AUSTIN, Texas - February 25, 2019 - Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced a partnership with the Round Rock Express and Corpus Christi Hooks to provide live and on-demand coverage of the Houston Astros Futures Weekend exclusively on FloLive.com.
Houston Astros Futures Weekend will feature a rare two-game series between the Triple-A Round Rock Express and Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks. Game one of the series begins at 6:15 p.m. CT on March 30 at Whataburger Field, home of the Hooks. Game two is set for 2:05 p.m. CT on March 31 at Dell Diamond, home of the Express.
The series promises to spotlight some of MLB's future stars as 14 of the Astros top 20 prospects, according to MLB.com and MLB.com's Top 100 Prospects list, played at either the Double-A or Triple-A level last season, including pitchers Forrest Whitley (#7), Josh James (#62), Corbin Martin (#81) and J.B. Bukauskas (#97), as well as outfielders Kyle Tucker (#8) and Yordan Alvarez (#44).
"We are excited to partner with FloSports to showcase some of the top talent not only in the Houston Astros organization, but in all of Minor League Baseball," Ryan Sanders Baseball COO J.J. Gottsch said. "We can't wait to share both Whataburger Field and Dell Diamond with FloSports' audiences ahead of the Corpus Christi Hooks' 15th anniversary season and the Round Rock Express' 20th anniversary season."
"FloSports is proud to expand our baseball coverage and spotlight some of the top MLB prospects," FloSports Director of Global Rights Acquisition Lindsey Ross said. "We have a great relationship with Ryan Sanders Baseball and look forward to adding Minor League Baseball to our offering."
In addition to Astros Futures Weekend, fans will also have access to Mid Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) baseball games, Big Ten Conference baseball games, the Frisco Classic, and more on FloLive.
To access live and on-demand coverage of the Astros Futures Weekend and other baseball games, visit FloLive.com and become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the games across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4.
With more than 10,000 live competitions per year, FloSports continues to emerge as the global leader in live, in-depth, and on-demand digital coverage for passionate sports fans. For more information, visit FloLive.com or FloSports.tv.