Washington Nationals

Service time in years & days (through 2015 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 $1.28 billion in March, 2015.

NATIONALS / EXPOS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2016 $ $ ( )
2015 $162,014,559 $169,227,370 ( 5)
2014 $137,356,579 $141,803,228 ( 9)
2013 $118,289,679 $120,935,536 (10)
2012 $ 92,534,929 $ 96,704,070 (16)
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, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Mike Rizzo President of Baseball Operations & General Manager
2 years (2015-16), plus 2017 club option 

  • 2 years (2015-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed 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 for 2017
  • 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

Dusty Baker Manager 
2 years/$4M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$4M (2016-17)
    • hired by Washington 11/3/15
  • 2 years (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/15/12
    • annual salaries of about $3.5M
    • fired by Cincinnati 10/4/13
  • 2 years (2011-12)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/4/10
  • 3 years/about $10.5M (2008-10)
    • hired by Cincinnati 10/12/07, replacing interim manager Pete Mackanin, receiving annual salaries of about $3.5M
  • Manager, Chicago Cubs (2003-06)
    • 4 years/$15M (2003-06) (04: $3.25M), hired 11/02
    • Cubs announced Baker would not return for 2007 9/06
  • Manager, San Francisco (1993-2002)
    • 2 years/$5.25M (2001-02)
  • former manager Matt Williams
    • 2 years (2014-15), plus 2016-17 club options
      • hired by Washington as manager 10/31/13
      • 2015 salary of $1M
      • Washington exercised 2016 option 2/21/15
      • fired by Washington 10/5/15
  • 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 (John McLaren – interim manager 6/24-26)
    • 1 year (2009)
      • hired 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: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.079

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: Boras Corp. (previously Jeff Borris)
  • ML service: 12.102

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: 10.032

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 club option
    • 2018 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: Boras Corp. (previously ACES)
  • ML service: 6.162

Jonathan Papelbon rhp
4 years/$50M (2012-15), plus 2016 option

  • 4 years/$50M (2012-15), plus 2016 vesting option
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/14/11
    • 12:$11,000,058, 13-15: $13M annually, 16:$13M vesting option
    • 2016 option guaranteed with 55 games finished in 2015 or 100 games finished in 2014-15
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 17 clubs – Arizona, Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Kansas City, LA Dodgers, Miami, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Oakland, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Texas and Toronto as of 12/15)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/15, with Phillies paying $4.5M of $4,830,601 remaining in salary for 2015 and Nationals responsible for the balance
    • Papelbon agreed to a reduction in the price of the 2016 option from $13M to $11M in exchange for Washington guaranteeing the option immediately ($3M of 2016 salary to be deferred until 2017)
  • 1 year/$12M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$9.35M (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 60 GF
  • 1 year/$6.25M (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Rolaids award, All Star selection, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd in vote, $25,000 for 3rd). $0.1M for MVP ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd)
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2008)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/6/08
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.4255M (2007)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/07
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.3354M (2006)
    • re-signed by Boston 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Boston 7/05
  • drafted by Boston 2003 (4-114) (Mississippi State)
  • $264,500 signing bonus (signed without an agent)
  • agent: Levinson brothers, ACES
  • ML service: 10.064

Stephen Strasburg rhp
1 year/$10.4M (2016)

  • 1 year/$10.4M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 5.118

Daniel Murphy 2b
3 years/$37.5M (2016-18)

  • 3 years/$37.5M (2016-18)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/6/16
    • 16:$8M, 17:$12M, 18:$17.5M
    • $5.5M of 2018 salary is deferred without interest, to be paid in installments of $2.5M on 1/15/19 and $3M on 1/15/20
    • with deferrals, MLB calculates present-day value at $37,270,849
  • 1 year/$8M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration, $8.6M-$7.4M)
    • NY Mets made qualifying offer to Murphy 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$5.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.925M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/29/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.4M-$2.55M)
  • 1 year/$512,196 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.422M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/09 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 8/2/08
  • drafted by NY Mets 2006 (13-394) (Jacksonville U)
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 6.109

Ben Revere cf
1 year/$6.25M (2016)

  • 1 year/$6.25M (2016)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Toronto 1/8/16 (Nationals to pay Blue Jays cash to make up difference in 2016 salaries between Revere and Drew Storen, or $2.125M)
    • signed by Washington 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 450, 500 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 7/31/15 with Phillies paying all $1,456,284 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/26/14 (avoided arbitration, $2.425M-$1.4M)
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2013)
    • signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Minnesota 12/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/5/10
  • drafted by Minnesota 2007 (1-28) (Lexington Catholic HS, KY)
  • signed 6/12/07, $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Barry Meister, Dick Robinson
  • ML service: 4.149

Wilson Ramos c
1 year/$5.35M (2016)

  • 1 year/$5.35M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 5.047

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: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.159

Shawn Kelley rhp
3 years/$15M (2016-18)

  • 3 years/$15M (2016-18)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/10/15
    • 16:$4M, 17:$5.5M, 18:$5.5M
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 40, 50 games pitched. $0.1M for 60 games pitched
  • 1 year/$2.835M (2015)
    • signed by San Diego 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.765M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from NY Yankees 12/29/14
  • 1 year/$0.935M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/30/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.2M-$0.75M)
    • may earn additional $0.165M in roster bonuses for 60, 90, 120, 150 days on Major League roster
    • acquired by Yankees in trade 2/13/13 after DFA by Seattle 2/7/13
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4125M (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/09
    • contract purchased by Seattle 4/4/09
  • drafted by Seattle 2007 (13-405) (Austin Peay)
  • agent: Mike McCann, Turner Gary Sports
  • ML service: 6.128

Stephen Drew 2b
1 year/$3M (2016)

  • 1 year/$3M (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M for 80 games. $0.2M each for 90, 100 games. $0.25M each for 110, 120 games. $0.2M for 130 games
  • 1 year/$5M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/6/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 450, 500, 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$14.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 5/20/14
    • pro-rated for remainder of season, to receive $10,093,443
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Boston 7/31/14, with Red Sox paying Yankees an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$9.5M (2013)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/17/12
    • performance bonus: $0.5M for 500 plate appearances
    • Boston made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 2 years/$13.75M (2011-12), plus 2013 mutual option
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$4.65M, 12:$7.75M, 13:$10M mutual option ($1.35M buyout)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 8/21/12 (A’s responsible for remaining 2012 salary and 2013 buyout)
    • Oakland declined 2013 option 10/29/12
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 5 years/$5.5M (2005-09)
    • signed Major League contract with Arizona 5/05
    • $4M signing bonus paid over 4 years
    • 05-06: average annual salaries of $0.3M, 07:$1.5M, 08:$1.5M, 09:$1.5M
    • $2M in “easily attainable” bonuses, for total possible value of $7.5M
  • drafted by Arizona 2004 (1-15) (Florida State)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 9.038

Oliver Perez lhp
2 years/$7M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$7M (2016-17)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/10/15
    • 16:$3M, 17:$4M
  • 2 years/$4.25M (2014-15)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 3/7/14
    • 14:$1.75M, 15:$2.5M
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Arizona 8/8/15
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/3/12
    • may earn additional $0.6M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/18/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 6/16/12
  • 3 years/$36M (2009-11)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/2/09
    • 09:$12M, 10:$12M, 11:$12M
    • released by NY Mets 3/21/11
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/24/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2008)
    • won in arbitration with NY Mets 2/22/08 ($6.5M-$4.725M)
  • 1 year/$2.325M (2007)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $12,500 each for 15, 25 GS. $25,000 each for 155, 165, 175, 185, 195 IP
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/06 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/06
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2005)
    • renewed by Pittsburgh 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.321M (2004)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.305M (2003)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/03
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from San Diego 8/03
  • signed 1999 by San Diego as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • agent: Mike Fischlin, Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 11.058

Danny Espinosa ss
1 year/$2.875M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.875M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 4.113

Anthony Rendon 3b
1 year/$2.8M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.8M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$7.2M (2011-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/15/11
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 14: $1.2M, 15:$2.5M club option
    • Washington exercised 2015 option 10/15
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (1-6) (Rice)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.130

Yusmeiro Petit rhp
1 year/$3M (2016), plus 2017 option

  • 1 year/$3M (2016), plus 2017 club option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/14/15
    • 16:$2.5M, 17:$3M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • option guaranteed with 80 innings pitched in 2016
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by San Francisco 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.845M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 3/17/13 
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/23/13 
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/28/13 
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/23/13 
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/5/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 9/7/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 11/23/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 2/10/10 after being DFA 2/6/10
  • 1 year/$0.4115M (2009)
    • re-signed by Arizona 2/26/09 ($182,900 in minors)
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers from Arizona 11/5/09
  • 1 year/$0.394M (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed 3/07
    • acquired in trade 3/07, with Arizona paying $1M of Jorge Julio’s 2007 salary
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/05
    • acquired 11/05 in trade from NY Mets (Florida paid Mets $7M of $48M remaining on Carlos Delgado’s contract)
    • signed 2/06
  • signed 2001 by NY Mets as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 5.016

Jose Lobaton c
1 year/$1,387,500 (2016)

  • 1 year/$1,387,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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
  • agent: Athletes X
  • ML service: 4.138

Tyler Moore 1b-lf
1 year/$0.9M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.9M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5182M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 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)
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 3.018

Tanner Roark rhp
1 year/$0.5296M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5296M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 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)
  • agent: Matt Colleran
  • ML service: 2.055

Clint Robinson 1b
1 year/$0.525M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.525M (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/5/15
  • 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: 1.028

Aaron Barrett rhp
1 year/$0.5142M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5142M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 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: 1.144

Matt den Dekker cf-rf
1  year/$512,972 (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • acquired by Washington in trade from NY Mets 3/30/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/27/13
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (5-152) (University of Florida)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.033

Blake Treinen rhp
1 year/$0.5128M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5128M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 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: 1.065

Michael Taylor of
1 year/$0.5087M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5087M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 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: 1.037

Chris Bostick 2b
2016

  • 2016
    • contract selected by Washington 11/19/15
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Texas 12/11/14
  • acquired by Texas in trade from Oakland 12/3/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (44-1,336) (Aquinas Institute, Rochester, NY)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

A.J. Cole rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 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: 0.047

Abel De Los Santos rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/20/15
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Texas 12/12/14
  • signed by Texas 2010 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.006

Wilmer Difo ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • signed by Washington 6/3/10 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.051

Brian Goodwin of
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (1s-34) (Miami Dade JC)
  • $3M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 0.000

Trevor Gott rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/13/15
    • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Angels 12/10/15
  • acquired by LA Angels in trade from San Diego 7/19/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2013 (6-178) (Kentucky)
  • $0.2M signing bonus ($0.2429M slot)
  • ML service: 0.114

Matt Grace lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (8-236) (UCLA)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.074

Taylor Jordan rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 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: MVP Sports Group
  • ML service: 1.047

Spencer Kieboom c
2016

  • 2016
    • contract selected by Washington 11/19/15
  • drafted by Washington 2012 (5-174) (Clemson)
  • $0.2M signing bonus ($0.2234M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Nick Lee lhp
2016

  • 2016
    • contract selected by Washington 11/19/15
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (38-1,136) (Weatherford JC, Texas)
  • ML service: 0.000

Rafael Martin rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/14/15
  • signed by Washington 2/17/10 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.048

Felipe Rivero lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/14
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Tampa Bay 2/13/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/30/08 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 0.162

Joe Ross rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/6/15
  • 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: 0.094

Pedro Severino c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/1/15
  • signed by Washington 12/13/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.034

Sammy Solis lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 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: 0.097

Trea Turner ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Washington 8/21/15
  • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 6/14/15 (player to be named later in 12/19/14 trade)
  • drafted by San Diego 2014 (1-13) (NC State)
  • $2.9M signing bonus ($2.7233M slot)
  • ML service: 0.045

Minor leagues

Bronson Arroyo rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/26/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn $6M in performance bonuses based on starts up to 32
  • 2 years/$23.5M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/7/14
    • 14:$9.5M, 15:$9.5M, 16:$11M club option ($4.5M buyout)
    • if traded, 2016 option increases to $13M
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Arizona 6/20/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 7/30/15 with $7,926,229 remaining on contract ($3,426,229 in 2015 salary and $4.5M buyout) (Dodgers pay $0.5M with Braves responsible for the balance left on the deal)
    • elected free agency 11/7/15
  • 3 years/$35M (2011-13)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 12/4/10, reworking option year in previous contract
    • $15M deferred without interest, paid through 2021, reducing present-day AAV to $28.9M
    • 11:$6.5M, 12:$7M, 13:$6.5M
    • if traded, deferrals are voided and paid up-front
  • 2 years/$25M (2009-10), plus 2011 club option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 2/07
    • $2.5M signing bonus (paid 2008)
    • 09:$9.5M, 10:$11M, 11:$11M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 2011 option may increase to $13M based on IP
    • agreed to give up 2008 performance bonuses as part of deal
    • Cincinnati exercised 2011 option at $11.5M 11/3/10
  • 3 years/$11.25M (2006-08)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/06 (avoided arbitration, $4.2M-$2.95M)
    • $0.75M signing bonus
    • 06:$2.75M, 07:$3.8M, 08:$3.95M
    • $0.325M performance bonus with 210 IP in 2008
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Boston 3/06, with Red Sox paying $1.5M to Reds
  • 1 year/$1.85M (2005)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/05 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.3325M (2004)
  • claimed by Boston off waivers from Pittsburgh 2/4/03
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 1995 (3-69) (Hernando HS, Brooksville, Fla.)
  • agent: Terry Bross, Turn 2 Sports
  • ML service: 13.150

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 (through 2014)

Dan Butler c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Washington in trade 1/14/15 after being DFA by Boston 1/7/15
    • signed by Washington 3/15
    • DFA by Washington 7/28/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/31/15
  • 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 (through 2014)

Erik Davis rhp
2016

  • 2016
    • DFA by Washington 1/6/16, sent outright to Triple-A 1/14/16
  • 1 year/$0.5089M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 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)
  • agent: Excel Sports Management
  • ML service: 1.111

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 2014)

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 (through 2014)

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:

Juan Gutierrez rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/26/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Francisco 6/1/15 (exercised opt-out clause)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 6/8/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 8/2/15
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 8/11/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/13/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.85M in majors
    • contract selected by San Francisco 3/28/14
    • DFA by San Francisco 11/20/14, refused assignment 11/26/14
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 10/18/12 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/12 
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 7/24/13 after being DFA by Kansas City 7/14/13 
    • DFA by LA Angels 11/27/13, non-tendered 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/13/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4305M (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11
    • released by Arizona 10/13/11
  • 1 year/$0.411M (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Houston 12/14/07
    • signed by Arizona 3/9/08
  • 1 year (2007)

    • re-signed by Houston 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/05 (split contract)
  • signed by Houston 2000 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 5.035 (through 2014)

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: John Boggs, Tommy Tanzer
  • ML service: 5.146 (through 2014)

Chris Heisey of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.16M (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 7/30/15, released 8/7/15
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 8/13/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Toronto for cash 8/31/15
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/6/15
    • elected free agency 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$1.76M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Cincinnati 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$1.325M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/31/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.65M-$1.05M)
    • performance bonus: $30,000 for 400 plate apperaances
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/20/09
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2006 (17-504) (Messiah College, Penn.)
  • agent: Adam Karon
  • ML service: 5.042

Taylor Hill rhp
2016

  • 2016
    • DFA by Washington 1/6/16, sent outright to Triple-A 1/14/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/25/14
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (6-187) (Vanderbilt)
  • $36,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.030

Jake Johansen rhp
2015

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

Aaron Laffey lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/19/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 7/10/15
    • DFA by Colorado 7/11/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/13/15
    • contract selected by Colorado 7/28/15
    • DFA by Colorado 8/1/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/4/15
    • elected free agency 10/14/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Baltimore as free agent 1/23/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/27/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 4/7/13 
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 4/23/13 after being DFA by NY Mets 4/21/13 
    • DFA by Toronto 4/27/13, sent outright to Triple-A 4/29/13 (refused assignment) 
    • signed by Dodgers as a free agent 4/30/13 (minor-league contract) 
    • released by LA Dodgers 7/1/13
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/11/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/31/11 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.8M in majors
    • contract purchased by Toronto 4/9/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 10/4/12
  • 1 year/$0.4316M (2011)
    • re-signed 3/11
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Cleveland 3/2/11
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 8/19/11 after being DFA by Seattle 8/17/11
    • DFA by NY Yankees 8/21/11 (sent to Triple-A on optional assignment 8/24/11)
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers from NY Yankees 10/11/11
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 12/12/11
  • 1 year/$0.4219M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4087M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/22/09 ($134,000 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.393M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/1/08 (split contract, $62,500 in minors)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 8/3/07
  • drafted by Cleveland 2003 (16-468) (Allegany HS, Foxburg, Md.)
  • $0.363M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.101

Reynaldo Lopez rhp
2015

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

Nick Masset rhp 
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington 12/14/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/13/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • released by Miami 3/31/15
    • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 4/6/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 4/21/15
    • DFA by Miami 5/17/15 (refused outright assignment 5/18/15)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/19/15
    • DFA by Atlanta 7/6/15, released 7/7/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 2/17/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 5/5/14
  • 2 years/$5.5M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 1/25/12 (avoided arbitration, $2.9M-$2.1M)
    • 12:$2.4M, 13:$3.1M
    • 2013 salary may increase based on 2012 games finished: $50,000 for 25 GF, $0.1M for 40 GF, $0.2M each for 50, 60 GF
    • performance bonuses for 2012-13 combined: $50,000 for 77 games
    • performance bonuses for 2013: $50,000 for 25 GF, $0.1M for 40 GF, $0.2M each for 50, 60 GF
  • 2 years/$2.58M (2010-11)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/16/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • 10:$1.035M, 11:$1.545M
    • $0.3M in performance bonuses based on games, GF
    • 2011 salary may increase by $0.78M based on 2010 games, GF
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/2/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • re-signed by White Sox 2/27/08
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from White Sox 7/31/08
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
    • acquired by White Sox in trade from Texas 12/06
    • re-signed by White Sox 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Texas 6/06
  • drafted by Texas 2000 (8-244) (St. Petersburg College, Fla.)
  • signed by Texas 5/28/01 (draft & follow)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 8.026

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 by Pittsburgh 3/10/08
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 5/4/08, sent outright to Triple-A 5/14/08 (rights retained in trade with Tampa Bay 5/14/08)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/3/08
  • 1 year (2006)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 8/25/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • released by Minnesota 6/22/05
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 9/17/05
  • drafted by Minnesota 2002 (11-332) (Bellevue CC, Wash.)
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 3.143 (through 2014)

Chris Nelson 2b-3b
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/25/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 5/8/15
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 5/9/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Milwaukee 6/17/15
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/21/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/27/14 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 3/28/14 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Cincinnati 3/29/14
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 4/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 5/6/14 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Cincinnati 6/16/14
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 6/18/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/18/14
    • DFA by San Diego 9/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/14
    • refused assignment by San Diego 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 5/1/13 after being DFA by Colorado 4/28/13
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 5/18/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 5/15/13
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/10/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/13
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/31/13
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (1-9) (Redan HS, Decatur, Ga.)
  • $2.15M signing bonus
  • agents: Lon Babby, Jim Tanner
  • ML service: 2.171 (through 2014)

Brendan Ryan ss-2b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/2/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 2 years/$5M (2014-15), plus 2016 option
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/27/13
    • 14:$2M, 15:$2M, 16:$2M club option / $1M player option
    • performance bonuses
    • Ryan exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Yankees 12/8/15
    • released by Chicago Cubs 12/23/15
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Seattle 9/11/13
  • 2 years/$2.75M (2011-12)
    • signed by Seattle 1/7/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$1M, 12:$1.75M
    • 2011 performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 400, 440 PAs. $75,000 each for 480, 520, 560, 600 PAs
    • 2012 performance bonuses: $0.15M for 450 PAs. $0.2M each for 500, 550, 600 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from St. Louis 12/12/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09
  • 1 year/$0.393M (2008)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/05
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/06
  • drafted by St. Louis 2003 (7-215) (Lewis-Clark State College, Idaho)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 8.082

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.)
  • agent: Praver-Shapiro
  • ML service: 1.091 (through 2014)

Logan Schafer cf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/17/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5105M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/2/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 9/1/11
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2008 (3-94) (Cal-Poly)
  • signed 6/08, $0.404M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.115

Scott Sizemore inf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Miami 7/8/15
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 8/22/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/29/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 4/15/14 
    • released by NY Yankees 7/31/14
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 8/9/14 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Detroit 5/27/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/27/10
  • drafted by Detroit 2006 (5-142) (Virginia Commonwealth)
  • $0.1975M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.055 (through 2014)

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 (through 2014)

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: 

P.J. Walters rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 4/4/15
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 5/5/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Dodgers 6/1/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/21/13 (minor-league deal)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City 5/25/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as free agent 10/29/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 5/25/13 
    • DFA by Minnesota 7/5/13, sent outright to Triple-A 7/8/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/14/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 5/10/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/24/12 (refused assignment) 
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 5/27/11
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 7/7/11
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from St. Louis 7/27/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 9/6/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/09 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 4/17/09
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (11-346) (South Alabama)
  • ML service: 1.114 (through 2014)

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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