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1987 Houston Astros (MLB)

+ Organizational Roster
Nickname:
W-L Record: 76-86 .469
Rank: 3rd in National League West
Run Differential: 648-678 -30
Roster Continuity 87.09% 1/26
Manager(s): Hal Lanier
General Manager: Dick Wagner (1987-10-23), Bill Wood (1987-12-06), Bill Wood
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,909,902 15/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Craig Biggio (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Yogi Berra
Bullpen Coach: Gene Tenace
Hitting Coach: Denis Menke
Pitching Coach: Les Moss
Third Base Coach: Matt Galante

#1 Draft Picks

Robbie Wine (#8), Dale Berra (#20), Craig Reynolds (#22), Buddy Biancalana (#25)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8478.5196.0
7686.46914.0
7389.45117.0
6992.42920.5
6597.40125.0
  • The organization roster is a complete listing of all players, for a given season, who appeared in at least 1 game with either the Major League parent team or any of the affiliated teams at the various classifications (AAA,AA,A+,A,A-,Rookie)
  • A player may appear on multiple organizational rosters for a season since he have switched organizations during the season.
  • Organizational Roster for 1987 Houston Astros season
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Manny ActaGCL AstrosGCLRk2B6-2172R-R18Not draftedAA
    Troy AfenirOsceolaFSLA+C6-4200R-R23HOU: 1983-1-11MLB
      ColumbusSouAAC                
      HoustonNLMLBC                
    Juan AgostoTucsonPCLAAAP6-2190L-L29Not draftedMLB
      HoustonNLMLBP                
    Troy AleshireAuburnNYPLA-C6-1195R-R20HOU: 1985-5-118A+
      AshevilleSALAC                
    Karl AllaireColumbusSouAASS6-0175L-R23HOU: 1984-2-45AAA
      TucsonPCLAAASS                
    Harold AllenAuburnNYPLA-P6-0210L-L21HOU: 1987-5-132AAA
    Robbie AllenColumbusSouAASS5-10163R-R28LAN: 1980-4-88AAA
    Adam AmickGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-2170R-R19Not draftedRK
    Larry AndersenHoustonNLMLBP6-3205R-R34CLE: 1971-7-157MLB
    Eric AnthonyGCL AstrosGCLRkRF-LF6-2195L-L19HOU: 1986-34-795MLB
    Tim ArnsbergOsceolaFSLA+P6-2185R-R25HOU: 1985-18-456AA
      ColumbusSouAAP                
    Alan AshbyHoustonNLMLBC6-2190B-R35CLE: 1969-3-63MLB
    Sam AugustAshevilleSALAP6-2170R-R19HOU: 1986-2-40AA
    Mark BaileyTucsonPCLAAAC6-5195B-R25HOU: 1982-6-147MLB
      HoustonNLMLBC                
    Mark BakerColumbusSouAAOF5-8182R-R22PHI: 1984-6-152AA
    Jeff BaldwinOsceolaFSLA+LF-RF6-1180L-L21HOU: 1985-14-296MLB
    Kevin BassHoustonNLMLBRF-OF6-0180B-R28MIL: 1977-2-29MLB
    Mike BeamsGCL AstrosGCLRkOF6-0190R-R20HOU: 1986-10-250AA
    Brian BennettGCL AstrosGCLRkC6-4185R-R20KCA: 1986-5-127A
    Dale BerraTucsonPCLAAASS-3B6-0190R-R30PIT: 1975-1-20MLB
      HoustonNLMLBSS-3B                
    Buddy BiancalanaTucsonPCLAAASS-2B5-11160B-R27KCA: 1978-1-25MLB
      HoustonNLMLBSS-2B                
    Craig BiggioAshevilleSALA2B-C5-11180R-R21HOU: 1987-1-22MLB
    Daven BondAshevilleSALAP6-6215R-R23HOU: 1986-14-354AAA
    Ryan BowenAshevilleSALAP6-0185R-R19HOU: 1986-1-13MLB
    Norm BrockColumbusSouAAOF6-1175L-L25HOU: 1984-17-435AA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Damon BrooksAuburnNYPLA-OF5-11182R-R22HOU: 1986-28-697A-
    Michael BrownOsceolaFSLA+2B-3B5-11175R-R24Not draftedA+
    Eric BullockTucson/PortlandPCLAAAOF5-11185L-L27SDN: 1981-1-5MLB
    Ken CaminitiColumbusSouAA3B6-0200B-R24HOU: 1984-3-71MLB
      HoustonNLMLB3B                
    Jose CanoOsceolaFSLA+P6-3175R-R25Not draftedMLB
    Glenn CarpenterTucsonPCLAAA1B6-1197L-R27HOU: 1981-25-642AAA
    Billy CarverAuburnNYPLA-C6-0185R-R21HOU: 1987-6-158AA
    Earl CashColumbusSouAAP6-3210R-R24Not draftedAA
    Ramon CedenoGCL AstrosGCLRkOF5-11160R-R20Not draftedA+
    Al ChambersColumbusSouAAOF6-4217L-L26SEA: 1979-1-1MLB
    Rocky ChildressTucsonPCLAAAP6-2195R-R25PHI: 1980-21-532MLB
      HoustonNLMLBP                
    Rob ClarkColumbusSouAAP6-2180L-L27TEX: 1982-16-408AAA
    Carlo ColombinoOsceolaFSLA+3B5-10180R-R22HOU: 1985-7-165AAA
      ColumbusSouAA3B                
    Mitch CookColumbusSouAAP6-2192L-R24CHN: 1981-3-54AA
    Gary CooperOsceolaFSLA+3B6-1200R-R22HOU: 1986-7-172MLB
    Fred CostelloGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-4190R-R20HOU: 1986-4-94AAA
    Todd CredeurOsceolaFSLA+P6-1190L-L23Not draftedAA
    Kenneth CrockomGCL AstrosGCLRkOF6-0215R-R19Not draftedA-
    Bill CroneTucsonPCLAAAIF5-10160R-R28SEA: 1980-7-162AAA
    Jose CruzHoustonNLMLBOF6-0175L-L39Not draftedMLB
    David CunninghamGCL AstrosGCLRk3B-SS5-9168R-R20Not draftedA
    Danny DarwinHoustonNLMLBP6-3190R-R31Not draftedMLB
    Jeff DatzColumbusSouAAC6-4220R-R27HOU: 1982-19-485MLB
    Glenn DavisHoustonNLMLB1B6-3210R-R26TEX: 1983-42-817MLB
    Pedro De Los SantosGCL AstrosGCLRkSS6-1165R-R18Not draftedA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Lou DeileyAshevilleSALAC6-1200R-R22Not draftedAA
    Pedro DeLeonAshevilleSALAP6-1145R-R22Not draftedAA
      OsceolaFSLA+P                
    Juan DelgadoOsceolaFSLA+3B5-11165R-R24Not draftedAA
    Jim DeshaiesHoustonNLMLBP6-4220L-L27NYA: 1982-21-542MLB
    Ken DicksonAuburnNYPLA-3B-1B6-4196R-R23HOU: 1987-21-548A
    Bill DoranHoustonNLMLB2B5-11175B-R29HOU: 1979-6-138MLB
    Cameron DrewColumbusSouAALF-RF6-5230L-R23HOU: 1985-1-12MLB
    Don DunsterOsceolaFSLA+P6-3205R-R23HOU: 1984-4-97AAA
      ColumbusSouAAP                
    Jeff EdwardsAshevilleSALAC6-2205R-R23HOU: 1985-7-170AAA
    Jeff EdwardsColumbusSouAAP6-2190L-L24LAN: 1984-7-181AAA
    John ElliottOsceolaFSLA+2B-SS5-10175R-R22HOU: 1984-4-96AA
      ColumbusSouAA2B-SS                
    Joel EstesOsceolaFSLA+P6-4200L-L22HOU: 1986-23-586AA
    Tony EusebioGCL AstrosGCLRkC6-2210R-R20Not draftedMLB
    Stan FascherOsceolaFSLA+P6-6195R-R23HOU: 1985-24-612A+
    John FishelColumbusSouAALF-RF5-11185R-R24HOU: 1985-9-222MLB
    Ray FontenotTucsonPCLAAAP6-0175L-L29TEX: 1979-34-815MLB
    Lou FrazierAshevilleSALALF-CF6-2175B-R22CLE: 1986-1-15MLB
    Tom FunkColumbusSouAAP6-2210L-L25HOU: 1983-28-691MLB
      TucsonPCLAAAP                
    Ty GaineyTucsonPCLAAAOF6-1190L-R26HOU: 1979-2-34MLB
      HoustonNLMLBOF                
    Phil GarnerHoustonNLMLB2B-3B5-10177R-R38OAK: 1971-1-2MLB
    Doug GonringAshevilleSALAC6-0195L-R24TOR: 1985-34-815AA
      ColumbusSouAAC                
    Terry GreenOsceolaFSLA+OF-2B5-10175R-R21HOU: 1984-2-34AA
    Carl GrovomColumbusSouAAP6-3190L-L24HOU: 1986-20-510AA
    Marty HallAshevilleSALAP5-10155R-R22OAK: 1985-28-712AA
      ColumbusSouAAP                
    Rusty HarrisAuburnNYPLA-3B5-8175B-R22HOU: 1987-13-340AAA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Dean HartgravesAuburnNYPLA-P6-0185R-L20HOU: 1987-20-522MLB
    Billy HatcherHoustonNLMLBLF-CF5-9175R-R26CHN: 1981-6-131MLB
    Chris HawkinsAuburnNYPLA-P6-4200L-L21HOU: 1987-15-392A-
    Jeff HeathcockTucsonPCLAAAP6-4205R-R27HOU: 1980-1-1MLB
      HoustonNLMLBP                
    David HendersonGCL AstrosGCLRkSS6-0170R-R18HOU: 1987-3-80A+
    Randy HennisAuburnNYPLA-P6-6220R-R21HOU: 1987-2-54MLB
    Carlos HenryGCL AstrosGCLRk1B6-1170L-L19Not draftedA
    Manny HernandezTucsonPCLAAAP6-0150R-R26Not draftedMLB
      HoustonNLMLBP                
    Hector HerreraAuburnNYPLA-IF6-1160R-R20Not draftedA-
    Frankie HigginbothamGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-2200R-R19Not draftedRK
    Victor HitheAshevilleSALAOF6-1175R-R22Not draftedAAA
    Mike HookGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-0195R-L18HOU: 1986-2-41AA
    Neder HortaAshevilleSALASS-2B6-0155R-R20Not draftedA
    Paul HouseholderTucsonPCLAAAOF6-0180B-R28CIN: 1976-2-47MLB
      HoustonNLMLBOF                
    Trenidad HubbardAshevilleSALALF-CF5-9203R-R21HOU: 1986-12-302MLB
    Bert HunterAshevilleSALASS6-4200B-R19HOU: 1985-2-40AAA
    Blaise IlsleyColumbusSouAAP6-1195L-L23HOU: 1985-4-92MLB
    Chuck JacksonTucsonPCLAAA3B-CF6-0185R-R24HOU: 1984-7-175MLB
      HoustonNLMLB3B-CF                
    Calvin JamesOsceolaFSLA+1B-OF5-10170L-L24HOU: 1985-13-326AAA
      TucsonPCLAAA1B-OF                
    Greg JohnsonAuburnNYPLA-P6-2190R-R21HOU: 1987-19-496AAA
    Rich JohnsonColumbusSouAA1B6-3210R-R24HOU: 1985-30-756AA
    Anthony KelleyTucsonPCLAAAP6-2205R-R25HOU: 1983-18-452AAA
    Charlie KerfeldTucsonPCLAAAP6-6225R-R23SEA: 1982-1-3MLB
      HoustonNLMLBP                
    Bob KnepperHoustonNLMLBP6-2210L-L33SFN: 1972-2-43MLB
    Carlos LaboyAuburnNYPLA-OF6-2185R-L20Not draftedA+
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Chris LeeGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-2195R-R22PHI: 1991-50-1287A
    Danny LewisAuburnNYPLA-OF6-1215L-L19HOU: 1986-3-66AAA
    Jeff LivinColumbusSouAAP6-2195R-R25HOU: 1984-15-383AA
    Roger LockeGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-2175R-R18HOU: 1987-4-106A
    Bruce LongOsceolaFSLA+P6-5195R-R27PHI: 1983-15-388AA
      ColumbusSouAAP                
    Dave LopesTucsonPCLAAA2B5-9170R-R42LAN: 1968-2-26MLB
      HoustonNLMLB2B                
    Aurelio LopezHoustonNLMLBP6-0220R-R38Not draftedMLB
    Juan LopezAshevilleSALAC5-11187R-R24Not draftedAAA
      OsceolaFSLA+C                
      TucsonPCLAAAC                
    Tony MackColumbusSouAAP5-10177R-R26CAL: 1982-3-62MLB
      TucsonPCLAAAP                
    Rob MallicoatColumbusSouAAP6-3180L-L22HOU: 1984-1-18MLB
      TucsonPCLAAAP                
      HoustonNLMLBP                
    Scott MarkleyOsceolaFSLA+OF5-9160L-R23Not draftedA+
    Rogelio MarreroGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-1165L-L18Not draftedA+
    John MassarelliAuburnNYPLA-OF-C6-2200R-R21HOU: 1987-8-210AAA
      AshevilleSALAOF-C                
    Ron MathisTucsonPCLAAAP6-0175R-R28DET: 1980-30-724MLB
      HoustonNLMLBP                
    Todd McClureAuburnNYPLA-P6-0195R-R21Not draftedA+
      AshevilleSALAP                
    Louie MeadowsTucsonPCLAAALF-RF5-11190L-L26HOU: 1982-2-43MLB
    Dave MeadsTucsonPCLAAAP6-0175L-L23HOU: 1984-6-148MLB
      HoustonNLMLBP                
    Tony MetoyerOsceolaFSLA+P5-10175R-R24HOU: 1984-14-357AA
      ColumbusSouAAP                
    Brian MeyerOsceolaFSLA+P6-0190R-R24HOU: 1986-16-406MLB
    Joe MikulikColumbusSouAAOF5-11180R-R23HOU: 1984-9-225AAA
    James MinerTucsonPCLAAAP6-3185R-R26Not draftedAAA
    Rafael MontalvoTucsonPCLAAAP6-0185R-R23Not draftedMLB
    Andy MotaAuburnNYPLA-2B5-10180R-R21HOU: 1987-12-314MLB
    Gary MurphyGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-1185R-R25HOU: 1985-14-352A+
      OsceolaFSLA+P                
    Daniel NewmanGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-0185L-L23Not draftedA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Todd NewmanAuburnNYPLA-P6-1170R-L22HOU: 1987-23-600A-
    Alexander NizovColumbusSouAA2B6-0162R-R12Not draftedAA
    Rayner NobleTucsonPCLAAAP5-10170B-L25HOU: 1983-5-114AAA
    Guy NormandAshevilleSALAP6-1195R-L23HOU: 1986-13-328AAA
    Dan NyssenAuburnNYPLA-OF6-0195R-R20HOU: 1987-7-184AA
    Mike OglesbeeAshevilleSALA1B6-3210L-L22KCA: 1986-8-209A
    James OlsonAshevilleSALAP6-2190R-R22HOU: 1986-19-484A
    Joseph OrtizGCL AstrosGCLRkC6-1210R-R20OAK: 1986-14-314AAA
      AuburnNYPLA-C                
    Al OsunaAuburnNYPLA-P6-3200R-L21HOU: 1987-16-418MLB
      AshevilleSALAP                
    David PanizziGCL AstrosGCLRkOF0R-R22HOU: 1987-26-678RK
    Jim PankovitsTucsonPCLAAA2B-OF5-10175R-R31HOU: 1976-4-73MLB
      HoustonNLMLB2B-OF                
    Bob ParkerColumbusSouAASS5-10165L-R24HOU: 1984-21-538AA
    Bert PenaTucsonPCLAAASS5-11165R-R27Not draftedMLB
      HoustonNLMLBSS                
    Francisco PerezGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-5155R-R17Not draftedA
    Gorky PerezAuburnNYPLA-OF5-11162L-L18Not draftedA+
      AshevilleSALAOF                
    Steve PolveriniAuburnNYPLA-P6-2185R-R21HOU: 1987-17-444A-
    David PottsOsceolaFSLA+P6-3190R-R22NYA: 1984-3-73AA
    Terry PuhlHoustonNLMLBOF6-2200L-R30Not draftedMLB
    Randy RandleOsceolaFSLA+SS5-9140R-R21HOU: 1985-2-37AA
    Dody RatherColumbusSouAAP6-0185R-R22NYA: 1984-4-99AA
    Edinson RenteriaAuburnNYPLA-2B-3B5-11160B-R19Not draftedAAA
    Craig ReynoldsHoustonNLMLBSS6-1175L-R34PIT: 1971-1-22MLB
    Ronn ReynoldsTucsonPCLAAAC6-0200R-R28NYN: 1980-5-105MLB
      HoustonNLMLBC                
    Karl RhodesAshevilleSALACF-LF5-11170L-L18HOU: 1986-3-68MLB
    Jose RodilesColumbusSouAAP5-10175R-R25KCA: 1984-12-304AA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Dave RohdeOsceolaFSLA+2B-3B6-2182B-R23HOU: 1986-5-120MLB
    Robert RomoAuburnNYPLA-P6-2178R-R22HOU: 1985-8-189A-
    Nelson RoodTucsonPCLAAASS5-10165R-R27HOU: 1983-13-322AAA
    Doug RoyaltyAuburnNYPLA-P6-4187R-R22HOU: 1987-18-470A
    Andy RuscittoGCL AstrosGCLRkC6-3205L-R19HOU: 1986-33-783RK
    Nolan RyanHoustonNLMLBP6-2195R-R40NYN: 1965-12-226MLB
    Pedro SanchezAshevilleSALASS5-10155B-R20Not draftedAAA
    Cal SantarelliColumbusSouAAP6-2195R-R26CLE: 1983-3-65AA
    Joseph SchulteOsceolaFSLA+P6-3200R-R23HOU: 1985-11-274A+
    Mike ScottHoustonNLMLBP6-3215R-R32NYN: 1976-2-37MLB
    John SheehanAshevilleSALAP6-2205R-R22HOU: 1985-9-212AA
    Mike SimmsAshevilleSALARF-1B6-4230R-R20HOU: 1985-6-144MLB
    Richard SimonAuburnNYPLA-P6-2200R-R21HOU: 1986-6-146AAA
      OsceolaFSLA+P                
    Chris SmallGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-4200L-R22HOU: 1987-10-262A-
    Dave SmithHoustonNLMLBP6-1195R-R32HOU: 1976-8-169MLB
    Doug SnyderOsceolaFSLA+OF6-1180L-R23HOU: 1983-19-478AA
    Julio SolanoTucsonPCLAAAP6-1160R-R27Not draftedMLB
      HoustonNLMLBP                
    Mike StokerAshevilleSALAP6-3195R-R20Not draftedA+
    Mel StottlemyreColumbus/MemphisSouAAP6-0190R-R23HOU: 1985-1-3MLB
    Dennis TafoyaGCL AstrosGCLRkP6-3195R-R22HOU: 1987-25-652AAA
    Shawn TalbottAshevilleSALAP5-11225R-R21CLE: 1985-6-140A
    Jimmy ThomasColumbusSouAA2B5-10175B-R26HOU: 1982-9-225AAA
    Dickie ThonTucsonPCLAAASS5-11175R-R29Not draftedMLB
      HoustonNLMLBSS                
    Jim Van HoutenColumbusSouAAP6-5220-R24SLN: 1984-21-529AA
    Jose VargasOsceolaFSLA+P6-2160R-R22Not draftedAA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Ernesto VasquezGCL AstrosGCLRkP0-19Not draftedRK
    Tony WalkerTucson/VancouverPCLAAAOF6-2205R-R27CIN: 1983-23-569MLB
    Tye WallerTucsonPCLAAA3B-OF6-0180R-R30SLN: 1977-4-82MLB
      HoustonNLMLB3B-OF                
    Denny WallingHoustonNLMLB3B-OF6-1185L-R33OAK: 1975-1-1MLB
    Dan WaltersOsceolaFSLA+C6-4225R-R20HOU: 1984-5-123MLB
    David WashingtonGCL AstrosGCLRkOF5-11170R-R18HOU: 1987-11-288RK
    Kevin WasilewskiAshevilleSALAP6-4220R-R22HOU: 1986-15-380A
    Terry WellsOsceolaFSLA+P6-3205L-L23HOU: 1985-8-196MLB
    Ed WhitedAshevilleSALA3B6-3195R-R23HOU: 1986-18-458MLB
    Robbie WineTucsonPCLAAAC6-2190R-R24HOU: 1983-1-8MLB
      HoustonNLMLBC                
    Gerald YoungTucsonPCLAAACF6-2185B-R22NYN: 1982-5-111MLB
      HoustonNLMLBCF                


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