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  • 1/27/2015 | Jose Altuve to be guest on Astroline Thursday

    Two-time All-Star second baseman, and 2014 Silver Slugger Award winner Jose Altuve will be the guest on Astroline this Thursday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. CT at Pluckers Wing Bar for the eighth installment of the offseason radio program.

  • 1/24/2015 | 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.

  • 1/24/2015 | 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

  • 1/24/2015 | 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.

  • 1/23/2015 | 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.

  • 1/21/2015 | 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.

  • 1/21/2015 | 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.

  • 1/20/2015 | 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.

  • 1/19/2015 | 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.

  • 1/18/2015 | 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.

  • 1/16/2015 | Astros Urban Youth Academy to host "Scout Day" Showcase Event

    The Houston Astros Urban Youth Academy will host "Scout Day" on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 10 a.m. for selected players at the UYA located at Sylvester Turner Park.

  • 1/16/2015 | Jed Lowrie to Participate in MLB's Diamond Diplomacy Program

    Houston Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie will travel to Colombia January 19-23 to serve as a Sports Envoy in Major League Baseball's "Diamond Diplomacy" program in conjunction with the U.S. Department of State.

  • 1/15/2015 | Astros agree to terms with Carter and Corporan

    The Houston Astros have agreed to terms with infielder/outfielder Chris Carter and catcher Carlos Corporan on one-year contracts for the 2015 season. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

  • 1/14/2015 | Astros acquire Evan Gattis from Braves in five-player deal

    The Houston Astros have acquired Evan Gattis and right-handed pitcher James Hoyt from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz, infielder Rio Ruiz and right-handed pitcher Andrew Thurman. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

  • 1/14/2015 | Astros announce 2015 Caravan schedule

    The 2015 Houston Astros Caravan presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors will hit the road on Tuesday, January 20 to connect with Astros fans throughout Houston and central and south Texas.

  • 1/13/2015 | Astros announce non-roster invites to Spring Training

    The Houston Astros announced their 2015 non-roster invites to Major League Spring Training today, which includes five pitchers, three catchers, seven infielders and two outfielders for a total of 17 players.

  • 1/12/2015 | Kevin Chapman to be guest on Astroline tomorrow

    HOUSTON, TX - Astros left-handed reliever Kevin Chapman will be the guest on Astroline tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m. CT at Pluckers Wing Bar for the sixth installment of the offseason radio program. Astros radio color commentator and former Major League pitcher Steve Sparks will serve as the host.

  • 1/12/2015 | Omar Lopez named Manager of the Year in Venezuelan Professional Baseball League

    Houston Astros Class A Advanced Lancaster manager Omar Lopez has been named the Manager of the Year in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP) for the 2014-15 season. The 38-year-old Lopez, who was the youngest manager in the LVBP this season, led the Caribes de Anzoategui to a league-best 39-24 regular season record in what was his first year as the club's manager. In 2015, he will serve as manager at Class A Advanced Lancaster after serving as manager at Class A Quad Cities from 2013-14.

  • 1/9/2015 | Astros to host Craig Biggio Hall of Fame celebration at Minute Maid Park today

    The Houston Astros are celebrating the career of the first-ever Houston Astros player to make the Hall of Fame, Craig Biggio, with the entire city of Houston this afternoon. Craig Biggio will have the opportunity to thank the fans for all of their support throughout his career as a Houston Astro, and we will re-live some of his greatest moments in Union Station Lobby in Minute Maid Park.

  • 1/9/2015 | Astros Players and Stops Announced for 2015 Caravan and FanFest

    The 2015 Houston Astros Caravan presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors will hit the road on Tuesday, January 20 to connect with Astros fans throughout Houston and central and south Texas.

  • 1/7/2015 | Astros Urban Youth Academy to Launch JrRBI League

    The Houston Astros, Astros Foundation, Astros Urban Youth Academy (UYA) staff and MLB are excited to announce the expansion of the Astros RBI programming to include the first ever Astros JrRBI league, beginning in the spring of 2015.

  • 1/6/2015 | Comments on Craig Biggio

    Below is a collection of comments from former teammates, broadcasters, opponents and others on Craig Biggio.

  • 1/6/2015 | Astros host press conference for new Hall of Famer Craig Biggio

    Craig Biggio addressed members of the Houston media at Minute Maid Park this afternoon shortly after being elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He joins pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz as part of the 2015 Class.

  • 1/6/2015 | Biggio elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    Shortly after 1:00 p.m. CT this afternoon, National Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson announced that former Astros great Craig Biggio was among four players elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2015.

  • 1/5/2015 | Larry Dierker to be guest on Astroline tomorrow

    HOUSTON, TX - Former Astros pitcher, manager, broadcaster and current special assistant to the president Larry Dierker will be the guest on Astroline tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. CT at Pluckers Wing Bar for the fifth installment of the offseason radio program. Astros radio play-by-play commentator Robert Ford will serve as the host.