Houston Astros

Service time in years & days (through 2023 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 $2.42 billion in March 2024.

ASTROS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2024 $235,723,766 ( 5) $                    (   ) $                    (   )
2023 $179,883,900 (14) $                    (  ) $226,272,705 (11)
2022 $174,529,000 (10) $187,513,008 ( 9) $210,686,230 ( 9)
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.

Dana Brown General Manager
2023 -

  • 2023 -
    • hired by Houston as GM 1/26/23, replacing James Click
  • Atlanta, 2019-22
    • Vice President of Scouting
  • Toronto, 2010-18
    • special assistant to the general manager
  • Montreal/Washington, 2000-09
    • director of scouting
  • Assistant GM Andrew Ball
  • Assistant GM Charles Cook
  • Assistant GM Gavin Dickey
  • Senior Director of Amateur Scouting Deric Ladnier
  • former General Manager James Click
    • 3 years (2020-22)
      • hired by Houston as GM 2/3/20, replacing Jeff Luhnow
      • Click declined Houston’s offer of a 1-year extension, will not return for 2023 season
  • 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

Joe Espada Manager
2024 -

  • 2024 -
    • hired by Houston as manager 11/13/23, replacing Dusty Baker
  • Houston, 2018-23
    • bench coach
  • NY Yankees, 2015-17
    • special assistant to the GM, infield coach and third-base coach
  • Florida / Miami, 2010-13
    • third-base coach
  • former manager Dusty Baker
    • 1 year (2023)
      • signed extension with Houston 11/8/22
      • retired 10/25/23
    • 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
  • 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

 

Justin Verlander rhp
2 years/$86,666,666 (2023-24), plus 2025 option

  • 2 years/$86,666,666 (2023-24), plus 2025 conditional player option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/5/22
    • 23:$43,333,333, 24:$43,333,333, 25: conditional player option, triggered at $35M if Verlander pitches 140 innings in 2024 and an independent physical exam determines he does not have a right arm injury that would prevent him from being on the active roster for Opening Day 2025
    • full no-trade protection
    • award bonuses: $200,000 each for MVP or Cy Young award ($150,000 for second place in either vote, $100,000 for third). $150,000 for World Series MVP. $100,000 each for All-Star, LCS MVP
    • perks: hotel suite on road, right to lease Citi Field luxury suite
    • acquired by Houston in trade from NY Mets 8/1/23 (Mets to pay $35M of $57,544,802 remaining guaranteed money and $17.5M of $35M salary if conditional player option for 2025 is triggered)
  • 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)
    • Verlander declined 2023 option 11/10/22
  • 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: $500,000 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:$316,000, 06:$350,000, 07:$400,000, 08:$500,000
    • 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: 18.002

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: 7.070

Jose Altuve 2b
7 years/$163.5M (2018-24)
5 years/$125M (2025-29)

  • 5 years/$125M (2025-29)
    • signed extension with Houston 2/6/24
    • $15M signing bonus
    • 25:$30M, 26:$30M, 27:$30M, 28:$10M, 29:$10M
  • 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
    • Houston to be reimbursed for Altuve’s salary during the time missed while injured under MLB insurance policy for players participating in the 2023 World Baseball Classic (about two months’ salary)
  • 4 years/$12.5M (2014-17), plus 2018-19 club options
    • signed extension with Houston 7/13/13
    • $750,000 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 selected 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: 12.072

José Abreu 1b
3 years/$58.5M (2023-25)

  • 3 years/$58.5M (2023-25)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 11/28/22
    • 23:$19.5M, 24:$19.5M, 25:$19.5M
  • 3 years/$50M (2020-22)
    • signed reworked extension with Chicago White Sox 11/21/19 after accepting 1 year, $17.8M qualifying offer as a free agent 11/14/19
    • $5M signing bonus, paid 7/1/20
    • 20:$11M, 21:$16M, 22:$18M
    • $4M of 2022 salary is deferred, to be paid in equal installments each July 1, 2023-26
    • Full no-trade protection for 2020. May block deals to 10 clubs in 2021 and five clubs in 2022.
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for AL MVP ($90,000 for second in vote, $80,000 for third, $70,000 for fourth, $60,000 for fifth). $100,000 for WS MVP. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $50,000 for Sporting News All Star. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star start. $15,000 each for Silver Slugger, All Star reserve
  • 1 year/$16M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • Chicago White Sox made $17.8M qualifying offer 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$13M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$10.825M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/17/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 6 years/$68M (2014-19)
    • signed as a free agent from Cuba by Chicago White Sox 10/29/13
    • $10M signing bonus
    • 14:$7M, 15:$7M, 16:$10M, 17:$10.5M, 18:$11.5M, 19:$12M
    • award bonuses, including $15,000 for All-Star selection
    • once eligible, may opt in to arbitration and out of remaining guaranteed salaries
    • at signing, largest-ever contract for an international free agent
    • Abreu exercised right to opt in to arbitration 11/14/16
  • agent: ISE (left Praver Shapiro 5/15)
  • ML service: 10.000

Josh Hader lhp
5 years/$95M (2024-28)

  • 5 years/$95M (2024-28)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/19/24
    • 24-28: $19M annually
    • award bonus: $1M for Reliever of the Year
    • full no-trade protection
  • 1 year/$14.1M (2023)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
    • San Diego made $20.325M Qualifying Offer 11/6/23
  • 1 year/$11M (2022)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Milwaukee 8/1/22 with $3,928,571 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$6.675M (2021)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2020)
    • lost arbitration with Milwaukee 2/14/20 ($6.4M-$4.1M)
  • 1 year/$687,600 (2019)
    • renewed by Milwaukee 3/8/19
  • 1 year/$556,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 7/30/15
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Baltimore 7/31/13
  • drafted by Baltimore 2012 (19-582) (Old Mill HS, Millersville, Md.)
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 6.115

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: 8.140

Ryan Pressly rhp
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
    • full no-trade protection
  • 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
  • ML service: 10.039

Framber Valdez lhp
1 year/$12.1M (2024)

  • 1 year/$12.1M (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$6.8M (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 4.163

Kyle Tucker of
1 year/$12M (2024)

  • 1 year/$12M (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5M (2023)
    • lost arbitration with Houston 2/9/23 ($7.5M-$5M)
  • 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 ($4,188,700 slot)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 4.079

Rafael Montero rhp
3 years/$34.5M (2023-25)

  • 3 years/$34.5M (2023-25)
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 11/12/22
    • 23-25:$11.5M annually
    • annual performance bonuses: $250,000 for 30 games finished. $100,000 each for 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 games
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for Reliever of Year ($65,000 for second or third place in Reliever of Year race). $50,000 for All Star.
  • 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: 7.138

Yordan Alvarez lf-dh
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: 4.113

Kendall Graveman rhp
3 years/$24M (2022-24)

  • 3 years/$24M (2022-24)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/30/21
    • salaries of $8M annually
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/28/23 with $2,795,699 remaining in 2023 salary
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2021)
    • re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 10/29/20
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 innings. $500,000 each for 20, 30, 40 games finished.
    • roster bonuses: $100,000 each for 30, 60, 90, 120, 150 days on active Major League roster
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Seattle 7/26/21 with $463,710 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$2M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/26/19
    • 20:$1.5M, 21:$3.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 15, 25, 40, 50, 65, 75, 90 innings pitched. $200,000 each for 100, 115, 140, 150 IP.
    • Graveman will become a free agent if 2021 option is declined
    • Seattle declined 2021 option 10/28/20
  • 1 year/$575,000 (2019), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/22/18
    • 19:$0.575M, 20:$3M club option
    • 2019 salary increases to $2M with 1 day on active ML roster
    • may earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses
    • Chicago Cubs declined 2020 option 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$2.36M (2018)
    • lost arbitration with Oakland 2/10/18 ($2.6M-$2.36M)
    • non-tendered by Oakland 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 9/4/14
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Toronto 11/28/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2013 (8-235) (Mississippi State)
  • $5,000 signing bonus ($156,900 slot)
  • agent: Sports One
  • ML service: 8.078

Cristian Javier rhp
5 years/$64M (2023-27)

  • 5 years/$64M (2023-27)
    • signed extension with Houston 2/10/23 (avoided arbitration, $3.5M-$3M)
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 23:$3M, 24:$7M, 25:$10M, 26:$21M, 27:$21M
    • 2026 and 2027 salaries may rise based on Cy Young voting in 2023-27, with increases of $2M for each first-place finish, $1M for each second-place finish and $500,000 for finishing third-fifth
    • limited no-trade protection: Javier may block deals to 10 clubs annually in 2026 and 2027
  • 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
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 4.000

Victor Caratini c
2 years/$12M (2024-25)

  • 2 years/$12M (2024-25)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/5/23
    • 24:$6M, 25:$6M
    • annual performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 375, 400 plate appearances. $100,000 each for 425, 450, 475, 500 PAs
    • award bonuses
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2023)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/12/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2022)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from San Diego 4/6/22 (Padres pay Brewers an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2021)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$592,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Chicago Cubs 12/29/20
  • 1 year/$569,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Atlanta 7/31/14
  • drafted by Atlanta 2013 (2-65) (Miami-Dade JC)
  • $800,000 signing bonus ($858,800 slot)
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.051

José Urquidy rhp
1 year/$3.75M (2024)

  • 1 year/$3.75M (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.025M (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 4.049

Mauricio Dubón 2b
1 year/$3.5M (2024)

  • 1 year/$3.5M (2024)
    • won arbitration with Houston 2/6/24 ($3.5M-$3M)
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/13/23 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 3.162

Chas McCormick rf
1 year/$2.85M (2024)

  • 1 year/$2.85M (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$752,500 (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 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: 3.000

Luis Garcia rhp
1 year/$1.875M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1.875M (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$763,200 (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 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: 3.083

Bryan Abreu rhp
1 year/$1.75M (2024)

  • 1 year/$1.75M (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/24 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$745,200 (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 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: 3.022

Jon Singleton 1b
1 year/$850,000 (2024)

  • 1 year/$850,000 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 10/31/22 (minor-league contract)
    • DFA by Milwaukee 1/23/23, released 1/26/23
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/10/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 6/3/23
    • DFA by Milwaukee 6/17/23, sent outright to Triple-A 6/21/23 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 6/24/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/8/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 5 years/$10M (2014-18), plus 2019-21 club options
    • signed extension with Houston 6/5/14, replacing 1-year/$500,000 deal ($40,750 in minors) signed 3/6/14
    • 14:$1.5M, 15:$2M, 16:$2M, 17:$2M, 18:$2M, 19:$2.5M club option ($500,000 buyout), 20:$5M club option ($250,000 buyout), 21:$13M club option ($250,000 buyout)
    • may earn additional $5M in performance, award bonuses
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/22/16
    • released by Houston 5/21/18
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Houston 10/2/13
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 7/29/11 (H. Pence deal)
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2009 (8-257) (Millikan HS, Long Beach, Calif.)
  • $200,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe
  • ML service: 1.069

Tayler Scott rhp
1 year/$790,000 (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/20/23 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $790,000 in majors
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/8/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 5/22/23
    • acquired by Boston in trade 6/22/23 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 6/17/23
    • claimed by Oakland off waivers 7/19/23 after being DFA by Boston 7/16/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/6/23 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/17/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/3/22
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from San Diego 9/14/22
    • DFA by Philadelphia 12/16/22, sent outright to Triple-A 12/23/22 (elected free agency)
  • 2021
    • re-signed by Hiroshima of Japan
  • 2020
    • signed by Hiroshima of Japan
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/5/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/7/19
    • claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Seattle 6/25/19
  • 2018
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 2017
    • acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/17
  • 2016
    • released by Chicago Cubs 3/29/16
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/4/16 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (5-159) (Notre Dame Prep, Scottsdale, Ari.)
  • $279,950 signing bonus ($157,500 slot)
  • ML service: 1.015

Jeremy Peña ss
1 year/$783,500 (2024)

  • 1 year/$783,500 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year/$754,900 (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 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: 2.000

Hunter Brown rhp
1 year/$774,500 (2024)

  • 1 year/$774,500 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year/$725,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Houston 9/1/22
  • drafted by Houston 2019 (5-166) (Wayne State)
  • $325,000 signing bonus ($306,800 slot)
  • ML service: 1.035

Yainer Diaz c
1 year/$768,900 (2024)

  • 1 year/$768,900 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year/$720,300 (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Houston 9/1/22
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Cleveland 7/30/21
  • signed by Cleveland 12/7/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.035

J.P. France rhp
1 year/$767,600 (2024)

  • 1 year/$767,600 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/13/22
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • drafted by Houston 2018 (14-432) (Mississippi State)
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.149

Jake Meyers lf
1 year/$767,300 (2024)

  • 1 year/$767,300 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year/$732,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 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: 2.044

Seth Martinez rhp
1 year/$753,600 (2024)

  • 1 year/$753,600 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year/$730,200 (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 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: 1.108

Ronel Blanco rhp
1 year/$749,800 (2024)

  • 1 year/$749,800 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year/$721,200 (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 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
  • $5,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.101

Oliver Ortega rhp
1 year/$748,500 (2024)

  • 1 year/$748,500 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • claimed by Minnesota off waivers 1/6/23 after being DFA by LA Angels 12/22/22
    • DFA by Minnesota 1/10/23, sent outright to Triple-A 1/17/23
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/20/23
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Minnesota 10/25/23
  • 1 year/$710,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/22
    • DFA by LA Angels 12/22/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 9/1/21
  • signed by LA Angels 12/8/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.019

Parker Mushinski lhp
1 year/$747,400 (2024)

  • 1 year/$747,400 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year/$721,800 (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 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: 1.016

Bennett Sousa lhp
1 year/$742,300 (2024)

  • 1 year/$742,300 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 2/22/23 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 2/20/23
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/23
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade 4/9/23 after being DFA by Cincinnati 4/5/23
    • claimed by Detroit off waivers from Milwaukee 8/29/23
    • claimed by Houston off waivers 9/3/23 after being DFA by Detroit 9/1/23
  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/22
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/19/21
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2018 (10-288) (Virginia)
  • $10,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.156

Grae Kessinger ss
1 year/$742,100 (2024)

  • 1 year/$742,100 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Houston 6/5/23
  • drafted by Houston 2019 (2-68) (Mississippi)
  • $750,000 signing bonus ($953,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.119

Shawn Dubin rhp
1 year/$741,600 (2024)

  • 1 year/$741,600 (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 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: 0.015

Penn Murfee rhp
1 year/$740,000 (2024)

  • 1 year/$740,000 (2024)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/29/23 (split contract)
    • claimed by Houston off waivers from Atlanta 3/27/24
  • 1 year/$727,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/23
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Seattle 10/31/23
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from NY Mets 11/14/23
    • non-tendered by Atlanta 11/17/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Seattle 4/20/22
  • drafted by Seattle 2018 (33-988) (Santa Clara)
  • $5,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.169

Jacob Amaya 2b-ss
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/24
    • acquired by Houston in trade 4/6/24 after being DFA by Miami 4/2/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 1/11/23
    • re-signed by Miami 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/19/21
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/22
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2017 (11-340) (South Hills HS, West Covina, Calif.)
  • $247,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.010

Spencer Arrighetti rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/10/24
  • drafted by Houston 2021 (6-178) (Louisiana-Lafayette)
  • $147,500 signing bonus ($277,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Trey Cabbage 1b-of
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • acquired by Houston in trade 1/31/24 after being DFA by LA Angels 1/27/24
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/14/23
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/28/21 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Minnesota 2015 (4-110) (Grainger)
  • $760,000 signing bonus ($517,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.056

Dylan Coleman rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year/$731,750 (2023)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/23
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Kansas City 12/6/23
  • 1 year/$700,650 (2022)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from San Diego 11/5/20
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/20/21
  • drafted by San Diego 2018 (4-111) (Missouri State)
  • $500,000 signing bonus ($502,800 slot)
  • ML service: 1.076

Kenedy Corona of
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by Houston 11/14/23
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • acquired by Houston in trade from NY Mets 12/5/19
  • signed by NY Mets 4/6/19 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Blair Henley rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/8/24
  • drafted by Houston 2019 (7-226) (Texas)
  • $150,000 signing bonus ($188,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

David Henlsey 2b
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year/$722,600 (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/20/22
  • drafted by Houston 2018 (26-792) (San Diego State)
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.131

Joey Loperfido 1b-of
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/30/24
  • drafted by Houston 2021 (7-208) (Duke)
  • $72,500 signing bonus ($216,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

César Salazar c-1b
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year/$720,000 (2023)
    • contract selected by Houston 3/28/23
  • drafted by Houston 2018 (7-222) (Arizona)
  • $160,000 signing bonus ($187,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.080

Alex Speas rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/24
    • acquired by Oakland in trade 4/6/24 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 4/5/24
    • claimed by Houston off waivers 5/10/24 after being DFA by Oakland 5/8/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/19/23
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 10/3/23 after being DFA by Texas 9/30/23
  • drafted by Texas 2016 (2-63) (McEachern HS, Powder Springs, Ga.)
  • $1.024M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.007

Forrest Whitley rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
  • 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 ($2,504,200 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

 

Minor Leagues

Miguel Díaz rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/24
    • claimed by Houston off waivers 4/4/24 after being DFA by Detroit 3/28/24
    • DFA by Houston 4/8/24, sent outright to Triple-A 4/11/24 (elected free agency)
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 4/12/24 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/29/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/1/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/12/22 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $800,000 in majors
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/29/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by San Diego as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 4/30/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 10/30/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/3/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$560,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
    • non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • selected by Minnesota from Milwaukee in Rule 5 draft 12/8/16
    • acquired by San Diego in trade from Minnesota 12/8/16
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • signed by Milwaukee 12/1/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.163

Justin Dirden rf
2024

  • signed by Houston 6/19/20 as an amateur free agent (Southeast Missouri State)
  • ML service:

Bryan Garcia rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 2/7/23 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/22
    • DFA by Detroit 4/16/22, sent outright to Triple-A 4/20/22
    • contract selected by Detroit 7/28/22
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 11/10/22 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$576,600 (2021)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/21
  • 1 year/$564,400 (2020)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/1/19
  • drafted by Detroit 2016 (6-175) (Miami)
  • $289,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 1.155 (through 2022)

Cooper Hummel lf
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers 1/16/24 after being DFA by NY Mets 1/12/24
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/24
    • claimed by Houston off waivers 4/4/24 after being DFA by San Francisco 3/28/24
    • DFA by Houston 4/10/24, sent outright to Triple-A 4/14/24
  • 1 year/$723,800 (2023)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/23
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Seattle 12/1/23
  • 1 year/$700,000 (2022)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/19/21
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/22
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Arizona 11/17/22
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Milwaukee 7/28/21
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2016 (18-531) (Portland)
  • $98,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.156

Tyler Ivey rhp
2024

  • 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 (through 2022)

Joel Kuhnel rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • DFA by Houston 1/4/24, sent outright to Triple-A 1/11/24 (elected free agency)
    • re-signed by Houston as a free agent 1/29/24 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/12/24
    • DFA by Houston 4/30/24
  • 1 year/$730,000 (2023)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/23
    • acquired by Houston in trade 6/17/23 after being DFA by Cincinnati 6/13/23
  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 5/8/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 8/15/19
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/26/20
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2016 (11-318) (Texas-Arlington)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.097

Pedro Leon of-ss
2024

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

Dixon Machado ss
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/22/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/21 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/30/22
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/30/22
    • DFA by San Francisco 8/6/22
  • 1 year/$700,000 (2021), plus 2022 option
    • re-signed by Lotte Giants of South Korea 11/9/20
    • 21:$650,000, 22:$800,000 club option ($50,000 buyout)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Lotte Giants of South Korea 11/19
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/2/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$553,600 (2018)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/18
    • DFA by Detroit 7/5/18, sent outright to Triple-A 7/8/18
  • 1 year/$537,800 (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/25/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Detroit 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/2/13
    • DFA by Detroit 12/4/13, sent outright to Triple-A 12/13/13
  • signed by Detroit 7/2/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports
  • ML service: 2.015 (through 2022)

Brailyn Marquez lhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/5/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/6/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/22
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 11/18/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/27/20
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 8/23/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $600,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Nova Sports
  • ML service: 0.003 (through 2022)

J.J. Matijevic 1b-lf
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/23
    • DFA by Houston 3/30/23, sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/23
  • 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: 0.102 (through 2022)

Brice Matthews ss
2024

  • drafted by Houston 2023 (1-28) (Nebraska)
  • $2,478,200 signing bonus ($2,880,700 slot)
  • ML service:

Jacob Melton of
2024

  • drafted by Houston 2022 (2-64) (Linn Belton CC, Albany, Ore.)
  • $1 signing bonus ($1,104,100 slot)
  • ML service:

Alex Santos rhp
2024

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

Drew Strotman rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 1/29/24 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2023)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/28/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/22
    • claimed by Texas off waivers 9/19/22 after being DFA by Minnesota 9/17/22
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers from Texas 11/10/22
    • non-tendered by San Francisco 11/18/22
  • 1 year/$570,500 (2021)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/20
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/21
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Tampa Bay 7/22/21
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2017 (4-109) (St. Mary’s)
  • $367,500 signing bonus ($492,200 slot)
  • ML service: 0.017

Wander Suero rhp
1 year (2024)

  • 1 year (2024)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/7/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Houston 4/9/24
    • DFA by Houston 4/12/24, sent outright to Triple-A 4/15/24
  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/25/23 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 5/5/23
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 5/22/23, sent outright to Triple-A 5/25/23
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/10/23
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 10/19/23 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 3/31/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$600,700 (2021)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/21
    • non-tendered by Washington 11/30/21
  • 1 year/$582,200 (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/20
  • 1 year/$562,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Washington 11/3/17
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • signed by Washington 2/2/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 3.144

Miguel Ullola rhp
2024

  • signed by Houston 1/15/21 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

Tyler Whitaker of
2024

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