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1997 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  84-78   .519
Result:   1st in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Larry Dierker
General Manager:   Gerry Hunsicker
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  2,046,781
Payroll:  $32,935,000
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Braves)

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tony Pena (40)
Youngest Player:  Richard Hidalgo (21)
Longest Tenure:  Craig Biggio (10)
Top Hitter:  Jeff Bagwell (1)
Top Pitcher:  Darryl Kile (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Lance Berkman (#16)

Roster Continuity:  52.48%
Top Prospect:   Richard Hidalgo
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Houston8478.519--
Pittsburgh7983.4885.0
Cincinnati7686.4698.0
St. Louis7389.45111.0
Chi Cubs6894.42016.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Tom Martin1997-04-021997W  4-3 vs ATL  0.11000100003138562%10-01st career game
Billy Wagner1997-04-041997W  3-2 vs SLN  220000200083024680%412-2Threw 80% strikes
Tom Martin1997-04-061997W  3-2 vs SLNW 10000010003118373%21-01st career win
Chris Holt1997-04-101997W  5-3 @ ATLW 7133310300031115773867%61-11st career win
Russ Springer1997-04-131997L  6-2 @ SLN  2010026000857322556%1348-20Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Shane Reynolds1997-04-161997W  10-2 vs MONWCG9322101000132107763171%11537-3010 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
Billy Wagner1997-04-281997L  7-6 vs COLL 211110300072218482%494-3Threw 82% strikes
Darryl Kile1997-05-041997W  1-0 vs FLOWSHO940003610235119704959%18254-60Complete game/Shutout
Russ Springer1997-06-031997W  4-3 vs LAN  1.120000200062418675%1548-22Threw 75% strikes
Mike Magnante1997-06-211997W  7-3 vs CHN  2.2100003000940271368%20012-18200th career game
Darryl Kile1997-07-051997W  2-1 vs CINW 8211141200030120744662%19462-6112 Strikeouts
Jose Lima1997-07-061997W  6-5 vs CIN  220000300082217577%939-20Threw 77% strikes
Jose Cabrera1997-07-151997W  5-3 @ CHN  0.1100000000265183%10-01st career game
Mike Magnante1997-07-151997W  5-3 @ CHNSv 0.2000000000284450%20712-181st career save
Jose Lima1997-07-191997W  8-6 @ MON  1.231100110193931879%959-20Threw 79% strikes
Mike Magnante1997-07-231997W  7-2 @ SLNW 3.2000002000113627975%20813-18Threw 75% strikes
Tom Martin1997-07-301997W  7-4 vs SLNSv 110001100051812667%353-21st career save
Ramon Garcia1997-08-011997L  8-5 vs NYN  7.242211100002799623763%8512-1510 Strikeouts
Mike Hampton1997-08-021997W  6-0 vs NYNWSHO930003700032115714462%13231-29Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Darryl Kile1997-08-051997L  6-5 @ FLO  784414700033119724761%20067-61200th career game
Russ Springer1997-08-171997W  11-6 vs PHISv 2100002000750381276%1739-23Threw 76% strikes
Mike Magnante1997-08-221997W  9-1 vs COL  200001400072821775%21813-18Threw 75% strikes
Ramon Garcia1997-09-031997W  4-0 vs MILWSHO950004400033114714362%9114-16Complete game/Shutout
Oscar Henriquez1997-09-071997L  5-1 @ SFN  10000000003149564%10-01st career game
Shane Reynolds1997-09-121997W  10-3 vs LANW 772210110002884671780%13842-3911 Strikeouts, Threw 80% strikes
Darryl Kile1997-09-131997W  5-1 vs LANW 8411141300032128755359%20770-6413 Strikeouts
Manuel Barrios1997-09-161997W  15-3 vs SDN  1222021000727141352%10-01st career game


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