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1978 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  74-88   .457
Result:   5th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Virdon
General Manager:   Tal Smith
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,126,145
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jesus Alou (36)
Youngest Player:  Terry Puhl (21)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Watson (13)
Top Hitter:  Jose Cruz (11)
Top Pitcher:  J.R. Richard (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Rod Boxberger (#11)

Roster Continuity:  83.53%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9567.586--
Cincinnati9269.5712.5
SF Giants8973.5496.0
San Diego8478.51911.0
Houston7488.45721.0
Atlanta6993.42626.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1978-04-06J.R. RichardR28L 9-11@ CIN1131L4.21177138000--0-112.602.80
1978-04-07Joe NiekroR33L 4-5@ CIN1175L5.0655271000--0-19.002.60
1978-04-08Joaquin AndujarR25L 1-2@ CIN151L8.0622142000--0-12.251.25
1978-04-09Mark LemongelloR23L 3-9@ CIN135L5.0566212000--0-110.801.20
1978-04-10Floyd BannisterL23L 2-5vs LAN124L7.0633162000--0-13.861.71
1978-04-11J.R. RichardR28W 1-0vs LAN2132W9.0200048000--1-14.501.43
1978-04-12Joe NiekroR33W 11-10vs LAN2176-4.0766140000--0-111.002.67
1978-04-14Joaquin AndujarR25L 4-8vs CIN252L1.2444020000--0-25.401.60
1978-04-15Mark LemongelloR23W 6-1vs CIN236W9.0311124000--1-14.500.79
1978-04-16J.R. RichardR28W 4-3vs CIN3133-8.03330711000--1-14.091.36
1978-04-18Joe NiekroR33W 5-1@ SDN3177W9.0411035000--1-16.001.72
1978-04-19Joaquin AndujarR25W 2-1@ SDN353W8.0611125000--1-23.501.33
1978-04-20Mark LemongelloR23L 1-5@ LAN337L6.0644032000--1-24.951.00
1978-04-21J.R. RichardR28W 8-6@ LAN4134-4.0544245000--1-14.851.50
1978-04-22Floyd BannisterL23L 1-5@ LAN225L4.2433160000--0-24.201.93
1978-04-23Joe NiekroR33L 3-7@ LAN4178L3.0864100000--1-26.861.86
1978-04-24Joaquin AndujarR25W 4-3vs SDN454-8.0833052000--1-23.461.42
1978-04-25Mark LemongelloR23W 4-3vs SDN438W9.0632121000--2-24.030.97
1978-04-26J.R. RichardR28L 1-2vs SDN5135L9.06220211000--1-24.111.34
1978-04-28Joe NiekroR33L 3-6vs MON5179L3.0344040000--1-37.501.92
1978-04-29Joaquin AndujarR25W 3-1vs MON555W9.0311045000--2-22.831.26
1978-04-30Mark LemongelloR23L 1-2vs MON539L8.0622113000--2-33.650.95
1978-05-03J.R. RichardR28L 3-10@ MON6136L3.0788173000--1-35.681.61
1978-05-05Joe NiekroR33L 2-5@ ATL6180L6.0543132000--1-46.901.80
1978-05-06Joaquin AndujarR25L 1-2@ ATL656-9.0410006000--2-22.251.09
1978-05-09J.R. RichardR28W 5-1@ PHI7137W9.04111411000--2-34.791.47
1978-05-10Mark LemongelloR23L 1-3@ PHI640L7.0633153000--2-43.681.05
1978-05-12Joaquin AndujarR25W 5-4@ NYN757-7.0421033000--2-22.121.08
1978-05-13Joe NiekroR34W 7-4@ NYN7181W5.01044034000--2-46.941.91
1978-05-15J.R. RichardR28W 5-0vs PHI8138W9.0200039000--3-34.021.32
1978-05-16Mark LemongelloR23W 6-1vs PHI741W5.1811023000--3-43.491.14
1978-05-17Joaquin AndujarR25W 2-1vs PHI858W5.0211035000--3-22.091.07
1978-05-18Joe NiekroR34L 5-8vs PHI8182-0.0444000000--2-47.972.03
1978-05-19Floyd BannisterL23W 6-0vs ATL326W9.0700016000--1-22.401.43
1978-05-20J.R. RichardR28W 13-0vs ATL9139W9.0400078000--4-33.461.31
1978-05-21Mark LemongelloR23L 4-6vs ATL842L3.2645122000--3-54.081.21
1978-05-23Tom DixonR23L 2-3@ SFN15-7.0500024000--2-01.881.25
1978-05-24Floyd BannisterL23L 0-2@ SFN427-5.0300046000--1-22.061.43
1978-05-25J.R. RichardR28L 1-9@ SFN10140L6.0851035000--4-43.301.35
1978-05-26Mark LemongelloR23W 5-4vs NYN943W6.1833123000--4-54.121.25
1978-05-27Joaquin AndujarR25L 7-9vs NYN959-4.0333031000--3-22.401.10
1978-05-28Tom DixonR23L 1-4vs NYN26L8.0933013000--2-12.251.25
1978-05-29Floyd BannisterL23L 1-8vs SFN528L5.0944124000--1-32.701.53
1978-05-30J.R. RichardR28L 0-1vs SFN11141L9.0311067000--4-53.041.31
1978-05-31Mark LemongelloR23W 1-0vs SFN1044W9.0700011000--5-53.571.21
1978-06-02Joaquin AndujarR25W 2-1vs SLN1060-8.0411042000--3-22.251.09
1978-06-03Tom DixonR23L 1-2vs SLN37L8.0622106000--2-22.251.15
1978-06-03Floyd BannisterL23W 5-2vs SLN629W6.1622065000--2-32.681.55
1978-06-04J.R. RichardR28L 2-4vs SLN12142L9.05430213000--4-63.031.26
1978-06-05Mark LemongelloR23L 1-2@ CHN1145L8.17220602762178%5-63.391.23
1978-06-06Joaquin AndujarR25L 4-9@ CHN1161L5.16660621971263%3-32.841.18
1978-06-09J.R. RichardR28W 11-7@ SLN13143W5.15550612000--5-63.351.31
1978-06-10Mark LemongelloR23W 12-5@ SLN1246W9.0855032000--6-63.561.23
1978-06-11Joaquin AndujarR25L 3-5@ SLN1262L6.2743013000--3-42.921.18
1978-06-12Tom DixonR23W 6-5vs PIT48-5.0832026000--2-22.401.24
1978-06-13Floyd BannisterL23W 2-1vs PIT730-6.0611016000--2-32.551.51
1978-06-14J.R. RichardR28L 4-6vs PIT14144L6.0855235000--5-73.601.34
1978-06-16Mark LemongelloR23L 6-7vs CHN1347-7.0744021113873%6-63.681.24
1978-06-17Joaquin AndujarR25W 5-4vs CHN1363-2.1522002000--3-43.071.21
1978-06-18Tom DixonR23W 3-1vs CHN59W7.0411032000--3-22.251.21
1978-06-20J.R. RichardR28W 5-3@ LAN15145W7.1622047000--6-73.531.35
1978-06-21Mark LemongelloR23L 4-5@ LAN1448-6.0944125000--6-63.821.27
1978-06-22Joe NiekroR34W 4-3@ LAN9183W9.0632156000--4-46.051.67
1978-06-23Tom DixonR23L 0-3@ SDN610L8.01032020000--3-32.251.25
1978-06-24Floyd BannisterL23L 5-6@ SDN831-7.1755186000--2-33.001.58
1978-06-25J.R. RichardR28L 1-6@ SDN16146L7.0655018000--6-83.711.32
1978-06-25Bo McLaughlinR25L 4-7@ SDN118L5.1943031000--0-15.142.29
1978-06-26Mark LemongelloR23L 3-4vs CIN1549L9.0442045000--6-73.671.24
1978-06-27Joe NiekroR34W 7-4vs CIN10184W7.0644034000--5-45.951.63
1978-06-28Tom DixonR23W 3-0vs CIN711W9.0400033000--4-31.961.19
1978-06-29Floyd BannisterL23W 5-0vs CIN932W9.0400037000--3-32.611.48
1978-06-30J.R. RichardR28L 2-5vs SDN17147L7.01055045000--6-93.871.36
1978-07-01Mark LemongelloR23W 9-2vs SDN1650W9.0722104000--7-73.541.21
1978-07-01Joe NiekroR34L 3-9vs SDN11185L1.2452012000--5-56.141.68
1978-07-02Tom DixonR23L 2-6vs SDN812L7.0655215000--4-42.371.17
1978-07-03Floyd BannisterL23L 7-8@ CIN1033-4.0655215000--3-33.081.49
1978-07-04J.R. RichardR28W 3-1@ CIN18148W9.0411019000--7-93.671.31
1978-07-05Joe NiekroR34L 1-2@ CIN12186L8.0722034000--5-65.721.64
1978-07-07Mark LemongelloR23L 4-7vs LAN1751L8.01166243000--7-83.741.25
1978-07-08Floyd BannisterL23L 1-7vs LAN1134L3.0744114000--3-43.431.54
1978-07-08Tom DixonR23L 5-7vs LAN913L5.1774014000--4-52.671.20
1978-07-09J.R. RichardR28W 5-1vs LAN19149W9.04110612000--8-93.501.29
1978-07-13Joe NiekroR34L 0-6@ MON13187L5.2744013000--5-75.671.59
1978-07-14J.R. RichardR28W 4-3@ MON20150-11.05310310000--8-93.301.25
1978-07-14Mark LemongelloR23W 5-4@ MON1852-7.0744223000--7-83.821.25
1978-07-15Tom DixonR23L 0-8@ MON1014L2.1665111000--4-63.141.25
1978-07-16Floyd BannisterL23L 1-6@ MON1235L5.11244015000--3-53.671.60
1978-07-17Joe NiekroR34W 2-1vs PHI14188W11.0511038000--6-75.091.49
1978-07-18J.R. RichardR28W 9-1vs PHI21151W9.03100610000--9-93.111.24
1978-07-19Tom DixonR23W 8-3@ NYN1115W5.2633023000--5-63.241.26
1978-07-19Mark LemongelloR23L 1-2@ NYN1953L8.0622054000--7-93.731.26
1978-07-20Vern RuhleR27L 4-5@ NYN177-3.1722021000--0-06.003.00
1978-07-20Floyd BannisterL23L 4-7@ NYN1336L1.2677130000--3-64.341.67
1978-07-21Joe NiekroR34L 1-6@ PHI15189L5.0755132000--6-85.291.52
1978-07-21Rick WilliamsR26L 2-8@ PHI11L6.11076121000--1-24.881.67
1978-07-22J.R. RichardR28L 2-3@ PHI22152-9.01222128000--9-93.051.26
1978-07-23Tom DixonR23L 2-13@ PHI1216L4.0866013000--5-73.681.30
1978-07-24Mark LemongelloR23W 6-5vs MON2054-8.0644003000--7-93.771.23
1978-07-25Vern RuhleR27W 3-2vs MON278-8.0711006000--0-02.451.45
1978-07-26Joe NiekroR34W 5-0vs MON16190W9.0400013000--7-84.841.43
1978-07-27J.R. RichardR28W 8-3vs NYN23153W9.0233159000--10-93.051.23
1978-07-28Tom DixonR23W 4-3vs NYN1317-8.0633045000--5-73.651.30
1978-07-30Mark LemongelloR23W 4-3vs NYN2155-7.2933004000--7-93.771.23
1978-07-31Joe NiekroR34W 4-1vs SFN17191W9.0211021000--8-84.541.36
1978-08-01J.R. RichardR28W 4-2vs SFN24154W8.24210911000--11-92.951.24
1978-08-02Tom DixonR23L 2-4vs SFN1418L5.0644113000--5-83.821.30
1978-08-04Mark LemongelloR23L 2-7@ ATL2256L1.0344120000--7-103.981.26
1978-08-05Vern RuhleR28W 7-0@ ATL379W9.0400005000--1-01.351.00
1978-08-05Joe NiekroR34W 5-3@ ATL18192W6.0533040000--9-84.541.36
1978-08-06J.R. RichardR28L 2-3@ ATL25155L7.05330311000--11-102.981.24
1978-08-08Tom DixonR23L 2-3@ SFN1519L6.0533141000--5-93.861.31
1978-08-09Mark LemongelloR23W 6-5@ SFN2357W8.0855230000--8-104.061.26
1978-08-11Joe NiekroR34L 0-1vs ATL19193L8.0911034000--9-94.331.37
1978-08-12J.R. RichardR28W 5-2vs ATL26156W9.04220413000--12-102.941.22
1978-08-13Vern RuhleR28W 3-0vs ATL480W9.0500033000--2-00.930.97
1978-08-14Tom DixonR23W 6-0@ SLN1620W9.0400033000--6-93.571.27
1978-08-15Floyd BannisterL23L 5-11@ SLN1437L2.0755113000--3-74.751.73
1978-08-16Joe NiekroR34W 4-2@ SLN20194W9.0622115000--10-94.171.33
1978-08-17J.R. RichardR28L 1-5@ PIT27157L7.0644021000--12-113.011.22
1978-08-17Mark LemongelloR23L 2-3@ PIT2458L3.2431030000--8-114.021.27
1978-08-18Vern RuhleR28L 3-6@ PIT581L2.0544021000--2-12.031.13
1978-08-19Floyd BannisterL23L 2-4@ PIT1538L6.1544076000--3-84.781.72
1978-08-20Joe NiekroR34L 1-3@ PIT21195L6.0733222000--10-104.191.34
1978-08-20Tom DixonR23L 6-7@ PIT1721L3.2966202000--6-103.891.30
1978-08-21J.R. RichardR28W 8-3vs CHN28158W7.253304641172459%13-113.031.22
1978-08-22Mark LemongelloR23W 2-1vs CHN2559W9.071102362467%9-113.861.26
1978-08-23Ken ForschR32W 3-0vs CHN190W7.0400025113873%7-42.901.44
1978-08-25Joe NiekroR34W 7-5vs PIT22196W6.0944017000--11-104.261.35
1978-08-26J.R. RichardR28W 7-2vs PIT29159W9.0622018000--14-112.991.20
1978-08-27Mark LemongelloR23L 5-8vs PIT2660L1.1555112000--9-124.101.29
1978-08-29Ken ForschR32W 6-3vs SLN291W9.0933117000--8-42.911.41
1978-08-30Joe NiekroR34L 2-4vs SLN23197L8.0744132000--11-114.271.35
1978-09-01J.R. RichardR28L 11-14@ CHN30160-3.298832538112771%14-113.261.23
1978-09-02Mark LemongelloR23W 8-5@ CHN2761-7.07540232371670%9-124.141.29
1978-09-03Ken ForschR32L 2-3@ CHN392L6.193201122101255%8-52.911.43
1978-09-03Vern RuhleR28L 2-4@ CHN682L5.28440212361774%2-22.541.15
1978-09-04Joe NiekroR34L 3-6vs CIN24198L6.0844050000--11-124.341.38
1978-09-05J.R. RichardR28W 3-2vs CIN31161W9.0322067000--15-113.211.22
1978-09-07Mark LemongelloR23L 2-3vs LAN2862L9.01133134000--9-134.081.30
1978-09-08Ken ForschR32W 5-0vs LAN493W9.0200015000--9-52.681.34
1978-09-09Joe NiekroR34W 10-4vs SDN25199W9.0844013000--12-124.321.36
1978-09-10J.R. RichardR29W 3-2vs SDN32162W9.08220211000--16-113.171.22
1978-09-11Vern RuhleR28L 8-9@ CIN783-6.0533041000--2-22.801.20
1978-09-12Mark LemongelloR23L 3-4@ CIN2963-6.0933102000--9-134.101.31
1978-09-13Ken ForschR32L 0-6@ LAN594L8.01266114000--9-62.951.36
1978-09-14Joe NiekroR34L 1-2@ LAN26200L8.0522236000--12-134.231.34
1978-09-15J.R. RichardR29W 8-4@ SDN33163W9.07440412000--17-113.201.22
1978-09-16Vern RuhleR28L 1-2@ SDN884-7.0211022000--2-22.601.12
1978-09-17Mark LemongelloR23L 1-3@ SDN3064L6.0831003000--9-144.021.31
1978-09-19J.R. RichardR29L 2-3vs ATL34164-7.03220311000--17-113.181.21
1978-09-20Joe NiekroR34L 2-3vs ATL27201L9.09320011000--12-144.121.33
1978-09-21Ken ForschR32W 2-0vs ATL695W9.05000110000--10-62.751.31
1978-09-22Vern RuhleR28L 0-2@ SFN985L7.0821021000--2-32.441.15
1978-09-23J.R. RichardR29L 2-3@ SFN35165-7.0622067000--17-113.171.22
1978-09-24Floyd BannisterL23L 0-7@ SFN1639L5.1866206000--3-94.831.66
1978-09-24Tom DixonR23L 4-6@ SFN1822L6.1564013000--6-113.961.28
1978-09-26Joe NiekroR34W 2-0@ ATL28202W8.0600024000--13-143.951.31
1978-09-27Vern RuhleR28W 4-0@ ATL1086W7.0400033000--3-32.181.14
1978-09-28J.R. RichardR29W 4-3@ ATL36166W5.0100026000--18-113.111.21
1978-09-29Dan WarthenL26L 1-2vs SFN141L8.0522101000--0-14.091.09
1978-09-30Tom DixonR23W 7-4vs SFN1923W6.0633022000--7-113.991.29
1978-10-01Joe NiekroR34W 3-0vs SFN29203W5.0300002000--14-143.861.30
FIELDING STATISTICS


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