Milwaukee Brewers

Service time in years & days (through 2016 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, 2016.

BREWERS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2017 $ $ ( )
2016 $ 63,908,300 $ 71,808,702 (30)
2015 $104,237,000 $ 98,089,079 (23)
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.

David Stearns General Manager
2016 -

  • 2016 -
    • hired by Milwaukee as General Manager 9/21/15 (effective 10/5/15)
  • Houston 2013-15
    • hired by Houston as Assistant GM 11/6/12
  • Cleveland 2012
    • Director, Baseball Operations
  • Major League Baseball 2008-11
    • labor relations manager
  • Vice President and Assistant GM Matt Arnold
  • Vice President, Baseball Projects Gord Ash
  • Special Assistant to the GM & VP, Amateur Scouting Ray Montgomery
  • Special Assistant to the GM/Baseball Operations Dan O’Brien
  • Senior Director of Player Development Tom Flanagan
  • Special Assistant to GM/Pro Scouting/Player Personnel Dick Groch
  • Director of Professional Scouting Zack Minasian
  • former President of Baseball Operations – General Manager Doug Melvin
    • 3 years (2013-15)
      • signed extension with Milwaukee 5/8/12
      • promoted to president, baseball operations & GM from EVP & GM
      • to step down after 2015, assuming advisory role
    • 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

Craig Counsell Manager
3 years (2015-17)
3 years (2018-20)

  • 3 years (2018-20)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 11/11/16
  • 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

 

Ryan Braun lf
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 but six clubs, including as of 2016 Arizona, LA Angels, LA Dodgers, Miami, San Diego and San Francisco (as of 2015 list included all clubs except LA Angels, LA Dodgers, Miami, Tampa Bay and Washington)
    • may block trade to any club after earning 10-and-5 rights 5/14/17
  • 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: 9.129

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:$5M club option
    • 2018 option guaranteed 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 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: 9.149

Neftali Feliz rhp
1 year/$5.35M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.35M (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/20/17
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 each for 64, 68, 72, 76 games as a pitcher. $0.25M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 games finished
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/16
    • may earn additional $0.6M in performance bonuses:
      • $30,000 each for 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72 relief appearances
      • $50,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 games finished
  • 1 year/$4.125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Texas 7/4/15 (refused assignment 7/10/15)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 7/11/15 (Tigers to pay pro-rated minimum salary, with Rangers responsible for balance)
    • non-tendered by Detroit 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$2.9M (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $50,000 in performance bonuses based on appearances
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2012)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$457,160 (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/11
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/2/09
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Atlanta 7/31/07 (Teixeira deal)
  • signed by Atlanta 6/6/05 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • agent: BTI Sports
  • ML service: 6.151

Wily Peralta rhp
1 year/$4.275M (2017)

  • 1 year/$4.275M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 3.160

Eric Thames 1b
3 years/$16M (2017-19), plus 2020 option

  • 3 years/$16M (2017-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/29/16
    • 17:$4M, 18:$5M, 19:$6M, 20:$7.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • may earn additional $0.5M annually in performance bonuses
    • assignment bonus if traded
    • may not be optioned or assigned to minors without permission
    • Milwaukee may not tender a contract to Thames and must release him at contract’s end
  • 2014-16:
    • NC Dinos of Korea’s Professional Baseball League
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/13
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 6/30/13 after being DFA by Seattle 6/22/13 
    • claimed by Houston off waivers 9/5/13 after being DFA by Baltimore 9/1/13 
  • 1 year/$0.4859M (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Toronto 7/31/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 5/17/11
  • drafted by Toronto 2008 (7-219) (Pepperdine)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 1.063

Scooter Gennett 2b
1 year/$2.525M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.525M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5181M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 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, ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 3.071

Chase Anderson rhp
1 year/$2.45M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.45M (2017)
    • lost arbitration with Milwaukee 2/14/17 ($2.85M-$2.45M)
  • 1 year/$0.5202M (2016)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Arizona 1/30/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/19/12
    • signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (9-276) (Oklahoma)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 2.146

Carlos Torres rhp
1 year/$2.175M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.175M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (1 year/$1.05M, avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by NY Mets 1/22/16, sent outright to Triple-A 2/1/16 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 2/11/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 3/31/16
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 4/2/16 (1 year/$0.95M)
  • 1 year/$582,125 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$561,875 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/16/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/20/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 5/4/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed for 2011 by Yomiuri of Japan
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10
    • released by White Sox 10/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by White Sox 7/22/09
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2004 (15-449) (Kansas State)
  • $1,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Full Circle Sports
  • ML service: 4.114

Tom Milone lhp
1 year/$1.25M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/16 (non-guaranteed deal)
    • may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 5/7/16
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/18/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/17/16 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$2.775M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Oakland 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/3/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (10-301) (USC)
  • $65,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports (Praver/Shapiro)
  • ML service: 4.113

Kirk Nieuwenhuis of
1 year/$0.9M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.9M (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.514M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year/$525,415 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 5/27/15 after being DFA by NY Mets 5/19/15
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 6/13/15 after being DFA by LA Angels 6/10/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 6/15/15
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/6/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from NY Mets 12/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$498,124 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • drafted by NY Mets 2008 (3-100) (Azusa Pacific)
  • $0.36M signing bonus
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 3.112

Travis Shaw 3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Boston 12/6/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • drafted by Boston 2011 (9-292) (Kent State)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 1.088

Jimmy Nelson rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5223M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 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: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 2.107

Taylor Jungmann rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5185M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 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: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 1.000

Michael Blazek rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5142M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 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)
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 2.067

Domingo Santana rf
1 year (2017

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5138M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 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
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 1.079

Corey Knebel rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.513M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 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)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 1.151

Jonathan Villar 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5129M (2016)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 11/19/15
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.513M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5038M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/10 (Oswalt deal)
  • signed by Philadelphia 5/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.105M signing bonus
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 2.113

Yadiel Rivera ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5086M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 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: 0.093

Keon Broxton of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/21/15
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Pittsburgh 12/17/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Arizona 3/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/19/12
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 10/4/13
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (3-95) (Santa Fe CC, Fla.)
  • $0.358M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.137

Jett Bandy c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/16
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from LA Angels 12/13/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 11/20/14
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
  • drafted by LA Angels 2011 (31-945) (Arizona)
  • ML service: 1.000

Jesus Aguilar 1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 2/2/17 after being DFA by Cleveland 1/25/17
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5076M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/6/14
  • signed by Cleveland 2007 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.082

Orlando Arcia ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • signed by Milwaukee 10/10 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $95,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.062

Jacob Barnes rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2011 (14-431) (Florida Gulf Coast)
  • ML service: 0.123

Lewis Brinson of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 8/1/16
  • drafted by Texas 2012 (1-29) (Coral Springs HS, Fla.)
  • $1.625M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: SFX
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan Cordell of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 9/5/16 (player to be named later in 8/1/16 Lucroy deal)
  • drafted by Texas 2013 (11-340) (Liberty)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Cravy rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5106M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/1/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2009 (17-526) (Napa Valley CC)
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 0.146

Zach Davies rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/1/15
  • 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: 1.020

Junior Guerra rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 10/28/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 6/7/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Chicago White Sox 10/7/15
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 10/17/07 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Mets 6/19/09
  • released by Atlanta 3/31/07
  • signed by Atlanta 10/01 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.005

Josh Hader lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 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.)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Adrian Houser rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/22/15
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 7/30/15
  • drafted by Houston 2011 (2-69) (Locust Grove HS, Okla.)
  • $0.5301M signing bonus
  • agent: Players Edge
  • ML service: 0.013

Jorge Lopez rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/22/15
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2011 (2-70) (Academia de Milagrosa, Cayey, P.R.)
  • $0.69M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.013

Damien Magnifico rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (5-185) (Oklahoma)
  • $0.285M signing bonus ($0.2099M slot)
  • ML service: 0.031

Jhan Marinez rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/1/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/24/16
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade 5/13/16 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 5/8/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • released by Detroit 5/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A 9/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/11
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Miami 9/28/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Miami 7/15/10
  • signed by Florida 2006 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 1.095

Hernan Perez 3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/16/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 4/28/16
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/15
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Detroit 6/2/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/6/15
  • 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
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 2.079

Brett Phillips of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 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)
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Manny Pina c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Detroit 12/15 (player to be named later in Francisco Rodriguez deal)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 8/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/12/13 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Seattle 6/11/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 11/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$480,425 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/09
    • signed by Kansas City 2/10
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Texas 9/3/09
  • signed by Texas as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: L. Warner Companies
  • ML service: 1.046

Michael Reed rf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/22/15
  • drafted by Houston 2011 (5-161) (Leander HS, Texas)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.029

Andrew Susac c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from San Francisco 8/1/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/26/14
  • drafted by San Francisco 2011 (2-86) (Oregon State)
  • $1.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 1.092

Brent Suter lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 8/19/16
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2012 (31-965) (Harvard)
  • ML service: 0.045

Taylor Williams rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2013 (4-122) (Kent State)
  • $0.4M signing bonus ($0.417M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor-league contracts

Yhonathan Barrios rhp

1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5092M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Pittsburgh 7/23/15
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 9/22/15
  • signed by Pittsburgh 7/5/09 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • ML service: 1.013

Javier Betancourt 2b-ss
2016

  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Detroit 11/18/15
  • signed by Detroit 8/18/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Phil Bickford rhp
2016

  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from San Francisco 8/1/16
  • drafted by San Francisco 2015 (1-18) (JC of Southern Nevada)
  • $2.3338M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Hiram Burgos rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/14/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/10/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 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
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.086

Trent Clark of
2016

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2015 (1-15) (Richland Hills, North Richland Hill, Texas)
  • $2.7M signing bonus ($2.6927 slot)
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service:

Clint Coulter of
2016

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

Cody Decker c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/7/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/4/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Kansas City 4/20/16
    • released by Colorado 5/15/16
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 6/15/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by San Diego 9/14/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 11/4/15
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (22-659) (UCLA)
  • ML service: 0.021

Ivan DeJesus Jr. ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/12/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.517M (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 6/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/13 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Baltimore 8/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4805M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 8/25/12
    • DFA by Boston 11/20/12, sent outright to Triple-A 11/26/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Boston 12/26/12 
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/18/09
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2005 (2-51) (P.R. Baseball Academy, Guaynabo, PR)
  • $0.675M signing bonus
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 2.099

Isan Diaz ss
2016

  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Arizona 1/30/16
  • drafted by Arizona 2014 (2s-70) (Springfield HS, Mass.)
  • $0.75M signing bonus ($0.8211M slot)
  • ML service:

Jacob Gatewood ss
2016

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

Gilbert Lara ss
2016

  • 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
2016

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

Nick Noonan 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/14/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/17/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/10/16
    • DFA by San Diego 9/21/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/28/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Yankees 7/20/15
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 8/6/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/1/15
    • refused assignment, elected free agency 10/15/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/25/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/20/12
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/13
  • drafted by San Francisco 2007 (1s-32) (Parker HS, San Diego)
  • signed 6/14/07, $915,750 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 0.162

Andy Oliver lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/16/16 (minor-league contract with 6/15/17 opt-out clause if not on Major League roster)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/11/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • selected by Philadelphia from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • signed by Philadelphia 3/15
    • elected free agency after being sent outright to Triple-A 4/4/15
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 4/17/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Tampa Bay 7/3/15
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 7/16/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/22/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Detroit 12/5/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 6/25/10
  • drafted by Detroit 2009 (2-58) (Oklahoma State)
  • $1.495M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.034

Cody Ponce rhp
2016

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2015 (2-55) (Cal Poly Pomona)
  • $1.108M signing bonus (slot)
  • ML service:

Corey Ray of
2016

  • drafted by Milwaukee 2016 (1-5) (Louisville)
  • $4.125M signing bonus ($4.3822M slot)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service:

Rob Scahill rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • DFA by Milwaukee 1/31/17, sent outright to Triple-A 2/6/17
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 7/12/16 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 7/3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/11/14 after being DFA by Colorado 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/6/12
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (8-241) (Bradley)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • agent: Marc Kligman
  • ML service: 2.066

Eric Sogard 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/15/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 350, 400 plate appearances
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/6/16
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/23/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.425M-$0.9M)
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/14/10
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 1/16/10
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (2-81) (Arizona State)
  • signed 6/27/07, $0.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 5.064

Tyrone Taylor of
2016

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

Devin Williams rhp
2016

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