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2008 Houston Astros Payroll Details

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  • The team payroll $ value represents the starting payroll on opening day.
  • The list includes all players who played at least 1 game for this team for this season and may not include all players added after opening day. For these players, the assumption is that they earned the minimum MLB salary.
  • Centiles: All players for a given year are divided into 100 groups based on a sorted list of salaries. The top 1% of salaries are in centile #100. The lowest centile is ~20 since most players below this value are making the league minimum.
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    2008 Houston Astros Payroll Metrics
    PlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoSalaryTeam RankMLB RankCentileLeague MinLeague Avg
    Reggie AbercrombieOF6-3210R-R26LAN: 1999-23-704$ 390,000317530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Alberto AriasP5-11150R-R24Not drafted$ 390,000417530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Brad AusmusC5-11195R-R39NYA: 1987-48-1152$ 2,000,0001331565$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Brandon BackeP6-0185R-R30TBA: 1998-18-552$ 800,0001944850$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Lance BerkmanDH6-1205B-L32HOU: 1997-1-16$ 14,500,00022698$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Geoff Blum3B6-3195B-R35MON: 1994-7-196$ 1,100,0001639457$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Dave BorkowskiP6-1200R-R31DET: 1995-11-294$ 800,0001844851$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Michael BournCF5-11180L-R25PHI: 2003-4-115$ 396,0002666926$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Doug BrocailP6-5235L-R41SDN: 1986-1-12$ 2,500,0001128969$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Tim ByrdakP5-11180L-L34KCA: 1994-5-135$ 390,000327530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jack CasselP6-2190R-R27SDN: 2000-25-739$ 390,000337530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jose Castillo2B6-1198R-R27Not drafted$ 650,0002147548$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Shawn ChaconP6-3212R-R30COL: 1996-3-86$ 2,000,0001231565$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jose CruzRF6-0200B-R34SEA: 1995-1-3$ 650,0002047548$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Darin ErstadCF-1B6-2212L-L34CAL: 1995-1-1$ 1,000,0001740356$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Geoff GearyP6-0176R-R31PHI: 1998-15-434$ 1,125,0001438957$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    LaTroy HawkinsP6-5204R-R35MIN: 1991-7-180$ 3,750,000923774$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Runelvys HernandezP6-1205R-R27Not drafted$ 390,000347530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    J.R. HouseC5-10200R-R28PIT: 1999-5-152$ 390,000307530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Carlos Lee1B6-2220R-R32UDFA$ 12,500,00044696$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Mark Loretta2B-SS6-0190R-R36MIL: 1993-7-207$ 2,750,0001028269$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Kazuo MatsuiSS5-10185B-R32Not drafted$ 5,500,000516282$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Edwin MaysonetSS6-0180R-R26HOU: 2003-19-569$ 390,000377530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Brian MoehlerP6-3235R-R36DET: 1993-6-165$ 500,0002249146$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    David NewhanRF-2B5-10180L-R34OAK: 1995-17-456$ 390,000297530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Fernando NieveP6-0170R-R25Not drafted$ 390,000367530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Roy OswaltP6-0170R-R30HOU: 1996-23-684$ 13,000,00033996$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Chad ParontoP6-5225R-R32BAL: 1996-8-231$ 390,000357530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Hunter PenceRF6-4210R-R25HOU: 2004-2-64$ 396,0002766926$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Tomas Perez2B-SS5-11177B-R34MON: 1998-45-1333$ 390,000287530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Humberto QuinteroC6-1190R-R28Not drafted$ 405,0002459334$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Wandy RodriguezP5-11160B-L29Not drafted$ 451,0002350744$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Mark Saccomanno3B6-2210R-R28HOU: 2003-23-689$ 390,000387530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Chris SampsonP6-0170R-R30HOU: 1999-8-263$ 401,0002562831$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Miguel Tejada2B-3B5-9188R-R34Not drafted$ 14,811,41412498$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    J.R. TowlesC6-2190R-R24HOU: 2004-20-604$ 390,000407530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jose ValverdeP6-4220R-R28UDFA$ 4,700,000719479$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Oscar VillarrealP6-1190L-R26Not drafted$ 1,125,0001538957$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Ty Wigginton1B-LF6-0210R-R30NYN: 1998-17-514$ 4,350,000820878$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Randy WolfP6-0194L-L31PHI: 1997-2-54$ 4,750,000619080$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Wesley WrightP5-10150R-L23LAN: 2003-7-211$ 390,000397530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252


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