Cleveland Indians

Service time in years & days (through 2015 season).

Lawrence Dolan bought the Indians for $323M in 2000. Chairman
& CEO Paul Dolan was selected as club control person 1/10/13.

Forbes magazine valued the club at $800M in March, 2016.

INDIANS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2016 $ 96,304,400 $ ( )
2015 $ 87,997,101 $ 86,962,179 (25)
2014 $ 85,416,235 $ 83,697,546 (26)
2013 $ 80,605,733 $ 88,964,754 (21)
2012 $ 65,430,300 $ 69,172,878 (25)
2011 $ 49,426,567 $ 53,533,393 (26)
2010 $ 61,453,967 $ 60,500,460 (27)
2009 $ 81,579,166 $ 77,192,253 (21)
2008 $ 78,970,066 $ 78,663,582 (20)
2007 $ 61,673,267 $ 71,887,236 (22)
2006 $ 56,031,500 $ 52,414,602 (26)
2005 $ 41,502,500 $ 40,684,100 (26)
2004 $ 34,319,300 $ 42,642,627 (26)
2003 $ 48,584,834 $ 58,108,824 (24)
2002 $ 78,909,499 $ 74,888,365 (12)
2001 $ 93,360,000 $ 95,303,917 ( 4)
2000 $ 76,500,000 $ 78,388,987 ( 5)
  • 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.

Chris Antonetti President of Baseball Operations
2016 -

  • 2016 -
    • promoted to President of Baseball Operations by Cleveland 10/6/15
  • 2013 -
    • signed extension with Cleveland
  • 5 years (2008-12)
    • signed extension with Cleveland as VP, Baseball Operations 3/07 (deal extended beyond 2012)
    • selected as GM (effective after 2010 season) 2/18/10
  • former President Mark Shapiro
    • 5 years (2008-12)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 3/07
      • deal later extended through 2013
      • selected as President (effective after 2010 season) 2/18/10
      • to resign after 2015 season (hired as President & CEO, Toronto)
    • 2 years (2006-07)
      • signed extension with Cleveland as GM 12/04
    • 4 years (2002-05)
      • promoted to GM by Cleveland 11/01, replacing John Hart

Mike Chernoff General Manager
2016 -

  • 2016 -
    • promoted to General Manager by Cleveland 10/6/15
  • 2011-15
    • Assistant General Manager
  • Assistant GM Derek Falvey
  • VP, Scouting Operations John Mirabelli
  • Director, Amateur Scouting Brad Grant
  • Director, Player Development Carter Hawkins
  • Director, Pro Scouting Paul Gillespie

Terry Francona Manager
4 years (2013-16)

2 years (2017-18), plus 2019-20 club options

  • 2 years (2017-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 11/4/14
  • 4 years (2013-16)
    • hired as manager by Cleveland 10/8/12
    • Boston, 2004-11
      • 3 years/$12M (2009-11), plus 2012, 2013 options
        • signed extension with Boston 2/24/08
        • 09:$3.5M, 10:$3.75M, 11:$4M, 12:$4.25M club option, 13:$4.5M club option ($0.75M buyouts for each option)
        • Boston declined to exercise options after 2011 season
      • 2 years/$4.05M (2007-08)
        • signed extension with Boston 3/06
        • 07:$1.65M, 08:$1.75M
      • 3 years/$1.65M (2004-06)
        • hired by Boston 12/03, replacing Grady Little
        • 04:$0.5M, 05:$0.55M, 06:$0.6M
        • earned additional 2006 bonus of $0.65M
    • Philadelphia, 1997-2000
  • former manager Manny Acta
    • 3 years (2010-12), plus 2013 club option
      • hired by Cleveland 10/25/09, replacing Eric Wedge
      • Cleveland exercised 2013 option 9/29/11
      • fired by Cleveland 9/27/12 (replaced by Sandy Alomar Jr. on interim basis)

 

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

  • 2 years/$22M (2015-16), plus 2017 option
    • signed extension with Oakland 2/7/14
    • 15:$11M, 16:$11M, 17:$13M vesting option ($0.75M buyout)
    • 2017 option guaranteed with 1) 550 plate appearances in 2016, or 2) 1,100 PAs in 2015-16, or 3) 130 games played in 2016, or 4) 260 games played in 2015-16, including 110 games in 2016
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Oakland 8/31/16 with $2,673,497 remaining on contract ($1,923,497 in 2016 salary and $0.75M for 2017 buyout), with Athletics paying Indians $1,673,497 as part of the deal
  • 2 years/$14M (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/5/12
    • 12:$6M, 13:$7M, 14:$7.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • Oakland exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2010), plus 2011 club option
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/23/09
    • 10:$4.75M, 11:$5.75M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Oakland exercised 2011 option 11/3/10
  • 3 years/$15.5M (2007-09), plus 2010 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 4/06
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 07:$3.5M, 08:$4.75M, 09:$5.75M, 10:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Boston 11/19/08
    • Kansas City declined 2010 option 11/6/09
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2006)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Cleveland 1/06
    • signed by Boston 2/06 (avoided arbitration, $3.05M-$2.35M)
  • 1 year/$0.3649M (2005)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3194M (2004)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/04
  • 1 year (2003)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/03
  • 1 year (2002)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 8/02
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 8/02
  • drafted by St. Louis 1999 (7-222) (Pierce JC, Calif.)
  • agent: Steve Comte
  • ML service: 12.158

Andrew Miller lhp
4 years/$36M (2015-18)

  • 4 years/$36M (2015-18)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/5/14
    • 15-18:$9M annually
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/16 with $21,098,361 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1,903,125 (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 2/15/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.15M-$1.55M)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Boston 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.04M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/6/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 20, 25 starts
  • 1 year (2011), plus 2012 club option
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/16/10 (minor-league contract)
    • 11: split contract ($1.3M in majors), 12: club option
    • roster, performance bonuses
    • may opt out if not on Major League roster by specified date
    • $3M option for 2012 guaranteed if Boston designates Miller for assignment and another club claims him off waivers
    • contract purchased by Boston 6/19/11
    • Boston declined 2012 option 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$1,790,219 (2010)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/10
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Florida 11/12/10
    • non-tendered by Boston 12/2/10
  • 4 years/$5.4M (2006-09)
    • signed Major League contract with Detroit 8/06
    • $3.55M signing bonus
    • on Major League roster: 08:$1.325M, 09:$1.575M
    • escalators may bring total package to $7.5M, depending on when Miller makes 25-man roster
    • contract guarantees September call-up in 2006
    • Miller may opt out of contract early & go to arbitration
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Detroit 12/4/07
  • drafted by Detroit 2006 (1-6) (North Carolina)
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2003 (3-68) (did not sign)
  • agents: Darek Braunecker, Frontline
  • ML service: 7.062

Carlos Santana dh-1b
5 years/$21.0019M (2012-16), plus 2017 option

  • 5 years/$21.0019M (2012-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/10/12, replacing 1-year deal signed 3/3/12
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 12:$0.5019M, 13:$0.55M, 14:$3.5M, 15:$6M, 16:$8.25M, 17:$12M club option ($1.2M buyout)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.4166M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Dodgers 7/26/08
  • signed 2004 by LA Dodgers as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 5.115

Michael Brantley lf
4 years/$25M (2014-17), plus 2018 option

  • 4 years/$25M (2014-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 2/10/14 (avoided arbitration, $3.8M-$2.7M)
    • $3.5M signing bonus
    • 14:$1.5M, 15:$5M, 16:$6.5M, 17:$7.5M, 18:$11M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2017 salary increases by $1M with 1-5 finish in 2014-16 MVP vote or by $0.5M with 6-10 finish in 2014-16 MVP vote
    • 2018 option increases by $1M with 1-5 finish in 2014-17 MVP vote or by $0.5M with 6-10 finish in 2014-17 MVP vote
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.5269M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year/$0.4953M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4218M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4008M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 9/1/09
  • acquired in trade from Milwaukee 10/08
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2005 (7-205) (Ft. Pierce Central HS, Fla.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 5.131

Mike Napoli 1b
1 year/$7M (2016)

  • 1 year/$7M (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/5/16
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 450, 500, 550, 600, 625, 645 plate appearances
  • 2 years/32M (2014-15)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/12/13
    • 14:$16M, 15:$16M
    • limited no-trade protection
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Boston 8/7/15 with $4,983,606 remaining on contract (Red Sox to pay about $3.5M, with Rangers responsible for the balance of about $1.5M)
  • 1 year/$5M (2013)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/17/13
    • may earn additional $8M in roster and performance bonuses:
      • full $8M with 165 days on active roster, or
      • $0.5M each for 30, 60, 90, 120 days on active roster and 300, 325, 350, 375 PAs. $1M each 400, 475, 550, 625 PAs
    • Boston made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$9.4M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/12 (avoided arbitration, $11.8M-$8.3M)
  • 1 year/$5.8M (2011)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from LA Angels 1/21/11
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Toronto 1/25/11 (Rangers paid Jays less than $1M cash in the deal)
    • signed by Texas 1/29/11 (avoided arbitration, $6.1M-$5.3M)
  • 1 year/$3.6M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/19/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All Star. $75,000 for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.15M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd or 3rd in vote, $50,000 for 4th or 5th)
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/05
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
  • drafted by Anaheim 2000 (17-500) (Flanagan HS, Pembroke Pines, Fla.)
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 9.151

Jason Kipnis 2b
6 years/$52.5M (2014-19), plus 2020 option

  • 6 years/$52.5M (2014-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/4/14, replacing 1-year, $554,900 deal signed 3/10/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$2M, 15:$4M, 16:$6M, 17:$9M, 18:$13.5M, 19:$14.5M, 20:$16.5M club option ($2.5M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.4821M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/22/11
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (2-63) (Arizona State)
  • $0.575M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 4.069

Rajai Davis lf
1 year/$5.25M (2016)

  • 1 year/$5.25M (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/16/15
    • may earn additional $1.225M in performance bonuses: $0.175M each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525, 550 plate appearances
  • 2 years/$10M (2014-15)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/10/13
    • 14:$5M, 15:$5M
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 10/31/12
  • 2 years/$5.75M (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$2.5M, 12:$2.75M, 13:$3M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Toronto declined 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses based on PAs
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Oakland 11/17/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09
  • 1 year/$0.3925M (2008)
    • DFA by San Francisco 4/19/08
    • claimed off waivers by Oakland 4/23/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/05 (split contract)
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2001 (38-1,134) (Connecticut-Avery Point JC)
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 8.167

Corey Kluber rhp
5 years/$38.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 5 years/$38.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 club options $0.601M (2015)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/5/15, replacing one-year deal for $0.601M signed 3/11/15
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 15:$1M, 16:$4.5M, 17:$7.5M, 18:$10.5M, 19:$13M, 20:$13.5M club option ($1M buyout), 21:$14M club option ($1M buyout)
    • value of options may increase up to $4M each based on finish in 2015-19 Cy Young votes
    • assignment bonus: $1M if traded
    • if traded in 2015-19, new club must exercise or decline both 2020 and 2021 options within 3 days after end of 2019 World Series
    • if traded in 2020, 2021 option converts to a vesting option guaranteed if Kluber has 160 innings pitched in 2020 and is not on the disabled list at the end of the 2020 season
  • 1 year/$0.514M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
    • award bonuses, including $10,000 for Cy Young
  • 1 year/$0.4918M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/31/10
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (7-134) (Stetson)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 3.074

Carlos Carrasco rhp
4 years/$22M (2015-18), plus 2019-20 options

  • 4 years/$22M (2015-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/6/15, expanding one-year contract for $2.3375M signed 1/15/15, avoiding arbitration
    • 15:$2.3375M, 16:$4.5M, 17:$6.5M, 18:$8M, 19:$9M club option ($0.6625M buyout), 20:$9.5M club option ($0.6625M buyout)
    • options may increase $4M each based on finishes in Cy Young vote
  • 1 year/$0.5047M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • renewed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/7/13 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.4885M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4158M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/18/08
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/23/09
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Philadelphia
  • signed by Philadelphia 2003 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 4.147

Cody Allen rhp
1 year/$4.15M (2016)

  • 1 year/$4.15M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5471M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.5154M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • 1 year/$0.4926M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/20/12
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (23-698) (Boone HS, Orlando)
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 3.076

Bryan Shaw rhp
1 year/$2.75M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.75M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5295M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.5017M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year/$0.483M (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/12
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Arizona 12/11/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 6/10/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (2-73) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 6/08, $0.553M signing bonus
  • agent: Rowley Sports
  • ML service: 4.081

Lonnie Chisenhall 3b
1 year/$2.725M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.725M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.5108M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.4929M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 6/27/11
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (1-29) (Pitt CC, N.C.)
  • signed 6/08, $1.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Turner Gary Sports
  • ML service: 3.158

Yan Gomes c
6 years/$23M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 6 years/$23M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 3/30/14, replacing 1-year, $0.513M deal signed 3/10/14
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 14:$0.55M, 15:$1M, 16:$2.5M, 17:$4.5M, 18:$5.95M, 19:$7M, 20:$9M club option ($1M buyout), 21:$11M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 5/17/12
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 11/3/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (10-310) (Tennessee / Barry University, Fla.)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports (previously Players Edge Sports Management)
  • ML service: 3.083

Josh Tomlin rhp
2 years/$5.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 option

  • 2 years/$5.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 1/261/16, adding to one-year, $2.25M deal signed 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • 16:$2.25M, 17:$2.5M, 18:$3M club option ($0.75M buyout
    • annual performance bonuses for 2017-18: $0.25M each for 20, 25 starts and 160, 180 innings. $0.5M each for 30 starts, 200 IP
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2014)
    • lost arbitration with Cleveland 2/15/14 ($0.975M-$0.8M)
  • 1 year/$0.5018M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year/$0.4945M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/27/10
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (19-581) (Texas Tech)
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 5.033

Trevor Bauer rhp
1 year/$1.6975M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.6975M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$1.94M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/16/15
  • 4 years/$4.45M (2011-14)
    • signed Major League contract 7/25/11
    • $3.4M signing bonus
    • 11:$50,000, 12:$333,333, 13:$333,333, 14:$333,334
    • salaries in majors: 11:$0.414M, 12:$0.6M, 13:$1.325M, 14:$1.575M
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Arizona 12/11/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2011 (1-3) (UCLA)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 1.158

Zach McAllister rhp
1 year/$1.3M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.3M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/8/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5204M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5045M (2014)
    • renewed by Cleveland 3/10/14
    • DFA by Cleveland 8/1/14 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.4964M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Yankees 8/22/10 (PTBN in 7/31/10 Austin Kearns deal)
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (3-104) (Illinois Valley Central HS, Chillicothe, Ill.)
  • $0.368M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.077

Brandon Guyer of
1 year/$1.185M (2016)

  • 1 year/$M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Tampa Bay 8/1/16 with $401,475 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$0.5158M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.5012M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/19/10
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (5-157) (Virginia)
  • $0.148M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 3.066

Marlon Byrd lf
1 year/$1M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/17/16 (minor-league contract with advanced consent clause and salary of $1M in majors)
    • may earn additional $2.5M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/3/16
    • placed on restricted list 6/1/16 (162-game suspension for second positive PED test)
  • 2 years/$16M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/12/13
    • 14:$8M, 15:$8M, 16:$8M club option
    • 2016 option guaranteed with 600 plate appearances in 2015 or 1,100 PAs in 2014-15, including 550 PAs in 2015
    • award bonuses
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to four clubs: Kansas City, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Toronto)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Philadelphia 12/31/14, with Phillies to pay $4M of 2015 salary
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Cincinnati 8/20/15
    • San Francisco declined 2016 option 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/1/13 (minor-league contract)
    • earned additional $0.1M in performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 3/29/13 
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 8/27/13
  • 3 years/$15M (2010-12)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/31/09
    • 10:$3M, 11:$5.5M, 12:$6.5M
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Chicago Cubs 4/21/12 (Red Sox pay pro-rated portion of $0.48M minimum salary, or about $435,165, with Cubs responsible for the rest of Byrd’s 2012 salary, or about $6,064,835)
    • DFA by Boston 6/9/12, released 6/12/12
  • 1 year/$3.06M (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/30/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$2.7M)
    • performance bonuses: may earn the greater of -
      • $25,000 each for 450, 500 PAs; $37,500 each for 525, 550 PAs; $25,000 each for 575, 600 PAs; OR
      • $25,000 each for 109, 115 starts; $37,500 each for 121, 127 starts; $25,000 each for 133, 139 starts
    • Byrd to make donation to club charity
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/16/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 600 PAs
    • Byrd to donate $25,000 to club charity
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2007)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/06 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.2M base salary, $0.55M in majors
    • performance bonuses: $20,000 each for 75, 85, 95, 105, 115 games. $25,000 each for 125, 135 games
    • DFA, sent outright to Triple-A 4/07
    • contract purchased 5/26/07
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2006)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A after being DFA 7/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/05
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Philadelphia 5/05
  • 1 year/$0.355M (2004)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • drafted by Philadelphia 1999 (10-306) (George Perimeter College)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 11.115

Chris Gimenez c
1 year/$0.975M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.975M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 5/4/16 after being DFA by Texas 5/3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/21/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Oakland 3/28/14
    • DFA by Texas 4/1/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/14 (refused assignment)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 4/9/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/20/14
    • DFA by Texas 8/7/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/10/14
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Texas 8/23/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Tampa Bay 12/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/14/11
    • DFA by Seattle 2/6/12, elected free agency 2/14/12
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 4/15/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/14/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 4/8/11
    • non-tendered by Seattle 12/12/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 2/24/10
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/10/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 10/29/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09
  • drafted by Cleveland 2004 (19-557) (University of Nevada)
  • ML service: 3.163

Michael Martinez 2b-of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/13/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/14/16
    • acquired by Boston in trade 7/8/16 after being DFA by Cleveland 7/2/16
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 8/4/16 after being DFA by Boston 8/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/4/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/10/15 (refused assignment 11/12/15)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/12/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 9/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/8/14
    • refused assignment by Pittsburgh 10/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 5/24/13
    • DFA by Philadelphia 6/22/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/24/13
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 7/24/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/3/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.4865M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/23/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • selected by Philadelphia from Washington in Rule 5 draft 12/9/10
    • signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • signed by Washington as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: California Sports Management
  • ML service: 2.134

Jeff Manship rhp
1 year/$0.76M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.76M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/24/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 6/18/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/2/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.535M in majors
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 3/29/14
    • DFA by Philadelphia 7/23/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/25/14
    • refused assignment by Philadelphia 10/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/17/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/8/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/16/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/24/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/12/09
  • drafted by Minnesota 2006 (14-426) (Notre Dame)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.130

Adam Moore c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/19/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/1/16
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/3/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/6/16
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/7/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/23/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/6/15 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Kansas City 3/25/14
    • contract selected by San Diego 9/2/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 11/3/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 5/26/13
    • released by Kansas City 8/8/13
    • re-signed by Kansas City 8/21/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4836M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
    • claimed off waivers by Kansas City 7/7/12 after being DFA by Seattle 7/1/12
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/20/12, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.4175M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 9/13/09
  • drafted by Seattle 2006 (6-171) (Texas-Arlington)
  • $0.14M signing bonus
  • agent: Frye McCann
  • ML service: 2.070

Francisco Lindor ss
1 year/$0.5403M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5403M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 6/14/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (1-8) (Montverde Academy)
  • $2.9M signing bonus (club record for a position player)
  • agent: SportsMeter 
  • ML service: 0.113

Danny Salazar rhp
1 year/$0.5362M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5362M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5015M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • signed by Cleveland 7/06 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 1.162

Dan Otero rhp
1 year/$0.52M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Oakland 11/3/15
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 12/18/15 after being DFA by Philadelphia 12/12/15
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from San Francisco 3/26/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 3/29/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 3/27/13
    • DFA by Oakland 4/5/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/7/13
    • contract selected by Oakland 6/14/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/19/11
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • drafted by San Francisco 2007 (21-644) (South Florida)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 2.124

Jose Ramirez 2b-ss
1 year/$0.5182M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5182M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5113M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/1/13
  • signed by Cleveland 11/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.074

Roberto Perez c
1 year/$0.5158M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5158M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5086M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/8/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (33-1,011) (Lake City CC, Fla.)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 1.083

Cody Anderson rhp
1 year/$0.5114M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5114M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (14-428) (Feather River JC, Calif.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.106

Tyler Naquin of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2012 (1-15) (Texas A&M)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($2.25M slot)
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Austin Adams rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5077M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (5-155) (Faulkner HS, Ala.)
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.002

Jesus Aguilar 1b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5076M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/6/14
  • signed by Cleveland 2007 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.060

Abraham Almonte of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • placed on restricted list 2/26/16 (positive PED test)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5103M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$0.5019M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Seattle 7/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 2/13/13
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/30/13
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/05 a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 1.052

Shawn Armstrong rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (18-548) (East Carolina)
  • $0.325M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.041

Dylan Baker rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2012 (5-173) (Western Nevada JC)
  • $0.2M signing bonus ($0.2356M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Mike Clevinger rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Angels 8/7/14
  • drafted by LA Angels 2011 (4-135) (Seminole State JC, Fla.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: BBI Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Joseph Colon rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/2/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (12-365) (Huertas JC, Puerto Rico)
  • ML service: 0.000

Kyle Crockett lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5109M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/16/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (4-111) (Virginia)
  • $0.4636M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.033

Perci Garner rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 8/31/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by Philadelphia 3/29/15
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 4/14/15 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2010 (2-77) (Ball State)
  • $0.4707M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Erik Gonzalez 3b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • signed by Cleveland 8/26/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan Merritt lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Clevealnd 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (16-488) (McLennan CC, Texas)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Shawn Morimando lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (19-578) (Ocean Lakes HS, Virginia Beach, Va.)
  • $0.35M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Adam Plutko rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 9/20/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (11-321) (UCLA)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Geovanny Urshela 3b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • signed by Cleveland 7/2/08 as a free agent from Colombia
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.118

Minor leagues

Brady Aiken lhp
2016

  • drafted by Cleveland 2015 (1-7) (IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.)
  • $2,513,280 signing bonus ($2.3936M slot)
  • ML service:

Will Benson of
2016

  • drafted by Cleveland 2016 (1-14) (The Westminster Schools, Atlanta)
  • $2.5M signing bonus ($2.9737M slot)
  • ML service:

Bobby Bradley of
2016

  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (3-97) (Harrison Central HS, Gulfport, Miss.)
  • $0.9125M signing bonus ($0.5396M slot)
  • ML service:

Joey Butler of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/31/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/3/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/3/15
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 12/7/15 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 12/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 3/27/14
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/9/14
    • released by St. Louis 5/23/14 (rights sold to Orix of Japan)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/5/13
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 10/3/13 after being DFA by Texas 9/30/13
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (15-453) (New Orleans)
  • agent: Frye McCann
  • ML service: 1.030

Collin Cowgill cf-rf
1 year/$1M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Angels 12/2/15
    • signed by Cleveland 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Cleveland 9/1/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.995M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.506M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$493,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 6/25/13 after being DFA by NY Mets 6/19/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Oakland 12/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 7/26/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/9/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (5-168) (Kentucky)
  • $0.155M signing bonus
  • agent: RMG Baseball
  • ML service: 3.151

T.J. House lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
    • DFA by Cleveland 9/20/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/27/16
  • 1 year/$0.5119M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (16-501) (Picayune Memorial HS, Miss.)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.104

Rob Kaminsky lhp
2016

  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 7/30/15
  • drafted by St. Louis 2013 (1-28) (St. Joseph Regional HS, Montvale, N.J.)
  • $1.7853M signing bonus (slot)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service:

Josh Martin rhp
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • selected by San Diego from Cleveland in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15
    • signed by San Diego 3/16
    • returned to Cleveland 4/12/16 after being DFA by San Diego 4/3/16
  • drafted by Cleveland 2012 (10-323) (Samford)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($0.125M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Triston McKenzie rhp
2016

  • drafted by Cleveland 2015 (1s-42) (Royal Palm Beach HS, Fla.)
  • $2.3025M signing bonus ($1.4684M slot)
  • ML service:

Francisco Mejia c
2016

  • signed by Cleveland as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic 7/2/12
  • ML service:

Tyler Olson lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 1/12/16 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 1/6/16
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers 6/14/16 after being DFA by NY Yankees 6/7/16
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 7/9/16 after being DFA by Kansas City 7/5/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 8/14/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Seattle 4/5/15
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 12/18/15 after being DFA by Seattle 12/16/15
  • drafted by Seattle 2013 (7-207) (Gonzaga)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($0.1838M slot)
  • agent: Jackson Management
  • ML service: 0.059

Guillermo Quiroz c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/12/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/14/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/13/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/1/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 11/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2013)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/22/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 3/31/13
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/8/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/11 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Seattle 9/3/12
    • contract purchased by Boston 9/4/12
    • DFA by Boston 10/4/12, sent outright to Triple-A 10/10/12 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/5/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 9/14/10
    • refused assignment by Seattle 11/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 5/26/09
    • DFA by Seattle 6/19/09
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.013 (through 2014)

Omir Santos c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/22/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/7/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/5/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/9/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 7/14/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 5/30/12
    • DFA by Detroit 6/6/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/12
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 6/13/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 4/19/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 10/31/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Mets 11/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by NY Mets for 2009 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Mets 4/18/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/07 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 9/5/08
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/20/08
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2001 (21-635) (East Central JC, Mo.)
  • agent: Praver-Shapiro
  • ML service: 1.091 (through 2014)

Craig Stammen rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster by 3/25/16
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Washington 12/2/15
  • 2 years/$2.25M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Washington 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • 13:$0.875M, 14:$1.375M
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/21/09
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (12-354) (Dayton)
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 5.160

Bradley Zimmer of
2016

  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (1-21) (San Francisco)
  • $1.9M signing bonus ($2.0081M slot)
  • ML service: