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  • 6/30/2015 | Astros sign 37th overall pick OF Daz Cameron

    The Houston Astros announced today the signing of outfielder Daz Cameron, who was selected with the 37th overall pick in the Competitive Balance Round A in the 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft.

  • 6/29/2015 | Altuve gaining ground in voting for 2015 MLB All-Star Game

    Updated American League All-Star voting totals released today by Major League Baseball revealed that Astros second baseman Jose Altuve moved over 200,000 votes closer to the lead for second basemen.

  • 6/26/2015 | Astros sign third round pick RHP Riley Ferrell

    The Houston Astros announced today the signing of right-handed pitcher Riley Ferrell, who was selected in the third round of the 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft.

  • 6/26/2015 | Astros Place Qualls on DL, Recall Singleton

    The Houston Astros have placed right-handed pitcher Chad Qualls on the 15-day Disabled List with a pinched nerve in his neck, and have recalled first baseman Jon Singleton from Triple A Fresno, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.

  • 6/25/2015 | Astros sign second overall pick SS Alex Bregman

    The Houston Astros announced today the signing of shortstop Alex Bregman, who was selected with the second overall pick in the 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft.

  • 6/24/2015 | Astros sign ninth round pick LHP Zac Person

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed left-handed pitcher Zac Person, who was selected in the ninth round of the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

  • 6/22/2015 | Astros set preliminary rosters for rookie affiliates

    The Houston Astros have set the preliminary 2015 minor league rosters for the Rookie Level Greeneville Astros and Rookie Level Gulf Coast League Astros.

  • 6/22/2015 | Astros Statement regarding the passing of Darryl Hamilton

    The Houston Astros issued the following statement today regarding the passing of former Major League outfielder and MLB Network analyst Darryl Hamilton, who was 50:

  • 6/19/2015 | Astros sign five players from 2015 MLB draft class

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed an additional five players who were selected in the 2015 MLB Draft.

  • 6/18/2015 | Astros and Timewise Food Stores Launch Craig Biggio Commemorative HOF Cup Sale

    In honor of Houston's newly-elected Hall of Famer, the Astros and Timewise are teaming up to provide fans with a limited-edition Craig Biggio Hall of Fame commemorative cup, available at any Houston-area Timewise location throughout the summer.

  • 6/18/2015 | Astros sign three players from 2015 MLB draft class

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed an additional three players who were selected in the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

  • 6/17/2015 | Astros sign eight players from 2015 MLB draft class

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed an additional eight players who were selected in the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

  • 6/16/2015 | Astros sign nine players from 2015 MLB draft class

    The Houston Astros announced today that the club has signed an additional nine players who were selected in the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

  • 6/15/2015 | Astros Sign Fifth-Overall Selection Kyle Tucker

    The Houston Astros announced today the signing of outfielder Kyle Tucker, who was selected with the fifth-overall selection in the first round of the 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The official announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow and Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias.

  • 6/10/2015 | Celebrate Dad with Father's Day Themed Homestand at Minute Maid Park

    The first place Houston Astros, who currently have the most wins in the American League with 34, kick off a five-game homestand this Friday. Throughout the homestand, the Astros are celebrating dads everywhere with Father's Day-themed events, giveaways and special ticket promotions. Additionally, Astros top prospect Carlos Correa will make his Houston debut on Friday.

  • 6/10/2015 | Astros Officially Recall Velasquez to Make Tonight's Start

    Effective today, right-handed pitcher Vincent Velasquez has been recalled from Double A Corpus Christi and will start tonight vs. the White Sox in Chicago, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced.

  • 6/9/2015 | Astros Complete Day 2 of 2015 First-Year Player Draft

    The Houston Astros have selected 12 players through the first two days of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

  • 6/9/2015 | Astros Foundation to Host Third Annual Picnic in the Park on June 14

    On Sunday, June 14th, the Astros Foundation will hold its third annual Picnic in the Park fundraising event in the outfield of Minute Maid Park. This popular event, which gives fans the rare opportunity to be on the grass at Minute Maid Park, will feature 2015 Astros players, alumni and members of the Astros front office. All proceeds from the charitable event will benefit the Astros Foundation's cornerstone youth baseball programs in the Greater Houston Area.

  • 6/9/2015 | Astros Make Four Selections in 2015 MLB Draft Tonight

    The Houston Astros have completed their selections tonight by picking outfielder Daz Cameron and right-handed pitcher Thomas Eshelman in Day 1 of the June 2015 First-Year Player Draft. Cameron was selected with the first pick in the Competitive Balance Round A (#37 overall) and Eshelman was selected in the second round (#46 overall).

  • 6/8/2015 | Astros Select Bregman, Tucker with Second and Fifth Overall Picks

    The Houston Astros have selected shortstop Alex Bregman and outfielder Kyle Tucker with the second and fifth overall picks in the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

  • 6/7/2015 | Astros select Carlos Correa to Major League roster

    The Houston Astros have selected shortstop Carlos Correa to the Major League roster. He will join the club tomorrow in Chicago for the opener of the Astros three-game series against the White Sox.

  • 6/5/2015 | Astros to hold open tryout at Urban Youth Academy

    HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros will conduct an open tryout on Thursday, June 11, at the Astros Urban Youth Academy, located at 2801 S. Victory Dr., Houston, TX 77088.

  • 6/4/2015 | Astros announce exciting new concepts for Minute Maid Park

    The Houston Astros today announced conceptual plans for the proposed renovation of the center field area of Minute Maid Park, following the 2015 season.

  • 6/4/2015 | Hinch named to All-Star coaching staff

    Major League Baseball announced today that American League All-Star Manager Ned Yost has named Astros manager A.J. Hinch and Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon to his All-Star coaching staff.

  • 6/3/2015 | Keuchel wins second straight AL Pitcher of the Month Award

    Major League Baseball announced this afternoon that Houston Astros left-handed pitcher Dallas Keuchel has been named the American League Pitcher of the Month for May.

  • 6/2/2015 | Astros announce Minor League players of the month for May

    The Houston Astros Player Development Department has named May's Minor League Pitchers and Players of the Month at each of their four in-season minor league affiliates.