1990 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record75–87 (.463)
Divisional place4th
Other information
Owner(s)John McMullen
General manager(s)Bill Wood
Manager(s)Art Howe
Local televisionKTXH
HSE
Local radioKTRH
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Bruce Gietzen, Bill Worrell)
KXYZ
(Orlando Sánchez-Diago, Rolando Becerra)
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The Houston Astros' 1990 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
Cincinnati Reds 91 71 0.562 46–35 45–36
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 5 47–34 39–42
San Francisco Giants 85 77 0.525 6 49–32 36–45
Houston Astros 75 87 0.463 16 49–32 26–55
San Diego Padres 75 87 0.463 16 37–44 38–43
Atlanta Braves 65 97 0.401 26 37–44 28–53

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


Notable transactions

Roster

1990 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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

G Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Craig Biggio 150 555 153 .276 4 42
1B Glenn Davis 93 327 82 .251 22 64
2B Bill Doran 109 344 99 .288 6 32
3B Ken Caminiti 153 541 131 .242 4 51
SS Rafael Ramírez 132 445 116 .261 2 37
LF Franklin Stubbs 146 448 117 .261 23 71
CF Eric Yelding 142 511 130 .254 1 20
RF Glenn Wilson 118 368 90 .245 10 55

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Casey Candaele 130 262 75 .286 3 22
Eric Anthony 84 239 46 .192 10 29
Gerald Young 57 154 27 .175 1 4
Ken Oberkfell 77 150 31 .207 1 12
Mark Davidson 57 130 38 .292 1 11
Rich Gedman 40 104 21 .202 1 10
Dave Rohde 59 98 18 .184 0 5
Tuffy Rhodes 38 86 21 .244 1 3
Javier Ortiz 30 77 21 .273 1 10
Alex Treviño 42 69 13 .188 1 10
Carl Nichols 32 49 10 .204 1 11
Terry Puhl 37 41 12 .293 0 8
Luis Gonzalez 12 21 4 .190 0 0
Louie Meadows 15 14 2 .143 0 0
Mike Simms 12 13 4 .308 1 2
Jeff Baldwin 7 8 0 .000 0 0
Andújar Cedeño 7 8 0 .000 0 0
Terry McGriff 4 5 0 .000 0 0
Steve Lombardozzi 2 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jim Deshaies 34 209.1 7 12 3.78 119
Mike Scott 32 205.2 9 13 3.81 121
Mark Portugal 32 196.2 11 10 3.62 136
Bill Gullickson 32 193.1 10 14 3.82 73
Terry Clark 1 4.0 0 0 13.50 2

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Danny Darwin 48 162.2 11 4 2.21 109
Jim Clancy 33 76.0 2 8 6.51 44
Randy Hennis 3 9.2 0 0 0.00 4

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Juan Agosto 82 9 8 4 4.29 50
Larry Andersen 50 5 2 6 1.95 68
Dave Smith 49 6 6 23 2.39 50
Dan Schatzeder 45 1 3 0 2.39 37
Xavier Hernandez 34 2 1 0 4.62 24
Brian Meyer 14 0 4 1 2.21 6
Al Osuna 12 2 0 0 4.76 6
Charlie Kerfeld 5 0 2 0 16.20 4
Brian Fisher 4 0 0 0 7.20 1

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Bob Skinner
AA Columbus Mudcats Southern League Rick Sweet
A Osceola Astros Florida State League Sal Butera
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Frank Cacciatore
A-Short Season Auburn Astros New York–Penn League Ricky Peters
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Julio Linares

References

  1. ^ Bill Gullickson at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ a b Dan Schatzeder at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Dave Silvestri at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ "Roger Mason Stats".
  5. ^ Larry Andersen at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ "Bill Doran Stats".
  7. ^ "Butch Henry Stats".
  8. ^ "Terry McGriff Stats".