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2001 Houston Astros season

2001 Houston Astros
2001 NL Central Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Houston, Texas (since 1962)
  • Results
    Record 93–69 (.574)
    Divisional place 1st
    Other information
    Owner(s) Drayton McLane, Jr.
    General manager(s) Gerry Hunsicker
    Manager(s) Larry Dierker
    Local television KNWS-TV
    FSN Southwest
    (Bill Brown, Jim Deshaies, Bill Worrell)
    Local radio KTRH
    (Milo Hamilton, Alan Ashby)
    KXYZ
    (Francisco Ernesto Ruiz, Alex Trevino)
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    The Houston Astros' 2001 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros winning the National League Central.

    Offseason

    • January 2, 2001: Charlie Hayes was signed as a Free Agent with the Houston Astros.[1]
    • January 3, 2001: Kent Bottenfield was signed as a Free Agent with the Houston Astros.[2]

    Regular season

    • June 8, 2001 - The first interleague game between the Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers took place at The Ballpark at Arlington. The rivalry would be known as the Lone Star Series. The Astros won the game by a score of 5-4.[3] The team that would win the most games between the two in a season would be awarded the Silver Boot.
    • October 4, 2001: Barry Bonds hits his 70th Home Run of the season off Houston pitcher Wilfredo Rodriguez, to tie Mark McGwire's single season home run record.[4]

    Standings

    Template:MLB standings


    Transactions

    • June 5, 2001: Kirk Saarloos was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 3rd round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed June 24, 2001.[5]
    • July 9, 2001: Charlie Hayes was released by the Houston Astros.[1]

    Roster

    2001 Houston Astros
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    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

    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

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Relief pitchers

    Player G W L SV ERA SO

    National League Divisional Playoffs

    Houston Astros vs. Atlanta Braves

    Atlanta wins the series, 3-0

    Game Home Score Visitor Score Date Series
    1 Houston 4 Atlanta 7 October 9 1-0 (ATL)
    2 Houston 0 Atlanta 1 October 10 2-0 (ATL)
    3 Atlanta 6 Houston 2 October 12 3-0 (ATL)

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lexington; LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: New Orleans

    References

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