Astros payroll reportedly at $44.5 million

The Associated Press on Tuesday published payroll information gathered for all 30 teams. The Astros came in at $44.5 million, which was the lowest in baseball, but an increase over last season. Here are the salaries for the 2014 Astros:

Scott Feldman $12,000,000
Dexter Fowler 7,850,000
Jesse Crain 3,250,000
Chad Qualls 2,750,000
Jason Castro 2,450,000
Matt Albers 2,250,000
Jerome Williams 2,100,000
Jose Altuve 1,437,500
Jesus Guzman 1,300,000
Matt Dominguez 510,100
Chris Carter 510,000
Lucas Harrell 509,700
Dallas Keuchel 508,700
Josh Fields 506,500
Carlos Corporan 505,300
Anthony Bass 505,200
Marwin Gonzalez 504,500
Robbie Grossman 504,500
Brad Peacock 504,300
Raul Valdes 504,300
Jonathan Villar 503,800
Brett Oberholtzer 503,600
Kevin Chapman 503,400
L.J. Hoes 502,900
Marc Krauss 502,300
Alex White 502,000
Jarred Cosart 500,000
Asher Wojciechowski 500,000


28? Shouldn’t it be 25 people? I wonder if there are incentives…imagine with this kind of payroll, you could offer a starter $100K for each win, or complete game!

Still the lowest, but it’s creeping up…

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