Milwaukee Brewers

Service time in years & days (through 2019 season).

Mark Attanasio Chairman & Principal Owner
2005 -

  • Mark Attanasio, 2005 -
    • A group led by Mark Attanasio, founder of Crescent Capital Group, bought the Brewers for $223M in 2005.
  • Bud Selig, 1970-1998 and Wendy Selig-Prieb, 1998-2005
    • Bud Selig purchased the club for $10.8M in 1970 and relocated the franchise to Milwaukee.
    • Selig’s daughter, Wendy Selig-Prieb, assumed control of the club in 1998 when her father became Commissioner on a permanent basis.
  • William Daley and Dewey Soriano, 1969-1970
    • Former Indians owner William Daley and former Pacific Coast League president Dewey Soriano paid a $5.5M franchise fee for rights to the AL’s 1969 expansion team in Seattle.
  • Forbes magazine valued the Brewers at $1.175 billion in April, 2019.
BREWERS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2019 $122,530,400 $000,000,000 (00)
2018 $ 90,964,571 $121,053,771 (23)
2017 $ 63,061,300 $ 78,827,919 (30)
2016 $ 63,908,300 $ 71,808,702 (30)
2015 $104,237,000 $ 98,089,079 (23)
2014 $103,697,967 $110,299,643 (15)
2013 $ 88,828,333 $ 92,698,695 (18)
2012 $ 98,150,833 $ 99,931,760 (14)
2011 $ 83,590,833 $ 93,234,011 (16)
2010 $ 90,408,000 $ 94,554,209 (13)
2009 $ 80,182,502 $ 90,006,172 (15)
2008 $ 80,937,499 $ 90,324,347 (15)
2007 $ 70,986,500 $ 72,751,641 (20)
2006 $ 57,568,333 $ 58,075,937 (24)
2005 $ 39,934,833 $ 42,752,833 (25)
2004 $ 27,528,500 $ 29,599,934 (29)
2003 $ 40,627,000 $ 47,294,226 (28)
2002 $ 50,287,833 $ 49,259,130 (22)
2001 $ 43,886,883 $ 46,648,723 (23)
2000 $ 35,800,000 $ 36,967,613 (23)
  • 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.

David Stearns President, Baseball Operations
2016 -

  • 2016 -
    • hired by Milwaukee as General Manager 9/21/15 (effective 10/5/15)
    • signed extension (unspecified length), promoted from GM to President Baseball Operations 1/22/19
  • Houston 2013-15
    • hired by Houston as Assistant GM 11/6/12
  • Cleveland 2012
    • Director, Baseball Operations
  • Major League Baseball 2008-11
    • labor relations manager
  • Vice President and Assistant GM Matt Arnold
  • Vice President – Player Personnel Karl Mueller
  • Vice President, Baseball Projects Gord Ash
  • Farm Director Tom Flanagan
  • Director, Baseball Operations Matt Kleine
  • former President of Baseball Operations – General Manager Doug Melvin
    • 3 years (2013-15)
      • signed extension with Milwaukee 5/8/12
      • promoted to president, baseball operations & GM from EVP & GM
      • to step down after 2015, assuming advisory role
    • 3 years (2010-12)
      • signed extension with Milwaukee 10/17/08
    • 3 years (2007-09)
      • signed extension with Milwaukee 11/05
    • 4 years (2003-06)
      • hired by Milwaukee 9/02, replacing Dean Taylor

Craig Counsell Manager
3 years (2018-20)

  • 3 years (2018-20)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 11/11/16
  • 3 years (2015-17)
    • hired by Milwaukee as manager 5/4/15
  • 2012-15: Milwaukee, Special Assistant to the General Manager
  • retired as player 1/17/12
  • former manager Ron Roenicke
    • 2 years (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
      • signed extension with Milwaukee 5/8/12
      • Milwaukee exercised 2015 option, added 2016 option 3/22/14
      • Milwaukee exercised 2016 option 3/19/15
      • fired by Milwaukee 5/3/15
    • 2 years (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
      • hired by Milwaukee as manager 11/4/10
  • former manager Ken Macha
    • 2 years (2009-10), plus 2011 club option
      • hired 10/30/08, replacing interim manager Dale Sveum
      • Milwaukee added 2011 club option 10/5/09
      • Milwaukee declined 2011 option 10/4/10
  • former manager Ned Yost
    • 2 years/$2M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
      • signed extension with Milwaukee 2/06 (extension included signing bonus, $825,000 salary for 2007)
      • Milwaukee exercised 2009 option 2/8/08
      • fired by Milwaukee 9/15/08
    • 2 years/$0.9M (2003-04), plus options for 2005 & 2006
      • hired by Milwaukee 10/02, replacing Jerry Royster
      • 03:$450,000, 04:$550,000
      • Milwaukee exercised $600,000 2005 club option & added $600,000 2007 club option 12/03
      • Milwaukee exercised 2006 option 10/05

 

Ryan Braun lf
5 years/$105M (2016-20), plus 2021 mutual option

  • 5 years/$105M (2016-20), plus 2021 option
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 4/21/11
    • $10M signing bonus (paid in 4 equal installments each April 1 from 2012 to 2015)
    • 16:$19M, 17:$19M, 18:$19M, 19:$18M, 20:$16M, 21:$15M mutual option ($4M buyout)
    • price of option may increase to $20M based on MVP, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove awards (if earned, award escalators are deferred without interest)
    • $18M in salary ($4M each in 2016-18 and $3M each in 2019-20) deferred without interest, to be paid in equal installments each July 1 from 2022 to 2031
    • no-trade protection allowing Braun to block deals to all but six clubs, including as of 2016 Arizona, LA Angels, LA Dodgers, Miami, San Diego and San Francisco (as of 2015 list included all clubs except LA Angels, LA Dodgers, Miami, Tampa Bay and Washington)
    • may block trade to any club after earning 10-and-5 rights 5/14/17
  • 8 years/$45M (2008-15)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 5/15/08, replacing 1 year/$0.455M contract for 2008 renewed 3/2/08
    • $2.3M signing bonus
    • 08:$455,000, 09:$745,000, 10:$1M, 11:$4M, 12:$6M, 13:$8.5M, 14:$10M, 15:$12M
    • may earn additional $6M if Braun qualifies as a Super 2 after 2009 season, increasing salaries to: 10:$3.5M, 11:$5.5M, 12:$7.5M, 13:$9M (did not qualify)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star selection
    • no-trade clause 2008-11, limited no-trade clause 2012-13 (may block deals to 12 clubs), limited no-trade clause 2014-15 (may block deals to 6 clubs)
    • perks: suite for home games
    • Braun to donate $25,000 annually to club charity
    • placed on restricted list 7/22/13 (PED investigation)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 5/25/07
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2005 (1-5) (Miami, Fla.)
  • signed 6/05, $2.45M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 12.129

Lorenzo Cain cf-rf
5 years/$80M (2018-22)

  • 5 years/$80M (2018-22)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/26/18
    • 18:$14M, 19:$15M, 20:$16M, 21:$17M, 22:$18M
    • $1M annually is deferred, to be paid in equal annual installments from 2023 to 2027, reducing present-day value to $78,917,630
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $50,000 for WS MVP. $300,000 for All-Star. $500,000 for MVP ($250,000 for second-fifth in vote, $125,000 for sixth-10th in vote)
    • perks: luxury suite at Miller Park for 20 games each season
    • no-trade protection: may block deals to all clubs in 2018, 15 clubs in 2019, 7 clubs in 2020 and 5 clubs each in 2021 and 2022
  • 2 years/$17.5M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration, $7.85M-$5M)
    • 16:$6.5M, 17:$11M
    • received $17.4M qualifying offer from Kansas City 11/6/17
  • 1 year/$2.725M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/3/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$2M)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 505 plate appearances
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star
  • 1 year/$546,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
  • 1 year/$503,175 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$480,850 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/18/09
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/23/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2004 (17-496) (Tallahassee CC) (draft & follow)
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 8.074

Christian Yelich cf
7 years/$49.57M (2015-21), plus 2022 option

  • 7 years/$49.57M (2015-21), plus 2022 option
    • signed extension with Miami 3/22/15, extending one-year, $0.57M contract signed 3/3/15
    • 15:$570,000, 16:$1M, 17:$3.5M, 18:$7M, 19:$9.75M, 20:$12.5M, 21:$14M, 22:$15M club option ($1.25M buyout)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Miami 1/25/18
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Miami 7/23/13
  • drafted by Florida 2010 (1-23) (Westlake HS, Westlake Village, Calif.)
  • $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 6.069

Corey Knebel rhp
1 year/$5.125M (2020)

  • 1 year/$5.125M (2020)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for Comeback Player of the Year
  • 1 year/$5.125M (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$538,900 (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$513,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 1/19/15
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Detroit 5/23/14
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Detroit 7/22/14 (Soria deal)
  • drafted by Detroit 2013 (1s-39) (Texas) (competitive-balance pick acquired from Miami)
  • $1.4334M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.151

Brett Anderson lhp
1 year/$5M (2020)

  • 1 year/$5M (2020)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/14/19
    • performance bonuses: $200,000 for 100 innings pitched. $400,000 for 125 IP. $600,000 for 150 IP. $800,000 for 175 IP.
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 2/19
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2018)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 3/20/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/2/18
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2017)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/26/17
    • performance bonuses based on starts: $0.5M for 11 GS. $0.75M each for 14, 17 GS. $1M each for 20, 23, 26 GS. $1.5M for 29 GS.
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/26/17, released 7/31/17
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/18/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/29/17
  • 1 year/$15.8M (2016)
    • accepted qualifying offer from LA Dodgers 11/13/15
  • 1 year/$10M (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/16/14
    • $5M signing bonus (paid in equal installments 1/15/15, 2/15/15)
    • salary of $5M
    • performance bonuses: $0.3M each for 150, 155 innings pitched. $0.35M each for 160, 165, 170, 175 IP. $0.4M each for 180, 185, 190, 195, 200 IP
    • LA Dodgers made qualifying offer to Anderson 11/6/15
  • 4 years/$12.5M (2010-13), plus 2014-15 club options
    • signed extension with Oakland 4/16/10, replacing 1 year/$0.41M deal signed 3/8/10
    • $1M signing bonus (paid in equal installments 8/5/10, 11/1/10, 3/1/11, 11/1/11
    • 10:$500,000, 11:$1M, 12:$3M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$8M club option ($1.5M buyout), 15:$12M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • Oakland exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Oakland 12/10/13 (A’s to pay Rockies $2M in the deal)
    • Colorado declined 2015 option 11/2/14
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2009
    • contract purchased by Oakland 4/4/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired in trade from Arizona 12/14/07
  • drafted by Arizona 2006 (2-55) (Stillwater HS, Okla.)
  • $950,000 signing bonus
  • agent: GSE Worldwide
  • ML service: 10.135

Josh Hader lhp
2020

  • 1 year/$687,600 (2019)
    • renewed by Milwaukee 3/8/19
  • 1 year/$556,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 7/30/15
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Baltimore 7/31/13
  • drafted by Baltimore 2012 (19-582) (Old Mill HS, Millersville, Md.)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.115

Omar Narvaez c
2020

  • 1 year/$581,200 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Seattle 12/5/19
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago White Sox 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$540,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/6/16
  • selected by Chicago White Sox from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft (minor-league phase) 12/12/13
  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/4/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 3.089

Josh Lindblom rhp
3 years/$9.125M (2020-22)

  • 3 years/$9.125M (2020-22)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/10/19
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2019)
    • re-signed by Doosan Bears of Korea
    • $70,000 signing bonus
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Doosan Bears of Korea
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/15/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/6/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 6/24/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Lotte Giants of Korea
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Lotte Giants of Korea
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 12/8/14 after being DFA by Oakland 11/28/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 12/12/14
  • 1 year/$500,100 (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Texas 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$483,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/12
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Philadelphia 12/8/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 5/29/11
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (2-61) (Purdue)
  • $663,000 signing bonus
  • agent: GSI
  • ML service: 1.101

Orlando Arcia ss
1 year/$2.2M (2020)

  • 1 year/$2.2M (2020)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$565,700 (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • 1 year/$559,600 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year/$538,100 (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • signed by Milwaukee 10/10 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $95,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.047

Manny Pina c
1 year/$1.75M (2019), plus 2020 option

  • 1 year/$1.75M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • 19:$1.6M, 20:$1.85M club option ($0.15M buyout)
    • Milwaukee exercised 2020 option 10/31/19
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$560,100 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year/$538,200 (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Detroit 12/15 (player to be named later in Francisco Rodriguez deal)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 8/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/12/13 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Seattle 6/11/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 11/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$480,425 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/09
    • signed by Kansas City 2/10
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Texas 9/3/09
  • signed by Texas as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Legacy Agency (previously L. Warner Companies)
  • ML service: 4.046

Alex Claudio lhp
1 year/$1.75M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.75M (2020)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/9/19
    • may earn additional $100,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Milwaukee 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$568,450 (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 12/13/18
  • 1 year/$545,050 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/17
  • 1 year/$510,250 (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/16
  • 1 year/$508,5000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/13/14
  • drafted by Texas 2010 (27-826) (Isabel Flores HS, Juncos, P.R.)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 4.114

Ben Gamel of
1 year/$1.4M (2020), plus 2021 option

  • 1 year/$1.4M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/3/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • 20:$1.4M, 21:$2.55M club option
  • 1 year/$567,700 (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • 1 year/$558,100 (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Seattle 12/21/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/15
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 8/31/16
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (10-325) (Bishop Kenny HS, Jacksonville)
  • $500,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 3.029

Brent Suter lhp
2020

  • 1 year/$568,300 (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • 1 year/$556,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 8/19/16
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (31-965) (Harvard)
  • ML service: 2.161

Deolis Guerra rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 10/18/19
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/8/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 7/4/19
    • DFA by Milwaukee 7/6/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/9/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/16/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • DFA by Washington 2/10/17, sent outright to Triple-A 2/15/17
    • contract selected by Washington 4/14/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 6/6/17
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/5/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 11/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/7/15 (minor-league contract)
    • selected by LA Angels from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 3/16 (refused assignment)
    • re-signed by LA Angels as a free agent 3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/21/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/30/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/2/16
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/13/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/26/15
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 8/5/15 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 7/31/15
    • claim rescinded, Guerra returned to Pittsburgh and placed on the disabled list 8/7/15 upon discovery of pre-existing left knee injury
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 10/22/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 11/20/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 2013
    • re-signed by Minnesota
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 11/30/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Mets 2/1/08
  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/05 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $700,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 1.149

Freddy Peralta rhp
1 year/$564,600 (2019)

  • 1 year/$564,600 (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Seattle 12/9/15
  • signed by Seattle 4/18/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $137,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.090

Taylor Williams rhp
1 year/$563,800 (2019)

  • 1 year/$563,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2013 (4-122) (Kent State)
  • $400,000 signing bonus ($417,000 slot)
  • ML service: 1.078

Corbin Burnes rhp
1 year/$562,800 (2019)

  • 1 year/$562,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 7/8/18
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2016 (4-111) (St. Mary’s)
  • $536,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.049

Eric Lauer lhp
1 year/$562,500 (2019)

  • 1 year/$562,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from San Diego 11/27/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by San Diego 4/24/18
  • drafted by San Diego 2016 (1-25) (Kent State)
  • $2M signing bonus ($2.1599M slot)
  • ML service: 1.160

Brandon Woodruff rhp
1 year/$561,400 (2019)

  • 1 year/$561,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • 1 year/$550,100 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/13/17
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2014 (11-326) (Mississippi State)
  • $2.7M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.161

David Freitas c
1 year/$558,500 (2019)

  • 1 year/$558,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Seattle 4/14/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/16/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 8/30/17
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Atlanta 10/27/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • selected by Chicago Cubs from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Oakland 12/12/13
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 8/3/12
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (15-446) (Hawaii)
  • ML service: 1.026

Bobby Wahl rhp
1 year/$558,400 (2019)

  • 1 year/$558,400 (2019)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from NY Mets 1/5/19
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Oakland 7/20/18
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/20/17
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (5-161) (Mississippi)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($286,200 slot)
  • ML service: 2.040

Ray Black rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/19
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from San Francisco 7/31/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/8/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/17
    • DFA by San Francisco 4/2/17, released 4/4/17
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 4/10/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 11/20/14
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
  • drafted by San Francisco 2011 (7-237) (Pittsburgh)
  • $225,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 0.168

Jacob Faria rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (10-330) (Gahr HS, Cerritos, Calif.)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.168

J.P. Feyereisen rhp
2020

  • 2020
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/19
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from NY Yankees 9/1/19
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/31/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (16-488) (Wisconsin-Stevens Point)
  • ML service: 0.000

Keston Hiura 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/14/19
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2017 (1-9) (UC-Irvine)
  • $4M signing bonus ($4.57M slot)
  • ML service: 0.114

Adrian Houser rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/22/15
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 7/30/15
  • drafted by Houston 2011 (2-69) (Locust Grove HS, Okla.)
  • $530,100 signing bonus
  • agent: Players Edge
  • ML service: 1.010

Mark Mathias 2b
2020

  • 2020
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Cleveland 11/20/19
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/19
  • drafted by Cleveland 2015 (3-93) (Cal Poly)
  • $550,000 signing bonus ($617,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jacob Nottingham c
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Oakland 2/12/16
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Houston 7/23/15
  • drafted by Houston 2013 (6-167) (Redlands HS, Calif.)
  • $300,000 signing bonus ($270,200 slot)
  • ML service: 0.095

Angel Perdomo lhp
2020

  • 2020
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/2/19
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/12/18 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Toronto 11/28/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Corey Ray of
2020

  • 2020
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/19
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2016 (1-5) (Louisville)
  • $4.125M signing bonus ($4.3822M slot)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Ronny Rodriguez 3b-2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/19
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Detroit 12/9/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/18/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/20/17
  • signed by Cleveland 10/5/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.079

Trey Supak rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Pittsburgh 12/17/15
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2014 (2s-73) (La Grange HS, Texas)
  • $1M signing bonus ($772,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyrone Taylor of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 10/29/18
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (2-92) (Torrance HS, Calif.)
  • $750,000 signing bonus ($523,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.023

Luis Urias 2b-ss
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from San Diego 11/27/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/28/18
  • signed by San Diego 12/27/13 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 1.053

Devin Williams rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 8/5/19
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2013 (2-54) (Hazelwood West HS, Mo.)
  • $1.35M signing bonus ($1.0173M slot)
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 0.047

Eric Yardley rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/21/19
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 11/14/19 after being DFA by San Diego 11/4/19
  • signed by San Diego 7/21/13 as a free agent (Seattle)
  • ML service: 0.031

 

Minor-league contracts

Zack Brown rhp
2019

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2016 (5-141) (Kentucky)
  • $401,700 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Keon Broxton cf
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/6/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$571,765 (2019)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Milwaukee 1/5/19
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 5/22/19 after being DFA by NY Mets 5/17/19
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 7/27/19 after being DFA by Baltimore 7/21/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year/$541,200 (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$508,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/21/15
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Pittsburgh 12/17/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Arizona 3/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/19/12
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 10/4/13
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (3-95) (Santa Fe CC, Fla.)
  • $358,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.038

Lucas Erceg 3b
2019

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2016 (2-46) (Menio College, Calif.)
  • $1.15M signing bonus ($1.3869M slot)
  • ML service:

Tuffy Gosewisch c
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/7/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$635,000 (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta 11/30/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Atlanta 1/25/17
    • DFA by Seattle 8/6/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/10/17
  • 1 year/$515,200 (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from Arizona 11/18/16
  • 1 year/$514,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/4/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 8/1/13
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 7/31/12
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2005 (11-337) (Arizona State)
  • ML service: 2.171 (through 2018)

Joe Gray of
2019

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2018 (2-60) (Hattiesburg HS, Miss.)
  • $1.135M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Justin Grimm rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 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

Tristen Lutz of
2019

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2017 (1s-34) (Martin HS, Arlington, Texas)
  • $2.532M signing bonus ($1.9836M slot)
  • ML service:

Nate Orf 2b
2019

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 7/2/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 8/31/18
  • signed by Milwaukee 6/14/13 as an amateur free agent (Baylor)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2017)

Ethan Small lhp
2019

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2019 (1-28) (Mississippi State)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($2,493,900 slot)
  • ML service:

Cory Spangenberg 2b
1 year/$1.2M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.2M (2019)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/21/18 (split contract with salary of $0.25M in minors)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 5/14/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/16/19
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 8/24/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/1/19
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by San Diego 11/20/18, released 11/26/18
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • 1 year/$517,700 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by San Diego 9/1/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (1-10) (Indian River JC, Fla.)
  • $1.863M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 4.041

Brice Turang ss
2019

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2018 (1-21) (Santiago HS, Corona, Calif.)
  • $3.4111M signing bonus ($3.0136M slot)
  • ML service:

Aaron Wilkerson rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
    • DFA by Milwaukee 9/1/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/15/17
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Boston 7/7/16
  • signed by Boston 7/18/14 as an amateur free agent (Cumberland University, Tenn.)
  • ML service: 0.026 (through 2018)