Free Agent Pitchers

The following players are unsigned & may negotiate with any club.
Service time in years and days, through 2023, unless noted.

Starting Pitchers
(For Relievers, click here)

Brett Anderson lhp
1 year/$2.5M (2021)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2021)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/16/21
    • performance bonuses based on innings pitched: $50,000 each for 100, 110, 120, 130 IP. $100,000 for 140 IP. $200,000 for 150 IP. $250,000 each for 165, 180 IP.
  • 1 year/$5M (2020)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/14/19
    • performance bonuses: $200,000 for 100 innings pitched. $400,000 for 125 IP. $600,000 for 150 IP. $800,000 for 175 IP.
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 2/19
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2018)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 3/20/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/2/18
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2017)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/26/17
    • performance bonuses based on starts: $0.5M for 11 GS. $0.75M each for 14, 17 GS. $1M each for 20, 23, 26 GS. $1.5M for 29 GS.
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/26/17, released 7/31/17
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/18/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/29/17
  • 1 year/$15.8M (2016)
    • accepted qualifying offer from LA Dodgers 11/13/15
  • 1 year/$10M (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/16/14
    • $5M signing bonus (paid in equal installments 1/15/15, 2/15/15)
    • salary of $5M
    • performance bonuses: $0.3M each for 150, 155 innings pitched. $0.35M each for 160, 165, 170, 175 IP. $0.4M each for 180, 185, 190, 195, 200 IP
    • LA Dodgers made qualifying offer to Anderson 11/6/15
  • 4 years/$12.5M (2010-13), plus 2014-15 club options
    • signed extension with Oakland 4/16/10, replacing 1 year/$0.41M deal signed 3/8/10
    • $1M signing bonus (paid in equal installments 8/5/10, 11/1/10, 3/1/11, 11/1/11
    • 10:$500,000, 11:$1M, 12:$3M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$8M club option ($1.5M buyout), 15:$12M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • Oakland exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Oakland 12/10/13 (A’s to pay Rockies $2M in the deal)
    • Colorado declined 2015 option 11/2/14
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2009
    • contract purchased by Oakland 4/4/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired in trade from Arizona 12/14/07
  • drafted by Arizona 2006 (2-55) (Stillwater HS, Okla.)
  • $950,000 signing bonus
  • agent: GSE Worldwide
  • ML service: 12.135 (through 2021)

Chase Anderson rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/19/23 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Cincinnati 5/3/23
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/3/23
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers 5/12/23 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 5/10/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/14/22 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Detroit 7/17/22 (Anderson exercised right to opt out)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 7/25/22 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 8/25/22
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 8/27/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/29/22
  • 1 year/$4M (2021)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/3/21
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 starts
    • DFA by Philadelphia 8/26/21, released 8/27/21
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 8/31/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 2 years/$11.75M (2018-19, plus 2020, 2021 options
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 10/26/17
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 18:$4.25M, 19:$6M, 20:$8.5M club option, $0.5M buyout. 21:$9.5M club option, $0.5M buyout
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 for 162 innings pitched. $150,000 for 180 IP. $200,000 for 200 IP
    • 2021 option may increase by $1M to $10.5M if Anderson 1) has 500 IP in 2018-20, 2) has 150 IP in 2020, 3) is not on the disabled list at end of 2020 season, and 4) passes team physical
    • one-time assignment bonus: $350,000 if traded
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Milwaukee 11/4/19
    • Toronto exercised 2020 option 11/4/19
    • Toronto declined 2021 option 10/30/20
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2017)
    • lost arbitration with Milwaukee 2/14/17 ($2.85M-$2.45M)
  • 1 year/$520,200 (2016)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Arizona 1/30/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/19/12
    • signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (9-276) (Oklahoma)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Hub Sports Management
  • ML service: 8.141

Chris Archer rhp
1 year/$3.5M (2022), plus 2023 option

  • 1 year/$3.5M (2022), plus 2023 mutual option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 3/28/22
    • 22:$2.75M, 23:$10M mutual option ($750,000 buyout)
    • may earn additional $9.5M in performance bonuses based on starts and appearances of 3 innings or more
    • Minnesota declined 2023 option 11/22
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2021)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/2/21
  • 6 years/25.5M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 4/2/14, replacing 1-year contract for $511,200 signed 3/2/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$500,000, 15:$1M, 16:$2.75M, 17:$4.75M, 18:$6.25M, 19:$7.5M, 20:$9M club option ($1.75M buyout), 21:$11M club option ($250,000 buyout)
    • if Archer does not qualify for arbitration as a Super 2 after 2015 season, guarantee is reduced to $20M (16:$1M, 17:$3M, 18:$4.75M, 19:$7M)
    • at signing, largest deal for player with less than 1 year of service
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/18 with $2,049,731 remaining in 2018 salary ($11,799,731 total)
    • Pittsburgh exercised 2020 option 11/4/19
    • Pittsburgh declined 2021 option 10/31/20
  • 1 year/$511,200 (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/19/10
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Cleveland 12/31/08
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (5-161) (Clayton HS, N.C.)
  • agent: VC Sports
  • ML service: 9.156 (through 2022)

Peyton Battenfield rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/10/23
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 9/2/23 after being DFA by Cleveland 8/31/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/2/23 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 8/12/22
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Houston 1/9/20
  • drafted by Houston 2019 (9-286) (Oklahoma State)
  • $148,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.129

Matt Boyd lhp
1 year/$10M (2023)

  • 1 year/$10M (2023)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/2/22
    • performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 20, 22, 24, 26 starts
  • 1 year/$5.2M (2022)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 3/16/22
    • performance bonuses based on games started: $400,000 each for 12, 14, 16 starts. $500,000 for for 18 starts. $600,000 for 20 starts
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from San Francisco 8/2/22 with $1,828,571 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2021)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Detroit 11/30/21
  • 1 year/$5.3M (2020)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2019)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$562,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/18
  • 1 year/$544,200 (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/27/15
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Toronto 7/30/15 (Price deal)
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (6-175) (Oregon State)
  • $75,000 signing bonus ($250,100 slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.136

Madison Bumgarner lhp
5 years/$85M (2020-24)

  • 5 years/$85M (2020-24)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/17/19
    • 20:$6M, 21:$19M, 22:$23M, 23:$23M, 24:$14M
    • in 2021-23, $5M annually is deferred without interest, to be paid in $5M installments each Nov. 1, 2025-27
    • limited no-trade protection: may block deals to 5 clubs
    • perks: hotel suite on road, 4 premium seats for each game
    • DFA by Arizona 4/20/23, released 4/26/23
  • 5 years/$35M (2013-17), plus 2018-19 club options
    • signed extension with San Francisco 4/17/12
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 13:$0.75M, 14:$3.75M, 15:$6.75M, 16:$9.75M, 17:$11.5M, 18:$12M club option ($1.5M buyout), 19:$12M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • 2018 option guaranteed with 200 IP in 2017 or 400 IP in 2016-17 (neither met)
    • salaries may increase if Bumgarner qualifies for arbitration as a Super 2 player after the 2012 season (not met)
    • options increase to $14M with top 3 finish in Cy Young vote 2012-17 (not met) or to $16M with Cy Young award 2012-17 (not met)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • limited no-trade protection allowing Bumgarner to block deals to eight clubs (no-trade list for 2019: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago Cubs, Houston, Milwaukee, NY Yankees, Philadelphia, St. Louis)
    • San Francisco exercised 2018 option 11/6/17
    • San Francisco exercised 2019 option 10/29/18
    • San Francisco made $17.8M qualifying offer 11/4/19 (rejected 11/14/19)
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • 1 year/$450,000 (2011)
    • renewed by San Francisco 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/8/09
  • drafted by San Francisco 2007 (1-10) (South Caldwell HS, Hudson, NC)
  • signed 8/15/07, $2M signing bonus
  • agent: VC Sports Group
  • ML service: 12.127 (through 2022)

Jhoulys Chacín rhp
1 year/$1.25M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2022)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/13/21
    • performance bonuses, capped at $500,000:
      • $125,000 each for 5, 10, 15, 20 games started
      • $125,000 each for 30, 40, 50, 60 games pitched
    • released by Colorado 9/15/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/8/21 (minor-league contract with salary of $800,000 in majors, $200,000 in bonuses)
    • released by NY Yankees 3/29/21
    • 1 year/$800,000, signed by Colorado as a free agent 3/31/21 ($150,000 in minors)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 40, 60, 80, 100, 120, 140, 160, 180 innings pitched
  • 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
    • released by Minnesota 7/19/20
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 7/21/20
    • DFA by Atlanta 8/1/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 8/3/20
  • 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: 10.087 (through 2021)

Yonny Chirinos rhp
1 year/$1.275M (2023)

  • 1 year/$1.275M (2023)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 7/23/23 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 7/17/23 (Braves to pay $479,839 remaining on contract)
    • DFA by Atlanta 11/14/23, non-tendered 11/17/23
  • 1 year/$1.175M (2022)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.175M (2021)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$576,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
  • 1 year/$561,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • signed by Tampa Bay 6/29/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 5.114

Mike Clevinger rhp
1 year/$12M (2023), plus 2024 option

  • 1 year/$12M (2023), plus 2024 mutual option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/29/22
    • 23:$8M, 24:$12M mutual option ($4M buyout)
    • Clevinger declined 2024 option 11/3/23
  • 2 years/$11.5M (2021-22)
    • signed extension with San Diego 11/16/20
    • $3M signing bonus ($1.5M paid on 12/1/21, $1.5M paid on 12/1/22)
    • 21:$2M, 22:$6.5M
    • 2022 performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 5, 10 starts (performance bonus payments deferred until 1/15/23)
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • placed on restricted list 8/11/20 (violation of COVID-19 protocol)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cleveland 8/31/20
  • 1 year/$592,200 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/19
  • 1 year/$558,500 (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.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 7.033

Johnny Cueto rhp
1 year/$8.5M (2023), plus 2024 option

  • 1 year/$8.5M (2023), plus 2024 club option
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/10/23
    • 23:$6M, 24:$10.5M club option ($2.5M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses:
      • $50,000 for 25 starts. $75,000 for 28 GS. $125,000 for 32 GS
      • $50,000 for 50 relief appearances. $75,000 for 55 relief appearances. $125,000 for 60 relief appearances
    • perks: hotel suite on road
    • Miami declined 2024 option 11/5/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/5/22 (minor-league contract with pro-rated salary of $4.25M in majors)
    • Cueto may opt out of contract 5/15/22 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/16/22
  • 6 years/$130M (2016-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/17/15
    • $5M signing bonus (paid in $1M installments each 1/15, 2017-21)
    • 16:$15M, 17-21:$21M/year, 22:$22M club option ($5M buyout)
    • assignment bonus: $500,000 for first trade, $1M subsequent trades
    • Cueto may opt out of contract after 2017 season & receive buyout (must exercise within three days of end of 2017 World Series) (declined to exercise right to opt out of contract 11/17)
    • San Francisco declined 2022 option 11/4/21
  • 4 years/$27M (2011-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 1/26/11 (avoided arbitration, $3.9M-$3M)
    • 11:$3.4M, 12:$5.4M, 13:$7.4M, 14:$10M, 15:$10M club option ($800,000 buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • Cincinnati exercised 2015 club option 10/30/14
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Cincinnati 7/26/15 (Reds pay $1M of $3,825,136 remaining on Cueto’s contract for 2015)
  • 1 year/$445,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$418,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 12/5/07 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 3/31/08
  • signed by Cincinnati 2004 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Bryce Dixon
  • ML service: 15.143

Zach Davies rhp
1 year/$5M (2023), plus 2024 option

  • 1 year/$5M (2023), plus 2024 mutual option
    • re-signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/4/23
    • 23:$4.7M, 24:$5.5M mutual option ($300,000 buyout)
    • buyout increases by $200,000 to $500,000 with 16 starts in 2023
    • 2023 performance bonuses: $400,000 for 10 games started. $550,000 each for 15, 20 GS. $650,000 for 25 GS. $450,000 for 27 GS. $650,000 for 30 GS
    • DFA by Arizona 9/27/23, released 9/29/23
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2022), plus 2023 option
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 3/24/22
    • 22:$1.5M, 23: mutual option ($250,000 buyout)
    • may earn additional $2.5M in performance bonuses based on starts
    • Arizona declined 2023 option 11/7/22
  • 1 year/$8.63M (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Diego 12/29/20
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Milwaukee 11/27/19
  • 1 year/$572,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year/$546,200 (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/1/15
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Baltimore 7/31/15
  • drafted by Baltimore 2011 (26-785) (Mesquite HS, Gilbert, Ari.)
  • $575,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.020 (through 2022)

Justin Dunn rhp
1 year/$900,000 (2023)

  • 1 year/$900,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/9/23 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$720,000 (2022)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Seattle 3/14/22
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/22
  • 1 year/$584,900 (2021)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/21
  • 1 year/$564,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/10/19
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Mets 12/3/18
  • drafted by Seattle 2016 (1-19) (Boston College)
  • $2,387,800 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 4.020

Chris Ellis rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/14/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/19/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/30/22 (elected free agency 11/4/22)
  • 1 year/$571,700 (2021)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/18/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 8/16/21
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 8/20/21 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 8/18/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 11/4/21 (elected free agency)
  • 2020
    • released by St. Louis 5/27/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • selected by Texas from St. Louis in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Texas 12/13/18
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/19
    • returned to St. Louis 4/9/19 after being DFA by Kansas City 4/3/19
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Atlanta 12/1/16
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Angels 11/12/15
  • drafted by LA Angels 2014 (3-88) (Mississippi)
  • $575,000 signing bonus ($612,800 slot)
  • ML service: 1.060 (through 2022)

Domingo Germán rhp
1 year/$2.6M (2023)

  • 1 year/$2.6M (2023)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
    • placed on restricted list 8/2/23 (treatment for alcohol abuse)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 11/2/23 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 11/30/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$619,675 (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/20
  • 1 year/$577,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/8/19 ($190,150 in minors)
    • placed on restricted list 9/9/19
  • 1 year/$548,225 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18 ($88,900 in minors)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/4/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Miami 12/19/14
  • signed by Miami 8/8/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Ballplayers Agency
  • ML service: 4.142

Chi Chi Gonzalez rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/13/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 5/4/23
    • DFA by Miami 5/12/23, sent outright to Triple-A 5/14/23
    • contract selected by Miami 9/17/23
    • DFA by Miami 9/20/23, sent outright to Triple-A 9/23/23
    • elected free agency 10/16/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 3/18/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/3/22
    • returned to Triple-A by Minnesota 6/4/22
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/11/22
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 6/14/22 after being DFA by Minnesota 6/12/22
    • DFA by Milwaukee 7/12/22, sent outright to Triple-A 7/18/22 (elected free agency)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 7/19/22 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Detroit 8/26/22 (Gonzalez exercised right to opt out)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 8/30/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 10/2/22
    • DFA by NY Yankees 10/3/22, sent outright to Triple-A 10/5/22
    • elected free agency 10/25/22
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2021)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/11/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 3/26/21
    • DFA by Colorado 10/3/21, sent outright to Triple-A 10/6/21
    • elected free agency 10/15/21
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2020)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/20
    • non-tendered by Colorado 12/2/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/10/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/25/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/4/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$537,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/17
  • 1 year/$509,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/30/15
  • drafted by Texas 2013 (1-23) (Oral Roberts)
  • signed 6/10/13, $2.215M signing bonus ($1.92M slot)
  • ML service: 4.019 (through 2022)

Zack Greinke rhp
1 year/$8.5M (2023)

  • 1 year/$8.5M (2023)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/3/23
    • performance bonuses based on innings pitched:
      • $450,000 for each five innings from 90 to 135 IP
      • $300,000 for each five innings from 140 to 185 IP
    • award bonuses: $100,000 each for Cy Young, MVP ($50,000 each for second through fifth place finish in Cy Young or MVP vote). $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 each LCS MVP, Gold Glove, All Star
    • full no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$13M (2022)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/16/22
    • may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses based on innings
  • 6 years/$206.5M (2016-21)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/9/15
    • $18M signing bonus (paid in $3M installments each 5/31, 2016-21)
    • 16:$31M, 17:$31M, 18:$31M, 19:$31.5M, 20:$32M, 21:$32M
    • total of $62.5M in salary is deferred ($10M each in 2016-18, $10.5M in 2019, $11M each in 2020-21), to be paid in five installments of $12.5M each 11/1, 2022-26
    • under MLB calculation, deferrals reduce the present-day value of the contract to $193,849,298
    • assignment bonus: $2M if traded
    • limited no-trade protection: may block trades to 15 clubs (Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Colorado, Detroit, LA Angels, LA Dodgers, Minnesota, NY Yankees, Oakland, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, St. Louis, Toronto as of 11/18)
    • perks: four premium season tickets (two paid for by Greinke), hotel suite on road trips
    • at signing, highest average annual value in MLB history
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Arizona 7/31/19 with Diamondbacks paying Astros $26M as part of the deal ($2M assignment bonus on 11/1/19, $3,333,334 on 10/15/19 and $10,333,333 each on 7/1/2020 and 7/1/2021
  • 6 years/$147M (2013-18)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/10/12
    • $12M signing bonus (paid in multiple installments, 12/2012 – 2/2014)
    • 13:$17M, 14:$24M, 15:$23M, 16:$24M, 17:$23M, 18:$24M
    • Greinke may opt out of contract after 2015 season
    • if traded, Greinke receives $3M assignment bonus and may opt out of the contract at season’s end
    • 2018 salary increases by $2M with 1,000 innings in 2013-17
    • with Cy Young award, salary for following season increases by $1M ($500,000 increase with 2-5 finish in Cy Young vote)
    • with 2018 Cy Young, Greinke receives a $1M award bonus ($500,000 award bonus with 2-5 finish in 2018 Cy Young vote)
    • perks: may purchase four premium tickets for home games
    • Greinke exercised right to opt out of contract 11/4/15
    • LA Dodgers made qualifying offer to Greinke 11/6/15
  • 4 years/$38M (2009-12)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 1/26/09 (avoided arbitration, $4.4M-$3.4M)
    • 09:$3.75M, 10:$7.25M, 11:$13.5M, 12:$13.5M
    • limited no-trade protection:
      • may block deals to 20 clubs in 2009, 2010
      • may block deals to 15 clubs in 2011
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star, LCS MVP. $100,000 for WS MVP; $100,000 for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd-5th place). $100,000 for MVP ($50,000 for 2nd-5th place)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Kansas City 12/19/10
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Milwaukee 7/27/12
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/7/08 (avoided arbitration, $1.8M-$1.15M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each 160, 175, 190 IP. $50,000 for 215 IP
  • 1 year/$407,000 (2007)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/07
  • 1 year/$365,000 (2006)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/06
  • 1 year/$330,500 (2005)
    • renewed by Kansas City 3/05
  • drafted by Kansas City 2002 (1-6) (Apopka High School, Fla.)
  • $2.475M signing bonus
  • agent: Casey Close, Excel (previously CAA and SFX)
  • ML service: 19.057

Rich Hill lhp
1 year/$8M (2023)

  • 1 year/$8M (2023)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/27/22
    • award bonuses: $325,000 for Cy Young ($150,000 for second in vote, $100,000 for third). $50,000 each for All Star, WS MVP. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, LCS MVP
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Pittsburgh 8/1/23
  • 1 year/$5M (2022)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/1/21
    • performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 110, 120 innings. $500,000 each for 130, 140 IP. $750,000 each for 150, 160 IP
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2021)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/12/21
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Tampa Bay 7/23/21
  • 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 selected by Chicago Cubs 6/05
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2002 (4-112) (Michigan)
  • $302,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 14.127

James Kaprielian rhp
2024

  • 1 year/$730,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/12/23, refused assignment and elected free agency 11/6/23
  • 1 year/$705,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/19
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2015 (1-16) (UCLA)
  • $2.65M signing bonus ($2,543,300 slot)
  • ML service: 2.167

Brad Keller rhp
1 year/$5.775M (2023)

  • 1 year/$5.775M (2023)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.825M (2022)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.35M (2021)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$613,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/12/20
  • 1 year/$578,125 (2019)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Arizona 12/14/17
    • selected by Cincinnati from Arizona in Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18
  • drafted by Arizona 2013 (8-240) (Flowery Branch HS, Ga.)
  • $125,000 signing bonus ($155,100 slot)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 6.000

Dallas Keuchel rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 6/22/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/3/23
  • 3 years/$55.5M (2020-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/30/19
    • 20-22:$18M annually, 23:$20M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • 2023 option is guaranteed if Keuchel passes a physical at the end of the 2022 season and has 320 innings pitched in 2021-22 combined, including 160 IP in 2022
    • no-trade protection:
      • may block all trades through 10/31/20
      • from 11/1/20 to 10/31/21, may block trades to 10 clubs
      • from 11/1/21 to contract’s end, may block trades to five clubs
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for Cy Young ($90,000 for second place in vote, $80,000 for third, $70,000 for fourth, $60,000 for fifth). $100,000 for WS MVP. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $50,000 for Sporting News all-star team. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star start. $15,000 for All Star reserve selection
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/28/22 with $14,456,044 remaining on contract ($12,956,044 in 2022 salary plus $1.5M 2023 buyout)
    • released by Chicago White Sox 5/30/22
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 6/7/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 6/26/22
    • DFA by Arizona 7/21/22, released 7/22/22
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 7/26/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/27/22
    • DFA, released by Texas 9/4/22
  • 1 year/$21,210,527 (2019)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 6/7/19
    • pro-rated for final 114 days of the season, Keuchel will earn a salary of $13M for 2019
  • 1 year/$13.2M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • Houston made $17.9M qualifying offer 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$9.15M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$7.25M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$524,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$508,700 (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Houston 6/17/12
  • drafted by Houston 2009 (7-221) (Arkansas)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Frontline)
  • ML service: 10.008

Eric Lauer lhp
1 year/$5.075M (2023)

  • 1 year/$5.075M (2023)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/20/23 (elected free agency 10/25/23)
  • 1 year/$2.425M (2022)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/21
  • 1 year/$582,300 (2020)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/20
  • 1 year/$562,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from San Diego 11/27/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by San Diego 4/24/18
  • drafted by San Diego 2016 (1-25) (Kent State)
  • $2M signing bonus ($2,159,900 slot)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 4.033

Michael Lorenzen rhp-of
1 year/$8.5M (2023)

  • 1 year/$8.5M (2023)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/14/22
    • performance bonuses based on innings pitched: $250,000 each for 100, 125, 150, 175, 195, 205 IP
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Detroit 8/1/23 with $2,787,643 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$6.75M (2022)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/30/21
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/29/15
  • 1 year/$4,437,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.725M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3125M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$516,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/29/15
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (1s-38) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1,470,500 slot)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 8.159

Alec Mills rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 5/17/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 6/27/23
    • DFA by Cincinnati 7/2/23
    • elected free agency 10/4/23
  • 1 year/$741,250 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/10/22 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$600,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year/$569,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 2/8/17 after being DFA by Kansas City 2/8/17
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2012 (22-673) (Tennessee-Martin)
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 3.097

Tom Milone lhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/16/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 4/14/23
    • DFA by Seattle 4/15/23, sent outright to Triple-A 4/18/23
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/5/23
    • DFA by Seattle 7/6/23, sent outright to Triple-A 7/13/23
    • elected free agency 10/6/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/31/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/18/22
    • released by Seattle 8/2/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/25/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/4/21
    • released by Toronto 8/10/21
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 8/24/21 (minor-league contract)
    • elected free agency 10/15/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/13/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $800,000 in majors)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/15/20
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Baltimore 8/30/20
    • released by Atlanta 9/30/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/8/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/21/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/20/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Washington 7/26/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 9/3/18
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/16 (non-guaranteed deal)
    • may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 5/7/17 after being DFA by Milwaukee 5/1/17
    • elected free agency 10/26/17
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 5/7/16
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/18/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/17/16 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$2.775M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Oakland 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$495,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/3/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (10-301) (USC)
  • $65,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 8.116 (through 2022)

Mike Minor lhp
2 years/$18M (2021-22)

  • 2 years/$18M (2021-22)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/1/20
    • 21:$7M, 22:$10M, 23:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 180, 200 innings pitched
    • if traded, 2023 converts to a mutual option, with $1M buyout due if either side declines
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Kansas City 3/16/22, with Royals to pay $500,000 if 2023 mutual option is declined
    • Cincinnati declined 2023 option 11/8/22
  • 3 years/$28M (2018-20)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/6/17
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 18:$8M, 19:$9.5M, 20:$9.5M
    • limited no-trade protection allowing Minor to block deals to 10 clubs
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 8/31/20 (As part of the deal, Rangers pay Athletics $708,956 of $1,417,910 remaining on contract.)
  • 2 years/$7.25M (2016-17), plus 2018 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/19/16
    • 16:$2M, 17:$4M, 18:$10M mutual option ($1.25M buyout)
    • 2016 roster bonuses: $0.175M each for 30, 60, 90, 120 days on active Major League roster
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $165,000/start from 11 to 20. $165,000 each for 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120 innings
    • 2017 performance bonuses: $225,000 each for 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 starts. $225,000 each for 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 200 innings
    • award bonuses
    • Minor declined 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Atlanta 2/20/15 ($5.6M-$5.1M)
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$3.85M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$505,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$482,500 (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 8/7/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2009 (1-7) (Vanderbilt)
  • $2.42M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports (previously Bo McKinnis)
  • ML service: 11.138 (through 2022)

Jordan Montgomery lhp
1 year/$10M (2023)

  • 1 year/$10M (2023)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from St. Louis 7/30/23 with $3,387,097 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$6M (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from NY Yankees 8/2/22 with $2,109,890 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$2.13M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$850,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$596,600 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/8/19 ($290,225 in minors)
  • 1 year/$580,450 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 4/12/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2014 (4-122) (South Carolina)
  • $424,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.153

Sean Nolin lhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/23 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Minnesota 4/4/23
    • contract selected by Miami 4/24/23
    • DFA by Miami 4/25/23, sent outright to Triple-A 4/27/23
    • elected free agency 10/16/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/9/21 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$600,000 (2022), signed by Kia Tigers of Japan
    • may earn additional $300,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/18/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 10/13/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Seibu Lions of Japan 12/5/19
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/18/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago White Sox 4/25/19
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 6/10/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 2/18/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$509,700 (2016)
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 2/22/16 after being DFA by Oakland 2/12/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/28/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/24/13
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (6-186) (San Jacinto JC, Texas)
  • $175,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.154

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

  • 2 years/$20.25M (2021-22), plus 2023 player option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 3/8/21
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 21:$6M, 22:$5M, 23:$6.5M player option ($3.25M buyout)
    • 2023 option price increases $2M each and buyout increases $1M each for 20, 25, 30 points (Odorizzi earns 1 point for each start as a pitcher or pitching appearance of 12 or more outs in 2021 or 2022) (Odorizzi met all thresholds, increasing 2023 player option to $12.5M with a $6.25M buyout)
    • 2022 performance bonuses: $500,000 for 100 innings pitched. $1M each for 110, 120, 130, 140, 150 IP. $1.25M for 160 IP.
    • 2023 performance bonuses (if Odorizzi exercised player option): $500,000 each for 120, 130 IP. $1M each for 140, 150 IP.
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Houston 8/2/22 with $9,313,187 remaining on contract ($2,813,187 in 2022 and $6.5M buyout)
    • Odorizzi exercised 2023 option at $12.5M 11/8/22
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Atlanta 11/9/22, with Braves paying $10M to Rangers as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$17.8M (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/14/19 (Odorizzi accepted qualifying offer)
  • 1 year/$9.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • Minnesota made $17.8M qualifying offer 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$6.3M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/15/18 ($6.3M-$6.05M)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Tampa Bay 2/17/18
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/14/17 ($4.1-$3.825M)
  • 1 year/$520,700 (2016)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$522,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$503,100 (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 9/16/12
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Kansas City 12/9/12
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2008 (1s-32) (Highland HS, Ill.)
  • signed 6/08, $1.06M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 10.042

Michael Pineda rhp
1 year/$5.75M (2022)

  • 1 year/$5.75M (2022)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/19/22
    • may earn additional $2.5M in performance bonuses
    • DFA by Detroit 9/5/22, released 9/7/22
  • 2 years/$20M (2020-21)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/19
    • activated from restricted list 9/1/20
  • 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
  • ML service: 9.165 (through 2021)

Michael Plassmeyer lhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/23
    • released by Philadelphia 6/20/23
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 6/23/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/30/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 11/6/23 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/22/22
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from San Francisco 6/8/22
  • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Tampa Bay 6/11/21
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 11/18
  • drafted by Seattle 2018 (4-118) (Missouri)
  • $425,000 signing bonus ($469,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.005

Adrian Sampson rhp
1 year/$1.9M (2023)

  • 1 year/$1.9M (2023)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 11/18/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 7/25/23
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 8/1/23 with $623,118 remaining on contract
    • released by Tampa Bay 8/8/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/17/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/8/22
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 5/13/22 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/10/22
    • DFA by Seattle 5/21/22, sent outright to Triple-A 5/24/22 (refused assignment, elected free agency 5/25/22)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 5/31/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/16/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 5/10/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/18/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/5/21
  • 2020
    • signed by Lotte Giants of Korea 11/19
    • $339,700 signing bonus, $500,000 salary
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/4/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/1/19
    • released by Texas 11/25/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/4/18
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/18
  • claimed by Texas off waivers from Seattle 11/2/16
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/15
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2012 (5-166) (Bellevue JC, Wash.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($252,100 slot)
  • ML service: 2.117 (through 2022)

Blake Snell lhp
5 years/$50M (2019-23)

  • 5 years/$50M (2019-23)
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 3/21/19, replacing March 2019 renewal for 1 year/$573,700
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 19:$1M, 20:$7M, 21:$10.5M, 22:$12.5M, 23:$16M
    • 2023 salary increases based on finish in 2019-22 Cy Young voting: $1M for winning award, $500,000 for each second-place finish, $250,000 for each third-place finish
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Tampa Bay 12/28/20
    • San Diego made $20.325M Qualifying Offer 11/6/23
  • 1 year/$558,200 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (1s-52) (Shorewood HS, Shoreline, Wash.)
  • $684,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.072

Noah Syndergaard rhp
1 year/$13M (2023)

  • 1 year/$13M (2023)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/14/22
    • performance bonuses: $500,000 each for 130, 150, 170 innings
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Dodgers 7/26/23 with $4,682,796 remaining on contract (as part of the trade, Dodgers also pay Guardians $1,873,119 in cash)
    • DFA by Cleveland 8/27/23, released 8/30/23
  • 1 year/$21M (2022)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/16/21
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from LA Angels 8/2/22 with $7,384,615 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$9.7M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • NY Mets made $18.4M qualifying offer 11/21 (rejected)
  • 1 year/$9.7M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 12/22/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$9.7M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$6M (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$605,500 (2017)
    • renewed by NY Mets 3/2/17
  • 1 year/$535,375 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 12/17/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (1s-38) (Legacy HS, Mansfield, Texas)
  • $600,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 7.149 (through 2022)

Lewis Thorpe lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 3/28/22
    • released by Minnesota 4/21/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/21
  • 1 year/$568,500 (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
  • agent: Paragon
  • ML service: 1.017 (through 2021)

Julio Urías lhp
1 year/$14.25M (2023)

  • 1 year/$14.25M (2023)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
    • placed on restricted list 9/6/23 (administrative leave pending investigation of possible violation of MLB domestic violence policy)
  • 1 year/$8M (2022)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.6M (2021)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1M (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$605,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/19
  • 1 year/$565,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/19
    • placed on restricted list 5/14/19 (arrest), activated 5/21/19
    • placed on restricted list 8/17/19 (20-game suspension for May domestic violence incident, with credit for 5 paid games served May 14-21). Barring postponements, Urias will serve the remaining 15 games (unpaid) from Aug. 17 to Sept. 1 and be eligible for reinstatement Sept. 2. Additionally, Urias remains eligible for post-season games.
    • activated by LA Dodgers 9/2/19
  • 1 year/$550,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18
  • 1 year/$540,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 5/27/16
  • signed by LA Dodgers 8/17/12 as a free agent from Mexico
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.117

Vince Velasquez rhp
1 year/$3.15M (2023)

  • 1 year/$3.15M (2023)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/6/22
    • award bonuses: $325,000 for Cy Young ($150,000 for second in vote, $100,000 for third). $50,000 each for All Star, WS MVP. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, LCS MVP
  • 1 year/$3M (2022)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 3/14/22
  • 1 year/$4M (2021)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Philadelphia 9/11/21, released 9/11/21 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 9/15/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 9/18/21
  • 1 year/$3.6M (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.249M (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$559,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year/$547,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • 1 year/$516,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Houston 12/12/15
  • drafted by Houston 2010 (2-58) (Garey HS, Pomona, Calif.)
  • $655,830 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 8.086

 

 

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