Astros roster by the numbers
Astros’ Opening Day Roster by the numbers:
9 – Astros players who were also on last year’s Opening Day roster: Castro, Altuve, Dominguez, Harrell, Fields, Corporan, Gonzalez, Peacock and Carter.
4 – Astros players who were on the 2012 Opening Day roster: Harrell, Castro, Altuve, Gonzalez.
8 – Astros players making their first Opening Day roster: Chapman, Cosart, Grossman, Hoes, Krauss, Keuchel, Oberholtzer and Villar.
14 – Astros acquired via trade: Bass, Chapman, Cosart, Fowler, Oberholtzer, Peacock, Carter, Dominguez, Gonzalez, Guzman, Villar, Grossman, Hoes and Krauss.
2 – Astros drafted by club and have played entire career in organization: Keuchel and Castro.
6 – Free agent acquisitions: Altuve (non-drafted), Corporan (Minor League contract), Feldman, Albers, Qualls and Williams.
1 – Rule 5 acquisitions: Fields.
2 – Waiver claims: Harrell and Presley.
1 — Players acquired by former GM Tim Purpura: Altuve.
7 – Players acquired by former GM Ed Wade: Cosart, Harrell, Keuchel, Oberholtzer, Castro, Corporan, Villar.
17 – Players acquired by GM Jeff Luhnow: Everybody else.
20 – Players born in the U.S.
2 – Players born in Texas: Albers and Cosart.
2 – Players born in Hawaii: Williams and Feldman.
1 – Players born in Puerto Rico: Corporan.
1 – Players born in Dominican Republic: Villar.
3 – Players born in Venezuela: Altuve, Gonzalez, Guzman.
35 – Age of oldest player on roster: Qualls.
22 – Age of youngest player on roster: Villar.
26.8 – Average age of the Opening Day roster.
2 – Players with playoff experience: Qualls, Williams.
1 – Players with World Series experience: Qualls.
0 – Players with a World Series championship ring.
11 – Letters in longest last name: Oberholtzer
4 – Letters in shortest last name: Bass and Hoes