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  • 3/29/2015 | Astros Reassign Five Players, Option Three to Minor League Camp

    The Houston Astros made several roster moves this morning affecting a total of eight players in Major League camp. Five players were reassigned to minor league camp: shortstop Carlos Correa, left-handed pitcher Darin Downs, catcher Tyler Heineman, right-handed pitcher James Hoyt and infielder Gregorio Petit. Three players were optioned to minor league camp: right-handed pitcher Jake Buchanan, infielder Matt Dominguez and catcher Max Stassi. The announcements were made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

  • 3/26/2015 | Astros trade Dan Johnson to Reds

    The Houston Astros have traded infielder Dan Johnson to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

  • 3/26/2015 | Astros to celebrate Little League 2015 Opening Day at Community Leaders Parks

    Little League Baseball is celebrating Opening Day of the 2015 season on Saturday, March 28, and the Astros are joining in on the festivities at their Community Leaders parks throughout Houston. Astros Foundation Executive Director Twila Carter, Astros legend Jose Cruz and other Astros alumni and personnel will be on hand at several different parks throughout the day to wish the young ballplayers luck as they kick off the 2015 Little League season.

  • 3/24/2015 | Jeff Luhnow to be guest on Astroline Thursday

    HOUSTON, TX - Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow will be the final guest on Astroline which concludes this Thursday, March 26, at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT), and airs from the ESPN Club at Disney's BoardWalk in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Astros radio color commentator and former Major League pitcher Steve Sparks will serve as the host.

  • 3/23/2015 | Three players sent to Minor League camp

    Right-handed pitchers Mark Appel and Dan Straily and outfielder Andrew Applin have been sent to minor league camp, Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced this morning.

  • 3/20/2015 | Seven players sent to minor league camp

    This morning, the Astros sent the following seven players to minor league camp: IF Matt Duffy, IF Nolan Fontana, IF Colin Moran, C Roberto Pena, RHP Jason Stoffel, OF Preston Tucker, RHP Alex White.

  • 3/19/2015 | Astros Assistant Trainer Rex Jones to retire following 2015 season

    HOUSTON, TX - Longtime, popular Astros Assistant Athletic Trainer Rex Jones has announced that he will retire following the 2015 baseball season.

  • 3/16/2015 | Alan Ashby to be guest on Astroline Wednesday

    HOUSTON, TX - Television broadcaster and former Astros catcher Alan Ashby will be the guest on Astroline this Wednesday, March 18, at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT), which airs from the ESPN Club at Disney's BoardWalk in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Astros radio play-by-play commentator Robert Ford will serve as the host.

  • 3/16/2015 | ROOT Sports to broadcast first Astros game Tuesday

    ROOT Sports will broadcast its first Astros game on Tuesday when the Astros visit the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton, FL (12:05 pm CT start). It will be the first of four Astros Spring Training telecasts for ROOT Sports.

  • 3/16/2015 | Four players sent to minor league camp

    Right-handed pitcher Michael Feliz, infielder Ronald Torreyes and right-handed pitcher Vincent Velasquez have been optioned to minor league camp, and right-handed pitcher Brady Rodgers has been reassigned to minor league camp, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.

  • 3/14/2015 | Astros statement on the passing of Al Rosen

    The Houston Astros join the rest of the baseball world in mourning the passing of former Astros General Manager Al Rosen, who passed away on Friday night at the age of 91.

  • 3/13/2015 | Three players sent to minor league camp

    Left-handed pitcher Luis Cruz and outfielder Domingo Santana have been optioned to minor league camp and catcher Luis Flores has been reassigned to minor league camp, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today.

  • 3/9/2015 | Dallas Keuchel to be Guest on Astroline tomorrow

    HOUSTON, TX - Left-handed starter and 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove winner Dallas Keuchel will be the guest on Astroline tomorrow, March 10, at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT), which airs from the ESPN Club at Disney's BoardWalk in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Astros radio color commentator and former Major League pitcher Steve Sparks will serve as the host.

  • 3/8/2015 | Houston College Classic Names 2015 All-Tournament Team, 2016 Field

    The 2015 Houston College Classic concluded tonight at Minute Maid Park with Texas A&M being named the Tournament Champions with a perfect 3-0 record. The Aggies were matched by LSU, which also went 3-0, but earned the tiebreaker with a plus-eight run differential, as opposed to the Tigers plus-six mark. Hawaii, the University of Houston and Nebraska each went 1-2, while Baylor finished 0-3.

  • 3/4/2015 | A.J. Hinch to be guest on Astroline tomorrow

    HOUSTON, TX - New Astros manager A.J. Hinch will be the guest on Astroline tomorrow, March 5, at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT), which moves to the ESPN Club at Disney's BoardWalk in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Astros radio play-by-play commentator Robert Ford will serve as the host.

  • 3/3/2015 | Houston College Classic returns to Minute Maid Park this weekend

    The 15th annual Houston College Classic returns to Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros, this weekend (March 6-8) with regional matchups highlighting the three-day, six-team, nine-game tournament.