1988 Houston Astros season

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1988 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 82–80 (.506)
Divisional place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) John McMullen
General manager(s) Bill Wood
Manager(s) Hal Lanier
Local television KTXH
HSE
Local radio KTRH
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Bruce Gietzen, Bill Worrell)
KBUC
(Orlando Sanchez-Diago, Rolando Becerra)
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The Houston Astros' 1988 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.
Los Angeles Dodgers 94 67 -- .584
Cincinnati Reds 87 74 7.0 .540
San Diego Padres 83 78 11.0 .516
San Francisco Giants 83 79 11.5 .512
Houston Astros 82 80 12.5 .506
Atlanta Braves 54 106 39.5 .338

Notable transactions[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

This roster of pitchers had 8 career no-hitters with 5 (at the time) by Nolan Ryan, 2 by Bob Forsch, and 1 by Mike Scott.

Roster[edit]

1988 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 73 227 54 .238 7 33
1B Davis, GlennGlenn Davis 152 561 152 .271 30 99
2B Doran, BillBill Doran 132 480 119 .248 7 53
3B Bell, BuddyBuddy Bell 74 269 68 .253 7 37
SS Ramírez, RafaelRafael Ramírez 155 566 156 .276 6 59
LF Hatcher, BillyBilly Hatcher 145 530 142 .268 7 52
CF Young, GeraldGerald Young 149 576 148 .257 0 37
RF Bass, KevinKevin Bass 157 541 138 .255 14 72

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
Walling, DennyDenny Walling 65 176 43 .244 1 20
Bailey, MarkMark Bailey 8 23 3 .130 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

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
Andújar, JoaquínJoaquín Andújar 23 78.2 2 5 4.00 35

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
Camacho, ErnieErnie Camacho 13 0 3 1 7.64 13
Childress, RockyRocky Childress 11 1 0 0 6.17 24

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 Keith Bodie
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Gary Tuck and Jim Coveney
Short-Season A Auburn Astros New York–Penn League Frank Cacciatore
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Julio Linares

References[edit]

External links[edit]