Longest Current Contracts By Team

As the number of long-term contracts and contract extensions increases, teams lock themselves into payroll obligations well into the future. With some help from Cot's Baseball Contracts, let's take a look at the longest current contracts for all 30 teams…

Signed Through 2023

Signed Through 2021

Signed Through 2020

Signed Through 2019

Signed Through 2018

Signed Through 2017

Signed Through 2016

Signed Through 2015

Signed Through 2013


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  1. what about cc sabathia?

    • baseballfan92 3 years ago

      Arod is signed for longer and they only did one player per team.

  2. Carlos Gonzales? 

  3. Evan Longoria?

    • melonis_rex 3 years ago

      in order to eliminate bias and speculation, Ben didn’t take into account club options, even if they are near locks to be picked up. 

      without looking at specifics, longoria’s contract has a bunch of club options at the end of it, which weren’t factored in.

  4. cards1985 3 years ago

    Where’s Matt Holiday? He’s signed until 2016 by the Cardinals.

    • start_wearing_purple 3 years ago

      The list is the single longest contract held by every team. Holliday is signed through 2016 but the Cardinals recently signed Molina through 2017.

  5. Ptk123 3 years ago

    I totally forgot about the Cubs signing Concepcion. Not the best numbers in A ball.

  6. 55saveslives 3 years ago

    Perfectly fine with Cain and Bum being our longest contracts!

  7. Whole_New_World 3 years ago

    Where’s (my favorite player)? I know he’s signed (into infinity and beyond)!

    Headline: Longest Current Contract (Singular) By Team

  8. DeManiac 3 years ago

    Shouldn’t the Mets rep be Bonilla?

    Tee hee.

    • johnsilver 3 years ago

       He had a personal services contract as recall for over a decade.. Ramirez with Boston had one.. Pujols with Anaheim has one with Anaheim after his deal expires..

      They just banned them, so no more deals to shake hands and get 1-2m bucks a season I reckon’.

  9. CeaseTheNonsense 3 years ago

    Crawford & Lackey  are long term contracts not mentioned that help their team the most by being on the disabled list.

  10. Cliff Lee is signed through 2015.

  11. AaronAngst 3 years ago

    I’ve never seen so many people fail to grasp a fairly simple concept… 

  12. D.j. Wilson 3 years ago

    haha I love how the Cubs and Mariners are guys I’ve never even heard of

    • BrentL 3 years ago

      You seriously have no idea who Danny Hultzen is? Arguably the best LHSP in the minors.

  13. tacopants 3 years ago

    Didn’t the Cubs sign Jorge Soler for like 8 or 9 years?

  14. Wes Whitenack 3 years ago

    Who is you?

  15.  Mariners farm hand.

  16. Ah, very well. Thought there was something I was missing. 

    Apologies.

  17. chico65 3 years ago

    How about that, a juiced one turning on another

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