Greeneville Astros

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Greeneville Astros
Founded in 1988
Greeneville, Tennessee
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Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Appalachian League (2004–present)
Division West Division
Major league affiliations
Current Houston Astros (1999–present)
Previous Philadelphia Phillies (1988-98)
Minor league titles
League titles (3)
  • 1999
  • 2004
  • 2015
Division titles (2)
  • 1999
  • 2004
Team data
Nickname Greeneville Astros (2004–present)
Previous names

Martinsville Astros (1999–2003)

Colors Navy blue, orange, white
              
Ballpark Pioneer Park (2004–present)
Previous parks
Hooker Field (1988–2003)
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Houston Astros
Manager Josh Bonifay
General Manager David Lane

The Greeneville Astros are a minor league baseball team of the Appalachian League, and a Rookie-level affiliate of the Houston Astros. They are located in Tusculum, Tennessee, and play their home games at Pioneer Park on the campus of Tusculum College.

The Astros have led the Appalachian League in average attendance every year since their move to Pioneer Park.[1]

In 2007, the first former Greeneville Astros made it to the major leagues. Four players from the 2004 Greenville team were called up to Houston late in the 2007 season: Juan Gutiérrez, Felipe Paulino, Troy Patton, and J. R. Towles.

Notable alumni[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

  • 2015: Defeated Kingsport 2-1 in semifinals; defeated Princeton 2-1 to win league championship.
  • 2013: Defeated Kingsport 2-1 in semifinals; lost to Pulaski 2-0 in finals.
  • 2004: Defeated Danville 2-1 to win league championship.

Roster[edit]

Greeneville Astros roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 10 Diogenes Almengo
  • 35 Tyler Britton
  • 26 Devon Carr
  • 43 Ricardo Castro
  • 15 Carlos Hiraldo
  • 38 Reggie Johnson
  • 47 Colin McKee
  • 21 Salvador Montano
  • 37 Devin Raftery
  • 27 Abdiel Saldana
  • 22 Carlos Sanabria
  • 16 Patrick Sandoval
  • 31 Angelo Serrano
  • 41 Ben Smith
  • 14 Nathan Thompson
  • 50 Josue Uribe
  • 60 Lucas Williams

Catchers

  • 39 Gabriel Bracomonte
  •  4 Ruben Castro
  •  9 Raymond Henderson

Infielders

  • 36 Marcos Almonte
  •  3 Jonathan Arauz
  • 44 Wander Franco
  • 55 Connor MacDonald
  • 56 Troy Sieber
  •  2 Miguelangel Sierra
  • 29 Abraham Toro-Hernandez
  • 20 Tyler Wolfe

Outfielders

  •  1 Bryan De La Cruz
  • 30 Frankeny Fernandez
  • 12 Chaz Pal
  • 19 Luis Payano
  •  6 Vicente Sanchez


Manager

  • 18 Josh Bonifay

Coaches

  • 28 César Cedeño (hitting)
  •  8 Bill Murphy (pitching)
  • 11 Wladimir Sutil (coach)



Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Houston Astros 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated July 12, 2016
Transactions
More MiLB rosters
Houston Astros minor league players

References[edit]

  1. ^ Minor League Baseball (10 September 2010). "Greenville Astros – Attendance History". 

External links[edit]