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2008 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-75 .534
Rank: 3rd in National League Central
Run Differential: 712-743 -31
Manager(s): Cecil Cooper
General Manager: Ed Wade
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Minute Maid Park
Payroll: $ 88,930,414 14/30
Attendance: 2,779,287 12/30
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Jason Castro (#10) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jackie Moore
Bullpen Coach: Mark Bailey
First Base Coach: Jose Cruz
Hitting Coach: Sean Berry
Pitching Coach: Dewey Robinson
Third Base Coach: Ed Romero

#1 Draft Picks

Darin Erstad (#1), Jose Cruz (#3), Lance Berkman (#16)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9764.602--
9072.5567.5
8675.53411.0
8676.53111.5
7488.45723.5
6795.41430.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
50Reggie AbercrombieLF-CF26551017
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55212320110.309.316.509825.200.273.48423.0027.52858
1Alberto AriasP242000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
11Brad AusmusC392161547
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03
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2402254123614.218.298.296594.079.185.2541.6472.064248
41Brandon BackeP3047813
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30031810500.277.320.447767.170.234.4076.0023.52155
17Lance Berkman1B32554114173
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106184991087180513.312.413.567980.255.458.3411.0919.1314658
27Geoff Blum3B353253678
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5312215432075.240.280.418698.178.240.2422.5723.2136353
14Michael BournCF2546757107
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2941103711120713.229.285.300585.071.216.2903.0093.4140512
26Doug BrocailP410000000000000100-----------01
48Tim ByrdakP34601
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0000000200000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
20Jack CasselP27902
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0001000400000.222.222.222444.000.000.400----29
13Jose Castillo3B273249
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0020021000010.281.314.313627.031.094.3915.00--1035
30Shawn ChaconP302413
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00000021000200.125.192.125317.000.083.2145.00--328
22Jose CruzLF344966
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0010011900000.122.283.143426.020.245.1500.82--760
2Darin ErstadLF-CF343224989
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3123146823223.276.305.363668.087.127.3374.8680.5117340
29Geoff GearyP311000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
50Runelvys HernandezP27401
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0001001200100.250.400.250650.000.250.5002.00--16
59J.R. House283000001000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
45Carlos LeeLF3243661137
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10041374937058.314.364.569933.255.346.2991.3215.6248478
8Mark Loretta2B362612773
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3800293021059.280.346.383729.103.215.2971.0365.3100295
3Kazuo Matsui2B3237558110
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33205375300733.293.354.427781.133.272.3261.4362.5160422
23Edwin MaysonetSS-2B26701
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0000000200000.143.143.143286.000.000.200----17
38Brian MoehlerP364411
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0000042700200.023.104.045149.023.114.0596.75--250
31David Newhan2B341041127
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121062800013.260.297.404701.144.212.3334.6752.042111
64Fernando NieveP251000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
44Roy OswaltP3070315
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00050001800500.214.214.214428.000.000.288----1575
54Chad ParontoP322000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
9Hunter PenceRF2559578160
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83111040124420314.269.313.466779.197.266.3013.1023.8277638
13Tomas Perez2B341002
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0000000200000.200.200.200400.000.000.250----210
55Humberto QuinteroC281681638
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120063440505.226.253.298551.071.107.2735.6784.050179
51Wandy RodriguezP294135
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0010001100401.122.122.146268.024.024.167----645
19Mark Saccomanno1B281012
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2000300000.200.200.600800.400.400.167--10.0610
43Chris SampsonP302203
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0000001900300.136.174.136310.000.045.2319.00--326
10Miguel TejadaSS3463292179
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66772472641332.283.308.415723.131.169.3023.0048.6262660
46J.R. TowlesC241461020
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1600164061303.137.222.253475.116.226.1572.5036.537165
47Jose ValverdeP281000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
56Oscar VillarrealP261000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
21Ty Wigginton3B3038650110
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5846326981039.285.337.526863.241.319.2932.1616.8203421
39Randy WolfP312313
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00010011300200.130.167.130297.000.043.30013.00--326
Batting Totals2160545171214322842216768411452449105152425741116.263.317.415732.152.246.2962.3432.622615998
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
39Randy Wolf31623.551212110070683128724571001.308.620.893.047.232.38
50Runelvys Hernandez27038.5344000019321918411150002.2615.161.895.217.111.36
47Jose Valverde28633.38740007144726228271023833221.187.751.252.8810.383.61
56Oscar Villarreal26134.9735000130374225211217212021.559.952.844.034.971.24
54Chad Paronto32014.506000301011552240001.309.901.801.803.602.00
41Brandon Backe309146.043131000016620211411236771272041.6710.891.944.156.841.65
64Fernando Nieve25018.1811000101017101022120001.7313.911.641.649.826.00
53Wesley Wright23434.987100015155453431834572141.417.231.295.469.161.68
43Chris Sampson30644.23541100601171186055823610031.219.080.621.774.692.65
29Geoff Geary31232.53550008064451818328450121.146.330.423.946.331.61
20Jack Cassel27115.709300103038211958142111.5311.401.502.404.201.75
38Brian Moehler361184.563126000015016679762036823041.359.961.202.164.922.28
26Doug Brocail41753.917200021268633030821641131.228.221.042.748.353.05
30Shawn Chacon30235.0215150000858852481641532021.509.211.674.295.551.29
22LaTroy Hawkins35200.43240004121113105251000.764.710.002.1410.715.00
58Dave Borkowski31027.50260005036543030914240011.8913.502.253.506.001.71
44Roy Oswalt3017103.53323232002081998982234716510101.188.570.992.027.113.51
48Tim Byrdak34213.935900090554524241029470021.357.361.644.757.691.62
51Wandy Rodriguez29973.5525250000137136655414441312351.318.930.922.898.612.98
1Alberto Arias24116.75320000811660680002.1312.380.006.759.001.33
Pitching Totals86754.396491614315748142514537436951974921095229451.369.181.243.116.922.23
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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