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2003 Houston Astros
Major league affiliations
Location
2003 information
Owner(s) Drayton McLane, Jr.
General manager(s) Gerry Hunsicker
Manager(s) Jimy Williams
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)

The Houston Astros' 2003 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League Central.

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Regular season

On June 11, 2003, six Astros pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter against the New York Yankees. The six pitchers were Roy Oswalt, Pete Munro, Kirk Saarloos, Brad Lidge, Octavio Dotel and Billy Wagner.[1] It was the first no-hitter against the Yankees in 45 years.

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Standings

Central Division W L GB Pct.
Chicago Cubs 88 74 -- .534
Houston Astros 87 75 1 .530
St. Louis Cardinals 85 77 3 .518
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 87 13 .446
Cincinnati Reds 69 93 19 .421
Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 20 .412

Notable transactions

  • June 3, 2003: Josh Anderson was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 4th round of the 2003 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2003. [2]
  • August 21, 2003: Gregg Zaun was released by the Houston Astros. [3]

Roster

2003 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA New Orleans Zephyrs Pacific Coast League Chris Maloney
AA Round Rock Express Texas League Jackie Moore
A Salem Avalanche Carolina League John Massarelli
A Lexington Legends South Atlantic League Russ Nixon
Short-Season A Tri-City Valley Cats New York-Penn League Ivan DeJesus
Rookie Martinsville Astros Appalachian League Jorge Orta

References

1st Half: Houston Astros Game Log on ESPN.com
2nd Half: Houston Astros Game Log on ESPN.com
  1. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/recap?gameId=230611110
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/a/anderjo03.shtml
  3. ^ Gregg Zaun Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com

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