Cincinnati Reds

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

Robert Castellini Chief Executive Officer
2005 -

  • Robert Castellini, 2005 -
    • A group led by Cincinnati produce wholesaler Robert Castellini purchased controlling interest (about 70 percent) in the Reds in November, 2005. The purchase was based on an enterprise value of the franchise of about $270M. Carl Lindner retained a minority ownership stake.
  • Carl Lindner, 1999-2005
    • Cincinnati businessman and investor Carl Lindner, a Reds minority shareholder, gained controlling interest in the club when he purchased Marge Schott’s stake for $67M in 1999.
  • Marge Schott, 1984-99
    • Cincinnati auto dealer Marge Schott purchased a minority ownership stake in the team for $1.1M in 1981. She purchased a controlling interest for $11M in 1984.
  • William and James Williams, 1981-84
    • A group led by insurance executives William and James Williams bought the Reds for $16.5M in 1981. Previous owner Louis Nippert retained a minority stake. The 11 limited partners also included Carl Lindner and Marge Schott.
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.01 billion in April, 2018.
REDS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $101,337,500 $ ()
2017 $ 95,375,786 $108,415,573 (25)
2016 $ 89,871,228 $101,320,745 (28)
2015 $115,373,953 $118,858,360 (17)
2014 $114,170,439 $115,358,029 (12)
2013 $106,855,533 $116,137,930 (13)
2012 $ 87,826,167 $ 88,106,393 (20)
2011 $ 80,826,667 $ 81,621,857 (19)
2010 $ 76,151,500 $ 82,451,340 (19)
2009 $ 73,558,500 $ 72,693,206 (24)
2008 $ 74,117,695 $ 82,886,440 (16)
2007 $ 68,904,980 $ 73,072,635 (19)
2006 $ 60,909,519 $ 63,697,573 (22)
2005 $ 61,892,583 $ 49,501,275 (23)
2004 $ 46,615,250 $ 46,264,032 (24)
2003 $ 59,355,667 $ 65,083,196 (19)
2002 $ 45,050,390 $ 46,310,698 (23)
2001 $ 48,986,000 $ 43,964,870 (24)
2000 $ 44,200,000 $ 42,317,800 (22)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Dick Williams President of Baseball Operations
2018 -

  • 2018 -
    • relinquished general manager title 5/10/18, retaining role as President of Baseball Operations 
  • 3 years (2016-18)
    • promoted to General Manager by Cincinnati 11/4/15
    • added title of President of Baseball Operations 12/28/16
  • 2006-15, Cincinnati
    • Director of Baseball Business Operations, VP of Baseball Operations, VP and Assistant GM (2015)

Nick Krall Vice President and General Manager
2018 -

  • 2018 -
    • promoted to General Manager by Cincinnati 5/10/18
  • 2003-18, Cincinnati
    • Assistant Director of Baseball Operations (2013), Senior Director of Baseball Operations (2014), Assistant GM (2015-18)
  • VP & Assistant General Manager Sam Grossman
  • VP, Player Personnel Chris Buckley
  • Senior Director, Player Personnel Jeff Graupe
  • Executive Advisor to the CEO Walt Jocketty
    • 2 years (2017-18)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati as GM 11/15 (to serve in advisory role after 2016 season)
    • 2 years (2015-16)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati as GM 9/26/14
    • 3 years (2012-14)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati as GM 9/23/11
    • 4 years (2008-11)
      • hired by Cincinnati as President & CEO 4/22/08 (promoted from special advisor), replacing Wayne Krivsky (hired 10/1994)
    • 3 years (2005-07), plus 2008 option
      • signed extension as General Manager with St. Louis 2/05
      • annual salaries of about $1M
      • St. Louis exercised 2008 option 9/06
      • fired by St. Louis 10/3/07 (originally hired 10/1994)

David Bell Manager 
3 years (2019-21), plus 2022 option

  • 3 years (2019-21), plus 2022 club option
    • hired as manager by Cincinnati 10/22/18, replacing Jim Riggleman, who served as interim manager from 4/19/18 to end of 2018 season
  • San Francisco, 2017: VP, Player Development
  • St. Louis, 2014-16: assistant hitting coach and bench coach
  • Chicago Cubs, 2013: third-base coach
  • Cincinnati, 2009-12: minor-league manager
  • former manager Bryan Price
    • 1 year (2017), plus 2018 option
      • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/1/16
      • Cincinnati exercised 2018 option 9/17
      • fired by Cincinnati 4/19/18, with Reds promoting bench coach Jim Riggleman to interim manager for remainder of season
    • 3 years (2014-16)
      • promoted from pitching coach to manager by Cincinnati 10/22/13, replacing Dusty Baker
  • former manager Dusty Baker
    • 2 years (2013-14)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/15/12
      • annual salaries of about $3.5M
      • fired by Cincinnati 10/4/13
    • 2 years (2011-12)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/4/10
    • 3 years/about $10.5M (2008-10)
      • hired by Cincinnati 10/12/07, replacing interim manager Pete Mackanin, who served in interim role 7/2/07 – 9/30/07
      • annual salaries of about $3.5M

Joey Votto 1b
10 years/$225M (2014-23), plus 2024 option

  • 10 years/$225M (2014-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 4/3/12
    • 14:$12M, 15:$14M, 16:$20M, 17:$22M, 18-23:$25M annually, 24:$20M club option ($7M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $75,000 for All-Star selection
    • full no-trade clause
  • 3 years/$38M (2011-13)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 1/17/11
    • $6M signing bonus ($2.5M on signing, $1.5M in 2012, $2M in 2013)
    • 11:$5.5M, 12:$9.5M, 13:$17M
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/28/09 (split contract, $0.234M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/29/08 (split contract, $64,400 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/25/07 (split contract, $60,000 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/05
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/06 (split contract)
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2002 (2-44) (Richview Collegiate Institute, Toronto)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Dan Lozano, MVP Sports
  • ML service: 11.027

Homer Bailey rhp
6 years/$105M (2014-19), plus 2020 option

  • 6 years/$105M (2014-19), plus 2020 mutual option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 2/19/14 (avoided arbitration, $11.6M-$8.7M)
    • 14:$9M, 15:$10M, 16:$18M, 17:$19M, 18:$21M, 19:$23M, 20:$25M mutual option ($5M buyout)
    • in-season payments: 14:$3M, 15:$4M, 16:$11M, 17:$12M, 18:$14M, 19:$15M, with balance of each salary deferred until November each year
    • if traded, annual salaries to be paid in-season
  • 1 year/$5.35M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/16/13 (avoided arbitration, $5.8M-$4.75M)
  • 1 year/$2.425M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 162, 170, 180 innings
  • 1 year/$0.441M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4005M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/2/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/29/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 6/8/07
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2004 (1-7) (LaGrange HS, Tex.)
  • $2.3M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 10.017

Scooter Gennett 2b
1 year/$5.7M (2018)

  • 1 year/$5.7M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Cincinnati 2/17/18 ($5.7M-$5.1M)
  • 1 year/$2.525M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Milwaukee 3/28/17
  • 1 year/$0.5181M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.516M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/26/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (16-496) (Sarasota HS, Fla.)
  • $0.26M signing bonus
  • agent: Troy Caradonna, ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 5.071

Raisel Iglesias rhp
7 years/$27M (2014-20)

  • 7 years (2014-20)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent from Cuba 6/27/14
    • $5M signing bonus ($1.5M at signing, $1M each Nov. 15 2014-15, $1.5M on Nov. 15, 2016)
    • 14:$0.5M, 15:$1M, 16:$2.5M, 17:$3.5M, 18:$4.5M, 19:$5M, 20:$5M
    • may opt out and file for arbitration once he is eligible
    • will not opt in to arbitration for 2018 season
  • agent: Magnus Sports (previously Octagon, Bart Hernandez)
  • ML service: 3.154

Billy Hamilton cf
1 year/$4.6M (2018)

  • 1 year/$4.6M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.625M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.57M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/2/13
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (2-57) (Taylorsville HS, Miss.)
  • $0.6236M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 5.028

Tucker Barnhart c
4 years/$16M (2018-21), plus 2022 option

  • 4 years/$16M (2018-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 9/22/17
    • $1.75M signing bonus
    • 18:$4M, 19:$2.5M, 20:$3.5M, 21:$3.75M, 22:$7.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (10-299) (Brownsburg HS, Ind.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Steve Rath, Ballengee Group (previously Beverly Hills Sports) 
  • ML service: 4.075

Eugenio Suarez 3b
7 years/$66M (2018-24), plus 2025 option

  • 7 years/$66M (2018)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 3/16/18, replacing 2/6/18 agreement (lost arbitration, $4.2M-$3.75M)
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 18:$2.25M, 19:$7M, 20:$9.25M, 21:$10.5M, 22:$11M, 23:$11M, 24:$11M, 25:$15M club option ($2M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.595M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/17/14
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Detroit 12/11/14
  • signed by Detroit 2008 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 4.061

David Hernandez rhp
2 years/$5M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$5M (2018-19)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/30/18
    • 18:$2.5M, 19:$2.5M
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 for 40 games. $0.1M each for 45, 50, 55, 60 games. $0.15M each for 65, 70 games. $0.125M each for 30, 35 games finished.
    • award bonus: $50,000 for Hoffman/Rivera reliever of the year
    • Hernandez to donate 1% of salary to club charity
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/14/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • released by San Francisco 3/24/17
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/26/17 (minor-league contract paying $0.85M in majors)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Atlanta, contract selected 4/24/17
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from LA Angels 7/31/17 with $287,978 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2016)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/9/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 12/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$3.5M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Arizona 6/24/12
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 13:$1.25M, 14:$2M
  • 1 year/$0.499M (2012)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4235M (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4025M (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Baltimore 12/6/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 11/18/08
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09 ($32,500 in minors)
  • drafted by Baltimore 2005 (16-483) (Cosumnes River JC)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Jason Hoffman
  • ML service: 9.084

Jared Hughes rhp
2 years/$4.5M (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$4.5M (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/26/17
    • 18:$2.125M, 19:$2.125M, 20:$3M club option ($0.25M club option)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games. $75,000 each for 55, 60 games
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/12/17 (1 yr/$2.825M, avoided arbitration)
    • released by Pittsburgh 3/30/17 (due 45 days’ salary, $694,672)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 4/2/17 (1 yr/$0.95M)
    • additional $0.25M in performances bonuses for games pitched
    • non-tendered by Milwaukee 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$2.175M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.5045M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/6/11
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2006 (4-110) (Long Beach State)
  • $0.305M signing bonus
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 6.162

Michael Lorenzen rhp
1 year/$1.3125M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.3125M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5165M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/29/15
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (1s-38) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1.4705M slot)
  • ML service: 3.159

Anthony DeSclafani rhp
1 year/$0.86M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.86M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.585M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Miami 5/14/14
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Miami 12/11/14
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/19/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (6-199) (Florida)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 4.062

Scott Schebler of
1 year/$0.58M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.58M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/14
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 12/16/15
  • drafted by LA Dodgers (26-802) (Des Moines Area CC)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.132

Brandon Finnegan lhp
1 year/$0.5775M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5775M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.567M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Kansas City 7/26/15 (Reds to pay undisclosed amount to cover a portion of $3,825,136 remaining on Cueto’s contract for 2015)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/1/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2014 (1-17) (LSU)
  • $2.2006M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.150

Jose Peraza 2b
1 year/$0.57M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.57M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 7/30/15
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 12/16/15
  • signed by Atlanta 2010 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.35M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.141

Wandy Peralta lhp
1 year/$0.5575M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5575M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/2/16
  • signed by Cincinnati 8/17/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 2.010

Luis Castillo rhp
1 year/$0.555M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.555M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/18/16
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Miami 1/18/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • acquired by Miami in trade from San Diego 8/1/16 (Cashner deal partly reversed after MLB found Padres failed to make full medical disclosure)
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Miami 7/29/16 (Cashner deal)
  • acquired by Miami in trade from San Francisco 12/20/14
  • signed by San Francisco 12/23/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.101

Amir Garrett lhp
1 year/$0.5475M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/14
    • signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2011 (22-685) (Henderson Int’l School, Nev.)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.099

Cody Reed lhp
1 year/$0.5475M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.537M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 6/18/16
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Kansas City 7/26/15
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (1s-46) (Northwest Mississippi CC)
  • $1.1985M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports 
  • ML service: 1.067

Phillip Ervin of
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (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: 0.162

Tyler Mahle rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/27/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (7-225) (Westminster HS, Calif.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus ($0.1605M slot)
  • ML service: 1.018

Sal Romano rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2011 (23-715) (Southington HS, Conn.)
  • $0.45M signing bonus 
  • ML service: 1.081

Jackson Stephens rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (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 2012 (18-562) (Oxford HS, Ala.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Jesse Winker of
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (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 2012 (1s-49) (Olympia HS, Orlando)
  • $1M signing bonus ($1.0259M slot)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 1.080

Aristides Aquino of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • signed by Cincinnati 1/18/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.009

Alex Blandino ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2014 (1-29) (Stanford)
  • $1.788M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.000

Curt Casali c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Angels 1/16/18
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/18/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 3/20/18
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Tampa Bay 5/31/18
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 6/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/6/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$0.5136M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/18/14
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 3/25/13
  • drafted by Detroit 2011 (10-317) (Vanderbilt)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 2.151

Matt Bowman rhp
1 year/$0.5659M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5659M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from St. Louis 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$0.5466M (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • selected by St. Louis from NY Mets in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (13-410) (Princeton)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.102

Juan Graterol c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/18
    • DFA by LA Angels 4/4/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/7/18
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/4/18
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/19/18, released 6/24/18
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 6/28/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/22/18
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Minnesota 10/10/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 1/19/17 after being DFA by Arizona 1/13/17
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from LA Angels 1/23/17
    • re-signed Toronto 3/17
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 4/18/17 after being DFA by Toronto 4/14/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/12/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/18/16
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 11/28/16 after being DFA by LA Angels 11/22/16
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers from Cincinnati 12/23/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/10/14 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Kansas City 9/6/05 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.051

Shed Long 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (12-375) (Jacksonville HS, Ala.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jose Lopez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2014 (6-185) (Seton Hall)
  • $85,000 signing bonus ($0.2309M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Keury Mella rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from San Francisco 7/30/15
  • signed by San Francisco 9/9/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.275M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.065

Tanner Rainey rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/10/18
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2015 (2-71) (West Alabama)
  • $432,950 signing bonus ($0.8659M slot)
  • ML service: 0.023

Jesus Reyes rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • signed by Cincinnati 8/28/14 as an amateur free agent (Advanced Software Analysis JC, N.Y.)
  • ML service: 0.027

Luke Sims rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Atlanta 7/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
  • drafted by Atlanta 2012 (1-21) (Brookwood HS, Snellville, Ga.)
  • $1.65M signing bonus ($1.825M slot)
  • agent: Jamie Murphy, TWC
  • ML service: 0.110

Jose Siri of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • signed by Cincinnati 9/21/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Robert Stephenson rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2011 (1-27) (Alhambra HS, Martinez, Calif.)
  • $2M signing bonus 
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 1.049

Blake Trahan ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/1/18
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2015 (3-84) (Louisiana-Lafayette)
  • $0.7089M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.030

Matt Wisler rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Atlanta 7/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/19/15
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 4/5/15
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (7-233) (Byran HS, Ohio)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe and Karon
  • ML service: 2.042

Minor leagues

Barrett Astin rhp
2018

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
    • DFA by Cincinnati 9/12/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/18/17
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Milwaukee 9/10/14
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2013 (3-90) (Arkansas)
  • $0.5843M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2016)

Kyle Crockett lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 6/21/18
    • DFA by Cincinnati 7/27/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 11/27/17 after being DFA by Cleveland 11/20/17
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 12/1/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5109M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/16/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (4-111) (Virginia)
  • $0.4636M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.160 (through 2017)

Rookie Davis rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 8/27/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from NY Yankees 12/28/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2011 (14-449) (Dixon HS, Holly Ridge, N.C.)
  • $0.55M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.065 (through 2017)

Taylor Featherston 2b-ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/15/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Minnesota 6/19/18
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 7/25/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Philadelphia 6/9/17
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 8/28/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/30/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade 2/10/16 after being DFA by LA Angels 2/5/16
    • signed by Philadelphia 3/16
    • DFA by Philadelphia 9/10/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/12/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • selected by Chicago Cubs from Colorado in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/11/1
    • signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • drafted by Colorado 2011 (5-168) (TCU)
  • $0.1449M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 1.067 (through 2017)

Hunter Greene rhp
2018

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2017 (1-2) (Notre Dame HS, Sherman Oaks, Calif.)
  • $7.23M signing bonus ($7.1932 slot)
  • ML service:

Vladimir Gutierrez rhp
2018

  • signed by Cincinnati 9/7/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $4.75M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Dilson Herrera 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 3/13/18
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/6/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from NY Mets 8/1/16 (J. Bruce deal)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/29/14
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 8/27/13
  • signed by Pittsburgh 7/29/10 as a free agent from Colombia
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 1.034

Jonathan India 3b
2018

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2018 (1-5) (Florida)
  • $5.2975M signing bonus ($5.9464M slot)
  • ML service:

Joe Mantiply lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/3/16
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Detroit 11/8/16
    • DFA by NY Yankees 11/18/16, released 11/23/16
  • drafted by Detroit 2013 (27-816) (Virginia Tech)
  • ML service: 0.030 (through 2017)

Justin Nicolino lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Miami 3/25/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 3/27/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/13/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (2-80) (University HS, Orlando)
  • $0.615M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 1.083 (through 2017)

Alfredo Rodriguez ss
2018

  • signed by Cincinnati 7/4/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $7M signing bonus (subject to international bonus pool)
  • ML service:

Ben Rowen rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/20/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/14/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 8/4/16 after being DFA by Toronto 8/1/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/20/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 4/9/15
    • released by Baltimore 7/4/15
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 7/5/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/29/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 8/3/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
    • DFA by Texas 12/16/14, released 12/19/14
  • drafted by Texas 2010 (22-676) (Virginia Tech)
  • ML service: 0.061 (through 2017)

Tony Santillan rhp
2018

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2015 (2-49) (Seguin HS, Arlington, Texas)
  • $1.35M signing bonus ($1.2278M slot)
  • ML service:

Nick Senzel 3b
2018

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2016 (1-2) (Tennessee)
  • $6.2M signing bonus ($7.7629M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service:

Tyler Stephenson c
2018

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2015 (1-11) (Kennesaw Mountain HS, Ga.)
  • $3.1416M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Taylor Trammell rhp
2018

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2016 (1s-35) (Mount Paran Christian HS, Kennesaw, Ga.)
  • $3.2M signing bonus ($1.8372M slot)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service:

Nick Travieso rhp
2018

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/4/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2012 (1-14) (Archbishop McCarthy HS, Southwest Ranches, Fla.)
  • $2M signing bonus ($2.375M slot)
  • agent: Gavin Kahn
  • ML service: 1.000 (through 2017)

Stuart Turner c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
    • DFA by Cincinnati 3/31/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/4/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • selected by Cincinnati from Minnesota in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (3-78) (Mississippi)
  • $0.55M signing bonus ($0.703M slot)
  • ML service: 1.000 (through 2017)

Mason Williams of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/26/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/29/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/6/17
  • 1 year/$0.5097M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (4-145) (West Orange HS, Winter Garden, Fla.)
  • $1.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Bobby Barad
  • ML service: 1.147

Vance Worley rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/9/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/28/17 (minor-league contract, salary of $1M in majors, $1.65M in performance bonuses)
    • released by Washington 3/29/17
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 4/2/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 5/20/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/10/17
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Baltimore 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Pittsburgh 2/10/15 ($2.45M-$2M)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/30/15
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/15/15
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Pittsburgh 10/20/15
  • 1 year/$0.5275M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 3/21/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Minnesota 3/25/14
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/15/14
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Philadelphia 12/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 7/21/10
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2008 (3-102) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 6/08, $0.355M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 5.075 (through 2017)

Daniel Wright rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/26/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/17
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/31/17
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/15/17
    • DFA by LA Angels 9/4/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/7/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/24/16
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 9/4/16 after being DFA by Cincinnati
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (10-315) (Arkansas State)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($0.1353M slot) (college senior)
  • ML service: 0.068 (through 2017)