Cleveland Indians

Service time in years & days (through 2013 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 $570M in March, 2014.
Bloomberg valued the franchise at $575M in October, 2013.

  • Opening Day payrolls
    (Major League contracts plus pro-rated signing bonuses)
    :

    • 2014: $ 84,445,900
    • 2013: $ 80,605,733
    • 2012: $ 65,430,300
    • 2011: $ 49,426,567
    • 2010: $ 61,453,967
    • 2009: $ 81,579,166
    • 2008: $ 78,970,066
    • 2007: $ 61,673,267
    • 2006: $ 56,031,500
    • 2005: $ 41,502,500
    • 2004: $ 34,319,300
    • 2003: $ 48,584,834
    • 2002: $ 78,909,499
    • 2001: $ 93,360,000
    • 2000: $ 76,500,000

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 Development Ross Atkins
  • Director, Player Personnel Steve Lubratich
  • Director, Amateur Scouting Brad Grant

Terry Francona Manager
4 years (2013-16)

  • 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: 9.031

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: 7.028

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: 6.087

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: 3.115

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
  • 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: 5.091

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 (PTBN in 7/08 Sabathia deal)
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2005 (7-205) (Ft. Pierce Central HS, Fla.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Joshua Kusnick
  • ML service: 3.131

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 deal)
    • 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: 6.109

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: 2.069

Marc Rzepczynski lhp
1 year/$1.375M (2014)

  • 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: 3.132

Trevor Bauer rhp
4 years/$4.45M (2011-14)

  • 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: 0.025

Jason Giambi 1b-dh
1 year/$1M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as free agent 10/31/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/9/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
    • performance bonuses 
    • may request release 3/26/13 if not on Major League roster
    • $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors
    • may opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 3/25/13 
  • 1 year/$1M (2011), plus 2012 mutual option
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/17/11 (minor-league deal)
    • 11: $1M salary in majors, 12: $1M mutual option
    • contract purchased by Colorado 3/31/11
    • both sides exercised 2012 option 10/30/11
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/25/10
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2009), plus 2010 club option
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/7/09
    • 09:$4M, 10:$6.5M club option ($1.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 525, 550 PAs
    • award bonuses
    • limited no-trade protection
    • released by Oakland 8/7/09
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 8/23/09 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/1/09
  • 7 years/$120M (2002-08), plus 2009 club option
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/01
    • $17M signing bonus (paid over 6 years)
    • 02:$8M, 03:$9M, 04:$10M, 05:$11M, 06:$18M, 07:$21M, 08:$22M club option ($5M buyout)
    • full no-trade clause
    • Yankees declined 2009 option 10/08
  • 3 years/$9.3M (1999-2001)
    • signed extension with Oakland
    • $17M signing bonus (paid over 6 years)
    • 99:$2.2M, 00:$3.1M, 01:$4M
  • 1 year/$0.315M (1998)
  • 1 year/$0.205M (1997)
  • 1 year/$0.12M (1996)
  • drafted by Oakland 1992 (2-58) (Long Beach State)
  • agent: Arn Tellem
  • ML service: 18.082

Scott Atchison rhp
1 year/$0.8M (2014)

1 year/$1M (2015), plus 2016 option

  • 1 year/$1M (2015), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 8/19/14
    • 15: $0.9M, 16: $1M club option ($0.1M buyout)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.8M in majors
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/30/14
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/29/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.7M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.15M in performance bonuses
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 3/29/13 
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2012)
    • DFA by Boston 1/26/12
    • contract purchased by Boston 4/4/12
    • non-tendered by Boston 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.454M (2011), plus 2012 club option
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
    • DFA by Boston 5/6/11, 8/27/11 (optional assignments)
    • Boston declined 2012 option 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2010)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/7/09
    • 10:$0.42M, 11: club option at ML minimum plus $40,000 ($10,000 buyout), 12: club option at ML minimum plus $0.2M
    • DFA by Boston 5/25/10
    • Boston exercised 2011 option 11/4/10
  • drafted by Seattle 1998 (49-1,423) (TCU)
  • ML service: 4.168

Bryan Shaw rhp
1 year/$0.5295M (2014)

  • 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: 2.081

Cody Allen rhp
1 year/$0.5154M (2014)

  • 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: 1.076

J.B. Shuck lf
1 year/$0.515M (2014)

  • 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
  • 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: 1.055

Corey Kluber rhp
1 year/$0.514M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.514M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/4/14
  • 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
  • ML service: 1.074

Yan Gomes c
6 years/$23M (2014-19)

  • 6 years/$23M (2014-19)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 3/14, replacing 1 year/$0.513M contract signed 3/10/14
  • 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
  • ML service: 1.083

Lonnie Chisenhall 3b
1 year/$0.5108M (2014)

  • 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: 2.027

Chris Gimenez c
1 year/$0.51M (2014)

  • 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
  • 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: 2.146

Carlos Carrasco rhp
1 year/$0.5047M (2014)

  • 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 (Cliff Lee deal)
  • signed by Philadelphia 2003 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.147

Zach McAllister rhp
1 year/$0.5045M (2014)

  • 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: 1.124

Danny Salazar rhp
1 year/$0.5015M (2014)

  • 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: 0.055

Nick Maronde lhp
1 year/$0.501M (2014)

  • 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
  • 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: 0.058

Austin Adams rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 0.000

Jesus Aguilar 1b
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 0.000

Scott Barnes lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • 1 year/$0.4936M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Francisco 7/27/09
  • drafted by San Francisco 2008 (8-237) (St. John’s)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.112

Kyle Crockett lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/16/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2013 (4-111) (Virginia)
  • $0.4636M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Erik Gonzalez 3b
1 year (2014)

  • 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 (2014)

  • 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 (V. Martinez deal)
  • drafted by Boston 2007 (1s-52) (Washington)
  • signed 7/5/07, $0.5715M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Joe Urbon)
  • ML service: 1.127

Tyler Holt of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/6/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2010 (10-300) (Florida State)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

T.J. House lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 0.003

C.C. Lee rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 0.038

Carlos Moncrief rf
1 year (2014)

  • 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

Roberto Perezc
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/8/14
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (33-1,011) (Lake City CC, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Bryan Price rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Boston 7/31/09 (V. Martinez deal)
  • drafted by Boston 2009 (1s-45) (Rice)
  • $0.849M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jose Ramirez 2b-ss
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 0.029

Justin Sellers 2b-3b
1 year/$0.504M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.504M (2014)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 3/2/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 2/22/14
    • re-signed 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.494M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 8/12/11
  • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago Cubs 4/2/09
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 2/2/09
  • drafted by Oakland 2005 (6-191) (Marina HS, Huntington Beach, Calif.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.089

Josh Tomlin rhp
1 year/$0.8M (2014)

  • 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: 3.069

Zach Walters ss
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 0.027

Minor leagues

Cody Anderson rhp
2014

  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (14-428) (Feather River JC, Calif.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Matt Capps rhp
1
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as free agent 10/17/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/31/13 (minor-league deal)
    • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make ML
    • $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors
    • may opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Cleveland 3/25/13 
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/26/13 (minor-league deal) 
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2012), plus 2013 option
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/6/11
    • 12:$4.5M, 13:$6M option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on games finished
    • Minnesota declined 2013 option 10/24/12
  • 1 year/$7.15M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2010)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/24/09
    • $0.425M in performance bonuses for games finished
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Washington 7/28/10 (Nationals pay Twins $0.5M as part of the deal)
  • 2 years/$3.05M (2008-09)
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 4/3/08, replacing 1 year/$0.4355M deal for 2008 signed 3/10/08
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 08:$0.5M, 09:$2.3M
    • 2009 performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 50, 55, 60 GF
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/12/09
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/05
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2002 (7-193) (Alexander HS, Douglasville, Ga.)
  • agent: Paul Kinzer
  • ML service: 7.017

Luke Carlin c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/24/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/13/12 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 5/26/12
    • DFA by Cleveland 6/12/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as free agent 11/29/10 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/12/10 (minor-league deal)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Pittsburgh 8/10/10
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 9/23/10
    • refused outright assignment by Cleveland 10/31/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent for 2009 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 6/23/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 12/4/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by San Diego for 2008 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 5/9/08
    • sent outright to Triple-A 10/6/08
  • drafted 2002 (10-290) (Northeastern)
  • ML service: 1.037

Matt Carson of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/19/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 8/28/13 
    • non-tendered by Cleveland 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/23/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 8/17/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/24/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Oakland 11/2/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 4/22/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/1/08 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/18/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/30/09
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2002 (5-156) (BYU)
  • ML service: 1.020

Tyler Cloyd rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Philadelphia 10/2/13 
    • DFA by Cleveland 11/25/13, non-tendered 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 8/29/12
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2008 (18-556) (Bellevue, Neb.)
  • ML service: 0.094

David Cooper 1b
1 year (2014)

  • 2014
    • re-signed by Cleveland 12/9/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 3/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 3/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • released by Toronto 3/13/13
    • signed by Cleveland 8/13/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 4/29/11
  • drafted by Toronto 2008 (1-17) (Cal)
  • signed 6/08, $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 0.136

Clint Frazier of
2014

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

Frank Herrmann rhp
1 year/$0.56M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.56M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 12/3/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Cleveland 3/30/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/8/14
  • 1 year/$0.4955M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • 1 year/$0.4198M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 6/4/10
  • signed 2005 as an amateur free agent (Harvard)
  • ML service: 2.147

Elliot Johnson 2b-ss
1 year/$0.93M (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/27/14 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $0.93M in majors
    • performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/22/14 
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/3/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/8/14
  • 1 year/$0.5205M (2013)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade 2/12/13 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 2/5/13 (player to be named in 12/9/12 Shields/Myers trade)
    • signed by Kansas City 2/20/13 
    • DFA by Kansas City 8/15/13, released 8/19/13 
    • claimed by Atlanta off release waivers 8/21/13 
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4861M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4149M (2011)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/3/10
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 4/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.4012M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/06
  • signed by Tampa Bay 2002 as amateur free agent (Thatcher HS, Ariz.)
  • ML service: 3.028

Bryan LaHair of-1b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/5/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 2 years/$4.5M (2013-14)
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 11/20/12, contract sold to Fukuoka for $0.95M
    • signed by Fukuoka Softbank Hawks of Japan 11/20/12
    • released by Fukuoka 1/14
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 9/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed as a free agent by Chicago Cubs 1/9/10 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/09 ($155,886 in minors)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/29/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/06
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/07
  • drafted by Seattle 2002 (39-1,180) (St. Petersburg College)
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 1.100

Francisco Lindor ss
2014

  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (1-8) (Montverde Academy)
  • $2.9M signing bonus (club record for a position player)
  • agent: Sportsmeter LLC
  • ML service:

Mark Lowe rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/16/13 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Tampa Bay 3/25/14 
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/31/14 (minor-league deal) 
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/22/14 
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/8/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/8/13 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.6M in performance bonuses
    • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make ML roster
    • $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors
    • may opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster
    • released by LA Dodgers 3/24/13 
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 3/27/13 (minor-league deal) 
    • contract selected by LA Angels 3/30/13
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/29/13 
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/12/13 (minor-league deal) 
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 11/29/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 55, 60, 65 games. $25,000 for 20 games finished
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Seattle 7/9/10 (Cliff Lee deal)
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 7/06
  • drafted by Seattle 2004 (5-153) (Texas-Arlington)
  • $0.17M signing bonus
  • agent: Jeff Frye
  • ML service: 6.155

Shaun Marcum rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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 injury to right arm. $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 pitched
  • 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

Taylor Naquin of
2014

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

Mike Papi of
2014

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

Dorssys Paulino ss
2014

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

J.C. Ramirez rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/1/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • DFA by Philadelphia 1/29/13, sent outright to Triple-A 2/1/13
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/22/13 
    • DFA by Philadelphia 8/2/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/4/13 
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/25/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/16/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/09
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Seattle 12/16/09
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/10
  • signed by Seattle 2005 as amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • ML service: 0.080

James Ramsey of
2014

  • 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
2014

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

Ryan Rohlinger inf
1 year (2014)

  • 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 deal)
  • 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

Justus Sheffield lhp
2014

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

Bradley Zimmer of
2014

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

 

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