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1998 Houston Astros (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 102-60 .630
Rank: 1st in National League Central
Run Differential: 874-620 + 254
Manager(s): Larry Dierker
General Manager: Gerry Hunsicker
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Payroll: $ 40,629,000 15/30
Attendance: 2,458,451 15/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
Top Draft Pick: Brad Lidge (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Matt Galante
Bullpen Coach: Dave Engle
First Base Coach: Jose Cruz
Hitting Coach: Tommy McCraw
Pitching Coach: Vern Ruhle
Third Base Coach: Mike Cubbage

#1 Draft Picks

Pete Incaviglia (#8), C.J. Nitkowski (#9), Carl Everett (#10), Billy Wagner (#12), Bill Spiers (#13), Jay Powell (#19), Craig Biggio (#22), Scott Elarton (#25), Reggie Harris (#26), Ricky Gutierrez (#28), Russ Johnson (#30), Trever Miller (#41)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
9073.55212.5
8379.51219.0
7785.47525.0
7488.45728.0
6993.42633.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1998 Houston Astros. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1998 Houston Astros Game Log
    MarchGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1HOUvs SFNL4-90-141115No149-5 
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    2HOUvs SFNW7-61-14817No0.51115-4
    3HOUvs SFNL2-91-261123No1.51324-11 
    4HOUvs COLW15-22-261016No128262 
    5HOUvs COLL3-52-361121No231310
    6HOUvs COLW6-23-35916No237334 
    7HOUvs COLW13-44-34812No2503713 
    8HOU@ SFNL4-54-44813No2.5544212 
    9HOU@ SFNW6-35-44913No2604515
    10HOU@ SFNW3-16-44710No1.5634617
    11HOU@ LANL2-76-54913No2.5655312 
    12HOU@ LANW6-27-5479No1.5715516
    13HOU@ LANL6-77-651018No1.5776215 
    14HOU@ LANL1-37-751018No2786513
    15HOU@ CINL1-47-851018No2796910
    16HOU@ CINW7-48-84917No2867313
    17HOUvs MONW5-39-84915No2917615
    18HOUvs MONW4-310-84713No2957916 
    19HOUvs MONL4-510-94713No3998415
    20HOU@ NYNW6-011-94713No31058421 
    21HOU@ NYNL7-1011-104713No31129418 
    22HOU@ MONW8-412-104613No3.51209822 
    23HOU@ MONW4-313-103611No2.512410123
    24HOU@ MONW15-014-102610No1.513910138
    25HOU@ NYNW4-315-10258Yes1.514310439
    26HOUvs NYNW4-316-10247Yes0.514710740 
    27HOUvs NYNW6-117-10247Yes--15310845 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    28HOU@ PHIW12-518-10247Yes--16511352 
    29HOU@ PHIW4-119-10136Yes--16911455
    30HOU@ PHIL3-519-11136Yes--17211953
    31HOU@ CHNW10-520-11135Yes--18212458
    32HOU@ CHNL0-220-12135Yes--18212656 
    33HOU@ MILL1-420-13136Yes--18313053
    34HOU@ MILW11-621-13135Yes--19413658 
    35HOU@ MILW7-122-13135Yes--20113764 
    36HOUvs FLOW5-223-13135Yes--20613967
    37HOUvs FLOW4-224-13135Yes--21014169
    38HOUvs PITW1-025-13123Yes--21114170
    39HOUvs PITL2-725-14134Yes--21314865 
    40HOUvs ATLL2-325-15134Yes--21515164
    41HOUvs ATLW3-226-15134Yes--21815365 
    42HOUvs ATLW8-127-15134Yes--22615472 
    43HOUvs ATLL0-427-16135Yes--22615868 
    44HOU@ MONL2-427-17136Yes--22816266
    45HOU@ MONW4-328-17136Yes--23216567
    46HOU@ MONW6-029-17136Yes--23816573 
    47HOUvs SDNL6-929-18136Yes--24417470
    48HOUvs SDNW4-330-18136Yes--24817771
    49HOUvs SDNW5-231-18124Yes--25317974
    50HOUvs LANL3-431-19124Yes--25618373
    51HOUvs LANW13-232-19124Yes--26918584 
    52HOUvs LANL1-332-20135Yes--27018882
    53HOU@ COLW7-633-20123Yes--27719483
    54HOU@ COLL3-633-21134Yes--28020080
    55HOU@ COLL5-733-22146Yes--28520778 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    56HOU@ SDNW4-334-22134Yes--28921079
    57HOU@ SDNW8-235-22123Yes--29721285 
    58HOU@ SDNL1-535-23134Yes--29821781 
    59HOUvs KCAL0-335-24257Yes--29822078
    60HOUvs KCAW6-036-24245Yes--30422084 
    61HOUvs KCAW7-137-24246Yes--31122190 
    62HOU@ DETW9-538-24247Yes--32022694 
    63HOU@ DETW5-339-24135Yes--32522996
    64HOU@ DETW10-340-24123Yes--335232103 
    65HOU@ CINL1-840-25134Yes--33624096 
    66HOU@ CINL4-740-26134Yes--34024793
    67HOU@ CINW6-341-26134Yes--34625096 
    68HOU@ CINW13-242-26134Yes--359252107 
    69HOUvs SLNL4-942-27134Yes--363261102 
    70HOUvs SLNW6-543-27134Yes--369266103 
    71HOUvs SLNL6-743-28135Yes--375273102
    72HOUvs CINW4-244-28135Yes--379275104
    73HOUvs CINW9-845-28134Yes--388283105
    74HOUvs CINW3-146-28134Yes--391284107
    75HOUvs MINL3-546-29134Yes--394289105
    76HOUvs MINW9-047-29134Yes--403289114 
    77HOU@ COLL6-847-30134Yes--409297112
    78HOU@ COLL5-647-31135Yes--414303111 
    79HOU@ CLEL2-447-32137Yes--416307109
    80HOU@ CLEW9-548-32135Yes--425312113 
    81HOU@ CLEW12-349-32134Yes--437315122
    82HOUvs CHAW17-250-32134Yes--454317137 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    83HOUvs CHAW10-451-32134Yes--464321143 
    84HOUvs CHAL3-451-33135Yes--467325142
    85HOUvs ARIW6-552-33135Yes--473330143
    86HOUvs ARIL4-752-34135Yes--477337140 
    87HOUvs ARIW5-253-34135Yes--482339143
    88HOU@ SLNW5-454-34134Yes--487343144
    89HOU@ SLNL3-654-35134Yes--490349141
    90HOU@ SLNL3-454-36134Yes--493353140 
    91HOU@ SLNL4-654-37134Yes--497359138
    92HOU@ ARIL3-554-38136Yes--500364136
    93HOU@ ARIW4-255-38134Yes--504366138
    94HOU@ ARIL8-955-39135Yes--512375137 
    95HOUvs SFNW10-756-39134Yes--522382140 
    96HOUvs SFNW7-257-39134Yes--529384145 
    97HOUvs SFNW4-358-39134Yes--533387146 
    98HOUvs COLW10-959-39134Yes--543396147 
    99HOUvs COLL0-559-40134Yes--543401142 
    100HOU@ LANL4-659-41134Yes--547407140
    101HOU@ LANW8-660-41134Yes--555413142
    102HOU@ SDNW2-161-41134Yes--557414143
    103HOU@ SDNL5-661-42134Yes--562420142
    104HOU@ SDNL4-561-43134Yes--566425141 
    105HOUvs FLOW9-162-43134Yes--575426149 
    106HOUvs FLOW7-363-43134Yes--582429153 
    107HOUvs FLOW10-664-43134Yes--592435157
    108HOUvs FLOL3-464-44134Yes--595439156 
    109HOU@ PITW7-465-44134Yes--602443159
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    110HOU@ PITW2-166-44134Yes--604444160 
    111HOU@ PITW6-267-44134Yes--610446164
    112HOU@ FLOL3-1167-45134Yes--613457156
    113HOU@ FLOW9-568-45134Yes--622462160 
    114HOU@ FLOL3-568-46134Yes--625467158
    115HOUvs PHIW9-069-46134Yes--634467167 
    116HOUvs PHIW7-670-46134Yes--641473168 
    117HOUvs PHIW11-271-46134Yes--652475177 
    118HOUvs MILW5-272-46134Yes--657477180
    119HOUvs MILW6-573-46134Yes--663482181 
    120HOUvs MILW3-074-46134Yes--666482184 
    121HOUvs MILW6-275-46134Yes--672484188 
    122HOUvs CHNL4-675-47134Yes--676490186
    123HOUvs CHNW5-476-47134Yes--681494187 
    124HOUvs CHNL1-276-48134Yes--682496186
    125HOU@ PHIL0-476-49134Yes--682500182 
    126HOU@ PHIW8-277-49134Yes--690502188 
    127HOU@ PHIW4-378-49134Yes--694505189
    128HOU@ MILL5-678-50134Yes--699511188 
    129HOU@ MILW5-279-50134Yes--704513191
    130HOU@ CHNW8-380-50134Yes--712516196 
    131HOU@ CHNW13-381-50134Yes--725519206 
    132HOU@ CHNW12-382-50134Yes--737522215 
    133HOUvs ATLW3-283-50134Yes--740524216
    134HOUvs ATLL2-683-51134Yes--742530212 
    135HOUvs PITW2-084-51134Yes--744530214 
    136HOUvs PITW6-385-51134Yes--750533217
    137HOUvs PITW11-486-51134Yes--761537224 
    138HOU@ ATLW4-387-51134Yes--765540225
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    139HOU@ ATLL4-687-52134Yes--769546223
    140HOU@ ATLW4-288-52134Yes--773548225
    141HOU@ ARIL1-388-53134Yes--774551223
    142HOU@ ARIW6-589-53134Yes--780556224 
    143HOU@ ARIW10-190-53134Yes--790557233 
    144HOUvs CINW1-091-53133Yes--791557234 
    145HOUvs CINW13-792-53122Yes--804564240 
    146HOUvs MILW6-293-53112Yes--810566244
    147HOUvs MILW7-194-53112Yes--817567250 
    148HOUvs SLNW8-295-53112Yes--825569256 
    149HOUvs SLNW3-296-53112Yes--828571257
    150HOUvs SLNL2-396-54112Yes--830574256
    151HOUvs NYNL4-796-55122Yes--834581253
    152HOUvs NYNW6-597-56123Yes--844594250 
    153HOUvs NYNL4-897-56123Yes--844594250
    154HOUvs NYNL3-497-57123Yes--847598249
    155HOU@ PITW5-298-57123Yes--852600252
    156HOU@ PITL1-798-58123Yes--853607246 
    157HOU@ PITW2-099-58123Yes--855607248
    158HOU@ SLNL0-499-59123Yes--855611244 
    159HOU@ SLNW7-1100-59123Yes--862612250 
    160HOUvs CHNW6-2101-59123Yes--868614254 
    161HOUvs CHNL2-3101-60123Yes--870617253
    162HOUvs CHNW4-3102-60123Yes--874620254 


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