1989 Houston Astros season

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1989 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 86–76 (.531)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) John McMullen
General manager(s) Bill Wood
Manager(s) Art Howe
Local television KTXH
HSE
Local radio KTRH
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Bruce Gietzen, Bill Worrell, Enos Cabell)
KXYZ
(Orlando Sánchez-Diago, Rolando Becerra)
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The Houston Astros' 1989 season in American baseball involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League West. The season was best remembered for the Astros winning 16 of 17 games in late May through mid June.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 92 70 0.568 53–28 39–42
San Diego Padres 89 73 0.549 3 46–35 43–38
Houston Astros 86 76 0.531 6 47–35 39–41
Los Angeles Dodgers 77 83 0.481 14 44–37 33–46
Cincinnati Reds 75 87 0.463 17 38–43 37–44
Atlanta Braves 63 97 0.394 28 33–46 30–51


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1989 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 5–7 8–10 8–10 6–10 6–6 2–10 8–4 4–8 7–11 6–12 3–9–1
Chicago 7–5 7–5 5–7 7–5 10–8 10–8 10–8 12–6 8–4 6–6 11–7
Cincinnati 10–8 5–7 8–10 8–10 4–8 4–8 4–8 7–5 9–9 8–10 8–4
Houston 10–8 7–5 10–8 10–8 4–8 6–6 9–3 7–5 8–10 8–10 7–5
Los Angeles 10–6 5–7 10–8 8–10 7–5 5–7 6–6 7–5 6–12 10–8 3–9
Montreal 6–6 8–10 8–4 8–4 5–7 9–9 9–9 11–7 5–7 7–5 5–13
New York 10–2 8–10 8–4 6–6 7–5 9–9 12–6 9–9 5–7 3–9 10–8
Philadelphia 4-8 8–10 8–4 3–9 6–6 9–9 6–12 10–8–1 2–10 4–8 7–11
Pittsburgh 8–4 6–12 5–7 5–7 5–7 7–11 9–9 8–10–1 3–9 5–7 13–5–1
San Diego 11–7 4–8 9–9 10–8 12–6 7–5 7–5 10–2 9–3 8–10 2–10
San Francisco 12–6 6–6 10–8 10–8 8–10 5–7 9–3 8–4 7–5 10–8 7–5
St. Louis 9–3–1 7–11 4–8 5–7 9–3 13–5 8–10 11–7 5–13–1 10–2 5–7


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1989 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

[10]

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
C Craig Biggio 134 443 114 .257 13 60
1B Glenn Davis 158 581 156 .269 34 89
2B Bill Doran 142 507 111 .219 8 58
3B Ken Caminiti 161 585 149 .255 10 72
SS Rafael Ramírez 151 537 132 .246 6 54
LF Billy Hatcher 108 395 90 .228 3 44
CF Gerald Young 146 533 124 .233 0 38
RF Terry Puhl 121 354 96 .271 0 27

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Kevin Bass 87 313 94 .300 5 44
Eric Anthony 25 61 11 .180 4 7
Carl Nichols 8 13 1 .077 0 2

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Bob Skinner
AA Columbus Mudcats Southern League Tom Weidenbauer
A Osceola Astros Florida State League Rick Sweet
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Jim Coveney
A-Short Season Auburn Astros New York–Penn League Reggie Waller
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Julio Linares

References[edit]

External links[edit]