1979 Houston Astros
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1979 Houston Astros*
Traditional Statistics and Splits (Retrosheet)
Houston Astros - Franchise Page

(Regular Season)

(1979 National League)
Positional Average (Weighted Avg of Options): 0.500 (1-Year) (9-Year) (Long-Run)

Positional Averages for Pitchers (Wgted Avg of Options): "0.500 "vs. Different Values for Starting vs. Relief Pitchers: (Empirical) (Based on Pitchers who Do Both)

Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Position Players
(Sorted by pWORL)
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
23.018.73.0
5.0
22.519.21.9
4.0
20.618.61.0
2.9
19.719.5-0.8
1.1
16.313.81.3
2.8
15.314.8-0.7
0.8
7.35.12.1
2.7
7.15.31.7
2.3
17.718.20.5
2.3
17.418.40.1
1.9
9.68.51.2
2.1
9.09.10.2
1.0
15.213.50.7
2.1
14.514.2-0.7
0.7
10.711.1-0.3
0.7
11.210.60.7
1.8
1.71.30.5
0.7
1.61.40.3
0.5
7.37.8-0.3
0.4
6.78.4-1.5
-0.8
5.45.7-0.2
0.4
5.06.1-0.8
-0.2
17.418.1-1.6
0.1
16.818.7-2.8
-1.1
0.20.20.0
0.0
0.30.10.1
0.1
0.00.00.0
0.0
0.00.0-0.0
-0.0
0.20.3-0.0
-0.0
0.30.20.1
0.1
0.40.6-0.2
-0.1
0.40.6-0.2
-0.2
0.10.3-0.2
-0.2
0.10.2-0.1
-0.1
3.94.2-0.8
-0.4
3.94.1-0.6
-0.2
0.91.5-0.5
-0.4
1.01.4-0.3
-0.2
0.20.7-0.5
-0.4
0.40.6-0.2
-0.1
1.12.0-0.9
-0.7
1.31.8-0.5
-0.4
2.84.0-1.1
-0.8
3.13.7-0.6
-0.3
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
162.0154.03.9
19.4
157.7158.3-4.9
10.6


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Pitchers
(Sorted by pWORL)
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
20.116.05.5
7.6
19.716.44.9
7.0
18.315.83.5
5.5
17.017.11.2
3.3
8.26.61.4
2.7
8.26.61.5
2.8
12.512.01.0
2.6
12.711.81.6
3.2
9.58.81.3
2.4
9.68.71.6
2.7
4.32.91.5
2.0
3.73.60.3
0.8
6.76.60.5
1.3
7.06.31.1
1.9
1.30.60.7
0.8
1.10.80.3
0.4
1.41.10.3
0.5
1.21.2-0.0
0.1
0.70.70.0
0.2
0.60.9-0.3
-0.2
0.50.40.1
0.2
0.40.4-0.0
0.1
0.10.00.1
0.1
0.10.00.1
0.1
0.00.1-0.0
-0.0
0.00.1-0.0
-0.0
0.10.2-0.2
-0.1
0.10.2-0.1
-0.1
0.91.3-0.4
-0.3
1.11.10.1
0.2
0.51.3-0.8
-0.6
0.81.0-0.3
-0.1
0.61.7-1.1
-0.9
0.91.3-0.4
-0.2
3.35.0-1.5
-1.0
3.84.5-0.5
0.0
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
89.081.011.9
23.0
87.982.011.0
22.0


pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
TEAM TOTALS
251.0235.015.8
42.3
245.7240.36.0
32.6


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Position Players
(Sorted by pWORL)
Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
Player eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
13.211.1
0.543
2.01.8
0.519
0.00.0
0.000
7.26.3
0.534
11.811.5
0.508
2.01.8
0.530
0.00.0
0.000
5.96.2
0.490
10.310.0
0.506
1.81.5
0.544
0.00.0
0.000
3.33.3
0.503
4.83.4
0.585
0.50.4
0.560
0.00.0
0.000
1.71.5
0.538
9.711.7
0.452
1.41.3
0.530
0.00.0
0.000
6.45.5
0.536
5.35.3
0.500
0.70.7
0.512
0.00.0
0.000
3.03.1
0.494
8.58.4
0.500
1.61.2
0.580
0.00.0
0.000
4.54.5
0.497
6.56.6
0.495
1.00.9
0.542
0.00.0
0.000
3.73.0
0.549
1.51.3
0.535
0.10.0
0.628
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.537
4.86.4
0.426
0.30.4
0.432
0.00.0
0.000
1.71.5
0.529
2.63.4
0.434
0.60.4
0.572
0.00.0
0.000
1.92.2
0.466
11.412.6
0.475
1.61.7
0.487
0.00.0
0.000
3.84.3
0.473
0.10.0
0.765
0.00.0
0.411
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.1
0.493
0.00.0
0.000
-0.00.0
-3.467
0.00.0
0.973
0.00.0
0.000
0.30.2
0.623
0.00.0
0.209
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.059
0.30.6
0.313
0.00.0
0.957
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.0
0.704
0.10.2
0.246
0.00.0
0.201
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.818
3.23.3
0.497
0.20.2
0.458
0.00.0
0.000
0.60.7
0.465
0.50.7
0.417
0.30.4
0.402
0.00.0
0.000
0.30.3
0.478
0.40.5
0.412
0.00.0
0.644
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.265
1.01.4
0.422
0.10.1
0.533
0.00.0
0.000
0.20.4
0.343
2.12.7
0.436
0.30.4
0.475
0.00.0
0.000
0.70.7
0.504
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
98.3101.5
0.492
14.513.2
0.524
0.00.0
0.973
45.143.5
0.509


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Pitchers
(Sorted by pWORL)
Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
Player eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
1.02.2
0.324
0.10.3
0.271
17.714.2
0.556
0.40.3
0.568
0.61.7
0.268
0.10.1
0.518
15.915.0
0.515
0.40.3
0.606
0.10.1
0.669
0.00.0
0.086
7.66.2
0.551
0.30.3
0.526
0.61.2
0.355
0.00.0
0.683
11.510.3
0.527
0.50.4
0.547
0.51.1
0.329
0.10.1
0.523
8.57.5
0.531
0.30.1
0.692
0.10.2
0.256
0.00.0
0.159
3.53.2
0.525
0.10.1
0.383
0.40.5
0.463
0.10.0
0.551
6.25.7
0.524
0.20.1
0.687
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.00.8
0.581
0.00.0
0.499
0.10.1
0.532
0.00.0
0.595
1.11.1
0.487
0.00.1
0.465
0.00.0
0.006
0.00.0
0.000
0.60.8
0.417
0.00.0
0.235
0.00.0
0.017
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.4
0.479
0.00.0
0.881
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.0
0.718
0.00.0
0.059
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.1
0.312
0.00.0
0.068
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.2
0.295
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.1
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.11.0
0.516
0.00.0
0.678
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.81.0
0.444
0.00.0
0.202
0.00.0
0.905
-0.00.0
-1.516
0.91.2
0.432
0.00.0
0.301
0.10.4
0.205
0.00.0
0.798
3.74.0
0.480
0.00.0
0.515
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
3.77.4
0.330
0.30.5
0.412
81.072.8
0.526
2.41.8
0.567


Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
TEAM TOTALS
102.0108.9
0.484
14.813.7
0.521
81.072.8
0.526
47.545.4
0.511


eWin, eLoss, eWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Alan Ashby6.68.2-1.5
Bruce Bochy3.03.7-0.6
Luis Pujols1.31.8-0.5
Reggie Baldwin0.00.0-0.0
Alan Knicely0.00.1-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL11.013.9-2.6
  
First Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Cesar Cedeno10.410.2-0.8
Bob Watson3.94.0-0.5
Enos Cabell2.82.8-0.3
Art Howe0.20.2-0.1
Reggie Baldwin0.10.2-0.1
Dave Bergman0.00.1-0.1
Jesus Alou0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL17.317.5-1.9
  
Second Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Rafael Landestoy8.88.60.3
Art Howe6.56.60.0
Julio C. Gonzalez3.03.3-0.3
Jimmy Sexton0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL18.318.60.0
  
Third Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Enos Cabell14.215.7-2.2
Art Howe4.13.20.7
Julio C. Gonzalez0.10.3-0.2
Jimmy Sexton0.00.00.0
Alan Knicely0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL18.419.2-1.6
  
Shortstop
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Craig Reynolds17.418.20.2
Julio C. Gonzalez1.72.3-0.4
Jimmy Sexton0.60.7-0.1
Rafael Landestoy0.10.2-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.721.4-0.4
  
Left Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Jose Cruz Sr.22.319.31.7
Denny Walling0.70.30.4
Danny Heep0.20.10.0
Terry Puhl0.10.2-0.1
Jesus Alou0.20.10.1
Tom Wiedenbauer0.00.1-0.1
Jeffrey Leonard0.10.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL23.620.22.0
  
Center Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Terry Puhl14.413.10.7
Cesar Cedeno4.94.50.2
Jeffrey Leonard2.41.90.4
Tom Wiedenbauer0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.719.61.2
  
Right Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Jeffrey Leonard11.911.7-0.8
Terry Puhl5.25.9-1.3
Denny Walling4.03.50.3
Tom Wiedenbauer0.20.10.1
Jesus Alou0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.221.2-1.7
  
Designated Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.00.00.0
  
Pinch Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Denny Walling2.41.50.9
Jesus Alou1.31.4-0.0
Art Howe0.40.5-0.2
Jeffrey Leonard0.30.4-0.1
Danny Heep0.20.4-0.2
Reggie Baldwin0.30.3-0.0
Jimmy Sexton0.30.3-0.0
Julio C. Gonzalez0.20.20.0
Dave Bergman0.20.10.1
Rafael Landestoy0.10.2-0.1
Craig Reynolds0.10.2-0.1
Alan Knicely0.10.2-0.1
Terry Puhl0.10.2-0.1
Alan Ashby0.10.10.0
Bob Watson0.10.1-0.0
Cesar Cedeno0.00.1-0.1
Bruce Bochy0.00.1-0.0
Jose Cruz Sr.0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL6.16.40.0
  
Pinch Runner
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Jimmy Sexton0.20.4-0.2
Julio C. Gonzalez0.00.00.0
Rafael Landestoy0.10.00.0
Denny Walling0.00.00.0
Tom Wiedenbauer0.00.00.0
Mike Mendoza0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.30.5-0.2
  
Pitcher Offense
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
J.R. Richard1.12.4-0.2
Joe Niekro0.71.8-0.2
Joaquin Andujar0.71.20.0
Ken Forsch0.61.20.0
Rick Williams0.50.60.2
Vern Ruhle0.10.4-0.1
Randy Niemann0.10.2-0.0
Joe Sambito0.10.10.1
Frank Riccelli0.10.10.0
Frank LaCorte0.00.1-0.0
George Throop0.00.0-0.0
Tom Dixon0.00.00.0
Bo McLaughlin0.00.0-0.0
Bert Roberge0.00.0-0.0
Pete Ladd0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL4.08.0-0.2
  
Starting Pitching
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
J.R. Richard18.114.53.9
Joe Niekro16.315.31.2
Joaquin Andujar9.48.41.2
Ken Forsch8.77.61.1
Rick Williams5.75.30.5
Vern Ruhle3.23.3-0.1
Randy Niemann2.52.10.4
Frank LaCorte0.80.9-0.1
Frank Riccelli0.80.60.2
Tom Dixon0.10.2-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL65.858.38.3
  
Relief Pitching
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Joe Sambito8.06.51.2
Joaquin Andujar2.52.40.1
Randy Niemann1.11.2-0.1
Tom Dixon0.81.0-0.2
Bert Roberge1.10.80.3
Bo McLaughlin0.81.0-0.2
George Throop0.60.8-0.2
Vern Ruhle0.50.8-0.3
Rick Williams0.70.50.2
Frank Riccelli0.40.5-0.2
Pete Ladd0.40.4-0.0
Frank LaCorte0.30.20.0
Gary S. Wilson0.10.2-0.1
Bobby Sprowl0.10.00.1
Ken Forsch0.10.00.1
Gordie Pladson0.00.1-0.0
Mike Mendoza0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL17.416.50.4


Team eWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1979 Houston Astros8.5-2.6-1.90.0-1.6-0.42.01.2-1.7-0.1


pWin, pLoss, pWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Alan Ashby7.27.7-0.5
Bruce Bochy2.83.9-1.1
Luis Pujols1.12.0-0.9
Reggie Baldwin0.00.0-0.0
Alan Knicely0.00.1-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL11.113.7-2.4
  
First Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Cesar Cedeno11.19.40.8
Bob Watson3.84.1-0.7
Enos Cabell2.72.8-0.4
Art Howe0.20.10.1
Reggie Baldwin0.00.3-0.3
Dave Bergman0.00.1-0.1
Jesus Alou0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL18.016.8-0.6
  
Second Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Rafael Landestoy9.48.11.5
Art Howe6.36.9-0.4
Julio C. Gonzalez3.23.00.2
Jimmy Sexton0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL18.918.01.2
  
Third Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Enos Cabell14.715.2-1.1
Art Howe3.83.50.2
Julio C. Gonzalez0.10.3-0.2
Jimmy Sexton0.00.00.0
Alan Knicely0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL18.619.0-1.1
  
Shortstop
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Craig Reynolds17.518.10.5
Julio C. Gonzalez1.82.2-0.4
Jimmy Sexton0.50.8-0.3
Rafael Landestoy0.10.2-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.921.2-0.2
  
Left Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Jose Cruz Sr.23.018.73.0
Denny Walling0.80.20.6
Danny Heep0.20.10.1
Terry Puhl0.20.10.0
Jesus Alou0.30.00.2
Tom Wiedenbauer0.00.1-0.1
Jeffrey Leonard0.10.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL24.519.33.8
  
Center Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Terry Puhl15.312.22.5
Cesar Cedeno5.24.30.7
Jeffrey Leonard2.42.00.3
Tom Wiedenbauer0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL22.818.53.5
  
Right Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Jeffrey Leonard12.411.20.2
Terry Puhl5.16.0-1.3
Denny Walling4.13.40.5
Tom Wiedenbauer0.20.10.2
Jesus Alou0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.820.7-0.5
  
Designated Hitter
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.00.00.0
  
Pinch Hitter
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Denny Walling2.41.51.0
Jesus Alou1.41.20.3
Art Howe0.30.6-0.2
Jeffrey Leonard0.40.30.1
Danny Heep0.20.5-0.3
Reggie Baldwin0.20.4-0.2
Jimmy Sexton0.20.3-0.1
Julio C. Gonzalez0.30.10.2
Dave Bergman0.20.20.1
Rafael Landestoy0.10.3-0.2
Craig Reynolds0.10.20.0
Alan Knicely0.10.2-0.1
Terry Puhl0.00.2-0.1
Alan Ashby0.20.00.1
Bob Watson0.00.1-0.1
Cesar Cedeno0.00.1-0.1
Bruce Bochy0.00.1-0.0
Jose Cruz Sr.0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL6.26.40.2
  
Pinch Runner
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Jimmy Sexton0.20.4-0.2
Julio C. Gonzalez0.00.00.0
Rafael Landestoy0.00.00.0
Denny Walling0.00.00.0
Tom Wiedenbauer0.00.00.0
Mike Mendoza0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.30.4-0.1
  
Pitcher Offense
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
J.R. Richard1.22.3-0.0
Joe Niekro0.81.6-0.1
Joaquin Andujar0.81.00.3
Ken Forsch0.71.10.1
Rick Williams0.40.60.1
Vern Ruhle0.00.4-0.2
Randy Niemann0.00.3-0.1
Joe Sambito0.20.10.2
Frank Riccelli0.10.10.0
Frank LaCorte0.00.1-0.0
George Throop0.00.0-0.0
Tom Dixon0.00.00.0
Bo McLaughlin0.00.0-0.0
Bert Roberge0.00.0-0.0
Pete Ladd0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL4.37.70.3
  
Starting Pitching
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
J.R. Richard18.913.75.5
Joe Niekro17.514.23.5
Joaquin Andujar9.18.70.6
Ken Forsch8.77.61.2
Rick Williams5.75.40.4
Vern Ruhle3.03.5-0.5
Randy Niemann3.01.61.4
Frank LaCorte0.71.0-0.3
Frank Riccelli0.90.60.3
Tom Dixon0.10.3-0.2
------ ------ ------
TOTAL67.656.511.9
  
Relief Pitching
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Joe Sambito8.06.51.3
Joaquin Andujar2.52.40.1
Randy Niemann1.31.10.2
Tom Dixon0.51.4-0.9
Bert Roberge1.30.60.7
Bo McLaughlin0.51.3-0.7
George Throop0.70.70.1
Vern Ruhle0.21.0-0.8
Rick Williams0.60.6-0.0
Frank Riccelli0.40.4-0.0
Pete Ladd0.50.40.1
Frank LaCorte0.20.3-0.1
Gary S. Wilson0.10.2-0.2
Bobby Sprowl0.10.00.1
Ken Forsch0.10.00.1
Gordie Pladson0.00.1-0.0
Mike Mendoza0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL17.116.8-0.2


Team pWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1979 Houston Astros12.0-2.4-0.61.2-1.1-0.23.83.5-0.50.1


*Player won-loss records are calculated using Retrosheet play-by-play data. For some seasons, Retrosheet does not have full play-by-play data for all games. In these cases, some games may be missing.
The number of Games shown here are the number of games for which Retrosheet play-by-play data exist and were used in these calculations.



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