Toronto Blue Jays

Service time in years & days (through 2015 season).
Rogers Communications bought the Blue Jays for $120M in 2000.
Forbes magazine valued the club at $900M in March, 2016.

BLUE JAYS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2016 $136,782,027 $ ( )
2015 $125,915,800 $135,728,804 (10)
2014 $137,177,700 $135,435,701 (10)
2013 $119,277,800 $125,879,791 ( 9)
2012 $ 83,739,200 $ 92,133,335 (17)
2011 $ 70,567,800 $ 75,851,382 (21)
2010 $ 78,689,357 $ 86,803,549 (18)
2009 $ 80,538,300 $ 84,130,513 (17)
2008 $ 97,973,900 $ 98,343,520 (13)
2007 $ 81,942,800 $ 95,069,351 (15)
2006 $ 71,915,000 $ 72,439,018 (13)
2005 $ 45,719,500 $ 45,698,000 (24)
2004 $ 50,071,000 $ 50,651,626 (22)
2003 $ 51,269,000 $ 61,175,638 (22)
2002 $ 76,864,333 $ 66,814,971 (13)
2001 $ 76,896,000 $ 74,274,440 (12)
2000 $ 46,363,332 $ 54,518,816 (16)
  • 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.

Mark Shapiro President & CEO
2016 -

  • 2016 -

    • hired by Toronto as President & CEO, effective after 2015 season
  • Cleveland, 1992-2015
    • 5 years (2008-12)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 3/07
      • deal later extended through 2013
      • selected as President (effective after 2010 season) 2/18/10
      • to resign after 2015 season (hired as President & CEO, Toronto)
    • 2 years (2006-07)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 12/04
    • 4 years (2002-05)
      • promoted to GM by Cleveland 11/01, replacing John Hart

Ross Atkins Executive VP of Baseball Operations & GM
2016 -

  • 2016 - 
    • hired by Toronto as Executive VP of Baseball Operations & GM 12/3/15
    • Cleveland 2001-15
      • VP, Player Personnel (2015), VP of Player Development (2011-14), Director of Player Development (2007-10), Director of Latin American Operations (2004-06), Assistant Director of Player Development (2001-03)
  • Senior VP of Baseball Operations & Assistant GM Tony LaCava (served as interim GM from 10/29/15 to 12/3/15)
  • Assistant General Manager Andrew Tinnish
  • Special Assistant to the GM Dana Brown
  • Director, Amateur Scouting Brian Parker
  • Director, Professional Scouting Perry Minasian
  • Director, Minor League Operations Charlie Wilson
  • former Senior VP, Baseball Operations and GM Alex Anthopoulos
    • 2006-15
      • VP, Baseball Operations & Assistant GM, 2006-09
      • promoted to GM by Toronto 10/3/09, replacing J.P. Ricciardi
      • refused extension offer and will not return for 2016
  • former Senior VP, Baseball Operations & GM J.P. Ricciardi
    • 3 years (2008-10)
      • signed extension with Toronto 12/05
    • 5 years (2003-07)
      • signed extension with Toronto 10/02
      • extension does not include “out” clause
    • 3 years (2002-04)
      • hired by Toronto 11/01
      • deal includes opt-out clause (removed with first extension)

John Gibbons Manager
2 years (2016-17)

  • 2 years (2016-17)
    • Jan. 1 “rollover” option language removed in 2015-16 off-season, with Gibbons receiving a raise for 2016-17, but no 2018 option
  • 2 years (2013-14), plus 2015 option
    • hired as manager by Toronto 11/20/12
    • if not fired by Jan. 1, option season becomes guaranteed and another option year is added to end of the deal
    • 2015 option vested, 2016 option added 1/1/14
    • 2016 option vested, 2017 option added 1/1/15
    • Jan. 1 “rollover” option language removed in 2015-16 off-season
  • 2012: manager, Double-A San Antonio (San Diego)
  • 2009-11: bench coach, Kansas City
  • 2004-08: manager, Toronto
    • 1 year/$0.65M (2008). Signed extension 2/07. Fired 6/20/08
    • 2 years (2006-07). 2007:$0.5M. Signed extension 4/05
    • 1 year (2005). Hired as permanent manager 10/04
    • hired as interim manager 8/04, replacing Carlos Tosca
    • hired as permanent manager 10/04
  • former manager John Farrell
    • 3 years (2011-13)
      • hired as manager by Boston 10/20/12, with Toronto receiving compensation
      • hired as manager by Toronto 10/25/10, replacing Cito Gaston

Troy Tulowitzki ss
10 years/$157.75M (2011-20), plus 2021 club option

  • 10 years/$157.75M (2011-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed extension with Colorado 11/30/10, replacing final 3 years and option in previous contract
    • 11:$5.5M, 12:$8.25M, 13:$10M, 14:$16M, 15-19:$20M annually, 20:$14M, 21:$15M club option ($4M buyout)
    • salaries for 2020 and 2021 may increase by $6M annually based on 2019-20 MVP vote, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger or All-Star selections
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star
    • $2M assignment bonus if traded
    • may be traded only once during contract (full no-trade thereafter)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Colorado 7/27/15 (Blue Jays to pay $107,540,983 remaining on contract: $7,540,983 in 2015, $94M in 2016-20 salaries, $4M buyout and $2M assignment bonus)
  • 6 years/$31M (2008-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/23/08
    • 08:$0.75M, 09:$1M, 10:$3.5M, 11:$5.5M, 12:$8.25M, 13:$10M, 14:$15M club option ($2M buyout)
    • may void remainder of contract if traded
    • 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
    • at signing, largest deal for player with less than 2 years of service
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 8/06
  • drafted by Colorado 2005 (1-7) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 6/05, $2.3M signing bonus
  • agent: Paul Cohen
  • ML service: 9.033

Russell Martin c
5 years/$82M (2015-19)

  • 5 years/$82M (2015-19)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/18/14
    • 15:$7M, 16:$15M, 17:$20M, 18:$20M, 19:$20M
  • 2 years/$17M (2013-14)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/29/12
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 13:$6.5M, 14:$8.5M
    • Pittsburgh made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/24/12 (avoided arbitration $8.2M-$7M)
    • may earn additional $0.1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$4M (2011)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/15/10
    • performance bonuses based on games as catcher: $50,000 each for 30, 35; $75,000 for 40 and each additional 5 games through 120
  • 1 year/$5.05M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/27/08
  • 1 year/$0.3875M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2002 (17-511) (Chipola JC, Fla.)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Matt Colleran
  • ML service: 9.150

Jose Bautista rf
5 years/$65M (2011-15), plus 2016 option

  • 5 years/$65M (2011-15), plus 2016 option
    • signed extension with Toronto 2/17/11 (avoided arbitration, $10.5M-$7.6M)
    • 11:$8M, 12-15:$14M annually, 16:$14M club option ($1M buyout)
    • Toronto exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 12/13/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2008)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.1M in performance bonuses based on games, PAs
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Pittsburgh 8/21/08
  • 1 year/$0.3975M (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3 (2004)
    • selected by Baltimore from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/03
    • signed by Baltimore 2/04
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from Baltimore 6/3/04
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Tampa Bay 6/28/04
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Kansas City 7/30/04
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 7/30/04
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2000 (20-599) (Chipola JC, Fla.)
  • agent: Jay Alou
  • ML service: 10.165

R.A. Dickey rhp
2 years/$25M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option

  • 2 years/$25M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 12/17/12
    • 14:$12M, 15:$12M, 16:$12M club option ($1M buyout)
    • Toronto exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
  • 2 years/$7.8M (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with NY Mets 1/31/11 (avoided arbitration, $4.7M-$3.35M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 11:$2.25M, 12:$4.25M, 13:$5M club option ($0.3M buyout)
    • NY Mets exercised 2013 option at $5.25M 10/30/12
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Mets 12/17/12
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2010)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/23/09 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.6M salary in majors
    • $0.15M in performance bonuses
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 5/19/10
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2009)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/26/08 (minor-league deal)
    • $0.525M salary in majors
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 4/5/09
    • DFA by Minnesota 8/29/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/29/07 (minor-league deal)
    • selected by Seattle in Rule 5 draft 12/07
    • re-acquired by Seattle in trade from Minnesota 3/29/08
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 12/5/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/07 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2006)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/06
    • sent outright to Triple-A 4/27/06 after being DFA by Texas 4/23/06
  • 1 year/$0.3725M (2005)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/05 ($0.27M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.3375M (2004)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/04 ($0.211M in minors)
  • drafted by Texas 1996 (1-18) (Tennessee)
  • $75,000 signing bonus (reduced from $0.81M offer after exam revealed Dickey was born without an ulnar collateral ligament in throwing elbow)
  • ML service: 10.007

Josh Donaldson 3b
2 years/$28.65M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$28.65M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with Toronto 2/9/16 (avoided arbitration, $11.8M-$11.35M)
    • 16:$11.65M, 17:$17M
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2015)
    • lost in arbitration with Toronto ($5.75M-$4.3M)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • renewed by Oakland 3/8/14
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Oakland 11/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 4/30/10
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/8/08
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (1s-48) (Auburn)
  • signed 7/7/07, $0.6525M signing bonus
  • agents: MVP Sports Group (previously Bledsoe brothers)
  • ML service: 3.158

Marco Estrada rhp
2 years/$26M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$26M (2016-17)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/13/15
    • $1M signing bonus (due 1/29/16)
    • 16:$11M, 17:$14M
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • Toronto made qualifying offer to Estrada 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$3.325 (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M based on innings pitched
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Milwaukee 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$1.955M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.486M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/20/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 4/6/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 2/3/10 after being DFA by Washington 1/28/10
    • signed by Milwaukee 2/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Washington 8/19/08
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (6-174) (Long Beach State)
  • $0.152M signing bonus
  • ML service: 6.035

Edwin Encarnacion 1b
3 years/$29M (2013-15), plus 2016 club option

  • 3 years/$29M (2013-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 7/12/12
    • 13:$8M, 14:$9M, 15:$10M, 16:$10M club option ($2M buyout)
    • Toronto exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2011), plus 2012 club option
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/16/10
    • 11:$2M, 12:$3.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Toronto exercised $3.5M 2012 club option 10/31/11
  • 2 years/$7.6M (2009-10)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/17/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.7M-$2.55)
    • $0.85M signing bonus (due between 3/09 and 11/09)
    • 09:$2M, 10:$4.75M
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 600 PAs
    • award bonuses
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Cincinnati 7/31/09 (Blue Jays paid Reds undisclosed portion of Scott Rolen’s salary as part of deal)
    • DFA by Toronto 6/21/10, sent outright to Triple-A 6/23/10
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/2/10
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Toronto 11/12/10
    • non-tendered by Oakland 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/4/08
  • 1 year/$0.4075M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.3325M (2006)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/03
  • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Texas 6/15/01
  • drafted by Texas 2000 (9-274) (Manuela Toro Morice HS, Caguas, P.R.)
  • $55,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Paul Kinzer
  • ML service: 10.085

J.A. Happ lhp
3 years/$36M (2016-18)

  • 3 years/$36M (2016-18)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/28/15
    • 16:$10M, 17:$13M, 18:$13M
  • 1 year/$5.4M (2013), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 3/27/13
    • 14:$5.2M, 15:$6.7M club option ($0.2M buyout)
    • Toronto exercised 2015 option 10/31/14
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Toronto 12/3/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Seattle 7/31/15 with $2,379,781 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.474M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.47M (2010)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/10
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 6/30/07
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2004 (3-92) (Northwestern)
  • $0.42M signing bonus
  • agent: Jay Fee Sports
  • ML service: 7.047

Drew Storen rhp
1 year/$8.375M (2016)

  • 1 year/$8.375M (2016)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Washington 1/8/16 (Nationals to pay Blue Jays cash to make up difference in 2016 salaries between Storen’s $8.375M and Ben Revere’s $6.25M, or $2.125M)
    • signed by Toronto 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.7M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.45M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • $1M in performance bonuses based on games finished
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$498,750 (2012)
    • renewed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/17/10
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (1-10) (Stanford)
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen)
  • ML service: 5.140

Jesse Chavez rhp
1 year/$4M (2016)

  • 1 year/$4M (2016)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Oakland 11/20/15
    • won arbitration with Toronto 2/6/16 ($4M-$3.6M)
  • 1 year/$2.15M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/12/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/7/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 5/27/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 8/6/12
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto (for cash) 8/24/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 10/20/11 after DFA by KC 10/11/11
    • DFA by Toronto 12/12/11
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/24/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Atlanta 7/31/10 (Royals paid Braves about $2M as part of deal)
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11/09
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Pittsburgh 11/3/09
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Tampa Bay 12/11/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased 8/27/08
  • acquired in trade from Texas 7/31/06
  • drafted by Texas 2002 (42-1,252) (Riverside CC, Calif.)
  • agent: Sosnick-Cobbe
  • ML service: 5.108

Justin Smoak 1b
1 year/$3.9M (2016)

  • 1 year/$3.9M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/3/14
  • 1 year/$2.7875M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/15/14 (avoided arbitration, $3.25M-$2.025M)
    • 14:$2.6375M, 15:$3.65M club option ($0.15M buyout)
    • 2015 option guaranteed with 525 plate appearances in 2014
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Seattle 10/28/14
    • Toronto declined 2015 option 11/1/14
    • non-tendered by Toronto 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.514M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4951M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Texas 4/22/10
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Texas 7/9/10 (Cliff Lee deal)
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (1-11) (South Carolina)
  • signed 8/15/08, $3.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Dustin Bledsoe
  • ML service: 5.077

Brett Cecil lhp
1 year/$3.8M (2016)

  • 1 year/$3.8M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.475M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4431M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 5/1/09
  • drafted by Toronto 2007 (1s-38), (Maryland)
  • signed 6/15/07, $0.81M signing bonus
  • ML service: 5.152

Jason Grilli rhp
2 years/$8M (2015-16), plus 2017 option

  • 2 years/$8M (2015-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/23/14
    • 15:$4.25M, 16:3.5M, 17:$3M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 56, 60, 64 games. $0.5M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 games finished. $1M for 60 GF
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Atlanta 5/31/16, with Braves paying $2.175M of $2,371,585 remaining in 2016 salary
  • 2 years/$6.75M (2013-14)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/11/12
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 13:$2.25M, 14:$4M
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Pittsburgh 6/27/14
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/26/11 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 7/20/11 (opted out of contract)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 7/21/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/2/09 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2009)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade 6/9/09 after being DFA by Colorado 6/5/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A 10/21/09
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2008)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Detroit 4/30/08
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2007)
    • renewed by Detroit 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.35M (2006)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • DFA, released by Chicago White Sox 1/05
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 2/05 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2004)

    • selected by Chicago White Sox from Florida in Rule 5 Draft 12/03
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/04
  • acquired by Florida in trade from San Francisco 7/99
  • drafted by San Francisco 1997 (1-4) (Seton Hill)
  • agent: Gary Sheffield
  • ML service: 9.016

Michael Saunders cf
1 year/$2.9M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.9M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.875M (2015)
    • signed by Toronto 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/15/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn $75,000 in performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Seattle 12/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5126M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/19/13
  • 1 year/$0.4891M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 7/25/09
  • drafted by Seattle 2004 (11-333) (Tallahassee CC, Fla.)
  • $237,500 signing bonus (draft and follow)
  • agent: Meister Sports (previously Michael McCann)
  • ML service: 5.138

Franklin Morales lhp
1 year/$2M (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 3/4/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2.3M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract 3/28/16 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Milwaukee 3/28/16
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/3/16 (1 year/$2M)
  • 1 year/$1.85M (2015)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/19/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.85M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.85M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Kansas City 4/5/15
  • 1 year/$1.7125M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.4875M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Boston 12/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2012)
    • signed by Boston 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.424M (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Colorado 5/20/11
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2009)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($71,966 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.391M (2008)
    • split contract, $62,500 in minors
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 8/18/07
  • signed by Colorado 2002 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Relativity Baseball)
  • ML service: 7.007

Darwin Barney 2b
1 year/$1.05M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.05M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 12/10/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.525M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 12/2/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 6/12/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/14/15
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from LA Dodgers 9/13/15
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/13/15
    • DFA by Toronto 10/19/15, sent outright to Triple-A 10/21/15
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/6/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.8M-$1.8M)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers 7/28/14 in trade for a player to be named later after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/22/14
  • 1 year/$0.562M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 8/12/10
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (4-127) (Oregon State)
  • $222,750 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Joe Urbon)
  • ML service: 4.085

Aaron Loup lhp
1 year/$1.05M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.05M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.527M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5124M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4942M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 7/13/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (9-280) (Tulane)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 3.083

Gavin Floyd rhp
1 year/$1M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/6/16
    • roster bonuses based on days on active 25-man roster: $0.5M for 90 days. $0.25M each for 120, 140 days
  • 1 year/$4M (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/16/14
    • may earn additional $6M in performance bonuses based on starts (beginning at 19 GS) and innings (beginning at 160 IP)
  • 1 year/$4M (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/16/13
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for each start between 21-28. $0.5M each for each starts between 30-33
    • roster bonuses: $0.175M each for 15 days on roster. $0.25M each for 30, 60 days
  • 4 years/$15.5M (2009-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/22/09, replacing 1 year/$0.52M deal signed 2/24/09
    • 09:$0.75M, 10:$2.75M, 11:$5M, 12:$7M, 13:$9.5M club option
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star start ($15,000 for All Star selection). $50,000 for TSN All Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, Cy Young or Rolaids ($90,000 for 2nd in vote, $80,000 for 3rd, $70,000 for 4th, $60,000 for 5th
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2006) (Philadelphia)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox 12/06 in trade from Philadelphia
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/05
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2001 (1-4) (Mount Saint Joseph HS, Baltimore)
  • $4.2M bonus
  • agent: Ron Shapiro
  • ML service: 9.045

Josh Thole c
1 year/$0.8M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/5/15
  • 2 years/$2.5M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • 13:$1.25M, 14:$1.25M, 15:$1.75M club option
    • Toronto exercised 2015 option 11/1/14
    • non-tendered by Toronto 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$498,920 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Mets 12/17/12
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 9/1/09
  • drafted by NY Mets 2005 (13-389) (Mater Dei HS, Breese, Ill.)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.165

Ezequiel Carrera of
1 year/$0.5218M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5218M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/3/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/2/15
    • DFA by Toronto 8/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/15
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/18/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/9/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 8/1/14
    • DFA by Detroit 11/20/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers 4/2/13 after being DFA by Cleveland 3/25/13
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 5/2/13 after being DFA by Philadelphia 4/30/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/5/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Seattle 6/27/10
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Mets 12/11/08
  • signed by NY Mets 4/4/05 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 2.069

Chris Colabello 1b
1 year/$0.5213M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5213M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
    • placed on restricted list 4/22/16 (80-game suspension for violation of MLB’s PED policy)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • DFA by Toronto 2/4/15
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/5/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Minnesota 12/8/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 5/22/13
  • signed by Minnesota 2/2/12 as an amateur free agent (Assumption College, Mass.)
  • ML service: 1.157

Kevin Pillar cf
1 year/$0.5211M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5211M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/14/13
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (32-979) (Cal State Dominguez Hills)
  • ML service: 1.113

Ryan Goins ss
1 year/$0.5202M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5202M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5128M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (4-130) (Dallas Baptist)
  • $0.216M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 1.116

Junior Lake lf-cf
1 year/$0.5202M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5202M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 4/1/16
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/24/16
  • 1 year/$0.524M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 12/18/15 after being DFA by Baltimore 12/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 2008 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.142

Aaron Sanchez rhp
1 year/$0.5178M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5178M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5108M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 7/22/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (1s-37) (Barstow HS, Calif.)
  • $0.775M signing bonus
  • agent: West Coast Sports
  • ML service: 1.069

Roberto Osuna rhp
1 year/$0.5161M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5161M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/5/15
  • signed by Toronto 2011 as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Marcus Stroman rhp
1 year/$0.5159M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5159M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5147M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/4/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (1-22) (Duke)
  • $1.8M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Legacy Sports
  • ML service: 1.148

Bo Schultz rhp
1 year/$0.5133M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5133M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Arizona 10/7/14
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 3/8/12 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Oakland 4/26/11
  • signed by Oakland 6/22/08 as an amateur free agent (Northwestern)
  • ML service: 0.146

Devon Travis 2b
1 year/$0.5112M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5112M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/5/15
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Detroit 11/12/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2012 (13-424) (Florida State)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Dustin Antolin rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/15/16
  • drafted by Toronto 2008 (11-339) (Mililani HS, Hawaii)
  • ML service: 0.000

Joe Biagini rhp
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • selected by Toronto from San Francisco in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • signed by Toronto 3/16
  • drafted by San Francisco 2011 (26-807) (UC Davis)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Andy Burns 3b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/6/16
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (11-249) (Arizona)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Darrell Ceciliani cf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 2/2/16 after being DFA by NY Mets 1/27/16
    • signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/19/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2009 (4-134) (Columbia Basin CC, Pasco, Wash.)
  • $0.2043M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.076

Matt Dominguez 3b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
    • DFA by Toronto 6/7/16 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 6/16/15 after being DFA by Houston 6/8/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Milwaukee 9/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.5101M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.4918M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Miami 7/5/12 (Carlos Lee deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/6/11
  • drafted by Florida 2007 (1-12) (Chatsworth HS, Calif.)
  • signed by Florida 8/15/07, $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Elite Sports Group
  • ML service: 2.062

Brady Dragmire rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/18/15
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (17-529) (Bradshaw Christian School, Sacramento)
  • ML service: 0.000

Chad Girodo lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/22/16
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (9-265) (Mississippi State)
  • $5,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Drew Hutchison rhp
1 year/$2.2M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5201M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5032M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4932M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 4/20/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (15-460) (Lakeland HS, Fla.)
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.128

Blake McFarland rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/18/15
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • signed by Toronto 6/13/11 as an amateur free agent (San Jose State)
  • ML service: 0.000

Dalton Pompey cf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/2/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (16-486) (Fraser SS, Mississauga, Ontario)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 0.088

Ben Rowen rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/20/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 4/9/15
    • released by Baltimore 7/4/15
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 7/5/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/29/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 8/3/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
    • DFA by Texas 12/16/14, released 12/19/14
  • drafted by Texas 2010 (22-676) (Virginia Tech)
  • ML service: 0.030

Ryan Tepera rhp
1 year/$0.5122M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5122M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (19-580) (Sam Houston State)
  • ML service: 0.109

Pat Venditte lhp-rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/5/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Oakland 10/19/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2008 (20-620) (Creighton)
  • ML service: 0.121

Minor-league contracts

David Aardsma rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/5/16 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract at end of May if not on Major League roster
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/19/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 6/1/15 (exercised opt-out clause)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 6/7/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/9/15
    • DFA by Atlanta 8/24/15, released 9/1/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/23/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • released by Cleveland 3/21/14
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/25/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 4/13/13 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Miami 5/15/13
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/20/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012), plus 2013 club option
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/23/12
    • 12:$0.5M, 13: club option based on 2012 performance
    • performance bonuses
    • NY Yankees exercised $0.5M option for 2013 10/29/12
    • DFA by NY Yankees 3/29/13, released 4/4/13
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Seattle 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2009)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Boston 1/20/09 after being DFA 1/15/09
    • signed by Seattle 3/1/09
  • 1 year/$403,250 (2008)
    • acquired by Boston in trade 1/28/08 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 1/22/08
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year/$0.3875M (2007)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/06
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Chicago Cubs 11/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/05
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Francisco 5/05
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004)
  • drafted by San Francisco 2003 (1-22) (Rice)
  • $1.425M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 7.029 (through 2014)

Anthony Alford of
2016

  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (3-112) (Petal HS, Miss.)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Domonic Brown lf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/25/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/19/15
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 7/28/10
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2006 (20-607) (Redan HS, Stone Mountain, Ga.)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.043

Alexi Casilla inf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 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)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Tampa Bay 6/29/15
  • 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 (through 2014)

Scott Copeland rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/11/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/2/15
    • DFA by Toronto 9/13/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/16/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/4/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • released by Baltimore 7/19/12
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 7/24/12 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Baltimore 2010 (21-628) (Southern Mississippi)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2014)

D.J. Davis of
2016

  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (1-17) (Stone HS, Wiggins, Miss.)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($2M slot)
  • ML service:

Scott Diamond lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/25/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/13/16
    • DFA by Toronto 6/15/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/17/16
  • 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

Conner Greene rhp
2016

  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (7-205) (Santa Monica HS, Calif.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus ($0.1874M slot)
  • ML service:

Vladimir Guerrero 3b-of
2016

  • signed by Toronto 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.9M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Jon Harris rhp
2016

  • drafted by Toronto 2015 (1s-28) (Missouri State)
  • $1.9448M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Roberto Hernandez rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • exercised opt-out clause, released by Toronto 3/29/16
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/27/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.65M (2015)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 2/12/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2.65M in majors
    • may opt of of contract 4/1/15 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Houston 3/31/15
    • DFA by Houston 7/30/15, released 8/8/15
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2014)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/12/13
    • performance bonuses:$0.2M each for 140, 155 innings pitched. $0.3M each for 170, 185 IP. $0.5M for 200 IP
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 8/7/14
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2013)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/18/12
    • performance bonuses: may earn additional $1.25M based on innings and $0.6M based on relief appearances
  • 4 years/$15M (2008-11), plus 2012-14 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/10/08, replacing 1 year/$0.4578M contract signed 2/28/08
    • $0.75M signing bonus
    • 08:$0.5M, 09:$2.75M, 10:$4.9M, 11:$6.1M, 12:$7M club option, 13:$9M club option, 14:$12M club option
    • 2012 option may increase by $1M based with top 5 finishes in 2010-2011 Cy Young voting
    • 2013 and 2014 options may increase by $2M each with top 5 finishes in previous two years’ Cy Young voting
    • Cleveland exercised $7M option for 2012 10/31/11
    • placed on restricted list 1/26/12 (allegedly is Roberto Hernandez Heredia and played under assumed name of Fausto Carmona)
    • contract restructured 3/14/12, reducing 2012 salary to $2.5M, plus performance bonuses, and reducing price of 2013 option to $6M, plus 2012 bonuses earned, in exchange for eliminating 2014 option
    • performance bonuses under restructuring: $0.2M each for 20, 23, 26 starts. $0.2M each for 150, 170, 185 innings
    • roster bonuses under restructuring: $0.25M each for 95, 110, 125, 140, 165 days on 25-man roster
    • Cleveland declined 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/05
  • signed by Cleveland 2000 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Jorge Brito
  • ML service: 8.128

Colt Hynes lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/12/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5108M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
    • DFA by Toronto 9/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 3/31/14 after being DFA by Cleveland 3/30/14
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 8/13/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 8/10/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/14/13
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 10/31/13 after being DFA by San Diego 10/25/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (31-956) (Texas Tech)
  • ML service: 0.078 (through 2014)

Chad Jenkins rhp
2016

  • 2016
    • DFA by Toronto 2/6/16, sent outright to Triple-A 2/10/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 8/5/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (1-20) (Kennesaw State)
  • $1.359M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.086

A.J. Jimenez c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
    • DFA by Toronto 3/28/16, sent outright to Triple-A 4/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • drafted by Toronto 2008 (9-279) (Discipulos De Cristo HS, Bayamon, P.R.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Bobby Korecky rhp
2016

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/1/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/30/14
    • DFA by Toronto 5/31/14 (optional assignment)
    • DFA by Toronto 7/11/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/13/14
    • refused assignment by Toronto 10/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/12/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 9/24/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 10/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/6/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 2/9/10
    • released by LA Angels 2010
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2009)
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers from Minnesota 2/18/09
    • signed by Arizona 3/09
    • DFA by Arizona 10/9/09, sent outright to Triple-A 10/13/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/07
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Philadelphia 12/03
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2002 (19-569) (University of Michigan)
  • ML service: 0.097 (through 2014)

Ryan Lavarnway c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 5/13/16
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 5/27/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • DFA by Baltimore 1/9/15, sent outright to Triple-A 1/16/15
    • contract selected by Baltimore 4/6/15
    • DFA by Baltimore 5/26/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/29/15 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/30/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/15/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 12/5/14 after being DFA by Boston 11/25/14
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 12/19/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 12/10/14
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Chicago Cubs 12/23/14
  • 1 year/$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: 1.133 (through 2014)

Chris Leroux rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 11/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 4/3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/26/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Milwaukee 5/18/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/27/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 4/26/14
    • DFA by NY Yankees 5/3/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/5/14
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/23/14
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/25/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/27/14
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/11/14
    • DFA by NY Yankees 8/13/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/16/14
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 4/12/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/16/13
    • 1 year/$0.5M (2013), plus 2014 vesting option
    • signed by Yakult of Japan 4/23/13
  • 1 year/$0.486M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 7/6/12
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/1/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/2/10
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Florida 9/13/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Florida 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Florida 3/09
  • drafted by Florida 2005 (7-216) (Winthrop)
  • $0.152M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 2.051 (through 2014)

Justin Maese rhp
2016

  • drafted by Toronto 2015 (3-91) (Yselta HS, El Paso, Texas)
  • $0.3M signing bonus ($0.6364M slot)
  • ML service:

Melky Mesa of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/7/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/28/13 (minor-league deal)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City 5/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/1/10
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/03 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.037

Jesus Montero c
1 year/$0.5238M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5238M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Seattle 3/28/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 4/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
    • placed on suspended list by Seattle 9/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.5033M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/22/13
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation)
  • 1 year/$0.4869M (2012)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 1/13/12
    • signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 9/1/11
  • signed by NY Yankees 10/17/06 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $2M signing bonus (later reduced bonus to $1.6M)
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 1.167

Max Pentecost c
2016

  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (1-11) (Kennesaw State, Ga.)
  • $2.8883M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Sean Reid-Foley rhp
2016

  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (2-49) (Sandalwood HS, Jacksonville, Fla.)
  • $1.1288M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Tony Sanchez c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 1/6/16, released 1/13/16
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/19/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.518M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 1 year/$0.507M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2009 (1-4) (Boston College)
  • $2.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Mike Zimmerman, ACES
  • ML service: 0.155

Rowdy Tellez 1b
2016

  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (30-895) (Elk Grove HS, Calif.)
  • $0.85M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Richard Urena ss
2016

  • signed by Toronto 7/3/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: