Season Information
Team Name
2008 Houston Astros
League
National League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
86-75 (.534)   GBL: -11
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
3 / 5 / 11
Runs For/Against
712 / 743   Diff: -31
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Spring Ballpark
Osceola County Stadium (Kissimmee,Florida)
Top Draft Pick
Jason Castro (1-10)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
12
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
7
Years Active
1962-2020
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2008 Houston Astros Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    50Reggie Abercrombie263OF-CF6-3210RR1981-07-15Columbus,GA
    1999- 23- 704-LAN
    MLB2006-20082000-20190.000US
    1Alberto Arias242P5-11150RR1983-10-14Santo Domingo,DR
    2000-  0-   0-COL
    MLB2007-20092003-20090.000DR
    11Brad Ausmus3916C-1B5-11195RR1969-04-14New Haven,CT
    1987- 48-1152-NYA
    MLB1993-20101988-20100.000US
    41Brandon Backe307P-OF6-0185RR1978-04-05Galveston,TX
    1998- 18- 552-TBA
    MLB2002-20091998-20095.088US
    17Lance Berkman32101B-LF6-1205BL1976-02-10Waco,TX
    1997-  1-  16-HOU
    MLB1999-20131997-20130.000US
    27Geoff Blum35103B-2B6-3195BR1973-04-26Redwood City,CA
    1994-  7- 196-MON
    MLB1999-20121994-20120.000US
    58Dave Borkowski317P6-1200RR1977-02-07Detroit,MI
    1995- 11- 294-DET
    MLB1999-20081995-20090.000US
    14Michael Bourn253CF-OF5-11180LR1982-12-27Houston,TX
    2003-  4- 115-PHI
    MLB2006-20162001-20170.000US
    26Doug Brocail4114P6-5235LR1967-05-16Clearfield,PA
    1986-  1-  12-SDN
    MLB1992-20091986-200914.134US
    48Tim Byrdak347P5-11180LL1973-10-31Oak Lawn,IL
    1994-  5- 135-KCA
    MLB1998-20131994-20130.000US
    20Jack Cassel272P6-2190RR1980-08-08Los Angeles,CA
    2000- 25- 739-SDN
    MLB2007-20082000-20090.000US
    13Jose Castillo2752B-SS6-1198RR1981-03-19Las Mercedes,VZ
    1997-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB2004-20081999-20160.000VZ
    30Shawn Chacon308P6-3212RR1977-12-23Anchorage,AK
    1996-  3-  86-COL
    MLB2001-20081996-20090.000US
    22Jose Cruz3412CF-RF6-0200BR1974-04-19Arroyo,PR
    1995-  1-   3-SEA
    MLB1997-20081995-20080.000PR
    2Darin Erstad34131B-CF6-2212LL1974-06-04Jamestown,ND
    1995-  1-   1-CAL
    MLB1996-20091995-200912.077US
    29Geoff Geary316P6-0176RR1976-08-26Buffalo,NY
    1998- 15- 434-PHI
    MLB2003-20091997-20114.098US
    22LaTroy Hawkins3514P6-5204RR1972-12-21Gary,IN
    1991-  7- 180-MIN
    MLB1995-20151991-20150.000US
    50Runelvys Hernandez275P6-1205RR1980-09-27Santo Domingo,DR
    1997-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB2002-20082001-20100.000DR
    59J.R. House285C-1B5-10200RR1979-11-11Charleston,WV
    1999-  5- 152-PIT
    MLB2003-20081999-20110.000US
    45Carlos Lee3210LF-3B6-2220RR1976-06-20Aguadulce,PN
    1994-  0-   0-CHA
    MLB1999-20121994-20120.000PN
    8Mark Loretta36142B-SS6-0190RR1971-08-14Santa Monica,CA
    1993-  7- 207-MIL
    MLB1995-20091993-200913.011US
    3Kazuo Matsui325SS-2B5-10185BR1975-10-23Osaka,JP
    2004-  0-   0-NYN
    MLB2004-20101995-20184.111JP
    23Edwin Maysonet261SS-2B6-0180RR1981-10-17Arecibo,PR
    2003- 19- 569-HOU
    MLB2008-20122003-20140.000PR
    38Brian Moehler3612P6-3235RR1971-12-31Rockingham,NC
    1993-  6- 165-DET
    MLB1996-20101993-20100.000US
    31David Newhan3482B-OF5-10180LR1973-09-07Fullerton,CA
    1995- 17- 456-OAK
    MLB1999-20081995-20090.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    64Fernando Nieve252P6-0170RR1982-07-15Puerto Cabello,VZ
    1999-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB2006-20102001-20180.000VZ
    44Roy Oswalt308P-LF6-0170RR1977-08-29Weir,MS
    1996- 23- 684-HOU
    MLB2001-20131997-20130.000US
    54Chad Paronto326P6-5225RR1975-07-28Woodsville,NH
    1996-  8- 231-BAL
    MLB2001-20091996-20110.000US
    9Hunter Pence252LF-OF6-4210RR1983-04-13Fort Worth,TX
    2004-  2-  64-HOU
    MLB2007-20192003-20190.000US
    13Tomas Perez3412SS-2B5-11177BR1973-12-29Barquisimeto,VZ
    1998- 45-1333-MON
    MLB1995-20081993-20080.000VZ
    55Humberto Quintero286C-1B6-1190RR1979-08-02Maracaibo,VZ
    1997-  0-   0-CHA
    MLB2003-20141999-20160.000VZ
    51Wandy Rodriguez294P5-11160BL1979-01-18Santiago Rodriguez,DR
    1999-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB2005-20152001-20150.000DR
    19Mark Saccomanno2811B-3B6-2210RR1980-04-30Houston,TX
    2003- 23- 689-HOU
    MLB2008-20081999-20100.000US
    43Chris Sampson303P-SS6-0170RR1978-05-23Pasadena,TX
    1999-  8- 263-HOU
    MLB2006-20101999-20112.053US
    10Miguel Tejada3412SS-3B5-9188RR1974-05-25Bani,DR
    1993-  0-   0-OAK
    MLB1997-20131995-20150.000DR
    46J.R. Towles242C-1B6-2190RR1984-02-11Crosby,TX
    2004- 20- 604-HOU
    MLB2007-20112004-20140.000US
    47Jose Valverde306P6-4220RR1978-03-24San Pedro de Macoris,DR
    1997-  0-   0-ARI
    MLB2003-20141999-20190.000DR
    56Oscar Villarreal266P6-1190LR1981-11-22Monterrey,MX
    1998-  0-   0-ARI
    MLB2003-20081999-20170.000MX
    21Ty Wigginton3073B-2B6-0210RR1977-10-11San Diego,CA
    1998- 17- 514-NYN
    MLB2002-20131998-20130.000US
    39Randy Wolf3110P-DH6-0194LL1976-08-22Canoga Park,CA
    1997-  2-  54-PHI
    MLB1999-20151997-20150.000US
    53Wesley Wright231P-rf5-10150RL1985-01-28Montgomery,AL
    2003-  7- 211-LAN
    MLB2008-20152003-20170.000US
    41 record(s)
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    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system