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1976 Houston Astros season

1976 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Houston, Texas (since 1962)
  • Results
    Record 80–82 (.494)
    Divisional place 3rd
    Other information
    Owner(s) Roy Hofheinz
    General manager(s) Tal Smith
    Manager(s) Bill Virdon
    Local television KPRC-TV
    Local radio KPRC (AM)
    (Gene Elston, Loel Passe, Bob Prince)
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    The Houston Astros' 1976 season was a season in American baseball. The team finished third in the National League West with a record of 80-82, 22 games behind the first-place Cincinnati Reds.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    NL West W L GB Pct.
    Cincinnati Reds 102 60 -- .630
    Los Angeles Dodgers 92 70 10 .568
    Houston Astros 80 82 22 .494
    San Francisco Giants 74 88 28 .457
    San Diego Padres 73 89 29 .451
    Atlanta Braves 70 92 32 .432

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1976 Houston Astros
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    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 Herrmann, EdEd Herrmann 79 265 54 .204 3 25
    2B Andrews, RobRob Andrews 109 410 105 .256 0 23
    LF Cruz, JoséJosé Cruz 133 439 133 .303 4 61
    CF Cedeño, CésarCésar Cedeño 150 575 171 .297 18 83

    Other batters

    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
    Johnson, CliffCliff Johnson 108 318 72 .226 10 49
    Roberts, LeonLeon Roberts 87 235 68 .289 7 33
    Howard, WilburWilbur Howard 94 191 42 .220 1 18
    Javier, AlAl Javier 8 24 5 .208 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

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

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Dierker, LarryLarry Dierker 28 187.1 13 14 3.69 112
    Andújar, JoaquínJoaquín Andújar 28 172.1 9 10 3.60 59
    Larson, DanDan Larson 13 92.1 5 8 3.02 42
    Cosgrove, MikeMike Cosgrove 22 89.2 3 4 5.52 34
    Lemongello, MarkMark Lemongello 4 29 3 1 2.79 9

    Other pitchers

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

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    McLaughlin, BoBo McLaughlin 17 79 4 5 2.85 32
    Rondon, GilbertoGilberto Rondon 19 53.2 2 2 5.70 21

    Relief pitchers

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

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Pentz, GeneGene Pentz 40 3 3 5 2.97 36
    Griffin, TomTom Griffin 20 5 3 0 6.05 33
    Siebert, PaulPaul Siebert 19 0 2 0 3.16 10
    Barlow, MikeMike Barlow 16 2 2 0 4.50 11
    Hardy, LarryLarry Hardy 15 0 0 3 7.06 10
    Sosa, JoséJosé Sosa 9 0 0 0 6.94 5

    Farm system

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    References

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