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 (28) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives 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 14.91 23,357,143
Greinke Zack Greinke 37 SP Vet $32,000,000 $3,000,000 - $35,000,000 $24,666,667 12.68 24,083,333
Brantley Michael Brantley 34 LF Vet $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 8.23 16,000,000
Bregman Alex Bregman 27 3B Arb 2 $11,000,000 $1,666,667 - $12,666,666 $12,666,666 6.51 20,000,000
Correa Carlos Correa 26 SS Arb 3 $11,700,000 - - $11,700,000 $11,700,000 6.02 11,700,000
Odorizzi Jake Odorizzi 31 SP Vet $6,000,000 $3,000,000 - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 4.63 7,833,333
Pressly Ryan Pressly 32 RP/CL Vet $8,750,000 - - $8,750,000 $8,750,000 4.50 6,800,000
Gurriel Yulieski Gurriel 37 1B Pre-Arb $6,500,000 - $2,000,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 4.37 7,000,000
McCullers Lance McCullers 27 SP Arb 4 $6,500,000 $583,333 - $7,083,333 $7,083,333 3.64 6,500,000
Maldonado Martin Maldonado 34 C Vet $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.80 3,500,000
Castro Jason Castro 34 C Vet $2,500,000 $1,000,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.80 3,500,000
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 30 SS Arb 2 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.54 3,000,000
Raley Brooks Raley 33 RP Pre-Arb $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.03 2,000,000
Stanek Ryne Stanek 29 RP Arb 1 $1,100,000 - - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.57 1,100,000
Garcia Yimi Garcia 30 RP Arb 4 $1,900,000 - - $1,900,000 $684,405 0.35 684,405
Valdez Framber Valdez 27 SP Pre-Arb $637,300 - - $637,300 $637,300 0.33 637,300
Tucker Kyle Tucker 24 RF Pre-Arb $624,300 - - $624,300 $624,300 0.32 624,300
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez 24 DH Pre-Arb $609,000 - - $609,000 $609,000 0.31 609,000
Urquidy Jose Urquidy 26 SP Pre-Arb $604,200 - - $604,200 $604,200 0.31 604,200
Taylor Blake Taylor 25 RP Pre-Arb $599,100 - - $599,100 $599,100 0.31 599,100
Javier Cristian Javier 24 SP Pre-Arb $620,400 - - $620,400 $580,290 0.30 580,290
Garcia Luis Garcia 24 RP Pre-Arb $580,100 - - $580,100 $580,100 0.30 580,100
McCormick Chas McCormick 26 OF Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $570,500 0.29 570,500
Graveman Kendall Graveman 30 RP Arb 3 $1,250,000 - $500,000 $1,750,000 $456,960 0.23 456,960
Maton Phil Maton 28 RP Arb 1 $975,000 - - $975,000 $340,730 0.18 340,730
Meyers Jake Meyers 25 OF Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $196,288 0.10 196,288
Siri Jose Siri 25 CF Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $92,010 0.05 92,010
Gonzalez Marwin Gonzalez 32 3B Vet $570,500 - - $570,500 $85,876 0.04 85,876


2021 Injured List

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

Player (6) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives 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 16.97 33,000,000
Baez Pedro Baez
(10-day, Shoulder)
33 RP Vet $4,500,000 $250,000 - $4,750,000 $4,750,000 2.44 6,250,000
Montero Rafael Montero
(60-day, Shoulder)
30 RP Arb 3 $2,250,000 - - $2,250,000 $1,427,404 0.73 1,427,404
Emanuel Kent Emanuel
(60-day, Elbow)
29 P Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $499,921 0.26 499,921
Ivey Tyler Ivey
(60-day, Elbow)
25 P Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $193,221 0.10 193,221
Nova Freudis Nova
(60-day, Knee-acl)
0 SS Pre-Arb - - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (8) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Smith Joe Smith 37 RP $2,537,660 - - $2,537,660 $2,537,660 1.30 2,537,660
Pruitt Austin Pruitt 31 RP $395,060 - - $395,060 $395,060 0.20 395,060
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 -
Garza Ralph Garza 27 P $101,211 - - $101,211 $101,211 0.05 101,211
Rodriguez Nivaldo Rodriguez 24 P $92,010 - - $92,010 $92,010 0.05 92,010
Hartman Ryan Hartman 27 P $3,067 - - $3,067 $3,067 0.00 3,067


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $147,231,400 $12,250,000 $2,500,000 $161,981,399 $147,127,725
Injured List Money $40,891,000 $250,000 - $41,141,000 $39,870,546
Retained Salary $4,134,205 - - $4,134,205 $4,134,205
Total Payroll $192,256,605 $12,500,000 $2,500,000 $207,256,604 $191,132,476

 

2021 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $191,629,184
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $3,339,565
Proj. Tax Payroll $210,468,749


2021 Minor

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

Player (15) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
James Josh James AAA 28 RP $602,000 - - $602,000 $446,706 446,706
Scrubb Andre Scrubb AAA 26 RP $601,600 - - $601,600 $459,228 459,228
Bielak Brandon Bielak 25 RP $599,000 - - $599,000 $466,900 466,900
Paredes Enoli Paredes AAA 25 RP $596,900 - - $596,900 $497,395 497,395
Abreu Bryan Abreu AAA 24 RP $574,100 - - $574,100 $407,484 407,484
Jones Taylor Jones AAA 27 1B $570,500 - - $570,500 $303,633 303,633
Martinez Seth Martinez AAA 26 RP $570,500 - - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Solomon Peter Solomon 24 P $570,500 - - $570,500 $67,474 67,474
Stubbs Garrett Stubbs AAA 28 C $570,500 - - $570,500 $184,020 184,020
Solis Jairo Solis AA 21 P - - - -0 -0 0
Whitley Forrest Whitley AAA 23 P - - - -0 -0 0
Garcia Robel Garcia AAA 28 2B $580,500 - - $580,500 $393,246 393,246
Dawson Ronnie Dawson AAA 26 OF $570,500 - - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
De Goti Alex De Goti AAA 26 SS $570,500 - - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Wilson Jacob Wilson AAA 30 2B $570,500 - - $570,500 $58,273 58,273
Alberto Rivera Jose Alberto Rivera AA 24 RP - - - -0 -0 0
Bermudez Jonathan Bermudez AAA 25 P - - - -0 -0 0
Blanco Ronel Blanco AAA 27 RP - - - -0 -0 0
Brown Hunter Brown AAA 22 P - - - -0 -0 0
Butera Drew Butera AAA 37 C - - - -0 -0 0
Conine Brett Conine AAA 24 P - - - -0 -0 0
Costes Marty Costes AAA 25 OF - - - -0 -0 0
Donato Chad Donato AAA 26 P - - - -0 -0 0
Dubin Shawn Dubin AAA 25 P - - - -0 -0 0
Ferrell Riley Ferrell AAA 27 RP - - - -0 -0 0
France J.P. France AAA 26 P - - - -0 -0 0
Gonzalez Norel Gonzalez AAA 27 1B - - - -0 -0 0
Hansen Austin Hansen AAA 24 P - - - -0 -0 0
Hinojosa C.J. Hinojosa AAA 26 SS - - - -0 -0 0
Kelly Michael Kelly AAA 28 RP - - - -0 -0 0
LaRue Carson LaRue AAA 25 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Leon Pedro Leon AAA 23 OF - - - -0 -0 0
Matijevic J.J. Matijevic AAA 25 2B - - - -0 -0 0
McKee Colin McKee AAA 27 RP - - - -0 -0 0
Mushinski Parker Mushinski AAA 25 P - - - -0 -0 0
Papierski Michael Papierski AAA 25 C - - - -0 -0 0
Pena Jeremy Pena AAA 23 SS - - - -0 -0 0
Salazar Cesar Salazar AAA 25 C - - - -0 -0 0
Scheetz Kit Scheetz AAA 27 RP - - - -0 -0 0
Sierra Miguelangel Sierra AAA 23 SS - - - -0 -0 0
Taylor Chandler Taylor AAA 25 OF - - - -0 -0 0
Torres Jojanse Torres AAA 25 SP - - - -0 -0 0
 

2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (8) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
LeonPedro Leon 23 OF - $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000
WhitakerTyler Whitaker 18 OF - $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000
McDermottChayce McDermott 22 P - $372,500 - $372,500 $372,500
Del RosarioRich Del Rosario 0 OF - $300,000 - $300,000 $300,000
ArrighettiSpencer Arrighetti 21 P - $147,500 - $147,500 $147,500
GordonColton Gordon 22 P - $127,500 - $127,500 $127,500
KatoKobe Kato 22 2B - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
KoubaRhett Kouba 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
SalgadoBryant Salgado 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
StevensChad Stevens 22 SS - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
SwansonNic Swanson 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
WilliamsJustin Williams 21 3B - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000
ChaidezAdrian Chaidez 22 P - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000
LoperfidoJoey Loperfido 22 OF - $72,500 - $72,500 $72,500
BrownAaron Brown 22 P - $57,500 - $57,500 $57,500
WagnerWill Wagner 22 2B - $50,000 - $50,000 $50,000
HamiltonQuincy Hamilton 23 OF - $47,500 - $47,500 $47,500
SandleMichael Sandle 22 OF - $47,500 - $47,500 $47,500