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2005 Houston AstrosSeason Roster
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Willy Taveras played for the 2005 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record89-73 (2nd in National League Central)League Rank3rdMLB Rank8th
ManagerPhil GarnerGeneral ManagerTim Purpura
CoachesMark Bailey (Bullpen Coach), Cecil Cooper (Bench Coach), Jose Cruz (First Base Coach), Gary Gaetti (Hitting Coach), Jim Hickey (Pitching Coach), Doug Mansolino (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsLost World Series (White Sox)
#1 Draft PickBrian Bogusevic (#24)
Minor League AffiliatesRound Rock Express (AAA) 74-70 ... Corpus Christi Hooks (AA) 64-76 ... Salem Avalanche (A+) 67-74 ... Lexington Legends (A) 81-58 ... Tri City ValleyCats (A-) 34-42 ... Greeneville Astros (Rk) 29-37 ...
Years Available1962-2017

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The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2005 Houston Astros.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2005 baseball season.

2005 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)
38Ezequiel AstacioP6-3 156 R-R 1979-11-04 25Hato Mayor del Rey,Dom Rep MLB2001-20112005-2006  
1998-   UDFA-PHI
 
11Brad AusmusC5-11 195 R-R 1969-04-14 36New Haven,Connecticut MLB1988-20101993-2010Cheshire (Cheshire,CT)
1987-48-1152-NYA
 
41Brandon BackeP6-0 185 R-R 1978-04-05 27Galveston,Texas MLB1997-20092002-2009Ball (Galveston,TX)Galveston Col
1998-18- 552-TBA
 
5Jeff Bagwell1B6-0 195 R-R 1968-05-27 37Boston,Massachusetts MLB1988-20051991-2005Xavier (Middletown,CT)Hartford
1989- 4- 110-BOS
 
17Lance Berkman1B6-1 205 B-L 1976-02-10 29Waco,Texas MLB1995-20131999-2013Canyon (New Braunfels,TX)Rice U.
1997- 1-  16-HOU
Retired  
7Craig Biggio2B5-11 180 R-R 1965-12-14 39Smithtown,New York MLB1985-20071988-2007Kings Park (Kings Park,NY)Seton Hall U.
1987- 1-  22-HOU
 
4Eric Bruntlett2B6-0 200 R-R 1978-03-29 27Lafayette,Indiana MLB1997-20102003-2009William Henry Harrison (West Lafayette,IN)Stanford U.
2000- 9- 277-HOU
 
2Chris BurkeLF5-11 183 R-R 1980-03-11 25Louisville,Kentucky MLB2000-20102004-2009St. Xavier (Louisville,KY)Tennessee
2001- 1-  10-HOU
 
53Mike BurnsP6-1 190 R-R 1978-07-14 26Westminster,California MLB1998-20132005-2009Diamond Bar (Diamond Bar,CA)Cal St Los Angeles
2000-30- 907-HOU
 
46Raul ChavezC5-11 210 R-R 1973-03-18 32Valencia,Venezuela MLB1990-20111996-2009  
1990-   UDFA-HOU
 
22Roger ClemensP6-4 230 R-R 1962-08-04 42Dayton,Ohio MLB1982-20121984-2007Spring Woods (Houston,TX)Texas, San Jacinto Col
1983- 1-  19-BOS
 
58Travis DriskillP6-0 225 R-R 1971-08-01 33Omaha,Nebraska MLB1991-20072002-2007Anderson (Austin,TX)Texas Tech U.
1993- 4- 111-CLE
 
56Brandon DuckworthP6-2 185 B-R 1976-01-23 29Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1995-20132001-2008Kearns (Kearns,UT)Cal St Fullerton, Col. So.Idaho
1996-61-1608-ARI
Free Agent  
14Morgan Ensberg3B6-2 210 R-R 1975-08-26 29Hermosa Beach,California MLB1995-20082000-2008Redondo Union (Redondo Beach,CA)USC
1998- 9- 272-HOU
 
28Adam EverettSS6-0 156 R-R 1977-02-02 28Austell,Georgia MLB1996-20112001-2011Harrison (Kennesaw,GA)South Carolina, North Carolina St
1998- 1-  12-BOS
 
31John FrancoP5-10 185 L-L 1960-09-17 44Brooklyn,New York MLB1979-20051984-2005Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)St. John's U.
1981- 5- 125-LAN
 
45Mike GalloP6-0 180 L-L 1977-04-02 28Long Beach,California MLB1996-20102003-2006Millikan (Long Beach,CA)Long Beach St, Long Beach City Col
1999- 5- 173-HOU
 
31Charles GipsonLF-CF6-2 180 R-R 1972-12-16 32Orange,California MLB1992-20051998-2005Loara (Anaheim,CA)Cypress Col
1991-63-1493-SEA
 
43Chad HarvilleP5-9 180 R-R 1976-09-16 28Selmer,Tennessee MLB1995-20071999-2006Hardin County (Savannah,TN)Memphis
1997- 2-  63-OAK
 
26Mike Lamb1B6-1 185 L-R 1975-08-09 29West Covina,California MLB1995-20112000-2010Bishop Amat (La Puente,CA)Cal St Fullerton
1997- 7- 227-TEX
 
16Jason LaneRF6-2 215 R-L 1976-12-22 28Santa Rosa,California MLB1996-20152002-2014Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa,CA)USC, Santa Rosa Junior Col
1999- 6- 203-HOU
Free Agent  
54Brad LidgeP6-5 200 R-R 1976-12-23 28Sacramento,California MLB1996-20122002-2012Cherry Creek (Englewood,CO)Notre Dame
1998- 1-  17-HOU
Retired  
44Roy OswaltP6-0 170 R-R 1977-08-29 27Weir,Mississippi MLB1996-20132001-2013Weir (Weir,MS)Holmes CC
1996-23- 684-HOU
Retired  
19Orlando PalmeiroLF-RF5-11 175 L-L 1969-01-19 36Hoboken,New Jersey MLB1990-20071995-2007Southridge (Miami,FL)Miami, Miami-Dade Col
1991-33- 870-CAL
 
21Andy PettitteP6-5 225 L-L 1972-06-15 33Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1991-20131995-2013Deer Park (Deer Park,TX)San Jacinto Col
1990-22- 594-NYA
Free Agent  
50Chad QuallsP6-5 205 R-R 1978-08-17 26Lomita,California MLB1997-20172004-2017Narbonne (Harbor City,CA)Nevada, Los Angeles Harbor Col
2000- 2-  67-HOU
Free Agent  
9Humberto QuinteroC6-1 190 R-R 1979-08-02 25Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1999-20162003-2014  
1997-   UDFA-CHA
Free Agent  
51Wandy RodriguezP5-11 160 B-L 1979-01-18 26Santiago Rodriguez,Dom Rep MLB2001-20152005-2015  
1999-   UDFA-HOU
Free Agent  
30Luke ScottLF6-0 210 L-R 1978-06-25 27De Leon Springs,Florida MLB2000-20152005-2013DeLand (DeLand,FL)Oklahoma St, Indian River St
2001- 9- 277-CLE
Free Agent  
37Todd SelfRF6-5 210 L-R 1978-11-09 26Shreveport,Louisiana MLB2000-20092005-2005Southwood (Shreveport,LA)Louisiana-Monroe
2000-15- 457-HOU
 
36Russ SpringerP6-4 220 R-R 1968-11-07 36Alexandria,Louisiana MLB1987-20101992-2010Grant (Dry Prong,LA)Louisiana St
1989- 7- 181-NYA
 
43Scott StricklandP5-11 180 R-R 1976-04-26 29Houston,Texas MLB1995-20101999-2010Klein Oak (Spring,TX)New Mexico
1997-10- 316-MON
 
1Willy TaverasCF6-0 160 R-R 1981-12-25 23Tenares,Dom Rep MLB2000-20172004-2010  
1999-   UDFA-CLE
Free Agent  
20Jose Vizcaino2B-SS6-1 180 B-R 1968-03-26 37San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1987-20061989-2006  
1986-   UDFA-LAN
 
35Dan WheelerP6-3 222 R-R 1977-12-10 27Providence,Rhode Island MLB1997-20131999-2012Pilgrim (Warwick,RI)Central Arizona Col
1996-34-1024-TBA
Free Agent  
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