Houston Astros

Houston Astros 2023 Payroll

Astros 2023 Payroll

An updated look at the Houston Astros 2023 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 
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
Bregman Alex Bregman 29 3B Vet n/a $28,500,000 $1,666,667 $30,166,666 $30,166,666 17.52 20,000,000
Altuve Jose Altuve 33 2B Vet n/a $26,000,000 $3,000,000 $29,000,000 $29,000,000 16.85 23,357,143
Abreu Jose Abreu 36 1B Vet n/a $19,500,000 - $19,500,000 $19,500,000 11.33 19,500,000
McCullers Lance McCullers 29 SP Vet n/a $15,250,000 $700,000 $15,950,000 $15,950,000 9.26 17,000,000
Pressly Ryan Pressly 34 RP/CL Vet n/a $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 8.13 15,000,000
Brantley Michael Brantley 36 LF Vet n/a $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 6.97 12,000,000
Montero Rafael Montero 32 RP Vet n/a $11,500,000 - $11,500,000 $11,500,000 6.68 11,500,000
Neris Hector Neris 34 RP Vet n/a $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 4.65 8,500,000
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez 26 DH Vet 3 $7,000,000 $833,333 $7,833,333 $7,833,333 4.55 19,166,667
Valdez Framber Valdez 29 SP Arb 2 (S2) 2 $6,800,000 - $6,800,000 $6,800,000 3.95 6,800,000
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 36 C Vet n/a $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.32 4,000,000
Stanek Ryne Stanek 31 RP Arb 3 n/a $3,600,000 - $3,600,000 $3,600,000 2.09 3,600,000
Urquidy Jose Urquidy 28 SP Arb 1 2 $3,025,000 - $3,025,000 $3,025,000 1.76 3,025,000
Maton Phil Maton 30 RP Arb 3 n/a $2,550,000 - $2,550,000 $2,550,000 1.48 2,550,000
Dubon Mauricio Dubon 28 CF Arb 1 (S2) 0 $1,400,000 - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 0.81 1,400,000
Taylor Blake Taylor 27 RP Arb 1 2 $830,000 - $830,000 $830,000 0.48 830,000
Tucker Kyle Tucker 26 RF Arb 1 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Javier Cristian Javier 26 SP Arb 1 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Abreu Bryan Abreu 26 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Bannon Rylan Bannon 27 3B Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Bielak Brandon Bielak 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Blanco Ronel Blanco 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Brown Hunter Brown 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Diaz Yainer Diaz 24 C Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Dubin Shawn Dubin 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
France J.P. France 28 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Garcia Luis Garcia 26 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Hensley David Hensley 27 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Lee Korey Lee 24 C Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Madris Bligh Madris 27 OF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Martinez Seth Martinez 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Matijevic J.J. Matijevic 27 2B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
McCormick Chas McCormick 28 CF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Meyers Jake Meyers 27 OF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Mushinski Parker Mushinski 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Paredes Enoli Paredes 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Pena Jeremy Pena 25 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Perez Joe Perez 23 3B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Whitley Forrest Whitley 25 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2023 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
Baez Pedro Baez 35 RP $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.16 0


2023 Deferred Salaries

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Greinke Zack Greinke 39 SP $12,500,000 - $12,500,000 $12,500,000


2023 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $163,955,000 $6,200,000 - $170,154,999 $170,154,999
Est. Arbitration Salaries - - - - $9,062,168
Retained Salary $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Deferred Salary $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000 $12,500,000
Active Total Payroll $165,955,000 $6,200,000 - $172,154,999 $172,154,999
Projected Total Payroll - - - - $181,217,167

 

2023 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Note: Tax figures based on payroll data only. Outside revenue sources will be adjusted when available after the regular season.

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $233,000,000
Est. Active AAV/Payroll $168,228,810
Est. Player Benefits $16,500,000
Est. Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Est. Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Est. Tax Payroll $188,645,476
Est. Arbitration AAV/Payroll $9,062,168
Est. Tax Payroll (Active + Est. Arb + Est. Pre-Arb) $197,707,644

Est. Tax Bill Details
Est. Competitive Balance Tax Space $44,354,524


2023 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
DiazCamilo Diaz 17 SS - $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $2,250,000
RamirezGerman Ramirez 0 SS - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000
ValenciaEsmil Valencia 17 OF - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000