Astros Press Releases
Astros Acquire McCurry from A's in Exchange for Lowrie
The Houston Astros have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Brendan McCurry from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for infielder Jed Lowrie. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
Astros Announce 2016 Spring Training Schedule
HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros unveiled their 2016 Spring Training schedule today, which includes 28 games in Florida and two exhibition games at Minute Maid Park.
Astros add Aplin, Fontana to 40-man roster
The Houston Astros have added outfielder Andrew Aplin and infielder Nolan Fontana to their 40-man roster in preparation for the 2015 Rule 5 Draft. Additionally, the Astros designated outfielder L.J. Hoes for assignment. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
Astros Add Five Players to 40-man Roster
The Houston Astros have added five players to their 40-man roster in preparation for the 2015 Rule 5 Draft, including catcher Alfredo Gonzalez and right-handed pitchers Jandel Gustave, Juan Minaya, Joe Musgrove and David Paulino. Additional roster moves can be made in advance of tonight's 7 p.m. CT deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
Astros make trade with Brewers, make additional roster moves
The Houston Astros have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Cy Sneed from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for infielder Jonathan Villar. Additionally, the Astros have given LHP Luis Cruz and OF Robbie Grossman their unconditional release. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
Keuchel Named American League Cy Young Winner
Earlier tonight on MLB Network, the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) named Astros left-handed pitcher Dallas Keuchel the 2015 American League Cy Young Award winner.
Correa named American League Rookie of the Year
The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) announced the winners of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award tonight, naming Astros shortstop Carlos Correa the American League Rookie of the Year and Kris Bryant the National League Rookie of the Year.
Astroline Returns Thursday
HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros offseason radio show, Astroline, returns to the airwaves Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. CT with Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow serving as the first guest of the weekly program. Astros radio color commentator and former Major League pitcher Steve Sparks will serve as the host. Sparks and fellow radio broadcaster Robert Ford will alternate hosting duties throughout the offseason.
Rasmus accepts Astros qualifying offer
Outfielder Colby Rasmus has accepted the Astros qualifying offer and will return to the club for the 2016 season, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.