TEXAS RANGERS 40-MAN ROSTER and CONTRACTS

Updated 1 December 2017
MLB service is as of Opening Day 2018.
Players ordered by date of addition. Start date for table is 1 January 2017.
Players in red are on 60-day DL. Players in lavender are no longer on 40. Lavender is a nice color.
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# Player
Pos
Added to 40
Added to Org
How
Acquired
MLB
Service
Remaining Options

Optioned In

Earliest Possible Arb after
Earliest Possible FA after
Removal
Result
1 Andrus, Elvis
IF
Apr-09
Jul-07
trade
9.000
service
--
--
18/22 ($)
2 Beltre, Adrian
IF
Jan-11
Jan-11
FA
19.096
service
--
--
18
3 Perez, Martin
LHP
Nov-11
Jul-07
ndfa
5.038
1
12, 13
--
 
Darvish, Yu
RHP
Jan-12
Jan-12
FA
5.000
service
--
Jul-17
trade (LOS)
  Scheppers, Tanner
RHP
Jun-12
Jun-09
2009/1a
4.094
2
15
Apr-17
outright
4 Profar, Jurickson
IF
Sep-12
Jul-09
ndfa
3.165
NONE
13, 16, 17
now
20
5 Chirinos, Robinson
C
Apr-13
Apr-13
trade
5.103
1 (service)
11, 13
--
18/19 ($)
 
  Fielder, Prince
IF
Nov-13
Nov-13
trade
10.068
service
--
Oct-17
released
6 Choo, Shin-Soo
OF
Dec-13
Dec-13
FA
10.119
service
--
--
20 ($)
 
Martinez, Nick
RHP
Apr-14
Jun-11
2011/18
1.143
NONE
15, 16, 17
Dec-17
free agent
7 Odor, Rougned
IF
May-14
Jan-11
ndfa
3.121
2
15
--
22/23 ($)
 
8 Claudio, Alex
LHP
Aug-14
Jun-10
2010/27
2.114
1
15, 16
18
21
9 Rua, Ryan
IF
Aug-14
Jun-11
2011/17
2.129
1
15, 17
now
21
 
Alberto, Hanser
IF
Nov-14
Nov-09
IFA
1.023
1
15, 16
Dec-17
free agent
10 Deshields, Delino
OF
Dec-14
Dec-14
Rule 5
2.116
2
16
18
21
 
11 Kela, Keone
RHP
Apr-15
Jun-12
2012/12
2.168
3
--
now
21
 
Gonzalez, Chi Chi
RHP
May-15
Jun-13
2013/1
0.078
1
15, 16
Dec-17
free agent
12 Gallo, Joey
3B
Jun-15
Jun-12
2012/1s
1.103
1
15, 16
19
22
 
13 Hamels, Cole
LHP
Jul-15
Jul-15
trade
11.143
service
--
--
18/19 ($)
 
14 Diekman, Jake
LHP
Jul-15
Jul-15
trade
5.050
1
12, 13
--
18
 
  Dyson, Sam
RHP
Jul-15
Jul-15
trade
2.142
NONE
12, 13, 14
Jun-17
trade (SFO)
  Faulkner, Andrew
LHP
Aug-15
Jun-11
2011/14
0.071
1 after '17
16, 17
Apr-17
trade (BAL)
15 Leclerc, Jose
RHP
Nov-15
Dec-10
ndfa
1.041
2
16
19
22
 
16 Mazara, Nomar
OF
Nov-15
Jul-11
ndfa
2.000
2
16
18
21
 
17 Mendez, Yohander
LHP
Nov-15
Jul-11
ndfa
0.059
1
16, 17
20
23
 
18 Sadzeck, Connor
RHP
Nov-15
Aug-11
2011/11
none
1
16, 17
20
23
 
Barnette, Tony
RHP
Dec-15
Dec-15
FA
none
3
--
Nov-17
free agent
Griffin, AJ
RHP
Apr-16
Apr-16
minor FA
4.034
2
15
Dec-17
free agent
19 Nicholas, Brett
C
Apr-16
Jun-10
2010/6
0.153
2
16
19 (S2)
23
 
20 Bush, Matt
RHP
May-16
Dec-15
minor FA
1.143
3
--
18 (S2)
22
 
Alvarez, Dario
LHP
Jul-16
Jul-16
trade
0.151
0 after '17
15, 16, 17
Sep-17
outrighted
  Lucroy, Jonathan
C
Aug-16
Aug-16
trade
6.136
service
--
Jul-17
trade (COL)
  Jeffress, Jeremy
RHP
Aug-16
Aug-16
trade
3.104
1
11, 12
Jul-17
trade (MIL)
21
Robinson, Drew
IF
Nov-16
Jun-10
2010/4
0.103
2
17
20
23
 
  Wagner, Tyler
RHP
Nov-16
Nov-16
waivers
0.022
0 after '17
15, 16, 17
Apr-17
outright
22 Guzman, Ronald
1B
Nov-16
Jul-11
IFA
none
2
17
20
23
 
Cashner, Andrew
RHP
Nov-16
Nov-16
FA
6.126
service
--
Nov-17
free agent
Hauschild, Mike
RHP
Dec-16
Dec-16
Rule 5
none
3 (not '17)
--
Apr-17
R5 rescinded
Gomez, Carlos
OF
Dec-16
Dec-16
FA
9.141
service
--
Nov-17
free agent
  Dragmire, Brady
RHP
Dec-16
Dec-16
waivers
none
2
16
Jan-17
outrighted
Ross, Tyson
RHP
Jan-17
Jan-17
FA
5.126
service
--
Sep-17
released
  Gamboa, Eddie
RHP
Feb-17
Feb-17
trade
0.033
1 after '17
15, 17
Jun-17
outrighted
Napoli, Mike
1B
Feb-17
Feb-17
FA
10.151
service
--
Nov-17
free agent
Gee, Dillon
RHP
Apr-17
Apr-17
FA
5.108
service
--
Jun-17
released
23 Blackburn, Clayton
RHP
Apr-17
Apr-17
trade
none
1
16, 17
20
23
 
Bass, Anthony
RHP
Apr-17
Apr-17
minor FA
3.148
0 after '17
13, 14, 17
Aug-17
outrighted
  Kozma, Pete
IF
Apr-17
Apr-17
waivers
2.108
NONE
11, 12, 14
Jul-17
outrighted
Bibens-Dirkx, Austin
RHP
May-17
May-17
minor FA
none
3
--
Nov-17
outrighted
Hoying, Jared
OF
Apr-17
Jul-10
2010/10
0.070
1 after '17
16, 17
Oct-17
outrighted
  O'Brien, Peter
1B
May-17
May-17
waivers
0.082
1 after '17
16, 17
Jun-17
waivers (LOS)
Rodriguez, Joely
LHP
Jun-17
Jun-17
trade
0.023
0 after '17
14, 15, 17
Aug-17
outrighted
  Frieri, Ernesto
RHP
Jun-17
Jun-17
minor FA
enough
--
--
Jul-17
outrighted
Scheppers, Tanner
RHP
Jun-17
Jun-09
2009/1a
4.094
1 after '17
15, 17
Aug-17
outrighted
  Claiborne, Preston
RHP
Jun-17
Feb-17
minor FA
1.049
1
14, 15
Jun-17
outrighted
Grilli, Jason
RHP
Jul-17
Jul-17
trade
10.016
service
--
Nov-17
free agent
Smith, Tyler
IF
Jul-17
Jul-17
waivers
--
--
--
Aug-17
outrighted
24 Rodriguez, Ricardo
RHP
Aug-17
Dec-10
ndfa
0.055
3
--
20
23
 
Marinez, Jhan
RHP
Aug-17
Aug-17
waivers
--
--
--
Sep-17
outrighted
Gosselin, Phil
IF
Aug-17
Aug-17
waivers
--
--
--
Oct-17
outrighted
Espino, Paulo
RHP
Aug-17
Aug-17
trade
--
--
--
Oct-17
outrighted
Gonzalez, Miguel
RHP
Aug-17
Aug-17
trade
--
--
--
Nov-17
free agent
Middlebrooks, Will
IF
Sep-17
Nov-16
minor FA
--
--
--
Oct-17
outrighted
Jimenez, AJ
C
Sep-17
Feb-17
minor FA
--
--
--
Oct-17
outrighted
25 Gardewine, Nick
RHP
Sep-17
Jun-13
2013/7
0.034
3
--
20
23
 
26 Calhoun, Willie
OF
Sep-17
Jul-17
trade
0.020
3
--
20
23
 
27 Herrera, Ronald
RHP
Nov-17
Nov-17
trade
0.007
2
17
20
23
   
28 Hernandez, Jon.
RHP
Nov-17
Jan-13
ndfa
0.000
3
--
20
23
   
29 Jurado, Ariel
RHP
Nov-17
Dec-12
ndfa
0.000
3
--
20
23
   
30 Kiner-Falefa, Isiah
C/IF
Nov-17
Jun-13
2013/4
0.000
3
--
20
23
   
31 Martin, Brett
LHP
Nov-17
Jun-14
2014/4
0.000
3
--
20
23
   
32 Palumbo, Joe
LHP
Nov-17
Jun-13
2013/30
0.000
3
--
20
23
   
33 Trevino, Jose
C
Nov-17
Jun-14
2014/6
0.000
3
--
20
23
   
34 Centeno, Juan
C
Nov-17
Nov-17
waivers
1.140
NONE
--
18 (S2)
22
   
35 Fister, Doug
RHP
Nov-17
Nov-17
FA
a lot
service
--
--
18
   

Out of Options entering 2018:
Jurickson Profar, Juan Centeno
Potential Post-2018 Arbitration-Eligibles:
Matt Bush (1 of 4, maybe), Juan Centeno (1 of 4m maybe), Alex Claudio (1), Delino DeSheils (1), Keone Kela (2 of 4), Nomar Mazara (1), Jurickson Profar (4 of 5!), Ryan Rya (2 of 4)
Potential Post-2018 Free Agents:
TBD

Contract Notes:
2018 MLB minimum: $545,000.

Elvis Andrus: Signed through 2022 plus a $15mm club option in 2023 that can vest, and he can opt out after 2018 or 2019.

Martin Perez: Signed through 2020 with club options for 2018-2020 and buyouts of $2.45mm (2018), $750k (2019) and $250k (2020).

Cole Hamels: 2019 is a club option with a $6mm buyout. Can be vested.

Robinson Chirinos: Club option for 2019 ($2.375mm, $1mm buyout)

Rougned Odor: Signed through 2022 with club option for 2023 ($13.5mm). Also, horses.