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 GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 83 78 .516
Houston Astros 82 80 .506
Cincinnati Reds 80 82 .494
Milwaukee Brewers 75 87 .463
Pittsburgh Pirates 67 95 16½ .414
Chicago Cubs 66 96 17½ .407

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