Seattle Mariners

Service time in years & days (through 2014 season).
     
Hiroshi Yamauchi bought the Mariners for $125M in 1992.
Forbes magazine valued the club at $730M in March, 2014.

Bloomberg valued the franchise at $720M in October, 2013.

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

    • 2014: $ 90,239,643
    • 2013: $ 84,199,643
    • 2012: $ 84,928,100
    • 2011: $ 94,623,191
    • 2010: $ 91,143,333
    • 2009: $ 98,904,166
    • 2008: $117,666,482
    • 2007: $106,460,833
    • 2006: $ 87,959,833
    • 2005: $ 87,754,334
    • 2004: $ 81,515,834
    • 2003: $ 86,959,167
    • 2002: $ 80,282,668
    • 2001: $ 74,720,833
    • 2000: $ 59,200,000

Chuck Armstrong President & COO

  • club president 1983-89 and 1992 to present

Jack Zduriencik Executive VP & GM – Baseball Operations
2014
2015 -

  • 2015 -
    • signed multi-year extension with Seattle 8/26/14
  • 2014
    • reportedly signed extension with Seattle after end of 2012 season
  • 2 years (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Seattle 8/31/11
  • 3 years (2009-11)
    • hired by Seattle 10/22/08, replacing interim GM Lee Pelekoudas
  • Milwaukee, 1999-2008
    • VP, Special Assistant to the GM (2008)
    • Special Assistant to the GM/Director of Amateur Scouting (2006-07)
    • Director of Scouting (1999-2005)
  • LA Dodgers, 1999
    • Director of International Scouting, Special Assistant to the GM
  • NY Mets, 1983-90, 1994-1998
  • Pittsburgh, 1991-93
    • Director of Scouting
  • Assistant General Manager Jeff Kingston
  • Senior Advisor to the GM Ted Simmons
  • Director – Player Development Chris Gwynn
  • Director – Amateur Scouting Tom McNamara

Lloyd McClendon Manager
2014 -

  • 2014 -
    • hired as manager by Seattle 11/7/13, replacing Eric Wedge
    • signed multi-year contract
  • Detroit, 2006-13
    • hitting coach, 2007-13
    • bullpen coach, 2006
  • Pittsburgh, 1997-2005
    • manager, 2001-05
    • hitting coach, 1997-2000
  • former manager Eric Wedge
    • 3 years (2011-13)
      • hired by Seattle 10/19/10, replacing interim manager Daren Brown
      • resigned 9/27/13
    • Cleveland, 2003-09
      • hired by Cleveland 10/02, replacing interim manager Joel Skinner
  • former manager Don Wakamatsu
    • 3 years (2009-11)
      • hired by Seattle 11/19/08, replacing Jim Riggleman, who was hired on an interim basis 6/19/08
      • fired by Seattle 8/9/10
  • former manager John McLaren (2007-08)
    • hired 7/1/07, replacing Mike Hargrove, who resigned
    • signed 1-year extension for 2008 9/07

Robinson Cano 2b
10 years/$240M (2014-23)

  • 10 years/$240M (2014-23)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/12/13
    • 14-23:$24M annually
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • full no-trade protection
  • 4 years/$30M (2008-11), plus 2012-13 club options
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 2/08 (avoided arbitration, $4.55M-$3.2M)
    • 08:$3M, 09:$6M, 10:$9M, 11:$10M, 12:$14M club option ($2M buyout), 13:$15M club option ($2M buyout)
    • NY Yankees exercised $14M club option for 2012 10/29/11
    • NY Yankees exercised $15M club option for 2013 10/29/12
    • NY Yankees made qualifying offer 11/4/13 
  • 1 year/$490,800 (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2006)
  • signed 1/01 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Roc Nation Sports / CAA (replaced Scott Boras 4/13) (previously Bobby Barad)
  • ML service: 9.153

Felix Hernandez rhp
7 years/$175M (2013-19)

  • 7 years/$175M (2013-19)
    • signed extension with Seattle 2/13/13
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 13:$19M, 14:$22M, 15:$24M, 16:$25M, 17:$26M, 18:$26M, 19:$27M, 20:$1M conditional club option
    • club may exercise 2020 option if Hernandez spends more than 130 consecutive days (in one season or from one season overlapping into the next) on disabled list with right elbow surgery or other procedure to repair right elbow injury
    • award bonuses: $0.2M for Cy Young. $0.1M for WS MVP. $50,000 each for LCS MVP, Gold Glove, All-Star
    • full no-trade protection (earns 10-and-5 rights in July 2015)
    • at signing, contract is the largest ever for a pitcher
  • 5 years/$78M (2010-14)
    • signed extension with Seattle 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration, $11.5M-$7.2M)
    • $3.5M signing bonus
    • 10:$6.5M, 11:$10M, 12:$18.5M, 13:$19.5M, 14:$20M
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 10 clubs annually)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All-Star, LCS MVP, Gold Glove. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.2M for Cy Young
    • 2010 Cy Young increases 2011 salary by $1M to $11M, 2012 salary by $0.5M to $19M, 2013 salary by $0.5M to $20M, 2014 salary by $0.5M to $20.5M
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/19/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star ($25,000 for selection)
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2008)
    • renewed by Seattle 3/08
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2007)
    • renewed by Seattle 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.34M (2006)
    • renewed by Seattle 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 8/05
  • signed by Seattle 7/02 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.71M signing bonus
  • agent: Alan Nero, Wil Polidor
  • ML service: 9.060

Nelson Cruz dh-rf
4 years/$57M (2015-18)

  • 4 years/$57M (2015-18)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/4/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 15:$14M, 16:$14M, 17:$14M, 18:$14M
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs in 2015, 2016)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 for All Star reserve. $50,000 each for All Star start, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.15M for MVP
  • 1 year/$8M (2014)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/22/14
    • roster bonuses: $0.15M each for 60, 90, 120, 150, 180 days on active roster
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All Star selection
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs)
    • Baltimore made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 2 years/$16M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Texas 2/9/12 (avoided arbitration, $7.5M-$5.5M)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$5M, 13:$10.5M
    • 2013 salary increases based on 2012 PAs: $0.1M each for 500, 525, 550, 575, 600 PA
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation), activated 9/30/13
    • Texas made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.15M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$408,070 (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$398,150 (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/15/08
    • DFA by Texas 3/29/08, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/08
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/25/08
  • 1 year/$0.382M (2007)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/06
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 7/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Oakland 12/04
    • signed by Milwaukee 2/05
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Mets 8/00
  • signed by NY Mets 1998 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Diego Bentz, Relativity Sports (previously Adam Katz) (previously Levinsons, ACES)
  • ML service: 7.082

Fernando Rodney rhp
2 years/$14M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$14M (2014-15)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/7/14
    • 14:$7M, 15:$7M
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$2M (2012), plus 2013 club option
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/4/12
    • 12:$1.75M, 13:$2.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 2 years/$11M (2010-11)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/23/09
    • 10:$5.5M, 11:$5.5M
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2009)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/14/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$2.7M (2007-08)
    • signed extension with Detroit 1/07 (avoided arbitration), replacing 1 year/$1.05M deal signed earlier 1/07
    • 07:$1M, 08:$1.7M
    • $0.5M annually in performance bonuses
  • 2 years/$0.385M (2006)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.3185M (2005)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/05
  • 1 year/$0.304M (2004)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/04
  • signed by Detroit 1997 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Bill Rego
  • ML service: 11.137

Hisashi Iwakuma rhp
2 years/$14M (2013-14), plus 2015 option

  • 2 years/$14M (2013-14), plus 2015 option
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/2/12
    • 13:$6.5M, 14:$6.5M, 15:$7M club option ($1M buyout)
    • may earn additional $1.1M in performance bonuses 
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2012)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/5/12
    • additional $3.4M in performance bonuses based on games, IP
  • 1 year/$3.6M (2011)
    • re-signed by Rakuten of Japan after Iwakuma and Oakland failed to reach agreement on a contract (Oakland had won negotiating rights with Iwakuma with a $19.1M bid after he was posted at the end of the 2010 season)
  • agent: Paul Cobbe
  • ML service: 3.000

Austin Jackson cf
1 year/$6M (2014)

  • 1 year/$6M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Detroit 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • renewed by Detroit 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/09
    • acquired by Detroit in 3-way trade from NY Yankees 12/9/09
    • signed by Detroit 1/27/10
  • drafted 2005 (8-259)
  • $0.8M signing bonus (8th round record)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 5.000

J.A. Happ lhp
1 year/$5.4M (2014), plus 2015 option

  • 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
  • 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 2004 (3-92)
  • $0.42M signing bonus
  • agent: Jay Fee Sports
  • ML service: 6.047

Kyle Seager 3b
7 years/$100M (2015-21), plus 2022 option

  • 7 years/$100M (2015-21)
    • signed extension with Seattle 12/2/14
    • $3.5M signing bonus
    • 15:$4M, 16:$7.5M, 17:$10.5M, 18:$18.5M, 19:$19M, 20:$19M, 21:$18M, 22:$15M club option
    • 2022 option may increase by $5M to $20M based on performance, with buyout ranging from none to $3M
  • 1 year/$0.5401M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • 1 year/$0.5014M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4843M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 7/7/11
  • drafted by Seattle 2009 (3-82) (North Carolina)
  • $0.4365M signing bonus
  • agent: Andrew Lowenthal, Jet Sports
  • ML service: 3.085

Willie Bloomquist ss-3b
2 years/$5.8M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$5.8M (2014-15)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/5/13
    • 14:$2.8M, 15:$3M
  • 2 years/$3.8M (2012-13)
    • re-signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/9/11
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2011), plus 2012 mutual option
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/18/11
    • 11:$0.75M, 12:$1.1M mutual option ($0.15M buyout)
    • Arizona exercised option 10/31/11, Bloomquist declined option 11/1/11
  • 2 years/$3.1M (2009-10)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/9/09
    • 09:$1.4M, 10:$1.7M
    • performance bonuses based on games, PAs
  • 2 years/$1.825M (2007-08)
    • signed extension 11/06, replacing final year of previous deal
    • $0.1M signing bonus
    • 07:$0.825M, 08:$0.95M
    • performance bonuses based on PAs: $0.2M in 2007, $0.225M in 2008
  • 2 years/$1.525M (2006-07)
    • re-signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration, $0.85M-$0.625M)
    • $50,000 signing bonus
    • 06:$0.625M, 07:$0.85M
    • 2007 salary may increase $0.25M based on performance
    • performance bonuses based on PAs: $0.15M in 2006, $0.25M in 2007
  • 1 year/$0.385M (2005)
  • 1 year/$0.325M (2004)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 12.029

Justin Ruggiano cf 
1 year/$2M (2014)

  • 1 year/$2M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/29/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.45M-$1.6M)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/17/14
  • 1 year/$0.4945M (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/13
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Miami 12/12/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 1/25/12 (refused assignment 1/30/12)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 2/6/12 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Houston 5/26/12
    • contract purchased by Miami 5/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 5/20/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.404M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/15/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 9/19/07
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 7/19/06
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2004 (25-748) (Texas A&M)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.019

Logan Morrison rf
1 year/$1.75M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/4/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.5M-$1.1M)
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 for 400 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 500, 550 PA. $75,000 for 600 PA
  • 1 year/$0.4915M (2013)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/13
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Miami 12/11/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Florida 7/27/10
  • drafted by Florida 2005 (22-666) (draft & follow) (Maple Woods CC, Mo.)
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball (left Octagon 10/14)
  • ML service: 4.069

Dustin Ackley lf
5 years/$7.5M (2010-14)

  • 5 years/$7.5M (2010-14)
    • signed Major League contract with Seattle 8/17/09
    • $6M signing bonus (paid in five annual installments of $1.2M)
    • 10:$0.4M, 11:$0.3M, 12:$0.2M, 13:$0.3M, 14:$0.3M
    • salaries in majors: 10:$0.5M, 11:$0.6M, 12:$0.9M, 13:$1.5M, 14:$0.5M
    • if Ackley would otherwise be eligible for arbitration, he may void remainder of deal and go to arbitration
  • drafted by Seattle 2009 (1-2) (North Carolina)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 3.087

Danny Hultzen lhp
5 years/$8.5M (2011-15)

  • 5 years/$8.5M (2011-15)
    • signed Major League contract with Seattle 8/15/11
    • $6.35M signing bonus
    • with performance bonuses, total value could reach $10.6M
  • drafted by Seattle 2011 (1-2) (University of Virginia)
  • agent: Brodie Van Wagenen
  • ML service: 0.000

Charlie Furbush lhp
1 year/$0.75M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 12/17/13
    • deal preempted possible dispute regarding Furbush’s eligibility for arbitration as a Super Two
  • 1 year/$0.5045M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/14/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/19/10
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Detroit 7/30/11
  • drafted by Detroit 2007 (4-151) (LSU)
  • $0.153M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball (left Octagon 10/14)
  • ML service: 3.121

Tom Wilhelmsen rhp
1 year/$0.5288M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5288M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14
  • 1 year/$0.5091M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.4829M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2002 (7-199) (Tucscon Magnet High, Ariz.)
  • agent: Steve Canter
  • ML service: 3.091

Yoervis Medina rhp
1 year/$0.5126M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5126M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • signed by Seattle 2006 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 2.000

Erasmo Ramirez rhp
1 year/$0.5118M (2014)

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

Danny Farquhar rhp
1 year/$0.5108M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5108M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/17/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 6/9/12 after DFA by Toronto 6/2/12
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 6/26/12 after being DFA by Oakland 6/24/12
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/29/12, sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/12 
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 7/23/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/17/10
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Oakland 4/18/11
    • contract purchased by Toronto 9/6/11
  • drafted by Toronto 2008 (10-309) (Louisiana-Lafayette)
  • $0.1125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.158

Brad Miller ss
1 year/$0.5101M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5101M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/28/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2011 (2-62) (Clemson)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity
  • ML service: 1.094

Mike Zunino c
1 year/$0.5041M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5041M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/11/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (1-3) (University of Florida)
  • $4M signing bonus ($5.2M slot)
  • agent: Jet Sports Management
  • ML service: 1.111

James Paxton lhp
1 year/$0.5035M (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/3/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2010 (4-132) (Grand Prairie, Texas, American Association)
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (1s-37) (did not sign)
  • $942,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 1.027

Taijuan Walker rhp
1 year/$0.5024M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5024M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/30/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2010 (1s-43) (Yucaipa HS, Calif.)
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 0.142

Roenis Elias lhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 3/28/14
  • signed by Seattle 5/3/11 as an amateur free agent from Cuba
  • ML service: 1.000

Stefen Romero 2b
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • drafted by Seattle 2010 (12-372) (Oregon State)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.136

Ji-Man Choi 1b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14
  • signed by Seattle 7/2/09 as an amateur free agent from South Korea
  • ML service: 0.000

Anthony Fernandez lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • signed by Seattle 9/06 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Mayckol Guaipe rhp
2015

  • 2015
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/20/14
  • signed by Seattle 10/11/06 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

John Hicks c
2015

  • 2015
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/20/14
  • drafted by Seattle 2011 (4-123) (Virginia)
  • $0.24M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

James Jones rf
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14
  • drafted by Seattle 2009 (4-113) (Long Island)
  • $0.2673M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.131

Dominic Leone rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 4/4/14
  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (16-491) (Clemson)
  • ML service: 1.000

Lucas Luetge lhp
1 year/$0.5088M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5088M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year/$0.4955M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • selected by Seattle from Milwaukee in Rule 5 draft 12/8/11
    • signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2008 (21-638) (Rice)
  • ML service: 2.000

Ketel Marte ss
2015

  • 2015
    • contract selected by Seattle 11/20/14
  • signed by Seattle 8/13/10 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Brandon Maurer rhp
1 year/$0.5046M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5046M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/19/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2008 (23-702) (Orange Lutheran HS, Calif.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus 
  • ML service: 1.089

Jesus Montero c
1 year (2014)

  • 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 2006 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $2M signing bonus (later reduced bonus to $1.6M)
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 1.096

Brian Moran lhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • selected by Toronto from Seattle in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Toronto 12/12/13 
    • signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • returned by LA Angels to Seattle 10/30/14
  • drafted by Seattle 2009 (7-203) (University of North Carolina)
  • $0.14M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Julio Morban of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • signed by Seattle 2008 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Edgar Olmos lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Miami 11/20/14
  • 2013
    • contract purchased by Miami 11/20/12 
    • re-signed by Miami 2/19/13
  • drafted by Florida 2008 (3-83) (Birmingham HS, Van Nuys, Calif.)
  • $0.478M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.016

David Rollins lhp
2015

  • 2015
    • selected by Seattle from Houston in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Toronto 7/20/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2011 (24-739) (San Jacinto CC, Texas)
  • ML service: 0.000

Carson Smith rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Seattle 9/1/14
  • drafted by Seattle 2011 (8-241) (Texas State)
  • $0.215M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.028

Jesus Sucre c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/14/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/24/13
  • signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/19/11 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Atlanta 7/14/11
  • signed by Atlanta 2005 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.169

Chris Taylor ss
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Seattle 7/24/14
  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (5-161) (Virginia)
  • $0.5M signing bonus ($0.2645M slot)
  • ML service: 0.067

   
Minor leagues

Logan Bawcom rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/20/14
    • DFA by Seattle 12/17/14
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/12
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2010 (17-532) (Texas-Arlington)
  • ML service: 0.000

Blake Beavan rhp
1 year/$0.5187M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5187M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 8/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.5067M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4865M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 7/3/11
  • acquired by Seattle in trade with Texas 7/9/10 (Cliff Lee deal)
  • drafted 2007 (1-17) (Irving HS, Tex.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $1,497,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service: 1.139 (through 2013)

Edwin Diaz rhp
2014

  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (3-98) (Caguas Military Academy, Puerto Rico)
  • $0.3M signing bonus ($0.4857M slot)
  • ML service:

Justin Germano rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/8/14 
    • DFA by Texas 5/14/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/16/14
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Texas 8/15/14
    • refused assignment by LA Dodgers 10/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/8/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 4/27/13 
    • DFA by Toronto 5/3/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/4/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/17/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Boston 7/4/12
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 7/19/12 after being DFA by Boston 7/13/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/26/12 (refused assignment 10/30/12)
  • 1 year/$0.4156M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 3/30/11
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/19/11, sent outright to Triple-A 5/24/11
    • contract sold to Samsung Lions of Korea 8/5/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/17/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/30/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 12/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed for 2009 with Fukuoka of Japan’s Pacific League
  • 1 year/$0.4045M (2008)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/08
    • DFA by San Diego 5/22/08, sent outright to Triple-A 5/27/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/07 ($83,000 in minors)
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers from Philadelphia 3/19/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/06
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Cincinnati 7/06
  • 1 year/$0.317M (2005)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/05 ($83,000 in minors)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from San Diego 7/05
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/04
  • drafted by San Diego 2000 (13-379) (Claremont HS, Calif.)
  • ML service: 2.147

Luiz Gohara lhp
2014

  • signed by Seattle 2012 as an amateur free agent from Brazil
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Franklin Gutierrez cf
1 year/$1M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/18/13
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • placed on restricted list 2/13/14 (failed to report, will miss 2014 season with illness)
  • 4 years/$20.25M (2010-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Seattle 1/8/10
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 10:$2M, 11:$4M, 12:$5.5M, 13:$7M, 14:$7.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2013 salary increases to $7.25M with 600 PAs in 2012
    • award bonus: $50,000 for Gold Glove
    • Seattle declined 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.455M (2009)
    • acquired by Seattle in three-way trade from Cleveland 12/10/08
    • signed by Seattle 3/1/09
  • 1 year/$0.4044M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/28/08 (split contract, $197,300 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.3819M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/07 (split contract, $96,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/05
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Dodgers 4/04
  • signed by LA Dodgers 2000 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Wil Polidor
  • ML service: 7.080 (through 2013)

Alex Johnson of
2014

  • drafted by Seattle 2014 (1-6) (Rancho Bernardo HS, Escondido, Calif.)
  • $4.2M signing bonus ($3.5759M slot)
  • ML service:

Mark Lowe rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/18/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/16/13 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 3/25/14 
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/31/14 (minor-league contract) 
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/22/14 
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/8/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/12/14
    • refused assignment by Cleveland 10/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/8/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.6M in performance bonuses
    • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make ML roster
    • $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors
    • may opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster
    • released by LA Dodgers 3/24/13 
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 3/27/13 (minor-league contract) 
    • contract selected by LA Angels 3/30/13
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/29/13 
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/12/13 (minor-league contract) 
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 11/29/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 55, 60, 65 games. $25,000 for 20 games finished
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Seattle 7/9/10 (Cliff Lee deal)
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 7/06
  • drafted by Seattle 2004 (5-153) (Texas-Arlington)
  • $0.17M signing bonus
  • agent: Jeff Frye
  • ML service: 7.005

Tyler Marlette c
2014

  • drafted by Seattle 2011 (5-153) (Hagerty HS, Oviedo, Fla.)
  • $0.65M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Zach Miner rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/11/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 6/15/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/1/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/2/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/3/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Kansas City 4/19/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/31/10 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • $50,000 in performance bonuses
    • DFA by Detroit 11/19/10
    • non-tendered by Detroit 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2009)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/28/09
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2008)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/26/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 5/06
  • acquired by Detroit in trade from Atlanta 7/05 (Kyle Farnsworth deal)
  • drafted by Atlanta 2000 (4-106) (Palm Beach Gardens HS, Fla.)
  • $1.25M signing bonus (fourth-round record)
  • ML service: 4.137 (through 2013)

Gareth Morgan of
2014

  • drafted by Seattle 2014 (2s-74) (North Toronto Collegiate HS)
  • $2M signing bonus ($0.7603M slot)
  • ML service:

Xavier Nady of
1 year/$0.775M (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/7/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.775M in majors
    • contract selected by San Diego 3/14 
    • DFA by San Diego 5/5/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/8/14 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 5/30/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/14/12 (minor-league deal)
    • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make ML roster
    • $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors
    • may opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Kansas City 3/25/13 
    • re-signed by Kansas City as free agent 3/27/13 (minor-league deal) 
    • opted out of contract 6/13
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 6/30/13 (minor-league contract) 
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/18/12 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $0.7M in majors
    • contract purchased by Washington 4/3/12
    • DFA by Washington 7/21/12, released 7/29/12
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 8/4/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 9/1/12
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2011)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/15/10
    • $1M in roster bonuses ($0.25M each for 60, 90, 100, 120 days on active roster)
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2010)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/28/10
    • $2.05M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$6.55M (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.35M (2008)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Pittsburgh 7/25/08
  • 1 year/$2.15M (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.427M (2006)
    • signed by NY Mets 3/06
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 7/06
  • 1 year/$0.488M (2005)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/05
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from San Diego 11/05
  • 5 years/$2.85M (2000-04)
    • signed Major League contract with San Diego 9/00
    • $1.1M bonus ($0.1M up front)
    • $1.75M in salary, 2001-04
    • bonuses based on days on 25-man roster 2002-04
    • earned $0.275M bonus for more than 60 days on roster in 2004
  • drafted by San Diego 2000 (2-49) (Cal-Berkeley)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 9.037 (through 2013)

Matt Palmer rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/10/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/1/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 5/20/12
    • DFA by San Diego 6/4/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 9/1/11
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/10/09 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 4/23/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 8/14/08
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 9/18/08
  • drafted by San Francisco 2002 (31-937) (Missouri State)
  • ML service: 2.012 (through 2013)

D.J. Peterson 3b
2014

  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (1-12) (New Mexico)
  • $2.7591M signing bonus (slot)
  • agent: Excel Sports 
  • ML service:

Carlos Rivero inf
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/18/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/8/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 8/25/14
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Boston 11/3/14
    • non-tendered by Seattle 12/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 3/24/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
    • claimed by Washington off waivers from Philadelphia 12/21/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Cleveland 11/3/10
  • signed by Cleveland 2005 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.035

Mark Rogers rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Seattle 1/24/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 8/31/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/20/12
    • reinstated from restricted list 4/13/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
    • placed on restricted list 8/19/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/19/08
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/28/09
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2004 (1-5) (Mount Ararat HS, Topsham, Maine)
  • $2.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.073 (through 2013)

Chance Ruffin rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
    • DFA by Seattle 12/18/13, sent outright to Triple-A 12/23/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 7/25/11
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Detroit 8/17/11
  • drafted by Detroit 2010 (1s-48) (Texas)
  • $1.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.093 (through 2013)

Victor Sanchez rhp
2014

  • signed by Seattle 2011 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Austin Wilson of
2014

  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (2-49) (Stanford)
  • $1.7M signing bonus ($1.11M slot)
  • ML service:

 

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