2016 Houston Astros News
The Houston Astros lost a close game against the Yankees, ending their four game winning streak. The Astros were the first to get on the board with a home run from George Springer in the bottom of the first. However, the Yankees were able to get two runs and the Astros could not connect to get any more. The Astros will be looking for revenge when they play the Yankees twice more at home on the 26 and 27. Then, the Astros head to Detroit to play three games against the Tigers starting on the 29. You still have a chance to get your tickets to catch the play in person. Prices start at $40.
The Houston Astros split their latest four game series against the Athletics. After losing the first game, the Astros came back to win by one the next night. The teams went into the ninth inning with the Astros ahead 7-4. However, the Athletics rallied to take the lead. Then, Luis Valbuena had a three run homer, leading to a walk off win for the Astros. The Athletics were ahead the next night 3-0 going into the ninth, and the Astros tried to rally but only got two. The final game was decided in the tenth inning, when the Astros scored for another walk off win. After the break, the Astros head to Seattle for three games. Tickets are still available, with prices starting at $18.
The Houston Astros ended their seven game winning streak with a loss against the Royals on June 26. Since then, they restarted another streak with two wins against the Angels. In the first game, the Angels were ahead 2-0 going into the seventh inning. The Astros tied it up that inning, and then got ahead with two runs in the ninth. They came out strong in the second game, scoring three runs in the first inning. They only let the Angels score one and won the game 7-1. The two teams play again on June 29, and then the Astros head back home to host the White Sox. Tickets remain available for prices starting at $10.
The Houston Astros have been on the road for over a week, and now they are finally about to return home to Minute Maid Park. Although their time on the road started out rough, the Astros were able to finish strong. In fact, the swept the St. Louis Cardinals in back to back games on Tuesday and Wednesday night at Busch Stadium. Houston won in blowouts both times, winning the first game 5 – 2 and the second one 4 – 1. These were much needed victories for the Astros, who will now host the Cincinnati Reds for the next three nights. Tickets to the game on Sunday currently cost $9 and up.
The Houston Astros are in the midst of a slump, losing their last four games in a row. After beating the White Sox in the first two games of a three game series, the Astros fell 2-1 in the final game. They had two tough, close games against their state rival the Rangers, both of which also ended 2-1 after the Astros tried to rally. The final game in that series went to the Rangers with a score 9-2. The Astros will look to change things and regain some winning momentum when they play the Orioles in a three game series at home, starting on May 24. Tickets remain available for prices starting at $3.
With a freshly updated record of 13-21 in the 2016 MLB season, it is already clear the Houston Astros have had better years. It looked like they were finally starting to get some steam going in recent games, beating the Seattle Mariners 5-1 on Sunday and the Cleveland Indians in a crushing 7-1 victory on Monday. Sadly, they looked anything but dominant in their match against Cleveland yesterday. Not only did the Astros lose the game at home; they were shut out completely by the visiting opponents. The 0-4 loss did not sit well with Houston fans. Catch the Astros at home one more time tonight before they hit the road. Tickets are $3 and up.
The Houston Astros suffered a devastating loss last night at the hands of the Seattle Mariners. Houston managed to get the first run in the second inning while on the road at Safeco Field, however things quickly took a turn for the worst. The Mariners went on to score three unanswered runs in the third, fourth, and fifth innings. Unfortunately for the Astros, those three runs were enough to give the Mariners the win. Houston is now 6-14 and fifth in the American League West. They’ll be on a lengthy road trip until their homecoming on Monday, May 2 against the Minnesota Twins. Tickets are available for $4 and up.
In the Houston Astros' final Spring Training game, the team beat the Phillies 8-4. Dallas Keuchel started on the mound and threw only 78 pitches during his seven innings, during which he kept the Phillies from scoring and only allowed two hits and did not walk anyone. Keuchel will be starting on the mound in the season opener on April 4, which will be against the Yankees in New York. After a couple exhibition games at home, the Astros play three games in New York and three in Milwaukee before they finally head home for their home opener on April 11 against the Royals. You can still get tickets to the home opener for prices starting at $43.
The Houston Astros beat the Blue Jays 7-5 in their latest Spring Training game. The Astros started off strong with three runs in the first inning. Carlos Correa hit a two-run homer in the second inning to add to their lead, and had another homer in the game as well. Preston Tucker also got a homer to help out the team. Michael Feliz got his first start and had three shutout innings to give him a 0.90 ERA in his four appearances. Doug Fister is expected to make his fourth start when the Astros play the Blue Jays again on Friday, March 18. You can still get tickets for this and other Spring Training games, with prices starting at $52.
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The Astros Have the Potential to Win the Division in 2016
The Houston Astros had one of their best seasons in 2015, making into the playoffs in a wild card berth, but missed out on the division title. After the losses of the prior seasons, it certainly gave their fans more hope for the 2016 season. Early predictions believe that the Astros will take the division title in 2016, and there’s always the hope that they’ll bring home the Series title.
One of the ways the Astros are using to improve is through analyzing the data and using technology to increase their performance. Small details, like the spin rate, can make a big difference in how well the players improve when they’re on the field. The Astros were strong last season, but they have even more potential this year.
Get your tickets now to what should be a great season. We have cheap Houston Astros tickets for home games, starting with preseason games on March 31 and April 1. The home opener is on April 11 against the KC Royals, the same team that kept the Astros out of the playoffs in 2015. We have discount prices for many seats, so you can watch this exciting rematch. See why America loves baseball when you come to Minute Maid Park to have a great night of fun and entertainment.