59-79, 4th in AL West

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  1. In this Aug. 30, 2014, photo, Houston Astros designated hitter Chris Carter watches his fly out in the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Ranger in Houston. Carter hit a major league-leading 12 home runs last month to move past early season struggles and put him in position to become one of the most anonymous players in years to win the home run title. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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    In this Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter stands on the field during an umpire review in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Houston. The Astros fired Porter on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization." (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)

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  2. In this Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter, center, congratulates Jason Castro after he scored during the second inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Houston. The Astros fired Porter on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization." (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)

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    In this Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter stands on the field during an umpire review in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Houston. The Astros fired Porter on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization." (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)

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  3. FILE - SEPTEMBER 1: According to reports September 1, 2014, the Houston Astros have fired manager Bo Porter. KISSIMMEE, FL - FEBRUARY 21: Manager Bo Porter #16 of the Houston Astros poses for a portrait during photo day on February 21, 2014 at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter, right, talks to home plate umpire Chris Conroy, left, during the third inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Houston. The Astros have fired manager Bo Porter in his second season with the club. General manager Jeff Luhnow says the decision wasn't based on Houston's record but because "we need a new direction in our clubhouse." The Astros entered Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in fourth place in the AL West with a 59-79 record, second worst in the league. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

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  4. FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2013, file photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter, left, yells at home plate umpire Mark Ripperger after being ejected in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif. The Astros have fired manager Bo Porter in his second season with the club. General manager Jeff Luhnow says the decision wasn't based on Houston's record but because "we need a new direction in our clubhouse." The Astros entered Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in fourth place in the AL West with a 59-79 record, second worst in the league. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

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    FILE - In this June 7, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter makes a pitching change in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis. The Astros have fired manager Bo Porter in his second season with the club. General manager Jeff Luhnow says the decision wasn't based on Houston's record but because "we need a new direction in our clubhouse." The Astros entered Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in fourth place in the AL West with a 59-79 record, second worst in the league. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

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  5. HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 31: Chad Qualls #50 of the Houston Astros shakes hands with catcher Jason Castro #15 after the final out against the Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park on August 31, 2014 in Houston, Texas. Houston Astros won 3-2. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 31: Chad Qualls #50 of the Houston Astros throws in the ninth inning against the Texas Rangersat Minute Maid Park on August 31, 2014 in Houston, Texas. Houston Astros won 3-2. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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