1998 Houston Astros season


1998 Houston Astros season

MLB yearly infobox alt‎
name = Houston Astros
season = 1998
misc = 1998 NL Central Champions

current league = National League
y1 = 1962
division = Central Division
y2 = 1994
Uniform
ballpark = The Astrodome
y4 = 1965
city = Houston, Texas
y5 = 1962
owners = Drayton McLane, Jr.
general managers = Gerry Hunsicker
managers =Larry Dierker
television = KNWS-TV
Fox Sports Southwest
(Bill Brown, Jim Deshaies)
radio = KILT (AM)
(Milo Hamilton, Alan Ashby)
KXYZ
(Francisco Ernesto Ruiz, Alex Trevino)|

The Houston Astros' 1998 season marked their second consecutive trip to the postseason. It was the only time in history that the Astros had over 100 wins in a season. The Astros won their second consectuive National League Central title.

Offseason

* December 22, 1997: Rob Butler signed as a Free Agent with the Houston Astros. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/butlero01.shtml Rob Butler Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]

Regular season

tandings

Notable Transactions

July 31, 1998: Randy Johnson was traded by the Seattle Mariners to the Houston Astros for a player to be named later, Freddy Garcia, and Carlos Guillen. The Houston Astros sent John Halama (October 1, 1998) to the Seattle Mariners to complete the trade. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/j/johnsra05.shtml Randy Johnson Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]

Game log


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