Jason Castro Contract, Salary and Net Worth

The Houston Astros selected Jason between Aaron Crow and Justin Smoak in the first round of the amateur draft in 2008.

No other catchers were selected in the first 75 picks, including Buster Posey and Kyle Skipworth. Scout Joe Graham and scouting director Bobby Heck agreed to pay Jason a $2,070,000 signing bonus as part of their contract.

Jason Castro
Jason Castro

In his first season of professional baseball, he hit .275/.381/.384 for the Tri-City Valley Cats of the New York-Penn League. MLB.com ranked him first, with David Cooper in second place.



When he played for the North Shore Honu that winter, he batted .333 and was named to the Hawaii Winter Baseball All-Star squad.

He tied for fifth place in the league in batting average, .005 ahead of Posey, and was selected to the All-Star team as a catcher (Posey was picked as a utility man).

His .300 average, 10 home runs, and 73 RBIs came from a year spent splitting time between the Lancaster Jethawks and the Corpus Christi Hooks, during which he also threw out 45 percent of would-be base stealers.

In the California League, he was ranked third, after Posey and Christian Friedrich, and sixth in the Texas League, behind Mat Latos and Chris Carter.

The best year for an Astros minor league catcher was actually had by.341 hitter Koby Clemens, who played in the same organization as he.

Jason Castro Contract

The Houston Astros signed Jason Castro to a two-year, $7 million contract that included a $2 million signing bonus and a $7 million base salary.

Jason Castro Salary

Jordan Castro has a yearly salary of $3,500,000 on average. Castro will be paid a base salary of $3,750,000 in 2022.

Jason Castro Net Worth

Jason Castro estimated Net Worth is $4 million to $6 million