Washington Nationals

Service time in years & days (through 2016 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 $1.3 billion in March, 2016.

NATIONALS / EXPOS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2017 $ $ ( )
2016 $145,178,886 $170,876,032 (11)
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 2017-18 option

  • 2 years (2015-16), plus 2017-18 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 one club option covering 2017-18, which Washington must exercise or decline by 6/15/16
    • Washington exercised 2017-18 option 5/14/16
  • 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: 8.079

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
    • 10/15/15: Phillies, Werth agree to defer $10M of his 2016 salary at 5 percent interest, to be paid in 2018
  • 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: 13.102

Stephen Strasburg rhp
7 years/$175M (2017-23)

  • 7 years/$175M (2017-23)
    • signed extension with Washington 5/10/16
    • $10M signing bonus to be paid 7/1/19
    • 17:$15M, 18:$15M, 19:$35M, 20:$25M, 21:$15M, 22:$15M, 23:$45M
    • $70M deferred without interest ($30M in 2019, $10M in 2020, $30M in 2023), paid in seven $10M installments each July 1, 2024-30, reducing the contract’s present-day value to about $162M
    • Strasburg may opt out of contract after 2019 and 2020 seasons:
      • with opt-out after 2019, $30M in deferred 2019 salary to be paid in three $10M installments each July 1, 2020-22
      • with opt-out after 2020, $40M in deferred 2019-20 salaries to be paid in four $10M installments each July 1, 2021-24
    • annual performance bonus: $1M each for 180 innings pitched
    • limited no-trade protection beginning with 2017 season (Strasburg to earn right to reject any trade as 10-and-5 player in May, 2020)
    • largest-ever contract for pitcher after Tommy John surgery
  • 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: 6.118

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: 11.032

Bryce Harper rf
1 year/$13.625M (2017)

  • 1 year/$13.625M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year

    • re-signed
  • 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: 4.159

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
    • Washington exercised 2017 option 11/3/16
  • 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: 7.162

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: ACES
  • ML service: 7.109

Matt Wieters c
1 year/$10.5M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year/$10.5M (2017), plus 2018 player option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/17
    • 17:$10.5M, 18:$10.5M player option
    • $5M in salary is deferred, to be paid in 2021
  • 1 year/$15.8M (2016)
    • accepted qualifying offer from Baltimore 11/13/15
  • 1 year/$8.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • Baltimore made qualifying offer to Wieters 11/6/15
  • 1 year/$7.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/6/14 (avoided arbitration, $8.75M-$6.5M)
    • award bonuses, including $75,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$5.5 (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/10/12
  • 1 year/$452,250 (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • renewed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/29/09
  • drafted by Baltimore 2007 (1-5) (Georgia Tech)
  • signed 8/15/07, $6M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 7.129

Anthony Rendon 3b
1 year/$5.8M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 3.130

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
  • ML service: 7.128

Tanner Roark rhp
1 year/$4.315M (2017)

  • 1 year/$4.315M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5434M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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: 3.055

Derek Norris c
1 year/$4.2M (2017)

  • 1 year/$4.2M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.925M (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/14
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 12/18/14
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/18/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11
    • signed by Oakland 2/12
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (4-130) (Goddard HS, Kan.)
  • $0.21M signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 4.102

Adam Eaton cf
5 years/$23.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 options

  • 5 years/$23.5M (2015-19), plus 2020-21 club options
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 3/20/15, replacing one-year, $0.56M contract signed 3/3/15
    • 15:$0.85M, 16:$2.75M, 17:$4M, 18:$6M, 19:$8.4M, 20:$9.5M club option ($1.5M buyout), 21:$10.5M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • 2021 option increases to $13M with MVP in any season 2015-20 or $12M with second- or third-place finish in any MVP vote in 2015-20
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/7/16
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2014)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Arizona 12/10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 9/4/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2010 (19-571) (Miami-Ohio)
  • agent: Diamond Sports Management
  • ML service: 4.030

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: 12.144

Stephen Drew 2b
1 year/$3.5M (2017)

  • 1 year/$3.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 1/26/17
    • 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/$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: 10.038

Jose Lobaton c
1 year/$1.575M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.575M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 12/1/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 200 plate appearances
  • 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: 5.138

Adam Lind 1b
1 year/$1.5M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2017), plus 2018 mutual option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/13/17
    • 17:$1M, 18:$5M mutual option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 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
  • 4 years/$18M (2010-13), plus 2014-16 club options
    • signed extension with Toronto 4/3/10, replacing 1-year, $0.41M deal for 2010
    • $0.6M signing bonus
    • 10:$0.4M, 11:$5M, 12:$5M, 13:$5M, 14:$7M club option ($2M buyout), 15:$7.5M club option ($1M buyout), 16:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 5/31/12
    • contract purchased by Toronto 6/25/12
    • Toronto exercised 2014 option 11/1/13
    • Toronto exercised 2015 option 11/1/14
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Toronto 11/1/14
    • Milwaukee exercised 2016 option 11/3/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Milwaukee 12/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.4118M (2009)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/25/09
  • 1 year/$0.3964M (2008)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/29/08 ($0.1157M in minors)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 9/06
  • drafted by Toronto 2004 (3-83) (South Alabama)
  • $0.44M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 9.058

Chris Heisey of
1 year/$1.4M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.4M (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/19/16
    • performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • contract selected by Washington 3/31/16
  • 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: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 6.042

Clint Robinson 1b
1 year/$0.5349M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5349M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 2.028

Blake Treinen rhp
1 year/$0.5249M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5249M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 2.065

Michael Taylor of
1 year/$0.524M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.524M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.010

Joe Ross rhp
1 year/$0.5144M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5144M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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: 1.094

Enny Romero lhp
2017

  • 2017
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Tampa Bay 2/7/17
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • signed by Tampa Bay 6/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.072

A.J. Cole rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 0.092

Trea Turner ss
2017

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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: 0.135

Austin Adams rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by LA Angels 11/18/16
    • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Angels 12/10/16
  • drafted by LA Angels 2012 (8-267) (South Florida)
  • $0.1275M signing bonus ($0.1348M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Rafael Bautista of
2017

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/16
  • signed by Washington 1/3/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Jimmy Cordero rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
    • acquired by Washington in trade 11/23/16 after being DFA by Philadelphia 11/18/16
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Toronto 7/31/15
  • signed by Toronto as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic 1/6/12
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 0.000

Wilmer Difo ss
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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: 0.110

Koda Glover rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/20/16
  • drafted by Washington 2015 (8-254) (Oklahoma State)
  • $0.2M signing bonus ($0.1661M slot)
  • ML service: 0.051

Brian Goodwin of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.044

Trevor Gott rhp
1 year/$0.516M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.516M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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)
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 0.145

Matt Grace lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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: 0.145

Spencer Kieboom c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/19/15
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • drafted by Washington 2012 (5-174) (Clemson)
  • $0.2M signing bonus ($0.2234M slot)
  • agent: Career Sports & Entertainment
  • ML service: 0.006

Rafael Martin rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/14/15
  • signed by Washington 2/17/10 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.080

Jose Marmolejos 1b
2017

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/16
  • signed by Washington 6/9/11 as an amateur free agent (Broward CC, Fla.)
  • ML service: 0.000

Raudy Read c
2017

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/16
  • signed by Washington 1/24/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Pedro Severino c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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: 0.094

Matt Skole 1b-3b
2017

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/16
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (5-157) (Georgia Tech)
  • $0.1611M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Sammy Solis lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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 Sports
  • ML service: 1.084

Austin Voth rhp
2017

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/18/16
  • drafted by Washington 2013 (5-166) (Washington)
  • $0.2728M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor leagues

Matt Albers rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/31/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.15M in majors)
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 3/27 & 6/1/17
    • performance bonuses based on appearances: $75,000 each for 25, 30 g. $0.1M each for 35, 40 g. $0.125M each for 45, 50 g
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2016), plus 2017 club option
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/21/16
    • 16:$2M, 17:$3M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • Chicago White Sox declined 2017 option 11/3/16
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/13/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/5/15
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/17/13
    • 14:$2.25M, 15:$3M club option ($0.2M buyout)
    • Houston declined 2015 option 10/9/14
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2014), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/17/13
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 12/12/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Boston 7/31/12
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Arizona 12/11/12
  • 1 year/$0.875M (2011)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/16/10
  • 1 year/$0.68M (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 12/12/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • split contract paying $0.64M in majors, $0.275M in minors
    • non-tendered by Baltimore 12/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Houston 12/12/07
    • signed by Baltimore 1/25/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by Houston 11/05
    • re-signed by Houston 2/06
  • drafted by Houston 2001 (23-686) (draft & follow) (San Jacinto JC, Calif.)
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 9.141

Emmanuel Burriss 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/13/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/18/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.925M in majors)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 4/2/16
    • DFA by Philadelphia 6/1/16, sent outright to Triple-A 6/4/16
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/19/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/10/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/26/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 7/28/15
  • 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: 4.100

Joey Butler of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/10/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/31/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/3/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 5/3/15
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers 12/7/15 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 12/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 3/27/14
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/9/14
    • released by St. Louis 5/23/14 (rights sold to Orix of Japan)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/5/13
    • claimed by St. Louis off waivers 10/3/13 after being DFA by Texas 9/30/13
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (15-453) (New Orleans)
  • agent: Frye McCann
  • ML service: 1.031

Tim Collins lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/13/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 11/30/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • refused assignment, elected free agency 11/18/16
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3625M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5345M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$495,725 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/17/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 3/30/11
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Atlanta 7/31/10
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Toronto 7/14/10
  • signed by Toronto 2007 as a free agent (Worcester Technical HS)
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 5.097

Neal Cotts lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 3/2/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • released by Houston 3/25/16
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 4/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • exercised right to opt out of contract 5/17/16 (released 5/18/16)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 5/20/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Yankees 6/13/16
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 6/20/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$3M (2015)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/30/15
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Milwaukee 8/21/15
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/15/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 5/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/20/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent for 2011 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/4/10 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.9M in majors, $0.12M in minors
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 12/12/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/12/09
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2008)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 12/13/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 50, 55, 60 games
    • award bonuses: $0.15M for WS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, LCS MVP, Rolaids ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd-4th). $75,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$0.825M (2007)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $0.15M for World Series MVP
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2006)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/06
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Chicago White Sox 11/064
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2005)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/05
  • 1 year/$0.31M (2004)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/04
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Oakland 12/02
  • drafted by Oakland 2001 (2-69) (Illinois State)
  • $0.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 7.041

Irving Falu inf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/10/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 6/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/4/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/26/14
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers from Milwaukee 6/26/14
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from San Diego 7/17/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 8/7/14
  • 1 year/$492,025 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/15/13
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/20/13, released 11/26/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/3/12
  • drafted by Kansas City 2003 (21-612) (Indian Hills CC, Iowa)
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.120

Erick Fedde rhp
2016

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

Anderson Franco 3b
2016

  • signed by Washington 8/15/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

Grant Green 2b-3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/27/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/30/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 6/30/16
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/28/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/1/16
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/9/15
    • DFA by LA Angels 9/30/15, sent outright to Triple-A 10/7/15
  • 1 year/$502,250 (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Oakland 7/30/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2009 (1-13) (USC)
  • signed 8/17/09, $2.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 1.137

Jeremy Guthrie rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)

    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/3/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/20/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.75M in majors
    • may opt out of contract 3/28/16 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Texas 3/28/16 after exercising opt-out clause
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 3/31/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Diego 6/1/16
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 6/25/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Miami 7/30/16
  • 3 years/$25M (2013-15)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/20/12
    • 13:$5M, 14:$11M, 15:$9M
    • deal restructured 1/13/14, reducing 2014 salary from $11M to $8M and adding a 2016 mutual option for $10M ($3.2M buyout)
    • Kansas City declined 2016 option 11/4/15
  • 1 year/$8.2M (2012)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Baltimore 2/6/12
    • signed by Colorado 2/6/12 (avoided arbitration, $10.25M-$7.25M)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Colorado 7/20/12
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11/11 (avoided arbitration, $6.5M-$5M)
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$3M (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/12/10 (avoided arbitration, $3.625M-$2.3M)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd or 3rd in vote); $50,000 each All Star, Gold Glove, WS MVP, LCS MVP
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2009)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.77M (2008)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/16/08 (split contract, $0.247M in minors)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd or 3rd). $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP, WS MVP
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • claimed off waivers from Cleveland after being DFA 1/07
  • 4 years/$4.5M (2003-06)
    • signed Major League contract with Cleveland 10/3/02
    • $2M signing bonus
    • $2.5M paid over 4 years
  • drafted by Cleveland 2002 (1-20) (Stanford)
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2001 (3-84) (did not sign)
  • agents: Excel Sports Management
  • ML service: 9.130

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)
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service:

Carter Kieboom ss
2016

  • drafted by Washington 2016 (1-28) (Walton HS, Marietta, Ga.)
  • $2M signing bonus ($2.0659M slot)
  • ML service:

Nick Lee lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/19/15
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
    • DFA by Washington 7/20/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/23/16
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (38-1,136) (Weatherford JC, Texas)
  • ML service: 0.000

Reynaldo Lopez rhp
2016

  • signed by Washington 6/21/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $17,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Kyle McGowin rhp
2017

  • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Angels 12/10/16
  • drafted by LA Angels 2013 (5-157) (Savannah State)
  • $0.27M signing bonus ($0.2976M slot)
  • ML service:

Joe Nathan rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/31/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M)
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016), plus 2017 club option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 5/17/16
    • 16:$0.5075M (pro-rated), 17:$1.5M club option
    • 2017 option increases to $1.75M with a $0.125M buyout if Nathan appears in 30 games in 2016, spends 75 days on the active roster and finishes the 2016 season uninjured
    • 2017 becomes a mutual option for $2M with a $0.25M buyout if Nathan has 30 games finished in 2016, spends 75 days on the active roster and finishes the 2016 season uninjured
    • 2016 bonuses: $25,000 each for 15, 20, 25, 30 games. $0.1M each for 10, 15, 20 GF. $0.25M each for 25, 30 GF. $0.25M each for 15, 30 days on roster. $333,333 each for 45, 60, 75 days on roster
    • 2017 bonuses: $25,000 each for 30, 40, 50, 60 games. $0.25M each for 30, 35, 40, 45 GF. $50,000 each for 50, 55, 60 GF. $0.15M each for 30, 45, 60, 75 days on active roster. $0.225M each for 90, 120, 150, 180 days on active roster
    • award bonus: $50,000 for Comeback Player of Year
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/5/16 (refused assignment)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 8/16/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/3/16
  • 2 years/$20M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/4/13
    • 14:$9M, 15:$10M, 16:$10M club option ($1M buyout)
    • limited no-trade clause (Nathan may block deals to five clubs)
    • Detroit declined 2016 option 11/3/15
  • 2 years/$14.75M (2012-13), plus 2014 club option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/22/11
    • 12:$7M, 13:$7M, 14:$9M club option ($0.75M buyout)
    • Nathan may void option, forfeit buyout with 55 GF in 2013 and 100 GF in 2012-13
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for 45 GF. $0.3M each 50, 55, 60 GF
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection 
    • Texas declined 2014 option 11/1/13
  • 4 years/$47M (2008-11), plus 2012 club option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/24/08, replacing 2008 option
    • 08:$11.25M, 09:$11.25M, 10:$11.25M, 11:$11.25M, 12:$12.5M club option ($2M buyout)
    • price of 2012 option increases by $0.5M each for 55 GF in 2010, 55 GF in 2011, and 110 GF in 2010-11 combined
    • limited no-trade clause
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
  • 2 years/$10M (2006-07), plus 2008 club option
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/05
    • 06:$3.75M, 07:$5.25M, 08:$6M club option ($1M buyout)
    • Minnesota exercised $6M 2008 option 10/29/07
  • 2 years/$2.54M (2004-05)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/04
    • 04:$0.44M, 05:$2.1M (including escalators)
    • escalators may increase 2005 salary
    • $25,000 All-Star award bonus
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/03
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from San Francisco 11/03
  • 1 year (2002)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/02
  • 1 year (2001)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/01
  • 1 year/$0.225M (2000)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/00
  • 1 year/$0.2M (1999)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 2/99
  • 1 year (1998)
    • contract purchased by San Francisco 11/97
  • drafted by San Francisco 1995 (6-159) (Stony Brook)
  • agent: Dave Pepe, Pro Agents Inc.
  • ML service: 15.060

Josh Outman lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/7/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 7/9/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.925M (2015)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/7/15
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 50 games pitched. $75,000 for 55 games. $0.1M each for 60, 65 games. $0.15M for 70 games
    • released by Atlanta 8/4/15
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2014)
    • signed by Cleveland 1/15/14 (avoided arbitration) 
    • DFA by Cleveland 6/18/14, sent outright to Triple-A 6/25/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Cleveland 8/28/14
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/28/14
    • DFA by NY Yankees 9/22/14
    • refused assignment by NY Yankees 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.675M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/16/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Colorado 12/18/13
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Oakland 1/16/12
    • signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired in trade from Philadelphia 7/17/08 (Blanton deal)
    • contract purchased 9/2/08
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2005 (10-307) (Central Missouri State)
  • $52,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Turner Gary Sports
  • ML service: 5.105

Victor Robles of
2016

  • signed by Washington 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Brandon Snyder 1b-3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/20/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/26/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/2/16
    • DFA by Atlanta 8/7/16
    • contract selected by Atlanta 8/25/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 4/27/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 11/21/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/12/12 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Texas 3/27/13
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 3/31/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 6/25/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Baltimore 1/3/12
    • signed by Texas 3/1/12
    • non-tendered by Texas 11/30/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 11/18/09
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • drafted by Baltimore 2005 (1-13) (Westfield HS, Va.)
  • signed 6/05, $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 2.058

Jhonatan Solano c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/29/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Miami 4/24/15
    • DFA by Miami 6/20/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
    • released by Washington 11/18/14
  • 1 year (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
  • signed by Washington 2006 as an amateur free agent from Colombia
  • ML service: 1.076

Neftali Soto 1b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/8/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/8/14 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Cincinnati 3/23/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2007 (3-109) (Colegio Marista HS, Manati, PR)
  • $0.279M signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.100

Andrew Stevenson of
2016

  • drafted by Washington 2015 (2-58) (LSU)
  • $0.75M signing bonus ($1.0581M slot)
  • ML service:

Jacob Turner rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/13/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/29/16
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/17/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/5/16
  • 4 years/$5.5M (2010-13), plus 2014, 2015 club options
    • signed Major League contract with Detroit 8/17/09
    • $4.7M signing bonus
    • guaranteed salaries between $0.8M and $2.15M, based on when Turner reaches majors
    • 2014 and 2015:$1M club options ($0.5M in minors)
    • if otherwise eligible for arbitration after 2013 or 2014, Turner may void option and file for arbitration
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Detroit 7/23/12
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 8/8/14 after being DFA by Miami 8/5/14
    • Chicago Cubs exercised 2015 option 11/1/14
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Chicago Cubs 10/27/15
    • non-tendered by Chicago White Sox 12/2/15
  • drafted by Detroit 2009 (1-9) (Westminster Christian, St. Louis, Mo.)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.111

Vance Worley rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/28/17 (minor-league contract, salary of $1M in majors, $1.65M in performance bonuses)
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2016)
    • signed by Baltimore 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Baltimore 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Pittsburgh 2/10/15 ($2.45M-$2M)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/30/15
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/15/15
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Pittsburgh 10/20/15
  • 1 year/$0.5275M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 3/21/14
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Minnesota 3/25/14
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/15/14
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Philadelphia 12/6/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 7/21/10
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2008 (3-102) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 6/08, $0.355M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 4.112