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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 (29) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Verlander Justin Verlander 38 SP Vet $33,000,000 - $33,000,000 $33,000,000 18.88 33,000,000
Altuve Jose Altuve 31 2B Vet $26,000,000 $3,000,000 $29,000,000 $29,000,000 16.60 23,357,143
Greinke Zack Greinke 37 SP Vet $32,000,000 $3,000,000 $35,000,000 $24,666,667 14.12 24,083,333
Brantley Michael Brantley 34 LF Vet $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 9.16 16,000,000
Bregman Alex Bregman 27 3B Arb 2 3 $11,000,000 $1,666,667 $12,666,666 $12,666,666 7.25 20,000,000
Correa Carlos Correa 26 SS Arb 3 $11,700,000 - $11,700,000 $11,700,000 6.70 11,700,000
Pressly Ryan Pressly 32 RP/CL Vet $8,750,000 - $8,750,000 $8,750,000 5.01 6,800,000
Gurriel Yulieski Gurriel 37 1B Pre-Arb 2 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.72 7,000,000
McCullers Lance McCullers 27 SP Arb 4 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.72 6,500,000
Baez Pedro Baez 33 RP Vet $4,500,000 $250,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 2.72 6,250,000
Smith Joe Smith 37 RP Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.29 4,000,000
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 34 C Vet $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 2.00 3,500,000
Castro Jason Castro 34 C Vet $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 2.00 3,500,000
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 30 SS Arb 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.72 3,000,000
Cishek Steve Cishek 35 RP Vet $2,250,000 - $2,250,000 $2,250,000 1.29 2,250,000
Raley Brooks Raley 33 RP Pre-Arb $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.14 2,000,000
Stanek Ryne Stanek 29 RP Arb 1 1 $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.63 1,100,000
Souza Steven Souza 32 RF Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.57 1,000,000
Pruitt Austin Pruitt 31 RP Pre-Arb $617,500 - $617,500 $617,500 0.35 617,500
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez 24 DH Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
James Josh James 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Javier Cristian Javier 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Paredes Enoli Paredes 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Straw Myles Straw 26 CF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Taylor Blake Taylor 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Toro-Hernandez Abraham Toro-Hernandez 24 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Tucker Kyle Tucker 24 RF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Urquidy Jose Urquidy 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Valdez Framber Valdez 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


2021 Reserve/Suspended

Salaries from players who have been suspended, still counting against the payroll.

Player (2) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Emanuel Kent Emanuel 29 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Martes Francis Martes 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


2021 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 29 1B $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 0.14 -


2021 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
Lux. Tax Salary
Abreu Bryan Abreu 24 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Bielak Brandon Bielak 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Garcia Luis Garcia 24 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Ivey Tyler Ivey 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Jones Taylor Jones 27 1B 2 - - -0 -0 0
McCormick Chas McCormick 26 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Nova Freudis Nova 0 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Rodriguez Nivaldo Rodriguez 24 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Scrubb Andre Scrubb 26 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Solis Jairo Solis 0 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Solomon Peter Solomon 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Stubbs Garrett Stubbs 28 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Whitley Forrest Whitley 23 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Siri Jose Siri 25 CF 1 - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
LeonPedro Leon 0 OF - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.29
Del RosarioRich Del Rosario 0 OF - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.17


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $175,917,500 $8,916,667 - $184,834,166 $174,500,833
Retained Salary $250,000 - - $250,000 $250,000
Total Payroll $176,167,500 $8,916,667 - $185,084,166 $174,750,833

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $178,157,976
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $196,157,976
Comp. Balance Tax Space $13,842,024