Cincinnati Reds

Service time in years & days (through 2020 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 $1.085 billion in April, 2021.

REDS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2021 $122,277,155 (17) $                    (   ) $129,115,845 (17)
2020 $ 55,446,457 (16) $  57,693,627 (15) $165,513,650 (17)
2019 $126,673,214 (15) $135,364,998 (15) $150,543,649 (15)
2018 $101,337,500 (22) $101,177,169 (24) $111,594,229 (25)
2017 $ 95,375,786 (25) $ 99,951,375 (24) $108,415,573 (25)
2016 $ 89,871,228 (25) $ 91,874,487 (26) $101,320,745 (28)
2015 $115,373,953 (16) $118,858,360 (17) $142,347,016 (14)
2014 $114,170,439 (11) $115,358,029 (12) $141,424,382 (11)
2013 $106,855,533 (13) $116,137,930 (13) $132,787,186 (12)
2012 $ 87,826,167 (18) $ 88,106,393 (20) $118,770,061 (12)
2011 $ 80,826,667 (20) $ 81,621,587 (19)
2010 $ 76,151,500 (18) $ 82,451,340 (19)
2009 $ 73,558,500 (22) $ 72,693,206 (24)
2008 $ 74,117,695 (19) $ 82,886,440 (16)
2007 $ 68,904,980 (22) $ 73,072,635 (19)
2006 $ 60,909,519 (21) $ 63,697,573 (22)
2005 $ 61,892,583 (17) $ 49,501,275 (23)
2004 $ 46,615,250 (23) $ 46,264,032 (24)
2003 $ 59,355,667 (17) $ 65,083,196 (19)
2002 $ 45,050,390 (23) $ 46,310,698 (23)
2001 $ 48,986,000 (21) $ 43,964,870 (24)
2000 $ 44,200,000 (22) $ 42,317,800 (22)
  • 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

Nick Krall VP and General Manager
2018 -

  • 2018 -
    • promoted to Vice President and General Manager by Cincinnati 5/10/18
    • duties expanded to head of Baseball Operations 10/19/20
  • 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
  • VP, Player Development Shawn Pender
  • former President of Baseball Operations & GM Dick Williams
    • 2018 -
      • relinquished general manager title 5/10/18, retaining role as President of Baseball Operations
      • resigned 10/7/20
    • 3 years (2016-18)
      • promoted to General Manager by Cincinnati 11/4/15
      • added title of President of Baseball Operations 12/28/16
  • 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/$525,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$437,500 (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/28/09 (split contract, $0.234M in minors)
  • 1 year/$390,000 (2008)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/29/08 (split contract, $64,400 in minors)
  • 1 year/$380,000 (2007)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/25/07 (split contract, $60,000 in minors)
  • 1 year/$327,000 (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: 13.027

Nick Castellanos rf
4 years/$64M (2020-23), plus 2024 option

  • 4 years/$64M (2020-23), plus 2024 mutual option
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/27/20
    • 20:$16M, 21:$14M, 22:$16M, 23:$16M, 24:$20M mutual option ($2M buyout)
    • Castellanos may opt out of contract after 2020 and 2021 seasons
    • $18M in salary is deferred:
      • $6M in 2020, paid $2M each 1/15/21, 2/1/21 and 1/15/22
      • $4M in 2021, paid $2M each 1/15/22 and 1/15/23
      • $4M in 2022, paid $2M each 1/15/23 and 1/15/24
      • $4M in 2023, paid $2M each 1/15/24 and 1/15/25
    • award bonuses: $250,000 for MVP ($200,000 for second in MVP vote, $150,000 for third). $100,000 for Gold Glove. $75,000 each for All Star, Silver Slugger.
  • 1 year/$9.95M (2019)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Detroit 7/31/19 with $3,209,677 remaining on contract (as part of the trade, Tigers pay Cubs $350,000)
  • 1 year/$6.05M (2018)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3M (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/15/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 500 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$536,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/25/16
  • 1 year/$525,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/1/13
  • drafted by Detroit 2010 (1s-44) (Bishop McCarthy HS, Southwest Ranches, Fla.)
  • $3.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously SportsMeter)
  • ML service: 7.029

Mike Moustakas 2b
4 years/$64M (2020-23), plus 2024 option

  • 4 years/$64M (2020-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/5/19
    • 20:$12M, 21:$14M, 22:$16M, 23:$18M, 24:$20M club option ($4M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $250,000 for MVP ($200,000 for second place in MVP vote, $150,000 for third). $100,000 for Gold Glove. $75,000 each for All Star, Silver Slugger
    • Moustakas to donate 1 percent of annual base salary to club charity
  • 1 year/$10M (2019), plus 2020 mutual option
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/20/19
    • 19:$7M, 20:$11M mutual option ($3M buyout)
    • award bonuses:
      • $100,000 for MVP ($75,000 for second in vote, $50,000 third)
      • $50,000 each for All Star, Silver Slugger, Hank Aaron award, Comeback POY, WS MVP
      • $25,000 each for Gold Glove, LCS MVP
    • Moustakas declined 2020 option 11/1/19
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2018), plus 2019 mutual option
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/9/18
    • 18:$5.5M, 19:$15M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • 2018 performance bonuses: $200,000 each for 225, 250, 275, 300, 325, 350 plate appearances. $250,000 each 375, 400, 425, 450 PA
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Kansas City 7/27/18 with $2,922,043 remaining on contract ($1,922,043 in 2018 salary and $1M for 2019 buyout) (Moustakas also is on pace to earn additional $2.2M in performance bonuses)
    • Milwaukee declined 2019 option 10/30/18
  • 2 years/$14.3M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 2/11/16 (avoided arbitration, $7M-$4.2M)
    • 16:$5.6M, 17:$8.7M
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from Kansas City 11/6/17
  • 1 year/$2.64M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/3/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.1M-$1.85M)
    • performance bonuses: $10,000 for 550 plate appearances
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$549,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$524,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$487,250 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 6/10/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2007 (1-2) (Chatsworth HS, Calif.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $4M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 9.111

Sonny Gray rhp
3 years/$30.5M (2020-22), plus 2023 option

  • 3 years/$30.5M (2020-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 1/21/19 as condition of trade from NY Yankees
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 20:$10M, 21:$10M, 22:$10M, 23:$12M club option
    • annual performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 150, 160, 170, 180, 190 innings pitched
    • award bonuses
    • assignment bonus: $1M with each trade
    • 2020-23 salaries increase $2M for each first-place finish in Cy Young vote, $1M for each second- or third-place Cy Young finish, $750,000 for each fourth- or fifth-place Cy Young finish, $500,000 for each sixth- through 10th-place Cy Young finish (met, 2019)
    • 2020-23 salaries increase $2M for each first-place finish in MVP vote, $1M for each second- or third-place MVP finish, $750,000 for each fourth- or fifth-place MVP finish, $200,000 for each All Star selection (met, 2019)
    • 2023 option increases $100,000 for each 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 200 innings pitched in 2022
    • 2020-23 salaries increased $700,000 each for 2019 All Star selection and seventh-place finish in 2019 Cy Young vote
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.575M (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Oakland 7/31/17 with $1,211,202 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$527,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year/$502,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/11/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (1-18) (Vanderbilt)
  • $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Bo McKinnis
  • ML service: 7.061

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/$595,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (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: 6.061

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

  • 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.
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2019)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/31/19
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 starts. $0.1M 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: 9.025

Shogo Akiyama cf
3 years/$21M (2020-22)

  • 3 years/$21M (2020-22)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/8/20
    • 20:$6M, 21:$7M, 22:$8M
    • may not be sent to minors without his consent
    • assignment bonus: $1M, to be paid by acquiring club
    • award bonuses:

      • $250,000 for MVP or Rookie of the Year ($200,000 for second place in either vote, $150,000 for third-fifth place)
      • $100,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
    • perks: one-time moving allowance, round-trip business class airline tickets from Japan to US, team-provided interpreter, personal trainer, English lessons for Akiyama and family
  • 2011-19
    • Seibu Lions of Japan
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 1.000

Michael Lorenzen rhp-of
1 year/$4.4375M (2021)

  • 1 year/$4.4375M (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.725M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3125M (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$516,500 (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)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 5.159

Luis Castillo rhp
1 year/$4.2M (2021)

  • 1 year/$4.2M (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$663,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 1 year/$557,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (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
  • agent: Republik Sports
  • ML service: 3.101

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 ($500,000 buyout)
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$517,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (10-299) (Brownsburg HS, Ind.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Steve Rath, Ballengee Group (previously Beverly Hills Sports) 
  • ML service: 6.075

Jesse Winker of
1 year/$3.15M (2021)

  • 1 year/$3.15M (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$605,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 1 year/$580,000 (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 2012 (1s-49) (Olympia HS, Orlando)
  • $1M signing bonus ($1.0259M slot)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.080

Tyler Mahle rhp
1 year/$2.2M (2021)

  • 1 year/$2.2M (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$609,793 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 1 year/$570,000 (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 8/27/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (7-225) (Westminster HS, Calif.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($160,500 slot)
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 3.018

Sean Doolittle lhp
1 year/$1.5M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/2/21
  • 5 years/$10.5M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Oakland 4/21/14
    • replaced 1 year/$0.505M deal signed 3/14
    • 14:$600,000, 15:$750,000, 16:$1.55M, 17:$2.6M, 18:$4.35M, 19:$6M club option ($500,000 buyout), 20:$6.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on 2015-17 games finished
    • salaries increase if Doolittle is arbitration-eligible after 2014 season: 15:$1.4M, 16:$2.45M 17:$3.65M, 18:$5M
    • 2020 becomes mutual option with 100 games finished in 2018-19
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 with trade
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 7/16/17
    • Washington exercised 2019 option 10/29/18
    • Washington exercised 2020 option 11/2/19
  • 1 year/$492,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • drafted by Oakland 2007 (1s-41) (Virginia)
  • signed 6/19/07, $742,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Jason Cook
  • ML service: 8.122

Amir Garrett lhp
1 year/$1.5M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$595,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 1 year/$567,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (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
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.099

Tyler Naquin of
1 year/$1.5M (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/18/21 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 3/29/21
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Cleveland 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$574,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/19
  • 1 year/$564,800 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year/$564,800 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2012 (1-15) (Texas A&M)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($2.25M slot)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 4.033

Kyle Farmer c
1 year/$640,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$640,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/2/20 (split contract with salary of $175,000 in minors)
  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$557,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 12/21/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/18/16
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2013 (8-244) (Georgia)
  • $40,000 signing bonus ($153,600 slot)
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports
  • ML service: 2.129

Luke Sims rhp
1 year/$598,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$598,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year/$577,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 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: 2.014

Carson Fulmer rhp
1 year/$587,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$587,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 3/14/21 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 3/7/21
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/20
    • claimed by Detroit off waivers 7/25/20 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 7/23/20
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 8/24/20 after being DFA by Detroit 8/20/20
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 9/5/20 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 9/2/20
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Baltimore 9/21/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year/$552,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/15/16
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2015 (1-8) (Vanderbilt)
  • $3.4706M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Icon Sports
  • ML service: 2.035

Jeff Hoffman rhp
1 year/$585,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$585,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/20
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Colorado 11/25/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/20/16
  • acquired by Colorado in trade from Toronto 7/27/15 (Tulowitzki deal)
  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (1-9) (East Carolina)
  • $3.0808M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.105

Sal Romano rhp
1 year/$583,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$583,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • DFA by Cincinnati 2/6/20, sent outright to Triple-A 2/11/20
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/13/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (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.)
  • $450,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 1.167

Tejay Antone rhp
1 year/$580,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$580,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2014 (5-155) (Weatherford College, Texas)
  • $308,400 signing bonus (slot)
  • agent: Warner Cos.
  • ML service: 1.000

Nick Senzel of-3b
1 year/$580,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$580,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/3/19
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2016 (1-2) (Tennessee)
  • $6.2M signing bonus ($7.7629M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 1.150

Aristides Aquino rf
1 year/$579,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$579,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/10/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/1/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 11/30/18
  • 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
  • $110,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Rep 1
  • ML service: 1.005

Jose De Leon rhp
1 year/$573,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$573,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 1 year/$558,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Tampa Bay 11/20/19
  • 1 year/$545,600 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 1/2/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/4/16
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2013 (24-724) (Southern University)
  • $914,600 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.060

Alex Blandino ss
1 year/$573,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$573,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year/$566,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 1 year/$557,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 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: 1.108

Cionel Perez lhp
1 year/$572,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$572,500 (2021)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Houston 1/23/21
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • signed by Houston 12/9/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.010

Beau Taylor c
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/21
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 4/3/21 after being DFA by Cleveland 3/27/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/6/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/28/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/13/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/8/19
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 8/16/19 after being DFA by Oakland 8/14/19
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 9/10/10 after being DFA by Toronto 9/7/19
    • DFA by Oakland 9/24/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/28/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/1/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/5/18
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (5-166) (Central Florida)
  • $147,600 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Ballplayers Agency
  • ML service: 0.168

Brandon Bailey rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Houston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • selected by Baltimore from Houston in Rule 5 draft 12/12/19
    • returned by Baltimore to Houston 3/6/20
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/19
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Oakland 11/20/17
  • drafted by Oakland 2016 (6-172) (Gonzaga)
  • $298,000 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.064

Jonathan India 3b
1 year/$570,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$570,500 (2021)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 3/21
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2018 (1-5) (Florida)
  • $5.2975M signing bonus ($5.9464M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Stephenson c
1 year/$570,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$570,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2015 (1-11) (Kennesaw Mountain HS, Ga.)
  • $3.1416M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 0.056

Phillip Diehl lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/21
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 4/14/21 after being DFA by Colorado 4/10/21
  • 1 year/$565,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from NY Yankees 3/23/19
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/9/19
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2016 (27-818) (Louisiana Tech)
  • ML service: 0.144

Jose Garcia ss
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/26/20
  • signed by Cincinnati 6/8/17 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.092

Vladimir Gutierrez rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • signed by Cincinnati 9/7/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $4.75M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Scott Heineman rf
1 year/$595,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$595,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 12/3/20
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade 12/16/20 after being DFA by Texas 12/11/20
  • 1 year/$565,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (11-318) (Oregon)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.116

Ryan Hendrix rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2016 (5-138) (Texas A&M)
  • $410,000 signing bonus ($413,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Riley O’Brien rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Tampa Bay 8/28/20
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2017 (8-229) (Idaho)
  • $7,500 signing bonus ($170,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Mark Payton of
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • selected by Cincinnati from Oakland in Rule 5 draft 12/12/19
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
    • returned by Cincinnati to Oakland 7/21/20
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Oakland 8/7/20
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/22/20
  • selected by Oakland from NY Yankees in minor-league phase of Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2014 (7-212) (Texas)
  • $45,000 signing bonus ($178,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.031

Hector Perez rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Toronto 1/22/21
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/30/18
  • signed by Houston 7/7/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Rep 1
  • ML service: 0.006

Tony Santillan rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/19
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2015 (2-49) (Seguin HS, Arlington, Texas)
  • $1.35M signing bonus ($1.2278M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Max Schrock 2b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 2/10/21 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 2/5/21
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 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

Jared Solomon rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2017 (11-317) (Lackawanna JC, Pa.)
  • $207,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Art Warren rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade 1/6/21 after being DFA by Texas 12/26/20
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Seattle 10/21/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/10/19
  • drafted by Seattle 2015 (23-695) (Ashland, Ohio)
  • agent: KHG Sports
  • ML service: 0.023

 

Minor leagues

R.J. Alainz rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/11/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/15/20
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 12/2/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/15/18 (minor-league contract)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Seattle 5/31/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 12/9/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 2017
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/3/15 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Houston 8/14/09 (Juarez-Lincoln HS, LaJoya, Texas)
  • ML service: 0.065

Cam Bedrosian rhp
1 year/$1.5M (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/16/21 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 3/29/21
    • DFA by Cincinnati 4/17/21, sent outright to Alternate Site 4/19/21
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/9/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 10/30/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/17
  • 1 year/$510,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/3/14
  • drafted by LA Angels 2010 (1-29) (East Coweta HS, Sharpsburg, Ga.)
  • $1.116M signing bonus
  • ML service: 5.153

Chelsor Cuthbert 3b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/8/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/19/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $950,000 in majors)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/23/20
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 7/27/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 7/29/20
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 8/19/20
  • 1 year/$850,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 11/29/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Kansas City 1/4/19, sent outright to Triple-A 1/10/19
    • contract selected by Kansas City 5/31/19
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$573,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18
  • 1 year/$552,250 (2017)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/17
  • 1 year/$509,425 (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
  • signed by Kansas City 2009 as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • $1.35M signing bonus
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 4.019

Nicky Delmonico 1b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/23/20
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 8/28/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/1/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
    • released by Chicago White Sox 6/10/19
  • 1 year/$553,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/1/17
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by Milwaukee 2/6/15
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Baltimore 7/23/13
  • drafted by Baltimore 2011 (Farragut HS, Knoxville, Tenn.)
  • $1.525M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.134

Brandon Finnegan lhp
2021

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
    • DFA by Cincinnati 3/28/19, sent outright to Triple-A 4/2/19
  • 1 year/$577,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$567,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$511,500 (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

Mike Freeman 2b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/4/21 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Cleveland 3/12/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/23/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 10/31/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/20/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/16/19
    • DFA by Cleveland 12/19/19, sent outright to Triple-A 12/23/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/25/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/22/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • DFA by Seattle 3/1/17, sent outright to Triple-A 3/6/17
    • contract selected by Seattle 4/11/17
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers from Seattle 5/26/17
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 8/4/17 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 8/6/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/17
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 10/26/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Arizona 7/17/16
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 8/1/16 after being DFA by Arizona 7/30/16
  • drafted by Arizona 2010 (11-331) (Clemson)
  • ML service: 2.111

Edgar Garcia rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/23/20
    • DFA by Cincinnati 4/1/21, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 4/3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/20
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 8/18/20 after being DFA by Philadelphia 8/13/20
    • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/19
  • signed by Philadelphia 5/29/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $30,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.145

Hunter Greene rhp
2021

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

Heath Hembree rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/3/21 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors, $200,000 in minors
    • may earn additional $650,000 in performances bonuses based on games pitched 25-50
    • released by Cleveland 3/21/21
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 3/22/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.6125M (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Boston 8/21/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/30/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.3125M (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/21/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$581,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/18
  • 1 year/$547,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$509,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Francisco 7/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/3/13
  • drafted by San Francisco 2010 (5-168) (College of Charleston)
  • $185,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 5.106

Austin Hendrick of
2021

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2020 (1-12) (West Allegheny HS, Imperial, Pa.)
  • $4M signing bonus ($4.3664M slot)
  • ML service:

Rece Hinds 3b
2021

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2019 (2-49) (IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.)
  • $1,797,500 signing bonus ($1,507,600 slot)
  • ML service:

Joel Kuhnel rhp
2021

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/15/19
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/26/20
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2016 (11-318) (Texas-Arlington)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.065

Nick Lodolo lhp
2021

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2019 (1-7) (TCU)
  • $5,432,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Josh Osich lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/21/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$850,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/4/19 (split contract)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Boston 8/31/20
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/30/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 10/2/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 2/20/19 after being DFA by San Francisco 2/12/19
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 3/11/19 after being DFA by Baltimore 3/8/19
    • claimed by Boston off waivers from Chicago White Sox 10/31/19
    • non-tendered by Boston 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$558,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/17
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/3/15
  • drafted by San Francisco 2011 (6-207) (Oregon State)
  • $450,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 4.114

Lyon Richardson rhp
2021

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2018 (2-47) (Jensen Beach HS, Fla.)
  • $1.9975M signing bonus ($1.5203M slot)
  • ML service:

Alfredo Rodriguez ss
2021

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

Braden Shipley rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/10/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/16/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $600,000 in majors
    • released by Kansas City 8/31/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Arizona (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 11/20/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Arizona 7/25/16
  • drafted by Arizona 2013 (1-15) (Nevada)
  • $2.25M signing bonus ($2.4345M slot)
  • ML service: 0.128 (through 2019)

Mike Siani of
2021

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2018 (4-109) (Penn Charter HS, Philadelphia)
  • $2M signing bonus ($512,800 slot)
  • ML service:

Dwight Smith Jr. lf
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/8/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
    • sent outright to Alternate Training Site by Baltimore after being DFA 8/22/20
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2019)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 3/8/19 after being DFA by Toronto 3/5/19
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/18/17
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (1s-53) (McIntosh HS, Ga.)
  • $800,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.013

Bo Takahashi rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/18/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/19
  • signed by Arizona 12/23/13 as an amateur free agent from Brazil
  • ML service: 0.002