Kansas City Royals

Service time in years & days (through 2016 season).

David Glass purchased the Royals for $96M in 2000.
Forbes magazine valued the club at $865M in March, 2016.

ROYALS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2017 $ $ ( )
2016 $131,487,125 $177,170,963 ( 9)
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
2017 –

  • 2017 -
    • signed extension with Kansas City 2/18/16 (terms undisclosed)
  • 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
2 years (2017-18)

  • 2 years (2017-18)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 2/18/16
  • 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

 

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, Excel Sports
  • ML service: 9.092

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
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.124

Eric Hosmer 1b
1 year/$12.25M (2017)

  • 1 year/$12.25M (2017)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 5.146

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: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 5.074

Mike Moustakas 3b
2 years/$14.3M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$14.3M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 2/11/16 (avoided arbitration, $7M-$4.2M)
    • 16:$5.6M, 17:$8.7M
  • 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: 5.111

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: 10.000

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: Nez Balelo, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 9.114

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
    • Kansas City exercised 2017 option 11/16
  • 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, Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 7.082

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: Jon Fetterolf
  • ML service: 10.162

Kelvin Herrera rhp
1 year/$5.325M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.325M (2017)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/3/17 (avoided arbitration, $5.6M-$5.05M)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
  • 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: 4.157

Salvador Perez c
5 years/$52.5M (2017-21)

  • 5 years/$52.5M (2017-21)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 3/1/16
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 17:$3M, 18:$7.5M, 19:$10M, 20:$13M, 21:$13M
  • 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
  • ML service: 5.050

Danny Duffy lhp
5 years/$65M (2017-21)

  • 5 years/$65M (2017-21)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 1/16/17 (avoided arbitration, $8M-$7.25M)
    • 17:$5M, 18:$14M, 19:$15.25M, 20:$15.25M, 21:$15.5M
  • 1 year/$505,125 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 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: ACES
  • ML service: 5.085

Jason Hammel rhp
2 years/$16M (2017-18), plus 2019 option

  • 2 years/$16M (2017-18), plus 2019 option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/8/17
    • 17:$5M, 18:$9M, 19:$12M mutual option ($2M buyout)
    • annual performance bonus: $0.25M for 200 innings
  • 2 years/$20M (2015-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/14
    • 15:$9M, 16:$9M, 17:$12M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 2017 option may void based on 2016 performance
    • Chicago Cubs declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 1 year/$6M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/31/14
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/4/14
  • 1 year/$6.75M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/8/13 (avoided arbitration, $8.25M-$5.7M)
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for 25 starts. $0.1M each 175, 190 IP
  • 2 years/$7.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/24/11 (avoided arbitration, $3.7M-$3.1M)
    • 11:$3M, 12:$4.75M
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Colorado 2/6/12
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4222M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Tampa Bay 4/5/09
  • 1 year/$0.3963M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/04
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2002 (10-284) (Treasure Valley CC, Ore.)
  • agent: ACES (previously Octagon)
  • ML service: 9.153

Travis Wood lhp
2 years/$12M (2017-18), plus 2019 option

  • 2 years/$12M (2017-18), plus 2019 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/15/17
      17:$4M, 18:$6.5M, 19:$8M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • may earn additional $1M annually in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$6.17M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.685M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/24/14 (avoided arbitration, $4.25M-$3.5M)
  • 1 year/$0.5275M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year/$0.4225M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Cincinnati 12/23/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2005 (2-60) (Bryant HS, Bryant, Ark.)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 6.004

Mike Minor lhp
2 years/$7.25M (2016-17), plus 2018 option

  • 2 years/$7.25M (2016-17), plus 2018 mutual option

    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/19/16
    • 16:$2M, 17:$4M, 18:$10M mutual option ($1.25M buyout)
    • 2016 roster bonuses: $0.175M each for 30, 60, 90, 120 days on active Major League roster
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $0.165M/start from 11 to 20. $0.165M each for 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120 innings
    • 2017 performance bonuses: $$0.225M each for 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 starts. $0.225M each for 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 200 innings
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Atlanta 2/20/15 ($5.6M-$5.1M)
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$3.85M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 8/7/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2009 (1-7) (Vanderbilt)
  • $2.42M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports (previously Bo McKinnis)
  • ML service: 5.138

Brandon Moss dh-of
2 years/$12M (2017-18), plus 2019 option

  • 2 years/$12M (2017-18), plus 2019 option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/17
    • 17:$3.75M, 18:$7.25M, 19:$10M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 275, 300, 325, 350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$8.25M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Cleveland 7/30/15 with $2,344,262 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Oakland 12/8/14
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/1/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 6/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Philadelphia for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/17/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/17/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 3/29/10
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/8/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4145M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
    • acquired in trade from Boston 7/31/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/05
    • re-signed by Boston 2/06
  • drafted by Boston 2002 (8-238) (Loganville HS, Ga.)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.160

Jorge Soler rf
9 years/$30M (2012-20)

  • 9 years/$30M (2012-20)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent from Cuba 6/30/12
    • $6M signing bonus (half at signing, half by 1/13/13)
    • 12:$1M, 13:$1M, 14:$2M, 15:$2M, 16:$3M, 17:$3M, 18:$4M, 19:$4M, 20:$4M
    • once eligible, may opt out of remaining salaries and into arbitration
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/7/16
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 2.033

Drew Butera c
2 years/$3.8M (2017-18)

  • 2 years/$3.8M (2017-18)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/18/16
    • 17:$1.5M, 18:$2.3M
  • 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: 6.018

Nate Karns rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Seattle 1/6/17
  • 1 year/$0.5237M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5088M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Washington 2/13/14
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (12-352) (Texas Tech)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 2.033

Christian Colon 2b
1 year/$518,425 (2016)

  • 1 year/$518,425 (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16
  • 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: ACES
  • ML service: 2.008

Paulo Orlando of
1 year/$514,250 (2016)

  • 1 year/$514,250 (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16
  • 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
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 1.137

Billy Burns of
1 year/$0.5125M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Oakland 7/29/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/28/14
  • acquired by Oakland 12/11/13 in trade from Washington
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (32-967) (Mercer)
  • ML service: 2.020

Terrance Gore of
1 year/$0.5085M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16
  • 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.)
  • agent: L. Warner Companies
  • ML service: 0.129

Scott Alexander lhp
1 year/$0.5088M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5088M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
  • 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: 0.097

Miguel Almonte rhp
1 year/$0.5085M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
  • 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: 0.036

Jorge Bonifacio of
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
  • 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/$509,425 (2016)

  • 1 year/$509,425 (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
  • 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: 1.030

Hunter Dozier 3b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/2/16
  • 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: 0.031

Samir Duenez of
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/18/16
  • signed by Kansas City 7/7/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.425M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Andrew Edwards rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/18/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (19-564) (Western Kentucky)
  • ML service: 0.000

Brian Flynn lhp
1 year/$515,950 (2016)

  • 1 year/$515,950 (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16
  • 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
  • agent: Sports Pro Services
  • ML service: 1.135

Cam Gallagher c
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/18/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (2-65) (Manheim Township HS, Lancaster, Pa.)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jake Junis rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/18/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2011 (29-876) (Rock Falls HS, Ill.)
  • $0.675M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Kevin McCarthy rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/6/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2013 (16-474) (Marist)
  • ML service: 0.027

Whit Merrifield 2b-of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 5/18/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (9-269) (South Carolina)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.101

Raul A. Mondesi ss
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
    • placed on restricted list 5/10/16 (80-game suspension for positive PED test reduced to 50 games)
  • 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: 0.069

Peter O’Brien of
2017

  • 2017
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade 1/3/17 after being DFA by Arizona 12/23/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Arizona 9/8/15
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/14
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (2-94) (Miami)
  • $0.46M signing bonus ($0.5078M slot)
  • ML service: 0.082

Bubba Starling of
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
  • 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
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2012 (21-643) (Neosho County CC, Kan.)
  • agent: Platinum Sports
  • ML service: 0.064

Ramon Torres 2b
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/16
  • signed by Kansas City 7/13/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Kyle Zimmer rhp
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
  • drafted by Kansas City 2012 (1-5) (San Francisco)
  • $3M signing bonus ($3.5M slot)
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor Leagues

Al Alburqueque rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/7/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/19/16
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 30, 35 innings pitched. $50,000 each for 40, 45, 50 IP. $75,000 each for 55, 60 IP. $0.1M for 65, 70 IP
    • DFA by LA Angles 5/21/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/24/16
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/13/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A 8/8/16, released 8/13/16
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 8/23/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.725M (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/23/15 (avoided arbitration, $2.05M-$1.375M)
    • performance bonus: $12,500 for 75 appearances
    • non-tendered by Detroit 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.8375M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/19/10 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • acquired by Colorado in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/2/09
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 7/4/03 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 4.152

Christian Binford rhp
2017

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

Scott Blewett rhp
2017

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

Garin Cecchini 3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/20/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/28/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade 12/10/15 after being DFA by Boston 12/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • drafted by Boston 2010 (4-143) (Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La.)
  • $1.31M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.019

Irving Falu inf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 6/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/4/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/26/14
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers from Milwaukee 6/26/14
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from San Diego 7/17/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 8/7/14
  • 1 year/$492,025 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/15/13
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/20/13, released 11/26/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/3/12
  • drafted by Kansas City 2003 (21-612) (Indian Hills CC, Iowa)
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.120 (through 2014)

Marten Gasparini ss
2017

  • signed by Kansas City 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from Italy
  • $1.3M signing bonus (largest ever bonus for European amateur)
  • ML service:

Foster Griffin lhp
2017

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

Seth Maness rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/13/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.75M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by St. Louis 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 4/29/13
  • drafted by St. Louis 2011 (11-350) (East Carolina)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 3.154

Peter Moylan rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/17/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.25M in majors
    • may opt out of contract 3/28/17 if not on Major League roster
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/23/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.75M in majors)
    • exercised opt-out clause, released by Kansas City 3/28/16
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/30/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 5/12/16
  • 2 years (2015-16)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 8/16/15 (promotion voided minor-league portion of contract, allowing Moylan to become a free agent after the 2015 season)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/23/13 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Houston 3/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/16/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 5/31/13
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 10/22/13 (refused assignment 10/29/13)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/17/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 9/1/12
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$2M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/12/11
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • signed by Atlanta 3/06 as an amateur free agent from Australia
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 4/06
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 7.003

Ryan O’Hearn 1b
2017

  • drafted by Kansas City 2014 (8-243) (Sam Houston State)
  • $0.125M signing bonus ($0.1566M slot)
  • ML service:

Bobby Parnell rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/7/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 2/18/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • released by Detroit 3/28/16
    • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/30/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 6/1/16
    • DFA by Detroit 8/18/16, released 8/21/16
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/7/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 60 games
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 60 games
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4335M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/09 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 9/1/08
  • drafted by NY Mets 2005 (9-269) (Charleston Southern)
  • $65,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.148

Brayan Pena c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/7/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.535M in majors)
    • may earn additional $10,000 in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster at end of spring training or 5/1/17
  • 2 years/$5M (2016-17)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/30/15
    • 16:$2.5M, 17:$2.5M
    • DFA by St. Louis 11/21/16, released 11/28/16
  • 2 years/$2.275M (2014-15)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/12/13
    • 14:$0.875M, 15:$1.4M
  • 1 year/$0.875M (2013)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/10/12
  • 1 year/$0.875M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/20/12, elected free agency 11/28/12
  • 1 year/$0.66M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.428M (2010)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/09 ($138,700 in minors)
    • DFA by Kansas City 4/25/09, sent outright to Triple-A 5/6/09
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/31/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/08
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from Atlanta 5/30/08 after being DFA 5/23/08
    • DFA by Kansas City 5/31/08
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/3/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/05
  • signed by Atlanta 2000 as an amateur free agent from Cuba
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 9.081

A.J. Puckett rhp
2017

  • drafted by Kansas City 2016 (2-67) (Pepperdine)
  • $1.2M signing bonus ($0.9637M slot)
  • ML service:

Ashe Russell rhp
2017

  • drafted by Kansas City 2015 (1-26) (Cathedral Catholic HS, Indianapolis)
  • $2.1902M signing bonus ($2.1842M slot)
  • agent: Steve Canter
  • ML service:

Eric Skoglund lhp
2017

  • drafted by Kansas City 2014 (3-92) (Central Florida)
  • $0.5761M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Josh Staumont rhp
2017

  • drafted by Kansas City 2015 (2-64) (Azusa Pacific)
  • $0.9646M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Chase Vallot c
2017

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

Nolan Watson rhp
2017

  • drafted by Kansas City 2015 (1s-33) (Lawrence North HS, Indianapolis)
  • $1.8252M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service:

Chris Withrow rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/7/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.61M (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.5225M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/15
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Dodgers 5/27/15
  • 1 year/$0.5066M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/18/11
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2007 (1-20) (Midland Christian HS, Texas)
  • signed 6/15/07, $1.35M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.111