Cincinnati Reds

Service time in years & days (through 2019 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 $1.05 billion in April, 2019.
REDS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2019 $126,673,214 $000,000,000 (00)
2018 $101,337,500 $111,594,229 (25)
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/$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: 12.027

Trevor Bauer rhp
1 year/$13M (2019)

  • 1 year/$13M (2019)
    • won arbitration case with Cleveland 2/13/19 ($13M-$11M)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Cleveland 7/30/19 with $4,193,548 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$6.525M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Cleveland 2/15/18 ($6.525M-$5.3M)
  • 1 year/$3.55M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.6975M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$1.94M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/16/15
  • 4 years/$4.45M (2011-14)
    • signed Major League contract 7/25/11
    • $3.4M signing bonus
    • 11:$50,000, 12:$333,333, 13:$333,333, 14:$333,334
    • salaries in majors: 11:$414,000, 12:$600,000, 13:$1.325M, 14:$1.575M
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Arizona 12/11/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2011 (1-3) (UCLA)
  • agent: Luba Sports (previously Wasserman Media Group)
  • ML service: 5.158

Kevin Gausman rhp
1 year/$9.35M (2019)

  • 1 year/$9.35M (2019)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Atlanta 8/5/19
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/13/18 (avoided arbitration, $6.225M-$5.3M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 25, 30, 33 starts
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, All-Star
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Baltimore 7/31/18 with $1,836,559 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$3.45M (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/5/17 (avoided arbitration, $3.55M-$3.15M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 30, 33 starts
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$532,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • 1 year/$522,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$502,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/23/13
  • drafted by Baltimore 2012 (1-4) (LSU)
  • $4.32M signing bonus ($4.2M slot)
  • agent: Brodie Scoffield (previously Legacy Agency)
  • ML service: 5.151

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
    • 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
    • 2023 option increases $100,000 for each 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 200 innings pitched in 2022
  • 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: Platinum Sports
  • ML service: 6.061

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: 5.061

Raisel Iglesias rhp
3 years/$24.125M (2019-21)

  • 3 years/$24.125M (2019-21)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 11/21/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • 19:$6M, 20:$9M, 21:$9.125M
    • award bonuses for All-Star selection, Gold Glove, top 3 finish in Cy Young vote, WS MVP, LCS MVP, top 3 finish in Reliever of Year vote
  • 7 years/$27M (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:$500,000, 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: 4.154

Freddy Galvis ss
1 year/$5M (2019), plus 2020 option

  • 1 year/$5M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/29/19
    • 19:$4M, 20:$5.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Toronto 8/12/19
    • Cincinnati exercised 2020 option 10/31/19
  • 1 year/$6.825M (2018)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Philadelphia 12/15/17
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/12/18
  • 1 year/$4.35M (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/13/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$513,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
    • placed on restricted list by Philadelphia 6/19/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • signed by Philadelphia as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 7.021

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: 5.075

Jose Peraza 2b
1 year/$2.775M (2019)

  • 1 year/$2.775M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$540,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (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
  • $350,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.141

Anthony DeSclafani rhp
1 year/$2.125M (2019)

  • 1 year/$2.125M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$860,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$585,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$540,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (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)
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 5.062

Michael Lorenzen rhp-of
1 year/$1.95M (2019)

  • 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: 4.159

Travis Jankowski of
1 year/$1.165M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.165M (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from San Diego 10/31/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
  • 1 year/$544,300 (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • 1 year/$508,800 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/19/15
  • drafted by San Diego 2012 (1s-44) (Stony Brook, N.Y.)
  • $975,000 signing bonus ($1,165,800 slot)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.148

Curt Casali c
1 year/$950,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$950,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/10/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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/$513,600 (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$509,000 (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: 3.151

Scott Schebler of
1 year/$625,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$625,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year/$580,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$540,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (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)
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.170

Jesse Winker of
1 year/$580,000 (2019)

  • 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: 2.080

Tyler Mahle rhp
1 year/$570,000 (2019)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 2.018

Amir Garrett lhp
1 year/$567,500 (2019)

  • 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
  • ML service: 2.099

Robert Stephenson rhp
1 year/$565,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$565,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (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: 2.049

Alex Blandino ss
1 year/$557,500 (2019)

  • 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

Luis Castillo rhp
1 year/$557,500 (2019)

  • 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
  • ML service: 2.101

Kyle Farmer c
1 year/$557,500 (2019)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 1.129

Ruben Alaniz rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/15/18
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Seattle 5/31/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 2017
    • re-signed by Detroit (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/3/15 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Houston as an amateur free agent 8/14/09 (Juarez-Lincoln HS, LaJoya, Texas)
  • ML service: 0.054

Matt Bowman rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year/$565,900 (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from St. Louis 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$546,600 (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (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)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.021

Phillip Ervin of
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 1.115

Jimmy Herget rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2015 (6-175) (South Florida)
  • $276,600 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.041

Joel Kuhnel rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/15/19
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2016 (11-318) (Texas-Arlington)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.046

Brian O’Grady 1b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/5/19
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2014 (8-245) (Rutgers)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($155,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.042

Cody Reed lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$537,000 (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: 1.072

Sal Romano rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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 
  • ML service: 1.125

Nick Senzel of-3b
1 year (2019)

  • 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: Wasserman Media Group (previously Boras Corp.)
  • ML service: 0.150

Luke Sims rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 1.014

Jose Siri of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
  • 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

Joshua D. Smith lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/25/19
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 9/14/19 after being DFA by Cleveland 9/13/19
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Miami 10/16/19
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2012 (25-766) (Wichita State)
  • ML service: 0.041

Josh VanMeter 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/5/19
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from San Diego 12/9/16
  • drafted by San Diego 2013 (5-148) (Norwell HS, Ossian, Ind.)
  • $508,000 signing bonus ($324,500 slot)
  • ML service: 0.123

 

Minor leagues

Aristides Aquino of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/10/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 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
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.009 (through 2018)

Brad Boxberger rhp
1 year/$2.2M (2019)

  • 1 year/$2.2M (2019)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/19
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses based on games (up to 60) and games finished (up to 45)
    • DFA by Kansas City 6/26/19, released 7/1/19
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 7/12/19
    • released by Washington 8/3/19
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 8/6/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.85M (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Arizona 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Tampa Bay 11/30/17
  • 1 year/$519,200 (2016)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$521,400 (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 1/22/14
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$492,300 (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 6/10/12
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cincinnati 12/17/11
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (1s-43) (USC)
  • signed 8/17/09, $857,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 5.109 (through 2018)

Nick Ciuffo c
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/28/19, released 7/1/19
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 7/10/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/4/18
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (1-21) (Lexington HS, S.C.)
  • $1.9722M signing bonus ($1.9747M slot)
  • ML service: 0.028 (through 2018)

Tim Collins lhp
1 year/$850,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$850,000 (2019)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/6/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Minnesota 3/22/19
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/24/19 (split contract, $850,000 in majors)
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/20/19, sent outright to Triple-A 6/22/19
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/23/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A 7/26/19 (elected free agency)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 8/4/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • contract selected by Washington 5/21/18
    • DFA by Washington 7/4/18, sent outright to Triple-A
    • contract selected by Washington 8/14/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/13/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 11/30/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • refused assignment, elected free agency 11/18/16
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$534,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$495,725 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/17/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 3/30/11
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Atlanta 7/31/10
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Toronto 7/14/10
  • signed by Toronto 2007 as a free agent (Worcester Technical HS)
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 6.018 (through 2018)

Christian Colon 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/10/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/16/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/4/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/4/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 5/14/18
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/20/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$564,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/17
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 5/16/17 after being DFA by Kansas City 5/10/17
    • DFA by Miami 6/23/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/27/17
  • 1 year/$518,425 (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16
  • 1 year/$509,525 (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (1-4) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • signed 6/25/10, $2.75M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 2.109

Derek Dietrich lf-2b
1 year/$2M (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/18/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $500,000 in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 3/27/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$2.9M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Miami 11/20/18 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$522,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$501,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Tampa Bay 12/5/12
    • contract purchased by Miami 5/8/13
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (2-72) (Georgia Tech)
  • $457,200 signing bonus
  • agent: All Bases Covered (previously represented by SportsMeter)
  • ML service: 5.151

Stuart Fairchild of
2019

  • drafted by Cincinnati 2017 (2-38) (Wake Forest)
  • $1.8003M signing bonus ($1.8028M slot)
  • ML service:

Brandon Finnegan lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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 (through 2018)

Hunter Greene rhp
2019

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

Justin Grimm rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/3/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cleveland 3/22/19 (exercised opt-out provision)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 3/24/19 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 7/17/19
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2018)
    • 1 year/$2.2M (2018), lost arbitration with Chicago Cubs 2/8/18 ($2.475M-$2.2M)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/16/18 (due 45 days’ pay, $532,258)
    • 1 year/$1.25M (2018), signed by Kansas City as free agent 3/18/18
    • may earn additional $300,000 in performance bonuses
    • released by Kansas City 7/7/18
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/25/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/1/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/31/18
  • 1 year/$1.825M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$531,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$505,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$491,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/22/13 (Matt Garza deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 6/16/12
  • drafted by Texas 2010 (5-166) (Georgia)
  • $825,000 signing bonus
  • agents: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 5.111 (through 2018)

Vladimir Gutierrez rhp
2019

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

Jameson Hannah of
2019

  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Oakland 7/31/19
  • drafted by Oakland 2018 (2-50) (Dallas Baptist)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($1.4142M slot)
  • ML service:

Jonathan India 3b
2019

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

Tyler Jay lhp
2019

  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Minnesota 6/10/19
  • drafted by Minnesota 2015 (1-6) (Illinois)
  • $3.8895M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service:

Sherman Johnson 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/18/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 11/2/18
  • drafted by LA Angels 2012 (14-447) (Florida State)
  • ML service: 0.013 (through 2018)

Felix Jorge rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/16/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
    • DFA by Minnesota 6/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • signed by Minnesota 2/21/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.002 (through 2018)

Nick Lodolo lhp
2019

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

Jose Lopez rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers 2/12/19 after being DFA by Cincinnati 2/11/19
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/19
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 3/28/19 after being DFA by San Francisco 3/24/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 6/2/19
  • 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 ($230,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2018)

Keury Mella rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/4/19
  • 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
  • $275,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.092

Jordan Patterson 1b-rf
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 11/26/18 after being DFA by Colorado 11/20/18
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from NY Mets 11/29/18
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 11/30/18
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/10/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 9/6/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (4-109) (South Alabama)
  • $425,000 signing bonus ($472,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.032 (through 2018)

Rob Refsnyder 2b-lf
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/26/18 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Arizona 4/7/19
  • 1 year/$552,500 (2018)
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Toronto 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay  in trade from Cleveland 3/27/18
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/19/18, sent outright to Triple-A 6/22/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 7/23/17 after being DFA by NY Yankees 7/19/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/11/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (5-187) (Arizona)
  • $205,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 2.021 (through 2018)

Jesus Reyes rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
    • DFA by Cincinnati 7/18/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/23/19
  • 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 (through 2018)

Alfredo Rodriguez ss
2019

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

Tony Santillan rhp
2019

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

Mike Siani of
2019

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

Jackson Stephens rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/4/19
  • 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 (18-562) (Oxford HS, Ala.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Tyler Stephenson c
2019

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

Junichi Tazawa rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/26/19 (minor-league contract)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 40, 45 games. $75,000 each for 50, 55 games. $100,000 each for 60, 65 games.  $75,000 each for 40, 45 games finished. $100,000 for 50 GF. $0.2M for 55 GF. $300,000 for 60 GF
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/23/19
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/26/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $900,000 in majors)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 7/11/19
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 8/11/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 2 years/$12M (2017-18)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/16/16
    • 17:$5M, 18:$7M
    • DFA by Miami 5/18/18, released 5/21/18
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 6/8/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Detroit 7/9/18
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 7/12/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/1/18
  • 1 year/$3.375M (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/20/16 (avoided arbitration, $4.15M-$2.7M)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 70 games
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$815,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
  • 3 years/$3.3M (2009-11)
    • signed by Boston as an amateur free agent from Japan 12/4/08
    • $1.8M signing bonus
    • 09:$450,000, 10:$500,000, 11:$550,000
    • award bonuses
    • perks: 2 round-trip air tickets from Japan to US annually
  • 2005-08
    • Nippon Oil ENEOS, Japanese Industrial League
  • agent: Nez Balelo, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 7.170 (through 2018)

Blake Trahan ss
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/19
    • DFA by Cincinnati 8/5/19, sent outright to Triple-A 8/8/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/1/18
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2015 (3-84) (Louisiana-Lafayette)
  • $708,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.030 (through 2018)

Stuart Turner c
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 4/19/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 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/$535,000 (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)
  • $550,000 signing bonus ($703,000 slot)
  • ML service: 1.000 (through 2017)