Chicago Cubs

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

Tom Ricketts Owner
2009 -

  • Tom Ricketts, 2009 -
    • The family of TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts bought Wrigley Field, a 95 percent stake in the Cubs and a 25 percent stake in Comcast SportsNet Chicago from the Tribune Company for $845M in October 2009
    • the club’s five-member board consists of chairman Tom Ricketts and board members Pete, Laura and Todd Ricketts, as well as the Tribune Company, which retained a 5 percent stake in the franchise
  • Tribune Company, 1981-2009
    • The Tribune Company had purchased the team for $20.5M in 1981
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $2.9 billion in April, 2018.
CUBS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $182,406,139 $ ()
2017 $172,199,881 $183,310,943 ( 9)
2016 $171,611,834 $205,917,980 ( 4)
2015 $120,337,385 $133,051,389 (11)
2014 $ 92,677,368 $ 93,196,617 (20)
2013 $106,837,810 $100,859,265 (15)
2012 $109,316,000 $107,708,021 (10)
2011 $134,004,000 $140,608,942 (6)
2010 $144,359,000 $142,410,031 (4)
2009 $134,809,000 $141,632,703 (3)
2008 $118,345,833 $130,508,691 (5)
2007 $ 99,670,332 $115,943,318 (5)
2006 $ 94,424,499 $ 99,021,384 (7)
2005 $ 87,032,933 $ 76,598,500 (11)
2004 $ 90,560,000 $100,653,389 (6)
2003 $ 79,868,333 $ 86,576,763 (12)
2002 $ 75,690,833 $ 74,950,543 (11)
2001 $ 64,715,833 $ 72,896,143 (13)
2000 $ 62,100,000 $ 59,480,018 (13)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Theo Epstein President, Baseball Operations
5 years/$18.5M (2012-16)

  • 5 years/$18.5M (2012-16)
    • hired by Chicago Cubs as President, Baseball Operations 10/20/11
  • 4 years (2009-12)
    • signed extension with Boston 11/3/08
    • resigned 10/20/11
  • 3 years/$4.5M (2006-08)
    • returned to job with Boston 1/06 after resignation 10/05
    • deal pays about $1.5M annually
  • 3 years (2003-05)
    • hired by Boston 11/02

Jed Hoyer Executive VP, General Manager
2012 –

  • Chicago Cubs, 2012 -
    • hired by Chicago Cubs as Executive VP/General Manager 10/26/11
  • San Diego, 2010 – 2011
    • hired by San Diego as Executive VP/General Manager 10/23/09
    • 4 years (2010-13), plus 2014 club option
  • Boston, 2002 – 2009
    • Assistant GM, 1/06 – 10/09
    • co-GM, 10/05 – 1/06
    • assistant to the GM, 2004-05
  • Senior VP, Player Development & Amateur Scouting Jason McLeod
  • Assistant GM Randy Bush
  • Assistant GM Scott Harris
  • Director, Pro Scouting/Special Assistant to President & GM Kyle Evans
  • Director, Player Development Jaron Madison
  • Director, Amateur Scouting Matt Dorey
  • former GM Jim Hendry
    • 4 years (2009-12)
      • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 10/20/08
      • fired by Cubs 8/19/11
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 option
      • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 4/06
      • Hendry holds option to return on a one-year deal for 2009 (he must exercise the option by 12/30/08)
    • promoted from assistant GM 7/02

Joe Maddon Manager
5 years/$25M (2015-19)

  • 5 years/$25M (2015-19)
    • hired as manager by Chicago Cubs 10/31/14
    • performance bonuses based on post-season
    • deal does not include opt-out clause
  • 3 years (2013-15)
    • signed extension worth about $6M with Tampa Bay 2/15/12
    • 2015 salary: $1.85M
    • has right to opt out of contract if general manager leaves
    • exercised right to opt out of contract 10/24/14
  • 3 years (2010-12)
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 5/25/09
    • salary of about $1.4M for 2012
  • 2 years/about $1.1M (2006-07), plus 2008, 2009 club options
    • hired by Tampa Bay 11/05, replacing Lou Piniella
    • 07:$0.55M
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2008-09 option 9/8/07
  • LA Angels, bench coach, 1996-2005
  • agent: Alan Nero
  • former manager Rick Renteria
    • 3 years (2014-16), plus 2017-18 club options
      • hired as manager by Chicago Cub 11/7/13
      • fired by Chicago Cubs 10/31/14
  • former manager Dale Sveum
    • 3 years (2012-14)
      • hired as manager by Chicago Cubs 11/17/11
      • fired by Chicago Cubs 9/30/13
  • former manager Mike Quade
    • 2 years (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
      • hired as interim manager by Chicago Cubs 8/22/10, replacing Lou Piniella
      • selected as permanent manager by Chicago Cubs 10/19/10
      • fired by Cubs 11/2/11
  • former manager Lou Piniella
    • 3 years/$10M (2007-09), plus 2010 club option
      • hired by Chicago Cubs 10/06, replacing Dusty Baker
      • Cubs exercised $4M option for 2010 9/30/08
  • former manager Dusty Baker:
    • 4 years/about $15M (2003-06)
      • hired as manager by Chicago Cubs 11/02

 

Jason Heyward rf
8 years/$184M (2016-23)

  • 8 years/$184M (2016-23)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/15/15
    • $20M signing bonus (paid in four $5M installments, each April 1, 2024-27)
    • 16:$15M, 17:$21.5M, 18:$21.5M, 19:$20M, 20:$21M, 21:$21M, 22:$22M, 23:$22M
    • deferrals reduce contract’s present day value to $177,633,616 (MLB calculation) or $179,885,452 (MLBPA calculation)
    • Heyward may opt out of contract after 2018 season or after 2019 season with 550 plate appearances in 2019
    • full no-trade protection for 2016-18, may block deals to 12 clubs in 2019-20, may block all deals after 2020 season as 10-and-5 player
  • 2 years/$13.3M (2014-15)
    • signed extension with Atlanta 2/4/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.5M-$5.2M)
    • $1M signing bonus, paid in equal installments 5/1/14, 7/1/14
    • 14:$4.5M, 15:7.8M (increased to $8.3M)
    • 2015 salary may increase based on performance and awards earned in 2014, with $0.5M increase for 20 points and $25,000 increases for each 1 point thereafter
    • 10 points each for 502 plate appearances (met), All-Star, Gold Glove (met), Silver Slugger or 11-20 finish in MVP vote. 15 points for 6-10 in MVP vote. 25 points for 3-5 in MVP vote. 35 points for 1-2 in MVP vote
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Atlanta 11/17/14
    • St. Louis made qualifying offer to Heyward 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.565M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4965M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/21/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 4/3/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2007 (1-14) (Henry County HS, Ga.)
  • signed 8/12/07, $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports (left Career Sports Management 5/11)
  • ML service: 9.000

Jon Lester lhp
6 years/$155M (2015-20), plus 2021 option

  • 6 years/$155M (2015-20), plus 2021 option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/14
    • $30M signing bonus ($15M due 4/15/15, $2.5M due 12/31/18, $2.5M due 12/31/19, $10M due 9/15/20)
    • 15:$15M, 16:$20M, 17:$20M, 18:$22.5M, 19:$22.5M, 20:$15M, 21:$25M mutual option ($10M buyout)
    • 2021 option guaranteed with 200 innings in 2020 or 400 IP in 2019-20)
    • full no-trade protection
    • perks: suite on road, private air travel up to 25 hours per year
  • 5 years/$30M (2009-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 3/15/09
    • 09:$1M, 10:$3.75M, 11:$5.75M, 12:$7.625M, 13:$11.625M, 14:$13M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2014 club option is voided if Lester is traded and has finished first or second in Cy Young vote in any season 2009-13
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M for Cy Young ($75,000 for 2nd place, $50,000 for 3rd). $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd place, $50,000 3rd)
    • if Lester finishes 1st or 2nd in Cy Young vote and is later traded, he may void 2014 option
    • Boston exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Boston 7/31/14 (A’s pay $650,000 remaining on Cespedes’ 2014 salary, and Red Sox cover $1.8M portion of Lester’s 2014 salary)
  • 1 year/$0.4215M (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year/$0.0.384M (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/05
    • re-signed by Boston 2/06
  • drafted by Boston 2002 (2-57) (Bellarmine Prep, Tacoma, Wash.)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Josh Yates, ACES (previously Alan Nero)
  • ML service: 12.075

Yu Darvish rhp
6 years/$126M (2018-23)

  • 6 years/$126M (2018-23)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/13/18
    • 18:$25M, 19:$20M, 20:$22M, 21:$22M, 22:$19M, 23:$18M
    • may opt out of contract after 2019 season
    • award bonuses: $2M for Cy Young award ($1M for 2nd-5th in vote)
    • perks: club to furnish interpreter
    • no-trade protection: may block deals to all clubs in 2018 and 2019, may block trades to 12 clubs annually from 2020 to 2023
  • 6 years/$56M (2012-17)
    • signed by Texas 1/18/12
    • 12:$5.5M, 13:$9.5M, 14:$10M, 15:$10M, 16:$10M, 17:$11M
    • 2017 becomes player option (no buyout) if Darvish 1) wins Cy Young in 2012-16 and finishes 2nd-4th in CY vote in another season 2012-16, or 2) finishes 2nd in CY vote once in 2012-16 and finishes 2nd-4th in two other seasons 2012-16
    • roster bonuses for 2012-16: $0.8M annually if not on disabled list. If on DL for more than 30 days, $0.8M bonus is reduced by $5,228.75 per day starting Day 31
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for AL Rookie of the Year, All-Star. $0.1M for Gold Glove, LCS MVP. $0.15M for WS MVP. $0.25M each for AL MVP or Cy Young ($0.2M for 2nd in either vote. $0.15M for 3rd, $0.1M for 4th, $50,000 for 5th)
    • limited no-trade protection (Darvish may block deals to 10 clubs: for 2017, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland, Colorado, Detroit, Oakland, Pittsburgh and Toronto)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Texas 7/31/17 with $3,726,775 remaining on contract
  • Texas won negotiating rights 12/19/11 with bid of $51,703,411 after Darvish was posted by Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters (Texas must pay entire posting fee by 1/23/12)
  • agent: Arn Tellem
  • ML service: 7.000

Cole Hamels lhp
6 years/$144M (2013-18), plus 2019 option

  • 6 years/$144M (2013-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 7/25/12
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 13:$19.5M, 14:$22.5M, 15:$22.5M, 16:$22.5M, 17:$22.5M, 18:$22.5M, 19:$20M club option ($6M buyout)
    • 2019 option guaranteed at $24M if Hamels 1) has 400 IP in 2017-18, including 200 IP in 2018, and 2) is not on the disabled list with a shoulder or elbow injury at the end of the 2018 season
    • limited no-trade protection allowing Hamels to block trades to 20 clubs each season
    • for 2014 season, may block deals to all clubs except Atlanta, Boston, LA Angels, LA Dodgers, NY Yankees, San Diego, St. Louis, Texas and Washington
    • for 2015 season, may block deals to all clubs except Atlanta, Chicago Cubs, LA Dodgers, NY Mets, NY Yankees, St. Louis, San Diego, Texas and Washington
    • for 2017 season, may block deals to all clubs except Atlanta, Chicago Cubs, Houston, NY Mets, Philadelphia, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa Bay and Washington
    • at signing, the second-largest contract ever for a pitcher
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Philadelphia 7/29/15, with Phillies responsible for $9.5M ($7M in 2016 and $2.5M in 2018) of the $81,737,704 left on Hamels’ contract ($8,237,704 in 2015, $67.5M in 2016-18 salaries and $6M buyout). As part of the deal, Philadelphia also assumes responsibility for $32,759,562 remaining on Matt Harrison’s contract.
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/27/18 with $13,862,903 remaining on contract ($7,862,903 in 2018 and $6M buyout for 2019) (Rangers pay Cubs $2,862,903 as part of the deal) (if Cubs decline 2019 option and pay $6M buyout, Rangers to pay Cubs $6M)
  • 1 year/$15M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 3 years/$20.5M (2009-11)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 1/18/09
    • 09:$4.35M, 10:$6.65M, 11:$9.5M
    • if Hamels wins Cy Young award, salary for the following season increases by $0.5M ($0.25M increase for 2nd or 3rd place in vote)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star
    • largest average annual value for multi-year contract for first-time arbitration-eligible pitcher
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2008)
    • renewed by Philadelphia 3/3/08
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 5/06
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2002 (1-17) (Rancho Bernardo HS, San Diego)
  • $2M signing bonus
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service: 12.143

Ben Zobrist 2b-of
4 years/$56M (2016-19)

  • 4 years/$56M (2016-19)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/9/15
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 16:$10M, 17:$16M, 18:$16M, 19:$12M
    • full no-trade protection for 2016-18
    • limited no-trade protection for 2019 (may block deals to 8 clubs)
  • 4 years/$18M (2010-13), plus 2014-15 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 4/22/10
    • replaced 1 year/$438,100 deal signed 3/3/10
    • $561,900 signing bonus
    • 10:$0.4381M, 11:$4.5M, 12:$4.5M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$7M club option ($2.5M buyout), 15:$7.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2015 option may increase based on finish in 2010-14 MVP vote
    • assignment bonus: $0.75M before end of 2011 season, $0.5M after 2011 season but before end of ’13 season, $0.25M after ’13 season
    • Zobrist to donate up to $0.45M to club charity
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2014 option 11/2/13
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2015 option 10/31/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Tampa Bay 1/10/15
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Oakland 7/28/15 (Athletics pay more than $2M of $2,786,885 remaining on Zobrist’s deal for 2015, with Royals paying the balance)
  • 1 year/$0.4159M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/23/09
    • award bonuses: $10,000 for All Star; $20,000 for Gold Glove ($10,000 for finishing 2nd, $5,000 for 3rd)
  • 1 year/$0.3958M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/08
  • 1 year/$0.3834M (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Houston 7/12/06 (A Huff deal)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 7/31/06
  • drafted by Houston 2004 (6-184) (Dallas Baptist)
  • agent: Bobby Witt, Octagon
  • ML service: 11.134

Tyler Chatwood rhp
3 years/$38M (2018-20)

  • 3 years/$38M (2018-20)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/7/17
    • 18:$12.5M, 19:$12.5M, 20:$13M
    • 2020 salary may increase:

      • $2M with 1) All-Star selections in both 2018 and 2019 or 2) one vote for Cy Young award in 2018 or 2019
      • $4M with votes for Cy Young award in both 2018 or 2019
  • 1 year/$4.4M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$2M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/14/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • 15:$1M, 16:$1M
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 14, 17 starts. $50,000 each for 20, 23 GS. $0.1M for 26 GS
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 4/11/11
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from LA Angels 11/30/11
  • drafted by LA Angels 2008 (2-74) (Redlands East Valley HS, Calif.)
  • $0.547M signing bonus
  • agent: Bob Garber (previously Boras Corp.) (previously Dan Lozano)
  • ML service: 7.039

Kris Bryant 3b
1 year/$10.85M (2018)

  • 1 year/$M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year/$0.652M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/17/15
    • salary of $0.5075M in majors, $82,700 in minors
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2013 (1-2) (San Diego)
  • $6.7084M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.171

Brandon Morrow rhp
2 years/$21M (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$21M (2018-19), plus 2020 vesting option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/11/17
    • 18:$9M, 19:$9M, 20:$12M vesting option ($3M buyout)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/25/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 5/29/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/13/16
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2015)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/17/14
    • performance bonuses: $1M each for 12, 16, 20, 24, 28 starts. $0.25M each for 40, 50, 60, 65 relief appearances
    • roster bonus: $0.5M for 168 days on active 25-man roster
  • 3 years/$21M (2012-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 1/24/12 (avoided arbitration, $4.2M-$3.9M)
    • 12:$4M, 13:$8M, 14:$8M, 15:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • Toronto declined 2015 option 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4098M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/1/09
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Seattle 12/23/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 4/07
  • drafted by Seattle 2006 (1-5) (Cal)
  • $2.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 10.096

Jose Quintana lhp
5 years/$21M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 options

  • 5 years/$21M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/23/14, replacing 1 year/$0.55M deal signed 3/1/14
    • 14:$0.85M, 15:$1M, 16:$3.8M, 17:$6M, 18:$8.35M, 19:$10.5M club option ($1M buyout), 20:$10.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • if eligible for arbitration as a Super 2 after 2014 (met 11/14), salaries increase to $3.4M in 2015, $5.4M in 2016, $7M in 2017, $8.85M in 2018 (met)
    • 2020 option increases to $14M with Cy Young award in 2014-19 or $13M with second- or third-place finish in Cy Young vote in 2014-19
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/13/17
    • Chicago Cubs exercised 2019 option at $10.5M 10/31/18
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/10/11
  • signed by NY Yankees 3/10/08 as an amateur free agent
  • released by NY Mets 7/07
  • signed by NY Mets 4/26/06 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 6.133

Anthony Rizzo 1b
7 years/$41M (2013-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 7 years/$41M (2013-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 5/12/13, replacing 1 year/$0.498M contract signed 3/4/13
    • $2M signing bonus ($0.25M due on approval, $1.75M due 1/15/14)
    • 13:$0.75M, 14:$1.25M, 15:$5M, 16:$5M, 17:$7M, 18:$7M, 19:$11M, 20:$14.5M club option (or $2M buyout due 1/15/20), 21:$14.5M club option (or $2M buyout due 1/15/21)
    • 2019 salary increases to $12M and 2020-21 options increase to $16.5M with one MVP in 2013-19 or two Top 5 finishes in MVP vote, 2013-19 
    • player may void 2021 option with Top 2 finish in MVP vote, 2013-19, and subsequent trade
    • deal does not include no-trade protection
    • perks: hotel suite on road
  • 1 year (2012)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Diego 1/5/12
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 6/9/11
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Boston 12/6/10
  • drafted by Boston 2007 (6-204) (Douglas HS, Parkland, Fla.)
  • $0.325M signing bonus
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 6.168

Steve Cishek rhp
2 years/$13M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$13M (2018-19)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/18/17
    • 18:$6.5M, 19:$6.5M
    • 2019 salary increases $0.25M each with 30, 40, 45, 50 games as a pitcher in 2018
    • may earn $1M in performance bonuses based on appearances
  • 2 years/$10M (2016-17)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/12/15
    • 16:$4M, 17:$6M
    • annual performance bonuses based on games finished: $0.25M each for 25, 30 GF. $0.5M each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 GF
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 7/28/17 (Mariners pay Rays $1M in cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$6.65M (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Miami 7/24/15 (Cardinals to pay all remaining 2015 salary, $2,616,393)
    • non-tendered by St. Louis 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/19/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/20/10
  • drafted by Florida 2007 (5-166) (Carson-Newman College)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 7.143

Pedro Strop rhp
2 years/$11.85M (2017-18), plus 2019 option

  • 2 years/$11.85M (2017-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 2/24/17, replacing one-year contract signed 2/11/17
    • 17:$5.5M, 18:$5.85M, 19:$6.25M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 45, 50, 55 games finished
    • previous deal: 1 year/$5.5M (2017), re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/11/17 (avoided arbitration, $6M-$4.6M)
    • Chicago Cubs exercised 2019 option 11/1/18
  • 1 year/$4.4M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.525M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/6/15 (avoided arbitration, $3M-$2M)
  • 1 year/$1.325M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Baltimore 7/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/11
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Texas 9/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/8/08 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/07
    • DFA by Colorado 9/12/08
  • signed by Colorado 2002 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 7.156

Brandon Kintzler rhp
2 years/$10M (2018), plus 2019 options

  • 2 years/$10M (2018), plus 2019 club or player option
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 12/14/17
    • 18:$5M, 19:$10M club option or $5M player option
    • price of 2019 options may increase based on 2018 performance
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 20, 25 games finished. $50,000 for 30 GF.
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Washington 7/31/18 with $1,639,785 in 2018 salary remaining
    • Kintzler exercised 2019 player option at $5M 10/31/18
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 7/31/17 with $999,453 remaining on contract
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/7/16
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/2/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 4/21/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/23/15
    • DFA, sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 9/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.507M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/21/12
    • DFA by Milwaukee 6/28/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/30/12
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/8/10
  • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/24/09 (minor-league contract)
  • released by San Diego 4/1/06
  • drafted by San Diego 2004 (40-1,182) (Dixie State JC, Utah)
  • agent: Kevin Kohler
  • ML service: 7.003

Kyle Hendricks rhp
1 year/$4.175M (2018)

  • 1 year/$4.175M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.7605M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year/$0.541M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/10/14
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/31/12 (Dempster deal)
  • drafted by Texas 2011 (8-264) (Dartmouth) 
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 4.081

Brian Duensing lhp
2 years/$7M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$7M (2018-19)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/22/18
    • 18:$3.5M, 19:$3.5M
    • 2019 salary increases based on 2018 pitching appearances: $250,000 for 50 appearances, $333,333 each for 55 and 60 appearances and $333,334 for 65 appearances
  • 1 year/$2M (2017)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/2/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/18/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • released by Kansas City 3/28/16 after exercising opt-out clause
    • re-signed by Kansas City 4/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 5/15/16 if not on Major League roster
    • exercised right to opt out of contract 5/15/16
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 5/23/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/2/16
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/24/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.1M-$2.4M)
  • 1 year/$2M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4625M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4175M (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased 11/19/08
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • drafted by Minnesota 2005 (3-84) (Nebraska)
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 9.055

Addison Russell ss
1 year/$3.2M (2018)

  • 1 year/$3.2M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • placed on restricted list 9/21/18 (domestic violence investigation)
  • 1 year/$0.644M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.527M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/21/15
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 7/4/14
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (1-11) (Pace HS, Fla.)
  • $2.625M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.167

Drew Smyly lhp
2 years/$10M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$10M (2018-19)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/12/17
    • 18:$3M, 19:$7M
    • 2019 performance bonuses: may earn up to $6M as a starter and up to $1M as a reliever
  • 1 year/$6.85M (2017)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 1/11/17
    • signed by Seattle 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Seattle 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$3.75M (2016)
    • won arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/4/16 ($3.75M-$3.2M)
  • 1 year/$2.65M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $50,000 in performance bonuses based on games started
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/14
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 7/31/14 (Price deal)
  • 1 year/$0.498M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 4/12/12
  • drafted by Detroit 2010 (2-68) (Arkansas)
  • $1.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 6.154

Anthony Bass rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/22/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/11/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/10/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/20/17
    • DFA by Texas 8/31/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • released by Seattle 1/7/16
    • signed by Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan
  • 1 year/$0.725M (2015)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/5/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Texas 11/16/15
  • 1 year/$0.5052M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/20/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.5036M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • acquired by Houston in trade from San Diego 12/11/13
  • 1 year/$0.4853M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract selected by San Diego 6/13/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (5-165) (Wayne State)
  • $0.166M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.159 (through 2017)

Tommy La Stella 2b
1 year/$0.95M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.95M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5735M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year/$0.532M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$0.513M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 5/28/14
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Atlanta 11/16/14
  • drafted by Atlanta 2011 (8-266) (Coastal Carolina)
  • $0.105M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 4.057

Javier Baez 2b
1 year/$0.657M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.657M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.609M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/5/14
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (1-9) (Arlington County Day HS, Jacksonville)
  • $2.625M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 3.089

Mike Montgomery lhp
1 year/$611,250 (2018)

  • 1 year/$611,250 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5705M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Seattle 7/20/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 3/31/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/12
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Kansas City 12/9/12 
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • drafted by Kansas City 2008 (1s-36) (Hart HS, Newhall, Calif.)
  • signed 6/08, $0.988M signing bonus
  • agent: Paul Cohen
  • ML service: 3.089

Willson Contreras c
1 year/$0.6045M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.6045M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 2009 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 2.108

Kyle Schwarber c
1 year/$0.6045M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.6045M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5655M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/16/15
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2014 (1-4) (Indiana)
  • $3.125M signing bonus ($4.6212M slot)
  • agent: Casey Close, Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.086

Carl Edwards rhp
1 year/$0.594M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.594M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.556M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/14
    • re-singed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/22/13
  • drafted by Texas 2011 (48-1,464) (Mid-Carolina HS, Prosperity, S.C.)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 2.134

Albert Almora of
1 year/$0.5845M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5845M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.552M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/7/16
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2012 (1-6) (Mater Academy, Hialeah Gardens, Fla.)
  • $3.9M signing bonus ($3.25M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.073 

Ian Happ of
1 year/$0.57M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.57M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/13/17
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2015 (1-9) (Cincinnati)
  • $3M signing bonus ($3.351M slot)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 1.142

Adbert Alzolay rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 11/28/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

David Bote 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2012 (18-554) (Neosho County JC, Kan.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.100

Victor Caratini c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Atlanta 7/31/14
  • drafted by Atlanta 2013 (2-65) (Miami-Dade JC)
  • $0.8M signing bonus ($0.8588M slot)
  • ML service: 1.051

Taylor Davis c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/21/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/5/17
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/1/17
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 7/11/11 as amateur free agent (Morehead St.)
  • agent: Mike Mosa
  • ML service: 0.058

Oscar de la Cruz rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 10/1/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Johnny Field of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/13/18
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 7/24/18 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 7/20/18
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 8/3/18 after being DFA by Cleveland 7/31/18
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Minnesota 11/1/18
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (5-158) (Arizona)
  • $0.25M signing bonus ($0.2946M slot)
  • ML service: 0.132

Justin Hancock rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/9/18
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Diego 5/8/17
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (9-293) (Lincoln Trail JC, Ill.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.123

Dillon Maples rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/17
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (14-429) (Pinecrest HS, Southern Pines, N.C.)
  • $2.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.072

Alec Mills rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 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/$0.5075M (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)
  • ML service: 0.052

James Norwood rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/8/18
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2014 (7-199) (Saint Louis)
  • $0.175M signing bonus ($0.2019M slot)
  • ML service: 0.044

Jack Reinheimer ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/18
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 7/31/18 after being DFA by Arizona 7/27/18
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from NY Mets 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Seattle 6/3/15
  • signed by Seattle 2013 (5-147) (East Carolina)
  • $0.3276M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.044

Randy Rosario lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Minnesota 11/3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • signed by Minnesota 8/16/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.22M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.132

Jen-Ho Tseng rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/13/17
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 8/12/13 as an amateur free agent from Taiwan
  • $1.625M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.020

Duane Underwood rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2012 (2-67) (Pope HS, Marietta, Ga.)
  • $1.05M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.001

Jerry Vasto lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/10/18
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Colorado 8/31/18
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Kansas City 10/31/18
  • drafted by Colorado 2014 (24-713) (Felician University, N.J.)
  • ML service: 0.037

Allen Webster rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/6/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/19/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/15/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 2016
    • signed by Samsung of Korea 12/19/15
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/25/15 after being DFA by Arizona 11/20/15
    • released by Pittsburgh 12/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Boston 12/12/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 8/25/12
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (18-547) (McMichael HS, Madison, N.C.)
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.170

Mark Zagunis lf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/22/17
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2014 (3-78) (Virginia Tech)
  • $0.615M signing bonus ($0.7149M slot)
  • ML service: 0.044

 

Minor-league contracts

Aramis Ademan ss
2018

  • signed by Chicago Cubs 8/23/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Jose Albertos rhp
2018

  • signed by Chicago Cubs 7/7/15 as a free agent from Mexico
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Jacob Hannemann cf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Chicago Cubs 9/4/17
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Seattle 10/26/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/20/17
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2013 (3-75) (BYU)
  • $1M signing bonus ($0.7362M slot)
  • ML service: 0.027 (through 2017)

Thomas Hatch rhp
2018

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2016 (3-104) (Oklahoma State)
  • $0.5739M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Nico Hoerner ss
2018

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2018 (1-24) (Stanford)
  • $2.724M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Alex Lange rhp
2018

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2017 (1-30) (LSU)
  • $1.925M signing bonus ($2.1843M slot)
  • ML service:

Brendon Little lhp
2018

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2017 (1-27) (State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota)
  • $2.2M signing bonus ($2.3733M slot)
  • ML service:

Cory Mazzoni rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers from Chicago Cubs 3/27/18
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from LA Dodgers 3/29/18
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/30/18, sent outright to Triple-A 9/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by San Diego 9/12/17
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from San Diego 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
    • DFA by San Diego 4/25/16
    • released by San Diego 5/3/16
    • re-signed by San Diego 5/12/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from NY Mets 3/30/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (2-71) (NC State)
  • $0.4375M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.076 (through 2017)

Efren Navarro 1b-of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/10/18
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/26/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/7/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/1/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/3/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 1/26/16 after being DFA by LA Angels 1/19/16
    • DFA by Baltimore 2/25/16, sent outright to Triple-A (refused assignment 2/28/16)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/2/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 6/28/16
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 7/8/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/29/15 (optional assignment 7/31/15)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/16/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 9/1/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 10/28/11
  • drafted by LA Angels 2007 (50-1,450) (UNLV)
  • agent: Benchmark Sports Advisors
  • ML service: 1.103 (through 2017)

Michael Roth lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/26/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.56M in majors)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/14/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Francisco 7/1/17
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 7/9/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/21/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/3/16
    • DFA by Texas 7/5/16 (optional assignment)
    • DFA by Texas 9/11/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/17/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/7/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/28/15
    • DFA by Cleveland 8/5/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • DFA by LA Angels 4/27/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/1/14
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/5/14
    • DFA by LA Angels 11/20/14, sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 4/13/13
  • drafted by LA Angels 2012 (9-297) (University of South Carolina)
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.099 (through 2017)

Kyle Ryan lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/25/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5464M (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/2/17
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/5/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Detroit 8/30/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2010 (12-373) (Auburndale HS, Fla.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.139 (through 2017)

Ali Solis c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/3/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 2/21/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/21/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/27/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 8/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 9/4/12
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from San Diego 10/25/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/2/12
  • signed by San Diego 2/05 as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.045 (through 2017)

Nelson Velazquez of
2018

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2017 (5-165) (PJ Education HS, Carolina, P.R.)
  • $0.4M signing bonus ($0.2858M slot)
  • ML service:

Rob Zastryzny lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/1/18, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/19/16
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2013 (2-41) (Missouri)
  • $1.1M signing bonus ($1.3619M slot)
  • ML service: 0.079 (through 2017)