2000 Houston Astros season

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2000 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 72–90 (.444)
Divisional place 4th
Other information
Owner(s) Drayton McLane, Jr.
General manager(s) Gerry Hunsicker
Manager(s) Larry Dierker
Local television KNWS-TV
FSN Southwest
(Bill Brown, Jim Deshaies, Bill Worrell)
Local radio KTRH
(Milo Hamilton, Alan Ashby)
KXYZ
(Francisco Ernesto Ruiz, Alex Trevino)
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The 2000 Houston Astros season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League Central.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Despite finishing 18 games below .500, the Astros set the all-time NL record for most home runs hit by one team in the regular season, with 249.[3]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 95 67 .586    --
Cincinnati Reds 85 77 .525 10.0
Milwaukee Brewers 73 89 .451 22.0
Houston Astros 72 90 .444 23.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 69 93 .426 26.0
Chicago Cubs 65 97 .401 30.0

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

2000 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

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

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

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

Awards and honors[edit]

  • The Astros led the National League in home runs with 249[5]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League Tony Peña
AA Round Rock Express Texas League Jackie Moore
A Kissimmee Cobras Florida State League Manny Acta
A Michigan Battle Cats Midwest League Al Pedrique
Short-Season A Auburn Doubledays New York–Penn League John Massarelli
Rookie Martinsville Astros Appalachian League Brad Wellman

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Round Rock, Michigan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johan Santana page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ a b Dwight Gooden page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/HOU/2000.shtml
  4. ^ Tony Mounce page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.380, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0

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