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Astros announce caravan schedule

January 11, 2019

HOUSTON -- 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

HOUSTON -- 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
The Astros Caravan gives fans the opportunity to connect with current and former players, broadcasters and front office personnel at various locations throughout the week as the club approaches the start of Spring Training camp. 
The fan outreach tour will stop at several different community centers and visit military facilities, hospitals and local schools. There will also be several opportunities for fans to get free autographs from Astros players at select Academy Sports + Outdoors locations.
The Astros will once again host Caravan Jams in select markets throughout the week, which will feature music, inflatables and interaction with players through a public Q&A session.
The 2019 caravan consist of current and former players, prospects, broadcasters and front office personnel. Popular Astros mascot Orbit will also make appearances throughout the week. For more information and complete details, visit www.astros.com/caravan
Astros FanFest, will cap off the week-long Caravan at Minute Maid Park on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. with activities for all ages including autograph sessions with many current and former players, playing catch in the outfield, taking swings in the Astros batting cages, running the bases, bullpen throwing sessions, photo booths of all kinds, fan forums with front office staff and current players, run the bases for fans of all ages, and picture opportunities in the dugouts. All activity voucher proceeds benefit the Astros Foundation. For more information, visit www.astros.com/fanfest.
Current details for the Astros Caravan are as follows (please note that players are subject to change and the schedule will continue to be updated):
Tuesday, Jan. 22
West Houston (Katy) 
Players/broadcaster: Tyler White, Brady Rodgers, Steve Sparks
Chick-fil-A
• 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
• Address: 369 South Mason Road, Katy, TX 77450 
• Open to media and public
Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
• 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
• Address: 23155 Katy Freeway, Katy, TX 77449
• Open to media and public

  • Note, players will only sign the commemorative autograph cards provided at each Academy Sports + Outdoors location.
    Caravan Jam at La Centerra
    • 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    • Address: 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy, TX 77494
    • Open to media and public
    Austin/Round Rock
    Players/broadcasters: Kyle Tucker, Josh James, Chris Devenski, Todd Kalas
    Round Rock Express Luncheon
    • 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
    • Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, TX 78665
    • Ticket info: 512-255-2255 or visit RoundRockExpress.com
    • Open to media and ticketed public
    Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing 
    • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
    • Address: 1104 C-bar Ranch Trail, Cedar Park, TX 78613
    • Open to media and public
  • Note, players will only sign the commemorative autograph cards provided at each Academy Sports + Outdoors location. 
    Wednesday, Jan. 23
    Corpus Christi
    Players/broadcaster: Myles Straw, Max Stassi, Corbin Martin, Robert Ford
    Whataburger 
    • 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
    • Address: TBD 
    • Open to media and public - Note: This is not an autograph session
    Caravan Jam at Whataburger Field
    • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
    • Address: 734 East Port Ave., Corpus Christi, TX 78401 
    • Open to media
    Thursday, Jan. 24
    North Houston - Woodlands Area
    Player/Broadcaster List: Jake Marisnick, Tyler White, Geoff Blum

    HEB
    • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • Address: 20311 Champion Forest Dr., Spring, TX 77379
    • Open to media and public
    Caravan Jam at Fountains at Waterway Square
    • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
    • Address: 31 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands, TX 77380
    • Open to media and public
    Central Houston - Inner Loop
    Players/broadcaster: Tony Kemp, Robinson Chirinos, AJ Hinch, Steve Sparks
    Chick-fil-A 
    • 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    • Address: 5325 South Rice Ave., Houston, TX 77081 
    • Open to media and public
    Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
    • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    • Address: 2404 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77098 
    • Open to media and public
  • Note - Players will only sign the commemorative autograph cards provided at each Academy Sports + Outdoors location.
    San Antonio
    Players/broadcaster: TBA
    Locations being confirmed
    * NOTE - Next week, the Astros will release more information, including an updated and complete listing and schedule of players taking part in the Caravan and Fanfest.