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Bregman, Greinke and Springer win Silver Slugger Awards

Astros earn multiple Silver Slugger Awards in same season for sixth time in franchise history
November 7, 2019

Louisville Slugger announced tonight that Houston Astros All-Star third baseman Alex Bregman and All-Star outfielder George Springer won the Silver Slugger Award, which names them as the top offensive player at their position in the American League in 2019. All-Star right-hander pitcher Zack Greinke was also named the National League’s

Astros Announce New Appointments

Jared Crane joins Astros business operations team; Reid Ryan to take on new role as Executive Advisor
November 7, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - Houston Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane has announced the following updates to his executive team: Jared Crane, son of Jim Crane, has joined the leadership team at the Houston Astros. Jim Crane will continue overseeing all Astros operations. Jared Crane will assist Jim and his executive

Astros Named 2019 Wilson Defensive Team Of The Year

Greinke named Wilson Defensive Pitcher of the Year
November 6, 2019

HOUSTON, TX — Wilson, The Official Ball Glove Supplier of Major League Baseball, announced tonight that the Houston Astros have won the 2019 Wilson Defensive Team of the Year award. Additionally, Astros right-handed pitcher Zack Greinke was named the 2019 Wilson Defensive Pitcher of the Year award in recognition for

Four Astros named finalists for 2019 BBWAA awards

Alvarez, Bregman, Cole and Verlander are vying for MLB’s most prestigious season-long awards
November 4, 2019

HOUSTON, TX — The Baseball Writers Association of America announced tonight that outfielder Yordan Alvarez has been named a finalist for the American League Rookie of the Year Award, third baseman Alex Bregman has been named a finalist for the American League Most Valuable Player Award, and right-handed pitchers Gerrit

Greinke Wins Rawlings Gold Glove Award

Pitcher named National League’s top defensive pitcher for sixth consecutive season
November 4, 2019

Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. announced tonight that Astros RHP Zack Greinke has won a National League Rawlings Gold Glove Award. He officially wins it as a member of the Diamondbacks after spending his first four months of the season in Arizona. This marks the sixth consecutive season for Greinke

Astros to host World Series Game 7 vs. Washington Nationals today

Ticketed fans encouraged to arrive early for Postseason Street Fest and access to the ballpark
October 30, 2019

HOUSTON, TX-- The Astros are bringing out the orange jerseys, as they face the Washington Nationals in Game 7 of the 2019 World Series presented by YouTube TV today, Wednesday, Oct. 30. The winner of tonight’s game will take home the championship title. Astros RHP Zack Greinke takes the mound

Astros To Host World Series Game 7 vs. Washington Nationals Tomorrow

Ticketed fans encouraged to arrive early for Postseason Street Fest and access to the ballpark
October 30, 2019

HOUSTON, TX-- The Astros and Washington Nationals will play Game 7 of the 2019 World Series presented by YouTube TV tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 30. The winner of tomorrow’s game will take home the championship title. Astros RHP Zack Greinke takes the mound vs. RHP Max Scherzer and the Nationals in

Astros to host World Series Game 6 vs. Washington Nationals tomorrow

Ticketed fans encouraged to arrive early for Postseason Street Fest and access to the ballpark
October 28, 2019

HOUSTON, TX-- The Astros will return to Minute Maid Park to face the Washington Nationals in Games 6 of the 2019 World Series presented by YouTube TV on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Going into Game 6, the Astros lead the series 3-2 with a chance to take home the championship title

Astros release updated statement following investigation

October 24, 2019

The Houston Astros have released the following statement after an investigation into the recent clubhouse incident: During the past two days, the Astros pro-actively assisted Major League Baseball in interviewing Astros employees as part of MLB’s investigation of the events published in the recent Sports Illustrated article. Major League Baseball

Astros Statements

October 22, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros released the following statements from Assistant General Manager Brandon Taubman and Owner and Chaiman Jim Crane: Brandon Taubman “This past Saturday, during our clubhouse celebration, I used inappropriate language for which I am deeply sorry and embarrassed. In retrospect, I realize that my comments

Astros to host World Series Games 1 and 2 vs. Washington Nationals, starting Oct. 22, 2019

Ticketed fans encouraged to arrive early for Postseason Street Fests, special pregame ceremonies and gate giveaways on Tuesday and Wednesday October 22-23
October 21, 2019

HOUSTON, TX-- The Astros will host the Washington Nationals in Games 1 and 2 of the 2019 World Series presented by YouTube TV here at Minute Maid Park this Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 22-23. Tuesday’s Game 1 will begin at 7:07 p.m. CT as Astros RHP Gerrit Cole takes the

Astros win American League pennant, advance to World Series

Astros look to #TakeItBack against the Washington Nationals in 2019 World Series
October 20, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - With tonight’s 6-4 win over the Yankees, the Astros clinched the series and the American League Championship title! This marks the Astros third trip to the World Series and their second in the last three seasons, also 2005 and 2017. ASTROS TEAM STORE OPENS FOR ALL-NIGHT CLINCH

Limited Astros potential World Series tickets on sale today

Tickets will be available online only starting at 1:00 p.m. today on astros.com
October 17, 2019

HOUSTON, TX -- Individual tickets for Astros potential World Series home games will go on sale to the general public today, Thursday, Oct. 17 at 1:00 p.m. Fans can purchase tickets ONLINE ONLY at www.astros.com/postseason. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the Minute Maid Park Box Office. As

Wednesday's ALCS Game 4 postponed due to inclement weather

October 16, 2019

NEW YORK, NY – Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Astros and Yankees, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 16, has been postponed due to inclement weather conditions and the forecast for rainfall throughout the remainder of the night. The game has been rescheduled for Thursday with

ALCS Game Four at Yankee Stadium postponed

Game Four to be Played Thursday at 8:08 p.m. (ET); Game Five at Yankee Stadium Scheduled for Friday at 7:08 p.m. (ET)
October 16, 2019

Game Four of the American League Championship Series presented by GEICO between the host New York Yankees and the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium in New York has been postponed due to inclement weather and the forecast for rainfall throughout the remainder of the night. ALCS Game Four tickets (ALCS

Astros to host New York Yankees for Games 1 and 2 of ALCS, starting tomorrow

Fans encouraged to arrive early for Postseason Street Fests and special pregame ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday Oct. 12-13
October 11, 2019

HOUSTON, TX-- The Astros will host the New York Yankees in Games 1 and 2 of the American League Championship Series, presented by Geico, here at Minute Maid Park this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13. The Astros finished the regular season with the best record in MLB (107-55), giving them

Limited Astros Potential AL Championship Series Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

Tickets will be available by phone and online only starting at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow
October 7, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - Individual tickets for Astros potential American League Championship Series home games will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 1:00 p.m. Fans can purchase tickets by phone at 1-877-9ASTROS and online at www.astros.com/postseason. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the

Ford, Sparks to return for 8th season in 2020

Popular Duo has been the radio voice of the Astros since 2013; Will once again call every Astros postseason game this season
October 3, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Astros announced today that the radio team of Robert Ford and Steve Sparks will return for an eighth consecutive season in 2020. The popular duo has become a staple with Astros fans in the Greater Houston area and beyond, having called some of the most memorable

Astros to host Tampa Bay Rays for Games 1 and 2 of ALDS, starting tomorrow

Fans encouraged to arrive early for Postseason Street Fests and special pregame ceremonies on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5
October 3, 2019

HOUSTON -- The Astros will host the Tampa Bay Rays in Games 1 and 2 of the American League Division Series here at Minute Maid Park this Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5. Friday’s Game 1 will begin at 1:05 p.m. CT with Cy Young candidate RHP Justin Verlander taking the

Houston BBWAA announces 2019 awards

October 1, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America has announced their Astros award winners for the 2019 season: Astros MVP: Alex Bregman Astros Pitcher of the Year: Justin Verlander Astros Rookie of the Year: Yordan Alvarez Darryl Kile Good Guy Award: Will Harris Fred Hartman

Astros announce promotions in baseball operations 

September 30, 2019

HOUSTON -- Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow today announced the following promotions and changes to the Baseball Operations Department: Pete Putila has been promoted to Assistant General Manager, Player Development. In his newly-expanded role, Putila will continue to oversee player development at all levels of

Cole named AL Pitcher of the Month for September 

Cy Young contender also wins first career Pitcher of the Week award
September 30, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball announced today that Astros RHP Gerrit Cole has been named the American League Pitcher of the Month for September and the American League Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 23-29. This marked Cole’s third monthly award of the season, as he

Astros Extend Broadcasters Kalas, Blum

Popular TV tandem extended through the 2021 Season
September 29, 2019

HOUSTON, TX -- The Astros announced today that the contracts of TV broadcasters Todd Kalas and Geoff Blum have been extended through the 2021 season. The tandem calls games on AT&T SportsNet Southwest, the TV partner of the Houston Astros. Kalas and Blum will once again be joined by sideline

Verlander becomes 18th pitcher in MLB history to record 3,000 strikeouts

All-Star pitcher also reaches 300 strikeouts in a single season for first time in career
September 29, 2019

ANAHEIM, CA – Houston Astros RHP Justin Verlander recorded his 3,000th career strikeout tonight, becoming the 18th pitcher in Major League history to reach that milestone. He did so with his sixth of the night, a swinging strikeout of Angels RF Kole Calhoun, who reached first on what was ruled

Limited opening-round Astros postseason tickets on sale today

Tickets will be available by phone and online only starting at 9:00 a.m.
September 25, 2019

HOUSTON, TX -- Individual tickets for opening round Astros postseason home games will go on-sale to the general public on today, Sept. 25 at 9:00 a.m. Fans can purchase tickets by phone at 1-877-9ASTROS and online at www.astros.com/postseason. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the Minute Maid Park