2006 Houston Astros season

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2006 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 82–80 (.506)
Divisional place 2nd
Other information
Owner(s) Drayton McLane, Jr.
Manager(s) Phil Garner
Local television KNWS-TV
FSN Southwest
(Bill Brown, Jim Deshaies
Local radio KTRH
(Milo Hamilton, Dave Raymond, Brett Dolan)
KLAT
(Francisco Ernesto Ruiz, Alex Trevino)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The Houston Astros' 2006 season was the 45th in franchise history. The 2006 Astros finished in second place in the National League Central with a record of 82-80, 1½ games behind the eventual World Champion St. Louis Cardinals, after losing 3-1 to the Braves at Atlanta on the final day of the season. As a result, they missed the playoffs for the first time since 2003.

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 83 78 0.516 49–31 34–47
Houston Astros 82 80 0.506 44–37 38–43
Cincinnati Reds 80 82 0.494 42–39 38–43
Milwaukee Brewers 75 87 0.463 48–33 27–54
Pittsburgh Pirates 67 95 0.414 16½ 43–38 24–57
Chicago Cubs 66 96 0.407 17½ 36–45 30–51


Transactions[edit]

  • March 30, 2006: Cody Ransom was purchased by the Houston Astros from the Seattle Mariners.[1]
  • July 12, 2006: Aubrey Huff was traded by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays with cash to the Houston Astros for Ben Zobrist and Mitch Talbot (minors).[2]

Roster[edit]

2006 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Round Rock Express Pacific Coast League Jackie Moore
AA Corpus Christi Hooks Texas League Dave Clark
A Salem Avalanche Carolina League Jim Pankovits
A Lexington Legends South Atlantic League Jack Lind
Short-Season A Tri-City Valley Cats New York-Penn League Gregg Langbehn
Rookie Greeneville Astros Appalachian League Iván DeJesús

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Corpus Christi

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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