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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
18Moises AlouLF-RFMLB6-3195RightRight7/3/196631Atlanta,Georgia198612PIT

11Brad AusmusCMLB5-11195RightRight4/14/196929New Haven,Connecticut1987481151NYA
5Jeff Bagwell1BMLB6-0195RightRight5/27/196830Boston,Massachusetts19894109BOS
14Derek BellRF-CFMLB6-2215RightRight12/11/196829Tampa,Florida1987249TOR
78Sean BergmanPMLB6-4225RightRight4/11/197028Joliet,Illinois19914115DET
77Sean Berry3BMLB5-11200RightRight3/22/196632Santa Monica,California198619KCA
7Craig Biggio2B-CMLB5-11180RightRight12/14/196532Smithtown,New York1987122HOU
18Tim BogarSS-3BMLB6-2198RightRight10/28/196631Indianapolis,Indiana19878212NYN
46Jose CabreraPMLB6-0180RightRight3/24/197226Santiago,Dominican Republic1990UDFA CLE
35Dave ClarkRF-LFMLB6-2210LeftRight9/3/196235Tupelo,Mississippi1985124NYA
39Scott ElartonPMLB6-7240RightRight2/23/197622Lamar,Colorado1994125HOU
25Tony EusebioCMLB6-2210RightRight4/27/196731San Jose de Los Llamas,Dominican Republic1985UDFA HOU
8Carl EverettCF-RFMLB6-0190BothRight6/3/197127Tampa,Florida1990110NYA
64Mike GrzanichPMLB6-1180RightRight8/24/197225Canton,Illinois199219517HOU
12Ricky GutierrezSSMLB6-1175RightRight5/23/197028Miami,Florida1988128BAL
54John HalamaPMLB6-5200LeftLeft2/22/197226Brooklyn,New York199423640HOU
32Mike HamptonPMLB5-10180RightLeft9/9/197225Brooksville,Florida19906157SEA
94Reggie HarrisPMLB6-2217RightRight8/12/196829Waynesboro,Virginia1987126BOS
19Doug HenryPMLB6-4205RightRight12/10/196334Sacramento,California19858185MIL
51Richard HidalgoRF-CFMLB6-3190RightRight7/2/197522Caracas,Venezuela1991UDFA HOU
36Jack Howell3BMLB6-0190LeftRight8/18/196136Tucson,Arizona1983UDFA CAL
22Pete IncavigliaLFMLB6-1230RightRight4/2/196434Pebble Beach,California198518MON
41Randy JohnsonPMLB6-10230RightLeft9/10/196334Walnut Creek,California1985236MON
38Russ Johnson3B-2BMLB5-10180RightRight2/22/197325Baton Rouge,Louisiana1994130HOU
33Jose LimaPMLB6-2205RightRight9/30/197225Santiago,Dominican Republic1989UDFA DET
52Mike MagnantePMLB6-1185LeftLeft6/17/196533Glendale,California198811283KCA
2Mitch MeluskeyCMLB6-0185BothRight9/18/197324Yakima,Washington199212322CLE
51Trever MillerPMLB6-4195RightLeft5/29/197325Louisville,Kentucky1991141DET
39Ray MontgomeryRF-LFMLB6-3195RightRight8/8/196928Bronxville,New York199013348HOU
47C.J. NitkowskiPMLB6-3205LeftLeft3/9/197325Suffern,New York199419CIN
31J.R. Phillips1BMLB6-1185LeftLeft4/29/197028West Covina,California1988491CAL
39Jay PowellPMLB6-4225RightRight1/9/197226Meridian,Mississippi1993119BAL
37Shane ReynoldsPMLB6-3210RightRight3/26/196830Bastrop,Louisiana1989372HOU
26Bob ScanlanPMLB6-4220RightRight8/9/196631Los Angeles,California198425636PHI
50Pete SchourekPMLB6-5220LeftLeft5/10/196929Austin,Texas1987256NYN
28Bill SpiersSS-3BMLB6-2190LeftRight6/5/196632Orangeburg,South Carolina1987113MIL
13Billy WagnerPMLB5-11180LeftLeft7/25/197126Tannersville,Virginia1993112HOU
31Daryle Ward1BMLB6-2230LeftLeft6/27/197523Lynwood,California199415417DET
Team PersonnelPosition 
Alan AshbyBroadcaster 
Bob BlairScout 
Stan BoroskiScout 
Ralph BrattonScout 
Bill BrownBroadcaster 
Rafael CarielScout 
Jose CruzFirst Base Coach 
Mike CubbageThird Base Coach 
Jim DeshaiesBroadcaster 
Doug DeutschScout 
Larry DierkerManager 
Dave EngleBullpen Coach 
Matt GalanteBench Coach 
Milo HamiltonBroadcaster 
Gerry HunsickerGeneral Manager 
Daniel HustonScout 
David LakeyScout 
Julio LinaresScout 
Mike MaggartScout 
Jerry MarickScout 
Walt MathewsScout 
Tommy McCrawHitting Coach 
Franklyn PerezScout 
Andres ReiderScout 
Joe RobinsonScout 
Deron RombachScout 
Vern RuhlePitching Coach 
Francisco E RuizBroadcaster 
Tad SlowikScout 
Steve SmithScout 
Harry SpilmanMinor League Field Coordinator 
Francis ThonScout 
Tim TolmanScout 
Alex TrevinoBroadcaster 
Gene WellmanScout 


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