Pittsburgh Pirates

Service time in years & days (through 2014 season).
     
A group led by Kevin McClatchy bought the Pirates for $92M in 1996. The family of chairman of the board Robert Nutting secured controlling interest in the franchise in January, 2007.

Forbes magazine valued the club at $572M in March, 2014.

Bloomberg valued the franchise at $610M in October, 2013.

  • Opening Day payrolls
    (Major League contracts plus pro-rated signing bonuses)
    :

    • 2014: $ 71,929,333
    • 2013: $ 66,805,000
    • 2012: $ 51,932,333
    • 2011: $ 42,047,000
    • 2010: $ 39,068,000
    • 2009: $ 48,693,000
    • 2008: $ 48,689,783
    • 2007: $ 38,537,823
    • 2006: $ 46,717,750
    • 2005: $ 38,133,000
    • 2004: $ 32,227,929
    • 2003: $ 54,812,429
    • 2002: $ 42,323,599
    • 2001: $ 57,760,833
    • 2000: $ 29,600,000

Frank Coonelly President
2007 -

  • hired 9/2007
  • formerly MLB Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Labor Relations

Neal Huntington General Manager
3 years (2015-17), plus 2018 club option

  • 3 years (2015-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 4/5/14
  • 3 years (2012-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 9/11/11
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh during 2009-10 off-season
  • 3 years (2008-10)
    • hired 9/25/07, replacing Dave Littlefield & interim GM Brian Graham
  • Cleveland, 1998-2007
    • Special Assistant to GM (2005-07), Assistant GM (2002-04), Director, Player Development (1999-2001), Assistant Director, Minor League Operations (1998)
  • Montreal, 1995-97 (Assistant Director, Player Development & Scouting)
  • Vice President & General Counsel Bryan Stroh
  • Special Assistant to the GM Doug Strange
  • Assistant GM Greg Smith
  • Assistant GM Kyle Stark
  • Director of Player Personnel Tyrone Brooks
  • Director of Amateur Scouting Joe DelliCarri
  • Director of Minor League Operations Larry Broadway
  • Director of Baseball Operations Kevan Graves

Clint Hurdle Manager
3 years (2015-17), plus 2018 club option

  • 3 years (2015-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 4/5/14
  • 1 year (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 2/19/13
  • 3 years (2011-13)
    • hired by Pittsburgh 11/15/10, replacing John Russell
  • Texas Rangers
    • hitting coach, 2010
  • Colorado Rockies
    • manager, 2002-09
    • hitting coach, 1997-2002
  • former manager John Russell
    • 2 years/$1.6M (2008-09), plus 2010, 2011 club options
      • hired by Pittsburgh 11/5/07
      • Pittsburgh exercised 2010 club option 2/21/09
      • Pittsburgh exercised 2011 club option during 2009-10 off-season
      • fired by Pittsburgh 10/4/10

Francisco Liriano lhp
3 years/$39M (2015-17)

  • 3 years/$39M (2015-17)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/15/14
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 15:$11M, 16:$13M, 17:$13M
    • award bonuses: $0.35M for Cy Young ($0.15M for second place in vote, $0.1M for third). $50,000 for All-Star. $25,000 each for LDS, LCS, WS MVP
  • 1 year/$1M (2013), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/8/13
    • 13:$1M, 14:$8M club option
    • may earn additional $3.75M in 2013 roster bonuses based on days not spent on disabled list with injury to humerus bone of non-throwing right arm
    • 2014 option guaranteed at $8M with 150 days not spent on disabled list in 2013 with the right arm injury, $6M with 120 days not spent on disabled list with the right arm injury, $5M with 90 days not spent on disabled list with the right arm injury
    • if 2014 option vests at $5M or $6M, Liriano may earn performance bonuses up to $8M based on games started 
    • 2014 option vested at $6M
    • Pittsburgh made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 1 year/$5.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Minnesota 7/29/12
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/5/11 (avoided arbitration, $5M-$3.6M)
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2008)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2007)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/05
  • signed 2000 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Greg Genske
  • ML service: 8.104

Andrew McCutchen cf
6 years/$51.5M (2012-17), plus 2018 option

  • 6 years/$51.5M (2012-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 3/6/12
    • $1.25M signing bonus (paid within 30 days of MLB approval)
    • 12:$0.5M, 13:$4.5M, 14:$7.25M, 15:$10M, 16:$13M, 17:$14M, 18:$14.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for WS MVP, Gold Glove, All-Star selection. $0.125M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000-3rd)
  • 1 year/$0.4525M (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4225M (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/3/09
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2005 (1-11) (Fort Meade HS, Milton, Fla)
  • $1.9M signing bonus
  • agent: Steve Hammond
  • ML service: 5.123

A.J. Burnett rhp
1 year/$8.5M (2015)

  • 1 year/$8.5M (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/14/14
  • 2 years/$22.5M (2014-15)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/16/14
    • $7.5M signing bonus ($1M on 12/15/14, $2.75M on 1/15/15, $3.75M on 6/30/15)
    • 14:$7.5M, 15:$15M mutual option ($1M buyout) or $7.5M player option
    • buyout paid if Burnett has fewer than 30 starts in 2014 & one side declines
    • 2015 player option increases to $8.5M with 24 GS in 2014, $10M with 27 GS, $11.75M with 30 GS, $12.75M with 32 GS
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 24, 27 GS. $0.75M for 30 GS
    • limited no-trade protection (may block trades to 20 clubs, including all except Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Kansas City, NY Mets, NY Yankees, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Washington)
    • Philadelphia, Burnett declined $15M mutual option 11/1/14
    • Burnett declined $12.75M player option for 2015 11/3/14
  • 5 years/$82.5M (2009-13)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/12/08
    • 09-13:$16.5M annually
    • limited no-trade clause (Burnett may block deals to 10 clubs/year)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 2/17/12 (Pirates pay $5M of 2012 salary and $8M of 2013 salary)
  • 5 years/$55M (2006-10)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/05
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 06:$1M, 07:$12M, 08:$12M, 09:$12M, 10:$12M
    • Burnett may opt out of the contract after 2008
    • limited no-trade clause (may block deals to 15 clubs)
    • deal includes 8 round-trip limousine trips per season between Toronto & Burnett’s Maryland home for his wife
    • opted out of contract, filed for free agency 11/13/08
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2005)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/05 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 190, 200, 210 IP
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2004)
    • re-signed by Florida 12/03 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2003)
    • lost arbitration with Florida 2/03 ($3.075M-$2.5M)
  • 1 year/$0.3675M (2002)
  • acquired by Florida in trade from NY Mets 2/6/98
  • drafted by NY Mets 1995 (8-217) (Central Arkansas Christian HS, North Little Rock)
  • agent: Darek Braunecker & Mark Rodgers
  • ML service: 15.038

Charlie Morton rhp
3 years/$21M (2014-16), plus 2017 option

  • 3 years/$21M (2014-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 12/11/13
    • 14:$4M, 15:$8M, 16:$8M, 17:$9.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • if traded, 2017 becomes mutual option (Morton forfeits buyout if he declines)
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$2M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.445M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.441M (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4225M (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 6/3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased 11/20/07
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • drafted 2002 (3-95)
  • $0.415M signing bonus
  • agent: Andrew Lowenthal, Jet Sports
  • ML service: 6.010

Neil Walker 2b
1 year/$5.75M (2014)

  • 1 year/$5.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/31/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$3M)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.437M (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/09
  • drafted 2004 (1-11) (Pine Richland HS, Pa.)
  • $1.95M signing bonus
  • agents: Hendricks Sports (previously Diamond Talent)
  • ML service: 4.166

Pedro Alvarez 3b
1 year/$4.25M (2014)

  • 1 year/$4.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$6.355M (2009-12), plus 2013-14 club options
    • originally signed minor-league contract with $6M signing bonus 8/15/08 (arbitrator to review signing after players’ union filed grievance arguing Alvarez did not agree to deal before 8/15 deadline)
    • signed re-worked Major League contract 9/24/08, with union agreeing to drop grievance & MLB agreeing to notify union of any deadline extensions in the future
    • $6M signing bonus paid over 4 years
    • 09:$0.4M, 10:$0.5M, 11:$0.55M, 12:$0.7M, 13:$0.7M club option, 14:$0.7M club option
    • annual salary of $88,750 in minor leagues
    • Alvarez may void 2013 or 2014 option if otherwise eligible for arbitration
    • if Alvarez is not in the majors by 2013, club may exercise options for split contracts for 2013-14 at $0.7M annually ($0.5M in minors)
    • Pittsburgh exercised 2013 option 10/31/12 
    • Alvarez to opt out of deal and enter arbitration for 2014
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2008 (1-2) (Vanderbilt)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 4.085

Mark Melancon rhp
1 year/$2.595M (2014)

  • 1 year/$2.595M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.521M (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • award bonuses, including $10,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.521M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Boston 12/26/12
  • 1 year/$0.421M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/11
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Houston 12/14/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
    • acquired by Houston in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Yankees 4/25/09
  • drafted 2006 (9-284) (Arizona)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity
  • ML service: 4.098

Corey Hart 1b-rf
1 year/$2.5M (2015)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/19/14
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 350, 375, 400, 425 plate appearances. $0.3M each 450, 475, 500, 525, 550 PAs
  • 1 year/$6M (2014)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/11/13
    • may earn additional $4.65M in performance bonuses based on plate appearances up to 650
    • DFA by Seattle 9/28/14 (refused assignment 10/7/14)
  • 3 years/$26.5M (2011-13)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 8/2/10
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 11:$6.5M, 12:$9M, 13:$10M
    • limited no-trade clause (may block deals to 15 clubs)
  • 1 year/$4.8M (2010)
    • won arbitration with Milwaukee 2/12/10 ($4.8M-$4.15M)
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/17/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.8M-$2.7M)
  • 1 year/$0.444M (2008)
    • renewed by Milwaukee 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2007)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.3295M (2006)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/05
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2000 (11-321)
  • agent: CAA Sports (Jeff Berry)
  • ML service: 9.038

Antonio Bastardo lhp
1 year/$2M (2014)

  • 1 year/$2M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/21/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.5M-$1.675M)
    • performance bonuses
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Philadelphia 12/10/14
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation)
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2010)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 6/2/09
  • signed 2005 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 5.054

Sean Rodriguez 2b-3b
1 year/$1.475M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.475M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 300 plate appearances
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 12/1/14 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 11/26/14
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 12/4/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4928M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4286M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year/$0.4055M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/23/09
    • award bonuses: $25,000 for All Star
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from LA Angels 9/1/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 11/2/07
  • drafted by LA Angels 2003 (3-90) (Braddock HS, Miami)
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • ML service: 5.133

Travis Snider lf-rf
1 year/$1.2M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.2M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Toronto 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.4358M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4058M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4014M (2009)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/23/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased 8/28/08
  • drafted 2006 (1-14) (Jackson HS, Everett, WA)
  • $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Joe Urbon)
  • ML service: 4.091

Chris Stewart c
1 year/$1M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 12/3/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5151M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from San Francisco 4/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 5/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 9/1/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2009 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago White Sox 3/22/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • released by Texas 3/27/08
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 4/08 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/28/08
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/30/08
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago White Sox 1/07
    • signed by Texas 2/07
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/05
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/06
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2001 (12-373) (Riverside CC, Calif.)
  • agent: Jim Kuzmich
  • ML service: 4.091

Starling Marte lf
6 years/$31M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 6 years/$31M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 3/27/14, replacing 1-year, $516,000 contract signed 3/6/14
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 14:$0.5M, 15:$1M, 16:$3M, 17:$5M, 18:$7.5M, 19:$10M, 20:$11.5M club option ($2M buyout), 21:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • option prices increase by $0.5M each for top-five finish in 2014-19 MVP votes, with maximum increase of $1M
    • 2021 option price increases by $0.5M for top-five finish in 2020 MVP vote
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • signed 2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.070

Radhames Liz rhp
1 year/$1M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/12/14
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/1/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 2011-13: LG of Korea (signed 1/8/11)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • released by San Diego 1/4/11
  • 1 year/$0.4225M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4025M (2009)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09 (split contract, $147,644 in minors)
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers from Baltimore 11/25/09
  • signed by Baltimore 2/15/03 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.135

Francisco Cervelli c
1 year/$0.7M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 11/12/14
  • 1 year/$515,350 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation stemming from Biogenesis case)
  • 1 year/$0.5137M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year/$0.4557M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4108M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year/$400,700 (2009)
    • re-signed by Yankees 3/3/09 (split contract, $65,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/07
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/4/08
  • signed by NY Yankees 2003 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 4.146

Vance Worley rhp
1 year/$0.5275M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5275M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 3/21/14 
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Minnesota 3/25/14 
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/15/14
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Philadelphia 12/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 7/21/10
  • drafted 2008 (3-102) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 6/08, $0.355M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.139

Tony Watson lhp
1 year/$0.5185M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5185M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.5055M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.484M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2007 (9-278) (Nebraska)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.101

Pedro Floriman Jr. ss
1 year/$0.5175M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
    • claimed by Washington off waivers from Minnesota 9/18/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Washington 11/20/14
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Baltimore 12/5/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 12/12/11
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 8/15/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 11/18/09
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • signed by Baltimore 6/04 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.139

Jordy Mercer ss
1 year/$0.5155M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5155M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2008 (3-79) (Oklahoma State)
  • signed 6/08, $0.508M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.095

Josh Harrison 3b-ss
1 year/$0.513M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.513M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.484M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 5/30/11
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/30/09
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2008 (6-191) (University of Cincinnati)
  • $0.1445M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.033

Jeff Locke lhp
1 year/$0.513M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.513M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.4975M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 6/3/09
  • drafted by Atlanta 2006 (2-51) (Kennett HS, Conway, NH)
  • $0.675M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.020

Gerrit Cole rhp
1 year/$0.5125M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/11/13
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (1-1) (UCLA)
  • $8M signing bonus (up to $9M if he reaches majors by 2013)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 1.111

Tony Sanchez c
1 year/$0.507M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.507M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2009 (1-4) (Boston College)
  • $2.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Mike Zimmerman, ACES
  • ML service: 0.142

Stolmy Pimentel rhp
1 year/$0.5055M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5055M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Boston 12/26/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/19/10
  • signed by Boston as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic 7/06
  • ML service: 1.030

Brandon Cumpton rhp
1 year/$0.507M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.507M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/15/13
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2010 (9-267) (Georgia Tech)
  • $0.1245M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.127

Jaff Decker of
1  year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/20/12
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13 
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by San Diego 11/20/13
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (1s-42) (Sunrise Mountain HS, Peoria, Ari.)
  • ML service: 0.032

Jake Elmore 2b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/5/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Cincinnati 11/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.5055M (2014)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 2/27/14 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 2/26/14
    • signed by Oakland 3/14
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 8/2/14 after being DFA by Oakland 7/31/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Houston 11/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/11/12
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Arizona 11/1/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (34-1,038) (Arizona State)
  • ML service: 1.089

Alen Hanson ss
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh11/20/13
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • signed 2009 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

John Holdzkom rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 6/23/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/31/14
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/5/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 6/21/12
  • released by NY Mets 3/24/11
  • drafted by NY Mets 2006 (4-124) (Salt Lake CC)
  • $0.21M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.028

Jared Hughes rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.5045M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/6/11
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2006 (4-110) (Long Beach State)
  • $0.305M signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.162

Bobby LaFromboise lhp
1  year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 4/2/14 after being DFA by Seattle 3/27/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 8/24/14 after being DFA by San Diego 8/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/16/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2008 (8-252) (New Mexico)
  • $70,000 signing bonus 
  • ML service: 0.070

Andrew Lambo of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/13/13
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/10 (Octavio Dotel deal)
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2007 (4-146) (Newbury Park HS, Calif.)
  • ML service: 0.079

Gregory Polanco cf
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • signed by Pittsburgh 2009 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.103

Casey Sadler rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2010 (25-747) (Western Oklahoma JC)
  • ML service: 0.050

Rob Scahill rhp
2015

  • 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: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 0.147

Justin Sellers 2b-3b
1 year/$0.504M (2014)

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

 

Minor leagues

Stetson Allie 1b-3b
2014

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2010 (2-52) (St. Edward HS, Lakewood, Ohio)
  • $2.25M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Robert Andino inf
1 year (2014)

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

John Axford rhp
1 year/$4.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$4.5M (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/16/13
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M for 38 games finished. $0.3M each for 43, 48, 53, 58, 63 GF
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Cleveland 8/14/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 10/25/14
  • 1 year/$5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Milwaukee 8/30/13 
    • non-tendered by St. Louis 12/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2012)
    • renewed by Milwaukee 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/23/10
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • signed by NY Yankees 2007 as an amateur free agent
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2005 (42-1,259) (Notre Dame) (did not sign)
  • agent: Dan Horwits
  • ML service: 4.170

Barrett Barnes of
2014

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2012 (1s-45) (Texas Tech)
  • $1M signing bonus ($1.1364M slot)
  • agent: Rob Martin, ICON Sports
  • ML service:

Josh Bell of
2014

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (2-61) (Dallas Jesuit HS)
  • $5M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Keon Broxton of
1 year (2014)

  • 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: 0.000 (through 2013)

Blake Davis ss-3b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/27/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/13/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore for 2012 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 6/18/11
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/6/11, sent outright to Triple-A 9/8/11
  • drafted by Baltimore 2006 (4-115) (Cal-State Fullerton)
  • $0.2825M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.081 (through 2013)

Tyler Glasnow rhp
2014

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (5-152) (Hart HS, Santa Clarita, Calif.)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Jeanmar Gomez rhp
1 year/$0.5145M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5145M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 10/25/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 1/9/13 after being DFA by Cleveland 1/2/13
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year/$0.4827M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • signed by Cleveland 2005 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: SPS Sports Group
  • ML service: 3.063

Luis Heredia rhp
2014

  • signed 8/2010 from Veracruz of Mexican League
  • $2.6M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Gorkys Hernandez of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/1/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by KC as a free agent 11/18/13 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Kansas City 4/10/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/13
    • DFA by Miami 3/31/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/13 
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Miami 7/23/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 6/3/09
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Detroit 10/29/07
  • signed 2005 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 0.111

Clay Holmes rhp
2014

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (9-272) (Slocumb HS, Ala.)
  • $1.2M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Connor Joe of
2014

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2014 (1s-39) (San Diego)
  • $1.25M signing bonus ($1.4576M slot)
  • ML service:

Nick Kingham rhp
2014

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2010 (4-117) (Sierra Vista HS, Las Vegas)
  • $0.485M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Josh Kinney rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/18/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • split contract paying $0.2M in minors 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 6/28/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 7/1/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by White Sox as a free agent 1/9/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 8/19/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/14/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/08
  • 1 year/$0.382M (2007)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 6/06
  • signed 2001 as amateur free agent (Frontier League)
  • agent: Alan Nero
  • ML service: 4.004 (through 2013)

Brad Lincoln rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5123M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 4/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Toronto 12/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.4145M (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2006 (1-4) (Houston)
  • $2.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Peter Vescovo
  • ML service: 2.048

Reese McGuire c
2014

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2013 (1-14) (Kentwood HS, Covington, Wash.)
  • signed 6/18/13, $2.369M signing bonus ($2.5698M slot)
  • ML service:

Kyle McPherson rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 11/25/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2007 (14-428) (University of Mobile)
  • $30,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.070 (through 2013)

Austin Meadows cf
2014

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2013 (1-9) (Grayson HS, Loganville, Ga.)
  • $3.0296M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Brent Morel 3b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 2/24/14 after being DFA by Toronto 2/21/14
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/20/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Chicago White Sox 12/23/13
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 9/3/10
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2008 (3-86) (Cal Poly)
  • signed 6/08, $0.44M signing bonus
  • agent: Adam Karon
  • ML service: 2.049

Wirfin Obispo rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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 (through 2013)

Andy Oliver lhp
1 year/$0.501M (2014)

  • 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 2009 (2-58) (Oklahoma State)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • $1.495M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.034 (through 2013)

Harold Ramirez rhp
2014

  • signed 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • $1.05M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Clayton Richard lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/3/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 8/1/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$5.24M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/16/13 (avoided arbitration, $5.55M-$4.905M)
    • refused outright assignment, elected free agency 10/28/13
  • 1 year/$2.705M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/23/12 (avoided arbitration, $3.1M-$2.35M)
  • 1 year/$0.4688M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4237M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/24/09
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/31/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by White Sox 7/21/08
  • drafted by White Sox 2005 (8-245) (Michigan)
  • $78,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 5.070

Angel Sanchez rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Miami 11/20/13 
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14 
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from Miami 6/13/14 
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 7/2/14 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 6/30/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Chicago White Sox 7/31/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 12/8/14
  • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 7/6/13
  • signed by LA Dodgers 7/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Omir Santos c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/7/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/5/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/9/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 7/14/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 5/30/12
    • DFA by Detroit 6/6/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/12
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 6/13/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 4/19/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 10/31/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Mets 11/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by NY Mets for 2009 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Mets 4/18/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/07 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 9/5/08
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/20/08
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2001 (21-635) (East Central JC, Mo.)
  • ML service: 1.091 (through 2013)

Daniel Schlerethlhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/19/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/3/12
    • non-tendered by Detroit 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 5/29/09
    • acquired by Detroit in 3-way trade from Arizona 12/9/09
  • drafted by Arizona 2008 (1-26) (Arizona)
  • signed 7/17/08, $1.33M signing bonus
  • agent: Mark Pieper
  • ML service: 2.111 (through 2013)

Josh Stinson rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 10/22/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 5/2/14 
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/9/14 
    • DFA by Baltimore 6/17/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/21/14
    • refused assignment by Baltimore 10/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from Milwaukee 3/29/13 
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 4/4/13 after being DFA by Oakland 4/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/12
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from NY Mets 4/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/19/10
  • drafted by NY Mets 2006 (37-1,114) (Northwood HS, Shreveport, La.)
  • ML service: 0.090 (through 2013)

Jose Tabata rf
6 years/$15M (2011-16), plus 2017-19 club options

  • 6 years/$15M (2011-16), plus 2017-19 club options
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 8/21/11, replacing 1 year/$0.428M deal signed 3/11
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 11:$0.5M, 12:$0.75M, 13:$1M, 14:$3M, 15:$4M, 16:$4.5M, 17:$6.5M club option, 18:$7.5M club option, 19:$8.5M club option ($0.25M buyout for any of the three options)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 6/24/14
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/25/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 10/3/14, sent outright to Triple-A 10/9/14
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased 11/20/08
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Yankees 7/25/08
  • signed 2005 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.55M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.031

Jameson Taillon rhp
2014

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2010 (1-2) (The Woodlands HS, Texas)
  • $6.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service:

Cole Tucker ss
2014

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2014 (1-24) (Mountain Pointe HS, Calif.)
  • $1.8M signing bonus ($1.9255M slot)
  • ML service:

Josh Wall rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from LA Angels 5/22/14
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/31/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/5/14
  • 1 year/$0.4905M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
    • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 7/6/13 
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers from Miami 10/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/18/11
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2005 (2-74) (Central Private HS, Walker, La.)
  • $0.48M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.059 (through 2013)

 

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