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Which players are arbitration eligible? Free agents? A Rays roster review

Contract terms for every player currently on Tampa Bay’s roster.
Tampa Bay Rays leftfielder Tommy Pham (29) takes a moment in the dugout after the Rays' 6-2 loss to the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the American League Division Series. [DIRK SHADD | Times]
Published Oct. 13

Here is a look at the contract status of the players on the Rays season-ending roster, with their season WAR rating from baseball-reference.com:

Signed for 2020

RHP Charlie Morton (5.0 WAR)

$15 million, in second of two-year deal

OF Kevin Kiermaier (2.3)

$10 million, in fourth of six-year deal

LHP Blake Snell (1.4)

$7 million, in second of five-year deal

INF Brandon Lowe (2.9)

$1.5 million, in second of six-year deal

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Arbitration eligible for 2020

OF Tommy Pham# (3.7)

Projected: $8.6 million, 2nd of 3 years

C Mike Zunino (-0.1)

Projected: $4.9 million, 3rd of 3 years

INF Matt Duffy (0.1)

Projected: $2.9 million, 3rd of 3 years

1B Jesus Aguilar# (0.3)

Projected: $2.5 million, 1st of 3 years

RHP Chaz Roe# (0.1)

Projected: $2.2 million, 2nd of 3 years

Rays starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow (20) contemplates his first-inning pitch against the Astros in Game 5 of the American League Division Series. [DIRK SHADD | Times]

RHP Tyler Glasnow* (2.6)

Projected: $1.9 million, 1st of 4 years

RHP Oliver Drake# (1.3)

Projected: $1.1 million, 1st of 3 years

OF Guillermo Heredia (0.3)

Projected: $1.1 million, 1st of 3 years

RHP Daniel Robertson* (0.2)

Projected: $1.1 million, 1st of 4 years

* Eligible under Super 2 status; # out of options

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Under team control

Unless signed to a multi-year deal, these players will get only a minimal raise from 2019 salaries based more on service time than performance, until eligible for arbitration:

1B Ji-Man Choi# (2.0)

2019: $850,000 Arb eligible: 2021

LHP Jose Alvarado+ (-0.3)

2019: $570,600 Arb eligible: 2021

INF Joey Wendle (0.9)

2019: $570,400 Arb eligible: 2021

RHP Trevor Richards (0.6)

2019: $570,000 Arb eligible: 2022

LHP Ryan Yarbrough (1.5)

2019: $563,400 Arb eligible: 2021

RHP Emilio Pagan (2.4)

2019: $562,700 Arb eligible 2021

INF Willy Adames (4.2)

2019: $562,400 Arb eligible: 2022

RHP Yonny Chirinos (2.3)

2019: $561,800 Arb eligible: 2022

Rays relief pitcher Diego Castillo (63) delivers a pitch in the fourth inning against the Houston Astros in Game 2 of the American League Division Series. [DIRK SHADD | Times]

RHP Diego Castillo (0.6)

2019: $561,500 Arb eligible: 2022

RHP Austin Pruitt# (0.3)

2019: $560,300 Arb eligible 2021

INF Yandy Diaz (1.7)

2019: $558,400 Arb eligible: 2022

LHP Hoby Milner+ (-0.1)

2019: $558,100 Arb eligible: 2022

RHP Jose De Leon (0.0)

2019: $558,000 Arb eligible: 2021

RHP Andrew Kittredge (0.4)

2019: $557,900 Arb eligible: 2022

OF Austin Meadows (3.8)

2019: $557,400 Arb eligible: 2022

LHP Anthony Banda (0.0)

2019: $556,800 Arb eligible: 2022

C Michael Perez (0.3)

2019: $556,700 Arb eligible: 2022

LHP Jalen Beeks (0.3)

2019: $556,500 Arb eligible: 2022

RHP Nick Anderson (0.9)

2019: $555,000 Arb eligible: 2022

INF Mike Brosseau (0.4)

2019: $555,000 Arb eligible: 2023

Emilio Pagan, left and Nate Lowe celebrate on the field after recording the last out and defeating the Toronto Blue Jays to clinch a wildcard playoff berth. [DIRK SHADD | TIMES | Tampa Bay Times]

INF Nate Lowe (0.6)

2019: $555,000 Arb eligible: 2023

LHP Colin Poche (0.1)

2019: $555,0000 Arb eligible: 2022

LHP/DH Brendan McKay (-0.1)

2019: $555,000 Arb eligible: 2023

RHP Pete Fairbanks (-0.4)

2019: $555,000 Arb eligible: 2023

OF Johnny Davis (-0.1)

2019: $555,000 Arb eligible: 2023

Notes: RHP Brent Honeywell is also on 40-man roster but spent season on minor-league injured list; + - finished season on injured list; # - out of options in 2020

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Free agents

OF Avisail Garcia (2.0)

2019: $3.5 million

Tampa Bay Rays catcher Travis d'Arnaud (37) anticipates the throw as Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) attempts to slide at home plate in the fourth inning in Game 4 of the American League Division Series Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 in St. Petersburg. Altuve was called out at the plate. [DIRK SHADD | Times]

C Travis d’Arnaud (1.4)

2019: $3.515 million

INF Eric Sogard (0.7)

2019: $1.8 million

Potential roster additions

Among the players most likely to added to the roster to be protected from being taken in the December Rule 5 draft:

INF Vidal Brujan

INF/RHP Jake Cronenworth

INF Lucius Fox

C Ronaldo Hernandez

INF Kevin Padlo

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