1996 Houston Astros

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Season Overview

82-80 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1996 Houston Astros

What was the record of the 1996 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a 82-80 record. They went 48-33 at home and 34-47 on the road.

What division did the 1996 Houston Astros play in?

The 1996 Houston Astros played in the Central Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1996 Houston Astros?

During the regular season, the 1996 Houston Astros went 24-28 against their NL Central opponents.

What was the 1996 Houston Astros record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Pittsburgh Pirates 8-5 61.5% +14
Chicago Cubs 8-5 61.5% -9
Cincinnati Reds 6-7 46.2% -5
St. Louis Cardinals 2-11 15.4% -25

Did the 1996 Houston Astros make the Postseason?

No, the Astros didn't make the Postseason in 1996.

What was the run differential for the 1996 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a run differential of -39. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Astros could have been expected to have about 77.3 wins, or a 77-85 record in the regular season.

How did the 1996 Houston Astros perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1996 Houston Astros went 31-26.

How did the 1996 Houston Astros perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1996 Houston Astros went 9-10 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1996 Houston Astros?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1996 Houston Astros was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1996 Houston Astros?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Astros had during the 1996 regular season was 9 games, which happened once during the season.

1996 Houston Astros Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Mon, Apr 1, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 4
Tue, Apr 2, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 4
Wed, Apr 3, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 2
Fri, Apr 5, 1996 vs San Diego Padres Loss 4 - 10
Sat, Apr 6, 1996 vs San Diego Padres Loss 4 - 8 (13)
Sun, Apr 7, 1996 vs San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 17
Mon, Apr 8, 1996 vs San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 2
Tue, Apr 9, 1996 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 3 (10)
Wed, Apr 10, 1996 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 5 - 11
Thu, Apr 11, 1996 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 9 - 4
Fri, Apr 12, 1996 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 10 - 8 (10)
Sun, Apr 14, 1996 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 8 - 9
Sun, Apr 14, 1996 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 5
Tue, Apr 16, 1996 @ New York Mets Win 9 - 6
Wed, Apr 17, 1996 @ New York Mets Win 7 - 5
Fri, Apr 19, 1996 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 13 - 5
Sat, Apr 20, 1996 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 6
Sun, Apr 21, 1996 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 7 - 5
Mon, Apr 22, 1996 @ San Francisco Giants Win 11 - 8
Tue, Apr 23, 1996 @ San Francisco Giants Win 8 - 4
Wed, Apr 24, 1996 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 5
Thu, Apr 25, 1996 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 6
Fri, Apr 26, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Apr 27, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Win 6 - 0
Sun, Apr 28, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Win 3 - 2
Mon, Apr 29, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Loss 0 - 2
Tue, Apr 30, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 5 - 7
Wed, May 1, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 0
Fri, May 3, 1996 vs Montreal Expos Win 4 - 1
Sat, May 4, 1996 vs Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 2
Sun, May 5, 1996 vs Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 5
Mon, May 6, 1996 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 11 - 5
Tue, May 7, 1996 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 5
Wed, May 8, 1996 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Thu, May 9, 1996 @ Montreal Expos Win 11 - 4
Fri, May 10, 1996 @ Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 5
Sat, May 11, 1996 @ Montreal Expos Loss 9 - 10 (13)
Sun, May 12, 1996 @ Montreal Expos Loss 6 - 7
Mon, May 13, 1996 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 0 - 6
Tue, May 14, 1996 @ Chicago Cubs Win 6 - 3
Wed, May 15, 1996 @ Chicago Cubs Win 7 - 5
Thu, May 16, 1996 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 1 - 13
Fri, May 17, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 2
Sat, May 18, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 2 (11)
Sun, May 19, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 3
Mon, May 20, 1996 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 3 - 5
Tue, May 21, 1996 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 8
Wed, May 22, 1996 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 5
Fri, May 24, 1996 vs Chicago Cubs Win 8 - 7 (10)
Sat, May 25, 1996 vs Chicago Cubs Win 5 - 2
Sun, May 26, 1996 vs Chicago Cubs Win 7 - 2
Mon, May 27, 1996 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 5 - 3
Tue, May 28, 1996 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 5 - 6
Wed, May 29, 1996 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 4
Fri, May 31, 1996 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 4 - 6
Sat, Jun 1, 1996 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Sun, Jun 2, 1996 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 2
Tue, Jun 4, 1996 vs Colorado Rockies Win 16 - 8
Wed, Jun 5, 1996 vs Colorado Rockies Win 4 - 1
Thu, Jun 6, 1996 vs Colorado Rockies Loss 7 - 14
Fri, Jun 7, 1996 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 11 - 5
Sat, Jun 8, 1996 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 3
Sun, Jun 9, 1996 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 2 - 1
Mon, Jun 10, 1996 @ Colorado Rockies Win 10 - 9
Tue, Jun 11, 1996 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 5 - 7
Wed, Jun 12, 1996 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 0 - 8
Thu, Jun 13, 1996 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 8 - 12
Fri, Jun 14, 1996 @ San Francisco Giants Win 9 - 1
Sat, Jun 15, 1996 @ San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 3
Sun, Jun 16, 1996 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 7 - 8
Mon, Jun 17, 1996 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 4
Tue, Jun 18, 1996 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 6 (10)
Wed, Jun 19, 1996 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 7 - 10
Thu, Jun 20, 1996 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 4 - 2
Fri, Jun 21, 1996 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 11 - 3
Sat, Jun 22, 1996 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 3
Sun, Jun 23, 1996 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 4
Tue, Jun 25, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Win 9 - 4
Wed, Jun 26, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Win 4 - 3
Fri, Jun 28, 1996 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 7
Sat, Jun 29, 1996 vs New York Mets Win 9 - 1
Sun, Jun 30, 1996 vs New York Mets Win 9 - 3
Mon, Jul 1, 1996 vs Florida Marlins Win 6 - 2
Tue, Jul 2, 1996 vs Florida Marlins Win 4 - 3 (12)
Wed, Jul 3, 1996 vs Florida Marlins Win 4 - 3
Thu, Jul 4, 1996 @ Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 2
Fri, Jul 5, 1996 @ Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 1
Sat, Jul 6, 1996 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Jul 7, 1996 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 9
Thu, Jul 11, 1996 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 8
Fri, Jul 12, 1996 @ New York Mets Win 3 - 1
Sun, Jul 14, 1996 @ New York Mets Loss 3 - 10
Sun, Jul 14, 1996 @ New York Mets Win 7 - 5 (11)
Mon, Jul 15, 1996 @ Florida Marlins Loss 5 - 15
Tue, Jul 16, 1996 @ Florida Marlins Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Jul 17, 1996 @ Florida Marlins Loss 2 - 11
Thu, Jul 18, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 3
Fri, Jul 19, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 6
Sat, Jul 20, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Win 2 - 1
Sun, Jul 21, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Win 4 - 3 (10)
Mon, Jul 22, 1996 vs San Diego Padres Win 1 - 0
Tue, Jul 23, 1996 vs San Diego Padres Loss 4 - 7
Wed, Jul 24, 1996 vs San Diego Padres Win 6 - 4 (10)
Fri, Jul 26, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 4 - 3
Sat, Jul 27, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 5 - 6 (11)
Sun, Jul 28, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 2
Mon, Jul 29, 1996 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 2 - 1