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.
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.
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.
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.
The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on contracts with three international free agents today: right-handed pitcher Franklin Perez, shortstop Miguelangel Sierra and catcher Brandon Benavente. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
The Houston Astros announced today the signing of outfielder Derek Fisher, who was selected in the Competitive Balance Round A with the 37th overall pick in the 2014 MLB First Year Player Draft. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have called up three players today from Triple A Oklahoma City in left-handed pitcher Kevin Chapman, infielder Kiké Hernandez and outfielder Domingo Santana. Chapman and Santana have been officially recalled, while Hernandez has been selected to the Major League roster. This marks the Major League debuts for Hernandez and Santana.