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  • 5/28/2015 | Orbit's birthday celebration highlights upcoming homestand for Astros

    The Houston Astros, who currently hold the best record in the American League at 30-18 and lead the AL Western Division by six games, return home Friday for a seven-game homestand. The Astros will open play by hosting the Chicago White Sox on Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31.

  • 5/26/2015 | Altuve leads second basemen in A.L. All-Star Team voting

    Major League Baseball announced today that Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is leading all American League second basemen in All-Star voting. Altuve has collected 1,301,754 votes as he contends for his third career Midsummer Classic selection (2012, 2014).

  • 5/19/2015 | Astros Jersey Day Presented by Majestic Athletic to Take Place on May 29

    Majestic Athletic, makers of the official on-field uniform of Major League Baseball, in partnership with the Astros and MLB, today officially announced Jersey Day, a special day for baseball fans to celebrate by donning their official Astros team jerseys in a show of fan pride for the Astros home game on May 29 against the Chicago White Sox.

  • 5/17/2015 | Castro's Kids to host three book fairs for HISD schools this week

    This upcoming Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, the Castro's Kids program will hold book fairs at three different HISD schools to promote summer reading.

  • 5/15/2015 | Lance McCullers to Make Major League Debut Monday

    Right-handed pitcher Lance McCullers will make his Major League debut on Monday night in a start vs. the Oakland A's at Minute Maid Park, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.

  • 5/14/2015 | Military Appreciation Night to Take Place on May 16, Presented by Whataburger

    On Saturday, May 16, the Astros and Whataburger are teaming up to present Military Appreciation Night at Minute Maid Park.

  • 5/13/2015 | Grammy Award-Winning Artist Drake to HAW Celebrity Softball Game

    Grammy Award-winning and platinum-selling recording artist Drake is hosting a celebrity softball game as part of his second annual Houston Appreciation Weekend (HAW) on Friday, May 22, benefitting the Astros Urban Youth Academy.

  • 5/11/2015 | Astros Promote Correa to Triple A Fresno

    The Houston Astros have promoted shortstop Carlos Correa to Triple A Fresno. He will report to the Grizzlies tomorrow, prior to their series opener at Albuquerque. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

  • 5/6/2015 | Astros Place Springer on DL; Select Tucker from Triple A

    The Houston Astros have placed outfielder George Springer on the 7-day Concussion Disabled List. To take his spot on the active roster, the Astros will select outfielder Preston Tucker from Triple A Fresno tomorrow. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

  • 5/6/2015 | Alvarez and Kirkland to participate in media workouts today at Minute Maid Park

    Boxing stars Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland will participate in media workouts today in the Union Station Lobby of Minute Maid Park. The workout is free and open to the public. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. and below is a full schedule of fighters participating in the workout:

  • 5/4/2015 | Astros recognize 40th anniversary of Watson scoring MLB's one millionth run

    Forty years ago today, on May 4, 1975, Astros first baseman Bob Watson scored Major League Baseball's one millionth. The Astros recognized the 40th anniversary of Watson's milestone tonight with a special presentation on the field.

  • 5/4/2015 | Keuchel named AL Pitcher of the Month

    Major League Baseball announced this afternoon that Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel has been named the American League Pitcher of the Month for April.

  • 5/4/2015 | Altuve named A.L. co-player of the week

    Major League Baseball announced this afternoon that Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has been named the American League Co-Player of the Week along with Oakland A's outfielder Josh Reddick for the week of April 27-May 3. It marks the first time that Altuve has won this award.

  • 5/2/2015 | Astros announce minor league Players of the Month for April

    The Houston Astros Player Development Department has named April's Minor League Pitchers and Players of the Month at each of their four in-season minor league affiliates. These awards are chosen every month by the field staff of each team.

  • 5/1/2015 | Astros announce special ticket promotion to celebrate best start since '86

    The Astros are inviting fans to celebrate the ballclub's best start since 1986 with a special ticket promotion that offers limited lower level and 200 level seats for $19.86 for Monday-Thursday games in the month of May. The promotion includes a price reduction of up to 50%.

  • 5/1/2015 | Astros post best April record since 1986

    The Astros ended the month of April as the hottest club in the Major Leagues, riding a seven-game win streak while also winning 11 of their last 12 games.