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.
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.
The Houston Astros have promoted shortstop Carlos Correa to Triple A Fresno. He will report to the Grizzlies tomorrow, prior to their series opener at Albuquerque. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
The Houston Astros have placed outfielder George Springer on the 7-day Concussion Disabled List. To take his spot on the active roster, the Astros will select outfielder Preston Tucker from Triple A Fresno tomorrow. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
Boxing stars Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland will participate in media workouts today in the Union Station Lobby of Minute Maid Park. The workout is free and open to the public. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. and below is a full schedule of fighters participating in the workout:
Forty years ago today, on May 4, 1975, Astros first baseman Bob Watson scored Major League Baseball's one millionth. The Astros recognized the 40th anniversary of Watson's milestone tonight with a special presentation on the field.
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.
The Houston Astros Player Development Department has named April'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.
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%.