1985 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record83–79 (.512)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)John McMullen
General manager(s)Al Rosen, Dick Wagner
Manager(s)Bob Lillis
Local televisionKTXH
HSE
Local radioKTRH
(Gene Elston, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Jim Durham, Jerry Trupiano)
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The Houston Astros' 1985 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League West.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 95 67 0.586 48–33 47–34
Cincinnati Reds 89 72 0.553 47–34 42–38
Houston Astros 83 79 0.512 12 44–37 39–42
San Diego Padres 83 79 0.512 12 44–37 39–42
Atlanta Braves 66 96 0.407 29 32–49 34–47
San Francisco Giants 62 100 0.383 33 38–43 24–57

Record vs. opponents


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 7–11 8–10 5–13 3–9 2–10 10–2 6–6 7–11 10–8 3–9
Chicago 7–5 5–6 5–7 5–7 7–11 4–14 13–5 13–5 8–4 6–6 4–14
Cincinnati 11–7 6–5 11–7 7–11 8–4 4–8 7–5 9–3 9–9 12–6 5–7
Houston 10–8 7–5 7–11 6–12 6–6 4–8 4–8 6–6 12–6 15–3 6–6
Los Angeles 13–5 7–5 11–7 12–6 7–5 7–5 4–8 8–4 8–10 11–7 7–5
Montreal 9–3 11–7 4–8 6–6 5–7 9–9 8–10 9–8 5–7 7–5 11–7
New York 10–2 14–4 8–4 8–4 5–7 9–9 11–7 10–8 7–5 8–4 8–10
Philadelphia 2-10 5–13 5–7 8–4 8–4 10–8 7–11 11–7 5–7 6–6 8–10
Pittsburgh 6–6 5–13 3–9 6–6 4–8 8–9 8–10 7–11 4–8 3–9 3–15
San Diego 11–7 4–8 9–9 6–12 10–8 7–5 5–7 7–5 8–4 12–6 4–8
San Francisco 8–10 6–6 6–12 3–15 7–11 5–7 4–8 6–6 9–3 6–12 2–10
St. Louis 9–3 14–4 7–5 6–6 5–7 7–11 10–8 10–8 15–3 8–4 10–2


Notable transactions

Roster

1985 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Mark Bailey 114 332 88 .265 10 45
1B Glenn Davis 100 350 95 .271 20 64
2B Bill Doran 148 578 166 .287 14 59
SS Craig Reynolds 107 379 103 .272 4 32
3B Phil Garner 135 463 124 .268 6 51
LF José Cruz 141 544 163 .300 9 79
CF Kevin Bass 150 539 145 .269 16 68
RF Jerry Mumphrey 130 444 123 .277 8 61

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Denny Walling 119 345 93 .270 7 45
Dickie Thon 84 251 63 .251 6 29
Terry Puhl 57 194 55 .284 2 23
Alan Ashby 65 189 53 .280 8 25
Jim Pankovits 75 172 42 .244 4 14
Enos Cabell 60 143 35 .245 2 14
Harry Spilman 44 66 9 .136 1 4
Tim Tolman 31 43 6 .140 2 8
John Mizerock 15 38 9 .237 0 6
Ty Gainey 13 37 6 .162 0 0
Germán Rivera 13 36 7 .194 0 2
Bert Peña 20 29 8 .276 0 4
Chris Jones 31 25 5 .200 0 1
Eric Bullock 18 25 7 .280 0 2

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bob Knepper 37 241 15 13 3.55 131
Nolan Ryan 35 232 10 12 3.80 209
Mike Scott 36 221.2 18 8 3.29 137
Joe Niekro 32 213 9 12 3.72 217
Mark Knudson 2 11 0 2 9.00 4

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ron Mathis 23 70 3 5 6.04 34
Jeff Heathcock 14 56.1 3 1 3.36 25
Charlie Kerfeld 11 44.1 4 2 4.06 30

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Dave Smith 64 9 5 27 2.27 40
Frank DiPino 54 3 7 6 4.03 49
Bill Dawley 49 5 3 2 3.56 48
Jeff Calhoun 44 2 5 4 2.54 47
Julio Solano 20 2 2 0 3.48 17
Mike Madden 13 0 0 0 4.26 16
Mark Ross 8 0 2 1 4.85 3
Jim Deshaies 2 0 0 0 0.00 2

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Jimmy Johnson
AA Columbus Astros Southern League Carlos Alfonso
A Osceola Astros Florida State League Dave Cripe
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Fred Hatfield
A-Short Season Auburn Astros New York–Penn League Bob Hartsfield
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Julio Linares

References

  1. ^ Manuel Lee at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "Houston Astros at New York Mets Box Score and Play by Play". Baseball-Reference.com. July 27, 1985. Retrieved August 5, 2010.
  3. ^ Mike Simms at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ "Brad Gulden Stats".
  5. ^ Jim Deshaies at Baseball Reference