Latest Athlete compensation News

Hoyt has $608,500 salary in majors as part of Indians deal

Dec. 5, 2019 7:51 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Right-hander James Hoyt has a salary of $608,500 in the major leagues as part of his contract with the Cleveland Indians and $156,000 while in the minors. Hoyt agreed to the deal Wednesday, two days after he was removed from the 40-man roster when Cleveland failed to offer a 2020 contract...

Osich will have $850K salary in majors, Hernández $650K

Dec. 5, 2019 7:38 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Left-hander Josh Osich will have an $850,000 salary while in the major leagues as part of his 2020 contract with the Boston Red Sox, and infielder Marco Hernández will have a $650,000 salary while with the big league club. Each would have a $225,000 salary if sent down to the minor...

Anderson gets $1,775,000 from Giants, could earn $2,625,000

Dec. 5, 2019 6:05 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Left-hander Tyler Anderson has a $1,775,000 salary as part of his contract with the San Francisco Giants and would earn $2,625,000 if he is healthy for most of the season and pitches 130 or more innings. Anderson’s deal, announced Tuesday, includes $500,000 in roster bonuses and...

Brewers find new catcher landing Narváez from Mariners

Dec. 5, 2019 1:05 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers acquired catcher Omar Narváez from the Seattle Mariners on Thursday for minor league pitcher Adam Hill and a compensation round pick in next June's amateur draft. Narváez becomes Milwaukee’s replacement for Yasmani Grandal, who signed a $73 million,...

Titans' Tannehill making most of 2nd time around as starter

Dec. 5, 2019 12:19 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill is making the most of his second time around as a starter in the NFL. And the Tennessee Titans are enjoying the ride. Since Tennessee made him the starter in mid-October, Tannehill is 5-1 and has helped the Titans (7-5) climb a game back of division leader Houston in...

Edwards, Mariners finalize $950,000, 1-year contract

Dec. 4, 2019 2:57 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Reliever Carl Edwards Jr. and the Seattle Mariners finalized a one-year contract on Wednesday with a $950,000 guaranteed salary. He can earn $500,000 in performance bonuses, half for games and half for games finished. He would get $50,000 for 30 games, $75,000 for 40 and $125,000 for 50...

NHL fines Predators' Ryan Johansen $5,000 for elbowing

Dec. 4, 2019 11:28 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has fined Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen $5,000 for elbowing Tampa Bay forward Brayden Point during the Lightning’s 3-2 overtime win. The league’s Department of Player Safety announced the fine Wednesday, which is the maximum amount allowed under the...

Treinen, Sanchez, Russell, Sánchez become free agents

Dec. 3, 2019 4:00 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former All-Stars Blake Treinen, Aaron Sanchez and Addison Russell were among 56 players who became free agents along with current Gold Glove second baseman Yolmer Sánchez when their teams declined to offer 2020 contracts Monday rather than make them eligible for salary arbitration....

AP source: Moustakas, Reds agree to $64 million, 4-year deal

Dec. 3, 2019 12:24 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — All-Star infielder Mike Moustakas and the Cincinnati Reds have agreed to a $64 million, four-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, the team’s first move to upgrade a lineup that struggled to score. The person spoke on condition of...

Barnes, Alexander reach deals with Dodgers, who cut García

Dec. 3, 2019 12:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Catcher Austin Barnes agreed to a $1.1 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who also reached an $875,000 deal with left-hander Scott Alexander on Monday. Los Angeles failed to offer a 2020 contract to Yimi García, allowing the right-hander to become a free agent....