Astros Press Releases
Astros sign Cuban free agent shortstop Anibal Sierra
he Houston Astros have signed Cuban shortstop Anibal Sierra, Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow and Director of International Oz Ocampo announced today. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Astros Return Home to Pick Up Momentum in Race for AL West
The Astros, who own the best record in baseball since May 23 at 34-15, return home to cap off a run of 16-straight divisional match-ups. This Friday, Houston faces off against the AL West rival LA Angels of Anaheim (July 22-24), against whom they own a 8-1 record this season. Then on Monday, the Astros host the New York Yankees for a three-game set, July 25-27. The Astros are closing the gap in the AL West, having bottomed out at 11.0 games back as recently as June 20, and now sit 3.5 games back of the division lead. Houston is also within striking distance of an AL Wild Card spot at 2.5 games back. The Astros are 28-19 at home this season, and 24-18 against AL West opponents.
Astros agree to terms with Cuban free agent Yulieski Gurriel
The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on a Major League contract with Cuban infielder Yulieski Gurriel, Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Astros sign two International free agents from Mexico
The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on contracts with right-handed pitcher Jose Luis Bravo and left-handed pitcher Juan Pablo Lopez, Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow and Director of International Oz Ocampo announced today.
Astros announce minor league Players of the Month for June
The Houston Astros Player Development Department has named June's Minor League Players and Pitchers of the Month at Triple A Fresno, Double A Corpus Christi, Class A Advanced Lancaster, Class A Quad Cities and the Rookie Level DSL Astros Blue and Orange.
Astros Jason Castro to Appear at Local Whataburger Location Tomorrow
Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro will be signing autographs and interacting with fans on Wednesday, July 6 at the 3939 Red Bluff Road Whataburger location in Pasadena, TX. He will be joined by Astros mascot Orbit and the Shooting Stars team.
Scott's, MLB, Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Astros to open ballfield
Ribbon-cutting and baseball clinic to take place at Morefield Boys & Girls Club tomorrow morning with special ceremony scheduled pregame on the field at Minute Maid Park.
Astros sign 12 International free agents
The Houston Astros have agreed to terms on contracts with 12 international free agents, including five players from the Dominican Republic and seven from Venezuela, Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow and Director of International Oz Ocampo announced today.
Jose Altuve named American League Player of the Month
During the month, Altuve hit .420 (42x100) with six doubles, four homers, 15 RBI, six steals and a 1.112 OPS (.492 OBP/.620 SLG) in 26 games.