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2006 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 82-80 .506
Rank: 2nd in National League Central
Run Differential: 735-719 + 16
Roster Continuity 86.60% 1/30
Manager(s): Phil Garner
General Manager: Tim Purpura
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Minute Maid Park
Payroll: $ 92,551,503 8/30
Attendance: 3,022,763 8/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Maxwell Sapp (#23) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Cecil Cooper
Bullpen Coach: Mark Bailey
First Base Coach: Jose Cruz
Hitting Coach: Sean Berry
Hitting Coach: Gary Gaetti
Pitching Coach: Jim Hickey
Third Base Coach: Doug Mansolino

#1 Draft Picks

Eric Munson (#3), Preston Wilson (#9), Chris Burke (#10), Adam Everett (#12), Lance Berkman (#16), Brad Lidge (#17), Roger Clemens (#19), Craig Biggio (#22), Trever Miller (#41)
National League Central Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2006 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    37Matt AlbersP6-0195L-R232006HOU: 2001-23-686MLB-Free Agent
    38Ezequiel AstacioP6-3156R-R262005Not draftedMLB--
    11Brad AusmusC5-11195R-R371993NYA: 1987-48-1152MLB--
    41Brandon BackeP6-0185R-R282002TBA: 1998-18-552MLB--
    56Philip BarzillaP6-0180L-L272006HOU: 2001-4-116MLB--
    17Lance BerkmanDH6-1205B-L301999HOU: 1997-1-16MLB-Retired
    7Craig Biggio2B-C5-11180R-R401988HOU: 1987-1-22MLB--
    58Dave BorkowskiP6-1200R-R291999DET: 1995-11-294MLB--
    10Eric BruntlettSS-2B6-0200R-R282003HOU: 2000-9-277MLB--
    39Taylor BuchholzP6-4220R-R242006PHI: 2000-6-175MLB--
    2Chris Burke2B5-11183R-R262004HOU: 2001-1-10MLB--
    22Roger ClemensP6-4230R-R431984BOS: 1983-1-19MLB--
    14Morgan Ensberg3B6-2210R-R302000HOU: 1998-9-272MLB--
    28Adam Everett3B6-0156R-R292001BOS: 1998-1-12MLB--
    45Mike GalloP6-0180L-L292003HOU: 1999-5-173MLB--
    56Hector GimenezC5-10180B-R232006UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    53Jason HirshP6-8250R-R242006HOU: 2003-2-59MLB--
    59J.R. HouseC5-10200R-R262003PIT: 1999-5-152MLB--
    9Aubrey Huff1B6-4220L-R292000TBA: 1998-5-162MLB-Retired
    52Charlton JimersonOF6-3205R-R262006HOU: 2001-5-146MLB--
    26Mike Lamb1B6-1185L-R302000TEX: 1997-7-227MLB--
    16Jason LaneP6-2215R-L292002HOU: 1999-6-203MLB-Free Agent
    54Brad LidgeP6-5200R-R292002HOU: 1998-1-17MLB-Retired
    23Joe McEwingLF-2B5-11170R-R331998SLN: 1992-28-783MLB--
    47Trever MillerP6-4195R-L331996DET: 1991-1-41MLB--
    58,13Eric Munson3B6-3220L-R282000DET: 1999-1-3MLB--
    64Fernando NieveP6-0170R-R232006Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    44Roy OswaltP6-0170R-R282001HOU: 1996-23-684MLB-Retired
    19Orlando PalmeiroLF-RF5-11175L-L371995CAL: 1991-33-870MLB--
    21Andy PettitteP6-5225L-L341995NYA: 1990-22-594MLB-Free Agent
    50Chad QuallsP6-5205R-R272004HOU: 2000-2-67MLB-Free Agent
    46Humberto QuinteroC6-1190R-R262003UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    51Wandy RodriguezP5-11160B-L272005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    43Chris SampsonP6-0170R-R282006HOU: 1999-8-263MLB--
    30Luke ScottDH6-0210L-R282005CLE: 2001-9-277MLB-Free Agent
    36Russ SpringerP6-4220R-R371992NYA: 1989-7-181MLB--
    1Willy TaverasOF6-0160R-R242004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    35Dan WheelerP6-3222R-R281999TBA: 1996-34-1024MLB-Free Agent
    4Preston WilsonCF6-2193R-R311998NYN: 1992-1-9MLB--

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