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2003 HOUSTON ASTROS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Houston,TX
Team Record:  87-75   .537
Result:   2nd in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Jimy Williams
General Manager:   Gerry Hunsicker
Stadium:  Minute Maid Park
Attendance:  2,454,241
Payroll:  $71,040,000
Playoffs: Season in progress

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Craig Biggio (37)
Youngest Player:  Kirk Saarloos (24)
Longest Tenure:  Craig Biggio (16)
Top Hitter:  Jeff Bagwell (15)
Top Pitcher:  Wade Miller (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Jason Hirsh (#59)

Roster Continuity:  76.83%
Top Prospect:   John Buck
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Chi Cubs8874.543--
Houston8775.5371.0
St. Louis8577.5253.0
Pittsburgh7587.46313.0
Cincinnati6993.42619.0
Milwaukee6894.42020.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
11Brad AusmusCMLB5-11195RightRight4/14/196934New Haven,Connecticut1987481151NYY

5Jeff Bagwell1BMLB6-0195RightRight5/27/196835Boston,Massachusetts19894109BOS
17Lance BerkmanDHMLB6-1205BothLeft2/10/197627Waco,Texas1997116HOU
7Craig Biggio2B-CMLB5-11180RightRight12/14/196537Smithtown,New York1987122HOU
67Nate BlandPMLB6-5190LeftLeft12/27/197428Birmingham,Alabama19934102LAD
27Geoff Blum3BMLB6-3195BothRight4/26/197330Redwood City,California19947196MTL
4Eric BruntlettSS-2BMLB6-0200RightRight3/29/197825Lafayette,Indiana20009277HOU
75Kirk BullingerPMLB6-2170RightRight10/28/196933New Orleans,Louisiana199232895STL
46Raul ChavezCMLB5-11210RightRight3/18/197330Valencia,Venezuela1990UDFA HOU
27Bruce ChenPMLB6-1180BothLeft6/19/197726Panama City,Panama1993UDFA ATL
3Tripp Cromer2B-SSMLB6-2165RightRight11/21/196735Lake City,Florida1989366STL
29Octavio DotelPMLB6-0175RightRight11/25/197527Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1993UDFA NYM
14Morgan Ensberg3BMLB6-2210RightRight8/26/197527Hermosa Beach,California19989272HOU
28Adam Everett3BMLB6-0156RightRight2/2/197726Austell,Georgia1998112BOS
59Jared FernandezPMLB6-2223RightRight2/2/197231Salt Lake City,Utah1994UDFA BOS
45Mike GalloPMLB6-0180LeftLeft4/2/197726Long Beach,California19995173HOU
51Richard HidalgoRF-CFMLB6-3190RightRight7/2/197527Caracas,Venezuela1991UDFA HOU
34Brian HunterCF-LFMLB6-3180RightRight3/5/197132Portland,Oregon1989235HOU
41Jonathan JohnsonPMLB6-0180RightRight7/16/197428LaGrange,Georgia199517TEX
12Jeff Kent2BMLB6-1205RightRight3/7/196835Bellflower,California198920521TOR
24Jason LanePMLB6-2215RightLeft12/22/197626Santa Rosa,California19996203HOU
54Brad LidgePMLB6-5200RightRight12/23/197626Sacramento,California1998117HOU
38Scott LinebrinkPMLB6-3185RightRight8/4/197626Austin,Texas1997256SF
23Julio LugoSS-3BMLB6-1165RightRight11/16/197527Barahona,Dominican Republic1994431193HOU
66Dave Matranga2BMLB6-0163RightRight1/8/197726Orange,California19986182HOU
2Mitch MeluskeyCMLB6-0185BothRight9/18/197329Yakima,Washington199212322CLE
16Orlando MercedRF-1BMLB6-1195LeftRight11/2/196636San Juan,Puerto Rico1985UDFA PIT
58Dan MiceliPMLB6-0216RightRight9/9/197032Newark,New Jersey1990UDFA KC
52Wade MillerPMLB6-2185RightRight9/13/197626Reading,Pennsylvania199620594HOU
36Brian MoehlerPMLB6-3235RightRight12/31/197131Rockingham,North Carolina19936165DET
53Pete MunroPMLB6-3210RightRight6/14/197528Flushing,New York19936163BOS
44Roy OswaltPMLB6-0170RightRight8/29/197725Weir,Mississippi199623684HOU
67Colin PorterRF-CFMLB6-2200LeftLeft11/23/197527Tucson,Arizona199817512HOU
68Brandon PufferPMLB6-3190RightRight10/5/197527Downey,California199427743MIN
39Tim ReddingPMLB6-0215RightRight2/12/197825Rochester,New York199720610HOU
58Jeriome RobertsonPMLB6-1190LeftLeft3/30/197726Annabella,Utah199524669HOU
60Rodrigo RosarioPMLB6-2166RightRight3/14/197825La Romana,Dominican Republic1996UDFA HOU
31Kirk SaarloosPMLB6-0185RightRight5/23/197924Long Beach,California2001386HOU
52Ricky StonePMLB6-1168RightRight2/28/197528Hamilton,Ohio19944104LAD
47Ron VillonePMLB6-3237LeftLeft1/16/197033Englewood,New Jersey1992114SEA
10Jose VizcainoSS-2BMLB6-1180BothRight3/26/196835San Cristobal,Dominican Republic1986UDFA LAD
13Billy WagnerPMLB5-11180LeftLeft7/25/197131Tannersville,Virginia1993112HOU
88Rick WhitePMLB6-4215RightRight12/23/196834Springfield,Ohio199015390PIT
9Gregg ZaunCMLB5-10190BothRight4/14/197132Glendale,California198917425BAL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Alan AshbyBroadcaster 
Mark BaileyBullpen Coach 
Bill BrownBroadcaster 
Jose CruzFirst Base Coach 
Jim DeshaiesBroadcaster 
Gary GaettiHitting Coach 
Milo HamiltonBroadcaster 
Burt HootonPitching Coach 
Gerry HunsickerGeneral Manager 
Mike IbarraScout 
Gene LamontThird Base Coach 
Mike MaggartScout 
Pat MurphyScout 
Mel NelsonScout 
Rusty PendergrassScout 
Pat RoesslerMinor League Hitting Coordinator 
Mike RosamondScout 
Francisco E RuizBroadcaster 
Harry SpilmanHitting Coach 
John TamargoBench Coach 
Alex TrevinoBroadcaster 
Gene WellmanScout 
Jimy WilliamsManager 
Bill WorrellBroadcaster 


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