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
NATIONALS / EXPOS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2015 $ $ ( )
2014 $137,356,579 $154,775,315 ( 9)
2013 $118,289,679 $120,935,536 (10)
2012 $ 92,534,929 $118,978,939 (11)
2011 $ 68,306,929 $ 72,022,999 (22)
2010 $ 66,275,000 $ 71,937,323 (24)
2009 $ 60,328,000 $ 69,321,137 (26)
2008 $ 54,961,000 $ 59,699,668 (26)
2007 $ 37,347,500 $ 43,254,278 (28)
2006 $ 63,143,000 $ 67,483,815 (20)
2005 $ 48,581,500 $ 62,866,000 (17)
2004 $ 41,197,500 $ 39,396,467 (27)
2003 $ 51,948,500 $ 45,853,889 (29)
2002 $ 38,670,500 $ 37,901,032 (29)
2001 $ 35,159,500 $ 34,634,862 (29)
2000 $ 33,500,000 $ 27,271,468 (27)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls for purposes of the competitive balance tax include average annual value of contracts, earned bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions, buyouts of unexercised options, plus health and pension benefits. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day values.

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
    • Washington exercised 2016 option 2/21/15
  • 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)

Max Scherzer rhp
7 years/$210M (2015-21)

  • 7 years/$210M (2015-21)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/21/15
    • $50M signing bonus
      • $5M in 2015 and $15M each in 2019, 2020, 2021
      • payments in equal semiannual installments, April-September
    • salaries: 15:$10M, 16-18:$15M annually. 19-21:$35M annually
    • 2019-21 salaries ($105M) deferred without interest, to be paid in seven $15M installments each July 1 from 2022 to 2028
    • deferrals reduce contract’s present-day value to $191,401,086 (by MLB calculation) or $191,409,858 (MLBPA calculation)
    • for purposes of annual payrolls (including salaries and a pro-rated 1/7 share of the signing bonus), Scherzer will earn $17,142,857 in 2015, $22,142,857 annually in 2016-18, $37,405,562 in 2019, $35,920,616 in 2020, and $34,503,480 in 2021 (salaries and bonus paid before the contract expires are not discounted, but 2019-21 salaries are discounted to $30,262,705, $28,777,759 and $27,360,623, respectively, as money paid after deal’s expiration)
    • for luxury-tax purposes, Scherzer’s annual salary is $28,689,376
    • award bonuses: $0.1M each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $0.15M for LCS MVP. $0.25M for WS MVP. $0.5M each for MVP, Cy Young, with $0.25M for second place in either award vote, $0.15M for third, $0.1M for fourth, $75,000 for fifth.
    • perks: suite on road
    • deal does not include no-trade protection, though Scherzer will gain right to block any trade as 10-and-5 player after the 2019 season
  • 1 year/$15.525M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • Detroit made qualifying offer 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$6.725M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/4/13 (avoided arbitration, $7.4M-$6.05M)
  • 1 year/$3.75M (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 4 years/$4.3M (2007-10)
    • signed Major League contract with Arizona 5/30/07
    • 09:$1.45M
    • performance bonuses may increase value to $6M
    • acquired by Detroit in 3-way trade from Arizona 12/9/09
  • drafted by Arizona 2006 (1-11) (Missouri)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 6.079

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

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

Ryan Zimmerman 1b
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

Doug Fister rhp
1 year/$11.4M (2015)

  • 1 year/$11.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

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

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

Stephen Strasburg rhp
1 year/$7.4M (2015)

  • 1 year/$7.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Drew Storen rhp
1 year/$5.7M (2015)

  • 1 year/$5.7M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Yunel Escobar 2b-ss
2 years/$13M (2015-16), plus 2017 club option

  • 2 years/$13M (2015-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 4/5/14
    • 15:$5M, 16:$7M, 17:$7M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Tampa Bay 1/10/15
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 1/14/15
  • 2 years/$10M (2012-13), plus 2014-15 club options
    • signed extension with Toronto 6/19/11
    • 12:$5M, 13:$5M, 14:$5M club option, 15:$5M club option
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/13/12
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Miami 12/4/12 
    • Tampa Bay exercised 2014 option 11/2/13 
  • 1 year/$2.9M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.435M (2010)
    • renewed by Atlanta 3/3/10
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Atlanta 7/14/10
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09
  • 1 year/$0.4025M (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 6/1/07
  • drafted by Atlanta 2005 (2-75) (Miami – no school)
  • $0.475M signing bonus
  • agent: Miami Sports Management (previously Wasserman Media)
  • ML service: 7.121

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

Wilson Ramos c
1 year/$3.55M (2015)

  • 1 year/$3.55M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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 Baseball
  • ML service: 4.047

Casey Janssen rhp
1 year/$5M (2015), plus 2016 option

  • 1 year/$5M (2015), plus 2016 mutual option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/30/15
    • 15:$3.5M, 16:$7M mutual option ($1.5M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 games
  • 2 years/$5.9M (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 2/13/12 (avoided arbitration, $2.2M-$1.8M)
    • 12:$2M, 13:$3.9M, 14:$4M club option (no buyout)
    • Toronto exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 1 year/$1.095M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4139M (2009)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.4039M (2008)
  • 1 year/$0.3852M (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased 4/06
  • drafted 2004 (4-117)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 8.063

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

Anthony Rendon 3b
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

Jerry Blevins lhp
1 year/$2.4M (2015)

  • 1 year/$2.4M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Washington 2/11/15 ($2.4M-$2.2M)
  • 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
1 year/$2.25M (2015)

  • 1 year/$2.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Danny Espinosa ss
1 year/$1.8M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1.8M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

Jose Lobaton c
1 year/$1.2M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1.2M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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

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

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

Dan Butler c
2015

  • 2015
    • acquired by Washington in trade 1/14/15 after being DFA by Boston 1/7/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • signed by Boston as an amateur free agent 7/28/09 (Arizona)
  • ML service: 0.045

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

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

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

Heath Bell rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/23/14 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 3 years/$27M (2012-14), plus 2015 option
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/5/11
    • $3M signing bonus (deferred without interest)
    • 12:$6M, 13:$9M, 14:$9M
    • 2015 option guaranteed at $9M with 55 games finished in 2014 or 100 GF in 2013-14
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for LCS MVP, All-Star. $0.1M each for WS MVP, Rolaids award
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Miami 10/20/12 (Marlins pay $8M of remaining $21M on contract)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 12/3/13 (Rays receive $0.5M from Diamondbacks & $4M of cash Miami paid in 2012 trade) 
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 5/4/14, released by Tampa Bay 5/11/14 
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 5/18/14 (minor-league contract) 
    • opted out of contract with Baltimore 6/8/14
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 6/13/14 (minor-league contract) 
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/15/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.255M (2009)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2008)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/08
  • 1 year/$0.3855M (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003) (split contract)
  • signed by NY Mets 6/98 as an amateur free agent (Rancho Santiago JC, Calif.)
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 8.141

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

Mike Carp 1b-lf
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/12/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 8/3/14 after being DFA by Boston 8/1/14
    • DFA by Texas 8/30/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/14
    • refused assignment by Texas 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2013)
    • acquired by Boston in trade 2/20/13 after being DFA by Seattle 2/12/13
    • signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4888M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/08
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Mets 12/10/08
    • signed by Seattle 2/21/09
  • drafted by NY Mets 2004 (9-254) (Lakewood HS, Calif.)
  • $60,000 signing bonus
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 3.168

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

Erick Fedde rhp
2015

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

Eric Fornataro rhp
2015

  • 2015
    • DFA by Washington 2/3/15, sent outright to Triple-A 2/9/15
  • 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

Lucas Giolito rhp
2015

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

Tony Gwynn Jr. of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/2/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/13 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.9M in majors)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 3/29/14
    • placed on restricted list 6/23/14 (bereavement list extension)
    • activated from restricted list by Philadelphia 6/24/14
    • DFA by Philadelphia 7/21/14, released 7/27/14
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as free agent 8/10/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/2/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/14 (refused assignment)
  • 2 years/$2M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with LA Dodgers 12/12/11
    • 12:$0.85M, 13:$1.15M
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 8/6/12, sent outright to Triple-A 8/8/12
  • 1 year/$0.675M (2011)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/9/10
  • 1 year/$0.4198M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/26/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 4/2/09
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Milwaukee 5/21/09
  • 1 year/$0.3975M (2008)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2008
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/06
  • 1 year (2005) (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/05
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2003 (2-39) (San Diego State)
  • $0.875M signing bonus
  • agent: Tommy Tanzer
  • ML service: 5.146

Jake Johansen rhp
2015

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

Steve Lerud c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/12/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 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

Reynaldo Lopez rhp
2015

  • signed by Washington 6/21/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

Evan Meek rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/21/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/5/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.8M in majors
    • contract selected by Baltimore 3/30/14 
    • DFA by Baltimore 5/16/14 (optional assignment) 
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/6/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/30/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/6/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.875M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 9/10/12, sent outright to Triple-A 9/15/12
  • 1 year/$0.4615M (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4135M (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4005M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008)
    • selected by Pittsburgh from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/6/07
    • signed 3/10/08
    • DFA 5/4/08
    • reacquired from TB for cash, sent outright to Triple-A 5/14/08
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/3/08
  • signed 5/27/03 (Minnesota)
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 3.143

Nick Pivetta rhp
2015

  • drafted by Washington 2013 (4-136) (New Mexico JC)
  • $0.3643M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

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

Clint Robinson 1b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 6/25/14
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 7/10/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/15/14
    • refused assignment by LA Dodgers 10/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 3/29/13 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 3/27/13
    • DFA by Toronto 5/29/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/31/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/28/12 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/20/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/24/10
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2007 (25-756) (Troy)
  • ML service: 0.028

Joe Ross rhp
2015

  • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (1-25) (Bishop O’Dowd HS, Oakland)
  • $2.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service:

Omir Santos c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/22/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/7/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/5/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/9/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 7/14/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 5/30/12
    • DFA by Detroit 6/6/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/12
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 6/13/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 4/19/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 10/31/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Mets 11/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by NY Mets for 2009 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Mets 4/18/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/07 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 9/5/08
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/20/08
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2001 (21-635) (East Central JC, Mo.)
  • ML service: 1.091

Matt Skole 1b-3b
2015

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

Ian Stewart 3b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/23/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 3/30/14
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/19/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/21/14
    • refused outright assignment by LA Angels 10/10/14
  • 1 year/$2M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as free agent 12/6/12 (non-guaranteed)
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 5/8/13
    • released by Chicago Cubs 6/25/13
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 7/5/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.2375M (2012)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Colorado 12/8/11
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$2,287,500 (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration, $2.6M-$2.15M)
    • performance bonuses: $12,500 for 502 PAs. $25,000 each for 500, 600 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.408M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year/$0.404M (2009)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($148,710 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 8/11/07
  • drafted by Colorado 2003 (1-10) (La Quinta HS, Calif.)
  • $1.95M signing bonus
  • agent: Larry Reynolds
  • ML service: 4.171

Dan Uggla 2b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/26/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 5 years/$62M (2011-15)
    • signed extension with Atlanta 1/5/11
    • $1M signing bonus (paid in four $0.25M installments, 2016-19)
    • 11:$9M, 12:13M, 13:$13M, 14:$13M, 15:$13M
    • released by Atlanta 7/18/14
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/25/14
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/1/14, released 8/7/14
  • 1 year/$7.8M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Florida 11/16/10
  • 1 year/$5.35M (2009)
    • won arbitration with Florida 2/12/09 ($5.35M-$4.4M)
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2008)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.392M (2007)
    • renewed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/06
  • selected by Florida from Arizona in Rule 5 draft 12/05
  • drafted by Arizona 2001 (11-338) (Memphis)
  • agent: Terry Bross (previously Jeff Borris)
  • ML service: 8.125

Drew Vettleson of
2015

  • 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: 

Drew Ward 3b
2015

  • drafted by Washington 2013 (3-105) (Leedey HS, Okla.)
  • $0.85M signing bonus ($0.4912M slot)
  • ML service:

 

 

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