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1998 Houston Astros (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 102-60 .630
Rank: 1st in National League Central
Run Differential: 874-620 + 254
Manager(s): Larry Dierker
General Manager: Gerry Hunsicker
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Payroll: $ 40,629,000 15/30
Attendance: 2,458,451 15/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Padres)
Top Draft Pick: Brad Lidge (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Matt Galante
Bullpen Coach: Dave Engle
First Base Coach: Jose Cruz
Hitting Coach: Tommy McCraw
Pitching Coach: Vern Ruhle
Third Base Coach: Mike Cubbage

#1 Draft Picks

Pete Incaviglia (#8), C.J. Nitkowski (#9), Carl Everett (#10), Billy Wagner (#12), Bill Spiers (#13), Jay Powell (#19), Craig Biggio (#22), Scott Elarton (#25), Reggie Harris (#26), Ricky Gutierrez (#28), Russ Johnson (#30), Trever Miller (#41)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
9073.55212.5
8379.51219.0
7785.47525.0
7488.45728.0
6993.42633.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Derek BellHOUSFNL 4-9 vs SFN60430020002000007373 Doubles, 4 hits
    Craig BiggioHOUSFNW 7-6 vs SFN221000030201000013813 stolen bases
    John HalamaHOUSFNL 2-9 vs SFN100000000010000011st career game
    Derek BellHOUCOLW 15-2 vs COL43310161121000007406 RBIs
    Carl EverettHOULANL 6-7 @LAN50420021000000003584 hits
    Moises AlouHOUCINW 7-4 @CIN4230102001100000774500th career RBI
    Mike HamptonHOUCINW 7-4 @CIN20100001010000001421st career stolen base
    Derek BellHOUMONW 4-3 vs MON41300003110000007543 stolen bases
    Derek BellHOUNYNL 7-10 @NYN52400120001000007574 hits
    Moises AlouHOUMONW 8-4 @MON51200151003000007805 RBIs
    Craig BiggioHOUMONW 8-4 @MON422000030100000014013 stolen bases
    Carl EverettHOUMONW 8-4 @MON42200220011000003652 home runs
    Moises AlouHOUMONW 15-0 @MON63310150000000007825 RBIs
    Sean BerryHOUMONW 15-0 @MON54400021010000006374 runs scored, 4 hits
    Richard HidalgoHOUMONW 15-0 @MON5042004010100000384 hits
    Trever MillerHOUMONW 15-0 @MON111100000000000081st career hit
    Derek BellHOUNYNW 4-3 vs NYN61400000000000007624 hits
    Jose LimaHOUMILW 7-1 @MIL3110000000100000961st career hit
    Mike GrzanichHOUPITL 2-7 vs PIT000000000000000011st career game
    Daryle WardHOUPITL 2-7 vs PIT100000000010000011st career game
    Ricky GutierrezHOUATLW 3-2 vs ATL3000000001000000500500th career game
    Craig BiggioHOUSDNL 6-9 vs SDN523002400000000014262 home runs
    Daryle WardHOUSDNL 6-9 vs SDN111000000000000031st career hit
    Craig BiggioHOUCOLW 7-6 @COL332100110012000014322 hit by pitches
    Moises AlouHOUCOLL 5-7 @COL42300240000000008132 home runs
    Craig BiggioHOUDETW 9-5 @DET533000030000000014413 stolen bases
    Carl EverettHOUDETW 10-3 @DET51410030001000003974 hits
    Bill SpiersHOUCINW 6-3 @CIN52420120000000009254 hits
    Mike MagnanteHOUCINW 13-2 @CIN10100010000000002321st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Scott ElartonHOUCINW 9-8 vs CIN200000000010010011st career game
    Tony EusebioHOUMINW 9-0 vs MIN41100001000000013281st career stolen base
    Jeff BagwellHOUCOLL 6-8 @COL422002500020000010702 home runs, 5 RBIs, 200th career home run
    Craig BiggioHOUCOLL 5-6 @COL624001200000000014574 hits
    Moises AlouHOUCHAW 17-2 vs CHA43300240001000008392 home runs
    Jeff BagwellHOUCHAW 17-2 vs CHA432002400110000010752 home runs
    Sean BerryHOUCHAW 10-4 vs CHA42400110000000006714 hits
    Jose LimaHOUCHAL 3-4 vs CHA20100010000001001051st career RBI
    Craig BiggioHOUARIL 4-7 vs ARI301000110002000014652 hit by pitches
    Billy WagnerHOUARIW 4-2 @ARI10100000000000001371st career hit
    Carl EverettHOUCOLW 10-9 vs COL54420030000000004304 runs scored, 4 hits
    Moises AlouHOUFLOW 9-1 vs FLO41400120000000008624 hits
    Craig BiggioHOUFLOW 10-6 vs FLO53310021000000001486300th career stolen base
    Jeff BagwellHOUPHIW 9-0 vs PHI432002500010000011082 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Randy JohnsonHOUMILW 3-0 vs MIL4010001000100001251st career RBI
    Craig BiggioHOUCHNL 4-6 vs CHN401000000100000015001500th career game
    Moises AlouHOUCHNW 5-4 vs CHN43300220010010008802 home runs
    Jeff BagwellHOUPHIW 8-2 @PHI513100500010000011195 RBIs
    Derek BellHOUPHIW 4-3 @PHI5020002000100000859500th career RBI
    Moises AlouHOUCHNW 8-3 @CHN53400120000000008874 hits
    Brad AusmusHOUCHNW 13-3 @CHN43400150010000006115 RBIs, 4 hits
    Craig BiggioHOUCHNW 13-3 @CHN633102600010000015092 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Carl EverettHOUCHNW 12-3 @CHN51200150100000004565 RBIs
    Richard HidalgoHOUPITW 11-4 vs PIT5220023000100000802 home runs
    Mitch MeluskeyHOUPITW 11-4 vs PIT000000000100000011st career game
    Jeff BagwellHOUCINW 13-7 vs CIN333101600100000011386 RBIs
    Mitch MeluskeyHOUCINW 13-7 vs CIN111100000000000031st career hit
    Craig BiggioHOUMILW 6-2 vs MIL524001100000000015244 hits
    Jeff BagwellHOUSLNL 2-3 vs SLN414200100000000011434 hits
    Carl EverettHOUNYNW 6-5 vs NYN60000000004000004724 strikeouts
    Craig BiggioHOUPITW 5-2 @PIT504200201000000015334 hits
    Richard HidalgoHOUPITW 2-0 @PIT4220022000000000902 home runs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Trever MillerHOUSFNW 7-6 vs SFNW 220000200082720774%61-41st career win
    John HalamaHOUSFNL 2-9 vs SFNL 49660230002376482863%10-11st career game
    Mike MagnanteHOUSFNL 4-5 @SFN 220000100082922776%23513-19Threw 76% strikes
    C.J. NitkowskiHOUSFNW 3-1 @SFNSv 3000003000941251661%364-111st career save
    John HalamaHOUMONW 5-3 vs MONW 75220151012897613663%41-11st career win
    Trever MillerHOUMONW 15-0 @MONSv 3100001000102517868%121-41st career save
    Shane ReynoldsHOUCHNL 0-2 @CHNL 8821021000032115714462%14946-4210 Strikeouts
    C.J. NitkowskiHOUFLOW 4-2 vs FLO 1.122210100062118386%475-11Threw 86% strikes
    Mike GrzanichHOUPITL 2-7 vs PIT 1122021000623121152%10-01st career game
    Doug HenryHOUATLW 3-2 vs ATLW 200000200062217577%37720-32Threw 77% strikes
    Jose LimaHOUKCAW 6-0 vs KCAWSHO950001700032127903771%12216-24Complete game/Shutout
    Trever MillerHOUCINL 4-7 @CIN 211100100072418675%212-4Threw 75% strikes
    Billy WagnerHOUCINW 6-3 @CINW 2100015100849292059%12610-12Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Scott ElartonHOUCINW 9-8 vs CIN 6.15441190002594613365%10-01st career game
    Scott ElartonHOUCHAW 17-2 vs CHA 210000300072922776%30-0Threw 76% strikes
    Jose LimaHOUCHAL 3-4 vs CHAL 7743011110030109753469%12716-2711 Strikeouts
    Mike MagnanteHOUARIW 5-2 vs ARI 1.220000300072521484%25816-22Threw 84% strikes
    Doug HenryHOUSFNW 4-3 vs SFNW 110001100051812667%40023-33400th career game
    Shane ReynoldsHOUCOLW 10-9 vs COL 6.211761140003281621977%16356-44Threw 77% strikes
    C.J. NitkowskiHOUCOLW 10-9 vs COL 1.2111014000739261367%677-13Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Scott ElartonHOUFLOW 10-6 vs FLOSv 32000000001139281172%110-01st career save
    Jose LimaHOUPITW 2-1 @PITW 9511011000134128893970%13219-2810 Strikeouts
    Randy JohnsonHOUPITW 6-2 @PITW 7622111200129116863074%286134-7812 Strikeouts
    Randy JohnsonHOUPHIW 9-0 vs PHIWSHO950001800030108743469%287135-78Complete game/Shutout
    Shane ReynoldsHOUPHIW 11-2 vs PHIW 8722121010033117734462%16758-4610 Strikeouts
    Scott ElartonHOUMILW 5-2 vs MILW 10000010003149564%141-01st career win
    Randy JohnsonHOUMILW 3-0 vs MILWSHO9500021300032136914567%288136-7813 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
    Billy WagnerHOUCHNW 5-4 vs CHNW 2000005000631211068%14212-13Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Billy WagnerHOUPHIW 4-3 @PHISv 120000200052418675%14312-13Threw 75% strikes
    Billy WagnerHOUMILL 5-6 @MIL 111000100052922776%14412-13Threw 76% strikes
    Jay PowellHOUMILW 5-2 @MILSv 2.110000200082620677%20015-10200th career game, Threw 77% strikes
    Mike HamptonHOUATLW 3-2 vs ATLW 8622151200035129745557%16847-3812 Strikeouts
    Randy JohnsonHOUPITW 2-0 vs PITWSHO97000016000341301003077%291138-7916 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, Threw 77% strikes
    Shane ReynoldsHOUPITW 11-4 vs PITW 7644111100028117823570%17161-4711 Strikeouts
    Randy JohnsonHOUATLW 4-2 @ATLW 8411031000031116773966%292139-7910 Strikeouts
    Billy WagnerHOUATLW 4-2 @ATLSv 111111200052116576%14812-13Threw 76% strikes
    Randy JohnsonHOUCINW 1-0 vs CINWSHO9600011400033126913572%293140-7914 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
    Jose LimaHOUMILW 6-2 vs MILW 872220700031101772476%13924-29Threw 76% strikes
    Shane ReynoldsHOUMILW 7-1 vs MILW 8.1711021200034128903870%17362-4712 Strikeouts
    Randy JohnsonHOUSLNW 3-2 vs SLNW 7422021100027126814564%294141-7911 Strikeouts
    Randy JohnsonHOUPITW 5-2 @PITW 7.1422031200128122784464%295142-7912 Strikeouts
    Jose LimaHOUPITL 1-7 @PITL 510772060002585652076%14124-30Threw 76% strikes
    Shane ReynoldsHOUCHNL 2-3 vs CHN 7711001110028100712971%17663-4711 Strikeouts


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