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Astros, Maldonado agree to contract extension

Gold Glove backstop now signed through 2022
April 21, 2021

HOUSTON, TX – The Astros and catcher Martin Maldonado have agreed to a one-year contract extension, General Manager James Click announced today. With the extension, Maldonado is now signed through the 2022 season. Additional terms of the deal were not disclosed. Maldonado, who earned a Gold Glove in 2017, is

Astros finalize acquisition of Sugar Land Skeeters franchise

Sugar Land City Council officially approves deal, finalizes long-term partnership with Astros
April 20, 2021

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros acquisition of the Sugar Land Skeeters franchise was officially approved by the Sugar Land City Council today. As part of the agreement, the Astros and the City of Sugar Land partnered on a lease extension, keeping the Skeeters at Constellation Field through at least

Astros roster moves

April 20, 2021

The Astros made the following roster moves, effective today: -DH/OF Yordan Alvarez, 3B Alex Bregman, IF Robel García and C Martín Maldonado have been activated from the Injured List. -C Garrett Stubbs has been optioned the Alternate Training Site and placed on the Taxi Squad...OF Ronnie Dawson and IF Alex

Astros roster moves

April 17, 2021
  • LHP Blake Taylor has been placed on the 10-day Injured List, effective today, due to a right ankle sprain. Taylor sustained the injury during last night’s game vs. the Mariners in Seattle.
  • RHP Peter Solomon has been recalled from the Taxi Squad, effective today. Solomon will wear #71

Astros announce roster moves April 14

April 14, 2021

HOUSTON, TX – The Astros announced the following roster moves on Wednesday. Astros General Manager James Click made the announcements: -The following players have been placed on the Injured List: Yordan Alvarez, Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Robel Garcia, Martin Maldonado. -Effective today, IF Taylor Jones, C Garrett Stubbs and IF

Astros return to Minute Maid Park for home opener (April 8, 2021)

Team to host fans at ballpark for first time since 2019 World Series
April 7, 2021

HOUSTON, TX – Following a successful road trip, the Houston Astros have returned to Houston and will hold their Home Opener at Minute Maid Park tomorrow night for a 7:10 p.m. CT matchup vs. the Oakland Athletics. Tomorrow night’s game will mark the return of fans to an Astros game

Astros and Gallagher announce strategic partnership

Multi-year partnership introduces The Gallagher Club, Astros Foundation Volunteer Corps presented by Gallagher
April 5, 2021

HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Astros and Gallagher today announced a multi-year strategic partnership. With this partnership, Gallagher becomes the official insurance broker, benefits consultant and risk management services partner of the Houston Astros. The Astros Foundation Volunteer Corps presented by Gallagher will play a prominent role in the new

Astros set alternate site roster

Corpus Christi to serve as the Astros alternate site
April 1, 2021

HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Astros have set their 28-man Alternate Site roster, which includes 15 pitchers and 13 position players. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager James Click. To set the roster, the Astros made a series of minor league roster moves. The Astros placed OF Bryan

Astros set 2021 Opening Day roster

April 1, 2021

HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Astros have set their 26-man Opening Day roster, which includes 13 pitchers and 13 position players. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager James Click. Six Astros players are appearing on an Opening Day roster for the first time in their respective careers: OF

Astros announce tentative 2021 alternate site schedule

Opener set for April 7 in Round Rock
March 31, 2021

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have announced a tentative 2021 Alternate Site game schedule, with the opening series set for April 7-8 at the Round Rock Express. The Astros Alternate site team will play a total of eight games. The Astros Alternate site team will hold their first official

Astros to celebrate Opening Day on Thursday

Fans encouraged to celebrate Go Astros Day for Thursday’s Opening Day Game at Oakland
March 30, 2021

HOUSTON, TX – As the Astros prepare for their Opening Day game on Thursday night at Oakland (9:07 p.m. CT first pitch), Astros fans all over the city are encouraged to celebrate Go Astros Day and show their Astros pride this Thursday, April 1 by posting a photo of themselves

Astros announce 2021 Minor League staff

March 29, 2021

HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Astros Player Development Department has announced its minor league field staff for the 2021 season:

Astros agree on contract extension with RHP Lance McCullers Jr.

All-Star righthander agrees to five-year deal
March 26, 2021

HOUSTON, TX - The Astros have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension with RHP Lance McCullers Jr., General Manager James Click announced today. The contract begins in 2022 and runs through 2026. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Lance has been not only a key member

Astros single-game tickets on sale tomorrow

All April dates available for purchase, including the Home Opener
March 23, 2021

HOUSTON, TX - Beginning tomorrow, March 24 at 9 a.m. CT, all fans will be able to purchase their single game tickets for all April dates on the Houston Astros 2021 schedule. Tickets can be purchased online at Astros.com/tickets or by phone, toll free, at 1-877-9ASTROS (1-877-927-8767). Tickets are available

The Astros Golf Foundation partners with the Mack Champ Invitational

Youth tournament to be played at Memorial Park this weekend
March 18, 2021

HOUSTON, TX – The Astros Golf Foundation has partnered with the inaugural Mack Champ Invitational, which will be played this weekend at Memorial Park, also the home of the Houston Open. The 2021 Mack Champ Invitational will feature some of the game’s best junior golfers of diverse backgrounds. Over 100

Astros foundation donates $65K to Brazosport ISD to fund playground

Donation provides funding to build playground in memoriam of Josiah McIntyre
March 18, 2021

HOUSTON, TX - The Astros Foundation announced today that it will be donating $65,000 to Brazosport Independent School District to fund a playground at Madge Griffith Elementary School that will be built in memoriam of Josiah McIntyre, a young Astros fan who tragically lost his life in September of 2020.

Astros medical updates

March 17, 2021

LHP Framber Valdez, who has been out with a fractured left ring finger, met with Dr. Steven Shin in Los Angeles today. New images of the injured finger taken by Dr. Shin revealed significant healing. At this point, surgery has not been recommended. Valdez will return to the Astros complex

Astros make first roster cuts

March 12, 2021

Effective today, the Astros have made the following roster moves: *RHP Riley Ferrell and RHP Alex Santos have been reassigned to the minor leagues. *RHP Forrest Whitley and RHP Nivaldo Rodriguez have been optioned to the minor leagues. All players will continue workouts at the Spring Training facility in West

Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic names 2021 All-Tournament Team 

Partial tournament field for 2022 also announced
March 9, 2021

HOUSTON, TX — The 21st annual Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic concluded over the weekend at Minute Maid Park with Texas Tech being named the Tournament Champions with a perfect 3-0 record. In what was the Red Raiders 11th appearance in the College Classic in program history, this marks

Astros sign free agent RHP Jake Odorizzi

All-Star righthander agrees to two-year deal
March 8, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The Astros have signed free agent RHP Jake Odorizzi to a two-year contract, General Manager James Click announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. In 2019, Odorizzi was an All-Star in what was his last full season, posting a 15-7 mark in 30

Astros-Mets game on March 6, 2021, moved to 1:05 pm ET

Time change due to pending weather forecast
March 5, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – As a result of the pending weather forecast, the start time to tomorrow’s (March 6) Astros-Mets game at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches has been changed to 1:05 p.m. ET. The game was originally scheduled for 6:05 p.m., but has been moved up in

Valdez has fractured left ring finger

Sustained injury during yesterday’s Spring Training outing vs. the Mets
March 3, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, FL-Astros LHP Framber Valdez has a fractured left ring finger, General Manager James Click announced today. Valdez injured the finger yesterday during his Spring Training start vs. the Mets in Port St. Lucie after being struck by a comebacker to the mound in the first inning. Valdez

Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic returns to Minute Maid Park this weekend

Socially-distanced tickets, media credentials available now
March 2, 2021

HOUSTON, TX -- The 21st annual Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic, which will be held at Minute Maid Park this weekend, features six Texas programs, including two that are ranked in the top 25 nationally by Baseball America: TCU (#10), Texas Tech (#11), Rice, Sam Houston, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Astros claimed INF Robel García

Versatile INF has Major League experience
February 27, 2021

HOUSTON, TX - The Astros have claimed infielder Robel García off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels, Astros General Manager James Click announced today. García has been added to the 40-man roster. To make room on the roster, RHP Justin Verlander has been placed on the 60-day Injured List. García,

Astros to hold virtual FanFest on Saturday

Fans can tune in via the Astros Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts
February 25, 2021

HOUSTON, TX - Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent social distancing guidelines, the Astros are holding their annual FanFest in a virtual format in 2021. Astros Virtual FanFest presented by HEB will take place this Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on the Astros Facebook