he Houston Astros have signed Cuban shortstop Anibal Sierra, Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow and Director of International Oz Ocampo announced today. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
The Astros, who own the best record in baseball since May 23 at 34-15, return home to cap off a run of 16-straight divisional match-ups. This Friday, Houston faces off against the AL West rival LA Angels of Anaheim (July 22-24), against whom they own a 8-1 record this season. Then on Monday, the Astros host the New York Yankees for a three-game set, July 25-27. The Astros are closing the gap in the AL West, having bottomed out at 11.0 games back as recently as June 20, and now sit 3.5 games back of the division lead. Houston is also within striking distance of an AL Wild Card spot at 2.5 games back. The Astros are 28-19 at home this season, and 24-18 against AL West opponents.
The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on contracts with right-handed pitcher Jose Luis Bravo and left-handed pitcher Juan Pablo Lopez, Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow and Director of International Oz Ocampo announced today.
The Houston Astros Player Development Department has named June's Minor League Players and Pitchers of the Month at Triple A Fresno, Double A Corpus Christi, Class A Advanced Lancaster, Class A Quad Cities and the Rookie Level DSL Astros Blue and Orange.
Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro will be signing autographs and interacting with fans on Wednesday, July 6 at the 3939 Red Bluff Road Whataburger location in Pasadena, TX. He will be joined by Astros mascot Orbit and the Shooting Stars team.
The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on contracts with 12 international free agents, including five players from the Dominican Republic and seven from Venezuela, Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow and Director of International Oz Ocampo announced today.