Minnesota Twins

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

The Pohlad family bought the Twins for $44M in 1984.
Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.03 billion in April, 2017.

TWINS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2017 $108,102,500 $ ( )
2016 $105,333,700 $122,601,625 (20)
2015 $108,262,500 $108,275,245 (20)
2014 $ 85,465,000 $ 91,071,286 (24)
2013 $ 82,010,000 $ 76,132,483 (24)
2012 $100,435,000 $101,165,992 (13)
2011 $113,237,000 $115,419,106 ( 9)
2010 $ 97,659,167 $103,039,407 (10)
2009 $ 65,299,266 $ 73,068,407 (23)
2008 $ 56,932,766 $ 65,096,667 (25)
2007 $ 71,439,500 $ 71,938,505 (21)
2006 $ 63,396,006 $ 64,809,258 (21)
2005 $ 56,186,000 $ 56,388,000 (20)
2004 $ 53,585,000 $ 54,795,587 (21)
2003 $ 55,505,000 $ 65,318,977 (18)
2002 $ 40,225,000 $ 41,309,031 (27)
2001 $ 24,130,000 $ 27,411,912 (30)
2000 $ 15,700,000 $ 16,723,347 (30)
  • 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.

Derek Falvey Executive VP, Chief Baseball Officer
2017 -

  • 2017 -
    • hired by Minnesota as Executive VP, Chief Baseball Officer 11/4/16
  • Cleveland, 2007-16
    • assistant GM (2016)
    • director, baseball operations (2012-15)

Thad Levine Senior VP, General Manager
2017 -

  • 2017 –
    • hired by Minnesota as Senior VP, General Manager 11/4/16
  • Texas, assistant GM (2006-16)
  • Colorado (2001-2005)
  • VP, Assistant GM Rob Antony
  • VP, Player Personnel Mike Radcliff
  • Director of Scouting Deron Johnson
  • Director of Minor League Operations Brad Steil
  • former Executive VP, General Manager Terry Ryan
    • 2012 –
      • selected as interim GM, 11/7/11, replacing Bill Smith
      • selected as permanent GM 10/5/12
    • Special Assistant, 2008-11
    • Executive VP / General Manager, 1995-2007
    • Assistant GM, 1992-94
    • Scouting Director, 1987-91
  • former GM Bill Smith
    • promoted to General Manager 10/07
    • fired by Minnesota 11/7/11

Paul Molitor Manager
3 years (2015-17)

  • 3 years (2015-17)
    • hired as manager by Minnesota 11/4/14
  • Minnesota, 2000-01, 2003 and 2005-14:
    • bench coach (2000-01), minor-league base-running and infield coordinator (2003, 2005-13), coach (2014)
  • Seattle, 2004: hitting coach
  • former manager Ron Gardenhire
    • 2 years (2014-15)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 9/30/13
      • fired by Minnesota 9/29/14
    • 2 years (2012-13)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 11/17/10
    • 2 years (2010-11)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 11/13/08
    • 2 years/$2.5M (2008-09)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 10/06
    • 2 years/$2.35M (2006-07)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 1/05
      • 06:$1.1M, 07:$1.25M
    • 2 years/$1.26M (2004-05)
      • signed extension with Minnesota 10/03
      • 04:$0.58M, 05:$0.68M
    • 2 years/$0.85M (2002-03), plus 2004 club option
      • hired by Minnesota 1/02, replacing Tom Kelly
      • 02:$0.4M, 03:$0.45M, 04:$0.5M club option

Joe Mauer 1b
8 years/$184M (2011-18)

  • 8 years/$184M (2011-18)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/22/10 (largest-ever deal for a catcher and fourth-largest contract in history at signing)
    • 11-18: $23 million annually
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd, $25,000 for 4th-6th). $0.1M for WS MVP. $50,000 for LCS MVP. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star selection
    • full no-trade protection
  • 4 years/$33M (2007-10)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $4.5M-$3.3M)
    • 07:$3.75M, 08:$6.25M, 09:$10.5M, 10:$12.5M
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for WS MVP, $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd). $50,000 for LCS MVP. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star selection
    • limited no-trade clause (may block deals to 3 clubs each year)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2006)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.325M (2005)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
  • drafted by Minnesota 2001 (1-1) (Cretin-Derham HS, St. Paul, Minn.)
  • $5.15M signing bonus (paid over 5 years)
  • agent: Ron Shapiro
  • ML service: 13.000

Ervin Santana rhp
4 years/$55M (2015-18), plus 2019 option

  • 4 years/$55M (2015-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/11/14
    • 15-18:$13.5M annually. 19:$14M club option
    • 2019 option guaranteed if Santana passes physical after 2018 season and throws 400 innings in 2017-18, including 200 IP in 2018
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for Cy Young, $50,000 for Gold Glove, $25,000 for All Star
    • placed on restricted list 4/3/15 (80-game suspension for positive PED test)
  • 1 year/$14.1M (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/12/14
    • Atlanta made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 4 years/$30M (2009-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with LA Angels 2/14/09
    • 09:$3.8M, 10:$6M, 11:$8M, 12:$11.2M, 13:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP. $50,000 each for MVP, WS MVP. $0.1M for Cy Young ($80,000 for 2nd, $60,000-3rd, $40,000-4th, $20,000-5th)
    • LA Angels exercised 2013 option 10/31/12
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 10/31/12 (Angels paid Royals $1M in the deal) 
    • Kansas City made qualifying offer 11/4/13 (declined)
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2008)
    • renewed by LA Angels 3/2/08
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.35M (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/05
  • signed by LA Angels 2000 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.7M signing bonus
  • agent: Jay Alou, Octaon (previously Adam Katz, Bean Stringfellow)
  • ML service: 11.104

Phil Hughes rhp
5 years/$58M (2015-19)

  • 5 years/$58M (2015-19)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 12/22/14, replacing final two seasons in previous contract
    • 15:$9.2M, 16:$9.2M, 17:$13.2M, 18:$13.2M, 19:$13.2M
    • annual performance bonus: $0.2M for 200 innings pitched
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 3 clubs/year)
  • 3 years/$24M (2014-16)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/5/13
    • 14:$8M, 15:$8M, 16:$8M
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 180, 195 innings pitched. $0.5M for 210 IP
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 3 clubs/year)
  • 1 year/$7.15M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/16/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/13/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.447M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year/$407,650 (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 2/09 ($213,218 in minors)
  • 1 year/$406,350 (2008)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/4/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/07
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2004 (1-23) (Foothill HS, Santa Ana, Calif.)
  • $1.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Nez Balelo, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 9.113

Bartolo Colon rhp
1 year/$12.5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$12.5M (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/11/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 6/29/17, released 7/4/17
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 7/7/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 7/18/17
  • 1 year/$7.25M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/16/15
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $50,000 for Cy Young award ($25,000 for second place in vote, $10,000 for third). $0.1M for WS MVP
  • 2 years/$20M (2014-15)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/6/14
    • 14:$9M, 15:$11M
  • 1 year/$3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/3/12
    • may earn more than $2M in performance bonuses 
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • activated from restricted list 4/6/13
  • 1 year/$2M (2012)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/16/12
    • placed on restricted list by Oakland 8/22/12 (positive test for enhanced levels of testosterone)
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2011)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/26/11 (minor-league deal)
    • $0.9M salary in majors
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 3/30/11
  • 1 year/$1M (2009)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/09
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 100, 110, 120 IP. $0.2M each for 130, 140, 150, 160 IP. $0.25M each for 170, 175, 180 IP
    • award bonuses
    • released by White Sox 9/16/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/25/08 (minor-league contract)
    • $1.25M on Major League roster ($18,000/month in minors)
    • deal includes up to $5.75M in roster, performance bonuses
    • contract purchased 5/21/08
    • placed on suspended list 9/19/08
    • placed on restricted list 9/25/08
  • 4 years/$51M (2004-07)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/03
    • $8M signing bonus
    • 04:$9M, 05:$8M, 06:$12M, 07:$14M
    • 2007 salary increases to $15M with top 3 finish in ’06 Cy Young vote
    • limited no-trade clause (may block trade to 4 teams)
  • 4 years/$9.25M (1999-2002), plus 2003 club option (Cleveland)
    • signed extension with Cleveland
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 99:$0.5M, 00:$1M, 01:$2.5M, 02:$4.5M,
    • 03:$6M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • acquired by Montreal in trade 6/27/02
    • Montreal exercised 2003 option 10/02
    • escalators increased 2003 salary to $8.25M
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Montreal 1/15/03
  • 1 year/$0.18M (1998)
  • 1 year/$0.15M (1997)
  • signed by Cleveland 1993 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Adam Katz, Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 18.061

Jason Castro c
3 years/$24.5M (2017-19)

  • 3 years/$24.5M (2017-19)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/30/16
    • 17:$8.5M, 18:$8M, 19:$8M
  • 1 year/$5M (2016)
    • lost arbitration with Houston 2/9/16 ($5.25M-$5M)
  • 1 year/$4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4966M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.486M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/18/12
  • 1 year/$0.4215M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/16/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Houston 6/22/10
  • drafted by Houston 2008 (1-10) (Stanford)
  • signed 7/08, $2.07M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 6.104

Hector Santiago lhp
1 year/$8M (2017)

  • 1 year/$8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/8/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA Angels 8/1/16, with Twins paying Angels $6,371,585 in cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.29M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2014)
    • signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • acquired by LA Angels in three-way trade from Arizona / Chicago White Sox 12/10/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 6/26/11
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2006 (30-915) (Northwest Florida State College)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 5.016

Glen Perkins lhp
4 years/$22.175M (2014-17), plus 2018 option

  • 4 years/$22.175M (2014-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/14/14, replacing prior contract
    • 14:$4.025M, 15:$4.65M, 16:$6.3M 17:$6.5M, 18:$6.5M club option ($0.7M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • if traded, 2018 option becomes player option
    • limited no-trade clause allowing Perkins to block deals to three clubs
  • 3 years/$10.3M (2013-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/8/12
    • 13:$2.5M, 14:$3.75M, 15:$3.75M, 16:$4.5M club option ($0.3M buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on games finished
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/06
    • signed by Minnesota 3/07
  • drafted by Minnesota 2004 (1-22) (University of Minnesota)
  • $1.425M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 9.010

Brian Dozier 2b
4 years/$20M (2015-18)

  • 4 years/$20M (2015-18)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/24/15, replacing one-year, $0.59M contract signed 3/3/15
    • 15:$2M, 16:$3M, 17:$6M, 18:$9M
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove. $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP
  • 1 year/$0.54M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.4975M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 5/7/12
  • drafted by Minnesota 2009 (8-252) (Southern Mississippi)
  • $30,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Damon Lapa, All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 4.100

Kyle Gibson rhp
1 year/$2.9M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.9M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5875M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • drafted by Minnesota 2009 (1-22) (Missouri)
  • signed 8/17/09, $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Rowley Sports
  • ML service: 3.056

Eduardo Escobar inf
1 year/$2.6M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.6M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.15M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/29/12 (Francisco Liriano deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/19/10
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 7/28/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Magnus Sports (Praver-Shapiro)
  • ML service: 4.128

Matt Belisle rhp
1 year/$2.05M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.05M (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/17/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • may opt out 3/27/16 or 6/1/16 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Washington 3/29/16
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2015)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/2/14
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 50, 60 games. $0.2M for 70 games
  • 2 years/$8.125M (2012-13), plus 2014 option
    • signed extension with Colorado 2/3/12
    • 12:$3.775M, 13:$4.1M, 14:$4.25M mutual option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.225M/year based on games finished
  • 2 years/$6.125M (2011-12)
    • signed extension with Colorado 2/19/11 (replacing 1 year/$2.35M deal signed 1/11/11, avoiding arbitration)
    • 11:$2.35M, 12:$3.775M
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 11/5/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses:
      • $0.275M based on games (55-75)
      • $0.2M based on games finished, starting at 40
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/14/09 (minor-league contract, $0.8M in majors)
    • performance bonuses:
      • $25,000 for 165 IP, $50,000 for 175 IP, $75,000 for 185 IP, $0.1M for 195 IP, $0.125M for 205 IP
      • $25,000 each for 55, 60 games. $50,000 each for 65, 70, 75 games
    • contract purchased by Colorado 4/10/09
    • DFA by Colorado 5/25/09, sent outright to Triple-A 5/27/09
    • contract purchased by Colorado 7/11/09
    • DFA by Colorado 7/16/09
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/8/09
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/31/08 (avoided arbitration, $1.6M-$1M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each 175, 185, 200, 210 IP
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 12/12/08
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.3435M (2006)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/04
  • 1 year (2003)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Atlanta 8/14/03
  • drafted by Atlanta 1998 (2-52) (McCallum HS, Austin, Texas)
  • $1.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Greg Landry, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 11.019

Dillon Gee rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/17/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2M in majors, with $1M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 3/29/17 or 6/1/17
    • signed re-worked Major League contract 3/31/17 after exercising right to opt out 3/29/17 (agreed to optional assignment to start season as part of the re-worked contract)
    • DFA by Texas 6/16/17, refused assignment 6/18/17
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 6/20/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/23/17
  • 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
    • contract selected by Kansas City 3/15/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 11/8/16 (refused assignment)
  • 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)
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 5.108

Ryan Pressly rhp
1 year/$1.175M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.175M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • selected by Minnesota from Boston in Rule 5 Draft 12/6/12
    • signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • drafted by Boston 2007 (11-354) (Marcus HS, Flower Mound, Texas)
  • agent: Landis Baseball
  • ML service: 3.053

Chris Gimenez c
1 year/$0.95M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/19/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.95M in majors)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/2/17
  • 1 year/$0.975M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 5/4/16 after being DFA by Texas 5/3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/18/16 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/21/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Oakland 3/28/14
    • DFA by Texas 4/1/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/14 (refused assignment)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 4/9/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/20/14
    • DFA by Texas 8/7/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/10/14
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Texas 8/23/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Tampa Bay 12/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/14/11
    • DFA by Seattle 2/6/12, elected free agency 2/14/12
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 4/15/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/14/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 4/8/11
    • non-tendered by Seattle 12/12/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 2/24/10
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/10/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 10/29/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09
  • drafted by Cleveland 2004 (19-557) (University of Nevada)
  • ML service: 4.163

Anthony Recker c
1 year/$0.8M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Atlanta 5/20/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/23/17
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/21/17
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Atlanta 7/24/17, with Braves paying $0.1M of remaining $301,639 in 2017 salary
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/27/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cleveland 5/9/16
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/15/16
  • 1 year/$517,880 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$505,340 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$490,840 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 8/27/12 after being DFA by Oakland 8/21/12
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 10/25/12 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 10/24/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 8/23/11
  • drafted by Oakland 2005 (18-551) (Alvernia University)
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 4.000

Ehire Adrianza 2b-ss
1 year/$0.6M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.6M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • split contract paying $0.3M in minors
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 1/31/17 after being DFA by San Francisco 1/24/17
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 2/6/17 after being DFA by Milwaukee 2/2/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
    • DFA by San Francisco 4/5/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/11/15
    • contract selected by San Francisco 6/30/15
  • 1 year/$0.5005M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/17/10
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/11
  • signed by San Francisco 2006 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 2.131

Miguel Sano 3b
1 year/$0.5725M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5725M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11/17
  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • signed by Minnesota 2009 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Roc Nation Sports (previously Rob Plummer)
  • ML service: 1.095

Trevor May rhp
1 year/$0.555M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.555M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Philadelphia 12/6/12
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2008 (4-136) (Kelso HS, Wash.)
  • $0.375M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 2.051

Robbie Grossman lf
1 year/$0.5525M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5525M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract with May opt-out date)
    • opted out of contract with Cleveland 5/15/16
    • signed by Minnesota as free agent 5/17/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/19/16
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
    • released by Houston 11/19/15
  • 1 year/$0.5045M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Pittsburgh 7/24/12
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2008 (6-174) (Cypress-Fairbanks HS, Cypress, Texas)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 2.060

Eddie Rosario lf
1 year/$0.5525M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.552M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5425M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • drafted by Minnesota 2010 (4-135) (Rafael Lopez Landron HS, Guayama, P.R.)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Gavin Kahn
  • ML service: 1.120

Max Kepler of
1 year/$0.5475M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5475M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • signed by Minnesota 2009 as an amateur free agent from Germany
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 0.152

Tyler Duffey rhp
1 year/$0.5425M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5425M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/3/15
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (5-160) (Rice)
  • $0.2671M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Dishman Sports
  • ML service: 1.042

Taylor Rogers lhp
1 year/$0.5425M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5425M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (11-340) (Kentucky)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 0.145

Mike Tonkin rhp
1 year/$0.5425M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5425M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
    • DFA by Minnesota 5/7/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/14/17
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/5/17
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • drafted by Minnesota 2008 (30-906) (Palmdale HS, Calif.)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.005

Ryan O’Roarke lhp
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
    • DFA by Minnesota 5/6/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/9/16
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/13/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 7/7/15
  • drafted by Minnesota 2010 (13-405) (Merrimack College, Mass.)
  • ML service: 1.006

Jorge Polanco 2b
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • signed by Minnesota 7/6/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.105

Kennys Vargas 1b
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • signed by Minnesota 2/25/09 as a free agent from Puerto Rico
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Paul Kinzer
  • ML service: 1.064

Byron Buxton of
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/14/15
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (1-2) (Appling County HS, Baxley, Ga.)
  • $6M signing bonus ($6.2M slot)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 1.064

Adalberto Mejia lhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 11/20/15
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from San Francisco 7/28/16
  • signed by San Francisco 2011 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.001

Jose Berrios rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/26/16
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (1s-32) (Papa Juan XXIII HS, Bayamon, P.R.)
  • $1.55M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Melvin Roman, MDR Sports
  • ML service: 0.074

Buddy Boshers lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/25/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Colorado 3/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/8/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/10/13
  • drafted by LA Angels 2008 (4-139) (Calhoun CC, Ala.)
  • $0.21M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.009

Alan Busenitz rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/17/17
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA Angels 8/1/16
  • drafted by LA Angels 2013 (25-757) (Kennesaw State)
  • ML service: 0.000

J.T. Chargois rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (2-72) (Rice)
  • $0.7126M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.057

John Curtiss rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/23/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2014 (6-170) (Texas)
  • $0.2669M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Dietrich Enns lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/13/16
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Yankees 7/30/17
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (19-607) (Central Michigan)
  • ML service: 0.000

Mitch Garver c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (9-260) (New Mexico)
  • $40,000 signing bonus ($0.1481 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Niko Goodrum rf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/1/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2010 (2-71) (Fayette County HS, Fayetteville, Ga.)
  • $0.5148M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Zach Granite of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (14-410) (Seton Hall)
  • ML service: 0.000

Trevor Hildenberger rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/23/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2014 (22-650) (Cal)
  • ML service: 0.000

Felix Jorge rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • signed by Minnesota 2/21/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Gabriel Moya lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/12/17
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Arizona 7/27/17
  • signed by Arizona 3/27/12 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Daniel Palka of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Arizona 11/10/15
  • drafted by Arizona 2013 (3-88) (Georgia Tech)
  • $0.55M signing bonus ($0.6026 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Fernando Romero rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • signed by Minnesota 11/4/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.22M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Randy Rosario lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • signed by Minnesota 8/16/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.22M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Aaron Slegers rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/17/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (5-140) (Indiana)
  • $0.38M signing bonus ($0.3505M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Nik Turley lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 10/21/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/11/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/24/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago White Sox 3/26/16
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 4/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Boston 7/14/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • released by NY Yankees 4/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2008 (50-1,502) (Harvard Westlake HS, North Hollywood, Calif.)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor leagues

Travis Blankenhorn 2b-3b
2017

  • drafted by Minnesota 2015 (3-80) (Pottsville HS, Pa.)
  • $0.65M signing bonus ($0.754M slot)
  • ML service:

Nick Burdi rhp
2017

  • drafted by Minnesota 2014 (2-46) (Louisville)
  • $1.2188M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Kevin Chapman lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from Houston 3/13/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 3/31/17
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Atlanta 5/8/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5103M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5034M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/9/13
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Kansas City 3/20/12
  • drafted by Kansas City 2010 (4-119) (University of Florida)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 0.157

Paul Clemens rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
    • released by San Diego 3/20/17
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 3/29/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/1/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 6/19/16
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers from Miami 6/28/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/20/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 6/25/15
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 8/1/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
    • DFA by Houston 9/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/18/11
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Atlanta 7/31/11
  • drafted by Atlanta 2008 (7-220) (Louisburg JC, N.C.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 1.128

Tommy Field 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/15/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/2/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Detroit 5/6/16
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 5/14/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/11/15
    • DFA by Texas 5/30/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 8/10/14 after being DFA by LA Angels 8/7/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/24/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/29/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Colorado 11/2/12
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers from Minnesota 11/28/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/11/11
  • drafted by Colorado 2008 (24-737) (Texas State)
  • agent: Select Sports Group
  • ML service: 0.094 (through 2015)

Stephen Gonsalves lhp
2017

  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (4-110) (Cathedral Catholic HS, San Diego)
  • $0.7M signing bonus ($0.4682M slot)
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service:

Nick Gordon ss
2017

  • drafted by Minnesota 2014 (1-5) (Olympia HS, Orlando)
  • $3.851M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service:

Nick Greenwood lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/30/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/26/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/24/16
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 5/6/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
    • DFA by St. Louis 9/9/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/11/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/15/14
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from San Diego 7/31/10
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (14-414) (Rhode Island)
  • agent: Germani Sports Management
  • ML service: 0.114

Matt Hague 1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/21/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 2016
    • signed by Hanshin Tigers of Japan 12/15 after Hanshin paid Toronto $0.3M for right to negotiate with Hague
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
    • released by Toronto 11/24/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 7/9/14
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 8/18/14 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 8/14/14
    • DFA by Toronto 9/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/12/14
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 11/28/12, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/12
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2008 (9-264) (Oklahoma State)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.093

Chris Heston rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from San Francisco 12/7/16
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 5/27/17 after being DFA by Seattle 5/24/17
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from LA Dodgers 6/7/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 6/17/17
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/20/12
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/13/13, released 7/23/13
  • drafted by San Francisco 2009 (12-357) (East Carolina)
  • agent: Marc Kligman
  • ML service: 1.140

Tyler Jay lhp
2017

  • drafted by Minnesota 2015 (1-6) (Illinois)
  • $3.8895M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service:

Alex Kirilloff of
2017

  • drafted by Minnesota 2016 (1-15) (Plum HS, Pittsburgh)
  • $2.8171M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jeff Randazzo, Ballengee Group
  • ML service:

Royce Lewis ss
2017

  • drafted by Minnesota 2017 (1-1) (JSerra Catholic HS, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)
  • $6.725M signing bonus ($7.7707M slot)
  • ML service:

Mason Melotakis lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
    • DFA by Minnesota 6/23/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/28/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (2-63) (Northwestern State)
  • $0.75M signing bonus ($0.8185 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Byung Ho Park dh-1b
4 years/$12M (2016-19), plus 2020 option

  • 4 years/$12M (2016-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Minnesota 12/1/15
    • 16:$2.75M, 17:$2.75M, 18:$3M, 19:$3M, 20:$6.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • DFA by Minnesota 2/3/17, sent outright to Triple-A 2/8/17
  • Minnesota won negotiating rights 11/9/15 with bid of $12.85M after Park was posted by Nexen Heroes of the Korean Baseball Organization
  • agent: Alan Nero, Octagon
  • ML service: 0.090

Ben Paulsen 1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/3/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
    • DFA by Colorado 9/6/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/8/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Colorado 7/21/14
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (3-90) (Clemson)
  • $0.391M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 1.066

Yohan Pino rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/24/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 2016: KT Wiz of Korea
  • 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)

Brent Rooker of
2017

  • drafted by Minnesota 2017 (1-35) (Mississippi State)
  • $1.9353M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Drew Rucinski rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/5/17
    • DFA by Minnesota 6/11/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/17 (refused assignment)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 6/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/26/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
    • DFA by LA Angels 9/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/10/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 8/6/13 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Cleveland 3/28/12
  • signed by Cleveland as an amateur free agent 6/16/11 (minor-league contract) (Ohio State)
  • ML service: 0.034

J.B. Shuck lf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/17/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.521M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 11/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.516M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 9/5/14 after being DFA by LA Angels 9/2/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Cleveland 11/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • signed by LA Angels 11/15/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 3/31/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/28/12
    • released by Houston 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Houston 8/5/11
  • drafted by Houston 2008 (6-182) (Ohio State)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.080

Kohl Stewart rhp
2017

  • drafted by Minnesota 2013 (1-4) (St. Pius X HS, Houston)
  • $4.5444M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Darek Braunecker, Frontline
  • ML service:

Michael Strong lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 3/23/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Miami 1/22/16
    • signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
    • claimed by Miami off waivers from Milwaukee 12/7/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2011 (10-331) (Oklahoma State)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2015)

Matt Tracy lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/5/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Yankees 6/3/16
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 6/23/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 4/11/15
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 4/18/15 after being DFA by NY Yankees 4/12/15
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 4/22/15 after being DFA by Miami 4/21/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 6/4/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2011 (24-749) (Mississippi)
  • ML service: 0.008

Alex Wimmers rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/1/17
    • DFA by Minnesota 6/23/17, sent outright to Triple-A 6/27/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/26/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 11/7/16
  • drafted by Minnesota 2010 (1-21) (Ohio State)
  • $1.332M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.038