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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: Season in progress

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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Trever Miller1998-04-011998W  7-6 vs SFNW 220000200082720774%61-41st career win
John Halama1998-04-021998L  9-2 vs SFNL 49660230002376482863%10-11st career game
Mike Magnante1998-04-071998L  5-4 @ SFN  220000100082922776%23513-19Threw 76% strikes
C.J. Nitkowski1998-04-091998W  3-1 @ SFNSv 3000003000941251661%364-111st career save
John Halama1998-04-171998W  5-3 vs MONW 75220151012897613663%41-11st career win
Trever Miller1998-04-261998W  15-0 @ MONSv 3100001000102517868%121-41st career save
Shane Reynolds1998-05-061998L  2-0 @ CHNL 8821021000032115714462%14946-4210 Strikeouts
C.J. Nitkowski1998-05-121998W  4-2 vs FLO  1.122210100062118386%475-11Threw 86% strikes
Mike Grzanich1998-05-141998L  7-2 vs PIT  1122021000623121152%10-01st career game
Doug Henry1998-05-161998W  3-2 vs ATLW 200000200062217577%37720-32Threw 77% strikes
Jose Lima1998-06-061998W  6-0 vs KCAWSHO950001700032127903771%12216-24Complete game/Shutout
Trever Miller1998-06-131998L  7-4 @ CIN  211100100072418675%212-4Threw 75% strikes
Billy Wagner1998-06-141998W  6-3 @ CINW 2100015100849292059%12610-12Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Scott Elarton1998-06-201998W  9-8 vs CIN  6.15441190002594613365%10-01st career game
Scott Elarton1998-06-301998W  17-2 vs CHA  210000300072922776%30-0Threw 76% strikes
Jose Lima1998-07-021998L  4-3 vs CHAL 7743011110030109753469%12716-2711 Strikeouts
Mike Magnante1998-07-051998W  5-2 vs ARI  1.220000300072521484%25816-22Threw 84% strikes
Doug Henry1998-07-191998W  4-3 vs SFNW 110001100051812667%40023-33400th career game
Shane Reynolds1998-07-201998W  10-9 vs COL  6.211761140003281621977%16356-44Threw 77% strikes
C.J. Nitkowski1998-07-201998W  10-9 vs COL  1.2111014000739261367%677-13Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Scott Elarton1998-07-291998W  10-6 vs FLOSv 32000000001139281172%110-01st career save
Jose Lima1998-08-011998W  2-1 @ PITW 9511011000134128893970%13219-2810 Strikeouts
Randy Johnson1998-08-021998W  6-2 @ PITW 7622111200129116863074%286134-7812 Strikeouts
Randy Johnson1998-08-071998W  9-0 vs PHIWSHO950001800030108743469%287135-78Complete game/Shutout
Shane Reynolds1998-08-091998W  11-2 vs PHIW 8722121010033117734462%16758-4610 Strikeouts
Scott Elarton1998-08-101998W  5-2 vs MILW 10000010003149564%141-01st career win
Randy Johnson1998-08-121998W  3-0 vs MILWSHO9500021300032136914567%288136-7813 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
Billy Wagner1998-08-151998W  5-4 vs CHNW 2000005000631211068%14212-13Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Billy Wagner1998-08-191998W  4-3 @ PHISv 120000200052418675%14312-13Threw 75% strikes
Billy Wagner1998-08-201998L  6-5 @ MIL  111000100052922776%14412-13Threw 76% strikes
Jay Powell1998-08-211998W  5-2 @ MILSv 2.110000200082620677%20015-10200th career game, Threw 77% strikes
Mike Hampton1998-08-251998W  3-2 vs ATLW 8622151200035129745557%16847-3812 Strikeouts
Randy Johnson1998-08-281998W  2-0 vs PITWSHO97000016000341301003077%291138-7916 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, Threw 77% strikes
Shane Reynolds1998-08-301998W  11-4 vs PITW 7644111100028117823570%17161-4711 Strikeouts
Randy Johnson1998-09-021998W  4-2 @ ATLW 8411031000031116773966%292139-7910 Strikeouts
Billy Wagner1998-09-021998W  4-2 @ ATLSv 111111200052116576%14812-13Threw 76% strikes
Randy Johnson1998-09-071998W  1-0 vs CINWSHO9600011400033126913572%293140-7914 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
Jose Lima1998-09-091998W  6-2 vs MILW 872220700031101772476%13924-29Threw 76% strikes
Shane Reynolds1998-09-101998W  7-1 vs MILW 8.1711021200034128903870%17362-4712 Strikeouts
Randy Johnson1998-09-121998W  3-2 vs SLNW 7422021100027126814564%294141-7911 Strikeouts
Randy Johnson1998-09-181998W  5-2 @ PITW 7.1422031200128122784464%295142-7912 Strikeouts
Jose Lima1998-09-191998L  7-1 @ PITL 510772060002585652076%14124-30Threw 76% strikes
Shane Reynolds1998-09-261998L  3-2 vs CHN  7711001110028100712971%17663-4711 Strikeouts


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