1993 Houston Astros season

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1993 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 85–77 (.525)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) John McMullen, Drayton McLane, Jr.
General manager(s) Bill Wood, Bob Watson
Manager(s) Art Howe
Local television KTXH
Local radio KPRC (AM)
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Vince Controneo, Bill Worrell, Enos Cabell)
KXYZ
(Francisco Ernesto Ruiz, Manny Lopez)
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The Houston Astros' 1993 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League West.

Offseason[edit]

  • October 5, 1992: Denny Walling was released by the Astros.[1]
  • November 17, 1992: Butch Henry was drafted by the Colorado Rockies from the Houston Astros as the 36th pick in the 1992 expansion draft.[2]
  • December 1, 1992: Doug Drabek was signed as a free agent by the Astros.[3]
  • December 4, 1992: Greg Swindell was signed as a free agent by the Astros.[4]
  • January 5, 1993: Jack Daugherty was signed as a free agent by the Astros.[5]
  • February 1, 1993: Jim Lindeman signed as a free agent by the Astros.[6]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 104 58 0.642 51–30 53–28
San Francisco Giants 103 59 0.636 1 50–31 53–28
Houston Astros 85 77 0.525 19 44–37 41–40
Los Angeles Dodgers 81 81 0.500 23 41–40 40–41
Cincinnati Reds 73 89 0.451 31 41–40 32–49
Colorado Rockies 67 95 0.414 37 39–42 28–53
San Diego Padres 61 101 0.377 43 34–47 27–54


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1993 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 Taubensee, EddieEddie Taubensee 94 288 72 .250 9 42
1B Bagwell, JeffJeff Bagwell 142 535 171 .320 20 88
2B Biggio, CraigCraig Biggio 155 610 175 .287 21 64
3B Caminiti, KenKen Caminiti 143 543 142 .262 13 75
SS Cedeño, AndújarAndújar Cedeño 149 505 143 .283 11 56
LF Gonzalez, LuisLuis Gonzalez 154 540 162 .300 15 72
CF Finley, SteveSteve Finley 142 545 145 .266 8 44
RF Anthony, EricEric Anthony 145 486 121 .249 15 66

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
Lindeman, JimJim Lindeman 9 23 8 .348 0 0
Daugherty, JackJack Daugherty 4 3 1 .333 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
Drabek, DougDoug Drabek 34 237.2 9 18 3.79 157
Swindell, GregGreg Swindell 31 190.1 12 13 4.16 124

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

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
Hernandez, XavierXavier Hernandez 72 4 5 9 2.61 101

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Rick Sweet
AA Jackson Generals Texas League Sal Butera
A Osceola Astros Florida State League Tim Tolman
A Quad Cities River Bandits Midwest League Steve Dillard
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Bobby Ramos
Short-Season A Auburn Astros New York-Penn League Manny Acta
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Julio Linares

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tucson, Jackson

References[edit]

External links[edit]