The Mexican Baseball League's Rojas del Aguila de Veracruz will make a trip to Houston for two exhibition games against the Astros prior to the 2014 regular season. The exhibition games will take place at Minute Maid Park on Saturday, March 29 at 7:10 p.m. and Sunday, March 30 at 1:10 p.m.
This historic game will mark the first time Veracruz has played a Major League team in a Major League stadium, and the first time the Astros have hosted a club from the Mexican League.
Tickets are on sale now.
|VENUE||MINUTE MAID PARK|
|SEATING CAPACITY FOR BASEBALL||40,963|
|PLAYING SURFACE||Platinum TE Paspalum grass from Georgia|
(291,852 sq. ft.)
|OUTFIELD WALL HEIGHT||LF - 19', CF - 10'|
|TRAIN||Weighing close to 50,000 pounds, the train runs along some 800 feet along the low roof track on the west side of the ballpark.|