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2008 HOUSTON ASTROS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  86-75   .534
Result:   3rd in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Cecil Cooper
General Manager:   Ed Wade
Stadium:  Minute Maid Park
Attendance:  2,779,287
Payroll:  $88,930,414
Playoffs: Season in progress

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Doug Brocail (41)
Youngest Player:  Wesley Wright (23)
Longest Tenure:  Lance Berkman (10)
Top Hitter:  Lance Berkman (3)
Top Pitcher:  Roy Oswalt (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Jason Castro (#10)

Roster Continuity:  39.97%
Top Prospect:   J.R. Towles
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Chi Cubs9764.602--
Milwaukee9072.5567.5
Houston8675.53411.0
St. Louis8676.53111.5
Cincinnati7488.45723.5
Pittsburgh6795.41430.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
10Miguel Tejada2b-3b3634UDFA: 1993MLB158632921793831366772472641332.283.314.4150262666496814.4.302
9Hunter Pencerf87252004-2-64MLB157595781603442583111040124420314.269.318.4660277642462895.2.301
17Lance Berkmandh3321997-1-16MLB15955411417346429106184991087180513.312.420.56710003146654031419.4.341
14Michael Bourncf44252003-4-115MLB1384675710710452941103711120713.229.288.3000140514381402.8.290
45Carlos Lee1b8132UDFA: 1994MLB115436611372702810041374937058.314.368.5691000248481313998.5.299
21Ty Wigginton1b-lf-301998-17-514MLB11138650110221235846326981039.285.350.5261000203429294746.8.293
3Kazuo Matsuiss10032UDFA: 2003MLB9637558110263633205375300733.293.354.4270160422283666.3.326
27Geoff Blum3b85351994-7-196MLB1143253678141145312215432075.240.287.4180136356261424.4.242
2Darin Erstadcf-1b-341995-1-1MLB140322498916043123146823223.276.309.3630117342243353.9.337
8Mark Loretta2b-ss-361993-7-207MLB101261277315043800293021059.280.350.3830100297202395.2.297
11Brad Ausmusc-391987-48-1151MLB8121615478032402254123614.218.303.296064250182192.8.254
55Humberto Quinteroc-28UDFA: 1997MLB591681638602120063440505.226.270.298050183140112.2.273
46J.R. Towlesc-242004-20-604MLB5414610205041600164061303.137.250.25303717113271.4.157
31David Newhanrf-2b-341995-17-456MLB641041127522121062800013.260.297.40404211181124.0.333
44Roy Oswaltp-301996-23-684MLB307031500050001800500.214.214.214015756010.5.288
50Reggie Abercrombieof-261999-23-704MLB3455101750255212320110.309.339.509100028604295.8.484
22Jose Cruzrf-341995-1-3MLB38496610010011900000.122.283.14307604321.3.150
41Brandon Backep-301998-18-552MLB294781320230031810500.277.333.447021563974.6.407
38Brian Moehlerp-361993-6-165MLB30441110000042700200.023.104.045025045-5-3.0.059
51Wandy Rodriguezp-29UDFA: 1999MLB24413510010001100401.122.122.146064541-2-1.2.167
13Jose Castillo2b-27UDFA: 1997MLB15324910020021000010.281.314.312010352433.2.391
30Shawn Chaconp-301996-3-86MLB13241300000021000200.125.192.125032823-1-1.0.214
39Randy Wolfp-311997-2-54MLB12231300010011300200.130.167.130032622-1-1.7.300
43Chris Sampsonp-301999-8-263MLB5222030000001900300.136.174.136032622-1-1.0.231
13Tomas Perez2b-ss-341998-45-1332MLB810020000000200000.200.200.2000210800.3.250
19Mark Saccomanno3b-282003-23-689MLB1010121012000300000.200.200.6001000610825.2.167
20Jack Casselp-272000-25-739MLB99020001000400000.222.222.22202970-0.2.400
23Edwin Maysonetss-262003-19-569MLB77010000000200000.143.143.14301760-1.2.200
48Tim Byrdakp-341994-5-135MLB566010000000200000.167.167.16701650-0.9.250
50Runelvys Hernandezp-27UDFA: 1997MLB44010001001200100.250.400.250016402.7.500
59J.R. Housec-281999-5-152MLB33000001000100000.000.000.0000033--.000
54Chad Parontop-321996-8-231MLB62000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
1Alberto Ariasp-24UDFA: 2000MLB32000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
64Fernando Nievep-25UDFA: 1999MLB101000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
56Oscar Villarrealp-26UDFA: 1998MLB331000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
47Jose Valverdep-28UDFA: 1997MLB691000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
29Geoff Gearyp-311998-15-434MLB531000000000000001.000.000.0000012--.000
26Doug Brocailp-411986-1-12MLB650000000000000100.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (38 players)161545171214322842216768411452449105152425741116.263.323.4157382261605042857604.8.296

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
44Roy Oswalt8301996-23-684MLB17103.5432323200208.219989822347165101.188.580.992.037.120.28.2931.06
41Brandon Backe37301998-18-552MLB9146.0531310000166.22021141123677127201.6710.911.944.166.860.61.3280.64
38Brian Moehler-361993-6-165MLB1184.5631260000150.01667976203682301.359.961.202.164.920.44.2960.82
51Wandy Rodriguez-29UDFA: 1999MLB973.5425250000137.113665541444131231.318.910.922.888.580.34.3160.69
43Chris Sampson-301999-8-263MLB644.2254110060117.1118605582361001.209.050.611.764.680.38.2931.33
30Shawn Chacon-301996-3-86MLB235.041515000085.2885248164153201.519.251.684.315.570.77.2800.63
47Jose Valverde2928UDFA: 1997MLB633.3874000714472.0622827102383321.187.751.252.8810.380.28.2840.65
39Randy Wolf43311997-2-54MLB623.571212110070.268312872457101.308.660.893.067.260.42--0.69
26Doug Brocail-411986-1-12MLB753.937200021268.263303082164111.228.261.052.758.390.33.2930.72
29Geoff Geary-311998-15-434MLB232.53550008064.045181832845011.146.330.423.946.330.62.2330.83
53Wesley Wright-232003-7-211MLB435.017100015155.245343183457211.427.281.295.509.220.60.2550.74
48Tim Byrdak-341994-5-135MLB213.90590009055.1452424102947001.347.321.634.727.640.62.2400.78
56Oscar Villarreal-26UDFA: 1998MLB135.023500013037.2422521121721201.5710.042.874.065.020.81.2630.73
58Dave Borkowski-311995-11-294MLB027.50260005036.054303091424001.8913.502.253.506.000.58.3690.69
20Jack Cassel-272000-25-739MLB115.6493001030.13821195814211.5211.271.482.374.150.57.3200.85
22LaTroy Hawkins-351991-7-181MLB200.43240004121.011310525100.764.710.002.1410.710.20--0.69
50Runelvys Hernandez-27UDFA: 1997MLB038.3844000019.132191841115002.2214.901.865.126.980.73.4180.71
64Fernando Nieve-25UDFA: 1999MLB018.44110001010.21710102212001.7814.341.691.6910.120.17.4550.44
54Chad Paronto-321996-8-231MLB014.3560003010.11155224001.269.581.741.743.480.50.2810.84
1Alberto Arias-24UDFA: 2000MLB116.753200008.01166068002.1312.380.006.759.000.75--2.43
Totals: (38 players)86754.3916116143157481,425145374369516749210952291.329.171.243.116.910.45.333 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Brad AusmusC775694283324.9967.29 
Humberto QuinteroC594473732613.9978.03 
J.R. TowlesC534083121321.9947.17 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lance Berkman1B152130712401325122.9969.45 
Darin Erstad1B1266712041.0009.95 
Geoff Blum1B524171011.0006.75 
Brad Ausmus1B2450001.00011.25 
Mark Loretta1B217140001.0007.41 
Mark Saccomanno1B2660001.0009.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Kazuo Matsui2B948061902191256.9714.57 
Mark Loretta2B4636885119128.9954.99 
David Newhan2B281773339111.9863.66 
Geoff Blum2B840917021.0005.85 
Tomas Perez2B51522021.0002.40 
Jose Castillo2B31354011.0006.23 
Edwin Maysonet2B3420001.0004.50 
Brad Ausmus2B110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ty Wigginton3B8265246144611.9692.62 
Geoff Blum3B755994314448.9792.81 
Mark Loretta3B1711073111.9743.11 
Jose Castillo3B760611001.0002.55 
Brad Ausmus3B110010.0000.00 
Tomas Perez3B120000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Miguel TejadaSS15713541874421197.9834.18 
Mark LorettaSS53631823.9135.25 
Geoff BlumSS42627001.0003.12 
Edwin MaysonetSS490610.8576.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Carlos LeeLF110915187410.9951.88 
Darin ErstadLF56205371011.0001.67 
Ty WiggintonLF30247462001.0001.75 
Reggie AbercrombieLF123270001.0001.97 
Jose CruzLF102450001.0001.88 
David NewhanLF220000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Michael BournCF1301009291952.9842.68 
Darin ErstadCF40304971001.0002.90 
Reggie AbercrombieCF1177292011.0003.62 
Jose CruzCF53590001.0002.31 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hunter PenceRF15613663401614.9972.35 
Darin ErstadRF648120001.0002.25 
Jose CruzRF31140001.0003.27 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jose ValverdeP74726310.9001.13 
Doug BrocailP72689811.9442.25 
Wesley WrightP715527011.0001.47 
Tim ByrdakP595577011.0002.29 
Geoff GearyP556447001.0001.55 
Chris SampsonP5411715712.9571.69 
Oscar VillarrealP353735011.0001.95 
Roy OswaltP322082430041.0002.34 
Brandon BackeP31166151712.9701.73 
Brian MoehlerP31150141010.9601.44 
Dave BorkowskiP263645001.0002.25 
Wandy RodriguezP25137914021.0001.51 
LaTroy HawkinsP242111001.0000.86 
Shawn ChaconP15853910.9231.27 
Randy WolfP127051020.8821.93 
Fernando NieveP111011011.0001.80 
Jack CasselP9302510.8752.10 
Chad ParontoP61001001.0000.90 
Runelvys HernandezP41914011.0002.37 
Alberto AriasP381010.5001.13 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lance BerkmanDH5.0000.00 
Carlos LeeDH4.0000.00 


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