Chicago White Sox

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

A group led by Jerry Reinsdorf bought the team for $20M in 1981.
Forbes magazine valued the White Sox at $695M in March, 2014. Bloomberg valued the franchise at $960M in October, 2013.

  • 2014 payroll obligations for former players:
    • $   270,492 (Mitchell Boggs)
    • $4,000,000 (Jeff Keppinger) (plus $4.5M in 2015)
  • Opening Day payrolls
    (Major League contracts plus pro-rated signing bonuses)
    :

    • 2014: $ 90,062,659
    • 2013: $118,914,500
    • 2012: $ 97,669,500
    • 2011: $127,789,000
    • 2010: $103,080,000
    • 2009: $ 96,068,500
    • 2008: $121,189,332
    • 2007: $108,671,833
    • 2006: $102,750,667
    • 2005: $ 75,178,000
    • 2004: $ 65,212,500
    • 2003: $ 51,010,000
    • 2002: $ 57,052,833
    • 2001: $ 65,628,667
    • 2000: $ 31,200,000

    
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
  • Director of Amateur Scouting Doug Laumann
  • Senior Director of Baseball Operations Dan Fabian

Robin Ventura Manager
3 years (2012-14)
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: 7.000

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: 6.000

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: 0.000

Matt Lindstrom rhp
1 year/$2.8M (2013), plus 2014 club option

  • 1 years/$2.8M (2013), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/25/13
    • 13:$2.3M, 14:$4M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • may earn additional $2.25M in performance bonuses based on games finished 
    • Chicago White Sox exercised 2014 option 10/31/13
  • 2 years/$6.6M (2011-12)
    • signed extension with Colorado (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$2.8M, 12:$3.6M, 13:$4M club option ($0.2M buyout)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Colorado 2/6/12
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Baltimore 8/26/12
    • Arizona declined 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2010)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Houston 12/23/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • renewed by Florida 3/09
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Florida 12/9/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/07 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed 3/05
  • agent: Greg Genske, Legacy Agency (previously The Sparta Group)
  • ML service: 7.000

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: 3.061

Ronald Belisario rhp
1 year/$3M (2014)

  • 1 year/$3M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/19/13
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4125M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/13/09 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Dodgers 4/6/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/07
    • sent outright to Triple-A 10/29/08
  • signed by Florida 1999 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 3.151

Dayan Viciedo lf
1 year/$2.8M (2014)

  • 1 years/$2.8M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/13/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 years/$2.8M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • 4 years/$10M (2009-12)
    • signed Major League contract with White Sox 12/12/08 as an amateur free agent from Cuba (via Mexico and US)
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 09:$1M, 10:$1.25M, 11:$1.25M, 12:$2.5M
    • if Viciedo qualifies for arbitration after 2011, he may void 2012 season (if voided, club may exercise option at $3.5M)
    • award bonuses: $15,000 for Silver
      Slugger; $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star start ($15,000 for All
      Star selection). $50,000 for TSN All Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M for MVP ($90,000 for 2nd in vote, $80,000 for 3rd, $70,000 for 4th, $60,000 for 5th)
  • agent: Scott Boras (previously Jaime Torres)
  • ML service: 2.123

Paul Konerko 1b-dh
1 year/$2.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/4/13
    • $1M deferred until 2021
  • 3 years/$37.5M (2011-13)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/8/10
    • 11:$12M, 12:$12M, 13:$13.5M
    • $7M of 2013 salary deferred, paid in $1M installments 2014-20
  • 5 years/$60M (2006-10)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/05
    • 06-10: $12M annually
    • limited no-trade clause barring deals to 6 clubs without his permission (may not be traded without permission after April 30, 2008, under right as 10-and-5 player)
  • 3 years/$23M (2003-05)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 11/02
    • 03:$6.25M, 04:$8M, 05:$8.75M
    • $75,000 bonus for winning ALCS MVP award
    • 2003-04 salaries increase by $0.5M each if traded
  • 2 years/$6.1M (2001-02)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox
    • 01:$2.3M, 02:$3.8M
  • 1 year/$0.305M (2000) (White Sox)
  • 1 year/$0.215M (1999) (White Sox)
  • 1 year/$0.17M (1998) (LA Dodgers)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 7/4/98
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Cincinnati 11/11/98
  • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 9/97
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 1994 (1-13) (Chaparral HS, Scottsdale, Ari.)
  • agent: Craig Landis
  • ML service: 15.141

Tyler Flowers c
1 year/$0.95M (2014)

  • 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 2005 (33-1,007) (Chipola JC, Fla.) (draft and follow)
  • ML service: 2.148

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, 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: 1.133

Nate Jones rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2014)

  • 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: 2.000

Hector Noesi rhp
1 year/$0.5124M (2014)

  • 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: 2.006

Conor Gillaspie 3b
1 year/$0.512M (2014)

  • 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: 1.069

Eric Surkamp lhp 
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 1.123

Adam Eaton cf
1 year/$0.511M (2014)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 1.030

Avisail Garcia rf
1 year.$0.51M (2014)

  • 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: 0.167

Maikel Cleto rhp
1 year/$0.501M (2014)

  • 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: 0.069

Chris Bassitt rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/30/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (16-501) (Akron)
  • ML service: 0.000

Scott Carroll rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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
  • 2012
    • released by Cincinnati 7/9/12
    • signed by White Sox as a free agent 7/12/12 (minor-league deal)
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2007 (3-104) (Missouri State)
  • $0.31M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jordan Danks of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 6/7/12
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2008 (7-210) (University of Texas)
  • $0.525M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.064

Matt Davidson 3b
1 year (2014)

  • 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 (2014)

  • 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/$0.5055M (2014)

  • 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: 0.116

Javy Guerra rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 1.168

Erik Johnson rhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 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: 0.027

Jared Mitchell of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 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

Adrian Nieto c
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 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: 0.000

Jake Petricka rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 0.044

Josh Phegley c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 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 (1s-38) (Indiana)
  • $858,600 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.087

Zach Putnam rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 0.142

Andre Rienzo lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 11/06 as a free agent from Brazil
  • ML service: 0.062

Carlos Sanchez 2b
1 year (2014)

  • 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:

Marcus Semien inf
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 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 (6-201) (Cal)
  • $0.13M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.027

Scott Snodgress lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/31/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (5-171) (Stanford)
  • $0.1413M signing bonus
  • agent: Full Circle Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Taylor Thompson rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/20/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (44-1,333) (Auburn)
  • ML service: 0.000

Trayce Thompson of
1 year (2014)

  • 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/$0.5M (2014)

  • 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: 0.027

Andy Wilkins 1b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/31/14
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2010 (5-158) (Arkansas)
  • $0.195M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor-league contracts 

Tim Anderson ss
2014

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

Chris Beck rhp
2014

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2012 (2-76) (Georgia Southern)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Myles Shoda
  • ML service:

Mitchell Boggs rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.1M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/7/14
    • released by Chicago White Sox 3/23/14 (due 45 days’ salary, or $270,492) 
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/1/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses 
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from St. Louis 7/9/13 
    • non-tendered by Colorado 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.506M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year/$0.431M (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 6/6/08
  • drafted by St. Louis 2005 (5-170) (Georgia)
  • $0.17M signing bonus
  • agent: Career Sports & Entertainment
  • ML service: 4.034

Frank De Los Santos lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/2/12
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13 
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Tampa Bay 9/21/13
  • signed by Tampa Bay 2006 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Miguel Gonzalez c
2014

  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/3/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 9/30/13
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 6/08 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2012)

Tommy Hanson rhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/11/14 (split contract)
    • $2M salary on Opening Day roster
    • may earn additional $1.6M in performance bonuses 
    • released by Texas 3/26/14 (due 45 days’ pay, $122,951) 
    • signed by White Sox as a free agent 4/7/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$3.725M (2013)
    • signed by LA Angels 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Atlanta 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.4565M (2011)
    • renewed by Atlanta 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.435M (2010)
    • renewed by Atlanta 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 6/7/09
  • drafted by Atlanta 2005 (22-677) (Riverside CC, Calif.) (draft & follow)
  • $0.325M signing bonus
  • agent: The Legacy Agency (previously Scott Boras)
  • ML service: 4.097

Courtney Hawkins of
2014

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

Gorkys Hernandez of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by KC as a free agent 11/18/13 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Kansas City 4/10/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/13
    • DFA by Miami 3/31/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/13 
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Miami 7/23/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 6/3/09 (McLouth deal)
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Detroit 10/29/07 (Renteria deal)
  • signed 2005 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 0.111

Micah Johnson 2b
2014

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

Jacob May of
2014

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

Daniel McCutchen rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/20/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 4/1/14 
    • DFA by Texas 4/14/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/16/14 
    • signed by White Sox as a free agent 6/26/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 10/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4015M (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 8/31/09
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/08
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (13-404) (Oklahoma)
  • agent: Sosnick-Cobbe
  • ML service: 2.010

Nestor Molina rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 8/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Toronto 12/6/11
  • signed 2009 by Toronto as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Brian Omogrosso rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/14/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/3/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by White Sox 6/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/6/10
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2006 (6-195) (Indiana State)
  • $0.105M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.022

Mauricio Robles lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 11/24/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
    • claimed off waivers by Philadelphia 12/14/12 after being DFA by Seattle 12/8/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/19/10
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Detroit 7/31/09 (Washburn deal)
  • signed by Detroit 2006 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 0.102

Carlos Rodon lhp
2014

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

Henry Rodriguez rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/15/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 5/11/14 
    • DFA by Miami 5/14/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/17/14 
    • signed by White Sox as a free agent 6/14/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 6/12/13 after being DFA by Washington 6/4/13 
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/14/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/19/13
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 12/16/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/26/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/07
  • signed by Oakland 7/03 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Peter Greenberg
  • ML service: 3.051

Tyler Saladino ss
2014

  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2010 (7-218) (Oral Roberts)
  • $0.115M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Nolan Sanburn rhp
2014

  • 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:

Michael Taylor of
1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • DFA by Oakland 3/29/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/14 
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Oakland 6/14/14
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/2/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/24/14
  • 1 year (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
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 12/16/09
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 12/16/09
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2007 (5-173) (Stanford)
  • $0.131M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen)
  • ML service: 0.059

Matt Tuiasosopo 3b
1 year/$0.5385M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5385M (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Arizona 3/20/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 3/28/14 
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Toronto 6/12/14
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2013)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/28/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 3/31/13 
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers from Detroit 11/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/26/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
    • released by Seattle 9/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/21/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 9/2/08
  • drafted by Seattle 2004 (3-93) (Woodinville HS, Wash.)
  • $2.29M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.079

Donald Veal lhp
1 year/$0.516M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.516M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 4/17/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/19/14
  • 1 year/$0.4975M (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
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • selected by Pittsburgh from Chicago Cubs in Rule 5 draft 12/11/08
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/09
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2005 (2-68) (Pima CC, Ari.)
  • $0.53M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.000

Chien-Ming Wang rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/19/13 (minor-league deal)
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 5/31/14 or 6/30/14 
    • released by Cincinnati 7/13/14
    • signed by White Sox as a free agent 7/16/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/23/13 (minor-league deal)
    • released by NY Yankees 6/6/13
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 6/7/13 (minor-league contract, $90,000 in minors)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/11/13 
    • DFA by Toronto 7/3/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/5/13 
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/24/13 
    • DFA by Toronto 8/26/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/27/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$4M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/3/11
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 12/16/10
    • $4M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$2M (2010)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/19/10
    • $3M in performance bonuses
    • non-tendered by Washington 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$5M (2009)
    • re-signed 12/22/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/12/09
  • 1 year/$4M (2008)
    • re-signed 2/15/08 (lost in arbitration, $4.6M-$4M)
  • 1 year/$489,500 (2007)
    • renewed 3/07 after choosing not to re-sign for $514,050
  • 1 year/$353,175 (2006)
  • signed 2000 as undrafted free agent from Taiwan
  • $1.9M signing bonus
  • agent: Alan Nero
  • ML service: 8.016

 

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