Kansas City Royals

Service time in years & days (through 2014 season).
 
David Glass purchased the Royals for $96M in 2000.
Forbes magazine valued the club at $490M in March, 2014.
Bloomberg valued the Royals at $540M in October, 2013.
 
    • Opening Day payrolls
      (Major League contracts plus pro-rated signing bonuses)
      :

      • 2014: $ 92,185,521
      • 2013: $ 81,871,725
      • 2012: $ 64,001,725
      • 2011: $ 38,176,000
      • 2010: $ 74,985,210
      • 2009: $ 70,519,333
      • 2008: $ 58,245,500
      • 2007: $ 67,166,500
      • 2006: $ 47,294,000
      • 2005: $ 36,881,000
      • 2004: $ 47,609,000
      • 2003: $ 40,518,000
      • 2002: $ 47,257,000
      • 2001: $ 35,422,500
      • 2000: $ 23,100,000

Dayton Moore Senior VP of Baseball Operations & GM
2 years (2015-16)

  • 2 years (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 11/29/13
  • 4 years (2011-14)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 8/31/09
  • 5 years/$5M (2006-10), plus 2011 option
    • hired by Kansas City 5/06, assuming control 6/06
    • annual salaries of about $1M
    • replaced Allard Baird, who was hired 6/17/00 & received two 2-year extensions (2003-04 & 2005-06) (Muzzy Jackson served as interim GM 5/31/06-6/8/06)
  • VP, Baseball Operations/Assistant GM Dean Taylor
  • Assistant GM/Scouting & Player Development J.J. Picollo
  • Assistant GM/International Operations Rene Francisco
  • Director, Scouting Lonnie Goldberg
  • Director, Player Development Scott Sharp

Ned Yost Manager
2 years (2014-15)

  • 2 years (2014-15)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 10/1/13
  • 2 years (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Kansas City 7/31/10
    • Kansas City exercised 2013 option 2/14/12
  • 1 year (2010)
    • hired by Kansas City as special assistant 1/13/10
    • selected as manager 5/13/10
    • Milwaukee, 2003-08
      • 2 years/$0.9M (2003-04), plus 2005-06 club options
        • hired 10/02, replacing Jerry Royster
        • 03:$0.45M, 04:$0.55M, 05:$0.6M club option
        • Milwaukee exercised 2005 option 12/03, added 2006 option
        • Milwaukee exercised 2006 option 8/05
      • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
        • signed extension 2/06
        • Milwaukee exercised 2009 option 2/8/08
        • fired by Milwaukee 9/15/08
  • former manager Trey Hillman
    • 3 years (2008-10)
    • hired by Kansas City 10/07, replacing Buddy Bell
    • fired by Kansas City 5/13/10
    • Manager, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters (2003-07)
    • Director of Player Development, Texas (2002)
    • Manager, NY Yankees’ minor-league system (1990-2001)

Alex Gordon lf
4 years/$37.5M (2012-15), plus 2016 option

  • 4 years/$37.5M (2012-15), plus 2016 player option
    • signed extension with Kansas City 3/30/12, replacing 1 year/$4.775M deal signed 2/9/12, avoiding arbitration, $5.45M-$4.15M
    • 12:$6M, 13:$9M, 14:$10M, 15:$12.5M, 16:$12.5M player option
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • salaries may increase based on awards, performance:
      • 2011-12 Gold Gloves, 2013 All Star increase 2014 salary to $10.75M, 2015 salary to $13.25M, 2016 option to $13.25M
      • 2013 Gold Glove, 2014 All Star increase 2015 salary and 2016 player option to $14M each
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/14/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2010)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.457M (2009)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/09 ($243,600 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2008)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/2/08 (split contract)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 4/07
  • drafted by Kansas City 2005 (1-2) (Nebraska)
  • signed 9/05, $4M signing bonus
  • agent: Casey Close
  • ML service: 7.092

Jeremy Guthrie rhp
3 years/$25M (2013-15), plus 2016 option

  • 3 years/$25M (2013-15)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/20/12
    • 13:$5M, 14:$11M, 15:$9M
    • deal restructured 1/13/14, reducing 2014 salary from $11M to $8M and adding a 2016 mutual option for $10M ($3.2M buyout)
  • 1 year/$8.2M (2012)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Baltimore 2/6/12
    • signed by Colorado 2/6/12 (avoided arbitration, $10.25M-$7.25M)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Colorado 7/20/12
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11/11 (avoided arbitration, $6.5M-$5M)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$3M (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/12/10 (avoided arbitration, $3.625M-$2.3M)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd or 3rd in vote); $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, WS MVP, LCS MVP
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2009)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.77M (2008)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/16/08 (split contract, $0.247M in minors)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd or 3rd). $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP, WS MVP
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • claimed off waivers from Cleveland after being DFA 1/07
  • 4 years/$4.5M (2003-06)
    • $2M signing bonus
    • $2.5M paid over 4 years
  • drafted by Cleveland 2002 (1-20) (Stanford)
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2001 (3-84) (did not sign)
  • agents: Excel Sports Management
  • ML service: 8.130

Jason Vargas lhp
4 years/$32M (2014-17)

  • 4 years/$32M (2014-17)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/21/13
    • 14:$7M, 15:$8.5M, 16:$8.5M, 17:$8M
  • 1 year/$8.5M (2013)
    • signed by LA Angels 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.85M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Seattle 12/19/12
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4125M (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • acquired by Seattle in three-way trade from NY Mets 12/10/08
    • signed by Seattle 2/27/09
  • 1 year/$0.394M (2008)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/06
    • split contract paying $155,505 in minors
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Florida 11/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Florida 7/05
  • drafted by Florida 2004 (2-68) (Long Beach State)
  • $0.525M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 7.114

Omar Infante 2b
4 years/$30.25M (2014-17), plus 2018 option

  • 4 years/$30.25M (2014-17) plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/16/13 
    • 14:$5M, 15:$7.5M, 16:$7.75M, 17:$8M, 18:$10M club option ($2M buyout)
    • with All-Star selection or Silver Slugger award, salaries increase by $0.25M in each subsequent season
  • 2 years/$8M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Florida 9/27/11
    • 12:$4M, 13:$4M
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Miami 7/23/12
  • 2 years/$4.325M (2009-10), plus 2011 club option
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/12/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • 09:$1.85M, 10:$2.225M, 11:$2.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on PAs (180-580) ($0.3M in 2009, $0.775M in 2010, $1M in 2011)
    • Atlanta exercised 2011 option 11/2/10
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Atlanta 11/16/10 (Uggla deal)
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2008)
    • signed by Atlanta 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 180, 225, 280, 325 PAs
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, MVP, WS MVP; $25,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP
    • acquired by Cubs in trade from Detroit 11/12/07 (as part of deal, Cubs pay $2M of Jacque Jones’ $5M 2008 salary)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cubs 12/4/07
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2007)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Detroit 11/12/07
  • 1 year/$0.385M (2006)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.355M (2005)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.305M (2004)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/03
  • signed by Detroit 1999 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 11.120

Wade Davis rhp
4 years/$12.6M (2011-14), plus 2015-17 options

  • 4 years/$12.6M (2011-14), plus 2015-17 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 3/31/11, replacing 1-year deal signed 2/26/11
    • 11:$1M, 12:$1.5M, 13:$2.8M, 14:$4.8M, 15:$7M club option, 16:$8M club option, 17:$10M club option ($2.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Tampa Bay 12/9/12
  • 1 year/$0.4049M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • drafted 2004 (3-75) (Lake Wales HS, Fla.)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports Management
  • ML service: 5.032

Greg Holland rhp
1 year/$4.675M (2014)

  • 1 year/$4.675M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/13/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.2M-$4.1M)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.5395M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$497,150 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/22/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 7/29/10
  • drafted by Kansas City 2007 (10-306) (Western Carolina)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Turner Gary Sports
  • ML service: 4.028

Eric Hosmer 1b
1 year/$3.6M (2014)

  • 1 year/$3.6M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/5/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2008 (1-3) (American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.)
  • signed 8/15/08, $6M signing bonus
  • players’ union filed grievance challenging agreements said to have been reached after Aug. 15 deadline, but the union dropped the grievance 9/08 with MLB agreeing to notify union of any future deadline extensions
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 3.146

Alcides Escobar ss
4 years/$10.5M (2012-15), plus 2016-17 options

  • 4 years/$10.5M (2012-15), plus 2016-17 club options
    • signed extension with Kansas City 3/15/12, replacing 1 year/$0.5195M deal signed 2/24/12
    • 12:$1M, 13:$3M, 14:$3M, 15:$3M, 16:$5.25M club option ($0.5M buyout), 17:$6.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.428M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4055M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10 (Zack Greinke deal)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/10/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/19/07
    • signed by Milwaukee 1/29/08
  • signed by Milwaukee 2003 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $33,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Peter Greenberg, The Legacy Agency (previously Kinzer Management Group, Wasserman Media Group)
  • ML service: 5.082

Salvador Perez c
5 years/$7M (2012-16), plus 2017-19 options

  • 5 years/$7M (2012-16), plus 2017-19 club options
    • signed extension with Kansas City 2/27/12
    • 12:$0.75M, 13:$1M, 14:$1.5M, 15:$1.75M, 16:$2M, 17:$3.75M club option, 18:$5M club option, 19:$6M club option
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • 2017-19 salaries may increase by additional $5M overall based on performance and awards in 2012-16 (earns bonuses by reaching 4 points, with 1 point each for All-Star selection, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, top 15 in MVP vote)
    • has earned one point each for 2013 All-Star selection, 2013 Gold Glove and 2014 All-Star selection
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 8/10/11
  • signed by Kansas City 2006 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $65,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Rick Thurman, Beverly Hills Sports Council (previously SPS Sports and Morgan Advisory Group)
  • ML service: 3.050

Jason Frasor rhp
1 year/$1.8M (2015), plus 2016 option

  • 1 year/$1.8M (2015), plus 2016 club option
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/28/14
    • 15:$1.25M, 16:$2M club option ($0.55M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50 games. $0.1M each for 55, 60 games
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2014)
    • signed extension with Texas 10/11/13
    • performance bonuses 
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Texas 7/16/14
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2013)
    • signed by Texas as free agent 1/3/13
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2011), plus 2012 club option
    • accepted Toronto’s offer of arbitration as free agent 12/10
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/28/11, (avoided arbitration, $3.725M-$3.25M)
    • 11:$3.5M, 12:$3.75M club option
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Toronto 7/27/11
    • White Sox exercised 2012 club option 10/31/11
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Chicago White Sox 1/1/12
  • 1 year/$2.65M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2009)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1.125M (2008)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.825M (2007)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 55 & 70 games. $10,000 for 60 games. $15,000 for 65 games
  • 1 year/$0.359M (2006)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.3325M (2005)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/05
  • 1 year (2004) 
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/20/03
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from LA Dodgers 3/29/04
  • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Detroit 9/02
  • drafted by Detroit 1999 (33-987) (Southern Illinois)
  • agent: Dave Meier
  • ML service: 10.134

Tim Collins lhp
1 year/$1.3625M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.3625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5345M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$495,725 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/17/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 3/30/11
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Atlanta 7/31/10
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Toronto 7/14/10
  • signed by Toronto 2007 as a free agent (Worcester Technical HS)
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 3.097

Mike Moustakas 3b
1 year/$0.549M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.549M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.5245M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$487,250 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 6/10/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2007 (1-2) (Chatsworth HS, Calif.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $4M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 3.111

Lorenzo Cain cf
1 year/$0.546M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.546M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
  • 1 year/$503,175 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$480,850 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/18/09
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/23/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2004 (17-496) (Tallahassee CC) (draft & follow)
  • agent: Joshua Kusnick
  • ML service: 3.074

Louis Coleman rhp
1 year/$0.537M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.537M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$491,750 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/22/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 4/21/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2009 (5-152) (LSU)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.162

Jarrod Dyson cf
1 year/$0.53M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.53M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
  • 1 year/$0.506M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/15/13
  • 1 year/$483,625 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/19/10
  • drafted by Kansas City 2006 (50-1,475) (SW Mississippi CC)
  • agent: Career Sports
  • ML service: 3.088

Kelvin Herrera rhp
1 year/$522,500 (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5225M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
  • 1 year/$508,175 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$480,650 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 9/21/11
  • signed by Kansas City 2008 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 2.157

Francisley Bueno lhp
1 year/$0.5045M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5045M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
  • 1 year/$492,650 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/2/13
    • DFA by Kansas City 6/25/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/5/13 
    • contract selected by Kansas City 8/8/13 
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/12/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 6/23/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed for 2011 with Monterrey of Mexican Summer League
  • 1 year (2010)
    • released by Atlanta 4/10
    • signed for 2010 with Hanwha of Korea
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 8/3/08
  • signed by Atlanta 2/16/06 as an amateur free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic)
  • agent: Kinzer Management
  • ML service: 1.111

Yordano Ventura rhp
1 year/$0.5005M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5005M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/17/13
  • signed by Kansas City 2008 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $28,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 1.013

Lane Adams rf
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2009 (13-293) (Red Oak HS, Okla.)
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.028

Aaron Brooks rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 4/5/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (9-276) (Cal State-San Bernadino)
  • $90,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.009

Casey Coleman rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 4/14/14
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 4/15/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 5/16/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 11/28/12, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 8/2/10
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2008 (15-461) (Florida Gulf Coast)
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 1.087

Christian Colon 2b
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (1-4) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • signed 6/25/10, $2.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports (previously Scott Boras)
  • ML service: 0.071

Chelsor Cuthbert 3b
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14
  • signed by Kansas City 2009 as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • $1.35M signing bonus
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 0.000

Danny Duffy lhp
1 year/$0.526M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.526M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$505,125 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$487,750 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/18/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2007 (3-96) (Cabrillo HS, Calif.)
  • signed 6/28/07, $0.365M signing bonus
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 3.085

Brandon Finnegan lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/1/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2014 (1-17) (LSU)
  • $2.2006M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.028

Brian Flynn lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Miami 11/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Miami 9/3/13
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Detroit 7/23/12 (ASanchez deal)
  • drafted by Detroit 2011 (7-227) (Wichita State)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.032

Reymond Fuentes of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from San Diego 11/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/26/13
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Boston 12/6/10 (A Gonzalez deal)
  • drafted by Boston 2009 (1-28) (Fernando Callejo HS, Manati, Puerto Rico)
  • $1.134M signing bonus
  • agent: Melvin Roman, MDR Sports Management
  • ML service: 0.035

Johnny Giavotella 2b
1 year/$508,575 (2014)

  • 1 year/$508,575 (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.494M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$483,600 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/24/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 8/5/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2008 (2-47) (New Orleans)
  • signed 6/08 $0.787M signing bonus
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 1.055

Terrance Gore of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 8/31/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (20-606) (Gulf Coast CC, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.029

Ryan Jackson ss
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers from San Diego 11/3/14
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade 11/26/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 11/24/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from St. Louis 11/20/13
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Houston 12/18/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 8/10/12
  • drafted by St. Louis 2009 (5-159) (Miami-Fla.)
  • $0.1575M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.118

Erik Kratz c
1 year/$0.5102M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5102M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Toronto 7/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.496M (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 12/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Philadelphia for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/17/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh for 2010
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 9/8/10, sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/10
  • drafted by Toronto 2002 (29-866) (Eastern Mennonite U.)
  • ML service: 2.129

John Lamb lhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • drafted by Kansas City 2008 (5-145) (Laguna Hills HS, Calif.)
  • $0.165M signing bonus
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Michael Mariot rhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (8-239) (Nebraska)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Arland Sports
  • ML service: 0.104

Carlos Peguero of
1 year/$504,250 (2014)

  • 1 year/$504,250 (2014)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade 1/29/14 after being DFA by Seattle 1/16/14
    • DFA by Kansas City 3/25/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/7/14
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • signed by Seattle as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Proformance
  • ML service: 1.008

Francisco Pena c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/17/13
  • signed by NY Mets 7/8/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.034

Moises Sierra of
1 year/$0.5047M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5047M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 5/3/14 after being DFA by Toronto 5/1/14
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from Chicago White Sox 10/24/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/19/10
  • signed by Toronto as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.105

Minor Leagues 

Miguel Almonte rhp
2014

  • signed by Kansas City 2010 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Christian Binford rhp
2014

  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (30-906) (Mercersburg Academy, Pa.)
  • $0.575M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Jorge Bonifacio of
2014

  • signed by Kansas City 2009 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

Orlando Calixte ss
2014

  • signed by Kansas City 2010 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Hunter Dozier 3b
2014

  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (1-8) (Stephen F. Austin State)
  • signed 6/10/13, $2.2M signing bonus ($3.1378M slot)
  • agent: Will McGuffey, Frontline
  • ML service:

Chris Dwyer lhp
1 year/$0.5005M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5005M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/14
    • DFA by Kansas City 9/1/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/11/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/15/13
  • drafted by Kansas City 2009 (4-122) (Clemson)
  • $1.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Jack Toffey
  • ML service: 0.012 (through 2013)

Jesus Flores c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/2/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/16/13 (minor-league deal)
    • released by LA Dodgers 5/23/13
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 6/4/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$0.815M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Washington 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $10,000 for 70 games. $15,000 for 80 games. $25,000 for 90 games
  • 1 year/$0.4115M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/25/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • selected from NY Mets in Rule 5 draft 12/06
    • signed 1/07
  • signed 2002 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 5.079 (through 2012)

Foster Griffin lhp
2014

  • drafted by Kansas City 2014 (1-28) (The First Academy, Orlando)
  • $1.925M signing bonus ($1.8155M slot)
  • ML service:

Brett Hayes c
1 year/$0.63M (2014)

  • 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: 3.017 (through 2013)

Sean Manaea lhp
2014

  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (1s-34) (Indiana State)
  • signed 6/21/13, $3.55M signing bonus ($1.623M slot)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service:

Tim Melville rhp
2014

  • drafted by Kansas City 2008 (4-115) (Holt HS, Wentsville, Mo.)
  • signed 8/15/08, $1.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Jason Cook
  • ML service:

Raul A. Mondesi ss
2014

  • signed by Kansas City 2011 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Joe Paterson lhp 
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 10/7/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4875M (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • selected by Arizona from San Francisco in Rule 5 draft 12/9/10
    • signed by Arizona 3/11
  • drafted by San Francisco 2007 (10-314) (Oregon State)
  • ML service: 1.052

Edinson Rincon 3b-of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by KC as a free agent 11/18/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers 6/6/13 after being DFA by San Diego 5/28/13
    • DFA by Kansas City 9/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/18/11
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • signed 2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

Ryan Roberts inf
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/20/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/27/14 
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 4/7/14 (salary of $0.2M in minors)
    • may earn additional $0.25M in performance bonuses 
    • DFA by Boston 4/18/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/14
    • refused assignment by Boston 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses 
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 8/15/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/19/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$2.0125M (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/31/12 (avoided arbitration, $2.275M-$1.65M)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 7/25/12 after being DFA by Arizona 7/24/12
  • 1 year/$0.4235M (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • signed by Arizona 11/6/08 as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 4/5/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/20/07 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Toronto 2003 (18-530) (Texas-Arlington)
  • ML service: 4.098

Sam Selman lhp
2014

  • drafted by Kansas City 2012 (2-66) (Vanderbilt)
  • $0.75M signing bonus ($0.7816M slot)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service:

Bubba Starling of
2014

  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (1-5) (Gardner-Edgerton High School, Gardner, Kan.)
  • $7.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service:

Ramon Troncoso rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/14/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/12/12 (minor-league contract) 
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 6/6/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/4/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/12
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 3/22/12, sent outright to Triple-A 3/30/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/08
  • signed 2002 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 3.087 (through 2013)

Chase Vallot c
2014

  • drafted by Kansas City 2014 (1s-40) (St. Thomas More HS, Lafayette, La.)
  • $1.35M signing bonus ($1.4208M slot)
  • ML service:

Ryan Verdugo lhp
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/18/11
    • signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/20/12, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/12
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from San Francisco 11/7/11 (Melky Cabrera deal)
  • drafted by San Francisco 2008 (9-267) (LSU)
  • $95,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.004 (through 2012)

Kyle Zimmer rhp
2014

  • drafted by Kansas City 2012 (1-5) (San Francisco)
  • $3M signing bonus ($3.5M slot)
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service:

 

 

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