Astros Press Releases
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Astros and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas open youth baseball fields
The Astros Foundation and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) celebrated the opening of three newly revitalized Houston youth baseball fields today at Ingrando Park, 7302 Keller Street.
Astros and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas open youth baseball fields
The Astros Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) will celebrate the opening of three newly revitalized Houston youth baseball fields on Saturday, May 18 at Ingrando Park, 7302 Keller Street. Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane will join BCBSTX Executive Officer Shara McClure and other team and BCBSTX executives as well as Astros centerfielder Justin Maxwell, Astros legendary alumnus Jose Cruz and players and coaches from the Dixie Little League, along with team mascot Orbit.
Houston Astros name Reid Ryan President of Business Operations
The Houston Astros have named Reid Ryan as President of Business Operations. Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane made the announcement today at a press conference at Minute Maid Park.
Astros place Altuve on Bereavement List
The Houston Astros have placed 2B Jose Altuve on the Bereavement List today following the death of his grandmother. To take Altuve's spot on the active roster, the club has recalled IF Jake Elmore (#10) from Triple A Oklahoma City.
George Postolos Steps Down as President & CEO
George Postolos announced today that he has resigned as President and CEO of the Houston Astros.
Astros moms throw out First Pitch as part of Mother's Day Celebration
Prior to today's 1:10 p.m. game vs. the Texas Rangers, the Astros celebrated Mother's Day by having four mothers of Astros players throw out ceremonial first pitches to their sons.
Astros sign RHP Gonzalez; Humber designated
The Astros have signed right-handed pitcher Edgar Gonzalez to a Major League contract, and have designated right-handed pitcher Philip Humber for assignment, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced.
Astros recognize community leader Schlumberger tonight
The Astros will recognize Community Leader Schlumberger at tonight's Lone Star Series opener against the Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park.
J.D. Martinez, Jimmy Paredes, Trevor Crowe to join big club
Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced the following roster moves today: outfielder Trevor Crowe has been selected from Triple A Oklahoma City; outfielder J.D. Martinez has been reinstated from the Disabled List; infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes has been recalled from OKC; outfielders Rick Ankiel and Fernando Martinez have been designated for assignment; infielder Brandon Laird has been optioned to OKC.