1994 Houston Astros season
|1994 Houston Astros|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||Drayton McLane, Jr.|
|General manager(s)||Bob Watson|
|Local radio||KPRC (AM)
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Vince Controneo, Bill Worrell, Enos Cabell)
(Francisco Ernesto Ruiz, Danny Gonzalez)
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- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Awards and honors
- 5 Farm system
- 6 References
- 7 External links
- November 27, 1993: Xavier Hernandez was traded by the Astros to the New York Yankees for Andy Stankiewicz and Domingo Jean.
- December 2, 1993: Doug Jones and Jeff Juden were traded by Astros to the Philadelphia Phillies for Mitch Williams.
- December 10, 1993: Eric Anthony was traded by the Astros to the Seattle Mariners for Mike Felder and Mike Hampton.
- January 26, 1994: Sid Bream was signed as a free agent by the Astros.
By Friday, August 12, the Astros had compiled a 66-49 record through 115 games. They were trailing the Cincinnati Reds by half a game for the NL Central Division lead and the Atlanta Braves by 2.5 games in the 1994 NL Wildcard Race. They had scored 602 runs (5.23 per game) and had allowed 503 runs (4.37 per game).
Offensively, the Astros led the Majors in doubles during the strike-shortened season (252) intentional walks (58) and sacrifice hits (73).
|1994 Regular Season Game Log (66-49) (Home: 37-22; Road: 29-27)|
April (13-10) (Home: 7-5; Road: 6-5)
May (16-12) (Home: 8-5; Road: 8-7)
June (14-13) (Home: 8-6; Road: 6-7)
July (16-11) (Home: 7-3; Road: 9-8)
|Astros win||Astros loss||All-Star Game||Game postponed|
|St. Louis Cardinals||53||61||0.465||13||23–33||30–28|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||58||56||0.509|
|Wild card team||W||L||Pct.||GB|
|New York Mets||55||58||0.487||121⁄2|
|San Francisco Giants||55||60||0.478||131⁄2|
|St. Louis Cardinals||53||61||0.465||15|
|San Diego Padres||47||70||0.402||221⁄2|
Opening Day lineup
- May 2, 1994: Mike Simms was signed as a free agent by the Astros.
- May 31, 1994: Mitch Williams was released by the Astros.
- June 2, 1994: Tony Mounce was drafted by the Astros in the 7th round of the 1994 Major League Baseball Draft
|1994 Houston Astros|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
|Felder, MikeMike Felder||58||117||28||.239||0||13|
|Stankiewicz, AndyAndy Stankiewicz||37||54||14||.259||1||5|
|Thompson, MiltMilt Thompson||9||21||6||.286||1||3|
|Simms, MikeMike Simms||6||12||1||.083||0||0|
Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
|Drabek, DougDoug Drabek||23||164.2||12||6||2.84||121|
Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
|Williams, MitchMitch Williams||25||1||4||6||7.65||21|
Awards and honors
- Jeff Bagwell, National League Most Valuable Player
- Jeff Bagwell, Gold Glove Award, First base
- Jeff Bagwell, Silver Slugger Award, First base
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: GCL Astros
- Andy Stankiewicz page at Baseball Reference
- Mitch Williams page at Baseball Reference
- Eric Anthony page at Baseball Reference
- Sid Bream page at Baseball Reference
- Mike Simms page at Baseball Reference
- Tony Mounce page at Baseball Reference