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
(For Relievers, click here)

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)

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)

Chris Bootcheck rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as free agent 3/10/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/14/13
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/18/13 (elected free agency 6/21/13)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as free agent 6/22/13 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 8/15/13 if not yet in Major Leagues
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/7/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/13/11 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 7/2/11
    • signed by Lotte of Korea 7/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Yokohama of Japan 12/17/09
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/23/08 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.6M in majors
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 8/7/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 10/20/09
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/22/08
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 7/3/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • DFA by LA Angels 1/07
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 4/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Angles 2/06
  • drafted by LA Angels 2000 (1-20) (Auburn)
  • $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 2.106

Charles Brewer rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
    • released by Cleveland 4/12/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 11/22/14 after being DFA by Arizona 11/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/19/12
    • signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (12-366) (Chaparral HS, Scottsdale, Ari.)
  • ML service: 0.014

Billy Buckner rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 4/21/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by San Diego 5/24/14 
    • DFA by San Diego 5/25/14
    • released by San Diego 8/2/14
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 8/16/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/13/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/16/13 
    • DFA by LA Angels 5/26/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/28/13 
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/21/13 
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/25/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/28/13 
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/21/13
    • DFA by LA Angels 8/23/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/25/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/29/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Colorado 12/20/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Arizona 6/1/10 (D. Willis deal)
    • released by Detroit 7/25/10
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2009)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Kansas City 12/14/07
    • signed by Arizona 3/9/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 8/24/07
  • drafted by Kansas City 2004 (2-55) (South Carolina)
  • $0.635M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.085

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)

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

Freddy Garcia rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 3/30/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 4/22/15
  • 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
    • signed with EDA Rhinos of Taiwan 4/14
  • 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: Praver-Shapiro (previously 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)

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
    • released by Minnesota 7/27/13
  • 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)

Jeremy Hefner rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/10/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$500,625 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/19/10
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from San Diego 11/18/11
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 12/12/11 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 12/9/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (5-177) (Oral Roberts)
  • $0.129M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.123

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: 0.080

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: 0.125

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)

Paul Maholm lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/1/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 starts
    • released by Cincinnati 3/30/15
  • 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)

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)

Juan Oramas lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
    • DFA by Toronto 4/5/15, released 4/7/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/20/13
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 12/19/14 after being DFA by San Diego 12/16/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego as free agent 12/10/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/18/11
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
    • non-tendered by San Diego 11/30/12
  • signed by San Diego 2010 as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.000

Felipe Paulino rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/27/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.925M in majors
    • released by Boston 3/31/15
  • 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

Jonathan Sanchez lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as free agent 12/19/12 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$1.375M (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/6/13 (minor-league contract)
    • 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
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 3/27/13 
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 4/30/13, released 5/8/13 
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $0.2M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Colorado in trade 7/20/12 after being DFA by Kansas City 7/17/12
  • 1 year/$4.8M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from San Francisco 11/7/11
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.455M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/28/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 5/06
  • drafted 2004 (27-820)
  • agent: Jim McNamara (previously represented by Scott Boras)
  • ML service: 6.110

Joe Saunders lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/20/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
    • released by Seattle, re-signed as a free agent 3/31/15 (minor-league contract)
    • opted out of contract with Seattle 5/1/15
  • 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

Kevin Slowey rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 12/27/13 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.8M in majors)
    • contract selected by Miami 3/30/14 
    • DFA by Miami 6/16/14, released by Miami 6/24/14
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2013)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/23/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
    • contract purchased by Miami 3/31/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/7/13
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2012)
    • signed by Colorado 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Colorado 1/20/12 (Rockies pay $1.25M of 2012 salary)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 10/31/12 (refused assignment 11/2/12)
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Minnesota 12/6/11
  • 1 year/$0.47M (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 5/30/07
  • drafted by Minnesota 2005 (2-73) (Winthrop)
  • $0.49M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 5.140

P.J. Walters rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 4/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/21/13 (minor-league deal)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City 5/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as free agent 10/29/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/25/13 
    • DFA by Minnesota 7/5/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/8/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/14/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 5/10/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/24/12 (refused assignment) 
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 5/27/11
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 7/7/11
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from St. Louis 7/27/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 9/6/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/09 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 4/17/09
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (11-346) (South Alabama)
  • ML service: 1.114

 

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