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 $1.3 billion in March, 2016.

NATIONALS / EXPOS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2016 $145,178,886 $ ( )
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: 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
    • 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: 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

Stephen Strasburg rhp
1 year/$10.4M (2016)
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: 5.118

Mark Melancon rhp
1 year/$9.65M (2016)

  • 1 year/$9.65M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Pittsburgh 7/29/16 with $3,374,863 remaining on contract and Pirates paying Nationals about $0.5M as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$5.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.595M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.521M (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • award bonuses, including $10,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.521M (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/9/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Boston 12/26/12
  • 1 year/$0.421M (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/11
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Houston 12/14/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/12/10
    • acquired by Houston in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/25/09
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (9-284) (Arizona)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 5.098

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: 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: Octagon
  • 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
  • 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

Mat Latos rhp
1 year/$3M (2016)

  • 1 year/$3M (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/9/16
    • award bonuses: $0.1M each for MVP, Cy Young, WS MVP
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 6/9/16, released 6/16/16
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/29/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/2/16
  • 1 year/$9.4M (2015)
    • lost arbitration with Miami 2/5/15 ($10.4M-$9.4M)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Miami 7/30/15 with $3,390,163 remaining on contract for 2015 and Marlins paying Dodgers an undisclosed amount as part of the deal
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 9/17/15, released 9/25/15
    • signed by LA Angels 9/28/15
  • 2 years/$11.5M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 2/12/13 (avoided arbitration, $4.7M-$4.15M)
    • 13:$4.25M, 14:$7.25M
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Cincinnati 12/11/14
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2012)
    • signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4607M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from San Diego 12/17/11
  • 1 year/$0.4078M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 7/19/09
  • drafted by San Diego 2006 (11-333) (Coconut Creek HS, Fla.)
  • $1.25M signing bonus
  • agent: Bledsoe Agency
  • ML service: 6.079

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

Marc Rzepczynski lhp
1 year/$2.95M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.95M (2016)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 12/2/15
    • signed by Oakland 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 8/25/16 (Athletics paid Nationals an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 65 games
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Cleveland 7/31/15
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from San Diego 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$1.375M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/1/13 (avoided arbitration, $1.3M-$0.9M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 70, 75 appearances 
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from St. Louis 7/30/13
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year/$0.4296M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 7/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.404M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 7/7/09
  • drafted by Toronto 2007 (5-175) (UC-Riverside)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service: 5.132

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: MVP Sports (previously 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
  • agent: Godoy Sports
  • 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

Matt Belisle rhp
1 year/$1.25M (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/17/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • may opt out 3/27/16 or 6/1/16 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Washington 3/29/16
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2015)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/2/14
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 50, 60 games. $0.2M for 70 games
  • 2 years/$8.125M (2012-13), plus 2014 option
    • signed extension with Colorado 2/3/12
    • 12:$3.775M, 13:$4.1M, 14:$4.25M mutual option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $0.225M/year based on games finished
  • 2 years/$6.125M (2011-12)
    • signed extension with Colorado 2/19/11 (replacing 1 year/$2.35M deal signed 1/11/11, avoiding arbitration)
    • 11:$2.35M, 12:$3.775M
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 11/5/09 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses:
      • $0.275M based on games (55-75)
      • $0.2M based on games finished, starting at 40
  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/14/09 (minor-league contract, $0.8M in majors)
    • performance bonuses:
      • $25,000 for 165 IP, $50,000 for 175 IP, $75,000 for 185 IP, $0.1M for 195 IP, $0.125M for 205 IP
      • $25,000 each for 55, 60 games. $50,000 each for 65, 70, 75 games
    • contract purchased by Colorado 4/10/09
    • DFA by Colorado 5/25/09, sent outright to Triple-A 5/27/09
    • contract purchased by Colorado 7/11/09
    • DFA by Colorado 7/16/09
    • contract purchased by Colorado 9/8/09
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2008)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/31/08 (avoided arbitration, $1.6M-$1M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each 175, 185, 200, 210 IP
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 12/12/08
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2007)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.3435M (2006)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/05
  • 1 year (2004)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/04
  • 1 year (2003)
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Atlanta 8/14/03
  • drafted by Atlanta 1998 (2-52) (McCallum HS, Austin, Texas)
  • $1.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Greg Landry, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 10.019

Chris Heisey of
1 year/$1.25M (2016)

  • 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: 5.042

Sean Burnett lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington 11/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 4/1/16 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Washington 4/4/16 after exercising opt-out clause
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 4/10/16 (minor-league contract with right to opt-out at end of April)
    • released by LA Dodgers 5/1/16 (exercised opt-out)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • exercised right to opt out of contract with Atlanta 5/20/16
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 5/23/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 9/2/16
    • contract selected by Washington 9/2/16
  • 2 years/$8M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/5/12
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 13:$3.5M, 14:$3.75M, 15:$4.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2015 option guaranteed with total of 110 games in 2013-14
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.625M based on games, up to 65
    • LA Angels declined 2015 option 10/30/14
  • 2 years/$3.95M (2011-12), plus 2013 mutual option
    • signed extension with Washington 12/23/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$1.4M, 12:$2.3M, 13:$3.5M mutual option ($0.25M buyout)
    • Burnett forfeits buyout if he declines option
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for 35 GF, $0.15M for 45 GF, $0.25M for 55 GF
    • Burnett declined 2013 option 11/1/12
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2010)
    • lost arbitration with Washington 2/20/10 ($0.925M-$0.775M)
  • 1 year/$0.4085M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/09
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Pittsburgh 6/30/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 2/1/08, sent outright to Triple-A 2/7/08
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 5/4/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • renewed by Pittsburgh 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.321M (2005)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/05
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2000 (1-19) (Wellington HS, Fla.)
  • $1.65M signing bonus
  • agent: Jim Munsey
  • ML service: 8.085

Tanner Roark rhp
1 year/$0.5434M (2016)

  • 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: 2.055

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: 1.028

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: 1.065

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: 1.037

Aaron Barrett rhp
1 year/$0.5194M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5194M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 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: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 1.144

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: 0.094

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: 0.047

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: 0.051

Lucas Giolito rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/28/16
  • drafted by Washington 2012 (1-16) (Harvard-Westlake HS, Studio City, Calif.)
  • $2.925M signing bonus ($2.125M slot)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

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: 0.000

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: 0.000

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: 0.114

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: 0.074

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: 0.000

Reynaldo Lopez rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/19/16
  • signed by Washington 6/21/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $17,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

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: 0.048

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: 0.034

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: 0.097

Trea Turner ss
1 year (2016)

  • 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: 0.045

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
    • re-signed 3/30/16 after opting out (minor-league contract)
  • 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

Chris Bostick 2b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/19/15
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
    • DFA by Washington 9/18/16
  • 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

Justin De Fratus rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.75 (2016)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/2/15
    • performance bonuses: $15,000 each for 30, 40 games pitched. $20,000 for 50 games
    • released by Seattle 3/16/16 (due 30 days’ pay, or $122,950)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/18/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Seattle 6/11/16
    • released by Texas 7/14/16
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 7/22/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.528M (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/7/15
    • refused assignment, elected free agency 10/9/15
  • 1 year/$0.513M (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/19/10
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2007 (11-353) (Manhattan)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 3.090

Matt den Dekker cf-rf
1  year/$0.5159M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5159M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
    • DFA by Washington 9/2/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/16
  • 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
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 1.033

Dane Dunning rhp
2016

  • drafted by Washington 2016 (1-29) (Florida)
  • $2M signing bonus ($2.0346M slot)
  • ML service:

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:

Juan Gutierrez rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)

    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 2/21/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 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: Godoy Sports
  • ML service: 5.035 (through 2014)

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:

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
  • agent: Dave Pasti
  • ML service: 4.101

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

Steve Lombardozzi inf
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 10/26/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago White Sox 3/31/16
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/6/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Baltimore 2/4/15
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/6/15
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 7/23/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/27/15
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/1/14 
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Detroit 3/24/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 12/8/14
  • 1 year/$501,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Washington 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/6/11
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (19-571) (St. Petersburg College)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.058 (through 2014)

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:

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

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:

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
  • agent: ACES
  • 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:

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: 1.027

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 (through 2014)

Andrew Stevenson of
2016

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

Austin Voth rhp
2016

  • drafted by Washington 2013 (5-166) (Washington)
  • $0.2728M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • 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)
  • agent: Aspire Sports
  • ML service: 1.114 (through 2014)

 

 

 

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