Boston Red Sox

Service time in years & days (through 2013 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.

  • 2014 payroll obligations for former players:
    • $ 8,250,000 (A.J. Pierzynski)
    • $ 3,900,000 (annual payment to LA Dodgers through 2015)
    • $ 2,575,000 (est.) (Jake Peavy)
    • $   750,000 (Grady Sizemore)
  • 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
  • Director of Amateur Scouting Amiel Sawdaye

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

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 for 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 Angels 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2009)
    • re-signed by 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 Angels 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2007)
    • re-signed by Angels 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Angels 11/05
    • re-signed 2/06
  • drafted 2000 (17-500)
  • agent: Brian Grieper
  • ML service: 7.151

David Ortiz dh
2 years/$26M (2013-14)
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: 15.048

Ryan Dempster rhp
2 years/$26.5M (2013-14)

  • 2 years/$26.5M (2013-14)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/19/12
    • 13:$13.25M, 14:$13.25M
    • annual performance bonus: $0.25M for 190 innings pitched 
    • placed on restricted list by Boston 2/22/14 (will not play in 2014)
  • 4 years/$52M (2009-12)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/18/08
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 09:$8M, 10:$12.5M, 11:$13.5M, 12:$14M player option
    • base salaries may increase by maximum of $1.95M in 2010, $3.25M in 2011, $4.55M in 2012, with raises of:
      • $0.5M for each Cy Young in any previous season ($0.3M for 2nd in vote)
      • $0.3M for each LCS MVP in any previous season
      • $0.5M for each WS MVP in any previous season
      • $0.2M for 3rd place in Cy Young vote in immediately preceding season ($0.15M for 4th, $0.1M for 5th)
      • $0.5M for MVP in immediately preceding season ($0.3M for 2nd, $0.2M for 3rd, $0.15M for 4th, $0.1M for 5th)
      • $75,000 for Gold Glove in immediately preceding season
      • $75,000 for TSN All Star in immediately preceding season
    • award bonuses: $0.5M for Cy Young ($0.3M for 2nd, $0.25M for 3rd, $0.15M for 4th, $0.1M for 5th). $0.5M for MVP ($0.3M for 2nd, $0.25M for 3rd, $0.15M for 4th, $0.1M for 5th). $0.5M for WS MVP. $0.2M for LCS MVP. $75,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star
    • in January, 2010, Dempster agreed to defer $3M of 2010 salary (to be paid 2011-12)
    • Dempster exercised 2012 player option 10/29/11
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/12
  • 3 years/$15.5M (2006-08)
    • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 9/05
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 06:$4M, 07:$5M, 08:$5.5M
    • may earn $2.5M-$3M in additional bonuses, based on performance, Cy Young & Rolaids award balloting
    • award bonus: $75,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2004), plus 2005 club option ($0.2M buyout)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/04
    • club exercised $2M 2005 option 10/04
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2003)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/03 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.475M (2002)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/02 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Florida 7/02
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2001)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/01
  • 1 year/$0.268M (2000)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/00
  • 1 year/$0.202M (1999)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/99
  • acquired by Florida in trade from Texas 8/96
  • drafted by Texas 1995 (3-66) (Elphinstone HS, Gibsons, BC)
  • agent: Craig Landis
  • ML service: 15.063

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: 8.092

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 and 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: 7.041

Yoenis Cespedes lf
4 years/$36M (2012-15)

  • 4 years/$36M (2012-15)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic) 2/13/12
    • 12:$6.5M, 13:$8.5M, 14:$10.5M, 15:$10.5M
    • may become a free agent after 2015 season
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Oakland 7/31/14 (Lester/Gomes deal) (A’s pay $0.65M remaining on Cespedes’ 2014 salary, and Red Sox cover $1.8M portion of Lester’s 2014 salary.)
  • agent: Adam Katz
  • ML service: 2.000

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 2005 (1s-42) (Angelina JC, Texas)
  • signed 7/05, $0.8M signing bonus
  • agent: John Courtright
  • ML service: 5.059

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: 0.000

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: 6.115

Koji Uehara rhp
1 year/$4.25M (2013), plus 2014 option

  • 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: 5.000

David Ross c
2 years/$6.2M (2013-14)

  • 2 years/$6.2M (2013-14)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 11/14/12
    • 13:$3.1M, 14:$3.1M
  • 2 years/$3.25M (2011-12)
    • signed extension with Atlanta 7/27/10
    • 11:$1.625M, 12:$1.625M
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 starts as a catcher
  • 2 years/$3M (2009-10)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/5/08
    • 09:$1.4M, 10:$1.6M
    • performance bonuses: up to $0.3M based on games played
  • 2 years/$4.5M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • 07:$1.6M, 08:$2.525M, 09:$3.5M club option ($0.375M buyout)
    • DFA 8/10/08, released by Cincinnati 8/18/08
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 8/22/08 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Boston 8/29/08
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2006)
    • re-signed by San Diego 12/05
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for starting 85 games
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from San Diego 3/21/06
  • 1 year/$0.3385M (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/05
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Dodgers 3/3/05
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Pittsburgh 7/28/05
  • 1 year/$0.31M (2004)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3 /04
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 1998 (7-216) (University of Florida)
  • ML service: 11.001

Craig Breslow lhp
2 years/$6.25M (2013-14), plus 2015 option

  • 2 years/$6.25M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Boston 1/19/13 (avoided arbitration, $2.375M-$2.325M)
    • 13:$2.325M, 14:$3.825M, 15:$4M club option, $0.1M buyout
  • 1 year/$1.795M (2012)
    • signed by Arizona 2/9/12 (avoided arbitration, $2.1M-$1.5M)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Arizona 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/25/11 (avoided arbitration, $1.55M-$1.15M)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 25 games finished
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Oakland 12/9/11
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.422M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Minnesota 5/20/09
  • 1 year/$0.392M (2008)
    • re-signed 3/6/08
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Boston 3/23/08
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Cleveland 5/29/08 after being DFA 5/23/08
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007)
    • re-signed 10/06 (minor-league deal paying $0.13M in minors)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract)
    • signed as a free agent 1/06
    • contract purchased 7/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased 7/05
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/05
  • drafted 2002 (26-769)
  • ML service: 6.088

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: 3.077

Burke Badenhop rhp
1 year/$2.15M (2014)

  • 1 year/$2.15M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Milwaukee 11/21/13
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2012)
    • signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Tampa Bay 12/1/12
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Miami 12/12/11
  • 1 year/$0.4075M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/27/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Detroit 12/4/07
    • contract purchased by Florida 4/7/08
  • drafted 2005 (19-570) (Bowling Green)
  • agent: Terry Braun
  • ML service: 5.116

Jonathan Herrera inf
1 year/$1.3M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/23/13 (avoided arbitration, $1M-$0.8M)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Colorado 12/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 5/31/10
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/06
  • signed 2002 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 4.001

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: 3.086

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, SFX
  • ML service: 2.066

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: 1.121

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: 1.060

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: 0.083

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: 0.042

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: 0.059

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: 0.033

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: 0.000

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
  • ML service: 0.000

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: 0.000

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: 0.078

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: 0.000

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: 0.000

Rubby De La Rosa rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.4935M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 10/4/12 (PTBN in 8/25/12 Adrian Gonzalez deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 5/24/11
  • signed 2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.158

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: 0.000

Alex Hassan of
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 2009 (20-618) (Duke)
  • $90,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

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: 0.027

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: 0.080

Ryan Lavarnway c
1 year/$0.51M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (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)
  • $0.325M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.040

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: 0.100

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: 0.000

Carlos Rivero inf
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/8/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 8/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 3/24/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
    • claimed by Washington off waivers from Philadelphia 12/21/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Cleveland 11/3/10
  • signed by Cleveland 2005 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

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: 0.000

Allen Webster rhp
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
  • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 8/25/12 (Adrian Gonzalez deal)
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (18-547) (McMichael HS, Madison, N.C.)
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.044

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
  • 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: 1.142

Alex Wilson rhp
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
  • drafted by Boston 2009 (2-77) (Texas A&M)
  • $0.4707M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.154

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:

Corey Brown of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • DFA by Oakland 1/22/14, refused assignment 1/31/14
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/2/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 8/5/14
    • DFA by Boston 8/17/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/21/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 12/19/13 after being DFA by Washington 12/12/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/28/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/19/10
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 12/16/10 (Willingham deal)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 11/16/11
  • drafted by Oakland 2007 (1s-59) (Oklahoma State)
  • signed 6/19/07, $544,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.094

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 (Adrian Gonzalez deal)
    • 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

John Ely rhp 
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • released by Houston 11/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 9/1/12
    • acquired by Houston in trade from LA Dodgers 12/19/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 11/18/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/18/09
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 4/28/10
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2007 (3-119) (Miami-Ohio)
  • $240,750 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.167

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

Henry Owens lhp
2014

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

Ryan Roberts inf
1 year/$1M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/20/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/27/14 
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 4/7/14 (salary of $0.2M in minors)
    • may earn additional $0.25M in performance bonuses 
    • DFA by Boston 4/18/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/14
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses 
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 8/15/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/19/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$2.0125M (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/31/12 (avoided arbitration, $2.275M-$1.65M)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 7/25/12 after being DFA by Arizona 7/24/12
  • 1 year/$0.4235M (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • signed by Arizona 11/6/08 as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 4/5/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/20/07 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Toronto 2003 (18-530) (Texas-Arlington)
  • ML service: 4.083

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 contract)
    • 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

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

Brayan Villarreal rhp
2014

  • 2014
    • DFA by Boston 1/22/14, sent outright to Triple-A 2/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/22/13
    • acquired by Boston in three-way trade from Detroit 7/30/13 (Jake Peavy deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/14/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • signed by Detroit as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.084

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