1987 Houston Astros season

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1987 Houston Astros
1987 Mother's Cookies - Houston Astrodome.JPG
The Astrodome during a baseball game in 1987.
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record76–86 (.469)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)John McMullen
General manager(s)Dick Wagner
Manager(s)Hal Lanier
Local televisionKTXH
HSE
Local radioKTRH
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Dave Hofferth, Bill Worrell)
KXYZ
(Orlando Sánchez-Diago, Rolando Becerra)
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The Houston Astros' 1987 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League West.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 90 72 0.556 46–35 44–37
Cincinnati Reds 84 78 0.519 6 42–39 42–39
Houston Astros 76 86 0.469 14 47–34 29–52
Los Angeles Dodgers 73 89 0.451 17 40–41 33–48
Atlanta Braves 69 92 0.429 20½ 42–39 27–53
San Diego Padres 65 97 0.401 25 37–44 28–53

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1987 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 6–5 8–10 8–10 6–12 3–9 7–5 7–5 7–5 6–12 8–10 3–9
Chicago 5–6 6–6 8–4 6–6 10–8 9–9 8–10 4–14 9–3 5–7 6–12
Cincinnati 10–8 6–6 13–5 10–8 6–6 7–5 5–7 4–8 12–6 7–11 4–8
Houston 10–8 4–8 5–13 12–6 7–5 6–6 6–6 6–6 5–13 10–8 5–7
Los Angeles 12–6 6–6 8–10 6–12 3–9 6–6 2–10 6–6 11–7 10–8 3–9
Montreal 9–3 8–10 6–6 5–7 9–3 8–10 10–8 11–7 9–3 5–7 11–7
New York 5–7 9–9 5–7 6–6 6–6 10–8 13–5 12–6 8–4 9–3 9–9
Philadelphia 5-7 10–8 7–5 6–6 10–2 8–10 5–13 11–7 8–4 2–10 8–10
Pittsburgh 5–7 14–4 8–4 6–6 6–6 7–11 6–12 7–11 8–4 6–6 7–11
San Diego 12–6 3–9 6–12 13–5 7–11 3–9 4–8 4–8 4–8 5–13 4–8
San Francisco 10–8 7–5 11–7 8–10 8–10 7–5 3–9 10–2 6–6 13–5 7–5
St. Louis 9–3 12–6 8–4 7–5 9–3 7–11 9–9 10–8 11–7 8–4 5–7


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1987 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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 Alan Ashby 125 386 111 .288 14 63
1B Glenn Davis 151 578 145 .251 27 93
2B Bill Doran 162 625 177 .283 16 79
3B Denny Walling 110 325 92 .283 5 33
SS Craig Reynolds 135 374 95 .254 4 28
LF José Cruz 126 365 88 .241 11 38
CF Billy Hatcher 141 564 167 .296 11 63
RF Kevin Bass 157 592 168 .284 19 85

Other batters[edit]

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
Bert Peña 21 46 7 .152 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Nolan Ryan 34 211.2 8 16 2.76 270

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Manny Hernández 6 21.2 0 4 5.40 12

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Dave Smith 50 2 3 24 1.65 73
Rocky Childress 32 1 2 0 2.98 26

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Bob Didier
AA Columbus Astros Southern League Tom Wiedenbauer
A Osceola Astros Florida State League Ken Bolek
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Keith Bodie
A-Short Season Auburn Astros New York–Penn League Gary Tuck
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League Julio Linares

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matt Keough at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ "John Mizerock: Career Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  3. ^ Rocky Childress at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Nolan Ryan Home Run Log (Batting) – Baseball-Reference PI
  5. ^ http://espn.go.com/page2/s/list/cheaters/ballplayers.html
  6. ^ "The Nolan Ryan Express | The Strikeout King". smackbomb.com/nolanryan. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved July 28, 2008.
  7. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/reynoro02.shtml
  8. ^ Craig Biggio at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ Darryl Kile at Baseball-Reference
  10. ^ Eric Bullock at Baseball-Reference

External links[edit]