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 (28) 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 15.08 23,357,143
Bregman Alex Bregman 27 3B Arb 2 3 $11,000,000 $1,666,667 $12,666,666 $12,666,666 6.59 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
McCullers Lance McCullers 27 SP Arb 4 $6,500,000 $583,333 $7,083,333 $7,083,333 3.68 6,500,000
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
Castro Jason Castro 34 C Vet $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.82 3,500,000
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 30 SS Arb 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.56 3,000,000
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
Garcia Yimi Garcia 30 RP Arb 4 $1,900,000 - $1,900,000 $684,405 0.36 684,405
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
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 RP Pre-Arb 3 $599,000 - $599,000 $466,900 0.24 466,900
Graveman Kendall Graveman 30 RP Arb 3 $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $456,960 0.24 456,960
Maton Phil Maton 28 RP Arb 1 1 $975,000 - $975,000 $340,730 0.18 340,730
Meyers Jake Meyers 25 OF Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $196,288 0.10 196,288
Siri Jose Siri 25 CF Arb 1 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $92,010 0.05 92,010
Gonzalez Marwin Gonzalez 32 3B Vet $570,500 - $570,500 $85,876 0.04 85,876
Solomon Peter Solomon 24 P Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $76,675 0.04 76,675


2021 Injured List

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

Player (7) 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 17.16 33,000,000
Greinke Zack Greinke
(10-day, Neck)
37 SP Vet $32,000,000 $3,000,000 $35,000,000 $24,666,667 12.83 24,083,333
Brantley Michael Brantley
(10-day, Knee)
34 LF Vet $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 8.32 16,000,000
Baez Pedro Baez
(10-day, Shoulder)
33 RP Vet $4,500,000 $250,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 2.47 6,250,000
Montero Rafael Montero
(60-day, Shoulder)
30 RP Arb 3 $2,250,000 - $2,250,000 $1,427,404 0.74 1,427,404
Emanuel Kent Emanuel
(60-day, Elbow)
29 P Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $499,921 0.26 499,921
Nova Freudis Nova
(60-day, Knee-acl)
0 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (8) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Smith Joe Smith 37 RP $2,537,660 - $2,537,660 $2,537,660 1.32 2,537,660
Pruitt Austin Pruitt 31 RP $395,060 - $395,060 $395,060 0.21 395,060
Straw Myles Straw 26 CF $384,090 - $384,090 $384,090 0.20 384,090
Toro-Hernandez Abraham Toro-Hernandez 24 3B $371,107 - $371,107 $371,107 0.19 371,107
Singleton Jon Singleton 29 1B $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 0.13 -
Garza Ralph Garza 27 P $101,211 - $101,211 $101,211 0.05 101,211
Rodriguez Nivaldo Rodriguez 24 P $92,010 - $92,010 $92,010 0.05 92,010
Hartman Ryan Hartman 27 P $3,067 - $3,067 $3,067 0.00 3,067


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (15) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
James Josh James 28 RP 3 $602,000 - $602,000 $443,469 443,469
Scrubb Andre Scrubb 26 RP 3 $601,600 - $601,600 $459,228 459,228
Paredes Enoli Paredes 25 RP 3 $596,900 - $596,900 $497,395 497,395
Abreu Bryan Abreu 24 RP 1 $574,100 - $574,100 $407,484 407,484
Jones Taylor Jones 27 1B 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $303,633 303,633
Martinez Seth Martinez 0 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Stubbs Garrett Stubbs 28 C 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $184,020 184,020
Wilson Jacob Wilson 30 2B $570,500 - $570,500 $58,273 58,273
Solis Jairo Solis 0 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Whitley Forrest Whitley 23 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Garcia Robel Garcia 28 2B 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $393,246 393,246
Dawson Ronnie Dawson 26 OF 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
De Goti Alex De Goti 26 SS 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Ivey Tyler Ivey 25 P 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Alberto Rivera Jose Alberto Rivera 24 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (8) 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
WhitakerTyler Whitaker 18 OF - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.78
McDermottChayce McDermott 22 P - $372,500 $372,500 $372,500 0.19
Del RosarioRich Del Rosario 0 OF - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.16
ArrighettiSpencer Arrighetti 21 P - $147,500 $147,500 $147,500 0.08
GordonColton Gordon 22 P - $127,500 $127,500 $127,500 0.07
KatoKobe Kato 22 2B - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
KoubaRhett Kouba 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
SalgadoBryant Salgado 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
StevensChad Stevens 22 SS - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
SwansonNic Swanson 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
WilliamsJustin Williams 21 3B - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
ChaidezAdrian Chaidez 22 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.04
LoperfidoJoey Loperfido 22 OF - $72,500 $72,500 $72,500 0.04
BrownAaron Brown 22 P - $57,500 $57,500 $57,500 0.03
WagnerWill Wagner 22 2B - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.03
HamiltonQuincy Hamilton 23 OF - $47,500 $47,500 $47,500 0.02
SandleMichael Sandle 22 OF - $47,500 $47,500 $47,500 0.02


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $100,400,900 $9,250,000 - $109,650,899 $105,004,633
Injured Reserve Money $88,320,500 $3,250,000 - $91,570,500 $80,343,992
Retained Salary $4,134,205 - - $4,134,205 $4,134,205
Buried Minor Salary $6,948,600 - - $6,948,600 $2,805,021
Total Payroll $199,804,205 $12,500,000 - $212,304,204 $192,287,851

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $191,441,927
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $209,191,927
Comp. Balance Tax Space $808,073