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Astros Announce Fourth Replica World Champions Ring Giveaway on August 27

Replica World Champions Rings presented by Coca-Cola to be given to all ticketed fans in attendance on Monday, August 27

For the fourth time this season, the Astros will give fans the opportunity to secure a Replica World Champions Ring presented by Coca-Cola on Monday, August 27, when the Astros take on the division rival Oakland A's at Minute Maid Park.

 

For the fourth time this season, the Astros will give fans the opportunity to secure a Replica World Champions Ring presented by Coca-Cola on Monday, August 27, when the Astros take on the division rival Oakland A's at Minute Maid Park.

 

"The responses we received from our fans for the first three giveaways of the Replica World Champions Ring were extraordinary," said Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan. "We want to do all we can to make sure as many Astros fans get a Replica World Champions Ring as possible."

 

All fans in attendance on August 27 will receive a Replica World Champions Ring presented by Coca-Cola at gates upon entry. Gates will open at the special time of 4:00 p.m., so fans are encouraged to arrive at the ballpark early to receive the promotional giveaway and not miss any of the game, which is scheduled to begin at 7:10 p.m. However, fans will not be allowed to line up for the giveaway prior to 8:00 a.m.

 

Fans should note that distribution of the Replica World Champions Ring giveaway will end at the conclusion of the 6th inning. Any fans entering the ballpark after the end of the 6th inning will not receive a giveaway.

 

As a reminder regarding tickets, all fans must either have their printed tickets in hand or utilize the MLB Ballpark App on their mobile devices to access Minute Maid Park and any Astros Street Fests. PDFs, screenshots or any photos of tickets on a mobile device will NOT be accepted, and the Astros will not be able to print tickets on-site.

 

Single game tickets, season tickets, group tickets and suite rentals are available now and selling out quickly, so fans are encouraged to purchase early. Tickets can be purchased online at www.astros.com/tickets or by phone, toll free, at 1-877-9ASTROS (1-877-927-8767).  

 

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Charlie Morton added to 2018 AL All-Star roster

Marks first-career All-Star selection for the 11-year Major League veteran

HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball announced today that Astros right-handed pitcher Charlie Morton has been added to the American League All-Star roster.

This marks the first-career All-Star selection for Morton, who is in his 11th Major League season and second with the Astros. Morton is in the midst of a career year, as he has gone 11-2 with a 2.96 ERA (37ER/112.1IP) and 146 strikeouts in 19 starts. Among all AL pitchers this season, the right-hander ranks second in winning percentage (.846), third in strikeouts per 9.0 innings (11.70), tied for fourth in wins, sixth in strikeouts and ninth in ERA.

HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball announced today that Astros right-handed pitcher Charlie Morton has been added to the American League All-Star roster.

This marks the first-career All-Star selection for Morton, who is in his 11th Major League season and second with the Astros. Morton is in the midst of a career year, as he has gone 11-2 with a 2.96 ERA (37ER/112.1IP) and 146 strikeouts in 19 starts. Among all AL pitchers this season, the right-hander ranks second in winning percentage (.846), third in strikeouts per 9.0 innings (11.70), tied for fourth in wins, sixth in strikeouts and ninth in ERA.

Morton's addition gives the Astros six players on the AL All-Star roster, as he will join 2B Jose Altuve, 3B Alex Bregman, RHP Gerrit Cole, OF George Springer and RHP Justin Verlander. The Astros are the only team in the Majors with six All-Stars this season, and it marks the second time in franchise history that the Astros have had six All-Stars on one squad, as they also had six All-Stars last season.

Joining the six players will be the entire Astros coaching staff, led by Astros Manager AJ Hinch, who will become the second skipper in franchise history to manage an All-Star Game, joining Phil Garner (2006 NL). Hinch and his staff will also be joined by Rich Dauer, who served as the Astros first base coach from 2015-17 before retiring.

Morton joins Bregman as the sole first-time All-Stars for the Astros this year. Altuve became the first Astros player ever to be Major League Baseball's leading All-Star vote-getter. This will mark his fourth consecutive fan-elected start and sixth overall All-Star selection. Both Cole (2015) and Springer (2017) will be making their second appearances in the Midsummer Classic. This will be the seventh time that Verlander has been named an All-Star, and his first time as an Astro. Prior to this season, he was an All-Star in 2007, and each year between 2009-13. Altuve will be just the second Astros player to start four All-Star games, joining Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, who started four straight for the NL squad from 1995-98 (all at second base).

The Astros will also be represented in the 2018 T-Mobile Home Run Derby by Bregman, who will become the fifth player in franchise history to compete in a Home Run Derby, joining Lance Berkman (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008), Moises Alou (1998), Hall of Famer Jeff Bagwell (1994, 1996-97, 1999) and Glenn Davis (1989). The 2018 T-Mobile Home Run Derby will be held on Monday at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, and broadcast live by ESPN and MLB.com beginning at 7 p.m. CT.

The 89th MLB All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday, July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.

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Mano's Wine and Houston Astros Partner on 'Championship Ring' Wine

The Houston Astros and Mano's Wine have partnered to create a line of limited-edition wines featuring their unique ring design to commemorate the first World Championship in Astros franchise history. The best pairing to any Astros victory!

 

The Houston Astros and Mano's Wine have partnered to create a line of limited-edition wines featuring their unique ring design to commemorate the first World Championship in Astros franchise history. The best pairing to any Astros victory!

 

"We are thrilled to partner with Mano's Wines on the 'Championship Ring' wine," said Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan. "Our fans have embraced our World Championship Ring as a unique and special symbol of the historic 2017 season, and this special-edition wine is another great way to showcase it. We look forward to giving Houston many more memorable seasons and reasons to celebrate."

 

The "Astros Reserve" is a limited-edition Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon and Monterey Merlot handcrafted reserve. This blend has been aged for 15 months in a combination of French and American Oak barrels. It is a "taste of victory" that will serve as the perfect collectable for any fan.

 

"We are extremely excited to work with such a great organization on a product that will commemorate their 2017 Championship season," said Kyle Rensenhouse, Mano's Wine owner. "This was a historic moment for the Houston Astros and we are ecstatic to share in every fan's celebration."

 

As an urban winery, Mano's features an esteemed collection of wine makers who have been carefully selected from the best vineyards from around the world. Everything is shipped to Mano's national headquarters, where we blend, age, finish, and handcraft each bottle. This process allows us to carefully select the best climate and growing conditions, ensuring the highest quality wines year after year.

 

The wines can be purchased online at www.ManosWine.com and coming soon to Krogers, Potente, Osso & Kristalla, and HEB.

 

https://www.manoswine.com/mlb-wine/houston-astros

 

For Interviews, Product Requests and Media Inquiries: Please contact Ryan Davis at RDavis@manosinc.com

 

About Mano's Wines:

Mano's was founded in 1982, and specializes in deep etched and hand-painted bottles of wine. Mano's started as a corporate gift company and quickly merged into the unique wine company that designs bottles of wine for numerous institutions including MLB, NHL, NFL, MLS, collegiate institutions and more.

 

Mano's Wines

P. 877-627-0545

1919 CHERRY ST. KANSAS CITY, MO 64108

www.manoswine.com

 

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Harris County - Houston Sports Authority Extends Lease on Minute Maid Park through 2050

Twenty-year extension of original lease reflects the community's pledge to the Houston Astros and their commitment to stay downtown

Today at its public Board meeting, the Harris County - Houston Sports Authority Board of Directors voted to approve an extension of the Astros lease at Minute Maid Park through 2050. The home for the MLB Houston Astros since 2000, the original lease agreement was set to expire in March of 2030.

 

Today at its public Board meeting, the Harris County - Houston Sports Authority Board of Directors voted to approve an extension of the Astros lease at Minute Maid Park through 2050. The home for the MLB Houston Astros since 2000, the original lease agreement was set to expire in March of 2030.

 

"The Sports Authority's Board of Directors has worked very hard to be a good landlord to the team, as well as to protect the community's investment and ensure that the stadium remains state-of-the-art," said Sports Authority Chairman J. Kent Friedman. "The venue has been a great addition to the downtown landscape for fans and players alike. The Sports Authority is proud to support our reigning World Champions, and this lease extension furthers the commitment to maintaining Minute Maid Park for many years to come."

 

The details of the lease extension include a rent increase in the amount of $1 million beginning this year for the remainder of the original lease (through 2030) and an additional $1 million increase for the 20-year extension (through 2050). The majority of these funds will be directed towards maintenance and capital repairs at Minute Maid Park.

 

"The Astros look forward to furthering our investment in downtown Houston and calling Minute Maid Park our home through 2050," said Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane. "We appreciate the commitment of the Harris County - Houston Sports Authority to keep the Astros in the heart of downtown, and we remain committed to making the fan experience at Minute Maid Park first class."

 

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Astros name Minor League Players of the Month for June

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros player development department has named its players of the month for June for both their full-season and Dominican Summer League clubs. The players of the month are as follows:

OF Kyle Tucker - Player of the Month
LHP Patrick Sandoval - Pitcher of the Month
1B/OF Victor Mascai - DSL Player of the Month
RHP Ernesto Jaquez - DSL Pitcher of the Month  

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros player development department has named its players of the month for June for both their full-season and Dominican Summer League clubs. The players of the month are as follows:

OF Kyle Tucker - Player of the Month
LHP Patrick Sandoval - Pitcher of the Month
1B/OF Victor Mascai - DSL Player of the Month
RHP Ernesto Jaquez - DSL Pitcher of the Month  

Tucker, 21, hit at a blistering .387 clip (41x106) in 26 games in June, posting eight doubles, one triple, six home runs, 21 RBI and a 1.078 OPS (.427 OBP/.651 SLG), while going 8-for-8 in stolen base attempts. During the month, the left-handed hitter led the Triple A Pacific Coast League in hits and ranked second in runs (22), second in total bases (69), third in batting average, third in slugging percentage and third in OPS. Ranked by MLB.com as the No. 8 prospect in baseball, Tucker put together a tremendous overall season at Triple A Fresno, where he hit .306 (100x327) with 24 doubles, 14 homers, 66 RBI, 14 steals and an .891 OPS (.371 OBP/.520 SLG) prior to making his Major League debut yesterday. Earlier this week, he was named a PCL Midseason All-Star.

Sandoval, 21, has gone his last 34.0 innings without allowing an earned run, a streak he continued with a 5.0-inning, one-hit, nine-strikeout performance on Thursday vs. Myrtle Beach. During the month of June, the southpaw combined to go 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA (0ER/24IP) and 24 strikeouts across five games (3 starts) between Class A Quad Cities (4g) and Class A Advanced Buies Creek (1g). An 11th round selection by the Astros in the 2015 draft, Sandoval was named to the Midwest League Midseason All-Star Team and is in the midst of a breakout season. Over 16 games between Quad Cities (14g) and Buies Creek (2g), he has gone 8-1 with a 2.19 ERA (18ER/74IP), 11 walks, 83 strikeouts and 63 hits allowed.

Mascai, 17, hit .261 (24x92) with five doubles, one triple, four homers and 14 RBI across 24 June games in the DSL. The native of Brazil led all DSL Astros hitters in home runs and RBI during the month.

Jaquez, 19, allowed just one earned run in his 21.0 innings pitched in June for a 0.43 ERA. In five total games (2 starts) during the month, he went 3-0 with 24 strikeouts and just six hits allowed for an .087 opponent batting average. Jaquez ranked second among all DSL pitchers in ERA during the month of June, and led the league in opponent batting average.

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Astros Open Season-Long, 11-Game Homestand on Thursday vs. Chicago White Sox

Whataburger Military Appreciation Night, Kids Day presented by Exclusive Furniture, Game of Thrones® Night, Princess Day and third Replica World Champions Rings giveaway highlight homestand

The Astros return home to Minute Maid Park on Thursday to kick off a season-long, 11-game homestand against the Chicago White Sox (July 5-8), Oakland A's (July 9-12) and Detroit Tigers (July 13-15). Houston enters today's 7:05 p.m. game vs. the Rangers with a half-game lead on the Seattle Mariners for the AL West Division lead.

 

The Astros return home to Minute Maid Park on Thursday to kick off a season-long, 11-game homestand against the Chicago White Sox (July 5-8), Oakland A's (July 9-12) and Detroit Tigers (July 13-15). Houston enters today's 7:05 p.m. game vs. the Rangers with a half-game lead on the Seattle Mariners for the AL West Division lead.

 

Group tickets, suite rentals and single game tickets are available now for as low as $7 for select games. Tickets can be purchased online at www.astros.com/tickets or by phone, toll free, at 1-877-9ASTROS (1-877-927-8767).

 

LAST WEEK FOR ALL-STAR VOTING

This week marks the final opportunity for Astros fans to vote their favorite players into the 2018 MLB All-Star Game at www.astros.com/vote. Astros fans, let's make this an #AllStrosGame! Fans can vote up to five times per day and 35 times throughout the voting period, which ends on Thursday, July 5 at 10:59 p.m. CT. The 89th MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard airs live on July 17 on FOX.

 

TICKET POLICY

As a reminder regarding tickets, all fans must either have their printed tickets in hand or utilize the MLB Ballpark App on their mobile devices to access Minute Maid Park and any Astros Street Fests. PDFs, screenshots or any photos of tickets on a mobile device will NOT be accepted, and the Astros will not be able to print tickets on-site. As part of the Astros' ongoing commitment to the safety of all fans, there is no re-entry into the ballpark once fans are scanned in, a policy consistent with the Astros postseason game day protocol as well as with other sports and entertainment venues around the country.

 

Thursday, July 5 vs. Chicago White Sox - 7:10 p.m.

The Astros will kick off the 11-game homestand with Military Appreciation Night presented by Whataburger on July 5. Whataburger will donate 1,000 complimentary tickets and Whataburger coupons to all five active-duty military branches and veteran's groups to commemorate the special night at the ballpark. The night will start with a special Reenlistment Ceremony on the field prior to the start of the game, featuring soldiers from Ft. Hood. The pregame ceremony will continue with 40 active-duty military members presenting a giant American flag in the outfield. The US Army 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command will present our nation's colors and the 13th ESC Quartet will perform the National Anthem. Additionally, Master Sergeant Jonathan Sullivan will throw out a ceremonial first pitch and receive free Whataburger for a year for his service and sacrifice. MSG Sullivan completed four deployments in support of Operation Southern Watch and Enduring Freedom from 1998-2001 as a Security Forces Specialist in the inaugural 820th Security Forces Group. In 2002, he retrained into Fire Protection and completed three deployments in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn as well as completing a one-year deployment in Honduras with the U.S. Army's Joint Task Force Bravo.

 

Friday, July 6 vs. Chicago White Sox - 7:10 p.m.

This Friday, 10,000 fans will receive Astros Socks presented by Houston Methodist. Fans are encouraged to arrive at the ballpark early to receive any promotional giveaways, as supplies are limited and not guaranteed. However, fans will not be allowed to line up for giveaways prior to 8:00 a.m. on any giveaway day this season.

 

Big and Bright Friday Nights return to Minute Maid Park this Friday with a special Pregame Happy Hour presented by Budweiser at the Budweiser Brew House, where fans can enjoy $6, 16oz Budweiser Signature Draft beer and food specials, a live DJ, corn hole, jenga, and more from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. before every Friday night home game.

 

Come get loud and rowdy every Friday night in the Astros dedicated fan-section, 'StroZone, presented by Texas Mahindra Dealers! This Friday night's 'StroZone includes an exclusive "Home Run Hugs" 'StroZone T-shirt for fans. Tickets for 'StroZone include a seat in the mezzanine and a custom 'StroZone T-shirt unique every Friday. For more information, please visit www.astros.com/strozone.

 

To cap off Big and Bright Friday Night, fans are invited to stay after the game for Friday Night Fireworks, presented by Occidental Petroleum. This Friday's fireworks display will be set to a patriotic musical theme. Upon conclusion of Friday's game and prior to the start of Friday Night Fireworks, fans will be asked to move from the following sections for their safety and enjoyment: Home Run Alley, Escalator Tower Stairs in Center Field, Budweiser Brew House Tiers, Budweiser Batter's Eye Bar, Torchy's Deck, Crawford Boxes and sections 100-109, 205-208, 305-309, and 405-409.

 

Saturday, July 7 vs. Chicago White Sox - 3:10 p.m.

Prior to Saturday's contest, 10,000 fans will receive an Astros Gym Bag presented by Houston Methodist. As previously stated, fans are encouraged to arrive at the ballpark early to receive any promotional giveaways, as supplies are limited and not guaranteed. However, fans will not be allowed to line up for giveaways prior to 8:00 a.m. on any giveaway day this season.

 

Astros outfielder George Springer will be hosting families from SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young for a special meet and greet prior to Saturday's game. The meet and greet will be held in the press conference room following Astros batting practice.

 

Sunday, July 8 vs. Chicago White Sox - 1:10 p.m.

Sunday, July 8 is the first-ever Kids Day presented by Exclusive Furniture! Young Astros fans 12 and under will be able to visit the Kids Zone in Union Station Lobby (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.), take in a game where the music and in-game entertainment will be specially-catered to them, enjoy inflatables and face painters throughout the ballpark, run the bases after the game is over and more. Additionally, 7,500 ticketed young fans ages 12 and under are encouraged to get to the ballpark early to receive their Jose Altuve Replica Jersey, provided in a youth size, at gates. Please note that children must be present to receive Sunday's giveaway and adults will not receive this giveaway, including parents/guardians. This giveaway is intended for ticketed children ages 12 and under only.

 

Please note that all gates will open at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday.

 

Monday, July 9 vs. Oakland A's - 7:10 p.m.

Astros outfielder Josh Reddick will be signing autographs and interacting with fans from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the 11116 Fuqua St. Whataburger location in Houston. He will be joined by Astros mascot Orbit and members of the Astros Coca-Cola Shooting Stars team. Autographs will be limited to the first 225 guests to arrive. Players are subject to change. Due to time constraints, autographs past the first 225 guests are not guaranteed.

 

Astros pitcher Charlie Morton will be honored on the field prior to Monday's game for his 2018 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award nomination. The award is given annually to a Major League player who actively supports service men and women.

 

Tuesday, July 10 vs. Oakland A's - 7:10 p.m.

Join House Astros of Houston as they battle House Athletics of Oakland on the 10th of July at Game of Thrones® Night! Fans are encouraged to come out and enjoy the game dressed as their favorite Game of Thrones® character and have their photo taken on the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms, the real throne used on the set at HBO! The Game of Thrones® Night special ticket package, which includes a Charlie Morton Ruler of the Realm Bobblehead, are still available for purchase at www.astros.com/gameofthrones. Please note, this bobblehead is not a gate giveaway and is only available for Game of Thrones® Night ticket package holders only. Fans who already have a ticket to Tuesday's game can also purchase a Game of Thrones® Night add-on.

 

Every Tuesday night home game is $1 Hot Dog Night presented by Nolan Ryan Beef! Fans can purchase an unlimited number of Nolan Ryan Beef hot dogs at $1 each while supplies last (limit of four per person per concession visit).

 

Prior to Tuesday's evening contest, the Astros Foundation and Gardner Denver will welcome Houston Fire Department Station 18, located at 619 Telephone Road, into the Adopt-A-Fire Station program, which seeks to support local first responders and the work they do in the Houston community. The program connects Houston fire stations and Astros players. On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., Astros outfielder Tony Kemp will present a framed jersey and visit with Houston Fire Department Station 18 first responders. Please note that date and player are subject to change.

 

HomeAid Houston, a 501(c)(3) charity in its 12th year of partnership with the Houston Astros, will present the key to the winner of their 2018 Project Playhouse on the field in a special pregame ceremony. The "School House of Inspiration" built by Ashton Woods was on display at Minute Maid Park earlier this season, as fans had the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win the playhouse. More than $100,000 was raised to build transitional housing for Houston's homeless men, women and children.

 

Wednesday, July 11 vs. Oakland A's - 7:10 p.m.

Due to the record-breaking demand and spectacular response from fans to the second Replica World Champions Rings giveaway presented by Coca-Cola in June, all ticketed Astros fans in attendance on Wednesday, July 11 will receive the popular giveaway at gates upon entry. Gates will open at the special time of 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, so fans are encouraged to arrive at the ballpark early to receive the promotional giveaway and not miss any of the game. However, fans will not be allowed to line up for the Replica World Champions Ring giveaway prior to 8:00 a.m. Fans should also note that distribution of the Replica World Champions Ring giveaway will end at the completion of the 6th inning. Any fans entering the ballpark after the end of the 6th inning will not receive a giveaway.

 

Thursday, July 12 vs. Oakland A's - 1:10 p.m.

Following Thursday's 1:10 p.m. afternoon contest, young Astros fans 5-12 are invited to participate in Kids Run the Bases presented by Securian Financial. The line for Kids Run the Bases will begin at Section 131/132.

 

Friday, July 13 vs. Detroit Tigers - 7:10 p.m.

Prior to Friday's contest vs. the Tigers, Astros players will visit the summer camps at the Astros Youth Academy, located at 2801 S. Victory Drive, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., with the Astros Foundation Literacy Bus scheduled to stop at the AYA from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. that day.

 

Big and Bright Friday Nights return to Minute Maid Park this Friday with a special Pregame Happy Hour presented by Budweiser at the Budweiser Brew House, where fans can enjoy $6, 16oz Budweiser Signature Draft beer and food specials, a live DJ, corn hole, jenga, and more from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. before every Friday night home game.

 

Come get loud and rowdy every Friday night in the Astros dedicated fan-section, 'StroZone, presented by Texas Mahindra Dealers! This Friday night's 'StroZone includes an exclusive "Lance McCullers Jr. Ice" 'StroZone T-shirt for fans. Tickets for 'StroZone include a seat in the mezzanine and a custom 'StroZone T-shirt unique every Friday. For more information, please visit www.astros.com/strozone.

 

To cap off Big and Bright Friday Night, fans are invited to stay after the game for Friday Night Fireworks, presented by Occidental Petroleum. This Friday's fireworks display will be set to Disney music. Upon conclusion of Friday's game and prior to the start of Friday Night Fireworks, fans will be asked to move from the following sections for their safety and enjoyment: Home Run Alley, Escalator Tower Stairs in Center Field, Budweiser Brew House Tiers, Budweiser Batter's Eye Bar, Torchy's Deck, Crawford Boxes and sections 100-109, 205-208, 305-309, and 405-409.

 

Saturday, July 14 vs. Detroit Tigers - 3:10 p.m.

Prior to Saturday's contest, 10,000 fans will receive a Justin Verlander "K Counter" Bobblehead presented by AT&T. As previously stated, fans are encouraged to arrive at the ballpark early to receive any promotional giveaways, as supplies are limited and not guaranteed. However, fans will not be allowed to line up for giveaways prior to 8:00 a.m. on any giveaway day this season.

 

During a special pregame ceremony, former Astros pitchers and current Detroit Tigers Mike Fiers and Francisco Liriano will receive their World Championship Rings.

 

Fans are invited to stick around after the game on Saturday for an Astros After Party presented by Budweiser, located in the Budweiser Brew House in Center Field. The Astros After Party will begin in the 8th inning and go until one hour after the final out. Fans can enjoy live music from The Powell Brothers, trivia, food and beverage specials, games and visits from the Astros Coca-Cola Shooting Stars.

 

Sunday, July 15 vs. Detroit Tigers - 1:10 p.m.

On July 15, magic will be in the air at Princess Day at Minute Maid Park! The sold-out Princess Day ticket package includes an Astros Princess Tutu, a princess storytelling station, a tea party station, games, dancing, royalty training with real princesses, crown-making station, princess-themed photo booth, exclusive access to princesses for photos and interaction and more! Please note, each parent/guardian and child attending Princess Day must have a specific Princess Day ticket in order to participate in the events listed above. For more information on Princess Day, please visit www.astros.com/princess. Even though the ticket package is sold out, all fans in attendance on Sunday can enjoy face painters, caricature artists, photo booths and more around the concourse from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., and select princesses will be available on the concourse from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

 

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP COLLECTION

The Houston Astros and Jostens partnered in producing a World Championship jewelry collection for Astros fans, who can purchase from this collection exclusively at the Astros Team Store at Minute Maid Park and www.jostens.com/astrosfan, all season long. The collection features unique pieces of jewelry for men and women in a variety of styles and price points. An exclusive Elite Fan Ring is also available for purchase, with additional non-precious options as well. The Astros created a special H Strong jewelry collection in partnership with Jostens, the net proceeds of which will benefit the Astros Foundation's ongoing Harvey recovery efforts.

 

COMMISSIONER'S TROPHY ON DISPLAY

Astros fans can view and take photos with the Commissioner's Trophy, free of charge, when the Astros play at home at Minute Maid Park, Monday through Thursday, beginning when gates open until 30 minutes prior to first pitch. A limited number of vouchers for the photo opportunity will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. The Commissioner's Trophy will be available in the Atrium, just outside Union Station Lobby on the main concourse. During Astros home games Friday through Sunday, the Trophy will be on display in the Union Station Team Store from the time gates upon through the end of the game.

 

LIMITED MINI PLANS, PROMOTIONS AND VALUE DEALS

Fans can still purchase a limited number of Mini Plans for the 2018 season by calling (713) 259-4500.

 

Make sure to get your little Astros fan signed up for the Astros Buddies Club presented by BBVA Compass to get in on all of the action! An Astros Buddies membership includes premium items, exclusive Buddies-only experiences, tickets to select Astros games, newsletters and more. Astros Buddies memberships are available for young fans 12 and under. For more information on the Astros Buddies Club presented by BBVA Compass, please visit www.astros.com/buddies.

 

Astros fans can also catch the deal of the season with Double Play Tuesdays, presented by Powerade. Participating fans receive two View Deck II tickets for only $22. Present two (2) labels from any Powerade product containers at the Minute Maid Park Box Office to receive two (2) View Deck II tickets for $22. Offer good at every Tuesday home game. For more information, please visit www.astros.com/doubleplay.

 

The Coca-Cola Ballpark Bundle is one of the best ballpark bargains. Available for select Monday-Thursday regular season games throughout the 2018 season, this offer includes one View Deck I ticket, one hot dog, one 20 oz. bottle of Coca-Cola product and one popcorn, a $37 value for just $20! For more information, please visit www.astros.com/ballparkbundle.

 

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Astros and Whataburger to Host Military Appreciation Night on July 5

Astros and Whataburger to honor U.S. military with ceremonial first pitch, special pregame ceremony and complimentary tickets

On July 5, the Astros will celebrate our nation's heroes with a special Military Appreciation Night presented by Whataburger. This is the sixth time the Astros and Whataburger have partnered to honor our brave service men and women with Military Appreciation Night. Whataburger will also be donating 1,000 complimentary tickets and Whataburger coupons to all five active-duty military branches and veteran's groups to commemorate the special night at the ballpark.

 

On July 5, the Astros will celebrate our nation's heroes with a special Military Appreciation Night presented by Whataburger. This is the sixth time the Astros and Whataburger have partnered to honor our brave service men and women with Military Appreciation Night. Whataburger will also be donating 1,000 complimentary tickets and Whataburger coupons to all five active-duty military branches and veteran's groups to commemorate the special night at the ballpark.

 

"There is such an exciting energy at Minute Maid Park, and Whataburger is proud to partner with the Houston Astros for the sixth consecutive year to host Military Appreciation Night," said Whataburger Regional Director of Operations Jeff Foster. "Nights like this wouldn't be possible without the brave men and women who work hard to keep our community safe and this is just one way for all of us to say thank you."

 

"We are proud to honor our nation's military on Thursday thanks to the generous support of Whataburger," said Executive Direction of the Astros Foundation Twila Carter. "Honoring our active-duty military and veterans is a central tenet of the Astros Foundation and we look forward to supporting that effort in new and exciting ways throughout the year."

 

The night will kick off with a special Reenlistment Ceremony on the field prior to the start of the game, featuring soldiers from Ft. Hood. The Oath of Reenlistment is a ceremony in which an enlisted soldier reaffirms his or her commitment to service in the United States Military. Nearly 100 soldiers from Ft. Hood will march onto the field and will take the Oath of Reenlistment in the outfield of Minute Maid Park, executing their contract of continued service to the Army.

 

The pregame ceremony will continue with 40 active-duty military members presenting the American flag in the outfield. The US Army 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command will present our nation's colors and the 13th ESC Quartet will perform the National Anthem.

 

Additionally, Master Sergeant Jonathan Sullivan will throw out a ceremonial first pitch and receive free Whataburger for a year for his service and sacrifice. Master Sergeant Sullivan completed four deployments in support of Operation Southern Watch and Enduring Freedom from 1998-2001 as a Security Forces Specialist in the inaugural 820th Security Forces Group. In 2002, he retrained into Fire Protection and completed three deployments in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn as well as completing a one-year deployment in Honduras with the U.S. Army's Joint Task Force Bravo providing fire protection to support regional cooperation and security within Central America.

 

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Bregman earns AL Player of Month honors for June

First monthly award for Bregman; Also named Player of the Week for 6/25-7/1

HOUSTON -- Major League Baseball announced this afternoon that Astros third baseman Alex Bregman has been named the American League Player of the Month for June.

Bregman had an outstanding month, hitting .306 while tallying 11 home runs and 30 RBI in 26 games in June with nine doubles and 24 runs scored. For the month, he led the AL in extra-base hits (21) while tying for the league lead in both home runs and RBI. His 30 RBI set a franchise record for the month of June, which was matched by his teammate Evan Gattis, who also had 30 RBI in June. Bregman also ranked second in the AL in slugging percentage (.713) and fourth in OPS (1.085).

HOUSTON -- Major League Baseball announced this afternoon that Astros third baseman Alex Bregman has been named the American League Player of the Month for June.

Bregman had an outstanding month, hitting .306 while tallying 11 home runs and 30 RBI in 26 games in June with nine doubles and 24 runs scored. For the month, he led the AL in extra-base hits (21) while tying for the league lead in both home runs and RBI. His 30 RBI set a franchise record for the month of June, which was matched by his teammate Evan Gattis, who also had 30 RBI in June. Bregman also ranked second in the AL in slugging percentage (.713) and fourth in OPS (1.085).

This marks the 19th time that an Astros player has earned Player of the Month honors. Jose Altuve (July, 2017) was the last Astro to win it. Bregman is just the second Astros third baseman to win the Award, joining Art Howe, who was the NL Player of the Month for May of 1981.

Bregman is the second member of the Astros to win a monthly award in 2018. RHP Justin Verlander was named AL Pitcher of the Month for May.

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Bregman was also named the AL Player of the Week today for the Week of June 25-July 1. In that span, he hit .464 in seven games with five doubles, five home runs and 10 RBI. He led the AL in both HR and OPS (1.695) for the week. He is the third Astros player to earn Player of the Week honors this season, joining Verlander (April 9-15) and Gattis (June 11-17).

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Inaugural Minute Maid Park Marathon to Take Place on Sunday, Nov. 18

Marks second marathon of Inside the Park Marathon Series, benefitting Astros Foundation and Houston Marathon Foundation

The inaugural Minute Maid Park Marathon will be held on Sunday, November 18, and will start at 7:00 a.m. CDT with a six-hour cut-off time. This is the second marathon in the newly-established Inside the Park Marathon Series, which is a series of marathons held entirely within Major League Baseball ballparks.

 

The inaugural Minute Maid Park Marathon will be held on Sunday, November 18, and will start at 7:00 a.m. CDT with a six-hour cut-off time. This is the second marathon in the newly-established Inside the Park Marathon Series, which is a series of marathons held entirely within Major League Baseball ballparks.

 

The race will be managed by DMSE Sports and will benefit two organizations. The Astros Foundation is the official team charity of the Houston Astros and supports Houston-area youth baseball and softball programs, the recognition and honor of the U.S. military, childhood cancer awareness, and efforts to reduce homelessness. The marathon will also benefit the Houston Marathon Foundation, which supports the advancement of running as an element of a balanced, healthy lifestyle nationally and in the Houston community.

 

The race will be USATF certified. Each runner will run 112-116 laps (distance TBD upon official measurement), counted electronically, along the warning track of Minute Maid Park. Spectators will be allowed into the park to watch the race. All participants will receive a unique race shirt and one-of-a-kind finisher's medal, not to mention bragging rights as one of the very first participants to ever run a marathon totally within Minute Maid Park.

 

Due to space constraints, the maximum number of runners will be 75. Although there is no entry fee, there is an Astros Foundation/Houston Marathon Foundation fundraising requirement minimum of $4,000 for each participant. Official entries will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis until the field size of 75 is reached.

 

To register, please visit www.insidetheparkmarathon.com/houston.

 

ABOUT THE ASTROS FOUNDATION

The Astros Foundation, the official 501(c)(3) team charity of the Houston Astros, seeks to harness the passion of baseball fans to support youth baseball and softball programs, the recognition and honor of our nation's military, childhood cancer awareness and efforts to reduce homelessness. Our cornerstone initiatives include the Community Leaders program, the Astros Youth Academy and the Astros RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) Program. For more information on the Astros Foundation, please visit www.astros.com/foundation.

 

ABOUT THE HOUSTON MARATHON FOUNDATION

The Houston Marathon Foundation (www.houstonmarathonfoundation.com) supports the advancement of running as an element of a balanced, healthy lifestyle in the Houston community and nationally. The Houston Marathon Foundation makes grants in running related programs and initiatives. These program include after-school running programs, park building, repair or improvement initiatives, health and wellness activities, running event safety and security and the advancement of elite runners and supporting programs.

 

ABOUT DMSE SPORTS

Founded by Dave McGillivray in 1981, DMSE Sports is a leader in sports event management, specializing in creating, marketing and producing mass participatory athletic events throughout the U.S. and abroad. DMSE works with the B.A.A operations team in overseeing all the logistics and technical operations of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon, and manages the TD Beach to Beacon in Maine, the New Balance Falmouth Road Race on Cape Cod, the Finish at the 50 at Patriot Place, the Feaster Five, the Bellin Run in Green Bay, Wis., and Run to Home Base at Fenway Park, among others. Most recently, DMSE Sports has created the Inside the Park Marathon Series, which marries philanthropy with the thrill of running in a Major League Baseball ballpark. For additional information on McGillivray or DMSE Sports, visit www.dmsesports.com or find DMSE on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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Altuve Remains Leader in MLB All-Star Fan Balloting

Correa, Gurriel rank second; Springer fourth among outfielders

HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball released its third update of the American League All-Star voting results today, which revealed that Astros reigning AL MVP Jose Altuve has maintained his lead among all Major League players in fan balloting (2,460,967), immediately ahead of Mookie Betts (2,337,514).
 
Altuve has started the last three All-Star Games (2015-17) and has appeared in five Midsummer Classics overall (2012, 2014-17). He is looking to join Hall of Famer Rod Carew (six straight, 1970-75), Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar (four straight, 1991-94; five straight, 1996-2000) and Robinson Canó (five straight, 2010-14) as the only AL second basemen to win four consecutive fan elections. The Astros record for All-Star appearances is seven, held by Hall of Famer Craig Biggio.

Among AL second basemen, Altuve leads Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres (797,817) by over 1.5 million votes, the widest margin currently between all first and second-place players. 

HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball released its third update of the American League All-Star voting results today, which revealed that Astros reigning AL MVP Jose Altuve has maintained his lead among all Major League players in fan balloting (2,460,967), immediately ahead of Mookie Betts (2,337,514).
 
Altuve has started the last three All-Star Games (2015-17) and has appeared in five Midsummer Classics overall (2012, 2014-17). He is looking to join Hall of Famer Rod Carew (six straight, 1970-75), Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar (four straight, 1991-94; five straight, 1996-2000) and Robinson Canó (five straight, 2010-14) as the only AL second basemen to win four consecutive fan elections. The Astros record for All-Star appearances is seven, held by Hall of Famer Craig Biggio.

Among AL second basemen, Altuve leads Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres (797,817) by over 1.5 million votes, the widest margin currently between all first and second-place players. 

Carlos Correa, who was the AL starter at shortstop in 2017, has held his position in second place, but has gained some ground among shortstops, trailing the top vote-getter Manny Machado by just 167,541 votes. Yuli Gurriel, who ranked third among first basemen last week, has moved up to second with714,361 votes, trailing only fellow countryman José Abreu (1,032,748). George Springer, who also was an All-Star starter in 2017, has moved up to fourth among AL outfielders (was fifth last week). Third baseman Alex Bregman, designated Evan Gattis and catcher Brian McCann are third in their respective races, while Marwin Gonzalez (7th) and Josh Reddick (10th) are in the top 10 among AL outfielders.

The Astros also have several pitchers that are strong candidates for the All-Star Game, however pitchers are not selected via the traditional fan vote. 

As the World Series winning manager, Astros manager AJ Hinch will serve as the AL skipper for the All-Star Game, and will be joined by his entire coaching staff, including Rich Dauer, who coached first base for the Astros in 2017 prior to his retirement. The 2018 All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday, July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. 

Voting is available at Astros.com/Vote until Thursday, July 5 at 10:59 p.m. (CT). Fans can vote up to five times per day and 35 times throughout the voting period.


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Astros Fans Given Third Opportunity to Secure Replica World Championship Rings on July 11

Replica World Champions Rings presented by Coca-Cola to be given to all ticketed fans in attendance on Wednesday, July 11

Due to the record-breaking demand and spectacular response from fans to the second Replica World Champions Ring giveaway presented by Coca-Cola in June, the Astros will be giving fans a third opportunity to secure the popular giveaway on Wednesday, July 11, when the Astros take on the division rival Oakland A's at Minute Maid Park.

 

Due to the record-breaking demand and spectacular response from fans to the second Replica World Champions Ring giveaway presented by Coca-Cola in June, the Astros will be giving fans a third opportunity to secure the popular giveaway on Wednesday, July 11, when the Astros take on the division rival Oakland A's at Minute Maid Park.

 

"The 2017 World Championship was a milestone not only for our franchise, but for our fanbase," said Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan. "With this new giveaway opportunity, we are proud to have made more than 120,000 Replica World Champions Rings available to fans in Houston and through our minor league affiliates."

 

All fans in attendance on July 11 will receive a Replica World Champions Ring presented by Coca-Cola at gates upon entry. Gates will open at the special time of 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, so fans are encouraged to arrive at the ballpark early to receive the promotional giveaway and not miss any of the game, which is scheduled to begin at 7:10 p.m. However, fans will not be allowed to line up for the giveaway prior to 8:00 a.m.

 

Fans should note that distribution of the Replica World Champions Ring giveaway will end at the end of the 6th inning. Any fans entering the ballpark after the end of the 6th inning will not receive a giveaway.

 

As a reminder regarding tickets, all fans must either have their printed tickets in hand or utilize the MLB Ballpark App on their mobile devices to access Minute Maid Park and any Astros Street Fests. PDFs, screenshots or any photos of tickets on a mobile device will NOT be accepted, and the Astros will not be able to print tickets on-site.

 

Single game tickets, season tickets, group tickets and suite rentals, which provide fans with the best value for the biggest games, are available now and selling out quickly, so fans are encouraged to purchase early. Tickets can be purchased online at www.astros.com/tickets or by phone, toll free, at 1-877-9ASTROS (1-877-927-8767).  

 

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Astros sign RHP Jayson Schroeder and OF Alex McKenna

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have signed second-round pick RHP Jayson Schroeder and fourth-round pick OF Alex McKenna. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Assistant General Manager of Player Acquisition Mike Elias.

Schroeder will be available to the media in the Astros dugout today at approximately 4:15 p.m. CT.

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have signed second-round pick RHP Jayson Schroeder and fourth-round pick OF Alex McKenna. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Assistant General Manager of Player Acquisition Mike Elias.

Schroeder will be available to the media in the Astros dugout today at approximately 4:15 p.m. CT.

Schroeder, 18, was the Seattle Times 2018 Baseball Player of the Year after a dominant senior season at Juanita High School in Kirkland, Wash. In 11 starts, the right-handed pitcher went 6-4 with a 1.51 ERA and 110 strikeouts in 60.1 innings pitched. On April 13, he recorded a 17-strikeout perfect game. Tabbed by Baseball America as the top high school prospect out of the Northwest region, Schroeder was a Rawlings-Perfect Game Second Team All-American this year.

McKenna, 21, was the 2018 Big West Conference Player of the Year and a Collegiate Baseball Third Team All-American after batting .339 (81x239) with 15 doubles, five triples, five homers, 31 RBI and a .930 OPS at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Selected by the Astros with the 132nd overall pick in the draft, the center fielder was rated by ESPN.com as the No. 77 overall prospect in the 2018 draft class. In addition to his strong track record at Cal Poly (.402 career on-base percentage), McKenna was one of the top players in the prestigious Cape Cod League last summer, batting .298 with 15 stolen bases for Yarmouth-Dennis.

Following today's signings, the Astros have signed each of their top 10 selections from the 2018 MLB Draft. Of their 40 overall picks in the draft, the Astros have signed 26.
 

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Altuve Takes over MLB Lead in All-Star Fan Balloting

Reigning MVP has garnered over 1.5 million votes; Correa moves up to second among AL shortstops

HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball released its second update of the American League All-Star voting results today, which revealed that Astros reigning AL MVP Jose Altuve has taken over the lead among all Major League players in fan balloting (1,572,101), immediately ahead of Mookie Betts (1,568,417), who led the Majors in voting in last week's update.
 
Altuve has started the last three All-Star Games (2015-17) and has appeared in five Midsummer Classics overall (2012, 2014-17). He is looking to join Hall of Famer Rod Carew (six straight, 1970-75), Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar (four straight, 1991-94; five straight, 1996-2000) and Robinson Canó (five straight, 2010-14) as the only AL second basemen to win four consecutive fan elections. The Astros record for All-Star appearances is seven, held by Hall of Famer Craig Biggio.

Among AL second basemen, Altuve leads Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres (534,758) by over 1 million votes, the widest margin currently between all first and second-place players. 

HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball released its second update of the American League All-Star voting results today, which revealed that Astros reigning AL MVP Jose Altuve has taken over the lead among all Major League players in fan balloting (1,572,101), immediately ahead of Mookie Betts (1,568,417), who led the Majors in voting in last week's update.
 
Altuve has started the last three All-Star Games (2015-17) and has appeared in five Midsummer Classics overall (2012, 2014-17). He is looking to join Hall of Famer Rod Carew (six straight, 1970-75), Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar (four straight, 1991-94; five straight, 1996-2000) and Robinson Canó (five straight, 2010-14) as the only AL second basemen to win four consecutive fan elections. The Astros record for All-Star appearances is seven, held by Hall of Famer Craig Biggio.

Among AL second basemen, Altuve leads Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres (534,758) by over 1 million votes, the widest margin currently between all first and second-place players. 

Carlos Correa, who was the AL starter at shortstop in 2017, has moved up to second place among shortstops (was fourth last week), and trails the top vote-getter (Manny Machado) by just 212,766 votes. George Springer, who also was an All-Star starter in 2017, is currently fifth among AL outfielders (no change from last update). Third baseman Alex Bregman, designated Evan Gattis, first baseman Yuli Gurriel and catcher Brian McCann are third in their respective races, while Marwin Gonzalez (8th) and Josh Reddick (10th) are in the top 10 among AL outfielders.

The Astros also have several pitchers that are strong candidates for the All-Star Game, however pitchers are not selected via the traditional fan vote. 

As the World Series winning manager, Astros manager AJ Hinch will serve as the AL skipper for the All-Star Game, and will be joined by his entire coaching staff, including Rich Dauer, who coached first base for the Astros in 2017 prior to his retirement. The 2018 All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday, July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. 

Voting is available at Astros.com/Vote until Thursday, July 5 at 10:59 p.m. (CT). Fans can vote up to five times per day and 35 times throughout the voting period.


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Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow receives contract extension

Luhnow named President of Baseball Operations and General Manager; New deal is through 2023 season

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have promoted and extended the contract for General Manager Jeff Luhnow, Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane announced today. 

Luhnow, who has been named President of Baseball Operations and General Manager, received a contract extension that carries through the 2023 season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have promoted and extended the contract for General Manager Jeff Luhnow, Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane announced today. 

Luhnow, who has been named President of Baseball Operations and General Manager, received a contract extension that carries through the 2023 season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

"This is very well-deserved," Crane commented. "Jeff has done an outstanding job in delivering on the vision that he outlined for us when we hired him several years ago. He was the architect for the Astros first World Series Championship, which was a historic achievement, not only for our franchise but for the entire city. Jeff's vision also included putting the Astros in position to compete for multiple championships. We have popular, exciting players, an energized fan base and a very bright future. We are excited that Jeff will be part of our future for a long time."

"I am excited and honored to be extending my commitment to this great organization and the City of Houston," Luhnow stated. "While we are proud of what we have accomplished in a short time, we are not done yet. I am thankful to Jim Crane and the organization for believing in me and I am grateful to all of the fans who have welcomed me and my family as we made Houston our home. Our goal remains the same - to do everything we can to bring multiple championships to our fans, this organization and the community."

Luhnow was hired by the Astros as the 12th General Manager in franchise history on Dec. 7, 2011, inheriting a club that had lost 106 games that season. Upon taking the job, Luhnow was clear about the path he had envisioned. His plan was to start by building the best minor league system in baseball through trades and the draft. Utilizing younger, homegrown talent would be a key to sustaining long-term success. By the 2014 season, just two short seasons after Luhnow took control, the Astros farm system had catapulted into being ranked as one of the best in baseball by virtually every sports media outlet. The Major League club was also showing improvement by 2014, as that season's Astros team won 19 more games than in the previous season. 

Luhnow's plan also included complementing a young Astros roster with established veterans once the club became competitive. In 2015, the addition of key veterans through trades and free agent signings played a major role in the Astros earning their first playoff berth in 10 seasons. Luhnow also hired AJ Hinch as manager prior to the 2015 season, another decision that would be a key to the club's success. In the 2015 AL Wild Card Game, Houston earned a dramatic victory over the Yankees at Yankee Stadium before being eliminated by the eventual World Series Champion Royals. 

In 2017, Luhnow crafted a roster that had just the right blend of veteran leadership (Carlos Beltrán, Brian McCann, Charlie Morton, Josh Reddick, Justin Verlander) to go along with some the brightest young stars in the game (Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Carlos Correa, Lance McCullers Jr., George Springer), with the end result being a World Series title for the Houston Astros. For his efforts, Luhnow was named the 2017 MLB Esurance Executive of the Year. 

In 2018, the Astros are once again in the thick of the playoff race, occupying first or second place in their division for virtually the entire season to this date. Due in large part to Luhnow's offseason acquisition of Gerrit Cole, the Astros have had the top starting rotation in baseball this season and lead the Majors in overall ERA. 


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Astros Catcher Max Stassi to Appear at Local Whataburger Location Tomorrow

Stassi to sign autographs and engage with fans

WHO:              Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi

                        Houston Astros Coca-Cola Shooting Stars team

WHO:              Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi

                        Houston Astros Coca-Cola Shooting Stars team

                                                                                   

WHAT:            Fan interaction and autograph signing

 

WHEN:            Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 19

                        11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

                                   

WHERE:           Whataburger Restaurant

                        12083 North Grand Parkway East, New Caney, TX 77357

                 

INFORMATION:

Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi will be signing autographs and interacting with fans on Tuesday, June 19 at the 12083 North Grand Parkway East Whataburger location in New Caney, TX. He will be joined by members of the Astros Coca-Cola Shooting Stars team.

 

The event will begin at 11:00 a.m. where fans are invited to spend time with Stassi before the Astros take on the Tampa Bay Rays at 7:10 p.m. at Minute Maid Park. This autograph session is the first Whataburger Whatafan event of the summer, and the first opportunity for fans to register to win four tickets to an upcoming Astros game, a VIP tour of Minute Maid Park and an autographed item, and also become eligible for the Grand Prize of lunch with Astros President of Business Operations, Reid Ryan. Autographs will be limited to the first 225 guests to arrive.

 

Players are subject to change. Due to time constraints, autographs past the first 225 guests are not guaranteed.

 

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