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 $1.075 billion in April, 2020.

REDS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26/30 Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2020 $ 55,446,457 (16) $                    (  ) $166,373,698 (15)
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.

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/$17.5M (2020)

  • 1 year/$17.5M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

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: SportsMeter
  • ML service: 6.029

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: 8.111

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: 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

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: 0.000

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: 8.025

Anthony DeSclafani rhp
1 year/$5.975M (2020)

  • 1 year/$5.975M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

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

Archie Bradley rhp
1 year/$4.1M (2020)

  • 1 year/$4.1M (2020)
    • won arbitration with Arizona ($4.1M-$3.625M)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Arizona 8/31/20
  • 1 year/$1.83M (2019)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$581,900 (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/18
  • 1 year/$544,100 (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • contract selected by Arizona 4/4/15
  • drafted by Arizona 2011 (1-7) (Broken Arrow HS, Okla.)
  • $5M signing bonus
  • agent: BBI Sports Group
  • ML service: 4.112

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

Michael Lorenzen rhp-of
1 year/$3.725M (2020)

  • 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: 4.159

Brian Goodwin of
1 year/$2.2M (2020)

  • 1 year/$2.2M (2020)
    • won arbitration with LA Angels 2/19/20 ($2.2M-$1.85M)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Angels 8/31/20
  • 1 year/$583,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/22/19
    • claimed by LA Angels off release waivers 3/27/19 after being released by Kansas City 3/25/19
  • 1 year/$553,900 (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Washington 7/22/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (1s-34) (Miami Dade JC)
  • $3M signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 3.019

Curt Casali c
1 year/$1.4625M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.4625M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Travis Jankowski of
1 year/$1.05M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.05M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Tyler Thornburg rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Cincinnati 12/31/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/14/20
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 11/30/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 45, 50, 55, 60 games
    • released by Boston 7/10/19
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 7/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.05M (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/4/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.05M (2017)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Milwaukee 12/6/16
    • signed by Boston 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/16
  • 1 year/$513,900 (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year/$510,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year/$505,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 6/19/12
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (3-96) (Charleston Southern)
  • $351,900 signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 5.162

Luis Castillo rhp
1 year/$663,500 (2020)

  • 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: 2.101

Tyler Mahle rhp
1 year/$609,793 (2020)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 2.018

Jesse Winker of
1 year/$605,000 (2020)

  • 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: 2.080

Amir Garrett lhp
1 year/$595,000 (2020)

  • 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: 2.099

Robert Stephenson rhp
1 year/$592,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$592,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 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: Apex
  • ML service: 2.049

Luke Sims rhp
1 year/$577,500 (2020)

  • 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: 1.014

Kyle Farmer c
1 year/$571,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • 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)
  • ML service: 1.129

Nick Senzel of-3b
1 year/$570,000 (2020)

  • 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: 0.150

Tejay Antone rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 0.000

R.J. Alainz rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 9/15/20
  • 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: 0.054

Aristides Aquino rf
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.069

Jesse Biddle lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/17/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/25/20
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/19
    • acquired by Seattle in trade 5/20/19 after being DFA by Atlanta 5/15/19
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 6/28/19 after being DFA by Seattle 6/23/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/31/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 2/3/16 after being DFA by Philadelphia 1/29/16
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 3/19/16 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 3/11/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2010 (1-27) (Germantown Friends HS, Philadelphia)
  • signed 6/10/10, $1.16M signing bonus
  • agent: Adam Karon, Sosnick Cobbe and Karon
  • ML service: 2.166

Alex Blandino ss
1 year/$566,000 (2020)

  • 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

Matt Bowman rhp
1 year/$865,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$865,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Jose De Leon rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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: 1.149

Jose Garcia ss
1 year (2020)

  • 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: 0.000

Robel Garcia 2b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 7/26/20 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/23/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/3/19
  • 2014: released by Cleveland 3/28/14
  • signed by Cleveland 2/2/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.058

Ryan Hendrix rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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

Joel Kuhnel rhp
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/15/19
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2016 (11-318) (Texas-Arlington)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.046

Mark Payton of
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 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: 0.000

Sal Romano rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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 
  • ML service: 1.125

Tony Santillan rhp
2020

  • 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

Tyler Stephenson c
1 year (2020)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 0.000

 

Minor leagues

Brandon Barnes lf-cf
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/16/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/22/18 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Cleveland 8/1/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/4/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/1/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/16/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 11/20/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Colorado 7/25/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/1/16
    • released by Colorado 9/10/16
  • 1 year/$517,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$501,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year/$491,700 (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Houston 12/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Houston 8/7/12
  • drafted by Houston 2005 (6-194) (Cypress JC, Calif.)
  • $130,000 signing bonus
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 3.124

D. David Carpenter rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/4/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/31/19
    • DFA by Texas 6/8/19, sent outright to Triple-A 6/10/19
    • contract selected by Texas 8/13/19
    • DFA by Texas 8/19/19, sent outright to Triple-A 8/21/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • released by Arizona 3/17/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/30/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 3/23/17
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 7/21/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 3/5/16
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 3/30/16
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 5/10/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2015)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Atlanta 1/1/15
    • signed by NY Yankees 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade 6/11/15 after being DFA by NY Yankees 6/3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 11/18/15
  • 1 year/$532,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$485,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/23/12
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/20/12
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Toronto 10/20/12
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 11/30/12 after being DFA by Boston 11/20/12
  • 1 year/$414,000 (2011)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Houston 2/11
  • acquired by Houston in trade from St. Louis 8/19/10 (Pedro Feliz deal)
  • drafted as catcher by St. Louis 2006 (12-376) (West Virginia)
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 4.036

Christian Colon 2b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/4/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/24/20
    • DFA by Cincinnati 8/14/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 8/17/20
  • 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

Matt Davidson 1b-3b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/2/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/24/20
    • DFA by Cincinnati 9/8/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/11/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/1/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
    • non-tendered by Chicago White Sox 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$536,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/11/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Arizona 12/16/13
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (1s-35) (Yucaipa HS, Calif.)
  • $900,000 signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 2.145

Brandon Finnegan lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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 (through 2018)

Hunter Greene rhp
2020

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

Vladimir Gutierrez rhp
2020

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

Jonathan India 3b
2020

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

Tyler Jay lhp
2020

  • 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:

Nate Jones rhp
1 year/$1.5M (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/14/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/19/20
    • DFA by Cincinnati 9/22/20
  • 3 years/$8M (2016-18), plus 2019-21 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/18/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • 16:$900,000, 17:$1.9M, 18:$3.95M, 19: club option at Major League minimum salary, 20:$3.75M club option, 21:$4.25M club option
    • buyout of $1.25M if an option is declined
    • if Jones does not need right elbow surgery by end of 2018 season, options increase to $4.65M in 2019, $5.15M in 2020 and 2021 becomes a $6M mutual option
    • 2017-18 salaries increase $500,000 each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished in the immediately preceding season
    • 2019 salaries increase $100,000 each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 GF in 2018 and $125,000 each for 55, 60 GF
    • 2020-21 salaries increase $125,000 each for 30, 35, 40, 45 GF in the immediately preceding season, $150,000 each for 50, 55 GF and $200,000 for 60 GF
    •  Chicago White Sox exercised 2019 option at $4.65M 10/29/18
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/31/19 with $1.5M remaining on contract (White Sox pay Rangers $750,000 as part of the trade.)
    • Texas declined 2020 option 10/31/19
  • 1 year/$550,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/19/10
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2007 (5-179) (Northern Kentucky)
  • agent: Joe Speed
  • ML service: 8.000

Nick Lodolo lhp
2020

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

Justin Miller rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/1/19 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Toronto 9/16/20
  • 1 year/$593,200 (2019)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/19
    • DFA by Washington 7/29/19, sent outright to Triple-A 8/1/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 5/25/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/8/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/12/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/19/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/17/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/13
    • DFA by Detroit 8/30/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/31/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Texas 10/30/12
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13 
    • released by Texas 9/1/13 
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 9/18/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
    • released by Texas 4/23/12
    • re-signed by Texas 4/29/12 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (16-483) (Fresno State)
  • ML service: 3.083

Francisco Pena c
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/7/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/27/18 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from St. Louis 5/2/19
  • 1 year/$650,000 (2018)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/13/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $650,000 in majors)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 3/28/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • DFA by Baltimore 2/10/17, sent outright to Triple-A 2/15/17
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/2/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 5/17/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/23/17
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/31/17
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/10/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/17
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5087M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/15
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 12/2/15 after being DFA by Kansas City
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/17/13
  • signed by NY Mets 7/8/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 2.009

Boog Powell of
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/23/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/24/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 9/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Seattle 8/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/5/15
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • placed on restricted list 6/23/16 (suspended 80 games for violation of MLB policy on performance-enhancing drugs)
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Oakland 1/10/15
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (20-619) (Orange Coast CC, Calif.)
  • ML service: 1.054

Lyon Richardson rhp
2020

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

Alfredo Rodriguez ss
2020

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

Mike Siani of
2020

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

Pedro Strop rhp
1 year/$1.825M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.825M (2020)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/6/20
    • performance bonuses:
      • $25,000 for 45 games pitched. $50,000 each for 50, 55, 60 games. $100,000 each 65, 70, 75 games.
      • $25,000 for 20 games finished. $75,000 for 30 GF. $100,000 for 40 GF. $250,000 each for 45, 50, 55, 60 GF.
    • DFA 8/26/20
  • 2 years/$11.85M (2017-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 2/24/17, replacing one-year contract signed 2/11/17
    • 17:$5.5M, 18:$5.85M, 19:$6.25M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 45, 50, 55 games finished
    • previous deal: 1 year/$5.5M (2017), re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/11/17 (avoided arbitration, $6M-$4.6M)
    • Chicago Cubs exercised 2019 option 11/1/18
  • 1 year/$4.4M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.525M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/6/15 (avoided arbitration, $3M-$2M)
  • 1 year/$1.325M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$502,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Baltimore 7/2/13
  • 1 year/$482,500 (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
  • 1 year/$416,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/11
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Texas 9/1/11
  • 1 year/$401,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/8/08 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/07
    • DFA by Colorado 9/12/08
  • signed by Colorado 2002 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Movement Management Group
  • ML service: 8.156

Blake Trahan ss
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati (minor-league contract)
  • 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

Nick Williams of
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/20
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 8/15/20 after being DFA by Philadelphia 8/11/20
    • DFA by Philadelphia 9/15/20
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/19
  • 1 year/$553,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Texas 7/29/15 (Hamels deal)
  • drafted by Texas 2012 (2-93) (Ball HS, Galveston, Texas)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($515,600 slot)
  • ML service: 2.036