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  • 6/27/2016 | Correa named American League Player of the Week

    Major League Baseball announced this morning that Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has been named the American League Player of the Week for the week of June 20-26. This marks Correa's first career Player of the Week award.

  • 6/22/2016 | Astros Sign First-Round Draft Pick Forrest Whitley

    HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros announced today the signing of right-handed pitcher Forrest Whitley, who was selected with the 17th overall pick in the first round of the 2016 MLB First Year Player Draft. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • 6/20/2016 | ASTROS SIGN FIVE PLAYERS FROM 2016 MLB DRAFT CLASS

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed five additional players who were selected in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Those players include infielder Abraham Toro-Hernandez (fifth round), right-handed pitcher Chad Donato (11th), infielder Ryne Birk (13th), right-handed pitcher Kevin Hill (25th) and right-handed pitcher Ian Hardman (36th). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • 6/20/2016 | Astros Sign Five Players from 2016 MLB Draft Class

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed five additional players who were selected in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Those players include infielder Abraham Toro-Hernandez (fifth round), right-handed pitcher Chad Donato (11th), infielder Ryne Birk (13th), right-handed pitcher Kevin Hill (25th) and right-handed pitcher Ian Hardman (36th). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • 6/19/2016 | Astros foundation hosts sold out Picnic at the Park

    Fans were once again treated to an hour-long autograph session with Astros players, a picnic buffet, activities for families and children of all ages, a complimentary picnic mat, commemorative T-shirt and Astros logo baseball.

  • 6/17/2016 | Astros Sign Second-Round Draft Pick Ronnie Dawson

    The Houston Astros announced today the signing of outfielder Ronnie Dawson, who was selected in the second round of the 2016 MLB First Year Player Draft. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • 6/16/2016 | Astros Sign Seven Players from 2016 MLB Draft Class

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed seven additional players who were selected in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Those players include left-handed pitcher Brett Adcock, outfielder Stephen Wrenn, right-handed pitcher Nick Hernandez, left-handed pitcher Ryan Hartman, right-handed pitcher Dustin Hunt, outfielder Carmen Benedetti and infielder Brody Westmoreland. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • 6/16/2016 | Upcoming Homestand to Feature Picnic in the Park and Faith and Family Night

    The Astros return home after an eight game, 10-day road trip to host the former NL Central rival Cincinnati Reds (June 17-19) and current AL West rival LA Angels of Anaheim (June 20-22). This homestand features several fan-favorite events, including Picnic In The Park, Faith and Family Night and Star Wars™ Night.

  • 6/15/2016 | Astros Sign Six Players from 2016 MLB Draft Class

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed six players who were selected in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Those players include catcher Jake Rogers, infielder Alex Degoti, right-handed pitcher Colin McKee, infielder Taylor Jones, catcher Chuckie Robinson and left-handed pitcher Howie Brey. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • 6/10/2016 | Astros Make Two Selections in 2016 MLB Draft Tonight

    HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have completed their selections tonight by picking outfielder Ronnie Dawson, who was selected with the 20th pick in the second round (#61 overall).

  • 6/9/2016 | Astros Select Forrest Whitley with 17th Overall Pick

    HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have selected right-handed pitcher Forrest Whitley with the 17th overall pick in the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

  • 6/7/2016 | Astros announce Minor League Players of the Month for May

    The Houston Astros Player Development Department has named May's Minor League Pitchers and Players of the Month at each of their four in-season minor league affiliates.

  • 6/2/2016 | George Springer to Host Second-Annual All-Star Bowling Event Benefitting SAY

    Astros outfielder George Springer will host the second-annual All-Star Bowling Benefit at Lucky Strike in downtown Houston, benefitting Camp SAY, a life-changing summer camp for young people who stutter. Springer is the national spokesperson for SAY.