José Altuve Contract: Salary, Years, Total Value

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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve runs up the first base line after hitting a double during the third inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Sunday, May 22, 2022, in Houston.
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
BetMGM @BETMGM Mar 15, 2023, 1:55 AM

In his 12 years with the Houston Astros, José Altuve has made an impact. The eight-time All-Star has been a part of two World Series-winning teams (2017 and 2022), won six Silver Slugger awards, and was named 2017 AL MVP, so it’s no surprise he’s widely considered by fans and experts alike to be one of the greatest second basemen in MLB history.

So just how much is Altuve’s contract worth?

José Altuve Contract: Salary, Years, Total Value

José Altuve Contract

On March 19, 2018, José Altuve signed a seven-year, $163.5 million contract with the Houston Astros, including a $21 million signing bonus ($163.5 million guaranteed). The deal’s annual average salary is $23,357,143.

José Altuve Salary

In 2023, Altuve will earn a base salary of $26 million, while carrying a total salary of $29 million.

When Is José Altuve a Free Agent?

Without a contract extension from the Astros, Altuve will enter free agency at the end of the 2024 season.

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