Season Information
Team Name
1996 Houston Astros
National League
W-L Record
82-80 (.506)   GBL: -6
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 7 / 14
Runs For/Against
753 / 792   Diff: -39
Playoff Series
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Mark Johnson (1-19)
Attendance Rank
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
Years Active
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1996 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1996Houston AstrosNational LeagueCentralMLB1628280.5066753792-39271,975,88814Terry CollinsAstrodomednq
1996Tucson TorosPacific Coast LeagueNorthernAAA1447074.48657427321026307,0917Tim TolmanHi Corbett Fielddnq
1996Jackson GeneralsTexas LeagueEastAA1407070.5005.56476311635179,4238Dave EngleSmith-Wills StadiumLeague Champions
1996Kissimmee CobrasFlorida State LeagueEastA+1356075.44410500603-10351229,48213Alan AshbyOsceola County Stadiumdnq
1996Quad Cities River BanditsMidwest LeagueWesternA1317061.53406295993014209,5137Jim PankovitsJohn O'Donnell StadiumLost in Semi-Finals
1996Auburn DoubledaysNew York-Penn LeaguePinckneyA-763739.4878.5308371-633844,81312Manny ActaFalcon Park IIdnq
1996Gulf Coast AstrosGulf Coast LeagueNorthernRk593128.5256.5263247162700Bobby Ramos---dnq
7 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Manager Manager(s) for this team Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.

Organizational Roster for 1996 Houston Astros

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bobby AbreuLFLR22MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Jason AdamsSSRR22A+Quad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Chad AlexanderOFRR22AAAQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Roberto AlleyneOFRR19A+Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Adan AmezcuaCRR22AAAKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jeff Bagwell1BRR28MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Jeff Ball1BRR27MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Shane BarksdalePLR19A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+), Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Tucker BarrCRR21AAAuburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Manuel BarriosPRR21MLBJackson Generals (AA)---
    Derek BellRF-CFRR27MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Eric BellPLL32MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    David BernhardPRR21A-Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Sean Berry3BRR30MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Craig Biggio2B-CRR30MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    John BlackmorePRR18AGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Alberto BlancoPLL20AAQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Andy Bovender3BRR23A+Quad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    RJ BowersOFRR22A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+), Quad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Bryan BraswellPRL21AAAuburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Kary BridgesIFLR23AAATucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA)---
    Doug BrocailPLR29MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA)---
    Mike BrumleySS-2BBR33MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Kevin Burns1BLL20AAAAuburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Brandon Byrd3BRR18A-Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    John CangelosiOFBL33MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Ramon CastroCRR20MLBQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Andujar CedenoSSRR26MLBHouston Astros (MLB)DET, SDN
    Nicolas CeltaPLL18RkGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Scott ChapmanOFRR18AAGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Arnie ChaveraCLR22A+Quad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Eric ChristophersonCRR27AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Terry ClarkPRR35MLBHouston Astros (MLB)KCA
    Ryan CoeCRR23A+Quad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Eric ColeOFRR20AAAAuburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Dennis Colon1BLL22AAAJackson Generals (AA)---
    John Cook1BRR23A-Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Chris CrawfordPRR21A-Auburn Doubledays (A-), Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Ryan CreekPRR23AAAJackson Generals (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Derek DacePLL21AAAJackson Generals (AA), Kissimmee Cobras (A+), Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Brian Dallimore2B-3BRR22MLBAuburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Danny DarwinPRR40MLBHouston Astros (MLB)PIT, PIT
    Donnie DaultPRR24AAATucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA), Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Jay DavisOFLL25AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Miguel De La EspadaOFRR19RkGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Jeremy DeShazerOFBR19A+Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Jim DoughertyPRR28MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Doug DrabekPRR33MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Scott ElartonPRR20MLBKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Felix EscalonaSS-2BRR17MLBGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Tony EusebioCRR29MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Dave EvansPRR28AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jesus FarraezOFRR23A+Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Tim Forkner3BLR23AAJackson Generals (AA)---
    Alejandro FreireIFRR21MLBKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Duane FullerPRR21A-Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Stephen FullerPRR21A-Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Kevin GallaherPRR27AAATucson Toros (AAA)DET
    Freddy GarciaPRR19MLBQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Gabriel GarciaPRR19A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+), Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Jerry GoffCLR32MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Jimmy GonzalezCRR23AAAJackson Generals (AA), Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Jason GreenPRR22A+Auburn Doubledays (A-)CHN
    Mike Groppuso3BRR26AAATucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA)---
    Mike GrzanichPRR23MLBJackson Generals (AA)---
    Carlos Guillen2BBR20MLBQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Mike GundersonPRR23A+Quad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Ricky GutierrezSSRR26MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dave Hajek3B-2BRR28MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    John HalamaPLL24MLBJackson Generals (AA)---
    Billy HallPRR22A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Mike HamptonPRL23MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Tim HamulackPLL19MLBGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Dean HartgravesPRL29MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)ATL, ATL
    Chris HatcherLFRR27MLBTucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA)---
    Oscar HenriquezPRR22MLBKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Carlos Hernandez2B-SSRR20MLBQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Xavier HernandezPRR30MLBHouston Astros (MLB)CIN
    Richard HidalgoRF-CFRR20MLBJackson Generals (AA)---
    Chris HillPLL27AAAQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Jason HillCRR21RkGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Ray HolbertSS-2BRR25MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Chris HoltPRR24MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    John HuberPRR18A-Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    John HudekPBR29MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA), Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Richard HumphreyPRR25AAATucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA), Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Brian HunterCF-LFRR25MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Matt HyersSSRR20A+Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Eric IrelandPRR19AAAGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ric JohnsonOFRR22AAQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Russ Johnson3B-2BRR23MLBJackson Generals (AA)---
    John JohnstonePRR27MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Todd JonesPLR28MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Frank Kellner2B-SSBR29AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Tim KesterPRR24AAATucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA)---
    Darryl KilePRR27MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Randy KnorrCRR27MLBHouston Astros (MLB)TOR
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    David LandakerIFRR22A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Sendry LinaresCRR20A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+), Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Dan LockPRL23AAKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Rich LoisellePRR24MLBTucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA)PIT, PIT
    Niuman LoizPRR22A+Quad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Johan LopezPRR21AAAKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Roger LuceCRR27AAATucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA)---
    Julio LugoSS-3BRR20MLBQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    James LynchPRR20AAAQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bobby Magallanes3BRR26AAAJackson Generals (AA)---
    Esteban MaldonadoPRR20A+Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Jay Mansavage2BBR20A+Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Kirt ManwaringCRR30MLBHouston Astros (MLB)SFN
    Marc ManwarrenOFRR23A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Tom MartinPLL26MLBTucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA)---
    Derrick MayLFLR27MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Jason McCarterPRR19AGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Chris McFerrinPLR20A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+), Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Tony McKnightPRR19MLBGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Buck McNabbOFLR23AAAJackson Generals (AA), Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Aaron McNeal1BRR18AAAGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Tomas MedinaPRR21A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+), Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Marlon MejiaSSRR21AAuburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Mitch MeluskeyCBR22MLBJackson Generals (AA), Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Hector MercadoPLL22MLBKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Aaron Miles2BBR19MLBGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Orlando MillerSSRR27MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Wade MillerPRR19MLBAuburn Doubledays (A-), Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Donovan Mitchell2BLR26AAAJackson Generals (AA)---
    Doug MlickiPRR25AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Ray MontgomeryRF-LFRR26MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Melvin Mora3BRR24MLBTucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA)---
    Alvin MormanPLL27MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Gary MotaOFRR25AAJackson Generals (AA), Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Tony MouncePLL21MLBKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    James MoutonLF-CFRR27MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Tyrone NarcissePRR24AAJackson Generals (AA)---
    Bryant Nelson2B-LFBR22MLBKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Dru Nicely3BRR18RkGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Paul O'MalleyPRR23AAQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Gregg OlsonPRR29MLBHouston Astros (MLB)CIN, DET
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Josh PascarellaPRR19A+Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Bronswell PatrickPRR25MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Jhonny Perez2BRR19AAAKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Nate PetersonOFLR24AAJackson Generals (AA)---
    Wes PrattOFRR22A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+), Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    JD PrestashPLL20RkGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Alan ProbstCRR25AAATucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA)---
    Eddie PyeSS-2BRR29MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Edgar RamosPRR21MLBJackson Generals (AA), Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Ken RamosRF-LFLL29MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Jim ReederOFBR21A+Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Shane ReynoldsPRR28MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Jose RijoPRR20A+Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Geoff RobertsonOFLR19RkGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Jeriome RobertsonPLL19MLBKissimmee Cobras (A+), Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Hassan RobinsonOFRR23AAQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Oscar Robles2BLR20MLBKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Marlon RocheOFRR21A+Quad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Noel RodriguezOFRR22AAKissimmee Cobras (A+), Quad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Derek Root1BLL21AAAQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Mike RoseCBR19MLBKissimmee Cobras (A+), Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Tony RossOFRR21AAJackson Generals (AA), Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Sean RunyanPLL22MLBQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Nelson Samboy2BRR19AAKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Victor SanchezOFRR24AAAJackson Generals (AA)---
    Pedro SantanaIFRR19AAAGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Jamie SaylorIFRR21AAAKissimmee Cobras (A+), Quad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Tony ShaverPRR24A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Tom ShearnPRR18MLBGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Brian SikorskiPRR22MLBQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Mike SimmsRF-1BRR29MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Doug SimonsPLL29MLBTucson Toros (AAA), Jackson Generals (AA)---
    Mark SmallPRR28MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Eric SmithPRR22AAQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Bill SpiersSS-3BLR30MLBHouston Astros (MLB)---
    Eric StachlerPRR23A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Brock SteinkePRR21A+Kissimmee Cobras (A+), Quad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Greg SwindellPRL31MLBHouston Astros (MLB)CLE
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jeff TabakaPRL32MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Brian TickellPRR21AQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Gary TrammellOFLR23AAATucson Toros (AAA), Kissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Chris Truby3BRR22MLBQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Julien TuckerPLR23AAKissimmee Cobras (A+)---
    Jason TurleyPRR21A-Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Nelson UbaldoOFRR22RkGulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Billy WagnerPLL24MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Jamie WalkerPLL24MLBJackson Generals (AA)---
    Donne WallPRR28MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Michael WalterPRR21AAQuad Cities River Bandits (A)---
    Barry WessonCF-LFRR19MLBAuburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Michael WheelerPRR18A+Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)---
    Rick WilkinsCLR29MLBHouston Astros (MLB)SFN
    Toby WilmotPLL22A-Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Luis YanezPRR18AAuburn Doubledays (A-)---
    Anthony YoungPRR30MLBHouston Astros (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Randy YoungOFRR20A-Auburn Doubledays (A-)---
    194 record(s)
    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Ba Bats Th Throws Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. HiLvl Highest Level Reached