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Mark Hamburger

Full Name: Mark John Hamburger
Born: Feb 5, 1987 in St. Paul, MN
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 195
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: Aug 31, 2011


Team History

  • 2007-2008: Minnesota Twins (as an amateur free agent on Jun 19, 2007)
  • 2008-2012: Texas Rangers (via trade for Eddie Guardado on Aug 25, 2008)
  • 2012: San Diego Padres (off waivers on Jun 25, 2012)
  • 2012-2013: Houston Astros (off waivers July 21, 2012 – Released Feb 13, 2013)
  • Free Agent as of Feb 25, 2013

Salary History

  • 2012: $481,000
  • 2011: $400,000

Mark Hamburger Links

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Mike Adams

Full Name: Jon Michael Adams
Born: July 29, 1978 in Corpus Christi, TX
Height: 6’5″ Weight: 195
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Wife (Shelly), Daughter (Keira), Son (Kaiden)
Resides: Newark, OH
MLB Debut: May 18, 2004
Contract Status: Signed through 2012


Team History

  • 2001-2006: Milwaukee Brewers (as an amateur free agent on May 15, 2001)
  • 2006: New York Mets (via trade for Geremi Gonzalez on May 26, 2006)
  • 2006: Cleveland Indians (off waivers on July 7, 2006)
  • 2006-2011: San Diego Padres (via trade for Brian Sikorski on Jul 18, 2006)
  • 2011-2012: Texas Rangers (via trade for Joseph Weiland & Robby Erlin on Jul 31, 2011)
  • 2013- : Philadelphia Phillies (as a free agent on )

Salary History

  • 2012: $4.4 Million
  • 2011: $2.535 Million
  • 2010: $1 Million
  • 2009: $414,800
  • 2008: $331,000
  • 2004-2007: Unknown

Mike Adams Links

 

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Koji Uehara

Full Name: Koji Uehara
Born: April 3, 1975 in Osaka, Japan
Height: 6’1″ Weight: 190
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Newark, OH
MLB Debut: April 8, 2009


Team History

  • 1999-2008: Yomiuri Giants (Japanese Baseball)
  • 2009-2011: Baltimore Orioles (as a free agent on Jan 13, 2009)
  • 2001-2012: Texas Rangers (via trade for Tommy Hunter, Chris Davis, and $ on Jul 30, 2011)
  • 2013- : Boston Red Sox (as a free agent on Dec 18, 2012)

Salary History

  • 2013: $4.25 Million
  • 2012: $4 Million (vesting option, option reached)
  • 2011: $3 Million
  • 2010: $5 Million
  • 2009: $5 Million

Koji Uehara Links

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Yoshinori Tateyama

Full Name: Tateyama Yoshinori
Born: Dec 26, 1975 in Osaka, Japan
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 225
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Wife (Miyako), Daughter (Minami)
Resides: Osaka, Japan
MLB Debut: May 24, 2011


Team History

  • 1999-2010: Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters (Japanese Baseball)
  • 2011-2013: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Nov 30, 2010 – Reeleased Mar 21, 2013, resigned Mar 23)
  • 2013- : New York Yankees (via trade for $ on Jun 21, 2013, resigned Jan 8, 2014)

Salary History

  • 2013: $1M Team Option (declined), unknown salary all time in minors
  • 2012: $1 Million (team exercised option on Oct 30, 2011)
  • 2011: $800,000

Yoshinori Tateyama Links

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Endy Chavez

Full Name: Endy DeJesus Chavez
Born: Feb 7, 1978 in Valencia, Venezuela
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 170
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: May 29, 2001


Notes

  • Has a brother, Ender who played with the Mets & the Expos/Nationals organization.

Team History

  • 1996-2000: New York Mets (as an amateur free agent on Apr 29, 1996)
  • 2000: Kansas City Royals (via Rule 5 draft on Dec 11, 2000)
  • 2000: New York Mets (Returned via Rule 5 draft – March 30, 2001)
  • 2000-2001: Kansas City Royals (via trade from Mets for Michael Curry on Mar 30, 2001)
  • 2002: Detroit Tigers (off waivers on Dec 20, 2001)
  • 2002: New York Mets (off waivers on Feb 1, 2002)
  • 2002-2005: Montreal Expos/Wash Nationals (off waivers on Feb 22, 2002)
  • 2005: Philadelphia Phillies (via trade for Marlon Byrd on May 14, 2005 – GFA Dec 21, 2005)
  • 2006-2008: New York Mets (as a free agent on Dec 22, 2005)
  • 2009: Seattle Mariners (via trade with Mike Carp, Ezequiel Carrera, Maikel Cleto, Aaron Heilman and Jason Vargas to the Seattle Mariners. The Seattle Mariners sent Sean Green, J.J. Putz and Jeremy Reed to the New York Mets. The Seattle Mariners sent Luis Valbuena to the Cleveland Indians. The New York Mets sent Joe Smith to the Cleveland Indians. The Cleveland Indians sent Franklin Gutierrez to the Seattle Mariners – GFA Nov 6, 2009)
  • 2010-2011: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Feb 15, 2010 – GFA Oct 30, 2011)
  • 2012: Baltimore Orioles (as a free agent on Dec 20, 2011 – DFA Aug 4, 2012)
  • 2013- : Kansas City Royals (as a minor league free agent on Dec 31, 2012)

Salary History

  • 2013: Unknown, presumed minimum
  • 2012: $1.5 Million
  • 2011: $1.25 Million (presumed)
  • 2010: $1 Million
  • 2009: $2.5 Million
  • 2008: $1.8 Million
  • 2007: $1.725 Million
  • 2006: $500,000
  • 2004-2005: Unknown
  • 2003: $300,000

Endy Chavez Links

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Mike Napoli

Full Name: Michael Anthony Napoli
Born: October 31, 1981 in Hollywood. FL
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 215
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Pembroke Pines, FL
MLB Debut: May 4, 2006


Team History

  • 2000-2010: Anaheim Angels (via draft – Signed Jun 21, 2000)
  • 2011: Toronto Blue Jays (via trade with Juan Rivera for Vernon Wells & $ on Jan 21, 2011)
  • 2011-2012: Texas Rangers (via trade for Frank Francisco & $ on Jan 25, 2011)
  • 2013- : Boston Red Sox (as a free agent on Dec 3, 2012, then Jan 17, 2013)

Salary History

  • 2013: $5 Million (w/ $8M in incentives)
  • 2015: $13 Million (abandoned)
  • 2014: $13 Million (abandoned)
  • 2013: $13 Million (abandoned)
  • 2012: $9.4 Million
  • 2011: $5.8 Million
  • 2010: $3.6 Million
  • 2009: $2 Million
  • 2008: $425,000
  • 2007: $395,000

Mike Napoli Links

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Arthur Rhodes

Full Name: Arthur Lee Rhodes
Born: October 24, 1969 in Waco, TX
Height: 6’2″ Weight: 220
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Phoenix, MD
MLB Debut: August 21, 1991


Team History

  • 1988-1999: Baltimore Orioles (via draft – June 1988)
  • 2000-2003: Seattle Mariners (as a free agent on Dec 21, 1999 – GFA Oct 27, 2003)
  • 2004: Oakland A’s (as a free agent on Dec 23, 2003)
  • 2005: Pittsburgh Pirates (via trade with Mark Redman for Jason Kendall & $ on Nov 27, 2004 – DNP)
  • 2005: Cleveland Indians (via trade for Matt Lawton on Dec 11, 2004)
  • 2006: Philadelphia Phillies (via trade for Jason Michaels on Jan 27, 2006 – GFA Oct 31, 2006)
  • 2007-2008: Seattle Mariners (as a free agent on Jan 25, 2007)
  • 2008: Florida Marlins (via trade for Gaby Hernandez on Jul 31, 2008 – GFA Nov 1, 2008)
  • 2009-2010: Cincinnati Reds (as a free agent on Dec 2, 2008 – GFA Nov 1, 2010)
  • 2011: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Jan 3, 2011 – DFA Aug 2, 2011)
  • 2011: St. Louis Cardinals (as a free agent on Aug 11, 2011 – GFA Oct 30, 2011)
  • 2012: Did Not Play
  • Free Agent as of Feb 9, 2013

Salary History

  • 2012: $4 Million (did not vest due to not appearing in 62 games in 2011)
  • 2011: $3.9 Million
  • 2010: $2 Million
  • 2009: $2 Million
  • 2008: Unknown
  • 2007: $1 Million
  • 2006: $3.7 Million
  • 2005: $3.7 Million
  • 2004: $1.8 Million
  • 2003: $3.5 Million
  • 2002: $3.5 Million
  • 2001: $3.25 Million
  • 2000: $2.75 Million
  • 1999: $2.2 Million
  • 1998: $2.85 Million
  • 1997: $1.6 Million
  • 1996: $300,000
  • 1995: $275,000
  • 1994: $230,000
  • 1993: $155,000
  • 1992: $109,000
  • 1991: $100,000

Arthur Rhodes Links

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Yorvit Torrealba

Full Name: Yorvit Adolfo Torrealba
Born: July 19, 1978 in Caracas, Venezuela
Height: 5’11” Weight: 200
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Single
Resides: Guarenas, Venezuela
MLB Debut: September 5, 2001


Team History

  • 1995-2005: San Francisco Giants (as an amateur free agent on Sep 14, 1994)
  • 2005: Seattle Mariners (via trade with Jesse Foppert for Randy Winn on Jul 30, 2005)
  • 2006-2009: Colorado Rockies (via trade for Marcos Carvajal on Dec 7, 2005 – GFA Nov 6, 2009)
  • 2010: San Diego Padres (as a free agent on Feb 5, 2010 – GFA Nov 1, 2010)
  • 2011-2012: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Jan 3, 2011, DFA Jul 31, 2012, Released Aug 10, 2012)
  • 2012: Toronto Blue Jays (as a minor league free agent on Aug 14, 2012)
  • 2012: Milwaukee Brewers (via trade for PTBNL or $ on Sep 21, 2012 – GFA Oct 17,2012)
  • 2013: Colorado Rockies (as a minor league free agent on Jan 24, 2013)
  • 2014: Anaheim Angels (as a minor league free agent on ?? – EFA Mar 23, 2014)

Salary History

  • 2013: Unknown, presumed minimum
  • 2012: $3.25 Million
  • 2011: $3 Million
  • 2010: $750,000
  • 2009: $3.75 Million
  • 2008: $3 Million
  • 2007: $1.075 Million
  • 2006: $850,000
  • 2005: $715,000
  • 2004: $334,000
  • 2003: $312,000
  • 2002: $200,000

Yorvit Torrealba Links

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Cristian Guzman

Full Name: Cristian Antonio Guzman
Born: March 21, 1978 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 210
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: April 6, 1999


Notes

  • Wore #12 from July 30th to Aug 22, when he switched to 15, his old number in DC.

Team History

  • 1994-1997: New York Yankees (as a non drafted free agent on Aug 24, 1994)
  • 1998-2004: Minnesota Twins (via trade with Eric Milton, Danny Mota, Brian Buchanan, & $ for Chuck Knoblauch on Feb 6, 1998)
  • 2005-2010: Washington Nationals (as a free agent on Nov 16, 2004)
  • 2010: Texas Rangers (via trade for Ryan Tatusko, Tanner Roark, & $ on Jul 30, 2010 – EFA Nov 7, 2010)
  • 2011: Unknown
  • 2012: Cleveland Indians (as a minor league free agent on Feb 22, 2012)
  • Free agent as of Feb 9, 2013

Salary History

  • 2012: Unknown, presumed minimum.
  • 2011: N/A
  • 2010: $8 Million
  • 2009: $8 Million
  • 2008: $4.2 Million
  • 2007: $4.2 Million
  • 2006: $4.2 Million
  • 2005: $4.2 Million
  • 2004: $3.725 Million
  • 2003: $2.525 Million
  • 2002: $1.425 Million
  • 2001: $325,000
  • 2000: $230,000
  • 1999: $200,000

Christian Guzman Links

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Jorge Cantu

Full Name: Jorge Luis Cantu
Born: January 30, 1982 in McAllen, TX
Height: 6’3″ Weight: 210
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknownh
Resides: Reynosa, Mexico
MLB Debut: July 17, 2004


Notes

  • Is a citizen of both the US and Mexico. Born in Texas, moved to Mexico when one week old.

Team History

  • 1998-2007: Tampa Bay Devil Rays (as a non drafted free agent on Jul 2, 1998)
  • 2007-2008: Cincinnati Reds (via trade with Shaun Cumberland & $ for Calvin Medlock, Brian Shackelford, & PTBNL on Jul 28, 2007 – GFA Dec 5, 2007)
  • 2008-2010: Florida Marlins (as a minor league free agent on Jan 4, 2008)
  • 2010: Texas Rangers (via trade with $ for Evan Reed & Omar Poveda on Jul 29, 2010 – EFA Nov 7, 2010)
  • 2011: San Diego Padres (as a free agent on Jan 24, 2011 – DFA Jun 16, 2011)
  • 2011: Colorado Rockies (as a free agent on Jul 30, 2011)
  • 2012: Anaheim Angels (as a minor league free agent on Jan 6, 2012 – Released May 6, 2012)
  • Free Agent as of Feb 11, 2013
  • 2014- : Doosan Bears (Korean Ball, as a free agent on Dec ??, 2013)

Salary History

  • 2012: $480,000 (presumed minimum)
  • 2011: $850,000
  • 2010: $6 Million (FLA sent $600k of remaining $2M due at trade)
  • 2009: $3.5 Million
  • 2008: $500,000
  • 2007: Unknown
  • 2006: $355,800
  • 2005: $316,900

Jorge Cantu Links

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Mark Lowe

Full Name: Mark Christopher Lowe
Born: June 7, 1983 in Houston, TX
Height: 6’3″ Weight: 210
Bats: Left Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Glendale, AZ
MLB Debut: July 7, 2006


Notes

  • Attended UT Arlington College

Team History

  • 1994-2010: Seattle Mariners (via draft – June 2004)
  • 2010-2012: Texas Rangers (via trade with Cliff Lee & $ for Blake Beavan, Josh Lueke, Matt Lawson, & Justin Smoak on Jul 9, 2010)
  • 2013- : Los Angeles Dodgers (as a minor league free agent on Feb 8, 2013)

Salary History

  • 2013: $1.5 Million (plus 60k in incentives)
  • 2012: $1.7 Million
  • 2011: $1.2 Million (plus incentives, see below)
  • 2010: $1.15 Million
  • 2009: $418,000
  • 2008: $390,000
  • 2007: $380,000
  • 2006: Unknown, presumed minimum

2011 Salary: Lowe could also earn an extra $100,000 in incentives. Lowe will get an extra $25,000 if he pitches in 55 games, $25,000 if he pitches in 60 games, $25,000 if he pitches in 65 games and $25,000 if he finishes 20 games.

Mark Lowe Links

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Cliff Lee

Full Name: Clifton Phifer Lee
Born: August 30, 1978 in Benton, AR
Height: 6’3″ Weight: 190
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Married (Kristen), Son (Jaxon, 4/29/01), Daughter (Maci, 4/5/03)
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: September 15, 2002


Team History

  • 2000-2002: Montreal Expos (via draft in June 2000)
  • 2002-2009: Cleveland Indians (via trade with Lee Stevens, Brandon Philips, & Grady Sizemore for Bartolo Colon, Tim Drew, & $ on Jun 27, 2002)
  • 2009: Philadelphia Phillies (via trade with Ben Francisco for Jason Knapp, Jason Donald, Carlos Carrasco, & Lou Marson on Jul 29, 2009)
  • 2010: Seattle Mariners (via trade for Philippe Aumont, Juan Ramirez, & Tyson Gillies on Dec 16, 2009)
  • 2010: Texas Rangers (via trade with Mark Lowe & $2.5M for Justin Smoak, Blake Beavan, Josh Leuke, & Matt Lawson on Jul 9, 2010)
  • 2011- : Philadelphia Phillies (as a free agent on Dec 15, 2010)

NOTE: The Trade on Dec 16, 2009 was formally a four team trade. The full trade details were: The Toronto Blue Jays traded Roy Halladay and cash considerations to the Philadelphia Phillies for Kyle Drabek and Travis d’Arnaud. Oakland Athletics traded Brett Wallace to Toronto. Phillies traded Cliff Lee to the Seattle Mariners for Phillippe Aumont, Juan Ramirez and Tyson Gillies and traded Micheal Taylor to the Athletics.

Salary History

  • 2016: $27.5 Million (club option w/$12.5M buyout)
  • 2015: $25 Million
  • 2014: $25 Million
  • 2013: $25 Million
  • 2012: $21.5 Million
  • 2011: $11 Million
  • 2010: $9 Million (SEA sent about $2.25M of remaining $4M due at trade)
  • 2009: $6 Million
  • 2008: $4 Million
  • 2007: $3 Million
  • 2006: $406,200
  • 2005: $345,000
  • 2004: $303,200
  • 2003: $300,900

Cliff Lee Links

Cliff on Twitter (TheRealCliffLee)

[twitter-feed username=”TheRealCliffLee”]

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Justin Smoak

Full Name: Justin Kyle Smoak
Born: December 5, 1986 in Goose Creek, SC
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 220
Bats: Switch Throws: Left
Personal: Single
Resides: Goose Creek, SC?
MLB Debut: April 23, 2010


Team History

  • 2008-2010: Texas Rangers (via draft in June 2008)
  • 2010- : Seattle Mariners (via trade with Blake Beavan, Josh Lueke, & Matt Lawson for Cliff Lee, Mark Lowe, & $ on Jul 9, 2010)

Salary History

  • 2013: TBD
  • 2012: $495,100
  • 2011: $419,000
  • 2010: $400,000

Justin Smoak Links

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Matt Treanor

Full Name: Matthew Aaron Treanor
Born: March 3, 1976 in Garden Grove, CA
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 205
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Misty May-Treanor)
Resides: Coral Springs, FL
MLB Debut: Jun 2, 2004


Notes

  • During 2010 , wore #15 until Aug 22, when he switched to 20, in honor of his late brother, who wore that number.

Team History

  • 1994-1997: Kansas City Royals (via draft in Jun 1994)
  • 1997-2008: Florida Marlins (via trade for Matt Whisenant on Jul 29, 1997)
  • 2009: Detroit Tigers (as a minor league free agent on Dec 18, 2008)
  • 2010: Milwaukee Brewers (as a minor league free agent on Dec 18, 2009)
  • 2010: Texas Rangers (via trade for Ray Olmedo on Mar 22, 2010)
  • 2011: Kansas City Royals (via trade for $ on Mar 28, 2011)
  • 2011: Texas Rangers (via trade for PTBNL or $ on Aug 31, 2011)
  • 2012- : Los Angeles Dodgers (as a free agent on Nov 15, 2011)

Salary History

  • 2013: $950,000 (Team Option w/150k buyout)
  • 2012: $850,000
  • 2011: $850,000
  • 2010: Unknown
  • 2009: $750,000
  • 2008: $705,000
  • 2007: $380,000
  • 2006: $327,000
  • 2005: $316,000

Matt Treanor Links

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Andres Blanco

Full Name: Andres Eloy Blanco
Born: April 11, 1984 in Urama, Venezuela
Height: 5’10” Weight: 190
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: Apr 11, 2004


Team History

  • 2000-2007: Kansas City Royals (as an undrafted free agent on Aug 2, 2000 – GFA Oct 29, 2007)
  • 2008-2009: Chicago Cubs (as a minor league free agent on Jan 15, 2008)
  • 2010-2011: Texas Rangers (via trade for PTBNL or $ on Mar 27, 2010 – EFA Nov 4, 2011)
  • 2012: Washington Nationals (as a minor league free agent on Dec 16, 2011 – Released Mar 30, 2012)
  • 2012-2013: Philadelphia Phillies (as a minor league free agent on Mar 31, 2012 – Released Feb 23, 2013)
  • Free Agent as of Feb 25, 2013

Salary History

  • 2013: Unknown, presumed minimum
  • 2012: All time in Minor leagues
  • 2011: $520,000
  • 2010: $510,000
  • 2009: Unknown
  • 2008: Unknown
  • 2007: Unknown
  • 2006: $327,500
  • 2005: Unknown
  • 2004: Unknown

Andres Blanco Links

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Chris Ray

Full Name: Christopher Thomas Ray
Born: January 12, 1982 in Tampa, FL
Height: 6’3″ Weight: 210
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Alice – Dec 18, 2004)
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: June 14, 2005


Team History

  • 2003-2009: Baltimore Orioles (via draft in June 2003)
  • 2010: Texas Rangers (via trade with Ben Synder for Kevin Millwood and $ on Dec 9, 2009)
  • 2010: San Francisco Giants (via trade with Michael Main for Bengie Molina and $ on Jul 1, 2010 – GFA Dec 2, 2010)
  • 2011: Seattle Mariners (as a minor league free agent on Jan 25, 2011 – Released Aug ??, 2011)
  • 2012 : Cleveland Indians (as a minor league free agent on Jan 10, 2012 – Released Jul 7, 2012)
  • 2012: Oakland A’s (as a minor league free agent on Jul 13, 2012 – Released Jul 26, 2012)
  • Free Agent as of Feb 9, 2013

Salary History

  • 2012: Unknown, presumed minimum
  • 2011: $1 Million
  • 2010: $975,000
  • 2009: $850,000
  • 2008: $445,000
  • 2007: $425,000
  • 2006: $335,000
  • 2005: Unknown, but had a $485,000 signing bonus in 2003.

Chris Ray Links

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Pedro Strop

Full Name: Pedro Angel Strop
Born: June 13, 1985 in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 160
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
MLB Debut: Aug 28, 2009


Team History

  • 2002-2008: Colorado Rockies (as an undrafted free agent on Jan 25, 2002 – Released Sep 23, 2008)
  • 2009-2011: Texas Rangers (as a minor league free agent on Sep 25, 2008)
  • 2011-2013: Baltimore Orioles (as the PTBNL for Mike Gonzalez on Sep 1, 2011)
  • 2013- : Chicago Cubs via trade with Jake Arrieta & $ for Scott Feldman & Steve Clevenger on Jul 2, 2013)

Salary History

  • 2013: $502,500
  • 2012: $482,500
  • 2011: $416,000
  • 2010: $401,000
  • 2009: $401,000 (presumed)

Pedro Strop Links

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Esteban German

Full Name: Esteban Guridi German
Born: January 26, 1978 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height: 5’9″ Weight: 195
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
MLB Debut: May 21, 2002


Team History

  • 1996-2004: Oakland Athletics (as an undrafted free agent on Jul 4, 1996)
  • 2005: Texas Rangers (as a minor league free agent on Nov 19, 2004)
  • 2006-2008: Kansas City Royals (via trade for Fabio Castro on Dec 8, 2005)
  • 2009: Chicago Cubs (as a minor league free agent on Mar 13, 2009)
  • 2009-2011: Texas Rangers (as a minor league free agent on Apr 8, 2009)
  • 2012-2013: Seibu Lions (Japanese Ball, as a free agent around Dec 10, 2011)
  • 2014- : Orix Buffaloes (Japanese Ball, as a free agent on Dec ??, 2013)

Salary History

  • 2013: Unknown
  • 2012: $1 Million (approx)
  • 2011: Unknown, presumed minimum
  • 2010: Unknown
  • 2009: $1.2 Million
  • 2008: $1 Million
  • 2007: $423,000
  • 2006: $333,000
  • 2004: $301,000

Esteban German Links

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Jason Grilli

Full Name: Jason Michael Grilli
Born: November 11, 1976 in Royal Oak, MI
Height: 6’5″ Weight: 225
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Danielle)
Resides: Orlando, FL
MLB Debut: May 11, 2000


Team History

  • 1997-1999: San Francisco Giants (via draft on Jun 1, 1997)
  • 1999-2003: Florida Marlins (via trade with Nathan Bump for Livan Hernandez on Jul 31, 2003)
  • 2004: Chicago White Sox (via rule 5 draft on Dec 15, 2003)
  • 2005-2008: Detroit Tigers (as a minor league free agent on Feb 9, 2005)
  • 2008-2009: Colorado Rockies (via trade for Zach Simons on Apr 30, 2008)
  • 2009: Texas Rangers (via trade for $ on Jun 9, 2009 – GFA Nov 5, 2009)
  • 2010: Cleveland Indians (as a minor leauge free agent on Nov 23, 2009 – EFA Nov 6, 2010 – Injured entire season)
  • 2011: Philadelphia Phillies (as a minor league free agent on Jan 31, 2011 – Released Jul 20, 2011)
  • 2011- : Pittsburgh Pirates (as a free agent on Jul 21, 2011)

Salary History

  • 2014: $4.25 Million
  • 2013: $2.5 Million
  • 2012: $1.1 Million
  • 2011: $410,000 (presumed minimum)
  • 2010: $800,000 (if on roster – didn’t happen)
  • 2009: $800,000
  • 2008: $420,000
  • 2007: $395,000
  • 2006: $350,000
  • 2002-2005: Unknown
  • 2001: $200,000

Jason Grilli Links

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Guillermo Moscoso

Full Name: Guillermo A. Moscoso
Born: October 14, 1983 in Maracay, Venezuela
Height: 6’1″ Weight: 165
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: May 30, 2009


Team History

  • 2003-2008: Detroit Tigers (as an undrafted free agent on Jan 16, 2003)
  • 2009-2010: Texas Rangers (via trade with Carlos Melo for Gerald Laird on Dec 8, 2008 – DFA Jan 7, 2011)
  • 2011: Oakland A’s (via trade for Ryan Kelley on Jan 8, 2011)
  • 2012: Colorado Rockies (via trade with Josh Outman for Seth Smith on Jan 16, 2012)
  • 2013- : Kansas City Royals (off waivers on Nov 2, 2012)

Salary History

  • 2013: Unknown
  • 2012: Unknown
  • 2011: Unknown
  • 2010: $402,000
  • 2009: $406,000

Guillermo Moscoso Links

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Darren O’Day

Full Name: Darren Christopher O’Day
Born: October 22, 1982 in Jacksonville, FL
Height: 6’1″ Weight: 165
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: March 31, 2008


Notes

  • In his Rangers debut on Apr 22, 2009, he wore Kason Gabbard’s jersey, complete with “Gabbard – 30″ on the back, as he arrived in the middle of the game, and there was no O’Day jersey made yet. [ Link ]

Team History

  • 2006-2008: Anaheim Angels (as an undrafted free agent on May 29, 2006)
  • 2009: New York Mets (via rule V draft on Dec 11, 2008)
  • 2009-2011: Texas Rangers (off waivers on Apr 22, 2009)
  • 2012- : Baltimore Orioles (off waivers on Nov 2, 2011)

Salary History

  • 2012: $1.35 Million
  • 2011: $1.251 Million
  • 2010: $426,700
  • 2009: $406,000
  • 2008: $390,000

Darren O’Day Links

Darren on Twitter

[twitter-feed username=”DODay56″]

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Andruw Jones

Full Name: Andruw Rudolph Jones
Born: April 23, 1977 in Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles
Height: 6’1″ Weight: 240
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Nicole), Son (Druw), Daughter (Madison)
Resides: Duluth, GA
MLB Debut: August 15, 1996


Team History

  • 1993-2007: Atlanta Braves (as an amateur free agent on Jul 1, 1993 – GFA Oct 31, 2007)
  • 2008: Los Angeles Dodgers (as a free agent on Dec 12, 2007 – GFA
  • 2009: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Feb 10, 2009 – EFA Nov 5, 2009)
  • 2010: Chicago White Sox (as a free agent on Nov 25, 2009)
  • 2011-2012: New York Yankees (as a free agent on Jan 20, 2011)
  • 2013- : Rakuten Eagles (Japanese Baseball, as a free agent on Dec 11, 2012)

Salary History

  • 2013: $3.5 Million (in Yen, obviously)
  • 2012: $2 Million (+ $1M in incentives)
  • 2011: $2 Million (+ $1.2M in incentives)
  • 2010: $5 Million (Los Angeles Dodgers – signing bonus money)
  • 2010: $500,000 (White Sox, plus another $1 mil in incentives)
  • 2009: $500,000 (Texas Rangers – see incentives below)
  • 2009: $15 Million (Los Angeles Dodgers, minus money from Rangers)
  • 2008: $14,726,910
  • 2007: $14 Million
  • 2006: $13.5 Million
  • 2005: $13 Million
  • 2004: $12.5 Million
  • 2003: $12 Million
  • 2002: $10 Million
  • 2001: $8.2 Million
  • 2000: $3.7 Million
  • 1999: $330,000
  • 1998: $215,000
  • 1997: $152,500
  • 1996: $109,000

Texas Rangers 2009 Contract Clauses: Andruw Jones’s $500,000 base has these added incentives, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post and Jeff Euston of Cot’s Baseball Contracts: $75,000 each for reaching 340 and 380 plate appearances; $125,000 each for 420, 460, 500, and 540 plate appearances; and $175,000 each for 580 and 620 plate appearances; $200,000 for winning Comeback Player of the Year, $100,000 for winning MVP; $50,000 for earning All-Star selection or winning World Series MVP; and $25,000 for winning a Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, or LCS MVP. So yeah, if he’s the best player in baseball this year, Texas will pay him $1.975 million.

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Joaquin Arias

Full Name: Joaquin Arias
Born: September 21, 1984 in Santo Domingo, DR
Height: 6’1″ Weight: 165
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Yinet), Son (Joaquin Jr, 8/4/06)
Resides: Santo Domingo, DR
MLB Debut: September 13, 2006


Notes

  • Wore #3 until Spring Training 2010, when he switched to #14

Team History

  • 2001-2003: New York Yankees (as a non drafted free agent on July 12, 2001)
  • 2004-2010: Texas Rangers (via trade as PTBNL (Mar 23, 2004) with Alfonso Soriano for Alex Rodriguez on Feb 16, 2004 – DFA Aug 24, 2010)
  • 2010: New York Mets (via trade for Jeff Francoeur on Aug 31, 2010)
  • 2011: Kansas City Royals (off waivers on Nov 4, 2010 – DFA Dec 19, 2010, resigned to minor league contract)
  • 2012- : San Francisco Giants (as a minor league free agent on Dec 8, 2011)

Salary History

  • 2013: $925,000
  • 2012: Unknown, presumed minimum.
  • 2011: Unknown, presumed minimum.
  • 2010: $402,000
  • 2009: $402,000
  • 2008: $391,000
  • 2007: $381,000
  • 2006: $327,500

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Tommy Hunter

Full Name: Raymond Thomas Hunter
Born: July 3, 1986 in Tuscaloosa, AL
Height: 6’3″ Weight: 255
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Indianapolis, IN
MLB Debut: Aug 1, 2008


Team History

  • 2007-2011: Texas Rangers (via draft in June 2006)
  • 2011- : Baltimore Orioles (via trade with Chris Davis for Koji Uehara & $ on Jul 31, 2011)

Salary History

  • 2013: $1.82 Million
  • 2012: $493,500
  • 2011: $442,160
  • 2010: $409,850
  • 2009: $401,000
  • 2008: $390,000 (presumed minimum wage)

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Taylor Teagarden

Full Name: Taylor Hill Teagarden
Born: December 21, 1983 in Dallas, TX
Height: 6’1″ Weight: 200
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Wife (Angela)
Resides: Austin, TX
MLB Debut: July 18, 2008


Team History

  • 2005-2011: Texas Rangers (via draft in June 2005)
  • 2012- : Baltimore Orioles (via trade for Randy Henry & PTBNL (Greg Miclat – Dec 8) on Dec 1, 2011

Salary History

  • 2013: $650,000
  • 2012: $489,500
  • 2011: $416,790
  • 2010: $407,010
  • 2009: $401,000
  • 2008: $390,000

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