2012 Free Agent Signees
Pos Name Team Years Salary Total Date Signed
2B Robinson Cano ARL 8 $15,000,000 $120,000,000 14-Jan
3B, OF Jose Bautista CEN 3 $17,600,000 $52,800,000 22-Jan
3B David Wright ALX 4 $10,700,000 $42,800,000 23-Jan
3B, SS Hanley Ramirez HER 2 $18,900,000 $37,800,000 25-Jan
SP Dan Haren HER 3 $12,600,000 $37,800,000 24-Jan
SP CC Sabathia CEN 3 $12,200,000 $36,600,000 24-Jan
OF Nelson Cruz ALX 4 $8,500,000 $34,000,000 23-Jan
SP Matt Cain FC 4 $8,500,000 $34,000,000 27-Jan
SP Jered Weaver FFX 3 $11,000,000 $33,000,000 22-Jan
OF B.J. Upton STR 4 $7,000,000 $28,000,000 18-Jan
OF Curtis Granderson ROU 2 $12,500,000 $25,000,000 27-Jan
3B Alex Rodriguez CLI 3 $7,700,000 $23,100,000 21-Jan
2B Rickie Weeks ALX 3 $6,300,000 $18,900,000 18-Jan
2B Dan Uggla GF 3 $5,500,000 $16,500,000 25-Jan
1B, OF Michael Morse STR 4 $4,000,000 $16,000,000 22-Jan
RP Jonathan Papelbon CEN 2 $7,000,000 $14,000,000 25-Jan
RP Ryan Madson HER 2 $7,000,000 $14,000,000 27-Jan
1B, 2B, 3B Michael Young FC 2 $6,800,000 $13,600,000 25-Jan
C Joe Mauer FC 4 $3,200,000 $12,800,000 20-Jan
3B Aramis Ramirez FFX 3 $4,200,000 $12,600,000 22-Jan
SP Ubaldo Jimenez STR 3 $4,200,000 $12,600,000 24-Jan
1B, 3B Kevin Youkilis CEN 2 $5,700,000 $11,400,000 22-Jan
RP J.J. Putz GF 2 $5,600,000 $11,200,000 27-Jan
SS Jimmy Rollins ALX 2 $5,200,000 $10,400,000 25-Jan
SP Ervin Santana MAN 3 $3,300,000 $9,900,000 26-Feb
SP Max Scherzer ROU 3 $3,200,000 $9,600,000 12-Feb
SP Shaun Marcum CLI 4 $2,400,000 $9,600,000 23-Jan
RP Rafael Betancourt HER 2 $4,600,000 $9,200,000 26-Jan
OF Chris Young CLI 3 $3,000,000 $9,000,000 27-Jan
UT David Ortiz CLI 3 $2,800,000 $8,400,000 23-Jan
SP Chris Carpenter HER 2 $4,100,000 $8,200,000 23-Jan
1B, 2B, OF Michael Cuddyer HER 2 $3,900,000 $7,800,000 23-Jan
SS Jhonny Peralta STR 2 $3,000,000 $6,000,000 17-Jan
OF Coco Crisp CEN 2 $3,000,000 $6,000,000 17-Feb
1B, OF Lance Berkman ARL 3 $1,900,000 $5,700,000 28-Jan
SS J.J. Hardy ARL 2 $2,400,000 $4,800,000 27-Jan
RP Kyle Farnsworth CEN 1 $4,400,000 $4,400,000 30-Jan
C, 1B Victor Martinez ROU 2 $2,200,000 $4,400,000 18-Jan
RP Jim Johnson ROB 1 $4,300,000 $4,300,000 24-Jan
1B Justin Morneau CEN 3 $1,400,000 $4,200,000 19-Jan
SP John Danks ALX 3 $1,400,000 $4,200,000 27-Jan
SP Wandy Rodriguez MAN 2 $2,000,000 $4,000,000 24-Jan
RP Matt Thornton STR 2 $2,000,000 $4,000,000 2-Feb
RP David Robertson FC 3 $1,300,000 $3,900,000 23-Jan
OF Lorenzo Cain HER 2 $1,700,000 $3,400,000 21-Jan
1B Kendry Morales HER 2 $1,600,000 $3,200,000 4-Feb
RP Mike Adams ALX 2 $1,300,000 $2,600,000 28-Jan
RP Glen Perkins ALX 2 $1,200,000 $2,400,000 28-Jan
SS Yunel Escobar CEN 2 $1,200,000 $2,400,000 3-Feb
SP Scott Baker ROB 2 $1,200,000 $2,400,000 9-Feb
2B Kelly Johnson CLI 2 $1,100,000 $2,200,000 23-Jan
SP Brandon McCarthy GF 2 $1,100,000 $2,200,000 13-Feb
RP Brandon Lyon FC 2 $1,100,000 $2,200,000 23-Feb
1B, OF Lucas Duda ALX 2 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 17-Jan
SP Phil Hughes FC 2 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 17-Jan
RP Grant Balfour CLI 2 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 22-Jan
RP David Carpenter ROU 2 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 22-Jan
C Yadier Molina MAN 2 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 29-Jan
SP Jorge de la Rosa ALX 2 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 1-Feb
OF Ichiro Suzuki HER 1 $1,900,000 $1,900,000 2-Feb
RP Ernesto Frieri FFX 2 $900,000 $1,800,000 17-Jan
RP Justin de Fratus STR 2 $900,000 $1,800,000 19-Jan
3B, SS, OF Emilio Bonifacio ARL 2 $900,000 $1,800,000 21-Jan
2B, SS Marco Scutaro ALX 2 $900,000 $1,800,000 30-Jan
1B, 2B, 3B Daniel Murphy STR 2 $900,000 $1,800,000 1-Feb
3B, SS Jed Lowrie ARL 2 $900,000 $1,800,000 3-Feb
2B Aaron Hill ROU 2 $900,000 $1,800,000 5-Feb
3B David Freese FC 2 $900,000 $1,800,000 9-Feb
SP Matt Harrison ROU 2 $900,000 $1,800,000 9-Feb
OF Matt Joyce GF 1 $1,600,000 $1,600,000 8-Feb
OF Grady Sizemore ALX 2 $800,000 $1,600,000 31-Jan
SS Cliff Pennington ROU 2 $800,000 $1,600,000 7-Feb
RP Brad Brach ROU 2 $800,000 $1,600,000 16-Feb
SP Hiroki Kuroda CEN 1 $1,400,000 $1,400,000 27-Jan
RP Francisco Cordero CLI 2 $700,000 $1,400,000 17-Jan
RP Joey Devine CLI 2 $700,000 $1,400,000 22-Jan
RP Sean Marshall GF 2 $700,000 $1,400,000 23-Jan
C Ramon Hernandez ARL 2 $700,000 $1,400,000 23-Jan
2B, 3B Ryan Roberts GF 2 $700,000 $1,400,000 25-Jan
OF Melky Cabrera GF 2 $700,000 $1,400,000 27-Jan
C Miguel Olivo STR 2 $700,000 $1,400,000 27-Jan
C Kurt Suzuki GF 2 $700,000 $1,400,000 29-Jan
OF Jason Kubel GF 2 $700,000 $1,400,000 2-Feb
SP Francisco Liriano CLI 2 $700,000 $1,400,000 12-Feb
SP Javier Vazquez CLI 2 $700,000 $1,400,000 13-Feb
RP Koji Uehara HER 1 $1,300,000 $1,300,000 4-Feb
SP Bud Norris ROB 1 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 7-Feb
OF Vernon Wells ALX 1 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 30-Jan
1B, OF Bryan LeHair FFX 1 $900,000 $900,000 3-Feb
RP Kelvin Herrera CEN 1 $900,000 $900,000 9-Feb
SP Roy Oswalt MAN 1 $800,000 $800,000 30-Jan
2B, 3B, SS Roberto Andino FFX 1 $800,000 $800,000 2-Feb
OF Josh Willingham CEN 1 $800,000 $800,000 22-Feb
RP Juan Abreu ALX 1 $800,000 $800,000 1-Mar
SP Ted Lilly ARL 1 $700,000 $700,000 28-Jan
2B, 3B, SS Mike Aviles HER 1 $700,000 $700,000 1-Feb
RP Luke Gregerson ALX 1 $700,000 $700,000 3-Feb
RP Antonio Bastardo CEN 1 $700,000 $700,000 14-Feb
OF Denard Span FC 1 $700,000 $700,000 26-Feb
C Ryan Doumit GF 1 $700,000 $700,000 5-Mar
SP A.J. Burnett HER 1 $600,000 $600,000 22-Jan
1B, 3B Edwin Encarnacion STR 1 $600,000 $600,000 28-Jan
SP Bartolo Colon HER 1 $600,000 $600,000 29-Jan
3B Chipper Jones ROU 1 $600,000 $600,000 29-Jan
2B Clint Barmes ALX 1 $600,000 $600,000 1-Feb
3B Alberto Callaspo MAN 1 $600,000 $600,000 1-Feb
3B Brent Morel ARL 1 $600,000 $600,000 2-Feb
SP Chris Capuano ARL 1 $600,000 $600,000 3-Feb
3B Chase Headley MAN 1 $600,000 $600,000 5-Feb
RP Rhiner Cruz STR 1 $600,000 $600,000 5-Feb
RP Scott Downs CEN 1 $600,000 $600,000 6-Feb
C A.J. Pierzynski ROB 1 $600,000 $600,000 7-Feb
OF Ryan Raburn ARL 1 $600,000 $600,000 8-Feb
RP Kerry Wood STR 1 $600,000 $600,000 9-Feb
RP Tom Wilhelmsen ROU 1 $600,000 $600,000 10-Feb
2B, SS Ryan Theriot MAN 1 $600,000 $600,000 11-Feb
SS Rafael Furcal STR 1 $600,000 $600,000 11-Feb
RP Jesse Crain ARL 1 $600,000 $600,000 14-Feb
RP Kevin Gregg FC 1 $600,000 $600,000 15-Feb
SP Jerome Williams ARL 1 $600,000 $600,000 15-Feb
RP Brian Fuentes FC 1 $600,000 $600,000 17-Feb
2B Scott Sizemore ROB 1 $600,000 $600,000 19-Feb
2B Alexi Casilla ARL 1 $600,000 $600,000 20-Feb
3B Casey McGehee ROB 1 $600,000 $600,000 21-Feb
SS Jason Bartlett ROB 1 $600,000 $600,000 23-Feb
1B Gaby Sanchez MAN 1 $600,000 $600,000 23-Feb
OF Torii Hunter ROB 1 $600,000 $600,000 25-Feb
2B Orlando Hudson ROB 1 $600,000 $600,000 27-Feb
RP Juan Carlos Oviedo CEN 1 $600,000 $600,000 27-Feb
2B Placido Polanco ROB 1 $600,000 $600,000 28-Feb
OF Alfonso Soriano ROB 1 $600,000 $600,000 29-Feb
SP R.A. Dickey ARL 1 $600,000 $600,000 1-Mar
OF Alex Presley ROB 1 $600,000 $600,000 3-Mar
RP Jeff Niemann CEN 1 $600,000 $600,000 4-Mar
1B Mitch Moreland ROB 1 $600,000 $600,000 4-Mar
OF Mike Carp ROB 1 $600,000 $600,000 5-Mar
SP Mark Buehrle FC 1 $600,000 $600,000 6-Mar
UT Travis Hafner FC 1 $600,000 $600,000 6-Mar
RP Hong Chih-Kuo CEN 1 $600,000 $600,000 8-Mar
RP Shawn Kelley GF 1 $600,000 $600,000 8-Mar