Houston Astros

Houston Astros 2020 Payroll

Astros 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Houston Astros 2020 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Astros – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (28) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Altuve Jose Altuve 30 2B Vet $26,000,000 $3,000,000 - $29,000,000 $12,703,704 15.39 23,357,143
Springer George Springer 30 CF Arb 4 $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000 $7,777,778 9.42 21,000,000
Greinke Zack Greinke 36 SP Vet $32,000,000 $3,000,000 - $35,000,000 $6,950,617 8.42 24,083,333
Brantley Michael Brantley 33 LF Vet $15,000,000 $1,000,000 - $16,000,000 $6,555,556 7.94 16,000,000
Bregman Alex Bregman 26 3B Arb 1 $11,000,000 $1,666,667 - $12,666,666 $5,740,741 6.96 20,000,000
Reddick Josh Reddick 33 RF Vet $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000 $4,814,815 5.83 13,000,000
Gurriel Yulieski Gurriel 36 1B Pre-Arb $8,300,000 $400,000 - $8,700,000 $3,474,074 4.21 9,500,000
Pressly Ryan Pressly 31 RP/CL Vet $8,750,000 - - $8,750,000 $3,240,741 3.93 6,800,000
Correa Carlos Correa 25 SS Arb 2 $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $2,962,963 3.59 8,000,000
McCullers Lance McCullers 26 SP Arb 3 $4,100,000 - - $4,100,000 $1,518,519 1.84 4,100,000
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 33 C Vet $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $1,296,296 1.57 3,500,000
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 29 SS Arb 1 $2,600,000 - - $2,600,000 $962,963 1.17 2,600,000
Garneau Dustin Garneau 32 C Pre-Arb $650,000 - $9,300 $659,300 $250,041 0.30 250,041
James Josh James 27 SP Pre-Arb $590,700 - - $590,700 $218,778 0.27 218,778
Valdez Framber Valdez 26 SP Pre-Arb $582,200 - - $582,200 $215,630 0.26 212,815
Urquidy Jose Urquidy 25 SP Pre-Arb $574,600 - - $574,600 $212,815 0.26 212,815
Toro-Hernandez Abraham Toro-Hernandez 23 3B Pre-Arb $573,700 - - $573,700 $212,481 0.26 212,481
Straw Myles Straw 25 CF Pre-Arb $571,300 - - $571,300 $211,593 0.26 211,593
Tucker Kyle Tucker 23 LF Pre-Arb $568,700 - - $568,700 $210,630 0.26 210,630
Sneed Cy Sneed 27 RP Pre-Arb $568,300 - - $568,300 $210,481 0.26 210,481
Javier Cristian Javier 23 SP Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $208,704 0.25 208,704
Paredes Enoli Paredes 24 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $208,704 0.25 208,704
Taylor Blake Taylor 24 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $208,704 0.25 208,704
Scrubb Andre Scrubb 25 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $193,129 0.23 193,129
Mayfield Jack Mayfield 29 2B Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $180,670 0.22 180,670
Raley Brooks Raley 32 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $152,635 0.18 152,635
Garcia Luis Garcia 23 RP Pre-Arb $18,690 - - $18,690 $93,450 0.11 93,450
Rodriguez Nivaldo Rodriguez 23 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $62,300 0.08 62,300


2020 Injured List

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

Player (7) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Verlander Justin Verlander
(10-day, Arm)
37 SP Vet $33,000,000 - - $33,000,000 $12,222,222 14.81 33,000,000
Osuna Roberto Osuna
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
25 RP/CL Arb 3 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $3,703,704 4.49 10,000,000
Peacock Brad Peacock
(10-day, Shoulder)
32 RP Arb 4 $3,900,000 - - $3,900,000 $1,444,444 1.75 3,900,000
Devenski Chris Devenski
(10-day, Elbow)
29 RP Arb 2 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $740,741 0.90 2,000,000
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez
(60-day, Knee)
23 DH Pre-Arb $607,000 - - $607,000 $224,815 0.27 224,815
Pruitt Austin Pruitt
(60-day, Elbow)
30 RP Pre-Arb $584,900 - - $584,900 $216,630 0.26 216,630
Armenteros Rogelio Armenteros
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
26 SP Pre-Arb $569,100 - - $569,100 $210,778 0.26 210,778


2020 Reserve/Exempt

Salaries from players who are exempt, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Smith Joe Smith 36 RP $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $1,481,481 1.79 0


2020 Reserve/Suspended

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Emanuel Kent Emanuel 28 P Pre-Arb - - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Martes Francis Martes 24 RP Pre-Arb - - - -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 Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Singleton Jon Singleton 28 1B $250,000 - - $250,000 $250,000 0.30 -


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $161,892,690 $9,066,667 $9,300 $170,968,656 $61,049,512
Injured Reserve Money $50,661,000 - - $50,661,000 $18,763,334
Reserve/Exempt Money $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $1,481,481
Retained Salary $250,000 - - $250,000 $250,000
Total Payroll $216,803,690 $9,066,667 $9,300 $225,879,656 $81,544,327

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $204,540,629
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $221,790,629
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-13,790,629
Est. Tax Bill (20%) $2,758,126
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $224,548,755


2020 Player Pool

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

Player (10) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Abreu Bryan Abreu 23 RP $567,200 - - $567,200 $47,025 47,025
Bailey Brandon Bailey 25 RP $563,500 - - $563,500 $74,760 74,760
Bielak Brandon Bielak 24 RP $563,500 - - $563,500 $193,130 193,130
Castellanos Humberto Castellanos 22 RP $563,500 - - $563,500 $96,565 96,565
De Jong Chase De Jong 26 SP $563,500 - - $563,500 $24,920 24,920
Jones Taylor Jones 26 1B $563,500 - - $563,500 $52,955 52,955
Perez Cionel Perez 24 RP $563,500 - - $563,500 $80,990 80,990
Sanabria Carlos Sanabria 23 RP $563,500 - - $563,500 $34,265 34,265
Stubbs Garrett Stubbs 27 C $563,500 - - $563,500 $149,520 149,520
Biagini Joseph Biagini 30 RP $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $237,704 1,000,000
 

2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Santos IIAlex Santos II 18 P - $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000
BrownTy Brown 21 P - $577,000 - $577,000 $577,000
DanielsZach Daniels 21 OF - $400,000 - $400,000 $400,000
WhitcombShay Whitcomb 21 SS - $56,000 - $56,000 $56,000
EndersbyJimmy Endersby 22 P - $20,000 - $20,000 $20,000