Astros Press Releases
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Astros to open youth baseball fields at Hidalgo Park on Saturday
The Astros Foundation and The Friedkin Group will celebrate the opening of two newly revitalized Houston youth baseball fields the morning of Saturday, April 26 at Hidalgo Park, 7100 JW Peavy Dr., Houston, TX 77011.
MLBPA brings "Swing with the Legends" Golf Classic to Houston, TX
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will be hosting host a "Swing with the Legends" celebrity golf tournament featuring former MLB All-Stars, Gold Glove Award winners and other alumni.
Upcoming homestand to feature several fan attractions at Minute Maid Park
The Astros' upcoming nine-game homestand vs. the Oakland A's, Washington Nationals and Seattle Mariners (April 24 - May 4) promises several fan attractions.
Exclusive Club Seating area renamed the Mazda Club Level in Minute Maid Park
The Houston Astros and new corporate partner Mazda are teaming up in 2014 to enhance the fan experience in Minute Maid Park. Mazda is now the official naming rights partner of the Mazda Club Level on the second floor of Minute Maid Park, which will showcase brand new 2014 models, including the Mazda6 mid-size sedan, the Mazda3 compact sedan and five-door and the Mazda CX-5 compact SUV.
Astros Jersey Day presented by Majestic Athletic set for May 2
Majestic Athletic, the official on-field uniform supplier of Major League Baseball, in partnership with the Houston Astros and Major League Baseball, is announcing a special day for local baseball fans to celebrate by inviting them to don their official Astros team jerseys in a show of baseball fan pride for the Astros home game on May 2.
Astros Select Springer From Triple A Oklahoma City
The Houston Astros have made several roster moves following last night's game, including the selection of outfielder George Springer to the Major League roster. The Astros also reinstated right-handed pitcher Scott Feldman from the Bereavement List and he will make his scheduled start tomorrow vs. Kansas City. To make room for Springer and Feldman on the active roster, the Astros optioned outfielder Robbie Grossman to Triple A Oklahoma City and designated right-handed pitcher Lucas Harrell for assignment. The announcements were made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
Astros Celebrate Jackie Robinson Day
The Astros will join the rest of Major League Baseball in celebrating Jackie Robinson Day. Sixty-seven years ago today, Jackie Robinson broke MLB's color barrier on April 15, 1947, starting at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers vs. the Boston Braves at Ebbets Field.
Astros, Aramark extend food and beverage partnership
The Houston Astros and Aramark, the team's longtime food and beverage provider, today announced a long-term extension of their partnership at Minute Maid Park.
Urban League and Change Happens! benefit from proceeds of the MLB Beacon Awards
Two Houston-based charities, the Houston Area Urban League and Change Happens!, will be the beneficiaries of the MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon, which is an annual Civil Rights Game event designed to recognize individuals whose lives and actions have been emblematic of the spirit of the civil rights movement. Tickets for the event, which is scheduled for Noon on Friday, May 30th at the Hilton-Americas Houston, are available at MLB.com/civilrightsgame and Astros.com/civilrightsgame.