Astros announce contract tenders
Six players tendered contracts; Scrubb outrighted to Triple A
The Houston Astros have tendered contracts to all six of their arbitration-eligible players: IF Aledmys Díaz, RHP Josh James, RHP Phil Maton, RHP Rafael Montero, RHP Ryne Stanek and LHP Framber Valdez. Additionally, the club outrighted RHP Andre Scrubb to Triple A Sugar Land. The announcements were made by Astros
Alvarez and Tucker selected to the All-MLB Team
Both Astros earn Second-Team honors
HOUSTON, TX - Tonight, Major League Baseball announced that DH Yordan Alvarez and OF Kyle Tucker were selected to the All-MLB Team presented by Cue Health. Both Alvarez and Tucker earned Second-Team honors.
The selections were made by fans voting on MLB.com and a decorated panel of media members, broadcasters,
Former Astros manager Bill Virdon has passed away
Was winningest manager in franchise history; Led club to first postseason appearance
HOUSTON, TX — Former Astros manager Bill Virdon, who is the franchise leader in career wins, has passed away. He was 90 years old.
Virdon took over as Astros manager on August 20, 1975, and would remain at the helm until August of 1982. In that span, he compiled a
Astros Acquire Minor League OF Logan Cerny from Phillies
Young centerfielder was 2021 draft pick for Philadelphia
HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Astros have acquired minor league outfielder Logan Cerny from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for catcher Garrett Stubs, General Manager James Click announced today.
Correa & Astros recognized for defensive excellence
Correa named Platinum Glove Award winner, Astros earn Team Gold Glove Award
HOUSTON, TX - Tonight, Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. named shortstop Carlos Correa as the 2021 Platinum Glove Award winner as the game’s top individual defender and the Houston Astros as the American League Team Gold Glove Award winner.
Correa becomes the first player in franchise history to win the
Astros partner Energy Transfer makes $25,000 donation to Astros Foundation
Donation is result of season-long initiative based on strikeouts
HOUSTON, TX – Astros partner Energy Transfer has donated $25,000 to the Astros Foundation as part of their season-long initiative that pledged $25 for every strikeout recorded by an Astros pitcher at home in 2021.
The initiative and the final donation total of $25,000 is in recognition of Energy Transfer’s
Baker and Garcia named finalists for BBWAA Awards
Winners will be announced on November 15th and 16th
HOUSTON, TX - Astros Manager Dusty Baker and right-handed pitcher Luis Garcia were each named finalists for the 2021 BBWAA Awards. Baker is a finalist for American League Manager of the Year while Garcia Is a finalist for the American League Rookie of the Year Award.
Baker helped lead the
Paula Harris named new executive director of Astros Foundation
Harris brings over three decades of experience as a Houston community leader
HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Astros today announced that Paula Harris has been named the new Executive Director, Astros Foundation and Senior Vice President, Community Affairs.
Harris brings over 33 years of experience working in the Houston community, both professionally as an executive with Schlumberger Ltd., and personally with a
Correa and Gurriel named Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners
Astros infielders win first Gold Glove Awards
HOUSTON, TX - Rawlings Sporting Goods Company Inc. announced tonight that Astros shortstop Carlos Correa and first baseman Yuli Gurriel have won the American League Rawlings Gold Glove Award for their respective positions.
Astros, Baker agree on new one-year deal
Veteran skipper has guided Astros to World Series & two ALCS appearances
HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros and manager Dusty Baker have agreed to a new, one-year contract for the 2022 season.
Baker, who was originally hired by the Astros on January 29, 2020, has had great success as Houston’s skipper in his first two seasons. In 2021, he helped lead
Astros return home to host Braves in World Series Game 6 Tuesday
Popular postseason Street Fest continues; Rally Towels; Carly Pearce sings National Anthem
HOUSTON, Texas – The Houston Astros return to Minute Maid Park to host the Atlanta Braves in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 7:09 p.m. CT.
Fans are encouraged to wear Orange as we look to Orange Out Houston all World Series long.
Astros Golf Foundation and PGA TOUR partner with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to sponsor the Houston Open in 2021
Memorial Park Golf Course in Downtown Houston set to host for second year
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – The Astros Golf Foundation and PGA TOUR announced today that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), an enterprise information technology company based in Houston, will become title sponsor of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Houston Open for 2021 in support of tournament host and beneficiary, the Astros
Five Astros named Rawlings Gold Glove Award finalists
Winners will be announced on November 7
HOUSTON, TX - Carlos Correa (shortstop), Zack Greinke (pitcher), Yuli Gurriel (first base), Martín Maldonado (catcher) and Kyle Tucker (right field) have each been named finalists for the 2021 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards at their respective positions.
Day and Lowry dommitted to 2021 Houston Open field
Two more former Major winners, led by former World No. 1 Jason Day are committed to the field.
HOUSTON, Texas – Two more former Major winners in former World No. 1 Jason Day and Shane Lowry have committed to the 2021 Houston Open field, it was announced today.
The 2021 Houston Open is set for Nov. 11-14 at Memorial Park Golf Course.
Day and Lowry are the ninth
Houston Astros set to host Boston Red Sox in ALCS Games One and Two
Popular postseason Street Fest continues; Rally Towels; Star-studded pregame festivities include Sarah Grace, Tauren Wells, Booker T and Vince Young among others
HOUSTON, Texas -- The Houston Astros are set to host the Boston Red Sox in games one and two of the American League Championship Series this weekend, with game one set for Friday, Oct. 15 at 7:07 p.m. CT and game two on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 3:20 p.m. CT.
Astros advance to ALCS for fifth consecutive season
Earn berth with 10-1 victory over White Sox today in Chicago; Five straight ALCS appearances matches AL record
HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Astros have advanced to the American League Championship Series for the fifth consecutive season following today’s 10-1 win over the White Sox in Chicago.
The Astros will host the Boston Red Sox in Games 1 and 2 of the ALCS on Friday and Saturday, respectively
Astros RHP Lance McCullers, Jr. to start Game 4
Rotation revised following today’s postponement
CHICAGO, IL - Astros RHP Lance McCullers, Jr. will start vs. the Chicago White Sox tomorrow afternoon in Game 4 of the American League Division Series at Guaranteed Rate Field. First pitch is scheduled for 1:07 p.m. CT. The Astros currently hold a 2-1 lead in the series.
Today's ALDS Game 4 in Chicago postponed
Game has been rescheduled for tomorrow at 1:07 p.m. CT
CHICAGO, IL – Game 4 of the American League Division Series between the Astros and White Sox, originally scheduled for today, has been postponed due to the forecast for rainfall throughout the remainder of the day. The game has been rescheduled for tomorrow with a 1:07 p.m. CT first pitch.
AL West champion Houston Astros to host AL Central champion Chicago White Sox in 2021 ALDS
Popular postseason Street Fest; Rally Towels are back; Mattress Mack, Bun B, Paul Wall featured as well
HOUSTON, Texas – The AL West Champion Astros will open postseason play and their fifth-consecutive American League Division Series as they host the AL Central Champion Chicago White Sox at Minute Maid Park for game one, Thursday, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. CT and game two, Friday, Oct. 8 at
Scott, Reed and Woodland lead group of seven additional major winners committed to 2021 Houston Open
Adam Scott and Patrick Reed, former Masters Tournament winners, alongside Gary Woodland, former U.S. Open champion will be in the field in 2021.
HOUSTON, Texas – Seven additional Major winners, led by Adam Scott, Patrick Reed and Gary Woodland have committed to the 2021 Houston Open.
The seven join previously announced four-time Major winner Brooks Koepka, who won the 2017 and 2018 U.S. Open and the 2018 and 2019 PGA Championship.
Tucker named AL Player of the Month for Sept.-Oct.
First Player of the Month Award for Astros outfielder
HOUSTON, TX - Astros outfielder Kyle Tucker was named the American League Player of the Month for September-October today.
It is the first Player of the Month award for the 24-year-old Astros outfielder. For the combined months, Tucker led the AL in OPS (1.130) while hitting .346 with 10 doubles,
Astros Foundation hosts Texas Council on Family Violence to discuss pandemic's effect on domestic violence, current efforts
Event at Minute Maid Park offers look at dramatic increase in domestic violence last year, local community leaders share insight on Harris County efforts to increase safety
HOUSTON, TX (Oct. 2, 2021) – Today, the Astros Foundation hosted the Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) at Minute Maid Park to share insights from the 2020 Honoring Texas Victims Report – an annual report detailing all domestic violence-related homicides across Texas – and to discuss how local entities