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Astros to face Red Sox at home for the first time since the 2018 ALCS; fans are encouraged to pack the stands for a home field advantage, as the team looks to Take it Back

Astros take on Red Sox for rematch of the year in upcoming homestand
May 17, 2019

HOUSTON, TX – The red-hot Astros, winners of eight games straight and who currently hold the best record in MLB, will take on the Boston Red Sox for the first time since the 2018 ALCS this weekend in Boston. The team will return Monday, May 20 for a 10-game homestand,

Astros Foundation hosts inaugural Safe at Home Luncheon and Style Show

The event raised more than $200,000, benefiting the Astros Foundation’s domestic violence education and awareness efforts
May 9, 2019

HOUSTON -- Today, the Astros Foundation hosted its inauguralSafe at Home Luncheon and Style Show. More than 300 esteemed guests were in attendance, including Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane and his wife Whitney, Astros players and wives, notable Houstonians and sponsors and Texas Council on Family Violence Region 7

Cindy Saenz has been named the Astros' 2019 Honorary Bat Girl and will be honored on May 12 at Minute Maid Park

May 7, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - Major League Baseball has announced the 2019 Honorary Bat Girls for each MLB Club in support of the annual “Going To Bat Against Breast Cancer” initiative, which is traditionally commemorated each Mother’s Day. Clubs had the opportunity to hand-select their respective honorees, each of whom demonstrated an

Astros announce minor league players of the month for April

May 6, 2019

The Houston Astros player development department has named OF Yordan Alvarez the Astros Minor League Player of the Month for April, and RHP Cristian Javier the Astros Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April. Alvarez, 21, batted .347 (26x75) with 20 runs scored, six doubles, 11 homers, 29 RBI

Astros Name April Minor League Players of the Month

May 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONDAY, MAY 6, 2019 CONTACT: Astros Communications 713-259-8900 HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros player development department has named OF Yordan Alvarez the Astros Minor League Player of the Month for April, and RHP Cristian Javier the Astros Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April. Alvarez,

Astros Golf Foundation confirms new driving range plans for Memorial Park

April 18, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - On Wednesday, April 17, the Astros Golf Foundation received approval from Memorial Park Standards Committee on plans for a newly-designed, expanded driving range at the City of Houston’s Memorial Park Golf Course. These approved plans are another milestone towards the Astros Golf Foundation’s renovation goal to create

Astros return to Minute Maid Park for home opener April 5

April 2, 2019

The Houston Astros return home to Minute Maid Park for an expected sold out 2019 Home Opener on Friday, April 5 as they take on the Oakland Athletics at 7:10 p.m. C.T. The game will be broadcast on MLB Network and AT&T SportsNet and on the Astros flagship radio stations

Astros Set 2019 Minor League Rosters

Minor League Opening Day is Thursday, April 4
March 27, 2019

HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Astros player development department has set the club’s minor league rosters for the 2019 season at four affiliates: Triple A Round Rock, Double A Corpus Christi, Class A Advanced Fayetteville and Class A Quad Cities. These rosters are subject to change and will not be

Karbach to host Astros official Opening Day Watch Party tomorrow, March 28

Justin Verlander to face Blake Snell and the Tampa Bay Rays in season opener
March 27, 2019

Fans are invited to Karbach Brewing Company tomorrow, Thursday, March 28 for the Astros official Opening Day Watch Party as the Astros take on the Tampa Bay Rays to kick off the 2019 season. The Watch Party will start at 2:30 p.m. prior to the game’s 3:00 p.m. CT start.

Astros sign Justin Verlander to three-year contract

Deal will begin this season and run through 2021
March 24, 2019

The Houston Astros have signed right-handed pitcher Justin Verlander to a three-year contract, which begins this season and runs through the 2021 campaign. The announcement was made today by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow. “Justin Verlander is one of the elite pitchers in baseball,” said

Astros sign Alex Bregman to five-year contract extension

Deal will keep Bregman with the Astros for the next six seasons through 2024
March 22, 2019

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - The Houston Astros have signed third baseman Alex Bregman to a five-year contract extension. The announcement was made today by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow. The extension, which begins in 2020, will keep Bregman in an Astros uniform for the

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