Chicago Cubs

Service time in years & days (through 2021 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 (Pete Ricketts has since relinquished his seat on the board)
  • Tribune Company, 1981-2009
    • The Tribune Company had purchased the team for $20.5M in 1981
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $3.8 billion in March, 2022.

CUBS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2022 $143,403,500 (14) $                    (  ) $174,851,833 (12)
2021 $147,825,000 (12) $152,189,618 (13) $165,665,645 (15)
2020 $ 73,428,704 ( 5) $  80,584,972( 5) $216,269,251 ( 3)
2019 $203,079,488 ( 3) $220,307,173 ( 3) $237,199,519 ( 2)
2018 $182,406,139 ( 4) $198,733,661 ( 3) $193,316,649 ( 5)
2017 $172,199,881 ( 6) $186,222,249 ( 6) $183,310,943 ( 9)
2016 $171,611,834 ( 6) $181,914,941 ( 5) $205,917,980 ( 4)
2015 $120,337,385 (13) $133,051,389 (11) $154,907,624 (10)
2014 $ 92,677,368 (19) $ 93,196,617 (20) $111,520,741 (18)
2013 $106,837,810 (14) $100,859,265 (15) $118,060,990 (14)
2012 $109,316,000 ( 9) $107,708,021 (10) $112,711,841 (14)
2011 $134,004,000 ( 6) $140,608,942 ( 6)
2010 $144,359,000 ( 4) $142,410,031 ( 4)
2009 $134,809,000 ( 3) $141,632,703 ( 3)
2008 $118,345,833 ( 6) $130,508,691 ( 5)
2007 $ 99,670,332 ( 8) $115,943,318 ( 5)
2006 $ 94,424,499 ( 8) $ 99,021,384 ( 7)
2005 $ 87,032,933 (10) $ 76,598,500 (11)
2004 $ 90,560,000 ( 8) $100,653,389 ( 6)
2003 $ 79,868,333 (11) $ 86,576,763 (12)
2002 $ 75,690,833 (12) $ 74,950,543 (11)
2001 $ 64,715,833 (15) $ 72,896,143 (13)
2000 $ 62,100,000 (12) $ 59,480,018 (13)
  • Opening Day payrolls compiled by Baseball Prospectus include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on the active 25/26-man roster and injured list. Deferred payments and performance and award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End 40-man roster payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned performance and award bonuses, non-cash compensation, buyouts of unexercised options and cash transactions. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.
  • Year End Competitive Balance Tax payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include average annual value of contracts, earned bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions, buyouts of unexercised options, and health and pension benefits. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Jed Hoyer President, Baseball Operations
5 years (2021-25)

  • Chicago Cubs
    • 5 years (2021-25)
      • promoted by Chicago Cubs to President, Baseball Operations 11/17/20
      • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 11/23/20
    • 5 years (2017-21)
      • signed extension with Chicago Cubs as Executive VP, GM 9/16
    • 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
  • former President, Baseball Operations Theo Epstein
    • 5 years (2017-21)
      • signed extension with Chicago Cubs worth up to $10M annually, plus performance bonuses, 9/16
    • 5 years/$18.5M (2012-16)
      • hired by Chicago Cubs 10/20/11
    • Boston, 2002-11
      • 4 years (2009-12)
        • signed extension with Boston 11/3/08
        • resigned 10/20/11
      • 3 years/$4.5M (2006-08)
        • returned to Boston as Executive VP and General Manager 1/06 after resignation 10/05
      • 3 years (2003-05)
        • promoted by Boston to General Manager 11/02

Carter Hawkins General Manager
2021 –

  • Chicago Cubs
    • 2021 -
      • hired by Chicago Cubs to President, Baseball Operations 10/15/21
    • 5 years (2017-21)
      • signed extension with Chicago Cubs as Executive VP, GM 9/16
    • 2012 -
      • hired by Chicago Cubs as Executive VP/General Manager 10/26/11
  • Cleveland, 2008–21
    • Assistant General Manager, 2017-21
    • Director, Player Development, 2015-16
    • Assistant Director, Player Development, 2010-14
    • advance and pro scouting, 2008-09
  • Senior Vice President, Player Personnel Jason McLeod
  • Vice President, Scouting Dan Kantrovitz
  • Assistant GM Jeff Greenberg
  • Assistant GM Craig Breslow
  • Assistant GM Ehsan Bokhari
  • 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

David Ross Manager
3 years (2020-22), plus 2023 option
2 years (2023-24), plus 2025 option

  • 2 years (2023-24), plus 2025 club option
    • signed extension as manager with Chicago Cubs 3/11/22
  • 3 years (2020-22), plus 2023 club option
    • hired as manager by Chicago Cubs 10/24/19
  • 2002-16
    • catcher with Chicago Cubs, Boston, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, San Diego and LA Dodgers
  • former manager Joe Maddon
    • 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
      • Cubs announced 9/29/19 the club will not re-sign Maddon
  • 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

 

Marcus Stroman rhp
3 years/$71M (2022-24)

  • 3 years/$71M (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/1/21
    • 22:$25M, 23:$25M, 24:$21M
    • Stroman may opt out of contract after 2023 season
    • 2024 salary increases by $2M each with 160 innings pitched in 2022 or 2023
  • 1 year/$18.9M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 11/11/20 (accepted qualifying offer)
  • 1 year/$12M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • opted out of 2020 season, placed on restricted list 8/10/20
    • NY Mets made $18.9M qualifying offer 11/1/20
  • 1 year/$7.4M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 7/28/19 with $2,506,452 remaining on contract. Blue Jays pay Mets $1.5M as part of the deal
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2018)
    • lost arbitration with Toronto 2/15/18 ($6.9M-$6.5M)
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Toronto 2/14/17 ($3.4M-$3.1M)
  • 1 year/$515,900 (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$514,700 (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/4/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (1-22) (Duke)
  • $1.8M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Klutch Sports
  • ML service: 7.026

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/$565,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$496,500 (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/21/11
  • 1 year/$400,000 (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
  • ML service: 12.000

Kyle Hendricks rhp
4 years/$55.5M (2020-23), plus 2024 option

  • 4 years/$55.5M (2020-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 3/26/19
    • 20:$12M, 21:$14M, 22:$14M, 23:$14M, 24:$16M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • 2024 option guaranteed with top 3 finish in 2020 Cy Young vote
    • salaries may increase up to $3M based on top 10 finishes in annual Cy Young vote
  • 1 year/$7.405M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.175M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$760,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year/$541,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (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) 
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 7.081

Wade Miley lhp
2 years/$15M (2020-21), plus 2022

  • 2 years/$15M (2020-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/16/19
    • 20:$6M, 21:$8M, 22:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 140, 150, 160, 170 innings pitched. $100,000 each for 180, 190, 200 IP.
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Cincinnati 11/5/21
    • Chicago Cubs exercised 2022 option 11/7/21
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2019)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/31/19
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 starts. $100,000 each for 25, 35, 45, 55, 60 relief appearances
  • 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)
    • $500,000 signing bonus
    • 15:$3.5M, 16:$6M, 17:$8.75M, 18:$12M club option ($500,000 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/$523,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Arizona 12/12/14
  • 1 year/$500,500 (2013)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$481,000 (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, $877,000 signing bonus
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 10.025

Willson Contreras c
1 year/$9.625M (2022)

  • 1 year/$9.625M (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 6/9/22 (avoided arbitration, $10.25M-$9M)
  • 1 year/$6.65M (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$684,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
  • 1 year/$604,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$554,500 (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: 5.108

Seiya Suzuki of
5 years/$85M (2022-26)

  • 5 years/$85M (2022-26)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/17/22
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 22:$7M, 23:$17M, 24:$20M, 25:$18M, 26:$18M
    • full no-trade protection
    • Cubs paid additional posting fee of $14.625M to Hiroshima of Japan
  • 2013-21
    • Hiroshima Carp of Japan
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 0.000

Ian Happ cf
1 year/$6.85M (2022)

  • 1 year/$6.85M (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2021)
    • won arbitration with Chicago Cubs 2/19/21 ($4.1M-$3.25M)
  • 1 year/$624,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • 1 year/$603,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
  • 1 year/$570,000 (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
  • ML service: 4.036

Yan Gomes c
2 years/$13M (2022-23), plus 2024 option

  • 2 years/$13M (2022-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/1/21
    • 22:$6M, 23:$6M, 24:$6M club option ($1M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 81, 91, 101, 111 games started at catcher
  • 2 years/$10M (2020-21)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/19
    • 20:$4M, 21:$6M
    • award bonuses
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 7/30/21
  • 6 years/$23M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 3/30/14, replacing 1-year, $0.513M deal signed 3/10/14
    • $500,000 signing bonus
    • 14:$550,000, 15:$1M, 16:$2.5M, 17:$4.5M, 18:$5.95M, 19:$7M, 20:$9M club option ($1M buyout), 21:$11M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Cleveland 11/30/18
    • Washington declined 2020 option 11/2/19
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 5/17/12
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 11/3/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (10-310) (Tennessee / Barry University, Fla.)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 9.083

Drew Smyly lhp
1 year/$5.25M (2022), plus 2023 option

  • 1 year/$5.25M (2022), plus 2023 club option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/18/22
    • 22:$4.25M, 23: club option ($1M buyout)
    • may earn additional $2.5M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$11M (2021)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/16/20
  • 1 year/$4M (2020)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/16/20
    • roster bonuses: $250,000 for 130 days on active roster
    • performance bonuses based on games started: $250,000 each for 12, 14, 16, 18 GS. $300,000 each for 20, 22, 24, 26, 28 GS.
    • performance bonuses as reliever: $250,000 each for 25, 35 games finished. $125,000 each for 45, 50, 55, 60 GF.
  • 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
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago Cubs 11/2/18
    • DFA by Texas 6/21/19, released 6/25/19
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/1/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Milwaukee 7/21/19 (exercised right to opt out)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 7/21/19 (due pro-rated portion of $555,000 Major League minimum, or $211,855)
  • 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/$520,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/14
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 7/31/14 (Price deal)
  • 1 year/$498,000 (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: 9.143

Andrelton Simmons ss
1 year/$4M (2022)

  • 1 year/$4M (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/11/22
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 each for 400, 450, 500, 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$10.5M (2021)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/26/21
  • 7 years/$58M (2014-20)
    • signed extension with Atlanta 2/20/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$1M, 15:$3M, 16:$6M, 17:$8M, 18:$11M, 19:$13M, 20:$15M
    • at signing, largest AAV for player with 1-plus year of service
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Atlanta 11/12/15
    • opted out of remainder of 2020 season 9/22/20
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 6/1/12
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (2-70) (Western Oklahoma State JC)
  • $522,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 9.122

David Bote 2b
5 years/$15M (2020-24), plus 2025 and 2026 options

  • 5 years/$15M (2020-24), plus 2025 and 2026 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 4/3/19
    • $50,000 signing bonus, paid within 30 days of contract approval
    • 20:$950,000, 21:$1M, 22:$2.5M, 23:$4M, 24:$5.5M, 25:$7M club option ($1M buyout), 26:$7.6M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 1 year/$561,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
  • 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.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 3.100

Sean Newcomb lhp
1 year/$900,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$900,00 (2022)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 4/20/22 after being DFA by Atlanta 4/19/22
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/13/22, sent outright to Triple-A 6/20/22
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/4/22
  • 1 year/$600,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/21
  • 1 year/$593,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/20
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/10/17
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Angels 11/12/15
  • drafted by LA Angels 2014 (1-15) (Hartford)
  • $2.5184M signing bonus ($2.4756M slot)
  • agent: Klutch Sports
  • ML service: 3.121

Steven Brault lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/21/22 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may earn additional $400,000 in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract 7/1/22 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/16/22
  • 1 year/$2.05M (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 11/29/21
  • 1 year/$590,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/20
  • 1 year/$574,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/19
  • 1 year/$557,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 7/5/16
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Baltimore 7/5/16
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (11-339) (Regis University, Colo.)
  • agent: Warner Cos.
  • ML service: 4.085

Alec Mills rhp
1 year/$741,250 (2022)

  • 1 year/$741,250 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year/$600,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year/$569,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 2/8/17 after being DFA by Kansas City 2/8/17
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2012 (22-673) (Tennessee-Martin)
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 2.097

Rafael Ortega cf
1 year/$738,500 (2022)

  • 1 year/$738,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/21/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/26/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/10/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/18/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 8/13/19
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/15/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/10/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A 10/12/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/6/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$525,000 (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/1/15 (split contract paying salary of $175,000 in minors)
    • DFA by LA Angels 11/11/16, sent outright to Triple-A 11/17/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 1/6/14 after being DFA by Texas 12/30/13
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • DFA by St. Louis 9/8/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Colorado 11/27/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/30/12
  • signed by Colorado 1/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.145

Codi Heuer rhp
1 year/$734,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$734,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year/$585,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/21
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/30/21 with $204,436 remaining on contract
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/23/20
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2018 (6-168) (Wichita State)
  • $260,000 signing bonus ($290,200 slot)
  • ML service: 2.000

Patrick Wisdom 1b
1 year/$730,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$730,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/4/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/25/21
  • 1 year/$600,000 (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/19 (split contract paying $150,000 in minors)
    • DFA by Seattle 8/10/20, released 8/14/20
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 8/23/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/26/20
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/27/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/28/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
    • DFA by Texas 7/6/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/11/18
    • acquired by Texas in trade from St. Louis 12/11/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (1s-52) (St. Mary’s, Calif.)
  • $678,790 signing bonus ($969,700 slot)
  • agent: Apex
  • ML service: 1.058

Rowan Wick rhp
1 year/$724,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$724,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year/$593,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year/$571,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • claimed off waivers by San Diego on 2/16/18 after being DFA by   St. Louis 2/14/18
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A 3/29/18
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/31/18
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Diego 11/20/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/18/16
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (9-300) (Cypress JC, Calif.)
  • $75,000 signing bonus ($125,000 slot)
  • ML service: 2.114

Nico Hoerner 2b
1 year/$720,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$720,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year/$565,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/9/19
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2018 (1-24) (Stanford)
  • $2.724M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.014

Adbert Alzolay rhp
1 year/$718,250 (2022)

  • 1 year/$718,250 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year/$573,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
  • 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: 1.050

Brad Wieck lhp
1 year/$717,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$717,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year/$571,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Diego 7/31/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/17
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from NY Mets 6/13/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2014 (7-205) (Oklahoma City College)
  • $100,000 signing bonus ($190,600 slot)
  • ML service: 2.085

Nick Madrigal 2b
1 year/$716,500 (2022)

  • 1 year/$716,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year/$584,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/21
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/30/21 with $204,086 remaining on contract
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/31/20
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2018 (1-4) (Oregon State)
  • $6.4114M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.164

Michael Hermosillo of
1 year/$707,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$707,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/1/21 (split contract, $180,000 in minors) (Major League salary renegotiated 3/23/22)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/2/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/17/21
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 11/30/21
  • 1 year/$566,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/20
    • DFA by LA Angels 8/23/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 8/28/20
  • 1 year/$556,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 11/20/17
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/18
  • drafted by LA Angels 2013 (28-847) (Ottawa HS, Ill.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.064

Keegan Thompson rhp
1 year/$706,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$706,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/20
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2017 (3-105) (Auburn)
  • $511,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.131

Frank Schwindel 1b
1 year/$705,500 (2022)

  • 1 year/$705,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/29/21
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 7/18/21 after being DFA by Oakland 7/16/21
  • 2020
    • Detroit
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 3/27/19
    • DFA by Kansas City 5/14/19, released 5/18/21
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 5/28/21 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (18-534) (St. John’s)
  • ML service: 0.094

Justin Steele lhp
1 year/$705,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$705,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/18
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2014 (4-139) (George County HS, Lucedale, Miss.)
  • $1M signing bonus ($359,900 slot)
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 0.143

Michael Rucker rhp
1 year/$702,500 (2022)

  • 1 year/$702,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • selected by Baltimore from Chicago Cubs in Rule 5 draft 12/12/20
    • returned by Baltimore to Chicago Cubs 3/6/20
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2016 (11-344) (BYU)
  • $180,000 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.066

Alfonso Rivas 1b
1 year/$701,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$701,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/28/21
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 1/13/20
  • drafted by Oakland 2018 (4-113) (Arizona)
  • $446,500 signing bonus ($493,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.037

Ethan Roberts rhp
1 year/$700,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2018 (4-128) (Tennessee Tech)
  • $130,000 signing bonus ($426,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Miguel Amaya c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 7/7/15 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Alexander Canario of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 11/20/20
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/21
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Francisco 7/30/21
  • signed by San Francisco 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $60,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Kervin Castro rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/22
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 8/2/22 after being DFA by San Francisco 8/1/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 11/20/20
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/21
  • signed by San Francisco 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.028

Narciso Crook of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/30/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/20 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (23-705) (Gloucester County JC, N.J.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Matt Dermody lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/27/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/4/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/23/20 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs to pursue opportunity in Japan
    • signed for 2021 by Seibu Lions of Japan 1/20/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 8/6/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/6/20
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/7/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/9/20 (elected free agency 9/28/20)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
    • DFA by Toronto 3/21/18, sent outright to Triple-A 3/24/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by 9/2/16
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (28-835) (Norwalk HS, Iowa)
  • ML service: 0.104

Anderson Espinoza rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/21
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Diego 7/30/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/18/16
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Boston 7/14/16
  • signed by Boston 7/2/14 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.000

P.J. Higgins c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/22/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/19/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/5/21 (elected free agency)
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2015 (12-353) (Old Dominion)
  • $110,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.138

Brandon Hughes lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/17/22
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2017 (16-495) (Michigan State)
  • ML service: 0.000

Caleb Kilian rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/4/22
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Francisco 7/30/21
  • drafted by San Francisco 2019 (8-236) (Texas Tech)
  • $397,500 signing bonus ($176,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Mark Leiter rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/16/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/23/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$549,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
    • claimed off waivers by Toronto 9/1/18 after being DFA by Philadelphia 8/28/18
    • DFA by Toronto 11/26/18, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/18/17
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2013 (22-661) (New Jersey Tech)
  • ML service: 1.082

Brailyn Márquez lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/27/20
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 8/23/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $600,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.003

Zach McKinstry 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/22
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from LA Dodgers 7/30/22
  • 1 year/$573,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/19
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/20
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2016 (33-1,001) (Central Michigan)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Northwest Sports
  • ML service: 0.148

Christopher Morel 3b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/20
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 8/23/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $800,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Manuel Rodríguez rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 7/21/16 as a free agent from Mexico
  • signed by Yucatan of Mexico 5/20/14
  • ML service: 0.074

Adrian Sampson rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/17/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/8/22
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 5/13/22 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/10/22
    • DFA by Seattle 5/21/22, sent outright to Triple-A 5/24/22 (refused assignment, elected free agency 5/25/22)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 5/31/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/16/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 5/10/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/18/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/5/21
  • 2020
    • signed by Lotte Giants of Korea 11/19
    • $339,700 signing bonus, $500,000 salary
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/4/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/1/19
    • released by Texas 11/25/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/4/18
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/18
  • claimed by Texas off waivers from Seattle 11/2/16
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/15
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2012 (5-166) (Bellevue JC, Wash.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($252,100 slot)
  • ML service: 2.009

Erich Uelmen rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/17/22
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2017 (4-135) (Cal Poly)
  • $382,300 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Nelson Velazquez of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2017 (5-165) (P.J. Education HS, P.R.)
  • $400,000 signing bonus ($285,800 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Alexander Vizcaíno rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/20
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/21
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Yankees 7/29/21
  • signed by NY Yankees 5/18/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

 

Minor-league contracts

Kevin Alcantara of
2022

  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Yankees 7/29/21
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/12/18 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Owen Caissie of
2022

  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Diego 12/29/20
  • drafted by San Diego 2020 (2-45) (Notre Dame Catholic SS, Brampton, Ont.)
  • $1,200,004 signing bonus ($1,650,200 slot)
  • ML service:

Pete Crow-Armstrong of
2022

  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Mets 7/30/21 (Baez deal)
  • drafted by NY Mets 2020 (1-19) (Harvard-Westlake HS, Studio City, Calif.)
  • $3.359M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Brennen Davis of
2022

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2018 (2-62) (Basha HS, Chandler, Ari.)
  • $1.1M signing bonus ($1.0609M slot)
  • ML service:

Greg Deichmann of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 4/16/22, sent outright to Triple-A 4/22/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/21
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 7/26/21
  • drafted by Oakland 2017 (2-43) (LSU)
  • $1.7M signing bonus ($1,597,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.019

Raynel Espinal rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/5/22 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Francisco 7/30/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Boston 8/30/21
    • returned by Boston to Triple-A 8/31/21
  • selected by Boston from NY Yankees 12/12/19 in minor-league phase of Rule 5 draft
  • signed by NY Yankees 9/27/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.001

Luke Farrell rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 4/18/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/17/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/20/21
    • returned to Alternate Site by Minnesota 4/24/21
    • recalled by Minnesota 5/19/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/7/21
    • elected free agency 10/15/21
  • 1 year/$567,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/30/20
  • 1 year/$558,000 (2019)
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from LA Angels 1/4/19
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 9/3/18 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/1/18
    • DFA by LA Angels 12/21/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 7/1/17
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 7/28/17 after being DFA by Kansas City 7/24/17
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from LA Dodgers 8/9/17
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Cincinnati 10/4/17
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (6-174) (Northwestern)
  • $75,000 signing bonus ($252,500 slot)
  • ML service: 2.108

Kohl Franklin rhp
2022

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2018 (6-188) (Broken Arrow HS, Okla.)
  • $540,000 signing bonus ($245,600 slot)
  • ML service:

Clint Jackson Frazier cf
1 year/$1.5M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/30/21
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each 200, 250 plate appearances. $75,000 each 300, 350, 400, 450 PA. $100,000 for 500 PA.
    • roster bonuses based on days spent on active Major League roster: $100,000 each for 30, 60, 90, 120, 150 days
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/10/22, sent outright to Triple-A 6/17/22
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by NY Yankees 11/19/21, released 11/23/21
  • 1 year/$588,100 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/20
  • 1 year/$563,300 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/8/19 ($222,711 in minors)
  • 1 year/$559,200 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18 ($135,943 in minors)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/4/16
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/3/16 (A Miller deal)
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (1-5) (Loganville HS, Ga.)
  • signed 6/14/13, $3.5M signing bonus ($3.787M slot)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 3.149

Robel Garcia 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/21/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$580,500 (2021)
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 2/3/21 after being DFA by NY Mets 2/1/21
    • claimed by Houston off waivers 2/27/21 after being DFA by LA Angels 2/25/21
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
    • DFA by Houston 9/14/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 7/26/20 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/23/20
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Cincinnati 10/26/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/3/19
  • 2014: released by Cleveland 3/28/14
  • signed by Cleveland 2/2/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.013

Trent Giambrone 2b
2022

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/29/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/5/21
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2016 25-764) (Delta State, Miss.)
  • ML service: 0.005

Stephen Gonsalves lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/7/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/22/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 8/31/21
    • returned by Boston to Triple-A 9/13/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 7/25/20 after being DFA by NY Mets 7/23/20
    • DFA by Boston 8/19/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 8/26/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Minnesota 11/4/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (4-110) (Cathedral Catholic HS, San Diego)
  • $700,000 signing bonus ($468,200 slot)
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service: 0.056

Robert Gsellman rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/17/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/3/22
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 11/30/21
  • 1 year/$1.225M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$7.4M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$582,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year/$562,375 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year/$541,750 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/15
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (13-402) (Westchester HS, Los Angeles)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 5.042

Cristian Hernandez ss
2022

  • signed by Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3M signing bonus
  • ML service:

D.J. Herz lhp
2022

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2019 (8-252) (Sanford HS, Fayetteville, N.C.)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($162,700 slot)
  • ML service:

John Hicks c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/31/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/12/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/29/21
    • DFA by Texas 7/23/21, sent outright to Triple-A 7/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/29/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$567,100 (2019)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year/$551,300 (2018)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 12/2/15 after being DFA by Seattle 11/23/15
    • signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
    • claimed by Detroit off waivers from Minnesota 4/23/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • drafted by Seattle 2011 (4-123) (Virginia)
  • $240,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.033

Jonathan Holder rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$750,000 (2020)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/16/20 (non-guaranteed)
    • may earn additional $150,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$750,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$508,300 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/8/19 ($262,947 in minors)
  • 1 year/$553,850 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18 ($M in minors)
  • 1 year/$536,875 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/16
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2014 (6-182) (Mississippi State)
  • $170,000 signing bonus ($237,600 slot)
  • ML service: 4.124

Ed Howard ss
2022

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2020 (1-16) (Mount Carmel HS, Chicago)
  • $3.7455M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Ryan Jensen rhp
2022

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2019 (1-27) (Fresno State)
  • $2M signing bonus ($2,570,100 slot)
  • ML service:

Kevin McCarthy rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/1/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/22/20 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Boston 8/22/21
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 9/7/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$607,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/12/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 10/30/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$578,250 (2019)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/19
  • 1 year/$554,250 (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/6/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (16-474) (Marist)
  • ML service: 3.003

Conner Menez lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/9/22
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/4/22, sent outright to Triple-A 6/6/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/21
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/4/21, sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/21
    • selected by Chicago Cubs from San Francisco in minor-league portion of Rule 5 draft 12/8/21
  • 1 year/$566,625 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/21/19
  • drafted by San Francisco 2016 (14-425) (The Master’s University, Calif.)
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.113

Chase Strumpf 2b
2022

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2019 (2-64) (UCLA)
  • $1.0503M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Matt Swarmer rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/30/22
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/16/22
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2016 (19-584) (Kutztown University, Pa.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Riley Thompson rhp
2022

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2018 (11-338) (Louisville)
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Hayden Wesneski rhp
2022

  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Yankees 8/1/22
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2019 (6-195) (Sam Houston State)
  • $217,500 signing bonus ($241,000 slot)
  • ML service:

Jordan Wicks lhp
2022

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2021 (1-21) (Kansas State)
  • $3,132,300 signing bonus (slot)
  • ML service: