1994 Houston Astros season

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1994 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 66–49 (.574)
Divisional place 2nd
Other information
Owner(s) Drayton McLane, Jr.
General manager(s) Bob Watson
Manager(s) Terry Collins
Local television KTXH
Local radio KPRC (AM)
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Vince Controneo, Bill Worrell, Enos Cabell)
KXYZ
(Francisco Ernesto Ruiz, Danny Gonzalez)
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The Houston Astros' 1994 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League Central.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

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).[5]

Offensively, the Astros led the Majors in doubles during the strike-shortened season (252) intentional walks (58) and sacrifice hits (73).[6]

Game Log[edit]

1994 Regular Season Game Log (66-49) (Home: 37-22; Road: 29-27)
Legend
Astros win Astros loss All-Star Game Game postponed

Season standings[edit]

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 66 48 0.579 37–22 29–26
Houston Astros 66 49 0.574 ½ 37–22 29–27
Pittsburgh Pirates 53 61 0.465 13 32–29 21–32
St. Louis Cardinals 53 61 0.465 13 23–33 30–28
Chicago Cubs 49 64 0.434 16½ 20–39 29–25


Division leaders W L Pct.
Montreal Expos 74 40 0.649
Cincinnati Reds 66 48 0.579
Los Angeles Dodgers 58 56 0.509


Wild card team W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 68 46 0.597
Houston Astros 66 49 0.574 212
New York Mets 55 58 0.487 1212
San Francisco Giants 55 60 0.478 1312
Philadelphia Phillies 54 61 0.470 1412
St. Louis Cardinals 53 61 0.465 15
Pittsburgh Pirates 53 61 0.465 15
Colorado Rockies 53 64 0.453 1612
Florida Marlins 51 64 0.444 1712
Chicago Cubs 49 64 0.434 1812
San Diego Padres 47 70 0.402 2212

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1994 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

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
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

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 23 164.2 12 6 2.84 121

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
Williams, MitchMitch Williams 25 1 4 6 7.65 21

Awards and honors[edit]

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
Short-Season A Auburn Astros New York-Penn League Manny Acta
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Bobby Ramos

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: GCL Astros

References[edit]

External links[edit]