1986 Houston Astros

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Season Overview

96-66 Lost NLCS
Record Outcome

1986 Houston Astros

What was the record of the 1986 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a 96-66 record. They went 52-29 at home and 44-37 on the road. Including the postseason, the Houston Astros went 98-70. Their final game was a loss in the NL Championship Series to the New York Mets.

What division did the 1986 Houston Astros play in?

The 1986 Houston Astros played in the West Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1986 Houston Astros?

During the regular season, the 1986 Houston Astros went 56-34 against their NL West opponents.

Who won the NL West in 1986?

The Astros won the NL West in the 1986 season with a 96-66 record. The Reds finished 10 games back with a 86-76 record. The Giants finished 13 games back with a 83-79 record. The Padres finished 22 games back with a 74-88 record. The Dodgers finished 23 games back with a 73-89 record. The Braves finished 23.5 games back with a 72-89 record.

What was the 1986 Houston Astros record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Cincinnati Reds 14-4 77.8% +38
Atlanta Braves 13-5 72.2% +18
San Diego Padres 10-8 55.6% +13
Los Angeles Dodgers 10-8 55.6% -2
San Francisco Giants 9-9 50% +11

What was the 1986 Houston Astros record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1986 Houston Astros had their best month in April, when they went 14-6 and had a 70% win percentage. Their worst month was June, when they went 14-15 and had a 48.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 14-6 70% +5
May 13-13 50% +4
June 14-15 48.3% +8
July 16-11 59.3% +22
August 16-12 57.1% +4
September 18-9 66.7% +28
October 5-0 100% +14

Did the 1986 Houston Astros make the Postseason?

Yes, the Houston Astros made the Postseason in 1986. They lost their only series against the New York Mets in the NL Championship Series.

What was the run differential for the 1986 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a run differential of +85. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Astros could have been expected to have about 91.3 wins, or a 91-71 record in the regular season.

How did the 1986 Houston Astros perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1986 Houston Astros went 35-27.

How did the 1986 Houston Astros perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1986 Houston Astros went 8-5 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1986 Houston Astros?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1986 Houston Astros was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1986 Houston Astros?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Astros had during the 1986 regular season was 4 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1986 Houston Astros Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 8, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 8
Wed, Apr 9, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 4
Thu, Apr 10, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 0
Fri, Apr 11, 1986 vs Atlanta Braves Win 2 - 1
Sat, Apr 12, 1986 vs Atlanta Braves Win 4 - 3
Sun, Apr 13, 1986 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 7 - 8
Tue, Apr 15, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Win 8 - 3
Wed, Apr 16, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 1
Fri, Apr 18, 1986 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 6 - 4
Sat, Apr 19, 1986 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 3
Sun, Apr 20, 1986 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 6 - 4
Mon, Apr 21, 1986 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 8
Tue, Apr 22, 1986 @ Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 2
Wed, Apr 23, 1986 @ Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 2
Thu, Apr 24, 1986 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 0 - 3
Fri, Apr 25, 1986 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 3 - 1
Sat, Apr 26, 1986 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 1 - 0
Sun, Apr 27, 1986 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 6 - 0
Tue, Apr 29, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 4 - 12
Wed, Apr 30, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 1 - 0
Fri, May 2, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Win 6 - 3
Sat, May 3, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Loss 6 - 7 (10)
Sun, May 4, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Loss 6 - 7
Tue, May 6, 1986 @ New York Mets Loss 0 - 4
Wed, May 7, 1986 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 3
Fri, May 9, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3 - 2
Sat, May 10, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 3
Sun, May 11, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 4 (12)
Mon, May 12, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 5
Tue, May 13, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 2 (11)
Wed, May 14, 1986 vs New York Mets Win 6 - 2
Thu, May 15, 1986 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 6
Fri, May 16, 1986 vs Chicago Cubs Win 9 - 6
Sat, May 17, 1986 vs Chicago Cubs Win 5 - 1
Sun, May 18, 1986 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 2 - 5
Tue, May 20, 1986 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 4
Wed, May 21, 1986 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 2
Thu, May 22, 1986 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 0
Fri, May 23, 1986 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 1 - 4
Sat, May 24, 1986 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 3 - 4
Sun, May 25, 1986 @ Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 1 (11)
Mon, May 26, 1986 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 1
Tue, May 27, 1986 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 4
Wed, May 28, 1986 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 3 (11)
Fri, May 30, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 1
Sat, May 31, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Win 4 - 3
Sun, Jun 1, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Win 8 - 4
Mon, Jun 2, 1986 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 9
Tue, Jun 3, 1986 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 3
Wed, Jun 4, 1986 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 2
Thu, Jun 5, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 1
Fri, Jun 6, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Jun 7, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 7 - 5
Sun, Jun 8, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 2
Mon, Jun 9, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Win 5 - 3
Tue, Jun 10, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Win 12 - 1
Wed, Jun 11, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Loss 7 - 11
Thu, Jun 12, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 1
Fri, Jun 13, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 3
Sat, Jun 14, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Win 7 - 3
Sun, Jun 15, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 7
Tue, Jun 17, 1986 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Jun 18, 1986 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 3
Thu, Jun 19, 1986 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 6 - 2
Fri, Jun 20, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 3
Sat, Jun 21, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Jun 22, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Jun 22, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Jun 23, 1986 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 7 - 6
Tue, Jun 24, 1986 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 8 - 4
Wed, Jun 25, 1986 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Fri, Jun 27, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 0
Sat, Jun 28, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 4
Sun, Jun 29, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 2 - 1
Mon, Jun 30, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 9
Tue, Jul 1, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Loss 4 - 7
Wed, Jul 2, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Win 8 - 1
Thu, Jul 3, 1986 @ New York Mets Loss 5 - 6 (10)
Fri, Jul 4, 1986 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Jul 5, 1986 @ New York Mets Win 2 - 1
Sun, Jul 6, 1986 @ New York Mets Loss 3 - 5
Mon, Jul 7, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Win 12 - 1
Tue, Jul 8, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Win 4 - 1
Wed, Jul 9, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 2
Thu, Jul 10, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 11 - 4
Fri, Jul 11, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 4
Sat, Jul 12, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 3
Sun, Jul 13, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 4 - 5 (11)
Thu, Jul 17, 1986 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 13
Fri, Jul 18, 1986 vs New York Mets Win 3 - 0
Sat, Jul 19, 1986 vs New York Mets Win 5 - 4
Sun, Jul 20, 1986 vs New York Mets Win 9 - 8 (15)
Mon, Jul 21, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Win 8 - 7
Tue, Jul 22, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Win 1 - 0 (10)
Wed, Jul 23, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Win 4 - 3 (11)
Thu, Jul 24, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 9 - 3
Fri, Jul 25, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Jul 26, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Jul 27, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 2
Mon, Jul 28, 1986 vs Atlanta Braves Win 4 - 2
Tue, Jul 29, 1986 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 1
Wed, Jul 30, 1986 vs Atlanta Braves Win 4 - 2
Fri, Aug 1, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Win 6 - 3
Sat, Aug 2, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Win 5 - 4
Sun, Aug 3, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 5
Mon, Aug 4, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 7
Tue, Aug 5, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 10 - 2
Wed, Aug 6, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 7
Fri, Aug 8, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Win 5 - 0
Sat, Aug 9, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Win 6 - 2
Sun, Aug 10, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Loss 3 - 5
Mon, Aug 11, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 7 - 6
Tue, Aug 12, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 0
Wed, Aug 13, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 5
Thu, Aug 14, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 2
Fri, Aug 15, 1986 @ Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 0
Sat, Aug 16, 1986 @ Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 4
Sun, Aug 17, 1986 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 4
Mon, Aug 18, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3 - 0
Tue, Aug 19, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 1 - 0
Wed, Aug 20, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 4