Washington Nationals

Service time in years & days (through 2014 season).
A group led by Ted Lerner bought the Nationals for $450M in May, 2006. Major League Baseball had purchased the franchise formerly known as the Expos for $120M in 2002. Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.28 billion in March, 2015. Bloomberg valued the franchise at $850M in October, 2013.

  • 2015 payments for former players:
    • $ 245,901 (Kevin Frandsen)
NATIONALS / EXPOS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2015 $162,014,559 $ ( )
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
2015 - 

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

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

  • 2 years (2014-15), plus 2016-17 club options
    • hired by Washington as manager 10/31/13
    • Washington exercised 2016 option 2/21/15
  • Arizona 2005-13
    • third-base coach, 2011-13
    • first-base coach, 2010
    • special assistant, 2005-09 
  • former manager Davey Johnson
    • 2 years (2013-14)
      • signed extension with Washington 11/10/12
      • Johnson to manage in 2013, serve as special assistant in 2014
    • 3 years (2011-13)
      • selected by Washington as manager 6/26/11, replacing interim manager John McLaren and manager Jim Riggleman
      • Johnson signed three-year consulting contract, agreeing to serve as manager for remainder of 2011 season and advise club on hiring of the Nationals’ next manager
      • Washington exercised option for 2012 10/31/11
  • former manager Jim Riggleman
    • 2 years (2010-11), plus 2012 club option
      • selected by Washington as permanent manager 11/12/09
      • 11:$0.6M, 12:$0.6M club option
      • club may dismiss Riggleman after 2010 season and pay buyout
      • resigned 6/23/11, with John McLaren serving as interim manager 6/24-26
    • 1 year (2009)
      • hired by Washington as interim manager 7/12/09, replacing Manny Acta
  • former manager Manny Acta (2007-09)
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 & 2010 options
      • hired by Washington 11/06, replacing Frank Robinson
      • 07:$0.5M
      • Washington exercised 2009 option 9/28/07
      • fired by Washington 7/12/09
  • former manager Frank Robinson (2000-06)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ryan Zimmerman 1b
6 years/$100M (2014-19), plus 2020 option

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

Dan Uggla 2b
5 years/$62M (2011-15)

  • 5 years/$62M (2011-15)
    • signed extension with Atlanta 1/5/11
    • $1M signing bonus (paid in four $0.25M installments, 2016-19)
    • 11:$9M, 12:13M, 13:$13M, 14:$13M, 15:$13M
    • released by Atlanta 7/18/14
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/25/14
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/1/14, released 8/7/14
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/26/14 (minor-league contract) (Nationals pay pro-rated share of minimum salary)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/5/15
  • 1 year/$7.8M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Florida 11/16/10
  • 1 year/$5.35M (2009)
    • won arbitration with Florida 2/12/09 ($5.35M-$4.4M)
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2008)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$0.392M (2007)
    • renewed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • re-signed by Florida 2/06
  • selected by Florida from Arizona in Rule 5 draft 12/05
  • drafted by Arizona 2001 (11-338) (Memphis)
  • agent: Turn 2 Sports Management (previously Jeff Borris)
  • ML service: 8.125

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

  • 1 year/$11.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$7.2M (2014)
    • signed by Washington 2/1/14 (avoided arbitration, $8.5M-$5.75M)
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 each for 200, 210 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Detroit 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2012)
    • renewed by Detroit 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4365M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/11
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Seattle 7/30/11
  • 1 year/$0.4065M (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 8/7/09
  • drafted by Seattle 2006 (7-201) (Fresno State)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • agent: PSI Sports
  • ML service: 5.058

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 1 year/$7.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.975M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/11/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$15.1M (2009-12)
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/17/09
    • $7.5M signing bonus
      (paid in 3 installments of $2.5M, 9/1/09, 1/10/10, 1/10/11)
    • 09:$0.4M (pro-rated), 10:$2M, 11:$2.5M, 12:$3M
    • if not arbitration-eligible after 2012 season, 2013 salary is $3.9M
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (1-1) (San Diego State)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 4.118

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

  • 1 year/$5.7M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.45M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • $1M in performance bonuses based on games finished
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$498,750 (2012)
    • renewed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/17/10
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (1-10) (Stanford)
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen)
  • ML service: 4.140

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

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

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

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

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

  • 1 year/$3.55M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.095M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$501,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$491,250 (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 7/28/10 (Nationals paid Twins $0.5M as part of the trade)
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/19/08
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • signed by Minnesota 2004 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Relativity Baseball
  • ML service: 4.047

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anthony Rendon 3b
4 years/$7.2M (2011-14), plus 2015 club option

  • 4 years/$7.2M (2011-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/15/11
    • $6M signing bonus
    • 14: $1.2M, 15:$2.5M club option
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (1-6) (Rice)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 1.130

Craig Stammen rhp
1 year/$2.25M (2015)

  • 1 year/$2.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$2.25M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Washington 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • 13:$0.875M, 14:$1.375M
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Washington 5/21/09
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (12-354) (Dayton)
  • ML service: 4.160

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

  • 1 year/$1.8M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$540,850 (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year/$526,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$0.506M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/1/10
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (3-87) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 8/11/08, $0.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 3.113

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

  • 1 year/$1.2M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Tampa Bay 2/13/14
  • 1 year/$0.4965M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4815M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/20/08
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 6/9/09
    • contract purchased by San Diego 7/5/09
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 7/30/09 after being DFA by San Diego 7/28/09
  • signed by San Diego 2002 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Athletes X
  • ML service: 3.138

Reed Johnson of
1 year/$1M (2015)

  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami as a free agent 2/17/15 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • may opt out of contract 3/29/15 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Miami 3/30/15
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/30/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/5/15
  • 1 year/$1M (2014)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/31/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • contract selected by Miami 3/30/14
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2013), plus 2014 club option
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/6/12
    • 13:$1.6M, 14:$1.6M club option ($0.15M buyout)
    • may earn additional $0.15M in performance bonuses
    • Atlanta declined 2014 option 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/21/11
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2011)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/12/11 (minor-league deal)
    • $0.9M salary in majors
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 4/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2010)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/2/10
    • $0.25M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3M (2009)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 12/12/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses based on starts, PAs
  • 1 year/$3.275M (2008)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/2/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.75M guaranteed
    • performance and award bonuses
    • released by Toronto 3/25/08
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/25/08 (1 year/$1.3M)
  • 1 year/$3.075M (2007)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/07 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$2.5M)
    • $0.225M in performance bonuses based on PAs
  • 1 year/$1.425M (2006)
    • re-signed 12/05 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.318M (2004)
  • ML service: 11.145

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

  • 1 year/$0.5296M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5061M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Washington 8/6/13
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Texas 7/30/10
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (25-753) (Illinois)
  • agent: Matt Colleran
  • ML service: 1.055

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

  • 1 year/$0.525M (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 6/25/14
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 7/10/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/15/14
    • refused assignment by LA Dodgers 10/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 3/29/13 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 3/27/13
    • DFA by Toronto 5/29/13, sent outright to Triple-A 5/31/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/10/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 11/28/12 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/20/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/24/10
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • drafted by Kansas City 2007 (25-756) (Troy)
  • ML service: 0.028

Tyler Moore 1b-lf
1 year/$0.5182M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5182M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5079M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year/$0.493M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (16-481) (Mississippi State)
  • ML service: 2.018

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

  • 1 year/$0.5142M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (9-266) (University of Mississippi)
  • $35,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 0.144

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

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • acquired by Washington in trade from NY Mets 3/30/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/27/13
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (5-152) (University of Florida)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.109

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

  • 1 year/$0.5128M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 4/12/14
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 1/16/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2011 (7-226) (South Dakota State)
  • $52,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.065

Erik Davis rhp
1 year/$0.5089M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5089M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5014M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 3/28/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (13-405) (Stanford)
  • agent: Excel Sports Management
  • ML service: 1.045

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

  • 1 year/$0.5087M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (6-172) (Westminster Academy, Fort Lauderdale)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 0.037

Dan Butler c
1 year (2015)

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

A.J. Cole rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 1/16/13
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (4-116) (Oviedo HS, Fla.)
  • $2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Wilmer Difo ss
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • signed by Washington 6/3/10 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Brian Goodwin of
1 year (2015)

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

Matt Grace lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (8-236) (UCLA)
  • $0.125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Taylor Hill rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 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: 0.006

Taylor Jordan rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5043M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/29/13
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (9-262) (Brevard CC, Fla.)
  • $99,500 signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports Group
  • ML service: 1.005

Rafael Martin rhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/14/15
  • signed by Washington 2/17/10 as a free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 0.000

Felipe Rivero lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/14
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Tampa Bay 2/13/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • signed by Tampa Bay 7/30/08 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 0.000

Sammy Solis lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Washington 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • drafted by Washington 2010 (2-51) (University of San Diego)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor leagues

Bruce Billings rhp
1 year (2015)

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

Emmanuel Burriss ss
1 year (2015)

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

Xavier Cedeno lhp
1 year/$0.5165M (2015)

  • 1 year/$0.5165M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/15
    • DFA by Washington 4/14/15
  • 1 year/$0.5078M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year/$0.4959M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • claimed by Washington off waivers 4/23/13 after being DFA by Houston 4/18/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 10/24/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Houston 5/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Houston 9/11/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/5/11
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (31-920) (Miami-Dade College)
  • agent: MDR Sports Management
  • ML service: 1.060

Manny Delcarmen rhp
1 year (2015)

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

Erick Fedde rhp
2015

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

Eric Fornataro rhp
2015

  • 2015
    • DFA by Washington 2/3/15, sent outright to Triple-A 2/9/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
    • claimed by Washington off waivers from St. Louis 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/12
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • drafted by St. Louis 2008 (6-185) (Miami-Dade CC, Fla.)
  • $0.15M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.032

Lucas Giolito rhp
2015

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

Tony Gwynn Jr. of
1 year (2015)

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

Rich Hill lhp
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/27/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/1/14 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 5/15/14 
    • contract selected after being acquired by LA Angels in trade from Boston 7/1/14 
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/5/14, released 7/9/14
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 7/16/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/5/14
    • DFA by NY Yankees 8/29/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/1/14
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/14
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/7/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/11/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/30/11 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $0.725M in majors, may opt out in spring if not on major-league roster
    • contract purchased by Boston 2/21/12
    • non-tendered by Boston 11/30/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/31/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Boston 5/5/11
    • non-tendered by Boston 12/12/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/26/10 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.575M salary in majors (opted out)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 6/30/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Boston 9/13/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 10/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2009)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Chicago Cubs 2/2/09
    • signed by Baltimore 3/8/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/30/09
  • 1 year/$0.445M (2008)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 6/05
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2002 (4-112) (Michigan)
  • $0.302M signing bonus
  • ML service: 6.100

Jake Johansen rhp
2015

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

Steve Lerud c
1 year (2015)

  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/12/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/11/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 6/9/13 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 6/27/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/12/11 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 8/24/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/18/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as free agent 12/20/10 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/6/09 (minor-league deal)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Kansas City 3/27/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/09
    • sent outright to Double-A 11/6/09
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2003 (3-75) (Galena HS, Reno, Nev.)
  • $0.5125M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.060

Reynaldo Lopez rhp
2015

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

Evan Meek rhp
1 year (2015)

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

Nick Pivetta rhp
2015

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

Matt Purke lhp
1 year (2015)

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

Joe Ross rhp
2015

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

Omir Santos c
1 year (2015)

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

Matt Skole 1b-3b
2015

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

Ian Stewart 3b
1 year (2015)

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

Drew Vettleson of
2015

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

Drew Ward 3b
2015

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

 

 

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