Colorado Rockies

Service time in years & days (through 2016 season).
A group led by Jerry McMorris and Charlie Monfort bought the Rockies for $95M in 1992. Monfort & his brother, Dick, bought out McMorris’ shares 12/05. 

Forbes magazine valued the club at $1 billion in April, 2017.

ROCKIES PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2017 $127,828,571 $ ( )
2016 $112,645,071 $116,767,428 (22)
2015 $ 97,069,630 $107,665,140 (21)
2014 $ 93,581,071 $ 97,975,929 (18)
2013 $ 73,949,071 $ 78,836,045 (23)
2012 $ 81,135,571 $ 84,194,072 (22)
2011 $ 82,311,404 $ 96,145,529 (15)
2010 $ 84,268,333 $ 87,974,390 (17)
2009 $ 75,201,000 $ 84,450,797 (16)
2008 $ 68,655,500 $ 74,791,621 (22)
2007 $ 54,424,000 $ 61,348,681 (26)
2006 $ 41,233,000 $ 58,075,937 (25)
2005 $ 48,155,000 $ 32,504,000 (28)
2004 $ 65,445,167 $ 69,486,511 (14)
2003 $ 67,179,667 $ 78,738,492 (15)
2002 $ 56,851,043 $ 56,509,185 (17)
2001 $ 71,541,333 $ 68,624,989 (14)
2000 $ 64,100,000 $ 63,986,567 (10)
  • 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.

Jeff Bridich Senior VP & GM
2015 -

  • 2015 -
    • promoted to Senior VP & GM 10/8/14, replacing Dan O’Dowd
  • 2011-14
    • senior director, player development
  • 2006-10
    • director, baseball operations
  • Assistant General Manager Zack Rosenthal
  • Assistant General Manager Jonathan Weil
  • Senior VP, International Scouting & Development Rolando Fernandez
  • Senior Director, Scouting Operations Marc Gustafson
  • Senior Director, Player Development Zachary Wilson
  • Special Assistant to the GM Danny Montgomery
  • Director, Major League Operations Paul Egins

Bud Black Manager
3 years (2017-19), plus option  

  • 3 years (2017-19), plus 2020 option 
    • hired by Colorado as manager 11/7/16
  • San Diego, 2007-15
    • 3 years (2011-13), plus 2014-15 club options
      • signed extension with San Diego 7/19/10
      • San Diego exercised 2014-15 options 11/19/12
      • fired by San Diego 6/15/15 
    • 1 year (2010), plus 2011 club option
      • signed extension with San Diego 8/7/09
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
      • hired by San Diego 11/06, replacing Bruce Bochy, who had 1 year, $1.9M left on his contract (Black’s 2007 salary reportedly at least $1M less than Bochy’s $1.9M)
      • San Diego exercised 2009 option 3/25/08
  • former manager Walt Weiss
    • 3 years / about $2M (2014-16)
      • signed extension with Colorado 10/15/13
      • resigned as manager 10/3/16
    • 1 year (2013)
      • hired by Colorado as manager 11/7/12
  • former manager Jim Tracy
    • 2013 -
      • agreed to “indefinite” handshake extension with Colorado 2/12
      • resigned as manager 10/7/12 with $1.4M left on deal for 2013
    • 3 years/$4.4M (2010-12)
      • signed extension as permanent manager with Colorado 11/18/09
    • 1 year (2009)
      • hired by Colorado as interim manager 5/29/09, replacing Clint Hurdle
    • 3 years/$3.2M (2006-08)
      • hired as manager by Pittsburgh 10/05
      • fired by Pittsburgh 10/5/07
  • former manager Clint Hurdle
    • 2 years (2008-09)
      • signed extension with Colorado 4/07
      • fired by Colorado 5/29/09
    • 1 year/$0.8M (2007)
      • signed extension with Colorado 2/06
    • 2 years/$1.1M (2003-04), plus 2005-06 options
      • 03:$0.525M, 04:$0.575M, 05:$0.75M club option,
        06:$0.85M club option
      • 2003-04 included $0.1M personal services contract each year
      • Colorado exercised 2005 & 2006 options 11/03
    • 1 year (2002)
      • hired by Colorado 4/02, replacing Buddy Bell

Carlos Gonzalez cf
7 years/$80M (2011-17)

  • 7 years/$80M (2011-17)
    • signed extension with Colorado 1//11/11
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 11:$1M, 12:$5M, 13:$7.5M, 14:$10.5M, 15:$16M, 16:$17M, 17:$20M
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All-Star selection. $50,000 for Silver Slugger. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP
    • $1M assignment bonus if traded
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2009)
    • renewed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($149,172 in minors)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Oakland 11/12/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • signed by Arizona 2/07
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/14/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/06
  • signed by Arizona 8/02 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 8.059

Nolan Arenado 3b
2 years/$29.5M (2017-18)

  • 2 years/$29.5M (2017-18)
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • 17:$11.75M, 18:$17.75M
  • 1 year/$5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 4/28/13
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (2-59) (El Toro HS, Lake Forest, Calif.)
  • $0.625M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 3.155

Ian Desmond 1b-lf
5 years/$70M (2017-21), plus 2022 option

  • 5 years/$70M (2017-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/7/16
    • 17:$8M, 18:$22M, 19:$15M, 20:$15M, 21:$8M, 22:$15M club option ($2M buyout)
    • assignment bonus: $1M if traded
    • if traded once, Desmond receives full no-trade protection thereafter
  • 1 year/$8M (2016)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/29/16
    • Texas made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/4/16 (rejected)
  • 2 years/$17.5M (2014-15)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • 14:$6.5M, 15:$11M
    • Washington made qualifying offer to Desmond 11/6/15
  • 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: Sports One Athlete Management
  • ML service: 7.027

Gerardo Parra rf 
3 years/$27.5M (2016-18), plus 2019 option

  • 3 years/$27.5M (2016-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/20/16
    • 16:$8M, 17:$8M, 18:$10M, 19:$12M club option ($1.5M buyout)
  • 1 year/$6.237M (2015)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/15 with $2,215,327 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$4.85M (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 2/3/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.2M-$4.3M)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Arizona 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 2/5/13 (avoided arbitration, $2.7M-$2.1M)
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2012)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.426M (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4055M (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 5/12/09
  • signed by Arizona 8/04 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 7.145

Charlie Blackmon of
1 year/$7.3M (2017)

  • 1 year/$7.3M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 11/30/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/25/16 (avoided arbitration, $3.9M-$2.7M)
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14 ($205,379 in minors)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 6/6/11
  • drafted by Colorado 2008 (2-72) (Georgia Tech)
  • signed 6/08, $0.563M signing bonus
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 4.102

Pat Neshek rhp
2 years/$12.5M (2015-16), plus 2017 option

  • 2 years/$12.5M (2015-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/10/14
    • 15:$5.5M, 16:$6.5M, 17:$6.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2017 option may increase by $2.5M to $9M based on games finished
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Houston 11/4/16
    • Philadelphia exercised 2017 option 11/4/16
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Philadelphia 7/27/17 with $2,379,781 remaining on contract
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 2/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • contract selected by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year/$0.975M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 11/28/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 45, 55, 65 games
    • DFA by Oakland 8/26/13, sent outright to Triple-A 8/28/13
    • contract selected by Oakland 9/3/13
    • refused outright assignment by Oakland 11/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/12 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade (for cash) from Baltimore 8/3/12
    • contract purchased by Oakland 8/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.625M (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers from Minnesota 3/20/11
    • DFA by San Diego 8/21/11, optioned to Triple-A 8/24/11
    • DFA by San Diego 9/1/11, sent outright to Triple-A 9/6/11
  • 1 year/$0.625M (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$0.435M (2008)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2007)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 11/05
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/06
  • drafted by Minnesota 2002 (6-182) (Butler)
  • agent: Meister Sports
  • ML service: 8.159

Greg Holland rhp
1 year/$7M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year/$7M (2017), plus 2018 vesting option
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/28/17
    • 17:$6M, 18:$10M mutual option ($1M buyout if Holland declines)
    • 2018 becomes $15M player option with 50 games pitched or 30 games finished in 2017 (met)
    • 2017 performance bonuses: $0.5M each for 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 pitching appearances. $1M each for 20, 30 games finished. $2M each for 40, 50, 60 GF
    • 2018 performance bonuses: $2M each for 30, 40, 50 GF
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for Comeback Player of Year
    • reached GF threshold 9/17, making 2018 a $15M player option
  • 1 year/$8.25M (2015)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/13/15 (avoided arbitration, $9M-$6.65M)
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for reliever of the year ($50,000 for second or third place)
    • assignment bonus: $0.1M if traded
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$4.675M (2014)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/13/14 (avoided arbitration, $5.2M-$4.1M)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.5395M (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
  • 1 year/$528,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$497,150 (2012)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/22/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 7/29/10
  • drafted by Kansas City 2007 (10-306) (Western Carolina)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp. (previously Turner Gary Sports)
  • ML service: 5.028

Jake McGee lhp
1 year/$5.9M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.9M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 40, 50, 60, 70 pitching appearances
  • 1 year/$4.8M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Tampa Bay 1/28/16
  • 1 year/$3.55M (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5062M (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.4842M (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4152M (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 Tampa Bay 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2004 (5-135) (Reed HS, Nev.)
  • $0.215M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 5.127

Jonathan Lucroy c
5 years/$11M (2012-16), plus 2017 option

  • 5 years/$11M (2012-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 3/26/12, replacing 1 year deal signed 3/12
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 12:$0.5M, 13:$0.75M, 14:$2M, 15:$3M, 16:$4M, 17:$5.25M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • if Lucroy qualifies as a Super 2 after 2012 season, salaries increase to $1.9M in 2013, $2.3M in 2014, $3.3M in 2015, $4.25M in 2016 (met)
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs) (for 2016, no-trade list includes Cleveland, Detroit, LA Angels, Minnesota, Oakland, San Diego, Seattle, Washington)
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 8/1/16 with $1,689,891 remaining on contract
    • Texas exercised 2017 option 11/4/16
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Texas 7/30/17 ($1,807,377 remaining on contract)
  • 1 year/$0.424M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 5/21/10
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2007 (3-101) (Louisiana-Lafayette)
  • signed 6/12/07, $0.34M signing bonus
  • agent: Sports One Athlete Management
  • ML service: 6.136

D.J. LeMaheiu 2b
2 years/$7.8M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$7.8M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with Colorado 2/17/16 (avoided arbitration, $3.3M-$2.8M)
    • 16:$3M, 17:$4.8M
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/8/11
    • signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/30/11
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2009 (2-79) (LSU)
  • $0.508M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.128

Tyler Chatwood rhp
1 year/$4.4M (2017)

  • 1 year/$4.4M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$2M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Colorado 1/14/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • 15:$1M, 16:$1M
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 14, 17 starts. $50,000 each for 20, 23 GS. $0.1M for 26 GS
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 4/11/11
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from LA Angels 11/30/11
  • drafted by LA Angels 2008 (2-74) (Redlands East Valley HS, Calif.)
  • $0.547M signing bonus
  • agent: Bob Garber (previously Boras Corp.) (previously Dan Lozano)
  • ML service: 5.039

Michael Dunn lhp
3 years/$19M (2017-19), plus 2020 option

  • 3 years/$19M (2017-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/15/16
    • 17:$4M, 18:$7M, 19:$7M, 20:$6M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2020 option guaranteed at $7M with 60 games in 2019 or 130 games in 2018-19 combined
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 30, 35 games finished. $0.15M for 40, 45 GF. $0.2M for 50 GF. $0.3M for 55 GF.
    • assignment bonus: $0.5M with trade
  • 2 years/$5.8M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Miami 2/8/15 (avoided arbitration, $2.6M-$2.355M)
    • 15:$2.35M, 16:$3.45M
    • 2016 performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 55, 60 innings
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • renewed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/3/10
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Atlanta 11/16/10 (Uggla deal)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Yankees 3/3/09 (split contract, $32,500 in minors)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from NY Yankees 12/22/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/20/08
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2004 (33-999) (Austin Peay, Lipscomb)
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 6.079

Adam Ottavino rhp
3 years/$10.4M (2016-18)

  • 3 years/$10.4M (2016-18)
    • signed extension with Colorado 12/17/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • 16:$1.3M, 17:$2.1M, 18:$7M
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/26/15 (avoided arbitration, $1.475M-$1M)
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/11
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers from St. Louis 4/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/09
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
    • sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/17/10
  • drafted by St. Louis 2006 (1-30) (Northeastern)
  • signed 6/06, $0.95M signing bonus
  • agent: All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 5.087

Mark Reynolds 1b
1 year/$1.5M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 2/1/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.5M in majors)
    • may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Colorado 3/26/17
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/16/15
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $0.1M for 100. $0.2M each for 200, 300. $0.3M each for 400, 500.
  • 1 year/$2M (2015)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/11/14
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 250, 350, 450, 550 plate appearances
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/17/13 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$6M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/9/12
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 400, 450, 500, 550, 575, 600 plate appearances
    • DFA by Cleveland 8/8/13, released 8/12/13
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 8/16/13
  • 3 years/$14.5M (2010-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Arizona 3/15/10, replacing 1-year/$0.5M deal renewed 3/11/10
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 10:$0.5M, 11:$5M, 12:$7.5M, 13:$11M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • limited no-trade protection
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Arizona 12/6/10
    • Baltimore declined 2013 option 10/31/12
    • non-tendered by Baltimore 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.4225M (2009)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/3/09
  • 1 year/$0.3965M (2008)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 5/17/07
  • drafted by Arizona 2004 (16-476) (Virginia)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 9.138

Ryan Hanigan c
1 year/$1.25M (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/25/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • may earn additional $0.375M in performance bonuses based on games started as catcher
    • released by Philadelphia 3/27/17
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 3/28/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • contract selected by Colorado 5/3/17
  • 3 years/$10.75M (2014-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 12/3/13
    • 14:$2.75M, 15:$3.5M, 16:$3.7M, 17:$3.75M club option ($0.8M buyout)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Tampa Bay 12/19/14
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
    • Boston declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 3 years/$4M (2011-13)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 3/13/11
    • $0.3M signing bonus
    • 11:$0.45M, 12:$1.2M, 13:$2.05M
    • performance bonuses: $0.4M each in 2012, 2013
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Cincinnati 12/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/24/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 9/4/07
  • signed by Cincinnati 2002 as a free agent (Rollins College, Fla.)
  • agent: O’Connell Sports
  • ML service: 8.077

Alexi Amarista 2b-ss
1 year/$1.25M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2017), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/9/17
    • 17:$1.1M, 18:$2.5M club option ($0.15M buyout)
  • 2 years/$2.5M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with San Diego 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.1M signing bonus
    • 15:$1.1M, 16:$1.3M
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.5111M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4974M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from LA Angels 5/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by LA Angels 4/25/11
  • signed by LA Angels 1/07 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: World Sports
  • ML service: 5.040

Chad Bettis rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/1/13
  • drafted by Colorado 2010 (2-76) (Texas Tech)
  • $0.477M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 2.096

Chris Rusin lhp
1 year/$0.545M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers from Chicago Cubs 9/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 8/21/12
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2009 (4-140) (Kentucky)
  • $0.14M signing bonus
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 2.092

Tyler Anderson lhp
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • drafted by Colorado 2011 (1-20) (Oregon)
  • $1.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 1.065

Jairo Diaz rhp
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/8/14
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from LA Angels 12/10/14
  • signed by LA Angels 8/1/07 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.064

Jon Gray rhp
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/4/15
  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (1-3) (University of Oklahoma)
  • $4.8M signing bonus ($5.6264M slot)
  • agent: CAA Sports (previously BBI Sports Group)
  • ML service: 1.062

Scott Oberg rhp
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Colorado 4/12/15
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (15-468) (Connecticut)
  • agent: Big League Management
  • ML service: 1.081

Trevor Story ss
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2011 (1s-45) (Irving HS, Texas)
  • $0.915M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports (previously Kyle Dison)
  • ML service: 1.000

Tony Wolters c
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers 2/18/16 after being DFA by Cleveland 2/12/16
    • signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2010 (3-87) (Rancho Buena Vista HS, Vista, Calif.)
  • $1.35M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 1.000

David Dahl of
1 year/$0.537M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.537M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 7/25/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (1-10) (Oak Mountain HS, Birmingham, Ala.)
  • $2.6M signing bonus ($2.7M slot)
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 0.070

Carlos Estevez rhp
1 year/$0.537M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.537M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • signed by Colorado 5/31/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.162

German Marquez rhp
1 year/$0.537M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.537M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Tampa Bay 1/28/16
    • signed by Colorado 3/16
  • signed by Tampa Bay 2011 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.225M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.027

Tom Murphy c
1 year/$0.537M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.537M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Colorado 9/11/15
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (3-105) (Buffalo)
  • $0.454M signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 0.055

Kyle Freeland lhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Colorado 4/2/17
  • drafted by Colorado 2014 (1-8) (Evansville)
  • $2.3M signing bonus ($3.1908M slot)
  • agent: MSM Sports
  • ML service: 0.000

Antonio Senzatela rhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • signed by Colorado 7/8/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Yency Almonte rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • acquired by Colorado in trade from Chicago White Sox 11/24/15
  • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from LA Angels 2/4/15
  • drafted by LA Angels 2012 (17-537) (Columbus HS, Miami)
  • $0.25M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Shane Carle rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • acquired by Colorado in trade from Pittsburgh 11/11/14
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2013 (10-299) (Long Beach State)
  • $0.1M signing bonus ($0.1356M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Rayan Gonzalez rhp
1 year/$0.535M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (21-648) (Bethune-Cookman)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jeff Hoffman rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/20/16
  • acquired by Colorado in trade from Toronto 7/27/15 (Tulowitzki deal)
  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (1-9) (East Carolina)
  • $3.0808M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.044

Zach Jemiola rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (9-288) (Great Oak HS, Temecula, Calif.)
  • $0.1285M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan McMahon 3b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/11/17
  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (2-76) (Mater Dei HS, Santa Ana, Calif.)
  • $1.3276M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jordan Patterson rf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 9/6/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (4-109) (South Alabama)
  • $0.425M signing bonus ($0.4726M slot)
  • ML service: 0.027

Zac Rosscup lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/22/17
    • acquired by Colorado in trade 6/26/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/22/17
  • 1 year/$0.5245M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.5105M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/3/13
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Tampa Bay 1/8/11 (Garza deal)
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2009 (28-859) (Chemeketa CC, Ore.)
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 2.105

Raimel Tapia of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/20/15
    • signed by Colorado 3/16
  • signed by Colorado 11/10 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.031

Mike Tauchman cf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/27/17
  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (10-289) (Bradley)
  • $10,000 signing bonus ($0.1387M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Pat Valaika ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 9/6/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (9-259) (UCLA)
  • $0.1485M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.027

Minor Leagues

Cristhian Adames ss
1 year/$0.54M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.54M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
    • DFA by Colorado 4/30/17, sent outright to Triple-A 5/5/17
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
  • signed by Colorado 9/14/07 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.052

Stephen Cardullo ss-of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 3/31/17
    • released by Colorado 5/18/17
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 5/21/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/6/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/26/16
    • non-tendered by Colorado 12/2/16
  • 2013-15: Rockland of independent Can-Am League
  • 2012: Florence of independent Frontier League
  • released by Arizona 3/20/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2010 (24-721) (Florida State)
  • ML service: 0.038

Ryan Castellani rhp
2017

  • drafted by Colorado 2014 (2-48) (Brophy Prep, Phoenix)
  • $1.1M signing bonus ($1.158M slot)
  • ML service:

Daniel Castro 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/21/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/11/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 6/17/15
  • signed by Atlanta as an amateur free agent from Mexico 8/10/09
  • agent: Victor Tranquillo
  • ML service: 0.139

Rosell Herrera of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/8/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
    • non-tendered by Colorado 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • signed by Colorado 7/2/09 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Ryan Howard 1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 4/6/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.75M in majors
    • released by Atlanta 5/8/17
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 8/12/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 5 years/$125M (2012-16), plus 2017 option
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 4/26/10
    • 12:$20M, 13:$20M, 14:$25M, 15:$25M, 16:$25M, 17:$23M club option ($10M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for second in vote, $50,000 for third). $25,000 for All Star.
    • perks: right to buy 8 season tickets for Philadelphia home games
    • most favored nation no-trade protection (excluding contracts later acquired through trade or assignment) allowing Howard to block deals to 20 clubs/season, matching Cliff Lee’s no-trade provision
    • as of January, 2015, Howard could block trades to all clubs except Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Kansas City, LA Angels, NY Yankees, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Texas (full 10-and-5 rights 5/2/15)
    • Philadelphia declined 2017 option 11/16
  • 3 years/$54M (2009-11)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 2/8/09 (avoided arbitration, $18M-$14M)
    • 09:$15M, 10:$19M, 11:$20M
    • salaries for 2010, 2011 increase by $1M with MVP in previous season or by $0.5M with 2nd place in MVP vote in previous season
    • award bonuses: $0.1M each for Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, WS MVP, All Star start. $50,000 each for All Star selection or LCS MVP
    • $1M assignment bonus if traded before 11/1/10, no bonus if traded thereafter
  • 1 year/$10M (2008)
    • won in arbitration with Philadelphia 2/21/08 ($10M-$7M)
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2007)
    • renewed by Philadelphia 3/07 (record for less than 2 years of service)
  • 1 year/$0.355M (2006)
    • renewed by Philadelphia 3/06
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2001 (5-140) (Southwest Missouri State)
  • $0.23M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports (previously CAA Sports)
  • ML service: 11.145

Riley Pint rhp
2017

  • drafted by Colorado 2016 (1-4) (Aquinas HS, Overland Park, Kan.)
  • $4.8M signing bonus ($5.2587M slot)
  • agent: Jason Wood, Arland Sports
  • ML service:

Brendan Rodgers ss
2017

  • drafted by Colorado 2015 (1-3) (Lake Mary, Fla.)
  • $5.5M signing bonus ($6.2233M slot)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service:

Robert Tyler rhp
2017

  • drafted by Colorado 2016 (1s-38) (Georgia)
  • $1.7016M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Forrest Wall 2b
2017

  • drafted by Colorado 2014 (1s-35) (Orangewood Christian HS, Winter Park, Fla.)
  • $1.6145M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Rafael Ynoa 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/14/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
    • DFA by Colorado 9/6/16, sent outright to Triple-A 9/8/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/13/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 9/1/14
  • signed by LA Dodgers 7/8/05 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.153