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2003 Houston Astros

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2002 / 2004

87-75, Finished 2nd in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jimy Williams (87-75)
GM: Gerry Hunsicker, Scouting Dir: David Lakey
Scored 805 runs, Allowed 677 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 94-68

Ballparks: Minute Maid Park · Attendance: 2,454,241 (6th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 104

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2002 / 2004 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Brad Ausmus 34 R R 5' 11" 190 Apr 14, 1969 11 143 129 143 143 0 143 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.4 $5,500,000
Jeff Bagwell 35 R R 6' 0" 195 May 27, 1968 13 160 158 160 158 0 0 158 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.1 $13,000,000
Lance Berkman 27 B L 6' 1" 220 Feb 10, 1976 5 153 153 153 153 0 0 0 0 0 0 153 1 0 154 0 0 0 5.3 $3,500,000
Craig Biggio 37 R R 5' 11" 185 Dec 14, 1965 16 153 150 153 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 0 150 0 3 0 2.5 $9,750,000
Nate Bland 28 L L 6' 5" 190 Dec 27, 1974 1st 22 0 19 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Geoff Blum 30 B R 6' 3" 220 Apr 26, 1973 5 123 93 123 112 0 0 6 25 83 11 1 0 1 2 0 19 0 0.6 $1,500,000
Eric Bruntlett 25 R R 6' 0" 200 Mar 29, 1978 1st 31 8 31 22 0 0 0 9 1 10 1 1 0 2 0 12 2 -0.0
Kirk Bullinger 33 R R 6' 2" 170 Oct 28, 1969 4 7 0 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Raul Chavez 30 R R 5' 11" 245 Mar 17, 1973 6 19 7 19 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.1 $300,000
Bruce Chen 26 L L 6' 2" 215 Jun 19, 1977 6 11 0 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $550,000
Tripp Cromer 35 R R 6' 2" 165 Nov 21, 1967 8 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.0
Octavio Dotel 29 R R 6' 0" 230 Nov 25, 1973 5 76 0 71 76 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 $1,600,000
Morgan Ensberg 27 R R 6' 2" 210 Aug 26, 1975 3 127 90 127 111 0 0 0 0 111 0 0 0 0 0 1 23 0 4.8 $300,000
Adam Everett 26 R R 6' 0" 180 Feb 2, 1977 3 128 116 128 128 0 0 0 0 0 128 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2.3
Jared Fernandez 31 R R 6' 2" 223 Feb 2, 1972 3 12 6 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Mike Gallo 26 L L 6' 0" 170 Apr 2, 1977 1st 32 0 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Richard Hidalgo 28 R R 6' 3" 220 Jun 28, 1975 7 141 137 141 137 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 137 137 1 4 0 5.7 $8,500,000
Brian Hunter 32 R R 6' 4" 180 Mar 5, 1971 10 56 16 56 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 14 15 34 0 27 2 -0.1 $1,200,000
Jonathan Johnson 28 R R 6' 0" 180 Jul 16, 1974 6 4 3 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Jeff Kent 35 R R 6' 1" 185 Mar 7, 1968 12 130 127 130 128 0 0 0 128 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.8 $7,500,000
Jason Lane 26 R L 6' 2" 225 Dec 22, 1976 2 18 3 18 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 2 11 0 9 1 0.2
Brad Lidge 26 R R 6' 5" 210 Dec 23, 1976 2 78 0 73 78 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $300,000
Scott Linebrink 26 R R 6' 3" 220 Aug 4, 1976 4 9 6 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Julio Lugo 27 R R 6' 1" 175 Nov 16, 1975 4 22 21 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $1,575,000
Dave Matranga 26 R R 6' 0" 170 Jan 8, 1977 1st 6 0 6 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.1
Mitch Meluskey 29 B R 6' 0" 185 Sep 18, 1973 5 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 -0.1
Orlando Merced 36 B R 6' 0" 180 Nov 2, 1966 13 123 33 123 42 0 0 12 0 2 0 10 0 21 31 7 78 0 -0.4 $1,700,000
Dan Miceli 32 R R 6' 1" 185 Sep 9, 1970 11 23 0 23 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Wade Miller 26 R R 6' 2" 185 Sep 13, 1976 5 36 33 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.3 $525,000
Brian Moehler 31 R R 6' 3" 195 Dec 31, 1971 8 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $500,000
Peter Munro 28 R R 6' 2" 200 Jun 14, 1975 4 40 2 37 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $305,000
Roy Oswalt 25 R R 6' 0" 190 Aug 29, 1977 3 21 21 20 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 $500,000
Colin Porter 27 L L 6' 2" 200 Nov 23, 1975 1st 24 6 24 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 6 14 0 5 8 -0.1
Brandon Puffer 27 R R 6' 3" 190 Oct 5, 1975 2 13 0 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Tim Redding 25 R R 5' 11" 230 Feb 12, 1978 3 33 32 32 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 $300,000
Jeriome Robertson 26 L L 6' 1" 190 Mar 30, 1977 2 33 31 31 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.5 $300,000
Rodrigo Rosario 25 R R 6' 2" 160 Dec 14, 1977 1st 2 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Kirk Saarloos 24 R R 6' 0" 185 May 23, 1979 2 36 4 31 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Ricky Stone 28 R R 6' 1" 170 Feb 28, 1975 3 65 0 62 65 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $325,000
Ron Villone 33 L L 6' 3" 245 Jan 16, 1970 9 19 19 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Jose Vizcaino 35 B R 6' 1" 150 Mar 26, 1968 15 91 32 91 54 0 0 1 20 2 32 0 0 0 0 0 48 0 -0.5 $2,000,000
Billy Wagner 31 L L 5' 10" 180 Jul 25, 1971 9 78 0 73 78 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.5 $8,000,000 All-Star
Rick White 34 R R 6' 4" 215 Dec 23, 1968 8 15 0 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Gregg Zaun 32 B R 5' 10" 170 Apr 14, 1971 9 59 26 59 31 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 -0.3 $1,200,000
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

2002 / 2004 Roster (40-man)