Washington Nationals

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

A group led by Ted Lerner bought the Nationals for $450M in May, 2006. Major League Baseball had purchased the franchise formerly known as the Expos for $120M in 2002. Forbes magazine valued the club at $700M in March, 2014. Bloomberg valued the franchise at $850M in October, 2013.

  • Payments from other clubs for 2015:
    • none
  • Opening Day payrolls
    (Major League contracts plus pro-rated signing bonuses):

    • 2014: $136,856,579
    • 2013: $118,289,679
    • 2012: $ 92,534,929
    • 2011: $ 68,306,929
    • 2010: $ 66,275,000
    • 2009: $ 60,328,000
    • 2008: $ 54,961,000
    • 2007: $ 37,347,500
    • 2006: $ 63,143,000
    • 2005: $ 48,581,500
    • 2004: $ 41,197,500
    • 2003: $ 51,948,500
    • 2002: $ 38,670,500
    • 2001: $ 35,159,500
    • 2000: $ 33,500,000

Mike Rizzo President of Baseball Operations & General Manager
2015 - 

  • 2015 -
    • signed long-term extension with Washington 8/1/13, receiving promotion from Executive VP, Baseball Operations and GM to President, Baseball Operations and GM
    • deal includes club option
  • 3 years (2011-13), plus 2014, 2015 club options
    • signed extension with Washington 10/19/10
    • Washington exercised 2014 option 4/13
  • 2 years (2009-10)
    • Assistant GM & VP, Baseball Operations, 7/06 -
    • assumed day-to-day control of Major League operations 3/4/09
    • selected as permanent general manager 8/20/09
  • VP, Player Personnel Bob Boone
  • Assistant GM & VP, Player Development Doug Harris
  • Assistant GM & VP Bob Miller
  • Assistant GM & VP, Finance Ted Towne
  • Assistant GM & Director, Baseball Operations Adam Cromie
  • Director, Scouting Kris Kline
  • Director, Pro Scouting Bill Singer 
  • Director, Player Development Mark Scialabba

Matt Williams Manager
2 years (2014-15), plus 2016-17 options 

  • 2 years (2014-15), plus 2016-17 club options
    • hired by Washington as manager 10/31/13
  • Arizona 2005-13
    • third-base coach, 2011-13
    • first-base coach, 2010
    • special assistant, 2005-09 
  • former manager Davey Johnson
    • 2 years (2013-14)
      • signed extension with Washington 11/10/12
      • Johnson to manage in 2013, serve as special assistant in 2014
    • 3 years (2011-13)
      • selected by Washington as manager 6/26/11, replacing interim manager John McLaren and manager Jim Riggleman
      • Johnson signed three-year consulting contract, agreeing to serve as manager for remainder of 2011 season and advise club on hiring of the Nationals’ next manager
      • Washington exercised option for 2012 10/31/11
  • former manager Jim Riggleman
    • 2 years (2010-11), plus 2012 club option
      • selected by Washington as permanent manager 11/12/09
      • 11:$0.6M, 12:$0.6M club option
      • club may dismiss Riggleman after 2010 season and pay buyout
      • resigned 6/23/11, with John McLaren serving as interim manager 6/24-26
    • 1 year (2009)
      • hired by Washington as interim manager 7/12/09, replacing Manny Acta
  • former manager Manny Acta (2007-09)
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 & 2010 options
      • hired by Washington 11/06, replacing Frank Robinson
      • 07:$0.5M
      • Washington exercised 2009 option 9/28/07
      • fired by Washington 7/12/09
  • former manager Frank Robinson (2000-06)

Jayson Werth rf
7 years/$126M (2011-17)

  • 7 years/$126M (2011-17)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/6/10
    • $4M signing bonus (paid January 2011-2012)
    • 11:$10M, 12:$13M, 13:$16M, 14:$20M, 15:$21M, 16:$21M, 17:$21M
    • award bonus: $0.5M for MVP ($0.2M for 2nd-5th in MVP vote). $1M for second MVP. $1.5M for third and any subsequent MVP
    • full no-trade clause
  • 2 years/$10M (2009-10)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/21/09 (avoided arbitration, $4M-$3M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 09:$2M, 10:$7M
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 500, 600 PAs
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2008)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/7/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 400, 450 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2007)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/06 ($0.4M guaranteed)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 300, 400, 500 PAs
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.355M (2006)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/06
    • non-tendered by LA Dodgers 12/06
  • 1 year/$0.337M (2005)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/05 (split contract, $0.244M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.303M (2004)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/04 (split contract, $121,100 in minors)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Toronto 3/04
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/03
  • 1 year (2002)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/02
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Baltimore 12/00
  • drafted by Baltimore 1997 (1-22) (Glenwood HS, Chatham, Ill.)
  • agent: Scott Boras (previously Jeff Borris)
  • ML service: 11.102

Ryan Zimmerman 3b
6 years/$100M (2014-19), plus 2020 option

  • 6 years/$100M (2014-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with Washington 2/26/12
    • 14-18:$14M annually. 19:$18M, 20:$18M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 5 year/$10M personal-services contract, to begin once playing career ends
    • no-trade protection, beginning in 2014
    • if traded in 2012-13, salaries increase to $16M in 2014 and $18M in 2015-18, with 2019 and 2020 option unchanged and personal-services contract voided
  • 5 years/$45M (2009-13)
    • signed extension with Washington 4/20/09
    • replaced 1 year/$3.325M deal signed 2/19/09, avoiding arbitration, $3.9M-$2.75M
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 09:$3.325M, 10:$6.25M, 11:$8.925M, 12:$12M, 13:$14M
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 for 500 PAs. $50,000 each for 550, 600 PAs
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.465M (2008)
    • renewed by Washington 3/8/08
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007)
    • renewed by Washington 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/05
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (1-4) (Virginia)
  • signed 6/05, $2.975M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen)
  • ML service: 9.032

Gio Gonzalez lhp
5 years/$42M (2012-16), plus 2017-18 options

  • 5 years/$42M (2012-16), plus 2017-18 options
    • signed extension with Washington 1/16/12
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$3.25M, 13:$6.25M, 14:$8.5M, 15:$11M, 16:$12M, 17:$12M club option ($0.5M buyout), 18:$12M player option
    • 2018 player option guaranteed with 180 IP in 2017
    • at signing, largest-ever deal for first-time arbitration-eligible pitcher
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 12/22/11
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/26/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago White Sox 1/4/08
    • contract purchased by Oakland 8/6/08
  • acquired by White Sox in trade from Philadelphia 12/06
  • acquired by Philadelphia from White Sox 12/05
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2004 (1s-38) (Monsignor Pace HS, Miami)
  • $0.85M signing bonus
  • agent: Levinson brothers, ACES
  • ML service: 5.162

Jordan Zimmermann rhp
2 years/$24M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$24M (2014-15)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • 14:$7.5M, 15:$16.5M
  • 1 year/$5.35M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/15/13 (avoided arbitration, $5.8M-$4.6M)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2011)
    • renewed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Washington 4/19/09
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (2-67) (Wisc.-Stevens Point)
  • signed 6/13/07, $0.495M signing bonus
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 5.154

Doug Fister rhp
1 year/$7.2M (2014)

  • 1 year/$7.2M (2014)
    • signed by Washington 2/1/14 (avoided arbitration, $8.5M-$5.75M)
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 each for 200, 210 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Detroit 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2012)
    • renewed by Detroit 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4365M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Seattle 7/30/11
  • 1 year/$0.4065M (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 8/7/09
  • drafted by Seattle 2006 (7-201) (Fresno State)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 5.058

Ian Desmond ss
2 years/$17.5M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$17.5M (2014-15)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • 14:$6.5M, 15:$11M
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4415M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/10/08
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • drafted by Montreal 2004 (3-84) (Sarasota HS, Fla.)
  • $0.43M signing bonus
  • agent: Doug Rogalski
  • ML service: 5.027

Denard Span cf
5 years/$16.5M (2010-14), plus 2015 club option

  • 5 years/$16.5M (2010-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/13/10, replacing 1-year deal signed 3/7/10
    • 10:$0.75M, 11:$1M, 12:$3M, 13:$4.75M, 14:$6.5M, 15:$9M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 11/29/12
    • Washington exercised 2015 option 10/30/14
  • 1 year/$0.435M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/24/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/06
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07
  • drafted by Minnesota 2002 (1-20) (Tampa Catholic HS, Fla.)
  • signed 8/02, $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Joe Urbon)
  • ML service: 6.111

Tyler Clippard rhp
1 year/$5.875M (2014)

  • 1 year/$5.875M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10/14 (avoided arbitration, $6.35M-$4.45M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 30 games finished. $75,000 each for 40, 50 GF. $0.1M for 60 GF
  • 1 year/$4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.443M (2011)
    • renewed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Washington in trade with NY Yankees 12/5/07
    • signed by Washington 1/25/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 5/20/07
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2003 (9-274) (Mitchell HS, New Port Richey, Fla)
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Casey Close
  • ML service: 5.148

Nate McLouth of
2 years/$10.75M (2014-15), plus 2016 option

  • 2 years/$10.75M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/12/13
    • 14:$5M, 15:$5M, 16:$6.5M club option ($0.75M buyout)
  • 1 year/$2M (2013)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/5/12
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2012)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/7/11
    • may earn additional $0.45M in performance bonuses
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 5/25/12, released 5/31/12
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 6/6/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 8/4/12
  • 3 years/$15.75M (2009-11), plus 2012 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 2/17/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.8M-$2.75M)
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 09:$2M, 10:$4.5M, 11:$6.5M, 12:$10.65M club option ($1.25M buyout)
    • 2010 & 2011 salaries may
      increase by $0.5M ($0.2M each for Gold Glove or All Star
      selection in previous season, $0.1M for Silver Slugger)
    • 2012 salary may increase by
      $0.75M ($0.3M each for Gold Glove or All Star selection in previous
      season, $0.15M for Silver Slugger)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Pittsburgh 6/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2008)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/10/08
  • 1 year/$0.392M (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.329M (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/05 (split contract)
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2000 (25-749) (Whitehall HS, Mich.)
  • $0.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Mike Nicotera
  • ML service: 8.152

Stephen Strasburg rhp
1 year/$3.975M (2014)

  • 1 year/$3.975M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/11/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$15.1M (2009-12)
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/17/09
    • $7.5M signing bonus
      (paid in 3 installments of $2.5M, 9/1/09, 1/10/10, 1/10/11)
    • 09:$0.4M (pro-rated), 10:$2M, 11:$2.5M, 12:$3M
    • if not arbitration-eligible after 2012 season, 2013 salary is $3.9M
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (1-1) (San Diego State)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 4.118

Matt Thornton lhp
2 years/$7M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$7M (2014-15)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/17/13
    • 14:$3.5M, 15:$3.5M
    • claimed by Washington off waivers from NY Yankees 8/5/14
  • 2 years/$12M (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/6/11
    • 12:$5.5M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$6M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/13/13 (as part of the deal, White Sox pay $0.75M to Boston)
    • Boston declined 2014 option 11/2/13
  • 3 years/$3.25M (2007-09), plus 2010-11 club options
    • signed extension with White Sox 4/07, replacing 1 year/$0.425M deal signed 2/07
    • 07:$0.55M, 08:$0.875M, 09:$1.325M, 10:$2.25M club option ($0.25M buyout), 11:$3M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • White Sox exercised 2010 club option 10/6/09
    • White Sox exercised 2011 club option 10/26/10
  • 1 year/$0.355M (2006)
    • acquired by White Sox in trade from Seattle 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.323M (2005) (Seattle)
  • drafted by Seattle 1998 (1-22) (Grand Valley State)
  • agent: Adam Hubble, Diamond Sports Management
  • ML service: 10.129

Drew Storen rhp
1 year/$3.45M (2014)

  • 1 year/$3.45M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • $1M in performance bonuses based on games finished
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$498,750 (2012)
    • renewed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/17/10
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (1-10) (Stanford)
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen)
  • ML service: 4.140

Anthony Rendon 2b
4 years/$7.2M (2011-14), plus 2015 club option

  • 4 years/$7.2M (2011-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/15/11
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 2014: $1.2M
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (1-6) (Rice)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 1.130

Bryce Harper lf
2 years/$7.5M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$7.5M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Washington 12/15/14
    • 15:$2.5M, 16:$5M
  • 5 years/$9.9M (2011-15)
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/16/10
    • $6.25M signing bonus (paid in 5 installments of $1.25M, 30 days after approval and each July 1, 2011-14)
    • 11:$0.5M, 12:$0.5M, 13:$0.75M, 14:$0.9M, 15:$1M
    • roster bonuses: $0.125M each for 30, 60, 90, 120 days on active major-league roster in 2014, 2015
    • Nationals agreed to pay for eight semesters of college
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (1-1) (College of Southern Nevada)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 2.159

Wilson Ramos c
1 year/$2.095 (2014)

  • 1 year/$2.095M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$501,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$491,250 (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 7/28/10 (Nationals paid Twins $0.5M as part of the trade)
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/19/08
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • signed by Minnesota 2004 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Relativity
  • ML service: 4.047

Jerry Blevins lhp
1 year/$1.675M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.675M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 12/11/13
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
    • DFA by Oakland 5/23/11, 7/19/11, 8/2/11, 8/28/11 (optional assignments)
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/18/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/16/07
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/15/07
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2004 (17-156) (Dayton)
  • agent: TWC Sports
  • ML service: 5.081

Craig Stammen rhp
2 years/$2.25M (2013-14)

  • 2 years/$2.25M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Washington 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • 13:$0.875M, 14:$1.375M
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/21/09
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (12-354) (Dayton)
  • ML service: 4.160

Kevin Frandsen 2b-3b
1 year/$1M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 11/14/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonues: $50,000 each for 225, 300, 350, 400 plate appearances. $0.1M for 450 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 12/3/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Philadelphia 3/23/14
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/26/14
    • may earn additional $0.3M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 11/13/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 11/30/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 7/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/5/11 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.575M salary in majors
    • released by San Diego 3/25/11
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 3/28/11 (minor-league deal)
    • $0.58M salary in majors
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Francisco 3/26/10
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 4/29/10 after being DFA by Boston 4/28/10
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/09
  • 1 year/$0.3975M (2008)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/08
  • 1 year/$0.3805M (2007)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 4/06
  • drafted by San Francisco 2004 (17-370) (San Jose State)
  • ML service: 5.151

Jose Lobaton c
1 year/$0.95M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.95M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Tampa Bay 2/13/14
  • 1 year/$0.4965M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4815M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/20/08
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 6/9/09
    • contract purchased by San Diego 7/5/09
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 7/30/09 after being DFA by San Diego 7/28/09
  • signed by San Diego 2002 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 3.138

Danny Espinosa ss
1 year/$540,850 (2014)

  • 1 year/$540,850 (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year/$526,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$0.506M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/1/10
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (3-87) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 8/11/08, $0.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 3.113

Xavier Cedeno lhp
1 year/$0.5078M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5078M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year/$0.4959M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • claimed by Washington off waivers 4/23/13 after being DFA by Houston 4/18/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 10/24/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Houston 5/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Houston 9/11/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/5/11
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (31-920) (Miami-Dade College)
  • ML service: 1.060

Tyler Moore 1b-lf
1 year/$0.5079M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5079M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year/$0.493M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (16-481) (Mississippi State)
  • ML service: 2.018

Aaron Barrett rhp
1 year/$0.5M (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (9-266) (University of Mississippi)
  • $35,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 0.144

A.J. Cole rhp
2015

  • 2015
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 1/16/13
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (4-116) (Oviedo HS, Fla.)
  • $2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Erik Davis rhp
1 year/$0.5014M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5014M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 3/28/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (13-405) (Stanford)
  • ML service: 1.045

Wilmer Difo ss
2015

  • 2015
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
  • signed by Washington 6/3/10 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Eric Fornataro rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • claimed by Washington off waivers from St. Louis 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/12
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • drafted by St. Louis 2008 (6-185) (Miami-Dade CC, Fla.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.032

Brian Goodwin of
2015

  • 2015
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (1s-34) (Miami Dade JC)
  • $3M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 0.000

Matt Grace lhp
2015

  • 2015
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (8-236) (UCLA)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Taylor Hill rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/25/14
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (6-187) (Vanderbilt)
  • $36,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.006

Taylor Jordan rhp
1 year/$0.5043M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5043M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/29/13
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (9-262) (Brevard CC, Fla.)
  • $99,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Corey Goldfarb
  • ML service: 1.005

Jeff Kobernus 2b
1 year/$0.501M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • selected by Boston from Washington in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Boston 12/6/12 
    • signed by Detroit 2/18/13 
    • returned by Detroit to Washington 3/23/13 
    • contract selected by Washington 5/25/13
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (2-50) (Cal)
  • $0.7055M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.162

Sandy Leon c
1 year/$0.501M (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/13/12
  • signed by Washington 1/07 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.050

Felipe Rivero lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.000

Tanner Roark rhp
1 year/$0.5061M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5061M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Washington 8/6/13
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Texas 7/30/10
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (25-753) (Illinois)
  • ML service: 1.055

Sammy Solis lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (2-51) (University of San Diego)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 0.000

Steven Souza of
 1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/1/13
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (3-100) (Cascade HS, Everett, Wash.)
  • $0.346M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.072

Michael Taylor of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (6-172) (Westminster Academy, Fort Lauderdale)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 0.037

Blake Treinen rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 4/12/14
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 1/16/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (7-226) (South Dakota State)
  • $52,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.065

Minor leagues

Bruce Billings rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/20/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/20/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/24/14
    • DFA by NY Yankees 5/15/14, sent outright to Triple-A 5/18/14 
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/6/14 
    • DFA by NY Yankees 7/23/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/25/14
    • released by NY Yankees 8/2/14
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 8/6/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/19/10
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 6/30/11 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 8/30/11
  • drafted by Colorado 2007 (30-912) (San Diego State)
  • ML service: 0.061

Emmanuel Burriss ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/10/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/19/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/14/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/28/12, sent outright to Triple-A 8/2/12
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 9/4/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 11/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.404M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/25/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 4/20/08
  • drafted by San Francisco 2006 (1s-33) (Kent State)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo)
  • ML service: 3.131 (through 2013)

Manny Delcarmen rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/10/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/2/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/30/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by NY Yankees 2/9/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Seattle 2/10/11 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 6/1/11
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 6/2/11 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 7/13/11
  • 1 year/$0.905M (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $15,000 for 65 games
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Boston 8/31/10
  • 1 year/$0.476M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/09
  • 1 year/$0.421M (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Boston 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/05
  • drafted by Boston 2000 (2-62) (West Roxbury, Mass.)
  • $0.7M signing bonus
  • agent: Jim Masteralexis
  • ML service: 4.133 (through 2013)

Erick Fedde rhp
2014

  • drafted by Washington 2014 (1-18) (UNLV)
  • $2.5111M signing bonus ($2.1456M slot)
  • ML service:

Lucas Giolito rhp
2014

  • drafted by Washington 2012 (1-16) (Harvard-Westlake HS, Studio City, Calif.)
  • $2.925M signing bonus ($2.125M slot)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service:

Brian Jeroloman c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/2/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/19/12 (minor-league deal)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Cleveland 3/29/13 
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Pittsburgh 5/16/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/19/10
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 11/21/11 after being DFA by Toronto 11/18/11
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers from Pittsburgh 11/23/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 12/12/11
  • drafted by Toronto 2006 (6-180) (Florida)
  • $0.165M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.036 (through 2012)

Jake Johansen rhp
2014

  • drafted by Washington 2013 (2-68) (Dallas Baptist HS, Texas)
  • $0.82M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Ryan Perry rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
    • sent outright to Double-A by Washington 6/27/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Detroit 12/9/11
  • 1 year/$0.4085M (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/09
    • contract purchased by Detroit 4/4/09
  • drafted by Detroit 2008 (1-21) (Arizona)
  • signed 7/08, $1.48M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.147 (through 2013)

Matt Purke lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 4 years/$4.15M (2011-14)
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/15/11
    • $2.75M signing bonus
    • released by Washington 11/14/14
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (3-96) (TCU)
  • agent: Peter Vescovo, SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 0.066

Will Rhymes 2b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington as free agent 12/30/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/15/12 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/13/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 5/1/12
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 9/1/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
    • non-tendered by Detroit 12/12/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 7/25/10
  • drafted by Detroit 2005 (27-810) (College of William & Mary)
  • ML service: 1.044 (through 2013)

Tyler Robertson lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 1/8/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$0.4975M (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13 
    • claimed by Washington off waivers 6/7/13 after being DFA by Minnesota 6/3/13 
    • DFA by Washington 11/20/13, sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
  • drafted by Minnesota 2006 (3-96) (Bella Vista HS, Fair Oaks, CA)
  • $405,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.108 (through 2013)

Matt Skole 1b-3b
2014

  • drafted by Washington 2011 (5-157) (Georgia Tech)
  • $0.1611M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service:

Daniel Stange rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/21/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 11/26/12 (minor-league deal)
    • released by San Diego 6/16/13
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 6/22/13 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/29/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 9/22/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 5/7/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • DFA by Arizona 1/18/11, sent outright to Triple-A 1/31/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
  • drafted by Arizona 2006 (7-207) (UC-Riverside)
  • $0.115M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.023 (through 2013)

Drew Vettleson of
2014

  • acquired by Washington in trade from Tampa Bay 2/13/14
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2010 (1s-42) (Central Kitsap HS, Silverdale, Wash.)
  • $0.845M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service:

 

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