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2009 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-88 .457
Rank: 5th in National League Central
Run Differential: 643-770 -127
Roster Continuity 77.22% 3/30
Manager(s): Cecil Cooper, Dave Clark
General Manager: Ed Wade
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Minute Maid Park
Payroll: $ 102,996,414 8/30
Attendance: 2,521,076 13/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jio Mier (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Darin Erstad (#1), Lance Berkman (#16)
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 2009 Houston Astros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    50Alberto AriasP5-11150R-R252007Not draftedMLB--
    41Brandon BackeP6-0185R-R312002TBA: 1998-18-552MLB--
    58Yorman BazardoP6-2170R-R242005Not draftedMLB--
    17Lance BerkmanDH6-1205B-L331999HOU: 1997-1-16MLB-Retired
    27Geoff Blum3B6-3195B-R361999MON: 1994-7-196MLB-Retired
    8Aaron Boone3B6-2200R-R361997CIN: 1994-3-72MLB--
    21Michael BournCF5-11180L-R262006PHI: 2003-4-115MLB-Free Agent
    26Doug BrocailP6-5235L-R421992SDN: 1986-1-12MLB--
    48Tim ByrdakP5-11180L-L351998KCA: 1994-5-135MLB-Free Agent
    41Chris CosteC6-1205R-R362006Not draftedMLB--
    2Darin ErstadCF-1B6-2212L-L351996CAL: 1995-1-1MLB--
    39Jeff FulchinoP6-5240R-R292006FLO: 2001-8-242MLB--
    29Geoff GearyP6-0176R-R322003PHI: 1998-15-434MLB--
    63Sam GervacioP5-11160R-R242009Not draftedMLB--
    11Mike HamptonP5-10180R-L361993SEA: 1990-6-161MLB--
    22LaTroy HawkinsP6-5204R-R361995MIN: 1991-7-180MLB-Retired
    23Chris Johnson3B6-3220R-R242009HOU: 2006-4-129MLB-Free Agent
    36Matt Kata3B6-1185B-R312003ARI: 1999-9-268MLB-Free Agent
    28Jeff Keppinger2B-3B6-0180R-R292004PIT: 2001-4-114MLB-Free Agent
    45Carlos Lee1B6-2220R-R331999UDFAMLB-Retired
    59Wilton LopezP6-0189R-R252009Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    12Tommy ManzellaSS-3B6-3195R-R262009HOU: 2005-3-89MLBArizona DiamondbacksMinors
    3Kazuo MatsuiSS5-10185B-R332004Not draftedMLB--
    18Edwin MaysonetSS6-0180R-R272008HOU: 2003-19-569MLB-Free Agent
    4Jason MichaelsLF6-0205R-R332001PHI: 1998-4-104MLB-Free Agent
    38Brian MoehlerP6-3235R-R371996DET: 1993-6-165MLB--
    20Bud NorrisP6-0195R-R242009HOU: 2006-6-189MLB-Free Agent
    23Russ OrtizP6-1210R-R351998SFN: 1995-4-103MLB--
    44Roy OswaltP6-0170R-R312001HOU: 1996-23-684MLB-Retired
    54Chad ParontoP6-5225R-R332001BAL: 1996-8-231MLB--
    52Felipe PaulinoP6-2180R-R252007Not draftedMLB-Int
    9Hunter PenceRF6-4210R-R262007HOU: 2004-2-64MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLB-Active
    55Humberto QuinteroC6-1190R-R292003Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    12Ivan RodriguezC5-9205R-R371991Not draftedMLB--
    51Wandy RodriguezP5-11160B-L302005Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    31Billy SadlerP6-0190R-R272006SFN: 2003-6-183MLB--
    43Chris SampsonP6-0170R-R312006HOU: 1999-8-263MLB--
    31Jason Smith2B-SS6-3190L-R312001TBA: 1996-43-1288MLB--
    10Miguel Tejada2B-3B5-9188R-R351997Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    46J.R. TowlesC6-2190R-R252007HOU: 2004-20-604MLB-Free Agent
    47Jose ValverdeP6-4220R-R292003UDFAMLB-Restricted List
    53Wesley WrightP5-10150R-L242008LAN: 2003-7-211MLB-Free Agent

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