Astros Press Releases
Monday, July 28, 2014
Astros Legends Weekend events and giveaways to highlight upcoming homestand
The Astros are hosting many exciting events during the upcoming homestand, most notably of which is the Astros Legends Weekend from August 1-3.
Astros 2nd round pick A.J. Reed wins Golden Spikes Award
A.J. Reed, who the Astros selected in the second round of this year's Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft, was presented with the Golden Spikes Award today live on ESPN's flagship program, SportsCenter.
Roger Clemens to Host Rocketman Celebrity Slam Tomorrow at Minute Maid Park
Seven-time Cy Young Award winner and former Astros pitching legend Roger Clemens will host the Rocketman Celebrity Slam softball game at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday, July 15.
Astros To Hold "Toys For Tots" Drive During Upcoming Series At Minute Maid Park
The Houston Astros are partnering with USO Houston and the 1/23rd Lone Star Marines to collect toy donations in the Toys for Tots drive during this upcoming series vs. the defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox, July 11-13.
Astros "All-Star Teachers" Winner Announced
Major League Baseball, Target Corp (NYSE: TGT) and PEOPLE today announced the 30 winners in the "Target Presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers" campaign, which celebrates remarkable current and retired teachers who make an impact on the lives of their students and communities. Carol Liberman has been selected by fans to represent the Astros.
Astros Sign Four International Free Agents
Houston Astros agreed to terms on contracts with four international free agents today: outfielder Angel DeLeon, center fielder Ronny Rafael, outfielder Hector Martinez and RHP Cristofer Melendez.
Altuve named to 2014 A.L. All-Star team
Major League Baseball announced tonight that Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has been named to the 2014 American League All-Star team as a reserve.
Roger Clemens to host Rocketman Celebrity Slam at Minute Maid Park
Seven-time Cy Young Award winner and former Astros pitching legend Roger Clemens will host the Rocketman Celebrity Slam softball game at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday, July 15. Proceeds of the charitable event will benefit the Roger Clemens Foundation, other children's charities and the military.
Astros announce Minor League Players of the Month for June
The Houston Astros Player Development Department has named June's Minor League Pitchers and Players of the Month at their four full-season affiliates and two Dominican Summer League affiliates.