Houston Astros

Houston Astros 2022 Payroll

Astros 2022 Payroll

An updated look at the Houston Astros 2022 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Astros – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (27) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Altuve Jose Altuve 32 2B Vet $26,000,000 $3,000,000 $29,000,000 $29,000,000 18.37 23,357,143
Verlander Justin Verlander 39 SP Vet $25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $25,000,000 15.84 25,000,000
Brantley Michael Brantley 35 LF Vet $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 10.14 16,000,000
McCullers Lance McCullers 28 SP Vet $15,250,000 $583,333 $15,833,333 $15,833,333 10.03 17,000,000
Bregman Alex Bregman 28 3B Arb 3 3 $11,000,000 $1,666,667 $12,666,666 $12,666,666 8.02 20,000,000
Pressly Ryan Pressly 33 RP/CL Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 6.34 10,000,000
Gurriel Yulieski Gurriel 38 1B Pre-Arb 2 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.07 8,000,000
Neris Hector Neris 33 RP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.07 8,500,000
Odorizzi Jake Odorizzi 32 SP Vet $5,000,000 $3,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.07 7,833,333
Baez Pedro Baez 34 RP Vet $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 3.48 6,250,000
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 35 C Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.17 5,000,000
Castro Jason Castro 35 C Vet $3,250,000 $1,000,000 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 2.69 3,500,000
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 31 SS Arb 3 $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.53 4,000,000
Montero Rafael Montero 31 RP Arb 4 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $3,100,000 1.96 3,100,000
Stanek Ryne Stanek 30 RP Arb 2 1 $2,100,000 - $2,100,000 $2,100,000 1.33 2,100,000
Maton Phil Maton 29 RP Arb 2 1 $1,400,000 - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 0.89 1,400,000
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez 25 DH Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Garcia Luis Garcia 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Jones Taylor Jones 28 1B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
McCormick Chas McCormick 27 CF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Meyers Jake Meyers 26 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Pena Jeremy Pena 24 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Siri Jose Siri 26 CF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Taylor Blake Taylor 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Tucker Kyle Tucker 25 RF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Urquidy Jose Urquidy 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Valdez Framber Valdez 28 SP Arb 1 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


2022 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 38 SP $12,500,000 - $12,500,000 $12,500,000


2022 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $148,600,000 $9,250,000 - $157,849,999 $157,849,999
Deferred Salary $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000 $12,500,000
Total Payroll $148,600,000 $9,250,000 - $157,849,999 $157,849,999

 

2022 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $167,365,476
Estimated Player Benefits $16,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $185,615,476
Comp. Balance Tax Space $24,384,524


2022 Minor

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

Player (13) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
James Josh James AAA 29 RP 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 700,000
Abreu Bryan Abreu AAA 25 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Bermudez Jonathan Bermudez AAA 26 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Bielak Brandon Bielak AAA 26 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Dubin Shawn Dubin AAA 26 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Ivey Tyler Ivey AAA 26 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Javier Cristian Javier AAA 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Martinez Seth Martinez AAA 27 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Paredes Enoli Paredes AAA 26 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Perez Joe Perez AAA 22 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Solis Jairo Solis AA 22 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Solomon Peter Solomon AAA 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Whitley Forrest Whitley AAA 24 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
 

2022 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (0) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
BaezLuis Baez 0 OF - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000
GomezKenny Gomez 0 OF - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000
CapellánSamuel Capellán 0 SS - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000
RamirezRafael Ramirez 0 3B - $360,000 $360,000 $360,000