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Houston Astros 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Houston Astros 2020 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Astros – The Athletic

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Active Players (30) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Verlander Justin Verlander 37 SP Vet $33,000,000 - $33,000,000 $33,000,000 15.52 33,000,000
Altuve Jose Altuve 30 2B Vet $26,000,000 $3,000,000 $29,000,000 $29,000,000 13.64 23,357,143
Greinke Zack Greinke 36 SP Vet $32,000,000 $3,000,000 $35,000,000 $24,666,667 11.60 24,083,333
Springer George Springer 30 CF Arb 4 $21,000,000 - $21,000,000 $21,000,000 9.88 21,000,000
Brantley Michael Brantley 33 LF Vet $15,000,000 $1,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 7.53 16,000,000
Reddick Josh Reddick 33 RF Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 6.12 13,000,000
Bregman Alex Bregman 26 3B Arb 1 3 $11,000,000 $1,666,667 $12,666,666 $12,666,666 5.96 20,000,000
Osuna Roberto Osuna 25 RP/CL Arb 3 3 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 4.70 10,000,000
Pressly Ryan Pressly 31 RP Vet $8,750,000 - $8,750,000 $8,750,000 4.12 6,800,000
Gurriel Yulieski Gurriel 36 1B Pre-Arb 2 $8,300,000 $400,000 $8,700,000 $8,700,000 4.09 9,500,000
Correa Carlos Correa 25 SS Arb 2 3 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 3.76 8,000,000
McCullers Lance McCullers 26 SP Arb 3 2 $4,100,000 - $4,100,000 $4,100,000 1.93 4,100,000
Smith Joe Smith 36 RP Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 1.88 4,000,000
Peacock Brad Peacock 32 SP Arb 4 $3,900,000 - $3,900,000 $3,900,000 1.83 3,900,000
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 33 C Vet $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.65 3,500,000
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 29 SS Arb 1 $2,600,000 - $2,600,000 $2,600,000 1.22 2,600,000
Devenski Chris Devenski 29 RP Arb 2 3 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0.94 2,000,000
Biagini Joseph Biagini 30 RP Arb 2 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.47 1,000,000
Garneau Dustin Garneau 32 C Pre-Arb $650,000 - $650,000 $650,000 0.31 650,000
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez 23 DH Pre-Arb 3 $607,000 - $607,000 $607,000 0.29 607,000
James Josh James 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $590,700 - $590,700 $590,700 0.28 590,700
Pruitt Austin Pruitt 30 RP Pre-Arb $584,900 - $584,900 $584,900 0.28 584,900
Valdez Framber Valdez 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $582,200 - $582,200 $582,200 0.27 582,200
Urquidy Jose Urquidy 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $574,600 - $574,600 $574,600 0.27 574,600
Toro-Hernandez Abraham Toro-Hernandez 23 3B Pre-Arb 3 $573,700 - $573,700 $573,700 0.27 573,700
Straw Myles Straw 25 CF Pre-Arb 2 $571,300 - $571,300 $571,300 0.27 571,300
Tucker Kyle Tucker 23 LF Pre-Arb 1 $568,700 - $568,700 $568,700 0.27 568,700
Sneed Cy Sneed 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $568,300 - $568,300 $568,300 0.27 568,300
Abreu Bryan Abreu 23 RP Pre-Arb 2 $567,200 - $567,200 $567,200 0.27 567,200
Perez Cionel Perez 24 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2020 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 24 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2020 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 28 1B $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 0.12 -


2020 Player Pool

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

Player (27) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Armenteros Rogelio Armenteros AAA 26 SP 2 $569,100 - $569,100 $569,100 569,100
Bailey Brandon Bailey AAA 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Bielak Brandon Bielak 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Conine Brett Conine 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Dawson Ronnie Dawson 25 OF - - -0 -0 0
De Goti Alex De Goti 25 SS - - -0 -0 0
Dubin Shawn Dubin 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Emanuel Kent Emanuel AAA 28 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Ferguson Drew Ferguson 27 CF - - -0 -0 0
Garcia Luis Garcia 23 RP - - -0 -0 0
Garza Ralph Garza 26 P - - -0 -0 0
Javier Cristian Javier AAA 23 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Jones Taylor Jones AAA 26 1B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Mayfield Jack Mayfield AAA 29 2B 2 - - -0 -0 0
McCormick Chas McCormick 25 OF - - -0 -0 0
Meyers Jake Meyers 24 OF - - -0 -0 0
Papierski Michael Papierski 24 C - - -0 -0 0
Paredes Enoli Paredes AA 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Ritchie Jamie Ritchie 27 C - - -0 -0 0
Rodriguez Nivaldo Rodriguez AA 23 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Scrubb Andre Scrubb 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Shaver Colton Shaver 24 C - - -0 -0 0
Stubbs Garrett Stubbs AAA 27 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Tanielu Nick Tanielu 27 3B - - -0 -0 0
Taylor Blake Taylor AAA 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Torres Jojanse Torres 24 SP - - -0 -0 0
Whitley Forrest Whitley 22 P - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Santos IIAlex Santos II 18 P - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0.59
BrownTy Brown 21 P - $577,000 $577,000 $577,000 0.27
DanielsZach Daniels 21 OF - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.19
WhitcombShay Whitcomb 21 SS - $56,000 $56,000 $56,000 0.03


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $213,588,600 $9,066,667 - $222,655,266 $212,321,933
Retained Salary $250,000 - - $250,000 $250,000
Total Payroll $213,838,600 $9,066,667 - $222,905,266 $212,571,933

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $212,848,176
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $230,348,176
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-22,348,176
Est. Tax Bill (20%, Surcharge 12%) $4,751,416
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $235,099,592