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2006 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  82-80   .506
Result:   2nd in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Phil Garner
General Manager:   Tim Purpura
Stadium:  Minute Maid Park
Attendance:  3,022,763
Payroll:  $92,551,503
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Roger Clemens (43)
Youngest Player:  Matt Albers (23)
Longest Tenure:  Craig Biggio (19)
Top Hitter:  Lance Berkman (6)
Top Pitcher:  Roy Oswalt (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Maxwell Sapp (#23)

Roster Continuity:  86.60%
Top Prospect:   Jason Hirsh
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
St. Louis8378.516--
Houston8280.5061.5
Cincinnati8082.4943.5
Milwaukee7587.4638.5
Pittsburgh6795.41416.5
Chi Cubs6696.40717.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
37Matt AlbersPMLB6-0195LeftRight1/20/198323Sugar Land,Texas200123686HOU

38Ezequiel AstacioPMLB6-3156RightRight11/4/197926Hato Mayor del Rey,Dominican Republic1998UDFA PHI
11Brad AusmusCMLB5-11195RightRight4/14/196937New Haven,Connecticut1987481151NYY
41Brandon BackePMLB6-0185RightRight4/5/197828Galveston,Texas199818552TB
56Philip BarzillaPMLB6-0180LeftLeft1/25/197927Houston,Texas20014116HOU
17Lance BerkmanDHMLB6-1205BothLeft2/10/197630Waco,Texas1997116HOU
7Craig Biggio2B-CMLB5-11180RightRight12/14/196540Smithtown,New York1987122HOU
58Dave BorkowskiPMLB6-1200RightRight2/7/197729Detroit,Michigan199511294DET
10Eric BruntlettSS-2BMLB6-0200RightRight3/29/197828Lafayette,Indiana20009277HOU
39Taylor BuchholzPMLB6-4220RightRight10/13/198124Lower Merion,Pennsylvania20006175PHI
2Chris Burke2BMLB5-11183RightRight3/11/198026Louisville,Kentucky2001110HOU
22Roger ClemensPMLB6-4230RightRight8/4/196243Dayton,Ohio1983119BOS
14Morgan Ensberg3BMLB6-2210RightRight8/26/197530Hermosa Beach,California19989272HOU
28Adam Everett3BMLB6-0156RightRight2/2/197729Austell,Georgia1998112BOS
45Mike GalloPMLB6-0180LeftLeft4/2/197729Long Beach,California19995173HOU
56Hector GimenezCMLB5-10180BothRight9/28/198223San Felipe,Venezuela1999UDFA HOU
53Jason HirshPMLB6-8250RightRight2/20/198224Santa Monica,California2003259HOU
59J.R. HouseCMLB5-10200RightRight11/11/197926Charleston,West Virginia19995152PIT
9Aubrey Huff1BMLB6-4220LeftRight12/20/197629Marion,Ohio19985162TB
52Charlton JimersonOFMLB6-3205RightRight9/22/197926San Leandro,California20015146HOU
26Mike Lamb1BMLB6-1185LeftRight8/9/197530West Covina,California19977227TEX
16Jason LanePMLB6-2215RightLeft12/22/197629Santa Rosa,California19996203HOU
54Brad LidgePMLB6-5200RightRight12/23/197629Sacramento,California1998117HOU
23Joe McEwingLF-2BMLB5-11170RightRight10/19/197233Bristol,Pennsylvania199228783STL
47Trever MillerPMLB6-4195RightLeft5/29/197333Louisville,Kentucky1991141DET
58,13Eric Munson3BMLB6-3220LeftRight10/3/197728San Diego,California199913DET
64Fernando NievePMLB6-0170RightRight7/15/198223Puerto Cabello,Venezuela1999UDFA HOU
44Roy OswaltPMLB6-0170RightRight8/29/197728Weir,Mississippi199623684HOU
19Orlando PalmeiroLF-RFMLB5-11175LeftLeft1/19/196937Hoboken,New Jersey199133871CAL
21Andy PettittePMLB6-5225LeftLeft6/15/197234Baton Rouge,Louisiana1991UDFA NYY
50Chad QuallsPMLB6-5205RightRight8/17/197827Lomita,California2000267HOU
46Humberto QuinteroCMLB6-1190RightRight8/2/197926Maracaibo,Venezuela1997UDFA CHW
51Wandy RodriguezPMLB5-11160BothLeft1/18/197927Santiago Rodriguez,Dominican Republic1999UDFA HOU
43Chris SampsonPMLB6-0170RightRight5/23/197828Pasadena,Texas19998263HOU
30Luke ScottDHMLB6-0210LeftRight6/25/197828De Leon Springs,Florida20019277CLE
36Russ SpringerPMLB6-4220RightRight11/7/196837Alexandria,Louisiana19897179NYY
1Willy TaverasOFMLB6-0160RightRight12/25/198124Tenares,Dominican Republic1999UDFA CLE
35Dan WheelerPMLB6-3222RightRight12/10/197728Providence,Rhode Island1996341024TB
4Preston WilsonCFMLB6-2193RightRight7/19/197431Bamberg,South Carolina199219NYM
Team PersonnelPosition 
J.D. AllevaScout 
Mark BaileyBullpen Coach 
Sean BerryMinor League Hitting Coordinator 
Bill BrownBroadcaster 
Jon BunnellScout 
Adrian ChavarriaBroadcaster 
Cecil CooperBench Coach 
Jose CruzFirst Base Coach 
Jim DeshaiesBroadcaster 
Brett DolanBroadcaster 
Gary GaettiHitting Coach 
Phil GarnerManager 
Milo HamiltonBroadcaster 
Jim HickeyPitching Coach 
Mike MaggartScout 
Doug MansolinoThird Base Coach 
Walt MathewsPro Scout 
Rusty PendergrassScout 
Tim PurpuraGeneral Manager 
Dave RaymondBroadcaster 
Paul RicciariniSenior Director of Player Personnel 
Mike RosamondScout 
Francisco E RuizBroadcaster 
Chuck StoneScout 
Dennis TwombleyScout 
Enrique VasquezBroadcaster 
Nick VenutoScout 


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