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Astros Press Releases

  • League-Leading Astros Celebrate Legends Weekend During Upcoming Homestand

    The Houston Astros return home tomorrow to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (August 16-17) and continue the homestand against the Oakland A's (August 18-20) and Washington Nationals (August 22-24). With just 42 games remaining in the regular season, Houston leads the AL West Division by 11.5 games and the American League over the Boston Red Sox by 5.0 games. The Astros also lead the Majors in runs, hits, doubles, batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and OPS, owning one of the most potent offenses in franchise and MLB history.

  • Astros Announce Raymond James - Alex. Brown Diamond Club

    The Houston Astros are proud to announce Raymond James - Alex. Brown as the first-ever naming rights partner of the Diamond Club, the most premium area in Minute Maid Park. The Raymond James - Alex. Brown Diamond Club is located on the field level of Minute Maid Park, directly behind home plate.

  • Astros Acquire Clippard from White Sox

    The Houston Astros have acquired right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

  • Astros Announce July Minor League Players of the Month

    The Houston Astros player development department has named IF Abraham Toro-Hernandez the Astros Minor League Player of the Month for July, and RHP Rogelio Armenteros the Astros Minor League Pitcher of the Month for July.

  • Altuve and Gurriel win American League monthly awards

    Major League Baseball announced this afternoon that second baseman Jose Altuve has been named the American League Player of the Month for July, and first baseman Yuli Gurriel has been named the American League Rookie of the Month for July.

  • Astros acquire LHP Liriano from Toronto

    The Astros have acquired left-handed pitcher Francisco Liriano from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for outfielders Norichika Aoki and Teoscar Hernandez, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. Liriano is scheduled to join the Astros in Houston on Tuesday.

  • Bagwell to Be Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday

    On January 18, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum officially announced that former Astros All-Star first baseman Jeff Bagwell would be a part of the Hall's Class of 2017. On Sunday afternoon, that will become a reality as Bagwell will be officially inducted into the Hall of Fame along with Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriquez. He will be the second player to go into the Hall as a member of the Houston Astros, joining former teammate Craig Biggio, who was inducted in 2015.

  • Astros Place Correa on DL with Torn Ligament in Left Thumb

    The Houston Astros have placed shortstop Carlos Correa on the 10-day Disabled List with a torn ligament in his left thumb. He is expected to miss six to eight weeks. To take Correa's spot on the active roster, the club has recalled infielder Colin Moran from Triple A Fresno. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

  • After Record-Setting First Half, Astros Return as Top Team in the League

    The Houston Astros kick off the second half of the 2017 season on Friday as they return from the All-Star Break to take on the Minnesota Twins (July 14-16) and AL West rival Seattle Mariners (July 17-19). The Astros entered the All-Star Break with the best record in the American League at 60-29, leading the league by 10 games and marking the best 89-game start in franchise history. Houston is also just the fourth team in AL history to reach 60 wins prior to the All-Star Break. The Astros lead the AL West Division by 16.5 games, setting a new franchise benchmark for a division lead, all-time. In the first half of play, the 2017 Astros set club records in batting average (.289), slugging percentage (.500), OPS (.855), runs (527), hits (898), doubles (197) and home runs (148). The pitching staff set a first-half franchise record in strikeouts with 902.

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