St. Louis Cardinals

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

Bill DeWitt Jr. Owner
1995 -

  • Bill DeWitt Jr., 1995 -
    • a group led by DeWitt purchased the Cardinals for $150M in 1995.
  • Anheuser-Busch Companies, 1953-1995
    • August A. Busch Jr., chairman of the brewing company, persuaded the board to purchase the club in 1953, paying $2.5M cash and assuming $1.25M in Cardinals’ debt
  • Forbes magazine valued the team at $2.45 billion in March, 2022.

CARDINALS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2022 $154,987,997 (13) $                    (  ) $174,068,705 (13)
2021 $163,542,500 (10) $168,923,070 ( 9) $198,350,234 ( 9)
2020 $  69,461,295 (10) $  69,331,172 (10) $178,369,208 (11)
2019 $162,620,267 ( 7) $178,872,485 ( 7) $197,759,794 ( 7)
2018 $159,698,667 (10) $165,792,867 ( 8) $175,703,458 ( 9)
2017 $148,152,933 (14) $155,235,772 (13) $182,701,709 (10)
2016 $145,553,500 (10) $153,738,117 (10) $178,298,756 ( 8)
2015 $122,066,500 (12) $132,638,936 (12) $146,590,405 (12)
2014 $111,250,000 (14) $121,003,590 (11) $138,533,204 (12)
2013 $116,790,787 (12) $119,642,308 (11) $138,550,976 (10)
2012 $111,858,500 ( 8) $115,449,953 ( 9) $125,811,271 ( 9)
2011 $109,048,000 (10) $113,156,467 (11)
2010 $ 94,220,500 (12) $ 98,354,244 (12)
2009 $ 88,528,409 (13) $102,678,475 (11)
2008 $ 99,624,449 (12) $109,090,046 (11)
2007 $ 90,286,823 (10) $ 99,329,875 (11)
2006 $ 88,891,371 (11) $ 96,115,466 (10)
2005 $ 92,106,833 ( 6) $ 87,368,220 ( 7)
2004 $ 83,228,333 ( 9) $ 92,816,050 ( 8)
2003 $ 83,786,666 ( 8) $101,825,848 ( 7)
2002 $ 74,660,875 (13) $ 76,227,801 (10)
2001 $ 78,538,333 ( 9) $ 76,153,956 (11)
2000 $ 63,900,000 (11) $ 69,111,153 ( 9)
  • 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.

John Mozeliak President, Baseball Operations
3 years (2021-23)

  • 3 years (2021-23)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 11/4/19
  • 2017-20
    • promoted by St. Louis from Senior VP & GM to President of Baseball Operations 6/30/17
  • 2 years (2017-18)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 4/12/14
  • 3 years (2014-16)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/14/13
  • 3 years (2011-13)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 7/14/10
  • 3 years (2008-10)
    • selected as interim GM by St. Louis 10/3/07
    • hired as permanent GM 10/31/07
  • Assistant GM (1/03 – 10/07). Assistant GM & Scouting Director (2003-04). Director, Baseball Operations (2001-02). Scouting Director (1999-2000). Assistant Scouting Director (1998). Assistant, Scouting (1996-97).

Mike Girsch Vice President and General Manager
2 years (2021-22)

  • 2 years (2021-22)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 11/4/19
  • 2017-19, plus 2020 club option
    • promoted by St. Louis from Assistant GM to General Manager 6/30/17
    • St. Louis exercised 2020 option 11/4/19
  • Assistant GM (1/7/11 – 6/30/17). Director, Baseball Development (2008-2011). Coordinator, Amateur Scouting (2006-07).
  • Assistant GM Moises Rodriguez
  • Assistant GM & Director, Amateur Scouting Randy Flores
  • Director, Player Development Gary LaRocque

Oliver Marmol Manager
3 years (2022-24)

  • 3 years (2022-24)

    • hired by St. Louis as manager 10/25/21
  • 2017-21, St. Louis
    • 2017-18: first base coach
    • 2019-21: bench coach
  • 2011-16
    • minor-league coach, manager in St. Louis system
  • former manager Mike Shildt
    • 3 years (2020-22)
      • signed new extension with St. Louis 11/4/19
      • fired by St. Louis 10/14/21
    • 3 years (2018-20)
      • 2018: third base coach
      • selected by St. Louis as interim manager 7/14/18
      • signed extension with St. Louis as permanent manager 8/28/18
  • former manager Mike Matheny
    • 3 years (2018-20)
      • signed extension with St. Louis 11/4/16, fired 7/14/18 with about $5.3M remaining on contract
    • 3 years (2015-17)
      • signed extension with St. Louis 11/20/13
    • 2 years (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
      • hired as manager by St. Louis 11/14/11, replacing Tony La Russa
      • St. Louis exercised 2014 option 2/14/13

 

Nolan Arenado 3b
8 years/$260M (2019-26), plus 2027 extension

  • 8 years/$260M (2019-26)
    • signed extension with Colorado 2/26/19
    • 19:$26M, 20-24:$35M, 25:$32M, 26:$27M
    • Arenado may opt out of contract after 2021 season
    • no-trade protection
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for MVP ($50,000 for 2nd-5th in vote). $100,000 for Comeback Player of Year. $75,000 each LCS / WS MVP, $50,000 for Silver Slugger. $25,000 each All Star, Gold Glove
    • replaced 1 year, $26M deal signed 1/31/19, avoiding arbitration, $30M-$24M (record 1-year salary for arbitration-eligible player)
    • perks: hotel suite on road trips
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Colorado 2/1/21, with Arenado and both clubs agreeing to the following:
      • Arenado agreed to waive no-trade provision while retaining the right to block all future trades
      • Arenado agreed to defer $20M of his 2021 salary, paid with 2% interest in 10 equal installments each July 1, 2022-31
      • Arenado agreed to defer $6M annually in 2022-26 salaries, paid with no interest in 10 installments of $3M each July 1, 2032-41
      • Arenado retained his right to opt out of his contract after the 2021 season and also received the right to opt out of the contract after the 2022 season
      • St. Louis added one guaranteed year to Arenado’s contract at a salary of $15M for 2027
      • Colorado agreed to pay up to $51M, including:
        • guaranteed payments: $14,429,500 in 2021, $16M in 2023
        • conditional payments: $5,570,500 in 2022 and $5M each in 2024-26 if Arenado does not exercise right to opt out
  • 2 years/$29.5M (2017-18)
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • 17:$11.75M, 18:$17.75M
  • 1 year/$5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 4/28/13
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (2-59) (El Toro HS, Lake Forest, Calif.)
  • $625,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 8.155

Paul Goldschmidt 1b
5 years/$130M (2020-24)

  • 5 years/$130M (2020-24)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/23/19
    • $20M signing bonus ($2.25M installments each 1/15 and 7/15 in 2020, 2021, 2023 and 2024. $1M each 1/15 and 7/15 in 2022.)
    • 20-24:$22M annually
    • award bonuses: $1.5M for MVP ($1M for second in vote, $500,000 for third, $250,000 for fourth or fifth, $100,000 for sixth-10th). $250,000 each All Star, Gold Glove. $150,000 for WS MVP. $100,000 for LCS MVP. $50,000 each for Silver Slugger, LDS MVP
    • at signing, largest contract in Cardinals club history
  • 5 years/$32M (2014-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Arizona 3/29/13
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 14:$1M, 15:$3M, 16:$5.75M, 17:$8.75M, 18:$11M, 19:$14.5M club option ($2M buyout)
    • assignment bonus: $1M if traded
    • Arizona exercised 2019 option 10/29/18
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Arizona 12/5/18
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$482,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/1/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (8-246) (Texas State)
  • $95,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 10.059

Adam Wainwright rhp
1 year/$17.5M (2022)

  • 1 year/$17.5M (2022)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 10/2/21
    • full no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$8M (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/29/21
    • performance bonuses:
      • starts
      • relief appearances
    • award bonuses: $500,000 for 1st-10th finish in Cy Young vote. $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, DS MVP, LCS MVP, WS MVP. $25,000 for Silver Slugger
    • full no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$5M (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/12/19
    • performance bonuses:
      • $1.5M each for 20, 25 starts. $2M for 28 starts.
      • $500,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 relief appearances
    • full no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$2M (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 10/29/18
    • performance bonuses:
      • games started: $500,000 for 5 GS. $1M each for 10, 15 GS. $1.5M for 20 GS. $2M each for 25, 30 GS.
      • relief appearances: $500,000 each 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 games
      • games finished: $500,000 each for 25, 30 GF. $600,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 GF.
  • 5 years/$97.5M (2014-18)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/27/13
    • 14:$19.5M, 15:$19.5M, 16:$19.5M, 17:$19.5M, 18:$19.5M
    • award bonuses: $500,000 each for Top 10 finish in Cy Young vote. $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, WS MVP, LCS MVP, Division Series MVP. $25,000 for Silver Slugger
    • full no-trade protection
  • 4 years/$15M (2008-11), plus 2012, 2013 club options
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/20/08, replacing 1 year/$448,000 deal renewed 3/4/08 ($246,000 in minors)
    • $750,000 signing bonus
    • 08:$500,000, 09:$2.6M, 10:$4.65M, 11:$6.5M, 12:$9M club option, 13:$12M club option
    • 2012, 2013 options guaranteed with top five finish in 2010 or 2011 Cy Young vote (met 11/16/10)
    • 2012 club option increases to $10M with 2010 or 2011 Cy Young
    • club must exercise 2012 & 2013 options at same time, but may void if Wainwright is on DL with arm injury at end of 2011 season
    • award bonuses: $250,000 for Cy Young ($100,000 for second or third in vote, $50,000 for fourth or fifth place). $50,000 for All-Star.
    • St. Louis exercised 2012-13 options 10/27/11
  • 1 year/$410,000 (2007)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/07
  • 1 year/$327,000 (2006)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/06
  • 1 year/$316,000 (2005)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/05 ($52,600 in minors)
  • 1 year/$300,000 (2004)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Atlanta 12/03
    • signed by St. Louis 2/04
  • drafted by Atlanta 2000 (1-29) (Glynn Academy, Ga.)
  • $1.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Aegis Sports
  • ML service: 16.027

Miles Mikolas rhp
4 years/$68M (2020-23)

  • 4 years/$68M (2020-23)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/26/19
    • $5M signing bonus, paid $1M at signing, $1M each 1/15, 2020-23
    • 20-23:$15.75M annually
    • annual salaries increase $500,000 each with 200 innings in 2019
    • full no-trade protection
  • 2 years/$15.5M (2018-19)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/5/17
    • 18:$7.5M, 19:$8M
    • 2019 salary may increase based on 2018 innings pitched (increased by $1M to $9M)
  • 2015-17
    • Yomiuri of Japan
  • 1 year/$502,301 (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
    • Texas sold rights to Yomiuri Giants 11/14
  • 1 year/$492,800 (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by San Diego 11/20/13
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Pittsburgh 12/30/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 5/5/12
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (7-204) (Nova Southeastern, Fla.)
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 5.037

Yadier Molina c
1 year/$10M (2022)

  • 1 year/$10M (2022)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 8/24/21
  • 1 year/$9M (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 2/8/21
  • 3 years/$60M (2018-20)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 4/2/17
    • 18:$20M, 19:$20M, 20:$20M
    • at signing, highest average annual value for active catcher
  • 5 years/$75M (2013-17), plus 2018 mutual option
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/1/12
    • $1M signing bonus (paid within 30 days of MLB approval of the deal)
    • 13:$14M, 14:$15M, 15:$15M, 16:$14M, 17:$14M, 18:$15M mutual option ($2M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • full no-trade protection
  • 4 years/$15.5M (2008-11), plus 2012 club option
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/20/08 (avoided arbitration, $2.75M-$1.85M)
    • $250,000 signing bonus
    • 08:$1.75M, 09:$3.25M, 10:$4.25M, 11:$5.25M, 12:$7M club option ($750,000 buyout)
    • 2012 option increases to $7.5M if Molina is traded
    • award bonus: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove
    • St. Louis exercised $7M option for 2012 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$525,000 (2007)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/07
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2006)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/06
  • 1 year/$323,500 (2005)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/05
  • drafted by St. Louis 2000 (4-113) (Maestro Ladi HS, Vega Alta, PR)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 17.123

Steven Matz lhp
4 years/$44M (2022-25)

  • 4 years/$44M (2022-25)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/29/21
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 22:$8M, 23:$10M, 24:$12M, 25:$12M
    • annual performance bonuses: $200,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170 innings pitched
    • award bonuses: $25,000 for LCS MVP. $50,000 each for All Star, World Series MVP, Cy Young ($25,000 for second-fifth in CY vote)
  • 1 year/$562,250 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$5.2M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Mets 1/27/21
  • 1 year/$5M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.625M (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$577,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year/$562,250 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$515,750 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • drafted by NY Mets 2009 (2-72) (Melville HS, East Setauket, NY)
  • $895,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Icon Sports
  • ML service: 6.099

Paul DeJong ss
6 years/$26M (2018-23), plus 2024-25 options

  • 6 years/$26M (2018-23), plus 2024-25 club options
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/5/18
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 18:$1M, 19:$1.5M, 20:$1.5M, 21:$4M, 22:$6M, 23:$9M, 24:$12.5M club option ($2M buyout), 25:$15M club option ($1M buyout)
    • at signing, largest-ever contract for a player with less than one year of Major League service time
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/28/17
  • drafted by St. Louis 2015 (4-131) (Illinois State)
  • $200,000 signing bonus ($422,900 slot)
  • agent: CL Rocks
  • ML service: 4.127

Harrison Bader cf
2 years/$10.4M (2022-23)

  • 2 years/$10.4M (2022-23)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 4/2/22 (avoided arbitration, $4.8M-$3.8M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 22:$4.7M, 23:$4.7M
    • 2023 salary increases based on 2023 games and plate appearances:
      • $250,000 each for:
        • 350 PA or 85 starts,
        • 400 PA or 98 starts,
        • 450 PA or 111 starts
      • $500,000 each for:
        • 500 PA or 124 starts
        • 550 PA or 137 starts
        • 600 PA or 150 starts
  • 1 year/$2M (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$590,100 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year/$578,300 (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/25/17
  • drafted by St. Louis 2015 (3-100) (Florida)
  • $400,000 signing bonus ($570,300 slot)
  • agent: Vayner Sports
  • ML service: 4.030

Corey Dickerson rf-lf
1 year/$5M (2022)

  • 1 year/$5M (2022)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/17/22
    • performance bonuses
  • 2 years/$17.5M (2020-21)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/7/20
    • $2M signing bonus ($1M on 11/30/20, $1M on 11/30/21)
    • 20:$7M, 21:$8.5M
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Miami 6/29/21 with $4,432,796 remaining on contract (as part of the deal, Marlins paid Blue Jays about $2.65M in cash)
  • 1 year/$8.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/19 with $2,741,936 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$5.95M (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 2/22/18 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 2/17/18 (Pirates pay Rays $1M as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$3.025M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$522,900 (2016)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Colorado 1/28/16
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 6/21/13
  • drafted by Colorado 2010 (8-260) (Meridian CC, Miss.)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 8.101

Jack Flaherty rhp
1 year/$5M (2022)

  • 1 year/$5M (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2021)
    • won arbitration with St. Louis 2/13/21 ($3.9M-$3M)
  • 1 year/$604,500 (2020)
    • renewed by St. Louis 3/8/20
  • 1 year/$562,100 (2019)
    • renewed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 9/1/17
  • drafted by St. Louis 2014 (1-34) (Harvard-Westlake HS, Studio City, Calif.)
  • $2M signing bonus ($1.6504M slot)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 4.006

Tyler O’Neill lf
1 year/$3.4M (2022)

  •  1 year/$3.4M (2022)
    • lost arbitration with St. Louis 5/11/22 ($4.15M-$3.4M)
  • 1 year/$594,700 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$573,400 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year/$564,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/17
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Seattle 7/21/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (3-85) (Garibaldi SS, Maple Ridge, B.C.)
  • $650,000 signing bonus ($631,100 slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.059

Alex Reyes rhp
1 year/$2.85M (2022)

  • 1 year/$2.85M (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$900,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year/$564,600 (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • 1 year/$545,600 (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1  year (2016)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/9/16
  • signed by St. Louis 2013 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $950,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 4.056

T.J. McFarland lhp
1 year/$2.5M (2022)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/8/21
    • may earn additional $500,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/16/21
    • released by Washington 3/26/21
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 4/5/21 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Washington 7/1/21
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 7/1/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/16/21
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2020)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/23/19 (avoided arbitration, $1.675M-$1.275M)
    • 19:$1.4M, 20:$1.85M club option ($50,000 buyout)
    • Arizona declined 2020 option 10/31/19
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Arizona 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$850,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/7/17
    • may earn additional $0.35M in performance bonuses (earned additional $250,000 based on 2018 games pitched)
  • 1 year/$685,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/12/17 (1 yr/$0.685M, avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove
    • DFA by Baltimore 2/19/17, released 2/28/17
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 3/2/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 4/27/17
    • non-tendered by Arizona 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$523,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/16
    • DFA by Baltimore 8/28/16 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$519,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$505,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • selected by Baltimore from Cleveland in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12
    • signed by Baltimore 3/8/13
  • drafted by Cleveland 2007 (4-137) (Stagg HS, Palos Heights, Ill.)
  • $285,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 7.072

Albert Pujols 1b
1 years/$2.5M (2022)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2022)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/27/22
    • award bonuses: $150,000 for WS MVP. $100,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, MVP, LCS MVP. $50,000 each for Silver Slugger, finish of second through 10th in MVP vote
  • 10 years/$240M (2012-21)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/8/11
    • 12:$12M, 13:$16M, 14:$23M, 15:$24M, 16:$25M, 17:$26M, 18:$27M, 19:$28M, 20:$29M, 21:$30M
    • full no-trade protection
    • milestone bonuses: $3M for 3,000 hits, $7M for 763 HRs
    • award bonuses. $500,000 for MVP ($75,000 each for second or third place in vote). $100,000 for WS MVP. $75,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $50,000 for All-Star
    • perks: hotel suite on road, luxury suite for Pujols charity for 10 home games each season, right to buy luxury suite between first and third base for all home games
    • 10-year, $10M personal-services contract begins once player contract expires
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/5/21, released 5/13/21
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 5/17/21 (Dodgers pay pro-rated portion of Major League minimum, with Angels responsible for balance of 2021 salary)
  • 7 years/$100M (2004-10), plus 2011 club option
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/19/04 (avoided arbitration, $10.5M-$7M)
    • 04:$7M, 05:$11M, 06:$14M, 07:$15M, 08:$16M, 09:$16M, 10:$16M, 11:$16M club option ($5M buyout)
    • if option is not exercised, $4M of $5M buyout is deferred without interest
    • complete no-trade clause for 2004-2006, with a limited no-trade clause for 2007 through end of deal
    • $3M/year (2007-11) deferred without interest, to be paid in 10 installments of $1.2M from 2020 to 2029, reducing present-day value at signing to $90,276,957
    • award bonuses: $25,000 for All Star selection. $50,000 each for All Star election, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove. $100,000 for LCS MVP. $150,000 for WS MVP. $200,000 for MVP ($100,000 for second place in vote, $50,000 for third place)
    • perks: right to purchase four season tickets and a luxury box at Busch Stadium each season
    • Pujols to make 4 trips to Dominican Republic as club representative
    • St. Louis exercised $16M 2011 option 10/6/10
  • 1 year/$900,000 (2003)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/03 (record for third-year player)
  • 1 year/$600,000 (2002)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/02
  • 1 year/$200,000 (2001)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 3/01
  • drafted by St. Louis 1999 (13-402) (Maple Woods CC)
  • signing bonus of almost $60,000 (turned down initial $10,000 offer & played ’99 season in Jayhawk League)
  • agents: Dan Lozano, MVP Sports
  • ML service: 21.000

Drew VerHagen rhp
2 years/$5.5M (2022-23)

  • 2 years/$5.5M (2022-23)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/11/22
    • 22:$2.5M, 23:$3M
    • performance bonuses:
      • $125,000 each for 1, 2, 3, 4 games started
      • $125,000 each for 25, 35, 45, 55 games pitched
    • VerHagen may not be demoted to minors without permission
    • VerHagen will become a XX(B) free agent at contract’s end
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan 11/20
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan 11/19
  • 1 year/$567,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/19
    • DFA by Detroit 5/5/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/19
    • contract selected by Detroit 7/25/19
    • released by Detroit 11/25/19
  • 1 year/$551,400 (2018)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/18
    • DFA by Detroit 4/23/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/27/18
    • contract selected by Detroit 6/4/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
  • 1 year/$509,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/25/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Detroit 7/19/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2012 (4-154) (Vanderbilt)
  • $392,500 signing bonus ($283,000 slot)
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 3.066

Giovanny Gallegos rhp
1 year/$2.41M (2022)

  • 1 year/$2.41M (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$594,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$582,400 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • 1 year/$549,975 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18 ($144,811 in minors)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from NY Yankees 7/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/6/11 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 3.085

Nick Wittgren rhp
1 year/$1.2M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.2M (2022)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/13/22
  • 1 year/$2M (2021)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 12/22/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/5/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.125M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 2/5/19 after being DFA by Miami 1/29/19
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • drafted by Miami 2012 (9-287) (Purdue)
  • $128,800 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 5.071

Dakota Hudson rhp
1 year/$1.05M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.05M (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$595,700 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$580,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year/$559,100 (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/27/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2016 (1s-34) (Mississippi State)
  • $2M signing bonus ($1.878M slot)
  • ML service: 3.066

Jordan Hicks rhp
1 year/$938,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$938,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$862,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$578,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • renewed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 3/28/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2015 (3s-105) (Cypress Creek HS, Houston)
  • $600,000 signing bonus ($543,300 slot)
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 4.000

Tommy Edman 2b
1 year/$722,900 (2022)

  • 1 year/$722,900 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$596,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$581,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/8/19
  • drafted by St. Louis 2016 (6-196) (Stanford)
  • $236,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.114

Ryan Helsley rhp
1 year/$722,450 (2022)

  • 1 year/$722,450 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$582,300 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$569,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/18
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • drafted by St. Louis 2015 (5-161) (Northeastern State, Okla.)
  • $225,000 signing bonus ($316,500 slot)
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 2.105

Génesis Cabrera lhp
1 year/$719,200 (2022)

  • 1 year/$719,200 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$580,900 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/18
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/18
  • signed by Tampa Bay 11/1/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $34,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.040

Andrew Knizner c
1 year/$718,300 (2022)

  • 1 year/$718,300 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$579,200 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$566,900 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/31/19
  • drafted by St. Louis 2016 (7-286) (NC State)
  • $185,300 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.021

Edmundo Sosa ss
1 year/$715,600 (2022)

  • 1 year/$715,600 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$575,900 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/18/16
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • signed by St. Louis 7/2/12 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • $425,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 1.140

Kodi Whitley rhp
1 year/$714,350 (2022)

  • 1 year/$714,350 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/23/20
  • drafted by St. Louis 2017 (27-814) (Mount Olive)
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.115

Jake Woodford rhp
1 year/$714,350 (2022)

  • 1 year/$714,350 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$578,300 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/19
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • drafted by St. Louis 2015 (1A-39) (Plant City HS, Fla.)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($1,585,400 slot)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 1.115

Lars Nootbaar of
1 year/$705,200 (2022)

  • 1 year/$705,200 (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/22/21
  • drafted by St. Louis 2018 (8-243) (USC)
  • $150,000 signing bonus ($163,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.087

Dylan Carlson rf
1 year/$703,800 (2022)

  • 1 year/$703,800 (2022)
    • renewed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$577,100 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/15/20
  • drafted by St. Louis 2016 (1s-33) (Elk Grove HS, Calif.)
  • $1.35M signing bonus ($1.9095M slot)
  • agent: ALIGND
  • ML service: 1.104

Andre Pallante rhp
1 year/$700,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 4/5/22
  • drafted by St. Louis 2019 (4-125) (UC Irivine)
  • $455,600 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Brendan Donovan 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/19/21
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • drafted by St. Louis 2018 (7-213) (South Alabama)
  • $200,300 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Junior Fernández rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year/$566,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/6/19
  • signed by St. Louis 7/2/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $400,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.112

Nolan Gorman 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/20/22
  • drafted by St. Louis 2018 (1-19) (Sandra Day O’Connor HS, Phoenix)
  • $3.2317M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Iván Herrera c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/20
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • signed by St. Louis 7/7/16 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Matthew Liberatore lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/21/22
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Tampa Bay 1/9/20
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2018 (1-16) (Mountain Ridge HS, Glendale, Ari.)
  • $3.4975M signing bonus ($3.6035M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Packy Naughton lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 3/21/22 after being DFA by LA Angels 3/18/22
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/4/21
  • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Cincinnati 8/31/20
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2017 (9-257) (Virginia Tech)
  • $137,500 signing bonus ($147,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.041

Johan Oviedo rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 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

Freddy Pacheco rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/19/21
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • signed by St. Louis 11/29/17 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Kramer Robertson 2b-ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/11/22
  • drafted by St. Louis 2017 (4-124) (LSU)
  • $150,000 signing bonus ($424,800 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Angel Rondón rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/20
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • signed by St. Louis 1/6/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.011

Ali Sánchez c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade 2/12/21 after being DFA by NY Mets 2/10/21
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/19
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $690,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.070

Jake Walsh rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/19/21
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • drafted by St. Louis 2017 (16-484) (Florida Southern)
  • ML service: 0.000

Juan Yepez 1b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 10/6/21
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Atlanta 5/20/17
  • signed by Atlanta 7/2/14 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

T.J. Zeuch rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
  • 1 year/$578,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade 7/25/21 after being DFA by Toronto 7/20/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/3/19
  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (1-21) (Pittsburgh)
  • $2.175M signing bonus ($2.2851M slot)
  • ML service: 0.089

 

Minor-league contracts

Joshua Baez of
2022

  • drafted by St. Louis 2021 (2-54) (Dexter Southfield HS, Brookline, Mass.)
  • $2.25M signing bonus ($1,338,500 slot)
  • ML service:

Aaron Brooks rhp
1 year/$1.4M (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/31/22 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.4M in majors
    • contract selected by St. Louis 3/26/22
    • DFA by St. Louis 5/2/22, sent outright to Triple-A 5/5/22
  • 2021
    • re-signed by KIA Tigers of South Korea
  • 2020
    • signed by KIA Tigers of South Korea 11/13/19
    • $200,000 signing bonus. Salary of $479,000
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 7/6/19 after being DFA by Oakland 7/3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 8/30/18
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Milwaukee 9/3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 8/23/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/19/17
    • DFA by Milwaukee 9/5/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/8/17
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2016)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 2/15/16
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Kansas City 7/28/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 4/5/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (9-276) (Cal State-San Bernadino)
  • $90,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 2.102

Michael McGreevy rhp
2022

  • drafted by St. Louis 2021 (1-18) (UC Santa Barbara)
  • $2.75M signing bonus ($3,481,300 slot)
  • ML service:

Jonathan Mejia ss
2022

  • signed by St. Louis 1/15/22 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • signing bonus of about $2M
  • ML service:

Ljay Newsome rhp
2022

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/21
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers from Seattle 10/22/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/18/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/15/20
  • drafted by Seattle 2015 (26-785) (Chopticon HS, Morganza, Md.)
  • agent: KHG Sports
  • ML service: 1.122

Blake Parker rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/26/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/15/21 (minor-league contract)
    • may earn up to $2.5M with performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Cleveland 6/4/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/5/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/11/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/30/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2019)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/14/19
    • roster bonuses: $0.5M for 130 days on active Major League roster. $0.4M for 140 days. $0.25M each for 150, 160 days.
    • DFA by Minnesota 7/24/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/27/19 (refused assignment, elected free agency 7/29/19)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 7/30/19 (minor-league contract)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 11/4/19 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2017)
    • DFA by LA Angels 1/19/17, sent outright to Triple-A 1/24/17
    • contract selected by LA Angels 4/2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/17/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/4/16
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 8/9/16 after being DFA by Seattle 8/6/16
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers from NY Yankees 10/5/16
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from LA Angels 11/23/16
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers from Milwaukee 12/23/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/5/15, released 5/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/7/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/17/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/26/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/14/10
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2006 (16-479) (Arkansas)
  • ML service: 6.118

Johan Quezada rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
    • DFA by St. Louis 3/29/22, sent outright to Double-A 3/30/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Philadelphia 2/10/21
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 9/11/20
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Miami 10/30/20
  • signed by Minnesota 9/10/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.029

Kyle Ryan lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/19/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$800,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • salary of $250,000 in minors
    • performance bonuses based on games pitched: $25,000 each for 40, 45 games. $50,000 each for 50, 55, 60 games
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/7/21, sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/21
    • recalled by Chicago Cubs 6/20/21
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/12/21, sent outright to Triple-A 8/14/21
  • 1 year/$975,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/28/18
    • split contract paying $180,000 in minors
    • roster bonus: salary increases to $700,000 with one day on active Major League roster, not including disabled list
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/25/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$546,400 (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/2/17
  • 1 year/$509,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/5/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Detroit 8/30/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2010 (12-373) (Auburndale HS, Fla.)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 4.005

Cory Spangenberg 2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/26/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2021)
    • re-signed by Seibu Lions of Japan 1/14/21
    • may earn additional $400,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Seibu Lions of Japan 12/19
  • 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

Anderson Tejeda ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/18/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/7/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
  • signed by Texas 9/8/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.112

Zack Thompson lhp
2022

  • drafted by St. Louis 2019 (1-19) (Kentucky)
  • $3M signing bonus ($3.359M slot)
  • ML service:

Brandon Waddell lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 4/7/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • DFA by Minnesota 2/11/21, sent outright to Triple-A 2/13/21
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/7/21
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 5/8/21 after being DFA by Minnesota 5/7/21
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 6/6/21 after being DFA by Baltimore 6/4/21
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/28/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/9/20
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Pittsburgh 10/30/20
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2015 (5-157) (Virginia)
  • $315,000 signing bonus ($329,100 slot)
  • agent: Republik
  • ML service: 0.106

Jordan Walker 3b
2022

  • drafted by St. Louis 2020 (1-21) (Decatur HS, Ga.)
  • $2.9M signing bonus ($3.1323M slot)
  • ML service:

Masyn Winn ss-rhp
2022

  • drafted by St. Louis 2020 (2-54) (Kingswood HS, Texas)
  • $2.1M signing bonus ($1,338,500 slot)
  • ML service: