Altuve & Bregman Dominate Astros’ Lengthy-Time period Payroll
2020 wage phrases are set to be hammered out within the coming days. However what about what’s owed to gamers past that time? The near-term financial image stays questionable at finest. That’ll make groups all of the extra cautious with assured future salaries.
Each group has some quantity of future money dedicated to gamers, all of it achieved earlier than the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe. There are a number of other ways to take a look at salaries; as an example, for functions of calculating the luxurious tax, the common annual worth is the touchstone, with up-front bonuses unfold over the lifetime of the deal. For this train, we’ll deal with precise money outlays that also have but to be paid.
We’ll run by way of each workforce, with a giant help from the Cot’s Baseball Contracts database. Subsequent up is the Astros:
(click on to increase/view element checklist)
Astros Complete Future Money Obligation: $254.79MM
*consists of buyouts of membership choices
*excludes remaining obligation to Zack Greinke retained by Diamondbacks