Carl Everett - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Dec 22, 1997:Traded John Hudek(P) to NY-N for Carl Everett(OF)
Dec 14, 1999:Traded Carl Everett(OF) to Bos-A for Adam Everett(SS) and Greg Miller(P)

This Date in Astros History

Dec 22, 1997:Reliever John Hudek is traded to the New York Mets for outfielder Carl Everett. The righthander comes from nowhere to make the All-Star team in 1994 but returns to reality, leaving Houston with a 5-7 record and 29 saves over four injury-plagued seasons.
Jun 8, 1998:The Astros greet Todd Jones with five runs in the ninth to bite the Detroit Tigers, 9-5. Doubles by Derek Bell and Carl Everett are the key blows. Everett had homered earlier and notches four RBIs on the night.
Jun 17, 1998:Houston nails closer Jeff Brantley with four runs in the bottom of the ninth to stun the Cardinals, 6-5. After Jeff Bagwell launches a two-run bomb to tie the game, Brad Ausmus singles home Carl Everett with the game-winner. C.J. Nitkowski is the beneficiary, picking up his second win.
Jul 20, 1998:Doug Henry blows the save, allowing a two-run ninth-inning blast to Dante Bichette, but comes out the winner when Tim Bogar singles home Carl Everett for a 10-9 thriller over the Rockies. Everett touches home for the fourth time in the game, notching four hits and driving in three.
Aug 24, 1998:Carl Everett launches a three-run bomb to cap a five-RBI performance as Houston slaps the Cubs, 12-3 to sweep the series. The victory pushes the Astros lead in the NL Central to 10-1/2 games over Chicago. Craig Biggio and Moises Alou join Everett in the home run derby. Shane Reynolds picks up his 16th win.
Sep 27, 1998:Carl Everett triples off Rod Beck in the 11th inning and scores on a sacrifice fly by Richard Hidalgo to drop the Cubs, 4-3. It ends a 102-60 regular season for the Astros (a .629 percentage), most wins in team history.
Sep 29, 1998:Kevin Brown fans 16 Astros in eight innings as he outduels Randy Johnson in Game One of the N.L.D.S. Greg Vaughn's solo homer puts the Padres up by two. Bill Spiers doubles off Trevor Hoffman in the ninth and scores on a Ken Caminiti error but Carl Everett flies to center for the final out. Houston loses, 2-1.
Oct 3, 1998:Houston loses another 2-1 heartbreaker to the Padres in Game Three of the N.L.D.S. A walk to Craig Biggio forces home Carl Everett for their only run off Kevin Brown. Mike Hampton has a no-hitter for the first five innings but is touched for a run in the sixth. Jim Leyritz homers off Scott Elarton for the decisive run. 2-1 is also San Diego's lead in the series.
Apr 6, 1999:The Astros begin their final campaign in the Astrodome by defeating the Cubs, 4-2. Shane Reynolds is the Opening Day winner. Carl Everett and Richard Hidalgo bash solo home runs.
May 25, 1999:Carl Everett singles home Bill Spiers with the winning run for a 2-1, twelve-inning victory over the Rockies. Everett had also doubled home Jeff Bagwell in the eighth for the only other Houston run. Scott Elarton wins in relief as he, Mike Hampton and Billy Wagner limit Colorado to five hits.
Jun 9, 1999:Jeff Bagwell slams three home runs and drives in six as the Astros pound the Chicago White Sox, 13-4, at Comiskey Park. Carl Everett and Tim Bogar also go deep. Bagwell has 20 homers in just 58 games. He is the first Astro to launch three homers in a game thrice.
Jun 20, 1999:Carl Everett launches two homers and drives in six as Houston bombs the Expos, 11-3. His grand slam off Ugueth Urbina comes after Everett was hit in his previous at bat by Dan Smith. Everett had gone deep on Smith earlier. Tim Bogar also homers.
Jul 4, 1999:Surprising everyone by batting lefthanded against lefty Steve Avery, switch-hitter Carl Everett blasts a two-run homer to spark a 5-3 win in Cincinnati that pulls Houston into a tie for the division lead. Derek Bell also goes deep.
Aug 6, 1999:Carl Everett comes off the disabled list with a 4-for-5 performance, a homer and five RBIs to lead the Astros over the Cubs, 6-1, in the opener of a twinbill at Wrigley Field. Jose Lima wins his 15th of the season. Everett sits out the nightcap which Houston loses, 6-0, to rookie Andy Lorraine.
Aug 7, 1999:Russ Johnson drives in six and Carl Everett blasts two solo home runs as Houston rips Chicago, 10-4. Johnson has four hits. Scott Elarton pitches seven solid innings for the victory.
Aug 21, 1999:Astros leave no runners on base in a 5-4 victory over Florida. Jeff Bagwell's solo shot in the ninth wins it after Bill Spiers, Glen Barker and Carl Everett went deep for the other four runs. Doug Henry wins in relief of Jose Lima.
Sep 10, 1999:Ricky Gutierrez rips four hits and drives home the tying run in the bottom of the ninth before Carl Everett sends the crowd away happy with a two-run homer in the 13th for a 6-4 triumph over the Cubs, Houston's eighth straight win. It's Carl's second homer of the night. Billy Wagner, the seventh Astro pitcher, gets the win.
Dec 14, 1999:Outfielder Carl Everett is traded to Boston for infielder Adam Everett and pitcher Greg Miller. In two seasons, Carl Everett blossoms from a reserve outfielder to a star. In 1999, he bats .325 with 25 homers and 108 RBIs.