Free Agent Position Players

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

First basemen

Pedro Alvarez 1b
1 year/$5.75M (2016)

  • 1 year/$5.75M (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/7/16
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 350, 400, 450, 500, 550 plate appearances. $0.25M for 600 PAs
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Pittsburgh 2/19/15 ($5.75M-$5.25M)
    • non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$6.355M (2009-12), plus 2013-14 club options
    • originally signed minor-league contract with $6M bonus 8/15/08 (arbitrator to review signing after players’ union filed grievance arguing Alvarez did not agree to deal before 8/15 deadline)
    • signed re-worked Major League contract 9/24/08, with union agreeing to drop grievance & MLB agreeing to notify union of any deadline extensions in the future
    • $6M signing bonus paid over 4 years
    • 09:$0.4M, 10:$0.5M, 11:$0.55M, 12:$0.7M, 13:$0.7M club option, 14:$0.7M club option
    • annual salary of $88,750 in minor leagues
    • Alvarez may void 2013, 2014 option if otherwise arbitration-eligible
    • if Alvarez is not in the majors by 2013, club may exercise options for split contracts for 2013-14 at $0.7M annually ($0.5M in minors)
    • Pittsburgh exercised 2013 option 10/31/12 
    • Alvarez to opt out of deal and enter arbitration for 2014
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2008 (1-2) (Vanderbilt)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.085

Jeff Baker 1b-of
2 years/$3.7M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$3.7M (2014-15)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 2/4/14
    • 14:$1.6M, 15:$2.1M
    • may earn additional $0.5M annually in performance bonuses
    • released by Miami 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2013)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/26/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.75M 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 Texas 3/31/13
    • DFA by Texas 10/9/13 (refused outright assignment 10/14/13)
  • 1 year/$1.375M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Chicago Cubs 8/5/12
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade after being DFA by Detroit 8/31/12
  • 1 year/$1.175M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cubs 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.975M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cubs 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2009)
    • renewed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($0.2418M in minors)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade with Colorado 7/2/09
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2008)
    • split contract, $0.24M in minors
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007)
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
  • drafted by Colorado 2002 (4-111) (Clemson)
  • signed for $2M (major-league contract paid over 4 years)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 8.049 (through 2014)

Billy Butler 1b-dh
3 years/$30M (2015-17)

  • 3 years/$30M (2015-17)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/19/14
    • $5M signing bonus (paid by 12/31/14)
    • 15:$5M, 16:$10M, 17:$10M
    • released by Oakland 9/11/16
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 9/14/16 (Yankees pay pro-rated portion of Major League minimum salary, or $49,918)
  • 4 years/$30M (2011-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Kansas City 1/22/11 (avoided arbitration, $4.3M-$3.4M)
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 11:$3M, 12:$8M, 13:$8M, 14:$8M, 15:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • option may increase by $2M to $14.5M based on performance
    • assignment bonus if traded
    • Kansas City declined 2015 option 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.47M (2010)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.421M (2009)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/09 ($216,300 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.399M (2008)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/2/08 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/1/07
  • drafted by Kansas City 2004 (1-14) (Wolfson HS, Jacksonville, Fla.)
  • signed 6/04, $1.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Greg Genske, Legacy Agency (previously Doug Rogalski)
  • ML service: 9.102

Chris Carter 1b
1 year/$2.5M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2016)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/6/16
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • DFA by Milwaukee 11/29/16, non-tendered 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$4.175 (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/14/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 each for All Star, Silver Slugger
    • non-tendered by Houston 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.494M (2013)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Oakland 2/4/13
    • signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year (2009)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/3/07
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/14/07
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2005 (15-455) (Sierra Vista HS, Las Vegas)
  • agent: Sports Management Partners
  • ML service: 4.159

Juan Francisco 1b-3b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/3/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may opt out of contract 4/5/15 if not on Major League roster
    • opted out of contract with Tampa Bay 4/15
  • 1 year/$1.35 (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Milwaukee 3/24/14 (due 45 days’ salary, or $331,967)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/2/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/19/14
    • claimed by Boston off waivers from Toronto 11/19/14
    • DFA by Boston 11/25/14, non-tendered by Boston 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$496,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade 6/3/13 after being DFA by Atlanta 5/30/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cincinnati 4/1/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/21/09
  • signed 2004 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 3.147 (through 2014)

Dae-Ho Lee 1b-dh
1 year/$1M (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $3M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Seattle 3/28/16
  • 2012-15
    • Japan (Orix and Fukuoka)
  • 2001-11
    • Korea
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 1.000

Ryan Howard 1b
5 years/$125M (2012-16), plus 2017 option

  • 5 years/$125M (2012-16), plus 2017 option
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 4/26/10
    • 12:$20M, 13:$20M, 14:$25M, 15:$25M, 16:$25M, 17:$23M club option ($10M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for second in vote, $50,000 for third). $25,000 for All Star.
    • perks: right to buy 8 season tickets for Philadelphia home games
    • most favored nation no-trade protection (excluding contracts later acquired through trade or assignment) allowing Howard to block deals to 20 clubs/season, matching Cliff Lee’s no-trade provision
    • as of January, 2015, Howard could block trades to all clubs except Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Kansas City, LA Angels, NY Yankees, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Texas (full 10-and-5 rights 5/2/15)
    • Philadelphia declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 3 years/$54M (2009-11)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 2/8/09 (avoided arbitration, $18M-$14M)
    • 09:$15M, 10:$19M, 11:$20M
    • salaries for 2010, 2011 increase by $1M with MVP in previous season or by $0.5M with 2nd place in MVP vote in previous season
    • award bonuses: $0.1M each for Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, WS MVP, All Star start. $50,000 each for All Star selection or LCS MVP
    • $1M assignment bonus if traded before 11/1/10, no bonus if traded thereafter
  • 1 year/$10M (2008)
    • won in arbitration with Philadelphia 2/21/08 ($10M-$7M)
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2007)
    • renewed by Philadelphia 3/07 (record for less than 2 years of service)
  • 1 year/$0.355M (2006)
    • renewed by Philadelphia 3/06
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2001 (5-140) (Southwest Missouri State)
  • $0.23M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports (previously CAA Sports)
  • ML service: 11.145

Adam Lind 1b-dh
4 years/$18M (2010-13), plus 2014-16 club options

  • 4 years/$18M (2010-13), plus 2014-16 club options
    • signed extension with Toronto 4/3/10, replacing 1-year, $0.41M deal for 2010
    • $0.6M signing bonus
    • 10:$0.4M, 11:$5M, 12:$5M, 13:$5M, 14:$7M club option ($2M buyout), 15:$7.5M club option ($1M buyout), 16:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 5/31/12
    • contract purchased by Toronto 6/25/12
    • Toronto exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
    • Toronto exercised 2015 option 11/1/14
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Toronto 11/1/14
    • Milwaukee exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Milwaukee 12/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.4118M (2009)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/25/09
  • 1 year/$0.3964M (2008)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/29/08 ($0.1157M in minors)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 9/06
  • drafted by Toronto 2004 (3-83) (South Alabama)
  • $0.44M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 9.058

James Loney 1b
3 years/$21M (2014-16)

  • 3 years/$21M (2014-16)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/3/14
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 14:$1M, 15:$7M, 16:$8M
    • released by Tampa Bay 4/3/16
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 4/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from San Diego 5/28/16
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/31/16
  • 1 year/$2M (2013)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/3/12
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$6.375M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 8/25/12 (Adrian Gonzalez deal)
  • 1 year/$4.875M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11/11 (avoided arbitration, $5.25M-$4.7M)
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.465M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.411M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/28/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/05
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/06
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2002 (1-19) (Elkins HS, Missouri City, Texas)
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency (previously CAA Sports)
  • ML service: 9.137

Tommy Medica 1b
2016

  • 2016
    • DFA by Miami 1/13/16, sent outright to Triple-A 1/21/16
    • released by Miami 3/30/16
  • 1 year/$0.5136M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
    • claimed by Miami off waivers from San Diego 9/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.5012M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by San Diego 9/10/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2010 (14-424) (Santa Clara)
  • ML service: 1.005 (through 2015)

Justin Morneau 1b
1 year/$1M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 6/9/16
  • 2 years/$12.5M (2014-15), plus 2016 mutual option
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/13/13
    • 14:$5M, 15:$6.75M, 16:$9M mutual option ($0.75M buyout if club declines)
    • 2015 salary increases based on 2014 performance: $0.5M with 550 plate appearances, $1.5M with top 3 finish in MVP vote, $0.375M for All-Star selection
    • Colorado declined 2016 option 10/29/15
  • 6 years/$80M (2008-13)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 1/25/08, replacing 1 year/$7.4M deal signed 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 08:$7.4M, 09:$10.6M, 10:$14M, 11:$14M, 12:$14M, 13:$14M
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for WS MVP, $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd, $25,000 for 4th-6th), $50,000 for LCS MVP, $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star selection
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Minnesota 8/31/13
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2007)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07 (avoided arbitration, $5M-$4M)
  • 1 year/$0.385M (2006)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.345M (2005)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
  • drafted by Minnesota 1999 (3-89) (New Westminster SS, B.C.)
  • $0.29M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 12.112

Logan Morrison 1b-rf
1 year/$4.2M (2016)

  • 1 year/$4.2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 500 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$2.725M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $25,000 in performances bonuses for 500, 600 plate appearances
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/4/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.5M-$1.1M)
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 for 400 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 500, 550 PA. $75,000 for 600 PA
  • 1 year/$0.4915M (2013)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/13
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Miami 12/11/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Florida 7/27/10
  • drafted by Florida 2005 (22-666) (draft & follow) (Maple Woods CC, Mo.)
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball (left Octagon 10/14)
  • ML service: 6.069

Mike Napoli 1b
1 year/$7M (2016)

  • 1 year/$7M (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/5/16
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 450, 500, 550, 600, 625, 645 plate appearances
  • 2 years/32M (2014-15)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/12/13
    • 14:$16M, 15:$16M
    • limited no-trade protection
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Boston 8/7/15 with $4,983,606 remaining on contract (Red Sox to pay about $3.5M, with Rangers responsible for the balance of about $1.5M)
  • 1 year/$5M (2013)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/17/13
    • may earn additional $8M in roster and performance bonuses:
      • full $8M with 165 days on active roster, or
      • $0.5M each for 30, 60, 90, 120 days on active roster and 300, 325, 350, 375 PAs. $1M each 400, 475, 550, 625 PAs
    • Boston made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$9.4M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/12 (avoided arbitration, $11.8M-$8.3M)
  • 1 year/$5.8M (2011)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from LA Angels 1/21/11
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Toronto 1/25/11 (Rangers paid Jays less than $1M cash in the deal)
    • signed by Texas 1/29/11 (avoided arbitration, $6.1M-$5.3M)
  • 1 year/$3.6M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/19/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All Star. $75,000 for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, 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)
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/05
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
  • drafted by Anaheim 2000 (17-500) (Flanagan HS, Pembroke Pines, Fla.)
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 10.151

Mark Reynolds 1b
1 year/$2.6M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.6M (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/16/15
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $0.1M for 100. $0.2M each for 200, 300. $0.3M each for 400, 500.
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/11/14
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 250, 350, 450, 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/17/13 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$6M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/9/12
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 400, 450, 500, 550, 575, 600 plate appearances
    • DFA by Cleveland 8/8/13, released 8/12/13
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 8/16/13
  • 3 years/$14.5M (2010-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Arizona 3/15/10, replacing 1-year/$0.5M deal renewed 3/11/10
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 10:$0.5M, 11:$5M, 12:$7.5M, 13:$11M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • limited no-trade protection
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Arizona 12/6/10
    • Baltimore declined 2013 option 10/31/12
    • non-tendered by Baltimore 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.4225M (2009)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.3965M (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 5/17/07
  • drafted by Arizona 2004 (16-476) (Virginia)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 9.138

Gaby Sanchez 1b
2016

  • 2016
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 3/13/16
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2015)
    • signed by Rakuten Eagles of Japan 1/8/15
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 12/1/14, non-tendered by Pittsburgh 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.483M (2012)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Miami 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.431M (2011)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/26/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/14/08
  • drafted by Florida 2005 (4-126) (Miami)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 5.025 (through 2014)

Hector Sanchez c-1b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/26/16
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 5/11/16 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/9/16
    • DFA by San Diego 6/14/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/24/16
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/31/16
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 12/4/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by San Francisco 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 7/15/11
  • signed 2009 by San Francisco as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: OL Baseball Group
  • ML service: 4.018

 

Second Basemen

Robert Andino inf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/14/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 8/14/16
    • DFA by Miami 9/15/16, released 9/20/16
  • 2015: Somerset of independent Atlantic League
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/7/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/30/12
    • DFA by Seattle 5/24/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/30/13
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Seattle 8/1/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/25/12 (avoided arbitration, $1.6M-$1M)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Baltimore 11/20/12
    • non-tendered by Seattle 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.4215M (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 4/7/10 after being DFA 4/3/10
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 9/1/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/09
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Florida 4/1/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • renewed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/05
  • drafted by Florida 2002 (2-52) (Miami Southridge Senior HS)
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.152 (through 2015)

Dean Anna 2b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
    • DFA by St. Louis 9/4/16, released 9/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/11/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Diego 11/20/13
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 7/5/14 after being DFA by NY Yankees 7/3/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/3/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (26-795) (Ball State)
  • ML service: 0.031 (through 2015)

Gordon Beckham 2b
1 year/$1.25M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/3/15
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Atlanta 9/27/16
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/28/15
  • 1 year/$4.175M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/21/14
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 6/4/09
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2008 (1-8) (Georgia)
  • signed 8/13/08, $2.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Mike Milchin, ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 7.123

Stephen Drew 2b
1 year/$3M (2016)

  • 1 year/$3M (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M for 80 games. $0.2M each for 90, 100 games. $0.25M each for 110, 120 games. $0.2M for 130 games
  • 1 year/$5M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/6/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 450, 500, 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$14.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 5/20/14
    • pro-rated for remainder of season, to receive $10,093,443
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Boston 7/31/14, with Red Sox paying Yankees an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$9.5M (2013)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/17/12
    • performance bonus: $0.5M for 500 plate appearances
    • Boston made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 2 years/$13.75M (2011-12), plus 2013 mutual option
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$4.65M, 12:$7.75M, 13:$10M mutual option ($1.35M buyout)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 8/21/12 (A’s responsible for remaining 2012 salary and 2013 buyout)
    • Oakland declined 2013 option 10/29/12
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 5 years/$5.5M (2005-09)
    • signed Major League contract with Arizona 5/05
    • $4M signing bonus paid over 4 years
    • 05-06: average annual salaries of $0.3M, 07:$1.5M, 08:$1.5M, 09:$1.5M
    • $2M in “easily attainable” bonuses, for total possible value of $7.5M
  • drafted by Arizona 2004 (1-15) (Florida State)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 10.038

Kevin Frandsen 2b-3b
1 year/$1M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 11/14/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonues: $50,000 each for 225, 300, 350, 400 plate appearances. $0.1M for 450 PAs
    • released by Washington 4/1/15 (due 45 days’ pay, or $245,901)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 4/21/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Arizona 5/30/15
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 5/31/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/23/15
    • refused assignment, elected free agency 10/15/15
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 12/3/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Philadelphia 3/23/14
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/26/14
    • may earn additional $0.3M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 11/13/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 11/30/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 7/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/5/11 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.575M salary in majors
    • released by San Diego 3/25/11
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 3/28/11 (minor-league deal)
    • $0.58M salary in majors
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Francisco 3/26/10
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 4/29/10 after being DFA by Boston 4/28/10
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/09
  • 1 year/$0.3975M (2008)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/08
  • 1 year/$0.3805M (2007)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 4/06
  • drafted by San Francisco 2004 (17-370) (San Jose State)
  • ML service: 5.163 (through 2015)

Johnny Giavotella 2b
1 year/$0.5325M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 8/20/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/28/16
  • 1 year/$516,250 (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • 1 year/$508,575 (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/1/14
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 12/19/14 after being DFA by Kansas City 12/18/14
  • 1 year/$0.494M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$483,600 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/24/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 8/5/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2008 (2-47) (New Orleans)
  • signed 6/08 $0.787M signing bonus
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 2.055 (through 2015)

Jonathan Herrera inf
1 year/$0.9M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.9M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/24/14 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.9M in majors
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/5/15
    • elected free agency 10/29/15
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 11/3/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/23/13 (avoided arbitration, $1M-$0.8M)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Colorado 12/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 5/31/10
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/06
  • signed by Colorado 2002 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 5.101 (through 2015)

Chris Nelson 2b-3b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 2/15/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/25/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 5/8/15
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 5/9/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Milwaukee 6/17/15
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/21/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/27/14 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 3/28/14 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Cincinnati 3/29/14
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 4/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 5/6/14 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Cincinnati 6/16/14
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 6/18/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/18/14
    • DFA by San Diego 9/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/14
    • refused assignment by San Diego 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 5/1/13 after being DFA by Colorado 4/28/13
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 5/18/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 5/15/13
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/10/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/13
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/31/13
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (1-9) (Redan HS, Decatur, Ga.)
  • $2.15M signing bonus
  • agents: Jon Fetterolf
  • ML service: 2.171

Tyler Pastornicky 2b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • DFA by Atlanta 1/8/15, sent outright to Triple-A 3/19/1
    • released by Atlanta 3/19/15
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 3/22/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Texas 8/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 9/28/11
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Toronto 7/15/10 (Yunel Escobar deal)
  • drafted by Toronto 2008 (5-159) (The Pendleton School, Bradenton, Fla.)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.134 (through 2014)

Gregorio Petit 2b-ss
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/4/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/13/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 11/28/16, non-tendered 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Houston 4/1/15
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 4/4/15
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/25/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/27/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Houston 7/25/14
    • DFA by Houston 12/15/14, sent outright to Triple-A 12/22/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by San Diego 12/12/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/20/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • released by San Diego 2/9/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • DFA by Oakland 2/1/10, sent outright to Triple-A 2/10
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Oakland 3/24/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/18/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/07
  • signed by Oakland 2001 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 2.027

Adam Rosales inf
1 year/$0.8M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2016)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/8/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 4/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/5/15
    • DFA by Texas 8/19/15, released 8/23/15
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 11/14/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Texas 3/28/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/2/14
    • contract selected by Texas 6/30/14
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Oakland 7/8/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/12/13
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/24/13
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 8/2/13 after DFA by Oakland 7/31/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 8/8/13 after DFA by Texas 8/5/13
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 8/12/13 after DFA by Oakland 8/10/13
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Cincinnati 2/1/10
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/21/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 8/9/08
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2005 (12-362) (Western Michigan)
  • agent: Hilliard Sports
  • ML service: 6.163

Steve Tolleson inf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/16/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 5/23/16
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 5/26/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5173M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
    • DFA by Toronto 4/24/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/5/15
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/10/15
    • DFA by Toronto 7/1/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/17/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/1/4
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/15/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/9/12, sent outright to Triple-A 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • DFA by Oakland 1/19/11, sent outright to Triple-A 1/28/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Minnesota 2/1/10
    • signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/19/08
    • re-signed 3/8/09
  • drafted by Minnesota 2005 (5-165) (South Carolina)
  • $0.157M signing bonus
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service: 2.053

Dan Uggla 2b
5 years/$62M (2011-15)

  • 5 years/$62M (2011-15)
    • signed extension with Atlanta 1/5/11
    • $1M signing bonus (paid in four $0.25M installments, 2016-19)
    • 11:$9M, 12:13M, 13:$13M, 14:$13M, 15:$13M
    • released by Atlanta 7/18/14
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/25/14
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/1/14, released 8/7/14
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/26/14 (minor-league contract) (Nationals pay pro-rated share of minimum salary)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/5/15
  • 1 year/$7.8M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Florida 11/16/10
  • 1 year/$5.35M (2009)
    • won arbitration with Florida 2/12/09 ($5.35M-$4.4M)
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2008)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.392M (2007)
    • renewed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/06
  • selected by Florida from Arizona in Rule 5 draft 12/05
  • drafted by Arizona 2001 (11-338) (Memphis)
  • agent: Turn 2 Sports Management (previously Jeff Borris)
  • ML service: 9.125 (through 2015)

Chase Utley 2b
1 year/$7M (2016)

  • 1 year/$7M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/9/15
  • 2 years/$27M (2014-15), plus 2016-18 options
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 8/8/13
    • 14:$15M, 15:$10M, 16-18:$15M vesting options ($2M buyout for 2016)
    • 2015 salary increases by $5M to $15M with 15 days or less on disabled list with knee injury in 2014 (met 9/14)
    • options guaranteed with 500 plate appearance in previous season
    • if option does not vest, it becomes a club option valued between $5M & $11M, based on days on disabled list in previous season
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • full no-trade protection
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 8/20/15, with about $5.7M remaining on contract (about $3.7M in 2015 salary, plus $2M buyout) with Phillies responsible for about $3.7M, pending performance bonuses and decision on 2016 option
    • elected free agency 11/7/15
  • 7 years/$85M (2007-13)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 1/07
    • $2M signing bonus (paid between 1/07 & 1/09)
    • 07:$4.5M, 08:$7.5M, 09:$11M, 10:$15M, 11:$15M, 12:$15M, 13:$15M
    • limited no-trade clause (may block deals to list of 9 clubs each year) with most favored nation no-trade protection (may block deals to 21 clubs, matching no-trade clause extended to Cliff Lee)
    • award bonus: $0.1M each for WS MVP, MVP ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd); $50,000 each for LCS MVP, All Star selection, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, TSN/BA/AP All Star
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2006)
    • renewed by Philadelphia 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.345M (2005)
    • renewed by Philadelphia 3/05 (split contract)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2000 (1-15) (UCLA)
  • $1.78M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 13.027

 

Shortstops

Erick Aybar ss
4 years/$35M (2013-16)

  • 4 years/$35M (2013-16)
    • signed extension with LA Angels 4/19/12
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 13:$8.5M, 14:$8.5M, 15:$8.5M, 16:$8.5M
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star. $75,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, 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 in vote)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Angels 11/12/15, with Angels paying $2.5M portion of Aybar’s 2016 salary
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Atlanta 8/16/16 with Braves paying Tigers an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$5.075M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $75,000 for Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$2.05M (2010)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/18/10 (avoided arbitration, $2.75M-$1.8M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 575, 625 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.46M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/1/09
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2008)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.3825M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/05
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
  • signed by Anaheim 2/4/02 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Roc Nation Sports (previously Relativity Baseball)
  • ML service: 10.086

Jeff Bianchi ss-3b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 4/1/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/31/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 5/24/15
    • DFA by Boston 5/28/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/30/15 (refused assignment)
    • re-signed by Boston as free agent 5/31/15
    • DFA by Boston 6/15/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/25/15
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A 5/25/14
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/29/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/6/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Chicago Cubs 1/11/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 3/18/12
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 7/11/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
    • claimed off waivers by Chicago Cubs 12/9/11 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/30/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/8/10
  • drafted by Kansas City 2005 (2-50) (Lampeter-Strasburg HS, Lampeter, Pa.)
  • signed 6/05, $0.69M signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 2.066

Chase d’Arnaud 2b-ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/13/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/14/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/7/15
    • refused assignment, elected free agency 10/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 2/24/14
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.493M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/24/11
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2008 (4-114) (Pepperdine)
  • $0.293M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.042 (through 2015)

Tyler Greene ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/22/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 4/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Atlanta 4/22/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • released by Houston 3/26/13
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/1/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 4/14/13
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 6/3/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/5/13
    • released by Chicago White Sox 8/13/13
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 8/17/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.483M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
    • acquired by Houston in trade from St. Louis 8/9/12
  • 1 year/$0.4155M (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/08
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/30/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for Rookie of the Year
  • drafted by St. Louis 2005 (1-30) (Georgia Tech)
  • signed 7/05, $1.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.150 (through 2014)

Mike McCoy ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/26/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 11/8/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • DFA by Toronto 11/20/12, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.4223M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4007M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/8/09
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Colorado 11/9/09
  • drafted by St. Louis 2002 (34-1,032) (University of San Diego)
  • ML service: 2.010 (through 2014)

Alexei Ramirez ss
1 year/$4M (2016), plus 2017 option

  • 1 year/$4M (2016), plus 2017 mutual option

    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/22/16
    • 16:$3M, 17:$4M mutual option ($1M buyout)
    • assignment bonus: $1.5M if traded
    • option & buyout may increase based on 2016 plate appearances:

      • with 550 PAs, $4.5M option ($1.25M buyout)
      • with 600 PAs, $5M option
      • with 650 PAs, $5.5M option ($1.5M buyout)
      • released by San Diego 9/4/16
      • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 9/8/16
  • 4 years/$32.5M (2012-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with White Sox 2/3/11
    • 12:$5M, 13:$7M, 14:$9.5M, 15:$10M, 16:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $15,000 for All-Star selection
    • Chicago White Sox declined 2016 option 11/5/15
  • 4 years/$4.75M (2008-11)
    • signed by White Sox 12/21/07 as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 08:$0.95M, 09:$1.1M, 10:$1.1M, 11:$1.1M
    • if otherwise eligible for arbitration, Ramirez may opt out of 2011 salary by 12/1/10
    • if Ramirez opts out, White Sox may exercise $2.75M option for 2011 or go through arbitration with Ramirez (Ramirez opted out and White Sox exercised $2.75M option 12/2/10)
  • agent: Jaime Torres
  • ML service: 9.000

Justin Sellers 2b-3b
1 year/$0.5185M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5185M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 7/25/15
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Pittsburgh 7/30/15
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2014)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 3/2/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 2/22/14
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Cleveland 10/25/14
  • 1 year/$0.494M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 8/12/11
  • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago Cubs 4/2/09
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 2/2/09
  • drafted by Oakland 2005 (6-191) (Marina HS, Huntington Beach, Calif.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.124 (through 2014)

 

Third Basemen

Joaquin Arias ss-3b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Arizona 4/2/16
  • 2 years/$2.6M (2014-15)
    • signed extension with San Francisco 1/23/14 (avoided arbitration, $1.5M-$1.1M)
    • 14:$1.15M, 15:$1.45M
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 325, 350 plate appearances
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 8/4/15
  • 1 year/$0.925M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/25/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.1M-$0.75M)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by San Francisco 12/15/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 4/25/12
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade 8/31/10 after being DFA by Texas 8/24/10 (Francoeur deal)
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from NY Mets 11/4/10
    • DFA by Kansas City 12/20/10
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for Rookie of the Year
  • 1 year/$0.391M (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/15/08
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/07 (split contract paying $60,000 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/05
    • re-signed by Texas 2/06
  • acquired by Texas in trade from NY Yankees 4/23/10 (PTBN in 2/16/04 trade sending Alfonso Soriano to Texas in exchange for Alex Rodriguez and cash)
  • signed by NY Yankees 2003 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 6.021 (through 2015)

Wilson Betemit 3b
2015

  • 2015
    • suspended for 50 games for positive amphetamine test
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Tampa Bay 2/4/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 2 years/$3.25M (2012-13), plus 2014 option
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/24/12
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$1M, 13:$1.75M, 14:$3.2M option (guaranteed with 700 plate appearances combined in 2012-13)
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/16/13, released 9/24/13
  • 1 year/$1M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Kansas City 7/20/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed as a free agent by Kansas City 11/11/09 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/25/10
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2009)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 12/11/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 6/4/09, sent outright to AAA 6/12/09
  • 1 year/$1.165M (2008)
    • re-signed 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by White Sox in trade from Yankees 11/18/08
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
    • acquired by Yankees in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/07
  • 1 year/$0.345M (2006)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/06
    • acquired in trade 7/06, with Dodgers paying Atlanta an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed 2/05
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • re-signed 2/03 (split contract)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 8.107 (through 2014)

Emilio Bonifacio 2b-3b
1 year/$1.25M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/18/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 250, 300, 350, 400 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 450, 500 PAs
    • DFA by Atlanta 4/2/16, released 4/6/16
    • re-signed by Atlanta 4/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/21/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 7/7/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/9/16
    • contract selected by Atlanta 9/17/16
    • Bonifacio elected free agency 11/16
  • 1 year/$4M (2015), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/5/15
    • 15:$3M, 16:$4M club option ($1M buyout)
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 8/16/15, released 8/18/15
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2014)
    • 1 year/$3.5M (2004), re-signed by Kansas City 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Kansas City 2/1/14, released 2/12/14 (due 30 days’ termination pay of $573,771)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/15/14 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $2.5M in majors, with $0.425M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Toronto 8/14/13
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2012)
    • won in arbitration with Miami 2/8/12 ($2.2M-$1.95M)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Miami 11/13/12
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/27/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • signed by Florida 3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Arizona 7/22/08
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Washington 11/11/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/06
  • signed by Arizona 2001 as amateur free agent from Dominican Republic
  • agent: Gene Mato (previously Paul Kinzer, Wasserman Media Group)
  • ML service: 7.069

Alberto Callaspo 3b
1 year/$3M (2015)

  • 1 year/$3M (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/15/14
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 200, 250, 300, 350, 400 plate appearances
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 5/27/15 (Atlanta paid Callaspo $0.1M to waive right to block deal as free agent traded before June 15)
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 8/19/15, released 8/27/15
  • 1 year/$2M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$8.975M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with LA Angels 2/5/13 (avoided arbitration, $4.7M-$3.65M)
    • 13:$4.1M, 14:$4.875M
    • award bonuses
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from LA Angels 7/30/13
  • 1 year/$3.15M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.46M (2010)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/4/10
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Kansas City 7/22/10
  • 1 year/$0.4155M (2009)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/09 ($236,400 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.394M (2008)
    • signed by Kansas City 2/27/08 (split contract)
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • placed on restricted list by Arizona 5/11/07
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Arizona 12/14/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/06
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from LA Angels 2/28/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/05
  • signed by Anaheim 2001 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $8,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Mark Gilling
  • ML service: 7.135 (through 2014)

Daniel Descalso 3b-ss
2 years/$3.6M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$3.6M (2015-16)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/16/14
    • 15:$1.5M, 16:$2.1M
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 for 250 plate appearances. $0.1M for 300 PAs. $0.15M for 350 PAs. $0.2M for 400 PAs
  • 1 year/$1.29M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/29/14 (avoided arbitration, $1.65M-$0.93M)
    • performance bonus: $10,000 for 250 plate appearances
    • non-tendered by St. Louis 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 9/18/10
  • drafted by St. Louis 2007 (3-112) (UC Davis)
  • $0.255M signing bonus
  • agent: Steve Canter
  • ML service: 6.016

Aaron Hill 2b
3 years/$35M (2014-16)

  • 3 years/$35M (2014-16)
    • signed extension with Arizona 2/7/13
    • 14:$11M, 15:$12M, 16:$12M
    • assignment bonus: $1M with each trade
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Arizona 1/30/16, with Diamondbacks paying $6.5M of Hill’s 2016 salary
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Milwaukee 7/7/16, with Brewers paying Red Sox an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal
  • 2 years/$11M (2012-13)
    • re-signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/15/11
    • 12:$5.5M, 13:$5.5M
  • 4 years/$12M (2008-11), plus 2012-14 club options
    • signed extension with Toronto 4/4/08, replacing 1 year/$0.41M deal for 2008 signed 3/08
    • 08:$0.41M, 09:$2.59M, 10:$4M, 11:$5M, 12:$8M club option, 13:$8M club option, 14:$10M club option
    • club may decide to exercise all 3 options before 2011 season
    • after 2011 season, club may exercise only 2012 and 2013 options
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Toronto 8/23/11
    • Arizona declined 2012 option 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$0.3953M (2007)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.336M (2006)
  • drafted by Toronto 2003 (1-13) (LSU)
  • $1.675M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 11.136

Chris Johnson 3b
3 years/$23.5M (2015-17), plus 2018 option

  • 3 years/$23.5M (2015-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Atlanta 5/2/14
    • 15:$6M, 16:7.5M, 17:$9M, 18:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Atlanta 8/7/15, with Indians paying $10M to the Braves to cover a portion of the 2016 salaries of Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher)
    • DFA by Cleveland 12/17/15, released 12/21/15
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/16 (Marlins pay $0.5075M Major League minimum)
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.2875M (2013)
    • signed by Arizona 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Arizona 1/24/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/18/12
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Houston 7/29/12
  • 1 year/$0.424M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/8/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Houston 9/7/09
  • drafted by Houston 2006 (4-129) (Stetson)
  • $0.2425M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 6.144

Kelly Johnson 3b-2b
1 year/$2M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/16
    • may earn an additional $1.25M in performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500 plate appearances
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Atlanta 6/8/16 with Braves paying $0.45M of $1,267,760 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/17/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/5/15
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Atlanta 7/24/15 (Mets responsible for $2.5M of $3,147,541 remaining on combined 2015 contracts for Johnson and Juan Uribe)
  • 1 year/$3M (2014)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/13
    • acquired by Boston in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/14
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Boston 8/31/14
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2013)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/5/13
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 550, 600 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$6.375M (2012)
    • accepted offer of arbitration from Toronto 12/7/11
    • signed by Toronto 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.85M (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 2/14/11 (avoided arbitration, $6.5M-$4.7M)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Arizona 8/23/11
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2010)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/30/09
  • 1 year/$2.825M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/18/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.3M-$2.35M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 620 PAs, $25,000 for 670 PAs
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 12/12/09
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.336M (2006)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/05
  • drafted by Atlanta 2000 (1s-38) (Westwood HS, Austin, Texas)
  • $0.79M signing bonus
  • agent: Mike Milchin
  • ML service: 11.127

Ryan Roberts inf
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Kansas City 3/29/15
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 4/26/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/20/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/27/14 
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 4/7/14 (salary of $0.2M in minors)
    • may earn additional $0.25M in performance bonuses 
    • DFA by Boston 4/18/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/14
    • refused assignment by Boston 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses 
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 8/15/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/19/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$2.0125M (2012)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/31/12 (avoided arbitration, $2.275M-$1.65M)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 7/25/12 after being DFA by Arizona 7/24/12
  • 1 year/$0.4235M (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • signed by Arizona 11/6/08 as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 4/5/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/20/07 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Toronto 2003 (18-530) (Texas-Arlington)
  • ML service: 4.098 (through 2014)

Alex Rodriguez dh-3b
10 years/$275M (2008-17)

  • 10 years/$275M (2008-17)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/13/07
    • $10M signing bonus ($2M paid upon approval, $1M paid each Jan. 15, 2009-2013, $3M paid Jan. 15, 2014)
    • 08:$27M, 09:$32M, 10:$32M, 11:$31M, 12:$29M, 13:$28M, 14:$25M, 15:$21M, 16:$20M, 17:$20M
    • $30M marketing agreement based on home run milestones, paying $6M each for reaching 660, 714, 755 and tying (762) and breaking (763) major league HR record
    • no-trade protection
    • perks: may purchase 4 best available season tickets for 2008, 4 Legends Suite or comparable season tickets for 2009-17
    • Texas obligated to fund $9M as part of deferred compensation provision in previous contract (to be paid with interest in $3M increments in 2008, 2009 & 2010)
    • suspended by Major League Baseball for 211 games 8/5/13 in connection with Biogenesis investigation
    • after Rodriguez filed a grievance challenging the penalty, the suspension was reduced to 162 games in arbitration 1/11/14, with Rodriguez to receive 21/183 of 2014 salary
    • placed on restricted list 1/11/14, activated 10/30/14
    • released by NY Yankees 8/13/16 (Rodriguez to serve as special advisor in 2017 and will be paid full 2016-17 salaries)
  • 10 years/$252M (2001-10)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/00 (negotiated by Scott Boras)
    • $10M signing bonus (paid between 12/00 & 3/05)
    • salaries: 01-04:$21M/year, 05-06:$25M/year, 07-10:$27M/year (with bonuses, Rodriguez earned $185.45M from 2001 to 2007)
    • no-trade clause
    • Rodriguez may void in 10-day window after 2007 World Series
    • Rodriguez may void after 2008 or 2009 unless club increases 2009-10 salary by $5M/year or $1M more than highest-paid MLB position player
    • club may offer salary arbitration if Rodriguez voids contract 2007-09, but club may not offer salary arbitration after 2010
    • award bonuses:
      • $50,000 for finishing 6th-10th in MVP vote
      • $0.1M each for making All Star team, receiving most All Star votes, Silver Slugger, making post-season AP, Baseball America or Sporting News All Star team, being named player of year by AP, Baseball America or Sporting News
      • $0.15M each for LCS or LDS MVP
      • $0.2M for WS MVP or finishing 2nd-5th in MVP vote
      • $0.5M for MVP ($1M for second MVP, $1.5M for subsequent MVPs) (received $0.5M for 2003 AL MVP, $1M for 2005 AL MVP)
    • In December 2001, Rodriguez agreed to defer $45M in salary to 2011-20 at 3% interest (agreed to rate reduction 2/04)
    • In February 2004, Rodriguez waived no-trade clause, allowing trade to Yankees with 7 years/$183M remaining on contract:
      • Texas agreed to pay remaining $4M in signing bonus & $67M of remaining $179M in salary
        • NY agreed to pay $112M of the remaining $179M in salary
        • Texas assumed responsibility for the $12M in deferred salary earned 2001-03, $24M of the deferred salary to be earned 2004-10, and the $4M in signing bonus which was to be paid in 2004-05 but now will be deferred to 2016-25 at 2% interest. (All told, Texas is responsible for total of $40M deferred at 2% interest.)
        • in exchange for agreeing to the interest-rate reduction, Rodriguez received a hotel suite during road trips and the right to link his web site to the Yankees’ site
      • On October 29, 2007, Rodriguez voided contract, eliminating the following 2008-10 financial obligations:
        • NY: $50,695,500 (08:$15.884M, 09:$16.8985M, 10:$17.913M)
        • Texas: $21,304,500 (08:$8.116M, 09:$7.1015M, 10:$6.087M)
  • 4 years/$10.7M (1997-2000) (Seattle)
    • 97:$1.0625M, 98:$2.1262M, 99:$3.1125M, 00:$4.3625M
  • 3 years/$1.3M (1994-96)
    • signed Major League contract with Seattle 8/93
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 94:$0.109M, 95:$0.109M, 96:$0.109M
  • drafted by Seattle 1993 (1-1) (Westminster Christian HS, Miami)
  • agent: None. Previously Dan Lozano (baseball) and Steve Loy (marketing). Originally represented by Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 21.011 (through 2015)

Juan Uribe 3b
1 year/$4M (2016)

  • 1 year/$4M (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/28/16
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
    • DFA by Cleveland 8/1/16, released 8/5/16
  • 2 years/$15M (2014-15)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/24/13
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 14:$6.5M, 15:$6.5M
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Dodgers 5/27/15
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Atlanta 7/24/15 (Mets responsible for $2.5M of $3,147,541 remaining on combined 2015 contracts for Uribe and Kelly Johnson)
  • 3 years/$21M (2011-13)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/30/10
    • 11:$5M, 12:$8M, 13:$7M (plus $1M to be paid in 2014)
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/5/10
  • 1 year/$1M (2009)
    • signed by San Francisco as free agent 1/29/09 (minor-league contract)
    • $1M on Major League roster
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 250, 300, 350 PAs
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 4/4/09
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2008)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 11/8/07
    • award bonuses
  • 3 years/$9.75M (2005-07), plus 2008 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/04
    • 05:$2.15M, 06:$3,15M, 07:$4.15M, 08:$5M club option ($0.3M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.35M (2004)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Colorado 12/2/03
    • signed by White Sox 3 /04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • signed by Colorado 1997 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 14.089 (through 2015)

Luis Valbuena 3b
1 year/$6.125M (2016)

  • 1 year/$6.125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/19/15
  • 1 year/$1.71M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.93M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/10/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4952M (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Toronto 4/4/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 4/7/12
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 6/14/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Cleveland 11/26/11
  • 1 year/$0.4147M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4003M (2009)
    • acquired by Cleveland in three-way trade from Seattle 12/10/08
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 9/1/08
  • signed by Seattle 8/02 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Elite Sports Group
  • ML service: 6.148

Christian Villanueva 3b
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/31/12
  • signed by Texas 2008 as a free agent from Mexico
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.000

 

Outfielders

Dustin Ackley lf
1 year/$3.2M (2016)

  • 1 year/$3.2M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by NY Yankees 11/18/16
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 500 plate appearances
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Seattle 7/30/15 with $937,704 remaining on contract
  • 5 years/$7.5M (2010-14)
    • signed Major League contract with Seattle 8/17/09
    • $6M signing bonus (paid in five annual installments of $1.2M)
    • 10:$0.4M, 11:$0.3M, 12:$0.2M, 13:$0.3M, 14:$0.3M
    • salaries in majors: 10:$0.5M, 11:$0.6M, 12:$0.9M, 13:$1.5M, 14:$0.5M
    • if Ackley would otherwise be eligible for arbitration, he may void remainder of deal and go to arbitration
  • drafted by Seattle 2009 (1-2) (North Carolina)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 5.087

Gregor Blanco cf-lf
2 years/$7.5M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$7.5M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with San Francisco 1/18/15 (avoided arbitration, $4M-$3.3M)
    • 15:$3.6M, 16:$3.9M
  • 1 year/$2.525M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.516M (2012)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/18/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 3/30/11
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Kansas City 5/8/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/24/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Atlanta 7/31/10 (Royals paid Braves about $2M as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/06
    • signed by Atlanta 2/07
  • signed 7/00 by Atlanta as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 6.164

Peter Bourjos cf
1 year/$2M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from St. Louis 12/2/15
    • signed by Philadelphia 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2014)
    • signed by St. Louis 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/2/13
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from LA Angels 11/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/19/09
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/10
  • drafted by LA Angles 2005 (10-313) (Notre Dame HS, Scottsdale)
  • $0.325M signing bonus
  • agent: Dishman Sports
  • ML service: 6.062

Michael Bourn cf
4 years/$48M (2013-16), plus 2017 option

  • 4 years/$48M (2013-16), plus 2017 option
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/11/13
    • 13:$7M, 14:$13.5M, 15:$13.5M, 16:$14M, 17:$12M vesting option (option vests with 550 plate appearances in 2016)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cleveland 8/7/15, with the Indians paying the Braves $15M in cash to cover a portion of the 2016 salaries for Bourn and Nick Swisher
    • DFA by Atlanta 4/2/16, released 4/9/16
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/22/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Toronto 5/9/16
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 5/10/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 5/15/16
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Arizona 8/31/16
  • 1 year/$6.845M (2012)
    • signed by Atlanta 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.4M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Houston 7/31/11
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $25,000 for Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$0.4345M (2009)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/10/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 11/7/07
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • split contract paying $60,000 in minors
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/05
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2003 (4-115) (University of Houston)
  • $0.299M signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 10.003

Marlon Byrd lf
1 year/$1M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/17/16 (minor-league contract with advanced consent clause and salary of $1M in majors)
    • may earn additional $2.5M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/3/16
    • placed on restricted list 6/1/16 (162-game suspension for second positive PED test), activated 11/3/16
  • 2 years/$16M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/12/13
    • 14:$8M, 15:$8M, 16:$8M club option
    • 2016 option guaranteed with 600 plate appearances in 2015 or 1,100 PAs in 2014-15, including 550 PAs in 2015
    • award bonuses
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to four clubs: Kansas City, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Toronto)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Philadelphia 12/31/14, with Phillies to pay $4M of 2015 salary
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Cincinnati 8/20/15
    • San Francisco declined 2016 option 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/1/13 (minor-league contract)
    • earned additional $0.1M in performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 3/29/13 
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 8/27/13
  • 3 years/$15M (2010-12)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/31/09
    • 10:$3M, 11:$5.5M, 12:$6.5M
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Chicago Cubs 4/21/12 (Red Sox pay pro-rated portion of $0.48M minimum salary, or about $435,165, with Cubs responsible for the rest of Byrd’s 2012 salary, or about $6,064,835)
    • DFA by Boston 6/9/12, released 6/12/12
  • 1 year/$3.06M (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/30/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$2.7M)
    • performance bonuses: may earn the greater of -
      • $25,000 each for 450, 500 PAs; $37,500 each for 525, 550 PAs; $25,000 each for 575, 600 PAs; OR
      • $25,000 each for 109, 115 starts; $37,500 each for 121, 127 starts; $25,000 each for 133, 139 starts
    • Byrd to make donation to club charity
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/16/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 600 PAs
    • Byrd to donate $25,000 to club charity
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2007)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/06 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.2M base salary, $0.55M in majors
    • performance bonuses: $20,000 each for 75, 85, 95, 105, 115 games. $25,000 each for 125, 135 games
    • DFA, sent outright to Triple-A 4/07
    • contract purchased 5/26/07
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2006)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A after being DFA 7/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/05
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Philadelphia 5/05
  • 1 year/$0.355M (2004)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • drafted by Philadelphia 1999 (10-306) (George Perimeter College)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 12.115

Russ Canzler 1b-of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/23/13 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Yankees 6/20/14
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 6/26/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Toronto 1/2/13
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Cleveland 1/4/13
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 2/5/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 2/1/13
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 7/12/12 after being DFA by Baltimore 7/6/13
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/27/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/30/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 1/31/12 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 1/27/12
    • signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 12/21/12 after being DFA by Cleveland 12/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Tampa Bay 12/2/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 9/11/11
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2004 (30-906) (Hazleton Area HS, Pa.)
  • ML service: 0.051 (through 2014)

Alex Castellanos of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/17/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/11/14 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract in early June if not on Major League roster
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 3/7/14 after being DFA by Texas 3/5/14 
    • DFA by San Diego 4/25/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.4905M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 10/17/13 
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 10/23/13 
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 12/23/13 after being DFA by Boston 12/12/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/18/11
    • signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from St. Louis 7/31/11 (R Furcal deal)
  • drafted by St. Louis 2008 (10-305) (Belmont Abbey College)
  • ML service: 0.066

Adron Chambers of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/25/13 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 6/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
    • refused outright assignment by St. Louis 11/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/17/10
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • drafted by St. Louis 2007 (38-1,153) (Pensacola JC, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.134 (through 2014)

Chris Coghlan lf
1 year/$4.8M (2016)

  • 1 year/$4.8M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago Cubs 2/25/16
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 6/9/16
  • 1 year/$2.505M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 1/20/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.5035M (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/13
    • non-tendered by Miami 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.475M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Florida 5/8/09
  • drafted by Florida 2006 (1s-36) (Mississippi)
  • $0.95M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 6.148

Jose Constanza cf
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • DFA by Atlanta 1/28/15, released 4/2/15
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 5/9/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 7/16/15
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 8/31/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Atlanta 2/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 7/29/11
  • signed by Cleveland 2003 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.039 (through 2014)

Carl Crawford lf
7 years/$142M (2011-17)

  • 7 years/$142M (2011-17)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/11/10
    • $6M signing bonus (paid in $1M increments 1/10, 5/1, 6/1, 7/1, 8/1, 9/1/10)
    • 11:$14M, 12:$19.5M, 13:$20M, 14:$20.25M, 15:$20.5M, 16:$20.75M, 17:$21M
    • no-trade protection:
      • Crawford may block deals to two clubs
      • if traded, club acquiring Crawford may not subsequently trade him to NY Yankees
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All Star. $75,000 for ALCS MVP. $0.1M each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, WS MVP. $0.2M for MVP ($0.125M for 2nd in vote, $0.1M for 3rd, $75,000 for 4th, $50,000 for 5th)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Boston 8/25/12
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 6/5/16, released 6/13/16
  • 4 years/$15.25M (2005-08), plus 2009-10 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 4/05, replacing 1 year/$0.37M deal
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 05:$0.5M, 06:$2.5M, 07:$4M, 08:$5.25M, 09:$8.25M club option ($2.5M buyout), 10:$10M club option ($1.25M buyout)
    • 2010 salary may increase to $11.5M with escalators
    • $5.75M deferred without interest ($1.25M in ’06, $2M in ’07, $2.5M in ’08)
    • $3.25M of 2009 option deferred without interest (or entire $2.5M buyout deferred without interest)
    • $4M of 2010 option deferred without interest
    • 2010 option may increase $1.5M based on rank in MVP vote ($0.6M each for 1st-4th, $0.3M each for 5th-10th)
    • award bonuses
    • assignment bonus: $0.8M if traded in 2005-06, $0.6M if traded 2007-08, $0.5M if traded 2009-10
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2009 option 4/1/08
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2010 option 11/9/09
  • 1 year/$0.32M (2004)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 1999 (2-52) (Davis HS, Houston)
  • $1.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Brian Peters
  • ML service: 13.072 (through 2015)

Coco Crisp cf
2 years/$22M (2015-16), plus 2017 option

  • 2 years/$22M (2015-16), plus 2017 option
    • signed extension with Oakland 2/7/14
    • 15:$11M, 16:$11M, 17:$13M vesting option ($0.75M buyout)
    • 2017 option guaranteed with 1) 550 plate appearances in 2016, or 2) 1,100 PAs in 2015-16, or 3) 130 games played in 2016, or 4) 260 games played in 2015-16, including 110 games in 2016
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Oakland 8/31/16 with $2,673,497 remaining on contract ($1,923,497 in 2016 salary and $0.75M for 2017 buyout), with Athletics paying Indians $1,673,497 as part of the deal
    • Cleveland declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 2 years/$14M (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/5/12
    • 12:$6M, 13:$7M, 14:$7.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • Oakland exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2010), plus 2011 club option
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/23/09
    • 10:$4.75M, 11:$5.75M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Oakland exercised 2011 option 11/3/10
  • 3 years/$15.5M (2007-09), plus 2010 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 4/06
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 07:$3.5M, 08:$4.75M, 09:$5.75M, 10:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Boston 11/19/08
    • Kansas City declined 2010 option 11/6/09
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2006)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Cleveland 1/06
    • signed by Boston 2/06 (avoided arbitration, $3.05M-$2.35M)
  • 1 year/$0.3649M (2005)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3194M (2004)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/04
  • 1 year (2003)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/03
  • 1 year (2002)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 8/02
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 8/02
  • drafted by St. Louis 1999 (7-222) (Pierce JC, Calif.)
  • agent: Steve Comte
  • ML service: 13.158

Jordan Danks of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/19/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 4/6/16
  • 1 year/$0.5135M (2015)
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers 1/16/15 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 1/8/15
    • signed by Philadelphia 3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/7/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 6/7/12
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2008 (7-210) (University of Texas)
  • $0.525M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.142 (through 2015)

Alejandro De Aza cf-lf
1 year/$5.75M (2016)

  • 1 year/$5.75M (2016)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15
    • may earn additional $1.25M in performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 400, 450, 500, 550, 600 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$5M (2015)
    • lost in arbitration with Baltimore 2/21/15 ($5.65M-$5M)
    • acquired by Boston in trade 6/3/15 after being DFA by Baltimore 5/27/15
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Boston 8/31/15
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/31/14
  • 1 year/$2.075M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Florida 5/17/09
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Florida 10/21/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/22/08
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Florida 10/1/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • contract purchased by Florida 4/07
  • selected by Florida from LA Dodgers in Rule 5 draft 12/04
  • signed 2001 by LA Dodgers as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 7.139

David DeJesus lf
2 years/$10.5M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option

  • 2 years/$10.5M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 11/4/13
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 14:$4.25M, 15:$5M, 16:$5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Tampa Bay 7/28/15, with $1,857,923 remaining in 2015 salary, plus $1M buyout
    • LA Angels declined 2016 option 11/6/15
  • 2 years/$10M (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/30/11
    • 12:$4.25M, 13:$4.25M, 14:$6.5M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Chicago Cubs 8/19/13 
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Washington 8/23/13 
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2014 option 11/3/13
  • 5 years/$13.8M (2006-10), plus 2011 club option
    • signed extension with Kansas City 3/06
    • 06:$0.5M, 07:$2M, 08:$2.5M, 09:$3.6M, 10:$4.7M, 11:$6M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • if DeJesus does not qualify for arbitration as a Super 2 after 2006, the contract value is reduced to $11.95M (06:$0.5M, 07:$0.6M, 08:$2.3M, 09:$3.45M, 10:$4.6M, 11:$6M / $0.5M buyout)
    • Kansas City exercised $6M club option for 2010 10/2/10
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Kansas City 11/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.32M (2005)
    • renewed by Kansas City 3/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/04 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2003)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 9/2/03
  • drafted by Kansas City 2000 (4-104) (Manalapan HS, Englishtown, N.J.)
  • $0.245M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 11.146 (through 2015)

Daniel Fields cf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • claimed off waivers by Chicago White Sox 1/7/16 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 12/30/15
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/2/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 5/26/16, released 6/6/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 9/10/15 after being DFA by Detroit 9/8/15
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers from Milwaukee 12/7/15
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 12/30/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/17/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2009 (6-180) (Detroit Jesuit HS)
  • $1.625M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.003 (through 2015)

Jeff Francoeur rf
1 year/$1M (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 2/22/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract 3/31/16 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Atlanta 3/29/16
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Atlanta 8/24/16
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2015)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/13/14 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.95M in majors)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses based on PAs
    • released by Cleveland 3/22/14
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 3/25/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/23/14
    • DFA by San Diego 8/11/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/13/14
    • refused assignment by San Diego 10/6/14
  • 2 years/$13.5M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 8/18/11
    • 12:$6.75M, 13:$6.75M
    • DFA by Kansas City 6/30/13, released 7/5/13
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 7/8/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/13/13
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/20/13, released 8/21/13
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2011), plus 2012 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/8/10
    • 11:$2.5M, 12:$4M mutual option
    • $0.5M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$5M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from NY Mets 8/31/10
    • refused outright assignment by Texas 11/10/10
  • 1 year/$3.375M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/19/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.95M-$2.8M)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 685 PAs
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Atlanta 7/10/09
  • 1 year/$0.46M (2008)
    • renewed by Atlanta 3/3/08
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2007)
    • renewed by Atlanta 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.3845M (2006)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 8/05
  • drafted by Atlanta 2002 (1-23) (Parkview HS, Liburn, Ga.)
  • $2.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Molly Fletcher, Career Sports & Entertainment
  • ML service: 10.075

Sam Fuld of
1 year/$1.925M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.925M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2014)
    • signed by Oakland 2/4/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.8M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.1M based on games played
    • may opt out of contract if not on ML roster in late March or 6/1/14 
    • contract selected by Oakland 3/29/14 
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 4/20/14 after being DFA by Oakland 4/12/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Minnesota 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$0.725M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4894M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4894M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4183M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • 1 year/$0.4015M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 9/4/07
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2004 (10-306) (Stanford)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 6.140

Craig Gentry cf-rf
1 year/$1M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1M (2016)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/9/15 (non-guaranteed)
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/30/16 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Oakland 11/20/15, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/15 (refused assignment 12/2/15)
  • 1 year/$1.145M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/13
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Texas 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4843M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/12
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Texas 9/1/09
  • drafted by Texas 2006 (10-298) (Arkansas)
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • agent: RMG Baseball
  • ML service: 4.152 (through 2015)

Carlos Gomez cf
3 years/$24M (2014-16)

  • 3 years/$24M (2014-16)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 3/13/13
    • 14:$7M, 15:$8M, 16:$9M
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Milwaukee 7/30/15 with $11,885,245 left on contract ($2,885,245 in 2015 and $9M in 2016)
    • DFA by Houston 8/10/16, released 8/18/16
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 8/20/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/25/16
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.9625M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/12/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 450, 475, 500, 525 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/17/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Minnesota 11/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Mets 2/1/08
    • signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/06
    • signed by NY Mets 3/07
  • signed by NY Mets 7/02 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 9.141

Franklin Gutierrez lf
1 year/$1.5M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/11/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 200, 250, 300, 350, 400, 450, 500 plate appearances. $0.75M for 550 PAs
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/26/15 (minor-league contract paying $0.75M in majors and $0.1M in minors)
    • released by Seattle, re-signed as a free agent 3/31/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/24/15
  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/18/13
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • placed on restricted list 2/13/14 (failed to report, will miss 2014 season with illness)
  • 4 years/$20.25M (2010-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Seattle 1/8/10
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 10:$2M, 11:$4M, 12:$5.5M, 13:$7M, 14:$7.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2013 salary increases to $7.25M with 600 PAs in 2012
    • award bonus: $50,000 for Gold Glove
    • Seattle declined 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.455M (2009)
    • acquired by Seattle in three-way trade from Cleveland 12/10/08
    • signed by Seattle 3/1/09
  • 1 year/$0.4044M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/28/08 (split contract, $197,300 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.3819M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/07 (split contract, $96,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/05
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from LA Dodgers 4/04
  • signed by LA Dodgers 2000 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Wil Polidor, Octagon
  • ML service: 9.011

Jared Hoying of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/23/16
    • non-tendered by Texas 12/2/16
  • drafted by Texas 2010 (10-316) (Toledo)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 0.070

Austin Jackson cf
1 year/$5M (2016)

  • 1 year/$5M (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 3/6/16
  • 1 year/$7.7M (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Seattle 8/31/15
  • 1 year/$6M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Detroit 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • renewed by Detroit 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/09
    • acquired by Detroit in 3-way trade from NY Yankees 12/9/09
    • signed by Detroit 1/27/10
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2005 (8-259)
  • $0.8M signing bonus (8th round record)
  • agent: Octagon (previously Boras Corp.)
  • ML service: 7.000

Desmond Jennings cf
1 year/$3.3M (2016)

  • 1 year/$3.3M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Tampa Bay 8/26/16
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$0.517M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.5018M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4869M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2006 (10-289) (Itawamba CC, Miss.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously SFX)
  • ML service: 4.101 (through 2015)

Kyle Jensen rf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/11/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 9/3/16
    • released by Arizona 11/23/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Miami 11/18/14
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 12/19/14, sent outright to Triple-A 12/23/14
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Miami 2/19/13
  • drafted by Florida 2009 (12-368) (St. Mary’s)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.030

Reed Johnson of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • released by Washington 4/3/16
  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 2/17/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • may opt out of contract 3/29/15 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Miami 3/30/15
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/30/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/5/15
    • elected free agency 10/5/15
  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/31/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • contract selected by Miami 3/30/14
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2013), plus 2014 club option
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/6/12
    • 13:$1.6M, 14:$1.6M club option ($0.15M buyout)
    • may earn additional $0.15M in performance bonuses
    • Atlanta declined 2014 option 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/21/11
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2011)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/12/11 (minor-league deal)
    • $0.9M salary in majors
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 4/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2010)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/2/10
    • $0.25M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 12/12/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses based on starts, PAs
  • 1 year/$3.275M (2008)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/2/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.75M guaranteed
    • performance and award bonuses
    • released by Toronto 3/25/08
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/25/08 (1 year/$1.3M)
  • 1 year/$3.075M (2007)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$2.5M)
    • $0.225M in performance bonuses based on PAs
  • 1 year/$1.425M (2006)
    • re-signed 12/05 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.318M (2004)
  • drafted by Toronto 1999 (17-523) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • ML service: 11.145 (through 2014)

John Mayberry Jr. of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/13/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • released by Detroit 4/2/16
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2015)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15/14
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 200, 250, 300, 350, 400, 450 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 500, 550 PAs
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/25/15, released 7/30/15
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 8/7/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.5875M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 8/31/14
    • non-tendered by Toronto 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.517M (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Texas 11/20/08
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/20/08
    • signed by Philadelphia 3/10/09
  • drafted by Texas 2005 (1-19) (Stanford)
  • signed 6/05, $1.525M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen)
  • ML service: 5.040 (through 2015)

Brandon Moss 1b-of
1 year/$8.25M (2016)

  • 1 year/$8.25M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2015)
    • signed by Cleveland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Cleveland 7/30/15 with $2,344,262 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Oakland 12/8/14
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/1/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 6/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Philadelphia for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/17/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/17/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 3/29/10
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/8/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4145M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
    • acquired in trade from Boston 7/31/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/05
    • re-signed by Boston 2/06
  • drafted by Boston 2002 (8-238) (Loganville HS, Ga.)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.160

Hector Olivera lf
6 years/$62.5M (2015-20), plus 2021 option

  • 6 years/$62.5M (2015-20), plus 2021 conditional option
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent from Cuba 5/19/15
    • $28M signing bonus ($12M upon contract approval, $7.5M by 8/1/15, $8.5M by 12/31/15)
    • 15:$2M, 16:$4M, 17:$6M, 18:$6.5M, 19:$7.5M, 20:$8.5M
    • 2021 club option at $1M if Olivera needs ligament replacement surgery in his throwing arm any time from 2015 to 2020
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Dodgers 7/30/15, with Dodgers responsible for entire $28M signing bonus and Braves responsible for remaining salaries ($721,311 in 2015 and $32.5M in 2016-20)
    • placed on restricted list 4/13/16 (domestic violence policy violation)
    • suspended without pay 5/26/16 for 82 games from 4/30/16 to 8/1/16, resulting in Olivera forfeiting $1,792,350 in salary
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Atlanta 7/29/16, with Padres paying Braves $10.5M as part of the deal
    • DFA by San Diego 8/2/16, released 8/10/16
  • agent: Greg Genske, Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.034 (through 2015)

Angel Pagan cf
4 years/$40M (2013-16)

  • 4 years/$40M (2013-16)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/3/12 
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 13:$7M, 14:$9M, 15:$9M, 16:$10M
  • 1 year/$4.85M (2012)
    • signed by San Francisco 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 550, 600, 650 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/31/11 (avoided arbitration, $4.2M-$3.0626M)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from NY Mets 12/7/11
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/9/10 (avoided arbitration, $1.8M-$1.275M)
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2009)
    • re-signed 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 200, 250 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.4015M (2008)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/5/08
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/08
  • 1 year (2007), re-signed 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 10/05
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Mets 1/06
  • drafted by NY Mets 1999 (4-136) (Indian River CC, Fla.)
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 10.144

Jose Pirela 2b-lf
1 year/$0.5093M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5093M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from NY Yankees 11/11/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/16/14
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/2/06 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.150

Ryan Raburn lf-rf
1 year/$1.5M (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 3/4/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Colorado 3/29/16
  • 2 years/$4.85M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 8/7/13
    • 14:$2.25M, 15:$2.5M, 16:$3M club option ($0.1M buyout)
    • Cleveland declined 2016 option 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/19/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • $0.75M in performance bonuses based on plate appearances 
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 3/31/13
  • 2 years/$3.4M (2011-12)
    • signed extension with Detroit 1/11/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$1.3M, 12:$2.1M
    • released by Detroit 11/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.438M (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/26/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 7/6/07
  • 1 year (2005)
    • signed by Detroit 1/05
    • sent outright to Triple-A 12/05
  • drafted by Detroit 2001 (5-147) (South Florida CC)
  • agent: Career Sports & Entertainment
  • ML service: 9.109

Nolan Reimold lf
1 year/$1.3M (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/10/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/9/15
    • DFA by Baltimore 8/24/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/27/15
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/5/15
  • 1 year/$1.025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 12/3/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 7/6/14 after being DFA by Baltimore 7/1/14
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers 8/28/14 after being DFA by Toronto 8/26/14
    • refused outright assignment by Arizona 10/10/14
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/11/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4905M (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 11/18/08
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
  • drafted by Baltimore 2005 (2-61) (Bowling Green State)
  • $0.59M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.113

Alex Rios rf
1 year/$11M (2015), plus 2016 option

  • 1 year/$11M (2015), plus 2016 mutual option
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/15/14
    • 15:$9.5M, 16:$12.5M mutual option ($1.5M buyout)
    • Kansas City declined 2016 option 11/4/15
  • 7 years/$69.835M (2008-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 4/4/08, re-working 2008 deal signed 2/5/08 ($3.5M signing bonus remains, 2008 salary reduced from $1.335M to $0.735M)
    • 08:$0.735M, 09:$5.9M, 10:$9.7M, 11:$12M, 12:$12M, 13:$12.5M, 14:$12.5M, 15:$13.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • full no-trade clause 2009-10
    • limited no-trade clause from 2011 to end of contract (may block deals to six clubs: Arizona, Colorado, Houston, Kansas City, NY Yankees, Oakland)
    • if traded between beginning of 2011 season & Spring Training 2014, future salaries increase by $0.5M each (met for 2014)
    • if traded during 2014 season, 2015 option increases to $14M ($2M buyout)
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Toronto 8/10/09
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/9/13 (White Sox pay Rangers $1M in the deal)
    • Texas declined 2015 option 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$4.835M (2008)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/5/08 (avoided arbitration, $5.65M-$4.535M)
    • $3.5M signing bonus, 08:$1.335M
    • award bonus: $15,000 for All Star team
  • 1 year/$2.535M (2007)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $3.1M-$2M)
  • 1 year/$0.354M (2006)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.331M (2005)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/05
  • drafted by Toronto 1999 (1-19) (San Pedro Martir HS, Guaynabo, P.R.)
  • $0.845M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Paul Kinzer)
  • ML service: 11.130 (through 2015)

Shane Robinson of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/19/15 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 3/29/16 if not on Major League roster
    • opted out of contract 3/29/16
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 3/30/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/1/16
    • DFA by LA Angels 11/9/16, sent outright to Triple-A 11/14/16
    • elected free agency 11/16/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/5/14 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.55M in majors)
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 4/2/15
    • contract selected by Minnesota 3/31/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/21/15
  • 1 year/$0.519M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • released by St. Louis 11/18/14
  • 1 year/$0.498M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 9/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 10/12/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 5/7/09
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (5-166) (Florida State)
  • $.0.175M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 4.124

Drew Stubbs lf
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 2/27/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • exercised opt-out clause, released by Texas 3/29/16
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/30/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.5075M in majors
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/2/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 5/2/16, released 5/3/16
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 5/7/16
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 8/31/16 after being DFA by Texas 8/25/16
  • 1 year/$5.825M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/14/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Colorado 8/12/15, released 8/20/15
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 8/24/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 9/1/15
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.825M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $50,000 in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Cleveland 12/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.5275M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Cincinnati 12/11/12
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 8/19/09
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2006 (1-8) (Texas)
  • $2M signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 7.005

Ryan Sweeney cf
2 years/$3.5M (2014-15), plus 2016 option

  • 2 years/$3.5M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 10/8/13
    • 14:$1.5M, 15:$1.5M, 16:$2.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 4/5/15, released 4/7/15
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 1/25/13 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Boston 3/30/13
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 4/2/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/6/13
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2012)
    • signed by Boston 1/13/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Boston 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/3/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Oakland 12/28/11
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 1/4/08
    • signed by Oakland 2/28/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 9/06
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2003 (2-52) (Xavier HS, Ia.)
  • $0.785M signing bonus
  • ML service: 7.028 (through 2014)

Shane Victorino rf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/26/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • re-signed after opt-out date 3/29/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 5/23/16
  • 3 years/$39M (2013-15)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/4/12
    • 13:$13M, 14:$13M, 15:$13M
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Boston 7/27/15 (Red Sox pay $3.8M, Angels pay $1.1M of remaining $4,901,639 on Victorino’s contract for 2015)
  • 3 years/$22M (2010-12)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 1/21/10 (avoided arbitration, $5.8M-$4.75M)
    • 10:$5M, 11:$7.5M, 12:$9.5M
    • 2012 salary increases 1) by $1M to $10.5M with either MVP in 2010 or 2011 or 2nd place in MVP vote in both 2010 and 2011, 2) by $0.5M to $10M with 2nd or 3rd in MVP vote in 2010 or 2011, 3) by $0.25M to $9.75M with 4th or 5th in MVP vote in 2010 or 2011
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd). $0.1M for WS MVP. $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All-Star, LCS MVP. $50,000 each for AP, The Sporting News or Baseball America All-Star
    • limited no-trade protection
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$3.125M (2009)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $50,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 for MVP ($25,000 for 2nd in vote, $15,000 for 3rd)
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2008)
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2007)
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2006)
  • 1 year (2005)
    • sent outright to Triple-A 3/05 (LA Dodgers declined to pay $25,000 to take Victorino back)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • selected by Philadelphia from LA Dodgers in Rule 5 draft 12/13/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • selected by San Diego from LA Dodgers in Rule 5 draft 12/16/02
    • returned to LA Dodgers 5/28/03
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 1999 (6-194) (St. Anthony HS, Hawaii)
  • agent: John Boggs (previously represented by ACES, Beverly Hills Sports Council)
  • ML service: 10.092 (through 2015)

Zach Walters lf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 4/10/16 after being DFA by Cleveland 4/3/16
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 8/14/16, released 8/15/16
  • 1 year/$0.5096M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Washington 7/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/3/13
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Arizona 7/30/11
  • drafted by Arizona 2010 (9-271) (University of San Diego)
  • $97,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.002 (through 2015)

Rickie Weeks lf-2b
1 year/$1.5M (2016)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/27/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Arizona 4/2/16
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/12/15
    • may earn an additional $2M in performance bonuses
    • DFA by Seattle 6/13/15, released 6/21/15
  • 4 years/$38.5M (2011-14), plus 2015 option
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 2/16/11 (avoided arbitration, $7.2M-$4.85M)
    • $4M signing bonus ($1.5M at signing, $2.5M paid 7/15/11)
    • 11:$3.5M, 12:$10M, 13:$10M, 14:$11M, 15:$11.5M option
    • 2015 option guaranteed if Weeks is healthy at end of 2014 season and has 600 PAs in 2014 or 1,200 PAs in 2013-14
    • if option does not vest, Milwaukee may void ($1M buyout if Weeks has 400 PAs in 2014)
    • Milwaukee declined 2015 option 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/3/09 (avoided arbitration, $2.8M-$2M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 575, 600, 625, 650 PAs
  • 1 year/$1.057M (2008)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/2/08
  • 5 years/$4.8M (2003-07)
    • signed Major League contract with Milwaukee 8/03
    • $3.6M signing bonus (spread over life of contract, $2M due 1/04)
    • 03:$0.1M, 04-05: split contracts, 06:$1.22M, 07:$1.32M
    • value of total package may reach $5.3M if Weeks makes the majors in 2005, $5.1M if Weeks makes the majors in 2006, $4.8M if Weeks makes the majors in 2007 (his final option year)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 6/05
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2003 (1-2) (Southern University)
  • agent: Greg Genske, Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 11.036

Delmon Young lf
1 year/$2.25M (2015)

  • 1 year/$2.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 250, 300 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 400, 450, 500, 550, 600 PAs
    • DFA by Baltimore 7/1/15, released 7/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/14/14 (minor-league contract, $1M salary in majors, with performance bonuses to $0.75M)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 3/30/14
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2013)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/22/13
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 250, 300, 350, 400 PAs. $0.2M each for 450, 500 PAs. $0.25M each for 550, 600 PAs
    • roster bonuses: $0.25M for one day on active roster. $0.1M each for 40, 80, 120, 160 days on active roster
    • may earn additional $0.6M in bonuses based on six weigh-ins during season ($0.1M each for weighing 230 pounds or less at first three weigh-ins and $0.1M each for weighing 235 pounds or less at last three weigh-ins)
    • award bonuses
    • DFA by Philadelphia 8/9/13, released 8/14/13
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 8/22/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 9/1/13
  • 1 year/$6.75M (2012)
    • signed by Detroit 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.375M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/16/11 (avoided arbitration, $6.25M-$4.65M)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Minnesota 8/15/11
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.152M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/12/09
    • split contract paying $0.864M in minors
  • 5 years/$5.8M (2004-08)
    • signed Major League contract with Tampa Bay 9/8/03
    • $3.7M signing bonus ($25,000 paid 11/03, $0.225M 1/04, $1.5M each 1/05 and 1/06, $0.45M 7/06)
    • 04:$0.125M, 05:$0.175M, 06:$0.5M, 07:$0.6M, 08:$0.7M
    • if in majors, salaries are $0.35M in 2004, $0.4M in 2005
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Tampa Bay 11/28/07
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2003 (1-1) (signed Major League contract 9/8/03)
  • agent: Arn Tellem
  • ML service: 8.028 (through 2014)

Eric Young Jr. lf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/29/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • performance bonuses
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Milwaukee 8/31/16
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/16
  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 2/14/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $0.75M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/5/15
    • DFA by Atlanta 6/5/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/11/15
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Atlanta 8/22/15
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/1/15
    • elected free agency 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$1.85M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade 6/19/13 after being DFA by Colorado 6/12/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09
  • drafted by Colorado 2003 (30-887) (Piscataway HS, NJ)
  • signed 6/04
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 5.083 (through 2016)

 

Catchers

Tony Cruz c
1 year/$0.975M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.975M (2016)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from St. Louis 12/2/15
    • signed by Kansas City 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/18/16, released 11/23/16
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.521M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/17/10
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • drafted by St. Louis 2007 (26-802) (Palm Beach CC, Fla.)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 4.147

Chris Gimenez c
1 year/$0.975M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.975M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade 5/4/16 after being DFA by Texas 5/3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/18/16 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/21/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Oakland 3/28/14
    • DFA by Texas 4/1/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/14 (refused assignment)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 4/9/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/20/14
    • DFA by Texas 8/7/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/10/14
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Texas 8/23/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Tampa Bay 12/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/14/11
    • DFA by Seattle 2/6/12, elected free agency 2/14/12
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 4/15/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/14/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 4/8/11
    • non-tendered by Seattle 12/12/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 2/24/10
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 7/10/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 10/29/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09
  • drafted by Cleveland 2004 (19-557) (University of Nevada)
  • ML service: 4.163

Ryan Hanigan c
3 years/$10.75M (2014-16), plus 2017 option

  • 3 years/$10.75M (2014-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 12/3/13
    • 14:$2.75M, 15:$3.5M, 16:$3.7M, 17:$3.75M club option ($0.8M buyout)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Tampa Bay 12/19/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
    • Boston declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 3 years/$4M (2011-13)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 3/13/11
    • $0.3M signing bonus
    • 11:$0.45M, 12:$1.2M, 13:$2.05M
    • performance bonuses: $0.4M each in 2012, 2013
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Cincinnati 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/24/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 9/4/07
  • signed by Cincinnati 2002 as a free agent (Rollins College, Fla.)
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 8.077

Nick Hundley c
2 years/$6.25M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$6.25M (2015-16)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/31/14
    • 15:$3.1M, 16:$3.15M
  • 3 years/$9M (2012-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 3/20/12, replacing 1 year/$2M deal signed 1/17/12, avoiding arbitration
    • 12:$2M, 13:$3M, 14:$4M, 15:$5M club option, no buyout
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from San Diego 5/24/14, with Padres paying Orioles $1.5M
    • Baltimore declined 2015 option 10/30/14
  • 1 year/$0.4399M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4157M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 7/4/08
  • drafted by San Diego 2005 (2-76) (Arizona)
  • $0.465M signing bonus
  • agent: Athletes First
  • ML service: 8.059

Gerald Laird c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Arizona 8/20/15, released 8/24/15
  • 2 years/$3M (2013-14)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/19/12
    • 13:$1.5M, 14:$1.5M
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 80, 90, 100, 110, 120 starts in 2013. $0.1M each for 80, 90, 100, 110, 120 starts in 2014
  • 1 year/$1M (2012)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/18/11
    • performance bonuses: $60,000 each for 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 games
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2011)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/14/10
    • $0.3M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3.95M (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/19/10
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2009)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Texas 12/8/08
    • signed by Detroit 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 100, 110 games
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 115, 120 games
  • 1 year/$400,322 (2007)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.332M (2006)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.325M (2005)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/05 (split contract, $0.24M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/04
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Oakland 1/02
  • drafted by Oakland 1998 (2-45) (draft and follow, signed 1999) (Cypress College)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Career Sports & Entertainment (previously Scott Boras)
  • ML service: 10.077 (through 2014)

Dioner Navarro c
1 year/$4M (2016)

  • 1 year/$4M (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 12/4/15
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/26/16
  • 2 years/$8M (2014-15)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/13
    • 14:$3M, 15:$5M
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2013)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/16/12
    • may earn additional $0.25M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.8M in majors
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 250, 300, 350, 400 PAs
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 8/1/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/16/10
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 8/23/11, released 8/30/11
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 12/12/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2009)
    • lost arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/10/09 ($2.5M-$2.1M)
  • 1 year/$0.4125M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/15/08
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.3998M (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.332M (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/06
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Dodgers 6/06, with Rays paying Dodgers $1M as part of deal)
  • signed 2000 by NY Yankees as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 10.091

Wil Nieves c
1 year/$0.85M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.85M (2015)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/4/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.85M in majors
    • contract selected by San Diego 4/5/15
    • DFA by San Diego 5/4/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/8/15
    • refused assignment 5/11/15
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/12/15 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 7/1/15
  • 1 year/$1.125M (2014)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/5/13
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2013)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/5/12
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/18/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 5/25/12
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers 8/6/12 after being DFA by Colorado 8/1/12
    • non-tendered by Arizona 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2011)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/10/10
    • performance bonuses based on PAs
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 6/15/11
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Milwaukee 7/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Washington 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/14/08 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Washington 4/16/08
  • 1 year/$382,150 (2007)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 2/07
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/22/07, sent outright to Triple-A 7/26/07
    • granted free agency by NY Yankees 10/07
  • 1 year/$0.3286M (2006)
    • sent outright to Triple-A after being DFA by NY Yankees 4/06
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 9/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/05
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from LA Angels 3/29/05
  • claimed by LA Angels off waivers from San Diego 12/20/02
  • drafted by San Diego 1995 (47-1,286) (Eloisa Pascual HS, Caguas, PR)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 7.161 (through 2015)

Brayan Pena c
2 years/$5M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$5M (2016-17)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/30/15
    • 16:$2.5M, 17:$2.5M
    • DFA by St. Louis 11/21/16, released 11/28/16
  • 2 years/$2.275M (2014-15)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/12/13
    • 14:$0.875M, 15:$1.4M
  • 1 year/$0.875M (2013)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/10/12
  • 1 year/$0.875M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/20/12, elected free agency 11/28/12
  • 1 year/$0.66M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.428M (2010)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/28/09 ($138,700 in minors)
    • DFA by Kansas City 4/25/09, sent outright to Triple-A 5/6/09
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/31/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/08
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from Atlanta 5/30/08 after being DFA 5/23/08
    • DFA by Kansas City 5/31/08
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/3/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/05
  • signed by Atlanta 2000 as an amateur free agent from Cuba
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 9.081

A.J. Pierzynski c
1 year/$3M (2016)

  • 1 year/$3M (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/11/15
    • $1M signing bonus (due 12/1/15). 2016 salary of $2M
    • additional $1M in performance bonuses based on starts at catcher: $50,000 each for 55, 60 starts. $0.1M each for 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90 starts. $0.15M each for 95, 100 starts
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/15
    • performance bonuses based on starts at catcher: $50,000 each for 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80 starts. $0.1M each for 85, 90, 95, 100 starts
  • 1 year/$8.25M (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/4/13
    • $0.75M signing bonus
    • 14:$7.5M
    • DFA by Boston 7/9/14, released 7/16/14
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 7/26/14 (pro-rated minimum)
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2013)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/20/12
  • 2 years/$8M (2011-12)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/4/10
    • 11:$2M, 12:$6M
  • 3 years/$18.35M (2008-10)
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 10/3/07, replacing final year of previous deal
    • 08:$5.85M, 09:$6.25M, 10:$6.25M
    • 2010 salary may increase by up to $0.5M:
      • $50,000 each for 100, 105, 110, 115, 120 GS on 2008, and
      • $50,000 each for 105, 110, 115, 120, 125 GS in 2009
    • no-trade protection
    • award bonuses
  • 3 years/$15M (2006-08)
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/19/05 (avoided arbitration)
    • 06:$4M, 07:$5.5M, 08:$5.5M
    • 2008 salary may increase by $0.5M based on games started (increased to $5.85M)
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2005)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/05
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2004)
    • signed by San Francisco (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by San Francisco 12/04
  • 1 year/$0.365M (2003)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/03
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Minnesota 11/03
  • 1 year/$0.25M (2002)
  • 1 year/$0.21M (2001)
  • drafted by Minnesota 1994 (3-71) (Dr. Phillips, Orlando)
  • agent: Steve Hilliard
  • ML service: 16.100

Jarrod Saltalamacchia c
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 3 year/$21M (2014-16)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/4/13
    • 14:$6M, 15:$7M, 16:$8M
    • DFA by Miami 4/27/15, released 5/5/15
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 5/7/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 5/29/15
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent, 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • salary from Detroit to offset portion of $8M due from Miami for 2016
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/15/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 10/14/10 (minor-league contract, $0.25M in minors)
  • 1 year/$418,580 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Texas 7/31/10 (Red Sox paid Rangers $0.35M as part of deal)
  • 1 year/$410,890 (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for WS MVP
  • 1 year/$396,710 (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/15/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/2/07
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Atlanta 7/31/07
  • drafted by Atlanta 2003 (1s-36) (Royal Palm Beach HS, Fla.)
  • $0.95M signing bonus
  • agent: Jim Munsey
  • ML service: 9.031

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

  • 2 years/$12M (2015-16), plus 2017 vesting option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 7/31/14
    • 15:$6M, 16:$6M, 17:$6M vesting option
    • 2017 option guaranteed with 485 plate appearances in 2016
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2014)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/13
    • performance bonuses
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
  • 4 years/$16.25M (2010-13), plus 2014 option
    • signed extension with Oakland 7/23/10, replacing 1 year/$0.42M deal signed 3/8/10
    • $0.15M signing bonus
    • 10:$0.6M, 11:$3.4M, 12:$5M, 13:$6.45M, 14:$8.5M club option ($0.65M buyout)
    • 2014 option guaranteed at $9.25M with 113 starts in 2013
    • acquired with cash by Washington in trade from Oakland 8/3/12
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 8/23/13 
    • Oakland declined 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/26/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/28/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 2007
  • drafted by Oakland 2004 (2-67) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $0.55M signing bonus
  • agent: Dan Lozano, MVP Sports
  • ML service: 9.113

Taylor Teagarden c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/28/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/4/15
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/2/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/4/15
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 10/11/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/27/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/8/14
    • refused assignment by NY Mets 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • roster bonuses: $12,500 each for 140, 168 days on active roster
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/1/13, sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/13
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.4895M (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
  • 1 year/$416,790 (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/22/11
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Texas 12/1/11
  • 1 year/$407,010 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for Rookie of the Year
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Texas 7/17/08
  • drafted by Texas 2005 (3-99) (Texas)
  • $0.725M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 4.061 (through 2014)

Josh Thole c
1 year/$0.8M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/5/15
    • DFA by Toronto 8/29/16 (elected free agency 8/30/16)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/31/16
    • elected free agency 11/18/16
  • 2 years/$2.5M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • 13:$1.25M, 14:$1.25M, 15:$1.75M club option
    • Toronto exercised 2015 option 11/1/14
    • non-tendered by Toronto 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$498,920 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Mets 12/17/12
  • 1 year/$0.42M (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 9/1/09
  • drafted by NY Mets 2005 (13-389) (Mater Dei HS, Breese, Ill.)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.165 (through 2015)

Matt Wieters c
1 year/$15.8M (2016)

  • 1 year/$15.8M (2016)
    • accepted qualifying offer from Baltimore 11/13/15
  • 1 year/$8.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • Baltimore made qualifying offer to Wieters 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$7.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/6/14 (avoided arbitration, $8.75M-$6.5M)
    • award bonuses, including $75,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$5.5 (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/10/12
  • 1 year/$452,250 (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/29/09
  • drafted by Baltimore 2007 (1-5) (Georgia Tech)
  • signed 8/15/07, $6M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.129