Astros Press Releases
Orbit's birthday celebration highlights upcoming homestand for Astros
The Houston Astros, who currently hold the best record in the American League at 30-18 and lead the AL Western Division by six games, return home Friday for a seven-game homestand. The Astros will open play by hosting the Chicago White Sox on Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31.
Altuve leads second basemen in A.L. All-Star Team voting
Major League Baseball announced today that Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is leading all American League second basemen in All-Star voting. Altuve has collected 1,301,754 votes as he contends for his third career Midsummer Classic selection (2012, 2014).
Astros Jersey Day Presented by Majestic Athletic to Take Place on May 29
Majestic Athletic, makers of the official on-field uniform of Major League Baseball, in partnership with the Astros and MLB, today officially announced Jersey Day, a special day for baseball fans to celebrate by donning their official Astros team jerseys in a show of fan pride for the Astros home game on May 29 against the Chicago White Sox.
Castro's Kids to host three book fairs for HISD schools this week
This upcoming Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, the Castro's Kids program will hold book fairs at three different HISD schools to promote summer reading.
Lance McCullers to Make Major League Debut Monday
Right-handed pitcher Lance McCullers will make his Major League debut on Monday night in a start vs. the Oakland A's at Minute Maid Park, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.
Military Appreciation Night to Take Place on May 16, Presented by Whataburger
On Saturday, May 16, the Astros and Whataburger are teaming up to present Military Appreciation Night at Minute Maid Park.
Grammy Award-Winning Artist Drake to HAW Celebrity Softball Game
Grammy Award-winning and platinum-selling recording artist Drake is hosting a celebrity softball game as part of his second annual Houston Appreciation Weekend (HAW) on Friday, May 22, benefitting the Astros Urban Youth Academy.
Astros Promote Correa to Triple A Fresno
The Houston Astros have promoted shortstop Carlos Correa to Triple A Fresno. He will report to the Grizzlies tomorrow, prior to their series opener at Albuquerque. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
Astros Place Springer on DL; Select Tucker from Triple A
The Houston Astros have placed outfielder George Springer on the 7-day Concussion Disabled List. To take his spot on the active roster, the Astros will select outfielder Preston Tucker from Triple A Fresno tomorrow. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.