Jason Castro
Catcher
Drafted: Round 43 (#1303 overall), 2008
Experience: 11.104 Years
College: Stanford
Contract: 2 yr(s) / $7,000,000 Signing Bonus $2,000,000 Average Salary$3,500,000 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
2021 Contract details by year 33 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $3,500,000
2022 Contract details by year 34 $3,250,000 $1,000,000 $4,250,000
Contract Notes:
  • 2022 salary escalates $250,000 for each 10 starts as a catcher (+$750,000)
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2008 Player Cash Earnings - $2,070,000 - $2,070,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $400,000 - - $400,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $421,500 - - $421,500
2012 Player Cash Earnings $486,000 - - $486,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $496,600 - - $496,600
2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,450,000 - - $2,450,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,098,114 - - $1,098,114
2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,235,219 - - $2,235,219
2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $2,000,000 - $4,500,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,250,000 - - $3,250,000
14 seasons $46,837,433 $4,070,000 - $50,907,433

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MLB

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MLB
  • Jan 21 2021

    Signed a 2 year $7 million contract with Houston (HOU)

  • Aug 30 2020

    Traded to San Diego (SD) from Los Angeles (LAA) for Gerardo Reyes

  • Jan 2 2020

    Signed a 1 year $6.85 million contract with Los Angeles (LAA)

  • Nov 22 2016

    Signed a 3 year $24.5 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)

  • Feb 9 2016

    Signed a 1 year $5 million contract with Houston (HOU)

  • Jan 16 2015

    Signed a 1 year $4 million contract with Houston (HOU)

  • Jan 17 2014

    Signed a 1 year $2.45 million contract with Houston (HOU)

  • Mar 1 2013

    Signed a 1 year $496,600 contract with Houston (HOU)

  • Feb 18 2012

    Signed a 1 year $486k contract with Houston (HOU)

  • Feb 6 2011

    Signed a 1 year $421,500 contract with Houston (HOU)

  • Jul 12 2008

    Signed a contract with Houston (HOU)

  • Jun 5 2008

    Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 43 (#1303 overall)