Free Agent Pitchers

The following players are unsigned & may negotiate with any club.
Service time in years and days, through 2016, unless noted.

Starting Pitchers
(For Relievers, click here)

Scott Baker rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/23/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • released by NY Yankees 3/29/15
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 4/3/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 4/26/15
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 5/3/15
  • 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 (through 2014)

Brandon Beachy rhp
1 year/$1.5M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/6/16 (non-guaranteed)
    • roster bonus of $0.25M for making Opening Day roster
    • performance bonuses: $0.75M based on games, $2.75M for starts:
      • games: $0.1M each for 30, 40, 45. $0.15M each for 50, 55, 60
      • games started: $0.25M each for unspecified GS thresholds. $0.5M each for 15, 20 GS. $0.75M each for 25, 30 GS
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 1/27/16
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2015), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/21/15
    • 15:$2.75M, 16:$3M club option
    • $0.25M buyout added to option with 10 innings pitched in 2015
    • option increases $0.5M each for 1, 5, 10, 15, 18, 21 starts in 2015
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 7/30/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/15
    • elected free agency 10/16/15
  • 1 year/$0.4165M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/21/11
  • 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
  • agent: Rob Martin, Icon Sports
  • ML service: 4.131 (through 2015)

David Buchanan rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
    • DFA by Philadelphia 11/18/16, released 11/23/16
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 5/24/14
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2010 (7-231) (Georgia State)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • agent: TWC Sports
  • ML service: 1.008

Mark Buehrle lhp
4 years/$58M (2012-15)

  • 4 years/$58M (2012-15)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/8/11
    • $4M signing bonus (deferred without interest)
    • 12:$6M, 13:$11M, 14:$18M, 15:$19M
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Miami 11/13/12 (Marlins paid Jays $8.5M as part of the deal)
  • 4 years/$56M (2008-11)
    • signed extension with White Sox 7/8/07
    • 08:$14M, 09:$14M, 10:$14M, 11:$14M
    • award bonus: $25,000 for Gold Glove, $15,000 for All Star selection
    • no-trade protection
      • 2008: full no-trade clause
      • 2009 – July 15, 2010: limited no-trade protection allowing Buehrle to block trades to certain unspecified clubs. A trade triggers an escalator paying $1M raise to $15M annually, plus a guaranteed fifth year paying $15M for 2012.
      • July 16, 2010-2011: Buehrle may not be traded without his permission, under right as 10-and-5 player
  • 3 years/$18M (2004-06), plus 2007 club option
    • avoided arbitration with White Sox 12/11/03
    • 04:$3.5M, 05:$5.75M, 06:$7.75M, 07:$9.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • club exercised $9.5M 2007 option 10/06
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2003)
    • renewed by Chicago White Sox 3/03
  • 1 year/$0.31M (2002)
    • renewed by Chicago White Sox 3/02
  • 1 year/$0.225M (2001)
  • 1 year/$0.2M (2000)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 7/16/00
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 1998 (38-1,139) (Howell North HS, St. Charles, Mo.)
  • signed 5/21/99, $0.15M signing bonus (draft & follow)
  • agent: Jeff Berry, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 15.078 (through 2015)

Chris Capuano lhp
1 year/$1.5M (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/25/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 3/29/16
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 4/2/16
  • 1 year/$5M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/16/14
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/29/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/31/15
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/12/15
    • DFA by NY Yankees 8/15/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/17/15
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/18/15
    • DFA by NY Yankees 8/22/15, activated 8/24/15
    • DFA by NY Yankees 8/26/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/28/15
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/7/15
  • 1 year/$2.25 (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/20/14
    • may earn additional $0.5M in roster bonuses
    • performance bonuses: $1.25M based on starts, beginning at 12. $1M based on innings, beginning at 70
    • DFA by Boston 6/25/14, released 7/1/14
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 7/4/14 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Colorado 7/24/14
  • 2 years/$10 (2012-13), plus 2014 mutual option
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/1/11
    • 12:$3M, 13:$6M, 14:$8M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 each for 160, 170, 180, 187, 195 innings annually. $0.25M for 360 innings in 2012-13
    • LA Dodgers declined 2014 option 10/31/13
  • 1 year/$1.5 (2011)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/3/11
    • performance bonuses based on starts (to 32) and IP (to 200)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/09 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of deal if not on Major League roster by 5/20/10 (deadline extended from 5/10)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/15/08 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.5M salary in majors
  • 1 year/$3.75M (2008)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Milwaukee 12/12/08
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2007)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/07 (avoided arbitration, $3.7M-$2.8M)
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2006)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/06 (split contract, $0.272M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.34M (2005)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.304M (2004)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Arizona 11/03
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/04
  • drafted by Arizona 1999 (8-238) (Duke)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 11.152

Scott Carroll rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 7/14/16
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/20/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/22/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/27/15
  • 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
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 1.059 (through 2015)

Tim Cooney lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/17
    • released by Cleveland 4/2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from St. Louis 11/18/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 4/30/15
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (3-117) (Wake Forest)
  • $0.4044M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 0.025

John Danks lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/12/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • released by Atlanta 3/21/17
  • 5 years/$65M (2012-16)
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/23/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • $7.5M signing bonus (paid between 6/12 and 10/12)
    • 12:$0.5M, 13:$14.25M, 14:$14.25M, 15:$14.25M, 16:$14.25M
    • full no-trade clause for 2012
    • may block trades to six clubs annually for 2013-16 (for 2014, no-trade list includes Baltimore, Oakland, Toronto and Washington)
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/3/16, released 5/13/16
  • 1 year/$6M (2011)
    • re-signed by White Sox 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.45M (2010)
    • re-signed by White Sox 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2009)
    • re-signed by White Sox 2/24/09
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by White Sox 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • acquired by White Sox in trade from Texas 12/06
    • contract purchased by White Sox 4/07
  • drafted by Texas 2003 (1-9) (Round Rock HS, Texas)
  • $2.1M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Jeff Berry) (previously Scott Boras)
  • ML service: 9.041

Edwin Escobar lhp
2017

  • 2017
    • DFA by Cleveland 1/5/17, released 1/10/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers 4/29/16 after being DFA by Boston 4/20/16
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Arizona 11/18/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Francisco 7/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/20/12
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
  • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Texas 4/1/10
  • signed by Texas 7/2/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: TLA Worldwide
  • ML service: 0.150

Gavin Floyd rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/5/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • released by Toronto 3/28/17
  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/6/16
    • roster bonuses based on days on active 25-man roster: $0.5M for 90 days. $0.25M each for 120, 140 days
  • 1 year/$4M (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/16/14
    • may earn additional $6M in performance bonuses based on starts (beginning at 19 GS) and innings (beginning at 160 IP)
  • 1 year/$4M (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/16/13
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for each start between 21-28. $0.5M each for each starts between 30-33
    • roster bonuses: $0.175M each for 15 days on roster. $0.25M each for 30, 60 days
  • 4 years/$15.5M (2009-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/22/09, replacing 1 year/$0.52M deal signed 2/24/09
    • 09:$0.75M, 10:$2.75M, 11:$5M, 12:$7M, 13:$9.5M club option
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star start ($15,000 for All Star selection). $50,000 for TSN All Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, Cy Young or Rolaids ($90,000 for 2nd in vote, $80,000 for 3rd, $70,000 for 4th, $60,000 for 5th
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2006) (Philadelphia)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox 12/06 in trade from Philadelphia
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/05
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2001 (1-4) (Mount Saint Joseph HS, Baltimore)
  • $4.2M bonus
  • agent: Ron Shapiro
  • ML service: 10.045

Jeremy Guthrie rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)

    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/3/17 (minor-league contract with opt-out date of 3/27/17 if not on Major League roster)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/8/17
    • DFA by Washington 4/9/17, elected free agency 4/12/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/20/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.75M in majors
    • may opt out of contract 3/28/16 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Texas 3/28/16 after exercising opt-out clause
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 3/31/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Diego 6/1/16
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 6/25/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Miami 7/30/16
  • 3 years/$25M (2013-15)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/20/12
    • 13:$5M, 14:$11M, 15:$9M
    • deal restructured 1/13/14, reducing 2014 salary from $11M to $8M and adding a 2016 mutual option for $10M ($3.2M buyout)
    • Kansas City declined 2016 option 11/4/15
  • 1 year/$8.2M (2012)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Baltimore 2/6/12
    • signed by Colorado 2/6/12 (avoided arbitration, $10.25M-$7.25M)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Colorado 7/20/12
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11/11 (avoided arbitration, $6.5M-$5M)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$3M (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/12/10 (avoided arbitration, $3.625M-$2.3M)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd or 3rd in vote); $50,000 each All Star, Gold Glove, WS MVP, LCS MVP
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2009)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.77M (2008)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/16/08 (split contract, $0.247M in minors)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd or 3rd). $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP, WS MVP
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • claimed off waivers from Cleveland after being DFA 1/07
  • 4 years/$4.5M (2003-06)
    • signed Major League contract with Cleveland 10/3/02
    • $2M signing bonus
    • $2.5M paid over 4 years
  • drafted by Cleveland 2002 (1-20) (Stanford)
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2001 (3-84) (did not sign)
  • agents: Excel Sports Management
  • ML service: 9.130

Matt Harrison lhp
5 years/$55M (2013-17), plus 2018 option

  • 5 years/$55M (2013-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Texas 1/16/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 13:$5M, 14:$8M, 15:$13M, 16:$13M, 17:$13M, 18:$13.25M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 2018 option guaranteed with 600 innings in 2015-17, including 200 IP in 2017
    • salary for 2018 option increases $0.5M for each season of 200 IP in 2013-17
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Texas 7/29/15, with Phillies responsible for $32,759,562 remaining on Harrison’s contract ($4,759,562 in 2015, $26M in 2016-17 salaries and $2M buyout), plus an additional $9.5M paid to Texas to cover a portion of the $81,737,704 remaining on Cole Hamels’ contract
    • released by Philadelphia 11/15/16
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration, $3.5M-$2.45M)
  • 1 year/$428,830 (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/22/11
  • 1 year/$406,090 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.4055M (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/19/07
    • re-signed by Texas 2/6/08
    • performance bonus: $10,000 for Rookie of the Year
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Atlanta 7/31/07 (Teixeira deal)
  • drafted by Atlanta 2003 (3-97) (South Grandville HS, Creedmoor, N.C.)
  • $0.395M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 8.083

Roberto Hernandez rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • exercised opt-out clause, released by Toronto 3/29/16
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/27/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Toronto 7/2/16
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 7/15/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 8/6/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 8/12/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/15/16
  • 1 year/$2.65M (2015)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 2/12/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2.65M in majors
    • may opt of of contract 4/1/15 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Houston 3/31/15
    • DFA by Houston 7/30/15, released 8/8/15
  • 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: 8.128 (through 2015)

Danny Hultzen lhp
2016

  • 5 years/$8.5M (2011-15)
    • signed Major League contract with Seattle 8/15/11
    • $6.35M signing bonus
    • with performance bonuses, total value could reach $10.6M
    • DFA by Seattle 11/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/15
  • drafted by Seattle 2011 (1-2) (University of Virginia)
  • agent: Brodie Van Wagenen, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Taylor Jordan rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
    • released by Washington 6/28/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5043M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/29/13
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (9-262) (Brevard CC, Fla.)
  • $99,500 signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports Group
  • ML service: 1.047 (through 2015)

Mike Kickham lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Francisco 5/29/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade 1/14/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 1/9/15
    • signed by Seattle 3/15
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 5/5/15 after being DFA by Seattle 5/4/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 5/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from San Francisco 12/23/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 5/28/13
  • drafted by San Francisco 2010 (6-198) (Missouri State)
  • $0.41M signing bonus
  • agent: Platinum Sports
  • ML service: 0.087 (through 2014)

John Lannan lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/14/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/19/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 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: 5.064 (through 2014)

Cliff Lee lhp
5 years/$120M (2011-15), plus 2016 option

  • 5 years/$120M (2011-15), plus 2016 option
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/14/10
    • 11:$11M, 12:$21.5M, 13:$25M, 14:$25M, 15:$25M, 16:$27.5M club option ($12.5M buyout)
    • option becomes guaranteed if Lee 1) is not on the disabled list at end of 2015 season with injury to left elbow or left shoulder, and 2) has 200 IP in 2015 or 400 IP in 2014-15
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All-Star, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M for Cy Young ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd)
    • limited no-trade protection (may block trades to 20 clubs, including all clubs except Atlanta, Cleveland, Houston, Miami, Minnesota, NY Mets, San Diego, Tampa Bay and Washington)
    • Philadelphia declined 2016 option 11/3/15
  • 4 years/$15M (2006-09), plus 2010 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 8/06
    • replaced 1 year/$0.4062M deal signed 3/06
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 06:$0.75M, 07:$2.75M, 08:$3.75M, 09:$5.75M,
      10:$8M club option ($1M buyout)
    • price of 2010 option increases to:
      • $9M with Cy Young in 2008 (met) or 2009
      • $8.75M with 2nd or 3rd in Cy Young vote in 2008 or 2009
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for All Star selection, $0.25M for Cy Young, $0.15M for 2nd or 3rd in Cy Young vote, $75,000 for 4th or 5th in Cy Young vote
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Cleveland 7/29/09
    • Philadelphia exercised $9M 2010 club option 11/6/09
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Philadelphia 12/16/09
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Seattle 7/9/10 (Mariners to pay about $2.5M of roughly $4.2M left on Lee’s contract for 2010)
  • 1 year/$0.345M (2005)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/05
    • split contract paying $242,600 in minors
    • award bonus for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.3032M (2004)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/04
    • split contract paying $157,400 in minors
    • award bonus for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.3009M (2003)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/03
  • 1 year/$0.2M (2002)
    • re-signed by Montreal 2/02 (split contract)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Montreal 6/02
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 9/02
  • drafted by Montreal 2000 (4-105) (Arkansas)
  • agent: Darek Braunecker
  • ML service: 12.100 (through 2015)

Colby Lewis rhp
1 year/$6M (2016)

  • 1 year/$6M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/16
  • 1 year/$4M (2005)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/3/14
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 11/20/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2M in majors
    • contract selected by Texas 4/14/14
  • 1 year/$2M (2013)
    • signed extension with Texas 9/18/12
    • $4M in performance, roster bonuses based on games started and days on active roster
  • 2 years/$5M (2010-11), plus 2012 club option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/19/10
    • 10:$1.75M, 11:$3M, 12:$3.25M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 30, 31, 32 starts. $75,000 each for 170, 180 IP. $0.1M each for 190, 200 IP
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for Cy Young
    • Texas exercised $3.25M option for 2012 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2008)
    • re-signed by Oakland 10/25/07 (split contract, $0.15M in minors)
    • played 2008-09 for Hiroshima of Japanese Central League
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2007)
    • signed by Washington 11/06
    • released by Washington 3/07
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 3/07
    • contract purchased by Oakland 5/22/07, DFA 7/16/07
    • contract purchased by Oakland 8/29/07
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from Oakland 11/2/07
    • released by Kansas City 12/07
  • 1 year/$0.3395M (2005)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/05
  • 1 year/$0.3375M (2004)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/03
  • 1 year/$0.3025M (2003)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/03
  • 1 year/$0.2M (2002)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/02
  • drafted by Texas 1999 (1s-38) (Bakersfield JC, Calif.)
  • $0.8625M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 10.132

Tim Lincecum rhp
1 year/$2.5M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 5/20/16 (salary pro-rated)
    • performance bonuses based on starts: $25,000 for 11 GS. $50,000 for 13 GS. $0.1M for 15 GS. $0.2M for 17 GS. $0.4M for 19 GS
    • roster bonuses based on days on active roster: $0.125M each for 4, 30, 60, 90 days, excluding time on disabled list with right hip injury
    • DFA by LA Angels 8/6/16 (optional assignment)
  • 2 years/$35M (2014-15)
    • signed extension with San Francisco 10/23/13
    • 14:$17M, 15:$18M
    • full no-trade protection
  • 2 years/$40.5M (2012-13)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/30/12 (avoided arbitration, $21.5M-$17M)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$18M, 13:$22M
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for Gold Glove. $0.1M for All-Star. $0.25M for NL MVP ($0.15M for 2nd in MVP vote, $0.1M for 3rd, $75,000 for 4th, $50,000 for 5th). $0.5M for 2012 NL Cy Young ($0.25M for 2nd in Cy Young vote, $0.1M for 3rd, $75,000 for 4th, $50,000 for 5th). If Lincecum wins 2012 Cy Young, bonus for winning 2013 Cy Young increases to $1M.
  • 2 years/$23M (2010-11)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/12/10 (avoided arbitration, $13M-$8M)
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 10:$8M, 11:$13M
    • performance bonus: $0.2M for 225 IP
    • award bonuses: $0.5M for Cy Young ($0.25M for 2nd in vote, $0.1M for 3rd, $75,000 for 4th, $50,000 for 5th). $0.1M each for All Star, NL MVP. $50,000 for LCS MVP. $75,000 WS MVP
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/26/09
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2008)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 5/6/07
  • drafted by San Francisco 2006 (1-10) (Washington)
  • signed 6/06, $2.025M signing bonus
  • agent: Rick Thurman, Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 9.032

Kyle Lohse rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 5/13/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/9/16
    • DFA by Texas 7/26/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/29/16 (refused assignment)
  • 3 years/$33M (2013-15)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 3/25/13
    • 13:$11M, 14:$11M, 15:$11M
    • $7M of 2013 salary deferred, to be paid in 2016-18, reducing contract’s present-day total value to $31.95M
    • annual performance bonus: $0.35M for 190 innings
  • 4 years/$41M (2009-12)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 9/29/08
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 09:$7.125M, 10:$8.875M, 11:$11.875M, 12:$11.875M
    • full no-trade clause
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2008)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/14/08
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 160, 170, 180, 190, 200 IP
    • $0.5M assignment bonus if traded
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Cincinnati 7/30/07
  • 1 year/$3.95M (2006)
    • won arbitration with Minnesota 2/06 ($3.95M-$3.4M)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Minnesota 7/06
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2005)
    • won arbitration with Minnesota 2/05 ($2.4M-$2.15M)
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2004)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2003)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/03
  • 1 year/$0.215M (2002)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/02
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Chicago Cubs 5/99
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 1996 (29-862) (Butte College, Oroville, Calif.)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 14.092 (through 2015)

Jason Marquis rhp
1 year/$1.5M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/20/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/5/15
    • DFA by Cincinnati 6/5/15, released 6/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 6/4/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 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 Chicago 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 by St. Louis 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 for 200 innings. $75,000 each for 210, 215 IP. $0.1M for 220 IP
    • award bonus: $50,000 bonus for winning Silver Slugger
  • 1 year/$3M (2005)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 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 by St. Louis 12/03 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2003)

    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Atlanta 12/14/03
  • drafted by Atlanta 1996 (1-35) (Tottenville HS, Staten Island, NY)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 13.012 (through 2014)

Kris Medlen rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/27/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • released by Atlanta 3/28/17
  • 2 years/$8.5M (2015-16), plus 2017 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/14
    • 15:$2M, 16:$5.5M, 17:$10M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: may earn additional $4M in 2015, $6M in 2016
    • Kansas City declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 1 year/$5.8M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4295M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4075M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/21/09
  • drafted by Atlanta 2006 (10-310) (Santa Ana JC, Calif.)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 7.137

Jarrod Parker rhp
1 year/$0.85M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.85M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/19/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A 10/7/16
    • $0.425M is guaranteed
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2015)
    • lost arbitration with Oakland 2/7/15 ($1.7M-$0.85M)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 9/19/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/9/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2007 (1-9) (Norwell HS, Ind.)
  • signed 8/15/07, $2.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 5.000

Jake Peavy rhp
2 years/$24M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$24M (2015-16)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/19/14
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 15:$7M, 16:$13M
    • full no-trade protection
  • 2 years/$29M (2013-14) 
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 10/30/12
    • 13:$14.5M, 14:$14.5M
    • Peavy receives $15M player option for 2015 if he 1) has 400 IP in 2013-14, including 190 IP in 2014, and 2) is not on the disabled list at the end of the 2014 season
    • as part of the deal, White Sox agreed to pay $4M buyout in previous contract in four installments from 2016 to 2019
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/30/13 
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Boston 7/26/14, with Giants and Red Sox splitting remaining 2014 salary of about $5.15M 
  • 3 years/$52M (2010-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 12/12/07
    • 10:$15M, 11:$16M, 12:$17M, 13:$22M club option ($4M buyout)
    • full no-trade clause for 2010, may block trades to 14 clubs in 2011 and 8 clubs in 2012
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP or Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd). $50,000 for All Star starter. $25,000 for All Star selection. $50,000 each LCS MVP, Gold Glove
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from San Diego 7/31/09
  • 4 years/$14.5M (2005-08), plus 2009 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 2/05 (avoided arbitration)
    • 05:$0.75M, 06:$2.5M, 07:$4.75M, 08:$6M, 09:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • full no-trade clause 2008-09
    • 2008 salary increases to $6.5M with 600 IP 2005-07
    • 2009 salary increases to $9M with 600 IP in 2006-08, with 200 IP in 2008
    • 2009 salary increases by $0.5M with each top 3 finish in Cy Young vote in 2006-08, with top salary of $11M
    • 2009 salary increases to $11M with Cy Young during 2005-07
    • $0.5M assignment bonus if traded
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP or Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd). $50,000 for All Star starter. $25,000 for All Star selection. $50,000 each for LCS MVP, Gold Glove or Rolaids award ($25,000 for 2nd in Rolaids rankings)
  • 1 year/$0.35M (2004)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/04
  • 1 year/$0.305M (2003)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/03
  • 1 year/$0.2M (2002)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 6/02
  • drafted by San Diego 1999 (15-472) (St. Paul’s Episcopal, Mobile, Ala.)
  • agent: Jeff Berry, CAA (previously represented by Barry Axelrod)
  • ML service: 14.101

Ricky Romero lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Francisco 4/29/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/16/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 5 years/$30.1M (2011-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 8/14/10
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 11:$0.75M, 12:$5M, 13:$7.5M, 14:$7.5M, 15:$7.5M, 16:$13.1M club option ($0.6M buyout)
    • Romero to make $0.1M donation to club charity
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 6/1/13
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 10/4/13
    • released by Toronto 4/25/15
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 5/9/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4083M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/09
  • drafted by Toronto 2005 (1-6) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • $2.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 4.033 (through 2014)

Johan Santana lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/26/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 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 2nd or 3rd 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)
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Florida 12/13/99
  • selected by Florida from Houston in Rule 5 draft 12/13/99
  • signed by Houston 7/2/95 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Peter Greenberg
  • ML service: 14.069 (through 2015)

Alfredo Simon rhp
1 year/$2M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 3/17/16
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$5.55M (2015)
    • signed by Detroit 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Cincinnati 12/11/14
  • 1 year/$0.89M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/31/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.05M-$0.75M)
  • 1 year/$0.4875M (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from Baltimore 4/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 4/27/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • signed by Baltimore 9/5/08 (minor-league contract)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
  • returned to Texas 10/07
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Baltimore 12/06
  • selected by Baltimore from Texas in Rule 5 draft 12/06
  • signed by Philadelphia 7/2/99 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agents: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 7.142

Eric Stults lhp
1 year/$2M (2015)

  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/30/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/5/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 5/27/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 5/30/15
    • refused assignment, elected free agency 10/16/15
  • 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 (through 2014)

Ryan Vogelsong rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/10/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • released by Minnesota 3/21/17
  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/21/15
    • may earn additional $3.1M in performance bonuses:
      • $0.3M based on games started: $0.1M each for 10, 12, 14 GS
      • $2.8M based on point system (3 points per GS, 2 points per relief appearance of 2 innings or more, 2 points per game finished, and 1 point per relief appearance of less than 2 innings): $0.15M each for 48, 52 points. $0.2M each for 56, 60 points. $0.225M each for 64, 68 points. $0.25M each for 72, 76, 80, 84 points. $0.275M each for 88, 90 points
  • 1 year/$4M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/23/15
    • performance bonuses
  • 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: 10.020

Joe Wieland rhp
1 year/$0.59M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.59M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 12/1/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from LA Dodgers 1/12/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 5/2/16
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/12/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 8/20/16
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Seattle 9/14/16
    • elected free agency 10/13/16
  • 1 year/$0.59M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 12/6/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from San Diego 12/18/14
  • 1 year/$0.5016M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4943M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 4/14/12
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Texas 7/31/11
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (4-123) (Bishop Manogue HS, Reno)
  • $0.263M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 3.027 (through 2015)

C.J. Wilson lhp
2017

  • 5 years/$77.5M (2012-16)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/8/11
    • $2.5M signing bonus ($0.5M upon approval, $1M each on 7/1 in 2013, 2014)
    • 12:$10M, 13:$11M, 14:$16M, 15:$18M, 16:$20M
    • full no-trade protection in 2012-13
    • may block trades to 8 clubs annually in 2014-16
    • award bonuses: $0.15M for Cy Young ($75,000 for 2nd or 3rd in vote). $0.1M for WS MVP. $75,000 each for Gold Glove, LCS MVP. $50,000 for All-Star
    • perks: may purchase 8 Diamond Club seats for all Angel Stadium events and luxury suite for home games Wilson pitches (suite starts at $2,000 per game in 2012, with annual 5% increases thereafter)
  • 1 year/$7M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.15M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.85M (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 45, 50, 55 games finished
  • 1 year/$417,460 (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/08
  • 1 year/$391,043 (2007)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.331M (2006)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Texas 6/05
  • drafted by Texas 2001 (5-141) (Loyola Marymount)
  • agent: Bob Garber RMG Baseball
  • ML service: 11.055

 

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