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1996 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  82-80   .506
Result:   2nd in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Terry Collins
General Manager:   Gerry Hunsicker
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  1,975,888
Payroll:  $26,894,000
Playoffs:  -

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Danny Darwin (40)
Youngest Player:  Bobby Abreu (22)
Longest Tenure:  Craig Biggio (9)
Top Hitter:  Jeff Bagwell (5)
Top Pitcher:  Shane Reynolds (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Mark Johnson (#19)

Roster Continuity:  72.60%
Top Prospect:   Billy Wagner
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
St. Louis8874.543--
Houston8280.5066.0
Cincinnati8181.5007.0
Chi Cubs7686.46912.0
Pittsburgh7389.45115.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Anthony Young1996-04-011996L  4-3 vs LAN  230000200092721678%15412-45Threw 78% strikes
Doug Brocail1996-04-021996W  5-4 vs LAN  1.2100014000731191261%7610-17Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Alvin Morman1996-04-021996W  5-4 vs LAN  0.1000000000142250%10-01st career game
Mark Small1996-04-051996L  10-4 vs SDN  0.2333010001722111150%10-01st career game
Doug Drabek1996-04-301996L  7-5 vs ATL  693311101002695653068%319130-10510 Strikeouts
Mike Hampton1996-05-011996W  3-0 vs ATLWSHO930002510030103663764%8715-14Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Shane Reynolds1996-05-211996L  8-2 vs SLNL 6.11066001210029108703865%8725-2212 Strikeouts
Dean Hartgraves1996-05-221996L  5-2 vs SLN  220000200082821775%412-0Threw 75% strikes
Shane Reynolds1996-05-261996W  7-2 vs CHNW 7421021000028112773569%8826-2210 Strikeouts
Darryl Kile1996-05-271996W  5-3 @ PITW 9633021000135121734860%15246-5010 Strikeouts
Alvin Morman1996-05-291996W  7-4 @ PITW 2111111000824141058%211-01st career win
Billy Wagner1996-06-081996W  7-3 vs PHIW 1.1000022000631161552%31-01st career win
Billy Wagner1996-06-141996W  9-1 @ SFNSv 310000400093527877%51-01st career save, Threw 77% strikes
Todd Jones1996-06-151996W  4-3 @ SFNSv 221110200092418675%17417-10Threw 75% strikes
Darryl Kile1996-06-181996L  6-4 vs CIN  7.2743121100134122764662%15646-5211 Strikeouts
Dean Hartgraves1996-06-191996L  10-7 vs CIN  1.2000024000733171652%532-0Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Billy Wagner1996-06-201996W  4-2 @ LAN  2.21000270001153341964%81-0Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Darryl Kile1996-06-231996L  4-3 @ LAN  7611041200031127765160%15746-5212 Strikeouts
Danny Darwin1996-07-241996W  6-4 vs SDN  2321001000103023777%638155-159Threw 77% strikes
Shane Reynolds1996-08-031996W  4-1 vs SFNWCG931112800031103703368%10032-253-hitter
Billy Wagner1996-08-041996W  7-6 vs SFNSv 212002500012000--232-0Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Donne Wall1996-08-301996W  10-0 @ PITW 97000040003498742476%2712-5Threw 76% strikes
Chris Holt1996-09-011996L  9-5 @ PIT  1000000000396367%10-01st career game
Donne Wall1996-09-181996L  6-2 @ ATL  2644101000122217577%3112-8Threw 77% strikes
Darryl Kile1996-09-221996L  6-0 @ FLOL 6533031000128107614657%17452-5710 Strikeouts


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