Astros Press Releases
Reid Ryan to be Thursday's Astroline Guest
HOUSTON, TX - Houston Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan will be the guest on Astroline Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. CT at Pluckers Wing Bar for the 10th installment of the offseason radio program. Astros radio play-by-play commentator Robert Ford will serve as the host. Ford and fellow radio broadcaster Steve Sparks alternate hosting duties for Astroline.
Wagner to be inducted into Ted Williams Hall of Fame Saturday
Former Astros All-Star reliever Billy Wagner will be one of five players inducted into the Ted Williams Hall of Fame on during a ceremony and dinner on Saturday night at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Tony Sipp to be Tomorrow's Astroline Guest
HOUSTON, TX - Houston Astros left-handed reliever Tony Sipp will be the guest on Astroline tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. CT at Pluckers Wing Bar for the ninth installment of the offseason radio program. Astros radio play-by-play commentator Robert Ford will serve as the host. Ford and fellow radio broadcaster Steve Sparks alternate hosting duties for Astroline.
Astros and Doug Fister agree to terms on one-year deal
The Houston Astros and free agent RHP Doug Fister have agreed to terms on a one-year contract through the 2016 season, Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.
Kevin Bass to be Guest on Astroline Tomorrow
HOUSTON, TX - Former Houston Astros outfielder Kevin Bass will be the guest on Astroline tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. CT at Pluckers Wing Bar for the eighth installment of the offseason radio program. Astros radio color commentator Steve Sparks will serve as the host. Sparks and fellow radio broadcaster Robert Ford will alternate hosting duties throughout the remainder of the offseason.
Astros Sign Three Players to Minor League Contracts
The Houston Astros have signed left-handed pitchers Edwar Cabrera and Wandy Rodriguez and infielder Danny Worth to minor league contracts with invitations to Major League Spring Training. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
Astros to Host Houston Winter Invitational at Minute Maid Park
The fourth annual Houston Winter Invitational will commence baseball season at Minute Maid Park with the six-team tournament held at the stadium from Feb. 5-7. The tournament will feature six NCAA Division II universities, squaring off in nine games across the three days.
Astros Statements on the Passing of 20-Year-Old Jose Rosario
Rosario, 20, died last night in a motorcycle accident in the Dominican Republic. He was signed by the Astros as an 18-year-old minor league free agent in December of 2013. He pitched the last two seasons in the Astros minor league system, splitting his 2015 season between the Dominican Summer League and the Gulf Coast League.
Astros to Hold FanFest Tomorrow at Minute Maid Park
Astros FanFest will conclude the week-long Caravan this Saturday, Jan. 23 at Minute Maid Park. The free event will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. with activities for all ages.