Tampa Bay Rays

Service time in years & days (through 2014 season).
A group led by New York investment banker Stuart Sternberg gained a controlling interest in the Rays 10/05. Sternberg’s group had purchased 48% of the club 5/04 for $65M, with original owner Vincent Naimoli retaining 15% and limited partners 37%. Naimoli paid $130M for the franchise in 1995.

Forbes magazine valued the Rays at $625M in March, 2015.
Bloomberg valued the club at $530M in October, 2013.

  • 2015 payroll obligations for former players:
    • $ 2,750,000 (Jose Molina)
  • Payments from other clubs for 2015:
    • $ 1,500,000 (Ben Zobrist trade)
RAYS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2015 $ 75,794,234 $ ( )
2014 $ 76,872,384 $ 77,085,054 (28)
2013 $ 61,928,975 $ 64,610,387 (28)
2012 $ 63,627,200 $ 70,425,489 (24)
2011 $ 42,171,308 $ 44,969,740 (29)
2010 $ 72,847,133 $ 77,510,502 (20)
2009 $ 63,313,034 $ 71,222,532 (25)
2008 $ 43,745,597 $ 51,020,720 (28)
2007 $ 24,123,500 $ 31,817,020 (30)
2006 $ 35,417,967 $ 36,446,477 (29)
2005 $ 29,679,067 $ 26,615,413 (30)
2004 $ 29,556,667 $ 24,427,167 (30)
2003 $ 19,630,000 $ 31,660,602 (30)
2002 $ 34,380,000 $ 34,728,540 (30)
2001 $ 56,980,000 $ 50,974,068 (19)
2000 $ 64,400,000 $ 61,231,853 (11)
  • 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.

Matt Silverman President of Baseball Operations
2015 -

  • Tampa Bay, 2004 -

    • VP, Planning & Development, 2004-05
    • promoted to President by Tampa Bay 11/05
    • selected President of Baseball Operations 10/14/14
  • VP of Baseball Operations Chaim Bloom
  • VP of Baseball Operations Erik Neander
  • Director of Scouting R.J. Harrison
  • Director of Minor League Operations Mitch Lukevics
  • Director of Pro Scouting Matt Arnold

Kevin Cash Manager
5 years (2015-19)

  • 5 years (2015-19)

    • hired as manager by Tampa Bay 12/5/14
  • 2013-14: bullpen coach, Cleveland
  • 2012: advance scout, Toronto

Evan Longoria 3b
6 years/$17.5M (2008-13), plus 2014-16 club options
6 years/$100M (2017-22), plus 2023 club option

  • 6 years/100M (2017-22), plus 2023 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 11/26/12
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 17:$13M, 18:$13.5M, 19:$14.5M, 20:$15M, 21:$18.5M, 22:$19.5M, 23:$13M club option ($5M buyout)
    • 2023 option may increase $5M to $18M based on 2022 awards (rank in MVP vote, Gold Glove at third base, Silver Slugger or All-Star)
    • $11M in salary deferred without interest ($1.5M each in 2017-18 and $2M each in 2019-22), reducing present-day value for 2013-22 to $131,044,173 according to MLBPA calculation
    • as part of the deal, Tampa Bay exercised 2014-16 club options in previous contract
    • Tampa Bay also converted $6M salary for 2013 to $2M in salary & $4M signing bonus (for total of $5M in bonus money to be paid in 3 installments in 2013)
  • 6 years/17.5M (2008-13), plus 2014-16 club options
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 4/12/08
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 4/18/08, replacing 1-year deal
    • 08:$0.5M, 09:$0.55M, 10:$0.95M, 11:$2M, 12:$4.5M, 13:$6M, 14:$7.5M club option ($3M buyout), 15:$11M club option, 16:$11.5M club option
    • if Longoria otherwise would be arbitration-eligible
      • after 2010, 2011 salary increases to $2.5M
      • after 2011, buyout for 2014 option increases to $4M
    • club must decide by 11/2014 whether to exercise 2015-16 options
    • 2016 option may increase to $14M based on rankings in MVP vote (earned increase to $12.1M)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All Star, $25,000 for Gold Glove
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2006 (1-3) (Long Beach State)
  • $3M signing bonus
  • agent: Paul Cohen
  • ML service: 6.170

James Loney 1b
3 years/$21M (2014-16)

  • 3 years/$21M (2014-16)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/3/14
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 14:$1M, 15:$7M, 16:$8M
  • 1 year/$2M (2013)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/3/12
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$6.375M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 8/25/12 (Adrian Gonzalez deal)
  • 1 year/$4.875M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11/11 (avoided arbitration, $5.25M-$4.7M)
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.465M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.411M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/28/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/05
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/06
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2002 (1-19) (Elkins HS, Missouri City, Texas)
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Joe Urbon)
  • ML service: 8.012

Asdrubal Cabrera 2b-ss
1 year/$7.5M (2015)

  • 1 year/$7.5M (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/31/14
  • 2 years/$16.5M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/4/12
    • 13:$6.5M, 14:$10M
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Cleveland 7/31/14, with Indians covering remaining 2014 salary
  • 1 year/$4.55M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/10/12 (avoided arbitration, $5.2M-$3.75M)
  • 1 year/$2.025M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for Silver Slugger
  • 1 year/$0.4446M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4167M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09 ($194,500 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.3933M (2008)
    • re-signed 2/28/08 (split contract, $68,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 8/7/07
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Seattle 7/06
  • signed by Seattle 2002 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Alan Nero
  • ML service: 7.027

David DeJesus lf
2 years/$10.5M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option

  • 2 years/$10.5M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 11/4/13
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 14:$4.25M, 15:$5M, 16:$5M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 2 years/$10M (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/30/11
    • 12:$4.25M, 13:$4.25M, 14:$6.5M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Chicago Cubs 8/19/13 
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Washington 8/23/13 
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2014 option 11/3/13
  • 5 years/$13.8M (2006-10), plus 2011 club option
    • signed extension with Kansas City 3/06
    • 06:$0.5M, 07:$2M, 08:$2.5M, 09:$3.6M, 10:$4.7M, 11:$6M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • if DeJesus does not qualify for arbitration as a Super 2 after 2006, the contract value is reduced to $11.95M (06:$0.5M, 07:$0.6M, 08:$2.3M, 09:$3.45M, 10:$4.6M, 11:$6M / $0.5M buyout)
    • Kansas City exercised $6M club option for 2010 10/2/10
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Kansas City 11/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.32M (2005)
    • renewed by Kansas City 3/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/04 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2003)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 9/2/03
  • drafted by Kansas City 2000 (4-104) (Manalapan HS, Englishtown, N.J.)
  • $0.245M signing bonus
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 10.146

Alex Cobb rhp
1 year/$4M (2015)

  • 1 year/$4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5169M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.5022M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/19/10
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2006 (Vero Beach HS, Fla.)
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.061

Jake McGee lhp
1 year/$3.55M (2015)

  • 1 year/$3.55M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5062M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4842M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4152M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2004 (5-135) (Reed HS, Nev.)
  • $0.215M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.127

John Jaso c
1 year/$3.175M (2015)

  • 1 year/$3.175M (2015)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Oakland 1/10/15
    • signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 90 starts at catcher, 450 plate appearances 
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2013)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Seattle 1/16/13
    • signed by Oakland 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4952M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$0.4272M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/28/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased 11/20/07
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2003 (12-338) (Southwestern CC)
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 5.032

Desmond Jennings cf
1 year/$3.1M (2015)

  • 1 year/$3.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$0.517M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.5018M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4869M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2006 (10-289) (Itawamba CC, Miss.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras (previously SFX)
  • ML service: 3.101

Matt Moore lhp
5 years/$14M (2012-16), plus 2017-19 options

  • 5 years/$14M (2012-16), plus 2017-19 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 12/9/11
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$1M, 13:$1M, 14:$1M, 15:$3M, 16:$5M, 17:$7M club option ($2.5M buyout), 18:$9M club option ($1M buyout), 19:$10M club option ($0.75M buyout)
    • 2017 club option increases by $0.5M with 600 IP in 2014-16
    • 2018 club option increases by $0.25M each with 1) 85 starts or 570 IP in 2015-17, 2) 90 starts or 600 IP and 3) 95 starts or 630 IP
    • 2019 club option increases by $0.5M each with 1) 98 starts or 600 IP in 2016-18 and 2) 66 starts or 400 IP 2017-18
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 9/12/11
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2007 (8-245) (Moriarity HS, N.M.)
  • $0.115M signing bonus
  • agent: Matt Sosnick
  • ML service: 3.017

Kevin Jepsen rhp
1 year/$3.025M (2015)

  • 1 year/$3.025M (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.4625M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/31/14 (avoided arbitration, $1.625M-$1.3M)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Angels 12/16/14
  • 1 year/$1,181,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/30/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.4M-$0.975M)
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.435M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/26/09
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 9/7/08
  • drafted by Anaheim 2002 (2-53) (Bishop Manogue, Reno)
  • $0.745M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.163

Drew Smyly lhp
1 year/$2.65M (2015)

  • 1 year/$2.65M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $50,000 in performance bonuses based on games started
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/14
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 7/31/14 (Price deal)
  • 1 year/$0.498M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 4/12/12
  • drafted by Detroit 2010 (2-68) (Arkansas)
  • $1.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 2.154

Rene Rivera c
1 year/$1.2M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1.2M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5064M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/26/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 12/13/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/14/10 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 5/6/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/14/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by NY Yankees 5/21/10 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Seattle 2001 (2-49) (Papa Juan XXIII HS, Bayamon, Puerto Rico)
  • ML service: 3.082

Chris Archer rhp
6 years/$25.5M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club options

  • 6 years/25.5M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 4/2/14, replacing 1-year contract for $0.5112M signed 3/2/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$0.5M, 15:$1M, 16:$2.75M, 17:$4.75M, 18:$6.25M, 19:$7.5M, 20:$9M club option ($1.75M buyout), 21:$11M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • if Archer does not qualify for arbitration as a Super 2 after 2015 season, guarantee is reduced to $20M (16:$1M, 17:$3M, 18:$4.75M, 19:$7M)
    • at signing, largest deal for player with less than 1 year of service
  • 1 year/$0.5112M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/19/10
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Cleveland 12/31/08
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (5-161) (Clayton HS, N.C.)
  • ML service: 1.156

Logan Forsythe inf
1 year/$1.1M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5097M (2014)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 11/20/13
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.499M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year/$0.4814M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • contract purchased by San Diego 5/4/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (1s-46) (Arkansas)
  • signed 6/08, $0.835M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.113

Ernesto Frieri rhp
1 year/$0.8M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/26/14
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 30 games. $0.1M for 35 g. $0.15M each for 40, 45 games. $0.2M for 50, 55 g. $0.25M for 60 games. $0.15M for 30 games finished. $0.2M for 35 GF. $0.25M for 40 GF. $0.3M for 45 GF. $0.35M for 50 GF
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Angels 6/27/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/8/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/13/14
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4891M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from San Diego 5/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4171M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/19/07
    • re-signed 3/3/08
  • agent: Matt Colleran
  • ML service: 4.066

Bobby Wilson c
1 year/$0.7M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.7M (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.7M in majors
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/5/15
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/16/09
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/24/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 9/15/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 10/7/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/14/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4875M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from LA Angels 10/23/12
    • non-tendered by Toronto 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/16/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/06
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/07
  • drafted by Anaheim 2002 (48-1,417) (St. Petersburg JC, Fla.)
  • ML service: 3.090

Brandon Gomes rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/19/15
  • 1 year/$0.5078M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 12/19/14, sent outright to Triple-A 12/23/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/17/10
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (17-537) (Tulane)
  • ML service: 2.085

Erasmo Ramirez rhp
1 year/$0.5228M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5228M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5118M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 3/26/12
  • signed 2007 by Seattle as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • $57,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.100

Jake Odorizzi rhp
1 year/$0.522M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.522M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.5031M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 9/16/12
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Kansas City 12/9/12
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10 (Zack Greinke deal)
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2008 (1s-32) (Highland HS, Ill.)
  • signed 6/08, $1.06M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.042

Brad Boxberger rhp
1 year/$0.5214M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5214M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 1/22/14
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.4923M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 6/10/12
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cincinnati 12/17/11
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2009 (1s-43) (USC)
  • signed 8/17/09, $0.857M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.109

Brandon Guyer of
1 year/$0.5158M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5158M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.5012M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/19/10
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (5-157) (Virginia)
  • $0.148M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.066

Kevin Kiermaier cf
1 year/$0.5138M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5138M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/30/13
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (31-941) (Parkland JC, Ill.)
  • ML service: 0.131

Jeff Beliveau lhp
1 year/$0.5136M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5136M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 4/16/13 after DFA by Texas 4/8/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 12/21/12 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 12/13/12
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2008 (18-551) (Florida Atlantic)
  • ML service: 0.154

Kirby Yates rhp
1 year/$0.5128M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5128M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • signed by Tampa Bay 6/19/09 as amateur free agent (Yavapai JC, Ariz.)
  • ML service: 0.114

Nick Franklin 2b
1 year/$0.5109M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5109M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.5102M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 7/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 5/27/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2009 (1-27) (Lake Brantley HS, Altamonte Springs, Fla.)
  • $1.28M signing bonus
  • agent: David Meter
  • ML service: 0.162

Alex Colome rhp
1 year/$0.5108M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5108M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
    • placed on restricted list 3/24/14 (50-game PED suspension)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • signed by Tampa Bay 2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.118

Steve Geltz rhp
1 year/$0.5089M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5089M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 3/26/13 
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Angels 3/27/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 8/11/12
  • signed by LA Angels 2008 as an amateur free agent (Buffalo)
  • ML service: 0.035

Nate Karns rhp
1 year/$0.5088M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5088M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Washington 2/13/14
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (12-352) (Texas Tech)
  • agent: Kevin Hubbard
  • ML service: 0.033

Steven Souza of
1 year/$0.5087M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5087M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/1/13
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Washington 12/19/14
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (3-100) (Cascade HS, Everett, Wash.)
  • $0.346M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.072

Tim Beckham ss
1 year/$0.5081M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5081M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.5002M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2008 (1-1) (Griffin HS, Ga.)
  • signed 6/08, $6.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Greg Genske
  • ML service: 0.015

Matt Andriese rhp
1 year/$0.5075M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 1/22/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (3-112) (UC-Riverside)
  • $0.27M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Andrew Bellatti rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/9/15
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2009 (12-379) (Steele Canyon HS, Spring Valley, Calif.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan Brett rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (3-98) (Highline HS, Burien, Wash.)
  • $0.3411M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Joey Butler of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/3/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 3/27/14
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/9/14
    • released by St. Louis 5/23/14 (rights sold to Orix of Japan)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/5/13
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 10/3/13 after being DFA by Texas 9/30/13
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (15-453) (New Orleans)
  • ML service: 0.048

Curt Casali c
1 year/$0.509M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.509M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/18/14
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 3/25/13
  • drafted by Detroit 2011 (10-317) (Vanderbilt)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.072

Xavier Cedeno lhp
1 year/$0.5165M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5165M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 4/22/15 after being DFA by Washington 4/14/15
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 4/27/15 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 4/24/15
  • 1 year/$0.5078M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year/$0.4959M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • claimed by Washington off waivers 4/23/13 after being DFA by Houston 4/18/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 10/24/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Houston 5/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Houston 9/11/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/5/11
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (31-920) (Miami-Dade College)
  • agent: MDR Sports Management
  • ML service: 1.060

Jose Dominguez rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 11/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 6/29/13
  • signed by LA Dodgers 7/2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.119

Jake Elmore 2b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/5/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Cincinnati 11/7/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 1/29/15 (elected free agency)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/9/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/22/15
  • 1 year/$0.5055M (2014)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 2/27/14 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 2/26/14
    • signed by Oakland 3/14
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 8/2/14 after being DFA by Oakland 7/31/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Houston 11/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/11/12
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Arizona 11/1/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (34-1,038) (Arizona State)
  • ML service: 1.089

Grayson Garvin lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (1s-59) (Vanderbilt)
  • $0.37M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Preston Guilmet rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 5/13/15 after being DFA by Toronto 5/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 4/7/14 after being DFA by Cleveland 3/30/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 10/3/14 after being DFA by Baltimore 9/27/14
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 12/23/14 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 12/19/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/7/13
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (9-275) (Arizona)
  • $35,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.069

Hak-Ju Lee ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 3/08 as a free agent from Korea
  • $0.725M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Mikie Mahtook of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (1-31) (LSU)
  • $1.15 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Justin O’Conner c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (1-31) (Cowan HS, Muncie, Ind.)
  • $1.025M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 0.000

C.J. Riefenhauser lhp
1 year/$0.5078M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5078M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (20-611) (Chipola JC, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.016

Enny Romero lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • signed by Tampa Bay 6/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.008

Burch Smith rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 5/11/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (14-441) (Oklahoma)
  • agent: Legacy Sports
  • ML service: 0.051

Minor leagues

Willy Adames ss
2015

  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 7/31/14
  • signed by Detroit 7/2/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • ML service:

J.P. Arencibia c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/9/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 4/9/15
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 4/17/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2014)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/6/13
    • may earn additional $0.3M in performance bonuses
    • sent outright to Triple-A 5/22/14
    • contract selected by Texas 7/17/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/6/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.5056M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
    • non-tendered by Toronto 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4896M (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4174M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 8/6/10
  • drafted by Toronto 2007 (1-21), (Tennessee)
  • signed 6/15/07, $1,327,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.012

Grant Balfour rhp
2 years/$12M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$12M (2014-15)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/23/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$4M, 15:$7M
    • $2M annually is deferred
    • assignment bonus: $0.5M if traded
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 4/19/15, released 4/27/15
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 5/5/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 2 years/$8.1M (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/11
    • 11:$3.75M, 12:$4M, 13:$4.5M club option ($0.35M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • Oakland exercised $4.5M option for 2013 10/29/12
  • 1 year/$2.05M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 12/11/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 12/13/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • split contract paying $0.15M in minors
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 3/29/08, sent outright to Triple-A
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 5/29/08
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2007)
    • signed by Milwaukee 1/07
    • performance bonuses based on appearances:
    • $15,000 for 30 g, $25,000 each 40, 45 & 55 g, $45,000 60 g
    • sent outright to Triple-A & released by Milwaukee 3/07
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/07 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 7/16/07, DFA 7/27/07
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Milwaukee 7/28/07
  • 1 year/$0.34M (2006)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/06
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Cincinnati 10/06
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2005)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
    • non-tendered by Minnesota 12/05
  • signed 1997 by Minnesota as an amateur free agent from Australia
  • agents: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 10.099

Ronald Belisario rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/2/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$3M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/19/13
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 11/20/14, sent outright to Triple-A 11/26/14
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4125M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/13/09 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Dodgers 4/6/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/07
    • sent outright to Triple-A 10/29/08
  • signed by Florida 1999 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 4.151

Vince Belnome inf
2015

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 11/3/14, sent outright to Triple-A 11/7/14
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/13/12
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (28-834) (West Virginia)
  • ML service: 0.009

Corey Brown of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 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
    • refused assignment by Boston 10/6/14
  • 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: 0.109

Alexi Casilla inf
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/2/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.9M in majors)
    • released by Tampa Bay 3/31/15
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 4/9/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/10/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/27/14
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2013), plus 2014 club option
    • re-signed by Baltimore 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • 13:$1.7M, 14:$3M club option ($0.2M buyout)
    • Baltimore declined 2014 option 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$1.3825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/15/12 (avoided arbitration, $1.75M-$1.065M)
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Minnesota 11/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.865M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/16/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA Angels 12/05
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/06
  • signed by Anaheim 2003 as free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Proformance
  • ML service: 6.040

Nick Ciuffo c
2015

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (1-21) (Lexington HS, S.C.)
  • $1.9722M signing bonus ($1.9747M slot)
  • ML service:

Scott Diamond lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/30/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5425M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 3/27/14
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • selected by Minnesota from Atlanta in Rule 5 draft 12/9/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 3/28/11 (Minnesota traded pitcher Billy Bullock to Atlanta
      3/28/11 in order to retain Diamond’s rights)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 7/18/11
  • signed by Atlanta 2007 as an amateur free agent (Binghamton)
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 1.161

Allan Dykstra 1b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/19/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/8/15
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 4/25/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/26/15
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from San Diego 3/29/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (1-23) (Wake Forest)
  • $1.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Casey Gillaspie 1b
2015

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2014 (1-20) (Wichita State)
  • $2.0355M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Taylor Guerrieri rhp
2015

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (1-24) (Spring Valley HS, Columbia, S.C.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Sports
  • ML service:

Bradin Hagens rhp
2015

  • 2015
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 4/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Arizona 8/14/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A 8/21/14
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (6-186) (Merced JC, Calif.)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.007

Brent Honeywell rhp
2015

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2014 (2s-72) (Walters State CC, Tenn.)
  • $0.8M signing bonus ($0.784M slot)
  • ML service:

Jim Miller rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/4/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Yankees as a free agent 11/11/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/1/14 
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/11/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/13/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/7/13 
    • DFA by NY Yankees 9/11/13, sent outright to Triple-A 9/14/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13 
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/11/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 4/25/12
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Oakland 11/30/12
    • DFA by NY Yankees 12/19/12, sent outright to Triple-A 12/21/12 
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/6/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/6/11 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore (split contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09 (split contract, $65,000 in minors)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/29/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 9/1/08
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Colorado 1/12/07 (Rodrigo Lopez)
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (8-230) (Louisiana-Monroe)
  • $12,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.031

Jordan Norberto lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/4/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
    • released by Oakland 5/8/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 7/31/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
  • signed as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.132 (through 2013)

Andy Oliver lhp
1 year/$0.5075M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • selected by Philadelphia from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • signed by Philadelphia 3/15
    • elected free agency after being sent outright to Triple-A 4/4/15
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 4/17/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/22/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Detroit 12/5/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 6/25/10
  • drafted 2009 (2-58) (Oklahoma State)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • $1.495M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.034

Daniel Robertson ss
2015

  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Oakland 1/10/15
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (1s-34) (Upland HS, Calif.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Dan Lozano
  • ML service:

Adrian Rondon ss
2015

  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/7/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2.95M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Blake Snell lhp
2015

  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2011 (1s-52) (Shorewood HS, Shoreline, Wash.)
  • $0.684M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick-Cobbe
  • ML service:

Everett Teaford lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/17/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/25/15
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 4/28/15
  • 2014
    • DFA by Kansas City 1/29/14, sent outright to Triple-A 2/7/14
    • released by Kansas City 3/30/14, rights sold to LG Twins of Korea
  • 1 year/$507,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/15/13
  • 1 year/$0.488M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/24/10
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2006 (12-347) (Georgia Southern)
  • agent: Career Sports
  • ML service: 1.093

Eugenio Velez inf
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 10/2/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/11/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Toronto 7/22/13
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/26/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/21/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/13/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 7/4/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 10/4/11
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
    • non-tendered by San Francisco 12/13/10
  • 1 year/$0.404M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased 11/06
    • re-signed 3/07
  • selected from Toronto in Triple-A phase of Rule 5 draft 12/05
  • signed 8/01 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 2.111

Jonny Venters lhp
2 years (2015-16)

  • 2 years (2015-16)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 11/13/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Atlanta 11/20/14, released 11/21/14
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.533M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/21/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/19/09
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/24/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2003 (30-907) (Indian River State College)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 5.000

 

 

 

Leave a Reply