Houston Astros

Service time in years & days (through 2018 season).

Jim Crane Owner
2011 -

  • Jim Crane, 2011 -
    • a group led by Houston businessman Jim Crane purchased the Astros from Drayton McLane for $680M in 2011
    • the deal included a 60 percent share in the Houston Regional Sports Network and a $70M rebate for agreeing to move the club to the AL
  • Drayton McLane, 1993-2011
    • Texas businessman Drayton McLane bought the franchise from John McMullen for $117M in 1993
  • John McMullen, 1979-1993
    • shipbuilding magnate and NY Yankees minority owner John McMullen purchased a 33 percent stake in the Astros for $19M and led a partnership group that bought control of the team
  • Ford Motor Credit Company & GE Credit Company, 1975-79
    • GE Credit & Ford Motor Credit took the club into receivership in 1975 with GE exiting with proceeds from the 1978 sale of Astroworld
  • Roy Hofheinz, 1962-1975
    • Houston Sports Association, led by Judge Roy Hofheinz and oilman Bob Smith, paid a franchise fee of $1.85M for the rights to Houston’s 1962 NL expansion club
    • Hofheinz purchased Smith’s share of the club for $7.5M in 1967
  • Forbes magazine valued the Astros at $1.65 billion in April, 2018.
ASTROS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2018 $160,393,900 $ ()
2017 $124,343,900 $140,475,350 (19)
2016 $ 96,893,700 $124,363,133 (18)
2015 $ 72,464,200 $ 82,395,216 (27)
2014 $ 50,485,800 $ 54,689,189 (29)
2013 $ 26,105,600 $ 29,270,160 (30)
2012 $ 60,799,000 $ 63,941,672 (27)
2011 $ 76,969,000 $ 81,139,621 (20)
2010 $ 92,605,500 $ 90,119,188 (15)
2009 $102,996,414 $108,059,086 ( 9)
2008 $ 88,930,414 $100,189,948 (12)
2007 $ 87,759,000 $ 97,213,020 (13)
2006 $ 92,551,503 $107,659,635 ( 4)
2005 $ 76,779,000 $ 76,186,763 (12)
2004 $ 75,397,000 $ 81,903,157 (10)
2003 $ 71,040,000 $ 79,946,964 (14)
2002 $ 63,448,417 $ 65,412,960 (14)
2001 $ 60,897,667 $ 66,443,169 (16)
2000 $ 52,400,000 $ 50,145,545 (20)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Jeff Luhnow President, Baseball Operations
5 years (2019-23)

  • 5 years (2019-23)
    • promoted to President, Baseball Operations, signed extension with Houston 6/18/18
  • 2012 -
    • hired by Houston as General Manager 12/8/11
    • signed extension with Houston after the 2013 season
  • St. Louis, 2003-2011
  • Assistant GM, Player Acquisition Mike Elias
  • Special Assistant to the GM, Baseball Operations Oz Ocampo
  • Special Assistant to the GM, Player Personnel Kevin Goldstein
  • Director of Player Development Pete Putila
  • Senior Director, Baseball Operations, Research & Innovation Brandon Taubman

A.J. Hinch Manager
4 years (2019-22)

  • 4 years (2019-22)
    • signed extension with Houston 8/29/18
  • 1 year (2018), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension as manager with Houston after 2015 season
  • 3 years (2015-17), plus 2018 club option
    • hired by Houston as manager 9/29/14, replacing Tom Lawless
  • San Diego, 2010-14
    • VP, assistant GM, 2011-14 (resigned 8/5/14)
    • VP, pro scouting (hired 9/21/10)
  • Arizona, 2006-12
    • 4 years (2009-12)
      • hired by Arizona as manager 5/8/09, replacing Bob Melvin
      • fired by Arizona 7/1/10
    • August, 2006 – May 2009
      • director, player development
  • former manager Bo Porter
    • hired by Houston as manager 9/27/12, signing a multi-year contract
    • replaced interim manager Tony Defrancesco
    • fired by Houston 9/1/14, with Tom Lawless serving as interim manager from 9/1/14 to 9/28/14
  • former manager Brad Mills
    • hired by Houston 10/27/09, 2 years (2010-11), 2012 club option
    • Houston exercised 2012 option and added 2013 club option 10/8/10
    • fired by Houston 8/18/12, with Tony DeFrancesco serving as interim manager 8/19/12 – 9/27/12

 

Justin Verlander rhp
7 years/$180M (2013-19), plus 2020 option

  • 7 years/$180M (2013-19), plus 2020 vesting option
    • signed extension with Detroit 3/29/13
    • replaced final two years of previous deal
    • 13:$20M, 14:$20M, 15:$28M, 16:$28M, 17:$28M, 18:$28M, 19:$28M, 20:$22M vesting option
    • 2020 option guaranteed with top 5 finish in 2019 Cy Young vote 
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for All-Star selection
    • no-trade protection
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Detroit 8/31/17 with $60,743,169 remaining on contract
    • as part of the trade, Tigers to pay Astros $17,355,191 ($1,355,191 on 10/15/17, $8M on 6/15/18 and $8M on 6/15/19)
    • Verlander retains full no-trade protection and agreed to waive 2020 vesting option
  • 5 years/$80M (2010-14)
    • signed extension with Detroit 2/4/10 (avoided arbitration, $9.5M-$6.9M)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 10:$6.75M, 11:$12.75M, 12:$20M, 13:$20M, 14:$20M
    • award bonuses: $0.5M for Cy Young
  • 1 year/$3.675M (2009)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/3/09 (avoided arbitration, $4.15M-$3.2M)
  • 5 years/$4.45M (2005-09)
    • signed Major League contract with Detroit 10/04
    • $3.15M signing bonus (paid between 1/05 and 7/09)
    • 05:$0.1M, 06:$0.15M, 07:$0.2M, 08:$0.25M, 09:$0.6M
    • in Major Leagues, salaries increase to:
      • 05:$0.316M, 06:$0.35M, 07:$0.4M, 08:$0.5M
    • bonuses may increase total package to $5.6M
    • if eligible for arbitration, Verlander may void remaining years of contract and go to arbitration
  • drafted by Detroit 2004 (1-2) (Old Dominion)
  • agents: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 13.002

Josh Reddick rf
4 years/$52M (2017-20)

  • 4 years/$52M (2017-20)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/23/16
    • 17-20: $13M annually
  • 1 year/$6.575M (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Oakland 8/1/16 with $2,227,596 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/15/14 (avoided arbitration, $3.25M-$2M)
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012)
    • signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year/$0.4175M (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Boston 12/28/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Boston 7/31/09
  • drafted by Boston 2006 (17-523) (Middle Georgia JC)
  • $0.14M signing bonus
  • agents: ACES
  • ML service: 8.050

Yulieski Gurriel 3b-2b
5 years/$47.5M (2016-20)

  • 5 years/$47.5M (2016-20)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent from Cuba 7/16/16
    • $2M signing bonus if Gurriel obtains work visa in 2016 season
    • 16:$1.5M, 17:$14M, 18:$12M, 19:$10M, 20:$8M
    • contract does not include no-trade protection.
    • one-time right to opt in to arbitration once eligible
    • may become a free agent after 2020 season
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP ($50,000 for second in vote, $25,000 for third). $50,000 for WS MVP. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All-Star, LCS MVP.
  • agent: Adam Katz
  • ML service: 2.043

George Springer rf
2 years/$24M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$24M (2018-19)
    • signed extension with Houston 2/5/18 (avoided arbitration, $10.5M-$8.5M)
    • 18:$12M, 19:$12M
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5224M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5129M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/16/14
  • drafted by Houston 2011 (1-11) (Connecticut)
  • $2.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 4.166

Jose Altuve 2b
7 years/$163.5M (2018-24)

  • 7 years/$163.5M (2018-24)
    • signed extension with Houston 3/19/18
    • $21M signing bonus (paid $1M upon MLB approval of contract and $10M each 7/1/18 and 7/1/19)
    • 18:$6M, 19:$6.5M, 20:$26M, 21:$26M, 22:$26M, 23:$26M, 24:$26M
    • for 2021-24, salaries for remaining seasons increase by $3M with MVP award, $2M with second-place finish in MVP vote, $1M with third-place finish in MVP vote
    • full no-trade protection
    • perks: suite on road, premium stadium seats
  • 4 years/$12.5M (2014-17), plus 2018-19 club options
    • signed extension with Houston 7/13/13
    • $0.75M signing bonus (paid within 60 days of approval)
    • 14:$1.25M, 15:$2.5M, 16:$3.5M, 17:$4.5M, 18:$6M club option, 19:$6.5M club option
    • award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection
    • Houston exercised 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5057M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year/$0.483M (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Houston 7/19/11
  • signed by Houston 2008 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Boras Corp. (replaced Octagon 7/16)
  • ML service: 7.072

Joe Smith rhp
2 years/$15M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$15M (2018-19)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/14/17
    • 18:$7M, 19:$8M
  • 1 year/$3M (2017)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/7/17
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonus
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 7/31/17 with $1,016,393 remaining on contract
  • 3 years/$15.75M (2014-16)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/13
    • 14:$5.25M, 15:$5.25M, 16:$5.25M
    • performance bonuses: may earn additional $0.25M annually based on games finished
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from LA Angels 8/1/16 with $1,778,689 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$3.15M (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.87M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2009)
    • acquired by Cleveland in three-way trade from NY Mets 12/10/08
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09 ($238,800 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.398M (2008)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/08
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 3/07
  • drafted by NY Mets 2006 (3-94) (Wright St.)
  • $0.41M signing bonus
  • ML service: 11.091

Gerrit Cole rhp
1 year/$6.75M (2018)

  • 1 year/$6.75M (2018)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Pittsburgh 1/13/18
  • 1 year/$3.75M (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.548M (2016)
    • renewed by Pittsburgh 2/16
  • 1 year/$0.531M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
    • award bonus: $10,000 for All-Star (met)
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/11/13
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (1-1) (UCLA)
  • $8M signing bonus (up to $9M if he reaches majors by 2013)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 5.111

Roberto Osuna rhp
1 year/$5.3M (2018)

  • 1 year/$5.3M (2018)
    • lost arbitration with Toronto ($5.8M-$5.3M)
    • placed on restricted list 5/8/18 (assault charge)
    • suspended 75 games (5/8/18-8/5/18) 6/23/18 (violation of MLB domestic violence policy) (lost 89 days’ pay, $2,536,022)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Toronto 7/30/18 with $1,624,193 remaining on contract (to be paid last 57 calendar days of season)
    • reinstated from restricted list 8/5/18
  • 1 year/$0.5524M (2017)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5161M (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/5/15
  • signed by Toronto 2011 as an amateur free agent from Mexico
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 3.098

Collin McHugh rhp
1 year/$5M (2018)

  • 1 year/$5M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Houston 2/15/18 ($5M-$4.55M)
  • 1 year/$3.85M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Houston 2/14/17 ($3.85M-$3.35M)
  • 1 year/$0.529M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5163M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • acquired by Colorado in trade 6/19/13 after being DFA by NY Mets 6/16/13 
    • claimed by Houston off waivers 12/18/13 after being DFA by Colorado 12/17/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 8/22/12
  • drafted by NY Mets 2008 (18-554) (Berry, Ga.)
  • agent: Moye Sports
  • ML service: 5.085

Hector Rondon rhp
2 years/$8.5M (2018-19)

  • 2 years/$8.5M (2018-19)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/15/17
    • 18:$4M, 19:$4.5M
  • 1 year/$5.8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.544 (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$0.514M (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/8/12 (minor-league deal)
    • selected by Chicago Cubs from Cleveland in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
    • DFA by Cleveland 12/6/11, sent outright to Triple-A 12/9/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09
  • signed by Cleveland 8/04 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 6.000

Will Harris rhp
2 years/$5M (2017-18), plus 2019 option

  • 2 years/$5M (2017-18), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Houston 2/3/17 (avoided arbitration, $2.3M-$1.95M)
    • 17:$2.2M, 18:$2.8M, 19:$5.5M club option
    • 2019 option increases to $6.5M with 15 games finished in 2018, $7.5M with 25 GF in 2018 or $8.5M with 35 GF in 2018
    • award bonuses: $0.1M for Cy Young ($50,000 for second place in vote, $25,000 for third). $50,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, WS MVP, LCS MVP.
    • Houston declined 2019 option 11/1/18 (now arbitration-eligible)
  • 1 year/$0.5255M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5139M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Arizona 11/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 4/3/13 after being DFA by Colorado 3/29/13 
    • claimed by Arizona off waivers from Oakland 4/6/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 8/11/12
  • drafted by Colorado 2006 (9-258) (LSU)
  • $16,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Gavin Kahn
  • ML service: 5.102

Lance McCullers Jr. rhp
1 year/$2.45M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.45M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.548M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5167M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Houston 5/18/15
  • drafted by Houston 2012 (1s-41) (Jesuit HS, Tampa)
  • $2.5M signing bonus ($1.2587M slot)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 3.140

Brad Peacock rhp
1 year/$2.44M (2018)

  • 1 year/$2.44M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5415M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5158M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5043M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Oakland 2/4/13
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/6/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 12/22/11
  • drafted by Washington 2006 (41-1,231) (Palm Beach CC, Fla.) (draft-and-follow)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 4.165

Jake Marisnick cf
1 year/$1.9M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.9M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5195M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.5112M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Miami 7/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Miami 7/23/13
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/13/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (3-104) (Poly HS, Riverside, Calif.)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 4.132

Ryan Pressly rhp
1 year/$1.6M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.6M (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Minnesota 7/27/18 with $559,140 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.175M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • selected by Minnesota from Boston in Rule 5 Draft 12/6/12
    • signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • drafted by Boston 2007 (11-354) (Marcus HS, Flower Mound, Texas)
  • agent: Landis Baseball
  • ML service: 5.039

Carlos Correa ss
1 year/$1M (2018)

  • 1 year/$1M (2018)
    • renewed by Houston 3/18 (split contract, $0.2675M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • renewed by Houston 3/2/17
  • 1 year/$0.5167M (2016)
    • renewed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Houston 6/8/15
  • drafted by Houston 2012 (1-1) (Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Gurabo, P.R.)
  • $4.8M signing bonus ($7.2M slot)
  • agent: Greg Genske, Legacy Agency (previously Wasserman Media)
  • ML service: 3.119

Chris Devenski rhp
1 year/$0.5992M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5992M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year/$0.5545M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/7/16
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/3/12
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2011 (25-771) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 3.000

Chris Herrmann c
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year/$1.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Arizona 3/25/18, released 3/26/18 (due 45 days’ pay, $314,516)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 4/7/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 5/27/18
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Seattle 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$0.9375M (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5159M (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Minnesota 11/10/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 9/14/12
  • drafted by Minnesota 2009 (6-192) (Miami)
  • $0.135M signing bonus
  • agent: Sports Management Partners
  • ML service: 4.128

Alex Bregman 3b
1 year/$0.599M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.599M (2018)
    • renewed by Houston 3/18 (split contract, $0.2697M in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2017)
    • renewed by Houston 3/2/17
  • 1 year/$0.5394M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1  year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 7/25/16
  • drafted by Houston 2015 (1-2) (LSU)
  • $5.9M signing bonus ($7.4201M slot)
  • agent: Brodie Scoffield, Tidal Sports Group
  • ML service: 2.070

Max Stassi c
1 year/$0.5571M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5571M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 3/21/17
    • contract selected by Houston 8/14/17
  • 1 year/$0.5082M (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/6/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/20/13
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Oakland 2/4/13
  • drafted by Oakland 2009 (4-123 (Yuba City HS, Calif.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 2.049

Derek Fisher lf
1 year/$0.5544M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5544M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Houston 6/14/17
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (1s-37) (Virginia)
  • $1.5341M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.151

J.D. Davis 3b
1 year/$0.5501M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.5501M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/5/17
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (14-375) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • $0.7486M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.137

Brady Rodgers rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 9/2/16
  • drafted by Houston 2012 (3-96) (Arizona State)
  • $0.4952M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Hendricks Sports
  • ML service: 0.170

Dean Deetz rhp
1 year/$0.545M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.545M (2018)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/17
    • suspended 80 games 1/23/18 (positive PED test)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (11-316) (Northeastern Oklahoma A&M JC)
  • ML service: 0.027

Reymin Guduan lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/5/16
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • signed by Houston 9/22/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.084

Josh James rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Houston 9/1/18
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (34-1,006) (Western Oklahoma State College)
  • ML service: 0.030

Tony Kemp 2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 5/16/16
  • drafted by Houston 2013 (5-137) (Vanderbilt)
  • $0.25M signing bonus ($0.3608M slot)
  • ML service: 1.098

Francis Martes rhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Houston 6/8/17
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Miami 7/31/14
  • signed by Miami 11/2/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $78,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.116

Cionel Perez lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • signed by Houston 12/9/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.067

A.J. Reed 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 6/25/16
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (2-42) (University of Kentucky)
  • $1.35M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 0.110

Myles Straw cf
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Houston 9/15/18
  • drafted by Houston 2015 (12-349) (St. John’s River JC. Fla.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.016

Kyle Tucker of
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Houston 7/7/18
  • drafted by Houston 2015 (1-5) (Plant HS, Tampa)
  • $4M signing bonus ($4.1887M slot)
  • ML service: 0.051

Framber Valdez lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/21/18
  • signed by Houston 3/18/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.041

Tyler White 1b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/1/16
  • drafted by Houston 2013 (33-977) (Western Carolina)
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 1.101

 

Minor Leagues

Jorge Alcala rhp
2018

  • signed by Houston 12/3/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

Yordan Alvarez 1b-of
2018

  • acquired by Houston in trade from LA Dodgers 8/1/16
  • signed by LA Dodgers 6/16 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $2M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Seth Beer of
2018

  • drafted by Houston 2018 (1-28) (Clemson)
  • $2.25M signing bonus ($2.3994M slot)
  • ML service:

J.B. Bukauskas rhp
2018

  • drafted by Houston 2017 (1-15) (North Carolina)
  • $3.6M signing bonus ($3.5882M slot)
  • ML service:

Freudis Nova ss-3b
2018

  • signed by Houston 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.2M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Hector Perez rhp
2018

  • signed by Houston 7/7/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

Jairo Solis rhp
2018

  • signed by Houston 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service:

Forrest Whitley rhp
2018

  • suspended 50 games 2/21/18 (violation of drug prevention policy)
  • drafted by Houston 2016 (1-17) (Alamo Heights HS, San Antonio)
  • $3.148M signing bonus ($2.5042M slot)
  • ML service: