Kansas City Royals

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

David Glass purchased the Royals for $96M in 2000.
Forbes magazine valued the club at $700M in March, 2015.
Bloomberg valued the Royals at $540M in October, 2013.

ROYALS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2016 $ $ ( )
2015 $112,857,025 $128,892,314 (13)
2014 $ 92,185,521 $ 97,747,983 (19)
2013 $ 81,871,725 $ 86,614,795 (22)
2012 $ 64,001,725 $ 68,609,031 (26)
2011 $ 38,176,000 $ 44,566,470 (30)
2010 $ 74,985,210 $ 76,781,350 (21)
2009 $ 70,519,333 $ 81,917,563 (18)
2008 $ 58,245,500 $ 69,297,547 (24)
2007 $ 67,166,500 $ 62,264,855 (25)
2006 $ 47,294,000 $ 51,467,137 (27)
2005 $ 36,881,000 $ 34,903,000 (27)
2004 $ 47,609,000 $ 44,728,466 (25)
2003 $ 40,518,000 $ 48,475,322 (27)
2002 $ 47,257,000 $ 49,362,709 (21)
2001 $ 35,422,500 $ 36,127,441 (28)
2000 $ 23,100,000 $ 25,916,297 (28)
  • 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.

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/Assistant GM, Player Personnel J.J. Picollo
  • VP/Assistant GM, Major League & International Operations Rene Francisco
  • Assistant GM/Baseball Operations Scott Sharp
  • Assistant GM/Baseball Administration Jin Wong
  • Director, Scouting Lonnie Goldberg

Ned Yost Manager
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 1/13/15
  • 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/$72M (2016-19), plus 2020 option

  • 4 years/$72M (2016-19), plus 2020 mutual option
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/6/16
    • 16:$12M, 17:$16M, 18:$20M, 19:$20M, 20:$23M mutual option ($4M buyout)
    • with trade, 2020 option is voided and buyout converted to $4M assignment bonus (Gordon to earn right to block any trade 6/17 as 10-and-5 player)
  • 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
    • Gordon declined 2016 option 11/5/15
    • Kansas City made qualifying offer to Gordon 11/6/15
  • 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: 8.092

Edinson Volquez rhp
2 years/$20M (2015-16), plus 2017  option

  • 2 years/$20M (2015-16), plus 2017 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/29/14
    • 15:$7.5M, 16:$9.5M, 17:$10M mutual option ($3M buyout)
    • $0.5M assignment bonus if traded
    • perks: suite on road
  • 1 year/$5M (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/11/13
  • 1 year/$5.725M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by San Diego 8/24/13, released 8/28/13
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 8/29/13 (Dodgers pay pro-rated Major League minimum, with Padres responsible for balance of 2013 salary)
  • 1 year/$2.2375M (2012)
    • signed by San Diego 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/31/11 (avoided arbitration, $2M-$1.3M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 24, 28 starts
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cincinnati 12/17/11
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.3925M (2008)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Texas 12/21/07
    • signed by Cincinnati 2/29/08
  • 1 year/$0.382M (2007)
    • re-signed 2/07 (split contract paying $83,000 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.329M (2006)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/05
  • signed by Texas 10/01 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 8.059

Kendrys Morales 1b-dh
2 years/$17M (2015-16), plus 2017 option

  • 2 years/$17M (2015-16), plus 2017 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/11/14
    • 15:$6.5M, 16:$9M, 17:$11M mutual option ($1.5M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 for 375 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525, 550 PA
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$14M (2014)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 6/8/14
    • pro-rated over the rest of the season, will receive approximately $7,409,836
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Minnesota 7/24/14
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2013)
    • signed by Seattle 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
    • Seattle made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 550 plate appearances
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from LA Angels 12/19/12
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 6 years/$4.5M (2005-10)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic) 12/04
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 05:$0.316M, 06:$0.35M, 07:$0.4M, 08:$0.5M, 09:$0.6M, 10:$0.7M
    • minor-league salaries: o5:$0.1M, 06:$0.15M, 07:$0.2M, 08:$0.3M, 09:$0.35M, 10:$0.4M
    • with 3 years of Major League service, may void remaining years of deal and go to arbitration
    • total value may reach $10M with bonuses
  • signed as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic) 12/04
  • agents: Wasserman Media Group (previously Boras Corp.)
  • ML service: 7.170

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: 8.114

Eric Hosmer 1b
2 years/$13.9M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$13.9M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 2/18/15 (avoided arbitration, $6.7M-$4.6M)
    • 15:$5.65M, 16:$8.25M
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove. $0.1M for MVP award
  • 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 future deadline extensions
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 4.146

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)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All Star
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Tampa Bay 12/9/12
    • Kansas City exercised 2015 option 11/3/14
    • Kansas City exercised 2016 option 11/5/15
  • 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 by Tampa Bay 2004 (3-75) (Lake Wales HS, Fla.)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports Management
  • ML service: 6.032

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
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2008)
    • signed by Atlanta 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each 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: 12.120

Ian Kennedy rhp
5 years/$70M (2016-20)

  • 5 years/$70M (2016-20)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/16
    • 16:$7.5M, 17:$13.5M, 18:$16M, 19:$16.5M, 20:$16.5M
    • Kennedy may opt out of contract after 2017 season (receives $6M buyout if he elects to opt out)
  • 1 year/$6.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • San Diego made qualifying offer to Kennedy 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$4.265M (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Arizona 7/31/13
  • 1 year/$0.5195M (2012)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.423M (2011)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/10/11
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2010)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/11/10
  • 1 year/$408,925 (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/3/09 (split contract, $123,435 in minors)
    • acquired by Arizona in 3-way trade from NY Yankees 12/9/09
  • 1 year/$394,275 (2008)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/4/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 9/1/07
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (1-21) (USC)
  • $2.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 6.124

Joakim Soria rhp
3 years/$25M (2016-18), plus 2019 option

  • 3 years/$25M (2016-18), plus 2019 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/10/15
    • 16:$7M, 17:$8M, 18:$9M, 19:$10M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games finished
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 90 innings and each additional five IP through 185. $0.1M each for 14 starts and each additional start through 20. $0.1M each for 22, 24, 26 starts
    • 2017 performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 130 IP and each additional five IP through 200. $0.25M each for 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 starts
    • if option is exercised, performance bonuses carry over to 2019
  • 2 years/$8M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/3/12
    • 13:$2M, 14:$5.5M, 15:$7M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2014 salary increases based on 2013 games finished: $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 60, 65, 70 GF
    • 2015 option increases by $1M to $8M and buyout increases by $0.25M to $0.75M with 55 GF in 2014 OR 100 GF in 2013-14
    • roster bonus: $0.5M for 1 day on 2013 active roster 
    • 2013 performance bonuses: $0.1M for 30 games pitched. $50,000 for 35 games pitched. $75,000 each for 40, 45, 50, 55 games pitched. $0.1M each for 60, 65 games pitched. $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 GF
    • 2014 performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25 GF. $0.15M each for 30, 35, 40 GF. $0.2M each for 45, 50 GF. $0.25M for 60 GF.
    • 2015 performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 45, 50, 55, 60 GF
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Texas 7/22/14
    • Detroit exercised 2015 option 10/31/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Detroit 7/30/15 with $2,524,590 remaining on contract
  • 3 years/$8.75M (2009-11), plus 2012-14 club options
    • signed extension with Kansas City 5/17/08
    • 09:$1M, 10:$3M, 11:$4M, 12:$6M club option, 13:$8M club option, 14:$8.75M club option ($0.75M buyout for each option)
    • escalators based on IP (as starter) or games finished (as reliever)
    • 2012 option guaranteed at $6M with 55 games in 2011 or 110 games in 2010-11
    • 2012 option guaranteed at $6.5M with 400 IP in 2010-11
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 6 clubs: NY Yankees, Boston, Philadelphia, LA Dodgers, Colorado, Atlanta) (list originally included Detroit, St. Louis, Chicago Cubs)
    • Kansas City exercised $6M option for 2012 10/31/11
    • Kansas City declined 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.4265M (2008)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/08 (split contract)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • selected by Kansas City from San Diego in Rule 5 draft 12/06
    • signed by Kansas City 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • signed by San Diego as a minor-league free agent 12/20/05
  • 1 year (2005)
    • released by LA Dodgers 10/12/04
    • signed for 2005 with Mexico City of Mexican League
  • signed by LA Dodgers 10/31/01 as amateur free agent from Mexico
  • agent: Oscar Suarez
  • ML service: 9.000

Lorenzo Cain cf
2 years/$17.5M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$17.5M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration, $7.85M-$5M)
    • 16:$6.5M, 17:$11M
  • 1 year/$2.725M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/3/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$2M)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 505 plate appearances
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star
  • 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: 4.074

Mike Moustakas 3b
2016

  • 2016
    • arbitration-eligible ($7M-$4.2M)
  • 1 year/$2.64M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/3/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.1M-$1.85M)
    • performance bonuses: $10,000 for 550 plate appearances
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 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: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 4.111

Luke Hochevar rhp
2 years/$10M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$10M (2015-16)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/3/14
    • 15:$4M, 16:$5.5M, 17:$7M mutual option, $0.5M buyout
    • 2016 salary may increase by $1M to $6.5M with 23 games started or 150 innings pitched
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M as relief pitcher (non-closer). $0.5M as closer. $2M as starting pitcher
  • 1 year/$5.21M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $0.4M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$4.56M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3.51M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.76M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$1.76M (2010)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/2/10 ($772,500 in minors)
  • 4 years/$5.3M (2006-09)
    • signed Major League contract with Kansas City 8/06 (package may increase to $7M, based on when Hochevar makes 25-man roster)
    • $3.5M signing bonus
    • estimated salaries in minors:
      • 06:$0.35M, 07:$0.4M, 08:$0.45M, 09:$0.6M
    • salaries in majors:
      • 06:$0.4M (est.), 07:$0.575M (est.), 08:$1.2M, 09:$1.325M
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2005 (1s-40) (Tennessee) (did not sign)
  • drafted by Kansas City 2006 (1-1) (independent Fort Worth)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.151

Kris Medlen rhp
2 years/$8.5M (2015-16), plus 2017 option

  • 2 years/$8.5M (2015-16), plus 2017 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/14
    • 15:$2M, 16:$5.5M, 17:$10M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: may earn additional $4M in 2015, $6M in 2016
  • 1 year/$5.8M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4295M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4075M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/21/09
  • drafted by Atlanta 2006 (10-310) (Santa Ana JC, Calif.)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Diamond Sports
  • ML service: 6.137

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, including $50,000 for All Star
    • Kansas City exercised 2016 option 11/5/15
  • 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: 6.082

Chris Young rhp
2 years/$11.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 option

  • 2 years/$11.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 mutual option
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/7/15
    • 16:$4.25M, 17:$5.75M, 18:$8M mutual option ($1.5M buyout)
    • annual roster bonus: $0.125M each for 90, 120 days on active Major League roster
  • 1 year/$0.675M (2015)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/7/15
    • roster bonuses: $0.25M for making Opening Day 25-man roster, $0.25M each for 30, 60, 90 days on 25-man roster
    • performance bonuses: may earn additional up to $2.25M through 29 starts and up to $2.075M through 140 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/19/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • March opt-out, performance bonuses to $6M
    • released by Washington 3/25/14 
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/27/14
    • roster bonuses: $0.125M each for 30, 60 days on active Major League roster. $75,000 for 45 days on active Major League roster
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 60, 80, 90, 110, 125 innings. $0.2M each for 140, 155 innings. $0.25M each for 170, 180 innings. $0.15M each for 12, 15, 18, 20 starts. $0.2M each for 20, 24 starts. $0.25M each for 26, 28 starts
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/21/13 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $2M in majors
    • may earn additional $3.775M in performance bonuses based on innings (80 to 180) and starts (10 to 30) 
    • may opt out of contract 3/24/13 if not yet on Major League roster
    • released by Washington 3/26/13 
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 4/4/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/26/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 6/5/12
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2011)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/19/11
    • $3.4M in performance bonuses based on starts, IP
      • $0.125M each for 10, 15 GS. $0.15M for 20 GS. $75,000 each for GS 21-25. $0.125M each for GS 26-31
      • $0.125M for 70 IP. $0.15M each for 80, 90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150. $0.175M each for 160, 170 IP. $0.2M for 180 IP
  • 4 years/$14.5M (2007-10), plus 2011 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 4/07, replacing final year & option of previous deal
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 07:$0.75M, 08:$2.5M, 09:$4.5M, 10:$6.25M, 11:$8.5M club option
    • value of 2011 option may increase based on performance
    • San Diego declined 2011 option 11/3/10
  • 3 years/$1.5M (2005-07), plus 2008 club option
    • signed extension 11/04 (to prevent jump to NBA)
    • 05:$0.4M, 06:$0.5M, 07:$0.6M, 08: club option
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2000 (3-89) (Princeton)
  • $1.65M signing bonus
  • agent: Lon Babby
  • ML service: 9.162

Danny Duffy lhp
1 year/$4.225M (2016)

  • 1 year/$4.225M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star
  • 1 year/$2.425M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/6/15 (avoided arbitration, $3M-$1.75M)
    • performance bonuses: $10,000 for 20 starts. $15,000 for 25 starts
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 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: 4.085

Kelvin Herrera rhp
2 years/$4.15M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$4.15M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 2/12/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.9M-$1.15M)
    • 15:$1.6M, 16:$2.55M
    • 2016 salary may increase by up to $0.25M based on 2015 games finished
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 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 12/13/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 3.157

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 1 point each for 2013-15 All-Star selections and 2013-15 Gold Glove awards
    • with 2015 All-Star selection, escalators had increased 2017 salary to $3.825M, 2018 club option to $5.15M, 2019 club option to $6.3M
  • 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: 4.050

Jarrod Dyson cf
1 year/$1.725M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.725M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.225M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/27/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.6M-$0.9M)
  • 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)
  • $5,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Career Sports
  • ML service: 4.088

Tim Collins lhp
1 year/$1.475M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.475M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 11/30/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 4.097

Yordano Ventura rhp
5 years/$23M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 5 years/$23M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Kansas City 4/4/15, replacing one-year deal for $535,675 signed 3/3/15
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 15:$0.75M, 16:$1M, 17:$3.25M, 18:$6.25M, 19:$9.75M, 20:$12M club option ($1M buyout), 21:$12M club option ($1M buyout)
    • value of each club option may increase to $16M based on finish in 2015-19 Cy Young votes
  • 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: 2.013

Drew Butera c
1 year/$1.1625M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.1625M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star
  • 1 year/$0.9875M (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade 5/7/15 after being DFA by LA Angels 5/4/15
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 11/29/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 12/9/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 12/5/14
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Minnesota 7/31/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.429M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (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
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Mets 7/30/07
  • drafted by NY Mets 2005 (5-149) (Central Florida)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • agent: David Schwartz
  • ML service: 5.018

Tony Cruz c
1 year/$0.975M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.975M (2016)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from St. Louis 12/2/15
    • signed by Kansas City 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.521M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/17/10
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • drafted by St. Louis 2007 (26-802) (Palm Beach CC, Fla.)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 4.105

Christian Colon 2b
1 year/$509,525 (2015)

  • 1 year/$509,525 (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/15
  • 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 Boras Corp.)
  • ML service: 1.022

Scott Alexander lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/1/15
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (6-179) (Sonoma State)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.034

Miguel Almonte rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/1/15
  • signed by Kansas City 11/20/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.034

Jorge Bonifacio of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
  • signed by Kansas City 2009 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Chelsor Cuthbert 3b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
  • 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: 0.055

Brett Eibner of
2016

  • 2016
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (2-54) (Arkansas)
  • $1.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Brian Flynn lhp
1 year/$508,450 (2015)

  • 1 year/$508,450 (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
  • 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: 1.002

Reymond Fuentes of
1 year/$0.5082M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5082M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/15
  • 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: 0.037

Terrance Gore of
1 year/$0.508M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.508M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 8/31/14
  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (20-606) (Gulf Coast CC, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.066

Jose Martinez rf
2016

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/28/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 6/20/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/13/12 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/16/06 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Alec Mills rhp
2016

  • 2016
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
  • drafted by Kansas City 2012 (22-673) (Tennessee-Martin)
  • ML service: 0.000

Raul A. Mondesi ss
2016

  • 2015
    • contract selected by Kansas City 10/27/15 (added to World Series roster as pre-series injury replacement for Tim Collins)
  • signed by Kansas City 7/27/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Paulo Orlando of
1 year/$0.5075M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/3/14
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/15
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/9/08
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 1/21/05 as a free agent from Brazil
  • ML service: 0.137

Bubba Starling of
2016

  • 2016
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (1-5) (Gardner-Edgerton High School, Gardner, Kan.)
  • $7.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.000

Matt Strahm lhp
2016

  • 2016
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
  • drafted by Kansas City 2012 (21-643) (Neosho County CC, Kan.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ramon Torres 2b
2016

  • 2016
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
  • signed by Kansas City 7/13/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Kyle Zimmer rhp
2016

  • 2016
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
  • drafted by Kansas City 2012 (1-5) (San Francisco)
  • $3M signing bonus ($3.5M slot)
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor Leagues

Christian Binford rhp
2015

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

Scott Blewett rhp
2015

  • drafted by Kansas City 2014 (2-56) (Baker HS, Baldwinsville, NY)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($1.0032M slot)
  • ML service:

Orlando Calixte ss
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 12/4/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/15
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 12/2/15
  • signed by Kansas City 2010 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.018

Dusty Coleman ss
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/9/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/16/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 7/3/15
    • DFA by Kansas City 9/7/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/15
  • drafted by Oakland 2008 (28-844) (Wichita State)
  • $0.675M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.021

Cody Decker 1b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/4/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by San Diego 9/14/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 11/4/15
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (22-659) (UCLA)
  • ML service: 0.021

Hunter Dozier 3b
2015

  • 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
2015

  • 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 2014)

Dillon Gee rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2M in majors, $0.25M on 40-man roster but in minors
    • $1.55M in performance bonuses based on games started: $50,000 for 15 GS. $75,000 for 16-20 GS. $0.1M each for 21-25 GS. $0.125M each for 26-30 GS
    • $1.75M in performance bonuses based on innings: $50,000 each for 60, 70 IP. $75,000 for 80, 90 IP. $0.1M for 100, 110 IP. $0.125M each for 120, 130 IP. $0.15M each for 140, 150 IP. $0.175M each for 160, 170 IP. $0.2M each for 180, 190 IP.
    • $0.7M in performance bonuses for relief appearances: $0.1M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 relief appearances
    • may opt out of contract 3/15/16 if not on 40-man roster
  • 1 year/$5.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by NY Mets 6/15/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/23/15
    • elected free agency 10/9/15
  • 1 year/$3.625M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration, $4.05M-$3.2M)
  • 1 year/$527,375 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 9/6/10
  • drafted by NY Mets 2007 (21-663) (Texas-Arlington)
  • ML service: 4.108

Foster Griffin lhp
2015

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

David Huff lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 4/14/15
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 4/15/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/18/15
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 6/1/15
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 6/3/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade 1/24/14 after being DFA by NY Yankees 1/22/14
    • signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 6/11/14 after being DFA by San Francisco 6/6/14
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.4936M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 3/31/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/2/13
    • contract selected by Cleveland 5/13/13
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 5/25/13 after being DFA by Cleveland 5/23/13
    • DFA by NY Yankees 5/28/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/1/13
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/15/13
  • 1 year/$0.4862M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4107M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 5/17/09
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (1s-69) (UCLA)
  • $0.9M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.072

Troy Patton lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 4/5/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • receives $1,100,820 after 25-game suspension
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Baltimore 5/24/14, with Padres paying Orioles $1.5M
    • DFA by San Diego 9/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/14
    • refused assignment by San Diego 10/4/14
    • suspended 80 games 11/5/14 (positive amphetamines test)
  • 1 year/$0.815M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • placed on restricted list 12/21/13 (25-game suspension for second positive PED test – amphetamine)
  • 1 year/$0.4835M (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
    • DFA by Baltimore 5/20/11, optioned to Triple-A 5/24/11
    • placed on restricted list 8/27/11 (DUI hearing), reinstated 8/30/11
    • placed on restricted list 9/22/11 (left club to attend court-ordered class in Texas related to 2010-11 DUI arrest), reinstated 9/23/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09 ($0.2535M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Houston 12/12/07
    • signed by Baltimore 2/7/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Houston 8/25/07
  • drafted by Houston 2004 (9-274) (Tomball HS, Texas)
  • $0.55M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.138 (through 2014)

Yohan Pino rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/15/15
    • DFA by Kansas City 9/7/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/12/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/19/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/13/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cincinnati 1/20/13 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 3/29/13
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 4/1/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 12/19/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Cleveland 4/16/11
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Minnesota 8/28/09
  • signed by Minnesota 2004 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.048 (through 2014)

Sam Selman lhp
2015

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

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
    • DFA by Kansas City 12/16/14, sent outright to Triple-A 12/22/14
  • 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 (through 2014)

Travis Snider lf-rf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/30/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Pittsburgh 1/27/15
    • DFA by Baltimore 8/7/15, released 8/15/15
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 8/20/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/1/15
    • elected free agency 10/22/15
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Toronto 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.4358M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4058M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4014M (2009)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/23/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 8/28/08
  • drafted by Toronto 2006 (1-14) (Jackson HS, Everett, WA)
  • $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Joe Urbon)
  • ML service: 5.086

Chase Vallot c
2015

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

Chien-Ming Wang rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/7/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/10/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 6/15
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/19/13 (minor-league deal)
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 5/31/14 or 6/30/14 
    • released by Cincinnati 7/13/14
    • signed by White Sox as a free agent 7/16/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/23/13 (minor-league deal)
    • released by NY Yankees 6/6/13
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 6/7/13 (minor-league contract, $90,000 in minors)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/11/13 
    • DFA by Toronto 7/3/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/5/13 
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/24/13 
    • DFA by Toronto 8/26/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/27/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$4M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/3/11
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 12/16/10
    • $4M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$2M (2010)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/19/10
    • $3M in performance bonuses
    • non-tendered by Washington 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$5M (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 12/22/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/12/09
  • 1 year/$4M (2008)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 2/15/08 (lost in arbitration, $4.6M-$4M)
  • 1 year/$489,500 (2007)
    • renewed by NY Yankees 3/07
  • 1 year/$353,175 (2006)
  • signed by NY Yankees 5/00 as a free agent from Taiwan
  • $1.9M signing bonus
  • agent: Alan Nero
  • ML service: 8.016