Josh James

St. Louis Cardinals, Relief Pitcher
Age: 31-139d (Mar 08, 1993)
Exp: 3.110 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 34 (#1006 overall), 2014
Agent(s): CAA Sports

2022-2022 Arbitration

Josh James signed a 1 year , $800,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $800,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $800,000
Average Salary:
$800,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Josh James signed a 1 year , $602,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $602,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $602,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $602,000
Average Salary:
$602,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Josh James signed a 1 year , $590,700 contract with the Houston Astros, including $590,700 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $590,700.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $590,700
Average Salary:
$590,700
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Josh James signed a 1 year , $566,800 contract with the Houston Astros, including $566,800 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $566,800.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $566,800
Average Salary:
$566,800
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Josh James signed a 1 year , $545,000 contract with the Houston Astros, including $545,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $545,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $545,000
Average Salary:
$545,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$2,120,184

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 25
Active
$87,900
$87,900
2019 26
Active
$566,800
$654,700
2020 27
Active
$218,778
$873,478
2021 28
Reserve / minor-buried
$446,706
$1,320,184
2022 29
Injured / Arb Avoided
$800,000
$2,120,184
Champion
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
25
$87,900
$87,900
$87,900
2019
26
$566,800
$566,800
$654,700
2020
27
$218,778
$218,778
$873,478
2021
28
$446,706
$446,706
$1,320,184
2022
29
$800,000
$800,000
$2,120,184

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $2,120,184 - - $2,120,184

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2019 HOU Jul 23, 2019 - Sep 01, 2019 Shoulder
2020 HOU Aug 22, 2020 - Sep 09, 2020 Hip
2021 HOU Apr 01, 2021 - Aug 01, 2021 Hip
2022 HOU Jun 23, 2022 - Oct 05, 2022 Back
  • Jan 26, 2024 Signed a minor league contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Nov 18, 2022 Non-Tendered by Houston (HOU)
  • Mar 30, 2022 Optioned to the Minors by Houston (HOU)
  • Mar 01, 2022 Signed a 1 year $800,000 contract with Houston (HOU)
  • Mar 01, 2021 Signed a 1 year $602,000 contract with Houston (HOU)
  • Mar 05, 2020 Signed a 1 year $590,700 contract with Houston (HOU)
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $566,800 contract with Houston (HOU)
  • Jun 17, 2014 Signed a contract with Houston (HOU)
  • Jun 07, 2014 Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 34 (#1006 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2021 HOU 5 0 4 3 3 2 8 1 0 0 0 5.0 5.40 1.20 0.00
2020 HOU 13 2 15 14 14 17 21 4 1 0 0 17.3 7.27 1.85 -0.45
2019 HOU 49 1 46 34 32 35 100 10 5 1 1 61.3 4.70 1.32 0.02
2018 HOU 6 3 15 6 6 7 29 3 2 0 0 23.0 2.35 0.96 0.68
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