Houston, TX- the Houston Astros pursue their first homestand of the season as they finish the three-game series with the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday April 20before welcoming the Toronto Blue Jays at Minute Maid Park, From Friday 22 April to Sunday 24 April.
Highlights of the jam-packed homestand include Replica AL Championship Ringsa Replica Colt .45s Alex Bregman Jerseythe first wear of the Nike City Connect Space City Jerseys, autism awareness day, Faith and Family Day and Orbit Birthday.
Tuesday, April 19 vs. Los Angeles Angels – 7:10 p.m.
The Astros continue their home opener with the Angels on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. CT. 10,000 fans receive replica Yordan Alvarez AL Championship ringpresented by Coca Cola. The Astros will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day Tuesday, with a special pre-match ceremony and a first pitch from J.-C. Hartmanthe first African-American player in Houston franchise history.
Tuesday will also be the first Autism Awareness Night at Minute Maid Parkin partnership with Bregman cares. The night will feature a special pre-match ceremony and one special first throw from the age of nine Brady Columbus behalf Bregman cares. The field will be made up by Astros third baseman Alex Bregman, Columbus’ godfather. Unique activations will be located around the ballpark, including a special lower PA volume in sections 156, 305, and 405. A sensory room will also be located in Champions Pavilion per Section 256. Local Houston organizations, including Unlock Spectrum, Edge of the lake and Greater Houston Easter Stamps will have activations along the main hall. A Autism Awareness Night Hat for $20 is also available. For more information, visit Astros.com/autismawareness.
In honor of the celebration of Jackie Robinson Day and autism awarenessall the products of 50/50 charity raffle on Tuesday evening will go to Jackie Robinson Foundation and Bregman cares. It is also dollar dog nightpresented by Texas Chili Company. Fans are entitled to unlimited hot dogs who are fair $1 each every Tuesday home game during the season.
Wednesday, April 20 vs. Los Angeles Angels – 5:40 p.m. CT
The Astros end the three-game series with the Angels on Wednesday and go wear their new Nike City Connect Space City uniforms for the first time. 10,000 followers will receive a Jose Altuve AL Champion Replica Ring, presented by Gallery Furniture.
Former NASA Astronaut Dr. Bernard Harris will be throw the first pitch in honor of the first field wear of our Space City uniforms. the funds raised from the 50/50 raffle at Wednesday’s game will go to his non-profit organizationthe Bernard Harris Institute/Bernard Harris Foundation. The non-profit organization was founded by the former astronaut to serve socially and economically disadvantaged communities locally and across the country.
Special space-themed photo ops, including the official introduction of the space-themed mural on the side of Union Station, will take place on Wednesday. Following this first official outfit, the Astros will wear the Space City uniforms every Monday. For more information on Uniform and Space City Mondays, visit astros.com/spacecity.
Erica Endersa four-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion race car driver and the Houston native will also launch a ceremonial first pitch.
Friday, April 22 vs. Toronto Blue Jays – 7:10 p.m. CT
The Astros open a three-game series against the Blue Jays on Fridays at 7:10 p.m.. The first one Flashback Friday of the season, the Astros will be celebrating the decade of the 60s with 10,000 fans receiving a Colt .45s Alex Bregman Road jersey, presented by Coca-Cola.
Before each Friday home game, a Pregame Happy Hour presented by Budweiser will take place at Michelob Ultra Bar from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.. Fans can enjoy $5 Ultra Draft, a live DJ and incredible views.
Miss Texas 2021, Victoria Hinojosawill throw a ceremonial first pitch.
After the match, the first Big and Bright Friday Night Fireworks of the season is on deck. Friday Night Fireworks, presented by ConocoPhillipswill present 1960s hit music. Friday night fireworks shows are subject to weather conditions. In the event that a show has to be canceled due to weather, no refunds will be given.
Saturday, April 23 vs. Toronto Blue Jays – 3:10 p.m. CT
Saturday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays is Faith and Family Night, presented by Chick-fil-A Houston. Christian musician Micah Tyler will perform a inspiring post-match concert after the game against the Blue Jays. Each game ticket is also a ticket to the post-game concert and seats to the show are general admission. The concert stage will be located on the third base side. For more information, visit mlb.com/astros/faith.
The Astros will celebrate Yuli Gurriel’s 2021 American League batting title and his Gold Glove 2021 price in a pre-match ceremony.
The team will also celebrate its 2021 Rawlings Gold Glove Team Award in a pre-match ceremony.
A pre-match ceremony recognizing Organ Donor Awareness in partnership with Houston Methodist is scheduled for Saturday, accompanied by a special first throw.
For Earth Day, the Astros Foundation with LyondellBasell and Trees for Houston will give 5,000 trees from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in parking lot B503 rue Chartres 77003. After distribution, LyondellBasell will distribute recycling bags in the main hall during the game.
Sunday, April 24 vs. Toronto Blue Jays – 1:10 p.m. CT
The Astros wrap up the series with the Blue Jays and the six-game home game at 1:10 p.m. Sunday. The game will be a birthday party for everyone’s favorite mascot, Orbit. To celebrate Orbit’s birthday, 10,000 fans will receive an Orbit Bobblehead, presented by Coca-Cola.
A special The Orbit Birthday Celebration add-on package is available for $35. Each person participating will need a birthday party voucher and it will give you access to celebrate Orbit with a pre-game birthday party at Union Station from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Activities will include face painting, a cartoonist, photo ops, snacks and more. The birthday bash will feature Orbit and many of his mascot friends from Houston and across MLB.
There is also a special celebration Add Orbit Birthday Party t-shirt for $15. T-shirts can be picked up from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. You must have a game ticket to redeem your Orbit T-Shirt add-on package.
For more information on Orbit’s anniversary, visit Astros.com/orbitbirthday.
Sunday is also the first Kids run the basics for children from 5 to 12 years old.