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Greeneville Astros
Founded in 2004
Greeneville, Tennessee
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Team Logo
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Cap Insignia
Class-level
  • Rookie
Minor league affiliations
Major league affiliations
Name
  • Greeneville Astros (2004-present)
  • Martinsville Astros (1999-2003)
  • Martinsville Phillies (1988-1998)
Ballpark
Minor league titles
League titles 2004
Division titles
Owner(s)/Operated by:
Manager: Rodney Linares
General Manager: David Lane

The Greeneville Astros are a minor league baseball team in Greeneville, Tennessee. They compete at Rookie League level in the Appalachian League, and have been a farm team of the Houston Astros since 1999.

The team, which moved from Martinsville, Virginia for the 2004 season, plays its home games at Pioneer Park on the campus of Tusculum College.

The Greeneville Astros have lead the Appy League in Attendance every year since their move Pioneer Park.[1]

Season Average Attendance:
2004 - 1,599
2005 - 1,612
2006 - 1,519

In 2007, the first former Greeneville Astros made it to the major leagues. Four players from the 2004 Greenville team were called up to Houston late in the 2007 season. The players were: Juan Gutierrez, Felipe Paulino, Troy Patton, and J. R. Towles.

Roster

Greeneville Astros roster
Players Coaches/Other
Pitchers
  • 41 Joan Belliard
  • 19 Jeiler Castillo
  • 33 Jose Cisnero
  • 23 Luis Cruz
  • 22 Gabriel Garcia ‡
  • 18 Abraham Gonzalez
  • 10 Angel Gonzalez
  • 24 Marillo Gouvea
  • 37 B. J. Hyatt
  •  6 David Martinez
  • 35 Tio McLean
  • 29 Juri Perez
  • 40 Carlos Quevedo
  • 14 Travis Smink
Catchers
  •  9 Luis Alvarez
  • 13 Carlos Mojica
  • 12 Bubby Williams

Infielders

  •  4 Jose Altuve
  •  7 Miguel Arrendell
  • 15 Aaron Bray
  •  2 Oscar Figueroa
  • 16 Jonathan Meyer
  • 21 Jiovanni Mier
  • 36 Kyle Miller

Outfielders

  • 34 Frank Almonte
  •  3 Grent Hogue
  •  5 Ryan Humphrey
  • 25 Wilton Infante
  • 44 Nathan Metroka
Manager

Coaches

† Disabled list
* On Houston Astros 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated January 15, 2010
Transactions

References

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