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2008 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-75 .534
Rank: 3rd in National League Central
Run Differential: 712-743 -31
Manager(s): Cecil Cooper
General Manager: Ed Wade
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Minute Maid Park
Payroll: $ 88,930,414 14/30
Attendance: 2,779,287 12/30
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Jason Castro (#10) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jackie Moore
Bullpen Coach: Mark Bailey
First Base Coach: Jose Cruz
Hitting Coach: Sean Berry
Pitching Coach: Dewey Robinson
Third Base Coach: Ed Romero

#1 Draft Picks

Darin Erstad (#1), Jose Cruz (#3), Lance Berkman (#16)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9764.602--
9072.5567.5
8675.53411.0
8676.53111.5
7488.45723.5
6795.41430.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
10Miguel TejadaSS3463292179
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3
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13
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66772472641332.283.314.415729.131.169.3023.0048.6262666
9Hunter PenceRF2559578160
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34
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4
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25
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83111040124420314.269.318.466784.197.266.3013.1023.8277642
17Lance Berkman1B32554114173
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46
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4
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29
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106184991087180513.312.420.567987.255.458.3411.0919.1314665
14Michael BournCF2546757107
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4
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5
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2941103711120713.229.288.300588.071.216.2903.0093.4140514
45Carlos LeeLF3243661137
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27
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028
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10041374937058.314.368.569937.255.346.2991.3215.6248481
21Ty Wigginton3B3038650110
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22
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1
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23
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5846326981039.285.350.526876.241.319.2932.1616.8203429
3Kazuo Matsui2B3237558110
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3
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6
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33205375300733.293.354.427781.133.272.3261.4362.5160422
27Geoff Blum3B353253678
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5312215432075.240.287.418705.178.240.2422.5723.2136356
2Darin ErstadLF-CF343224989
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04
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3123146823223.276.309.363672.087.127.3374.8680.5117342
8Mark Loretta2B362612773
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15
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04
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3800293021059.280.350.383733.103.215.2971.0365.3100297
11Brad AusmusC392161547
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03
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2402254123614.218.303.296599.079.185.2541.6472.064250
55Humberto QuinteroC281681638
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120063440505.226.270.298568.071.107.2735.6784.050183
46J.R. TowlesC241461020
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1600164061303.137.250.253503.116.226.1572.5036.537171
31David Newhan2B341041127
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121062800013.260.297.404701.144.212.3334.6752.042111
44Roy OswaltP3070315
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00050001800500.214.214.214428.000.000.288----1575
50Reggie AbercrombieLF-CF26551017
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5
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02
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55212320110.309.339.509848.200.273.48423.0027.52860
22Jose CruzLF344966
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0010011900000.122.283.143426.020.245.1500.82--760
41Brandon BackeP3047813
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30031810500.277.333.447780.170.234.4076.0023.52156
38Brian MoehlerP364411
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0000042700200.023.104.045149.023.114.0596.75--250
51Wandy RodriguezP294135
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0010001100401.122.122.146268.024.024.167----645
13Jose Castillo3B273249
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0020021000010.281.314.313627.031.094.3915.00--1035
30Shawn ChaconP302413
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00000021000200.125.192.125317.000.083.2145.00--328
39Randy WolfP312313
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00010011300200.130.167.130297.000.043.30013.00--326
43Chris SampsonP302203
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0000001900300.136.174.136310.000.045.2319.00--326
13Tomas Perez2B341002
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0000000200000.200.200.200400.000.000.250----210
19Mark Saccomanno1B281012
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2000300000.200.200.600800.400.400.167--10.0610
20Jack CasselP27902
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0001000400000.222.222.222444.000.000.400----29
23Edwin MaysonetSS-2B26701
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0000000200000.143.143.143286.000.000.200----17
48Tim ByrdakP34601
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0000000200000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
50Runelvys HernandezP27401
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0001001200100.250.400.250650.000.250.5002.00--16
59J.R. House283000001000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
1Alberto AriasP242000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
54Chad ParontoP322000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
29Geoff GearyP311000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
64Fernando NieveP251000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
47Jose ValverdeP281000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
56Oscar VillarrealP261000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
26Doug BrocailP410000000000000100-----------01
Batting Totals2160545171214322842216768411452449105152425741116.263.317.415732.152.246.2962.3432.622615998
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
44Roy Oswalt3017103.53323232002081998982234716510101.188.570.992.027.113.51
41Brandon Backe309146.043131000016620211411236771272041.6710.891.944.156.841.65
38Brian Moehler361184.563126000015016679762036823041.359.961.202.164.922.28
51Wandy Rodriguez29973.5525250000137136655414441312351.318.930.922.898.612.98
43Chris Sampson30644.23541100601171186055823610031.219.080.621.774.692.65
30Shawn Chacon30235.0215150000858852481641532021.509.211.674.295.551.29
47Jose Valverde28633.38740007144726228271023833221.187.751.252.8810.383.61
39Randy Wolf31623.551212110070683128724571001.308.620.893.047.232.38
26Doug Brocail41753.917200021268633030821641131.228.221.042.748.353.05
29Geoff Geary31232.53550008064451818328450121.146.330.423.946.331.61
53Wesley Wright23434.987100015155453431834572141.417.231.295.469.161.68
48Tim Byrdak34213.935900090554524241029470021.357.361.644.757.691.62
56Oscar Villarreal26134.9735000130374225211217212021.559.952.844.034.971.24
58Dave Borkowski31027.50260005036543030914240011.8913.502.253.506.001.71
20Jack Cassel27115.709300103038211958142111.5311.401.502.404.201.75
22LaTroy Hawkins35200.43240004121113105251000.764.710.002.1410.715.00
50Runelvys Hernandez27038.5344000019321918411150002.2615.161.895.217.111.36
64Fernando Nieve25018.1811000101017101022120001.7313.911.641.649.826.00
54Chad Paronto32014.506000301011552240001.309.901.801.803.602.00
1Alberto Arias24116.75320000811660680002.1312.380.006.759.001.33
Pitching Totals86754.396491614315748142514537436951974921095229451.369.181.243.116.922.23


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