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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:  -

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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
10Miguel Tejada+2b-3b3634UDFA: 1993MLB158632921793831366772472641332.283.314.415729.317262666496814.4.302
9Hunter Pence+rf87252004-2-64MLB157595781603442583111040124420314.269.318.466783.338277642462895.2.301
17Lance Berkman+dh3321997-1-16MLB15955411417346429106184991087180513.312.420.567986.4173146654031419.4.341
14Michael Bourn+cf44252003-4-115MLB1384675710710452941103711120713.229.288.300588.267140514381402.8.290
45Carlos Lee+1b8132UDFA: 1994MLB115436611372702810041374937058.314.368.569937.396248481313998.5.299
21Ty Wigginton+1b-lf-301998-17-514MLB11138650110221235846326981039.285.350.526876.376203429294746.8.293
3Kazuo Matsui+ss10032UDFA: 2003MLB9637558110263633205375300733.293.354.427781.345160422283666.3.326
27Geoff Blum+3b85351994-7-196MLB1143253678141145312215432075.240.287.418705.303136356261424.4.242
2Darin Erstad+cf-1b-341995-1-1MLB140322498916043123146823223.276.309.363672.295117342243353.9.337
8Mark Loretta+2b-ss-361993-7-207MLB101261277315043800293021059.280.350.383733.327100297202395.2.297
11Brad Ausmus+c-391987-48-1151MLB8121615478032402254123614.218.303.296600.27264250182192.8.254
55Humberto Quintero+c-28UDFA: 1997MLB591681638602120063440505.226.270.298567.25750183140112.2.273
46J.R. Towles+c-242004-20-604MLB5414610205041600164061303.137.250.253503.2353717113271.4.157
31David Newhan+rf-2b-341995-17-456MLB641041127522121062800013.260.297.404701.3054211181124.0.333
44Roy Oswalt+p-301996-23-684MLB307031500050001800500.214.214.214429.19215756010.5.288
50Reggie Abercrombie+of-261999-23-704MLB3455101750255212320110.309.339.509848.36428604295.8.484
22Jose Cruz+rf-341995-1-3MLB38496610010011900000.122.283.143426.2257604321.3.150
41Brandon Backe+p-301998-18-552MLB294781320230031810500.277.333.447780.34321563974.6.407
38Brian Moehler+p-361993-6-165MLB30441110000042700200.023.104.045150.08525045-5-3.0.059
51Wandy Rodriguez+p-29UDFA: 1999MLB24413510010001100401.122.122.146268.11864541-2-1.2.167
13Jose Castillo+2b-27UDFA: 1997MLB15324910020021000010.281.314.312627.28110352433.2.391
30Shawn Chacon+p-301996-3-86MLB13241300000021000200.125.192.125317.15832823-1-1.0.214
39Randy Wolf+p-311997-2-54MLB12231300010011300200.130.167.130297.14132622-1-1.7.300
43Chris Sampson+p-301999-8-263MLB5222030000001900300.136.174.136310.14832622-1-1.0.231
19Mark Saccomanno+3b-282003-23-689MLB1010121012000300000.200.200.600800.328610825.2.167
13Tomas Perez+2b-ss-341998-45-1332MLB810020000000200000.200.200.200400.179210800.3.250
20Jack Cassel+p-272000-25-739MLB99020001000400000.222.222.222444.1992970-0.2.400
23Edwin Maysonet+ss-262003-19-569MLB77010000000200000.143.143.143286.1281760-1.2.200
48Tim Byrdak+p-341994-5-135MLB566010000000200000.167.167.167333.1491650-0.9.250
50Runelvys Hernandez+p-27UDFA: 1997MLB44010001001200100.250.400.250650.32116402.7.500
59J.R. House+c-281999-5-152MLB33000001000100000.000.000.0000.000033--.000
1Alberto Arias+p-24UDFA: 2000MLB32000000000200000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
54Chad Paronto+p-321996-8-231MLB62000000000200000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
29Geoff Geary+p-311998-15-434MLB531000000000000001.000.000.0000.000012--.000
56Oscar Villarreal+p-26UDFA: 1998MLB331000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
64Fernando Nieve+p-25UDFA: 1999MLB101000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
47Jose Valverde+p-28UDFA: 1997MLB691000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
26Doug Brocail+p-411986-1-12MLB650000000000000100.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (38 players)161545171214322842216768411452449105152425741116.263.323.415738--2261605042857604.8.296

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
44Roy Oswalt+8301996-23-684MLB17103.5432323200208.219989822347165110 01.188.580.992.037.120.28.2931.06
41Brandon Backe+37301998-18-552MLB9146.0531310000166.2202114112367712724 01.6710.911.944.166.860.61.3280.64
38Brian Moehler+-361993-6-165MLB1184.5631260000150.0166797620368234 01.359.961.202.164.920.44.2960.82
51Wandy Rodriguez+-29UDFA: 1999MLB973.5425250000137.11366554144413125 31.318.910.922.888.580.34.3160.69
43Chris Sampson+-301999-8-263MLB644.2254110060117.111860558236103 01.209.050.611.764.680.38.2931.33
30Shawn Chacon+-301996-3-86MLB235.041515000085.288524816415322 01.519.251.684.315.570.77.2800.63
47Jose Valverde+2928UDFA: 1997MLB633.3874000714472.062282710238332 21.187.751.252.8810.380.28.2840.65
39Randy Wolf+43311997-2-54MLB623.571212110070.26831287245710 01.308.660.893.067.260.42--0.69
26Doug Brocail+-411986-1-12MLB753.937200021268.26330308216413 11.228.261.052.758.390.33.2930.72
29Geoff Geary+-311998-15-434MLB232.53550008064.04518183284502 11.146.330.423.946.330.62.2330.83
53Wesley Wright+-232003-7-211MLB435.017100015155.24534318345724 11.427.281.295.509.220.60.2550.74
48Tim Byrdak+-341994-5-135MLB213.90590009055.145242410294702 01.347.321.634.727.640.62.2400.78
56Oscar Villarreal+-26UDFA: 1998MLB135.023500013037.242252112172122 01.5710.042.874.065.020.81.2630.73
58Dave Borkowski+-311995-11-294MLB027.50260005036.05430309142401 01.8913.502.253.506.000.58.3690.69
20Jack Cassel+-272000-25-739MLB115.6493001030.1382119581421 11.5211.271.482.374.150.57.3200.85
22LaTroy Hawkins+-351991-7-181MLB200.43240004121.01131052510 00.764.710.002.1410.710.20--0.69
50Runelvys Hernandez+-27UDFA: 1997MLB038.3844000019.13219184111500 02.2214.901.865.126.980.73.4180.71
64Fernando Nieve+-25UDFA: 1999MLB018.44110001010.2171010221200 01.7814.341.691.6910.120.17.4550.44
54Chad Paronto+-321996-8-231MLB014.3560003010.1115522400 01.269.581.741.743.480.50.2810.84
1Alberto Arias+-24UDFA: 2000MLB116.753200008.0116606800 02.1312.380.006.759.000.75--2.43
Totals: (38 players)86754.3916116143157481,4251453743695167492109522--91.329.171.243.116.910.45.333 

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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