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BIGGIO HALL OF FAME INDUCTION SET FOR SUNDAY - Will be first player ever inducted into Cooperstown as an Astro

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.

KEUCHEL NAMED TO AMERICAN LEAGUE ALL-STAR TEAM

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.

ASTROS MAKE FOUR SELECTIONS IN 2015 MLB DRAFT

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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).

ASTROS ANNOUNCE MINOR LEAGUE PLAYERS OF THE MONTH FOR MAY

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.

ASTROS JERSEY DAY PRESENTED BY MAJESTIC ATHLETIC TO TAKE PLACE ON MAY 29

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.

MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT TO TAKE PLACE ON MAY 16, PRESENTED BY WHATABURGER

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.

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ARTIST DRAKE TO HOST HOUSTON APPRECIATION WEEKEND CELEBRITY SOFTBALL GAME ON MAY 22

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.

Houston Astros - ALTUVE NAMED A.L. CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK

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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.

ASTROS ANNOUNCE SPECIAL TICKET PROMOTION IN CELEBRATION OF THE CLUB’S BEST START SINCE 1986

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%.

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