Free Agent Pitchers

The following players are unsigned & may negotiate with any club. Service time in years and days, through 2014, unless noted.

Starting Pitchers
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Scott Baker rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/29/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors, with $3.5M in performance bonuses
    • released by Seattle 3/24/14 
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 3/26/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors, may opt out of contract May 1
    • contract selected by Texas 5/7/14
    • DFA by Texas 5/8/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/14 
    • contract selected by Texas 5/14/14
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2013)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/13/12
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 145, 150, 155, 160, 165, 170, 175, 180, 185, 190 innings pitched
  • 4 years/$15.25M (2009-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/7/09
    • 09:$0.75M, 10:$3M, 11:$5M, 12:$6.5M, 13:$9.25M club option
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M for Cy Young ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd). $50,000 for MVP ($25,000 for 2nd-5th). $50,000 each for Gold Glove, LCS MVP. $25,000 for All Star
    • Minnesota declined 2013 option 10/29/12
  • 1 year/$0.4225M (2008)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2006)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 5/05
  • drafted by Minnesota 2003 (2-58) (Oklahoma State)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 8.099

Brandon Beachy rhp
1 year/$1.45M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.45M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 12/16/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 30 starts
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4165M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/21/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 9/20/10
  • signed 2008 as an amateur free agent (Indiana Wesleyan)
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.014

Erik Bedard lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/14/14 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $1.15M in majors
    • additional $1.625M in performance bonuses based on starts 8-30
    • may opt out of contract 3/23/14 if not on Major League roster 
    • released by Tampa Bay 3/26/14 
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as free agent 3/28/14 (minor-league deal) 
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/13/14 
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 7/28/14, released 8/3/14
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2013)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/21/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2012)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/7/11
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/4/10 (non-guaranteed)
    • $6.35M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Seattle 7/31/11
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2010), plus 2011 option
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/6/10
    • 10:$1.5M, 11: $8M club option ($0.25M buyout) (if club exercises, Bedard may void and forfeit buyout)
    • roster bonuses: $0.25M each for 65, 90, 120, 150 days active
    • $6M in performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 14, 17, 20, 23, 26 starts; $0.5M for 75 IP; $0.6M each for 100, 125, 150, 175, 200 IP
    • 2011 option may increase based on 2010 performance
    • Seattle declined 2011 option 11/3/10
  • 1 year/$7.75M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 for 150 IP. $0.1M for 165 IP. $0.15M for 180 IP. $0.125M for 195 IP. $0.15M for 205 IP
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star ($25,000 for selection)
  • 1 year/$7M (2008)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Baltimore 2/8/08
    • signed by Seattle 2/15/08 (avoided arbitration, $8M-$6M)
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2007)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $4M-$2.7M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 175, 185, 195 & 200 IP
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2006)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses based on innings, games started
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2005)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/03
  • drafted by Baltimore 1999 (6-187) (Norwalk CC, Conn.)
  • $80,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Mark Pieper
  • ML service: 10.146 (through 2013)

Chad Billingsley rhp
3 years/$35M (2012-14), plus 2015 option

  • 3 years/$35M (2012-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with LA Dodgers 3/29/11
    • 12:$9M, 13:$11M, 14:$12M, 15:$14M club option ($3M buyout)
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 10 clubs)
    • LA Dodgers declined 2015 option 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$6.275M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.85M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/15/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.475M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/28/08
  • 1 year/$0.3845M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 6/06
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2003 (1-24) (Defiance HS, Ohio)
  • $1.375M signing bonus
  • agent: Steve Hilliard (previously Dave Stewart)
  • ML service: 8.110

Nick Blackburn rhp
4 years/$14M (2010-13), plus 2014 option

  • 4 years/$14M (2010-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/7/10
    • 10:$0.75M, 11:$3M, 12:$4.75M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$8M club option
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 8/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • contract purchased 9/2/07
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • drafted 2001 (29-857) (Seminole State JC, Okla.) (draft & follow)
  • agent: L. Warner Companies
  • ML service: 4.156 (through 2012)

Joe Blanton rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 2 years/$15M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/5/12
    • 13:$6.5M, 14:$7.5M, 15:$8M club option  ($1M buyout)
    • annual performance bonus: $0.5M for 200 innings pitched
    • released by LA Angels 3/26/14 
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 3/31/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Oakland 4/13/14
  • 3 years/$24M (2010-12)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 1/21/10 (avoided arbitration, $10.25M-$7.5M)
    • $6M signing bonus (paid between 6/10 and 10/10)
    • 10:$1M, 11:$8.5M, 12:$8.5M
    • 2011 and 2012 salaries increase by $0.25M with 200 IP in the previous season
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($75,000 for second in vote, $25,000 for third). $0.1M for WS MVP. $50,000 each for All Star, LCS MVP. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 8/3/12
  • 1 year/$5.475M (2009)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2008)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Oakland 7/17/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • renewed by Oakland 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • renewed by Oakland 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.3165M (2005)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/05
  • drafted by Oakland 2002 (1-24) (Kentucky)
  • $1.4 M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Jeff Barry)
  • ML service: 9.016 (through 2013)

Jeremy Bonderman rhp
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/21/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 6/2/13
    • DFA by Seattle 7/8/13 (elected free agency 7/11/13) 
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 7/18/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 8/5/13
  • 4 years/$38M (2007-10)
    • signed extension with Detroit 12/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • 07:$4.5M, 08:$8.5M, 09:$12.5M, 10:$12.5M
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2006)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2005)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2004)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/04
  • acquired by Detroit from Oakland in three-team trade 8/02
  • drafted by Oakland 2001 (1-26) (Pasco HS, Wash.)
  • $1.35M signing bonus
  • agent: Greg Genske
  • ML service: 8.096 (through 2013)

Hiram Burgos rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
    • released by Milwaukee 9/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2009 (6-196) (Bethune-Cookman)
  • $15,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.071 (through 2013)

Dave Bush rhp
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/21/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 4/6/13
    • DFA by Toronto 4/8/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/9/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as free agent 12/9/11 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.8M in majors
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/29/11 (minor-league contract)
    • $1M salary in majors
    • contract purchased by Texas 3/31/11
    • DFA by Texas 7/1/11, released 7/8/11
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 7/16/11 (minor-league deal)
    • exercised opt-out, became free agent 8/11/11
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 8/15/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$4.215M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/25/10 ($4.45M-$4.125M)
    • $0.11M in performance bonuses based on IP
  • 1 year/$4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/15/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.55M (2008)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/5/08 (avoided arbitration, $3M-$2.25M)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 210 IP
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2007), re-signed 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.352M (2006), re-signed 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2005)
  • drafted 2002 (2-55)
  • $0.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Rex Gary
  • ML service: 6.154 (through 2013)

Jose Campos rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • non-tendered by NY Yankees 12/2/14
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Seattle 1/13/12
  • signed by Seattle 2009 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Scott Carroll rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/27/14
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 11/25/14, non-tendered 12/2/14
  • 2012
    • released by Cincinnati 7/9/12
    • signed by White Sox as a free agent 7/12/12 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2007 (3-104) (Missouri State)
  • $0.31M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.154

Bruce Chen lhp
1 year/$4.25M (2014), plus 2015 option

  • 1 years/$4.25M (2014), plus 2015 option
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/30/14
    • 14:$3.25M, 15:$5.5M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.125M for each start from 16 to 25
    • DFA by Kansas City 8/29/14, released 9/5/14
  • 2 years/$9M (2012-13)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/23/11
    • 12:$4.5M, 13:$4.5M
    • may earn additional $1M annually in performance bonuses
    • may earn additional $0.5M annually in roster bonuses
  • 1 year/$2M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/15/11
    • performance bonuses to $1.5M
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/11/09 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 4/23/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 2/28/09 (minor-league deal)
    • $0.6M in majors
    • may request and receive release if not on 25-man roster by 6/1/09
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 6/27/09
  • 1 year (2007)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/07
    • contract purchased by Texas 4/07
    • DFA by Texas 4/07
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2006)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 200 IP, 33 starts
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2005)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 12/04 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance, award bonuses
  • 1 year (2004)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/03 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.7M in majors
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Toronto 5/04
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 8/04
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2003)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/03 (lost arbitration, $0.83M-$0.7M)
    • released by Cincinnati 3/03
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 3/03 (minor-league contract, $0.55M in majors)
    • contract purchased by Houston 3/03
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 5/03 after being DFA by Houston
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2002)
    • acquired by Montreal in trade from NY Mets 4/02
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2001)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Philadelphia 7/01
  • 1 year/$0.2075M (2000)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Atlanta 7/00
  • signed by Atlanta 1993 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 10.171 (through 2013)

Aaron Cook rhp
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/16/13 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $1.625M in majors
    • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make ML roster
    • $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors
    • may opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Philadelphia 3/26/13 
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 3/28/13 (minor-league contract) 
    • released by Colorado 11/13/13 
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/17/12 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster by 5/1/12
    • contract purchased by Boston 5/4/12
  • 3 years/$30M (2009-11), plus 2012 mutual option
    • signed extension with Colorado 12/11/07
    • $2.5M signing bonus
    • 09:$8.75M, 10:$9M, 11:$9.25M, 12:$11M option ($0.5M buyout)
    • annual performance bonus: $0.125M for 200 or more IP
    • if traded, remaining annual salaries increase by $1M
    • Cook to make annual $50,000 donation to club charity
    • Colorado declined 2012 option 10/30/11
  • 2 years/$4.55M (2006-07), plus 2008 club option
    • re-signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.1M signing bonus
    • 06:$1.2M, 07:$3.05M, 08:$4.5M club option ($0.2M buyout)
    • Colorado exercised $4.5M 2008 option 10/31/07
    • 2008 club option guaranteed at $5M with 400 IP 2006-07
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd-5th). $0.1M for WS MVP. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $25,000 each for Comeback POY, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger or All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.326M (2005)
  • 1 year (2004)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • agent: Joe Bick
  • ML service: 10.002 (through 2013)

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
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Minnesota 8/10/14
  • 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 by San Francisco 2002 (4-127) (Cal Poly)
  • $0.105M signing bonus
  • agent: Barry Axelrod
  • ML service: 10.027

Casey Crosby lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/17/14
    • released by Detroit 8/11/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/14/12
  • drafted 2007 (5-181) (Kaneland HS, Ill.)
  • $748,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 0.015 (through 2013)

Armando Galarraga rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/3/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 3/23/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/22/13 (minor-league deal)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Cincinnati 7/15/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/30/12 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Baltimore 4/6/12
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 5/21/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Houston 7/28/12
    • DFA by Houston 8/22/12, sent outright to Triple-A 8/24/12
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade 1/24/11 after DFA by Detroit 1/18/11
    • DFA by Arizona 5/18/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.435M (2009)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/28/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Texas 2/5/08 after DFA 1/25/08
    • signed by Detroit 2/26/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased 10/05
  • signed 1998 by Montreal as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $3,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 3.055 (through 2013)

Sean Gallagher rhp
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 5/15/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/6/11 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 11/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4135M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 7/7/10 after DFA by San Diego 7/1/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/26/09
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 7/12/09 (PTBN in 7/6/09 Scott Hairston deal)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/8/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 6/6/07
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2004 (12-366) (Aquinas HS, Fort Lauderdale)
  • $60,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.110 (through 2013)

Freddy Garcia rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/24/14 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • $1.25M in performance bonuses based on games started
    • $1M in performance bonuses based on relief appearances
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 3/25/14 
    • released by Atlanta 3/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/28/13 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $1.3M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.25M in performance bonuses 
    • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make ML roster
    • $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors
    • may opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster
    • released by San Diego 3/24/13 
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/29/13 (minor-league deal) 
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/4/13 
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 6/27/13 (minor-league contract) after opting out of previous contract 
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Baltimore 8/23/13 
    • contract selected by Atlanta 9/1/13 
  • 1 year/$4M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/9/11
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 25, 27, 29, 30 starts. $0.275M for 31st start. $0.3M for 32nd start
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2011)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/2/11 (minor-league deal)
    • $3.6M in performance bonuses based on starts (to 30 GS)
    • may request release if not on active roster March 29, 2011
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 3/30/11
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/23/09 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M if added to 40-man roster
    • may earn additional $6.5M in performance bonuses
    • released by NY Mets 4/28/09
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 6/8/09 (minor-league contract with $1M 2010 club option, $2M in performance bonuses)
    • contract purchased by White Sox 8/18/09
    • White Sox exercised 2010 option 10/5/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 8/12/08 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 9/17/08
  • 3 years/$27M (2005-07)
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 7/04
    • 05:$8M, 06:$9M, 07:$10M
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from White Sox 12/06
  • 1 year/$6.875M (2004)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/04 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Seattle 7/04
  • 1 year/$6.875M (2003)
    • won arbitration with Seattle 2/03 ($6.875M-$5.9M)
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2002)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/02 (avoided arbitration)
    • at signing, largest-ever contract for first-time arbitration-eligible
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2001)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/01
  • 1 year/$0.325M (2000)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/00
  • 1 year/$0.2M (1999)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/99
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Houston 7/04
  • signed by Houston 1993 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Peter Greenberg
  • ML service: 12.144 (through 2013)

Jon Garland rhp
1 year/$0.5M (2013)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/8/13 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 3/23/13
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 3/24/13
    • performance bonuses: $1.35M based on innings 105-195 and $1.25M based on starts 20-32 
    • DFA by Colorado 6/8/13, released 6/10/13 
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/13/12 (minor-league contract) (voided)
  • 1 year/$5M (2011), plus 2012 club option
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/26/10
    • 11:$5M, 12:$8M club option (guaranteed with 190 IP in 2011)
    • 2011 performance bonuses up to $3M based on IP
    • LA Dodgers declined 2012 option 10/4/11
  • 1 year/$5.3M (2010), plus 2011 mutual option
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/26/10
    • 10:$4.7M, 11:$6.75M mutual option ($0.6M buyout if club declines, $0.3M buyout if player declines)
    • Garland declined 2011 option 11/2/10
  • 1 year/$7.25M (2009)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/29/09
    • 09:$6.25M, 10:$10M mutual option ($2.5M buyout if club declines, $1M buyout if player declines)
    • if traded in 2009, new club may not offer arbitration if Garland ranks as a Type A free agent
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Arizona 8/31/09 (Arizona to pay remaining 2009 salary and 2010 buyout)
    • LA Dodgers declined 2010 option 11/5/09
  • 3 years/$29M (2006-08)
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/05
    • 06:$7M, 07:$10M, 08:$12M
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from White Sox 11/19/07, with Angels paying White Sox $1.5M as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2005)
    • re-signed by White Sox 11/04 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2004)
    • re-signed by White Sox 11/03 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.375M (2003)
    • re-signed by White Sox 3/03
  • 1 year/$0.275M (2002)
    • re-signed by White Sox 3/02
  • acquired by White Sox in trade from Cubs 7/98
  • drafted by Cubs 1997 (1-10) (Kennedy HS, Granada Hills, Calif.)
  • $1.325M signing bonus
  • agent: Craig Landis
  • ML service: 11.143 (through 2013)

Aaron Harang rhp
1 year/$1M (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/15/14 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $1M in majors 
    • released by Cleveland 3/23/14
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/25/14 
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 10, 15, 20, 25 starts. $0.25M each for 30, 35, 40, 45 relief appearances
  • 2 years/$12M (2012-13), plus 2014 mutual option
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/8/11
    • 12:$3M, 13:$7M, 14: mutual option between $7M and $8M ($2M buyout)
    • 2014 option valued at:
      • $7M with 360 IP in 2012-13, including 175 IP in 2013
      • $7.5M with 380 IP in 2012-13, including 180 IP in 2013
      • $8M with 400 or more IP in 2012-13
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from LA Dodgers 4/6/13 (Dodgers pay Rockies $4.25M in the deal) 
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Colorado 4/11/13 (Mariners pay $1.5M of 2013 salary) 
    • DFA by Seattle 8/26/13, released 8/30/13 
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 9/2/13 (minor-league contract) 
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/9/13
  • 1 year/$4M (2011), plus 2012 mutual option
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/6/10
    • 11:$3.5M, 12:$5M mutual option ($0.5M buyout)
    • San Diego declined 2012 option 10/31/11
  • 4 years/$36.5M (2007-10), plus 2011 club option
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $5.5M-$4.25M)
    • 07:$4.25M, 08:$6.75M, 09:$11M, 10:$12.5M, 11:$12.75M ($2M buyout)
    • 2011 option increases to $13M with 210 IP in 2010
    • if traded, 2011 option becomes mutual option at $14M ($2.5M buyout)
    • Cincinnati declined 2011 option 11/3/10
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2006)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2005)
  • 1 year/$0.36M (2004)
  • agents: Levinson brothers, ACES
  • ML service: 12.061

Rich Harden rhp
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/21/12 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may opt out of contract 7/31/13 if not on Major League roster
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2011)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/15/10
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2010), plus 2011 mutual option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/10/09
    • 10:$6.5M, 11:$11M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 155, 165, 175, 185, 195 IP
    • $0.25M assignment bonus if traded
    • limited no-trade protection
    • DFA by Texas 10/6/10, released 10/8/10
  • 4 years/$9M (2005-08), plus 2009 club option
    • signed extension with Oakland 4/1/05, replacing 1 year/$0.3365M contract for 2005 signed 3/8/05
    • $1M signing bonus (paid between 4/2005 and 2006)
    • 05:$0.5M, 06:$1M, 07:$2M 08:$4.5M, 09:$7M option (no buyout)
    • 2009 option may be guaranteed based on IP, starts, Cy Young vote
    • escalators for annual salaries based on IP, starts, Cy Young vote
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd place, $50,000 for 3rd). $0.1M for Cy Young ($75,000 for 2nd place, $50,000 3rd)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 7/8/08
    • Cubs exercised $7M option for 2009 10/8/08
  • 1 year/$0.306M (2004)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/27/04
    • split contract paying $0.103M in minors
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 7/17/03
  • signed 5/18/01 (draft and follow)
  • drafted by Oakland 2000 (17-510)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 8.074 (through 2012)

Pedro Hernandez lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Colorado as free agent 11/13/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 7/31/14
    • DFA by Colorado 8/2/14
    • granted free agency 10/14/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/25/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from San Diego 12/31/11 (Carlos Quentin deal)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/29/12 (Francisco Liriano deal)
  • signed by San Diego as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.077 (through 2013)

Roberto Hernandez rhp
1 year/$4.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$4.5M (2014)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/12/13
    • performance bonuses:$0.2M each for 140, 155 innings pitched. $0.3M each for 170, 185 IP. $0.5M for 200 IP
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 8/7/14
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2013)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/18/12
    • performance bonuses: may earn additional $1.25M based on innings and $0.6M based on relief appearances
  • 4 years/$15M (2008-11), plus 2012-14 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/10/08, replacing 1 year/$0.4578M contract signed 2/28/08
    • $0.75M signing bonus
    • 08:$0.5M, 09:$2.75M, 10:$4.9M, 11:$6.1M, 12:$7M club option, 13:$9M club option, 14:$12M club option
    • 2012 option may increase by $1M based with top 5 finishes in 2010-2011 Cy Young voting
    • 2013 and 2014 options may increase by $2M each with top 5 finishes in previous two years’ Cy Young voting
    • Cleveland exercised $7M option for 2012 10/31/11
    • placed on restricted list 1/26/12 (allegedly is Roberto Hernandez Heredia and played under assumed name of Fausto Carmona)
    • contract restructured 3/14/12, reducing 2012 salary to $2.5M, plus performance bonuses, and reducing price of 2013 option to $6M, plus 2012 bonuses earned, in exchange for eliminating 2014 option
    • performance bonuses under restructuring: $0.2M each for 20, 23, 26 starts. $0.2M each for 150, 170, 185 innings
    • roster bonuses under restructuring: $0.25M each for 95, 110, 125, 140, 165 days on 25-man roster
    • Cleveland declined 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/05
  • signed by Cleveland 2000 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Jorge Brito
  • ML service: 8.004

Phil Irwin lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 5/28/14 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 5/22/14
    • released by Texas 8/29/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2009 (21-625) (Mississippi)
  • ML service: 0.120 (through 2013)

Josh Johnson rhp
1 year/$8M (2014)

  • 1 year/$8M (2014)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 11/19/13
    • performance bonus: $1.25M for 26 games started
    • if Johnson starts fewer than 7 games in 2014, club receives $4M option for 2015
    • San Diego declined 2015 option 10/30/14
  • 4 years/$39M (2010-13)
    • signed extension with Florida 1/14/10 (avoided arbitration) (at signing, second largest contract ever for pitcher eligible for arbitration a second time)
    • 10:$3.75M, 11:$7.75M, 12:$13.75M, 13:$13.75M
    • award bonuses: $1M for WS MVP. $0.5M for Cy Young. $50,000 for All Star
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Miami 11/13/12
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Florida 12/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 31, 33 starts
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed 2/22/08
  • 1 year/$0.382M (2007)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/05
  • drafted by Florida 2002 (4-113) (Jenks HS, Okla.)
  • agent: Matt Sosnick
  • ML service: 9.026

Steve Johnson rhp
1 year/$0.506M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.506M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/24/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore for 2012 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 6/3/12
  • 1 year (2010)
    • selected by San Francisco from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/09
    • returned by San Francisco to Baltimore 3/16/10
  • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 7/30/09
  • drafted 2005 (13-406) (St. Paul’s HS, Brooklandville, Md.)
  • ML service: 1.012

Jeff Karstens rhp
1 year/$2.5M (2013)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/17/13
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 12/3/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 20, 25 starts
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 4/27/10
  • 1 year/$0.4015M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11/09
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 11/20/09, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/09
  • 1 year/$0.3933M (2008)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/4/08
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 7/25/08
  • 1 year/$389,495 (2007)
    • re-signed 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased 11/05
    • DFA, contract purchased 8/06
  • drafted 2003 (19-574) (Texas Tech)
  • agent: Moye Sports
  • ML service: 6.132 (through 2013)

Kyle Kendrick rhp
1 year/$7.675M (2014)

  • 1 year/$7.675M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$7.5M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 2/19/12
    • 12:$3M, 13:$4.5M
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 15, 20 starts. $0.15M each for 25, 30 starts
    • award bonuses
    • replaced 1 year/$3.585M deal signed 1/13/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2010)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.475M (2009)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 6/13/07
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2003 (7-205) (Mount Vernon HS, Wash.)
  • $0.135M signing bonus
  • ML service: 6.159

Hiroki Kuroda rhp
1 year/$16M (2014)

  • 1 year/$16M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/6/13
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 190, 210 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$15M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/20/12
    • NY Yankees made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$10M (2012)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/13/12
    • full no-trade clause
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$12M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/4/10
    • $4M signing bonus ($1.5M paid 1/2012, $2.5M in 1/2013)
    • $8M salary for 2011
    • $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • full no-trade clause
    • Kuroda may become a free agent after contract expires
  • 3 years/$35.3M (2008-10)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/15/07
    • $7.3M signing bonus (paid between 3/2008 and 3/2010)
    • 08:$5M, 09:$10M, 10:$13M
    • no-trade protection
    • Kuroda may become a free agent after contract expires
    • perks: $30,000 moving allowance, visa fees paid by club, personal trainer, interpreter, interpreter for family, English lessons, 8 round-trip first class airline tickets between Japan, LA each season
    • Kuroda to donate $0.1M to club charity
  • Hiroshima of Japanese Central League, 1997-2007
  • agent: Steve Hilliard, Octagon
  • ML service: 7.000

John Lannan lhp
1 year/$1.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2014)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/20/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors, $0.15M in minors
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 20, 23, 26, 29, 32 starts. $0.2M each for 150, 160, 170, 180, 190 innings. $0.25M each for 200, 210 innings
    • contract selected by NY Mets 3/27/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 4/16/14
    • refused assignment by NY Mets 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2013)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/15/12
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 150, 160, 170, 180, 190 innings. $0.25M each for 200, 210 IP. $0.25M each for 31, 32, 33, 34 games started 
    • refused outright assignment by Philadelphia 10/17/13
  • 1 year/$5M (2012)
    • lost arbitration with Washington 2/2/12, $5.7M-$5M
    • non-tendered by Washington 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.458M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.424M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/11/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Washington 7/26/07
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (11-324) (Siena)
  • agent: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen)
  • ML service: 5.046 (through 2013)

Charlie Leesman lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 8/16/14, released 8/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 4/14/13, released 4/17/13 
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/23/13 (minor-league contract) 
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2008 (11-330) (Xavier)
  • ML service: 0.030 (through 2013)

Rodrigo Lopez rhp
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/12/13 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Philadelphia 3/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/30/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 4/7/12
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 4/23/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/31/11 (minor-league contract)
    • $1M salary in majors
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Atlanta 5/26/11
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2010)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/09 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 4/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 3/5/09 (minor-league deal)
    • $0.65M in majors
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 5, 10, 15, 20 starts. $25,000 each for 10, 20, 30, 40 relief appearances
    • award bonuses
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 7/3/09
    • released by Philadelphia 9/9/09
  • 1 year (2008), plus 2009 club option
    • signed as a free agent 8/22/08 (minor-league contract)
    • released 11/08
  • 1 year/$4.325M (2007)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Baltimore 1/07
    • signed by Colorado 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 for 190 IP. $0.125M for 200 IP. $0.1M for 210 IP
  • 1 year/$3.75M (2006)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/06 (lost arbitration, $4.5M-$3.75M)
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2005)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/05 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses based on innings pitched
  • 1 year/$0.365M (2004)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/04
  • 1 year/$0.325M (2003)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/03
  • signed by San Diego 1995 as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 8.046 (through 2013)

Paul Maholm lhp
1 year/$1.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2014)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/8/14
    • performance bonuses: may earn up to $5M based on points earned up to 60 points (2 points for each game started, 1.5 points for each relief appearance of 2 innings or more, 1 point for each relief appearance of less than 2 innings)
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2012), plus 2013 club option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/10/12
    • 12:$4.25M, 13:$6.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/12
    • Atlanta exercised 2013 option 10/30/12
  • 3 years/$14.5M (2009-11), plus 2012 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 1/30/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.8M-$2.65M)
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 09:$2M, 10:$4.5M, 11:$5.75M, 12:$9.75M club option ($0.75M buyout)
    • 2012 option may increase by $1.3M based on performance
    • award bonuses
    • Pittsburgh declined 2012 option 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$0.4245M (2008)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/10/08
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.328M (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 8/05
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2003 (1-8) (Mississippi State)
  • $2.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Bo McKinnis
  • ML service: 9.037

John Maine rhp
1 year/$0.625M (2013)

  • 1 year/$0.625M (2013)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/24/12 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.625M in majors
    • contract purchased by Miami 3/31/13 
    • DFA by Miami 4/19/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/27/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Boston 5/10/12
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 5/25/12 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • may earn up to $3M on Major League roster
    • may opt out of contract if not on 25-man roster 6/1/11
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2010)
    • re-signed by Mets 1/15/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 20 starts; $25,000 each for 23, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 starts
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2009)
    • re-signed by Mets 1/30/09 (avoided arbitration, $3M-$2.2M)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 200 IP
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2008)
    • renewed by Mets 3/4/08
  • 1 year/$0.391M (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed 2/05
  • drafted 2002 (6-166)
  • $0.135M signing bonus
  • agent: Rex Gary
  • ML service: 5.035 (through 2013)

Jason Marquis rhp
1 year/$3M (2014)

  • 1 year/$3M (2013)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/3/12
  • 1 year/$3M (2012)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/22/11
    • may earn $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • DFA by Minnesota 5/22/12, released 5/26/12
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 5/29/12 (minor-league contract) (Padres pay pro-rated share of Major League minimum, with Twins responsible for balance of 2012 salary)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 6/7/12
  • 2 years/$15M (2010-11)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/22/09
    • 10:$7.5M, 11:$7.5M
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Washington 7/30/11
  • 3 years/$21M (2007-09)
    • signed by Cubs as a free agent 12/06
    • 07:$4.75M, 08:$6.375M, 09:$9.875M
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $75,000 for All Star. $0.2M for LCS MVP. $0.3M each for MVP, WS MVP. $0.3M for Cy Young ($0.2M for 2nd in vote, $0.15M for 3rd, $0.1M for 4th or 5th)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Cubs 1/6/09, with Cubs paying Rockies $875,000 as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$5.15M (2005)
    • re-signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.275M in performance bonuses
      • $25,000 for 200 IP
      • $75,000 each for 210, 215
      • $0.1M for 220 IP
    • award bonus: $50,000 bonus for winning Silver Slugger
  • 1 year/$3M (2005)
    • re-signed 1/05 (avoided arbitration)
    • $25,000 each for 200 & 205 IP
    • $50,000 each for 210, 215 & 220 IP
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2004)
    • re-signed 12/03 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2003)
  • drafted 1996 (1-35)
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 13.012 (through 2013)

James McDonald rhp
1 year/$1M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/13/14
    • performance bonuses
    • refused assignment, elected free agency 10/30/14.
  • 1 year/$3.025M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/31/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.4M-$2.65M)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 9/7/13, sent outright to Triple-A 9/12/13 (refused assignment 9/13/13)
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.443M (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/10 (Dotel) (Pirates paid Dodgers $0.5M as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$400,750 (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/28/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2002 (11-331) (Golden West JC, Calif.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus (draft & follow)
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service: 5.074

D.J. Mitchell rhp
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 1/4/13 after being DFA 12/26/12
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/13
    • DFA by Seattle 4/11/13 (elected free agency)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 4/22/13 (minor-league contract) 
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 7/23/12
    • DFA by Seattle 12/26/12
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2008 (10-320) (Clemson)
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.025 (through 2012)

Franklin Morales lhp
1 year/$1.7125M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.7125M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.4875M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Boston 12/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2012)
    • signed by Boston 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.424M (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Colorado 5/20/11
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2009)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($71,966 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.391M (2008)
    • split contract, $62,500 in minors
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased 8/18/07
  • signed 2002 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 6.007

Brett Myers rhp
1 year/$7M (2013), plus 2014 option

  • 1 year/$7M (2013), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/2/13
    • 13:$7M, 14:$8M club option
    • 2014 option guaranteed if Myers pitches 200 innings in 2013 and passes physical after 2013 season
    • released by Cleveland 8/29/13
  • 2 years/$23M (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Houston 8/1/10, replacing option year of previous deal
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 11:$7M, 12:$11M, 13:$10M club option ($3M buyout)
    • 2013 option guaranteed based on 2012 games started (re-worked 2/12 to vest with 45 GF in 2012, reflecting change to closer’s role)
    • $1.5M in annual performance bonuses
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Houston 7/21/12 (Astros pay $1M of $4.84M remaining in 2012 salary)
    • Chicago White Sox declined 2013 option 10/30/12
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2010), plus 2011 mutual option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/12/10
    • 10:$3.1M, 11:$8M mutual option ($2M buyout)
  • 3 years/$25.75M (2007-09)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $5.9M-$5M)
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 07:$5M, 08:$8.5M, 09:$12M
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2006)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2005)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/05
  • 1 year/$0.3625M (2004)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • drafted by Philadelphia 1999 (1-12) (Englewood Senior HS, Jacksonville)
  • $2.05M signing bonus
  • agent: Craig Landis
  • ML service: 11.048 (through 2013)

Jeff Niemann rhp
1 year/$3M (2013)

  • 1 year/$3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/13 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2012)
    • lost arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/3/12 ($3.2M-$2.75M)
  • 1 year/$0.903M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/10
  • 1 year/$1.032M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/10
  • 5 years/$5.2M (2005-09)
    • signed Major League contract with Tampa Bay 1/05
    • $3.2M signing bonus paid over 5 years
    • 09:$0.65M
    • may earn total of $5.7M with bonuses
  • drafted 2004 (1-4) (Rice)
  • agent: Casey Close
  • ML service: 5.022 (through 2013)

Ross Ohlendorf rhp
1 year/$1.25M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 12/2/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $3M annually based on starts, innings, appearances
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 10/28/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/9/13 (minor-league deal)
    • may opt out of contract at mid-season if not yet on Major League roster 
    • contract selected by Washington 6/12/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Boston 2/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • opted out of contract with Boston 6/2/12
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 6/4/12
    • DFA by San Diego 9/4/12, sent outright to Triple-A 9/7/12
  • 1 year/$2.025M (2011)
    • won arbitration with Pittsburgh 2/9/11 ($2.025M-$1.4M)
    • released by Pittsburgh 12/7/11
  • 1 year/$0.439M (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4135M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11/09
  • 1 year/$391,425 (2008)
    • re-signed 3/4/08
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 7/25/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • acquired in trade from Arizona 9/9/07
    • contract purchased 9/9/07
  • drafted 2004 (4-116) (Princeton)
  • $0.28M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.170 (through 2013)

Sean O’Sullivan rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/28/14 
    • DFA by Philadelphia 6/29/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/14
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/7/14
    • DFA by Philadelphia 8/11/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/12/14
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/5/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/6/14 (refused assignment 10/7/14)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/11/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/12/13 
    • DFA by San Diego 8/19/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/22/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.4935M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 4/4/12
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City (for cash) 6/21/12
  • 1 year/$0.4205M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Angels 2/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 7/22/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 6/16/09
  • drafted by LA Angels 2005 (3-103) (Grossmont JC, Calif.)
  • $0.5M signing bonus (draft & follow)
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service: 1.134 (through 2013)

Felipe Paulino rhp
1 year/$1.75M (2014), plus 2015 option

  • 1 year/$1.75M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/9/13
    • 14:$1.5M, 15:$4M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • Chicago White Sox declined 2015 option 10/30/14
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 11/29/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance and roster bonuses: may earn additional $0.25M based on games started and days spent on active roster 
    • refused outright assignment by Kansas City 11/20/13
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2012)
    • signed by Kansas City 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.79M (2011)
    • signed by Colorado 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade 5/27/11 after being DFA by Colorado 5/22/11
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2010)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/23/10
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Houston 11/18/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/21/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/05
    • re-signed by Houston 2/06
  • signed by Houston 2001 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 6.163

Brad Penny rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/16/14 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • $1.5M in performance bonuses based on games, innings pitched
    • may opt out of contract 4/2/14 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Kansas City 3/7/14
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 8/9/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/9/14
  • 2013: did not play
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Fukuoka of Japan (1 year/$4M, with 2013 option)
    • released by Fukuoka 5/8/12
    • signed by San Francisco as free agent 5/19/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 6/29/12
  • 1 year/$3M (2011)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/11/11
    • $3 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2010)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/7/09
    • $1.5M in performance bonuses (full amount for 204 IP)
  • 1 year/$5M (2009)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/9/09
    • performance bonuses:
      • $0.5M each for 160, 170, 180, 190 IP
      • $0.5M each for 55, 65, 75 games or 35 games finished
      • $1M each for 200 IP or 50 games finished
    • released by Boston 8/27/09
    • signed by San Francisco as free agent 8/31/09 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 9/1/09
  • 3 year/$25.5M (2006-08), plus 2009 club option
    • signed extension with LA Dodgers 6/05
    • $3M signing bonus (paid 2006-08)
    • 06:$4.5M, 07:$7.5M, 08:$8.5M, 09:$8.75M option ($2M buyout)
    • limited no-trade clause
    • LA Dodgers declined 2009 option 10/08
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/05 (avoided arbitration, $5.7M-$4.7M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each 160, 180 IP. $50,000 200 IP
  • 1 year/$3.725M (2004)
    • re-signed by Florida 1 /04 (avoided arbitration) 
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Florida 7/04
  • 1 year/$1.875M (2003)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/03 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$377,500 (2002)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/02
  • acquired by Florida in trade from Arizona 7/99
  • drafted by Arizona 1996 (5-155) (Broken Arrow HS, Okla.)
  • agent: Brian Peters
  • ML service: 12.148

Wandy Rodriguez lhp
3 years/$34M (2011-13), plus 2014 option

  • 3 years/$34M (2011-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Houston 1/25/11 (avoided arbitration, $10.25M-$8M)
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 11:$7M, 12:$10M, 13:$13M, 14:$13M club option ($2.5M buyout)
    • option may become guaranteed based on performance
    • option becomes player option with trade
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Houston 7/24/12 (Pirates pay about $1.7M of remaining 2012 salary and $8.5M of $13M salary for 2013. If Rodriguez exercises option, Pirates pay $7.5M of $13M salary for 2014.)
    • Rodriguez exercised 2014 option 11/1/13 
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 5/22/14, released 5/30/14
  • 1 year/$5M (2010)
    • lost arbitration with Houston 2/18/10 ($7M-$5M)
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2009)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/26/09 (avoided arbitration, $3M-$2.25M)
  • 1 year/$0.451M (2008)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/28/08
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2007)
    • re-signed 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • renewed 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed 3/05 (split contract)
  • agent: Adam Katz (previously Barry Praver)
  • ML service: 8.105 (through 2013)

Johan Santana lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/4/14
    • salary of $3M in majors
    • roster bonuses: $0.25M for 30 days on active 25-man roster. $0.35M for 60 days. $0.5M for 90 days. $1M for 100 days
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M for 5 games started. $0.35M for 10 GS. $0.5M for 15 GS. $0.75M for 20 GS. $0.15M each for 21, 22 GS. $0.2M each for 23, 24 GS. $0.4M for 25 GS
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 5/30/14
    • $0.1M payment if released before 3/25/14 
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/2/14
  • 6 years/$137.5M (2008-13), plus 2014 club option
    • acquired in trade from Minnesota 2/2/08 (Santana waived no-trade, agreed to new 6-year deal, replacing final year of previous contract)
    • 08:$19M, 09:$20M, 10:$21M, 11:$22.5M, 12:$24M, 13:$25.5M, 14:$25M club option ($5.5M buyout)
    • full no-trade clause
    • $5M deferred annually at 1.25% compound interest (payable June 30 seven years after season in which salary was earned), reducing present-day value of package to $123.1M
    • award bonuses: $0.5M-$1.5M for Cy Young (varies based on number won), $0.25M each for MVP or World Series MVP, $0.1M each for All Star selection, LCS MVP, post-season MVP, post-season All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
    • 2014 club option becomes player option if Santana:
      • wins Cy Young award from 2008-13 and finishes second or third in the Cy Young vote in one other season
      • ranks second or third in Cy Young vote in any 3 seasons, 2008-13
      • is on the active roster for the final 30 days of 2013 season, and 1) pitches 2015 innings in 2013, or 2) pitches 420 innings in 2012-13, or 3) pitches 630 innings in 2011-13
    • if 2014 option is Santana’s and he declines it, he receives no buyout
    • perks: hotel suite on road trips, 15-person suite for ’08 home games
    • Santana to donate $0.25M annually to Mets charity
    • NY Mets declined 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 4 years/$39.75M (2005-08)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 2/05 (avoided arbitration, $6.8M-$5M)
    • 05:$5.5M, 06:$9M, 07:$12M, 08:$13.25M
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, 2nd in MVP or 3rd in Cy Young vote. $50,000 each for Gold Glove, MVP, LCS MVP or 2nd in Cy Young vote. $0.1M each for WS MVP or Cy Young award
    • limited no-trade clause 2006-08 (may block deals to 3 clubs in 2005, 8 in 2006, 10 in 2007, 12 in 2008)
    • full no-trade protection for 2007-08 with top 3 in Cy Young vote in 2006 or 2007
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2004)
    • lost in arbitration to Minnesota 2/04 ($2.45M-$1.6M)
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2003)
  • agent: Peter Greenberg
  • ML service: 14.069

Joe Saunders lhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 3/5/14 ($0.25M guaranteed)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • roster bonus: $0.5M for 90 days on active roster
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180 innings. $0.25M each for 190, 200, 210 innings
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for LCS MVP, Gold Glove. $50,000 each for All-Star selection, WS MVP, Comeback Player of the Year. $0.1M for Cy Young
    • DFA by Texas 7/1/14, released 7/4/14 
    • signed by KC as a free agent 7/8/14 (minor-league contract) 
    • released by Kansas City 7/29/14
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 8/5/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/1/14
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2013), plus 2014 mutual option
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/11/13
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses 
    • Seattle declined 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$6M (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/17/12
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Arizona 8/26/12
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Arizona 12/12/11
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/29/10 (avoided arbitration, $3.85M-$3.6M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 180, 200 IP
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from LA Angels 7/25/10 (Haren deal)
  • 1 year/$0.475M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/26/09
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/08
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • renewed by LA Angels 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
  • drafted by Anaheim 2002 (1-12) (Virginia Tech)
  • $1.825M signing bonus
  • agent: Greg Genske
  • ML service: 7.138

Max Scherzer rhp
1 year/$15.525M (2014)

  • 1 year/$15.525M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • Detroit made qualifying offer 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$6.725M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/4/13 (avoided arbitration, $7.4M-$6.05M)
  • 1 year/$3.75M (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 4 years/$4.3M (2007-10)
    • signed Major League contract with Arizona 5/30/07
    • 09:$1.45M
    • performance bonuses may increase value to $6M
    • acquired by Detroit in 3-way trade from Arizona 12/9/09
  • drafted by Arizona 2006 (1-11) (Missouri)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 6.079

James Shields rhp
4 years/$11.25M (2008-11), plus 2012-14 options

  • 4 years/$11.25M (2008-11), plus 2012-14 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 1/23/08
    • 08:$1M, 09:$1.5M, 10:$2.5M, 11:$4.25M, 12:$7M club option ($2M buyout), 13:$9M club option ($1.5M buyout), 14:$12M club option ($1M buyout)
    • value of 2012-14 club options may increase package to $38M
    • performance bonuses based on innings pitched, starts, and Cy Young voting may increase package to $44M
    • assignment bonus of $0.75M if traded
    • Tampa Bay exercised $7M option for 2012 10/31/11
    • 2012 salary increased by $0.5M to $7.5M with top 5 finish in 2011 Cy Young vote
    • 2013 option increased by $1.25M to $10.25M with escalators
    • 2014 option increased to about $13.5M with escalators
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2013 option at $10.25M 10/30/12 
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Tampa Bay 12/9/12
    • Kansas City exercised $13.5M option for 2014 10/30/13
    • Kansas City made qualifying offer 11/1/14 
  • 1 year/$0.3949M (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/05
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2000 (16-466) (Hart HS, Newhall, Calif.)
  • agent: PSI Sports Management
  • ML service: 8.125

Eric Stults lhp
1 year/$2.75M (2014)

  • 1 year/$2.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 12/3/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by San Diego 11/3/14, sent outright to Triple-A 11/12/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.5076M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by White Sox as a free agent 12/1/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 5/7/12
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 5/17/12 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/15/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/29/10 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Colorad0 7/3/11
    • DFA by Colorado 7/25/11, sent outright to Triple-A 7/27/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
    • rights sold to Hiroshima 3/30/10
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/6/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/23/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 9/06
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2002 (15-451) (Bethel College)
  • ML service: 4.075

Ryan Vogelsong rhp
1 year/$5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$5M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/1/13
    • performance bonuses
  • 2 years (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with San Francisco 1/12/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • 12:$3M, 13:$5M, 14:$6.5M club option ($0.3M buyout)
    • performance bonuses in 2012-13: $50,000 each for 180, 185, 190 IP. $75,000 for 195, 200 IP
    • San Francisco declined 2014 option 11/3/13
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/14/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 4/17/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/13/10 (minor-league deal)
    • signed by LA Angels 7/27/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 2009: Orix Buffaloes of Japan
  • 2007-08: Hanshin Tigers of Japan
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A after being DFA 6/06
    • $0.2M in performance bonuses: $25,000 for 10 GS. $30,000 each for 15, 20 GS. $40,000 for 25 GS. $25,000 each for 45, 55, 65 g
  • 1 year/$0.332M (2005)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/05
  • 1 year/$0.3115M (2004)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/03
  • 1 year/$0.2125M (2002)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/02
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from San Francisco 7/01
  • drafted by San Francisco 1998 (5-158) (Kutztown University)
  • agent: Dave Meier
  • ML service: 8.020

Chris Young rhp
1 year/$1.25M (2014)

  • 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 2000 (3-89)
  • $1.65M signing bonus
  • agent: Lon Babby
  • ML service: 8.162

Barry Zito lhp
7 years/$126M (2007-13)), plus 2014 option

  • 7 years/$126M (2007-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/06
    • at signing, largest-ever contract for a pitcher
    • 07:$10M, 08:$14.5M, 09:$18.5M, 10:$18.5M, 11:$18.5M, 12:$19M, 13:$20M, 14:$18M club option ($7M buyout)
    • option vests with 200 IP in 2013 or 400 IP in 2012-13 or 600 IP 2011-13
    • if 2014 option vests, Zito may opt out and receive $3.5M buyout
    • full no-trade clause
    • award bonuses:
      • Cy Young award: $0.5M for winning once, $0.75M for 2nd time, $1M each for 3 or more ($0.2M for placing 2nd in vote, $0.15M for 3rd, $0.1M for 4th, $50,000 for 5th)
      • MVP: $0.25M for winning, $0.15M for 2nd place in vote, $0.1M for 3rd, $75,000 for 4th, $50,000 for 5th
      • $0.2M for WS MVP
      • $0.1M each for Gold Glove, All Star selection, LCS MVP
    • perks: suite on road trips
    • San Francisco declined 2014 option 11/2/13
  • 4 years/$9.3M (2002-05), plus 2006 club option
    • signed extension with Oakland 5/02, replacing 1 year/$0.295M deal
    • $0.4M signing bonus
    • 02:$0.5M, 03:$0.9M, 04:$2.7M, 05:$4.8M, 06:$7M club option
    • escalators:
      • 2004: $0.1M for 400 IP 2002-03, $0.2M for 420 IP 2002-03
      • 2005: $0.7M for 540-630 IP 2002-04
      • 2006: $0.2M for 570 IP 2002-05, $1.25M for Cy Young 02-05
    • $50,000 All Star bonus
    • 2006 option vested at $8.5M 8/05
  • 1 year/$0.24M (2001)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/01
  • 1 year (2000)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/22/00
  • drafted by Oakland 1999 (1-9) (USC)
  • $1.59M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras (re-hired 7/06, replacing Arn Tellem) (had fired Scott Boras late in 2001 season)
  • ML service: 13.072 (through 2013)

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