2003 Houston Astros season

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2003 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Record 87–75 (.537)
Divisional place 2nd
Other information
Owner(s) Drayton McLane, Jr.
General manager(s) Gerry Hunsicker
Manager(s) Jimy Williams
Local television KNWS-TV
FSN Southwest
(Bill Brown, Jim Deshaies, Bill Worrell)
Local radio KTRH
(Milo Hamilton, Alan Ashby)
(Francisco Ernesto Ruiz, Alex Trevino)
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The Houston Astros' 2003 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League Central.

Regular season[edit]

On June 11, 2003, six Astros pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter against the New York Yankees. The six pitchers were Roy Oswalt, Pete Munro, Kirk Saarloos, Brad Lidge, Octavio Dotel and Billy Wagner.[1] It was the first no-hitter against the Yankees in 45 years.


Central Division W L GB Pct.
Chicago Cubs 88 74 -- .543
Houston Astros 87 75 1 .537
St. Louis Cardinals 85 77 3 .525
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 87 13 .463
Cincinnati Reds 69 93 19 .426
Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 20 .420

Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 3, 2003: Josh Anderson was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 4th round of the 2003 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2003.[2]
  • August 21, 2003: Gregg Zaun was released by the Houston Astros.[3]


2003 Houston Astros
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League Chris Maloney
AA Round Rock Express Texas League Jackie Moore
A Salem Avalanche Carolina League John Massarelli
A Lexington Legends South Atlantic League Russ Nixon
Short-Season A Tri-City Valley Cats New York-Penn League Iván DeJesús
Rookie Martinsville Astros Appalachian League Jorge Orta


External links[edit]

  • Game Logs:
1st Half: Houston Astros Game Log on ESPN.com
2nd Half: Houston Astros Game Log on ESPN.com