Chicago Cubs

Service time in years & days (through 2020 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 $3.2 billion in April, 2020.

CUBS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26/30 Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
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
  • Senior Vice President, Player Personnel Jason McLeod
  • Vice President, Scouting Dan Kantrovitz
  • Assistant GM Randy Bush
  • Assistant GM Jeff Greenberg
  • Assistant GM Craig Breslow
  • 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
  • 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 option

  • 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

 

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 (left Career Sports Management 5/11)
  • ML service: 11.000

Kris Bryant 3b
1 year/$19.5M (2021)

  • 1 year/$19.5M (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$18.6M (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$12.9M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$10.85M (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/$652,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/17/15
    • salary of $507,500 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: 5.171

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/$498,000 contract signed 3/4/13
    • $2M signing bonus ($0.25M due on approval, $1.75M due 1/15/14)
    • 13:$750,000, 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 (met)
    • 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
    • Chicago Cubs exercised 2020 option at $16.5M 11/3/19
    • Chicago Cubs exercised 2021 option at $16.5M 10/30/20
  • 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.)
  • $325,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 8.168

Craig Kimbrel rhp
3 years/$43M (2019-21), plus 2022 option

  • 3 years/$43M (2019-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 6/6/19
    • 19:$16,173,913 (pro-rated for final 115 days of season: $10M), 20:$16M, 21:$16M, 22:$16M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2022 option is guaranteed 1) with 110 games finished in 2021-22 combined, including 55 GF in 2021, and 2) if Kimbrel does not suffer a non-temporary injury
    • buyout increases by $1M each with 53 GF in 2020, 2021
    • full no-trade protection for 2019
    • limited no-trade protection for 2020 (may block deals to 8 clubs, which Kimbrel must designate by 10/31/19)
  • 4 years/$42M (2014-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Atlanta 2/16/14 (avoided arbitration, $9M-$6.55M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$7M, 15:9M, 16:$11M, 17:$13M, 18:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • may earn additional $3.5M in performance bonuses
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Atlanta 4/5/15
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 11/13/15
    • Boston exercised 2018 option 11/2/17
    • Boston made $17.9M qualifying offer 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$0.655M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.59M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/5/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2008 (3-96) (Wallace St CC, Ala.)
  • signed 6/08, $0.391M signing bonus
  • agent: David Meter
  • ML service: 9.161

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 Group
  • ML service: 6.081

Javier Baez 2b
1 year/$11.65M (2021)

  • 1 year/$11.65M (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$10M (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.2M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$657,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$609,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year/$512,000 (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: 5.089

Zach Davies rhp
1 year/$8.63M (2021)

  • 1 year/$8.63M (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Diego 12/29/20
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Milwaukee 11/27/19
  • 1 year/$572,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year/$546,200 (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/1/15
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Baltimore 7/31/15
  • drafted by Baltimore 2011 (26-785) (Mesquite HS, Gilbert, Ari.)
  • $575,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 5.020

Willson Contreras c
1 year/$6.65M (2021)

  • 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: 4.108

Ian Happ cf
2021

  • 2021
    • arbitration-eligible ($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 Sports
  • ML service: 3.036

Austin Romine c
1 year/$1.5M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/22/21
  • 1 year/$4.15M (2020)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/12/19
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$805,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$556,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$554,100 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • DFA by NY Yankees 4/4/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/8/15
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/1/15
  • 1 year/$524,800 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$482,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 9/11/11
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2007 (2-94) (El Toro HS, Calif.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $500,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Moye Sports
  • ML service: 7.045

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: Scott Bronstein, Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 2.100

Daniel Winkler rhp
1 year/$900,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$900,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 40, 45 games pitched. $75,000 each for 50, 55 games. $100,000 each for 60, 65 games. $150,000 for 70 games
  • 1 year/$750,000 (2020)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/6/19 (split contract, $200,000 in minors)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 30, 35 games pitched. $75,000 each for 40, 45 games. $100,000 each for 50, 55 games. $150,000 each for 60, 65 games.
  • 1 year/$1.61M (2019)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Atlanta 7/31/19
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/1/19, sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/19
  • 1 year/$610,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$544,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
  • 1 year/$508,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • selected by Atlanta from Colorado in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
  • drafted by Colorado 2011 (20-618) (Central Florida)
  • ML service: 5.063

Kyle Ryan lhp
1 year/$800,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$800,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • salary of $250,000 in minors
    • performance bonuses based on games pitched: $25,000 each for 40, 45 games. $50,000 each for 50, 55, 60 games
  • 1 year/$975,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/28/18
    • split contract paying $180,000 in minors
    • roster bonus: salary increases to $700,000 with one day on active Major League roster, not including disabled list
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/25/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$546,400 (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/2/17
  • 1 year/$509,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/5/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (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.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.139

Jonathan Holder rhp
1 year/$750,000 (2021)

  • 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: 3.124

Phillip Ervin of
1 year/$573,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$573,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 9/3/20 after being DFA by Cincinnati 8/28/20
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 12/22/20 after being DFA by Seattle 12/16/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (1-27) (Samford)
  • $1.8124M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Michael Moye
  • ML service: 2.115

Ildemaro Vargas ss
1 year/$572,600 (2020)

  • 1 year/$572,600 (2020)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/20
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade 8/11/20 after being DFA by Arizona 8/6/20
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 9/5/20 after being DFA by Minnesota 9/2/20
  • 1 year/$557,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/20/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/8/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by St. Louis 3/28/15
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 5/26/15 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by St. Louis 6/26/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 2.028

Rowan Wick rhp
1 year/$571,500 (2020)

  • 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: 1.114

Robert Stock rhp
1 year/$564,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$564,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/20
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 7/27/20 after being DFA by Philadelphia 7/23/20
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 12/2/20 after being DFA by Boston 11/25/20
  • 1 year/$559,900 (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from San Diego 10/30/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 11/27/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 6/24/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/9/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 2016: New Jersey of independent Can-Am League
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by St. Louis 12/20/14
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 3/9/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Houston 3/31/15
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 5/4/15 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by St. Louis 2009 (2-67) (USC)
  • $525,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.123

Brad Wieck lhp
1 year/$571,500 (2020)

  • 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: 1.125

Alec Mills rhp
1 year/$569,500 (2020)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 1.097

Dillon Maples rhp
1 year/$568,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$568,500 (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)
    • 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: 0.136

James Norwood rhp
1 year/$566,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$566,000 (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 7/8/18
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2014 (7-199) (Saint Louis)
  • $175,000 signing bonus ($201,900 slot)
  • ML service: 1.070

Nico Hoerner 2b
1 year/$565,000 (2020)

  • 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: 1.021

Duane Underwood rhp
1 year/$565,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$565,000 (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)
    • 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: 1.044

Jason Adam rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/14/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/16/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/17/18 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City 3/17/19
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/1/19
    • non-tendered by Toronto 12/2/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 5/4/18
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 11/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Diego 8/24/17
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 8/24/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 2015-16)
    • injured, did not play
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Kansas City 8/11/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (5-149) (Blue Valley Northwest HS, Kan.)
  • $800,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.081

Cory Abbott rhp
2021

  • 2021
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2017 (2-67) (Loyola Marymount)
  • $901,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Adbert Alzolay rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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: 0.050

Miguel Amaya c
1 year (2020)

  • 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

Gray Fenter rhp
2021

  • 2021
    • selected by Chicago Cubs from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/20
  • drafted by Baltimore 2015 (7-223) (West Memphis HS, Ark.)
  • $1M signing bonus ($178,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Brailyn Marquez lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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

Tyson Miller rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2016 (4-134) (California Baptist)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($429,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.006

Christopher Morel 3b
2021

  • 2021
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • 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 Rodriguez rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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: 0.008

Max Schrock 2b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/5/20
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from St. Louis 10/30/20
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Oakland 12/14/17
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 8/24/16
  • drafted by Washington 2015 (13-404) (South Carolina)
  • $500,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.075

Justin Steele lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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: 0.011

Keegan Thompson rhp
2021

  • 2021
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2017 (3-105) (Auburn)
  • $511,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

 

Minor-league contracts

James Bourque rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/18/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$564,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 10/13/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/19/18
    • re-signed by Washington 3/19
  • drafted by Washington 2014 (14-424) (Michigan)
  • ML service: 0.102

Rex Brothers lhp
1 year/$900,000 (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/22/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $900,000 in majors)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/23/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/30/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/17/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 12/1/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • split contract with salary of $0.45M in minors
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 4/25/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 2/3/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/29/17
  • 1 year/$1.42M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/11/16 (due 30 days’ pay, or $232,786)
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 11/25/15 after being DFA by Colorado 11/20/15
  • 1 year/$502,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year/$491,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 6/4/11
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (1s-34) (Lipscomb)
  • $969,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 4.163

Brennen Davis of
2021

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

Matt Duffy 3b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/21/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • may earn additional $500,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/30/20 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
    • released by Texas 6/27/20
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 6/28/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.675M (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/11/19
    • performance bonuses: $5,000 each for 200, 250, 300, 350, 400 plate appearances
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 11/20/19, released 11/22/19
  • 1 year/$930,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$545,300 (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year/$537,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Francisco 8/1/16
  • 1 year/$509,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/1/14
  • drafted by San Francisco 2012 (18-568) (Long Beach State)
  • agent: TWC Sports
  • ML service: 5.059

Kohl Franklin rhp
2021

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

Ethan Hearn c
2020

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2019 (6-92) (Mobile Christian HS, Ala.)
  • $950,000 signing bonus ($247,000 slot)
  • ML service:

Michael Hermosillo of
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/2/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 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: 1.016

Ed Howard ss
2021

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

Danny Hultzen lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/22/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/9/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/7/19
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/1/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 2017
    • injured, did not play
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle (minor-league contract)
  • 5 years/$8.5M (2011-15)
    • signed Major League contract with Seattle 8/16/1
    • $6.35M signing bonus
    • performance bonuses could bring contract’s total value to $10.6M
    • DFA by Seattle 11/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/15
  • drafted by Seattle 2011 (1-2) (Virginia)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 0.023 (through 2019)

Ryan Jensen rhp
2021

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

Jake Jewell rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/21/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 2020
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers 1/13/20 after being DFA by LA Angels 1/6/20
    • DFA by San Francisco 1/21/20, sent outright to Triple-A 1/24/20
  • 1 year (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 2014 (5-140) (Northeastern Oklahoma A&M)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($326,800 slot)
  • ML service: 0.151

Alex Lange rhp
2020

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

Brendon Little lhp
2020

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

Jose Lobaton c
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers (minor-league contract)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 7/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/10/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Seattle 8/9/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/13/18
    • DFA by NY Mets 5/19/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/21/18
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/1/18
    • DFA by NY Mets 6/12/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/18
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/8/18
  • 1 year/$1.575M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 12/1/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 200 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$1,387,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$950,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Tampa Bay 2/13/14
  • 1 year/$496,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$481,500 (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/20/08
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 6/9/09
    • contract purchased by San Diego 7/5/09
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 7/30/09 after being DFA by San Diego 7/28/09
  • signed by San Diego 2002 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Athletes X
  • ML service: 7.041 (through 2018)

Trevor Megill rhp
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • selected by Chicago Cubs from San Diego in Rule 5 draft 12/12/19
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
    • sent outright to extended training camp by Chicago Cubs 7/17/20
  • drafted by San Diego 2015 (7-207) (Loyola Marymount)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($203,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2019)

Ian Miller cf
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/21/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/23/20
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/31/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Seattle 8/9/19o
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/1/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/28/19
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (14-417) (Wagner)
  • ML service: 0.029 (through 2019)

Shelby Miller rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/18/21 (minor-league contract with salary $875,000 in majors)
    • may earn additional $600,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/27/20 (minor-league contract)
    • opted out of 2020 season, placed on restricted list 8/3/20
  • 1 year/$2M (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/9/19
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 60, 70, 80, 90, 100 innings pitched. $150,000 each for 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170 IP. $200,000 for 180 IP.
    • roster bonuses: $150,000 for 60 days on active Major League roster. $250,000 each 90, 120 days. $300,000 each 150, 180 days
    • DFA by Texas 7/1/19, released 7/4/19
  • 1 year/$4.9M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Arizona 2/1/18 ($4.9M-$4.7M)
    • non-tendered by Arizona 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$4.7M (2017)
    • lost arbitration with Arizona 2/3/17 ($5.1M-$4.7M)
  • 1 year/$4.35M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Atlanta 12/8/15
  • 1 year/$521,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from St. Louis 11/17/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 9/4//12
  • drafted by St. Louis 2009 (1-19) (Brownwood HS, Texas)
  • $2.875M signing bonus
  • agent: Roc Nation Sports
  • ML service: 6.093

Adam Morgan lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/3/21 (minor-league contract with salary of $900,000 in majors)
  • 1 year/$1.575M (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/30/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 11/4/19 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$559,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year/$539,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2011 (3-120) (Alabama)
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 5.017

Tyler Olson lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/17/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $650,000 in majors)
  • 1 year/$560,900 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$548,300 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/21/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 1/12/16 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 1/6/16
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers 6/14/16 after being DFA by NY Yankees 6/7/16
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 7/9/16 after being DFA by Kansas City 7/5/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 8/14/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • contract selected by Seattle 4/5/15
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 12/18/15 after being DFA by Seattle 12/16/15
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (7-207) (Gonzaga)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($183,800 slot)
  • agent: Ballplayers Agency
  • ML service: 2.114 (through 2019)

Rafael Ortega cf
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/21/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 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: 1.014

C.D. Pelham lhp
2020

  • 2020
    • sent outright to Triple-A 1/24/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 11/27/19 after being DFA by Texas 11/20/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/4/18
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (33-978) (Spartanburg Methodist JC, S.C.)
  • ML service: 0.027 (through 2019)

Cole Roederer of
2020

  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2018 (2-77) (Hart HS, Santa Clarita, Calif.)
  • $1.2M signing bonus ($775,100 slot)
  • ML service:

Chase Strumpf 2b
2021

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

Riley Thompson rhp
2021

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

Patrick Wisdom 1b
1 year/$600,000 (2020)

  • 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: 0.071 (through 2019)