2015 Houston Astros Schedule
With some promising youngsters on the rise and a potent overall lineup that should
some major flashes in 2014, the 2015 version of the Astros is excited to show the rest of the division what they're capable
of. This is a team that looks like it has a very bright future thanks to their core of talent, with Jose Altuve having the
type of season that can make him a star in a hurry and some great surrounding players who showed that the Astros have some
serious potential. Come out and see the Astros during a huge matchup and you'll suddenly be right in the thick of the action,
as this is a team that has a strong fan base and will be looking to make some major noise in the American League.
into 2015, the Astros are reloaded with another talented squad bursting with promise and hopes of challenging for a playoff
spot. The Astros have some young players that are looking to make their mark on the American League West, and that could go
a long way in helping this team climb the division standings this season. The Astros have a ton of great matchups on their
home schedule to be played at Minute Maid Park this season, and you can be there in the stands to take it all in live and
in person. This is a great baseball town and the fanfare gets taken to an exciting level when the Astros are gearing up for
a highly anticipated matchup, and there's only one way to be a part of the full Astros experience.
But you also don't
want to forget about the road games, as you have 81 different opportunities to see your team from a completely different perspective
as the Astros look to do their thing on the diamond and put together a memorable season. Whether the game you're looking to
take part in is at home or on the road, the Astros 2015 schedule has plenty to offer, making it a great time to snag your
favorite team gear to make sure that you don't miss a pitch of the excitement this year.
Houston Astros Team
The Houston Astros play in the American League West division of Major League Baseball, a division that also features
the Oakland Athletics, Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Angels and Seattle Mariners. Though it was the Angels who ran away with
the division in 2014, the rest of the division is looking to take a step forward, which will make for another exceptional
season of action along the way. For the Astros, it's hard not to love the 2014 season that Jose Altuve had, as the second
baseman led the league with a.341 average and stole 56 bases to make him one of the most dynamic players in the American League.
You can't forget about Chris Carter either, however, as Carter was one of the top home run threats in the league and gives
the 'Stros some major power in the heart of the lineup. With some talented arms in the rotation as well, this is a team that
can win in a variety of different ways, giving you plenty of incentive to head out and see them in person.
People all over the country love Major League Baseball, and that's no surprise when you consider how
many of them grew up with the game. Baseball has been a part of American culture for more than 100 years and is simply an
integral part of American history. People from all walks of life head to stadiums across the country on a regular basis to
see their favorite players on the diamond doing their thing. These players will wow you with amazing catches, blazing fastballs
and smoking line drives, which add up to some unbelievable nail-biting moments that you just can't duplicate from home. Make
sure to get out and support the Astros this season as you experience all that comes with being there in person for a Major
League Baseball game.
Houston Astros History
The Houston Astros were founded in 1962, when they were known
as the Houston Colt.45s. The organization quickly came up with a new theme in 1965 and renamed the team the Astros. The Astros
spent most of their existence playing in the Astrodome, a stadium they called home from 1965 to 1999. The team now plays their
home games at Minute Maid Park, where you can always count on thousands of fans at every single game as the Astros look to
round into form and swing their way back into the postseason. Houston made their only World Series appearance in 2005 and
their fans are hungry to see them get another crack at the title with a talented team filled with promising young players.
Houston Astros Trivia
Who holds the Astros record for most RBIs in a season?
The answer is Lance Berkman,
the burly switch-hitter who had an amazing career while playing in Houston. In 2006, it really all came together for Berkman,
as the man affectionately known as Big Puma smacked 45 homers and drove in a franchise-best 136 RBIs while hitting.315 for
the season. Berkman would end up toppling 100 RBIs in six different seasons for the Astros, solidifying himself as one of
the best hitters in the history of the franchise.
Houston Astros Fans
Minute Maid Park will be full of
orange and blue this season, but you can't feel the intensity of the stands through that disappointing flatscreen. Put down
the remote, get up off the couch and get ready to see the Astros the way they were meant to be seen. When the game is on the
line and the Astros are looking to put the final touches on a huge win, you'll definitely see what all of the excitement is
about, as this is an excitable fan base that knows how to show the backbone of support for the hometown team. With the Astros
looking to rise in the A.L. West, it just doesn't get any better than this.