Recent Retirees


The following players retired & are no longer on major-league rosters.

(Service times vary.)

Infielders

Aaron Boone inf
1 year/$0.75M (2009)

  • 1 year/$0.75M (2009)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/17/08
  • 1 year/$1M (2008)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/6/07
    • performance bonus: $50,000 each for 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150 games
  • 1 year/$0.925M (2007)
    • signed as a free agent 12/06
  • 1 year/$3.75M (2006), plus $3.75M 2007 mutual option
  • 2 years/$3.6M (2004-05), plus 2006 club option
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 6/04
    • 04:$0.6M, 05:$3M, 06:$4.5M club option (vests with 500 PAs in 05)
    • Cleveland exercised 2006 option 8/05 at a restructured salary of $3.75M & added a $3.75M mutual option for 2007
    • $3M in performance bonuses ($2M in 2005, $1M in 2006)
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2004)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 12/03
    • released 2/04 (due only $917,553 of 2004 salary)
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2003)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/03 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Yankees in trade 7/03
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2002)
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2001)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2000)
  • agent: Adam Katz
  • ML service: 11.039 (through 2009)

Bret Boone 2b
1 year/$1M (2006)

  • 1 year/$1M (2006)
    • signed as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract)
    • 06:$1M if added to 40-man roster
    • $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • retired 3/06
  • 3 years/$25M (2002-04), plus 2005 option
    • 02-04:$8M/year, 05:$9M option (vested with 450 PAs in 2004)
    • $50,000 All Star incentive
    • $0.25M increase in 2004 & 2005 salaries for 10th-place finish in 2003 AL MVP vote
  • 1 year/$3.25M (2001), plus $1M in incentives
  • agent: Reich, Katz & Landis
  • ML service: 11.145

Sean Casey 1b
1 year/$0.8M (2008)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2008)
    • signed as a free agent 2/08
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 400, 450, 500, 550, 600 PAs
      award bonuses: $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP; $50,000 each for LCS MVP, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All Star ($25,000 AS selection)
    • retired 1/09
  • 1 year/$4M (2007) (Detroit)
    • re-signed as a free agent 11/06
    • $0.5M assignment bonus with each trade
    • club will not offer salary arbitration for 2008
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 350, 400, 450, 500 & 550 PAs
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP ($0.1M for 2nd place, $50,000 for 3rd-5th), $0.1M for Comeback Player of the Year, $75,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for All Star ($25,000 for selection), $25,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
  • 3 years/$20.2M (2003-05), plus 2006 club option
    • signed extension 2003
    • 03:$5.6M, 04:$6.8M, 05:$7.8M, 06:$8.5M club option
    • 2006 option guaranteed with 1,500 PAs from 2002 to 2004, 2 All Star appearances 2002-04, or 1 MVP award 2002-04
    • Cincinnati exercised $8.5M 2006 option 10/04
    • acquired in trade 12/05 (Cincinnati to pay $1M of $8.5M 2006 salary)
    • acquired in trade from Pittsburgh 7/06
  • 1 year/$4M (2002)
  • 1 year/$3M (2001), won arbitration ($3M-$2.6M)
  • agent: Ron Shapiro
  • ML service: 10.171

Vinny Castilla 3b
2 years/$6.2M (2006-06)

  • 2 years/$6.2M (2005-06)
    • signed as a free agent 11/04
    • 05: $3M, 06:$3.2M
    • acquired in trade 11/05, with San Diego sending Brian Lawrence and about $0.55M in cash to Washington
    • San Diego to pay additional $0.425M if Washington declined 2007 option
    • released by San Diego 7/06
    • signed as a free agent 8/06 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased 9/06

  • 1 year/$2.1M (2004), plus $2.1M 2005 mutual option
    • 04:$2.1M, 05:$2.1M
    • $1.6M annually deferred to 2015-2029
    • Castilla declined option 11/04
  • 2 years/$8M (2002-03)
    • 02:$3.5M, 03:$4.5M
  • 4 years/$24M (1998-2001)
  • agent: Eric Goldschmidt
  • ML service: 13.056

Jeff Conine 1b
1 year/$1.7M (2006), plus 2007 option

  • 1 year/$1.7M (2006), plus 2007 option
    • signed as a free agent 12/05
    • 06:$1.7M, 07:$2M mutual option
    • 2007 option vests with 450 Plate Appearances in 2006 (Conine retains right to void the option if it vests)
    • $0.75M in performance bonuses
      • $0.2M in performance bonuses based on games, including:
        • $25,000 for 80 g, $0.1M for 140 g
      • up to $0.55M in performance bonuses for PAs 200-550
    • $0.25M assignment bonus if traded in 2006 or 2007
    • $2M 2007 option vested with 539 PAs in 2006
    • acquired in trade 8/06
      • $1.16M remaining on contract, including remaining base salary, performance bonuses & assignment (trade) bonus
      • may earn additional $0.35M in performance bonuses
      • Baltimore paid Philadelphia more than $0.5M as part of the deal
    • acquired in trade from Cincinnati 8/20/07
  • 2 years/$9.25M (2003-04), plus $4.75M 2005 club option
    • 03:$4.25M, 04:$4.75M, 05:$4.75M club option ($0.25M buyout)
  • 2 years/$5.75M (2000-01), plus $3.5M 2002 club option (picked up 11/01)
    • 00:$2.5M, 01:$3M
  • agent: Michael Watkins
  • ML service: 15.079

Carlos Delgado 1b
1 year (2010)

  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 8/7/10 (minor-league contract)
    • retired 4/13/11
  • 4 years/$52M (2005-08), plus 2009 club option
    • signed by Florida as a free agent 1/27/05
    • 05:$4M, 06:$13.5M, 07:$14.5M, 08:$16M, 09:$16M vesting option or $12M club option ($4M buyout)
    • 2009 option vests at $16M with 30 points in 2005-08:
      • 20 points for World Series MVP
      • 10 points for LCS MVP
      • 10 points for MVP, 9 for 2nd place in MVP vote, 8 for 3rd, 7 for 4th, 6 for 5th, 5 for 6th, 4 for 7th, 3 for 8th, 2 for 9th, 1 for 10th
    • award bonuses: $0.5M for WS MVP, $0.1M for LCS MVP, $0.1M for MVP, $50,000 for finishing 2nd to Bonds in MVP vote, $50,000 for All Star selection, $25,000 each for Silver Slugger, Gold Glove
    • acquired 11/05 in trade from Florida (as part of deal, Marlins paid Mets $7M – $1M in 2006, $2M in 2007, $4M in 2008)
    • NY Mets exercised $12M 2009 club option 10/31/08
  • 4 years/$68M (2001-04)
    • $4.8M signing bonus
    • 01:$10M, 02:$17.2M, 03:$17.5M, 04:$18.5M
    • complete no-trade clause
    • $50,000 All Star award bonus
  • 3 years/$36M (2000-02)
  • agent: David Sloane
  • ML service: 15.002 (through 2009)

Nomar Garciaparra inf
1 year/$1M (2009)

  • 1 year/$1M (2009)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 3/3/09
    • performance bonus: $0.1M for 150 PAs; $75,000 each for 200, 300 PAs
    • roster bonuses for days on 25-man roster: $0.1M each for 60, 90 days; $50,000 for 120 days
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star, LCS MVP, Comeback POY; $0.1M each for Silver Slugger, WS MVP; $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd)
    • retired 3/10
  • 2 years/$18.5M (2007-08)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/06
    • $2.5M signing bonus (paid 2009-2010)
    • 07:$7.5M, 08:$8.5M
    • no-trade protection
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M per year for 500 PAs (if earned, half donated to club charity, half to player charity, with club matching donations)
  • 1 year/$6M (2006)
    • signed as a free agent 12/05
    • $4M in performance bonuses (earned $2.5M)
      • $0.5M each for 400, 425, 450, 474, 500, 525, 550, 575 PAs
  • 1 year/$8.25M (2005), re-signed as a free agent 12/04
    • $2.775M in performance & award bonuses:
      • $0.5M each for 535 & 550 PAs
      • $0.15M for 130 starts
      • $0.4M each for 135, 140, 145 & 150 starts
      • $25,000 All Star award bonus
  • 5 years/$23.25M (1998-2002), plus 2003-04 options
    • $2M signing bonus ($0.4M annually ‘98-‘02)
    • 98:$0.6M, 99:$0.9M, 00:$3.3M, 01:$6.85M, 02:$8.6M, 03:$10.5M club option (exercised after 99 season), 04:$11.5M club option (exercised after 2000 season)
  • drafted 1994 (1-12)
  • agent: Arn Tellum
  • ML service: 13.030 (through 2009)

Mark Grace 1b
1 year/$1.75M (2003), plus 2004 option

  • 1 year/$1.75M (2003), plus 2004 option
    • signed 12/02
  • 2 years/$6M (2001-02), plus 2003 mutual option
  • ML service: 14.154
  • agent: Barry Axelrod

Ryan Klesko inf
1 year/$1.75M (2007)

  • 1 year/$1.75M (2007)
    • signed as a free agent 12/06
    • 07:$1.5M, with additional $0.25M donated to Klesko’s foundation
    • performance bonuses based on PAs: $0.2M for 275 PAs, $0.25M for 325 PAs, $0.3M for 375 PAs, $0.35M for 425 PAs, $0.2M for 450 PAs, $9,333 each for PA 451-525
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd place, $50,000 for 3rd), $75,000 for WS MVP, $50,000 for LCS MVP, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove or All Star ($25,000 for selection)
    • retired 4/08
  • 3 years/$26.5M (2004-06), plus $8M 2007 club option
    • San Diego declined 2007 option 10/06
    • $5M bonus ($2M paid in 2005)
    • 04:$3M, 05:$8M, 06:$10M, 07:$8M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • no-trade clause
    • agreed to reduced 2003 salary in return for 2005-06 extension (signed 6/02, backloaded to pay $26.5M 2004-06, coinciding with opening of Petco park)
  • 3 years/$18.75M (2002-04)
    • 02:$6M, 03:$6.25M, 04:$6.5M
    • agreed to reduce 2001 salary from $6.5M to $5.75M in exchange for 2002-04 extension, signed 5/00
  • 00:$5.75M, 01:$5.75
  • ML service: 14.078

Mark Loretta inf
1 year/$1.25M (2009)

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2009)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/10/08
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 250, 300 PAs; $50,000 for 400 PAs; $0.1M for 450 PAs
    • retired 1/10
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2008)
    • lost in arbitration with Houston 2/19/08 ($4.9M-$2.75M)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2007)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/07
    • $1M in performance bonuses
  • 2 years/$5.25M (2004-05), plus 2006 club option
    • 04:$2.5M, 05:$2.75M, 06:$3M club option
    • 2006 option vests with 370 plate appearances in 2005
    • $25,000 All Star award bonus
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Diego 12/05, increasing 2006 salary to $3.75M
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2003)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/02
  • 3 years/$11M (2000-02)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee
    • 00:$2.5M, 01:$3.5M, 02:$5M
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Milwaukee 8/02
  • agent: Bob Garber
  • ML service: 14.011 (through 2009)

Mike Lowell 3b
3 years/$37.5M (2008-10)

  • 3 years/$37.5M (2008-10)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 11/19/07
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 08:$12M, 09:$12M, 10:$12M
    • no-trade protection
    • award bonuses
    • perks: suite on road
    • retired 10/10
  • 4 years/$32M (2004-07)
    • re-signed by Florida as a free agent 12/03
    • 04:$6.5M, 05:$7.5M, 06:$9M, 07:$9M
    • if Florida stadium deal is not in place 11/1/04, Lowell may elect free agency after 2004 or exercise $14M 2005 option
    • award bonuses: $25,000 for All-Star
    • Florida guaranteed 3 years/$25.5M (2005-07) 10/04 in exchange for Lowell waiving his right to file for free agency if stadium plan fails
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Florida 11/24/05
  • 3 years/$6.5M (2001-03)
    • 01:$0.5M, 02:$2.3M, 03:$3.7M
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All-Star
  • drafted by NY Yankees 1995 (20-562) (Florida International)
  • agent: Levinson brothers
  • ML service: 11.020 (through 2009)

Tino Martinez 1b
1 year/$3M (2005), plus 2006 club option

  • 1 year/$3M (2005), plus 2006 club option
    • signed as a free agent 12/04
    • 05:$2.75M, 06:$3M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • NYY declined 2006 option 11/05
  • 3 years/$21.5M (2002-04), plus $8.5M 2005 club option
    • 2005 option declined 11/04
    • acquired in trade 11/03, with St. Louis paying $7M of $8.5M remaining
    • signed as a free agent 12/01
  • 1 year/$6M (2001)
  • agent: Jim Krivacs
  • ML service: 13.090

Bill Mueller 3b
2 years/$9.5M (2006-07)

  • 2 years/$9.5M (2006-07)
    • signed as a free agent 12/05
    • $0.75M signing bonus (to be paid 1/15/08)
    • 06:$4.25M, 07:$4.5M
    • limited no-trade clause allowing Mueller to block deals to 5 clubs
    • one-time $0.5M assignment bonus if traded (to be paid by new team)
    • retired 11/06, taking front-office job with Dodgers (to be paid $4.5M 2007 salary)
  • 2 years/$4.5M (2003-04), plus 2005 club option
    • signed as a free agent 1/03
    • 03:$2.1M, 04:$2.1M, 05:$2.1M club option ($0.3M buyout)
    • 2005 salary increased to $2.5M with 1,000 PAs 2003-04
    • club exercised $2.1M 2005 option 10/04
  • 2 years/$6.2M (2001-02)
    • $0.3M signing bonus
    • 01:$2.6M, 02:$3.3M
  • agent: David Meier
  • ML service: 10.063

John Olerud 1b
1 year (2005)

  • 1 year (2005) (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased 5/05
    • signed 5/05
    • retired 12/05
  • 2 years/$15.4M (2003-04
    • 03:$7.7M, 04:$7.7M
  • 3 years/$20M (2000-02)
    • 00:$6.35M, 01:$6.75M, 02:$6.95M
  • agent: Joe McIntosh
  • ML Service: 14.031

J.T. Snow 1b
1 year/$2M (2006)

  • 1 year/$2M (2006)
    • signed as a free agent 1/06
    • DFA, released by Boston 6/06
    • retired 12/06
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2004), plus 2005 club option
    • SF exercised $2M 2005 option 11/04
    • 04:$1.5M, 05:$2M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2005 option vests with 450 PAs in 2004
    • re-signed as a free agent 12/03
  • 4 years/$24M (2000-03), plus $6.5M 2004 club option (declined 10/03)
    • 00:$4.75M, 01:$5.75M, 02:$5.9M, 03:$6.85M, 04:$6.5M club option ($0.75M buyout)
  • agent: Dan Horwits
  • ML service: 12.121

Mike Sweeney 1b-dh
1 year/$0.65M (2010)

  • 1 year/$0.65M (2010)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/12/10 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.4M in performance bonuses based on PAs
    • contract purchased by Seattle 4/4/10
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Seattle 8/4/10
    • retired 3/25/10
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2009)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/29/09 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Seattle
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2008)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent for 2008
    • contract purchased by Oakland 3/25/08
    • released by Oakland 9/9/08
  • 5 years/$55M (2003-07)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 3/02
    • 03-07: $11M annually
    • salaries increase to $12.5M/year with trade or contraction
    • full no-trade clause 2002-03
    • limited no-trade clause after 2003 – Sweeney may block deals to all but 8 clubs (Arizona, Chicago Cubs, LA Angels, LA Dodgers, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star
    • final 3 years (2005-07) vest only if Kansas City finishes .500 or better in 2003 or 2004 (vested 2003)
  • 2 years/$13M (2001-02)
    • re-signed by Kansas City
    • 01:$5M, 02:$8M
    • performance and award bonuses
    • limited no-trade clause
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2000)
  • 1 year/$0.265M (1999)
  • 1 year/$0.23M (1998)
  • 1 year/$0.165M (1997)
  • drafted by Kansas City 1991 (10-263)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 13.066

Fernando Vina 2b
1 year (2006)

  • 1 year (2006)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract)
    • released 3/06
  • 2 years/$6M (2004-05)
    • 04:$3M, 05:$3M
    • signed as a free agent 12/03
  • 3 years/$15M (2001-03), plus $4.5M 2004 club option
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 01:$4M, 02:$4M, 03:$5M, 04:$4.5M club option ($1M buyout) (declined)
  • agents: Levinson brothers
  • ML service: 11.031 (through 2004)

Matt Williams 3b
5 years/$45M (1998-02), plus $4.5M 2003 club option

  • retired 6/03
  • 99:$8M, 00:$8.5M, 01:$9M, 02:$9.5M, 03:$10M
  • ML service: 14.113

Dmitri Young inf
2 years/$10M (2008-09), plus 2010 option

  • 2 years/$10M (2008-09), plus 2010 option
    • signed extension with Washington 7/28/07
    • 08:$5M, 09:$5M, 10:$6M option (may vest based on plate appearances)
    • 2010 option guaranteed with 500 PAs in 2009 or 900 PAs 2008-09
    • sent outright to AAA by Washington 11/4/08
    • contract selected by Washington 3/28/09
    • retired 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2007)
    • signed as a free agent 2/07 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased 3/07
  • 4 years/$28.5M (2002-05), plus 2006 club option
    • avoided arbitration 2/02 ($6.15M-$5M)
    • $1M signing bonus (est.)
    • 02:$5.5M, 03:$6.5M, 04:$7.5M, 05:$8M, 06:$8M club option,
      07:$7M club option – added if 06 option vests or is picked up
    • 2006 option becomes guaranteed with:
      • 500 plate appearances in 2005, or
      • 1,000 plate appearances from 2004 to 2005
    • $25,000 All Star award bonus
    • DFA, released by Detroit 9/06
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2001), avoided arbitration ($3.9M-$3.1M)
  • agent: Adam Katz
  • ML service: 12.008 (through 2008)

Catchers

Jeremy Brown c
1 year (2007)

  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed 2/07
    • DFA 5/22/07, sent outright to AAA 5/25/07
    • retired 2/08
  • 1 year (2006), re-signed 2/06
  • 1 year (2005), re-signed 2/05
  • drafted 2002 (1S-35), $0.35M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.045 (through 2006)

John Flaherty c
1 year/$0.65M (2006)

  • retired 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2005), re-signed as a free agent 12/04
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2004)
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2003) (minor-league contract)
  • agent: CSMG
  • ML service: 11.148

Mike Lieberthal c
1 year/$1.25M (2007), plus 2008 club option

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2007), plus 2008 club option
    • signed as a free agent 12/06
    • 07:$1.15M, 08:$1.4M ($0.1M buyout)
    • LA Dodgers declined 2008 option 10/30/07
    • retired 1/28/08
  • 3 years/$23.5M (2002-05), plus 2006 vesting option (Philadelphia)
    • signed extension 8/02
    • 03:$7.25M, 04:$7.5M, 05:$7.5M, 06:$7.5M option ($1.25M buyout)
    • 2006 option vests with:
      • 1,200 PAs, 2003-05; or
      • 850 PAs, 2004-05; or
      • 475 PAs in 2005.
  • 3 years/$19M (2000-02), plus 2003 club option
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 00:$4.5M, 01:$6M, 02:$7M, 03:$7.25M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • 2003 option vests with 500 PAs in 2002
  • ML service: 13.005

Mike Matheny c
3 years/$10.5M (2005-07), plus 2008 club option

  • 3 years/$10.5M (2005-07), plus 2008 club option
    • signed as a free agent 12/04
    • $3M signing bonus (05:$0.5M, 06:$1M, 07:$1.5M)
    • 05:$1M, 06:$2.25M, 07:$2.25M, 08:$4M club option ($2M buyout)
    • $0.1M for Gold Glove award
    • retired 2/07
  • 3 years/$8.75M (2002-04)
    • 02:$2.5M, 03:$3.25M, 04:$2.75M
    • performance bonuses to $4M
  • agent: John Boggs
  • ML service: 12.057 (through 2006)

Outfielders

Moises Alou of
1 year/$8.5M (2007), plus 2008 club option

  • 1 year/$8.5M (2007), plus 2008 club option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/06
    • 07:$7.5M, 08:$7.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • NY Mets exercised $7.5M 2008 option 10/31/07
  • 1 year/$7.25M (2005), plus 2006 player option
    • signed as a free agent 12/04
    • 05:$7.25M, 06:$6M player option
    • $1M of 2005 salary deferred to 2006, $1.5M deferred to 2007
    • portion of 2006 salary deferred if option is exercised
    • $0.25M/year in incentives (PAs)
    • Alou exercised $6M 2006 player option 10/05
  • 3 years/$27M (2002-04), plus 2005 club option
    • signed 12/01
    • 02:$6M, 03:$9.5M, 04:$9.5M
    • 05:$11.5M club option ($2.5M buyout)
    • Cubs declined option 10/04
  • 5 years/$25M (1997-2001)
    • no-trade clause
  • agents: Hendricks brothers
  • ML service: 17.037 (through 2007)

Rocco Baldelli of
1 year (2010)

  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 7/19/10 (minor-league contract) (previously signed as a special assistant in front office 3/2/10)
    • contract purchased by Tampa Bay 9/1/10
    • retired 1/26/11
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2009)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/8/09
    • $5.25M in performance bonuses based on PAs
    • $1.75M in roster bonuses based on days on active 25-man roster
  • 3 years/$9M (2006-08), plus 2009-11 club options
    • signed extension with Tampa Bay 11/05 (avoided arbitration)
    • 06:$2M, 07:$0.75M, 08:$2.25M, 09:$6M club option ($4M buyout), 10:$8M club option, 11:$9M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 2010-11 options must be exercised together
    • $4M escalator if Baldelli has 600 PAs in 2006
    • performance bonus: 600 PAs in 2006 adds $1.75M to 2007 salary, $2.25M to 2008 salary, with lesser bonuses for less than 600 PAs
    • Tampa Bay declined 2009 option 4/1/08
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2005)
  • 1 year/$0.32M (2004)
    • renewed by Tampa Bay 3 /04
    • Tampa Bay took $20,000 performance bonus off the table when Baldelli balked at renewal
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2000 (1-6)
  • $2.25M signing bonus (paid over 5 years under two-sport provision)
  • agent: negotiated 2006-08 extension himself (hired Casey Close to review language) (previously Scott Boras)
  • ML service: 7.000 (through 2009)

Albert Belle of
5 years/$65M (1999-2003)

  • 5 years/$65M (1999-2003)
    • signed 12/98
  • 5 years/$55M (1997-2001)
    • 97:$10M, 98:$10M
    • exercised right to void final 3 years of deal
  • agent: Arn Tellum
  • ML service: 12.115

Jeromy Burnitz of
1 year/$6.7M (2006), plus 2007 option

  • 1 year/$6.7M (2006), plus 2007 option
    • signed as a free agent 12/05
    • 06:$6M, 07:$6M mutual option ($0.7M buyout if club declines option)
    • $50,000 for 140 g, $0.1M each for 150 & 155 g
    • Pittsburgh declined $6M 2007 option 11/06
    • retired 3/07
  • 1 year/$5M (2005), plus 2006 option
    • signed as a free agent 1/05
    • 05:$4.5M, 06:$7M mutual option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Cubs declined 2006 option 10/05
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2004), plus 2005 club option
    • 04:$1.25M, 05:$3M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • club declined option 10/04
  • 2 years/$20M (2002-03)
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 02:$6.5M, 03:$11.5M
  • 4 years/$14.5M (1998-2001)
  • agent: Howard Simon
  • ML service: 11.064

Frank Catalanotto of
1 year/$0.65M (2010)

  • 1 year/$0.65M (2010)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/30/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 4/5/10
    • DFA by Mets 5/10/10
  • 3 years/$13.5M (2007-09), plus 2010 club option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 11/06
    • 07:$3.5M, 08:$4M, 09:$4M, 10:$5M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 2010 option increases to $5.5M ($2.25M buyout) with either 500 PAs in 2009 or 1,000 PAs in 2008-09
    • released by Texas 4/1/09
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 5/12/09 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 5/25/09
  • 2 years/$5.4M (2005-06)
    • signed extension 9/04
    • 05:$2.7M, 06:$2.7M
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2004)
    • re-signed 10/03
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2003)
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2002)
    • re-signed 1/02 (avoided arbitration, $2.9M-$2M)
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2001)
  • agent: Alan Nero
  • ML service: 11.132 (through 2009)

Jermaine Dye rf
2 years/$22M (2008-09), plus 2010 option

  • 2 years/$22M (2008-09), plus 2010 mutual option
    • signed extension with Chicago White Sox 8/18/07
    • 08:$9.5M, 09:$11.5M, 10:$12M mutual option ($0.95M buyout)
    • full no-trade clause in 2008
    • limited no-trade clause in 2009 (Dye may block deals to 6 clubs in Northeast)
    • White Sox declined 2010 option 11/6/09
  • 2 years/$10.15M (2005-06), plus 2007 club option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/04
    • 05:$4M, 06:$5M, 07:$6M club option ($1.15M buyout)
    • $15,000 for Silver Slugger (also increased 2007 salary to $7M)
    • $60,000 bonus for 5th-place finish in 2006 AL MVP vote
    • limited no-trade clause (may block deals for 4 clubs, including Boston)
    • Chicago White Sox exercised 2007 option 10/06
  • 3 years/$32M (2002-04), plus 2005 option
    • signed extension with Oakland 1/17/02
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 02:$6.5M, 03:$11M, 04:$11M, 05:$14M mutual option ($1.5M buyout)
    • Oakland declined club option 10/04
  • 2 years/$6.1M (2000-01)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 10/99
    • 00:$2.3M, 01:$3.8M
    • acquired by Oakland 7/25/01 in three-way trade with Kansas City and Colorado
  • 1 year/$0.26M (1999) (Kansas City)
  • 1 year/$0.23M (1998) (Kansas City)
  • 1 year/$0.175M (1997) (Kansas City)
  • 1 year/$0.109M (1996) (Atlanta)
  • drafted by Atlanta 1993 (17-448) (Cosumnes River College, Calif.)
  • agent: Robert Bry
  • ML service: 13.084

Juan Encarnacion of
3 years/$15M (2006-08)

  • 3 year/$15M (2006-08)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/05
    • 06:$3.5M, 07:$5M, 08:$6.5M
  • 2 years/$8M (2004-05)
    • avoided arbitration 12/03
    • 04:$3.565M, 05:$4.435M
  • 1 year/$3.45M (2003)
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2002), avoided arbitration 1 /02
  • signed 1992 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Michael Moline
  • ML service: 9.098 (through 2007)

Brian Giles of
1 year (2010)

  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/7/10 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.55M salary in majors
    • $0.2M in performance bonuses
    • may request release if not on 25-man roster for Opening Day
    • retired 3/10
  • 3 years/$30M (2006-08), plus 2009 club option
    • re-signed by San Diego as a free agent 11/05
    • 06-08:$9M annually, 09:$9M club option ($3M buyout)
    • $2M of 2006 salary to be paid up front
    • full no-trade clause in 2006, limited no-trade clause in 2007-08 (allowing Giles to block trades to 8 clubs: Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Tampa Bay, Florida, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh and Washington)
    • annual salary increased by $2M if traded
    • San Diego exercised $9M 2009 club option 11/7/08
  • 6 years/$45M (2000-05)
    • signed extension 5/00, replacing last 3 years of multi-year contract with Cleveland
    • $8M signing bonus ($5.5M deferred)
    • 00:$3M, 01:$6M, 02:$7M, 03:$7M, 04:$7M, 05:$7M
    • All Star bonus increased 2003 & 2004 base salaries from $7M to $7.5M
    • $12.5M deferred at 5% interest until 2006 ($5.5M of bonus, $1M of 2000 salary, $2M in 01 & $4M in 02)
    • limited NTC (ATL, SF, SD, LAD, AZ, COL are only clubs where he may be traded without permission)
  • previous contract: 00:$1.75M, 01:$2.55M, 02:$3.625M club option
    • $0.2M/year performance bonus for 600 PAs in a season
  • agent: Joe Bick
  • ML service: 13.096 (through 2009)

Luis Gonzalez of
1 year/$2M (2008)

  • 1 year/$2M (2008)
    • signed as a free agent 1/31/08
    • $1M in performance bonuses (250-500 PAs)
  • 1 year/$7.35M (2007) (LA Dodgers)
    • signed as a free agent 12/06
  • 3 years/$30M (2004-06), plus 2007 club option
    • signed extension 3/03
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 04:$8.25M, 05:$10M, 06:$11.5M, 07:$10M club option
    • no-trade clause
    • $50,000 All Star award bonus
  • 3 years/$12.5M (2000-02), plus 2003 club option
    • 00:$3M, 01:$4.5M, 02:$4M ($2.25M deferred), 03:$4M club option (exercised 1/01 when Gonzalez agreed to defer some salary past 2006) ($1M buyout)
  • agent: Gregg Clifton & Terry Bross (previously Greg Genske & Jeff Moorad)
  • ML service: 17.032 (through 2007)

Shawn Green of
3 years/$32M (2005-07), plus 2008 option

  • 3 years/$32M (2005-07), plus 2008 option
    • $7M signing bonus ($5M paid in 2005, $2M by 2008)
    • 05:$5.5M, 06:$8M, 07:$9.5M, 08:$10M mutual option ($2M buyout)
    • waived no-trade clause & agreed to 3-year extension & restructure 1/05 (Dodgers to pay $10M of $16M salary Green was to earn in 2005)
    • full no-trade clause 2005
    • limited no-trade clause 2006-07 allowing trades only to LAA, LAD & SD
    • acquired in trade 8/06, with Arizona paying about $6.3M of the $12.75M remaining on contract
      • Arizona to pay about $0.5M in 2006 & about $5.8M in 2007
      • Green waived no-trade clause to allow deal
    • retired 2/08
  • 6 years/$84M (2000-05)
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 00:$8.75M, 01:$11.5M, 02:$12.75M, 03:$15M, 04:$16M, 05:$16M
  • agent: Greg Genske
  • ML service: 13.063 (through 2007)

Marquis Grissom of
1 year (2006)

  • 1 year (2006)
    • signed as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract)
    • released 8/05
    • retired 3/06
  • 2 years/$4.25M (2003-04), plus 2005 club option
    • SF exercised $2.75M 2005 option 11/04
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 03:$1.75M, 04:$2M, 05:$2.75M club option ($0.5M buyout)
  • 5 years/$25M (1998-2002), plus $5M 2003 club option
    • 98-02: $5M annually, 03:$5M club option (declined)
    • agreed to defer at 6% interest $1M in 2001, $1.5M in 2002 (payable when Grissom is 40)
  • ML service: 15.166

Geoff Jenkins of
2 years/$13M (2008-09), plus 2010 mutual option

  • 2 years/$13M (2008-09), plus 2010 mutual option
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/20/07
    • 08:$5M, 09:$6.75M, 10:$7.5M mutual option ($1.25M buyout)
    • 2010 option guaranteed at $7.5M with 925 PAs 2008-09 or 525 PAs in 2009
    • buyout increases to $1.5M with 500 PAs in 2008
    • price of 2010 option increases to $7.75M with 550 PAs in 2009, $8M with 600 PAs in 2009
    • limited no-trade clause allowing Jenkins to block deals to 6 clubs
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 450, 500, 550, 600 PAs
    • award bonuses
    • released by Philadelphia 3/31/09
  • 3 years/$23M (2005-07), plus 2008 club option
    • $1M signing bonus (paid in 2005)
    • 05:$7M, 06:$7.5M, 07:$7M, 08:$9M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Milwaukee declined 2008 option 10/30/07
  • 4 years/$18M (2001-04)
    • $0.75M signing bonus
    • 01:$1M, 02:$3M, 03:$5M, 04:$8.25M
  • agent: Damon Lapa
  • ML service: 10.109 (through 2008)

Jacque Jones of
1 year (2009)

  • 1 years (2009)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/5/09 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.6M salary in majors, $75,000 in minors
    • $0.1M in performance bonuses for PAs 250-400
    • released by Cincinnati 4/8/09
  • 3 years/$16M (2006-08)
    • signed as a free agent by Chicago Cubs 12/05
    • $4M signing bonus (paid 1/06 to 1/08)
    • 06:$3M, 07:$4M, 08:$5M
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Chicago Cubs 11/12/07 (as part of deal, Cubs pay $2M of Jones’ $5M 2008 salary)
    • DFA by 5/5/08, released 5/13/08
    • signed as a free agent 5/19/08 (minor-league contract, with Florida paying a pro-rated share of the $390,000 Major League minimum salary)
    • contract purchased 5/23/08, DFA by Florida 6/11/08
  • 1 year/$5M (2005)
    • re-signed 12/04 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.25M if traded
  • 2 years/$7.1M (2003-04)
    • re-signed 1/03 (avoided arbitration, $3.2M-$2.75M)
    • 03:$2.75M, 04:$4.35M
    • $25,000 All Star bonus
  • 1 year/$0.3125M (2002)
  • agent: Damon Lapa
  • ML service: 9.016 (through 2008)

Kenny Lofton of
1 year/$6M (2007)

  • 1 year/$6M (2007)
    • signed as a free agent 12/13/06
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP, $50,000 each for All Star selection or WS MVP, $25,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger or LCS MVP
    • one-time assignment bonus of $0.1M if traded
    • acquired in trade from Texas 7/27/07
  • 1 year/$3.85M (2006)
    • signed as a free agent 12/05
    • $0.35M signing bonus, 06:$3.5M
    • $0.15M in performance bonuses
      • $50,000 each for 350, 400, 450 PAs
  • 2 years/$6.2M (2004-05)
    • 04:$3.1M, 05:$3.1M
    • Phillies received $1.525M cash from Yankees in trade for Lofton
    • signed as a free agent 12/03
  • 1 year/$1.025M (2003)
  • 1 year/$1.025M (2002)
  • agent: Casey Close
  • ML service: 16.023

Raul Mondesi of
1 year/$1M (2005)

  • 1 year/$1M (2005)
    • signed as a free agent 1/05
    • $0.7M in performance bonuses
    • DFA 5/05
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2004)
    • signed as a free agent 2/04
    • 04:$1.15M, 05:$8M club option ($0.6M buyout)
    • contract terminated 5/04
  • 6 years/$60M (1998-2003)
    • 98:$5M, 99:$8.5M, 00:$9.5M, 01:$11M, 02:$11M club option (picked up), 03:$13M club option (picked up)
  • agent: Jeff Moorad
  • ML service: 10.155

Tim Salmon of
1 year/$0.4M (2006)

  • 1 year/$0.4M (2006)
    • re-signed 11/05 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased 4/06
  • 4 years/$40M (2002-05)
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 02:$9.25M, 03:$9.5M, 04:$9.5M, 05:$9.75M
    • no-trade clause
  • 4 years/$22.5M (1998-2001)
  • agent: Ted Updike
  • ML service: 12.045 (through 2004)

Matt Stairs lf-rf
1 year/$0.85M (2011)

  • 1 year/$0.85M (2011)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/14/10 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.85M salary in majors
    • contract purchased by Washington 3/30/11
    • DFA by Washington 7/27/11, released 8/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2010)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/25/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 4/4/10
  • 2 years/$3.25M (2008-09)
    • re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/2/07
    • $1.25M signing bonus
    • 08:$1M, 09:$1M
    • performance bonuses based on PAs
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Toronto 8/28/08 after being claimed on trade waivers
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2007)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/06 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 3/07
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2006)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 9/05
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 400 PAs
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Kansas City 7/06
    • claimed by Detroit off waivers from Texas 9/06
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2005)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 9/04
  • 1 year/$1M (2004)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/03
    • performance bonus: $0.1M for 375 PAs
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2003)
    • signed by Pittsburgh 12/02
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2002) (Milwaukee)
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2001) (Chicago Cubs)
  • signed 1989 as an amateur free agent
  • agent: Bob Garber
  • ML service: 15.077

Shannon Stewart of
1 year/$1.5M (2008)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2008)
    • signed as a free agent 2/24/08 (minor-league contract)
    • performance bonus: $0.25M for 400 PAs
    • contract purchased 3/30/08
    • released by Toronto 8/11/08
  • 1 year/$1M (2007)
    • signed as a free agent 2/07
    • $1.5M in performance bonuses: $0.2M for 200 PAs, $0.1M each for 220, 245, 265, 290, 310, 335, 355, 380, 400, 425, 450, 475 & 500 PAs
    • award bonus: $0.2M for Comeback Player of the Year
  • 3 years/$18M (2004-06)
    • re-signed as a free agent 12/03
    • 04:$5.5M, 05:$6M, 06:$6.5M
  • 1 year/$6.25M (2003), avoided arbitration 2/03 ($7.5M-$5.5M)
    • $25,000 bonus for 4th-place finish in 2003 AL MVP vote
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2002), avoided arbitration 1 /02
  • agents: Scott Shapiro, Barry Praver
  • ML service: 10.121

Larry Walker of
6 years/$75M (2000-05), plus 2006 club option

  • 6 years/$75M (2000-05), plus 2006 club option
    • signed extension with Colorado 2000
    • 00:$12M, 01:$12M, 02:$12.5M, 03:$12.5M, 04:$12.5M, 05:$12.5M, 06:$15M club option ($1M buyout)
    • $6M/year of 2001-03 salaries deferred until after 2005
    • complete no-trade clause (waived 8/04)
    • 2006 option added 3/01
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Colorado 8/04 ($17.667M left on contract: $4.167M in 04, $12.5M due in 05, $1M due 06), with Colorado paying $8.5M, including $6.75M of 2005 salary
    • St. Louis declined $15M 2006 club option 11/05
  • agent: Pat Rooney
  • ML service: 16.045

Pitchers

Kevin Appier rhp
1 year (2006)

  • 1 year/$0.5M (2005)
    • $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • retired 4/05
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004), re-signed 11/03
  • 4 years/$42M (2001-04)
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 01:$8M, 02:$9M, 03:$11M, 04:$12M
    • released 7/03
  • agents: Jeff Borris, Dan Horwitz
  • ML service: 14.024 (through 2004)

Kris Benson rhp
1 year/$0.65M (2010)

  • 1 year/$0.65M (2010)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 3/15/10 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.65M salary in majors
    • performance bonuses
    • contract purchased by Arizona 4/17/10
    • retired 1/11
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2009)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 2/21/09 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.75M in majors
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 100, 110, 120, 130, 140 IP; $0.1M for 150 IP; $0.125M each for 160, 170, 180, 190 IP; $0.15M for 200 IP
    • roster bonuses for days on 25-man roster: $50,000 each for 30, 60, 90, 120, 140, 160 days
    • award bonuses
    • contract purchased by Texas 4/5/09
    • sent outright to AAA by Texas 6/9/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/13/08 (minor-league contract paying $25,000 per month with out clause if not on Major League roster by March 25)
    • deal re-worked 3/27/08, paying $75,000 per month with out clauses:
      • if not on Major League roster and pitches more than 10 innings by May 15, or
      • if not on Major League roster by June 1
    • released by Philadelphia 8/30/08
  • 3 years/$22.5M (2005-07), plus 2008 club option
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/04
    • $2.5M signing bonus
    • 05:$4.5M, 06:$7.5M, 07:$7.5M, 08:$7.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from NY Mets 1/06
    • Baltimore declined $7.5M 2008 option 11/1/07
  • 4 years/$13.8M (2001-04)
    • $0.2M signing bonus
    • 01:$0.6M, 02:$2.65M, 03:$4.25M, 04:$6.1M
    • performance bonuses: $0.75M in 2003, $1.1M in 2004
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 7/04
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 1996 (1-1)
  • agent: Gregg Clifton
  • ML service: 9.000 (through 2008)

Doug Brocail rhp
1 year/$2.75M (2009), plus 2010 club option

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2009), plus 2010 club option
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 12/2/08
    • 09:$2.5M, 10:$2.85M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • contract also includes performance bonuses
    • Houston declined 2010 option 10/30/09
    • retired 1/10
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2008), plus 2009 club option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/27/07
    • 08:$2.5M, 09:$3.25M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 25, 35 games; $75,000 each for 45, 55 games
    • award bonuses: $25,ooo each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger; $50,000 each for LCS, WS MVP; $0.1M for Rolaids award ($50,000 for 2nd place, $25,000 for 3rd)
    • Houston declined $3.25M 2009 option 10/1/08
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2007)
    • re-signed 12/06
  • 1 year/$1M (2006)
    • re-signed 12/05
  • 1 year/$1M (2005)
    • re-signed 11/04
  • agent: Barry Meister
  • ML service: 15.134 (through 2009)

Kevin Brown rhp
7 years/$105M (1999-2005)

  • $5M signing bonus
  • 99:$10M, 00-05:$15M/year
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 16.051

Darren Dreifort p
5 years/$55M (2001-05)

  • $2M signing bonus
  • 01:$9M, 02:$9M, 03:$11M, 04:$11M, 05:$13M
  • disability insurance could cover as much as 80% of Dreifort’s 2005 salary
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 10.086

Scott Eyre lhp
1 year/$2M (2009)

  • 1 year/$2M (2009)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 11/12/08
    • retired 1/10
  • 3 years/$11M (2006-08)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/05
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 06:$2.7M, 07:$3.5M, 08:$3.8M player option
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.1M for 70 g, $0.2M for 80 g, additional bonuses as closer
    • full no-trade clause for 2006
    • limited no-trade clause 2007-08 (may block trades to 10 clubs)
    • exercised player option 11/07
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Chicago Cubs 8/7/08 after being DFA by Chicago 8/5/08
  • 2 years/$2.45M (2004-05)
    • $50,000 signing bonus
    • 04:0.975M, 05:$1.425M
    • $0.27M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.725M (2003) re-signed 12/02
  • agent: Tommy Tanzer
  • ML service: 10.088 (through 2009)

Jeff Fassero p
1 year/$0.75M (2006)

  • 1 year/$0.75M (2006)
    • re-signed 10/05
    • DFA 5/06
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2005)
    • signed as a free agent 1/05 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased 4/05
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2004)
  • ML service: 14.135

Eric Gagne rhp
1 year (2010)

  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/18/10 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.5M salary in majors
    • $0.5M in performance bonuses based on games, games finished
    • released by LA Dodgers 3/22/10, retired 4/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/17/09 (minor-league contract)
    • $1.5M salary on Major League roster
    • performance bonuses: $2M based on 25-60 games, $1M based on 50-65 games finished
    • Gagne may opt out of deal if not on 40-man roster at end of Spring Training
    • released by Milwaukee 3/8/09
  • 1 year/$10M (2008)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/07
    • performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 50, 55, 60, 65 games finished
  • 1 year/$6M (2007)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/06
    • performance bonuses based on games finished: $75,000 for 3 GF, $0.1M for 6 GF, $0.15M each for 10, 13 & 16 GF, $0.175M for 20, 23, 26 GF, $0.2M each for 30, 33 & 36 GF, $0.25M each for 40, 43 & 46 GF, $0.5M each for 50, 53, 56 GF, $0.333M each for 60, 63 GF, $0.334M for 66 GF
    • award bonuses: $0.25M for Rolaids award ($0.2M for placing 2nd, $0.15M for 3rd, $0.1M for 4th, $50,000 for 5th), $0.1M for Cy Young ($75,000 for placing 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd), $0.1M for MVP or Comeback Player of the Year, $50,000 each for WS MVP or All Star selection $25,000 each for LCS MVP or Gold Glove
    • no-trade protection
    • perks: hotel suite on road
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Texas 7/31/07, with Gagne waiving his no-trade clause in exchange for $2.5M in performance bonuses being guaranteed (Boston to pay $2.1M, Texas to pay $0.4M)
  • 2 years/$19M (2005-06), plus 2007 club option
    • signed extension with LA Dodgers 1/05
    • 05:$8M, 06:$10M, 07:$12M club option ($1M buyout)
    • Gagne may void the 2007 option & take a $0.25M buyout (increases to $0.65M with 50 GF in 2005 or 2006 & increases to $1M with 50 GF in both 2005 & 2006)
    • LA Dodgers declined $12M 2007 option 11/06
  • 1 year/$5M (2004)
    • lost arbitration with LA Dodgers 2/04 ($8M-$5M)
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2003)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/03 (2 years, 119 days of service was 18 days short of qualifying for arbitration as a Super 2)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2002)
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 8.119 (through 2009)

Jason Grimsley rhp
1 year/$0.825M (2006)

  • 1 year/$0.825M (2006)
    • signed as a free agent 12/05
    • released by Arizona 6/06 (remaining 2006 salary of $527,490 donated to 4 charities under settlement agreement between Grimsley & Diamondbacks)
  • 1 year/$2M (2005)
    • signed extension 6/04 as part of trade
  • 1 year/$1M (2004)
    • signed as a free agent 12/03
    • $0.35M in performance bonuses
    • agreed to trade 6/04, receiving $0.4M buyout of no-trade clause & signing a 1 year/$2M extension for 2005
  • 2 years/$3.9M (2002-03)
    • 02:$1.9M, 03:$2M
  • 1 year (2001) (minor-league contract)
  • agent: Joe Bick
  • ML service: 10.149

Mike Hampton lhp
1 year (2011)

  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/8/10 (minor-league contract)
    • retired 3/26/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 8/21/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 9/3/10
  • 1 year/$2M (2009)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/3/08
    • $2M in performance bonuses
  • 8 years/$121M (2001-08), plus 2009 club option
    • $20M signing bonus ($1M to charity, $19M deferred to 2009-18 at 3% interest)
    • 01:$8M, 02:$8.5M, 03:$11M, 04:$12M, 05:$12.5M, 06:$13.5M, 07:$14.5M, 08:$15M, 09:$20M club option ($6M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $0.15M (WS MVP), $0.1M (CY, LCS MVP), $50,000 (2-5 CY vote), $25,000 (All Star, Gold Glove Silver Slugger)
    • acquired by Atlanta 11/02 in trade with Colorado & Florida:
      • Colorado to pay $49M ($20M signing bonus, $8M in 2001, $8.5M in 2002, $2M in 2003, $2M in 2004, $2.5M in 2005, and $6M for 2009 buyout, which was converted to a signing bonus 11/02, eliminating club option)
      • Florida to pay $23.5M ($7M of 2003 salary, $8M in 2004, $8.5M in 2005
      • Atlanta to pay $48.5M ($2M of 2003 salary, $2M in 2004, $1.5M in 2005, $13.5M in 2006, $14.5M in 2007, $15M in 2008)
  • 3 years/$12M (1998-2000)
  • agent: Mark Rodgers
  • ML service: 16.104 (through 2010)

Shigetoshi Hasegawa p
2 years/$6.3M (2004-05), plus 2006 club option

  • 2 years/$6.3M (2004-05), plus 2006 club option
    • re-signed as a free agent 12/03
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 04:$2.5M, 05:$2.975M, 06:$3.1M club option ($0.325M buyout)
    • 2006 option vests with 58 g or 45 GF in 05
    • $2.7M annually in performance bonuses (GF)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star selection
    • Seattle declined 2006 option 11/05
    • retired 1/06
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2003)
    • re-signed 11/03
  • 1 year/$2M (2002), plus 2003 club option
    • $2.5M club option for 2003 declined
  • agent: Gregg Clifton (formerly Ed Kleven)
  • ML service: 8.000

Rick Helling p
1 year/$0.85M (2006)

  • 1 year/$0.85M (2006)
    • re-signed 11/05
    • retired 2/07
  • 1 year (2005)
    • signed as a free agent 1/05 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased 7/05
  • 1 year/$1M (2003)
    • $1M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$3M (2002), plus $6.5M 2003 mutual option
    • $2M in performance bonuses
  • agent: Greg Genske
  • ML service: 8.035 (through 2005)

Orlando Hernandez rhp
1 year (2009)

  • 1 year (2009)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 6/15/09 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 7/17/09
  • 2 years/$12M (2007-08)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/06
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 07:$4.5M, 08:$6.5M
    • performance bonuses: $0.225M each for 150, 160, 170, 180 & 190 IP
    • perks: suite on road
    • awards: $0.1M for Cy Young ($25,000 for 2nd, $10,000 for 3rd), $0.1M for WS MVP, $50,000 for All Star, $25,000 each for Gold Glove, LCS/LDS MVP
  • 2 years/$8M (2005-06)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/04
    • 05:$3.5M, 06:$4.5M
    • $1.5M in bonuses in 2005, $2.5M in bonuses in 2006
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/05
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Arizona 5/06
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2004)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/04
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2003)
    • re-signed 1/03 (avoided arbitration, $4.5M-$4M)
    • acquired by Montreal in three-way trade with Yankees, White Sox 1/03
  • 1 year/$3.2M (2002)
    • re-signed by Yankees 1/02 (avoided arbitration, $3.55M-$3M)
  • 4 years/$6.6M (1998-2001)
    • signed by NY Yankees as an amateur free agent
    • 98:$0.75M, 99:$1.85M, 00:$1.95M, 01:$2.05M, 02:$3.2M
  • agent: Greg Genske
  • ML service: 9.117 (through 2008)

Jason Isringhausen rhp
1 year (2010)

  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 7/22/10 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2009)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/20/09 (minor-league contract)
    • performance bonuses:
      • games: $0.15M for 40 g; $0.2M for 45 g; $0.3M each for 50, 55 g; $0.5M for 60 g
      • games finished: $0.15M for 45 GF; $0.15M each for 50, 55 GF; $0.25M for 60 GF; $0.3M for 65 GF
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, LCS MVP; $50,000 for WS MVP, Comeback Player of Year; $0.1M for Rolaids or Cy Young ($80,000 for 2nd in vote, $60,000 for 3rd, $40,000 for 4th, $20,000 for 5th)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 4/1/09
  • 3 years/$25.75M (2005-07), plus 2008 club option
    • signed re-worked extension with St. Louis 2/05
    • 05:$7M, 06:$8.75M, 07:$8.75M, 08:$8M club option ($1.25M buyout)
    • St. Louis exercised 2008 option 10/5/07
    • award bonuses: $0.15M for WS MVP; $0.1M each for LCS MVP, Rolaids ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd), Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd); $50,000 for All Star
    • no-trade protection
    • perks: suite on road
  • 4 years/$27M (2002-05), plus 2006 club option
    • signed as a free agent 1/02
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 02:$2.25M, 03:$6.75M, 04:$7.25M, 05:$7.75M, 06:$8M club option ($1M buyout)
    • no-trade protection
    • award bonuses: $0.15M for WS MVP; $0.1M each for LCS MVP, Rolaids ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd), Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd); $50,000 for All Star
    • deal reworked 1/03, reducing 2003 salary to $4.75M, increasing 2005 salary to $9.75M, increasing buyout of 2006 option to $1.1M, and giving Isringhausen a suite on the road
    • deal reworked 2/04, reducing 2004 salary to $5M, and increasing 2005 salary to $12,112,500
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2001) (Oakland)
  • drafted 1991 (44-1,157)
  • agent: Dan Horwits, Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 14.031 (through 2009)

Todd Jones rhp
1 year/$7M (2008)

  • 1 year/$7M (2008)
    • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/12/07
  • 2 years/$11M (2006-07)
    • signed as a free agent 12/05
    • 06:$6M, 07:$5M
    • undisclosed amount deferred each season, 2006-07
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2005), signed as a free agent 12/04
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2004), signed as a free agent 3/04 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.3M in performance bonuses in 2004
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2002), plus $3M 2003 club option (picked up 10/02)
    • 02:$1M, 03:$3M club option ($0.3M buyout)
    • signed as a free agent 1/02
  • agents: Hendricks brothers
  • ML service: 14.089 (through 2007)

Steve Karsay p
1 year/$0.6M (2006)

  • 1 year/$0.6M (2006)
    • signed as a free agent 12/05 (minor-league contract)
    • may earn up to $1.7M for 68 appearances
    • may earn up to $0.75M for 50 games finished
    • contract purchased after being acquired in trade 5/06
  • 1 year (2005) (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased 8/05
    • signed as a free agent 5/05 (minor-league contract)
  • 4 years/$22.25M (2002-05), plus $6.5M 2006 club option
    • released (by NY Yankees) 5/05
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 02:$3M, 03:$4M, 04:$5M, 05:$5M, 06:$6.5M club option ($1.25M buyout)
  • agents: Hendricks brothers
  • ML service: 10.025 (through 2005)

Joe Kennedy p
1 year/$2.8M (2007)

  • 1 year/$2.8M (2007)
    • re-signed 1/07 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed off waivers from Oakland 8/4/07
    • DFA by Arizona 8/15/07
    • contract purchased 9/2/07
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2006)
    • re-signed 12/05
    • $0.35M in performance bonues
  • 1 year/$2.2M (2005)
    • re-signed 1/05
    • $0.125M in performance bonuses (IP)
  • 1 year/$0.32M (2004)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
  • 1 year/$0.225M (2002) 2/02
  • agents: Lapa & Leventhal, All Bases Covered Sports Management (previously represented by BHSC)
  • ML service: 5.122

Al Leiter lhp
1 year/$1.5M (2006)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2006)
    • signed as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract)
    • retired 3/06
  • 1 year/$8M (2005)
    • signed as a free agent 12/04
    • $7M to Leiter, $1M to charity
  • 2 years/$18M (2003-04)
    • re-signed 7/02
    • 03:$8M, 04:$8M, 05:$10M mutual option ($2M buyout)
    • $2M/year in performance bonuses
    • option declined 11/04
  • 4 years/$32M (1999-2002)
    • $9M signing bonus (payable 10/99-7/02)
    • 99:$3M, 00:$5.5M, 01:$7.5M, 02:$7M
  • agents: Hendricks brothers
  • ML service: 14.067

Cory Lidle rhp
2 years/$6.3M (2005-06)

  • 2 years/$6.3M (2005-06)
    • re-signed as free agent 11/04
    • 05:$3M, 06:$3.3M
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2004)
    • signed as free agent 12/03
  • 2 years/$7.6M (2002-03)
    • re-signed 1/02 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 02:$2.3M, 03:$4.8M
  • agent: Jordan Feagan
  • ML service: 8.100

Braden Looper rhp
1 year (2011)

  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/27/11 (minor-league contract)
    • retired 3/25/10
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2009), plus 2010 option
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/13/09
    • 09:$4.75M, 10:$6M option
    • 2010 option increases to $6.5M with 30 starts in 2009
    • $0.75M in performance bonuses (starts 19-30)
    • if club exercises 2010 option, Looper may decline (no buyout)
    • if club declines 2010 option, Looper receives a $0.75M buyout ($1M with 30 starts or 180 IP in 2009)
    • Milwaukee declined 2010 option 11/13/09
  • 3 years/$13.5M (2006-08)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/05
    • 06:$3.5M, 07:$4.5M, 08:$5.5M
    • $1M annually in performance bonuses (GF & other categories)
  • 2 years/$6.75M (2004-05), plus 2006 club option
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 04:$1M, 05:$3.5M, 06:$5M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • NY Mets declined $5.5M 2006 option 10/05
    • may earn $3.5M in performance bonuses, 2004-05
    • escalators may increase option value
    • signed as a free agent 1 /04
  • 3 years/$2.6M (2001-03)
    • 01:$0.4M, 02:$0.8M, 03:$1.4M
    • $2.9M in performance bonuses
  • drafted 1996 (1-3)
  • $1.675M signing bonus
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service: 11.012 (through 2010)

Gil Meche rhp
5 years/$55M (2007-11)

  • 5 years/$55M (2007-11)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/06
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 07:$7M, 08:$11M, 09:$11M, 10:$12M, 11:$12M
    • no-trade clause 2007-09, limited no-trade clause 2010, none in 2011
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for WS MVP, $0.1M for MVP ($50,000 for 2nd-5th), $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd-5th), $50,000 for Gold Glove, LCS MVP or All Star selection
    • retired 1/18/11
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2006)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/06 (avoided arbitration, $4.2M-$3.35M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 for 190 IP, $50,000 for 200 IP, $75,000 each for 210, 220 IP
  • 1 year/$2.535M (2005)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/05 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2004)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1 /04 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.325M (2003)
  • agent: Casey Close
  • ML service: 9.029 (through 2009)

Matt Morris rhp
3 years/$27M (2006-08), plus 2009 club option

  • 3 years/$27M (2006-08), plus 2009 club option
    • signed as a free agent 12/05
    • $2M signing bonus (paid at end of contract)
    • 06:$5M, 07:$9.5M, 08:$9.5M, 09:$9M club option ($1M buyout)
    • escalators may raise 2009 club option to as much as $11M
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from SF 7/31/07
    • released by Pittsburgh 4/27/08
    • retired 4/30/08
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2005)
    • re-signed as free agent 12/04
    • $4.5M in performance bonuses
    • earned $6.25M in 2005, including bonuses
  • 3 years/$27M (2002-04) (negotiated without agent)
    • 02:$4M, 03:$10.5M, 04:$12.5M
    • $2M in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2001)
  • agent: Barry Axelrod
  • ML service: 11.000

Mark Mulder lhp
2 years/$13M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option

  • retired 2010
  • 2 years/$13M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/07
    • 07:$5M, 08:$6.5M, 09:$11M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • performance bonuses:
      • 2007: $6.525M based on GS, up to 35 GS (added to 2008 base)
      • 2008: $3.75M
    • 2009 option may increase to match base & bonuses earned in 2008
  • 4 years/$14.2M (2002-05), plus $7.25M 2006 option
    • $0.2M signing bonus
    • 02:$0.75M, 03:$2.6M, 04:$4.4M, 05:$6M, 06:$7.25M club option ($0.25M buyout) (vests 615 IP 2003-05) (vested at $7.75M 9/05)
    • bonuses may increase total value to $23.45M over 5 years
      • $1M in bonuses for 2005 (to 2005 salary of $7M)
      • $1M in bonuses for 2006 club option
    • 2003-2005 salaries were service class records at the time of signing
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star selection
    • signed extension 9/01
  • drafted 1998 (1-2), $3.2M signing bonus
  • agent: Gregg Clifton
  • ML service: 7.167 (through 2008)

Terry Mulholland lhp
1 year/$0.8M (2006)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2006)
    • signed as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased 4/06
    • waived by Arizona 6/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • signed as a free agent 12/04 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2003)
    • $0.7M in performance bonuses
  • 2 years/$6M (2001-02)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 01:$2.5M, 02:$3M
  • 2 years/$5.9M (1999-2000)
  • agent: Joe Bick
  • ML service: 17.155

Robb Nen rhp
2 years/$16.3M (2001-02), plus 2003-04 options

  • 2 years/$16.3M (2001-02), plus 2003-04 options
    • $0.6M signing bonus
    • 01:$6.3M, 02:$8M, 03:$8.6M club option, 04:$9M player option ($2M buyout)
    • SF exercised $8.6M option 11/02
    • Nen exercised $9M player option 11/03
    • retired 2/05
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 11.000

Troy Percival rhp
2 years/$8M (2008-09)

  • 2 years/$8M (2008-09)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/1/07
    • 08:$4M, 09:$4M, plus escalators earned in 2008 ($4.445M)
    • $0.5M of 2008 salary deferred at 3% simple interest
    • 2009 salary increases by following earned in 2008:

  • $75,000 for 35 GF (met), $80,000 for 38 GF (met), $0.1M for 42 GF, $0.11M for 45 GF, $0.115M for 48 GF, $0.125M for 52 GF, $0.145M for 55 GF
  • $50,000 each for 35, 38 g (met); $60,000 each for 42, 45 g (met); $70,000 each for 48, 52 g (one met); $75,000 for 55 g, $90,000 for 58 g, $0.1M for 62 g, $0.125M for 65 g

  • $0.5M one-time assignment bonus if traded
  • vintage automobile
  • performance bonuses:
    • $75,000 for 35 GF, $50,000 for 38 GF, $65,000 for 42 GF, $0.11M for 45 GF, $0.125M for 48 GF, $0.15M for 52 GF, $0.175M for 55 GF
    • $50,000 for 35 g, $30,000 for 38 g, $40,000 for 42 g, $50,000 for 45 g, $60,000 for 48 g, $70,000 for 52 g, $90,000 for 55 g, $0.105M for 58 g, $0.115M for 62 g, $0.14M for 65 g

  • award bonuses: $25,000 for Gold Glove, All Star, LCS MVP; $50,000 for MVP, WS MVP; $0.1M for Cy Young or Rolaids ($80,000 for 2nd, $60,000 for 3rd, $40,000 for 4th, $20,000 for 5th)
  • retired 2009
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2007)
    • signed as a free agent 6/8/07 (minor-league contract)
    • $0.1M signing bonus, 07:$0.5M
    • may earn additional $1.7M in performance bonuses based on:
      • appearances ($1.2M, receiving full amount for 30 g), and
      • games finished ($0.5M, receiving full amount for 30 GF)
    • contract purchased 6/26/07
  • 2 years/$12M (2005-06)
    • signed as a free agent 11/04
    • 05:$6M, 06:$6M
  • 2 years/$16M (2003-04)
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 03:$7.5M, 04:$7.5M
    • limited no-trade clause barring deals to NYM, NYY, TOR & MON
    • signed extension 2/02
  • agent: Paul Cohen
  • ML service: 14.097
  • Sidney Ponson rhp
    1 year/$0.6M (2009)

    • 1 year (2009)
      • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/17/08 (minor-league contract, $0.6M in majors)
      • DFA by Kansas City 8/2/09, released 8/12/09
    • 1 year(2008)
      • signed by Texas as a free agent 3/9/08 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Texas 4/26/08
      • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 6/18/08 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Yankees 6/27/08
    • 1 year/$1M (2007)
      • signed as a free agent 1/07 (minor-league contract)
      • may earn additional $2M in performance bonuses
      • contract purchased 3/07, DFA by Minnesota 5/13/07
    • 1 year/$1M (2006), plus $1.5M in incentives
      • DFA. released (by NY Yankees) 8/06
      • signed as a free agent 7/06 (Yankees to pay pro-rated portion of $0.327M Major League minimum, with St. Louis paying the rest of $1M salary)
      • DFA, released (by St. Louis) 7/06
      • signed as a free agent 12/05
      • $1.5M in bonuses ($0.3M each for 24, 26, 28, 30, 32 GS)
      • no-trade clause
      • contract with Baltimore terminated 9/05 (placed on unconditional release waivers, grievance pending)
    • 3 years/$22.5M (2004-06), signed as a free agent 1/04
      • $3M signing bonus
      • 04:$2M, 05:$7.5M, 06:$10M
      • limited no-trade clause (may block trades to 10 clubs in 2005)
    • 1 year/$4.25M (2003)
    • signed 1993 as amateur free agent from Aruba
    • agent: Barry Praver
    • ML service: 9.056 (through 2007)

    Paul Quantrill p
    2005

    • 1 year (2005)
      • signed as a free agent 9/05
      • released by San Diego 9/05 after by DFA 8/05
      • retired 3/06
    • 2 years/$6.4M (2004-05), plus $3.6M 2006 club option)
      • DFA 6/05 (by NY Yankees)
      • 04:$3M, 05:$3M, 06:$3.6M club option ($0.4M buyout) (declined 10/04)
    • 3 years/$9.6M (2002-04), signed extension 8/01
      • $1M signing bonus
      • 02:$2.5M, 03:$3M, 04:$3.1M
    • ML service: 12.018

    Brad Radke rhp
    2 years/$18M (2005-06)

    • 2 years/$18M (2005-06)
      • re-signed as a free agent 12/04
      • 05:$9M, 06:$9M
      • no-trade clause
    • 4 years/$36M (2001-04)
      • $3M bonus payable 03-04
      • 01:$7M, 02:$8M, 03:$8M, 04:$10M
      • no-trade clause 2002-04
    • agent: Ron Simon
    • ML service: 11.000

    Kirk Rueter p
    2 years/$12M (2004-05)

    • 2 years/$12M (2004-05)
      • $3M signing bonus ($1M to be paid annually, 03-05)
      • 04:$4M, 05:$5M
      • DFA 8/05
      • retired 3/06
    • 3 years/$15.6M (2001-03)
      • $3.35M signing bonus (paid over 3 years)
      • 01:$3.75M, 02:$3.75M, 03:$4.75M
    • agent: CSMG
    • ML service: 10.124

    Russ Springer rhp
    1 year (2010)

    • 1 year (2010)
      • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 7/14/10 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased by Cincinnati 8/2/10
      • retire 1/11
    • 1 year/$3.3M (2009)
      • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/29/09
      • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 35, 45, 52, 57, 62, 67 games
      • award bonuses: $50,000 each for All Star, LCS MVP; $0.1M each for Gold Glove, WS MVP; $0.1M each for MVP, Cy Young, Rolaids award ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd)
      • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from Oakland 8/8/09
    • 1 year/$3.5M (2008)
      • re-signed by St. Louis 10/10/07
    • 1 year/$1.75M (2007)
      • signed as a free agent 12/06
      • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 g
      • award bonuses: $0.1M for Rolaids award ($50,000 for 2nd place, $25,000 for 3rd), $50,000 each for All Star selection, Gold Glove, LDS, LCS or WS MVP
    • 1 year/$0.75M (2006)
      • re-signed as a free agent 11/05
    • 1 year (2005)
      • re-signed as a free agent 12/04 (minor-league contract)
      • contract purchased 4/05
    • agent: Hendricks Sports
    • ML service: 14.128 (through 2009)

    Todd Stottlemyre p
    4 years/$32M (1999-2002)

    • retired 10/02
    • approximately 40 percent of salary deferred

    Mike Timlin rhp
    1 year (2009)

    • 1 year (2009)
      • signed by Colorado as a free agent 7/29/09 (minor-league contract)
      • released by Colorado 8/09
    • 1 year/$3M (2008)
      • re-signed by Boston 12/07
      • award bonuses: $50,000 each for LCS MVP, All Star; $0.1M for WS MVP; $0.1M for MVP ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd), $0.15M for Cy Young ($0.1M for 2nd, $75,000 for 3rd), $0.15M for Rolaids ($0.1M for 2nd, $75,000 for 3rd, $50,000 for 4th or 5th)
    • 1 year/$2.8M (2007)
      • re-signed 10/06
      • performance bonuses: $0.125M each for 39, 50, 60 & 70 g, $75,000 for 25, 30 GF, $0.1M each for 35, 40 & 45 GF, $0.25M each for 50 & 55 GF
      • award bonuses: $0.15M for Rolaids award ($0.1M for 2nd, $75,000 for 3rd, $50,000 for 4th or 5th), $0.15M for Cy Young ($0.1M for 2nd, $75,000 for 3rd), $0.1M for MVP ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd), $0.1M for WS MVP, $50,000 each for All Star, LCS MVP, Gold Glove
    • 1 year/$3.5M (2006)
      • re-signed 11/05
      • $0.75M deferred at 0% interest
    • 1 year/$2.5M (2004), plus $2.75M 2005 club option ($0.25M buyout)
      • 2005 option vested with 50 g in 2004 & not being on DL at end of 04
      • performance bonuses for GF
      • re-signed as a free agent 11/03
    • 1 year/$0.85M (2003)
      • signed 12/02
      • $0.9M in performance bonuses
    • 4 years/$16M (1998-02)
    • agents: Levinson brothers
    • ML service: 18.000 (through 2008)

    Salomon Torres rhp
    2 years/$6.5M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option

    • 2 years/$6.5M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
      • signed extension 4/06
      • $0.4M signing bonus
      • 07:$2.6M, 08:$3.2M, 09:$3.75M club option ($0.3M buyout)
      • $0.9M in performance bonuses
      • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Pittsburgh 12/7/07
      • retired 11/08
      • Milwaukee exercised 2009 option 11/13/08
    • 2 years/$2.6M (2005-06)
      • re-signed 11/04
      • $0.2M signing bonus
      • 05:$1M, 06:$1.4M
      • $25,000 for 30 GF in 2005, $35,000 for 35 GF, $45,000 for 40 GF, $55,000 for 45 GF, $65,000 for 50 GF, $75,000 for 55 GF
    • 1 year/$0.775M (2004), 12/03
    • 1 year/$0.325M (2003)
    • ML service: 7.129

    Derrick Turnbow rhp
    1 year (2010)

    • 1 year (2010)
      • signed by Florida as a free agent 1/29/10 (minor-league contract)
      • $0.6M in majors
      • $50,000 in performance bonuses
    • 1 year (2009)
      • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/31/08 (minor-league contract)
      • $0.925M in majors
      • performance bonuses based on games
    • 3 years/$6.5M (2006-08)
      • signed extension with Milwaukee 4/06, replacing 1 year/$0.488M deal for 2006 signed 2/06
      • 06:$1M, 07:$2.3M, 08:$3.2M
      • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 45, 50 GF; $75,000 for 55 GF; $0.125M for 60 GF
      • DFA by Milwaukee 5/2/08, sent outright to AAA 5/9/08
    • 1 year/$0.322M (2005)
      • signed by Milwaukee 2/05
    • 1 year (2004)
      • re-signed by Anaheim 2/04
      • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Anaheim 10/04
    • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)
      • re-signed by Anaheim 2/03 (split contract)
    • 1 year/$0.2M (2000)
    • selected by Anaheim from Philadelphia in Rule 5 draft 12/99
    • drafted by Philadelphia 1997 (5-146) (Franklin HS, Tenn.)
    • agent: Damon Lapa
    • ML service: 4.086 (through 2008)

    Woody Williams rhp
    2 years/$12.5M (2007-08)

    • 2 years/$12.5M (2007-08)
      • signed as a free agent 11/06
      • 07:$6M, 08:$6.25M, 09:$6.75M club option ($0.25M buyout)
      • performance bonuses:
        • $0.1M for 160 IP, $0.15M for 180 IP, $0.25M for 200 IP
      • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove or Silver Slugger, $50,000 each for LCS MVP or WS MVP, $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for 2nd place, $25,000 for 3rd)
      • released 3/29/08
    • 1 year/$3M (2005), plus 2006 club option
      • 05:$3M, 06:$4M club option ($0.5M buyout)
      • performance bonuses may increase 05-06 earnings to $14.5M
        • $0.125M/GS in 2005
        • 15 GS in 2005 vests 2006 option at $4M, plus $0.1M/GS
        • 25 GS in 2005 vests 2006 option at $5M, plus $66,667/GS
    • 2 years/$14.9M (2003-04), plus 2005 club option
      • re-signed 11/02
      • 03:$6M, 04:$8M, 05:$8M club option ($0.9M buyout)
      • $25,000 All Star award bonus
      • St. Louis declined $8M 2005 option 11/04
    • club exercised $7.25M ’02 option in return for deferral of $1M in 01
    • agent: Barry Meister
    • ML service: 14.143

    Tim Worrell rhp
    2 years/$4M (2006-07)

    • 2 years/$4M (2006-07)
      • signed as a free agent 11/05
      • $0.5M signing bonus
      • 06:$1.5M, 07:$2M
      • retired 1/07 (to receive full $2M 2007 salary)
    • 2 years/$5.5M (2004-05)
      • signed as a free agent 12/03
      • 04:$2.75M, 05:$2.75M
      • performance bonuses to $3.05M in 2005
    • 2 years/$3M (2001-02)
      • 01:$1.3M (2001), 02:$1.4M, 03:$3M club option ($0.3M buyout)
      • club exercised 2003 option 10/02
    • agent: Paul Cohen
    • ML service: 13.016

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