Chicago Cubs

Service time in years & days (through 2013 season).
    
The family of TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts bought Wrigley Field, a 95 percent stake in the Cubs and a 25 percent stake in Comcast SportsNet Chicago from the Tribune Company for $845 million in October 2009. Bloomberg valued the franchise at $1.32 billion in October, 2013.

The Tribune Company had purchased the Cubs for $20.5M in 1981. Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.2 billion in March, 2014. Bloomberg valued the team at $1.32 billion in October, 2013.

  • Opening Day payrolls
    (Major League contracts plus pro-rated signing bonuses)
    :
    • 2014: $ 92,677,368
    • 2013: $106,837,810
    • 2012: $109,316,000
    • 2011: $134,004,000
    • 2010: $144,359,000
    • 2009: $134,809,000
    • 2008: $118,345,833
    • 2007: $ 99,670,332
    • 2006: $ 94,424,499
    • 2005: $ 87,032,933
    • 2004: $ 90,560,000
    • 2003: $ 79,868,333
    • 2002: $ 75,690,833
    • 2001: $ 64,715,833
    • 2000: $ 62,100,000
  • 2014 payroll obligations for former players:
    • $  500,000 (est.) (Scott Hairston)
    • $  264,344 (George Kottaras)
    • $14,000,000 (Alfonso Soriano)
  • Payments from other clubs for 2014:
    • none

    Theo Epstein President, Baseball Operations
    5 years/$18.5M (2012-16)

    • 5 years/$18.5M (2012-16)
      • hired by Chicago Cubs as President, Baseball Operations 10/20/11
    • 4 years (2009-12)
      • signed extension with Boston 11/3/08
      • resigned 10/20/11
    • 3 years/$4.5M (2006-08)
      • returned to job with Boston 1/06 after resignation 10/05
      • deal pays about $1.5M annually
    • 3 years (2003-05)
      • hired by Boston 11/02

    Jed Hoyer Executive VP, General Manager
    2012 –

    • Chicago Cubs, 2012 -
      • hired by Chicago Cubs as Executive VP/General Manager 10/26/11
    • San Diego, 2010 – 2011
      • hired by San Diego as Executive VP/General Manager 10/23/09
      • 4 years (2010-13), plus 2014 club option
    • Boston, 2002 – 2009
      • Assistant GM, 1/06 – 10/09
      • co-GM, 10/05 – 1/06
      • assistant to the GM, 2004-05
    • Senior VP, Scouting & Player Development Jason McLeod
    • Assistant GM Randy Bush
      • selected by Chicago Cubs as interim general manager 8/19/11
      • assistant GM, 2007-10
    • Assistant GM Shiraz Rehman
    • Director, Pro Scouting Joe Bohringer
    • Director, Player Development Jaron Madison
    • Director, Amateur Scouting Matt Dorey
    • former GM Jim Hendry
      • 4 years (2009-12)
        • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 10/20/08
        • fired by Cubs 8/19/11
      • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 option
        • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 4/06
        • Hendry holds option to return on a one-year deal for 2009 (he must exercise the option by 12/30/08)
      • promoted from assistant GM 7/02

    Rick Renteria Manager
    3 years (2014-16), plus 2017-18 options

    • 3 years (2014-16), plus 2017-18 club options
      • hired as manager by Chicago Cubs 11/7/13
    • San Diego, bench coach (2011-13) and first-base coach (2008-10)
    • former manager Dale Sveum
      • 3 years (2012-14)
        • hired as manager by Chicago Cubs 11/17/11
        • fired by Chicago Cubs 9/30/13
    • former manager Mike Quade
      • 2 years (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
        • hired as interim manager by Chicago Cubs 8/22/10, replacing Lou Piniella
        • selected as permanent manager by Chicago Cubs 10/19/10
        • fired by Cubs 11/2/11
    • former manager Lou Piniella
      • 3 years/$10M (2007-09), plus 2010 club option
        • hired by Chicago Cubs 10/06, replacing Dusty Baker
        • Cubs exercised $4M option for 2010 9/30/08
    • former manager Dusty Baker:
      • 4 years/about $15M (2003-06)
        • hired as manager by Chicago Cubs 11/02

       
    Edwin Jackson rhp
    4 years/$52M (2013-16)

    • 4 years/$52M (2013-16)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/20/12
      • $8M signing bonus
      • 13:$11M, 14:$11M, 15:$11M, 16:$11M
      • deal does not include no-trade protection
    • 1 year/$11M (2012)
      • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/2/12
      • $2M deferred
      • award bonuses
    • 2 years/$13.35M (2010-11)
      • signed by Arizona 2/14/10 (avoided arbitration, $6.25M-$4.6M)
      • $0.8M signing bonus
      • 10:$4.2M, 11:$8.35M
      • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Arizona 7/30/10
      • acquired by Toronto in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/27/11
      • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 7/27/11
    • 1 year/$2.2M (2009)
      • acquired by Detroit in trade from Tampa Bay 12/10/08
      • re-signed 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
      • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 185, 190, 195, 200 IP
      • acquired by Arizona in 3-way trade from Detroit 12/9/09
    • 1 year/$0.4127M (2008)
      • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/15/08
    • 1 year/$0.3923M (2007)
      • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 1/06
    • 1 year (2005)
      • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/05
    • drafted by LA Dodgers 2001 (6-190) (Shaw HS, Columbus, Ga.)
    • $0.15M signing bonus
    • agent: Legacy Sports (replaced Scott Boras 7/12)
    • ML service: 8.070

    Starlin Castro ss
    7 years/$60M (2013-19), plus 2020 option

    • 7 years/$60M (2013-19), plus 2020 club option
      • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 8/28/12
      • $6M signing bonus
      • 13:$5M, 14:$5M, 15:$6M, 16:$7M, 17:$9M, 18:$10M, 19:$11M, 20:$16M club option ($1M buyout)
      • performance bonuses
      • 2019 salary and 2020 option increase by $2M each with one MVP in 2013-19 or two Top 5 finishes in MVP vote, 2013-19
      • deal does not include no-trade protection
    • 1 year/$0.567M (2012)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
    • 1 year/$0.44M (2011)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/7/10
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 2004 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
    • ML service: 3.150

    Nate Schierholtz rf
    1 year/$5M (2014)

    • 1 year/$5M (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$2.25M (2013)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/5/12
      • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • 1 year/$1.3M (2012)
      • re-signed by San Francisco 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
      • may earn additional $0.15M in performance bonuses
      • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from San Francisco 7/31/12 (Hunter Pence deal)
      • non-tendered by Philadelphia 11/30/12
    • 1 year/$0.4325M (2011)
      • re-signed by San Francisco 3/11
    • 1 year/$0.4165M (2010)
      • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
    • 1 year/$0.40125M (2009)
      • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • re-signed by San Francisco 2/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • re-signed by San Francisco 3/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/05
      • re-signed by San Francisco 3/06
    • drafted by San Francisco 2003 (2-63) (Chabot JC, Calif.)
    • $0.572M signing bonus
    • ML service: 5.078

    Carlos Villanueva rhp 
    2 years/$10M (2013-14)

    • 2 years/$10M (2013-14)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/26/13
      • 13:$5M, 14:$5M
    • 1 year/$2.2775M (2012)
      • re-signed by Toronto 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$1.415M (2011)
      • signed by Toronto 1/16/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.95M (2010)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/26/10 (avoided arbitration, $1.075M-$0.8M)
      • acquired by Toronto in trade from Milwaukee 12/3/10
    • 1 year/$0.447M (2009)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/27/09
    • 1 year/$0.413M (2008)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/22/08
    • 1 year/$0.3845M (2007)
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/05
      • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/06
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from San Francisco 3/04
    • signed by San Francisco 2002 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
    • ML service: 7.030

    Kyuji Fujikawa rhp
    2 years/$9.5M (2013-14), plus 2015 option

    • 2 years/$9.5M (2013-14)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent from Japan 12/12
      • $1M signing bonus
      • 13:$4M, 14:$4M, 15:$5.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
      • 2015 option may become guaranteed at $5.5-$6M based on games finished
      • may earn additional $2M annually in performance bonuses
    • 2001-12: Hanshin Tigers, Japan
    • agent: Don Nomura
    • ML service: 1.000

    Travis Wood lhp
    2014

    • 2014
      • arbitration-eligible ($4.25M-$3.5M)
    • 1 year/$0.5275M (2013)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
    • 1 year/$0.4225M (2011)
      • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
      • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Cincinnati 12/23/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/09
      • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
    • drafted by Cincinnati 2005 (2-60) (Bryant HS, Bryant, Ark.)
    • $0.6M signing bonus
    • ML service: 3.004

    Jorge Soler of
    9 years/$30M (2012-20)

    • 9 years/$30M (2012-20)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent from Cuba 6/30/12
      • $6M signing bonus (half at signing, half by 1/13/13)
      • 12:$1M, 13:$1M, 14:$2M, 15:$2M, 16:$3M, 17:$3M, 18:$4M, 19:$4M, 20:$4M
    • agent: Praver-Shapiro
    • ML service: 0.000

    Emilio Bonifacio 2b-3b
    1 year/$2.5M (2014)

    • 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 contract)
      • salary of $2.5M in majors, with $0.425M in performance bonuses
    • 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: Wasserman Media Group
    • ML service: 5.066

    Justin Ruggiano cf 
    1 year/$2M (2014)

    • 1 year/$2M (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/29/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.45M-$1.6M)
    • 1 year/$0.4945M (2013)
      • re-signed by Miami 2/13
      • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Miami 12/12/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • DFA by Tampa Bay 1/25/12 (refused assignment 1/30/12)
      • signed by Houston as a free agent 2/6/12 (minor-league contract)
      • acquired by Miami in trade from Houston 5/26/12
      • contract purchased by Miami 5/27/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 5/20/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
    • 1 year/$0.404M (2009)
      • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/15/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 9/19/07
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Dodgers 7/19/06
    • drafted by LA Dodgers 2004 (25-748) (Texas A&M)
    • ML service: 3.019

    James Russell lhp
    1 year/$1.775M (2014)

    • 1 year/$1.775M (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$1.075M (2013)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.5125M (2012)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
    • 1 year/$0.4275M (2011)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
      • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 4/4/10
    • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (14-427) (University of Texas)
    • $0.35M signing bonus
    • ML service: 4.000

    Luis Valbuena 3b
    1 year/$1.71M (2014)

    • 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: 3.148

    Anthony Rizzo 1b
    7 years/$41M (2013-19), plus 2020-21 options

    • 7 years/$41M (2013-19), plus 2020-21 club options
      • signed extension with Chicago Cubs 5/12/13, replacing 1 year/$0.498M contract signed 3/4/13
      • $2M signing bonus ($0.25M due on approval, $1.75M due 1/15/14)
      • 13:$0.75M, 14:$1.25M, 15:$5M, 16:$5M, 17:$7M, 18:$7M, 19:$11M, 20:$14.5M club option (or $2M buyout due 1/15/20), 21:$14.5M club option (or $2M buyout due 1/15/21)
      • 2019 salary increases to $12M and 2020-21 options increase to $16.5M with one MVP in 2013-19 or two Top 5 finishes in MVP vote, 2013-19 
      • player may void 2021 option with Top 2 finish in MVP vote, 2013-19, and subsequent trade
      • deal does not include no-trade protection
      • perks: hotel suite on road
    • 1 year (2012)
      • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from San Diego 1/5/12
      • signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • contract purchased by San Diego 6/9/11
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Boston 12/6/10
    • drafted by Boston 2007 (6-204) (Douglas HS, Parkland, Fla.)
    • $0.325M signing bonus
    • ML service: 1.168

    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)
    • 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: 6.028

    Wesley Wright lhp
    1 year/$1.425M (2014)

    • 1 year/$1.425M (2014)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/16/13
      • performance bonus: $25,000 for 50 games
    • 1 year/$1.025M (2013)
      • re-signed by Houston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
      • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Houston 8/12/13 
      • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/13
    • 1 year/$0.512M (2012)
      • re-signed by Houston 2/23/12
    • 1 year/$0.4165M (2011)
      • re-signed by Houston 2/11
    • 1 year/$0.4445M (2010)
      • re-signed by Houston 3/2/109
    • 1 year/$0.425M (2009)
      • re-signed by Houston 2/10/09
    • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
      • selected by Houston from LA Dodgers in Rule 5 draft 12/6/07
      • re-signed 2/22/08
    • drafted by LA Dodgers 2003 (7-211) (Goshen HS, Ala.)
    • $0.12M signing bonus
    • agent: Reynolds Sports
    • ML service: 4.105

    Pedro Strop rhp
    1 year/$1.325M (2014)

    • 1 year/$1.325M (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.5025M (2013)
      • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13
      • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Baltimore 7/2/13
    • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
      • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
    • 1 year/$0.416M (2011)
      • re-signed by Texas 2/27/11
      • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Texas 9/1/11
    • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
      • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
    • 1 year (2009)
      • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/8/08 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Texas 8/27/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/07
      • DFA by Colorado 9/12/08
    • signed by Colorado 2002 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
    • ML service: 2.156

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

    • 1 year/$1M (2014)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/13/14
      • performance bonuses
    • 1 year/$3.025M (2013)
      • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/31/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.4M-$2.65M)
      • DFA by Pittsburgh 9/7/13, sent outright to Triple-A 9/12/13 (refused assignment 9/13/13)
    • 1 year/$0.5025M (2012)
      • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
    • 1 year/$0.443M (2011)
      • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
      • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/10 (Dotel) (Pirates paid Dodgers $0.5M as part of the deal)
    • 1 year/$400,750 (2009)
      • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/28/09
    • 1 year (2008)
    • drafted by LA Dodgers 2002 (11-331) (Golden West JC, Calif.)
    • $0.15M signing bonus (draft & follow)
    • agent: Hendricks Sports
    • ML service: 4.074

    John Baker c
    1 year/$0.875M (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $0.875M in majors
      • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/30/14
    • 1 year/$0.93M (2013)
      • signed by San Diego 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
      • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 6/15/13 after being DFA by San Diego 6/10/13 
      • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 8/5/13 
      • elected free agency 10/13
    • 1 year/$0.75M (2012)
      • signed by San Diego 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • 1 year/$0.417M (2011)
      • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
      • acquired by San Diego in trade from Miami 11/22/11
    • 1 year/$0.415M (2010)
      • re-signed by Florida 3/2/10
    • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
      • re-signed by Florida 3/09
    • 1 year (2008)
      • contract purchased by Florida 7/8/08
    • 1 year (2007)
      • acquired in trade from Oakland 3/07
    • 1 year (2006)
      • claimed by Florida off waivers from Oakland 12/05
      • DFA by Florida 1/06
      • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Florida 1/06
    • agent: CAA Sports (Joe Urbon)
    • ML service: 4.141

    Chris Coghlan lf
    1 year (2014)

    • 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: Scott Boras
    • ML service: 3.171

    Ryan Kalish of
    1 year/$0.55M (2014)

    • 1 year/$0.55M (2014)
      • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $0.55M in majors
      • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/30/14
    • 1 year/$0.498M (2013)
      • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
      • non-tendered by Boston 12/2/13
    • 1 year/$0.483M (2012)
      • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
    • 1 year/$0.417M (2011)
      • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • contract purchased by Boston 7/31/10
    • drafted 2006 (9-283) (Red Bank Catholic HS, N.J.)
    • $0.6M signing bonus
    • ML service: 2.033

    Jake Arrieta rhp
    1 year/$0.5445M (2014)

    • 1 year/$0.5445M (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • 1 year/$0.5165M (2013)
      • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13
      • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Baltimore 7/2/13
    • 1 year/$0.4885M (2012)
      • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
    • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
      • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • contract purchased by Baltimore 6/10/10
    • drafted by Baltimore 2007 (5-159) (TCU)
    • $1.1M signing bonus
    • ML service: 2.145

    Welington Castillo c
    1 year/$0.53M (2014)

    • 1 year/$0.53M (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • 1 year/$0.503M (2013)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/20/09
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 12/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
    • ML service: 2.009

    Hector Rondon rhp
    1 year/$0.514M (2014)

    • 1 year/$0.514M (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
      • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/8/12 (minor-league contract)
      • selected by Chicago Cubs from Cleveland in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12
    • 1 year (2012)
      • re-signed by Cleveland (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2011)
      • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
      • DFA by Cleveland 12/6/11, sent outright to Triple-A 12/9/11
    • 1 year (2010)
      • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
    • 1 year (2009)
      • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/08
      • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09
    • signed by Cleveland 8/04 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
    • ML service: 1.000

    Justin Grimm rhp
    1 year/$0.5055M (2014)

    • 1 year/$0.5055M (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
      • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
      • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/22/13 (Matt Garza deal)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • contract purchased by Texas 6/16/12
    • drafted by Texas 2010 (5-166) (Georgia)
    • $0.825M signing bonus
    • agents: Bledsoe Brothers
    • ML service: 0.170

    Dan Straily rhp
    1 year/$0.505M (2014)

    • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
      • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
      • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 7/4/14
    • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
      • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • contract purchased by Oakland 8/3/12
    • drafted by Oakland 2009 (24-723) (Marshall)
    • agent: Sosnick-Cobbe
    • ML service: 1.031

    Junior Lake lf-cf
    1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

    • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • 1 year (2013)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/18/11
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 2008 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
    • ML service: 0.073

    Mike Olt 1b-3b
    1 year/$0.502M (2014)

    • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
      • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
      • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/22/13 (Matt Garza deal)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • contract purchased by Texas 8/2/12
    • drafted by Texas 2010 (1s-49) (Connecticut)
    • $0.7173M signing bonus
    • agent: Wasserman Media Group
    • ML service: 0.063

    Brian Schlitter rhp
    1 year/$0.5M (2014)

    • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
      • salary of $0.5M in majors
      • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/14
    • 1 year (2013)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2012)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
      • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Chicago Cubs 1/5/11
      • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from NY Yankees 2/15/11
      • signed by Philadelphia 3/11
      • returned by Philadelphia to Chicago Cubs 4/11 (pre-existing elbow injury)
    • 1 year (2010)
      • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 6/26/10
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Philadelphia 8/7/08
    • drafted by Philadelphia 2007 (16-503) (College of Charleston)
    • ML service: 1.039

    Arismendy Alcantara ss
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/13
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 11/3/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
    • ML service: 0.000

    Dallas Beeler rhp
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/13
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2010 (41-1,240) (Oral Roberts)
    • $0.15M signing bonus
    • ML service: 0.000

    Kyle Hendricks rhp
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/10/14
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/31/12 (Dempster deal)
    • drafted by Texas 2011 (8-264) (Dartmouth) 
    • $0.125M signing bonus
    • ML service: 0.000

    Brett Jackson of
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 8/5/12
    • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2009 (1-31) (Cal)
    • $0.972M signing bonus
    • agent: Brodie Van Wagenen
    • ML service: 0.060

    Blake Parker rhp
    1 year (2014)

    • 1 year (2014)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • 1 year (2013)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/7/12 (minor-league contract)
      • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/1/13
    • 1 year (2012)
      • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/17/12
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/26/12
    • 1 year (2011)
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
    • 1 year (2010)
      • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/20/09
      • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
      • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/14/10
    • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2006 (16-479) (Arkansas)
    • ML service: 1.089

    Neil Ramirez rhp
    1 year (2014)

      • 1 year (2014)
        • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
      • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
        • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13
        • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 8/23/13 (player to be named in 7/22/13 Matt Garza deal)
      • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
        • contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11
        • re-signed by Texas 3/1/12
      • drafted 2007 (1s-44) (Kempsville HS, Va.)
      • signed 8/15/07, $1M signing bonus
      • agent: Bledsoe brothers
      • ML service: 0.000

      Zach Rosscup lhp
      1 year (2014)

      • 1 year (2014)
        • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
      • 1 year (2013)
        • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/3/13
      • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Tampa Bay 1/8/11 (Garza deal)
      • drafted by Tampa Bay 2009 (28-859) (Chemeketa CC, Ore.) 
      • ML service: 0.027

      Chris Rusin lhp
      1 year/$0.5035M (2014)

      • 1 year (2014)
        • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
      • 1 year (2013)
        • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
      • 1 year (2012)
        • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 8/21/12
      • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2009 (4-140) (Kentucky)
      • $0.14M signing bonus
      • ML service: 0.115

      Matt Szczur of
      1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
        • 1 year (2013)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
        • 1 year (2012)
          • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/18/11
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
        • signed new contract with Chicago Cubs 1/14/11, receiving additional $1.4M bonus to forgo football
        • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2010 (5-160) (Villanova)
        • signed 6/10, 0.1M signing bonus
        • agent: Rex Gary
        • ML service: 0.000

        Christian Villanueva 3b
        1 year (2014)

        • 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
        • ML service: 0.000

        Josh Vitters 3b
        1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
        • 1 year (2013)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
        • 1 year (2012)
          • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/18/11
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
        • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (1-3) (Cyprus HS, Calif.)
        • signed 8/15/07, $3.2M signing bonus
        • agent: Casey Close
        • ML service: 0.060

        Arodys Vizcaino rhp
        1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
        • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
        • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
          • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
          • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Atlanta 7/31/12
        • 1 year (2011)
          • contract purchased by Atlanta 8/10/11
        • acquired by Atlanta in trade from NY Yankees 12/22/09 (Javy Vazquez deal)
        • signed by NY Yankees 7/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
        • $0.8M signing bonus
        • agent: Abel Guerra
        • ML service: 2.050

        Tsuyoshi Wada lhp
        1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/24/14 (minor-league contract)
          • released by Chicago Cubs 3/23/14
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/24/14 (minor-league contract) 
          • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/22/14
        • 2 years/$8.14M (2012-13), plus 2014 option
          • signed by Baltimore as a free agent from Japan 12/14/11
          • 2014 option at $5M
          • 12:$3.94M, 13:$4.2M, 14:$5M option
          • Baltimore declined 2014 option 11/2/13
        • agent: Alan Nero
        • ML service: 1.076

        Logan Watkins 2b
        1 year (2014)

        • 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
        • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2008 (21-641) (Goddard HS, Kan.) 
        • $0.5M signing bonus
        • ML service: 0.057

        Minor-league contracts

        Albert Almora of
        2014

        • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2012 (1-6) (Mater Academy, Hialeah Gardens, Fla.)
        • $3.9M signing bonus ($3.25M slot)
        • agent: Scott Boras
        • ML service: 

        Javier Baez ss
        2014

        • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (1-9) (Arlington Country Day HS, Jacksonville)
        • $2.625M signing bonus
        • agent: KPS Sports (previously Jet Sports)
        • ML service:

        Paul Blackburn rhp
        2014

        • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2012 (1s-56) (Heritage HS, Brentwood, Calif.)
        • $0.9117M signing bonus (slot)
        • agent: Sosnick-Cobbe Sports
        • ML service:

        Kris Bryant 3b
        2014

        • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2013 (1-2) (San Diego)
        • $6.7084M signing bonus (slot amount)
        • ML service:

        Alberto Cabrera rhp
        1 year/$0.503M (2014)

        • 1 year/$0.503M (2014)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
          • DFA by Chicago Cubs 3/29/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/14
        • 1 year (2013)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
        • 1 year (2012)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
        • 1 year (2011)
          • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/19/10
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
        • signed by Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
        • ML service: 0.093

        Jeimer Candelario 3b
        2014

        • signed by Chicago Cubs 2010 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
        • $0.5M signing bonus
        • ML service: 

        Lendy Castillo rhp
        2014

        • 2013
          • DFA by Chicago Cubs 1/26/13, sent outright to Triple-A 2/5/13
        • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
          • selected by Chicago Cubs from Philadelphia in Rule 5 draft 12/8/11
          • signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
        • signed by Philadelphia as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
        • ML service: 1.000 (through 2012)

        Gerardo Concepcion lhp
        5 years/$6M (2012-16)

        • 5 years/$6M (2012-16)
          • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent from Cuba (via Mexico) 3/11/12
          • $3M signing bonus
          • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 12/21/12
        • agent: Jaime Torres
        • ML service:

        C.J. Edwards rhp
        2014

        • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/22/13 (Garza deal)
        • drafted by Texas 2011 (48-1,464) (Mid-Carolina HS, Prosperity, S.C.)
        • $50,000 signing bonus
        • ML service:

        Tommy Hottovy lhp
        1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/11/13 (minor-league contract)
        • 1 year (2013)
          • claimed by Toronto off waivers 1/10/13 after being DFA by Texas 1/7/13
          • DFA by Toronto 1/11/13, sent outright to Double-A 
          • elected free agency 10/13
        • 1 year (2012)
          • signed by Kansas City as a free agent (minor-league contract)
          • contract purchased by Kansas City 4/25/12
          • acquired by Texas in trade 11/8/12 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/2/12
        • 1 year (2011)
          • contract purchased by Boston 6/3/11
          • DFA by Boston 7/16/11, sent outright to Triple-A 7/20/11
        • drafted by Boston 2004 (4-125) (Wichita State)
        • $0.11M signing bonus
        • ML service: 0.062

        Pierce Johnson rhp
        2014

        • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2012 (1s-43) (Missouri State)
        • $1.196M signing bonus (slot amount)
        • agent: John Boggs
        • ML service:

        Barret Loux rhp
        2014

        • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 11/20/12
        • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/19/10 ($0.312M, minor-league contract)
        • drafted by Arizona 2010 (1-6) (Texas A&M) (had agreed to $2M signing bonus but failed physical)
        • agent: Tom Little
        • ML service:

        Mitch Maier of
        1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/19/13 (minor-league contract)
        • 1 year (2013)
          • signed by Boston as a free agent 10/12 (minor-league contract)
        • 1 year/$0.865M (2012)
          • re-signed by Kansas City 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
          • performance bonus: $10,000 for 100 plate appearances
          • DFA by Kansas City 7/4/12, sent outright to Triple-A 7/14/12
        • 1 year/$0.459M (2011)
          • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
        • 1 year (2010)
          • re-signed by Kansas City 2/26/10
        • 1 year/$0.4005M (2009)
          • re-signed by Kansas City 3/3/09 ($182,405 in minors)
        • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
          • re-signed by Kansas City 2/18/08 (split contract)
        • 1 year (2007)
          • re-signed by Kansas City 2/07
        • 1 year (2006)
          • contract purchased by Kansas City 9/06
        • drafted by Kansas City 2003 (1-30) (Toledo)
        • signed 6/03, $0.9M signing bonus
        • agent: Eric Sobocinski
        • ML service: 4.001

        Dillon Maples rhp
        2014

        • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (14-429) (Pinecrest HS, Southern Pines, N.C.)
        • $2.5M signing bonus
        • ML service:

        Marcos Mateo rhp
        1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • selected by Arizona from Chicago Cubs in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13
          • signed by Arizona 3/3/14 
          • returned by Arizona to Chicago Cubs 3/13/14
        • 1 year (2013)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs
        • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
          • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/25/12
        • 1 year/$0.417M (2011)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
        • 1 year (2010)
          • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10
        • 1 year (2009)
          • contract purchased by Cubs 11/19/08
          • re-signed by Cubs 2/25/09
        • acquired by Cubs in trade with Cincinnati 9/13/07
        • signed by Cincinnati 2/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic 
        • agent: Relativity
        • ML service: 2.025

        Billy McKinney of
        2014

        • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 7/4/14
        • drafted by Oakland 2013 (1-24) (Plano West HS, Texas)
        • signed by Oakland 6/11/13, $1.8M signing bonus ($1.8935M slot)
        • ML service:

        Addison Russell ss
        2014

        • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Oakland 7/4/14
        • drafted by Oakland 2012 (1-11) (Pace HS, Fla.)
        • $2.625M signing bonus (slot amount)
        • agent: Scott Boras
        • ML service:

        Jonathan Sanchez lhp
        1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/19/12 (minor-league contract)
        • 1 year/$1.375M (2013)
          • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/6/13 (minor-league contract)
          • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make Major League roster
          • $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors
          • may opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster
          • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 3/27/13 
          • DFA by Pittsburgh 4/30/13, released 5/8/13 
        • 1 year/$5.6M (2012)
          • re-signed by Kansas City 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
          • may earn additional $0.2M in performance bonuses
          • acquired by Colorado in trade 7/20/12 after being DFA by Kansas City 7/17/12
        • 1 year/$4.8M (2011)
          • re-signed by San Francisco 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
          • acquired by Kansas City in trade from San Francisco 11/7/11
        • 1 year/$2.1M (2010)
          • re-signed by San Francisco 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
          • performance bonuses
        • 1 year/$0.455M (2009)
          • re-signed by San Francisco 2/28/09
        • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
        • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
          • re-signed by San Francisco 3/07
        • 1 year (2006)
          • contract purchased by San Francisco 5/06
        • drafted 2004 (27-820)
        • agent: Jim McNamara (previously represented by Scott Boras)
        • ML service: 6.110

        Kyle Schwarber c
        2014

        • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2014 (1-4) (Indiana)
        • $3.125M signing bonus ($4.6212M slot)
        • ML service:

        Yorvit Torrealba c
        1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 2/11/14 (minor-league contract)
          • salary of $0.95M in majors 
          • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 3/23/14 
          • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 6/12/14 (minor-league contract)
        • 1 year/$1M (2013)
          • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/24/13 (minor-league contract)
          • contract purchased by Colorado 3/29/13
        • 2 years/$6.25M (2011-12)
          • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/29/10
          • 11:$3M, 12:$3.25M
          • DFA by Texas 7/31/12, released 8/7/12
          • signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/14/12 (minor-league contract)
          • contract purchased by Toronto 8/21/12
          • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Toronto in exchange for cash 9/21/12
          • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/12 (refused assignment 10/17/12)
        • 1 year/$1.25M (2010), plus 2011 mutual option
          • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/5/10
          • 10:$0.75M, 11:$3.5M mutual option ($0.5M buyout)
          • Torrealba declined 2011 option 11/3/10
        • 2 years/$7.25M (2008-09), plus 2010 mutual option
          • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/29/07
          • $0.5M signing bonus
          • 08:$2.75M, 09:$3.5M, 10:$4M mutual option ($0.5M buyout)
          • Colorado declined 2010 option 11/6/09
        • 1 year/$1.075M (2007)
          • re-signed 12/06 (avoided arbitration)
        • 1 year/$0.85M (2006)
          • re-signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration, $1.05M-$0.815M)
          • $0.15M in performance bonuses
        • 1 year/$0.715M (2005)
          • re-signed 1/05 (avoided arbitration)
        • 1 year/$0.334M (2004)
        • 1 year/$0.312M (2003)
        • agent: Melvin Roman
        • ML service: 12.028

        Chris Valaika 2b
        1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/19/12 (minor-league contract)
        • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
          • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/25/12 (minor-league contract)
          • contract purchased by Miami 3/31/13
          • DFA by Miami 7/23/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/25/13 
          • elected free agency 10/13
        • 1 year (2012)
          • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/12
          • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 9/4/12
        • 1 year (2011)
          • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
        • 1 year (2010)
          • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/09
          • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
        • drafted by Cincinnati 2006 (3-84) (Cal-Santa Barbara)
        • ML service: 1.034

        Dan Vogelbach 1b
        2014

        • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (2-68) (Bishop Verot HS, Fort Myers, Fla.)
        • $1.6M signing bonus
        • agent: Relativity
        • ML service:

        Casper Wells rhp
        1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/20/13 (minor-league contract)
        • 1 year/$0.5054M (2013)
          • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
          • claimed by Toronto off waivers 4/10/13 after being DFA by Seattle 3/31/13 
          • acquired by Oakland in trade for $0.1M cash 4/22/13 after being DFA by Toronto 4/15/13 
          • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 4/29/13 after being DFA by Oakland 4/28/13 
          • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Chicago White Sox 8/8/13 
          • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/16/13
        • 1 year/$0.4882M (2012)
          • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
        • 1 year/$0.418M (2011)
          • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
          • acquired by Seattle in trade from Detroit 7/30/11
        • 1 year (2010)
          • re-signed by Detroit 1/27/10
        • 1 year (2009)
          • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/08
          • re-signed by Detroit 1/27/09
        • drafted by Detroit 2005 (14-420) (Towson U.)
        • agent: Select Sports
        • ML service: 3.040

        Eli Whiteside c
        1 year (2014)

        • 1 year (2014)
          • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/12/13 (minor-league contract)
          • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/3/14 
          • DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/22/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/25/14
        • 1 year (2013)
          • DFA by Texas 1/3/13, sent outright to Triple-A 1/4/13
          • elected free agency 10/13
        • 1 year/$0.6M (2012)
          • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/17/11 (split contract, $0.175M in minors)
          • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from San Francisco 11/5/12
          • claimed by Toronto off waivers 12/3/12 after being DFA by NY Yankees 11/28/12  
          • claimed by Texas off waivers from Toronto 12/12/12
        • 1 year/$0.425M (2011)
          • re-signed by San Francisco 3/11
          • non-tendered by San Francisco 12/12/11
        • 1 year/$0.405M (2010)
          • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
        • 1 year (2009)
          • re-signed by San Francisco 11/17/08 (minor-league contract)
          • $0.4M salary in majors
          • contract purchased by San Francisco 5/24/09
        • 1 year (2008)
          • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/6/08 (minor-league contract)
          • signed by San Francisco 5/5/08 (minor-league contract)
        • drafted by Baltimore 2001 (6-173) (Delta State)
        • ML service: 3.066

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