Pittsburgh Pirates

Service time in years & days (through 2021 season).

Bob Nutting Chairman of the Board
2007 -

  • Bob Nutting, 2007 -
    • The family of Ogden Newspapers executive Bob Nutting secured controlling interest in the Pirates in January 2007.
  • Kevin McClatchy, 1996-2007
    • A group led by Sacramento newspaper heir Kevin McClatchy bought the team for $92M in 1996.
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.32 billion in March, 2022.

PIRATES PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2022 $ 55,761,800 (28) $                    (  ) $ 74,628,467 (28)
2021 $ 45,234,000 (30) $ 50,337,389 (30) $ 61,812,141 (30)
2020 $ 23,739,815 (30) $ 24,056,794 (29) $ 69,789,757 (30)
2019 $ 74,808,000 (28) $ 78,286,587 (28) $ 83,762,989 (30)
2018 $ 86,340,000 (27) $ 90,579,541 (26) $103,837,992 (27)
2017 $ 95,807,004 (24) $ 95,865,735 (25) $109,460,508 (24)
2016 $ 99,945,500 (20) $ 99,866,170 (23) $109,671,516 (24)
2015 $ 90,053,000 (24) $ 95,889,960 (24) $116,055,536 (22)
2014 $ 71,929,333 (28) $ 78,379,602 (27) $ 96,063,707 (28)
2013 $ 66,805,000 (26) $ 74,608,266 (25) $ 91,301,096 (24)
2012 $ 51,932,333 (30) $ 61,300,313 (29) $ 80,317,027 (27)
2011 $ 42,047,000 (28) $ 51,784,810 (27)
2010 $ 39,068,000 (29) $ 44,146,967 (29)
2009 $ 48,693,000 (28) $ 47,991,132 (28)
2008 $ 48,689,783 (27) $ 50,764,410 (29)
2007 $ 38,537,823 (27) $ 51,360,907 (27)
2006 $ 46,717,750 (27) $ 43,443,685 (28)
2005 $ 38,133,000 (29) $ 30,139,200 (29)
2004 $ 32,227,929 (28) $ 32,507,271 (28)
2003 $ 54,812,429 (20) $ 62,314,723 (21)
2002 $ 42,323,599 (24) $ 46,059,983 (24)
2001 $ 57,760,833 (19) $ 46,661,290 (22)
2000 $ 29,600,000 (27) $ 33,630,256 (25)
  • 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.

Ben Cherington General Manager
2020 -

  • 2020 -
    • hired by Pittsburgh as General Manager 11/18/19, replacing Neal Huntington and interim GM Kevan Graves
  • 2016-17, Toronto
    • VP, Baseball Operations
  • 1999-2015, Boston
    • 2015 -
      • signed extension as EVP/GM
      • resigned as EVP/GM 8/19/15
    • 2012 -

      • promoted by Boston to Executive VP/GM 10/25/11
    • 2009-11: Senior VP and Assistant General Manager
    • 2006-08: VP, Player Personnel
    • 10/05 – 1/06: Co-General Manager (with Jed Hoyer)
    • 1999-2005: area scout, baseball operations assistant, coordinator of international scouting, director of player development
  • Assistant GM Kevan Graves
  • Assistant GM Steve Sanders
  • Senior Director, Amateur Scouting Joe DelliCarri
  • Senior Director, Baseball Informatics Dan Fox
  • Director, Pro Scouting Steve Williams
  • Director, International Scouting Junior Vizcaino
  • former Executive VP & General Manager Neal Huntington
    • 4 years (2018-21)
      • signed extension with Pittsburgh 9/4/17
    • 3 years (2015-17), plus 2018 club option
      • signed extension with Pittsburgh 4/5/14
    • 3 years (2012-14), plus 2015 club option
      • signed extension with Pittsburgh 9/11/11
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed extension with Pittsburgh during 2009-10 off-season
    • 3 years (2008-10)
      • hired 9/25/07
      • replaced Dave Littlefield & interim GM Brian Graham

Derek Shelton Manager
4 years (2020-23)

  • 4 years (2020-23)

    • hired as manager by Pittsburgh 11/27/19
  • Minnesota, 2018-19
    • bench coach
  • Toronto, 2017
    • quality control coach
  • Tampa Bay, 2010-16
    • hitting coach
  • Cleveland, 2005-09
    • hitting coach
  • former manager Clint Hurdle
    • 4 years (2018-21)
      • signed extension with Pittsburgh 9/4/17
      • fired by Pittsburgh 9/29/19
    • 3 years (2015-17), plus 2018 club option
      • signed extension with Pittsburgh 4/5/14
    • 1 year (2014), plus 2015 club option
      • signed extension with Pittsburgh 2/19/13
    • 3 years (2011-13)
      • hired by Pittsburgh 11/15/10, replacing John Russell
  • former manager John Russell
    • 2 years/$1.6M (2008-09), plus 2010, 2011 club options
      • hired by Pittsburgh 11/5/07
      • Pittsburgh exercised 2010 club option 2/21/09
      • Pittsburgh exercised 2011 club option during 2009-10 off-season
      • fired by Pittsburgh 10/4/10

 

Ke’Bryan Hayes 3b
8 years/$70M (2022-29), plus 2030 option

  • 8 years/$70M (2022-29), plus 2030 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 4/12/22, replacing 1 year contract signed 3/22
    • 22:$10M, 23:$10M, 24:$7M, 25:$7M, 26:$7M, 27:$7M, 28:$8M, 29:$8M, 30:$12M club option ($6M buyout)
  • 1 year/$589,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/20
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2015 (1s-32) (Concordia Lutheran HS, Tomball, Texas)
  • $1.855M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 1.075

Bryan Reynolds cf
2 years/$13.5M (2022-23)

  • 2 years/$13.5M (2022-23)
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 4/14/22 (avoided arbitration, $4.9M-$4.25M)
    • 22:$6.75M, 23:$6.75M
  • 1 year/$601,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year/$589,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 4/20/19
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from San Francisco 1/15/18
  • drafted by San Francisco 2016 (2-59) (Vanderbilt)
  • $1.35M signing bonus ($1.09M slot)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 2.163

Roberto Pérez c
1 year/$5M (2022)

  • 1 year/$5M (2022)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/30/21
  • 4 years/$9M (2017-20), plus 2021-22 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/2/17, replacing one-year, $542,300 contract signed 3/17
    • $500,000 signing bonus
    • 17:$550,000, 18:$1.5M, 19:$2.5M, 20:$3.5M, 21:$5.5M club option ($450,000 buyout), 22:$7M club option ($450,000 buyout)
    • Cleveland exercised 2021 option 10/30/20
    • Cleveland declined 2021 option 11/5/21
  • 1 year/$515,800 (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$508,600 (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/8/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (33-1,011) (Lake City CC, Fla.)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 7.083

Kevin Newman 2b
1 year/$1.95M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.95M (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$598,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year/$589,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/16/18
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2015 (1-19) (Arizona)
  • $2.175M signing bonus ($2.2738M slot)
  • agent: Jonathan Weiss
  • ML service: 3.046

Ben Gamel cf
1 year/$1.8M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.8M (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 11/29/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $200,000 in performance bonuses based on plate appearances
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/12/21 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/29/21
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 5/9/21 after being DFA by Cleveland 5/5/21
  • 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
    • non-tendered by Milwaukee 12/2/20
  • 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: 5.020

Jake Marisnick cf
1 year/$1.3M (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 3/14/22 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.3M in majors
    • released by Texas 4/5/22
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 4/7/22
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/11/21
    • 21:$1M, 22:$4M mutual option ($500,000 buyout)
    • may earn additional $500,000 in performance bonuses
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/30/21
  • 1 year/$3.3125M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.2125M (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Houston 12/5/19
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$519,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$511,200 (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Miami 7/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Miami 7/23/13
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/13/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (3-104) (Poly HS, Riverside, Calif.)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 7.132

Greg Allen of
1 year/$800,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$800,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 1/6/21 after being DFA by San Diego 12/31/20
    • DFA by NY Yankees 2/23/21, sent outright to Triple-A 3/1/21
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/16/21, optioned to Triple-A 8/5/21, contract selected by NY Yankees 10/5/21
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from NY Yankees 11/5/21
  • 1 year/$571,300 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/20
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cleveland 8/31/20
  • 1 year/$560,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/1/17
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (6-188) (San Diego State)
  • $200,000 signing bonus ($224,300 slot)
  • ML service: 2.030

Tyler Beede rhp
1 year/$730,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$730,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/22
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 5/12/22 after being DFA by San Francisco 5/5/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/21
  • 1 year/$569,750 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 11/20/17
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/18
  • drafted by San Francisco 2014 (1-14) (Vanderbilt)
  • $2.6132M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 2.106

Josh VanMeter 2b
1 year/$726,800 (2022)

  • 1 year/$726,800 (2022)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/22
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 3/31/22 after being DFA by Arizona 3/28/22
  • 1 year/$586,600 (2021)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/21
  • 1 year/$568,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Cincinnati 8/31/20
  • 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)
  • agent: Sterling Sports
  • ML service: 2.062

J.T. Brubaker rhp
1 year/$725,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$725,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year/$590,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/19
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2015 (6-187) (Akron)
  • $200,000 signing bonus ($246,500 slot)
  • ML service: 2.000

Michael Chavis 3b
1 year/$725,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$725,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/21
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Boston 7/30/21
  • 1 year/$571,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Boston 3/19
  • drafted by Boston 2014 (1-26) (Sprayberry HS, Marietta, Ga.)
  • $1.8705M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.089

Mitch Keller rhp
1 year/$725,000 (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year/$577,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/19
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2014 (2-64) (Xavier HS, Cedar Rapids, Ia.)
  • $1M signing bonus ($886,800 slot)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 2.026

Duane Underwood rhp
1 year/$725,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$725,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year/$584,500 (2021)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 3/7/21 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 3/2/21
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year/$565,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2012 (2-67) (Pope HS, Marietta, Ga.)
  • $1.05M signing bonus
  • agent: Career Sports
  • ML service: 2.044

David Bednar rhp
1 year/$715,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$715,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year/$579,000 (2021)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from San Diego 1/18/21
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year/$564,300 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by San Diego 9/1/19
  • drafted by San Diego 2016 (35-1,044) (Lafayette, Pa.)
  • ML service: 1.076

Blake Cederlind rhp
1 year/$715,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$715,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/20
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2016 (5-165) (Merced JC, Calif.)
  • $285,000 signing bonus ($162,000 slot)
  • ML service: 1.036

Wil Crowe rhp
1 year/$715,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$715,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year/$574,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Washington 8/22/20
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Washington 12/24/20
  • drafted by Washington 2017 (2-65) (South Carolina)
  • $946,500 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.011

Dillon Peters lhp
1 year/$715,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$715,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • DFA by LA Angels 2/8/21, sent outright to Triple-A 2/13/21
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/19/21
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 7/19/21 after being DFA by LA Angels 7/14/21
  • 1 year/$569,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 11/21/18 after being DFA by Miami 11/20/18
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/19
  • 1 year/$1.09M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Miami 9/1/17
  • drafted by Miami 2014 (10-287) (Texas)
  • $175,000 signing bonus ($141,800 slot)
  • ML service: 1.144

Bryse Wilson rhp
1 year/$715,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$715,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/21
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 7/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/20
  • 1 year/$565,00 (2019)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 8/20/18
  • drafted by Atlanta 2016 (4-109) (Orange HS, Hillsborough, N.C.)
  • $1.2M signing bonus ($546,800 slot)
  • ML service: 1.076

Yohan Ramirez rhp
1 year/$711,400 (2022)

  • 1 year/$711,400 (2022)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/22
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 5/16/22 after being DFA by Seattle 5/13/22
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 7/8/22 after being DFA by Cleveland 7/3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • selected by Seattle from Houston in Rule 5 draft 12/12/19
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
  • signed by Houston 6/15/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.089

Max Kranick rhp
1 year/$705,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$705,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2016 (11-345) (Valley View HS, Archbold, Pa.)
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.030

Nick Mears rhp
1 year/$705,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$705,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/8/20
  • signed by Pittsburgh 8/22/18 as an amateur free agent (Sacramento JC)
  • ML service: 0.113

Hoy Jun Park 2b
1 year/$705,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$705,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/16/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A 7/21/21
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 7/26/21
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 7/31/21
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/14 as an amateur free agent from South Korea
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.064

Zach Thompson rhp
1 year/$705,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$705,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/23/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 6/6/21
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Miami 11/29/21
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2014 (5-138) (Texas-Arlington)
  • $363,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.121

Miguel Yajure rhp
1 year/$705,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$705,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 1/24/21
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/19
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/20
  • signed by NY Yankees 3/5/15 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.055

Diego Castillo 3b
1 year/$700,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/5/21
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 7/26/21
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/2/14 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $750,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.045

Manny Banuelos lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/13/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 5/26/22
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 7/3/22 after being DFA by NY Yankees 6/28/22
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/11/20 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 5/28/20
  • 1 year/$559,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/14/17 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from LA Dodgers 11/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 8/12/16
    • signed by LA Angels as free agent 8/18/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from NY Yankees 1/1/15
    • signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • signed by NY Yankees 2008 as a free agent from Mexico
  • $450,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.146

Jeremy Beasley rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/2/22
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Toronto 8/2/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/21
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 4/22/21 after being DFA by Arizona 4/17/21
    • DFA by Toronto 6/30/21, sent outright to Triple-A 7/4/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Arizona 8/10/20
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from LA Angels 1/14/20
  • drafted by LA Angels 2017 (30-895) (Clemson)
  • ML service: 0.169

Rodolfo Castro 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • signed by Pittsburgh 10/30/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.045

Roansy Contreras rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/20
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 1/24/21
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $250,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.002

Oneil Cruz ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/20
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/17
  • signed by LA Dodgers 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $950,000 signing bonus
  • Republik Sports
  • ML service: 0.002

Chase De Jong rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 3/14/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 4/21/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/6/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/30/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/5/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 8/3/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/23/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/30/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • DFA by Minnesota 1/30/19, sent outright to Triple-A 2/5/19
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/6/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 4/26/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Seattle 7/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/18/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from LA Dodgers 3/1/17
  • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Toronto 7/2/15
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (2-81) (Wilson HS, Long Beach, Calif.)
  • $860,000 signing bonus ($620,300 slot)
  • ML service: 1.065

Jason Delay c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/14/22
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2017 (4-118) (Vanderbilt)
  • $100,000 signing bonus ($450,500 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Yerry De Los Santos rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/23/22
  • signed by Pittsburgh 7/2/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

José Godoy c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers from Seattle 3/13/22
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from San Francisco 3/17/22
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/22
    • DFA by Minnesota 4/3/22, sent outright to Triple-A 4/10/22
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/23/22
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 8/5/22 after being DFA by Minnesota 8/1/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/20/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/20/21
  • signed by St. Louis 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.030

Tyler Heineman c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/13/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/8/22
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Toronto 5/16/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/13/20 (minor-league contract)
    • released by St. Louis 7/1/21
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 7/6/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2020)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/6/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $575,000 in majors)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/23/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 11/1/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/19 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Arizona 6/3/19
    • contract selected by Miami 9/3/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/16/19
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 3/26/17
  • drafted by Houston 2012 (8-249) (UCLA)
  • $125,000 signing bonus ($140,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.121

Colin Holderman rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/15/22
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 7/22/22
  • drafted by NY Mets 2016 (9-280) (Heartland JC, Ill.)
  • $400,000 signing bonus ($163,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Bligh Madris of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/20/22
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2017 (9-268) (Colorado Mesa)
  • $130,000 signing bonus ($142,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Tucupita Marcano 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • 1 year/$570,500 (2021)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/20
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/21
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from San Diego 7/25/21
  • signed by San Diego 7/2/16 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $320,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.034

Cal Mitchell of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/24/22
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2017 (2-50) (Rancho Bernardo HS, San Diego)
  • $1,357,300 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Johan Oviedo rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from St. Louis 8/2/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/19/20
  • signed by St. Louis 7/2/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $1.9M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 0.156

Liover Peguero ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Arizona 1/27/20
  • signed by Arizona 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $475,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Canaan Smith-Njigba of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 1/24/21
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2017 (4-122) (South Alabama)
  • $497,500 signing bonus ($433,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Eric Stout rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/16/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/13/22
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 6/21/22 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/16/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 6/9/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 2020
    • Chicago Dogs of independent American Association
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/13/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Diego 3/27/19
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 6/1/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18
    • DFA by Kansas City 9/5/18, released 9/10/18
  • drafted by Kansas City 2014 (13-393) (Butler)
  • ML service: 0.008

Jack Suwinski of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2016 (15-444) (Taft HS, Chicago)
  • $550,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Travis Swaggerty of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2018 (1-10) (South Alabama)
  • $4.4M signing bonus ($4.5602M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

 

Minor leagues

Cam Alldred lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/11/22
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 5/24/22, sent outright to Triple-A 5/28/22
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2018 (24-714) (Cincinnati)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Ji-hawn Bae 2b
2022

  • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 3/21/18
  • $1.2M signing bonus
  • originally signed by Atlanta 9/22/17 as an amateur free agent from South Korea (MLB voided contract, declared Bae a free agent 11/17)
  • ML service:

Austin Brice rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 3/17/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/24/22
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/6/22, sent outright to Triple-A 7/11/22
  • 1 year/$870,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Boston 5/21/21, sent outright to Triple-A 5/25/21
    • contract selected by Boston 7/10/21
    • DFA by Boston 7/16/21, sent outright to Triple-A 7/17/21
    • elected free agency 10/14/21
  • 1 year/$573,500 (2020)
    • acquired by Boston in trade 1/10/20 after being DFA by Miami 1/7/20
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from LA Angels 1/4/19
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 2/4/19 after being DFA by Baltimore 1/28/19
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers from Cincinnati 11/2/18
    • DFA by LA Angels 12/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Miami 1/18/17
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • drafted by Miami 2010 (9-287) (Northwood HS, Pittsboro, N.C.)
  • $205,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.164

Michael Burrows rhp
2022

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2018 (11-324) (Waterford HS, Conn.)
  • $500,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Henry Davis c
2022

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2021 (1-1) (Louisville)
  • $6.5M signing bonus ($8,415,300 slot)
  • ML service:

Taylor Davis c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 3/11/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/4/22
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/5/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Baltimore 6/15/21
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/20/21
    • released by Pittsburgh 11/16/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/23/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/7/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/21/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/5/17
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/1/17
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 7/11/11 as amateur free agent (Morehead St.)
  • agent: Mike Mosa
  • ML service: 0.108

Jerad Eickhoff rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/30/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/22/22
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 6/24/22, sent outright to Triple-A 6/26/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15/20 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • may earn additional $700,000 in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/20/21
    • DFA by NY Mets 6/29/21, sent outright to Triple-A 7/5/21 (refused assignment)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 7/5/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/11/21
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/20/21, sent outright to Triple-A, elected free agency 7/24/21
    • re-signed as a free agent by NY Mets (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/27/21
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/28/21, sent outright to Triple-A 7/30/21
    • elected free agency 10/7/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/15/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/2/20
    • sent outright to Alternate Training Site by San Diego 8/24/20 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 8/30/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$975,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 11/4/19 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$568,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year/$552,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • 1 year/$516,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/15
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Texas 7/29/15 (Hamels deal)
  • drafted by Texas 2011 (15-474) (Olney Central JC, Ill.)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 4.065

Nick Gonzales ss
2022

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2020 (1-7) (New Mexico State)
  • $5.4324M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Eric Hanhold rhp
2022

  • 2022
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 3/18/22, sent outright to Triple-A 3/26/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/12/21
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Baltimore 11/3/21
  • 2020
    • DFA by Baltimore 1/7/20, sent outright to Triple-A 1/13/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 9/16/19 after being DFA by NY Mets 9/14/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/1/18
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Milwaukee 9/12/17
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2015 (6-181) (Florida)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($261,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.066

Jared Jones rhp
2022

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2020 (2-44) (La Miranda HS, Calif.)
  • $2.2M signing bonus ($1,689,500 slot)
  • ML service:

Domingo Leyba ss-2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Arizona (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 5/15/21
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 6/4/21 after being DFA by Arizona 6/2/21
    • DFA by Baltimore 8/4/21, sent outright to Triple-A 8/8/21
    • released by Baltimore 8/20/21
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 9/3/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • suspended 80 games 3/6/20 (violation of PED policy)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 11/20/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Detroit 12/5/14
  • signed by Detroit 2012 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $400,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.100

Brennan Malone rhp
2022

  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Arizona 1/27/20
  • drafted by Arizona 2019 (1-33) (IMG Academy, Sarasota, Fla.)
  • $2,202,200 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Carmen Mlodzinski rhp
2022

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2020 (1s-31) (South Carolina)
  • $2.05M signing bonus ($2.312M slot)
  • ML service:

Jared Oliva of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 3/31/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/21/20
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2017 (7-208) (Arizona)
  • $200,000 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.050

Quinn Priester rhp
2022

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2019 (1-18) (Cary-Grove HS, Cary, Ill.)
  • $3.4M signing bonus ($3,481,300 slot)
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service:

Endy Rodriguez c
2022

  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 1/19/21
  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/18 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Connor Scott of
2022

  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Miami 11/29/21
  • drafted by Miami 2018 (1-13) (H.B. Plant HS, Fla.)
  • $4.0382M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Sammy Siani of
2022

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2019 (1s-37) (Penn Charter HS, Philadelphia)
  • $2.15M signing bonus ($1,999,300 slot)
  • ML service:

Tahnaj Thomas rhp
2022

  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Cleveland 11/14/18
  • signed by Cleveland 12/5/16 as an amateur free agent from the Bahamas
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Felipe Vazquez lhp
4 years/$22M (2018-21), plus 2022-23 options

  • 4 years/$22M (2018-21), plus 2022-23 club options
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 1/15/18 (avoided arbitration, $2.9M-$2.4M)
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 18:$2.5M, 19:$4M, 20:$5.25M, 21:$7.25M, 22:$10M club option ($1M buyout), 23:$10M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $325,000 for Reliever of Year
    • placed on restricted list 9/17/19 (arrest)
  • 1 year/$564,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
  • 1 year/$516,100 (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Washington 7/29/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/14
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Tampa Bay 2/13/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/30/08 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 4.162 (through 2020)

Cam Vieaux lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/17/22
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/11/22, sent outright to Triple-A 7/14/22
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2016 (6-195) (Michigan State)
  • $175,000 signing bonus ($238,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000