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Astros Press Releases

  • Upcoming 10-Game Homestand to Feature Divisional Match-Ups for Red-Hot Astros

    The surging Astros, who have won 10 of their last 11 games, return home to begin a 10-game homestand at Minute Maid Park tomorrow. The Astros kick off game action against the Chicago White Sox (July 1-3) and then host two division rivals. Houston faces off against the Seattle Mariners (July 4-6) and Oakland Athletics (July 7-10), hoping to gain ground in the division and Wild Card races. The Astros went 18-8 in June to follow up a 17-12 effort in May, and own the third-best winning percentage in the American League since May 1. They enter the homestand a season-best five games over .500 and just a half-game behind in the AL Wild Card race.

  • Correa named American League Player of the Week

    Major League Baseball announced this morning that Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has been named the American League Player of the Week for the week of June 20-26. This marks Correa's first career Player of the Week award.

  • Astros Sign First-Round Draft Pick Forrest Whitley

    HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros announced today the signing of right-handed pitcher Forrest Whitley, who was selected with the 17th overall pick in the first round of the 2016 MLB First Year Player Draft. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • ASTROS SIGN FIVE PLAYERS FROM 2016 MLB DRAFT CLASS

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed five additional players who were selected in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Those players include infielder Abraham Toro-Hernandez (fifth round), right-handed pitcher Chad Donato (11th), infielder Ryne Birk (13th), right-handed pitcher Kevin Hill (25th) and right-handed pitcher Ian Hardman (36th). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • Astros Sign Five Players from 2016 MLB Draft Class

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed five additional players who were selected in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Those players include infielder Abraham Toro-Hernandez (fifth round), right-handed pitcher Chad Donato (11th), infielder Ryne Birk (13th), right-handed pitcher Kevin Hill (25th) and right-handed pitcher Ian Hardman (36th). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • Astros foundation hosts sold out Picnic at the Park

    Fans were once again treated to an hour-long autograph session with Astros players, a picnic buffet, activities for families and children of all ages, a complimentary picnic mat, commemorative T-shirt and Astros logo baseball.

  • Astros Sign Second-Round Draft Pick Ronnie Dawson

    The Houston Astros announced today the signing of outfielder Ronnie Dawson, who was selected in the second round of the 2016 MLB First Year Player Draft. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • Astros Sign Seven Players from 2016 MLB Draft Class

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed seven additional players who were selected in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Those players include left-handed pitcher Brett Adcock, outfielder Stephen Wrenn, right-handed pitcher Nick Hernandez, left-handed pitcher Ryan Hartman, right-handed pitcher Dustin Hunt, outfielder Carmen Benedetti and infielder Brody Westmoreland. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • Upcoming Homestand to Feature Picnic in the Park and Faith and Family Night

    The Astros return home after an eight game, 10-day road trip to host the former NL Central rival Cincinnati Reds (June 17-19) and current AL West rival LA Angels of Anaheim (June 20-22). This homestand features several fan-favorite events, including Picnic In The Park, Faith and Family Night and Star Wars™ Night.

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