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Country Music Legends Clay Walker and Tracy Byrd to Headline Two Houston Open Events

September 12, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Astros Golf Foundation announced today that country music legends Clay Walker and Tracy Byrd are set to headline two Houston Open events during what will be an exciting tournament week for fans in attendance! On Tuesday, October 8, the Astros Golf Foundation will host the Houston

Astros visit MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Astros players Kyle Tucker and Myles Straw join Orbit and the Astros Foundation for event-filled morning
September 9, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - As a part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Astros were selected by Major League Baseball to donate 200 Starlight Brave Gowns to a local pediatric cancer hospital. The Astros Foundation and The University of Texas MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital partnered to host an event this

Larry Dierker to be inducted into Media Wall of Honor

Pregame ceremony for franchise icon set for Sunday, Sept. 22
September 9, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - On Sunday, Sept. 22, franchise icon Larry Dierker will be inducted into the Houston Baseball Media Wall of Honor. That date is Dierker’s 73rd birthday and the 55th anniversary of his Major League debut, which came as an 18-year old for the Houston Colt .45s in 1964.

Astros announce August Minor League Players of the Month 

September 6, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros player development department has named its August Players of the Month, which are as follows: FULL SEASON Player of the Month: IF Jack Mayfield Pitcher of the Month: RHP Cristian Javier SHORT SEASON Player of the Month: C Nerio Rodriguez Pitcher of the Month:

Verlander Named AL Player of the Week

Astros All-Star wins ninth career weekly award coming off historic no-hitter
September 3, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball announced today that Houston Astros RHP Justin Verlander has been named the American League Player of the Week for the week of Aug. 26-Sept. 1. This marks the ninth career AL Player of the Week award for Verlander and first this season. His last

Alvarez, Bregman earn AL monthly awards for August

Third consecutive monthly honors for Alvarez; Second career monthly award for Bregman
September 3, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball announced today that Astros OF Yordan Alvarez has been named AL Rookie of the Month and Astros IF Alex Bregman has been named AL Player of the Month. Both were recognized for the month of August. For Alvarez, this marks the third consecutive month

Astros Golf Foundation Confirms 2019 Houston Open Tournament Giveaways

Houston Astros to host Golf Night September 12 at Minute Maid Park in anticipation of the tournament
August 29, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Astros Golf Foundation confirmed today that the 2019 Houston Open tournament will have exclusive gate giveaways Thursday - Sunday for 5,000 fans in attendance, each day of Championship Play! For Houston Open tickets, visit houstonopengolf.com. Thursday, October 10 - Houston Open Can Cooler (5,000 fans) Friday,

Astros Release 2020 Spring Training Schedule

Grapefruit League opener will be Feb. 22 vs. Washington
August 19, 2019

The Houston Astros have unveiled their 2020 Spring Training schedule, with the opening game set for Saturday, Feb. 22 vs. the Washington Nationals. The 2020 season will mark the Astros fourth at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, located in West Palm Beach, Fla. The Feb. 22 contest vs. the

Astros return for promo-packed 10-game homestand

Introducing Original Thirsty Thursday with half price draft beer every Thursday home game!
August 18, 2019

HOUSTON, TX – The Astros will return from their longest road trip of the season and continue to battle for the best record in the American League this week. Tomorrow starts a 10-game homestand packed with fan-favorite promotions and events, including a 2005 NL Champions Biggio Replica Ring (Aug. 19),

Reid Ryan to enter Round Rock Express Hall of Fame

D RYAN TO ENTER ROUND ROCK EXPRESS HALL OF FAME Induction ceremony scheduled for tonight at Dell Diamond
August 16, 2019

HOUSTON, TX -- The Round Rock Express will induct Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan into their Hall of Fame prior to tonight’s 7:05 p.m. game vs. Oklahoma City at Dell Diamond. Ryan will become the sixth member of the Round Rock Express Hall of Fame and the first

2019 Houston Baseball Media Wall of Honor Nominees

August 14, 2019

Listed below are the 2019 nominees for the Houston Baseball Media Wall of Honor. The Astros began the Wall of Honor in 2007, when Anita Martini was chosen as the inaugural inductee. She’s been followed by Gene Elston (2008), Neil Hohlfeld (2009), Mickey Herskowitz (2010), Bill Brown (2011), Milo Hamilton

Original Thirsty Thursdays, no-hitter poster and Zack Greinke replica white jersey added to Astros promotions calendar

August 13, 2019

HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Astros announced today that new promotions have been added to the calendar! Fans will now have a chance to take home a piece of history with a Combined No-Hitter promotional item or a jersey of one of the newest Astros, Zack Greinke. New to the

Tonight’s Astros game postponed due to inclement weather

Game rescheduled for tomorrow as part of straight doubleheader
August 12, 2019

CHICAGO, IL – Tonight’s Houston Astros game, scheduled for 7:10 p.m. CT, against the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL, has been postponed due to inclement weather conditions. The game has been rescheduled for tomorrow as the first game of a straight doubleheader. The first game of

Astros Release 2020 Regular Season Schedule

Will begin season at home on March 26 vs. Angels; Schedule includes matchups vs. NL East opponents
August 12, 2019

The Houston Astros will begin the 2020 regular season at home, taking on future Hall of Famers Albert Pujols and Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on March 26 in the first of a four-game series. This will mark the first time that the Astros have faced

Astros to upgrade, extend netting at Minute Maid Park

New netting will be installed prior to the homestand starting on August 19
August 8, 2019

HOUSTON, TX -- The Houston Astros announced today that the protective netting inside Minute Maid Park will be both upgraded and extended to cover more of the seating area. The current netting will be replaced with knot-less netting, which will allow for an improved viewing experience for fans. The netting

Astros announce July Minor League Players of the Month

August 5, 2019

HOUSTON -- The Houston Astros player development department has named its July Players of the Month, which are as follows: FULL SEASON

  • July Player of the Month: SS Jeremy Peña
  • July Pitcher of the Month: RHP Jojanse Torres SHORT SEASON
  • July Player of the Month: C Nate

Astros add two '2005 NL Champions' replica ring dates to promotions calendar

Fans have the chance to collect a Craig Biggio version (8/19) and Jeff Bagwell version (9/9)
August 5, 2019

HOUSTON – The Houston Astros announced today two additional ALL FANS gate giveaways! Fans with a game ticket on August 19 and September 9 will have the opportunity to receive a 2005 NL Champions Replica Ring, presented by Gallery Furniture, the first date featuring Craig Biggio and the second featuring

Alvarez, Cole, Gurriel earn MLB monthly awards for July

Marks first time Astros have had three winners in same month; Back-to-back monthly awards for Cole and Alvarez
August 3, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball announced today that Astros RHP Gerrit Cole has been named American League Pitcher of the Month, Astros 1B Yuli Gurriel has been named AL Player of the Month and Astros OF Yordan Alvarez has been named AL Rookie of the Month. All were recognized

Astros inaugural Hall of Fame Weekend highlights upcoming five-game homestand

Astros Hall of Fame Weekend, presented by Houston Methodist, includes inaugural HOF Induction Ceremony (8/3), Alumni Home Run Derby (8/4) and gate giveaways Friday - Sunday!
August 1, 2019

HOUSTON, TX – Baseball returns to Minute Maid Park tomorrow for a special commemorative weekend, Astros Hall of Fame Weekend, presented by Houston Methodist. For the first time in franchise history, sixteen members will be inducted into the Astros Hall of Fame, prior the Saturday’s game. Previously known as Legends

Astros acquire Greinke, Biagini, Sanchez in multiple trades today

July 31, 2019

The Houston Astros made three trades today in advance of the Major League Baseball trading deadline. In the headliner, the Astros acquired six-time All-Star RHP Zack Greinke from Arizona in exchange for four minor league players: RHP J.B. Bukauskas, RHP Corbin Martin, OF Seth Beer and IF Joshua Rojas. In

Astros Acquire Maldonado From Cubs

Catcher acquired in exchange for Tony Kemp
July 31, 2019

The Houston Astros have acquired catcher Martín Maldonado from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for infielder/outfielder Tony Kemp. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow. Maldonado, 32, has split his season between Chicago and Kansas City, appearing in 78 Major League games,

Astros acquire Andre Scrubb from Dodgers

Double A pitcher acquired in exchange for Tyler White
July 25, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Andre Scrubb from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for infielder Tyler White. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow. Scrubb, 24, has pitched his entire season at Double A

Astros Announce Six Remaining Gate Giveaways Now Deemed “All Fans” Giveaways

July 25, 2019

HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Astros announced today that six of the remaining gate giveaways during the regular season will now be available for ALL FANS. “We wanted to provide our fans with as many opportunities to take home one of our exclusive promotional items,” said Astros President of Business

Astros Golf Foundation announces Butch Harmon as Houston Open honoree

Activation and hospitality area details also revealed; tournament tickets available now at houstonopengolf.com
July 23, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - On Tuesday, July 23, the Astros Golf Foundation and Houston Open announced that renowned professional golf instructor, Butch Harmon, will be the Houston Open Honoree. “The Houston Open is about celebrating golf and celebrating Houston,” said Astros Golf Foundation President Giles Kibbe. “Butch and his family have

Astros' upcoming homestand to feature AL West showdown

Homestand highlights include Superhero Day, Apollo 11 Night, and Movie Day!
July 18, 2019

HOUSTON, TX – Baseball returns to Minute Maid Park, as the Astros take on their in-state rival, the Texas Rangers this weekend (July 19-21) in the second Lone Star Series, presented by Texas Lottery, in Houston, before capping the homestand with a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics (July 22-24).