Chicago White Sox

Service time in years & days (through 2014 season).

A group led by Jerry Reinsdorf bought the White Sox for $20M in 1981. Forbes magazine valued the club at $975M in March, 2015. Bloomberg valued the team at $960M in October, 2013.

  • 2015 payroll obligations for former players:
    • $4,500,000 (Jeff Keppinger)
    • $   721,311 (Dayan Viciedo)
WHITE SOX PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2015 $ $ ( )
2014 $ 90,062,659 $106,363,812 (21)
2013 $118,914,500 $116,740,909 (12)
2012 $ 97,669,500 $114,459,560 (13)
2011 $127,789,000 $125,814,762 ( 7)
2010 $103,080,000 $112,197,078 ( 8)
2009 $ 96,068,500 $105,287,384 (10)
2008 $121,189,332 $113,641,026 ( 9)
2007 $108,671,833 $100,189,832 (10)
2006 $102,750,667 $ 96,913,615 ( 9)
2005 $ 75,178,000 $ 73,162,000 (13)
2004 $ 65,212,500 $ 64,615,141 (17)
2003 $ 51,010,000 $ 71,336,029 (17)
2002 $ 57,052,833 $ 54,534,084 (19)
2001 $ 65,628,667 $ 62,858,544 (17)
2000 $ 31,200,000 $ 35,677,812 (24)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list. 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, buyouts of unexercised options, plus health and pension benefits. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Ken Williams Executive Vice President
2013 - 

  • 5 years (2005-09)
    • hired as Senior VP/General Manager 10/2000
    • deal rolls over each year, paying 1 year of severance if terminated
    • promoted to Executive Vice President 10/26/12
  • VP, Player Development, 1997-2000

Rick Hahn Senior VP/General Manager
2013 –

  • 2013 –
    • promoted to Senior VP/General Manager 10/26/12
    • VP, Assistant GM, 2007-12
    • Assistant GM, 2003-06
    • Director, Major League Administration, 2001-02
  • VP/Assistant General Manager Buddy Bell
  • Assistant GM Jeremy Haber
  • Director of Amateur Scouting Doug Laumann
  • Senior Director of Baseball Operations Dan Fabian

Robin Ventura Manager
2015 - 

  • 2015 -
    • signed multi-year extension 1/24/14
  • 3 years (2012-14)
    • promoted by Chicago White Sox from special advisor, player development to manager
    • signed three-year contract 10/6/11
  • hired as special advisor, player development 6/6/11

     
John Danks lhp
5 years/$65M (2012-16)

  • 5 years/$65M (2012-16)
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/23/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • $7.5M signing bonus (paid between 6/12 and 10/12)
    • 12:$0.5M, 13:$14.25M, 14:$14.25M, 15:$14.25M, 16:$14.25M
    • full no-trade clause for 2012
    • may block trades to six clubs annually for 2013-16 (for 2014, no-trade list includes Baltimore, Oakland, Toronto and Washington)
  • 1 year/$6M (2011)
    • re-signed by White Sox 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.45M (2010)
    • re-signed by White Sox 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2009)
    • re-signed by White Sox 2/24/09
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by White Sox 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • acquired by White Sox in trade from Texas 12/06
    • contract purchased by White Sox 4/07
  • drafted by Texas 2003 (1-9) (Round Rock HS, Texas)
  • $2.1M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Jeff Berry) (previously Scott Boras)
  • ML service: 8.000

Melky Cabrera lf
3 years/$42M (2015-17)

  • 3 years/$42M (2015-17)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/16/14
    • 15:$13M, 16:$14M, 17:$15M
    • limited no-trade protection
  • 2 years/$16M (2013-14)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/20/12
    • Toronto made qualifying offer 11/1/14
    • 13:$8M, 14:$8M
    • Toronto made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$6M (2012)
    • signed by San Francisco 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • placed on restricted list 8/15/12
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2011)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/9/10
    • $0.25M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Kansas City 11/7/11
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/14/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Atlanta 10/18/10
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each 525, 550, 575, 600 PAs
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from NY Yankees 12/22/09 (Yankees pay $0.5M to Braves in deal)
  • 1 year/$0.4612M (2008)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/4/08
  • 1 year/$0.4324M (2007)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/07
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 7/05
  • signed 2001 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: The Legacy Agency (previously Levinsons, ACES)
  • ML service: 8.148

Adam LaRoche dh-1b
2 years/$25M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$25M (2015-16)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/21/14
    • 15:$12M, 16:$13M
  • 2 years/$24M (2013-14), plus 2015 mutual option
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 1/8/13
    • 13:$10M, 14:$12M, 15:$15M mutual option ($2M buyout)
    • Washington declined 2015 option 10/30/14
  • 2 years/$16M (2011-12), plus 2013 mutual option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/4/11
    • 11:$7M, 12:$8M, 13:$10M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • LaRoche declined 2013 option 11/1/12
  • 1 year/$6M (2010), plus 2011 mutual option
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/15/10
    • 10:$4.5M, 11:$7.5M mutual option ($1.5M buyout)
    • 2011 option increases to $9.5M if traded
    • Arizona declined 2011 option 11/2/10
  • 1 year/$7.05M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 555, 590 PAs
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Pittsburgh 7/22/09 (Red Sox to pay remaining 2009 salary, about $3M)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Boston 7/31/09
  • 1 year/$5M (2008)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/15/08 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2007)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 1/07
    • signed 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $3.7M-$2.8M)
    • performance bonuses: $35,000 for 565 PAs; $45,000 each for 590 & 625 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2006)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.3375M (2005)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/05
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004)
  • drafted by Atlanta 2000 (29-880) (Seminole State College)
  • agent: Mike Milchin
  • ML service: 11.000

David Robertson rhp
4 years/$46M (2015-18)

  • 4 years/$46M (2012-15)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/8/14
    • 15:$10M, 16:$11M, 17:$12M, 18:$13M
    • award bonuses: $15,000 for All Star. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star start. $50,000 for Sporting News All Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, Cy Young ($90,000 for second in vote, $80,000 for third, $70,000 for fourth, $60,000 for fifth)
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to five clubs: Detroit, LA Dodgers, NY Mets, Oakland, Philadelphia)
  • 1 year/$5.215M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • NY Yankees made qualifying offer 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/25/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.55M-$2.85M)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $25,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$460,450 (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year/$426,650 (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year/$406,825 (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/3/09 (split contract, $102,812 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 6/28/08
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (17-524) (Alabama)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • agents: Lapa-Leventhal
  • ML service: 6.070

Alexei Ramirez ss
4 years/$32.5M (2012-15), plus 2016 club option

  • 4 years/$32.5M (2012-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with White Sox 2/3/11
    • 12:$5M, 13:$7M, 14:$9.5M, 15:$10M, 16:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $15,000 for All-Star selection
  • 4 years/$4.75M (2008-11)
    • signed by White Sox 12/21/07 as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 08:$0.95M, 09:$1.1M, 10:$1.1M, 11:$1.1M
    • if otherwise eligible for arbitration, Ramirez may opt out of 2011 salary by 12/1/10
    • if Ramirez opts out, White Sox may exercise $2.75M option for 2011 or go through arbitration with Ramirez (Ramirez opted out and White Sox exercised $2.75M option 12/2/10)
  • agent: Jaime Torres
  • ML service: 7.000

Jeff Samardzija rhp
1 year/$9.8M (2015)

  • 1 year/$9.8M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Oakland 12/9/14
  • 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, portion of salaries 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: 5.028

Jose Abreu 1b
6 years/$68M (2014-19)

  • 6 years/$68M (2014-19)
    • signed as a free agent from Cuba by Chicago White Sox 10/29/13 
    • $10M signing bonus
    • 14:$7M, 15:$7M, 16:$10M, 17:$10.5M, 18:$11.5M, 19:$12M
    • award bonuses, including $15,000 for All-Star selection
    • once eligible, may opt in to arbitration and out of remaining guaranteed salaries
    • at signing, largest-ever contract for an international free agent
  • agent: Barry Praver, Bart Hernandez, Praver-Shapiro
  • ML service: 1.000

Chris Sale lhp
5 years/$32.5M (2013-17), plus 2018-19 options

  • 5 years/$32.5M (2013-17), plus 2018-19 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/7/13
    • replaced 1 year/$0.6M deal signed 2/22/13
    • 13:$0.85M, 14:$3.5M, 15:$6M, 16:$9.15M, 17:$12M, 18:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout), 19:$13.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2019 option increases 1) by $2.5M to $16M with a Cy Young in 2013-18 or 2) by $1.5M to $15M with a second- or third-place finish in Cy Young vote in 2013-18 
    • award bonuses, including $15,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 8/4/10
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2010 (1-13) (Florida Gulf Coast)
  • signed 6/21/10, $1.656M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.061

Zach Duke lhp
3 years/$15M (2015-17)

  • 3 years/$15M (2015-17)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/18/14
    • 15:$4.5M, 16:$5M, 17:$5.5M
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/15/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 12/3/12 
    • DFA by Washington 6/4/13, released 6/10/13
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 6/13/13 (minor-league contract) 
    • released by Cincinnati 8/3/13
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 8/12/13 (minor-league contract) 
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/30/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/27/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Houston 3/27/12
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/29/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/3/12
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2011), plus 2012 club option
    • signed by Arizona 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$3.5M, 12:$5.5M club option ($0.75M buyout)
    • Arizona declined 2012 option 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Pittsburgh 11/24/10 after being DFA 11/19/10
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/10/08
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2006)
    • renewed by Pittsburgh 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 7/05
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2001 (20-594) (Midway HS, Waco, Texas)
  • agent: Mark Pieper
  • ML service: 8.054

Jose Quintana lhp
5 years/$21M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 options

  • 5 years/$21M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/23/14, replacing 1 year/$0.55M deal signed 3/1/14
    • 14:$0.85M, 15:$1M, 16:$3.8M, 17:$6M, 18:$8.35M, 19:$10.5M club option ($1M buyout), 20:$10.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • if eligible for arbitration as a Super 2 after 2014 (met 11/14), salaries increase to $3.4M in 2015, $5.4M in 2016, $7M in 2017, $8.85M in 2018
    • 2020 option increases to $14M with Cy Young award in 2014-19 or $13M with second- or third-place finish in Cy Young vote in 2014-19
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/10/11
  • signed 2010 by NY Yankees as an amateur free agent
  • ML service: 2.133

Emilio Bonifacio 2b-3b
1 year/$4M (2015), plus 2016 option

  • 1 year/$4M (2015), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/5/15
    • 15:$3M, 16:$4M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2014)
    • 1 year/$3.5M (2004), re-signed by Kansas City 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Kansas City 2/1/14, released 2/12/14 (due 30 days’ termination pay of $573,771) 
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/15/14 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $2.5M in majors, with $0.425M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Toronto 8/14/13
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2012)
    • won in arbitration with Miami 2/8/12 ($2.2M-$1.95M)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Miami 11/13/12
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/27/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • signed by Florida 3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Arizona 7/22/08
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Washington 11/11/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/06
  • signed by Arizona 2001 as amateur free agent from Dominican Republic
  • agent: Gene Mato (previously Paul Kinzer, Wasserman Media Group)
  • ML service: 6.066

Tyler Flowers c
1 year/$2.675M (2015)

  • 1 year/$2.675M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/2/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.483M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 9/1/09
  • acquired by White Sox in trade from Atlanta 12/4/08
  • drafted by Atlanta 2005 (33-1,007) (Chipola JC, Fla.) (draft and follow)
  • ML service: 3.148

Gordon Beckham 2b
1 year/$2M (2015)

  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/28/15
  • 1 year/$4.175M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/21/14
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 6/4/09
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2008 (1-8) (Georgia)
  • signed 8/13/08, $2.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Mike Milchin
  • ML service: 5.123

Hector Noesi rhp
1 year/$1.95M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1.95M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5124M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
    • acquired by Texas in trade 4/12/14 after DFA by Seattle 4/4/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 4/25/14 after being DFA by Texas 4/22/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/14/13
  • 1 year/$0.488M (2012)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 1/13/12
    • signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Yankees 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Yankees 3/12/10
  • signed 2004 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 3.006

Javy Guerra rhp
1 year/$0.9375M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.9375M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 3/26/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 3/16/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/28/14 
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/20/14
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.488M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/20/09
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2004 (4-118) (Ryan HS, Denton, Texas)
  • $0.275M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.133

Adam Eaton cf
5 years/$23.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 5 years/$23.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/20/15, replacing one-year, $0.56M contract signed 3/3/15
    • 15:$0.85M, 16:$2.75M, 17:$4M, 18:$6M, 19:$8.4M, 20:$9.5M club option ($1.5M buyout), 21:$10.5M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • 2021 option increases to $13M with MVP in any season 2015-20 or $12M with second- or third-place finish in any MVP vote in 2015-20
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Arizona 12/10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 9/4/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2010 (19-571) (Miami-Ohio)
  • agent: Diamond Sports Management
  • ML service: 2.030

Nate Jones rhp
1 year/$0.66M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.55M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/19/10
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2007 (5-179) (Northern Kentucky)
  • ML service: 3.000

Conor Gillaspie 3b
1 year/$0.555M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.555M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.4905M (2013)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from San Francisco 2/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/2/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed 8/6/08
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 9/6/08
  • drafted by San Francisco 2008 (1s-37) (Wichita State)
  • $0.97M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.069

Zach Putnam rhp
1 year/$0.525M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.525M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by White Sox as a free agent 11/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/17/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as free agent 12/21/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/30/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Cleveland 1/20/12
    • signed by Colorado 3/3/12
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Colorado 11/2/12
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 11/30/12 
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 9/13/11
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (5-171) (Michigan)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.135

Avisail Garcia rf
1 year.$0.523M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.523M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in three-way trade from Detroit 7/30/13 (Jake Peavy deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/14/12
  • signed by Detroit 2007 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 1.167

Dan Jennings lhp
1 year/$0.523M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.523M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5015M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Miami 12/11/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Miami 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
  • drafted by Florida 2008 (9-268) (Nebraska)
  • $0.145M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.171

Jake Petricka rhp
1 year/$0.52M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.52M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/17/13
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2010 (2-63) (Indiana State)
  • $0.54M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.044

Kyle Drabek rhp
1 year/$0.5182M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5182M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Toronto 3/27/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4995M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4859M (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 9/15/10
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 12/16/09
  • drafted 2006 (1-18) (The Woodlands HS, Texas)
  • $1.55M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.080

J.B. Shuck lf
1 year/$0.516M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.516M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 9/5/14 after being DFA by LA Angels 9/2/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Cleveland 11/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • signed by LA Angels 11/15/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 3/31/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/28/12
    • released by Houston 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Houston 8/5/11
  • drafted by Houston 2008 (6-182) (Ohio State)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.111

Eric Surkamp lhp 
1 year/$0.516M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.516M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.4905M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 12/23/13 after being DFA by San Francisco 12/19/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 8/27/11
  • drafted by San Francisco 2008 (6-177) (North Carolina State)
  • $0.135M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.032

Maikel Cleto rhp
1 year/$0.512M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.512M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox 2/26/14 after being DFA by Kansas City 2/17/14
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14 
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/10/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/12/14
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from St. Louis 6/23/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/19/10
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Seattle 12/12/10
    • signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Mets 12/28/09 (J.J. Putz deal)
  • signed by NY Mets 2006 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.169

Erik Johnson rhp
1 year/$0.51M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/3/13
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (2-80) (Cal)
  • $0.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 0.055

Carlos Sanchez 2b
1 year/$0.51M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/13 
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 2009 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.045

Rob Brantly c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Miami 12/8/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Miami 8/13/12
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Detroit 7/23/12
  • drafted by Detroit 2010 (3-100) (UC-Riverside)
  • $0.3303M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.038

Matt Davidson 3b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/11/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Arizona 12/16/13
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (1s-35) (Yucaipa HS, Calif.)
  • $0.9M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 0.050

Raul Fernandez rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14 
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 7/16/14 after being DFA by Colorado 7/6/14
  • signed by Colorado 2007 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Leury Garcia 3b-of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5055M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Texas 2/18/13 
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Texas 8/11/13 (player to be named in 8/9/13 Alex Rios deal)
  • signed by Texas 12/07 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.116

Onelki Garcia lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/24/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from LA Dodgers 11/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/11/13
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (3-113) (defected from Cuba 1/2011)
  • $0.382M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council (previously Gus Dominguez)
  • ML service: 1.019

Frankie Montas rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Boston 7/31/13
  • signed by Boston 12/14/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Adrian Nieto c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • selected by Chicago White Sox from Washington in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (5-151) (American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.)
  • $0.376M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Tyler Saladino ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2010 (7-218) (Oral Roberts)
  • $0.115M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Kevan Smith c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (7-231) (Pitt)
  • $60,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Trayce Thompson of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (2-61) (Santa Margarita Catholic HS, Calif.)
  • $0.625M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 0.000

Daniel Webb rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/3/13
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Toronto 1/1/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (18-550) (Northwest Florida State JC)
  • $0.45M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.027

Michael Ynoa rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Oakland 12/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • signed 7/2/08 as a 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-league contracts 

Spencer Adams rhp
2015

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2014 (2-44) (White County HS, Cleveland, Ga.)
  • $1.2827M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Matt Albers rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/13/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/17/13
    • 14:$2.25M, 15:$3M club option ($0.2M buyout)
    • Houston declined 2015 option 10/9/14
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/17/13
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Boston 7/31/12
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Arizona 12/11/12
  • 1 year/$0.875M (2011)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/16/10
  • 1 year/$0.68M (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 12/12/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • split contract paying $0.64M in majors, $0.275M in minors
    • non-tendered by Baltimore 12/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Houston 12/12/07
    • signed by Baltimore 1/25/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/05
    • re-signed by Houston 2/06
  • drafted by Houston 2001 (23-686) (draft & follow) (San Jacinto JC, Calif.)
  • agent: Select Sports
  • ML service: 7.141

Micker Aldolfo of
2015

  • signed by Chicago White Sox 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic)
  • ML service:

Tim Anderson ss
2015

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2013 (1-17) (East Central CC, Mississippi)
  • $2.164M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service:

Jairo Asencio rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/22/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Kia of Korea 1/7/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/6/12 (minor-league deal)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Milwaukee 3/25/13 
    • contract selected by Baltimore 7/12/13 
    • DFA by Baltimore 7/28/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/31/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/12
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Atlanta 3/29/12
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 6/1/12 after being DFA by Cleveland 5/28/12
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/19/12, sent outright to Triple-A 7/26/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • reinstated from restricted list 11/1/10
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/10
    • missed 2010 season while detained in Dominican Republic after being found to have used false name of Luis Valdez
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 10/22/08
  • signed as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.011

Scott Carroll rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/22/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/27/14
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 11/25/14, non-tendered 12/2/14
  • 2012
    • released by Cincinnati 7/9/12
    • signed by White Sox as a free agent 7/12/12 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2007 (3-104) (Missouri State)
  • $0.31M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.154

Jesse Crain rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/23/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2M in majors
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2014)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/31/13
  • 3 years/$13M (2011-13)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/20/10
    • 11:$4M, 12:$4.5M, 13:$4.5M
    • award bonuses, including $15,000 for All-Star selection 
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/29/13
  • 1 year/$2M (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 3 years/$3.25M (2008)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/07
    • 07:$0.5M, 08:$1.05M, 09:$1.7M
    • performance bonuses: $0.375M based on games finished in 2008-09
  • 1 year/$0.361M (2006)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.321M (2005)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/1/04
  • drafted by Minnesota 2002 (2-61) (Houston)
  • $0.65M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 10.039

Tyler Danish rhp
2015

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2013 (2-55) (Durant HS, Plant City, Fla.)
  • $1.0018M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Juan Diaz ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/8/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 9/1/13, sent outright to Triple-A 9/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Seattle 6/27/10
  • signed 2007 by Seattle as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.019

Courtney Hawkins of
2015

  • drafted by White Sox 2012 (1-13) (Carroll HS, Corpus Christi, Texas)
  • $2.475M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service:

Micah Johnson 2b
2015

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2012 (9-291) (Indiana)
  • $0.1276M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Logan Kensing rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/15/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/12/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/16/13 
    • DFA by Colorado 6/21/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/24/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 1/4/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by NY Yankees 6/29/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Nationals as a free agent 11/17/09 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Washington 3/17/10
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 4/7/10 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Tampa Bay 5/6/10
  • 1 year/$0.66M (2009)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/7/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade 4/28/09 after being DFA by Florida 4/26/09
    • DFA by Washington 5/15/09
    • contract purchased by Washington 7/20/09
    • DFA by Washington 8/17/09
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/8/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 11/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/25/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/04
  • drafted by Florida 2003 (2-53) (Texas A&M)
  • $0.676M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.043

George Kottaras c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/18/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 11/26/13 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/21/13 
    • 1 year/$1.075M, signed by Chicago Cubs 12/2/13 (avoided arbitration) 
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/26/14 (due 45 days’ salary, or $264,344) 
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/31/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.95M in majors, $50,000 in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/3/14 
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/6/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/14 
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/27/14 
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 7/11/14 after being DFA by Cleveland 7/7/14 
    • DFA by St. Louis 7/26/14, released 7/29/14
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/10/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/2/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 10/3/14
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/14/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers 1/25/13 after being DFA by Oakland 1/16/13
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 7/29/12 after being DFA by Milwaukee 7/26/12
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.4085M (2010)
    • signed by Milwaukee 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/10/09
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Boston 11/18/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
  • 1 year/$ (2006)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/05
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/06
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 9/06
  • drafted by San Diego 2002 (20-595) (Connors State JC, Okla.) (draft and follow)
  • $0.375M signing bonus
  • agent: Lapa & Leventhal
  • ML service: 5.077

Andy LaRoche 3b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/4/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 10/30/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/30/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/7/13
    • DFA by Toronto 6/11/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/21/11 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Cleveland 6/26/12
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 6/28/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2011)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 3/30/11
    • DFA by Oakland 6/5/11, sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/11
  • 1 year/$0.451M (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 11/19/10
  • 1 year/$0.4135M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11/09
  • 1 year/$0.3925M (2008)
    • re-signed 2/28/08
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased 11/05
    • re-signed 2/06
  • drafted 2003 (39-1,171) (Grayson County CC, Texas)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.103

Jacob May of
2015

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2013 (3-91) (Coastal Carolina)
  • $0.525M signing bonus ($0.5754M slot)
  • ML service:

Jared Mitchell of
2015

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 11/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (1-23) (LSU)
  • $1.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Brad Peter, Peter Sports Management
  • ML service: 0.000

Trey Michalczewski 3b
2015

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2013 (7-213) (Jenks HS, Okla.)
  • $0.5M signing bonus ($0.1736M slot)
  • ML service:

Brad Penny rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 1/22/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/16/14 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • $1.5M in performance bonuses based on games, innings pitched
    • may opt out of contract 4/2/14 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Kansas City 3/7/14
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 8/9/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/9/14
  • 2013: did not play
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Fukuoka of Japan (1 year/$4M, with 2013 option)
    • released by Fukuoka 5/8/12
    • signed by San Francisco as free agent 5/19/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 6/29/12
  • 1 year/$3M (2011)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/11/11
    • $3 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2010)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/7/09
    • $1.5M in performance bonuses (full amount for 204 IP)
  • 1 year/$5M (2009)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/9/09
    • performance bonuses:
      • $0.5M each for 160, 170, 180, 190 IP
      • $0.5M each for 55, 65, 75 games or 35 games finished
      • $1M each for 200 IP or 50 games finished
    • released by Boston 8/27/09
    • signed by San Francisco as free agent 8/31/09 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 9/1/09
  • 3 year/$25.5M (2006-08), plus 2009 club option
    • signed extension with LA Dodgers 6/05
    • $3M signing bonus (paid 2006-08)
    • 06:$4.5M, 07:$7.5M, 08:$8.5M, 09:$8.75M option ($2M buyout)
    • limited no-trade clause
    • LA Dodgers declined 2009 option 10/08
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/05 (avoided arbitration, $5.7M-$4.7M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each 160, 180 IP. $50,000 200 IP
  • 1 year/$3.725M (2004)
    • re-signed by Florida 1 /04 (avoided arbitration) 
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Florida 7/04
  • 1 year/$1.875M (2003)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/03 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$377,500 (2002)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/02
  • acquired by Florida in trade from Arizona 7/99
  • drafted by Arizona 1996 (5-155) (Broken Arrow HS, Okla.)
  • agent: Brian Peters
  • ML service: 12.148

Zach Phillips lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/9/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 2014: signed by Hiroshima of Japan
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/25/12
    • contract selected by Miami 9/1/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/4/13 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/30/12, sent outright to Triple-A 7/5/12
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 9/3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 11/2/12 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/11
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 7/19/11 after being DFA by Texas 7/14/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/09
  • drafted by Texas 2004 (23-681) (Sacramento City College)
  • agent: Matt Colleran
  • ML service: 0.091

Carlos Rodon lhp
2015

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2014 (1-3) (NC State)
  • $6.582M signing bonus ($5.7215M slot)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service:

Nolan Sanburn rhp
2015

  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Oakland 8/31/14
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (2-74) (Arkansas)
  • $0.71M signing bonus ($0.691M slot)
  • ML service:

Joe Savery lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 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
    • DFA by Oakland 9/1/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/14
  • 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: 1.066

Geovany Soto c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/22/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$3.05M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 11/5/13
    • performance bonuses
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Texas 8/24/14
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/3/12
    • may earn additional $0.25M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/12
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$3M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/25/09 ($0.241M in minors)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/07
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2001 (11-318) (American Military Academy, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico)
  • ML service: 7.096

Neftali Soto 1b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/8/14 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Cincinnati 3/23/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • drafted 2007 (3-109) (Colegio Marista HS, Manati, PR)
  • $0.279M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.100