Oakland Athletics

Service time in years & days (through 2013 season).
    

A group led by developer Lewis Wolff bought the A’s for $180M in April, 2005. Forbes magazine valued the club at $321M in March, 2012. Wolff is the group’s managing general partner & has a 10% share. The group also includes Wolff’s son, Keith, and John Fisher, son of Gap founder Donald Fisher, who holds the majority stake in the group. Team president Michael Crowley & general manager Billy Beane also received small ownership stakes. Steve Schott and Ken Hofmann had purchased the club the club for $85M (or $72M, plus $23M in deferred salaries) in 1995. 

Forbes magazine valued the club at $495M in March, 2014. 
Bloomberg valued the franchise at $590M in October, 2013.

  • Opening Day payrolls
    (Major League contracts plus pro-rated signing bonuses)
    :

    • 2014: $ 82,320,900
    • 2013: $ 61,964,500
    • 2012: $ 52,873,000
    • 2011: $ 67,094,000
    • 2010: $ 58,304,900
    • 2009: $ 62,310,000
    • 2008: $ 47,967,126
    • 2007: $ 79,366,940
    • 2006: $ 62,242,079
    • 2005: $ 55,425,762
    • 2004: $ 59,425,667
    • 2003: $ 50,260,834
    • 2002: $ 40,004,167
    • 2001: $ 33,810,750
    • 2000: $ 32,121,833
  • 2014 payroll obligations for former players:
    • $ 2,000,000 (Brett Anderson)
  • Payments from other clubs for 2014:
    • none

Michael Crowley President

  • Oakland A’s, 1997 – present
  • limited partner as holder of small stake in club ownership group

Billy Beane VP & General Manager
2 years (2013-14)
5 years (2015-19)

  • 5 years (2015-19)
    • signed extension with Oakland through 2019 on 2/7/12
  • 2 years (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Oakland through 2014 on 6/13/07
  • 4 years (2009-12)
    • signed 2009-12 extension with Oakland 4/05, after ownership change
    • extension included 4% ownership stake in the club for Beane
  • 3 years/$3.3M (2006-08)
    • signed 3-year extension with Oakland (06-08) 3/02, restructuring 2002-04 salaries & paying more than $1M annually for 2006-08
    • clause allowed Beane to opt out of contract upon sale of club
  • promoted 10/17/1997
  • Assistant GM (1993-97), Major League advance scout (1990-93)
  • Assistant GM David Forst
  • Assistant GM/Director of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi
  • Director of Player Personnel Billy Owens
  • Director of Scouting Eric Kubota
  • Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman

Bob Melvin Manager
3 years (2012-14)
2 years (2015-16)

  • 2 years (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Oakland 1/14/13
  • 3 years (2012-14)
    • signed extension with Oakland 9/20/11
  • 1 year (2011)
    • hired by Oakland 6/9/11, replacing Bob Geren
  • Arizona, 2005-09
    • hired 11/04, replacing Wally Backman, Al Pedrique (int.), Bob Brenley
    • 2 years/$1.375M (2005-06), plus 2007-08 club options
    • 05:$0.625M, 06:$0.75M
    • signed extension with Arizona 7/06
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option (fired as manager 2009)
    • Arizona front office, 2009-11
  • Seattle, 2003-04
    • fired 2004
  • former manager Bob Geren
    • 1 year (2010), plus 2011 club option
      • signed extension with Oakland 3/24/09
      • Oakland exercised 2011 option 9/11/10
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
      • hired by Oakland 11/06, replacing Ken Macha
      • 07:$0.5M. Oakland exercised 2009 option 9/24/07
  • former manager Ken Macha
    • Hired 10/05, 3 years/$2.6M (2006-08). Fired 10/06.

Jon Lester lhp
5 years/$30M (2009-13), plus 2014 club option

  • 5 years/$30M (2009-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 3/15/09
    • 09:$1M, 10:$3.75M, 11:$5.75M, 12:$7.625M, 13:$11.625M, 14:$13M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2014 club option is voided if Lester is traded and has finished first or second in Cy Young vote any season from 2009 to 2013
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M for Cy Young ($75,000 for 2nd place, $50,000 for 3rd). $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd place, $50,000 for 3rd)
    • if Lester finishes 1st or 2nd in Cy Young vote and is later traded, he may void 2014 option
    • Boston exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Boston 7/31/14 (A’s pay $650,000 remaining on Cespedes’ 2014 salary, and Red Sox cover $1.8M portion of Lester’s 2014 salary)
  • 1 year/$0.4215M (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year/$0.0.384M (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/05
    • re-signed by Boston 2/06
  • drafted by Boston 2002 (2-57) (Bellarmine Prep, Tacoma, Wash.)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Josh Yates, ACES (previously Alan Nero)
  • ML service: 7.075

Scott Kazmir lhp
2 years/$22M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$22M (2014-15)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/3/13
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 14:$7M, 15:$11M
    • assignment bonus: $0.5M if traded
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/21/12 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.75M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract 4/2/13 if not on Major League roster 
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 4/2/13
  • 2012: Signed with Sugar Land of independent Atlantic League 7/12
  • 3 years/$28.5M (2009-11), plus 2012 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 5/18/08
    • 09:$6M, 10:$8M, 11:$12M, 12:$13.5M club option ($2.5M buyout)
    • $0.8M assignment bonus for first time he is traded
    • perks: luxury suite for five home games annually
    • Kazmir to make annual donations to club charity
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Tampa Bay 8/29/09
    • released by LA Angels 6/15/11
  • 1 year/$3.785M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.4243M (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.3717M (2006)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/05 (split contract, $55,000 in minors)
    • performance bonuses: $5,000 each for
      40, 60, 80, 100 points (3 points each for game started, 2 points each
      for appearances of more than one inning, 1.5 points each for appearances
      of one inning or less). $5,000 for 200 innings pitched
  • 1 year (2004)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from NY Mets 7/04
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 8/04
  • drafted by NY Mets 2002 (1-15) (Cypress Falls HS, Texas)
  • signed 8/02, $2.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Brian Peters
  • ML service: 7.119

Coco Crisp cf
2 years/$14M (2012-13), plus 2014 option
2 years/$22M (2015-16), plus 2017 option

  • 2 years/$22M (2015-16), plus 2017 option
    • signed extension with Oakland 2/7/14
    • 15:$11M, 16:$11M, 17:$13M vesting option ($0.75M buyout)
    • 2017 option guaranteed with 1) 550 plate appearances in 2016, or 2) 1,100 PAs in 2015-16, or 3) 130 games played in 2016, or 4) 260 games played in 2015-16, including 110 games in 2016
  • 2 years/$14M (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/5/12
    • 12:$6M, 13:$7M, 14:$7.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • Oakland exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2010), plus 2011 club option
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/23/09
    • 10:$4.75M, 11:$5.75M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Oakland exercised 2011 option 11/3/10
  • 3 years/$15.5M (2007-09), plus 2010 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 4/06
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 07:$3.5M, 08:$4.75M, 09:$5.75M, 10:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Boston 11/19/08
    • Kansas City declined 2010 option 11/6/09
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2006)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Cleveland 1/06
    • signed by Boston 2/06 (avoided arbitration, $3.05M-$2.35M)
  • 1 year/$0.3649M (2005)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3194M (2004)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/04
  • 1 year (2003)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/03
  • 1 year (2002)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 8/02 (Chuck Finley deal)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 8/02
  • drafted by St. Louis 1999 (7-222) (Pierce JC, Calif.)
  • agent: Steve Comte
  • ML service: 10.158

Jason Hammelrhp
1 year/$6M (2014)

  • 1 year/$6M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/31/14
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/4/14
  • 1 year/$6.75M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/8/13 (avoided arbitration, $8.25M-$5.7M)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for 25 starts. $0.1M each for 175, 190 innings pitched
  • 2 years/$7.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/24/11 (avoided arbitration, $3.7M-$3.1M)
    • 11:$3M, 12:$4.75M
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Colorado 2/6/12
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4222M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Tampa Bay 4/5/09
  • 1 year/$0.3963M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/04
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2002 (10-284) (Treasure Valley CC, Ore.)
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 6.153

Jeff Samardzija rhp
1 year/$5.345M (2014)

  • 1 year/$5.345M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/8/14 (avoided arbitration, $6.2M-$4.4M)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/4/14
  • 1 year/$2.64M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$2.64M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/12
  • 5 years/$10M (2007-11), plus 2012 & 2013 club options
    • signed Major League contract with Cubs 1/07, giving up football
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 10:$3M, 11:$2.8M
    • no-trade clause
    • total value may reach $16.5M with exercise of options
    • must return bonus & much of remaining $10M if he returns to football
    • Cubs declined 2012 option 10/31/11
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2006 (5-149) (Notre Dame)
  • signed 6/06, $1M signing bonus (may increase to $7.25M if Samardzija chooses to play baseball over football)
  • agent: Mark Rodgers, Sam Samardzija
  • ML service: 4.028

Jed Lowrie ss
1 year/$5.25M (2014)

  • 1 year/$5.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Houston 2/4/13
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2012)
    • signed by Houston 2/8/12 (avoided arbitration, $1.5M-$0.9M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 341, 502, 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Boston 12/14/11
  • 1 year/$0.434M (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Boston 4/10/08
  • drafted by Boston 2005 (1s-45) (Stanford)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen)
  • ML service: 5.111

Luke Gregerson rhp
1 year/$5.065M (2014)

  • 1 year/$5.065M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/28/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.75M-$2.875M)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4478M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4165M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from St. Louis 3/23/09 (player to be named in 12/4/08 Khalil Greene deal)
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (28-856) (Saint Xavier, Ill.)
  • signed 6/11/06
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 5.000

Jonny Gomes lf-dh
2 years/$10M (2013-14)

  • 2 years/$10M (2013-14)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 11/22/12
    • 13:$5M, 14:$5M
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Boston 7/31/14 (Lester/Cespedes deal)
  • 1 year/1M (2012)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/26/12
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2010), plus 2011 club option
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/22/10
    • 10:$0.8M, 11:$1.75M club option (buyout based on 2010 PAs: $50,000 for 200 PAs, $0.1M with 250 PAs, $0.15M for 300 PAs, $0.2M for 350 PAs)
    • $0.1M salary if Gomes is sent outright to minors
    • Reds will release Gomes if they decline 2011 option
    • 2010 performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 250, 300, 350 PAs. $0.1M each for 400, 450 PAs. $0.15M for 500 PAs
    • 2011 performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 250, 300, 350 PAs. $0.1M each for 400, 450 PAs. $0.2M each for 500, 550 PAs
    • Cincinnati exercised 2011 option 11/3/10
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Cincinnati 7/26/11
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed as a free agent by Cincinnati 1/19/09 (minor-league contract, $0.6M in majors)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 5/22/09
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 12/12/09
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • $25,000 performance bonus for 500 PAs
    • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/12/08
  • 1 year/$0.4078M (2007), re-signed 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.3558M (2006)
  • 1 year (2005), re-signed 2/05
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2002 (8-224) (Santa Rosa JC, Calif.)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Dan Lozano, MVP Sports (previously ACES)
  • ML service: 8.097

Alberto Callaspo 3b
2 years/$8.975M (2013-14)

  • 2 years/$8.975M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with LA Angels 2/5/13 (avoided arbitration, $4.7M-$3.65M)
    • 13:$4.1M, 14:$4.875M
    • award bonuses 
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from LA Angels 7/30/13
  • 1 year/$3.15M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.46M (2010)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/4/10
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Kansas City 7/22/10
  • 1 year/$0.4155M (2009)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/09 ($236,400 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.394M (2008)
    • signed by Kansas City 2/27/08 (split contract)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • placed on restricted list by Arizona 5/11/07
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Arizona 12/14/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from LA Angels 2/28/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/05
  • signed by Anaheim 2001 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $8,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Mark Gilling
  • ML service: 6.135

Brandon Moss 1b
1 year/$4.1M (2014)

  • 1 year/$4.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/1/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 6/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Philadelphia for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/17/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/17/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 3/29/10
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/8/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4145M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
    • acquired in trade from Boston 7/31/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/05
    • re-signed by Boston 2/06
  • drafted by Boston 2002 (8-238) (Loganville HS, Ga.)
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 3.160

Josh Reddick rf
1 year/$2.7M (2014)

  • 1 year/$2.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/15/14 (avoided arbitration, $3.25M-$2M)
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4175M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Boston 12/28/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Boston 7/31/09
  • drafted by Boston 2006 (17-523) (Middle Georgia JC)
  • $0.14M signing bonus
  • agents: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 3.050

Nick Punto 2b-ss
1 year/$3M (2014), plus 2015 option

  • 1 year/$3M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/13/13
    • 14:$2.75M, 15:$2.75M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2015 option may vest based on days spent on active roster in 2014, not including days on disabled list
  • 2 years/$3M (2012–13)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/14/11
    • 12:$1.5M, 13:$1.5M
    • roster bonus: $0.25M annually based on days spent on active roster
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Boston 8/25/12
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2011)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/21/11
  • 2 years/$8.5M (2009-10), plus 2011 club option
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/11/08
    • 09:$4M, 10:$4M, 11:$5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 600, 650 PAs
    • Minnesota declined 2010 option 10/29/10
  • 2 years/$4.2M (2007-08)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $2.1M-$1.6M)
    • 07:$1.8M, 08:$2.4M
  • 1 year/$0.69M (2006)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/06 (avoided arbitration, $0.85M-$0.625M)
  • 1 year/$0.325M (2005)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3075M (2004)
    • signed by Minnesota 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/03
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Philadelphia 12/03
  • drafted by Philadelphia 1998 (21-614) (Saddlebrook College)
  • agent: Jeff Caufield
  • ML service: 11.051

John Jaso c
1 year/$2.3M (2014)

  • 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: 4.032

Eric O’Flaherty lhp
2 years/$7M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$7M (2014-15)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/22/14
    • 14:$1.5M, 15:$5.5M
    • may earn additional $3.5M in 2015 for roster bonuses and performance bonuses based on games and games finished
  • 1 year/$4.32M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.895M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/09
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/08
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from Seattle 11/20/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 8/06
  • drafted by Seattle 2003 (6-176) (Walla Walla HS, Wash.)
  • $1.55M signing bonus
  • agent: ICON Sports
  • ML service: 6.062

Craig Gentry cf-rf
1 year/$1.145M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.145M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Texas 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4843M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/12
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Texas 9/1/09
  • drafted by Texas 2006 (10-298) (Arkansas)
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • Select Sports Group
  • ML service: 3.084

Jeff Francis lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/14/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/15/14 
    • claimed off waivers by Oakland 5/18/14 after being DFA by Cincinnati 5/16/14
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/5/12
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/27/12 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • performance bonuses may bring total to $3.25M
    • may opt out of deal if not on roster 3/28/12 (exercised opt-out 6/4/12)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 6/9/12
  • 1 year/$2M (2011)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/14/11
    • performance bonuses: $0.8M for starts (15-30), $1.2M for IP (110-200)
  • 4 years/$13.25M (2007-10), plus 2011 club option
    • signed extension with Colorado 11/06
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 07:$0.5M, 08:$2.75M, 09:$3.75M, 10:$5.75M, 11:$7M club option
    • 2011 club option increases to:
      • $7.5M with 2nd or 3rd in 2009 or 2010 Cy Young vote
      • $8M with 2009 or 2010 Cy Young or 450 IP in 2009-10
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for WS MVP, $75,000 for LCS MVP, $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove
    • Colorado declined 2011 option 11/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.336M (2006)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.317M (2005)
    • re-signed by Colorado 2/05 (split contract, $52,600 in minors)
  • drafted by Colorado 2002 (1-9) (University of British Columbia)
  • $1.85M signing bonus
  • agent: Jim Lindell
  • ML service: 8.126

Kyle Blanks lf-1b
1 year/$0.9875M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.9875M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 5/15/14
  • 1 year/$0.605M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 11/19/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4924M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • 1 year/$0.4247M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4106M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 6/19/09
  • drafted 2004 (42-1,241) (Yovapai JC, Ariz.) (draft & follow)
  • agent: Sosnick-Cobbe
  • ML service: 4.032

Sam Fuld of
1 year/$0.8M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2014)
    • signed by Oakland 2/4/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.8M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.1M based on games played
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster in late March or 6/1/14 
    • contract selected by Oakland 3/29/14 
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 4/20/14 after being DFA by Oakland 4/12/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Minnesota 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$0.725M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4894M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4894M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4183M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • 1 year/$0.4015M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 9/4/07
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2004 (10-306) (Stanford)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jim Munsey
  • ML service: 3.140

Jesse Chavez rhp
1 year/$0.775M (2014)

  • 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 being DFA by Kansas City 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: 3.108

Sean Doolittle lhp
5 years/$10.5M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 options

  • 5 years/$10.5M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Oakland 4/21/14
    • replaced 1 year/$0.505M deal signed 3/14
    • 14:$0.6M, 15:$0.75M, 16:$1.55M, 17:$2.6M, 18:$4.35M, 19:$6M club option ($0.5M buyout), 20:$6.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on 2015-17 games finished
    • salaries increase if Doolittle is arbitration-eligible after 2014 season: 15:$1.4M, 16:$2.45M 17:$3.65M, 18:$5M
    • 2020 becomes mutual option with 100 games finished in 2018-19
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • drafted by Oakland 2007 (1s-41) (Virginia)
  • signed 6/19/07, $742,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Jason Cook
  • ML service: 1.122

Fernando Rodriguez rhp
1 year/$0.6M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.6M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/2/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Houston 2/4/13
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/11/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Houston 5/18/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 4/14/10
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/7/10
  • drafted by LA Angels 2003 (18-540) (El Paso CC)
  • agent: Metis Sports
  • ML service: 2.142

Fernando Abad lhp
1 year/$0.5259M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5259M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/19/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/21/13 
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by Washington 11/20/13
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/18/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/1/12 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/5/09
    • re-signed by Houston 2/28/10
  • signed by Houston 2002 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Barry Praver
  • ML service: 2.073

Eric Sogard 2b
1 year/$0.51M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/14/10
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 1/16/10
  • drafted 2007 (2-81) (Arizona State)
  • signed 6/27/07, $0.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 2.064

Ryan Cook rhp
1 year/$0.505M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 7/20/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/9/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (27-828) (USC)
  • agent: Bobby Barad, Excel Sports
  • ML service: 2.036

A.J. Griffin rhp
1 year/$0.505M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 6/24/12
  • drafted by Oakland 2010 (13-395) (University of San Diego)
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 1.102

Derek Norris c
1 year/$0.505M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/18/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11 (Gio Gonzalez deal)
    • signed by Oakland 2/12
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (4-130) (Goddard HS, Kan.)
  • $0.21M signing bonus
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 1.102

Drew Pomeranz lhp
1 year/$0.505M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 12/10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Cleveland 8/16/11 (player to be named in 7/30/11 Ubaldo Jimenez deal)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/11/11
  • drafted by Cleveland 2010 (1-5) (Mississippi)
  • signed 8/16/10, $2.65M signing bonus
  • agent: Dan Horwits
  • ML service: 1.050

Evan Scribner rhp
1 year/$0.505M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 6/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/19/10
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from San Diego 10/25/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/18/11
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Arizona 7/17/08 (Tony Clark deal)
  • drafted by Arizona 2006 (28-853) (Central Connecticut State)
  • agent: Lapa / Leventhal
  • ML service: 1.088

Sonny Gray rhp
1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/11/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (1-18) (Vanderbilt)
  • $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Bo McKinnis
  • ML service: 0.061

Danny Otero rhp
1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from San Francisco 3/26/13 
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 3/29/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 3/27/13 
    • DFA by Oakland 4/5/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/7/13 
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/14/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/19/11
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • drafted by San Francisco 2007 (21-644) (South Florida)
  • ML service: 0.169

Josh Donaldson 3b
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • renewed by Oakland 3/8/14
  • 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 (Harden deal)
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (1s-48) (Auburn)
  • signed 7/7/07, $0.6525M signing bonus
  • agents: Bledsoe brothers
  • ML service: 1.158

Jarrod Parker rhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 9/19/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/9/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2007 (1-9) (Norwell HS, Ind.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $2.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Larry Reynolds
  • ML service: 2.000

Raul Alcantara rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Boston 12/28/11
  • signed by Boston 7/2/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Billy Burns of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/28/14
  • acquired by Oakland 12/11/13 in trade from Washington for lhp Jerry Blevins
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (32-967) (Mercer)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jake Elmore 2b
1 year/$0.5055M (2014)

  • 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
  • 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: 0.155

Nate Freiman 1b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • selected by Houston from San Diego in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12
    • signed by Houston 3/13 
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Houston 3/23/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (8-234) (Duke)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Arnold Leon rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • contract purchased by Oakland from Saltillo of Mexican League 11/21/07
  • ML service: 0.000

Josh Lindblom rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5001M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Texas 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.483M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/12 (Shane Victorino deal)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Philadelphia 12/8/12 (Michael Young deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 5/29/11
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (2-61) (Purdue)
  • $0.663M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.100

Deck McGuire rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14 
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 7/25/14 after being DFA by Toronto 7/17/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (1-11) (Georgia Tech)
  • $2M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity
  • ML service: 0.000

Andy Parrino 2b
2014

  • 2014
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 3/3/14 after being DFA by Oakland 2/27/14
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 4/21/14 after being DFA by Texas 4/18/14
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 11/16/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 8/26/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (26-807) (Le Moyne College)
  • ML service: 1.020

Shane Peterson of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from St. Louis 7/24/09 (Matt Holliday deal)
  • drafted by St. Louis 2008 (2-59) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 6/08, $0.683M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.002

Joe Savery lhp
1 year/$0.51M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 2/17/14 after being DFA by Philadelphia 2/16/14
    • signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/17/11
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2007 (1-19) (Rice)
  • signed 7/19/07, $1.37M signing bonus
  • agent: Damon Thames
  • ML service: 1.056

Stephen Vogt c
1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 4/5/13 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 3/31/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2007 (12-365) (Azusa Pacific)
  • ML service: 0.136

Michael Ynoa rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • signed 7/2/08 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $4.25M signing bonus (at signing, largest ever for non-Cuban amateur from Latin America)
  • agent: Adam Katz
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor leagues

Daric Barton 1b
1 year/$1.25M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/20/13 (avoided arbitration, non-guaranteed contract)
    • DFA by Oakland 5/15/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/17/14
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $0.25M in performance bonuses 
    • DFA by Oakland 3/29/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/4/13 
    • contract selected by Oakland 5/8/13
    • DFA by Oakland 5/18/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/21/13 
    • contract selected by Oakland 8/26/13
  • 1 year/$1.1 (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/26/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/28/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/10/07
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from St. Louis 12/04
  • drafted by St. Louis 2003 (1-28) (Marina HS, Huntington Beach, Calif.)
  • $0.975M signing bonus
  • agent: Dan Lozano (previously Don Mitchell)
  • ML service: 4.030

Joe Blanton rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 2 years/$15M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/5/12
    • 13:$6.5M, 14:$7.5M, 15:$8M club option  ($1M buyout)
    • annual performance bonus: $0.5M for 200 innings pitched
    • released by LA Angels 3/26/14 
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 3/31/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 3 years/$24M (2010-12)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 1/21/10 (avoided arbitration, $10.25M-$7.5M)
    • $6M signing bonus (paid between 6/10 and 10/10)
    • 10:$1M, 11:$8.5M, 12:$8.5M
    • 2011 and 2012 salaries increase by $0.25M with 200 IP in the previous season
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for Cy
      Young ($75,000 for second in vote, $25,000 for third). $0.1M for WS
      MVP. $50,000 each for All Star, LCS MVP. $25,000 each for Gold Glove,
      Silver Slugger
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 8/3/12
  • 1 year/$5.475M (2009)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2008)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Oakland 7/17/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • renewed by Oakland 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • renewed by Oakland 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.3165M (2005)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/05
  • drafted 2002 (1-24)
  • $1.4 M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Jeff Barry)
  • ML service: 9.016

Nick Buss cf
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 5/4/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 5/1/14 
    • DFA by Oakland 7/5/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/7/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/14/13
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (8-247) (USC)
  • $95,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.016

Matt Chapman 3b
2014

  • drafted by Oakland 2014 (1-25) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($1.898M slot)
  • ML service:

Dylan Covey rhp
2014

  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (4-131) (San Diego)
  • $0.37M signing bonus ($0.3823M slot)
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (1-14) (did not sign after Type 1 diabetes diagnosis)
  • ML service:

Philip Humber rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 10/29/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2013), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by Houston 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • 13:$0.8M, 14:$3M club option ($50,000 buyout)
    • DFA by Houston 5/12/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/14/13 
    • contract selected by Houston 8/13/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/2/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Chicago White Sox 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2011)
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Oakland 1/18/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/09 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 8/5/10
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers after being DFA by Kansas City 12/15/10
  • 5 years/$4.2M (2005-09)
    • signed Major League contract with NY Mets 1/05
    • $3M signing bonus
    • bonuses may increase total value to $5.116M
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Mets 2/1/08 (Santana deal)
    • DFA by Minnesota 4/17/09, sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/09
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 8/18/09
  • drafted by NY Mets 2004 (1-3) (Rice)
  • $3M signing bonus
  • agent: Michael Moye
  • ML service: 3.093

Jim Johnson rhp
1 year/$10M (2014)

  • 1 year/$10M (2014)
    • signed by Oakland 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Oakland 7/24/14
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/8/13 (avoided arbitration, $7.1M-$5.7M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 50, 55 games finished 
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Baltimore 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$2.625M (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.975M (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2009)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/22/08 (split contract, $62,500 in minors)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Rookie of Year
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 11/05
  • drafted by Baltimore 2001 (5-143) (Union-Endicott HS, NY)
  • ML service: 5.165

Kent Matthes of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14 
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Colorado 3/20/14 
    • DFA by Oakland 6/6/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/14
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (4-121) (Alabama)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Luke Montz c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 10/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/9/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 5/1/13  
    • DFA by Oakland 9/1/13, released 9/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 11/15/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Miami 1/28/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/23/09 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/09
    • DFA by Washington 9/10/09, sent outright to Triple-A 9/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/2/08
  • drafted by Montreal 2003 (17-507) (Hill JC, Texas)
  • ML service: 0.058

Hiroyuki Nakajima ss 
2 years/$6.5M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option

  • 2 years/$6.5M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/17/12 
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 13:$2.25M, 14:$2.5M, 15:$5.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • may earn additional $1.3M in performance bonuses in 2013, with earned bonuses also added to Nakajima’s 2014 salary
    • may earn additional $0.6M in bonuses based on playing time in 2014
    • perks: interpreter, flights to and from Japan, moving expenses
    • may become XX(B) free agent at end of contract 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 8/16/13 
    • contract selected by Oakland 3/28/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 4/2/14
  • 2012
    • NY Yankees won right to negotiate with Nakajima with $2M posting bid 12/11
    • NY Yankees failed to signed Nakajima 1/5/12
  • 2002-12: Seibu Lions of Japan
  • ML service: 0.000

Renato Nunez 3b
2014

  • signed by Oakland 2010 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service:

Matt Olson 1b
2014

  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (1s-47) (Parkview HS, Lilburn, Ga.)
  • $1.0797M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service:

Daniel Robertson 3b
2014

  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (1s-34) (Upland HS, Calif.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Dan Lozano
  • ML service:

Nolan Sanburn rhp
2014

  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (2-74) (Arkansas)
  • $0.71M signing bonus ($0.691M slot)
  • ML service:

Bobby Wahl rhp
2014

  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (5-161) (Mississippi)
  • $0.5M signing bonus ($0.2862M slot)
  • ML service:

Marcus Walden of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/5/14
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 4/16/14 after being DFA by Toronto 4/15/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 6/16/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2007 (9-295) (Fresno CC)
  • ML service: 0.000

Kenny Wilson of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/20/13
    • signed by Toronto 3/14 
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 4/24/14 after being DFA by Toronto 4/22/14 
    • claimed off waivers by Toronto 5/11/14 after being DFA by Minnesota 5/9/14 
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 7/7/14 after being DFA by Toronto 7/5/14 
    • DFA by Oakland 7/28/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2008 (2-63) (Sickles HS, Tampa)
  • $0.644M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

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