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Astros Press Releases

  • Altuve Takes over MLB Lead in All-Star Fan Balloting

    Major League Baseball released its second update of the American League All-Star voting results today, which revealed that Astros reigning AL MVP Jose Altuve has taken over the lead among all Major League players in fan balloting (1,572,101), immediately ahead of Mookie Betts (1,568,417), who led the Majors in voting in last week's update.

  • Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow receives contract extension

    The Houston Astros have promoted and extended the contract for General Manager Jeff Luhnow, Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane announced today.

  • Astros Catcher Max Stassi to Appear at Local Whataburger Location Tomorrow

    Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi will be signing autographs and interacting with fans on Tuesday, June 19 at the 12083 North Grand Parkway East Whataburger location in New Caney, TX. He will be joined by members of the Astros Coca-Cola Shooting Stars team.

  • Red-Hot Astros Return to Minute Maid Park on Monday to Open Nine-Game Homestand

    The red-hot Astros, coming off of consecutive sweeps of divisional opponents the Texas Rangers and Oakland A's, return home to Minute Maid Park on Monday to kick off a nine-game homestand against the Tampa Bay Rays (June 18-20), Kansas City Royals (June 22-24) and Toronto Blue Jays (June 25-27). Houston enters the weekend with a half-game lead on the Seattle Mariners for the AL West Division lead.

  • Tickets for Astros Foundation's Sixth-Annual Picnic in the Park Available

    A limited number of tickets for the Astros Foundation's sixth-annual Picnic In The Park fundraising event, presented by Pluckers, are still available for purchase. This year's event will take place on Sunday, June 24 following the Astros vs. Kansas City Royals afternoon matchup. This popular fundraiser, which gives fans the rare opportunity to spend an afternoon on the outfield grass at Minute Maid Park, will feature 2018 Astros players, alumni and members of the Astros front office. All proceeds from the charitable event will benefit the Astros Foundation. Tickets are on sale now but go quickly, so fans are encouraged to reserve their tickets as soon as possible.

  • Astros Sign 2018 First-Round Draft Pick Seth Beer

    The Houston Astros have signed 2018 First-Round Draft selection OF Seth Beer today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The announcement was made by Astros Assistant General Manager, Player Acquisition, Mike Elias.

  • Energy Transfer Launches Philanthropic Initiative to Benefit Astros Foundation

    Astros corporate partner Energy Transfer Partners announced the launch of a new philanthropic initiative to benefit the Astros Foundation for the 2018 season. Every time an Astros home run hits the Energy Transfer outfield sign in left-center field, the organization will donate $5,000 to the Astros Foundation. The Astros have already recorded one such home run this season, courtesy of Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis on June 1 vs. the Boston Red Sox.

  • Astros Sign Six Players from 2018 MLB Draft Class

    The Houston Astros have signed six players who were selected in the 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Those players include shortstop Jeremy Peña (3rd round), right-handed pitcher Cody Deason (5th round) and right-handed pitcher Austin Hansen (8th round), who were all selected within the top 10 rounds of the 2018 draft. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros Assistant General Manager of Player Acquisition Mike Elias.

  • Tickets Available for Eagles Concert feat. Chris Stapleton at MMP this Friday

    A limited number of tickets are still available for "An Evening with the Eagles" concert tour, featuring special guest Chris Stapleton, this Friday, June 15 at Minute Maid Park. Tickets are available for purchase at www.astros.com/eagles.

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