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Astros look to clinch AL West title in last homestand of the season, starting tomorrow

Zack Greinke Replica Jersey, Michael Brantley Bobblehead and Hispanic Heritage Weekend to highlight final homestand promotions
September 16, 2019

HOUSTON, TX – The Astros return home tomorrow for an exciting final homestand of the regular season, as they look to earn their 100th win of the season and clinch the AL West Division Championship with a magic number of five! This homestand includes many promotions and events, including a

HOUSTON, TX – The Astros return home tomorrow for an exciting final homestand of the regular season, as they look to earn their 100th win of the season and clinch the AL West Division Championship with a magic number of five! This homestand includes many promotions and events, including a Zack Greinke Replica White Jersey Giveaway (Sept. 17), a Michael Brantley Hitting Bobblehead (Sept. 18), and the annual Hispanic Heritage Weekend and Street Fest (Sept. 21-22). Tickets for the upcoming homestand are still available and start at only $9 for select games.

Fans can secure 2019 Postseason tickets by purchasing 2020 Season Tickets, available now by emailing seasontickets@astros.com or calling 713-259-8402. Group tickets and suite rentals are available for select games, and single game tickets are available for all games. Tickets can be purchased online at Astros.com/tickets or by phone at 1-877-9ASTROS (1-877-927-8767).

TICKET AND GATE ENTRY POLICIES

As a reminder regarding tickets, all fans must either have their printed tickets in hand or utilize the MLB Ballpark App on their mobile devices to access Minute Maid Park and any Astros Street Fests. PDFs, screenshots or any photos of tickets on a mobile device will NOT be accepted, and the Astros will not be able to print tickets on-site.

As a part of the Astros ongoing commitment to the safety of all fans and in compliance with Astros security policies and other sports and entertainment venues around the country, there is no re-entry into the ballpark once fans are scanned in. Fans will also not be allowed to bring multi-zipper backpacks into the ballpark. Exceptions to this rule include diaper bags, single-compartment drawstring bags and other bags used for medical reasons. As usual, all bags will be searched prior to entry into the stadium.

In our continued effort to expedite entry and decrease the amount of time fans wait in line to get into the ballpark, the Astros have added a new entrance at Home Plate and increased the total amount of metal detectors at the entrances. Fans are still encouraged to arrive early, in order to avoid long lines and delays.

Tuesday, September 17 vs. Texas Rangers- 7:10 p.m.

ALL FANS attending Tuesday’s game will receive a Zack Greinke Replica White Jersey, presented by Gallery Furniture, as they enter the gates. In addition, the Astros Foundation in partnership with the non-profit organization Constituting America will be distributing pocket-sized copies of the United States Constitution in honor of Constitution Day to 15,000 fans, as they enter the gates. As a reminder, for all Monday - Saturday gate giveaways dates, all gates will open three (3) hours prior to First Pitch. Fans are encouraged to arrive at the ballpark early to receive any promotional giveaways, as supplies are limited and not guaranteed. For tickets or more information, visit Astros.com/promotions.

The last Dollar Dog Night of the season is Tuesday! Every Tuesday night home game is $1 Hot Dog Night presented by Nolan Ryan Beef! Fans can purchase an unlimited number of Nolan Ryan Beef hot dogs at $1 each, while supplies last (limit of four per person per concession visit).

T-Shirt Tuesday, presented by DraftKings, also takes place every Tuesday home game. Fans have an opportunity to purchase a special ticket add-on for only $10 that includes an exclusive Astros designed t-shirt as a part of T-Shirt Tuesday. Tomorrow’s t-shirt features a “Verlander-Cole Pocket Aces” design. For tickets and more information, visit astros.com/tshirt.

Like he has all season, Josh Reddick will host military families for a batting practice viewing and meet and greet in the Press Conference Room, before Tuesday’s game. This meet and greet will be after Astros batting practice and is open to the media.

Wednesday, September 18 vs. Texas Rangers 7:10 p.m.

On Wednesday, ALL FANS attending the game will receive a Michael Brantley “Batting” Bobblehead, presented by Gallery Furniture, as they enter the gates. As a reminder, for all Monday - Saturday gate giveaways dates, all gates will open three (3) hours prior to First Pitch. Fans are encouraged to arrive at the ballpark early to receive any promotional giveaways, as supplies are limited and not guaranteed. For tickets or more information, visit Astros.com/promotions.

WWE announced that the 2020 Royal Rumble will be held at Minute Maid Park January 26th! To help bring the good news to Houston, former wrestlers Matt Hardy and Booker T will be in attendance during Wednesday’s game and will throw out a ceremonial first pitch. Tickets for the Royal Rumble will go on sale to the public Friday, September 20 at astros.com/rumble.

The Astros will honor Alex Bregman as their 2019 Roberto Clemente Award nominee during a pregame ceremony prior to Wednesday’s contest. Bregman is one of 30 Club nominees eligible to win the league-wide Roberto Clemente Award. Fan voting and a special selection committee will determine the winner, who will be announced at the 2019 World Series. Fans can vote now until September 29 at mlb.com/clemente21.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Wednesday’s game.

Friday, September 20 vs. Los Angeles Angels 7:10 p.m.

Throughout the season, every Friday night home game at Minute Maid Park is part of the Big and Bright Friday Nights series. A special Pregame Happy Hour, presented by Budweiser, will take place at the Budweiser Brew House. Fans can enjoy $6, 16oz Budweiser Signature Draft beer specials, a live DJ, corn hole, jenga, and more from the time gates open until 6:30 p.m. before every Friday night home game. Fans can also participate in the Friday Night Beer Crawl, presented by Budweiser, which includes four unique Minute Maid Park locations with a different beer options at each location. Ballpark beer crawl starts when gates open and ends at the end of the 7th inning. Beer crawl locations will be listed on Astros.com/happyhour. Must be 21 years or older to participate. Fans are encouraged to drink responsibly.

To cap off ** Big and Bright Friday Night, fans are invited to stay after the game for **Friday Night Fireworks, presented by ConocoPhillips. This Friday’s fireworks will be synced to Tejano themed music, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Upon conclusion of Friday’s game and prior to the start of Friday Night Fireworks, fans will be asked to move from the following sections for their safety and enjoyment: Home Run Alley, Escalator Tower Stairs in Center Field, Budweiser Brew House Tiers, Budweiser Batter’s Eye Bar, Torchy’s Deck, Crawford Boxes and sections 100-109, 205-208, 305-309, and 405-409. For more information on Friday night, visit Astros.com/fridaynights.

FANtastic Fridays makes its return this year. Each week, fans can stop by a predetermined location and win prizes or tickets and interact with the Astros Shooting Stars and Shuttle Crew. This week’s FANtasitic Friday will be at Shipley Do-Nuts. Check Astros social media on Thursday for the exact location.

Saturday, September 21 vs. Los Angeles Angels - 6:10 p.m.

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Weekend, the Astros will wear their “Los Astros” jerseys all weekend. The Astros will also have a special pregame ceremony on Saturday celebrating the Hispanic heritage of several Astros players.

Prior to Saturday’s game, fans with A 9/21 game ticket are invited to come out early and enjoy the Hispanic Heritage Street Fest from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. on the Plaza on Crawford St. The Street Fest will feature Latin food trucks, live music, games and more! Please note, a valid game ticket is required for entry into the Hispanic Street Fest. There will also be an option for fans to upgrade their game ticket all weekend to get an exclusive Hispanic Heritage jersey or hat. Astros jersey choices include Mexico, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Dominican Republic – the countries in which we have representatives from on our team. For tickets and more information, visit astros.com/hispanicheritage.

In addition, ALL FANS in attendance for Saturday’s game will receive a Carlos Correa “Puerto Rico Flag” Bobblehead, presented by Exclusive Furniture, as they enter the gates. As a reminder, for all Monday - Saturday gate giveaways dates, all gates will open three (3) hours prior to First Pitch. Fans are encouraged to arrive at the ballpark early to receive any promotional giveaways, as supplies are limited and not guaranteed. For tickets or more information, visit Astros. com/promotions.

Alex Bregman will host the Little League World Series Champion team from River Ridge, Louisiana for Saturday’s game. The team will be available to the media during the Astros’ batting practice on Saturday.

Prior to Saturday’s game, the Astros Foundation will recognize the recipient of the Jamie Hildreth Scholarship. This scholarship is given annually to a student attending University of Houston for broadcasting.

During a pregame ceremony, the Astros will recognize the 2019 Astros minor league player and pitcher of the year, infielder Abraham Toro and right-handed pitcher Cristian Javier.

Sunday, September 22 vs. Los Angeles Angels- 1:10 p.m.

The Hispanic Heritage Street Fest fun continues on Sunday for fans with a 9/8 game ticket. From 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., the Street Fest will feature Latin food trucks, live music, games and more! Please note, a valid game ticket is required for entry into the Hispanic Street Fest.

As the final regular season home game, Sunday is also Fan Appreciation Day! Throughout the game, fans will have many opportunities to win prizes and take home an extra Astros souvenir. For tickets, visit astros.com.

Prior to Sunday’s game, 10,000 fans in attendance will receive an Astros Team Poster/2020 Schedule, presented by Phillips66, as they enter the gates. As a reminder, for all Sunday gate giveaways dates, all gates will open two (2) hours prior to First Pitch. Fans are encouraged to arrive at the ballpark early to receive any promotional giveaways, as supplies are limited and not guaranteed. For tickets or more information, visit Astros.com/promotions.

The Astros Foundation will announce the recipients of the Astros Foundation Grant Program during a pregame ceremony on Sunday.

Following Sunday’s afternoon contest, young Astros fans 5-12 are invited to participate in Kids Run the Bases, presented by Securian Financial. The line for Kids Run the Bases will begin at Section 131/132 starting in the 8th inning.

MINI PLANS AND VALUE TICKET DEALS

Astros fans can catch the deal of the season with Double Play Tuesdays, presented by Powerade. Participating fans receive two View Deck II tickets for only $22. Present two (2) labels from any Powerade product containers at the Minute Maid Park Box Office to receive two (2) View Deck II tickets for $22. Offer good at select Tuesday home games. For more information, please visit Astros.com/value.

The Coca-Cola Ballpark Bundle is one of the best ballpark bargains. Available for select Monday-Thursday regular season games throughout the 2019 season, this offer includes one View Deck I ticket, one hot dog, one 20 oz. bottle of Coca-Cola product and one popcorn, a $37 value for just $20! For more information, please visit Astros.com/value.

Make sure to get your little Astros fan signed up for the Astros Buddies Club, presented by BBVA! An Astros Buddies membership includes premium items, exclusive Buddies-only experiences, tickets to select Astros games and more for only $30 plus tax. Astros Buddies memberships are available for young fans 12 and under. For more information on the Astros Buddies Club, please visit Astros.com/buddies.