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1998 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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Ricky Gutierrez played for the 1998 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record102-60 (1st in National League Central)League Rank2ndMLB Rank3rd
ManagerLarry DierkerGeneral ManagerGerry Hunsicker
CoachesJose Cruz (First Base Coach), Mike Cubbage (Third Base Coach), Dave Engle (Bullpen Coach), Matt Galante (Bench Coach), Tommy McCraw (Hitting Coach), Vern Ruhle (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Padres)
#1 Draft PickBrad Lidge (#17)
Payroll$40,629,000
Attendance2,458,451
Minor League AffiliatesNew Orleans Zephyrs (AAA) 76-66 ... Jackson Generals (AA) 70-70 ... Kissimmee Cobras (A+) 64-75 ... Quad Cities River Bandits (A) 77-62 ... Auburn Doubledays (A-) 43-32 ... Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) 22-38 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1998 Statistics -- 1998 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1998 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1998 baseball season.

1998 Houston Astros Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
18Moises AlouLF6-3 195 R-R 1966-07-03 31Atlanta,Georgia MLB1986-20081990-2008   Canada Col
1986- 1-   2-PIT
 
11Brad AusmusC5-11 195 R-R 1969-04-14 29New Haven,Connecticut MLB1988-20101993-2010Cheshire (Cheshire,CT)
1987-48-1152-NYA
 
5Jeff Bagwell1B6-0 195 R-R 1968-05-27 30Boston,Massachusetts MLB1988-20051991-2005Xavier (Middletown,CT)Hartford
1989- 4- 110-BOS
 
14Derek BellRF6-2 215 R-R 1968-12-11 29Tampa,Florida MLB1987-20011991-2001King (Tampa,FL)
1987- 2-  49-TOR
 
78Sean BergmanP6-4 225 R-R 1970-04-11 28Joliet,Illinois MLB1990-20041993-2000Catholic Academy (Joliet,IL)So.Illinois U.
1991- 4- 114-DET
 
77Sean Berry3B5-11 200 R-R 1966-03-22 32Santa Monica,California MLB1986-20011990-2000West Torrance (Torrance,CA)UCLA
1986- 1-   9-KCA
 
7Craig Biggio2B5-11 180 R-R 1965-12-14 32Smithtown,New York MLB1985-20071988-2007Kings Park (Kings Park,NY)Seton Hall U.
1987- 1-  22-HOU
 
18Tim BogarSS6-2 198 R-R 1966-10-28 31Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1987-20021993-2001Buffalo Grove (Buffalo Grove,IL)Eastern Illinois U.
1987- 8- 212-NYN
 
46Jose CabreraP6-0 180 R-R 1972-03-24 26Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1992-20111997-2002  
1990-   UDFA-CLE
 
35Dave ClarkRF-LF6-2 210 L-R 1962-09-03 35Tupelo,Mississippi MLB1983-19991986-1998Shannon (Shannon,MS)Jackson St
1983- 1-  11-CLE
 
39Scott ElartonP6-7 240 R-R 1976-02-23 22Lamar,Colorado MLB1994-20131998-2008Lamar (Lamar,CO)
1994- 1-  25-HOU
Indy League  
25Tony EusebioC6-2 210 R-R 1967-04-27 31San Jose de Los Llamas,Dom Rep MLB1985-20011991-2001San Rafael (San Rafael,DR)
1985-   UDFA-HOU
 
8Carl EverettCF6-0 190 B-R 1971-06-03 27Tampa,Florida MLB1990-20101993-2006Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1990- 1-  10-NYA
 
64Mike GrzanichP6-1 180 R-R 1972-08-24 25Canton,Illinois MLB1992-20011998-1998Lewiston (Lewiston,ID)Parkland Col
1992-19- 517-HOU
 
12Ricky GutierrezSS6-1 175 R-R 1970-05-23 28Miami,Florida MLB1988-20061993-2004American Senior (Hialeah,FL)
1988- 1-  30-BAL
 
54John HalamaP6-5 200 L-L 1972-02-22 26Brooklyn,New York MLB1994-20121998-2006Bishop Ford Central Catholic (Brooklyn,NY)St. Francis
1994-23- 640-HOU
 
32Mike HamptonP5-10 180 R-L 1972-09-09 25Brooksville,Florida MLB1990-20101993-2010Crystal River (Crystal River,FL)
1990- 6- 161-SEA
 
94Reggie HarrisP6-2 217 R-R 1968-08-12 29Waynesboro,Virginia MLB1987-20061990-1999Waynesboro (Waynesboro,VA)
1987- 1-  26-BOS
 
19Doug HenryP6-4 205 R-R 1963-12-10 34Sacramento,California MLB1983-20011991-2001Tennyson (Hayward,CA)Arizona St
1985- 8- 185-MIL
 
51Richard HidalgoCF6-3 190 R-R 1975-07-02 22Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20091997-2005  
1991-   UDFA-HOU
 
36Jack Howell1B6-0 190 L-R 1961-08-18 36Tucson,Arizona MLB1983-19991985-1999Palo Verde (Tucson,AZ)Arizona
1983-   UDFA-CAL
 
22Pete IncavigliaLF6-1 230 R-R 1964-04-02 34Pebble Beach,California MLB1983-20021986-1998Monterey (Monterey,CA)Oklahoma St
1985- 1-   8-MON
 
41Randy JohnsonP6-10 230 R-L 1963-09-10 34Walnut Creek,California MLB1983-20091988-2009Livermore (Livermore,CA)USC
1985- 2-  36-MON
 
38Russ Johnson3B5-10 180 R-R 1973-02-22 25Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1992-20071997-2005Denham Springs (Denham Springs,LA)Louisiana St
1994- 1-  30-HOU
 
33Jose LimaP6-2 205 R-R 1972-09-30 25Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1990-20091994-2006  
1989-   UDFA-DET
 
52Mike MagnanteP6-1 185 L-L 1965-06-17 33Glendale,California MLB1985-20021991-2002John Burroughs (Burbank,CA)UCLA
1988-11- 283-KCA
 
2Mitch MeluskeyC6-0 185 B-R 1973-09-18 24Yakima,Washington MLB1992-20031998-2003Eisenhower (Yakima,WA)
1992-12- 322-CLE
 
51Trever MillerP6-4 195 R-L 1973-05-29 25Louisville,Kentucky MLB1991-20111996-2011Trinity (Louisville,KY)
1991- 1-  41-DET
 
39Ray MontgomeryRF-LF6-3 195 R-R 1969-08-08 28Bronxville,New York MLB1990-20011996-1998Archbishop Stepinac (White Plains,NY)Fordham U.
1990-13- 359-HOU
 
47C.J. NitkowskiP6-3 205 L-L 1973-03-09 25Suffern,New York MLB1992-20121995-2005Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey,NJ)St. John's U., Florida Atl U.
1994- 1-   9-CIN
Free Agent  
31J.R. Phillips1B6-1 185 L-L 1970-04-29 28West Covina,California MLB1988-20051993-1999Bishop Amat (La Puente,CA)
1988- 4-  91-CAL
 
39Jay PowellP6-4 225 R-R 1972-01-09 26Meridian,Mississippi MLB1991-20051995-2005West Lauderdale (Collinsville,MS)Mississippi St
1993- 1-  19-BAL
 
37Shane ReynoldsP6-3 210 R-R 1968-03-26 30Bastrop,Louisiana MLB1989-20041992-2004Ouachita Christian School (Monroe,LA)Texas
1989- 3-  72-HOU
 
26Bob ScanlanP6-4 220 R-R 1966-08-09 31Los Angeles,California MLB1984-20031991-2001Harvard-Westlake (North Hollywood,CA)
1984-25- 636-PHI
 
50Pete SchourekP6-5 220 L-L 1969-05-10 29Austin,Texas MLB1987-20011991-2001George C. Marshall (Falls Church,VA)
1987- 2-  56-NYN
 
28Bill Spiers3B6-2 190 L-R 1966-06-05 32Orangeburg,South Carolina MLB1985-20011989-2001Wade Hampton (Varnville,SC)Clemson U.
1987- 1-  13-MIL
 
13Billy WagnerP5-11 180 L-L 1971-07-25 26Tannersville,Virginia MLB1991-20101995-2010Tazewell (Tazewell,VA)Ferrum Col
1993- 1-  12-HOU
 
31Daryle Ward1B6-2 230 L-L 1975-06-27 23Lynwood,California MLB1994-20141998-2008Brethren Christian (Huntington Beach,CA)Santiago Canyon Col
1994-15- 417-DET
 
38 Players