Atlanta Braves

Service time in days & years (through 2013 season).
    
Liberty Media Corp. acquired the Braves from Time Warner in February 2007. Under the deal, Liberty swapped 60 million shares of Time Warner stock in exchange for about $1 billion in cash, the Braves and a group of Time, Inc. magazines. The companies valued the Braves at $461 million, and MLB owners approved the deal in May, 2007. Turner Broadcasting, acquired by Time Warner in October of 1996, had purchased the Braves for $12M in 1976. 

Forbes magazine valued the club at $730M in March, 2014. 
Bloomberg valued the franchise at $760M in October, 2013.

  • 2014 payroll obligations for former players:
    • $ 13,000,000 (Dan Uggla) (plus $13M in 2015)
  • Opening Day payrolls
    (Major League contracts plus pro-rated signing bonuses)
    :

    • 2014: $112,008,731
    • 2013: $ 90,039,583
    • 2012: $ 93,529,667
    • 2011: $ 91,044,524
    • 2010: $ 83,890,334
    • 2009: $ 96,726,166
    • 2008: $102,365,683
    • 2007: $ 87,290,833
    • 2006: $ 90,156,876
    • 2005: $ 86,457,302
    • 2004: $ 90,182,500
    • 2003: $106,243,667
    • 2002: $ 93,470,367
    • 2001: $ 91,936,167
    • 2000: $ 82,700,000

John Schuerholz President
2008 -

  • Atlanta, 1991 -
    • President, 2008 -
      • promoted by Atlanta from VP/GM 10/11/07
    • Executive VP & General Manager (10/1990-10/2007)
      • 1 year (2005), plus 2006 club option, 2007 extension
  • Kansas City, 1969-90
    • Executive VP & General Manager (10/1981-10/1990)
    • VP, Player Personnel (1981)
    • VP (1979-80)
    • Director, Scouting & Player Development (1977-78)
    • Farm Director, 1976
  • Baltimore, 1967-68

Frank Wren Executive VP & General Manager
2015 –

  • Atlanta, 2000 -
    • VP/Assistant GM – Player Personnel (10/99-10/07)
    • Executive VP & GM (promoted 10/11/07)
    • signed 2-year extension (2012-13) with Atlanta 2/21/11
    • signed 1-year extension (2014) with Atlanta 10/12/12
    • signed extension with Atlanta 2/19/14 
  • Baltimore, 1999
    • General Manager, 1999
  • Florida, 1991-98
    • VP/Assistant GM
  • VP & Assistant GM/Player Development Bruce Manno
  • Assistant GM John Coppolella
  • Director of Scouting Tony DeMacio

Fredi Gonzalez Manager
3 years (2011-13), plus 2014 club option
2015 –

  • 2015 -
    • signed extension with Atlanta 2/19/14
  • 3 years (2011-13), plus 2014 club option
    • hired by Atlanta 10/13/10, replacing Bobby Cox
    • Atlanta exercised 2014 club option 12/5/12
  • Florida, 2007-2010
    • hired by Florida as manager 2007
  • Atlanta
    • third-base coach 2003-06

    
Justin Upton lf
6 years/$51.25M (2010-15)

  • 6 years/$51.25M (2010-15)
    • signed extension with Arizona 3/3/10
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 10:$0.5M, 11:$4.25M, 12:$6.75M, 13:$9.75M, 14:$14.25M, 15:$14.5M
    • limited no-trade protection allowing Upton to block deals to four clubs. Original no-trade list: Cleveland, Detroit, Kansas City, Oakland. No-trade list for 2012-13 off-season: Boston, Chicago Cubs, Seattle, Toronto
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Arizona 1/24/13
  • 1 year/$0.412M (2009)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.393M (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 2008
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 8/2/07
  • drafted by Arizona 2005 (1-1)
  • signed by Arizona 1/06
  • $6.1M signing bonus (largest ever in a minor-league contract for a drafted player who was not a free agent)
  • bonus paid over 5 years (06:$0.8M ($0.4M at signing, $0.4M at year end), 07:$1M, 08:$1M, 09:$1.3M, 10:$2M)
  • agent: Larry Reynolds
  • ML service: 6.060

Ervin Santana rhp
1 year/$14.1M (2014)

  • 1 year/$14.1M (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/12/14
  • 4 years/$30M (2009-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with LA Angels 2/14/09
    • 09:$3.8M, 10:$6M, 11:$8M, 12:$11.2M, 13:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP; $50,000 each for MVP, WS MVP; $0.1M for Cy Young ($80,000 for 2nd, $60,000 for 3rd, $40,000 for 4th, $20,000 for 5th)
    • LA Angels exercised 2013 option 10/31/12
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 10/31/12 (Angels paid Royals $1M in the deal) 
    • Kansas City made qualifying offer 11/4/13 (declined)
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2008)
    • renewed by LA Angels 3/2/08
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2007)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.35M (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 2/05
  • signed by LA Angels 2000 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.7M signing bonus
  • agent: Jay Alou (previously Adam Katz, Bean Stringfellow)
  • ML service: 8.104

B.J. Upton cf
5 years/$75.25M (2013-17)

  • 5 years/$75.25M (2013-17)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/28/12
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 13:$12.45M, 14:13.45M, 15:$14.45M, 16:$15.45M, 17:$16.45M
  • 1 year/$7M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.825M (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3M (2010)
    • lost arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/13/10 ($3.3M-$3M)
  • 1 year/$0.435M (2009)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
    • award bonuses: $10,000 for All Star, $20,000 for Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$0.4121M (2008)
  • 1 year/$0.3869M (2007)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/07
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2002 (1-2) (Greenbrier Christian Academy, Chesapeake, Va.)
  • $4.6M signing bonus (paid over 5 years as 2-sport athlete)
  • agent: Larry Reynolds
  • ML service: 7.126

Craig Kimbrel rhp
4 years/$42M (2014-17), plus 2018 option

  • 4 years/$42M (2014-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Atlanta 2/16/14 (avoided arbitration, $9M-$6.55M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$7M, 15:9M, 16:$11M, 17:$13M, 18:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • may earn additional $3.5M in performance bonuses
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.655M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.59M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/5/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2008 (3-96) (Wallace St CC, Ala.)
  • signed 6/08, $0.391M signing bonus
  • agent: David Meter
  • ML service: 3.066

Kris Medlenrhp
1 year/$5.8M (2014)

  • 1 year/$5.8M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4295M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4075M (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/21/09
  • drafted 2006 (10-310) (Santa Ana JC, Calif.)
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Diamond Sports
  • ML service: 4.137

Freddie Freeman 1b
8 years/$135M (2014-21)

  • 8 years/$135M (2014-21)
    • signed extension with Atlanta 2/5/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.75M-$4.5M)
    • $2.875M signing bonus
    • 14:$5.125M, 15:$8.5M, 16:$12M, 17:$20.5M, 18:$21M, 19:$21M, 20:$22M, 21:$22M
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.56M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/21/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 9/1/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2007 (2-78) (El Modena HS, Calif.)
  • signed 6/07, $409,500M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.033

Jason Heyward rf
2 years/$13.3M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$13.3M (2014-15)
    • signed extension with Atlanta 2/4/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.5M-$5.2M)
    • $1M signing bonus, paid in equal installments 5/1/14/ and 7/1/14
    • 14:$4.5M, 15:7.8M
    • 2015 salary may increase based on performance and awards earned in 2014, with $0.5M increase for 20 points and $25,000 increases for each 1 point thereafter
    • 10 points each for 502 plate appearances, All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger or 11-20 finish in MVP vote. 15 points for 6-10 in MVP vote. 25 points for 3-5 in MVP vote. 35 points for 1-2 in MVP vote
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.565M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4965M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/21/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 4/3/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2007 (1-14) (Henry County HS, Ga.)
  • signed 8/12/07, $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports (left Career Sports Management 5/11)
  • ML service: 4.000

Chris Johnson 3b
1 year/$4.75M (2014)
3 years/$23.5M (2015-17), plus 2018 option

  • 3 years/$23.5M (2015-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Atlanta 5/2/14
    • 15:$6M, 16:7.5M, 17:$9M, 18:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.2875M (2013)
    • signed by Arizona 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Arizona 1/24/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/18/12
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Houston 7/29/12
  • 1 year/$0.424M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/8/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Houston 9/7/09
  • drafted by Houston 2006 (4-129) (Stetson)
  • $0.2425M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.144

Gavin Floyd rhp
1 year/$4M (2014)

  • 1 year/$4M (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/16/13
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for each start between 21-28. $0.5M each for each starts between 30-33
    • roster bonuses: $0.175M each for 15 days on roster. $0.25M each for 30, 60 days
  • 4 years/$15.5M (2009-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with White Sox 3/22/09, replacing 1 year/$0.52M deal signed 2/24/09
    • 09:$0.75M, 10:$2.75M, 11:$5M, 12:$7M, 13:$9.5M club option
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star start ($15,000 for All Star selection). $50,000 for TSN All Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP; $0.1M each for MVP, Cy Young or Rolaids ($90,000 for 2nd in vote, $80,000 for 3rd, $70,000
      for 4th, $60,000 for 5th)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by White Sox 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • signed by White Sox 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2006) (Philadelphia)
    • acquired by White Sox 12/06 in trade from Philadelphia
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by White Sox 2/05
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2001 (1-4) (Mount Saint Joseph HS, Baltimore)
  • $4.2M bonus
  • agent: Ron Shapiro
  • ML service: 7.045

Mike Minor lhp
1 year/$3.85M (2014)

  • 1 year/$3.85M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 8/7/10
  • drafted 2009 (1-7) (Vanderbilt)
  • $2.42M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports (previously Bo McKinnis)
  • ML service: 2.138

Ryan Doumit c
2 years/$7M (2013-14)

  • 2 years/$7M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 6/29/12
    • 13:$3.5M, 14:$3.5M
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Minnesota 12/18/13
  • 1 year/$3M (2012)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/23/11
  • 3 years/$11.5M (2009-11), plus 2012-13 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 12/22/08
    • $0.3M signing bonus
    • 09:$2.05M, 10:$3.55M, 11:$5.1M, 12:$7.25M club option, 13:$8.25M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • club must exercise or reject 2012-13 option after 2011 season
    • option prices may increase based on 2009-11 awards, including:
      • Silver Slugger awards
      • All Star selections ($0.125 annual increase for 1, $0.35M for 2, $0.5M for 3)
  • 1 year/$0.412M (2008)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/10/08
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.333M (2006)
    • re-signed 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed 1/05 (split contract, paying $52,600 in minors)
  • re-signed 2/03
  • drafted 1999 (2-59) (Moses Lake HS, Wash.)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Paul Cobbe
  • ML service: 8.120

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

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2014)
    • 1 year/$3.5M (2004), re-signed by Kansas City 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Kansas City 2/1/14, released 2/12/14 (due 30 days’ termination pay of $573,771) 
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/15/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2.5M in majors, with $0.425M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Toronto 8/14/13
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2012)
    • won in arbitration with Miami 2/8/12 ($2.2M-$1.95M)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Miami 11/13/12
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/27/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • signed by Florida 3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Arizona 7/22/08
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Washington 11/11/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/06
  • signed by Arizona 2001 as amateur free agent from Dominican Republic
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 5.066

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

  • 1 year/$1.775M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 4/4/10
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2007 (14-427) (University of Texas)
  • $0.35M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.000

Jonny Venters lhp
1 year/$1.625M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 11/13/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.533M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/21/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/19/09
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/24/10
  • drafted by Atlanta 2003 (30-907) (Indian River State College)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 4.000

Gerald Laird c
2 years/$3M (2013-14)

  • 2 years/$3M (2013-14)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/19/12
    • 13:$1.5M, 14:$1.5M
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 80, 90, 100, 110, 120 starts in 2013. $0.1M each for 80, 90, 100, 110, 120 starts in 2014
  • 1 year/$1M (2012)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/18/11
    • performance bonuses: $60,000 each for 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 games
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2011)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/14/10
    • $0.3M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3.95M (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/19/10
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2009)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Texas 12/8/08
    • signed by Detroit 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 100, 110 games
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 115, 120 games
  • 1 year/$400,322 (2007)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.332M (2006)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.325M (2005)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/05 (split contract, $0.24M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/04
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Oakland 1/02
  • drafted by Oakland 1998 (2-45) (draft and follow, signed 1999) (Cypress College)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 9.077

Jordan Walden rhp
1 year/$1.49M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.49M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 12/12/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $10,000 for 30 games finished
  • 1 year/$0.5415M (2013)
    • signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • renewed by LA Angels 3/3/12
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Angels 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Angels 8/22/10
  • drafted 2006 (12-372) (Grayson County CC, Texas)
  • $1M signing bonus (draft & follow)
  • ML service: 3.043

Brandon Beachy rhp
1 year/$1.45M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.45M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 12/16/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 30 starts
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4165M (2011)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/21/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 9/20/10
  • signed 2008 as an amateur free agent (Indiana Wesleyan)
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.014

Andrelton Simmons ss
7 years/$58M (2014-20)

  • 7 years/$58M (2014-20)
    • signed extension with Atlanta 2/20/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$1M, 15:$3M, 16:$6M, 17:$8M, 18:$11M, 19:$13M, 20:$15M
    • at signing, largest AAV for player with 1-plus year of service
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 6/1/12
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (2-70) (Western Oklahoma State JC)
  • $0.522M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball (previously The Sparta Group)
  • ML service: 1.125

Aaron Harang rhp
1 year/$1M (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/15/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors 
    • released by Cleveland 3/23/14
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/25/14 
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 10, 15, 20, 25 starts. $0.25M each for 30, 35, 40, 45 relief appearances
  • 2 years/$12M (2012-13), plus 2014 mutual option
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/8/11
    • 12:$3M, 13:$7M, 14: mutual option between $7M and $8M ($2M buyout)
    • 2014 option valued at:
      • $7M with 360 IP in 2012-13, including 175 IP in 2013
      • $7.5M with 380 IP in 2012-13, including 180 IP in 2013
      • $8M with 400 or more IP in 2012-13
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from LA Dodgers 4/6/13 (Dodgers pay Rockies $4.25M in the deal) 
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Colorado 4/11/13 (Mariners pay $1.5M of 2013 salary) 
    • DFA by Seattle 8/26/13, released 8/30/13 
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 9/2/13 (minor-league contract) 
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/9/13
  • 1 year/$4M (2011), plus 2012 mutual option
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/6/10
    • 11:$3.5M, 12:$5M mutual option ($0.5M buyout)
    • San Diego declined 2012 option 10/31/11
  • 4 years/$36.5M (2007-10), plus 2011 club option
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $5.5M-$4.25M)
    • 07:$4.25M, 08:$6.75M, 09:$11M, 10:$12.5M, 11:$12.75M ($2M buyout)
    • 2011 option increases to $13M with 210 IP in 2010
    • if traded, 2011 option becomes mutual option at $14M ($2.5M buyout)
    • Cincinnati declined 2011 option 11/3/10
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2006)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2005)
  • 1 year/$0.36M (2004)
  • agents: Levinson brothers, ACES
  • ML service: 11.061

Julio Teheran rhp
6 years/$32.4M (2014-19), plus 2020 option

  • 6 years/$32.4M (2014-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Atlanta 2/14/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 14:$0.8, 15:$1M, 16:$3.3M, 17:$6.3M, 18:$8M, 19:$11MM, 20:$12M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/7/11
  • signed by Atlanta 2007 as amateur free agent from Colombia
  • $0.85M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 1.062

Ramiro Pena inf
1 year/$0.7M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 12/2/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2013)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.5046M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
    • DFA by NY Yankees 8/1/12, optioned to Triple-A 8/2/12
    • DFA by NY Yankees 9/1/12, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4121M (2010)
    • re-signed by Yankees 3/12/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
  • signed as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • agent: Icon Sports
  • ML service: 3.089

David Carpenterrhp
1 year/$0.5325M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/23/12
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 7/20/12
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Toronto 10/20/12 
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 11/30/12 after being DFA by Boston 11/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Houston 2/11
  • acquired by Houston in trade from St. Louis 8/19/10 (Pedro Feliz deal)
  • drafted as catcher by St. Louis 2006 (12-376) (West Virginia)
  • ML service: 2.016

Evan Gattisc
1 year/$520,250 (2014)

  • 1 year/$520,250 (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 3/31/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (23-704) (Texas-Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas)
  • ML service: 1.000

Luis Avilanlhp
1 year/$0.5175M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year/$491,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 2012
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/16/11
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • signed 2008 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: SPS Sports Group
  • ML service: 1.091

Anthony Varvaro rhp
1 year/$0.515M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$481,250 (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 1/13/11 after being DFA by Seattle 1/3/11
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • drafted 2005 (12-353) (St. John’s)
  • ML service: 1.121

Cory Gearrin rhp
1 year/$0.5075M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year/$491,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/11
  • drafted by Atlanta 2007 (4-138) (Mercer)
  • $186,750 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.044

Alex Wood lhp
1 year/$506,250 (2014)

  • 1 year/$506,250 (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/30/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2012 (2-85) (University of Georgia)
  • $0.7M signing bonus ($0.5833M slot)
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 0.123

David Halerhp
1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2009 (3-87) (Princeton)
  • $0.405M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.025

Tyler Pastornicky ss
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 9/28/11
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Toronto 7/15/10 (Yunel Escobar deal)
  • drafted by Toronto 2008 (5-159) (The Pendleton School, Bradenton, Fla.)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.065

Gus Schlosserrhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 3/29/14
  • drafted by Atlanta 2011 (17-536) (Florida Southern)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ian Thomaslhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 3/29/14
  • signed by Atlanta 5/21/12 as an amateur free agent (VCU)
  • ML service: 0.000

Christian Bethancourt c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • signed 2008 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.021

Jose Constanza cf
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Atlanta 2/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 7/29/11
  • signed by Cleveland 2003 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.011

Todd Cunninghamof
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/30/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (2-53) (Jacksonville State)
  • $0.6741M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.019

Phil Gosselin2b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/13/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 8/16/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 11/5/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (5-164) (Virginia)
  • $0.1503M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.007

Juan Jaime rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/2/12
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11
    • DFA by Arizona 8/13/11, released by Arizona 8/15/12
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 8/24/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased 11/19/09
  • signed as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Tommy La Stella 2b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 5/28/14
  • drafted by Atlanta 2011 (8-266) (Coastal Carolina)
  • $0.105M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Aaron Northcraft rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2009 (10-298) (Mater Dei HS, Santa Ana, Calif.)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Elmer Reyes ss
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/26/14
  • signed by Atlanta 5/19/09 as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • ML service: 0.000

Chase Shreve lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/19/14
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (11-344) (JC of Southern Nevada)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Shae Simmonsrhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 5/31/14
  • drafted by Atlanta 2012 (22-689) (Southeast Missouri State)
  • ML service: 0.000

Joey Terdoslavich1b-of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/4/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (6-194) (Long Beach State)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.088

Minor leagues

Pedro Beato rhp
1 year/$0.5125M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 4/2/14 after being DFA by Cincinnati 3/30/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 7/11/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Boston (minor-league contract) 
    • contract selected by Boston 6/16/13 
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 10/31/13 after being DFA by Boston 10/23/13
  • 1 year/$0.4875M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
    • acquired by Boston in trade from NY Mets 8/16/12
    • DFA by Boston 12/19/12, sent outright to Triple-A 12/21/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • selected by NY Mets from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/9/10
    • signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • drafted by Baltimore 2006 (1s-32) (St. Petersburg JC, Fla.)
  • signed 6/06, $1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.134

Yenier Belloc
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent from Cuba (via Mexico) 3/3/14 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Bryce Dixon
  • ML service: 0.000

Brandon Boggs of
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/7/12 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Minnesota 5/5/13
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/6/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/22/11 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/24/10 (minor-league deal)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 3/29/11
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 4/22/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 5/4/11
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 5/6/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 5/26/11
  • 1 year/$408,540 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/10
    • DFA by Texas 8/31/10
  • 1 year/$408,540 (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for LCS MVP
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/19/07
    • signed by Texas 2/6/08
    • award bonus: $10,000 for Rookie of the Year
  • drafted by Texas 2004 (4-111) (Georgia Tech)
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.089

Ryan Buchter lhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/1/13
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
    • DFA by Atlanta 9/26/14
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 5/26/11 (in exchange for rhp Rodrigo Lopez)
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Washington 11/3/08 (in exchange for rhp Matt Avery)
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (33-984) (Gloucester County CC, N.J.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Maurico Cabrera c
2014

  • signed by Atlanta 2010 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Braxton Davidson of
2014

  • drafted by Atlanta 2014 (1s-32) (Roberson HS, Asheville, N.C.)
  • $1.705M signing bonus ($1.7054M slot)
  • ML service:

Joe Gardner rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado (minor-league contract)
    • released by Colorado 3/27/14
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 5/22/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 6/30/14
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 8/20/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13 
    • DFA by Colorado 7/9/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/11/13
  • acquired by Colorado in trade from Cleveland 7/30/11 (U Jimenez deal)
  • drafted by Cleveland 2009 (3-94) (UC Santa Barbara)
  • $0.363M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

J.R. Graham rhp
2014

  • drafted by Atlanta 2011 (4-146) (Santa Clara)
  • $0.1746M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick-Cobbe
  • ML service:

Cedric Hunter of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/2/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/19/12 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Oakland (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Oakland 4/1/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/19/10
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers from San Diego 10/25/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/18/11
  • drafted 2006 (3-93) (King HS, Decatur, Ga.)
  • $0.415M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.010

Jason Hursh rhp
2014

  • drafted by Atlanta 2013 (1-31) (Oklahoma State)
  • $1.7042M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Steve Lerud c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/11/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/9/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 6/27/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/12/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 8/24/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as free agent 12/20/10 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/6/09 (minor-league deal)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Kansas City 3/27/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/09
    • sent outright to Double-A 11/6/09
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2003 (3-75) (Galena HS, Reno, Nev.)
  • $0.5125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.060

Yunesky Maya rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/13/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 4 years/$8M (2011-13)
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 7/31/10
    • DFA by Washington 5/25/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/27/13
  • agent: Bart Hernandez
  • ML service: 0.077

Donnie Murphy 3b-ss
1 year/$0.825M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.825M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 12/3/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Texas off waivers from Chicago Cubs 3/26/14 
    • DFA by Texas 7/7/14, released 7/9/14 
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 7/18/14 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Cincinnati 8/12/14
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 8/16/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/17/12 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Milwaukee 3/27/13 
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 4/3/13 (minor-league deal) 
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.56M (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Miami 6/10/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/12
    • contract purchased by Miami 7/27/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/17/12 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida as a free agent 10/18/10 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Florida 3/30/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Florida as a free agent 12/09 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Florida 7/3/10
    • refused outright assignment by Florida 10/14/10
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2009)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/17/09 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/08
    • DFA by Oakland 7/21/08
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/21/08
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/3/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Kansas City 11/28/06
    • signed by Oakland 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.3275M (2006)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/06
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/05 (split contract)
  • drafted by Kansas City 2002 (5-138) (Orange Coast JC, Calif.)
  • $0.2125M signing bonus
  • agent: Jim Kuzmich
  • ML service: 4.101

Jose Peraza ss
2014

  • signed by Atlanta 2010 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.35M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Carlos Perez lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 9/26/14
  • signed by Atlanta 7/3/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Juan Perez lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/5/13 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Toronto 3/23/14
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/29/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/11/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/29/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/5/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/21/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 5/19/12
    • DFA by Milwaukee 6/22/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/25/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 6/23/11
    • DFA by Philadelphia 9/17/11, sent outright to Triple-A 9/23/11
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/05
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/06
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from NY Mets 8/06
  • signed by Boston 1998 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.112

Atahualpa Severino lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/14/12 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Kansas City 5/31/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
    • DFA by Washington 8/6/12, sent outright to Triple-A 8/12/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/19/09
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • signed as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.028

Luke Sims rhp
2014

  • drafted by Atlanta 2012 (1-21) (Brookwood HS, Snellville, Ga.)
  • $1.65M signing bonus ($1.825M slot)
  • agent: Jamie Murphy, TWC
  • ML service:

Zach Stewart rhp
2014

  • 2014
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago White Sox 3/10/14
  • 2013
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 1/25/13 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 1/17/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 1/29/13
  • 1 year/$0.4815M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Chicago White Sox 6/24/12 (Youkilis deal)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/28/12 after being DFA by Boston 11/20/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 6/14/11
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Toronto 7/27/11
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Cincinnati 7/31/09
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2008 (3-84) (Texas Tech)
  • signed 6/08, $0.45M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.158 (through 2012)

 

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