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1996 Houston Astros (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 82-80 .506
Rank: 2nd in National League Central
Run Differential: 753-792 -39
Manager(s): Terry Collins
General Manager: Gerry Hunsicker
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Payroll: $ 26,894,000 19/28
Attendance: 1,975,888 14/28
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Mark Johnson (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Julio Linares
First Base Coach: Rick Sweet
Hitting Coach: Steve Henderson
Pitching Coach: Brent Strom
Third Base Coach: Matt Galante

#1 Draft Picks

Greg Swindell (#2), Gregg Olson (#4), Derrick May (#9), Billy Wagner (#12), Bill Spiers (#13), Craig Biggio (#22), Todd Jones (#27), Ricky Gutierrez (#28)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8280.5066.0
8181.5007.0
7686.46912.0
7389.45115.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1996 Houston Astros. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1996 Houston Astros Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1HOUvs LANL3-40-13918No134-1
    2HOUvs LANW5-41-14816No0.5880 
    3HOUvs LANW5-22-1239Yes0.513103
    4HOUvs SDNL4-102-24919No11720-3 
    5HOUvs SDNL4-82-351222No22128-7 
    6HOUvs SDNL2-172-451126No2.52345-22 
    7HOUvs SFNW6-23-44917No22947-18 
    8HOUvs SFNL1-33-551121No2.53050-20
    9HOUvs SFNL5-113-651322No2.53561-26 
    10HOU@ CINW9-44-651121No24465-21 
    11HOU@ CINW10-85-64915No1.55473-19
    12HOU@ CINL3-55-851223No2.56587-22
    13HOU@ CINL8-95-851223No2.56587-22
    14HOU@ NYNW9-66-851120No27493-19
    15HOU@ NYNW7-57-851017No28198-17
    16HOUvs CINW13-58-84616No294103-9 
    17HOUvs CINL1-68-94818No2.595109-14 
    18HOUvs CINW7-59-94714No1.5102114-12 
    19HOU@ SFNW11-810-93613Yes0.5113122-9 
    20HOU@ SFNW8-411-9139Yes--121126-5 
    21HOU@ LANL2-511-102513Yes0.5123131-8 
    22HOU@ LANL4-611-112617No0.5127137-10
    23HOU@ SDNL2-311-122716No0.5129140-11
    24HOU@ SDNW6-012-121513Yes--135140-5 
    25HOU@ SDNW3-213-121514Yes--138142-4
    26HOU@ SDNL0-213-131616Yes--138144-6 
    27HOUvs ATLL5-713-142717Yes--143151-8
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    28HOUvs ATLW3-014-142615Yes--146151-5 
    29HOUvs MONW4-115-142513Yes--150152-2
    30HOUvs MONL1-215-152513Yes--151154-3
    31HOUvs MONL0-515-163815No1151159-8 
    32HOU@ PHIW11-516-162614Yes--162164-2 
    33HOU@ PHIW7-517-161512Yes--1691690
    34HOU@ PHIL1-217-171613Yes--170171-1 
    35HOU@ MONW11-418-171512Yes--1811756 
    36HOU@ MONL2-518-181613Yes--1831803
    37HOU@ MONL9-1018-191614Yes--1921902 
    38HOU@ MONL6-718-201615Yes--1981971
    39HOU@ CHNL0-618-213919No0.5198203-5 
    40HOU@ CHNW6-319-211717Yes--204206-2
    41HOU@ CHNW7-520-211613Yes--2112110
    42HOU@ CHNL1-1320-221815Yes--212224-12 
    43HOUvs PITW4-221-221713Yes--216226-10
    44HOUvs PITL1-221-231815Yes--217228-11
    45HOUvs PITW4-322-231815Yes--221231-10 
    46HOUvs SLNL3-522-241916Yes--224236-12 
    47HOUvs SLNL2-822-251917Yes--226244-18 
    48HOUvs SLNL2-522-261918Yes--228249-21
    49HOUvs CHNW8-723-261918Yes--236256-20 
    50HOUvs CHNW5-224-261915Yes--241258-17
    51HOUvs CHNW7-225-261915Yes--248260-12 
    52HOU@ PITW5-326-261814Yes--253263-10 
    53HOU@ PITL5-626-271915Yes--258269-11
    54HOU@ PITW7-427-271814Yes--265273-8
    55HOU@ SLNL4-627-281916Yes--269279-10
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    56HOU@ SLNL4-527-291916Yes--273284-11 
    57HOU@ SLNL0-227-301916Yes--273286-13 
    58HOUvs COLW16-828-302916No0.5289294-5 
    59HOUvs COLW4-129-301714Yes--293295-2 
    60HOUvs COLL7-1429-311815Yes--300309-9 
    61HOUvs PHIW11-530-311713Yes--311314-3 
    62HOUvs PHIW7-331-311813Yes--3183171 
    63HOUvs PHIW2-132-311612Yes--3203182
    64HOU@ COLW10-933-311511Yes--3303273 
    65HOU@ COLL5-733-321511Yes--3353341
    66HOU@ COLL0-833-331611Yes--335342-7 
    67HOU@ SFNL8-1233-341714Yes--343354-11 
    68HOU@ SFNW9-134-341613Yes--352355-3
    69HOU@ SFNW4-335-341613Yes--356358-2
    70HOU@ SFNL7-835-351613Yes--363366-3 
    71HOUvs CINW5-436-351714Yes--368370-2
    72HOUvs CINL4-636-361814Yes--372376-4 
    73HOUvs CINL7-1036-372815No1379386-7
    74HOU@ LANW4-237-371814Yes--383388-5
    75HOU@ LANW11-338-371714Yes--3943913 
    76HOU@ LANL0-338-381814Yes--3943940 
    77HOU@ LANL3-438-391714Yes--397398-1 
    78HOU@ SDNW9-439-391612Yes--4064024 
    79HOU@ SDNW4-340-391411Yes--4104055
    80HOUvs NYNL2-740-401714Yes--4124120
    81HOUvs NYNW9-141-402613No--4214138 
    82HOUvs NYNW9-342-402511No--43041614 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    83HOUvs FLOW6-243-401410Yes--43641818 
    84HOUvs FLOW4-344-401310Yes--44042119 
    85HOUvs FLOW4-345-40139Yes--44442420
    86HOU@ ATLW5-246-40139Yes--44942623
    87HOU@ ATLW7-147-40139Yes--45642729 
    88HOU@ ATLL2-447-412511No--45843127 
    89HOU@ ATLL1-947-422511No--45944019 
    90HOU@ NYNL2-847-432612No--46144813 
    91HOU@ NYNW3-148-432612No--46444915
    92HOU@ NYNW7-549-44249Yes147446410
    93HOU@ NYNL3-1049-44249Yes147446410 
    94HOU@ FLOL5-1549-452511Yes24794790 
    95HOU@ FLOL2-349-462712No3481482-1 
    96HOU@ FLOL2-1149-472713No4483493-10 
    97HOUvs ATLL2-349-482713No4485496-11
    98HOUvs ATLW7-650-482713No4492502-10
    99HOUvs ATLW2-151-482612No3494503-9 
    100HOUvs ATLW4-352-482511No3498506-8 
    101HOUvs SDNW1-053-482510Yes2499506-7
    102HOUvs SDNL4-753-492712No2503513-10
    103HOUvs SDNW6-454-492610Yes1509517-8 
    104HOUvs LANW4-355-49149Yes--513520-7
    105HOUvs LANL5-655-502611No0.5518526-8
    106HOUvs LANW3-256-502510Yes0.5521528-7 
    107HOU@ CINW2-157-502510Yes--523529-6
    108HOU@ CINL4-557-512510Yes--527534-7 
    109HOU@ CINL0-1057-522611No0.5527544-17 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    110HOUvs SFNW5-158-522511No0.5532545-13
    111HOUvs SFNW4-159-52138Yes--536546-10 
    112HOUvs SFNW7-660-52138Yes--543552-9
    113HOUvs MONL5-760-53149Yes--548559-11
    114HOUvs MONL5-1360-54249Yes1553572-19 
    115HOUvs MONW6-261-54148Yes--559574-15 
    116HOU@ PHIW5-162-54137Yes--564575-11 
    117HOU@ PHIW3-163-54137Yes--567576-9
    118HOU@ PHIW10-564-54137Yes--577581-4 
    119HOU@ MONL1-864-55148Yes--578589-11 
    120HOU@ MONL4-764-56148Yes--582596-14
    121HOU@ MONW8-365-56137Yes--590599-9 
    122HOU@ CHNW8-366-56138Yes--598602-4 
    123HOU@ CHNL3-1266-571410Yes--601614-13 
    124HOU@ CHNL8-1066-582410Yes1609624-15
    125HOUvs PITW2-167-58248Yes0.5611625-14 
    126HOUvs PITW9-468-58137Yes--620629-9
    127HOUvs PITL2-568-59149Yes--622634-12
    128HOUvs PITL6-868-60149Yes--628642-14
    129HOUvs SLNL0-168-612611No0.5628643-15
    130HOUvs SLNW3-169-61159Yes--631644-13 
    131HOUvs SLNW4-170-61158Yes--635645-10
    132HOUvs SLNL2-370-62159Yes--637648-11
    133HOUvs CHNW6-571-62159Yes--643653-10
    134HOUvs CHNW5-472-62158Yes--648657-9 
    135HOUvs CHNL3-472-63158Yes--651661-10
    136HOU@ PITW10-073-63147Yes--6616610 
    137HOU@ PITW5-474-63147Yes--6666651
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    138HOU@ PITL5-974-64159Yes--671674-3 
    139HOU@ SLNL7-874-651510Yes--678682-4 
    140HOU@ SLNL3-1274-662611No0.5681694-13 
    141HOU@ SLNL4-674-672611No1.5685700-15
    142HOUvs COLW2-175-672611No1.5687701-14 
    143HOUvs COLW5-476-672611No1.5692705-13
    144HOUvs COLL2-576-682611No1.5694710-16
    145HOUvs COLL2-476-692611No2.5696714-18
    146HOUvs PHIW4-377-692611No2.5700717-17
    147HOUvs PHIL8-1077-702611No2.5708727-19
    148HOUvs PHIW4-178-702611No1.5712728-16 
    149HOU@ COLL3-678-712611No2.5715734-19
    150HOU@ COLL3-778-722713No2.5718741-23 
    151HOU@ COLL4-1178-732713No2.5722752-30 
    152HOU@ ATLL4-578-742714No3.5726757-31
    153HOU@ ATLL2-678-752714No4.5728763-35 
    154HOU@ FLOL1-378-762714No5729766-37
    155HOU@ FLOL1-278-772714No5.5730768-38 
    156HOU@ FLOL0-678-782714No5730774-44 
    157HOUvs NYNL0-478-793715No6.5730778-48 
    158HOUvs NYNW5-479-793715No6.5735782-47 
    159HOUvs NYNW6-280-793714No6741784-43 
    160HOUvs FLOL2-380-803914No7743787-44
    161HOUvs FLOW5-181-802714No7748788-40 
    162HOUvs FLOW5-482-802714No6753792-39 


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