Gulf Coast League Astros

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Gulf Coast League Astros
Founded in 1977
Kissimmee, Florida
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Team logo Cap insignia
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Gulf Coast League (1977–1998, 2009–present)
Division North Division (2010–present)
Major league affiliations
Current Houston Astros
Minor league titles
League titles 1994
Division titles 1993, 1994
Team data
Nickname Astros
Ballpark Osceola County Stadium (2009–present)
Houston Astros
Manager Ed Romero
General manager unknown

The Gulf Coast League Astros are a minor league baseball team of the Gulf Coast League (GCL), and a Rookie-level affiliate of the Houston Astros. They are located in Kissimmee, Florida, and play their home games at Osceola County Stadium. The GCL Astros began play in 1977. The team suspended operations after the 1998 season, but returned to the GCL in 2009. The team is composed mainly of players who are in their first year of professional baseball either as draftees or non-drafted free agents from the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, and other countries.


Gulf Coast League Astros roster
Players Coaches/Other


  • 50 Yhoan Acosta
  • 54 Brandon Culbreth
  • 72 Justin Ferrell
  • 29 Juan Hernandez
  • 65 Krishawn Holley
  • -- Dylan James
  • 13 Francis Martes
  • -- David Paulino
  • 67 Christian Perdomo
  • 41 Joselo Pinales
  • 39 Starlyng Sanchez
  •  4 Cristhopher Santamaria
  • 45 Ben Smith
  • 53 Alejandro Solarte


  • 55 Marlon Avea
  • 12 Brian Pena


  • -- Jared Cruz
  • 43 Osvaldo Duarte
  • 61 Frankeny Fernandez
  • 17 Connor Goedert
  • 44 Joan Mauricio
  • 27 Dexture McCall
  • 16 Arturo Michelina


  • 30 Luis Payano
  • 37 Nestor Tejada



Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Houston Astros 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated April 10, 2015
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