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Houston Astros

Houston Astros 2021 Payroll

Astros 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Houston Astros 2021 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Astros – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Altuve Jose Altuve 31 2B Vet $26,000,000 $3,000,000 $29,000,000 $29,000,000 15.07 23,357,143
Greinke Zack Greinke 37 SP Vet $32,000,000 $3,000,000 $35,000,000 $24,666,667 12.82 24,083,333
Brantley Michael Brantley 34 LF Vet $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 8.32 16,000,000
Bregman Alex Bregman 27 3B Arb 2 3 $11,000,000 $1,666,667 $12,666,666 $12,666,666 6.58 20,000,000
Correa Carlos Correa 26 SS Arb 3 $11,700,000 - $11,700,000 $11,700,000 6.08 11,700,000
Odorizzi Jake Odorizzi 31 SP Vet $6,000,000 $3,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 4.68 7,833,333
Pressly Ryan Pressly 32 RP/CL Vet $8,750,000 - $8,750,000 $8,750,000 4.55 6,800,000
Gurriel Yulieski Gurriel 37 1B Pre-Arb 2 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.38 7,000,000
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 34 C Vet $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.82 3,500,000
Raley Brooks Raley 33 RP Pre-Arb $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.04 2,000,000
Stanek Ryne Stanek 29 RP Arb 1 1 $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.57 1,100,000
Valdez Framber Valdez 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 $637,300 - $637,300 $637,300 0.33 637,300
Tucker Kyle Tucker 24 RF Pre-Arb 1 $624,300 - $624,300 $624,300 0.32 624,300
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez 24 DH Pre-Arb 3 $609,000 - $609,000 $609,000 0.32 609,000
Urquidy Jose Urquidy 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $604,200 - $604,200 $604,200 0.31 604,200
Taylor Blake Taylor 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $599,100 - $599,100 $599,100 0.31 599,100
Straw Myles Straw 26 CF Pre-Arb 2 $590,400 - $590,400 $590,400 0.31 590,400
Javier Cristian Javier 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $620,400 - $620,400 $580,290 0.30 580,290
Garcia Luis Garcia 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $580,100 - $580,100 $580,100 0.30 580,100
McCormick Chas McCormick 26 OF Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.30 570,500
Bielak Brandon Bielak 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $599,000 - $599,000 $566,720 0.29 566,720
Garcia Robel Garcia 28 2B Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $558,659 0.29 558,659
Jones Taylor Jones 27 1B Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $441,648 0.23 441,648
Rodriguez Nivaldo Rodriguez 24 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $429,380 0.22 429,380
Stubbs Garrett Stubbs 28 C Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $410,978 0.21 410,978
Garza Ralph Garza 27 P Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $364,973 0.19 364,973


2021 Injured List

Salaries from players who have been placed on the injured list, still counting against the payroll.

Player (11) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Verlander Justin Verlander
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
38 SP Vet $33,000,000 - $33,000,000 $33,000,000 17.15 33,000,000
McCullers Lance McCullers
(10-day, Shoulder)
27 SP Arb 4 $6,500,000 $583,333 $7,083,333 $7,083,333 3.68 6,500,000
Baez Pedro Baez
(60-day, Shoulder)
33 RP Vet $4,500,000 $250,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 2.47 6,250,000
Smith Joe Smith
(10-day, Elbow)
37 RP Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.08 4,000,000
Castro Jason Castro
(10-day, Achilles)
34 C Vet $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.82 3,500,000
Diaz Aledmys Diaz
(10-day, Hand)
30 SS Arb 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.56 3,000,000
Pruitt Austin Pruitt
(60-day, Elbow)
31 RP Pre-Arb $617,500 - $617,500 $617,500 0.32 617,500
James Josh James
(60-day, Hip)
28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $602,000 - $602,000 $602,000 0.31 602,000
Paredes Enoli Paredes
(10-day, Shoulder)
25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $596,900 - $596,900 $593,665 0.31 593,665
Abreu Bryan Abreu
(10-day, Calf)
24 RP Pre-Arb 1 $574,100 - $574,100 $574,100 0.30 574,100
Emanuel Kent Emanuel
(10-day, Elbow)
29 P Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $499,921 0.26 499,921


2021 Reserve/Suspended

Salaries from players who have been suspended, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Martes Francis Martes 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.30 570,500


2021 Retained Salaries

Leftover salaries from players who have been traded or released, or buyouts for declined options.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Singleton Jon Singleton 29 1B $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 0.13 -


2021 Minor/In the System

Salaries from players currently in the system. denotes a buried salary that counts against the payroll.

Player (11) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Scrubb Andre Scrubb 26 RP 3 $601,600 - $601,600 $197,274 197,274
Ivey Tyler Ivey 25 P 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Solomon Peter Solomon 24 P 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $27,603 27,603
Toro-Hernandez Abraham Toro-Hernandez 24 3B 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $36,804 36,804
Nova Freudis Nova 0 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Solis Jairo Solis 0 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Whitley Forrest Whitley 23 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Dawson Ronnie Dawson 26 OF $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
De Goti Alex De Goti 26 SS $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Alberto Rivera Jose Alberto Rivera 24 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Siri Jose Siri 25 CF 1 - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
LeonPedro Leon 0 OF - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.08
Del RosarioRich Del Rosario 0 OF - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.16


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $133,446,800 $10,666,667 - $144,113,466 $133,050,881
Injured Reserve Money $56,461,000 $1,833,333 - $58,294,333 $58,220,519
Reserve/Suspended Money $570,500 - - $570,500 $570,500
Retained Salary $250,000 - - $250,000 $250,000
Buried Minor Salary $3,454,100 - - $3,454,100 $301,552
Total Payroll $194,182,400 $12,500,000 - $206,682,399 $192,393,452

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $190,980,095
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $208,980,095
Comp. Balance Tax Space $1,019,905