Cleveland Indians

Service time in years & days (through 2014 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 $825M in March, 2015.
Bloomberg valued the franchise at $575M in October, 2013.

INDIANS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2015 $ 87,997,101 $ ( )
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.

Mark Shapiro President
2013 -

  • 5 years (2008-12)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 3/07 (deal now runs through 2013)
    • selected as President (effective after 2010 season) 2/18/10
  • 2 years (2006-07)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 12/04
  • 4 years (2002-05)
    • promoted to GM by Cleveland 11/01, replacing John Hart

Chris Antonetti Executive VP, General Manager
2013 -

  • 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
  • Assistant GM Mike Chernoff
  • VP, Scouting Operations John Mirabelli
  • VP, Player Personnel Ross Atkins
  • 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)

Nick Swisher 1b-rf
4 years/$56M (2013-16), plus 2017 option

  • 4 years/$56M (2013-16), plus 2017 vesting option
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/23/12
    • 13:$11M, 14:$15M, 15:$15M, 16:$15M, 17:$14M vesting option
    • 2017 option guaranteed if Swisher has 550 plate appearances in 2016 and passes physical at the end of the 2016 season
  • 5 years/$26.75M (2007-11), plus 2012 club option
    • signed extension with Oakland 5/11/07, replacing 1 year/$0.4M deal for 2007 signed 3/07
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 07:$0.7M, 08:$3.5M, 09:$5.3M, 10:$6.75M, 11:$9M,
      12:$10.25M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2012 option increases to $12M with top 5 in MVP vote any year 2007-11
    • limited no-trade clause 2011-12 (may block deals to 6 clubs)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Oakland 1/4/08
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from White Sox 11/18/08
    • NY Yankees exercised $10.25M club option 10/29/11
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2006)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.3165M (2005)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/3/04
  • drafted by Oakland 2002 (1-16) (Ohio State)
  • $1.78M signing bonus
  • agent: Dan Lozano (previously Joe Bick)
  • ML service: 10.031

Michael Bourn cf
4 years/$48M (2013-16), plus 2017 option

  • 4 years/$48M (2013-16), plus 2017 option
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/11/13
    • 13:$7M, 14:$13.5M, 15:$13.5M, 16:$14M, 17:$12M vesting option (option vests with 550 plate appearances in 2016)
  • 1 year/$6.845M (2012)
    • signed by Atlanta 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.4M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Houston 7/31/11
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $25,000 for Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$0.4345M (2009)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/10/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 11/7/07
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • split contract paying $60,000 in minors
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/05
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2003 (4-115) (University of Houston)
  • $0.299M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 8.028

Brandon Moss 1b
1 year/$6.5M (2015)

  • 1 year/$6.5M (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Oakland 12/8/14
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/1/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 6/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Philadelphia for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/17/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/17/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 3/29/10
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/8/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4145M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
    • acquired in trade from Boston 7/31/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/05
    • re-signed by Boston 2/06
  • drafted by Boston 2002 (8-238) (Loganville HS, Ga.)
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 4.160

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
  • ML service: 4.115

David Murphy rf
2 years/$12M (2014-15), plus 2016 option

  • 2 years/$12M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/21/13
    • 14:$5.5M, 15:$6M, 16:$7M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • price of 2016 club option may increase based on 2015 plate appearances ($0.25M each for 500, 525, 550, 575 PA. $0.5M for 600 PA)
    • assignment bonus: $0.1M if traded
  • 1 year/$5.775M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/21/13 (avoided arbitration, $6.5M-$5.05M)
  • 1 year/$3.625M (2012)
    • signed by Texas 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4 (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/6/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$427,670 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/10
  • 1 year/$414,820 (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.393M (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Boston 7/31/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/05
    • re-signed by Boston 2/06
  • drafted by Boston 2003 (1-17) (Baylor)
  • $1.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Moye Sports
  • ML service: 7.087

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: Joshua Kusnick
  • ML service: 4.131

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: 3.069

Gavin Floyd rhp
1 year/$4M (2015)

  • 1 year/$4M (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/16/14
    • may earn additional $6M in performance bonuses based on starts (beginning at 19 GS) and innings (beginning at 160 IP)
  • 1 year/$4M (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/16/13
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for each start between 21-28. $0.5M each for each starts between 30-33
    • roster bonuses: $0.175M each for 15 days on roster. $0.25M each for 30, 60 days
  • 4 years/$15.5M (2009-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/22/09, replacing 1 year/$0.52M deal signed 2/24/09
    • 09:$0.75M, 10:$2.75M, 11:$5M, 12:$7M, 13:$9.5M club option
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star start ($15,000 for All Star selection). $50,000 for TSN All Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, Cy Young or Rolaids ($90,000 for 2nd in vote, $80,000 for 3rd, $70,000 for 4th, $60,000 for 5th
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2006) (Philadelphia)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox 12/06 in trade from Philadelphia
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/05
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2001 (1-4) (Mount Saint Joseph HS, Baltimore)
  • $4.2M bonus
  • agent: Ron Shapiro
  • ML service: 8.045

Mike Aviles inf
2 years/$6M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option

  • 2 years/$6M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 2/7/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.4M-$2.4M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 13:$1.75M, 14:$3M, 15:$3.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for 550 plate appearances, $0.2M each for 600, 625 PA
    • Cleveland exercised 2015 option 10/31/14
    • placed on restricted list 5/15/15, reinstated 5/18/15
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2012)
    • signed by Boston 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Boston 10/20/12 
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 11/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.64M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Kansas City 7/30/11
  • 1 year/$0.429M (2010)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/26/10
  • 1 year/$0.4245M (2009)
    • renewed by Kansas City 3/3/09 ($157,300 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/29/08
  • drafted by Kansas City 2003 (7-192) (Concordia College, NY)
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • agent: The Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 6.091

Ryan Webb rhp
2 years/$4.5M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$4.5M (2014-15)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/13
    • 14:$1.75M, 15:$2.75M
    • DFA by Baltimore 8/1/14 (optional assignment)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 4/9/15 after being DFA by Baltimore 4/6/15 (Orioles pay 4 days of 2015 salary, or $60,109)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 4/12/15, released 4/13/15 (Dodgers pay $2,688,910 of 2015 salary)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 4/14/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/29/15
  • 1 year/$0.975M (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Miami 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • acquired by Florida in trade from San Diego 11/13/10
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/19/08
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 7/6/09
  • drafted 2004 (4-127) (Clearwater Central Catholic HS)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 5.011

Ryan Raburn lf-rf
2 years/$4.85M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option

  • 2 years/$4.85M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 8/7/13
    • 14:$2.25M, 15:$2.5M, 16:$3M club option ($0.1M buyout)
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/19/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • $0.75M in performance bonuses based on plate appearances 
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 3/31/13
  • 2 years/$3.4M (2011-12)
    • signed extension with Detroit 1/11/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$1.3M, 12:$2.1M
    • released by Detroit 11/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.438M (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/26/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 7/6/07
  • 1 year (2005)
    • signed by Detroit 1/05
    • sent outright to Triple-A 12/05
  • drafted by Detroit 2001 (5-147) (South Florida CC)
  • agent: Career Sports
  • ML service: 7.109

Marc Rzepczynski lhp
1 year/$2.4M (2015)

  • 1 year/$2.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 65 games
  • 1 year/$1.375M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/1/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.3M-$0.9M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 70, 75 appearances 
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 7/30/13
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year/$0.4296M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 7/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.404M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 7/7/09
  • drafted by Toronto 2007 (5-175) (UC-Riverside)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service: 4.132

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: Levinsons (ACES)
  • ML service: 3.147

Lonnie Chisenhall 3b
1 year/$2.25M (2015)

  • 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
  • ML service: 3.027

Trevor Bauer rhp
1 year/$1.94M (2015)

  • 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: 0.158

Bryan Shaw rhp
1 year/$1.55M (2015)

  • 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 2008 (2-73) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 6/08, $0.553M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.081

Josh Tomlin rhp
1 year/$1.5M (2015)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 4.033

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: 2.074

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: 2.083

Jeff Manship rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 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
  • ML service: 2.021

Cody Allen rhp
1 year/$0.5471M (2015)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 2.076

Zach McAllister rhp
1 year/$0.5204M (2015)

  • 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
  • ML service: 2.077

Danny Salazar rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.162

Austin Adams rhp
1 year/$0.5077M (2015)

  • 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: 0.040

Jesus Aguilar 1b
1 year/$0.5076M (2015)

  • 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: 0.044

Cody Anderson rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 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: 0.000

Shawn Armstrong rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 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: 0.000

Kyle Crockett lhp
1 year/$0.5109M (2015)

  • 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: 0.115

Erik Gonzalez 3b
1 year (2015)

  • 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

Nick Hagadone lhp
1 year/$0.5171M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5171M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • 1 year/$0.4921M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/19/10
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Boston 7/31/09
  • drafted by Boston 2007 (1s-52) (Washington)
  • signed 7/5/07, $0.5715M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Joe Urbon)
  • ML service: 2.056

Tyler Holt of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/6/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2010 (10-300) (Florida State)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.056

T.J. House lhp
1 year/$0.5119M (2015)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.104

C.C. Lee rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5154M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • signed by Cleveland 2008 as an amateur free agent from Taiwan
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.136

Francisco Lindor ss
1 year (2015)

  • 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 LLC
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan Merritt lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 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

Carlos Moncrief rf
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (14-441) (Chipola JC, Fla.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Toru Murata rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 6/28/15
  • signed by Cleveland 12/15/10 as a free agent from Japan
  • ML service: 0.000

Roberto Perez c
1 year/$0.5086M (2015)

  • 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.)
  • ML service: 0.083

Jose Ramirez 2b-ss
1 year/$0.5113M (2015)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.115

Geovanny Urshela 3b
1 year (2015)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.000

Zach Walters ss
1 year/$0.5096M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5096M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Washington 7/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/3/13
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Arizona 7/30/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2010 (9-271) (University of San Diego)
  • $97,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.128

Tony Wolters 2b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2010 (3-87) (Rancho Buena Vista HS, Vista, Calif.)
  • $1.35M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor leagues

Bobby Bradley of
2015

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

Jhoulys Chacin rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year/$5.5M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Colorado 3/22/15 (due 45 days’ pay, $1,352,459)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 4/13/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 2 years/$6.5M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/26/13 (avoided arbitration, $2.6M-$1.7M)
    • 13:$1.65M, 14:$4.85M
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 7/24/09
  • signed by Colorado 2004 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Kinzer Management Group
  • ML service: 5.012

Clint Frazier of
2015

  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (1-5) (Loganville HS, Ga.)
  • signed 6/14/13, $3.5M signing bonus ($3.787M slot)
  • ML service:

Brett Hayes c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/14/15
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/24/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/26/15
  • 1 year/$0.63M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/10/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $20,000 in performance bonuses 
    • DFA by Kansas City 7/28/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2013)
    • signed by Kansas City 11/20/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 3/29/13 
    • contract selected by Kansas City 8/4/13 
    • DFA by Kansas City 8/11/13 
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from Miami 11/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/26/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Florida 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Florida 3/09
  • drafted 2005 (2s-79) (Nevada)
  • $0.45M signing bonus
  • agent: TWC Sports
  • ML service: 3.145

Shaun Marcum rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/12/15
    • DFA by Cleveland 4/14/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/15/15
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/20/15
    • DFA by Cleveland 6/18/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/20/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/16/13
    • salary of $4M in majors
    • may earn additional $3M in bonuses
  • 1 year/$4M (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/13
    • performance bonuses: $0.250M each for 120, 140, 160, 170 innings. $0.375M each for 180, 190 IP. $0.5M for 200 IP
    • roster bonuses: $0.375M each for 90, 120 days on active roster without right arm injury. $0.5M each for 150, 170 days
    • released by NY Mets 7/23/13
  • 1 year/$7.725M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/3/12 (avoided arbitration, $8.7M-$6.75M)
  • 1 year/$3.95M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/9/11 (avoided arbitration, $5M-$3M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 190, 200 innings
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Toronto 12/6/10
  • 1 year/$0.4052M (2009)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/25/09
  • 1 year/$0.4025M (2008)
  • 1 year/$0.3861M (2007)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/07
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 9/05
  • drafted by Toronto 2003 (3-80) (Southwest Missouri State)
  • $0.449M signing bonus
  • agent: Rex Gary
  • ML service: 7.128

Carlos Marmol rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 5/8/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2014)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 2/6/14
    • DFA by Miami 5/11/14, released 5/19/14
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 5/28/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 11/7/14
  • 3 years/$20M (2011-13)
    • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 2/14/11 (avoided arbitration, $5.65M-$4.1M)
    • 11:$3.2M, 12:$7M, 13:$9.8M
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 7/2/13 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/25/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 7/4/13
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 7/23/13
  • 1 year/$2.125M (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/4/10 (avoided arbitration, $2.5M-$1.75M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 55, 60 games finished
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/25/09
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2008)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/05
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 1999 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Kinzer Management
  • ML service: 7.075 (through 2013)

Nick Maronde lhp
2015

  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 7/12/14 after being DFA by LA Angels 7/10/14
    • DFA by Cleveland 12/16/14, sent outright to Triple-A 12/23/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 9/1/12
  • drafted by LA Angels 2011 (3-104) (University of Florida)
  • $0.3096M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.088

Michael Martinez 2b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 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
  • ML service: 2.103

Francisco Mejia c
2015

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

Adam Moore c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/7/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 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: Turner Gary Sports
  • ML service: 2.065

Taylor Naquin of
2015

  • drafted by Cleveland 2012 (1-15) (Texas A&M)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($2.25M slot)
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service:

Mike Papi of
2015

  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (1s-38) (Virginia)
  • $1.25M signing bonus ($1.4954M slot)
  • ML service:

Dorssys Paulino ss
2015

  • signed by Cleveland 2011 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.1M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Bryan Price rhp
2015

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
    • DFA by Cleveland 12/8/14, sent outright to Triple-A 12/18/14
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Boston 7/31/09
  • drafted by Boston 2009 (1s-45) (Rice)
  • $0.849M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.028

James Ramsey of
2015

  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 7/30/14
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (1-23) (Florida State)
  • $1.6M signing bonus ($1.775M slot)
  • agent: Career Sports
  • ML service:

Ronny Rodriguez ss-2b
2015

  • signed by Cleveland 2010 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.375M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Ryan Rohlinger inf
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/15/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 11/1/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/26/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/11
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers 6/2/11 after being DFA by San Francisco 5/26/11
    • DFA by Colorado 8/24/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/101
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 8/13/08
  • drafted by San Francisco 2006 (6-176) (Oklahoma)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.010

Michael Roth lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/7/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • DFA by LA Angels 4/27/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/1/14 
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/5/14
    • DFA by LA Angels 11/20/14, sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 4/13/13
  • drafted by LA Angels 2012 (9-297) (University of South Carolina)
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.086

Jerry Sands of-1b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/10/15
    • DFA by Cleveland 4/29/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/3/15
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/28/15
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/31/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 1/7/14, sent outright to Triple-A 1/9/14
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 6/1/14
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 11/3/14, sent outright to Triple-A 11/7/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 12/23/13 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 12/13/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 10/4/12 (PTBN in 8/25/12 Adrian Gonzalez deal)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Boston 12/26/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 4/18/11
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2008 (25-757) (Catawba, N.C.)
  • $5,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.042

Justus Sheffield lhp
2015

  • drafted by Cleveland 2014 (1-31) (Tullahoma HS, Tenn.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus ($1.733M slot)
  • ML service:

Anthony Swarzak rhp
1 year/$0.95M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.95M (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/15/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.9M in performance bonuses)
    • may earn additional $0.35M in performance bonuses
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/9/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/14/15
  • 1 year/$0.935M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 11/25/14
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year/$0.4875M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/19/08
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • drafted by Minnesota 2004 (2-61) (Nova HS, Ft. Lauderdale)
  • $0.575M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 4.038

Bradley Zimmer of
2015

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