Free Agent Pitchers

The following players are unsigned & may negotiate with any club.
Service time in years and days, through 2018, unless noted.

Starting Pitchers
(For Relievers, click here)

Brett Anderson lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • 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:$0.5M, 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/$0.4M (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.)
  • $0.95M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 9.135

Austin Bibens-Dirkx rhp
1 year (2018)

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

Clayton Blackburn rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/17
    • acquired by Texas in trade 4/16/17 after being DFA by San Francisco 4/11/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 11/20/15
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 11/20/13
  • drafted by San Francisco 2011 (16-507) (Santa Fe HS, Edmond, Okla.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.007

Aaron Blair rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
    • released by Atlanta 5/31/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/24/16
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Arizona 12/8/15
  • drafted by Arizona 2013 (1s-36) (Marshall)
  • $1.435M signing bonus ($1.5477M slot)
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 0.092 (through 2017)

Clay Buchholz rhp
1 year/$1.6M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/19/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may opt out of contract 5/1/18 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Kansas City 5/1/18
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 5/5/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.6M in majors
    • contract selected by Arizona 5/20/18
  • 4 years/$29.945M (2012-15), plus 2016-17 club options
    • signed extension with Boston 4/11/11
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 12:$3.5M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$7.7M, 15:$12M, 16:$13M club option ($0.245M buyout), 17:$13.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • Boston exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
    • Boston exercised 2017 option 11/3/16
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Boston 12/20/16
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.443M (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4135M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/5/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Boston 8/17/07
  • drafted by Boston 2005 (1s-42) (Angelina JC, Texas)
  • signed 7/05, $0.8M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 10.021

Trevor Cahill rhp
1 year/$1.5M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2018)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 3/19/18
    • assignment bonus: $0.25M if traded
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2017)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/20/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 15, 20, 25 games started. $0.125M each for 40, 50 relief appearances
    • assignment bonus: $0.25M with trade
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from San Diego 7/24/17, with Royals responsible for remaining $659,836 in 2017 salary and $0.25M assignment bonus (total of $909,836)
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/14/15
    • performance bonuses:
      • starts: $0.75M for 18 starts. $0.1M for 21 GS. $1.25M for 24 GS. $1.5M each for 27, 29, 31 GS.
      • relief appearances: $0.1M for 60. $0.15M for 65. $0.2M for 70.
      • games finished: $0.3M for 25 GF.
  • 5 years/$30.5M (2011-15), plus 2016-17 club options
    • signed extension with Oakland 4/11/11, replacing 1 year/$0.44M deal signed 3/11
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 11:$0.5M, 12:$3.5M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$7.7M, 15:$12M, 16:$13M club option ($0.3M buyout), 17:$13.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2017 option increases by $0.5M to $14M with top 2 finish in Cy Young vote any year 2011-16
    • Cahill may void 2016-17 options if he is traded and finishes in top 2 in Cy Young vote any year 2011-16
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Oakland 12/9/11
    • DFA by Arizona 6/9/14 (optional assignment)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Arizona 4/2/15 (Diamondbacks to pay about $6.8M of Cahill’s 2015 salary)
    • DFA by Atlanta 6/11/15, released
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 8/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/15
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2009
    • contract purchased by Oakland 4/4/09
  • drafted by Oakland 2006 (2-66) (Vista HS, San Diego)
  • $0.56M signing bonus
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service: 9.093

Bartolo Colon rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/4/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.75M in majors (may opt out 3/24/18 if not on roster)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 90, 100, 110, 120 innings. $0.15M each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180 IP.
    • released by Texas 3/24/18
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 3/26/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/2/18
  • 1 year/$12.5M (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/11/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 6/29/17, released 7/4/17
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 7/7/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 7/18/17
  • 1 year/$7.25M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/16/15
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $50,000 for Cy Young award ($25,000 for second place in vote, $10,000 for third). $0.1M for WS MVP
  • 2 years/$20M (2014-15)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/6/14
    • 14:$9M, 15:$11M
  • 1 year/$3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/3/12
    • may earn more than $2M in performance bonuses 
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • activated from restricted list 4/6/13
  • 1 year/$2M (2012)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/16/12
    • placed on restricted list by Oakland 8/22/12 (positive test for enhanced levels of testosterone)
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2011)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/26/11 (minor-league deal)
    • $0.9M salary in majors
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 3/30/11
  • 1 year/$1M (2009)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/09
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 100, 110, 120 IP. $0.2M each for 130, 140, 150, 160 IP. $0.25M each for 170, 175, 180 IP
    • award bonuses
    • released by White Sox 9/16/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/25/08 (minor-league contract)
    • $1.25M on Major League roster ($18,000/month in minors)
    • deal includes up to $5.75M in roster, performance bonuses
    • contract purchased 5/21/08
    • placed on suspended list 9/19/08
    • placed on restricted list 9/25/08
  • 4 years/$51M (2004-07)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/03
    • $8M signing bonus
    • 04:$9M, 05:$8M, 06:$12M, 07:$14M
    • 2007 salary increases to $15M with top 3 finish in ’06 Cy Young vote
    • limited no-trade clause (may block trade to 4 teams)
  • 4 years/$9.25M (1999-2002), plus 2003 club option (Cleveland)
    • signed extension with Cleveland
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 99:$0.5M, 00:$1M, 01:$2.5M, 02:$4.5M,
    • 03:$6M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • acquired by Montreal in trade 6/27/02
    • Montreal exercised 2003 option 10/02
    • escalators increased 2003 salary to $8.25M
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Montreal 1/15/03
  • 1 year/$0.18M (1998)
  • 1 year/$0.15M (1997)
  • signed by Cleveland 1993 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Adam Katz, Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 20.059

Patrick Corbin lhp
1 year/$7.5M (2018)

  • 1 year/$7.5M (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • Arizona made $17.9M qualifying offer 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$3.95M (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.525M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.524M (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.4025M (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.494M (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 4/30/12
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from LA Angels 7/25/10
  • drafted by LA Angels 2009 (2-80) (Chipola JC, Fla.)
  • $0.45M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 6.105

Nathan Eovaldi rhp
1 year/$2M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year/$2M (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/12/17
    • 17:$2M, 18:$2M club option
    • performance bonuses:
      • as starting pitcher:
        • $0.15M for 22 games started. $0.25M for 24 GS. $0.35M for 26 GS. $0.45M for 28 GS. $0.55M for 30 GS.
        • $0.15M for 160 innings pitched as starter. $0.25M for 170 IP. $0.35M for 180 IP. $0.45M for 190 IP. $0.55M for 200 IP.
      • as relief pitcher:

        • $0.1M for 40 innings pitched as a reliever. $0.125M for 45 IP. $0.15M for 50 IP. $0.175M for 55 IP. $0.2M for 60 IP.
        • $0.1M for 40 relief appearances. $0.125M for 45 relief appearances. $0.15M for 50 relief appearances. $0.175M for 55 relief appearances. $0.2M for 60 relief appearances
        • $0.125M each for 25, 30 games finished. $0.15M for 35 GF. $0.175M for 40 GF. $0.2M for 45 GF. $0.225M for 50 GF. $0.25M for 55, 60 GF.
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2018 option 11/2/17
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Tampa Bay 7/25/18 with $720,430 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/19/16 (avoided arbitration, $6.3M-$4.9M)
    • DFA by NY Yankees 11/18/16, released 11/23/16
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.517M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Miami 12/19/14
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
    • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 7/25/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 8/6/11
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (11-337) (Alvin HS, Texas)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 7.013

Marco Estrada rhp
1 year/$13M (2018)

  • 1 year/$13M (2018)
    • signed extension with Toronto 9/20/17
  • 2 years/$26M (2016-17)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/13/15
    • $1M signing bonus (due 1/29/16)
    • 16:$11M, 17:$14M
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • Toronto made qualifying offer to Estrada 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$3.325 (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M based on innings pitched
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Milwaukee 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$1.955M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.486M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/20/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 4/6/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 2/3/10 after being DFA by Washington 1/28/10
    • signed by Milwaukee 2/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Washington 8/19/08
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (6-174) (Long Beach State)
  • $0.152M signing bonus
  • agent: TWC Sports
  • ML service: 9.035

Scott Feldman rhp
1 years/$2.3M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.3M (2017)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/25/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 11, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19 starts and for starts 21-26. $0.2M each for 10, 12, 14, 17, 20 starts. $0.1M each for 25 relief appearances. $0.2M each for 30, 35 relief appearances. $0.25M each for 40, 45, 50, 55 relief appearances
  • 3 years/$30M (2014-16)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/6/13
    • 14:$12M, 15:$10M, 16:$8M
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 8/1/16 with $2,710,383 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$6M (2013)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/30/12
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/2/13
  • 2 years/$11.5M (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Texas 4/2/10
    • 11:$4.4M, 12:$6.5M, 13:$9.25M club option ($0.6M buyout)
    • Texas declined 2013 option 10/30/12
  • 1 year/$2.425M (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/29/10 (avoided arbitration, $2.9M-$2.05M)
  • 1 year/$434,680 (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$397,430 (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/15/08
  • 1 year/$388,203 (2007)
    • re-signed 2/07 (split contract paying $144,300 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.329M (2006)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/05
  • drafted by Texas 2003 (30-886) (JC of San Mateo, Calif.)
  • agent: Matt Brown
  • ML service: 11.091 (through 2017)

Doug Fister rhp
1 year/$4M (2018), plus 2019 option

  • 1 year/$4M (2018), plus 2019 club option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/27/17
    • 18:$3.5M, 19:$4.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2019 option may increase $2.5M to $7M based on innings pitched
    • may earn additional $0.5M annually in performance bonuses based on innings pitched up to 190
    • Texas declined 2019 option 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 5/20/17
    • pro-rated salary of $1.75M in majors, $0.1M in minors
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 8, 10, 12 starts. $0.15M each for 14, 16, 18 starts. $0.25M for 20 starts. $50,000 each for 25, 30 relief appearances. $0.1M for 35 relief appearances
    • claimed by Boston off release waivers 6/23/17 after being released by LA Angels 6/21/17
  • 1 year/$7M (2016)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/28/16
    • performance bonuses: $1M each for 100, 125, 150, 175, 200 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$11.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$7.2M (2014)
    • signed by Washington 2/1/14 (avoided arbitration, $8.5M-$5.75M)
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 each for 200, 210 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Detroit 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2012)
    • renewed by Detroit 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4365M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Seattle 7/30/11
  • 1 year/$0.4065M (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 8/7/09
  • drafted by Seattle 2006 (7-201) (Fresno State)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 8.158

Christian Friedrich lhp
1 year/$1.79M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.79M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 10/30/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 2/5/16 after being DFA by Colorado 1/28/16 (claim reversed, Friedrich returned 2/19/16)
    • released by Colorado 2/19/16
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 3/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 5/13/16
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • drafted by Colorado 2008 (1-25) (Eastern Kentucky)
  • signed 6/08, $1.35M signing bonus
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 4.046 (through 2017)

Yovani Gallardo rhp
1 year/$0.75M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2M (2018)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/21/17 (non-guaranteed)
    • performance bonuses based on innings, relief appearance:
      • $0.1M each for 50, 65, 80 innings. $0.15M each for 95, 100 IP. $0.2M each for 125, 140 IP. $0.25M each for 155, 170, 185 IP.
      • $50,000 each for 30, 40 relief appearances. $75,000 each for 50, 60 relief appearances
    • released by Milwaukee 3/29/18 (due 45 days’ pay, $)
    • 1 year/$0.75M (2018), signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 3/31/18
    • may earn additional $0.25M in performance bonuses
    • DFA by Cincinnati 4/10/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/12/18
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 4/13/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/17/18
  • 2 years/$22M (2016-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/16
    • 16:$9M, 17:$11M, 18:$13M club option ($2M buyout)
    • $3.25M is deferred without interest ($2.5M in 2016, $1M in 2017), to be paid in installments of $1.625M each 7/1/19 and 7/1/20
    • If club exercises 2018 option, $3M is deferred without interest, to be paid 7/1/21. If club declines 2018 option, buyout is paid 7/1/18.
    • award bonuses
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Baltimore 1/6/17, with Orioles paying Mariners $2M as part of the deal
    • Seattle declined 2018 option 11/2/17
  • 5 years/$30.1M (2010-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension 4/8/10, replacing 1 year/$0.45M deal for 2010 renewed 3/4/10
    • $1.25M signing bonus ($0.5M upon approval by MLB, $0.5M on 7/15/10, $0.25M on 11/15/10)
    • 10:$0.5M, 11:$3.25M, 12:$5.5M, 13:$7.75M, 14:$11.25M, 15:$13M club option ($0.6M buyout)
    • Gallardo may void option by earning 6 points based on 2010-14 Cy Young vote (5 points for 1st place, 3 points for 2nd place, 1 point for 3rd place)
    • full no-trade clause for 2010-12 seasons, may block deals to 10 clubs thereafter (Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Detroit, Houston, LA Angels, NY Yankees, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Toronto)
    • assignment bonus: additional $1M in salary with trade
    • Milwaukee exercised 2015 option 10/30/14
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 1/19/15, with Brewers paying $4M of 2015 salary of $14M
    • Texas made qualifying offer to Gallardo 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.404M (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 6/14/07
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2004 (2-46) (Trimble Tech HS, Fort Worth, Texas)
  • $0.725M signing bonus
  • agent: Bobby Witt, Octagon
  • ML service: 11.055

Jaime Garcia lhp
1 year/$10M (2018), plus 2019 option

  • 1 year/$10M (2018), plus 2019 club option
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/15/18
    • 18:$8M, 19:$10M club option ($2M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 150, 160, 170, 180 innings pitched
    • DFA by Toronto 8/25/18, released 8/29/18
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 9/1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/4/18
  • 4 years/$27M (2012-15), plus 2016, 2017 club options
    • signed extension with St. Louis 7/13/11
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$3.25M, 13:$5.75M, 14:$7.75M, 15:$9.25M, 16:$11.5M club option ($0.5M buyout), 17:$12M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • St. Louis exercised 2016 option 11/2/15
    • St. Louis exercised 2017 option 11/4/16
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from St. Louis 12/1/16
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Atlanta 7/24/17, with Twins paying $4,524,590 in remaining 2017 salary
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Minnesota 7/30/17, with Yankees paying a pro-rated portion of Major League minimum ($184,180) and Twins paying remaining 2017 salary ($3,946,967)
  • 1 year/$0.437M (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 7/10/08
  • drafted by St. Louis 2005 (22-608) (Sharyland HS, Mission, Texas)
  • agent: Moye Sports (previously MDR Sports)
  • ML service: 10.047

Matt Garza rhp
4 years/$50M (2014-17), plus 2018 option

  • 4 years/$50M (2014-17), plus 2018 vesting option
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/27/14
    • 14-17:$12.5M annually. 18:$5M club option
    • 2018 option guaranteed at $13M if Garza 1) has 110 starts in 2014-17, 2) has 115 innings in 2017 and 3) is not on the disabled list at end of 2017 season
    • club may exercise 2018 option at $1M if Garza spends more than 130 days on disabled list in any 183-day period from 2014 to 2017
    • 2018 option is voided is Garza meets games pitched threshold (met)
    • $2M annually is deferred without interest, to be paid in four installments each Dec. 15, 2018-21
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 30 starts, 190 IP
  • 1 year/$10.25M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/22/13
  • 1 year/$9.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/3/12 (avoided arbitration, $12.5M-$7.95M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 210 innings pitched. $0.1M for 220 IP
  • 1 year/$5.95M (2011)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.35M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Tampa Bay 1/7/11
  • 1 year/$0.4333M (2009)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
    • award bonuses: $10,000 for All Star, $20,000 for Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$0.4046M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/15/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Minnesota 11/28/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 8/06
  • drafted by Minnesota 2005 (1-25) (Fresno State)
  • $1.35M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 10.149 (through 2017)

Gio Gonzalez lhp
5 years/$42M (2012-16), plus 2017-18 options

  • 5 years/$42M (2012-16), plus 2017-18 options
    • signed extension with Washington 1/16/12
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$3.25M, 13:$6.25M, 14:$8.5M, 15:$11M, 16:$12M, 17:$12M club option ($0.5M buyout), 18:$12M club option
    • 2018 option guaranteed with 180 IP in 2017
    • at signing, largest-ever deal for first-time arbitration-eligible pitcher
    • Washington exercised 2017 option 11/3/16
    • met innings threshold guaranteeing 2018 option at $12M 9/12/17
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Washington 8/31/18 with $2M remaining on contract8
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 12/22/11
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/26/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 1/4/08
    • contract purchased by Oakland 8/6/08
  • acquired by White Sox in trade from Philadelphia 12/06
  • acquired by Philadelphia from White Sox 12/05
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2004 (1s-38) (Monsignor Pace HS, Miami)
  • $0.85M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously ACES)
  • ML service: 9.162

Miguel Gonzalez rhp
1 year/$4.75M (2018)

  • 1 year/$4.75M (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/11/18
  • 1 year/$5.9M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/31/17
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Baltimore 3/30/16 (due 45 days’ salary, $1,254,098)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/25/16
  • 1 year/$3.275M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/4/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.95M-$2.5M)
    • performance bonuses: $12,500 each for 160, 185 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$0.529M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/28/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/29/12
  • released by Boston 12/10/11
  • selected by Boston from LA Angels in Rule 5 draft 12/11/08
  • signed 2004 by LA Angels as an amateur free agent (Los Angeles Mission JC)
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 7.084

Jarrett Grube rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)

    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/28/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cleveland 6/16
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 6/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/10/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 8/30/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Quintana Roo of Mexican League 4/15
    • signed by Cleveland 6/20/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/31/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A 6/6/14
  • 1 year (2012)
    • released by Seattle 7/13/12
    • signed by LA Angels 7/27/12 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Seattle 6/7/10 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Colorado 6/22/09
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (10-290) (Memphis)
  • ML service: 0.026 (through 2017)

J.A. Happ lhp
3 years/$36M (2016-18)

  • 3 years/$36M (2016-18)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/28/15
    • 16:$10M, 17:$13M, 18:$13M
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Toronto 7/26/18 with $4,612,903 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$5.4M (2013), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 3/27/13
    • 14:$5.2M, 15:$6.7M club option ($0.2M buyout)
    • Toronto exercised 2015 option 10/31/14
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Toronto 12/3/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Seattle 7/31/15 with $2,379,781 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.474M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.47M (2010)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/10
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 6/30/07
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2004 (3-92) (Northwestern)
  • $0.42M signing bonus
  • agent: Rogers Sports Management
  • ML service: 10.047

Lucas Harrell rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/30/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/1/17
    • DFA by Toronto 7/17/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/21/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Detroit 5/16/16
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/21/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/2/16
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Atlanta 7/27/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/26/16 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2015)
    • signed by LG Twins of Korea 11/25/14
  • 1 year/$0.5097M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
    • DFA by Houston 4/16/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/22/14 
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Houston 4/28/14
    • released by Arizona 8/24/14
  • 1 year/$0.5007M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Chicago White Sox 7/8/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/24/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11//20/07
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/27/08
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2004 (4-119) (Ozark HS, Mo.)
  • $0.27M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.048 (through 2017)

Matt Harvey rhp
1 year/$5.625M (2018)

  • 1 year/$5.625M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade 5/8/18 after being DFA by NY Mets 5/5/18. As part of the deal, Reds pay Mets $5,788,978 to account for the difference in remaining 2018 salaries between Harvey and Devin Mesoraco
  • 1 year/$5.125M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 150, 160, 170 innings
  • 1 year/$4.325M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 200 innings pitched
    • award bonus: $25,000 for Cy Young
  • 1 year/$614,125 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$546,625 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14 (split contract, $299,250 in minors)
    • performance bonuses: $10,000 for 2013 All-Star selection (met). $50,000 for fourth place in 2013 Cy Young vote (met)
  • 1 year/$498,750 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 7/24/12
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (1-7) (North Carolina)
  • signed 8/16/10, $2.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.072

Jeremy Hellickson rhp
1 year/$2M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/16/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $4M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract every 15 days starting 5/1/18 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Washington 4/16/18
  • 1 year/$17.2M (2017)
    • Philadelphia made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (accepted 11/14/16)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/17 (Phillies pay Orioles $4,617,486, covering difference in remaining salaries for Hellickson ($6,109,289) and Hyun-soo Kim ($1,491,803) )
  • 1 year/$7M (2016)
    • signed by Philadelphia 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • Philadelphia made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (accepted 11/14/16)
  • 1 year/$4.275M (2015)
    • signed by Arizona 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Arizona 11/14/15
  • 1 year/$3.625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 for 195 innings pitched
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Tampa Bay 11/14/14
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2013)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4895M (2012)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4184M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2005 (4-118) (Hoover HS, Des Moines)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 8.041

Derek Holland lhp
1 year/$1.75M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.75M (2018)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/9/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.75M in majors)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 3/26/18
  • 1 year/$6M (2017)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/14/16
    • performance bonuses: $1M each for 150, 200 innings
    • released by Chicago White Sox 9/5/17
  • 5 years/$28.5M (2012-16), plus 2017-18 club options
    • signed extension with Texas 3/20/12, replacing 1 year/$0.5047M deal signed 2/27/12
    • 12:$1M, 13:$3.2M, 14:$5.4M, 15:$7.4M, 16:$10M, 17:$11M club option ($1.5M buyout), 18:$11.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • price of options may increase based on performance
    • Texas declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 1 year/$431,810M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/11
  • 1 year/$414,430 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Texas 4/18/09
  • drafted 2006 (25-748) (Wallace State CC, Ala.) (draft & follow)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Martini Sports Management
  • ML service: 9.105

Phil Hughes rhp
5 years/$58M (2015-19)

  • 5 years/$58M (2015-19)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 12/22/14, replacing final two seasons in previous contract
    • 15:$9.2M, 16:$9.2M, 17:$13.2M, 18:$13.2M, 19:$13.2M
    • annual performance bonus: $0.2M for 200 innings pitched
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 3 clubs/year)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade 5/27/18 after being DFA by Minnesota 5/21/18 (Twins send Padres $14,522,742 as part of deal)
      • Hughes had $8,941,935 remaining in 2018 salary. Cash from Twins covers $8,572,542, with Padres responsible for $369,193, a pro-rated share of the Major League minimum salary
      • for 2019, cash from Twins covers $5.95M. Padres pay $7.25M.
      • DFA by San Diego 8/10/18, released 8/15/18
  • 3 years/$24M (2014-16)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/5/13
    • 14:$8M, 15:$8M, 16:$8M
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 180, 195 innings pitched. $0.5M for 210 IP
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 3 clubs/year)
  • 1 year/$7.15M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/16/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/13/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.447M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year/$407,650 (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 2/09 ($213,218 in minors)
  • 1 year/$406,350 (2008)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/4/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/07
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2004 (1-23) (Foothill HS, Santa Ana, Calif.)
  • $1.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Nez Balelo, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 10.113 (through 2017)

Edwin Jackson rhp
1 year/$1.5M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 1/11/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1.4M in performance bonuses
    • released by Washington 6/2/18 (exercised opt-out clause)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 6/6/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/25/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 4/5/17 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 6/1/17
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/7/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/11/17, refused assignment 6/13/17
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/16/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/18/17
  • 4 years/$52M (2013-16)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/20/12
    • $8M signing bonus
    • 13:$11M, 14:$11M, 15:$11M, 16:$11M
    • deal does not include no-trade protection
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/20/15, released 7/27/15
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 8/14/15 (minor-league contract)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/16 (Marlins pay $0.5075M Major League minimum, with Cubs paying balance of $11M 2016 salary)
    • full no-trade clause
    • DFA by Miami 5/31/16, released 6/2/16
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 6/16/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/17/16
  • 1 year/$11M (2012)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/2/12
    • $2M deferred
    • award bonuses
  • 2 years/$13.35M (2010-11)
    • signed by Arizona 2/14/10 (avoided arbitration, $6.25M-$4.6M)
    • $0.8M signing bonus
    • 10:$4.2M, 11:$8.35M
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Arizona 7/30/10
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/27/11
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 7/27/11
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2009)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Tampa Bay 12/10/08
    • re-signed 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each 185, 190, 195, 200 IP
    • acquired by Arizona in 3-way trade from Detroit 12/9/09
  • 1 year/$0.4127M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/15/08
  • 1 year/$0.3923M (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 1/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/05
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2001 (6-190) (Shaw HS, Columbus, Ga.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: ESQ Agency (previously Legacy Sports and Boras Corp.)
  • ML service: 12.040

Ubaldo Jimenez rhp
4 years/$50M (2014-17)

  • 4 years/$50M (2014-17)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/19/14
    • 14:$11.25M, 15:$12.25M, 16:$13M, 17:$13.5M
    • $2.25M annually deferred without interest
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.4M each for 32 starts, 200 innings
  • 4 years/$10M (2009-12), plus 2013-14 club options
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/27/09
    • 09:$0.75M, 10:$1.25M, 11:$2.8M, 12:$4.2M, 13:$5.75M club option ($1M buyout), 14:$8M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2013 option increases to:
      • $6.75M with 2012 Cy Young
      • $6.25M with 2nd or 3rd place in 2013 Cy Young vote
    • 2014 option only if 2013 is exercised (may void 2014 if traded)
    • 2014 option increases to:
      • $9M with 2013 Cy Young or 450 IP in 2012-13
      • $8.5M with 2nd or 3rd place in 2013 Cy Young vote
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 200, 210, 220, 230, 240 IP
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd-5th in vote). $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All-Star selection
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Colorado 7/30/11
    • Cleveland exercised 2013 option 10/31/12
    • Jimenez voided 2014 option, elected free agency 11/1/13
    • Cleveland made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$0.392M (2008)
    • re-signed by Colorado 2/08 (split contract, $115,988 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
    • re-signed by Colorado 2/07 (split contract, $60,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Colorado 2/06
  • signed by Colorado 2001 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 10.087 (through 2017)

Nate Karns rhp
1 year/$1.375M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.375M (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 10/31/18 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$0.571M (2017)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Seattle 1/6/17
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/17
  • 1 year/$0.5237M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5088M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Washington 2/13/14
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (12-352) (Texas Tech)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 4.033

Scott Kazmir lhp
3 years/$48M (2016-18)

  • 3 years/$48M (2016-18)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/30/15
    • 16:$11M, 17:$16M, 18:$16M
    • $8M annually is deferred for three years with no interest, to be paid out 2019-21, reducing present-day value to an average of $44,954,652 under MLB calculation and $45,335,913 per the MLBPA
    • Kazmir may opt out of contract after 2016 season
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Dodgers 12/16/17
    • released by Atlanta 3/24/18
  • 2 years/$22M (2014-15)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/3/13
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 14:$7M, 15:$11M
    • assignment bonus: $0.5M if traded
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Oakland 7/23/15 with $4,387,978 remaining on Kazmir’s contract for 2015
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/21/12 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.75M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract 4/2/13 if not on Major League roster 
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 4/2/13
  • 2012: Signed with Sugar Land of Atlantic League 7/12
  • 3 years/$28.5M (2009-11), plus 2012 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 5/18/08
    • 09:$6M, 10:$8M, 11:$12M, 12:$13.5M club option ($2.5M buyout)
    • $0.8M assignment bonus for first time he is traded
    • perks: luxury suite for five home games annually
    • Kazmir to make annual donations to club charity
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Tampa Bay 8/29/09
    • released by LA Angels 6/15/11
  • 1 year/$3.785M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.4243M (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.3717M (2006)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/05 (split contract, $55,000 in minors)
    • performance bonuses: $5,000 each for 40, 60, 80, 100 points (3 points each for game started, 2 points each for appearances of more than one inning, 1.5 points each for appearances of one inning or less). $5,000 for 200 innings
  • 1 year (2004)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from NY Mets 7/04
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 8/04
  • drafted by NY Mets 2002 (1-15) (Cypress Falls HS, Texas)
  • signed 8/02, $2.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Brian Peters, Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 11.119 (through 2017)

Casey Kelly rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by San Francisco (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/10/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 10/22/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/26/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 7/20/17
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 7/29/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 11/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 12/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5014M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4914M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/27/12
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Boston 12/6/10
  • drafted by Boston 2008 (1-30) (Sarasota HS, Fla.)
  • $3M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 2.125

Kyle Kendrick rhp
1 year/$1M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/18/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster by specified dates, starting with 6/15/17
    • contract selected by Boston 5/4/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 6/22/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/7/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2M in majors
    • released by Atlanta 3/12/16
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 3/30/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2015)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 2/4/15
    • performance bonus: $0.5M for 190 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$7.675M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$7.5M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 2/19/12
    • 12:$3M, 13:$4.5M
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 15, 20 starts. $0.15M each for 25, 30 starts
    • award bonuses
    • replaced 1 year/$3.585M deal signed 1/13/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2010)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.475M (2009)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 6/13/07
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2003 (7-205) (Mount Vernon HS, Wash.)
  • $0.135M signing bonus
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service: 7.159 (through 2016)

Dallas Keuchel rhp
1 year/$13.2M (2018)

  • 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/$0.5245M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5087M (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)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Frontline)
  • ML service: 6.089

John Lackey rhp
2 years/$32M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$32M (2016-17)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/8/15
    • $7M signing bonus ($2M paid 12/15, $5M paid in 2017)
    • 16:$12.5M, 17:$12.5M
  • 5 years/$82.5M (2010-14), plus conditional 2015 option
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/16/09
    • $3.5M signing bonus
    • 10:$18M, 11:$15.25M, 12:$15.25M, 13:$15.25M, 14:$15.25M
    • 2015 club option at Major League minimum salary if Lackey misses significant time with surgery for pre-existing elbow injury in 2010-14
    • $0.5M assignment bonus if traded
    • award bonuses: $0.5M for MVP ($0.1M for 2nd-5th in vote). $0.1M for WS MVP. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $50,000 each All Star, Gold Glove
    • perks: suite on road, right to buy 6 premium seats for home games
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Boston 7/31/14
    • St. Louis exercised 2015 option 10/30/14
    • St. Louis added performance bonuses 3/15 ($0.4M each for 100, 125, 150, 175, 200 innings pitched)
    • St. Louis made qualifying offer to Lackey 11/6/15
  • 3 years/$17.01M (2006-08), plus 2009 club option
    • signed extension with LA Angels 4/06, replacing 1 year/$3.76M deal signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 06:$3.01M, 07:$5.5M, 08:$7M, 09:$9M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2009 option may increase to $10.5M based on 2007 & 2008 Cy Young vote
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star selection, $75,000 for 3rd place in 2007 Cy Young vote
    • 2009 option increased to $10M for 3rd place in 2007 Cy Young vote
    • LA Angels exercised 2009 option 10/28/08
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/05
  • 1 year/$0.375M (2004)
    • re-signed by Anaheim 3/04
  • 1 year/$0.315M (2003)
    • re-signed by Anaheim 3/03
  • drafted by Anaheim 1999 (2-68) (Grayson County College, Texas)
  • agent: Hilliard Sports
  • ML service: 15.095 (through 2017)

Mat Latos rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/16/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/21/17
    • DFA by Toronto 5/5/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/8/17
    • released by Toronto 5/30/17
  • 1 year/$3M (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/9/16
    • award bonuses: $0.1M each for MVP, Cy Young, WS MVP
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 6/9/16, released 6/16/16
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/29/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/2/16
  • 1 year/$9.4M (2015)
    • lost arbitration with Miami 2/5/15 ($10.4M-$9.4M)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Miami 7/30/15 with $3,390,163 remaining on contract for 2015 and Marlins paying Dodgers an undisclosed amount as part of the deal
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 9/17/15, released 9/25/15
    • signed by LA Angels 9/28/15
  • 2 years/$11.5M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 2/12/13 (avoided arbitration, $4.7M-$4.15M)
    • 13:$4.25M, 14:$7.25M
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Cincinnati 12/11/14
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2012)
    • signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4607M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from San Diego 12/17/11
  • 1 year/$0.4078M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 7/19/09
  • drafted by San Diego 2006 (11-333) (Coconut Creek HS, Fla.)
  • $1.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 7.013 (through 2016)

Francisco Liriano lhp
1 year/$4M (2018)

  • 1 year/$4M (2018)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 2/23/18
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses based on starts
  • 3 years/$39M (2015-17)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/15/14
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 15:$11M, 16:$13M, 17:$13M
    • award bonuses: $0.35M for Cy Young ($0.15M for second place in vote, $0.1M for third). $50,000 for All-Star. $25,000 each for LDS, LCS, WS MVP
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Pittsburgh 8/1/16 with $17,404,372 remaining on contract
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Toronto 7/31/17 with about $4.4M remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1M (2013), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/8/13
    • 13:$1M, 14:$8M club option
    • may earn additional $3.75M in 2013 roster bonuses based on days not spent on disabled list with injury to humerus bone of non-throwing right arm
    • 2014 option guaranteed at $8M with 150 days not spent on disabled list in 2013 with the right arm injury, $6M with 120 days not spent on disabled list with the right arm injury, $5M with 90 days not spent on disabled list with the right arm injury
    • if 2014 option vests at $5M or $6M, Liriano may earn performance bonuses up to $8M based on games started 
    • 2014 option vested at $6M
    • Pittsburgh made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Minnesota 7/29/12
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/5/11 (avoided arbitration, $5M-$3.6M)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2008)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2007)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from San Francisco 11/14/03
  • signed by San Francisco 9/00 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Greg Genske, Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 12.104

Jeff Locke lhp
1 year/$3.025M (2017)

  • 1 year/$3.025M (2017)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/7/16
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star, $0.1M for WS MVP
    • DFA by Miami 7/4/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/9/17
  • 1 year/$3.025M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 11/29/16, non-tendered 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.531M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 1 year/$0.513M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.4975M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 6/3/09
  • drafted by Atlanta 2006 (2-51) (Kennett HS, Conway, NH)
  • $0.675M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 4.020 (through 2016)

Lance Lynn rhp
1 years/$12M (2018)

  • 1 year/$12M (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 3/12/18
    • performance bonuses: $1M each for 170, 180 innings pitched
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Minnesota 7/30/18 with $4M remaining on contract (Twins pay Yankees $2M as part of the deal)
  • 3 years/$22M (2015-17)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from St. Louis 11/6/17
    • 15:$7M, 16:$7.5M, 17:$7.5M
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 25, 27, 29, 31 starts
    • 2017 performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 25, 27, 29, 31 starts
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.513M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 6/2/11
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • drafted by St. Louis 2008 (1s-39) (Mississippi)
  • signed 6/08, $0.938M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports Management
  • ML service: 7.119

Brandon McCarthy rhp
4 years/$48M (2015-18)

  • 4 years/$48M (2015-18)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/16/14
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 15:$11M, 16:$11M, 17:$10M, 18:$10M
    • conditional club option for 2019 based on days spent on disabled list with a specific injury: $5M club option with more than 179 days on DL or $8M club option with 119-179 days
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Dodgers 12/16/17
  • 2 years/$15.5M (2013-14)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/7/12
    • $2.5M signing bonus
    • 13:$4M, 14:$9M
    • assignment bonus of $1M if traded
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 7/6/14 (Diamondbacks pay $2.05M of remaining salary. Yankees pay $1M assignment bonus.)
  • 1 year/$4.275M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1M (2011)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/13/10
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/15/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/5/10 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/15/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$404,760 (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/08
  • 1 year/$396,068 (2007)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/06
    • signed by Texas 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.332M (2006)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 5/05
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2002 (17-510) (Cheyenne Mountain HS, Colorado Springs, Colo.)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 12.122

Wade Miley lhp
1 years (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/14/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $2.5M in majors)
    • may earn additional $3.2M in performance bonuses based on games started up to 29 GS
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/2/18
  • 3 years/$19.25M (2015-17), plus 2018 club option

    • signed extension with Boston 2/5/15 (avoided arbitration, $4.3M-$3.4M)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 15:$3.5M, 16:$6M, 17:$8.75M, 18:$12M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2018 option may increase by $2M to $14M based on performance
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Boston 12/7/15
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Seattle 7/31/16 with $11,315,573 remaining on contract
    • Baltimore declined 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5235M (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Arizona 12/12/14
  • 1 year/$0.5005M (2013)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/16/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (1s-43) (Southeastern Louisiana)
  • signed 7/18/08, $0.877M signing bonus
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 7.025

Rafael Montero rhp
1 year/$558,025 (2018)

  • 1 year/$558,025 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/2/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$0.5414M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/14/14
  • signed by NY Mets 2011 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 3.068

Matt Moore lhp
5 years/$14M (2012-16), plus 2017-19 options

  • 5 years/$14M (2012-16), plus 2017-19 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 12/9/11
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$1M, 13:$1M, 14:$1M, 15:$3M, 16:$5M, 17:$7M club option ($2.5M buyout), 18:$9M club option ($1M buyout), 19:$10M club option ($0.75M buyout)
    • 2017 club option increases by $0.5M with 600 IP in 2014-16
    • 2018 club option increases by $0.25M each with 1) 85 starts or 570 IP in 2015-17, 2) 90 starts or 600 IP and 3) 95 starts or 630 IP
    • 2019 club option increases by $0.5M each with 1) 98 starts or 600 IP in 2016-18 and 2) 66 starts or 400 IP 2017-18
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Tampa Bay 8/1/16 with $4,193,989 remaining on contract
    • San Francisco exercised 2017 option 11/3/16
    • San Francisco exercised 2018 option at $9M 9/16/17
    • acquired by Texas in trade from San Francisco 12/15/17
    • Texas declined 2019 option 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 9/12/11
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2007 (8-245) (Moriarity HS, N.M.)
  • $0.115M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 7.000

Charlie Morton rhp
2 years/$14M (2017-18)

  • 2 years/$14M (2017-18)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/16/16
    • 17:$7M, 18:$7M
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.625M each for 12, 20, 25, 30 starts
  • 3 years/$21M (2014-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 12/11/13
    • 14:$4M, 15:$8M, 16:$8M, 17:$9.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • if traded, 2017 becomes mutual option (Morton forfeits buyout if he declines)
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Pittsburgh 12/12/15
    • Philadelphia declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 1 year/$2M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.445M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.441M (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4225M (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 6/3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/20/07
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • drafted by Atlanta 2002 (3-95) (Barlow HS, Redding, Conn.)
  • $0.415M signing bonus
  • agent: Andrew Lowenthal, Jet Sports
  • ML service: 10.010

Jon Niese lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/30/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.45M in performance bonuses
    • released by Texas 3/16/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/19/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.75M in performance bonuses
    • released by NY Yankees 3/25/17
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/28/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.75M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out on contract if not on Major League roster 5/15/17
  • 5 years/$25.5195M (2012-16), plus 2017-18 club options
    • signed extension with NY Mets 4/4/12
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 12:$0.7695M, 13:$3M, 14:$5M, 15:$7M, 16:$9M, 17:$10M club option ($0.5M buyout), 18:$11M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 12/9/15
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 8/1/16 with $3,549,180 remaining on contract (Mets paid Pirates an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal)
    • NY Mets declined 2017 option 11/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.452M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/09 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 9/1/08
  • drafted by NY Mets 2005 (7-209) (Defiance HS, Ohio)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 7.107 (through 2017)

Ricky Nolasco rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/7/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 19 games started
    • may opt out of contract 3/24/18 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Kansas City 3/24/18
  • 4 years/$49M (2014-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/27/13
    • 14:$12M, 15:$12M, 16:$12M 17:$12M, 18:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2018 option becomes player option with 400 IP in 2016-17
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 3 club/year – Boston, NY Yankees and Toronto as of 12/15)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Minnesota 8/1/16, with $17,065,573 remaining on contract (Twins pay Angels $6,371,585 as part of the deal: $4M in 2017 and $2,371,585 to cover the difference in remaining 2016 salaries of Nolasco & Hector Santiago. Twins responsible for buyout if Angels decline 2018 option)
    • LA Angels declined 2018 option 11/2/17
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 12/18/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • $50,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/22/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • renewed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/05
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/05
    • signed by Florida 2/06
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2001 (4-108) (Rialto HS, Calif.)
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 11.142 (through 2017)

Jake Peavy rhp
2 years/$24M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$24M (2015-16)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/19/14
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 15:$7M, 16:$13M
    • full no-trade protection
  • 2 years/$29M (2013-14) 
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 10/30/12
    • 13:$14.5M, 14:$14.5M
    • Peavy receives $15M player option for 2015 if he 1) has 400 IP in 2013-14, including 190 IP in 2014, and 2) is not on the disabled list at the end of the 2014 season
    • as part of the deal, White Sox agreed to pay $4M buyout in previous contract in four installments from 2016 to 2019
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/30/13 
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Boston 7/26/14, with Giants and Red Sox splitting remaining 2014 salary of about $5.15M 
  • 3 years/$52M (2010-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 12/12/07
    • 10:$15M, 11:$16M, 12:$17M, 13:$22M club option ($4M buyout)
    • full no-trade clause for 2010, may block trades to 14 clubs in 2011 and 8 clubs in 2012
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP or Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd). $50,000 for All Star starter. $25,000 for All Star selection. $50,000 each LCS MVP, Gold Glove
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from San Diego 7/31/09
  • 4 years/$14.5M (2005-08), plus 2009 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 2/05 (avoided arbitration)
    • 05:$0.75M, 06:$2.5M, 07:$4.75M, 08:$6M, 09:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • full no-trade clause 2008-09
    • 2008 salary increases to $6.5M with 600 IP 2005-07
    • 2009 salary increases to $9M with 600 IP in 2006-08, with 200 IP in 2008
    • 2009 salary increases by $0.5M with each top 3 finish in Cy Young vote in 2006-08, with top salary of $11M
    • 2009 salary increases to $11M with Cy Young during 2005-07
    • $0.5M assignment bonus if traded
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP or Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd). $50,000 for All Star starter. $25,000 for All Star selection. $50,000 each for LCS MVP, Gold Glove or Rolaids award ($25,000 for 2nd in Rolaids rankings)
  • 1 year/$0.35M (2004)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/04
  • 1 year/$0.305M (2003)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/03
  • 1 year/$0.2M (2002)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 6/02
  • drafted by San Diego 1999 (15-472) (St. Paul’s Episcopal, Mobile, Ala.)
  • agent: Jeff Berry, CAA (previously represented by Barry Axelrod)
  • ML service: 14.101 (through 2016)

Martin Perez lhp
4 years/$12.5M (2014-17), plus 2018-20 options

  • 4 years/$12.5M (2014-17), plus 2018-20 club options
    • signed extension with Texas 11/7/13
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$0.75M, 15:$1M, 16:$2.9M, 17:$4.4M, 18:$6M club option ($2.45M buyout), 19:$7.5M club option ($0.75M buyout), 20:$9M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • Texas declined 2019 option 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
  • signed by Texas 7/2/2007 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.58M signing bonus
  • agent: OL Baseball Group
  • ML service: 6.038

Drew Pomeranz lhp
1 year/$8.5M (2018)

  • 1 year/$8.5M (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.45M (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/25/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 7/14/16
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 12/10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Cleveland 8/16/11 (player to be named in 7/30/11 Ubaldo Jimenez deal)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/11/11
  • drafted by Cleveland 2010 (1-5) (Mississippi)
  • signed 8/16/10, $2.65M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 6.013

Erasmo Ramirez rhp
1 year/$4.2M (2018)

  • 1 year/$4.2M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 11/2/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$3.215M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 7/28/17 (Mariners pay Rays $1M in cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 25 games started
  • 1 year/$0.5228M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5118M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 3/26/12
  • signed 2007 by Seattle as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • $57,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 5.158

Garrett Richards rhp
1 year/$7.3M (2018)

  • 1 year/$7.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$6.85M (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract
  • 1 year/$6.425M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/21/16 (avoided arbitration, $7.1M-$5.3M)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/1/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.8M-$2.4M)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 8/10/11
  • drafted by LA Angels 2009 (1s-42) (Oklahoma)
  • $0.8028M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 6.148

Tyson Ross rhp
1 year/$1.75M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/30/17 (minor-league contract with salaries of $1.75M in majors)
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M for each start from 5 to 19 GS. $0.2M for each start from 20 to 29
    • may opt out 5/15/18 and 6/15/18 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by San Diego 3/29/18
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers from San Diego 8/5/18
  • 1 year/$6M (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/20/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 8-11 games started. $0.15M each for 12-15 GS. $0.2M each for 16-20 GS
    • assignment bonus: $0.5M with trade
    • released by Texas 9/12/17
  • 1 year/$9.625M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.98M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5005M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 11/16/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 4/3/10
  • drafted by Oakland 2008 (2-58) (Cal)
  • signed 6/08, $0.6948M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 7.118

Hyun-Jin Ryu lhp
6 years/$36M (2013-18)

  • 6 years/$36M (2013-18)
    • signed by LA Dodgers 12/9/12
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 13:$2.5M, 14:$3.5M, 15:$4M, 16:$7M, 17:$7M, 18:$7M
    • with 750 IP in 2013-17, Ryu may opt out after 2017 season
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 170, 180, 190, 200 innings
    • base salaries may increase based on finish in Cy Young vote
    • may not be sent to minors without his consent
    • LA Dodgers made $17.9M qualifying offer 11/2/18
  • LA Dodgers paid $25.7M posting fee for right to negotiate with Ryu 11/10/12
  • 2006-12: Hanwha Eagles of South Korea
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.000

Anibal Sanchez rhp
1 year/$1M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/16/18 (non-guaranteed split contract paying $2.5M in majors, $0.5M in minors)
    • may earn additional $2.5M in performance bonuses
    • released by Minnesota 3/11/18 (due 30 days pay, $403,226)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/16/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/2/18
  • 5 years/$80M (2013-17), plus 2018 club option
    • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/14/12
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 13:$8M, 14:$15M, 15:$16M, 16:$16M, 17:$16M, 18:$16M club option ($5M buyout)
    • Detroit declined 2018 option 11/17
  • 1 year/$8M (2012)
    • won in arbitration with Miami 2/6/12 ($8M-$6.9M)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Miami 7/23/12
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • renewed by Florida 2/28/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
    • renewed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • signed by Florida 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/05
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Boston 11/05
  • signed by Boston 1/3/01 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Mato Sports Management
  • ML service: 12.083

Ervin Santana rhp
4 years/$55M (2015-18), plus 2019 option

  • 4 years/$55M (2015-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/11/14
    • 15-18:$13.5M annually. 19:$14M club option
    • 2019 option guaranteed if Santana passes physical after 2018 season and throws 400 innings in 2017-18, including 200 IP in 2018
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for Cy Young, $50,000 for Gold Glove, $25,000 for All Star
    • placed on restricted list 4/3/15 (80-game suspension for positive PED test)
    • Minnesota declined 2019 option 10/30/18
  • 1 year/$14.1M (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/12/14
    • Atlanta made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 4 years/$30M (2009-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with LA Angels 2/14/09
    • 09:$3.8M, 10:$6M, 11:$8M, 12:$11.2M, 13:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP. $50,000 each for MVP, WS MVP. $0.1M for Cy Young ($80,000 for 2nd, $60,000-3rd, $40,000-4th, $20,000-5th)
    • LA Angels exercised 2013 option 10/31/12
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 10/31/12 (Angels paid Royals $1M in the deal) 
    • Kansas City made qualifying offer 11/4/13 (declined)
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2008)
    • renewed by LA Angels 3/2/08
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.35M (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/05
  • signed by LA Angels 2000 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.7M signing bonus
  • agent: Jay Alou, Octaon (previously Adam Katz, Bean Stringfellow)
  • ML service: 13.104

Hector Santiago lhp
1 year/$2M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/14/18 as a free agent (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 3/28/18
  • 1 year/$8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/8/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA Angels 8/1/16, with Twins paying Angels $6,371,585 in cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.29M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2014)
    • signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • acquired by LA Angels in three-way trade from Arizona / Chicago White Sox 12/10/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 6/26/11
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2006 (30-915) (Northwest Florida State College)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 7.016

James Shields rhp
4 years/$75M (2015-18), plus 2019 option

  • 4 years/$75M (2015-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/11/15
    • 15:$10M, 16:$21M, 17:$21M, 18:$21M, 19:$16M club option ($2M buyout)
    • perks: hotel suite on road
    • deal does not include no-trade clause, but Shields may opt out of contract after 2016 season (no later than 3 days after World Series)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from San Diego 6/4/16 with $57,770,491 remaining on contract (Padres to pay $30,770,491, with White Sox responsible for $27M — $5M in 2016 and, if Shields does not opt out, $10M each in 2017 and 2018 and the $2M buyout)
    • Chicago White Sox declined 2019 option 10/29/18
  • 4 years/$11.25M (2008-11), plus 2012-14 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 1/23/08
    • 08:$1M, 09:$1.5M, 10:$2.5M, 11:$4.25M, 12:$7M club option ($2M buyout), 13:$9M club option ($1.5M buyout), 14:$12M club option ($1M buyout)
    • value of 2012-14 club options may increase package to $38M
    • performance bonuses based on innings pitched, starts, and Cy Young voting may increase package to $44M
    • assignment bonus of $0.75M if traded
    • Tampa Bay exercised $7M option for 2012 10/31/11
    • 2012 salary increased by $0.5M to $7.5M with top 5 finish in 2011 Cy Young vote
    • 2013 option increased by $1.25M to $10.25M with escalators
    • 2014 option increased to about $13.5M with escalators
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2013 option at $10.25M 10/30/12
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Tampa Bay 12/9/12
    • Kansas City exercised $13.5M option for 2014 10/30/13
    • Kansas City made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.3949M (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/05
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2000 (16-466) (Hart HS, Newhall, Calif.)
  • agent: PSI Sports Management
  • ML service: 12.125

Alfredo Simon rhp
1 year/$2M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 3/17/16
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$5.55M (2015)
    • signed by Detroit 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Cincinnati 12/11/14
  • 1 year/$0.89M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/31/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.05M-$0.75M)
  • 1 year/$0.4875M (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Baltimore 4/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 4/27/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • signed by Baltimore 9/5/08 (minor-league contract)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
  • returned to Texas 10/07
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Baltimore 12/06
  • selected by Baltimore from Texas in Rule 5 draft 12/06
  • signed by Philadelphia 7/2/99 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agents: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 7.142 (through 2016)

Chris Smith rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/8/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/17/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 8/7/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 6/26/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/22/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 1/27/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/16/08 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/4/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Boston 5/18/08
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/04
    • re-signed by Boston 3/05
  • drafted by Boston 2002 (4-118) (UC-Riverside)
  • ML service: 1.140 (through 2017)

Josh Tomlin rhp
2 years/$5.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 option

  • 2 years/$5.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 1/261/16, adding to one-year, $2.25M deal signed 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • 16:$2.25M, 17:$2.5M, 18:$3M club option ($0.75M buyout
    • annual performance bonuses for 2017-18: $0.25M each for 20, 25 starts and 160, 180 innings. $0.5M each for 30 starts, 200 IP
    • Cleveland exercised 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2014)
    • lost arbitration with Cleveland 2/15/14 ($0.975M-$0.8M)
  • 1 year/$0.5018M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year/$0.4945M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/27/10
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (19-581) (Texas Tech)
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 8.033

Cesar Valdez rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 11/17/16 as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 4/20/17
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 5/5/17 after being DFA by Oakland 5/3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 2012-15
    • played in Mexican League
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Pittsburgh 7/5/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
    • DFA by Arizona 9/13/10, sent outright to Triple-A 9/16/10
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Arizona 12/9/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • signed by Arizona 2005 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.143 (through 2017)

 

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