Cleveland Indians Contracts
The following chart tracks the Indians current contract obligations, compiled from a variety of sources. Many of the contract numbers have been rounded to the nearest thousand. Most recent update: August 20, 2014
Red - FA after current season
Green - Team Option
Blue – Becomes FA if team does not offer arbitration
Purple – Vesting Option
Yellow – Dead money
Scott Atchison – $0.1M buyout for 2016
Mike Aviles – $0.25M buyout in 2015.
Michael Bourn – 2017 team option becomes guaranteed with 550 PA in 2016
Trevor Bauer – 2014 contract negotiated by ARI as part of initial contract. 2015/16 contracts undetermined.
Yan Gomes – Also received $0.5M signing bonus. Team has a $1M buyout option in 2021.
Jason Kubel – Owed $1M in 2014 as buyout to avoid paying $7.5M salary
Nyjer Morgan – Can exceed $1M with undisclosed incentives.
David Murphy – $0.5M buyout option in final year.
Carlos Santana – $1.2M buyout option in final year.
Nick Swisher – 2017 guaranteed with 550 PA in 2016 and a passed physical at end of season
Ryan Raburn – $100,000 buyout for final year.