Miami Marlins

Service time in years & days (through 2017 season).

Bruce Sherman Chairman & Principal Owner
2017 -

  • Bruce Sherman, 2017 -
    • A group led by Private Capital Management founder Bruce Sherman and Derek Jeter bought the Marlins in October 2017 for $1.2 billion ($800M in cash, $400M in assumed or restructured debt).
  • Jeffrey Loria, 2002-2017
    • New York art dealer and businessman Jeffrey Loria purchased the club for $158.5M in 2002. Under the purchase agreement, the sale price was reduced to $143M when the team did not get a new stadium within five years.
  • John Henry, 1999-2002
    • Investor John Henry bought the franchise for $150M in 1999.
  • Wayne Huizenga, 1993-99
    • Wayne Huizenga, founder of Waste Management, Inc., and Blockbuster Video, paid a $95M expansion fee for rights to the NL’s 1993 expansion team in Miami.
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $1 billion in April, 2018.
MARLINS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $ 99,510,143 $ ()
2017 $115,406,101 $154,892,372 (17)
2016 $ 74,364,500 $123,574,388 (19)
2015 $ 69,031,500 $ 63,096,627 (30)
2014 $ 45,825,400 $ 52,518,799 (30)
2013 $ 50,526,900 $ 42,301,773 (29)
2012 $101,628,000 $ 89,875,132 (18)
2011 $ 57,695,000 $ 61,940,280 (25)
2010 $ 47,429,719 $ 47,331,979 (28)
2009 $ 36,834,000 $ 37,532,482 (30)
2008 $ 21,811,500 $ 27,003,450 (30)
2007 $ 30,507,000 $ 33,072,472 (29)
2006 $ 14,998,500 $ 21,124,332 (30)
2005 $ 60,408,834 $ 56,273,212 (21)
2004 $ 42,143,042 $ 50,340,382 (23)
2003 $ 45,050,000 $ 63,281,152 (20)
2002 $ 41,979,917 $ 40,822,536 (28)
2001 $ 35,762,500 $ 38,005,639 (27)
2000 $ 19,900,000 $ 22,131,182 (29)
  • 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.

Derek Jeter Chief Executive Officer
2018 -

  • assumed role as CEO 10/2/17 upon Sherman group’s purchase of club
  • owns 4 percent stake in Marlins

Michael Hill President, Baseball Operations
2016 -

  • 2016 -
    • has handled day-to-day GM duties since 5/18/15
    • reported to have contract paying more than $10M over 5 years
  • 8 years (2008-15)
    • promoted to President, Baseball Operations 9/29/13
    • promoted to VP, General Manager 9/29/07
    • VP, Assistant GM 3/05-9/07, Assistant GM, 2003-07
    • Colorado, 2000-2002 (Director, Player Development)
    • Tampa Bay, 1998-1999 (Assistant Director, Scouting)
  • Assistant GM Brian Chattin
  • VP, Scouting Stan Meek
  • VP/Scouting and Player Development Gary Denbo

Don Mattingly Manager
4 years (2016-19)

  • 4 years (2016-19)
    • hired by Miami as manager 11/15
  • LA Dodgers 2008-15
    • 3 years (2014-16)
      • signed extension as manager with LA Dodgers 1/7/14
      • replaced option season in previous contract
      • Dodgers & Mattingly mutually agreed he will not return for 2016 (Dodgers to pay 2016 salary if he does not find work elsewhere, though Marlins subsequently will cover nearly all of 2016 salary)
    • 3 years (2011-13), plus 2014 club option
      • hired as manager by LA Dodgers 9/17/10
      • 2014 option for $1.4M vested with 2013 NLDS victory
    • 2008-10: hitting coach
    • replaced option season in previous contract
    • Mattingly will not return for 2016 (Dodgers to pay his 2016 salary)
  • NY Yankees 2004-07
    • hitting coach and bench coach
  • former manager/GM Dan Jennings
    • 3 years (2016-18)
      • signed extension with Miami (timing undisclosed)
      • selected as field manager 5/18/15
      • to resume duties as GM 10/15, subsequently fired 10/29/15 with 3 years/$5.8M remaining on contract
    • 8 years (2008-15)
      • promoted to General Manager 9/29/13
      • promoted to VP, Player Personnel and Assistant GM 9/29/07
  • former manager Mike Redmond
    • 2 years (2016-17)
      • signed extension with Miami 9/28/14
      • annual salaries of slightly more than $1M
      • fired by Miami 5/16/15
    • 3 years (2013-15)
      • hired by Miami 11/1/12, replacing Ozzie Guillen
      • $0.85M salary for 2015
  • former manager Ozzie Guillen
    • 4 years/$10M (2012-15)
      • hired by Florida 9/28/11, replacing Jack McKeon
      • fired by Miami 10/23/12
  • former manager Edwin Rodriguez
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed extension with Florida 11/2/10
      • resigned 6/19/11, replaced by interim manager Jack McKeon 6/20/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • hired by Florida as interim manager 6/23/10, replacing Fredi Gonzalez
      • selected by Florida as permanent manager 6/29/10
  • former manager Fredi Gonzalez
    • 2 years (2010-11)
      • signed extension with Florida 2/17/09
      • fired by Florida 6/23/10
    • 3 years/about $2M (2007-09)
      • hired by Florida 10/06, replacing Joe Girardi
  • former manager Joe Girardi
    • hired by Florida 10/05, signing a 3-year contract (2006-08)
    • Girardi replaced Jack McKeon, who resigned 10/05 but continues to serve as an advisor to owner Jeffrey Loria. He was hired 5/03 & was paid about $0.5M annually
    • fired 10/06 with 2 years, about $1.5M left on deal

 

Martin Prado 3b
3 years/$40M (2017-19)

  • 3 years/$40M (2017-19)
    • signed extension with Miami 10/5/16
    • 17:$11.5M, 18:$13.5M, 19:$15M
  • 4 years/$40M (2013-16)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Atlanta 1/24/13
    • signed extension with Arizona 1/31/13 (avoided arbitration, $7.05M-$6.65M)
    • 13:$7M, 14:$11M, 15:$11M, 16:$11M
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 7/31/14
    • acquired by Miami in trade from NY Yankees 12/19/14, with Yankees paying $6M in salaries ($3M each in 2015, 2016)
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/13/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/05
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/06
  • signed by Atlanta 2/01 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 10.105

Starlin Castro 2b
7 years/$60M (2013-19), plus 2020 option

  • 7 years/$60M (2013-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 8/28/12
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 13:$5M, 14:$5M, 15:$6M, 16:$7M, 17:$9M, 18:$10M, 19:$11M, 20:$16M club option ($1M buyout)
    • performance bonuses
    • 2019 salary and 2020 option increase by $2M each with one MVP in 2013-19 or two Top 5 finishes in MVP vote, 2013-19
    • deal does not include no-trade protection
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/8/15
    • acquired by Miami in trade from NY Yankees 12/9/17 (as part of the deal, Marlins to pay $30M to Yankees if Stanton does not exercise right to opt out of the contract after the 2020 season)
  • 1 year/$0.567M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/7/10
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 2004 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Magnus Sports (previously Rep 1 Baseball)
  • ML service: 7.150

Wei-Yin Chen lhp
5 years/$80M (2016-20), plus 2021 option

  • 5 years/$80M (2016-20), plus conditional 2021 option
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/19/16
    • $13M signing bonus ($5M paid 11/30/17, $8M paid 6/30/18)
    • 16:$6M, 17:$9M, 18:$10M player option, 19:$20M player option, 20:$22M player option, 21:$16M conditional player option
    • Chen must exercise 2018-20 options together within four days after the end of the 2017 World Series
    • Chen receives 2021 player option if he 1) has 180 innings pitched in 2020 or 360 IP in 2019-20 and 2) is not on the disabled list at the end of the 2020 season, and 3) is healthy for 2021 spring training
    • Total of $64.5M in 2016-21 salaries is deferred without interest (16:$3M, 17:$4.5M, 18:$8M, 19:$16M, 20:$17M , 21:$16M)
    • Chen to receive deferred payments of $3M on 11/30/16, $4.5M on 11/30/17, $2M on 11/30/18, $6M on 6/30/19, $4M on 11/30/19, $9M on 6/30/20, $5M on 11/30/20, $15M on 6/30/21, $1M on 11/30/21, $15M on 6/30/22
    • Chen exercised 2018-20 options 11/17
  • 3 years/$11.388M (2012-14), plus 2015 option
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent from Taiwan 1/10/12
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 12:$3.072M, 13:$3.572M, 14:$4.072M, 15:$4.75M club option ($0.372M buyout)
    • 2015 option increases to $6M with 56 starts or 360 innings in 2013-14
    • may become free agent after expiration of contract
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 30 starts, 200 innings
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star selection. $0.15M for Cy Young ($75,000 for second place in vote, $50,000 for third place)
    • Baltimore exercised 2015 option 10/30/14
    • Baltimore made qualifying offer to Chen 11/6/15
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Octagon)
  • ML service: 6.000

Dan Straily rhp
1 year/$3.37M (2018)

  • 1 year/$3.37M (2018)
    • lost arbitration with Miami 2/16/18 ($3.55M-$3.37M)
  • 1 year/$0.5521M (2017)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Cincinnati 1/18/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5121M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Houston 3/28/16
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from San Diego 4/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/19/15
    • signed by Houston 3/15
    • DFA by Houston 8/5/15 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 7/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 8/3/12
  • drafted by Oakland 2009 (24-723) (Marshall)
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 3.126

Derek Dietrich lf-2b
1 year/$2.9M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.9M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.522M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5015M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Tampa Bay 12/5/12
    • contract purchased by Miami 5/8/13
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (2-72) (Georgia Tech)
  • $0.4572M signing bonus
  • agent: David Meter
  • ML service: 3.151

J.T. Realmuto c
1 year/$2.9M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.9M (2018)
    • lost arbitration with Miami 2/2/18 ($3.5M-$2.9M)
  • 1 year/$0.5625M (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Miami 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • drafted by Florida 2010 (3-104) (Albert HS, Midwest City, Okla.)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: BBI Sports
  • ML service: 3.038

Miguel Rojas ss
1 year/$1.18M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.18M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 6/6/14
    • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 12/10/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/13/12 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Cincinnati 11/24/05 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 3.043

Kyle Barraclough rhp
1 year/$1.113M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.113M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5365M (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from St. Louis 7/24/15 (Cishek deal)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/7/15
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (7-240) (St. Mary’s)
  • $65,000 signing bonus ($0.1433M slot)
  • ML service: 2.059

Javy Guerra rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 7/9/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/16/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/8/17
    • DFA by Miami 8/22/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/23/17
    • contract selected by Miami 9/1/1
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/10/17
  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 11/20/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 2/10/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/6/13
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/13/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/16/16
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/1/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/7/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/9/16
  • 1 year/$0.9375M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/6/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 3/26/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 3/16/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/28/14
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/20/14
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.488M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/20/09
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2004 (4-118) (Ryan HS, Denton, Texas)
  • $0.275M signing bonus
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 3.064

Brett Graves rhp
1 year/$1.09M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.09M (2018)
    • selected by Miami from Oakland in Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • drafted by Oakland 2014 (3-101) (Missouri)
  • $0.51M signing bonus ($0.5192M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Elieser Hernandez rhp
1 year/$1.09M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.09M (2018)
    • selected by Miami from Houston in Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • signed by Houston 11/15/11 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Braxton Lee rhp
1 year/$1.09M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.09M (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Tampa Bay 6/26/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2014 (12-367) (Mississippi)
  • ML service: 0.000

Chris O’Grady lhp
1 year/$1.09M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.09M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • released by LA Angels 4/6/17
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 4/24/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • selected by Cincinnati from LA Angels in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • returned by Cincinnati to LA Angels 3/30/16
  • drafted by LA Angels 2012 (10-327) (George Mason)
  • $50,000 signing bonus ($0.125M slot)
  • ML service: 0.087

Dillon Peters lhp
1 year/$1.09M (2018)

  • 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)
  • $0.175M signing bonus ($0.1418M slot)
  • ML service: 0.031

Caleb Smith lhp
1 year/$1.09M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.09M (2018)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from NY Yankees 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • selected by Milwaukee from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Milwaukee 12/8/16
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
    • returned by Chicago Cubs to NY Yankees 3/28/17
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/16/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (14-434) (Sam Houston State)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.062

Drew Steckenrider rhp
1 year/$1.09M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.09M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • drafted by Miami 2012 (8-257) (Tennessee)
  • $0.1379M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.094

Bryan Holaday c
1 year/$1M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • contract selected by Miami 3/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/20/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 3/27/17 (exercised right to opt out)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/31/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/1/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/3/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$0.519M (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/5/16
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Detroit 3/29/16
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 8/5/16 after being DFA by Texas 8/1/16
    • non-tendered by Boston 12/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/15
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 6/6/12
  • drafted by Detroit 2010 (6-193) (TCU)
  • $0.115M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.056

Jarlin Garcia lhp
1 year/$0.555M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.555M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • signed by Miami 8/13/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic)
  • ML service: 1.003

Brian Anderson 3b
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Miami 9/1/17
  • drafted by Miami 2014 (3-76) (Arkansas)
  • $0.6M signing bonus ($0.7372M slot)
  • ML service: 0.031

Lewis Brinson of
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Milwaukee 1/25/18
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 8/1/16
  • drafted by Texas 2012 (1-29) (Coral Springs HS, Fla.)
  • $1.625M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: The Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.025

Garrett Cooper 1b
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from NY Yankees 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Milwaukee 7/13/17
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/14/17
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2013 (6-182) (Auburn)
  • $30,000 signing bonus ($0.2237M slot)
  • ML service: 0.053

Tayron Guerrero rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
    • acquired by Miami in trade from San Diego 7/29/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/14
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
  • signed by San Diego 12/18/09 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • agent: TLA Worldwide
  • ML service: 0.004

Tyler Kinley rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • selected by Minnesota from Miami in Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
    • DFA by Minnesota 4/26/18, returned to Miami 5/1/18
    • contract selected by Miami 9/4/18
  • drafted by Miami 2013 (16-472) (Barry University, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.000

J.T. Riddle ss
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • drafted by Miami 2013 (13-382) (Kentucky)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.158

Drew Rucinski rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/27/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 6/3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/5/17)
    • DFA by Minnesota 6/11/17 (refused outright, elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 11/26/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
    • DFA by LA Angels 9/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/10/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 8/6/13 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Cleveland 3/28/12
  • signed by Cleveland 6/16/11 as an amateur free agent (Ohio State)
  • ML service: 0.042

Chad Wallach c
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/25/17
    • claimed by Miami off waivers from Cincinnati 11/3/17
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2013 (5-142) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $0.3439M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.035

Sandy Alcantara rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 9/1/17
    • acquired by Miami in trade from St. Louis 12/13/17
  • signed by St. Louis 7/23/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.031

Chris Bostick 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18
    • acquired by Miami in trade 8/12/18 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 8/7/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/19/15
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 9/26/16 after being DFA by Washington 9/18/16
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Texas 12/11/14
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Oakland 12/3/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (44-1,336) (Aquinas Institute, Rochester, NY)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.034

Jeff Brigham rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 9/1/18
  • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 7/30/15
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2014 (4-129) (Washington)
  • $0.3963M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Cloyd rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 4/8/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 5/12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/2/17
    • DFA by Seattle 6/21/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/2/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 11/3/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cleveland 1/17/15
    • signed for 2015 by Samsung Lions of Korea
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 12/13/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Philadelphia 10/3/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 11/25/13
    • non-tendered by Cleveland 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 8/29/12
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2008 (18-556) (Bellevue, Neb.)
  • agent: Big League Management
  • ML service: 0.114

Adam Conley lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • drafted by Florida 2011 (2-72) (Washington State)
  • $0.625M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 2.011

Austin Dean of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/15/18
  • drafted by Miami 2012 (4-137) (Klein Collins HS, Spring, Texas)
  • $0.3672M signing bonus ($0.3335M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Miguel Del Pozo lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/3/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • signed by Washington 8/24/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Issac Galloway of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 7/31/18
  • drafted by Florida 2008 (8-238) (Los Osos HS, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.)
  • $0.245M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Merandy Gonzalez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • acquired by Miami in trade from NY Mets 7/28/17
  • signed by NY Mets 3/6/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Pablo Lopez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Seattle 7/20/17
  • signed by Seattle 7/4/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.28M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Ben Meyer rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 6/6/18
  • drafted by Miami 2015 (29-866) (Minnesota)
  • ML service: 0.000

James Needy rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Sioux City of independent American Association 3/17
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 6/1/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 2016
    • did not play
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (6-174) (Santana HS, Santee, Calif.)
  • $0.298M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Peter O’Brien 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 6/1/18
    • contract selected by Miami 9/4/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade 1/3/17 after being DFA by Arizona 12/23/16
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/17
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 5/16/17 after being DFA by Kansas City 5/10/17
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 5/27/17 after being DFA by Cincinnati 5/25/17
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 6/18/17 after being DFA by Texas 6/17/17
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 7/31/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Arizona 9/8/15
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/14
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (2-94) (Miami)
  • $0.46M signing bonus ($0.5078M slot)
  • ML service: 0.082

Rafael Ortega cf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/15/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/10/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/6/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/1/15 (split contract paying salary of $0.175M in minors)
    • DFA by LA Angels 11/11/16, sent outright to Triple-A 11/17/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 1/6/14 after being DFA by Texas 12/30/13
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • DFA by St. Louis 9/8/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Colorado 11/27/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/30/12
  • signed by Colorado 1/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.086

Trevor Richards rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 4/2/18
  • signed by Miami 2016 as an amateur free agent from Gateway of independent Frontier League (Drury University)
  • ML service: 0.000

Magneuris Sierra of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/18/16
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
    • acquired by Miami in trade from St. Louis 12/13/17
  • signed by St. Louis 7/13/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.105M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.042

Jose Urena rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • renewed by Miami 3/17
  • 1  year (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Miami 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • signed by Florida 5/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $52,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.040

Nick Wittgren rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.535M (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)
  • $0.1288M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.135

 

Minor leagues

Cristhian Adames ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/15/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
    • DFA by Colorado 4/30/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/5/17
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • signed by Colorado 9/14/07 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.086

Sean Burnett lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 3/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/12/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • released by Philadelphia 3/25/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington 11/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 4/1/16 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Washington 4/4/16 after exercising opt-out clause
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 4/10/16 (minor-league contract with right to opt-out at end of April)
    • released by LA Dodgers 5/1/16 (exercised opt-out)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • exercised right to opt out of contract with Atlanta 5/20/16
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 5/23/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 9/2/16
    • contract selected by Washington 9/2/16
  • 2 years/$8M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/5/12
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 13:$3.5M, 14:$3.75M, 15:$4.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2015 option guaranteed with total of 110 games in 2013-14
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.625M based on games, up to 65
    • LA Angels declined 2015 option 10/30/14
  • 2 years/$3.95M (2011-12), plus 2013 mutual option
    • signed extension with Washington 12/23/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$1.4M, 12:$2.3M, 13:$3.5M mutual option ($0.25M buyout)
    • Burnett forfeits buyout if he declines option
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for 35 GF, $0.15M for 45 GF, $0.25M for 55 GF
    • Burnett declined 2013 option 11/1/12
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2010)
    • lost arbitration with Washington 2/20/10 ($0.925M-$0.775M)
  • 1 year/$0.4085M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/09
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Pittsburgh 6/30/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 2/1/08, sent outright to Triple-A 2/7/08
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 5/4/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • renewed by Pittsburgh 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.321M (2005)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/05
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2000 (1-19) (Wellington HS, Fla.)
  • $1.65M signing bonus
  • agent: Jim Munsey
  • ML service: 8.116 (through 2016)

Isan Diaz ss
2018

  • acquired by Miami in trade from Milwaukee 1/25/18
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Arizona 1/30/16
  • drafted by Arizona 2014 (2s-70) (Springfield HS, Mass.)
  • $0.75M signing bonus ($0.8211M slot)
  • ML service:

Jumbo Diaz rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5575M (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 3/10/17 after being DFA by Cincinnati 3/6/17
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 7/16/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/19/17
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 7/31/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 6/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/20/12 (minor-league deal)
  • signed by LA Dodgers 2001 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Magnus Sports (Praver-Shapiro)
  • ML service: 2.129

Braxton Garrett lhp
2018

  • drafted by Miami 2016 (1-7) (Florence HS, Ala.)
  • $4.1459M signing bonus ($3.7563M slot)
  • ML service:

Severino Gonzalez rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 2/18/18
    • contract selected by Miami 4/1/18
    • DFA by Miami 4/2/18, sent outright to Triple-A 4/4/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Miami in trade 1/24/17 after being DFA by Philadelphia 1/19/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/28/15
  • signed by Philadelphia 4/27/11 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.128

Jorge Guzman rhp
2018

  • acquired by Miami in trade from NY Yankees 12/17
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Houston 11/17/16
  • signed by Houston 6/15/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

Monte Harrison of
2018

  • acquired by Miami in trade from Milwaukee 1/25/18
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2014 (2-50) (Lee’s Summit West HS, Mo.)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($1.1003M slot)
  • ML service:

Nick Neidert rhp
2018

  • acquired by Miami in trade from Seattle 12/7/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2015 (2-60) (Peachtree Ridge HS, Suwanee, Ga.)
  • $1.2M signing bonus ($1.0259M slot)
  • ML service:

Austin Nola ss
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 4/4/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • drafted by Miami 2012 (5-167) (LSU)
  • $75,000 signing bonus ($0.2497M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Yadiel Rivera ss-3b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/23/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
    • DFA by Milwaukee 9/15/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/21/17
  • 1 year/$0.5086M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (9-279) (Manuela Toro HS, Caguas, P.R.)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.105

Trevor Rogers lhp
2018

  • drafted by Miami 2017 (1-13) (Carlsbad HS, N.M.)
  • $3.4M signing bonus ($3.8758M slot)
  • ML service:

Connor Scott of
2018

  • drafted by Miami 2018 (1-13) (H.B. Plant HS, Fla.)
  • $4.0382M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

J.B. Shuck lf
1 year/$0.75M (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/23/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
    • contract selected by Miami 4/13/18
    • DFA by Miami 7/5/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/7/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/17/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.521M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 11/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.516M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 9/5/14 after being DFA by LA Angels 9/2/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Cleveland 11/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • signed by LA Angels 11/15/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 3/31/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/28/12
    • released by Houston 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Houston 8/5/11
  • drafted by Houston 2008 (6-182) (Ohio State)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.080

Tomas Telis c
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
    • DFA by Miami 4/29/18, sent outright to Triple-A 5/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Texas 7/31/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/25/14
  • signed by Texas 7/07 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.044

Alex Wimmers rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/15/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/1/17
    • DFA by Minnesota 6/23/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/27/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/26/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 11/7/16
  • drafted by Minnesota 2010 (1-21) (Ohio State)
  • $1.332M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.051