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Houston Astros 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Houston Astros 2021 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Astros – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (39) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Verlander Justin Verlander 38 SP Vet $33,000,000 - $33,000,000 $33,000,000 23.20 33,000,000
Altuve Jose Altuve 31 2B Vet $26,000,000 $3,000,000 $29,000,000 $29,000,000 20.39 23,357,143
Greinke Zack Greinke 37 SP Vet $32,000,000 $3,000,000 $35,000,000 $24,666,667 17.34 24,083,333
Bregman Alex Bregman 27 3B Arb 2 3 $11,000,000 $1,666,667 $12,666,666 $12,666,666 8.91 20,000,000
Correa Carlos Correa 26 SS Arb 3 $9,100,000 - $9,100,000 $9,100,000 6.40 9,100,000
Pressly Ryan Pressly 32 RP/CL Vet $8,750,000 - $8,750,000 $8,750,000 6.15 6,800,000
Gurriel Yulieski Gurriel 37 1B Pre-Arb 2 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 4.57 7,000,000
McCullers Lance McCullers 27 SP Arb 4 $5,850,000 - $5,850,000 $5,850,000 4.11 5,850,000
Smith Joe Smith 37 RP Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.81 4,000,000
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 34 C Vet $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 2.46 3,500,000
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 30 SS Arb 2 $2,950,000 - $2,950,000 $2,950,000 2.07 2,950,000
Raley Brooks Raley 33 RP Pre-Arb $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.41 2,000,000
Abreu Bryan Abreu 24 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez 24 DH Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Bielak Brandon Bielak 25 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Castellanos Humberto Castellanos 23 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Garcia Luis Garcia 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Ivey Tyler Ivey 25 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
James Josh James 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Javier Cristian Javier 24 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Jones Taylor Jones 27 1B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
McCormick Chas McCormick 26 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Nova Freudis Nova 0 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Paredes Enoli Paredes 25 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Peacock Brad Peacock 33 SP Vet - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Perez Cionel Perez 25 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Pruitt Austin Pruitt 31 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rodriguez Nivaldo Rodriguez 24 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Scrubb Andre Scrubb 26 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Solis Jairo Solis 0 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Solomon Peter Solomon 24 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Straw Myles Straw 26 CF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Stubbs Garrett Stubbs 28 C Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Taylor Blake Taylor 25 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Toro-Hernandez Abraham Toro-Hernandez 24 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Tucker Kyle Tucker 24 LF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Urquidy Jose Urquidy 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Valdez Framber Valdez 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Whitley Forrest Whitley 23 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


2021 Reserve/Suspended

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Emanuel Kent Emanuel 29 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Martes Francis Martes 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


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 0.18 -


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $144,650,000 $7,666,667 - $152,316,666 $141,983,333
Retained Salary $250,000 - - $250,000 $250,000
Total Payroll $144,900,000 $7,666,667 - $152,566,666 $142,233,333

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $157,165,476
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $175,165,476
Comp. Balance Tax Space $34,834,524