Colorado Rockies

Service time in years & days (through 2015 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 $860M in March, 2016.

ROCKIES PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2016 $112,645,071 $ ( )
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

Walt Weiss Manager
3 years/$2M (2014-16)

  • 3 years / about $2M (2014-16)
    • signed extension with Colorado 10/15/13
  • 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 & 2004 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: 7.059

Jorge De La Rosa lhp
2 years/$25M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$25M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Colorado 9/3/14
    • 15:$12.5M, 16:$12.5M
  • 2 years/$21.5M (2011-12), plus 2013 player option
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/30/10
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 11:$9.5M, 12:$10M, 13:$11M player option ($1M buyout) which, if exercised by De La Rosa, gives club $11M club option for 2014
    • De La Rosa exercised 2013 option 10/31/12 
    • Colorado exercised 2014 option for $11M 10/8/13
  • 1 year/$5.6M (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/14/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.3M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$2M (2009)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/19/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.025M (2008)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 24, 26, 28, 30 starts
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All Star selection
    • DFA by Kansas City 3/26/08
    • acquired by Colorado from Kansas City 4/30/08, with Royals paying $0.2M to Rockies as part of the deal
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2007)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.337M (2006)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/06
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 7/06
  • 1 year/$0.317M (2005)
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Arizona 12/1/03
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Boston 2/28/03
  • signed by Boston 2/22/01
  • contract purchased by Monterrey of Mexican League from Arizona 4/00
  • signed by Arizona 3/98 as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • agent: TWC Sports
  • ML service: 11.015

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: 6.145

Boone Logan lhp
3 years/$16.5M (2014-16)

  • 3 years/$16.5M (2014-16)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/16/13
    • 14:$4.75M, 15:$5.5M, 16:$6.25M
  • 1 year/$3.15M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.875M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/26/12 (avoided arbitration, $2.1M-$1.7M)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 55 games
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.59M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/09
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Atlanta 12/22/09
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2008)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/27/08
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from White Sox 12/4/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 4/06
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2002 (20-600) (Temple JC, Texas)
  • agent: Peter Vescovo, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 8.140

Nolan Arenado 3b
1 year/$5M (2016)

  • 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: 2.155

Jason Motte rhp
2 years/$10M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$10M (2016-17)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/8/15
    • 16:$5M, 17:$5M
  • 1 year/$4.5M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/15/14
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 60, 65 games pitched. $0.25M each for each game finished from 50 to 59 GF
  • 2 years/$12M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 1/23/13 (avoided arbitration, $5.5M-$4.5M)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 13:$4M, 14:$7M
    • 2014 performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 50, 60 games finished
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/25/12 (avoided arbitration, $2.4M-$1.5M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 50, 55, 60 games finished
  • 1 year/$0.435M (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.411M (2010)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/07
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/08
  • drafted by St. Louis 2003 (19-575) (Iona) (as catcher)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 7.027

Jake McGee lhp
1 year/$4.8M (2016)

  • 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: 4.127

Charlie Blackmon of
1 year/$3.5M (2016)

  • 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: 3.102

Nick Hundley c
2 years/$6.25M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$6.25M (2015-16)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/31/14
    • 15:$3.1M, 16:$3.15M
  • 3 years/$9M (2012-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed extension with San Diego 3/20/12, replacing 1 year/$2M deal signed 1/17/12, avoiding arbitration
    • 12:$2M, 13:$3M, 14:$4M, 15:$5M club option, no buyout
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from San Diego 5/24/14, with Padres paying Orioles $1.5M
    • Baltimore declined 2015 option 10/30/14
  • 1 year/$0.4399M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
  • 1 year/$0.4157M (2010)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 7/4/08
  • drafted by San Diego 2005 (2-76) (Arizona)
  • $0.465M signing bonus
  • agent: Athletes First
  • ML service: 7.059

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: 3.128

Jordan Lyles rhp
1 year/$2.975M (2016)

  • 1 year/$2.975M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.475M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/14/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Houston 12/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Houston 5/30/11
  • drafted by Houston 2008 (1s-38) (Hartsville HS, SC)
  • signed 6/08, $0.93M signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 4.060

Mark Reynolds 1b
1 year/$2.6M (2016)

  • 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: 8.138

Chad Qualls rhp
2 years/$6M (2016-17)

  • 2 years/$6M (2016-17)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/8/15
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 16:$1.75M, 17:$3.25M
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/05
  • 2 years/$6M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/7/13
    • 14:$2.75M, 15:$3M, 16:$3.5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • Houston declined 2016 option 11/3/15
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2013)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 1/25/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.15M in majors
    • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make ML roster
    • $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors
    • may opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster
    • contract purchased by Miami 3/31/13 
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2012)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/31/12
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 7/1/12 after being DFA by Philadelphia 6/28/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$2.55M (2011), plus 2012 club option
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/19/11
    • 11:$1.5M, 12:$6M club option ($1.05M buyout)
    • San Diego declined 2012 option 10/31/11
  • 1 year/$4.185M (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 7/31/10
  • 1 year/$2.535M (2009)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.3125M (2008)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Houston 12/14/07
    • signed by Arizona 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.441M (2007)
    • renewed by Houston 3/07
  • 1 year/$0.376M (2006)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/05
  • drafted by Houston 2000 (2-67) (Nevada-Reno)
  • $0.415M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 11.058

Daniel Descalso 3b-ss
2 years/$3.6M (2015-16)

  • 2 years/$3.6M (2015-16)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/16/14
    • 15:$1.5M, 16:$2.1M
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 for 250 plate appearances. $0.1M for 300 PAs. $0.15M for 350 PAs. $0.2M for 400 PAs
  • 1 year/$1.29M (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/29/14 (avoided arbitration, $1.65M-$0.93M)
    • performance bonus: $10,000 for 250 plate appearances
    • non-tendered by St. Louis 12/2/14
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 9/18/10
  • drafted by St. Louis 2007 (3-112) (UC Davis)
  • $0.255M signing bonus
  • agent: Steve Canter
  • ML service: 5.016

Ryan Raburn lf-rf
1 year/$1.5M (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 3/4/16 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Colorado 3/29/16
  • 2 years/$4.85M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 8/7/13
    • 14:$2.25M, 15:$2.5M, 16:$3M club option ($0.1M buyout)
    • Cleveland declined 2016 option 11/5/15
  • 1 year/$1M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/19/13 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • $0.75M in performance bonuses based on plate appearances 
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 3/31/13
  • 2 years/$3.4M (2011-12)
    • signed extension with Detroit 1/11/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$1.3M, 12:$2.1M
    • released by Detroit 11/20/12
  • 1 year/$0.438M (2010)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/24/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/26/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 7/6/07
  • 1 year (2005)
    • signed by Detroit 1/05
    • sent outright to Triple-A 12/05
  • drafted by Detroit 2001 (5-147) (South Florida CC)
  • agent: Career Sports & Entertainment
  • ML service: 8.109

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: 4.087

Tyler Chatwood rhp
2 years/$2M (2015-16)

  • 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: 4.039

Christian Bergman rhp
1 year/$0.5125M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/9/14
  • drafted by Colorado 2010 (24-740) (UC-Irvine)
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 1.112

Chad Bettis rhp
1 year/$0.5125M (2016)

  • 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: 1.096

Chris Rusin lhp
1 year/$0.5125M (2016)

  • 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: 1.092

Cristhian Adames ss
1 year/$0.5095M (2016)

  • 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: 0.052

Tyler Anderson lhp
1 year/$0.5095M (2016)

  • 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: 0.087

Miguel Castro rhp
1 year/$0.5095M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/5/15
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Toronto 7/27/15
  • signed by Toronto 1/5/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.063

Jairo Diaz rhp
1 year/$0.5095M (2016)

  • 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: 0.064

Jon Gray rhp
1 year/$0.5095M (2016)

  • 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: 0.062

Tyler Matzek lhp
1 year/$0.5095M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (1-11) (Capistrano Valley HS, Mission Viejo, Calif.)
  • signed 8/17/09, $3.9M signing bonus
  • agent: Greg Genske, Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.144

Justin Miller rhp
1 year/$0.5095M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/19/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/17/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/13
    • DFA by Detroit 8/30/14, sent outright to Triple-A 8/31/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • contract purchased by Texas 10/30/12
    • re-signed by Texas 2/12/13 
    • released by Texas 9/1/13 
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 9/18/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/12
    • released by Texas 4/23/12
    • re-signed by Texas 4/29/12 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Texas 2008 (16-483) (Fresno State)
  • ML service: 0.171

Trevor Story ss
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 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: 0.000

Tony Wolters c
1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

  • 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: 0.000

Eddie Butler rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2015)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/6/14
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (1s-46) (Radford)
  • $1M signing bonus ($1.1077M slot)
  • agent: Steve Canter
  • ML service: 0.149

Matt Carasiti rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/13/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (6-198) (St. John’s)
  • $0.1852M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Stephen Cardullo ss
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/4/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/26/16
  • 2013-15: Rockland of independent Can-Am League
  • 2012: Florence of independent Frontier League
  • released by Arizona 3/12
  • drafted by Arizona 2010 (24-721) (Florida State)
  • ML service: 0.000

David Dahl of
1 year (2016)

  • 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: 0.000

Carlos Estevez rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 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: 0.000

Dustin Garneau c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Colorado 8/19/15
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (19-571) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • agent: Marc Kligman
  • ML service: 0.047

Jeff Hoffman rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 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: 0.000

German Marquez rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 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: 0.000

Tom Murphy c
1 year (2016)

  • 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: 0.024

Scott Oberg rhp
1 year/$0.5095M (2016)

  • 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: 0.154

Jordan Patterson rf
1 year (2016)

  • 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: 0.000

Antonio Senzatela rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 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

Raimel Tapia of
1 year (2016)

  • 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: 0.000

Pat Valaika ss
1 year (2016)

  • 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: 0.000

Minor Leagues

Jeff Bianchi ss-3b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 4/1/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/31/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 5/24/15
    • DFA by Boston 5/28/15, sent outright to Triple-A 5/30/15 (refused assignment)
    • re-signed by Boston as free agent 5/31/15
    • DFA by Boston 6/15/15, sent outright to Triple-A 6/25/15
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A 5/25/14
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/29/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 10/6/14 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Chicago Cubs 1/11/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 3/18/12
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 7/11/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
    • claimed off waivers by Chicago Cubs 12/9/11 after being DFA by Kansas City 11/30/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/8/10
  • drafted by Kansas City 2005 (2-50) (Lampeter-Strasburg HS, Lampeter, Pa.)
  • signed 6/05, $0.69M signing bonus
  • agent: Lagardere Sports
  • ML service: 2.033 (through 2014)

Alex Castellanos of
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/17/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/11/14 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract in early June if not on Major League roster
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
    • claimed by San Diego off waivers 3/7/14 after being DFA by Texas 3/5/14 
    • DFA by San Diego 4/25/14, sent outright to Triple-A 4/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.4905M (2013)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 10/17/13 
    • acquired by Boston in trade from LA Dodgers 10/23/13 
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 12/23/13 after being DFA by Boston 12/12/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 11/18/11
    • signed by LA Dodgers 3/12
  • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from St. Louis 7/31/11 (R Furcal deal)
  • drafted by St. Louis 2008 (10-305) (Belmont Abbey College)
  • ML service: 0.066 (through 2014)

Yohan Flande lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/25/16
    • DFA by Colorado 7/2/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/5/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • DFA by Colorado 2/4/15, sent outright to Triple-A 2/6/15
    • contract selected by Colorado 5/14/15
    • non-tendered by Colorado 12/2/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/25/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/25/14
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/19/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/17/09
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/10
    • released by Philadelphia 12/7/10
  • signed by Philadelphia 12/04 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.008

Kyle Freeland lhp
2016

  • drafted by Colorado 2014 (1-8) (Evansville)
  • $2.3M signing bonus ($3.1908M slot)
  • agent: MSM Sports
  • ML service:

Gonzalez Germen rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 10/28/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 4/22/16
    • DFA by Colorado 8/13/16, sent outright to Triple-A 8/15/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Texas in trade 1/20/15 after being DFA by NY Yankees 1/13/15
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 1/23/15 after being DFA by Texas 1/21/15
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 2/4/15, sent outright to Triple-A 2/13/15
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/19/15
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers 7/7/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/4/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 10/14/15
  • 1 year/$504,875 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees 12/19/14 after being DFA by NY Mets 12/15/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • signed by NY Mets 10/10/07 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.135

Rosell Herrera of
1 year (2016)

  • 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

Pat McCoy lhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Toronto 6/19/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Baltimore (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/21/13
    • contract selected by Detroit 6/22/14
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Detroit 10/31/14
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 12/8/14
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (10-310) (Sahuaro HS, Tucson, Ariz.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.099

Ryan McMahon 3b
2016

  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (2-76) (Mater Dei HS, Santa Ana, Calif.)
  • $1.3276M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Chris Nelson 2b-3b
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 2/15/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/25/14 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 5/8/15
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 5/9/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Milwaukee 6/17/15
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/21/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/27/14 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 3/28/14 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Cincinnati 3/29/14
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 4/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 5/6/14 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Cincinnati 6/16/14
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 6/18/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/18/14
    • DFA by San Diego 9/2/14, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/14
    • refused assignment by San Diego 10/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade 5/1/13 after being DFA by Colorado 4/28/13
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers 5/18/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 5/15/13
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/10/13, sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/13
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/31/13
    • non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09
  • drafted by Colorado 2004 (1-9) (Redan HS, Decatur, Ga.)
  • $2.15M signing bonus
  • agents: Jon Fetterolf
  • ML service: 2.171 (through 2014)

Ben Paulsen 1b
1 year/$0.5125M (2016)

  • 1 year/$0.5125M (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)
    • contract selected by Colorado 7/21/14
  • drafted by Colorado 2009 (3-90) (Clemson)
  • $0.391M signing bonus
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 1.012

Riley Pint rhp
2016

  • 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
2016

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

Brian Schlitter rhp
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado 11/18/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5245M (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/27/15, sent outright to Triple-A 9/1/15
    • elected free agency 10/16/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $0.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Chicago Cubs 1/5/11
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from NY Yankees 2/15/11
    • signed by Philadelphia 3/11
    • returned by Philadelphia to Chicago Cubs 4/11 (pre-existing elbow injury)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 6/26/10
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Philadelphia 8/7/08
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2007 (16-503) (College of Charleston)
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 2.053

Robert Tyler rhp
2016

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

Forrest Wall 2b
2016

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

Jackson Williams c
1 year (2016)

  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/19/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from LA Angels 3/17/15
    • contract selected by San Francisco 9/6/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 10/15/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/17/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 6/23/14
    • claimed by LA Angels off waivers from Colorado 10/22/14
    • DFA by LA Angels 11/20/14, sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/14
  • drafted by San Francisco 2007 (1s-43) (Oklahoma)
  • $708,750 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.065

Rafael Ynoa 2b
1 year (2016)

  • 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: 0.147

 

 

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