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 $118,619,378 $ ( )
2014 $ 90,062,659 $ 92,472,106 (22)
2013 $118,914,500 $116,740,909 (12)
2012 $ 97,669,500 $101,763,212 (12)
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, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

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
2 years (2015-16) 

  • 2 years (2015-16)
    • 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: Relativity Baseball (left Praver Shapiro 5/15)
  • 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

Matt Albers rhp
1 year/$1.5M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/13/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/5/15
  • 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

Geovany Soto c
1 year/$1.5M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/22/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/5/15
  • 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

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

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

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

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

Micah Johnson 2b
1 year/$0.5075M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/5/15
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2012 (9-291) (Indiana)
  • $0.1276M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Chris Beck rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/9/15
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2012 (2-76) (Georgia Southern)
  • $0.6M signing bonus ($0.67M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

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

Scott Carroll rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/22/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/27/15
  • 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

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

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

Junior Guerra rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 10/28/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 6/7/15
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 10/17/07 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Mets 6/19/09
  • released by Atlanta 3/31/07
  • signed by Atlanta 10/01 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

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

Carlos Rodon lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/20/15
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2014 (1-3) (NC State)
  • $6.582M signing bonus ($5.7215M slot)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 0.000

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:

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

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

  • 1 year/$0.512M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 4/3/15
  • 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

Tyler Colvin of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/5/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Miami 4/3/15
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 5/3/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by San Francisco 2/22/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may opt out 3/31/14 or 6/1/14 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by San Francisco 5/10/14
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/1/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/14
    • refused assignment by San Francisco 10/4/14
  • 1 year/$2.275M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 9/4/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/8/11
    • signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 9/21/09
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2006 (1-13) (Clemson)
  • $1.475M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.085

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

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
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 4/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/22/15
  • 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

Raul Fernandez rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 5/17/15
  • 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

Onelki Garcia lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 4/3/15
  • 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

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

  • 1 year/$0.9375M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/6/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/10/15
  • 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

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:

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

Matt Lindstrom rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 2/17/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • released by LA Angels 3/28/15
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/2/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 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: 8.000

Jacob May of
2015

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

Trey Michalczewski 3b
2015

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

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

  • 1 year/$1.95M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 6/18/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/26/15
  • 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

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

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:

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

Matt Tuiasosopo of-3b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 4/1/15
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/3/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 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