1995 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record76–68 (.528)
Divisional place2nd
Other information
Owner(s)Drayton McLane, Jr.
General manager(s)Bob Watson
Manager(s)Terry Collins
Local televisionKTXH
Prime Sports Southwest
Local radioKPRC (AM)
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Vince Controneo, Bill Worrell)
KXYZ
(Francisco Ernesto Ruiz, Danny Gonzalez)
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The Houston Astros' 1995 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League Central.

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 85 59 0.590 44–28 41–31
Houston Astros 76 68 0.528 9 36–36 40–32
Chicago Cubs 73 71 0.507 12 34–38 39–33
St. Louis Cardinals 62 81 0.434 22½ 39–33 23–48
Pittsburgh Pirates 58 86 0.403 27 31–41 27–45

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 8–4 8–5 9–4 10–3 6–6 5–4 9–4 5–8 7–6 4–2 5–2 7–1 7–5
Chicago 4–8 3–7 6–7 8–4 5–8 7–5 3–5 4–3 6–1 8–5 5–7 5–7 9–4
Cincinnati 5–8 7–3 5–7 6–6 12–1 4–3 8–4 7–5 9–3 8–5 3–6 3–3 8–5
Colorado 4–9 7–6 7–5 5–7 4–4 4–9 7–1 5–4 4–2 8–4 9–4 8–5 5–7
Florida 3–10 4–8 6–6 7–5 8–4 3–7 6–7 7–6 6–7 5–8 3–2 5–3 4–3
Houston 6–6 8–5 1–12 4–4 4–8 3–2 9–3 6–6 5–7 9–4 7–4 5–3 9–4
Los Angeles 4–5 5–7 3–4 9–4 7–3 2–3 7–5 6–6 4–9 9–4 7–6 8–5 7–5
Montreal 4–9 5–3 4–8 1–7 7–6 3–9 5–7 7–6 8–5 4–4 7–5 7–6 4–3
New York 8–5 3–4 5–7 4–5 6–7 6–6 6–6 6–7 7–6 4–3 6–7 5–8 3–4
Philadelphia 6-7 1–6 3–9 2–4 7–6 7–5 9–4 5–8 6–7 6–3 6–6 6–6 5–4
Pittsburgh 2–4 5–8 5–8 4–8 8–5 4–9 4–9 4–4 3–4 3–6 4–8 6–6 6–7
San Diego 2–5 7–5 6–3 4–9 2–3 4–7 6–7 5–7 7–6 6–6 8–4 6–7 7–5
San Francisco 1–7 7–5 3–3 5–8 3–5 3–5 5–8 6–7 8–5 6–6 6–6 7–6 7–6
St. Louis 5–7 4–9 5–8 7–5 3–4 4-9 5–7 3–4 4–3 4–5 7–6 5–7 6–7


Notable transactions

Roster

1995 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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Tony Eusebio 113 368 110 .299 6 58
1B Jeff Bagwell 114 448 130 .290 21 87
2B Craig Biggio 141 553 167 .302 22 77
SS Orlando Miller 92 324 85 .262 5 36
3B Dave Magadan 127 348 109 .313 2 51
LF Luis Gonzalez 56 209 54 .258 6 35
CF Brian Hunter 78 321 97 .302 2 28
RF Derek Bell 112 452 151 .334 8 86

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
James Mouton 104 298 78 .262 4 27
Craig Shipley 92 232 61 .263 3 24
Derrick May 78 206 62 .301 8 41
John Cangelosi 90 201 64 .318 2 18
Ricky Gutiérrez 52 156 43 .276 0 12
Milt Thompson 92 132 29 .220 2 19
Mike Simms 50 121 31 .256 9 24
Scott Servais 28 89 20 .225 1 12
Phil Plantier 22 68 17 .250 4 15
Phil Nevin 18 60 7 .117 0 1
Andy Stankiewicz 43 52 6 .115 0 7
Rick Wilkins 15 40 10 .250 1 5
Pat Borders 11 35 4 .114 0 0
Chris Donnels 19 30 9 .300 0 2
Jerry Goff 12 26 4 .154 1 3
Mike Brumley 18 18 1 .056 1 2
Eddie Tucker 5 7 2 .286 1 1
Dave Hajek 5 2 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
Shane Reynolds 30 189.1 10 11 3.47 175
Doug Drabek 31 185.0 10 9 4.77 143
Greg Swindell 33 153.0 10 9 4.47 96
Mike Hampton 24 150.2 9 8 3.35 115
Darryl Kile 25 127.0 4 12 4.96 113

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
Doug Brocail 36 77.1 6 4 4.19 39
Donne Wall 6 24.1 3 1 5.55 16

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
Dave Veres 72 5 1 1 2.26 94
Todd Jones 68 6 5 15 3.07 96
Jim Dougherty 56 8 4 0 4.92 49
Dean Hartgraves 40 2 0 0 3.22 24
Pedro Martínez 25 0 0 0 7.40 17
Jeff Tabaka 24 1 0 0 2.22 19
Mike Henneman 21 0 1 8 3.00 19
John Hudek 19 2 2 7 5.40 29
Ross Powell 15 0 0 0 11.00 8
Craig McMurtry 11 0 1 0 7.84 4
John Cangelosi 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Billy Wagner 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Rick Sweet
AA Jackson Generals Texas League Tim Tolman
A Kissimmee Cobras Florida State League Dave Engle
A Quad Cities River Bandits Midwest League Jim Pankovits
A-Short Season Auburn Astros New York–Penn League Manny Acta
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Bobby Ramos

References

  1. ^ Ken Caminiti at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "1995 Houston Astros Roster by Baseball Almanac". www.baseball-almanac.com.
  3. ^ Johan Santana at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Phil Plantier at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Mike Henneman at Baseball Reference