Free-agent Position Players

The following players are currently unsigned for 2014 and free to negotiate with any club. Service-time figures in years and days, through 2013, except where noted.
      
First basemen

   
Jordan Brown 1b
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/3/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Miami 5/20/13
    • DFA by Miami 9/3/13, sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/20/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Houston 3/31/12
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 5/1/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • DFA by Cleveland 1/6/11
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Cleveland (for cash) 5/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • drafted by Cleveland 2005 (4-124) (University of Arizona)
  • $0.255M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.079

Sean Burroughs 1b
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 4/10/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2012)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/21/11 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.525M in majors
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 4/4/12
    • DFA by Minnesota 5/1/12, sent outright to Triple-A 5/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 5/18/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 6/20/11
    • contract purchased by Arizona 7/1/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 10/19/11
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2007)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/06 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.45M salary in majors
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 300, 350 PAs. $50,000 each for 400, 450 PAs
    • may opt out of contract to sign with foreign team if not on active roster 7/1/07
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2006), plus 2007 option
    • signed by Tampa Bay 12/05 (avoided arbitration)
    • 06:$1.5M, 07:$2.25M club option
    • DFA, sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 6/06
    • released by Tampa Bay 8/15/06
  • 1 year/$1.675M (2005)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/05 (avoided arbitration as Super 2)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 565, 575, 585, 595 PAs
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/05
  • 1 year/$0.34M (2004)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/04
  • 1 year/$0.302M (2003)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/03
  • 1 year/$0.2M (2002)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 3/02
  • drafted by San Diego 1998 (1-9) (Wilson HS, Long Beach, Calif.)
  • $2.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.123 (through 2012)

Jeff Clement 1b
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/20/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/20/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 8/24/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 8/31/12
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/3/12
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 10/25/12, sent outright to Triple-A 10/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh for 2011 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/09
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Seattle 7/29/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed 2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 9/4/07
  • drafted by Seattle 2005 (1-3) (USC)
  • signed 7/05, $3.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Casey Close, Brodie Van Wagenen
  • ML service: 1.148 (through 2012)

Mat Gamel 1b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 2/18/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Milwaukee 10/3/13 
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4065M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/24/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/1/08
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2005 (4-115) (Chipola JC, Fla.)
  • $0.226M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 3.059

Travis Hafner dh
1 year/$2M (2013)

  • 1 year/$2M (2013)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/1/13
    • $4M in performance bonuses: $0.1M
      each for 150, 155, 170, 185, 200, 215, 230, 245, 260, 275 plate
      appearances. $0.125M each for 290,305, 320, 335, 350, 365, 380, 395,
      410, 425 PA. $0.175M each for 440, 455, 470, 485, 500, 515, 530, 545,
      560, 575 PA.
  • 4 years/$57M (2009-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 7/11/07, re-working previous deal by adding $2.25M to 2007 & $3M to 2008 salary
    • 07:$6.3M, 08:$8.05M, 09:$11.5M, 10:$11.5M, 11:$13M, 12:$13M, 13:$13M club option ($2.75M buyout)
    • limited no-trade clause
    • Cleveland declined 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 3 years/$7M (2005-07), plus 2008 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/05, replacing 1 year/$377,400 deal signed 3/05
    • 05:$0.5M, 06:$2.5M, 07:$3.75M, 08:$4.75M club option
      ($0.25M buyout)
    • $3.15M in possible award bonuses
    • 2006: $0.75M in award bonuses, including:
      • $0.25M in 2006 if Hafner plays 135 games in the field in 2005
      • $0.2M annual raise (2006-08) for 5th-place finish in 2005 American League MVP vote (increasing 2006-08 salaries to: 06:$2.7M, 07:$3.95M, 08: $4.95M club option)
      • escalators also increased salaries to: 07:$4.1M, 08:$5.05M
    • 2007: $1.05M in award bonuses, including $0.3M in 2007 if Hafner plays 135 games in the field in 2006
    • 2008: $1.35M in award bonuses, including $0.35M added to 2008 option with 675 PAs in 2007
  • 1 year/$0.3163M (2004)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3 /04
  • 1 year/$0.3022M (2003
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/03
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Texas 12/02
  • drafted by Texas 1996 (31-923) (Cowley County CC, Kan.)
  • agents: Scott Parker, Brian Peters, Legacy Sports Group
  • ML service: 11.009

Casey Kotchman 1b
1 year/$0.7M (2013)

  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 2/15/13 (minor-league contract) 
    • salary of $0.7M in majors
    • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make Major League 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 Miami 3/31/13 
    • released by Miami 8/26/13 
  • 1 year/$3M (2012)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2011)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/28/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 4/8/11
  • 1 year/$3.5175M (2010)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Boston 1/7/10, with Mariners paying Red Sox $7.15M in deal)
    • signed by Seattle 2/3/10 (avoided arbitration, $3.9M-$3.135M)
    • refused outright assignment 11/4/10
  • 1 year/$2.885MM (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/31/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.25M-$2.475M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each 575, 600, 625, 650 PAs
    • award bonuses
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Atlanta 7/31/09
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 550, 600 PAs
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Angels 7/29/08
  • 1 year/$0.3825M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.34M (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/06
  • drafted by Anaheim 2001 (1-13) (Seminole HS, Seminole, Fla.)
  • $2.075M signing bonus
  • agent: Casey Close
  • ML service: 8.121

Matt LaPorta 1b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 3/21/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.4314M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4027M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 5/2/09
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Milwaukee 7/7/08 (Sabathia deal)
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2007 (1-7) (Florida)
  • signed 6/25/07, $2M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 2.115

Ernesto Mejia 1b
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
    • released by Atlanta 4/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/2/12 
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/09 (minor-league contract)
  • signed 2002 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Brad Snyder 1b-of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/14/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/10/14 
    • DFA by Texas 6/24/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/26/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/10/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/12/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/15/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/29/11
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/10/11, sent outright to Triple-A 6/15/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 9/8/10
    • refused outright assignment by Cubs 11/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4005M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/25.09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cubs 3/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/1/08
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Cleveland 9/22/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/05
  • drafted by Cleveland 2003 (1-18) (Ball State)
  • $1.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Michael Moye
  • ML service: 0.078

Chad Tracy 1b-3b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 2/1/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed extension with Washington 8/12
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
    • contract purchased by Washington 4/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed for 2011 by Hiroshima of Japan
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2010)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/27/10 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.9M salary in majors
    • performance bonuses worth up to $0.525M with 450 PAs
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 4/4/10
    • DFA by Cubs 6/25/10 (refused assignment)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 7/9/10 (minor-league contract)
    • opted out of deal with Yankees 7/10
    • signed by Florida as a free agent 8/5/10
  • 3 years/$13.25M (2007-09), plus 2010 option
    • signed extension with Arizona 5/06
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 07:$2.75M, 08:$3.75M, 09:$4.75M, 10:$7M club option ($1M buyout)
    • Arizona declined 2010 option 11/4/09
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2006)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2005)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/05
  • drafted by Arizona 2001 (7-218) (East Carolina)
  • $80,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Alan Nero
  • ML service: 8.116

Nick Weglarz 1b-of
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/29/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 3/24/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/12/12, sent outright to Triple-A 5/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • drafted 2005 (3-94) (Lakeshore Catholic HS, Stevensville, Ontario)
  • signed 6/05, $0.435M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Ty Wigginton inf
2 years/$5M (2013-14)

  • 2 years/$5M (2013-14)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/14/12
    • 13:$2.5M, 14:$2.5M
    • released by St. Louis 7/9/13 
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/24/14 (minor-league contract) 
    • released by Miami 3/25/14
  • 2 years/$8M (2011-12), plus 2013 option)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/7/10
    • 11:$3.5M, 12:$4M, 13:$4M option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Colorado 11/21/11 (Phillies and Rockies split 2012 salary)
    • Colorado receives additional $0.1M if 2013 option is exercised
    • Philadelphia declined 2013 option 10/29/12
  • 2 years/$6M (2009-10)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/5/09
    • 09:$2.5M, 10:$3.5M
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$4.35M (2008)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Tampa Bay 7/28/07
  • 1 year/$0.675M (2006)
    • signed as a free agent 1/06
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 80, 100, 120 games
  • 1 year/$0.342M (2005)
    • released 12/05
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2004)
    • re-signed 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.3025M (2003)
  • drafted by NY Mets 1998 (17-514) (UNC-Asheville)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 10.098

Second Basemen
    
Matt Antonelli inf
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/27/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cleveland 4/30/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/21/11
    • claimed off waivers by NY Yankees 5/17/12 after being DFA by Baltimore 5/13/12
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/1/12, released 7/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/17/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 9/1/08
  • drafted 2006 (1-17) (Wake Forest)
  • $1.575M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.013

Jamey Carroll inf
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/9/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Washington 3/25/14
  • 2 years/$6.5M (2012-13), plus 2014 option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/16/11
    • 12:$2.75M, 13:$3.75M, 14: $2M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2014 option becomes player option (no buyout) with 401 or more plate appearances in 2013
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • award bonuses
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Minnesota 8/12/13 
    • declined outright assignment 10/11/13
  • 2 years/$3.85M (2010-11)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/18/09
    • $1M signing bonus ($0.3M at signing, $0.3M 1/11, $0.4M 12/11)
    • 10:$1.05M, 11:$1.8M
    • annual performance bonuses: $25,000
      for 275 PAs; $50,000 each for 300, 350 PAs; $75,000 each for 400,
      450 PAs; $0.125M for 500, 550 PAs
  • 2 years/$4M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • 07:$1.7M, 08:$2.15M, 09:$2.5M club option ($0.15 buyout)
    • 2009 option increases to:
      • $2.75M with 1,100 PAs or 240 starts in 2007-08
      • $3M with 1,100 PAs or 260 starts in 2007-08
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove; $50,000 for Silver Slugger; $75,000 for LCS MVP; $0.1M for MVP, WS MVP
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Colorado 12/8/07
    • Cleveland exercised $2.5M 2009 club option 10/16/08
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2006)
    • Colorado paid Washington $0.3M for rights to Carroll
    • avoided arbitration 1/06 (deal not guaranteed)
  • 1 year (2005), re-signed 1/05
  • 1 year/$0.31M (2004) 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003) 12/02
  • agent: Jonathan Maurer
  • ML service: 11.020

Blake DeWitt inf
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/6/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 4/7/13 
    • released by Atlanta 8/17/13
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 2/6/12
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 4/4/12
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/6/12, sent outright to Triple-A 5/16/12
  • 1 year/$0.46M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/10 (Lilly deal) (Cubs paid Dodgers $2.5M as part of the trade)
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 3/31/08
  • drafted 2004 (1-28) (Sikeston HS, Mo.)
  • $1.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Jim Turner
  • ML service: 4.051

Brian Dinkelman 2b
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/12/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 6/3/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 6/17/11
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/5/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/20/11
  • drafted by Minnesota 2006 (8-246) (McKendree College, Ill.)
  • $13,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Nick Brockmeyer, Platinum Sports
  • ML service: 0.038 (through 2012)

Luis Hernandez inf
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 10/26/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/30/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/24/12
    • DFA by Texas 8/27/12, sent outright to Triple-A 8/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets for 2011
    • sent outright to Triple-A 3/30/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/4/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 8/27/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/26/08 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/3/09
    • DFA by Kansas City 7/7/09
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 9/6/09, DFA 1/9/10
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/1/08
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/2/08, sent outright to Triple-A 6/5/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/06
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Atlanta 10/06
  • signed 2000 by Atlanta as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.099

Henry Rodriguez inf
2014

  • 2014
    • DFA by Cincinnati 2/12/14, sent outright to Triple-A 2/19/14
    • released by Cincinnati 3/11/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • signed 2009 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.070

Drew Sutton 2b-of
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 11/2/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/22/11 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 5/21/12
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Pittsburgh 5/21/12
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 6/24/12 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 6/22/12
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/31/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 11/22/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Boston 5/20/11
    • DFA by Boston 9/5/11, sent outright to Triple-A 9/9/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Cincinnati 8/6/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/19/08
    • re-signed by Houston 2/20/09
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Houston 4/16/09
  • drafted by Houston 2004 (15-454) (Baylor)
  • ML service: 1.074 (through 2012)

Shortstops
  
Jason Bartlett inf
1 year/$1M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors, plus performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Minnesota 3/29/14 
    • released by Minnesota 4/21/14
  • 2 years/$11M (2011-12), plus 2013 option
    • signed extension with San Diego 1/10/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$4M, 12:$5.5M, 12:$5.5M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • 2012 option may become guaranteed based on performance
    • released by San Diego 8/20/12
  • 1 year/$4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Tampa Bay 12/17/10
  • 1 year/$1,981,250 (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for Silver
      Slugger, Gold Glove, LCS MVP. $50,000 for All Star ($25,000 for
      selection). $50,000 for WS MVP. $0.1M for MVP ($50,000 for 2nd-4th,
      $25,000 for 5th-10th)
  • 1 year/$0.4166M (2008)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Minnesota 11/28/07
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2007)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from San Diego 7/02
  • drafted by San Diego 2001 (13-390) (Oklahoma)
  • agent: LSW Baseball
  • ML service: 7.053

    Alberto Gonzalez inf
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/3/13 (minor-league contract)
      • released by San Diego 4/21/14
    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/21/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 3/31/13
      • DFA by Chicago Cubs 4/19/13
      • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 5/9/13 
      • contract purchased by NY Yankees 5/12/13 
      • DFA by NY Yankees 5/18/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/20/13 
      • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/21/13 
      • DFA by NY Yankees 7/20/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/23/13 
      • elected free agency 10/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/9/11 (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $0.75M in majors
      • contract purchased by Texas 4/4/12
      • DFA by Texas 8/10/12, sent outright to Triple-A 8/12/12
    • 1 year/$0.6M (2011)
      • re-signed by Washington 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration)
      • acquired by San Diego in trade from Washington 3/28/11
      • released by San Diego 11/17/11
    • 1 year/$0.4155M (2010)
      • re-signed by Washington 2/10
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
      • re-signed by Washington 2/19/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • re-signed by Yankees 3/4/08
      • acquired by Washington in trade from Yankees 7/31/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • acquired by Yankees in trade from Arizona 1/07
      • signed 2/07
    • signed 2002 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
    • agent: Scott Boras
    • ML service: 4.156

    Alex L. Gonzalez ss
    1 year/$1.1M (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/1/14 (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $1.1M in majors
      • acquired by Detroit in trade from Baltimore 3/24/14
      • contract selected by Detroit 3/25/14 
      • released by Detroit 4/20/14
    • 1 year/$1.45M (2013)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/6/13
      • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 45, 60, 70, 90 games. $0.1M each for 45, 60, 70, 90 starts 
      • released by Milwaukee 6/3/13
    • 1 year/$4.25M (2012), plus 2013 vesting option
      • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/9/11
      • 2013 option guaranteed at $4M with 525 plate appearances in 2012
    • 1 year/$2.75M (2010), plus 2011 option
      • signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/26/09
      • 2011 club option at $2.5M
      • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Toronto 7/14/10
      • Atlanta exercised 2011 option 11/2/10
    • 3 years/$14M (2007-09), plus 2010 option
      • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/06
      • 07:$3.5M, 08:$4.625M, 09:$5.375M, 10:$6M club option ($0.5M buyout)
      • if club exercises 2010 option, Gonzalez may void and forfeit buyout
      • 2009 salary increases to $5.5M with Gold Glove in 2007 or 2008
      • award bonuses: $25,000 for All Star; $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP; $0.1M for WS MVP
      • no-trade protection
      • acquired by Boston in trade from
        Cincinnati 8/14/09 (Reds to pay about $1.1M to Boston as part of
        deal) (Gonzalez due about $1,527,322 in remaining 2009 salary, as well
        as $0.5M buyout for 2010)
      • Boston declined 2010 option 11/9/09
    • 1 year/$3M (2006)
      • signed as a free agent 1/06 (non-guaranteed contract)
    • 2 years/$6.2M (2004-05)
      • re-signed 12/03 (avoided arbitration)
      • 04:$2.8M, 05:$3.4M
    • 1 year/$1.7M (2003)
      • re-signed 12/02
    • agent: Eric Goldschmidt
    • ML service: 14.099

    Nick Green inf
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 1/15/13 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Miami 4/18/13 
      • DFA by Miami 5/2/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/5/13 
      • contract selected by Miami 5/7/13 
      • DFA by Miami 5/29/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/30/13 
      • elected free agency 10/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/13/11 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Miami 8/4/12
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/17/12 (refused assignment)
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/28/11 (minor-league contract)
      • $0.6M salary in majors
      • acquired by Texas in trade from Baltimore 7/19/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/10 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 5/4/10
      • DFA by LA Dodgers 5/28/10
      • signed by Toronto as a free agent 6/18/10
      • DFA by Toronto 7/17/10 (refused assignment)
      • signed by San Diego as a free agent 7/24/10 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.55M (2009)
      • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/13/09 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Boston 4/5/09
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 11/6/09 (refused assignment)
    • 1 year (2008)
      • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/17/07 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2007)
      • contract purchased 9/4/07
      • sent outright to Triple-A 10/24/07
    • 1 year/$0.3567M (2006)
    • 1 year/$0.325M (2005)
    • agent: Tom O’Connell
    • ML service: 4.170

    Anderson Hernandez inf
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/21/11(minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2011)
      • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 11/11/10 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2010)
      • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
      • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from NY Mets 3/17/10
      • DFA by Cleveland 4/5/10
      • contract purchased by Cleveland 6/8/10
      • claimed by Houston off waivers 7/21/10 after being DFA by Cleveland 7/18/10
      • DFA by Houston 8/3/10, set outright to Triple-A 8/6/10
      • contract purchased by Houston 8/20/10
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/14/10
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
      • re-signed by Washington 2/19/09
      • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Washington 8/6/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • re-signed by Mets 3/4/08
      • acquired by Washington in trade from Mets 8/19/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • re-signed 3/07
    • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
      • re-signed 3/06
    • 1 year (2005)
      • contract purchased 9/05
    • signed 2001 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
    • ML service: 2.102 (through 2012)

    Cesar Izturis ss
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/14/14 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Houston 3/24/14
    • 1 year/$0.8M (2013)
      • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/14/13 (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $0.8M in majors
      • if not on Major League roster by 6/1/13, may request release or be added to roster within 72 hours 
      • contract purchased by Cincinnati 3/31/13
    • 1 year/$0.875M (2012)
      • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/21/11 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Milwaukee 4/1/12
      • claimed by Washington off waivers from Milwaukee 8/6/12
      • DFA by Washington 8/17/12 (refused assignment 8/20/12)
    • 1 year/$1.5M (2011)
      • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/10/10
      • performance bonuses: $0.1M each
        for 350, 400, 450, 500 PAs; $0.2M each for 550, 600 PAs; $50,000
        each for 80, 90 starts; $0.1M each for 100, 110, 120, 130, 140,
        150 starts
    • 2 years/$5M (2009-10)
      • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/16/08
      • 09:$2.4M, 10:$2.6M
      • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 400, 450 PAs and 100, 110 starts; $0.1M each for 500 PAs and 120, 130, 140 starts
      • award bonuses
    • 1 year/$2.85M (2008)
      • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/30/07
      • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 400, 450 PAs; $0.15M each for 500, 550, 600 PAs
    • 3 years/$9.9M (2005-07), plus 2008 club option
      • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/05
      • $0.3M signing bonus
      • 05:$2.05M, 06:$3.1M, 07:$4.15M, 08:$5.45M club option ($0.3M buyout)
      • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from LA Dodgers 7/06 (Cubs pay Dodgers $2M in deal)
      • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade (for cash) from Chicago Cubs 7/19/07
    • 1 year/$0.3585 (2004)
      • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3 /04
    • 1 year/$0.335M (2003)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Toronto 12/01
    • signed by Toronto as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
    • agents: Peter Greenberg, Chris Leible
    • ML service: 12.042

    Edwin Maysonet inf
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 10/31/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Milwaukee 5/6/12
      • DFA by Milwaukee 7/27/12, sent outright to Triple-A 7/30/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/20/10 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
      • re-signed by Houston 3/2/10
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 9/24/10 after being DFA 9/22/10
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
      • re-signed by Houston 2/18/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • contract purchased by Houston 9/1/08
    • drafted by Houston 2003 (19-569) (Delta State)
    • ML service: 0.166 (through 2012)

    Luis Rodriguez ss 
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/17/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/23/11 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/24/10 (minor-league contract)
      • $0.6M salary in majors
      • contract purchased by Seattle 3/30/11
      • free agent 11/2/11 after refusing assignment by Seattle
    • 1 year (2010)
      • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/2/09 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.675M (2009)
      • re-signed by San Diego 12/24/08
      • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 10/12/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/08
    • 1 year/$0.392M (2007)
      • re-signed by Minnesota 2/07
      • claimed by San Diego off waivers from Minnesota 10/4/07
    • 1 year/$0.332M (2006)
      • re-signed by Minnesota 2/06
      • non-tendered by Minnesota 12/06
    • signed by Minnesota 1997 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
    • ML service: 5.001 (through 2012)

    Wilson Valdez inf
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/10/12 (minor-league contract)
      • released by San Francisco 3/22/13 
      • signed by Miami as a free agent 3/23/13 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Miami 5/19/13
    • 1 year/$0.93M (2012)
      • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
      • award bonuses: $25,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All-Star
      • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Philadelphia 1/25/12
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/12 (refused assignment 11/7/12)
    • 1 year/$0.56M (2011)
      • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/25/09 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Philadelphia 4/14/10
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 5/21/10 after being DFA 5/17/10
      • contract purchased by Philadelphia 5/22/10
    • 1 year (2009)
      • signed by Cleveland as a free agent (minor-league contract)
      • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cleveland 5/26/09
      • DFA by Mets 6/22/09, sent outright to Triple-A 6/25/09
      • contract purchased by NY Mets 8/18/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • contract sold to Kia Tigers of Korea 1/08
    • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
      • re-signed 3/07
      • DFA 5/15/07
      • contract purchased 9/4/07
    • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
      • re-signed 2/05
    • ML service: 4.096

    Third Basemen 
       
    Brian Barden 3b
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/3/13 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed by Texas for 2011 (minor-league contract)
      • signed by Hiroshima Toyo Carp of Japan 7/18/11
    • 1 year/$0.415M (2010)
      • re-signed by Florida 12/14/09 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Florida 4/3/10
      • DFA by Florida 7/3/10, sent outright to AAA 7/8/10
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
      • re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/08
      • contract purchased by St. Louis 9/1/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • contract purchased by Arizona 11/06
      • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 8/13/07 after being DFA by Arizona 8/3/07
    • drafted by Arizona 2002 (6-189) (Oregon State)
    • ML service: 1.073 (through 2012)

    Josh Fields 3b 
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/4/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/18/10 (minor-league contract)
      • $0.75M salary in majors
      • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 350, 380 PAs; $50,000 each for 410, 440, 470, 500 PAs
      • acquired by Colorado in trade from Pittsburgh 3/28/11
      • released by Colorado, signed by Yomiuri Giants of Japan 6/28/11
    • 1 year/$0.422M (2010)
      • signed by Kansas City 2/25/10
      • non-tendered by Kansas City 12/2/10
    • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
      • re-signed by White Sox 2/24/09
      • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Chicago White Sox 11/6/09 (Teahen deal) (Royals paid White Sox $1M as part of deal)
    • 1 year (2008)
      • renewed by White Sox 3/2/08
    • 1 year (2007)
    • 1 year (2006)
      • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 9/06
    • drafted by White Sox 2004 (1-18) (Oklahoma State)
    • $1.55M signing bonus
    • agents: Jeff Berry, Casey Close
    • ML service: 2.159 (through 2012)

    Brandon Inge 3b
    1 year/$1.25M (2013)

    • 1 year/$1.25M (2013)
      • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/12/13 (minor-league contract)
      • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make Major League 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 7/23/13, released 7/30/13 
    • 2 years/$11.5M (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
      • signed extension with Detroit 10/21/10
      • 11:$5.5M, 12:$5.5M, 13:$6M club option ($0.5M buyout)
      • DFA by Detroit 7/20/11, sent outright to Triple-A 7/26/11
      • contract purchased by Detroit 8/20/11
      • released by Detroit 4/26/12
      • signed by Oakland as a free agent
        4/30/12 (A’s pay pro-rated portion of Major League minimum, or about
        $414,066, with Tigers responsible for balance of 2012 salary)
    • 4 years/$24M (2007-10)
      • signed extension with Detroit 12/06 (avoided arbitration)
      • 07:$4.9M, 08:$6.2M, 09:$6.3M, 10:$6.6M
      • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP
        ($0.1M for placing 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd-5th), $0.1M for WS MVP,
        $75,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for All Star ($25,000 for selection),
        $25,000 each for Gold Glove or Silver Slugger
    • 1 year/$3M (2006)
      • re-signed by Detroit 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$1.35M (2005)
      • re-signed by Detroit 12/04 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.34M (2004)
      • re-signed by Detroit 2/04
    • 1 year/$0.315M (2003)
      • re-signed by Detroit 2/03
    • agent: Levinsons, ACES
    • ML service: 12.045

    Jeff Keppinger 3b-2b
    3 years/$12M (2013-15)

    • 3 years/$12M (2013-15)
      • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/5/12
      • 13:$3.5M, 14:$4M, 15:$4.5M
      • DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/14/14, released 5/21/14
    • 1 year/$1.525M (2012)
      • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/27/12
      • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 250 plate appearances. $75,000 each for 300, 350, 400 PA. $0.1M for 450 PA
      • placed on restricted list by Tampa Bay 5/9/12
    • 1 year/$2.3M (2011)
      • re-signed by Houston 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
      • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Houston 7/19/11
      • non-tendered by San Francisco 12/12/11
    • 1 year/$1.15M (2010)
      • re-signed by Houston 1/15/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.4275M (2009)
      • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/24/09
      • acquired by Houston in trade from Cincinnati 3/31/09
    • 1 year/$0.4025M (2008)
      • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/25/08
    • 1 year/$0.3825M (2007)
      • acquired by Cincinnati in trade 1/07 after being DFA by KC 12/06
      • signed by Cincinnati 3/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • re-signed by NY Mets 3/06
      • acquired by Kansas City in trade from NY Mets 7/06
    • 1 year (2005)
      • re-signed by NY Mets 3/05
    • 1 year (2004)
      • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/04
      • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 7/04
    • drafted by Pittsburgh 2001 (4-114) (Georgia)
    • agent: Career Sports & Entertainment
    • ML service: 7.052

    Andy LaRoche 3b
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/30/13 (minor-league contract)
      • contract selected by Toronto 6/7/13 
      • DFA by Toronto 6/11/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/13 
      • elected free agency 10/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/21/11 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Cleveland 6/26/12
      • signed by Boston as a free agent 6/28/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.6M (2011)
      • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/11 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Oakland 3/30/11
      • DFA by Oakland 6/5/11, sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/11
    • 1 year/$0.451M (2010)
      • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
      • DFA by Pittsburgh 11/19/10
    • 1 year/$0.4135M (2009)
      • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11/09
    • 1 year/$0.3925M (2008)
      • re-signed 2/28/08
      • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • re-signed 3/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • contract purchased 11/05
      • re-signed 2/06
    • drafted 2003 (39-1,171) (Grayson County CC, Texas)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • ML service: 3.103

    Zach Lutz 3b
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14 
      • released by NY Mets 6/12/14
    • 1 year/$490,040 (2013)
      • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/19/10
      • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
    • drafted by NY Mets 2007 (5-183) (Alvernia University)
    • ML service: 0.078

    Joe Mather inf-of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/22/13 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Philadelphia 3/9/13 
      • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 5/6/13 (minor-league contract) 
      • released by Cincinnati 6/26/13
    • 1 year/$0.49M (2012)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/4/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 4/4/12
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/26/12 (refused assignment 10/30/12)
    • 1 year (2011)
      • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from St. Louis 11/3/10
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 3/27/11
      • contract purchased by Atlanta 4/28/11
      • DFA by Atlanta 6/19/11 (refused assignment)
      • signed by Colorado as a free agent 7/4/11 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
      • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
      • re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/08
    • drafted by St. Louis 2001 (3-104) (Mountain Pointe HS, Ariz.)
    • $0.375M signing bonus
    • ML service: 2.054

    Placido Polanco 3b
    1 year/$2.75M (2013)

    • 1 year/$2.75M (2013)
      • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/20/12
      • performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 100, 125 games
    • 3 years/$18M (2010-12), plus 2013 mutual option
      • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/3/09
      • $0.5M signing bonus
      • 10:$5M, 11:$5.25M, 12:$6.25M, 13:$5.5M mutual option ($1M buyout)
      • award bonuses, including $50,000 for Gold Glove
      • Philadelphia declined 2013 option 10/29/12
    • 4 years/$18.4M (2006-09)
      • signed extension with Detroit 8/05
      • 06-09: $4.6M annually
      • award bonus: $25,000 All Star selection
    • 1 year/$4.6M (2005)
      • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/04
      • $0.5M in performance bonuses
      • acquired by Detroit in trade from Philadelphia 6/05
    • 1 year/$3.95M (2004)
      • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/04 (avoided arbitration, $4.5M-$3.4M)
    • 1 year/$2.875M (2003)
      • re-signed by Philadelphia (avoided arbitration, $3.25M-$2.5M)
    • 1 year/$1.75M (2002)
      • re-signed by St. Louis 2/02 (avoided arbitration, $2.1M-$1.5M)
      • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from St. Louis 7/02
    • 1 year/$0.32M (2001)
    • 1 year/$0.22M (2000)
    • 1 year/$0.17M (1998)
    • drafted 1994 (19-530) (Miami Dade College)
    • agent: Levinson brothers, ACES
    • ML service: 15.064

    Cody Ransom inf
    1 year/$0.55M (2013)

    • 1 year/$0.55M (2013)
      • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/21/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by San Diego 3/31/13 
      • claimed off waivers by Chicago Cubs 4/16/13 after being DFA by San Diego 4/12/13 
      • DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/8/13, released 9/16/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • re-signed by Arizona 12/15/11 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Arizona 4/18/12
      • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 5/24/12 after being DFA by Arizona 5/21/12
      • claimed by Arizona off waivers from Milwaukee 8/31/12
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 10/25/12 (refused assignment)
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/24/10 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Arizona 7/21/11
      • DFA by Arizona 8/24/11, sent outright to Triple-A 8/27/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/11/09 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Philadelphia 7/3/10
      • DFA by Philadelphia 8/5/10, sent outright to Triple-A 8/9/10
    • 1 year/$0.4551M (2009)
      • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/3/09
      • DFA by NY Yankees 8/5/09, sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/09
    • 1 year/$0.45M (2008)
      • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/08 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by NY Yankees 8/15/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • contract purchased by Houston 9/4/07
      • DFA by Houston 10/15/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract)
      • acquired by Houston in trade from Seattle 3/06
    • 1 year (2005)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/05 (minor-league contract)
      • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago Cubs 3/05
      • released by Texas 5/05
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 5/05 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.303M (2004)
      • signed by San Francisco 2/04
      • contract purchased by San Francisco 6/04
      • non-tendered by San Francisco 12/04
    • drafted by San Francisco 1998 (9-278) (Grand Canyon University)
    • ML service: 5.006

    Mark Teahen 3b-of
    1 years (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • signed by San Francisco s a free agent 2/15/14 (minor-league contract)
      • released by San Francisco 3/19/14
    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Arizona s a free agent 11/24/12 (minor-league contract)
      • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Arizona 4/30/13 (deal voided, returned to Arizona 5/3/13)
      • released by Arizona 5/20/13
      • signed by Texas as a free agent 5/23/13 (minor-league contract) 
      • released by Texas 6/3/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/6/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 3 years/$14M (2010-12)
      • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/8/09 (avoided arbitration)
      • 10:$3.75M, 11:$4.75M, 12:$5.5M
      • acquired by Toronto in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/27/11
      • DFA by Toronto 1/9/12, released 1/17/12
    • 1 year/$3.575M (2009)
      • re-signed by Kansas City 2/8/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.85M-$3.05M)
      • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star
      • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Kansas City 11/6/09 (Royals paid $1.5M to White Sox as part of deal)
    • 1 year/$2.3375M (2008)
      • re-signed by Kansas City 2/7/08 (avoided arbitration, $2.9M-$1.9M)
      • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star selection
    • 1 year/$0.416M (2007)
      • re-signed by Kansas City 3/07
    • 1 year/$0.3445M (2006)
      • re-signed by Kansas City 2/06
    • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
      • signed by Kansas City 2/05
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Oakland 6/04
    • drafted by Oakland 2002 (1s-39) (St. Mary’s)
    • $0.75M signing bonus
    • agent: CAA Sports (Jeff Berry)
    • ML service: 6.155  

    Gil Velazquez inf
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/12/12 (minor-league contract)
      • released by NY Yankees 5/11/13
      • signed by Miami as a free agent 5/18/13 (minor-league contract)
      • contract selected by Miami 8/19/13 
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/4/13 
      • elected free agency 10/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/30/11 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Miami 8/16/12
      • DFA by Miami 8/19/12, sent outright to Triple-A 8/21/12
      • contract purchased by Miami 9/14/ 12
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/17/12 (refused assignment)
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 2011 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by LA Angels 9/6/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • re-signed by Boston 11/09 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2009)
      • contract purchased by Boston 4/13/09
      • DFA by Boston 8/5/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • contract purchased by Boston 9/25/08
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 10/23/08
    • drafted by NY Mets 1998 (14-424) (Paramount HS, Calif.)
    • ML service: 0.097

    Brandon Wood 3b
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/26/13 (minor-league contract)
      • released by San Diego 3/21/14
    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/14/12 (minor-league contract)
      • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Kansas City 5/9/13
    • 1 year/$0.58M (2012)
      • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/17/11 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.42M (2011)
      • re-signed by LA Angels 3/11
      • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 4/22/11 after being DFA by LA Angels 4/20/11
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 10/31/11
    • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
      • re-signed by Angels 3/4/10
    • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
      • re-signed by Angels 3/5/09
      • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star
    • 1 year (2008)
      • re-signed by Angels 2/22/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • contract purchased by Angels 4/07
    • drafted 2003 (1-23) (Horizon HS, Scottsdale)
    • $1.3M signing bonus
    • agent: Gaylord Sports
    • ML service: 3.015

      
    Outfielders 
         

    Jason Bay of
    1 year/$1M (2013)

    • 1 year/$1M (2013)
      • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/5/12 ($0.5M guaranteed)
      • if he makes Opening Day roster, Bay earns $1M salary and may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses
      • DFA by Seattle 7/29/13, released 8/6/13
    • 4 years/$66M (2010-13), plus 2014 option
      • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/5/10
      • $8.5M signing bonus
      • 10:$6.5M, 11:$16M, 12:$16M, 13:$16M, 14:$17M club option ($3M buyout)
      • 2014 option guaranteed with 600 PAs in 2013 or 500 PAs in both 2012, 2013
      • full no-trade clause
      • Bay agreed to defer portion of remaining $21M in exchange for release by NY Mets 11/7/12
    • 4 years/$18.25M (2006-09)
      • signed extension with Pittsburgh 11/05
      • $1M signing bonus
      • 06:$0.75M, 07:$3.25M, 08:$5.75M, 09:$7.5M
      • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
      • acquired by Boston in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/08, with Boston paying remainder of Manny Ramirez’ 2008 salary (about $7M)
    • 1 year/$0.355M (2005)
      • renewed by Pittsburgh 3/05
    • 1 year/$0.305M (2004)
    • drafted 2000 (22-645)
    • agent: CAA Sports (Joe Urbon)
    • ML service: 10.036

    Jason Bourgeois 2b-of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/5/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract selected by Tampa Bay 8/6/13 
      • DFA by Tampa Bay 8/23/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/25/13 
      • elected free agency 10/13
    • 1 year/$0.488M (2012)
      • re-signed by Houston 2/23/12
      • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Houston 3/20/12
      • DFA by Kansas City 11/2/12
    • 1 year/$0.423M (2011)
      • re-signed by Houston 2/7/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • DFA by Houston 1/12/10, sent outright to Triple-A 1/15/10
      • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 2/10 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Houston 6/22/10
    • 1 year (2009)
      • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/25/08 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Milwaukee 8/12/09
      • claimed by Houston off waivers from Milwaukee 10/26/09
    • drafted by Houston 2000 (2-56) (Forest Brook HS, Houston)
    • $0.621M signing bonus
    • ML service: 2.094

    Corey Brown of
    2014

    • 2014
      • DFA by Oakland 1/22/14, refused assignment 1/31/14
    • 1 year (2013)
      • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
      • acquired by Oakland in trade 12/19/13 after being DFA by Washington 12/12/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Washington 5/28/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • contract purchased by Oakland 11/19/10
      • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 12/16/10 (Willingham deal)
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 11/16/11
    • drafted by Oakland 2007 (1s-59) (Oklahoma State)
    • signed 6/19/07, $544,500 signing bonus
    • ML service: 0.094

    Aaron Cunningham of
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/11/13 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Chicago Cubs 3/12/14
    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/12/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.4823M (2012)
      • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
      • DFA by Cleveland 7/25/12, sent outright to Triple-A 7/28/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
      • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 12/16/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 1/16/10
      • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
      • re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • contract purchased by Oakland 8/30/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • acquired by Arizona in trade from Chicago White Sox 6/16/07
      • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/14/07
    • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2005 (6-185) (Everett CC, WA)
    • $0.14M signing bonus
    • ML service: 1.158

    Jack Cust of-dh
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/5/14 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Baltimore 3/21/14
    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/17/13 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Tampa Bay 3/23/13
    • 1 year/$0.6M (2012), plus 2013 club option
      • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/18/12 (non-guaranteed contract)
      • 12:$0.6M, 13:$1M club option
      • released by Houston 3/27/12 (due 45 days’ salary, about $148,000)
      • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/30/12 (minor-league contract)
      • released by NY Yankees 8/1/12
      • signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/5/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$2.5M (2011)
      • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/10/10
      • performance bonuses
      • DFA by Seattle 7/29/11, released 8/4/11
      • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 8/12/11 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$2.65M (2010)
      • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/7/10
      • $0.35M in performance bonuses based on PAs
      • accepted assignment to Triple-A by Oakland 4/10/10 after being DFA 4/3/10
      • contract purchased by Oakland 5/15/10
      • non-tendered by Oakland 12/2/10
    • 1 year/$2.8M (2009)
      • re-signed by Oakland 1/14/09 (avoided arbitration)
      • award bonuses: $50,000 each
        for All Star, Gold Glove LCS MVP; $0.1M each for Silver
        Slugger, WS MVP; $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd in vote,
        $50,000 for 3rd)
      • non-tendered by Oakland 12/12/09
    • 1 year/$0.41M (2008)
      • re-signed by Oakland 2/28/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • re-signed by San Diego 3/07
      • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 5/3/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/05 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by San Diego 9/06
    • 1 year (2005)
      • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/04 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.305M (2004)
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 4/04
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Colorado 3/03
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Arizona 1/02
    • drafted by Arizona 1997 (1-30) (Immaculata HS, Somerville, N.J.)
    • agent: Gregg Clifton
    • ML service: 5.103

    Shelley Duncan 1b-of
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/24/14 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Arizona 3/28/14
    • 1 year/$0.55M (2013)
      • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/22/13 (minor-league contract)
      • DFA by Tampa Bay 4/30/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/3/13 
      • elected free agency 10/13
    • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
      • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
      • DFA by Cleveland 8/29/12, sent outright to Triple-A 8/31/12
    • 1 year/$0.5M (2011)
      • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/4/10 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Cleveland 5/19/10
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
      • DFA by NY Yankees 1/6/09
      • re-signed by NY Yankees 2/09
      • contract purchased by NY Yankees 7/31/09
      • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 11/20/09
    • 1 year/$0.3983M (2008)
      • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/4/08
    • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
      • contract purchased by NY Yankees 7/20/10
    • drafted by NY Yankees 2001 (2-62) (Arizona)
    • $0.655M signing bonus
    • agent: Barry Meister
    • ML service: 3.110

    Lew Ford of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • re-signed by Baltimore 11/9/12 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Baltimore 8/26/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 5/18/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Baltimore 7/29/12
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 11/2/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed by independent league Long Island Ducks
    • 1 year (2010)
      • signed to play in Mexico
    • 1 year (2009)
      • signed by Cincinnati 3/09 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Cincinnati
    • 1 year (2008)
      • signed by Hanshin of Japan’s Central League 1/08
    • 1 year/$0.985M (2007)
      • re-signed by Minnesota 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $1.3M-$0.8M)
      • performance bonuses: $15,000 for 300 PAs; $25,000 each for 400, 450 PAs
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/07 (refused assignment)
    • 1 year/$0.425M (2006)
      • re-signed by Minnesota 3/06
    • 1 year/$0.385M (2005)
      • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Boston 9/00
    • drafted by Boston 1999 (12-379) (Port Neches-Groves HS, Texas)
    • ML service: 4.171

    Ben Francisco of
    1 year/$1.1M (2013)

    • 1 year/$1.1M (2013)
      • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/21/13 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Cleveland 3/11/13
      • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/11/13 (minor-league contract) 
      • contract purchased by NY Yankees 3/29/13 
      • DFA by NY Yankees 5/26/13, released 6/3/13
    • 1 year/$1.5375M (2012)
      • re-signed by Toronto 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
      • acquired by Houston in trade from Toronto 7/20/12
      • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Houston 8/31/12
      • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 11/30/12
    • 1 year/$1.175M (2011)
      • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/15/11 (avoided arbitration)
      • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 12/12/11
    • 1 year/$0.47M (2010)
      • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/10
    • 1 year/$0.4214M (2009)
      • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09 ($204,000 in minors)
      • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Cleveland 7/29/09
    • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
      • re-signed by Cleveland 2/28/08
    • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
      • re-signed by Cleveland 2/28/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/06
    • drafted by Cleveland 2002 (5-154) (UCLA)
    • ML service: 5.114

    Greg Golson of
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/13/14 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Milwaukee 3/25/14
    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/29/13 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Colorado 7/18/13
      • signed by Atlanta 7/26/13 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/13/11 (minor-league contract)
      • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Kansas City 3/25/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Texas 1/26/10
      • re-signed by Yankees 3/12/10
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
      • acquired by Texas in trade from Philadelphia 11/20/08
      • signed by Texas 2/20/09
      • award bonus: $10,000 for Gold Glove
    • 1 year (2008)
      • contract purchased by Philadelphia 8/31/08
    • drafted by Philadelphia 2004 (1-21) (Connally HS, Austin)
    • $1.475M signing bonus
    • agent: Hendricks Sports
    • ML service: 0.104

    Freddy Guzman of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 8/30/13 (minor-league contract)
      • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/17/13
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 10/30/13
    • 2012
      • signed by Carmen of Mexican League
    • 2011
      • signed by Monclava and Minatitlan of Mexican League
    • 1 year (2010)
      • re-signed by Baltimore 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year (2009)
      • signed as a free agent by Seattle 12/21/08 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Seattle 5/4/09
      • signed by Boston as a free agent 5/17/09 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Boston 7/28/09
      • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 8/2/09 (minor-league contract)
      • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Baltimore 8/31/09
      • contract purchased by NY Yankees 9/14/09
      • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 11/10/09 (refused assignment)
    • 1 year (2008)
      • signed by Detroit 2/20/08
      • sent outright to Double-A by Detroit 3/27/08
    • 1 year/$0.382M (2007)
      • re-signed by Texas 2/07 (split contract, $160,398 in minors)
      • acquired by Detroit in trade from Texas 12/5/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • re-signed by San Diego 2/06
      • acquired by Texas in trade from San Diego 5/06
    • 1 year/$0.317M (2005)
      • re-signed by San Diego 2/05 (split contract)
    • 1 year (2004)
      • contract purchased by San Diego
    • signed by San Diego 2000 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
    • ML service: 1.136

    Tony Gwynn Jr. of 
    1 year/$0.9M (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/13 (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $0.9M in majors
      • contract selected by Philadelphia 3/29/14 
      • placed on restricted list 6/23/14 (extension of stay on bereavement list)
      • activated from restricted list by Philadelphia 6/24/14 
      • DFA by Philadelphia 7/21/14, released 7/27/14
    • 2 years/$2M (2012-13)
      • signed extension with LA Dodgers 12/12/11
      • 12:$0.85M, 13:$1.15M
      • DFA by LA Dodgers 8/6/12, sent outright to Triple-A 8/8/12
    • 1 year/$0.675M (2011)
      • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/9/10
    • 1 year/$0.4198M (2010)
      • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
      • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/10
    • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/26/09
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 4/2/09
      • acquired by San Diego in trade from Milwaukee 5/21/09
    • 1 year/$0.3975M (2008)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 2008
    • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/06
    • 1 year (2005) (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/05
    • drafted by Milwaukee 2003 (2-39) (San Diego State)
    • $0.875M signing bonus
    • agent: Tommy Tanzer
    • ML service: 4.171

    Bill Hall 2b-lf
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/30/13 (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $0.5M in majors 
      • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make Major League 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 LA Angels 3/22/13 
      • re-signed by LA Angels as a free agent 4/6/13 (minor-league contract) 
      • released by LA Angels 5/19/13 
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/7/12 (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $0.6M in majors
      • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 100, 150, 200, 250 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 300, 350, 400, 450 PAs.
      • elected free agency 4/12
      • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 4/25/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/12/12
      • DFA by Baltimore 5/25/12, sent outright to Triple-A 5/26/12
      • contract purchased by Baltimore 6/1/12
      • DFA by Baltimore 6/2/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/4/12
      • contract purchased by Baltimore 9/26/12
    • 1 year/$3M (2011), plus 2012 mutual option
      • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/20/10
      • 11:$3M, 12:$4M mutual option ($0.25M buyout)
      • released by Houston 6/4/11
      • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 6/11/11 (Giants pay pro-rated portion of Major League minimum)
      • DFA by San Francisco 7/28/11, sent outright to Triple-A 8/2/11
    • 4 years/$24M (2007-10), plus 2011 club option
      • signed extension with Milwaukee 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $4.125M-$3M)
      • $0.5M signing bonus
      • 07:$3M, 08:$4.8M, 09:$6.8M, 10:$8.4M, 11:$9.25M club option ($0.5M buyout)
      • acquired by Seattle in trade
        8/19/09 after being DFA by Milwaukee 8/12/09 (Brewers to pay
        2009 salary and as much as $7.15M of 2010 salary)
      • acquired by Boston in trade
        from Seattle 1/7/10, with Mariners paying Red Sox $7.15M
        originally committed by Milwaukee as part of the deal
      • Boston declined 2010 option
    • 1 year/$0.418M (2006)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/06
    • 1 year/$0.344M (2005)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/05
    • 1 year/$0.31M (2004)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/04
    • drafted by Milwaukee 1998 (6-176) (Nettleton HS, Miss.)
    • agent: Terry Bross
    • ML service: 8.072 (through 2012)

    Brad Hawpe rf
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/17/13 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Pittsburgh 3/23/13 
      • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 4/11/13 (minor-league contract)
      • contract selected by LA Angels 6/8/13 
      • DFA by LA Angels 7/29/13, released 8/4/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/20/12 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Texas 3/29/12
      • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 4/6/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$3M (2011), plus 2012 option
      • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/26/10
      • 11:$2M, 12:$6M mutual option ($1M buyout)
      • San Diego declined 2012 option 10/31/11
    • 3 years/$17.425M (2008-10), plus 2011 option
      • signed extension with Colorado 3/4/08
      • 08:$3.925M, 09:$5.5M, 10:$7.5M, 11:$10M club option ($0.5M buyout)
      • replaced 1 year/$3.925M deal for
        2008 signed 2/14/08 (avoided arbitration, $4.35M-$3.575M). The
        original deal also included performance bonuses ($50,000 each for
        600, 675 PAs)
      • if traded, Hawpe may void 2011 option
      • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star
      • 2009 All-Star selection increased 2011 option to $10.15M
      • DFA by Colorado 8/19/10
      • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 8/27/10 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 9/1/10
    • 1 year/$0.403M (2007)
      • re-signed by Colorado 3/07
    • 1 year/$0.317M (2005)
      • re-signed by Colorado 2/05 (split contract, $103,408 in minors)
    • drafted by Colorado 2000 (11-317) (LSU)
    • agent: Dan Horwits
    • ML service: 7.116

    Jerad Head of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/26/13 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/21/11 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2011)
      • contract purchased by Cleveland 8/28/11
      • DFA by Cleveland 9/7/11, sent outright to Triple-A 9/9/11
      • contract purchased by Cleveland 9/25/11
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 10/18/11
    • signed by Cleveland 2006 as an amateur free agent (Washburn University)
    • ML service: 0.017 (through 2012)

    Austin Kearns rf
    1 year/$0.7M (2013)

    • 1 year/$0.7M (2013)
      • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/13/13 (minor-league contract) 
      • salary of $0.7M in majors
      • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make Major League 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 Miami 3/31/13 
      • placed on restricted list 5/12/13 (previously on bereavement list) 
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/25/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Miami 4/1/12
    • 1 year/$1.3M (2011)
      • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/6/11
      • DFA by Cleveland 8/12/11, released 8/17/11
    • 1 year/$0.75M (2010)
      • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/5/10 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Cleveland 4/5/10
      • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 7/30/10
    • 3 year/$17.5M (2007-09), plus 2010 club option
      • signed extension with Washington 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
      • 07:$3.5M, 08:$5M, 09:$8M, 10:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 1 year/$1.85M (2006)
      • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.93M (2005)
      • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/05 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2004)
      • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/04
    • 1 year/$0.305M (2003)
    • drafted by Cincinnati 1998 (1-7)
    • $1.95M signing bonus
    • agent: Hendricks Sports
    • ML service: 10.156

    Mark Kotsay 1b-rf
    1 year/$1.25M (2013)

    • 1 year/$1.25M (2013)
      • signed extension with San Diego 8/12/12
    • 1 year/$1.25M (2012)
      • signed by San Diego as a free agent 11/16/11
    • 1 year/$0.8M (2011)
      • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/3/11
      • $0.35M in performance bonuses
      • $0.1M in roster bonuses
    • 1 year/$1.5M (2010)
      • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 11/5/09
    • 1 year/$1.5M (2009)
      • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/12/09
      • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500 PAs
      • acquired by Chicago White Sox in
        trade 7/28/09 after being DFA by Boston 7/24/09 (Boston pays
        undisclosed portion of remaining 2009 salary)
    • 2 years/$15M (2007-08)
      • signed extension with Oakland 7/05
      • 07:$7M, 08:$8M
      • extension also guaranteed $7.05M 2006 salary
      • Kotsay also received full no-trade clause 2005-06 and limited no-trade clause 2007-08 (may block deals to 8 clubs)
      • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Oakland 1/4/08 (A’s pay more than $5M of 2008 salary)
      • acquired by Boston in trade from Atlanta 8/27/08
    • 3 years/$16M (2004-06)
      • signed extension 7/02
      • 04:$5.5M, 05:$5.5M, 06:$5.5M
      • 2005 and 2006 are player options
      • bonuses increased salaries to $7.025M in 2005 and $7.05M in 2006
      • limited no-trade clause (may block deals to 8 clubs)
      • salaries increased by $1M if traded
    • 2 years/7.5M (2002-03)
      • 02:$3.05M, 03:$4.45M
    • agent: Greg Genske
    • ML service: 16.018

    Jason Kubel of
    1 year/$2M (2014)

    • 1 year/$2M (2014)
      • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $2M in majors
      • roster bonuses: $0.15M each for 30, 60 days on active roster. $0.2M for 90 days on active roster
      • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 300, 350 plate appearances. $0.2M for 400 PAs 
      • contract selected by Minnesota 3/29/14 
      • DFA by Minnesota 6/8/14, released 6/15/14
    • 2 years/$16M (2012-13), plus 2014 mutual option
      • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/19/11
      • 12:$7.5M, 13:$7.5M, 14:$7.5M option ($1M buyout)
      • acquired by Cleveland in trade 8/30/13 after being DFA by Arizona 8/27/13 
      • Cleveland declined 2014 option 10/31/13
    • 2 years/$7.2M (2009-10), plus 2011 club option
      • re-signed by Minnesota 1/29/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.4M-$2.4M)
      • 09:$2.75M, 10:$4.1M, 11:$5.25M club option ($0.35M buyout)
      • 2010 performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 550, 600, 650 PAs
      • Minnesota exercised 2011 option 10/29/10
    • 1 year/$1.3M (2008)
      • re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.3875M (2007)
      • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07
    • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
      • re-signed by Minnesota 2/06
    • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
      • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
    • drafted by Minnesota 2000 (12-342) (Highland HS, Palmdale, Calif.)
    • ML service: 9.009

    Ryan Langerhans of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/18/12 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Toronto 6/22/13 
      • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/22/13 (minor-league contract) 
      • contract selected by Toronto 9/26/13 
      • elected free agency 10/4/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/23/11 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by LA Angels 5/14/12
      • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 6/23/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/14/10 (minor-league contract)
      • $0.525M salary in majors
      • contract purchased by Seattle 3/30/11
      • DFA by Seattle 5/9/11
      • acquired by Arizona in trade from Seattle 7/29/11
    • 1 year/$0.525M (2010)
      • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/18/09
      • split contract paying $90,000 in minors
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 4/12/10 after being DFA 4/8/10
      • contract purchased by Seattle 5/2/10
      • refused outright assignment by Seattle 11/3/10
    • 1 year/$0.505M (2009)
      • split contract paying $15,000/month in minors
      • acquired by Seattle in trade from Washington 6/28/09
      • contract purchased by Seattle 6/30/09
      • non-tendered by Seattle 12/12/09
    • 1 year/$0.5M (2008)
      • re-signed 12/6/07 (avoided arbitration) ($0.3M in minors)
      • contract purchased 5/23/08, DFA 6/20/08
      • contract purchased 7/11/08, sent outright to Triple-A 10/15/08
    • 1 year/$0.41M (2007)
      • re-signed 2/07
      • acquired in trade from Atlanta 4/07
      • acquired in trade from Oakland 5/2/07
      • DFA 8/19/07, sent outright to Triple-A 8/22/07
      • contract purchased 9/4/07
    • 1 year/$0.345M (2006)
      • re-signed 3/06
    • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
      • re-signed 2/05
    • agent: Alan Nero
    • ML service: 5.140

    Fernando Martinez of
    1 year/$0.493M (2013)

    • 1 year/$0.493M (2013)
      • re-signed by Houston 3/13
      • DFA by Houston 5/6/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/13 
      • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Houston 6/18/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • claimed by Houston off waivers from NY Mets 1/11/12
      • signed by Houston 2/24/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
    • 1 year (2009)
      • contract purchased by NY Mets 5/26/09
    • signed by NY Mets 7/05 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
    • $1.4M signing bonus
    • ML service: 1.073 (through 2012)

    Jason Michaels of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/4/13 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/16/11 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Washington 3/28/12
    • 1 year/$0.8M (2010), plus 2011 option
      • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 12/14/09
      • 10:$0.8M, 11:$0.9M club option
      • Houston exercised 2011 option 10/4/10
    • 1 year/$0.75M (2009)
      • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/15/08
      • performance bonuses: $25,000 for
        200 PAs; $50,000 for 225 PAs; $75,000 for 250 PAs; $0.125M each for
        275, 300, 325, 375 PAs; $0.1M for 400 PAs
    • 2 years/$4.25M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
      • re-signed by Cleveland 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
      • $0.1M signing bonus
      • 07:$2M, 08:$2.15M, 09:$2.6M club option (no buyout)
      • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 350 & 400 PAs, $0.1M for 450 & 500 PAs, $0.15M for 550 & 600 PAs
      • DFA by Cleveland 5/6/08
      • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Cleveland 5/8/08 ($1,680,055 remaining, with Pittsburgh responsible for $468,852)
      • Pittsburgh declined 2009 option 10/31/08
    • 1 year/$1.5M (2006)
      • re-signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.825M (2005)
      • re-signed 2/05 (avoided arbitration, $0.925M-$0.65M)
    • 1 year/$0.335M (2004)
    • 1 year/$0.305M (2003)
    • ML service: 10.016 (through 2011)

    Laynce Nix of
    2 years/$2.5M (2012-13)

    • 2 years/$2.5M (2012-13)
      • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/9/11
      • 12:$1.15M, 13:$1.35M
      • performance bonuses
      • DFA by Philadelphia 8/6/13, released 8/12/13
    • 1 year/$0.7M (2011)
      • signed as a free agent by Washington 2/3/11 (minor-league contract)
      • $0.7M salary in majors
      • contract purchased by Washington 3/30/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • re-signed as a free agent by Cincinnati 12/18/09 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Cincinnati 4/5/10
      • refused outright assignment by Cincinnati 11/9/10
    • 1 year/$0.6M (2009)
      • signed as a free agent by Cincinnati 12/08 (minor-league contract, $0.6M in majors)
      • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 300, 350 PAs; $0.1M each for 400, 450 PAs; $0.2M for 500 PAs
      • contract purchased by Cincinnati 4/5/09
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/09
    • 1 year/$0.475M (2008)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee (minor-league contract) 1/4/08
      • contract purchased by Milwaukee 8/13/08
      • DFA 9/9/08
    • 1 year/$0.39M (2007)
    • 1 year/$345,260 (2006)
    • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • agent: CAA Sports (previously Don Mitchell)
    • ML service: 8.033

    Corey Patterson of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/6/13 (minor-league contract)
      • released by NY Mets 3/30/13
      • signed by Seattle as a free agent 4/30/13 (minor-league contract) 
      • released by Seattle 6/6/13
      • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 6/20/13 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/30/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.9M (2011)
      • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/21/10 (minor-league contract)
      • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 7/27/11
      • St. Louis declined 2012 option 10/31/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/9/09 (minor-league contract)
      • opted out of contract with Seattle 3/31/10
      • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 4/21/10 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/12/10
    • 1 year (2009)
      • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/18/08 (minor-league contract)
      • $0.8M salary in majors
      • contract purchased by Washington 6/13/08
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 7/29/09
      • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 8/1/09 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/4/09
    • 1 year/$3M (2008)
      • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 3/03 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Cincinnati 3/31/08
    • 1 year/$4.3M (2007)
      • re-signed 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $4.6M-$4M)
      • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 500, 520 PAs
    • 1 year/$2.8M (2006)
      • re-signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$2.8M (2005)
      • re-signed 1/05 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.48M (2004)
    • 1 year/$0.365M (2003)
    • drafted 1998 (1-3), $3.7M signing bonus
    • agent: Scott Boras
    • ML service: 9.083 (through 2012)

    Felix Pie of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/13/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/21/13
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/1/13 (refused assignment)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/16/11 (minor-league contract)
      • $0.7M salary in majors
      • may earn $0.3M in performance bonuses
      • released by Cleveland 4/4/12
      • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/11/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.985M (2011)
      • re-signed by Baltimore 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
      • DFA by Baltimore 8/23/11, sent outright to Triple-A 8/25/11
    • 1 year/$0.42M (2010)
      • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
    • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
      • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/18/09
      • signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
    • 1 year/$0.4015M (2008)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/05
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 2001 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic 
    • agent: Alan Nero
    • ML service: 4.028

    Juan Pierre of
    1 year/$1.6M (2013)

    • 1 year/$1.6M (2013)
      • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/19/12
      • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $50,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP 
    • 1 year/$0.8M (2012)
      • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/27/12 (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $0.8M in majors
      • may opt out if not on major-league roster 3/31/12
      • contract purchased by Philadelphia 3/29/12
    • 5 years/$44M (2007-11)
      • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/06
      • 07:$7.5M, 08:$8M, 09:$10M, 10:$10M, 11:$8.5M
      • contract includes limited no-trade protection
      • acquired by Chicago White Sox in
        trade from LA Dodgers 12/15/09, with Dodgers paying $10.5M of $18.5M
        left on Pierre’s deal ($7M in 2010, $3.5M in 2011)
    • 1 year/$5.75M (2006)
      • re-signed 1/06, avoided arbitration ($6.5M-$5M)
    • 4 years/$7.5M (2002-05)
      • $0.4M signing bonus ($0.2M in 2002, $0.2M in 2003)
      • 02:$0.5M, 03:$0.9M, 04:$2.3M, 05:$3.4M ($3.7M with bonuses)
      • may earn up to an additional $5.25M in bonuses
    • agent: Mark Pieper, SFX
    • ML service: 13.056

    Jason Pridie of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 10/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract selected by Baltimore 9/25/13 
      • non-tendered by Baltimore 12/2/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/15/11 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Oakland 6/4/12
      • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 6/15/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Philadelphia 7/1/12
      • DFA by Philadelphia 7/22/12, sent outright to Triple-A 7/24/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • re-signed by NY Mets (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by NY Mets 3/22/11
      • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/9/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Minnesota 2/9/10
      • signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
      • DFA by NY Mets 1/21/11
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
      • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/07
      • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Tampa Bay 11/28/07
      • signed by Minnesota 1/24/08
    • 1 year (2006)
      • selected by Minnesota from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/05
      • returned to Tampa Bay 3/06
    • drafted 2002 (2-43)
    • $0.8925M signing bonus
    • ML service: 1.052

    Juan Rivera of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/28/13 (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $1.2M in majors
      • may earn additional $0.8M in performance bonuses 
      • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make Major League 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 NY Yankees 3/28/13 
      • signed by Arizona as a free agent 4/30/13 (minor-league contract) 
    • 1 year/$4.5M (2012), plus 2013 club option
      • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/3/11
      • 12:$4M, 13:$4M club option ($0.5M buyout)
      • LA Dodgers declined 2013 option 10/29/12
    • 3 years/$12.75M (2009-11)
      • re-signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/19/08
      • 09:$3.25M, 10:$4.25M, 11:$5.25M
      • award bonuses: $50,000 for All
        Star; $75,000 each for Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, LCS MVP; $0.1M
        for WS MVP; $0.15M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd or 3rd in vote, $50,000
        for 4th or 5th)
      • acquired by Toronto in trade from LA Angels 1/21/11
      • acquired by LA Dodgers 7/13/11 after being DFA by Toronto 7/4/11
    • 1 year/$2.025M (2008)
      • re-signed by LA Angels 1/17/08 (avoided arbitration)
      • performance bonuses:
        • $25,000 each for 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 PAs
    • 2 years/$3.275M (2006-07)
      • re-signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
      • 06:$1.25M, 07:$2.025M
    • 1 year/$0.39M (2005), re-signed 3/05
    • 1 year/$0.312M (2004), re-signed 3 /04
    • agent: Diego Bentz, SFX
    • ML service: 10.047 (through 2012)

    Derrick Robinson of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/20/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Cincinnati 4/3/13 
      • DFA by Cincinnati 11/26/13, non-tendered 12/2/13
    • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
      • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
      • DFA by Kansas City 11/20/12, non-tendered 11/30/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/24/10
      • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
    • drafted by Kansas City 2006 (4-107) (Yonge HS, Gainsville, Fla.)
    • signed 6/06, $0.85M signing bonus
    • agent: Bledsoe brothers
    • ML service: 0.160

    Alfonso Soriano dh-lf
    8 years/$136M (2007-14)

    • 8 years/$136M (2007-14)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/06
      • $8M signing bonus
      • 07:$9M, 08:$13M, 09:$16M, 10-14:$18M annually
      • full no-trade clause
      • award bonuses: $0.25M for top
        vote-getter in All-Star balloting, $0.35M for WS MVP, $0.25M for LCS
        MVP, $0.3M for MVP, $75,000 for Gold Glove
      • perks: suite on road trips, 6 premium
        tickets for each home game (spring training – post-season) and All Star
        Game (if Soriano is selected)
      • Soriano to donate $25,000 annually to both United Way & Cubs Care
      • earns right to block any trade as 10-and-5 player after 2011 season 
      • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/26/13 (Yankees pay $1.8M of 2013 salary and $5M of 2014 salary) 
      • DFA by NY Yankees 7/6/14, released 7/14/14
    • 1 year/$10M (2006)
      • lost arbitration with Washington 2/06 ($12M-$10M)
    • 1 year/$7.5M (2005)
      • re-signed by Texas 1/05 (avoided arbitration)
      • acquired by Washington in trade from Texas 12/05
    • 1 year/$5.4M (2004)
      • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/04 (avoided arbitration)
      • acquired by Texas in trade from NY Yankees 2/04 (Alex Rodriguez trade)
    • 1 year/$0.8M (2003)
      • renewed by NY Yankees 3/03 (most ever for player with two-plus years of service without being eligible for arbitration)
    • 5 years/$3.15M (1998-2002)
      • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/98
      • “retired” 3/98 after 2 years with Hiroshima in order to play in U.S.
    • agent: Diego Bentz (formerly Don Nomura)
    • ML service: 13.079

    Kensuke Tanaka 2b-of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/10/13 (minor-league contract)
      • contract selected by San Francisco 7/9/13
      • DFA by San Francisco 9/3/13, released 9/4/13
    • 2000-12: Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan’s Pacific League
    • ML service: 0.021

    Rich Thompson of
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 11/29/12 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • re-signed by Philadelphia 11/11 (minor-league contract)
      • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Philadelphia 5/16/12
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 10/19/12 (refused assignment)
    • 1 year (2011)
      • re-signed by Philadelphia 11/10 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2010)
      • re-signed by Philadelphia 11/09 (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.3M (2004)
      • selected by San Diego from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/03
      • acquired by Kansas City in trade from San Diego 12/03
      • returned to Pittsburgh 4/04
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Toronto 7/03
    • drafted by Toronto 2000 (6-178) (James Madison)
    • ML service: 0.083 (through 2012)

    Vernon Wells of
    7 years/$126M (2008-14)

    • 7 years/$126M (2008-14)
      • signed extension with Toronto 12/06
      • $25.5M signing bonus ($8.5M payment each March 1, 2008-10)
      • 08:$0.5M, 09:$1.5M, 10:$12.5M,
        11:$23M, 12:$21M, 13:$21M, 14:$21M
      • full no-trade clause (waived 1/11)
      • Wells may opt out of contract after 2011
      • award bonuses: $0.25M for MVP, $0.2M for WS MVP, $0.15M for LCS MVP, $0.1M for most All-Star votes in league
      • Wells to donate $143,000 annually to Blue Jays charity
      • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Toronto 1/21/11 (Jays paid Angels $5M in deal)
      • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from
        LA Angels 3/24/13, with Angels paying $28.1M, Yankees $13.9M ($11.5M in
        2013, $2.4M in 2014) of remaining $42M in salary 
      • DFA by NY Yankees 1/10/14, released 1/16/14
    • 5 years/$14.7M (2003-07)
      • signed extension with Toronto 3/03
      • $0.85M signing bonus
      • 03:$0.35M, 04:$0.7M, 05:$2.9M, 06:$4.3M, 07:$5.6M
      • award bonuses: $25,000 for All Star selection, $50,000 bonus for Gold Glove
    • drafted by Toronto 1997 (1-5)
    • $1.8M signing bonus
    • agent: Brian Peters
    • ML service: 12.113

    Dewayne Wise of
    1 year/$0.7M (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/21/12
      • released by Chicago White Sox 8/3/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/9/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by NY Yankees 5/4/12
      • DFA by NY Yankees 7/23/12, sent outright to Triple-A 7/26/12
      • released by NY Yankees 8/12
      • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 8/3/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 8/11/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • signed by Florida as a free agent 1/12/11 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Florida 3/30/11
      • signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/11/11 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Toronto 6/9/11
      • signed by Florida as a free agent 6/14/11 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Florida 6/17/11
      • claimed by Toronto off waivers 8/26/11 after being DFA by Florida 8/24/11
      • refused outright assignment by Toronto 10/4/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/25/09 (minor-league contract)
      • free agent 6/3/10 after exercising out clause
      • signed by Toronto as a free agent 6/5/10 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Toronto 6/10/10
      • refused outright assignment to Triple-A by Toronto 11/13/10
    • 1 year/$0.55M (2009)
      • re-signed by White Sox 12/12/08 (avoided arbitration)
      • refused assignment to Triple-A by White Sox 10/9/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • signed by White Sox as a free agent 3/2/08 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased 5/23/08
      • DFA 5/31/08, sent outright to Triple-A 6/4/08
      • contract purchased 6/17/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • re-signed by Cincinnati to minor-league contract for 2007
      • contract purchased 5/29/07, DFA 6/4/07
      • granted free agency 10/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/05 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased 7/06, DFA, sent outright to Triple-A 8/06
      • contract purchased 9/06, sent outright to Triple-A 10/06
    • 1 year (2005)
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 2/05
    • 1 year/$0.325M (2004)
      • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/04
      • claimed off waivers 10/04
    • 2000-03 (Toronto)
    • ML service: 7.019

    Catchers 

    Ramon Castro c
    1 year (2013)

    • 1 year (2013)
      • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/3/13 (minor-league contract)
      • released by LA Dodgers 3/18/13
    • 1 year/$1M (2010), plus 2011 club option
      • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/12/09
      • 10:$0.8M, 11:$1.2M club option ($0.2M buyout)
      • White Sox exercised 2011 club option 10/26/10
    • 2 years/$4.6M (2008-09)
      • re-signed by Mets as a free agent 11/16/07
      • $0.25M signing bonus
      • 08:$1.85M, 09:$2.5M
      • performance bonuses: $0.125M for 65, 70 starts; $0.25M each for 80, 90, 100, 110, 120, 13o starts
      • award bonuses: $25,000 each for
        Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, LCS MVP; $50,000 each for WS MVP, All Star
        ($25,000 for All Star selection); $50,000 for MVP ($25,000 for 2nd in
        vote, $10,000 for 3rd)
      • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from NY Mets 5/29/09 (Mets to pay undisclosed portion of Castro’s remaining 2009 salary)
    • 1 year/$0.85M (2007)
      • re-signed 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.8M (2006)
      • re-signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
      • $50,000 in performance bonuses for 60, 70 & 80 games
    • 1 year/$0.5M (2005)
      • signed as a free agent 12/04 (min0r-league contract)
      • contract purchased 4/05
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2004)
      • re-signed 12/03 (avoided arbitration as a Super 2)
    • ML service: 10.152 (through 2012)

      Ramon Hernandez c
      1 year (2014)

      • 1 year (2014)
        • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/7/14 (minor-league contract)
      • 2 years/$6.4M (2012-13)
        • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/30/11
        • 12:$3.2M, 13:$3.2M
        • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 4/6/13 after being DFA by Colorado 3/29/13 (Dodgers pay Rockies $4.25M in the deal)
        • DFA by LA Dodgers 6/14/13, released 6/22/13
      • 1 year/$3M (2011)
        • re-signed by Cincinnati 11/3/10
      • 1 year/$3M (2010), plus 2011 option
        • signed extension with Cincinnati 11/16/09
        • 10:$3M, 11:$3.25M vesting option
        • 2011 option guaranteed with 120 games in 2010
      • 4 years/$27.5M (2006-09), plus 2010 option
        • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/05
        • 06:$4.5M, 07:$6.5M, 08:$7.5M, 09:$8M, 10:$8.5M club option ($1M buyout)
        • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Baltimore 12/11/08, with Orioles paying about $2M to Reds in the deal
        • Cincinnati declined 2010 option 11/16/09
      • 4 years/$9.5M (2002-05)
        • signed extension with Oakland 3/02
        • $0.15M signing bonus
        • 02:$0.46M, 03:$1.85M, 04:$2.9M, 05:$4.14M
        • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
        • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 11/03
      • 1 year/$0.245M (2001)
        • re-signed by Oakland 2/01
      • 1 year/$0.211M (2000)
        • re-signed by Oakland 2/00
      • 1 year/$0.2M (1999)
        • re-signed by Oakland 2/99
      • signed by Oakland 1994 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
      • agent: Eric Goldschmidt
      • ML service: 14.011

      Jason Jaramillo c
      1 year (2013)

      • 1 year (2013)
        • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/17/13 (minor-league contract)
        • released by Houston 6/1/13
        • signed by Seattle as a free agent 6/8/13 (minor-league contract)
      • 1 year (2012)
        • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/30/12 (minor-league contract)
        • released by Chicago Cubs 3/27/12
        • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 3/29/12 (minor-league contract)
        • released by Milwaukee 8/15/12
        • signed by Oakland as a free agent 8/21/12 (minor-league contract)
      • 1 year/$0.4225M (2011)
        • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
        • DFA by Pittsburgh 12/7/11, non-tendered 12/12/11
      • 1 year/$0.4165M (2010)
        • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
      • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
        • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Philadelphia 12/10/08
        • signed by Pittsburgh 3/11/09
      • 1 year (2008)
        • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/19/07
      • drafted 2004 (2-62)
      • $0.585M signing bonus
      • ML service: 2.008 (through 2012)

      George Kottaras c
      1 year/$0.95M (2014)

      • 1 year (2014)
        • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 11/26/13 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/21/13 
        • 1 year/$1.075M, signed by Chicago Cubs 12/2/13 (avoided arbitration) 
        • released by Chicago Cubs 3/26/14 (due 45 days’ salary, or $264,344) 
        • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/31/14 (minor-league contract)
        • salary of $0.95M in majors, $50,000 in performance bonuses
        • contract selected by Cleveland 5/3/14 
        • DFA by Cleveland 5/6/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/14 
        • contract selected by Cleveland 5/27/14 
        • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 7/11/14 after being DFA by Cleveland 7/7/14 
        • DFA by St. Louis 7/26/14, released 7/29/14
      • 1 year/$1M (2013)
        • re-signed by Oakland 1/14/13 (avoided arbitration)
        • claimed by Kansas City off waivers 1/25/13 after being DFA by Oakland 1/16/13
      • 1 year/$0.7M (2012)
        • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
        • acquired by Oakland in trade 7/29/12 after being DFA by Milwaukee 7/26/12
      • 1 year/$0.44M (2011)
        • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/1/11
      • 1 year/$0.4085M (2010)
        • signed by Milwaukee 2/10
      • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
        • re-signed by Boston 3/10/09
        • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Boston 11/18/09
      • 1 year (2008)
        • re-signed by Boston 2/08
      • 1 year (2007)
        • re-signed by Boston 3/07
      • 1 year/$ (2006)
        • contract purchased by San Diego 11/05
        • re-signed by San Diego 2/06
        • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 9/06
      • drafted by San Diego 2002 (20-595) (Connors State JC, Okla.) (draft and follow)
      • $0.375M signing bonus
      • agent: Lapa & Leventhal
      • ML service: 4.149

      Carlos Maldonado c
      1 year (2012)

      • 1 year (2012)
        • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
        • contract purchased by Washington 5/15/12
        • DFA by Washington 8/3/12, sent outright to Triple-A 8/6/12
      • 1 year (2011)
        • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
      • 1 year (2010)
        • contract purchased by Washington 5/25/10
        • DFA by Washington 9/7/10
      • 1 year (2009)
        • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/23/09 (minor-league contract)
        • $0.42M salary in majors
      • 1 year (2008)
        • re-signed by Pittsburgh 11/15/07 (minor-league contract)
        • $0.415M salary in majors
      • 1 year (2007)
        • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 8/14/07
      • 1 year (2006)
        • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/06
        • DFA by Pittsburgh 11/06
      • signed 1996 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
      • ML service: 0.154 (through 2012)

      Lou Marson c
      1 year (2014)

      • 1 year (2014)
        • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league contract)
        • released by Philadelphia 3/14/14
      • 1 year/$1M (2013)
        • re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
        • non-tendered by Cleveland 12/2/13
      • 1 year/$0.4917M (2012)
        • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
      • 1 year/$0.4243M (2011)
        • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
      • 1 year/$0.4012M (2010)
        • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
      • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
        • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/2/09
        • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Philadelphia 7/29/09 (Cliff Lee deal)
      • 1 year (2008)
        • contract purchased by Philadelphia 8/31/08
      • drafted by Philadelphia 2004 (4-122) (Coronado HS, Scottsdale)
      • $0.265M signing bonus
      • ML service: 4.036

      Miguel Olivo c
      1 year (2014)

      • 1 year (2014)
        • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/21/14 (minor-league contract)
        • contract selected by LA Dodgers 4/30/14 
        • released by LA Dodgers 5/22/14
      • 1 year (2013)
        • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/1/13 (minor-league contract)
        • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make Major League 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 Cincinnati 3/27/13 
        • signed by Miami as a free agent (1 year/$0.8M)
        • agreed not to refuse minor-league assignment for first 45 days of 2013 
        • placed on restricted list by Miami 6/15/13 
        • DFA by Miami 7/3/13 (elected free agency 7/5/13)
      • 2 years/$7M (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
        • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/10/10
        • $0.5M signing bonus
        • 11:$2.25M, 12:$3.5M, 13:$3M club option ($0.75M signing bonus)
        • 2013 option may increase by $0.75M based on 2011-12 performance
        • Seattle declined 2013 option 10/24/12
      • 1 year/$2.5M (2010), plus 2011 club option
        • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/4/10
        • 10:$2M, 11:$2.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
        • 2011 option may become mutual option based on 2010 games played
        • acquired by Toronto in trade from Colorado 11/4/10
        • Toronto declined 2011 option 11/4/10
      • 1 year/$2.15M (2008), plus 2009 option
        • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/27/07
        • 08:$2.05M, 09:$2.7M club option ($0.1M buyout)
        • performance bonuses based on games, PAs
        • if club exercises 2009 option, Olivo may void and forfeit buyout
        • both Kansas City & Olivo exercised 2009 option 11/3/08 and added $3.3M mutual option for 2010
        • Kansas City declined 2010 option 11/6/09
      • 1 year/$2M (2007)
        • re-signed by Florida 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
        • $0.15M in performance bonuses
        • non-tendered by Florida 12/12/07
      • 1 year/$0.7M (2006)
        • re-signed as a free agent 12/05
      • 1 year/$0.4M (2005)
        • re-signed 2/05
        • non-tendered 12/05
      • 1 year/$0.32M (2004)
        • re-signed 3/04
      • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
      • agent: Myles Kahn
      • ML service: 10.076

      Ronny Paulino c
      1 year (2014)

      • 1 year (2014)
        • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/13/13 (minor-league contract)
        • released by Detroit 7/18/14
      • 1 year (2013)
        • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/24/13 (minor-league contract)
        • released by Seattle 3/30/13 
        • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 5/15/13 (minor-league contract) 
        • acquired by Detroit in trade from Baltimore 8/13/13
      • 1 year/$1M (2012)
        • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/12 (minor-league contract)
        • salary of $1M in majors
        • contract purchased by Baltimore 4/4/12
        • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 7/14/12
      • 1 year/$1.35M (2011)
        • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/9/10
        • performance bonuses: $60,000 each for 85, 95, 105, 115, 125 starts as catcher
        • non-tendered by NY Mets 12/12/11
      • 1 year/$1.1M (2010)
        • re-signed by Florida 12/12/09 (avoided arbitration)
        • non-tendered by Florida 12/2/10
      • 1 year/$0.44M (2009)
        • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Pittsburgh 12/10/08
        • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Philadelphia 3/27/09
        • acquired by Florida in trade from San Francisco 3/28/09
      • 1 year/$0.4235M (2008)
        • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/10/08
      • 1 year/$0.401M (2007)
        • re-signed 3/07
      • 1 year (2006)
        • re-signed 2/06
      • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
        • re-signed 1/05 (split contract)
      • 1 year/$0.3M (2003) (split contract)
      • selected in Rule 5 draft 12/02 (returned to Pittsburgh 3/03)
      • agent: Relativity
      • ML service: 6.042

      Landon Powell c
      1 year (2013)

      • 1 year (2013)
        • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/18/13 (minor-league contract)
        • released by NY Mets 6/7/13
      • 1 year/$0.62M (2012)
        • re-signed by Oakland 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
        • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 1/5/12, released 3/9/12
        • signed by Houston as a free agent 3/14/12 (minor-league contract)
      • 1 year/$0.42M (2011)
        • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
      • 1 year (2010)
        • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
      • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
        • re-signed by Oakland 2/26/09
      • 1 year (2008)
        • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/07
      • drafted by Oakland 2004 (1-24) (South Carolina)
      • $1M signing bonus
      • ML service: 2.153 (through 2012)

      Kelly Shoppach c
      1 year/$1.5M (2013)

      • 1 year/$1.5M (2013)
        • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/7/13 
        • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
        • DFA by Seattle 6/14/13, released 6/20/13 
        • signed by Washington as a free agent 7/3/13 (minor-league contract) 
        • opted out of contract 7/30/13 
        • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 8/12/13 (minor-league contract) 
        • released by Pittsburgh 8/28/13 
        • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 8/30/13 (minor-league contract) 
        • contract selected by Cleveland 9/1/13
      • 1 year/$1.35M (2012)
        • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/12/11
        • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Boston 8/14/12
      • 2 years/$5.55M (2010-11), plus 2012 club option
        • signed by Tampa Bay 1/5/10 (avoided arbitration)
        • 10:$2.25M, 11:$3M, 12:$3.2M club option ($0.3M buyout)
        • Tampa Bay declined 2012 option 10/31/11
      • 1 year/$1.95M (2009)
        • re-signed 1/12/09 (avoided arbitration)
        • award bonuses
        • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Cleveland 12/1/09
      • 1 year/$0.4041M (2008)
        • re-signed 3/7/08
      • 1 year/$0.3834M (2007)
        • re-signed 3/07
      • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
        • re-signed 2/06
      • 1 year (2005)
        • re-signed 3/05
      • drafted by Boston 2001 (2-48) (Baylor)
      • $0.7375M signing bonus
      • agent: LSW Baseball
      • ML service: 7.132

      J.R. Towles c
      1 year (2013)

      • 1 year (2013)
        • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/18/12 (minor-league contract)
        • released by St. Louis 5/28/13
        • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 5/30/13 (minor-league contract)
      • 1 year (2012)
        • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/15/11 (minor-league contract)
      • 1 year/$0.424M (2011)
        • re-signed by Houston 1/27/11
        • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/13/11
      • 1 year/$0.4065M (2010)
        • re-signed by Houston 1/8/10
      • 1 year/$0.4015M (2009)
        • re-signed by Houston 2/20/09
      • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
        • re-signed by Houston 2/22/08
      • 1 year (2007)
        • contract purchased 9/4/07
      • drafted 2004 (20-604)
      • agent: Burton Rocks (previously Hendricks Sports)
      • ML service: 2.002

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