1999 Houston Astros
97 - 65
1998 / 2000 (Organization)
1st place in the NL Central
Home Record:
Away Record:
50 - 32 (.610)
47 - 33 (.588)
+7.3 wins
+8.7 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 823 / 772 ( +51 )
Allowed/Expected: 675 / 781 ( +106 )
Pyth Record: 96 - 66 (+1)
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Astrodome
Attendance: 2,706,017 Avg Att: 33,000 (1.12)
Att Rank: 8 / 16 Lg Avg: 29,593
       
Park Factor: 0.96    
HR Factor: 0.88 R/L HR: 0.88 / 0.88
Notes:
- Central Division Champions
- Lost to Atlanta Braves in the NLDS

Fielding


Left Field
Richard Hidalgo
24.0
704
12.7
Daryle Ward
24.0
204
-3.4
Matt Mieske
31.4
165
0.2
Lance Berkman
23.4
157
1.2
Bill Spiers
33.1
124
-0.7
Alex Diaz
30.7
49
0.3
Craig Biggio
33.5
25
0.1
Stan Javier
35.5
20
-0.2
Glen Barker
28.1
6
0.0
Ryan Thompson
31.7
3
-0.0
Carl Everett
28.1
2
-0.0
11
26.1
1459
10.0

Center Field
Carl Everett 28.1
986
-1.2
Richard Hidalgo 24.0
202
1.5
Glen Barker 28.1
170
0.8
Stan Javier 35.5
47
0.2
Bill Spiers 33.1
34
-0.0
Ryan Thompson 31.7
20
-0.2
6
27.9
1459
1.1


Right Field
Derek Bell 30.6
1105
-14.4
Carl Everett 28.1
76
0.8
Stan Javier 35.5
70
-0.1
Bill Spiers 33.1
51
0.0
Lance Berkman 23.4
47
-0.4
Matt Mieske 31.4
41
0.6
Glen Barker 28.1
25
-0.2
Richard Hidalgo 24.0
22
0.2
Ryan Thompson 31.7
15
-0.1
Alex Diaz 30.7
7
-0.0
10
30.4
1459
-13.4
Shortstop
Tim Bogar 32.7
683
7.7
Ricky Gutierrez 29.1
675
-6.0
Bill Spiers 33.1
87
-0.1
Russ Johnson 26.4
10
-0.1
Carlos Hernandez 23.6
3
-0.0
5
31.0
1459
1.6
Second Base
Craig Biggio 33.5
1351
-9.3
Russ Johnson 26.4
67
0.4
Bill Spiers 33.1
19
0.0
Carlos Hernandez 23.6
18
0.2
Tim Bogar 32.7
3
-0.0
5
33.1
1459
-8.6
Third Base
Ken Caminiti 36.2
629
-5.1
Bill Spiers 33.1
517
4.6
Russ Johnson 26.4
221
1.2
Tim Bogar 32.7
75
-0.2
Jack Howell 37.9
9
-0.0
Ricky Gutierrez 29.1
8
-0.0
6
33.4
1459
0.5
First Base
Jeff Bagwell 31.1
1402
-0.8
Daryle Ward 24.0
39
-0.6
Jack Howell 37.9
15
0.1
Bill Spiers 33.1
2
-0.0
Lance Berkman 23.4
1
-0.0
5
31.0
1459
-1.3
 
Catcher
Tony Eusebio 32.2
765
-3.9
Paul Bako 27.0
551
-0.0
Mitch Meluskey 25.8
79
-0.6
Randy Knorr 30.6
64
-0.7
4
29.8
1459
-5.2
 
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