Astros Press Releases
Astros Battle LA Angels for Top Spot in AL West in Upcoming Homestand
The Astros return home on Monday for a four-game, weekday series against the AL West rival LA Angels of Anaheim, April 17-20. The two teams are currently tied for the top spot in the division, and both have been off to hot starts in 2017. After taking the four-game Opening Series from the Seattle Mariners at home, 3-1, the Astros traveled to Seattle and won their first road series against the Mariners, 2-1. Both the Astros and Angels have made short work of their divisional opponents, going 5-2 and 6-4, respectively.
Astros Look to Continue Momentum Against Kansas City Royals This Weekend
Following tonight's game against the Seattle Mariners, the first-place Astros take on the Kansas City Royals for three games this weekend, April 7-9. Tickets can be purchased online at www.astros.com/tickets, at the Minute Maid Park Box Office on Texas Avenue or by phone toll free at 1-877-9ASTROS (1-877-927-8767). The undefeated Astros are off to an incredibly hot start in 2017, going 3-0 to start a season for the first time since 2001. In those three contests, Astros pitchers have only given up three runs or fewer in each game, a feat the club hasn't accomplished since 1997.
Astros Partner with Uber to Provide New Pickup and Dropoff Location
The Houston Astros are partnering with Uber for the upcoming season as a way to connect fans to a safe and convenient way to get to and from Minute Maid Park.
Astros set preliminary minor league rosters
The Houston Astros have set their preliminary 2017 minor league rosters for four of their affiliates: Triple A Fresno, Double A Corpus Christi, Class A Advanced Buies Creek and Class A Quad Cities. The announcement was made by Astros Assistant General Manager, Scouting and Player Development Mike Elias. The four clubs will begin regular season play on Thursday, April 6.
Astros 2017 Opening Day on April 3 Nearing Sell-Out
Tickets for the 2017 Astros Season Opener versus the AL West division rival Seattle Mariners on April 3 are selling quickly, so fans are encouraged to purchase now to be a part of Astros Opening Day! In addition to the remaining seats available, Opening Day standing room only tickets are also available starting today for fans to purchase. Tickets can be purchased online at www.astros.com/tickets, at the Minute Maid Park Box Office on Texas Avenue or by phone toll free at 1-877-9ASTROS (1-877-927-8767).
Astros to Host Center Field Grand Opening Event on Wednesday, March 29
On Wednesday, March 29, the Astros will unveil their brand-new, renovated center field to members of the media and select fans. The Center Field Grand Opening event, which begins at 3:00 p.m., will feature a walking tour of all of the new center field concourse and seating areas as well as tastings from Torchy's Tacos, Shake Shack and Aramark, the official food and beverage partner of the Houston Astros.
Astros Announce Lexus as Naming-Rights Partner of New Field-Level Club
The Houston Astros and corporate partner Lexus announced the naming rights of the brand-new Lexus Field Club in the renovated center field of Minute Maid Park. Seats in the Lexus Field Club are available for purchase now for the 2017 Astros regular season, which begins on Opening Day, April 3.
Will Harris to be Tomorrow's Astroline Guest
HOUSTON, TX - Astros right-handed pitcher Will Harris will be the guest on Astroline tomorrow night, March 22, at 7 p.m. CT (8 p.m. ET) at Duffy's Sports Grill of Clematis, located at 225 N Clematis St, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Astros play-by-play commentator Robert Ford will serve as the host. This will be the final Astroline show this offseason.
Astros Statement on the Passing of Former Astros-Colt .45s Pitcher Bob Bruce
The Houston Astros released the following statement on the recent passing of former pitcher Bob Bruce. He was 83 years old: