1990 Houston Astros season

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1990 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 75–87 (.463)
Divisional place 4th
Other information
Owner(s) John McMullen
General manager(s) Bill Wood
Manager(s) Art Howe
Local television KTXH
HSE
Local radio KTRH
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Bruce Gietzen, Bill Worrell)
KXYZ
(Orlando Sanchez-Diago, Rolando Becerra)
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The Houston Astros' 1990 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.
Cincinnati Reds 91 71 -- .562
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 5.0 .531
San Francisco Giants 85 77 6.0 .525
Houston Astros 75 87 16.0 .463
San Diego Padres 75 87 16.0 .463
Atlanta Braves 65 97 26.0 .401

Notable transactions[edit]

  • April 3, 1990: Roger Mason was released by the Houston Astros.[4]
  • August 30, 1990: Larry Andersen was traded by the Astros to the Boston Red Sox for Jeff Bagwell.[5]
  • August 30, 1990: Bill Doran was traded by the Houston Astros to the Cincinnati Reds for players to be named later.[6]
  • September 10, 1990: Dan Schatzeder was traded by the Astros to the New York Mets for Nick Davis (minors) and Steve LaRose (minors).[2]
  • September 7, 1990: Butch Henry was sent by the Cincinnati Reds to the Houston Astros to complete an earlier deal made on August 30, 1990.[7] Catcher Terry McGriff was also sent by the Cincinnati Reds to complete the deal.[8]

Roster[edit]

1990 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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

G Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Biggio, CraigCraig Biggio 150 555 153 .276 4 42
1B Davis, GlennGlenn Davis 93 327 82 .251 22 64
2B Doran, BillBill Doran 109 344 99 .288 6 32
3B Caminiti, KenKen Caminiti 153 541 131 .242 4 51
SS Ramírez, RafaelRafael Ramírez 132 445 116 .261 2 37
LF Stubbs, FranklinFranklin Stubbs 146 448 117 .261 23 71
CF Yelding, EricEric Yelding 142 511 130 .254 1 20
RF Wilson, GlennGlenn Wilson 118 368 90 .245 10 55

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
Candaele, CaseyCasey Candaele 130 262 75 .286 3 22
Anthony, EricEric Anthony 84 239 46 .192 10 29
Ortiz, JavierJavier Ortiz 30 77 21 .273 1 10
Nichols, CarlCarl Nichols 32 49 10 .204 1 11
Simms, MikeMike Simms 12 13 4 .308 1 2
Cedeño, AndújarAndújar Cedeño 7 8 0 .000 0 0
Lombardozzi, SteveSteve Lombardozzi 2 1 0 .000 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
Gullickson, BillBill Gullickson 32 193.1 10 14 3.82 73
Darwin, DannyDanny Darwin 48 162.2 11 4 2.21 109
Clark, TerryTerry Clark 1 4 0 0 13.50 2

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
Clancy, JimJim Clancy 33 76 2 8 6.51 44

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
Agosto, JuanJuan Agosto 82 9 8 4 4.29 50
Andersen, LarryLarry Andersen 50 5 2 6 1.95 68
Schatzeder, DanDan Schatzeder 45 1 3 0 2.39 37
Hernandez, XavierXavier Hernandez 34 2 1 0 4.62 24

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Bob Skinner
AA Columbus Mudcats Southern League Rick Sweet
A Osceola Astros Florida State League Sal Butera
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Frank Cacciatore
Short-Season A Auburn Astros New York-Penn League Ricky Peters
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Julio Linares

References[edit]

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