On January 6, 2015, Astros fans rejoiced when the official announcement was made that Craig Biggio was a part of the Class of 2015 elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. On Sunday, July 26, Biggio’s much-anticipated Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m. CT at the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown, NY.
Left-handed pitcher joins Altuve, Hinch as 2015 Astros All-Stars
Major League Baseball announced tonight that Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel has been named to the 2015 American League All-Star team. The AL and National League pitchers and reserves were announced tonight. Keuchel joins second baseman Jose Altuve and manager A.J. Hinch on the 2015 AL All-Star Team. Altuve was named the AL’s starting second baseman last night, while Hinch was named to the AL’s coaching staff last month.
Limited edition #VoteAltuve fan-vote T-shirt featured as special giveaway
Houston selects Cameron, Eshelman in Comp Round A and second round
HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have completed their selections tonight by picking outfielder Daz Cameron and right-handed pitcher Thomas Eshelman in Day 1 of the June 2015 First-Year Player Draft. Cameron was selected with the first pick in the Competitive Balance Round A (#37 overall) and Eshelman was selected in the second round (#46 overall).
Pitcher and position player honored at each in-season affiliate
HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros Player Development Department has named May’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.
HOUSTON, TX - 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.
Over 1,000 active duty military members, veterans and their families to attend Astros game free of charge
HOUSTON, TX - On Saturday, May 16, the Astros and Whataburger are teaming up to present Military Appreciation Night at Minute Maid Park. The Astros will host over 1,000 active duty military members, veterans and their families at the ballpark as they take on the Toronto Blue Jays for a 6:10 p.m. contest. The Astros are currently in first place in the AL West Division with an 21-13 record, which is tied for the best record in the American League.
Proceeds of charitable event to benefit the Astros Urban Youth Academy
HOUSTON, TX - 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.
Second baseman is the first Astro to win a weekly award this season
HOUSTON, TX - 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.
Offering limited lower level and 200 level tickets for $19.86 for select games in May
HOUSTON, TX — 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%.