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1998 HOUSTON ASTROS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  102-60   .630
Result:   1st in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Larry Dierker
General Manager:   Gerry Hunsicker
Stadium:  Astrodome
Attendance:  2,458,451
Payroll:  $40,629,000
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Padres)

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jack Howell (36)
Youngest Player:  Scott Elarton (22)
Longest Tenure:  Craig Biggio (11)
Top Hitter:  Craig Biggio (4)
Top Pitcher:  Shane Reynolds (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Brad Lidge (#17)

Roster Continuity:  55.98%
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Houston10260.630--
Chi Cubs9073.55212.5
St. Louis8379.51219.0
Cincinnati7785.47525.0
Milwaukee7488.45728.0
Pittsburgh6993.42633.0

TEAM INFORMATION
PhaseRndOvlPlayerPosCurrent Status
June-Reg117Brad LidgeP Retired (2012)
June-Reg137Mike NanniniP Retired
June-Reg392Brad BusbinP Retired
June-Reg4122Jason Van MeetrenOF Retired
June-Reg5152Scott BarrettP Retired
June-Reg6182Dave MatrangaIF Retired
June-Reg7212John BuckC Free Agent
June-Reg8242Jesse Joyce3B Retired
June-Reg9272Morgan Ensberg3B Retired
June-Reg10302Keith Ginter2B Retired
June-Reg11332Kevin Jordan Retired
June-Reg12362Jeremy RyanP Retired
June-Reg13392Doug SessionsP Retired
June-Reg14422Jacob Baker Retired
June-Reg15452Chuck Carter1B Inactive
June-Reg16482Derek NicholsonOF Retired
June-Reg17512Colin PorterOF Retired
June-Reg18542Rich TerwilligerP Retired
June-Reg19572Byron WilkersonP Retired
June-Reg20602Anthony Ramirez3B Retired
June-Reg21632Brian MesserP Retired
June-Reg22662Garrett ZyskowskiP Retired
June-Reg23692Brandon SmithP Retired
June-Reg24722Joshua DimmickC Retired
June-Reg25752Jacob WhitneyP Retired
June-Reg26782Robert Carrillo1B Retired
June-Reg27812Bobby Burns Retired
June-Reg28842Chris SheffieldP Retired
June-Reg29872Brandon BuckleyC Retired
June-Reg30902Jordan HuntP Retired
June-Reg31932Alex DvorskyC Retired
June-Reg32962Bernie GonzalezOF Retired
June-Reg33992Gavin WrightOF Retired
June-Reg351052Brett KayC Retired
June-Reg361082Benson Barrera Retired
June-Reg371112Jeremy FrostC Retired
June-Reg381142Bryan EdwardsP Retired
June-Reg391172Roberto Zaldivar Retired
June-Reg401202Ray LeybaP Inactive
June-Reg411232Mike McHughP Inactive


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