The Hot Stove stage gets set immediately after the World Series with player/club options being picked up/declined prior to the start of free agency. The last couple of days have seen a flurry of activity and they’re not done yet.

Chris Cotillo at MLBDailyDish.com is keeping track of all these moves and has a live grid of all the particulars that he updates when options are addressed. The link for this living document is HERE. Below is how the list looks at this moment, but keep checking MLBDailyDish.com at the link above to stay up to date.


Decision? Team Player Option Value Option Type Buyout?
DECLINED BAL Nick Markakis $17.5M Team $2M
DECLINED BAL Nick Hundley $5M Team
EXERCISED BAL Wei-Yin Chen $4.75M Team $372K
EXERCISED BAL Darren O’Day $4.25M Team $400K
DECLINED BOS Craig Breslow $4M Team $100K
DECLINED CHC Kyuji Fujikawa $5.5M Team $500K
DECLINED CIN Jack Hannahan $4M Team $2M
DECLINED CIN Ryan Ludwick $9M Team $4.5M
EXERCISED CIN Johnny Cueto $10M Team $800K
EXERCISED CLE Mike Aviles $3.5M Team $250K
COL LaTroy Hawkins $2.25M Team $250k
COL Brett Anderson $12.5M Team $1.5M
DECLINED CWS Felipe Paulino $4M Team $250K
EXERCISED DET Joakim Soria $7M Team $500K
DECLINED HOU Matt Albers $3M Team $200K
KC Billy Butler $12.5M Team $1M
EXERCISED LAA Huston Street $7M Team
DECLINED LAA Sean Burnett $4.5M Team $500K
EXERCISED LAD Brian Wilson $9.5M Player
EXERCISED LAD Dan Haren $10M Player
LAD Chad Billingsley $14M Team $3M
MIA Jeff Mathis $2.5M Team
EXERCISED MIL Yovani Gallardo $13M Team $600K
DECLINED MIL Rickie Weeks $12.5M Team
MIL Aramis Ramirez $14M Mutual $4M
DECLINED MIN Jared Burton $3.6M Team $200K
NYY Andrew Bailey N/A Team
EXERCISED OAK Nick Punto $2.75M Vesting $250K
DECLINED PHI Mike Adams $6M Team
PHI AJ Burnett $12.75M Player
DECLINED SD Josh Johnson $4M Team
VESTED SEA Hisashi Iwakuma $7M Vesting $1M
EXERCISED TB Ben Zobrist $7.5M Team $500K
TB Joel Peralta $2.5M Team
DECLINED TEX Alex Rios $13.5M Team $1M
TOR Adam Lind $7.5M Team $1M
TOR Dustin McGowan $4M Team $500K
TOR Brandon Morrow $10M Team $1M
TOR Sergio Santos $6M Team $750K
TOR JA Happ $6.7M Team
EXERCISED WSH Denard Span $9M Team $500K
DECLINED WSH Adam LaRoche $15M Team $2M
DECLINED WSH Rafael Soriano $14M Team

Table from MLBDailyDish.com