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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 (27) 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 15.96 33,000,000
Altuve Jose Altuve 30 2B Vet $26,000,000 $3,000,000 $29,000,000 $29,000,000 14.02 23,357,143
Greinke Zack Greinke 36 SP Vet $32,000,000 $3,000,000 $35,000,000 $24,666,667 11.93 24,083,333
Springer George Springer 30 CF Arb 4 $21,000,000 - $21,000,000 $21,000,000 10.16 21,000,000
Brantley Michael Brantley 33 LF Vet $15,000,000 $1,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 7.74 16,000,000
Reddick Josh Reddick 33 RF Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 6.29 13,000,000
Bregman Alex Bregman 26 3B Arb 1 3 $11,000,000 $1,666,667 $12,666,666 $12,666,666 6.13 20,000,000
Osuna Roberto Osuna 25 RP/CL Arb 3 3 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 4.84 10,000,000
Pressly Ryan Pressly 31 RP Vet $8,750,000 - $8,750,000 $8,750,000 4.23 6,800,000
Gurriel Yulieski Gurriel 36 1B Pre-Arb 2 $8,300,000 $400,000 $8,700,000 $8,700,000 4.21 9,500,000
Correa Carlos Correa 25 SS Arb 2 3 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 3.87 8,000,000
McCullers Lance McCullers 26 SP Arb 3 2 $4,100,000 - $4,100,000 $4,100,000 1.98 4,100,000
Smith Joe Smith 36 RP Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 1.93 4,000,000
Peacock Brad Peacock 32 SP Arb 4 $3,900,000 - $3,900,000 $3,900,000 1.89 3,900,000
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 33 C Vet $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.69 3,500,000
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 29 SS Arb 1 $2,600,000 - $2,600,000 $2,600,000 1.26 2,600,000
Devenski Chris Devenski 29 RP Arb 2 3 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0.97 2,000,000
Biagini Joseph Biagini 30 RP Arb 2 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.48 1,000,000
Garneau Dustin Garneau 32 C Pre-Arb $650,000 - $650,000 $650,000 0.31 650,000
Abreu Bryan Abreu 23 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez 23 DH Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
James Josh James 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Pruitt Austin Pruitt 30 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Straw Myles Straw 25 CF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Tucker Kyle Tucker 23 LF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Urquidy Jose Urquidy 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Valdez Framber Valdez 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500


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 % Tax Payroll
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 % Tax Payroll
Singleton Jon Singleton 28 1B $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 0.12 -


2020 Minor/In the System

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

Player (14) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Armenteros Rogelio Armenteros AAA 26 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Bailey Brandon Bailey AAA 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Deetz Dean Deetz AAA 26 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Emanuel Kent Emanuel AAA 28 P 3 - - -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
Paredes Enoli Paredes AA 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Perez Cionel Perez AAA 24 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Rodriguez Nivaldo Rodriguez AA 23 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Sneed Cy Sneed AAA 27 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Stubbs Garrett Stubbs AAA 27 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Taylor Blake Taylor AAA 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Toro-Hernandez Abraham Toro-Hernandez AAA 23 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $206,533,333
Retained Salary $250,000
Total Payroll $206,783,333
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $207,800,000 $9,066,667 - $216,866,666 $206,533,333
Retained Salary $250,000 - - $250,000 $250,000
Total Payroll $208,050,000 $9,066,667 - $217,116,666 $206,783,333

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $211,158,476
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $228,658,476
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-20,658,476
Est. Tax Bill (20%, Surcharge 12%) $4,210,712
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $232,869,188