Astros Press Releases
Correa Named A.L. Rookie of the Month
Major League Baseball announced this afternoon that Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has been named the American League Rookie of the Month for June.
Astros Place Springer on 15-day DL with Wrist Fracture
The Houston Astros have placed outfielder George Springer on the 15-day Disabled List with a right wrist fracture. To take Springer's spot on the active roster, the club has selected outfielder Alex Presley from Triple A Fresno and has transferred right-handed pitcher Brad Peacock to the 60-day DL. The announcements were made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
Astros Sign International Free Agent Celestino
The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on a contract with international free agent center fielder Gilberto Celestino today. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The announcement was made by Astros Director of International Oz Ocampo.
Today Final Day to Vote Jose Altuve into 2015 MLB All-Star Game
Today, July 2, is the final day fans can vote Astros two-time All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve into the 2015 MLB All-Star Game.
Astros Sign Second Round Pick RHP Thomas Eshelman
The Houston Astros announced today the signing of right-handed pitcher Thomas Eshelman, who was selected in the second round of the 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft.
Astros sign 37th overall pick OF Daz Cameron
The Houston Astros announced today the signing of outfielder Daz Cameron, who was selected with the 37th overall pick in the Competitive Balance Round A in the 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft.
Altuve gaining ground in voting for 2015 MLB All-Star Game
Updated American League All-Star voting totals released today by Major League Baseball revealed that Astros second baseman Jose Altuve moved over 200,000 votes closer to the lead for second basemen.
Astros sign third round pick RHP Riley Ferrell
The Houston Astros announced today the signing of right-handed pitcher Riley Ferrell, who was selected in the third round of the 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft.
Astros Place Qualls on DL, Recall Singleton
The Houston Astros have placed right-handed pitcher Chad Qualls on the 15-day Disabled List with a pinched nerve in his neck, and have recalled first baseman Jon Singleton from Triple A Fresno, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.