Milwaukee Brewers

Service time in years & days (through 2014 season).

A group led by Mark Attanasio bought the Brewers in 2005 for $223M. The Allan “Bud” Selig Trust had purchased the club for $11M in 1970.

Forbes magazine valued the Brewers at $875M in March 2015.
Bloomberg valued the franchise at $615M in October 2013.

  • 2015 payroll obligations for former players:
    • $  4,000,000 (Yovani Gallardo)
BREWERS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2015 $104,237,000 $ ( )
2014 $103,697,967 $110,299,643 (15)
2013 $ 88,828,333 $ 92,698,695 (18)
2012 $ 98,150,833 $ 99,931,760 (14)
2011 $ 83,590,833 $ 93,234,011 (16)
2010 $ 90,408,000 $ 94,554,209 (13)
2009 $ 80,182,502 $ 90,006,172 (15)
2008 $ 80,937,499 $ 90,324,347 (15)
2007 $ 70,986,500 $ 72,751,641 (20)
2006 $ 57,568,333 $ 58,075,937 (24)
2005 $ 39,934,833 $ 42,752,833 (25)
2004 $ 27,528,500 $ 29,599,934 (29)
2003 $ 40,627,000 $ 47,294,226 (28)
2002 $ 50,287,833 $ 49,259,130 (22)
2001 $ 43,886,883 $ 46,648,723 (23)
2000 $ 35,800,000 $ 36,967,613 (23)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Doug Melvin President, Baseball Operations – General Manager
3 years (2013-15)

  • 3 years (2013-15)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 5/8/12
    • promoted to president, baseball operations & GM from executive VP & GM
  • 3 years (2010-12)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 10/17/08
  • 3 years (2007-09)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 11/05
  • 4 years (2003-06)
    • hired by Milwaukee 9/02, replacing Dean Taylor
  • Vice President – Assistant GM Gord Ash
  • Special Assistant to the GM & VP, Amateur Scouting Ray Montgomery
  • Special Assistant to the GM/Baseball Operations Dan O’Brien
  • Senior Director – Baseball Operations Tom Flanagan
  • Special Assistant to GM/Pro Scouting/Player Personnel Dick Groch
  • Director of Professional Scouting Zack Minasian

Craig Counsell Manager
3 years (2015-17)

  • 3 years (2015-17)
    • hired by Milwaukee as manager 5/4/15
  • 2012-15: Milwaukee, Special Assistant to the General Manager
  • retired as player 1/17/12
  • former manager Ron Roenicke
    • 2 years (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
      • signed extension with Milwaukee 5/8/12
      • Milwaukee exercised 2015 option, added 2016 option 3/22/14
      • Milwaukee exercised 2016 option 3/19/15
      • fired by Milwaukee 5/3/15
    • 2 years (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
      • hired by Milwaukee as manager 11/4/10
  • former manager Ken Macha
    • 2 years (2009-10), plus 2011 club option
      • hired 10/30/08, replacing interim manager Dale Sveum
      • Milwaukee added 2011 club option 10/5/09
      • Milwaukee declined 2011 option 10/4/10
  • former manager Ned Yost
    • 2 years/$2M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
      • signed extension with Milwaukee 2/06 (extension included signing bonus, $0.825M salary for 2007)
      • Milwaukee exercised 2009 option 2/8/08
      • fired by Milwaukee 9/15/08
    • 2 years/$0.9M (2003-04), plus options for 2005 & 2006
      • hired by Milwaukee 10/02, replacing Jerry Royster
      • 03:$0.45M, 04:$0.55M
      • Milwaukee exercised $0.6M 2005 club option & added $0.6M 2007 club option 12/03
      • Milwaukee exercised 2006 option 10/05

 

Matt Garza rhp
4 years/$50M (2014-17), plus 2018 option

  • 4 years/$50M (2014-17), plus 2018 vesting option
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/27/14
    • 14-17:$12.5M annually. 18: vesting/club option
    • 2018 option vests at $13M if Garza 1) has 110 starts in 2014-17, 2) has 115 innings in 2017 and 3) is not on the disabled list at end of 2017 season
    • club holds $5M option for 2018 if it does not vest at $13M
    • club may exercise 2018 option at $1M if Garza spends more than 130 days on disabled list in any 183-day period from 2014 to 2017
    • $2M annually is deferred without interest, to be paid in four installments each Dec. 15, 2018-21
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 30 starts, 190 IP
  • 1 year/$10.25M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/22/13
  • 1 year/$9.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/3/12 (avoided arbitration, $12.5M-$7.95M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 210 innings pitched. $0.1M for 220 IP
  • 1 year/$5.95M (2011)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.35M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Tampa Bay 1/7/11
  • 1 year/$0.4333M (2009)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
    • award bonuses: $10,000 for All Star, $20,000 for Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$0.4046M (2008)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/15/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Minnesota 11/28/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 8/06
  • drafted by Minnesota 2005 (1-25) (Fresno State)
  • $1.35M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 7.149

Ryan Braun rf
8 years/$45M (2008-15)
5 years/$105M (2016-20), plus 2021 mutual option

  • 5 years/$105M (2016-20), plus 2021 option
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 4/21/11
    • $10M signing bonus (paid in 4 equal installments each April 1 from 2012 to 2015)
    • 16:$19M, 17:$19M, 18:$19M, 19:$18M, 20:$16M, 21:$15M mutual option ($4M buyout)
    • price of option may increase to $20M based on MVP, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove awards (if earned, award escalators are deferred without interest)
    • $18M in salary ($4M each in 2016-18 and $3M each in 2019-20) deferred without interest, to be paid in equal installments each July 1 from 2022 to 2031
    • no-trade protection allowing Braun to block deals to all clubs except LA Angels, LA Dodgers, Miami, Tampa Bay and Washington
  • 8 years/$45M (2008-15)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 5/15/08, replacing 1 year/$0.455M contract for 2008 renewed 3/2/08
    • $2.3M signing bonus
    • 08:$0.455M, 09:$0.745M, 10:$1M, 11:$4M, 12:$6M, 13:$8.5M, 14:$10M, 15:$12M
    • may earn additional $6M if Braun qualifies as a Super 2 after 2009 season, increasing salaries to: 10:$3.5M, 11:$5.5M, 12:$7.5M, 13:$9M (did not qualify)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star selection
    • no-trade clause 2008-11, limited no-trade clause 2012-13 (may block deals to 12 clubs), limited no-trade clause 2014-15 (may block deals to 6 clubs)
    • perks: suite for home games
    • Braun to donate $25,000 annually to club charity
    • placed on restricted list 7/22/13 (PED investigation)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 5/25/07
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2005 (1-5) (Miami, Fla.)
  • signed 6/05, $2.45M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 7.129

Kyle Lohse rhp
3 years/$33M (2013-15)

  • 3 years/$33M (2013-15)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 3/25/13
    • 13:$11M, 14:$11M, 15:$11M
    • $7M of 2013 salary deferred, to be paid in 2016-18, reducing contract’s present-day total value to $31.95M
    • annual performance bonus: $0.35M for 190 innings
  • 4 years/$41M (2009-12)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 9/29/08
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 09:$7.125M, 10:$8.875M, 11:$11.875M, 12:$11.875M
    • full no-trade clause
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2008)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/14/08
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 160, 170, 180, 190, 200 IP
    • $0.5M assignment bonus if traded
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Cincinnati 7/30/07
  • 1 year/$3.95M (2006)
    • won arbitration with Minnesota 2/06 ($3.95M-$3.4M)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Minnesota 7/06
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2005)
    • won arbitration with Minnesota 2/05 ($2.4M-$2.15M)
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2004)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2003)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/03
  • 1 year/$0.215M (2002)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/02
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Chicago Cubs 5/99
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 1996 (29-862) (Butte College, Oroville, Calif.)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 13.092

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
  • 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 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased 9/06
  • drafted 2004 (3-83)
  • $0.44M signing bonus
  • agent: John Courtright
  • ML service: 7.058

Francisco Rodriguez rhp
2 years/$13M (2015-16), plus 2017 option

  • 2 years/$13M (2015-16), plus 2017 club option
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/26/15
    • 15:$3.5M, 16:$7.5M, 17:$6M club option ($2M buyout)
    • $2M in 2016 salary deferred without interest until 1/10/18
    • if option is declined, buyout to be paid 1/17/17
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/7/14 
    • may earn additional $0.55M in performance bonuses
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 4/17/13 (minor-league deal)
    • may earn more than $2M in majors 
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 5/17/13 
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/16/13 
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Milwaukee 7/23/13
  • 1 year/$8M (2012)
    • accepted arbitration offer from Milwaukee 12/7/11
    • signed by Milwaukee 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 15, 20, 25 games finished. $0.25M for 30 GF
  • 3 years/$37M (2009-11), plus 2012 option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/9/08
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 09:$8.5M, 10:$11.5M, 11:$11.5M, 12:$17.5M option ($3.5M buyout)
    • 2012 option becomes guaranteed with:
      • 55 games finished in 2011, and
      • 100 games finished in 2010-11, and
      • doctors declare Rodriguez healthy after 2011
    • Rodriguez receives $3.5M termination buyout if 2012 option does not become guaranteed
    • annual performance bonuses, 2009-11:
      • $0.15M each for 50, 55 GF. $0.2M for 60 GF
    • 2012 performance bonuses:
      • $0.3M each for 50, 55 GF. $0.4M for 60 GF
    • limited no-trade clause allowing Rodriguez to block deals to 10 clubs
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for All Star, WS MVP. $0.1M for Cy Young ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd, $25,000 for 4th or 5th). $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd, $25,000 for 4th or 5th). $0.1M for 1st-time Rolaids ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd, $25,000 for 4th or 5th). $0.2M for 2nd-time Rolaids. $0.4M for 3rd-time Rolaids. $0.8M for 4th-time Rolaids
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from NY Mets 7/13/11, with Rodriguez agreeing to convert vesting option to mutual option in exchange for a $0.5M increase in buyout. Mets pay Brewers about $5.9M ($3.5M of buyout plus half remaining $4.9M 2011 salary)
    • Milwaukee declined 2012 option 10/30/11
  • 1 year/$10M (2008)
    • lost in arbitration with LA Angels 2/22/08 ($12.5M-$10M)
  • 1 year/$7M (2007)
    • re-signed 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$3.775M (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/05
  • 1 year/$0.375M (2004)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/04
    • $25,000 All Star award bonus
  • 1 year/$0.3125M (2003)
  • agent: Scott Boras (previously Paul Kinzer)
  • ML service: 11.115

Jonathan Lucroy c
5 years/$11M (2012-16), plus 2017 option

  • 5 years/$11M (2012-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 3/26/12, replacing 1 year deal signed 3/12
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$0.5M, 13:$0.75M, 14:$2M, 15:$3M, 16:$4M, 17:$5.25M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • if Lucroy qualifies as a Super 2 after 2012 season, salaries increase to $1.9M in 2013, $2.3M in 2014, $3.3M in 2015, $4.25M in 2016 (met)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • limited no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$0.424M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 5/21/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2007 (3-101) (Louisiana-Lafayette)
  • signed 6/12/07, $0.34M signing bonus
  • agent: Sports One Athlete Management
  • ML service: 4.136

Brandon Kintzler rhp
1 year/$1.075M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1.075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/2/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 4/21/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/23/15
  • 1 year/$0.507M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/21/12
    • DFA by Milwaukee 6/28/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/30/12
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/8/10
  • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/24/09 (minor-league contract)
  • released by San Diego 4/1/06
  • drafted by San Diego 2004 (40-1,182) (Dixie State JC, Utah)
  • agent: Kevin Kohler
  • ML service: 3.101

Martin Maldonado c 
2 years/$1.95M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$1.95M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • $50,000 signing bonus
    • 15:$0.8M, 16:$1.1M
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.494M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/26/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/20/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/2/10
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/1/11
  • signed by Milwaukee 1/07 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by LA Angels 2004 (27-803) (Nunez HS, Naguabo, Puerto Rico)
  • agent: Praver-Shapiro
  • ML service: 2.156

Cesar Jimenez lhp
1 year/$0.575M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.575M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 10/23/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Philadelphia 1/29/15, sent outright to Triple-A 2/9/15
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/4/15
    • DFA by Philadelphia 4/12/15, sent outright to Triple-A
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/11/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 8/21/15 after being DFA by Philadelphia
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/15/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/1/14 
    • DFA by Philadelphia 6/6/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/14
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/5/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/6/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/16/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 3/22/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/19/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 3/29/11
    • contract purchased by Seattle 9/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/1/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/29/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/05
  • signed by Seattle 2001 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 3.020

Jean Segura ss
1 year/$0.534M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.534M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.534M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/18/11
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from LA Angels 7/27/12
  • signed 2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Joseph Klein
  • ML service: 2.065

Wily Peralta rhp
1 year/$0.5255M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5255M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/14/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/17/10
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/1/11
  • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 2.033

Khris Davis lf
1 year/$0.5195M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5195M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/26/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2009 (7-226) (Cal State-Fullerton)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 1.104

Scooter Gennett 2b
1 year/$0.5165M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.516M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/26/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (16-496) (Sarasota HS, Fla.)
  • $0.26M signing bonus
  • agent: Troy Caradonna
  • ML service: 1.084

Will Smith lhp
1 year/$0.5125M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • renewed by Milwaukee 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4965M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Kansas City 12/5/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/22/12
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 7/22/10
  • drafted by LA Angels 2008 (7-229) (Gulf Coast CC, Fla.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.155

Jimmy Nelson rhp
1 year/$0.5115M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/3/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (2-64) (Alabama)
  • $0.5706M signing bonus
  • agent: Select Sports
  • ML service: 0.107

Jeremy Jeffress rhp
1 year/$0.5105M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5105M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5076M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • DFA by Toronto 4/5/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/15/14 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 4/18/14 (minor-league deal) 
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 7/21/14
  • 1 year/$0.4959M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
    • DFA by Toronto 4/6/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/16/13 
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/3/13
  • 1 year/$481,725 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 11/8/12 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4145M (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 6/29/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2006 (1-16) (Halifax County HS, Va)
  • $1.55M signing bonus
  • agent: Double Diamond Sports
  • ML service: 1.104

Logan Schafer cf
1 year/$0.5105M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5105M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/1/11
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2008 (3-94) (Cal-Poly)
  • signed 6/08, $0.404M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.018

Tyler Thornburg rhp
1 year/$0.5105M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5105M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 6/19/12
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (3-96) (Charleston Southern)
  • $0.3519M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES, Levinsons
  • ML service: 1.146

Michael Blazek rhp
1 year/$0.5085M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/12
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13 
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from St. Louis 9/1/13 (player to be named in 8/30/13 John Axford deal)
  • drafted by St. Louis 2007 (35-1,068) (Arbor View HS, Las Vegas)
  • ML service: 0.067

Hernan Perez 2b-ss
1 year/$0.5085M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Detroit 6/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/22/12
  • signed by Detroit 2009 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.093

Juan Centeno c
1  year/$0.5075M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from NY Mets 10/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/9/13
  • drafted by NY Mets 2007 (32-991) (Antonio Luchetti HS, Arecibo, P.R.)
  • ML service: 0.063

Matt Clark 1b
1 year/$0.5075M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/13/14 (minor-league deal)
    • released by NY Mets 6/25/14
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/4/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Chunichi of Japan 1/16/13
  • released by San Diego 1/8/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (12-375) (LSU)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.027

Tyler Cravy rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/1/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2009 (17-526) (Napa Valley CC)
  • ML service: 0.000

Matt Dominguez 3b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 6/16/15 after being DFA by Houston 6/8/15
  • 1 year/$0.5101M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.4918M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Miami 7/5/12 (Carlos Lee deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/6/11
  • drafted by Florida 2007 (1-12) (Chatsworth HS, Calif.)
  • signed by Florida 8/15/07, $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Elite Sports Group
  • ML service: 2.062

David Goforth rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2011 (7-221) (Mississippi)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Preston Guilmet rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 5/13/15 after being DFA by Toronto 5/10/15
    • claimed by LA Dodgers 7/10/15 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 7/7/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 7/31/15 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 7/21/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 4/7/14 after being DFA by Cleveland 3/30/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 10/3/14 after being DFA by Baltimore 9/27/14
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 12/23/14 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 12/19/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/7/13
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (9-275) (Arizona)
  • $35,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.069

Johnny Hellweg rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/18/11
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from LA Angels 7/27/12
  • drafted by LA Angels 2008 (16-499) (Florida CC, Jacksonville)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Jeff Berry, CAA
  • ML service: 0.042

Elian Herrera 2b-of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 1/30/15, sent outright to Triple-A 2/3/15
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 4/21/15
    • DFA by Milwaukee 6/2/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/4/15
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from LA Dodgers 11/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 5/14/12
  • signed by LA Dodgers 2006 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.071

Taylor Jungmann rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2011 (1-12) (Texas)
  • $2.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Corey Knebel rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 1/19/15
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Detroit 5/23/14
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Detroit 7/22/14 (Soria deal)
  • drafted by Detroit 2013 (1s-39) (Texas) (competitive-balance pick acquired from Miami)
  • $1.4334M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.029

Shane Peterson of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 12/19/14 after being DFA by Oakland 12/11/14
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Chicago Cubs 12/23/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from St. Louis 7/24/09
  • drafted by St. Louis 2008 (2-59) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 6/08, $0.683M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.002

Yadiel Rivera ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (9-279) (Manuela Toro HS, Caguas, P.R.)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Jason Rogers 1b
1 year/$0.5075M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2010 (32-969) (Columbus State, Ga.)
  • ML service: 0.027

Domingo Santana rf
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 7/30/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 7/29/11 (player to be named in Hunter Pence deal)
  • signed by Philadelphia 2008 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.33M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.015

Luis Sardinas ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 1/19/15
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/14
  • signed by Texas 2009 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.089

Michael Strong lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2011 (10-331) (Oklahoma State)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Wagner rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/31/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (4-155) (Utah)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor-league contracts

Orlando Arcia ss
2015

  • signed by Milwaukee 10/10 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $95,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Hiram Burgos rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/29/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
    • released by Milwaukee 9/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2009 (6-196) (Bethune-Cookman)
  • $15,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.071

Clint Coulter c
2015

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (1-27) (Union HS, Camas, Wash.)
  • $1.675M signing bonus (slot)
  • ML service:

Zach Davies rhp
2015

  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Baltimore 7/31/15
  • drafted by Baltimore 2011 (26-785) (Mesquite HS, Gilbert, Ari.)
  • $0.575M signing bonus
  • ML service:

John Ely rhp 
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • released by Houston 11/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 9/1/12
    • acquired by Houston in trade from LA Dodgers 12/19/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 11/18/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/18/09
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 4/28/10
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2007 (3-119) (Miami-Ohio)
  • $240,750 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.167

Jacob Gatewood ss
2015

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2014 (1s-41) (Clovis HS, Calif.)
  • $1.83M signing bonus ($1.3849M slot)
  • ML service:

Josh Hader lhp
2015

  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 7/30/15
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Baltimore 7/31/13
  • drafted by Baltimore 2012 (19-582) (Old Mill HS, Millersville, Md.)
  • ML service:

Brooks Hall rhp
2015

  • 2015
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2009 (4-136) (Hanna HS, Anderson, S.C.)
  • $0.7M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Monte Harrison of
2015

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2014 (2-50) (Lee’s Summit West HS, Missouri)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($1.1003M slot)
  • ML service:

Jim Henderson rhp
1 year/$0.512M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.512M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 5/21/15
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/26/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 7/26/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as free agent 12/21/10 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2009)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/13/09
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 4/1/09 (minor-league contract)
  • selected by Chicago Cubs from Washington in Rule 5 draft 12/06 (minor-league phase)
  • drafted by Montreal 2003 (26-777)
  • agent: Adam Hubble
  • ML service: 2.070

Adrian Houser rhp
2015

  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 7/30/15
  • drafted by Houston 2011 (2-69) (Locust Grove HS, Okla.)
  • $0.5301M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Gilbert Lara ss
2015

  • signed by Milwaukee 2014 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service:

Kodi Medeiros lhp
2015

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2014 (1-12) (Waiakea HS, Hilo, Hawaii)
  • $2.5M signing bonus ($2.8057M slot)
  • ML service:

Wirfin Obispo rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/3/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/1/13
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14 
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 6/1/14 after being DFA by Atlanta 5/31/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/13/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/21/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/5/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/2/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 2007-11, Yomiuri Giants
  • released by Cincinnati 3/12/07
  • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/23/04 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Boston 11/3/03
  • signed by Boston 1/02 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000 

Pete Orr inf
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/7/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/27/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/26/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/3/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as free agent 11/3/11 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $0.6M in majors
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 4/3/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 6/8/12
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/4/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/18/12
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2011)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/11/10 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 3/30/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/17/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 12/15/09 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 11/14/08 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Washington 8/28/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 11/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/07 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Washington 6/21/08
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 10/30/08
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/07
    • DFA by Atlanta 11/20/07
  • 1 year/$0.34M (2006)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/04
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/05
  • agent: Blake Corosky
  • ML service: 4.145 (through 2013)

Chris Perez rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/4/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • released by Milwaukee 3/29/15, re-signed 3/31/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2014)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/23/13
    • may earn as much as $8M in performance bonuses, including $0.5M each for 35, 40, 45, 50 games
  • 1 year/$7.3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
    • released by Cleveland 10/31/13
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.225M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4238M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2009)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 6/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 5/16/08
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (1s-42) (Miami-Fla)
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 6.136

Brett Phillips of
2015

  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 7/30/15
  • drafted by Houston 2012 (6-189) (Seminole HS, Fla.)
  • $0.3M signing bonus ($0.2019M slot)
  • ML service:

Victor Roache of
2015

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (1-28) (Georgia Southern)
  • $1.525M signing bonus ($1.65M slot)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service:

Josh Roenicke rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/10/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/14/14 (minor-league deal)
    • may opt out of contract 6/15/14 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Washington 8/7/14
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 8/12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Colorado 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers 6/2/11 after being DFA by Toronto
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/21/09
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Cincinnati 7/31/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 9/9/08
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2006 (10-294) (UCLA)
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.062

Tyrone Taylor of
2015

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (2-92) (Torrence HS, Calif.)
  • $0.75M signing bonus ($0.5236M slot)
  • ML service:

Wei-Chung Wang lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
    • DFA by Milwaukee 6/16/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/18/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • selected by Milwaukee from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • re-signed by Pittsburgh 10/5/11 after
    initial contract was voided when it was discovered Wang needed elbow
    surgery (making him eligible for Rule 5 draft if not on 40-man roster)
  • signed by Pittsburgh as an amateur free agent from Taiwan 6/24/11
  • ML service: 1.000

Devin Williams rhp
2015

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2013 (2-54) (Hazelwood West HS, Mo.)
  • $1.35M signing bonus ($1.0173M slot)
  • ML service:

Taylor Williams rhp
2015

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2013 (4-122) (Kent State)
  • $0.4M signing bonus ($0.417M slot)
  • ML service:

Rob Wooten rhp
1 year/$0.5095M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 5/28/15
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 7/26/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2008 (13-398) (University of North Carolina)
  • ML service: 1.007

 

 

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