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1986 HOUSTON ASTROS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  96-66   .593
Result:   1st in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Hal Lanier
General Manager:   Dick Wagner
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,734,276
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs: Season in progress

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Dave Lopes (41)
Youngest Player:  Rafael Montalvo (22)
Longest Tenure:  Jose Cruz (12)
Top Hitter:  Glenn Davis (10)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Scott (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Ryan Bowen (#13)

Roster Continuity:  76.69%
Top Prospect:   Billy Hatcher
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Houston9666.593--
Cincinnati8676.53110.0
SF Giants8379.51213.0
San Diego7488.45722.0
LA Dodgers7389.45123.0
Atlanta7289.44723.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1986-04-08vs SFN1L  3-8-22,935 Nolan RyanMike KrukowMike KrukowNolan RyanMark Davis38-5
1986-04-09vs SFN2L  1-4-6,875 Mike ScottScott GarreltsScott GarreltsMike ScottGreg Minton412-8
1986-04-10vs SFN3W  4-0-6,070 Bob KnepperVida BlueBob KnepperVida Blue 812-4
1986-04-11vs ATL4W  2-1-9,357 Jim DeshaiesDavid PalmerCharlie KerfeldDavid PalmerDave Smith1013-3
1986-04-12vs ATL5W  4-3-19,803 Nolan RyanRick MahlerNolan RyanRick MahlerDave Smith1416-2
1986-04-13vs ATL6L  7-8-8,739 Mike ScottJoe JohnsonJoe JohnsonMike ScottGene Garber2124-3
1986-04-15@ SFN7W  8-3-46,638Bob KnepperVida BlueBob KnepperVida BlueCharlie Kerfeld29272
1986-04-16@ SFN8W  4-1-3,590Nolan RyanRoger MasonNolan RyanRoger MasonDave Smith33285
1986-04-18@ CIN9W  6-4-26,126Mike ScottMario SotoMike ScottMario SotoDave Smith39327
1986-04-19@ CIN10W  4-3-17,564Bob KnepperTom BrowningBob KnepperTom BrowningDave Smith43358
1986-04-20@ CIN11W  6-4-17,878Jim DeshaiesBill GullicksonMike MaddenBill GullicksonCharlie Kerfeld493910
1986-04-21@ ATL12L  2-8-5,361Nolan RyanJoe JohnsonJoe JohnsonNolan Ryan 51474
1986-04-22@ ATL13W  3-2-6,316Mike ScottDavid PalmerCharlie KerfeldDuane Ward 54495
1986-04-23@ ATL14W  3-2-7,666Bob KnepperZane SmithJulio SolanoZane SmithDave Smith57516
1986-04-24vs CIN15L  0-3-10,245 Mike MaddenMario SotoMario SotoMike Madden 57543
1986-04-25vs CIN16W  3-1-16,296 Nolan RyanTom BrowningNolan RyanTom Browning 60555
1986-04-26vs CIN17W  1-0-38,442 Mike ScottBill GullicksonMike ScottBill Gullickson 61556
1986-04-27vs CIN18W  6-0-12,185 Bob KnepperJohn DennyBob KnepperJohn Denny 675512
1986-04-29@ PHI19L  4-12-16,313Nolan RyanShane RawleyShane RawleyNolan Ryan 71674
1986-04-30@ PHI20W  1-0-17,134Mike ScottKevin GrossMike ScottKevin GrossDave Smith72675
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1986-05-02@ MON21W  6-3-6,781Bob KnepperFloyd YoumansBob KnepperFloyd YoumansDave Smith78708
1986-05-03@ MON22L  6-7-11,769Nolan RyanJoe HeskethJeff ReardonFrank DiPino 84777
1986-05-04@ MON23L  6-7-13,810Mike ScottBryn SmithJeff ReardonDave Smith 90846
1986-05-06@ NYN24L  0-4-41,722Bob KnepperDwight GoodenDwight GoodenBob Knepper 90882
1986-05-07@ NYN25L  2-3-26,956Nolan RyanSid FernandezSid FernandezNolan RyanJesse Orosco92911
1986-05-09@ PIT26W  3-2-17,296Mike ScottBob KipperCharlie KerfeldJim WinnDave Smith95932
1986-05-10@ PIT27W  6-3-13,344Bob KnepperRick RhodenBob KnepperRick RhodenFrank DiPino101965
1986-05-11@ PIT28L  3-4-13,170Nolan RyanRick ReuschelJose DeLeonCharlie Kerfeld 1041004
1986-05-12vs PHI29L  1-5-8,354 Jim DeshaiesShane RawleyShane RawleyJim Deshaies 1051050
1986-05-13vs PHI30W  3-2-7,087 Mike ScottFreddie ToliverJulio SolanoDave Rucker 1081071
1986-05-14vs NYN31W  6-2-11,626 Bob KnepperBob OjedaBob KnepperBob Ojeda 1141095
1986-05-15vs NYN32L  2-6-13,856 Nolan RyanRon DarlingRon DarlingNolan Ryan 1161151
1986-05-16vs CHN33W  9-6-17,802 Jim DeshaiesDennis EckersleyJulio SolanoJay BallerDave Smith1251214
1986-05-17vs CHN34W  5-1-37,483 Mike ScottSteve TroutMike ScottSteve Trout 1301228
1986-05-18vs CHN35L  2-5-14,483 Bob KnepperScott SandersonGuy HoffmanBob KnepperLee Smith1321275
1986-05-20vs PIT36L  2-4-8,711 Nolan RyanBob KipperBob WalkNolan Ryan 1341313
1986-05-21vs PIT37L  1-2-6,990 Mike ScottRick RhodenRick RhodenMike Scott 1351332
1986-05-22vs PIT38W  4-0-4,784 Bob KnepperRick ReuschelBob KnepperRick Reuschel 1391336
1986-05-23@ CHN39L  1-4-20,532Julio SolanoRick SutcliffeRick SutcliffeJulio Solano 1401373
1986-05-24@ CHN40L  3-4-33,555Mike MaddenGuy HoffmanGeorge FrazierDave SmithLee Smith1431412
1986-05-25@ CHN41W  3-1-36,000Mike ScottScott SandersonCharlie KerfeldLee SmithDave Smith1461424
1986-05-26@ SLN42W  4-1-20,099Jim DeshaiesBob ForschJim DeshaiesBob ForschFrank DiPino1501437
1986-05-27@ SLN43W  5-4-20,146Bob KnepperDanny CoxDave SmithKen Dayley 1551478
1986-05-28@ SLN44W  4-3-17,582Mike MaddenJohn TudorCharlie KerfeldTodd Worrell 1591509
1986-05-30vs MON45L  0-1-13,854 Mike ScottBryn SmithBryn SmithMike ScottJeff Reardon1591518
1986-05-31vs MON46W  4-3-25,381 Nolan RyanJay TibbsFrank DiPinoTim BurkeDave Smith1631549
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1986-06-01vs MON47W  8-4-13,325 Bob KnepperJoe HeskethBob KnepperJoe Hesketh 17115813
1986-06-02vs SLN48L  2-9-11,669 Mike MaddenJohn TudorJohn TudorMike Madden 1731676
1986-06-03vs SLN49L  1-3-6,430 Jim DeshaiesGreg MathewsGreg MathewsJim DeshaiesTodd Worrell1741704
1986-06-04vs SLN50W  4-2-11,396 Mike ScottRay BurrisMike ScottRay BurrisDave Smith1781726
1986-06-05@ LAN51L  0-1-32,545Manny HernandezRick HoneycuttRick HoneycuttManny HernandezKen Howell1781735
1986-06-06@ LAN52L  2-3-38,991Bob KnepperBob WelchKen HowellBob Knepper 1801764
1986-06-07@ LAN53W  7-5-32,902Mike MaddenJerry ReussAurelio LopezKen HowellDave Smith1871816
1986-06-08@ LAN54W  3-2-47,404Mike ScottFernando ValenzuelaMike ScottFernando ValenzuelaDave Smith1901837
1986-06-09@ SDN55W  5-3-19,167Jim DeshaiesEric ShowJim DeshaiesEric ShowAurelio Lopez1951869
1986-06-10@ SDN56W  12-1-13,966Bob KnepperDave DraveckyBob KnepperDave Dravecky 20718720
1986-06-11@ SDN57L  7-11-13,686Mike MaddenAndy HawkinsLance McCullersFrank DiPino 21419816
1986-06-12vs SFN58W  4-1-16,342 Manny HernandezMike KrukowManny HernandezMike KrukowDave Smith21819919
1986-06-13vs SFN59L  1-3-23,532 Mike ScottMike LaCossMark DavisMike Scott 21920217
1986-06-14vs SFN60W  7-3-32,477 Jim DeshaiesTerry MulhollandJim DeshaiesTerry MulhollandAurelio Lopez22620521
1986-06-15vs SFN61L  2-7-22,958 Bob KnepperVida BlueVida BlueBob Knepper 22821216
1986-06-17@ CIN62L  4-5-16,824Manny HernandezChris WelshChris WelshManny HernandezJohn Franco23221715
1986-06-18@ CIN63L  2-3-17,426Mike ScottJohn DennyRon RobinsonDave Smith 23422014
1986-06-19@ CIN64W  6-2-25,920Jim DeshaiesMario SotoJim DeshaiesMario Soto 24022218
1986-06-20@ SFN65L  1-3-25,116Bob KnepperVida BlueVida BlueBob KnepperJuan Berenguer24122516
1986-06-21@ SFN66L  1-2-24,927Mark KnudsonScott GarreltsScott GarreltsMark KnudsonJuan Berenguer24222715
1986-06-22@ SFN67L  2-4-0Manny HernandezMike KrukowMike KrukowManny Hernandez 24423113
1986-06-22@ SFN68L  2-3-47,030Mike ScottMark DavisJuan BerenguerDave SmithChuck Hensley24623412
1986-06-23vs CIN69W  7-6-12,953 Jim DeshaiesJoe PriceLarry AndersenTed Power 25324013
1986-06-24vs CIN70W  8-4-17,487 Nolan RyanTom BrowningNolan RyanTom Browning 26124417
1986-06-25vs CIN71L  3-4-13,313 Bob KnepperChris WelshJohn FrancoAurelio Lopez 26424816
1986-06-27vs LAN72W  5-0-25,760 Mike ScottJerry ReussMike ScottJerry Reuss 26924821
1986-06-28vs LAN73W  6-4-34,252 Jim DeshaiesBob WelchJim DeshaiesBob WelchAurelio Lopez27525223
1986-06-29vs LAN74W  2-1-32,723 Nolan RyanFernando ValenzuelaManny HernandezFernando ValenzuelaFrank DiPino27725324
1986-06-30vs SDN75L  2-9-11,141 Bob KnepperDave DraveckyDave DraveckyBob Knepper 27926217
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1986-07-01vs SDN76L  4-7-13,866 Mark KnudsonEric ShowEric ShowMark KnudsonRich Gossage28326914
1986-07-02vs SDN77W  8-1-10,148 Mike ScottAndy HawkinsMike ScottAndy Hawkins 29127021
1986-07-03@ NYN78L  5-6-48,839Jim DeshaiesRon DarlingJesse OroscoFrank DiPino 29627620
1986-07-04@ NYN79L  1-2-28,557Nolan RyanDwight GoodenDwight GoodenDave Smith 29727819
1986-07-05@ NYN80W  2-1-50,939Bob KnepperBob OjedaCharlie KerfeldRoger McDowell 29927920
1986-07-06@ NYN81L  3-5-31,017Mark KnudsonSid FernandezSid FernandezMark KnudsonRoger McDowell30228418
1986-07-07@ MON82W  12-1-17,694Mike ScottDennis MartinezMike ScottDennis Martinez 31428529
1986-07-08@ MON83W  4-1-16,382Nolan RyanJay TibbsNolan RyanJay TibbsCharlie Kerfeld31828632
1986-07-09@ MON84L  1-2-15,316Bob KnepperFloyd YoumansFloyd YoumansBob Knepper 31928831
1986-07-10vs PHI85W  11-4-18,289 Mark KnudsonCharles HudsonMark KnudsonCharles Hudson 33029238
1986-07-11vs PHI86L  1-4-18,047 Mike ScottDon CarmanDon CarmanMike ScottSteve Bedrosian33129635
1986-07-12vs PHI87W  4-3-17,491 Nolan RyanShane RawleyNolan RyanShane RawleyDave Smith33529936
1986-07-13vs PHI88L  4-5-20,597 Bob KnepperBruce RuffinSteve BedrosianDave Smith 33930435
1986-07-17vs NYN89L  2-13-21,536 Nolan RyanBob OjedaBob OjedaNolan Ryan 34131724
1986-07-18vs NYN90W  3-0-22,906 Bob KnepperRon DarlingBob KnepperRon Darling 34431727
1986-07-19vs NYN91W  5-4-44,502 Mike ScottDwight GoodenDave SmithRoger McDowell 34932128
1986-07-20vs NYN92W  9-8-23,900 Jim DeshaiesSid FernandezBob KnepperRoger McDowell 35832929
1986-07-21vs MON93W  8-7-13,753 Mark KnudsonDan SchatzederCharlie KerfeldJeff Reardon 36633630
1986-07-22vs MON94W  1-0-19,271 Nolan RyanFloyd YoumansDave SmithFloyd Youmans 36733631
1986-07-23vs MON95W  4-3-15,364 Bob KnepperBryn SmithAurelio LopezTim Burke 37133932
1986-07-24@ PHI96W  9-3-31,094Mike ScottShane RawleyMike ScottShane Rawley 38034238
1986-07-25@ PHI97L  2-4-23,387Jim DeshaiesCharles HudsonCharles HudsonJim DeshaiesSteve Bedrosian38234636
1986-07-26@ PHI98L  2-3-34,075Mark KnudsonDon CarmanDon CarmanMark KnudsonDan Schatzeder38434935
1986-07-27@ PHI99W  3-2-33,192Nolan RyanKevin GrossNolan RyanKevin GrossAurelio Lopez38735136
1986-07-28vs ATL100W  4-2-24,597 Bob KnepperDoyle AlexanderBob KnepperDoyle AlexanderDave Smith39135338
1986-07-29vs ATL101L  0-1-26,610 Mike ScottDavid PalmerDavid PalmerMike ScottGene Garber39135437
1986-07-30vs ATL102W  4-2-34,102 Jim DeshaiesJim AckerJim DeshaiesJim AckerDave Smith39535639
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1986-08-01@ SDN103W  6-3-22,108Bob KnepperLaMarr HoytBob KnepperLaMarr HoytDave Smith40135942
1986-08-02@ SDN104W  5-4-28,612Mike ScottEric ShowMike ScottEric ShowDave Smith40636343
1986-08-03@ SDN105L  1-5-21,850Mark KnudsonAndy HawkinsAndy HawkinsMark KnudsonRich Gossage40736839
1986-08-04@ LAN106L  3-7-32,182Jim DeshaiesFernando ValenzuelaFernando ValenzuelaCharlie Kerfeld 41037535
1986-08-05@ LAN107W  10-2-45,525Bob KnepperBob WelchAurelio LopezKen HowellDave Smith42037743
1986-08-06@ LAN108L  4-7-40,709Matt KeoughRick HoneycuttRick HoneycuttMatt KeoughTom Niedenfuer42438440
1986-08-08vs SDN109W  5-0-31,142 Mike ScottLance McCullersMike ScottLance McCullers 42938445
1986-08-09vs SDN110W  6-2-38,169 Jim DeshaiesAndy HawkinsJim DeshaiesAndy HawkinsCharlie Kerfeld43538649
1986-08-10vs SDN111L  3-5-20,839 Bob KnepperDave DraveckyDave DraveckyBob KnepperRich Gossage43839147
1986-08-11vs LAN112W  7-6-23,206 Matt KeoughBob WelchDave SmithKen Howell 44539748
1986-08-12vs LAN113W  3-0-37,973 Nolan RyanRick HoneycuttNolan RyanRick HoneycuttCharlie Kerfeld44839751
1986-08-13vs LAN114L  3-5-33,327 Mike ScottOrel HershiserOrel HershiserMike ScottTom Niedenfuer45140249
1986-08-14vs LAN115W  3-2-42,118 Jim DeshaiesFernando ValenzuelaLarry AndersenFernando ValenzuelaDave Smith45440450
1986-08-15@ ATL116W  3-0-26,625Bob KnepperJim AckerBob KnepperJim Acker 45740453
1986-08-16@ ATL117W  7-4-31,862Matt KeoughRick MahlerMatt KeoughRick MahlerDave Smith46440856
1986-08-17@ ATL118L  3-4-17,618Nolan RyanZane SmithCliff SpeckLarry AndersenGene Garber46741255
1986-08-18@ PIT119W  3-0-7,965Mike ScottBob WalkMike ScottBob Walk 47041258
1986-08-19@ PIT120W  1-0-9,128Jim DeshaiesMike BieleckiJim DeshaiesMike BieleckiDave Smith47141259
1986-08-20@ PIT121L  1-4-16,997Bob KnepperRick RhodenRick RhodenBob Knepper 47241656
1986-08-22@ SLN122L  5-6-33,918Nolan RyanJohn TudorJohn TudorNolan RyanTodd Worrell47742255
1986-08-23@ SLN123L  1-7-40,944Mike ScottDanny CoxDanny CoxMike Scott 47842949
1986-08-24@ SLN124W  5-1-33,687Jim DeshaiesTim ConroyJim DeshaiesTim ConroyAurelio Lopez48343053
1986-08-25vs CHN125W  3-2-24,211 Bob KnepperDennis EckersleyCharlie KerfeldLee SmithDave Smith48643254
1986-08-26vs CHN126L  3-5-22,579 Danny DarwinEd LynchEd LynchDanny DarwinLee Smith48943752
1986-08-27vs CHN127W  7-1-24,198 Nolan RyanJamie MoyerNolan RyanJamie MoyerCharlie Kerfeld49643858
1986-08-29vs PIT128W  3-2-22,801 Mike ScottRick ReuschelMike ScottRick ReuschelDave Smith49944059
1986-08-30vs PIT129L  3-13-30,598 Jim DeshaiesRick RhodenRick RhodenJim Deshaies 50245349
1986-08-31vs PIT130L  2-8-25,405 Bob KnepperBob WalkBob WalkBob Knepper 50446143
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1986-09-01@ CHN131W  6-4-25,547Danny DarwinEd LynchDanny DarwinEd LynchDave Smith51046545
1986-09-02@ CHN132W  8-7-10,501Nolan RyanJamie MoyerDanny DarwinGreg Maddux 51847246
1986-09-03@ CHN133W  8-2-7,051Mike ScottScott SandersonMike ScottScott Sanderson 52647452
1986-09-05vs SLN134L  5-8-23,547 Jim DeshaiesTim ConroyRay SoffAurelio Lopez 53148249
1986-09-06vs SLN135W  7-6-21,802 Bob KnepperBob ForschCharlie KerfeldTodd Worrell 53848850
1986-09-07vs SLN136W  6-3-20,773 Danny DarwinGreg MathewsJeff CalhounGreg MathewsDave Smith54449153
1986-09-08vs CIN137W  3-1-26,997 Nolan RyanChris WelshNolan RyanChris WelshCharlie Kerfeld54749255
1986-09-09vs CIN138W  9-2-22,711 Mike ScottTom BrowningMike ScottTom Browning 55649462
1986-09-10@ LAN139L  1-5-27,534Jim DeshaiesOrel HershiserOrel HershiserJim Deshaies 55749958
1986-09-11@ LAN140L  6-14-34,816Bob KnepperFernando ValenzuelaFernando ValenzuelaBob Knepper 56351350
1986-09-12@ SDN141W  5-3-11,319Danny DarwinDave LaPointCharlie KerfeldLance McCullersDave Smith56851652
1986-09-13@ SDN142L  3-4-32,729Nolan RyanLaMarr HoytCraig LeffertsDave Smith 57152051
1986-09-14@ SDN143L  2-3-13,279Mike ScottAndy HawkinsCraig LeffertsMike Scott 57352350
1986-09-16@ CIN144W  6-1-16,927Bob KnepperBill GullicksonBob KnepperBill GullicksonLarry Andersen57952455
1986-09-17@ CIN145W  6-1-15,195Danny DarwinChris WelshDanny DarwinChris Welsh 58552560
1986-09-18@ CIN146W  5-3-11,825Matt KeoughTom BrowningMatt KeoughTom BrowningAurelio Lopez59052862
1986-09-19vs SDN147W  5-4-23,805 Nolan RyanAndy HawkinsCharlie KerfeldDave LaPointDave Smith59553263
1986-09-20vs SDN148W  10-6-36,878 Mike ScottRay HaywardMike ScottRay Hayward 60553867
1986-09-21vs SDN149L  0-5-23,385 Bob KnepperJimmy JonesJimmy JonesBob Knepper 60554362
1986-09-22vs LAN150L  2-9-27,641 Danny DarwinFernando ValenzuelaFernando ValenzuelaDanny Darwin 60755255
1986-09-23vs LAN151W  4-0-27,734 Jim DeshaiesDennis PowellJim DeshaiesDennis Powell 61155259
1986-09-24vs SFN152W  6-0-37,611 Nolan RyanMike LaCossNolan RyanMike LaCoss 61755265
1986-09-25vs SFN153W  2-0-32,808 Mike ScottJuan BerenguerMike ScottJuan Berenguer 61955267
1986-09-26@ ATL154L  4-5-6,754Matt KeoughDoyle AlexanderDoyle AlexanderMatt KeoughZane Smith62355766
1986-09-27@ ATL155W  4-0-13,545Danny DarwinDavid PalmerDanny DarwinDavid Palmer 62755770
1986-09-28@ ATL156W  2-0-6,280Jim DeshaiesJim AckerJim DeshaiesJim AckerDave Smith62955772
1986-09-30@ SFN157L  5-6-13,358Bob KnepperMike LaCossMark DavisAurelio Lopez 63456371
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttHOU PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1986-10-01@ SFN158W  5-0-9,881Danny DarwinMike KrukowDanny DarwinMike Krukow 63956376
1986-10-02@ SFN159W  2-1-8,656Mike ScottVida BlueMatt KeoughJeff RobinsonDave Smith64156477
1986-10-03vs ATL160W  6-2-25,068 Nolan RyanJim AckerNolan RyanJim Acker 64756681
1986-10-04vs ATL161W  3-2-17,314 Jim DeshaiesZane SmithJim DeshaiesZane SmithAurelio Lopez65056882
1986-10-05vs ATL162W  4-1-37,531 Bob KnepperRick MahlerBob KnepperRick Mahler 65456985


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