Boston Red Sox

Service time in years & days (through 2014 season).
     
A group led by John Henry & Tom Werner bought the Red Sox and control of the New England Sports Network from the Yawkey trust for $700M in December, 2001. Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.5 billion in March, 2014. Bloomberg valued the franchise at $2.06 billion in October, 2013.

  • 2015 payroll obligations for former players:
    • $ 3,900,000 (annual payment to LA Dodgers through 2015)
  • Opening Day payrolls
    (Major League contracts plus pro-rated signing bonuses):

    • 2014: $156,350,125
    • 2013: $154,555,500
    • 2012: $175,249,119
    • 2011: $163,822,475
    • 2010: $168,109,833
    • 2009: $121,745,999
    • 2008: $133,390,035
    • 2007: $143,026,214
    • 2006: $120,099,824
    • 2005: $123,505,125
    • 2004: $127,298,500
    • 2003: $ 99,946,500
    • 2002: $108,366,060
    • 2001: $110,035,883
    • 2000: $ 81,200,000

Ben Cherington Executive VP/General Manager
2012 –

  • 2012 -
    • promoted to general manager by Boston 10/25/11
  • VP/Assistant GM Mike Hazen
  • VP/Assistant GM Brian O’Halloran
  • VP/Player Personnel Allard Baird
  • Vice President Amiel Sawdaye
  • Vice President, Baseball Administration Raquel Ferreria
  • Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Rikard

John Farrell Manager
4 years (2013-16)

  • 4 years (2013-16)
    • hired as manager by Boston 10/20/12, replacing Bobby Valentine
  • 3 years (2011-13)
    • hired as manager by Toronto 10/25/10, replacing Cito Gaston
  • Boston, 2007-10 (pitching coach)
  • Cleveland, 2002-2006 (player development director)
  • former manager Bobby Valentine
    • 2 years (2012-13), hired by Boston 11/30/11, fired 10/4/12
  • former manager Terry Francona
    • 3 years/$12M (2009-11), plus 2012, 2013 club options
    • 2 years/$4.05M (2007-08)
    • 3 years/$1.65M (2004-06), plus 2007 club option

Hanley Ramirez lf
4 years/$88M (2015-18), plus 2019 option

  • 4 years/$88M (2015-18), plus 2019 vesting option
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 11/25/14
    • $3M signing bonus (half by 1/15/15, balance by 3/15/15)
    • 15:$19M, 16:$22M, 17:$22M, 18:$22M, 19:$22M vesting option, guaranteed if Ramirez has 1,050 plate appearances in 2017-18 and passes club physical after 2018 season
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.15M for MVP ($0.125M for second place in vote, $0.1M for third)
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to three clubs)
    • perks: suite on road, may purchase six premium tickets for each game
  • 6 years/$70M (2009-14)
    • signed extension with Florida 5/17/08
    • 09:$5.5M, 10:$7M, 11:$11M, 12:$15M, 13:$15.5M, 14:$16M
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
    • extension does not include a no-trade clause
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Miami 7/25/12
    • LA Dodgers made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.439M (2008)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2007)
    • renewed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/05
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Boston 11/24/05
  • signed by Boston 7/2000 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Andy Mota
  • ML service: 9.014

Pablo Sandoval 3b
5 years/$95M (2015-19), plus 2020 option

  • 5 years/$95M (2015-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 11/25/14
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 15-17:$17M/year. 18-19:$18M/year. 20:$17M club option ($5M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd place in vote, $50,000 for 3rd)
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to three clubs)
    • perks: suite on road
  • 3 years/$17.15M (2012-14)
    • signed extension with San Francisco 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • 12:$3.2M, 13:$5.7M, 14:$8.25M
    • San Francisco made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.465M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.40175M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 8/13/08
  • signed by San Francisco 2002 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Gustavo Vazquez
  • ML service: 6.047

Mike Napoli 1b
2 years/$32M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/32M (2014-15)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/12/13
    • 14:$16M, 15:$16M
    • limited no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$5M (2013)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/17/13
    • may earn additional $8M in roster and performance bonuses:
      • full $8M with 165 days on active roster, or
      • $0.5M each for 30, 60, 90, 120 days on active roster and 300, 325, 350, 375 PAs. $1M each 400, 475, 550, 625 PAs
    • Boston made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$9.4M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/12 (avoided arbitration, $11.8M-$8.3M)
  • 1 year/$5.8M (2011)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from LA Angels 1/21/11
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Toronto 1/25/11 (Rangers paid Jays less than $1M cash in the deal)
    • signed by Texas 1/29/11 (avoided arbitration, $6.1M-$5.3M)
  • 1 year/$3.6M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/19/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All Star. $75,000 for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.15M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd or 3rd in vote, $50,000 for 4th or 5th)
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/05
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
  • drafted by Anaheim 2000 (17-500) (Flanagan HS, Pembroke Pines, Fla.)
  • agent: Brian Grieper
  • ML service: 8.151

David Ortiz dh
1 year/$16M (2015), plus 2016-17 options

  • 1 year/$16M (2015), plus 2016-17 options
    • signed extension with Boston 3/24/14
    • 15:$16M, 16-17:$10M club options
    • if Ortiz passes a team physical, options may become guaranteed based on plate appearances in previous season, with option value increasing to $11M for 425 PAs, $12M for 475 PAs, $13M for 500 PAs, $14M for 525 PAs, $15M for 575 PAs, or $16M (or value of qualifying offer) for 600 PAs
    • if Ortiz does not pass team physical, value of club option may increase to the midpoint of $10M and value for the plate-appearance threshold reached in previous season
  • 2 years/$26M (2013-14)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 11/2/12
    • $1M signing bonus (paid 1/15/13)
    • 13:$14M, 14:$11M
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • 2014 salary may increase based on days on active roster in 2013 ($15M if he spends 20 days or fewer on the disabled list with pre-existing Achilles injury, $13M with 21-40 days on the DL with the Achilles injury)
    • 2014 salary increased to $15M with 15 days on DL with Achilles injury
  • 1 year/$14.575M (2012)
    • accepted offer of arbitration from Boston 12/7/11
    • re-signed by Boston 2/13/12 (avoided arbitration, $16.5M-$12.65M)
    • Boston made qualifying offer for 2013 (1 year/$13.3M) 11/2/12
  • 4 years/$52M (2007-10), plus 2011 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 4/06
    • $2M signing bonus (paid in 3 installments in 2006)
    • 07-10:$12.5M annually, 11:$12.5M club option (no buyout)
    • performance bonuses
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All Star selection, $0.1M for 3rd-place finish in 2006 AL MVP vote, $0.1M for Silver Slugger
    • Boston exercised $12.5M 2011 option 11/4/10
  • 2 years/$12.5M (2005-06), plus 2007 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 5/04
    • 05:$5.25M, 06:$6.5M, 07:$7.75M club option ($0.75M buyout)
    • 2007 option increased to $8.4M ($1.4M buyout) with 2nd-place finish in 2005 AL MVP vote
  • 1 year/$4.5875M (2004)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/ 04 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2003)
    • signed by Boston as free agent 1/03
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2002)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/02 (avoided arbitration, $1.395M-$0.75M)
    • non-tendered by Minnesota 12/02
  • 1 year/$0.26M (2001)
    • $25,000 All Star award bonus
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Seattle (9/96)
  • signed 1992 by Seattle as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agents: Fern Cuza, Diego Benz
  • ML service: 16.048

Shane Victorino rf
3 years/$39M (2013-15)

  • 3 years/$39M (2013-15)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/4/12
    • 13:$13M, 14:$13M, 15:$13M
  • 3 years/$22M (2010-12)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 1/21/10 (avoided arbitration, $5.8M-$4.75M)
    • 10:$5M, 11:$7.5M, 12:$9.5M
    • 2012 salary increases 1) by $1M to $10.5M with either MVP in 2010 or 2011 or 2nd place in MVP vote in both 2010 and 2011, 2) by $0.5M to $10M with 2nd or 3rd in MVP vote in 2010 or 2011, 3) by $0.25M to $9.75M with 4th or 5th in MVP vote in 2010 or 2011
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd). $0.1M for WS MVP. $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All-Star, LCS MVP. $50,000 each for AP, The Sporting News or Baseball America All-Star
    • limited no-trade protection
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$3.125M (2009)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $50,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 for MVP ($25,000 for 2nd in vote, $15,000 for 3rd)
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2008)
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2007)
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2006)
  • 1 year (2005)
    • sent outright to Triple-A 3/05 (LA Dodgers declined to pay $25,000 to take Victorino back)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • selected by Philadelphia from LA Dodgers in Rule 5 draft 12/13/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • selected by San Diego from LA Dodgers in Rule 5 draft 12/16/02
    • returned to LA Dodgers 5/28/03
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 1999 (6-194) (St. Anthony HS, Hawaii)
  • agent: John Boggs (previously represented by ACES, Beverly Hills Sports Council)
  • ML service: 9.092

Dustin Pedroia 2b
8 years/$110M (2014-21)

  • 8 years/$110M (2014-21)
    • signed extension with Boston 7/24/13, replacing final year and option in previous contract
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$12.5M, 15:$12.5M, 16:$13M, 17:$15M, 18:$16M, 19:$15M, 20:$13M, 21:$12M
    • undisclosed amount of money to be deferred
    • limited no-trade protection
    • first $100M contract for a second baseman
  • 6 years/$40.5M (2009-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 12/3/08
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 09:$1.5M, 10:$3.5M, 11:$5.5M, 12:$8M, 13:$10M, 14:$10M, 15:$11M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • escalators based on MVP vote:
      • MVP in 2009-13 increases 2014, 2015 salaries by $2M each
      • 2nd or 3rd place in 2009-13 MVP votes increases 2014 and 2015 salaries by $1M each (up to maximum of twice, for $2M increase)
    • 2015 club option and buyout are voided if Pedroia wins MVP in 2008 (met) and is traded
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd)
    • perks: suite on road
  • 1 year/$0.457M (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Boston 8/06
  • drafted by Boston 2004 (2-65) (Arizona State)
  • $0.575M signing bonus
  • agent: Levinsons ACES
  • ML service: 8.041

Clay Buchholz rhp
4 years/$29.945M (2012-15), plus 2016-17 club options

  • 4 years/$29.945M (2012-15), plus 2016-17 club options
    • signed extension with Boston 4/11/11
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 12:$3.5M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$7.7M, 15:$12M, 16:$13M club option ($0.245M buyout), 17:$13.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.443M (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4135M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/5/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Boston 8/17/07
  • drafted by Boston 2005 (1s-42) (Angelina JC, Texas)
  • signed 7/05, $0.8M signing bonus
  • agent: John Courtright
  • ML service: 6.059

Rick Porcello rhp
1 year/$8.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$8.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Detroit 12/11/14
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$7.285M (2007-10), plus 2011-12 club options
    • signed Major League contract with Detroit 8/14/07
    • $3.58M signing bonus
    • 07:$0.38M, 08:$1.1M, 09:$1.2M, 10:$1.025M, 11:$1.536 club option, 12:$1.344M club option
    • Detroit exercised $1.536M option for 2011
  • drafted by Detroit 2007 (1-27) (Seton Hall Prep, NJ)
  • agent: Excel Sports (previously Hendricks Sports, Scott Boras)
  • ML service: 5.170

Justin Masterson rhp
1 year/$9.5M (2015)

  • 1 year/$9.5M (2015)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/11/14
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 185, 190, 195, 200, 205 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$9.7625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/18/14 (avoided arbitration, $11.8M-$8.05M)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Cleveland 7/30/14
  • 1 year/$5.6875M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$3.825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4684M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/8/11
  • 1 year/$0.427M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4155M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/5/09
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Boston 7/31/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Boston 4/24/08
  • drafted by Boston 2006 (2-71) (San Diego State)
  • $0.51M signing bonus
  • ML service: 6.108

Rusney Castillo of
7 years/$72.5M (2014-20)

  • 7 years/$72.5M (2014-20)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent from Cuba 8/23/14
    • $5.4M signing bonus
    • 14:$0.1M, 15:$10.5M, 16:$10.5M, 17:$10.5M, 18:$11M, 19:$11M, 20:$13.5M
    • Castillo may opt out of contract after 2019 season
    • limited no-trade protection
  • agent: Roc Nation Sports
  • ML service: 0.012

Edward Mujica rhp
2 years/$9.5M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$9.5M (2014-15)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/8/13
    • 14:$4.75M, 15:$4.75M
    • performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 games finished
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Miami 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2011)
    • acquired by Florida in trade from San Diego 11/13/10
    • signed by Florida 1/17/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4198M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09 ($189,000 in minors)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cleveland 4/1/09
  • 1 year/$0.3916M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cleveland  2/28/08 (split contract, $136,700 in minors)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/05
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/06
  • signed by Cleveland 2001 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 7.115

Koji Uehara rhp
2 years/$18M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$18M (2015-16)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 10/30/14
    • 15:$9M, 16:$9M
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2013), plus 2014 vesting option
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/6/12
    • 13:$4.25M, 14:$4.25M vesting option (guaranteed with 55 games in 2013)
    • performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$3M (2011), plus 2012 vesting option
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/9/10
    • 11:$3M, 12:$4M vesting option (guaranteed with 55 games or 25 games finished in 2011)
    • 2011 performance bonuses:
      • $0.1M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games
      • $0.15M – $0.25M for games finished (10-55)
    • 2012 performance bonuses up to $1M based on GF (if option vests)
    • award bonuses
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 6 clubs)
    • may elect to become XX(B) free agent when contract ends
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Baltimore 7/30/11 (Orioles pay $2M to Rangers in deal)
    • 2012 option vested 8/31/12
  • 2 years/$10M (2009-10)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/13/09
    • 09:$5M, 10:$5M
    • 2010 salary may increase to $6M with 160 IP in 2009, $6.5M with 170 IP in 2009, $7M with 180 IP in 2009, $7.5M with 190 IP in 2009, $8M with 200 IP in 2009
    • performance bonuses:
      • $0.25M each for 170, 180, 190, 200 IP
      • $0.25M each for 24, 27, 30, 33 starts
      • $0.25M each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 games finished
    • award bonuses
    • Article XX(B) free agent after 2010
    • may not be sent to minors without consent
  • 1999-2008
    • Yomiuri Giants of Japanese Central League
  • agent: Mark Pieper
  • ML service: 6.000

Allen Craig rf
5 years/$31M (2013-17), plus 2018 option

  • 5 year/$31M (2013-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with St. Louis 3/8/13
    • 13:$1.75M, 14:$2.75M, 15:$5.5M, 16:$9M, 17:$11M, 18:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Boston in trade from St. Louis 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12 (split contract, $0.2484M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/09
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (8-256) (Cal)
  • $15,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 4.077

Junichi Tazawa rhp
1 year/$1.275M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.275M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.815M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
  • 3 years/$3.3M (2009-11)
    • signed by Boston as an amateur free agent from Japan 12/4/08
    • $1.8M signing bonus
    • 09:$0.45M, 10:$0.5M, 11:$0.55M
    • award bonuses
    • perks: 2 round-trip air tickets from Japan to US annually
  • 2005-08
    • Nippon Oil ENEOS, Japanese Industrial League
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 4.086

Wade Miley lhp
1 year/$0.5235M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5235M (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Arizona 12/12/14
  • 1 year/$0.5005M (2013)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/16/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (1s-43) (Southeastern Louisiana)
  • signed 7/18/08, $0.877M signing bonus
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 3.044

Daniel Nava lf
1 year/$0.5565M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5565M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.5055M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston for 2012 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Boston 5/10/12
  • 1 year/$0.4175M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
    • DFA by Boston 5/20/11, sent outright to Triple-A 5/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Boston 6/12/10
  • signed 2007 as an amateur free agent from independent Golden League (Santa Clara)
  • agent: Joe Sambito
  • ML service: 3.045

Will Middlebrooks 3b
1 year/$0.5405M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5405M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.498M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
  • drafted by Boston 2007 (5-174) (Liberty Eylau, Texarkana, Texas)
  • $0.925M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.121

Joe Kelly rhp
1 year/$0.523M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.523M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.493M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 6/10/12
  • drafted by St. Louis 2009 (3-98) (UC-Riverside)
  • $0.341M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.116

Anthony Varvaro rhp
1 year/$0.515M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade 12/17/14 after being DFA by Atlanta 12/15/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$481,250 (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 1/13/11 after being DFA by Seattle 1/3/11
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • drafted by Seattle 2005 (12-353) (St. John’s)
  • ML service: 2.121

Brandon Workman rhp
1 year/$0.518M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.518M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Boston 7/9/13
  • drafted by Boston 2010 (2-57) (Texas)
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.018

Xander Bogaerts ss
1 year/$0.517M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.517M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Boston 8/19/13
  • signed by Boston 2009 as an amateur free agent from Aruba
  • $0.41M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.042

Jackie Bradley cf
1 year/$0.502M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Boston 3/31/13
  • drafted by Boston 2011 (1s-40) (South Carolina)
  • $1.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 1.059

Steve Wright rhp
1 year/$0.502M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • acquired by Boston in trade from Cleveland 7/31/12
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (2-56) (Hawaii)
  • $0.63M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.133

Matt Barnes rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Boston 9/8/14
  • drafted by Boston 2011 (1-19) (Connecticut)
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 0.021

Mookie Betts 2b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Boston 6/28/14
  • drafted by Boston 2011 (5-172) (Overton HS, Brentwood, Tenn.)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 0.070

Bryce Brentz of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • drafted by Boston 2010 (1s-36) (Middle Tennessee State)
  • $0.8892M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.012

Drake Britton lhp
1 year/$0.503M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.503M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
  • drafted by Boston 2007 (23-714) (Tomball HS, Texas)
  • $0.7M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.103

Dan Butler c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • signed by Boston as an amateur free agent 7/28/09 (Arizona)
  • ML service: 0.045

Garin Cecchini 3b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • drafted by Boston 2010 (4-143) (Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La.)
  • $1.31M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.016

Edwin Escobar lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Francisco 7/26/14 (Peavy deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/20/12
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
  • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Texas 4/1/10
  • signed by Texas 7/2/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.016

Heath Hembree rhp 
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Francisco 7/26/14 (Peavy deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/3/13
  • drafted by San Francisco 2010 (5-168) (College of Charleston)
  • $0.185M signing bonus
  • agent: Lee Long, Palmetto Sports
  • ML service: 0.048

Brock Holt ss
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/1/12
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Pittsburgh 12/26/12
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2009 (9-265) (Rice)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.052

Tom Layne lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 11/10/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 7/5/14
  • 1 year/$0.4913M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • DFA by San Diego 10/25/13, sent outright to Triple-A 11/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Arizona 5/3/12
    • contract purchased by San Diego 8/14/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2007 (26-793) (Mount Olive, N.C.)
  • ML service: 0.160

Anthony Ranaudo rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • drafted by Boston 2010 (1s-39) (LSU)
  • $2.55M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.032

Zeke Spruill rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Arizona 12/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/20/12
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Atlanta 1/24/13
    • signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2008 (2-70)(Kell HS, Marietta, Ga.)
  • signed 6/08, $0.6M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.042

Christian Vazquez c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • drafted by Boston 2008 (9-292) (Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Gurabo, P.R.)
  • $80,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.082

Minor leagues

Trey Ball lhp
2014

  • drafted by Boston 2013 (1-7) (New Castle HS, Ind.)
  • $2.75M signing bonus ($3.246M slot)
  • ML service:

Michael Chavis ss
2014

  • drafted by Boston 2014 (1-26) (Sprayberry HS, Marietta, Ga.)
  • $1.8705M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Ivan DeJesus Jr. ss
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/13 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Baltimore 8/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4805M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 8/25/12
    • DFA by Boston 11/20/12, sent outright to Triple-A 11/26/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Boston 12/26/12 
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/18/09
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
  • drafted 2005 (2-51) (P.R. Baseball Academy, Guaynabo, PR)
  • $0.675M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.147 (through 2013)

Brian Johnson lhp
2014

  • drafted by Boston 2012 (1s-31) (Florida)
  • $1.575M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports Management
  • ML service:

Michael Kopech rhp
2014

  • drafted by Boston 2014 (1-33) (Mount Pleasant HS, Texas)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1.678M slot)
  • ML service:

Pat Light rhp
2014

  • drafted by Boston 2012 (1s-37) (Monmouth)
  • $1M signing bonus ($1.3943M slot)
  • agent: Jeff Randazzo
  • ML service:

Deven Marrero ss
2014

  • drafted by Boston 2012 (1-24) (Arizona State)
  • $2.05M signing bonus ($1.75M slot)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service:

Mike McCoy ss
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 11/8/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • DFA by Toronto 11/20/12, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.4223M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4007M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/8/09
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Colorado 11/9/09
  • drafted by St. Louis 2002 (34-1,032) (University of San Diego)
  • ML service: 2.010 (through 2013)

Henry Owens lhp
2014

  • drafted by Boston 2011 (1s-36) (Edison HS, Huntington Beach, Calif.)
  • $1.55M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service:

Eduardo Rodriguez lhp
2014

  • acquired by Boston in trade from Baltimore 7/31/14
  • signed by Baltimore 2010 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Brandon Snyder 1b-3b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 11/21/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/12/12 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Texas 3/27/13 
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 3/31/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 6/25/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Baltimore 1/3/12
    • signed by Texas 3/1/12
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 11/18/09
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • drafted by Baltimore 2005 (1-13) (Westfield HS, Va.)
  • signed 6/05, $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: Larry Reynolds
  • ML service: 1.122 (through 2013)

Blake Swihart c
2014

  • drafted by Boston 2011 (1-26) (Cleveland HS, Rio Rancho, N.M.)
  • $2.5M signing bonus (club record for position player)
  • agent: Legacy Sports Group
  • ML service:

Andres Torres of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 6/11/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2M (2013), plus 2014 option
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/13/12
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 plate appearances
    • San Francisco declined 2014 option 11/2/13
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2012)
    • signed by NY Mets 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/22/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.1M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from San Francisco 12/7/11
  • 1 year/$0.426M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • signed for 2009 by SF as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 4/4/09
  • ML service: 6.115 (through 2013)

Jemile Weeks 2b
1 year/$0.515M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Baltimore 8/31/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 12/8/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Oakland 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 6/6/11
  • drafted by Oakland 2008 (1-12) (Miami, Fla.)
  • signed 7/8/08, $1.91M signing bonus
  • agent: Casey Close (previously Lon Babby)
  • ML service: 2.011

 

 

 

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