Astros Press Releases
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Astros sign two-year extension with Tri-City club
The Houston Astros announced today that the club has extended its Player Development Contract (PDC) with the Class A Short Season Tri-City ValleyCats of the New York-Penn League.
Tickets on sale tomorrow for Eli Young Band's Second Annual House Party
HOUSTON, TX - Tickets for Eli Young Band's second annual House Party go on sale tomorrow, August 29, at 9am. The band confirmed the lineup for the second show in Houston which will follow the first House Party in Arlington at Globe Life Park on November 8.
Nolan Ryan to host Japanese restaurateurs at Minute Maid Park
On Friday, August 29, Astros Executive Advisor Nolan Ryan will host several Japanese restaurateurs and winners of a Nolan Ryan Beef promotion for a press conference prior to the 7:10 p.m. game between the Astros and Texas Rangers.
Astros extend partnership with Lancaster Club
HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros announced today that the club has extended its Player Development Contract (PDC) with the Class A Advanced Lancaster JetHawks of the California League. The two-year extension continues the affiliation between the Astros and JetHawks through the 2016 season. The announcement was made by Astros Director of Player Development Quinton McCracken.
Astros to host Texas Rangers for final Lone Star Series matchup in Houston
The Astros will host the in-state rival Texas Rangers for a four-game set, August 28-31, for the final Lone Star Series play in Houston this season. The two teams will meet one final time in Arlington from September 22-24. Houston currently leads Texas 8-4 in this season's Lone Star Series, and can secure the Silver Boot for the first time since 2006 with two more victories. The Silver Boot will be on display on the main concourse at Minute Maid Park during this series.
Astros Extend PDC with Quad Cities
The Houston Astros announced today that the club has extended its Player Development Contract (PDC) with the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits of the Midwest League.
Treviño to be inducted into Media Wall of Honor
On Thursday, Sept. 18, Astros Spanish broadcaster Alex Treviño will be inducted into the Houston Baseball Media Wall of Honor.
Astros to host three division rivals in upcoming homestand
The Astros will host two playoff contenders in the Oakland A's (August 26-27) and the LA Angels (September 2-3), as well as the in-state rival Texas Rangers (August 28-31) for a nine-game, 10-day homestand beginning on Monday. The Astros are currently 12-11 since July 28 and have taken series victories from both the A's and the Rangers in that span.
Carter named A.L. Player of the week
Major League Baseball announced this afternoon that Houston Astros infielder/outfielder Chris Carter has been named the American League Player of the Week for the week of Aug. 11-17.