1987 Houston Astros season

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1987 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 76–86 (.469)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) John McMullen
General manager(s) Dick Wagner, Bill Wood
Manager(s) Hal Lanier
Local television KTXH
HSE
Local radio KTRH
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Dave Hofferth, Bill Worrell)
KXYZ
(Orlando Sanchez-Diago, Rolando Becerra)
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The Houston Astros' 1987 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League West.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
San Francisco Giants 90 72 -- .556
Cincinnati Reds 84 78 6.0 .519
Houston Astros 76 86 14.0 .469
Los Angeles Dodgers 73 89 17.0 .451
Atlanta Braves 69 92 20.5 .429
San Diego Padres 65 97 25.0 .401

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1987 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos. Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Ashby, AlanAlan Ashby 125 386 111 .288 14 63
1B Davis, GlennGlenn Davis 151 578 145 .251 27 93
2B Doran, BillBill Doran 162 625 177 .283 16 79
3B Walling, DennyDenny Walling 110 325 92 .283 5 33
SS Reynolds, CraigCraig Reynolds 135 374 95 .254 4 28
LF Cruz, JoséJosé Cruz 126 365 88 .241 11 38
CF Hatcher, BillyBilly Hatcher 141 564 167 .296 11 63
RF Bass, KevinKevin Bass 157 592 168 .284 19 85

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Peña, BertBert Peña 21 46 7 .152 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ryan, NolanNolan Ryan 34 211.2 8 16 2.76 270

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Hernández, MannyManny Hernández 6 21.2 0 4 5.40 12

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Smith, DaveDave Smith 50 2 3 24 1.65 73
Childress, RockyRocky Childress 32 1 2 0 2.98 26

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Bob Didier
AA Columbus Astros Southern League Tom Weidenbauer
A Osceola Astros Florida State League Ken Bolek
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Keith Bodie
Short-Season A Auburn Astros New York–Penn League Gary Tuck
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Julio Linares

References[edit]

External links[edit]