Astros Press Releases
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Astros Foundation to assist tornado relief
Beginning tonight, the Astros Foundation will raise funds during the current homestand at Minute Maid Park to aid victims of yesterday's tornado in Oklahoma.
Dierker named special assistant to the president
Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan today announced that Larry Dierker has been named special assistant to the president.
Astros and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas open youth baseball fields
The Astros Foundation and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) celebrated the opening of three newly revitalized Houston youth baseball fields today at Ingrando Park, 7302 Keller Street.
Astros and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas open youth baseball fields
The Astros Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) will celebrate the opening of three newly revitalized Houston youth baseball fields on Saturday, May 18 at Ingrando Park, 7302 Keller Street. Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane will join BCBSTX Executive Officer Shara McClure and other team and BCBSTX executives as well as Astros centerfielder Justin Maxwell, Astros legendary alumnus Jose Cruz and players and coaches from the Dixie Little League, along with team mascot Orbit.
Houston Astros name Reid Ryan President of Business Operations
The Houston Astros have named Reid Ryan as President of Business Operations. Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane made the announcement today at a press conference at Minute Maid Park.
Astros place Altuve on Bereavement List
The Houston Astros have placed 2B Jose Altuve on the Bereavement List today following the death of his grandmother. To take Altuve's spot on the active roster, the club has recalled IF Jake Elmore (#10) from Triple A Oklahoma City.
George Postolos Steps Down as President & CEO
George Postolos announced today that he has resigned as President and CEO of the Houston Astros.
Astros moms throw out First Pitch as part of Mother's Day Celebration
Prior to today's 1:10 p.m. game vs. the Texas Rangers, the Astros celebrated Mother's Day by having four mothers of Astros players throw out ceremonial first pitches to their sons.
Astros sign RHP Gonzalez; Humber designated
The Astros have signed right-handed pitcher Edgar Gonzalez to a Major League contract, and have designated right-handed pitcher Philip Humber for assignment, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced.