1997 Houston Astros

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84-78 Lost NLDS
Record Outcome

1997 Houston Astros

What was the record of the 1997 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a 84-78 record. They went 46-35 at home and 38-43 on the road. Including the postseason, the Houston Astros went 84-81. Their final game was a loss in the NL Divisional Series to the Atlanta Braves.

What division did the 1997 Houston Astros play in?

The 1997 Houston Astros played in the Central Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1997 Houston Astros?

During the regular season, the 1997 Houston Astros went 31-17 against their NL Central opponents.

Who won the NL Central in 1997?

The Astros won the NL Central in the 1997 season with a 84-78 record. The Pirates finished 5 games back with a 79-83 record. The Reds finished 8 games back with a 76-86 record. The Cardinals finished 11 games back with a 73-89 record. The Cubs finished 16 games back with a 68-94 record.

What was the 1997 Houston Astros record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Chicago Cubs 9-3 75% +21
St. Louis Cardinals 9-3 75% +14
Cincinnati Reds 7-5 58.3% +9
Pittsburgh Pirates 6-6 50% +8

What was the 1997 Houston Astros record by month?

The 1997 Houston Astros had their best month in July, when they went 19-7 and had a 73.1% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 11-17 and had a 39.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 15-11 57.7% +21
May 11-17 39.3% -16
June 14-14 50% -6
July 19-7 73.1% +59
August 11-17 39.3% +12
September 14-12 53.8% +47

Did the 1997 Houston Astros make the Postseason?

Yes, the Houston Astros made the Postseason in 1997. They lost their only series against the Atlanta Braves in the NL Divisional Series.

What was the run differential for the 1997 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a run differential of +117. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Astros could have been expected to have about 93.0 wins, or a 93-69 record in the regular season.

How did the 1997 Houston Astros perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1997 Houston Astros went 22-27.

How did the 1997 Houston Astros perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1997 Houston Astros went 8-11 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1997 Houston Astros?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1997 Houston Astros was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1997 Houston Astros?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Astros had during the 1997 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1997 Houston Astros Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 1, 1997 vs Atlanta Braves Win 2 - 1
Wed, Apr 2, 1997 vs Atlanta Braves Win 4 - 3
Thu, Apr 3, 1997 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 3
Fri, Apr 4, 1997 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2 (11)
Sat, Apr 5, 1997 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 2
Sun, Apr 6, 1997 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2
Tue, Apr 8, 1997 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 4
Wed, Apr 9, 1997 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 4 (12)
Thu, Apr 10, 1997 @ Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 3
Fri, Apr 11, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Apr 12, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 5
Sun, Apr 13, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 6
Mon, Apr 14, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 2 (10)
Tue, Apr 15, 1997 vs Montreal Expos Loss 5 - 7
Wed, Apr 16, 1997 vs Montreal Expos Win 10 - 2
Fri, Apr 18, 1997 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 5
Sat, Apr 19, 1997 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 2 - 1
Sun, Apr 20, 1997 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 1
Tue, Apr 22, 1997 @ San Diego Padres Win 12 - 3
Wed, Apr 23, 1997 @ San Diego Padres Win 11 - 7
Fri, Apr 25, 1997 vs San Francisco Giants Win 5 - 4
Sat, Apr 26, 1997 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 2
Sun, Apr 27, 1997 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Apr 28, 1997 vs Colorado Rockies Loss 6 - 7 (10)
Tue, Apr 29, 1997 vs Colorado Rockies Win 3 - 1
Wed, Apr 30, 1997 @ Montreal Expos Loss 6 - 8
Thu, May 1, 1997 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 4
Fri, May 2, 1997 vs Florida Marlins Win 2 - 1
Sat, May 3, 1997 vs Florida Marlins Loss 8 - 9 (13)
Sun, May 4, 1997 vs Florida Marlins Win 1 - 0
Mon, May 5, 1997 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 9 - 2
Tue, May 6, 1997 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 5
Wed, May 7, 1997 vs New York Mets Loss 1 - 4
Thu, May 8, 1997 vs New York Mets Win 4 - 2
Fri, May 9, 1997 @ Florida Marlins Loss 2 - 3
Sat, May 10, 1997 @ Florida Marlins Win 4 - 2
Sun, May 11, 1997 @ Florida Marlins Loss 3 - 6
Mon, May 12, 1997 @ Florida Marlins Loss 4 - 11
Tue, May 13, 1997 @ New York Mets Loss 3 - 4
Wed, May 14, 1997 @ New York Mets Win 1 - 0
Fri, May 16, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 12 - 7
Sat, May 17, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 4
Sun, May 18, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 5
Mon, May 19, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 9 - 5
Tue, May 20, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 7
Wed, May 21, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 3 (14)
Fri, May 23, 1997 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 7 - 8
Sat, May 24, 1997 @ Colorado Rockies Win 7 - 0
Sun, May 25, 1997 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 5 - 8
Mon, May 26, 1997 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 4
Tue, May 27, 1997 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Thu, May 29, 1997 vs San Diego Padres Win 10 - 6
Fri, May 30, 1997 vs San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 9
Sat, May 31, 1997 vs San Diego Padres Loss 5 - 12
Sun, Jun 1, 1997 vs San Diego Padres Loss 3 - 6
Mon, Jun 2, 1997 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 2 - 0
Tue, Jun 3, 1997 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 4 - 3 (10)
Wed, Jun 4, 1997 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 2
Thu, Jun 5, 1997 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 5 - 6
Fri, Jun 6, 1997 @ San Diego Padres Win 8 - 7
Sat, Jun 7, 1997 @ San Diego Padres Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Sun, Jun 8, 1997 @ San Diego Padres Win 9 - 0
Mon, Jun 9, 1997 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 8
Tue, Jun 10, 1997 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 3
Wed, Jun 11, 1997 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 5 - 10
Fri, Jun 13, 1997 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 8
Sat, Jun 14, 1997 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 6
Sun, Jun 15, 1997 vs Minnesota Twins Win 3 - 2
Mon, Jun 16, 1997 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Jun 17, 1997 @ Kansas City Royals Win 10 - 2
Wed, Jun 18, 1997 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 6
Fri, Jun 20, 1997 vs Chicago Cubs Win 7 - 3
Sat, Jun 21, 1997 vs Chicago Cubs Win 7 - 3
Sun, Jun 22, 1997 vs Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 1
Mon, Jun 23, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 6
Tue, Jun 24, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 8
Wed, Jun 25, 1997 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 5 - 1
Thu, Jun 26, 1997 @ Chicago Cubs Win 7 - 6 (10)
Fri, Jun 27, 1997 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Jun 28, 1997 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 2 - 5
Sun, Jun 29, 1997 @ Chicago Cubs Win 10 - 8
Mon, Jun 30, 1997 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 6
Tue, Jul 1, 1997 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 6 - 8
Wed, Jul 2, 1997 vs Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 2
Thu, Jul 3, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Jul 4, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Jul 5, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 2 - 1
Sun, Jul 6, 1997 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 6 - 5
Thu, Jul 10, 1997 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 0
Fri, Jul 11, 1997 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 10 - 0
Sat, Jul 12, 1997 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 3 (10)
Sun, Jul 13, 1997 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 5
Mon, Jul 14, 1997 @ Chicago Cubs Win 9 - 7 (15)
Tue, Jul 15, 1997 @ Chicago Cubs Win 5 - 3
Wed, Jul 16, 1997 vs San Francisco Giants Win 8 - 1
Thu, Jul 17, 1997 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Jul 18, 1997 @ Montreal Expos Win 2 - 0
Sat, Jul 19, 1997 @ Montreal Expos Win 8 - 6
Sun, Jul 20, 1997 @ Montreal Expos Win 9 - 0
Tue, Jul 22, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 2
Wed, Jul 23, 1997 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 2
Thu, Jul 24, 1997 vs Montreal Expos Win 10 - 5
Fri, Jul 25, 1997 vs Montreal Expos Win 5 - 2
Sat, Jul 26, 1997 vs Montreal Expos Win 9 - 8 (10)
Sun, Jul 27, 1997 vs Montreal Expos Win 7 - 2
Mon, Jul 28, 1997 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Jul 29, 1997 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 4
Wed, Jul 30, 1997 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 4
Fri, Aug 1, 1997 vs New York Mets Loss 5 - 8 (10)
Sat, Aug 2, 1997 vs New York Mets Win 6 - 0
Sun, Aug 3, 1997 vs New York Mets Win 3 - 2
Mon, Aug 4, 1997 @ Florida Marlins Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Aug 5, 1997 @ Florida Marlins Loss 5 - 6
Wed, Aug 6, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 4 - 6
Thu, Aug 7, 1997 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 5 - 6 (11)
Fri, Aug 8, 1997 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 6
Sat, Aug 9, 1997 @ New York Mets Win 8 - 3
Sun, Aug 10, 1997 @ New York Mets Win 11 - 8
Mon, Aug 11, 1997 @ New York Mets Win 8 - 3
Tue, Aug 12, 1997 vs Florida Marlins Win 13 - 2
Wed, Aug 13, 1997 vs Florida Marlins Loss 6 - 8