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Astros Sign Pressly to Two-Year Contract Extension

Deal also includes vesting option for 2022 season
March 20, 2019

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — The Houston Astros have signed right-handed pitcher Ryan Pressly to a two-year contract extension covering the 2020 and 2021 seasons. The deal also includes a vesting option for 2022. Additional terms of the deal were not disclosed. The announcement was made by Astros President of

Astros send 9 players down to Minor League camp

March 19, 2019

The Houston Astros made another round of roster cuts this morning, sending a total of nine players down to minor league camp. The club optioned three players, OF Derek Fisher, LHP Cionel Pérez and OF Myles Straw, and reassigned six, OF Yordan Alvarez, LHP Kent Emanuel, IF Jack Mayfield, RHP

Today's Astros Game Canceled due to Inclement Weather

Game will not be rescheduled
March 19, 2019

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Today’s Houston Astros game, scheduled for 1:05 p.m. ET, against the Phillies at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, FL, has been canceled due to rain. The game will not be rescheduled. The Astros next scheduled game is set for tomorrow

Statement by Astros manager AJ Hinch

March 17, 2019

Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch released the following statement today: “I’m very passionate about our players and our team, but on Friday night I made some emotional comments that took attention away from the play on the field. I take responsibility for my actions and comments and accept the league’s

Astros statement regarding Martes suspension

March 12, 2019

The Houston Astros released the following statement regarding today’s suspension of right-handed pitcher Francis Martes: "The Houston Astros fully support MLB's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment program. We hope that Francis can learn from this experience and that he returns to have a successful career. We will not comment further

Astros 2019 single-game tickets on sale Friday, March 8

Astros full 2019 Promotion Schedule available now on Astros.com
March 7, 2019

HOUSTON, TX – Beginning tomorrow, March 8 at 9:00 a.m. CT, all fans will be able to purchase their single game tickets for the entire Houston Astros 2019 regular season. Season tickets, group tickets, mini plans and suite rentals, which provide fans with the best value for the biggest games,

Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic names 2019 All-Tournament Team

Texas A&M named Tournament Champions with 3-0 record
March 5, 2019

The 19th annual Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic concluded over the weekend at Minute Maid Park with Texas A&M being named the Tournament Champions with a perfect 3-0 record. Over 25,000 fans were in attendance over the weekend to watch the nine-game tournament. The Aggies finished as the only

Shriners College Classic to be Televised on AT&T SportsNet

The 19th annual Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic, held at Minute Maid Park from March 1-3, will be televised by AT&T SportsNet and streamed on MLB.com, the AT&T SportsNet app and the MLB At Bat app. All nine games will air live on AT&T SportsNet, in the Astros five-state viewing area, and on mobile platforms. Fans are asked to check local listings for more information.
February 8, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The 19th annual Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic, held at Minute Maid Park from March 1-3, will be televised by AT&T SportsNet and streamed on MLB.com, the AT&T SportsNet app and the MLB At Bat app. All nine games will air live on AT&T SportsNet, in

Astros Agree to One-Year Deal with Chris Devenski

The Houston Astros and right-handed pitcher Chris Devenski have agreed to a one-year contract for 2019, which includes a club option for the 2020 season. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
February 4, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros and right-handed pitcher Chris Devenski have agreed to a one-year contract for 2019, which includes a club option for the 2020 season. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. With

Astros Sign LHP Wade Miley to One-Year Contract

The Houston Astros have signed free agent left-handed pitcher Wade Miley to a one-year contract for the 2019 season. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
February 1, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have signed free agent left-handed pitcher Wade Miley to a one-year contract for the 2019 season. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow.Miley, 32, is coming off a solid 2018 season with the Brewers, in which

Astros to Host Houston Winter Invitational this Weekend

The Astros will host the seventh annual Houston Winter Invitational this weekend at Minute Maid Park. Tickets for the tournament can be purchased at Astros.com/Invitational. The tournament will feature six NCAA Division II universities, squaring off in nine games across the three days.
January 29, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Astros will host the seventh annual Houston Winter Invitational this weekend at Minute Maid Park. Tickets for the tournament can be purchased at Astros.com/Invitational. The tournament will feature six NCAA Division II universities, squaring off in nine games across the three days.The tournament field features three

Astros announce 2019 minor league managers, coaches & coordinators

The Houston Astros have named their minor league coordinators, managers and coaches for the 2019 season.
January 24, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have named their minor league coordinators, managers and coaches for the 2019 season. The managers for the Astros seven minor league clubs will be as follows: Mickey Storey (Triple A Round Rock), Omar Lopez (Double A Corpus Christi), Nate Shaver (Class A Advanced Fayetteville), Ray

Astros Announce Non-Roster Invites to Spring Training

The Houston Astros announced their 2019 non-roster invites to Major League Spring Training today, which includes 11 pitchers, three catchers, six infielders and two outfielders for a total of 22 players. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
January 22, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros announced their 2019 non-roster invites to Major League Spring Training today, which includes 11 pitchers, three catchers, six infielders and two outfielders for a total of 22 players. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow.The group

Astros Hall of Fame presented by Houston Methodist set to open in March

The Houston Astros officially announced today the opening of the Astros Hall of Fame presented by Houston Methodist, which will debut during the 2019 season.
January 22, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros officially announced today the opening of the Astros Hall of Fame presented by Houston Methodist, which will debut during the 2019 season."The creation of the Astros Hall of Fame has been one of our goals for many years, and we are very excited that

2019 Astros Caravan begins Tuesday

he 2019 Houston Astros Caravan presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors will begin Tuesday, January 22. The annual community outreach tour consists of several trips over the course of that week in the Houston area (Jan. 22, 24), Austin (Jan. 22), Corpus Christi (Jan. 23) and San Antonio (Jan. 24) and culminates with the annual Astros FanFest at Minute Maid Park on Saturday, Jan. 26.
January 21, 2019

The 2019 Houston Astros Caravan presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors will begin Tuesday, January 22. The annual community outreach tour consists of several trips over the course of that week in the Houston area (Jan. 22, 24), Austin (Jan. 22), Corpus Christi (Jan. 23) and San Antonio (Jan. 24)

Astros, Karbach Brewing Co. introduce new Crawford Bock beer

The Houston Astros and Houston-based Karbach Brewing Co. have joined forces to bring fans a brand new beer and give back to the Houston community right in time for spring season.
January 18, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros and Houston-based Karbach Brewing Co. have joined forces to bring fans a brand new beer and give back to the Houston community right in time for spring season. Crawford Bock, a smooth, easy-drinking ballpark beer, will make its debut at the 2019 Astros Fan

Astros Golf Foundation unveils new logo & 2019 Houston Open dates

In a press conference this morning in the Museum Room at Memorial Park, the Astros Golf Foundation unveiled new logos and branding and officially announced that the 2019 Houston Open will be held October 7-13 at the Golf Club of Houston.
January 16, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - In a press conference this morning in the Museum Room at Memorial Park, the Astros Golf Foundation unveiled new logos and branding and officially announced that the 2019 Houston Open will be held October 7-13 at the Golf Club of Houston. Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane and

Astros agree to terms with seven players

The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with outfielder Jake Marisnick and right-handed pitchers Will Harris, Lance McCullers Jr., Collin McHugh, Roberto Osuna, Brad Peacock and Ryan Pressly. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow. All seven players were arbitration-eligible. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
January 11, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with outfielder Jake Marisnick and right-handed pitchers Will Harris, Lance McCullers Jr., Collin McHugh, Roberto Osuna, Brad Peacock and Ryan Pressly. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow. All

Astros Agree to Terms with Seven Players

The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with outfielder Jake Marisnick and right-handed pitchers Will Harris, Lance McCullers Jr., Collin McHugh, Roberto Osuna, Brad Peacock and Ryan Pressly. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow. All seven players were arbitration-eligible. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
January 11, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with outfielder Jake Marisnick and right-handed pitchers Will Harris, Lance McCullers Jr., Collin McHugh, Roberto Osuna, Brad Peacock and Ryan Pressly. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow. All

Astros announce 2019 caravan schedule

The 2019 Houston Astros Caravan presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors will begin on Tuesday, January 22. The annual community outreach tour consists of several trips over the course of that week in the Houston area (Jan. 22, 24), Austin (Jan. 22), Corpus Christi (Jan. 23) and San Antonio (Jan. 24) and culminates with the annual Astros FanFest at Minute Maid Park on Saturday, Jan. 26.
January 11, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The 2019 Houston Astros Caravan presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors will begin on Tuesday, January 22. The annual community outreach tour consists of several trips over the course of that week in the Houston area (Jan. 22, 24), Austin (Jan. 22), Corpus Christi (Jan. 23) and

Bregman undergoes procedure on right elbow

Astros All-Star infielder Alex Bregman underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow today to remove loose bodies, Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.
January 11, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - Astros All-Star infielder Alex Bregman underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow today to remove loose bodies, Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.    The procedure was performed by Dr. Thomas Mehlhoff this morning in Houston. Bregman, 24, will be limited

Astros reliever Joe Smith undergoes surgery

Houston Astros right-handed reliever Joe Smith underwent surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon on Tuesday, Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.
December 20, 2018

HOUSTON, TX - Houston Astros right-handed reliever Joe Smith underwent surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon on Tuesday, Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. Smith sustained the injury while working out last week. The injury will keep Smith out of action for approximately

Astros sign free agent OF Michael Brantley

The Houston Astros have signed free agent outfielder Michael Brantley to a two-year contract. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
December 19, 2018

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have signed free agent outfielder Michael Brantley to a two-year contract. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow.No additional terms of the deal were disclosed. Brantley, 31, is a three-time American League All-Star and has been one

Astros sign Chirinos to one-year deal

The Houston Astros have signed free agent catcher Robinson Chirinos to a one-year deal for the 2019 season.
December 6, 2018

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have signed free agent catcher Robinson Chirinos to a one-year deal for the 2019 season. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow.Chirinos, 34, spent his 2018 season with the Rangers, posting career highs in home runs

Statement on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush

Houston Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane released the following statement Saturday on the passing of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush.
December 1, 2018

Houston Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane released the following statement Saturday on the passing of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush:  "President Bush was a great American who devoted his life to serving his country. He epitomized class and dignity and was a true patriot.    "The Houston Astros