Miami Marlins

Service time in years & days (through 2020 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 26/30 Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2020 $ 41,560,815 (27) $ 46,304,592 (21) $ 89,861,870 (28)
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

Kim Ng General Manager
2021 -

  • 2021 -
    • hired as GM by Miami 11/13/20
  • Major League Baseball, 2011-20
    • Senior Vice President, Baseball Operations
  • LA Dodgers, 2001-10
    • Vice President and Assistant General Manager
  • NY Yankees, 1998-2000
    • Assistant General Manager
  • American League, 1997
    • Director, Waivers and Records
  • Chicago White Sox, 1991-96
    • Assistant Director, Baseball Operations
  • Assistant GM Brian Chattin
  • Assistant GM Daniel Greenlee
  • VP, Player Development and Scouting Gary Denbo
  • former President, Baseball Operations Michael Hill
    • 2016-20
      • handled day-to-day GM duties since 5/18/15
      • reported to have contract paying more than $10M for 5 years
      • contract expired, will not return for 2021
    • 8 years (2008-15)
      • promoted to President, Baseball Operations 9/29/13
      • promoted to VP, General Manager 9/29/07
  • former General Manager Larry Beinfest
    • 2002-07
  • former General Manager Dave Dombrowski
    • 1993-2001

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

 

Starling Marte cf
6 years/$31M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 6 years/$31M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 3/27/14, replacing 1-year, $516,000 contract signed 3/6/14
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 14:$500,000, 15:$1M, 16:$3M, 17:$5M, 18:$7.5M, 19:$10M, 20:$11.5M club option ($2M buyout), 21:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • option prices increase by $500,000 each for top-five finish in 2014-19 MVP votes, with maximum increase of $1M
    • 2021 option increases $500,000 for top-5 finish in 2020 MVP vote
    • placed on restricted list 4/18/17 (80-game suspension for violation of MLB’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs)
    • Pittsburgh exercised 2020 option 10/31/19
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Pittsburgh 1/27/20 (Pirates pay $1.5M to Diamondbacks on 9/15/20 as part of the deal)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Arizona 8/31/20
    • Miami exercised 2021 option 10/28/20
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • signed by Pittsburgh 1/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: GSE Worldwide
  • ML service: 7.162

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: 7.101

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: 6.043

Jesus Aguilar 1b
1 year/$4.35M (2021)

  • 1 year/$4.35M (2021)
    • re-signed by Miami 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 400, 450, 500 plate appearances
  • 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: 4.082

Brian Anderson 3b
1 year/$3.8M (2021)

  • 1 year/$3.8M (2021)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 3.031

Anthony Bass rhp
2 years/$5M (2021-22), plus 2023 option

  • 2 years/$5M (2021-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/22/21
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/31/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 5/20/19 (exercised opt-out)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 5/21/19 (split contract paying $950,000 in majors, $175,000 in minors)
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Seattle 10/29/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/22/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/11/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/10/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/20/17
    • DFA by Texas 8/31/17, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • released by Seattle 1/7/16
    • signed by Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan
  • 1 year/$725,000 (2015)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/5/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Texas 11/16/15
  • 1 year/$505,200 (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/20/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$503,600 (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • acquired by Houston in trade from San Diego 12/11/13
  • 1 year/$485,300 (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract selected by San Diego 6/13/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (5-165) (Wayne State)
  • $166,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports
  • ML service: 6.010

Jorge Alfaro c
1 year/$2.05M (2021)

  • 1 year/$2.05M (2021)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 3.083

Yimi Garcia rhp
1 year/$1.9M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1.9M (2021)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 5.149

Garrett Cooper rf-1b
1 year/$1.9M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1.9M (2021)
    • re-signed by Miami 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500 plate appearances
  • 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: 3.053

Richard Bleier lhp
1 year/$1.425M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1.425M (2021)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$915,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Baltimore 8/1/20
  • 1 year/$572,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year/$556,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 2/21/17 after being DFA by NY Yankees 2/16/17
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 5/26/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/13/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • selected by Toronto from Texas in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (6-183) (Florida Gulf Coast)
  • $120,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.074

Adam Cimber rhp
1 year/$925,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$925,000 (2021)
    • acquired by Miami in trade 11/30/20 after being DFA by Cleveland 11/25/20
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$581,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/20
  • 1 year/$563,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • contract selected by San Diego 3/29/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/19/18
  • drafted by San Diego 2013 (9-268) (San Francisco)
  • ML service: 2.139

Ross Detwiler lhp
1 year/$850,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$850,000 (2021)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/3/21
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 60, 70 games pitched
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $800,000 in majors
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/23/20
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 9/24/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 5/9/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 6/28/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by York of independent Atlantic League
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 6/2/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/21/18
    • DFA by Seattle 8/22/18, sent outright to Triple-A 8/24/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/18/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors, plus performance bonuses)
    • released by Oakland 3/26/17 (exercised right to opt out)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 4/1/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Oakland 5/14/17 (exercised right to opt out)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/21/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/3/16
    • DFA by Cleveland 4/29/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/1/16
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Cleveland 7/17/16
    • contract selected by Oakland 8/10/16
  • 1 year/$3.45M (2015)
    • signed by Texas 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Texas 7/11/15, released 7/15/15
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 7/17/15
  • 1 year/$3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 180 innings pitched
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Washington 12/11/14
  • 1 year/$2.3375M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$485,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/11/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/4/07
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (1-6) (Missouri State)
  • signed 7/6/07, $2.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Jeff Berry, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 8.011

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: 2.100

James Hoyt rhp
1 year/$608,500 (2020)

  • 1 year/$608,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/4/19
    • acquired by Miami in trade 8/2/20 after being DFA by Cleveland 7/28/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/1/19
    • DFA by Cleveland 12/2/19 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$567,700 (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Houston 7/6/18
    • non-tendered by Cleveland 11/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/3/16
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Atlanta 1/14/15
  • signed by Atlanta as an amateur free agent 11/15/12 (Centenary, La.)
  • ML service: 2.094

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: 1.168

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: 2.115

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: 1.142

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: 2.093

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: 2.118

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: 1.126

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

  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
    • opted out of 2020 season, placed on restricted list 7/31/20
  • 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: 0.131

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: 1.138

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: 2.090

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: 1.000

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: 1.000

Alex Vesia lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Miami 3/23/20
  • drafted by Seattle 2018 (17-501) (Cal State East Bay)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.136

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

Paul Campbell rhp
2021

  • 2021
    • selected by Miami from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/10/20
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2017 (21-619) (Clemson)
  • ML service: 0.000

Daniel Castano lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/5/20
  • acquired by Miami in trade from St. Louis 12/14/17
  • drafted by St. Louis 2016 (19-586) (Baylor)
  • $130,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.086

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: 0.075

Jose Devers ss
2021

  • 2021
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/20
  • acquired by Miami in trade from NY Yankees 12/11/17 (Stanton deal)
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $250,000 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: 0.0530

Jerar Encarnacion rf
2021

  • 2021
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/20
  • signed by Miami 9/8/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $78,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Braxton Garrett lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Miami 9/13/20
  • drafted by Miami 2016 (1-7) (Florence HS, Ala.)
  • $4.1459M signing bonus ($3.7563M slot)
  • ML service: 0.006

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: 0.022

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)
  • agent: MVP Sports Group
  • ML service: 0.105

Zach Pop rhp
2021

  • 2021
    • selected by Arizona from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/20
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Arizona 12/10/20
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 7/18/18
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2017 (7-120) (Notre Dame SS, Brampton, Ont.)
  • $147,500 signing bonus ($182,200 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Trevor Rogers lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/25/20
  • drafted by Miami 2017 (1-13) (Carlsbad HS, N.M.)
  • $3.4M signing bonus ($3.8758M slot)
  • ML service: 0.094

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
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.033

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
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.103

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: 0.154

 

Minor leagues

Eddy Alvarez ss
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/5/20
    • DFA by Miami 9/13/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/17/20
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Chicago White Sox 3/27/19
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 6/10/14 as an amateur free agent (Salt Lake CC)
  • $130,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2019)

JJ Bleday of
2021

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

Brett Eibner rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/18/20
    • DFA by Miami 8/29/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/3/20
    • contract selected by Miami 9/21/20
    • DFA by Miami 9/23/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • released by Texas 3/19/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/21/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 1/25/17 after being DFA by Oakland 1/20/17
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 9/1/17, released 9/2/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 7/29/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (2-54) (Arkansas)
  • $1.25M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.156 (through 2019)

Ryan Lavarnway c-1b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/4/20
    • DFA by Miami 8/21/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 8/25/20
  • 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 (through 2019)

Brandon Leibrandt lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 8/10/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/18/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/28/20
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2014 (6-172) (Marist School, Atlanta)
  • $261,800 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.111

Sandy Leon c
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/3/21 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
  • 1 year/$2M (2020)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Boston 12/2/19
    • re-signed by Cleveland 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 75, 100 starts as catcher
  • 1 year/$2.475M (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 75, 100 starts as catcher
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 3/25/19
    • contract selected by Boston 4/16/19
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 6/5/16
  • 1 year/$510,400 (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Washington 3/30/15
    • DFA by Boston 7/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/30/15
    • contract selected by Boston 9/1/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 11/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/13/12
  • signed by Washington 1/07 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: MAS+ (previously Octagon)
  • ML service: 6.144

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:

Max Meyer rhp
2021

  • drafted by Miami 2020 (1-3) (Minnesota)
  • $6.7M signing bonus ($7.2212M slot)
  • ML service:

Kameron Misner of
2020

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

Brian Navarreto c
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/23/20
    • DFA by Miami 8/29/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/3/20
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Minnesota 7/24/19
  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (6-170) (Arlington County Day HS, Jacksonville, Fla.)
  • $262,500 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2019)

Connor Scott of
2020

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

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
    • DFA by Miami 8/24/20
  • drafted by Washington 2016 (22-664) (Drury University, Mo.)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2019)

Joshua D. Smith lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 7/27/20 after being DFA by Cincinnati 7/23/20
    • DFA by Miami 8/29/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/1/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/25/19
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 9/14/19 after being DFA by Cleveland 9/13/19
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Miami 10/16/19
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2012 (25-766) (Wichita State)
  • ML service: 0.041 (through 2019)