Houston Astros

Service time in years & days (through 2021 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 $1.98 billion in March, 2022.

ASTROS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2022 $174,529,000 (10) $                    (  ) $198,286,143 (10)
2021 $187,648,656 ( 5) $189,586,134 ( 5) $206,641,209 ( 7)
2020 $ 76,971,626 ( 3) $  81,422,510 ( 4) $224,319,004 ( 2)
2019 $158,053,000 ( 9) $169,831,987 ( 8) $203,750,149 ( 5)
2018 $160,393,900 ( 9) $163,824,115 ( 9) $187,386,304 ( 7)
2017 $124,343,900 (17) $134,076,102 (18) $140,475,350 (19)
2016 $ 96,893,700 (21) $103,697,860 (21) $124,363,133 (18)
2015 $ 72,464,200 (29) $ 82,395,216 (27) $ 95,778,605 (29)
2014 $ 50,485,800 (29) $ 54,689,189 (29) $ 64,319,960 (30)
2013 $ 26,105,600 (30) $ 29,270,160 (30) $ 39,210,733 (30)
2012 $ 60,799,000 (27) $ 63,941,672 (27) $ 72,265,379 (30)
2011 $ 76,969,000 (19) $ 81,139,621 (20)
2010 $ 92,605,500 (13) $ 90,119,188 (15)
2009 $102,996,414 ( 9) $108,059,086 ( 9)
2008 $ 88,930,414 (14) $100,189,948 (12)
2007 $ 87,759,000 (12) $ 97,213,020 (13)
2006 $ 92,551,503 ( 7) $107,659,635 ( 4)
2005 $ 76,779,000 (12) $ 76,186,763 (12)
2004 $ 75,397,000 (12) $ 81,903,157 (10)
2003 $ 71,040,000 (14) $ 79,946,964 (14)
2002 $ 63,448,417 (14) $ 65,412,960 (14)
2001 $ 60,897,667 (17) $ 66,443,169 (16)
2000 $ 52,400,000 (18) $ 50,145,545 (20)
  • Opening Day payrolls compiled by Baseball Prospectus include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on the active 25/26-man roster and injured list. Deferred payments and performance and award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End 40-man roster payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned performance and award bonuses, non-cash compensation, buyouts of unexercised options and cash transactions. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.
  • Year End Competitive Balance Tax payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include average annual value of contracts, earned bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions, buyouts of unexercised options, and health and pension benefits. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

James Click General Manager
2020 -

  • 2020 -
    • hired by Houston as General Manager 2/3/20, replacing Jeff Luhnow
    • signed multi-year contract
  • Tampa Bay, 2006-19
    • Vice President, Baseball Operations, 2017-19
  • Assistant GM, Player Development Pete Putila
  • Assistant GM Andrew Ball
  • Assistant GM Scott Powers
  • Director of Player Development Sara Goodrum
  • former President, Baseball Operation Jeff Luhnow
    • 5 years (2019-23)
      • promoted to President, Baseball Operations, signed extension with Houston 6/18/18
      • fired by Houston 1/13/20
    • 2012 -
      • hired by Houston as General Manager 12/8/11
      • signed extension with Houston after the 2013 season

Dusty Baker Manager
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed extension with Houston 11/4/21
  • 1 year (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • hired by Houston as manager 1/29/20, replacing A.J. Hinch
    • Houston exercised 2021 option 7/28/20
  • Washington, 2016-17
    • 2 years/$4M (2016-17)
      • hired by Washington 11/3/15
  • Cincinnati, 2008-13
    • 2 years (2013-14)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/15/12
      • annual salaries of about $3.5M
      • fired by Cincinnati 10/4/13
    • 2 years (2011-12)
      • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/4/10
    • 3 years/about $10.5M (2008-10)
      • hired by Cincinnati 10/12/07, replacing Pete Mackanin
  • Chicago Cubs, 2003-06
    • 4 years/$15M (2003-06) (04: $3.25M), hired 11/02
    • Cubs announced Baker would not return for 2007 9/06
  • San Francisco, 1993-2002
    • 2 years/$5.25M (2001-02)
  • former manager A.J. Hinch
    • 4 years (2019-22)
      • signed extension with Houston 8/29/18
      • fired by Houston 1/13/20
    • 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
  • 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

 

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/$505,700 (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year/$483,000 (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: 10.072

Justin Verlander rhp
1 year/$25M (2022), plus conditional 2023 option

  • 1 year/$25M (2022), plus conditional 2023 player option
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 12/1/21
    • with 130 innings pitched in 2022, Verlander receives a 2023 player option at a salary of $25M (met)
  • 2 years/$66M (2020-21)
    • signed extension with Houston 3/24/19
    • 20:$33M, 21:$33M
    • award bonuses: $200,000 for Cy Young ($175,000 for second place in vote, $150,000 for third, $125,000 for fourth, $100,000 for fifth). $100,000 for WS MVP. $75,000 each All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP
    • full no-trade protection
    • at signing, highest-ever average annual value for a pitcher
    • Houston made qualifying offer 11/7/21 (rejected 11/17/21)
  • 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)
    • $500,000 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:$100,000, 06:$150,000, 07:$200,000, 08:$250,000, 09:$600,000
    • 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
  • ML service: 16.002

Michael Brantley lf
2 years/$32M (2021-22)

  • 2 years/$32M (2021-22)
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 1/21/21
  • 2 years/$32M (2019-20)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/18/18
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 19:$15M, 20:$15M
    • award bonuses, including top 5 in MVP vote, WS MVP, LCS MVP, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All Star
  • 4 years/$25M (2014-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 2/10/14 (avoided arbitration, $3.8M-$2.7M)
    • $3.5M signing bonus
    • 14:$1.5M, 15:$5M, 16:$6.5M, 17:$7.5M, 18:$11M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2017 salary increases by $1M with 1-5 finish in 2014-16 MVP vote or by $0.5M with 6-10 finish in 2014-16 MVP vote
    • 2018 option increases by $1M with 1-5 finish in 2014-17 MVP vote or by $500,000 with 6-10 finish in 2014-17 MVP vote
    • award bonuses, including $0.1M for All Star
    • Cleveland exercised 2018 option at $11.5M 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$526,900 (2013)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/7/13
  • 1 year/$495,300 (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$421,800 (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year/$400,800 (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 9/1/09
  • acquired in trade from Milwaukee 10/08
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2005 (7-205) (Ft. Pierce Central HS, Fla.)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 11.131

Lance McCullers Jr. rhp
5 years/$85M (2022-26)

  • 5 years/$85M (2022-26)
    • signed extension with Houston 3/24/21
    • $3.5M signing bonus, paid within 30 days of MLB approval
    • 22:$15.25M, 23:$15.25M, 24:$17M, 25:$17M, 26:$17M
    • limited no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2020)
    • re-signed by Houston 12/13/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$548,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/17
  • 1 year/$516,700 (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: 6.140

Alex Bregman 3b
5 years/$100M (2020-24)

  • 5 years/$100M (2020-24)
    • signed extension with Houston 3/22/19
    • $10M signing bonus
    • 20:$11M, 21:$11M, 22:$11M, 23:$28.5M, 24:$28.5M
    • 2023-24 salaries increase based on MVP vote:
      • $1.5M for winning MVP in 2020-22 ($750,000 for second place in vote, $500,000 for third)
      • $2M for winning 2020 and 2021 MVP awards
      • 2024 salary increases $2M with MVP awards in 1) 2021 or 2022, and 2) MVP award in 2023
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to 10 clubs in 2023-24)
  • 1 year/$640,500 (2019)
    • renewed by Houston 3/19
  • 1 year/$599,000 (2018)
    • renewed by Houston 3/18 (split contract, $269,700 in minors)
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • renewed by Houston 3/2/17
  • 1 year/$539,400 (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: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 5.070

Will Smith lhp
3 years/$40M (2020-22), plus 2023 option

  • 3 years/$40M (2020-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/14/19
    • 20-22: $13M annually, 23:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Atlanta 8/2/22 with $5,571,429 remaining on contract ($4,571,429 in 2022 and $1M buyout)
  • 1 year/$4.225M (2019)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • San Francisco made $17.8M qualifying offer 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2018)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Milwaukee 8/1/16 with $499,727 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • renewed by Milwaukee 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$502,000 (2014)
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$496,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Kansas City 12/5/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 5/22/12
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 7/22/10
  • drafted by LA Angels 2008 (7-229) (Gulf Coast CC, Fla.)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 8.155

Ryan Pressly rhp
3 years/$20.4M (2019-21), plus 2022 option
2 years/$30M (2023-24), plus 2025 option

  • 2 years/$30M (2023-24), plus 2025 mutual option
    • signed extension with Houston 4/5/22
    • 23:$14M, 24:$14M, 25:$14M mutual option ($2M buyout)
    • 2025 option guaranteed with 50 appearances in both 2024 and 2025
  • 3 years/$20.4M (2019-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed extension with Houston 3/20/19
    • 19:$2.9M, 20:$8.75M, 21:$8.75M, 22:$7M club option
    • 2022 club option increases to:
      • $8M with 30-34 games in 2021, or
      • $9M with 35-39 games in 2021, or
      • $10M with 40 or more games in 2021
    • 2022 option guaranteed at $10M with 60 games each in 2020-21
    • replaced 1 year/$2.9M deal signed 1/11/19, avoiding arbitration
  • 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/$520,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$511,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (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: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 8.039

Yulieski Gurriel 1b
1 year/$7M (2021), plus 2022 option

  • 1 year/$7M (2021), plus 2022 club option
    • signed extension with Houston 9/29/20
    • 21:$6.5M, 22:$8M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $250,000 each for 300, 350 PA. $350,000 each for 400, 450 PA. $400,000 each for 500, 550 PA.
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for LCS MVP, All Star, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove. $100,000 for WS MVP. $200,000 for league MVP ($100,000 for second place in vote, $50,000 for third).
    • Houston exercised 2022 option 11/4/21
  • 1 year/$8.3M (2020)
    • signed re-worked contract with Houston 11/18/19, with Gurriel choosing not to exercise his right to opt into arbitration and receiving a $300,000 raise for 2020
    • for tax purposes, Gurriel’s salary is increased by $1.5M to account for the fact Gurriel was actually paid $39.5M in 2016-19 (for an AAV of $9.875) while Houston was charged only $38M ($9.5M AAV)
    • 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.
  • 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: Magnus Sports (previously Adam Katz)
  • ML service: 5.043

Hector Neris rhp
2 years/$17M (2022-23)

  • 2 years/$17M (2022-23)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/21
  • 1 year/$557,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • 1 year/$5M (2021)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses based on games finished: $10,000 each for 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 GF
  • 1 year/$4.6M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 2/21/20, avoiding arbitration ($5.2M-$4.25M)
    • 20:$4.6M, 21:$7M club option (no buyout)
    • performance bonuses based on games finished in 2020: $50,000 each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 GF. $100,000 each for 40, 45, 50 GF. $200,000 each for 55, 60, 63 GF.
    • Philadelphia declined 2021 option 10/30/20
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$582,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year/$557,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 8/3/14
  • signed by Philadelphia 4/29/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 6.068

Trey Mancini 1b-dh
1 year/$7.75M (2022), plus 2023 option

  • 1 year/$7.75M (2022), plus 2023 mutual option

    • re-signed by Baltimore 4/2/22 (avoided arbitration, $8M-$7.375M)
    • 22:$7.5M, 23:$10M mutual option ($250,000 buyout)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Baltimore 8/1/22 with $2,928,571 remaining on contract ($2,678,571 in 2022 salary and $250,000 buyout for 2023)
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2021)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.75M (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$575,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year/$556,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year/$536,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/18/16
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (8-249) (Notre Dame)
  • $151,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Frontline
  • ML service: 5.015

Christian Vázquez c
3 years/$13.55M (2019-21), plus 2022 option

  • 3 years/$13.55M (2019-21), plus 2022 club option
    • signed extension with Boston 3/24/18
    • 19:$2.85M, 20:$4.2M, 21:$6.25M, 22:$7M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • 2022 option may increase by $1M to $8M with 502 plate appearances in both 2020 and 2021
    • Vazquez to make donation to club charity
    • Boston exercised 2022 option 11/7/21
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Boston 8/1/22 with $2.5M remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.425M (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$561,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/17
  • 1 year/$513,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/7/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • contract purchased by Boston 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Boston 3/2/13
  • drafted by Boston 2008 (9-292) (Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Gurabo, P.R.)
  • $80,000 signing bonus
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 7.031

Martin Maldonado c
1 year/$5M (2022), plus 2023 option

  • 1 year/$5M (2022), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Houston 4/21/21
    • 22:$5M, 23:$4M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • 2023 option guaranteed at $5M with 90 games in 2021 (met)
    • award bonuses
    • perks: hotel suite on road
  • 2 years/$7M (2020-21)
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 12/23/19
    • 20:$3.5M, 21:$3.5M
    • award bonuses: $50,000 for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP. $75,000 for WS MVP.  $100,000 for MVP ($75,000 for second place in vote, $50,000 for third)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2019)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/11/19
    • may earn $1.4M in performance bonuses based on games caught
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Kansas City 7/15/19 with $1,021,505 remaining on contract
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/19 with $806,452 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from LA Angels 7/26/18 with $1,383,871 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.725M (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 2 years/$1.95M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • $50,000 signing bonus
    • 15:$0.8M, 16:$1.1M
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Milwaukee 12/13/16
  • 1 year/$502,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14
  • 1 year/$494,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/26/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/20/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/2/10
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/1/11
  • signed by Milwaukee 1/07 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by LA Angels 2004 (27-803) (Nunez HS, Naguabo, Puerto Rico)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 9.156

Jason Castro c
2 years/$7M (2021-22)

  • 2 years/$7M (2021-22)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/21/21
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 21:$2.5M, 22:$2.5M
    • 2022 salary increases $250,000 for each 10 games caught in 2021
  • 1 year/$6.85M (2020)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/7/20
    • assignment bonus: $250,000, to be paid by acquiring club
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from LA Angels 8/30/20
  • 3 years/$24.5M (2017-19)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/30/16
    • 17:$8.5M, 18:$8M, 19:$8M
  • 1 year/$5M (2016)
    • lost arbitration with Houston 2/9/16 ($5.25M-$5M)
  • 1 year/$4M (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2014)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$496,600 (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/13
  • 1 year/$486,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/18/12
  • 1 year/$421,500 (2011)
    • re-signed by Houston 2/16/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Houston 6/22/10
  • drafted by Houston 2008 (1-10) (Stanford)
  • signed 7/08, $2.07M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 11.104

Aledmys Diaz ss
1 year/$4.45M (2022)

  • 1 year/$4.45M (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3M (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2020)
    • won arbitration with Houston 2/19/20 ($2.6M-$2M)
  • 1 year/$2M (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/19
  • 1 year/$2M (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Toronto 11/17/18
  • 4 years/$8M (2014-17)
    • signed by St. Louis as an amateur free agent from Cuba (via Mexico) 3/9/14
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 14:$500,000, 15:$1.5M, 16:$2M, 17:$2M
    • DFA by St. Louis 7/8/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/10/15
    • contract selected by St. Louis 11/20/15
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from St. Louis 12/1/17
  • agent: Jaime Torres
  • ML service: 5.100

Framber Valdez lhp
1 year/$3M (2022)

  • 1 year/$3M (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$637,300 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year/$582,200 (2020)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • 1 year/$566,600 (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/19
  • 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
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.163

Rafael Montero rhp
1 year/$2.725M (2022)

  • 1 year/$2.725M (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2021)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Houston in trade 7/27/21 with $834,677 remaining on contract after being DFA by Seattle 7/23/21
  • 1 year/$785,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Texas 12/15/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 1/4/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/22/19
  • 1 year/$558,025 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/27/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/2/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$541,400 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$511,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/14/14
  • signed by NY Mets 2011 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: GSE
  • ML service: 5.138

Niko Goodrum ss
1 year/$2.1M (2022)

  • 1 year/$2.1M (2022)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 3/11/22
    • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $50,000 each for 250, 300, 400 PA. $100,000 for 500 PA
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2021)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/19/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$698,200 (2020)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/20
  • 1 year/$670,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/19
  • 1 year/$650,000 (2018)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $650,000 in majors
    • contract selected by Detroit 3/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 9/1/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 11/3/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2010 (2-71) (Fayette County HS, Fayetteville, Ga.)
  • $514,800 signing bonus
  • agent: Roc Nation
  • ML service: 4.031

Ryne Stanek rhp
1 year/$2.1M (2022)

  • 1 year/$2.1M (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2021)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/7/21
  • 1 year/$604,200 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
    • non-tendered by Miami 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$564,200 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2013 (1-29) (Arkansas)
  • $1.7558M signing bonus ($1.7583M slot)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 4.038

Phil Maton rhp
1 year/$1.55M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.55M (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$975,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Cleveland 7/30/21
  • 1 year/$572,100 (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/20
  • 1 year/$562,900 (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 7/12/19
  • 1 year/$548,700 (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by San Diego 6/11/17
  • drafted by San Diego 2015 (20-597) (Louisiana Tech)
  • ML service: 4.047

Luis Garcia rhp
1 year/$1,251,500 (2022)

  • 1 year/$1,251,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year/$580,100 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/29/20
  • signed by Houston 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Topline
  • ML service: 1.083

Yordan Alvarez lf-dh
1 year/$764,600 (2022)
6 years/$115M (2023-28)

  • 6 years/$115M (2023-28)
    • signed extension with Houston 6/3/22
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 23:$7M, 24:$10M, 25:$15M, 26:$26M, 27:$26M, 28:$26M
  • 1 year/$764,600 (2022)
    • renewed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year/$609,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year/$607,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Houston 6/9/19
  • 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
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 2.113

Kyle Tucker of
1 year/$764,200 (2022)

  • 1 year/$764,200 (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year/$624,300 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year/$568,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/19
  • 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)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 2.079

Cristian Javier rhp
1 year/$749,100 (2022)

  • 1 year/$749,100 (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year/$620,400 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year/$568,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • signed by Houston 3/18/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.000

José Urquidy rhp
1 year/$748,700 (2022)

  • 1 year/$748,700 (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year/$604,200 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year/$574,600 (2020)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Houston 7/2/19
  • signed by Houston 3/2/15 as a free agent from Mexico
  • agent: Full Circle
  • ML service: 2.049

Blake Taylor lhp
1 year/$731,800 (2022)

  • 1 year/$731,800 (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year/$599,100 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 12/4/19
    • acquired by Houston in trade from NY Mets 12/5/19
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 6/15/14
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2013 (2-51) (Dana Hills HS, Dana Point, Calif.)
  • $750,000 signing bonus ($1.0654M slot)
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 2.000

Bryan Abreu rhp
1 year/$719,600 (2022)

  • 1 year/$719,600 (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year/$574,100 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year/$567,200 (2020)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Houston 3/19
  • signed by Houston 11/11/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.022

Mauricio Dubón ss
1 year/$715,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$715,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/22
    • acquired by Houston in trade from San Francisco 5/14/22
  • 1 year/$583,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/21
  • 1 year/$566,625 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Boston 12/6/16
  • drafted by Boston 2013 (26-773) (Capital Christian HS, Sacramento)
  • agent: ALIGND
  • ML service: 1.142

Jake Meyers lf
1 year/$710,500 (2022)

  • 1 year/$710,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Houston 7/31/21
  • drafted by Houston 2017 (13-391) (Nebraska)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.065

Taylor Jones 1b
1 year/$706,200 (2022)

  • 1 year/$706,200 (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • drafted by Houston 2016 (19-577) (Gonzaga)
  • ML service: 0.144

Chas McCormick rf
1 year/$703,800 (2022)

  • 1 year/$703,800 (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Houston 9/29/20
  • drafted by Houston 2017 (21-631) (Millersville University, Pa.)
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.000

Ronel Blanco rhp
1 year/$700,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/7/22
  • signed by Houston 4/27/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Jeremy Pena ss
1 year/$700,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • drafted by Houston 2018 (3-102) (Maine)
  • $535,000 signing bonus ($549,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jonathan Bermudez lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • drafted by Houston 2018 (23-702) (Southeastern University)
  • $75,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Brandon Bielak rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year/$599,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Houston 7/27/20
  • drafted by Houston 2017 (11-331) (Notre Dame)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.143

Shawn Dubin rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • drafted by Houston 2018 (13-402) (Georgetown, Ky.)
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Josh James rhp
1 year/$800,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$800,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$602,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year/$590,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • 1 year/$556,800 (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Houston 9/1/18
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (34-1,006) (Western Oklahoma State College)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 2.168

Korey Lee c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Houston 3/22
  • drafted by Houston 2019 (1-32) (Cal)
  • $1.75M signing bonus ($2,257,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Seth Martinez rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • selected by Houston from Oakland in minor-league phase of Rule 5 draft 12/10/20
    • contract selected by Houston 9/20/21
  • drafted by Oakland 2016 (17-502) (Arizona State)
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.006

J.J. Matijevic 1b-lf
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/20/22
  • drafted by Houston 2017 (2s-75) (Norwin HS, North Huntingdon, Pa.)
  • $700,000 signing bonus ($767,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Parker Mushinski lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/16/22
  • drafted by Houston 2017 (7-211) (Texas Tech)
  • $195,300 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.000

Enoli Paredes rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year/$596,900 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Houston 3/20
  • signed by Houston 10/15/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.096

Joe Perez rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • drafted by Houston 2017 (2-53) (Archbishop McCarthy HS, Southwest Ranches, Fla.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus ($1.265M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Peter Solomon rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • drafted by Houston 2017 (4-121) (Notre Dame)
  • $420,000 signing bonus ($437,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.022

Forrest Whitley rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • 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: 0.000

 

Minor Leagues

Colin Barber of
2022

  • drafted by Houston 2019 (4-136) (Pleasant Valley HS, Chico, Calif.)
  • $1M signing bonus ($410,100 slot)
  • ML service:

Franklin Barreto ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 3/22/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$600,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 10/21/21
  • 1 year/$568,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/20
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Oakland 8/29/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Oakland 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • signed by Toronto 2012 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.45M signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.031

Lewis Brinson cf
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 3/13/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$587,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/21
    • DFA by Miami 11/30/21
  • 1 year/$580,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Milwaukee 1/25/18
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 8/1/16
  • drafted by Texas 2012 (1-29) (Coral Springs HS, Fla.)
  • $1.625M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 3.084

Hunter Brown rhp
2022

  • drafted by Houston 2019 (5-166) (Wayne State)
  • $325,000 signing bonus ($306,800 slot)
  • ML service:

Tyler Ivey rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/22
    • DFA by Houston 4/7/22, sent outright to Triple-A 4/10/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • drafted by Houston 2017 (3-91) (Rockwall-Heath HS, Heath, Texas)
  • $450,000 signing bonus ($597,800 slot)
  • ML service: 0.064

Grae Kessinger ss
2022

  • drafted by Houston 2019 (2-68) (Mississippi)
  • $750,000 signing bonus ($953,100 slot)
  • ML service:

Pedro Leon of-ss
2022

  • signed by Houston 1/15/21 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $4M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Jaime Melendez rhp
2022

  • signed by Houston 5/19 as a free agent from Mexico
  • $195,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

Freudis Nova ss-3b
2022

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/19/21
  • signed by Houston 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.014

Zac Rosscup lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 3/15/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Colorado (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Colorado 7/16/21
    • returned to Triple-A by Colorado 8/5/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/31/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$610,000 (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/20/18 (split contract, $0.14M in minors)
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 5/23/19 after being DFA by Seattle 5/17/19
    • DFA by Toronto 5/28/19, sent outright to Triple-A 6/1/19 (refused assignment, elected free agency 6/3/19)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 6/12/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 6/27/19
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 7/15/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/20/19
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from LA Dodgers 7/29/19
  • 1 year/$610,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/18
    • claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers from Colorado 7/11/18
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 11/20/18, released 11/26/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 5/22/17
    • acquired by Colorado in trade 6/26/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/22/17
  • 1 year/$524,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/16
  • 1 year/$510,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/3/13
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Tampa Bay 1/8/11 (Garza deal)
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2009 (28-859) (Chemeketa CC, Ore.)
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 4.111

Alex Santos rhp
2022

  • drafted by Houston 2020 (2-72) (Mount St. Michael Academy, Bronx, N.Y.)
  • $1.25M signing bonus ($870,700 slot)
  • ML service:

Andre Scrubb rhp
2022

  • 1 year/$601,600 (2021)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Houston 7/28/20
  • acquired by Houston in trade from LA Dodgers 7/25/19
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2016 (8-251) (High Point)
  • $122,500 signing bonus ($175,100 slot)
  • ML service: 1.141

Jairo Solis rhp
2022

  • 2022
    • DFA by Houston 3/15/22, sent outright to Triple-A 3/18/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Houston 3/21
  • signed by Houston 7/2/16 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $450,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Tyler Whitaker of
2022

  • drafted by Houston 2019 (3-87) (Bishop Gorman HS, Las Vegas)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($689,300 slot)
  • ML service: