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

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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.

Andruw Jones Links

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

Joaquin Arias Links

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)

Tommy Hunter Links

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

Taylor Teagarden Links

Warner Madrigal

Full Name: Warner Antonio Madrigal
Born: March 21, 1984 in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 200
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
MLB Debut: July 2, 2008


Team History

  • 2003-2007: Anaheim Angels (as an unsigned free agent on July 21, 2001)
  • 2008-2010: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Nov 18, 2007)
  • 2011-2012: New York Yankees (as a minor league free agent on Feb 1, 2011 – Released Dec 21, 2012)
  • 2013- : Arizona Diamondbacks (as a minor league free agent on Dec 21, 2012)

Salary History

  • 2013: Unknown, presumed minimum
  • 2012: Unknown, presumed minimum
  • 2011: Unknown, presumed minimum
  • 2010: $404,730
  • 2009: $404,730
  • 2008: $390,000

Warner Madrigal Links

Chris Davis

Full Name: Christopher Lyn Davis
Born: March 17, 1986 in Longview, TX
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 235
Bats: Left Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Longview, TX
MLB Debut: June 26, 2008


Team History

  • 2006-2011: Texas Rangers (via draft on June 6, 2006)
  • 2011- : Baltimore Orioles (via trade with Tommy Hunter for Koji Uehara & $ on Jul 31, 2011)

Salary History

  • 2013: $3.3 Million
  • 2012: $488,000
  • 2011: $418,290
  • 2010: $414,120
  • 2009: $406,620
  • 2008: $390,000

Chris Davis Links

Max Ramirez

Full Name: Maximiliano R. Ramirez
Born: October 11, 1984 in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
Height: 5’11” Weight: 175
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Single
Resides: Barquisimeto, Venezuela
MLB Debut: June 22, 2008


Notes

  • When Max was first up in mid 2008, he wore #51, and wore #7 when he came back in September.

Team History

  • 2003-2006: Atlanta Braves (as a non drafted free agent on Oct 1, 2002)
  • 2006-2007: Cleveland Indians (via trade for Bob Wickman on Jul 20, 2006)
  • 2007-2010: Texas Rangers (via trade for Kenny Lofton on Jul 27, 2007 – DFA Jan 3, 2011)
  • 2011: Boston Red Sox (off waivers on Jan 5, 2011)
  • 2011: Chicago Cubs (off waivers from Red Sox on Jan 10, 2011 – DFA Mar 28, 2011 – Released May 6, 2011)
  • 2011: Houston Astros (as a minor league free agent on May 10, 2011 – Released Jun 1?, 2011)
  • 2011: San Francisco Giants (as a minor league free agent on Jun 21, 2011)
  • 2012-2013: Kansas City Royals (as a minor league free agent on Dec 13, 2011)
  • 2014- : Cincinnati Reds (as a minor league free agent around Nov 10, 2013)

Salary History

  • 2013: Unknown
  • 2012: Unknown
  • 2011: Unknown
  • 2010: $402,000
  • 2009: $402,000
  • 2008: $390,000

Max Ramirez Links

Eric Hurley

Full Name: Eric William Hurley
Born: September 17, 1985 in Sikeston, MO
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 195
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Kacey), daughter (Aislynn – 10/1/06)
Resides: Jacksonville, FL
MLB Debut: June 12, 2008


Team History

  • 2005-2011: Texas Rangers (via draft in June 2004)
  • 2012 : Anaheim Angels (as a minor league free agent on Dec 23, 2011 – Released Jul 20, 2012)
  • 2012: Minnesota Twins (as a free agent on Jul 24, 2012 – Released Aug 11, 2012)
  • Free Agent as of Feb 11, 2013

Salary History

  • 2012: $480,000 (presumed minimum)
  • 2011: $415,000
  • 2010: $401,000
  • 2009: $401,000
  • 2008: $390,000

Eric Hurley Links

German Duran

Full Name: German Duran
Born: August 3, 1984 in Zacatecas, Mexico
Height: 5’10” Weight: 185
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Single
Resides: Ft Worth, TX
MLB Debut: April 17, 2008


Team History

  • 2005-2009: Texas Rangers (via draft in June 2005 – GFA Jun 26, 2009)
  • 2009-2010: Houston Astros (off waivers on July 1, 2009 – Released Jan ?, 2011)
  • 2011: Mexican Ball (Unknown team)
  • 2011: Grand Prairie Air Hogs (independant ball, as a free agent on Aug 12, 2011)
  • 2012: Miami Marlins (as a minor league free agent on Jan 25, 2012 – GFA Nov 3, 2012)
  • Free Agent as of Feb 11, 2013

Salary History

  • 2012: $480,000 (presumed minimum)
  • 2011: Unknown
  • 2010: Unknown
  • 2009: $403,940
  • 2008: $390,000

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