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2011 HOUSTON ASTROS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  56-106   .346
Result:   6th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Brad Mills
General Manager:   Ed Wade
Stadium:  Minute Maid Park
Attendance:  2,067,016
Payroll:  $70,694,000
Playoffs: Season in progress

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Nelson Figueroa (37)
Youngest Player:  Jordan Lyles (20)
Longest Tenure:  Humberto Quintero, Wandy Rodriguez (7)
Top Hitter:  Michael Bourn (10)
Top Pitcher:  Brett Myers (20)
Top Draft Pick:  George Springer (#11)

Roster Continuity:  62.57%
Top Prospect:   Jordan Lyles
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Milwaukee9666.593--
St. Louis9072.5566.0
Cincinnati7983.48817.0
Pittsburgh7290.44424.0
Chi Cubs7191.43825.0
Houston56106.34640.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Fernando AbadHouston Astros201120111$ 418,000 
Juan AbreuAtlanta Braves201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jose AltuveHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Clint BarmesHouston Astros201120111$ 3,925,000 Avoided arbitration
Brian BogusevicHouston Astros201120111$ 416,500 
Jason BourgeoisHouston Astros201120111$ 423,000 
Michael BournHouston Astros201120111$ 4,400,000 Avoided arbitration
Robinson CancelHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 Minor League Contract
David CarpenterHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Xavier CedenoHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Carlos CorporanHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 Minor League Contract
Enerio Del RosarioHouston Astros201120111$ 417,000 
Matt DownsHouston Astros201120111$ 421,000 
Luis DurangoSan Diego Padres201120111$ 414,000 
Sergio EscalonaHouston Astros201120111$ 417,000 
Nelson FigueroaHouston Astros201120111$ 900,000 Avoided arbitration
Jeff FulchinoHouston Astros201120111$ 467,000 
Bill HallHouston Astros201120111$ 3,000,000 Mutual option for 2012
J.A. HappHouston Astros201120111$ 474,000 
Lucas HarrellChicago White Sox201120111$ 414,000 
Joe InglettTampa Bay Rays201120111$ 414,000 Minor League Contract
Chris JohnsonHouston Astros201120111$ 424,000 
Jeff KeppingerHouston Astros201120111$ 2,300,000 Avoided arbitration
Carlos LeeHouston Astros200720126$ 100,000,000$ 16.67m$3m signing bonus
Wilton LopezHouston Astros201120111$ 442,000 
Jordan LylesTexas Rangers201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Brandon LyonHouston Astros201020123$ 15,000,000$ 5.00m
J.D. MartinezHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Mark MelanconHouston Astros201120111$ 421,000 
Jason MichaelsHouston Astros201120111$ 900,000 Option year from previous contract
Brett MyersHouston Astros201120122$ 23,000,000$ 11.50mExtension signed during 2010 season replacing option year of previous deal. $2m bonus
Bud NorrisHouston Astros201120111$ 437,500 
Jimmy ParedesHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 
Hunter PenceHouston Astros201120111$ 6,900,000 Won arbitration case
Lance PendletonHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 
Humberto QuinteroHouston Astros201120111$ 1,000,000 Avoided arbitration
Aneury RodriguezHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 
Fernando RodriguezTexas Rangers201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Wandy RodriguezHouston Astros201120133$ 34,000,000$ 11.33mAvoided arbitration. $1.5m signing bonus. Club option for 2014
Angel SanchezHouston Astros201120111$ 432,500 
Jordan SchaferAtlanta Braves201120111$ 414,000 
J.B. ShuckHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Henry SosaHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
J.R. TowlesHouston Astros201120111$ 424,000 
Jose ValdezHouston Astros201120111$ 414,000 Minor League Contract
Brett WallaceHouston Astros201120111$ 418,000 
Wesley WrightHouston Astros201120111$ 416,500 



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