Pittsburgh Pirates

Service time in years & days (through 2015 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 $975M in March, 2016.

PIRATES PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2016 $ 99,945,500 $ ( )
2015 $ 90,053,000 $ 95,889,960 (24)
2014 $ 71,929,333 $ 78,379,602 (27)
2013 $ 66,805,000 $ 74,608,266 (25)
2012 $ 51,932,333 $ 61,300,313 (29)
2011 $ 42,047,000 $ 51,784,810 (27)
2010 $ 39,068,000 $ 44,146,967 (29)
2009 $ 48,693,000 $ 47,991,132 (28)
2008 $ 48,689,783 $ 50,764,410 (29)
2007 $ 38,537,823 $ 51,360,907 (27)
2006 $ 46,717,750 $ 43,443,685 (28)
2005 $ 38,133,000 $ 30,139,200 (29)
2004 $ 32,227,929 $ 32,507,271 (28)
2003 $ 54,812,429 $ 62,314,723 (21)
2002 $ 42,323,599 $ 46,059,984 (24)
2001 $ 57,760,833 $ 46,661,290 (22)
2000 $ 29,600,000 $ 33,630,256 (25)
  • 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.

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
  • Assistant GM Kevan Graves
  • Director of Player Personnel Tyrone Brooks
  • Director of Amateur Scouting Joe DelliCarri
  • Director of Minor League Operations Larry Broadway

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

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: 6.123

Antonio Bastardo lhp
2 years/$12M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$12M (2016-17)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/22/16
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 16:$5.25M, 17:$6.5M
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Mets 8/1/16 with $8,278,690 remaining on contract (Mets to pay Pirates an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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 by Philadelphia 2/05 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 6.054

Josh Harrison 3b
4 years/$27.3M (2015-18), plus 2019-20 options

  • 4 years/$27.3M (2015-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 4/8/15, expanding one-year deal for $2.8M signed 1/16/15, avoiding arbitration
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 15:$2.8M, 16:$5M, 17:$7.5M, 18:$10M, 19:$10.5M club option ($1M buyout), 20:$11.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • options may increase by $1M each based on finish in MVP vote
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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
  • agent: MSM Sports
  • ML service: 4.033

Ivan Nova rhp
1 year/$4.1M (2016)

  • 1 year/$4.1M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/28/16 (avoided arbitration, $4.6M-$3.8M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 140, 160, 180, 200 innings
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 8/1/16 with $1,389,071 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/14/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5756M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.5272M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year/$0.4329M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • selected by San Diego from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/11/08
    • signed by San Diego 2/27/09
    • returned by San Diego to NYY Yankees 3/29/09
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 5.024

John Jaso 1b
2 years/$8M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$8M (2016-17)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/23/15
    • 16:$4M, 17:$4M
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3.175M (2015)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Oakland 1/10/15
    • signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 90 starts at catcher, 450 plate appearances 
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2013)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Seattle 1/16/13
    • signed by Oakland 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4952M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year/$0.4272M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/28/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/07
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2003 (12-338) (Southwestern CC)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.032

Neftali Feliz rhp
1 year/$3.9M (2016)

  • 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: 5.151

Francisco Cervelli c
1 year/$3.5M (2016)
3 years/$31M (2017-19)

  • 3 years/$31M (2017-19)
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 5/17/16
    • 17:$9M, 18:$10.5M, 19:$11.5M
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.9875M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 5.146

Tony Watson lhp
1 year/$3.45M (2016)

  • 1 year/$3.45M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 4.101

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 $0.5M for top-5 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 by Pittsburgh 1/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 3.070

Jeff Locke lhp
1 year/$3.025M (2016)

  • 1 year/$3.025M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/14/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.531M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 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
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 3.020

David Freese 3b
1 year/$3M (2016)
2 years/$11M (2017-18), plus 2019 option

  • 2 years/$11M (2017-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 8/22/16
    • 17:$6.25M, 18:$4.25M, 19:$6M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $1M annually based on plate appearances
  • 1 year/$3M (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 3/11/16
  • 1 year/$6.425M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/28/15 (avoided arbitration, $7.6M-$5.25M)
  • 1 year/$5.05M (2014)
    • signed by LA Angels 1/31/14 (avoided arbitration, $6M-$4.1M)
  • 1 year/$3.15M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/8/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.75M-$2.4M)
    • acquired by LA Angles in trade from St. Louis 11/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.508M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/22/12 (split contract, $0.2496M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 4/5/09
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from San Diego 12/15/07
  • drafted by San Diego 2006 (9-273) (South Alabama)
  • $6,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 6.028

Juan Nicasio rhp
1 year/$3M (2016)

  • 1 year/$3M (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/10/15
    • placed on restricted list 6/18/16 (personal reasons)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$2.025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 11/24/14 after being DFA by Colorado 11/20/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • signed by Colorado 8/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: El Juego Sports
  • ML service: 4.084

Jung-ho Kang ss
4 years/$11M (2015-18), plus 2019 option

  • 4 years/$11M (2015-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent from South Korea 1/16/15
    • 15:$2.5M, 16:$2.5M, 17:$2.75M, 18:$3M, 19:$5.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $75,000 for 475 plate appearances. $0.1M each for 500, 525, 550 PAs. $0.175M for 575 PAs. $0.2M for 600 PA.
    • perks: Up to $50,000 a year for four round-trip business class flights to South Korea for Kang and family. Up to $5,000 annually in shipping expenses. Interpreter with annual salary up to $60,000. English-language instruction.
    • to be released at contract’s end, becoming a free agent
  • agent: Alan Nero, Octagon
  • ML service: 1.000

Sean Rodriguez 2b-3b
1 year/$2.5M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/18/15
    • performance bonuses:
      • $50,000 each for 100, 110, 120, 130, 140 games
      • $50,000 each for 250, 300, 350, 400, 450 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 6.133

Jared Hughes rhp
1 year/$2.175M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.175M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 3.162

Drew Hutchison rhp
1 year/$2.2M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Toronto 8/1/16
  • 1 year/$0.5201M (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5032M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4932M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 4/20/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (15-460) (Lakeland HS, Fla.)
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 3.128

Jordy Mercer ss
1 year/$2.075M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.075M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.538M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 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
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 3.095

Ryan Vogelsong rhp
1 year/$2M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2M (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/21/15
    • may earn additional $3.1M in performance bonuses:
      • $0.3M based on games started: $0.1M each for 10, 12, 14 GS
      • $2.8M based on point system (3 points per GS, 2 points per relief appearance of 2 innings or more, 2 points per game finished, and 1 point per relief appearance of less than 2 innings): $0.15M each for 48, 52 points. $0.2M each for 56, 60 points. $0.225M each for 64, 68 points. $0.25M each for 72, 76, 80, 84 points. $0.275M each for 88, 90 points
  • 1 year/$4M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/23/15
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$5M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/1/13
    • performance bonuses
  • 2 years (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with San Francisco 1/12/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • 12:$3M, 13:$5M, 14:$6.5M club option ($0.3M buyout)
    • performance bonuses in 2012-13: $50,000 each for 180, 185, 190 IP. $75,000 for 195, 200 IP
    • San Francisco declined 2014 option 11/3/13
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/14/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 4/17/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/13/10 (minor-league deal)
    • signed by LA Angels 7/27/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 2009: Orix Buffaloes of Japan
  • 2007-08: Hanshin Tigers of Japan
  • 1 year/$0.555M (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A after being DFA 6/06
    • $0.2M in performance bonuses: $25,000 for 10 GS. $30,000 each for 15, 20 GS. $40,000 for 25 GS. $25,000 each for 45, 55, 65 g
  • 1 year/$0.332M (2005)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/05
  • 1 year/$0.3115M (2004)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/03
  • 1 year/$0.2125M (2002)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/02
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from San Francisco 7/01
  • drafted by San Francisco 1998 (5-158) (Kutztown University)
  • agent: Dave Meier
  • ML service: 9.020

Chris Stewart c
2 years/$3M (2016-17), plus 2018 option

  • 2 years/$3M (2016-17), plus 2018 club option

    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 1/19/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • 16:$1.35M, 17:$1.4M, 18:$1.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
  • 1 year/$1.225M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 5.091

Matt Joyce of
1 year/$1M (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/18/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 3/29/16
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels 2/9/15 (avoided arbitration, $5.2M-$4.2M)
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Tampa Bay 12/16/14
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4995M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4265M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4104M (2009)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 12/10/08
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 5/5/08
  • drafted by Detroit 2005 (12-360) (Florida Southern)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.123

Eric Fryer c
1 year/$0.575M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.575M (2016)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/12/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.575M in majors)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 4/2/16
    • claimed off waivers by Pittsburgh 7/3/16 after being DFA by St. Louis 6/28/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 7/8/15
    • DFA by Minnesota 8/7/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/8/15
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/1/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/21/15
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 12/23/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/10/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/26/12
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 10/25/12 (refused assignment 10/29/12)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/25/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/23/11
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 6/30/09
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Milwaukee 2/4/09
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2007 (10-311) (Ohio State)
  • $67,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Joe Speed
  • ML service: 1.108

Gerrit Cole rhp
1 year/$0.548M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.548M (2016)
    • renewed by Pittsburgh 2/16
  • 1 year/$0.531M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All-Star (met)
  • 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: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.111

Gregory Polanco rf
1 year/$0.535M (2016)
5 years/$35M (2017-21), plus 2022-23 option

  • 5 years/$35M (2017-21), plus 2022-23 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 4/5/16
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 17:$1M, 18:$3.5M, 19:$5.5M, 20:$8M, 21:$11M, 22:$12.5M club option ($3M buyout), 23:$13.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • price of 2022-23 options may increase by $2M each with escalators based on performance
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 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
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.103

Felipe Rivero lhp
1 year/$0.5161M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5161M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Washington 7/29/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/14
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Tampa Bay 2/13/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/30/08 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: L. Warner Companies
  • ML service: 0.162

Elias Diaz c
1 year/$0.51M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.51M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • signed by Pittsburgh 11/7/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.034

Josh Bell of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (2-61) (Dallas Jesuit HS)
  • $5M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.000

Steven Brault lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 7/5/16
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Baltimore 7/5/16
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (11-339) (Regis University, Colo.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Adam Frazier ss
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/24/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2013 (6-179) (Mississippi State)
  • $0.2406M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Willy Garcia of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/14
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Minnesota 2/2/08
  • signed by Minnesota 7/2/05 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Glasnow rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (5-152) (Hart HS, Santa Clarita, Calif.)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Alen Hanson ss
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh11/20/13
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • signed by Pittsburgh 7/09 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Nick Kingham rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2010 (4-117) (Sierra Vista HS, Las Vegas)
  • $0.485M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Chad Kuhl rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/26/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2013 (9-269) (Delaware)
  • $0.145M signing bonus ($0.1452M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Kelvin Marte lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/4/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/15
  • signed by San Francisco 4/11/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Max Moroff 2b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2012 (16-496) (Trinity Prep HS, Winter Park, Fla.)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Gift Ngoepe 2b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/5/15
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • signed by Pittsburgh 9/29/08 as a free agent from South Africa
  • ML service: 0.000

Curtis Partch rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/25/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/4/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 6/26/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/3/16
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/6/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5005M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 12/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2007 (26-799) (Merced JC, Calif.)
  • signed 6/12/07
  • agent: Jesse Cook 
  • ML service: 0.130

Jason Rogers 1b
1 year/$0.5235M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5235M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Milwaukee 12/17/15
  • 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.)
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 0.163

A.J. Schugel rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • claimed off waivers by Pittsburgh 1/19/16 after being DFA by Seattle 1/12/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 2/3/16, sent outright to Triple-A 2/4/16
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 4/13/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 12/16/15 after being DFA by Arizona 12/11/15
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from LA Angels 12/13/13
  • drafted by LA Angels 2010 (25-774) (Central Arizona JC)
  • ML service: 0.040

Jameson Taillon rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2010 (1-2) (The Woodlands HS, Texas)
  • $6.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor leagues

Will Craig 3b
2016

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2016 (1-22) (Wake Forest)
  • $2.2537M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Brandon Cumpton rhp
1 year/$0.5205M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5205M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/6/15
  • 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
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 1.127

Juan Diaz ss
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/4/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago White Sox 4/11/15
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 4/14/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 11/8/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 9/1/13, sent outright to Triple-A 9/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Seattle 6/27/10
  • signed 2007 by Seattle as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.019

Ed Easley c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/1/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/3/14
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/13/14 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Arizona 2007 (1s-61) (Mississippi State)
  • $0.531M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.050

Pedro Floriman Jr. ss
1 year/$0.5215M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5215M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 4/3/16, sent outright to Triple-A 4/13/16
  • 1 year/$0.521M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 4/5/15, sent outright to Triple-A 4/11/15
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 7/22/15
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/19/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/25/15
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/2/15
  • 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
  • agent: El Juego Sports
  • ML service: 2.042

Ke’Bryan Hayes 3b
2016

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2015 (1s-32) (Concordia Lutheran HS, Tomball, Texas)
  • $1.855M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service:

Trey Haley rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/7/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 6/11/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 12/19/13, sent outright to Triple-A 12/23/13
  • drafted by Cleveland 2008 (2-76) (Central Heights HS, Nocogdoches, Texas)
  • $1.25M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 0.000

Mitch Keller rhp
2016

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2014 (2-64) (Xavier HS, Cedar Rapids, Ia.)
  • $1M signing bonus ($0.8868M slot)
  • ML service:

Guido Knudson rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • released by Pittsburgh 1/5/16
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/13/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Detroit 8/20/15
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Detroit 11/7/15
  • drafted by Detroit 2011 (28-857) (UC San Diego)
  • ML service: 0.015

Erik Kratz c
1 year/$0.85M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.85M (2016)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from San Diego 3/28/16
    • DFA by Houston 5/16/16, released 5/22/16
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 5/27/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Angels, contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/11/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/19/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/22/16
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15
    • claimed by Boston off waivers 6/21/15 after being DFA by Kansas City 6/11/15
    • DFA by Boston 6/25/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/28/15 (refused assignment 6/29/15)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/2/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 7/15/15
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 7/17/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/1/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/7/15
  • 1 year/$0.5102M (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/14
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Toronto 7/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.496M (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 12/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Philadelphia for 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/17/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh for 2010
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 9/8/10, sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/10
  • drafted by Toronto 2002 (29-866) (Eastern Mennonite U.)
  • agent: Jackson Management Group
  • ML service: 3.075

 

Kyle Lobstein lhp
1 year/$0.52M (2016)

 

  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/30/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 12/21/15 after being DFA by Detroit 12/18/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • selected by NY Mets from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from NY Mets 12/6/12 
    • signed by Detroit 2/18/13 
    • Detroit retained rights to Lobstein in trade with Tampa Bay 3/25/13 
    • sent outright to Double-A by Detroit 3/25/13
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2008 (2-47) (Coconino HS, Flagstaff, Ariz.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 1.033

Justin Masterson rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 4/14/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$9.5M (2015)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/11/14
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 185, 190, 195, 200, 205 innings pitched
    • DFA by Boston 8/10/15, released 8/19/15
  • 1 year/$9.7625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/18/14 (avoided arbitration, $11.8M-$8.05M)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Cleveland 7/30/14
  • 1 year/$5.6875M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$3.825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4684M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/8/11
  • 1 year/$0.427M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4155M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/5/09
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Boston 7/31/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Boston 4/24/08
  • drafted by Boston 2006 (2-71) (San Diego State)
  • $0.51M signing bonus
  • agent: Randy Rowley
  • ML service: 6.108 (through 2014)

Austin Meadows cf
2016

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

Kevin Newman ss
2016

  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2015 (1-19) (Arizona)
  • $2.175M signing bonus ($2.2738M slot)
  • ML service:

Josh Outman lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 7/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.925M (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/7/15
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 50 games pitched. $75,000 for 55 games. $0.1M each for 60, 65 games. $0.15M for 70 games
    • released by Atlanta 8/4/15
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland 1/15/14 (avoided arbitration) 
    • DFA by Cleveland 6/18/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/25/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 8/28/14
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/28/14
    • DFA by NY Yankees 9/22/14
    • refused assignment by NY Yankees 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.675M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/16/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Colorado 12/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Oakland 1/16/12
    • signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired in trade from Philadelphia 7/17/08 (Blanton deal)
    • contract purchased 9/2/08
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2005 (10-307) (Central Missouri State)
  • $52,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Turner Gary Sports
  • ML service: 4.155 (through 2014)

Antoan Richardson of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2015)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 3/10/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/21/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/1/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/16/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 9/4/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 11/1/11
  • drafted by San Francisco 2005 (35-1,062) (Vanderbilt)
  • ML service: 1.052

Jorge Rondon rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/18/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 6/24/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/30/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 5/10/15 after being DFA by Colorado 5/2/15
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 10/26/15 after being DFA by Baltimore 10/20/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 12/23/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers from St. Louis 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 10/29/12
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • signed by St. Louis 2006 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.061

Jacob Stallings c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/19/16
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/5/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/6/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2012 (7-226) (University of North Carolina)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($0.148M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Cole Tucker ss
2016

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