18:$14M
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs in 2015, 2016)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 for All Star reserve. $50,000 each for All Star start, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.15M for MVP
  • 1 year/$8M (2014)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/22/14
    • roster bonuses: $0.15M each for 60, 90, 120, 150, 180 days on active roster
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All Star selection
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs)
    • Baltimore made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 2 years/$16M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Texas 2/9/12 (avoided arbitration, $7.5M-$5.5M)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$5M, 13:$10.5M
    • 2013 salary increases based on 2012 PAs: $0.1M each for 500, 525, 550, 575, 600 PA
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation), activated 9/30/13
    • Texas made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • $150,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$440,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$408,070 (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$398,150 (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/15/08
    • DFA by Texas 3/29/08, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/08
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/25/08
  • 1 year/$382,000 (2007)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/06
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 7/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Oakland 12/04
    • signed by Milwaukee 2/05
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Mets 8/00
  • signed by NY Mets 1998 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Bryce Dixon (previously ISE Baseball, Adam Katz and ACES)
  • ML service: 12.082

Michael Pineda rhp
2 years/$20M (2020-21)

  • 2 years/$20M (2020-21)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/19
  • 2 years/$10M (2018-19)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/13/17
    • 18:$2M, 19:$8M
    • annual performance bonuses: $500,000 each for 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 200 innings pitched
    • placed on restricted list 9/7/19 (80-game suspension, reduced to 60 games on appeal, for positive PED test) (will miss final 21 games of 2019 and first 39 games of 2020)
  • 1 year/$7.4M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year$538,475 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year/$528,475 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$528,475 (2012)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Seattle 1/13/12
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year/$414,000 (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • signed by Seattle 12/05 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $35,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 8.090

Marwin Gonzalez inf-of
2 years/$21M (2019-20)

  • 2 years/$21M (2019-20)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/19
    • 19:$12M, 20:$9M
  • 1 year/$3.725M (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • re-signed by Houston 2/8/17 (avoided arbitration, $4.2M-$3.25M)
    • 17:$3.725M, 18:$5.125M club option
    • Houston exercised 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.0625M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/23/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.4M-$0.9M)
  • 1 year/$504,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$494,400 (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • selected by Boston from Chicago Cubs in Rule 5 draft 12/8/11
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Boston 12/8/11
    • signed by Houston 2/27/12
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 2005 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Octagon)
  • ML service: 7.133

Eddie Rosario lf
1 year/$7.75M (2020)

  • 1 year/$7.75M (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.19M (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$602,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year/$552,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year/$542,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • drafted by Minnesota 2010 (4-135) (Rafael Lopez Landron HS, Guayama, P.R.)
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Roc Nation Sports (previously Gavin Kahn)
  • ML service: 4.120

Homer Bailey rhp
1 year/$7M (2020)

  • 1 year/$7M (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/7/20
    • performance bonuses: $333,333 each for 150, 165 innings pitched. $333,334 for 185 IP
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for Cy Young ($75,000 for second in vote, $50,000 for third, $25,000 for fourth-sixth). $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 for LCS MVP. $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove
  • 6 years/$105M (2014-19), plus 2020 mutual option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 2/19/14 (avoided arbitration, $11.6M-$8.7M)
    • 14:$9M, 15:$10M, 16:$18M, 17:$19M, 18:$21M, 19:$23M, 20:$25M mutual option ($5M buyout)
    • in-season payments: 14:$3M, 15:$4M, 16:$11M, 17:$12M, 18:$14M, 19:$15M, with balance of each salary deferred until November each year
    • if traded, annual salaries to be paid in-season
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Cincinnati 12/21/18, with Dodgers paying Reds $7M as part of the deal
    • released by LA Dodgers 12/21/18
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/9/19 (minor-league contract paying $0.555M in majors, with Dodgers responsible for balance of Bailey’s 2019 salary of $23M)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 4/3/19
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Kansas City 7/14/19 with Athletics responsible for $232,742 in remaining salary
  • 1 year/$5.35M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/16/13 (avoided arbitration, $5.8M-$4.75M)
  • 1 year/$2.425M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 162, 170, 180 innings
  • 1 year/$441,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
  • 1 year/$418,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$400,500 (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/2/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/29/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 6/8/07
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2004 (1-7) (LaGrange HS, Tex.)
  • $2.3M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 11.017

Max Kepler rf
5 years/$35M (2019-23), plus 2024 option

  • 5 years/$35M (2019-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 2/14/19
    • 19:$6M, 20:$6.25M, 21:$6.5M, 22:$6.75M, 23:$8.5M, 24:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2024 option increases based on awards in 2022-23 ($0.5M each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, with maximum increase of $1M)
    • award bonuses for top six finish in MVP vote, LCS MVP, WS MVP, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All Star selection
    • perks: hotel suite on road trips in 2023-24
    • replaced 1 year/$3.125M deal signed 1/11/19, avoiding arbitration
  • 1 year/$587,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • signed by Minnesota 2009 as an amateur free agent from Germany
  • $800,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Apex
  • ML service: 3.152

Miguel Sano 1b
3 years/$30M (2020-22), plus 2023 option

  • 3 years/$30M (2020-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 1/14/20 (avoided arbitration, $6.25M-$5.1M)
    • $4M signing bonus, paid by 2/15/20
    • 20:$3M, 21:$11M, 22:$9.25M, 23:$14M club option ($2.75M buyout)
    • price of 2023 option may increase up to $3M based on performance:
      • $1M for each top 3 finish in MVP vote
      • $750,000 for each top 5 finish in MVP vote
      • $500,0000 for each Gold Glove, Silver Slugger or top 8 finish in MVP vote
      • $250,000 each for 550 plate appearances in a season
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for WS MVP. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $100,000 for AL MVP ($75,000 for second in vote, $50,000 for third, $25,000 for fourth-sixth). $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger.
    • perks: hotel suite on road in 2022-23.
    • Sano will donate $100,000 annually to club charity starting in 2021
  • 1 year/$2.65M (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year/$572,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11/17
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • signed by Minnesota 2009 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Cobb Eddy Sports (previously Roc Nation, Rob Plummer)
  • ML service: 4.066

Sergio Romo rhp
1 year/$5M (2020), plus 2021 option

  • 1 year/$5M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/20/19
    • 20:$4.75M, 21:$5M club option ($250,000 buyout)
  • 1 year/$2.5 (2019)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 2/15/19
    • performance bonuses based on games finished: $50,000 each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 GF
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Miami 7/27/19 with $860,215 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/13/18
    • assignment bonus: $0.25M if traded
  • 1 year/$3M (2017)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/6/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 50, 60 games
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 7/22/17 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 7/20/17
  • 2 years/$15M (2015-16)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/22/14
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 15:$5M, 16:$8M
    • annual performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
  • 2 years/$9M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with San Francisco 2/6/13 (avoided arbitration, $4.5M-$2.675M)
    • 13:$3.5M, 14:$5.5M
    • 2013 performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • 2014 salary increases to $5.6M with $5.6M for 30 GF in 2013, $5.7M for 32 GF, $5.85M for 37 GF, $6M for 42 GF, $6.15M for 47 GF, $6.3M for 52 GF, $6.5M for 55 GF  
    • 2014 salary increased to $6.3M based on 2013 GF
  • 1 year/$1.575M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/20/12 (avoided arbitration, $1.75M-$1.3M)
  • 1 year/$450,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/11
  • 1 year/$416,500 (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
  • 1 year/$401,700 (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 6/24/08
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/6/08
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 8/16/08
  • drafted by San Francisco 2005 (28-852) (Mesa State)
  • agents: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 11.097

Taylor Rogers lhp
1 year/$4.45M (2020)

  • 1 year/$4.45M (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.525M (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$565,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year/$542,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (11-340) (Kentucky)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 3.145

Alex Avila c
1 year/$4.25M (2020)

  • 1 year/$4.25M (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/19
  • 2 years/$8.25M (2018-19)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/31/18
    • 18:$4M, 19:$4.25M
    • annual performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 350, 400 plate appearances. $50,000 each for 450, 500 PA. $100,000 for 550 PA.
  • 1 year/$2M (2017)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/23/16
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Detroit 7/31/17
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a a free agent 11/25/15
  • 1 year/$4.35M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/31/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.35M-$3.75M)
    • 14:$4.15M, 15:$5.4M club option ($0.2M buyout)
    • 2015 option guaranteed with 2014 All-Star selection or top 15 finish in 2014 MVP vote or 2014 Silver Slugger award
    • Detroit exercised 2015 option 11/17/14
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2012)
    • renewed by Detroit 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$425,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 1 year/$404,900 (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/16/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 8/5/09
  • drafted by Detroit 2008 (5-169) (Alabama)
  • $169,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 10.061

Jose Berrios rhp
1 year/$4.025M (2020)

  • 1 year/$4.025M (2020)
    • lost arbitration with Minnesota 2/6/20 ($4.4M-$4.025M)
  • 1 year/$620,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/26/16
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (1s-32) (Papa Juan XXIII HS, Bayamon, P.R.)
  • $1.55M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group (previously MDR Sports)
  • ML service: 3.044

Jorge Polanco ss
5 years/$25.75M (2019-23), plus 2024-25 options

  • 5 years/$25.75M (2019-23), plus 2024-25 club options
    • signed extension with Minnesota 2/14/19
    • 19:$3,958,333, 20:$3,958,333, 21:$4,333,333, 22:$5M, 23:$7.5M, 24:$10.5M club option ($1M buyout), 25:$12M club option ($750,000 buyout)
    • 2024 option guaranteed if Polanco has 550 plate appearances in 2023 and is healthy at season’s end
    • 2024-25 salaries increase based on awards in preceding 2 seasons ($0.5M each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, with maximum increase of $1M annually)
    • award bonuses for top six finish in MVP vote, LCS MVP, WS MVP, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All Star selection
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year/$540,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • signed by Minnesota 7/6/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 3.024

Kenta Maeda rhp
8 years/$25M (2016-23)

  • 8 years/$25M (2016-23)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/7/16
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 16-23: $3M annually
    • annual roster bonus: $150,000 for making Opening Day roster
    • $6.5M annually in performance bonuses based on games started: $1M each 15, 20 GS. $1.5M each for 25, 30, 32 GS
    • $3.5M annually in performance bonuses based on innings pitched: $250,000 each for 90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180, 190 IP. $750,000 200 IP
    • assignment bonus: $1M with each trade
    • becomes a free agent at contract’s end
    • perks: jersey No. 18. Four round-trip business-class airline tickets between Japan and LA annually. Interpreter. Travel expenses, accommodations, visa costs for a player support staff member
    • Acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA 2/5/20. Dodgers agree to:
      • cover $1M assignment bonus
      • pay Twins $3M ($2,436,500 in 2020 and $563,500 in 2021)
      • reimburse Twins up to $7M for Maeda’s earned bonuses in 2020
  • LA Dodgers paid $20M posting fee to Hiroshima of Japan for right to negotiate with Maeda
  • 2008-15: Hiroshima of Japan
  • agent: Adam Katz, Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 4.000

Byron Buxton of
1 year/$3.075M (2020)

  • 1 year/$3.075M (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$580,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/14/15
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (1-2) (Appling County HS, Baxley, Ga.)
  • $6M signing bonus ($6.2M slot)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 3.160

Rich Hill lhp
1 years/$3M (2020)

  • 1 year/$3M (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/7/20
    • performance bonuses based on games started and innings pitched:
      • $1M each for 5 GS or 25 IP, 7 GS or 35 IP, 9 GS or 45 IP
      • $1.5M for 11 GS or 55 IP
      • $2M for 13 GS or 65 IP
      • $3M for 15 GS or 75 IP
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for Cy Young ($75,000 for second in vote, $50,000 for third, $25,000 for fourth-sixth). $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 for LCS MVP. $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove
  • 3 years/$48M (2017-19)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/16
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 17:$12M, 18:$16M, 19:$18M
  • 1 year/$6M (2016)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Oakland 8/1/16 with $2,032,787 remaining on contract
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/27/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Washington 6/24/15
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 8/14/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 9/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/1/14 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 5/15/14 
    • contract selected after being acquired by LA Angels in trade from Boston 7/1/14 
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/5/14, released 7/9/14
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 7/16/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/5/14
    • DFA by NY Yankees 8/29/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/1/14
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/14
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/7/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/30/11 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $725,000 in majors, may opt out in spring if not on major-league roster
    • contract purchased by Boston 2/21/12
    • non-tendered by Boston 11/30/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/31/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Boston 5/5/11
    • non-tendered by Boston 12/12/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/26/10 (minor-league contract)
    • $575,000 salary in majors (opted out)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 6/30/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Boston 9/13/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 10/8/10
  • 1 year/$445,000 (2009)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Chicago Cubs 2/2/09
    • signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/30/09
  • 1 year/$445,000 (2008)
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2007)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 6/05
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2002 (4-112) (Michigan)
  • $302,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 10.127

Tyler Clippard rhp
1 year/$2.75M (2020)

  • 1 year/$2.75M (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/20/19
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/20/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.75M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • released, re-signed by Cleveland 3/20/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/25/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/7/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Toronto 3/29/18
  • 2 years/$12.25M (2016-17)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/9/16
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 16:$4.1M, 17:$4.25M
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 7/31/16 with $5,561,475 remaining on contract
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from NY Yankees 7/18/17
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/13/17, with Astros paying $1M of $1,111,202 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$8.3M (2015)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 1/14/15
    • signed by Oakland 2/11/15 (avoided arbitration, $8.85M-$7.775M)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Oakland 7/27/15 (A’s pay $1M, Mets pay about $2M of remaining $3,129,508 on Clippard’s contract for 2015)
  • 1 year/$5.875M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10/14 (avoided arbitration, $6.35M-$4.45M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 30 games finished. $75,000 each for 40, 50 GF. $0.1M for 60 GF
  • 1 year/$4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$443,000 (2011)
    • renewed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$401,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Washington in trade with NY Yankees 12/5/07
    • signed by Washington 1/25/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 5/20/07
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2003 (9-274) (Mitchell HS, New Port Richey, Fla.)
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 10.134

Trevor May rhp
1 year/$2.205M (2020)

  • 1 year/$2.205M (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$900,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$650,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Philadelphia 12/6/12
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2008 (4-136) (Kelso HS, Wash.)
  • $375,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 5.012

Ehire Adrianza 2b-ss
1 year/$1.6M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.6M (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 11/29/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1M (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$600,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • split contract paying $300,000 in minors
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 1/31/17 after being DFA by San Francisco 1/24/17
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 2/6/17 after being DFA by Milwaukee 2/2/17
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • 1 year/$509,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
    • DFA by San Francisco 4/5/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/11/15
    • contract selected by San Francisco 6/30/15
  • 1 year/$500,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/17/10
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/11
  • signed by San Francisco 2006 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 5.131

Tyler Duffey rhp
1 year/$1.2M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.2M (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year/$542,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/3/15
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (5-160) (Rice)
  • $267,100 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Dishman Sports
  • ML service: 3.074

Matt Wisler rhp
1 year/$725,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$725,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
    • acquired by San Diego in trade 4/1/19 after being DFA by Cincinnati 3/26/19
    • acquired by Seattle in trade 7/4/19 after being DFA by San Diego 6/29/19
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Seattle 10/29/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Atlanta 7/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/19/15
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 4/5/15
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (7-233) (Byran HS, Ohio)
  • $500,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Apex
  • ML service: 3.042

Mitch Garver c
1 year/$620,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$620,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (9-260) (New Mexico)
  • $40,000 signing bonus ($148,100 slot)
  • ML service: 2.045

Luis Arraez 2b
1 year/$596,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$596,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/18
  • signed by Minnesota 11/6/13 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.121

Jake Cave of
1 year/$587,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$587,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year/$572,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/6/17
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18 ($88,900 in minors)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade 3/16/18 after being DFA by NY Yankees 3/12/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • selected by Cincinnati in Rule 5 draft from NY Yankees 12/10/15
    • DFA by Cincinnati 4/3/16
    • returned by Cincinnati to NY Yankees 4/5/16
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2011 (6-209) (Kecoughtan HS, Hampton, Va.)
  • $800,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 1.072

Willians Astudillo c
1 year/$571,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/23/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/14/15 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Philadelphia 12/15/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.061

Randy Dobnak rhp
1 year/$571,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/8/19
  • signed by Minnesota 7/31/17 as an amateur free agent (Alderson Broaddus, W. Va.)
  • ML service: 0.041

Zack Littell rhp
1 year/$571,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Yankees 7/30/17
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Seattle 11/18/16
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (11-327) (Eastern Almance HS, Mebane, N.C.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.119

Devin Smeltzer lhp
1 year/$571,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/28/19
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/18
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2016 (5-161) (San Jacinto JC, Texas)
  • $497,500 signing bonus ($331,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.053

Cody Stashak rhp
1 year/$571,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 7/22/19
  • drafted by Minnesota 2015 (13-380) (St. John’s)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.058

Jorge Alcala rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/14/19
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Houston 7/27/18
  • signed by Houston 12/3/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.016

Travis Blankenhorn 3b-2b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)

    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/19
    • re-signed 3/20
  • drafted by Minnesota 2015 (3-80) (Pottsville HS, Pa.)
  • $650,000 signing bonus ($754,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Gilberto Celestino cf
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)

    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Houston 7/27/18
  • signed by Houston 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Dakota Chalmers rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)

    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Oakland 8/9/18
  • drafted by Oakland 2015 (3-97) (North Forsyth HS, Ga.)
  • $1.2M signing bonus ($586,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jhoan Duran rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)

    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Arizona 7/27/18
  • signed by Arizona 12/13/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $65,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Nick Gordon ss
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/19/18
  • drafted by Minnesota 2014 (1-5) (Olympia HS, Orlando)
  • $3.851M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 0.000

Sean Poppen rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/19/19
  • drafted by Minnesota 2016 (19-573) (Harvard)
  • agent: Munger English
  • ML service: 0.038

Fernando Romero rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 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
  • signed by Minnesota 11/4/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $220,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.102

Lewis Thorpe lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • signed by Minnesota 7/12/12 as an amateur free agent from Australia
  • $500,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.054

LaMonte Wade lf
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/19/18
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
  • drafted by Minnesota 2015 (9-260) (Maryland)
  • $163,800 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 0.088

 

Minor leagues

Lane Adams rf
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/19/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/11/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 7/1/19
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 7/31/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
    • DFA by Atlanta 4/19/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/25/18 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 5/5/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 6/30/18
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 7/16/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 9/1/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/31/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/2/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/25/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 1/15/16 after being DFA by Kansas City 1/6/16
    • DFA by NY Yankees 2/1/16, sent outright to Triple-A 2/11/16
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 8/3/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2009 (13-293) (Red Oak HS, Okla.)
  • $225,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Platinum Sports
  • ML service: 1.037

Cody Asche 3b-lf
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/7/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 3/26/19
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 5/3/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/15/17 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Kansas City, contract selected 4/4/18
    • released by NY Yankees 5/1/18
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/3/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 3/31/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 5/16/17
  • 1 year/$530,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
    • DFA, non-tendered by Philadelphia 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$517,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 7/30/13
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2011 (4-151) (Nebraska)
  • $168,300 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.089

Austin Adams rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/28/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/16/19
    • claimed by Detroit off waivers 5/26/19 after being DFA by Minnesota 5/24/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 7/10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 8/20/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 2/10/17 after being DFA by Cleveland 2/7/17
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 4/5/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/16
  • 1 year/$507,700 (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (5-155) (Faulkner HS, Ala.)
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.126

Jordan Balasovic rhp
2020

  • drafted by Minnesota 2016 (5-153) (St. Martin SS, Mississauga, Ont.)
  • $515,000 signing bonus ($357,800 slot)
  • ML service:

Parker Bridwell rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/28/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 1/22/19 after being DFA by LA Angels 1/15/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 1/25/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/18
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 11/26/18 after being DFA by LA Angels 11/21/18
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 12/21/18 after being DFA by NY Yankees 12/17/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 4/17/17 after being DFA by Baltimore 4/14/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • drafted by Baltimore 2010 (9-268) (Hereford HS, Texas)
  • $625,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.129

Keoni Cavaco ss
2020

  • drafted by Minnesota 2019 (1-13) (Eastlake HS, Chula Vista, Calif.)
  • $4.05M signing bonus ($4,197,300 slot)
  • ML service:

Jhoulys Chacin rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/1/20 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.6M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses based on innings pitched
  • 2 years/$15.5M (2018-19)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/21/17
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 18:$8M, 19:$6M
    • DFA by Milwaukee 8/24/19, released 8/26/19
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 8/31/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 9/1/19
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2017)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/20/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/14/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/12/16
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Atlanta 5/11/16
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Colorado 3/22/15 (due 45 days’ pay, $1,352,459)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 4/13/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cleveland 6/18/15
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 6/20/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 8/24/15
    • elected free agency 11/6/15
  • 2 years/$6.5M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/26/13 (avoided arbitration, $2.6M-$1.7M)
    • 13:$1.65M, 14:$4.85M
  • 1 year/$482,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$419,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 7/24/09
  • signed by Colorado 2004 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: GSE Worldwide
  • ML service: 9.054

Daniel Coulombe lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/21/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$550,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
    • DFA by Oakland 9/3/18, sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/18
  • 1 year/$537,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/10/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 9/10/15 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 9/6/15
    • DFA by Oakland 11/25/15, sent outright to Triple-A 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/16/14
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (25-776) (Texas Tech)
  • agent: Elite Sports
  • ML service: 2.054

Blayne Enlow rhp
2020

  • drafted by Minnesota 2017 (3-76) (St. Amant HS, La.)
  • $2M signing bonus ($755,400 slot)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service:

Ryan Garton rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 11/9/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/17/19
    • DFA by Seattle 5/21/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/24/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 8/6/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/26/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/25/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2012 (34-1,052) (Florida Atlantic)
  • ML service: 0.161

Cory Gearrin rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/19/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/10/19
    • performance bonuses:
      • games pitched: $75,000 for 30 games. $0.1M for 40 games. $0.125M for 50 games. $0.15M for 60 games
      • games finished: $50,000 for 20 GF. $0.175M for 30 GF. $0.25M for 40 GF. $0.4M for 50 GF
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Seattle 8/23/19
  • 1 year/$1.675M (2018)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from San Francisco 7/8/18 with $756,451 remaining on contract
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Texas 8/31/18 with $279,166 remaining on contract
    • non-tendered by Oakland 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$550,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/8/15
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year/$491,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • drafted by Atlanta 2007 (4-138) (Mercer)
  • $186,750 signing bonus
  • agent: Bo McKinnis
  • ML service: 6.136

Juan Graterol c
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/10/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/17/19
    • DFA by Cincinnati 10/16/19, sent outright to Triple-A 10/18/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/18
    • DFA by LA Angels 4/4/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/7/18
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/4/18
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/19/18, released 6/24/18
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 6/28/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/22/18
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Minnesota 10/10/18
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 11/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 1/19/17 after being DFA by Arizona 1/13/17
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from LA Angels 1/23/17
    • re-signed Toronto 3/17
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 4/18/17 after being DFA by Toronto 4/14/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/12/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/18/16
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 11/28/16 after being DFA by LA Angels 11/22/16
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers from Cincinnati 12/23/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/10/14 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Kansas City 9/6/05 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.126

Blaine Hardy lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2019)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$795,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Detroit 11/25/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 3/25/18
    • contract selected by Detroit 5/4/18
  • 1 year/$520,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/25/16
  • 1 year/$514,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Detroit 6/15/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • released by Kansas City 3/21/13
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 4/2/13 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Detroit as a free agent 4/2/13 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Kansas City 2008 (22-655) (Lewis-Clark State, Idaho)
  • agent: Mike Mosa
  • ML service: 4.108

Wander Javier ss
2020

  • signed by Minnesota 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $4M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Ryan Jeffers c
2020

  • drafted by Minnesota 2018 (2-59) (UNC-Wilmington)
  • $800,000 signing bonus ($1.1406M slot)
  • ML service:

Alex Kirilloff of
2020

  • drafted by Minnesota 2016 (1-15) (Plum HS, Pittsburgh)
  • $2.8171M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Jeff Randazzo, Ballengee Group)
  • ML service:

Joey Krehbiel rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/19
    • DFA by Arizona 7/31/19, sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Arizona 7/2/18
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from LA Angels 7/2/18
  • drafted by LA Angels 2011 (12-375) (Seminole HS, Fla.)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.003

Trevor Larnach of
2020

  • drafted by Minnesota 2018 (1-20) (Oregon State)
  • $2.55M signing bonus ($3.12M slot)
  • ML service:

Casey Lawrence rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/28/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 2019
    • signed by Hiroshima Carp of Japan 12/18
  • 1 year/$0.546M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 3/28/18
    • released by Seattle 11/29/18
    • signed by Hiroshima Carp of Japan 12/12
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/8/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 5/11/17 after being DFA by Toronto 5/8/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/31/17
  • signed by Toronto 6/15/10 as an amateur free agent (Albright, Pa.)
  • ML service: 0.171

Royce Lewis ss
2020

  • drafted by Minnesota 2017 (1-1) (JSerra Catholic HS, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)
  • $6.725M signing bonus ($7.7707M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service:

Juan Minaya rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/28/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/15/19
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/5/19
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 7/13/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/17/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 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: 2.031

Jack Reinheimer ss
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 2019
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Chicago Cubs 11/20/18
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 1/28/19 after being DFA by Texas 1/24/19
    • DFA by Baltimore 2/7/19, sent outright to Triple-A 2/14/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/18
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 7/31/18 after being DFA by Arizona 7/27/18
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from NY Mets 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Seattle 6/3/15
  • signed by Seattle 2013 (5-147) (East Carolina)
  • $327,600 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.044

Brent Rooker of
2020

  • drafted by Minnesota 2017 (1-35) (Mississippi State)
  • $1.9353M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Chris Rowley rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/29/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/28/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/14/18
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Toronto 7/23/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/12/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/20/17
  • signed by Toronto 6/25/13 as an amateur free agent (Army)
  • ML service: 0.054

Yunior Severino 2b
2020

  • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/8/17
  • $2.5M signing bonus
  • granted free agency 11/21/17 in wake of rules violations by Atlanta
  • signed by Atlanta 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic ($1.9M signing bonus)
  • ML service:

Tomas Telis c
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/6/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/11/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
    • DFA by Miami 4/29/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year/$508,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Texas 7/31/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/25/14
  • signed by Texas 7/07 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.079

Wilfredo Tovar ss
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/13/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/7/19
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/26/19, sent outright to Triple-A 6/29/19
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/4/10
    • DFA by LA Angels 8/23/19, sent outright to Triple-A 8/26/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 10/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/18/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/5/15 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • signed by NY Mets as an amateur free agent 10/12/07
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.099

Matt Wallner of
2020

  • drafted by Minnesota 2019 (1s-39) (Southern Miss)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($1,906,800 slot)
  • ML service: