Miami Marlins

Service time in years & days (through 2019 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 $980 million in April, 2020.

MARLINS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2020 $ 69,988,700 (27) $                   (   ) $ 82,613,700 (29)
2019 $ 71,903,319 (29) $ 75,671,476 (29) $ 86,022,172 (29)
2018 $ 99,510,143 (23) $ 90,476,643 (27) $108,086,007 (26)
2017 $115,406,101 (20) $116,975,560 (20) $154,892,372 (17)
2016 $ 74,364,500 (28) $ 80,996,456 (28) $123,574,388 (19)
2015 $ 69,031,500 (30) $ 63,096,627 (30) $103,414,289 (26)
2014 $ 45,825,400 (30) $ 52,518,799 (30) $ 64,580,636 (29)
2013 $ 50,526,900 (29) $ 42,301,773 (29) $ 50,851,626 (29)
2012 $101,628,000 (10) $ 89,875,132 (18) $111,824,633 (15)
2011 $ 57,695,000 (24) $ 61,940,280 (25)
2010 $ 47,429,719 (28) $ 47,331,979 (28)
2009 $ 36,834,000 (30) $ 37,532,482 (30)
2008 $ 21,811,500 (30) $ 27,003,450 (30)
2007 $ 30,507,000 (29) $ 33,072,472 (29)
2006 $ 14,998,500 (30) $ 21,124,332 (30)
2005 $ 60,408,834 (16) $ 56,273,212 (21)
2004 $ 42,143,042 (25) $ 50,340,382 (23)
2003 $ 45,050,000 (25) $ 63,281,152 (20)
2002 $ 41,979,917 (25) $ 40,822,536 (28)
2001 $ 35,762,500 (27) $ 38,005,639 (27)
2000 $ 19,900,000 (29) $ 22,131,182 (29)
  • 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.

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
2 years (2020-21), plus 2022 option

  • 2 years (2020-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed extension with Miami 9/20/19
  • 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

 

Jonathan Villar 2b
1 year/$8.2M (2020)

  • 1 year/$8.2M (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.825M (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Baltimore 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$2.55M (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/18 with $2,787,634 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$554,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$512,900 (2016)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 11/19/15
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year/$513,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$503,800 (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/10 (Oswalt deal)
  • signed by Philadelphia 5/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $105,000 signing bonus
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 5.113

Corey Dickerson rf-lf
2 years/$17.5M (2020-21)

  • 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
  • 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 Sports (previously MVP Sports)
  • ML service: 6.101

Miguel Rojas ss
2 years/$10.25M (2020-21), plus 2022 option

  • 2 years/$10.25M (2020-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed extension with Miami 9/20/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • 20:$4.75M, 21:$5M, 22:$5.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • 2022 option guaranteed if Rojas has 500 plate appearances in 2021 and is healthy for 2022 Spring Training
  • 1 year/$3.155M (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.18M (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year/$511,000 (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: 5.043

Jose Urena rhp
1 year/$3.75M (2020)

  • 1 year/$3.75M (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (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: 4.040

Brandon Kintzler rhp
1 year/$3.25M (2020), plus 2021 option

  • 1 year/$3.25M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/20
    • 20:$3M, 21:$4M club option ($250,000 buyout)
    • if traded, 2021 increases to $5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
  • 2 years/$10M (2018), plus 2019 club or player option
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 12/14/17
    • 18:$5M, 19:$10M club option or $5M player option
    • price of 2019 options may increase based on 2018 performance
    • annual performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 20, 25 games finished. $50,000 for 30 GF.
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Washington 7/31/18 with $1,639,785 in 2018 salary remaining
    • Kintzler exercised 2019 player option at $5M 10/31/18
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 7/31/17 with $999,453 remaining on contract
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/7/16
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/2/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 4/21/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/23/15
    • DFA, sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 9/8/15
  • 1 year/$507,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$491,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year/$481,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/21/12
    • DFA by Milwaukee 6/28/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/30/12
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/3/12
  • 1 year/$414,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/8/10
  • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/24/09 (minor-league contract)
  • released by San Diego 4/1/06
  • drafted by San Diego 2004 (40-1,182) (Dixie State JC, Utah)
  • agent: Kevin Kohler
  • ML service: 8.003

Jesus Aguilar 1b
1 year/$2.575M (2020)

  • 1 year/$2.575M (2020)
    • won arbitration with Miami 2/19/20 ($2.575M-$2.325M)
  • 1 year/$637,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/19
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 12/2/19 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 11/27/19
  • 1 year/$557,2000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year/$536,000 (2017)
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 2/2/17 after being DFA by Cleveland 1/25/17
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,600 (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/6/14
  • signed by Cleveland 2007 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 3.082

Francisco Cervelli c
1 year/$2M (2020)

  • 1 year/$2M (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/8/20
  • 3 years/$31M (2017-19)
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 5/17/16
    • 17:$9M, 18:$10.5M, 19:$11.5M
    • released by Pittsburgh 8/22/19
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 8/24/19 (Braves pay a pro-rated portion of $555,000 Major League minimum salary)
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$987,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$700,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 11/12/14
  • 1 year/$515,350 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation stemming from Biogenesis case)
  • 1 year/$513,700 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year/$455,700 (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year/$410,800 (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year/$400,700 (2009)
    • re-signed by Yankees 3/3/09 (split contract, $65,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/07
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/4/08
  • signed by NY Yankees 2003 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Republik Sports
  • ML service: 9.146

Adam Conley lhp
1 year/$1.525M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.525M (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.125M (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year/$537,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • 1 year/$512,500 (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)
  • $625,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 3.147

Matt Joyce rf
1 year/$1.5M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/30/20
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 200, 250 PAs. $75,000 each for 300, 350 PA.
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/8/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • may earn additional $500,000 in performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • released by Cleveland 3/19/19
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 3/20/19 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Francisco 3/23/19
  • 2 years/$11M (2017-18)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/30/16
    • 17:$5M, 18:$6M
  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/18/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 3/29/16
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels 2/9/15 (avoided arbitration, $5.2M-$4.2M)
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Tampa Bay 12/16/14
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$499,500 (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$426,500 (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year/$406,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$410,400 (2009)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 12/10/08
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 5/5/08
  • drafted by Detroit 2005 (12-360) (Florida Southern)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 10.123

Yimi Garcia rhp
1 year/$1.1M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.1M (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/20/19
    • performance bonus: $50,000 each for 40, 50, 60, 70 games pitched
  • 1 year/$710,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$630,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 12/1/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
  • 1 year/$517,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/13
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
  • signed by LA Dodgers 1/29/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Jackson Management Group
  • ML service: 4.149

Sandy Alcantara rhp
1 year/$620,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$620,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 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
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.100

Brian Anderson 3b
1 year/$615,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$615,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$585,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Miami 9/1/17
  • drafted by Miami 2014 (3-76) (Arkansas)
  • $600,000 signing bonus ($737,200 slot)
  • ML service: 2.031

Ryne Stanek rhp
1 year/$604,200 (2020)

  • 1 year/$604,200 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$564,200 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (1-29) (Arkansas)
  • $1.7558M signing bonus ($1.7583M slot)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 2.038

Jorge Alfaro c
1 year/$595,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$595,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2019)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Philadelphia 2/7/19
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 1 year/$547,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Texas 7/29/15 (Hamels deal)
  • signed by Texas 1/19/10 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • $1.3M signing bonus (Colombian record)
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 2.083

Jon Berti 3b
1 year/$595,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$595,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/2/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 4/20/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/12/18 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 4/21/18
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Cleveland 6/7/18
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/26/18
    • DFA by Toronto 10/5/18, sent outright to Triple-A 10/9/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (18-559) (Bowling Green State)
  • ML service: 0.168

Caleb Smith lhp
1 year/$586,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$586,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$556,500 (2019)
    • renewed by Miami 3/19
  • 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)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.078

Lewis Brinson cf
1 year/$580,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$580,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (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: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 1.115

Garrett Cooper rf-1b
1 year/$580,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$580,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • renewed by Miami 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (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 ($223,700 slot)
  • ML service: 2.053

Harold Ramirez of
1 year/$580,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$580,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 5/11/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/20/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Pittsburgh 8/1/16
  • signed by Pittsburgh 7/2/11 an an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • $1.05M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.142

Drew Steckenrider rhp
1 year/$577,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$577,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 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)
  • $137,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: True Gravity
  • ML service: 2.094

Pablo Lopez rhp
1 year/$575,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$575,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • renewed by Miami 3/19
  • 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
  • $280,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.093

Elieser Hernandez rhp
1 year/$571,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$571,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 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
  • agent: Elite Sports
  • ML service: 1.118

Jordan Yamamoto rhp
1 year/$565,000 (2020)

  • 1 year/$565,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Milwaukee 1/25/18
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2014 (12-356) (St. Louis HS, Honolulu)
  • $330,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.110

Jeff Brigham rhp
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 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)
  • $396,300 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.126

Isan Diaz ss
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 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.)
  • $750,000 signing bonus ($821,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.056

Robert Dugger rhp
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/5/19
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Seattle 12/7/17
  • drafted by Seattle 2016 (18-537) (Texas Tech)
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.034

Sterling Sharp rhp
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • selected by Miami from Washington in Rule 5 draft 12/12/19
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • drafted by Washington 2016 (22-664) (Drury University, Mo.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Magneuris Sierra of
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 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: 0.138

Stephen Tarpley lhp
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • acquired by Miami in trade 1/15/20 after being DFA by NY Yankees 1/11/20
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$557,250 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/8/19 ($90,400 in minors)
    • DFA by NY Yankees 1/11/20
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/1/18
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Pittsburgh 8/30/16
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Baltimore 1/28/15
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (3-98) (Scottsdale JC, Ari.)
  • $525,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.130

Chad Wallach c
1 year/$563,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (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)
  • $343,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.090

Edward Cabrera rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • signed by Miami 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jazz Chisholm ss
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Arizona 7/31/19
  • signed by Arizona 7/5/15 as an amateur free agent from the Bahamas
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Lewin Diaz 1b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Minnesota 7/27/19
  • signed by Minnesota 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.4M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jorge Guzman rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 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: 0.000

Monte Harrison of
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 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: 0.000

Jordan Holloway rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • drafted by Miami 2014 (20-587) (Ralston Valley HS, Arvada, Colo.)
  • $400,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Humberto Mejia rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • signed by Miami 9/16/13 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • ML service: 0.000

Nick Neidert rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 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: 0.000

Jesus Sanchez of
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/18
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/19
  • signed by Tampa Bay 2014 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $400,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Sixto Sanchez rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Philadelphia 2/7/19
  • signed by Philadelphia 2/20/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

 

Minor leagues

JJ Bleday of
2020

  • drafted by Miami 2019 (1-4) (Vanderbilt)
  • $6.67M signing bonus ($6.664M slot)
  • ML service:

Brad Boxberger rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 2/13/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2019)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/19
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses based on games (up to 60) and games finished (up to 45)
    • DFA by Kansas City 6/26/19, released 7/1/19
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 7/12/19
    • released by Washington 8/3/19
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 8/6/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.85M (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Arizona 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Tampa Bay 11/30/17
  • 1 year/$519,200 (2016)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year/$521,400 (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 1/22/14
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$492,300 (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 6/10/12
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cincinnati 12/17/11
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (1s-43) (USC)
  • signed 8/17/09, $857,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.033

Ryan Cook rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/7/20 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $750,000 in majors
    • may earn additional $250,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed 12/30/18 by Yomiuri Giants of Japan for about $1.3M
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/17/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/31/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2016)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/7/16 (non-guaranteed)
    • salary of $0.3M in minors
    • performance bonuses based on games in majors: $50,000 each for 40, 50 games. $0.1M each for 60, 70 games
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 11/2/16
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Oakland 7/31/15 with $497,267 remaining on contract
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Boston 11/6/15
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 7/20/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/9/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (27-828) (USC)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.153

Braxton Garrett lhp
2020

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

Matt Kemp rf
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 8 years/$160M (2012-19)
    • signed extension with LA Dodgers 11/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • $2M signing bonus (paid 4/15/12)
    • 12:$10M, 13:$20M, 14:$21M, 15:$21M, 16-19:$21.5M/year
    • $2M of 2012 salary deferred until 4/15/13
    • at signing, largest deal for NL player and seventh-largest ever
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from LA Dodgers 12/18/14, with Dodgers paying $32M of $107M remaining on contract ($18M of 2015 salary, $3.5M each of salaries in 2016-19)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 7/29/16, with Padres paying Braves $10.5M as part of the deal
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 12/16/17, with Dodgers paying Braves $4.5M as part of the deal
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 12/21/18, with Dodgers paying Reds $7M on 9/15/19 as part of the deal
    • released by Cincinnati 5/5/19
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/24/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Mets 7/12/19
  • 2 years/$10.95M (2010-11)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/15/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • 10:$4M, 11:$6.95M
    • 2011 salary may increase based on 2010 PAs ($50,000 for 600 PAs, $100,000 for 650 PAs, $0.15M for 675 PAs)
  • 1 year/$467,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/6/09
  • 1 year/$406,000 (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/23/08
  • 1 year/$383,000 (2007)
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2003 (6-181) (Midwest City HS, Okla)
  • $130,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 12.049

Ryan Lavarnway c-1b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/8/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Yankees 7/17/19
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 7/18/19
    • DFA by Cincinnati 7/28/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/30/19
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 8/30/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/22/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/4/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/1/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/5/17
    • DFA by Oakland 7/8/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/11/17
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/27/17
    • DFA by Oakland 8/5/17, sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 5/13/16
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 5/27/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • DFA by Baltimore 1/9/15, sent outright to Triple-A 1/16/15
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/6/15
    • DFA by Baltimore 5/26/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/29/15 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/30/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/15/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/9/15
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 12/5/14 after being DFA by Boston 11/25/14
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 12/19/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 12/10/14
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Chicago Cubs 12/23/14
  • 1 year/$495,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Boston 8/18/11
  • drafted by Boston 2008 (6-202) (Yale)
  • $325,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.014

Victor Mesa Jr. of
2020

  • signed by Miami 10/22/18 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Victor Victor Mesa of
2020

  • signed by Miami 10/22/18 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $5.25M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Kameron Misner of
2020

  • drafted by Miami 2019 (1s-35) (Missouri)
  • $2.115M signing bonus ($2,095,800 slot)
  • ML service:

Sean Rodriguez 2b-3b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 2/4/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/8/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/24/19
  • 2 years/$11.5M (2017-18)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/16
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 17:$5M, 18:$5M
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 8/5/17
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/29/18, released 9/1/18
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/18/15
    • performance bonuses:
      • $50,000 each for 100, 110, 120, 130, 140 games
      • $50,000 each for 250, 300, 350, 400, 450 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 300 plate appearances
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 12/1/14 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 11/26/14
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 12/4/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$492,800 (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$428,600 (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year/$405,500 (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$405,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/23/09
    • award bonuses: $25,000 for All Star
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Angels 9/1/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/2/07
  • drafted by LA Angels 2003 (3-90) (Braddock HS, Miami)
  • $400,000 signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 10.105

Trevor Rogers lhp
2020

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

Connor Scott of
2020

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

Josh Smith rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 1/4/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 4/26/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/15/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 4/23/18
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 5/15/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/6/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/22/16
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Cincinnati 11/4/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/18/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/13/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/30/15
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2010 (21-637) (Liscomb)
  • ML service: 1.167

Pat Venditte lhp-rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/19
    • DFA by San Francisco 5/7/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year/$585,000 (2019)
    • signed by San Francisco 12/21/18
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/27/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 5/12/18
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 11/28/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Seattle 3/12/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Toronto 8/6/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/5/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Oakland 10/19/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2008 (20-620) (Creighton)
  • agent: Marc Kligman
  • ML service: 1.087