Washington Nationals | Cot's Baseball Contracts (2023)

Service time in years & days (through 2021 season).

Ted and Mark Lerner Managing Principal Owner
2006 -

  • Ted and Mark Lerner, 2006 -
    • a group led by real estate developer Ted Lerner bought the Nationals from Major League Baseball for $450M in May 2006
    • Ted Lerner transferred control of the club to his son Mark 6/18
  • Major League Baseball, 2002-2006
    • MLB purchased the Expos for $120M in 2002, with Jeffrey Loria using his share of the proceeds to buy the Florida Marlins. After the 2004 season, the league relocated the club to Washington, D.C.
  • Jeffrey Loria, 1998-2002
    • New York art dealer and businessman Jeffrey Loria purchased a 24% stake in the Expos for $12M (U.S.) in 1999. By 2001, through a series of cash calls, Loria had gained control of 93% of the team.
  • Claude Brochu, 1991-98
    • Expos team president Claude Brochu, a former Seagram’s executive, led a partnership of local Montreal investors who acquired control of the team for $100M (Canadian) in 1991. Brochu’s 12 partners included the city of Montreal and province of Quebec.
  • Charles Bronfman, 1969-1991
    • a group led by Charles Bronfman, heir to Seagram’s liquor company, paid a $10M franchise fee for the rights to the NL’s 1969 expansion club in Montreal. Minority owners: Hugh Hallword, Lorne Webster.
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $2 billion in March, 2022.

NATIONALS / EXPOS PAYROLLS

YearOpening Day 26-manYear End 40-manCB Tax 40-man
2022$135,427,318 (16)$ ( )$161,054,797 (17)
2021$183,122,247 ( 6)$168,252,361 (10)$174,582,117 (11)
2020$ 69,199,277 ( 9)$ 76,195,840 ( 7)$195,106,653 ( 6)
2019$197,203,691 ( 4)$205,283,436 ( 4)$201,151,337 ( 6)
2018$180,849,056 ( 5)$184,734,387 ( 5)$204,953,656 ( 2)
2017$164,335,444 ( 9)$178,944,530 ( 7)$202,240,951 ( 5)
2016$145,178,886 (11)$155,516,130 ( 8)$170,876,032 (11)
2015$162,014,559 ( 6)$169,277,370 ( 5)$178,378,122 ( 6)
2014$137,356,579 ( 8)$141,803,228 ( 9)$154,775,315 ( 9)
2013$118,289,679 (10)$120,935,536 (10)$134,780,736 (11)
2012$ 92,534,929 (17)$ 96,704,070 (16)$118,978,939 (11)
2011$ 68,306,929 (21)$ 72,022,999 (22)
2010$ 66,275,000 (24)$ 71,937,323 (24)
2009$ 60,328,000 (27)$ 69,321,137 (26)
2008$ 54,961,000 (26)$ 59,699,668 (26)
2007$ 37,374,500 (28)$ 43,254,278 (28)
2006$ 63,143,000 (22)$ 67,483,815 (20)
2005$ 48,581,500 (24)$ 62,866,000 (17)
2004$ 41,197,500 (26)$ 39,396,467 (27)
2003$ 51,948,500 (21)$ 45,853,889 (29)
2002$ 38,670,500 (29)$ 37,901,032 (29)
2001$ 35,159,500 (28)$ 34,634,862 (29)
2000$ 33,500,000 (24)$ 27,271,468 (27)
  • Opening Day payrolls compiled by Baseball Prospectus include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on the active 25/26-man roster and injured list. Deferred payments and performance and award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End 40-man roster payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned performance and award bonuses, non-cash compensation, buyouts of unexercised options and cash transactions. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.
  • Year End Competitive Balance Tax payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include average annual value of contracts, earned bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions, buyouts of unexercised options, and health and pension benefits. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Mike Rizzo President of Baseball Operations & General Manager
2 years (2021-22), plus 2023 option

  • 2 years (2021-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Washington
    • Washington exercised 2023 club option 7/2/22
  • 2 years/$8M (2019-20)
    • signed extension with Washington 4/5/18
  • 2 years (2015-16), plus 2017-18 club option
    • signed extension with Washington 8/1/13, receiving promotion from Executive VP, Baseball Operations and GM to President, Baseball Operations and GM
    • deal includes one club option covering 2017-18, which Washington must exercise or decline by 6/15/16
    • Washington exercised 2017-18 option 5/14/16, with Rizzo reportedly earning total of $10M from 2014 to 2018
  • 3 years (2011-13), plus 2014, 2015 club options
    • signed extension with Washington 10/19/10
    • Washington exercised 2014 option 4/13
  • 2 years (2009-10)
    • Assistant GM & VP, Baseball Operations, 7/06 -
    • assumed day-to-day control of Major League operations 3/4/09
    • selected as permanent general manager 8/20/09
  • Assistant GM & VP, Player Personnel Doug Harris
  • Assistant GM & VP, Scouting Operations Kris Kline
  • Assistant GM & VP, Finance Ted Towne

Dave Martinez Manager
2 years (2021-22), plus 2023 option

  • 2 years (2021-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed multi-year extension as Washington manager 9/28/20
    • with $3.5M option for 2023, deal may be worth as much as $7.5M
  • 3 years/$2.8M (2018-20), plus 2021 club option
    • hired as manager by Washington 10/29/17, replacing Dusty Baker
    • 21:$1.2M club option
  • Chicago Cubs, 2015-17
    • bench coach
  • Tampa Bay, 2008-14
    • bench coach
  • former manager Dusty Baker
    • 2 years/$4M (2016-17)
      • hired by Washington 11/3/15
      • fired by Washington 10/20/17
  • former manager Matt Williams
    • 2 years (2014-15), plus 2016-17 club options
      • hired by Washington as manager 10/31/13
      • 2015 salary of $1M
      • Washington exercised 2016 option 2/21/15
      • fired by Washington 10/5/15
  • former manager Davey Johnson
    • 2 years (2013-14)
      • signed extension with Washington 11/10/12
      • Johnson to manage in 2013, serve as special assistant in 2014
    • 3 years (2011-13)
      • selected by Washington as manager 6/26/11, replacing interim manager John McLaren and manager Jim Riggleman
      • Johnson signed three-year consulting contract, agreeing to serve as manager for remainder of 2011 season and advise club on hiring of the Nationals’ next manager
      • Washington exercised option for 2012 10/31/11
  • former manager Jim Riggleman
    • 2 years (2010-11), plus 2012 club option
      • selected by Washington as permanent manager 11/12/09
      • 11:$0.6M, 12:$0.6M club option
      • club may dismiss Riggleman after 2010 season and pay buyout
      • resigned 6/23/11 (John McLaren – interim manager 6/24-26)
    • 1 year (2009)
      • hired as interim manager 7/12/09, replacing Manny Acta
  • former manager Manny Acta (2007-09)
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 & 2010 options
      • hired by Washington 11/06, replacing Frank Robinson
      • 07:$0.5M
      • Washington exercised 2009 option 9/28/07
      • fired by Washington 7/12/09
  • former manager Frank Robinson (2000-06)

Stephen Strasburg rhp
7 years/$245M (2020-26)

  • 7 years/$245M (2020-26)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 12/9/19
    • 20-26: $35M annually
    • $80M ($11,428,571.43 annually) is deferred with 1 percent interest, payable in equal installments of $26,666,667 on July 1 in 2027, 2028 and 2029, plus interest payment of $3,999,974 on 12/31/29
    • MLBPA calculates present value with deferrals at about $228.9M
    • full no-trade protection
    • award bonuses: $500,000 for MVP or Cy Young ($250,000 for second place in either vote, $150,000 for third, $100,000 for fourth, $75,000 for fifth). $250,000 for WS MVP. $150,000 for LCS MVP. $100,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
    • hotel suite on road trips
    • at signing, the largest ever contract for a pitcher in both total value and average annual value
  • 7 years/$175M (2017-23)
    • signed extension with Washington 5/10/16
    • $10M signing bonus to be paid 7/1/19
    • 17:$15M, 18:$15M, 19:$35M, 20:$25M, 21:$15M, 22:$15M, 23:$45M
    • $70M deferred without interest ($30M in 2019, $10M in 2020, $30M in 2023), paid in seven $10M installments each July 1, 2024-30, reducing the contract’s present-day value to about $162M
    • Strasburg may opt out of contract after 2019 and 2020 seasons:
      • with opt-out after 2019, $30M in deferred 2019 salary to be paid in three $10M installments each July 1, 2020-22
      • with opt-out after 2020, $40M in deferred 2019-20 salaries to be paid in four $10M installments each July 1, 2021-24
    • annual performance bonus: $1M each for 180 innings pitched
    • limited no-trade protection beginning with 2017 season (Strasburg to earn right to reject any trade as 10-and-5 player in May, 2020)
    • largest-ever contract for pitcher after Tommy John surgery
    • Strasburg exercised right to opt out of contract 11/2/19
    • Washington made $17.8M qualifying offer 11/4/19 (rejected 11/14/19)
  • 1 year/$10.4M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$7.4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.975M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/11/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$15.1M (2009-12)
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/17/09
    • $7.5M signing bonus
      (paid in 3 installments of $2.5M, 9/1/09, 1/10/10, 1/10/11)
    • 09:$400,000 (pro-rated), 10:$2M, 11:$2.5M, 12:$3M
    • if not arbitration-eligible after 2012 season, 2013 salary is $3.9M
  • drafted by Washington 2009 (1-1) (San Diego State)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 11.118

Patrick Corbin lhp
6 years/$140M (2019-24)

  • 6 years/$140M (2019-24)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/7/18
    • $2.5M signing bonus, to be paid 10/31/19
    • 19:$12.5M, 20:$19M, 21:$24M, 22:$23M, 23:$24M, 24:$35M
    • $10M in 2024 salary deferred without interest, to be paid between November 2024 and January 2026
    • award bonuses: $500,000 each for Cy Young or MVP ($250,000 for second-place finish in either vote, $150,000 for third, $100,000 for fourth, $75,000 for fifth). $250,000 for WS MVP. $150,000for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger.
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • Arizona made $17.9M qualifying offer 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$3.95M (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.525M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$524,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • 1 year/$402,500 (2010)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$494,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 4/30/12
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from LA Angels 7/25/10
  • drafted by LA Angels 2009 (2-80) (Chipola JC, Fla.)
  • $450,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 9.105

Nelson Cruz dh-rf
1 year/$15M (2022), plus 2023 option

  • 1 year/$15M (2022), plus 2023 mutual option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/14/22
    • 22:$12M, 23:$16M mutual option ($3M buyout)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/06
  • 1 year/$13M (2021)
    • re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/2/21
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Minnesota 7/22/21 with $5,102,151 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$14.3M (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/27/18
    • 19:$14M, 20:$12M club option ($0.3M buyout)
    • Minnesota exercised 2020 option 11/1/19
  • 4 years/$57M (2015-18)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/4/14
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 15:$14M, 16:$14M, 17:$14M, 18:$14M
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs in 2015-16)
    • award bonuses: $25,000 for All Star reserve. $50,000 each for All Star start, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $150,000 for MVP
  • 1 year/$8M (2014)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/22/14
    • roster bonuses: $150,000 each for 60, 90, 120, 150, 180 days on active roster
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All Star selection
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 8 clubs)
    • Baltimore made qualifying offer 11/1/14
  • 2 years/$16M (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Texas 2/9/12 (avoided arbitration, $7.5M-$5.5M)
    • $500,000 signing bonus
    • 12:$5M, 13:$10.5M
    • 2013 salary increases based on 2012 PAs: $100,000 each for 500, 525, 550, 575, 600 PA
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star. $75,000 for LCS MVP
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation), activated 9/30/13
    • Texas made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$3.65M (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • $150,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$440,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$408,070 (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/20/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$398,150 (2008)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/15/08
    • DFA by Texas 3/29/08, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/08
    • contract purchased by Texas 8/25/08
  • 1 year/$382,000 (2007)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/06
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 7/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Oakland 12/04
    • signed by Milwaukee 2/05
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Mets 8/00
  • signed by NY Mets 1998 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Bryce Dixon
  • ML service: 14.082

Will Harris rhp
3 years/$24M (2020-22)

  • 3 years/$24M (2020-22)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/2/20
    • 20-22:$8M annually
  • 1 year/$4.225M (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$5M (2017-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Houston 2/3/17 (avoided arbitration, $2.3M-$1.95M)
    • 17:$2.2M, 18:$2.8M, 19:$5.5M club option
    • 2019 option increases to $6.5M with 15 games finished in 2018, $7.5M with 25 GF in 2018 or $8.5M with 35 GF in 2018
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for second place in vote, $25,000 for third). $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, WS MVP, LCS MVP.
    • Houston declined 2019 option 11/1/18 (now arbitration-eligible)
  • 1 year/$525,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$513,900 (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Arizona 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 4/3/13 after being DFA by Colorado 3/29/13
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers from Oakland 4/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 8/11/12
  • drafted by Colorado 2006 (9-258) (LSU)
  • $16,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Gavin Kahn
  • ML service: 8.102

Luke Voit 1b
1 year/$5.45M (2022)

  • 1 year/$5.45M (2022)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from NY Yankees 3/18/22
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 8/2/22 with $1,916,484 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$4.7M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$634,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/20
  • 1 year/$573,900 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/8/19 ($145,673 in minors)
  • 1 year/$546,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from St. Louis 7/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/25/17
  • drafted by St. Louis 2013 (22-665) (Missouri State)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 3.169

César Hernández 2b
1 year/$4M (2022)

  • 1 year/$4M (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/30/21
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 100, 200, 300, 400, 500 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year/$5M (2021), plus 2022 club option
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/29/21
    • 21:$5M, 22:$6M club option (no buyout)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Cleveland 7/29/21 with $1,774,194 remaining on contract
    • Chicago White Sox declined 2022 option 11/5/21
  • 1 year/$6.25M (2020)
    • signed by Cleveland 12/29/19
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 525 plate appearances. $100,000 each for 575, 625 PA
  • 1 year/$7.75M (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Philadelphia 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.55M (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/3/17 (avoided arbitration, $2.8M-$2M)
  • 1 year/$525,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/19/10
  • signed by Philadelphia as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 7.154

Joe Ross rhp
1 year/$2.4M (2022)

  • 1 year/$2.4M (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 12/1/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1M (2019)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/10/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$567,900 (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year/$551,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/17
  • 1 year/$514,400 (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/6/15
  • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2011 (1-25) (Bishop O’Dowd HS, Oakland)
  • $2.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 5.018

Erick Fedde rhp
1 year/$2.15M (2022)

  • 1 year/$2.15M (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$599,200 (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • 1 year/$577,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/30/17
  • drafted by Washington 2014 (1-18) (UNLV)
  • $2.5111M signing bonus ($2.1456M slot)
  • ML service: 3.099

Anibal Sanchez rhp
1 year/$2M (2022)

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  • 1 year/$2M (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/13/22 (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1.5M in performance bonuses
  • 2 years/$19M (2019-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/21/18
    • 19:$8M, 20:$9M, 21:$12M club option ($2M buyout)
    • $2M/year in 2019-20 salaries is deferred, to be paid 1/15/21
    • performance bonuses: $500,000 each 18, 22, 26, 30 starts
    • Washington declined 2021 option 10/30/20
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/16/18 (non-guaranteed split contract paying $2.5M in majors, $0.5M in minors)
    • may earn additional $2.5M in performance bonuses
    • released by Minnesota 3/11/18 (due 30 days pay, $403,226)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 3/16/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/2/18
  • 5 years/$80M (2013-17), plus 2018 club option
    • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/14/12
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 13:$8M, 14:$15M, 15:$16M, 16:$16M, 17:$16M, 18:$16M club option ($5M buyout)
    • Detroit declined 2018 option 11/17
  • 1 year/$8M (2012)
    • won in arbitration with Miami 2/6/12 ($8M-$6.9M)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Miami 7/23/12
  • 1 year/$3.7M (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2010)
    • re-signed by Florida 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • renewed by Florida 2/28/09
  • 1 year/$390,000 (2008)
    • renewed by Florida 3/2/08
  • 1 year/$381,000 (2007)
    • renewed by Florida 3/07
  • 1 year/$327,000 (2006)
    • signed by Florida 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/05
    • acquired by Florida in trade from Boston 11/05
  • signed by Boston 1/3/01 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Mato Sports
  • ML service: 14.083

Steve Cishek rhp
1 year/$1.75M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.75M (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/12/22
    • performance bonuses:
      • games: $50,000 each for 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 g
      • games finished: $50,000 each for 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 GF
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 2/10/21 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2.25M in majors
    • performance bonuses
    • released by Houston 3/25/21
    • 1 year/$1M (2021), signed by LA Angels as a free agent 3/29/21
  • 1 year/$6M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/14/20
    • 20:$5.25M, 21:$6.75M club option ($750,000 buyout)
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 9/24/20, released 9/28/20
  • 2 years/$13M (2018-19)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/18/17
    • 18:$6.5M, 19:$6.5M
    • 2019 salary increases $0.25M each with 30, 40, 45, 50 games as a pitcher in 2018 (met – 2019 salary increased to $7.5M)
    • may earn $1M in performance bonuses based on appearances
  • 2 years/$10M (2016-17)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/12/15
    • 16:$4M, 17:$6M
    • annual performance bonuses based on games finished: $250,000 each for 25, 30 GF. $500,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 GF
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 7/28/17 (Mariners pay Rays $1M in cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$6.65M (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Miami 7/24/15 (Cardinals to pay all remaining 2015 salary, $2,616,393)
    • non-tendered by St. Louis 12/2/15
  • 1 year/$3.8M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$505,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/19/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/1/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Florida 9/20/10
  • drafted by Florida 2007 (5-166) (Carson-Newman College)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 10.143

Victor Robles of
1 year/$1.65M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.65M (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 4/3/22 (avoided arbitration, $2.1M-$1.6M)
  • 1 year/$614,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • 1 year/$592,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/20
  • 1 year/$557,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/7/17
  • signed by Washington 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $225,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Republik Sports
  • ML service: 3.033

Sean Doolittle lhp
1 year/$1.5M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/15/22
    • performance bonuses based on games pitched:
      • $100,000 each for 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30, 34 games
      • $200,000 each for 38, 42 games
      • $250,000 each for 46, 50, 54, 58, 62 games
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/2/21
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 8/26/21 after being DFA by Cincinnati 8/24/21
  • 5 years/$10.5M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Oakland 4/21/14
    • replaced 1 year/$0.505M deal signed 3/14
    • 14:$600,000, 15:$750,000, 16:$1.55M, 17:$2.6M, 18:$4.35M, 19:$6M club option ($500,000 buyout), 20:$6.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on 2015-17 games finished
    • salaries increase if Doolittle is arbitration-eligible after 2014 season: 15:$1.4M, 16:$2.45M 17:$3.65M, 18:$5M
    • 2020 becomes mutual option with 100 games finished in 2018-19
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 with trade
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 7/16/17
    • Washington exercised 2019 option 10/29/18
    • Washington exercised 2020 option 11/2/19
  • 1 year/$492,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 11/19/10
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
  • drafted by Oakland 2007 (1s-41) (Virginia)
  • signed 6/19/07, $742,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Jason Cook
  • ML service: 9.122

Maikel Franco 3b
1 year/$1.25M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.25M (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/11/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/7/22
  • 1 year/$800,000 (2021)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 3/16/21
    • performance bonuses: $200,000 for 400 plate appearances
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 with trade
    • DFA by Baltimore 8/23/21, released 8/25/21
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 8/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2020)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/7/20
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances:
      • $75,000 each for 300, 325, 350, 375, 400, 425 PAs,
      • $100,000 each for 450, 475, 500, 525, 575, 625 PAs.
    • award bonuses
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$5.2M (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Philadelphia 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$2.95M (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/11/17
  • 1 year/$517,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/2/14
  • signed by Philadelphia 2010 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Octagon (previously California Sports, BTI Sports)
  • ML service: 6.132

Alcides Escobar ss
1 year/$1M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1M (2022)
    • signed extension with Washington 10/5/21
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 5/4/21 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Kansas City 7/2/21
    • contract selected by Washington 7/3/21
  • 2020
    • signed by Yakult Swallows of Japan 10/19
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/16/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $700,000 in majors)
    • released by Baltimore 3/20/19 (exercised opt-out provision)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 3/22/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/26/18
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $75,000 each for 125, 150, 175, 200, 225, 250, 275, 300, 325, 350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525, 550, 575 PA
    • award bonuses: $100,000 each for MVP, WS MVP
  • 4 years/$10.5M (2012-15), plus 2016-17 club options
    • signed extension with Kansas City 3/15/12, replacing 1 year/$519,500 deal signed 2/24/12
    • 12:$1M, 13:$3M, 14:$3M, 15:$3M, 16:$5.25M club option ($500,00 buyout), 17:$6.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All Star
    • Kansas City exercised 2016 option 11/5/15
    • Kansas City exercised 2017 option 11/16
  • 1 year/$428,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
  • 1 year/$405,500 (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Milwaukee 12/19/10 (Zack Greinke deal)
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/10/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/19/07
    • signed by Milwaukee 1/29/08
  • signed by Milwaukee 2003 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $33,000 signing bonus
  • agent: GSE Worldwide
  • ML service: 10.003

Tyler Clippard rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/26/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/13/22
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2021), plus 2022 mutual option
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/22/21
    • 21:$1.75M, 22:$3.5M mutual option ($500,000 buyout)
    • Arizona declined 2022 option 11/4/21
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2020)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/20/19
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/20/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.75M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • released, re-signed by Cleveland 3/20/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 4/25/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/7/18 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by Toronto 3/29/18
  • 2 years/$12.25M (2016-17)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 2/9/16
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 16:$4.1M, 17:$4.25M
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 7/31/16 with $5,561,475 remaining on contract
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from NY Yankees 7/18/17
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/13/17, with Astros paying $1M of $1,111,202 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$8.3M (2015)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 1/14/15
    • signed by Oakland 2/11/15 (avoided arbitration, $8.85M-$7.775M)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Oakland 7/27/15 (A’s pay $1M, Mets pay about $2M of remaining $3,129,508 on Clippard’s contract for 2015)
  • 1 year/$5.875M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10/14 (avoided arbitration, $6.35M-$4.45M)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 for 30 games finished. $75,000 each for 40, 50 GF. $0.1M for 60 GF
  • 1 year/$4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.65M (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$443,000 (2011)
    • renewed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$401,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • acquired by Washington in trade with NY Yankees 12/5/07
    • signed by Washington 1/25/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 5/20/07
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2003 (9-274) (Mitchell HS, New Port Richey, Fla.)
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 12.134

Carl Edwards rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/25/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 5/10/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/29/21 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Atlanta 3/25/21 (Edwards exercised opt-out provision)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 4/2/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 5/7/21
    • DFA by Atlanta 5/8/21, refused outright, elected free agency 5/10/21
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 5/14/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/30/21
    • released by Toronto 8/29/21
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 8/31/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$950,000 (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/3/19
    • performance bonuses:
      • $50,000 for 30 games. $75,000 for 40 g. $125,000 for 50 g
      • $50,000 for 20 games finished. $75,000 for 30 GF. $125,000 for 40 GF
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/22/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 11/4/19 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$594,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$556,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/14
    • re-singed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Texas 7/22/13
  • drafted by Texas 2011 (48-1,464) (Mid-Carolina HS, Prosperity, S.C.)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 5.020

Erasmo Ramirez rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 3/13/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/21/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/20/21 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $800,000 in majors
    • contract selected by Detroit 5/8/21
    • DFA by Detroit 8/27/21, released 8/28/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/4/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 4/16/19
    • DFA by Boston 4/19/19, sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 11/2/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$3.215M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 7/28/17 (Mariners pay Rays $1M in cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 25 games started
  • 1 year/$522,800 (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year/$511,800 (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 3/26/12
  • signed 2007 by Seattle as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • $57,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 7.001

Victor Arano rhp
1 year/$900,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$900,000 (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/27/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers 1/23/1 after being DFA by Philadelphia 1/18/21
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/21
    • DFA by Atlanta 6/4/21, sent outright to Triple-A 6/6/21
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 9/12/17
  • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from LA Dodgers 8/28/14
  • signed by LA Dodgers 4/4/13 as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • ML service: 2.022

Tanner Rainey rhp
1 year/$860,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$860,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$589,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • 1 year/$572,200 (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/10/18
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Cincinnati 12/12/18
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2015 (2-71) (West Alabama)
  • $432,950 signing bonus ($0.8659M slot)
  • ML service: 2.127

Kyle Finnegan rhp
1 year/$725,900 (2022)

  • 1 year/$725,900 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year/$582,400 (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/9/19
  • drafted by Oakland 2013 (6-191) (Texas State)
  • $200,000 signing bonus ($214,300 slot)
  • agent: Warner Cos.
  • ML service: 2.000

Lane Thomas cf
1 year/$723,600 (2022)

  • 1 year/$723,600 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
    • acquired by Washington in trade from St. Louis 7/30/21
  • 1 year/$568,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/18
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Toronto 7/2/17
  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (5-144) (Bearden HS, Knoxville, Tenn.)
  • $750,000 signing bonus ($343,000 slot)
  • ML service: 2.014

Paolo Espino rhp
1 year/$716,200 (2022)

  • 1 year/$716,200 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 1/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/18/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/21/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 10/9/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/21/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 11/10/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/19/17
    • acquired by Texas in trade 8/27/17 after being DFA by Milwaukee 8/23/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/10/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/18/13 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/27/14
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 4/10/14 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Cleveland 2006 (10-310) (Pendleton School, Bradenton, Fla)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.074

Yadiel Hernandez lf
1 year/$714,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$714,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/10/20
  • signed by Washington 10/1/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Topline Sports
  • ML service: 1.028

Carter Kieboom ss
1 year/$713,400 (2022)

  • 1 year/$713,400 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • 1 year/$564,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Washington 4/26/19
  • drafted by Washington 2016 (1-28) (Walton HS, Marietta, Ga.)
  • $2M signing bonus ($2.0659M slot)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 1.086

Andres Machado rhp
1 year/$708,200 (2022)

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  • 1 year/$708,200 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/26/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/12/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/20/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Kansas City (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/18
    • non-tendered by Kansas City 11/30/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/1/17
  • signed by Kansas City as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $13,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.120

Riley Adams c
1 year/$706,700 (2022)

  • 1 year/$706,700 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Toronto 7/29/21
  • drafted by Toronto 2017 (3-99) (San Diego)
  • $542,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.092

Seth Romero lhp
1 year/$705,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$705,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Washington 8/13/20
  • drafted by Washington 2017 (1-25) (Houston)
  • $2.8M signing bonus ($2.5304M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.128

Josiah Gray rhp
1 year/$703,500 (2022)

  • 1 year/$703,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 7/20/21
    • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Dodgers 7/29/21
  • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Cincinnati 12/21/18
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2018 (2-72) (Le Moyne, N.Y.)
  • $772,500 signing bonus ($837,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.075

Mason Thompson rhp
1 year/$702,200 (2022)

  • 1 year/$702,300 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/20/20
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/21
    • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 7/29/21
  • drafted by San Diego 2016 (3-85) (Round Rock HS, Texas)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($730,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.080

Keibert Ruiz c
1 year/$701,300 (2022)

  • 1 year/$701,300 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/21
    • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Dodgers 7/29/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/18
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/19
  • signed by LA Dodgers 7/20/14 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $140,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.064

Joan Adon rhp
1 year/$700,200 (2022)

  • 1 year/$700,200 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • signed by Washington 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.001

Tres Barrera c
1 year/$700,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • renewed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/20
    • placed on restricted list 7/25/20 (positive PED test)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/8/19
  • drafted by Washington 2016 (6-184) (Texas)
  • $210,000 signing bonus ($265,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.084

C.J. Abrams ss
1 year/$700,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • contract selected by San Diego 4/7/22
    • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 8/2/22 with $246,154 remaining on contract
  • drafted by San Diego 2019 (1-6) (Blessed Trinity HS, Roswell, Ga.)
  • $5.2M signing bonus ($5,742,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Lucius Fox ss
1 year/$700,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/21
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Kansas City 11/19/21
    • claimed by Washington off waivers from Baltimore 11/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Tampa Bay 8/27/20
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Francisco 8/1/16
  • signed by San Francisco 7/15 as a free agent from the Bahamas (attended American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.)
  • $6M signing bonus (highest-ever bonus for non-Cuban amateur international signee)
  • ML service: 0.002

Cory Abbott rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade 4/21/22 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 4/16/22
    • claimed by Washington off waivers from San Francisco 5/4/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/20
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2017 (2-67) (Loyola Marymount)
  • $901,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.017

Yasel Antuna ss-3b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • signed by Washington 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.85M signing bonus (club record for international signing)
  • ML service: 0.000

Alex Call of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 7/11/22
    • claimed by Washington off waivers 8/7/22 after being DFA by Cleveland 8/5/22
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/15/18
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2016 (3-86) (Ball State)
  • $719,100 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Gerardo Carrillo rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/20
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/21
    • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Dodgers 7/29/21
  • signed by LA Dodgers 7/5/16 as a free agent from Mexico
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Luis Garcia ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract purchased by Washington 8/14/20
  • signed by Washington 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.037

Reed Garrett rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/14/22
  • 2021
    • re-signed by Seibu Lions of Japan
  • 2020
    • signed by Seibu Lions of Japan
  • 1 year (2019)
    • selected by Detroit from Texas in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/19
    • DFA by Detroit 5/17/19, returned by Detroit to Texas 5/20/22
  • drafted by Texas 2014 (16-486) (VMI)
  • ML service: 0.053

MacKenzie Gore lhp
1 year (2022)

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  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/19/21
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/22
    • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 8/2/22
  • drafted by San Diego 2017 (1-3) (Whiteville HS, N.C.)
  • $6.7M signing bonus ($6.6681M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Hunter Harvey rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • claimed by Washington off waivers 3/21/22 after being DFA by San Francisco 3/14/22
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year/$574,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/21
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers from Baltimore 11/5/21
  • 1 year/$565,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (1-22) (Bandys HS, Catawba, N.C.)
  • $1.9476M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.047

Evan Lee lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • drafted by Washington 2018 (15-461) (Arkansas)
  • ML service: 0.000

Joey Meneses 1b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/7/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 8/2/22
  • 2021
    • Mexican League
  • 2020
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/23/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 2019
    • Orix of Japan
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/1/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 10/26/18
  • signed by Atlanta as a free agent from Mexico 5/9/11
  • ML service: 0.000

Josh Palacios cf
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/22
    • claimed by Washington off waivers 4/15/22 after being DFA by Toronto 4/1122
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
  • drafted by Toronto 2016 (4-132) (Auburn)
  • $438,100 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.024

Francisco Perez lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 8/9/21
    • claimed by Washington off waivers from Cleveland 11/6/21
  • signed by Cleveland 12/12/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.017

Jackson Tetreault rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/14/22
  • drafted by Washington 2017 (7-223) (State JC of Florida)
  • $300,000 signing bonus ($178,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Ildemaro Vargas ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/10/22
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/22/22, sent outright to Triple-A 5/25/22 (refused assignment, elected free agency 5/26/22)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/4/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 8/1/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 3/28/21, sent outright to Triple-A 3/31/21
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/13/21
    • returned to Alternate Site by Chicago Cubs 4/16/21
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/4/21
    • claimed off waivers by Pittsburgh 5/17/21 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/15/21
    • acquired by Arizona in trade 6/2/21 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 5/30/21
    • DFA by Arizona 6/19/21, sent outright to Triple-A 6/22/21
    • contract selected by Arizona 9/19/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 10/7/21
    • elected free agency 10/8/21
  • 1 year/$572,600 (2020)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/20
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade 8/11/20 after being DFA by Arizona 8/6/20
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 9/5/20 after being DFA by Minnesota 9/2/20
  • 1 year/$557,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/20/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/8/15 (minor-league contract)
    • released by St. Louis 3/28/15
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 5/26/15 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by St. Louis 6/26/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 2.097

Jordan Weems rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/28/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 5/31/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/21
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers 7/5/21 after being DFA by Oakland 7/2/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 8/12/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/3/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/19/20
  • drafted by Boston 2011 (3-111) (Columbus HS, Ga.)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($274,500 slot)
  • ML service: 1.031

Minor leagues

Luis Avilan lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/29/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/14/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $950,000 in majors)
    • contract selected by Washington 3/27/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/22/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 7/21/20
    • released by NY Yankees 8/28/20
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2019)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/10/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2018)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from LA Dodgers 1/4/18 (Dodgers pay White Sox $2M as part of the deal)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/22/18 with $513,710 remaining on contract
    • non-tendered by Philadelphia 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.39M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 7/7/16 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$530,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 7/30/15
  • 1 year/$521,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year/$517,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year/$491,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 2012
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/16/11
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • signed by Atlanta 2008 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: SPS Sports Group
  • ML service: 8.077

Alberto Baldonado lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/9/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 1/6/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 9/1/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 10/13/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • released by Washington 5/27/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/3/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Chicago Cubs 5/16/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/11/17
  • signed by NY Mets 9/21/09 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • ML service: 0.033

Zack Burdi rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • released by Arizona 3/18/22
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 4/27/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/21
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers 8/18/21 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 8/16/21
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers from Baltimore 10/14/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/20
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2016 (1-26) (Louisville)
  • $2,128,500 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.113

Donovan Casey rf
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 8/11/22
  • acquired by Washington in trade from LA Dodgers 7/30/21
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2017 (20-610) (Boston College)
  • ML service: 0.000

Cade Cavalli rhp
2022

  • drafted by Washington 2020 (1-22) (Oklahoma)
  • $3.027M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Armando Cruz ss
2022

  • signed by Washington 1/17/21 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3.9M signing bonus
  • ML service:

David Dahl lf
1 year (2022)

(Video) The DOWNFALL Of The Nationals

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/3/21 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Milwaukee 7/11/22
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 7/22/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$537,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2021)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/15/20
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 for 500 plate appearances. $200,000 for 550 plate appearances
    • DFA by Texas 8/2/21, released 8/6/21
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 8/17/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.475M (2020)
    • re-signed by Colorado 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Colorado 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/18
  • 1 year/$537,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Colorado 7/25/16
  • drafted by Colorado 2012 (1-10) (Oak Mountain HS, Birmingham, Ala.)
  • $2.6M signing bonus ($2.7M slot)
  • agent: Apex
  • ML service: 4.116

Edgar Garcia rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/7/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/23/20
    • DFA by Cincinnati 4/1/21, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 4/3/21
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/19/21
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 7/30/21 after being DFA by Cincinnati 7/27/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 8/30/21
    • elected free agency 10/15/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/20
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade 8/18/20 after being DFA by Philadelphia 8/13/20
    • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/19
  • signed by Philadelphia 5/29/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $30,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.004

Taylor Gushue 1b-c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/10/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/16/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/30/21
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/5/21, sent outright to Triple-A 7/8/21
  • acquired by Washington in trade from Pittsburgh 9/26/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2014 (4-131) (Florida)
  • $388,800 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.009

Robert Hassell of
2022

  • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 8/2/22
  • drafted by San Diego 2020 (1-8) (Independence HS, Thompson’s Station, Tenn.)
  • $4.3M signing bonus ($5.1769M slot)
  • ML service:

Cole Henry rhp
2022

  • drafted by Washington 2020 (2-55) (LSU)
  • $2M signing bonus ($1.307M slot)
  • ML service:

Brady House ss
2022

  • drafted by Washington 2021 (1-11) (Winder-Barrow HS, Winder, Ga.)
  • $5M signing bonus ($4.55M slot)
  • ML service:

Daniel Johnson of
2022

  • 2022
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cleveland 5/25/22
    • released by NY Mets 7/22/22
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 8/4/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/21
    • DFA by Cleveland 11/19/21, sent outright to Triple-A 11/24/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/20
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Washington 11/30/18
  • drafted by Washington 2016 (5-154) (New Mexico State)
  • $325,000 signing bonus ($354,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.091

Andry Lara rhp
2022

  • signed by Washington 7/2/19 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.25M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Patrick Murphy rhp
1 year/$712,500 (2022)

  • 1 year/$712,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
    • DFA by Washington 4/23/22, sent outright to Triple-A 4/27/22
  • 1 year/$573,400 (2021)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/21
    • claimed by Washington off waivers 8/14/21 after being DFA by Toronto 8/11/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (3-83) (Hamilton HS, Chandler, Ariz.)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($650,800 slot)
  • ML service: 1.002

John Nogowski 1b
2 years (2021-22)

  • 2 years (2021-22)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 9/23/21 (minor-league contract)
    • selected by Atlanta from San Francisco in minor-league portion of Rule 5 draft 12/8/21
    • released by Atlanta 6/7/22
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 6/22/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$571,300 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 7/3/21 after being DFA by St. Louis 6/28/21
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/16/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 8/15/20
  • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 6/17 (minor-league contract)
  • released by Oakland 3/27/17
  • drafted by Oakland 2014 (34-1,032) (Florida State)
  • ML service: 0.119

Gerardo Parra rf
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 3/13/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 2/3/21 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/20/21
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2020), plus $3M 2021 club option
    • signed by Yomiuri Giants of Japan 11/19
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2019)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/12/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 3/28/19
    • DFA by San Francisco 5/3/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/7/19 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 5/19
  • 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)
    • Colorado declined 2019 option 10/30/18
  • 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/$502,000 (2012)
    • renewed by Arizona 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$426,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11
  • 1 year/$405,500 (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: 11.079

Daniel Poncedeleon rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/25/22 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Angels 4/3/22
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 4/9/22 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Seattle 7/19/22
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 7/22/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$585,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/21
    • DFA by St. Louis 9/20/21, sent outright to Triple-A 9/22/21
  • 1 year/$572,800 (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/10/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 6/11/18
  • drafted by St. Louis 2014 (9-285) (Embry-Riddle University)
  • ML service: 2.086

Jefry Rodriguez rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/15/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 12/20/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/12/21
    • DFA by Washington 8/24/21, sent outright to Triple-A 8/26/21
  • 1 year/$566,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/20
    • non-tendered by Cleveland 12/2/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Washington 11/30/18
  • signed by Washington 1/17/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.165

Jackson Rutledge rhp
2022

  • drafted by Washington 2019 (1-17) (San Jacinto JC, Texas)
  • $3.45M signing bonus ($3,609,700 slot)
  • ML service:

Adrian Sanchez2b-3b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/5/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 10/9/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 6/30/17
  • signed by Washington 1/21/07 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 1.132

Andrew Stevenson cf
1 year/$850,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$850,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 11/29/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 4/2/22 (due 30 days’ termination pay, $137,097)
  • 1 year/$579,100 (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
  • 1 year/$568,600 (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/20
  • 1 year/$559,100 (2019)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Washington 7/23/17
  • drafted by Washington 2015 (2-58) (LSU)
  • $750,000 signing bonus ($1.0581M slot)
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 2.125

Cristhian Vaquero of
2022

(Video) Rebuilding the Nationals WITHOUT JUAN SOTO

  • signed by Washington 2022 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $4.925M signing bonus
  • ML service:

James Wood of
2022

  • acquired by Washington in trade from San Diego 8/2/22
  • drafted by San Diego 2021 (2-62) (IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.)
  • $2.6M signing bonus ($1,102,700 slot)
  • ML service:

FAQs

How much is the Washington Nationals worth? ›

The Nationals are worth $2.23 billion, 12th among the league's teams, and the Orioles are valued at $1.63 billion, ranking 18th, according to Sportico. Hedge fund manager Steve Cohen bought the New York Mets in 2020 for $2.4 billion, the highest price ever paid for a MLB franchise.

How much does Joe Ross make? ›

How much does a minor league baseball player make? ›

Among residents of the U.S. and Canada, who are subject to baseball's draft, amateurs signing initial minor league contracts receive signing bonuses, most $20,000 and up. First-round picks last year received $7,922,000 to $1.8 million, and players among the top 75 selections received at least $747,500.

How much do Frednats players make? ›

Freeman estimates current P-Nats players make around $20 a day, which can last between 10 and 11 hours.

What would Babe Ruth's salary be today? ›

In today's dollars, Ruth would have been getting paid about $226,655 when the infamous trade happened. He was traded for $125,000, which roughly translates to just over $1.6 million dollars today. At his highest salary in 1931, he was making $80,000. In 2012, that would've been worth just under $1.2 million dollars.

How much does a Triple A baseball player make? ›

The MLB raised minimum salaries for minor league players in 2021, increasing pay for players in Single-A from $290 to $500 per week, Double-A from $350 to $600 and Triple-A from $502 to $700 over the roughly five-month season.

Who's the richest baseball player? ›

MLB leaders in career earnings
  • Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals: $339.21 million.
  • Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers: $321 million.
  • Justin Verlander, Houston Astros: $274.588 million.
  • Zack Greinke, Kansas City Royals: $252 million.
  • Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers: $251.34 million.
26 Aug 2022

Are the Washington Nationals profitable? ›

The Major League Baseball franchise is owned by Ted Lerner who bought the franchise for 450 million U.S. dollars in 2006.
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Revenue of the Washington Nationals (MLB) from 2001 to 2021 (in million U.S. dollars)
CharacteristicRevenue in million U.S. dollars
2019370
2018336
2017311
2016304
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Are the Washington Nationals in debt? ›

The Nationals have used deferred payments in major contracts and owe over $230 million to Max Scherzer, who signed with the New York Mets last offseason, and Stephen Strasburg, who is currently recovering from surgery. The team also holds around $500 million in debt.

What is Ted Lerner net worth? ›

Is Joe Ross married? ›

Ross, whose wife, Jean Ross, is a pediatric ER nurse, saw that the fan was having difficulty during the middle of the game.

Is Joe Ross injured? ›

Ross underwent surgery for a partially torn UCL last summer and also had a bone spur removed from the area in March, but he'll now be sidelined until at least the second half of the 2023 campaign.

What do MLB refs make? ›

According to Bleacher Report, MLB umpires make more per year than officiating crew members from the NFL and NHL. The average big league umpire makes $235,000, while the average salary for NFL referees is $188,322. The highest-paid refs are in the NBA, where the average is $375,000.

How much do MLB call ups make? ›

If called up to the majors, the minimum salary is $700,000 — which comes to $3,846 for each day in the big leagues. The minimum salary is $400 weekly at rookie level, $500 at Class A, $600 at Double-A and $700 at Triple-A.

What team has the lowest payroll in baseball? ›

Top spenders like the Los Angeles Dodgers ($265.2 million), New York Mets ($262.1 million) and New York Yankees ($252.2 million) are each spending more than $200 million this season on player salary than the team with the league's lowest payroll: the Baltimore Orioles.

How much do AAA baseball players make 2022? ›

According to Front Office Sports, as of 2022, MLB Players make an annual average of $4.41 million, while the average salary of a minor leaguer paid can be anywhere from $4,800 to $14,700.

How much does a MLB 1st base coach make? ›

Hitting and pitching coaches are paid anywhere from $150,000 to $350,000, with a select few earning far more. Bench coaches earn between $150,000-$250,000. Third base coaches are around $130,000-$140,000. First base coaches are in the $100,000-$110,000 range.
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Do AAA baseball players make? ›

According to The Athletic, the average player salary for a minor league player was $6,000 in Single-A, $9,350 in Double-A and $15,000 in Triple-A in 2018. A minor league baseball player in Rookie ball can make as little as $4,800 for the entire year.

Who is the highest paying athlete? ›

Here's the complete list of the top 10 highest-paid athletes of the last 12 months and their total earnings:
  • Lionel Messi, $130 million.
  • LeBron James, $121.1 million.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo, $115 million.
  • Neymar, $95 million.
  • Stephen Curry, $92.8 million.
  • Kevin Durant, $92.1 million.
  • Roger Federer, $90.7 million.
26 May 2022

What was Jackie Robinson worth at death? ›

What was Jackie Robinson's net worth and salary? Jackie Robinson was an American professional baseball player who had a net worth equal to $6 million at the time of his death (adjusting for inflation).

What was Joe DiMaggio salary? ›

During his 13 season career, Joe DiMaggio earned a total of $632,250 playing professional baseball. After adjusting for inflation, that's the same as around $8 million today. His highest salary per year was $100,000, which he earned in both 1949 and 1950.

How much do MLB bench coaches make? ›

A bench coach on an MLB team makes around $150 – $250k a season. A bench coach's salary is similar to what a hitting and pitching coach and bullpen coach make per season as well. A first base coach and a third base coach make a little less than a bench coach but typically fall in the $100k range per season.

How much do MLB assistant coaches make? ›

Salary Ranges for Assistant Baseball Coach/pitching Coaches

The middle 67% of Assistant Baseball Coach/pitching Coaches makes $60,000, with the top 67% making $72,000.

How much do minor league baseball umpires make? ›

The new agreement will see umpires paid $2,800 a month in the rookie complex leagues, $3,000 in Low-A and $4,500 in Triple-A. That's up from $2,000 for rookie-ball umpires and as low as $2,100 in Low-A under the previous agreement.

How much does a bullpen catcher make a year? ›

Bullpen Catcher Isn't Paid Much

Catchers in the MLB make a lot less than their counterparts in other professional sports leagues. They typically receive between $50,000 and $75,000 annually as part of their contract with their team.

Do MLB players get paid weekly? ›

The base payment plan dictates players will be paid bi-monthly while the season is in play. Normally the post season, offseason and spring training are months where players are not payed, unless specifically detailed in their contracts.

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What is the smallest MLB market? ›

1.)

The Milwaukee Brewers are the smallest market MLB team with a market size of 1,689,572 people. Despite their size, the Brewers boast a loyal fanbase and a competitive squad that has made the playoffs in each of the past four seasons.

Which MLB team has the biggest budget? ›

MLB Teams With Highest Payrolls in 2022
RANKTEAMTOTAL PAYROLL
1Los Angeles Dodgers$260,923,503
2New York Mets$259,080,090
3New York Yankees$250,828,357
4Philadelphia Phillies$233,824,593
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20 Jul 2022

What MLB team sells the most merchandise? ›

New York Yankees

Sure they have fans all over the world. Sure they sell more merchandise than any other professional sports team.

What is David Rubenstein's net worth? ›

Who wants to buy Nationals? ›

Leonsis isn't the only person interested in purchasing the Nationals. According to the Post, at least five other bidders already met with the team's officials. Two of those individuals include billionaire Michael B. Kim and mortgage mogul Stanley Middleman, who both met with the team personnel this summer.

Are the Nationals a big market team? ›

Washington Nationals

They have the wealthiest owner in baseball, a sweeping media market with avid baseball interest, and somehow, for another few years, the Nationals are also receiving revenue-sharing money as one of the league's poorer teams.

Who are the minority owners of the Washington Nationals? ›

Baker is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, who has served in the entertainment, music, sports, and production industries for over 30 years. Baker is a minority owner of the Washington Nationals Baseball club and currently serves as chairman of the Washington Nationals Founding Partners Group.

What is Elon Musk net worth today? ›

Who owns the Washington National? ›

Mark Lerner (b. 1953/1954) is the managing principal owner at Lerner Enterprises and principal owner of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals.

What is Patrick Corbin's salary? ›

How much does Carter kieboom make? ›

Carter Kieboom signed a 1 year / $713,400 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $713,400 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $713,400. In 2022, Kieboom will earn a base salary of $713,400, while carrying a total salary of $713,400.

What does Austin Voth make? ›

Austin Voth
lengthteamavg annual salary
Washington Nationals$875,000
2021-2021Washington Nationals$587,700
2020-2020Washington Nationals$568,900
2019-2019Washington Nationals$556,000
2 more rows

What would Babe Ruth's salary be today? ›

In today's dollars, Ruth would have been getting paid about $226,655 when the infamous trade happened. He was traded for $125,000, which roughly translates to just over $1.6 million dollars today. At his highest salary in 1931, he was making $80,000. In 2012, that would've been worth just under $1.2 million dollars.

How much do MLB umpires make? ›

How much do umpires make in the MLB? In Major League Baseball, professional umpires just starting to work pro-level games begin with a salary around $120,000 per year, according to the Major League Baseball association. Senior umpires with more experience can earn upwards of $350,000 per year.

What is the lowest paid position in MLB? ›

Shortstop comes last as the lowest-paid position in baseball, with an average income of $2.6 million and a median salary of $1 million, just above the minimum.

How long is Patrick Corbin contract? ›

The Washington Nationals signed Patrick Corbin in December 2018, a six-year deal worth $140 million that seemed risky even at the time.

What happened to Stephen Strasburg? ›

MLB Rumors: Stephen Strasburg Expected to Miss Rest of Season but Avoid Surgery. Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg is reportedly set to miss the remainder of the 2022 season.

Does Juan Soto have a no trade clause? ›

The Padres' acquisition of Washington Nationals superstar Juan Soto hit a snag due to the no-trade clause in Hosmer's contract. Hosmer exercised that clause to block a trade to the Nationals, per Mark Feinsand of MLB.com.

What is Juan Soto's current salary? ›

Earlier this season, Soto turned down a record-breaking 15-year, $440 million contract offer to stay with the Nationals. Even though the deal would have been the largest in baseball history, it would average $29.33 million per year – making him the 20th highest-paid player in annual value.

Why did Juan Soto turn down the offer? ›

One reason Soto turned down the Nationals' offer was that it was heavily back loaded and the contract's average value of $29.3 million ranked 20th overall. What's more, Soto, who is on track to become a free agent at age 26, could seek out a deal worth more than $500 million if he were to wait, according to his agent.

Who can afford Juan Soto? ›

There's no one reason the Padres can afford Juan Soto. They can afford him because he's still in his arbitration years. They can afford him because while Tatis Jr.'s deal looks huge on paper, his annual salary isn't (27th in the majors in 2022).

How much does Sam Clay make? ›

Current Contract

Samuel Clay signed a 1 year / $700,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $700,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $700,000.

How much does Tres Barrera make? ›

Tres Barrera
lengthteamavg annual salary
2022-2022Washington Nationals$700,000
2021-2021Washington Nationals$571,500
2019-2020Washington Nationals$555,000

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