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Houston Astros 2019 Payroll

An updated look at the Houston Astros 2019 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (34) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Verlander Justin Verlander 36 SP Vet $28,000,000 - $28,075,000 $20,000,000 11.85 17,714,286
Brantley Michael Brantley 32 LF Vet $15,000,000 $1,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 9.48 16,000,000
Cole Gerrit Cole 28 SP Arb 3 3 $13,500,000 - $13,500,000 $13,500,000 8.00 13,500,000
Reddick Josh Reddick 32 RF Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 7.70 13,000,000
Springer George Springer 29 CF Arb 3 3 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 7.11 12,000,000
Gurriel Yulieski Gurriel 35 1B Pre-Arb 2 $10,000,000 $400,000 $10,400,000 $10,400,000 6.16 9,500,000
Altuve Jose Altuve 29 2B Vet $6,500,000 $3,000,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 5.63 23,357,143
Smith Joe Smith 35 RP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 4.74 7,500,000
Osuna Roberto Osuna 24 RP/CL Arb 2 3 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.85 6,500,000
Chirinos Robinson Chirinos 35 C Vet $5,750,000 - $5,750,000 $5,750,000 3.41 5,750,000
Correa Carlos Correa 24 SS Arb 1 3 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.96 5,000,000
Miley Wade Miley 32 SP Vet $4,500,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.96 4,500,000
Greinke Zack Greinke 35 SP Vet $31,500,000 $3,000,000 $34,500,000 $4,537,635 2.69 7,768,816
Rondon Hector Rondon 31 RP Vet $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 2.67 4,250,000
Harris Will Harris 34 RP Arb 3 1 $4,225,000 - $4,225,000 $4,225,000 2.50 4,225,000
Peacock Brad Peacock 31 SP Arb 3 $3,110,000 - $3,110,000 $3,110,000 1.84 3,110,000
Pressly Ryan Pressly 30 RP Arb 3 $2,900,000 - $2,900,000 $2,900,000 1.72 6,800,000
Bregman Alex Bregman 25 3B Pre-Arb 3 $640,500 $1,666,667 $2,307,166 $2,307,166 1.37 640,500
Marisnick Jake Marisnick 28 CF Arb 3 1 $2,212,500 - $2,212,500 $2,212,500 1.31 2,212,500
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 28 SS Pre-Arb 1 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.18 2,000,000
Devenski Chris Devenski 28 RP Arb 1 3 $1,525,000 - $1,525,000 $1,525,000 0.90 1,525,000
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 32 C Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $806,452 0.48 806,452
James Josh James 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $566,800 - $566,800 $566,800 0.34 566,800
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez 22 1B Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $337,192 0.20 337,192
Sneed Cy Sneed 26 P Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $202,912 0.12 202,912
Biagini Joseph Biagini 29 RP Arb 1 2 $900,000 - $900,000 $183,882 0.11 183,882
Stubbs Garrett Stubbs 26 C Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $179,040 0.11 179,040
Urquidy Jose Urquidy 24 SP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $152,184 0.09 152,184
Valdez Framber Valdez 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $566,600 - $566,600 $124,886 0.07 124,886
Mayfield Jack Mayfield 28 2B Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $122,344 0.07 122,344
Perez Cionel Perez 23 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $119,360 0.07 113,392
Toro-Hernandez Abraham Toro-Hernandez 22 3B Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $113,392 0.07 113,392
Tucker Kyle Tucker 22 LF Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $83,552 0.05 83,552
Abreu Bryan Abreu 22 RP Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $77,584 0.05 77,584


2019 Injured List

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

Player (4) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
McHugh Collin McHugh (10-day) 32 RP Arb 3 1 $5,800,000 - $5,800,000 $5,800,000 3.44 5,800,000
McCullers Lance McCullers (60-day) 25 SP Arb 2 2 $4,100,000 - $4,100,000 $4,100,000 2.43 4,100,000
Sanchez Aaron Sanchez (10-day) 26 SP Arb 2 3 $3,900,000 - $3,900,000 $1,258,065 0.75 1,258,065
Martes Francis Martes (10-day) 23 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.33 575,000


2019 Retained Salaries

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

Player (9) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Singleton Jon Singleton 27 1B $500,000 - $500,000 $500,000 0.30 -
Stassi Max Stassi 28 C $397,447 - $397,447 $397,447 0.24 397,447
White Tyler White 28 DH $376,065 - $376,065 $376,065 0.22 376,065
Kemp Tony Kemp 27 LF $185,142 - $185,142 $185,142 0.11 185,142
Reed A.J. Reed 26 1B $73,621 - $73,621 $73,621 0.04 73,621
Martin Corbin Martin 23 SP $68,632 - $68,632 $68,632 0.04 68,632
Fisher Derek Fisher 25 RF $63,168 - $63,168 $63,168 0.04 63,168
Guduan Reymin Guduan 27 RP $62,664 - $62,664 $62,664 0.04 62,664
Rodgers Brady Rodgers 28 RP $50,728 - $50,728 $50,728 0.03 50,728


2019 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
Deetz Dean Deetz AAA 25 RP 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Ferguson Drew Ferguson AAA 26 CF $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Paulino Felipe Paulino 35 SP $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 555,000
Straw Myles Straw 24 CF 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $220,816 220,816
Armenteros Rogelio Armenteros 25 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $56,696 56,696
De Goti Alex De Goti AAA 24 SS - - -0 -0 0
Emanuel Kent Emanuel AAA 27 P - - -0 -0 0
Garza Ralph Garza AAA 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Hartman Ryan Hartman AAA 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Jones Taylor Jones AAA 25 1B - - -0 -0 0
McCurry Brendan McCurry AAA 27 P - - -0 -0 0
Ritchie Jamie Ritchie AAA 26 C - - -0 -0 0
Tanielu Nick Tanielu AAA 26 3B - - -0 -0 0
Whitley Forrest Whitley AAA 21 P - - -0 -0 0


2019 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (9) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
LorenzoDauri Lorenzo 0 SS - $1,800,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 1.07
LeeKorey Lee 20 C - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 1.04
BarberColin Barber 18 CF - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.59
KessingerGrae Kessinger 21 SS - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.44
BrewerJordan Brewer 21 CF - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.30
GustoRyan Gusto 20 P - $421,699 $421,699 $421,699 0.25
BrownHunter Brown 20 P - $325,000 $325,000 $325,000 0.19
NixJames Nix 21 RF - $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 0.15
HolcombKevin Holcomb 20 P - $175,000 $175,000 $175,000 0.10
BarefootMatthew Barefoot 21 CF - $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 0.09
GuerreroLuis Guerrero 20 CF - $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 0.09
HenleyBlair Henley 22 P - $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 0.09
BattenfieldPeyton Battenfield 21 P - $148,400 $148,400 $148,400 0.09
GayleGarrett Gayle 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
StubbsC.J. Stubbs 22 C - $85,000 $85,000 $85,000 0.05
WestDerek West 22 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.04
McDonaldCole McDonald 22 P - $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00
SantanderJuan Vicente Santander 0 C - - -0 -0 0.00


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $155,036,881
Injured Reserve Money $11,713,065
Retained Salary $1,777,467
Buried Minor Salary $277,512
Total Payroll $168,804,925
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $189,891,400 $9,066,667 $675,000 $199,533,066 $155,036,881
Injured Reserve Money $14,355,000 - - $14,355,000 $11,713,065
Retained Salary $1,777,467 - - $1,777,467 $1,777,467
Buried Minor Salary $1,110,000 - - $1,110,000 $277,512
Total Payroll $207,133,867 $9,066,667 $675,000 $216,775,533 $168,804,925

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $179,254,901
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $193,754,901
Comp. Balance Tax Space $12,245,099