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MLB Contracts

Teams: Anaheim thru Colorado
 
~Players in RED are 2003-04 offseason signings and the team that follows the contract info is the player's 2003 Team~
~Images on this page courtesy of bigleaguers.com~
~Note that players that have 10 years of ML Service Time and have spent the previous 5 years with the same team have automatic No-Trade clauses~
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Top Agents representing Baseball Players:
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Anaheim Angels-Team Logo
Manager Mike Scioscia- contract extension thru 2008 season signed in 2003
Kevin Appier- 4 Years 42M 2001- 8M  Signing Bonus 2M Paid over 2 years
2002- 9M 2003- 11M 2004- 12M -Was Given his release 730/03
Garret Anderson: 20M over 4years- thru 2004- will make 9.2M in 04- signed contract EXTENSION on 4/13/04: 4-Year worth 48M- w/ 2009 option worth 14M or 3M buyout- will make 9M in 2005, 10M in 2006, 11M in 2007, and 12M in 2008
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Darin Erstad- 4-Year- 32M - 2003- 7M + 1M signing bonus 2004- 7.5M 2005- 8M 2006- 8.5M- NO-TRADE clause to 4 teams each year
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Troy Glaus-4-Year-22M-2001-.75M + 2M signing bonus 2002-3.5M 2003- 6.75M 2004- 9M- 04 slary increases w/ various awards over other 3years
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Bengie Molina-4-Year-4.25M- 2001- 225K + 500K signing bonus 2002- 225K 2003- 1.3M 2004- 1.9M 200-5 Team option 3M or 100K buyout
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Ramon Ortiz-3-Year-7.25M-w/ 2005 option
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Troy Percival-2-Year-16M-2003 and 04- 7.5M - 1M signing bonus- NO-TRADE clause to 4 teams- NYY, NYM, MON, TOR
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Tim Salmon-4-Year-40M-2002 9.25M + 2M signing bonus 2003 and 04- 9.5M 2005- 9.75M- NO-TRADE Clause
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Aaron Sele-3-Year-24M-2002- 7.5M 2003- 8M 2004- 8.5M
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Wil Nieves-1-Year-NA
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Francisco Rodriguez-1-Year-375K- 25K bonus for All-Star
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Jeff DaVanon-1-Year-375K
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Brendan Donnely- 375K
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-Kelvim Escobar-3-Year-18.75M-Blue Jays
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-Bartolo Colon-4-Year-51M-ChiSox
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-Jose Guillen-2-Year-6M-w/ 2006 option-receives 1M loan that must be paid back by 2005 at 3.49% interest-was suspended in final week of season by Angels and loses $24,043.72 in salary-A's
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-Adam Kennedy-3-Year-8.85M-2.5, 3 and 3.35M salaries-+ poss. 150K-Angels
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-Vladamir Guerrero-5-Year-70M-w/ 2009 Option 15M or 3M buyout-5M signing bonus-10, 11.5, 12.5, 13.5, 14.5M salaries-receives 100K for All-Star-Expos
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-Shane Halter-1-Year-575K-+ poss. 165K in bonuses-Tigers
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-Jarrod Washburn-1-Year-5.45M-Angels
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-Ben Weber-900K-Angels
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-David Eckstein-1-Year-2.145M-Angels
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-Raul Mondesi-1-Year-1.75M- signed on 5/28/04-TERMINATED on 7/30/04
-Andres Galaragga-1-year-minor league contract, signed midseason Agent: Jim Bronner
Arizona D-Backs-Team Logo
 
Danny Bautista- 3 Years 9M 2002- 2M 2003- 3M 2004- 4M 2003-4 Salaries can rise depending on PA, possible 11.5 Contract Total
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Greg Colbrunn-2-Year-3.5M over 03-04
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Luis Gonzalez-3-Year-30M- 2004- 8.25M + 250K signing bonus 2005- 10M 2006- 11.5M 2007- Mutual Option 10M
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Randy Johnson: 2-Year worth 33M- 2004- 16M and 2005- 16M- + 1M in personal service payment- + 6M deferred each year- 50K bonus for 2004 All-Star
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Richie Sexson-4-Year-17.5M- 2004- 8M
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Brandon Webb-3-Year-3.3M- w/ 2007 option 3M or 250K buyout (1.7M non-arb salary)- salaries of 335K in 04, 715K in 05, 2M in 06- + poss. total of 8.65M over the 4 years w/ 450IP in 04-05 and 220IP in 06
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Matt Mantei- 4-year contract worth 21M expires after 2004 season
 
-Carlos Baerga-1-Year-1M-D-Backs
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-Shane Reynolds-1-Year-1M- + poss. 750K-Braves
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-Steve Sparks-1-Year-500K- + poss. 125K- A's
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-Shea Hillenbrand-1-Year-2.6M-+ 50K if named ALL-STAR-D-Backs
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Antlanta Braves-Team Logo
Bobby Cox- 2005 option exercised on 4/5/04
Paul Byrd- 2 Years 10M 2003- 3M 2004- Player Option 7M
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Mike Hampton-8-Year-121M- 2001- 8M + 20M deferred until end of contract 2002-8.5M  2003- 11M(9M by Marlins) 2004-12M(10M by Marlins) 2005- 12.5M(11M by Marlins) 2006- 13.5M 2007-14.5M  2008- 15M 2009-Team Option 20M or 6M buyout- Signing bonus paid 1M to charity, 19M paid in 10 annual installments-Bonuses: 150K MVP WS, 100K Cy Young/MVP LCS, 50K 2-5 Cy Young voting/MVP LDS, $25K AS selection/Gold Glove/Silver Slugger-After trades: COL pays signing bonus, 2003-5 as above, 2006-9 ATL liable Agent: Scott Boras
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Andruw Jones-6-Year-75M- 2002- 9.5M + 3M signing bonus 2003-11.5M 2004-12M 2005-12.5M 2006-13M 2007-13.5M
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Chipper Jones-6-Year-90M- 2001- 9M + 8M signing bonus 2002- 10M 2003-12M 2004-15.333.333M 2005- 15M 2006- 17M 2007- Team option 15M or 5M buyout 2008- Team option 15M or 5M buyout- 2M deferred in 05 and 06-2007/8 options vest with 450PA OR making All-Star team in the previous year
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Eli Marrero-2-Year-4.5M- thru 2004-3M in 04-signed 1-Year contract extension thru 2005 on 2/23/04
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Russ Ortiz-4-year-8.7M- 2004 opiton 5.7M exercised- bonuses for over 192IP each year
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John Smoltz-3-Year-30M-2002- 7M + 2M signing bonus 2003- 10M 2004- 11M 2005- Team option for 12M was GUARANTEED w/ 61 games finished in 04- for every game he starts during length of contract he receives a 100K bonus
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Marcus Giles-1-Year-430K
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Gary Matthews Jr.-1-Year-800K-released on March 31st- will only be paid 200K
-John Thomson-2-Year 7M w/ 2006 option-Rangers
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-Eddie Perez-2-Year 1.25M-Brewers
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-Antonio Alfonseca-1-Year 1. 35M-Cubs
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-Armando Almanza-1-Year-500K-100K active roster bonus-500K bonuses-Marlins
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-Mark DeRosa-1-Year-725K-+ poss. 25K bonus-Braves
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-Will Cunnane-1-Year-525K-+ poss. 50K in bonuses
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-Rafael Furcal-1-Year-3.7M-Braves
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-J.D. Drew-1-Year-4.2M-+ poss. 400K-Braves
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-Chris Reitsma-1-Year-950K-reds
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-Tom Martin-2-Year-3.3M- 1.4M in 04-LA
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Baltimore Orioles-Team Logo
Manager Lee Mazzilli: 2-year contract thru 2005 season signed in Nov. 2003- deal includes 2006 and 2007 options
Rafael Palmeiro: re-signed to 1-year deal worth 3M on 10/27/04- deal includes no performance bonuses
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Marty Cordova-3-Year-9.1M- 2002-2.5M 2003- 3.1M 2004- 3.5M
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Omar Daal-2-Year-7.5M-2003-3M 2004- 4.5M-+ poss. 1M in bonuses for IP
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Buddy Groom-2-Year- 6.25M- 2003 and 04- 3M 2005- 3M or 250K
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David Segui-4-Year-28M-7M each year thru 2004-1M deferred each year to 2005-8
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-Karim Garcia-1-Year-800K-Mets-RELEASED on 8/26/04
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-Jason Grimsley-1-Year-1M-Royals-AFTER TRADE on 6/21/04- paid extra 400K for being traded in 04- signs 2M 1-Year extension for 2005- NO-TRADE clause
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-Miguel Tejada-6-Year-72M-12M signing bonus-$4 million payable in 2004 and $2 million each in 2005, 2006, 2010 and 2011.-3 million in 2004, $9 million in 2005, $10 million in 2006, $12 million in 2007, $13 million in 2008 and $13 million in 2009-50K bonus for 2004 All-Star-A's
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-Javy Lopez-3-Year-22.5M-1.5M signing bonus-5.5, 7, 8.5M-350K per year in bonuses-100K 450and500PA-150Kfor 550PA-Orioles have the right to subtract up to 100K annual performance bonuses if he fails to make his top-secret designated weight in four weigh-ins a year. He'd get docked $25,000 per eating binge-Braves
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-Sidney Ponson-3-Year-22.5M-Giants-complete NO-TRADE clause in 04- in 05 can choose 10 teams for which he could block any trade to- in 06 has no NO-TRADE clause
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-Jerry Hairston Jr.-1-Year-1.65M-Orioles
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-Luis Matos-1-Year-975K-Orioles
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-Melvin Mora-3-Year-10.5M-1M singing bonus w/ salaries of 2, 3.5, 4M-+ poss. 350K in bonuses each year-Orioles
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-B.J. Ryan-1-Year-1.275M-O's
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-Jay Gibbons-1-Year-2.6M-O's
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Boston Red Sox-
Manager Terry Francona: 3-year contract thru 2006 w/ 2007 Club option
Player PhotoKevin Millar: 2 year worth 5.3M- w/ 2005 Mutual Option 3.5M- option became GUARANTEED w/ 800PA in 2003 and 2004 combined
Player PhotoManny Ramirez- 8-year worth 160M- will make 18.067M in 2005, 19M in 06, 18M in 07 and 20M in 08- w/ 2009 and 2010 Team Options 20M- 3M of 2001 salary deferred and 4M of 2002 thru 2008 salaries deferred- 75K bonus for every All- Star selection- other incentives: 150K for LCS MVP, 150K for WS MVP, 75K for silver slugger, 200K for MVP, 125K, 100K, 75K, 50K for 2nd,3rd,4th and 5th for MVP voting finish- +receives 1M bonus if traded- + NO-TRADE clause- the PA values the deal at 141,342,731M due to low-interest on deferred pay- signed in Dec. 2000
Player PhotoJohnny Damon- 4-year worth 31M- will make 8.25M in 2005, the final year of the contract
Player PhotoAlan Embree- 2year worth 6M- will make 2.75M + 500K signing bonus in 03, 2.75M in 04- w/ Team Option 3M for 2005- option became GUARANTEED w/ 50 app. in 2004
Player PhotoTim Wakefield- 3-year worth 13.02M- will make 4.67M in 2005, the final year of the contract
Jason Vartiek Agent: Scott Boras
Player PhotoPedro Martinez- 2004 option 17.5M exercised- 2M deferred with interest Agent: Fernando Cuza
Player PhotoDerek Lowe-2004 Option-5M exercised Agent: Scott Boras
Player PhotoMike Timlin-1-Year-2.7M w/2005 option worth 2.75M- will make 1.7M in 2004 + 800K signing bonus- + 2005 Team option became GUARANTEED w/ 50 app. in 2004 and not ending the year on the DL
Player PhotoCurt Schilling: 2-Year EXTENSION worth 25.M signed after being trade from ARI in Nov. 2003: includes vesting option for 2007 based on Red Sox winning WS between 04-06- total can rise up to 37.5M in total- receives 2M raise if Sox win WS- all performance bonus money is paid to specific chairities- + if he cannot sell ARI or NE(if traded) homes the Red Sox buy them at appraised price- + receives personal luxury box at every home game he starts- + receives 50K bonus for All-Star Game start- +100K bonus for All-Star selection- will make 12M in 04 and 12.5 in 05- WITH RED SOX WINNING WS in 2004, his 2005 salary rises to 14.5M and his 2007 option worth 13M becomes GUARANTEED (in total guaranteeing him 15M extra then orignal value) NOTE: WS clauses are illegal by MLB rule, but officials did not catch the clause is Schilling's contract till after the trade and it was allowed to stand
Player PhotoKeith Foulke-3-Year-20.25M- will make 3M in 04 + 1.5M signing bonus, and will make 7M in 2005 and 7.25M in 2006-  deal includes 7.5M 2007 Mutual option or 1.5M buyout- if Red Sox decline option, but choose not to pay buyout, Foulke receives 3.75M Player option- that option becomes guaranteed with 45 games finished in each of his first three years or a total of 95 GF in 2005 and 2006 combined- + w/ 53 GF in 2006 player option rises to 7.75M- option can also rise to 7.75M if Foulke finishes in Top 5 for Cy Young voting in at least 1 season- the deal could  then become worth up to 26.5M
Player PhotoGabe Kapler-1-Year-750K + inecentives-Red Sox
Player PhotoPokey Reese-1-Year-800K-200K signing bonus-+ poss. 600K-Pirates
Player PhotoJason Shiell-1-Year-303K or 72K when in Minors-Red Sox
Player PhotoScott Williamson-1-Year-NA-Red Sox
Player PhotoTrot Nixon-1-Year-6.6M-SUPERCEDED to 3-Year contract worth 19.5M- receives 6.5M each year + poss. bonuses based on awards-Red Sox
Player PhotoByung-Hyun Kim- 2-Year worth 10M- will make 2004: 4M 2005: 6M
Player PhotoDavid Ortiz-1-Year-4,587,500M-+ Poss. 50K in bonuses for 525 and 600PA- signed 2-Year EXTENSION thru 06- worth 12.5M on 5/21/04: 5.25 in 05 and 6.5M in 06-  w/ 2007 option 7.75M or 750K buyout- received 25K bonus for 2004 All-Star Agent: Fernando Cuza
Player PhotoEllis Burks-1-Year-750K-$125,000 bonuses each for 30 and 60 days on the active 25-man roster. He also would get $50,000 for 300 plate appearances, $100,000 each for 350, 400 and 450 plate appearances, and $150,000 for 500 plate appearances-Indians
Player PhotoTerry Adams-1-Year-1.7M-Phillies- after trade, BOS pays remianing 600K
Player PhotoDave Roberts-1-Year-975K-Dodgers
Player PhotoOrlando Cabrera-1-Year-6M-Expos
Player PhotoDoug Mientkiewicz-2-Year-7M- 2.8 and 3.75M salaries respectively- w/ 2006  vesting option based on PA between 2004-5 worth 3.75M or 450K buyout-Twins
Player PhotoBill Mueller: 2005 option worth 2.5M was EXERCISED by BOS on 10/29/04
Player PhotoCurtis Leskanic: 2005 Option worth 1.25M was DECLINED by BOS on 11/1/04, was instead paid 100K buyout

Chicago Cubs-Team Logo
Manager: Dusty Baker: 4-year worth 14M-signed in 2003- contract thru 2006 season
Moises Alou: 2005 Mutual Option worth 11.5M DECLINED by CHI on 10/28/04, instead paid 2.5M buyout
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Mark Prior-5-Year-10.5M- 2002- 250K + 4M signing bonus 2003- 650K 2004- 1.6M 2005- 2M 2006- 2M-can void deal after 2004 if elgible and opt for salary arb.-5M escaltion of salary for Cy Young or ALL-STAR
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Aramis Ramirez-3-Year-9.5M- 2002- 500K 2003- 3M 2004- 6M
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Mike Remlinger-3-Year-10.65M-2003-2.3M + 1M signing bonus 2004-  3.55M 2005- 3.8M- bonuses for games finished- Limited NO-TRADE clause
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Sammy Sosa: 4-Year worth 72M- will make in 2002-12M + a 6M signing bonus, and in 2003- 13M, and in 2004- 16M, and in 2005- 17.5M, and in 2006- Team option 18M or 4.5M buyout- receives a 3.5M severence payment at end of contract- + if he is traded prior to the 2006 season, the 2006 Team Option becomes guaranteed (Sosa has option to waive the guarantee) and a 2007 option worth 19M or a 4.5M buyout is added to the contract
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La Troy Hawkins: 3-Year worth 11M thru 2006 season
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Mark Grudziaelanek: 2005 Option worth 2.5M was DECLINED on 10/28/04 instead paid 250K buyout
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Nomar Garciaparra: Agent: Arn Tellem
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Ryan Dempster: 1-Year worth 300K(raised to 500K when he was activated from DL in 2004)- w/ 2005 option 2M or 200K buyout- 2005 Option worth 2M was EXERCISED by CHI on 10/29/04
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-Tom Goodwin-1-Year-650K-Cubs
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-Kent Mercker-1-Year-1.2M-Braves
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-Todd Hollandsworth-1-Year-1M-Marlins
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-Paul Bako-1-Year-865K-Cubs
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-Ramon Martinez-1-Year-900K-Cubs
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-Jose Macias-1-Year-750K-Cubs
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-Micahel Barrett-1-Year-1.55M-Cubs
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-Todd Walker-1-Year-1.75M- + poss. 100K-Red Sox
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-Joe Borowski-2-Year-4.3M-+ bonuses- 2and 2.3M salaries-Cubs
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-Kerry Wood-1-Year-9.75M-Cubs-voided and signed to a: 3-Year-32.5M- w/ 13.5M or 3M buyout 2007 mutual option valuin up to 43M-3M signing bonus-1M annually over 3 Years-salaries of 7, 8.5, 11M-NO-TRADE clause- optioned guarnteed w/ IP in 05, 06-Wood can void option
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-Derrek Lee-1-Year-6.9M-Cubs- voided and signed to: 3-Year-NA
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-Klye Farnsworth-1-Year-1.4M-Cubs
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-Carlos Zambrano- 25K bonus for All-Star selection
 
Chicago White Sox-Team Logo
Player PhotoCliff Pollite: 1-Year- 1M guaranteed- receives 900K in 2005 w/ 1.2M 2006 Team option or 100K buyout
Player PhotoSandy Alomar Jr.: 2005 Option worth 1M was DECLINED on 10/28/04 by CHW, instead paid 50K buyout
Paul Konerko-3-Year-23M- 2003- 6.25M 2004- 8M 2005- 8.75M- salary rises 500K if traded
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Magglio Ordonez-3-Year-29.5M- 2002- 6.5M 2003- 9M 2004- 14M
Player PhotoAgent: Scott Boras (switched from Tom Reich in Oct. 2004)
Frank Thomas: 3 year worth 22.5M- makes 5M in 2003, has 6M player option for 2004, which was EXERCISED and has dual option for 2005: 8M PLyaer or 11M Team Option and in 2006 has dual option: 10M player and 12M Team or 3.5M buyout- 2M in bonuses for a top 10 MVP finish- 2005 Player option worth 8M was EXERCISED on 10/28/04
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Jose Valentin-3-Year-15M- 2004 option exercised
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Damaso Marte: 3-Year worth 4.5M- signed in 2004- salaries of 500K, 1.25M, 2.25M-w/ 2007 and 08 options 3M or 250K buyout- + poss. 500K in bonuses each year
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-Roberto Alomar-1-Year-1M-350K defferred tlll 2009-award bonuses-ChiSox
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Carl Everett: 2-Year deal worth 7.5M- deal includes 2005 and 2006 options- will make 3M over one year,  or 7.5M over 2 years or possibly 12M for three years- he will receive a 3M salary in 2004 and then has a 4M player option for 2005- If he exercises it, the team would add a 5M Team option for 2006 with a 500K buyout- his 2005 Player option worth 4M was EXERCISED by Carl on 10/28/04, thus a 2006 Team option worth 5M w/ 500K buyout ADDED to deal
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-Ben Davis-1-Year-1.4M-Mariners
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-Freddy Garcia-1-Year- 6.875M-signed 3-Year- 27M extension on 7/6/04- 8M in 05,  9M in 06, 10M in 07
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-Jose Valentin-2004 option-5M exercised
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-Jon Garland-1-Year-2.3M-ChiSox
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-Mark Buehrle-3-Year-18M-3.5M in 2004, $5.75M in 2005 and $7.75M in 2006-2007 option 9.5M-ChiSox
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-Carlos Lee-2-Year-15M-6.5 and 8M w/ 8.5M 2006 option or 500K buyout-ChiSox
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-Scott Schoenweis-1-Year-1.725M-+ poss. $275,000 in bonuses based on starts: $25,000 for 10 starts and $50,000 each for 15, 18, 22, 24 and 26.
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Shingo Takatsu: 1- Year worth 1M- will make 700K in 2004- includes 2005 Team option worth 2.5M or a 250K buyout- Option was EXERCISED by CHW on 10/28/04
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Jose Contreas-4-Year-32M-2003-4M and 6M signing bonus 2004 and 2005- 7M 2006- 8M- signing bonus paid 2M each 03,04 and 1M each 05,06- after trade partially paid by Yankees
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Cincinati Reds-Team Logo
Manager Dave Miley: 2005 contract option exercised- signed 1-year EXTENSION on 10/11/04 thru 2006 season w/ club option for 2007
2004-2005 Offseason Signings:
Jason Ramano: minor league contract for 2005 w/ invite to Spring Training
Long-Term Contracts:
Sean Casey: 3 Years worth 20.4M- will make in 2003- 5.6M, in 2004- 6.8M, in 2005- 7.8M-  deal includes vesting option for 8.5M in 06- option can be guaranteed with 2 All-Star selections between 02-05- 2006 option worth 8.5M was GUARANTEED by CIN on 10/29/04
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Danny Graves-3-Year-17.25M- 2003- 5M 2004- 6M 2005- 6.25M 2006- Mutual Option w/ escalating buyout based on IP- salary increase of 500K if traded- NO-TRADE clause to 4-Teams a year
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Kenny Griffey Jr.-9-Year- 116.5M- 2000-2008- 12.5M each year 2000- 5.5M of slary defferred till 2009+ 2009- Team Option or 4M buyout- 6.5M of subsquent years 2009-24
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Paul Wilson-2-Year-4M- 2003- 500K 2004- 3.5M
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-Barry Larkin-1-Year-700K-Reds
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-John Vander Wal-1-Year-700K-Brewers
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-John Reidling-1-Year-650K-Reds
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-Todd Van Poppel-1-Year-300K-Reds-RELEASED ON 3/15/04- Resigned in March 04
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Cleveland Indians-Team Logo
Manager Eric Wedge: 2004 contract option guaranteed in July 2003 and 2005 and 2006 contract years added, as 2-year extension
Player PhotoOmar Vizquel: 2005 5M Mutual Option declined by Indians on 10/12/04, instead paid 1M buyout Agent: Adam Katz
MLB.com imageAaron Boone-2-Year-3.6M- w/ 2006 option making total 11.1M- 600K in 04- 3M in 05 + poss. 2M in bonuses- 2006 option 4.5M w/ poss. 1M in bonuses
Player PhotoMatt Lawton-4-Year-27M thru 2005- 50K bonus for 2004 All-Star
Player PhotoC.C. Sabathia-4-Year-9.5M- 2002- 450K + 1M singing bonus 2003- 850K 2004- 2.45M 2005- 4.5M 2006- Team option 7M or 250K buyout -Option vests with 405IP 2004-5 or 540IP 2003-5-2005 salary can rise to $6M, 2006 option to $9M depending on performance- receives 100K bonus for All-Star selection
Player PhotoBob Wickman: 2005 Team Option worth 5M DECLINED by Indians on 10/15/04, instead paid 1M buyout- Note: another report priced the option at 7M
Player PhotoScott Sauerbeck: 1-year minor league contract for 2005 signed on 3/20/04- deal includes team option for 2005 that must be picked up by adding him to 40-man roster by 10/15/04 or he becomes a FA- option was EXERCISED for about 1M on 10/13/04
Player PhotoBob Howry: 1-year contract for 900K- avoided arb. by signing on 10/22/04
Player PhotoScott Elarton: 1-year contract worth 850K signed on 10/28/04- + can make up to 150K in performance bonuses
-Tim Laker-1-Year-Minimum-Indians
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-Ronnie Belliard-1-Year-NA-50K bonus for All-Star-Brewers
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-Jose Jimenez-1-Year-1M-Rockies
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-Victor Martinez- 10K bonus for All-Star
Colorado Rockies-Team Logo
Manager Clint Hurdle: 2005 and 2006 contract options were GUARANTEED in 2003
General Manager Dan O' Dowd: Under contract thru 2006 season
Player PhotoTodd Helton: 9-Year worth 141.5M- will make in 2003- 10.6M, in 2004- 11.6M, in 2005-12.6M, in 2006- 16.6M, in  2007-12.6M, in 2008- 16.6M. in 2009-16.6M, in 2010-12.6M, in 2011- Team option 23M or 4.6M buyout- has ability to void deal after 2007- 25K bonus for 2004 All-Star- complete NO-TRADE clause
Player PhotoJeromy Burnitz: 2005 Mutual Option worth 3M declined by COL and Jeromy, instead paid 250K buyout  Agent: Howard Simon
Player PhotoCharles Johnson-5-Year-35M- 2001 and 02- 5M 2003- 7M 2004 and 05- 9M- Complete NO-TRADE caluse till 04- if traded 2005 salary becomes 10M Agent: Scott Boras
Player PhotoDenny Neagle-5-Years-51M- 2001 and 02-7M 2003 and 04- 9M 2005-Team option 12.5M or 9M buyout -Buyout paid over 5 years at 5.5% interest, adding $500,000 to the dealt
Player PhotoPreston Wilson-5-Yaer-32M-2001-1M 2002-3.5M 2003-6.5M 2004-9M 2005- 12M
Player PhotoSteve Reed: 2005 Mutual option for 650K was declined by the Rockies on10/18/04, instead was paid 25K buyout
Player PhotoVinny Castilla: 2005 Mutual Option worth 2.1M (1.6M deferred to 2016) was DECLINED by Castilla on 10/29/04
-Todd Greene-1-Year-NA-Rangers
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-Shawn Chacon-1-Year-1.85M-Rockies
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-Shawn Estes-1-Year-600K-+ poss. 250K in incentives based in IP
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