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1978 Houston Astros (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 74-88 .457
Rank: 5th in National League West
Run Differential: 605-634 -29
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,126,145 18/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Rod Boxberger (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tony Pacheco
Bench Coach: Bob Lillis
Hitting Coach: Deacon Jones
Pitching Coach: Mel Wright

#1 Draft Picks

Floyd Bannister (#1), J.R. Richard (#2), Bo McLaughlin (#14), Roger Metzger (#16)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9269.5712.5
8973.5496.0
8478.51911.0
7488.45721.0
6993.42626.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 Houston Astros. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 Houston Astros Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1HOU@ CINL9-110-1224Yes1911-2
    2HOU@ CINL4-50-25821No21316-3
    3HOU@ CINL1-20-361022No31418-4
    4HOU@ CINL3-90-461124No41727-10 
    5HOUvs LANL2-50-561225No4.51932-13
    6HOUvs LANW1-01-561225No3.52032-12 
    7HOUvs LANW11-102-551121No3.53142-11 
    8HOUvs CINL4-82-651123No53550-15
    9HOUvs CINW6-13-641019No44151-10 
    10HOUvs CINW4-34-64918No34554-9 
    11HOU@ SDNW5-15-64814No3.55055-5 
    12HOU@ SDNW2-16-64714No2.55256-4
    13HOU@ LANL1-56-74814No35361-8 
    14HOU@ LANW8-67-74714No26167-6 
    15HOU@ LANL1-57-84814No36272-10 
    16HOU@ LANL3-77-951016No46579-14 
    17HOUvs SDNW4-38-94915No3.56982-13 
    18HOUvs SDNW4-39-93711No37385-12 
    19HOUvs SDNL1-29-103814No47487-13
    20HOUvs MONL3-69-114916No57793-16 
    21HOUvs MONW3-110-113713No48094-14 
    22HOUvs MONL1-210-124916No48196-15
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    23HOU@ MONL3-1010-134817No4.584106-22 
    24HOU@ ATLL2-510-1451020No686111-25
    25HOU@ ATLL1-210-1561121No687113-26 
    26HOU@ PHIW5-111-154918No5.592114-22 
    27HOU@ PHIL1-311-1651120No5.593117-24 
    28HOU@ NYNW5-412-164918No4.598121-23 
    29HOU@ NYNW7-413-164817No4.5105125-20
    30HOUvs PHIW5-014-164815No5110125-15 
    31HOUvs PHIW6-115-164714No5116126-10 
    32HOUvs PHIW2-116-164613No5118127-9
    33HOUvs PHIL5-816-174713No5.5123135-12 
    34HOUvs ATLW6-017-174713No5.5129135-6 
    35HOUvs ATLW13-018-174611No4.51421357 
    36HOUvs ATLL4-618-184613No4.51461415
    37HOU@ SFNL2-318-194715No5.51481444 
    38HOU@ SFNL0-218-204816No6.51481462
    39HOU@ SFNL1-918-2151019No7.5149155-6 
    40HOUvs NYNW5-419-214817No7.5154159-5
    41HOUvs NYNL7-919-224918No7.5161168-7
    42HOUvs NYNL1-419-2351020No8.5162172-10 
    43HOUvs SFNL1-819-2451020No9.5163180-17 
    44HOUvs SFNL0-119-2551020No10.5163181-18 
    45HOUvs SFNW1-020-2551020No9.5164181-17 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    46HOUvs SLNW2-121-255919No9.5166182-16 
    47HOUvs SLNW5-222-264818No9172186-14
    48HOUvs SLNL1-222-264818No9172186-14 
    49HOUvs SLNL2-422-2751020No10174190-16
    50HOU@ CHNL1-222-2851020No10175192-17 
    51HOU@ CHNL4-922-2951020No10179201-22 
    52HOU@ SLNW11-723-294920No8.5190208-18
    53HOU@ SLNW12-524-294919No8.5202213-11 
    54HOU@ SLNL3-524-304920No9.5205218-13 
    55HOUvs PITW6-525-304819No9.5211223-12
    56HOUvs PITW2-126-304718No9.5213224-11
    57HOUvs PITL4-626-314819No10.5217230-13
    58HOUvs CHNL6-726-324818No12223237-14 
    59HOUvs CHNW5-427-324818No11228241-13 
    60HOUvs CHNW3-128-324818No11.5231242-11
    61HOU@ LANW5-329-324818No10.5236245-9
    62HOU@ LANL4-529-334818No11.5240250-10 
    63HOU@ LANW4-330-334817No10.5244253-9 
    64HOU@ SDNL0-330-344817No11.5244256-12 
    65HOU@ SDNL5-630-355919No12.5249262-13 
    66HOU@ SDNL1-630-375920No13.5254275-21 
    67HOU@ SDNL4-730-375920No13.5254275-21
    68HOUvs CINL3-430-385920No13.5257279-22
    69HOUvs CINW7-431-385920No13.5264283-19
    70HOUvs CINW3-032-385920No13267283-16 
    71HOUvs CINW5-033-385919No12.5272283-11 
    72HOUvs SDNL2-533-395920No12274288-14
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    73HOUvs SDNW9-234-405919No12.5286299-13 
    74HOUvs SDNL3-934-405919No12.5286299-13
    75HOUvs SDNL2-634-415920No12.5288305-17
    76HOU@ CINL7-834-425920No12.5295313-18 
    77HOU@ CINW3-135-425920No11.5298314-16 
    78HOU@ CINL1-235-435921No12.5299316-17
    79HOUvs LANL4-735-445921No13.5303323-20
    80HOUvs LANL1-735-4661022No15309337-28 
    81HOUvs LANL5-735-4661022No15309337-28 
    82HOUvs LANW5-136-4661022No14314338-24 
    83HOU@ MONL0-636-4761022No15314344-30 
    84HOU@ MONW4-338-476922No13.5323351-28 
    85HOU@ MONW5-438-476922No13.5323351-28
    86HOU@ MONL0-838-4861022No14.5323359-36 
    87HOU@ MONL1-638-4961022No15324365-41 
    88HOUvs PHIW2-139-4961021No15326366-40 
    89HOUvs PHIW9-140-4961020No14335367-32 
    90HOU@ NYNW8-341-5061020No14344372-28
    91HOU@ NYNL1-241-5061020No14344372-28 
    92HOU@ NYNL4-741-5261020No15.5352384-32
    93HOU@ NYNL4-541-5261020No15.5352384-32 
    94HOU@ PHIL1-641-5461021No16355398-43 
    95HOU@ PHIL2-841-5461021No16355398-43 
    96HOU@ PHIL2-341-5561122No17357401-44 
    97HOU@ PHIL2-1341-5661122No18359414-55 
    98HOUvs MONW6-542-5661021No17.5365419-54 
    99HOUvs MONW3-243-5661021No17.5368421-53 
    100HOUvs MONW5-044-5661020No16.5373421-48 
    101HOUvs NYNW8-345-5661020No16381424-43 
    102HOUvs NYNW4-346-5661020No15385427-42 
    103HOUvs NYNW4-347-5661020No15389430-41 
    104HOUvs SFNW4-148-566919No14393431-38 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    105HOUvs SFNW4-249-566919No13397433-36
    106HOUvs SFNL2-449-576920No14399437-38 
    107HOU@ ATLL2-749-5861020No15.5401444-43 
    108HOU@ ATLW5-351-585919No14413447-34
    109HOU@ ATLW7-051-585919No14413447-34 
    110HOU@ ATLL2-351-596919No14415450-35
    111HOU@ SFNL2-351-6061020No15417453-36
    112HOU@ SFNW6-552-6061020No14423458-35
    113HOUvs ATLL0-152-616919No14.5423459-36
    114HOUvs ATLW5-253-616918No13.5428461-33 
    115HOUvs ATLW3-054-615817No13.5431461-30 
    116HOU@ SLNW6-055-615817No13437461-24 
    117HOU@ SLNL5-1155-625817No13442472-30 
    118HOU@ SLNW4-256-625817No13446474-28 
    119HOU@ PITL1-556-645918No14.5449482-33 
    120HOU@ PITL2-356-645918No14.5449482-33
    121HOU@ PITL3-656-655918No15.5452488-36
    122HOU@ PITL2-456-666919No15.5454492-38
    123HOU@ PITL6-756-6861020No17461502-41
    124HOU@ PITL1-356-6861020No17461502-41 
    125HOUvs CHNW8-357-685918No16469505-36 
    126HOUvs CHNW2-158-685918No15.5471506-35 
    127HOUvs CHNW3-059-685918No15.5474506-32
    128HOUvs PITW7-560-685918No16481511-30
    129HOUvs PITW7-261-685817No15488513-25 
    130HOUvs PITL5-861-695918No15493521-28
    131HOUvs SLNW6-362-695816No15.5499524-25 
    132HOUvs SLNL2-462-705816No16.5501528-27 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    133HOU@ CHNL11-1462-715817No17.5512542-30
    134HOU@ CHNW8-563-715817No17520547-27
    135HOU@ CHNL2-363-735918No17.5524554-30
    136HOU@ CHNL2-463-735918No17.5524554-30
    137HOUvs CINL3-663-745918No18.5527560-33
    138HOUvs CINW3-264-745917No18530562-32 
    139HOUvs LANL2-364-755917No19.5532565-33
    140HOUvs LANW5-065-755917No18.5537565-28 
    141HOUvs SDNW10-466-755917No17.5547569-22 
    142HOUvs SDNW3-267-755816No17.5550571-21 
    143HOU@ CINL8-967-765917No18.5558580-22 
    144HOU@ CINL3-467-775917No19.5561584-23 
    145HOU@ LANL0-667-785917No20.5561590-29 
    146HOU@ LANL1-267-795917No21.5562592-30
    147HOU@ SDNW8-468-795917No21.5570596-26 
    148HOU@ SDNL1-268-805917No22.5571598-27 
    149HOU@ SDNL1-368-815917No22.5572601-29
    150HOUvs ATLL2-368-825918No23574604-30 
    151HOUvs ATLL2-368-835918No23576607-31 
    152HOUvs ATLW2-069-835918No22.5578607-29 
    153HOU@ SFNL0-269-845918No22.5578609-31 
    154HOU@ SFNL2-369-855918No23.5580612-32
    155HOU@ SFNL0-769-876920No25584625-41 
    156HOU@ SFNL4-669-876920No25584625-41 
    157HOU@ ATLW2-070-875918No24586625-39
    158HOU@ ATLW4-071-875918No23590625-35 
    159HOU@ ATLW4-372-875918No22594628-34
    160HOUvs SFNL1-272-885918No22595630-35 
    161HOUvs SFNW7-473-885918No22602634-32
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    162HOUvs SFNW3-074-885917No21605634-29


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