Minnesota Twins

Service time in years & days (through 2013 season).
    

The Pohlad family bought the Twins for $44M in 1984.
Forbes magazine valued the club at $605M in March, 2014.

Bloomberg valued the franchise at $700M in October, 2013.

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

    • 2014: $ 85,465,000
    • 2013: $ 82,010,000
    • 2012: $100,435,000
    • 2011: $113,237,000
    • 2010: $ 97,659,167
    • 2009: $ 65,299,266
    • 2008: $ 56,932,766
    • 2007: $ 71,439,500
    • 2006: $ 63,396,006
    • 2005: $ 56,186,000
    • 2004: $ 53,585,000
    • 2003: $ 55,505,000
    • 2002: $ 40,225,000
    • 2001: $ 24,130,000
    • 2000: $ 15,700,000
  • 2014 payroll obligations for former players:
    • $ 2,000,000 (Jason Kubel)
  • Payments from other clubs for 2014:
    • none

Terry Ryan Executive VP, General Manager
2012 -

  • 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
  • VP, Assistant GM Rob Antony
  • VP, Player Personnel Mike Radcliff
  • Director of Scouting Deron Johnson
  • Director of Minor League Operations Brad Steil

Ron Gardenhire Manager
2 years (2014-15)

  • 2 years (2014-15)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 9/30/13
  • 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)
  • $5.15M signing bonus (paid over 5 years)
  • agent: Ron Shapiro
  • ML service: 10.000

Ricky Nolasco rhp
4 years/$49M (2014-17), plus 2018 option

  • 4 years/$49M (2014-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/27/13
    • 14:$12M, 15:$12M, 16:$12M 17:$12M, 18:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2018 option becomes player option with 400 innings pitched in 2016-17 
    • limited no-trade protection: Nolasco may block deals to 3 clubs each year
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 12/18/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • $50,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/22/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • renewed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/05
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/05
    • signed by Florida 2/06
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2001 (4-108) (Rialto HS, Calif.)
  • agent: Matt Sosnick
  • ML service: 7.142

Phil Hughes rhp
3 years/$24M (2014-16)

  • 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: Hughes may block deals to 3 clubs each 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 2004 (1-23) (Foothill HS, Santa Ana)
  • $1.4M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 6.113

Josh Willingham lf
3 years/$21M (2012-14)

  • 3 years/$21M (2012-14)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/15/11
    • 12:$7M, 13:$7M, 14:$7M
    • 2014 salary increases by $1M with 525 plate appearances in 2013
  • 1 year/$6M (2011)
    • signed by Oakland 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.6M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/19/10
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/16/10
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2009)
    • signed by Washington 2/18/09 ($3.6M-$2.55M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 525, 550, 575, 600 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2008)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/22/08
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Florida 11/11/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • renewed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/05
  • drafted 2000 (17-491)
  • agent: Matt Sosnick
  • ML service: 8.123

Kevin Correia rhp
2 years/$10M (2013-14)

  • 2 years/$10M (2013-14)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/13/12
    • 13:$4.5M, 14:$5.5M
  • 2 years/$8M (2011-12)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/8/10
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 11:$3M, 12:$3M
    • performance bonuses in 2012: $0.1M each for 170, 180, 190, 200, 210 IP. $0.125M each for 26, 28, 30, 32 starts
    • award bonuses
    • club may not offer arbitration if Correia is a Type A free agent
  • 1 year/$3.6M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 12/12/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/24/09
    • $0.75M in majors
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32 starts; $50,000 each for 50, 60, 70 relief appearances
    • contract purchased by San Diego 4/5/09
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2008)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/8/08 (avoided arbitration, $1.3M-$0.85M)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 10/8/08
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.3185M (2005)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/05
  • 1 year/$0.304M (2004)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/04
  • drafted 2002 (4-127) (Cal Poly)
  • $0.105M signing bonus
  • agent: Barry Axelrod
  • ML service: 9.027

Mike Pelfrey rhp
2 years/$11M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$11M (2014-15)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/13
    • 14:$5.5M, 15:$5.5M
    • 2014 performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 170, 180 innings pitched. $0.2M for 190 IP. $0.5M for 200 IP
    • 2015 salary increases $0.5M each for 165, 175, 185, 195, 205 IP in 2014
  • 1 year/$4M (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/16/12
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for 150 innings pitched. $0.15M for 160 IP. $0.25M each for 170, 180, 190 IP. $0.5M for 200 IP.
  • 1 year/$5.6875M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$3.925M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • $50,000 in performance bonuses
  • 4 years/$5.25M (2006-09), plus 2010 club option
    • signed Major League contract 1/06
    • $3.55M signing bonus
    • value reaches $6.6M if Pelfrey makes 25-man roster in 2007-09
    • NY Mets exercised $0.5M 2010 club option 11/6/09
  • drafted 2005 (1-9)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 6.122

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 previous contract
    • 14:$4.025M, 15:$4.65M, 16:$6.3M 17:$6.5M, 18:$6.5M club option ($0.7M buyout)
    • 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 3/07
  • drafted 2004 (1-22)
  • $1.425M signing bonus
  • agent: John Courtright, SFX
  • ML service: 6.010

Jared Burton rhp
2 years/$5.5M (2013-14), plus 2015 option

  • 2 years/$5.5M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 12/6/12
    • 13:$2.05M, 14:$3.25M, 15:$3.6M club option ($0.2M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2012)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/12/11 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 4/4/12
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/6/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $20,000 each for 30, 40 GF. $25,000 each for 50, 60 GF
  • 1 year/$0.81M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/21/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • selected by Cincinnati from Oakland in Rule 5 draft 12/06
    • signed by Cincinnati 2/07
  • drafted 2002 (8-248)
  • ML service: 6.014

Kurt Suzuki c
1 year/$2.75M (2014)
2 years/$12M (2015-16), plus 2017 option

  • 2 years/$12M (2015-16), plus 2017 vesting option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 7/31/14
    • 15:$6M, 16:$6M, 17:$6M vesting option
    • 2017 option guaranteed with 485 plate appearances in 2016
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2014)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/13
    • performance bonuses
  • 4 years/$16.25M (2010-13), plus 2014 option
    • signed extension with Oakland 7/23/10, replacing 1 year/$0.42M deal signed 3/8/10
    • $0.15M signing bonus
    • 10:$0.6M, 11:$3.4M, 12:$5M, 13:$6.45M, 14:$8.5M club option ($0.65M buyout)
    • 2014 option guaranteed at $9.25M with 113 starts in 2013
    • acquired with cash by Washington in trade from Oakland 8/3/12
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 8/23/13 
    • Oakland declined 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/26/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/28/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 2007
  • drafted 2004 (2-67) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $0.55M signing bonus
  • agent: Dan Lozano
  • ML service: 6.113

Trevor Plouffe 3b
1 year/$2.35M (2014)

  • 1 year/$2.35M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year (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
  • drafted by Minnesota 2004 (1-20) (Crespi HS, Northridge, Calif.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 2.162

Brian Duensing lhp
1 year/$2M (2014)

  • 1 year/$2M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4625M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4175M (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased 11/19/08
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • drafted by Minnesota 2005 (3-84) (Nebraska)
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Select Sports
  • ML service: 4.104

Anthony Swarzak rhp
1 year/$0.935M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.935M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year/$0.4875M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year (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
  • drafted by Minnesota 2004 (2-61) (Nova HS, Ft. Lauderdale)
  • $0.575M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 3.038

Brian Dozier 2b
1 year/$0.54M (2014)

  • 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
  • ML service: 1.100

Casey Fien rhp
1 year/$0.53M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.53M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/3/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 7/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/11/10 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Houston 8/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re=signed by Detroit 3/1/10
    • claimed by Boston off waivers from Detroit 3/2/10
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Boston 3/4/10
    • released by Toronto 3/17/10
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/19/10
    • DFA by Detroit 7/25/10, sent outright to Triple-A 7/28/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/26/09
  • drafted by Detroit 2006 (20-592) (Cal Poly)
  • ML service: 1.143

Samuel Deduno rhp
1 year/$0.52M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.52M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 11/7/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/24/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/16/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 7/6/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 11/2/12
  • 1 year/$414,240 (2011)
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers from Colorado 2/1/11
    • signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • DFA by San Diego 5/23/11, sent outright to Triple-A 5/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($32,500 in minors)
  • signed 2003 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.096

Pedro Floriman Jr. ss
1 year/$0.5175M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Baltimore 12/5/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 12/12/11
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 8/15/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 11/18/09
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • signed as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.073

Oswaldo Arcia rf
1 year/$0.5125M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • signed 2007 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: The Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.132

Tom Milone lhp
1 year/$0.51M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Oakland 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/3/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11 (Gio Gonzalez deal)
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (10-301) (USC)
  • $65,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Praver / Shapiro
  • ML service: 2.018

Chris Parmelee 1b
1 year/$0.51M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 3/27/14 
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/9/14
  • 1 year/$0.4975M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/19/10
  • drafted by Minnesota 2006 (1-20) (Chino Hills HS, Calif.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.087

Caleb Thielbar lhp
1 year/$0.51M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.51M (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
  • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 8/18/11 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Milwaukee 12/13/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2009 (18-556) (South Dakota State)
  • ML service: 0.133

Eduardo Escobar inf
1 year/$0.5075M (2014)

  • 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 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.128

Aaron Hicks of
1 year/$0.5075M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • drafted by Minnesota 2008 (1-14) (Wilson HS, Long Beach)
  • signed 6/08, $1.78M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 0.124

Stephen Pryor rhp
1 year/$0.5065M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5065M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Seattle 7/24/14
  • 1 year/$0.4922M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 6/1/12
  • drafted by Seattle 2010 (5-162) (Tennessee Tech)
  • $0.153M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.125

Chris Colabello 1b
1 year/$0.505M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 5/22/13
  • signed by Minnesota 2/2/12 as an amateur free agent (Assumption College, Mass.)
  • ML service: 0.081

Kyle Gibson rhp
1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

  • 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: Randy Rowley
  • ML service: 0.056

Mike Tonkin rhp
1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

  • 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.)
  • ML service: 0.028

Josmil Pinto c
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (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
  • signed by Minnesota 2/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela 
  • agent: The Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.030

Logan Darnell lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • drafted by Minnesota 2010 (6-195) (Kentucky)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Eric Fryer c
1 year/$0.515M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/10/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/26/12
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 10/25/12 (refused assignment 10/29/12)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/25/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/23/11
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 6/30/09
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Milwaukee 2/4/09
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2007 (10-311) (Ohio State)
  • $67,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.106

Chris Herrmann dh-c
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/14/12
  • drafted by Minnesota 2009 (6-192) (Miami)
  • $0.135M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.116

Edgar Ibarra lhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/4/13
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • signed by Minnesota 2006 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Kris Johnson lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/18/13
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Pittsburgh 11/19/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/16/11 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Boston 5/16/11
  • drafted by Boston 2006 (1s-40) (Wichita State)
  • $0.85M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.043

Max Kepler of
1 year (2014)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.000

Trevor May rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.000

Eduardo Nunez ss-2b
1 year/$0.5769M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5769M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade 4/7/14 after being DFA by NY Yankees 4/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.5333M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.5238M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year/$0.4193M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Yankees 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Yankees 3/12/10
  • signed 2004 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 2.117

Yohan Pino rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/12/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/19/14
  • 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 (PTBN in Pavano deal)
  • signed by Minnesota 2004 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Jorge Polanco 2b
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 0.000

Ryan Pressly rhp
1 year/$0.5115M (2014)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 1.000

Daniel Santana ss
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (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
  • signed by Minnesota 12/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Kennys Vargas 1b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • signed by Minnesota 2/25/09 as an amateur free agent from Puerto Rico
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor leagues

Doug Bernier inf
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 10/11/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/1/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 7/16/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/5/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/14/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/29/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/3/08 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 6/17/08
  • signed by Colorado 2002 as amateur free agent (Oral Roberts)
  • ML service: 0.008 (through 2012)

J.O. Berrios rhp
2014

  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (1s-32) (Papa Juan XXIII HS, Bayamon, P.R.)
  • $1.55M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Melvin Roman
  • ML service:

Byron Buxton of
2014

  • drafted by Minnesota 2012 (1-2) (Appling County HS, Baxley, Ga.)
  • $6M signing bonus ($6.2M slot)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service:

Scott Diamond lhp
1 year/$0.5425M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5425M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 3/27/14
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • selected by Minnesota from Atlanta in Rule 5 draft 12/9/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by
      Minnesota 3/28/11 (Minnesota traded pitcher Billy Bullock to Atlanta
      3/28/11 in order to retain Diamond’s rights)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 7/18/11
  • signed by Atlanta 2007 as an amateur free agent (Binghamton)
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 1.161

Eric Farris 2b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 4/1/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/13/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/17/10
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/1/11
  • drafted 2007 (4-131) (Loyola Marymount)
  • $0.207M signing bonus
  • agent: Joe Rosen
  • ML service: 0.038

Sean Gilmartin lhp
2014

  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Atlanta 12/18/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2011 (1-28) (Florida State)
  • $1.134M signing bonus
  • agent: Ryan Gleichowski, Sports One
  • ML service:

Nick Gordon ss
2014

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

Alex Meyer rhp
2014

  • acquired by Minnesota 11/29/12 in trade from Washington for cf Denard Span
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (1-23) (Kentucky)
  • $2M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service:

Wilkin Ramirez of
2014

  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 3/30/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/17/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/23/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 11/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/16/10
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade 7/31/10 after being DFA by Detroit 7/28/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 9/1/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/08
    • re-signed 2/24/09
  • signed 2003 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.084 (through 2011)

Eddie Rosario 2b-of
2014

  • drafted by Minnesota 2010 (4-135) (Rafael Lopez Landron HS, Guayama, P.R.)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Edwin Perez
  • ML service:

Miguel Sano 3b-ss
2014

  • signed by Minnesota 2009 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Rob Plummer
  • ML service:

Kohl Stewart rhp
2014

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

Lewis Thorpe lhp
2014

  • signed by Minnesota 7/12/12 as an amateur free agent from Australia
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • ML service:

 

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