1989 Houston Astros season
|1989 Houston Astros|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Bill Wood|
(Bill Brown, Milo Hamilton, Larry Dierker, Bruce Gietzen, Bill Worrell, Enos Cabell)
(Orlando Sánchez-Diago, Rolando Becerra)
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The Houston Astros' 1989 season in American baseball involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League West. The season was best remembered for the Astros winning 16 of 17 games in late May through mid June.
- December 4, 1988: The Astros traded a player to be named later to the Minnesota Twins for Mark Portugal. The Astros completed the deal by sending Todd McClure (minors) to the Twins on December 7.
- December 21, 1988: Bob Forsch was signed as a free agent by the Astros.
- January 10, 1989: John Fishel, Mike Hook (minors), and Pedro DeLeon (minors) were traded by the Astros to the New York Yankees for Rick Rhoden.
- January 30, 1989: Dan Schatzeder was signed as a free agent by the Astros.
- February 16, 1989: Roger Mason was signed as a Free Agent with the Houston Astros.
- March 31, 1989: Dave Johnson and Victor Hithe (minors) were traded by the Astros to the Baltimore Orioles for Carl Nichols.
|San Francisco Giants||92||70||0.568||—||53–28||39–42|
|San Diego Padres||89||73||0.549||3||46–35||43–38|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||77||83||0.481||14||44–37||33–46|
Record vs. opponents
1989 National League Records
- April 5, 1989: Greg Gross was signed as a Free Agent with the Houston Astros.
- April 6, 1989: Troy Afenir was traded by the Astros to the Oakland Athletics for Matt Sinatro.
- June 5, 1989: Jeff Juden was drafted by the Astros in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1989 Major League Baseball draft. Player signed June 30, 1989.
|1989 Houston Astros|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
|AAA||Tucson Toros||Pacific Coast League||Bob Skinner|
|AA||Columbus Mudcats||Southern League||Tom Weidenbauer|
|A||Osceola Astros||Florida State League||Rick Sweet|
|A||Asheville Tourists||South Atlantic League||Jim Coveney|
|A-Short Season||Auburn Astros||New York–Penn League||Reggie Waller|
|Rookie||GCL Astros||Gulf Coast League||Julio Linares|
- Mark Portugal at Baseball Reference
- Bob Forsch at Baseball Reference
- Rick Rhoden at Baseball Reference
- Dan Schatzeder at Baseball Reference
- Carl Nichols at Baseball Reference
- Troy Afenir at Baseball Reference
- Jeff Juden at Baseball Reference