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Astros Press Releases

  • Altuve Named American League Most Valuable Player

    HOUSTON, TX - Tonight on MLB Network, the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) named Astros second baseman Jose Altuve the 2017 American League Most Valuable Player. Altuve edged out the Yankees Aaron Judge and the Indians Jose Ramirez in the voting. Glove Award, three batting titles and two stolen base titles.

  • Tickets for the 2018 Shriners Hospitals College Classic Now Available

    HOUSTON, TX - Tickets for the 18th annual Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic, which will be held from March 2-4, 2018, are now on sale at Astros.com. The three-day, six-team, nine-game tournament, which is held at Minute Maid Park every spring, will feature three programs from local universities, including the University of Houston, Sam Houston State and Louisiana-Lafayette, and three from the SEC, in Mississippi State, Vanderbilt and Kentucky. All nine games over the weekend will pit a local university against an SEC opponent.

  • Astros GM Luhnow a candidate for Best Executive Award

    Fan voting has begun for annual Esurance MLB Awards.

  • Altuve, Springer win AL Silver Slugger Awards

    Louisville Slugger announced tonight that two Houston Astros All-Stars in second baseman Jose Altuve and outfielder George Springer have won Silver Slugger Awards as the top offensive players at their positions in the American League.

  • Altuve receives two Players Choice awards

    The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) announced the winners of their highest honors tonight, naming Astros second baseman Jose Altuve the MLB Player of the Year and the AL Most Outstanding Player. This marks the second consecutive year that Altuve has won both awards.

  • Astros hire Joe Espada as Bench Coach

    The Houston Astros have named Joe Espada as their bench coach. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

  • Houston Astros Are 2017 World Series Champions

    With tonight's Game 7 win over the LA Dodgers, the Houston Astros are World Series Champions for the first time in franchise history. Prior to this season, the Astros had gone 55 years without a World Series Championship and had appeared in only one other World Series (2005). The Astros defeated the LA Dodgers by a score of 5-1 tonight at Dodger Stadium.

  • Astros to Host World Series Games 3, 4 and 5 vs. LA Dodgers, Starting Tomorrow

    The Astros will host the LA Dodgers in Games 3, 4 and 5 of the 2017 World Series presented by YouTube TV here at Minute Maid Park this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27-29. Friday's Game 3 will begin at 7:20 p.m. CT as Astros RHP Lance McCullers Jr. takes the mound vs. familiar foe RHP Yu Darvish and the Dodgers. Saturday's Game 4 will also begin at 7:20 p.m. CT with Astros veteran RHP Charlie Morton on the bump vs. Dodgers LHP Alex Wood. Game 5 on Sunday is also slated to begin at 7:20 p.m. CT. Last night, the Astros won their first World Series game in franchise history in a dramatic, 11-inning contest. The World Series is now knotted up, 1-1, as the Astros and Dodgers enter Game 3 on Friday.

  • Astros win first AL pennant in franchise history, advance to World Series

    The Astros punched their ticket to the 2017 World Series tonight by closing out the New York Yankees, 4-0, in a dramatic Game 7 of the American League Championship Series.

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