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 $860M in March, 2016.

ROCKIES PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
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

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

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: 8.027

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

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: 12.058

Jordan Lyles rhp
1 year/$3.175M (2017)

  • 1 year/$3.175M (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 11/30/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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, S.C.)
  • signed 6/08, $0.93M signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 5.021

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

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/$0.5125M (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: 2.096

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: 2.092

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: 1.052

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: 1.065

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: 0.139

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: 1.064

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: 1.062

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: 1.000

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: 1.000

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: 1.074

Yency Almonte rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/18/16
  • 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
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/18/16
  • 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

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: 0.070

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: 0.162

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: 0.124

Rayan Gonzalez rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/18/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (21-648) (Bethune-Cookman)
  • ML service: 0.000

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: 0.044

Zach Jemiola rhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/18/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (9-288) (Great Oak HS, Temecula, Calif.)
  • $0.1285M 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: 0.027

Sam Moll lhp
2017

  • 2017
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/18/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2013 (3-77) (Memphis)
  • $0.6M signing bonus ($0.7139M slot)
  • 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: 0.055

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: 1.081

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: 0.027

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: 0.031

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: 0.027

Minor Leagues

Chris Denorfia of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/13/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/2/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out at end of March if not on Major League roster
    • exercised opt-out clause 3/26/16
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2015)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/9/15
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 400, 450, 500, 550 plate appearances
  • 2 years/$4.25M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with San Diego 9/5/12
    • 13:$2M, 14:$2.25M
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from San Diego 7/31/14
  • 1 year/$1.165M (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 12/13/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego 12/1/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/18/09 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 5/17/10
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/18/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/9/09
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/08
  • 1 year/$0.3825M (2007)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Cincinnati 4/27/07
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2002 (19-555) (Wheaton College, Mass.)
  • agent: Pro Star Management
  • ML service: 8.041

Kyle Freeland lhp
2016

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

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 McMahon 3b
2016

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

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:

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:

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

 

 

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