Astros Press Releases
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Astros To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Weekend
Six members from the first Houston Astros team, which originated 50 years ago in coalition with the opening of the Astrodome, will be at Minute Maid Park on Saturday as part of the Astros 50th Anniversary Weekend presented by Coca-Cola.
Astros to host special premiere screening of Jose Altuve documentary
The Houston Astros will host a very special premiere screening of “Big Dreams: The Jose Altuve Story” on Thursday, April 16, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Majestic Metro theater located at 911 Preston St. in downtown Houston.
Astros To Celebrate Jackie Robinson Day Wednesday
On April 15, 1947, history was made when Jackie Robinson made his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier.
Astros To Host Hollywood-Style Premiere Screening of Altuve Documentary
The Houston Astros will host a very special premiere screening of "Big Dreams: The Jose Altuve Story" on Thursday, April 16, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Majestic Metro theater located at 911 Preston St. in downtown Houston.
First Astrodome game played 50 years ago today
Fifty years ago today (April 9, 1965), the sparkling new Astrodome, known as the "Eighth Wonder of the World", played host to the first Major League Baseball game ever played indoors as the Astros defeated the New York Yankees, 2-1, in what was an exhibition. The Astros had been known as the Colt .45s in their first three seasons (1962-64).
Special First Pitch for Thursday's Astros Game
Albert Faglie, an inspirational, 15-year-old Astros fan, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Thursday afternoon's 1:10 pm. Astros game vs. the Cleveland Indians.
Tomorrow's Astros opener officially sold out
The Houston Astros will open the 2015 Championship Season before a sold-out crowd tomorrow, April 6, at 6:10 p.m. CT.
Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan released a statement regarding Blue Bell ice cream.
Astros set 2015 Opening Day roster
The Houston Astros have set their 2015 Opening Day roster, making three transactions to set the 25-man and 40-man rosters. Right-handed pitcher Roberto Hernandez and left-handed pitcher Joe Thatcher were selected to the 40-man roster, while right-handed pitcher Alex White was designated for assignment.