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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

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Moises Alou310000001526001------------.983.833----232115
Brad Ausmus290124000000000--.992----------------850587
Jeff Bagwell300014700000000----.995--------------12391287
Derek Bell290000000015400----------------.973--28288
Sean Bergman28310000000000.968------------------16141
Sean Berry32000087000001--------.953----------5515010
Craig Biggio320001590000001------.980------------31843115
Tim Bogar3100011115500001------1.000.909.989--------631473
Jose Cabrera26300000000001.000------------------010
Dave Clark35000000901304------------.818--.933--2213
Scott Elarton222800000000001.000------------------440
Tony Eusebio31054000000000--.992----------------352193
Carl Everett270000000121500--------------.9871.000--295124
Mike Grzanich2510000000000--------------------000
Ricky Gutierrez280000014100000----------.976--------21540415
John Halama26600000000001.000------------------250
Mike Hampton25320000000000.937------------------11494
Reggie Harris29600000000001.000------------------100
Doug Henry345900000000001.000------------------440
Richard Hidalgo220000009571300------------.909.992.833--13133
Jack Howell36001002000000----1.000--1.000----------64110
Pete Incaviglia3400000030000------------1.000------300
Randy Johnson34110000000000.889------------------171
Russ Johnson2500015000000------1.0001.000----------390
Jose Lima25330000000000.949------------------24323
Mike Magnante334800000000001.000------------------6170
Mitch Meluskey2403000000000--1.000----------------900
Trever Miller253700000000001.000------------------460
Ray Montgomery2800000010100----------------1.000--100
C.J. Nitkowski254300000000001.000------------------1100
J.R. Phillips28001200060000----.962------1.000------7263
Jay Powell262900000000001.000------------------210
Shane Reynolds30350000000000.970------------------24402
Bob Scanlan31270000000000.833------------------411
Pete Schourek291500000000001.000------------------170
Bill Spiers32007999200000----1.000.958.966----------1011849
Billy Wagner26580000000000.800------------------221


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