Orioles salaries

March 03, 1996

Pitchers

rmando Benitez

1996 base salary -- $155,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $93,000 in minors

earnings potential -- $155,000

Scott Erickson

1996 base salary -- $2.8 million

Incentives -- $50,000 for 200 innings

............. $25,000 for 210, 220 innings

............. $50,000 for making All-Star team

............. $50,000 for winning Cy Young Award

............. ($25,000 for finishing 2nd-5th in voting)

............. $50,000 for Divisional Series MVP

............. $50,000 for LCS, World Series MVP

Money talk -- If Erickson pitches 200 innings in 1997,

............. a $3.6 million option for 1998

............. kicks in automatically

1996 earnings potential -- $2.9 million

Jimmy Haynes

1996 base salary -- $115,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $28,900 in minors

earnings potential -- $115,000

Rick Krivda

1996 base salary -- $125,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $47,000 in minors

earnings potential -- $125,000

Aaron Lane

1996 base salary -- $109,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $13,000 in minors

earnings potential -- $109,000

Mark Lee

1996 base salary -- $195,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $89,000 in minors

earnings potential -- $195,000

Calvin Maduro

1996 base salary -- $109,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $11,000 in minors

earnings potential -- $109,000

Roger McDowell

1996 base salary -- $750,000

Incentives -- Based on formula of 2 points for

............. game started, 1 for each appearance:

............. $25,000 for 50, 55, 60 points

............. $50,000 for 65, 70 points

............. $50,000 for making All-Star team

............. $50,000 for Rolaids relief title

............. ($25,000 for finishing 2nd-5th in voting)

............. $50,000 for Divisional Series MVP

............. $50,000 for LCS, World Series MVP

Money talk -- His salary is guaranteed

1996 earnings potential -- $875,000

Kent Mercker

1996 base salary -- $2.825 million

Incentives -- $25,000 for 170, 180, 190, 200 innings

............. $50,000 for 210, 220 innings

............. $50,000 for making All-Star team

............. $50,000 for making AP, UPI

............. or Sporting News All-Star teams

............. $100,000 for winning Cy Young Award

............. ($50,000 for 2nd, $25,000 for 3rd)

............. $25,000 for Gold Glove Award

............. $50,000 for Divisional Series MVP

............. $50,000 for LCS, World Series MVP

Money talk -- If he pitches 180 innings

a $3.3 million option for '97 kicks in

1996 earnings potential -- $2.975 million

Alan Mills

1996 base salary -- $540,000

Incentives -- $20,000 for 25, 35, 40 games

Money talk -- Has single room on road

earnings potential -- $600,000

Oscar Munoz

1996 base salary -- $120,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $44,500 in minors

earnings potential -- $120,000

Mike Mussina

1996 base salary -- $2.925 million

Incentives -- $25,000 for making All-Star team

............. $50,000 for winning Cy Young Award

Money talk -- Will make $4 million in 1997

1996 earnings potential -- $2.925 million

Randy Myers

1996 base salary -- $2.1 million

Incentives -- $250,000 for Rolaids relief title

............. ($200,000 for 2nd, $100,000 for 3rd)

............. $100,000 for making All-Star team

............. $50,000 for LCS, World Series MVP

Money talk -- $1 million signing bonus

............. paid in two installments

1996 earnings potential -- $2.1 million

Jesse Orosco

1996 base salary -- $500,000

Incentives -- $50,000 for pitching in 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games

Money talk -- Earned $250,000 in incentives in 1995

1996 earnings potential -- $750,000

Billy Percibal

1996 base salary -- $109,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $28,900 in minors

earnings potential -- $109,000

Arthur Rhodes

1996 base salary -- $300,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- None

1996 earnings potential -- $300,000

Brian Sackinsky

1996 base salary -- $109,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $28,900 in minors

earnings potential -- $109,000

Garrett Stephenson

1996 base salary -- $109,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $13,000 in minors

earnings potential -- $109,000

David Wells

1996 base salary -- $3 million

Incentives -- $100,000 for 25, 30 games started

$50,000 for making All-Star team

............. $50,000 for making AP, UPI

............. or Sporting News All-Star teams

............. $50,000 for LCS, World Series MVP

............. $50,000 for winning Cy Young Award

............. or Rolaids relief title

............. ($25,000 for finishing 2nd-5th in voting)

Money talk -- Final year of 3-year contract

earnings potential -- $3.2 million

Catchers

Cesar Devarez

1996 base salary -- $120,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $42,500 in minors

ZTC

1996 earnings potential -- $120,000

Chris Hoiles

1996 base salary -- $3.25 million

Incentives -- $60,000 for 135 games or 540 plate appearances

............. $50,000 for being voted to All-Star team

($25,000 for being selected)

............. $100,000 for League MVP

............. $50,000 for LCS, World Series MVP

............. $50,000 for Gold Glove Award

Money talk -- Received $500,000 signing bonus for

5-year contract that runs through 1999

1996 earnings potential -- $3.31 million

B. J. Waszgis

1996 base salary -- $109,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $15,000 in minors

earnings potential -- $109,000

Gregg Zaun

1996 base salary -- $140,000

Incentives -- None

Money talk -- Will make $60,000 in minors

earnings potential -- $140,000

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