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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 (27) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Altuve Jose Altuve 31 2B Vet $26,000,000 $3,000,000 $29,000,000 $29,000,000 15.08 23,357,143
Greinke Zack Greinke 37 SP Vet $32,000,000 $3,000,000 $35,000,000 $24,666,667 12.83 24,083,333
Brantley Michael Brantley 34 LF Vet $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 8.32 16,000,000
Correa Carlos Correa 26 SS Arb 3 $11,700,000 - $11,700,000 $11,700,000 6.08 11,700,000
Odorizzi Jake Odorizzi 31 SP Vet $6,000,000 $3,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 4.68 7,833,333
Pressly Ryan Pressly 32 RP/CL Vet $8,750,000 - $8,750,000 $8,750,000 4.55 6,800,000
McCullers Lance McCullers 27 SP Arb 4 $6,500,000 $583,333 $7,083,333 $7,083,333 3.68 6,500,000
Gurriel Yulieski Gurriel 37 1B Pre-Arb 2 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.38 7,000,000
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 34 C Vet $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.82 3,500,000
Castro Jason Castro 34 C Vet $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.82 3,500,000
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 30 SS Arb 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.56 3,000,000
Montero Rafael Montero 30 RP Arb 3 $2,250,000 - $2,250,000 $1,427,404 0.74 1,427,404
Stanek Ryne Stanek 29 RP Arb 1 1 $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.57 1,100,000
Garcia Yimi Garcia 30 RP/CL Arb 4 $1,900,000 - $1,900,000 $684,405 0.36 684,405
Valdez Framber Valdez 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 $637,300 - $637,300 $637,300 0.33 637,300
Tucker Kyle Tucker 24 RF Pre-Arb 1 $624,300 - $624,300 $624,300 0.32 624,300
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez 24 DH Pre-Arb 3 $609,000 - $609,000 $609,000 0.32 609,000
Taylor Blake Taylor 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $599,100 - $599,100 $599,100 0.31 599,100
Javier Cristian Javier 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $620,400 - $620,400 $580,290 0.30 580,290
Garcia Luis Garcia 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $580,100 - $580,100 $580,100 0.30 580,100
Abreu Bryan Abreu 24 RP Pre-Arb 1 $574,100 - $574,100 $574,100 0.30 574,100
McCormick Chas McCormick 26 OF Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.30 570,500
Bielak Brandon Bielak 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $599,000 - $599,000 $566,720 0.29 566,720
Garcia Robel Garcia 28 2B Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $558,659 0.29 558,659
Graveman Kendall Graveman 30 RP/CL Arb 3 $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $456,960 0.24 456,960
Maton Phil Maton 28 RP Arb 1 1 $975,000 - $975,000 $340,730 0.18 340,730
Stubbs Garrett Stubbs 28 C Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $340,437 0.18 340,437


2021 Injured List

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

Player (8) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Verlander Justin Verlander
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
38 SP Vet $33,000,000 - $33,000,000 $33,000,000 17.16 33,000,000
Bregman Alex Bregman
(10-day, Quad)
27 3B Arb 2 3 $11,000,000 $1,666,667 $12,666,666 $12,666,666 6.59 20,000,000
Baez Pedro Baez
(60-day, Shoulder)
33 RP Vet $4,500,000 $250,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 2.47 6,250,000
Raley Brooks Raley
(10-day, Covid-19)
33 RP Pre-Arb $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.04 2,000,000
Urquidy Jose Urquidy
(10-day, Shoulder)
26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $604,200 - $604,200 $604,200 0.31 604,200
James Josh James
(60-day, Hip)
28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $602,000 - $602,000 $602,000 0.31 602,000
Scrubb Andre Scrubb
(10-day, Shoulder)
26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $601,600 - $601,600 $514,206 0.27 514,206
Emanuel Kent Emanuel
(60-day, Elbow)
29 P Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $499,921 0.26 499,921


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (6) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Smith Joe Smith 37 RP $2,537,660 - $2,537,660 $2,537,660 1.32 2,537,660
Pruitt Austin Pruitt 31 RP $395,060 - $395,060 $395,060 0.21 395,060
Straw Myles Straw 26 CF $384,090 - $384,090 $384,090 0.20 384,090
Toro-Hernandez Abraham Toro-Hernandez 24 3B $371,107 - $371,107 $371,107 0.19 371,107
Singleton Jon Singleton 29 1B $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 0.13 -
Hartman Ryan Hartman 27 P $3,067 - $3,067 $3,067 0.00 3,067


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
Paredes Enoli Paredes 25 RP 3 $596,900 - $596,900 $301,646 301,646
Garza Ralph Garza 27 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $101,211 101,211
Ivey Tyler Ivey 25 P 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Jones Taylor Jones 27 1B 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $177,886 177,886
Rodriguez Nivaldo Rodriguez 24 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $92,010 92,010
Solomon Peter Solomon 24 P 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $42,938 42,938
Nova Freudis Nova 0 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Solis Jairo Solis 0 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Whitley Forrest Whitley 23 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Dawson Ronnie Dawson 26 OF 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
De Goti Alex De Goti 26 SS 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Martes Francis Martes 25 RP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0
Alberto Rivera Jose Alberto Rivera 24 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Siri Jose Siri 25 CF 1 - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (6) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
LeonPedro Leon 0 OF - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.08
WhitakerTyler Whitaker 18 OF - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.78
McDermottChayce McDermott 22 P - $372,500 $372,500 $372,500 0.19
Del RosarioRich Del Rosario 0 OF - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.16
ArrighettiSpencer Arrighetti 21 P - $147,500 $147,500 $147,500 0.08
GordonColton Gordon 22 P - $127,500 $127,500 $127,500 0.07
KatoKobe Kato 22 2B - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
KoubaRhett Kouba 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
SalgadoBryant Salgado 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
StevensChad Stevens 22 SS - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
SwansonNic Swanson 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
WilliamsJustin Williams 21 3B - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
ChaidezAdrian Chaidez 22 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.04
LoperfidoJoey Loperfido 22 OF - $72,500 $72,500 $72,500 0.04
BrownAaron Brown 22 P - $57,500 $57,500 $57,500 0.03
WagnerWill Wagner 22 2B - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.03
HamiltonQuincy Hamilton 23 OF - $47,500 $47,500 $47,500 0.02
SandleMichael Sandle 22 OF - $47,500 $47,500 $47,500 0.02


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $136,489,800 $10,583,333 - $147,073,133 $132,950,005
Injured Reserve Money $52,878,300 $1,916,667 - $54,794,966 $54,636,993
Retained Salary $3,940,984 - - $3,940,984 $3,940,984
Buried Minor Salary $4,590,400 - - $4,590,400 $755,562
Total Payroll $197,899,484 $12,500,000 - $210,399,483 $192,283,544

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $191,440,687
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $209,440,687
Comp. Balance Tax Space $559,313