Astros Press Releases
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Astros FanFest Held Today at Minute Maid Park
Houston Astros FanFest concluded the Astros week-long Winter Caravan at Minute Maid Park today, Saturday, Jan. 24 from 11:00 am - 3:00 p.m.
Astros Fanfest set for Saturday at Minute Maid Park
Autographs, fan forums highlight day; over 30 current and former players to participate; free admission, free parking
Astros Statement Regarding The Passing of Ernie Banks
The Houston Astros join the rest of the baseball world in mourning the passing of Ernie Banks, a baseball legend, true pioneer and a great Texan," said Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan.
Astros agree to terms with IF Marwin Gonzalez
The Houston Astros have agreed to terms with infielder Marwin Gonzalez on a one-year contract, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Carter, Hoes to be tomorrow's Astroline guests
Tomorrow's Astroline will feature two players as IF/OF Chris Carter and OF L.J. Hoes will be the guests at 7 p.m. CT at Pluckers Wing Bar for the seventh installment of the offseason radio program. Astros radio play-by-play commentator Robert Ford will serve as the host. Astroline is the final stop for Carter and Hoes, who will both be on the Houston-area leg of this week's Astros Winter Caravan tomorrow.
Astros acquire RHP Bostick from TEX
The Houston Astros have acquired right-handed pitcher Akeem Bostick from the Texas Rangers in exchange for catcher Carlos Corporan, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.
Astros sign free agent OF Colby Rasmus
The Houston Astros have signed free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus to a one-year contract through the 2015 season, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Astros Acquire Valbuena, Straily from Cubs
The Houston Astros have acquired infielder Luis Valbuena and right-handed pitcher Dan Straily from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for outfielder Dexter Fowler.
Astros to Participate in Day of Service Tomorrow
Astros first baseman Jon Singleton, pitcher Brett Oberholtzer, Astros front office members and the Astros Urban Youth Academy are kicking off Astros Caravan week and celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a day of service tomorrow, Jan. 19, throughout the Houston area.