New York Yankees

Service time in years & days (through 2016 season).

A group led by George Steinbrenner bought the Yankees for $8.7M in 1973. Forbes valued the club at $3.4 billion in March, 2016. Bloomberg valued the franchise at $3.28 billion in October, 2013.

YANKEES PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2016 $225,997,792 $ ( )
2015 $217,758,571 $223,589,947 ( 2)
2014 $197.230,609 $218,457,904 ( 2)
2013 $228,106,125 $237,018,889 ( 1)
2012 $209,792,900 $223,302,212 ( 1)
2011 $207,047,964 $216,044,956 ( 1)
2010 $213,359,389 $215,053,064 ( 1)
2009 $201,449,189 $220,024,917 ( 1)
2008 $209,081,577 $222,519,480 ( 1)
2007 $189,639,045 $218,311,394 ( 1)
2006 $194,663,079 $207,461,320 ( 1)
2005 $208,306,817 $207,152,931 ( 1)
2004 $184,193,950 $187,918,394 ( 1)
2003 $152,749,814 $180,322,403 ( 1)
2002 $125,928,583 $133,429,757 ( 1)
2001 $112,287,143 $114,457,768 ( 2)
2000 $107,588,459 $ 95,285,187 ( 1)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Brian Cashman Senior VP, General Manager
3 years (2015-17)

  • 3 years (2015-17)
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 10/10/14
  • 3 years/$9M (2009-11)
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 9/30/08
  • 3 years/about $5.5M (2006-08)
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 10/05
    • will make between $1.7M and $2M annually, 2006-08
  • 3 years/$3.45M (2002-04), plus $1.15M 2005 club option
    • NY Yankees exercised 2005 option 12/04
  • 2001: $0.31M
  • 1 year (1998)
    • promoted to GM by NY Yankees 2/98
  • 1994-97: assistant GM
  • Senior VP, Assistant GM Jean Afterman
  • VP, Amateur Scouting Damon Oppenheimer
  • VP, Player Development Gary Denbo
  • Assistant GM Michael Fishman
  • Director, Pro Scouting Kevin Reese

Joe Girardi Manager
4 years/$16M (2014-17)

  • 4 years/$16M (2014-17)
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 10/9/13
    • deal pays $4M annually
  • 3 years/$9M (2011-13)
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 10/29/10
    • performance bonuses up to additional $0.5M
  • 3 years/$7.8M (2008-10)
    • hired by NY Yankees 10/30/07
  • 3 years (2006-08)
    • hired by Florida 10/19/05, replacing Jack McKeon, who resigned
    • fired by Florida 10/3/06
  • as player:
    • 1 year/$0.75M (2003) (St. Louis)
    • 3 years/$5.5M (2000-02) (Chicago Cubs)
    • 2 years/$5.5M (1997-98), plus 1999 $3.4M club option (NY Yankees)
      • Yankees exercised 1999 option 10/31/98
    • 3 years/$5M (1994-96) (Colorado)
      • traded to NY Yankees 11/20/95 (96:$2.25M)
    • selected by Colorado in expansion draft 11/92
    • drafted 1986 (5-116) (Chicago Cubs)
  • agent: Steve Mandell
  • replaced Joe Torre, who turned down 1-year offer to return 10/18/07

 

C.C. Sabathia lhp
5 years/$122M (2012-16), plus 2017 option

  • 5 years/$122M (2012-16), plus 2017 vesting option
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 10/31/11
    • 12-15:$23M/year, 16:$25M, 17:$25M vesting option ($5M buyout)
    • 2017 salary guaranteed if Sabathia 1) does not end 2016 on the disabled list with a left shoulder injury, 2) does not spend more than 45 days in 2016 on the disabled list with a left shoulder injury or 3) does not make more than six relief appearances in 2016 because of a left shoulder injury
    • no-trade protection
    • perks: suite on road trips
    • 2017 option vested 10/16
  • 7 years/$161M (2009-15)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/11/08
    • $9M signing bonus (paid 12/31/08, 3/1/09 and 7/31/09)
    • 09:$14M, 10-15:$23M annually
    • salaries to be paid semimonthly over all 12 months of year, rather than semimonthly during season
    • Sabathia may opt of of deal after 2011 season
    • no-trade protection
    • perks: suite on road trips
  • 2 years/$17.5M (2007-08)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/05, with Indians also exercising 2006 option as part of deal
    • 07:$8.75M, 08:$9M
    • may earn $7.75M in award & performance bonuses:
      • up to $2M in 2006, $3M in 2007, $2.75M in 2008
      • award bonuses for top 5 finish in MVP vote or top 2 finish in Cy Young vote ($0.25M for 2007 Cy Young)
      • 2007 Cy Young increases 2008 salary to $11M
      • $0.1M award bonus for All Star selection
  • 4 years/$9.5M (2002-05), plus 2006 option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 2002
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 02:$0.45M, 03:$0.85M, 04:$2.45M, 05:$4.5M, 06:$7M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2006 option guaranteed with 405 IP (2004-05) or 540 IP (2003-05) (vested 4/05)
    • award bonus: $0.1M for All Star selection
  • drafted by Cleveland 1998 (1-20) (Vallejo HS, Calif.)
  • $1.3M signing bonus
  • agent: Roc Nation Sports / CAA Sports (previously Legacy Agency)
  • ML service: 16.000

Mark Teixeira 1b
8 years/$180M (2009-16)

  • 8 years/$180M (2009-16)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/23/08
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 09:$20M, 10:$20M, 11-16:$22.5M annually
    • full no-trade clause
    • Teixeira may purchase 8 of best available Yankees season tickets
  • 1 year/$12.5M (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP; $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, WS MVP, All Star; $25,000 for LCS MVP
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Atlanta 7/29/08
  • 2 years/$15.4M (2006-07)
    • signed extension with Texas 1/06
    • 06:$6.4M, 07:$9M
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for AL MVP, $50,000 each for World Series MVP & All-Star selection, $25,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Texas 7/31/07
  • 4 years/$9.5M (2002-05)
    • signed Major League contract with Texas 8/01
    • $4.5M signing bonus (paid over 3 years)
    • 02:$0.25M, 03:$0.75M, 04:$1.5M, 05:$2.5M
  • drafted by Texas 2001 (1-5) (Georgia Tech)
  • agent: Casey Close, Excel Sports (Boras Corp. from 2001-11)
  • ML service: 14.000

Masahiro Tanaka rhp
7 years/$155M (2014-20)

  • 7 years/$155M (2014-20)
    • signed by NY Yankees 1/22/14
    • 14-19: $22M annually. 20:$23M
    • Tanaka may opt out of contract after 2017 season
    • full no-trade protection
    • perks: $35,000 moving allowance, $0.1M housing allowance, interpreter at salary of $85,000, 4 first-class round trip airline tickets between Japan & NY
  • NY Yankees also paid $20M posting fee to Rakuten, Tanaka’s former club in Japan
  • 2007-13: Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japanese Pacific League
  • agent: Casey Close, Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.000

Jacoby Ellsbury cf
7 years/$153M (2014-20), plus 2021 option

  • 7 years/$153M (2014-20), plus 2021 option
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/13/13
    • 14-20: $21,142,857.15 annually. 21:$21M club option ($5M buyout)
    • full no-trade protection
    • perks: right to purchase six Legends Suite tickets per year
  • 1 year/$9M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • Boston made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$8.05M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 600, 700 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.4965M (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4495M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/09
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Boston 6/30/07
  • drafted by Boston 2005 (1-23) (Oregon State)
  • signed 7/06, $1.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Joe Urbon)
  • ML service: 9.037

Aroldis Chapman lhp
5 years/$86M (2017-21)

  • 5 years/$86M (2017-21)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/8/16
    • $11M signing bonus ($1M paid in 2016, $5M each in 2017-18)
    • 17-21: annual salaries of $15M
    • Chapman may opt out of contract after 2019 season
    • Chapman may not be traded to Seattle or a club based in California
    • full no-trade protection for 2017-19
    • limited no-trade protection for 2020-21
  • 1 year/$11.325 (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees 2/12/16 (avoided arbitration, $13M-$9M)
    • suspended for first 30 games of 2016 season, with Chapman losing 30 days’ ML service and pay, or $1,856,557
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Yankees 7/25/16 with $4,331,967 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$8.05M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/13/15 (avoided arbitration, $8.7M-$6.65M)
    • award bonuses
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cincinnati 12/28/15
  • 1 year/$5M (2014), plus bonus
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/28/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.4M-$4.6M)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • also due deferred $3M bonus when arbitration-eligible after 2013
  • 6 years/$30.25M (2010-15)
    • signed by Cincinnati as an amateur free agent 1/11/10
    • $16.25M signing bonus ($1.5M at signing; $1.5M each Nov. 1, 2010-13; $1.25M each Nov. 1, 2014-20)
    • 10:$1M, 11:$1M, 12:$2M, 13:$2M, 14:$3M, 15:$5M player option
    • Chapman must decide whether to accept or decline 2015 player option within 5 days after end of 2014 World Series
    • if Chapman qualifies for arbitration after 2012, $5M is converted to a bonus and he becomes arbitration-eligible
    • if Chapman qualifies for arbitration after 2013, $3M is converted to a bonus and he becomes arbitration-eligible (met 10/2013)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
  • defected from Cuba to Netherlands 7/1/09
  • agent: Magnus Sports (previously Relativity Baseball, Hendricks Sports)
  • ML service: 6.009

Chase Headley 3b
4 years/$52M (2015-18)

  • 4 years/$52M (2015-18)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/15/14
    • 15:$13M, 16:$13M, 17:$13M, 18:$13M
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 475, 500, 525, 550 plate appearances
    • one-time assignment bonus: $1M if traded
  • 1 year/$10.525M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Diego 7/22/14 (Padres pay $1M to Yankees in the deal)
  • 1 year/$8.575M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/30/13 (avoided arbitration, $10.3M-$7.075M)
  • 1 year/$3.475M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.325M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4277M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4115M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 6/15/07
  • drafted by San Diego 2005 (2-66) (Tennessee)
  • $0.56M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 8.123

Matt Holliday dh-lf
1 year/$13M (2017)

  • 1 year/$13M (2077)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/7/16
    • limited no-trade protection: may block deals to one club (Oakland)
  • 7 years/$120M (2010-16), plus 2017 option
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/10
    • 10-16: $17M annually, 17:$17M club option ($1M buyout)
    • club to exercise/decline option within 5 days of end of 2016 World Series
    • 2017 option guaranteed with top 10 finish in 2016 MVP vote
    • $2M annually deferred without interest, to be paid from 2020 to 2029 in annual installments of $1.4M or $1.6M, depending on whether the option vests or is exercised (present value of $113,580,723 per MLBPA)
    • St. Louis declined 2017 option 11/4/16
    • full no-trade clause
    • award bonuses: $0.2M for MVP ($0.1M for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd). $0.15M for WS MVP. $0.1M for NLCS MVP. $50,000 each for NLDS MVP, All Star election, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $25,000 for All Star selection
    • perks: suite on road
  • 2 years/$23M (2008-09)
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • 08:$9.5M, 09:$13.5M
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove. $50,000 for Silver Slugger. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 11/12/08
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Oakland 7/24/09 (A’s to pay $1.5M of approximately $5.385M remaining of 2009 salary)
  • 1 year/$4.4M (2007)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years (2002-05), plus 2006, 2007 options
    • signed by Colorado 3/02
    • 02:$0.1M, 03:$0.125M, 04:$0.15M, 05:$0.316M, 06:$0.5M club option ($0.1M buyout), 07:$0.6M club option ($0.1M buyout)
    • in majors, salaries increase to 02:$0.2M, 03:$0.3M, 04:$0.3M
    • if otherwise eligible for arbitration or free agency, Holliday has right to void remainder of contract & forfeit buyout (Holliday exercised this right after 2006 & re-signed, avoiding arbitration)
    • performance bonuses:
      • 2004: $40,000 each for 200, 250, 300, 350 and 400 PAs
      • 2005: $50,000 each for 250, 300, 350, 400 PAs
    • roster bonuses: $0.2M for 60 days on active roster, $0.25M for 120 days on active roster, $0.3M for 180 days on the active roster
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove. $50,000 each for Rookie of the Year, Silver Slugger, LDS MVP. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP or World Series MVP
    • Holliday may not play football for 3 years but may after 2004
    • Colorado exercised $0.5M 2006 option 10/05
  • drafted by Colorado 1998 (7-210) (Stillwater HS, Okla.)
  • $0.8425M signing bonus (largest-ever for 7th-round)
  • first pro contract required club to offer Holliday a Major League contract by 8/2001
  • agent: Boras Corp. (formerly Jot Hartley)
  • ML service: 13.000

Brett Gardner lf
4 years/$52M (2015-18), plus 2019 option

  • 4 years/$52M (2015-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 2/23/14
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 15:$12M, 16:$13M, 17:$12M, 18:$11M, 19:$12.5M club option ($2M buyout)
    • assignment bonus: $1M if traded
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.85M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 12/7/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/20/12 (avoided arbitration, $3.2M-$2.4M)
  • 1 year/$0.5495M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4525M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 2/09 ($95,948 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 6/30/08
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2005 (3-109) (College of Charleston)
  • $0.21M signing bonus
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 8.072

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

  • 7 years/$60M (2013-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 8/28/12
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 13:$5M, 14:$5M, 15:$6M, 16:$7M, 17:$9M, 18:$10M, 19:$11M, 20:$16M club option ($1M buyout)
    • performance bonuses
    • 2019 salary and 2020 option increase by $2M each with one MVP in 2013-19 or two Top 5 finishes in MVP vote, 2013-19
    • deal does not include no-trade protection
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.567M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/7/10
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 2004 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 6.150

Tyler Clippard rhp
2 years/$12.25M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$12.25M (2016-17)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/9/16
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 16:$4.1M, 17:$4.25M
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 7/31/16 with $5,561,475 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$8.3M (2015)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 1/14/15
    • signed by Oakland 2/11/15 (avoided arbitration, $8.85M-$7.775M)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Oakland 7/27/15 (A’s pay $1M, Mets pay about $2M of remaining $3,129,508 on Clippard’s contract for 2015)
  • 1 year/$5.875M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10/14 (avoided arbitration, $6.35M-$4.45M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 30 games finished. $75,000 each for 40, 50 GF. $0.1M for 60 GF
  • 1 year/$4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.443M (2011)
    • renewed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Washington in trade with NY Yankees 12/5/07
    • signed by Washington 1/25/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 5/20/07
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2003 (9-274) (Mitchell HS, New Port Richey, Fla)
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 7.148

Michael Pineda rhp
1 year/$4.3M (2016)

  • 1 year/$4.3M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year$538,475 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year/$528,475 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$528,475 (2012)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Seattle 1/13/12
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • signed by Seattle 12/05 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $35,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 5.099

Didi Gregorius ss
1 year/$2.425M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.425 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/18/16 (avoided arbitration, $2.525M-$2.3M)
  • 1 year/$0.5539M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5065M (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 12/5/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Cincinnati (via Cleveland) 12/11/12
  • signed by Cincinnati 8/07 as an amateur free agent from the Netherlands
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.159

Adam Warren rhp
1 year/$1.7M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.7M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/25/16 with $650,273 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$0.5726M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Yankees 12/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.5274M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year/$490,525 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 6/28/12
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2009 (4-135) (University of North Carolina)
  • $0.195M signing bonus
  • agent: Full Circle Sports
  • ML service: 4.036

Aaron Hicks of
1 year/$0.574M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.574M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Minnesota 11/11/15
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • drafted by Minnesota 2008 (1-14) (Wilson HS, Long Beach)
  • signed 6/08, $1.78M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 3.041

Tom Layne lhp
1 year/$563,750 (2016)

  • 1 year/$563,750 (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
    • DFA by Boston 8/2/16, released 8/6/16
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 8/9/16
  • 1 year/$0.557M (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • 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.)
  • agent: Platinum Sports
  • ML service: 2.144

Austin Romine c
1 year/$0.556M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.556M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5541M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • DFA by NY Yankees 4/4/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/8/15
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/1/15
  • 1 year/$0.5248M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 9/11/11
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2007 (2-94) (El Toro HS, Calif.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $0.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Moye Sports
  • ML service: 3.045

Chasen Shreve lhp
1 year/$0.5334M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5334M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$510,275 (2015)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Atlanta 1/1/15
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/19/14
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (11-344) (JC of Southern Nevada)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.015

Greg Bird 1b
1 year/$0.5253M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5253M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2011 (5-179) (Grandview HS, Aurora, Colo.)
  • $1.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 1.053

Luis Severino rhp
1 year/$0.5213M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5213M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/5/15
  • signed by NY Yankees 2011 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 0.170

Bryan Mitchell rhp
1 year/$0.51665M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.51665M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2009 (16-495) (Rockingham County HS, Hamlet, NC)
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.129

Mason Williams of
1 year/$0.5097M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5097M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (4-145) (West Orange HS, Winter Garden, Fla.)
  • $1.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Bobby Barad
  • ML service: 1.070

Ronnie Torreyes 2b-ss
1 year/$0.5086M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5086M (2016)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 1/12/16 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 1/7/16
    • claimed off waivers by LA Angels 1/25/16 after being DFA by NY Yankees 1/15/16
    • claimed off waivers by NY Yankees 2/1/16 after being DFA by LA Angels 1/27/16
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 5/15/15 after being DFA by Houston 5/7/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Toronto 6/12/15
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/2/13
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Cincinnati 12/23/11
  • signed by Cincinnati 2/23/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.022

Johnny Barbato rhp
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/15
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Diego 12/29/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2010 (6-184) (Verala HS, Miami)
  • $1.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.039

Dellin Betances rhp
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5021M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/19/10
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (8-254) (Grand Street HS, Brooklyn)
  • $1M signing bonus (8th-round record)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.078

Luis Cessa rhp
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/3/15
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Detroit 12/9/15
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • acquired by Detroit in trade from NY Mets 7/31/15 (Cespedes deal)
  • signed by NY Mets 7/9/08 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.098

Gary Sanchez c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3M signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.086

Miguel Andujar 3b
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Austin of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • DFA by NY Yankees 9/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/9/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (13-415) (Heritage HS, Conyers, Ga.)
  • $0.13M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.051

Richard Bleier lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 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)
  • $0.12M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.100

Dietrich Enns lhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (19-607) (Central Michigan)
  • ML service: 0.000

Giovanny Gallegos rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/6/11 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.000

Domingo German rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/4/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Miami 12/19/14
  • signed by Miami 8/8/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.034 (through 2015)

Nick Goody rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/25/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (6-217) (LSU)
  • $0.14M signing bonus ($0.1544M slot)
  • ML service: 0.160

Chad Green rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 5/14/16
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Detroit 12/9/15
  • drafted by Detroit 2013 (11-336) (Louisville)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.079

Ben Heller rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/31/16
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/11/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (22-651) (Olivet Nazarene, Ill.)
  • agent: Jesse Cook and Zach Price, Onyx Sports Management
  • ML service: 0.053

Ronald Herrera rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Diego 11/11/15
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 5/28/11
  • signed by Oakland 12/11/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Kyle Higashioka c
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected NY Yankees 11/4/16
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/18/15 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2008 (7-230) (Edison HS, Huntington Beach, Calif.)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jonathan Holder rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/16
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2014 (6-182) (Mississippi State)
  • $0.17M signing bonus ($0.2376M slot)
  • ML service: 0.031

Aaron Judge of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (1-32) (Fresno State)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($1.6771M slot)
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 0.051

Jorge Mateo ss
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/28/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.000

Yefrey Ramirez rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
  • selected by NY Yankees from Arizona in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
  • signed by Arizona 1/25/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Rob Refsnyder 2b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/11/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (5-187) (Arizona)
  • $0.2059M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 0.158

 

Minor leagues

Domingo Acevedo rhp
2016

  • signed by NY Yankees 10/17/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $7,500 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Ian Clarkin lhp
2016

  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (1-33) (Madison HS, San Diego)
  • $1.6501M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Tyler Cloyd rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as free agent 2/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 11/3/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cleveland 1/7/15
    • signed for 2015 by Samsung Lions of Korea
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Philadelphia 10/2/13 
    • DFA by Cleveland 11/25/13, non-tendered 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 8/29/12
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2008 (18-556) (Bellevue, Neb.)
  • agent: Big League Management
  • ML service: 0.094 (through 2014) 

Ike Davis 1b
1 year/$1.5M (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/15/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 6/12/16
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 6/13/16 (1 year contract for $1.5M, pro-rated for remainder of 2016 season)
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/25/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/27/16
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2015)
    • signed by Oakland 12/2/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Oakland 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 4/18/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 11/22/14 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 11/20/14
  • 1 year/$3.125M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/21/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.7M-$2.825M)
  • 1 year/$506,690 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.432M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 4/19/10
  • drafted by NY Mets 2008 (1-18) (Arizona St.)
  • signed 6/08, $1.575M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 5.155 (through 2015)

Jonathan Diaz ss
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/2/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/28/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 5/15/15
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/30/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 10/28/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/11/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/1/14
    • DFA by Toronto 6/25/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/27/14
    • refused assignment by Toronto 10/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/7/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 6/29/13
    • DFA by Boston 7/8/13
  • drafted by Toronto 2006 (12-360) (N.C. State)
  • ML service: 0.063 (through 2015)

Taylor Dugas of
2016

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/1/15
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/9/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/11/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (8-277) (Alabama)
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.137 (through 2014)

Dustin Fowler of
2016

  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (18-554) (West Laurens HS, Dexter, Ga.)
  • $0.278M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Clint Frazier cf
2016

  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/3/16 (A Miller deal)
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (1-5) (Loganville HS, Ga.)
  • signed 6/14/13, $3.5M signing bonus ($3.787M slot)
  • ML service:

Wilkerman Garcia ss
2016

  • signed by NY Yankees 7/2/14 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.35M signing bonus
  • ML service:

J.R. Graham rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 5/14/16 after being DFA by Minnesota 5/6/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 9/26/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • selected by Minnesota from Atlanta in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • drafted by Atlanta 2011 (4-146) (Santa Clara)
  • $0.1746M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 1.000 (through 2015)

James Kaprielian rhp
2016

  • drafted by NY Yankees 2015 (1-16) (UCLA)
  • $2.65M signing bonus ($2.5433M slot)
  • ML service:

Gosuke Katoh 2b
2016

  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (2-66) (Rancho Bernardo HS, San Diego)
  • $0.8457M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Pete Kozma 2b-ss
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/5/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.522M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.518M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • DFA by St. Louis 6/25/14 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/17/10
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • drafted by St. Louis 2007 (1-18) (Owassa HS, Okla.)
  • signed 7/21/07, $1.395M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 2.108 (through 2015)

Billy McKinney of
2016

  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/25/16
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 7/4/14
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (1-24) (Plano West HS, Texas)
  • signed by Oakland 6/11/13, $1.8M signing bonus ($1.8935M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service:

Diego Moreno rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/30/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/22/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/2/15
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Pittsburgh 2/17/12
  • signed by Pittsburgh 8/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.072 (through 2015)

Vinnie Pestano rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/5/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 11/10/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/28/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/15
    • elected free agency 10/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.975M (2014)
    • lost arbitration with Cleveland 2/8/14 ($1.45M-$0.975M)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Cleveland 8/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2013)
    • renewed by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year/$0.4912M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • 1 year/$0.4141M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 9/23/10
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (20-611) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 3.118 (through 2015)

Branden Pinder rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • DFA by NY Yankees 11/4/16, sent outright to Triple-A 11/18/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2011 (16-509) (Long Beach State)
  • ML service: 1.091

Blake Rutherford of
2016

  • drafted by NY Yankees 2016 (1-18) (Chaminade Prep, Canoga Park, Calif.)
  • $3.282M signing bonus ($2.4416M slot)
  • ML service:

Justus Sheffield lhp
2016

  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/31/16 (A Miller deal)
  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (1-31) (Tullahoma HS, Tenn.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus ($1.733M slot)
  • agent: Taurus Sports
  • ML service:

Donovan Solano 2b-3b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/18/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 10/10/16
  • 1 year/$0.5315M (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
    • DFA by Miami 6/5/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/6/15
    • contract selected by Miami 6/18/15
    • DFA by Miami 6/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/22/15
    • contract selected by Miami
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/12/15
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.4915M (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Miami as an amateur free agent 11/22/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Miami 5/20/12
  • signed by St. Louis 2005 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 3.107

Nick Swisher 1b-rf
4 years/$56M (2013-16), plus 2017 option

  • 4 years/$56M (2013-16), plus 2017 vesting option
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/23/12
    • 13:$11M, 14:$15M, 15:$15M, 16:$15M, 17:$14M vesting option
    • 2017 option guaranteed if Swisher has 550 plate appearances in 2016 and passes physical at the end of the 2016 season
    • acquired by Atlanta in a trade from Cleveland 8/7/15 (Indians to pay Atlanta $15M to cover a portion of the 2016 salaries for Swisher and Michael Bourn)
    • released by Atlanta 3/28/16
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 4/13/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 5 years/$26.75M (2007-11), plus 2012 club option
    • signed extension with Oakland 5/11/07, replacing 1 year/$0.4M deal for 2007 signed 3/07
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 07:$0.7M, 08:$3.5M, 09:$5.3M, 10:$6.75M, 11:$9M,
      12:$10.25M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2012 option increases to $12M with top 5 in MVP vote any year 2007-11
    • limited no-trade clause 2011-12 (may block deals to 6 clubs)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Oakland 1/4/08
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from White Sox 11/18/08
    • NY Yankees exercised $10.25M club option 10/29/11
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2006)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.3165M (2005)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/3/04
  • drafted by Oakland 2002 (1-16) (Ohio State)
  • $1.78M signing bonus
  • agent: Dan Lozano, MVP Sports (previously Joe Bick)
  • ML service: 11.031 (through 2015)

Dillon Tate rhp
2016

  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Texas 8/1/16
  • drafted by Texas 2015 (1-4) (UC-Santa Barbara)
  • $4.2M signing bonus ($5.0265M slot)
  • ML service:

Gleyber Torres ss
2016

  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/25/16
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 7/2/13 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.7M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Tyler Wade ss
2016

  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (4-134) (Murrieta Valley HS, Murrieta, Calif.)
  • $0.3713M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: